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Dow Stands Taller At 200 Points: Walmart In Positive

By on May 17, 2019

According to today’s stock market update, US stocks include Dow have traded higher and stood 200 points taller. On Thursday morning, the Dow Jones reported upbeat earnings because two main companies in the US performed well. This included Walmart And Cisco.

Both Walmart and Cisco performed higher and better because one main company from China named Huawei got banned from America. 

Initially on Thursday, Trump came in the middle of the emergency, stating he doesn’t need any Chinese companies operating in the country because they are inconsistent with the trade tariffs.

Moreover, Trump is trying to build pressures everywhere, which seem to benefit the American Economy to a large extent but it is only that on the middle to the coup- level, things seem to be erratic.

US Stocks: Positives

On Thursday, almost the week close, it was revealed that the economic data on the US labor market, plus the housing markets, was better than expected and so it sort of offset worries because of trade.

A Picture of the Major US Indexes

Reports revealed that the Dow Jones Industrial Average (the DJIA) stood at 0.98%.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was 1.05% higher and stood at 219 points, settling at 25,865.

Moreover, the S&P 500 index, the SPX stood at 1.26%, as it rose by 31 points and then at 1.1% settling at 2,882 points.

The Dow stood alone but the Nasdaq Composite Index (COMP) stood at 1.30% as it rose to 96 points, to 1.2% settling at 7, 918.

Key Economic Data In Figures

So, the total number of Americans who are essentially applying for jobless benefits decreased and increased by the weekend to 212,000, the Labor Department revealed. However, it is still lower than the 217,000 as expected by Market Watch.

Further reports revealed that the construction of the houses went to new homes and it rose by 6% in April.

According to Commerce Department, construction of homes rose to 6% from the month earlier the Commerce Department said.

Additionally, it settled at an Annual Rate of 1.24 million and then by 1.21 million paces.

Stocks In Focus

These important stocks are in key focus today:

  • Dow Component Walmart Inc. (WMT) as it rose from 2.18% to 4%.

Moreover, Dillard’s INC, DDS was at -9.97% as its stocks dropped by 11.2% on Thursday morning.

Crude Oil, on the other hand, CLM9 was 1.55% in the green as prices advanced. Gold, on the other hand, was GCM9, 0.89% lower.

Additionally, the US dollar was DXY or 0.25% higher.

Asian markets were important to look at, at the week close. For example, it had a 1.2% drop from the Kospi SEU 1.20% and then the Shanghai Composite the SHCOMP stood 0.58% higher too.

Moreover, aside from Dow, in Europe, stocks advanced and the Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP was 1.27% in the green, as it rose by 1%.

Cisco Systems stood at 6.94% and rose to 5.6% after the company rose by 5.6% points.

Finally, the Japan’s Topix slumped by 14% as compared to a year ago. The S&P 500 was 5.65% higher. The Nasdaq Composite was also about 12% points higher.

These patterns, information and updates were enough for one to understand how the week will close and what to expect with the week ahead.

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Did Facebook/WhatsApp Just Go Down In US?

By on April 15, 2019

On Sunday, mega giants such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram were down on the last day of the weekend, Sunday.

It was revealed that all social media giants such as Facebook were not loading off on Sunday.

When all three social networks went down, it wasn’t clear as to how long the platforms would be.

According to several reports, none of the users could were worried about Facebook or Instagram.

Moreover, Facebook acquired Instagram both in 2012 and 2014.

Several people wrote on Twitter about the outage, including #FacebookDown #InstagramDown and then, #WhatsApp down.

Facebook has over 1.52 billion active users on Facebook.

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iOS 12.2 Is Here: With AirPlay 2 Features, Animoji etc.

By on March 26, 2019

iOS 12.2 is here and it is rolling out to iPads and iPhones.

The new software brings the Apple News Plus, with news subscriptions and bundle magazines. Get access to premium news articles and more for just $9.99 a month.

The new iOS 12.2 will feature the following:

  • The ability to play videos from your device to Apple TV
  • You can also control your Apple TV through Siri from your iPad and iPhone and iPod touch
  • Update your feature to Apple TV version 12.2

Further, the new software update brings support for Apple’s 2nd generation AirPods.

With the iOS 12.2 comes iPad Pro and support for Logitech Crayon.

The new iOS update comes with new Animoji’s including:

  • Giraffe
  • Shark
  • Owl
  • Boar

Get the new software update by opening your settings and then tapping General. Navigate to software update and go to it again and download it.

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Zuckerberg Promises Private Communication In The Future: But You Shouldn’t Believe Him!

By on March 8, 2019

According to recent reports, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is on the edge and there is no reason to believe in him and why.

It was revealed that Facebook’s future will be through private communication. However, it is obvious that Facebook will fail to deliver his promises altogether as per its history.

CEO of Facebook delivered this notice in a 3000 word note- titled as A Privacy Focused Vision for Social Networking.

Zuckerberg reveals that his company’s future will be through private conversation and through Messenger, WhatsApp apps and Instagram.

Who knows that Mark Zuckerberg will be delivering his promise but don’t get your hopes too high because you never know what the truth might be.

When Zuckerberg was asked about his privacy policy, he did not give any confirmation. Moreover, he gave no guarantees either.

Facebook will be expanding its focus on private communication but it has no plans to get rid of its programs such as Instagram and Newsfeed.

Private Communication: How?

Private communication means more integrity and more power and authority. Zuckerberg confirms that his notice will be fruitful but he isn’t sure when and how. It’s going to take years, as what he says and believes in.

Facebook has been under scrutiny for, as it has been addressing fake news, but their problems are not obvious and not clear.

Whatever the issues might be or the concerns might be, Facebook has always been short on its promises. There’s less reason to believe in him and why but he is adamant that the future of his company will be through private conversation.

To Conclude

Only the future will tell why to believe in Facebook or not believe in Facebook because the company has mostly fell short of its promises.

Things might be different in the future because of private conversation but nonetheless.. there’s also no reason to believe in him for he has often fell short of his promises.

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A New Weed Breathalyzer: Get High Without Getting Stoned

By on March 7, 2019

Hound Labs, a Bay Area company announced that it completed a very successful clinical trial for its marijuana breathalyzer.

Reports reveal that the company will be moving forward with making a new commercial product with about a $5000 price tag.

The new product will be targeted towards construction and police companies.

Reports Hound Labs that the new THC can be detected in their breath. In a new minuscule amount of trillionth of a gram per litre.

Weed, they say, affect people in more than one way. After adjusting for age, gender, race and alcohol use, Department of Transportation study revealed that drivers who smoked were safer than those who smoked after they drank. Essentially, the cross of both beer and weed itself can ruin one’s sense of self and dignity as well.

However, it common knowledge that weed itself might not be that harmful though it might have certain important impacts on the body especially on your speech.

Little know how and preclude to weed and the new weed breathalyzer: the new weed breathlyzer gets you all the sense of weed without leaving a bad taste in your mouth or affecting your body and soul.

THC can be detected in one’s breath, especially two-three hours of inhaling. According to CEO Dr. Mike Lynn, a former ER doctor and VC, this amounts to a significant breakthrough that validates our technology and science.

Apparently, right now and at the moment, Mashable has a non-working prototype of the hound but it presents great possibilities for the future.

Essentially, weed and all other kinds of elements are prevented from from impairment at THC level. Pot consumption can lead to impairment especially when you are drunk. However, it is also true that this presents great possibilities- the new weed breathlyzer that might be here very soon.

Stoners aren’t paranoid. The hound may be able to get you off the hook without you even trying it.

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Bunch of iPhone Apps Records Your Screen

By on March 6, 2019

iPhone is and always has been very popular. However, with time, iPhone apps have started to record your screen.

Interestingly, apps and online services can be used to gather your data and they might be using it against advertising and analytics.

While few apps ask for your permission before they record any data, others don’t even ask for your permission and that is Alarming.

Important Elements…

You never know what might be stealing your data but most iPhone Apps are. These apps are definitely transferring and storing your data and in the most breachful way.

Tech Crunch reports that certain popular iPhone applications are failing on two counts.

Many companies such as Air Canada, Expedia, Hollister and record your screen while using them and they often don’t even ask for your permission.

Moreover, others have confirmed to ‘TechCrunch’ that Air Canada is seeking customer information. According to reports, user information has entered in and collected on in Air Canada.

Majority of the companies today said that when they seek customer information, they try to improve your experience. However, even if they do say that their intentions are pure, they should be disclosing what they are trying to do. They might say its for your own safety but it is better that YOU protect your data.

In the midst of it all…

iPhone apps are taking your data away and they include the following:

  • Air Canada
  • Appsee
  • Glassbox (In coordination with Air Canada)
  • Hollister
  • Expedia

Be careful when you are downloading apps because they are taking your data away.

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