Amazon’s stock (NASDAQ NDAQ : AMZN) climbed more than 11% in the last 5 trading days, adding nearly $170 billion to its market cap. To put things in perspective, the increase in Amazon’s AMZN market cap in a single week was more than the magnitude of market cap of most of the firms in the S&P 500 index. Needless
Start planning out space for your PS5 games on the system’s SSD now, because they are going to take up a lot of room. In fact, it might not be too long before you have to start deleting games if the file sizes Sony has revealed are anything to go by.
On the PlayStation Direct website, which lets you buy PlayStation games and accessories directly from Sony, Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Demon’s Souls both have their file sizes estimated. In the case of Spider-Man: Miles Morales, the standard version of the game takes up 50GB, while the Ultimate Edition, which packs in a copy of Spider-Man: Remastered, takes up 105GB. Demon’s Souls, meanwhile, is a full remake of the 2009 PS3 game and takes up about 66GB.
For comparison, From Software’s previous game, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, takes up less than 13GB on PS4. The PS3 version of Demon’s Souls
The No. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels will host the No. 19 Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday at noon ET in an ACC battle at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Both programs are off to 2-0 starts on the season by are 1-1 against the spread in those two games. This is the 42nd all-time meeting between the two teams and Virginia Tech has a comfortable 24-11-6 edge in the series.
However, the Tar Heels appear to be turning the corner in their second season under Mack Brown and these teams put on a show in 2019 with Virginia Tech winning a 43-41 shootout. This time around, the Tar Heels are four-point favorites with the over-under for total points at 58.5 in the latest North Carolina vs. Virginia Tech odds from William Hill. Before making any Virginia Tech vs. North Carolina picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets aim to snap a two-game losing skid when they host the Louisville Cardinals on Friday evening. Georgia Tech opened the season with a strong win over Florida State, but the Yellow Jackets suffered back-to-back losses before an open date last week. Louisville’s journey has been similar, with a season-opening win over Western Kentucky before losses to Miami (FL) and Pittsburgh in ACC play.
Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. William Hill lists the Cardinals as five-point road favorites in Atlanta, down half a point from the opener, in the latest Louisville vs. Georgia Tech odds. The over-under is set at 65. Before making any Georgia Tech vs. Louisville picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will host the Louisville Cardinals in an ACC matchup on Friday evening. Both teams enjoyed open dates last week, setting the stage for a matchup of well-rested clubs. Georgia Tech is 1-2 on the young season, toppling Florida State and losing to UCF and Syracuse. Louisville won its season opener over Western Kentucky before losing to Miami (FL) and Pittsburgh.
Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET in Atlanta. William Hill lists the Cardinals as 4.5-point road favorites, down a point from the opener, while the over-under is set at 64 in the latest Louisville vs. Georgia Tech odds. Before making any Georgia Tech vs. Louisville picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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An ad slamming Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for the company’s handling of misinformation is expected to run during Wednesday’s presidential debate, per a CNN report.
The ad is already posted online and features Zuckerberg’s commentary at a congressional hearing overlaid with headlines reporting on Facebook’s recent missteps, such as its handling of QAnon networks.
Facebook remains under scrutiny from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle as regulators continue to fight for more accountability from Big Tech.
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An ad slamming Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is expected to run during Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate, CNN first reported.
The ad, run by the group Accountable Tech, attacks Zuckerberg for the handling of misinformation on the social media site. The ad — which you can view here — features footage of Zuckerberg telling congressional leaders that as Facebook’s founder, he ultimately has responsibility for what
It was another solid quarter for the FactSet Innovative Technology SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XITK), even though both it and the Nasdaq fell quite a bit from the quarterly highs. Still, the XITK ETF tacked on a 16.1% gain in the third quarter versus a gain of “just” 11% for the index.
Given that the exchange-traded fund surged more than 47% in the second quarter, last quarter’s gains were impressive. Again that handedly outperformed the Nasdaq, which rallied 30.6% in Q2.
Some investors look at the XITK ETF and say, “No, that’s way too risky. I’ll stick
The 22nd-ranked Brigham Young Cougars are looking to keep moving up in the rankings when they host the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs on Friday night. Kickoff is set for 9 p.m. ET at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah. The Cougars have scored 103 points in the first two games, cruising to a 48-7 victory against Troy on Saturday night, and junior quarterback Zach Wilson has the offense humming. Louisiana Tech, coming off a 10-3 season in 2019, also is unbeaten this year and is scoring big points with Luke Anthony calling the shots. BYU has allowed 10 points over the two games, while Louisiana Tech has given up 68.
William Hill lists the Cougars as 24.5-point favorites in the latest BYU vs. Louisiana Tech odds. The over-under for total points scored is 59. Before making any Louisiana Tech vs. BYU picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine
Shares of Synnex Corp. (NYSE:SNX) surged more than 7% on Wednesday after another impressive performance in the third quarter. The company announced results on Tuesday after the market closed that beat analysts’ expectations on revenue and earnings.
Shares of the company are now up about 11.77% over the last 30 days and about 115% since bottoming on March 18. This results in a net year-to-date gain of just 8.85%.
Factoring in the company’s third-quarter earnings results, Synnex’s trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio now stands at about 11.19. This prices the stock below the Peter Lynch earnings line of 15. At the current price of about $141.87 per share, Synnex’s stock has the potential to rally toward $190 per share before the end of the year.
For reference, Synnex posted non-GAAP earnings of $4.26 per share in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Amazon’s newly announced Luna streaming service will run Windows games on a standard Amazon Web Services EC2 G4 instance, the company told Ars Technica in a roundtable discussion. Those server instances sport Nvidia T4 GPUs equipped with 320 Turing Tensor cores and support for Nvidia’s GRID virtualization drivers.
Luna’s server architecture is significantly different from that of Google’s Stadia, which uses Linux-based data servers and Vulkan’s open source graphics APIs. That means extra work for Stadia developers who have to port their existing games to Stadia’s environment, which can sometimes lead to apparent graphical snafus.