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Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Now Available for Android and iOS Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Now Available for Android and iOS
- April 25, 2018

We're still waiting for that one to arrive while developer Niantic continues to make Pokémon go a better game for fans with more patience than I have. Among all that, there's still a mystery to be solved, however - you've got to figure out why your character's brother was expelled from Hogwarts in the first place. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Active Specs leaked: Snapdragon 845, 4000mAh battery, more Samsung Galaxy S9 Active Specs leaked: Snapdragon 845, 4000mAh battery, more
- April 25, 2018

Then an unprecedented price cut just one month after launch seemingly confirmed those reports . "Samsung has made significant improvements to its go-to-market strategy, with wider availability of the S9 in more markets at launch". It will be fueled by an octa-core Snapdragon 845 SoC, along with having 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. As for the camera, the phone will get a 12MP rear camera with variable f/1.5 - f/2.4 dual aperture. (more...)
Pregnant Pippa Middleton visits royal baby Pregnant Pippa Middleton visits royal baby
- April 25, 2018

While the family has yet to comment, Pippa's loose-fitting ensemble could be hiding her growing baby bump. According to reports, the Duchess of Cambridge's younger sister Pippa Middleton is alleged to be "pregnant" with her very first child. (more...)
New 2019 Lexus ES revealed to rival BMW 5 Series New 2019 Lexus ES revealed to rival BMW 5 Series
- April 25, 2018

The idea with the new ES 300 in general was to make it more sporty. In higher specification variants, the front head lamps uses 24 individual LEDs to provide an adaptive lighting solution that both illuminates the front better while not glaring the oncoming traffic. (more...)
Samsung starts global sales of new NVMe SSDs Samsung starts global sales of new NVMe SSDs
- April 25, 2018

On the 970 PRO, buyers can expect sequential read speeds of up to 3500MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 2700MB/s. Write speeds in particular have had a 30 percent boost over the previous generation thanks to improvements made to Samsung's V-NAND and Phoenix controller. (more...)
LG G7 ThinQ Super Bright Display confirmed LG G7 ThinQ Super Bright Display confirmed
- April 25, 2018

Currently, the Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ can reach above 1,000 Nits , but the functionality is limited to when the phone is in direct sunlight and it cannot be directly activated by the user. Building on the well-received LG G6's display-to-body ratio, the LG G7 ThinQ will be easy and comfortable to operate and hold in one hand, especially with the ergonomic and lovely curved tempered glass. (more...)
BMW iX3 Concept breaks cover BMW iX3 Concept breaks cover
- April 25, 2018

Times are changing, though, and a production iX3 is expected to arrive in 2020. The concept reveals much of what BMW has in store, particularly when it comes to electric technology. The same is true of the concept's special "aerodynamically optimised" alloy wheels. As such, we're expecting this to make its way into future BMW models that are being built with hybridization in mind. (more...)
'Starcraft II' finally gets a store for player-made maps 'Starcraft II' finally gets a store for player-made maps
- April 25, 2018

According to Blizzard's announcement, "With the launch of StarCraft II patch 4.3.0, we'll be introducing two new Arcade maps made by prominent community creators with whom we've been working over the past year". Adding to that you will discover and craft new equipment in order to strengthen your squad, level up and unlock new abilities and talents. The first of the two maps available is ARK Star , from Daniel "Pirate" Altman, who won Blizzard's 2015 Rock the Cabinet contest earlier. (more...)
Revenue Approximations Analysis: The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Synchrony Financial (SYF)
- April 25, 2018

The company's 3-months average volume stands at 8.19 million. Northwestern Mutual Wealth has 0.11% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) for 154,591 shs. Ramsay Stattman Vela And Price Incorporated has 2.55% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) for 59,900 shares. In total 19 analysts cover Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS ). (more...)
Alden Ehrenreich's signed on for two more appearances as Han Solo Alden Ehrenreich's signed on for two more appearances as Han Solo
- April 25, 2018

The latest trailer for SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY revealed that the film was set ten-years before A New Hope , meaning there's a full decade of potential stories that Lucasfilm could tell. So the studio enlisting Ehrenreich for up to three movies may just be an option they'd like to have available to them if they decide that there's an appetite out there for more young Han Solo appearances. (more...)
Apple Negotiating with Samsung on Reducing OLED Pricing Apple Negotiating with Samsung on Reducing OLED Pricing
- April 25, 2018

According to Yoon's LinkedIn profile , Yoon was responsible for overseeing digital strategy, e-commerce, marketing, social media, and new business at Samsung, a company he left this March. Yoon announced the appointment by updating his LinkedIn account to reveal he has been named general manager of Apple Korea and was hired by Apple in April. (more...)
As of April, 25 PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Analysts See $0.41 EPS As of April, 25 PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Analysts See $0.41 EPS
- April 25, 2018

Howland Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Paypal Holdings by 0.4% in the first quarter. (NASDAQ: PYPL ) by some 63,739,221 shares, 586 decreased positions by 94,197,192 and 138 held positions by 811,733,434. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 18,480 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,438,483.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. (more...)
Instagram data download tool arrives, but only on desktop for now Instagram data download tool arrives, but only on desktop for now
- April 25, 2018

An Instagram spokesperson now confirms to TechCrunch that "the Data Download tool is currently accessible to everyone on the web, but access via iOS and Android is still rolling out". Here, under the Data Download heading, click Request Download . Enter your email address and password 3. You'll find Data Download within your privacy settings, and after requesting your info, it'll be compiled and delivered within a matter of hours/days. (more...)
Strange Brigade Release Date Officially Announced Alongside Collector's Edition Strange Brigade Release Date Officially Announced Alongside Collector's Edition
- April 25, 2018

Strange Brigade will launch on August 28, 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Players will be able to select one of four different explorers, each with their own arsenal of weapons and superhuman abilities, before embarking on their unsafe adventure. (more...)
Analyst Advice And Earnings Insight: Intel Corporation (INTC), TransEnterix, Inc. (TRXC)
- April 25, 2018

Shares of INTC traded up $0.30 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $51.40. About 17.39 million shares traded. CAI International, Inc. (CAI) has risen 37.07% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:NKE) on Thursday, March 23 with "Neutral" rating. (NYSE:NKE) earned "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, September 28. Bokf Na invested 0.54% in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ). (more...)
Nintendo Switch Homebrew Exploit Discovered Nintendo Switch Homebrew Exploit Discovered
- April 25, 2018

Are you a techie who knows how to write? A sticking point for several gamers has been the inability to backup save game files to any form of external media, meaning that if the console dies, so do the hours of save game data. Executing the exploit does take quite a bit of skill but, with the steps required relatively easy to follow and available online, anyone can theoretically take advantage of it to gain control of a Switch console . (more...)
Twitter announces updated privacy policy ahead of new European Union laws Twitter announces updated privacy policy ahead of new European Union laws
- April 25, 2018

To make things worse, even some SaaS companies that claim to be GDPR ready, are not fully compliant. How will this affect HR and payroll teams? This is because GDPR takes a much harder line on non-compliance than the current legislation. (more...)
Apple releases iOS 11.3.1 with 3rd-party screen replacement bug fix Apple releases iOS 11.3.1 with 3rd-party screen replacement bug fix
- April 25, 2018

Apple has released iOS 11 .3.1, its thirteenth official update to the iOS 11 operating system, for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, fixing a bug which caused some third-party screen repairs on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus models to disable the touch functionality of the device. (more...)
Google quietly adds podcast support to the Google App on Android Google quietly adds podcast support to the Google App on Android
- April 24, 2018

Google Assistant - even with Google Home - is now capable of playing specific podcasts and episodes, but the content seems to be sourced directly from Google Search. Below them you will also find recent episodes that you can start streaming instantly, by tapping on the play button. "The average iPhone listens to over ten times more podcasting than the average Android", Reneau-Wedeen told podcast blog Pacific Content . (more...)
Amazon is building a domestic robot, report says Amazon is building a domestic robot, report says
- April 24, 2018

Amazon has already invaded homes with the help of the Echo, and it's now looking to take things further with a fleet of robots. These robots are, for now, expected to be a more mobile platform for Alexa that can navigate homes independently. (more...)
Vivendi Ex-Chair Bollore Arrested in Corruption Probe Vivendi Ex-Chair Bollore Arrested in Corruption Probe
- April 24, 2018

The French billionaire is described as someone very close to some heads of States of West Africa. Bollore Group said the logistics subsidiary, SVC Africa, "did not engage in any illegal actions" and that Havas provided its services "in full transparency". (more...)
Apple Offers Free Battery Replacement to Faulty MacBook Pros Apple Offers Free Battery Replacement to Faulty MacBook Pros
- April 24, 2018

Apple has determined that a component may fail in these laptops with the knock-on effect being the battery expands. The swelling is not a safety issue , Apple promises, but it will replace eligible batteries, free of charge. If you are unsure as to whether your MacBook Pro has been affected, you just need to access the serial number and submit to the official support page. (more...)
Wolfenstein 2 Hits Switch on June 29th Wolfenstein 2 Hits Switch on June 29th
- April 24, 2018

The port was made possible by the developers at Panic Button who have first-hand knowledge of porting titles to Switch. "A far deeper game than its B-movie stylings would imply at a glance, Wolfenstein II also delights with its fast-paced, creative first-person warfare". (more...)
PayPal announces support for Samsung Pay starts rolling out today PayPal announces support for Samsung Pay starts rolling out today
- April 24, 2018

Almost one year later, the PayPal integration is finally rolling out to Samsung Pay, bringing a number of benefits to make things easier for mobile users. If you have One Touch enabled, the account will be provisioned. Google's own Google Pay has this PayPal integration since for a long and now Samsung is also adding the PayPal integration to their Samsung Pay service. (more...)
Google brings its jobs search feature to India Google brings its jobs search feature to India
- April 24, 2018

Now when users search for "jobs near me", "jobs for freshers", or similar job-seeking queries, they will see a special module that can be expanded to a more immersive experience. This new experience from the tech giant proffers a quick and easy way to find new job opportunities across various job listing websites, online classifieds as well as companies. (more...)
Here's Everything That's Changing in Spotify's Free Mobile App Here's Everything That's Changing in Spotify's Free Mobile App
- April 24, 2018

Other playlists will remain on shuffle. There are also rumors of a possible "smart speaker" in the works, and since Spotify is the most popular streaming music service out there, it would definitely give Google, Amazon, and Apple a run for their money. (more...)
Mercedes A-Class Sedan breaks cover in Beijing with long wheelbase Mercedes A-Class Sedan breaks cover in Beijing with long wheelbase
- April 24, 2018

According to Mercedes , the Chinese A-Class L Sedan features highlights such as multiple innovative driving assistance systems borrowed from the S-Class , as well as the MBUX system's intelligent voice control with natural speech recognition, which is of course proficient in various Chinese dialects, including Sichuanese and Cantonese. (more...)
No touchdown at Kentucky Derby for Gronkowski...the horse No touchdown at Kentucky Derby for Gronkowski...the horse
- April 24, 2018

Gronkowski the horse, that is. Phoenix Thoroughbreds ownership group announced Monday that Gronkowski the horse developed a fever over the weekend and is unable to make the journey to Churchill Downs. Gronkowski recently bought an interest in the animal and said he was excited to meet his namesake during Derby week. In other Derby news, Quip was withdrawn from the Derby and will be pointed to the Preakness Stakes on May 19. (more...)
God of War Collectibles Guide - Midgard
- April 24, 2018

Since the alphabet is used throughout the game, too, there's probably a lot more translations fans can do. Somehow, I had missed the hype behind the video game . Series lead character Kratos returns as the primary character, this guy now has a child called Atreus. Referred to as a "reimagining" for the franchise business, the game-play has indeed been reconstructed, using one primary modification being that Kratos no longer makes use of the trademark double-chained blades. (more...)
Huawei P20 Pro FAQs, Pros, Cons, User queries and answers Huawei P20 Pro FAQs, Pros, Cons, User queries and answers
- April 24, 2018

It is likely to be live streamed, though there is no placeholder or video teaser yet; we will update this story as the stream becomes available. The company has not launched the Huawei P20 in India since it could clash with the launch of the Honor 10 in the country. (more...)