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Double Tap To Zoom Is Coming To The Google Camera Via Update Double Tap To Zoom Is Coming To The Google Camera Via Update
- August 12, 2017

Also worth noting is that this update only seems to be showing up for those who have Nexus , Pixel , or Android One phones, so if you fit into that category then you may want to keep an eye on the Play Store My Apps section or your status bar if you have update alerts set up. (more...)
'Pehredaar Piya Ki': Smriti Irani asked to ban the show 'Pehredaar Piya Ki': Smriti Irani asked to ban the show
- August 12, 2017

Urging a probe and registering a case under the POCSO Act, 2012, it said the action would help set a precedent for other tele-serial makers. In an interview to IANS, Tejaswi said she doesn't understand why people are being critical of her show when they support the same thing on a show like HBO's fantasy drama Game of Thrones . (more...)
Breton Hill Capital Ltd. Has $225000 Stake in Liberty Media Corporation (LSXMK) Breton Hill Capital Ltd. Has $225000 Stake in Liberty Media Corporation (LSXMK)
- August 12, 2017

Citigroup Inc. raised their price objective on Liberty Media Corporation from $40.00 to $47.00 and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a research report on Monday. The shares were bought at an average cost of $38.08 per share, for a total transaction of $25,891,734.40. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 271,034 shares in the company, valued at $9,938,816.78. (more...)
Ram 3500 Improves Towing and Torque Capability Ram 3500 Improves Towing and Torque Capability
- August 11, 2017

The Ram 3500 still uses a 6.7-liter Cummins I-6, but a variable geometry turbocharger and improved fuel flow now allow it to run higher boost. Ram noted that its 30,000-lb. Ram trucks, yet again, is back on top. The Ram's extra grunt isn't for naught, either, as the model is now capable of towing up to 30,000 pounds when equipped with the brand's new fifth-wheel hitch design. (more...)
Researchers Discover Rare Fossils Of Winged Mammals From Dinosaur Age Researchers Discover Rare Fossils Of Winged Mammals From Dinosaur Age
- August 11, 2017

Each has wing-like skin exquisitely preserved attached to their arms and legs, suggesting that flight evolved in mammals 100 million years earlier than it did among the modern flying animals, such as bats and flying squirrels. The new species, Maiopatagium furculiferum and Vilevolodon diplomyl , belong to an extinct branch of the mammalian evolutionary tree known as the haramiyidans - creatures though to be the predecessors of the modern mammal, according to BBC News . (more...)
Woman Killed After Driver Fleeing from Police Crashes in Bridgeport Woman Killed After Driver Fleeing from Police Crashes in Bridgeport
- August 11, 2017

Guzman-Rivera will appear in court Friday. The suspect continued driving onto Railroad Avenue and struck a blue Toyota, fatally injuring the driver, police said. Police have not released the identity of the suspect or the woman who was killed in the crash. "Upon being apprehended by Connecticut State Troopers, Connecticut State Police K9 Nero and Bridgeport Police Officers, Guzman-Rivera physically assaulted K9 Nero". (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices Inc
- August 11, 2017

It has outperformed by 185.95% the S&P500. Insiders have sold a total of 41,390,216 shares of company stock valued at $21,024,000,018,073,800 in the last three months. For a company whose sales grew 20% year-over-year in its latest quarterly report, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . "( AMD ) Stock on This Dip" on August 10, 2017. (more...)
Intel promises a fleet of 100 autonomous cars this year Intel promises a fleet of 100 autonomous cars this year
- August 11, 2017

In the aftermath of the closing of the transaction in the amount of $ 15 billion , Intel announced that it would test these cars that are fully autonomous in Europe, Israel and the United States. BMW , Nissan , and Volkswagen vehicles are likely test mules, because those carmakers already have a relationship with Mobileye . KitGuru Says: Autonomous vehicle technology seems to be the big thing companies are chasing after these days. (more...)
Mystery Planet Nibiru Might Collide With Earth: Is This End ofthe Earth….?? Mystery Planet Nibiru Might Collide With Earth: Is This End ofthe Earth….??
- August 11, 2017

The result was the creation of the asteroid belt and planet Earth. According to his freaky theory, this month's solar eclipse will signal that the planet, which has never been observed by scientists, is about to collide with our own. After thirty-three days, i.e. on 23 September, US' total solar eclipse will be arranged to be same as the Revelation book before the world ends. The process will cast darkness across the swaths of Earth's surface. (more...)
Tesla To Develop Self-Driving Semi-Truck, Will Test In California & Nevada Tesla To Develop Self-Driving Semi-Truck, Will Test In California & Nevada
- August 11, 2017

Additionally, a California DMV spokeswoman told Reuters that the state's officials were to meet with Tesla on Wednesday to discuss autonomous trucks. That's the term for automated vehicles traveling very close together at speed, which significantly cuts aerodynamic drag. In the paperwork, Tesla would have to explain to the DMV how they have tested the truck and safety measures. (more...)
Facebook Introduces New 'Watch' Video Platform Facebook Introduces New 'Watch' Video Platform
- August 11, 2017

The new tab will be called Watch and will initially showcase videos created by the Facebok creators and also sponsored by the Facebook itself. Shows that will be available on Watch will include variety of genres ranging from cooking shows to documentaries to reality shows. (more...)
Microsoft launches Xbox Live Creators Program Microsoft launches Xbox Live Creators Program
- August 11, 2017

Microsoft is trying to simplify entry into the Insider Program through the use of a heirarchical ring program. Previously, the program was limited to a selected group of players, but Microsoft has announced anyone will be able to opt in to the lowest-tier of the Insider Program. (more...)
Latest Fitbit smartwatch leak shows off design and new heart-rate tech Latest Fitbit smartwatch leak shows off design and new heart-rate tech
- August 11, 2017

The front showcases a touchscreen color display, and there are three buttons flanking it - one on the left and two on the right. The watch, which shares close similarities with a leak from earlier this year, looks like it will be available in three colours: A silver case with a navy strap, a rose gold case with a blue strap and a darker case (it nearly looks like black or very dark grey), with a black strap. (more...)
2016 down as warmest year on record 2016 down as warmest year on record
- August 11, 2017

He said the region has seen changes even in the short time since the last report , four years ago. " Temperature. affects agricultural productivity, energy use, human health, infrastructure, natural ecosystems and many other essential aspects of society and the natural environment ". (more...)
Ferrari Can't Decide Whether or Not to Build a New Dino Ferrari Can't Decide Whether or Not to Build a New Dino
- August 11, 2017

Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne said there are split views within the automaker's management on whether to revive the Dino nameplate for an entry-level sports auto. Bernstein analyst Max Warburton said in a note to investors: "Marchionne appeared to dismiss the idea that a smaller Dino sports vehicle is imminent, to our surprise". (more...)
Science Says: Solar specs needed for safe viewing of eclipse
- August 11, 2017

In Eau Claire, it will appear as a partial eclipse with 82 percent of the sun covered. That's why the library this week announced that it's giving away special glasses for viewing the total solar eclipse on august 21, ensuring the public is properly prepared for the celestial event . (more...)
Hearthstone: Knights of the Frozen Throne Hearthstone: Knights of the Frozen Throne
- August 11, 2017

Finally, this expansion launches with a single-player "Adventure" mode that's free to play, and rewards you with a free Death Knight Legendary card (1 of 9 available) once you beat it. Like the above-mentioned "Warcraft" references, the Frostmourne was first introduced by Blizzard as a runeblade attached to the Frozen Throne and intended for whoever assumes the identity of the Lich King. (more...)
Philippine central bank keeps policy steady Philippine central bank keeps policy steady
- August 11, 2017

The board increased the inflation forecast this year to 3.2 percent from 3.1 percent. A former deputy governor, Espenilla, 58, began his term as chief last month, inheriting an economy that's threatening to overheat and a currency under pressure. (more...)
Maruti Suzuki India announces complete revamp of its True Value operations Maruti Suzuki India announces complete revamp of its True Value operations
- August 11, 2017

The first such outlet has been opened in New Delhi. As a part of Maruti Suzuki's transformation, a network of independent True Value outlets will be set up across the country, with a larger display area for a variety of pre-owned cars of Maruti Suzuki. (more...)
CENTRAL TRUST Co Raises Position in Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) CENTRAL TRUST Co Raises Position in Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)
- August 11, 2017

The stock increased 0.37% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $67.15. About 5,272 shares traded. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. It also reduced Activision Blizzard Inc Com (NASDAQ:ATVI) stake by 120,665 shares and now owns 132,054 shares. Ishares Core S&P 500 Etf (IVV) was raised too. (more...)
LeBron James developing sneaker store comedy for HBO LeBron James developing sneaker store comedy for HBO
- August 11, 2017

Past HBO shows like How to Make It in America have touched on sneaker obsessives in the past, but it will be interesting to see how an entire show revolving around a sneaker boutique will fair. Carter - who also managed Johnny Manziel for a short period - helped seal the King's monster Nike lifetime deal in 2015, negotiating the biggest deal in Nike history, reportedly worth more than $1 billion. (more...)
'Overwatch' Deathmatch: Two new Arcade modes released on PTR 'Overwatch' Deathmatch: Two new Arcade modes released on PTR
- August 11, 2017

Since Overwatch was built from the ground up to be a team-based game, Blizzard had taken the stance that it wasn't appropriate to include such an individualistic mode. Numerous existing maps will be modified to work better with a free-for-all mode and Overwatch is also introducing a brand new map called Château Guillard for the game mode. (more...)
Home United suffer heartbreak in zonal final of AFC Cup Home United suffer heartbreak in zonal final of AFC Cup
- August 10, 2017

The Philippine side struck early, as OJ Porteria put the Busmen ahead two minutes in and, 40 minutes later, Manny Ott doubled the lead via well-placed free kick. Manuel Ott added a second with a superlative free-kick shortly before half-time and, despite Stipe Plazibat hitting the woodwork for the visitors within the final 10 minutes, Ceres were able to see out the remainder of the tie to be crowned ASEAN zonal champions. (more...)
'Damn close' asteroid due to speed past Earth 'Damn close' asteroid due to speed past Earth
- August 10, 2017

The asteroid, dubbed TC4, first flitted past our planet in October 2012 - then at about double the distance before disappearing. Scientists expected the asteroid to return for a near-Earth rendezvous this year, but did not know how far. Estimated to be between 15 to 30 meters in size, the ESA said an asteroid of this magnitude entering our atmosphere would have a similar effect to the Chelyabinsk event. (more...)
BMO Capital Markets Reaffirms Underperform Rating for NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) BMO Capital Markets Reaffirms Underperform Rating for NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)
- August 10, 2017

NVDA has been the subject of a number of research reports. Insiders own 5.82% of the company's stock. The firm had revenue of $1.94 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.91 billion. Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) was raised too. Investors sentiment increased to 1.23 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.12, from 0.93 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 69 investors sold NVDA shares while 306 reduced holdings. (more...)
Climate report: Earth hotter, seas higher Climate report: Earth hotter, seas higher
- August 10, 2017

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a leading environmental agency which is part of the United States federal government, found that global temperatures were warmer last year than in 137 years of recordkeeping for a third consecutive year - surpassing the previosu record of 2015. (more...)
ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (NYSE:ETP) Analytical Analysis ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (NYSE:ETP) Analytical Analysis
- August 10, 2017

To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS ), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 3rd. This represents a $1.14 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.45%. At the time of the Sunoco Logistics Merger, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (more...)
Looking at Shares of Axis Energy Corp (AXGC) — Equity Focus Looking at Shares of Axis Energy Corp (AXGC) — Equity Focus
- August 10, 2017

What are top analysts saying about Western Digital Corporation? The stock declined 2.48% or $2.01 reaching $78.98 on the news. Traders are keeping a keen eye on shares of Axis Energy Corp (AXGC). It is negative, as 49 investors sold WDC shares while 223 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 335 raised stakes. 235.90 million shares or 1.40% less from 239.26 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. (more...)
New Ford Focus RS Limited Edition revealed New Ford Focus RS Limited Edition revealed
- August 10, 2017

As Whickman said above, just 500 are up for grabs. The new LSD has been designed by United Kingdom engineering firm Quaife, providing even better traction and cornering through the use of gears instead of clutches. An 8.0-inch "Sync3" multimedia system sits atop the centre stack. The Focus RS Limited Edition is built on the fit-for-purpose no frills mantra of Ford Performance during the vehicle's development, with minor aesthetic changes created to maximize the road presence and technical ... (more...)
London Underground will get 4G connectivity by 2019 London Underground will get 4G connectivity by 2019
- August 10, 2017

Khan also plans to form a dedicated "Not-spot team" to work with local authorities to discover dead spots in the city and work on how to best resolve them. To help tackle the issue of connectivity on a borough by borough basis the Mayor has formed what is being described as a "Not-Spot Team" that will be on the ground helping local boroughs modernise their connectivity infrastructure. (more...)