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Nintendo breaking the law : Forbrukerr├ądet Nintendo breaking the law : Forbrukerr├ądet
- February 22, 2018

The company been singled out as the worst offender of seven major digital video games platforms that were looked at by the Norwegian Consumer Council in this investigation. However, pre-ordering could result in paying a lot of money for a product that turns out to be a disappointment. Kotaku Australia also contacted Nintendo locally for comment regarding the company's refund policies in regards to Australians and local consumer law; if we get a reply on any of the above, we'll let you know. (more...)
Katie Holmes has very exciting news! Get the details Katie Holmes has very exciting news! Get the details
- February 22, 2018

Ilene Chaiken ( Empire ) and Melissa Scrivner Love ( Person of Interest ) will write the project and executive-produce alongside Holmes, Judy Smith ( Scandal ) and Oly Obst ( The Mick ). Holmes will next be seen on the big screen in this summer's Ocean's 8 . She has also recently appeared in the mini-series The Kennedys: Decline and Fall (as Jackie Kennedy) and in the Showtime drama Ray Donovan . (more...)
Toyota develops cheaper magnet for EV motors Toyota develops cheaper magnet for EV motors
- February 22, 2018

Toyota (NYSE :TM) has created the world's first neodymium-reduced, heat-resistant magnet, and says it could be used in electric vehicles in the future. Rare earth minerals are vulnerable to supply disruption and demand spikes. The new magnet uses significantly less neodymium and can be used in high-temperature conditions. (more...)
Burnout Paradise Remastered Won't Have Microtransactions After All Burnout Paradise Remastered Won't Have Microtransactions After All
- February 22, 2018

Additionally, Walke stated that the soundtrack for Burnout Paradise Remastered will be preserved from the original release (other than 2 songs that could not be carried over due to licensing issues), with the soundtrack available to listen to now on Spotify . (more...)
911 dispatcher killed by suspected drunk driver in Brooklyn Park 911 dispatcher killed by suspected drunk driver in Brooklyn Park
- February 22, 2018

The State Patrol said alcohol was a suspected factor in the collision, which remains under investigation. Minneapolis city officials said Bixby was a 911 dispatcher for Minneapolis and was on her way to work when she was killed. Bixby started working with Minneapolis emergency communications almost four years ago and helped train new members, the Star Tribune reported . Shaka taught at North Central University in Minneapolis in the Bible and Theology Department from 1996 until he retired ... (more...)
Geneva Motor Show debut for all-new Peugeot 508 Geneva Motor Show debut for all-new Peugeot 508
- February 22, 2018

The vehicle has the i-Cockpit that was taken directly from the Exalt concept auto. The design is a world away from the current ageing vehicle and features a stunning fastback look that manages to offer a great alternative to both the Ford Mondeo and Vauxhall Insignia and could even tempt a few people away from German execs like the VW Arteon. (more...)
Blu Vivo X With Quad Cameras, 18:9 Display Launched: Price, Specifications Blu Vivo X With Quad Cameras, 18:9 Display Launched: Price, Specifications
- February 22, 2018

There's a second dual camera setup on the back of the Vivo X . It's packing a 13MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus, and laser focus, and there's also a 5MP sensor. Another selling point of the BLU Vivo X is the 4,010 mAh battery with Ultra-Fast 5V/2A fast charging capabilities. While the phone's specs are pretty standard, it's the selfie features that stand out. (more...)
Apple Working on Upgraded AirPods With Improved Siri Integration Apple Working on Upgraded AirPods With Improved Siri Integration
- February 22, 2018

Now, coming to the second major upgrade to the AirPods; Apple is aiming to make the wireless earphones survive against splashes of water and rain. Then again, "OG" AirPods are not a lot easier to come by these days than a year or so ago, taking roughly two weeks to ship from Apple's USA e-store at the time of writing. (more...)
Average 4G speed poorest in India, shows OpenSignal report Average 4G speed poorest in India, shows OpenSignal report
- February 22, 2018

According to the report, maximum average LTE speeds in any country have plateaued at an average of 50Mbps while the global average LTE speed is 16.4 Mbps. This is despite the fact that 4G has been expanding at a rapid pace across the country, and networks are being upgraded from slower 2G services. Interestingly this is happening at a time players like Jio, Airtel and Vodafone are increasing the data limits of mobile consumers. (more...)
Warcraft 3 Invitational & PTR Patch Notes Warcraft 3 Invitational & PTR Patch Notes
- February 22, 2018

Now available on the PTR test realms, Warcraft 3 Patch 1.29 will bring a number of changes to Blizzard's classic RTS. Warcraft III patch 1.29 adds widescreen support, and extends the game lobbies, which now allow for 24 players in a single game. (more...)
Critical uTorrent Bugs Allow Hackers To Snoop And Steal Downloads Critical uTorrent Bugs Allow Hackers To Snoop And Steal Downloads
- February 22, 2018

At the same time, visiting any website would mean that the website in question would be able to access the download history and downloaded files. This month, BitTorrent began emitting new versions of these products for people to install by hand or via the built-in update mechanism. (more...)
Google sued by former employee over Google sued by former employee over "wrongful termination"
- February 22, 2018

The present episode has links to last year's internal memo by James Damore - another Google employee who was sacked by the search giant - that spoke about gender bias at Google. Further, the spokesperson stated that this it is a very standard expectation that most employers expect from their employees, and that the majority of Google employees express their opinion and get involved in discussions within the boundaries that have been appropriately drawn up by Google. (more...)
Global Antifouling Paints and Coatings Market 2018 - BASF, Sherwin-Williams, PPGIndustries Global Antifouling Paints and Coatings Market 2018 - BASF, Sherwin-Williams, PPGIndustries
- February 22, 2018

Shipbuilding is one among the major consumer of corrosion protective coatings as major corrosion is reported in commercial ships. So, the first time reader benefits with a clear and better understanding of the Anti-Corrosion Coatings market. (more...)
Apple named World's Most Innovative Company Apple named World's Most Innovative Company
- February 22, 2018

Other than Apple , Netflix, Square, Tencent, Amazon, Patagonia, CVS Health, The Washington Post, Spotify, and the National Basketball Association are also in the top 10 most innovative companies list. It provides both a snapshot and a roadmap for the future of innovation across the most dynamic sectors of the economy. Responding to media, Fast Company deputy editor David Lidsky disclosed that the MIC list is an inspiring and insightful window into how many companies have embraced ... (more...)
Bp Plc Trims Holdings in Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS)
- February 22, 2018

Arcadia Investment Management Corp who had been investing in Citrix Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.74 billion market cap company. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Sector Perform" rating in Monday, January 25 report. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.14, a current ratio of 1.55 and a quick ratio of 1.55. (more...)
Riley Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (SBCF)
- February 22, 2018

The stock is trading $25.76 its 50-day moving average by -1.47%. About 309,992 shares traded. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 15.46% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. Where the relative strength index (RSI ) is a technical momentum indicator that compares the magnitude of recent gains to recent losses in an attempt to determine excess buying & selling conditions of an asset, it is one of the most popular technical indicators, computed on the basis of the speed and direction of ... (more...)
Kendrick Lamar & SZA Sued Over 'Black Panther' Music Video Artwork Kendrick Lamar & SZA Sued Over 'Black Panther' Music Video Artwork
- February 22, 2018

According to the lawsuit, movie bosses got in touch in 2016 and in January (18), to ask her to either lend her work to the film or create something new for it. "And at the same time they're stealing from African artists", Viktor told the Times in an interview earlier this month, when she first alleged her work was stolen. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 leaked before official launch Samsung Galaxy S9 leaked before official launch
- February 22, 2018

The phones which are hitting shelves on March 16 after the Samsung Unpacked reveal on February 25 will be shown off in augmented reality. The phone will apparently be available for preorder in Samsung's home market on February 28, which is a few days earlier than the previously rumored March 2 date. (more...)
Wallet's Google Pay Send rebrand rolling out to Android and iOS Wallet's Google Pay Send rebrand rolling out to Android and iOS
- February 22, 2018

We have repeatedly noted that much of the success of Android Pay , which since September of previous year, earned in Ukraine, due to the simplicity of its use - payment system can run on nearly any modern smartphone with Android, equipped with NFC module. (more...)
710bhp Ferrari 488 Pista Revealed - The Most Powerful V8 Prancing Horse Ever 710bhp Ferrari 488 Pista Revealed - The Most Powerful V8 Prancing Horse Ever
- February 22, 2018

Although the Ferrari 250 GTO was the first to receive the GTO moniker, it was the 288 GTO - known simply as the GTO - which began an era of creating more powerful, lighter versions of existing Ferrari road cars, an ethos that has continued to this day with the 488 Pista. (more...)
Hyundai Santa Fe unveiled, gets new 8-spd auto Hyundai Santa Fe unveiled, gets new 8-spd auto
- February 22, 2018

Hyundai is launching its all-new fourth-generation 2019 Santa Fe SUV later this year with a pair of gas engines , and a new diesel engine option is poised to follow in early 2019. Its all-wheel-drive system provides capability in crummy weather, and features different modes to distribute torque for improved performance. The new Santa Fe has also grown in size with an overall length of about 4750 mm, a width of 1879, and an increased wheelbase of 2766 mm. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro sale today Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro sale today
- February 22, 2018

Xiaomi announced the two devices, Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 pro in India, unveiling the company's first MI TV alongside on February 14. Let's take a look at what these phones have to offer and which phone surfaces as the champion. Finally the day has arrived when fans and mobile lovers will get to buy the latest Redmi Note. When it comes to hardware, the Redmi Note 5 comes with the same old processor as Redmi Note 4 . (more...)
Anyone Could Hack into Your Tinder Account Using Just a Phone Number Anyone Could Hack into Your Tinder Account Using Just a Phone Number
- February 22, 2018

Once the attacker has access to this token, they could then use the same to enter the user's Tinder account, says AppSecure. Anand Prakash from Appsecure explained how the attack works on Tinder, "The user clicks on Login with Phone Number on tinder.com and then they are redirected to Accountkit.com for login". (more...)
A free update soars to Super Mario Odyssey! A free update soars to Super Mario Odyssey!
- February 22, 2018

Balloon World isn't the only update today: new outfits for Mario and new filters for Snapshot Mode have also been added. The new outfits - Sunshine, Musician and Knight Armor - will be available to purchase using coins after players have completed the main story. (more...)
Intel Releases Additional Security Patches To Fix Security Flaw Intel Releases Additional Security Patches To Fix Security Flaw
- February 22, 2018

Previously released patches - which were released to OEMs, adapted for hundreds of motherboards, and released as BIOS updates - were buggy, causing system instability. "There are a number of possible mitigation techniques for the branch target injection Spectre variant 2 exploit". After working to fix those issues, Intel started releasing new patches nearly two weeks ago, when new code for Skylake-based PCs was released. (more...)
Polen Capital Management LLC Has Increased Stake in Adobe Sys INC (ADBE)
- February 22, 2018

The stock decreased 0.69% or $1.41 during the last trading session, reaching $201.56. The stock exchanged hands with a volume of 2.72 million shares compared to its standard daily volume. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 1 by JP Morgan. Since September 13, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 14 selling transactions for $79.49 million activity. (more...)
United States says N Korea passed up meeting with vice president United States says N Korea passed up meeting with vice president
- February 22, 2018

Ivanka Trump, the White House official and daughter of President Trump, will be leading the U.S delegation to the closing ceremonies of the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Pence was in South Korea for the opening of the Winter Olympics . The thaw on the Korean Peninsula followed a year of escalating tensions caused by the Pyongyang's missile and nuclear tests carried out in violation of the UN Security Council's resolutions. (more...)
SpaceX to launch test satellites to kick off internet project SpaceX to launch test satellites to kick off internet project
- February 22, 2018

Its goal is to beam internet into your home from space , with an orbiting group of devices providing high-speed, cable-like internet all over the world. As this is previously flown booster (first launched on August 24, 2017), SpaceX will not attempt to recover it for a third flight. Now, the company is planning same for the fairing . (more...)
Bigelow Aerospace to sell space habitats to customers Bigelow Aerospace to sell space habitats to customers
- February 22, 2018

Tuesday morning he announced the launch of BSO, Bigelow Space Operations , a separate company that would, essentially, help countries or corporations manage future space stations. Bigelow could potentially play a role in the upkeep and management of the station, or provide expandable platforms for a new station. "But the national markets are very important and we hope to place their payloads in low earth orbit". (more...)
The Insider Selling: Tesla Inc (TSLA) VP Sells 1000 Shares of Stock The Insider Selling: Tesla Inc (TSLA) VP Sells 1000 Shares of Stock
- February 22, 2018

The stock decreased 0.44% or $1.47 during the last trading session, reaching $333.3. About 120,626 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. After $-0.09 actual earnings per share reported by Kosmos Energy Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 22.22% negative EPS growth. (more...)