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OYE PUNJABI! Tiger Shroff & Disha Patani Do The Bhangra For Baaghi 2 OYE PUNJABI! Tiger Shroff & Disha Patani Do The Bhangra For Baaghi 2
- March 02, 2018

Tiger Shroff is playing an Indian army officer in the film and he is like one man army in the trailer of the film. The song has been sung by Navraj Hans and Palak Munchal, while the music has been re-created by Sandeep Shirodkar and Ginny Diwan has penned the additional lyrics. (more...)
Portola Pharmaceuticals (PTLA) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
- March 02, 2018

It has outperformed by 9.11% the S&P500. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Parsley Energy, 3 give it " Buy ", 0 "Sell" rating, while 2 recommend "Hold". Geode Capital Management Llc decreased Insight Enterprises Inc (NASDAQ:NSIT) stake by 19,234 shares to 392,359 valued at $18.02M in 2017Q3. Intuit Inc. (more...)
Amazon might give Alexa more intelligent real-time translation powers Amazon might give Alexa more intelligent real-time translation powers
- March 02, 2018

We reached out to Amazon to hear more about the possible Alexa language upgrade. A report from Yahoo Finance suggests that Amazon is looking to amp up Alexa's translation skills, by also including how to respond to cultural norms. It makes sense that Amazon would launch this feature for Alexa, given everything else she can do, but it does have me wondering whether this means we'll be seeing some Alexa-powered earbuds or headphones from Amazon in the near future. (more...)
Watch all the Sony Xperia XZ2 phone promo videos here Watch all the Sony Xperia XZ2 phone promo videos here
- March 02, 2018

Sony's latest Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact were unveiled at the weekend with a new design and plenty of updated features. The phones also support wireless charging . The phone boasts a new advanced Motion Eye camera which shoots images and film in 4K HDR , which Sony claims is a world-first in a mobile. In the Xperia XZ1 a year ago, we saw Sony introduce its 3D Creator app, which looked great in their product presentations, but just didn't work the way it was expected to in real life. (more...)
Homrich & Berg Has $458000 Stake in American Tower Corp (AMT)
- March 02, 2018

The stock decreased 2.56% or $3.56 during the last trading session, reaching $135.77. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Richard Bernstein Advsr Lc holds 0.44% or 24,957 shares. Great Lakes Advsrs Ltd Liability accumulated 26,460 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt holds 0.31% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc. (more...)
Huawei P20 Lite pictured with a notch and dual rear cams Huawei P20 Lite pictured with a notch and dual rear cams
- March 02, 2018

The leaked images show the similar full-screen display which we saw on the P20. Huawei , a couple of days sent out media invites for the launch event to take place in Paris on the stated date. While the Huawei P20 family was not at the MWC in Spain, the Huawei P20 Lite did show up in a brochure from Vodafone Spain. The phone will run on Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0 running atop and it will be backed by a 3520mAh battery. (more...)
Sridevi will be cremated today Sridevi will be cremated today
- March 02, 2018

Sridevi , who used only one name onscreen, began her film career as a child actress and went on to star in regional films in southern India before making her Bollywood debut in the late 1970s. Her funeral is scheduled today, on Wednesday at 3:30 pm at the Pawan Hans Cremetorium. "She lay there, lovely in a red saree, serene in death & totally at peace", actor Hema Malini said on Twitter . (more...)
School In Ghana Doesn't Have PCs, Teacher Draws Windows On Blackboard Instead School In Ghana Doesn't Have PCs, Teacher Draws Windows On Blackboard Instead
- March 02, 2018

Without a computer to demonstrate to his pupils, Richard Appiah Akoto, 33, from Ghana , drew the layout of Microsoft Word in detail on his classroom's blackboard at Betenase M/A Junior High School in Sekyedumase. I didn't know it would get the attention of people like that", Akoto told Quartz. Akota's plight came to the attention of Microsoft via entrepreneur Rebecca Enonchong, who tweeted Microsoft Africa, saying "Surely you can get him some proper resources". (more...)
A bus-size asteroid will whiz by Earth Friday A bus-size asteroid will whiz by Earth Friday
- March 02, 2018

The pass-by will be streamed live by the Virtual Telescope Project . The asteroid is about 23 feet (7 meters) wide, the program's asteroid-tracking widget stated. Last Sunday another asteroid - 2018 DU - made a close shave with Earth, as it soared past at a distance of just 84,000 miles above the surface. The space rock is called DV1 and is roughly seven metres wide - which is pretty puny. (more...)
Facebook Ditches Plan for 2 Separate News Feeds Facebook Ditches Plan for 2 Separate News Feeds
- March 02, 2018

As part of that, the company has reduced the number of news articles in the News Feed by about 20 percent. Less than six months after starting the "experiment" in six markets - including Sri Lanka and Cambodia -, the social giant has back-pedalled on the "Explore" feature, which saw publishers' content moved into a separate and less visible news feed. (more...)
GeForce 391.01 drivers get ready for Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition GeForce 391.01 drivers get ready for Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition
- March 02, 2018

There's even a first-person mode, because it's a PC game. If you're into Playerunknown's Battlegrounds , Warhammer: Vermintide 2 or World of Tanks , there's more good news. 3DVision - System shutdown time increases when Stereoscopic 3D is enabled. The "Content type" setting in Nvidia's color settings should no longer reset to "auto-selected". (more...)
New Far Cry 5 Live-Action Trailer Released New Far Cry 5 Live-Action Trailer Released
- March 02, 2018

Far Cry 5 comes out in approximately 26 days from now, with that in mind, today, French publisher Ubisoft has announced a short film, which will dive deeper into the Project at Eden's Gate. In the meantime, you'll be able to watch Inside Eden's Gate this coming Monday on Amazon Prime Video. As the vloggers follow the leads of missing locals and other unusual events, they come face-to-face with cult leader, Joseph Seed, and the rest of the fanatical doomsday cult. (more...)
Microsoft announces what's coming in Redstone 4 for the Xbox One Microsoft announces what's coming in Redstone 4 for the Xbox One
- March 02, 2018

Currently, there is no estimate of how many people seem to be affected by it although there are some that don't have an issue with their account. With over a million and a half more pixels than 1080p, this resolution fills the gap between Full HD and 4K. (more...)
'Overwatch' announces new support character Brigitte Lindholm 'Overwatch' announces new support character Brigitte Lindholm
- March 02, 2018

Brigitte Lindholm is welcomed as the daughter of Torbjörn Lindholm , who she spent years working alongside in his engineering workshop until she became an excellent mechanic that set her own path. Her Ultimate move is " Rally " during which she moves faster and provides allies nearby with armour that remains until it's removed by damage. Videos are steadily coming out showing the character in action; I've embedded one five minute clip of Brigitte gameplay above, it gives a fairly good idea ... (more...)
Microsoft details steps being taken to address Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities Microsoft details steps being taken to address Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities
- March 02, 2018

Although most devices will receive this class of updates via firmware provided by the device manufacturer, Microsoft says it will offer additional microcode updates from Intel through that KB article "as they become available to Microsoft". (more...)
Search for first stars yields proof of dark matter Search for first stars yields proof of dark matter
- March 02, 2018

The team is unsure precisely why the early Universe was so much colder, but some scientists have suggested that interactions with dark matter may have played some role. Somewhere in the wavelengths that make up the CMB, they'd find this telltale slice of missing light. Colin Lonsdale, director of Haystack Observatory said, "These results require some changes in our current understanding of the early evolution of the universe". (more...)
Average temp in North India to be above normal from March-May Average temp in North India to be above normal from March-May
- March 02, 2018

The IMD said the average maximum temperatures in Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, western Uttar Pradesh and west Madhya Pradesh would be more than 1.5C higher. Since 2016. IMD, Ministry of Earth Sciences has been issuing seasonal forecast outlooks for subdivision scale temperatures over the country for both hot and cold weather seasons based on predictions from an ocean-atmosphere coupled climate model. (more...)
'Breastfeeding' pic on Malayalam magazine cover sparks debate over public act 'Breastfeeding' pic on Malayalam magazine cover sparks debate over public act
- March 02, 2018

You may accept the campaign as bold and genuine, or dismiss it as a marketing gimmick, but the magazine cover has become a hit and is selling like hot cakes. "I didn't harm the kid in any way". This, says MV Shreyams Kumar, Joint Managing Director of Mathrubhumi Publications, is part of a campaign to encourage women to breastfeed and remove the social stigmas attached to it. (more...)
Google's Hangouts update makes it a Slack competitor Google's Hangouts update makes it a Slack competitor
- March 02, 2018

For companies, it is important not to get caught up in a side-by-side, checklist comparison of features from the various platforms, according to Alan Lepofsky, vice president and principal analyst at Constellation Research. Teams has been available for over a year and has seen active development since, with Microsoft recently focusing on promoting the app to classroom users. (more...)
Amazon buys popular maker of Wi-Fi connected doorbells Amazon buys popular maker of Wi-Fi connected doorbells
- March 02, 2018

Currently, Ring devices can integrate with Amazon's voice-controlled assistant Alexa. Ring makes WiFi enabled doorbells equipped with cameras that detect when someone is at the door. Whenever the Ring doorbell is pressed or motion sensors detect that someone is near by, it sends a smartphone alert to its... The technology addresses the ongoing challenge of package theft and provides an additional benefit for Amazon Prime members. (more...)
ASUS Unleashes 4 New ZenFone Smartphones & NovaGo Notebook At MWC 2018 ASUS Unleashes 4 New ZenFone Smartphones & NovaGo Notebook At MWC 2018
- March 02, 2018

Aside from the overall design, Asus has packed some interesting features into the Zenfone 5 and 5Z. The 5Q ZenFone focuses more on the photographer on the go, offering a 6-inch screen and what ASUS is calling a "premium true four-camera system" that features fully independent high-res and wide-angle camera at both the front and rear of the camera. (more...)
Status Red warning for Co Longford extended to 6pm Friday evening Status Red warning for Co Longford extended to 6pm Friday evening
- March 02, 2018

Blizzard-like conditions will develop in heavy snow and strong easterly winds on Thursday evening and will continue into Thursday night and Friday morning giving significant snow drifts in many areas. "Our message is clear", said Seán Hogan, chairman of the National Emergency Co-Ordination Group on Wednesday, "the storm is coming". It looks like those in Leinster and Munster will be housebound for another few hours on Friday but will this be the last red warning we see today? Already ... (more...)
Houses linked to Italian mafia raided amid Slovakian journalist killing probe Houses linked to Italian mafia raided amid Slovakian journalist killing probe
- March 02, 2018

Mr Kuciak's final report described, among other details, the activities in agriculture, real estate and other sectors of a Slovak-based Italian man believed to belong to the criminal group. The article by Kuciak, published on Wednesday by the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, focused on fraud cases allegedly involving Vadala. (more...)
The moon 'hatched from earth like a chick' The moon 'hatched from earth like a chick'
- March 02, 2018

The synestia formed when the Earth collided with another planet-sized body, resulting in a spinning mass of molten and vaporised rock with part of the body in orbit around itself. The moon inherited its composition from the Earth, but because it formed at high temperatures it lost the easily vaporized elements, explaining the moon's distinct composition. (more...)
[PyeongChang 2018] PyeongChang to host largest Winter Paralympics next month [PyeongChang 2018] PyeongChang to host largest Winter Paralympics next month
- March 01, 2018

The DPRK sent its athletes, cheerleaders and artists to the Winter Olympics . Meanwhile, the Coastal Cluster will host the ice events, with para ice hockey taking place at the Gangneung Hockey Centre, and the Gangneung Curling Centre will stage the wheelchair curling competition. (more...)
SanDisk Has A 400GB MicroSD Card For $300 SanDisk Has A 400GB MicroSD Card For $300
- March 01, 2018

For mobile phone users Sandisk says that they will be supporting the 'A2 App Performance Class specification ' which means that you'll be able to load apps from the card faster than ever before. Western Digital Corporation is doing just that with the new industry-leading solution that enables consumers to store and consume more data conveniently. (more...)
Harvey Weinstein's company facing bankruptcy Harvey Weinstein's company facing bankruptcy
- March 01, 2018

The company has been in freefall since accusations of sexual harassment, assault and even rape began emerging in October against Weinstein, who steered numerous films to Academy Awards glory including " The Artist ", " The King's Speech " and "The Iron Lady". (more...)
Airtel's Rs 995 prepaid plan offers unlimited calls, 180GB data Airtel's Rs 995 prepaid plan offers unlimited calls, 180GB data
- March 01, 2018

So, if you purchase Rs 399 plan twice followed by Rs 146 plan, you end up with 196GB high-speed data for 196 days. Airtel has launched a new plan for its prepaid customers that's priced at ₹995. The Rs 999/- recharge offers 60GB of 3G/4G internet data for a period of 90 days with no FUP for usage of data. The newly-launched Rs 995/- plan will help Airtel to take on its competitor's long-term plans. (more...)
Filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi copes a sudden cardiac related issue Filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi copes a sudden cardiac related issue
- March 01, 2018

Doctors performed an angioplasty to make him stable. Thank you for your concern. "I value it." Rajkumar will be under medical observation until Saturday and he is there for routine tests, revealed the official spokesperson of the filmmaker to a leading news agency. (more...)
Congress is trying to save net neutrality right now Congress is trying to save net neutrality right now
- March 01, 2018

Democrats control 49 seats in the 100-person chamber, and have the backing of 50 senators for repeal , leaving them one vote short of a majority. It's only expedited, however, in that it requires fewer signatures in the Senate to force a full vote, and that it doesn't have to be scheduled on the legislative calendar. (more...)