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Shareholder's Alert__The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)
- April 14, 2018

RI now owns 32,668 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $3,512,000 after purchasing an additional 4,130 shares in the last quarter. The company had revenue of $15.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $15.47 billion. (more...)
Rare reveals what's on the horizon for Sea of Thieves Rare reveals what's on the horizon for Sea of Thieves
- April 14, 2018

Neate also alluded to the introduction of new ways for crews to communicate with one another. Sea of Thieves is a game about horizons. That isn't all Rare has slated for the month of May, as it's also going to launch a new weekly events program. (more...)
Google has Lost a Landmark Right Google has Lost a Landmark Right
- April 14, 2018

This afternoon the judge announced his decisions in the two cases, which were both contested by Google, following separate High Court trials. Justice Mark Warby ruled in favour of an unnamed businessman on Friday, siding with his argument that his criminal conviction was now legally "spent", and that they have been rehabilitated. (more...)
2K Games has a new BioShock game in the works 2K Games has a new BioShock game in the works
- April 13, 2018

The most recent installment was 2013's BioShock Infinite; a year after its release, lead BioShock studio Irrational Games was more or less shut down . According to Kotaku's Jason Schreier, whose insider reports are usually right on the money, another BioShock is in the works at a new "top-secret" 2K studio located in the San Francisco Bay area. (more...)
Under UK protection, poisoned ex-spy's daughter refuses Russian consular help Under UK protection, poisoned ex-spy's daughter refuses Russian consular help
- April 13, 2018

Meanwhile, the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog is to publish its report into the attack tomorrow, the UK's Foreign Office has said. Karen Pierce told reporters at United Nations headquarters on Thursday that the U.K. "We have every reason to see such actions as the abduction of two Russian nationals", Yakovenko said. Others include intelligence that Russia has made nerve agents and studied how to use them for assassinations, and the view of Russian President Vladimir Putin's ... (more...)
Automobili Pininfarina: Mahindra's new high-performance EV brand Automobili Pininfarina: Mahindra's new high-performance EV brand
- April 13, 2018

There's a new electric luxury vehicle brand, and its name is Automobili Pininfarina. It will combine 88 years of iconic design heritage with leading edge electric vehicle competence of the Mahindra Group and Mahindra Formula E racing. "This project helps me and my family to realize my grandfather's dream of seeing outstanding innovative cars exclusively branded Pininfarina on the roads". (more...)
AMD debuts new Ryzen processors, pre-orders start today AMD debuts new Ryzen processors, pre-orders start today
- April 13, 2018

As noted, the X470 chipset motherboards will also bring several other improvements, including optimized Memory Routing for higher memory frequency support and optimized VRM and power layout for improved CPU overclocking, better efficiency, and better I/O with support with more and faster USB ports. (more...)
NASA footage shows Jupiter's giant cyclones in 3D NASA footage shows Jupiter's giant cyclones in 3D
- April 13, 2018

Juno scientists debuted the animations during the European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna, Austria. But before Juno, researchers had a superficial understanding of the planet's deep weather layers, and could only guess what its poles look like. (more...)
Experts Reassure That Rapture Isn't Coming on April 23 Experts Reassure That Rapture Isn't Coming on April 23
- April 13, 2018

She was pregnant and crying out in the pain and agony of giving birth'. NASA describes Planet X as a "hypothetical Neptune-sized planet" orbiting our sun, but it unequivocally stated a year ago when Meade predicted the end of the world in September that this so-called death planet doesn't exist. (more...)
Facebook Stories to get AR drawings and Boomerangs in the near future Facebook Stories to get AR drawings and Boomerangs in the near future
- April 13, 2018

Facebook is expanding the features of Stories. The 3D drawing feature will allow Facebook Stories users to doodle whatever they want on the world around them using augmented reality. Facebook says Boomerang is now rolling out to all users. If you are not familiar with 3D drawing then this allows you to scribble a message or a graffiti and then move the camera around to see that the markings or the elements of the graffiti stay in place as the camera moves. (more...)
Football Manager Touch 2018 kicks off on Switch today Football Manager Touch 2018 kicks off on Switch today
- April 13, 2018

Out of the blue, Sega has not only announced but also released Football Manager Touch 2018 on the Nintendo Switch eShop. Billed as the most "realistic, in-depth and immersive" football experience now doing the rounds, the on-the-go-gaffer-'em-up lets you get to grips with over 50 different teams, making crucial decisions such as choosing who gets to play the Beautiful Game and who plonks their backside on the bench. (more...)
Apple Stores Are Overwhelmed By Numerous iPhone Battery Replacement Requests Apple Stores Are Overwhelmed By Numerous iPhone Battery Replacement Requests
- April 13, 2018

The company wants to extend the offerings of the top-of-the-line features to mid-level iPhones , upgrade mid-level iPhone users to premium iPhones , maintain the higher price bands on new features while tapping the emerging markets with older devices. (more...)
'The Banner Saga 3' Will Release in July With Several Editions 'The Banner Saga 3' Will Release in July With Several Editions
- April 13, 2018

A solid release line up for 2018 includes the sequel to the award winning RPG game Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, the eagerly awaited and final installation in the Banner Saga trilogy, Banner Saga 3 , and BAFTA Games award victor At Sundown. (more...)
Vivo Y71 with 'Face Access', FullView display launched at Rs 10990 Vivo Y71 with 'Face Access', FullView display launched at Rs 10990
- April 13, 2018

We have already seen features like this in the Vivo V-series smartphones but trickling it down to a more budget line up is likely to come as a boost for the Y-series. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage. Vivo is also stressing on the fact that its Y71 has "Face Access" that scans the facial features and not just unlocks the device but also lowers the volume when the user is looking at the screen among other tasks. (more...)
'Punk' turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered list 'Punk' turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered list
- April 13, 2018

Unfortunately, the Mary River turtle is listed as Endangered by the IUCN Red List following precipitous declines since 1970. It lives only in the Mary River from which it took its name. Recognized as a species apart only in 1994, this turtle suffered from its popularity as a pet in the 1970s and 80s. An Australian river turtle with a distinctive green punk-rock hairstyle, two spikes under its chin and the ability to breathe through its genitals is on a new list of endangered reptiles. (more...)
XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) Analyst Ratings as of April 10, 2018
- April 13, 2018

On Thursday, January 11 the stock of XPO Logistics, Inc. The stock increased 2.47% or $2.43 during the last trading session, reaching $100.75. XPO outperformed the S&P 500 by 102.23%. Citigroup maintained it with "Buy" rating and $38 target in Thursday, April 14 report. Among 15 analysts covering Nextera Energy Inc. Deutsche Bank set a $133.00 price objective on shares of XPO Logistics and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Sunday, February 25th. (more...)
Siegfried Returns with His Bloody Big Sword in SoulCalibur VI Siegfried Returns with His Bloody Big Sword in SoulCalibur VI
- April 13, 2018

SoulCalibur VI acts as a sort of reboot for the franchise, revisiting the events of the first game in the series. Travel through signature 16 century stages and experience the struggle for the two legendary swords using a roster of returning characters along with newcomers! There are sure to be plenty more characters lined up to appear in the game. (more...)
Senate panel eyes legislative protections for Mueller Senate panel eyes legislative protections for Mueller
- April 13, 2018

Cory Booker of New Jersey and Chris Coons of Delaware. Chris Coons of DE and Cory Booker of New Jersey are introducing legislation Wednesday that would give any special counsel a 10-day window in which he or she could seek expedited judicial review of a firing, the four senators said in a statement. (more...)
Android phones may not be as secure as they claim Android phones may not be as secure as they claim
- April 13, 2018

For those that are unaware, Google releases Android security patches every month . Google's phones seem to be safe , however, as the Pixel and Pixel 2 series did not misrepresent what security patches they had. For example, Samsung's 2016 J5 accurately reported what was and wasn't installed, but its 2016 J3 said all patches were up to date when 12 weren't actually installed. (more...)
Amazon drops price of Ring Video Doorbell to $99 after closing acquisition Amazon drops price of Ring Video Doorbell to $99 after closing acquisition
- April 13, 2018

The second-gen model promises full HD video and costs £169/$195. The acquisition was first announced in February. The aggressive pricing is a move against the recently introduced Nest Hello video doorbell . Amazon became an investor in Ring in 2016 through its Alexa Fund. Ring is already compatible with the Alexa personal assistant on the Echo Show, Echo Dot and Amazon Fire TV devices. (more...)
Google's Gmail is set to get a major update Google's Gmail is set to get a major update
- April 13, 2018

Newly leaked screenshots obtained by The Verge reveal Google's upcoming redesign of Gmail for the web. The final release might not be for a few months, though we will keep an eye out for more announcements. But the most interesting part is the column on the right-side of the screen. The release of Google Go is the USA technology giant's latest attempt to extend its reach into emerging markets such as sub-Saharan Africa, where Facebook Inc.is also making inroads. (more...)
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR "FAMILY" Featurette Is Here!
- April 12, 2018

Despite the fact that he seems like the Avenger that's happiest to retire - after all, he does have a family - film fans have been wondering why Hawkeye was left out of the poster for Avengers: Infinity War . One of the most awaited movies of the year Avengers: Infinity War is an underestimation by about 10 years. The film will hit the theatres in the United Kingdom and the USA at the same time at the end of the month and is expected to surpass $200 million mark when it opens. (more...)
Huawei Y6 (2018) Smartphone with Face Unlock officially Announced Huawei Y6 (2018) Smartphone with Face Unlock officially Announced
- April 12, 2018

Huawei has quietly expanded its Y series of smartphones with the arrival of the Huawei Y6 (2018 ). The handset comes powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 (64 bit) Octa-Core processor clocked at 1.8Ghz coupled with 2GB of RAM along with an Adreno 506 GPU for Gaming. (more...)
Stock Bulletin: Southwestern Energy Company (SWN)
- April 12, 2018

In a tweet, Trump said: "Never said when an attack on Syria would take place. Get ready Russian Federation, because they will be coming, nice and new and 'smart!' You shouldn't be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!" Southwestern Energy Company (SWN ) stock price jumped 1.58% with the closing value of $4.51 during Wednesday trading session. (more...)
Tesla insists Model X driver was at fault in fatal crash Tesla insists Model X driver was at fault in fatal crash
- April 12, 2018

During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.05. It fall, as 105 investors sold Tesla, Inc . shares while 156 reduced holdings. 69 funds acquired stakes and 206 increased stakes. Instead, they should also do their own research-such as reading the prospectus for new companies or for public companies, the quarterly and annual reports filed with the SEC-to confirm whether a particular investment is appropriate for them in light of their individual financial circumstances. (more...)
112-year-old Japanese man recognized as the oldest man living 112-year-old Japanese man recognized as the oldest man living
- April 12, 2018

The 105-year-old inn is now run by his granddaughter Yuko. According to Time , Nanoko's secret to longevity is soaking in Japan's hot springs and eating candies, especially cakes. Travellers who are in Japan for less than 24 hours will also be exempted from the tax. He was born on April 19, 1897 and died at the age of 116 years and 54 days in June 2013, according to Guinness. (more...)
Spotify and Hulu Join Forces for More Subscribers Spotify and Hulu Join Forces for More Subscribers
- April 12, 2018

At $12.99, it's not almost as good of a deal as the student plan, but it's a nice discount for those who already have Hulu or want to give Hulu a shot. This offer is similar to the Spotify + Hulu student bundle that was released last September that costs just $4.99/month for both services, and while this new package isn't quite as wonderful, it's still a great deal for people that already use both services anyways. (more...)
Egypt down 2 spots, Tunisia up 9 spots in Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings Egypt down 2 spots, Tunisia up 9 spots in Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings
- April 12, 2018

March saw a busy month in global football, with a total of 133 games played across the globe meaning plenty of changes in the latest FIFA world ranking . Tunisia is the highest ranked African nation in the Federation Internationale de Football Association world ranking, ahead of Senegal, Congo, Morocco, and Egypt. (more...)
British train operator FirstGroup rejects buyout bid British train operator FirstGroup rejects buyout bid
- April 12, 2018

After shares rose more than 7% during trading on Wednesday amid rumours of a takeover bid, the board of FirstGroup issued a statement confirming an initial proposal had been made by Apollo Management but had been unanimously rejected, dismissing it as "opportunistic". (more...)
Now Cortana for Android beta can read your texts out loud
- April 12, 2018

Beta program testers will now find a toggle in the Settings menu titled as "Read incoming messages aloud". It'll instantly work if your phone is connected to a Bluetooth device, like the car's or any other Bluetooth speaker. Microsoft is now internally testing this feature by adding some new capabilities for Cortana on Android. This new SMS feature is available only on the Cortana beta app at the moment but, at the current release cadence, the capability can be expected to roll out in the ... (more...)