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Rocket League on Nintendo Switch Has Exclusive Content Rocket League on Nintendo Switch Has Exclusive Content
- August 23, 2017

Mario is for the Orange team, Luigi for the Blue. The second exclusive Battle-Car is Samus' Gunship, lifted from the Metroid franchise. It looks like a cross between a Lamborghini and something out of Tron, all lowered and metallic and fierce, with glowing neon green wheels. (more...)
Swipe Telecom brings Rs 2999 4G VoLTE Android smartphone Swipe Telecom brings Rs 2999 4G VoLTE Android smartphone
- August 23, 2017

Swipe Technologies on Wednesday launched a brand new entry-level smartphone, the Neo Power, making it the fourth launch for the company this month following the Swipe Konnect Power, Elite VR, Konnect Star 2017, and Elite 4G. On the connectivity front, the device offers Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and 3.5 mm headphone jack. The connectivity features of the phone include 4G VoLTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, micro USB and Global Positioning System. (more...)
How the US watched the total solar eclipse, in 17 photos How the US watched the total solar eclipse, in 17 photos
- August 23, 2017

Today, the path of totality went in a horizontal line across the nation, reaching from coast to coast. In March 30, 2052, another total eclipse will barely scrape by a few Southern U.S. "You look down at the size of the shadow and we get used to the scope and scale of what the Earth looks like from here and just understanding how many people will be affected by that", said Bresnik. (more...)
Another solar eclipse is coming to the US in 2024 Another solar eclipse is coming to the US in 2024
- August 23, 2017

About 80% of the sun was covered for viewers in our region. NASA left no stone unturned and caught some of the most glorious images of the moment when the moon crossed between the Sun and Earth, blocking the face of the Sun and leaving only its outer atmosphere, or corona, visible in the sky. (more...)
Immortal: Unchained Will Be Your Next Hardcore RPG Immortal: Unchained Will Be Your Next Hardcore RPG
- August 23, 2017

You have no memory of who you are or what you do, all you know is time is running out for the world. The game comes from the writers of Battlefield 1 , Killzone Shadow Fall and The Witcher , and it will feature a range of unique weaponry for ranged and melee combat to aid the player in defeating enemies and huge bosses. (more...)
AccuWeather app caught sharing data even when users opt out AccuWeather app caught sharing data even when users opt out
- August 23, 2017

Even after turning off location data for AccuWeather , the researcher discovered that the app still relayed user data over to Reveal Mobile . He said that with location enabled, the application is sharing plenty with the domain revealmobile.com, including your Global Positioning System coordinates, whether your Bluetooth is on or off, and the name and BSSID of your current WiFi router. (more...)
Court orders forfeiture of over $16 million linked to Diezani Court orders forfeiture of over $16 million linked to Diezani
- August 23, 2017

N937,000,000 through Chapel Properties Ltd. In his ruling, the judge asked the anti-graft agency to appoint a firm to manage the properties and gave the respondents 14 days to show cause why the properties should not be permanently forfeited to the Federal Government. (more...)
Watching the Tape Move for Tata Motors Ltd. Watching the Tape Move for Tata Motors Ltd.
- August 23, 2017

Different analysts and financial institutions use various valuation methods and consider different economic forces when deciding on a price target. Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. (more...)
Rise Of The Tomb Raider Gets These Xbox One X Enhancements Rise Of The Tomb Raider Gets These Xbox One X Enhancements
- August 23, 2017

Xbox One X will bring all this and more to " Rise of the Tomb Raider ", the Xbox One X update for the award-winning game promises a range of technical enhancements that leverage the full power of the console. Additional improvements include HDR support, Dolby Atmos and spatial audio support, improved textures for Lara Croft, NPCs, and environments aside from improved anti-aliasing. (more...)
Feast Your Eyes On The Stunning New Ferrari Portofino Feast Your Eyes On The Stunning New Ferrari Portofino
- August 23, 2017

The design of the new Ferrari Portofino reflects the latest design philosophy of the Italian supercar maker, and looks in line with other new Ferraris like 812 Superfast and GTC4Lusso. The vehicle is destined for a full reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month, after which we'll be able to tell you more. The front of the auto has an aggressive styling treatment with a large grille. (more...)
Call of Duty: WWII is going social with its Headquarters mode Call of Duty: WWII is going social with its Headquarters mode
- August 23, 2017

We've got plenty of Call of Duty: WWII news making the rounds today, as we just posted a fresh new look at the Headquarters mode , which will serve as a social hub for the forthcoming first-person shooter. There seems to be quite a few things to do in Headquarters. As you already know, this year Activision and Sledgehammer Games are trying their best to bring Call of Duty series to its former glory and attract more users. (more...)
Ariel is Working on a 1200 HP Electric Supercar Ariel is Working on a 1200 HP Electric Supercar
- August 23, 2017

According to the publication, Ariel's electric supercar will be the fastest accelerating and most technologically advanced vehicle on the planet when it arrives in 2020. Each model will have a 35-kW turbine range extender to provide continued driving once the battery is depleted. In terms of specifications, the auto will be built on an aluminium monocoque chassis with carbon-fibre body panels (including a cockpit) to keep the weight at around 1,600 kg. (more...)
HTC VIVE Price Slashed By Rs 16000 HTC VIVE Price Slashed By Rs 16000
- August 23, 2017

Buyers also get a free subscription to Viveport which offers users five free titles every month. For the unintended, HTC Vive is virtual reality headset from the company in association with Value. We'll soon see more AAA content coming to Vive with Fallout 4 VR , Doom VFR , as well as some other titles to be announced. Viveport Subscription consists of over 250 pieces of curated content. (more...)
Pricing for the Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact leaks out Pricing for the Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact leaks out
- August 23, 2017

These consumers have in fact taken their complaints all the way to a USA federal court in NY. The plaintiffs claim Sony has misrepresented the below-listed devices as being waterproof even they are not designed for ordinary underwater use. Both of the devices have been leaked for quite some time now, and we have heard a lot of things about them in the past few months. However, The Verge notes that "this may not be the final value the company is liable to refund", as Sony will still need to ... (more...)
Apple focusing on self-driving technology, not building cars Apple focusing on self-driving technology, not building cars
- August 23, 2017

According to a report by The Verge , Apple is working to develop a "self-driving shuttle" that will be used internally to ferry its employees from Palo Alto to Infinite Loop . Now, under current head Bob Mansfield , Apple is rededicating itself to building the underlying systems for self-driving cars - even if that means building those systems into vehicles from non-Apple manufacturers. (more...)
'Overwatch' season six received a few changes from Blizzard 'Overwatch' season six received a few changes from Blizzard
- August 23, 2017

Totals will be decreased, although the yearly average should remain the same. You'll only have to play five matches per week if you're at Diamond and above, and decays will charge 25 SR rather than 50. In the past, Overwatch players were placed lower than where their skill rating should have been to give them more of a sense of progression. Players seem to take a keen interest in the game at the beginning of the season. (more...)
Google and Walmart are partnering for a Voice Shipping Google and Walmart are partnering for a Voice Shipping
- August 23, 2017

Under a new partnership with Alphabet Inc.'s ( GOOGL ) Google , Walmart ( WMT ) will allow shoppers to make purchases through the voice-activated device Google Home , the Google Express app or its website. Wal-Mart noted that one of the primary use cases for voice shopping will be the ability to build a basket of previously purchased everyday essentials. (more...)
Where does monument removal end? Where does monument removal end?
- August 23, 2017

During the gathering a Nazi sympathizer used his vehicle to mow down a crowd of counter-protesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuring 19 more. They seem to believe the fact that white supremacist groups oppose the statues' removal bolsters their argument - but it doesn't. We do not doubt that these men had more to them than just being part of the Confederacy. (more...)
What to do with those old solar eclipse glasses What to do with those old solar eclipse glasses
- August 23, 2017

What to do with those eyesight-saving solar eclipse glasses - so treasured on Monday, so useless on Tuesday. The eclipse may be over, but if you plan on tossing those glasses, why not put them to good use instead? We're also working on a Verify on Astronomers Without Borders - an organization mostly unheard of before the solar eclipse. (more...)
How can you tell if the eclipse damaged your eyes? How can you tell if the eclipse damaged your eyes?
- August 23, 2017

National Library of Medicine. Well, that's when we all get to enjoy hours of post-eclipse hypochondria. So how do you know if your child has damage? Couch says any changes in sight, for better or worse, will happen within the next several days after an eclipse. (more...)
Nigeria's President Buhari notifies parliament of his return Nigeria's President Buhari notifies parliament of his return
- August 23, 2017

Mr. Buhari had in a Monday morning broadcast charged the security agencies not to let the successes achieved in the last 18 months in the fight against insurgents "be a sign to relax". Buhari's return to Nigeria marks the end of the second unexplained period of medical leave he has taken away from the country. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has been acting president during Buhari's time overseas. (more...)
People All Over Are Saying Their Eyes Hurt From The Solar Eclipse People All Over Are Saying Their Eyes Hurt From The Solar Eclipse
- August 23, 2017

Sun exposure can cause damage to many structures in the eye. In addition, if you are experiencing light sensitivity, that could also be a sign that your eyes have been affected. Unfortunately, there are no known treatments for solar retinopathy , Edmond said. A quick one-second peek is probably not a concern, according to Garza, but she said serious damage can occur in a matter of seconds. (more...)
Samsung launches Bixby in 200 countries, United Kingdom and Australia included
- August 23, 2017

If Samsung hadn't managed to get Bixby out on time for a global launch for the third major Samsung smartphone created to run Bixby , it would have been a bad look. No other details about the upcoming flagship phones have been revealed as of now. The Galaxy Note 8 is going to be launched tomorrow at an event in NY. (more...)
Zilhaj moon not sighted, Eidul Azha on Sept 2 Zilhaj moon not sighted, Eidul Azha on Sept 2
- August 22, 2017

Mufti Munibur Rahman said that no testimonies regarding the sighting of Zilhajj moon were received from any part of the country. The Committee which met at the Hussaini Building at Moazzam Jahi Market on Tuesday evening, made the announcement after getting confirmation from all the districts and neighbouring States, that the crescent has not been sighted. (more...)
Google Searches for Ways to Boost News Subscriptions Google Searches for Ways to Boost News Subscriptions
- August 22, 2017

There may also be some form of revenue sharing agreement between Google and publishers, but Gingras declined to say if that will be the case. Online subscriptions are the focus of many publishers at present, with print ads dwindling along with the increased difficulty of competing with the two-pronged juggernaut that is Google and Facebook's digital advertising monopoly. (more...)
Android 8.0 is now officially Android Oreo
- August 22, 2017

If Google will follow the same timeline, the first Android 8.0 Oreo upgrades will arrive by the end of September. The first most updates will be rolling out to Nexus and Pixel devices, which are now under testing. We were betting to see Oreo itself and are happy with it, though the fact that Google usually surprises the lot everytime, we were expecting it to be something else till the last minute. (more...)
First Trust Advisors LP Has $18.79 Million Stake in Whirlpool Corporation (WHR)
- August 22, 2017

Us Bancorp De acquired 3,503 shares as Whirlpool Corp (WHR)'s stock rose 1.07%. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Mawer Investment Management Ltd decreased Whirlpool Corp (WHR) stake by 12.64% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Liotine Joseph T . sold 6,197 shares worth $1.12 million. Since February 21, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 32 insider sales for $54.42 million activity. (more...)
Why Analysts Stacks up on Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS)?
- August 22, 2017

It has outperformed by 9.72% the S&P500. Among 10 analysts covering Sun Life Financial Inc. On average, equities analysts predict that Citrix Systems, Inc. Citrix Systems had a return on equity of 31.07% and a net margin of 15.08%. Therefore 45% are positive. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Citrix Systems (CTXS) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds" was published by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes. (more...)
Lebanese Army Prepare for 'Final Push' Against Islamic State in North Lebanon Lebanese Army Prepare for 'Final Push' Against Islamic State in North Lebanon
- August 22, 2017

The terrorist group's decision comes amid the reports of a dispute regarding who is actually in charge of the fight against ISIS in Lebanon. Hezbollah or the Lebanese army? The Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah says it has used drones to strike positions of the Takfiri Daesh terrorists in Syria close to the border with Lebanon. (more...)
Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Issues Q4 Earnings Guidance Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Issues Q4 Earnings Guidance
- August 22, 2017

Nordson Corp. now has $7.22 billion valuation. On a per-share basis, the Westlake, Ohio-based company said it had profit of $1.74. Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN ) released its earnings results on Monday. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Compton Ri holds 0.45% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. Barrington Research maintained the shares of NDSN in report on Tuesday, August 23 with "Outperform" rating. (more...)