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Skoda to launch hot Kodiaq vRS SUV next year Skoda to launch hot Kodiaq vRS SUV next year
- September 01, 2017

Skoda skipped the third-generation model in India, and have now directly brought in this facelifted version. The new Skoda Octavia RS will be the most powerful Skoda vehicle to be launched in India and will draw power from a 2-litre TSI turbocharged petrol engine that churns out 230 bhp and 350 Nm of peak torque . (more...)
Announced smartphones Sony Xperia and Xperia XZ1 XZ1 Compact Announced smartphones Sony Xperia and Xperia XZ1 XZ1 Compact
- September 01, 2017

The Sony XZ1 has a slab of 5.2-inch Full HD where the XZ Premium offers a slab 4K. The phone comes with a Motion Eye 19MP Exmor RS sensor camera that can capture slow motion videos at 960 fps. The phone has 4GB on board RAM, 32GB total storage and up to 256GB SD card support. Also of note is that the Xperia XZ1 Compact will include support for T-Mobile US VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling. (more...)
Nintendo Penalised $10m For Wii Patent Infringement, Appeal Planned Nintendo Penalised $10m For Wii Patent Infringement, Appeal Planned
- September 01, 2017

They came back with a verdict at about 11 a.m. iLife's motion sensing technology was created to detect if an elderly person unexpectedly falls, and to prevent sudden infant death syndrome, but iLife believes their patent covers other uses for the technology beyond the scope of their uses. (more...)
Nokia 130 goes on sale in India for Rs. 1599 Nokia 130 goes on sale in India for Rs. 1599
- September 01, 2017

Earlier this year, HMD Global had introduced a refreshed Nokia 3310 feature phone . Set to hit top mobile retail stores soon, the revamped feature phone has been launched at an affordable price of Rs 1,599. Nokia 130 offers up to 44 hours of radio playback time and room for thousands of songs when you add up to 32 GB of MicroSD card storage . Commenting on the launch, Ajey Mehta, Vice President- India, HMD Global said, "Phones are true companions, always by our side, in our pockets ... (more...)
Walt Disney Co Com (DIS) Shareholder Winch Advisory Services LLC Trimmed Stake
- September 01, 2017

The stock realized a rise in short interest between July 31, 2017 and August 15, 2017 of 25.11%. About 115,382 shares traded. (NYSE:CF) has declined 0.63% since August 31, 2016 and is downtrending. (NYSE:DCI) earned "Neutral" rating by CL King on Friday, December 2. As per Tuesday, April 26, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. The stock of Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, March 1 by Robert W. (more...)
Gboard keyboard for Android gets Bitmoji and downloadable stickers Gboard keyboard for Android gets Bitmoji and downloadable stickers
- September 01, 2017

From there, if you tap on stickers or Bitmoji, you'll need to download supported packs. Assuming you're running the newest version of the app, you can head over to the Play Store and download the Bitmoji app - assuming you're interested in sending Bitmoji, that is. (more...)
Users Flood FCC with Comments Ahead of Critical Net Neutrality Vote Users Flood FCC with Comments Ahead of Critical Net Neutrality Vote
- September 01, 2017

Finally, Apple emphasizes the upside of the open internet for innovation, highlighting how new services and applications for consumers can encourage providers to improve their offerings to meet this increased demand. On its homepage, Broadband for America did not talk about the opposition to the Title II net neutrality rules, saying only that the "report by expert data analytics firm reveals unprecedented volume and clutter in the docket ". (more...)
DJI adds some variety to its Mavic Pro, Phantom 4 Pro drones DJI adds some variety to its Mavic Pro, Phantom 4 Pro drones
- September 01, 2017

The iconic Phantom 4 Pro drone , which made professional aerial imaging easier for everyone, is back with a new professional appearance. The refreshed quadcopter addresses two of the only notable shortcomings with last year's Mavic Pro : flight time and noise. (more...)
Priceless 'Game of Thrones' Trading Cards Found Inside the Wall Priceless 'Game of Thrones' Trading Cards Found Inside the Wall
- September 01, 2017

We saw them get the fuck out of there when the dragon was approaching, but the Night King promptly tore down Westeros's big handsome Wall. Thankfully, despite Tormund (and Beric) being on the Wall when the Night King and Viserion destroyed it, it's unclear if they're dead. (more...)
Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:CLVS) Institutional Investor Sentiment
- September 01, 2017

It has outperformed by 266.01% the S&P500. Pura Vida Investments Llc increased Boston Scientific Corp (BSX) stake by 90% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The company was maintained on Monday, January 25 by Mizuho. The rating was maintained by Suntrust Robinson on Friday, July 29 with "Neutral". Piper Jaffray has "Neutral" rating and $28 target. (more...)
Sonic Forces Gets Release Date And Special Pre-Order DLC Sonic Forces Gets Release Date And Special Pre-Order DLC
- September 01, 2017

Digital pre-orders haven't opened yet, nor do we know what kind of bonuses, if any, will be included, but Sega will announce digital pre-orders as the game draws closer to launch. It also features a number of options, including the ability to play as your own custom-designed hero - or Sonic , if that's the route you want to take. (more...)
Latest Shadow Of War Trailer Tells Us Latest Shadow Of War Trailer Tells Us "Orc Tales"
- September 01, 2017

At this point, I have chose to not keep getting annoyed at the cavalier attitude with which Shadow of War is treating the lore of Tolkien's world, and instead to look at it as its own thing instead- a modern AAA action adventure fantasy game in the vein of Assassin's Creed . (more...)
Some TRAPPIST-1 planets may have the right conditions for water Some TRAPPIST-1 planets may have the right conditions for water
- September 01, 2017

A team of researchers using the Hubble Space Telescope have found hints of this key component for life at three of the seven worlds. Following the discovery of the planets in February, an global team of astronomers used the telescope's imaging spectrograph to measure the amount of ultraviolet radiation received by individual planets in the system. (more...)
Mother delivers premature baby in auto still wrapped in amniotic sac Mother delivers premature baby in auto still wrapped in amniotic sac
- September 01, 2017

While travelling in the vehicle, "the contractions continued to get closer together and more intense and before I knew it I knew it was time to push", she wrote on Instagram . But he eventually "rubbed his face" using Miss Scurry's thumb and "pulled his little hands up". Scurry shared her story on Instagram, explaining that before she knew it her baby boy had arrived right there in the auto - but he was in en caul , meaning he was in an intact amniotic sack. (more...)
Microsoft's Mixer introduces mobile game streaming apps for iOS and Android Microsoft's Mixer introduces mobile game streaming apps for iOS and Android
- September 01, 2017

In a blog post announcing the news, Mixer painted the app as not only an extension of the core function of broadcasting games but also as a social outlet, similar to something like Facebook Live . Co-Streaming allows up to four players to "combine their streams into a single viewing experience". The app also supports the Co-Streaming feature, which was first introduced for the Xbox One in July . (more...)
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO), Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR)
- September 01, 2017

The company's P/E ratio is 57.64 and the market cap of the company is 10.20B. About 417,694 shares traded. Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. Allegheny Technologies Inc (Prn) was reduced too. Mizuho maintained Take Two Interactive Software Inc (NASDAQ:TTWO) rating on Friday, November 6. Therefore 79% are positive. (more...)
Destiny 2's First DLC Features Osiris, Mercury Patrol Zone Destiny 2's First DLC Features Osiris, Mercury Patrol Zone
- August 31, 2017

The Lighthouse was available to original Destiny players who managed a ideal run on the Trials Passage during the Trials of Osiris event. Well, this time around for the sequel we will get to see Osiris but only after completing a new set of quests set on Mercury, where a brand new patrol zone will be added along with an all new social space at the Lighthouse area. (more...)
Destiny 2 on PC adds aim assist when it detects a controller Destiny 2 on PC adds aim assist when it detects a controller
- August 31, 2017

An exclusive emblem for Destiny 2 has been put on sale on the official Bungie Store as a specially-commissioned commemorative pin. With less than a week to go until launch, Destiny 2 has received its live action trailer , directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts ( Kong: Skull Island ). (more...)
Worms WMD confirmed for Switch with new trailer
- August 31, 2017

On top of that, there will be new customization options ranging from new outfits and gravestones. Worms WMD already made a big, ahem, impact when it debuted back in August 2016 for Xbox One , PlayStation 4 and PC, becoming an instant multiplayer favorite amongst the community. (more...)
BMW reveals Mini electric auto concept BMW reveals Mini electric auto concept
- August 31, 2017

Mini also says that the electric concept vehicle has been designed, keeping in mind, the brand's city-dwelling heritage, customary go-kart feeling being integrated into the electric auto. Headed by BMW design boss Adrian van Hooydonk, the latest electric Mini puts a new spin on the company's classic styling cues, with a silver and yellow contrasting colour scheme, a closed grille in the traditional hexagonal shape, and an aerodynamic front apron with faux air intakes that are also closed. (more...)
Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar Release Date September 19 Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar Release Date September 19
- August 31, 2017

Six new maps , 11 new weapons, new vehicles, and a new game mode are coming September 19th. Players new to Battlefield 1 can get all the content in the newly-announced Battlefield 1: Revolution , which offers the base game and all of the Premium Pass content for $59.99. (more...)
Garmin launches Vivoactive 3 smartwatch with m-payment Garmin launches Vivoactive 3 smartwatch with m-payment
- August 31, 2017

Garmin's vivoactive 3 also features the Garmin Chroma display, which pairs sunlight readable transflective screen tech with backlighting for visibility at night, too. A touch interface is on top, taking up the face. There is also support for notifications via your smartphone. Built-in apps will track walking, running, biking, cardio and strength training, and the Garmin Move IQ feature will automatically categorize and record lots of activity in case you forget. (more...)
Everything Asus showed-off at IFA 2017 Everything Asus showed-off at IFA 2017
- August 31, 2017

The ZenBook Flip 15 will cost €899 (around $1000, £800, AU$1300). Moving to the second convertible launched by Asus , the ZenBook Flip 15 , similar to the Flip 14, sports a 360-degree rotatable 15.6-inch display. Priced at $953, the laptop is powered by 8th-generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor coupled with 16GB of RAM and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics. (more...)
'Pokemon Go' gets three new Legendary Pokemon: Raikou, Entei, and Suicune 'Pokemon Go' gets three new Legendary Pokemon: Raikou, Entei, and Suicune
- August 31, 2017

This will give everyone a chance to capture one of these Legendary Pokemon in every region within the next three months. Pokemon Go players can now try to catch three Legendary Pokemon of the feline variety. Once they're gone, there's no telling when they'll be back, so be sure to set aside a day each month if you want to catch them all. They will be removed from the game after August 31 to make way for the Legendary dogs. (more...)
The Tobam Sells 507703 Shares of H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) The Tobam Sells 507703 Shares of H&R Block, Inc. (HRB)
- August 31, 2017

During the session shares traded on above-average volume. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a "neutral" rating and set a $29.00 price target (up previously from $27.00) on shares of H&R Block in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be paid a $0.24 dividend. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership invested 0% in H & R Block Inc ( NYSE : HRB ). (more...)
Capcom re-releasing Street Fighter 2 on a SNES cartridge Capcom re-releasing Street Fighter 2 on a SNES cartridge
- August 31, 2017

Anyway, the Street Fighter 2 re-release looks cool, even if it does come in the inferior NTSC cartridge form and thus won't play on our lovely PAL SNES consoles. The new cartridge is retro-red and needs no blowing to work, Gamereactor has learned. This version of the title will cost collectors a tidy $100 United States dollars, but it comes with a few more bonuses outside of just another retro game cartridge. (more...)
How to See the Massive Asteroid That's Passing Earth This Weekend How to See the Massive Asteroid That's Passing Earth This Weekend
- August 31, 2017

The asteroid named 3122 Florence that measures 4.4 kilometers in diameter will cross Earth at a distance of 7 million kilometer that is almost 18 times the distance between our moon and Earth. This will be used by the radio telescope in Arecibo (Puerto Rico) with the diameter of the reflector mirror 304 meters, and radars NASA in California. (more...)
What Does Insider Trading Tell Us About DISH Network Corporation (DISH)? What Does Insider Trading Tell Us About DISH Network Corporation (DISH)?
- August 31, 2017

DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) has risen 43.12% since August 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.42% the S&P500. Fiera Capital Corp increased Navient Corp (NAVI) stake by 203.05% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. On Friday, February 26 the stock rating was upgraded by HSBC to "Hold". The rating was downgraded by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 26 to "Sell". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, November 10 by Pivotal Research. (more...)
Alien-Hunting Project Detects 15 Repeating Radio Signals From Dwarf Galaxy Alien-Hunting Project Detects 15 Repeating Radio Signals From Dwarf Galaxy
- August 31, 2017

They considered this as a huge advance for science, due to these were the first FBRs that repeated continuously after they were first spotted. Now we might be a little closer to finding out, thanks to new data from the Breakthrough Listen project . (more...)
Maruti takes up rebranding to woo tech-savvy customers Maruti takes up rebranding to woo tech-savvy customers
- August 31, 2017

The company has even set up a new website that will allow potential customers to check out their cars and also customise and book it from right there. Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director and Chief Executive of Maruti Suzuki India, said: "Digital technology makes it possible for us to offer more convenience, more information, enhanced transparency and better service to our customers". (more...)