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Early Diwali in equity markets as Nifty closes at record high Early Diwali in equity markets as Nifty closes at record high
- October 13, 2017

Among sectoral indices, BSE Bankex was gained the most - up 1.3 percent intraday. While, Consumer Price inflation was steady at 3.28% in the month of September. Upbeat second-quarter results pushed shares of Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) to their highest since June 7. In the primary market, state-owned General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re ) got fully subscribed on the last day of its IPO subscription, reporting high demand from qualified institutional buyers (QIBs). (more...)
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse Group Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse Group
- October 13, 2017

Frontier Investment Mgmt Company acquired 431 shares as Amazon.Com Inc ( AMZN)'s stock rose 13.58%. The institutional investor held 116,569 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $4.64M, down from 134,319 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Germany, France, Austria say internal European Union border checks still needed Germany, France, Austria say internal European Union border checks still needed
- October 13, 2017

It stressed the Austrian land border remained the focus of irregular migration while more unauthorized entry was made by air from Greece. Countries within the Schengen zone, including Germany and Austria, began re-introducing border controls in 2015, following a rise of refugees and migrants from the Middle East and Africa and a wave of deadly attacks by the terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS). (more...)
NASA says asteroid passed near Earth
- October 13, 2017

This may sound like a long way away, yet it's a short distance in planetary terms and around one eighth of the distance between the Earth and the Moon. Based on the observations they were able to make in 2012, asteroid trackers predicted that it should come back into view in 2017. The large space rock, named 2012 TC4 , was first spotted five years ago by the Pan-STARRS telescope at the Haleakala Observatory, in Hawaii, before disappearing as it orbits the sun. (more...)
Samsung Electronics CEO resigns, says company is in Samsung Electronics CEO resigns, says company is in "unprecedented crisis" ars_ab.settitle(1186199)
- October 13, 2017

In a letter sent to all employees, Kwon said that announcing his retirement was the most hard thing for him to do, but now was the right time and that he believes his decision is in the best interest of the company. Sales are expected to have surged 29.65 percent on-year to 62 trillion won, with the booming semiconductor business boosting the company's bottom line. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton to act as mentor on Gran Turismo Sport Lewis Hamilton to act as mentor on Gran Turismo Sport
- October 13, 2017

One of the trailers also shows a professional driver marketing feature of the game like real driving simulation, auto physics, High Dynamic Range and depth of details in 4K. The trailer's all about spouting the virtues of 4K resolution and HDR visuals to make Gran Turismo Sport the best looking racer yet. Gran Turismo Sport has been referred to by series creator Kazunori Yamauchi as the first in a new generation or new era of Gran Turismo games, with the first six main releases ... (more...)
Google Assistant can now control Chromecasts from your phone Google Assistant can now control Chromecasts from your phone
- October 13, 2017

It's available via the Play Store and App Store . Many people have been pleased to see such unbundling, as it makes it far easier for Google to release updates for individual components without having to wait for the next big Android update to roll out. (more...)
Destiny 2 Prestige Raid launch to go ahead without cheese fix Destiny 2 Prestige Raid launch to go ahead without cheese fix
- October 13, 2017

According to Bungie, fixing the exploit would put the Prestige Mode at greater risk, so the team has chose to delay the patch but still launch the difficulty tier. We don't want to make you wait any longer to experience what the raid team has cooked up for those of you who enjoy a challenge worthy of your talents. (more...)
RIL Q2 net profit up 12.5% to Rs 8109 crore RIL Q2 net profit up 12.5% to Rs 8109 crore
- October 13, 2017

The market is likely to view the results positively. The scrip opened at Rs. 53 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 53.65 and Rs. 52.50 respectively. The loss was much lower than analysts' estimates that were at around Rs 2,000 crore. "Reliance Jio. had a positive EBIT contribution in its first quarter of commercial operations", he added. (more...)
Diwali Sale: E-commerce Majors Gear up For Festive Discounts Diwali Sale: E-commerce Majors Gear up For Festive Discounts
- October 13, 2017

The upcoming sale will start from 14 October and will continue till 17 October for both the sites. Flipkart's motto seems to be " Shubh Bhi Labh Bhi " with the brand offering up to 70 per cent off on TV and electronic appliances (guaranteed "lighting discounts") that is available from October 10 to October 17. (more...)
Record rise in Carbon dioxide level caused by 2015-16 El Nino Record rise in Carbon dioxide level caused by 2015-16 El Nino
- October 13, 2017

In Africa, hotter-than-normal temperatures led to faster decomposition of dead trees and plants, releasing more carbon into the atmosphere. In recent year, a surge in the level of carbon dioxide has been witness the average annual increase has been closer to two parts per million of carbon dioxide per year - or four gigatonnes of carbon. (more...)
TPD, Off-Duty Officers To Be On Site For Jason Aldean Concert TPD, Off-Duty Officers To Be On Site For Jason Aldean Concert
- October 13, 2017

Days following the massacre, the singer announced he canceled a series of concerts out of respect for the victims. Fans of Aldean filled Tulsa's BOK Center to show their support for the singer and the victims. Fans in Tulsa said they were glad to see Aldean and hope he felt welcomed. Fan Nancy Moody said while she's ready to have a good time, it's still going to be an emotional evening. (more...)
Price Target Estimates for Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)
- October 13, 2017

It closed at $473.93 lastly. It has underperformed by 46.06% the S&P500. Private Advisor Group Llc sold 966,813 shares as the company's stock declined 6.52% while stock markets rallied. More interesting news about BlackRock, Inc. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 5 of analysts who cover Global Positioning System having a buy-equivalent rating. (more...)
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Denuvo protection cracked in a day Middle-earth: Shadow of War Denuvo protection cracked in a day
- October 13, 2017

By Wednesday, however, hackers had already cracked the game's Denuvo protections, according to DSO Gaming . However, all the three latest games using the Denuvo anti-tamper tech have been cracked in record time. If you follow the steps provided below properly then you won't receive any loot box prompts in-game. For what is worth, and even though these games have already been cracked as we mentioned, both Total War: WARHAMMER 2 and Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 are ... (more...)
An upgraded version of Bixby might be announced on October 18
- October 13, 2017

The upgraded version of Bixby is set to be announced at Samsung's annual Developer Conference in San Francisco on October 18. The Korea Herald also notes that Version 2.0 may integrate with third-party services and devices other than smartphones. (more...)
Life is Strange: Before the Storm - Episode 2 coming next week Life is Strange: Before the Storm - Episode 2 coming next week
- October 13, 2017

If Chloe and Rachel Amber have one thing in common, it's that their lives are starting to unravel. According to Square Enix, "Chloe gets involved with an errand for Frank Bowers which puts her in a risky situation and exposes an uglier side to Arcadia Bay". (more...)
Dragon Age creative director leaves BioWare Dragon Age creative director leaves BioWare
- October 13, 2017

There's no word on what Laidlaw will be doing next, if he remains in the gaming industry at all. As for the future of Dragon Age , and the next project, Laidlaw says he's confident the series is in great hands with BioWare veteran Mark Darrah overseeing the team. (more...)
Punjab: Farmers resort to stubble burning in protest against prohibition orders Punjab: Farmers resort to stubble burning in protest against prohibition orders
- October 13, 2017

Over a hundred farmers had gathered outside the NGT premises here on Wednesday to attend the hearing on the issue and put forth their submissions and grievances through a lawyer before a Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar. (more...)
Woman with dementia feared taken by crocodile in Queensland Woman with dementia feared taken by crocodile in Queensland
- October 13, 2017

Authorities said that Cameron has a medical condition for which she needs to take daily medication and that she had only recently moved to the area, meaning she was likely unfamiliar with her surroundings. "We continue to search that area in the hopes we do find her alive". The forensic tests should be completed by Friday morning, and police and SES are continuing to search for the missing woman. (more...)
Next Four Marvel Movie Are Unique Says Kevin Feige
- October 13, 2017

There are lots in there. Other than very particular instances where there's a newspaper, or verbal reference to years, we never date the films. Don't worry Thor fans, you'll get a little extra time with your Asgardian prince once the credits roll on Thor: Ragnarok . (more...)
Yellowstone Supervolcano BREAKTHROUGH: Experts to pinpoint eruption date Yellowstone Supervolcano BREAKTHROUGH: Experts to pinpoint eruption date
- October 13, 2017

Should it ever erupt, a supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park could blanket North America in an ash cloud, wipe out communications, and alter the climate. Much like reading a set of tree rings, Shamloo and her team were able to record temperature and composition changes by analyzing crystals found beneath the earth's surface. (more...)
Loot Boxes 'Not Gambling' Says ESRB Loot Boxes 'Not Gambling' Says ESRB
- October 12, 2017

And it's true that players can participate in these loot boxes similar to Hearthstone's card packs without spending a penny of real-world cash. These loot box systems have been used for years in games like Counter-Strike, Overwatch , Rocket League , and Team Fortress 2 . (more...)
Nubia Z17S, Nubia Z17 miniS launched with 3D glass design & four cameras
- October 12, 2017

The Nubia Z17 unsurprisingly stayed exclusive to China all these months, flying heavily under the radar of the Western tech media and mobile consumers in Europe or the US. The device has a dual front camera setup compromising of both 5-megapixel sensors for selfies and video chats with f/2.2 aperture and 79.9-degree wide-angle lens. (more...)
Meet the Racers of Need for Speed Payback
- October 12, 2017

Today's trailer breaks it down at a surface level. Need For Speed Payback will feature a full story mode with three main characters, Tyler, Jess and Mac. But we can gleam little about them within the story trailer so it's not exactly clear what their motives are. And with their backs against the wall, Ty, Jess and Mac have no choice but to bring down The House . (more...)
Befriend your Rotom Dex and…play…Roto Loto? in Pokemon USUM Befriend your Rotom Dex and…play…Roto Loto? in Pokemon USUM
- October 12, 2017

While players originally thought the games would be too similar to last fall's games, recent trailers suggest that this new game is going to be a wildly different experience. In the game, the more Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon players communicate with Rotom Dex, the more helpful it will become to the player. As players befriend the floating PokeDex/Pokemon hybrid, RotomDex will unlock new abilities to make the player's life a lot easier. (more...)
New autumn bundles announced for Xbox One S New autumn bundles announced for Xbox One S
- October 12, 2017

It plays all the same games. Now players can purchase certain Xbox 360 games and play them on Xbox One, but Microsoft said it was looking into expanding that feature to encompass the older console. The executive acknowledged that with such positioning it is "hard to do that with gamers". Sony could very will justify holding out by pointing to its bottom line, but we're hoping that someone on team blue will see the bigger picture soon. (more...)
Oppo F5 with 18:9 screen & AI Beauty Recognition coming to India Oppo F5 with 18:9 screen & AI Beauty Recognition coming to India
- October 12, 2017

This will definitely enhance the typical high megapixel count selfie cameras that OPPO now possesses on its smartphones. The OPPO F5 has finally been teased by the Chinese manufacturer after a bunch of speculations about it making a full screen display smartphone. (more...)
Hyperloop One becomes 'Virgin Hyperloop One' with new investment Hyperloop One becomes 'Virgin Hyperloop One' with new investment
- October 12, 2017

As part of deal, the startup will rebrand as Virgin Hyperloop One and Branson will join the board. In August this year Hyperloop One successfully managed to fire a pod at 192mph . Musk's hyperloop involvement is for now limited to potentially building the tunnels with his latest startup - The Boring Company. Speaking in July, after the completion of one of Hyperloop One's technology tests, Philippa Oldham, head of transport and manufacturing at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers said ... (more...)
Tata Teleservices to merge consumer mobile business with Bharti Airtel Tata Teleservices to merge consumer mobile business with Bharti Airtel
- October 12, 2017

Businesses (CMB) of TTSL and TTML into Bharti Airtel . As part of the agreement, Bharti Airtel will absorb Consumer Mobile Businesses (CMB) of TTSL and TTML across the country in 19 circles (17 under TTSL and two under TTML). It added that its Board met today and has instructed the management to appoint independent advisors to "evaluate the strategic fit as well as the financial merits of the potential transaction". (more...)
Juniper Networks Inc Institutional Investor Sentiment Improved in 2017 Q2 Juniper Networks Inc Institutional Investor Sentiment Improved in 2017 Q2
- October 12, 2017

Oppenheimer maintained Juniper Networks, Inc . There is no concrete way to calculate a price target. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, October 28 report. Juniper Networks, Inc . designs, develops and sells products and services for high-performance networks to enable customers to build networks for their businesses. (more...)