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Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur 'leading six-team race for Ross Barkley' Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur 'leading six-team race for Ross Barkley'
- July 31, 2017

Everton manager Ronald Koeman signalled the end of Barkley's career at the club last week when he revealed the player has told him he wants to quit during the current window. Per French newspaper Le Parisien (h/t Joe Short of the Daily Express ), Aurier is ready to move on from Paris after the arrival of Dani Alves. (more...)
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 vs. GeForce GTX 1080: Graphics Card Comparison AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 vs. GeForce GTX 1080: Graphics Card Comparison
- July 31, 2017

In an attempt to stave off miners, AMD has created " Radeon packs ". AMD will offer to consumer models based on the Vega architecture: the Radeon RX Vega 64 and the Radeon RX Vega 56. AMD says that they will price the two games at $120. AMD will provide us with the hardware discounts only if the gamers include the graphics card to his or her cart on the online store. (more...)
Can PlayStation Plus Members Afford The Price Hike? Can PlayStation Plus Members Afford The Price Hike?
- July 31, 2017

Honestly, European subscribers should feel lucky Sony waited this long to raise their prices. Sony launched PlayStation Plus in 2010 and has been consistent in pushing out upgrades and new titles. This month's free PlayStation Plus games include Until Dawn , Telltale's Game of Thrones , and Tokyo Jungle . Existing members who are not comfortable with the increased fee can turn off the auto renew in the account settings at least 48 hours before the next payment on or after August 31, ... (more...)
Yankees Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Trade Rumors: New York "Optimistic" They Can Land Gray Before Deadline
- July 31, 2017

Options at Class AAA Rochester include Kyle Gibson, who was sent down when Garcia was acquired, and veteran Dillon Gee, who is 3-1 with a 2.00 ERA in five starts with the Red Wings after being signed as a minor league free agent. He matched his season high for hits. Colon is 0-1 with two no-decisions for Minnesota since being called up from Triple-A Rochester on July 18. It is not clear if the team anticipates a corresponding move at this time. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez situation is ideal' Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez situation is ideal'
- July 31, 2017

The 28-year-old is now the subject of intense transfer speculation after failing to sign a new contract. "They are practising on the day", Wenger told Arsenal Player. Sanchez is not the only player whose deal expires at the end of the season, with Mesut Oezil, Kieran Gibbs , Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jack Wilshere among those reaching the end of their contracts. (more...)
Apple faces backlash for giving in to China's demands Apple faces backlash for giving in to China's demands
- July 31, 2017

ExpressVPN said that it was disappointed to see Apple "aiding China's censorship agents", and condemned the removals. " ExpressVPN strongly condemns these measures, which threaten free speech and civil liberties". Apple's VPN services once helped internet users overcome China's censorship system. Though the government later issued a clarification in that regard , it still appeared that China would make it more hard to rely on VPNs . (more...)
Vivo Pro Kabaddi: Bigger and better Vivo Pro Kabaddi: Bigger and better
- July 31, 2017

Steelers scored two points in three minutes to lead 17-12 after 23 minutes. Sanjay Gupta, Managing Director, Star India said, 'As we stand hours away from the 5th season of VIVO Pro Kabaddi , I am transported back to the day we chose to launch the league. (more...)
Base Resources Ltd (BSE) Receives Buy Rating from Numis Securities Ltd Base Resources Ltd (BSE) Receives Buy Rating from Numis Securities Ltd
- July 31, 2017

They issued a buy rating and a GBX 65 ($0.85) target price on the stock. Atlantis Resources ( LON:ARL ) remained flat at GBX 38.00 during trading on Tuesday. Base Resources (LON:BSE)'s had a "buy" recommendation reissued by investment analysts at Numis Securities in a study note released to investors and clients on early Fri, Jul 14th. (more...)
LG V30 to be released in the U.S. in late September LG V30 to be released in the U.S. in late September
- July 30, 2017

It is quite evident that LG will launch its newest flagship LG V30 at the IFA 2017 press conference in Berlin which will be held on August 31 . That's when the company is going to formally launch the upcoming flagship smartphone, however, that's not going to be when the handset goes on sale. (more...)
Allies to hold training against N. Korea GPS attacks Allies to hold training against N. Korea GPS attacks
- July 30, 2017

But North Korea can angle that trajectory to extend the reach dramatically. The US has in the past used overflights of the supersonic B1-B "Lancer" bomber as a show of force in response to North Korean missile or nuclear tests. And Mr Moon also reportedly ordered his government to cooperate with U.S. demands to install an increased amount of the high-tech Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) anti-missile systems. (more...)
FCC certifies Samsung's next big smartphone FCC certifies Samsung's next big smartphone
- July 30, 2017

As we all look forward to the Galaxy Note 8 release on August 23 in NY, here is an update on the pre-order status through Samsung's Australian website. The company's Adaptive Fast Charge solution is the most likely candidate in this segment seeing how it was also supported by the original Galaxy S8 lineup that the South Korean original equipment manufacturer (OEM) launched this spring. (more...)
Suit claims Pokemon Go Fest didn't live up to its billing Suit claims Pokemon Go Fest didn't live up to its billing
- July 30, 2017

Thomas Zimmerman told Polygon that twenty or thirty other complainants have joined the initial suit and are seeking class action status. The reason being that they seek reimbursement for the travel expenses. Users who went to the Fest are demanding they are returned their Travel expenses. It was about the fact that Niantic lead consumers to make purchases based on certain promises, and those promises were not delivered upon. (more...)
Bollinger's 200-Mile Electric Truck Is Fantastically Rugged And Basic Bollinger's 200-Mile Electric Truck Is Fantastically Rugged And Basic
- July 30, 2017

Additionally, all of the on-board instrumentation is water-resistant, allowing for a quick and easy hose-down of the interior if things get dirty. In terms of performance, the B1 doesn't disappoint, as its motor generates an impressive 360 horsepower and 472 pound/feet of torque, allowing the truck to go from 0 to 60 miles per hour at only 4.5 seconds. (more...)
Andrew Wiggins' agent talking max extension with Timberwolves Andrew Wiggins' agent talking max extension with Timberwolves
- July 30, 2017

During Wiggins's first three seasons, Minnesota won 16, 29 and 31 games, respectively, and he's been passed over for All-Star consideration despite his gaudy scoring numbers and durability. Irving allegedly would prefer a trade to the T-Wolves, New York Knicks , San Antonio Spurs or Miami Heat , but National Basketball Association sources told the Miami Herald's Barry Jackson recently that the Heat don't see themselves as real contenders. (more...)
Apple removes apps that avoid censors from App Store in China Apple removes apps that avoid censors from App Store in China
- July 30, 2017

Apple declined to comment on the issue when contacted by Reuters on Saturday. Apple Inc is removing virtual private network (VPN) services from its app store in China, VPN service providers said on Saturday, accusing the U.S. Another company, Star VPN, also reported receiving the notice. ExpressVPN said in the blog post that after some initial research it found "all major VPN apps for iOS have been removed". (more...)
Facebook profit, revenue smash estimates as mobile ad sales soar Facebook profit, revenue smash estimates as mobile ad sales soar
- July 30, 2017

That's 43 percent more people than Facebook employed this time previous year. Mobile ad revenue accounted for 87% of the company's total advertising revenue of US$9.16 billion (RM39.2 billion) in the latest quarter, up from 84% a year earlier. (more...)
#GoogleForNigeria: Google CEO now in Nigeria #GoogleForNigeria: Google CEO now in Nigeria
- July 29, 2017

The cost of the program has not yet been revealed. "Sundar has been doing a great job as Google's CEO, driving strong growth, partnerships, and tremendous product innovation", Alphabet CEO Larry Page said in a statement. According to Johanna Wright, vice president of YouTube , YouTube Go was being tested in Nigeria as of June, and the trial version of the app will be offered globally later this year. (more...)
Trump ousts Priebus, names Kelly as White House chief of staff Trump ousts Priebus, names Kelly as White House chief of staff
- July 29, 2017

In his interview with CNN , Priebus repeatedly said he submitted his resignation to the President privately on Thursday. Trump made the announcement via Twitter . Ryan added that he looked forward to working with Kelly. Host Sean Hannity had announced earlier in the day on his radio show that Priebus was coming on. (more...)
Meizu Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus Launched With A Secondary Display Meizu Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus Launched With A Secondary Display
- July 29, 2017

The second screen seen in the Meizu Pro 7 is definitely its key highlight and apparently, it is of 2 inch in size. While the Pro 7 features a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED panel on the front, the Pro 7 Plus features a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED panel. (more...)
AWS Cloud a Bright Spot in Amazon's Q2 Earnings Miss AWS Cloud a Bright Spot in Amazon's Q2 Earnings Miss
- July 29, 2017

Amazon .com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has unseated fellow tech billionaire Bill Gates as the richest person in the world, profiting from the e-commerce company's meteoric stock rise to reach a fortune of $90.6 billion, Forbes reported. (more...)
HTC Vive Standalone VR Headset Launched HTC Vive Standalone VR Headset Launched
- July 29, 2017

We first tried the prototype headset on GDC 2016, and the final release presents a much polished and faster product. The headset appears to be cosmetically identical to the one which HTC is bringing to the US with Google, and they are both powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor . (more...)
Sanjay Dutt's Comeback Reviewed As 'Ekdum Kadak — Bhoomi First Poster Sanjay Dutt's Comeback Reviewed As 'Ekdum Kadak — Bhoomi First Poster
- July 29, 2017

Maanayata Dutt has a sweet birthday message for her hubby Sanjay Dutt By Murtuza Iqbal Maanayata Dutt on her Instagram account posted a sweet birthday message for her hubby Sanjay Dutt . Producer Bhushan Kumar adds,"I'm thrilled to release the poster of our film". We can't wait to see the trailer of the film. Speaking about Bhoomi , producer Sandeep Singh earlier told India Today, "Sanjay insisted that he did not want his comeback film to clash with anyone else. (more...)
Maruti Suzuki Q1 net profit rises by 4.4 percent Maruti Suzuki Q1 net profit rises by 4.4 percent
- July 29, 2017

The automaker plans to expand the outlets in a phased manner and expects to have around 300 Nexa outlets by 2020. Kalsi cited robust and rewarding after-sale service as the cornerstone of this relationship. The customers will be escorted to a premium waiting lounge where they will be able to view their vehicle being serviced on the shop floor. "All the investment [in Nexa workshops] is being done by our dealers only", Kalsi said. (more...)
USB 3.2 Promises USB 3.2 Promises "Double Speed" With Same Cable
- July 29, 2017

The only real upside is that most existing USB-C cables will work with the new standard. The first devices with USB 3.2 will probably launch in 2019. USB 3 .0 and USB 3 .1 Gen 1 both support theoretical maximum data transfers of 5Gbps. Of course, most people don't care about the technical details. (more...)
Energy Transfer Equity, LP (NYSE:ETE) Plans $0.29 Quarterly Dividend
- July 29, 2017

The stock rose 0.87% or $0.17 reaching $20.35. Xcerra Corp (NASDAQ:XCRA) has risen 65.92% since July 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.57% the S&P500. Next Gru Inc holds 0% or 1,147 shares in its portfolio. Carnegie Cap Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company reported 27,500 shares. Gilman Hill Asset Management Limited Com invested in 12,875 shares. (more...)
Samsung just leaked the Galaxy Note 8's preorder date Samsung just leaked the Galaxy Note 8's preorder date
- July 29, 2017

Now, there's another leak confirming the phone's specifications. The Rose Pink Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + will be released commercially on August 16, 2017 while pre-order will officially begin on August 10 in the country. We can expect 64GB of storage with a microSD card option to extend it further and will be powered by a Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM. On the connectivity front, it will support, Bluetooth 5.1, WiFi, NFC, MST, A-GPS, Glonass and USB Type-C port. (more...)
Want To Test Final Fantasy 15's Multiplayer Expansion Next Week? Want To Test Final Fantasy 15's Multiplayer Expansion Next Week?
- July 29, 2017

Players will need either Xbox Live Gold or a PlayStation Plus member to take part over the test, held between 3-8 August. By defeating enemies and clearing quests , you will accumulate experience points and level up. Make sure to let us know if you are one of the lucky ones invited to the closed beta . Since the goal of the closed online test is technical verification, the matching process is always performed. (more...)
Give Me More: Facebook's Profits Up, WhatsApp and Messenger Eyed for Adverts Give Me More: Facebook's Profits Up, WhatsApp and Messenger Eyed for Adverts
- July 29, 2017

Facebook net profit was $3.9 billion in the second quarter, up from $2.3 billion a year ago. The Mark Zuckerberg-owned company said profits rose to $3.9bn for the three months ending 30 June when it released its latest earning report after the bell on Wednesday. (more...)
For Honor Is Getting Dedicated Servers And New Heroes For Honor Is Getting Dedicated Servers And New Heroes
- July 28, 2017

How will adding dedicated servers improve the online experience for For Honor players? Ubisoft's For Honor broke the world's historic timeline in order to bring a contest between some of the greatest warriors. We saw that we had connectivity and stability problems, mostly on 4v4 modes , so it's one of the things we've looked at and worked on a lot since the game launched. (more...)
Official Shadow of War - Kumail Nanjiani as The Agonizer Official Shadow of War - Kumail Nanjiani as The Agonizer
- July 28, 2017

This is just one of the characters that players will be going up against in the Shadow of Mordor sequel, which retains the Nemesis system from its predecessor. Note, however, that the first half of the trailer reuses cutscene footage from the Xbox One and PS4 version of Shadow of War - actual gameplay footage starts at the 29 second mark. (more...)