Technology


Hearthstone Kobolds & Catacombs Expansion Set to Release on December 7
- November 29, 2017

There are a total of 48 possible encounters in Dungeon Runs and three special events in the mode. Coming this December to Windows and Mac PCs; Windows, iOS, and Android tablets; and mobile phones, Kobolds & Catacombs card packs will be winnable in Hearthstone's Arena mode and players can purchase them with in-game gold or real money at the same prices as Hearthstone's other card packs. (more...)
Triple triumph for Le'aupepe
- November 29, 2017

We are a loving community and we're not just useful on the footy field, and we hope this proves something. AB Original - a collaboration between indigenous artists Briggs and Trials, from the Yorta Yorta and Ngarrindjeri tribes respectively - won Best Urban Album and Best Independent Release for their record, Reclaim Australia , released by SA label Golden Era Records. (more...)
MGM Resorts International (MGM) Shares Bought by CIBC Asset Management Inc
- November 29, 2017

MGM Resorts International has a fifty-two week low of $25.15 and a fifty-two week high of $34.65. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 91,976 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,878,000 after purchasing an additional 915 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Facebook and Twitter will cooperate with United Kingdom inquiry into Russian Brexit meddling Facebook and Twitter will cooperate with United Kingdom inquiry into Russian Brexit meddling
- November 29, 2017

The Electoral Commission is now investigating the possibility, and has asked Google for its cooperation. The pair have responded to demands from the head of the digital, culture, media and sports committee Damian Collins to provide information about Russian-linked adverts on their sites during the European Union referendum previous year. (more...)
Analysts Upgrade/Downgrade Activity of Nokia Corporation (NOK)
- November 29, 2017

The firm has a market cap of $29,270.00, a P/E ratio of 14.11, a P/E/G ratio of 1.15 and a beta of 1.25. AMG National Trust Bank lifted its stake in Nokia by 5.1% during the second quarter. Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Nokia Corporation as $7.26 Million in the Current Quarter. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.04 earnings per share. (more...)
Indian BSF soldier shot dead by colleague in IOK Indian BSF soldier shot dead by colleague in IOK
- November 29, 2017

The officer denied revealing details of the incident. According to Kashmir Media Service , the soldier identified as Chanderban, a resident of Haryana , was shot dead by his colleague in a camp at Mader in Bandipora after some altercation. (more...)
Reserve Bank to ease LVR lending conditions - slightly Reserve Bank to ease LVR lending conditions - slightly
- November 29, 2017

It will leave the 20 percent deposit requirement for owner occupiers, but allow an extra five percent of lending with lower deposits. And investors will need a 35 percent deposit - from 40 percent now. "It's a considered approach in terms of slowly reducing LVRs for investors, but we would call for the Reserve Bank to take the same approach with owner occupiers by continuing to monitor the impact on the market - particularly in relation to first time buyers. (more...)
Amgen INC (AMGN) Stake Held by Family Management Corp
- November 29, 2017

Amazon Com Inc now has $577.91B valuation. Enterprise Financial Services Corp now owns 748 shares of the medical research company's stock worth $129,000 after purchasing an additional 114 shares during the period. Chickasaw Capital Mgmt Lc invested in 14,530 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Amgen Inc is a biotechnology company. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 5,418 shares. OH ADV increased its holdings in shares of Amgen by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. (more...)
Tocqueville Asset Management LP Sells 2585 Shares of Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)
- November 29, 2017

Pfizer Inc now has $212.92 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.62% or $0.22 reaching $35.72. The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 66,794. Long Road Investment Counsel Ltd holds 6,788 shares. Natl Planning, a California-based fund reported 75,314 shares. It has a 24.07 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through six divisions: Frito-Lay North America, Quaker Foods North America (QFNA), North America Beverages (NAB), Latin America, Europe Sub-Saharan Africa (ESSA), and Asia, ... (more...)
Google Finance Changes: 7 New Features Debut Google Finance Changes: 7 New Features Debut
- November 29, 2017

Google's parent company Alphabet added a new filter called "finance" tab, that lets a user view and access information that Google Finance provides, which also includes news on a company as well as details on its financials, the company said in a blog post . (more...)
Gang Beasts for PS4 launches December 12 Gang Beasts for PS4 launches December 12
- November 29, 2017

For those unaware, Gang Beasts is a multiplayer beat 'em up game that stars a bunch of gelatinous characters that must fight each other off various environments. two soccer matches and a cooperative mode where up to four players fight off waves of enemies. Furthermore, players can settle their holiday arguments with a trip to Beef City, where harmless, brutal, violence is fun for all the family. (more...)
Star Ocean: The Last Hope 4K Is Available on PlayStation 4 Today Star Ocean: The Last Hope 4K Is Available on PlayStation 4 Today
- November 29, 2017

The Last Hope is out today on PS4, by the way. Will you be purchasing the Star Ocean remaster? The original Xbox 360 release gained an infamous reputation for the quality of some of its voice acting, but the issue was partly rectified for the global edition of the game thanks to the thoughtful inclusion of a Japanese voice option. (more...)
Vietnamese Blogger Gets 7 Years in Jail for Reporting on Toxic Spill Vietnamese Blogger Gets 7 Years in Jail for Reporting on Toxic Spill
- November 29, 2017

Despite sweeping economic reforms and growing openness to social change, including gay, lesbian and transgender rights, Vietnam retains tight media censorship and its government does not tolerate criticism. Additionally, when a steel plant run by Formosa Ha Tinh Steel released toxic chemicals in central Vietnam previous year, he published several videos and interviews aimed at triggering local protests. (more...)
Nuance Investments LLC Boosts Position in BB&T Corporation (BBT)
- November 29, 2017

Bb&T Corporation now has $36.56 billion valuation. The stock rose 1.71% or $0.79 reaching $47.28 per share. About shares traded. Cohen and Steers Global Income Builder (NYSE:INB) has risen 7.96% since November 27, 2016 and is uptrending. Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) was reduced too. It also reduced Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) stake by 9,653 shares and now owns 526,643 shares. (more...)
Toro Rosso a better match for Honda - Hasegawa Toro Rosso a better match for Honda - Hasegawa
- November 29, 2017

The duo have been unable to compete with any of the top teams in 2017 due to the unreliability of their cars and lack of power, something they hope will change with a different engine supplier next year. "We know that racing is tough sometimes, but it's that challenge in terms of performance and technology that motivates us". "The last three years have been extremely challenging, but I would like to express my honest appreciation to the McLaren-Honda drivers and team members for all of their ... (more...)
Synchrony Financial (SYF), American Homes 4 Rent (AMH)
- November 29, 2017

Synchrony Finl now has $26.99 billion valuation. The share price volatility of the stock remained at 1.54% for the month and by reducing the timeframe to just a week, the volatility stood at 1.69%. Spf Beheer Bv stated it has 783,811 shares. Ancora Ltd Liability Com owns 69,872 shares. Nippon Life Ins Company has 0.05% invested in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS). (more...)
Why Star Wars Battlefront 2 Didn't Just Offer Cosmetic Microtransactions Why Star Wars Battlefront 2 Didn't Just Offer Cosmetic Microtransactions
- November 29, 2017

It's easy to poke some holes in Jorgensen's reasoning here, given that Battlefront 2's multiplayer (where those cosmetic items would be used anyway) is violating canon all over the place. At the Credit Suisse 21st Annual Technology conference on Scottsdale, Arizona (via Dualshockers ), Jorgensen said that while lessons had been learned from the recent situation, EA's strategy would remain as-is. (more...)
Google's AI knows when a stranger is looking at your phone Google's AI knows when a stranger is looking at your phone
- November 28, 2017

Maybe it's just me, but whenever I'm using my phone while traveling via a subway system I always feel like someone behind me is closely inspecting each tap and swipe I make. Well, you might not have to worry about that in the future: Google's researchers have developed an AI tool that can spot when someone is sneaking a peek at your screen. (more...)
Adobe previews new Photoshop feature that uses AI to select subjects Adobe previews new Photoshop feature that uses AI to select subjects
- November 28, 2017

Called "Select Subject", it uses machine learning to detect subjects in your photos to help you isolate them from the backgrounds. The tech is powered by Adobe's AI platform, Sensei . It pretty much eliminates the tedious hand-drawn or tweaked masking process, letting you focus on the fine details. There are already plenty of Photoshop plugins like Akvis SmartMask and Fluid Mask that can do something similar to Select Subject. (more...)
Amazon sells record number of devices over holiday weekend Amazon sells record number of devices over holiday weekend
- November 28, 2017

In a press release , Amazon states that the Echo Dot is the top-selling product from "any manufacturer in any category". According to Amazon, most of its best-selling items were its own Amazon Devices like the Echo . A record $5.03 billion was spent on Black Friday, up almost 17 percent. In the U.S., online spending on Cyber Monday increased 16.8 percent to $6.59 billion, ahead of Black Friday's $5.03 billion. (more...)
Microsoft reveals Sets, a new feature coming to Windows 10 Insiders Microsoft reveals Sets, a new feature coming to Windows 10 Insiders
- November 28, 2017

Sets would let users keep a set of apps for a particular project, and I assume users will be able to set aside applications just like they can now a set of apps. This saves a click in the short term, but where it grows more useful is in bundling your documents and web research into single files that you can pull up from any device so you can jump back into your document and everything you were looking at. (more...)
Man accused of killing deputy charged with murder, denied bond Man accused of killing deputy charged with murder, denied bond
- November 28, 2017

Zion Church in Independence Township from 3 p.m.to 8 p.m. and is open to the public. Sonja Overall says she feels robbed by her husband's death early Thursday, but that the outpouring of support has been a godsend. The sheriff's office says he was recently married and has one adult son. Overall was a 22-year veteran with the Oakland County Sheriff's Department and a former liaison at Brandon High School in Ortonville. (more...)
Fragrance Packaging Market Strategies, Trends And Analysis 2017 Fragrance Packaging Market Strategies, Trends And Analysis 2017
- November 28, 2017

The research report is a result of compilation of extensive primary as well as secondary research methodologies. Global Display Packaging Market Research gives the exhaustive affiliation between past and current market trends to predict future market values and tendencies of the Display Packaging market. (more...)
HP accused of installing system-slowing spyware on their PCs HP accused of installing system-slowing spyware on their PCs
- November 28, 2017

There has been plenty written about this across the net in various forums and tech sites, some of which observes that the process was put in place following the latest batch of Windows updates. If it is not there, skip to option 2. If present, double-click the entry, change startup type to disabled and select stop for the current session. "I don't remember ever installing this program whatsoever, and in control panel, I found that for some reason this program was silently installed today, ... (more...)
First expansion for Civilization VI is announced First expansion for Civilization VI is announced
- November 28, 2017

Rise and Fall expansion will add nine new leaders, 8 new civilizations, 8 new world wonders, seven natural wonders, 4 new units, 2 tile improvements, 14 new buildings, three new resources, two new districts and a partridge and a pear-tree. (more...)
Yooka-Laylee Buddy Slams Nintendo Switch On December 14th
- November 28, 2017

A brand new trailer not only shows the game running on the Switch but also that it'll be released on December 14th. According to a post on IGN , backers of the game who originally chose the now-canceled Wii U version will receive a Switch code on launch day. (more...)
Banky W mistakenly shares Adesua's N*ked Photos on Snapchat Banky W mistakenly shares Adesua's N*ked Photos on Snapchat
- November 28, 2017

In the video, Banky W tries to give a shout-out to his fans, showing them his lodge and Zebra right outside his bedroom window. He had captured the live video, "My Goodness #Baad2017 #TheAfterParty #MySAExperience", which has revealed to the whole world what Adesua's bums looks like. (more...)
Ericsson Mobility Report Forecasts 1 Bln 5G Subscriptions By 2023 Ericsson Mobility Report Forecasts 1 Bln 5G Subscriptions By 2023
- November 28, 2017

In the latest edition of its mobility report , the telecommunications-equipment company anticipates that fifth-generation, or 5G, networks will first be deployed in dense urban areas, covering more than 20% of the world's population by the end of 2023. (more...)
Razer defends the absence of the headphone jack on Razer Phone Razer defends the absence of the headphone jack on Razer Phone
- November 28, 2017

That was the same for Razer , which recently released its first ever smartphone; people said it was so they could sell its $79.99 USB C headphones, or $99.99 Bluetooth ones. He also points out the audio adapter that comes bundled with every Razer Phone , which has a 24-bit THX certified DAC. The latest phone to ditch the traditional 3.5mm port is the Razer Phone . (more...)
Baidu and Xiaomi to collaborate on AI and the internet of things
- November 28, 2017

The partnership, which was revealed at Xiaomi's first developer conference in Beijing, will see the companies explore opportunities to collaborate on areas such as voice recognition, deep learning, conversational AI, and computer vision. Baidu has strong technological fundamentals in AI systems, with our conversational AI system DuerOS, to support the development of the IoT industry. Kirk Boodry, an analyst with New Street Research, said Baidu's AI and software expertise provided "a good ... (more...)