Technology


$1.06 EPS Expected for Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) $1.06 EPS Expected for Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)
- August 09, 2017

It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Therefore 29% are positive. Regency Centers Corporation had 43 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Dimensional Fund LP holds 11.41 million shares. Edinburgh Prtn Limited invested in 0.02% or 758 shares. 40,150 were reported by Cantab Capital Llp. Barber Financial Group Inc.'s holdings in Wal-Mart Stores were worth $385,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. (more...)
Senate to protesters: Leave Buhari alone, he has violated no law Senate to protesters: Leave Buhari alone, he has violated no law
- August 09, 2017

The protesters, under the aegis of #OurMumuDonDo, started on Monday with a sit-out in Abuja, but faced police harassment on Tuesday, as they commenced their civic action. This report would be a soothing music to the ears of recent protesters in Abuja who are now demanding that the President resumes or resigns from office. (more...)
PS4 System Update Version 5.0 Patch Notes Leaked PS4 System Update Version 5.0 Patch Notes Leaked
- August 09, 2017

While the Pro console can already be used for 1080p Remote Play and Share Play, it looks like the forthcoming update will further refine high quality video sharing by way of Twitch streaming at 1080p and 60 FPS exclusively for PS4 Pro platforms with update 5.0 applied. (more...)
Amazon and Best Buy will be retail launch partners for Essential Phone Amazon and Best Buy will be retail launch partners for Essential Phone
- August 09, 2017

The company confirmed that Amazon and Best Buy will be its retail launch partners in the United States, and given the fact that Tencent is one of the largest Internet companies in China, it's possible that the phone will arrive in the world's largest smartphone market in the future. (more...)
Panasonic launches Eluga A3 and A3 Pro with virtual assistant Arbo Panasonic launches Eluga A3 and A3 Pro with virtual assistant Arbo
- August 09, 2017

The Eluga A3 and A3 Pro sports the same 5.2-inch display with HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution and are protected by the Asahi Dragontrail glass laid on the top. As for optics, the Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro flaunts a 13MP PDAF camera with LED flash at the rear as well as a 5MP selfie camera at the front. "Customers will continue to look for technology which will shape the product interface and the way we interact with our smartphones", Manish Sharma, president & CEO, Panasonic India & South ... (more...)
Everyone can try the new Outlook.com beta with this trick Everyone can try the new Outlook.com beta with this trick
- August 09, 2017

You can also try clicking this link to access the new beta, as it includes the /mail/ in the standard outlook.com URL. All you have to do to get Outlook.com to offer you beta access is to log into the webmail site and then change the address at the top from https://outlook.live.com/owa/ to https://outlook.live.com/mail/ . (more...)
Acer Chromebook 11 C771 is a durable laptop for schools Acer Chromebook 11 C771 is a durable laptop for schools
- August 09, 2017

The Acer Chromebook 11 C771 delivers extra-long battery life for productivity and fun through the school day into the evening. Acer has manufactured the new Chromebook 11 to Military Standard U.S. There's 802.11ac/a/b/g/n WiFi, a microSD card slot, and also a 720p webcam. The Chromebook also includes HD audio support, dual built-in stereo speakers and a microphone. (more...)
Fallout gets a post-nuclear board game from Fantasy Flight Fallout gets a post-nuclear board game from Fantasy Flight
- August 09, 2017

Fantasy Flight Games is one of the biggest and best board game producers around. Fantasy Flight Games has quite a few video-game-to-board-game adaptations under its belt at this point (there's Gears of War , XCOM , and DOOM , to name a few). (more...)
Steam Dominates PC with 27 Million New Gamers Steam Dominates PC with 27 Million New Gamers
- August 09, 2017

Valve takes a 30 percent cut of every sale on Steam. Steam has just revealed a load of fresh stats concerning the popularity of the gaming platform, showing that it has way more users than Xbox Live - and nearly as many as PlayStation Network (PSN). (more...)
2017 iPhones to reportedly come in three colors 2017 iPhones to reportedly come in three colors
- August 09, 2017

This should be welcome news for Apple fans who were anxious they may have to wait as late as November, which is what some rumors have suggested. But Kuo believes production of the iPhone 8 will quickly ramp up, with Apple ultimately being able to produce 45-50 million units this year. (more...)
Ace Attorney returns on Nintendo 3DS — Apollo Justice Ace Attorney returns on Nintendo 3DS — Apollo Justice
- August 09, 2017

Capcom announced it will be releasing Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney to Nintendo 3DS this winter. Rather than being a simple port though, the 3DS version of the game will offer several welcome new features. It's been a long time coming to experience the thrills of Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney in 3D, but that will finally be happening. In this courtroom drama, you take control of the fledgling attorney , Apollo Justice , who teams up with a magician named Trucy as they solve crimes to ... (more...)
Lawbreakers 'Are You Skilled AF?' trailer is nuts Lawbreakers 'Are You Skilled AF?' trailer is nuts
- August 09, 2017

A new trailer for the anti-gravity first person shooter LawBreakers has been uploaded to YouTube in celebration of the game's release today for the PlayStation 4 and PC. In Digital Foundry's testing, the issue appeared randomly, but it could in fact be a result of another player in the match joining/leaving, or changing roles. (more...)
Nokia 8 benchmarks surface online a week before official launch
- August 09, 2017

Weve seen Nokia 8 benchmark results leak recently and today were seeing a similar leak: blurry photos of the Nokia 8 with the benchmark results screen on them. "Could be pushed, but that's the timeline for now AFAIK". Given that, Nokia 8 will probably be the first phone by HMD Global to get Android O software onboard. (more...)
Android Nougat is now available on 13.5 percent of active devices
- August 09, 2017

The release of the next version of Android , named Android O or Android 8.0 is around the corner. Of the both Nougat versions, Android Nougat 7.0 had more traction as compared to the Android 7.1. Talking about the most widely used Android Operating system, Android Marshmallow; it still powered about one Android smartphone out of every 3. (more...)
Gearbox reveals its new FPS/card game hybrid, Project 1v1 Gearbox reveals its new FPS/card game hybrid, Project 1v1
- August 09, 2017

How can the worlds of first-person combat and collectible card games combine? Nothing else has been revealed but the artwork, some of which you can see below, seems futuristic and slightly organic. hours. While fans are waiting for any inkling of another Borderlands game, Gearbox Software has now announced a brand new game. The Project 1v1 website doesn't offer much detail on the game beyond naming a trio of modes ( ranked , challenge and arena ) playable in the technical test. (more...)
HBO hackers leak more stolen data, demand millions of dollars in ransom
- August 09, 2017

Despite the most recent release of data including emails, HBO has held that its email server was not breached. "HBO is now in the process of reviewing what exact data has leaked with spokesperson Jeff Cusson telling Wired that they have ".no reason to believe that our email system as a whole has been compromised". (more...)
HBO Hackers Release Executive's Emails, Demand Ransom Payment HBO Hackers Release Executive's Emails, Demand Ransom Payment
- August 09, 2017

ABC was also targeted by hackers when eight episodes of the unscripted Steve Harvey game show Funderdome were released online early. This is the second data dump from the purported hacker. "While it has been reported that a number of emails have been made public, the review to date has not given us a reason to believe that our email system as a whole has been compromised ". (more...)
Gionee India unveils 'A1 Lite' at Rs 14999 Gionee India unveils 'A1 Lite' at Rs 14999
- August 09, 2017

The highlight of the Gionee A1 Lite is surely its front camera and the big battery. What are your thoughts on the A1 Lite, and would you like to take a trip to Gionee's Selfiestan? Gionee has expanded its A1 series of smartphones in India by launching the A1 Lite smartphone. (more...)
Indian occupation forces martyr 3 Kashmiris in Pulwama Indian occupation forces martyr 3 Kashmiris in Pulwama
- August 09, 2017

A search operation is underway, said a police official, adding that the identity and group affiliation of the slain militants are being ascertained. The three were killed in a brief shootout with the forces after encountering each other in the village. (more...)
Facebook to Stop Charging Advertisers for Accidental Clicks
- August 09, 2017

Brett Vogel, Facebook, product marketing manager, made the announcement in a blog post where he outlined some of the activities he had planned, adding that "ad placements that are built to drive unintentional clicks run counter" to its goal of creating a healthy advertising ecosystem. (more...)
Liam Gallagher gatecrashs a jam session at an Irish pub (again!) Liam Gallagher gatecrashs a jam session at an Irish pub (again!)
- August 09, 2017

The Wall Of Glass rocker was in the city for the Osheaga festival when he made a decision to take a break and grab a Guinness. Liam recently apologised to fans after vocal problems caused him to end his Lollapalooza set after only 20 minutes. (more...)
Tata Motors Group Global Wholesales Up 12% In July 2017 Tata Motors Group Global Wholesales Up 12% In July 2017
- August 09, 2017

There are subtle character lines and sharper details along the chrome grille, LED headlamps, and the bumpers. Starting at Rs 68.05 lakh ex-showroom, the 2017 Land Rover Discovery SUV will be available with a choice of petrol and diesel engines. (more...)
No Man's Sky expansion 'Atlas Rises' will launch this week for free No Man's Sky expansion 'Atlas Rises' will launch this week for free
- August 09, 2017

The image appeared at the culmination of a long-running ARG, which has kept the No Man's Sky reddit community busy for a few months. No Man's Sky will apparently receive a new update this week, bringing quick travel and story improvements to the game. (more...)
Everything you've ever been told about creating strong passwords is wrong Everything you've ever been told about creating strong passwords is wrong
- August 09, 2017

Security best-practice guidelines going back more than a decade have recommended resetting passwords every 90 days and creating cryptic strings of characters, rather than easy-to-remember words, as the ideal password strategy. As well as being easier to remember through a visual association, longer so-called "passphrases" are harder to crack through "brute force attacks" that involve hackers breaking passwords by trying every possible combination of characters. (more...)
Facebook shuts down Lifestage, its teen-focused Snapchat clone Facebook shuts down Lifestage, its teen-focused Snapchat clone
- August 09, 2017

The company's experimental "teens-only" app Lifestage, created to counteract Snapchat's threat, has been pulled from the App Store. Launched last year by then 19-year old product designer Michael Sayman, Lifestage put a heavy emphasis on video and on getting to know your friends through a Q&A type experience. (more...)
LG is going to release the LG Q6 on August 10th, 2017 LG is going to release the LG Q6 on August 10th, 2017
- August 09, 2017

Having said that, all three of these devices are already available for purchase in Europe and South Korea, and it seems like only one of them will make its way to India, well, at least for now. The Q6, at the same time, also skips the G6's dual-camera gimmickry and instead ships with a single 13-megapixel camera on the rear alongside a 5-megapixel camera with a "wide" field of view on the front. (more...)
Starfire lights up Injustice 2 today Starfire lights up Injustice 2 today
- August 09, 2017

The heroine's availability in the NetherRealm Studios title was confirmed by a recent Watchtower livestream that details her abilities . The video also covers some of Starfire's shaders, one of which looks like it basically transforms her into her sister, Blackfire , complete with the appropriately different hair and fire colours. (more...)
Lenovo K8 Note officially launched with 5.5-inch display, 4000 mAh battery Lenovo K8 Note officially launched with 5.5-inch display, 4000 mAh battery
- August 09, 2017

The first sale starts on 18th of August at 12:00 noon. The Lenovo K8 Note packs the Helio X23 chipset with a 2.3GHz high-performing deca-core processor and the Mali T-880 MP4 GPU . The launch offers on the purchase of Lenovo K8 Note on Amazon include Rs 900 off on the Moto Sports Headphones, up to 80 percent off on Kindle ebooks (up to Rs 300), and Idea data offer in which you get up to 64GB of 4G data with unlimited calls for 56 days at Rs 343. (more...)
Dean Foods (DF) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.59 Dean Foods (DF) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.59
- August 09, 2017

After a recent spot-check, the stock has touched $12.04 which represents a change from the open of -4.60%. About 18,427 shares traded. It is down 25.56% since August 7, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock of Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, December 16. Jefferies Group LLC set a $20.00 price objective on Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) in a research note released on Saturday. (more...)
Sanctuary City Plan: Chicago sues Trump administration Sanctuary City Plan: Chicago sues Trump administration
- August 09, 2017

New rules would require police departments to cooperate with immigration agents or risk losing out on federal grant money - something the mayor says Chicago won't do. Chicago received over $2 million in such grants past year, which have been used for buying police vehicles and other things. Sessions said it is "astounding" that Emanuel's administration would file a lawsuit considering the city's "unprecedented violent crime surge". (more...)