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Trump Gets Petty When Black CEO Quits Manufacturing Council Trump Gets Petty When Black CEO Quits Manufacturing Council
- August 17, 2017

He joined the CEOs of Merck , Under Armour and Intel , who all left the council Monday. As the numbers increased, Trump tweeted today: "For every CEO that drops out of the Manufacturing Council, I have many to take their place". (more...)
Google is rolling out user submitted Q&A to Maps Google is rolling out user submitted Q&A to Maps
- August 17, 2017

Well, Google Maps has a new feature this week, allowing you to ask these important questions with knowledgable users fielding them. If you find a business and their FAQ doesn't have your answer, you can submit your own. Over the years, Google has added a number of features based on crowdsourced data to improve local discovery in Maps and Search. I've not found it on any local listings as yet, but it shouldn't be too long. (more...)
PlayStation Experience returns and will feature the 2017 Capcom Cup PlayStation Experience returns and will feature the 2017 Capcom Cup
- August 17, 2017

As usual there will be hands-on gameplay on PS4 Pro, PlayStation VR demos, game developer panels, merchandise and collectibles and more. PSX 2017 will also be featuring the 2017 Capcom Cup. You'll also need to be 18 or older to attend PSX 2017 in general, no children or babies are allowed. As far as what's being shown during PSX 2017, there aren't many details on what to expect from the event just yet, but Sony is planning on letting the cat out of the bag in the next few weeks. (more...)
Glimmer of hope as ASUU and FG reach an agreement after meeting Glimmer of hope as ASUU and FG reach an agreement after meeting
- August 17, 2017

Barau described the action by the university teachers as a surprise having earlier intervened earlier in the year when they embarked on warning strike by facilitating renegotiation between the union and the Federal Government on the implementation of the 2009 agreement. (more...)
Crackdown 3 delayed until spring 2018 Crackdown 3 delayed until spring 2018
- August 17, 2017

It's a bit awkward, as this is the second time the game has been delayed: it was officially announced way back at E3 2014, a time when we were still on the first Hunger Games movie and Donald Trump was just the guy on The Celebrity Apprentice. (more...)
Federal Court Says Two Texas Congressional Districts Must Be Redrawn Federal Court Says Two Texas Congressional Districts Must Be Redrawn
- August 17, 2017

It's expect Paxton will appeal the District Court's ruling to the Supreme Court. District 35 runs through Austin and San Antonio and is represented by Democratic Congressman Lloyd Doggett . Nina Perales, vice president of litigation for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund and lead counsel for the Texas Latino Redistricting Task Force, said, "The court's ruling on intentional discrimination is an important safeguard of Latino voting rights". (more...)
EA Games for Nintendo Switch Dependent on Federation Internationale de Football Association 18's Success EA Games for Nintendo Switch Dependent on Federation Internationale de Football Association 18's Success
- August 17, 2017

The Nintendo Switch version includes the changes and enhancements made to the game in the aforementioned patch. If the New Nintendo 3DS XL Samus Edition seems like your kind of thing, you're in luck - you can now pre-order the console at a few different places ahead of its September 15th launch. (more...)
Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Arbor Realty Trust (ABR) to Buy
- August 17, 2017

It is down 1.90% since August 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.06% the S&P500. Moreover, Cornerstone Investment Partners Llc has 4.08% invested in the company for 1.51 million shares. Its down 0.08, from 1.19 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 51 investors sold DLR shares while 146 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 78 raised stakes. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is breaking its promise of weekly patches PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is breaking its promise of weekly patches
- August 17, 2017

Apparently, having to hit preordained deadlines for patch releases caused certain updates and features to be rushed out, causing "more issues than it solved". This change should ensure that live builds ship with fewer "unforseen issues" but "will have absolutely no bearing on how much content we deliver, or how much we work on the development of the game". (more...)
Google just gave Docs the major overhaul you've been waiting for Google just gave Docs the major overhaul you've been waiting for
- August 17, 2017

Android and iOS devices can now make suggested edits. Google seems to be fond of rebrands, because starting today "revision history" is dubbed "version history". Or, you can skip the review stage altogether by instantly accepting or rejecting all changes. There are also some bonuses for folks who like to make use of Google Docs' templates and those who need to work across multiple Google services quickly. (more...)
Traders Secrets on NIKE, Inc. (NKE), The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
- August 17, 2017

AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB) has risen 6.66% since August 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 31.05% the S&P500. According to Zacks brokerage recommendations, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS)'s Buy count is 2 and Strong Buy is 9 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Strong Sell are 0 and 7, respectively. (more...)
ESPN's Apple TV app now lets you watch four games at once ESPN's Apple TV app now lets you watch four games at once
- August 16, 2017

This is a problem that television sets first tried to solve back in the day with picture-in-picture viewing modes, but the Apple TV app offers a more modern solution. Version 5.0 includes a new "Watch" tab that lets users access live-streaming events and shows based on their favorite teams. While Apple TV users have previously been able to use AirPlay to play Vudu's movies and TV shows, the dedicated Vudu app is expected to become "widely available" starting August 22. (more...)
Google To Pay Apple $3 Billions To Be Its Default Search Engine Google To Pay Apple $3 Billions To Be Its Default Search Engine
- August 16, 2017

That's up from the $1 billion fee that the iPhone maker charged in 2014, as court documents revealed a year ago. However, it will be very costly for Google if they do not pay the licensing fee and Apple decides not to make their search engine the default option on iOS devices. (more...)
The Evil Within 2 Reveals New Cinematic Trailer The Evil Within 2 Reveals New Cinematic Trailer
- August 16, 2017

His work is spread throughout Union, showing the horrifying fate of his victims. His newfound "vision" drove him to become fascinated by the precise instant when death takes a person - that split second in time when people are, in his opinion, at their most open and most lovely. (more...)
THQ Nordic Announces Black Mirror, a Gothic Horror Adventure THQ Nordic Announces Black Mirror, a Gothic Horror Adventure
- August 16, 2017

The upcoming game will tell a completely new story and will be independent of earlier titles. Every family has secrets, but the Gordon family's threaten their sanity. Black Mirror is actually a reboot of the 2004 series of the same name; the new title will be a point-and-click adventure game and is now in development by KING Art Games. (more...)
Total War: Warhammer 2 Trailer Confirms Playable Skaven Race Total War: Warhammer 2 Trailer Confirms Playable Skaven Race
- August 16, 2017

View the new In-Engine Cinematic trailer right here. At E3, OnlySP had the opportunity to preview WARHAMMER II , and the game looks like a masterful addition to Creative Assembly's newest trilogy. We've been hands on with the game recently and played with the Skaven, so expect to hear more on them and Total War: Warhammer 2 in general very, very soon. (more...)
Rock of Ages 2: Bigger & Boulder August Release Date Set in Stone Rock of Ages 2: Bigger & Boulder August Release Date Set in Stone
- August 16, 2017

The original Rock of Ages video game was a tower defense racing video game. Players will play through intentionally inaccurate art history eras from Early Renaissance through to Surrealism, recreated in a quirky, Python-esque cut-out animation style. (more...)
Tencent to boost AI after profit jumps on mobile games, WeChat Tencent to boost AI after profit jumps on mobile games, WeChat
- August 16, 2017

Naspers Ltd., which owns about a third of Tencent, gained as much as 4.4% after the results, its biggest gain on an intraday basis in seven months. That easily beat an average estimate of 13.5 billion yuan in an analysts poll by Bloomberg News. (more...)
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Allen Robinson Trashes Blake Bortles After Terrible Pass Jacksonville Jaguars WR Allen Robinson Trashes Blake Bortles After Terrible Pass
- August 16, 2017

Bortles has been up and down through three weeks of camp. They know what their job is and how to do it, it's just kind of a lack of focus of whatever you want to call it. On a red zone play, tight end Marcedes Lewis broke across the middle of the end zone and was open briefly, but Bortles failed to get the ball to him. (more...)
Microsoft Surface Pro gets official support for Windows 10 S Microsoft Surface Pro gets official support for Windows 10 S
- August 16, 2017

What does the leaked memo reveal? On the other hand, Microsoft refuted Consumer Reports' claims and said the predicted breakage rate of Surface products was much lower than 25 percent , based on a separate study conducted by the company. (more...)
Galaxy Note8 will be the first Note with 6GB of RAM Galaxy Note8 will be the first Note with 6GB of RAM
- August 16, 2017

Forget about the on-screen embedded fingerprint sensor. he South Korean tech giant will keep this particular feature on the rear together with the new dual camera system. First up, SamMobile , citing sources, said that Samsung is planning to launch the Galaxy Note 8 with its Experience software version 8.5 instead of the version 8.1 now running on the Galaxy S8. (more...)
Apple will throw $1 billion at original programming over next year Apple will throw $1 billion at original programming over next year
- August 16, 2017

Spending the funds will be the task of Apple's hires from Sony's entertainment wing, Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, who took over leading programming duties earlier this mont according to the WSJ's sources. Programming costs can range from more than $2 million an episode for a comedy to more than $5 million for a drama. An episode of some high-end shows such as " Game of Thrones " can cost more than $10 million to produce. (more...)
Jio cashback offer: Compare Amazon, Paytm, PhonePe, Mobikwik offers Jio cashback offer: Compare Amazon, Paytm, PhonePe, Mobikwik offers
- August 16, 2017

As per the reports, the company is now offering a cash back of Rs 76 on a recharge of Rs 300 or above via Paytm . PhonePe has come up with special cash back offers for Jio 4G recharge . The flat cashback of Rs 99 will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within seven days post-recharge. However, the catch is that this offer is valid only on your first prepaid recharge on Amazon.in with payment made through Amazon Pay balance. (more...)
Financial Watchlist of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (NYSE:TSM)
- August 16, 2017

Bancorpsouth Inc. now owns 10,455 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $343,000 after buying an additional 1,663 shares during the last quarter. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $0.32 and is estimated to be $0.04 for the current year with 1,100,000,000 shares presently outstanding. Deep diving into the technical levels for Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (0981.HK), we note that the equity now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -119.34. (more...)
MA/ Now Owns 58764529 Shares In Taiwan Semiconductor
- August 16, 2017

The Company manufactures silicon wafers based on designs provided by its customers or third party designers. The institutional investor purchased 21,759 shares of the semiconductor company's stock, valued at approximately $702,000. Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (NYSE:SMI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. They expect $0.55 earnings per share , down 6.78% or $0.04 from last year's $0.59 per share. (more...)
Google Pixel 2 features squeezable edges Google Pixel 2 features squeezable edges
- August 16, 2017

We have already seen the render images making rounds on the internet, however, this time the Pixel 2 has been spotted on FCC (Federal Communications Commission) website in the U.S., giving hints on the Android OS version and what could be one of key highlight of the device. (more...)
Confirmed: Pixel 2 will have HTC U11-like squeezable frame Confirmed: Pixel 2 will have HTC U11-like squeezable frame
- August 16, 2017

Google Pixel 2 will have Edge Sensors like we saw in HTC U11 , expect that they'll most likely be called " Active Edge " in the next-generation Google device. The Pixel 2 could have the same two-tone metal and glass back like we saw in Google Pixel. FCC will be making use of Electronic version of the labeling system for the Pixel 2. (more...)
Brokerages Set Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) Target Price at $6.44 Brokerages Set Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) Target Price at $6.44
- August 16, 2017

Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $3.56 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1.78, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent quarter is $1.67, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 3.8. (more...)
Hot Stock Overview: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Hot Stock Overview: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)
- August 16, 2017

About 1,271 shares traded. It is down 56.44% since August 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.67% the S&P500. Tortoise Investment Management LLC raised its position in Verizon Communications by 35.3% in the fourth quarter. (more...)
Walmart CEO criticizes Trump on race response Walmart CEO criticizes Trump on race response
- August 16, 2017

In a memo to employees, Doug McMillon criticized the president for not "unequivocally rejecting the appalling actions of white supremacists". After four executives resigned from President Donald Trump's manufacturing council in reaction to his response to the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend, Walmart ( WMT ) CEO Doug McMillon said Tuesday the president "missed a critical opportunity to help bring our country together". (more...)