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Google will officially release Android 8.0 (likely called Oreo) on 21 August!
- August 21, 2017

The release date of Android O will coincide with the total solar eclipse . The Android 8 release event will start at 2:40PM eastern time, which is when it is expected that the solar eclipse will be at its maximum in NY. The report stated that this would allow you to get a quick glance at how many notifications you have for any given app just by looking at your home screen. (more...)
Palestinian Authority President slams Trump administration's negotiating capabilities
- August 21, 2017

Nabil Abu Rdeneh says Abbas "wants clarity" on the two-state solution, the cornerstone of global diplomatic efforts for the past two decades. In February Trump appeared to break with the position of past USA administrations by saying Washington was not necessarily committed to the two-state solution to the conflict, but to a framework acceptable to both parties. (more...)
Australia: Further site-blocking court action Australia: Further site-blocking court action
- August 21, 2017

Australia's Federal Court has ordered a number of known piracy websites to be blocked by Australian ISPs, thanks to a bid by Foxtel, and local and worldwide film studios. Burke is cognisant of public opinion turning against big entertainment companies in the 2000s when vulnerable people like children and the elderly were targetted with lawsuits from music record labels for illegal downloads. (more...)
Thief Snatches ATM Machine With Forklift Thief Snatches ATM Machine With Forklift
- August 21, 2017

Operating a large Caterpillar forklift, the thieves ripped a drive-thru ATM out of the ground at around 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 16. Detectives believe the suspect may work in the construction industry. Even if you make off with an ATM, it can be incredibly hard to crack them open. Gizmodo reports that the thieves might not be as clever as they appear: most ATMs these days have embedded Global Positioning System trackers. (more...)
Mersal Audio Launch Today Mersal Audio Launch Today
- August 21, 2017

Vijay, who usually conveys a message to his fans at the audio launches of his films, is expected to deliver a message today as well. Vijay and Rahman are the chief guests for the evening. One of the main reasons was that it was a live event that would be graced by the stars of the industry. The team is in the great mood of celebrating the silver jubilee of Ilayathalapathy Vijay and singer A.R.Rahmana, as Mersal , is the 100th film with Sri Thenandal Film Production House. (more...)
Google figured out how to flawlessly remove stock-photo watermarks Google figured out how to flawlessly remove stock-photo watermarks
- August 21, 2017

Watermarks are placed on copyrighted images like stock-photos in order to keep people from using them without permission or without paying. Manually, the task of removing a watermark from an image is tedious, and even with state-of-the-art editing tools it may take a Photoshop expert several minutes to remove a watermark from one image, researchers said. (more...)
Shot, 1 Fatally, in Parking Lot on Chicago's South Side Shot, 1 Fatally, in Parking Lot on Chicago's South Side
- August 21, 2017

The group was in the parking lot of a banquet hall in the 11900 block of South Loomis when a male in a black SUV opened fire, according to Chicago Police. The older declined medical attention for a graze wound to the arm. About 2 a.m., a 23-year-old woman was sitting on the porch of a South Shore neighborhood home in the 2700 block of East 78th Street when someone got out of a vehicle and shot her once in the buttocks. (more...)
PlayStation's Official Twitter Account Might Have Been Hacked PlayStation's Official Twitter Account Might Have Been Hacked
- August 21, 2017

If this is legitimate, then this case joins HBO, TechCrunch, and BuzzFeed as high-profile targets of the group. The group went on to say that the PlayStation Network databases have also been leaked. The group claims to be a " white hat " organisation - that is, they claim they are merely pointing out flaws rather than stealing data. We've reached out to Sony , but the company has yet to comment. (more...)
Ni no Kuni II Gamescom 2017 trailer Ni no Kuni II Gamescom 2017 trailer
- August 21, 2017

This time around, the sequel is coming to both PS4 and the PC and the developer chose to show off some of the screenshots and a brand new trailer for Gamescom 2017. Hopefully it's the former, because I'm really looking forward to this game in all honesty. Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom will launch on PC and PS4 early next year, on January 19, 2018- a release window that should help it do well. (more...)
CEOs Cut Ties With Trump CEOs Cut Ties With Trump
- August 21, 2017

After the white nationalist rally turned deadly on Saturday, Mr Trump initially said that many sides were to blame. Over the course of the day, several top executives made statements denouncing racism and bigotry generally, although few went as far as Mr. (more...)
Build your own dinosaur park in Jurassic World Evolution Build your own dinosaur park in Jurassic World Evolution
- August 21, 2017

The game was announced at Microsoft's Gamescom conference, and we got to see a cool trailer with some pre-rendered footage of how we will be able to build our own Jurassic Park style theme park . The Jurassic Park franchise is in a very healthy place right now, and a game like this has mass appeal and plenty of potential for extra downloadable content. (more...)
Natural Star Nani MCA Movie Release Date Locked 21st December Confirmed!!! Natural Star Nani MCA Movie Release Date Locked 21st December Confirmed!!!
- August 21, 2017

Direction by Venu Sriram, the film is now under production. Sources are saying that Nani is looking quite confident for the movie and he is nervous too. Premam and Fidaa fame Sai Pallavi is playing the love interest of Nani. The actor has been nailing it with his power packed performance and he already scored two blockbusters this year with Nenu Local and Ninnu Kori. (more...)
Thieves Steal ATM With Forklift in Daring Arkansas Heist
- August 20, 2017

The suspects can not be seen but if you recognize the truck or you were in the area when this happened or have some information you want to share on this case, please call Detective Williams at 450-6130. Police also shared a picture of truck they believed was involved. According to Gizmodo , the biggest problem for thieves thinking about heisting an ATM might not be breaking into it once it's in their possession. (more...)
Cadence Design Systems, Inc
- August 20, 2017

Among 26 analysts covering BB&T Corp ( NYSE:BBT ), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Zacks Investment Research raised Cadence Design Systems from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $36.00 target price for the company in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi A1 Could be the Next Android One Smartphone
- August 20, 2017

At the beginning, Android One phones gained some popularity, but all the fizz out around died out. This would be the first time Xiaomi plans to release a smartphone without MIUI, the company's own UI that's built on Android. Given the fact that India too is a developing smartphone nation, one may keep his fingers crossed for an exciting news. It has been noted that the device will sport dual-cameras and practically unlimited storage on Google Photos with a 5.5-inch full HD display. (more...)
Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CDR) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CDR) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume
- August 20, 2017

The company have shares float of 87.46 million. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating , three have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Parkside Finance Fincl Bank And Tru invested 0% of its portfolio in Cedar Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:CDR). The dividend will be $0.050 per share for the quarter or $0.20 annualized. (more...)
Video of kid being slapped during math lesson goes viral Video of kid being slapped during math lesson goes viral
- August 20, 2017

According to the Hindustan Times newspaper, it is not clear if it is the parent of the kid who is at the other end. Kohli's deep agony is quite understandable when you see the child crying, totally in awe of her parents. Children shouldn't be raised this way. Reacting to this, Indian cricketers Shikhar Dhawan and Robin Uthappa took to Twitter and asked the parents to be patient with their kids as the children take their own time to learn. (more...)
YouTube introduces a breaking news section YouTube introduces a breaking news section
- August 20, 2017

Facebook has also turned towards its video efforts and as its video views have increased heavily, YouTube still remains somewhere, where people invest major time browsing. What do you think about this new YouTube feature - do you think it is a good idea? Breaking News appears like a bit of an unusual choice for the site, but as Google works on courting publishers through special programs with AMP, it may be interesting to see how YouTube treats partnerships with 24-hour broadcast news ... (more...)
(The) (GS) Stock Price
- August 20, 2017

Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. First Natl Trust holds 5,112 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. The institutional investor held 830,606 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $9.98M, up from 699,506 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A key specifications - launching on August 21 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A key specifications - launching on August 21
- August 20, 2017

The images of the boxes were leaked a few days earlier. Xiaomi has released a preliminary report on the recent case of Redmi Note 4 explosion in East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh. On the storage part, the phone will boast a16GB of inbuilt storage with an expandable storage option of up to 128GB. Redmi Note 5 is the premium variant with a 5.5in HD display (1280 x 720 pixels) and an unidentified octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz. (more...)
Asus launches ZenFone 4 family Asus launches ZenFone 4 family
- August 20, 2017

On the basis of the pictures revealed on Twitter, possible key details of numerous Zenfone 4 #Smartphones have come into the limelight. Finally, Asus has introduced its new ZenFone 4 lineup of smartphones. There is, however, no confirmation when the two models are coming to Malaysia but prices start at US$599 and US$399 for the ZenFone 4 Pro and ZenFone 4 respectively. (more...)
Events Across New York Will Offer Ways to Watch the Eclipse Events Across New York Will Offer Ways to Watch the Eclipse
- August 20, 2017

Anxious about your pets during the solar eclipse? The New York region will be experiencing a partial eclipse, or "penumbra". A solar eclipse takes place when the sun, earth and moon align in a straight line as the shadow of the moon falls on earth and covers the sun. (more...)
Major changes announced for Friday the 13th, confirmed IllFonic Major changes announced for Friday the 13th, confirmed IllFonic
- August 20, 2017

Gun Media and IllFonic announced they're now working on a new playable Jason , with more information coming soon. The first details of the #Upcoming Content have been recently revealed by the game developer, Illfonic . Also, multiple new maps are in development, but one, in particular , will launch "sooner than you might think". The game developer hinted that the counselors could be new or existing characters from the franchise. (more...)
Big changes coming to StarCraft 2 multiplayer Big changes coming to StarCraft 2 multiplayer
- August 19, 2017

Multiple units are being redesigned, the Protoss Mothership Core is being dropped altogether, and the economy is being updated as well to help make comebacks easier, even without a third or fourth base. "In doing this change, we hope to somewhat simplify protoss early game defenses by concentrating defensive power in the Nexus itself rather than a specialised unit that moves between them". (more...)
Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch Series 3 Prepares for September Launch Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch Series 3 Prepares for September Launch
- August 19, 2017

It is more likely that the component is for the wireless wireless charging stand that the iPhone 8 will use. But, instead, they could simply be in the range of the charger, expected to be around 10 meters and that would suffice for charging their devices. (more...)
TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE: Here's everything you need to know TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE: Here's everything you need to know
- August 19, 2017

Science. And people who love science are quite excited. That's a fantastic way to cause permanent damage to your eyes. What time will the eclipse happen? Animals are expected to exhibit behavior that typically occurs in the evening. "This is a whole body experience, not a flat screen experience". Do I really need those funky eclipse glasses? What do you experience during a total eclipse? So people living inland will likely have a good chance of seeing the eclipse. (more...)
Game of Thrones final season filming date revealed Game of Thrones final season filming date revealed
- August 19, 2017

Indian police reportedly arrested four former and current employees of Prime Focus Technology, a Mumbai-based company that stores the series for an Indian network, over the leak of episode four of the current season. The leaks have included scripts, internal documents and emails from an executive so far and it is feared that more will follow. The network's social media accounts were also hacked on Wednesday by hacking group OurMine . (more...)
Mercedes-Maybach Shows New Cabriolet Concept Mercedes-Maybach Shows New Cabriolet Concept
- August 19, 2017

It is capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than 4 seconds, Mercedes says. A 350kW quick-charge function in the electrical system means you can add around 60 miles of range in five minutes of charging. "Breathtaking proportions combined with a luxurious "haute couture" interior help to create the ultimate experience", Gorden Wagener, Daimler AG chief design officer, said in a statement. (more...)
The truth behind the separation: Trump's tweet vs. IBM CEO's letter
- August 19, 2017

And we have always believed that dialogue is critical to progress; that is why I joined the President's Forum earlier this year. The President also chose to close his strategy and policy forum that Rometty was banging on about, even though the decision was more or less made for him by its members, who were quietly plotting to walk away anyway. (more...)
Google announces Android Instant Apps will now work on 500 million devices
- August 19, 2017

To recall, a year ago most of us were cheering for "Nutella" instead of "Nougat", but Google took the road less travelled and named the version Nougat, while disappointing Nutella fans. Most importantly, Android 8.0 brings Project Treble to new devices, a modularization of the OS away from the hardware. We'd add that mobile users are the ones likely to appreciate it most. (more...)