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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Is Super Popular, Reaches New Milestone Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Is Super Popular, Reaches New Milestone
- May 03, 2018

He also says that players have accumulated nearly one billion hours playing Xbox One Backward Compatibility games, and nearly four billion hours overall. Red Dead Redemption , for example-a game that came out in 2010-looks stunning on Microsoft's newest console. The number of Xbox Live players is up 13 percent year-over-year. (more...)
Global smartphone market declines for second successive quarter Global smartphone market declines for second successive quarter
- May 02, 2018

Top 10 players now capture 76 percent of the market, thereby leaving over 600 brands competing for the remaining 24 percent of the market. Global smartphone shipments dropped 2.9% in Q1 on the prior year, according to preliminary IDC data, due largely to a slowdown in China. (more...)
PS Now library gets updated with classic games from PS2 PS Now library gets updated with classic games from PS2
- May 02, 2018

It works by streaming the games from a datacenter where Sony hooked up lots of server racks full of motherboards that are the equivalent of eight PS3 consoles. Nine PS2 games have been added, paving the way for even more in the future, though the initial offering doesn't have all the heavy hitters you were probably hoping for. (more...)
JPMorgan Chase Boosts Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) Price Target to $42.00
- May 02, 2018

About 146,953 shares traded. Following a recent spotcheck, the public organization Cadence Design Systems, Inc . Repros Therapeutics had 5 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, March 14 the insider WALL JOHN M sold $40,074. Also, insider Aneel Zaman sold 43,733 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, April 27th. (more...)
'You have obligations': ASIC cracks down on initial coin offerings 'You have obligations': ASIC cracks down on initial coin offerings
- May 02, 2018

Furthermore, the ASIC also confirmed it had sent out inquiries to operators suspected of "potentially unlicensed conduct". "Australian law prohibits misleading or deceptive conduct in a range of circumstances, including in trade or commerce, in connection with financial services, and in relation to a financial product", the regulator said. (more...)
Nintendo and Microsoft among tech giants warned over unfair warranties Nintendo and Microsoft among tech giants warned over unfair warranties
- May 02, 2018

The letters were uncovered by Motherboard , and reveal that these companies may be violating federal law due to the way their product warranties now work. The FTC letter sent to Microsoft called out specific language in the warranty that says the software giant "is not responsible" and the warranty "does not apply if your Xbox One or accessory is repaired by anyone other than Microsoft". (more...)
New Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Reveals Story Details New Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Reveals Story Details
- May 02, 2018

Check out the new Red Dead Redemption II trailer below. Previously, we were all advised to watch for the video to drop today at 11 AM ET via an official tweet from the Rockstar Games Twitter account, which lead to some serious Red Dead hype to break out in the gaming community. (more...)
Florida teen: Apple Watch saved my life Florida teen: Apple Watch saved my life
- May 02, 2018

Also, a blood test confirmed that she has been suffering from kidney failure and only 20% of the kidney was functioning and she was in need of a kidney transplant operation. "If it wasn't for her Apple watch alarming her about her HR we wouldn't have discovered her kidney issue. I honestly feel that your Apple Watch has saved my daughter's life". (more...)
Amazon just offered to buy a 60% stake in India's Flipkart Amazon just offered to buy a 60% stake in India's Flipkart
- May 02, 2018

Indeed, the report added that Flipkart's co-founders as well as its investors, including Tiger Global , are in favour of the deal with Walmart. The US brick-and-mortar behemoth is expected to pump in over $12 billion in Flipkart for a majority stake in the company and this investment is likely to value the Indian unicorn at $18-20 billion. (more...)
Sensex, Nifty little changed; auto stocks shine Sensex, Nifty little changed; auto stocks shine
- May 02, 2018

The gauge had gained 659.09 points in the previous three sessions on the back of widespread gains triggered by encouraging corporate results. The broader 50-shares NSE Nifty too turned choppy and was trading 1.75 points (0.02 percent) lower at 10737.60. (more...)
Sonam Kapoor - Meet Sanju from 90's Era Sonam Kapoor - Meet Sanju from 90's Era
- May 02, 2018

His life, however, will now be in open for public scrutiny in his forthcoming biopic titled " Sanju " starring Ranbir Kapoor . With a gold chain adorning his neck, earring on left ear, bandaged wrist and a hardened expression, Ranbir is looking every bit like Sanjay Dutt . (more...)
Sea of Thieves Patch 1.0.6 Adds a Timed Limited Edition Rifle Sea of Thieves Patch 1.0.6 Adds a Timed Limited Edition Rifle
- May 02, 2018

The new clothes selections arrive in the form of several new sets: Executive Admiral , Grand Admiral , Rotten Bilge Rat, Castaway Bilge Rat , Corsair Sea Dog , Ruffian Sea Dog , and Imperial Sovereign . Merchant Voyages - It is no longer possible to force Merchant voyages to request delivery to a specific outpost. However, I am unilaterally in favor of two of the other small tweaks arriving in update 1 .06: first, making skeleton cannoneers less accurate at long distances (those ... (more...)
U.S. will consider blocking imports of Nintendo Switch U.S. will consider blocking imports of Nintendo Switch
- May 02, 2018

If this sounds familiar to you, that's because it is. The USITC published a statement today that said the agency is looking into Gamevice's complaint of patent infringement, which was filed on March 30, 2018. The investigation was spurred on by Gamevice, the company that tried to sue Nintendo over the hybrid handheld console past year. "USITC remedial orders in section 337 cases are effective when issued and become final 60 days after issuance unless disapproved for policy reasons by the ... (more...)
Instagram wants to keep bullies out of its comments Instagram wants to keep bullies out of its comments
- May 02, 2018

For every lovely comment that a friend or stranger might leave, there seems to be no shortage of trolls who make it their mission to bully other users. "The new filter will also alert us to repeated problems so we can take action", the press release reads. This time, it's going to be automatic and will involve basic artificial intelligence. (more...)
Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY) Weekly Ratings on April 30, 2018
- May 02, 2018

NYSE BERY traded down $0.04 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $54.96. The volume of 1.4 Million shares climbed up over an trading activity of 1.16 Million shares. Therefore 64% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 125 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:BERY) earned "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse. (more...)
Details for "Fortnite" Season 4 Battle Pass Revealed
- May 02, 2018

If you want even more cosmetics than are in Fortnite's free Battle Pass for Season 4, you'll need to spend 950 V-Bucks for more challenges, cosmetics, and 100 Tiers of goodies to grind through. Season 4 of the battle pass for Fortnite Battle Royale has brought its fair share of surprises, from new skins to meteor craters around the map - but this might be the best surprise of all. (more...)
Kanye West admits he was hooked on opioids after getting liposuction Kanye West admits he was hooked on opioids after getting liposuction
- May 02, 2018

He told TMZ's Harvey Levin and Charles Latibeaudiere that he began taking opioids after liposuction surgery that he says he chose to have so that "y'all"-referring to TMZ-wouldn't call him fat like they did Rob Kardashian before West's marriage to Kim Kardashian". (more...)
Jeep Wrangler limited editions arrive in Oz Jeep Wrangler limited editions arrive in Oz
- May 02, 2018

Power for the Golden Eagle edition comes from a 3.6-litre V6 petrol that makes 209kW and 347Nm and is paired to either a five-speed manual or six-speed auto driving all four wheels. It also gets a black grille and headlight rings, along with a set of rock rails. The company said its overall sales were pushed by the Jeep brand, which reported record sales of 82,641 vehicles for April, up 20 percent. (more...)
On May, 2 Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (OHI) EPS Estimated At $0.73
- May 02, 2018

Its share price has decline -4.72% in three months and is down -0.82% for the last five trades. It invests in healthcare facilities, primarily in long-term healthcare facilities in order to create its portfolio. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. Therefore 80% are positive. In total 6 analysts cover Omega Healthcare (NYSE:OHI). (more...)
Nintendo may be redesigning Joy-Con for Switch Nintendo may be redesigning Joy-Con for Switch
- May 02, 2018

The company lists the relevant changes as "Antenna pattern and peripheral circuit", an updated version of FCC ID: BKEHAC015, which corresponds to the original Joy-Con filing . Nintendo later said in a statement the problem was corrected at the factory level and wouldn't be an issue going forward. Of course, no concrete details have been confirmed, but it looks like Nintendo is taking the issue seriously - an improvement from their position past year. (more...)
Could T-Mobile's success doom its merger with Sprint? Could T-Mobile's success doom its merger with Sprint?
- May 02, 2018

The merger would also mean that T-Mobile would gain all of Sprint's 2.5 GHz spectrum which was to reportedly be the backbone of Sprint's plan to launch its 5G network across the country, which would put T-Mobile closer to deploying such a network itself when combined with its own 600MHz holdings. (more...)
Officials warn liquid nicotine companies about the dangers of friendly packaging Officials warn liquid nicotine companies about the dangers of friendly packaging
- May 02, 2018

Just half a teaspoon could be fatal for a 2-year-old, Bloomberg reports.The FDA told 13 companies to change labeling and advertising that makes the nicotine products look like juice boxes, candy, or cookies-some of which even use cartoon imagery-and can lead to accidental ingestion. (more...)
Sadhvi Sataswathy Booked For Hate Speech in Kasaragod Public Meeting Sadhvi Sataswathy Booked For Hate Speech in Kasaragod Public Meeting
- May 02, 2018

A few local organisations as well as people in general filed a complaint with the superintendent of police (SP). "She called on Hindu boys to gift swords to their sisters so that they could slash the throats of 'love jihadis" who dared to look at them. (more...)
You can now pre-order the LG V30S ThinQ You can now pre-order the LG V30S ThinQ
- May 02, 2018

From the renders above, display stretches edge to edge with rounded corners and there's a slight chin at the bottom of the phone. They do confirm the "hide the notch" feature, though. Despite reportedly weighing four grams more than the V30 , and measuring 7.9mm thick, up from 7.3, the G7 ThinQ is expected to settle for a slightly smaller 3000mAh battery. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
- May 02, 2018

The insider NARAYEN SHANTANU sold $32.66M. The Gemmer Asset Management Llc holds 47,730 shares with $8.36M value, up from 31,905 last quarter. Adobe Systems had a net margin of 24.40% and a return on equity of 24.42%. Shares of Adobe Systems (NASDAQ: ADBE ) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the thirty-five brokerages that are now covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. (more...)
Uber drivers accused of sexual assault or abuse Uber drivers accused of sexual assault or abuse
- May 02, 2018

The news network obtained and analyzed court reports, police documents and court databases in the USA from past four years and found that 103 Uber and 18 Lyft drivers have allegedly raped, forcibly touched, harassed or kidnapped passengers. (more...)
Apple's reportedly won't merge iOS and macOS apps this year Apple's reportedly won't merge iOS and macOS apps this year
- May 02, 2018

Gruber says that Apple's project "sounds like a declarative control API ", which would allow developers to not write classical procedural code, but declare a feature and its attributes using another form. Furthermore, Gruber has also stated that there is almost no chance Marzipan - regardless of what it will be called and what it will end up becoming - will appear at WWDC which is scheduled for June 4th. (more...)
Ikaruga Will Be Dual-Phasing To Switch Later This Month Ikaruga Will Be Dual-Phasing To Switch Later This Month
- May 02, 2018

Nicalis and Treasure have joined forces to introduce this groundbreaking piece of video game history to modern players in the updated version for Nintendo Switch™. Treasure has teamed up with Nicalis to bring at long last (after some cruel teasing ) legendary Arcade/Gamecube/Dreamcast cult classic Ikaruga digitally to the Switch on the 29th of May. (more...)
Is Buying Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) Here Good Idea?
- May 01, 2018

It was reported on April, 30 by Barchart.com. We have $7.89 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:ESND worth $8.65 million more. For Duke Realty Corporation, specifically, the RSI metric has reached 64.28. On 2/22/2017 Charles R Eitel, Director, sold 5,246 with an average share price of $25.52 per share and the total transaction amounting to $133,877.92. (more...)
Oculus Go Standalone Headset Now Available For $199 Oculus Go Standalone Headset Now Available For $199
- May 01, 2018

Later, a year ago it was revealed as Oculus Go with a more affordable price tag of $199. It features a 538ppi, 2560 x 1440 WQHD, fast-switch LCD screen. Will it be your first virtual reality headset? You can imagine it like a home theater inside your VR headset. As of now, the company only has two products - the Oculus Rift and Gear VR (in partnership with Samsung). (more...)