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Sonic Forces Trailer Debuts Tag Team Gameplay Sonic Forces Trailer Debuts Tag Team Gameplay
- August 25, 2017

Check out the new Sonic Forces trailer below to see the game's Tag Team mechanics in action. Sonic can also take part in special Tag stages, where players can use Sonic's boost abilities and homing attacks alongside their own created heroes , utilising their Wispon abilities to defeat enemies. (more...)
Nintendo Confirms Telltale's Batman and Guardians of the Galaxy for Switch Nintendo Confirms Telltale's Batman and Guardians of the Galaxy for Switch
- August 25, 2017

There has been much speculation about a few of Telltale Games' titles making their way to the Nintendo Switch, and now the speculating can finally come to an end. With Telltale's titles already on a plethora of other platforms, putting more of its games on Switch will be an added revenue stream for the developer. (more...)
BlackBerry reported to license out its own Android ROM to other manufacturers BlackBerry reported to license out its own Android ROM to other manufacturers
- August 25, 2017

It's unclear at the moment, whether the licensing deals will target only the special security apps or whether BlackBerry will directly provide Secure updates to all devices running the said operating system. Licensing the BlackBerry Secure OS could be an alternative for smartphone manufacturers, who want to develop more secure handsets without the huge software development cost. (more...)
Danaher Corporation (DHR) Ownership Increased by Vanguard Group Inc
- August 25, 2017

It has underperformed by 8.86% the S&P500. Citizens & Northern Corp decreased Danaher Corp ( DHR ) stake by 58.73% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. ( NASDAQ:BEBE ), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. More important recent Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Danaher In Some Doldrums" on July 26, 2017, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: "Danaher (DHR) Down 2.8% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?", Fool.com published: "After ... (more...)
Former Valve Writer Shares Possible Outline for Half-Life 2: Episode 3 Former Valve Writer Shares Possible Outline for Half-Life 2: Episode 3
- August 25, 2017

An edited version of the synopsis on Pastebin-which is now the only place to read it given the unwashed massed of the Internet have taken down Laidlaw's blog-has already replaced and the names places ready for reading. Valve CEO Gabe Newell has talked about the unreleased game many times over the last decade, although mentions have become rarer in the last few years. (more...)
Apple removes Iran-affiliated apps citing U.S. sanctions Apple removes Iran-affiliated apps citing U.S. sanctions
- August 25, 2017

But now Apple has begun removing Iranian apps from foreign app stores to comply with USA sanctions, reports the New York Times . "Apple is reportedly now "...moving aggressively to shut down Iranian apps". "We will legally pursue [the issue of] removing of apps", Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi wrote in his twitter account. The firm cited U.S. sanction regulations as its reason for removing the services, which had proliferated despite the fact that Apple does not offer a dedicated version of ... (more...)
Taiwan PSN Leaks Yakuza 2 HD Remake Taiwan PSN Leaks Yakuza 2 HD Remake
- August 25, 2017

Even though the listing wasn't meant to go live on the PlayStation Store website, it does seem legitimate. The page also claims that the game will be out in that region on December 6th, but we need to take this information with a grain of salt at this point. (more...)
'Humans of New York' Docuseries Coming to Facebook 'Humans of New York' Docuseries Coming to Facebook
- August 25, 2017

Only this time round, Stanton is working with some notable collaborators, including Oscar nominated exec producer Julie Goldman (known for producing Weiner , and Life, Animated ). Humans of NY has more than 17.5 million followers on its Facebook page. Stanton says that he worked on the project independently for a long time but ultimately saw the opportunity to work with Facebook, where he first built much of his audience. (more...)
Army Called In To Assist With Major Donegal Clean-Up Army Called In To Assist With Major Donegal Clean-Up
- August 25, 2017

Minister McHugh has also visited Dunree Boxing Club and Cockhill Celtic Football Club as well as business owners in Carndonagh. "Another farmer I spoke to who is in his 70s said that this was the worst rain he'd ever experienced in all his years of farming", said Mr McAleer. (more...)
Google and Walmart Partnership is First Real Competition for Amazon Google and Walmart Partnership is First Real Competition for Amazon
- August 25, 2017

Shopping recommendations will be based on previous purchases. The collaboration is Wal-Mart's latest attempt to match the convenience of Amazon, which quickly delivers a bigger online selection and has a dominant line of voice-activated Echo speakers that play music, turn on air conditioners and handle shopping orders. (more...)
Global Ricinoleic Acid Market Opportunities, Sales, Growth and Regional Analysis By 2022 Global Ricinoleic Acid Market Opportunities, Sales, Growth and Regional Analysis By 2022
- August 25, 2017

The Film Thickness Measuring System report covers the precisely studied and evaluated data of the global market players and their scope in the market using a number of analytical tools. The Hospital Information Systems (HIS ) report has been produced on the basis of a comprehensive market exploration along with responses from industry experts as well as in-depth analysis in 2 ways, namely, quantitative and qualitative. (more...)
'Overwatch' Competitive Season 6 changes detailed by Blizzard Entertainment 'Overwatch' Competitive Season 6 changes detailed by Blizzard Entertainment
- August 25, 2017

The most notable change with the next Overwatch competitive season is that it will be shortened from three months to two months. Overwatch Director Jeff Kaplan also took a stance on the matter via the Battle.net forums. Recently, there were still some gamers who posted their complaints about the accuracy of the ratings after their placement matches. Among the upcoming changes are shorter seasons, better matchmaking , and tier demotions. (more...)
Google offers cheaper network pricing for its cloud Google offers cheaper network pricing for its cloud
- August 25, 2017

The public internet option - or "standard tier" - should offer performance comparable to what customers would experience with other cloud providers, but at a cost 24% to 33% less, according to Google. Some network services will also be lower in Standard Tier, such as GCP's Cloud Load Balancing, because they will be confined to the customer's region. (more...)
Brokers Change Their Target Price On Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR)
- August 25, 2017

The firm has "Equal Weight" rating given on Friday, September 9 by Barclays Capital. William Blair maintained Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR) on Friday, June 16 with "Buy" rating. It has outperformed by 37.22% the S&P500. Finisar Corporation ( Finisar ) is a provider of optical subsystems and components that are used in data communication and telecommunication applications. (more...)
Maserati gives Ghibli a quick nip and tuck Maserati gives Ghibli a quick nip and tuck
- August 25, 2017

As shown by newly released pictures, the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes E-Class rival will get restyled bumpers at both ends and a new front grille. Along the sides, the side skirts are now body-coloured, and new badging on the front fenders indicates the variant designation. (more...)
EA Sees EA Sees "No Reason" Why They Shouldn't Return to Mass Effect
- August 25, 2017

Beyond that, he says there is no reason not to return to Mass Effect down the line. Mass Effect isn't dead just because it had a bit of an off year. The original trilogy remains one of the most widely loved series of games of all time. While BioWare did release patches that fixed nearly all of the issues, many players still found the game sat somewhere between "below average" and 'just okay.' Love it or hate it, most agree that Andromeda struggled in the shadow of the legendary trilogy ... (more...)
BSP will not participate in Lalu's rally: Mayawati BSP will not participate in Lalu's rally: Mayawati
- August 25, 2017

Meanwhile, Tejaswi Yadav's supporter and RJD leader Dharmendra Yadav has put up a massive billboard in Patna in which the former Deputy Chief Minister is portrayed as the "Bahubali", the latest Bollywood superhero. Interestingly, Mayawati's statement comes a day after Lalu claimed that BSP MP Satish Chandra would be representing his party at the much-talked about rally. (more...)
Altria Group (NYSE:MO) has industry P/E ratio of 29.73 Altria Group (NYSE:MO) has industry P/E ratio of 29.73
- August 25, 2017

The SI to Facebook Class A's float is 0.87%. (MO) is 0.85 while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.86 suggesting the company fell short of the analysts' expectations. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 5 by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was downgraded by Credit Agricole to "Outperform" on Thursday, July 30. (more...)
Razer's latest controller brings Chroma to Xbox gamers Razer's latest controller brings Chroma to Xbox gamers
- August 24, 2017

Known for gaming peripherals, Razer has added a new controller for Xbox One and PC that may be the most customizable controller ever released. The controller will also support the ability for developers to integrate lighting capabilities into Xbox One games; for instance, a developer could have the controller's lighting illustrate a player's health by slowing dimming as they die. (more...)
Smartphones Are Getting More Expensive - But Are They Worth It? Smartphones Are Getting More Expensive - But Are They Worth It?
- August 24, 2017

Samsung is offering customers who buy the phone between now and September 24 either a free Samsung Gear 360 camera or a free 128 GB memory card and the convertible fast wireless charging pad. It's available on pre-order now. AT&T is next at $950 full price or $31.75 for 30 months . The phone will be offered in a midnight black and orchid grey colorway. (more...)
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) — Recommendation Trends Analysis
- August 24, 2017

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. It has underperformed by 2.90% the S&P500. Bridgeway Mngmt Inc invested in 0.44% or 619,634 shares. New York-based Riverpark Cap Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 2.22% in Intercontinental Exchange Inc (NYSE:ICE). Its down 0.26, from 1.23 in 2016Q3. (more...)
Virgin Mobile gives BYO iPhone customers a year of service for $1 Virgin Mobile gives BYO iPhone customers a year of service for $1
- August 24, 2017

Virgin notes that Inner Circle members will pay $601 over two-years for unlimited data compared to " $1,440, $1,680 or even $1,800 with other carriers". To confirm an iPhone's eligibility and order a Virgin Mobile Inner Circle SIM Card Kit, visit VirginMobileUSA.com . Once Virgin Mobile verifies that your iPhone is compatible with its network, the company will ship you a SIM card along with instructions to install and activate it. (more...)
Fans Outraged At Nintendo Over Limited SNES Classic Pre-Orders Fans Outraged At Nintendo Over Limited SNES Classic Pre-Orders
- August 24, 2017

Notably, there are still several retailers planning to offer pre-orders of the SNES Classic Edition that have yet to go live: Toys "R" Us, Target, Walmart, and GameStop. Furthermore, SNES Classics will be limited to one per customers when it releases on September 29. Nintendo released the NES Classic past year, and it sold out really quickly. (more...)
Monument Valley 2 starts receiving registrations on Google Play Monument Valley 2 starts receiving registrations on Google Play
- August 24, 2017

As a result, those interested in being one of the first to download this title, now have a way to ensure they are kept in the loop on when the game does become available. Some landscapes, structures and many other things look as same in this version of the game. However, the registration of this game is already up and you can register for this game. (more...)
Age of Empires IV Age of Empires IV
- August 24, 2017

Relic Entertainment has "a wealth of experience in creating high-quality RTS games" like Company of Heroes series or Warhammer series and more. Straight from the developers of some of the most popular real-time strategy titles, " Age of Empires IV " has bee announced by Microsoft . (more...)
Assassin's Creed Origins and Final Fantasy XV Announce Collaboration Assassin's Creed Origins and Final Fantasy XV Announce Collaboration
- August 24, 2017

Noctis, suddenly proficient in the art of Assassination, helps out Cindy but with a host of new Assassin's Creed inspired powers including stealth kills, Eagle Dives, and some good old fashioned parkour. In the DLC event, the town of Lestallum will transform itself with signs and banners signaling the arrival of the festival, and new activities will be available for players. (more...)
Six years later and Brink is now free on Steam Six years later and Brink is now free on Steam
- August 24, 2017

The game sold over 2.5 million units worldwide before the studio turned it into a free-to-play title. Six years after its initial release, Brink is now free on Steam . The third is called "Agents of Change", which brings two new maps to Brink as well as new outfits and player abilities. However, unlike Dirty Bomb it appears Brink (yet) lacks any meaningful microtransaction opportunities; the game is simply free, though its three DLC packs are not. (more...)
Apple to Bring Two Data Centers to Iowa, Invest $1.4 Billion Apple to Bring Two Data Centers to Iowa, Invest $1.4 Billion
- August 24, 2017

The Iowa Economic Development Authority has published its agenda for Thursday, August 24, 2017, and an item on the agenda says "Review of Application for Investment; Apple, Inc". Tech giant Apple is looking to build its newest data center within the city limits of Waukee. Thursday morning, the Waukee City Council voted to provide a 20-year tax abatement for Apple that is estimated to be worth $188,239,943. (more...)
Traders Alert on The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Traders Alert on The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
- August 24, 2017

Harwood Advisory Group LLC now owns 2,071 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $220,000 after buying an additional 12 shares in the last quarter. Concorde Asset Mngmt Lc holds 2,025 shares. It has a Return on Investment (ROI) of 2.40% and a gross margin of 73.20%. St Johns Invest Mgmt Ltd Company invested in 19,176 shares or 1.65% of the stock. (more...)
KFC's VR Training Places New Employees in a 'Delicious Prison' KFC's VR Training Places New Employees in a 'Delicious Prison'
- August 24, 2017

It sees the player trapped in a room while a coughing Colonel Sanders voice explains how to prepare KFC's chicken for customers. Me, Colonel Sanders. And I'm watching your every move. The entire process takes around five minutes, with KFC adding that the simulation does in 10 minutes what 25 minutes of hands-on training would. According to PC Gamer , a release from Yum! Now, the company is applying that same "fuck it, it'll briefly distract people" approach to its employee training ... (more...)