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The best Twitter reactions to the new 'Last Jedi' trailer The best Twitter reactions to the new 'Last Jedi' trailer
- October 11, 2017

Yes, the adorable furry bird creatures (only one features in the trailer ) that share the island of Ahch-To with Luke were the clear stars of the new footage, in spite of all the other very dramatic moments. Mysterious villain Snoke opens the trailer with his voice, talking to somebody who he sees as having "raw, untamed power". "It didn't scare me enough then.it does now". (more...)
Google Pixel 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: the weigh
- October 11, 2017

DxOMark agreed, giving the phone's camera a record-breaking score of 98. This is not an easy feat to achieve. While the device is still to get released, Google itself has published a gallery of photos and videos captured by the Pixel 2 . "There are also two videos edited to show side-by-side comparisons of video stabilization". These pictures feature a number of various compositions such as landscapes, low-light shots, moving subjects, and the Pixel 2's new portrait shooting mode. (more...)
Wells Fargo ATMs now support Samsung Pay, Apple Pay and Android Pay
- October 11, 2017

Wells Fargo is rolling out some new ATMs today that will be able to handle transactions without a physical card. The NFC-ready ATMs will have a "contactless symbol" decal on the front, so you'll know if the feature is supported. All they need to do is generate a one-time access code through the bank's app. "Our customers are increasingly using mobile to manage their finances and make payments, which makes it ever important for Wells Fargo to provide our more than 20 million mobile banking ... (more...)
Tamagotchi is back for its 20th anniversary Tamagotchi is back for its 20th anniversary
- October 11, 2017

Makers Bandai has released a smaller version of the device in limited quantities. Hopefully that will change as the day wears on, because if you're a big fan like the rest of us, you've gotta get that new Tamagotchi! You can pick from six shells that each offer six different characters to care for. (more...)
Plug-in hybrid joins revised Range Rover line-up Plug-in hybrid joins revised Range Rover line-up
- October 11, 2017

As well as an 85kW electric motor, this auto also has a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine with 296bhp. This 85-kilowatt-hour motor is located in the eight-speed ZF transmission in the center of the vehicle alongside a 7-kW on-board charger. (more...)
DGP Loknath Behera seeks to assuage concerns of migrant workers
- October 11, 2017

On Monday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said a particular lobby was spreading canards about migrant labourers in Kerala. "It will always remain as one of the best states in the country for people to work & live in". "In fact other state workers are given good consideration in Kerala". An examination of their past social media activity has revealed attempts to drive a schism between the local population and migrant workers in communally sensitive localities. (more...)
Toyota To Showcase the GR HV Sports Concept This Month
- October 11, 2017

Using the current 86 coupe as a starting point, the GR HV Sport Concept features revised styling with a targa roof, a new longer snout packed full of LED lighting, and a vented rear with concealed tail lights and centrally-mounted exhaust tip. (more...)
Drivers to summon Porsches with new $2000-a-month subscriptions
- October 11, 2017

The service offers on-demand access and white-glove delivery to its entire lineup of vehicles for a monthly fee. The basic "Launch" level provides access to some of the brand's tamer vehicles like the 718 Boxster and Cayman S , the Macan S , and the Cayenne . (more...)
Dow Jones news technical glitch prompts "Google buys Apple" stories
- October 11, 2017

The fake story went on to say that Google CEO Larry Page had secret talks with Steve Jobs back in 2010 to finalize this deal. "Obviously Google will move into Apple's fancy headquarters", the article adds, to which Google employees respond with, "Yay". (more...)
United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Receives Hold Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada
- October 10, 2017

The firm has "Peer Perform" rating given on Wednesday, November 18 by Wolfe Research. The stock of Planet Fitness Inc (NYSE:PLNT) earned "Outperform" rating by Robert W. The corporation has a market cap of US$94.33 Billion. It has a 18.16 P/E ratio. Otis operates as an elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation and service company. (more...)
Overwatch Halloween Terror 2017 Starts Today, Ghoulish Skins Leak Early Overwatch Halloween Terror 2017 Starts Today, Ghoulish Skins Leak Early
- October 10, 2017

The limited seasonal event begins today, October 10th, and runs through November 1st, and it looks like it takes place on the streets of Eichenwalde once again, building on the " Junkenstein's Revenge " mode from last Halloween . For anyone interested in what new Overwatch Halloween skins will be arriving, you can check out some of the leaked images below. Based on the previous history of returning Overwatch events like the Summer Games 2017 event, we can be fairly sure that Legendary ... (more...)
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) Valuation According To Analysts
- October 10, 2017

The share price of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (NYSE: TSM ) was up +0.00% during the last trading session, with a day high of 38.48. The firm has "Hold" rating by HSBC given on Thursday, October 13. 06/28/2016 - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Goldman Sachs. (more...)
Android Wear watches no longer need OTA updates for new features Android Wear watches no longer need OTA updates for new features
- October 10, 2017

Google Assistant is a ridiculously powerful piece of software , but it's more useful when developers take the time to integrate its capabilities into their applications. It is important to note here that OTAs are not going anywhere, and the smartwatches will still need them for major platform updates. This should give Google more control over the Android Wear update process as the manufacturers will not be responsible for small updates. (more...)
Assassin's Creed: Origins' loot boxes are only purchasable with in-game currency Assassin's Creed: Origins' loot boxes are only purchasable with in-game currency
- October 10, 2017

The boxes sold by Heda in the Nomad's Bazaar are bought with in-game currency, and you can sell items to him as well for profit. Assassin's Creed Origins , the tenth major and latest installment of Ubisoft's Assassin Creed series, takes players to Ancient Egpyt for the first time. (more...)
Institutional Investors Are Betting On Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) Institutional Investors Are Betting On Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)
- October 10, 2017

In current trading day Five Below, Inc. (AEO) were valued at $13.35 and moved -2.23% as of a current trade. Pnc Fin Serv Gru invested in 0% or 49,749 shares. A value between 0 to -20 would represent a strong overbought condition. The normal reading of a stock will fall in the range of 30 to 70. As of late, investors have been taking notice of Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) shares. (more...)
Microsoft confirms Windows Phone is being laid to rest Microsoft confirms Windows Phone is being laid to rest
- October 10, 2017

Microsoft's Joe Belfiore tweeted to say that development of Windows 10 Mobile would cease and that it was definitely the end of the road for Windows mobile. However, Microsoft is said to be working on a new version of Windows 10 known as Andromeda which would run on all types of computer. Microsoft officially launched its Windows Phone platform back in 2010 in an attempt to shoehorn itself into the lucrative smartphone market with Apple and Google. (more...)
Cypress Semiconductor Corporati (CY) Reached a New 52-Week High
- October 10, 2017

The consensus recommendation for stock is 2.30. ON Semiconductor Corp. had 41 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Mizuho reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $17.00 price target on shares of Cypress Semiconductor in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. (more...)
Snapchat's New "Context Cards" Transform Stories Into Interactive City Guides
- October 10, 2017

The stories you passively watch on a daily basis will now be turned into launchpads for more information and actions. If a Snap says "more" that means there is more information available and to find out more swipe up on the Snap. Initial partners include: Foursquare, Uber , Lyft , OpenTable, TripAdvisor , Resy, Michelin's reservation service Booktable, and goop , which provides info from its city guides. (more...)
Apple Releases Version Of iTunes That Has An App Store Apple Releases Version Of iTunes That Has An App Store
- October 10, 2017

As reported by 9to5Mac , this version of iTunes is meant to be for enterprises that may still need the app function. iTunes 12.6.3 can be downloaded by anyone, but once it's installed, users will no longer be prompted to update to future versions. (more...)
Destiny 2's prestige raid has been delayed Destiny 2's prestige raid has been delayed
- October 10, 2017

Bungie has announced that the launch of the Prestige mode on PS4 and Xbox One has been delayed, due to the discovery of a serious bug. The only bits they gave out is that hey'll introduce minimal mechanical changes. The reason for the delay is a bug. Effectively the Prestige Raid would only be as hard as it normally is. The new release date and time is Wednesday, October 18th, at 10 AM Pacific Time / 1 PM Eastern Time / 7 PM Central European Time. (more...)
Skype for Android adds Cortana support for chat suggestions and more
- October 10, 2017

In a blog post on Monday , Microsoft says Cortana will help users schedule events and set reminders, which will appear on all devices. For example, if your Skype friend asks if you are going to the movies tomorrow, Cortana will pop up some suggested answers to that question, such as "Yes", "No" or something else. (more...)
Fake Adblock Plus extension fools thousands of Chrome users Fake Adblock Plus extension fools thousands of Chrome users
- October 10, 2017

In all, 37,000 people were tricked into downloading the fake version of Adblock Plus . As the researcher points out in a Twitter tirade aimed at Google's staff, the problem is that Google allowed another developer to upload an extension using the same name as AdBlock Plus, a very popular ad blocker for Chrome. (more...)
Apple Releases iTunes 12.6.3 To Bring Back The App Store Apple Releases iTunes 12.6.3 To Bring Back The App Store
- October 10, 2017

As reported by 9to5Mac , this version of iTunes is meant to be for enterprises that may still need the app function. iTunes 12.6.3 can be downloaded by anyone, but once it's installed, users will no longer be prompted to update to future versions. (more...)
JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Price Target Raised to $96.00 JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Price Target Raised to $96.00
- October 10, 2017

It has outperformed by 87.81% the S&P500. Brown Capital Management Llc decreased Jpmorgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) stake by 25.54% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Most recently J P Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE: JPM ) posted quarterly earnings of $1.82 which compared to the sell-side estimates of 1.67. Exxonmobil Investment Management Tx reported 682,133 shares. (more...)
Volkswagen launches all-new Passat at Rs 29.99 lakh Volkswagen launches all-new Passat at Rs 29.99 lakh
- October 10, 2017

The new Passat is Volkswagen's first sedan in India which is based on the company's new Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) platform. The eighth-gen Passat is underpinned by VW's MQB platform, which it shares with the Tiguan SUV and Skoda's Kodiaq SUV, Superb sedan and Octavia. (more...)
Ninja Theory donates today's Hellblade proceeds to Rethink Ninja Theory donates today's Hellblade proceeds to Rethink
- October 10, 2017

Revenue from both the PS4 and PC versions will be given to Rethink . Developer Ninja Theory will be donating all revenue from today's sales of Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice to charity as an effort to raise awareness of mental health. Hellblade launched in August and was praised for its depiction of mental health struggles. Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is available now for PlayStation 4 and Steam users. (more...)
Nokia To Shut Down Ozo VR Unit, Layoff 300 Employees
- October 10, 2017

As part of that process, Nokia has invited employee representatives from Finland to appear at "cooperation negotiations". However, a prohibitively high price (the OZO VR camera initially retailed for $60,000) put many buyers off, and Nokia ended up lowering the price of the camera by 25 percent to $45,000 later that year. (more...)
Apple releases new iTunes build to bring back app management support Apple releases new iTunes build to bring back app management support
- October 10, 2017

Following iTunes' massive overhaul (version 12.7 if you're keeping track at home), the company has since released a version of the software that will let you continue to download and install apps to your handset via a desktop computer. If you're using the app-friendly version of iTunes, you won't be able to follow along with Apple's latest iTunes updates, and iTunes 12.6.3 will maintain its version number until you decide to update the app manually. (more...)
Twitter will let users save tweets to read them later Twitter will let users save tweets to read them later
- October 10, 2017

The news came from Twitter's head of product, Keith Coleman , who claimed a way to save tweets is "coming soon" thanks to a HackWeek project called #SaveForLater . The feature appears to be in its early stages, with Twitter looking for feedback as they share designs, experiments, and do research. A three dot menu would be present below every tweet alongside a retweet and the heart option. (more...)
Here's how to get the app store back in iTunes Here's how to get the app store back in iTunes
- October 10, 2017

Apple's recent shift to iOS 11 saw the removal of 32-bit apps from the platform, something that Apple had signalled all the way back at its WWDC conference earlier this year, but it also saw an update to iTunes that removed the iOS app store entirely from the iTunes interface. (more...)