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Hackers Stole 'Thousands of Internal Documents — HBO Security Contractor Hackers Stole 'Thousands of Internal Documents — HBO Security Contractor
- August 06, 2017

The hack comes at a sensitive time for HBO, as its parent Time Warner Inc is waiting for regulatory approval to sell itself to AT&T Inc in an $85.4 billion deal announced in October. Plepler also wrote that HBO was working with an outside firm to provide free credit monitoring for its employees, suggesting that personal information of employees may have been part of the leak. (more...)
Brendon McCullum and Colin Munro blast off in Caribbean Premier League Brendon McCullum and Colin Munro blast off in Caribbean Premier League
- August 06, 2017

Earlier, the St Lucians got off to a good start as Andre Fletcher who cracked three consecutive fours in the second over. Fletcher, who struck four fours, joined with Marlon Samuels (13) to add 28 for the third wicket - the best stand of the innings - but once Samuels picked out Darren Bravo at deep point with pacer Kevon Cooper in the seventh over, the innings slumped and never recovered. (more...)
First New Pokemon For Ultra Sun/Moon Revealed First New Pokemon For Ultra Sun/Moon Revealed
- August 06, 2017

A new form to Lycanroc has been revealed and it happened during the middle of the day. Previously, the form you could obtain depended upon which version of the game you were playing. According to Pokemon.com, you "can't get Dusk Form Lycanroc on your team by ordinary methods, such as discovering the mysterious Pokémon in the wild". (more...)
WhatsApp Tests Facebook-Style Coloured Text Status Feature WhatsApp Tests Facebook-Style Coloured Text Status Feature
- August 06, 2017

The revamped WhatsApp Status feature was launched in February, and has managed to achieve more than 250 million daily active users in such a short span, much more than what Snapchat itself enjoys now. The messaging service which started as a messaging only platform, seems to pushing towards a social media platform, which seemed distorted when it introduced the status update feature. (more...)
BLU smartphones are back on sale on Amazon BLU smartphones are back on sale on Amazon "after a false alarm"
- August 06, 2017

Accepting its fault, BLU pledged to not repeat the same mistake, and the phones were on sale again. Amazon confirmed Saturday that it had begun selling the devices again after speaking with Blu. BLU smartphones that are up for grabs include Vivo XL2, Energy X Plus 2, Studio XL 2, Life One X2, Neo XL, Advance 5.0, Studio X8 HD, and more. "If we receive information that could potentially impact our customers' experience, we may temporarily make a product unavailable for purchase". (more...)
Overwatch Summer Games 2017 Confirmed To Return On August 8 Overwatch Summer Games 2017 Confirmed To Return On August 8
- August 06, 2017

Overwatch Summer Games update is live on Xbox One and PS4 Thu, July 28, 2016 The Overwatch Summer Games update adds a new map and game mode, not to mention new sprays, poses and lots of Olympic-inspired outfits. The 2017 Summer Games kick off next Tuesday, August 8, and run through Tuesday, August 29. All skins, both this year's and last year's, will be able to be unlocked by credits, with the older skins coming at a discounted price. (more...)
Dow hits record high on strong jobs data Dow hits record high on strong jobs data
- August 06, 2017

With the upbeat July jobs report, investors now see a better than 50 per cent chance the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates a third time by the end of the year, up from 47 per cent on Thursday. About 30 minutes into the final trading session of the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.1 percent to 22,050.16, retreating slightly from the open. (more...)
Of Nevada Inc. Raises Position in Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT)
- August 06, 2017

Magnetar Fincl Ltd Liability holds 1.66% of its portfolio in Level 3 Communications, Inc . (NYSE: LVLT ) opened at 59.26 on Thursday. It has underperformed by 1.61% the S&P500. Gradient Invests Limited Liability Com reported 1,587 shares. Dimensional Fund Lp reported 2.13 million shares. Stephens Ar stated it has 71,176 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. (more...)
Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500: Recall Alert Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500: Recall Alert
- August 06, 2017

If EPS assist is lost and then returns, the driver might lose temporary control of the steering wheel, increasing the risk of a crash. The cars are particularly vulnerable to the issue when a driver performs low-speed turns, according to NHTSA . (more...)
Gun Runner easily takes Whitney Stakes, qualifies for Breeders' Cup Classic Gun Runner easily takes Whitney Stakes, qualifies for Breeders' Cup Classic
- August 06, 2017

There is no question that Gun Runner is formidable as the second ranked horse in the world. Keen Ice , who stumbled badly at the start, rallied from last to get second by 1 1/4 lengths over Breaking Lucky . Still, Arrogate's loss, coupled with Good Samaritan's victory over Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming and Preakness victor Cloud Computing in the Jim Dandy last weekend, had the Gun Runner camp wary of the racing gods, sparkling workouts or not. (more...)
How major USA stock market indexes fared on Friday How major USA stock market indexes fared on Friday
- August 06, 2017

Trader Peter Tuchman, center, wears a "Dow 22,000" hat as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. That left major indexes slightly higher as the market wrapped up another quiet week. Yet the euro also benefited from buying against the yen, reaching its highest since February a year ago. Eurozone producer price moves for June are due out at 9am GMT and are likely to feed the debate on how soon the European Central Bank (ECB) will start winding down its more than €2-trillion ... (more...)
AMD Threadripper 1920 appears online AMD Threadripper 1920 appears online
- August 06, 2017

AMD also recently announced its new Vega-based GPUs including the Radeon RX Vega 64, using either liquid or air cooling modules, and Radeon RX Vega's prices start from US$399. As can be observed through the listing, the GPU cards do not seem to be carrying the "X" mark. Now it appears there is a fourth SKU, one that will not support AMD's extended frequency range (XFR) technology. (more...)
Google is fighting with itself over an internal anti-diversity memo Google is fighting with itself over an internal anti-diversity memo
- August 06, 2017

Gizmodo obtained and published it in full after this story went live. Motherboard first reported on the existence of the document making the rounds , which Googlers condemned on Twitter. "What a great feeling", another software engineer tweeted sarcastically, in response to the document circulating. The incident comes at a sensitive time for Google. (more...)
Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Loot Chests, Premium Currency Detailed Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Loot Chests, Premium Currency Detailed
- August 06, 2017

Gold is a premium currency players can exchange for real legal tender, which can then be used to buy higher-level loot chests . "Gold is a form of in-game currency awarded in small amounts at specific milestones and for participating in community challenges", say developer Monolith. (more...)
Dow posts eighth record close in a row Dow posts eighth record close in a row
- August 05, 2017

The Labor Department report showed nonfarm payrolls increased by 209,000 jobs last month, above the 183,000 rise expected by economists polled by Reuters. The S&P 500 climbed 4 points, or 0.2%, to end at 2,476 for a weekly gain of 0.2%. The S&P 500 materials index rose 0.4 percent, helped by a 0.9-percent rise in Dow Chemical. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Stake Decreased by Amalgamated Bank
- August 05, 2017

It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Jennison Associates Llc sold 835,652 shares as the company's stock rose 14.01% with the market. Perigon Wealth Management LLC now owns 2,959 shares of the software company's stock worth $355,000 after buying an additional 29 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Juventus' Mario Lemina poised for Southampton medical, per ESPN FC sources Juventus' Mario Lemina poised for Southampton medical, per ESPN FC sources
- August 05, 2017

The Gabon worldwide will reportedly undergo a medical with the Saints on Sunday, with the two clubs understood to have agreed a £16.2m fee. He is recognised for being a box-to-box player and has a brilliant work-rate in the centre of the park. (more...)
Samsung Pay now becomes available for SBI Debit Cards Samsung Pay now becomes available for SBI Debit Cards
- August 05, 2017

Now, Samsung Pay option is also available for those with SBI Debit cards . Tie-up with Samsung Pay is one such initiative which will give our customers an additional reason to go digital, " said MD, National Banking Group SBI, Rajnish Kumar. (more...)
SHARP AQUOS S2 with full-screen display to launch on August 8 SHARP AQUOS S2 with full-screen display to launch on August 8
- August 05, 2017

It is the 29th full-screen smartphone from SHARP , and the first full-screen smartphone SHARP introduces outside of their home country. The Aquos S2 will be unveiled at a product launch event in Beijing on August 8 and it will be available in China starting August 14. (more...)
Hilary Duff Doesn't Have Time for Body Shamers Hilary Duff Doesn't Have Time for Body Shamers
- August 05, 2017

The Bold and the handsome actress Linsey Godfrey also tweeted about Duff's post. "Thank you for this!" "Damn. You go @HilaryDuff!" "All the feels. "She signed off with a message to her haters and the body shamers of the world, writing, "#kissmya**". The Lizzie McGuire opened up about learning to accept her body back in February. (more...)
Is the Last of Us Part 2 Partially Set in Seattle? Is the Last of Us Part 2 Partially Set in Seattle?
- August 05, 2017

The first image depicts a public parking garage lit by firelight. The second piece of concept art offers a few points of comparison that further corroborate the idea the series will be traveling to the Pacific Northwest. In the absence of that, some fans on Reddit have gone ahead and analyzed the teaser trailer for the game frame by frame, to come to the conclusion that the game will be set in Seattle. (more...)
Transcripts show Trump had terse talks with Mexico, Australia leaders Transcripts show Trump had terse talks with Mexico, Australia leaders
- August 05, 2017

It makes me look so bad and I have only been here a week. But it then went down hill when the PM pushed the President to accept the refugee deal that was struck with President Obama back in 2016. By " local milk people ", Trump was likely referring to dairy farmers in states such as NY and Wisconsin, who rely heavily on immigrant labor. "The dairy industry needed more skilled workers ... (more...)
Man dies on Bigg Boss Tamil sets, hosted by Kamal Haasan Man dies on Bigg Boss Tamil sets, hosted by Kamal Haasan
- August 05, 2017

Petitioner Saravanan also has another objection because one of the participants in the show used the word "cheri" which means "slum" hurting the sentiments of the downtrodden people. The complaint also demanded that the show be banned since it "hurts Tamil culture". The film actor Oviya - one of the contestants - has become a phenomenon in popularity that her likely eviction has made the army of supporters jittery. (more...)
Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) Rating Reiterated by Mizuho
- August 05, 2017

Finally, Royce & Associates LP boosted its position in Community Health Systems by 15.6% in the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 51,559 shares of the bank's stock valued at $2,812,000 after buying an additional 2,254 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
SBI debit cards now on Samsung Pay app SBI debit cards now on Samsung Pay app
- August 05, 2017

The move is aimed at expanding the advantages of digital payments to more users of Samsung smartphones in India. Now, Samsung Pay option is also available for those with SBI Debit cards . MST creates a dynamic magnetic field between the smart phone and the payment terminal's card reader. This would be a major breakthrough for Samsung Pay in India. (more...)
Hearthstone's Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion will launch August 10 Hearthstone's Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion will launch August 10
- August 05, 2017

This latest Hearthstone expansion contains 135 new cards , including hero cards , which transform your heroes into Death Knights with modified powers. Finally, this is the first expansion that includes so-called Missions, a new type of free single-player content. Knights of the Frozen Throne is the second of three expansions Blizzard plans to release this year. (more...)
Splatoon 2: When Does Next Splatfest Begin and End? Splatoon 2: When Does Next Splatfest Begin and End?
- August 05, 2017

Ketchup kind of looks like blood, but more importantly, the mayo looks. lets just say, not entirely kid-friendly. The color combination certainly isn't as pleasing to the eye as others, but it does match the Splatfest. (more...)
Titanfall 2 Should Have Sold Better, Dev Says Titanfall 2 Should Have Sold Better, Dev Says
- August 05, 2017

If you missed out on Titanfall 2 when it launched last year then now's your chance to pick up the most complete package of one of the most underrated games of last year. "It's important for us to keep the franchise going". " 'We're doing more Titanfall , ' [sic] is the quote I'm supposed to say", he said. In the meantime, real time strategy spin off Titanfall: Assault launches on mobiles on August 10th, which sees players take the role of a commander using a card based system to control ... (more...)
The next Apple Watch will reportedly have LTE The next Apple Watch will reportedly have LTE
- August 05, 2017

Like most smartwatches, the Apple Watch usually needs to be connected to a phone for most apps. Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports that Apple is planning a new version of the Apple Watch , one with its own LTE cellular data connection, by the end of 2017. (more...)
Hinterland's The Long Dark to receive live-action film adaptation Hinterland's The Long Dark to receive live-action film adaptation
- August 04, 2017

For now, The Long Dark plays out like an open-world survival game devoid of any supernatural elements. Resident Evil producer Jeremy Bolt is joining forces with video game studio Hinterland to bring their post-apocalyptic game The Long Dark to the big screen. (more...)