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MINI John Cooper Works Buggy Revealed For The Dakar Rally MINI John Cooper Works Buggy Revealed For The Dakar Rally
- November 22, 2017

Along with the all-wheel drive John Cooper Works Rally, the company will be lining up with the rear-driven John Cooper Works Buggy . Overall, Mini and X-raid won four consecutive victories from 2012 to 2015. The new buggy started development in February 2017 and has undergone a testing programme during which it "never had to stop once due to a technical problem", according to team manager Sven Quandt. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 leaked in live image along with specifications Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 leaked in live image along with specifications
- November 22, 2017

It brings all the new features that are included in the MIUI 9 Global roll out and among the prominent features, we have the inclusion of Smart app launcher, image search, and much needed split-screen multi-tasking functionality. However, there was no mention of the second camera module in this particular leak. Prior to this leak there have been various leaks which suggested that the Redmi Note 5 will come equipped with dual-camera sensors. (more...)
This filmmaker rejects Deepika Padukone because of her stardom This filmmaker rejects Deepika Padukone because of her stardom
- November 22, 2017

He further added, "I choose my subjects from the society..." I mostly work with newcomers, but this doesn't mean that I don't want to work with professional ones. She is an excellent actress. One day when I was going to sleep, he asked me to listen to a song. "Let me tell you though, that the circumstances were such that they weren't favorable and nothing materialized of it", he said. (more...)
Winter is coming: Sleet and snow could be on the way tonight Winter is coming: Sleet and snow could be on the way tonight
- November 22, 2017

After the bulk of the rain has cleared on Wednesday night, temperature dipping below zero will set in overnight. And several areas are already feeling the effect as motorists are told to give plenty of time for journeys. According to Met Eireann , the weather is about to take a turn for the worse, with temperatures plummeting and widespread rainfall across the country. (more...)
House panel starts tackling Sereno impeach raps sans CJ House panel starts tackling Sereno impeach raps sans CJ
- November 22, 2017

Only 4 lawmakers - Belmonte, Bag-ao, Siquijor Representative Ramon Rocamora, and Agusan del Norte 1st District Representative Lawrence Fortun - voted in favor of allowing Sereno's lawyers to participate in the hearing. Lagman, when given the chance to speak, reiterated his stance that allowing non-members to participate is consistent with the tradition of the House of Representatives. (more...)
Instagram adds a request button for friends to crash your live stream Instagram adds a request button for friends to crash your live stream
- November 22, 2017

The Instagram live mode is a lot like Periscope, which allows the users to watch the live stream being done by other users and to send hearts or comments. Instagram just rolled out a neat feature for its live product . Hosts see the request pop up in real time and can accept or deny, and also have access to a list of pending requests in case a bunch of different people are trying to join in. (more...)
GOG Black Friday Sale launches - Free copy of MDK up for grabs GOG Black Friday Sale launches - Free copy of MDK up for grabs
- November 22, 2017

And there's two free games shoppers can pick up during the deal. If that doesn't interest you there's plenty more on the site, including a number of games for under $2, such as We Are The Dwarves, Total Annihilation: Commander Pack, Medal Of Honor: Allied Assault War Chest , and Populous. (more...)
Misfit's second hybrid smartwatch, the Command, is shipping this month Misfit's second hybrid smartwatch, the Command, is shipping this month
- November 22, 2017

Misfit has announced the Command Hybrid smartwatch , a mash-up of fitness tracker and smartwatch in a sleek, minimalist body that at first glance looks like a regular analogue watch. "Command proves that traditional watchmaking and contemporary technology can coexist and elevate one another". The Command watch features a stainless steel case and a matte finish, and there are both silicon sport straps and a stainless steel bracelets available. (more...)
Belgium says loot boxes are gambling, wants them banned in Europe Belgium says loot boxes are gambling, wants them banned in Europe
- November 22, 2017

Naturally, people weren't too pleased with this development and caused in uproar. "The mixing of money and addiction is gambling", the Gaming Commission declared in a Google translation of VTM's original report . I'm reaching out to Geens' office and the Gambling Commission to ask if it will make an except for adults. However, this is not an immediate cessation of loot boxes in Europe as it will take time to get a consensus among all of the represented nations. (more...)
Bob Evans Farms (BOBE) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds
- November 22, 2017

Bob Evans Farms had a net margin of 19.49% and a return on equity of 19.52%. The stock rose 0.05% or $0.03 reaching $77.58. About 73,934 shares traded. BOBE's profit will be $6.99M for 55.44 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.48 EPS. (more...)
Analysts Are Gushing Over Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)
- November 22, 2017

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reiterated a "market perform" rating on shares of Advanced Micro Devices in a research note on Friday, July 28th. AMD shares price moved down -0.35% during latest trading session. The company's distance from 52-week high price is -27.54% and the current price is 37.29% away from 52-week low price. This gives investors an idea of how much the security has moved in the previous year and whether it is trading near the top, middle or bottom of the range. (more...)
Toyota puts US workers on alert: made-in-Japan Camrys are cheaper Toyota puts US workers on alert: made-in-Japan Camrys are cheaper
- November 22, 2017

James said in the video that workers at the plant in Georgetown, Kentucky, would be hearing more about cost-cutting efforts over the next few weeks. The 2.5-minute long video, which was acquired by Bloomberg , feature James talking about the new urgency for employees to find ways to cut costs now that quality issues have been resolved. (more...)
Samsung might have just leaked their "foldable smartphone"
- November 22, 2017

Samsung Galaxy A5, A7 (2018) mid-range smartphones: All you need to know: -Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018), the mid-range Smartphone is all set to launch in India in the coming year and this gadget is coming from the South Korean electronics manufacturer. (more...)
McLaren sketches hint at hardcore 720S GT3 track weapon McLaren sketches hint at hardcore 720S GT3 track weapon
- November 22, 2017

McLaren is making a GT3 version of its 720S supercar, and this is a hint of how it will look. Woking's deal with CRS will finish at the end of the 2017. We're looking forward to seeing it tearing up the world's race tracks... Also on the menu is a chunkier front splitter, more aggressive side skirts, and a hefty rear diffuser flanked by some particularly awesome cutaway sections around the rear wheels. (more...)
Steam Outlines Further Changes to Combat Default Review Display Manipulation Steam Outlines Further Changes to Combat Default Review Display Manipulation
- November 22, 2017

Following many recent events over games that have changed over time, or where a developer has voiced an unpopular opinion, users have been able to post negative reviews of a game. Firstly, users "outside the norm" (ie, those heavy raters who are clearly trying to fudge the system) will be treated differently when selecting whether a review is helpful or not. (more...)
Google says fix for Pixel 2 'buzzing' sound is coming Google says fix for Pixel 2 'buzzing' sound is coming
- November 22, 2017

It's at present vague whether the investigating components are just accessible to Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners in the United States perceiving how no sightings have yet been accounted for in different nations and Google still can't seem to give more points of interest on the accessibility of the element in an official limit. (more...)
A dual SIM iPhone? It may happen next year, claims analyst A dual SIM iPhone? It may happen next year, claims analyst
- November 22, 2017

It was earlier rumoured that Apple is looking at Intel for supplying a majority of the chips, which could be because of Apple's ongoing legal tussle with Qualcomm. "2H18 iPhone models won't only offer faster LTE transmission speed: We predict that at least one of the 2H18 new iPhone models will support dual-SIM dual standby (DSDS)", Kuo predicts, per MacRumors . (more...)
Delving into Insider Trading Activity for Tactile Systems Technology, Inc. (TCMD)
- November 22, 2017

Tactile Systems Technology, Inc . disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Vice President, Sales Rishe Bryan has sold 1,500 shares of Tactile Systems Technology, Inc . An institutional investor recently raised its position in Tactile Systems Technology stock. They issued a "market perform" rating for the company. Tactile Systems Technology Inc Cmn (NASDAQ:TCMD)'s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 156.89. (more...)
Gears of War 4 Added to Xbox Game Pass Gears of War 4 Added to Xbox Game Pass
- November 22, 2017

It's one of the most-high-profile additions to the service so far, and means the pass now lets subscribers play every entry in the Gears series on one console. You can only use this offer from November 17th to November 27th. Xbox Live Gold is available for just $1 this week , so now might just be the best time to sign up to enjoy all of these deals. (more...)
6 dead in IL house fire 6 dead in IL house fire
- November 21, 2017

Right around midnight on Tuesday, November 21st, one of the residents called 911 to report smoke coming from the basement, according to a statement from the Ogle County Sheriff's Department . This has been updated to correct the spelling of the sheriff's last name to VanVickle. Capt. Isaac Demmig of the Dixon Rural Fire Department said it was impossible for firefighters to enter the house until the fire was brought under control, but when they did go inside they found that all six occupants ... (more...)
Final Fantasy Xii The Zodiac Age, Adventure Awaits Trailer 1.04 Update Tomorrow Final Fantasy Xii The Zodiac Age, Adventure Awaits Trailer 1.04 Update Tomorrow
- November 21, 2017

Fans noticed its absence and begged for Square Enix to bring it back; and now they're getting they're wish. Experience FINAL FANTASY XII like never before with enhanced high-definition graphics and the Zodiac Job System, allowing players to pick two of 12 jobs in a character progression system first introduced in the Japan-only release, FINAL FANTASY XII International Zodiac System. (more...)
Majority of Wisconsin schools meet or exceed expectations
- November 21, 2017

However, some scores might best be described as "needs work". Overall, 82 percent of schools and 95 percent of districts in Wisconsin earned three or more stars. In an interview Monday, Parker High School Principal Chris Laue said he and his staff were "always assessing the programming we're providing, where kids are underperforming and where we are needing to grow". (more...)
Read this before you buy a new 4K TV this Black Friday Read this before you buy a new 4K TV this Black Friday
- November 21, 2017

Shoppers who are looking to treat their families or themselves to a new, bigger screen TV should understand 4K TV and HDR for several reasons. If you recently purchased a new 4K TV or streaming device in the past year, it probably comes with HDR-ready equipment. (more...)
Google is working on Fuchsia OS support for Apple's Swift programming language Google is working on Fuchsia OS support for Apple's Swift programming language
- November 21, 2017

According to Wikipedia, Google's Fuchsia is a capability-based, real-time operating system (RTOS) now being developed by Google. It runs across cross computers, mobile phones, tablets, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Chris Lattner, who is now working at Google Brain on machine learning, noted after a stint held last week at tesla that, "Swift at Google has enough folks working on it." at which nub, the company chose to clone it publically. (more...)
Intel Management Engine flaws could put millions of PCs at risk Intel Management Engine flaws could put millions of PCs at risk
- November 21, 2017

Bugs in the underlying firmware of multiple Intel chip families have left laptops, servers and storage appliances vulnerable to a number of security vulnerabilities, the company has admitted. The flaws affect a wide variety of chip families, including 6th, 7th and 8th Generation Intel Core processors, Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 and v6 processors, Intel Xeon Scalable processors, Intel Xeon W processors, Intel Atom C3000 processors, Apollo Lake Intel Atom E3900 series, Apollo Lake Intel Pentiums, and ... (more...)
Apple Opens Visitor Center at New Campus
- November 21, 2017

The Visitor Center , which opens daily, is described as an extension of the new campus' modern aesthetics. The roof is supported "by stone clad cores and no other extraneous columns for support". Apple says the goal of the building is to invite "guests to explore Apple Park in an immersive and engaging way". The panoramic vista includes the main ring-shaped office building, also by Foster + Partners, which completed earlier this year. (more...)
Read Aleksandar Mitrovic's full heartfelt interview on his Newcastle future Read Aleksandar Mitrovic's full heartfelt interview on his Newcastle future
- November 21, 2017

Newcastle United were beaten 4-1 by Manchester United on Saturday. Now, having been linked with moves to Brighton and Anderlecht, the physical forward has revealed, via Shields Gazette , that his patience is "almost to the end" in regards to his contribution to his current outfit. (more...)
Nintendo unveils mode, maps, and changes for Splatoon 2 Nintendo unveils mode, maps, and changes for Splatoon 2
- November 21, 2017

The first of the two free updates launches on November 23rd and adds the majority of the new content to Splatoon 2 . Shellendorf Institute is new to the series, while Walleye Warehouse and Arowana Mall are popular stages returning from the original Splatoon game. (more...)
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp has a surprise for iOS and Android Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp has a surprise for iOS and Android
- November 21, 2017

This is true at least for the United States, though this roll out is likely happening across multiple regions. Though Fire Emblem Heroes seems to have found success with its free-to-play model, Super Mario Run's free-to-start model ultimately disappointed Nintendo executives in terms of profits . (more...)
Google has been tracking Android users even when location services are disabled Google has been tracking Android users even when location services are disabled
- November 21, 2017

However, the real concern is that Google made a decision to transmit location info despite your privacy settings, using a service (the network sync system) you couldn't turn off. Google may claim it doesn't use the information, but that's unlikely to be much comfort to those who assumed turning off location services put a complete stop to tracking activities. (more...)