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This week's Deals with Gold for Xbox One, 360 (1/30 - 2/5) This week's Deals with Gold for Xbox One, 360 (1/30 - 2/5)
- January 31, 2018

If you're trying to get the most bang for your buck, you'll want to check out the Deals with Gold if you have an Xbox Live Gold membership. There's no end date for this Xbox Live Gold Deal, so there's no telling how long it'll last, but the fine print of the promotion does give an idea of how long it might take for everyone to receive their promotional code for the extra three months. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi 1S gets MIUI 9 but stays at Android KitKat Xiaomi Redmi 1S gets MIUI 9 but stays at Android KitKat
- January 31, 2018

The MIUI 9 Global ROM went official in November past year and most devices from Xiaomi have already started receiving the update . While the current availability of the device is questionable, it has been updated to Android 4.4.4 KitKat with MIUI 9. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds latest patch adds better loot to Miramar PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds latest patch adds better loot to Miramar
- January 31, 2018

Because of a recent discovery by PUBG's community, those who are more rooted in PUBG were available to avoid PUBG's map cycle when they jump into matchmaking. The map's wide, open spaces will be filled in a little with the update, with "more buildings and cover" being added across the map, which should help players trapped out in the open. (more...)
Spotify releases 'Stations', all-new playlist-streaming app on Android Spotify releases 'Stations', all-new playlist-streaming app on Android
- January 31, 2018

Called Stations, Spotify has launched a new music app on Google Play . Stations is incredibly streamlined compared to the fully-fledged Spotify app, featuring little more than a list of curated playlists to scroll through as well as some of the service's personalised options, such as Discover Weekly, that use algorithms to suggest new and relevant music. (more...)
PUBG Xbox One Update Nerfs Vehicles PUBG Xbox One Update Nerfs Vehicles
- January 31, 2018

According to posts made by the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds community on Reddit , players have discovered that they can now avoid the Miramar desert map by moving or deleting the desert-related files in the game's "Paks" folder. The seventh console update includes another round of client optimizations and an update to the "visual quality" of the game's various weapon reticles. (more...)
Burning Stock on the move: Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC)
- January 31, 2018

Apptech Corp (APCX) shares are now showing up on the list of gainers over the past month. (NYSE:GS) has risen 39.23% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. Its the same as in 2017Q2. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the business. 2,511 were accumulated by Berkshire Asset Management Pa. (more...)
Price Target Estimates for: Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS)
- January 31, 2018

About 1.24M shares traded. National Pension Service lifted its stake in shares of Citrix Systems, Inc. It has outperformed by 9.72% the S&P500. Overall, 1.35 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average volume of $1.68 Million. (NASDAQ:CTXS) stock, investors are taking a closer look at the equity in recent weeks. The stock has a market cap of 14.01 Billion. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, October 2 by Wells Fargo. (more...)
Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Holdings Cut by Tower Bridge Advisors
- January 31, 2018

Country Trust Bank bought a new position in shares of Alphabet in the 2nd quarter valued at about $44,071,000. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an "overweight" rating on shares of Alphabet in a research note on Friday. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 1,993,754 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $2,194,000 after buying an additional 1,991,465 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Shahid Kapoor slams Swara Bhaskar for criticizing Padmaavat Shahid Kapoor slams Swara Bhaskar for criticizing Padmaavat
- January 31, 2018

According to Malaysiakini, the comment caused concern to the Board chairman Abdul Halim Abdul Hamid who said, "Malaysia does not recognise the LGBT ideology, so we have to be extra cautious in our work". "There was no need for us to go around the town tom- tomming how honest and true we were". Swara promised to fight trolls and television commentators for the filmmaker's freedom to express; but she also promised to ask him questions about the art he makes for public consumption. (more...)
CCTV footage captures high-speed 'road rage' incident in Sydney M5 tunnel CCTV footage captures high-speed 'road rage' incident in Sydney M5 tunnel
- January 31, 2018

Police have released a video of the chase in an attempt to find a gang of men who violently attacked a auto in Mascot on October 15, before chasing the driver through the M5 tunnel. The men jumped back into the BMW and allegedly rammed the back of the Astra, before chasing the auto into the M5 tunnel eastbound at Arncliffe. The Astra loses control and crashes in to the wall of the tunnel, bringing traffic to a standstill. (more...)
The killer whale that can say 'hello' and 'bye bye' The killer whale that can say 'hello' and 'bye bye'
- January 31, 2018

It has been done before with a famous grey parrot and dolphins using American sign language, sentences like "bring me this object" or 'put this object above or below the other, '" said Dr Jose Abramson, from the Complutense de Madrid University in Spain. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Price Revealed Samsung Galaxy S9 Price Revealed
- January 31, 2018

Clearly, the move would be directed to take on Apple's Face ID. There have also been speculations on the specifications of the camera, with an image of an alleged Galaxy S9 retail box leaked, providing additional information. This sensor will be able to shoot between f/1.5 and f/2.4 with the former assisting in low light and the latter jumping in when lighting is ideal. The new handset is set to be unveiled next month, before going on sale in March. (more...)
Talks About Compromise On Congressional Redistricting Fall Apart
- January 31, 2018

According to CNN's new Key Race Ratings for the House, a large number of Republican-held tossup seats and a number of Republican-held seats that are leaning toward the Democrats mean control of the House is up for grabs. The same goes for Democratic Sen. But the GOP has struggled to recruit in some of these states, leaving Democrats feeling better about their prospects of retaining these seats. (more...)
Robocop vehicle that could catch crooks all by itself Robocop vehicle that could catch crooks all by itself
- January 31, 2018

The Ford patent application describes the auto dealing with offences by both human-driven and autonomous vehicles, suggesting it's intended for release in the 2020s. Ford has made other moves within its larger driverless vehicle project, including teaming up with Lyft , the ride-sharing firm, and Argo AI, an artificial intelligence company based in Pittsburgh, Penn. (more...)
SpaceX scrubs Falcon 9 rocket launch to replace sensor SpaceX scrubs Falcon 9 rocket launch to replace sensor
- January 31, 2018

The mission was called off so SpaceX can swap out a sensor on the rocket. A SpaceX mission that will send a satellite into space for the government of Luxembourg is set to launch during a 2-hour, 1-minute window that opens at 4:25 p.m. (more...)
Play as Ryu and Sakura in Monster Hunter Play as Ryu and Sakura in Monster Hunter
- January 31, 2018

If you capture these creatures, you've got a better chance of acquiring Wyvern Gems as a drop in Monster Hunter World than you do if you straight up kill them. The game will also be released on PC but so far, the PC version has not been given a release date yet. This approach works, but is not as satisfying for an open-world game, as the " Monster Hunter: World " fans on Reddit point out. (more...)
Brain scans show similarities between friends Brain scans show similarities between friends
- January 31, 2018

Researchers studied the friendships of around 280 graduate students, using an fMRI scanner to monitor their brain activity while watching a vast array of videos on topics ranging from politics, science, comedy, and music. The scientists tell,"Neural responses when viewing audiovisual movies are exceptionally similar among friends". The fact friends tended to neurologically respond similarly suggests these people perceive the world in similar ways. (more...)
GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) receives consensus rating of 3.30 GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) receives consensus rating of 3.30
- January 31, 2018

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on GoPro, Inc. Wedbush reiterated a "neutral" rating on shares of GoPro in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $9.00 price objective on shares of GoPro and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, January 8th. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link . (more...)
Watch for the Full Super Blue Blood Moon tonight Watch for the Full Super Blue Blood Moon tonight
- January 31, 2018

There are two lunar events that carry this title. Bracing the camera lets you use a longer exposure time, which may be necessary for relatively faint, thin crescent moons . While revolving in its elliptical path, the moon would be at a distance of 384,000 kilometres. It will also be bigger and brighter as it will be closest to the earth in its orbit. (more...)
Rockstar Games Humble Bundle (pay what you want and help charity) Rockstar Games Humble Bundle (pay what you want and help charity)
- January 31, 2018

Pay more than the average ($9.38) and you add LA Noire, Max Payne 2, Bully and GTA San Andreas to your bundle. For the next two weeks, the Rockstar Games humble bundle will be available; according to the developer (as well as the store page). (more...)
Battle for Azeroth is now up for preorder Battle for Azeroth is now up for preorder
- January 31, 2018

Once you have reached level 110, completed the necessary quests and gained the required reputation, you will be able to create characters from one of the new races. We recently had an opportunity to speak with World of Warcraft designers about the new Allied Races and the new level-scaling system. Battle for Azeroth sees the armies of the Horde and Alliance turn their attention back toward one another following their shared victory over the demonic Burning Legion. (more...)
New Star Wars Action Title From Respawn Release Window Confirmed New Star Wars Action Title From Respawn Release Window Confirmed
- January 31, 2018

A lack of a single-player campaign was a major criticism of the first game that EA attempted to rectify with its sequel, though much of these attempts were overshadowed by its microtransactions. We're committed to continually working with our players to deliver the right experience in each of our games and live services. "Digital economies have a place, and we will continue to drive and focus on that", said Wilson. (more...)
Business Profiles on Instagram Can Now Schedule Posts Business Profiles on Instagram Can Now Schedule Posts
- January 31, 2018

But no functionality was available in Instagram itself. So, social media software can now have access to this function and let their business users schedule posts. After getting access to schedule method officially, Hootsuite has become the first one to use this API for post scheduling. Instagram's API changes have rolled out from today, with a long-term plan to deprecate older APIs. (more...)
Apple under investigation by DOJ, SEC over iPhone slowdowns Apple under investigation by DOJ, SEC over iPhone slowdowns
- January 31, 2018

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are investigating Apple to determine if it violated securities laws when disclosing that it slows down performance on older iPhones to prolong battery life. Apple posted a public apology over its handling of the battery issue and lowered the price of iPhone battery replacements from $79 to $29. Planned obsolescence is a widely criticized commercial practice in which manufacturers build in the expiry of their ... (more...)
Anthem pushed into 2019, new Battlefield coming this year Anthem pushed into 2019, new Battlefield coming this year
- January 31, 2018

Packaged Goods revenue declined 18 per cent to $380 million, but that was balanced by a 14 per cent rise in Digital revenue, which reached $780 million for the quarter. In Anthem , a new shared-world action-RPG from EA's BioWare studio, team up with friends as Freelancers-the bold few with the courage to leave civilization behind and explore a landscape of primeval beauty. (more...)
You can now use Alexa to send SMS messages You can now use Alexa to send SMS messages
- January 31, 2018

This joins Alexa messaging, expanding the number of people that Echo device owners can message using the hands-free convenience that comes with voice commands. According to Amazon, users don't actually need to specify " text " as the type of message they want to send. That's right, real text messages! Previously, Alexa could only send messages to other Alexa-powered devices. (more...)
Google Assistant adds Hindi language support for India (sort of) Google Assistant adds Hindi language support for India (sort of)
- January 31, 2018

Now Google is expanding its language support of its Voice Assistant to the world's fourth largest spoken language, Hindi which has the majority of its speakers belonging to India. And speaking in Hindi with Assistant is Fun. However, it doesn't respond back to you in Hindi, which Google could consider in the future update, maybe? Moving ahead, you can just say Hey, Google or Ok, Google and say anything you want to ask it in Hindi, and it will show you all the results/content in Hindi, like ... (more...)
Ford EcoSport Storm revealed: Jazzed-up version thrusts on off-road credentials Ford EcoSport Storm revealed: Jazzed-up version thrusts on off-road credentials
- January 31, 2018

The SUV is powered by a 2.0-litre engine that develops 170hp and 202Nm of torque when petrol is used and 176hp and 221Nm of peak torque on ethanol. The 17-inch alloy wheels are new and are shod with standard Michelin tyres. Both the engines come mated to a 6-speed automatic torque converter gearbox which sends power to all four wheels. Paddle shifters are offered as standard. (more...)
MediaTek Showcases Future Innovations For India-Centric Mid-range Smartphones MediaTek Showcases Future Innovations For India-Centric Mid-range Smartphones
- January 31, 2018

We can expect the Reliance Jio Android Go smartphone to be such a basic offering, with a budget price tag. The chipmaker had announced its for supporting Android Oreo (Go Edition ) last month and stated that the first Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphones powered by MediaTek processors will be launched in global markets by the first quarter of this year. (more...)
Extinction, Giant-Slaying Action Game Release Date Set For April 10th, 2018 Extinction, Giant-Slaying Action Game Release Date Set For April 10th, 2018
- January 31, 2018

The Deluxe Edition will include the "Days of Delorum" Season Pass. For those that haven't read about it before, you control Avil, an agile fighter trying to protect earth from an army of massive monsters that he has to take down one by one. (more...)