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Bud Luckey, Pixar animator who designed Toy Story's Woody, dies at 83 Bud Luckey, Pixar animator who designed Toy Story's Woody, dies at 83
- March 01, 2018

In a post on Facebook , his son Andy Luckey, said to be the inspiration for the character of Andy in the Toy Story films, said: "His kind and easy going demeanor led his PIXAR colleagues to dub him "Bud Low-Key". "I thought a cowboy would be more interesting, working with a spaceman", he said . Bud Luckey, an Oscar-nominated animator who designed Woody from Toy Story and voiced Eeyore in Winnie the Pooh , died February 24 at his home in Newtown, Conn. (more...)
Celebrate National Pokemon Day With New Offerings From The Pokemon Company Celebrate National Pokemon Day With New Offerings From The Pokemon Company
- March 01, 2018

From social media to merchandise to video games, here's what you can expect to see today for Pokemon Day 2018. Hat wearing Pikachu have made multiple appearances in Pokemon Go , wearing witch hats, Santa hats, or Ash Ketchum's hat depending on the occasion. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Said to be Exiting Diesel Business on Car Side Fiat Chrysler Said to be Exiting Diesel Business on Car Side
- March 01, 2018

Morgan Stanley upped their target price on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from $18.00 to $26.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. The firm had revenue of $28.88 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $30.08 billion. The company has 1.54 Billion shares outstanding and 1.06 Billion shares were floated in market. (more...)
CEO of SeaWorld Steps Down After Failing to Clear Their Bad Reputation CEO of SeaWorld Steps Down After Failing to Clear Their Bad Reputation
- March 01, 2018

John Reilly, chief parks operations officer for SeaWorld , will become the interim CEO while the company searches for a replacement. Maruyama is a 22-year veteran of the global theme park and entertainment industry. Annual revenue was $1.26 billion, down from $1.34 billion a year ago. Manby's resignation comes at the same time as SeaWorld Entertainment Inc's earnings report for the fourth quarter of 2017. (more...)
Zoinks! Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Dress Up as 'Scooby-Doo' Stars Zoinks! Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Dress Up as 'Scooby-Doo' Stars
- March 01, 2018

She looked the part in a retro purple top complete with Daphne's signature green scarf and red hair. Apollo , dressed as Scooby-Doo, turns 4 on February 28 and was treated to a birthday bash in advance. There are constant rumors of the famous cross-genre couple either tying the knot or getting pregnant, but Shelton has laughed off all the speculation . (more...)
Let's celebrate a safe and green Holi Let's celebrate a safe and green Holi
- March 01, 2018

Rewind to reports of yesteryears, about large number of kids landing in hospitals with nausea, stomach ailments and skin rashes due to colour poisoning. Preeti Seth, cosmetologist at Pachouli Wellness Clinic, and dermatologist Aparna Santhanam suggest applying oil in and around your ear lobes and placing a small ball of cotton into your ears before you go out to play so that your inner ear is well protected. (more...)
South Africa's ANC wants to soften impact of higher VAT on poor South Africa's ANC wants to soften impact of higher VAT on poor
- February 26, 2018

These include ministers Bathabile Dlamini, Mosebenzi Zwane and Faith Muthambi. "We will be engaging ourselves with the president‚" Magashile said in reference to the party's top brass. ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule said in televised remarks the party would look at a range of measures to alleviate any negative consequences for the poor, including increases to the number of zero-rated and tax-exempted items. (more...)
(NASDAQ:CMCSA) Holdings Raised by King Luther Capital Management Corp (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Holdings Raised by King Luther Capital Management Corp
- February 26, 2018

Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) has risen 23.62% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. Narwhal Capital Management increased its stake in Comcast Corp New ( CMCSA ) by 20.11% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Prices rise for new Samsung phones Prices rise for new Samsung phones
- February 26, 2018

They follow the same bezel-less design of the S8 line. Here's what to expect. IP68 rating for protection against water and dust. The HDR displays support HDR 10 content. Another highlight feature of S9's camera is the Super Slow-Mo video. You can use your face in the emoji by using augmented reality . This allows the camera to automatically adjust the aperture depending on the scene that is being shot. (more...)
Gov. Rauner drinks Gov. Rauner drinks "diversity" milk
- February 26, 2018

At the Thompson Center on Wednesday at a event promoting workplace diversity led by Hyatt Hotels diversity and inclusion executive Tyronne Stoudemire , the two made a decision to act out a rather unfortunate metaphor about the lack of diversity hiring. (more...)
Suspect in killing of Filipina maid interrogated in Lebanon Suspect in killing of Filipina maid interrogated in Lebanon
- February 26, 2018

However, his Syrian wife, who is also a suspect in Demafelis' death, remains at large and is presumed to have returned to Syria. It was reported that the employers of Demafelis, Nader Essam Assaf, a Lebanese national, and his Syrian wife Mona Hassoun, were arrested in separate occasions in Lebanon and Syria, this week. (more...)
A week long weather warning has been issued for all of Ireland A week long weather warning has been issued for all of Ireland
- February 26, 2018

That afternoon and evening snow is expected to become more persistent and more widespread, with the potential for vehicles to become stranded, train and plane cancellations and power cuts. Forecasters say more than 20cm of snow may have accumulated in some parts of eastern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland by Wednesday . Exceptionally cold weather is forecast for the next week, with significant wind chill and severe frosts. (more...)
HMD Global Introduces Five New Nokia Phones HMD Global Introduces Five New Nokia Phones
- February 26, 2018

Nokia 1 has a 4.5 inch screen size and will have a battery of 2,150 mAh. What's important to know here is that - from now on - every Nokia phone with the Zeiss brand on its camera will come with a cool Manual mode in the camera app. As for the upgrades on the inside, the Nokia 8 Sirocco has 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal memory. The Android 8 device is among the first in Google's "Android One" series, offering a "pure", streamlined version of Android including unlimited cloud ... (more...)
Belkin Announces New Add-Ons for Samsung Galaxy S9 Belkin Announces New Add-Ons for Samsung Galaxy S9
- February 26, 2018

Stay tuned. and one last thing, today is the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9 + announcement. The larger S9+ also features dual rear cameras , and Samsung confirmed a price of £869. If you want to push the frames per second to 960, you'll be able to record in 720p. In Galaxy S9 / S9 + we'll see a new function AR Emoji , which allows users to create their own realistic or cartoon emotions using face recognition technology. (more...)
Facebook re-labels metrics for transparency Facebook re-labels metrics for transparency
- February 26, 2018

Facebook explains that its estimated metrics can provide guidance in areas where the end result is hard to quantify. Facebook is ditching 20 metrics and is attempting to provide more clarity around metrics on its Ads Manager tool. "This is also how reach is calculated for ads on TV and across other digital platforms." according to Facebook's VP in marketing science Brad Smallwood. (more...)
5G to be in spotlight at MWC 2018 5G to be in spotlight at MWC 2018
- February 26, 2018

We have already seen that the Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7 Plus might be released in India starting from April this year but we need to wait for an official confirmation from HMD regarding the same. It also features dual speakers, dual smart amplifiers, and Dolby Atmos. It is powered by the Snapdragon 660 chipset and has Adreno 612 GPU under the hood. (more...)
Here Are Vodafone's Samsung Galaxy S9 Plans Here Are Vodafone's Samsung Galaxy S9 Plans
- February 25, 2018

The stereo speaker setup tuned by AKG coupled with support for Dolby Atmos are available on the S9 and S9+. Along those lines, the S9 and S9+ come preloaded with the Samsung SmartThings app to serve as a hub for SmartThings-capable light switches, water valves and other connected home products. (more...)
OnePlus 5/5T can now stream HD content, but there's a catch OnePlus 5/5T can now stream HD content, but there's a catch
- February 25, 2018

Both phones shipped with Widevine Level 3 certification instead. Distress on the subject came to a head late previous year, and OnePlus surprisingly announced that it would add the feature in the future. If you're interested in getting your phone updated from OnePlus, you should contact OnePlus's customer support team to get the process started. One of the rare shortcomings of the OnePlus 5T is that the smartphone is incapable of high-definition streaming for Netflix and Amazon Prime ... (more...)
Rhode Island Might Start Taxing 'Violent' Video Games Rhode Island Might Start Taxing 'Violent' Video Games
- February 25, 2018

GamesIndustry.biz points out that the United States Secret Service's own research found that less than 20% of school shooters played violent video games. Taxing video games is stupid. While some studies have linked games and aggression, there are countless other findings that show no correlation between the two. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S with Snapdragon 845 officially unveiling on March 27th Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S with Snapdragon 845 officially unveiling on March 27th
- February 25, 2018

Xiaomi's CEO took to weibo to release the poster of Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S depicting the release date. As an indication of how powerful the Mix 2s is, driven by the Snapdragon 845, the device scored 273,741 on the AnTuTu benchmark test. But given its name with S nomenclature, chances are that the Mi Mix 2S will have a design very similar to that of the Mi Mix 2, which was launched around 6 months ago. (more...)
Trims Holdings in Zayo Group Holdings Inc (ZAYO)
- February 25, 2018

About 3.09M shares traded or 57.29% up from the average. Richardson Nina sold $24,853 worth of Zayo Group Holdings , Inc. Subsea 7 S.A. (OTCMKTS:SUBCY) has 0.00% since February 23, 2017 and is. Mackenzie Finance Corporation holds 0% in Zayo Group Holdings , Inc. (NYSE:MUX) rating on Tuesday, January 16. Jana Partners LLC raised its holdings in Zayo Group by 48.0% in the 3rd quarter. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Launch Video Leaked Ahead Of Official Launch Samsung Galaxy S9 Launch Video Leaked Ahead Of Official Launch
- February 25, 2018

With the Galaxy S9 , the focus is going to be on its camera features. However, a source suggests that the Galaxy S9 fingerprint sensor won't be integrated into the display. The two phablets are expected to be somewhat more expensive than their predecessors and launch with the latest and greatest Snapdragon or Exynos chips, depending on the market. (more...)
Huawei launches its new MediaPad M5 tablets Huawei launches its new MediaPad M5 tablets
- February 25, 2018

When Huawei confirms this or offers a specific release date, we'll update this article. It's a bit of a weird one, which we assume will be explained in the pricing, which we'll be adding shortly. Again, cues have been taken from the MacBook here. On the right, in place of the USB-C port on the old model is a USB-A port. The one-touch power button comes with an integrated fingerprint sensor for lesser log-in time. (more...)
'Keeper concedes goal after stopping to take mid-game water break 'Keeper concedes goal after stopping to take mid-game water break
- February 25, 2018

In the 17th minute Flekken cost his team an advantage, which can only be described as a real-life Federation Internationale de Football Association glitch. In fact the goal was so hilarious that one could actually compare it to a glitch on a video game. The blunder of course went viral on social media and even Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech was left shocked as he quote tweeted the goal "wow". (more...)
See Shohei Ohtani's first strikeouts of Spring Training See Shohei Ohtani's first strikeouts of Spring Training
- February 25, 2018

He allowed two runs (one earned) on two hits (one home run) and one walk, while striking out two. A right-handed power pitcher and left-handed slugger, Ohtani threw 17 of his 31 pitches for strikes. Ohtani followed that up by walking first baseman Ji-Man Choi and then throwing a wild pitch to catcher Manny Pina. Sure, spring training games don't count toward anything "real", but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy Angels' star pitcher/hitter Shohei Ohtani mowing down his first big league ... (more...)
Nokia, Samsung, Asus, or Moto: Who Will Win MWC 2018? Nokia, Samsung, Asus, or Moto: Who Will Win MWC 2018?
- February 25, 2018

Did I mention devices? 2017 was HMD's most successful year ever as Nokia phones sales soar. In the past, BlackBerry's revealed phones outside of MWC, while services are included within. But then, let's wait to hear more from Nokia. It is expected to feature a 4.5-inch HD display, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage and 4G LTE. Huawei may bring some tablet and/or notebook action to MWC. (more...)
Assassin's Creed Origins Welcomes You to the Afterlife in New DLC Assassin's Creed Origins Welcomes You to the Afterlife in New DLC
- February 25, 2018

Four new archery abilities make Bayek's bows even more versatile, as he can now infect Predator Bow kills with Flesh Decay, pierce shields with fully charged Hunter Bow shots, get more damage out of his Light Bows by scoring consecutive hits, or inflict bleed damage on any targets who survive his Warrior Bow blasts. (more...)
Automotive Front End Module Sales Market Status and Prospect 2018 Automotive Front End Module Sales Market Status and Prospect 2018
- February 25, 2018

Thus, the Automotive RADAR Sensors report helps the new aspirants to inspect the upcoming opportunities in the Automotive RADAR Sensors market . For instance, Automotive Driver State Monitoring Systems are classified on the basis of the intensity of the magnetic field. (more...)
MWC 2018: LG V30S ThinQ with AI features and 6GB RAM announced MWC 2018: LG V30S ThinQ with AI features and 6GB RAM announced
- February 25, 2018

The company held a press conference on Saturday, insisting that it wasn't a press conference. LG dropped some heavy hints that MWC 2018 wouldn't be a hardware-fest, and the LG V30S ThinQ is the proof of that. Even the cameras are the same 16 megapixel f/1.6 and 13 megapixel f/1.9 pair. The design is supposedly identical, with the only changes being 256GB of built-in storage ( the V30 has 64GB, and the V30+ has 128GB) and something called 'LG Lens'. (more...)
Nokia 7 Plus Renders Surface to Reveal its Design from All Sides Nokia 7 Plus Renders Surface to Reveal its Design from All Sides
- February 25, 2018

It could mark 12MP+13MP dual-rear camera setup with Zeiss lens and dual LED flash. Nokia 7 is likely to run on Google's Android One out-of-the-box. Earlier, leaks showed that the fingerprint scanner and the Nokia logo will be located on the rear panel of this upcoming device from HMD Global . (more...)