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RCom shares dive over 9 per cent on insolvency case buzz RCom shares dive over 9 per cent on insolvency case buzz
- November 28, 2017

The company is therefore, surprised by the untimely and premature action of the China Development Bank of filing an application at NCLT , the spokesperson added. A case by CDB could complicate RCom's debt restructuring process as other lenders may take similar steps. According to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, once a company is referred to the NCLT and if the court finds merit in the petition, the court appoints a resolution professional and suspends the firm's board of directors. (more...)
Researchers Blame Pokemon Go for Increased Driving Accidents Researchers Blame Pokemon Go for Increased Driving Accidents
- November 28, 2017

The study is titled Death by Pokémon Go and was recently published by Purdue University economists Mara Faccio and John McConnell. Their theory was that, while auto crashes and resulting injuries had declined to 2011, that trajectory was subsequently reversed because of the growth of smartphone apps. (more...)
Telecom regulator to give its view on net neutrality today Telecom regulator to give its view on net neutrality today
- November 28, 2017

The regulator had issued a consultation paper on "Regulatory Framework for Over-The-Top-Service' in March, 2015". " Internet access services should be governed by a principle that restricts any form of discrimination or interference in the treatment of content, including practices like blocking, degrading, slowing down or granting preferential speeds or treatment to any content", the regulator said in its detailed recommendations. (more...)
Sea Shepherd Releases Suppressed Whaling Footage Sea Shepherd Releases Suppressed Whaling Footage
- November 28, 2017

Each time the footage was requested, the government replied that this was exempt from Freedom of Information rules because release would harm relations with Japan. The Information Commissioner overturned that decision in May. "We put forward substantial evidence to the Information Commissioner that the information already in the public domain showed that there wouldn't be the kind of impact on worldwide relations that they were suggesting", he said. (more...)
Blizzard offers more chances to become an 'Overwatch' pro Blizzard offers more chances to become an 'Overwatch' pro
- November 28, 2017

Prior to the start of the highly-anticipated 2018 Inaugural Season of the Overwatch League , new information has been revealed regarding opportunities for players to progress within the scene across the world. The Contenders league will run for three seasons over the course of 2018, with the top six teams from the current tournament series invited to take part. (more...)
Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC Grows Stake in United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)
- November 28, 2017

After $1.45 actual earnings per share reported by United Parcel Service, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.17% EPS growth. (NYSE: UPS ) has risen 2.10% since November 26, 2016 and is uptrending. (NYSE:UPS) for 29,400 shares. Addison Capital Company stated it has 15,183 shares. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp increased its stake in shares of United Parcel Service by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. (more...)
A A "genuine mobile port" of PUBG is coming soon to China
- November 28, 2017

It looks like Tencent's powerhouse battle royale game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds could very well be going mobile, if news from the company's QQ social platform is to be believed. Tencent will be behind the new version of the game, which is said to be a "genuine mobile port", as it is hoping to retain as many qualities of the PC version of PUBG as possible. (more...)
Square Enix Puts Deus Ex Rumors to Rest Square Enix Puts Deus Ex Rumors to Rest
- November 28, 2017

Matsuda stressed that Deus Ex is an important franchise for them and they are now exploring options for the next installment. We have several big titles that we work with and that's partly a factor in what our line-up looks like. Earlier this year, Jody considered the uncertain future of games like Deus Ex and Dishonored in the wake of poor sales. He explains that Eidos Montreal - the Deus Ex developer - is busy working on other games right now. (more...)
Justice League VFX Artist Says There Is No Justice League VFX Artist Says There Is No "Snyder-cut"
- November 28, 2017

Snyder left the film, and it's unlikely that Warner Bros . would ask him to come back and make another version of the film. Whether what Whedon delivered to screen was better than Snyder's original plan is up for debate. The film's cinematographer Fabian Wagner told the Hollywood Reporter that the film was shorter than he expected and said , "I really hope we get to see a director's cut, which will give us everything that we shot that didn't make it in". (more...)
Active Volume Stock: Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Active Volume Stock: Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)
- November 28, 2017

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.41 million shares versus an average volume of 4.16 million shares during last trading session. Marathon Petroleum Corp now has $30.30 billion valuation. Jefferies Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) for 157,093 shares. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, December 15 by Howard Weil. (more...)
Steep's Road to the Olympics is getting an open beta Steep's Road to the Olympics is getting an open beta
- November 28, 2017

A press release for the game, via WCCFTech reads: "The Open Beta will feature five challenges from Steep Road to the Olympics and free roam in a select area of the Japan map". More details coming soon. Ubisoft announced a Winter Olympic Games-themed expansion for its extreme sports title, Steep , back at E3 2017. Alternatively, the Winter Games Edition bundle offers the game and the expansion for £39.99 or regional equivalent . (more...)
Massive Devil May Cry 5 Leak Reveals Launch Date, Cast Details & More Massive Devil May Cry 5 Leak Reveals Launch Date, Cast Details & More
- November 28, 2017

Before I dive into this I want to add that this information is unconfirmed and we have reached out to Capcom for more information, we'll update this post once we have a reply. When it is announced it'll be done at a PlayStation event / showcase. The trailer is also ready according to the leak. Neither the existence of the game or the planned development of it have been made concrete despite rumors swirling about for years. (more...)
Dissidia: Final Fantasy Adds New Stage from FFVIII
- November 28, 2017

Several new titles in development. "I want to thank the fans for 30 years of support". New Final Fantasy games - FFVII Remake: Episode 1 to release in 2018? Looking deeper into the time report, the broadcast will reflect on Final Fantasy XV , including the game's world release and what has happened a year from its debut. (more...)
Here's everything new in Android 8.1 Developer Preview 2 [Gallery]
- November 28, 2017

Here are all the devices compatible with the new update: Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X. Developers have to support Google's camera API for it to work, however, and in the current preview it appears you have to enable a developer option to trigger the processor. (more...)
Apple granted patent for foldable displays on smartphones Apple granted patent for foldable displays on smartphones
- November 27, 2017

The patent application filed by the company covers all the bases, referencing LCD, OLED and microLED. While this doesn't confirm that a foldable iPhone is on its way, it shows that Apple is atleast considered it. Earlier, reports said Apple has chose to go with LG and not Samsung (Samsung OLED displays are the best in the industry) owing to the fear that specifications could be leaked as Samsung is its arch-rival. (more...)
YouTube Battery Drain Issue Is No More With Latest App Update YouTube Battery Drain Issue Is No More With Latest App Update
- November 27, 2017

Did you feel your device's battery depleting rapidly while using YouTube? Another said that battery life on the iPhone X dropped by 20 percent in over 30 minutes, according to a different report . So here is the solution which YouTube's new update is promising that it 'fixed an issue with battery usage'. The release notes don't offer any additional details as to what caused the issue in the first place, so it remains unclear whether the problem was in the app code or in iOS 11 itself. (more...)
The Hallucination Machine will give you a very realistic trip The Hallucination Machine will give you a very realistic trip
- November 27, 2017

The objective of the experiment is to see how the brain reacts when being exposed to such hallucinations. Researchers at the Sussex University's Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science in England made the virtual reality experience, the Hallucination Machine , to study how the brain processes the world and how that differs from reality and being in an altered state of consciousness without having to give test subjects drugs. (more...)
Advisor Group Inc. Raises Holdings in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG)
- November 27, 2017

About 75,091 shares traded. GTT Communications Inc (NYSE:GTT) has risen 78.59% since November 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.42% the S&P500. Therefore 27% are positive. UBS AG set a $345.00 price target on Chipotle Mexican Grill and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. (more...)
Snapchat Launches New Contextual Filters Snapchat Launches New Contextual Filters
- November 27, 2017

Just recently the company has launched a bunch of new filters that are pretty "smart". Like Snapchat's regular filters, you can bet brands will use the new graphics to crank out ads for their products. The filters are available in the normal carousel, accessed by swiping left and right. This is not the first time Snapchat has offered image recognition capabilities, though. (more...)
Honor V10 to launch in India in January, 2018 Honor V10 to launch in India in January, 2018
- November 27, 2017

Talking about some of the features and specs of the device, Honor V10 will come with 6GB of RAM along with 128GB internal memory. As far as specifications are concerned, the V10 is expected to feature a 6-inch minimum bezels display with 18:9 aspect ratio. (more...)
Epic sues a fourteen-year-old for cheating in Fortnite Epic sues a fourteen-year-old for cheating in Fortnite
- November 27, 2017

In an odd move last month, Epic Games, the studio behind Fortnite , went beyond banning two players who had been caught cheating by getting the law involved. Epic Games has no capability of proving any form of modification. She claims Epic is using her son "as a scapegoat" because it can not curb cheaters. (more...)
Major Advertisers Flee YouTube Over Videos Exploiting Children Major Advertisers Flee YouTube Over Videos Exploiting Children
- November 27, 2017

The decision made by the brands comes despite YouTube laying out a plan that will see it taking a tougher stance on predatory behaviour and exploitative videos in order to keep kids safer on the platform in future. This is the second content-related scandal this year. This statement was in response to criticism faced by the company with allegations that they had failed to protect children from adult content. (more...)
Great Barrier Reef in danger
- November 27, 2017

According to Harrison, the discovery presents a fresh perspective on the problem which he hopes will only bring new revelations into large-scale restoration through the use of millions of coral larvae. Great Barrier Reef Foundation managing director Anna Marsden says the research is an important step for the reef, but one that shouldn't lessen the strong action needed against climate change . (more...)
Samsung's new 'graphene ball' tech promises 5x faster battery charging Samsung's new 'graphene ball' tech promises 5x faster battery charging
- November 27, 2017

Aside from being longer-lasting, Samsung's new graphene balls will also allow li-ion batteries to charge up to 5 times faster than before. "Batteries that use graphene ball can also maintain a temperature of 60 degrees Celsius that is required for use in electric cars". (more...)
Farfetch'd lands in Pokémon Go Farfetch'd lands in Pokémon Go
- November 27, 2017

If you're not planning on heading over to Asia anytime soon, make sure you catch this Pokémon while you still have the chance. But, as of the early hours of Sunday morning - and comfortably within the time limit - this total has been reached. (more...)
Amazon launches cloud-based 3D editor
- November 27, 2017

Once a developer has created a 3D scene, they can publish and run it on a number of platforms - including Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and iOS. "Customers across industries see the potential of VR and AR technologies for a wide range of uses - from educating and training employees to creating new customer experiences", said Marco Argenti, vice president of technology at AWS. (more...)
Steam Concurrent Users Reach All-Time High at 17 Million
- November 27, 2017

If all of the sales went well for Valve and those users online actually followed through with their Black Friday intentions and purchased something, you can expect plenty of them to return and keep that user number fairly high for some time. (more...)
'Substitute Phone' relieves addiction to fiddling with smartphones
- November 27, 2017

I say product because this really isn't an actual phone, but simply a smartphone-shaped block of high-grade plastic which features a line of stone beads set vertically, horizontally or diagonally. Substitute Phone models are not for sale yet, although the designer's website lists a personal shop opening soon where people will also be able to acquire other creations. (more...)
Important new features coming soon to Microsoft Launcher for Android
- November 27, 2017

The Android app has a ton of new options, including improvements and customization options. Microsoft has made a few design changes in the interface that would make searching and accessing apps a lot easier. Also, the apps and widgets can be moved to half of the grid cells with the new subgrid support. If that sounds like your cup of tea, give it a go by grabbing AIO launcher from Google Play . (more...)
Gionee M7 Plus, S11s, F6, F205 and more with FullView displays announced Gionee M7 Plus, S11s, F6, F205 and more with FullView displays announced
- November 27, 2017

The glass and the metal-clad phone has a frame made of stainless steel and features a shiny finish with optical nano coating. The Gionee F6 sports a 5.7 inch 1440 x 720 pixels HD display with Snapdragon 430 processor paired with 3 GB of RAM with 32 GB expandable storage under the hood. (more...)