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Vivo Y69 launched for Rs 14990 Vivo Y69 launched for Rs 14990
- August 26, 2017

They came up with the resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels on a 5.5 inch HD IP Display screen and the sleek design makes the device quite attractive and handy. In terms of camera specifications, "Y69" features a 13 MP rear camera with "Live Photo" feature. The device runs Android 7.0 Nougat based FunTouch OS 3.2, and there is a 3000 mAh battery powering the phone. (more...)
Google memo writer hires Republican Party official as lawyer Google memo writer hires Republican Party official as lawyer
- August 26, 2017

On top of all this, Dhillon's firm has reached out to Google employees , asking if any of them feel as though they've been discriminated against due to their political views. She was a delegate and delivered a Sikh prayer at the 2016 Republican National Convention. In one of those cases, she is representing the California Bail Agents Association "fighting a class-action lawsuit alleging that San Francisco's bail system discriminates against poor people who can't afford to post bond while ... (more...)
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) Shares Bought by American Century Companies Inc
- August 26, 2017

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in EW. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). (more...)
The Tantalizing Finale Clues Lurking in the Season 7 Soundtrack The Tantalizing Finale Clues Lurking in the Season 7 Soundtrack
- August 26, 2017

While there's still has a long way to go if Hollywood is ever going to tackle the gender wage gap, hopefully this news will get the ball rolling for other shows and movies to follow suit. In just six installments, Dany has come to Westeros and decimated the Lannisters, the Night King has revealed his true power , and a number of characters have been reintroduced just as others have died. (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Interna (NYSE:VRX) Experiences Lighter than Average Trading Volume Valeant Pharmaceuticals Interna (NYSE:VRX) Experiences Lighter than Average Trading Volume
- August 26, 2017

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl now has $4.96 billion valuation. The stock now has Monthly Volatility of 4.45% and Weekly Volatility of 3.00%. ( VRX ) maintained activity of 17.91 million shares that trade hands on average basis while its relative volume is 0.60. (more...)
Minecraft Story Mode - The Complete Adventure Now Available on Switch Minecraft Story Mode - The Complete Adventure Now Available on Switch
- August 26, 2017

Hopefully, Telltale Games will release additional info soon. Nintendo would still have to wade through the brothel of legalese with Warner Bros., and either take the top or bottom in the deal when it comes to using the popular DC hero in any of their games. (more...)
Watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Adorable Porgs in Animated Action Watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Adorable Porgs in Animated Action
- August 26, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in regular and IMAX theaters on December 15, 2017. Titled "Keep Away", the clip shows a small group of porgs running while carrying BB-8's head, with the droid's soccer ball-like body in hot pursuit. Participating stores (the list is available on StarWars.com and includes Best Buy, Apple, Kohl's and Petco) will have a placard on display that says " Find the Force ". (more...)
Trump Targets New Venezuelan Debt in Latest Round of Sanctions Trump Targets New Venezuelan Debt in Latest Round of Sanctions
- August 25, 2017

Venezuela government bonds due in 2034 gained 2.3% to 38.875 cents at midday Friday, according to Thomson Reuters . The U.S. sanctions announced on Friday include a number of new restrictions on Venezuelan debt, including prohibiting most new debt issues and banning bond trading between the Venezuelan government and any institution in the U.S. (more...)
BlackBerry now wants to license out its security-focused version of Android BlackBerry now wants to license out its security-focused version of Android
- August 25, 2017

But BlackBerry's licensing strategy is reportedly close to entering stage two, when "various" global smartphone makers will be granted permission to sell devices under their own names running an extra-secure version of Android. Licensing the BlackBerry Secure OS could be an alternative for smartphone manufacturers, who want to develop more secure handsets without the huge software development cost. (more...)
Razer's latest controller brings Chroma to Xbox gamers Razer's latest controller brings Chroma to Xbox gamers
- August 25, 2017

Interchangeable thumbsticks and tactile switch action buttons also make the cut. It comes with an abundance of extra buttons, including a couple of remappable multi-function bumpers, four multi-function triggers plus a Quick Control Panel . (more...)
Moto X4 Specifications Leaked on US FCC Site, Launch Imminent Moto X4 Specifications Leaked on US FCC Site, Launch Imminent
- August 25, 2017

In a text book case of déjà vu, the Motorola MOTO X4 did not get announced today as was previously hinted at. The listing suggests Moto X4 to sport 5.2-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 coating. (more...)
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports
- August 25, 2017

IL decreased its position in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (NYSE: TSM ) by 2.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The rating was upgraded by Susquehanna on Tuesday, October 4 to "Neutral". Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:TSM) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, December 11 by Credit Suisse. (more...)
Secret of Mana is getting the 3D remaster treatment Secret of Mana is getting the 3D remaster treatment
- August 25, 2017

Secret of Mana is due to hit PS4, Vita and PC on 15 February 2018. Unfortunately, the post itself either is not live or was live and has been taken down. According to the announcement, Secret of Mana "retains its long-held charm while incorporating improvements such as upgraded gameplay for modern platforms and a newly arranged musical score". (more...)
TV actors Rachana, Jeevan killed in vehicle crash TV actors Rachana, Jeevan killed in vehicle crash
- August 25, 2017

The deceased have been identified as Rachana, 23, a resident of Rajarajeshwari Nagar and Jeevan Suresh, 25, a resident of Ashok Nagar. They were passing near Solur on the Bengaluru-Mangaluru Highway around 2 am, when the accident occurred. Rachana Gowda started her acting career with TV serial Madhubala in 2014 and was part of Triveni Sangama . Apart from Rachana and Jeevan, their friends Ranjith, Honnesh, Eric and Utthamm, who were working with them in Mahanadi serial were also in the ... (more...)
Huawei teaser confirms Mate 10 launch date, Leica-branded dual-rear cameras Huawei teaser confirms Mate 10 launch date, Leica-branded dual-rear cameras
- August 25, 2017

There is no exact date, however, regarding the rumored early launch of Huawei Mate 10. Huge price cuts on the older device is a way for manufacturers to clear the shelves before the launch of the latest one. Huawei's forthcoming flagship, the Mate 10 is still a few months away, but the Chinese company has already started to take a jab at the competition. (more...)
Wal-Mart: Google This Amazon! Wal-Mart: Google This Amazon!
- August 25, 2017

But Amazon's competitors don't want to be left out, which is why they partnered up to compete in this nascent business. Earlier this week, the two announced a new alliance that bring Walmart's entire warehouse to the Google Express website, allowing consumers to order product through voice commands on Google Assistant, or directly through the Google Express site or app. (more...)
Goldman Sachs Boosts Rating On Packaging Corporation of Americ (PKG) To Goldman Sachs Boosts Rating On Packaging Corporation of Americ (PKG) To "Neutral"
- August 25, 2017

About 4,380 shares traded. Packaging Corp. Of America now has $10.13B valuation. It opened the session with a $108.34 price tag, later ranging from $108.11 to $109.89, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0.01% in Packaging Corp Of America (NYSE:PKG). California State Teachers Retirement holds 194,222 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. (more...)
LinkedIn begins native video support to increase social engagement LinkedIn begins native video support to increase social engagement
- August 25, 2017

LinkedIN isn't the only company chasing the video craze, just last week Reddit added a new feature that lets certain communities upload video directly to the site. (A tour of HotelTonight's dining facility is also shared.) That spot garnered 986 "Likes". READ NEXT : LinkedIn told it can't stop bots from scraping your personal data "Every day, millions of LinkedIn members have conversations about their work, career and interests", said LinkedIn . (more...)
Nikon D850 vs Nikon D810 - Key Differences Nikon D850 vs Nikon D810 - Key Differences
- August 25, 2017

Today, the company has surprised fans with the launch of its most powerful full-frame camera, that packs enough power to cause quite a dent in any photography enthusiast's wallet. The D850 is compatible with Nikon's wide range of FX-format lens. The new DSLR can shoot at 7 frames per second, in terms of continuous shooting. It should therefore provide a wholesome experience to the photographers. (more...)
Stocks To Watch This Week: The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Forestar Group Inc Stocks To Watch This Week: The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Forestar Group Inc
- August 25, 2017

Oconee Federal Financial (NASDAQ:OFED) has risen 41.16% since August 24, 2016 and is uptrending. The value in dollars increased from $13,029,000 to $13,917,000 increasing 6.8% since the last quarter. UBS upgraded the shares of KO in report on Friday, February 5 to "Buy" rating. The stock of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, July 12 by BMO Capital Markets. (more...)
Nigeria recall Chelsea ace Moses for WC qualifiers Nigeria recall Chelsea ace Moses for WC qualifiers
- August 25, 2017

Moses was left out of the Super Eagles friendly in March 2017 so he could settle in at his new club in China while injury ruled him out from the friendly games against Corsica and Togo in May/June and the crucial 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against South Africa which Nigeria lost at home 2-0. (more...)
Blizzard makes changes to Overwatch S6 competitive mode Blizzard makes changes to Overwatch S6 competitive mode
- August 25, 2017

In case of a loss, the game will check the current tier and skill rating of the player . With the duration of previous seasons being too short and too long, Blizzard attempts to find some middle ground. Blizzard will also be adjusting the calculations on how much skill rating is gained or lost after losing a match, with the development team stating that it will continue making adjustments. (more...)
Gylfi Sigurdsson Scores 1st Everton Goal With Unbelievable 50-Yard Line Volley Gylfi Sigurdsson Scores 1st Everton Goal With Unbelievable 50-Yard Line Volley
- August 25, 2017

Wayne Rooney was back in action a day after announcing his retirement from worldwide football with England, but it was the home side who threatened early on. Just days after the 1-1 Premier League draw with Manchester City , Ronald Koeman has rotated some of his side tonight, though Jordan Pickford keeps his place in goal. (more...)
Google Cloud Platform Opens To Public Internet For Cheaper Use Google Cloud Platform Opens To Public Internet For Cheaper Use
- August 25, 2017

The Premium Tier network delivers traffic over Google's global network, the post said, which is a private fiber network consisting of more than 100 points of presence (POPs) around the world. Inbound traffic in Google Cloud enters Google's network at the POP closest to the end user and is delivered to a company's application over the private network. (more...)
Destiny 2 Makes Smart Changes for Public Events Destiny 2 Makes Smart Changes for Public Events
- August 25, 2017

Devrim Kay is a grizzled ex-militiaman devoted to taking back the Dead Zone, and you'll be getting to know him well in Destiny 2. The Farm was briefly made available for players to explore during Destiny 2's open beta in July. Adventures are sort of like quests that are specifically related to the area. One of my favourite new tweaks in the Public Events comes in the form of one of the first such missions I ever encountered: Taking down a Fallen Walker. (more...)
Smuggler's Run Speeding Into Live Service on August 29th Smuggler's Run Speeding Into Live Service on August 29th
- August 25, 2017

The new range of aircraft will all be customisable and to enable you to show them all off there will be an expansive new hangars where all the aircraft obtained can be stored. Lastly, Rockstar has announced that a fresh batch of stunt races will be included during the fall of this year. You can seamlessly go from the land to seas and then to the air on the fly. (more...)
Maserati releases first images of the new Ghibli GranLusso Maserati releases first images of the new Ghibli GranLusso
- August 25, 2017

Based on this limited information, it's hard to understand right now why this auto is different from the last Ghibli-so hopefully Maserati will explain more regarding its promise that this package is "enriched with high-tech features" in China on Friday. (more...)
Mayawati rules out joining Lalu's rally in Patna Mayawati rules out joining Lalu's rally in Patna
- August 25, 2017

Lalu Prasad Yadav may have made up his mind to create and anti-BJP wave in the country, but it appears that his attempts are not getting the desired support, not even with leaders who were earlier ready to support him. Yadav said West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and rebel Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav have confirmed their presence at the rally. (more...)
Blizzard Is Testing Major Mercy And D.Va Changes In Overwatch PTR Blizzard Is Testing Major Mercy And D.Va Changes In Overwatch PTR
- August 25, 2017

This is where Blizzard tries out changes before making them available in the official game. Her big Rez instead is going to be a second ability used only for single allies on a cooldown in order to discourage the strategy of players telling a Mercy to hide until an entire team gets wiped out, only for her to glide in and resurrect the whole team. (more...)
Samsung Gear S4 release to battle Apple Watch
- August 25, 2017

DJ Koh, the tech giant's head of mobile, confirmed to CNBC that Samsung will launch a new Gear S smartwatch at IFA 2017 , which would likely be called the Gear S4 . It is also rumoured that the upcoming Gear smartwatch is going to be the first Gear smartwatch by Samsung to come with Tizen 3.0 operating system. (more...)