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Atari Reveals New Console Pre-Sale Date, Price, and More Atari Reveals New Console Pre-Sale Date, Price, and More
- April 30, 2018

Assuming the crowdfunding angle doesn't bother you, then you'll be able to reserve a VCS for yourself for $199. After months of speculation, Atari sent word out that pre-sales for the Atari VCS console will begin on May 30 via Indiegogo . (more...)
Techland Now Own The Call Of Juarez Series Techland Now Own The Call Of Juarez Series
- April 30, 2018

Developer Techland today announced that the publishing rights for the popular Call of Juarez series have returned to the studio after its "successful partnership" with Ubisoft. "We'll continue the great efforts of Ubisoft and support the fans of the Call of Juarez universe in the same dutiful and passionate way". Meet the legendary outlaws: Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, Jesse James... (more...)
Delhi man steals pictures from Facebook, Instagram to blackmail women; arrested
- April 30, 2018

During investigation, the woman told the police she had come across a person on Facebook who claimed that the person, who had created her fake Instagram account, had also duped him by demanding money from him for Instagram chatting. The police traced him down to Gurugram where he and his father ran a meat shop. Through these profiles he used to invite men for "friendship" and also used to accept each and every friendship request. (more...)
Joy Reid Denies Writing Troubling Homophobic Posts... But Can't Prove It Joy Reid Denies Writing Troubling Homophobic Posts... But Can't Prove It
- April 30, 2018

Noting the hypocrisy was 'clear, ' he added that liberal groups had called for a boycott of Fox News host Laura Ingraham over remarks she made about Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg. Last week, @Jamie_Maz tweeted dozens more screenshots, also allegedly from Reid's old blog, that included statements such as "most straight people cringe at the sight of two men kissing" and "adult gay men tend to be attracted to very young, post-pubescent types". (more...)
IRobot (IRBT) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub
- April 30, 2018

Irobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT ) up 2.07% to close at the price of $58.24. It has underperformed by 7.11% the S&P500. Baillie Gifford & Company increased Irobot ( IRBT ) stake by 4.29% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT ). Moreover, Raymond James Serv Advsr has 0% invested in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT ). (more...)
Phil Spencer Talks First-Party Xbox Battle Royale Games Phil Spencer Talks First-Party Xbox Battle Royale Games
- April 30, 2018

Fans must calm their expectations. So what this apparently seems to suggest is that we certainly can not expect any standalone Battle Royale game from any of the Microsoft studios. However, the consistently communicative Xbox boss, Phil Spencer, doesn't want to simply jump on the bandwagon. For now, Microsoft just needs to wait in order to give its developers more time to create epic games. (more...)
Roglic wins Tour de Romandie Roglic wins Tour de Romandie
- April 30, 2018

Astana's Jakob Fuglsang sealed victory in the fourth and penultimate stage of the Tour of Romandie Saturday as overnight leader Primoz Roglic (Lotto NL) reinforced his grip on the yellow jersey. Defending champion Richie Porte of Australia stayed third, trailing Roglic by 35 seconds. The 24-year-old German broke from the leading group inside the last 200 metres of the 181.8 kilometres stage from Mont-sur-Rolle to Geneva, the fifth and final leg of this International Cycling Union ... (more...)
NHS bets on Windows 10 to prevent next WannaCry NHS bets on Windows 10 to prevent next WannaCry
- April 30, 2018

Microsoft pulled its support for Windows XP some four years ago. The new multi-million pound Microsoft package will ensure NHS systems have the most up-to-date software with the latest security settings says the Government. This will include a £21m upgrade to upgrade firewalls network infrastructure at major trauma centre hospitals and ambulance trusts, £39m to address infrastructure weaknesses, and a new text messaging alert system to ensure trusts have access to accurate information. (more...)
OnePlus 6 Smartphone will beat Apple & Google Phones OnePlus 6 Smartphone will beat Apple & Google Phones
- April 30, 2018

The premium smartphone market contributes to 4% of the overall smartphone market in India, with the top three brands Samsung, OnePlus and Apple contributing to 95% of the segment. OnePlus is facing also tough competition in market because of its rivals such as Apple, Samsung and Google. A report by Fast Company states that Apple top management is disappointed by the performance of the iPhone X in the market and therefore has reduced the orders for the phone by nearly half than what it ... (more...)
HTC U12+ revealed in hands-on images with four cameras and no notch HTC U12+ revealed in hands-on images with four cameras and no notch
- April 30, 2018

Instead, the company has gone the route of LG G6 opting for a tall display with minimal bezels to keep the phone secure and protected from bumps. Talking about the frame, the power button and two volume keys are on the right, whereas the SIM card and microSD card slot is on the left. (more...)
Central American 'Caravan' Migrants to Seek Asylum at US-Mexico Border Central American 'Caravan' Migrants to Seek Asylum at US-Mexico Border
- April 30, 2018

But if they can meet that deadline, the rejected migrants can be flown home without being allowed to file for asylum. "To say that we don't respect peoples' rights is completely false", Judd said Saturday. "The good thing is there have been lots of good people who supported us a lot", said Honduran Reina Garcia. "We are asking the Mexican government to come through with their promises". (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2's 3rd Trailer Announced Ahead Of Time Red Dead Redemption 2's 3rd Trailer Announced Ahead Of Time
- April 30, 2018

Taking to Twitter , Rockstar confirmed that the third trailer for Red Dead Redemption II drops this week on Wednesday, May 2. Below are the first two trailers released for the game in case you need to get up to speed. Wednesday's new RDR2 trailer might provide some details. The game is scheduled for release for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on 26 October 2018. No PC release information has been revealed, and if Red Dead Redemption is any indicator, may never come. (more...)
Huntsman Corp (NYSE:HUN) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Up in Q4 2017
- April 30, 2018

The firm has a market capitalization of $7,203.23, a PE ratio of 10.46, a PEG ratio of 1.29 and a beta of 2.72. (SBGI) stock has performed -3.18% and it registered share value at $28.9 in Thursday trading session. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 15.7% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that Huntsman will post 2.8 earnings per share for the current year. (more...)
Land Rover turns 70! Land Rover turns 70!
- April 30, 2018

Tonight at 8pm BST, the Coventry-based vehicle maker will launch a live online broadcast ( watch it here later) from the Land Rover Classic Workshop that will feature originals such as "HUE", the first prototype Land Rover, and the first two-door Range Rover, as well as current models including the Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Velar . (more...)
Are Analysts Bearish Tetra Tech, Inc
- April 30, 2018

Waste Mgmt Inc Del now has $35.59 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $9.92. (NYSE:MWA) has declined 6.32% since April 29, 2017 and is downtrending. has 0.42% invested in the company for 8.08 million shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 11,105 shares or 0.01% of their U.S. portfolio. (more...)
YouTube helps advertisers reach cord cutters via light TV viewers YouTube helps advertisers reach cord cutters via light TV viewers
- April 30, 2018

YouTube has also introduced a new segment in Ad Words called " light TV viewers ", the goal of which is to enable advertisers to better reach cord cutters and people who consume most of their TV and video content online. Preferred is the paid ad program for the top five percent most-popular YouTube channels. Nielsen reports that over half of USA consumers aged 18-49 are light TV viewers , or a third of the total TV audience on minutes viewed. (more...)
BlackBerry Athena leaked on TENAA certification BlackBerry Athena leaked on TENAA certification
- April 30, 2018

The TENAA listing also highlights that the handset has a 4G LTE and includes dual-SIM support. The leaked image suggests that the phone will come with a dual-camera module. On the camera front, the smartphone offers a 12-megapixel rear camera with a Sony IMX378 sensor and an 8-megapixel front facing the camera with a wide-angle lens and a flash module. (more...)
J & J Snack Foods (NASDAQ:JJSF) Upgraded to "Buy" by BidaskClub
- April 30, 2018

After $0.78 EPS was reported last quarter, analysts now see EPS growth of 29.49 % for J&J Snack Foods Corp. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 99,872 shares in the company, valued at $13,916,164.48. They set a "sector weight" rating on the stock. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $12500 target. Jefferies maintained J&J Snack Foods Corp. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Friday, October 9. (more...)
Former AMD Marketing Director Chris Hook Now With Intel Former AMD Marketing Director Chris Hook Now With Intel
- April 30, 2018

After news of former AMD lead architect Jim Keller moving to Intel a few days ago, it comes as no surprise that he is not the only one being poached by AMD's biggest rival. As such he will be responsible for the driving strategy for the eventual launch of the product. Chris Hook said, "Intel will be growing its technology portfolio across computing, graphics, media, imaging and machine intelligence for clients and data centers, AI, and edge computing". (more...)
DUH: Apple is 'disappointed' with iPhone X sales, so are we DUH: Apple is 'disappointed' with iPhone X sales, so are we
- April 30, 2018

Tim Cook was the last company executive to go on the record about sales performance of the tenth-anniversary iPhone, and he did so in February, the same month Counterpoint Research reported on. While results on Tuesday will likely show slower Apple growth, this broader iPhone strategy could revive sales when the new devices come out toward the end of 2018. (more...)
Google Doodle Pays Tribute to 'Father of Indian cinema' Dadasaheb Phalke Google Doodle Pays Tribute to 'Father of Indian cinema' Dadasaheb Phalke
- April 30, 2018

In his 19 years of experience in Indian cinema , he made 95 films and 26 short films. He began his career as a small town photographer in Godhra but left it soon after the death of his first wife and child during an outbreak of the bubonic plague, a type of bacterial infection which is also known as the Black Death. (more...)
UAE's telecoms regulator in talks to lift Skype, FaceTime ban UAE's telecoms regulator in talks to lift Skype, FaceTime ban
- April 30, 2018

Arabic newspaper Al Ittihad cited Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) director general Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri as confirming the talks on Sunday. Providers such as Etisalat and Emirates Integrated Communications now offer their own versions of paid-for video apps such as Botim and C'Me, for which the number of users is "on the rise", according to Al Mansoori. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Band 3 likely to launch soon; image surfaces online Xiaomi Mi Band 3 likely to launch soon; image surfaces online
- April 30, 2018

Xiaomi recently took the wraps off its gaming smartphone called Black Shark , and at the event, CEO Lei Jun was spotted wearing a yet-to-be-released product. If Xiaomi ships Mi Band 3 without a physical button, then it indicates the fact that the device will include a full touch display including support for gesture control. (more...)
New Symmetra rework details and season 10 revealed New Symmetra rework details and season 10 revealed
- April 30, 2018

The biggest changes will be made to Symmetra's turrets, which have been reduced from a maximum of 6 to 3 and will now deal more damage and reduce movement speed by a greater amount. The teleporter will be similar to what it was before, except the exit can now be placed up to 25 meters away. The entrance will now be in front of Symmetra instead of a spawn room. (more...)
Apple's Siri Gives NSFW Answer When Asked to Define 'Mother' Apple's Siri Gives NSFW Answer When Asked to Define 'Mother'
- April 30, 2018

She will then ask if you'd like to hear the next response. It also doesn't seem to be content with offering just the best and most relevant result, preferring to burden the user with the choice from multiple answers. Shouldn't Siri have some kind of Explicit filter before anything is said?" asked a Redditor iComputerGeek101. It's worth mentioning that Siri's insensitive response isn't Apple's fault entirely. (more...)
Anticipated $0.06 EPS for TransAlta Corporation (TA) as of May, 4
- April 30, 2018

About 5,137 shares traded. TransAlta has a 52-week low of C$6.31 and a 52-week high of C$8.50. The company had revenue of C$638.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of C$605.06 million. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $7.00. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 31st. TransAlta Corporation operates as non-regulated electricity generation and energy marketing firm in Canada, the United States, ... (more...)
Huawei could be working on its own OS as an Android alternative Huawei could be working on its own OS as an Android alternative
- April 30, 2018

It is now reported that Huawei, one of the world's leading smartphone and telecom equipment manufacturer has started working on a Chinese smartphone operating system for its devices. The company has invested billions of dollars in research and development and has developed its own Kirin chipset that it uses in mobile phones, including the high-end P20 model which was released earlier this month. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6 Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6
- April 30, 2018

A video of Samsung A6 (2018 ) has been spotted , which shows all it's specs and features. But, they do have a metal unibody design and taller 18:5:9 Super AMOLED displays. Some Galaxy A6 + specs including the screen resolution and size are revealed by the TENAA list. Like its smaller sibling, the storage configuration may vary based on the regions it will be sold. (more...)
EPS for Photronics, Inc. (PLAB) Expected At $0.07
- April 30, 2018

PLAB stock traded down $0.10 during trading on Friday, hitting $7.80. About 252,326 shares traded. Since April 29, 2017 PLAB has declined 25.69% and is downtrending. Photronics has a twelve month low of $7.20 and a twelve month high of $11.75. On Wednesday, April 11 FIEDEROWICZ WALTER M sold $49,590 worth of Photronics, Inc . (more...)
Senator insists on call to impeach Buhari Senator insists on call to impeach Buhari
- April 30, 2018

Stella Evbomwan and our gallant State Youth Leader, Arc Thaddeus Irabor and others are arrested and prosecuted immediately. Because of selfish interest here and they want to show the President that everybody could be cowed in Edo. "I want to tell you that the whole world is watching and I have followed the path of the law". He described as laughable the PDP's threat to report the incident to the Police, as the Commissioner of Police witnessed the incident and was instrumental in placating ... (more...)