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October 2017's Games With Gold titles revealed for Xbox One, 360 October 2017's Games With Gold titles revealed for Xbox One, 360
- September 27, 2017

Then Medal of Honor: Airborne will be available to download from 16th October to 31st October. The title will engage their logic skills on Jupiter's moon Europa. This paratrooper-focused shooter set inWorld War II comes from Electronic Arts' long-running military first-person shooter series. Since both titles are backward compatible, subscribers on the Xbox One will be able to download these games for free as well during the aforementioned timeframe. (more...)
Ubisoft Reveals Limited Edition Assassin's Creed: Origins Headphones Ubisoft Reveals Limited Edition Assassin's Creed: Origins Headphones
- September 27, 2017

Stripping combat and narrative out of the equation, players will be able to explore the game world and indulge their desire to learn about the era. "This is really dear to my heart and many of our developers", said Jean Guesdon, creative director of Assassin's Creed Origins , during a preview event. (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Wells Fargo & Company Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Wells Fargo & Company
- September 27, 2017

Northland Securities reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $17.50 price objective on shares of Advanced Micro Devices in a research note on Friday, June 23rd. This recommendation lands on a scale between 1 and 5. As its institutional ownership stands at 71.70%, the ownership flows provide evidence to be a good test of stock returns. (more...)
Sony confirms new design for next-gen smartphones Sony confirms new design for next-gen smartphones
- September 27, 2017

He also suggests that it will come in a new model of phones, not the X series which utilizes their omnibalance design. Kenichiro Hibi, the Managing Director of Sony India since 2012, went on record with local media after the somewhat muted expansion event of the Xperia XZ1 , telling us to "expect a complete new design" from a "new generation of products" now in the works. (more...)
Lebanon's MEA halts flights to Iraq's Kurdish region
- September 27, 2017

Shares of Turkish Airlines fell 4.7 percent, while shares of low-priced rival Pegasus fell 2.9 percent immediately after the statement. On Wednesday, Iraq's Civil Aviation Authority requested foreign airlines suspend flights to the KRG-held areas by Friday. (more...)
Delta to offer free messaging in-flight Delta to offer free messaging in-flight
- September 27, 2017

Delta flights worldwide will have free texting through a Gogo app, starting Sunday. Delta CEO Ed Bastion announced the new program in an interview on CBS This Morning on Wednesday. When asked if in-flight calls would be next for Delta, Bastian said "never in my lifetime". Delta Airlines has a plan that'll totally change the USA flying experience. (more...)
Unity Issues Behind Delay of Yooka-Laylee on Switch Unity Issues Behind Delay of Yooka-Laylee on Switch
- September 27, 2017

The spiritual successor to Banjo Kazooie, Yooka-Laylee, is still on track to get a Nintendo Switch release but developer Playtonic has run into a bit of trouble. Thanks as ever for your patience and please bear with us - we are getting there!', it also shared a little footage of the game in action on the Switch. (more...)
Airtel becomes first Indian company to deploy 5G-ready technology Airtel becomes first Indian company to deploy 5G-ready technology
- September 27, 2017

Airtel has described the Massive MIMO as a "pre-5G technology" that will make the network future ready for meeting the data demand going ahead. The technology will also be rolled out to other parts of the country "soon", it added. It will also enable multiple users and devices to work simultaneously without facing any congestion. According to the company, the solution adopts large-scale antenna arrays that are able to control the width and tilt, both vertical and horizontal, for 3D ... (more...)
Zambian coach calls for cool heads against Nigeria Zambian coach calls for cool heads against Nigeria
- September 27, 2017

The Super Eagles are top of Group B with 10 points, while Chipolopolo lie second with seven points following a 1-1 draw with Cameroon and home and away triumphs over Algeria. Let's win together next month. "The only thing is, where they are little lapses, the coaches should work on them in order for it not to be exploited by the Zambians", Adepoju said. (more...)
Microsoft's LTE Surface Pro expected to launch on December 1st Microsoft's LTE Surface Pro expected to launch on December 1st
- September 27, 2017

We will keep you posted if we have anymore info on the launch and specifications of the Surface Pro LTE device before the event. The Verge reached out to Microsoft to confirm the December 1st availability date, but the company refused to confirm Golik's comment. (more...)
New Firefox Quantum Browser Gets Official New Firefox Quantum Browser Gets Official
- September 27, 2017

The browser maker explained that Firefox has historically run on just one CPU core, meaning it could only process commands in a single stream and do just one thing at a time. - It has the new Photon design, faster and more fluid. "Firefox Quantum feels right at home with today's mouse and touch-driven operating systems: Windows 10, macOS High Sierra, Android Oreo, and iOS 11", Mozilla said. (more...)
Microsoft worked on an Xbox Smartwatch in 2013 Microsoft worked on an Xbox Smartwatch in 2013
- September 27, 2017

Microsoft, being one of those companies, has covered many technological sectors and recently we came to know about a project that involved the technology present in smartwatch and the Xbox family. These images are via Suomi Mobiili and appear to show a Xbox branded smartwatch, with a heartbeat monitor and some sort of port. Rumours of an Xbox watch first appeared in 2013 although ultimately nothing was ever announced or seen. (more...)
Watch Porsche 911 GT2 RS set new 'Ring record Watch Porsche 911 GT2 RS set new 'Ring record
- September 27, 2017

Also claiming the second-fastest road auto record with a time of 6:47.30 - just 1.4sec slower than the all-electric Nio EP9 hypercar - Porsche broke its own target of 7:05.00 by nearly 18 seconds. Their target was a lap of less than 7m05s around the full, notoriously hard 20.6km/h circuit - but the lap record for street legal sports-cars, set in October 2016 by a Lamborghini Huracan LP640-4 Performante, stood at 6.52.01s. (more...)
Xiaomi Launches Mi Bluetooth Speaker (Basic 2) | Know Specs, Connectivity & Price Xiaomi Launches Mi Bluetooth Speaker (Basic 2) | Know Specs, Connectivity & Price
- September 27, 2017

Starting 10 AM, the sale will take place on Mi.com and will last till September 29 during which a wide range of offers, deals, discounts rewards and exciting prizes will be offered by the company. Xiaomi's Mi Air Purifier 2, which we added just to check its availability the second time we made an attempt to make a purchase, was also unavailable. (more...)
Fantasy College Football Breaking News Fantasy College Football Breaking News
- September 27, 2017

Tom Osborne recruited Rimington out of working-class South Omaha, and he redefined the center's position with his rare combination of strength and speed. Rimington is a revered figure in the state. From the Esiason Foundation website: Under his leadership, BEF has instituted and developed a variety of educational programs, scholarships and new media initiatives that have directly benefited cystic fibrosis communities nationwide. (more...)
Atlus Comments on RPCS3 Persona 5 Takedown Atlus Comments on RPCS3 Persona 5 Takedown
- September 27, 2017

This is not the first time Atlus gave warnings about the consequences of misusing their content by their standards; upon Persona 5's initial launch, Atlus released a statement restricting gamers on posting certain content of the game during streams or reviews. (more...)
BMW Testing 2-Series Gran Coupe On Public Roads BMW Testing 2-Series Gran Coupe On Public Roads
- September 27, 2017

Given the car's proportions and the position of the front wheels in relation to the front doors, the 2 Series Gran Coupe looks as though its based on a front-wheel drive platform, most likely shared with the next-generation BMW 1 Series . (more...)
Windows 10 for PCs build 16296 now available in the Slow ring Windows 10 for PCs build 16296 now available in the Slow ring
- September 27, 2017

Today at Ignite, we shared our vision for empowering these workers, now underserved by technology, with Microsoft 365 F1, a new plan created to maximize the impact of the Firstline Worker. That's good news for actual adults, though I still question the viability of Windows 10 S, of course. All of these computers are tailored for use with Windows 10 S, which makes it easy to get work done whether you're in the office or not. (more...)
Analysts' Ratings Review: Blackberry Limited (BBRY)
- September 27, 2017

It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 06/01/17, and 52-week low price on 03/09/17. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 63.32% of the company's stock. Susquehanna initiated Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Monday, August 10. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 16 by Imperial Capital. The brokerage now has a market perform rating on the stock. (more...)
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactur (NYSE:TSM) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume
- September 27, 2017

Dupont Capital Management Corp who had been investing in Taiwan Semiconductor Sp Adr for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $184.19 billion market cap company. Ltd. (ADR)'s analysts see 30.95% EPS growth. The hedge fund run by Leon Lowenstein held 154,000 shares of the other specialty stores company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $17.96M, up from 121,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Panasonic unveils Eluga I4 mid-ranger Panasonic unveils Eluga I4 mid-ranger
- September 27, 2017

It is hard understanding why the Panasonic Eluga 14 exists, as its specs positions it as a lite version of the Eluga Ray 500 but with an unjustifiable price. It has 16GB storage with the option to expand storage up to 128GB. Other features include OTG support, fingerprint sensor, 4G VoLTE connectivity, Global Positioning System and Wi Fi. (more...)
The Last Of Us Part II Stop Sign Theme Now Available The Last Of Us Part II Stop Sign Theme Now Available
- September 27, 2017

It marks the day that the cordyceps infection that almost destroys civilization in the original Last Of Us game hit critical mass, throwing the world into chaos and driving humanity into walled cities and quarantine zones that do their best to survive against the infected. (more...)
China blocks WhatsApp ahead of Communist Party meet China blocks WhatsApp ahead of Communist Party meet
- September 27, 2017

The Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI) reported that the network measurement data has shown the blocked access of WhatsApp by the Chinese internet service providers on Saturday. Such software, called virtual private networks (VPN), allow people in China to access any website, even those that are blocked. The restrictions it appears are targeted specifically to users that are China-based. (more...)
Street Fighter 5 Takes Another Shot At Cammy's SF2 Stage Street Fighter 5 Takes Another Shot At Cammy's SF2 Stage
- September 27, 2017

The new costumes will be available on PlayStation 4 and Steam for $4 each starting on September 26. Capcom is bringing 13 new costumes to Street Fighter V. This stage will cost 70,000 Fight Money or $3.99/ €3.99 to purchase as a DLC. All of these can also be purchased individually. Bison, and FANG get their own special Halloween costumes that turn the fighters into mummies, demons, and various other creeptastic monsters that you can outfit them in as they square off against characters ... (more...)
Despite Nursing Home Industry Pushback, Scott Not Backing Down From Emergency Rule Despite Nursing Home Industry Pushback, Scott Not Backing Down From Emergency Rule
- September 27, 2017

The governor's office says the calls were returned by someone from the state Department of Health. Following Hurrican Irma, 11 nursing home residents died when a tree knocked out their air conditioning. That death toll has since risen to 11. On Thursday night, Scott suspended Medicaid payments to the facility. Scott did, however, deliberately give out his cell number to nursing homes and assisted living facilities before Irma hit, for the express goal of reporting concerns, and the ... (more...)
Western Digital Still Hopes to Block Toshiba Chip Sale Western Digital Still Hopes to Block Toshiba Chip Sale
- September 27, 2017

The legal maneuvers by Western Digital may well put a kink in the works of Toshiba's plans to sell its chip unit to the Bain group, which also includes South Korean memory chip vendor sk Hynix, Apple, Dell and Japanese government-backed organizations Innovation Network Corp. (more...)
Microsoft Could Have Bought Minecraft As Early As 2011 Microsoft Could Have Bought Minecraft As Early As 2011
- September 27, 2017

Microsoft has been pursuing a means of producing qubits based on the manipulation of subatomic particles called Majorana fermions, which it believes should reduce the instability inherent in the technology and make it less error-prone, but it hasn't yet created a working quantum bit. (more...)
Twitter wants to double the length of tweets to 280 characters Twitter wants to double the length of tweets to 280 characters
- September 27, 2017

It won't say specifically how many people are participating in the test. "Although we feel confident about our data and the positive impact this change will have, we want to try it out with a small group of people before we make a decision to launch to everyone ", the post said . (more...)
Large auto dealership cuts ties with Von Miller over national anthem protest Large auto dealership cuts ties with Von Miller over national anthem protest
- September 27, 2017

But when Taylor reached out to accept Miller's offer, he quickly pulled his hand away in classic "too slow" fashion, walking away and leaving Taylor on his back. Mike Pereira and Dean Blandino, who each once headed National Football League officials, are now FOX network analysts and each said the decision by referee Carl Cheffers to penalize Miller for his "too slow" prank on Buffalo quarterback Tyrod Taylor was an "overreaction". (more...)
(NYSE:LYV) Shares Bought by Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc
- September 26, 2017

Hawaiian Holdings Inc now has $2.02B valuation. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.23 on September 22, reaching $105.56. 100,000 shares traded per day would be a minimum for most traders and some require 1,000,000. Rafferty Asset Management Limited Liability, New York-based fund reported 61,462 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 10,727 shares stake. (more...)