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My MP has asked the British government to regulate loot boxes : Games My MP has asked the British government to regulate loot boxes : Games
- October 16, 2017

The lack of clarity surrounding the legality of loot boxes is to be discussed in the UK Parliament as a result of a petition which has now garnered over 10,000 signatures. Zeichner has two questions for Karen Bradley, Secretary of State for the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Zeichner's formal questioning comes on behalf of a constituent, who wrote in Reddit's r/Games forum that he met with Zeichner about the subject. (more...)
Microsoft unveils treehouse meeting room at Washington campus Microsoft unveils treehouse meeting room at Washington campus
- October 16, 2017

MS staff have literally taken to the trees in new specially-built workspaces on its Redmond, Seattle, campus. Renowned designer Pete Nelson, who is known for his series " Treehouse Masters " airing on the Discovery Channel in Australia, is the man behind the tree houses. (more...)
Doom For Nintendo Switch Is Coming This November Doom For Nintendo Switch Is Coming This November
- October 16, 2017

Doom has been given a November 10 release date on Nintendo Switch, which is just a couple of weeks after the launch of Super Mario Odyssey. Revealed at Bethesda's E3 2017 Showcase, DOOM VFR is a new virtual reality game from legendary developer id Software, coming to PlayStation VR and VIVE platforms. (more...)
Dhanteras 2017: What to Buy and avoid on Dhanteras Dhanteras 2017: What to Buy and avoid on Dhanteras
- October 16, 2017

Dhanteras 2017- Date And Significance :- The most awaited festival of all, Diwali or Deepavali is here. People clean and decorate their houses and business premises with lighted diyas, candles, flowers and rangoli. To keep her husband awake, she also sang songs and told stories to him. The next day, when Yama, the god of Death arrived at the prince's doorstep in the guise of a Serpent, his eyes were dazzled and blinded by the brilliance of the lamps and the jewellery. (more...)
Samsung launches smart IoT tracker Connect Tag Samsung launches smart IoT tracker Connect Tag
- October 16, 2017

It is created to make it possible to keep track of anything you can't bear to lose, from a bag or keys, to a child or pet. The Samsung Connect Tag will work with GPS , Wi-Fi-based positioning (WPS) and Cell ID, so it can receive accurate location information both indoors and outdoors for effortless location tracking. (more...)
IPhone 7 available at Rs 7777 on Airtel online store, conditions apply
- October 16, 2017

As a part of their Project Next platform; Airtel will initially offer the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but will later increase the number of premium handsets that it will offer instant credit verification and financing, and bundled monthly plans. (more...)
Blu S1 launched with 13MP rear camera and Android Nougat Blu S1 launched with 13MP rear camera and Android Nougat
- October 16, 2017

Being a budget-oriented smartphone, the company still offers fingerprint scanner embedded into the home button. The MediaTek MT6750 chipset that includes a 64-bit 1.5GHz octa-core processor and Mali-T860 graphics powers the handset along with 2 GB of RAM. (more...)
Wi-Fi security flaw puts all wireless devices at risk of hijack
- October 16, 2017

WPA2 - the de facto standard for Wi-Fi password security worldwide - may have been compromised, with huge ramifications for nearly all of the Wi-Fi networks in our homes and businesses as well as for the networking companies that build them. (more...)
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017 Model Launched
- October 16, 2017

The device is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor. The phone's display resolution is also listed in one of the images, and it seems like Huawei opted for a regular fullHD (1920 x 1080) panel here, while a fullHD+ (2160 x 1080) display will probably be included in the Huawei Mate 10 Pro. (more...)
Western Digital To Use Microwaves To Write Data On Next Generation HDD Western Digital To Use Microwaves To Write Data On Next Generation HDD
- October 16, 2017

The data-storing abilities of hard drives could soon swell to 40 terabytes (TB) and beyond, says Western Digital . Western Digital said the bigger drives were made possible by finding a way to use microwaves to write data on 3.5in drives. (more...)
Morgan Stanley Reaffirms Morgan Stanley Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- October 16, 2017

CA's holdings in Apple were worth $15,679,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Apple by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and forty-five have given a buy rating to the company. Samsung's chip manufacturing operations are, at the end of the day, part of the overall Samsung Electronics company. (more...)
Leaked Poster Of Xiaomi Redmi 5A Reveals 8-Day Battery Life Leaked Poster Of Xiaomi Redmi 5A Reveals 8-Day Battery Life
- October 16, 2017

Some other details of the new phone were also seen. It was first spotted by GizmoChina . Previous year the Chinese smartphone giant, Xiaomi released Redmi 4A and approximately more than 2.5 lakh phones were sold on the first day of sale. (more...)
AITEO CUP FINAL PHOTOS: Akwa United clinch second trophy in 2 years AITEO CUP FINAL PHOTOS: Akwa United clinch second trophy in 2 years
- October 16, 2017

The tie didn't live up to its billing as both teams approached the game with caution and it was nearly impossible for either side to create anything special. Musa Newman was let down by a poor first touch just before half-time, with the teams having to wait until penalties to decide the final. It can be recalled that Akwa United won in 2015 after edging Lobi Stars 2-1 in the final. (more...)
Irobot Corp (NASDAQ:IRBT) Institutional Investors 2017 Q2 Sentiment
- October 15, 2017

Goldman Sachs MLP Income Opportun Fund (NYSE:GMZ) has risen 11.38% since October 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.87% the S&P500. Zacks upgraded the shares of VSI in report on Saturday, August 8 to "Sell" rating. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC now owns 12,803 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $748,000 after buying an additional 5,494 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Pro Kabaddi 2017, Patna Pirates vs Tamil Thalaivas, Highlights Pro Kabaddi 2017, Patna Pirates vs Tamil Thalaivas, Highlights
- October 15, 2017

Patna Pirates have been in great form this season as well. " Tamil Thalaivas " Ajay Thakur is a distant second. In the first match, Tamil Thalaivas with no chance of a paly-off berth took on Patna Pirates , who had already booked its spot. (more...)
Razer Smartphone With 5.7-Inch QHD Display, 8GB RAM Spotted Online Razer Smartphone With 5.7-Inch QHD Display, 8GB RAM Spotted Online
- October 15, 2017

Razer's new gaming device has been spotted today on GFXBENCH revealing all its key specs such as the processor, RAM, storage, and screen size as well a hint for its name. Razer's first-ever smartphone will target "hardcore-gamers" when it arrives on November 1. In addition, there is also a dual-camera situated at the top corner of the chassis but for now, we do not know how the secondary camera is going to behave. (more...)
Samsung might soon roll out the Bixby 2.0 update Samsung might soon roll out the Bixby 2.0 update
- October 15, 2017

Samsung has already set the date for its annual developer conference in San Francisco on October 18, which is just a three days away from now. However Samsung denied the speculation, saying, "Chung's new move can not be seen as Rhee's replacement, Rhee will continue to remain as the head of development 1 division that oversees the service intelligence group". (more...)
Kyrgyz presidential elections kick off Kyrgyz presidential elections kick off
- October 15, 2017

This information came from the press conference held today in Bishkek. Elections tomorrow in Kyrgyzstan may change that. "Monitoring is also carried out by public observers and observers of presidential candidates", Central Election Commission Chair Nurzhan Shaildabekova said. (more...)
Ed Boon Discusses Bringing Injustice 2 And NetherRealm Games To Nintendo Switch Ed Boon Discusses Bringing Injustice 2 And NetherRealm Games To Nintendo Switch
- October 15, 2017

In an interview with Gamespot , he discussed how the game could potentially run on any platform, if only with a few technical differences. Little has been heard about the Nintendo Switch version of the latest and greatest snow sports game, Steep , and chances are we won't be hearing about it for some time. (more...)
Star Wars Battlefront 2 to receive changes after beta
- October 15, 2017

Along with loot, they're reworking characters and gameplay based on player feedback. The developers also announced that they're implementing a feature at launch that "rewards all players in a spawn wave", which it hopes will let players stick together and work as a team. (more...)
Nokia 8: a ready reckoner
- October 15, 2017

Its protruding dual camera setup arranged vertically, however, brings the thickness to 8.9 mm. The device is expected to release later this year, or early next year, and could possibly arrive with Android Oreo onboard. However, HMD's Chief Marketing Officer, Pekka Rantal, dropped some hints on the sales numbers of the Nokia devices. You will appreciate the Nokia difference when you feel it in real-life. (more...)
Portland Trail Blazers' CJ McCollum suspended one game for leaving bench
- October 15, 2017

The Blazers begin the season with three road games. Overall, McCollum is in his fourth year with the Blazers. Swanigan came back at Len hard, forcing the refs to pull them apart as the two big men exchanged words. Now I'm sure everyone can appreciate having a great teammate like McCollum, but National Basketball Association rules prohibit players from emptying the bench during on-court altercations. (more...)
Massive fire erupts at Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site Massive fire erupts at Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site
- October 14, 2017

As per initial inputs, at least 5 fire tenders were rushed to spot. Asked about the cause of the fire, he said, "It has not been ascertained yet". However, the official denied any such problem. It landfill site was saturated in 2002, and the civic body has been "looking for an alternative site for long time, but a clearance from the NGT is needed". (more...)
OnePlus 3/3T starts getting Android Oreo based OxygenOS Open Beta OnePlus 3/3T starts getting Android Oreo based OxygenOS Open Beta
- October 14, 2017

Image showing Change-log of the Android Oreo Beta for the OnePlus 3. OnePlus has recently released the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones and if you think that official update that much early, how? The OnePlus 3T receives OxygenOS Beta 16, and the OnePlus 3's version is OxygenOS Beta 25. (more...)
Cuphead has sold over one million copies Cuphead has sold over one million copies
- October 14, 2017

Why is this important? The game was released at the end of September (the 29th), so the 1930s cartoon themed boss battler has gone platinum in just two weeks. If you have yet to play the game, it's worth getting. Still, that indicates that more than half of Cuphead's audience of one million are playing on PC. (more...)
Amtrust Financial Services Inc Sentiment Worsening on Low Stock Potential
- October 14, 2017

It has underperformed by 70.19% the S&P500. Analysts await Ecopetrol SA (ADR) (NYSE:EC) to report earnings on November, 24. Therefore 100% are positive. On Tuesday, August 8 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold". FBR Capital has "Buy" rating and $2200 target. Corecommodity Management Llc holds 0.45% of its portfolio in Ecopetrol SA (ADR) for 51,757 shares. (more...)
Samsung Gear Sport, IconX Earbuds (2018) Up for Pre-Order Starting Tomorrow
- October 14, 2017

A dual-core 1GHz processor powers the same Tizen OS found on all of Samsung's other smartwatches. The Gear Sport has 5 ATM water resistance, built-in swim tracking, real-time heart rate monitoring, auto activity detection, and support for Spotify's offline mode. (more...)
Barclays PLC Raises Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (DCOM) Price Target to $21.00
- October 14, 2017

Its down 3.16% from 896,300 shares previously. With 128,200 avg volume, 7 days are for Dime Community Bancshares (NASDAQ:DCOM)'s short sellers to cover DCOM's short positions. Its up 0.01, from 1.15 in 2017Q1. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Dime Community Bancshares, Inc". 15 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. The savings and loans company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.01. (more...)
Price Target Analysis of Tractor Supply Company (TSCO)
- October 14, 2017

Tractor Supply Co now has $7.37B valuation. The stock closing price is now trading downward to its 50 day moving average with change of -1.58%, tumbled to its 20 day moving average with figure of -5.94% and behind its 200 day moving average with value -7.86%. (more...)
Take Two Interactive Software Inc (TTWO) Analysts See $0.54 EPS
- October 14, 2017

The stock rose 1.02% or $1.05 reaching $104.49. About 236,252 shares traded or 7.71% up from the average. Cigna Investments Inc. New boosted its stake in Take-Two Interactive Software by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Take Two Interactive Software from a "hold" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $68.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, April 6th. (more...)