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Deep Silver To Publish Shenmue 3 Deep Silver To Publish Shenmue 3
- August 17, 2017

On announcement of partnership between Ys Net the game developer and Deep Sliver, the publisher, a press release is shared that came with two screenshots of the Shenmue III , in one image you can see the lead character Ryo Hazuki and Shenhua Ling while in the second one you can see the Great Wall of China. (more...)
Mobile rolling out 600MHz LTE network Mobile rolling out 600MHz LTE network
- August 17, 2017

The third-place wireless carrier has promised to roll out a nationwide 5G network by 2020 , and positively cleaned up at the FCC 600 MHz spectrum auction held earlier this year. "We swept the competition in OpenSignal's report on all counts - a global industry first". T-Mobile said it is working with infrastructure providers, chipset makers, and device manufacturers to bring 600MHz LTE to customers at a faster pace. (more...)
Japan's Nintendo Switch Has Awesome Customization Options Japan's Nintendo Switch Has Awesome Customization Options
- August 17, 2017

The game releases on September 29th for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, PC and Nintendo Switch . Vasquez has created two different options for the Switch's dual Joycon controllers, which typically are either each held in one hand or connected by a center module, creating one large controller. (more...)
Launch invitation confirms August 21 launch for Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Launch invitation confirms August 21 launch for Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A
- August 17, 2017

In TENAA tested two versions of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A , although originally referred to the preparation of three modifications. There's 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB through microSD cards. The phone was even leaked online giving away its important specs like the phone would boast a full metal body and fingerprint sensor placed at the front instead of the back as seen in Redmi Note 4. (more...)
Intel's Brian Krzanich Is Latest CEO to Resign From Trump Business Council Intel's Brian Krzanich Is Latest CEO to Resign From Trump Business Council
- August 17, 2017

President Donald Trump , accompanied by, from left , National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Aug. (more...)
Belle & Sebastian left their drummer in a North Dakota Walmart Belle & Sebastian left their drummer in a North Dakota Walmart
- August 17, 2017

Unfortunately Colburn had left his phone on the bus, clutching only a credit card, and sat in Walmart for four hours waiting for his band's return, only to eventually give up and check into a hotel for the night. The next day, thanks to some help from friends, Colburn was on his way. And to be fair, Belle & Sebastian has more members than your average band, "so it's maybe not surprising that something like this happened", as Murdoch puts it. (more...)
Helio P23 and Helio P30 to save MediaTek's falling revenue? Helio P23 and Helio P30 to save MediaTek's falling revenue?
- August 17, 2017

Yes, the company has started sending out invites to an event which is scheduled to take place in Beijing and this is where the company is expected to announce Helio P23 and Helio P30 processors. Talk around the matter is that the timid Helio P23 will give some teeth to MediaTek against the Snapdragon 450. According to DigiTimes , though it isn't easy for the Taiwan semiconductor company to lower P23's price, which was originally set to be priced at $15, MediaTek will try to sell ... (more...)
Panasonic Eluga I2 Activ Price in India Panasonic Eluga I2 Activ Price in India
- August 17, 2017

The phone is backed by a 2200mAh battery and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. The smartphone is also available in India in another variant as well, with a 2 GB RAM, priced at Rs 7,990. As far as the photography department is concerned, the new Panasonic Eluga I2 Activ has an 8-megapixel rear/primary camera that has for company autofocus and LED flash. (more...)
LG V30 Render Shows The Final Design LG V30 Render Shows The Final Design
- August 17, 2017

There's only a handful of upcoming Android devices that could even remotely be compatible: the LG V30 , Samsung Galaxy Note 8 , Pixel XL 2, and possibly the Pixel 2 (an initial FCC filing didn't show compatibility with 600MHz, but that could be a software issue that's resolved in the future). (more...)
PlayStation Experience 2017 Detailed; Early Bird Tickets Now Available PlayStation Experience 2017 Detailed; Early Bird Tickets Now Available
- August 17, 2017

In addition to the usual PlayStation Experience festivities there will also be the Capcom Cup 2017 , which will be teaming up with Sony to combine the events once again. What's more important is that early bird tickets for the event are now available, and can be purchased here . Two day tickets normally retail for $75. (more...)
Under Armour CEO resigns from Trump's manufacturing council Under Armour CEO resigns from Trump's manufacturing council
- August 17, 2017

The departure of Krzanich follows the earlier resignations of Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank and Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier . The decision came after critics questioned Trump's decision not to call out white supremacists in a statement condemning the violence that erupted Saturday. (more...)
Vantiv, Inc. (VNTV) Lifted to "Buy" at BidaskClub
- August 17, 2017

Capital Insight Partners LLC's holdings in Vantiv were worth $1,645,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, May 25 report. (NYSE:VNTV) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at 5.33 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 8.72 and sector's optimum level is 6.27. (more...)
ASUU Strike: Lecturers didn't give us 'good notice' - Education Minister ASUU Strike: Lecturers didn't give us 'good notice' - Education Minister
- August 17, 2017

He, however, regretted that ASUU chose to embark on industrial action without observing due process and giving the Federal Government "good notice ". The assurance was given on Wednesday by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu. "I hope I will be meeting them later today ( Wednesday ) or tomorrow (Thursday ) and I am sure we will be able to reach some agreement so that the strike will be called off as soon as possible". (more...)
Sharad Yadav to hold conference on saving country's 'composite culture' Sharad Yadav to hold conference on saving country's 'composite culture'
- August 17, 2017

To underline his national stature in the stand-off with Nitish, Sharad on Wednesday talked at length about discussions with leaders of the Congress, Left, SP, BSP, TMC and other parties on saving the "composite culture" of the country. "The 'sajha virasat bachao sammelan' (save composite culture programme) is not against anybody, but in the interest of the country". He said incidents such as the suicide of University of Hyderabad student Rohith Vemula and the disappearance of Jawaharlal ... (more...)
Federal Court Says Texas Lawmakers Were Intentionally Racist When Drawing Congressional Districts Federal Court Says Texas Lawmakers Were Intentionally Racist When Drawing Congressional Districts
- August 17, 2017

Units, the League of United Latin American Citizens, three members of Congress and Texas voters. In District 35, now held by Lloyd Doggett (D-Austin), the ruling states that the Republican-controlled legislature used race to create a district "without a compelling state interest". (more...)
PUBG won't be getting early access updates as often anymore PUBG won't be getting early access updates as often anymore
- August 17, 2017

We have a lot of work to do, and we want this game to be released with as many fun, rich, enjoyable features and mechanics as possible. In turn it hopes to produce more polishes and accomplished updates. "Again, we would like to assure you all that we are still on-track to release our game as per our updated timeline, and we want to emphasise to you that we are not winding down the development, or complacent". (more...)
Google Just Made a Big Update to Google Docs Google Just Made a Big Update to Google Docs
- August 17, 2017

With the new features, you'll also be able to preview "clean" versions of a Doc for easier reading and review, and accept or reject all edits with one command to save time approving every little thing. Google noticed that businesses use custom templates and add-ons extensively. When building a template for people to use, you can integrate add-ons like LegalZoom, EasyBib, and DocuSign . (more...)
Mohammad Bin Qasim named new Hizbul chief in the Valley Mohammad Bin Qasim named new Hizbul chief in the Valley
- August 17, 2017

The Hizbul Mujahideen named Mohammad bin Qasim its new commander in Kashmir on Monday, a day after Yaseen Yattoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi was killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district. Salahuddin said the high number of killings of militants in encounters were because of "traitors" and "Indian agents". Meanwhile, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of Yatoo at his native place in Chadoora in central Kashmir's Budgam district today amidst chanting of ... (more...)
Hizbul names new Kashmir operational commander Hizbul names new Kashmir operational commander
- August 17, 2017

The Hizbul Mujahideen named Mohammad bin Qasim its new commander in Kashmir on Monday, a day after Yaseen Yattoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi was killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district. Meanwhile, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of Yatoo at his native place in Chadoora in central Kashmir's Budgam district today amidst chanting of pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans. (more...)
Investors Recap on The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
- August 17, 2017

Walt Disney Company (The)'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 27.56%. Southern California Edison, An Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, notified the California Public Utilities Commission that the parties in the San Onofre nuclear plant closure settlement were unable to reach agreement on possible changes to the settlement unanimously approved by the CPUC in 2014. (more...)
Beached Baby Dolphin Dies After Being Subjected to Stressful Photo Session Beached Baby Dolphin Dies After Being Subjected to Stressful Photo Session
- August 17, 2017

Piqued by the sight of the "lovable dolphin " bathers at the packed beach proceeded to pull it from the sea, all the while stroking it and lining up for selfies. Animal experts from Equinac were on the scene after 15 minutes but the dolphin had died. 'In their selfishness, all they want is to photograph it and touch it, even if the animal is suffering from stress '. (more...)
Eve: Valkyrie Warzone will be playable without a VR headset next month Eve: Valkyrie Warzone will be playable without a VR headset next month
- August 16, 2017

Valkyrie, an off-shot of EVE Online which focuses on dogfighting in space, is undergoing changes. Now the video game company is taking it a step further by making it cross-reality with EVE: Valkyrie - Warzone . It is a true cross-platform and cross-reality game! The game's progression system has been overhauled, too, to allow players more control. New to EVE: Valkyrie - Warzone will be the "Extraction" game mode that puts capture-the-flag in outer space for an exhilarating gameplay ... (more...)
ESPN unveils new Apple TV app with multi-screen experience ESPN unveils new Apple TV app with multi-screen experience
- August 16, 2017

When you want to go back watching to all of your streams at once, you can do so easily. Future updates of the app may well see ESPN offering non-video content such as social-media feeds as options for the secondary titles, Variety noted. (more...)
Google Will Pay $3 Billion to Remain Default iOS Search Engine Google Will Pay $3 Billion to Remain Default iOS Search Engine
- August 16, 2017

According to a report by CNBC , American brokerage and research firm Bernstein claims that the amount has increased three times - from 1 billion dollars in 2014 to 3 billion this year. "Court documents indicate that Google paid Apple USD 1 billion in 2014, and we estimate that total Google payments to Apple in FY 17 may approach USD 3 billion", Bernstein analyst A.M. (more...)
Next Playable Race for Total War: Warhammer II Features Ratmen Next Playable Race for Total War: Warhammer II Features Ratmen
- August 16, 2017

In news that will surprise absolutely no one who has been following Total War: Warhammer II , Creative Assembly has confirmed that the Skaven will be a playable race in the upcoming sequel. The little vermin will be playable alongside the High Elves, Dark Elves and Lizardmen in Total War: WARHAMMER® II , which launches September 28, 2017. (more...)
Microsoft Surface Pro gets official support for Windows 10 S Microsoft Surface Pro gets official support for Windows 10 S
- August 16, 2017

Meanwhile, Consumer Reports also stated that their decision not to recommend Microsoft's Surface products is also effective for the newest Surface Pro tablet released in June. The company is also planning to share certain strengths of the Surface products with its marketing teams so that Microsoft can fix some of the damage caused by the Consumer Reports data. (more...)
Lastest trailer shows The Evil Within the photographs Lastest trailer shows The Evil Within the photographs
- August 16, 2017

Walking away with his life intact, he began to fixate on the very moment of death, finding beauty in the split seconds before someone's life ends. The Evil Within 2 , the next entry in the series launching later this year on PC and consoles, received today a brand new trailer showcasing one of the game's characters. (more...)
THQ Nordic announces Black Mirror, relive the tale this November THQ Nordic announces Black Mirror, relive the tale this November
- August 16, 2017

Players will take on the role of David Gordon and will investigate the nightmarish visions that plague his mind. Dark secrets and insanity are the main topics of the plot that the player will unveil walking with David Gordon, introduced in this trailer. (more...)
Rock of Ages 2 Crashing on the PS4 August 28 Rock of Ages 2 Crashing on the PS4 August 28
- August 16, 2017

If you're new to the series, Rock of Ages is about rolling a boulder down a hill, dodging obstacles, and ramming yourself into the enemy's castle. Will you be picking up Rock of Ages 2? Rock of Ages 2 sees the player helping the sky-holding Greek god Atlas after he's literally dropped the ball, assisting him through different periods of art history in order to avoid the consequences of his actions. (more...)
Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Earnings Top, Revenue Soars 59% Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Earnings Top, Revenue Soars 59%
- August 16, 2017

In all, profit grew 70% to 18.23 billion yuan, or 1.9 yuan a share, compared with 10.74 billion yuan, or 1.13 yuan a share, a year prior. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters had expected 53.03 billion yuan in revenue and profit of 1.52 yuan a share. (more...)