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Miguel Announces 'War & Leisure' Tour & Debuts New Song 'Come Through and Chill'! Miguel Announces 'War & Leisure' Tour & Debuts New Song 'Come Through and Chill'!
- November 30, 2017

The tour begins February 22, 2018, with tickets going on sale December 4 for the general public and presales beginning November 29. With numerous teases like "Sky Walker", with Travis Scott & " Pineapple Skies ", this new album has been highly anticipated. (more...)
Tizi: Google detects spy app stealing info from social media, phones Tizi: Google detects spy app stealing info from social media, phones
- November 30, 2017

Google has detected an app "Tizi", which has been stealing information from call records and also from social media apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, and also take pictures from mobile phones without even displaying them on screen of the device. (more...)
Titans' Rishard Matthews to honor Colin Kaepernick on Sunday Titans' Rishard Matthews to honor Colin Kaepernick on Sunday
- November 30, 2017

Week 13 will be the "My Cause, My Cleats" week for National Football League players as they will be able to wear custom cleats to support the causes and charities of their choice. The only exception was Week 10, which coincided with Veterans Day, so Matthews elected to be present the anthem. He discussed his reason for protesting with ESPN. (more...)
Jeep Wrangler plug-in hybrid coming in 2020 Jeep Wrangler plug-in hybrid coming in 2020
- November 30, 2017

One of the most recognisable faces in the automobile world with its basic design language which stays nearly unchanged since the Willys Jeep during the early 1940s. The model gets new LED lighting and is available with more open-air options, including one that enables the doors and roof to be removed. Further, it will also display fourth-generation Uconnect system that includes Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and the choice of 5.0, 7.0- or 8.4-inch touchscreens with pinch-and-zoom capability. (more...)
YouTube to launch story feature 'Reels' akin to Snapchat, Instagram YouTube to launch story feature 'Reels' akin to Snapchat, Instagram
- November 30, 2017

YouTube wants to make sure that its creators have a variety of ways to distribute their content, and jumping on the Stories bandwagon, made famous by Snapchat and capitalized on by Instagram and other social networks, is one way to do that. (more...)
Jim Beam Goes AI for the Holidays With an 'Intelligent Bourbon Decanter' Jim Beam Goes AI for the Holidays With an 'Intelligent Bourbon Decanter'
- November 30, 2017

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Celebrating #10MillionStories in a New Trailer & a Free PS4/PC/Mac Week Celebrating #10MillionStories in a New Trailer & a Free PS4/PC/Mac Week
- November 30, 2017

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Redesigned 2018 Mazda 6 Aims for Upward Mobility Redesigned 2018 Mazda 6 Aims for Upward Mobility
- November 30, 2017

There are new 17- and 19-inch wheel designs to choose from and Soul Red Crystal paint is now available on the sedan as well as Machine Gray Metallic and other flavors. What about the powertrain? For 2018, the Mazda6 offers two powertrain options in the US -the familiar, naturally aspirated 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque and the peppier 2.5-liter turbo-four from the Mazda CX-9. (more...)
Noteworthy Stocks: NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG), Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (TTWO)
- November 30, 2017

Take now has $13.28B valuation. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.81% whereas Month Volatility is at 2.89%. The SMA200 of the stock is at 34.52%, SMA20 is -4.12%, while SMA50 is 1.97%. Boyd Gaming Corp (NYSE:BYD) was raised too. ( TTWO ) shares are down -1.03% for the week and that has got investors and traders sitting up and taking note. (more...)
Shin Megami Tensei V Getting Western Release On Nintendo Switch Shin Megami Tensei V Getting Western Release On Nintendo Switch
- November 30, 2017

It's nearly been a full year since the Shin Megami Tensei series was revealed for Nintendo Switch , and since then we've only heard the occasional drop of news. So while apocalyptic themes seem to be present, don't expect the entire game to jump from the 21st century into a post-apocalyptic hellscape years into the future. (more...)
Instagram is Finally Testing a Regram Feature Instagram is Finally Testing a Regram Feature
- November 29, 2017

To "Regram" pictures and videos on Instagram, you now either have to save them and repost them, or rely on third-party apps like Regram. Reposting has also been a hallmark of almost every big United States social network, with Facebook's share and Twitter's retweet buttons the most obvious examples, and yet Instagram has stubbornly refused to abide by this particular design conformity. (more...)
Visceral Games Star Wars cancellation explained Visceral Games Star Wars cancellation explained
- November 29, 2017

Apparently it was to a certain degree. At an investors presentation at the Credit Suisse 21st Annual Technology Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen from EA talked a little bit more on the subject of Visceral Games . (more...)
Lexus rolls out 2018 RX and LX luxury SUVs Lexus rolls out 2018 RX and LX luxury SUVs
- November 29, 2017

Offered in RX 350L and RX 450hL models, the three-row models are 4.3 inches longer than their two-row counterparts and they use a steeper rear window to maximize rear headroom and cargo space. All-wheel drive is optional. There are two RX models, the 350L and the 450hL hybrid that pairs a 3.5-liter V6 gasoline engine with electric-drive motor generators, producing a combined 308 horsepower. (more...)
Samsung Starts Mass Production Of 10LPP Chips Samsung Starts Mass Production Of 10LPP Chips
- November 29, 2017

The recent one offers competitive advantages by reducing the turn around time between development and mass production to a great extent. The 10LPP chips are first expected to appear on the market early 2018, with wider availability expanding throughout the year. (more...)
BMW says Roadster will be top-selling i8 BMW says Roadster will be top-selling i8
- November 29, 2017

Also new are the frameless doors. The rear window, which doubles as a wind deflector, also is altered, allowing it to be closed or opened separately from the roof. The combustion engine continues to develop the same 228 hp and 236 lb. -ft. This system comprises Frontal Collision warning with City Collision Mitigation Daytime Pedestrian Protection Park Distance Control with sensors at the front and rear, Automatic Highbeams, Speed Limit Info and Cross Traffic Alert and Side and Top View Cameras. (more...)
Apple counters Qualcomm with its own patent infringement claims Apple counters Qualcomm with its own patent infringement claims
- November 29, 2017

Qualcomm has long accused Apple of infringing its patents, but the latest twist to the saga reverses the position. The processor only draws the minimum amount of power from the battery that an application or function of the phone needs, and is then powered down when it is not needed. (more...)
December's PlayStation Plus games end 2017 with Death and pandas December's PlayStation Plus games end 2017 with Death and pandas
- November 29, 2017

Showdown of Legendary Legends is a Smash Bros. -like fighting game in which four players duke it out as protagonist panda Po and all those other anthropomorphic animals you love from the Kung Fu Panda franchise. PlayStation Plus subscribers will also be able to download Until Dawn: Rush of Blood for PlayStation VR in December (through January 2, 2018, actually). (more...)
Waze gains support for HOV lanes, motorcycles and voice activation Waze gains support for HOV lanes, motorcycles and voice activation
- November 29, 2017

The app now supports an "Ok Waze" command that allows you to set common destinations without taking your hands from the wheel. Waze is now billed as the first navigation app to explicitly support high-occupancy vehicle lanes, potentially saving you gobs of time if you're carpooling or otherwise eligible. (more...)
What is net neutrality and why is it important? What is net neutrality and why is it important?
- November 29, 2017

The rules banned broadband providers from "throttling" traffic. "It's important because ISPs are integrated companies and often own their own content", says Christopher Terry, professor of media law at the University of Minnesota who supports net neutrality. (more...)
Edge Preview for Android gets the dark theme and password syncing Edge Preview for Android gets the dark theme and password syncing
- November 29, 2017

The announcement that Edge was coming to Android and iOS came somewhat out of the blue, and now it seems that Microsoft is intent on making it a real contender for the mobile browsing crown. You can expect for Microsoft to add in more features over time, as the entire experience is now evolving on the feedback of those who have installed the beta on their devices. (more...)
Google Search Gets a Finance Tab; Google Finance Revamped Google Search Gets a Finance Tab; Google Finance Revamped
- November 29, 2017

Google is no stranger to displaying finance-related information, having launched a dedicated Google Finance portal way back in 2006 to highlight data around stocks, mutual funds, and financial news, among other relevant tidbits. Users can access the new Finance tab in Google Search by clicking on the More tab in search results for finance-related information, or by visiting Market Summary in the finance section of Google Search. (more...)
Andy Rubin taking leave from Essential in wake of Andy Rubin taking leave from Essential in wake of "inappropriate relationship" report
- November 29, 2017

After Google HR received the complaint, Rubin was told that he might face disciplinary action following an investigation. Andy Rubin , the CEO of new smartphone maker Essential, has taken a leave of absence from his company citing personal reasons, the Verge reported, adding that the departure follows a report on why he might have left Google in 2014 . (more...)
Here's Your First Look At Snapchat's Major Redesign Here's Your First Look At Snapchat's Major Redesign
- November 29, 2017

And it looks great. "The personalized newsfeed revolutionized the way people share and consume content. "With the upcoming redesign of Snapchat, we are separating the social from the media, and taking an important step forward towards strengthening our relationships with our friends and our relationships with the media", he said". (more...)
The Trillium Asset Management LLC Decreases Stake in Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
- November 29, 2017

Aviva PLC now owns 312,394 shares of the software company's stock worth $44,194,000 after purchasing an additional 1,250 shares during the last quarter. A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. 243.98 million shares or 2.70% less from 250.75 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. (more...)
Stock On the Run: Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)
- November 29, 2017

Presently, 1.70% shares of Opko Health, Inc . Comparatively, OPK posted earnings of $0 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. Taking a broader look at the analyst consensus, according to 6 analysts Opko Health Inc (NASDAQ: OPK)'s price will reach at $12.75 during 52 weeks. (more...)
HP Accused of Quietly Installing Spyware on Windows PCs HP Accused of Quietly Installing Spyware on Windows PCs
- November 29, 2017

Nash noted the service was not new, and that it is only created to collect hardware performance data for which HP asked permission on the initial setup of your PC. The official HP Touchpoint Manager website says: "The HP Touchpoint Manager technology is now being delivered as a part of HP Device as a Service (DaaS) Analytics and Proactive Management capabilities". (more...)
Activist Jolovan Wham charged with organising public assemblies without a permit Activist Jolovan Wham charged with organising public assemblies without a permit
- November 29, 2017

Wham taped two sheets of paper - reading "MARXIST CONSPIRACY?", "#nodetentionwithouttrial" and "JUSTICE FOR OPERATION SPECTRUM SURVIVORS" - inside the train auto during the June protest, which led to the vandalism charge. Wham also held a "silent protest" on the Singapore subway in June. The event was held with 16 others, who are now under investigation. On Nov 26 a year ago, Wham allegedly organised an indoor public assembly without a permit. (more...)
Infiniti QX50 flaunted at Los Angeles Auto Show Infiniti QX50 flaunted at Los Angeles Auto Show
- November 29, 2017

The new VC-Turbo pumps out a healthy 268 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque and Infiniti expects the QX50 to attain a combined EPA city/highway fuel economy rating of 27 mpg, a 35 percent improvement over the previous model. When the driver wants more speed, the engine's cylinders can compress at 8:1 and then drop down to 14:1 for a more economical drive. At the centre of the dashboard is one screen which controls navigation and driver information and allow larger screen which controls ... (more...)
Microsoft unveils plans for a new modern headquarters Microsoft unveils plans for a new modern headquarters
- November 29, 2017

The updated campus will house 47,000 Microsoft employees that now work at the company's headquarters in Redmond, and allow for 8,000 more people. "This project represents a significant investment by the company, will involve roughly 2,500 construction and development jobs, and will take five to seven years to complete". (more...)
Vodafone Red Together : An Airtel 'Extended' Family Plan Vodafone Red Together : An Airtel 'Extended' Family Plan
- November 29, 2017

Vodafone India's Avneesh Khosla, who is serving as Associate Director of Consumer Business, calls Red Together an "extremely reward proposition". Further, users will get an option to make a single payment for the group under one bill. For the unaware, Vodafone RED postpaid plans start at Rs 499 and go all the way up to Rs 2,999 for the maximum plan. As part of the the Red Traveler plan, users get unlimited calling including local, STD calls as well as national roaming, along with 100 ... (more...)