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Android Wear upgraded to Oreo, rolled out today Android Wear upgraded to Oreo, rolled out today
- December 08, 2017

According to the report, Google Pixel XL 2 OTA measures 42.9MB in size. The update will switch users back to the stable channel, which means that they will no longer be a part of the beta program, and won't have to first flash the device to Android 8 .0 before upgrading to the regular 8.1 build. (more...)
Exodus trailer surfaces, release date set for Fall 2018 — New Metro Exodus trailer surfaces, release date set for Fall 2018 — New Metro
- December 08, 2017

Metro Exodus will release in Fall 2018. Continuing on from 2013's Metro: Last Light, the game follows Artyom and the rest of the Spartan Rangers as they leave Moscow via train in search of a better home. You can check out the title's new trailer from The Game Awards below, courtesy of YouTuber MKIceAndFire. We haven't heard a whole lot about the bleak survival-horror game Metro Exodus since its unveiling at E3 earlier this year , and as fans of the Russian first-person shooter ... (more...)
Xiaomi Offers A Rs 1000 Discount On The Redmi 5A Xiaomi Offers A Rs 1000 Discount On The Redmi 5A
- December 08, 2017

The benefit of the new smartphones is that you can experience bezel-less display at the cheapest price. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus comes in Black, Light Blue, Gold and Rose Gold colour option in China. There is a 3000mAh battery that powers the smartphone from within. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat-based MIUI 9 and has a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display and 18:9 aspect ratio. (more...)
Upcoming fullscreen Xperia smartphones leak in images Upcoming fullscreen Xperia smartphones leak in images
- December 08, 2017

The renders that are seen here are said to be based on the designed drafts by Sony. Right off the bat, you'll notice that the devices look pretty different from the existing lineup of Sony smartphones but at least one of them doesn't compromise on that Sony DNA. (more...)
OnePlus 5T gets OxygenOS 4.7.4 OTA update with camera improvements OnePlus 5T gets OxygenOS 4.7.4 OTA update with camera improvements
- December 08, 2017

The new update that is the OxygenOS 4.7.4 OTA update measures 285MB in size. The OxygenOS 4.7.4 update is rolling out "incrementally", the term OnePlus uses to indicate a phased rollout, and will reach a broader number of OnePlus 5T users in the coming days. (more...)
Stylishly-Camouflaged Jaguar I-Pace Completes Late-Stage Testing in Los Angeles Stylishly-Camouflaged Jaguar I-Pace Completes Late-Stage Testing in Los Angeles
- December 08, 2017

Customers can register their interest for the I-Pace now, with the reveal of the model likely to be in January 2018. Jaguar took a production prototype on a long-distance range test to see how far it could travel on a single charge. Customers should expect similar performance figures when the production version arrives next year. "Jaguar's first battery electric vehicle will also be fast to charge", said Jaguar's Vehicle Line Director, Ian Joban. (more...)
Bulletstorm and Vanishing of Ethan Carter Devs Collaborate On Witchfire Bulletstorm and Vanishing of Ethan Carter Devs Collaborate On Witchfire
- December 08, 2017

Those... don't seem like they're all that related. Witchfire takes place in a gritty, dark world, full of monsters and zombies running rampant as you try to survive. There's no release date yet for Witchfire , though the trailer looks pretty far along in terms of development. "The reason we're launching the teaser so early is simply to let everyone know that we're alive and kicking, and how radically different this new project of ours is compared to our previous game, The Vanishing of ... (more...)
Berry Global Group Inc (BERY) Shares Sold by Comerica Bank
- December 08, 2017

It has outperformed by 30.98% the S&P500. Daniel Khoshaba decreased its stake in Berry Global Group Inc (BERY) by 90.57% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:BERY) earned "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, September 13. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Berry Global Group's Q1 2018 earnings at $0.66 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.94 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $1.04 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.97 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $3.62 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at ... (more...)
PUBG Desert Map Shown Off, 1.0 Release Date Announced PUBG Desert Map Shown Off, 1.0 Release Date Announced
- December 08, 2017

Microsoft has finally revealed which team worked with PUBG Corp.to help bring PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds to the Xbox One and it's none other than The Coalition, the developers of Gears of War 4 . Miramar is a larger desert area that's been teased for some time. The abandoned factory town of Chumacera looks to be an interesting location to visit, and the oceanside Valle del Mar (Valley of the Sea) will play an important role, connecting a prison island to the map's mainland. (more...)
Bethesda Launches Campaign To Bethesda Launches Campaign To "Save" Single-Player Games
- December 08, 2017

The campaign, titled #SavePlayer1, is part of a movement by Bethesda to save single-player games. Have you been watching The Game Awards? A place where you can go to escape the vicissitudes of everyday life. Furthermore, Bethesda announced that it will discount all of its latest games this weekend by 50%. There's has been a growing concern that single-player games are on the verge of death in some communities in the gaming industry and while gamers lamented over the loss of ... (more...)
SoulCalibur VI will release for PC in 2018 SoulCalibur VI will release for PC in 2018
- December 08, 2017

The gameplay trailer showed off both characters using weapons that had different coloured lighting. The series first released back in 1998 on the arcade before being ported over to the Dreamcast. Riding on the success of the recent Tekken 7 , the folks and Bandai Namco are readying up the next-generation entry in its legendary weapons-based 3D fighting franchise, Soul Calibur VI . (more...)
Bayonetta 3 Announced By Platinum Games, Coming Exclusively To Switch
- December 08, 2017

During tonight's broadcast for The Game Awards, Platinum Games and Nintendo , with a little help from Reggie Fils-Aime, announced that we will be seeing a third chapter in the Bayonetta series, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. It was only a matter of time, people. Nintendo surprised people during The Game Awards by giving us a new look at The Legend of Zelda's Champions' Ballad DLC, they even went the extra mile to reveal that it's out right now. (more...)
THQ Nordic reveals new survival game, Fade to Silence THQ Nordic reveals new survival game, Fade to Silence
- December 08, 2017

The next announcement came from the folks at THQ Nordic, as players were taken out into the frigid elements for a look at Fade to Silence . In Fade to Silence , players will assume the role of a man named Ash, "a natural but tormented leader". (more...)
Game Awards 2017: From Software teases shadows dying Game Awards 2017: From Software teases shadows dying
- December 08, 2017

Some we didn't see much of, but the shortest and biggest tease of the evening has to be the few seconds of a trailer we saw of whatever was coming from Dark Souls and Bloodborne developer From Software. But you can check out the From Software next game teaser below. What do you think this project is? Cameras are a hard thing to get right in third-person games; perhaps doubly so in any game where action takes place in cramped quarters. (more...)
IOS HomeKit Zero Day Lets Attackers Remotely Access Your Smart Home IOS HomeKit Zero Day Lets Attackers Remotely Access Your Smart Home
- December 08, 2017

A HomeKit vulnerability in the current version of iOS 11.2 has been demonstrated to 9to5Mac that allows unauthorized control of accessories including smart locks and garage door openers. That fix will not require any user action; it is being applied server-side-though it may result in some functionality issues for users. The iOS update was rushed out on Saturday because of a critical need to fix a bug in iOS 11 that caused some iPhones to crash when the calendar changed to December 2. (more...)
GTA Online Doomsday Heist Coming Next Week, Watch the Trailer
- December 08, 2017

The publisher has announced the " Doomsday Heist " coming this December 12! But considering the details revealed in the trailer, it's no surprise that Rockstar wanted to go all-out for the return to its 4-player co-op experience. According to the press release, The Doomsday Heist's plot is centered around four different individuals - a billionaire tech tycoon, an impractical intelligence agent, a gawky conspiracy theorist, and an insane supercomputer that have been forced to team up to save ... (more...)
IPhone once again tops Flickr's most used camera list IPhone once again tops Flickr's most used camera list
- December 08, 2017

As it turns out, Flikr's "Top Devices of 2017" includes the iPhone as it most popular camera ahead of the likes of Canon and Nikon. The site's still sizable community of over 75 million registered users offers a good gauge of what devices people today use to take photos. (more...)
Facebook Live can now broadcast Messenger games Facebook Live can now broadcast Messenger games
- December 08, 2017

Last November, Facebook launched Instant Games , a new platform for gaming with friends inside the Messenger chat app. Of those games, 200 million minutes have been used collecting cherries, apples and zapping ghosts in Pacman, while more than 692 million words have been created in Words With Friends . (more...)
Polish finance chief Morawiecki to be the new prime minister Polish finance chief Morawiecki to be the new prime minister
- December 08, 2017

Deputy lower-house Speaker Ryszard Terlecki (left) pictured next to ruling party leader Jarosław Kaczyński (centre) in Poland's parliament. The meeting was expected to concern planned changes to the government, among other issues. Despite the criticism, her conservative government was one of the most popular in Poland since the 1989 collapse of communism, largely due to low unemployment, increases in public spending and a focus on traditional Catholic values in public life. (more...)
Outlast developers working on 'distinct experience' set in the same universe Outlast developers working on 'distinct experience' set in the same universe
- December 08, 2017

First, the studio addressed fan requests for DLC for the most recent entry in the series, Outlast II, which is most likely since the first game received post-launch DLC through its " Whistleblower " add-on. Outlast 2 was created to make you feel like a rat in a maze, without any knowledge of what's outside the maze. Now we're working on something a lot of you have been asking for. (more...)
When And Where To Watch The Game Awards And What To Expect When And Where To Watch The Game Awards And What To Expect
- December 08, 2017

Speaking with our friend at VentureBeat , Geoff Keighley stated that The Game Awards 2017 will feature World Premiere Announcements of 2 new games worlds that gaming community has never seen before. With 29 awards such as the aforementioned Game of the Year and global nods such as the Chinese Fan Game Award , there's enough to look forward to for many a gamer. (more...)
Finisar Corporation (FNSR) Analysts See $0.20 EPS
- December 08, 2017

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly -10.50%. About 7.73M shares traded or 123.01% up from the average. ACI Worldwide, Inc. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $17 target. Finisar Corporation has $40 highest and $25 lowest target. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Northland Capital on Tuesday, August 18. (more...)
South Dakota Investment Council Buys Shares of 55700 Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)
- December 08, 2017

It also increased its holding in Wells Fargo Co New (NYSE:WFC) by 35,131 shares in the quarter, for a total of 174,201 shares, and has risen its stake in Wisdomtree Tr (DON). The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $23.91. Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) traded up $0.14 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $23.84. (more...)
Ltd. Has $60.32 Million Position in Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)
- December 08, 2017

Rmb Capital Mgmt Llc owns 0.07% invested in Electronic Arts Inc . Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 1,208,784 shares of the game software company's stock worth $127,793,000 after buying an additional 715,862 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Take-Two Interactive Software Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (TTWO)
- December 08, 2017

When considering a stock buy, many investors seek to know what Wall Street analysts are saying about the company - by looking at the average analyst rating, for example. It has outperformed by 64.53% the S&P500. TTWO has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. TTWO's profit will be $95.80 million for 32.02 P/E if the $0.84 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Iberiabank Corp Has $865000 Position in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) Iberiabank Corp Has $865000 Position in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK)
- December 08, 2017

Investors are on alert as Entellus Medical, Inc . Stryker has agreed to pay $24 per share for Entellus, a premium of about 50 percent from Wednesday's closing price. In related news, insider Lonny J. Carpenter sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $155.34, for a total transaction of $776,700.00. (more...)
Morning Buzz Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)
- December 08, 2017

Investors use this figure to figure out a company's size, as opposed to just using total asset or sales figures. Although market capitalization is key to consider, don't invest (or not invest) based exclusively on it. The best measure of a company is its profitability, for without it, it can not grow, and if it doesn't grow, then its stock will trend downward. The institutional investor held 1.22M shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $15.25 million, up from ... (more...)
Academy Mortgage Named a Best Place to Work by Glassdoor Academy Mortgage Named a Best Place to Work by Glassdoor
- December 08, 2017

Apple still remains a highly rated employer - with 4.3 out of 5 rating by Glassdoor - but other tech giants like Google, World Wide Technology, Yahoo and VMware are way ahead in the listings. "Further, this award is a symbol of our employees' belief in our commitment to excellence and our vision to Inspire Hope, Deliver Dreams and Build Prosperity". (more...)
New graduation requirements for Hoosier students approved
- December 08, 2017

The board says the pathways are created to give students the skills and experiences they will need to help them succeed both in higher education and finding a job. The plan is to let the students pick a pathway tailored to their interests and abilities. Individualization: The new pathways move from a one-size-fits-all approach to one where every student chooses a route to graduation that reflects their goals after commencement. (more...)
Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) EVP Sells $260400.00 in Stock
- December 07, 2017

It has been a long while for Boston Scientific Corporation , since its IPO date on 5/19/1992. The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $25.14. It will be interesting to see how Boston Scientific Corporation does in the future, and for investors alike. Advent Cap Management De stated it has 23,000 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. (more...)