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Is CS:GO getting a battle royale mode like PUBG? Is CS:GO getting a battle royale mode like PUBG?
- December 18, 2017

Hmmm! The updates are also littered with references to PUBG-esque weapons and items, like compound bows, light and heavy armor, parachutes, drones, adrenaline shots, sonar, beacons, night vision goggles, and more. Do you guys think Valve throwing its hat in that arena is a good call and can it compete with existing giants like Battlegrounds and Fortnite? PUBG in particular has managed to boost Steam usage in China by a huge margin, so there is no doubt that Valve is going to be looking into ... (more...)
Google Project Tango Support Ends Next Year, Succeeded by ARCore Google Project Tango Support Ends Next Year, Succeeded by ARCore
- December 18, 2017

It's set to take on Apple's ARKit , and both the new-age platforms for augmented reality don't require the intensive triple-camera setup that Project Tango relies on to work. It has confirmed that the "Google is continuing AR development with ARCore". The platform simplifies things a bit, focusing on plane detection rather than building a 3D mesh of the space. (more...)
Skype For Android Update Adds SuperComposer, Implements Material Design Skype For Android Update Adds SuperComposer, Implements Material Design
- December 18, 2017

Never forgetting about its Android users, Microsoft just recently revealed that the Android version of the app will also score a new interface that will be in line with what we've seen on iOS. The compose button is being called " SuperComposer ", helping bring users to a place to quickly get things done. Aside from the SuperComposer screen, Microsoft's Skype Team have also made a decision to implement some changes that were most requested by the users. (more...)
Should Investors Take a Bite out of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)?
- December 18, 2017

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Sandell Asset Management Corp who had been investing in Level 3 Communications Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $19.45 billion market cap company. (more...)
Google Tango to go offline for good in March 2018 Google Tango to go offline for good in March 2018
- December 18, 2017

The Cupertino major on Friday via Twitter announced the shut down of Project Tango and said that it will look forward to continue its AR journey with ARCore in the future. Introduced in August a year ago; ARCore comes with the tools that make AR apps for mobiles using the Android operating system. "ARCore's motion tracking technology uses the phone's camera to identify interesting points, called features, and tracks how those points move over time". (more...)
Huawei Enjoy 7S with 5.65-inch Full HD+ display, Android Oreo announced Huawei Enjoy 7S with 5.65-inch Full HD+ display, Android Oreo announced
- December 18, 2017

The Huawei Enjoy 7S comes in Black, Blue, Rose Gold and Gold/Champagne color for CNY1,499 ($226) for the 3/32GB variant and CNY1,699 ($256) for the more powerful 4/64 GB option. The front-facing shooter is as decent as you expect, with 8 megapixels in tow, and under the hood, the Enjoy 7S packs a respectable octa-core Kirin 659 processor and 3000mAh battery. (more...)
Verizon (NYSE:VZ) Rating Reiterated at KeyBanc Today
- December 18, 2017

It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Moreover, Ivory Invest Llc has 0.59% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. Atlanta Capital Gru invested in 52,085 shares or 0.38% of the stock. More notable recent Verizon Communications Inc. In other news, EVP Craig L. Silliman sold 610 shares of Verizon Communications stock in a transaction on Friday, October 27th. (more...)
Berry Global Group Inc (BERY) CFO Sells 10000 Shares of Stock
- December 18, 2017

The stock increased 1.42% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $59.24. About 13.11M shares traded or 136.07% up from the average. Zweig has 1.01% invested in Berry Global Group, Inc . BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, July 19 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, May 11 with "Outperform". (more...)
Renewed calls for better mobile and broadband in the UK Renewed calls for better mobile and broadband in the UK
- December 18, 2017

Lord Adonis wrote to the telecoms regulator after a report on Friday that one million homes have poor broadband and large parts of the United Kingdom have no 4G coverage. Lord Adonis proposed a number of possible options for increasing and improving coverage including mobile mast sharing, using unused spectrum and introducing roaming so customers can move from their network provider to signals offered by other companies where they are stronger. (more...)
Dell India launches XPS 13 laptop with bezel-less display Dell India launches XPS 13 laptop with bezel-less display
- December 18, 2017

On the other hand, the Dell India website lists a base model starting at Rs. 91,990, sporting an eighth generation Intel Core i5-8250U (up to Intel Core i7-8550U) processor coupled with Intel UHD Graphics and 8GB of LPDDR3 RAM (up to 16GB). (more...)
Bitcoin starts trading on world's largest futures exchange, CME Bitcoin starts trading on world's largest futures exchange, CME
- December 18, 2017

Each contract sold on the CME will be for five bitcoin. That came as a blow after Cboe's contract rose more than 20 per cent after it was launched last week , crashing the exchange's website. The Cboe futures contract is based on a closing auction price of bitcoin from the Gemini exchange, which is owned and operated by virtual currency entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. (more...)
Pawan Kalyan's Agnyathavaasi is most liked teaser in Telugu filmdom Pawan Kalyan's Agnyathavaasi is most liked teaser in Telugu filmdom
- December 18, 2017

After the teaser release, interesting rumours are coming out about the movie . Meanwhile, Gaali Veluga , the second song from the Pawan Kalyan film was released earlier this week. The makers, via a poster, on Sunday announced that it's the most liked teaser in the industry with over 347,000 likes and counting. Agnyaathavaasi will have the biggest ever release in US in 209 Cinemark locations which is the highest for an Indian film. (more...)
Johor petrol station murder: Killers used fake number plates Johor petrol station murder: Killers used fake number plates
- December 18, 2017

Many are expressing shock over the horrific attack that was carried out at the busy petrol station which is often frequented by Singaporeans as it is located close the Causeway CIQ. Just before the incident, the man was filling his auto tyres when the four men tried to pull him into their vehicle. Police meanwhile have dismissed rumours on social media that the suspects in the case have been arrested. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 renders leaked - Full design, specifications revealed Samsung Galaxy S9 renders leaked - Full design, specifications revealed
- December 18, 2017

Both smartphones were expected to come with even thinner bezels along the top and bottom compared to the Galaxy S8-duo. The Galaxy A8 was earlier reported to debut alongside Galaxy S9 in early 2018. The original video by Cambo Report has been taken down but here's an alternative copy with English narration. Samsung will also launch the Galaxy S9 in 2019. (more...)
Special edition Xiaomi Mi A1 Red is now available at Rs. 13999 Special edition Xiaomi Mi A1 Red is now available at Rs. 13999
- December 18, 2017

Furthermore, this sale will also be providing the Redmi 5A and Redmi Y1 at a discounted price , other than the new Red variant of Mi A1 . The red color variant offers an excellent new vibrant Red shade, but the specs and feature remain the same as the traditional model of Xiaomi Mi A1 . (more...)
Micromax Bolt Q3001 With 4GB of RAM Goes Official
- December 18, 2017

As we mentioned, Micromax's official website lists the new Bolt Q3001 but a company spokesperson, speaking to Gadgets 360, says that the smartphone will not be launched in the Indian market - and is meant for global markets. The Micromax Bolt 3001 sports a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front shooter for selfies. On the connectivity front, the phone supports 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, FM Radio and Global Positioning System. (more...)
Nicki Minaj Sparks Controversy Over Deleted 'White Rappers' Instagram Post Nicki Minaj Sparks Controversy Over Deleted 'White Rappers' Instagram Post
- December 18, 2017

All of them are white, which prompted Minaj to write in the caption, "It's a great time to be a white rapper in America, huh?" S/O to Em & Post. Nicki Minaj has hit back at social media users who were outraged by her pointing out that the U.S. (more...)
Apple increases prices of iPhones, ex-SE, after duty hike
- December 18, 2017

According to an analysis from investment and financial firm Cowen and Co., Apple did not do an excellent job of convincing its followers to spend for the iPhone X , which cost a whopping $999. Here is the complete list of the updated prices. In a move to give a boost to Make in India agenda of the Indian Government, this decision has been taken. (more...)
Eaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Insider Curtis J. Hutchins Sells 14360 Shares
- December 18, 2017

Following the transaction, the insider now owns 31,028 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,431,354.08. Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN) insider Nandakumar Cheruvatath sold 10,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Friday, December 8th. (more...)
Airtel directed to provisionally suspend Aadhaar-related e-KYC verification
- December 18, 2017

The "Aadhaar linked e-KYC" service of UIDAI provides an instant, electronic, non-repudiable proof of identity and proof of address along with the date of birth and gender, resident's mobile number and email address to the service provider. Bharti Airtel is engaging with the authority and is hopeful of an early resolution, it added. We are also undertaking to complete the said actions on priority and have commenced with checks of our process flows. (more...)
Facebook Introduces Snooze Button for Muting People and Groups for 30 Days Facebook Introduces Snooze Button for Muting People and Groups for 30 Days
- December 18, 2017

Is your friend tempting you with endless photos of ramen on her Japan trip? "The people, Pages, and groups you snooze will not be notified". Facebook has the option to unfollow people so you won't see their annoying post of their food or selfies with inspirational quotes. (more...)
Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL get sizeable discounts Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL get sizeable discounts
- December 18, 2017

Google is not known for throwing about discounts for its phones. Both Google and Verizon Wireless are making a last minute holiday sales push for the recently launched Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are not the flawless smartphones on the market. Potential customers, however, should be aware of the issues in Google's smartphones, particularly with the Pixel 2 XL . (more...)
Mario Batali quits restaurants amid sexual misconduct allegations Mario Batali quits restaurants amid sexual misconduct allegations
- December 18, 2017

Batali remains a co-owner of his restaurant management company but says he will step away from it for a period of time as he works to regain the "respect and trust" of his business partners, employees and fans. Three of the women who accused Batali previously worked for him, while the fourth worked in the restaurant industry. Actress Siobhan Thompson told "CBS This Morning" that Batali had touched her breasts when she used to work as a hostess at one of his restaurants. (more...)
Mario Batali glazes over apology with cinnamon roll recipe Mario Batali glazes over apology with cinnamon roll recipe
- December 17, 2017

But this one, given what preceded it, drew some public derision. After celebrity chef Mario Batali , facing sexual misconduct allegations, posted an online apology followed by a baking method for cinnamon rolls, veteran magazine editor Tina Brown made a decision to suggest another recipe. (more...)
US Bancorp (USB) Downgraded by UBS
- December 17, 2017

About 13.11 million shares traded or 136.07% up from the average. U.S. Bancorp makes up approximately 1.0% of Prudential PLC's holdings, making the stock its 17th largest position. Among 31 analysts covering Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB). Cetera Advisor Llc reported 2,398 shares stake. They expect $0.88 earnings per share, up 7.32 % or $0.06 from last year's $0.82 per share. (more...)
Ltd. Has $60.99 Million Position in Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI)
- December 17, 2017

Kohls Corp now has $8.63B valuation. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $17.93. "Has $60.99 Million Position in Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI)" was published by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. (more...)
How to watch the NASA Kepler announcement today How to watch the NASA Kepler announcement today
- December 17, 2017

The search giant's machine learning technology is also helping search the universe for planets outside our solar system. Kepler-90i is what's called a "super-Earth" exoplanet. Machine learning developed by Google was crucial to the discovery. The neural network is trained on 15,000 signals from the Kepler dataset that have been previously verified as planets or non-planets. (more...)
UTAH JAZZ - How the latest Gobert's setback will affect the team? UTAH JAZZ - How the latest Gobert's setback will affect the team?
- December 17, 2017

Gobert was rolled into by teammate Derrick Favors while grabbing a rebound less than two minutes into Friday's 107-95 win over the Boston Celtics and did not return. But there's no doubt that Gobert's presence will be missed as he's the defensive anchor of the team and a walking double-double. However, they will now space the floor more offensively. (more...)
Nintendo Switch is the Most Popular Console on Google Searches for 2017 Nintendo Switch is the Most Popular Console on Google Searches for 2017
- December 17, 2017

Though PC players got their own Titan Quest: Anniversary Edition last year for the franchise's incredible 10 year anniversary, it's time for the console players to get their turn. " Titan's Quest " will be available as a digital download and also via physical copies in retail stores for all three versions. Loyal fans of the series can also opt to get the special Collector's Edition , which will also be available for the PC as well as the new home console versions. (more...)
Xbox One digital releases for December 18 Xbox One digital releases for December 18
- December 17, 2017

The game is already off to a huge start, with over 1 million people playing the game in the first 48 hours it was available . Observing the growing popularity, Microsoft has chose to bundle the game with Xbox One X for a limited time. However, if you were thinking of purchasing one of the Xbox One S bundles then you better act quickly as almost half of the available package deals have sold out as of the time of writing. (more...)