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N*Sync Reunion at Super Bowl LII? Don't Get Your Hopes Up N*Sync Reunion at Super Bowl LII? Don't Get Your Hopes Up
- January 25, 2018

Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 4. "We will see the Vikings brand. more prevalent than in any other host city", Vikings Vice President Lester Bagley said, so Super Bowl television viewers will know that U.S. To no one's surprise, the New England Patriots were one of the most popular teams on social media this year. The Eagles theme song "Fly Eagles Fly" will be performed in 18th drum style. (more...)
Maruti set to reveal future game-plan at Auto Expo 2018 Maruti set to reveal future game-plan at Auto Expo 2018
- January 25, 2018

Out of all these cars on display, Maruti Suzuki plans to introduce a total of four cars to the market in 2018-19. Maruti Suzuki will showcase its first Concept EV, the e-SURVIVOR. Auto Expo may not be getting the attention it deserves thanks to the age of internet, but there's no way one can sit back and pretend not to notice when Maruti Suzuki comes to the floor. (more...)
How to Update your Mac with the Latest Adobe Flash Player Version
- January 25, 2018

Flash Player is free and it provides plug-in versions for the most important web browsers: Chrome and Windows 8 or Later included. According to Blorge , updating Flash Player is simple, yet very important to avoid security issues. There are three options which appear and one of them is " Allow Adobe to install updates (recommended )". To check your current Flash Player version g to the official Adobe site and go to "Find Version". (more...)
(NASDAQ:MSFT) Shares Sold by LaFleur & Godfrey LLC
- January 25, 2018

The shares were sold at an average price of $83.15, for a total transaction of $1,496,700.00. Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) has risen 46.84% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. 27,560 are held by Adirondack Tru Com. One Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Microsoft by 5.0% in the 2nd quarter. Mrj Capital Incorporated invested in 65,514 shares. (more...)
Vodafone, Flipkart tie up to offer entry-level 4G smartphones Vodafone, Flipkart tie up to offer entry-level 4G smartphones
- January 25, 2018

The move comes after Vodafone partnered with Micromax and Itel mobile to launch affordable smartphones. The cashback will be credited to the Vodafone M-Pesa wallets allowing users to transact digitally or withdraw cash according to their convenience. (more...)
Ford shares fall after company reports mixed quarter Ford shares fall after company reports mixed quarter
- January 25, 2018

Ford Motor Co. will give more than 54,000 United Auto Workers hourly employees profit-sharing checks of about $7,500 this year, the company said Wednesday. The figure for adjusted earnings per share was $1.78, 2 cents better than the previous year. Revenue totaled $156.8 billion, an improvement of about $5 billion from 2016. (more...)
Android Oreo now rolling out to unlocked Moto X4 Android Oreo now rolling out to unlocked Moto X4
- January 25, 2018

The Moto X4 is now available in two configurations in India - one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage for Rs 20,999 and one with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage for Rs 22,999. The Moto X4 runs Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and features a 5.2-inch full-HD display with 1080x1920 pixels resolution. Lenovo has taken to its official online forums to announce that the unlocked Moto X4 is now getting the long-awaited update to Android Oreo . (more...)
Overwatch's New Skins Are Rare, But Loot Box Odds Haven't Changed Overwatch's New Skins Are Rare, But Loot Box Odds Haven't Changed
- January 25, 2018

A vulnerability in Blizzard's updater put millions of gamers at risk. The agent utility creates an JSON RPC server listening on localhost port 1120, and accepts commands to install, uninstall, change settings, update and other maintenance related options. (more...)
Ghost Recon: Wildlands is getting paid-for loot boxes Ghost Recon: Wildlands is getting paid-for loot boxes
- January 25, 2018

Wildlands' loot crates each contain three items, and will come in two distinct forms - Spec Ops Crates, which are designed for use in the single-player and co-op campaign, and Ghost War Crates for use in the recently introduced Ghost War PvP mode . (more...)
Sea of Thieves Team Working to Address Closed Beta Error Sea of Thieves Team Working to Address Closed Beta Error
- January 25, 2018

Both the official Sea of Thieves forum and the game's subreddit are filled with complaints from beta invitees who are unable to get the game to play. "As for the "too early" Closed Beta issue, please rest assured that we are fully focussed on a resolution". Sea of Thieves is an open-world, co-op adventure in which players form pirate crews and search for treasure. (more...)
Japan Display unveils new in-screen fingerprint scanner for LCDs Japan Display unveils new in-screen fingerprint scanner for LCDs
- January 25, 2018

You'll find the same 6.43-inch 2,160 x 1,080 (18:9) AMOLED screen , a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset, 4GB of RAM, a 3,905 mAh battery, a 12-megapixel-plus-5-megapixel f/1.8 dual camera on the back and a 12-megapixel f/2.0 camera on the front. (more...)
Loot boxes aren't going away, GDC survey says Loot boxes aren't going away, GDC survey says
- January 25, 2018

Game Developers Conference 2018 will take place from March 19th to March 23rd at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. It's a pretty interesting snapshot too, especially when the most current statistics are compared to the previous year's. (more...)
Ubisoft unveils Sam, a personal gaming assistant
- January 25, 2018

The trailer shows Sam proposing a video with tips and tricks on how to succeed in certain Rainbow Six Siege maps, and although the helpful gesture is noted, that might be the last thing that someone wants to see after losing a hard-fought battle in any game. (more...)
Google presents what it wants for web-based augmented reality Google presents what it wants for web-based augmented reality
- January 24, 2018

The company has been working on AR technologies for several years now and in 2017 it unveiled ARCore , a software development kit (SDK) meant to help developers integrate support for AR in their applications. Subtle features such as shadows and lighting are also part of the package, allowing the model to better blend into reality. Now the mothership really wants for AR to take off and bring it mainstream - Google is bringing AR to your browsers, and it looks good and proper. (more...)
Game security outfit Denuvo acquired by cybersecurity specialist Irdeto Game security outfit Denuvo acquired by cybersecurity specialist Irdeto
- January 24, 2018

Denuvo will continue to operate as normal post-acquisition, with Irdeto confirming that all staff have been retained. Over the course of last few year, Denuvo DRM emerged to scrub piracy from the face of the internet and this anti-tamper technology managed to that at first but gradually hackers found workarounds for Denovo DRM but it still managed to protect some games and now Iderto has acquired Denuvo. (more...)
Dead by Daylight's latest cinematic serial killer expansion is Saw-themed Dead by Daylight's latest cinematic serial killer expansion is Saw-themed
- January 24, 2018

The Pig , a disciple of the legendary Jigsaw Killer. The Pig is able to place reverse bear traps on any survivors she gets her hands on and thus raising the stakes even higher as survivors who take too long to escape will meet a particularly grisly fate. (more...)
Cadence Design Systems (CDNS) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
- January 24, 2018

The 7 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $12.96 billion company. (NASDAQ: CDNS ). Gateway Invest Advisers Ltd Liability Company owns 126,587 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:CDNS) for 11,257 shares. The stock exchanged hands with a volume of 1.45 million shares compared to its standard daily volume. Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, January 30th. (more...)
Jaguar Land Rover cuts United Kingdom production amid Brexit and diesel uncertainty Jaguar Land Rover cuts United Kingdom production amid Brexit and diesel uncertainty
- January 24, 2018

The auto site spoke to Jaguar design boss Ian Callum, who said the design, already completed, has been well-received within the company and that the majority feel the XJ should remain the company's flagship vehicle rather than the rumored upcoming large SUV slotted above the F-Pace crossover. (more...)
Android Oreo 8.1 Now Displays Wi-Fi Network Speed Before You Connect Android Oreo 8.1 Now Displays Wi-Fi Network Speed Before You Connect
- January 24, 2018

Be our guest as we serve AndroidOreo 8.1 beta for Nokia8. It will have four labels, either Very Fast , Fast , OK or Slow . The Wi-Fi networks secured with passwords meaning the Private Wi-Fi networks would not be showing the speed data since it is of nobody's concern and Google can not just test them like that, however, the signal strength would continually be shown. (more...)
Google Assistant can now match voices to specific Netflix profiles Google Assistant can now match voices to specific Netflix profiles
- January 24, 2018

The Google Home was an awesome smart speaker when it first launched in late 2016, but it was made even better last August with support for multiple users based on voice recognition. From there the theory is there is a "Manage Profile" option, but in practice simply unlinking and re-linking your account should allow you to match your profile. (more...)
Idea Cellular posts biggest-ever quarterly loss Idea Cellular posts biggest-ever quarterly loss
- January 24, 2018

That missed the average Rs 1,280 crore estimate from 11 analysts, according to Thomson Reuters data. Its net loss widened to 12.85 billion Indian rupees ($202 million) in the third quarter ended December 31, versus a loss of 3.84 billion rupees a year earlier, Idea Cellular said on Wednesday. (more...)
RollerCoaster Tycoon Seeks Crowdfunding for Switch Version RollerCoaster Tycoon Seeks Crowdfunding for Switch Version
- January 24, 2018

Many developers have turned to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter in the past, but this is about equity-based fundraising. Atari recently opened an investment campaign for a brand new Rollercoaster Tycoon on the Switch, with a minimum funding goal of $10,000. (more...)
Firefox 58 for Android released with FLAC support, performance improvements Firefox 58 for Android released with FLAC support, performance improvements
- January 24, 2018

Dubbed as Firefox 58 this new version continues to bring unique as well improved "Quantum" features that were introduced in Firefox 57 back in November. The changelog also mentions Tracking Protection that the browser has been offering in its Private Browsing mode for a long time now. Firefox Quantum offers access to the Tracking Protection feature, and Mozilla suggests users enable it for the privacy and speed benefits. (more...)
Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO) Upgraded by BidaskClub to "Strong-Buy"
- January 24, 2018

Lombard Odier Asset Management Usa Corp, which manages about $3.79B and $1.41B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) by 173,337 shares to 223,337 shares, valued at $9.03 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Here's How a Government Shutdown Affects Your Travel Here's How a Government Shutdown Affects Your Travel
- January 24, 2018

The first deadlock occurred in November after Clinton vetoed spending legislation passed by the Republican-controlled Congress. Funding elapsed for five days and about 800,000 employees were furloughed. In previous shutdowns, Congress has agreed to pay furloughed workers after the shutdown ended . Still, some people are anxious it might not happen this time. (more...)
Apple issues Meltdown fix for Macs running Sierra and El Capitan Apple issues Meltdown fix for Macs running Sierra and El Capitan
- January 24, 2018

The security updates mainly focus on the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, which were fixed for High Sierra users a couple of weeks ago . If you're interested in reading more details about Apple's updates , you can do so here. There's no way they're as serious as Meltdown and Spectre, and their inclusion here may be a coincidence - but similar fixes appear on other Apple platforms (iOS, tvOS), so it at the very least is more than a macOS thing. (more...)
Red Hydrogen AR Smartphone Shipping This Summer In 2018 Red Hydrogen AR Smartphone Shipping This Summer In 2018
- January 24, 2018

Now, RED's founder has announced that the Hydrogen One is now actually a working device. Jannard promises that there will be more news about the phone , 4V and the Hydrogen Network soon, with a possible preview in April at RED Studios. (more...)
Xbox Game Pass to add Xbox exclusives the day they launch Xbox Game Pass to add Xbox exclusives the day they launch
- January 24, 2018

Xbox Game Pass is a cool service allowing many Xbox One gamers to play a host of great games for just a small monthly fee. While the Switch dominated headlines and the PS4 got more console exclusives than anyone knew what to do with, Microsoft remained quiet (save for the launch of the admittedly fantastic Xbox One X ). (more...)
Apple HomePod speaker to arrive February 9 Apple HomePod speaker to arrive February 9
- January 24, 2018

Apple customers in France and Germany will be next in line for HomePod , sometime "this spring", according to the company. All three are capable of controlling devices like internet-connected lights and thermostats, but with the HomePod , Siri and HomeKit , Apple has some serious catching up to do. (more...)
South Korea to file complaint to WTO over U.S. safeguard measures South Korea to file complaint to WTO over U.S. safeguard measures
- January 24, 2018

In announcing the measures Monday, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the International Trade Commission had found that U.S. producers were "seriously injured" by the imports. LG Electronics' plant in Tennessee is scheduled to be put into operation in October this year. Due to the import restrictions, however, solar cell products exceeding a cumulative capacity of 2.5 gigawatts have to face a tariff of 30% on a yearly basis. (more...)