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Para sure na! Pimentel vows to pass law vs 'endo' Para sure na! Pimentel vows to pass law vs 'endo'
- May 02, 2018

This came amid the labor group's loud and persistent clamor for his "failure" to stop the end of contract (endo) in the country, which he promised during the election campaign. Paglinawan said the labor groups will continue to push for the abolition of contractualization. On enforcement of labor standards and working conditions, the Labor secretary, through his representative, has been authorized to conduct inspection of establishments to ensure compliance with labor laws, including the ... (more...)
TMZ staffer confronts Kanye over claim that slavery 'sounds like a choice' TMZ staffer confronts Kanye over claim that slavery 'sounds like a choice'
- May 02, 2018

After taking to Twitter to vocally support Donald Trump , strap on a Make America Great Again hat, and lose millions of followers in the process - he's now weighed in on another topic: slavery. I like the word "prison" because "slavery" goes too direct to the idea of Blacks. Holocaust is Jews and slavery is blacks. So prison is something that unites us as one race. (more...)
Nintendo Might Be Redesigning the Switch's Joy-Con to Fix A Problem Nintendo Might Be Redesigning the Switch's Joy-Con to Fix A Problem
- May 02, 2018

The filing is fairly short (at least compared to some other FCC filings), and essentially just alerts the FCC that Nintendo is making changes to a device that's already compliant. That said, there's only so much that software updates can do to help. Of course, no concrete details have been confirmed, but it looks like Nintendo is taking the issue seriously - an improvement from their position a year ago. (more...)
Will The Justice Department Fight A Merger Between T-Mobile And Sprint? Will The Justice Department Fight A Merger Between T-Mobile And Sprint?
- May 02, 2018

Postpaid phone subscriber trends are watched closely by analysts because those customers spend the most monthly. T-Mobile will not be liable to pay Sprint a breakup fee should regulators block the deal, according to sources who asked not to be identified because that detail in their contract has not yet been made public. (more...)
New Kid-Friendly E-Cig Marketing A Huge Poisoning Risk New Kid-Friendly E-Cig Marketing A Huge Poisoning Risk
- May 02, 2018

Federal regulators warned 13 e-cigarette makers and sellers Tuesday that they need to change the packaging that markets the tobacco products to children and has led to some children accidentally drinking liquid nicotine. Some of the products resembled juice boxes, candy and cookies. "These are preventable accidents that have the potential to result in serious harm or even death". (more...)
Ikaruga Blasts Its Way to Nintendo Switch on May 29th! Ikaruga Blasts Its Way to Nintendo Switch on May 29th!
- May 02, 2018

The fanboy in me is honored that Nicalis can work with Mr. Maegawa and Treasure in bringing this legendary game to Nintendo Switch . The Switch has a lot of scrolling shooters, and it's landing a giant of the genre this month. When your ship is black, you can absorb black projectiles and deal double damage to white enemies. Five stages of thumb-busting intensity await, each jam-packed with fantastic 3D visuals, challenging obstacles and epic boss encounters, plus a second player can ... (more...)
Analyst Advice And Earnings Insight: Broadcom Inc. (AVGO), Dana Incorporated (DAN)
- May 01, 2018

The stock decreased 0.41% or $6.49 during the last trading session, reaching $1566.13. About 74,551 shares traded. Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO ) has risen 11.56% since May 1, 2017 and is uptrending. A total of 28 analysts rate Broadcom Ltd (NASDAQ:AVGO) as follows: 27 "Buy", 1 "Hold" and 0 "Sell". The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 0.01%. Therefore 67% are positive. (more...)
You can now purchase the Oculus Go standalone VR headset for $199 You can now purchase the Oculus Go standalone VR headset for $199
- May 01, 2018

Now this will vary depending on content but the built-in lithium ion battery should provide around two hours for videogames and up to 2.5 hours for streaming media and video states Oculus. Assuming this is accurate, the announcement would likely be made during Facebook's keynote, which kicks off at 10am PST. Oculus Go launch with several apps and games including an updated Oculus Rooms, originally released for the Gear VR , which features customizable environments, more life-like avatars, ... (more...)
Apple's Cross-Platform iOS, macOS Apps Feature Won't Arrive Until 2019 Apple's Cross-Platform iOS, macOS Apps Feature Won't Arrive Until 2019
- May 01, 2018

I don't have extensive details, but basically it sounds like a declarative control API . Registered developers can grab the third betas of iOS 11 .4, macOS 10 .13.5, watchOS 4.3.1 and tvOS 11.4 from Apple's online developer portal. Marzipan (now a defunct codename) is a project that would allow developers to build software that worked with multiple interfaces. According to Gruber, the codename of "Project Marzipan" is actually known as something different behind the scenes that he can ... (more...)
Amazon introduces Prime Book Box, a subscription service for kids books Amazon introduces Prime Book Box, a subscription service for kids books
- May 01, 2018

Amazon is launching a new subscription service specifically designed for kids. The Prime Book Box doesn't follow rules as strict as some other book subscription boxes . According to Amazon, this equates to a 35 percent discount over buying all of the included books separately. The choice of books is made through a combination of customer reviews and Amazon Books Editors. (more...)
Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps
- May 01, 2018

The world's largest social network said on Tuesday that it's now allowing Instagram users to share their GoPro action shots or a song they like on Spotify to their Instagram Stories. Further, Instagram is looking to borrow Reactions from Facebook and incorporate it right onto Instagram Stories. For example, Instagrammers will be able to try out Kylie Jenner's favorite lipstick colors in their selfies; add a cloud of hearts and Pomeranians from Jiffpom; or turn any video into an NBA ... (more...)
Classic Mega Man games get glow-in-the-dark cartridge reissues Classic Mega Man games get glow-in-the-dark cartridge reissues
- May 01, 2018

Capcom and iam8bit are partnering on two limited-edition retro carts this time around. "It's with tremendous excitement that we now find our dear Mega Man celebrating his big 3-0, inspiring a trip down memory lane to rekindle our love affair with the franchise that defined so much of what we love about action platformers today". (more...)
Mozilla: Sponsored content is coming to Firefox as soon as next week Mozilla: Sponsored content is coming to Firefox as soon as next week
- May 01, 2018

However, a long time before the acquisition, Firefox added access to the Pocket service that took place particularly in June 2015 and was created to let users read content from Pocket without signing up separately for the service. It's the next version with extended support, which means it could end up in your office for a long time, if that's your company's browser of choice, even if there were to be a huge user rebellion. (more...)
MacBook Pro 'Butterfly' Keyboards are Failing at an Alarming Rate MacBook Pro 'Butterfly' Keyboards are Failing at an Alarming Rate
- May 01, 2018

They show that with the MacBook Pro from 2014, when it came to the first year of servicing, 5.6% of all models repaired had a problem with the keyboard. And because of how the keyboard mechanism is designed on the 2016 and 2017 models, repairs are costly. And that's because the keyboard itself can't be replaced; the fix involves replacing everything from the keyboard and battery to the upper casing surrounding the keyboard. (more...)
Cadence Design Systems (CDNS) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
- May 01, 2018

About 333,691 shares traded. Cadence Design Systems, Inc . Repros Therapeutics Inc. ( NASDAQ :RPRX) has 0.00% since April 29, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 3.35% the S&P500. Goldman Sachs has 0% invested in Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 2,019,119 shares of the software maker's stock valued at $84,440,000 after purchasing an additional 757,648 shares during the period. (more...)
Dark Souls Remaster Network Test Announced For Xbox One And PS4 Dark Souls Remaster Network Test Announced For Xbox One And PS4
- May 01, 2018

The Network test allows both players and developers to test the game's online functionalities and thus ensure any improvement and troubleshooting required to give a smoother experience. Specific times for the Americas are listed below, for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One . There's also a lengthy EULA for players to accept before they can get into the game. (more...)
Even more LG G7 ThinQ imagery surfaces online alongside detailed specs Even more LG G7 ThinQ imagery surfaces online alongside detailed specs
- May 01, 2018

The LG G7 ThinQ it will be unveiled on May 02, 2018. There is a fingerprint sensor and a now vertical dual lens camera on the rear of the device. Even though the G7 ThinQ doesn't seem to integrate any groundbreaking tech, it will still be pricey. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
- May 01, 2018

The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $221.6. About 1.36M shares traded. It has outperformed by 55.16% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, March 23 with "Buy". JP Morgan has "Overweight" rating and $95 target. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, September 21. (more...)
Coolpad launched value for money smartphone 'Note 6'; specifictions and price Coolpad launched value for money smartphone 'Note 6'; specifictions and price
- May 01, 2018

The smartphone features a 5.5-inch Full HD display, is powered by the Snapdragon 435 SoC and comes with a dual 8-megapixel + 5-megapixel front-facing camera setup. The phone runs Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. Despite a lot of options for Indian customers in this price range, customers have opted for Coolpad devices because they appreciate the quality, power pact and rich features of Coolpad smartphones. (more...)
Telecom Commission approves Wi-Fi services on flights in India Telecom Commission approves Wi-Fi services on flights in India
- May 01, 2018

The official went on to say that nearly all recommendations suggested by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India have been accepted. It also says that the license for in-flight connectivity will be provided at a meagre fee of Re 1. Among other decisions that were approved, internet telephony and ease of doing business recommendations from the regulator were also approved. Earlier in August previous year, DoT had asked the TRAI to furnish its recommendations on licensing terms and ... (more...)
WhatsApp Rolling Out Restrict Group Feature For Android WhatsApp Rolling Out Restrict Group Feature For Android
- May 01, 2018

When you tap on the "Group settings" option, you will see two options - "Edit group info " and "Edit group admins ". The tool will be added to iOS and Android versions of the app in the latest update. The feature is now available for Android beta users, but according to a report, it is in the process of rolling out for all users across Android, iPhone, and Windows Phone platforms. (more...)
Ship Finance International (NYSE:SFL) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows
- May 01, 2018

Ship Finance International Limited has 938,837 shares volume, 26.83% up from normal. Ship Finance International Limited (SFL ) is expected to post revenue of $92.27 Million in the current quarter, according to consensus of 3 analysts. Total analysts of 2 have positions in Ship Finance Intl (NYSE:SFL) as follows: 0 rated it a "Buy", 0 with "Sell" and 2 with "Hold". The stock showed weekly performance of 1.42% and it maintained for the month at 0.71%. (more...)
"Dragalia Lost" is an Original Mobile RPG from Nintendo and Cygames
- May 01, 2018

Nintendo has announced that it will be partnering with Cygames to develop a new mobile game. While the game will come out first in Japan, it is also scheduled for a worldwide release. Details on the game's story and gameplay are rather thin on the ground right now, but a trailer has been released which shows off some of the game's features and its overall aesthetic. (more...)
Fortnite Season 4 Releases With Hop Rocks And More Fortnite Season 4 Releases With Hop Rocks And More
- May 01, 2018

And to mark the occasion, Epic Games has released an explosive new trailer. So fans should expect a few new additions to the Fortnite map, as well as a crater that players can visit. The tweets also suggest that season 4 will have a superhero theme. "Jump in and witness the aftermath of the impact while you level up your Battle Pass and earn all new loot". (more...)
Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) Upgraded by Wedbush to Outperform
- May 01, 2018

The stock increased 0.70% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $99.32. About 60,959 shares traded. (NASDAQ:TTWO) has risen 67.39% since May 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It improved, as 45 investors sold TTWO shares while 123 reduced holdings. Squarepoint Ops LLC raised its position in Take-Two Interactive Software by 33.8% in the first quarter. (more...)
Remedy's Mysterious Remedy's Mysterious "Project 7" will be Unveiled at this Year's E3
- May 01, 2018

Max Payne alone is evidence of that, but for every mixed title like Quantum Break , you have a quirky gem like Alan Wake . To get P7 made and distributed, Remedy has teamed up with publisher 505 games in a multi-year contract for the new IP. (more...)
Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY) Weekly Ratings on April 30, 2018
- May 01, 2018

National Mutual Insurance Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives who had been investing in Mastercard Incorporated for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $188.05 billion market cap company. Following the purchase, the director now owns 1,050 shares in the company, valued at $56,311.50. Gamco Et Al owns 38,992 shares. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.22% or 7,437 shares. (more...)
NC A&T Revokes Bill Cosby's Honorary Degree NC A&T Revokes Bill Cosby's Honorary Degree
- May 01, 2018

No date has been set for the sentencing yet. Temple University , Cosby's alma mater, also said Friday that it had revoked his honorary degree. Cosby's team blasted his trial as a "public lynching" and began looking ahead to an appeal. (more...)
New Twitter feature highlights news links tweeted by members you follow New Twitter feature highlights news links tweeted by members you follow
- April 30, 2018

The new feature also groups the tweets mentioning the link underneath it. Continuing its aggressive move into news dissemination, Twitter has now rolled out a new feature to highlight the links shared by your network into your home timeline. (more...)
Barclays thinks new iPhones won't include headphone adapter Barclays thinks new iPhones won't include headphone adapter
- April 30, 2018

Popular Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has left KGI Securities and may no longer focus on Apple in the future, according to the ChinaTimes via Bloomberg. 3D Touch Feature Done In 2019? Following Apple's habit of releasing a new phone every September, the new 2018 edition flagship phone could be unveiled this September. (more...)