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Seahawks' Doug Baldwin, Neiko Thorpe questionable for Week 4 Seahawks' Doug Baldwin, Neiko Thorpe questionable for Week 4
- September 30, 2017

Running back C.J. Prosise is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts but coach Pete Carroll sounded even more pessimistic about his chances to play then that designation indicates. "I feel good, but we've still got a couple days left". Everyone else is considered ready to play including free safety Earl Thomas, who sat out on Wednesday and Thursday with a knee injury but had said on Thursday he was likely to play. (more...)
Competition for JioPhone? Airtel to launch Rs 2000 smartphone in October Competition for JioPhone? Airtel to launch Rs 2000 smartphone in October
- September 30, 2017

Reliance's JioPhone could lead to another round of revenue and margin pressure for carriers, analysts at Credit Suisse have said, while those at Morgan Stanley have termed it as a "good value phone" that can have several use cases in the rural markets. (more...)
Dussehra 2017: Why Ramlila holds great significance on this day Dussehra 2017: Why Ramlila holds great significance on this day
- September 30, 2017

It is also called as Vijayadashami, the day of victory. The city honours Goddess Chamundeswari's victory over the great demon Mahishasura, reported the Indian Express. In Southern India, the nine days of Navratri are celebrated with a display of gods and dolls called Golu. Dussehra celebrations in Mysore are one of the most spectacular in the country. (more...)
Vettel fastest in second Malaysia Grand Prix practice Vettel fastest in second Malaysia Grand Prix practice
- September 30, 2017

In an interview with Sky Sports , McLaren driver Fernando Alonso said Hamilton is now the firm favourite for the championship after Vettel crashed out in Singapore. "It's more hard to be consistent and, in the very worst cases, you can develop cramps or even problems with your vision". "Our record here in recent seasons has been mixed but the fundamental characteristics of the track, with its sweeping corners and long straights, means the auto is well-suited to the circuit". (more...)
Ubisoft Releases Gorgeous New Cinematic Trailer for Assassin's Creed Origins Ubisoft Releases Gorgeous New Cinematic Trailer for Assassin's Creed Origins
- September 30, 2017

When looking back on the Assassin's Creed franchise, most players mainly ran around ancient cities looking for the guy their boss told them to kill. He opted not to answer the question and instead indicated that finding the key to that will be one of the important things players will need to do inside " Assassin's Creed: Origins ". (more...)
YouTube Blocking Creators from Linking to Patreon Unless Channel Monetized YouTube Blocking Creators from Linking to Patreon Unless Channel Monetized
- September 29, 2017

Today , an email sent to Nintendo Creators Program partners began circulating, which says that under the program's new rules, creators can no longer live stream Nintendo games. Video creators under the program Patreon seem most impacted. Meaning that this way, Nintendo will get all of the revenue the video makes. Nintendo has not provided any additional information on why it changed its rules on live streaming its games on YouTube. (more...)
A Commodore 64 Mini Console is Coming in 2018 A Commodore 64 Mini Console is Coming in 2018
- September 29, 2017

Unlike the original, though, the C64 Mini will connect to a TV via HDMI and includes a joystick connected via USB. To that end, all backers of the original Indiegogo campaign, or who preordered the new C64 prior to the announcement of the Mini, will be given a Mini console along with the regular system. (more...)
Ben Stokes mocks Katie Price's disabled son in leaked Snapchat video Ben Stokes mocks Katie Price's disabled son in leaked Snapchat video
- September 29, 2017

The all-rounder's Ashes prospects hang in the balance, and this new video certainly won't help his cause. The clip, obtained by the Daily Express, shows the England cricketer imitating 15-year-old Harvey's appearance on Loose Women . "He doesn't deserve this, and especially not from a man who is in the public eye who should be setting an example to other people". However, after his arrest, post the night-club incident, he has been suspended by the England Cricket Board (ECB) until ... (more...)
Failed updates leave Mac computers at risk from targeted attacks on firmware Failed updates leave Mac computers at risk from targeted attacks on firmware
- September 29, 2017

Many Mac computers have EFI firmware vulnerabilities , and didn't receive proper updates to patch them, according to research from Duo Security. The Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) has steadily replaced BIOS in recent years as means of booting and controlling hardware devices. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 Story Trailer Released Red Dead Redemption 2 Story Trailer Released
- September 29, 2017

You play as a brand new character called Arthur Morgan who is a debt collector. However there is no mention of the original protagonist, John Marston, but it would be expected that he will turn up at some time due to the shared narrative. The last Red Dead game came out 7 years ago! The Red Dead series is an absolutely unbelievable series of games and a trailer for the latest installment in the series has finally arrived. (more...)
Samsung's Foldable Phone Surprise: New Details Emerge
- September 29, 2017

Those using abusive language or negative behavior will result in being blacklisted on Disqus. Image of the LineageOS 15 icon. Samsung began development of an in-folding smartphone four or five years ago, but it change to an outward folding design one or two years ago. (more...)
It looks like Galaxy S8 Active might be coming to T
- September 29, 2017

No official announcement has come yet, but a recent leak from the ever-reputable Evan Blass suggests it's heading to T-Mobile soon, and possibly Verizon and Sprint in the future. Now, a news outbreak hints to another carrier support for the device, by T-Mobile in the States. AT&T is now selling it for $849.99, though, so it's likely it'll cost somewhere around there. (more...)
Wii Shop Channel shuts down in 2019 Wii Shop Channel shuts down in 2019
- September 29, 2017

While there are still many people playing Wii today, Nintendo will begin shutting down it services in early 2019. Redownload of already bought software, as well as the Wii - WiiU data transfer will stay online for the time being but will also shut down at an undetermined date in the future. (more...)
Nokia 8 to receive Android 8.0 Oreo update by end of October
- September 29, 2017

Almost two weeks ago, HMD's CPO Juho Sarvikas in his Twitter post had revealed that HMD is beta testing Oreo on the Nokia 8 and that the update will be released once it's flawless. In case you tend to remember, the Nokia 8 flagship was launched by HMD Global back in August with some of the top-tier hardware seen on a typical 2017 flagship onboard. (more...)
Manchester United Will Rival Chelsea for Star Midfielder Manchester United Will Rival Chelsea for Star Midfielder
- September 29, 2017

We are nearly there. "So I think it's normal, a little bit of relaxation". The Manchester United manager, the report says, sent his scouts to go and watch Nainggolan during Roma's Champions League tie with Atletico Madrid earlier this month. (more...)
Axa Sells 30300 Shares of Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF)
- September 29, 2017

In the market the company is trading up by 0.29% percent from yesterday's close. 1 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its holdings in Sun Life Financial by 147.6% during the 2nd quarter. The company's 50-day moving average price is $47.92 and its 200-day moving average price is $47.23. (more...)
Nokia to make its comeback
- September 29, 2017

So lovers of the infamous mobile will be pleased to hear the phone will be making a comeback to Australia in October with a new and improved, affordable model. It'll sport the same reimagined phone, with a 2.4-inch polarized colour screen, 2-megapixel rear camera and LED flash, 16 MB storage with 32GB supported MicroSD card. (more...)
Honda Riding Assist-e Debuts | Concept Electric Motorcycle Honda Riding Assist-e Debuts | Concept Electric Motorcycle
- September 29, 2017

At this stage Honda doesn't have too much to say about the Sports EV, but it does say it will have a friendly face, be a joy to drive and be an EV with AI technology. Being a concept bike, you will never see one on the showroom floor, yet the Honda Riding Assist-e gives us an idea of where Honda thinks our sport is headed. (more...)
Alfa Romeo's First SUV Also Happens To Be The World's Quickest Alfa Romeo's First SUV Also Happens To Be The World's Quickest
- September 29, 2017

Alfa Romeo's Stelvio in Quadrifoglio guise is now the fastest SUV around the Nürburgring. Quadrifoglio has been a racing namesake in the Alfa Romeo brand, with the title used on racing cars since 1923. It generates 510 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque and is paired to a standard Q4 all-wheel-drive system. Porsche holds the record for all cars, with its 911 GT2 RS this month setting an insane 6:47.3 time . (more...)
Google is reportedly working on a screen-equipped Amazon Echo Show competitor Google is reportedly working on a screen-equipped Amazon Echo Show competitor
- September 29, 2017

Google on Tuesday ended YouTube's support for the Echo Show , forestalling owners of Amazon's LCD-prepared savvy speaker from getting to the most popular video streaming service on the planet, the web-based business goliath affirmed in an announcement issued to The Verge . (more...)
Google opens up 'Family Link' parental controls for Android Google opens up 'Family Link' parental controls for Android
- September 29, 2017

Parents can also create a Google Account for their kid right from Android setup, and then manage their kid's account and device with Family Link . The software offers more features on Android as compared to iOS including a "Restrictions" section that's focused more on what apps a child can use and lets configure privacy and other settings, the report added. (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Position Trimmed by Hexavest Inc
- September 29, 2017

The company has market cap of $2.51 billion. Share performance for the month is now at -4.48%. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.00, for a total value of $1,980,462.00. Pillar Pacific Capital owns 1.55% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) for 164,764 shares. Rwc Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 784,372 shares. (more...)
Panasonic launches P99 with 5-inch HD screen for INR 7490 Panasonic launches P99 with 5-inch HD screen for INR 7490
- September 29, 2017

The smartphone features a 5 inch HD Display, while being powered by a 1.25 GHz quad-core processor paired with a 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. The handset is backed by a 2000mAh battery, measures 144.6×71.8×8.6mm, and weighs 145 grams. The smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. (more...)
SpaceX aims to land two 'BFR' cargo missions on Mars by 2022 SpaceX aims to land two 'BFR' cargo missions on Mars by 2022
- September 29, 2017

Elon Musk is bullish about colonizing Mars , maybe even sooner than anyone thought. Musk offered no insight on costs, but the idea would be the most dramatic change to air travel since the supersonic Concord arrived on the scene in the mid 70s, travelling at twice the speed of sound and cutting the 8-hour flight between Paris and NY to less than 3.5 hours. (more...)
Amazon Reveals New $99 Echo | Here's What's Different Amazon Reveals New $99 Echo | Here's What's Different
- September 29, 2017

Now through October 8 you can get a Fire TV Stick and Echo Dot as a bundle for $59.99. It might not have 4K and HDR support, but the Fire TV stick is a good budget media streamer that's even better for Amazon Prime members. It comes with improved sound quality due to dedicated subwoofer and tweeters. Preorders for the new Echo devices started Wednesday. Fabric finishes (coal, gray and sand) cost U.S. (more...)
Amazon Announces New Alexa-Powered Smart Home Devices Amazon Announces New Alexa-Powered Smart Home Devices
- September 29, 2017

It can also make phone calls - Amazon's introducing a supplementary gadget, the Echo Connect , which will let you take and make calls on your Echo using your landline number. The Echo Plus will come bundled with a Philips Hue smart bulb and will be available black, white and silver colour variants. If you were to combine the Echo Dot with the Echo Show , you'd get the $129 Echo Spot , another new device from Amazon . (more...)
Mario was originally punching his companion Yoshi in Super Mario World Mario was originally punching his companion Yoshi in Super Mario World
- September 29, 2017

Super Mario World made its debut in Japan almost 30 years ago and was a huge commercial success globally selling over 20 million copies. In the interview , they drop the sad truth that Mario is nothing but a bully. "What's more, there's an added "bop" sound". Naturally, this did not seem to line up with Mario's good guy image and the team at Nintendo made a decision to change it so that Mario was indeed just commanding Yoshi instead. (more...)
Chevrolet Silverado and Colorado Centennial Editions revive the cool bowtie Chevrolet Silverado and Colorado Centennial Editions revive the cool bowtie
- September 29, 2017

Inspired by the vehicles used in production plants to move parts, it was a rolling chassis with an open-cab and an open frame that could be modified to meet particular needs. The special-edition Silverado arrives at dealerships in October, while the Colorado follows in November. The 1929 International Series LD also market the first time Chevrolet started to introduce colors to its pickups. (more...)
Moto X Pure Edition Finally Receiving Its Nougat Update Moto X Pure Edition Finally Receiving Its Nougat Update
- September 28, 2017

It is the first software update for the phone in nearly a year and this clearly shows how Motorola has gone down in the software support after the Lenovo acquisition. Well, it's a mystery that only Motorola can answer as the company has broken its tradition of software updates. The update brings the 7.0 version of Android along with a September 1, 2017, security patch. (more...)
Price cuts to clear summer stock hurt H&M margins Price cuts to clear summer stock hurt H&M margins
- September 28, 2017

The Stockholm-based brand stocks fast fashion items created in-house and teams up with designers for one-time collections. Those good times may seem like a distant memory for the Swedish retailer. "The fashion retail sector is growing and is in a period of extensive and rapid change as a result of ongoing digitalisation", said Persson. H&M faces rising competition in its core European budget fashion market including from young shoppers defecting to online retailers such as Asos and ... (more...)