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Senate moves to scrap post-UTME Senate moves to scrap post-UTME
- October 04, 2017

According to him, many candidates who perform poorly in Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UMTE) can secure admission through nepotism, bribery and corruption while many other candidates who perform excellently can be denied admission. (more...)
Forza Motorsport 7 now available for Xbox and Windows Forza Motorsport 7 now available for Xbox and Windows
- October 04, 2017

Among other things, this update addresses stability issues on PC and fixes the frame rate counter. Fixed numerous livery-related issues, including some liveries applying as paint colors only, liveries not appearing in multiplayer, and game lock-ups when cancelling liveries. (more...)
Meet The US Women's Gymnastics Team For The World Championships Meet The US Women's Gymnastics Team For The World Championships
- October 04, 2017

Olympic floor bronze medallist Amy Tinkler only recently returned to training after injury and has been suffering with a cold. Although there are still four sub divisions remaining to be completed before final results from Qualifications are known, Godwin now sits third All-Around with a total score of 51.874, and is in the running to qualify for the All-Around Final. (more...)
Leaked: Huawei Mate 10 Pro AI handset Leaked: Huawei Mate 10 Pro AI handset
- October 04, 2017

There will be dual-camera setup on the back of the phone - one being a 12MP camera and a 20MP camera. Huawei's Mate 10 Pro is among the top most-awaited flagship phones of 2017. The earlier rumors suggest that the Mate 10 Pro is pegged to come with an "EntireView" 5.99-inches QHD display with 1440×2880 pixel resolution. The Mate 9 smartphone, which was released in November past year, also featured a 20 and 12 megapixel new dual camera - which made it the first in the "Mate" series to ... (more...)
Taco Bell Is Celebrating National Taco Day With This $5 Box Taco Bell Is Celebrating National Taco Day With This $5 Box
- October 04, 2017

But each year, Taco Bell seems to make the holiday a week-long extravaganza, which it calls "the most wonderful time of the year ". It also happens to be National Taco Day . Jimboys Tacos : To celebrate National Taco Day, Jimboys is offering one free taco with every taco you purchase, valid up to three free tacos per guest only at participating locations . (more...)
Helicopters leave Ft. Indiantown Gap for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico Helicopters leave Ft. Indiantown Gap for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico
- October 04, 2017

Tim Aiken, NC Guard's Director of Joint Operations. " Our thoughts are with the people of Puerto Rico as they recover from this storm", said Maj. Gen. "The emergency management system in Maryland is filled with local, state, private, and non-governmental partners dedicated to ensuring the safety and resiliency of Maryland citizens". (more...)
Google Allo for Web finally becomes a little more useful Google Allo for Web finally becomes a little more useful
- October 04, 2017

When Allo finally debuted on the web, it still had some serious restrictions. Now that changes with the launch of Allo for Web on Firefox and Opera and, most importantly, support for iOS. While the odds are in favor that most Allo users only use Chrome, extending support to other popular browsers is a great way to give more people a chance to use the service. (more...)
Adds team tournaments, 1080p streaming, pop-up control Adds team tournaments, 1080p streaming, pop-up control
- October 04, 2017

Teams and Team Tournaments have been added to the PlayStation 4's feature set as its OS moves to version 5.0, as detailed on the North American, European and Japanese PlayStation blogs. The initial batch of games that support this feature include Uncharted 4: A Thief's End , Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, World of Tanks , and Mantis Burn Racing . (more...)
Google Home Update Brings "Night Mode" with Lower Volume and LED Brightness
- October 04, 2017

Night mode doesn't disable Google Home during nighttime hours, but rather quiets it down, ensuring you don't blast your ear drums or startle yourself fully awake when the device decides to speak. I was able to drill down to "Adventure Action Movies that feature John Williams" before the tags reset and I was given new options. By toggling on DND, you'll be telling Google Home to "block sounds from reminders, broadcast messages and other notifications". (more...)
Instagram shopping is getting a big boost from Shopify Instagram shopping is getting a big boost from Shopify
- October 04, 2017

Shopify is rolling out its " Shopping on Instagram " feature to thousands more merchants, just in time for the holiday season. Earlier this year, Instagram opened them up to Shopify and BigCommerce . Shopping on Instagram is now only available to US-based merchants which have an active Facebook Shop and sell in USA currency. When users see the tag, tapping on it will bring up the option to buy the product. (more...)
Skoda Kodiaq India launch TODAY: Price, specs, features, interiors and more Skoda Kodiaq India launch TODAY: Price, specs, features, interiors and more
- October 04, 2017

The expandable luggage space offers 270 litres of volume along with 188 mm ground clearance. Under the hood, Kodiaq in India is expected to get 1,968cc, turbocharged diesel engine , which can produce 148bhp at 3,500-4,000rpm and a peak torque of 340Nm at 1,750-3,000rpm, paired with seven-speed DSG automatic transmission . (more...)
Amazon Great Indian Festival: Top deals on wearables, smartphones, laptops and more Amazon Great Indian Festival: Top deals on wearables, smartphones, laptops and more
- October 04, 2017

Amazon is offering up to 40% discount on a range of wearables, starting as low as Rs 1,300. "Up to 40% off on mobile phones - Top offers from, Apple, Samsung, Oneplus, Xiaomi, Moto, LG, SONY, Panasonic, Bose, JBL, HP, Dell, Canon and many others", the company said. (more...)
Rezvani TANK | Military Inspired, Built To Take On Anything Rezvani TANK | Military Inspired, Built To Take On Anything
- October 04, 2017

The Tank is "the most capable vehicle on and off the road" according to its makers, but we've heard that before. The exterior is made of Kevlar and is entirely bulletproof (as you may have guessed by looking at its military-esque styling) and there's also bulletproof B6 glass and a Kevlar fuel tank. (more...)
Apple squashes more bugs with iOS 11.02 Apple squashes more bugs with iOS 11.02
- October 04, 2017

Users who needed to make a call had to utilize a speaker option or headphones to stop the static noise. If you have a compatible iPhone or the iPad, it's best to head over to Settings and start downloading the new update . You should be connected to a Wi-Fi network. Alternately users can plug in their device to a Mac or iTunes on Windows and download the update via the program. (more...)
New Plug-In Hybrid Range Rover Sport On Its Way To Australia New Plug-In Hybrid Range Rover Sport On Its Way To Australia
- October 04, 2017

That's 25 hp more than the previous model, allowing the Range Rover Sport SVR to go zero-to-60 miles per hour in 4.3 seconds (0-100 km/h in 4.5 seconds). Speaking about the announcement, Managing Director at Jaguar Land Rover Australia, Matthew Wiesener, said: "As one of Australia's best-selling premium luxury SUVs, we expect that the new technology and upgrades to the 2018 Range Rover Sport will be of great appeal to our customers". (more...)
YouTube on iOS Adds Support for Sharing Videos to iMessage YouTube on iOS Adds Support for Sharing Videos to iMessage
- October 04, 2017

It does seem a bit unusual that YouTube took this long to make sharing to Messages, but either way we guess it is here. This is a great feature for those who don't want to break off from current conversations just to watch a video. Often iMessage apps contain a mere fraction of the information found in their parent apps, so I was expecting to only see a small number of recently watched videos listed; the ability to continue scrolling through my full history is a pleasant surprise. (more...)
Horde Bash update brings wave-based survival to Fortnite this week Horde Bash update brings wave-based survival to Fortnite this week
- October 04, 2017

In it, you and three other people will have to build a fort to the best of your abilities before waves upon waves of enemies arrive. The longer you survive, the more resources and rewards you'll get. Ammo Harvest Outlander - Collects ammo for themselves and their team. Scavenger currency will be earned by players by completing quests and playing the new aforementioned Challenge the Horde Mode . (more...)
Triumph Bonneville Bobber Black Revealed Triumph Bonneville Bobber Black Revealed
- October 04, 2017

The Speedmaster employs thetwin-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 1200cc that also does duty on the Bonneville T120. We never got the last gen Speedmaster in India, but there's a good chance that we will get the new one. Available in Jet Black, Cranberry Red and Jet Black, and Fusion White and Phantom Black, complete with hand-painted coachlines, there's a style to suit both modern and classic fans. (more...)
Philips adds HomeKit support to suite of Hue smart light products Philips adds HomeKit support to suite of Hue smart light products
- October 04, 2017

According to Philips, "Apple HomeKit compatibility for Hue accessories Philips Hue is extending its Apple HomeKit compatibility for Hue accessories: Hue tap , Hue dimmer switch and Hue motion sensor ". Just scroll down in the accessory details screen. If you configured an accessory in a third party app, or experience unexpected behavior, now you can restore the default Hue behavior. (more...)
Alfa Romeo Giulia Gets Coveted IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating Alfa Romeo Giulia Gets Coveted IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating
- October 04, 2017

In order to achieve this, the Giulia needed to withstand the IIHS' battery of crash tests, including the hard small-overlap test. The Giulia achieved a crash-prevention rating of Superior, thanks to its optional automatic emergency braking and forward collision warning. (more...)
A Look Behind What's Driving Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY)' Earnings
- October 04, 2017

With an institutional ownership near 86%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of -1.06. It is down 47.68% since October 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500. BERY's profit will be $102.96 million for 17.87 P/E if the $0.79 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.04 actual EPS reported by Dover Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.65% EPS growth. (more...)
Halloween returns to Overwatch next week
- October 04, 2017

Overwatch game director, Jeff Kaplan , has taken to the Battle.net forums in order to address concerns about community moderation. "It's very easy to post the wrong thing and make a "promise" to the community that no one meant to make", Kaplan said in a statement . (more...)
Welp, Dead Orbit won Destiny 2's first Faction Rally Welp, Dead Orbit won Destiny 2's first Faction Rally
- October 04, 2017

It is now available for all those who pledged to Dead Orbit to purchase for 1,000 glimmer. The victor was crowned today by Bungie after one week of Faction Rallies, where the winning faction is decided by whichever has the most faction packages rewarded for earning tokens in multiple game activities. (more...)
Roku Unveils 5 New Devices, Roku OS 8 Roku Unveils 5 New Devices, Roku OS 8
- October 04, 2017

The Roku Streaming Stick is both portable and powerful, featuring a quad-core processor with 802.11 AC dual-band MIMO wireless connectivity. For any further need, you can take notes. In the case of the Express+ there is an option to connect via HDMI and composite A/V ports, which differentiates it from the standard Express model. (more...)
McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC) McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC)
- October 04, 2017

The stock decreased 1.22% or $0.44 on September 29, reaching $35.58. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the past year is $102.75. Brown Advisory accumulated 98,904 shares. First Republic Invest Management has 15,879 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Shares of McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC ) have been assigned a consensus rating of "Hold" from the eleven analysts that are now covering the firm, Marketbeat ... (more...)
Bumble launches Bizz, a new mode for professional networking Bumble launches Bizz, a new mode for professional networking
- October 04, 2017

The same way Bumble has worked to eliminate creepy, inappropriate behavior from dating and friendship platforms, Bizz will help keep women feeling safe and comfortable in professional networking. Bumble Bizz is available in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. "We want to bring you closer to all of these connections in an empowered way", Herd says in a release. (more...)
Piaggio launches Vespa Red at Rs 87009 Piaggio launches Vespa Red at Rs 87009
- October 03, 2017

Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar is the first customer of Vespa RED in India. (RED) is a highly respected worldwide brand that partners with the world's most iconic brands that contribute up to 50 per cent of profits from (RED)-branded goods and services to the Global Fund. (more...)
The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has hit RTM The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has hit RTM
- October 03, 2017

When this build moves to Release Preview that is likely when my two main desktop devices will make the shift to the Fall Creators Update. Dona Sarkar made the announcement of this release on Twitter late Monday night. Since this is highly expected to be the final build, from now on Microsoft will only send some last minute bug fixes through cumulative updates and patches via Windows Update, instead of new builds. (more...)
Morning Stock Alert: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Morning Stock Alert: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)
- October 03, 2017

The stock decreased 0.71% or $0.01 on September 29, reaching $1.4. About 50 shares traded. (NASDAQ: AMD ) has risen 202.65% since October 3, 2016 and is uptrending. They now have a Dollars 17 price target on the stock. (NASDAQ: AMD ) on Tuesday, May 2 to "Underperform" rating. A rating of 4 or 5 would indicate a Sell. (more...)
BlackBerry Limited (BBRY) moves -3.41% away from 52-Week High = Active Alert BlackBerry Limited (BBRY) moves -3.41% away from 52-Week High = Active Alert
- October 03, 2017

RBC Capital Markets and their recent target would suggest a potential downside of -5.06 % from the company's previous stock close. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered their target price on shares of BlackBerry Limited from $10.00 to $7.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. (more...)