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Suzuki Motorcycle to display 17 models at Auto Expo 2018 Suzuki Motorcycle to display 17 models at Auto Expo 2018
- January 25, 2018

Maruti Suzuki India will showcase a concept electric compact SUV, e-SURVIVOR at the upcoming Auto Expo reiterating its plans to launch an electric vehicle in India in 2020. The vehicle gets dual airbags, ABS with EBD and ISOFIX child seat mounts as standard across the variant list. The company has given a 1.2-liter series petrol engine and a 1.3-liter diesel engine in the third generation Swift that comes with better speed and good mileage. (more...)
Students ran for their lives as shots erupted in Kentucky high school Students ran for their lives as shots erupted in Kentucky high school
- January 25, 2018

His identity has not been released yet, but Kentucky State Police Commissioner Richard Sanders said the suspect will be charged with two counts of murder and 12 counts of first-degree assault. It also stirred painful memories of the 1997 school shooting that killed three students in West Paducah - just 32 miles from the high school in Benton. (more...)
Nintendo Is Officially Shutting Down Miitomo For Good Nintendo Is Officially Shutting Down Miitomo For Good
- January 25, 2018

Nintendo originally launched the Miitomo mobile app previous year, adding new ways to communicate and play with friends. The app builds on the Mii characters first introduced with Nintendo's Wii games console in 2006. While not a video game per se , Miitomo was instead more of a social media app that let users create their own Mii avatars and post things like selfies and other pictures on social media services like Twitter and Facebook. (more...)
Russian Federation net tightens as Sessions questioned Russian Federation net tightens as Sessions questioned
- January 25, 2018

Mr Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation in early March after acknowledging that he had had two previously undisclosed encounters with the Russian ambassador during Mr Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. The Post reported that Mr Trump's legal team was negotiating on whatform the President's testimony could take. The firing led to Mr. Mueller's appointment to take over the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. (more...)
Xiaomi beats Samsung in sales in India Xiaomi beats Samsung in sales in India
- January 25, 2018

India has emerged as the top priority for electronics and software maker Xiaomi - above even the Chinese market, according to founder and chief executive Lei Jun. After this, the rest of the story flows as it is. "The power struggle between Xiaomi and Samsung will continue well into 2018, as Samsung revamps its low-priced portfolio and fights to take back the aspirational status it once held in minds of Indian consumers", said Rushabh Doshi, Canalys Research Analyst, in a statement. (more...)
New iPhone update to show 'battery health' following slowdown controversy New iPhone update to show 'battery health' following slowdown controversy
- January 25, 2018

The developer preview of iOS 11 .3 is available today to iOS Developer Program members, and a public beta preview will be released later. Another updated that iOS 11.3 will bring is in the Health app that will integrate health record from hospitals and clinics. (more...)
Atari wants to crowdfund RollerCoaster Tycoon for Nintendo Switch Atari wants to crowdfund RollerCoaster Tycoon for Nintendo Switch
- January 25, 2018

The StartEngine crowdfund will expect contributions from players and investment companies. The publisher has already met their minimum goal of $10,000 and have 89 days to reach their stated goal $1.07 million. Investors will have to put down at least $250, after which they receive a pro rata share of 50 percent of profits until an investor receives 120 percent of their original investment. (more...)
The Walt Disney Company (DIS) stock is worth at $110.41 The Walt Disney Company (DIS) stock is worth at $110.41
- January 25, 2018

The stock has a market cap of $166.50B and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated 1.51B. The stock increased 0.86% or $1.24 during the last trading session, reaching $145.67. Walt Disney has a 1 year low of $96.20 and a 1 year high of $116.10. Citigroup reissued a "buy" rating and set a $119.00 price objective on shares of Walt Disney in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. (more...)
INTRODUCING SAM - Ubisoft's first personal gaming assistant INTRODUCING SAM - Ubisoft's first personal gaming assistant
- January 25, 2018

Luckily, Ubisoft are creating a new personal gaming assistant called Sam to help "enhance players' gaming experience". Sam will talk to you about all things related to Ubisoft games. "With Sam, our ambition is to create an innovative and helpful service for players, one that knows them and helps push them get more out of their gaming experience", Stephanie Perotti, Ubisoft's vice president of online services, said in a press release. (more...)
U.S. to impose tariffs on Samsung, LG washing machines U.S. to impose tariffs on Samsung, LG washing machines
- January 25, 2018

LG recently sent a letter to retailers in the USA advising them that the cost of most of its washing machines will be increasing due to the import tariffs, according to Reuters . Samsung and LG have objected to rulings by the International Trade Commission and the USA trade representative. To continue their dumping practices and avoid penalties, the firms moved production to China. (more...)
Sea of Thieves Beta Preventing Many from Playing Sea of Thieves Beta Preventing Many from Playing
- January 25, 2018

Here are the three ways that you can do it. For those fortunate enough to have access to the closed beta , an fantastic technical showcase of waves and water awaits. For those that pre-ordered the game, the closed beta is available to enjoy and the video above showcases the sillier aspects to the game's experience. (more...)
How it works — UEFA Nations League How it works — UEFA Nations League
- January 25, 2018

It's a group with three teams that allows you to make fewer mistakes. "One of our biggest challenges is the cost of holding friendlies and bringing teams here". It essentially replaces meaningless friendlies in the UEFA region with slightly (ever so slightly) more meaningful ones, pitting teams of similar quality against each other in a pseudo-(mini)-league format with promotion, relegation, and even possible qualification for Euro 2020. (more...)
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN), Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (HAWK) — Stocks Trend Prediction Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN), Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (HAWK) — Stocks Trend Prediction
- January 25, 2018

Texas Instrs Inc now has $118.16 billion valuation. Stock value has moved between $74.19 - 119.44 in last one year. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. University Of Texas Inv Managment holds 31.22% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN ) for 145,400 shares. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, October 27. (more...)
General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Buckles Under The Trend Lines General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Buckles Under The Trend Lines
- January 25, 2018

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 sales for $16.47 million activity. BALDRIDGE RICHARD A also sold $2.10M worth of ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAG) for 11,725 shares. Abner Herrman & Brock Llc increased Fedex Corp (NYSE:FDX) stake by 2,745 shares to 51,988 valued at $11.73M in 2017Q3. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.3 in 2017 Q3. (more...)
Fitbit slaps expiration date on Pebble smartwatch help Fitbit slaps expiration date on Pebble smartwatch help
- January 25, 2018

It's now the only device that runs Fitbit OS, and it's useful to have if you want to test out any apps made with the SDK. It's probably little consolation for Pebble devotees who've slowly watched the hardware startup sink into oblivion, but Fitbit's offering up a good will gesture by extending support for the smartwatch's ecosystem for another six months. (more...)
Smartphone Vivo X20 Plus UD officially presented Smartphone Vivo X20 Plus UD officially presented
- January 25, 2018

Needless to say, the phone is very similar to the already announced X20 Plus , while the UD part is added for its proprietary "under display" fingerprinting properties. The new variant can be availed in single color option of black with gold aesthetics. Are you excited for in-display fingerprint scanners? The Vivo X20 Plus UD runs on Android 7.1.1 with FunTouch 3.2 overlay. (more...)
There's A Free Ghost Recon: Wildlands DLC Coming, Includes New Mode There's A Free Ghost Recon: Wildlands DLC Coming, Includes New Mode
- January 25, 2018

At a time when the phrase "loot box" triggers all but the most blissfully ignorant gamers, Ubisoft has made a decision to add loot boxes to Ghost Recon Wildlands . Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands is about to get its third PvP expansion. What can you expect to find inside? This means that the "Ghost War Crates" specifically designed for the competitive game mode will only house cosmetic items, including Icons (character skins) and Exotic Weapons, which are identical to their ordinary ... (more...)
Plex VR On Daydream Launched Plex VR On Daydream Launched
- January 25, 2018

In order to enjoy this experience, users require a Plex media server, their compatible smartphone, a Daydream headset, and obviously content that they'd like to watch. The screen can be resized, and there's an option to watch 360-degree videos in full-screen mode. In addition, minor details such as enabling the user to honk the car's horn at the drive-in, or pick up items, such as popcorn on the table, make the experience fun and realistic. (more...)
GDC State of the Game Industry 2018 - Free Report Download GDC State of the Game Industry 2018 - Free Report Download
- January 25, 2018

Some of the results from the survey aren't too surprising-console and PC development are up while mobile and VR are down-but a clear victor for game developers going into the 2018 appears to be the Nintendo Switch. But when asked which platform (s) they anticipated they'd be developing their next game for, PS4 and Xbox One ranked a bit higher (32 percent and 29 percent, respectively), while 15 percent said Switch. (more...)
Google Assistant can now read your audiobooks aloud Google Assistant can now read your audiobooks aloud
- January 25, 2018

Voice Match enables different users to one Google Home/Google Assistant device, once users have set up Voice Match you will hear information tailored to your voice such as commute times, favourite music and what your day will look like. "Just say "Ok Google, read my book" to listen to your favorite audiobook hands free", the search giant said. According to numerous reports , Google recently put up a banner in the Google Play Store to indicate that "Audiobooks are now on Google Play". (more...)
Apple (AAPL) Upgraded to Buy by ValuEngine Apple (AAPL) Upgraded to Buy by ValuEngine
- January 25, 2018

The analyst further noted that the smartphone's performance in the Chinese market is a big indicator of its possible cancellation. Apple's new iPhone X was launched in the market a little late compare to other two devices, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus . (more...)
Android 8.0 Oreo soak test begins for Moto Z2 Play in Brazil Android 8.0 Oreo soak test begins for Moto Z2 Play in Brazil
- January 25, 2018

Possibly, Motorola will launch the Moto X4 with 6GB of RAM and Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. There's a big lineup of Motorola smartphones planned to be launched in 2018 , but the company seems to have yet another announcement related to last year's Moto X4 coming up soon. (more...)
Microsoft Xbox One X Launched in India: Price, Release Date Microsoft Xbox One X Launched in India: Price, Release Date
- January 24, 2018

The beta is available to pre-load on both Xbox One and PC, though only certain players will be able to participate in it. That's according to Xbox's marketing chief, Aaron Greenberg, who responded to that very question on Twitter . The service has been dubbed the "Netflix of games" by the media on more than one occasion and with good reason. The video showcases the three games that have been already announced as part of Microsoft's initiative, which are Crackdown 3 , Sea of ... (more...)
NFL to honor UCF during Pro Bowl, won't call team 'national champions' NFL to honor UCF during Pro Bowl, won't call team 'national champions'
- January 24, 2018

National Football League representatives and UCF had been in talks for weeks about ways to promote the game in the city. UCF has added "national champions" to the signage around the Knights' football practice fields outside Spectrum Stadium. (more...)
In security update, Apple backports Meltdown fix to older macOS versions In security update, Apple backports Meltdown fix to older macOS versions
- January 24, 2018

Apple recently rolled out the final version of macOS High Sierra 10.3.3 for all compatible Mac models. It says it is working on new update with more information to be released in the coming days. The company is listing the new version as "Security Update 2018-001". If not, the vulnerabilities can potentially have intense repercussions. Meltdown and Spectre vulerabilities have really shaken the tech industry. (more...)