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The Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Strong Sell
- August 11, 2017

It has outperformed by 25.09% the S&P500. Among 7 analysts covering Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Gotham Asset Management Ltd Co has invested 0.04% in Graco Inc. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 18,758 shares or 0.09% of their U.S. portfolio. (more...)
Dark Arisen is coming to console this year — Dragon's Dogma Dark Arisen is coming to console this year — Dragon's Dogma
- August 11, 2017

Dragon's Dogma originally released for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 at the retail price of $59.99. Players get to choose between nine job classes for their hero, with the rest of the group being controlled by the game. Updated for Current Consoles - This new version features improved high resolution visuals. There is still no word of an English release. Since launching worldwide, Dragon's Dogma has sold over 3.2 million copies. (more...)
Ahmed Patel wins Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat Ahmed Patel wins Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat
- August 11, 2017

The 67-year-old Patel was surrounded by several Congress leaders in Parliament and leaders of non-BJP parties also who believe that his victory will give the main opposition the much-needed boost ahead of the assembly elections later this year. (more...)
Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance
- August 11, 2017

Ranger Inv Management LP has invested 0.02% in Nordstrom, Inc . The firm owned 12,223 shares of the specialty retailer's stock after selling 1,631 shares during the period. (NYSE:JWN) shares were sold by LITTLE DANIEL F. Gam Holding Ag decreased 58 Com Inc (NYSE:WUBA) stake by 250,410 shares to 29,900 valued at $837,000 in 2016Q4. (more...)
Fatal police-involved shooting in Dyer after chase in IL Fatal police-involved shooting in Dyer after chase in IL
- August 11, 2017

John police. In the video, officers were seen standing outside the driver's side door of a black sedan. Television helicopter video shows the windows on the car's passenger side broken, with the vehicle partly off the street. "I believe he is in the hospital". Fifield said at the morning press conference the suspect had not yet been identified. Crete, Illinois, Police Chief James Paoletti says his officers chased the vehicle early Thursday to a church parking lot in nearby Dyer, Indiana, ... (more...)
Review board splits on fatal police shooting Review board splits on fatal police shooting
- August 10, 2017

A few protestors back on hand with Wednesday marking day two for the Citizen Review Board discussing whether they agree with Chief Kerr Putney's findings that the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott was justified. The board heard testimony for two days behind closed doors in the September 2016 shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. But the review board announced in June that it found a potential error in the department's decision. (more...)
Video shows police rescue man nailed to tree Video shows police rescue man nailed to tree
- August 10, 2017

The US Police have rescued a man named Jose Duran whose two hands were nailed to a tree in the forest area of Albuquerque , New Mexico . Video has emerged showing paramedics rushing to the aid of a man who was found nailed to a tree in Albuquerque , New Mexico in May. (more...)
IPhone 8 render leaks in Copper; Concepts show elegant design IPhone 8 render leaks in Copper; Concepts show elegant design
- August 10, 2017

It is in the air that Apple's latest version of iPhone has problems with its biggest redesign. iOS developer Guilherme Rambo has discovered a new code hidden inside the HomePod firmware, which seems to suggest that the iPhone will automatically mute notifications when you are looking at the display. (more...)
OJ Simpson's Infamous White Bronco Will Be Featured on 'Pawn Stars' OJ Simpson's Infamous White Bronco Will Be Featured on 'Pawn Stars'
- August 10, 2017

Given that most people on " Pawn Stars " walk into the store with a false sense of what their items are worth, we wouldn't be surprised if he started off asking for upwards of $500,000. He purchased the vehicle from A.C. Cowlings-who was driving Simpson toward the Mexico border during the slow-speed chase during the Hall of Fame running back's murder investigation-at some point in the 1990s. (more...)
Battlefield 1 Makes Its Way To EA And Origin Access Battlefield 1 Makes Its Way To EA And Origin Access
- August 10, 2017

It's DICE's turn to shine. If you're an EA or Origin Access subscriber who's been holding off on picking up Battlefield 1 , your patience has paid off. EA Access/Origin Access is $4.99 a month/$29.99 a year and brings access to a number of EA published games, as well as a 10% discount on EA purchases. (more...)
Disney Plans To End Netflix Contracts And Launch Its Own Streaming Services Disney Plans To End Netflix Contracts And Launch Its Own Streaming Services
- August 10, 2017

Disney has announced plans to end its deals with streaming giants Netflix and Amazon and launch its own rival service. The same day it reported weak fiscal third-quarter earnings. The company has not yet decided where it will distribute films from superhero studio Marvel and Star Wars producer Lucasfilm after 2018. Disney announced its plans on Tuesday alongside quarterly results showing further subscription losses as it struggles to keep hold of viewers defecting to online streaming ... (more...)
Rally for Kaepernick planned Rally for Kaepernick planned
- August 10, 2017

The original petition by Unstripped Voice stated that once it reached 100,000 signatures, it would be delivered to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and every NFL team owner. Many think Kaepernick is being blackballed after his kneeling protests during the national anthem on the sidelines of NFL games last season. The Ravens are weighing what the fallout might be to signing Kaepernick after his protests. (more...)
Owners Of LA Rams Buy Into Overwatch League, Set Up LA Team Owners Of LA Rams Buy Into Overwatch League, Set Up LA Team
- August 10, 2017

The Overwatch League is expanding once again, as today Blizzard announced new teams in Los Angeles and London. If you're wondering if the Los Angeles announcement sounds familiar, that's because this represents the second team for the City of Angels . (more...)
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has analysts on the Bullish side this week BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has analysts on the Bullish side this week
- August 10, 2017

A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on BBRY . Iridian Asset Management LLC CT raised its stake in BlackBerry Limited by 25.8% in the first quarter. The company's revenue was down 42.5% compared to the same quarter previous year. On average, analysts anticipate that BlackBerry will post $0.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Motorola's Gamepad MotoMod Will Be Available August 25
- August 10, 2017

For one, solid performance thanks to the Snapdragon 835 and clean Android build that Motorola is so well-known for. The Moto Z2 Force is officially here, purchasable on basically any major USA carrier. The device provides a pair of analog sticks, a D-pad, shoulder buttons, and ABXY buttons, making it comparable to the likes of the XBox 360 controller (though the right analog stick and buttons have swapped places). (more...)
No Android 7.0 Nougat updates for Lenovo's Phab2 series No Android 7.0 Nougat updates for Lenovo's Phab2 series
- August 10, 2017

The Lenovo Phab family comprises of devices like the Lenovo Phab , as well as the Phab Plus , the Phab2, and the Phab2 Plus. It's Tango-compatible - a technology that's even now still in its infancy - and Lenovo writes on its website that the phone "opens the door to an wonderful array of next generation games, conveniences, and more". (more...)
Uber launches in-app chat feature Uber launches in-app chat feature
- August 10, 2017

SMS also restricts the sender from any kind of confirmation whether the recipient has received the message. Drivers can, of course, initiate the chat but the app will pull up a caution for warning the driver not to type while driving. This means that they would be exchanging their phone numbers and some users aren't entirely comfortable sharing that information. Now the company is stepping things up an extra level, with an in-app chat system to let drivers and riders communicate more easily. (more...)
Analysts' Ratings Review: Nokia Corp (NOK)
- August 10, 2017

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, NOK has Beta of 1.23 while its industry and Sector's beta remains at 1.44 and 1.29 respectively. Nokia Corporation (NOK ) ended its day with loss -1.24% and finalized at the price of $6.36. They expect $-0.23 EPS, up 34.29% or $0.12 from last year's $-0.35 per share. (more...)
Consumer Reports No Longer Recommends Surface Hardware Consumer Reports No Longer Recommends Surface Hardware
- August 10, 2017

According to a Consumer Reports survey of over 90,000 tablet and laptop owners, an estimated 25 percent of those with Microsoft Surface devices will experience "problems by the end of the second year of ownership". Consumer Reports is specifically stripping the 128GB and 256GB versions of the Surface Laptop and the 128GB and 512GB versions of the Surface Book of their coveted "recommended" status. (more...)
Superhero Sim Megaton Rainfall Finally Gets PSVR Release Date Superhero Sim Megaton Rainfall Finally Gets PSVR Release Date
- August 10, 2017

Not to mention the even crazier events that will take place later in the game. We've been keeping tabs on Megaton Rainfall for years now. Developer Alfonso del Cerro has been hard at work on the title, aiming to deliver and sense of immersion, power and movement. (more...)
Ryzen 3 chips launch in Australia Ryzen 3 chips launch in Australia
- August 10, 2017

This $110 chip has a 3.1 GHz base clock , a 3.1 GHz all-core boost speed, a 3.4 GHz two-core boost speed, and 50 MHz of XFR on top. It offers four cores , four threads and performance of 3.1 GHz at base speed and 3.4 GHz at boost speed. (more...)
Blizzard and DeepMind turn StarCraft II into an AI research lab Blizzard and DeepMind turn StarCraft II into an AI research lab
- August 10, 2017

After announcing the collaboration a year ago, Google's subsidiary DeepMind, which is known for its work in the field of AI, has now released a set of tools along with Blizzard Entertainment that are expected accelerate AI research with help from the real-time strategy game. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to come with 3D Touch Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to come with 3D Touch
- August 10, 2017

It also indicates that Samsung, like other smartphone companies, has yet to overcome the technical challenges of incorporating a front-facing fingerprint sensor into the glass display. Softpedia reads reported the so-called the forces touch will work in the very much same as the Samsung Galaxy S8 phone and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ smartphone. (more...)
Microsoft, Kaspersky end dispute that led to antitrust complaint
- August 10, 2017

Additionally, Rob Leffert, partner director for Windows Enterprise and Security, revealed a number of other changes the company is making as it "evolves" its approach to Windows AV security. "We also are preparing an appeal to the European Commission and to the FCA that we no longer have any observations against Microsoft", the Kaspersky lab said. (more...)
Super Meat Boy Coming to Nintendo Switch Super Meat Boy Coming to Nintendo Switch
- August 10, 2017

Team Meat-the developers of the original game-made the announcement through Twitter , sharing a teaser image of the title screen running on a Nintendo Switch with the caption reading "Oh by the way...". However, neither developer has announced a release date for their respective titles just yet. Super Meat Boy originally released back in 2010 on PC and Xbox 360, garnering a huge amount of critical acclaim, before finally releasing on PlayStation and mobile platforms in 2015 and 2016, ... (more...)