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Bluehole will ban at least 100K PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds cheaters Bluehole will ban at least 100K PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds cheaters
- February 04, 2018

For those that may not be familiar with what family sharing it, it allows accounts to link up in an effort to share a digital library of games. There are changes coming to the account sharing functionality, too. These insights confirm that 3D replay technology has become an integral component of the overall PUBG gaming experience. "We strongly believe that in order to enjoy the Battle Royale experience, all 100 players should play fair so as to keep the game balanced and give ... (more...)
Mario Lemina wants Southampton to build on West Bromwich Albion win Mario Lemina wants Southampton to build on West Bromwich Albion win
- February 04, 2018

Stephens has now netted three goals in three games, but it was Ward-Prowse who went from provider to scorer soon after the restart as the Englishman curled home a wonderful free kick from the edge of the box. It was an emotional day at the Hawthorns where there was a minute's applause before the game for their former striker Cyrille Regis , who died last month. (more...)
Morgan Stanley Analysts Give Exxon Mobil (XOM) a $90.00 Price Target Morgan Stanley Analysts Give Exxon Mobil (XOM) a $90.00 Price Target
- February 04, 2018

The stock decreased 5.10% or $4.54 during the last trading session, reaching $84.53. With 9.64M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their XOM's short positions. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 12 by Goldman Sachs. CWH Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Exxon Mobil in the second quarter valued at about $114,000. (more...)
Karni Sena says Padmaavat glorifies Rajputs, withdraws protests Karni Sena says Padmaavat glorifies Rajputs, withdraws protests
- February 04, 2018

The Karni Sena withdrew their protests against the movie by issuing a letter. The members also felt that every Rajput will be feeling proud after watching the film. The controversy-struck film Padmaavat that released on January 25 faced backlash from Rajput outfits since its beginning. "The letter is fake and we will continue our protest against the movie as it distorts historical facts", said Kalvi. (more...)
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark released for Windows Final Fantasy XV Benchmark released for Windows
- February 04, 2018

The game is also getting a new job, the "Flower Girl of Midgar", a clear Aerith/Aeris reference. "We hope you anticipate the launch". Final Fantasy XII was originally released for the PlayStation 2 in 2006, with the remastered Final Fantasy XII : The Zodiac Age arriving a year ago on the PlayStation 4. (more...)
No. 21 Kentucky falls flat at Missouri No. 21 Kentucky falls flat at Missouri
- February 04, 2018

United Kingdom coach John Calipari wasn't surprised by his team's dismal performance. "And you're in a dogfight, which we've been in 15 times this year". Hours earlier during the team's pregame walk-through, Martin gathered his players on Norm Stewart Court and warned them against getting caught up with the name across the front of the Kentucky jerseys. (more...)
Multiple Police Departments Issue Warning On Child Pornography Circulating On Facebook Multiple Police Departments Issue Warning On Child Pornography Circulating On Facebook
- February 04, 2018

WITN has received a number of messages from concerned viewers regarding the image. Police have opened an investigation into the matter, and Facebook has been notified. Police said there are working to figure out where the video came from. Those who do see the video are asked to report it to police and delete the video if possible. (more...)
EBay drops PayPal as payments platform EBay drops PayPal as payments platform
- February 03, 2018

Adyen will also provide reduced costs for sellers and a simpler pricing structure. eBay said that it wanted to complete the move as quickly as possible within the terms of its existing deal with PayPal , and that the operating agreement it had in place "has not been extended and it will not be extended". (more...)
Another WW II bomb unearthed in Hong Kong; triggers evacuation Another WW II bomb unearthed in Hong Kong; triggers evacuation
- February 03, 2018

As of 11pm last night, authorities in Hong Kong had evacuated 4,600 people, according to SCMP . It is the second unexploded device to be unearthed in the Chinese territory in a week. "It was extremely risky for the officers engaged in the disposal operation". Both bombs weighed 450kg each and were confirmed to be US-made AN-M65 explosives. (more...)
Two dead in explosive Highway 20 gasoline tanker head on crash Two dead in explosive Highway 20 gasoline tanker head on crash
- February 03, 2018

Police say that the northbound tow truck crossed over into the southbound lanes, striking the tanker. Their identities have not been released. State Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel had been called to address potential fuel runoff from the crash, as well as the state or county Department of Environmental Health, according to the CHP online crash log. (more...)
Razer announces a 'gold' Razer Phone that's gold in logo only Razer announces a 'gold' Razer Phone that's gold in logo only
- February 03, 2018

Officially dubbed the 2018 Gold Edition Razer Phone , the limited edition handset ships in a red-sleeved box adorned with gold foiling that's accompanied by a certificate of ownership. Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan hails from China, thus explaining why Razer is making a special version of its Phone for the upcoming event in China. The Razer Phone debuted past year with "insane" specs highlighted by its 120Hz display. (more...)
Kaz Hirai is stepping down as Sony CEO Kaz Hirai is stepping down as Sony CEO
- February 03, 2018

It was the Hirai-Yoshida duo that helped Sony streamline its unprofitable electronics businesses and capitalise on the spread of smartphones with image sensors. Specifically, Hirai-san continued, he may still be able to provide advice in the gaming and network businesses (on top of the entertainment business), and he may be present and attending different events and meetings in a variety of functions. (more...)
Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Revenue up 24%, Earnings Miss the Mark
- February 03, 2018

The company's earnings are significantly impacted by the recently-passed tax bill: The company's effective tax rate shot up from 22% to 138% for Q4 of 2017, thanks to a one-time charge of $9.9 billion for repatriating foreign earnings. Net revenue - Alphabet's sales minus traffic acquisition costs - was $25.9 billion. Google again attributed the surge to the rising number of ads it runs on YouTube , mobile devices and automated systems, which require sharing more money with partners. (more...)
Apple offers free fix for iPhone 7 issues Apple offers free fix for iPhone 7 issues
- February 03, 2018

Cook told CNBC that the iPhone X has been company's best-selling device every week it's been available, while the less expensive 8 and 8 Plus appeal to those who don't want to pony up $999 for a phone . In India, Apple's market share does not exceed 2%. According to a post on Apple's website , iOS 11.3 will feature the ability for users to disable the system's power management feature that adjusts the peak performance of the phone in relation to the condition and status of the ... (more...)
American Tower Corp Stock as Institutional Investors Enter
- February 03, 2018

Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. The shares were sold at an average price of $143.16, for a total value of $715,800.00. Beaumont Finance Prtnrs Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.05% in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). Partnervest Advisory Services Limited Company owns 1,747 shares or 0.12% of their United States portfolio. (more...)
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life release delayed to April 17 Yakuza 6: The Song of Life release delayed to April 17
- February 03, 2018

Reached for comment, Sega declined to provide any details on the reasons for the delay; the company described it on Twitter as "a tough business decision we didn't make lightly". We have many new plans to reveal over the coming weeks to give you all more insight into the series, so stay tuned! This may not be too terribly bad for Yakuza 6's sales, however. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz Doubles AMG Hot Hatch Range Mercedes-Benz Doubles AMG Hot Hatch Range
- February 03, 2018

It's that technology which Mercedes-Benz was keen to highlight at the fourth-generation car's reveal in Amsterdam. Do you want big-car features in a compact hatchback? The new A-Class may look very similar to the outgoing model viewed from the side, but it has a 30-mm longer wheelbase and a more inclined bonnet. (more...)
US Looks Into Apple Software Update That Slowed Iphones US Looks Into Apple Software Update That Slowed Iphones
- February 03, 2018

Once again Apple started their official response on the same note last night. John Thune (R-SD) singling out Apple for criticism. "When we put it out, we did say what it was, but I don't think a lot of people were paying attention". Last week, Apple announced that its next update, iOS 11 .3, that will launch this spring will include a feature allowing users to choose to slow down processors to prevent unexpected shutdowns. (more...)
Nintendo Announces Animated Mario Movie, Mario Kart App, and More
- February 03, 2018

The company has revealed that it will be making a Mario movie too. Illumination has made animated hit films such as Despicable Me and Minions . During the strategy briefing, Nintendo also announced that it is launching a new mobile game, " Mario Kart Tour " in fiscal 2018, as well as confirming its online subscription service would be available in September 2018. (more...)
Fidel Castro's son has died after taking his own life Fidel Castro's son has died after taking his own life
- February 03, 2018

A nuclear physicist by training, Castro Diaz-Balart, 68, was the offspring of a family that combined the aristocratic class that ruled pre-revolutionary Cuba with the man who expelled them after taking power. In 2000 they met again at a conference in Moscow and Fidelito worked "the room full of global nonproliferation experts, diplomats and journalists with aplomb, speaking no less than four languages -Spanish, English, Russian and French". (more...)
Sony's Premium Mobile Devices Will Get Android Upgrades For Two Years Sony's Premium Mobile Devices Will Get Android Upgrades For Two Years
- February 03, 2018

If Sony sticks with this policy, the Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact should get updated to Android P and Q. As for Sony's mid-range handsets , the company said that it might decide against updating certain models if the hardware can't provide a stable experience for users. (more...)
Lightweight Google Assistant Go app now available on Play Store Lightweight Google Assistant Go app now available on Play Store
- February 02, 2018

After announcing Android Go back in May a year ago at its I/O Developer Conference, Google announced the Android Oreo (Go Edition ) in December. The listing reveals that the Assistant Go will bring a host of interesting features to the low-end smartphones. (more...)
Super Bowl performer Justin Timberlake Super Bowl performer Justin Timberlake
- February 02, 2018

As many before Timberlake have noted, the increasing awareness about the long-term effects playing football can have on the human body, specifically to the brain, has become more and more alarming. Pop artist Justin Timberlake is in Minneapolis rehearsing for his Super Bowl halftime performance on Sunday. But it's clear Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon is still his number one bromance, and that won't be changing any time soon. (more...)
Amazon boss puts sales rise down to success of virtual assistant Alexa Amazon boss puts sales rise down to success of virtual assistant Alexa
- February 02, 2018

The stock increased 5.57% or $77.365 during the last trading session, reaching $1467.365. The average volume was noted at 3683.04K shares while its relative volume was seen at 1.57. The company on Thursday also said it now employs over 17,500 veterans and military spouses across the United States It plans to hire more than 10,000 more by 2021. (more...)
Overwatch's Lunar New Year event returns February 8 Overwatch's Lunar New Year event returns February 8
- February 02, 2018

The game will now introduce the Year of the Dog , instead of the Rooster , and it'll be kicking off on Thursday, February 8. There's no word yet if Blizzard will be reintroducing the special game-mode for Year of the Dog . Unfortunately exact details on the cosmetic items and map are now under wraps, though seeing as its Year of the Dog we can expect some dog-related skins, perhaps? Here's hoping some of the classics come back as well, for the fans that missed them the first time around. (more...)