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Nintendo Switch Getting Outdated Version of Payday 2 Nintendo Switch Getting Outdated Version of Payday 2
- February 22, 2018

In the statement, Starbreeze revealed the version of the game soon to be released on the Switch will be almost a year old, and lagging behind updates the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions - which themselves are lagging behind the PC version - have since received. (more...)
Babies Born In Pakistan, Afghanistan Face 'Alarming' Death Risk, UNICEF Says Babies Born In Pakistan, Afghanistan Face 'Alarming' Death Risk, UNICEF Says
- February 22, 2018

In countries like the US, where extreme poverty and a lack of health care institutions don't factor into infant death rates, other, more than 80 percent of newborn fatalities are caused by complications from birth, prematurity and infections like pneumonia or sepsis. (more...)
Huawei P20 Leak Highlights Bezel Less Design and No Physical Volume Controls Huawei P20 Leak Highlights Bezel Less Design and No Physical Volume Controls
- February 22, 2018

In the photos just leaked, we can take a first look at Huawei's latest flagship. Huawei is rumored to debut the P20, P20 Lite and P20 Plus smartphones through a dedicated launch event in the coming month in Paris. The Leica certified dual camera setup blends with the rear panel of the P20. It's a welcome change to Huawei's design language. It's not entirely clear whether there are going to be dual speakers, but that's definitely another speaker grill at the bottom. (more...)
Research Report For Pandora Media, Inc. (P) Research Report For Pandora Media, Inc. (P)
- February 22, 2018

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. (NYSE:P) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: " Pandora Media Inc Stock Could Get a Buyout Boost" with publication date: January 22, 2018. Panagora Asset Mngmt holds 13,857 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 2.54 million shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. (NYSE:P) for 308,646 shares. Since August 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $250,075 activity. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 to feature wireless charging, iris scanner: Specifications leaked Xiaomi Mi Max 3 to feature wireless charging, iris scanner: Specifications leaked
- February 22, 2018

Interestingly, Xiaomi will be introducing wireless charging in the Mi Max lineup with the Mi Max 3 smartphone. Rumours of the upcoming Mi 7 and Mi MIX 2S flagship have been swirling for months and now a fresh report has revealed the key specifications of the Mi Max 3 phablet. (more...)
Land Rover Explore is tough, rugged, go-anywhere smartphone Land Rover Explore is tough, rugged, go-anywhere smartphone
- February 22, 2018

It can also survive extreme temperature changes, including "freezing cold to blistering heat, thermal shock, intense humidity and vibration exposure". This is IP68 and 1.8-metre drop tested, like the phone. It may not have wheels, or a gearbox or seating for seven, but it does carry a name many will align with adventures involving some form of mud. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 hands-on photos and release date are here
- February 22, 2018

IHS Markit analysts have recommended that Samsung should market the Galaxy S9 to the users of Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, and the owners of other Samsung flagships released before 2017. Apart from these devices, Korean Lost & Found Centre for phones have also added the Samsung Galaxy Duo in its database. According to reports, Samsung is also expected to push improved video recording for the S9 phones, including enhanced slow-motion video capture, as well as stereo speakers - a feature ... (more...)
The new Surface Pro finally launches in India The new Surface Pro finally launches in India
- February 22, 2018

The starting price for Surface Pro is Rs 64,99 going up to Rs 182,999 for the highest variant. Microsoft Surface Pro is priced at ₹64,999 for the base variant and will go up to ₹1,82,999 for the top end model. Talking about its accessories the Surface Pro Type Cover (Black) has been priced at Rs. 10,999, the Surface Pro Signature Type Cover (Platinum) comes at Rs. (more...)
Ferrari Reveals New 488 Pista Ferrari Reveals New 488 Pista
- February 22, 2018

Shedding pounds is just the start of the Pista party, with the 488's 3.9-litre turbo V8 also fettled by the Maranello mechanics to turn out an extra 38kW for a vicious peak power output of 530kW. Although the Ferrari 250 GTO was the first to receive the GTO moniker, it was the 288 GTO - known simply as the GTO - which began an era of creating more powerful, lighter versions of existing Ferrari road cars, an ethos that has continued to this day with the 488 Pista. (more...)
Hyundai Santa Fe unveiled Hyundai Santa Fe unveiled
- February 22, 2018

It's 4770mm long, 1890mm wide and rides on a 2765mm wheelbase. Dimensional increases - the wheelbase is now 108.9 inches (276.61 centimeters), versus 106.3 inches (270 cm), overall length is now 187.8 inches (477.01 cm), not 185 inches (469.9 cm) as before - and passenger volume is also up to 110.7 cubic feet (3,134.7 liters) - a slight uptick of the predecessor's 108 cubic feet (3,058 liters). (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey's first DLC likely to drop tomorrow Super Mario Odyssey's first DLC likely to drop tomorrow
- February 22, 2018

Nintendo just confirmed that the update for Luigi's Balloon World is now available, so be sure to give it a download and try it out. The new update is free, and is available now in all regions. Creative use of captures is key to success! While playing Balloon World, the atmosphere and weather within each world will change in ways we've not previously seen. (more...)
LG will unveil 2018 versions of the K8 and K10 at MWC LG will unveil 2018 versions of the K8 and K10 at MWC
- February 22, 2018

In terms of specs, the device is powered by an octa-core 1.5GHz processor and sports a 5.3-inch In-cell Touch 2.5D curved glass IPS display. LG has already confirmed that it will not launch the flagship G7 smartphone at Mobile World Congress later this week. (more...)
Madison ranked No. 1 for Peace Corps for second year Madison ranked No. 1 for Peace Corps for second year
- February 22, 2018

Topping the large-schools category in 2018 are the University of Wisconsin-Madison at No. 1 (85 volunteers); the University of Washington at No. 2 (74 volunteers); and the University of Minnesota at No. U-M offers Paul D. Coverdell Fellows graduate programs for the agency's volunteers who have completed their service. "I have a lot of returned volunteer friends that I made in the Peace Corps who were definitely an influential factor as well". (more...)
Artists can now post interactive 3D models straight to Facebook Artists can now post interactive 3D models straight to Facebook
- February 22, 2018

Although Facebook's ability to create 3D posts was officially announced in an Oculus VR blog post back in October a year ago, the social media platform is just announcing its adoption industry-standard glTF 2 .0 file format, supported in both Google and Microsoft, and introducing new tools so developers can implement 3D sharing to Facebook from any app, website, or 3D software. (more...)
Monkeys swallow N70m belonging to Northern Senators Forum Monkeys swallow N70m belonging to Northern Senators Forum
- February 22, 2018

He was replaced by Aliyu Wammako, a former Sokoto State governor. When we assumed office, Senator Ahmed Lawan tendered the sum of N70 million to the 8t Senate. Efforts to find out Adamu's side of the story were unsuccessful. Senator Adamu refused to comment saying he will speak to reporters only at a later time. (more...)
Google's Android Enterprise Recommended certifies devices for work, security needs Google's Android Enterprise Recommended certifies devices for work, security needs
- February 22, 2018

Because of this, Google is launching a new global initiative called Android Enterprise Recommended . The program details several common requirements for smartphone devices and services that are backed by a rigorous testing process carried out by Google itself. (more...)
Omo-Agege apologises to Senate over statement on amendment of Electoral Act Omo-Agege apologises to Senate over statement on amendment of Electoral Act
- February 22, 2018

The Senate had on Tuesday referred the matter to its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions for investigation following the adoption of a motion by Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West) on the matter. "When I was following the president, campaigning and working for him to become the president of this country, Ovie Omo-Agege was labouring in the Labour Party". (more...)
Twitch is cashing in on your love for Overwatch League Twitch is cashing in on your love for Overwatch League
- February 21, 2018

Overwatch League viewers can receive free League Tokens just by watching live matches on Twitch and some new skins can be unlocked by Cheering during matches according to a post on the Twitch blog . As individual people cheer for their respective teams, a counter will go up until the skin is unlocked and available for everyone. Both companies have revealed a series of features created to enhance the viewfinder experience and offer bonuses to those who watch the league on Twitch. (more...)
My PlayStation gives users web access to their PSN profile My PlayStation gives users web access to their PSN profile
- February 21, 2018

There's nothing here you couldn't already do via the PlayStation app, but it avoids you having to have that downloaded to your device. We here at Game Rant logged into My PlayStation and were immediately greeted with our account, showing us our friends list and profiles, various trophies collections, and messages we have received. (more...)
Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) Shorted Shares Increased By 20.18%
- February 21, 2018

About 4.21 million shares traded or 10.74% up from the average. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ) has risen 12.48% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:AET) rating on Friday, May 26. As per Thursday, August 31, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. (more...)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Position Reduced by Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC
- February 21, 2018

It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Mairs & Power Inc increased Ecolab Inc (ECL) stake by 0.93% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 112,771 shares of company stock valued at $19,419,429. It also increased its holding in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHO) by 7,360 shares in the quarter, for a total of 11,909 shares, and has risen its stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB). (more...)
Shining Resonance: Refrain confirmed for western release this summer Shining Resonance: Refrain confirmed for western release this summer
- February 21, 2018

This has seen Shining Resonance be remastered, which was previously a PlayStation 3 exclusive that was only ever released in Japan. Featuring real-time combat, you'll need to use the unique strengths of each party members in battle, while deepening your connection with each character. (more...)
Qualcomm Announces Retailers and Carriers For Always Connected PCs Qualcomm Announces Retailers and Carriers For Always Connected PCs
- February 21, 2018

The Snapdragon 820E embedded platform is created to support connected computing, and powerful yet power-efficient multicore processing for computer vision, artificial intelligence and immersive multimedia - all in one package for next generation of IoT applications such as virtual reality, digital signage, smart retail, robotics and more. (more...)
Total War: Rome 2 travels to Africa and Arabia in next DLC Total War: Rome 2 travels to Africa and Arabia in next DLC
- February 21, 2018

New factions are being added to the empire roster, each with their own hardy warriors forged by the desert. " The Desert Kingdoms Culture Pack four new playable factions". Additionally, faction leaders of opposite gender can now marry as a diplomatic action - significantly strengthening the relations between the two factions - and the basic marriage action now has "political implications". (more...)
Facelifted Ford Edge Arrives In Europe With New Bi-Turbo Diesel Facelifted Ford Edge Arrives In Europe With New Bi-Turbo Diesel
- February 21, 2018

Billed as the company's "most technologically advanced SUV ever", the updated Edge has a new front fascia, a revised grille and restyled LED headlights. It's combined with an equally new eight-speed automatic transmission, which has a rotary shift knob in the center console. New for the Edge is a revised bi-turbo diesel engine - the 2.0-liter unit called EcoBlue now puts out 238 PS (versus the previous 210 PS) and "delivers the power, torque and driving performance of a larger capacity ... (more...)