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Instagram Announces Support for Comment Threads Instagram Announces Support for Comment Threads
- August 16, 2017

The best wireless keyboard for the Mac? It'll happen automatically when you reply to a comment (rather than the main post), but the feature is still rolling out. Instagram has announced that it now support comment threads. While comment threads could be a positive addition for some, there's also the potential for abuse, with threads devolving into negative back-and-forths or trolling. (more...)
Gamer chat app Discord removes alt-right server, targets white supremacists Gamer chat app Discord removes alt-right server, targets white supremacists
- August 16, 2017

We're about positivity and inclusivity. Discord CEO Jason Citron told Polygon the company will continue to pursue investigate servers that violate Discord's terms of service and promote hateful content or incite violence. But like anything on the internet, Discord has a fair amount of servers and accounts associated with hate speech and bigotry. In subsequent tweets, Discord added that while they don't read users' private conversations, they will swiftly take action when people violate ... (more...)
Peter Dinklage's 'Rememory' is coming to Google Play Movies before hitting theaters Peter Dinklage's 'Rememory' is coming to Google Play Movies before hitting theaters
- August 16, 2017

His latest film, Rememory , has received a brand new trailer - with the actor starring in the lead role as a man investigating the mysterious murder of a talented inventor. A scientist played by Martin Donovan has invented a device that can extract, record, and then playback a person's memories. His grieving wife (Ormond) retreats into her house and cuts off contact with the outside world when a mysterious man (Dinklage) shows up. (more...)
Suggestions before Buy or Sell action: The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) Suggestions before Buy or Sell action: The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX)
- August 16, 2017

In other TJX Companies, Inc . During the past six months, Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI)'s stock has been 20.91% and 32.29% for the last 12 months. (The) by 110.8% in the first quarter. If you are reading this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA and global copyright and trademark legislation. (more...)
Samsung launches their new USB 3.1 T5 Portable SSD Samsung launches their new USB 3.1 T5 Portable SSD
- August 15, 2017

Now, Samsung adds new models to the table as well with the release of their new T5 Portable SSDs . The T5 provides sequential data transfer speeds of up to 540MB/s, and is geared toward business professionals, college students, videographers, photographers and creative professionals that require easy and instant access to their data. (more...)
A botched update to smart locks leaves many locked out A botched update to smart locks leaves many locked out
- August 15, 2017

LockState manufactures a line of RemoteLock smart locks that can be used by residential homeowners and businesses. Before sending the defective product back, owners can use the lock with a physical key, but for Airbnb customers and others who need remote access, this is of little consolation. (more...)
Facebook rolls out Marketplace to 17 European & Nordic countries from today Facebook rolls out Marketplace to 17 European & Nordic countries from today
- August 15, 2017

The fee-free selling that Marketplace offers has proved popular since it launched past year. In the 10 months since it was launched in America, it has given Craigslist and eBay a run for their money; now, Facebook has announced that Marketplace will be launched in 17 European markets. (more...)
Snap's (SNAP) Snap's (SNAP) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at Citigroup Inc
- August 15, 2017

Prospera Financial Services Inc lowered its position in Snap Inc. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Barclays PLC cut their price objective on shares of Snap from $23.00 to $20.00 and set an equal weight rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. (more...)
Football Manager 2018 launches this November Football Manager 2018 launches this November
- August 15, 2017

Today, publisher Sega and developer Sports Interactive announced that their highly-popular and annual series Football Manager is poised to return on Friday, November 10, 2017 with Football Manager 2018 . Anyone one that pre-orders the game on Windows, Mac, or Linux through a " Sega approved retailer " (there's a list here) will be able to start the pre-season at least two weeks before the official street date - so you'll be able to start playing by at least October 27. (more...)
Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing to accelerate Big Computing in the cloud Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing to accelerate Big Computing in the cloud
- August 15, 2017

Microsoft has unveiled plans to launch two highly-secure Azure regions in Canberra, partnering with Canberra Data Centres ( CDC ) to lure government agencies to the cloud. Also commenting, Tom Keane, Head of Global Infrastructure at Microsoft Azure, said that Australia is a critical cloud market for the company . Microsoft has recently released its quarterly results for its cloud business with revenues Q4 2017 figures topping $24.7bn, up from $22.6bn in Q4 2016. (more...)
Indian Govt orders Google, Facebook, WhatsApp to remove that game Indian Govt orders Google, Facebook, WhatsApp to remove that game
- August 15, 2017

Another same incident happened on Saturday in West Bengal. 150 people in Europe and Russian Federation so far has been reported committing suicide while playing the online blue whale game. Fourteen year old Ankan Dey was a student of a local school in West Midnapore district. "He returned from school on Saturday and sat in front of the computer. (more...)
StarCraft: Remastered is now out StarCraft: Remastered is now out
- August 15, 2017

The game was prelaunched at selected PC bangs in Korea on July 30, weeks ahead of its official worldwide release slated for August 15. If you prefer, though, you can go back to the original StarCraft in classic mode, which is included for no additional charge. (more...)
Apple Watch Series 3 set to keep current design Apple Watch Series 3 set to keep current design
- August 15, 2017

We had already heard that Apple was working on a version of the new Apple Watch that won't need to stay connected to an iPhone , but it now looks like that model will only be one of two coming out of Cupertino's labs. However, Bloomberg previously claimed that Apple is already in talks with carriers in the U.S. and Europe, and AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile have apparently already pledged to offer the device. (more...)
Google celebrates with Independence day with a parliament themed doodle Google celebrates with Independence day with a parliament themed doodle
- August 15, 2017

The search engine giant has designed a unique and one of its kind Google Doodle that depicts the parliament house in the most attractive way possible. Previous year on August 14, too, Google dedicated its doodle with the Mughal-era Lahore Fort, locally known as the Shahi Qila. This special Independence day doodle has designed by the Mumbai-based artist Sabeena Karnik , who also created this awesome doodle. (more...)
Fisticuffs in Edo Assembly over Impeachment of Speaker Fisticuffs in Edo Assembly over Impeachment of Speaker
- August 15, 2017

Daily Trust gathered that Justine Okonoboh lost his position as speaker for allegedly running the house as "a private entity alongside his wife and few others". Ojezua said that deliberations on what transpired at the House of Assembly were still on, adding that the resolution would be made available to the public. (more...)
Grab This Great PlayStation Plus Deal Before Prices Go Up Grab This Great PlayStation Plus Deal Before Prices Go Up
- August 15, 2017

Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia has announced that Players can receive and enjoy 15 months of PlayStation®Plus when purchasing a 12 month membership from PlayStation™Store. The offer that Sony is now offering allows players to buy a 15 month membership for 40 pounds, which will cost 70 starting August 31st. "Turn OFF "auto-renew" in your account settings at least 48 hours before your next payment on or after 31 August 2017 is due". (more...)
Gail Borden Library hosting solar eclipse viewing party Gail Borden Library hosting solar eclipse viewing party
- August 15, 2017

Amazon .com has notified some purchasers of special glasses to be used when viewing the solar eclipse next week that the items may not have been made by a recommended manufacturer, the company said in an alert to consumers. According to parents and teachers who contacted WDRB, the lens caps did have the proper ISO number, 12312-2, which has been verified to comply with the correct safety standards. (more...)
Agents of Mayhem Releases Today On PC, Xbox One & PS4 Agents of Mayhem Releases Today On PC, Xbox One & PS4
- August 15, 2017

The newest game from Volition , Agents of Mayhem , is just one day away, and to celebrate an official launch trailer has been released, called "Who You Gonna Call". Start as a small operation and make MAYHEM a powerful Agency with major perks, worldwide influence and the power needed to defeat powerful villains. (more...)
RCom-Aircel merger closer to reality as NCLT admits petition RCom-Aircel merger closer to reality as NCLT admits petition
- August 15, 2017

After negotiations, CDB, HSBC and some other major lenders withdrew objections but reserved rights to object in the final hearing. Some of the current objectors - Bharti Infratel , GTL Infrastructure and Ericsson - argued that they can still object later, but awaited Monday's order to ascertain if there was a judgement on this debate. (more...)
Aetna meets with Apple to bring smartwatch to more consumers Aetna meets with Apple to bring smartwatch to more consumers
- August 15, 2017

Apple now offers the watches, which can measure steps taken and heart rates, to its 50,000 employees as a part of its own corporate health program. Executives from both companies were in attendance, according to CNBC , along with hospital chief medical information officers from across the U.S. (more...)
AWS Migration Hub: One Portal for Amazon Cloud Migration Tools AWS Migration Hub: One Portal for Amazon Cloud Migration Tools
- August 15, 2017

For 11 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world's most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. Amazon Macie looks for sensitive data such as passwords that you store in AWS, applies risk ratings to your different collections of data and then alerts you to unusual access patterns that could indicate a security threat. (more...)
Stock'S Earning Overview Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) Stock'S Earning Overview Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)
- August 15, 2017

Vicus Capital bought a new position in Tesla during the second quarter valued at $228,000. The firm had revenue of $2.79 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.50 billion. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was posted by BNB Daily and is the property of of BNB Daily. Argus reissued a " hold " rating on shares of Tesla in a report on Thursday, May 11th. (more...)
Uber's Kalanick Says Benchmark Suit Should Go to Arbitration Uber's Kalanick Says Benchmark Suit Should Go to Arbitration
- August 15, 2017

Kalanick criticized Benchmark in an emailed statement on Monday, saying he was " disappointed and baffled by Benchmark's hostile actions, which clearly are not in the best interests of Uber and its employees on whose behalf they claim to be acting". (more...)
Pantone Announces a Color in Honor of His Purpleness: Prince Pantone Announces a Color in Honor of His Purpleness: Prince
- August 15, 2017

The Pantone Color Institute made the announcement alongside Prince's estate, according to Variety . In a statement, Troy Carter , Prince's estate's entertainment adviser, emphasized the importance of the color purple to Prince's legacy. (more...)
Opera Max officially 'discontinued', and pulled from Google Play Store Opera Max officially 'discontinued', and pulled from Google Play Store
- August 14, 2017

However, Opera has announced in a blog post that it would still provide the support for the current users for a few days. Here's some great news to start off your Monday: Opera is suddenly and abruptly killing off its Opera Max app . (more...)