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Mobile launches 600Mhz network in Cheyenne Mobile launches 600Mhz network in Cheyenne
- August 17, 2017

Mobile networks operate on many different frequency bands and just like with Wi-Fi, lower frequencies mean larger coverage areas. But T-Mobile has also been furiously working with broadcasters to clear spectrum on its 1,525 newly won licenses as fast as possible. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A launch set for August 21, specs revealed Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A launch set for August 21, specs revealed
- August 17, 2017

Manu Kumar Jain, Vice President, Xiaomi and Managing Director, Xiaomi India has confirmed this via his official twitter handle. Xiaomi is gearing up to launch a new entry-level smartphone next week. However, the pricier version of the smartphone will come powered by an octa-core processor, with clocking speeds at 1.4GHz and this is expected to be the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 system-on-chip. (more...)
Trump blasts Merck CEO Trump blasts Merck CEO
- August 17, 2017

This is coming after Trump blamed "many sides" for the death of a woman at the Charlottesville White Supremacists rally. "America's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy, which run counter to the American ideal that all people are created equal". (more...)
Belle and Sebastian accidentally leave drummer in pyjamas in Walmart Belle and Sebastian accidentally leave drummer in pyjamas in Walmart
- August 17, 2017

In an interview with music website The Current , Murdoch explained that Colburn, who was left at the rest stop without his phone or identification, took refuge in a Walmart store for four hours before he eventually managed to check into a hotel for the night. (more...)
PlayStation Experience 2017 Starts December 9th In Anaheim PlayStation Experience 2017 Starts December 9th In Anaheim
- August 17, 2017

PSX 2017 will take place in December at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, just the same as it did a year ago, and if you want to go, you'd better go ahead and nab those tickets. At PSX 2017 a special tournament stage will be dedicated to the Capcom Cup. (No, not your grandpa's early-bird special that he gets with a side of bacon.) Instead, this early-bird special is a discounted ticket price for a limited time. (more...)
Rohith Vemula was not a Dalit Rohith Vemula was not a Dalit
- August 17, 2017

Hyderabad Central University scholar Rohith Vemula committed suicide because of personal reasons and not due to expulsion from the hostel, said the inquiry commission probing the matter. "It shows that the circumstances prevailing in the university at that time were not the reasons for committing the suicide". "The evidence on record shows that she (Vemula's mother) belongs to Vaddera community and, therefore, the Scheduled Castes certificate issued to Rohith Vemula can not be said to be ... (more...)
Here's our best look yet at the LG V30 Here's our best look yet at the LG V30
- August 17, 2017

As seen from the photo, the LG V30 seems to be a matured iteration of the G6 ( review ), albeit with a bigger FullVision display . The bezels above and below the screen are incredibly slim, and the front-facing camera looks equally as small. (more...)
BMW M5 new generation showed in the video BMW M5 new generation showed in the video
- August 17, 2017

Thanks to motoring.com.au's track test of a 2018 BMW M5 prototype we already know the flagship M vehicle will be the most powerful auto its ever made. Weight-saving has been an important part of the F90 M5's improvements over the old auto. It's no surprise, but the sedan is quite a performer. Further use of lightweight materials like carbon-fibre reinforced plastics and aluminium have cut more weight and the next M5 should weigh between 65-100kg less than the current auto. (more...)
Tencent second-quarter profit jumps 70 percent on smartphone games, beating estimates Tencent second-quarter profit jumps 70 percent on smartphone games, beating estimates
- August 17, 2017

All of Tencent's existing businesses would benefit from its AI research, he added, in particular, its performance advertisement business, information-based services and fintech. Tencent, together with Alibaba's Alipay , dominates China's digital payment space. Tencent said its payment business grew in the quarter on offline merchant growth thanks to cooperation with partners including Meituan-Dianping. (more...)
Under Armour CEO, others resign from Trump's council Under Armour CEO, others resign from Trump's council
- August 17, 2017

Plank's move Monday comes two weeks after the company announced $1.1 billion in revenue in the second quarter, adding that they planned to cut 2 percent of its workforce-280 jobs globally. Plank was swiftly followed by Intel's CEO. Under Armour engages in innovation and sports, not politics. In an official blog post late Monday, Krzanich said his decision had to do with his concerns about the direction of US politics. (more...)
Featured Stock: Vantiv, Inc. (VNTV)
- August 17, 2017

DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale's holdings in Vantiv were worth $6,090,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 15.6% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 9.4 percent. In comparison, previous year the company earned revenue of $891 million and had a net profit of $59.33 million. (more...)
ASUU Ends Crucial Meeting With Government ASUU Ends Crucial Meeting With Government
- August 17, 2017

NAN recalls that ASUU on August 14, embarked on an indefinite strike to demand the implementation of an agreement signed between it and the Federal on conditions of service, funding, university autonomy and academic freedom. NAIJ.com earlier reported that the lecturers chose to go on strike after an extensive deliberation at its meeting held at the University of Abuja from Friday, August 11. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds patches to be released less often PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds patches to be released less often
- August 17, 2017

The reason for doing so comes down to concerns of opening up more space for the developer to maintain a "high standard of quality". That doesn't mean Bluehole will cease patching the game altogether until release, though, only that it will lessen the frequency of patches. (more...)
Preview 'Clean Versions' of Google Docs Preview 'Clean Versions' of Google Docs
- August 17, 2017

From the Tools menu, you'll be able to choose to preview the document as it would look with all edits either accepted or rejected, which should make for a simpler reading experience for someone looking through it for the first time. One of the templates from LegalZoom and DocuSign , for example, offers an outline for a mutual non-disclosure agreement (NDA). These templates allow you to customize and deploy tools specific to your organization's workflows. (more...)
Grab a refurbished Surface 3 from Amazon for $254 Grab a refurbished Surface 3 from Amazon for $254
- August 17, 2017

Since this is a Certified Refurbished product, it will show limited or no wear, and includes all original accessories plus a 1 year warranty from Microsoft. Microsoft believes that it has fixed the issues that caused Consumer Reports to withdraw its recommendation, and the memo reveals that the company will soon propagate data on the strong quality and positive customer experience for Surface devices. (more...)
Mohammad Bin Qasim named new Hizbul chief in the Valley Mohammad Bin Qasim named new Hizbul chief in the Valley
- August 17, 2017

The Hizbul Mujahideen named Mohammad bin Qasim its new commander in Kashmir on Monday, a day after Yaseen Yattoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi was killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district. Salahuddin said the high number of killings of militants in encounters were because of "traitors" and "Indian agents". Meanwhile, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of Yatoo at his native place in Chadoora in central Kashmir's Budgam district today amidst chanting of ... (more...)
Baby dolphin dies of 'stress' after being passed around for selfies Baby dolphin dies of 'stress' after being passed around for selfies
- August 17, 2017

In a series of messages posted to Facebook this week, the group alleges that "hundreds" of eager beachgoers surrounded the stranded dolphin to handle and photograph it. Equinac rescuers rushed to help the dolphin after a concerned beach-goer called Spain's 112 emergency number. "We're not saying that the bathers were responsible for it becoming stranded". (more...)
You'll soon be able to play EVE: Valkyrie without a VR headset You'll soon be able to play EVE: Valkyrie without a VR headset
- August 16, 2017

In the spirit of EVE: Online's heavy focus on community, EVE: Valkyrie - Warzone will be cross platform and cross reality , so someone sitting on their couch playing on their PlayStation 4 will be able to play against someone using a Vive on their computer. (more...)
Total War: Warhammer 2 Skaven Reveal Announcement Total War: Warhammer 2 Skaven Reveal Announcement
- August 16, 2017

Queek also appears in the in-engine announcement trailer (again, below). Players who own the original Total War: Warhammer will receive a huge map combining areas from the old and the new games. Developed and published by Creative Assembly and Sega, respectively, the game received mostly-favorable reviews and is the fastest selling Total War game to date (half a million copies in the first few days). (more...)
Gothic horror Black Mirror announced for November… no not that one Gothic horror Black Mirror announced for November… no not that one
- August 16, 2017

The new game will actually be a reboot, so those unfamiliar with the series will be able to follow the story without any trouble. Today, publisher THQ Nordic announced Black Mirror , a new adventure and reboot in the "famous, spine-chilling franchise". (more...)
Analyst Research Roundup: Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ITUB), Athene Holding Ltd. (ATH)
- August 16, 2017

Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is -0.72%. From the opening price, the stock has seen a change of 0.76% recently clocking in with a price of $12.55. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, March 22 by Deutsche Bank. The insider RENDUCHINTALA VENKATA S M sold 1,424 shares worth $52,489. Polycom Inc. (more...)
Blake Bortles Getting Cussed Out By His Receiver Is Grade-A Entertainment Blake Bortles Getting Cussed Out By His Receiver Is Grade-A Entertainment
- August 16, 2017

Bortles also was asked about reps, which became a topic because arm fatigue became a topic. "All offseason continue to do what you can in order to make sure that your arm is capable of having all those throws, then obviously the rehab and taking care of it after practice and icing and stretching and doing massages and all that stuff, kind of taking care of it is important as well". (more...)
Apple readies $1 Billion war chest for Hollywood programs Apple readies $1 Billion war chest for Hollywood programs
- August 16, 2017

The tech giant has targeted $1 billion in spending for original television series and films over the next year, looking to establish itself as a buyer of premium entertainment, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing anonymous individuals. (more...)
Taco Bell's Insane Taco With a Fried Egg Shell Is Launching Nationwide Taco Bell's Insane Taco With a Fried Egg Shell Is Launching Nationwide
- August 16, 2017

It's hard to go wrong with fried eggs, potatoes, breakfast meats, and cheese (in both the shredded and melty nacho variety). Not unlike the way the fast food giant sculpted its fried chicken shells for the now unavailable Naked Chicken Chalupa . (more...)
Huawei Mate 10 renders and specs leak Huawei Mate 10 renders and specs leak
- August 16, 2017

The publication also claims that the new chip will be an " artificial intelligence chip". It is being widely reported that Huawei is considering the implementation of machine-learning algorithms in a bid to run the EMUI interface smoothly. (more...)