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LG V30 Releasing on September 15 in South Korea and on Sept LG V30 Releasing on September 15 in South Korea and on Sept
- July 30, 2017

Will the LG V30 look like the LG V20 and LG V10? Details pertaining to LG V30's release schedule have been revealed. Those in the United States can pre-order the phone on September 17 and it will be officially on sale via various retailers eleven days after. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Emperor Edition Comes With New Improvements Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Emperor Edition Comes With New Improvements
- July 30, 2017

It is to be noted that the FCC clears a device only if it finds it to be ready for the customers. The supposed front panel of the Galaxy Note 8 is mostly in line with previous sightings of the flagship that was already the subject of numerous leaked renders and real-life images and is expected to make amends for the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 which Samsung discontinued last fall. (more...)
FACT CHECK: Trump's health care timeline is off FACT CHECK: Trump's health care timeline is off
- July 30, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office scored the measure and found it will reduce the deficit from 2017 to 2026 by $142 billion. His vote was met with an audible gasp in the Senate chamber as the Republican effort to repeal Obamacare went down in flames. (more...)
Niantic postpones two of its Pokémon GO events in Europe Niantic postpones two of its Pokémon GO events in Europe
- July 30, 2017

Apparently, the lawsuit merely claims the travel expenses incurred by the fans as Niantic already awarded its promise of freebies and Legendary Pokemon to the fans. The suit says Niantic violated the Illinois Consumer Fraud Act by misleading attendees, as well as several California consumer protection laws. However, players who planned to attend a Safari Zone event on August 5 or August 12 won't be refunded for travel or lodging costs, a fact that discourage attendees from ... (more...)
Apple removes VPN apps from China App Store Apple removes VPN apps from China App Store
- July 30, 2017

The Chinese government's crackdown on the internet continues with the news that Apple has removed all major VPN apps , which help internet users overcome the country's censorship system, from the App Store in China. "ExpressVPN strongly condemns these measures, which threaten free speech and civil liberties". Star VPN , another company, says it also received notice of being removed. (more...)
Facebook Reports strong Second Quarter Financial Results Facebook Reports strong Second Quarter Financial Results
- July 29, 2017

Monthly users on the social media jumped from 2.01 billion instead of the 1.98 billion expected. He said the company's set goal to help 1-billion people join groups that become a meaningful part of their lives both online and in the physical world, and last month we rolled out new tools to help people start and grow communities on Facebook . (more...)
Can PlayStation Plus Members Afford The Price Hike? Can PlayStation Plus Members Afford The Price Hike?
- July 29, 2017

As with before the increase, enrollment in Sony's PlayStation Plus program grants players access to a rotating library of free PlayStation titles, the ability to participate in multiplayer games online, and a chunk of online storage for cloud saves. (more...)
Micromax Canvas Selfie 2 Launched : Specifications, Price, Release Date and More Micromax Canvas Selfie 2 Launched : Specifications, Price, Release Date and More
- July 29, 2017

This smartphone is available in India is soon. Dubbed as Micromax Selfie 2 the smartphone has already been listed on the company's official website along with the key specifications and features of the new smartphone. With the major highlight of the Canvas Selfie 2 smartphone being the 8-megapixel selfie camera, this phone would also feature some additional features for the enhanced user experience. (more...)
China & India: Walking the Himalayan Tightrope China & India: Walking the Himalayan Tightrope
- July 29, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are likely to meet at the BRICS summit. The highlight of the visit, however, was Thursday's one-on-one meeting between Mr Doval and China's State Councillor Yang that was expected to thaw the chill in relations between the two countries after the Sikkim standoff, the longest between the two countries since 1962 war. (more...)
Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus resigns; John Kelly will take over Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus resigns; John Kelly will take over
- July 29, 2017

Trump tweeted the change after he returned to Washington from NY yesterday. After frequent conversations with Kelly, Trump recently warmed up to the idea of naming Kelly chief of staff to more effectively manage personnel and offered it to him earlier this week, a senior White House official said. (more...)
It's All Beard & Blood In Sanjay Dutt's New Bhoomi Poster! It's All Beard & Blood In Sanjay Dutt's New Bhoomi Poster!
- July 29, 2017

The movie is said to be based on father-daughter relationship and is a revenge drama. Yesterday, Bollywood Analyst Taran Adarsh reveals the new look poster from the movie " Bhoomi ". Director Omung Kumar says, "When the teaser poster came, I had said that people will want to know more and more and this poster is testimony to Sanjay's fantastic way of transforming and portraying different characters & intensity". (more...)
Maruti Suzuki Q1 net profit rises by 4.4 percent Maruti Suzuki Q1 net profit rises by 4.4 percent
- July 29, 2017

Growth in volumes, favourable product mix, higher non-operating income and cost reduction efforts contributed to increase in profits. A combination of factors that included the impact on account of transition to GST and higher raw material expenses dragged down company's Ebitda (earnings before interest tax depreciation and amortisation) margins to 13.3% against 14.8% in the year ago period. (more...)
Netanyahu slams EU's policy towards Israel Netanyahu slams EU's policy towards Israel
- July 29, 2017

According to Israeli daily The Jerusalem Post, Netanyahu slammed the European Union, accusing it of working to undermine the Jewish state. Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a precondition for closer ties with the 28-state bloc, and trumpeted Israel as essential to Europe's prosperity and survival. (more...)
Pay to Use Twitter, New Subscription Service Pay to Use Twitter, New Subscription Service
- July 29, 2017

Twitter has a new business idea: It wants to charge advertisers a monthly fee for the company to handle all of their promoted tweets. So users can't select individual tweets to promote in this trial. Twitter's financial stability came into serious question Thursday after its latest earnings report indicated a horrific Q2. Twitter has added zero users since first quarter, posting $574 million in revenue in the second quarter this year which is a decrease of five per cent YoY (year-on-year). (more...)
Energy Transfer Equity, LP (NYSE:ETE) announces a quarterly dividend of $0.29
- July 29, 2017

It is down 69.47% since July 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Brigade Capital Management Lp decreased Energy Transfer Prtnrs LP (Call) (ETP) stake by 5.43% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. On 1/28/2013 Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. announced a quarterly dividend of $0.89. Burke And Herbert National Bank & Trust And Trust Communication invested 0.3% of its portfolio in Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP). (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to feature 'more advanced, richer multimedia functionalities' Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to feature 'more advanced, richer multimedia functionalities'
- July 29, 2017

As per his words, the new Galaxy Note 8's Emperor Edition would be available in three different color options, Blue, Gray and Black. Discovered on Samsung's website , the documentation has already been pulled. Samsung's smartphone business posted an operating profit of more than W4 trillion in the second quarter of this year and seems to have fully recovered from the Note 7 debacle (US$1=W1,115). (more...)
NIA summons Geelani's elder son for questioning NIA summons Geelani's elder son for questioning
- July 29, 2017

A senior NIA official, who requested anonymity, told Scroll.in that the agency will move a court to get permission to conduct the lie detector tests. All the seven of them will be produced before the Patiala House Court today. Investigators said the funds were received by the separatists through illegal means, including hawala channels, for funding terrorist and other activities in Jammu and Kashmir. (more...)
WhatsApp hits 1bn daily users; Stories feature used by 250mn everyday WhatsApp hits 1bn daily users; Stories feature used by 250mn everyday
- July 29, 2017

Last month, it boasted two billion monthly users on its flagship platform, and it has since announced 1.32-billion daily active users - up 17% from a year ago. In its Q2 2017 earnings report released recently, the firm has also surpassed the one million daily user mark; with users now sending 55 billion messages and 4.5 billion photos per day, reports The Verge. (more...)
O'Reilly Automotive, Inc O'Reilly Automotive, Inc
- July 29, 2017

Advance Auto Parts's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 4.36%. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) has declined 4.35% since July 28, 2016 and is downtrending. (NYSE: AAP ). Kanaly invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Advance Auto Parts , Inc. Plancorp Ltd Liability Corp has 0.1% invested in O'Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY). (more...)
Ford SUVs Carbon Monoxide Leak? Feds Expand Probe Ford SUVs Carbon Monoxide Leak? Feds Expand Probe
- July 29, 2017

NHTSA said it has been testing Explorers at its lab in OH, and also tested Interceptors in the field and found no data to link carbon-monoxide poisoning to the injury incidents, though testing indicated higher CO levels in some situations. The city of Austin, Texas, is pulling the Ford Explorer from its police fleet after detecting potentially unsafe levels of carbon monoxide in the vehicles. (more...)
For Honor Switching to Dedicated Servers in Future Update For Honor Switching to Dedicated Servers in Future Update
- July 28, 2017

Ubisoft's For Honor broke the world's historic timeline in order to bring a contest between some of the greatest warriors. Creative Director Roman Campos-Oriola noted in the following post that "listening to the community and analyzing their feedback has been really key, because we quickly understood we had to work hand-in-hand with them in order to improve the game". (more...)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Standalone Now Available on Xbox One Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Standalone Now Available on Xbox One
- July 28, 2017

Now, however, the release of the Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Remastered standalone version probably means that Activision has given up on trying to sell more of Infinite Warfare , leaving yet another Infinity Ward Call of Duty game that ends on a form of cliffhanger and won't see a resolution to its plot. (more...)
Kumail Nanjiani Voices a Very Unconfident Orc in SHADOW OF WAR Video Kumail Nanjiani Voices a Very Unconfident Orc in SHADOW OF WAR Video
- July 28, 2017

Ever wanted an Uruk that was completely unsure of himself when threatening to kill you in Middle Earth: Shadow of War? Additionally, players can see some of the game's voice over recording process and new gameplay. While the story packed into Middle-earth: Shadow of War may be a serious affair, developer Monolith is adding a dash of humor to the mix with the game's latest cast member. (more...)
Did Madden 18 give Tom Brady the proper overall rating? Did Madden 18 give Tom Brady the proper overall rating?
- July 28, 2017

Perhaps this was predictable when Tom Brady was named the cover athlete for Madden 18 , or when they announced their G.O.A.T. edition of the game with him on the cover, but Tom Brady will be the top rated quarterback in Madden 18 this season. (more...)
Xiaomi to grow worldwide footprint with new Dollars 1 bln loan Xiaomi to grow worldwide footprint with new Dollars 1 bln loan
- July 28, 2017

Earlier, Xiaomi signed a multi-year patent agreement with Nokia, which included Xiaomi's acquisition of patent assets from Nokia. "New retail, which is the integration of online and offline retail, and globalisation are two of the company's top five strategic areas for development". (more...)