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Nintendo Switch pop-up store coming to Sandton Nintendo Switch pop-up store coming to Sandton
- August 30, 2017

Do you believe there will be enough in stores this holiday season? In order to meet the high demand during the Christmas holidays, Nintendo plans to increase the production rate of the Nintendo Switch . If those financial problems continue to persist, Switch supply might become further delayed and scant. By March 2018, Nintendo projects sales of 10 million Switch consoles - it's almost halfway there, having sold 4.7 million as of June 30, 2017. (more...)
Dog seen on video being shot by flames adopted Dog seen on video being shot by flames adopted
- August 29, 2017

Authorities are investigating an alleged case of animal cruelty in North Carolina's Guilford County where a teenage girl attempted to set a dog on fire. The girls have not been identified due to their ages, 13 and 14, and the Guilford County Sheriff's Office has not yes pressed any charges. One of the suspects is allegedly the one who can be seen committing the act itself, while the other is allegedly the one who recorded the video. (more...)
Samsung to expand NAND chip capacity in China Samsung to expand NAND chip capacity in China
- August 29, 2017

Despite concerns that the large-scale investment decision would be postponed as Samsung Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong was sentenced to prison, the company has chose to push ahead with the plan as a way to respond to growing demand. On July 4, Samsung Electronics began operating its semiconductor plant in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, while also announcing that the company was considering expanding its production facilities in Xian. (more...)
Studios reportedly resisting Apple's 4K movie pricing plan Studios reportedly resisting Apple's 4K movie pricing plan
- August 29, 2017

With a new 4K-capable Apple TV expected to be announced at the same time as the new iPhones in September, Apple is busy making deals to sell ultra-high definition content via iTunes, The Wall Street Journal reports . Viewers who buy Apple's new set-top box will need 4K content to watch on it, and that's where the movie studios come in. However, key to the Apple mindset is encouraging loyal users to have a complete ecosystem of products in their home, in their cars, in their pockets, ... (more...)
YouTube's new look finds a fit for your vertical videos YouTube's new look finds a fit for your vertical videos
- August 29, 2017

The most popular online video platform on the planet described the new logo as a natural evolution of its platform which changed a lot over the years and continues to do so, adding that the company is only at the beginning of its ambitious endeavors which saw it diversify its offerings in a significant manner in recent times. (more...)
Padmavati is on schedule, will release on time Padmavati is on schedule, will release on time
- August 29, 2017

The period drama features Deepika Padukone , Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in the lead roles. If all goes well then, the film will hit the screens in November 2017. Well coming back to the film's release date, we just hope that SLB puts these rumours to rest so that there isn't too much confusion surrounding this film! Apparently Bhansali requested his actors to complete the film before leaving. (more...)
Is Toyota launching its own performance sub-brand? Is Toyota launching its own performance sub-brand?
- August 29, 2017

It is unclear whether the new products will be offered outside Japan. According to a report from Automotive News , the Japanese automaker is set to unveil a new "sports car" lineup next month in September. Given what we know about Toyota's latest development, it seems likely that the Toyota Supra could be spearheading this new performance/sports auto line. (more...)
Is Toyota launching its own performance sub-brand? Is Toyota launching its own performance sub-brand?
- August 29, 2017

It is unclear whether the new products will be offered outside Japan. According to a report from Automotive News , the Japanese automaker is set to unveil a new "sports car" lineup next month in September. Given what we know about Toyota's latest development, it seems likely that the Toyota Supra could be spearheading this new performance/sports auto line. (more...)
Ariel Investments LLC Has $17500000 Position in US Bancorp (USB)
- August 29, 2017

Gilead Sciences Inc now has $97.54 billion valuation. The New York-based Allen Operations Llc has invested 7.83% in the stock. About shares traded. Digital Turbine Inc (NASDAQ:APPS) has risen 60.00% since August 29, 2016 and is uptrending. The company had a trading volume of 468,483 shares. Pinnacle Associates reported 22,413 shares stake. Duff & Phelps Investment Mgmt reported 0.01% stake. (more...)
Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng Motor to jointly develop EVs in China Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng Motor to jointly develop EVs in China
- August 29, 2017

However, Ghosn has previously discussed plans to "change the game" with a low-cost electric vehicle priced below $8,000 after Chinese incentives - and ultimately without them. "We expect to meet the transformation trend of the market in China; where cars are becoming light, electric, intelligent, interconnected and shared". (more...)
Aston Martin trying to mitigate Brexit risk with USA sales drive Aston Martin trying to mitigate Brexit risk with USA sales drive
- August 29, 2017

This isn't a wholesale move to hybrid power, according to the article, and traditional V8 and V12 models will continue alongside hybrid and electric options for as long as emissions legislation allows, providing that customer demand is still there. (more...)
Noteworthy Stock to Watch For: HollyFrontier Corporation (HFC)
- August 29, 2017

It has underperformed by 20.81% the S&P500. Luminus Management Llc decreased Ishares Tr (Put) (EEM) stake by 67,000 shares to 1.45M valued at $50.77 million in 2016Q4. King Luther Capital Management Corp decreased its stake in Capital Bk Finl Corp (CBF) by 10.27% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
SWGA American Red Cross teams head to disaster areas SWGA American Red Cross teams head to disaster areas
- August 29, 2017

Volunteers are loading up what they've collected and heading to Texas. Her job with the Red Cross will be to help distribute emergency supplies in Houston . "This is really a unique disaster because we are still in the middle of the disaster". There is also a " Red Cross Wish List " of products that people can buy and donate to those affected by the storm and the flooding, including power strips, extension cords and crib sheets. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi 4A variant launched in India: From price to specifications here is everything you need to know Xiaomi Redmi 4A variant launched in India: From price to specifications here is everything you need to know
- August 29, 2017

Moving on to the memory department, the upgraded version of the Redmi 4A sports 3GB of RAM and 32GB of memory. Xiaomi launched a new variant to the Redmi series, named Xiaomi Redmi 4A in India on Tuesday with additional RAM and storage as compared to the original handset, reported NDTV. (more...)
Feature: Marriage of Whole Foods with Amazon produces lower prices Feature: Marriage of Whole Foods with Amazon produces lower prices
- August 29, 2017

The internet giant came good on its threat on Monday, its first day of full ownership, cutting prices at Whole Foods by as much as 43% on some items in its USA stores, knocking the share prices of United States rivals Costco and Kroger in early trading on Monday. (more...)
Internationa Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (IFF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by KeyCorp
- August 29, 2017

It has underperformed by 45.66% the S&P500. Grandfield & Dodd Llc decreased Sealed Air Corp New (SEE) stake by 25.05% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 887,276 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock valued at $117,591,000 after buying an additional 504,228 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (IBKR) Shares Bought by Gamco Investors INC
- August 29, 2017

About 193,726 shares traded. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL increased its stake in Interactive Brokers Group, Inc . (NASDAQ: IBKR ) for 4.18 million shares. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, December 8 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. (NASDAQ: IBKR ) earned "Underperform" rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, April 3. (more...)
Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY) Trading Volume Significantly Lower
- August 29, 2017

Newbrook Capital Advisors Lp owns 2.76 million shares or 13.48% of their United States portfolio. At&T Inc now has $233.26 billion valuation. Shares are trading at $56.64 a tad below the 50 day moving average of $57.39 and slightly over the 200 day moving average of $53.88. (more...)
Nintendo's Miiverse to be discontinued in Japan Nintendo's Miiverse to be discontinued in Japan
- August 29, 2017

There is no word on if the shutdown also applies to other regions. The Wii U's chat app and TVii television service are also set to end alongside it on November 8th, though the announcement has only been made in Japan so far; the TVii service in the United States was entirely separate and closed down over two years ago . (more...)
Dell Tips 'Visor' Mixed Reality Headset, Fresh Inspiron PCs Dell Tips 'Visor' Mixed Reality Headset, Fresh Inspiron PCs
- August 29, 2017

Indeed, the laptop vendor claims that this new 8th-gen CPU (combined with the power mode) offers no less than a 44% performance boost over what Dell describes as "similarly configured systems" running Kaby Lake processors (based on the SYSmark 2014 SE benchmark). (more...)
Google Assistant for iOS now available in India Google Assistant for iOS now available in India
- August 29, 2017

Among the assistant's various functions are interacting with smart lighting and thermostats, sending messages, setting up reminders, handling calls, playing music via YouTube, and directing users to their home. The company says the app is created to operate on devices running iOS 9.1 and above which is likely to cover the majority of iPhone and iPad users. This means that the app is available for the vast majority of iPhone and iPad users. (more...)
Moto G5s Plus launching in India tomorrow: Specifications, availability and more Moto G5s Plus launching in India tomorrow: Specifications, availability and more
- August 29, 2017

Both the phones are successors to the previously launched Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus . Either way, the phone will be launched this week. The new phones offer an incremental update to their predecessors in some key aspects, let's know more about them below. (more...)
BMW i3 announced, with new i3s performance model BMW i3 announced, with new i3s performance model
- August 29, 2017

The mid-cycle update of the BMW i3 will be paired with a more sporty i3s version for 2018. The i3s gets an extra 14hp from its electric motor, for a total of 184hp (compared with the standard i3's 170hp) plus an extra 20Nm of torque (270Nm versus the standard i3's 250Nm). (more...)
Honor V9 Mini with dual-camera leaked online Honor V9 Mini with dual-camera leaked online
- August 29, 2017

Huawei Honor 6C featuring 3 GB RAM and 16 GB onboard storage is now available in China. As of now, we have received a leaked image of the device, which clears one thing that the device would come with dual camera setup at the rear side and stereo speaker, which would sit on the bottom side of the device along with USB port and headphone jack. (more...)
Nintendo Plans Switch Production Boost Nintendo Plans Switch Production Boost
- August 29, 2017

This still doesn't mean that customers will be able to get one when the holidays roll around, but it does increase the chances. Following the Switch's excellent launch, Nintendo said its goal was to ship 10 million units by March 2018. Though the Nintendo Switch's stock woes have eased in some places around the world, it can still be hard to find a console in some areas. Ever since the SNES Classic Edition was announced , there has been an incredible demand for the console, so much so ... (more...)