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Chicago woman charged for posting Snapchat video of romantic rival's rape Chicago woman charged for posting Snapchat video of romantic rival's rape
- September 02, 2017

But, the friends supposedly made up that same night and continued their evening by going to a nightclub and a subsequent hotel after-party. The victim woke up the next morning completely naked, and sore. In the video, the victim lay naked as an unidentified man grabbed her buttocks and exposed her vagina to the camera, Gill. Police arrested a Chicago woman accused of orchestrating the rape of her romantic rival, and then posting the assault to Snapchat . (more...)
Roku files for an IPO of up to $100 million Roku files for an IPO of up to $100 million
- September 02, 2017

For the six months ended June 30, Roku had revenue of $199.7 million, a 23 percent increase from the same period in 2016, according to the filing. The company will be listed on NASDAQ under the ticker ROKU . Connected to televisions, Roku devices provide access to services offered by Netflix Inc, Hulu, Amazon.com, Starz among others. Roku's has always been an agnostic platform, giving consumers the choice of which apps they want to download. (more...)
Dead Rising 4 Definitive Edition launches December 5 for PS4 Dead Rising 4 Definitive Edition launches December 5 for PS4
- September 01, 2017

Frank West is heading to the PlayStation 4 this holiday season. Dead Rising 4: the latest greatest version of the game, including post-launch difficulty settings and upcoming updates. For Sony fans that have been waiting for a chance to play Dead Rising on the PlayStation 4, the time is nearly upon us! It will arrive in both North America and Europe on December 5, 2017. (more...)
Mi Mix 2 specs revealed in leak Mi Mix 2 specs revealed in leak
- September 01, 2017

The screen-to-body ratio will probably increase thanks to thinner bezels. It is speculated that the early launch is being done not to clash with the launch of iPhone 8 in mind. A rumor from last month suggested Xiaomi was working with Google over an Android One device , and given that the company's upcoming event in India is being dubbed a "Xiaomi global launch", we could see the first Xiaomi phone powered by stock Android. (more...)
James Gunn signs on for Amazon's 'Starsky & Hutch' continuation series James Gunn signs on for Amazon's 'Starsky & Hutch' continuation series
- September 01, 2017

A week or so ago, we posted news that Guardians Of The Galaxy director James Gunn was developing a new Starsky and Hutch TV series. "So when Neal- the producer of the Fast and Furious franchise- asked me if I wanted to be a part of an all new Starsky & Hutch on TV, I was instantly intrigued". (more...)
Skoda Octavia RS Launch Details, Specs and Price Skoda Octavia RS Launch Details, Specs and Price
- September 01, 2017

For those of you who have been wondering why the Octavia RS has been turning heads, it is its first of its kind auto to be launched in India in a segment that doesn't have a lot of competition from other popular vehicle manufacturers. The steering wheel also gets paddle shifters which can be used to take manual control of gearshifts and an RS badge on the bottom spoke. The radio and telephone (Bluetooth) can be operated from the steering wheel. (more...)
Lenovo's IFA 2017 product lineup includes MR headset, convertible laptops and more Lenovo's IFA 2017 product lineup includes MR headset, convertible laptops and more
- September 01, 2017

The new Yoga 920 also has Intel's latest 8th generation quad core i7 processor ( Kaby Lake refresh ), 16GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD. The all-metal, 13.9-inch Yoga 920 also has a fingerprint reader, a watchband hinge, and a 4K touchscreen display , which Lenovo has described as almost bezel-less. (more...)
Ricoh's New Theta V Offers 4K Video & Surround Sound Ricoh's New Theta V Offers 4K Video & Surround Sound
- September 01, 2017

Ricoh announced the development of a new 4K Theta 360 camera earlier this year, but its name, nor official specs, haven't been known until now. The Ricoh Theta V shoots 360-degree 4K video at a resolution of 3840 x 1920 pixels at 30fps, and it produces 14-megapixel still images. (more...)
Apple and Accenture partner up for mobile iOS business solutions Apple and Accenture partner up for mobile iOS business solutions
- September 01, 2017

The crux of the matter is that there are potentially thousands of use-cases of ARKit , and it's left in the hands of developers to imagine a way forward. If you can't tap on "Applications", and don't see an arrow next to it, that means you don't have any 32-bit apps and don't need to worry about anything right now. (more...)
Bentley Continental GT revealed, to be shown at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show Bentley Continental GT revealed, to be shown at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
- September 01, 2017

The new aluminum body contributes to a saving of more than 80kg over its predecessor, and the third-generation Continental GT also comes with aluminum front and rear axles and available lightweight 22-inch wheels. The new model will make its debut at the Frankfurt show on September 12 and is the first production auto to have an aluminium body that has been created using so-called Super Formed technology - a precision technique working with aluminium heated to 500°C. (more...)
Kapil Sharma on a break Kapil Sharma on a break
- September 01, 2017

According to an exclusive news story on The Indian Express , Kapil Sharma is really unwell and his show, The Kapil Sharma Show is going off air. The channel has decided not to telecast the old shows and in fact, give the time slot to The Drama Company of Krushna Abhishek at 9 PM. (more...)
Everything Asus showed-off at IFA 2017 Everything Asus showed-off at IFA 2017
- September 01, 2017

Unlike other headsets, the ASUS Windows Mixed Reality Headset doesn't need external sensors or additional software, making the initial setup simple and getting users up and running in minutes. It combines elegant sophistication with the convenience and versatility of a 360°-flippable display, and features an innovative 360° ErgoLift hinge with a dual-action mechanism that lifts and tilts the keyboard into the flawless typing position when the display is opened beyond 135°. (more...)
Nissan updates 370Z coupe Nissan updates 370Z coupe
- September 01, 2017

Enthusiastic drivers don't have many fixed-roof sports cars to choose from these days, and the 370Z arguably has no direct rivals. For the 2018 model year, the standard model will be getting a number of external aesthetic upgrades that until now were exclusive to the range-topping NISMO model. (more...)
Whatsapp Now Offers Verified Business Accounts Whatsapp Now Offers Verified Business Accounts
- September 01, 2017

WhatsApp is planning to change the way it works with businesses by starting a program to verify business accounts . It therefore makes sense that this could also be integrated to businesses as an easy way to pay for goods or services. Over-the-top chat platform WhatsApp has launched a pilot scheme that will enable businesses to create verified accounts that let them communicate directly with users, and may even be considering a dedicated app for small-to-medium businesses. (more...)
Garmin Announces Vivoactive 3 Smartwatch With Garmin Pay For NFC Payments Garmin Announces Vivoactive 3 Smartwatch With Garmin Pay For NFC Payments
- September 01, 2017

Garmin has been an old player in the field of fitness tracking devices, the Vivofit and Vivoactive have been there for a few years. Garmin has three new wearable devices it's debuting at IFA 2017, including the vivosport GPS-enabled activity tracker, the vivomove HR hybrid touchscreen smartwatch and the vivoactive 3 , a smartwatch with Garmin Pay , which supports Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards to enable mobile payments on the go. (more...)
New Uber CEO drives change and suggests IPO New Uber CEO drives change and suggests IPO
- September 01, 2017

Big Picture: Just days after Expedia's long-time CEO decamped for Uber, Expedia investors expressed relief that the new CEO is an insider who knows the business well. Uber's new CEO told company employees Wednesday that the ride-hailing company must change, and what got it to this point won't get it to the next level. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV Rating Reduced to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV Rating Reduced to "Hold" By Research Firm Zacks
- August 31, 2017

It also produces metallurgical products and production systems for the automobile industry , and has ownership of publishing and insurance companies. Fiat Chrysler had 22 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BNP Paribas downgraded Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) on Monday, May 16 to "Underperform" rating. (more...)
Meet the Mini Electric Concept heading for production Meet the Mini Electric Concept heading for production
- August 31, 2017

Mini started dabbling with electrical drivetrains almost a decade ago, first releasing over 600 of its Mini E demonstrators into the wild in a field trial study in 2008. Quite predictably, it has trademark circular headlights, but the usually open grille is closed because electric motors require less cooling. A production version of the Mini Electric Concept will be unveiled in 2019, and will go into production in Oxford in the same year. (more...)
WD introduces SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card with 400 GB capacity WD introduces SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card with 400 GB capacity
- August 31, 2017

Keeping up with the demands of today's mobile-centric lifestyle, the new SanDisk microSD card provides consumers with the freedom to capture, save and share photos, videos and apps, and enjoy offline content - all without worrying about storage limitations. (more...)
Sony's new speaker is an Apple HomePod rival with Google Assistant built Sony's new speaker is an Apple HomePod rival with Google Assistant built
- August 31, 2017

For intelligence, Sony has partnered with Google to use Google Assistant on the LF-S50G speaker. Besides, music streaming, users can also control smart home devices with their apps and also cast content to TV. The Sony smart home speaker will available for purchase in October and will cost $199.99. Here are our first impressions of Sony's answer to Google Home and Apple HomePod . (more...)
Deepika Padukone finally wraps up shooting of 'Padmavati' Deepika Padukone finally wraps up shooting of 'Padmavati'
- August 31, 2017

India's one of the greatest paid actress Deepika Padukone has marked 20 million followers on Twitter, and not just that, she is said to be the most followed woman in Asia. The film is slated to release in November 2017. Sanjay Leela Bhansali's step to pay the actress more than her male counterparts is really a progressive step. (more...)
Influential Analyst Rating Changes: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Waste Connections, Inc. (WCN)
- August 31, 2017

The SI to Four Corners Property Trust Incorporated's float is 2.38%. Of those holders, 1,062 had increased positions amounting to 313.6 million shares, 1,284 had decreased positions amounting to 226.15 million shares, and 193 holders have a held position accounting for 5.26 billion shares. (more...)
Match.com Hits Record High As Tinder Subscription Service Rolls Out Match.com Hits Record High As Tinder Subscription Service Rolls Out
- August 31, 2017

It was just announced that Tinder Gold is now available worldwide after going through the testing. Tinder Plus costs $10 a month for users under 28, and $20 for those over 28 years old or over. The new feature that allows users to find out who liked them is aptly called Likes You and it is meant to balance one of the most frustrating parts about using Tinder . (more...)
Essential customers hit with deceptive phishing emails Essential customers hit with deceptive phishing emails
- August 31, 2017

A photo ID comprising information such as a photograph, address and signature was shared with a group of customers to whom the email was sent. "We've taken steps to mitigate & will update with more info soon", the company said on Twitter . (more...)
Nest's $169 smart thermostat is all about simplicity Nest's $169 smart thermostat is all about simplicity
- August 31, 2017

For the last couple of years, a team within Nest has been working on another thermostat. Now the company is going back to its roots with the Nest Thermostat E , bringing the lessons of the past 6 years to even more people and more houses. (more...)