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Mercy and Ana changes go live on Overwatch PTR Mercy and Ana changes go live on Overwatch PTR
- November 02, 2017

Likewise, Resurrect can now be interrupted when Mercy is knocked back, stunned, or hacked. The latest PTR update nerfed Mercy's Resurrect skill. In response to some players taking advantage of this in ways that many other players felt were unfair or boring, Blizzard changed resurrect to be a regular ability but one that could only revive a single ally at a time. (more...)
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Chubb Limited (CB)
- November 01, 2017

It has outperformed by 15.85% the S&P500. International Business Machines Corp . had a net margin of 14.75% and a return on equity of 82.86%. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM)'s institutional ownership stands at 60.10%. (more...)
Qualcomm tipped to launch new Snapdragon 845 processor in December
- November 01, 2017

Qualcomm's next flagship chip is set to be announced sometime in December. Even though the leaked reports suggest a way earlier launch than expected, "arriving" might be an overstatement as the chipset is highly unlikely to go into mass production till the end of 2018, or even early 2019. (more...)
Amazon's mobile app gets new AR shopping feature Amazon's mobile app gets new AR shopping feature
- November 01, 2017

Wouldn't you like to know how that slow cooker or speaker system looks in your house? The online retailer on Wednesday unveiled "AR view" on its Amazon shopping app. With their own logins, teens can shop, stream, and game their way using the Amazon shopping app. Parents can review order details and approve with a quick text reply. (more...)
Social media testimony on Russian interference continues on Capitol Hill Social media testimony on Russian interference continues on Capitol Hill
- November 01, 2017

Other senators are expected to release more throughout Wednesday's hearing. In the past six months, a growing body of evidence has revealed the extent to which the Kremlin used major social media platforms to influence the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Sony brings back AIBO robot dog after 10 years as AI project Sony brings back AIBO robot dog after 10 years as AI project
- November 01, 2017

But now it's back with computer smarts that not only provide the new Aibo dog with the ability to respond to human commands, but loads the robot with fish-eye cameras and a suite of embedded sensors so it can better figure out what's going on around it through sound and sight. (more...)
The Chevron Corp. (CVX) - Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates The Chevron Corp. (CVX) - Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates
- November 01, 2017

The stock of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) earned "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, November 1. About 4.65M shares traded. Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) last posted its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) has noticeable measure of stock volatility, for this average true range is an exponential moving average (14 trading days) of the True Ranges. (more...)
How to claim your free taco at Taco Bell on Wednesday How to claim your free taco at Taco Bell on Wednesday
- November 01, 2017

Head to your local Taco Bell between 2-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1 to pick up one free Doritos Locos Taco. For more information, visit Taco Bell's website here . Just one per person "while supplies last". The free tacos will be available at participating locations. Maybin's golden stolen base is the sixth time that the country won free tacos. (more...)
Seoul stocks hit another record on tech shares Seoul stocks hit another record on tech shares
- November 01, 2017

Memory chips were the main driver of earnings, accounting for two-thirds of operating profit, as the industry hit a super-cycle with high demand for D-ram chips for mobile devices. Yuanta Securities Korea also announced Wednesday that its target price for Samsung Electronics will increase from 3 million won to 3.8 million won. (more...)
Ultimate edition marks the end for Aston's Vanquish
- November 01, 2017

A big, £211,995-shaped farewell to Aston Martin's V12-engined super-coupe. The new vehicle is powered by the same 595bhp 6.0-litre V12 petrol engine as the standard Vanquish S , paired with an eight-speed automatic gearbox. Inside, there's Chestnut Tan leather upholstery with Obsidian Black accents, along with a carbon-fibre fascia. The inside echoes the same theme with grey leather upholstery, yellow accents and blue contrast stitching. (more...)
Google intros videoconferencing hardware kit for Hangouts Google intros videoconferencing hardware kit for Hangouts
- November 01, 2017

It has an Intel Core i7 processor and a dedicated hardware video accelerator. Built with machine learning, the camera can intelligently detect participants and automatically crop and zoom to frame them, Google said. Yesterday (31 October), Google announced the launch of Hangouts Meet hardware, a kit that can ostensibly help businesses take advantage of video meeting benefits. (more...)
Channel Your Inner Drifter With World's First Electronic Handbrake By Ford Channel Your Inner Drifter With World's First Electronic Handbrake By Ford
- November 01, 2017

It's meant to simulate what an old fashioned hydraulic handbrake would do: lock the rear wheels and allow you to control a slide. "The Drift Stick is an aluminium lever between the driver's seat and manual transmission, which uses the innovative Ford Performance all-wheel-drive system in conjunction with the antilock braking system, opening up the rear-drive unit clutches and applying hydraulic pressure to lock the rear wheels to induce drift with the simple pull of a lever", Ford says in a ... (more...)
Expect Lumia camera features to appear on Nokia phones
- November 01, 2017

The new Nokia 7 was launched in China earlier in October. It features a 5-inch LTPS LCD HD display , 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera . The Nokia 2 has been anticipated for a while, and was recently spotted on the Bluetooth SIG certification site as well a leaked AnTuTu benchmark, revealing some of its specifications. (more...)
The Apple Inc. (AAPL) CFO Sold $1865008.50 in Stock
- November 01, 2017

Moving averages have the ability to be used as a powerful indicator for technical stock analysis. About 26.63M shares traded or 2.31% up from the average. Fairbanks Capital Management Inc.'s holdings in Apple were worth $12,577,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. ( NYSE:T ), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. (more...)
Electronic Arts reports 2Q loss Electronic Arts reports 2Q loss
- November 01, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $116.72, for a total transaction of $583,600.00. Analysts expected EA to report second fiscal quarter adjusted profits of 54 cents a share on revenue of $1.18 billion. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Limited Company has 252 shares. Tudor Investment Corporation Et Al reported 0.13% stake. Pinebridge Investments Lp holds 0.01% or 2,856 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Super NES Classic Edition sales top two million
- November 01, 2017

While the game has been a huge success in terms of downloads, it hasn't yielded much in the way of profit for the iconic Japanese gaming firm. The company says Super Mario Run has been downloaded a whopping 200 million times (90% of those outside of Japan). (more...)
Google Just Announced Fast Pair for Hassle-Free Bluetooth Pairing
- November 01, 2017

Google announced on Tuesday through a post in its Android Developers Blog that a new feature was coming soon to Android devices running Marshmallow and later: Fast Pair . Traditional Bluetooth then works its magic and automatically pairs the device. Once the Android device owner taps the notification, a Bluetooth connection will be established. (more...)
Hong Kong edges out DC in bid for 2022 Gay Games
- November 01, 2017

Despite the name, the competition is open to all who wish to participate, regardless of sexual orientation. The mission statement on the Federation of Gay Games website , who sanctions the games, said that its mission "is to promote equality through the organization of the premiere worldwide LGBT and gay-friendly sports and cultural event known as the Gay Games". (more...)
Google Docs Randomly Locking Down Innocuous Files Google Docs Randomly Locking Down Innocuous Files
- October 31, 2017

The range of subject matters and number of reports suggest it's probably just a glitch, but the problem is a reminder of what we give up for the convenience and ease offered by cloud-based programs like Docs. In Google's privacy policy , the company makes it clear that it's collecting information about what you use and how you use it. If you visit Google's privacy policy, you'll find that Google is up front there, too, about the data it collects. (more...)
Japanese company gives non-smoking staff extra six days paid leave Japanese company gives non-smoking staff extra six days paid leave
- October 31, 2017

Bosses at the Tokyo marketing firm Piala Inc believe that the policy will help staff to put the ciggies down for good. "One of our non-smoking staff put a message in the company suggestion box earlier in the year saying that smoking breaks were causing problems", Hirotaka Matsushima, a spokesman for the company, told United Kingdom daily The Telegraph . (more...)
Apple Releases iOS 11.2 Beta to Developers [Download] Apple Releases iOS 11.2 Beta to Developers [Download]
- October 31, 2017

We'll let know if any new features are spotted. iOS 11.2 Beta is rolling out as an "On The Air" (OTA) update and is also accessible on IPSW links directly from the Apple Developer Program portal. Apple also reintroduced the popular 3D Touch App Switcher gesture in iOS 11.1, making good on a promise to bring the shortcut back to iOS. Other changes include bug fixes for Photos, Accessibility, notifications, an annoying bug that kept some app icons from showing on Apple Watch, and more. (more...)
$0.26 EPS Expected for Empire State Realty Trust Inc (ESRT)
- October 31, 2017

Mosaic Co ( NYSE :MOS) has declined 7.87% since October 31, 2016 and is downtrending. Real Estate Management Services Llc sold 306,900 shares as the company's stock rose 6.44% with the market. The firm earned "Underweight" rating on Wednesday, September 14 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 20. (more...)
Critically acclaimed Shadow of the Colossus heading to PS4 in 2018 Critically acclaimed Shadow of the Colossus heading to PS4 in 2018
- October 31, 2017

We'll bring you more info on Shadow of the Colossus remake for PS4 as it's available. The original game launched in 2005 and was developed by Team Ico , who was also responsible for the cult classic Ico . We've crudely matched up images from the PS4 remaster of Shadow of the Colossus with images of the game running on the PS3. Sony likely doesn't want to mess with Shadow's winning formula too much, although it would be awesome to see some of the colossi that were originally planned ... (more...)
Arjun Kapoor seems intense as Policeman in 'Sandeep aur Punky Faraar' Arjun Kapoor seems intense as Policeman in 'Sandeep aur Punky Faraar'
- October 31, 2017

The movie features Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra in the lead. Banerjee's film has Chopra and Kapoor playing diametrically opposite characters who hate each other. Arjun wanted to know about the psychology and why he is the way he is. Arjun and Parineeti, who made their debut in YRF's Ishqzaade back in 2012, will once again essay the role of two individuals from different backgrounds in Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar . (more...)
WhatsApp will soon give more powers to group administrators WhatsApp will soon give more powers to group administrators
- October 31, 2017

The Pay feature on WhatsApp will be very easy to use. "They are likely to do some sort of an extended beta program for the feature in November and by December you can expect a full rollout", the person said, asking to stay anonymous. The feature will essentially work on a UPI based payment method. Notably, this will the first time messaging giant will be introducing a payment feature anywhere in the world. (more...)