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New Overwatch Patch adds 4K on Xbox One X, Rebalances All Players New Overwatch Patch adds 4K on Xbox One X, Rebalances All Players
- January 31, 2018

This is great news for the balance of the game, where Mercy's character overhaul past year had left her overpowered in relation to other healers, and that's something that we've seen with her prevalence in the Overwatch League. Junkrat's concussion mines also now do less damage to enemies further from the centre of the explosion, and D.Va's black cat skin no longer risks making her hair and face disappear. (more...)
Spotify is testing a Pandora-esque standalone Android app Spotify is testing a Pandora-esque standalone Android app
- January 31, 2018

It also employs a bit of AI as the more you use it and listen to stations , the more it will understand what you like and eventually create personalized stations for you. Considering the fact that the app faces some strong rivalry from other streaming services like Pandora, Stations seem to be a viable alternative and will provide a more streamlined experience. (more...)
Orca whale trained to mimic human speech Orca whale trained to mimic human speech
- January 31, 2018

And in 2006, scientists reported in the journal Biology Letters that a killer whale in Nootka Sound, British Columbia, could imitate a sea lion's bark - likely because the orca was solitary "and striving for attention", said Griffin, one of the researchers who analyzed those calls. (more...)
Minecraft Skin Pack Brings Microsoft Legends to Nintendo Consoles Minecraft Skin Pack Brings Microsoft Legends to Nintendo Consoles
- January 31, 2018

At 14.86 million units as of the end of December, the Switch has already outsold its predecessor, the Wii U, in just ten months on sale. Profit in October-December was 83.7 billion yen ($771 million), up 29 percent year-on-year, it said. According to the financial report, in 2017 eight Switch games shifted a million units or more. By hitting back - and capturing the public's imagination - with the Switch, the company has proved them wrong. (more...)
Pique extends Barcelona contract until 2022 Pique extends Barcelona contract until 2022
- January 31, 2018

The new contract also includes a 500m euro (£440m) buyout clause. "It seems I will finish my career here which is what I have always wanted since I returned as a 21 year-old", Pique said at a press-conference to announce his new contract. (more...)
Android Users Can Now Interact With Google Assistant in Hindi Android Users Can Now Interact With Google Assistant in Hindi
- January 31, 2018

To do that, just go to Settings " Languages & input " Languages " Add a language " English " and select India. The Google Assistant support page still doesn't mention Hindi as a supported language , and technically if your phone's main language is set to Hindi it won't work and you'll get the screen search when tapping and holding on the home button. (more...)
IOS 12 to focus on performance and reliability
- January 31, 2018

However, this doesn't mean there won't be any new features in iOS 12 . Axios reported Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi announced the priority shift to employees earlier in the month. "With three new models in the pipeline for the second half of 2018, we believe Apple may have used up its development resources", Kuo said in an edited version of his comments published by MacRumors. (more...)
OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta removes Clipboard app, adds iPhone X-like gestures OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta removes Clipboard app, adds iPhone X-like gestures
- January 31, 2018

You can swipe up from the bottom centre of the screen to go back to the home screen if you're in any app or menu. Swiping up from the left or right hand side of the bottom of the display is equivalent to the back button. Nevertheless, the stable Oreo update is finally rolling out to the OnePlus 5T users after a long wait. It basically auto-sorts the SMS messages into categories. (more...)
Earnings surge for Samsung Electronics on huge chip profit Earnings surge for Samsung Electronics on huge chip profit
- January 31, 2018

The previous year, the mobile group announced Q4 profits of 2.5 trillion won. The firm announced a 50-for-1 stock split, sending the shares up 6.4 percent in mid-morning trade. The company's mobile business unit was less successful in the fourth quarter, with earnings declining year-on-year because of increased marketing costs. (more...)
Former San Diego Padres general manager Kevin Towers dies Former San Diego Padres general manager Kevin Towers dies
- January 31, 2018

Kevin spent almost thirty years in the Padres Organization as a player, scout and front office executive. Sports Illustrated reported Towers was diagnosed with a rare form of thyroid cancer in December 2016. He would later be let go from the Padres and take over the Diamondback's general manager position a year later. Two years later, Towers was promoted to the General Manager of the Padres and led San Diego to the World Series in 1998, as well as four divison titles. (more...)
Astronauts Could One Day Eat Their Own Poop In Space ... Kind Of Astronauts Could One Day Eat Their Own Poop In Space ... Kind Of
- January 31, 2018

The microbes, which are 52 percent protein and 36 percent fat, could provide long-haul space travelers with a sustainable food source. While certainly interesting, the idea of repurposing human waste in space is not entirely new. Some human waste is already recycled aboard the International Space Station, where water is extracted from astronaut urine. Further research and prototyping of the system could produce even more dramatic results, and potentially play a big role in future ... (more...)
Arvest Bank Trust Division Decreases Position in Colgate-Palmolive (CL) Arvest Bank Trust Division Decreases Position in Colgate-Palmolive (CL)
- January 31, 2018

If the yield were to stay constant, but the stock price to decrease, then you would see an increase in the dividend yield. ATR is an exponential moving average (consist of 14 trading days) of the True Ranges that is explaining range of a day's trading is high-low. (more...)
Two Stocks To Trade Now: Target Corporation (TGT), Intel Corporation
- January 31, 2018

It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Rowland & Company Investment Counsel increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 25.11% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Motco reported 0.43% stake. Central Fincl Bank And Tru reported 0% in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in Q3 2017. (more...)
River Wealth Advisors LLC Acquires 1134 Shares of Procter & Gamble Co (PG)
- January 31, 2018

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) reduced -0.69% to close at $87.73. About 11.69M shares traded or 66.48% up from the average. Procter & Gamble Company (The) has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $88.21. Institutional owners held 61.90% stake while Insiders ownership kept at 0.10% in the company. Comm Bankshares reported 1.54% stake. Hartford Financial Management Inc reported 815 shares. (more...)
EA Pushes Anthem to 2019, Confirms Battlefield for 2018 EA Pushes Anthem to 2019, Confirms Battlefield for 2018
- January 31, 2018

The Kotaku report made BioWare's situation sound troubling, but Jorgensen's statement actually fits well with EA's recent past experience. Anthem was originally announced at E3 2017 as a wholly new property, with a planned fall 2018 release date that it seems it will no longer be making. (more...)
For $35, Trump campaign will include your name on its SOTU livestream For $35, Trump campaign will include your name on its SOTU livestream
- January 31, 2018

The White House is not responsible for the error. The speaker of the House introduces the president. But this year, several Democratic women plan to wear black to protest sexual harassment after a season of scandals toppled male leaders across industries. (more...)
Keep Your Eyes on Hot Stock of Yesterday- Universal Display Corporation (OLED)
- January 31, 2018

It has outperformed by 98.07% the S&P500. It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his investment. Gabelli lowered shares of Universal Display from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $134.00 price target on the stock.in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. (more...)
Snapchat Now Has 1.9 Septillion Avatar Options Snapchat Now Has 1.9 Septillion Avatar Options
- January 31, 2018

Some examples of the new Bitmoji Deluxe , which have more options for skin tone and hair color. "We built the Bitmoji Deluxe style, in many ways from the ground up, to offer our community a more visual design flow with added feature options, as well as build a back-end that allows for continued investments and more flexibility in the future", a Snap spokeswoman said in a statement. (more...)
Fernando Alonso *might* win Le Mans with Toyota Fernando Alonso *might* win Le Mans with Toyota
- January 30, 2018

He's already bagged the Monaco race, and past year he came close to bagging the Indy 500 but was ultimately let down by engine failure , something he's had to become accustomed to in F1 since his 2015 switch from Ferrari to McLaren . Le Mans , one leg of the Triple Crown - the others being the Monaco Grand Prix and Indy 500 - takes place the week in between the Canadian and French Grands Prix on June 16 and 17. (more...)
LG G6 and Q6 are in for new V30 treats LG G6 and Q6 are in for new V30 treats
- January 30, 2018

Similar to the LG G6, the Q6 was also available in Ice Platinum, Astro Black, Mystic White, Terra Gold and Marine Blue colour options and now with the addition of Moroccan Blue, and Lavender Violet finish, it boasts seven colour options to choose from. (more...)
(MSFT) Shares Bought by Smith Moore & CO
- January 30, 2018

Cypress Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $714.99B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $2.06. Therefore 78% are positive. Investec PLC had 36 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, April 10 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Overweight". (more...)
Super Blue Blood Moon To Take Place On Jan. 31 Super Blue Blood Moon To Take Place On Jan. 31
- January 30, 2018

You'll have to get up before dawn, though. "Its going to look pretty cool if youre living in California", said Dr. Craig Joseph, professor and head of the St Petersburg College Planetarium. A red moon is a lunar eclipse where the moon, sun and earth all align. Let's start with the Blood Moon. "It'll be a neat event to see so we'll keep our fingers crossed for clear weather", Jackson says. (more...)
Hyundai sketches teases sharper looking 2019 Santa Fe Hyundai sketches teases sharper looking 2019 Santa Fe
- January 30, 2018

The sketches show the new Santa Fe will adopt more angular bodywork inspired by the look of the new Kona crossover. There also appears to be a skid plate positioned just below the bumper. Do expect either a turbo-diesel or a turbo-gasoline engine option to be offered. Hyundai will be revealing the all-new Santa Fe at the upcoming 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. (more...)
Microsoft Teams gets updated with new features Microsoft Teams gets updated with new features
- January 30, 2018

Teams brings together everything a team needs in one place. According to the company you can integrate the apps and services as per your need such as Office 365 apps like Excel, and other from their partners, including SurveyMonkey , Trello, InVision. (more...)
Asus ZenFone 3 Starts Receiving The Android Oreo Update Asus ZenFone 3 Starts Receiving The Android Oreo Update
- January 30, 2018

To recall, the Nokia 6 (2017) is a mid-range offering and features a 5.5 inch full HD display with 2.5D curved Glass with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. As per the changelog mentioned by Asus in ZenTalk, internal storage on the smartphone will be decreased slightly, and the update also includes a new launcher. (more...)