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UK Brexit chief wants action on all exit issues UK Brexit chief wants action on all exit issues
- August 29, 2017

Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier initially exchanged pleasantries with his British counterpart David Davis but swiftly changed tone to demand London come up with detailed responses to Brussels' positions. Yesterday, Japan's deputy cabinet secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura warned the country's businesses wanted reassurances as they felt a "sense of crisis" over Brexit, and officials played down the chances of starting talks on a trade deal. (more...)
Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) Trading Volume Significantly Higher Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) Trading Volume Significantly Higher
- August 29, 2017

Spotting these patterns and watching for momentum shifts can be a highly useful tool for any trader or investor. TD Asset Management Inc. cut its stake in shares of Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE: SIG ) by 4.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (more...)
New Polestars released by Volvo New Polestars released by Volvo
- August 29, 2017

The Volvo S60 Polestar sprints from 0-100kph in 4.7 seconds while the heavier V60 Polestar estate is just 0.1 second slower in the sprint with a time of 4.8 seconds. More than 250 parts have been changed compared to the standard S60 and V60 models including adjustable Ohlins shock absorber system, and six-piston Brembo brake callipers with 371 millimetre discs. (more...)
Here's everything you need to know about the Destiny 2 PC beta Here's everything you need to know about the Destiny 2 PC beta
- August 29, 2017

Blizzard has allowed players to play with their friends in other regions, but there are stipulations when you switch regions. "Players may only play with other players who have selected the same region, and can not join the games or activities of players in other regions". (more...)
Snow found on Mars Snow found on Mars
- August 29, 2017

NASA's Mars orbiter has beamed back a stunning image of the red planet's snow-covered dunes creating lovely patterns over the rust coloured background. Frost thus gets trapped behind small sheltered rides on the rough surface between the dunes creating attractive patterns. Earlier this year, Nasa released more pictures of dunes that resembled the White Cliffs of Dover in England. (more...)
Grace Mugabe's immunity matter escalated to Parliament Grace Mugabe's immunity matter escalated to Parliament
- August 29, 2017

It seems South Africans will have to wait a little longer to find out why Grace Mugabe was granted diplomatic immunity. When asked why whites still wield power in RSA, Nkoana-Mashabane said it was the late President Nelson Mandela's "fault", instead of telling Mugabe that the Republic of South Africa has since adopted a non-racial, democratic and non-sexist constitution. (more...)
Dell Visor is a sharp Windows 10 HMD built for comfort Dell Visor is a sharp Windows 10 HMD built for comfort
- August 28, 2017

The Visor is Dell's official name for the new headset that will be using Microsoft's Mixed Reality platform, which also means it'll be compatible with Windows 10 PCs and it joins other options which have already been announced and are now available to developers, such as the Mixed Reality headsets from HP and Acer . (more...)
Man dives into flood water to catch fish in kitchen Man dives into flood water to catch fish in kitchen
- August 28, 2017

Videos posted to social media by Viviana Saldana show her father Saul Saldana diving into the floodwater that had seeped into their home, chasing after a rogue fish. Judging from federal disaster declarations, the storm has so far affected about a quarter of the Texas population, or 6.8 million people in 18 counties. (more...)
Sony's dropping the price of PlayStation VR Sony's dropping the price of PlayStation VR
- August 28, 2017

The company announced today that it will start selling the $399 "core" PSVR set - which previously included only the headset - with a PlayStation Camera, which has a $59 list price. It's now priced at $499 United States dollars, so the upcoming PSVR price drop will end up saving you $50 USD. If you're new to PS VR, don't miss out on marquee titles like Farpoint , Batman: "Arkham VR , Star Trek: "Bridge Crew and Resident Evil 7 biohazard ", explains Sony. (more...)
Fitbit takes leap into smartwatch market Fitbit takes leap into smartwatch market
- August 28, 2017

The newly revealed wearable features the SpO2 sensor which Fitbit claims can provide you with detailed insights into your fitness activities, with the device itself also being water-resistant up to 50 meters, having Global Positioning System capabilities, and boasting standalone support for dynamic workout routines. (more...)
Kesar - The Title Of Akshay Kumar's Battle Of Saragarhi Film Kesar - The Title Of Akshay Kumar's Battle Of Saragarhi Film
- August 28, 2017

Later we heard that Salman Khan backed out of the project, when he heard his other good friend Ajay was making another movie on the Battle. With his exit, there were rumours that the project has been shelved. But refuting all these reports, the source informed, "The film has nothing to do with the BJP". Kesar stands for many things. Battle Of Saragarhi is creating ripples in the tinsel town, since it was announced. (more...)
Traders Secrets on Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Facebook, Inc. (FB)
- August 28, 2017

Fragasso Group Inc increased Pimco Total Return Active Etf (BOND) stake by 4,574 shares to 25,666 valued at $2.67 million in 2016Q4. The stock increased 0.75% or $0.32 on August 25, reaching $42.71. 155 funds opened positions while 739 raised stakes. Moreover, Bell Bank has 1.74% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 71,765 shares. Quantum Management has 0.42% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 24,921 shares. (more...)
Bethesda May Be Working on a Game of Thrones Game
- August 28, 2017

Most famously, Telltale Games released a point-and-click adventure game based on the award-winning series and was received with critical acclaim. As pointed out by the users, Bethesda is perfectly suited for the film adaptation of " Game of Thrones ", as in the games of this company have always been dragons, thrones, swords, and other dangers. (more...)
Is Your Address Book Safe With Sarahah Installed On Your Phone? Is Your Address Book Safe With Sarahah Installed On Your Phone?
- August 28, 2017

Sarahah's popularity skyrocketed in the US, UK and other western as well as Asian countries earlier this year, after Arab expats in Canada began using the app, Mashable reported. But either way, that information seems to be needlessly getting sent to a company's server when it doesn't really need to be. According to the developer, the task of removing this feature was handed to an ex-partner who "missed that". (more...)
AI to help drones better detect sharks off Australian coast AI to help drones better detect sharks off Australian coast
- August 28, 2017

AI-driven software has up to a 90 percent detection rate. Aerial videos of sharks from publicly available sources are used to train the system's algorithms and differentiate sharks from other marine creatures, surfers, swimmers and boats. That number far outshines the 18-percent accuracy of human spotters in helicopters and the 12-percent accuracy of spotters in fixed-wing aircraft, according to Dr. (more...)
The LG V30 is getting advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC audio features The LG V30 is getting advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC audio features
- August 28, 2017

The teaser video was meant to highlight the audio system of the LG V30 but did not reveal anything in particular. LG Electronics' upcoming V30 phablet will have a Hi-Fi Quad DAC and a slew of tuning features for high-quality audio, the company said. (more...)
Yakuza 2 HD remake announced for PS4 Yakuza 2 HD remake announced for PS4
- August 28, 2017

It seemed a certainty once the game mysterious turned up on the Taiwanese version of the PlayStation Store, but now Sega has confirmed it: Yakuza Kiwami 2 is coming to PlayStation 4. We already knew of Yakuza Kiwami 2 because of the leak , but now SEGA shared the first trailer and details. If you're interested in either game, I suggest you take a second to make your voice heard! The game is now scheduled for launch in Japan on December 7, 2017. (more...)
North Korea fires 3 new missiles North Korea fires 3 new missiles
- August 28, 2017

The two countries were conducting annual joint military drills when the USA military's Pacific Command said it had detected three short-range ballistic missiles, fired over a 20 minute period. Washington has repeatedly urged China, North Korea's main ally and trading partner, to do more to rein in Pyongyang . The unification ministry's statement echoed those made by U.S. (more...)
It rains real diamonds on Uranus and Neptune It rains real diamonds on Uranus and Neptune
- August 27, 2017

In the experiment, they were able to see that almost every carbon atom of the original plastic was incorporated into small diamond structures up to a few nanometers wide. Then the team needed a machine that could simulate the intense temperature and pressure in Uranus, so they turned their attention to the most powerful X-ray laser in the world: the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS). (more...)
Second chance to see a total solar eclipse in 2024 Second chance to see a total solar eclipse in 2024
- August 27, 2017

When the deepest shadow of the moon will be racing across North America at 1,500 miles an hour and we want to intersect with it in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, for the 2 minutes and 40 seconds that it will be there, we must be ready and waiting. (more...)
Cerritos College students prepare for Solar Eclipse Cerritos College students prepare for Solar Eclipse
- August 27, 2017

However, the total eclipse the next year will likely be the more highly-anticipated event. Don't get rid of those eclipse glasses and homemade viewers just yet - 2024 is less than seven years from now. Later documentations of solar eclipses include predictions and even poems. Leiva took a DSLR camera and solar glasses, other students took telescopes to take pictures of the Eclipse and Go Pros to record people's reaction. (more...)
Microsoft Ends Sales Of Original Xbox One, Now An Ex-Box Microsoft Ends Sales Of Original Xbox One, Now An Ex-Box
- August 27, 2017

A recent financial earnings call between GameStop executives and investors revealed that the PlayStation 4 is now outperforming the Xbox One through sales, but that apparently has a lot to do with the upcoming Xbox One X . Microsoft has sold out of its initial batch, which it sold as Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition consoles with special branding (just as there as an Xbox One Day One Edition when the original Xbox One launched). (more...)
Delhi calm a day after Dera violence Delhi calm a day after Dera violence
- August 27, 2017

Curfew was also relaxed at some places where it had been imposed. There was mayhem in Panchkula on Friday as Dera Sacha Sauda supporters went berserk after the sect chief's conviction setting afire vehicles and pelting stones. The session court convicted him in the rape case on 25 Aug and his sentence will be announced on Monday. The Court today also asked the two States whether there will be a " complete sensitization of Dera Sacha Sauda ". (more...)
Microsoft Corporation's (MSFT) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at BMO Capital Markets
- August 27, 2017

The stock increased 0.18% or $0.13 on August 25, reaching $72.82. 12,794,301 shares of the company's stock were exchanged. Shares of Microsoft Corporation ( NASDAQ MSFT ) traded up 0.18% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $72.82. Among 3 analysts covering Neonode ( NASDAQ:NEON ), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned "Hold" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, June 1. (more...)
American Water Works (AWK) COO Sells $1243858.00 in Stock American Water Works (AWK) COO Sells $1243858.00 in Stock
- August 26, 2017

American Wtr Wks Co Inc New now has $14.62B valuation. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 9th will be given a dividend of $0.415 per share. About shares traded. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, October 4. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. (more...)