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China asks Waldorf owner Anbang to sell assets overseas China asks Waldorf owner Anbang to sell assets overseas
- August 02, 2017

A source told Reuters that all of Anbang's overseas dealings - ongoing purchases and refinancing work on existing assets - had already been halted since Wu's detention for investigation, adding all daily operations were now reported to the insurance regulator. (more...)
Hob gets a release date of September 26th for PC and PS4! Hob gets a release date of September 26th for PC and PS4!
- August 02, 2017

Every pre-order will include the "World Shift" dynamic theme. Pre-orders are now open for PS4 , with the title costing £15.99 or £12.79 for PS Plus members. Finally, Runic Games is calling upon fans to help them name a few of the game's trophies. Slowly uncover your role in saving the vibrant life around you while you explore stunning landscapes, solve puzzles, and transform the planet itself. (more...)
Man accused of wounding OH deputy arrested after search Man accused of wounding OH deputy arrested after search
- August 02, 2017

Fulton County authorities have charged Mr. Gilmore with one count of attempted aggravated murder, one count fleeing and eluding, and one count of weapons under disability. His passenger, Skye Thibodeaux, 18, also fled into a cornfield, but then came back out and surrendered to police. It was later discovered, Jeshua Gilmore, age 18, was the driver and has a felony warrant out of Fulton County. (more...)
Time To Rake In Healthy Returns From Apple Inc. (AAPL) Time To Rake In Healthy Returns From Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- August 02, 2017

Oppenheimer downgraded the stock to "Perform" rating in Wednesday, April 27 report. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $161.67. Putnam Invs Lc holds 6.31M shares. $5.39 million worth of Apple Inc . Shares for $543,385 were sold by Gurnani Roger on Thursday, February 23. (NASDAQ: AAPL ), 15 rate it "Buy", 19 "Outperform", 11 "Underperform", 1 "Sell", while 0 "Hold". (more...)
Marchionne confirms probable 2018 Ferrari driver lineup Marchionne confirms probable 2018 Ferrari driver lineup
- August 02, 2017

Kimi Raikkonen appears set for an extended stay with the Ferrari team into the 2018 F1 season following high praise from company president Sergio Marchionne for his performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix. "Do not forget that he is the last Ferrari world champion and today he showed that", Arrivabene said. Additionally, Vettel added that he wishes for Raikkonen, his longtime friend, to be given a contract as well. (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices, (AMD) Rating Reduced by Barclays Advanced Micro Devices, (AMD) Rating Reduced by Barclays
- August 02, 2017

However, increased costs related to product introductions are likely to impact the company's near-term profitability. (NASDAQ: AMD ) soared 20.02% year-to-date. The original version of this report can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/08/01/advanced-micro-devices-nasdaqamd-market-perform-rating-reiterated-at-oppenheimer-holdings-inc-updated-updated-updated.html. (more...)
'Overwatch' Summer Games 2017 Start: Blizzard announces release date for next event 'Overwatch' Summer Games 2017 Start: Blizzard announces release date for next event
- August 02, 2017

While there have been multiple datamines, curious stats appearing, and audio cues , we never got official confirmation from Blizzard of this event happening. New Summer Games skins will cost the standard amount of gold for event cosmetics (3000 gold for a legendary skin), while last year's skins will cost a third of that. (more...)
Airbnb hosts contest for out-of-this-world solar eclipse stay Airbnb hosts contest for out-of-this-world solar eclipse stay
- August 02, 2017

Washington's towns and cities located within 230 miles of that narrow path will experience a deep partial eclipse, said Allen. The upcoming total solar eclipse will be the 19th one he has seen after a lifetime of eclipse chasing. At the Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center, park rangers will lead a solar eclipse program, starting at 9:30 a.m. "If you're seeing any light come thorough anywhere else, then those glasses are no longer safer to use", she adds. (more...)
Samsung Is Now The World's Largest Chipmaker Samsung Is Now The World's Largest Chipmaker
- August 02, 2017

South Korea's chip exports reached an all-time high level in the second quarter amid the industrywide boom, data showed Sunday. However, Intel's top-of-the-line processing chips used for computers and servers that run business operations, cloud computing, and communications networks are less of a sales force than computer calls for Slows and Fact Center clients find ways to make fewer chips more work. (more...)
Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Shares Sold by Oakbrook Investments LLC
- August 02, 2017

Blair William And Il reported 10,500 shares. About 100 shares traded. It has outperformed by 9.12% the S&P500. Finally, Highbridge Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Western Digital Corporation by 230.3% in the fourth quarter. (more...)
Amazon Wins Exclusive Rights to UK Broadcast of ATP Tour Tennis Amazon Wins Exclusive Rights to UK Broadcast of ATP Tour Tennis
- August 02, 2017

Amazon has won exclusive rights to stream the ATP World Tour in the United Kingdom, outbidding Sky Sports, according to the The Guardian . Until now, Sky and the BBC have shared coverage of the ATP World Tour , a deal that ends in 2018. (more...)
Sit Investment Associates Inc. Has $38.92 Million Stake in Intel Corporation
- August 02, 2017

About 18.40M shares traded. Intel Corporation ( INTC ) is moving now at trading price of $36.27 after exchanging 19.4 million shares. It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 5 by Argus Research. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, August 10 by Citigroup. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) earned "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 22. (more...)
Free Xbox One X Coming to Taco Bell Free Xbox One X Coming to Taco Bell
- August 02, 2017

According to Xbox, the two-tone Green/Grey controller - which is primarily grey with bright green accents - will be available starting on August 3, though you can preorder it now for $64.99 United States dollars. Xbox One X is due for launch on November 7, and we're expecting the console to go up for preorder any day now. Taco Bell has not been shy about using video games to sell their delicious amalgamations of meat, cheese, and tortillas. (more...)
Transsion Holdings launches online smartphone brand Infinix in India Transsion Holdings launches online smartphone brand Infinix in India
- August 02, 2017

Infinix brand of Transsion Holdings has forayed into India market and launched today two smartphones - Infinix Note 4 and Infinix Hot 4 Pro . To boost the consumer confidence Infinix is supported by an extensive service network of over 850 plus touch points across the country. (more...)
This is what the first flower on Earth might have looked like This is what the first flower on Earth might have looked like
- August 02, 2017

This method allowed them "not only to find out what ancestral flowers were like, but also to measure uncertainty" around the results, Sauquet said. Some of the earliest surviving branches in the family tree of flowering plants, such as the ancient Amborella shrub, have their petals arranged in spirals. (more...)
Steelseries Unveils New Steelseries Unveils New "TrueMove3" eSports Mice
- August 02, 2017

As mentioned before, the technology will be featured in two new mice, the Sensei 310 and Rival 310 . "Our brand was built more than 15 years ago to help esports pros win championships". Unlike other mouse sensors bogged down with inefficient jitter reduction and tracking latency, TrueMove3's 1-to-1 tracking from 100 to 3,500 CPI delivers true esports performance. (more...)
Titanfall 2 Is Free For EA And Origin Access Subscribers Titanfall 2 Is Free For EA And Origin Access Subscribers
- August 02, 2017

It now appears that Titanfall 2 is now playable for free with an EA Access membership, via the service's free-to-play library of titles. Titanfall 2 Ultimate Edition is available for digital download now in the Xbox Store for $39.99/£34.99, with 10% off for EA Access members. (more...)
Moltres has arrived in Pokémon GO Moltres has arrived in Pokémon GO
- August 01, 2017

Just like Vaporeon, Feraligatr has the same set of moves and is very effective in countering Moltres . In our Pokemon Go Moltres Guide, we've detailed everything about Moltres , its strengths, & its weaknesses. While four players running teams of just Golem and Tyranitar should be able to take down Moltres with time left on the clock, a less experienced player running with a Blissey could quickly lead your team to failure. (more...)
Idris Elba Spits Google Translated Bars On Jimmy Fallon Idris Elba Spits Google Translated Bars On Jimmy Fallon
- August 01, 2017

A few of your siblings were here. "That woman showed up and has small hips with a sleeve around your head!" The prize? Our undying love and affection and an inability to stop singing Jimmy's cover of Britney Spears' " Baby One More Time ", which is newly entitled " Meet My Kids ". (more...)
Amazon Echo can be turned into a spying device, security researchers reveal Amazon Echo can be turned into a spying device, security researchers reveal
- August 01, 2017

If you're got a Fire TV Edition Smart TV, you can do all of that and also tune into channels ("Alexa, tune to NBC"), power on the TV (" Alexa, turn on Fire TV "), and control things like volume ("Alexa, mute the volume on Fire TV"). "This is just the beginning and we'll continue to create new ways to simplify the way you interact with your TV - we can't wait to see what customers think". (more...)
SNES Classic pre-orders open later this month, Nintendo confirms SNES Classic pre-orders open later this month, Nintendo confirms
- August 01, 2017

Unfortunately, Nintendo didn't clarify exactly which retailers would be opening their SNES Classic pre-orders, nor did it provide an exact date. This will come as a huge relief for customers who are eagerly waiting for the new console or did not get the chance to buy Nintendo's previous retro console, the NES Classic Edition , which the company discontinued after a few months . (more...)
Neil Armstrong's gold Cartier lunar module replica stolen Neil Armstrong's gold Cartier lunar module replica stolen
- August 01, 2017

Evidence at the scene from Friday's break-in at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum has revealed there was more than one subject involved, although entry into the museum was most likely made by one person. The FBI and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation are assisting Wapakoneta police in this criminal investigation. "The truth is that you can't steal from a museum. (more...)
Mass Effect Andromeda Studio Bioware Montreal Merges With Motive Studios Mass Effect Andromeda Studio Bioware Montreal Merges With Motive Studios
- August 01, 2017

Motive is now working on the singe-player portion of Star Wars Battlefront 2 and an untitled Star Wars game co-developed by Visceral Games along with Amy Hennig, former creative director on the Uncharted series at Naughty Dog. However recent plans for DLC for the title have been axed and the Bioware Montreal team do have experience in using EA and DICE's Frostbite engine. This new Star Wars title is now in development at Visceral Games, with the story being penned by Amy Hennig of ... (more...)
Stardew Valley multiplayer details, PC beta planned for late 2017 Stardew Valley multiplayer details, PC beta planned for late 2017
- August 01, 2017

Each cabin will be able to house a farmhand that can be controlled by one of your friends. The main work on the mode is completed, with Chucklefish establishing the proper network connections and rewriting nearly 15,000 lines of code in order to fit the additional players into the well established single player. (more...)
Microsoft's New Surface Plus Program Lets You Upgrade Devices after 18 Months Microsoft's New Surface Plus Program Lets You Upgrade Devices after 18 Months
- August 01, 2017

Microsoft is making Surface products easier to buy and upgrade, with a new monthly financing plan called Surface Plus. Low monthly payments: Customers can purchase a Surface device with an easy, 24-month payment plan at 0% April. That starts a new 24-month payment cycle, but it's unclear right now how much credit buyers would get, if any, from their returned devices. You won't pay any interest, and will just be charged the normal price of the Surface hardware providing you opt for a ... (more...)