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US, Syria out in the cold after Nicaragua signs Paris Climate Deal US, Syria out in the cold after Nicaragua signs Paris Climate Deal
- October 25, 2017

The accord seeks to put limits on emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases that scientists believe drive global warming. Two years ago, when the world rushed to add its signatures to the long list of stipulations aimed at reducing the production of greenhouse gases and the rise of global temperatures beyond two degrees, Nicaragua held back, saying it was not enough to tackle the climate crisis. (more...)
Cisco Systems' (NASDAQ:CSCO) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Piper Jaffray Companies
- October 24, 2017

About 10.19 million shares traded. Cisco Systems, Inc . (NASDAQ: CSCO ) has been trading in a bullish manner, based on the relative positions of the stock's 20 and 200 day moving averages. Additionally the company recently declared a dividend to be paid on Wednesday October 25th, 2017. Klondex Mines had 2 analyst reports since October 4, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Karbonn Titanium Jumbo Launched in India at Rs. 6490 with 4000mAh Battery Karbonn Titanium Jumbo Launched in India at Rs. 6490 with 4000mAh Battery
- October 24, 2017

Specifications wise, the Karbonn Titanium Jumbo rocks a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 720*1280 pixels. The USP of the device is its huge 4,000mAh battery that is rated to give up to 16 hours of talk time and lasts up to 400 hours on standby mode. (more...)
Seagate Technology PLC (STX) PT Raised to $41.00
- October 24, 2017

Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Seagate Technology PLC from a "hold" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. The dividend was $0.630 per share for the quarter which comes to $2.52 on an annualized basis. Huntington Fincl Bank has invested 0% in Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX ). (more...)
Nokia 7's First Flash Sale Over in Minutes, Received Over 150000 Registrations Nokia 7's First Flash Sale Over in Minutes, Received Over 150000 Registrations
- October 24, 2017

The smartphone had received over 150,000 registrations for the sale that took place on local e-commerce sites JD.com and Suning . Some folks believe that device will be the Nokia 7, which, as previously mentioned, was unveiled in China less than a week ago. (more...)
Hitman Will Get New Campaign, Return Of Elusive Targets Hitman Will Get New Campaign, Return Of Elusive Targets
- October 24, 2017

It will be $60 if this is your first foray into the installment, while existing players can pay $20 to upgrade their copy to the GOTY Edition . Io Interactive announced earlier this month it would share information regarding new content for Hitman , and today the studio delivered. (more...)
The original Xbox games on Xbox One won't have achievements
- October 24, 2017

The enhanced option is available starting October 23, 2017 , and takes up a total of 103.30 GB on the Xbox Marketplace. The latest console itself will be dropping this November, flawless for the holiday season. However, offline multiplayer scenarios such as co-op and system-link are supported as they were originally. As is the case with Xbox 360 games, only select titles are supported, although the first batch includes some great ones. (more...)
New 'Venom' Photo Features Tom Hardy, Filming Begins On Spider-Man Spinoff New 'Venom' Photo Features Tom Hardy, Filming Begins On Spider-Man Spinoff
- October 24, 2017

The film has achieved a major coup in attracting Tom Hardy to play the titular character, a choice that fans seem to be very much on-board with. The first official photo from the movie was tweeted out by the newly-created VenomMovie Twitter account, in a message captioned "Day 1". (more...)
Amazon overhauls Kindle app with new look and deep Goodreads social integration Amazon overhauls Kindle app with new look and deep Goodreads social integration
- October 24, 2017

These lucrative deals are going to last from October 23rd to October 25th. The lower-cost Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite were updated this summer. In addition, starting on iOS, the Kindle app now features a new "Community" tab that integrates with the Goodreads social reading community, acquired by Amazon in 2013 . (more...)
Sensex, Nifty Inch Higher Led By Telecom Stocks Sensex, Nifty Inch Higher Led By Telecom Stocks
- October 24, 2017

The 30-share Sensex shuttled between 32,670.37 and 32,502.08 during the day before settling higher by 100.62 points or 0.31 per cent at 32,607.34, extending its gains for a second day. The total turnover on BSE amounted to Rs 3,995.29 crore, higher than turnover of Rs 3,904.87 crore registered during the previous trading session. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' latest update makes blue zone deadlier PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' latest update makes blue zone deadlier
- October 24, 2017

Vaulting and climbing will be the "main focus" of the test servers before the game's PC 1.0 release sometime early next month, needing a "minimum" of three days of testing. "It is not always easy to merge the changes to our live build, because our development build and live build are separate", the team said. Additionally, a bug where bullets fired from weapons would sometimes avoid armor and penetrate a player's base health has been corrected. (more...)
Gears of War 4's enhancements for the Xbox One X detailed Gears of War 4's enhancements for the Xbox One X detailed
- October 24, 2017

The new Gears of War 4 update is available to download on October 23rd, 2017 and includes two new maps. Fuel Depot has already been used for " Gears of War 1 and 2" but this time it will be larger. This will also be the last of the double XP and credit bonuses. As for the Halloween event, Pumpkin Heads and Phantom Dodgeball are making a return along with the arrival of new characters, weapon skins and spooky events. (more...)
Razer Made A Webcam With A Ring Light For Streamers Razer Made A Webcam With A Ring Light For Streamers
- October 24, 2017

Razer has also introduced a new Razer Seiren X , a professional-grade microphone complete with a shock mount. The $100 Kiyo 's built-in light has 12 levels of brightness to help light your face for those important picture-in-picture streams on Twitch. (more...)
Rockstar Explains Grand Theft Auto V's Lack of Single-Player DLC Rockstar Explains Grand Theft Auto V's Lack of Single-Player DLC
- October 24, 2017

Another reason why story DLC has been such a topic of speculation is an announcement made by Rockstar on the Newswire not long after the game's initial launch, which spoke of upcoming content that will expand upon the story of Trevor, Franklin and Michael. (more...)
LEGO Dimensions production has ended, says WB LEGO Dimensions production has ended, says WB
- October 24, 2017

In a statement written alongside both Warner Bros. Publisher Warner Bros. confirmed to IGN that developer TT Games isn't working on any new expansion packs, beyond those now available. will keep Lego Dimensions' servers online for the foreseeable future. The game, which was released for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, was a relative latecomer in the then-burgeoning toys-to-life space, but it quickly found a dedicated audience. (more...)
Stephen Hawking Makes 1966 Doctoral Thesis Available Online Stephen Hawking Makes 1966 Doctoral Thesis Available Online
- October 23, 2017

Hawking used the expansion of the universe to challenge an existing gravitational theory (there's no way galaxies could form as a result of early perturbations, he argued) and provide a model of gravitational radiation and expansion that shows space-time singularities are "inevitable". (more...)
Samsung has been granted a retrial in Apple patent suit
- October 23, 2017

But while those patent infringements still stand, the amount of money Samsung owes Apple has steadily tapered from that original 10-figure judgment. For the past year, Samsung has been appealing in the Appeals court for a re-trial or re-examination of the violation of design patents of Apple which costed Samsung a humungous amount in the form of penalty. (more...)
Is this OnePlus 5T render 'leak' proof of new slim-bezel design? Is this OnePlus 5T render 'leak' proof of new slim-bezel design?
- October 23, 2017

The new image allegedly showcases the design of the OnePlus 5T , the mid-generation upgrade from OPPO-owned OnePlus. One change as a result of the new 18:9 display is that the front mounted fingerprint sensor is moving to the back. That's likely due to the fact that the 5T is expected to feature a larger 6.0-inch 2,160 x 1,080 resolution display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The 6-inch Optic AMOLED screen will be bezel-less, following the current trend, and the fingerprint reader is being ... (more...)
Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5 leaked; here's everything you need to know Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5 leaked; here's everything you need to know
- October 23, 2017

This is the only bummer in the spec sheet which sets these smartphones aside in the phablet category making us wonder whether Xiaomi has, in fact, made a decision to go with a big display on the Redmi Note 5 or these aren't the next Redmi Note smartphones. (more...)
Porsche 911 Carrera T Revives Enthusiast-Spec Touring Label Porsche 911 Carrera T Revives Enthusiast-Spec Touring Label
- October 23, 2017

But the Carrera T's extra focus and performance is not just down to the modified gearbox as it also inherits some GT3-style weight reduction, such as thinner rear and side glass and the option to delete the sound system. The optional PDK transmission adds launch control and drops the 0-60 miles per hour time down to 4.0 seconds. While it is the lightest, the T is not the least expensive 911, with a base price of $103,150 (including destination charge). (more...)
DON'T MISS: Orionid meteor shower set to light up night sky tonight DON'T MISS: Orionid meteor shower set to light up night sky tonight
- October 21, 2017

Check out this link if you want to find out the exact location of Orionids before tonight. Orionid meteors will peak around October 20, when as many as 20 per hour will be visible to the naked eyeWhen is the Orionid meteor shower? "As with observing any meteor shower, get to a dark spot, get comfortable, bring blankets to stay warm, and let your eyes adjust to the dark sky". (more...)
Alphabet's Project Loon officially launched in Puerto Rico Alphabet's Project Loon officially launched in Puerto Rico
- October 21, 2017

Project Loon is part of Alphabet's R&D unit known as X, the same unit that created self-driving cars. "The update allows iPhone customers with iPhone 5c and later models running iOS 10 or higher, to connect to a provisional band on the AT&T network so they can be in touch with loved ones and get services in this time of need". (more...)
Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:WGO) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday
- October 21, 2017

It has outperformed by 11.47% the S&P500. United Bank & Trust Va invested in 102,059 shares. The total value of its holdings decreased 20.4%. Costco Wholesale Corp. Butensky And Cohen Financial Security reported 55,173 shares stake. Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada holds 0% or 57,534 shares. Cascade Investment Advisors, Inc. (more...)
Coming Soon! launching OnePlus 5T, hints by co-founder's tweet Coming Soon! launching OnePlus 5T, hints by co-founder's tweet
- October 21, 2017

Dubbed OnePlus 5T , the new flagship phone is expected to be the successor to the hugely-popular OnePlus 5 . How soon? For now, there is no definite that but rumours of a November launch are floating around. Apparently, there are expectations that the OnePlus 5T might be the first one from the company to arrive with a full-screen design. OnePlus 5T was supposed to be housing the upgraded processor but the Snapdragon will be available until 2018. (more...)
Plan's Validity Reduced as Tariff Revision Goes Official Plan's Validity Reduced as Tariff Revision Goes Official
- October 21, 2017

The most expensive Rs 4999 one grants customers 350GB of data with no daily limits. You will also get free calls and SMSes and free Jio apps subscription as well. 399 pack. The cheapest prepaid plan is a Rs 52 one which serves up 1.05GB of data for 7 days, capped at 150MB per day. Rs 1999 plan: The Rs 1999 plan is now offering 125GB of 4G data along with unlimited voice calling services and SMSes both local and STD. (more...)