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Google Back-to-School Sale Offers Big Discounts on Pixel, More Google Back-to-School Sale Offers Big Discounts on Pixel, More
- August 07, 2017

Apart from these cash discounts on the original pricing of these smartphones , Google will also provide a free Daydream virtual reality headset along with their flagship smartphones . Google's Pixel series of smartphone have officially received price cuts of as much as $200, thus bringing the current price of the Pixel XL smartphone to $569 and the regular Pixel device for $524. (more...)
Stroud rallies late to win Barracuda Championship Stroud rallies late to win Barracuda Championship
- August 07, 2017

The Irish golfer is in a tie for 14th after 54 holes at the Barracuda Championship , a tournament that uses a modified Stableford points format that rewards aggressive, birdie-chasing play. Six weeks after Sergio Garcia won the Masters, PGA Tour veteran Chris Stroud saw the Spaniard at the AT&T Byron Nelson and congratulated him on a long overdue first career major championship. (more...)
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon adds Dusk Form Lycanroc Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon adds Dusk Form Lycanroc
- August 07, 2017

A new form of Pokemon Lycanroc called "Dusk Form Lycanroc" will appear in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon , The Pokemon Company announced. The Pokémon Company didn't explain how you'll be able to catch the Dusk Form Lycanroc, but it won't be through traditional methods like running into it in the wild. (more...)
The Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Position Reduced by Concorde Asset Management LLC
- August 06, 2017

The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $76.15. Piper Jaffray maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Friday, July 21 with "Buy" rating. Cetera Advisor Networks Lc owns 5,562 shares or 0.01% of their U.S. portfolio. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi reported 18,910 shares. Parametric Portfolio Assoc Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.4% or 4.25 million shares. (more...)
RT Viral: Earth-sized vortex on Neptune takes scientists by storm (PHOTOS) RT Viral: Earth-sized vortex on Neptune takes scientists by storm (PHOTOS)
- August 06, 2017

While storm systems in outer planets are not really a odd sight, the newly discovered 9,000-kilometer-long storm stands out because of its location and the fact that it still persisted a month later, in late July. Winds of 1,000 miles per hour have been known to sweep across Neptune, making it the solar system's windiest planet. Neptune orbits an average of 30 times farther from the sun than Earth, and it has not had a spacecraft visitor since 1989. (more...)
Women Won't Need To Buy Bus Tickets On Raksha Bandhan In UP Women Won't Need To Buy Bus Tickets On Raksha Bandhan In UP
- August 06, 2017

Although there are not many new songs depicting kinship between a brother and a sister, there are many popular Rakhi songs that should not miss your playlist this Monday. The song has been sang by melody queen Lata Mangeshkar and lyrics was given by Shailendra. The 1971 hit movie Hare Rama Hare Krishna portrayed Dev and Zeenat as siblings separated in childhood. (more...)
Final Fantasy XV Launching New Multiplayer Beta in August 11 Final Fantasy XV Launching New Multiplayer Beta in August 11
- August 06, 2017

Final Fantasy XV is now out on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. However, Comrades still allows you to make your character as wacky as you like. The first Comrades DLC closed beta runs from August 3 until August 8, but players have ran into certain issues with the online testing, pushing Square Enix to plan another run. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's (FCAU) Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's (FCAU) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at Morgan Stanley
- August 06, 2017

Market capitalization is the total market value of all of a company's outstanding shares. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $12.55. Ballentine Partners LLC acquired a new position in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. during the second quarter valued at approximately $117,000. Receive Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (more...)
Cal State University to drop math, English placement tests Cal State University to drop math, English placement tests
- August 06, 2017

Instead, CSU Chancellor Timothy White is asking all 23 campuses of the Cal State system to adopt new ways of educating and assessing college readiness and course placement. In these approaches, instructional content considered pre-baccalaureate may carry a maximum of one unit and shall be offered concurrently with a college-level, baccalaureate credit-bearing course. (more...)
Get ready to witness the lunar eclipse on August 7 Get ready to witness the lunar eclipse on August 7
- August 06, 2017

It is total or umbral eclipse -when the moon is in the central dark region of the shadow. The maximum of the partial eclipse will occur at 21:20, two minutes before sunset, which means that the lingering daylight will make the observation of the eclipse more hard. (more...)
Scientists have created a new map of dark matter in the Universe Scientists have created a new map of dark matter in the Universe
- August 06, 2017

The Universe was extremely smooth, with matter evenly distributed in its infancy almost 14 billion years ago, but mass has been clumping together ever since into galaxies, gas clouds and other structures. The discrepancy between the standard cosmological model and the newer clumping measurements is not statistically large, at one standard deviation, although the KiDS survey a year ago found the two values to be three standard deviations apart. (more...)
Library offers solar eclipse programming, glasses Library offers solar eclipse programming, glasses
- August 06, 2017

On August 21, the sky will become dark and the stars will be visible during the day. Also, the USA and Canada can view the total solar eclipse , but cannot see the lunar eclipse. " The path of totality stretches from the Gulf Coast up into Canada and it skirts northwestern Pennsylvania", says Pitts of the 2024 eclipse. "If you're gonna plan to look at this event be sure to get some NASA- approved eclipse glasses", said library director Kimberly Bowen. (more...)
Google Reportedly Building Its Own Snapchat Competitor Google Reportedly Building Its Own Snapchat Competitor
- August 05, 2017

Google has been in discussions with several publishers, including Vox Media, the Washington Post and Time Inc, for the project, the Journal said on Friday. Facebook's similar stories feature, meanwhile cross over to its mobile apps. Snap's CEO Evan Spiegel, who is widely considered as being independent, apparently did not show interest in selling his firm to Google or anybody else. (more...)
9-year-old applies for NASA job, NASA responds 9-year-old applies for NASA job, NASA responds
- August 05, 2017

After hearing that NASA was looking for its next "Planetary Protection Officer", 9-year-old Jack Davis chose to throw his name in the hat. The youngster, called Jack Davis sent the U.S. "I'm great at video games", he said. "We are always looking for bright future scientists and engineers to help us, so I hope you will study hard and do well in school", read the note from James L. (more...)
Titanfall 2 Developer Baffled Why Video Game Didn't Sell Better Titanfall 2 Developer Baffled Why Video Game Didn't Sell Better
- August 05, 2017

Fortunately for us, Respawn Entertainment has persevered and continued to release content for the game absolutely free making the game even better than it was at launch. Stig Asmussen, who previously worked on the God of War franchise, has been leading a separate team that has been quietly working away on our Star Wars title. (more...)
Hyundai Verna - Engine Specs and Features Unveiled Hyundai Verna - Engine Specs and Features Unveiled
- August 05, 2017

Until August 21, pre-bookings for the all new Verna are now open across the company dealerships pan India, and the boat of the sedan has slated for August 22, 2017. It is also equipped with a 7-inch touchscreen AVN unit which supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a new supervision instrument cluster, leather-wrapped steering wheel with cruise control and infotainment buttons, and automatic "Clean Air" climate control. (more...)
Big shift on health care, as Senate Republicans opt for September hearings Big shift on health care, as Senate Republicans opt for September hearings
- August 05, 2017

Senate filibusters are procedural delays aimed at killing bills. He hitched his hopes to a bill proposed by Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) is still percolating, and has drawn White House interest. (more...)
Stephen Colbert Writes New Statue Of Liberty Poem For Trump Administration Stephen Colbert Writes New Statue Of Liberty Poem For Trump Administration
- August 05, 2017

To these men and women, as they themselves have explained in countless books, films, television shows, iconic photographs and oral testimonials, "The New Colossus" was a beacon of freedom that prophesized their future, and a new life that was realized by many of them. (more...)
Fitbit, Inc. (FIT) Stock Technicals are in the neutral area Fitbit, Inc. (FIT) Stock Technicals are in the neutral area
- August 05, 2017

DnB Asset Management AS now owns 16,352,508 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company's stock valued at $86,832,000 after buying an additional 5,989,005 shares during the period. The original version of this article can be read at https://weekherald.com/2017/08/04/fitbit-inc-fit-receives-buy-rating-from-benchmark-co.html. The median target of analyst views collected by Yahoo Finance was as much as $1.43 below FIT's recent stock price. (more...)
Star India confirms leak
- August 05, 2017

Mumbai-based Star India operates more than 40 channels in eight different languages. And now, fans feel the hackers got the episode of latest Game of Thrones Season 7 Full Episode 4 to leak it online before the television broadcast on Sunday. (more...)
USA judge sets $30000 bail for famed British cyber expert USA judge sets $30000 bail for famed British cyber expert
- August 05, 2017

They hailed his quick thinking in neutralizing the WannaCry ransomware just hours into a fast-spreading attack in May that threatened not just computer systems but also potentially lives. "He's a stand-up guy", Williams said in a text chat. "Now I know there could be unknown circumstances, but this is a very delicate situation". Hutchins , who lives with his family in the town of Ilfracombe, England, and worked out of his bedroom, had until Friday afternoon to determine if he wants to ... (more...)
'Zuma's removal would be like dropping nuclear bomb on SA' 'Zuma's removal would be like dropping nuclear bomb on SA'
- August 05, 2017

Opposition parties have been urging ANC members of Parliament to join in their motion of no confidence against Zuma, this in spite of warnings from the ANC leadership to toe the party line and not to support the motion. Party members will protest against the Parliamentary motion of no confidence in President Zuma. Mthembu says Zuma's removal would be like dropping a nuclear bomb into the country. (more...)
Hit song 'Despacito' becomes most viewed video on YouTube Hit song 'Despacito' becomes most viewed video on YouTube
- August 05, 2017

The triumph of Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi's song crushed a short reign for " See You Again ", which only clawed into the number one spot last month topping the extraordinary four-and-a-half-year run of Korean artist Psy's " Gangnam Style ". (more...)
A cellular Apple Watch is reportedly coming this year A cellular Apple Watch is reportedly coming this year
- August 05, 2017

The report claims that Apple is now in discussions with wireless carriers in the US and Europe to offer the new LTE-connected watches, most notably those that already carry the iPhone. John Gruber , who runs the Daring Fireball blog and has been known to have early information on Apple products, said he had also heard the new cellular watch model would include an "all-new form factor". (more...)
Unaired Episode of 'Game of Thrones' Leaks Online Amid HBO Hack
- August 04, 2017

The distribution partner is Star India, and the company's logo appears watermarked throughout the leaked episode. "This is a grave issue and we are taking appropriate legal remedial action", a Star India spokesperson said in a statement. "We immediately began investigating the incident [ after it was discovered ] and are working with law enforcement and outside cybersecurity firms". Unaired episodes of HBO series " Insecure " and " Ballers " were released by the hackers when they stole ... (more...)