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The all-new BMW 8 Series is getting closer to production, with prototypes undergoing some of the final stages of their testing regime before it hits the market late this year. Twin bonnet-top bulges are still evident, but fade before reaching the car's nose, unlike those of the concept. By the way, the teaser photo illumination clearly resembles the leak of the 8 Series , making it nearly certainly legit.
  • Royal Bank of Canada Boosts Adobe Systems (ADBE) Price Target to $208.00

    Royal Bank of Canada Boosts Adobe Systems (ADBE) Price Target to $208.00

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    Family Capital Trust Co who had been investing in Adobe Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $99.18B market cap company. Finally, Barclays boosted their price target on shares of Adobe Systems from $167.00 to $181.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th.
  • Apple HomePod Speaker Setup Process Similar to AirPods, Apple TV

    Apple HomePod Speaker Setup Process Similar to AirPods, Apple TV

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    By setting the price of the HomePod at $350, Apple appears to be hoping consumers will see it as a premium device. It also can be used in stereo with another HomePod and if users want to put HomePods throughout the home to listen to audio in different rooms, they can.
  • Crore From ICICI Bank For HPCL Buy

    Crore From ICICI Bank For HPCL Buy

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    The logo of Oil and Natural Gas Corp's (ONGC) is pictured along a roadside in Ahmedabad, India, September 6, 2016. It also holds 4.86 per cent stake in gas utility GAIL India Ltd, which is worth over Rs 3,847 crore. After this takeover, ONGC has two refining subsidiaries - HPCL and MRPL. "The union cabinet, in its meeting held on 19 July 2017, gave "in-principle" approval to the said proposal and made a decision to set up an alternative mechanism under the finance minister to decide on the ...
  • PUBG Lobby Weapons Removed in Latest Update, Should Help Boost Performance

    PUBG Lobby Weapons Removed in Latest Update, Should Help Boost Performance

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    Players will also no longer spawn at the same place before matches, significantly easing the load times due to high density. While the game's singular pre-match starting area and the wanton chaos it brings has been a staple of PUBG since its release, if you're a regular PUBG player then having to listen to the sound of so many weapons being fired simultaneously can be a headache.
  • Maruti Suzuki Q3 net up 3% YoY

    Maruti Suzuki Q3 net up 3% YoY

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    With the largest vehicle display spreading across 4,200 sq mts. The 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift will get dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, front seat belts with pre-tensioners and an ISOFIX child seat as standard on all variants of the new model.
  • Thousands of volunteers count the homeless in LA

    Thousands of volunteers count the homeless in LA

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    The annual count is a nationwide census of the homeless population. The annual Point-in-Time Count is mandated by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, and is meant to guide efforts to end homelessness. The final numbers for the 2018 count will be available and compiled in a report in the next few months. The effort is not just completing and compiling surveys, though - it's establishing a connection with clients, Thoresen said.
  • This Bug Could Expose Your Tinder Swipes

    This Bug Could Expose Your Tinder Swipes

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    Even though other Tinder app data were https-encrypted, the researchers found that it was still possible for a stranger to see what actions a Tinder user took on the app - for example how they swiped for different profiles or who they matched with.
  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Position Trimmed by Trexquant Investment LP

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Position Trimmed by Trexquant Investment LP

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    READ IAN C sold $3.30 million worth of stock or 96,950 shares. Burlington Stores now has $8.59 billion valuation. About 11.40 million shares traded. (NYSE: WMT ) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: "It's Too Late for Wal-Mart Stores Inc Turnaround" published on January 24, 2018 as well as Bloomberg.com's news article titled: "Wal-Mart Raises Hourly Wage to $11 in Wake of Tax Overhaul" with publication date: January 11, 2018.
  • Kentucky attack was 11th school shooting in 23 days of 2018

    Kentucky attack was 11th school shooting in 23 days of 2018

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    During the shooting , around 14 students suffered gunshot wounds and five others sustained other injuries. Bevin said earlier in a statement , "This is a tremendous tragedy and speaks to the heartbreak present in our communities". The injured comprised five female and 13 male students, all 14 to 18 years old. Benton, Kentucky, is located about 120 miles northwest of Nashville .
  • Miitomo to end service on May 9

    Miitomo to end service on May 9

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    PT / 3:00 a.m. ET / 16:00 JST, the company announced . The game that launched Nintendo's ( OTCPK:NTDOY ) foray into the App Store and Google Play is dying. More information can be found here. You will no longer be able to see your answers or messages in the app. Finally, although you will be able to transfer Mii characters to your Nintendo Account by linking it to Miitomo , their personality and other info will not be saved.
  • Special Counsel's Office Questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions

    Special Counsel's Office Questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions

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    News of Mueller's latest plan, first reported by The Washington Post on Tuesday, comes days after his questioning of Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the first Trump Cabinet member to be interviewed in the protracted investigation. CNN reported that Sessions was not under subpoena during the interview and that he was the fifteenth person connected with the Trump presidential campaign to be questioned by Mueller's office.
  • Apple's anti-battery-throttling software update for iPhone is (almost) here

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    Apple's iOS 11 .3 is bringing new Animoji and the ability to disable processor throttling. With the 11.3 update around the corner, Apple has previewed some of the new updates and features it has in store. The information is encrypted and protected by a passcode to prevent general access, Apple said. Given how new the units on the market are, Apple likely sees no reason to enable such a feature on these models - at least not yet.
  • Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) Given News Impact Score of 0.14

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    Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has risen 0.69% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. Loews Corp decreased Pfizer Inc (PFE) stake by 12.54% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Therefore 75% are positive. Activision Blizzard had 119 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Underperform" rating by Oppenheimer given on Tuesday, October 24.
  • Hornets' Jordan sets high price for star G Walker

    Hornets' Jordan sets high price for star G Walker

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    After years of suffering at the bottom of the Eastern Conference, Michael Jordan went all in by acquiring a number of veterans to help take this team to the next level. Walker had another strong game Monday, finishing with 26 points, nine assists and six rebounds. It looks like the Charlotte Hornets are considering blowing things up to kick off a rebuilding project.
  • Disney is giving 125000 of its employees $1000 each

    Disney is giving 125000 of its employees $1000 each

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    Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR)[ Trend Analysis ] persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price Dropped -7.32% during latest trading session. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 2,644,700 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $280,999,000 after buying an additional 1,884,600 shares in the last quarter.
  • LG will increase washing machine prices due to U.S. tariffs

    LG will increase washing machine prices due to U.S. tariffs

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    Whirlpool had claimed the South Korean firms gained market share in the United States by illegally "dumping" washing machines by selling at well below their production costs. The tariff also includes a tax on machine parts, which could drive some costs higher for domestic manufacturers as well. "The company announced with this rule that they have added 200 new full-time positions at their washer facility in Clyde, Ohio".
  • Rare aware of Sea of Thieves

    Rare aware of Sea of Thieves "too early" closed beta issue

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    Sea of Thieves , the newest game to come out of legendary company Rare, is now the most viewed title on both Mixer and Twitch - and by no small margin. If you're out, looks like the only way to get into the closed beta is to pre-order the game. As the game supports Xbox Play Anywhere and Cross Play, Xbox One and PC players will be able to play it together and even jump from platform to platform, picking up their games where they left off.
  • UEFA Nations League draw: Poland to play Italy, Portugal

    UEFA Nations League draw: Poland to play Italy, Portugal

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    The Nations League draw on Wednesday also placed 2010 World Cup victor Spain in a group with England and Croatia . There are 15 countries in League C , split into one group of three and four groups of four, and the remaining 16 lowest ranked countries in League D , made up of four groups of four.
  • Fitbit to end Pebble smartwatch support soon

    Fitbit to end Pebble smartwatch support soon

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    It's now the only device that runs Fitbit OS, and it's useful to have if you want to test out any apps made with the SDK. Until this period expires, all those who still own such a wearable device are urged to check out how the Pebble ecosystem is evolving on the Fitbit platform.
  • The world's first phone with an in-display fingerprint sensor is here

    The world's first phone with an in-display fingerprint sensor is here

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    Running a heavily modified version of Android 7.1 Nougat, the phone will kick off pre-orders in China on January 29 at the rough equivalent of $565 (CNY 3,598), ahead of an actual regional launch on February 1. In fact, the prototype featured at CES was a heavily modified X20 Plus. Vivo's X20 Plus UD is a pretty straightforward device beyond its fingerprint scanner - in fact, the regular X20 Plus came out a year ago and had the sensor on the back.
  • Moto X4 with 6GB RAM and Android Oreo could launch in India

    Moto X4 with 6GB RAM and Android Oreo could launch in India

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    With Android 8.0 Oreo, the Moto X4 will get features like Background Execution Limit, Picture-in-Picture mode, a new set of emojis, and Notification Channels. We can expect the price of the smartphone to be around Rs. 24,999. Display - Moto X4 has a 5.2-inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels and a aspect ratio of 16:9.
  • Ghost Recon: Wildlands is getting paid-for loot boxes

    Ghost Recon: Wildlands is getting paid-for loot boxes

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    Once Extended Ops hits the Internet, all players will receive a gifted Spec Ops Crate and a gifted Ghost War Crate, which are redeemable on the Ubisoft Club. "Overall, all the cosmetic items you get can be used in both the Campaign and Ghost War modes". The slightly pleasant distinction from most similar lootbox systems is that these items will be ones you don't already own, meaning no duplicates! What can you expect to find inside? Due out by the end of the month, these items will come as ...
  • Plex now supports VR with Google Daydream

    Plex now supports VR with Google Daydream

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    Once you start playing something, that content will take up "a large percentage of your visual field". The new Plex VR app is separate from the main Plex app , designed for watching 3D, 360/180, and "traditional" video in a VR environment.
  • Anthem delayed into 2019 due to pressure to succeed

    Anthem delayed into 2019 due to pressure to succeed

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    However, all that momentum only served to give them enough speed to crash into a wall, as they caused a fan outcry over the inclusion of microtransactions in Battlefront II . The troubling update comes from GamesIndustry.biz via Kotaku's report, a report that attributes the info to three people close to the development of Anthem over at Bioware .
  • Google Assistant can match your voice to your Netflix profile

    Google Assistant can match your voice to your Netflix profile

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    As AndroidHeadlines notes, it appears Google's rollout of a new category for audiobooks in the Google Play Store isn't global-users in the United States , United Kingdom, and Australia have seen the promotional banners, but they aren't appearing for all Android users worldwide.
  • 29 million Apple iPhone X shipped in last quarter: Canalys

    29 million Apple iPhone X shipped in last quarter: Canalys

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    It is also expected that the Cupertino-based tech giant will soon make public its yearly earnings on the 1st of February. One alleged reason for Chinese consumers' aversion to the iPhone X is because the notch at the top where many sensors are located decrease the available surface space on the front of the device.
  • Xbox Game Pass to get Xbox exclusives on launch day

    Xbox Game Pass to get Xbox exclusives on launch day

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    The game in question needs to be one of those specifically-branded Xbox Play Anywhere titles, and that means it'll be a Windows 10-exclusive version to be downloaded from the Microsoft Store. "We firmly believe Xbox Game Pass will be a catalyst to create new opportunities for game developers and publishers to innovate in the way games are developed and delivered, leading to entirely new ways to play".
  • Collins: Proposal to reopen govt shows 'power of the center'

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    However, things went slightly awry when a top Democrat interrupted a Republican, who then tossed the stick in the liberal's direction in jest, causing damage to one of Collins' decorations. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., accused him and other Democrats in a news release Monday of irresponsibly holding children's health care, the U.S. Armed Forces and the nation hostage over providing amnesty to illegal immigrants.
  • Google Play wants to read books to you

    Google Play wants to read books to you

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    Google Play Audiobooks is supported on iOS , Android , and through Google Assistant . As with other Google Play purchases, users can share audiobooks with up to 5 family members for no additional fee via the Family Library feature in Play.
  • Apple patches Meltdown for older versions of MacOS

    Apple patches Meltdown for older versions of MacOS

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    A wise person once said, "don't upgrade to the latest OS X until it's been patched a few times". Obviously, it's recommended that you install these updates as soon as possible. CVE-2018-4090 and CVE-2018-4093 have had their spots reserved on MITRE, but no descriptions are available yet. Meltdown and Spectre vulerabilities have really shaken the tech industry.
  • After a decade, Apple may finally put the MacBook Air to sleep

    After a decade, Apple may finally put the MacBook Air to sleep

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    According to industry sources, the new entry-level 13-inch MacBook could be released in second half of 2018, DigiTimes reports. The MacBook Air is the only notebook that the company still sells that does not have a retina display. Apple has upgraded the design and abilities of the iPhone with each passing year. GIS is one of the many Apple suppliers that are affected by the lukewarm sales and the declining demand for the first OLED iPhone.
  • IPhone battery exploded when man bites it to test

    IPhone battery exploded when man bites it to test

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    Those standing next to him quickly jerk back. As you can see, no sooner has this guy sunk his teeth into the battery when it explodes right in front of his face, with a huge fireball engulfing the product desk, scattering shocked customers who instinctively recoil from the blast.
  • IPhone X likely to be binned over poor sales

    IPhone X likely to be binned over poor sales

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    The above statement fits best in the context of Apple iPhone X . Despite facing criticism for the absence of innovation , exaggerating pricing strategy and rumours of possible discontinuation of iPhone X this year, Apple iPhone X made the maximum number of people fall for it in Q4 2017.
  • Agencies to count homeless population Wednesday

    Agencies to count homeless population Wednesday

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    But this year, the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), which coordinates the count, is doing something different. About 7,500 volunteers participated in last year's count, which found that homelessness in Los Angeles County increased 23 percent to 57,794.
  • Alia Bhatt turns bridesmaid for BFF

    Alia Bhatt turns bridesmaid for BFF

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    Dewy makeup and muted lips finished her look. For this event, Alia wore a rose pink 3D floral blouse and lehenga with hints of powder green, embellished with handmade flowers in organza, glass beading and rhinestones, from Koecsh by Krésha Bajaj.
  • Microsoft Xbox One X Launched in India at Rs 44990

    Microsoft Xbox One X Launched in India at Rs 44990

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    It is powered by an octa-core AMD CPU clocked at 2.3GHz, specially customized for AI and smoother gaming interactions. Alongside the console, Microsoft also announced that Xbox One X comes with support for enhanced games which have been updated or built specifically to take full advantage of the console's 4K UHD and HDR capabilities.
  • World's first 512GB microSDXC card coming soon from Integral Memory

    World's first 512GB microSDXC card coming soon from Integral Memory

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    This one actually beats the 400GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS that was introduced past year. "Consumers have been clear in their call for increased storage, as mobile devices have become essential to many in everyday life", James Danton, marketing manager, Integral Memory, said in a statement (via Business Wire ).
  • North Korea to have 22 athletes in five Olympic sports, IOC says

    North Korea to have 22 athletes in five Olympic sports, IOC says

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    North and South Korea have already agreed to several terms, including fielding a joint-women's ice hockey team and during the opening ceremony. While some see Kim's outreach as a ploy to weaken US -led worldwide pressure and sanctions , Seoul wants better inter-Korean ties and sees improved ties as a path toward talks to help ease the North Korean nuclear standoff.
  • By 2020 One Million People Will Have Been Enhanced Digitally- Facebook

    By 2020 One Million People Will Have Been Enhanced Digitally- Facebook

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    The US company, which is facing regulatory pressure in Europe on issues ranging from privacy to antitrust laws, said it would open three "community skills centers" in Spain, Poland and Italy , and would invest 10 million United States dollars in its French Research Center for Artificial Intelligence.
  • GPU company urges retailers to sell to gamers and not cryptocurrency miners

    GPU company urges retailers to sell to gamers and not cryptocurrency miners

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    For their part, sellers have mostly responded by placing per-order limits on graphics cards. "All activities related to our GeForce product line are targeted at our main audience", Nvidia spokesman Boris Böhles told ComputerBase . Plenty of graphics cards never seem to make it to stores in the first place with the larger mining outfits heading them off at the pass and buying from distributors or graphics card partners direct.