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by | October 24, 2017 | 17:07

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 . The Kindle is getting an always present search bar. Starting today, the Community tab featuring Goodreads discovery and discussion features are available on Kindle for iOS (in the United States only), and will be coming to Kindle for Android in a future release.

by | October 24, 2017 | 16:58

The BSE Sensex and Nifty are likely to open lower today after the BSE index ended its three-day losing run to close higher by almost 117 points on Monday. It had registered a net profit of Rs 470.83 crore past year. Private sector lender HDFC Bank edged up marginally as it reported a 20 percent increase in Q2 profit despite a spike in provisions and contingencies.

by | October 24, 2017 | 15:27

Microsoft has chose to drop its lawsuit against the United States government over informing customers when law enforcement officials have requested access to their personal data in the cloud. It said the simultaneous rise of government demands from cloud providers and secrecy orders undermined consumers' confidence of privacy in the cloud.

by | October 24, 2017 | 12:33

Hopefully, it will make players focus on the combat area only. In that light, Greene is absolutely confident that there will be no sequel to PUBG down the line. "From this new update, you will be able to focus more on the immediate, close-ranged skirmishes inside the play zone , instead of dealing with enemies outside of the play zone during the mid to late phases of the game".

by | October 24, 2017 | 03:36

The ACCC has also advised extending the government's proposed Regional Broadband Scheme (RBS) charge subsidising satellite and fixed-wireless NBN services to non-NBN high-speed broadband services, which was last month recommended by the Senate committee ; however, Morrow acknowledged that a similar subsidy levelled at wireless users, to handle NBN's competition from 4G and 5G services, would be disliked.

by | October 24, 2017 | 02:26

A tech blog Phone Radar has shared images of an allegedly-exploded device of JioPhone on Twitter. Reliance's initial investigation indicated that the explosion was nothing more than a case of intentional sabotage. "We will take appropriate action based on further investigations", a Reliance Retail spokesperson said in a statement. After a few million pre-orders initially, Reliance Jio had paused the pre-booking of the JioPhone.

by | October 24, 2017 | 02:09

Not only did the next-gen versions of the game take "a year of everyone's time to get right", but because GTA Online had so much potential, developing the multiplayer side of things "also sucked up a lot of resources". "I don't think you could make a game like GTA V if you did not like single-player games and trying to expand their possibilities!" Rockstar , however, says it is not abandoning the type of single-player content that has defined the studio in the past.

by | October 24, 2017 | 01:28

The companies later expanded the game with new Lego toys and level packs based on Adventure Time, Doctor Who , Gremlins, Harry Potter , Knight Rider, The Goonies, The Wizard of Oz and more. Though it will not continue, there have been a lot of various content released over the last couple of years since its release. It's a bit of a shame, considering that Lego Dimensions was a great series when it came to supporting current franchises on the market.

by | October 24, 2017 | 01:24

If you're mulling the Pixel 2 XL for your next smartphone upgrade, you may want to think twice, or at least put your decision on hold for a few days. It could, however, also just be a bad batch of models - a problem that can be resolved quickly with repairs, replacements or refunds from Google. If you were planning to buy a Pixel 2 XL, are you going to proceed with your purchase or wait to see how this burn in issue pans out? While nowhere near as urgent and risky an issue as the Galaxy ...

by | October 24, 2017 | 00:55

He said the after-hours approach team members took to developing the Mustang GT Performance Pack Level 2 was so much fun because they set out to create their dream vehicle. While the first Performance Package allowed the Mustang GT to outrun its arch rival, the Chevrolet Camaro, it still couldn't match the 1LE track package available for the Camaro.

by | October 24, 2017 | 00:53

Aileron Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ALRN) has 0.00% since October 23, 2016 and is. Strs Ohio invested in 135,201 shares. Silicon Motion Technology Corp now has $1.83B valuation. VRX has been the topic of several other reports. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a buy rating and set a $35.00 target price on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl in a research report on Thursday, August 10th.

by | October 24, 2017 | 00:26

Poor iPhone 8 reception has been blamed for the dipping down of shares to as low as 2.6 percent on Thursday. Finally, National Pension Service raised its position in shares of Apple by 0.4% in the 1st quarter. The firm has a market cap of $617.59 billion, a PE ratio of 13.94 and a beta of 1.30. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st.

by | October 23, 2017 | 23:39

Both Hawking and his institution noted that scientists make advancements based on the discoveries that came before them, which is one reason to make work open-access. From this month and into the future, all Cambridge Ph.D. students will be required to include an electronic copy of their work for preservation. At a recent event to celebrate the 1,000th research dataset in Apollo , Dr Jessica Gardner, Director of Library Services, said: "Cambridge University Library has a 600-year-old ...

by | October 23, 2017 | 23:06

This case takes both of the companies way back to 2011 when Apple had successfully sued Samsung for infringing upon the iPhone's patented design, which included its rectangular front face coupled with rounded edges plus a string of color icons.

by | October 23, 2017 | 20:03

No news on the cameras so far, but OnePlus might have an upgrade or two up its sleeve. Although apart from this leaked image, we have not managed to gather much information on the handset's probable features, specs, or price. The flagship smartphones this year have set a trend with their bezel-less smartphones. Rumours suggest that OnePlus may be about to launch an updated version of the OnePlus 5 , featuring an edge-to edge display, after promotional material was reportedly published ...

by | October 23, 2017 | 17:04

The Redmi Note 5 is coming in with the new aspect ratio that has been picking up lately, even in the mid-range category with the likes of Micromax Canvas Infinity, LG Q6, Vivo V7+ having the 18:9 aspect ratio, and it will be the Full HD+ resolution (2160 x 1080 pixels).

by | October 23, 2017 | 16:43

At this year's TwitchCon it has launched two new pieces of hardware which is likes to brand as Streamer Certified. To supplement its selfie camera, Razer also recently debuted its Seiren X microphone, featuring a supercardioid pattern that provides a tighter pickup angle over a more traditional cardioid microphone.

by | October 23, 2017 | 13:25

Right on schedule , Microsoft today released a new TV commercial for the Xbox One X . Microsoft is going all out with the "Feel True Power" campaign , which kicks off with this spot during the Season 8 premiere of The Walking Dead and Sunday Night Football .

by | October 23, 2017 | 10:36

Landing in U.S. Porsche dealerships in March 2018, we will keep you updated with further info around Australian availability as more details on the 2018 911 Carrera T come to hand. The appearance of the passenger compartment also has a sporty and puristic emphasis. Inside, you'll find black, four-way, electric sports seats with a seat centre in Sport-Tex fabric, while the headrests feature a "911" logo stitched in black.

by | October 22, 2017 | 09:17

In a blog post published on Wednesday, Microsoft security team member Jordan Rabet threw some shade at Google as he publicly disclosed a vulnerability and a series of bugs his team had spotted in Google's Chrome browser, which uses sandboxing mechanism to contain any malicious code.

by | October 22, 2017 | 07:21

The fundraiser event not only raises the awareness of breast cancer, but it also provides hope to those battling. The pink themed competition has run for seven years, and raised more than $2,500 dollars for charity. Before the race, people gathered to hear from two breast cancer survivors who benefited from the foundation. Some risk factors for breast cancer include age, family history and smoking.

by | October 21, 2017 | 20:50

The good news is that the Orionids are visible from anywhere on the planet as they dash across the sky. Orionid Meteor Shower is now at its peak and will remain so till October 22. It may be possible to see around 20 meteors passing through the sky every hour at peak viewing time, which is expected to be early Sunday morning between around midnight and 3am (GMT).

by | October 21, 2017 | 17:42

Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday took a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over the rise in the number of people retweeting his messages and sought to link this with twitter accounts in Russia, Indonesia and Kazakhstan.

by | October 21, 2017 | 16:53

The Volatility was noted at 3.21% in recent month and it observed Weekly Volatility of 2.59%. They generally move extremely slowly and they only produce big price swings when the company produces good or bad trading results, which may only happen a couple of times a year at best.

by | October 21, 2017 | 16:42

While the main gameplay is lifted from Dyansty Warriors, Fire Emblem Warriors will include important elements from the Fire Emblem series, including the rock-paper-scissors Weapon Triangle, and allies forming bonds on and off the battlefield.

by | October 21, 2017 | 15:55

Leaked images of the OnePlus 5T . How soon? For now, there is no definite that but rumours of a November launch are floating around. Although the backside of the handset looks pretty much the same as the OnePlus 5 , there is one key difference.

by | October 21, 2017 | 15:08

For pre-paid users, the company will unveil nine different plans with validities lasting from a week to an entire year. If you remember, Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular also introduced plans of similar price. So, these are the newly introduced plans by Jio. All calls remain free on the network across the prepaid pack. Rs 19 plan: Jio has removed this plan under which the company used to offer 200MB of data , unlimited SMSes and voice calls .

by | October 21, 2017 | 13:22

Dozens of MA colleges and universities joined the American Council on Education this week in urging Congress to pass legislation to protect so-called "dreamers", or those who benefitted under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, known as DACA.

by | October 21, 2017 | 10:44

I just thought, 'I'm turning into a woman.' So I've been suffering since the age between 13 and 15. "What do you have to be depressed about?" she said. "What do I do?' And I wanted out". Now she is revealing that at times she felt suicidal. "It's off. It's released". The singer chose to reveal her struggle based on being inspired by Demi Lovato , who recently spoke freely about her personal battles with addiction, depression , and an eating disorder.

by | October 21, 2017 | 08:04

In what appeared to highlight the tepid demand for the iPhone 8 series, Newsmax Finance cited a report by Taiwan-based Economic Daily News that claimed that Apple had significantly lowered its November and December orders for the two iPhone models from overseas manufacturers.

by | October 21, 2017 | 04:47

The emojis featured in the app simply move and are not representative of users' facial expressions, but that isn't the point of the lawsuit. Apple's chief marketing officer, Phil Schiller, said that the feature is a "great experience" that allows users to communicate.

by | October 21, 2017 | 02:26

It has underperformed by 16.57% the S&P500. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $61.00 price objective on Wells Fargo & Co and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. downgraded shares of Wells Fargo & Co. from a "market perform" rating to an "underperform" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 4th. The firm has "Sell" rating by Rafferty given on Wednesday, April 12.

by | October 20, 2017 | 18:06

Maybe the social media administrators at KFC were just really big fans? It also follows six men named 'Herb'. All of this, makes for an excellent wordplay on Colonel Sanders' famous recipe, "blend of 11 herbs and spices". In a stroke of marketing genius, the eleven accounts have now been revealed as the five former Spice Girls , and six men named Herb. About the only folks who don't appreciate the clever ruse are at Wendy's, where they've been waiting in vain for KFC to follow them back ...

by | October 20, 2017 | 02:51

Redesigns with the biggest growing pains are the Buick LaCrosse, GMC Acadia and Subaru Impreza. Ever since Consumer Reports declared Model S to be the best vehicle ever and then revoked the rating after being questioned by Tesla skeptics, they have lowered the integrity of their automotive reporting by singling out Tesla to a degree that is absurd, unnecessary, and misleading, implying for example that our cars are unsafe, underperforming and unreliable based on tests and surveys ...

by | October 20, 2017 | 01:39

She suggested that dogs' facial expressions might have changed as part of the process of domestication. "The findings appear to support evidence dogs are sensitive to humans' attention and that expressions are potentially active attempts to communicate, not simple emotional displays".