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by | October 24, 2017 | 12:58

Meanwhile, the rupee strengthened by 11 paise to 64.91 against the dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on increased selling of the U.S. In terms of investments, provisional figures from the stock exchanges showed that FIIs offloaded stocks worth Rs 1,766 crore during the week. Besides, several prominent companies such as ABB India, Ambuja Cements, Asian Paints, HDFC Bank , ICICI Prudential Life Insurance and Zee Entertainment are slated to unveil their quarterly ...

by | October 24, 2017 | 12:33

Amazon's implementation of YouTube on the Echo Show violates our terms of service, creating a broken user experience. Both sources say the device will offer YouTube, Google Assistant, Google Photos and video calling. The code suggests that Quartz is activated through voice commands and can perform typical smart speaker tasks like setting a timer or checking the weather.

by | October 24, 2017 | 11:19

Speaking to IGN , Greene was asked directly about the next five years of PUBG and if this will include a sequel. Even so, it is moving a ton of copies, surpassing 15 million at last count. According to the development team's patch notes , the new update, now on test servers and due to go live next week, increases the blue zone DOT (damage over time) and resolves a bug where bullets would sometimes ignore armour.

by | October 24, 2017 | 08:17

Of course, at the end of the day, it was all about gaining cosmetic items and it all came down to whether gamers had fun or not. Bungie also announced its plans for breaking competitive Destiny 2 play into four seasons per year. It's not unheard of that the Halloween wouldn't take place this close to launch. Secondly, the first event planned for Destiny 2 is The Dawning , which is a winter-themed event set to kick off in December as part of the game's second season of content.

by | October 24, 2017 | 05:16

The stock's market cap is $18.63 billion. The company reported ($0.36) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.29) by ($0.07). The company generated revenue of $181.7 million during its most recent quarter, which was less than analysts had expected.

by | October 24, 2017 | 04:22

Of more interest, though, is nbn's decision to release cost figures for its earlier fibre to the premise (FTTP) connections, quantifying the huge costs associated with an all-FTTP network approach. "Back then, our people were told to design and build the fixed-broadband network no matter the time or cost". The only reason we are able to get connections into those 2 million difficult-to-wire homes that are cost prohibitive is because we are taking margin from low-priced city areas.

by | October 24, 2017 | 04:05

Reliance Jio's 4G feature phone JioPhone has reportedly exploded while charging. An image shows the burnt end of the charger which indicated that the fault might lie with the battery charger. "Our initial investigation suggests that this is a case of intentional sabotage", the statement said . According to its findings, the damage to the device was caused deliberately by vested interests who are looking to malign the name of the brand.

by | October 24, 2017 | 02:43

The interview then goes into some details about when GTA Online may finally stop receiving updates and how Rockstar is gearing up to promote Red Dead Redemption 2 . "With GTA Online , we chose to give our players access to all updates for free, because it kept our players together and allows to make their own choices about what they want from each update and in what order".

by | October 24, 2017 | 01:40

After careful consideration, we will not be producing new expansion packs for the game beyond what is now available. Existing packs will continue to work interchangeably and will remain available for purchase. Year three would have reportedly reintroduced a storyline featuring series villain Lord Vortech, a Minecraft expansion, and a potential Doctor Who pack.

by | October 24, 2017 | 01:48

The Pixel 2 XL uses a P-OLED display and like all screens, is subject to burn in. Those who have noted the problem can definitely see the outlines of the nav bar buttons at the bottom of the screen. It looks like the issue is confined to only the White version of the Google Pixel 2 with 64 GB of storage. The OnePlus 5, meanwhile, was said to have a wobbly screen when scrolling fast.

by | October 24, 2017 | 02:27

About 736,229 shares traded. Hbk Invs Lp stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (TSE: VRX ). It has underperformed by 65.21% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.33, from 1 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 53 investors sold VRX shares while 76 reduced holdings.

by | October 24, 2017 | 01:11

Recently, the thesis has been receiving "hundreds of requests" from readers desiring to download the whole paper, the university said . Renowed British cosmologist Stephen Hawking publishes his original 1966 doctoral thesis online for the first time.

by | October 23, 2017 | 22:50

Plus, the companies will be fighting against chipmaker Qualcomm together very soon in a key modem chip lawsuit. Samsung was ordered to pay Apple $1 billion Dollars in damages but that amount was watered down to $400 million USD thanks to an army of Samsung lawyers.

by | October 23, 2017 | 21:04

Lift Apex, however, is set in an Emulsion Extraction System in the middle of the Serano Ocean and re-imagines the original map without moving elevator mechanics. This will also be the last of the double XP and credit bonuses. This will offer a permanent percentage increase in XP, as well as credit gain for any map a player owns whenever they play in Public Versus or Horde.

by | October 23, 2017 | 21:33

Reliance Industries (RIL) rose as much as 2.28 per cent to a record high, Idea Cellular shares rose 8.73% to trade at Rs 99. Shares of Bharti Airtel jumped as much as 6 per cent as Reliance Jio had last week raised effective rates of some popular plans signalling more pricing discipline in the sector.

by | October 23, 2017 | 20:38

Russia, who has been operating a bombing campaign in Syria in support of Assad's regime, has likened the USA coalition's operations against IS Raqqa to Second World War Dresden. The US-led coalition says it is careful to avoid civilian casualties in bombing runs in both Syria and Iraq, and investigates any allegations. Anti-IS Syrian activists said last week as many as 1,873 civilians had been killed over the past five months in Raqqa, and attributed numerous deaths to U.S.

by | October 23, 2017 | 19:05

The reports had claimed that Buhari's government secretly recalled Maina , who was in 2013 declared wanted by Nigeria's anti-corruption agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ), and promoted him to head a directorate in the Ministry of Interior.

by | October 23, 2017 | 17:56

As the significant season of festivities has brought to an end, Xiaomi is likely to build the excitements over their next revelation with the much anticipated Redmi Note 5 , a smartphone which is getting closer in acquiring a release date.

by | October 23, 2017 | 06:00

The Martian magnetotail is twisted, likely a cause of its interaction with the solar wind, NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN ) spacecraft has found. Mars has some fragile layers in its atmosphere and, whenever the solar winds touch them, they can easily be spread into space. The link between surface magnetic fields and solar wind fields gives these ions a sort of pathway - along with the magnetotail - to open space.

by | October 22, 2017 | 16:33

At the back, Nokia has used the third generation Corning Gorilla glass with a 7000 series aluminum frame thus making this smartphone sturdy and strong. Under the hood, this smartphone is powered by a new octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor built with the 14nm technology and clocked at 1.8GHz.

by | October 22, 2017 | 02:12

As of quarter end National Pension Service had bought 23,747 shares growing its position 4.3%. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. The company was maintained on Friday, May 6 by Mizuho. Credit Suisse maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) rating on Tuesday, September 15.

by | October 22, 2017 | 01:02

Alongside the cash investment, Boeing and Near Earth Autonomy will form a partnership to "explore future products and applications for emerging markets such as urban mobility", the airliner manufacturer said in a press release on October 19.

by | October 21, 2017 | 22:46

Halley's Comet itself is expected to next visit Earth on July 28 2061. The Orionid meteor shower will light up the night sky tonight and tomorrow night as Earth travels through an area of space littered with debris from Halley's Comet, according to NASA .

by | October 21, 2017 | 19:49

These two products are Razer's latest attempt to become the popular choice for microphones and webcams, which people normally don't go to it for. The webcam has an adjustable ring light that houses 12 white LEDs which can be adjusted between 12 degrees of brightness.

by | October 21, 2017 | 16:38

If rumours of a full screen OnePlus 5T are to be believed, the company will once again follow its Chinese counterparts by launching a near bezel-less phone. This led the market to speculate that a new phone was on the cards. GizmoChina has also posted a render which shows the OnePlus 5T with really thin bezels.

by | October 21, 2017 | 17:00

Moreover, the validity of the pack has been reduced from 56 to 49 days. The sources also said that, after the end of the quota of the daily high-speed internet, the speed would be reduced to 64kbps. The validity period is 90 days. The new traiff plan comes just days after the newest telecom company indicated on its website that some plans may be changed to garner higher revenue from subscribers.

by | October 21, 2017 | 08:23

Gitanjali's invention uses a mobile app that populates the water's status nearly immediately, the companies said in announcing the award. Rao, whose victory was announced late in the evening of Tuesday, October 17, will take home $25,000 for the idea, which she said she developed approximately five months ago in response to learning about the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

by | October 21, 2017 | 05:37

Krack cannot only affect even protected networks and subsequently be used to steal sensitive data such as credit card details, chats, emails, messages and photos apart from injecting malware and manipulating data. - Always check to make sure there's a green lock icon in the address bar of your browser. This indicates that an HTTPS (encrypted and secure) connection is being used to connect to the website.

by | October 21, 2017 | 01:09

Though it's unlikely that the Amazonian fighters come in contact with Bruce Wayne and the Batmobile in Justice League , Snyder clearly saw the opportunity for something special and seized the moment. New pictures of Justice League have emerged, and they tease prehistoric prologue sequence. Meanwhile, the photos revealed in the JL Official Guide (H/T to Batman-News) gives out promotional and significant information on the other important characters of Justice League - Batman, Aquaman ...

by | October 20, 2017 | 21:34

GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO ) received a Buy rating from 0 analysts. Gopro Inc Cl A Cmn (NASDAQ:GPRO)'s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $312.6 Million according to 10 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $325 Million in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $305.94 Million.

by | October 20, 2017 | 20:13

About 14,220 shares traded. Blair William And Il has invested 0.03% in Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ). It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500. The electric vehicle producer reported ($1.33) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($2.00) by $0.67.

by | October 20, 2017 | 18:47

Some 400 structures, known as "gates" due to their long, rectangular shape, have been found in Harrat Khaybar, a volcanic field north of Medina. These walls are quite similar in terms of structure to others that were found around the Middle East .

by | October 20, 2017 | 18:48

Range-toppers get Audi's HD Matrix LED headlights with laser light. The luggage compartment lid finishes with an integrated active spoiler that comes out of hiding at speeds of over 120 km/h (74 mph). The auto will initially launch with the 3.0 V6 TFSI petrol engine. 0-62mph happens in a brisk 5.3 seconds, and at the top end its electronic limiter will hold you back at the familiar 155mph mark.

by | October 20, 2017 | 18:09

Even though it's been promised for many years, EUV lithography hasn't been used before in production due to the difficulty and cost of implementation. The new process will be the company's most advanced and competitive process node before the launch of 7nm EUV (Extreme Ultra Violet) technology that is expected to go live in 2018.

by | October 20, 2017 | 18:36

There's two ways Fire Emblem Warriors fans can grab the upcoming DLC . Most of the characters included in " Fire Emblem Warriors " are taken from popular titles like " Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light", " Fire Emblem Awakening ", and " Fire Emblem Fates ".