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Instagram's New Feature Will Make Your Stories Even More Dramatic Instagram's New Feature Will Make Your Stories Even More Dramatic
- October 26, 2017

The company is adding a new Superzoom feature to its camera that lets you automatically create dramatic close-up videos. Instagram detailed the new features in a blog post . Have you ever thought to yourself 'I would love to be able to record a similar video on myself or even better still, of one of my friends in a moment when they are not looking so good?' Elsewhere in the app, Instagram also added a bunch of Halloween face filters so you can dress up your selfies for Halloween. (more...)
Sonic Forces Japanese Demo Released on Nintendo eShop Sonic Forces Japanese Demo Released on Nintendo eShop
- October 26, 2017

If you can't wait to play the Sonic OC runner, Sonic Forces , then grab a Switch and download its demo today. I'm not just being a 3D Sonic naysayer here, there's one very unusual aspect of the demo that's souring just about everybody who plays it: you can only play for a minute at a time. (more...)
$1.3M auction bid buys Albert Einstein's theory of happiness
- October 26, 2017

It is impossible to determine if the notes were a reflection of Einstein's own musings on his growing fame, said Roni Grosz, the archivist in charge of the world's largest Einstein collection, at Jerusalem's Hebrew University. The courier either refused to accept a tip, in line with local practice, or Einstein had no small change available. Two other letters Einstein wrote later were also auctioned, fetching prices of $33,600 and $9,600, per AFP . (more...)
WIC to hold trunk or treat WIC to hold trunk or treat
- October 26, 2017

The staff at Hospice of Limestone County is getting ahead of the game with a trunk-or-treat from 3:30-5:30 p.m.in the Hospice parking lot. This event has grown to over 500 children over the years. At 6:15 p.m., those contestants in kindergarten, first and second grades will be judged, while contestants in the third, fourth and fifth grades will be judged at 6:30 p.m. (more...)
Toyota Could Be Done With Diesels In Europe
- October 26, 2017

Speaking at the Tokyo Motor Show , Toyota's executive vice-president Didier Leroy said that he believes the firm is unlikely to offer diesel power on any new models from now on: "My personal opinion - and this is my personal opinion - is no, we'll not launch another diesel auto", he said. (more...)
Kristen Bell Promises More 'Veronica Mars' - and it Won't Be Crowdfunded Kristen Bell Promises More 'Veronica Mars' - and it Won't Be Crowdfunded
- October 26, 2017

The Wreck-It Ralph 2 actresses' co-star Ryan Hansen (Dick) appeared in a Facebook Live interview with IndieWire on Wednesday, and when a viewer asked the question on everyone's mind of whether or not there would be more Veronica Mars in the future, he got Bell herself on the phone. (more...)
Vodafone SuperWeek Plan of Rs Vodafone SuperWeek Plan of Rs
- October 26, 2017

Repeat purchases of the pack can be made, Vodafone said, adding that the new packs are available now. The Rs 181 tariff plan is for its 2G users, which includes unlimited calls and unlimited 2G data for 28 days. Since the launch of Reliance Jio past year, the telecom industry has been struggling for stability in prices. At the same time the average usage has also increased. (more...)
Buy LG G6 For Less If You Can Bear Amazon's Ads Buy LG G6 For Less If You Can Bear Amazon's Ads
- October 26, 2017

The online retail giant has added the LG G6 to its lineup of Prime Exclusive Phones. Under the hood, you will find Qualcomm's Snapdragon 435 chipset and 3 GB of RAM, with the 32 GB of storage expandable by up to an additional 2 TB through the microSD card slot. (more...)
XCOM 2 is free to play on Xbox Live Gold this weekend XCOM 2 is free to play on Xbox Live Gold this weekend
- October 26, 2017

On Xbox One , members can download Trackmania Turbo for free during the month of November, while Tales from the Borderlands Complete Season will be available as a free download from November 16th to December 15th. For those unfamiliar with the franchise, XCOM 2 is a turn-based strategy game, where you fight foes by moving your squad and shooting when the time is right. (more...)
Health ad teases new Eminem album Health ad teases new Eminem album
- October 26, 2017

Take a look at the background though and pay attention to the billboard for the pharmaceutical product Revival . The rapper's next album, which is said to be dropping soon , could be called " Revival ", according to clues from a viral marketing campaign for a fake drug with ties to the rapper. (more...)
AMD Launches Ryzen Mobile APUs Combining Zen And Vega For Powerhouse Laptops AMD Launches Ryzen Mobile APUs Combining Zen And Vega For Powerhouse Laptops
- October 26, 2017

As for in-game frame rates, running Full HD resolution (1,920 x 1,080) with medium details in popular MOBA League of Legends (DX9) witnessed an average frame rate of 59 fps, effectively hitting the accepted 60 fps mark for smooth gaming. Both are rated as 15W parts but have a configurable TDP of between 9W and 25W, and both support dual-channel DDR4 memory at speeds of up to 2,400MHz. (more...)
Amazon Prime members won't have to pay for 'premium' Alexa skills
- October 26, 2017

That's a lot, given that not all Echo owners even use skills, and many skills have never been installed beyond a handful of users. Bringing together two of its major offerings for the first time, Amazon has announced that all Prime members with an Alexa-enabled device now get up to six additional questions when they play Jeopardy on weekdays. (more...)
Robotic Bees taught how to dive, swim and exit water Robotic Bees taught how to dive, swim and exit water
- October 26, 2017

This resulted in the RoboBee being able to flaps its wings at 220-300Hz in air and 9-13Hz in water. From there, it swam through the water column simply by flapping its wings (albeit at a much slower rate than it did when flying, as water is 1,000 times denser than air). (more...)
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Holdings Raised by Utah Retirement Systems
- October 26, 2017

This repurchase authorization allows the pharmacy operator to repurchase up to 5.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Utah Retirement Systems' holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance were worth $13,438,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. (more...)
Auto created to travel 1000mph set for first public test Auto created to travel 1000mph set for first public test
- October 26, 2017

When it comes to the full-speed test however these tyres would simply disintegrate and so Bloodhound will actually use specially-built aluminium disc wheels. The test run in Newquay will not feature these hybrid rockets (they're still being finished in Norway), but instead will be a preliminary test of the car's jet engine and its state-of-the-art computer systems. (more...)
Got Nokia 8? Become Android 8.0 Oreo beta tester Got Nokia 8? Become Android 8.0 Oreo beta tester
- October 26, 2017

So, Nokia 8 device owners can expect to get a taste of Android Oreo (final version) by the end of November. It is a special program that lets Nokia Android phone users test the upcoming Android Oreo OS on the Nokia 8 flagship device. Yes, if you have owned the Nokia 8 smartphone recently and looking for the new Android update, just wait for a few more days to receive the official Android 8.0 Oreo update. (more...)
Robert Half International Inc. (RHI) Releases Earnings Results
- October 26, 2017

It has outperformed by 5.85% the S&P500. Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. Therefore 23% are positive. The data is represented graphically by fluctuating between a value of 0 and 100. Westpac Bk accumulated 9,003 shares or 0% of the stock. Howe Rusling holds 88 shares. (more...)
Oreo beta program for Samsung Galaxy S8 likely launching next week Oreo beta program for Samsung Galaxy S8 likely launching next week
- October 26, 2017

Several Samsung devices have recently been updated to the current October Android security patch and the latest to join the party is the Galaxy A3 2016 . Accompanying this update are fixes to up to 215 vulnerabilities found in the Android OS alongside six others found in Samsung's own software that runs on top of the stock software. (more...)
Xiaomi is launching a selfie centric series in India on November 2
- October 26, 2017

Furthermore, Xiaomi is holding its first MIUI conference on November 7 in New Delhi. Xiaomi is considering to roll out faster software updates to the Indian consumers, considering the importance of software in a smartphone. The one which left out if the Mi Note series. As far as the teaser hints, it could be the Mi Note 3 that was launched alongside the Mi MIX 2 in September. (more...)
Mosaic Family Wealth LLC Sells 3471 Shares of American Express Company (AXP) Mosaic Family Wealth LLC Sells 3471 Shares of American Express Company (AXP)
- October 26, 2017

The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $16.92. 2,597,588 shares of the company's stock traded hands. It has outperformed by 5.71% the S&P500. Sumitomo Mitsui, a Japan-based fund reported 2.32 million shares. American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a global services company. (more...)