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Facebook launches messenger for kids Facebook launches messenger for kids
- December 05, 2017

Facebook says it isn't using Messenger Kids to target users with ads; the app is free and there are no in-app purchases. Currently, the reason for the downtime is not known. Users were presented with the message "chat is now unavailable". Our team is working to resolve this. The issue appeared to affect users all over the planet, with thousands of users reporting the fault according to the Down Detector website , which logs reports of online service failures. (more...)
Global Police Dismantle Andromeda Botnet
- December 05, 2017

Praising the cooperation between private and public organisations, Steven Wilson, head of EC3, said: "This is another example of worldwide law enforcement working together with industry partners to tackle the most significant cyber criminals and the dedicated infrastructure they use to distribute malware on a global scale". (more...)
Honor 7X For India to be Launched Today; Price, Specs and More Honor 7X For India to be Launched Today; Price, Specs and More
- December 05, 2017

The Honor 7X has a dual rear camera setup which includes a 16-megapixel primary sensor with LED Flash, PDAF and a secondary 2-megapixel sensor. The Honor 7X is available in China in three variants - one with 32GB of internal storage for CNY 1,299 (approximately Rs 12,900), one with 64GB of internal storage for CNY 1,699 (approximately Rs 16,800) and one with 128GB of internal storage for CNY 1,999 ( approximately Rs 19,800). (more...)
OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition unveiled to rule the galaxy OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition unveiled to rule the galaxy
- December 05, 2017

December is a big month for Star Wars fans, with the release of Star Wars : The Last Jedi happening December 15. Touted to be the Style Shell Moto Mods , the upcoming Star Wars Limited Edition Moto Mods basically are a removable back cover for Motorola smartphones. (more...)
Lamborghini Urus Appears On Video Lamborghini Urus Appears On Video
- December 05, 2017

Produced at its Sant'Agata Bolognese headquarters in Italy, Lamborghini believes the model could double its annual sales volumes, which stood at 3,457 past year. Packing a 641bhp 4.0-litre V8 twin-turbo engine mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox, the Urus can hit 62mph from standstill in just 3.6 seconds, and go on to 189mph, making it the fastest SUV in the world. (more...)
God Of War's Release Date Has Been Leaked On Chile's PlayStation Store God Of War's Release Date Has Been Leaked On Chile's PlayStation Store
- December 05, 2017

Store) may have briefly leaked the official God Of War release date , March 22, 2018, before reverting back to December 31, 2018 a few hours later. Considering that the last new two titles - God of War 3 on the PS3 and God of War : Ascension had freebies such as boxer shorts, it's odd to see the lack of any incentives this time around. (more...)
Fun Fact: First text message was sent 25-years-ago Fun Fact: First text message was sent 25-years-ago
- December 05, 2017

The message was quite simple: "Merry Christmas" - and it was not abbreviated to 'Xmas'. Apparently, "back in the day", mobile phones did not have keypads, so Papaworth typed the first ever message on a PC. "And that's a real challenge for us in the new era". As of June 2017, more than 781 billion text messages are sent every month . Papworth's first message truly celebrated the holiday season. (more...)
Secret of Mana PS4 limited quantity physical edition announced for the Americas Secret of Mana PS4 limited quantity physical edition announced for the Americas
- December 05, 2017

Square Enix has announced they're teaming up with GameStop to produce a Retail Edition for the Secret of Mana remake in "limited quantities". In addition to the limited number, the physical version will only be available at Gamestop in the United States and EB Games in Canada. (more...)
Johns Hopkins physics professor shares in $3 million award Johns Hopkins physics professor shares in $3 million award
- December 05, 2017

Bennett was awarded the $3 million prize, to be shared by his team, at a ceremony in Palo Alto, Calif. "Chuck and his WMAP team's discoveries are both galactic and humbling in their significance for science and humanity". The WMAP researchers were therefore not the only people to be recognized at today's ceremony, which was hosted by Morgan Freeman and featured appearances by actors Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher and hip-hop artist Wiz Khalifa , among other celebrities. (more...)
Xiaomi Reportedly Aiming for a $50 Billion IPO in 2018
- December 05, 2017

The company has surpassed Micromax and Sony. Founded in 2010, Xiaomi rose rapidly to become a leading producer of smartphones for the Chinese market, and branched out into household appliances like air purifiers and smart water filters. (more...)
Today Sangamo Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SGMO) Reported Decrease in Shorted Shares
- December 05, 2017

Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its stake in Sangamo Therapeutics by 6.8% during the second quarter. The company's stock had a trading volume of 2,830,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,355,525. Among 10 analysts covering Sangamo Biosciences (NASDAQ:SGMO), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. It has outperformed by 13.08% the S&P500. Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc ., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on translating ground-breaking science into genomic ... (more...)
Epic Games lawsuit over Fortnite cheats ends in settlement
- December 05, 2017

Now, according to court documents, the first of those lawsuits has been settled and before Epic Games moves on to the next one, it has a message for the mother of the defendant. Accused of copyright infringement and breach of contract, the 14-year-old gamer is now strictly prohibited from injecting unauthorized computer code into the game under threat of financial punishment. (more...)
Attack on Titan 2 Gets Release Date for March 2018 Attack on Titan 2 Gets Release Date for March 2018
- December 05, 2017

You'll also be able to create your very own custom Scout in A.O.T. 2, to experience the story from both seasons of the Attack on Titan anime from a new perspective. Koei Tecmo also revealed that the Scouts could replenish their gas, blades and other supplies at the base. Some bases also serve as safe havens as they are equipped with automated artillery towers that attack Titans. (more...)
Target launches a mobile wallet in its Android and iOS apps Target launches a mobile wallet in its Android and iOS apps
- December 05, 2017

The feature works like this: you open Wallet inside a Target store, scan any coupon barcodes, and then scan your Wallet barcode at the register to pay with your REDcard (which you upload beforehand). A Walmart executive told Bloomberg last month that Walmart Pay is enrolling tens of thousands of new users a day and should soon surpass the usage of Apple Pay in the U.S.in terms of use by shoppers in stores where they're accepted. (more...)
Mega Man 11 & Mega Man Legacy Collections coming to Switch Mega Man 11 & Mega Man Legacy Collections coming to Switch
- December 05, 2017

During a livestream celebrating the 30th anniversary of Mega Man , Capcom announced that the Mega Man X Collection is coming to current-gen systems, meaning you will be able to play a whole lot more Mega Man games on Xbox One soon (via Kotaku ). (more...)
Google posts details about Android's December security update Google posts details about Android's December security update
- December 05, 2017

This might not be too interesting to most, but there are patches for the framework, media framework, kernels, and system areas of the OS. This issue has been fixed and Google also notes that there is no report that a consumer has been affected by this issue. (more...)
Mega Man 11 Confirmed For Switch In 2018 Mega Man 11 Confirmed For Switch In 2018
- December 04, 2017

Capcom is finally going all out for a Mega Man anniversary. It was noted on the Capcom stream that the backgrounds are all hand painted, making each level look absolutely attractive. The only real detail we have now is that Mega Man's armor will change with the equipped weapon - a thing I really dig as it's kind of like a combination of the X series armor upgrades and the original mainline series sensibility. (more...)
Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) PT Raised to $64.00
- December 04, 2017

It has underperformed by 15.21% the S&P500. Bernard Selz decreased its stake in Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (HLX) by 25% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ: AMAT ) for 149,147 shares. Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) was raised too. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.64 in 2017Q1. (more...)
Thompson Investment Management Inc. Cuts Holdings in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
- December 04, 2017

The SI to Nike Incorporated's float is 2.54%. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) on December 1, 2017 saw a modest increase, closing the day at $84.17, or a increase of $0.09 or (0.11%).Volume levels spiked and MSFT actually managed a breakout which translated to 29.39 million shares changing hands on the day. (more...)
LMR Partners LLP Reduces Holdings in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)
- December 04, 2017

The stock decreased 1.51% or $3.03 during the last trading session, reaching $197.68. About 429,528 shares traded. Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) has risen 21.48% since December 4, 2016 and is uptrending. New England Inv Retirement Gp owns 1,635 shares. Tower Research Limited Liability Company (Trc) stated it has 121 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA) was raised too. (more...)