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BlackBerry Priv support ends BlackBerry Priv support ends
- December 16, 2017

This means that, until 2020, owners of now-ageing BlackBerry mobes will be able to download apps from the BB10 app store, although the firm hasn't clarified whether it will continue to ply devices with updates and patches. If there is any security loophole, then the phone will receive the required update. This week, it announced the Priv will no longer receive monthly security updates, essentially telling its current users that it's time to move on to something new. (more...)
Yet Another Patent Shows Foldable Surface Yet Another Patent Shows Foldable Surface
- December 16, 2017

The patent details several methods Microsoft are looking into for keeping a continuous display running across two OLED panels, for each half of the folding screen, in addition to references to a "Surlink" connector, which could be the Surface connector, and a method for including a USB-C port. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz B-Class spied Mercedes-Benz B-Class spied
- December 16, 2017

The G-Class is now bigger than before and this means more interior room, indeed front and rear legroom is up by 38mm and 150mm, respectively. It is not only by far the passenger auto model series with the longest production run in the history of Mercedes-Benz, but also the forefather of all SUVs to bear the three- pointed star. (more...)
The Purrfect Palicos in Monster Hunter The Purrfect Palicos in Monster Hunter
- December 16, 2017

Well you won't have to wait long in order to play a second beta also taking place later this month. Following the beta last week , exclusively for PlayStation Plus owners, this beta will be available to all PS4 owners, including multiplayer lobbies. (more...)
Microsoft will bundle PUBG with Xbox One X next week Microsoft will bundle PUBG with Xbox One X next week
- December 16, 2017

Apparently over a million players have jumped into the XB1 version in the first 2 days, which is pretty darn impressive. And while that version is set to be in an early access period for a little while longer, that didn't stop one million Xbox One owners from logging into the game in the first 48 hours since it went live. (more...)
Google Flights wants to help you plan cheaper holidays Google Flights wants to help you plan cheaper holidays
- December 16, 2017

All this will eventually help you avoid the busy dates and get the hotels at an affordable charge. With Google Flights , the company is leveraging machine learning technology to analyze historical price data to inform you as to when it's the best time to book a flight . (more...)
Data miners uncover a Red Dead Redemption 2 mission in GTA Data miners uncover a Red Dead Redemption 2 mission in GTA
- December 16, 2017

The Doomsday Heist is also GTA Online's Title Update 1.42, and contains a swathe of changes and new content alongside the heist itself. Time will tell what 2018 holds for the future of GTA Online but with with Rockstars' newest game; Red Dead Redemption 2 slated to come out early next year, some are left wondering if this will be the last major update to this now 4 year old title. (more...)
What the Technicals Say About Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- December 15, 2017

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . has a twelve month low of $9.42 and a twelve month high of $15.65. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $91. Ibm Retirement Fund holds 0.03% or 12,225 shares. Sanctuary Wealth Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . (more...)
New Pinch Day Sale: Best mobile deals on Flipkart New Pinch Day Sale: Best mobile deals on Flipkart
- December 15, 2017

Other smartphones that are getting discounts are the HTC U Ultra (available at Rs. 28,999), Samsung Galaxy S7 (available at Rs. 29,990) after getting a discount of Rs. The mobile offers at Rs 37,999 on various days. The 5.2-inch screen variant of Moto G5 smartphones is available at a direct discount of Rs6,000, additional 10% discount on HDFC Bank credit/debit cards and Rs10,000 on exchange with older smartphones. (more...)
Boston Scientific's (BSX) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets
- December 15, 2017

Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)[ Trend Analysis ] price per shares knocked down -0.35% to $25.62 with volume of 10.49 Million. Acrospire Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of Boston Scientific by 157.3% in the 2nd quarter. (more...)
Technical Indicators under Review - Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC)
- December 15, 2017

Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd who had been investing in Ares Cap Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.83B market cap company. On their own, these margins do not tell much of a story, but they are very useful when compared to past periods or to competitor firms in the same industry. (more...)
Resident Evil 7 Gold Edition Launches with Free DLC Resident Evil 7 Gold Edition Launches with Free DLC
- December 15, 2017

For months, Capcom has been teasing Resident Evil 7 fans with glimpses of the game's final pieces of DLC , the End of Zoe and Not A Hero expansions. The belabored " Not a Hero " DLC is now available for free, as well, if you want to jump into the shoes of a returning series veteran. Season pass owners receive both, as do those who opt for the game's Gold Edition-which also comes with the previously released Banned Footage portions of additional content. (more...)
Apple imagined a version of Siri that can whisper responses to you Apple imagined a version of Siri that can whisper responses to you
- December 15, 2017

Since many questions you might ask Siri could indeed be of a personal nature, a version of the popular virtual assistant that can intelligently adapt to the user's situation could be useful to many. It's important to note that the patent isn't simply talking about reducing the volume of Siri's response when it detects that the user is whispering - Siri (or something like it) would actually respond with a whisper of its own. (more...)
Apple iMac Pro Ram Cannot Be Upgraded By DIY Apple iMac Pro Ram Cannot Be Upgraded By DIY
- December 15, 2017

The iMac Pro is now available to purchase online, with orders shipping beginning late December, but customers who want to see the new device in the flesh will have to wait a little longer. It features an all-new thermal architecture, because of which, iMac Pro can deliver up to 80% more cooling capacity. iMac Pro also comes with four microphones with beamforming technology, a new 1080p FaceTime HD camera with enhanced low-light performance, and new speakers that are up to 50% louder. (more...)
Resident Evil 7 Gold Edition gets a launch video Resident Evil 7 Gold Edition gets a launch video
- December 15, 2017

Not A Hero , on the other hand, stars series veteran Chris Redfield who enters the fold in the immediate aftermath of the base game's Ethan Winters' tale. During gameplay, players will assume the role of a woodsman character and face off against new enemies while exploring a swamp-fill area. End of Zoe is included in Gold Edition or available to download as an update if you are a Season Pass owner. (more...)
Destiny 2 The Dawning release date confirmed Destiny 2 The Dawning release date confirmed
- December 15, 2017

Aside from enjoying a brisk snowfall in Destiny 2's public spaces (somebody get poor Sweeperbot a shovel), Bungie's revealed four big facets of The Dawning so far. Not unlike Christmas, The Dawning is based on the idea of gift giving and games - however, this is focused more on celebrating the Light that fuels Guardians. (more...)
Synaptics began production podarennyh fingerprint scanner Synaptics began production podarennyh fingerprint scanner
- December 15, 2017

The product line includes fingerprint sensors embedded in display panels which "magically activate in the display only when needed", according to the company's press release. As said above, Clear ID allows users to unlock a phone with by simply touching the screen. Analyst Patrick Moorhead got a chance to experience a pre-production Vivo smartphone equipped with a Synaptics' in-display fingerprint sensor called Clear ID. (more...)
Microsoft says 2 lakh Indian firms using its cloud service Microsoft says 2 lakh Indian firms using its cloud service
- December 15, 2017

The agreement will involve joint work between both companies in identifying innovative solutions for the energy industry based on cloud computing, artificial intelligence, IoT, big data, mixed reality and other technologies, the companies said in a release. (more...)
SunTrust Banks Inc (STI) Net Revenue Surprises Analysts
- December 15, 2017

Cypress Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability (Wy) invested in 0% or 1,300 shares. The fund owned 323,640 shares of the financial services provider's stock after selling 143,105 shares during the period. On Wednesday, October 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Wunderlich to "Buy". Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its position in SunTrust Banks by 3,033.8% during the second quarter. (more...)
Amazon will begin selling Chromecast and Apple TV again Amazon will begin selling Chromecast and Apple TV again
- December 15, 2017

Amazon Video still doesn't support exactly support Chromecast , for one, and the second reason is a bit more complex. The products are not yet available for sale, but should be shortly, Amazon said . Last week Alphabet-owned Google pulled YouTube from several of Amazon's devices. If it happens, it would be great news for consumers, who in perpetuity, are stuck in a dilemma about which of the 2 devices to invest in - Chromecast or Fire TV Stick. (more...)