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LaFleur & Godfrey LLC Buys Shares of 32715 Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS)
- August 17, 2017

It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. Fifth Third Bancorp decreased Disney Walt Co ( DIS ) stake by 3.72% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $115.16. Investors of record on Monday, July 10th were given a dividend of $0.78 per share. Nelson Roberts Invest Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation owns 53,544 shares. (more...)
Shock and grief after mudslide in Sierra Leone kills hundreds Shock and grief after mudslide in Sierra Leone kills hundreds
- August 17, 2017

The WFP is dispersing two-week provisions of rice, grains, oil, and salt to a minimum of 7,500 #Men And Women, including heirs, their hosts, saving employees and charnel house team. "There is a need for food, water, sanitation facilities and medical assistance. Since it is still the rainy season, further flooding is also a possibility", she said. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will no longer be updated on a weekly basis PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will no longer be updated on a weekly basis
- August 17, 2017

But while updates may not be coming as frequently as they once did, Bluehole says it will "utilize the test servers for significantly longer periods of time" and still issue patches and any other fixes when necessary. "This will result in our live build being more exciting for everyone and drastically reduce the amount of unforeseen issues", the team continued. Patch notes will still be supplied and the community will be kept in the loop for new features, so fans don't have to worry there. (more...)
G Suite Gets Better Collaboration and Editing Features With the Latest Update G Suite Gets Better Collaboration and Editing Features With the Latest Update
- August 17, 2017

Among the features, the apps are getting new collaboration and organization tools, customizable templates with built-in add-ons , and enhanced search capabilities via Google Cloud Search integration. One of the templates from LegalZoom and DocuSign , for example, offers an outline for a mutual non-disclosure agreement (NDA). There's also an option to select "Only show named versions". (more...)
CCP removing EVE: Valkyrie's VR requirement with Warzone
- August 16, 2017

Yes, that means gamers with TVs/monitors will get to play with those with VR headsets . There will also be Reward Capsules that give players custimisation options. For a start a new ship class in the form of Shadow will be added to the game. The developer will also be selling the game at a discounted price close to the update for those who haven't picked up the game yet or couldn't due to the lack of a VR headset. (more...)
Amazon Echo Speakers could be launching this Diwali Amazon Echo Speakers could be launching this Diwali
- August 16, 2017

This makes sense since the time period is favored by sellers as a festive shopping season. The company is now testing two variants, the Echo and Echo Dot , with some of its employees. prices. The more advanced touchscreen-ready Echo Show is supposedly going to take a while longer to arrive. For instance, it can help you book a cab or order food, etc. (more...)
The Skaven Are Total War: Warhammer 2's Fourth Playable Race The Skaven Are Total War: Warhammer 2's Fourth Playable Race
- August 16, 2017

Today, Creative Assembly officially confirmed the fourth race to be the Skaven, who are being led by Queek Headtaker and Lord Skrolk. Okay, so we've all known this was going to happen since the initial launch trailer , but here's the official announcement at last. (more...)
Black Mirror reboot arrives to PS4, Xbox One and PC Black Mirror reboot arrives to PS4, Xbox One and PC
- August 16, 2017

The gameplay has been re-imagined and will now focus on the investigation of the nightmarish visions that protagonist David Gordon has, slowly examining his psychological distress and disintegration over the course of the story. Blood is not always thicker than water, as he'll soon find out. The game is being developed by German-based studio KING Art Games, known for The Book of Unwritten Tales and more recently The Dwarves . (more...)
Apple said to be spending $1 billion on original content in 2018 Apple said to be spending $1 billion on original content in 2018
- August 16, 2017

They will also be taking control of the programming responsibilities from the Apple Music team, the WSJ reports. Apple's ambitions around creating original content seem set to grow: The Wall Street Journal reports that it has a budget of around $1 billion to spend on creating its own programming next year. (more...)
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy File Size of 44.7 GB Revealed Uncharted: The Lost Legacy File Size of 44.7 GB Revealed
- August 16, 2017

The Lost Legacy includes access to Uncharted 4's multiplayer, so you'll have to download the new update before jumping online. You can get new skins for Nadine and Chloe who are the main characters in The Lost Legacy . Then, on August 21, Naughty Dog will host a special livestream leading up to the PlayStation Store launch of The Lost Legacy at 9pm PT. The Lost Legacy takes place in India, following Chloe and Nadine's quest to retrieve yet another ancient mystical object in what is ... (more...)
Taco Bell goes naked for breakfast; item hits menu August 31 Taco Bell goes naked for breakfast; item hits menu August 31
- August 16, 2017

This option flips the taco concept on its head thanks to a new, out-of-the-ordinary fried egg shell. Not unlike the way the fast food giant sculpted its fried chicken shells for the now unavailable Naked Chicken Chalupa . Regardless of your views on what makes a taco a taco, the egg thing rolls out nationwide on August 31. It previously developed chicken, waffle and biscuit shells. (more...)
Digital Foundry Analyzes Sonic Mania on All Platforms, Which Version Is Best? Digital Foundry Analyzes Sonic Mania on All Platforms, Which Version Is Best?
- August 16, 2017

Sonic Mania , the 2D-side scrolling blast of nostalgia for fans of Sega's lovable hedgehog, only launched August 15, but players on the Nintendo Switch have already reported a problem with the game. We'll have our full review on Sonic Mania soon, well we can't quit out of it at the moment... "In "& Knuckles" mode, you can have Knuckles follow you around just like Tails. (more...)
Destiny 2 PC open beta set for August 29 to 31 Destiny 2 PC open beta set for August 29 to 31
- August 16, 2017

The beta will support 4K, uncapped frame rates, fully adjustable graphic settings, full keyboard and mouse support. You can see it in action in the new PC beta trailer, which shows off a bit of what you can expect coming down the pipeline when the beta's available. (more...)
Rememory trailer: Peter Dinklage stars in new tech thriller Rememory trailer: Peter Dinklage stars in new tech thriller
- August 16, 2017

Sorry though, since there are no dragons or white walkers around. Rememory is out for free on Google Play on 24 August, with a release in cinemas on 8 September. This is the first instance of a movie being made available on Google's platform ahead of its theatrical release. On the movie's IMDB page, there is no indication that Google is a producer. (more...)
Instagram adds comment threads to make conversations easier Instagram adds comment threads to make conversations easier
- August 16, 2017

If you know how the current comment system is, which is where each comment is posted as a new comment to the bottom of the single thread, this new implementation is greatly appreciated. Each comment on a given post will now carry a Reply button of its very own, and clicking or tapping it will nest your comment underneath that one. There's probably a server-side switch. (more...)
TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis
- August 16, 2017

The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, February 25 by Wolfe Research. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. increased its stake in shares of TJX Companies, Inc . On average, analysts expect that TJX Companies, Inc . will post $3.89 EPS for the current year. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a $0.3125 dividend. (more...)
Samsung's new portable T5 SSD gets a speed bump Samsung's new portable T5 SSD gets a speed bump
- August 16, 2017

But according to Samsung, the T5 is faster, offering transfer speeds up to 540 megabytes per second compared to the T3's 450MBps. The 1TB model runs $400, while the high-end 2TB models is $800 - at least six times the price of a comparable mechanical model. (more...)
LockState Smart Locks Bricked, Left Stupid And Locked In OTA Update Debacle LockState Smart Locks Bricked, Left Stupid And Locked In OTA Update Debacle
- August 15, 2017

Hundreds of smart, internet-connected door locks, including many used on rented Airbnb properties, have become permanently disabled due to a faulty software update. "Dear Lockstate Customer. We notified you earlier today of a potential issue with your LS6i lock". The unfortunate downside is that these newer methods can be susceptible to technical problems like if a software update goes wrong, you might literally be left out in the cold. (more...)
(SNAP) Price Target Cut to $16.00 by Analysts at Jefferies Group LLC (SNAP) Price Target Cut to $16.00 by Analysts at Jefferies Group LLC
- August 15, 2017

They noted that the move was a valuation call. Shares of Snap ( NYSE SNAP ) opened at 12.60 on Tuesday. Investors were bracing for a selloff in the company's shares this week, as an employee blackout period lifted on Monday, allowing current staffers to sell their shares on the public markets for the first time. (more...)
Football Manager 2018 Release Date Announced Football Manager 2018 Release Date Announced
- August 15, 2017

Well get ready to do it again as SEGA has confirmed that Football Manager 2018 will be out on November 10th for PC. The year though, developer Sports Interactive are... Progress from the beta can be carried over to the full game, which is always a bonus, unless you're managing Chelsea and want to pick Diego Costa, who's too busy being whinging to the Daily Mail in his kecks. (more...)