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Apple greenlights new Reese Witherspoon-backed comedy series starring Kristen Wiig Apple greenlights new Reese Witherspoon-backed comedy series starring Kristen Wiig
- January 17, 2018

Colleen McGuinness created the show and will serve as showrunner and executive producer. Sittenfeld will serve as consulting producer. She and Jennifer Aniston will also star in a now untitled morning show drama for the streamer, and she will executive produce " Are You Sleeping ", co-produced by Chernin Entertainment with Octavia Spencer attached to star. (more...)
Fortnite Battle Royale May Become the Biggest Game in the West Fortnite Battle Royale May Become the Biggest Game in the West
- January 17, 2018

This translated into 1.3 million concurrent players enjoying the game at once. Still, the game studio is open to ideas, and given the increasing popularity and player count for " Fortnite: Battle Royale ", this might come eventually, perhaps even sooner than expected. (more...)
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (PBR) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
- January 17, 2018

It has outperformed by 22.86% the S&P500. Pillar Pacific Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Marathon Oil Corp (MRO) by 31.31% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Its up 0.17, from 0.7 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 38 investors sold MRO shares while 190 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 157 raised stakes. (more...)
Google's Project Fi now caps data bills at $60 Google's Project Fi now caps data bills at $60
- January 17, 2018

If you are on a group plan, the bill protection kicks in at different levels, depending on how many people are on your plan. Google is now getting in on the action with what is in essence an unlimited data option for its Project Fi MVNO service . (more...)
The North American International Auto Show The North American International Auto Show
- January 17, 2018

All three had been unveiled by 9:30 a.m. of the show's opening Monday. The Volkswagen Jetta is the brand's best-selling vehicle in the USA, and this year, it's all new with a more spacious cabin, updated styling, and a more premium interior. (more...)
Overwatch Blizzard World Map Opens Next Week Overwatch Blizzard World Map Opens Next Week
- January 17, 2018

The grand opening of the Blizzard World map in Overwatch will be taking place next week, following the map's announcement alongside the addition of latest hero Moira during Blizzcon back in November. Furthermore, standard skins will be added to the year round loot box rotation. It's a sumptuous celebration of Blizzard's accomplishments, wrapped up in one of the best competitive shooters in recent years. (more...)
New Cryptocurrency Sets Sights on Changing the Game Industry New Cryptocurrency Sets Sights on Changing the Game Industry
- January 17, 2018

In addition, Robot Cache's revolutionary digital resale market allows developers and publishers to set resale pricing and earn 70% of the resale proceeds. When it launched in the second quarter of this year, Robot Cache says it will be a "full-featured and live platform" offering "the latest and greatest video games". (more...)
Google, Coursera launch course to create entry-level IT jobs Google, Coursera launch course to create entry-level IT jobs
- January 17, 2018

This IT Support Professional Certificate is designed and taught by Google professionals. Google and Coursera have joined hands to offer a one-of-its-kind certificate course to help ready students with no prior experience for entry-level jobs in the information technology sector. (more...)
JJ Abrams Sci-Fi Drama Series Shopped to Apple, HBO JJ Abrams Sci-Fi Drama Series Shopped to Apple, HBO
- January 17, 2018

The company has also reached a deal with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and Comcast's NBCUniversal television production unit to make new episodes of ' Amazing Stories ', a science fiction and horror anthology series that ran in the 1980s. (more...)
Why Google Won't Search for Art Look-Alikes in Some States Why Google Won't Search for Art Look-Alikes in Some States
- January 17, 2018

The Google Arts & Culture app is part of the Google Cultural Institute, which provides information about artists, scientists and historical figures from 1,000 institutions worldwide. Since Monday, social media has been clogged with people posting their museum-portrait doppelgängers with a mixture of delight and disgust. Although all users can download and use the Google Arts & Culture app, the new feature is now available in the U.S. (more...)
Democrats Flip State Senate Seat in Wisconsin Democrats Flip State Senate Seat in Wisconsin
- January 17, 2018

Republicans have flipped four seats from blue to red - two in the Republican-trending Deep South, one in New Jersey, and one in MA. Every county in the northwest district voted for Trump past year, and. Schachtner's victory doesn't change the balance of power in the Senate. Schachtner, the chief medical examiner in Wisconsin's St. Croix County, won in the state's 10th Senate district, which voted heavily for President Trump and Republican nominee Mitt Romney in the past two presidential ... (more...)
Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will return in 2019, packing over 700 horsepower Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will return in 2019, packing over 700 horsepower
- January 17, 2018

The last GT500, built during model years 2013 and 2014, had a 5.8-liter supercharged V8 that produced 662 hp and 631 pound-feet of torque, as well as a claimed top speed of 200 miles per hour. Developed by Ford Performance, the Mustang Shelby GT500 is said to feature "new innovative track technologies [and] performance hardware". Ford really has no choice than to offer more than 700 horsepower, considering its arch-rival, Chevrolet, offers the Camaro ZL1 with 650 hp, while Dodge gives its ... (more...)
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Shares Sold by Prudential Financial Inc Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Shares Sold by Prudential Financial Inc
- January 17, 2018

The stock increased 0.31% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $48.05. Moreover, Center Coast Capital Advisors Lp has 5.02% invested in the company for 4.57 million shares. 108.81 million shares or 5.16% more from 103.47 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The third largest holder is Baillie Gifford & Co, which now holds $8.6 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 1.84% of its market capitalization. (more...)
Ubisoft Developer Teases Nintendo Switch Announcement Ubisoft Developer Teases Nintendo Switch Announcement
- January 17, 2018

Promises of "a new interactive experience" suggests this will be more than a software announcement , and many are wondering if the console could be about to receive a new accessory. Indie nostalgia-fest Saturday Morning RPG is coming to the Nintendo Switch . It's also been announced for PS4 and Xbox One. Although the game will launch as a digital download, Limited Run Games will be producing a physical copy of the title, which will be available to order exclusively from their website . (more...)
Microsoft Reportedly Working On New Xbox Elite Controller Microsoft Reportedly Working On New Xbox Elite Controller
- January 17, 2018

It also appears to be chargable inside a carrying case, making it ideal for taking your controller to a friend's house and being ready for it to go in a game. Overall, it looks like the new Xbox Elite Controller improves upon its 2015 predecessor while keeping most of the same basic features. This makes sense, since Microsoft previously filed a patent for an adjustable lock design for its controllers, though it didn't note whether it would be a general improvement for them at the time. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime launched in India: Price, specifications, and more Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime launched in India: Price, specifications, and more
- January 17, 2018

It will have a few unique features such as letting users use an image of a particular phone and search for it online across different ecommerce sites, like Amazon , Flipkart and others. The company has not revealed the operating system of the smartphone but it is expected that it will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. It will be possible to avail no-cost EMI offers on selected bank debit/credit cards. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition Launched Samsung Galaxy Note 8 PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition Launched
- January 17, 2018

In order to commemorate the Winter Olympic games, the limited edition Galaxy Note 8 will feature a "shiny white" back. Samsung is also customizing the S Pen with white and gold accents that match the overall Winter theme of the device. The smartphone is powered by Exynos 8895 octa-core chipset coupled with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU and 6GB RAM. Samsung also had another variant of the Olympics Edition - Rio Olympics 2016 Galaxy S7 Edge Limited Edition. (more...)
Limited Land Rover Defender Works V8 launched with 400bhp Limited Land Rover Defender Works V8 launched with 400bhp
- January 17, 2018

In celebration of Land Rover's 70th anniversary, the British brand has unveiled a limited-edition, high-performance version of the now-defunct Defender SUV. If you already own a Defender, but can't afford to splash out on the full Works model, Land Rover Classic has also announced that it'll soon be offering upgrades for Defenders inspired by the new limited-edition vehicle. (more...)
New Android spyware can steal data in many ways New Android spyware can steal data in many ways
- January 17, 2018

It is capable of turning infected smartphones into recording devices based on their location they are in and can steal WhatsApp messages when they are unencrypted on the devices themselves. "As a result of the long-term development process, there are multiple, exceptional capabilities: usage of multiple exploits for gaining root privileges, a complex payload structure, never-before-seen surveillance features such as recording surrounding audio in specified locations", they noted. (more...)
Vivo X20 Plus UD Spotted on TENNA Vivo X20 Plus UD Spotted on TENNA
- January 17, 2018

The Vivo in-display fingerprint scanner smartphone which didn't have an official name till now is listed as the Vivo X20 Plus UD. During the CES 2018, there was one of the best features which made every other smartphone company to look at it as VIVO displayed its new fingerprint sensor under the display. (more...)