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Senate to confirm Buhari's CBN nominees Senate to confirm Buhari's CBN nominees
- March 14, 2018

ABUJA-THE Senate, yesterday, made U-turn on its earlier position not to screen nominees for Central Bank of Nigeria , CBN, Board. It could be recalled the Committee was reported to have put off its January meeting due to its inability to form a quorum, as a result of the Senate's refusal to confirm nominees for the 12-man Committee.‎. (more...)
E3 2018: Microsoft Readies Biggest E3 Showing Ever E3 2018: Microsoft Readies Biggest E3 Showing Ever
- March 14, 2018

Stay tuned to Xbox Wire for an update in April. YouTuber Rand al Thor posted an image of Ybarra's new and improved Avatar on Twitter . Those who have been following the development of the new avatars will remember that the improved feature was revealed previous year during E3 with Microsoft saying that the enhanced avatar creation system would be available by the end of 2017 for some users. (more...)
Sega Genesis Collection spotted for PS4, Xbox One Sega Genesis Collection spotted for PS4, Xbox One
- March 14, 2018

Sega has accidentally revealed that it is planning to release a new Sega Genesis Classics collection for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. A trailer for a presumably forthcoming SEGA Genesis Collection was posted today before being quickly taken down. (more...)
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ launched with improved performance Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ launched with improved performance
- March 14, 2018

The key improvements on the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B + are its processor and networking capabilities. Originally launched out of a desire to teach children how to code, the Raspberry Pi has found more of a home as a hobbyist device, where people have used it to make everything from Kodi media centres to retro gaming consoles. (more...)
All-new 2019 Toyota RAV4 teased All-new 2019 Toyota RAV4 teased
- March 14, 2018

Currently Australia's third most popular SUV behind the Mazda CX-5 and Hyundai Tucson, the next RAV4 will sit on the latest TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) platform that underpins the current Camry , C-HR and Prius , as well as the upcoming Corolla revealed at Geneva this month. (more...)
Windows 10 SDK Preview build 17115 is now available Windows 10 SDK Preview build 17115 is now available
- March 14, 2018

We fixed an issue where post-install at the first user-prompted reboot or shutdown, a small number of devices experienced a scenario wherein the OS fails to load properly and might have entered a reboot loop state. This update includes quality improvements. More Windows 10 users will benefit from the fixes, too, because many of those previously blocked from installing Windows security updates due to potential compatibility issues with some antivirus apps ( identified earlier this year ) will ... (more...)
Google Assistant Now Available on iPads Google Assistant Now Available on iPads
- March 14, 2018

With it being time for iPads to receive this update, it seems a little too late Google pushed this out but nevertheless some iPad owners are probably happy to see a different assistant than Siri. Other than that, it should be the same Assistant you know and love, capable of controlling your smart home, checking weather, calendar events, plus everything else. (more...)
AMP Capital Investors Ltd Has $271.19 Million Position in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)
- March 14, 2018

The stock increased 0.27% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $334. The total dollar value of all 41.47 million outstanding shares is 4.05 billion. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group set a $103.00 price objective on Microsoft and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, February 1st. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, July 22 by Deutsche Bank. (more...)
Honda X-Blade 160 launched at Rs 78500 Honda X-Blade 160 launched at Rs 78500
- March 14, 2018

Notably, its price is Rs 3,859 lesser than compared to CB Hornet 160R , which was priced at Rs 82,359 (ex-showroom). "Armed with more style, Honda's tried and tested HET 160cc engine, and superior technology, X-Blade creates a new benchmark with several segment-first features in its class and that too at an attractive price", said Yadvinder Singh Guleria , Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing, HMSI at the launch of the X-Blade. (more...)
Women in Microsoft filed 238 internal discrimination complaints between 2010 and 2016 Women in Microsoft filed 238 internal discrimination complaints between 2010 and 2016
- March 14, 2018

For example, after investigating more than a hundred complaints of gender discrimination, Microsoft concluded that only one was "founded". Women at Microsoft working in US-based technical jobs filed 238 internal complaints about gender discrimination or sexual harassment between 2010 and 2016, according to court filings made public on Monday. (more...)
Tirreno-Adriatico: Britain's Adam Yates wins stage five Tirreno-Adriatico: Britain's Adam Yates wins stage five
- March 14, 2018

The leading riders all had to deal with a damp course, with early finisher Rohan Dennis ( BMC Racing ) taking stage victory in a time of 11 minutes and 14 seconds - 20 seconds quicker than Kwiatkowski. Team Sky's Welshman, though, regained contact and lost no further time on general classification and finished Monday's stage fourth overall just 6sec behind third-placed Mikel Landa ( Movistar ). (more...)
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 sells 500000 copies in under a week Warhammer: Vermintide 2 sells 500000 copies in under a week
- March 13, 2018

Other launch stats include 204 million minutes watched on Twitch, and 50 billion enemies eliminated. CEO Martin Wahlund said that the team had this figure in mind as one of their goals, but have reached it much faster than anticipated. As the game title says, Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is a visually stunning and groundbreaking melee action game, bringing a first-person co-op game to another level. (more...)
Wolfenstein 2: The Deeds of Captain Wilkins DLC Drops Today Wolfenstein 2: The Deeds of Captain Wilkins DLC Drops Today
- March 13, 2018

Find out why Wolfenstein II was one of the best PC games of 2017 . This expansion brings US Army hero Captain Gerald Wilkins into battle on a mission to a Nazi-occupied Alaska. In this episode of DLC, players will once again be tasked with killing a lot of Nazis, this time playing as Captain Wilkins, a renowned U.S. Army veteran. (more...)
Betting On Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) ?
- March 13, 2018

The company reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.92 by $0.02. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.71 million shares versus an average volume of 1.54 million shares during last trading session. (more...)
State of Decay 2 With Zombie Latex Mask But No Game Revealed State of Decay 2 With Zombie Latex Mask But No Game Revealed
- March 13, 2018

Hopefully the game will be a polished experience when it launches in a few months. Last week, Undead Labs finally revealed State of Decay 2's new release date , and also showed off two editions of the game that players can pick up - Standard and Ultimate. (more...)
Apple's 29th WWDC developer conference scheduled to begin June 4th Apple's 29th WWDC developer conference scheduled to begin June 4th
- March 13, 2018

That's because Apple is expected to introduce universal apps that would run across Macs, iPhones and iPads. Apple has reportedly shelved many exciting features intended for iOS 12 , including a home screen redesign and several app tweaks. (more...)
Shahid Kapoor to play Manoj Kumar's role in Woh Kaun Thi remake? Shahid Kapoor to play Manoj Kumar's role in Woh Kaun Thi remake?
- March 13, 2018

Prernaa Arora's KriArj has mastered itself on how to serve a content-driven film with the commercial touch. The actor is now shooting for " Batti Gul Meter Chalu " and looks like the actor has actor bagged in one more film with Prernaa Arora's production house. (more...)
Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT Adds Vayne from FFXII Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT Adds Vayne from FFXII
- March 13, 2018

Today, the Japanese publisher has commented on the game's current development state in a fresh job ad . The job listing was translated by Siliconera and is seeking an "active core member" for Final Fantasy 7 Remake who can "increase its quality another step higher". (more...)
Vu calls Xiaomi low-end brand; Claims Sony, Sharp are real competitors Vu calls Xiaomi low-end brand; Claims Sony, Sharp are real competitors
- March 13, 2018

While the 32-inch Mi TV 4A has been launched at a price of Rs 13,999 the bigger 43-inch version of the Mi TV 4A will cost buyers in India Rs 22,999. The models have been competitively priced to compete with Mi TV 4 series that was launched in India recently. (more...)
Large-Cap Stocks Mostly Lower on Monday, Tech Stocks Gain Large-Cap Stocks Mostly Lower on Monday, Tech Stocks Gain
- March 13, 2018

Economists had expected a gain of 200,000 jobs. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 0.2% after closing at a record on Friday. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 96 points to 25,456.00, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index futures rose 9.45 points to 2,798.00. (more...)