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Teenager filmed setting dog on fire with aerosol can and lighter Teenager filmed setting dog on fire with aerosol can and lighter
- August 31, 2017

At one point in the video she appears to touch the dog with the flame and the animal rushes away. The two juveniles involved, a 13 and a 14-year-old girl, haven't faced any charges yet. 'We did find some small sign of injury, consistent of singed fur, ' Sgt. Posten continued. Police have not yet announced whether the young girls face formal charges, as the district attorney's office will ultimately decide that after the investigation is complete. (more...)
Moto X4 Booth Spotted in Berlin Moto X4 Booth Spotted in Berlin
- August 31, 2017

Unlike the previous fifth generation of "Moto G5" series, Moto G5s Plus comes in single RAM+storage configuration. The 12MP rear shooter will feature dual pixel autofocus, f/2.0 aperture and 1.4µm pixel size, while the other 8MP ultra-wide sensor will feature f/2.2 aperture, 1.12µm pixel size and 120° field of view. (more...)
Know who 'liked' you with 'Tinder Gold' service Know who 'liked' you with 'Tinder Gold' service
- August 31, 2017

Unlike the normal Tinder platform, Tinder Gold is a premium service that requires payment to be used. We are excited to roll out Tinder Gold to iOS users worldwide, starting on August 29th. And when you're going through the profiles, a gold heart will pop up to show that a person has already liked you . The feature will allow subscribers to navigate to a grid of users who have already indicated that they like you . (more...)
Andy Rubin apologizes for Essential's Andy Rubin apologizes for Essential's "humiliating" customer data leak
- August 31, 2017

But for a number of customers, the wait has become even more frustrating as Andy Rubin's company has unwittingly leaked the personal details of an unknown number of customers, which include drivers licenses, home addresses, passports, credit card statements, and telephone numbers. (more...)
Nest Thermostat E is company's first under Alphabet Nest Thermostat E is company's first under Alphabet
- August 31, 2017

The Thermostat E comes in at $169, a fair chunk of change cheaper than the $249 Learning model, but the good news is that it won't be skimping on numerous features. The Thermostat E, meanwhile, is meant to blend in. The Nest thermostat wants to shake off its reputation as a high-tech luxury item. The design of this thermostat has been made in a way that the users can simply buy it and forget while it has all the benefits coming with intelligence. (more...)
Watch the LG V30 launch right here Watch the LG V30 launch right here
- August 31, 2017

Taking the pro-level use cases a step further, LG has partnered with Graphy to teach users how to become comfortable with the capable manual photography mode. Sound is automatically adjusted for wired audio devices like headphones that have a high impedance, and you can choose between several sound presets - like enhanced, detailed, and live - switch the digital filter between short, sharp, and slow, and individually adjust the balance of the left and right channels. (more...)
AI assistants Cortana and Alexa collaborating for first time AI assistants Cortana and Alexa collaborating for first time
- August 31, 2017

Windows 10 users will be able to access Alexa via Cortana on their PC, followed by Android and iOS "in the future". Alexa and Cortana will be able to talk to each other starting later this year . Editor's Remarks: Amazon has been working hard to tie in its voice-controlled digital assistant Alexa with other businesses, most recently with U.S. (more...)
Super Meat Boy Forever lives! Super Meat Boy Forever lives!
- August 31, 2017

Now what's different: Meat Boy and Bandage Girl have a little baby named Nugget (awww). But it isn't long before Dr. Fetus shows up once again, knocking them out and kidnapping the youngling. Of course, the levels themselves are still filled with treachery, with everything from explosive trips to enormous buzzsaws (man, Dr. Fetus is diabolical) that you'll need to avoid. (more...)
Shovel Knight: King of Cards Confirmed for 2018 Shovel Knight: King of Cards Confirmed for 2018
- August 31, 2017

It will launch in 2018. King of Cards is a prequel that will tell the story of how King Knight ascended to the throne. With a high flying spin and a boisterous bash, he can crash through all who would dare stand in his way! Does King Knight have what it takes to become a ruler? Maybe he can pick it up along the way on this quirky quest! Lastly, the game will also feature a card minigame of some sort that looks like Final Fantasy 9's Tetra card game. (more...)
Smartphone market to grow at 3.3% CAGR to 2021 - IDC Smartphone market to grow at 3.3% CAGR to 2021 - IDC
- August 30, 2017

Growth at the high end from brands such as OPPO , Vivo and Huawei have also led to a 17 percent increase in average selling price (ASP) within the region, showing that the high end has more room to grow. The iPhone is likely to give the company a sales pop because of suite of new features, but Apple's customers are also holding onto their old phones longer, eating into the company's upgrade cycle. (more...)
Fatshark Announces Warhammer: Vermintide 2
- August 30, 2017

Fatshark has announced a sequel to its Left 4 Dead-inspired multiplayer rat slice-em-up Warhammer: The End Times - Vermintide . A brief teaser trailer was also released, which you can check out below. Players could choose between five different character types: the Witch Hunter, Empire Soldier, Dwarf Ranger, Waywatcher or Bright Wizard. " Warhammer: Vermintide II is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Vermintide ". (more...)
StarHub's new postpaid plans give you unlimited weekend data StarHub's new postpaid plans give you unlimited weekend data
- August 30, 2017

It also introduced new service plans that kicked off at 3GB data access and 200 minutes talktime at S$24 a month for SIM-only, no-contract customers, or S$48 a month on a two-year contract. Neither Singtel nor M1 offers plans without free SMS bundled within them. "With our new data-focused plans, we are enabling our customers to do more of what they love on their smartphones freely and at much faster speeds too", said Justin Ang, Head of Product, StarHub. (more...)
Intex Aqua Note 5.5 priced INR 5799 officially launched Intex Aqua Note 5.5 priced INR 5799 officially launched
- August 30, 2017

The Aqua Style III also comes pre-loaded with a QR Code scanner which decodes the QR code automatically and shows the relevant information with buttons for the next steps to be taken. Intex Aqua Note 5 .5 features an 8MP rear camera with auto focus and dual LED flash. In terms of memory , the Intex Aqua Note 5.5 is backed up by a 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot for memory expansion by up to 128GB. (more...)
First Interstate Bank Sells 1700 Shares of US Bancorp (USB)
- August 30, 2017

Madrona Financial Services Llc decreased Us Bancorp Del ( USB ) stake by 36.06% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. U.S. Bancorp makes up approximately 4.9% of Forester Capital Management LTD's portfolio, making the stock its 6th largest position. (more...)
PC players are angry over Sonic Mania's use of Denuvo DRM PC players are angry over Sonic Mania's use of Denuvo DRM
- August 30, 2017

Sega have released an official statement regarding the situation over on the game's news section on Steam. Not only did Sega not market the PC version as having DRM, but players found that the game only worked when their computers were connected to the internet. (more...)
Google Error Disrupts Corporate Japan's Web Traffic Google Error Disrupts Corporate Japan's Web Traffic
- August 30, 2017

There were applications that experienced network errors, such as the renowned communications app Line, and flea market platform Mercari , Tech Times also noted. We set wrong information for the network and, as a result, problems occurred. It was so severe that the country's Internal Affairs and Communications ministries had to step-in, in order to initiate an investigation regarding the outage. (more...)
Acer just announced an 18-core CPU, quad-GPU gaming desktop monster Acer just announced an 18-core CPU, quad-GPU gaming desktop monster
- August 30, 2017

Graphics can be up to 4-way AMD Radeon RX Vega video cards or a pair of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics cards in SLI . If you want your gaming system to handle more than just rendering high-quality visuals at acceptable frame rates, you should also know that the Predator Orion 9000 can support up to 128GB of DDR4 RAM. (more...)
Panasonic's SC-GA10 smart hi-fi speaker wants to take down Google Home Panasonic's SC-GA10 smart hi-fi speaker wants to take down Google Home
- August 30, 2017

The company also unveiled new speakers with the feature - the first beyond Google's own Home device - made by Panasonic Corp. and Mobvoi , a Chinese startup that counts Google as a strategic investor. The Google Assistant continues to get better and better every day, the company said. They also all support multi-room audio and can be paired to Google Homes and Chromecast. (more...)
Check Out the Odds on CVS Health Corporation (CVS), Intel Corporation
- August 30, 2017

It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Tradition Capital Management Llc increased Horizon Bancorp In (NASDAQ:HBNC) stake by 34,518 shares to 102,565 valued at $2.87 million in 2016Q4. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Intel Corporation by 0.8% in the first quarter. Indiana-based Donaldson Lc has invested 0.11% in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). (more...)
Logitech launches wireless gaming mouse and mechanical keyboard Logitech launches wireless gaming mouse and mechanical keyboard
- August 30, 2017

However, it's the first Logitech gaming mouse to include the new High Efficiency Rated Optical (HERO) sensor. The sensor was created to "deliver class-leading performance and up to 10-times the power efficiency", said the company. Romer-G switches actuate at a distance of 1.5millimeters, which is up to 25 percent shorter and faster than the leading competitor. Logitech claims that this keyboard will last up to 18 months of battery life on two AA batteries. (more...)