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Tribune Tower Redevelopment Proposal Unveiled Tribune Tower Redevelopment Proposal Unveiled
- April 17, 2018

The city known as the birthplace of the skyscraper has plans to build a new 1,422-foot-tall addition to its already impressive high-rise collection. CIM and Golub want it to stay on the building. While the tower's height in stories was not specifically mentioned during the presentation, materials made available online suggest the new tower will include a total of 113 levels. (more...)
Kulve Taroth Is Monster Hunter Kulve Taroth Is Monster Hunter
- April 17, 2018

The headline act here is that it'll introduce a new quest type called "Siege", and it basically sounds like the game's equivalent of a multiplayer raid. As each hunting party collects more tracks and breaks off more parts from attacking Kulve Taroth, they'll contribute progress to the same Siege. The Palico gear from the Kulve Taroth. (more...)
Now, Bumble lets you login without Facebook Now, Bumble lets you login without Facebook
- April 17, 2018

Bumble representatives did not immediately respond to Ars' questions about how the app's TOS may change in light of this registration adjustment or how the company's moderation system will adapt to this Facebook-credential removal. The move comes a week after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was grilled by Congress over the Cambridge Analytica data sharing scandal. People can also send money via Venmo or their bank app. (more...)
Lawsuit alleges Facebook gathered unauthorized biometric data Lawsuit alleges Facebook gathered unauthorized biometric data
- April 17, 2018

The company adds that the data it collects isn't covered by IL law, which explicitly prevents the collection of biometric data such as facial geometry, fingerprints and "voice prints". When you contemplate face recognition that's everywhere, we have to think about what that's going to mean for us. This could impact the travel and civil rights of tens of thousands of law-abiding travelers who would then have to prove they are not the terrorist or criminal the system has identified them to be. (more...)
HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) Dividend Darling With Upside Potential
- April 17, 2018

The share price has moved away from its 20 days moving average at the rate of -1.30% and its 50 days moving average returned -2.28%. However, the stock is trading at -11.72% as compared to recent highs. Advisors Preferred LLC now owns 4,774 shares of the computer maker's stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 4,393 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Dark Souls Remastered Has Been Delayed On Nintendo Switch Dark Souls Remastered Has Been Delayed On Nintendo Switch
- April 17, 2018

The Dark Souls Twitter account goes on to say that "Rest assured, this time will ultimately be used to improve your journey to Lordran". Obviously, we're crushed with disappointment. Bandai Namco hasn't stated exactly what it needs time to address, and it obviously didn't offer up an official release date for the Switch version or accompanying amiibo. (more...)
Konami Reveals Castlevania Game App for iOS Konami Reveals Castlevania Game App for iOS
- April 17, 2018

It seemed like an eternal peace came upon the world. However, with a letter that arrived under Araki Gensui, an end was going to be struck in the peaceful era. Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls's closed beta requires iOS 9 and later on the software side of things and iPhone 6S, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, or iPad Pro and later. (more...)
A slew of apps are creepily spying on our kids A slew of apps are creepily spying on our kids
- April 17, 2018

The team found a majority of the potential COPPA violations stemmed from lazy app-building. The specialists of "Doctor Web" found in Google Play a malicious Trojan virus which is a mobile app. And now, Facebook has come out with a detailed response to relevant questions about the information the company receives from other websites and apps, how Facebook uses that data, and the options users have. (more...)
Android P may get iPhone X-like gesture-based navigation bar Android P may get iPhone X-like gesture-based navigation bar
- April 17, 2018

Out of the 5,855 Android apps that are included in the Designed for Families program of the Google Play Store, the study found that 28 percent of them "accessed sensitive data protected by Android permissions", while an alarming 73 percent of the apps "transmitted sensitive data over the internet". (more...)
SEGA AGES Coming to Switch SEGA AGES Coming to Switch
- April 17, 2018

For Thunder Force IV , Styx Mode from the SEGA Saturn edition is in. During the Sega Fes event in Japan, the publisher announced Sega Ages , a lineup of retro Sega games that are coming to North America, Europe, and Japan later this year. (more...)
Samsung patents a smartphone with a notch and in-display fingerprint scanner Samsung patents a smartphone with a notch and in-display fingerprint scanner
- April 17, 2018

Analysts are predicting that when Apple announces its new iPhone lineup, it will consist of a trio of phones featuring a new iPhone X , a larger iPhone X Plus and a smaller midrange phone that will feature a LCD display. It looks like Samsung might have found a way to hide the front-camera too. "Additionally, the longer shelf life of all iPhones ensured that Apple still has eight out of top 10 smartphones, including its three-year-old models, generating the most profits compared to ... (more...)
After Making All-Time Low, Is Acacia Communications, Inc. (ACIA)'s Near-Term Analysis Positive? After Making All-Time Low, Is Acacia Communications, Inc. (ACIA)'s Near-Term Analysis Positive?
- April 17, 2018

About 356,332 shares traded. ACIA is downtrending and has moved 30.95% since April 16, 2017. Acacia Communica Cmn (NASDAQ: ACIA)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $385.2 Million, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 2.62. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi S2 is headed towards India Xiaomi Redmi S2 is headed towards India
- April 17, 2018

Xiaomi is preparing to launch yet another budget smartphone in India in a new series- Redmi S. The company will launch Xiaomi Redmi S2, a budget phone that comes with features like dual cameras, HD+ 18:9 display, Snapdragon 625 SoC and Face Unlock, as per a recent report . (more...)
Sears (NASDAQ:SHLD) Upgraded at BidaskClub
- April 17, 2018

The firm's market capitalization is $969.25 million. SHLD has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance it going forward toward positive percentage of 15.28% in last five regular trading sessions. Therefore 0 are positive. 4 are the (NASDAQ: SHLD)'s analyst reports since December 1, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Susquehanna has "Sell" rating and $2.0 target. (more...)
Watch Dogs 3 Is In Development, Says Ubisoft's Computer Gaming Assistant Watch Dogs 3 Is In Development, Says Ubisoft's Computer Gaming Assistant
- April 17, 2018

If Ubisoft is indeed hinting at an upcoming reveal, E3 2018 would make a great stage for the game's announcement. Naturally, somebody was bound to ask it about Watch Dogs 3 at some point. Thankfully, Ubicentral captured footage of someone asking Sam the question before the changes were made and you can see its response in the video below. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz Launching Car Subscription Service in June Mercedes-Benz Launching Car Subscription Service in June
- April 17, 2018

Reportedly, the battery powered full sized sedan EQ S is part of Daimler's initiative to introduce 10 all-electric vehicles by 2022. He added: "We are thinking about both, but hybrid definitely makes sense as there are rivals out there with hybrids in that vehicle range". (more...)
Aditi Rao Hydari to receive Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for Bhoomi Aditi Rao Hydari to receive Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for Bhoomi
- April 17, 2018

Apart from Shahid, Ranveer Singh will also be awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his stupendous portrayal as the ruthless and barbaric Sultan Alauddin Khilji in Padmavati. Sanjay Dutt was also the part of the film and he played the father of Aditi. Rajkummar Rao, who came into national limelight when his film Newton was India's official entry into the Oscars past year, will be conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke for best actor for the film. (more...)
Ford Mustang to race in Supercars Championship Ford Mustang to race in Supercars Championship
- April 17, 2018

Down Under in Australia, it's been well represented by the Falcon. Ford cut its ties with the sport at the end of the 2015 season as part of a restructuring of its marketing priorities as the company prepared to end its vehicle manufacturing operations in Australia. (more...)
Gaze upon this great LG G7 ThinQ render Gaze upon this great LG G7 ThinQ render
- April 17, 2018

The upcoming flagship device from LG has been a subject of speculation since MWC 2018, all thanks to rumors and leaked renders. A quick glance shows a cluster of the typical sensors on the left, a front-facing camera dead in the middle, and a small earpiece speaker to the right. (more...)
Cadillac Escalade gets $10000 discount to fight the Navigator Cadillac Escalade gets $10000 discount to fight the Navigator
- April 17, 2018

Sales of the Lincoln Navigator are up 63 percent this year and Ford is having a problem keeping up with the demand. It still offers that discount to would-be Escalade owners if they now own any 1999 or newer Lincoln product. "You've got a fresh Navigator and you've got an Escalade that is not new, and is starting to age". This isn't the first time that Cadillac has tried to throw out some extra cash to battle the Navigator. (more...)