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The Latest Google Doodle Celebrates An Advocate For Refugees The Latest Google Doodle Celebrates An Advocate For Refugees
- October 10, 2017

Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He explored the world's unknown terrain and broke new ground as an global humanitarian. After his death, the league established the Nansen International Office for Refugees to mark and to continue his work. Nansen succeeded in his task brilliantly, and repatriated 450,000 prisoners in the next year and a half, despite restricted funds. (more...)
Snapchat's new Context Cards give users less reason to search
- October 10, 2017

Context Cards will be shown under snaps that are user-submitted to Snapchat's Our Stories feature, which shows snaps for specific events and locations through search and Snap Maps . The feature will first roll out to Snapchat users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. Depending on the Snap you want more information on you can also see extended reviews from customers, directions to the venue, opening hours, contact numbers, modes of transport to get ... (more...)
Virtual Zuck's visit to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico stirs storm of criticism Virtual Zuck's visit to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico stirs storm of criticism
- October 10, 2017

GQ says the social media firm "seems to be doing some genuinely good work in Puerto Rico", but adds that visiting the flooded region through VR while Zuckerberg and Franklin were "safe on dry mainland soil" was "woefully tone-deaf". The duo then moved over to Zuckerberg's living room to see his dog Beast. Human Model TXR-52895372Z Zuckerberg we're talking about here. The livestream presentation took place at the company's Menlo Park, California headquarters, with the pair wearing Oculus ... (more...)
Destiny 2 Weekly Reset October 10th - New Inverted Spire Nightfall Destiny 2 Weekly Reset October 10th - New Inverted Spire Nightfall
- October 10, 2017

Other than that, it's the usual business (plus the Iron Banner ). This is a very objective driven event which makes communication critical to your success, especially since players will earn more Iron Banner reputation tokens if they win. (more...)
Microsoft starts pushing out Cortana's integration with Skype
- October 10, 2017

You're covered: as of today, Microsoft is rolling out its Cortana assistant to the Skype apps for Android and iOS. Vulture South would note that capabilities like this are a natural objective of Microsoft's decision, unpopular at least among Skype old-timers, to abandon the peer-to-peer model and run conversations through its cloud. (more...)
A 'new' version of iTunes brings back apps and ringtones
- October 10, 2017

However, this didn't sit well with some iTunes users, and after a minor backlash Apple paused out version 12.6.3 of iTunes, which effectively retro fits access to the App Store to the latest version of iTunes. "If you've already installed a newer version of iTunes, you can download this version of iTunes on your Mac, PC 32-bit or PC 64-bit and run the installer". (more...)
US House committee sets new hearing on Kaspersky software
- October 10, 2017

The WSJ report doesn't explain how the attack was attributed to the Russian government, nor how Kaspersky was linked to the hack. According to the report, the data theft occurred after a US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor "removed the highly classified material and put it on his home computer", according to The Wall Street Journal's sources. (more...)
Ninja Theory to donate proceeds of Hellblade to charity Ninja Theory to donate proceeds of Hellblade to charity
- October 10, 2017

Revenue from both the PS4 and PC versions will be given to Rethink . Since it release and surprise success, the plaudits have been pouring in for Ninja Theory's Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice from gamers and critics alike. The charity strives to help people affected by mental illness by challenging attitudes and changing lives. "At its heart, when you strip everything away, Hellblade is a frank and unrelenting warning about helping others, to not let them drift further and further towards ... (more...)
Nokia halts development of its $45000 VR camera
- October 10, 2017

At the same time Nokia Technologies says it will keep growing brand and technology licensing while leaving its patent licensing business untouched. The shift in focus will result in the loss of 310 jobs, which Nokia says will be mainly in Finland, the USA and the UK. (more...)
Twitter Is Building a Feature To Help People Cope With Its Pace Twitter Is Building a Feature To Help People Cope With Its Pace
- October 10, 2017

Born out of a Hack Week, Twitter is now developing a native feature that should provide an easier alternative that maintains privacy. Trending as #SaveForLater , a dedicated option to save tweets and return to them would be coming soon. (more...)
Seagate Launches 12TB Desktop and NAS Hard Drives Seagate Launches 12TB Desktop and NAS Hard Drives
- October 10, 2017

The new 12TB BarraCuda Pro HDD offers double the double the capacity of its closest competitor. Numerous major hard drive companies have split their storage line-up into desktop and NAS categories, and with good reason. As these drives fall under the ironWolf banner, they do come with Seagate's IronWolf Health Management software. The Ultrastar HS14 carries a five-year warranty and a 2.5-million hour MTBF rating; more information is available on the official product page . (more...)
Reliance Jio tops TRAI's August 4G speed data, rivals Airtel, Vodafone fall Reliance Jio tops TRAI's August 4G speed data, rivals Airtel, Vodafone fall
- October 10, 2017

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has released its data on the upload and download speeds of telecom operators in the country. The official further said the RBI is in the process of looking after the regulatory requirements and any timeline for launch of services can not be fixed. (more...)
ESL, Hulu partner for eSports TV shows ESL, Hulu partner for eSports TV shows
- October 10, 2017

ESL will develop and produce all four titles, which will debut exclusively on Hulu later this fall. The show will be set up in a debate format with popular esports personalities being invited to participate in discussions on trending topics. (more...)
Jack Ryan Gets On the Plane in Amazon's Tense Teaser Trailer Jack Ryan Gets On the Plane in Amazon's Tense Teaser Trailer
- October 10, 2017

I did like Chris Pine as the character and was hoping they would do more movies but I'll take this with John Krasinski as the title character. We do know the series is coming some time in 2018. Cuse also explained that while the character of James Greer is a high ranking Central Intelligence Agency member in the books and movies, in the TV version, he will be seen as Jack's immediate boss. (more...)
Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd. Cuts Position in Oracle Corporation (ORCL)
- October 10, 2017

Oracle Corporation now has $201.79 billion valuation. The sales growth rate for a stock is a measure of how the stock's sales per share (SPS) has grown over a specific period of time. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, August 25 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with "Buy" rating and $56.0 target in Thursday, August 24 report. (more...)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK)
- October 10, 2017

Stelliam Investment Management LP bought a new stake in shares of Nokia Oyj during the first quarter valued at approximately $34,268,000. As of the end of the quarter Next Financial Group, Inc had acquired 366 shares growing its holdings by 2.5%. (more...)
Play Ghost Recon Wildlands Free This Weekend Play Ghost Recon Wildlands Free This Weekend
- October 09, 2017

Ubisoft has announced that Ghost Recon: Wildlands will be going offline temporarily from 8am BST on October 10, and that's tomorrow. Ubisoft said that the free trial will grant full access to the base game's content. Xbox One players need an Xbox Live Gold subscription, while PS4 users need a PS+ subscription. In related news, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands development team is also planning to bring new classes, maps, and modes in the next few months thus enhancing players' PvP ... (more...)
Google Pixel 2 Leak Reveals Missing Feature
- October 09, 2017

The Pixel 2 XL will be available in India at a price tag of Rs. 73,000 for the 64GB variant and Rs. 82,000 for the 128GB storage variant. If Pixel 2 XL is compared with iPhone X it is obvious that Apple's latest device will empty your pockets bit more. (more...)
EVE Online spinoff, Project Aurora, coming to smartphones in 2018 EVE Online spinoff, Project Aurora, coming to smartphones in 2018
- October 09, 2017

Fans of the popular 14-year old space-based massively multiplayer PC game EVE Online will finally be able to play a similar game, set in that same universe, on their smartphones. "We've been doing everything we can to bring more people into our spectacular sandbox", the company said at the time. P├ętursson also confirmed that Sumo Digital were working with CCP on the game. (more...)
Tesla (NYSE:TSLA) Model 3 in 'Production Hell' Tesla (NYSE:TSLA) Model 3 in 'Production Hell'
- October 09, 2017

This is a sum that neither the government nor private businesses are willing or able to fork out and it has been widely reported over the years that the island has had insufficient funds to invest in modernising its electrical system. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Sanford C. Bernstein Reaffirms "Market Perform" Rating for Tesla Inc". Finally, KeyCorp restated a hold rating on shares of Tesla in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. (more...)