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Steam Digital Gift Cards now available
- October 26, 2017

Cash, obviously. But if you want to ensure that cash is spent on something game related rather than, I don't know, alcohol or something, you'll be glad to know that Steam digital gift cards are finally here. The new gift cards can be used to purchase anything on Steam, including games, microtransaction items, hardware, and stuff on the Community Market. (more...)
Sony's new a7R III packs speed and resolution into a compact camera Sony's new a7R III packs speed and resolution into a compact camera
- October 26, 2017

Digital cameras often choose between a tradeoff of high-resolution and speed, but with the a7R III , Sony has seemingly crammed in the best of both worlds. Sony also claims a greatly improved battery life thanks to the company's new Z series batteries which Sony says have approximately 2.2 times the capacity of the W series battery seen in the a7R II. (more...)
Destiny 2 PC Bans Explained by Bungie Destiny 2 PC Bans Explained by Bungie
- October 26, 2017

It was rumored that some of the users that were banned used these applications when playing Destiny 2 which sparked an outrage among the community since numerous common applications that are used by PC players appear to be restricted here. (more...)
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) Overpriced by -1.3%?
- October 26, 2017

Therefore 14% are positive. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Sunday, August 20 with "Buy". The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, August 29. Mitchell Grp Inc holds 3.6% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ) or 384,636 shares. Therefore 24% are positive. Morgan Stanley raised its stake in shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation by 22.1% in the first quarter. (more...)
Wolfenstein II Multiplayer Will Shift Focus From Story; Says Writer Wolfenstein II Multiplayer Will Shift Focus From Story; Says Writer
- October 25, 2017

It wouldn't be a stretch to say that publishers who work on exclusively single-player titles with linear narratives are rare. "The only way we can create these super immersive narrative experiences is if we can exclusively focus on the single-player". (more...)
Apple hires top UK TV exec to bolster original content push Apple hires top UK TV exec to bolster original content push
- October 25, 2017

The move came after Apple's first big hire in Europe since Zane Lowe moved from the BBC Radio 1 studios to the firm's Beats 1 radio programme in Los Angeles in early 2015. Hunt had been leading Channel 4's creative strategy and programme commissioning for nearly seven years when she announced her resignation after pulling out of the race to succeed chief executive David Abraham. (more...)
Shadow of War expansion pass detailed Shadow of War expansion pass detailed
- October 25, 2017

What you should know is that Slaughter Orcs are the most vicious in Mordor, capable of ambushing players at any point. The Outlaw Tribe Nemesis expansion adds similar content to the game as the Slaughter Tribe DLC, except missions, Orcs and the fortress revolve around the rebellious Outlaw tribe of Orcs. (more...)
Skype reaches 1 billion downloads on the Play Store
- October 25, 2017

Google Play downloads led iOS downloads worldwide. App Annie pointed out that Google Play managed to widen the gap to 125 percent compared to 115 percent in Q3 2016. Both these countries reported double-digit growth rates, with Indonesia ranking fourth place and Vietnam on seventh spot in Q3 2017. On the other side of the coin, worldwide consumer spending on iOS was almost double that of Google Play, and Apple's marketplace increased it's lead compared to Q3 2016. (more...)
Reliance Communications To Shut 2G Mobile Business
- October 25, 2017

Reliance Communications chose to move its 2G-based customers to 3G/4G based technology and asked majority of its employees to leave the company by November 30. The move comes after the company, reeling under debt of around Rs. 46,000 crore, failed to close to its wireless business merger deal with Aircel in the beginning of this month. (more...)
Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC Sells 965 Shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
- October 25, 2017

About 89 shares traded. (NYSE:SD) has 0.00% since October 25, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 60.58% the S&P500. Vontobel Asset Management Inc increased Adobe Sys Inc ( ADBE ) stake by 44.47% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (NASDAQ:NFLX) rating on Tuesday, October 18. Piper Jaffray maintained it with "Buy" rating and $180.0 target in Wednesday, September 20 report. The stock of Loxo Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:LOXO) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, February 8. (more...)
Snapchat Android Update Brings 60 Second Snaps
- October 25, 2017

You can only keep your finger pressed down for 6 snaps though, which is 60-seconds of video. You now can share links from other apps via the iOS share sheet, allowing you to send a private message with the link to one or several people. This will speed up things as users can share a news article or a shopping item on an e-commerce store with a single tap. Right now, there are also Halloween themed paint brush strokes that let you draw with a stream of pumpkins, ghosts , and more, which is a ... (more...)
Subaru Viziv Performance Concept Could Preview Next-Gen WRX Subaru Viziv Performance Concept Could Preview Next-Gen WRX
- October 25, 2017

Maintaining consistency with previous Subaru concept cars and production models, the VIZIV Performance Concept embodies the Subaru powertrain, which is part of the brand's identity. The design captures the company's "Dynamic X Solid" philosophy, with a low centre of gravity thanks to carbon fibre elements in the bumper bars, guards, roof, and exhaust tips. (more...)
Amazon Key Lets Couriers Deliver Parcels Inside Your Home Amazon Key Lets Couriers Deliver Parcels Inside Your Home
- October 25, 2017

As it did with the Echo Dot, Amazon is also selling multipacks of the Cloud Cam that bring down the unit cost. It also signals Amazon's ambitions in the growing market for home security devices, where Google parent company Alphabet's Nest Labs competes. (more...)
Lexus LS+ Concept hints at new 2020 saloon Lexus LS+ Concept hints at new 2020 saloon
- October 25, 2017

Lexus claims that the new grille contributes to both improved cooling and enhanced aerodynamic performance in the LS+. The LS+ also showcases a new data system that can receive live updates, allowing Lexus to perform Tesla-style over-the-air updates to existing systems and install new tech without the auto having to visit a dealership. (more...)
Honda showcases EV concepts at Tokyo Motor Show Honda showcases EV concepts at Tokyo Motor Show
- October 25, 2017

Honda has revealed its Sports EV concept at the 2017 Tokyo motor show - a follow-up to the Urban EV concept it revealed last month at the Frankfurt show . "We will create products which will enhance convenience for the customer". Honda says the Sports EV is "a concept model which combines EV performance and AI (artificial intelligence) inside a compact body" that aims to provide the driver with a sense of enjoyment and unity with the auto. (more...)
Say Hello To The Fabulously Minimalist Mazda Vision Coupe Concept Say Hello To The Fabulously Minimalist Mazda Vision Coupe Concept
- October 25, 2017

The Skyactiv-X engine will not only be between 20-30 percent more efficient than Mazda's current engines, but also have up to 30 percent more torque. It retains the RX-Vision's long bonnet, steeply-raked windscreen and abrupt tail to give a silhouette similar to a sports coupe and what Mazda terms as "supple steel". (more...)
How Activision Blizzard Is Trading Compared to Analyst Estimates
- October 25, 2017

About 6.01 million shares traded or 3.98% up from the average. If the Golden Cross is less than 1, then the 50 day moving average is below the 200 day moving average, indicating that the price might drop. Uss Inv Mngmt Limited has invested 1.26% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc . The legal version of this news story can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/24/barometer-capital-management-inc-acquires-54950-shares-of-activision-blizzard-inc-atvi.html. (more...)
Gmail gets native add-ons across Android and web clients
- October 25, 2017

Google introduced the framework to developers earlier in the year. The add-ons are similar to functionality already available to other G Suite tools like Slides, Forms, Docs, and Sheets, keeping users within the Google ecosystem instead of forcing them to bounce between apps. (more...)
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (0981.HK) Seeing Increased Action in Session
- October 25, 2017

Stephens Ar owns 0.04% invested in Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) for 75,447 shares. Private Advisor Group LLC bought a new position in shares of Cypress Semiconductor Corp. Shares of ON Semiconductor Corporation (ON) traded up 2.03% on Tuesday, hitting $20.07. "(CY)" was first reported by WKRB News and is the sole property of of WKRB News. (more...)
HTC U11 Plus: all new features to expect HTC U11 Plus: all new features to expect
- October 25, 2017

Now, a new HTC smartphone has been spotted on TENAA , the Chinese certification site which is a good source of leaks, ahead of official launch. We're sure about Android Oreo for the HTC U11 but some people are interested to know if their older phones such as the HTC M10 and A9 are also getting the update. (more...)