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(SNAP) Price Target Cut to $16.00 by Analysts at Jefferies Group LLC (SNAP) Price Target Cut to $16.00 by Analysts at Jefferies Group LLC
- August 15, 2017

They noted that the move was a valuation call. Shares of Snap ( NYSE SNAP ) opened at 12.60 on Tuesday. Investors were bracing for a selloff in the company's shares this week, as an employee blackout period lifted on Monday, allowing current staffers to sell their shares on the public markets for the first time. (more...)
Football Manager 2018 Release Date Announced Football Manager 2018 Release Date Announced
- August 15, 2017

Well get ready to do it again as SEGA has confirmed that Football Manager 2018 will be out on November 10th for PC. The year though, developer Sports Interactive are... Progress from the beta can be carried over to the full game, which is always a bonus, unless you're managing Chelsea and want to pick Diego Costa, who's too busy being whinging to the Daily Mail in his kecks. (more...)
Microsoft acquires cloud-computing orchestration vendor Cycle Computing Microsoft acquires cloud-computing orchestration vendor Cycle Computing
- August 15, 2017

The Hon. Angus Taylor, Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, said: "The Australian Government has embarked on a sweeping program of change to bring digital innovation to the transformation of the Australian public sector to ensure we meet the expectations and needs of all citizens". (more...)
Govt wants Blue Whale purged from social media Govt wants Blue Whale purged from social media
- August 15, 2017

It's prompting them to commit suicide in the final level of game I.e at level-50! They are also required to share photos after finishing each task. The Government has asked internet platforms like Google , Facebook , Whatsapp , Instagram, Yahoo and Microsoft to immediately remove the links related to unsafe online game Blue Whale Challenge after multiple cases of teenage suicides or attempts to suicide took place in the country. (more...)
Upgrade Complete - StarCraft Remastered Available Now! Upgrade Complete - StarCraft Remastered Available Now!
- August 15, 2017

Meanwhile, the game's originally groundbreaking, but by modern comparison, limited, online option has been brought to the 21st Century. Blizzard has confirmed that its classic science fiction-based real-time strategy (RTS) game is finally available through Battle.net , going for the fairly good price of $15 for PC and Mac . (more...)
Jio Phone Enters Beta Testing: Public Registrations to Begin on 24th August Jio Phone Enters Beta Testing: Public Registrations to Begin on 24th August
- August 15, 2017

If you're excited to get your hands on the JioPhone , here's everything you need to know. Reliance JioPhone pre-order service is scheduled to go officially live on August 24, but reports are coming from several parts of India that some authorised Reliance Jio outlets have commenced taking orders for the JioPhone. (more...)
Pandemonium As Edo Assembly Impeaches Speaker Pandemonium As Edo Assembly Impeaches Speaker
- August 15, 2017

The lawmakers are insisting that Okonoboh remain impeached. Godwin Obaseki, has held a peace meeting with warring members of the State House of Assembly over the impeachment of Dr. There was also a heavy presence of security operatives around the premises to prevent a further breakdown of law and order. Shortly after, a member Representing Etsako West II, Hon. (more...)
PlayStation Plus price increase: Jump on this deal before it's too late PlayStation Plus price increase: Jump on this deal before it's too late
- August 15, 2017

Sony announced that August 15th, PS4, PS3, PS Vita will be affected, along with Sony related web-services. That means, for the price of 40 pounds, players can get three extra months for free. On August 31, those sprice will jump up by £10/€10 to become £49.99/€59.99. The quarterly price will go up from from £14.99 to £19.99. This appears to be Sony's way of apologizing to European gamers, who were not too happy to hear about the price hike for PlayStation Plus coming August 31st . (more...)
Amazon Recalls Potentially Unsafe Solar Eclipse Glasses Amazon Recalls Potentially Unsafe Solar Eclipse Glasses
- August 15, 2017

And though only the northeast corner of the state will be in the path of full totality - or where the moon will totally block out the sun - nearly every town in the Peach State will see the sun more than 90% obscured. This area is known as the path of totality , where the moon will block out almost all the sun's light for more than two minutes. At that time, viewers can distinctly see see an outline around the moon. (more...)
Google Camera Modified to enable 1080p 60FPS Google Camera Modified to enable 1080p 60FPS
- August 15, 2017

The app's compatibility may vary for any number of reasons - it might not be good to go on all Snapdragon 810 devices , for example - and, though XDA has given it the OK with regards to potentially malicious code, you'd be installing it at your own risk. (more...)
Gold dips as investors seek riskier assets amid easing North Korea tensions Gold dips as investors seek riskier assets amid easing North Korea tensions
- August 15, 2017

European shares bounced after falling almost 3% last week, with the pan-European STOXX 600 up 0.7% following on from a 0.9% jump in MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan. The CAC 40 of France surged 0.9% to 5,105.83. The dollar was further weighed down on Friday by the soft USA inflation data. "The market is in a "risk-off" mood, and falls are likely particularly during the early part of this week", Okasan Online Securities said in a commentary. (more...)
Agents of Mayhem Launch Trailer Looks Nuts Agents of Mayhem Launch Trailer Looks Nuts
- August 15, 2017

Agents of Mayhem is an open-world action game that sets the 12 agents of the M.A.Y.H.E.M organization against the supervillain company L.E.G.I.O.N., also known as the League of Evil Gentlemen Intent on Obliterating Nations. Well, Agents of Mayhem may well be up your alley. The Agents' power in combat comes from their daredevil nature and their greatest advantage is the use of teleportation technology. (more...)
Blizzard sees the light, brings back the Battle.net name Blizzard sees the light, brings back the Battle.net name
- August 15, 2017

In a blog post , the publisher said that it chose to keep the name after hearing feedback. The platform forms the backbone all of Blizzard's titles on PC and has had the Battle.net moniker since its launch back in 1996. Battle.net technology will continue to serve as the central nervous system for Blizzard games-nothing is changing in that regard. Now, Blizzard agrees with their fans and thinks Battle.net should stay. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 specs details leaked before release date Samsung Galaxy Note 8 specs details leaked before release date
- August 15, 2017

Dubbed Samsung's toughest smartphone yet, the Galaxy S8 active offers "reliable durability with a refined design and premium performance". Finally, from September 1st through September 10th, the Galaxy Note 8 will be available for pre-order. (more...)
Apple, Aetna Considering Bringing Apple Watch to 23 Million Aetna Customers Apple, Aetna Considering Bringing Apple Watch to 23 Million Aetna Customers
- August 15, 2017

While Aetna now offers 50,000 employees a discount on the Apple Watch, the plan is to extend this to the company's customers who would use the fitness and health tracking features of the timepiece in order to get into better shape. Apple fell to third in the global wearables market in Q2, according to Strategy Analytics. Apple did not immediately return FOX Business' request for comment. (more...)
Macie & Glue: 2 new services from AWS focus on security, ETL respectively Macie & Glue: 2 new services from AWS focus on security, ETL respectively
- August 15, 2017

Macie works with data stored in Amazon's Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), but support for additional data stores is due later in 2017, the press release said. In addition to guiding users through the migration process, it also tracks the migration status as well. Over time, the hub will feature more and more tools to help partners and customers manage migrations that involve Windows and Linux applications, relational databases, and more , Amazon says. (more...)
Tesla to soar almost 50% if everything goes right: Morgan Stanley Tesla to soar almost 50% if everything goes right: Morgan Stanley
- August 15, 2017

New reduced its stake in Tesla Inc. Finally, Guggenheim reissued a " buy " rating and set a $320.00 target price on shares of Tesla in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. The new target price indicates a possible downside of -0.11% based on the company's last stock close price. During the same period a year ago, the firm earned ($1.06) earnings per share. (more...)
Investors flag down Uber Investors flag down Uber
- August 15, 2017

Investors Shervin Pishevar of Sherpa Capital, Ron Burkle of Yucaipa Companies and Adam Leber, an angel investor who works for music company Maverick, last Friday wrote an e-mail to shareholders and board members calling for Benchmark to remove itself from the company board and divest enough of its shares so that it would no longer have the right to appoint other board seats. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) Shares Bought by DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) Shares Bought by DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale
- August 15, 2017

About 29,716 shares traded. US Bancorp DE now owns 10,892 shares of the company's stock valued at $120,000 after buying an additional 589 shares during the period. (NYSE: FCAU ) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The firm had revenue of $27.93 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $29.24 billion. (more...)
Pantone name custom shade of purple after Prince Pantone name custom shade of purple after Prince
- August 15, 2017

The Pantone shade's name is a reference to the unpronounceable symbol , officially copyrighted as Love Symbol #2 , that Prince changed his name to in 1993. "This is an incredible way for his legacy to live on forever", said Troy Carter , Entertainment Advisor to Prince's Estate. After releasing his iconic 1984 album Purple Rain ( followed by the equally iconic movie of the same name), Prince adopted the color purple as one of his chief signifiers. (more...)