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Teardown Confirms Samsung's Refurbished Note7 Has A Smaller, Less Explode-y Battery
- July 14, 2017

It will have slightly bigger (than S8+) 6.3-inch edge-to-edge AMOLED display, but with the same 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The display appears to stretch even further over the sides as well, making the Infinity Display name even more appropriate. (more...)
Police investigating spate of London acid attacks Police investigating spate of London acid attacks
- July 14, 2017

The victims were taken to hospital, with one of them suffering 'life-changing injuries, ' BBC News reported. London Ambulance Service said they were called to the first attack on Hackney Road at 10.16pm, while police were alerted to the night's final assault at 11.37pm. (more...)
Try 10 Hours of Mass Effect: Andromeda for Free on PS4 Try 10 Hours of Mass Effect: Andromeda for Free on PS4
- July 14, 2017

The demo gave access to explore Eos, the first planet, and a few multiplayer rounds. You can download the demo here for PC , here for PlayStation 4 and here on Xbox One . Alongside the free trial demo is the " Battle for Humanity " trailer, which you can watch below. Both offer very different kinds of thrills, and you won't know how you really feel about Mass Effect: Andromeda without spending time in all its venues. (more...)
Global HMD is preparing to release a new Nokia Global HMD is preparing to release a new Nokia
- July 14, 2017

According to the Amazon India listing, the sale will only be open to registered users on the e-commerce platform. More devices, including the feature phone Nokia 3310 and the budget smartphone Nokia 3 , have been released and the already announced Nokia 5 is expected to hit the stores soon. (more...)
Airbnb host fined $5,000 for canceling a reservation with a racist comment Airbnb host fined $5,000 for canceling a reservation with a racist comment
- July 14, 2017

In messages sent to Suh after cancelling her reservation, Barker wrote that "I wouldn't rent it to u if u were the last person on earth" and "One word says it all". " We were thinking pretty creatively with this agreement ", Kevin Kish, director of DFEH, told The Guardian . "We want there to be strong anti-discrimination protections and preventions of harm, but we recognize that the world isn't divided into good guys and bad guys". (more...)
Kissinger Financial Services LLC Takes Position in Fitbit, Inc. (FIT)
- July 14, 2017

Pacific Crest downgraded the shares of FIT in report on Tuesday, February 23 to "Sector Weight" rating. ValuEngine upgraded Fitbit from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $39.79 a share. Also, Director Christopher B. Paisley purchased 25,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, June 5th. (more...)
Overwatch League aims to turn eSports into the next NFL Overwatch League aims to turn eSports into the next NFL
- July 14, 2017

It was leaked by esports journalist Richard Lewis that those who have committed to Overwatch League spots have also been advised by Activision Blizzard that there is a similar plan for the Call of Duty scene. "We're definitely looking into something like that". "And, there are advertisers in eSports wanting to go mainstream to local networks, so there are some cross-pieces we see that are very exciting". (more...)
Nasa has discovered a 75000 mile-wide hole in the sun Nasa has discovered a 75000 mile-wide hole in the sun
- July 14, 2017

This image is a still from a NASA video captured between July 4 and 11 by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. In a statement, NASA said: 'A new sunspot group has rotated into view and seems to be growing rather quickly. When that energy is released, it has the potential to cause solar flares and huge storms. The sun is now heading into a solar minimum, and its surface had been spot-free for two days before this new sunspot came into view. (more...)
FASTENAL COMPANY (NASDAQ:FAST) Files An 8-K Other Events FASTENAL COMPANY (NASDAQ:FAST) Files An 8-K Other Events
- July 14, 2017

Krilogy Financial LLC's holdings in Fastenal Company were worth $163,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. ROI deals with the invested cash in the company and the return the investor realize on that money based on the net profit of the business. The company had revenue of $1.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.11 billion. (more...)
Sammy Sosa's lighter skin tone ignites Twitter Sammy Sosa's lighter skin tone ignites Twitter
- July 14, 2017

Sosa, who racked up 609 home runs over his illustrious Major League Baseball career, is apparently still applying that bleaching cream as his pigmentation has been altered even more over the past few years. Appearing on the show in a pink Panama hat, Sosa sent social media into a tizzy over his latest look. "I'm not a racist, I live my life happily", said Sosa in a 2009 Univision interview. (more...)
Nintendo ends production of New Nintendo 3DS in Japan
- July 14, 2017

Nintendo doesn't seem to have halted production of the Nintendo 3DS XL but it will be interesting to see how long it continues to do that before making the very same decision that it has confirmed today. If Nintendo refused to phase out any of their alternative versions of the Nintendo 3DS, the handheld line would have been stuck trying to push a whopping six different models of its popular handheld at one time. (more...)
Massive Iceberg Finally Breaks Off: Antarctic Landscape Massive Iceberg Finally Breaks Off: Antarctic Landscape "Changed Forever"
- July 14, 2017

Described as a natural event, scientists still warned that the rupture puts the Larsen C shelf in a very vulnerable position. One of the biggest icebergs ever recorded broke away from Antarctica this week, with the Director of the Antarctic Research Centre Andrew Mackintosh saying it may have an impact on local wildlife. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Getting First-Person Servers PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Getting First-Person Servers
- July 14, 2017

As if PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds wasn't already challenging enough, you will be able to bump it up a notch soon and play on first-person only dedicated servers coming sometime very soon according to a tweet from the game's Creative Director. (more...)
Hyundai i30 N Enters the Hot Hatch Arena With 270 HP Hyundai i30 N Enters the Hot Hatch Arena With 270 HP
- July 13, 2017

If that isn't quite enough for you, speccing the Performance Pack gets you 271bhp from the same engine. The former will hit 62mph from a standstill in 6.4 seconds while the more powerful version drops that time to 6.1 seconds. Speed and power are not something the i30 Fastback accomplishes, however. The reason why Hyundai hired so many German engineers is finally here. (more...)
Gran Turismo Sport gets official fall release date Gran Turismo Sport gets official fall release date
- July 13, 2017

You will also be able to get a standard edition version if you just want the game. PlayStation VR support will be provided as part of the base game. GT Sport will contain three main game modes: Campaign, Sports Mode, and Arcade Mode. No official confirmation has been made by Sony or developer Polyphony Digital, so it's now unclear if this information is accurate, much less whether this applies to Europe and worldwide. (more...)
0.78 is Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's (NYSE:VRX) Institutional Investor Sentiment 0.78 is Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's (NYSE:VRX) Institutional Investor Sentiment
- July 13, 2017

Jpmorgan Chase & Com accumulated 3,172 shares. Its down 11.13% from 50.47M shares previously. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International by 86.9% in the fourth quarter. Da Davidson has 12,543 shares for 0% of their portfolio. It also reduced Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) stake by 9,989 shares and now owns 54,989 shares. Okumus Fund Management Ltd. (more...)
Moon Express Plans Robot Outpost For Mining Minerals On Lunar South Pole Moon Express Plans Robot Outpost For Mining Minerals On Lunar South Pole
- July 13, 2017

If Moon Express pulls off the Lunar Scout landing with the MX-1E before the end of the year, it will be a triumph for space exploration. The company is set to become the first commercial presence on the Moon sending back lunar samples as well as establishing a permanent lunar research outpost. (more...)
NASA released the closest-ever images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot NASA released the closest-ever images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
- July 13, 2017

Its creator, Jason Major, a graphic designer from Warwick, Rhode Island, told NASA about his inspiration. "That is what I live for". According to NASA, the Great Red Spot's winds peak at approximately 400 miles per hour and have been swirling for more than 150 years. (more...)
FCA proposes new listing category to accommodate Saudi Aramco IPO FCA proposes new listing category to accommodate Saudi Aramco IPO
- July 13, 2017

But industry figures believe that if approved the proposals will pave the way for the controversial floatation of Saudi Aramco, the $2trn Saudi Arabian oil company, on the London Stock Exchange . Refining the listing regime in this way would make United Kingdom markets more accessible while ensuring that the protections afforded by our premium listing regime are focused and proportionate. (more...)
Amazon may give your Alexa recordings to developers Amazon may give your Alexa recordings to developers
- July 13, 2017

Worldwide, Amazon says it sold 7x more Echo devices than it did the previous year. In terms of outstanding performers, Amazon's own Echo Dot (the little sister of the larger Amazon Echo smart speaker ) was, according to the company , "not only the best-selling Amazon device this Prime Day , but also the best-selling product from any manufacturer in any category across Amazon globally". (more...)

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