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Author: 0 Activision Blizzard Incorporated (NASDAQ:ATVI) Shorted Shares Increased By 19.64%

It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. Hillsdale Inv Management, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 5,200 shares. Johnson Grp Inc Inc accumulated 480 shares or 0% of the stock. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, August 8 by Stifel Nicolaus. Vetr upgraded Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) on Friday, August 7 with "Overweight" rating.

Author: 0 A Moment That Captures Why Super Mario Odyssey Seems So Special

Check out the below video from SwitchForce to see Cappy in action. Players will be able to swing it around enemies, use it a temporary platform to hop on and can be used to transform Mario into other characters or objects. In each case I was rewarded a Power Moon for my curiosity, capabilities or guile. Notably absent, however, is something that's become a bit of a hallmark for Nintendo games: local co-op.

Author: 0 Amazon buys Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Amazon's announcement of buying Whole Foods on Friday could eventually change the grocery industry . Pachter said that if Amazon gets 20 million members of its Prime loyalty program to pay $15 a month extra for AmazonFresh grocery-delivery service, that's 20 million people not going to traditional supermarkets.

Author: 0 The Xbox One X Is Not For Everybody, Says Microsoft's Phil Spencer

Both the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro deliver 1TB of storage , with some observers surprised that Microsoft refrained from outranking Sony in this department. Aaron Greenberg himself has reported enthusiastically this milestone, in which we see Xbox One X leading the list of most wished product on Amazon, that is something thrilling.

Technology Best Buy offers $25/$50 with new Apple iPad Pro preorders
Author: 0 Best Buy offers $25/$50 with new Apple iPad Pro preorders

This means apps that have not been updated since 2015 may stop working on devices that have received the update. The iOS 11 update is coming in the fall and there is an iOS 11 beta available today that you can install on a spare device to try out the new iOS 11 features early.

Author: 0 Microsoft says Xbox One X's steep price tag won't turn a profit

At the core of the system is its support for ultra high-definition 4K gaming . Microsoft showed the new Xbox One X at E3 2017 and it is a attractive machine but inessential. Even though Xbox One X lacks VR technology, it looked very promising in its debut last Sunday at E3. Other titles launching with the console include Crackdown 3 and Sea of Thieves other big games revealed were Metro Exodus , PC gaming favorites making their console debuts Player Unknown's ...

Author: 0 Amazon deal slams retailers as Dow edges to record

Just two years ago, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey told Bloomberg BusinessWeek that Amazon's foray into grocery delivery would be " Amazon's Waterloo ". Amazon , founded by Palmetto High-grad Jeff Bezos, meanwhile, has been expanding its reach in goods, services, entertainment - and groceries. Meanwhile, the more than 460 Whole Foods stores in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom could be turned into distribution hubs - not just for delivering groceries but as pickup centers for ...

Author: 0 Firefighters Respond to Fire Engulfing London Apartment

Dozens of people attending a protest for the victims stormed the town hall in London's richest borough yesterday afternoon, accusing the authorities of ignoring their plight. London police said an investigation, led by a detective from its homicide and major crime unit, would examine whether criminal offences had been committed although they said there was nothing to suggest the fire was started deliberately .

Author: 0 Why Nintendo's E3 2017 Wasn't As Successful As You Think

While details are light on the upcoming Pokemon RPG, we know that Game Freak itself is developing the game as a core entry on the Switch . So the Nintendo 3DS is here to stay for quite some time, though it'll exist side by side with the Switch, with Fils-Aime has stated that it's meant to "deliver that great home console performance" that you "just happen to be able to undock [and] take with you".

Author: 0 Super Mario Odyssey Co-Op Mode Demoed In New Footage

As with any form of entertainment there are different types ranging from gung-ho action games with little plot, to social, economic, and political statements being made within these games. Cappy allows players to perform actions that the lead character can not. Cappy also helps in solving puzzles in the game. People have Mario throwing Cappy onto literally everything.

Author: 0 Amazon Buying Whole Foods? What Small Businesses Can Learn

The acquisition , expected to close this year, is more than 10 times larger than what Amazon spent on its next-biggest deal, the purchase of online shoe retailer Zappos in 2009. While the transaction is subject to approval by Whole Foods' shareholders, regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, the two parties expect to close the deal during the second half of 2017.

Author: 0 Hurricane Energy PLC (HUR) Price Target Cut to GBX 85

Its up 0.26, from 0.86 in 2016Q3. (NYSE:PRI). Ridgeworth Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.17% or 284,847 shares. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company's stock.

Technology Bill Cosby's sexual assault jury deadlocked
Author: 0 Bill Cosby's sexual assault jury deadlocked

Richard Schaffer, the detective who took Cosby's statement, and asking him to verify what he wrote in his reports. His lawyer has said they were lovers sharing a consensual sexual encounter. "Today we have really seen Mr Cosby get the justice he was looking for", Wyatt told reporters outside the court house. "If she insists, that could hold some weight", he said.

Technology TSX up on energy, but grocery stocks hammered
Author: 0 TSX up on energy, but grocery stocks hammered

Whole Foods has some 460 stores in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom , including 17 in New Jersey. "However they're going to use Whole Foods in their portfolio, you're going to see it here in Dallas", Cox said. Both Whole Foods and Amazon's stock shares have risen since the announcement of the deal. Just two years ago, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey predicted disaster for Amazon's foray into grocery delivery , telling Bloomberg BusinessWeek it would be " Amazon's ...

Technology Microsoft Revealed New Details About the Xbox Game Pass Service at E3
Author: 0 Microsoft Revealed New Details About the Xbox Game Pass Service at E3

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass, the monthly subscription service offering over 100 games for Xbox One users to download, will add at least five new games every month, the company said. Just two weeks after the launch of the already popular Xbox Game Pass subscription service, more details have been released. Xbox Game Pass lets you install select games directly to your Xbox.

Author: 0 Microsoft Explains Why Xbox One X Is Worth $100 Premium

Head of Xbox Software Engineering Kareem Choudhry examined the new framework toward the begin of the Xbox question and answer session. Xbox One X will debut on November 7 for $499 United States dollars. That's a whole $100 more than Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro . During the demonstration, which happened a couple of days prior to E3 2017 , the console hit 60 fps constantly at 4K resolution.

Author: 0 E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Co-op Revealed

Single player mode shows Mario's hat as a crucial device since it can be employed to catch enemies and other flying objects, as spotted by Polygon . Super Mario Odyssey launches October 27 for the Nintendo Switch. We want people to smile and have fun when they play our games. Or even a more advanced version of Super Mario Galaxy's co-op where the second player could point a Wiimote at the screen and pick up collectables.

Author: 0 Minecraft Update to Add Cross-Platform Play

These allow players to mess around in completely unique worlds built by dedicated fans. " As expected , a "#Minecraft" update coming this summer to #Xbox One will support cross-play between the console , the "Pocket Edition" for mobile, and the " Windows 10 Edition".

Author: 0 Cosby jury back to work on verdict for 5th day

According to Radar's source inside the courtroom - where tensions were higher than ever - O'Neill addressed Cosby directly during his tirade Friday morning, explaining due process and insisting that the jury has the right to deliberate as long as they so chose.

Technology Apple legalizes and taxes in-app tipping for content creators
Author: 0 Apple legalizes and taxes in-app tipping for content creators

Apple is now making this possible by permitting tipping from within apps using in-app purchases. Not all developers out there want your birth certificate and bathing schedule, but enough have proven themselves less than scrupulous over the years , so anything Apple and Google do to help users limit data collection and location tracking is always welcome.

Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Grocer stocks plunge on Whole Foods deal

Organic and specialty foods distributor United Natural Foods dropped 14.7% to $33.92 and Sysco Foods fell 3.8% to $53.41. The move marks Amazon's commitment to dive further into the grocery market. Instacart and Whole Foods did not immediately respond to request for comment. Amazon , meanwhile, has been expanding its reach in goods, services, and entertainment.

Technology Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC Holds Stake in Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
Author: 0 Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC Holds Stake in Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of XOM in report on Wednesday, July 22 to "Conviction Buy" rating. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Friday, December 2 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 29 by Susquehanna. Its down 0.04, from 0.87 in 2016Q3. 99 funds opened positions while 531 raised stakes.

Author: 0 What Motion Fluent Design Can Do For Xbox One X UI?

It has now been a couple of days since head of Xbox Phil Spencer fully unveiled the Xbox One X at E3 2017 , coming November 7 for the high price of £449/$499. This is true as the Xbox One X does feature a customized AMD graphics capable of 6 teraflops of performance alongside 12GB of GDDR5 RAM. Xbox also comes with 12 GB of memory, while PS4 Pro offers only 8 GB.

Technology CEO Cook teases more details on Apple's car project
Author: 0 CEO Cook teases more details on Apple's car project

Apple still won't say publicly if it intends to sell a auto of its own, but Cook's remarks implied that the company is less interested in building a machine on wheels than developing the software or brains that could power one. "Apple clearly needs to branch out from its reliance on smartphones, but the actual markets for autonomous cars have yet to be established, and demand is likely to vary wildly according to situation and place", King told TechNewsWorld.

Author: 0 Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

It quoted five people briefed on the requests and said those who have agreed to be interviewed are Daniel Coats, the director of national intelligence, Admiral Mike Rogers, head of the National Security Agency, and his recently departed deputy, Richard Ledgett.

Technology Katy Perry admits to being a victim of suicidal thoughts
Author: 0 Katy Perry admits to being a victim of suicidal thoughts

Perry may not want to rest on her Twitter laurels, however. "I feel like sometimes the church does more judging than loving and that's why it doesn't feel safe for me sometimes", Perry continued. She embraces Lewis several times and calls her "my favorite singer growing up", "my Madonna". "I can't wait because I really have some songs to write about", he said.

Technology Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal
Author: 0 Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal

Whole Foods is the most heavily shorted name in the food retail space, with short interest of 28.1 million shares, or $1.2 billion, almost as much as Kroger Co, Casey's General Stores Inc and Sprouts Farmers Market Inc combined, according to S3 Partners.

Author: 0 Apple new iMac with Intel Kaby Lake platform

Overall, the latest version of iOS , which to-date has been mostly iPhone-first in terms of development focus, is a more significant update for the iPad Pro than it is for the iPhone (at least, for any now released iPhones). iMessage app store also gets a new app drawer for swift access to stickers and apps. Users have the option of sending an auto reply to contacts listed in "Favorites" to let them know they are driving and cannot respond while the vehicle is moving.

Author: 0 London fire: PM May orders public inquiry

One officer was in tears after seeing someone plunge out a window, Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton told Sky News. A number of residents trapped inside the burning building jumped from windows in a bid to escape. "The residents and others have some really serious questions to put to ministers and the people who run the building", he said. "She was with a group of people in the fire escape, in the fire stairs, they live on the 20th floor", said Ms Ruiz.

Technology IO Interactive Becomes Independent Studio
Author: 0 IO Interactive Becomes Independent Studio

The developer said in a statement today that it is now fully independent after "successfully conclud [ing] negotiations with Square Enix". It included the Hitman rights. Our live product has disrupted the video game business and has received recognition and praise from press, community and our fans. It's unclear if they'll self-publish but we may hear more about that later down the line.

Author: 0 PS4 sales hit 60 million with huge software attach rate

Comparing this year's gameplay trailer to the awesome Spider-Man reveal trailer from last year , the developer explained that "you're seeing improvements across the board". While it would please anyone to tell their friends that the game is right around the corner, Sony and Marvel's Spider-Man won't be released until 2018.

Author: 0 Phil Spencer Wants to Bring Game Pass and Emulation to PC

In order to showcase the power of the new Xbox One X, the company had to use games. The PS4 Pro , which hit the market late previous year, became the first available "4K" gaming console and helped to solidify Sony's lead in the current generation console race.

Technology Shadow of the Colossus remake announced for PS4
Author: 0 Shadow of the Colossus remake announced for PS4

The unveiling also showed the gameplay and a little abut how the story will go about and honestly, we're a little more excited about this game than we are about the movie that comes out this July! The game content is the same as the original version, but all the assets are being remade .

Author: 0 E3 2017: Sony stuns with Shadow of the Colossus remake

Hungry for more new PC games coming soon? The line-up included the first " Uncharted " game to feature a heroine in place of the "Nathan Drake" hero, a " God of War " sequel with a mighty father-son theme, and a pulse-pounding title starring " Spiderman " of Marvel Comics fame.

Author: 0 Mueller considering possible obstruction of justice case against Trump, report says

On the same day Comey was visiting his father, the president, too, found himself in New Jersey and took to Twitter to denounce his former Federal Bureau of Investigation director and said what Comey had done was "cowardly". Trump was forced to fire Flynn in February after he misled the White House about his contacts with Russian officials past year as a member of Trump's transition team.

Author: 0 Everything you need to know from Sony's E3 2017 briefing

The initial trailer was shown at last year's E3, but not much had been heard from the game until now. When Spidey finally catches up to the helicopter he's been chasing in the E3 demo, he's surprised by an aggressive-looking Mr. we now have all of the details you're craving for. There should be updates on several previously announced titles, including zombie survival Days Gone , myth-based action franchise reboot God of War , sci-fi thriller Detroit: Gone Human , and lighthearted ...

Author: 0 Xbox One X: More Speed, More Muscle

But one important aspect that sets the console apart is performance. That was true, with one big caveat: for the most part, Microsoft was talking about console exclusives. Coming off of the newly-named Xbox One X's reveal , Microsoft is running on quite the high. We'll find out later this year what to expect when the service officially launches.

Author: 0 Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Talks On 60FPS Mandate On Xbox One X

Luckily, Microsoft believes this to be the right direction, too. Microsoft didn't use up any of its stage time at E3 2017 to go over the hardware specs of Xbox One X - formerly known as Project Scorpio. There's absolute difference when it comes to the specs of the old and the new console . Sony has the broader and more exciting slate of exclusive games, plus it has the only console VR solution out there, since Microsoft opted to stay out of that fight.

Author: 0 Microsoft Hits Back at Sony's Cross Play Comments

They plan to do so by connecting all the different games, whether they are or not on the Microsoft platforms, with the help of the Xbox Live service. Also on the way from Ubisoft is a new entry to the Assassin's Creed franchise, in the form of Assassin's Creed: Origins . " South Park: The Fractured But Whole " looks great, as does " Far Cry 5 ".

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower fire: Cladding used on block 'was banned in US'

When fire swept through Grenfell Tower in London's north Kensington neighborhood shortly after midnight Wednesday, many residents in the 24-story apartment complex home were fast asleep. Authorities say the death toll is expected to rise, but they haven't been able to provide a specific figure for the number of people missing. "I've come here today because I wanted to meet residents".

Technology Minecraft Cross-Platform Play Not Coming to PS4 Because Sony 'Refused'
Author: 0 Minecraft Cross-Platform Play Not Coming to PS4 Because Sony 'Refused'

During E3 this year, Microsoft announced that it would be supporting cross play between Nintendo Switch , Xbox One , PC, mobile and VR Minecraft , connecting players regardless of platform. "And I can see your eyes rolling". "We've got to be mindful of our responsibility to our install base". Microsoft has also dropped any specific branding and it is now just Minecraft , that you will be playing.

Technology Microsoft Now Planning Two Windows Server Feature Updates Per Year
Author: 0 Microsoft Now Planning Two Windows Server Feature Updates Per Year

In this new model, Windows Server releases are identified by the year and month of release: for example, in 2017, a release in the 9th month (September) would be identified as version 1709. Windows Server 2016 has been part of Microsoft's recent push into the hybrid cloud space, along with Azure Stack, which is created to bring all the benefits of the Azure public cloud platform on customers' own equipment.

Author: 0 Insomniac Games Suggests 'Spider-Man' Manhattan Map Will Be Huge

Thankfully, E3 did not disappoint, and the title was showcased as part of Sony's press conference. Underneath that iconic red and blue costume lies both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, with the promise that you can use him both as a simple security sensor through his LCD eyes (that's his "Spider-sense", naturally), as well as to play games with him via the free app.

Technology Indian court convicts Abu Salem, others in 1993 Mumbai blasts case
Author: 0 Indian court convicts Abu Salem, others in 1993 Mumbai blasts case

He also financed the travel of the various accused to Pakistan where they were given arms training, as well as their stay in Dubai. It termed his role "communal" and said he was one of the initiators of the conspiracy. In an understanding with the Portugal government, Salem was extradited to India in 2005 on the condition that he wouldn't face capital punishment.

Author: 0 Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7bn

The hedge fund said the company was undervalued and needed to overhaul its operations and consider "strategies alternatives", a term usually used to indicate a sale. And Whole Foods - often derided as "Whole Paycheck" - has struggled in recent years to keep up with emerging competitors that are expanding nationwide with cheaper items.

Technology IOS 11 on the iPad is all kinds of awesome
Author: 0 IOS 11 on the iPad is all kinds of awesome

You can place icons for all your frequently used controls and use the full screen for icon placement. In another option, you can disable app review prompts altogether. In the new App Store , you get a new Today section on launch so you can see what's new for that day. iOS 11 has been introduced into the mobile world.

Technology Apple poaches top two Sony TV execs to boost video content
Author: 0 Apple poaches top two Sony TV execs to boost video content

They are exiting a year after they were promoted with additional responsibilities of worldwide television following the retirement of Sony Pictures TV chairman Steve Mosko. Apple is getting serious about TV. Van Amburg and Erlicht have spearheaded a decade of rapid growth of Sony TV's original series unit, with the SPT slate of original primetime shows more than tripling and expanding into cable and streaming.