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Technology Stocks Recover To Thin Losses; Retail Names Hit Hard
Author: 0 Stocks Recover To Thin Losses; Retail Names Hit Hard

Wall Street was poised for further losses at the opening bell, with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures down 0.3 percent. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite (COMP - 6,352.33) lost 18.1 points, or 0.3%. The Japanese yen strengthened by 0.5 per cent to around 109.70 per dollar. The Swiss franc rose 0.01 per cent versus the greenback, the most since late June, at 0.96 per dollar.

Technology Battlefield 1 Added to EA and Origin Access Vaults
Author: 0 Battlefield 1 Added to EA and Origin Access Vaults

It is called In the Name of the Tsar and introduces the Russian army, alongside new maps and weaponry. This means those who subscribe to EA Access (Xbox) or Origin Access (PC) will get free access to both of EA's big 2016 shooters. Currently, EA Access claims to bolster over 45 games whereas Origin Access has over 75 and counting. After following through on its promise for Titanfall 2 last month, EA has now added Battlefield 1 to the Vault for EA and Origin Access.

Technology Forget Phishing Emails, DNA Could Carry Computer Viruses
Author: 0 Forget Phishing Emails, DNA Could Carry Computer Viruses

As a result, in future, when considering the security of computational biology systems, on top of traditional concerns such as network connectivity and internal drives drive, information stored in the DNA computers are sequencing needs to be key security priority.

Technology Microsoft launches Outlook Beta
Author: 0 Microsoft launches Outlook Beta

Microsoft announced that it rolls out access to the beta over time, but did not provide a timeframe for the roll out. To opt into the beta, Outlook.com users need only click on the "Try the beta" toggle to the right of their inbox (below).

Technology The 2018 Ford F-150 is stronger than ever
Author: 0 The 2018 Ford F-150 is stronger than ever

Ford has announced that the 2018 F-150 has best-in-class payload, towing, and gas mileage. By incorporating it's segment-first 10-speed automatic, Ford has managed to increase fuel economy throughout its lineup, starting with the all-new, 3.3-liter V6, which gets 19 mpg city, 25 mpg highway and 22 mpg combined with the 4x2 system or 18 mpg, 23 mpg and 20 mpg in the 4x4.

Technology White Bronco driven in OJ Simpson's 1994 police chase to be pawned
Author: 0 White Bronco driven in OJ Simpson's 1994 police chase to be pawned

Gilbert wants $500,00 but the outlet reports that the show's host, Rick Harrison , has never paid higher than $128,000 for an item. According to TMZ , the episode in which Gilbert appears on Pawn Stars takes place next Monday. He purchased the vehicle from A.C. Cowlings-who was driving Simpson toward the Mexico border during the slow-speed chase during the Hall of Fame running back's murder investigation-at some point in the 1990s.

Technology Two more owners join the Overwatch League
Author: 0 Two more owners join the Overwatch League

Outside investors including former athletes, traditional sports teams owners, and a Chinese video game company recently added new funding to Cloud9's coffers. The League is expected to kick up later this year, with player signings occurring between August 1st and October 31st. There's always time for more cities to pop up, so we can only hope that Kansas City our home towns will get represented as the Overwatch League continues to grow.

Technology Sinead O'Connor pleads for help, says she's living in motel
Author: 0 Sinead O'Connor pleads for help, says she's living in motel

A spokesperson for the singer has since said that O'Connor is now receiving care and is surrounded by love: "She is safe, and not suicidal ". "I hope this comforts those of you were concerned", they added. At that point she was gone and we never made direct contact with her". She said they were triggered after she thought of her mother who dies in a vehicle accident in 1985.

Technology Buhari's Health: CSO hold solidarity protest in Abuja
Author: 0 Buhari's Health: CSO hold solidarity protest in Abuja

Adeyanju also slammed the police and criticised those that have condemned the protests, saying that " posterity will be unkind " to them. Therefore, every Nigerian must rise up and ask questions. "The police should review their rules of engagement and ensure that they are in line with that of modern democratic societies". "The Police personnel intervened at the point that the concerned Nigerians Group lost control of the crowd and prevented miscreants, hoodlums and other criminal elements ...

Technology Uber Launches In-App Chat Functionality
Author: 0 Uber Launches In-App Chat Functionality

Uber will be rolling out in-app messaging to both riders and drivers globally over the coming weeks. The app change follows several adjustments to the driver and rider experiences as Uber tries to retain drivers, fight off competition from Lyft, fight a legal battle against Waymo, and works to restaff its C-suite.

Technology Alexis Sanchez Likely Out Two Weeks with an Abdominal Injury
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez Likely Out Two Weeks with an Abdominal Injury

There is also the added fact of financial fair play to consider as the Ligue 1 club are now more likely to sell players to fund the Neymar deal than spending big again. But if the likes of Sanchez stay, then their chances will only improve and the positivity will only grow, even in spite of Wenger's poor management choices last season .

Technology Anker's Eufy Genie with Alexa undercuts Echo Dot by $15
Author: 0 Anker's Eufy Genie with Alexa undercuts Echo Dot by $15

But its recent product announcement, a smart speaker with Alexa integration that looks (and functions) like an Amazon Echo Dot , might take the copycat cake. Anker's Dot alternative - called the Eufy Genie - will be priced at $35 and reportedly offer roughly the same functionality as the Echo Dot . The Eufy Genie comes bundled with an AUX cable, which means that you can hook it up to your sound system.

Technology Microsoft Surface Laptops and Tablets Not Recommended by Consumer Reports
Author: 0 Microsoft Surface Laptops and Tablets Not Recommended by Consumer Reports

But as Consumer Reports notes, the reliability of Apple's laptop and tablet products are consistently the most highly rated by its readers. Microsoft's Surface family of hardware products have generally been lauded by the press for their seemingly high-quality designs, first-party status, and for getting most of the details right with regards to ergonomics and functionality (often times, later being copied by third-party manufacturers).

Author: 0 Kaspersky drops anti-trust complaint - here's what Microsoft did to appease them

Kaspersky first filed an antitrust complaint against Microsoft in its native Russian Federation last November , followed by complaints to the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office in July . Both companies simultaneously announced a resolution to almost a year of disputes that included Kaspersky alleging that Microsoft had erected unfair obstacles for independent security vendors on its Windows 10 operating system.

Technology Juvenile Babysitters Arrested After Putting Baby in Refrigerator
Author: 0 Juvenile Babysitters Arrested After Putting Baby in Refrigerator

The video, posted to Snapchat, may be hard to watch. "We can report that the child is home with a parent and is doing well", Ambrose said. In an interview with WCVB-TV (Ch. "My daughter is OK, I want everyone to know that I was not aware of the situation and it's very unfortunate", she said. After a video of the alleged incident was posted on Snapchat, law enforcement and the Department of Children and Families opened an investigation.

Technology Facebook Launches 'Watch' For Original Video On Snap's Big Day
Author: 0 Facebook Launches 'Watch' For Original Video On Snap's Big Day

The feature is only available to users in the United States for now, but once Facebook deems it worthy enough, " Watch " will roll out worldwide. Inside the Watch tab, videos will also be grouped according to popularity or those that are "most talked about", or even what the user's community is watching, e.g.

Technology Gionee launches A1 Lite, partners Airtel, Paytm for exciting offers
Author: 0 Gionee launches A1 Lite, partners Airtel, Paytm for exciting offers

The handset has 32 GB inbuilt storage which can be increased to 256 GB via microSD card. Gionee has also partnered with Airtel and Paytm to bundle a few offers with the A1 Lite. The A1 Lite comes with a metal body and the display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Under the hood, the Gionee A1 Lite is powered by a 64-bit 1.3GHz octa-core MediatTek 6753V/WA processor which is accompanied with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

Technology Asus Zenfone 4 Leak Confirms Impressive Front Dual-Camera Setup
Author: 0 Asus Zenfone 4 Leak Confirms Impressive Front Dual-Camera Setup

While the next Asus Zenfone 4 series smartphone is about to come in few weeks, the frequency of the rumours and leaks in relation to the new Asus mobile has been increased rapidly. The smartphone is scheduled to come out during late August 2017 but fortunately we don't have to anymore in order to see what hardware parts it's going to feature since everything has already been leaked.

Technology Nissan settles Takata airbags lawsuit for $97.7 million
Author: 0 Nissan settles Takata airbags lawsuit for $97.7 million

Nissan Motor and its United States unit will pay nearly US$98 million (S$1.3 billion) to settle economic-loss claims tied to Takata air bag recalls. TK Holdings Inc, the company's primary US unit, filed for Chapter 11 protection in June along with 11 other USA and Mexican entities, coinciding with Takata Corp's bankruptcy filing in Japan.

Technology FaceApp Debuts Blackface and Yellowface Filters
Author: 0 FaceApp Debuts Blackface and Yellowface Filters

Specifically, the update allows users to manipulate their selfies with filters created to mimic Asian, black, white, and Indian features. A social media app is under fire for an update enabled users to put on digital blackface . The "Asian" filter softened my features, broadening my nose a little and flattening my bulgy eyes. Lucy Yang/INSIDER FaceApp's "Indian" filter. Unsurprisingly, the app, which has faced criticism in the past for insensitive filters, saw an nearly immediate ...

Technology Lawbreakers 'Are You Skilled AF?' trailer is nuts
Author: 0 Lawbreakers 'Are You Skilled AF?' trailer is nuts

Update 1.04 for the game addresses the stuttering that you would otherwise face, for the PS4 and PS4 Pro models. Lawbreakers is now out for PC and PlayStation 4 , and has a new trailer in order to celebrate the launch. Still, this is not what any new company wants to experience when launching their first major game, especially when said problem didn't exist a week ago.

Technology The Nintendo World Championships are officially back from the dead
Author: 0 The Nintendo World Championships are officially back from the dead

This year, Nintendo takes the competition to a whole new level and will use the event to kick off the release of two titles; " Super Mario Odyssey " and " Metroid: Samus Returns ". They will also get the chance to earn My Nintendo rewards and a My Nintendo pin. The victor of the championship will receive a fancy trophy worth about $2,800, according to Nintendo , while second and third place will receive medals.

Technology Amazon and Best Buy will be retail launch partners for Essential Phone
Author: 0 Amazon and Best Buy will be retail launch partners for Essential Phone

Amazon, Tencent and Foxconn have come on as strategic investors, joining prior investors Playground, a startup accelerator co-founded by Rubin, and Redpoint, a venture capital firm, according to an Essential spokeswoman. Rubin said his new phone could find its place by disrupting that duopoly and offering customers something different. Despite executive departures, Essential faces an uphill battle in an already-crowded USA smartphone market already dominated by Apple and Samsung.

Technology Former Patriots coach Dick MacPherson passes away at age 86
Author: 0 Former Patriots coach Dick MacPherson passes away at age 86

Cause of death was not released. I knew of his name and that he had some success at Syracuse back in the '80s, but that's about it. The Orange has slumped through a decade of mediocrity, with only three winning seasons. MacPherson and the Orange went just 4-6-1 during the coach's first season and 2-9 in his second year, putting a whole lot of pressure on MacPherson to produce results in his third season.

Technology Nintendo Hands Out 'Zelda' Items Via Switch News App
Author: 0 Nintendo Hands Out 'Zelda' Items Via Switch News App

Whether Nintendo would create a brand new item is anyone's guess, but again they have for amiibo (minor stuff like new horse's bridles) and there is the Nintendo Switch T-shirt you get for buying the season pass. The first Tips from the Wild post informs the player that they can feed friendly animals, and gives the player some free items to try this out. Meat and apples themselves might not be terribly interesting, and the ability to spam-spawn these items may stop this service ever ...

Technology Critically Acclaimed Rez Infinite Stealth-Launches on PC
Author: 0 Critically Acclaimed Rez Infinite Stealth-Launches on PC

For those that don't know, Rez Infinite is a remake of the classic psychedelic rail shooter music game released by Sega in Japan all the way back in 2001. During the first month of release, there'll be a free package of bonus content available including soundtrack samples, desktop wallpapers, and avatars.

Technology Nissan Leaf images leaked on internet
Author: 0 Nissan Leaf images leaked on internet

Information on the upcoming 2018 Nissan Leaf has leaked online this week along with some grainy images of the new EV. The leaked images look legit as the exterior design is identical to official preview from the automaker. We caught a glimpse of the new Leaf's design earlier this week, and now it seems specifications of the upcoming next-gen electric vehicle have leaked online, according to screenshots captured by Autoblog of images uploaded to (and deleted from) Autobytel .

Technology Borderlands Dev Gearbox Announces New FPS Project 1v1
Author: 0 Borderlands Dev Gearbox Announces New FPS Project 1v1

We've seen cards incorporated into other FPS titles - such as Titanfall - but the fact that Gearbox is stating that the title's metagame will be based on collectible cards seems to suggest that this game may utilize collectible cards for more than just character enhancements.

Technology Usher: Insurance company says no way to paying for singer's herpes lawsuits
Author: 0 Usher: Insurance company says no way to paying for singer's herpes lawsuits

Now, her attorney Lisa Bloom is coming to her defense. Usher's insurance policy will not cover him if he loses a multi-million dollar lawsuit filed by a woman accusing the R&B star of exposing her to genital herpes. About an hour later, Sharpton says Usher arrived at her hotel and they had "sexual contact". The 21-year-old Quantasia claimed that she was 19 when she met Usher at his concert, as Sharpton stood out in the crowd for wearing a birthday crown .

Technology Remember Those Strong Password Rules? Forget Them Here's The Real Deal
Author: 0 Remember Those Strong Password Rules? Forget Them Here's The Real Deal

And while Burr regrets his advice and its negative impact, Grassi disagreed. Burr wrote his guidance on password security 'NIST Special Publication 800-63 Appendix A in 2003 while working for the U.S. His advice of changing one's password every 90 days stands largely incorrect, as most people usually make minor changes, such as altering one or two characters, which are very easy to guess.

Technology Land Rover Says No To Seven-Seat Range Rover
Author: 0 Land Rover Says No To Seven-Seat Range Rover

The All-New Land Rover Discovery is highly desirable with unrivalled capability and technology like no other. The 2017 Discovery is an important offering considering the fact that the SUV is based on the latest Premium Lightweight Architecture (PLA), making it 480kg lighter than the previous model.

Technology LG Q6, Priced in India Under Rs. 20000, to Launch on Thursday
Author: 0 LG Q6, Priced in India Under Rs. 20000, to Launch on Thursday

Having said that, the LG Q6 comes with a 5.5-inch fullHD+ (2160 x 1080) FullVision display, which offers the same aspect ratio as the LG G6 , we're looking at an 18:9 aspect ratio here. It offers Full Vision Display (18:9) which happens to be first in Industry at the price point it offers. Apart from this, their design is also like LG G6.

Technology Lenovo unveils its 'Killer' K8 Note with dual camera setup
Author: 0 Lenovo unveils its 'Killer' K8 Note with dual camera setup

Overall For the price , the Lenovo K8 Note appears to be a worthy competitor to Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4 which is now one of the best smartphone in the sub Rs 15,000 price segment. It also comes with comes with Lenovo's usual Theatermax tech and Dolby Atmos. Lenovo K8 Note comes with a dedicated music key which can also be assigned to various other applications.

Technology 'Secularism, free speech' in danger: Sonia Gandhi attacks BJP-RSS
Author: 0 'Secularism, free speech' in danger: Sonia Gandhi attacks BJP-RSS

Emphasising on the role played by the Congress in the Quit India Movement, party president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday took a veiled dig at the Centre and said "public space" is no longer open for free debate. It will not only give people a glimpse of original documents related to Quit India Movement but also of the files related to the Indian National Army or Azad Hind Fauz.

Technology Display Sensor May Debut in Galaxy Note 9
Author: 0 Display Sensor May Debut in Galaxy Note 9

If past rumors are true, the Galaxy Note 8 will wield a pair of 12-megapixel sensors, including a primary lens with an f/1.7 aperture and a telephoto lens with an f/2.4 aperture. This rumor could remain just that considering the fiasco of the exploding batteries in the Note7. We have already seen some leaked information about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8 .

Technology Overwatch just kicked off its Summer Games event
Author: 0 Overwatch just kicked off its Summer Games event

Overwatch's Summer Games event is live today and I know, I know - get to the skins already! Widowmaker , McCree , and Mercy will also be getting skins , though the rarity of the items is unclear. Lucioball earned rave reviews for its fun and fast gameplay, drawing similarities with another soccer-inspired game, Rocket League . Lucioball gets a new map, adding a space-age Sydney field to the earlier Rio-themed pitch from past year.

Technology Tile's New Bluetooth Trackers Are Its Most Powerful Yet
Author: 0 Tile's New Bluetooth Trackers Are Its Most Powerful Yet

You can also now choose from eight different tones. Both new models are more rugged than before and have a smarter, more expensive-looking design. Tile Sport and Tile Style, offer double the Bluetooth range of the Tile Mate and Tile Slim , boasting an impressive 200 foot/60 metre range.

Technology Instagram's Latest Update Expands Live, Making It Much More Useful
Author: 0 Instagram's Latest Update Expands Live, Making It Much More Useful

Once a new person is added to the live broadcast, the live video screen will be splitted in half just like the multitasking screen in Android Nougat . Now, you can have even more fun connecting with people in the moment. Select one friend to go live with and press "Add". However, most social channels are seeing a dip in live-streaming video performance.

Technology EXCITING news for Love Island's Chris and Kem
Author: 0 EXCITING news for Love Island's Chris and Kem

They added: "There will be no amusing business with this show - it will be a genuine ghost hunt". A TV insider apparently told The Sun: "Kem and Chris will begin filming for their brand new show this week". We'll be seeing a lot more of Chris on our screens. "He puts up with this wild child like a hero x". The former footie player took to Instagram to share a screenshot from a conversation in the Love Island villa when Mike warned Chris that Olivia couldn't be trusted.

Technology Apple finally joins Instagram with account highlighting photos taking with iPhone
Author: 0 Apple finally joins Instagram with account highlighting photos taking with iPhone

If we see all three models, will all of them come at the same time? Its appearance is similar to that of Andy Rubin's Essential Phone , with the screen wrapping around the cameras and speaker at the top of the handset. This leak shows two iPhone templates in production, one with a TFT-LCD screen, and one with an OLED screen, which could be the iPhone 7S and iPhone 8 respectively.

Technology Ni No Kuni 2 Special Editions and Season Pass Revealed
Author: 0 Ni No Kuni 2 Special Editions and Season Pass Revealed

However, NeoGaf user, Endless, saved the images for the special editions. Europe's editions are as described below, costing £84.99 for the Prince's Edition and 139.99 for the King's Edition . However, we have provided pre-order links for both, check them it. The Collector's Edition of Ni no Kuni II is up for pre-order on Amazon. Will you be grabbing any of these special editions? The Day One edition of the game, which despite the swanky name is just the game and the preorder ...

Technology Nissan says workers reject UAW in Mississippi
Author: 0 Nissan says workers reject UAW in Mississippi

The vote at the Canton plant could leave the UAW weakened ahead of contract negotiations with the Detroit Three automakers in 2019, when many analysts are predicting a cyclical slump for USA auto sales. Nissan says the final vote total was 2,244 to 1,307. Nissan has sought to finesse its position against unions in the USA while defending its work with organized labor in the rest of the world.

Technology Spotify For Xbox Is Live
Author: 0 Spotify For Xbox Is Live

Spotify's entire 30 million-plus song catalogue will be available on the console version of the app for both free and premium members but, should you want an ad-free experience or higher audio quality using the desktop or mobile apps, you'll need to ante up $9.99/£9.99/AU$11.99 per month.

Technology Intel unveils
Author: 0 Intel unveils "ruler" form factor for petabyte SSD storage

Intel is innovating with new form factors of comptuing products and it has been showing off some incredible products. However, ruler SSDs aren't the only storage solutions that Intel is touting this week. This is not Intel's only SSD-related announcement. Intel dual port portfolio plans as of August 7, 2017 spans Intel® 3D NAND SSDs and Intel® Optane™ SSDs.

Technology Boycott India at ICC events: Javed Miandad to PCB
Author: 0 Boycott India at ICC events: Javed Miandad to PCB

Please Wait while comments are loading. He asserted that despite India and Pakistan being equal members of the ICC, other members had not recognized the injustice that is being done to Pakistan. India has already been given the hosting rights of the 2017 edition, which is seen as a good run out for the players ahead of the 2018 Under-19 World Cup to be held in New Zealand.

Technology Final Fantasy XIV tops 10 million cumulative players
Author: 0 Final Fantasy XIV tops 10 million cumulative players

The age of adventure has begun. Square Enix ditched the original development team, drafted in new staff and relaunched Final Fantasy 14 as A Realm Reborn in August 2013. Players will be able to obtain event items as well, including a dyeable Faire version of a popular set of equipment. Bored of Azeroth? Final Fantasy 14's latest expansion puts it on our list of new MMOs for you to try this year.

Technology Sharp has officially introduced a new smartphone Aquos S2
Author: 0 Sharp has officially introduced a new smartphone Aquos S2

It comes in two models: the "standard edition" has a Snapdragon 630 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage, and the "high edition" has a Snapdragon 660 processor, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. Jumping straight to the specifications, the smartphone features a 5.5-inch Full HD+ LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2040 pixels and 55 nits brightness along with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection.

Author: 0 Trump's approval rating is still stuck in a rut

If the pollsters continue to concentrate their polling on parts of the country, such as NY and San Francisco, President Trump's favorable numbers will never increase. It's now been six months since President Trump took office, and according to a new CNN poll, many Americans don't have much faith in the billionaire businessman.