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Tech Zip wire almost two miles long breaks world record
Author: 0 Zip wire almost two miles long breaks world record

The Jebel Jais Flight takes thrill-seekers atop the country's largest mountain peak, from a launch pad 1,680 meters (5,512 feet) above sea level. A 42-year-old Asian man died and two others sustained injuries in Ras Al Khaimah auto accident on Thursday night.

Tech Rockstar Spills the Beans on Red Dead Redemption 2 Release
Author: 0 Rockstar Spills the Beans on Red Dead Redemption 2 Release

Rockstar obviously had plenty of remorse when they broke the news to their fans who have been awaiting a follow-up since the last title's 2010 release in a blog release , "We are excited to announce that Red Dead Redemption 2 will be released on October 26th, 2018".

Tech PS4 Reaches 76.5 Million Consoles Sold Worldwide
Author: 0 PS4 Reaches 76.5 Million Consoles Sold Worldwide

Sony's PlayStation 4 has been a consistently high performer, taking the crown as the best selling console of this generation thus far. It's safe to say overall PS4 shipments will overtake the PS3 by the end of the year. Announced in Sony's latest earnings report, the games division as a whole earned ¥718 billion ($6.5 billion USD), a 16.2% rise. From the financial report also comes the announcement that the current CEO of Sony, Kazuo Hirai, will leave his post on April 1, 2018 ...

Tech New Office will only run on Windows 10
Author: 0 New Office will only run on Windows 10

Microsoft finds these apps "problematic" for regular Windows users, so Windows Defender will now classify these apps as "unwanted software" and remove them from PCs. Windows 10 is the latest OS from Microsoft which the company pushed a lot for, even upgraded many users without their consent. However, Windows 7 retains loyalty, especially amongst business users.

Tech The Popular Lunar New Year Event Returns to Overwatch Next Week
Author: 0 The Popular Lunar New Year Event Returns to Overwatch Next Week

So if you didn't capture all the outfits you wanted in Year of the Rooster last year, this is a good chance to clean house on new ones that will be introduced. In this case, it is the " year of the dog " which brings fortune and personality. As always, we can probably expect new seasonal skins for the limited event.

Tech YouTube Go expands to more than 130 countries starting today
Author: 0 YouTube Go expands to more than 130 countries starting today

The app also makes it possible to preview videos before downloading them, and choose the download quality of each video. Those in the U.S. will have to stick to the regular version of YouTube for the time being. Though YouTube has developed a diverse, worldwide audience, many of its users struggle to scrounge up the data they need to watch videos on their devices, especially in nations that lack the internet infrastructure of the first world.

Tech Monster Hunter World Update Fixes Matchmaking on Xbox One
Author: 0 Monster Hunter World Update Fixes Matchmaking on Xbox One

Notably, the game's matchmaking features on Xbox One didn't work, nor did SOS flares. A new patch to the game should address one the biggest issues users have experienced, which is Xbox matchmaking failures. Fixed all matchmaking functionality issues for Xbox One players, including "Matchmake", "Filter Search", "Squad Sessions", and "Respond to SOS". What changes should Capcom fix or tweak in Monster Hunter World ASAP? Monster Hunter World is available now for PlayStation 4 and Xbox ...

Tech The foldable Samsung Galaxy X might be unveiled end of this year
Author: 0 The foldable Samsung Galaxy X might be unveiled end of this year

So you can expect the Galaxy S9 to debut around then. Samsung has a foldable phone in the making and it does sound like another prototype that we will never get to see. Regardless of the fact that the Galaxy S9 battery may not be a massive improvement over the S8, it will likely perform far better due to the inclusion of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845's energy efficiency.

Tech Analyst Activity - Jefferies Group Reiterates Buy on Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA)
Author: 0 Analyst Activity - Jefferies Group Reiterates Buy on Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA)

It has outperformed by 29.75% the S&P500. Hanseatic Management Services Inc increased its stake in Boeing Company (BA) by 93.73% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Electronic Arts Inc ., where 5 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 0 analysts have given a Buy signal, 1 said it's a HOLD, and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

Tech Bungie Publishes Destiny 2 Development Roadmap
Author: 0 Bungie Publishes Destiny 2 Development Roadmap

Bungie had provided a huge, rough outline for the game's upcoming updates a few weeks ago , explaining the studio planned to fix lingering issues and expand with more content for all players. By March 27, there could be changes to weapons and abilities (in other words, a potentially major balancing update), Crucible playlist and gameplay tweaks, and Heroic Strike modifiers.

Tech I'm a Good Guy
Author: 0 I'm a Good Guy

And YouTube ultimately chose to remove Paul from its premium advertising program, Google Preferred . He recently uploaded a video about suicide prevention to his YouTube. In an interview with ABC's " Good Morning America " on Thursday, Paul says that he realizes the impact of his actions, and believes the criticism he has received is fair.

Tech Fight! Corvette ZR1 beats Ford GT's lap record
Author: 0 Fight! Corvette ZR1 beats Ford GT's lap record

Especially because it just beat the Ford GT around VIR with a lap time of 2:37.25 by using sheer muscle and add-ons that a blue-collar worker with CAD skills and a fiberglass workshop could have come up with. Those sound nearly like excuses to us - as though Ford was aware its VIR lap record might already have been broken. Let us know below after you've watched the blistering lap in the video above.

Tech Psyonix details upcoming Rocket League plans, including graphical modes for Switch
Author: 0 Psyonix details upcoming Rocket League plans, including graphical modes for Switch

In-game Tournaments, it said, would allow players, "from Rookie to Rocketeer", to take part in competitions without ever needing to leave the game client. Once the Spring Update is out, Psyonix will offer more news on its summer roadmap plans. One of the main things Psyonix wants to highlight is that players now won't have to wait too long between Competitive Seasons due to a new alternating schedule of Content Updates with Feature Updates, meaning they can provide a more frequent and ...

Tech Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) Cut to
Author: 0 Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) Cut to "Buy" at Vetr

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Advanced Micro Devices from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, October 27 by Bank of America. Radian Group Inc (NYSE:RDN) was reduced too. The direction of this stock is getting Strengthening.This is an indicator for investors to know whether the stock is heading towards a Buy or Sell, or whether the Hold is advancing towards a Buy or a Sell.

Tech Google cracked down on Play Store app malware in 2017
Author: 0 Google cracked down on Play Store app malware in 2017

Despite all the security measures, initiatives, app scanners and AI driven algorithm, some malicious apps always make to Google Play , and Google is also aware of it. Potentially harmful applications that can harm your device, including phishing and fraudulent apps. Google's Play Store is a mess. "While small in volume, PHAs pose a threat to Android users and we invest heavily in keeping them out of the Play Store ", says Google .

Tech Thandi Modise is resolute: Sona will proceed as scheduled
Author: 0 Thandi Modise is resolute: Sona will proceed as scheduled

The opposition has said it wants Zuma to be removed from office before delivering the state-of-the-nation speech. "They did not write to the NCOP chair, despite Sona being a joint sitting", she said. He requests Mbete to start processes of rescheduling Parliament's programme. Malema, in the letter he sent to Mbete, said he believed that Parliament would this time reach a different conclusion on a motion of no confidence than it had done late previous year.

Tech Petrol, diesel to be cheaper by Rs 2 per litre
Author: 0 Petrol, diesel to be cheaper by Rs 2 per litre

With crude oil price inching towards $70 a barrel, Oil Ministry had earlier sought the intervention of the finance ministry to cut down the excise duty on petrol and diesel in the budget. On diesel as well, the excise duty has been cut by Rs 2 to reach Rs 6.33 per litre. Notably, the prices of petrol and diesel have been increasing in the recent past due to the rising price of crude oil in global market and weakening Indian Rupee.

Tech Nokia 8, Nokia 5 prices reportedly dropped by up to Rs 8000
Author: 0 Nokia 8, Nokia 5 prices reportedly dropped by up to Rs 8000

Nokia 5 is a mid-range option in the market from HMD Global . HMD also hasn't confirmed the new prices of the smartphones. The Nokia 5 includes a 5.2-inch display and is powered by a Snapdragon 430 processor paired with 2GB of RAM. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with expandable memory via microSD card up to 256GB. In terms of optics, the phone sports a 13MP autofocus rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual-tone LED Flash.

Tech Black History Month events lined up for MC
Author: 0 Black History Month events lined up for MC

In 1970, due to the Black United students and Black educators at Kent State University, the month of February marked the first celebration of Black History Month at the institution. The Black History 101 Mobile Museum has received numerous awards, most notably state tributes from Oklahoma (Citation of Recognition, 2016) and Michigan (Special Tribute Proclamation, 2013).

Tech SMMT confirms fall in United Kingdom vehicle production
Author: 0 SMMT confirms fall in United Kingdom vehicle production

That's the assessment of the Society of Motor Manufactures and Traders, which said Wednesday that investment in the industry fell 34% past year because of uncertainty over Brexit. This means maintaining the UK's membership of the single market and customs union and addressing critical details that, if ignored, could have a damaging effect on the industry's competitiveness.

Tech Square's Cash App Adds Option to Buy and Sell Bitcoin
Author: 0 Square's Cash App Adds Option to Buy and Sell Bitcoin

Jack Dorsey , the creator of Square , announced the development on Twitter Wednesday. Though Cash App, a Venmo competitor, is primarily used to settle small payments between friends, the bitcoin feature is only for buying, selling, and holding the cryptocurrency, which has traded around $10,000 for the last couple of weeks.

Tech Windows Defender will soon detect, remove cleaner scareware
Author: 0 Windows Defender will soon detect, remove cleaner scareware

According to Microsoft , this will protect customers in the long term. Microsoft's beef with such programs is that they can pressure customers into making unnecessary purchase decisions. Targeted programs will include any that exaggerate the severity of reported errors in order to get you to pay to fix them or perform another action such as signing up for a newsletter.

Tech (MSFT) Position Lowered by Wesbanco Bank Inc
Author: 0 (MSFT) Position Lowered by Wesbanco Bank Inc

Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 77 investors sold T shares while 609 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 40 investors sold MSFT shares while 952 reduced holdings.

Tech Student brought gun to night class at Belleville West, superintendent says
Author: 0 Student brought gun to night class at Belleville West, superintendent says

The incident took place in the school's weight room at about 6:20 a.m. January 23, when a teacher was involved in a disturbance with two students, police said. We also need your help to ensure that our students fully understand the importance of keeping our campuses weapon-free. The student is now not in school and faces disciplinary action consistent with Board of Education policy.

Tech Qualcomm expands licensing deal with Samsung as charges cut into profit
Author: 0 Qualcomm expands licensing deal with Samsung as charges cut into profit

Qualcomm's shares were little changed Wednesday afternoon despite the wireless pioneer reporting a almost $6 billion loss due to foreign fines and changes in federal tax laws. Qualcomm aims to implement reductions across businesses to reduce annual costs by $1 billion. The complaint has led other Taiwanese partners to withhold royalty payments, further hampering Qualcomm's lucrative licensing business.

Tech Shahid is paternal figure to me: Ishaan Khatter
Author: 0 Shahid is paternal figure to me: Ishaan Khatter

He is nearly like a teacher. I learnt so much by watching him, I can't possibly consider myself a competition to him. In fact, I would say we are a team. Did he discuss with Shahid before signing the film? I felt strongly about the film. "Firstly (for this piece of work) the award goes out to Majid Majidi-the masterful, wonderful, absolute legend of a man.

Tech Microsoft Sales Lifted by Cloud Computing
Author: 0 Microsoft Sales Lifted by Cloud Computing

The hardware and cloud services giant unveiled adjusted earnings of 96 cents per share, about 10 cents ahead of the 86 cents per share that Wall Street called for, according to Thomson Reuters . For the last three months of 2017, the company booked a $13.8 billion charge linked to the USA tax reforms passed at the end of past year. Revenues in More Personal Computing segment, which includes Windows operating system, increased 2 percent to $12.2 billion.

Author: 0 Which Insider bought 4954 Shares Of Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)?

The company has market cap of $81.13 billion. The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.097 during the last trading session, reaching $57.093. About 2.99 million shares traded. GHP Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 7,657 shares of the coffee company's stock worth $446,000 after purchasing an additional 64 shares during the period.

Tech Recent Overwatch Update Nerfs Mercy and Junkrat
Author: 0 Recent Overwatch Update Nerfs Mercy and Junkrat

Junkrat's abilities were also changed a bit, with his Concussion Mine dealing less damage to targets further away from the explosion's epicenter; or in Blizzard's words, he can "still dish out similar damage but he must now be more accurate with his tosses".

Tech Swara Bhaskar told after trolled on 'Padmaavat'
Author: 0 Swara Bhaskar told after trolled on 'Padmaavat'

Divya Dutta said she enjoyed the film very much and saw it as a story set centuries ago. Swara had written in the letter that the film reduced her and women all over to feel like they are mere vaginas and their life revolves around keeping it pure.