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Dana White reveals who GSP will take on in his comeback fight Dana White reveals who GSP will take on in his comeback fight
- March 02, 2017

Although an official date and venue have yet to be announced , the UFC is hoping to have the fight take place in the latter half of 2017. Rumblings about a potential St-Pierre return first came to surface when he attended UFC 196. Only, it won't be in the welterweight division that St-Pierre once dominated. "They think he's beatable. That's the only reason he's in my mind", Bisping said recently on The MMA Hour. (more...)
Investors are Observing: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)
- March 02, 2017

The fund owned 12,545 shares of the software giant's stock after buying an additional 1,814 shares during the period. In related news, insider G Mason Morfit sold 4,616,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 23rd. (more...)
Horizon Zero Dawn launch trailer, first patches detailed Horizon Zero Dawn launch trailer, first patches detailed
- February 28, 2017

If you're not sure whether it's downloading yet, navigate to the game's page in the PlayStation store and initiate the download there if you need to. According to GameSpot , the game is now receiving a lot of praises after several gameplays from different sources, including a very respectable 9/10 score coming from the GameSpot crew themselves. (more...)
Huawei Honor V9: Specs, features and pricing you should know Huawei Honor V9: Specs, features and pricing you should know
- February 23, 2017

The top of the line 6GB RAM , 128GB storage is priced at $508 while the entry level 4GB, 64GB space model is just $377 which is a steal considering the unbelievable design, battery and the brilliant display the phone offers. As it is a high-end smartphone you have a fingerprint sensor on the rear and USB Type C connectivity . Honor has formalized Honor V9 in China. (more...)
Samsung leader arrested for bribery and embezzlement as corruption scandal deepens
- February 21, 2017

The Samsung boss is accused of paying 43bn won (£30.2m) in bribes Choi Soon-sil, a friend of the president in addition to embezzlement and perjury. "We're mainly focusing on the prosecutor's investigation (into Lee and Samsung)". "What would affect its businesses are the Galaxy phone's success, the performance of the semiconductor sector and how fast Chinese rivals are catching up, not whether Lee Jae-yong is arrested or not", said Park Sang-in, a professor at Seoul National University. (more...)
LG confirms 5.7-inch FullVision screen, UX 6.0 for G6
- February 17, 2017

Video and gaming content tailored for 18:9 is growing sharply, says LG. LG claims that it has managed to achieve the bigger screen-size without making the G6 any larger than the erstwhile G5. Right now, most apps are created to work in a 16:9 environment, but LG says that support for 18:9 panels is "sharply rising". The smartphone will come with an ergonomic design to ensure comfort and compatibility with existing and upcoming digital content. (more...)
GM's Opel and PSA Group in merger talks
- February 17, 2017

In a statement, PSA said: "PSA Group confirms that, together with General Motors, it is exploring numerous strategic initiatives aiming at improving its profitability and operational efficiency, including a potential acquisition of Opel". Detroit-based GM has accumulated more than $15 billion of losses at its Opel arm since 2000 but has held onto its European operations to allow it to develop compact cars and diesel engines. (more...)
Lamborghini recalls its $4 million Veneno supercar Lamborghini recalls its $4 million Veneno supercar
- February 16, 2017

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration submitted a safety recall report for the iconic carmaker's Aventador and Veneno models on February 3. The statement further added that in order to guarantee customer satisfaction, owners of the vehicles affected are being notified and requested to contact an authorized Lamborghini dealer in order to have the fuel evaporative system upgraded to the latest version. (more...)
HTC is launching its own mobile VR headset for some reason
- February 16, 2017

While details are scant for now, it's clear that HTC has high hopes for virtual reality. With Oculus placing bets on both PC and mobile VR with Rift and Gear VR, along with plans for a standalone unit that represents the best of both worlds, many have wondered if HTC might try for a strong mobile VR offering as well. (more...)
Activision Blizzard shares jump after earnings beat, buyback
- February 11, 2017

During a financial earnings conference call this week, Activision Blizzard COO Eric Hirshberg admitted that the latest Call of Duty game , Infinite Warfare , hasn't met the firm's lofty expectations. Treyarch could be working on a WWII game while Infinity Ward develops something set in the very near future and Sledgehammer puts the finishing touches on say.a Vietnam setting. (more...)
The Marathon Petroleum Corporation (mpc) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.36 The Marathon Petroleum Corporation (mpc) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.36
- February 03, 2017

The volume of 11.43 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 14.86 Million shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $49.57 and a 200 day moving average price of $44.37. The median estimate represents a +20.55% increase from the last price of 16.59. Several company insiders have filed Insider transactions, on May 31, 2016, Steven A Davis (director) purchased 1,500 shares at $34.70 per share price. (more...)
Why Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Q4 Earnings Trump Reality
- February 02, 2017

Production fell by 3% to 2.4 million barrels of oil-equivalent per day. The stock closed down 0.97 points or 1.14% at $83.89 with 19,128,106 shares getting traded. (NYSE:RIG) are -6.37%; -5.03% for the month; 36.83% for the last quarter; 36.29% for the past six-months; and 42.7% for the last 12 months. Shares of Exxon Mobil (XOM ) were declining over 1% Tuesday afternoon, after the oil giant reported weaker-than-expected fourth quarter earnings results . (more...)
Chaos Breaks Out In The Wake of Trump's Chaos Breaks Out In The Wake of Trump's "Muslim Ban"
- January 31, 2017

Surprise and a desire for retaliation are some of the reactions to President Trump's temporary ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries. CBN host David Brody asked Trump during the interview: 'As it relates to persecuted Christians, do you see them as kind of a priority here?' "There is an extreme vetting process ". (more...)
Car2Go Replacing Some Smart Cars With Mercedes-Benz Vehicles
- January 31, 2017

Currently, Car2Go members pay 41 cents per minute, $14.99 per hour or $84.99 per day to use a vehicle. Rather, its fleet will have the smaller. practical CLA and modest GLA crossover. A new pricing structure was also announced on Monday. The cars will first come to Austin, Seattle, Toronto, Portland, Vancouver, and Washington, D.C. (more...)
Gmail will start blocking JavaScript attachments in Febraury Gmail will start blocking JavaScript attachments in Febraury
- January 28, 2017

Naturally, if you have genuine reasons to share.js files, you still can do it, but you'll have to go through Google Drive instead of attaching them to Gmail emails. Gmail also blocks password protected files and archives as these, too, can be used to send malicious payloads. Other file extensions that are prohibited include.exe, .jse, .ade and.adp. (more...)
Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) Earns Average Broker Rating Of Outperform
- January 28, 2017

Buy - earnings will show the strength of this company - 43.3%. Vetr lowered Starbucks Corporation from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $62.13 price objective on the stock.in a research note on Wednesday, January 4th. Beyond its worse-than-expected same-store sales growth and full-year revenue guidance, a final reason investors may be disappointed in Starbucks' results is that the company's $5.73 billion in first-quarter revenue was lower than expected. (more...)
Resident Evil 7 Review Roundup Resident Evil 7 Review Roundup
- January 24, 2017

Ultimately Nakanishi's plan, which we're told through a translator, was to allow Capcom "to bring the core identity of Resident Evil to modern gamers in a way that would make sense for the modern gaming industry". The lack of breaks, combined with the silky smooth framerate, makes the technical accomplishment even more incredible. Fans consider Resident Evil 7: Biohazard as one of the anticipated games of 2017. (more...)
Tesla Autopilot vindicated of fatal incident - NHTSA Tesla Autopilot vindicated of fatal incident - NHTSA
- January 24, 2017

Musk also notes that some cars will need to have their cameras' angles adjusted by Tesla technicians in order to work properly with Autosteer. On top of the usual software updates for Tesla models, Elon Musk has promised yearly hardware revisions. (more...)
Trump names Pai FCC's new chairman, portending policy reversals Trump names Pai FCC's new chairman, portending policy reversals
- January 24, 2017

Wheeler's term had not expired but Trump gets to designate a new chairman as Republicans gain the FCC majority. The previous FCC chairman, Tom Wheeler, was a strong advocate for net neutrality, but the shift in stance and ruling to someone like Pai was expected when Trump took office since the president is on-record as opposing existing net neutrality rules. (more...)
Nintendo's online store crashes after pre-order of Switch Nintendo's online store crashes after pre-order of Switch
- January 24, 2017

Diehard fans of the company's hardware and software will no doubt be there to buy the system on day one, but the console's big media debut seems to have investors anxious. And candidly, the more the active gamer sees, the more excited they're going to be for that game. At the time of writing, EA has confirmed that Federation Internationale de Football Association will be making its way to the handheld-console hybrid, but no other games have been confirmed by the publisher. (more...)