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Apple May Develop Its Own Venmo-esque Cash App Apple May Develop Its Own Venmo-esque Cash App
- April 28, 2017

One source told Recode that the company plans to announce the service by the end of the year. Apple is in talks to launch its own money transfer service similar to Venmo , according Recode . This would put Apple in a position to compete with existing services like Venmo or Square Cash. It is now the most widely accepted mobile payment system in terms of support by USA retailers and enjoys wide acceptance globally among banks and financial institutions. (more...)
BlackBerry KEYOne U.S. Release Date Confirmed BlackBerry KEYOne U.S. Release Date Confirmed
- April 28, 2017

It has a 4.5-inch FullHD IPS touchscreen, an octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor and 64-bit Adreno 605 GPU. The delay isn't expected to hurt sales much, analysts said, partly because there are 275 million BlackBerry customers worldwide - many of whom may want a newer phone with physical keys. (more...)
Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age Gets New Screenshots And Trailer Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age Gets New Screenshots And Trailer
- April 28, 2017

But let's hope that Square Enix gets both games " Kingdom Hearts 3 " and "Final Fantasy VII Remake" right this time. The talks regarding " Kingdom Hearts 3's release date began when the company's investor document has been shared in NeoGaf ". (more...)
Kia Motors to start work on $1.1-bn India manufacturing facility Kia Motors to start work on $1.1-bn India manufacturing facility
- April 28, 2017

The announcement came after Kia and Hyundai Motor suffered a March sales slump in China, their biggest market, and sharply cut production in the wake of Seoul's decision to deploy a U.S. Kia would adjust its China production to reduce inventories, cut costs and launch new models including a small crossover to minimise the impact of the political row, he said. (more...)
Featured Stock Overview: Intel Corporation
- April 28, 2017

Gould Asset Mngmt Ltd Co Ca reported 7,987 shares. HighPoint Advisor Group LLC boosted its position in shares of Intel by 1.5% in the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a "top pick" rating and set a $45.00 price target on shares of Intel in a research report on Tuesday, January 3rd. Intel said platform average selling prices in the business fell 3 percent sequentially, which, Cassidy said, may cause some concern. (more...)
Nintendo Switch sales are off to a very strong start
- April 28, 2017

In an earnings report released earlier today, Nintendo confirmed that the Pokemon franchise helped boost their 2016 revenue and profits. These numbers suggest that Breath of the Wild and the Switch sold nearly 1:1, which would make it the most successful launch game ever outside of bundled titles such as Wii Sports. (more...)
Senate confirms No. 2 at Justice; will lead Russian Federation probe Senate confirms No. 2 at Justice; will lead Russian Federation probe
- April 27, 2017

Senate seat Dems: Trump risks government shutdown over border wall Miners' union shouldn't look to feds to bail out mismanaged pension fund MORE (D-N.Y.) said that Rosenstein told him during a private meeting that "he would appoint a special counsel to conduct that investigation if one is required". (more...)
Google to Revise Search Rankings to Downplay Fake News, Hate Speech Google to Revise Search Rankings to Downplay Fake News, Hate Speech
- April 27, 2017

The tech giant revealed Tuesday that new "Search ranking" and " Direct feedback tools " are now available for users, as tools created to improve the Google search experience. Fighting fake news can be tricky because in some cases what is viewed as being blatantly misleading by one person might be interpreted as being mostly true by another. (more...)
Nokia 3310 to launch in India soon Nokia 3310 to launch in India soon
- April 25, 2017

The users are popular with the Nokia phone for its good battery backup and the features that Nokia provides to the users. If the report is to be true, Nokia will be taking a massive leap towards success and may even return to their once glory days. (more...)
McNuggets order led police to Facebook killer McNuggets order led police to Facebook killer
- April 23, 2017

Chief Williams took questions from the media but refused to comment on the tactics used by the Pennsylvania State Police and said the investigation is still in its early stages. "They had their guns out but when he shook his head, they lowered their guns". They said they know Lane did nothing wrong. DuCharme said a supervisor went to the window and tried to stall Stephens by telling him that his order of fries would need more time to cook. (more...)
This Arizona woman announced her pregnancy using a Unicorn Frappuccino This Arizona woman announced her pregnancy using a Unicorn Frappuccino
- April 22, 2017

Braden Burson: 'I have unicorn crap all in my hair and on my nose'. People on Twitter shared their reactions to the Unicorn Frap and they're basically just written versions of Katy's spit video. The Unicorn Frappuccino itself won't be returning, however. It's hard to say, and it really depends on one's definition of success. It also has to be said that the drink perhaps wasn't designed with taste as a primary consideration. (more...)
VW's latest all-electric concept is a crossover VW's latest all-electric concept is a crossover
- April 20, 2017

The company says the SUV will have a top speed of about 180 kilometers per hour (112 mph) and a range of 500 kilometers, or about 311 miles . Underpinning the latest Volkswagen concept vehicle is Volkswagen's modular electric architecture platform and a newly developed chassis that employs a MacPherson strut front and 6-link rear suspension with variable damping control. (more...)
Nintendo's New 'Zelda' for Switch Is Doing Better Than the Switch Itself
- April 19, 2017

Because of the fast start, SuperData said that it is revising its projected sales figures for 2017 to 7.2 million units sold, up from 5 million. With the NPD Group's March results nigh, the Nintendo Switch has become the Japanese giant's fastest selling console in the USA, with 906,000 units sold in March. (more...)
Asian Games Add Esports in Partnership with Chinese Giant Alibaba Asian Games Add Esports in Partnership with Chinese Giant Alibaba
- April 19, 2017

Asian Games organisers' decision to allow esports follows collaboration with Alisports , the sports arm of Chinese online retail giant Alibaba. Last year, Alisports invested US$150 million in the International eSports Federation , a South Korean organisation that lobbied the International Olympic Committee to consider esports for the Olympics. (more...)
Google Earth gets revival with tools for exploration Google Earth gets revival with tools for exploration
- April 19, 2017

The next generation Google Earth could see many of these features incorporated. Even Sesame Street is participating with its Girl Muppets Around the World tour. One of the major features that debuted on the platform is Google Earth Voyager . This change comes just in time for the Earth Day celebrations, which is observed on the 22nd of April every year. (more...)
Google Opens Android to Search Rivals in Russian Federation Google Opens Android to Search Rivals in Russian Federation
- April 18, 2017

The settlement also comes after an unsuccessful legal challenge by Google. As part of the latter, Google is also developing a tool that will allow users to select the default search engine. The search engine giant will develop an active "choice window" for the Chrome browser on the next update on devices now circulating in the Russian market. (more...)
YouTube channels must win audiences before winning ads YouTube channels must win audiences before winning ads
- April 15, 2017

YouTube will now review a content creator's activity after their channel reaches 10,000 views and "if everything looks good" will start serving ads against their content. The YouTube Partner Program was initially only available to select content creators at first, but it was then made available to the public a few years ago. (more...)
New leak suggests NSA penetrated Mideast banking networks
- April 15, 2017

In the case of the NSA, the latest data dump from the Shadow Brokers suggests the NSA's motive was to surveil banking activity in the Middle East, not steal money, but any breach of security of the global messaging system could have significant consequences. (more...)
Turkey referendum: What are the main issues and process?
- April 15, 2017

Hailing the grand days of the Ottoman Empire, supporters of President Erdogan say he is the strong man who has made their country great again - and should be given even more power. It is virulently opposed to autonomy for Turkey's Kurdish minority. Mehmet Ali Agca, who attempted to assassinate Pope John Paull II in 1981, was among the youth group's members. (more...)
RCB v MI: Mumbai rebuild after Badree hattrick
- April 14, 2017

He will be eager to repeat his 2016 run in this IPL season too. With the likes of Chris Gayle and Shane Watson failing to fire, Maharashtra batsman Kedar Jadhav was the lone consistent performer in the opening games. MI skipper Rohit Sharma, who was on the non-striker's end, crossed over and was the man to face the next ball. Right from cricket pundits sitting in com boxes to the waiters at a local Mumbai cafe, everyone is an expert in India. (more...)