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Mourners Attend Roadside Vigil for Victims of Vegas Shooting


Each of the crosses, installed earlier in the day, bears a heart and the name of the victim. Zanis' crusade began in 1999 with a memorial he made for the victims of the Columbine High School shootings. In the aftermath of every mass shooting tragedy in recent years, Zanis honors the innocent lives taken by nailing up a line of white crosses in the towns where each massacre took place. Read More »

Call of Duty: WW2 Season Pass Includes Classic Map


Activision and Sledgehammer Games have announced that the classic map , Carentan , will be making a return in Call of Duty: World War II. You may remember this multiplayer map from the original Call of Duty, Call of Duty: United Offensive , and Call of Duty 2 . Read More »

Sensex gains over 200 points; Nifty firm above 9950


On Wednesday, the benchmark indices closed on a higher note as positive global cues, coupled with healthy buying in healthcare, oil and gas and FMCG stocks, buoyed investors' sentiments. On the currency front, the rupee weakened by 23-24 paise to close at 65.38 against the USA dollar from its previous close at 65.14-15. Top five Sensex gainers were ONGC (+1.73%), Tata Steel (+1.33%), Adani Ports (+1.27%), NTPC (+1.2%) and Sun Pharma (+0.78%), while the only two losers were Tata Motors ... Read More »

Sorry 90's Kids, AOL Instant Messenger Is Shutting Down


Competition from other instant messenger services and the growth of smartphone text messaging eventually crowded out AIM, which pioneered online chatting during the 1990's and early 2000's. If you used to use the application and are feeling nostalgic for cheesy away messages or conversations with old friends, AOL said users can continue to download or save files until December 15. Read More »

Most Bump Stocks Are Made in Tiny Texas Town

Both are headquartered in the Texas town of Moran. A message that suddenly appeared on the company's website this week said it's no longer taking new orders so that it can focus on those "already placed". White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders added earlier Thursday that the president welcomed a review of USA policy on the devices - which were used by the Las Vegas shooter to make his weapons more deadly. Read More »

Fortnite's Battle Royale Mode Adds Duo And Supply Drops


The launch of the Battle Royale mode was a strong start for " Fortnite " with 1 million players downloading the game on its first day alone. The developers constantly work with the cheaters themselves as well as the cheat providers and explore every measure to ensure the cheating players stay away from Fortnite Battle Royale and the rest of the Epic's titles. Read More »

Toyota confirms sports auto concept for Tokyo


This is the Toyota GR HV Sports, a concept that has yet to be signed off, but which indicates its maker is serious about hybrid performance cars. That's despite it being no longer or wider than a Ford Focus. Should the GR HV Sports make it into production, it's likely this expensive configuration would be swapped for something more proven, with the 1.8-litre petrol-electric setup found in the hybrid C-HR SUV and Prius hatchback a likely contender. Read More »

Apple showed encrypted passwords in plain text


The macOS High Sierra 10.3 update is created to fix a couple of issues with High Sierra. One of the biggest changes in Apple's newly-released High Sierra OS is the switch to APFS, the firm's proprietary file system for Mac users that promises improved efficiency and, er, strong encryption. Read More »

Koenigsegg Agera beats Bugatti's 0-400-0 km/h time?


Technically the Agera took 37.28 seconds to complete the 2.44km run, because the auto actually hit 403km/h, but once the sums had been done the actual 0-400-0 component amounted to 36.44s. A result like this does not just happen. Building these cars takes everything we have. The Agera RS is an awesome vehicle by any measure, never mind one made five men in a shed in Sweden, with its 5.0 litre twin turbo V8 delivering an incredible 1360bhp in a auto weighing a modest 1395kg. Read More »

Snapped: Kareena Kapoor Khan returns to Mumbai with sleepy Taimur Ali Khan

From piping-hot string hoppers in Kerala to piquant rava-fried fish in Goa; we're told there are lots of scenes to tantalise our taste buds in this 130-minutes-long film. Music of Chef movie is elegant which was composed by Raghu Dixit; Amaal Mallik. As per the audience review , the movie has liked by numerous audience. Read More »

Amazon Unveils Free Phone Calls via Echo


It is unclear whether this feature will be made available to global Echo users or when its rollout would take place. It will also act as a smart hub that can control Nest and other smart home devices. Echo Connect is easy to set up-simply connect it to your home Wi-Fi network and home phone jack or VoIP adapter, and use the Alexa app on your mobile phone to set up Echo Connect. Read More »

BlackBerry Motion aka Krypton image leaks, launch could be imminent


Thankfully, the image reveals a little bit of info such as the fact that it's an all-touch smartphone, unlike the KEYone which features a QWERTY keyboard. At the right side, we have the volume and power button and placed. There isn't much known about the BlackBerry Motion yet, however, we are pretty sure to know more about it in the coming weeks. Read More »

Minister Angie Motshekga Celebrates Teachers Day, 5 Oct


Malam Ibrahim Umaru, the Union's Chairman in Niger made this known during the 2017 celebration of World Teachers Day tagged: " Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers " in Minna on Thursday. The salaries and perks and privileges should be increased by 100% to make it at par with bureaucracy and other professions. He also lamented that teachers in the world suffered violence which affect their performance because they can not be productive under such threat to their lives, adding that ... Read More »

Google Pixelbook 2-in-1 Notebook With Pixelbook Pen Announced


To compete with Apple AirBuds, Google has moved quickly to launch its own wireless headphones called Google Pixel Buds created to work and pair easily with the Pixel smartphone . Now, one more thing to notice here is, the charging port in the notebook is USB Type C, same as the Pixel Phones , which means a single charging adaptor can work for both Pixelbook and Pixel phone. Read More »

Relief for small traders expected after today's GST Council meet


The key elements include the option for quarterly filing of returns for small businesses, the suspension of the "reverse charge" tax compliance mechanism for MSMEs till March, refund of taxes to exporters through an e-wallet and exemption from any retrospective enquiry into the previous value-added tax (VAT) regime tax matters, this person added. Read More »

We toss around the Google Home Mini (The 3:59, Ep. 295)


In addition, Walmart noted in a blog on its website that Google is launching the Google Home Mini , a voice-activated speaker that sells for only $49. Google raked in more than $79 billion in digital ad revue in 2016, more than any other company in the world. Google Home Max owners might crank up their favorite tunes when they get together with friends at night. Read More »

Microsoft Dives Deeper into 'Mixed Reality' with VR Devices

Wolfkill, representing 343 Industries, has also stated that there will be more " Halo " mixed reality projects in the near future. Samsung includes built-in headphones with Odyssey, as well as controllers, for $499. Dell's white colored headset features the same hinge on the display, but the front is designed in such a way that resembles human eyes. "Beyond these factors, the new VR headsets are being built by the biggest Windows OEMs, which will have access to established sales and ... Read More »

Egypt Ordered 30000 Weapons From North Korea


The ship was flying Cambodian colors but had left from North Korea and was carrying a North Korean crew. It was discovered that around 30,000 cold war rocket-propelled grenades had been hidden under bins of iron ore. However, the Egyptian Embassy in Washington, in the country's defence, claimed that it had cooperated with the United Nations by detecting and destroying the arms and abiding by the sanctions. Read More »

From Pixel to Pixel 2: should you upgrade?


In particular, the Google Pixel 2 camera has received a major upgrade, leading Google to dub it 'the world's best smartphone , again'. Here though, the iPhone X is about on par with the Pixel 2, while the 2 XL boasts one of the juiciest batteries in any phone . Read More »

Google announces donut-sized Google Home speaker


Walmart listing further revealed Google Home Mini weighs less than half a kilogram and measures 115.062 x 115.062 x 119.88mm. Google Home is a speaker that offers a personal assistant in any room and has been an extremely popular alternative to Amazon Alexa . Read More »

Leopard enters Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant


Commenting on the occasion, R S Kalsi, Senior Executive Director (Marketing and Sales), MSI, thanked customers for their support. We thank customers for their support. The hatch has achieved the three-lakh sales mark within a short span of less than four years. What's inside?The new Celerio gets a new high-contrast interior with black and fresher greige that offers a premium look to the cabin. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting: iPhone 'saves woman's life after stopping bullet'


Fifty-nine people were killed during the shooting and nearly 500 injured before the gunman, who fired on the outdoor concert from the windows of a 32nd floor hotel room, turned the gun on himself, taking his own life. Paddock fought the police when they tried entering his room but he had already killed himself before the SWAT team could apprehend him. At least 23 weapons, including multiple rifles, were found in Paddock's hotel room. Read More »

AAA: 'Infotainment' centers a major distraction for drivers


Jake Nelson, AAA's director of traffic safety advocacy and research, said that in all the 30 models of 2017 that were tested, the drivers took their hands and eyes off the steering while using the infotainment system. Researchers found that systems that use voice commands also took the driver's attention off the road. Researchers say removing eyes from the road for just two seconds doubles the risk of a crash. Read More »

Forza Motorsport 7 Changes VIP Membership Rewards After Backlash


This leaves the controversy that has tarnished the launch of Forza Motorsport 7 . Instead, what VIP owners got was five mod cards for a 100% credit bonus, but each card only has five uses. Props to Turn 10 for listening to their most dedicated fans. The VIP lounge was set up to allow attendees to be some of the first to play the game on a not-yet-released Xbox One X and compete against each other for the Championship belt. Read More »

The Witcher 3 Update 1.50 Out Now, Adds PS4 Pro Support


It is unclear whether the game runs at native 4K or is upscaled. But November 7, when the sale will go Xbox One X, an update (and maybe even a little more advanced when you consider the possibilities of new consoles from Microsoft) will get the version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Xbox One. Read More »

Spotify voice controls are coming to all Google Assistant-powered devices


Nest is going to integrate with the Google Home and Chromecast in a more meaningful way to offer more control over your home. If you don't have any plans to get any of the new Google devices announced today (at least not anytime soon), if you have a gadget or smartphone that has Google Assistant , then you will be in for a treat. Read More »

AMF Pensionsforsakring AB Has $678000 Stake in Kinross Gold Co. (KGC)

Finally, Northern Trust Corp boosted its stake in Kinross Gold Corporation by 12.4% in the 2nd quarter. The Odey Asset Management Group Ltd holds 26.31M shares with $107.07 million value, up from 23.69M last quarter. The Loews Corp holds 1.11 million shares with $4.49 million value, down from 1.58M last quarter. However, most financial instruments are traded after hours which mean that the closing price of a stock might not match the after-hours price. Read More »

Netflix Is Raising Its Prices in the United States


The price increases take effect over the next several months, Netflix says, with all subscribers will be notified at least 30 days in advance, based on their billing cycle. On Thursday, Mashable reported that Netflix will be raising the prices of its middle- and highest-tier plans for the U.S. by $1 and $2 respectively. Read More »