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Apple will redesign iBooks for the first time in years

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That's the extent of what's known so far, but we also know that Apple has hired a former executive from Amazon, Kashif Zafar, possibly in an effort to help guide this relaunch of sorts. The new app is already being tested internally, according to the report. So the company could be removing audio books from the iTunes Store. In 2016, Apple settled a class action lawsuit for $450 million . Read More »

Reddit Two-Factor Authentication Rolls Out to Everyone

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Then, when you log in, you'll enter a six-digit verification code that's been automatically generated by your phone after a new sign-in attempt. While this is the first time Reddit has brought this feature to their entire user base, they've reportedly been rolling the feature out to beta testers, subreddit moderators and third-party app developers over the past several months. Read More »

Welcome HomePod: Apple Reveals Launch Date for HomePod

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Apple has finally announced that the HomePod will be available to buy on February 9, with pre-orders due to open on January 26. It also can be used in stereo with another HomePod and if users want to put HomePods throughout the home to listen to audio in different rooms, they can. Read More »

Xbox Game Pass Now Includes Exclusive Xbox Games at Launch

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In summary, Xbox Game Pass will now host every Microsoft Studios release on its launch day. This means that the next Forza , Gears of War , and Halo titles will be available on Xbox Game Pass the day they're launched. "It would mean you wouldn't have to deliver the whole game in one month; you could develop and deliver the game as it goes". The company said , "With 40 per cent more power than any other consoles, gamers can play the best versions of the games". Read More »

Tennis, Anyone? Your Cheat Sheet for the Australian Open Women's Semifinals

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The Belgian, who had not beaten two seeded players in the same tournament as she did here beating Gavrilova and Svitolina, hit 12 winners to 14 but was made to pay for her 14 unforced to Wozniacki's 6. "I mean, what they achieved was incredible, and of course I looked up to them", Mertens said. On Thursday, Halep faced two more match points in the semifinal against Kerber - making it a total of five for the tournament - including one in that crucial game in the third set. Read More »

LA County attempts to count the homeless

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Volunteers across the Santa Clarita Valley came together to count the number of homeless people spread out across the city as part of an annual count throughout Los Angeles County. Around 80 volunteers made up seventeen teams that visited 100 locations looking for homeless people. The homeless count in 2017 identified 8,532 homeless adults and children in 6,340 households around the state. Read More »

Maruti Suzuki India Q3 profit rises less than expected

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When we talked to some dealers in Maruti Suzuki , they told that this hatchback can be given to customers for a 3-4 month waiting period. Maruti Suzuki Swift is probably the most awaited vehicle in the Indian market right now and sources tell us that it is all set to launch at the Auto Expo in Delhi . Read More »

Google Doodle marks Virgina Woolf's b'day

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Her most famous works include Mrs. Dalloway , To The Lighthouse , Orlando and the most famous A Room of One's Own . Woolf's legacy has endured well beyond her tragic death, with the author's importance coming to the fore with the rise of the feminist movement in the 1970s. Read More »

Monster Hunter: World for PS4 Horizon: Zero Dawn collaboration begins January 26

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Capcom and Nintendo have had a long relationship together and having Monster Hunter World on a portable console seems like an opportunity that developers wouldn't want to pass up. It takes tens of hours to complete the content available in this game, so if a friend came to play co-op, they'd have to either play a clone of your character, play a pre-made character, or start a new one. Read More »

Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Raised to "Buy" at BidaskClub

The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $17.17 and compares with the $16.53 52-week low. About 282,752 shares traded. Red Lion Hotels Corporation (NYSE:RLH) has declined 16.78% since January 24, 2017 and is downtrending. Read More »

Big Apple Circus Clown Resigns After Teen Performer Reports Nude Photo Sessions

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Barry Lubin , who donned a gray wig to play the grandma role for more than 25 years, confirmed the accusations against him and resigned immediately, The New York Times reported on Tuesday . But on discovering that Lubin had rejoined Big Apple in 2017, Dunne said she "almost threw up on the bus", and later contacted the paper. However, after expressing that she was uncomfortable with going nude, Lubin then directed her to put on a thong, spread her legs apart and cover her genitals with a ... Read More »

Witnesses Describe Chaos During Kentucky School Shooting

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His mother, Andrea, rushed to the hospital, bewildered as to why this happened. "Teachers love him. Students love him". Ellis County District Attorney Patrick Wilson said it's an emotional case for him. "Luckily, we're trained and prepared". "About the time it registered, this guy was sitting here pulling the trigger into all of us", student Bryson Conkwright told TV station WKRN . Read More »

Upcoming PUBG Update Improves Lobby Performance

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So far, over 100,000 players have been permanently banned from the game as a outcome of cheating. Yet, despite the success, the developers are still looking into changing up aspects of the game so that it does not grow stale and, in a recent update, the " PUBG " team announced plans for rebalancing the deadly blue zone. Read More »

Xiaomi Dethrones Samsung To Become India's Top Smartphone Brand

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Having gradually depleted Samsung's lead over the past eight financial quarters or so, Xiaomi now holds 27% of the market while Samsung follows closely at 25%. Despite India's seasonal peak normally being pre-Diwali shipments in the third quarter, the market set a volume shipment record in the fourth quarter for the first time. Read More »

Here's how much it will cost to go to the Super Bowl

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It's not about the Patriots . Let's compare what we've seen - what we've actually seen, not the myth and story - from the Patriots and the Eagles this postseason, shall we? "That's the last thing that we'll be thinking about in preparation". Read More »

IOS 11.3 will include the option to turn off iPhone performance throttling

Pacific: Apple has released developer betas of iOS 11.3, tvOS 11.3, and macOS 10.13.4, listed as Developer Beta 1. Right now, anyone on the developer beta profile should see the update as an over-the-air update option. Animoji has been a hit with iPhone X users, who've used their voice and facial expressions to record and send Animoji messages and even create Animoji karaoke videos. Read More »

Hornets Owner Michael Jordan Not Looking to Trade Kemba Walker

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Walker has set down deep roots in the community and is now building a new home here. The Hornets are paying him $12 million this year and next, making him - brace yourself - the sixth-highest paid player on the team: Cody Zeller ($12.5 million), Michael Kidd-Gilchrist ($13 million), Marvin Williams ($13.1 million), Nicolas Batum ($22.4 million) and Dwight Howard ($23.5 million). Read More »

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI), BP plc (BP)

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 15.46% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 43.22% the S&P500. Freshford Capital Management Llc increased Activision Blizzard Inc ( ATVI ) stake by 39.93% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Read More »

Could Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Change Direction After Achieving Record High?

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The stock increased 0.90% or $1.79 during the last trading session, reaching $199.63. Also, EVP Ann Lewnes sold 1,953 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 13th. Balasa Dinverno And Foltz Limited Liability Company has 2,198 shares. This is something that Investors should look for in all the stocks they are trading and is an important indicator to keep tabs on. Read More »

Animal Crossing Switch Game Hinted at by Nintendo Trademark Filing

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Nintendo has applied to further their trademark of the Animal Crossing franchise in Japan, hinting at an upcoming Switch title for the series. It's an admittedly slightly backward way of going about things, what with SteamWorld Dig 2 having already made its way to Switch last September , but it's excellent news, nonetheless. Read More »

Uncharted Director and Dead Space Producer Join The Avengers Project Game

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Marvel's recent deal with Square Enix is a pretty big deal: the Disney-owned titan has conscripted the Japanese games-maker for a multi-year slew of games, including a new Avengers game that players can "enjoy for years to come". "Their AAA experience adds to an already deep roster, making us well-positioned to deliver on the ambitious goals we've set for ourselves with The Avengers project ". Read More »

USA to impose tariffs on Samsung, LG washing machines

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J and L Appliance , located on Cleveland's West side, sells Whirlpool washing machines, made in OH and sold under the brand name Crosley. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday that President Trump has made his final decision on the issue, adding that Trump's decision clearly reflects his willingness to defend American workers and businesses. Read More »

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Brinker Capital Inc sold 8,334 shares as Burlington Stores (BURL)'s stock rose 10.27%. Market capitalization is the total market value of all of a company's outstanding shares. Also, SVP David Chojnowski sold 684 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th. WALTON ALICE L had sold 474,042 shares worth $37.94M. Read More »

UEFA Nations League draw

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All 55 nations were divided in to 4 leagues based on their ranking, then split in to four groups. The UEFA Nations League will provide teams with another chance to qualify for the UEFA EURO final tournament, with four sides from each league qualifying through play-off matches which take place in March 2020. Read More »

Earnings Estimates Review: Bank of America Corporation (BAC), AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG)

The stock decreased 1.26% or $0.4412 during the last trading session, reaching $34.5188. Of those insider trades, 2,517 shares of Bank of America Corporation were purchased and 79,575 shares were sold. As per Friday, April 7, the company rating was maintained by Wood. The company was initiated on Thursday, October 6 by Wedbush. The company was maintained on Friday, July 14 by Piper Jaffray. Read More »

Atari Looking To Bring Rollercoaster Tycoon Onto The Switch

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The company launched a campaign on the equity crowdfunding site StartEngine , which, unlike Kickstarter, allows backers to invest and get a share of the profits in return. According to early screenshots posted on the StartEngine page, RollerCoaster Tycoon Switch will be a 3D game and will look more like mobile game RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch than anything else. Read More »

Closed Beta for Sea of Thieves begins today

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It's been a long time coming, but Sea of Thieves has launched its long-awaited closed beta, allowing players all over the world to take to the high seas for all manner of hijinx. Unfortunately, the beta is experiencing a few technical issues - which isn't unheard of, the objective is for testing out the kinks before launch - but the team is actively working on a fix. Read More »

Ubisoft's Sam is the publisher's answer to Siri

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If you're wanting to try Sam out for yourself, you might have to wait a bit - the digital assistant is now in beta in Canada. Ubisoft has found a more niche use for this technology. The only time Sam launches on his own is to give you a briefing on game startup. He'll be rolling out to other regions shortly, Ubisoft has advised. Currently, Sam is available in English only in Canada, with plans to extend the open beta to more markets in the coming months. Read More »

Apple plotting cheaper 6.1-inch iPhone X for September

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The iPhone X launched on November 3rd, but it faced in the first few weeks due to limited production. So if 2018 turns out to be normal by Apple's standards, it could be a disappointment to investors. So folks, that's what all you might want to know about the iPhone X and the Business the device has done in the final quarter of the previous year. Read More »

Game developer survey shows growing interest in Nintendo Switch, more loot boxes

The GDC State of the Industry 2018 results come from responses of almost 4000 different game developers, asking them what platform are they now working on a project for, what will they choose in the future and so on. And 15 percent of developers say they plan to release their next game on the platform, as opposed to five percent in 2017. Which platform (s) are you currently/anticipating developing games for? One respondent to the survey said VR platforms still need their "must have" ... Read More »

Unlocked Motorola Moto X4 Now Receiving Android Oreo Update

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The new variant of Moto X4 is claimed to arrive with 6GB RAM and boot Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. The phone is a mid-range contender from the company and comes with a glass and metal chassis. The smartphone flaunts a 5.2-inch LTS IPS Full HD display with pixel density of 424ppi. It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC octa-core processor along with Adreno 508 GPU. Read More »

Ghost Recon: Wildlands is getting loot boxes

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Battle Crates are divided into Rare, Epic, and Legendary categories, with more or less rare pieces. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands is getting its own version of loot boxes in the shape of Battle Crates. Though they do include weapons, they'll only be reskins of existing ones. Of course, we're not stopping, here, as we are planning continued support for both the campaign mode and Ghost War. Read More »