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Patch notes REVEALED with St Patrick's Day event items

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Now known as Shipment 1944, Season Pass owners can currently gain early access to the map, although it will be available to all players from Friday, March 16th. This should mean for better loot drops from Supply Drops, the main reward of multiplayer gameplay, and also the game's microtransactions system. Increased number of weapons and premium content per update - New ranged weapons, more cosmetic weapon variants, and themed uniforms with a commitment to double-down on these categories ... Read More »

Sega Mega Drive Collection headed to PC, PS4, Xbox One

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Its release date? 29th May. At this early stage, a full list of games included isn't yet available, though we're sure to get one a bit nearer release. The usuals then, but peculiarly the collection is only being released on Xbox One , PlayStation 4, and PC, with no mention of a Switch version. Thank you Sega! This is so much better than having to buy miniature versions of consoles to enjoy the classic games we love. Read More »

Kurka ends medal streak by placing 7th in Paralympics super combined

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Asked if he was aware of just how long the drought had been, Patmore continued: "I don't know how long but, man, when you guys say first gold for a while and first male athlete for Summer and Winter, I'm really proud". "After three days of competition, the response from the athletes and Koreans has been outstanding". "It was super good today". Ukraine's Ihor Reptyukh took silver in the men's 12.5km, standing. Read More »

'Virtually all' of AMD CPUs affected by Spectre-like flaws

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There are 4 vulnerabilities that affect the before-mentioned AMD processors, namely, the Ryzenfall, Masterkey, Fallout, and Chimera. "Malware running on the chipset could leverage the latter's Direct Memory Access (DMA) engine to attack the operating system". Read More »

Grand Theft Auto 6 Rumors: A Return to Vice City in 2021?

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A lot of previous updates for GTA Online have been free, though, such as Smuggler's Run, Bikers, and the Heist missions, and the absence of any new content for people who purchase the Premium Edition is somewhat disappointing, though it's unclear how much this version of the game will cost, or indeed whether a PC version will be available. Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Swift likely to get a six-speed gearbox

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Incidentally, this isn't the first time Maruti has toyed with the idea of using a 6-speed gearbox in its cars. Maruti Suzuki is not the only one to offer six-speed transmission, its rivals like Hyundai is already employing it in cars like Elite i20, Verna, Elantra and Creta. Read More »

Amazon Canada Previously Lists Splinter Cell 2018 On Its Website

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In addition, a Reddit User has shared an image in which we can see how the game's Item Model number is "E3TomClancy'sSplinterCell2018_PC" so Ubisoft's intentions would be to present the game at the Los Angeles fair. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot assured us after last year's E3 that he hasn't forgot about Splinter Cell . To recall, there have been previous reports that a new Splinter game is in the making. Read More »

Broadcom to stay on deal path after Qualcomm halt, say analysts

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While Broadcom is a Singapore-based company, the US panel that vets foreign deals said that the bid could have had implications for the U.S.'s broader technological competition with China. The company will also drop its challenge to Qualcomm's board, the people added. The White House suggested like there is "credible evidence" that Broadcom and its partners may "take action that threatens to impair the national security of the United States", should they acquire Qualcomm. Read More »

YouTube to fight hoaxes with information cues

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Videos about "widely accepted events" will include "information cues" - a text box that links to third-party sources including Wikipedia. The move comes after a year in which YouTube has been pilloried for hosting extremist content and driving more attention to it through algorithmic recommendations that critics say are created to push viewers to extremes. Read More »

English physicist, cosmologist and author Stephen Hawking dead at 76

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A family spokesman said he died peacefully at his home in the city of Cambridge where he worked for decades as the Lucasian Professorship of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge . For Hawking, the early diagnosis of his terminal disease ignited a fresh sense of objective. In 1970, Hawking had his first major scientific breakthrough. Read More »

Apple acquires 'Netflix for magazines' app Texture

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Texture is owned by Next Issue Media, a joint venture formed by Condé Nast, Hearst Magazines, Meredith Corp, News Corp and Rogers Media. The acquisition comes as Apple tries to expand its services business, which already includes Apple Music and the App Store. Read More »

Senate Reverses Decision Not To Screen CBN Board

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The senate had refused to confirm Magu over allegations of corruption. The President had also asked that Prof. Buhari has nominated central bank veteran, Edward Adamu, to be a deputy governor of the bank, replacing Sulaiman Barau, who retired in December. Read More »

Physicist Stephen Hawking dead at age 76

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But fate also dealt Hawking a cruel hand. At the age of 21, doctors only gave Hawking several years to live. "For me it is quite an achievement", he said. The book became an worldwide bestseller, and made Hawking one of science's biggest celebrities since Albert Einstein. It was followed in 2001 by " The Universe in a Nutshell ". Read More »

Browns making 'big run' at Nate Solder

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New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder has been a popular guy this offseason and has drawn interest from numerous teams - the Cleveland Browns are the latest on the list, according to Boston Globe's Ben Volin . The Browns have about $78 million in salary cap room available . They signed swing tackle Donald Stephenson to a one-year, $2.5 million contract, but they won't want him in the starting lineup unless it's in case of emergency. Read More »

Rally 4 Revealed for PC and Consoles

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The goal of this new entry is to remain faithful to the identity of the franchise, which earned the support of millions of fans, and to strike a ideal balance between sensation, presentation, and simulation, while offering the best graphics and gameplay the latest technology can support. Read More »

High Money Making Stock: Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) along 1.18% Dividend Yield

Moreover, Baystate Wealth Mngmt Limited Com has 0% invested in Ross Stores , Inc. Whereas, in last 21 trading days (one month) was moved up -1.26% and increased in last 63 trading days (quarter) of 0.29%. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides if their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". Therefore 80% are positive. Read More »

Twitch Prime now offers free games to subscribers

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Oxenfree is another acclaimed game that focuses on narrative with handsome visuals and a dark story. Just recently, fans were presented with a list of games to vote on as part of the Twitch Prime Indie Amplifier promotion, with the victor being released for free through Twitch Prime this week. Read More »

Jurassic World game nabs Goldblum

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Ian Malcolm to help players in Jurassic World Evolution , a new game by Frontier that will put the controls of a dinosaur park in your hands. Jurassic World Evolution has, uh, found a way to rope in Jeff Goldblum . The game, which follows in the footsteps of Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis by letting players create their very own dinosaur theme park , will feature Goldblum's voiceover talents as its in-game guide. Read More »

Devil May Cry Coming To Monster Hunter

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Although Charge Blades usually feature a shield in Monster Hunter: World , the Force Edge and Alastor Charge Blade does not include one. No word on when the collaboration set will be released (and we are still waiting on Sakura) but the method to obtain the Dante set should be similar to the others and will be available to all Monster Hunter: World players when it's out. Read More »

YouTube for iOS Launches 'Dark Theme', Now Live in Canada

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Unfortunately for fans of YouTube's mobile app, the feature was initially only available to desktop users. So when will those last details be ironed out and YouTube dark mode for Android ready for all to enjoy? Google is rolling out its dark theme update to iOS users today, and plans to release the update to Android users "soon". Read More »

Fitbit Launches More Affordable Smart Watch and Tracker

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I used the watch during a brief but intense workout, and I was impressed with its new design. But the Ace features an all-new feature set designed specifically for kids ages eight and up. But Fitbit is obviously hoping that you will. The Fitbit Ace is the company's first kid-friendly fitness tracker , coming in Q2 for $99.95. A new family Fitbit account accompanies the Ace, offering parental control features to keep the kids safe while using the device. Read More »

How Barbershops Could Play a Role in Lowering Blood Pressure

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High blood pressure is a top cause of early disability and death among black American men. The study included 319 black men with high blood pressure who frequented 52 barbershops in the Los Angeles area. The researchers found almost 64% of the men who met with pharmacistsmonthly at their barbershop achieved a blood pressure level of less than 130/80 six months later, compared to the almost 12% of the men in the control group. Read More »

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) EPS Estimated At $1.07

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB)'s stock on Friday traded at beginning with a price of $110.33 and when day-trade ended the stock finally popped up 2.66% to reach at $112.28. Therefore 38% are positive. Lakeland Industries had 4 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Monday, February 5 by J.P. Read More »

Apollo Global Management LLC (APO) Declares Dividend Increase - $0.66 Per Share

The stock increased 3.14% or $1.56 during the last trading session, reaching $51.19. About 1.37 million shares traded or 19.32% up from the average. Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) has risen 29.60% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 75% are positive. Jefferies maintained the shares of APO in report on Thursday, November 2 with "Buy" rating. Wood has "Outperform" rating and $22 target. Read More »

Apple Music reaches 38 million subscribers

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Eddy Cue , Apple's senior vice president of Internet software and services, revealed the updated subscriber count at SXSW. That is a pick up of 2 million new subscribers, or 5.6%, since February. However, Apple Music and Spotify's combined subscribers only touch 100 million. The premium account will cost users R59.99 per month, the same price as competitors Apple Music, Deezer, and Google Paly Music. Read More »

Amazon wants to expand its regional video content in India

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The Indian Performing Right Society Limited ("IPRS") is pleased to announce that it has collaborated with Amazon India in respect of the IPRS music publishing repertoire for Amazon Prime Music in India (for Musical & Literary Works). Asked if Amazon could begin streaming cricket in India, a country of 1.2 billion people famously obsessed with the sport, the executives said they were looking at sports content opportunities globally. Read More »

Apple buys Texture, a digital magazine subscription service

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First introduced as Next Issue in 2010, Texture now offers subscriptions to over 200 magazines for one monthly price. Apps were available for iPad and iPhone, Android devices, and Amazon Fire tablets. Of course, the question now is what Apple will do about Texture's other apps. It's likely that the app will operate as is at least for the time being, but Apple could eventually integrate magazine subscriptions directly into Apple News. Read More »

Why the earth is not flat. Neil deGrasse Tyson destroys flat earthers

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His view differs from that of astronomer and author Stuart Clark, who told Business Insider UK earlier this year that he believes flat-Earthers are simply being amusing by saying that Earth is flat. If the Earth was flat, this wouldn't be possible. The first test involves watching a lunar eclipse . At this point, the moon is sitting in the earth's shadow which at no point looks like a disk or a strip (as should be seen if the earth was a flat disk). Read More »

Philips announces complete range of Hue outdoor lighting

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Philips have created lots of styles and designs to suit your garden. The Hue outdoor lights work in the exact same way as their indoor counterparts, so you can use the app and indeed your voice, to control them in any way you see fit. Finally, Calla is a bollard light, created to provide path or driveway lighting. Next up, and pictured below, is the Philips Hue Calla (640 lumens, like the Lily), which is a path lighting option that will cost $129.99. Read More »