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BMW spills the beans on new 390kW M850i xDrive


To help it hug the road, M850i xDrive Coupe will feature an adaptive M suspension and Integral Active Steering. But besides revealing more pictures of a disguised prototype - albeit these ones are quite revealing - BMW has also spilled the beans on the all-new V8 engine that will be fitted to the M850i xDrive model. Read More »

Sonos One gets Alexa support in Australia


If you have one of the three compatible speakers, you will need to make sure they are grouped together with older speakers for music to be streamed to all. From today, Sonos are rolling out an update to the Sonos One that enables Alexa voice control. Joining the US, Canada, the United Kingdom and Germany, Australian Sonos One users will now be able to issue Alexa commands and have their speaker perform many common AI-assistant tasks, the notable exception being making phone calls. Read More »

Shuntaro Furukawa Is Nintendo's New President

Furukawa, now head of marketing, joined Nintendo in 1994 and worked for the company in Germany for 10 years. The 46-year-old Furukawa has largely served as Outside Director of The Pokemon Company, but most recently served as Nintendo's Managing Executive Officer and Supervisor of Corporate Analysis & Administration Division. Read More »

OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition officially teased, coming May 17


Although the company did not officially announce this earlier, it was very evident given their history with Marvel and the white and red colored variants of the Star Wars themed OnePlus 5T. As mentioned at the beginning of this report, apart from giving movie tickets, the Chinese manufacturer will be also unveiling the OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition on May 17. Read More »

Bharti Infratel, Indus Towers to merge


Bharti Airtel , the majority owner of Bharti Infratel , will be the biggest shareholder in the combined company followed by Vodafone Group . "Following completion, the Board of the combined company will comprise of 11 directors, of whom three will be appointed by each of Bharti Airtel and Vodafone, one will be appointed by KKR/Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and four (including the Chairman) will be independent". Read More »

Xbox Game Pass May 2018 Additions Revealed


Microsoft posted all of the necessary information via the official website . State of Decay 2 is coming to Xbox Game Pass on May 22 , the same day the title will release for non-Xbox Game Pass members as well so there is no early access for members. Read More »

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan gets second season before the first airs


A Quiet Place didn't just ease Krasinski into the spotlight; it catapulted him into stardom faster than anyone really imagined. Filming will span Europe, South America, and the United States. The film, which is now (as of this writing, ) riding the top spot of the box office, not only proved to be a lucrative hit, but established Krasinski as quite the action/horror Renaissance man. Read More »

11-11: Memories Retold Announced by Aardman, DigixArt, and Bandai Namco Entertainment


In the teaser trailer that was released today, viewers were able to see a beautifully animated watercolor art piece, with pictures of red poppies swaying in the breeze and the war-scarred trenches of WW1. "We are pushing the boundaries of what a game can be and hope it will leave a mark on you", says Yoan Franise, director of 11-11: Memories Retold. "With this project we want to produce an emotionally rich experience with distinctive visual character to help you understand what war is all ... Read More »

Anticipated $0.41 EPS for PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) on April, 25


PYPL is an exciting player in the Financial space, with a center of attention on Credit Services . The amount gives a shareholder an idea of the price action of security and whether he should buy or sell the security. Enterprise Value is calculated by taking the market capitalization plus debt, minority interest and preferred shares, minus total cash and cash equivalents. Read More »

European Union rules leave room to accept British banks, says Brussels


Equivalence is already used by financial services in multiple large economies, including the US. "It's not ideal", said Dombrovskis. The UK diplomat said while the concerns being raised by Eastern Caribbean leaders about the likely impact of the Brexit vote might have on the trade relations between the region and the UK were "understandable", there was no need to fear. Read More »

Free Games for May


It's best for younger players, but I challenge you to not smile while playing it. Whisper it, but Legends may be the best Rayman game to date. What are your thoughts on this month's PS Plus games? First up, we have Beyond: Two Souls . Read More »

Biggest ever 3D map of the galaxy pinpoints 1.7 billion stars


One can get to see the exact positions, colors, motions, and brightness of those 1.3 billion stars of our Milky Way in the 3D map. The second batch of information gleaned by Gaia - after a first harvest in 2016 that spawned 800 scientific articles in the space of a year - contains 1.69 billion sources (mostly stars) and will be analysed by participating research institutions across the continent, including the University of Geneva (UNIGE). Read More »

Children are as fit as endurance athletes


So, to sum up, the scores of children nearly matched that of the endurance athletes. " Aerobic metabolism uses oxygen drawn from the blood to produce energy and unlike anaerobic metabolism doesn't produce lactate which causes muscle fatigue". Read More »

Toronto Van Victims 'Predominantly Female' Pedestrians, Police Say


The president of Toronto's police union said an officer's actions in arresting a suspect in Monday's deadly van attack without firing a single shot was "one shining moment" in an otherwise horrific day. There has been no confirmation that he posted it himself. "Our thoughts are with all those affected by the bad incident at Yonge and Finch in Toronto ", he said. Read More »

Morgan Stanley Cut Stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) as Stock Rose

Planning Alternatives Ltd who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $718.70B market cap company. Evercore has "Hold" rating and $11300 target. Adams Asset Advisors Llc increased Cbl & Associates (NYSE:CBL) stake by 80,810 shares to 1.51M valued at $8.54M in 2017Q4. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A6, A6+ 2018 models pictured early


As per a leaked screenshot obtained by Ready Tricks , a new smartphone model carrying model number SM-G893 may be launched by Samsung in the second half of this year. Coming to the specifications , the Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus are expected to feature a 5.6-inch and 6.0-inch Super AMOLED display along with 18:9 aspect ratio and a Full-HD+ screen resolution of 2220 × 1080 pixels. Read More »

YouTube Remix to replace Google Play Music by year end


Given YouTube began as a bit of a Wild West for music videos, with many an unlicensed video appearing on the site in the early years it is understandable that Google has taken its time to make sure that all rights holders are backing its plan. Read More »

BMW iX3 concept unveiled at Beijing Motor Show


The company is using the iX3 concept study to send out the message that pure electric mobility will soon be making its debut in the BMW core brand's model range. The high-voltage battery can be charged in just 30 minutes from one of these stations. After the arrival of the iX3 in 2020, BMW promises that it'll be able to fit any new series model with an all-electric powertrain thanks to flexible new platforms. Read More »

Sonic Mania has sold over 1 million copies worldwide


The game, developed by a team who'd worked on Fan versions of Sonic and ROM hacks. Whitehead was previously contracted by SEGA to port Megadrive games to Mobile and brought his idea for Sonic Mania to SEGA. In addition, a competitive four-player mode will be added, and an Encore Mode will be introduced. Sonic Mania is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One , Nintendo Switch , and PC. Read More »

StarCraft 2 introduces paid custom maps: ARK Star and Direct Strike


Blizzard has announced that two new premium maps are about to join the Premium Arcade program. This will select "prominent community creators" in which sales will help support them. Meanwhile, Direct Strike is a tug of war-esque mod where you build units and send them out in waves to lay siege to the enemy base. For those unfamiliar, one of the features of many RTS games back in the day like Red Alert, Command & Conquer, StarCraft, Warcraft, Age of Empires, and so on is that they usually ... Read More »

Lexus ES adds F Sport model and Apple CarPlay tech


To achieve that, like every "exciting new model" ever introduced, the new ES is longer, lower and wider than before, sitting on the new Global Architecture - K platform (yes, that's GAK, not a marketing-derived name, from the same people who gave us TRD). Read More »

Stirling Cryocoolers Market Global Insights and Industry Outlook 2017 to 2021

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and Rest of World for the top 5 countries in each region. The Military Virtual Training market describes the Military Virtual Training market structure, economical landscaping and a thorough breakdown of pricing. Read More »

Intel (INTC) PT Set at $38.00 by Sanford C. Bernstein

The stock increased 2.35% or $1.2 during the last trading session, reaching $52.3. About 17.39 million shares traded. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group Inc (Ca) holds 0.61% of its portfolio in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) for 44,813 shares. Read More »

Diaspora Nigerians Send $22bn Home


The other countries that ranked high in the Top 5 in receiving remittances are China ($64 billion), the Philippines ($33 billion), Mexico ($31 billion) and Nigeria ($22 billion). In 2015, Diaspora remittances to the country stood at $21bn and it made Nigeria the sixth receiver of remittances in the world. South Asia took in $117 billion and Latin America recorded remittances of $80 billion. Read More »

Amazon working on 'Vesta' home robots


Lab 126 previously concocted Amazon Fire TV, the Amazon Firetablets, Echo smart speakers and the Amazon Fire Phone (remember that?), according to Bloomberg . The report says that prototypes of the robots have advanced cameras and computer vision software, navigating though houses like a self-driving vehicle. Read More »

Wolfenstein II Switch Announce (PEGI)


The Nintendo Switch version of award-winning Nazi shooter Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus will launch on June 29, publisher Bethesda has announced. Wage the second American Revolution your way - at home or on the go. And, for the flawless blend of immersion and accuracy, utilize Nintendo Switch's unique motion controls to stop the Nazi threat. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 6X Live Images Leaked Ahead of the Official Launch

These include a leaked hands-on video of the smartphone , an official video that shows off the AI capabilities of the Mi 6X/ Mi A2 camera, and certain teaser images of the Flame Red colour variant. "Previous leaks suggest that smartphone will feature a 5.99" FHD+ 18:9 display and offers 4GB/ 6 GB of RAM along with 32GB/ 64GB and 128 GB of internal storage. Read More »