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Umahi Salutes President Buhari at 75

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In a statement issued by his media adviser, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze on Saturday, the ex-President described Buhari as a statesman whose rare experience of leading Nigeria at different times, has earned him a special place in history. "We pray that God continues to keep President @ MBuhari in good health and bless him with more fruitful and prosperous years of service to the people and the nation". Read More »

Protests over driver's death in J&K Army ambush

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While terming the killing a case of "mistaken identity", he said, "We appeal to the people to cooperate with us to know under what circumstances the army fired". The incident seems to be a clear violation of special operation procedure (SOP) which needs to be following in any counter-insurgency operation in Kashmir. Read More »

Why David Silva misses Manchester City's clash against Tottenham

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City have looked unstoppable for several months and Tottenham were the latest title rival to come up short against the runaway leaders. "You see him how he runs without the ball, he's a good example for the young players and for our academy, for Phil Foden, for Brahim (Diaz), they know how good Kevin De Bruyne is". Read More »

Grambling falls short in Celebration Bowl

The Grambling State Tigers, coached by the SWAC Coach of the Year Broderick Fobbs, are coming into this game hot and very confident as the Tigers have won 11 straight games since their season opening loss to Tulane and have also been able to register 21 straight wins against FCS opponents. Read More »

Jazz center Gobert sidelined with sprained knee

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The injury did not look good; thankfully it isn't as bad as it looked. Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert is reportedly expected to miss a month of action after leaving Friday night's game against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden with a knee injury. Read More »

World Open Beta Runs Next Week On PS4, PS+ Not Required

You can re-use it for the second beta, as Capcom has confirmed that there will be no changes made to the client. In the meantime, the pre-load of the beta will begin on December 18 and Capcom added that the client from the first beta can be used to play the second, so hold on to it if you haven't deleted it and intend to play again. Read More »

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) Stock Ticks 6.89%

Private Trust Co who had been investing in Abbvie Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $153.74B market cap company. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 1.56% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 0.05% increase over the past 3 months. Read More »

Samsung to unveil Galaxy S9, S9+ in February

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However, a year ago the company chose to skip the MWC 2017 and hold a separate "Unpacked" event for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in April. This comes after Samsung actively denied rumours that the phone will release in January. These are the low-cost phones having good features. Here's how many charges you can expect to get out of all the popular capacity power banks on sale in 2017. Read More »

Disgraced Chef Mario Batali Apologizes…With Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls

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Then he added a postscript: A suggestion for a sweet breakfast treat. As of Thursday morning , Walmart was still selling Mario Batali products online, with offerings like sauces, pastas, and Batali's cookbooks. Batali will no longer be a part of the hit show The Chew . The Batali and Bastianich Hospitality Group, a collection of restaurants, told CNNMoney this week that Batali stepped away from company operations. Read More »

Simple Moving Average Analysis of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

American Research & Management sold 5,505 shares as the company's stock declined 15.88% while stock markets rallied. Hanson Doremus Inv stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Edison International (NYSE:EIX). (NYSE:BABA) by 2,156 shares to 16,978 shares, valued at $2.39M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. (NYSE:GS). Glenmede Co Na holds 21,662 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Read More »

Thanks For The Memories: AOL Instant Messenger Shuts Down For Good Today

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But as internet moved away from dialup and smartphones over took desktops as the primary means of digital communications, AOL's business declined, and the company spun out in 2009. "As we move forward, all of us at AOL (now Oath) are excited to continue bringing you new, iconic products and experiences", read a post on the help page . Read More »

Destiny 2's The Dawning Event Brings A Festive Mood From December 19th

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There will also be new seasonal gear, which can be earned from Dawning engrams . The Dawning is an annual holiday event held inside the world of Destiny , and Bungie is continuing its tradition in Destiny 2 . And to accompany this, Dawning-themed gear (including an exotic ship, ghost, sparrow, and emote) will be available during the event. If there's a specific Dawning item that you have your heart set on, Tess will refresh her inventory each week, enabling you to use your Bright Dust ... Read More »

Group says 262 journalists imprisoned worldwide, record high

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CPJ said it defined "journalists" as people who cover the news or comment on public affairs in print, photographs, radio or television or online. Turkey , with 73 behind bars, was the worst offender, followed by China and Egypt , according to the US-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Read More »

BP's plan to buy 531 Woolworths fuel stations opposed by ACCC

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The announcement came following months of decision making and postponements from the ACCC. In December 2016, BP signed deal to acquire Woolworths' existing 527 fuel and convenience sites across Australia, as well as an additional 16 sites which are under construction, for $1.3bn. Read More »

Should Investors Take a Bite out of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)?

The lower end of the projection is $0.82 per share, while the higher end is $1.02 per share. Activision Blizzard's Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -13.63. This rating score is based on a 1-5 scale where a 5 would reveal a Strong Buy, a 4 indicates a Moderate Buy, 3 would equal to a hold, 2 means a moderate sell, and a rating of 1 would display a Strong Sell. Read More »

Redbox rolls out streaming service

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Pricing for new-release on demand rentals start as low as United States dollars 3.99 for 48-hour VoD rentals and USD 9.99 for EST transactions. With VOD rentals starting at $4.99 for 48 hours and digital purchases starting at $9.99, the service is likely meant for those who either simply can't get enough content, or prefer à la carte purchases over the monthly subscription fees services like Netflix and Hulu offer. Read More »

Sensex Edges Down Ahead Of Exit Poll

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As of 11:45 am, Nifty 50 is trading at 10,346, 93 points higher, while BSE Sensex is trading at 33,529, i.e. 281 points higher. The benchmark BSE Sensex closed up 0.65 percent at 33,462.97, while the broader NSE Nifty ended 0.79 percent higher at 10,333.25. Read More »

Vivo Likely To Beat Samsung, Apple To Introduce Display Integrated Fingerprint Sensor

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While I expect the likes of Samsung, LG, and Google to jump at the chance of hiding a fingerprint sensor under a smartphone's display, it seems none of them will be doing it first. Named "Clear ID", these are expected to work exactly like the home button fingerprint sensors. The Clear ID sensor is well-protected from scratches and waterproof as it placed under the display glass. Read More »

Take-Two Interactive Announces Indie Publishing Label Private Division

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Take-Two Interactive had been planning Private Division's launch for a few years already, with the intention of helping independent developers that didn't quite have a place in their main labels Rockstar Games and 2k. This third pillar of Take-Two Interactive's publishing operation will attempt to hit a corner of the gaming market the massive corporation has not dealt with much up to this point. Read More »

Facebook News Feed update

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That's a YouTube-style concession to publishers who are struggling to earn significant money from their videos on Facebook . After years of claiming that it would steer clear of pre-roll ads in favor of its preferred mid-roll Ad Break format, Facebook announced today that it will begin to test six-second ads that play before videos within its Watch hub. Read More »

LG gram Notebooks For 2018

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The new LG Gram laptops will be made available to purchase within North America in January either during the CES 2018 show in Las Vegas or shortly thereafter. The webcam is positioned on top of the display where it should be for flattering video calls and DTS Headphone X provides multi-channel sound of up to 11.1 channels for rich 1.5W hi-fi surround sound. Read More »

Xbox app updated to allow for Party voice chat

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In addition to that, the mobile phone app will also be useful as a standalone audio/text chat option if you are using external speakers for the game's audio. It appears Microsoft is testing this feature to allow you to interact with your Xbox party similar to how it's done on the Nintendo Switch ( via Engadget ). Read More »

The most powerful iMac is now on sale in Malaysia

Imac pro is an ALL IN ONE and the design of Apple iMac and for users that require workstation-class performance and preset hardware. Earlier in the week, Apple gave the iMac Pro a release date of December 14. The recently launched iPhone X - the most expensive smartphone at the market from $1500 - has already broken sales records in Australia with many users having to wait until after Christmas to get their hand on the tech giant's 10th anniversary phone. Read More »

Anderson Cooper Blames Hacker For Tweet Calling Trump A "Tool"

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The Cooper account - which hasn't tweeted in days - surprised quite a few fans this morning after replying to Trump's most recent tweet equivocating on his past support for defeated Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore . CNN explained this by tracking the tweet's location to NY, when Cooper was in Washington, D.C. "His assistant inadvertently left his phone unlocked and unattended at the gym early this morning, and someone took the phone and sent the tweet", it continued. Read More »

OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition launched in India

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Now, for the fans of both OnePlus and Star Wars , the Schezwan based company is going to launch the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition , exclusively for the Indian fans. Plus, there's a special Kylo Ren case that comes with the smartphone . There's the usual paperwork followed by a OnePlus Star Wars sticker which looks fantastic, ready to go on the laptop. Read More »

Nokia 9 might turn out to have rather powerful dual cameras

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A teardown of the software's APK package revealed some "hidden" features that may be hinting at the specs of the Nokia 9 dual cameras. It must be mentioned here that the Nokia 5 , which was the first to receive the update, will not be able to use it as it does not have dual rear cameras. Read More »

Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) and Notebook 9 Pen announced with upgraded features

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The 13.3 and 15-inch Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) are slightly more traditional, lacking both S Pen support and any sort of flexibility in terms of usage modes. The Notebook 9 Pen guarantees adaptability and compactness. Despite the ultra-slim design, the laptop features higher performance and a stronger body using materials that could pass military standards tests by the American army. Read More »

Crytek sues Star Citizen studios over use of CryEngine

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Cloud Imperium Games confirmed the lawsuit in a statement to PC Gamer , where they said it was "meritless" and that the developer will be fighting "vigorously" in court over the lawsuit. Another detail in Crytek's complaint is that the Game License Agreement stipulates that the splash screen, credits, documentation, and packaging, as well as the marketing materials for Star Citizen needed to include Crytek's copyright notice and both the Crytek and CryEngine trademarks. Read More »

Trump signs into law US government ban on Kaspersky Lab software

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From his cell, he posted documents related to his case. Almost all government agencies have entirely removed Kaspersky products from their network in compliance with the September order, Christopher Krebs, a senior cybersecurity official at the Department of Homeland Security, said Tuesday, according to Reuters . Read More »

Metal Gear Survive Single-Player Campaign Focuses On Base-Building And Crafting

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The game starts immediately after the events of Metal Gear Solid V with the game's main character being transported to an alternate world filled with the risky Wanderers, wildlife, and other survivors. Players will have the ability to jump into the co-op mode to build, defend, and fight alongside their friends online, and will be available on both the Xbox and PlayStation 4. Read More »

Apple Confirms Acquisition of Music Recognition Service Shazam

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Longer-term, Apple could ditch the app altogether, and put Shazam's services directly into Siri, so that it can extend the platform across all of its different operating systems. After all, Shazam has been around since apps were but a twinkle in Steve Jobs's eye. Because Shazam's other key selling point with Apple might be its role in voice recognition. Read More »

Buyer beware: embedded fingerprint sensors will make phones look boring

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After so many rumours, it appears that Samsung will finally be able to embed the fingerprint sensor in the display and beat the existing industry leaders to it. In terms of worldwide smartphone sales, the top five could mean Samsung , Apple , Huawei, Oppo, or Vivo , while the US list includes LG, Motorola, and HTC (apart from Apple and Samsung ). Read More »

What Yankees would need to pull off Manny Machado blockbuster

The report states that Baltimore wants "two young pitchers" in return for Machado, who could garner a monster contract when he hits free agency after the 2018 season. Carlos Martinez, one would think, wouldn't be on the table for a trade. As in, no teams want to take a chance on the uncertainty regarding Machado's future, and the Orioles have nowhere to turn but the Yankees, who can get him at a lesser price than sacrificing Torres, Estevan Florial and Justus Sheffield, among others. Read More »

Apple Doubles Down on Proximity Sensing Tech with #390M Finisar Investment

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These chips enable depth and proximity sensing, helping to power some of Apple's new features including Face ID, Animoji, and ARKit, which is the set of tools that allow developers to create augmented reality apps. Piper Jaffray analyst Troy Jensen raised his price target on Finisar to 28 from 22 and reiterated his overweight rating. "Up until now, we had assumed Finisar only had 25% of the high-powered VCSEL for the iPhone X and Lumentum had 75% of the high-power and 100% of the ... Read More »

Life Is Strange will be released for iOS devices this week

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One of the biggest titles in choice-based, narrative adventure games is DONTNOD's Life is unusual, which released in five episodes over the course of 2015. An all-new Photo Mode allows you to take pictures, modify them with filters and share them easily. The original Life is odd may be a couple of years old now, but interestingly despite the series' huge popularity and a prequel trilogy already here, it's never appeared on mobile devices, until now. Read More »

Facebook Messenger brings AR filters to the app

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For example, on Messenger you'll be able to add a 3D heart floating above someone's head, add an arrow to point to something in a panorama or add a celebrating robot that plays music to jazz up a drab video. Facebook is still trying to bring its vision for AR into the mainstream. This means that Facebook is now jumping into the AR racing amongst other giants like Google and Apple . Read More »

Netflix's 'creepy' tweet reminds us all how closely it's watching us

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Netflix's statement, however, confirms that the stats are in fact real, and that 53 customers did indeed play the film on 18 consecutive days in November and December. If, down the line, a company like Netflix (or Hulu, or Spotify ) wanted to make a personal or political point about your data, technically it could! But what seems to have struck a nerve is that Netflix is using information to share viewing habits publicly. Read More »

NY attack: does Bangladesh have a terrorism problem?

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Asked whether New Yorkers should feel safe, Waters said the NYPD was "well experienced in protecting New York City each and every day". Counterterrorism Bureau Chief James Waters said on NY1 television that investigators had executed search warrants Monday night and recovered, "additional parts or components" of bombs, "leftover parts, if you will". Read More »

The Nintendo Switch has sold 10 million units in under a year

Just think about this: In its opening year, in its opening nine months, the Nintendo Switch has received a Game-of-the-Year-winning Legend of Zelda , the best 3D Mario game we've ever played, Mario Kart , a successful new IP in ARMS , a unique multiplayer shooter in Splatoon 2 , a breakout strategy hit in Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, and many other AAA hits like Skyrim and Federation Internationale de Football Association. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 leaked images reveal dual cameras and more

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A back panel that's believed to belong to the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 ( or Mi Mix 2s ) has just popped up in China. In the image, the shell seems to resemble the design of the iPhone X's rear, but with minor changes. We also expect, the upcoming Mi MIX 3 to feature the same flagship Snapdragon SoC. Rumors and leaks on the Mi Mix 3 are expected to keep popping up online in the next few months as Xiaomi prepares to launch new phones early next year. Read More »

Amazon expands Music and Echo to 28 more countries

It brings together all of the BBC's radio stations - 40 local, 10 national, 6 nation (ie Wales, Ulster) and the World Service as well as all of its myriad of podcasts. For example, if you just want Alexa to use a music alarm but you're not concerned about the specific music used, you can simply say, "Alexa, wake me up at 8AM every day to music". Read More »

The Last of Us Part 2 gameplay is coming soon

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Alongside this, the group revealed that the characters in the trailer which was released during Paris Games week will play a major role in the sequel, the voice actors for the characters have also been officially revealed. Throughout the panel, writer Neil Druckmann fielded different questions about the game and how it'll be different from the first . You can find the full panel at PSX 2017 about The Last of Us Part II here. Read More »

Bitcoin makes muted stock exchange debut at $15000

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Seven Stars Cloud Group Inc. and Riot Blockchain Inc. surged as much as 25 percent and 27 percent, respectively. Bitcoin futures have advanced further in overnight trading. Investors have turned to a small set of existing products, including the Bitcoin Investment Trust, an "over-the-counter" offering in the United States that sometimes sells for more double what the bitcoin it holds is worth. Read More »

Suspected militants attack J&K Bank Cash Vehicle, two guards killed

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J&K Bank chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed, while expressing shock over the killing of the security guards, said though they were employees of a private security firm Honest Security Agency their families should be "sufficiently supported financially and emotionally as they have lost bread earners". Read More »

The $399 Google Home Max finally arrives in stores ars_ab.settitle(1230465)

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The Google Store still prompts you to sign up for the waiting list, and other retailers like B&H Photo don't list it in stock yet. If you want to pick up a Home Max for yourself, check the button below. There's good reason for that, though, as the Google Home Max comes packing dual 4.5-inch woofers and a pair of custom 0.7-inch tweeters. When Google first announced the speaker back in October, it wasn't actually available to buy, unlike the Pixel 2 smartphones and Google Home Mini ... Read More »

Leftover Synaptics debugger puts a keylogger on laptops

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After failing to secure a machine to test the code on, he reached out to HP directly to report his findings. I tried to find HP laptop for rent and asked a few communities about that but got nearly no replies. While neither instance of the keylogger may have been malicious, the presence of such surveillance software could be detrimental to HP's brand image among consumers. Read More »

Sakura and Sagat headline Street Fighter 5 season three DLC characters

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Sakura will be available on 16th January 2018, the same day as the release date of Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition . First appearing in Street Fighter Alpha 2, Ryu's number one fan returns to the series with a new outlook on life. Along with the character, there will be Story, Battle, and Nostalgia costumes available for her. Players can purchase them individually using real-world currency, or they can even use in-game currency or Fight Money to buy them. Read More »

Bitcoin surges by 25% as futures trading begins

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By mid-morning, prices had fallen back slightly to $16,571 (£12,400), according to cryptocurrency researcher Coindesk. Bob Fitzsimmons at Wedbush Securities said about 150 trades were made in the first few minutes: "It's quiet". After CBOE, Bitcoin futures are expected to launch at CME and Nasdaq on December 18 and in January, respectively. Such volatility could trigger trading limits in the futures, though many investors speculate the contracts will improve price discovery. Read More »