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Mario Kart Tour Announced For Mobile

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There are no other details available now about Mario Kart Tour , but we will of course report back with more information as it becomes available. It is interesting to note that - despite the use of the game series' name - Nintendo refers to the software as a "mobile application" instead of outright a game. Read More »

Teacher on leave as investigation continues into Appleton East High School incident

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Dawson Springs Police Department reported today the juveniles were charged in connection to comments made in reference to the safety of the school. They don't know why the girl took it to school. The school district says it also conducted its own investigation and put the teacher on leave as that process continues. The district is conducting its own investigation into the incident, the website post said. Read More »

Europe approves Qualcomm-NXP deal

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Its chip unit's revenue grew 13 percent to $4.6 billion, while earnings before tax jumped 32 percent year-over-year to $955 million. Second quarter revenue guidance came in the range of $4.8 billion to $5.6 billion, slightly below average street estimate of $5.6 billion. Read More »

Microsoft revenue climbs to $28.9B, besting Wall Street expectations once again

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Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft says, "This quarter's results speak to the differentiated value we are delivering to customers across our productivity solutions and as the hybrid cloud provider of choice". Its cloud computing service Azure, had its revenue soar by 98 per cent. However, when Microsoft starts using obscure metrics such as sessions growth, it reminds me of Xbox. Read More »

Earnings Estimates Analysis: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), Unilever NV

The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 1.65 million. (NASDAQ:CNET) has declined 15.56% since January 31, 2017 and is downtrending. Also, a 136.25% expansion in AveXis, Inc. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.10%. BESSETTE DIANE J sold $695,000 worth of Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) on Tuesday, January 16. Read More »

All-new Lister Thunder teased ahead of London reveal

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British sports vehicle maker Lister will reveal what it says is an all-new model at next month's Historic Motorsport International exposition in London. Lawrence Whittaker, Lister Motor Company chief executive, said:Although we are not directly affiliated with Jaguar Land Rover, Lister has a Jaguar tuning heritage dating back 65 years. Read More »

Padmaavat breaks records at North American box office

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Mumbai: Actress Swara Bhaskar's critique of " Padmaavat " as a movie that glorifies Sati and Jauhar , sparked a war of words between celebrities. Sanjay Leela Bhansali , the director of the period drama is very happy about the film's success. Read More »

Japan's biggest messaging app Line is planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange

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The company has already filed an application for registering a new trading platform and is now awaiting approval from the Financial Services Agency (FSA). Chances are if you don't live in Asia, the LINE messenger app might not be one that's familiar to you, but over in Asia, especially in markets like Japan, Korea, and Thailand, the app is huge where there are actual cafes dedicated to the LINE characters that appear in the app as stickers and emoticons. Read More »

Essential Phones Moving Straight to Android 8.1

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Andy Rubin's divisive first Essential Phone clearly didn't set the world on fire with either sales through its exclusive USA carrier partner or apparent overall demand . So instead of worrying about the stability issues with Android 8, moving to Android 8.1 hopefully will resolve most of those problems. As a result, the release of the update is expected to be delayed by a few more weeks, but they do plan on releasing the beta for Android 8.1 which will help them test it out further ... Read More »

Cardi B Replaces Alexa in Amazon's Super Bowl Commercial

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However, you will not be able to work with this feature using third-party Alexa speakers. What's needed to send an SMS via Alexa? That's the one caveat. What do you think about the ability of Alexa to deliver SMS? If you want to send a text to someone not in your contact lists, you can tell Alexa the number you want to text. Read More »

Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen calm as Newcastle miss transfer deadline

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The BT Sport commentator has revealed that Newcastle United just have some "last minute haggling to do" to sign the Danish striker. Newcastle United were knocked out of the FA Cup by Chelsea after a 3-0 fourth-round defeat on Sunday. Jorgensen, who has eight goals and 28 caps for Denmark, has made 20 appearances across all competitions this season, scoring nine goals, including two in the Champions League group stages. Read More »

Look for these two new DualShock 4 colors in March

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To start, here's a brand new addition to our controller series: the sleek and sophisticated Midnight Blue Dualshock 4 controller. The feel, shape, and sensitivity of the DualShock 4's analog sticks and trigger buttons have been enhanced to offer players absolute control for all games on PlayStation 4 . Read More »

Jaguar to soon reveal 'fast charging' SA-bound I-Pace

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The I-PACE will be Jaguar's first all-electric production auto, and has recently been undergoing Arctic testing to make sure its performance is up to scratch in ice and snow. The electric SUV was spotted testing on many occasions. That's not it, though. It's important to note; after all, a Model X on a Tesla Supercharger will now get up to 120 kW - if it's the only vehicle plugged into the charger - and take around 40 minutes to go from zero to 80-percent. Read More »

Investors should wait to purchase stock: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

It has outperformed by 5.59% the S&P500. Investors sold shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . "Another beat and raise as AMD is executing on all fronts", Rosenblatt analyst Hans Mosesmann wrote in a note to clients Wednesday. I will provide an overview of Advanced Micro Devices's financial liquidity and leverage to give you an idea of Advanced Micro Devices's position to take advantage of potential acquisitions or comfortably endure future downturns. Read More »

Monster Hunter World is already a huge hit

Capcom may have just found the best way to advertise Monster Hunter: World . Following the first part last week, Capcom has released part two in its "The Making of Monster Hunter: World " video documentary series. This number counts all physical copy sales including limited editions and console bundles, but it does not include digital sales. For PC it will be coming somewhere in the third or fourth quarter. Read More »

Facebook sued for negligence, wrongful death after murder footage

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Stephens was later found dead inside a auto in Erie, Pennsylvania. The suit was filed by the estate of 74-year-old Cleveland retiree Robert Godwin Sr ., who was shot to death last Easter in a video broadcast on Facebook , report the Associated Press , Cleveland.com , BuzzFeed News , Fox 8 Cleveland and WKBW . Read More »

H&M's store closure plan raises doubts on sales revival

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One of the biggest fast-fashion company in the world recently unveiled their troublesome quarter due to reseeding shoppers visiting their brick-and-mortar stores. H&M said Wednesday that it also plans to open digital stores this year in India, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. About a quarter of the new shops will be formats other than the flagship H&M, such as COS, Monki and Afound . Read More »

Microsoft updates OneDrive with support for iOS 11 features

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New look and drag-and-drop possibilities are not the only notable changes brought by the new OneDrive. Additional new features include the ability to drag and drop files for easier organization and collaboration. Microsoft has added indicators in coauthored documents to allow users to see who else is working with them on a shared document. The OneDrive app has been redesigned for easier use, and now allows previews of over 130 types of files, the post said. Read More »

Asus Zenfone 5 Series will be on 27 Feb at MWC 2018

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Nearly all the smartphones under the Zenfone 4 series came with dual cameras, and the company might continue the same with the upcoming Zenfone 5 smartphones. Recalling the specs, the Zenfone 3 (ZE552KL) sports a 5.5-inch full-HD display, 4GB RAM, and 64GB inbuilt storage. The smartphones that received a price cut include ZenFone 3 (5.2), ZenFone 3 (5.5), ZenFone Max, ZenFone 3 Max (5.2), ZenFone 3 Max (5.5), ZenFone Go (5.0), and ZenFone Go (5.5). Read More »

Snapchat launches Bitmoji Deluxe with 1.9 septillion avatar options

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The update, Snap said, was rolled out from feedback gathered from Bitmoji users and the internal teams about new options, in a bid to offer its user base a more visual design flow with added features.The company noted that the Bitmoji Deluxe update will be rolling out to all iOS and Android users, starting today. Read More »

DOJ and SEC probing Apple over phone slowdown

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The megahyped, redesigned phone, initially short on supply when released in November, now has more units available than consumers want to buy. Following the reports , the company confirmed it was degrading the devices performance. Government officials, including US Senator John Thune, a Republican from South Dakota, have also questioned Apple about the slowdowns. "The Band-Aid will be ripped off", he says. Read More »

Battle for Azeroth Pre-order Bonuses and Release Date Revealed

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In addition to early access to Allied Races , Digital Deluxe preorders will get immediate access to two faction-specific mounts and an adorable pet Tortollan, one of the new races you'll encounter in Battle for Azeroth . You also get player icons for Kul Tiras and Zandalar; along with sprays featuring Anduin, Sylvanas, Jaina, and Varok Saurfang artwork. The Hearthstone bonus is an Azeorth Is Burning card pack, while the StarCraft II goodies are sprays themed around the Horde and ... Read More »

GST stabilised in a short time, says Jaitley

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Expectations over what the Budget can accomplish as a "reform tool" are gradually becoming more realistic - a long overdue shift. "2017 also restricted the loss from house property to Rs 2 lakh (which was unlimited earlier) which has severely curtailed the demand and investment rationale for second home properties as income yielding assets". Read More »

Frampton pokes fun at dramatics at Khan press event

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Amir Khan threw water over Phil Lo Greco after being taunted by the Canadian at a press conference to promote the British boxer's return to the ring after nearly two years away. Khan then got up and threw his glass of water at his foe, drenching his face. THe video of the incident between Khan and Lo Greco can be seen at this link . Read More »

Samsung Electronics' operating profit hits record high in Q4

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This brings 2017 annual dividend, announced today, to KRW 5.8 trillion won, which equates to a 46-percent YoY increase. Also Wednesday, Samsung Electronics' board of directors chose to lower the face value of it stocks from 5,000 won to 100 won, a move that would dramatically increase the number of common stocks, to more than 6.41 billion from the current 128.3 million. Read More »

Amazon's Alexa can now send text messages

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This feature now sends SMS messages only to Android phones, because Apple is not offering its messaging APIs to third-parties. The new feature should be rolling out now on any Amazon devices that support Alexa messages and calling, but apparently isn't available on any third-party Alexa speakers. Read More »

Egypt: Al Ghad Party Leader Submits Nomination Papers to Run for Presidency

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The authority began receiving candidacy papers 10 days ago. Presidential hopefuls must submit at least 25,000 endorsements from citizens across 15 governorates or 20 endorsements from members of parliament to qualify as candidates. In a surprise move Sunday, Musa abruptly announced his intention to run in Egypt's third presidential race since the 2011 popular uprising that forced autocratic President Hosni Mubarak to step down after three decades in power. Read More »

Jaguars QB Blake Bortles underwent wrist surgery last week

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The Jaguars did not confirm Bortles' surgery until around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, almost 14 hours after the original report and declined to provide any other details such as the nature of the operation and a rehabilitation time-frame. The Jaguars picked up his fifth-year option last offseason, meaning he's owed $19 million next season, but many have questioned whether or not Jacksonville will keep its former top-5 pick. Read More »

Facebook bans all ads for Bitcoin, ICOs, and other cryptocurrency

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There have been a number of instances where people or companies have raised money through an ICO, or initial coin offering , with no apparent business behind it. The announcement comes weeks after Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged the potential of cryptocurrencies to wrest power away from "centralized systems". Read More »

Verizon's plan to sell Huawei phone suffocated by political pressure

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Yesterday, a new report from Bloomberg cited a source claiming Verizon has now also been pressured by U.S. government officials to stay away from Huawei . Unfortunately, that didn't pan out , and reports are that the USA government would like very much for AT&T to cut all ties with the smartphone manufacturer . Read More »

Apple will not kill the iPhone X this year

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His latest report has reiterated previous predictions that he made on this year's upcoming iPhones . The Nikkei report states that Apple has notified its suppliers of its intention to reduce its iPhoneX production target to around 20 million units in the three months from January 2018. Read More »

Brown: Alonso's WEC seat in 'McLaren's best interests'

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With the Monaco Grand Prix already in the bag, Alonso is plainly still deadly serious about becoming only the second driver to have won motorsport's so-called Triple Crown alongside Graham Hill. 'My deal to race in WEC was only made possible through the good understanding and strong relationship I have with McLaren , and I'm very happy that they listened and understood what this means to me. Read More »