• Assassin's Creed and Final Fantasy XV are Joining Forces

    Assassin's Creed and Final Fantasy XV are Joining Forces

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    Final Fantasy 15 players will soon be able to run around the game like an Assassin - yes, a capital-A Assassin - thanks to a quirky collaboration between publishers Square Enix and Ubisoft, the companies announced today. As teased at the end of the trailer, you can unlock the Master Assassin costume for Noctis by acquiring the Dream Egg from the Moogle Chocobo Festival before late September.
  • State approves millions in tax incentives for Apple data centers

    State approves millions in tax incentives for Apple data centers

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    The Iowa Economic Development Authority has published its agenda for Thursday, August 24, 2017, and an item on the agenda says "Review of Application for Investment; Apple, Inc". The bulk of the subsidy is a planned $188.2 million property tax abatement of 71% over 20 years provided by the city of Waukee, according to economic development officials.
  • KFC's New Employee Training Game Is a Virtual Reality Nightmare

    KFC's New Employee Training Game Is a Virtual Reality Nightmare

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    The whole thing runs on Oculus and if I'm honest seems pretty damn horrific, but in a world with the KFC game controller, I suppose anything is possible. It also has a bit of practicality to it - as KFC told Eater , the process of preparing and frying chicken in-store takes about 25 minutes, while this game can get the basics across in 10 by cutting out the time spent waiting for the chicken to fry.
  • FTC Greenlights Amazon's $13.7 Billion Whole Foods Deal

    FTC Greenlights Amazon's $13.7 Billion Whole Foods Deal

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    Amazon has said Whole Foods stores will continue to operate under the same name as a separate unit of the company, and that Whole Foods CEO John Mackey will keep leading the brand from its headquarters in Austin, Texas. Buying Whole Foods gives the world's largest online retailer a foothold in the $700 billion USA grocery market, key for it to grab a greater share of shoppers' wallets.
  • The Veeva Systems (VEEV) & Omnicell (OMCL) Head to Head Survey

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    About 1.35M shares traded or 22.73% up from the average. Fortress Investment Group Llc, a New York-based fund reported 318,074 shares. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $83.51. After $0.14 actual earnings per share reported by Veeva Systems Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.14 % EPS growth. Ahl Partners Ltd Liability Partnership owns 7,662 shares.
  • South Africa Welcomes Tegeta Coal Mine Sale By Oakbay

    South Africa Welcomes Tegeta Coal Mine Sale By Oakbay

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    According to an Oakbay statement, his businesses include Arep Ville Abu Dhabi, Egis Emirates Abu Dhabi, Gimaex - One Seven, Golden Triangle Investment, Nepteam Middle East, Jafar Al Zarooni Real Estate and Triangle Business Connection. Under new ownership, Oakbay believes that the business and its employees will have the bright and prosperous future they deserve. "The sale of Tegeta represents a further step forward in delivering our strategy of preserving jobs by securing the future of the ...
  • Adobe Systems Inc (NASDAQ:ADBE) Institutional Investor Sentiment Is 1.02

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    Srs Investment Management Limited Liability accumulated 115,853 shares or 0.34% of the stock. About shares traded. Euronet Worldwide, Inc. Mitchell Capital Management Co. Volume on the day was 1.95 million shares. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.17, from 1.04 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 57 investors sold Adobe Systems Incorporated shares while 287 reduced holdings.
  • Dual-screen YotaPhone 3 with 4GB RAM, 13 MP camera announced

    Dual-screen YotaPhone 3 with 4GB RAM, 13 MP camera announced

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    The main USP of the phone is a Dual display i:e 5.2 inches HD E-Ink display on the back. The YotaPhone 3 has been confirmed to pack an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 4GB RAM and either 64GB or 128GB of internal memory. Other sensors included are proximity, accelerometer, compass, and more. The said device will debut in China as YOTA3 while buyers can pre-order the device from September 5, 2017.
  • VW's new T-Roc could out-sell the Golf

    VW's new T-Roc could out-sell the Golf

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    The 2018 VW T-Roc compact SUV comes with new, expressive design style, coupe-like roof section, strikingly wide front and sportily snappy proportions. Multimedia equipment will include "Active Info Display" and a sophisticated audio and connectivity system that connects to the internet and apps through a smartphone and the Volkswagen Car Net system.
  • Parkhead is key if Celtic are to progress in the Champions League

    Parkhead is key if Celtic are to progress in the Champions League

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    The Hoops led 5-0 from the first leg but fell behind on Tuesday night when Ajer diverted Dimitri Shomko's speculative long-range effort past goalkeeper Craig Gordon . Last season Celtic finished bottom of their group which included Barcelona , Borussia Monchengladbach and Manchester City , with three points and no wins.
  • Pots and seedings confirmed for Champions League group stage draw

    Pots and seedings confirmed for Champions League group stage draw

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    The 32 qualified teams are drawn into eight groups of four teams labelled A to H, where they will play each other twice over six matchdays between September and December. Brendan Rodgers' side were given a scare by Kazakhstan side Astana in the week but there has been no nightmares in the league so far for the Hoops.
  • Samsung Unveils Galaxy Note 8 in NY

    Samsung Unveils Galaxy Note 8 in NY

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    DJ Koh, president of Samsung mobile, said: "We appreciate the relentless passion of the Note community. The success of the Note 8 is essential for us to regain the trust of our customers". There's a good reason why, and it has basically given rivals Apple and Huawei the edge when it comes to giving customers a smidgen of choice for a big screened phone, but that stops today, as Samsung returns with its own handset.
  • Wild video shows Compton-to-Long Beach vehicle repossession gone bad

    Wild video shows Compton-to-Long Beach vehicle repossession gone bad

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    CBS Los Angeles reported that the vehicle was parked on the street and was repossessed because auto payments had lapsed. That's when the trouble began. "A blessing nobody did get hit", said Brittany McDonald who, along with passenger James Harris, caught the scene on video. The owner reportedly attempted to free the Altima several times, at one point smashing the back window of the tow truck with his crowbar in frustration.
  • Woods threatens to sue over leaked nude photos

    Woods threatens to sue over leaked nude photos

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    Be my guest. If that's what, you know, makes your day, go ahead, have fun. "[Lawrence] became very distraught and I had to stop the interview at one point because of her emotional reaction to the information being discussed", an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent had said in court filings.
  • Google Pixel 2 May Launch On Oct 5

    Google Pixel 2 May Launch On Oct 5

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    Google is yet to play its card. According to a very renowned leaker, Google will be unveiling the second generation of its Pixel branded handsets on October 5. The names are not confirmed yet, Google could name them anything. The major impending smartphone launch of the year includes that of iPhone 8 and the Pixel 2 .
  • Roku's Share of Streaming Market Rising, Says Parks Report

    Roku's Share of Streaming Market Rising, Says Parks Report

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    According to a new report, the Apple TV is bleeding market share to these rivals as the proportion of USA households owning and using an Apple TV is shrinking compared to those owning and using an Amazon or Roku device. The study is based on a survey of 10,000 US broadband households that owned at least one streaming player. The data comes from the report Reinventing CE: Transforming Devices to Service Platforms , which also finds that 45 percent of USA broadband-enabled homes own a ...
  • China Set to Launch New World's Fastest Train

    China Set to Launch New World's Fastest Train

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    China will once again hold the title for the world's fastest train. Trains capable of attaining a speed of almost 400km per hour will begin operating on the line from 21 September, according to the BBC. China has spent an estimated US$360 billion on high-speed rail, building by far the largest network in the world. The world's fastest train is now the Shanghai's MagLev airport train.
  • LinkedIn Wants To Become A Social Network, Adds Native Video Support

    LinkedIn Wants To Become A Social Network, Adds Native Video Support

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    Professional social networking site LinkedIn has just added something it calls LinkedIn video to its service, and people have been flooding it with videos showing off their skills and workplaces. However, to make sure that the videos or not Snapchatty , or Facebookish , LinkedIn has issued video's Best Practices guidelines . Users will be able to see who their videos reach on LinkedIn - with audience insights such as the top companies, titles and locations of their viewers, as ...
  • Microsoft's 'Insiders' can test Windows 10 S on any PC

    Microsoft's 'Insiders' can test Windows 10 S on any PC

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    The company has also confirmed today that members of the Insider program can now test Windows 10 S builds before they're released. As expected, the new build for Windows 10 brings no new features or major improvements. There's also support for peripherals and devices that are normally supported on a proper Windows 10 machine. While it's a bit exciting for those who are just installing Windows 10 S, this is not exactly a new feature.