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United Kingdom retail giant on 'brink of bankruptcy' in latest high street blow

United Kingdom retail giant on 'brink of bankruptcy' in latest high street blow In December 2017, it estimated its debt load as $2.2 billion, in part sparked by its $3.1 billion buyout by Apollo. Representatives for Claire's and the creditors declined to comment or didn't respond to messages. A Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, which is typical for retailers, would allow the chain to continue operating and keep creditors at bay until a turnaround plan could be formalized. [Full Article...]

Little Nightmares: Complete Edition haunts the Nintendo Switch

Little Nightmares: Complete Edition haunts the Nintendo Switch The Octo Expansion is launching this summer for $19.99. Today , the Switch is many people's favorite console and the best way to play many smaller indie games. Praise the sun for this Dark Souls amiibo, which will launch alongside Dark Souls Remastered . ◆ Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy launches for Nintendo Switch on July 10. [Full Article...]

What Does The Data Behind Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) Suggest?

Presently, Beta factor for CELG stock stands at 1.53. The institutional investor held 95,263 shares of the electronic components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.16 million, up from 86,079 at the end of the previous reported quarter. [Full Article...]

CCT Adjourns Saraki's Trial Indefinitely

CCT Adjourns Saraki's Trial Indefinitely The Tribunal Chairman, Danladi Umar, said the decision was taken because of pending appeals on the matter at the Supreme Court. The federal government had also filed a cross-appeal before the apex court against the part of the judgment which affirmed the dismissal of the other 15 counts. [Full Article...]

U of A researcher finds never-seen mineral inside 'super-deep diamond'

U of A researcher finds never-seen mineral inside 'super-deep diamond' The diamond discovered in a mine in South Africa contained perovskite, which meant it originated more than 700 km beneath Earth's surface. It does represent, however, the first and only time we've seen such an arrangement in ice on Earth. He added that studying such diamonds would provide an insight into the oceanic crust and exactly what happens when a denser oceanic plate plunges into the Earth... [Full Article...]

Activision puts an end to the leaks by announcing Black Ops 4

Activision puts an end to the leaks by announcing Black Ops 4 They have also confirmed releases for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Fans will be excited to find out that the next installment of the series is Black Ops 4 . Treyarch's previous effort in the Call of Duty franchise was packed with modes and features that the studio may seek to expand. The reason behind this decision is probably Red Dead Redemption 2 . [Full Article...]

Alexa's 'really creepy' laugh fixed by Amazon

Alexa's 'really creepy' laugh fixed by Amazon It turns out, the event was triggered due to Alexa somehow interpreting two humans having a chat as "Alexa, laugh", commanding it to laugh. Amazon has said the reason why the device is laughing is because it mishears "Alexa laugh". You can enable Follow-Up Mode on your device by opening the Alexa app and navigating to the Settings menu. Amazon is trying to make controlling music via Alexa more a... [Full Article...]

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) Given Consensus Recommendation of Akamai Technologies, Inc . has a one year low of $44.65 and a one year high of $70.99. (NASDAQ: AKAM ) rating on Tuesday, September 5. The stock increased 7.27% or $5.09 during the last trading session, reaching $75.08. 52 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. Northern reported 1.05 million shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Ark Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in Akamai... [Full Article...]

Sea of Thieves gets one last (massive) beta before launch

Sea of Thieves gets one last (massive) beta before launch Not only do the Gold Hoarders quests from the Closed Beta return, players will be able to try out the brand new Merchant Alliance voyages for the first time. Another new feature being tested in the beta is Skeleton Forts, which creates the opportunity for forts in the world to be occupied by skeletons. Since this is the most players Sea of Thieves has had to handle, Rare warns that you should ... [Full Article...]

Penguins pose for selfie video in Antarctica

Penguins pose for selfie video in Antarctica The curious birds flipped it over to face skyward, then did what any one of us would do - they took a selfie video. It has more than 246,000 views as of Friday morning. At the time, Slater had been visiting the Tangkoko-Batuangus Nature Reserve on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi to shadow a troupe of macaques. On the second day of his visit, a group of monkeys reportedly began playing with his... [Full Article...]

Facebook Watch Will Exclusively Air 25 Weekday MLB Games In 2018

Facebook Watch Will Exclusively Air 25 Weekday MLB Games In 2018 Facebook Inc . (NASDAQ: FB) shares saw a bump to close out the week as it announced a new deal with Major League Baseball ( MLB ). Also as part of the deal, the league will produce curated content for Facebook Watch , like on-demand highlight packages for every regular season game, as well as team-specific recaps. [Full Article...]

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Ventures His Way To Nintendo Switch, 3DS

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Ventures His Way To Nintendo Switch, 3DS Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will be heading to Nintendo 3DS and Switch this year. Best of all, the Switch version is set to include new stages inspired by Super Mario Odyssey's many fantastical kingdoms, most notably New Donk City. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Direct: Mario Tennis Aces Launch Date, Gameplay Details Revealed

These special shots consume energy from a gauge, which limits the amount of tennis fury you can unleash at one time. While the Zone Shot incorporates motion controls in a small way, Nintendo is not missing the opportunity to provide a true tennis experience, either. [Full Article...]

Galaxy Note 9 In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Still Facing 'Technological Difficulties'

Galaxy Note 9 In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Still Facing 'Technological Difficulties' The only phone maker that has actually brought a smartphone with an under-the-display fingerprint scanner to market is Vivo, but its X20 Plus is now only available in China. Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will be getting the Oreo update on April 13, followed by Galaxy Tab S3 on May 24 and then the mid-range smartphone A7 (2018) on 25th of May. [Full Article...]

Apex Court says passive euthanasia is permissible

Apex Court says passive euthanasia is permissible Relatives often complain of a private hospital keeping a dying patient artificially alive by putting him on life support just to make more money. In a historic judgement, the Supreme Court on Friday ruled that a terminally-ill patient can write a " living will " that permits doctors to withdraw life support. [Full Article...]

Google Officially Releases Android P's First Developer Preview

Google Officially Releases Android P's First Developer Preview Many tech enthusiasts have reached to Google regarding this, and they have officially confirmed that they are dropping support for these devices and they won't get new updates by now. Second of all, there is the Multi-camera API. By November 2018, Google will require app updates to target Android Oreo or higher. The team working on Android Things has taken user feedback to heart and added ... [Full Article...]

Apple's high-performance suppliers +35%; Could Apple buy Snap?

Apple's high-performance suppliers +35%; Could Apple buy Snap? But, the overall trend among 756 suppliers in 30 countries was towards higher compliance with Apple's code of conduct, according to a new report by the company , which has been carrying out the audits for 12 years. Apple affirms it has forced the supplier to repay the fees. Those with violations are given a probation notice and, if corrections are not made, Apple will consider cutting ties with t... [Full Article...]

Humans, not bots, are to blame for spreading false news on Twitter

Humans, not bots, are to blame for spreading false news on Twitter But the rapid, widespread dissemination of false information via social media is new. As social media giants come under closer scrutiny by governments worldwide hoping to clamp down on the negative political and social effects of fake news , researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have examined why people seem to prefer falsehoods over facts. [Full Article...]

Fortnite Is Coming To Mobile As Soon As Next Week

Fortnite Is Coming To Mobile As Soon As Next Week The game will arrive on Android "in the next few months", while roll-out begins on iOS from Monday, March 12th. Instead, these features will be limited to PlayStation 4, PC, Mac, iOS , and eventually Android . Fortnite Mobile has been announced by Epic Games, and it's more than we could have asked for. The developer assured players that both the graphics and gameplay experienced by PC a... [Full Article...]

H1Z1 now free-to-play, pro league starts in April

H1Z1 now free-to-play, pro league starts in April Is this the right move by Daybreak Games? Greene, of course, went on to make Playerunknown's Battlegrounds , which launched last March and has since dominated the battle royale conversation, alongside Epic's free-to-play Fortnite . Before these games took over streaming services however, there was another that helped kickstart this industry-changing shift, a game that has its DNA infused into ... [Full Article...]


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