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LeEco's Founder Pledges To Pay Back Company's Debts LeEco's Founder Pledges To Pay Back Company's Debts
- July 06, 2017

Growing financial problems at Chinese internet group Leshi Holding, also known as LeEco, has cast doubt on the company's ambitious plans to break into the electric vehicle market. The assets included-property of Jia Yueting, his wife, and three unanimous affiliates of the company. The company even sold its ride-sharing affiliate, Yidao Yongche to an unknown entity last week. (more...)
EU Team Mulls Another Record Fine For Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) EU Team Mulls Another Record Fine For Alphabet Inc (GOOGL)
- July 06, 2017

Included in the investigation is Google's policy of forcing smartphone manufacturers to install Google Search and the Google Chrome web browser on Android-powered phones in exchange for access to other Google apps. The EU has been a constant thorn in Google's side over the years. Google is not the only firm at the moment to fall foul of European rules. "The Commission is concerned that Google has stifled choice and innovation in a range of mobile apps and services by pursuing an overall ... (more...)
How to Install OxygenOs 3.5.9 How to Install OxygenOs 3.5.9
- July 06, 2017

OnePlus 2 Rolled Out OxygenOS 3.5.9 OTA Update: For Oneplus 2, Oneplus has started rolling out a new incremental update for oxygenOS. In March, the last update of one plus 2 has come with the version number 3.5.8 and also already mentioned this is an incremental upgrade. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz refreshes its GLA SUV Mercedes-Benz refreshes its GLA SUV
- July 06, 2017

Michael Jopp, Vice-President, Sales & Marketing at Mercedes-Benz India said, "The GLA is positioned towards the new-generation customers who aspire to own a stylish and dynamic luxury SUV, which perfectly combines practicality with emotive driving experience". (more...)
Check out the New Desert Map in Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Check out the New Desert Map in Playerunknown's Battlegrounds
- July 06, 2017

This is a rather big deal because, thus far , matches have been played on a single map. Last night, the main developer and the cause of the game's namesake, PlayerUnknown , tweeted out that the game is getting a new desert-themed map; also giving us a first look at what it'll look like. (more...)
United Nations calls on Gov. McAuliffe to halt William Morva's execution United Nations calls on Gov. McAuliffe to halt William Morva's execution
- July 06, 2017

Thursday for shooting two men to death during an escape more than a decade ago, unless Gov. Terry McAuliffe intervenes. They contend Morva suffers from delusional disorder and, at the time of the slayings, believed his life was in danger at the Montgomery County Jail, where he was being held on attempted robbery charges. (more...)
PM Modi- First Indian PM to visit Israel PM Modi- First Indian PM to visit Israel
- July 06, 2017

India and Israel have had relations for the past 25 years. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday kicked off his three-day trip to Israel, the first-ever by an Indian head of government. In the guest book at the President's residence Modi wrote that "It is a privilege to meet President Rivlin again today". In recent years, the two nations have strategized on "counterterrorism" efforts. (more...)
Just In: Reps summon Fashola over comments on budget Just In: Reps summon Fashola over comments on budget
- July 06, 2017

Other lawmakers who spoke said Fashola must be called to order. In his remarks, the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, advised the lawmakers to await the recommendations of the House of Representatives, adding that, the Reps had commenced a legislative action on the matter. (more...)
Cuphead Isn't Coming to PS4, Developer Confirms Cuphead Isn't Coming to PS4, Developer Confirms
- July 06, 2017

Originally posted on NeoGAF and reported by MCV , a Cuphead developer confirmed that "this Cuphead game" is exclusive to Xbox and PC. Cuphead's Developer: Studio MDHR initially announced that the game will be exclusive to Xbox, but now, there has been an announcement that the game will also be available on the PC. (more...)
NASA Plans to Test Asteroid Deflection Capability NASA Plans to Test Asteroid Deflection Capability
- July 06, 2017

DART's onboard autonomous targeting system will pinpoint Didymos B and collide with the asteroid at 3.7 miles per second, about nine times faster than a bullet. Small asteroids nearly never reach beyond the upper atmosphere and many others fly by . DART is a fridge-sized spacecraft that uses what its engineers are calling the "kinetic impactor technique " - a fancy name for a process not unlike how snooker balls behave. (more...)
Aru wins fifth stage of Tour (3) Aru wins fifth stage of Tour (3)
- July 06, 2017

Having made their decision to disqualify Peter Sagan in a fair amount of haste without actually consulting any of the riders involved in yesterday's sprint finish, the UCI judges who booted him off the Tour have stood by their decision and the Slovakian world champion is now on his way home after leaving his team hotel this morning. (more...)
Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park Not Returning; New Female Lead Being Cast Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park Not Returning; New Female Lead Being Cast
- July 05, 2017

Variety reported that the actors were negotiating for equal pay compared to their co-stars, and this morning, Kim posted a message on his Facebook page saying: "Though I made myself available to come back, CBS and I weren't able to agree to terms on a new contract, so I made the hard choice not to continue". (more...)
Vanguard Group Inc. Increases Stake in Banco Bradesco SA (NYSE:BBD) Vanguard Group Inc. Increases Stake in Banco Bradesco SA (NYSE:BBD)
- July 05, 2017

They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -4.3%. Stifel Financial Corp acquired a new stake in Banco Bradesco SA during the first quarter valued at about $109,000. This is an increase from Banco Bradesco SA's previous special dividend of $0.01. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 3rd. This represents a yield of 0.91%. (more...)
Adi Shankar And Ubisoft Creating ASSASSIN'S CREED Anime TV Series Adi Shankar And Ubisoft Creating ASSASSIN'S CREED Anime TV Series
- July 05, 2017

Of even greater importance is that Castlevania's Netflix series producer Adi Shankar is leading the way. In addition to Castlevania and his work as an executive producer on Dredd , his short " Bootleg Universe " fan films have pleased the fanbases for the Power Rangers and Marvel Comics. (more...)
Amazon Promoting Voice Shopping with Early Alexa Prime Day Deals Amazon Promoting Voice Shopping with Early Alexa Prime Day Deals
- July 05, 2017

Amazon Global Store - Prime members in China and Mexico will be able to shop both local deals as well as select deals from other countries from the Amazon Global Store . If you can not find them, think about how shoppers may search for your product using their voice. MORE: Is Amazon Prime Worth It? The promotion to push voice shopping for Prime Day are an exciting "experiment" by Amazon. (more...)
European Union Slaps $2.7 Billion Fine on Google European Union Slaps $2.7 Billion Fine on Google
- July 05, 2017

The European Union's Dollars 2.74 billion antitrust fine imposed last week on internet search giant Google, for abusing its market dominance to give illegal advantage to another product of the company, will hit its parent Alphabet Inc's second quarter net profit by the full amount since the penalty is not tax deductible. (more...)
Syrian govt dismisses OPCW report Syrian govt dismisses OPCW report
- July 05, 2017

The strike was in response to what the U.S. claimed was a Syrian government orchestrated chemical weapons attack on Khan Shaykhun - a charge Damascus has firmly and repeatedly denied . Investigators did not visit the scene of the attack, deeming it too unsafe, but analyzed samples from victims and survivors, and interviewed witnesses. (more...)
Celebrities react to video of Trump body slamming 'CNN' Celebrities react to video of Trump body slamming 'CNN'
- July 05, 2017

Celebrities also chimed in, joining the general consensus that the tweet was not something befitting of the presidency. "I think that no one would perceive that as a threat. Conway's attempt to dismiss the relevance of Trump's more-outrageous tweets came after days of criticism of the president's recent activity on Twitter . (more...)
Dinosaurs' loss was frogs' gain: The upside of a mass extinction Dinosaurs' loss was frogs' gain: The upside of a mass extinction
- July 05, 2017

A study conducted recently by the US-Chinese scientists confirms that the multiplicity of the frog species could be the main cause of the probable asteroid strike that exterminated the dinosaurs' species. Frogs rose to become one of the most diverse groups of vertebrates, with more than 6,700 described species. To better understand how frogs evolved, scientists created a new phylogenetic tree-a branching diagram of evolutionary relationships-using data from hundreds of frog genomes. (more...)
Rebellion announces sequel to cult classic Evil Genius Rebellion announces sequel to cult classic Evil Genius
- July 05, 2017

It's been a long time coming - people have been waiting for it for what feels like forever now - but Evil genius 2 , the sequel to the cult classic management/sim game from 2004, has finally been announced by Rebellion, best known in modern times as the folks behind the Sniper Elite series. (more...)