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'Destructive' lawsuit looms over scandal-hit Uber

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According to Axios' Dan Primack , Shervin Pishevar of Sherpa Capital, Ron Burkle of Yucaipa Companies, and Adam Leber of Maverick sent a petition Friday morning to other Uber investors and Uber's board of directors calling for Benchmark to step aside. Read More »

Global stocks slide as US-North Korea nuclear tensions rise

While markets shrugged off news earlier in the day that North Korea had developed nuclear warheads, Trump's threatening reaction later in the day prompted a more nervous reaction from investors. The company also said sales at its established stores declined for the fourth straight quarter. Traders sold off financial stocks amid speculation the Fed will decide to hold off on raising interest rates next month. Read More »

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)

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Secor Capital Advisors Lp increased Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:VNDA) stake by 47,586 shares to 116,155 valued at $1.85M in 2016Q4. Saratoga Research & Investment Management now owns 667,132 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $95,840,000 after buying an additional 4,137 shares during the period. Read More »

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp (ACRE) Trending Upward Near-term

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Inv. Corp. Ashfield Capital Prns Limited Liability Co owns 17,679 shares or 0.2% of their U.S. portfolio. Cowen & Co initiated the shares of MA in report on Wednesday, September 30 with "Outperform" rating. Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc is a self-managed commercial real estate investment company. It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500. Now we move forward to observe the past performance of Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. Read More »

The Fate of Soundcloud Will Be Decided Today

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As part of the agreement, former Vimeo executives Kerry Trainor and Michael Weissman will become CEO and COO, respectively. If accepted, then the new investment - $169.5 million at a $150 million pre-money enterprise valuation - also closes tomorrow. Read More »

HTC U11 gets Bluetooth 5.0 Firmware Update

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Around a month, the rumor mill had revealed the leaked specifications of the HTC Ocean Life smartphone . The 5.2-inch display is to obviously support Full HD content, with 32GB internal storage, microSD expansion, IP67 certification for water and dust resistance, and bundled USonic earbuds with active noise cancellation wrapping up a respectable list of features. Read More »

No Man's Sky gets huge update with 30 hours of storyline

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At launch, the game was a relatively directionless experience. It features twice as much story content as what the original game shipped with, and has a branching narrative. "Visualised by unusual floating orbs, up to 16 players can see and communicate with one another, and explore the universe together", Hello Games explains on its website. Read More »

Vigil held for western Missouri police officer gunned down during traffic stop

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William Noble is charged with tampering with evidence after police say he got rid of the gun in a local pond. Officer Michael made a traffic stop on a vehicle for a registration violation. Noble then "stared" at the officer for about a minute, "blankly", before the officer asked again and he said that he knew where the weapon was. He then told them that he had been out Sunday night, but when he came home about 2 a.m. Read More »

New video offers closer look at "copper gold iPhone 8" dummy

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UX designer Maksim Petriv has created some mockups showing different approaches Apple could take to cope with the notch, and how these might look in different apps. However, rather than using its usual manufacturers, Apple will apparently be placing its iPhone SE 2 order with Wistron, which is based in India. That's way bigger than the 4.7-inch screen on the iPhone 7 , and even the 5.5-inch panel used on the iPhone 7 Plus . Read More »

Ahmed Patel corners Amit Shah, says Congress will win Gujarat

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The win is set to raise the stakes dramatically in the December assembly elections given that Amit shah has already set an ambitious target of 150-plus seats in the 182-member house. The results were announced after the Election Commission cancelled the votes of two Congress lawmakers who had defected, in a last twist to the fortnight-long poll drama. Read More »

Gilas Pilipinas takes on Iraq for Group B lead

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And while China was down names like Yi Jianlian and Zhou Qi for Wednesday's affair, Gilas Pilipinas had to go without June Mar Fajardo. Iraq defeated Qatar 75-56 through the all-around game of Kevin Galloway who registered 16 poitns, eight rebounds and three assists. Read More »

LA and London get new teams in the Overwatch League

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The Kroenkes own traditional sports teams L.A. Rams, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, and Arsenal FC. "We're thrilled to be bringing together more leaders from esports like Jack of Cloud9 and traditional sports like Stan and Josh of the LA Rams, Arsenal Football Club, Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche, to create an unbelievable competition that celebrates and rewards players and fans in London , Los Angeles , and beyond". Read More »

New Zealand central bank keeps rates on hold

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Given all that - and let's also give him points for inflation at least being in the lower part of the band rather than the higher part - would Wheeler have taken this situation by the time of his last press conference if it had been offered to him five years ago? The kiwi traded at US73.26 cents as at 8am on Thursday in Wellington from US73.16c late Wednesday. Read More »

Biohackers sequence computer malware right into the strands of DNA

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However, they should be prepared before these attack vectors are adopted by the criminal community. Encoding the attack in actual DNA proved harder than first anticipated - DNA sequencers work by mixing DNA with chemicals that bind differently to DNA's basic units of code (the chemical bases A, T, G, and C), and each emit a different color of light, captured in a photo of DNA molecules. Read More »

Fallout 4 Game of the Year Edition Gets Fall Release Date

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Developer Bethesda announced that Fallout 4 will receive a Game of the Year treatment-almost two full years following the game's initial release. Pip-Boy collector editions online. Every second is a fight for survival, and every choice is yours. Almost two years after the game blew up Bethesda's previous launch day sales record and one year after the game's final DLC launched , Fallout 4 is starting to get the Skyrim treatment. Read More »

Uber chat lets riders message drivers in-app

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To avoid any sort of accident, Uber has included voice dictation on the driver side which will read aloud incoming messages and allow the person to acknowledge with a tap to send a "thumbs up" emoji response. In terms of user experiences, it's not the worst thing in the world, as it's usually just a five-second phone call or one or two texts. "That's especially true in some of our key markets like Brazil and India". Read More »

Kaspersky drops antitrust claim against Microsoft

All versions of Microsoft's OS from Windows 7 through to Windows 10 , as well as Windows Server, are affected by the vulnerability. Cybersecurity companies partner among themselves to share data and help each other build stronger security solutions that can better protect their users. Read More »

NBA Live 18 Demo Will Be Available for Download Beginning August 11

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Create your unique player identity and decide how you become a legend by mastering your chosen role on the court using unique signature abilities and traits. A lot of hype has been going into 2K Sports' forthcoming National Basketball Association 2K18, including a video showcasing the new art that looks absolutely fantastic. Read More »

IPhone 8 Leaks Confirm That The Smartphone Has Some Problems

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However, and not particularly surprising - given that it should be quite hard to manufacture - Kuo reportedly says Apple won't ship the premium OLED iPhone in very large numbers during the third quarter of the year. Speaking of its features and specifications, the source revealed that iPhone 8 along with the two new models will support fast charging. Apple has been waiting for the right moment to add wireless charging to its smartphone line-up, and in 2017 it might finally catch up ... Read More »

Consumer Reports no longer recommends Microsoft Surface devices due to reliability concerns

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What's hugely important to point out here is that Consumer Reports' retraction of its recommendation appears entirely dependent upon subscriber survey answers. Unsurprisingly, Microsoft doesn't like the findings. For its part, Microsoft does refute the findings, not that we would expect them to say anything different, and says that their return and support rates differ from the findings in the Consumer Report Survey. Read More »

Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) Market Perform Rating Reiterated at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc

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About 12 shares traded. Angie's List Inc (ANGI) has risen 32.08% since August 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 24.14% the S&P500. Seaward Management Limited Partnership continued to hold its stake in Tesla Inc . Sunrun Inc was raised too. Analysts await Dermira Inc (NASDAQ:DERM) to report earnings on August, 14. Utah Retirement System has 22,805 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Read More »

Nissan Leaf Is Just The Tip Of An Iceberg

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That's more than twice the range of the outgoing vehicle and would cement the Leaf at the top of its class in this respect, beating the latest Renault Zoe by about 145km. Besides the price, here's how the cars differ, according to the leaked data, which has now been removed from the site . That means the 2018 Leaf will likely have a shorter range per charge - probably around 150 to 160 miles - than the Bolt's 238 miles or the Model 3's 220 or 310 mile estimates. Read More »

Newest Breath of the Wild Update Introduces New Way to Get Items

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In the latest The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild update , Nintendo choose to add a reward system that will award their players when they read those post. Are you still enjoying Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild? The News Channel will be open on the 8th of September this year. Various fixes to improve gameplay. Read More »

Tata Motors Group Global Wholesales Up 12% In July 2017

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The performance also reflects significant de-growth in the medium and heavy commercial vehicle segment, flat light commercial vehicle segment and moderate growth in passenger vehicle segment, the company added. Powering the all-new Land Rover Discovery SUV is a 3-litre diesel motor that makes 258PS and generates 600Nm of torque. Demand grew by 30% in China, helped by the success of the market-specific Jaguar XFL , which boosted XF sales by 22%. Read More »

Facebook shuts down Snapchat-like app Lifestage and Groups app

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Lifestage was aimed at teenagers, and the app allowed them to form social networks with their classmates. The app was withdrawn from the App Store on August 4, Business Insider said, having never made it into any of its top app charts, and having not been updated for several months. Read More »

Gearbox's new game is a first-person shooter, collectible card game hybrid

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The developer recently announced that they are now working on a new first-person shooter, which is tentatively titled Project 1v1 . As it turns out, Gearbox has a different "top-secret" project in development as well. While worldwide players can sign up, servers will be hosted in North America, so the game may not run ideally for those elsewhere in the world. In Challenge mode, players will challenge a friend to an unranked match and in the Arena , players will be queued up to challenge ... Read More »