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Uber and Yandex unite business taxi

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Yandex, often called the "Google of Russia " is a well established brand and has an extensive mapping database which puts it at an advantage over Uber, reports the New York Times . The announcement also echoes a similar move Uber made in China previous year, when it chose to be swallowed by local etaxi giant Didi Chuxing in a $35 billion deal, rather than continuing to haemorrhage cash trying to infiltrate the market. Read More »

Rooney set for Everton action

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K'Ogalo earned the right to play the English Premier League outfit after winning a weeklong eight team SportPesa Super Cup regional tournament involving Kenyan and Tanzania teams in Dar last month. The 28-year-old Bolasie is now sidelined with a knee injury which could keep him out of action until the end of the year. "I've never been to Tanzania before, so I'm really looking forward to it". Read More »

Pique: Barcelona games must be a spectacle

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It's not the first time that speculation in the media has suggested that key Barcelona players are influential in advising the club which transfer targets to pursue, and it certainly won't be the last. "Our fans go to the stadium to enjoy, not for us to win games playing defensively and boring the trousers off people", he continued. Neymar agrees that Barca's priorities for 2017-18 are to triumph in every possible competition by playing their best football. Read More »

Prime Day Breaks Amazon Sales Records

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In survey results, 52% of respondents agreed that Prime Day offered the lowest prices of the year, and 87% agreed that they would continue to shop Amazon Prime Days if they have them. Amazon will roll out new deals every day leading up to Prime Day as well , beginning June 29 at 1 a.m. ET. Analysts estimated last year's event brought in well over $500 million. Read More »

Amazon.com's (NASDAQ:AMZN) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank Of Canada

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Finally, Fred Alger Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Amazon.com by 4.3% in the fourth quarter. The stock rose 0.99% or $9.87 reaching $1004. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 368 shares. Amazon.com, Inc. has a 12-month low of $710.10 and a 12-month high of $1,017.00. Since February 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 22 sales for $977.75 million activity. Read More »

Portland Global Advisors LLC Lowers Stake in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

The stock increased 1.66% or $1.16 during the last trading session, reaching $71.15. About 5,455 shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since July 13, 2016 and is uptrending. William Blair reaffirmed an "outperform" rating on shares of Microsoft Corporation in a research report on Monday, March 20th. BidaskClub lowered Microsoft Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Saturday, June 10th. Read More »

Skoda Octavia Facelift to be launched today

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The current generation Octavia was launched originally in 2013 and goes up against the likes of the Hyundai Elantra and the Toyota Corolla Altis . Along with the adaptive LED headlamps with DRLs, Skoda has designed the LED fog lamps to now double up as cornering lights. Read More »

Asian shares mostly higher ahead of Yellen testimony

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If they ask one thing, lawmakers ought to pin down where she stands in a key debate splitting the policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee. The Dow touched a record high, led by gains in shares of DuPont and those of Microsoft, recently up 2.7 percent and 1.5 percent respectively. Read More »

Nasa spot 75000-mile-wide HOLE on the sun

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It could also affect power grids leading to electricity shortages in some areas. The sunspot was noticed last week, but has expanded at "breakneck" speed, which experts say should be monitored constantly. "It could be the source for some solar flares, but it is too early to predict just what it will do". Though the sunspots generally appear to be quite small, the newly released video from NASA shows the patch of intensive electromagnetic activity is actually larger than Earth, which is ... Read More »

Moto Launches the Moto E4 Plus in India

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Other expected features of the smartphone include 64GB of storage onboard, 3,800mAh battery with fast charge technology, IP68 rating for water and dust resistance, and Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. Connectivity options in both device are- Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, MicroUSB, 3.5mm audio-jack, and Global Positioning System. Moto E4 is priced at Rs 8,999 and its bigger sibling E4 Plus at Rs 9,999. Read More »

Facebook brings Messenger 'Lite' to India

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The FB Messenger Lite is a standalone version of the Messenger app with a trimmed down version of the main app . While Messenger Lite is said to be a lightweight version of the regular app , it still offers basic features of Messenger , but still functions like a gem on slower connections and low-end Android smartphones. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8, HTC U11 Download Speeds Become Faster Via Sprint Update

Since the updates were disseminated, the average download speed on the Sprint branded Samsung Galaxy S8 has risen from 21.6Mbps to 28.9Mbps. "There was a miscalculation in the software that was reading the device, so it tuned away from Band 41 before it should", said Ryan Sullivan, VP of product engineering and development at Sprint. Read More »

PlayStation 5 Predicted to Release in 2019

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The PlayStation 4 Pro only came out recently but it seems console gamers might not have to wait too long for the next generation in souped-up gaming engines. Instead, it will possess, AMD chip. Sony may have only released the PlayStation 4 Pro at the end of a year ago, but more hardware could come as soon as 2019, according to one analyst. Read More »

Full Version of WWE 2k18 Coming to Nintendo Switch

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No release date is set yet, but they have confirmed that it will also offer all the same game modes.It was originally feared that this would not be the case as other developers releasing their games on all three platforms are leaving features off of the Switch versions - one notable example is Federation Internationale de Football Association 18. Read More »

Nintendo have revealed special editions for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

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Purchasing the steelbook for $79.99 gets you both the fancy case, as well as both Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon , titles that are $39.99 apiece on their own. The two new Pokemon forms teased during the Nintendo Direct which announced the title resembled Legendary Pokemon Solgaleo and Lunala. Each is an updated version of last year's Pokémon Sun and Moon , and will again see players trekking around the tropical region of Alola. Read More »

Trump says he does not fault son for meeting Russian lawyer

An email from the publicist who helped arrange the meeting described the information offered as being "part of Russian Federation and its government's support for Mr. offered to provide the Trump campaign with some official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russian Federation and would be very useful to your father ". Read More »

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Rating Reiterated by Stifel Nicolaus

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Western Digital Corporation has a one year low of $43.09 and a one year high of $95.00. The Beta for the company stands at 1.25 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 2.84. Iridian Asset Mngmt Ltd Ct reported 1.01% in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC). Johnson Investment Counsel Inc, which manages about $8.19 billion and $3.25 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Iboxx $ High Yield Corpor (HYG) by 14,313 shares to 103,893 shares, valued at $8.99M in 2016Q4, ... Read More »

Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Tyson Foods, Inc

In contrast, the average volume was 8.47 million shares. It has underperformed by 3.99% the S&P500. (NYSE:TSN). Forester Limited reported 3.79% in Tyson Foods, Inc. 78 funds opened positions while 162 raised stakes. (NYSE:TSN) by 5.6% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be given a $0.225 dividend. Read More »

Rey's Force Awakens Monopoly Token Meets A Tragic Fate

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The company seemed to rightfully recognize that argument as nonsense, so it promptly assured Star Wars fans that it would be releasing an updated edition of the game with a Rey token at some point in the future. "In early 2016, Hasbro updated the 2015 Star Wars: Monopoly game to add a Rey token", Hasbro spokesperson Julie Duffy told The Associated Press . Read More »

Kingdom Hearts 3 Will Stream At The D23 Expo

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All of these new styles will be available at the Disney Store at D23 for the duration of the event. Nerdist has an exclusive look at the three Limited Edition Star Wars Elite Series Premium Action Figures, packages that will be released this weekend at D23 Expo . Read More »

Julie Payette will become the next governor general of Canada

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The appointment comes on the heels of the Liberal Party aboriginal caucus announcing it had hopes the Prime Minister would appoint Canada's first indigenous Governor General. Harper said at the time the extended term would "cover numerous events celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation". Johnston is now on a visit to China, and is expected to have an audience with the Queen next week when he travels to the United Kingdom for Canada 150 events, likely marking the last time he ... Read More »

North Korea provocations hurt China-South Korea ties

Haley, as well as President Trump, has put the spotlight on Beijing's important role in the effective enforcement of any sanctions, with China accounting for 90 percent of the North's trade account. Putin reaffirmed Russia's "firm decision" never to allow North Korean nukes, and expressed his support for Seoul's efforts to bring North Korea back to the table, it added. Read More »

Mario Kart Arcade VR gameplay looks awesome

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Mario Kart has featured in arcades in the past, but those were just mere regular arcades: not virtual reality arcades. As you zoom past competitors, or watch them zoom past you, you can lock eyes with them and watch their character's facial expression react to their new placing in the race. Read More »

Micro Focus plays down fears over HP deal

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Canaccord Genuity's price target would indicate a potential upside of 31.03% from the stock's current price. This was shown in a research note on 12 July. The software company reported unaudited revenues of about $1.38bn for year ended 30 April 2017, up 10.9 per cent from about $1.25bn on year ended 30 April 2016. Read More »