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FTC: Not All Reviews of 'Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor' Were Legit FTC: Not All Reviews of 'Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor' Were Legit
- July 12, 2016

Among other things, the order (which will be open to public comment for 30 days before it's made final, at which point it carries the weight of law) prohibits Warner Bros. Going forward, the company must also "clearly and conspicuously disclose any material connection between Warner Bros. and any influencer or endorser promoting its products". (more...)
Nintendo Shares Increase After Release Of Pokemon Go
- July 12, 2016

Walk away until you can't see them any longer, and they'll respawn in front of you (because, you know, you need a starter Pokemon ). And hey, at least the game is getting people who would otherwise be inside on a summer day out and about. (more...)
Lyft Express Drive Program Expands, Adds Chevrolet Bolt Lyft Express Drive Program Expands, Adds Chevrolet Bolt
- July 12, 2016

GM and Lyft teamed up on Express Drive following a strategic investment by GM in Lyft to the tune of $500 million, and the program kicked off in March this year. Last week, it launched Premier, a high-end auto service, in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Los Angeles. Expansion of Express Drive continues the recent growth of Lyft services nationwide. (more...)
'It is morally legitimate for China to oppose India's NSG bid' 'It is morally legitimate for China to oppose India's NSG bid'
- July 12, 2016

However, Swiss authorities deny blocking India's membership or changing their mind on India's place at the NSG table. India has directly blamed China for raising procedural hurdles in New Delhi's NSG membership bid. The entire editorial in the Global Times heaps insults on Indians who according to the Chinese paper don't understand nationalism, have no knowledge of morals, cravenly follow the west and are spoiled. (more...)
Candace Parker's grandmother missing in Chicago area Candace Parker's grandmother missing in Chicago area
- July 12, 2016

They headed to her house to find her and her vehicle missing as well.The last communication with her had been at 11:15 a.m. Monday. The grandmother of WNBA star Candace Parker has been found safe at an Applebee's in Joliet, according to her family. (more...)
Australia's Malcolm Turnbull edges closer to majority government
- July 12, 2016

But a hung Parliament - in which no major party secures enough seats (76) to secure a majority government - is still the most likely result according to election analysts, but Turnbull may only need the support of one or two independents to form a minority government if current trends continue. (more...)
Thousands turn out to welcome home champions Portugal Thousands turn out to welcome home champions Portugal
- July 12, 2016

Truth is, Portugal played better without him. And cruel because France lost in the very stadium that suicide bombers attacked last November. Didier Deschamps had been rewarded for throwing caution to the wind through the knockout rounds, Antoine Griezmann's shift to central positions helping him top the tournament's scoring charts. (more...)
Oil trims weekly drop as USA production falls most since 2013 Oil trims weekly drop as USA production falls most since 2013
- July 11, 2016

Analysts surveyed by Bloomberg had forecast the EIA would report a 2.5 million decline. Overall, Brexit is expected to be only a minor issue for energy markets with analysts predicting the country's vote to escape the European Union will only reduce global oil demand by 100,000 barrels per day over the course of the next two years. (more...)
Syria rebels dead in fighting for key Aleppo road: Monitor
- July 11, 2016

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that forces loyal to the regime have made advances in Al-Mallah farms, northwest Aleppo and this has brought them to within one kilometre of the road. A statement from the political office of the Jabha Shamiya rebel group dated Sunday said the government advance near the road came with the support of government "allies of various nationalities, with Russian air cover and with firepower of an unprecedented intensity". (more...)
Pokemon Go: Malware found in side-loaded app - be careful! Pokemon Go: Malware found in side-loaded app - be careful!
- July 11, 2016

In addition, Niantic's CEO John Hanke stated, 'While they fix the server capacity, global roll out of the game to other countries is paused until the company is comfortable'. Pokemon Go is the latest entry - based exclusively on mobile devices, players can explore their environment in real life, tracked by their phone's GPS system, and catch the virtual creatures in different locations. (more...)
Sagent Pharmaceuticals bought by Japanese firm Nichi-Iko as shares climb Sagent Pharmaceuticals bought by Japanese firm Nichi-Iko as shares climb
- July 11, 2016

There is also a second step to the merger, where all outstanding shares of Sagent common stock not tendered in the tender offer will convert into the right to receive the same amount in cash equivalent to the tender offer price. headquarters. What: Shares of Sagent Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SGNT ), a maker of injectable drugs, jumped by almost 40% at the start of trading today on extremely high volume. (more...)
Chris Froome insists winning third Tour de France remains a huge challenge Chris Froome insists winning third Tour de France remains a huge challenge
- July 11, 2016

Why Did Sky Want to Defend the Yellow So Early? While Froome's lead is not that much in comparison to what the riders could separate each others in stage 9 , it showed that Team Sky has prepared unconventional tactics for the Briton to win another tour. (more...)
Stay safe while using fireworks
- July 11, 2016

The majority of those injuries happened between late June and July. People who are considering using consumer fireworks should weigh the potential risks - injuries and the potential to start a fire - and put safety first. Never place any part of your body directly over a fireworks device when lighting the fuse. Fireworks that fly in the sky and make loud noise are illegal in the state, though, and are risky to operate if you are not a professional. (more...)
Boeing to create 100 new jobs at RAF Lossiemouth Boeing to create 100 new jobs at RAF Lossiemouth
- July 11, 2016

Airbus employees get a peek at the 1st U.S.-produced aircraft for American Airlines at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility Delivery Center in Mobile, Ala., on Tuesday May 17, 2016. But earlier this year, Bombardier scored an order for 75 narrow-body CS100 jets from Delta Air Lines (DAL), with an option for 50 more, the largest-ever order for Bombardier's commercial aircraft business. (more...)
UFC sold for $4 billion, papers signed Saturday UFC sold for $4 billion, papers signed Saturday
- July 11, 2016

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta has declined comment on several occasions. The sale comes directly after UFC 200 , a landmark event that took place from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday. "The ESPN story is overblown. His facts could not be further off". There have been rumors of a UFC sale for years, but those rumors became much more substantial recently, with reports that there were multiple competing offers in the neighborhood of the $4 billion amount. (more...)
The Secret Life of Pets Review: No Toy Story Here
- July 11, 2016

But families have again generated reliably robust movie ticket sales this year, propelling " Finding Dory " to box-office dominance three weekends in a row. Warner Bros. should be thrilled with the way The Legend of Tarzan keeps performing as it brought in another $6.1 million on Friday. The film cost about $180 million to make. (more...)
Do Not Panic Over 2% Bitcoin Price Dip After The Halving Do Not Panic Over 2% Bitcoin Price Dip After The Halving
- July 11, 2016

In November 2012, when the first halving took place, it dropped to 25btc. The event occurs after every 210,000 blocks are mined, or confirmed, by the system. This change speaks to a core disagreement within bitcoin that has cut across numerous debates, including the heated argument over the size of blocks containing transaction data: is bitcoin a payment system for groceries and coffee, or is it a settlement layer for established financial services? It comes amid a wild run for the price of ... (more...)
UK, Boeing launch new strategic partnership
- July 11, 2016

With cargo traffic forecasted to grow at 4.2 per cent per year, Boeing projects the need for 930 new freighters and 1,440 converted freighters. Boeing's annual Current Market Outlook report predicted that the single-aisle market will be particularly strong with low-priced carriers and emerging markets driving growth. (more...)
NSW Premier Mike Baird announces ban on greyhound racing NSW Premier Mike Baird announces ban on greyhound racing
- July 11, 2016

The inquiry also found that an estimated 180 greyhounds a year sustain injuries such as skull fractures or broken backs during races that led to their immediate deaths, a statistic "deliberately misreported" by Greyhound Racing NSW . Greyhound racing to be banned in New South Wales after comission of inquiry finds overwhelming evidence of animal cruelty. He said the sport's controlling body should have acted more aggressively to crack down on the unpalatable practices exposed by the ABC's ... (more...)
Carter announces 560 more US troops to Iraq Carter announces 560 more US troops to Iraq
- July 11, 2016

He revealed President Obama's decision during a talk to troops at the airport in Baghdad . Carter met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi and other Iraqi leaders, commending them for recent progress in the fight against ISIL, including the capture of a strategic airfield near the town of Qayyarah that will aid operations to free Mosul, the release said. (more...)
Turkey Makes Arrests in Raids Targeting Islamic State Militants
- July 11, 2016

The pro-government Yeni Safak newspaper said the Russian bomber was Akhmed Chatayev , a man of Chechen origin from the neighbouring Dagestan region, where Russia fought Islamist insurgencies in the 1990s and 2000s. "The wedding was next week", sobbed his mother, Cervinye Haznedaroglu, as visitors offered condolences. Thirteen were taken into custody in Istanbul and nine in the coastal city of Izmir, the official said. (more...)
Bernie will endorse rival Hillary at N.H. rally
- July 11, 2016

In the weeks since Hillary Clinton clinched the Democratic nomination, her irascible primary rival won a few policy concessions and influenced the party's platform. One of Sanders' centerpiece proposals on the trail was making tuition free for all Americans at public colleges and universities. Among Republicans who say rank-and-file party members do not agree with Trump on most issues, just 19% think the GOP will solidly unite behind his candidacy. (more...)
European Union states endorse data sharing pact with US European Union states endorse data sharing pact with US
- July 11, 2016

The new deal is designed to create clear obligations on companies and how they handle data. Speaking as the deal was approved by European Union member states on Friday July 8th, Clune described it as good for small business. spying arise. The Privacy Shield was first introduced and agreed upon in February, but its implementation was then delayed by European data protection regulators. (more...)
Starbucks increases base pay of workers in October Starbucks increases base pay of workers in October
- July 11, 2016

Tension over pay has been rising for major US corporations that employ thousands of entry-level workers. More than 12,800 people, including many self-identified Starbucks workers, have signed an online petition alleging that staffing hour reductions are battering employee morale and hurting service. (more...)
S&P 500 on track for record high close
- July 11, 2016

Gains were led by financials and technology stocks, while defensive sectors such as utilities, telecoms and consumer-staples were trading lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.4 percent, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 0.5 percent. (more...)