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Technology Leonardo da Vinci painting could fetch $100 million at auction
Author: 0 Leonardo da Vinci painting could fetch $100 million at auction

And given the presence of some behind-the-scenes intrigue in the lost da Vinci coming to auction now, it's wise to exercise caution, too. This past May, a painting of a skull by Jean-Michel Basquiat did so when it sold for $110.5 million in a Sotheby's auction, becoming the sixth most expensive work of art to be sold at an auction, as The New York Times reported .

Technology Kerala cops probe canards about migrant labourers
Author: 0 Kerala cops probe canards about migrant labourers

The Kerala hotel and restaurant owners' association (KHRA) had the other day lodged a complaint with the police saying that their businesses have been severely affected what with migrant workers leaving en masse following the circulation of the voice clips on social media.

Technology IMPORTANT: The Original Tamagotchi Is Coming Back Next Month!
Author: 0 IMPORTANT: The Original Tamagotchi Is Coming Back Next Month!

It may not seem like so much time has passed, but the venerable Tamagotchi turns 20 this year (in the U.S., that is), and to mark the occasion Bandai Namco will release a special miniature version of the gizmo. Bandai UK marketing manager Tess Parsons-Broome said: "For many Generation X kids, the Tamagotchi device can be considered the first and favourite digital pet".

Technology Luke Skywalker watches over Rey in The Last Jedi IMAX poster
Author: 0 Luke Skywalker watches over Rey in The Last Jedi IMAX poster

When director Rian Johnson revealed the official poster for The Last Jedi on Twitter last night prior to the trailer's debut, people were quick to point out there wasn't one Porg in sight. As we've seen in the trailers to date, Luke is not happy to find Rey on his doorstep, and it appears that while he does train her, he's not super thrilled about it.

Technology Facebook says 10 million UU users you've seen ads related to Russian Federation
Author: 0 Facebook says 10 million UU users you've seen ads related to Russian Federation

A study published on Monday by researchers with the Oxford Internet Institute, which is affiliated with the British university, found that current USA military personnel and veterans were targeted by disinformation campaigns on Twitter and Facebook over the past year by a nexus of pro-Kremlin, Russian-oriented sites, along with conspiracy theorists and European right-wing ideologues.

Author: 0 Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC): Financial Health and Analyst Ratings

The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $55.14, down from yesterday's close by -0.79%. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Davis R M holds 360,966 shares. White Pine Cap Limited Liability Company accumulated 18,071 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al has 1.20M shares for 0.83% of their portfolio. Linscomb Williams Inc holds 0.39% or 78,567 shares.

Technology Overwatch Halloween Terror Event Starts Today, New Skins, Mode, and More
Author: 0 Overwatch Halloween Terror Event Starts Today, New Skins, Mode, and More

Assuming Blizzard stick to their usual release schedule for events like the Summer Games, Winter Wonderland and more, then we suspect today's Halloween Terror Event will start somewhere between 6pm and 7pm UK BST start time. With more heroes available (originally just Ana, Hanzo, McCree, and Soldier: 76 were available), you'll get a loot box for playing and completing 12 waves.

Technology Facebook India MD Umang Bedi quits
Author: 0 Facebook India MD Umang Bedi quits

Facebook has named Sandeep Bhushan - who now serves as Director - Consumer and Media (South Asia) as the interim managing director . Bedi joined Facebook in June 2016 after the then MD Krithiga Reddy moved to the company's headquarters in California, United States.

Technology Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a 97.7GB download on PC
Author: 0 Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a 97.7GB download on PC

There might never be one game to rule them all... but the One Right returns to video games this week in Middle-Earth: Shadow of War for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One . Check out the new trailer below and tell us what you think. The Silver Edition contains the main game and the Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion, Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion, and Silver War Chest content while the Gold Edition comes with all of that content plus the The Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion and The Desolation of ...

Technology Assassin's Creed Origin's Has Loot Boxes
Author: 0 Assassin's Creed Origin's Has Loot Boxes

Watch RTÉ Entertainment's Sinead Brennan's interview with Michael Fassbender for Assassin's Creed below. A post on NeoGAF expressed concerns that the loot boxes will be purchasable with real-world currency. "Heda also sells a mystery box which can contain any weapon, piece of gear or item in the game", he continued, referring to the merchant in question.

Technology Windows Phones Nixed: No New Hardware, Features Coming
Author: 0 Windows Phones Nixed: No New Hardware, Features Coming

Microsoft's Joe Belfiore has confirmed that the company is no longer focusing on Windows 10 Mobile. In response to a query on Twitter , Belfiore said: "Of course we'll continue to support the platform. But because those devices were expensive and still constrained to the handful of apps in the Windows Store, they too failed to catch on. Despite that, Microsoft's platform couldn't compete with the likes of iOS and Android.

Technology Destiny 2 Iron Banner: Does Your Light Level Matter?
Author: 0 Destiny 2 Iron Banner: Does Your Light Level Matter?

It's not dissimilar to the Trials of the Nine, in that you have one mode for the duration of the event, there are no level advantages, and it's 4v4 (like all other PvP modes now in Destiny 2 ). Destiny 2 Iron Banner - How do I play? After this, hop into quickplay and you can start things up! Players can also earn Daily and Season Milestones which will help them track their progress.

Author: 0 Microsoft integrate Cortana with Skype in Latest Update

While in a conversation with a friend, you can call upon the Google Assistant to answer a question, bring up directions, or perform a host of other helpful tasks, all without leaving the conversation. As shown in Microsoft's FAQ for the service, once you've okayed Cortana to access your texts and location she'll suggest appropriate responses in chats ...

Technology Proceeds of Hellblade going to mental health charity today
Author: 0 Proceeds of Hellblade going to mental health charity today

The game was designed with mental illness in mind (seriously, no pun intended), therefore sought to reimagine what it must be like. Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice was immediately met with high praise for its unique story, attractive graphics, stunning audio tracks, and how it handled delicate matters of mental health.

Technology Huawei Mate 10 specifications leaked a week before launch
Author: 0 Huawei Mate 10 specifications leaked a week before launch

As for the operating system, the Mate 10 series smartphones are expected to launch with Android 8.0 Oreo on board. We have seen screenshots of the new update on the Mate 9 , and it looks like a lucky few will be experiencing the new OS update on their units.

Technology Nokia to Lay Off 310 Jobs, Halt VR Program
Author: 0 Nokia to Lay Off 310 Jobs, Halt VR Program

The job cuts are expected to affect teams in the UK, Finland, and the US. To start the process, Nokia today has invited employee representatives of Nokia Technologies in Finland to cooperation negotiations. While announcing the closure of Ozo VR, the company said it would now focus more on digital health and solutions developed by its health care business from Withings .

Technology Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Launching Today In India
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Launching Today In India

As far as the internals are concerned, the Mi MIX 2 is on par or better than most other 2017 flagships. Getting back to today's launch of the Mi Mix 2 , the event will be live streamed on the Xiaomi site as well as on their YouTube channel.

Technology Ghost Recon Wildlands is Free to Play This Weekend
Author: 0 Ghost Recon Wildlands is Free to Play This Weekend

This is a rather substantial update for the game because it finally adds the long teased 4 player PvP mode to the game . In conjunction with this free weekend, there will be 50% discount on all editions of the game . Gamers on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One will be able to download the full version of the game and explore freely beginning on October 12 at 2AM Central, until October 16 at 2AM central.

Author: 0 No, your iPhone does not slow down with age

TechCrunch has reported that Futuremark , the makers of numerous pieces of benchmark software, have concluded a years-long test involving more than a hundred thousand iPhones, and the data refutes the old rumors that Apple is deliberately slowing things down.

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