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Shire snubs inadequate Takeda offer but starts bidding war

Shire snubs inadequate Takeda offer but starts bidding war It is the latest twist in the battle to take control of Shire after Takeda said at the end of March it was considering making an offer . This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. In total 13 analysts cover Shire (NASDAQ: SHPG ). In a response statement , Takeda confirmed that it had made the £44 billion bid and that discussions between the companies... [Full Article...]

Milwaukee Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe not interested in talking about Terry Rozier

Milwaukee Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe not interested in talking about Terry Rozier The Bucks were giddy to get Boston in the first round. Tuesday marked the ninth straight game that Antetokounmpo has scored at least 20 points against the Celtics. "Try to back me down and post me all game, but once you're done wrestling with me, I'm getting the ball and flying right behind you". Khris Middleton (25 points) made shots, and Malcolm Brogdon chipped in 10 points before inexplica... [Full Article...]

Diamonds from ureilites formed inside the deceased proto-planet mesopodopsis

Diamonds from ureilites formed inside the deceased proto-planet mesopodopsis According to a new study published Nature Communications , that's exactly what we have on our hands-one of the study's co-authors, Philippe Gillet, claims that the large diamonds his team found in the Almahata Sitta meteorite "cannot be the result of a shock but rather of growth that has taken place within a planet". [Full Article...]

Konami is Developing a New Castlevania Video Game

Konami is Developing a New Castlevania Video Game Almost three years after Konami's latest Castlevania "title", the developer is back with a new entry. Rounding out the cast of - possibly playable - characters are Castlevania mainstays like Alucard, Simon, Charlotte, Shanoa, and Maria. [Full Article...]

Case designs give us a full view of the OnePlus 6

Case designs give us a full view of the OnePlus 6 Let us take a look at everything we know about OnePlus 6 so far. OnePlus is continuing to tease its upcoming flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6 . If rumors are to be believed than it will be priced more than its predecessor. Starting with specifications of OnePlus 6 , it will be a beast comprising the latest hardware and software integration just like other OnePlus devices. [Full Article...]

Zuma defiant as South African corruption case starts

Zuma defiant as South African corruption case starts Mr Zuma is accused of taking bribes connected with a $2.5 billion arms deal with Thales, the French defence company, in the 1990s. The original charges against Mr Zuma, which arose from 783 suspicious payments he received, were controversially dropped in 2009 shortly before he was appointed South Africa's president for the first time. [Full Article...]

'Fortnite' Vending Machine Locations - How to Find a Vending Machine

'Fortnite' Vending Machine Locations - How to Find a Vending Machine Epic Games has unveiled the latest inclusions coming to Fortnite . In exchange for materials, vending machines promise "three different deals, rarity and items chosen at random", so reads update v3.4's patch notes . Vending Machines will host 3 items, with one item purchasable by wood, stone and metal each. Videogame fans looking to get their Fortnite fix now have even more content to loo... [Full Article...]

You may be able to control future Apple iPhones without touching them

The new gesture control allows iPhone users to perform tasks without touching smartphone's screen and this could add another layer of controls on top of Apple's 3D Touch. What's more is that it takes into consideration the fingers proximity from the screen. Apple likes to explore new possibilities with its iPhones, and if the latest reports are true, the Cupertino giant might be looking at... [Full Article...]

USA man shot in head while on Facebook live

USA man shot in head while on Facebook live The video shows Holmes attempting to stop his girlfriend from waving the gun around. The other man inside the vehicle tells Holmes to calm down as the weapon had no ammo in it. Following the shooting incident, Click2Houston reported Damper and Coleman fleeing the vehicle, leaving Holmes bleeding out in the front passenger seat. [Full Article...]

Spotify soars in its trading debut despite rocky market

Spotify soars in its trading debut despite rocky market The direct listing was a test case for other companies tempted to list without selling new shares, and for bankers that could lose out on millions of dollars in future underwriting fees. Spotify has positioned itself as a key contributor to the reversal of the music industry's decline, by convincing millions of people to pay for an on-demand music subscription service. [Full Article...]

Fortnite Battle Royale has a new starter pack with an exclusive skin

Fortnite Battle Royale has a new starter pack with an exclusive skin There are problems with server region locks, because Battlegrounds has different game modes that are region specific. The work-in-progress preview had been shown during Greene's March 23 talk at the Game Developers Conference, charting his progression from a developer of community modifications to the creative director at South Korean " PUBG " studio Bluehole Inc. [Full Article...]

FG reveals Boko Haram actually kidnapped 113 students in Dapchi

FG reveals Boko Haram actually kidnapped 113 students in Dapchi Idris said he cancelled a visit to Dapchi to avoid any "security hitch" in the town before Leah's arrival, without providing further details. Northern Christians yesterday alleged that the attacks and killings by the Boko Haram insurgents and herdsmen were directed at eliminating a section of the country and persecuting Christian faithful. [Full Article...]

Price Target Analysis Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Price Target Analysis Apple Inc. (AAPL) Finally, Barclays lowered their price target on Apple from $170.00 to $168.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, March 16th. Sadly, the company's priorities changed to mass-markets and high-end products that gave higher margins and Apple allowed Google and Microsoft to take over the school segment with their cheaper laptops and tablets. [Full Article...]

Chromebook tablets take iPad fight to the classroom

Chromebook tablets take iPad fight to the classroom According to DroidLife , the product will not be restricted for sale in the education space - mass market consumers will be able to purchase the new device. "The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 combines advances in hardware and application support to enable more meaningful learning for an even wider range of students", wrote James Lin, GM of Commercial & Detachable Notebooks at Acer, in an email to HEXU... [Full Article...]

Your Victory Is A Lie — PUBG Mobile

Your Victory Is A Lie — PUBG Mobile Whereas PUBG's two maps are large and sprawling, Fortnite's map is much smaller. Let us know in the comments if you plan on picking up the outfit. Now that the game has been officially launched on PC and early access testing is underway on Xbox One, the team wants to get back to working on new features for PUBG again. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 6 concept renders with notch are attractive

OnePlus 6 concept renders with notch are attractive We're expecting OnePlus to announce the OnePlus 6 a bit later this year, but due to the hype surrounding this device, we're already starting to see reports popping up regarding possible specifications. However, there definitely will be an 8 GB RAM variant which is said to come with 256 GB of internal storage . Ahead of launch, the OnePlus 6 has been leaked quite a few times. [Full Article...]

Best Games Like Fortnite for Android

Best Games Like Fortnite for Android The fact that Tyler Blevins, who is better known as " Ninja " on Twitch, makes about $500,000 a month simply by playing Fortnite on Twitch. It's not exactly clear how long the heavy shotgun's effective range is, but the trade-off for this additional power is that the gun will be a lot less forgiving up close. [Full Article...]

Fortnite iOS Launch Revenue Exceeds $1.5 Million in First 4 Days

Fortnite iOS Launch Revenue Exceeds $1.5 Million in First 4 Days The latest LTM for Fortnite was part of update V3.3, which was rolled out by Epic Games last Thursday . "If you have feedback regarding this, please let us know". Since the beginning of the match, the circle is already formed, and the shrinking countdown begins as soon as you hit the ground. When you are invited, you will receive an email with a link to download the game from the App Store. [Full Article...]

PUBG Mobile for iOS Launches in Canada

PUBG Mobile for iOS Launches in Canada News of this new Xbox One PUBG update comes after last week Bluehole announced that the early access Xbox game had crossed 5 million players . But it can be played on iPhone 5s as well. The game has been released under vast pressure to perform, because Epic Games had announced the release of Fortnite , another hot new game which is heavily inspired/ copied from PUBG , for iOS and An... [Full Article...]

Indians kidnapped in Mosul are dead: Sushma Swaraj

Indians kidnapped in Mosul are dead: Sushma Swaraj Living on a prayer, the last sliver of hope died on Tuesday morning when Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj confirmed the deaths of 39 captive Indians . Detailing what may have happened to the 39 Indians, Swaraj said: "the next day when the ISIS counted the heads, they found out that only 39 Indians were there". [Full Article...]


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