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Feb 21, 2020 8:35 AM ET

Why Potholes Can Be a Big Problem for Real Estate Agents

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Nobody likes potholes; they’re not only inconvenient, but they can seriously damage vehicles and injure vehicle occupants. Unfortunately, potholes are often not seen until it’s too late, catching people off guard, resulting in costly repairs. The city of Wichita reportedly repairs around 50,000 potholes each year, usually following major storms.   The damage from hitting a pothole can range from minor tire damage to completely destroying a tire and damaging. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 8:35 AM ET

T-Mobile, Sprint merger could close by April 1st

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - An updated agreement gives Deutsche Telekom a larger stake in the company. With most of the regulatory and legal hurdles out of the way -- approval from the California Public Utilities Commission is still needed -- T-Mobile and Sprint announced an amended version of their agreement to merge. CNBC explains that the updated deal will give Deutsche Telekom a slightly higher stake in the combined company ("New T-Mobile"), without requiring a new shareholder vote that would delay a. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 8:30 AM ET

Uber is back in Colombia three weeks after it was banned

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - The company found a loophole to operate legally in the country. Uber is back in Colombia after finding an "alternative" means to be able to legally operate in the country. The ride-hailing firm had to cease operations in Colombia on February 1st after a court sided with the taxi company that sued it, ruling that it had violated competition rules. Uber called the ruling "arbitrary" and said it was in violation of a US-Colombia. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 8:25 AM ET

Valve’s Index VR production has been impacted by coronavirus

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Expect to see 'far fewer' Index VR units for sale than it originally planned. We're just about a month out from the launch of Half Life: Alyx on March 23rd, and like so many other things, it is seeing some impact from the coronavirus outbreak. According to a statement given to RoadtoVR and UploadVR, Valve still plans to restock its Index VR headsets ahead of the game's release. However, over the next few months the company says "we. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 8:20 AM ET

Eli Roth is directing the ‘Borderlands’ movie

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Random weapons not included. Uncharted won't be the only well-known game franchise receiving a movie adaptation in the near future. Lionsgate has revealed that Hostel director and Inglourious Basterds star Eli Roth will direct the Borderlands movie, with production starting later in 2020. Most of the details aren't known (including the basic plot), but Roth said he was happy with the script as well as the support from Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford, who's also one of the executive producers. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 8:15 AM ET

ViacomCBS Stock Plunges After 4Q Results, Analysts’ Call

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - UPDATED with stock drop: Viacom share have plunged after quarterly numbers and a call with analysts. The stock is down almost 15% in morning trade to $29.99. Wall Street clearly wasn’t comfortable all that comfortable with the elements of a turnaround outlined by CEO Bob Bakish. He had asked the street to disregard fourth quarter numbers, including the swing to a loss, as a transitional period that didn’t reflect the. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 8:10 AM ET

G2 Drills Multiple Intercepts With Gold at Oko Project, Guyana

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - G2 Goldfields Inc. (TSXV: GTWO) (the “Company” or “G2”) is pleased to provide an update on the Company’s ongoing drilling project at the OKO property, Guyana.  During 2019, G2 completed twenty drill holes totalling 3,179 meters. Modelling the results of the 2019 drill program showed a north – south trending zone of mineralization 1.1 km long and approximately sixty meters wide.  A program of drill holes designed to test this model. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 8:10 AM ET

Shopping Cart Elite COO Alex Arnaut and VP Dmitrii Tiatkov Spearhead New Cryptocurrency Chimpion

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Shopping Cart Elite (SCE) is proud to endorse Alex Arnaut and Dmitrii Tiatkov as they spearhead the launch of Chimpion (CHIMP), a new cryptocurrency that is poised to revolutionize e-commerce. With the goal of accelerating the evolution of online selling, SCE has given its proprietary crypto e-commerce software to Chimpion. Chimpion has also been made possible thanks to the support of Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) and Paytomat. Both coming from humble beginnings, Arnaut and Tiatkov. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 8:10 AM ET

How to use Pokémon Home to move your pokédex between games

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Pokémon Home is a new cloud-based storage service available as an app for Android and iOS phones and tablets, as well as the Nintendo Switch. One of its most alluring features is that it allows you to keep your pokédex handy wherever you might be — for a fee. Better yet, it allows you to form a unified pokédex, pulling in the pokémon you’ve caught in previous games so you can deploy. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 8:10 AM ET

YouTube Gaming’s Most-Watched Videos Are Dominated by Scams and Cheats

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - YouTube is littered with bot-driven videos promising big in-game riches—that also try to steal your personal information. YouTube Gaming has been clawing its way into streaming platform Twitch’s market share for months. But new data retrieved by WIRED suggests that YouTube Gaming also has a serious problem with scammers and cheat-makers—and lots and lots of bots. In January, all seven of the most-watched YouTube Gaming channels weren’t run by happy. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 8:05 AM ET

Google Has Banned Almost 600 Apps For Pushing “Disruptive” Ads

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - “This is an invasive maneuver resulting in poor user experiences.” Google has removed close to 600 Android apps and banned their developers from the Play store and its ad networks as part of a massive crackdown on ad fraud and “disruptive” mobile ads. One of the biggest developers banned from the Play store and Google’s ad networks was Cheetah Mobile, a publicly traded Chinese company that BuzzFeed News revealed in November. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 8:00 AM ET

Microsoft is bringing its antivirus software to iOS and Android

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - New Defender mobile apps will be available later this year Microsoft is planning to bring its Defender antivirus software to Android and iOS later this year. The software giant is developing apps for both mobile operating systems that are designed to provide antivirus prevention and a “full command line experience.” Microsoft isn’t revealing exactly what the apps will do just yet, but the company plans to preview them at the RSA Conference. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 7:50 AM ET

What Types of Insurance Do Landlords Really Need?

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Owning rental property is a good way to generate income, but being a landlord isn’t always a walk in the park. Smart property owners know how to turn their rental units into profitable investments, but the cost of doing business as a property investor can be steep.   In addition to paying the mortgage, property taxes, and covering the cost of repairs, property owners also need to carry an extensive. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 7:50 AM ET

PlayStation and Facebook cancel GDC appearances citing coronavirus concerns

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Oculus announcements will now take place online PlayStation and Facebook Gaming/Oculus will not be attending this year's Game Developers Conference due to concerns around the novel coronavirus COVID19. China-based exhibitors have also had to either cancel their presence at GDC or send North American staff to run their booths. GDC said last week that that this has impacted 'around 10' of the 550 companies participating at the show. Like most event organisers,. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 7:47 AM ET

How Much Notice are Landlords Actually Required to Provide for an Eviction?

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Can a landlord evict a tenant with little to no notice? What circumstances support a legal eviction if the tenant hasn’t done anything wrong? These are questions that arise for tenants who find themselves evicted with a short period of time to move out. Although many landlords provide a 30-day notice, some tenants need more time to find a new home. That’s what several tenants had to deal with in. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 7:43 AM ET

Landlords Have Plenty of Obligations: Cutting Deals on Rent Isn’t One of Them

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Landlord-tenant relationships can be pleasant at best and catastrophic at worst. The dynamics between a landlord and tenant are colored by the exchange of money and enforcement of rules. For tenants who can barely afford to pay rent, the situation is stressful; that stress spills over into their relationship with their landlord. Some tenants don’t like being told what they can and can’t do in their own home. Despite the. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 7:40 AM ET

Premier Diversified Holdings Inc. Announces Loan Agreement

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Loan Agreement with MPIC Fund I, LP Premier Diversified Holdings Inc. ("Premier" or the "Company") (TSXV: PDH) announces that it has entered into a loan agreement with MPIC Fund I, LP ("MPIC") for a secured loan in the aggregate principal amount of up to USD$200,000 (the "Loan"). The Loan matures on February 13, 2021 and bears interest at a rate of 6% per annum. The Loan is secured with all. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 7:40 AM ET

Oracle strikes back at Google in Supreme Court copyright case

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Oracle has filed its response in an upcoming Supreme Court copyright battle. The company accuses Google of stealing code from its Java language, claiming (as it has for many years) that Google “committed an egregious act of plagiarism” by building support for Java into Android without officially licensing the language. The two rivals will argue their case before the Supreme Court on March 24th. Google v.. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 7:38 AM ET

Do You Really Want to Be a Landlord?

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of owning rental properties and bringing in a little extra income every month. It seems like a simple way to earn passive income without putting in a lot of time on the side.  However, there’s a lot more that goes into being a landlord than you might think. Popular television shows make it look simple to acquire rental properties and handle. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 7:38 AM ET

Celeb Shout-Out App Cameo Exposes Private Videos and User Data

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Motherboard wrote basic code to compile lists of videos that users had explicitly marked as private on the app. Cameo, the increasingly popular app for paying celebrities to record short personal videos, exposed a wealth of user data including email addresses, hashed and salted passwords and phone numbers, and messages via a misconfiguration in its app. The site also has an issue where videos that are supposed to be private. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 7:34 AM ET

Swiss court rules defamatory Facebook likes ‘can be illegal’

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - The Swiss Federal Court has ruled that Facebook likes and shares can be considered as illegal defamation. The case was hearing a matter from the canton of Zurich says people can in some cases be punished for sharing or liking particular posts on social media, even if they did not create the content themselves.  The case related to a dispute between animal rights activists from 2015. The perpetrator had liked and shared. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 7:19 AM ET

Facebook will now pay you for your voice recordings

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - But it won’t pay much Facebook will offer to pay some users for voice recordings that will be used to help improve its speech recognition technology, the company announced Thursday. The move comes after Facebook — as well as Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft — was caught listening to and transcribing voice recordings to improve speech recognition systems without informing customers it was doing so. Facebook will let you make voice recordings as part of a new. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 7:10 AM ET

Wanda Sports Comment on Media Speculation

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - While it is the policy of Wanda Sports Group Company Limited (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WSG) not to comment on rumors in the marketplace or in media reports, in response to recent media speculation and noting recent appreciation in the price of its American Depositary Shares, the Company confirmed today that it is engaging in preliminary discussions concerning a potential sale of The IRONMAN Group.  There can be no assurance that. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 7:10 AM ET

Apple will reopen its five Beijing stores on February 14th, with limited hours

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Photo: Apple Apple is reportedly planning to reopen its five Beijing stores on February 14th, albeit with limited hours, via Reuters. The stores will be the first to reopen in China since Apple closed all of its retail stores on February 1st due to concerns about the coronavirus. The company’s five Beijing stores — Sanlitun, Apple Mall China, Chaoyang Joy City, Wangfujing, and Xidan Joy City — are set to reopen on the 14th. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 6:40 AM ET

Diversicare Announces Resolution of DOJ Investigation

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc. (OTCQX: DVCR), a premier provider of long-term care services, announced today that it has resolved the investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and the State of Tennessee.  The investigation originated from a false claims action filed under seal in July 2012 relating to therapy services provided prior to that date, which is also before the current leadership team joined Diversicare.  The final settlement resolved allegations. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 6:40 AM ET

Arrested Huawei executive hit with new US charges ahead of extradition

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Justice Department indicted both Huawei and its chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou for racketeering and conspiring to steal American trade secrets on Thursday. Meng was arrested in Canada in 2018, and is currently undergoing extradition proceedings that would move her to the US. This latest indictment adds 16 counts of conspiracy to the trade secrets and racketeering charges already levied against her. In. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 6:10 AM ET

Peeks Social Ltd. Completes $2,167,067 Financing – Correction

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Peeks Social Ltd. (TSX.V: PEEK) (OTCQB: PKSLF) announces that further to the Company’s press release dated February 13, 2020, there was an error in the number of units being issued to Mark Itwaru, Chief Executive Officer of the Company.  The number was reported as 41,141,340 and should have been 39,141,340. On February 13, 2020 it was announced that, an additional $310,000 of financing had been further arranged to the Company’s January 13,. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 6:10 AM ET

KoreConX Joins Forces With BankRoll

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 -  KoreConX is proud to announce a partnership with the Reg A+ equity crowdfunding platform BankRoll. While the KoreConX platform offers companies the tools to be fully compliant during a capital raise and to better communicate with investors, BankRoll provides the link between companies and the desired investors. The partnership guarantees that CEOs have all the steps of the process covered in order to grow their business. BankRoll is a technology platform that provides. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 6:10 AM ET

YouTube TV will cancel subscriptions of customers using Apple’s in-app payments in March

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube TV already stopped accepting new signups through in-app subscriptions on the iPhone and iPad a while ago, and now YouTube has decided it’s had enough of splitting subscription revenues from its TV service with Apple. As noted byMacRumors, the company is emailing YouTube TV customers with a warning that it plans to phase out support for in-app payments altogether in March. After that,. [more...]

Feb 21, 2020 5:30 AM ET

Which CPU is best: Intel or AMD Ryzen?

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2020 - In recent years, AMD has been making some bold moves in a bid to challenge Intel, which has been the dominant CPU for many years. The battle is now being fought on two main fronts – high-end performance and value-per-dollar. The first set of Ryzen CPUs came with 8 cores and 16 threads, which was a better deal when it came to price-tag. The second wave of CPUs took things. [more...]