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Vladimir Putin orders cut of 755 personnel at United States missions
- July 30, 2017

The Foreign Ministry said that the U.S. had until September 1 to bring the total number of diplomatic and technical personnel in Russian Federation to 455, the same number as it said Russian Federation has in the U.S. We stand for worldwide law, for the fair, consistent finding of necessary solutions to world problems, which can be found only together, " he said. "This kind of blackmail aimed at restricting the cooperation between Russian Federation and other nations is a threat for many ... (more...)
Antonio Conte Determined To Avoid 'Mourinho Season' At Chelsea Antonio Conte Determined To Avoid 'Mourinho Season' At Chelsea
- July 30, 2017

And, having taken the Stamford Bridge outfit back to the top, Conte is desperate to following Mourinho and former Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri in being dismissed just months after winning the Premier League. "We have a lot of young players and it is necessary to try and develop them". New centre-back signing Antonio Rudiger made his first appearance for the Blues against Inter, while club record signing Alvaro Morata started on the left wing with Michy Batshuayi playing as a lone striker. (more...)
AMD Crimson ReLive 17.7.2 drivers come with lots of improvements AMD Crimson ReLive 17.7.2 drivers come with lots of improvements
- July 30, 2017

With the release of Radeon Software 17.7.2, AMD has extended Radeon Chill to support DX12 and Vulkan so they can be cool too. While not a wholly new Radeon Software edition, 17.7.2 does show a commitment to improving graphics software features outside of those yearly 'all-in-one wonder drivers, ' building on AMD's ongoing efforts to improve user experience. (more...)
Living descendants of biblical Canaanites ID'd via DNA Living descendants of biblical Canaanites ID'd via DNA
- July 30, 2017

Otherwise, they will teach you to follow all the detestable things they do in worshiping their gods, and you will sin against the Lord your God'. They determined that more than 90 percent of modern-day Lebanese ancestry could be traced back to the Canaanites . (more...)
Michael Alan Spencer Acquires 419169 Shares of NEX Group PLC (NXG) Stock Michael Alan Spencer Acquires 419169 Shares of NEX Group PLC (NXG) Stock
- July 29, 2017

Gabelli initiated Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) rating on Wednesday, October 28. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $19 target. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 29 by Hilliard Lyons. It has underperformed by 26.09% the S&P500. Lazard Asset Management Limited Company holds 2,318 shares. The property division encompasses property development and structured finance, and operates across various sectors with a focus on industrial, commercial, retail, leisure sectors and ... (more...)
Buzzfeed launches Tasty One Top induction hob to complement Tasty app Buzzfeed launches Tasty One Top induction hob to complement Tasty app
- July 29, 2017

This week Tasty , an offshoot of BuzzFeed that launched in 2015 as a Facebook food video channel, has announced the company's first smart appliance, the Tasty One Top . The Tasty One Top is available now for preorder for $149. "In two years, Tasty has reimagined the recipe format as a visual, shareable and interactive medium, democratizing food and making cooking more accessible, social and fun in the process", Ashley McCollum , General Manager of Tasty , said in a statement. (more...)
Ventnor City to celebrate National Night Out, Aug. 1 Ventnor City to celebrate National Night Out, Aug. 1
- July 29, 2017

Boundary St. As of Friday afternoon, James City County has 26 neighborhoods registered to participate in National Night Out , according to James City County Police spokesperson Stephanie Williams. Tim Miears, training officer/evidence custodian with Hermiston Police Department, said providing an avenue for the public to connect with first responders in a relaxed atmosphere goes a long way in building partnerships. (more...)
Google's Trusted Contacts app rolled out for iOS Google's Trusted Contacts app rolled out for iOS
- July 29, 2017

The app has also received some UI tweaks with the latest update. Google says via its official blog, 'In preparation for a situation where you might need help but can't answer your phone - imagine you get lost while hiking and lose service - you can choose how long to wait before your location is automatically shared with a trusted contact who asks for your location. (more...)
Noteworthy Buzzer: Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) Noteworthy Buzzer: Johnson Controls International plc (JCI)
- July 29, 2017

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 84.20% of the company's stock. Affinity Investment Advisors LLC's holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC were worth $8,419,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 7th. The ex-dividend date was Monday the 26th of June 2017. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.49%. (more...)
Liberty Global plc - Class A Ordinary Shares (LILA) Analysts See $-0.09 EPS
- July 28, 2017

Liberty Global plc - Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ: LBTYA ) has declined 3.90% since July 27, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.60% the S&P500. As of quarter end Tower Research Capital LLC (trc) had disposed of a total of 304 shares trimming its stake by 97.1%. Opera Trading Capital purchased a new position in shares of Liberty Global PLC during the second quarter worth $172,000. (more...)
Gas ruled out from powering UK's new electric cars Gas ruled out from powering UK's new electric cars
- July 28, 2017

Even if electric cars are being charged from a power system that encompasses fossil fuels including some coal, it still reduces carbon emissions because EVs are more efficient than combustion engine vehicles, Carbon Brief said . "The diesel sector is more riddled with misunderstanding than electrification", he said. The U.K. government will also grant more than 200 million pounds, or $260 million, to local governments to reduce air pollution. (more...)
Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) Shares Sold by Sentinel Trust Co. LBA Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) Shares Sold by Sentinel Trust Co. LBA
- July 28, 2017

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Folger Hill Asset Management LP bought a new stake in Alphabet during the fourth quarter worth approximately $8,717,000. A number of brokerages have recently commented on GOOG . Axiom Capital maintained Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) rating on Friday, July 29. They noted that the move was a valuation call. (more...)
Final Fantasy XV's Regalia Is Joining Forza Horizon 3 Final Fantasy XV's Regalia Is Joining Forza Horizon 3
- July 28, 2017

Starting next week, players will be able to drive a auto unlike anything else in the game with the upcoming addition of the Regalia from Final Fantasy XV to the Forza Horizon 3 lineup. The Regalia is a bit of a beast, having a 7.2 litre supercharged V12 with a maximum of 536 horsepower. The team behind Forza Horizon 3 will be releasing a special edition of Heavy Metal Affliction later today, a series that gives a behind-the-scenes look at some of the work that goes into the Forza ... (more...)
Trump to Announce Apple Supplier Foxconn Opening Wisconsin Plant Trump to Announce Apple Supplier Foxconn Opening Wisconsin Plant
- July 28, 2017

The investment, the official said, represents "a milestone in bringing back advanced manufacturing, specifically in the electronics sector, to the United States". The new outpost - formally unveiled at an event at the White House on Wednesday - primarily will manufacture LCD screens. Founded by Terry Gou in 1974 as an electrical connector manufacturer and having found success as the supplier of parts for Atari's famous 2600 games console, Foxconn has fingers in a number of pies. (more...)
Huawei Mate 10 Specifications Leak; CEO Claims Better Than iPhone 8
- July 28, 2017

Check that, the mysterious Mate 10 "series" will be better than Apple's anniversary edition iPhone , according to Richard Yu, with "much longer" battery life, "much faster" charging speed, vastly superior "photographing capability" and, yes, a "full-screen display". (more...)
Samsung Posts Record Profit After Tough Year Samsung Posts Record Profit After Tough Year
- July 28, 2017

The net income is higher than the estimate of 10.1 trillion won compiled by Yonhap Infomax, the financial arm of Yonhap News Agency, on 22 South Korean brokerage houses. Its mobile business recovered some of its reputation dented by fire-prone Galaxy Note7 that led to largest-ever technology recall and eventual discontinuation of the phone. (more...)
New trailers showcase all of the game's weapons New trailers showcase all of the game's weapons
- July 28, 2017

Monster Hunter : World was announced during last month's Sony E3 press conference as the next generation of Monster Hunter games. Many of the Monster Hunter: World weapons have special abilities that you can use with them, such as the elemental discharge ability for the Switch Axe technical weapon, the ability to shoot out insects for the insect glaive. (more...)
South Korea's LG Electronics books second quarter profit held back by mobiles South Korea's LG Electronics books second quarter profit held back by mobiles
- July 28, 2017

Sales also advanced 3.9 percent to reach 14 trillion won over the cited period, the company added. LG's share price fell 2.1 percent on Thursday, compared with a 0.4 percent rise in the Kospi benchmark index. Net profit came to 514 billion won (US$462 million), rising sharply from 268 billion won posted a year earlier, the company said through a regulatory filing. (more...)
Google yanks 20 Android spyware apps that target WhatsApp messages Google yanks 20 Android spyware apps that target WhatsApp messages
- July 28, 2017

Lipizzan, a new spyware family affecting Android devices, can record a user's voice, take photos with your camera, and steal app data and device information. To entice users, the apps were given names like "data saver", "backup plus", "thunder backup", "note plus", and "device cleaner". The warning comes after Android users have been alerted over a number of malware threats. (more...)
Gen Rolls-Royce Phantom unveiled Gen Rolls-Royce Phantom unveiled
- July 28, 2017

It will underpin every future Rolls - the next Ghost saloon, Wraith coupe, Dawn drophead convertible and the Cullinan SUV. Sir Henry Royce who formed one half of the partnership in the auto company hailed it as the best vehicle in the world. (more...)
Facebook crushes profit and revenue estimates as mobile ad sales zoom up Facebook crushes profit and revenue estimates as mobile ad sales zoom up
- July 28, 2017

Facebook crushed quarterly profit and revenue estimates on Wednesday as the social media giant's push into video advertisements helped bolster its fast-growing mobile ad business. MENLO PARK, Calif., July 26, 2017 - Facebook, Inc . today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017. Facebook is expected to generate US$36.29 billion (RM155.5 billion) in net digital ad revenue this year, a 35% jump from 2016, according to research firm eMarketer. (more...)
Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)
- July 28, 2017

Twitter, Inc . had its "underperform" rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 2,735,038 shares in the company, valued at $53,005,036.44. If you are accessing this piece on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark & copyright law. (more...)
Intel lifts forecasts as driverless tech, AI add to PC gains Intel lifts forecasts as driverless tech, AI add to PC gains
- July 28, 2017

Intel holds 93% of the roughly $31 billion global market for the calculating engines in PCs and approaches 100% share of the $16.5 billion world-wide market for server processors, according to Mercury Research. The company is also benefiting from lower-than-expected declines in personal computer shipments. During today's call, Chief Financial Officer Bob Swan echoed Krzanich's statements about the company's shifting focus, saying, "Our Q2 results demonstrated continued momentum in our ... (more...)
Alimena to Discuss Upcoming Solar Eclipse Alimena to Discuss Upcoming Solar Eclipse
- July 28, 2017

This August, North America will be able to view a total solar eclipse . In addition to viewing the eclipse, the libraries will have a live stream of the eclipse, which includes factoids from NASA. "When the bright photosphere of the sun is completely covered, only the faint light from the corona is visible, and this radiation is too weak to have any harmful effects on the human retina". (more...)
Kaspersky Lab launched free antivirus software across the globe Kaspersky Lab launched free antivirus software across the globe
- July 27, 2017

In 2016, AV-Comparatives created a new category called "Outstanding Products" for it and Bitdefender . The former's software has regularly topped independent testing results for several years already. And of course you get the benefit of Kaspersky's highly-rated antivirus definitions. The software will be slowly released to the rest of the world over the coming months, landing in the United Kingdom in October. (more...)
18th Anniversary of 'Kargil Vijay Diwas' today 18th Anniversary of 'Kargil Vijay Diwas' today
- July 27, 2017

The Kargil conflict in the mountains of Jammu and Kashmir took place after Pakistani troops crossed the Line of Control and occupied Indian posts on the heights. Abhishek Bachchan: Kargil Vijay Divas. Jai Hind. Kargil Vijay Diwas . However, the operation was officially declared closed on July 26 , 1999. As we enter the 18th year of Kargil Vijay Diwas , we bring to you a few of the lesser known facts about the war which will instill a fresh sense of patriotism in you and you will walk ... (more...)
Apple schooled with £388m fine in University of Wisconsin patent dispute Apple schooled with £388m fine in University of Wisconsin patent dispute
- July 27, 2017

Apple was recently involved in a patent dispute concerning its A7, A8, and A8X chips with the University of Wisconsin. Apple was ordered to pay $ 234 million in this case by a jury back in 2015. As per the sources, Apple has denied the allegations of infringement during the trial in court. This isn't the only patent case Apple is facing from WARF. (more...)
Michael Kors all set to buy Jimmy Choo Michael Kors all set to buy Jimmy Choo
- July 26, 2017

Jimmy Choo was co-founded in east London by Malaysian shoemaker Jimmy Choo and former Vogue journalist Tamara Mellon in 1996. Michael Kors isn't the only fashion company shopping around for other brands: Coach announced this year that it is buying Kate Spade for $2.4 billion , and in 2015, Coach picked up a luxury shoe brand of its own by acquiring Stuart Weitzman. (more...)
Noted Indian space scientist and technologist UR Rao passes away Noted Indian space scientist and technologist UR Rao passes away
- July 25, 2017

Former ISRO chief U.R. Rao not only inspired the country to aim for the stars, but also spent considerable energy bringing the stars to Bengaluru citizens. He also made to the prestigious International Aeronautical Federation (IAF) Hall of Fame a year ago during the closing ceremony of IAF Congress 2016 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (more...)
Underwater robot probe continues inside Fukushima plant's reactor Underwater robot probe continues inside Fukushima plant's reactor
- July 24, 2017

The condition of fuel debris inside the damaged reactors remains unknown, even though six years have passed since a huge quake and subsequent tsunami triggered a nuclear disaster at the seaside plant. 2 reactor, which was speculated to have been melted fuel. On Saturday, the machine went deeper near the bottom of the containment vessel. Part of the damaged reactors are still highly contaminated with radiation, and robots play a crucial role in cleaning them up. (more...)