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Elon Musk posts photo of vehicle in space Elon Musk posts photo of vehicle in space
- February 11, 2018

The new rocket is slated to fly a hefty telecommunications satellite for Arabsat, a Saudi Arabia-based firm, during the first half of 2018. It's ironic that some in the press choose to portray Elon Musk as an AI Luddite, when in fact Tesla may be one of the most sophisticated users of the technology. (more...)
Pence will use Olympics to push tougher stance on N. Korea
- February 11, 2018

North Korea's participation in the event has been viewed as a sign of thawing relations between the two Koreas. Moon's office says Moon, sister Kim Yo Jong and North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam are at the Kwandong Hockey Center Saturday to watch the game. (more...)
Trump signs $400 billion budget bill, ending shutdown and increasing military spending Trump signs $400 billion budget bill, ending shutdown and increasing military spending
- February 11, 2018

The projection for massive budget deficits has split Republicans . Those conservatives were mainly angry about non-military spending increases. "I want them to feel uncomfortable", he said. Still, some GOP activists anxious that the deal reinforces the notion that congressional Republicans are not delivering on their promises to slash spending and reduce the size of government. (more...)
'Trump' and 'Kim' thrown out of Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony
- February 11, 2018

Figure skater Yuna Kim, perhaps the most famous and beloved athlete in South Korea, lit the cauldron to end an Opening Ceremony that reflected the host country: modest, technically proficient and warm enough to take the edge off a bitter night. (more...)
Ford Ranger Raptor Could Arrive In America With F-150's EcoBoost V6 Ford Ranger Raptor Could Arrive In America With F-150's EcoBoost V6
- February 11, 2018

Off the beaten path, the 2018 Ford Raptor Ranger additionally benefits from a new bash plate made from 2.3mm thick steel, plus some engine and transfer case guards, as well as protection for the radiator, front cross-member, engine sump and front differential. (more...)
Asus Zenfone 5 Lite leaked with four cameras, FHD+ 18:9 display Asus Zenfone 5 Lite leaked with four cameras, FHD+ 18:9 display
- February 11, 2018

Asus is calling the standard Zenfone 5 range as "Premier Luxury, ' the flagship Zenfone 5z is termed as 'Ultimate Luxury". Talking about smartphones in the same series, Winfuture website recently spotted what it claims is the " Asus Zenfone 5 " smartphone. (more...)
Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) Cut to Hold at ValuEngine
- February 11, 2018

It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $25.85. Its up 0.03, from 1.39 in 2017Q2. Capital One Financial initiated coverage on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in a report on Monday, October 23rd. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies on Thursday, December 21 to "Sell". (more...)
Fisher Asset Management LLC Buys 21328 Shares of Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS)
- February 11, 2018

The average 1-year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $89.63. About 537,335 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since February 7, 2017 and is. The firm has "Sector Performer" rating by IBC given on Monday, June 27. On Tuesday, April 19 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight". (more...)
SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket
- February 11, 2018

Gianluca Masi, of the Virtual Telescope Project , and Michael Schwartz, founder of Tenagra Observatories, used data from Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to direct a telescope towards the vehicle and track its historic journey. Click into Jonathan McDowell's tweet , below, and read some of the comments , for a good discussion. Over the past few days, a few astronomers did just that to get shots of the Tesla before it drifts too far away to be seen from Earth. (more...)
Elon Musk sends sportscar into space on world's most powerful space ship Elon Musk sends sportscar into space on world's most powerful space ship
- February 10, 2018

Bloomberg reports that shortly after Elon Musk's latest publicity stunt, which featured a Tesla Roadster sports auto being launched into space by the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, Tesla has quietly announced a further delay on its Model 3 cars . (more...)
Olympics: Goggia aiming to beat Vonn Olympics: Goggia aiming to beat Vonn
- February 10, 2018

And I feel closer to him when I'm skiing". I'm skiing exceptionally well. After a lackluster start to the season, Vonn came on strong in the lead-up to PyeongChang after resting her knee for a month. "I'm thankful to hear that because that's the way it should be in the olympics and we do have reserve days. I'm still in that position right now". In December, her paternal grandfather, Don Kildow, died. (more...)
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's motorcade involved in U.S. crash, three injured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's motorcade involved in U.S. crash, three injured
- February 10, 2018

At an event to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the IOP, Trudeau stressed the importance of renewing a "modernized" version of the North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) that he said would encourage growth while protecting the interests of Canadian, Mexican, and US citizens. (more...)
Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds
- February 10, 2018

As per Tuesday, September 12, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $25.0 target. Nationwide Fund Advsr reported 0% in Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc . The company has market cap of $1.82 billion. The companyƂ's proprietary zinc finger DNA-binding protein technology enables specific genome editing and gene regulation. (more...)
Deutsche Bank Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Universal Display (OLED)
- February 10, 2018

This trend has crafted a unified opinion across the trading floor and it is clear that the overall guidance for the stock is now established as increased. (NYSE:BLK). 2,289 were accumulated by Riverhead Capital Mgmt Ltd Co. New York-based Pinnacle Assocs Ltd has invested 0.01% in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). (more...)
ChyonHego provides graphic solutions for 2018 Winter Olympics ChyonHego provides graphic solutions for 2018 Winter Olympics
- February 10, 2018

Portions of the opening ceremony on NBC were edited to fit the primetime television window. It's deployed more than 3,000 people for the Olympics. If we talk about the NBC Network, it is offering live streaming of nearly every games on their various platform. (more...)
Congress Passes Budget Deal, Gov't Re-Opens With Trump Signature Congress Passes Budget Deal, Gov't Re-Opens With Trump Signature
- February 10, 2018

In a tweet that acknowledged the misgivings of fiscal conservatives, the Republican president said after signing the measure, "Without more Republicans in Congress, we were forced to increase spending on things we do not like or want in order to finally, after many years of depletion, take care of our Military" with additional funding. (more...)
Unusual Volume Spikes For: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)
- February 10, 2018

About 129.06 million shares traded or 38.86% up from the average. The TJX Companies, Inc. Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK) has risen 73.46% since February 10, 2017 and is uptrending. First Allied Advisory Inc accumulated 324,799 shares. Insiders have sold a total of 26,000 shares of company stock worth $2,164,380 over the last three months. (more...)
Canadians accused of 'porn dancing' in Cambodia arrive home Canadians accused of 'porn dancing' in Cambodia arrive home
- February 10, 2018

Police said those caught in the raid had been "dancing pornographically" and offended Cambodian standards of morality. A court in Cambodia has allowed the release on bail of seven people who were arrested last month for allegedly posting photos on social media of themselves engaged in sexually suggestive dancing. (more...)
Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony was a happy, heavy spectacle Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony was a happy, heavy spectacle
- February 10, 2018

The rare meeting at the Blue House in Seoul on Saturday comes after Kim Yo Jong and other North Korean delegates attended the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics where they took their place among dignitaries from around the world, including U.S. (more...)
To give or not Samsung phone to North Korean Olympians To give or not Samsung phone to North Korean Olympians
- February 10, 2018

The troupe are a staple of North Korean culture, but Kim's love of them may come from the secretive past of his wife Ri Sol-ju. Some North Korean athletes are participating in the games and will march under one flag with South Korea's delegation. (more...)
Tesla reveals 2017 financial results, records near $2B loss Tesla reveals 2017 financial results, records near $2B loss
- February 10, 2018

After it became apparent he wouldn't make it to Mars , it was reported Starman would be headed for an asteroid belt hundreds of millions of miles away. "We want to wait probably three to six months before announcing any definitive plans on production location and the details associated with that", Musk said. (more...)
Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in space: All you need to know Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in space: All you need to know
- February 10, 2018

The launch occurred at 12:45 p.m. PDT from Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A, the same Florida launch pad where the Saturn V rocket lifted off to take astronauts to the moon. One can only assume that he's not a particularly superstitious man, or just has a very quirky sense of humor. "We expect investors will remain split on results and that shares will trade sideways as bulls remain patient on Model 3 production". (more...)
Spacefaring Tesla Roadster will miss Mars and asteroids Spacefaring Tesla Roadster will miss Mars and asteroids
- February 10, 2018

It's now on its way to the asteroid belt that rings the very edges of our neighbourhood, Mr Musk said. "The launch of Model 3 is what Tesla had been building towards from day one". Still, Musk said he is "cautiously optimistic" that Tesla will be profitable this year. SpaceX's latest "first" - juggling multiple simultaneous rocket landings. (more...)
SPaceX Falcon Heavy launches successfully SPaceX Falcon Heavy launches successfully
- February 10, 2018

USA entrepreneur Elon Musk made history yet again this week upon successfully launching his latest rocket, the Falcon Heavy , into space. The fire and smoke have long dissipated but the excitement of Tuesday's maiden launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket continues to linger as a lone red vehicle with a mannequin "driver" makes its way through the blackness of space to the soundtrack of David Bowie. (more...)
SpaceX Falcon Heavy: ISRO Too Working on Reusable Technology SpaceX Falcon Heavy: ISRO Too Working on Reusable Technology
- February 10, 2018

The Falcon Heavy has many functions, including its ability to bring cargo to the global space station. Falcon Heavy had a successful launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 3:45PM ET. On February 6, SpaceX created history when it successfully launched the most powerful rocket to space, the Falcon Heavy. The Delta IV Heavy has been flown by United Launch Alliance since 2002. (more...)
Korea toward more hawkish N. Korea policy Korea toward more hawkish N. Korea policy
- February 10, 2018

The Vice President will reaffirm to the leaders of Japan and South Korea the United States' unwavering commitment to our allies and to deter and defend against the North Korean threat. United States Vice-President, Mike Pence , has skipped a dinner at which he was due to share a table with North Korea's ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong-nam. (more...)
Tesla averts cash crunch as Musk mystique offsets late cars Tesla averts cash crunch as Musk mystique offsets late cars
- February 10, 2018

It looks like Tesla is prioritising the more expensive versions of the auto over the loss-making base variants, but the report mentions that it was not an unexpected move. "All the cash concerns will be alleviated once they get these cars on the road", said Tasha Keeney, an analyst at ARK Investment Management, which holds Tesla stock. (more...)
Acadian Asset Management LLC Decreases Holdings in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Acadian Asset Management LLC Decreases Holdings in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)
- February 10, 2018

Apollo Management Holdings Lp who had been investing in Simon Ppty Group Inc New (Put) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $56.03 billion market cap company. M Partners has "Buy" rating and $130 target. Given Alibaba Group Holding Limited's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Alibaba Group Holding Limited is more favorable than The Trade Desk. (more...)
IPhone SE, iPhone 6 get Rs 7000 cashback for Valentine's Day IPhone SE, iPhone 6 get Rs 7000 cashback for Valentine's Day
- February 10, 2018

As for the terms and conditions attached to the iPhone offer, it can only be taken up on HDFC Bank Consumer Durable Loan, HDFC Bank Credit Card EasyEMI, and HDFC Bank Debit Card EasyEMI. HDFC Bank has also thrown in a Rs 10000 cashback on the 9.7-inch iPad , iPad Mini 4, and iPad Pro. The 9.7-inch iPad has a cost of Rs 28,000 for the 32GB variant, while the 128GB form costs Rs 35,700. (more...)
Tesla Model 3 Delayed In Europe To 2019 Tesla Model 3 Delayed In Europe To 2019
- February 10, 2018

Multiple customers that have had deposits placed on the Model 3 cars since 2016 are reporting that they received an email stating that the vehicle will be delivered in "late 2018", while others are being informed that they'll have to wait until "early 2019", to receive the auto they paid for years previously. (more...)