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Stock Showing Surging Activity: Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)
- February 24, 2018

Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 4,756,637 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock worth $195,593,000 after buying an additional 4,738,437 shares in the last quarter. The rating was maintained by KeyCorp on Monday, May 29 with "Sector Weight". They expect $2.69 EPS, up 249.35% or $1.92 from last year's $0.77 per share. (more...)
University apologises, fires catering staff over 'insensitive' Black History Month menu University apologises, fires catering staff over 'insensitive' Black History Month menu
- February 24, 2018

Meanwhile the Black Student Union at NYU had latched onto the ordeal and released a combined statement with several other organizations, calling for the school to make the "needs, concerns and desires of black students a priority". The main event at 6 p.m. will showcase cultural music, poetry, break dancing, a cultural skit, fashion show, cultural food sampling and guest speakers from the black community. (more...)
Trump Open To Improving Gun Background Check System Trump Open To Improving Gun Background Check System
- February 24, 2018

Sanders told reporters Tuesday that community members and victims from last week's Parkland, Fla . school shooting, as well as victims from the Columbine and Sandy Hook shootings, have been invited to meet at the White House. Over the weekend, Parkland students rallying for change in gun laws announced a march on Washington on March 24. Several other demonstrations nationwide are also being planned. (more...)
Porsche Showcases the 2019 911 GT3 RS Porsche Showcases the 2019 911 GT3 RS
- February 24, 2018

The teaser photos reveal a camouflaged prototype, but Porsche is still keeping most of the details under wraps. The 992 you see here was presented to automotive media by Porsche model director August Achleitner. Described as the "heart of the company" and "not simply a sports vehicle", the 911 has an evolutionary design which is instantly recognizable. Reports say a PHEV version will be introduced for the 911 in the next decade. (more...)
Disney's Star Wars Resort Reveals First Look Photos Disney's Star Wars Resort Reveals First Look Photos
- February 24, 2018

Galaxy's Edge is planned to open in 2019, and will debut first at the Disneyland Resort and later at Walt Disney World . But only the Eastern addition will score an out-of-this-world resort hotel closely tied into the fresh territory. Guests will be encouraged to dress in Star Wars garb for the full experience, participating as a "resident of the galaxy". The unnamed resort will allow visitors to seamlessly move between hotel and theme park without ever leaving the Star Wars ecosystem. (more...)
Crytek's Hunt: Showdown enters Early Access Crytek's Hunt: Showdown enters Early Access
- February 24, 2018

The experience is like a more brooding version of Monster Hunter: World .if you were trying to hunt Anjanaths in the middle of a PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds match. And it sounds like that's where the game will remain until at least 2019, as Crytek works to ensure Hunt: Showdown has all the loot, monsters and weaponry it needs to become a mainstay among PC gamers. (more...)
PyeongChang 2018: Germany wins record-breaking 13th gold medal PyeongChang 2018: Germany wins record-breaking 13th gold medal
- February 24, 2018

And yes, those two Russians are nearly certain to take gold and silver here. Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall edged Sweden and Norway to bring home the gold in the team cross-country event. Then there are the novice and junior skaters that are pushing the boundaries of what's possible - phenoms such as Alysa Liu, the talented and precocious 12-year-old from the Bay Area who won the junior USA title in San Jose, California, as the youngest skater in the field. (more...)
Analyst Research and Ratings: Career Education Corporation (CECO), Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (SGMO) Analyst Research and Ratings: Career Education Corporation (CECO), Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (SGMO)
- February 24, 2018

Sangamo Therapeutics's quarterly revenue was up 46.6% on a year-over-year basis. (NASDAQ: SGMO ). Tudor Et Al reported 31,009 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. The Massachusetts-based Cormorant Asset Mgmt Llc has invested 1.06% in Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc . Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 1.86. (more...)
UN Head Urges Ceasefire In Syria's Eastern Ghouta Region UN Head Urges Ceasefire In Syria's Eastern Ghouta Region
- February 23, 2018

On Sunday, the Syrian forces started the prelude to a massive ground offensive with heavy fire cover and airstrikes, while the rebels started bombing the capital with mortar shells, nearly paralysing life in eastern neighbourhoods close to Eastern Ghouta . (more...)
SpaceX launches first 2 demo satellites for planned broadband service SpaceX launches first 2 demo satellites for planned broadband service
- February 23, 2018

The imagery will be provided to the Spanish government and its allies as well as commercial users. These fairings were separated from the rocket at about three minutes after launch. Weather permitting, SpaceX will be live streaming the exciting event today. The part costs about $6 million. The total cost of the launch is estimated to reach £44 million ($61 million). (more...)
After specs, prices of Samsung S9, S9+ leaked ahead of launch
- February 23, 2018

With every new flagship smartphone release, one of the biggest concerns is the price. Evan has leaked many bits of information about upcoming smartphones in the past and continues to do so even today. Smartphones are typically a lot more expensive outside the US, so customers shouldn't worry too much about the European pricing. He also gave the example of Samsung Galaxy S8 saying that "For instance, a Galaxy S8 that costs ~800 euros directly from Samsung goes for $725 in the ... (more...)
3DS Had Its Best Sales Since January 2013 3DS Had Its Best Sales Since January 2013
- February 23, 2018

For instance, the "Most Wanted" update that will come to the Switch is the update 117 for PC, which arrived some two years back. The news is meeting a crowd of Reddit skeptics that don't seem to believe the game will be updated after it's launch on Switch. (more...)
Stop bulldozing abandoned Rohingya villages, HRW urges Myanmar Stop bulldozing abandoned Rohingya villages, HRW urges Myanmar
- February 23, 2018

Myanmar has bulldozed at least 55 villages that were emptied of their Rohingya Muslim inhabitants during violence that began previous year, Human Rights Watch said on Friday citing a review of new satellite imagery. "Bulldozing these areas threatens to erase both the memory and the legal claims of the Rohingya who lived there". The incident occurred at the massive Kutupalong camp in the southeastern border district of Cox's Bazar, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have taken ... (more...)
Kim Cattrall's 'Sex and The City' Beau Sides With Sarah Jessica Parker Kim Cattrall's 'Sex and The City' Beau Sides With Sarah Jessica Parker
- February 23, 2018

Sex And The City alum Jason Lewis sat down with KTLA 5 to chat about his new film, Half Magic , but interviewers couldn't pass up the chance to ask him about the famous feud between Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Cattrall . Cattrall has been accusing SJP of mean girl behaviour and feigning niceness in an interview with Piers Morgan previous year, and in a recent post concerning the death of her brother. (more...)
Florida school students form giant human heart to honour Parkland shooting victims Florida school students form giant human heart to honour Parkland shooting victims
- February 23, 2018

Nikolas Cruz , the gunman, was a former student at the school. Senior Eric Gonzalez did not go, saying he couldn't afford to miss class. NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch was asked what the group was doing to prevent more school shootings. (more...)
Freezing Drizzle Falling Across Northeast Oklahoma
- February 23, 2018

A wintry mix of precipitation is expected to break out along the Oklahoma border mid-afternoon and spread north during the evening. Here are a few tips for making su... Thursday night: Mostly cloudy with a low around 34. East, northeast wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. After a pair of record-breaking 70-degree days, followed by sloppy snow today , Upstate New York could get freezing rain Friday . (more...)
Some Apple devices are making fake calls to 911 frequently Some Apple devices are making fake calls to 911 frequently
- February 23, 2018

According to CBS Sacramento , the calls began in October 2017 and there is usually nobody on the other end of the line. "We've been seeing these calls for the last four months from Apple", said police dispatcher Jamie Hudson. The accidental calls are beginning to frustrate police departments and dispatchers. If you accidentally call us, that's okay! With just a touch of a button, SOS comes on and 911 is called. (more...)
Metal Gear Survive charges $10 United States dollars for a second character Metal Gear Survive charges $10 United States dollars for a second character
- February 23, 2018

If you want to start a fresh playthrough, you've got to create a new character, which means you'll have to delete your original save or cough up 1,000 SV Coins. US Gamer reports that Survive players will need to spend 1,000 Survival Coins, or a little under $10 United States dollars, to unlock a second character slot. (more...)
YouTube Let A Disgusting Florida High School Shooting Conspiracy Video Trend Worldwide YouTube Let A Disgusting Florida High School Shooting Conspiracy Video Trend Worldwide
- February 23, 2018

It's been barely over a week since a man armed with an AR-15 killed 17 students and faculty members at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL but there has already been a sharp increase in conspiracy theorists decrying survivors as " crisis actors " working on behalf of the Federal Bureau of Investigation . (more...)
Nokia will unveil a smartphone with a fancy camera
- February 23, 2018

The Nokia 7 Plus will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor paired with 4GB RAM and an internal storage of 64GB. The Nokia 8 Pro , which might be launched as the Nokia 10, is expected to have similar specifications as the Nokia 9 with one major exception - the rear camera setup. (more...)
SpaceX Launches Test Satellites for Internet Constellation SpaceX Launches Test Satellites for Internet Constellation
- February 23, 2018

The two satellites, called Microsat-2a and Microsat-2b, are the vanguard of a massive constellation of 4,000 satellites that SpaceX is developing to provide low-priced internet service to people around the world. The rocket's first stage - the ninth previously flown SpaceX booster to make a second flight - powered the vehicle out of the thick lower atmosphere and then fell away two-and-a-half minutes after liftoff. (more...)
Xiaomi brings Face Unlock to Redmi Note 5 Pro via OTA update Xiaomi brings Face Unlock to Redmi Note 5 Pro via OTA update
- February 23, 2018

The recently-launched devices (in limited quantities) would be available at Mi Home stores, too. The new Redmi 5 retails for RM499, while the Redmi 5 Plus is selling for RM899. If you bought a Redmi Note 5 Pro today, you'll see an update to v9.2.4 available out of the box - Brings significant camera improvements, stability optimizations, and Face Unlock!? It also has the latest Snapdragon 636 processor. (more...)
Neanderthal Cave Art Predates Drawings By Modern Humans By 20000 Years Neanderthal Cave Art Predates Drawings By Modern Humans By 20000 Years
- February 23, 2018

The red scalariform (ladder) symbol has a minimum age of 64,000 years but it is unclear if the animals and other symbols were painted later. "All of what we know today tells us that it is not because Neanderthals were dummies that they disappeared", she said. (more...)
SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket launches satellites into orbit SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket launches satellites into orbit
- February 23, 2018

The satellite is scheduled to be deployed approximately 11 minutes after the launch. And on Wednesday, SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted the Falcon 9 "carries 2 SpaceX test satellites for global broadband". "Imagine you had $6 million in cash in a palette flying through the air, and it's going to smash into the ocean", The Verge reports Musk said at a March 2017 press conference. (more...)
Destiny 2 Gets Revised Roadmap As Nightfall Strike Rewards Delayed Destiny 2 Gets Revised Roadmap As Nightfall Strike Rewards Delayed
- February 22, 2018

The free-for-all Rumble PvP mode is making a return in Destiny 2 next month, which has been purposefully absent from the game since its launch. Apparently, Bungie needs a little more time to ensure the rewards are that extra bit special, so they've been moved to March's update 1.1.4 alongside the reduction in Exotic duplicate drops and a feature allowing you to view vendors in the companion app. (more...)
Geneva Motor Show 2018: SEAT relaunches Cupra with 300PS Ateca Geneva Motor Show 2018: SEAT relaunches Cupra with 300PS Ateca
- February 22, 2018

Seat's version of the new vehicle was launched only a few months ago, but Seat says that as the Cupra brand is established the launches could happen side-by-side, or indeed Cupra versions of Seat cars could appear before the mainstream contender. (more...)
Bronfman EL Rothschild LP Has $440000 Position in Tesla Inc (TSLA)
- February 22, 2018

About 1.05 million shares traded. It is down 0.00% since February 22, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Alex Sacerdote decreased its stake in Tesla Inc (TSLA) by 14.93% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Valeo Financial Advisors LLC Raises Holdings in Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE)
- February 22, 2018

In order to know the value of a stock, there is need to compare its current price to its likely trading price in the future. About 2.57M shares traded or 9.62% up from the average. 1,852 are held by Focused Wealth. RBC Capital Markets maintained AT&T Inc. (NYSE:MET) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, October 7 by Credit Suisse. (more...)
Intel Planning Next-Gen 5G Devices with Dell, HP, Lenovo Intel Planning Next-Gen 5G Devices with Dell, HP, Lenovo
- February 22, 2018

For its part, Intel expects that PCs are ideal to cope with the firehoses of wireless data that 5G might uncork, and it offers visions of untethered VR anywhere in the world, the ability to grab hundreds of megabytes of files in seconds from parking lots, and multiplayer gaming while in a moving vehicle as just some of the situations a 5G-ready PC might need to cope with. (more...)
Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door spied sporting flames Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door spied sporting flames
- February 22, 2018

We're still waiting to hear what's under the bonnet, but popular speculation is that the initial version will have the E63's 450kW 4-litre twin-turbo V8, while an even hotter petrol-electric hybrid variant could be unleashed at a later stage. (more...)