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Airstrikes kill 54 civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta Airstrikes kill 54 civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
- February 11, 2018

He said Turkey would respond harshly to the attack and that the "perpetrators" would pay a "heavy price" for the downing. Turkey has always been one of the main allies of the anti-Assad rebels. Civilian casualties continued to rise over 150, he noted, with tens of thousands of others displaced from border areas into central Afrin, a self-declared canton isolated from the rest of the de facto Kurdish autonomous region toward the east. (more...)
Men's basketball leaves desert scorched by loss to Arizona State Men's basketball leaves desert scorched by loss to Arizona State
- February 11, 2018

Clearly, it's not the time to panic. "He dominated the game", Miller said. "He played like a vet tonight and we needed him to do that". "We lost a game". Alkins was 4 of 20 in the Wildcats' previous two games, both losses, but made 4 of 7 3-pointers against USC . However, we are 81-3 the last 84 games (at home). (more...)
Total Audience for First Olympic Night Down 14% Total Audience for First Olympic Night Down 14%
- February 11, 2018

Snapchatters will get their first taste of it on February 10, when the Winter Olympics opens in Pyeongchang, South Korea and NBC directly streams its live broadcast into Snapchat's Discover page, showing key moments from the Games in real time . (more...)
Maqbool Bhat death anniversary: Amid shutdown, separatists detained Maqbool Bhat death anniversary: Amid shutdown, separatists detained
- February 11, 2018

Police said that restrictions under Section 144 CrPC have been imposed in the areas falling under the jurisdiction of M R Gunj, Nowhatta, Rainawari, Safa Kadal and Khanyar in the downtown and SeK since morning as a precautionary measure to prevent any law and order problem. (more...)
Ford Motor (F) Holder United Bank INC Decreased Holding by $3.70 Million
- February 11, 2018

The shares were sold at an average price of $12.50, for a total value of $237,500.00. Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc who had been investing in Chevron Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $215.58B market cap company. The stock has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 22. On Friday, July 22 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform". (more...)
Trump fumes after disgraced aides resign over abuse claims
- February 11, 2018

The White House faced intense scrutiny over the allegations against Porter after media reports indicated that some senior White House officials, including chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE, knew about the women's claims for months . (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) EVP Sells $3512026.54 in Stock
- February 11, 2018

Meditor Group Ltd who had been investing in Celldex Therapeutics for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $323.64 million market cap company. Among 10 analysts covering Array BioPharma ( NASDAQ:ARRY ), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. (NASDAQ:ARRY). Driehaus Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 1.01% in Array BioPharma Inc. (more...)
Google Image Search to Make Copyright Disclaimers More Visible Google Image Search to Make Copyright Disclaimers More Visible
- February 11, 2018

Airey also added, "with this landmark achievement, we can move forward with a strong partner to deliver innovative ways to access creative and editorial content online". For example, when viewing a picture from Getty Images, tapping "View images" will open a page for the photo rather than the direct URL, as is still the case on images from other sites. (more...)
CCI slaps Google with Rs 136.86 crore fine for 'search bias' CCI slaps Google with Rs 136.86 crore fine for 'search bias'
- February 11, 2018

The probe was started in 2012, based on a suit filed by matchmaking service Bharat Matrimony and the non-profit Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS). CCI noted that Google's undue interventions in designs of search engine result pages (SERP) can affect legitimate product improvements. Thanks to its dominant position in the internet search industry; Google is no stranger to antitrust laws aimed at monopolistic practices. (more...)
Investor Research Report on Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG)
- February 11, 2018

The company has market cap of $3.66 billion. The stock decreased 3.38% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $8.87. 16,615,146 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 13,480,000. (NYSE: RIG ). Further, Qci Asset Management Inc reported stake worth less than 0.01% of its portfolio. Arrow Fincl, a New York-based fund reported 1,000 shares. (more...)
Analyst's keeping an Eye on: Kindred Healthcare (KND)
- February 11, 2018

Kindred Healthcare Inc . (NYSE:KND) touched its 1-Year High price of $11.90 on 07/03/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 5.50 on 09/20/17. (NYSE:KND). Glenview Capital Mngmt Limited Liability owns 0.17% invested in Kindred Healthcare , Inc. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $3.47 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 2.59, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent quarter is $2.61, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period ... (more...)
WhatsApp UPI payment feature: How to get it right now WhatsApp UPI payment feature: How to get it right now
- February 11, 2018

The feature was, however, limited to a few users and not all Android beta testers were able to see it. The feature can apparently be accessed in a chat window through the Attachments menu. According to commentators, the official launch of the feature would likely boost digital payments in India, considering the popularity of WhatsApp, but the competition for digital wallets is also likely to increase. (more...)
Motorola Moto Z2 Force will be launched in India on 15th Feb Motorola Moto Z2 Force will be launched in India on 15th Feb
- February 11, 2018

Currently, there is no information about the India price of the Moto Z2 Force, however, the device was launched in the USA starting at $799 and is expected to be priced similarly in India. Over at the front, it has a 5MP snapper for selfies and video calls. When it comes to India, Motorola is rumored to bring the top-end variant with 6GB RAM + 128GB storage. (more...)
Short Interest in Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) Decreases By 8.0%
- February 11, 2018

As per Tuesday, February 7, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. The stock price of HIMX is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -13.97% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -24.02%. The firm has "Neutral" rating by UBS given on Monday, November 16. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, March 23 with "Outperform". (more...)
Galaxy S9 could pair with this rebooted Samsung accessory Galaxy S9 could pair with this rebooted Samsung accessory
- February 10, 2018

The lack of a headphone jack sparked mixed reactions as it forces consumers to rely on wireless headphones rather than regular ones. Rumours suggest a brand new camera design that allows the Galaxy S9 to physically switch between two apertures, it's believed. (more...)
ICC prosecutor closely following events in Philippines since 2016 ICC prosecutor closely following events in Philippines since 2016
- February 10, 2018

Gascon also urged the police and justice department to cooperate with the ICC in its " preliminary examination " into whether President Rodrigo Duterte has committed a crime against humanity in conducting the crackdown on drugs. Roque added that the basis of the country's consent to become a member of the ICC was the principle of complementarity, which means that the court can only claim jurisdiction over cases of crimes against humanity if the State fails to investigate them. (more...)
Pyeongchang organizing committee apologizes to Iran over gift ban Pyeongchang organizing committee apologizes to Iran over gift ban
- February 10, 2018

The committee reversed its decision not to allow athletes from Iran to have smartphones Samsung has provided to all Olympic athletes due to sanctions. IRNA reported Thursday that "an informed source" had said Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif would stop using his Samsung mobile if there was no apology. (more...)
Pakistan violates ceasefire at KG Sector, fear grips locals Pakistan violates ceasefire at KG Sector, fear grips locals
- February 10, 2018

In June 2016, the USA had designated India a "Major Defence Partner" intending to elevate defence trade and technology sharing with India to a level commensurate with that of its closest allies and partners. Eyewitnesses told Deccan Herald over the phone that heavy mortar shelling and firing caused devastation of property forcing the people to leave their houses and take shelter in government buildings already identified for them by the administration. (more...)
NVIDIA (NVDA) Shares Gap Up After Strong Earnings NVIDIA (NVDA) Shares Gap Up After Strong Earnings
- February 10, 2018

The institutional investor held 10.03M shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $51.35M, down from 20.03 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oarsman Incorporated reported 1,138 shares. Contour Asset Mgmt Limited Liability invested 2.61% in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA). Birinyi Associates invested in 0.65% or 7,600 shares. (more...)
VLC 3.0 exits beta, adds Chromecast support, faster seeking, and more VLC 3.0 exits beta, adds Chromecast support, faster seeking, and more
- February 10, 2018

This latest major update is rolling out accross all platforms where VLC is available, and it also shares the same version number and code base, VideoLAN President Jean-Baptiste Kempf told VentureBeat . The app is now better suited for modern displays and content, packing in things like High Dynamic Range (HDR) and 8K support, and more. There's just one catch: Chromecast support only works on Android and Chromebooks for the time being, and it's still a "beta" feature that will draw heavily on ... (more...)
Kingdom Hearts III trailer reveals Monsters Inc Kingdom Hearts III trailer reveals Monsters Inc
- February 10, 2018

During a special event held in Disneyland, Square-Enix first showed a new trailer which confirmed there will be a new Monsters Inc world in the game. We also get a brief glimpse at gameplay and a cutscene (in Japanese) taking place all within the Monsters Inc world. Square Enix has been kicking around ideas for Kingdom Hearts III as far back as 2006. (more...)
Facebook testing Facebook testing "Downvoting" of comments
- February 10, 2018

Once you hit the DownVote button, the comment will hide and you would be offered three more options to choose, "Offensive", "Misleading", and "Off Topic". Despite the name, Facebook's downvote feature does not work the same way as Reddit's downvote. Facebook, yesterday, announced a couple of new integration and features that are all targeted at bettering users videos experience on the Facebook app. (more...)
TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE), Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD) TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE), Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD)
- February 10, 2018

Abingworth Llp who had been investing in Cymabay for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $665.36 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $64.26. Opaleye Mngmt holds 130,000 shares or 4.23% of its portfolio. Parametrica Mgmt has invested 0.21% in Loxo Oncology, Inc. First Manhattan Co. boosted its holdings in Starwood Property Trust by 38.3% in the 4th quarter. (more...)
Samsung is releasing Android Oreo for the Galaxy S6 series and Note5 Samsung is releasing Android Oreo for the Galaxy S6 series and Note5
- February 10, 2018

As guaranteed by Samsung , beta analyzers are first in line, with normal clients on Nougat anticipated that would get the update in the following 24 hours. We haven't heard anything from T-Mobile or Samsung about these Oreo updates for these devices before, which makes these pages a bit of a surprise. The giant has already released four different types of Android Oreo's Beta update in the past. (more...)
United Nations chief briefly meets with DPRK leader at Olympics United Nations chief briefly meets with DPRK leader at Olympics
- February 10, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence did not deliberately snub North Koreans at an Olympic reception, according to United States officials who pushed back on South Korean reports that Pence deliberately came late to a VIP gathering Friday evening and then snubbed officials from Pyongyang. (more...)
Twitch revises community guidelines in crackdown on sexual content and harassment Twitch revises community guidelines in crackdown on sexual content and harassment
- February 10, 2018

A little bit of change of behavior from the now, Amazon-owned company as they finally confess that they may have been "too slow to act" with updating the guidelines and ruling for their "ever-changing landscape" on the streaming platform. Twitch has also added to its rules against "sexual content". Moving forward, Twitch will deem clothing that would be "appropriate for a public street, mall, or restaurant" as acceptable for its platform, with a greater focus on the stream as a whole ... (more...)
Falcon Heavy helps Musk deliver big lift Falcon Heavy helps Musk deliver big lift
- February 10, 2018

The successful launch of the rocket was indeed a significant achievement by Musk's aerospace company, but a red Tesla Roadster the rocket was carrying as its payload had also prompted many to ask why to send a sports auto into deep space . (more...)
UN Allows Sanctioned North Korea Official To Attend Olympics UN Allows Sanctioned North Korea Official To Attend Olympics
- February 10, 2018

South Korea's mission to the United Nations submitted the request for the exemption on Wednesday, saying in a letter to the 1718 committee that the visit represented a "timely opportunity to reduce tensions on the Korean Peninsula and beyond by promoting an environment conducive to a peaceful, diplomatic and political solution concerning the situation on the Peninsula". (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 7 Key Specifications Revealed Xiaomi Mi 7 Key Specifications Revealed
- February 10, 2018

As per a report of GizmoChina, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S will be featuring a four-sided curved ceramic unibody. A leaked screenshot has appeared to show the main specs of the Mi 7. Besides, the leak suggests the smartphone to sport a dual-camera setup at the rear, with a combination of two 16-megapixel cameras. Of course, the latest leak need to be taken with a pinch of salt as we've seen several conflicting reports concerning the Mi 7. (more...)
Twitter turns a profit, but problems remain
- February 10, 2018

After all, none of its problems had changed; user growth was still flat, trolls were still rampaging across the landscape , and nobody but the site's dedicated userbase of journalists, comedians, and people who scream at journalists and comedians seems to understand it, let alone use it. (more...)