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Olympic leader confident Games will go on in South Korea Olympic leader confident Games will go on in South Korea
- September 17, 2017

Whether golf will be included in the program for the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles will be decided by the International Olympic Committee board after the Tokyo Games. "I find it very hard to imagine that the bill for 2024 will be below that for Athens and London", he said. "We've also noted as well as a high incidence of ADRVs (Anti-Doping Rule Violation) in global level athletes, there are some countries with a very high level of national level athletes with ADRVs and we want to ensure ... (more...)
Airtel monsoon offer Airtel monsoon offer
- September 17, 2017

This new offer arrives weeks after the Airtel announced a revamp of its data offerings. By doing so, they will receive a confirmation within 24 hours regarding the free data. The Airtel postpaid customer needs to download the MyAirtel app where a banner will come that claims free data. One thing to note here is that this offer is only applicable for postpaid users so it won't work for prepaid users. (more...)
U.S. stocks end higher, close out strong week of gains
- September 17, 2017

Industrial production and retail sales figures are due Friday, which could provide more hints on whether the Fed, which meets next week, will remain on track to raise rates by the end of the year. Reports showing an unexpected drop in USA retail sales last month and the first drop in industrial output since January, both in part due to the impact of Hurricane Harvey, were also largely shrugged off by the market. (more...)
Dozens Of Nursing Homes Still Lack Power Dozens Of Nursing Homes Still Lack Power
- September 16, 2017

A spokesman for Scott's office, John Tupps, said "every call made to the governor from facility management was referred to the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Florida Department of Health and quickly returned". But state records revealed a variety of problems at the center. The woman who shot the video sent it to her sister, Carmen Veroy. Both of her parents are still being treated after the ordeal, but she said she does not know which facility she will place them in when ... (more...)
TENAA Listing Reveals iPhone 8, 8 Plus Have Smaller Batteries Than Predecessor
- September 16, 2017

However, the TENAA listings of the new iPhone 8 models have revealed an interesting aspect about the handsets. As mobile leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer highlights , the smaller iPhone 8 will pack an 1,821mAh battery while the Plus variant will include a 2,675mAh unit. (more...)
Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Has Increased Occidental Pete Del (OXY) Position By $835599; Randgold Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Has Increased Occidental Pete Del (OXY) Position By $835599; Randgold
- September 16, 2017

It has underperformed by 98.91% the S&P500. Relative Strength Index (RSI-14) for Abraxas Petroleum Corp. Goldman Sachs Group Inc sold 411,962 shares as Maximus Inc (MMS)'s stock rose 6.69%. Since March 14, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 5 selling transactions for $1.14 million activity. About shares traded. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ) has declined 18.97% since September 15, 2016 and is downtrending. (more...)
Heroes of the Storm - Assault on Volskaya Foundry Heroes of the Storm - Assault on Volskaya Foundry
- September 16, 2017

Ana and Junkrat will be taking a break from the payload to join up with Heroes of the Storm as upcoming characters. Ana will likely slide into a support role, with skills that can heal allies and disable opponents. Players will battle over three Overwatch-style capture points, the reward for which is a giant rocket-punching robot that must be piloted by two players. (more...)
You can now pre-order Apple's new iPhones, Watch and TV box
- September 16, 2017

Apple iPhone X Pros#1. Coupled with the GPU, the new iPhone is able to perform the image signal processing in real-time, the company said . Both the smartphones come with IP67 certification for water and dust resistance capabilities. This means to buy an iPhone X before the Holidays will be a huge challenge. While Apple has loaded its brightest display till date in iPhone X , it's worth pointing out that Samsung Galaxy S8 has an even brighter one. (more...)
Death of the Outsider Launch Trailer Offers Bloodtastic Combat Death of the Outsider Launch Trailer Offers Bloodtastic Combat
- September 16, 2017

A lot of PC players are experiencing a nasty issue of " Game Not Launching " - it prevents players from starting Dishonored: Death of the Outsider DLC . Together, they will journey to the darkest reaches of the void to face the Outsider . The last one we find interesting is in Fallout 4, located near Cola Cars Arena, in a house where you see a lootable Chinese Officel Sword sitting on a dimmed fire. (more...)
Thomas Meunier brands Manchester United the 'real' club in Manchester Thomas Meunier brands Manchester United the 'real' club in Manchester
- September 16, 2017

Aurier made a transfer deadline day switch to Tottenham Hotspur and Meunier believes that he is already proving a loss in the dressing room, even though he wishes the Ivory Coast worldwide well. After all, if Manchester United came knocking, it seems the defender would find it hard to say no. They are back in the Champions League, they have formed a good team this year. (more...)
Couples stranded in Caribbean Islands during Irma finally get home Couples stranded in Caribbean Islands during Irma finally get home
- September 16, 2017

The Syracuse women's basketball team's three-game Paradise Jam Tournament in the Virgin Islands might be scuttled by Hurricane Irma . But rather than wallow in sorrow, Branson instead pleaded with his social followers to donate what they could to help in the relief efforts. (more...)
Equifax Screw Up Can Keep You From Buying New iPhone X? Yep Equifax Screw Up Can Keep You From Buying New iPhone X? Yep
- September 16, 2017

The Goophone X, available now via DH Gate , looks a lot like Apple's flagship smartphone, and sports the same edge-to-edge screen with notch cut-out and vertically-aligned rear-facing cameras. At 7.7mm thick it's four millimeters thicker than the iPhone 8 range so it'd make sense if the company has included a slightly bigger battery, but we'll have to wait for future teardown reports to know for certain. (more...)
Analyst Research Roundup: Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc. (GDI), McKesson Corporation (MCK)
- September 16, 2017

Mizuho maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Tuesday, June 7 report. Cap Research Invsts reported 13.86M shares. The rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with "Hold" on Monday, April 24. Finally, Tompkins Financial Corp raised its stake in shares of McKesson Corporation by 2.3% in the second quarter. Since March 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $24.77 million activity. (more...)
Destiny 2 Surpasses Original Game for Engagement and Digital Sales, Says Activision Destiny 2 Surpasses Original Game for Engagement and Digital Sales, Says Activision
- September 16, 2017

After several years and multiple expansion releases, Bungie has finally released the long-awaited second installment in the record-breaking franchise: Destiny 2 , which is now available for PS4 and Xbox One; it doesn't release for PC until late October, unfortunately. (more...)
Apple Unveils iPhone X with Face ID, 3D Sensors, and More
- September 16, 2017

The mess up that occurred on stage during the iPhone launch resulted in Craig Federighi being prompted for a passcode when attempting to use the newly implemented Face ID . Do you have concerns over privacy? The company has confirmed to several reporters that at least at the time of launch, only one person's face could be registered on the iPhone X, the only iPhone model to support this feature. (more...)
NTR's Jai Lava Kusa gets UA certificate NTR's Jai Lava Kusa gets UA certificate
- September 16, 2017

Going by the oomph factor of Tamanna, NTR's skillful dances and Devi Sri Prasad's track record in scoring item songs, Swing Zara is expected to become one of the highlights of Jai Lava Kusa . At the unveiling of the theatrical trailer of the film, elder brother Nandamuri Kalyanram said that one day he received an SOS from NTR's wife because her husband was talking and walking in his sleep. (more...)
Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus pre-orders started today
- September 16, 2017

And the third, known as the iPhone X , comes with a revamped design and new features, like a better display, that could attract customers. Perhaps the most different feature from previous iPhones is the lack of a home button. When Apple announced the new handsets, a lot was made of the new devices supporting wireless charging, which isn't actually true wireless as you still have to place the phone on a charging pad for it to charge. (more...)
Vietnam braces for Typhoon Doksuri, orders evacuations Vietnam braces for Typhoon Doksuri, orders evacuations
- September 16, 2017

One man was killed when he slipped as he was trying to shore up his restaurant, media said. Winds exceeded 130 km (80 miles) per hour, according to Vietnam's meteorological agency. Airlines said 46 flights were cancelled between the capital, Hanoi, in northern Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City, the commercial hub in the south. Rice farmers had rushed to gather in what they could before Doksuri struck. (more...)
Senator Al Franken raises concerns over iPhone X's Face ID
- September 16, 2017

One thing is for sure: facial recognition interfaces are set to fundamentally change the way users interact with their most intimate of devices. This week tech giant Apple held the first major event in their freshly finished Steve Jobs Theater on billion-dollar Apple Campus, with the iPhone X (pronounced "ten") glistening as the jewel in their 2017 crown. (more...)
NY governor: Police can't question immigration status
- September 16, 2017

Virgin Islands on their path to recovery, because helping neighbors in need is the NY way". He says that as leaders in Washington "squabble" over immigration reform, NY is taking action to protect New Yorkers of all backgrounds from what he calls "unwarranted" targeting by government. (more...)
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Shares Bought by Centre Asset Management LLC Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Shares Bought by Centre Asset Management LLC
- September 16, 2017

Covington Investment Advsrs holds 0.93% or 19,176 shares in its portfolio. Exxon Mobil Corp now has $336.47B valuation. Winch Advisory Services LLC now owns 1,396 shares of the company's stock valued at $184,000 after purchasing an additional 8 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Virgin Mobile debuts the next generation Apple iPhone 8
- September 15, 2017

Truthfully, I want an iPhone X . However, it doesn't ship until November 3 and there's no guarantee I'll get it then, as supply is going to be extremely limited. iPhone X, will be available to pre-order at Virgin Mobile on Friday, 27 October. Oh, and add in lovely NY sales tax of $84.22, and it's actually $1,033.22 in the end - more than the starting price of the iPhone X. (more...)
Essential Phone now on sale at Sprint stores Essential Phone now on sale at Sprint stores
- September 15, 2017

In a Reddit AMA with Andy Rubin, it was revealed that the Essential Phone will revive the headphone jack through an accessory, and that the Android 8.0 Oreo update is coming soon. Essential has always packaged a USB-C to 3.5mm dongle with the device so you can connect your headphones. The company explained that headphone jacks are "pretty big components" and that they aren't really great for the smartphones with an all-screen design. (more...)
Xbox One 'Intelligent Delivery' Would Supercharge Game Downloads And Save Disk Space Xbox One 'Intelligent Delivery' Would Supercharge Game Downloads And Save Disk Space
- September 15, 2017

We'll have more on the Intelligent Delivery System - specifically, involving Forza Motorsport 7 - next week. Essentially, Intelligent Delivery talks to your hardware before starting a download to see what settings you're running and then optimizes delivery for those settings. (more...)
Published pictures of the new Volvo crossover Published pictures of the new Volvo crossover
- September 15, 2017

Those teases could well accelerate in the next week as Volvo has now announced it will be revealing the new XC40 next week - 21 September 2017 - and we already have the firts leaked photo of the XC40 (above). Volvo said it wanted to deliver a more "youthful" spirit to the auto, based off its Compact Modular Architecture. This the same architecture that is also used by Volvo's current owners, Geely Automobile Holdings Limited, a Chinese multinational automotive manufacturing company ... (more...)