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Two new planets orbiting distant suns Two new planets orbiting distant suns
- December 17, 2017

This is the only eight-planet solar system found like ours. Its planets are much closer to its star, explained Andrew Vanderberg, astronomer and NASA Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow at The University of Texas, Austin. Computers used data from the Kepler Space Telescope, which has helped find over 2,500 exoplanets since 2009, to differentiate between exoplanets and other things in space, the press release said. (more...)
Rudy Gobert will miss 1 month with knee injury, per report Rudy Gobert will miss 1 month with knee injury, per report
- December 17, 2017

Gobert was originally thought to have a Grade 1 MCL sprain, but an MRI revealed the PCL sprain and bone bruise. But the team just got more bad news. Trevor Brooker (C) of Brooklyn Nets in action against Rudy Gobert (27) of Utah Jazz during National Basketball Association game between Brooklyn Nets and Utah Jazz at Barclays Center in New York City, United States on January 03, 2017. (more...)
GM shows new Silverado pickup at event in Texas GM shows new Silverado pickup at event in Texas
- December 17, 2017

FCA will begin selling the retooled Ram in the first quarter next year and GM will begin building the 2019 Silverado in the fourth quarter of 2018. GM is moving to defend its turf in the hotly competitive pickup market. General Motors is adopting more light-weight materials, adding a 10-speed automatic transmission and enhancing aerodynamics to improve the fuel-economy and overall competitiveness of the pickup. (more...)
Amazon, Google Playing Nice Amazon, Google Playing Nice
- December 17, 2017

An Amazon spokeswoman said on Thursday the standard Google Chromecast video streaming stick, along with the Ultra model that can stream 4K video, will return to Amazon's online store. Amazon and Google have been a tiff over their streaming devices for quite some time. Now Google recently announced that YouTube was no longer going to support the Fire TV because of a "lack of reciprocity". (more...)
Updates from 2017 New Mexico Bowl Updates from 2017 New Mexico Bowl
- December 17, 2017

He caught a 15-yard TD in the game and has 4 catches for 33 yards as the game entered the fourth quarter. The bowl game now features team from the Mountain West Conference and Conference USA. Colorado State's loss now gives it four consecutive losses in bowl games. Junior quarterback Chase Litton didn't have a pretty stat line , finishing 17-for-32 for 262 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions, but he ended his season with a win. (more...)
The Emerson Electric Company (EMR) Shares Bought by Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc
- December 17, 2017

The stock closed maximum at $67.83 over the 52 weeks but is now -1.95% away from that point. Tirschwell & Loewy holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Emerson Electric Co. United Kingdom-based Aviva Public Limited Company has invested 0.14% in Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) implies that investors are highly hopeful for the organization to create more value from the given set of assets. (more...)
Criteo (CRTO) Stock Rating Lowered by Citigroup
- December 17, 2017

With 1.82 million avg volume, 2 days are for Abb Limited Zuerich (NYSE:ABB)'s short sellers to cover ABB's short positions. About 5.28 million shares traded or 103.19% up from the average. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q2. The firm has a market cap of $1,925.13, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.93, a PEG ratio of 0.96 and a beta of 2.50. (more...)
IRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) Shares Bought by Rhumbline Advisers
- December 16, 2017

Martin Currie Ltd who had been investing in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $196.49 billion market cap company. Jane Street Gru Ltd Company holds 0.01% of its portfolio in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT ) for 21,699 shares. iRobot Corporation is a consumer robot company, which is engaged in designing and building robots. (more...)
Price to Book (P/B) Ratio to Track: JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)
- December 16, 2017

The company holds 318.23 million outstanding shares and 305.64 million shares are floating in market. Ww Asset invested 0% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc . (NYSE: JCP ). Blackrock holds 0.01% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc . Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 3.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 tentative launch date tipped Samsung Galaxy S9 tentative launch date tipped
- December 16, 2017

But this doesn't mean that Samsung has nothing new in store. Both the giants are going to unveil their low-end devices in the CES 2018. Both the phones will be available in single and dual-SIM variants, and will feature audio jack ports besides the usual Type-C. (more...)
YouTube VR is now available to Steam VR users
- December 16, 2017

Now YouTube VR, the virtual reality app for YouTube, has been made available on Steam. Although YouTube VR for Steam is optimized for HTC Vive , Google says that the app is also compatible with other headsets through the Open VR program, and the company plans to optimize YouTube VR for other headsets in the future. (more...)
'I Intend To Fight Back': Tavis Smiley Responds To Sexual Misconduct Allegations 'I Intend To Fight Back': Tavis Smiley Responds To Sexual Misconduct Allegations
- December 16, 2017

PBS said Wednesday it has indefinitely suspended distribution of Tavis Smiley's talk show after an independent investigation uncovered "multiple, credible allegations" of misconduct by its host. "This has gone too far". "I think he is telling the truth", she said. PBS launched its investigation behind his back, and only agreed to hear his side of the story after threats of a lawsuit from his attorneys, Smiley said in a lengthy defense. (more...)
Messenger doubled its real-time video chats to 17b in 2017 Messenger doubled its real-time video chats to 17b in 2017
- December 16, 2017

People shared over 500 billion emojis in 2017, or almost 1.7 billion every day. We heard from people that they wanted more than just one-to-one video chats, which is why we launched group video chat about a year ago. But it looks like Facebook that owns WhatsApp is all set to find out other ways of monetizing the popular messaging platform. And it's all about the power of groups . (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Zions Bancorporation (ZION)
- December 16, 2017

Mitsubishi Ufj Bk has 2.36M shares. Hudson Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) has risen 143.24% since December 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.16% the S&P500. Narrowing our focus to the previous 1 month, the shares have been up by 7.17%. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating , fifteen have issued a hold rating , ten have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Orlando Magic leading scorer Aaron Gordon cleared to return following concussion Orlando Magic leading scorer Aaron Gordon cleared to return following concussion
- December 16, 2017

Gordon, 22, is averaging 18.5 points and 8.1 rebounds in 25 games this season for the short-handed Magic, who will be without Evan Fournier (ankle), Terrence Ross (knee), Arron Afflalo (back) and Jonathan Isaac (ankle) in Friday night's game. (more...)
Top 0.1% earned more than bottom 50% Top 0.1% earned more than bottom 50%
- December 16, 2017

The yawning gap in wealth and incomes in the USA largely reflects inequalities in education, taxes that have become less progressive and a shrinking share of private wealth going to labor. It shows inequality has soared since 1980 although the global top "1 per cent" saw their share of global income slip slightly after the 2008 financial crisis, to just above 20 per cent. (more...)
Microsoft's Latest Foldable Design Patent Could Be For The Surface Phone Microsoft's Latest Foldable Design Patent Could Be For The Surface Phone
- December 16, 2017

The example can also include a first display positioned on the first portion and wrapped around the hinge end between the pair of self-regulating hinge assemblies. However, Windows Central notes that the foldable devices would run on a version of Windows 10 - code-named Andromeda OS. And regardless of the mode that the tablet is in, Windows 10 will make the proper adjustment using CShell , Microsoft's new Windows Shell. (more...)
JP Morgan and Barclays are exploring quantum computing technology with IBM JP Morgan and Barclays are exploring quantum computing technology with IBM
- December 16, 2017

IBM and the other companies in the race to commercialize the technology, however, have begun offering customers simulators that demonstrate what a quantum computer might be able to do without errors. This IBM Q cryostat has the job of keeping a 50-qubit IBM quantum computer cold. The demands of quantum error correction codes suggest that quantum computers will likely need up to millions of qubits in order to solve complex problems and prove useful. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz G-Class: Everything To Know Mercedes-Benz G-Class: Everything To Know
- December 16, 2017

At this moment Benz is revealing any other details besides saying this time that 2019 G-Glass will be arriving to dealers at nearly the end of 2018. Aside from the display, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been upgraded to provide 1.5 inches more of leg room and 2.7 inches more of elbow room for the front seats. (more...)
IOS 11.2 vs iOS 11.2.5 Beta 1 Speed Test IOS 11.2 vs iOS 11.2.5 Beta 1 Speed Test
- December 16, 2017

The reason for a simultaneous software update is because it restores HomeKit for shared users, a feature that was recently disabled due to a bug that was spotted last week. Apple Support on Twitter was constantly ravished by angry tweets from netizens during the update, saying that their devices only last for 2-3 hours after the update despite not constantly using their phones and tablets. (more...)
Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion sets sail Spring 2018 Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion sets sail Spring 2018
- December 16, 2017

Basically, the Land of Ooo goes underwater, splitting each kingdom from each other. Developed by Climax Studios, who have quite the inconsistent but always family friendly track record, and published by Bandai Namco , Pirates of the Enchiridion sounds plenty promising, even if previous Adventure Time games have been patchy, to say the least. (more...)
The iMac Pro of Apple will be Obtainable Coming Thursday The iMac Pro of Apple will be Obtainable Coming Thursday
- December 16, 2017

Back in June this year Apple announced its iMac Pro first ever that it would launch this month. Performance-demanding professionals are no longer Apple's largest customer base, but with yesterday's launch of the new iMac Pro , power users can now choose between all-in-one and modular Mac models. (more...)
Next week's Monster Hunter Next week's Monster Hunter
- December 16, 2017

The open beta starts on December 22 at 9:00am PST/5:00pm GMT/6:00pm CET and ends on December 26 at 9:00am PST/5:00pm GMT/6:00pm CET. Some new trailers have been released for Monster Hunter World , the next entry in the Capcom developed series launching next month on consoles in all regions. (more...)
Wenger Deny Manchester United Approach For Mesut Ozil Wenger Deny Manchester United Approach For Mesut Ozil
- December 15, 2017

He must sit there and think 'how do I not play for Arsenal Football Club with the players that are there?'". Wenger also defended Sanchez's recent performances, with the forward coming in for criticism after the recent draws against Southampton and West Ham. (more...)
Gujarat elections: SC rejects Congress plea to verify VVPAT with EVM votes Gujarat elections: SC rejects Congress plea to verify VVPAT with EVM votes
- December 15, 2017

The top court dismissed the plea and refused to interfere in the Gujarat Assembly elections . The court also said that debate for reform of elections can be done after the poll process is over. The Congress had complained to the poll panel that three polling booths in Porbandar, a Muslim-dominated area, were hacked. He said that the Election Commission had itself pointed out the need to verify the results of EVMs with VVPAT. (more...)