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Yellow warning for snow in Crawley Yellow warning for snow in Crawley
- February 24, 2018

Bitter winds will make the already sub-zero temperatures feel even colder as Public Health England warns of the potentially deadly impact of the record-breaking chill. Dubbed the "Beast from the East", the Met Office describes it as when the high pressure over Scandinavia drives winds in from an easterly direction. (more...)
Nokia 7 Plus Leaked In Product Renders Nokia 7 Plus Leaked In Product Renders
- February 24, 2018

HMD Global is running a Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC) press conference at which we're expecting the launch of several new Nokia handsets - HMD is the company licensed to produce Nokia phones. Memory wise it is expected to come with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage which will be expandable up to 128GB with microSD. Sony always comes to MWC with new phones in tow, and this year will be no exception. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Is January's Best Selling Console In The US Nintendo Switch Is January's Best Selling Console In The US
- February 24, 2018

In a statement to Polygon , publisher Starbreeze Studios clarified some details on the upcoming release of Payday 2 on the Nintendo Switch, which is set to arrive later this week in Europe and at the end of the month for the U.S. According to a report from Venture Beat , the latest Nintendo console is the best selling console in the USA for January. Again, this is not just about sales parity - these systems are addressing diverse groups of consumers. (more...)
Elon Musk leaves OpenAI after new report causes conflict of interest Elon Musk leaves OpenAI after new report causes conflict of interest
- February 24, 2018

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is letting go of his spot on the board of ethics research group OpenAI to prevent a future conflict of interest. Most people know Elon Musk as the Tesla CEO, but there are few who are aware of the fact that he founded a $ 1 billion non-profit organization called OpenAI. (more...)
Nintendo adds user review function for Switch games Nintendo adds user review function for Switch games
- February 24, 2018

After mounting concerns, Starbreeze Studios and Overkill Software have clarified that Payday 2 on Nintendo Switch will be around eight months behind updates that have been released for other platforms at launch. Thanks to the success the Switch found in its first year of availability, more and more developers are being drawn to the console. And, a single update on console equals several months of updates on PC, according to Christian Post. (more...)
Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Shares Sold by Shell Asset Management Co
- February 24, 2018

It has outperformed by 159.57% the S&P500. Tweedy Browne Company Llc increased its stake in Mrc Global Inc. Harding Loevner Lp acquired 17,695 shares as Credicorp Ltd (BAP)'s stock rose 3.78%. Mizuho maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, September 7 report. The company was initiated on Monday, September 11 by FBN Securities. (NASDAQ:MU) on Wednesday, February 1 with "Outperform" rating. (more...)
Global Automotive Engine Dynamometers Market 2018 - Horiba, AVL, Meidensha, Rototest, MTS Global Automotive Engine Dynamometers Market 2018 - Horiba, AVL, Meidensha, Rototest, MTS
- February 24, 2018

Build your investment strategy by assessing market attractiveness or company attractiveness. The goal of the report is to describe the state of the global Automotive Engine Oil Cooler Market , to present actual and retrospective information about the volumes, dynamics, structure and characteristics of production , imports, exports and consumption and to build a forecast for the market in the next five years . (more...)
NYU: Meal for Black History Month 'Inexcusably Insensitive' NYU: Meal for Black History Month 'Inexcusably Insensitive'
- February 24, 2018

Obviously the negative racial connotations and history of Koolaid and watermelon is why I took it upon myself to write today. In 2018 I literally had to explain why displaying watermelon and koolaid [sic] in celebration of Black History Month was not only racially insensitive but just ignorant. (more...)
Trump Backs Improved Gun Background Check Efforts Trump Backs Improved Gun Background Check Efforts
- February 24, 2018

During news interviews over the weekend, survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting said they're calling for March 24 demonstrations around the nation called the " March for Our Lives ", because they are determined to make the tragedy at their school the turning point in the USA gun control debate. (more...)
Porsche introduced its most powerful luxury vehicle with aspirated engine Porsche introduced its most powerful luxury vehicle with aspirated engine
- February 24, 2018

In its lightest configuration, this package reduces the weight of the 911 GT3 RS down to 1,430 kg. The 992 you see here was presented to automotive media by Porsche model director August Achleitner. Instead, accompanying the teaser photos, Porsche hints at what we can expect from the new 911 and at the end of the day, not much will change. The way he sees it, "Even when it comes to the individual assistance systems, they have to fit with the 911". (more...)
Hunt: Showdown Early Access Launch - Death On The Bayou Hunt: Showdown Early Access Launch - Death On The Bayou
- February 24, 2018

Death is permanent in Hunt: Showdown and any gear carried by your hunter, at the time of their death, will be lost for good. "We are planning to have Hunt: Showdown in Early Access for at least 12 months, but that timeline could lengthen (or shorten!) depending on how community feedback shapes our own wish list for the game", Crytek wrote on Steam . (more...)
What Time Is The Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony? What Time Is The Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony?
- February 24, 2018

Canada finished just behind with a time of 6.32.282. "Over the next four years", Lipinski said, "maybe we will see a jump from the U.S.as well". Johannes Rydzek crossed the finish line with an overwhelming 52.7-second advantage as Germany joined Finland as the only countries to win three gold medals in Nordic combined in one Winter Olympics . (more...)
(MSFT) Position Increased by Toronto Dominion Bank
- February 23, 2018

The stock increased 0.36% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $16.8. About 6.20M shares traded. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company increased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 16.34% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
United Nations chief 'deeply alarmed' by Eastern Ghouta violence United Nations chief 'deeply alarmed' by Eastern Ghouta violence
- February 23, 2018

Meanwhile, airstrikes by Syrian and Russian air forces continue to pound eastern Ghouta . The Associated Press notes that "The number of casualties has overwhelmed rescuers and doctors at hospitals, many of which have also been bombed". (more...)
SpaceX Falcon blasts off again; all eyes on Tintin SpaceX Falcon blasts off again; all eyes on Tintin
- February 23, 2018

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch as seen from Los Osos, California , on Thursday , February 22, 2018 . After Thursday's flight, SpaceX did not attempt to recover Falcon's first-stage booster via landing on a barge. "If anyone is curious, the name was inspired by The Fault in Our Stars ", Musk said, referring to the John Green novel and romantic drama movie released in 2014. (more...)
Welch Group LLC Has $17.51 Million Stake in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)
- February 23, 2018

Conatus Capital Management Lp decreased Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) stake by 31.6% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Novare Capital Management Llc bought 66,547 shares as the company's stock declined 4.02% while stock markets rallied. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and thirty-one have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Brexit already affecting migration and labour market Brexit already affecting migration and labour market
- February 23, 2018

After a good eight hours of back and forth, senior sources said that "divergence has won". "It's only when people get into the room, they sit down, they start to engage constructively on the detail, that you start to chart a path forward, and that's what I'm hopeful that we will succeed in doing in the forthcoming negotiations in Brussels too". (more...)
Galaxy S9 vs. iPhone X: Samsung Price To Mirror Apple's Galaxy S9 vs. iPhone X: Samsung Price To Mirror Apple's
- February 23, 2018

The Galaxy S7 Edge came with Android Marshmallow and received the Android Nougat update a year ago, but it isnt clear whether the phone will get Android Oreo. Still is a bold pricing strategy for Samsung considering Apple's iPhone X has had little success with its $1000 pricing. Smartphones are typically a lot more expensive outside the US, so customers shouldn't worry too much about the European pricing. (more...)
NPD: Nintendo Switch Was the Top Selling Console in January NPD: Nintendo Switch Was the Top Selling Console in January
- February 23, 2018

The footage sparked an investigation by players that tried to determine exactly which update the Switch version is running. That has resulted in speculation that the Nintendo Switch version is running on Update 117 which the developer had released in October 2016, which, for comparison's sake, is far behind the PC version which is on Update 172. (more...)
Sony's Phones Leak Ahead of MWC 2018 Sony's Phones Leak Ahead of MWC 2018
- February 23, 2018

When it comes to display size, the Xperia XZ2 measures 5.7 inches, while the Xperia XZ2 Compact lives up to its name at just 5 inches. Those sources say that Sony will reveal the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact at its event on February 25, one day before the MWC 2018 festivities kick off. (more...)
The Analysts' Weekly Ratings Changes for Applied Materials (AMAT)
- February 23, 2018

Riley & Co given on Monday, August 14. As per Friday, February 19, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a buy rating on shares of Applied Materials in a report on Friday, October 27th. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Moreover, Parkwood Ltd Llc has 0.04% invested in Applied Materials , Inc. (more...)
Spend more or do less? European Union leaders discuss post-Brexit budget Spend more or do less? European Union leaders discuss post-Brexit budget
- February 23, 2018

The number of Member States is decreasing, it is logical to reduce the number of Members. The EU 27 will also give their views on changes to the European Parliament after Brexit, particularly what to do with the 73 seats now held by British MEPs. (more...)
Rain and freezing rain update Rain and freezing rain update
- February 23, 2018

Forecasters are warning that the precipitation in MA - ranging from snow and sleet to freezing rain and rain - will overspread the region from midday through the evening and will likely impact the afternoon commute. Mostly cloudy with a low around 44. Highs will be in the upper 20s this afternoon , and winds will be bringing in warmer air from the east. Today: We have rain chances throughout the day today as a low pressure system moves through our area. (more...)
Aircel customers face network problems, rumours on service closure grow Aircel customers face network problems, rumours on service closure grow
- February 23, 2018

Earlier this week, the customers of Aircel had virtually laid siege to some of its outlets in Tamil Nadu following rumours about closure of its service. A crash of servers means that the supply of porting codes has been affected. The company's chief executive officer, Kaizad Heerjee, however, in a mail written to more than 5000 employees recently stated that the things are expected to get even worse going forward, said a Telecom Talk report. (more...)
An Apple Repair Center Has Been Making Hundreds Of Accidental 911 Calls An Apple Repair Center Has Been Making Hundreds Of Accidental 911 Calls
- February 23, 2018

Dispatchers say the calls started back in October of 2017, and typically there's no one on the other line. If a 911 call were received from someone's personal cellphone at the Apple campus, the personal phone information would show up, Jimenez said. (more...)