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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
- 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...)
'Crisis actors' YouTube video removed after it tops 'trending' videos 'Crisis actors' YouTube video removed after it tops 'trending' videos
- February 23, 2018

The Parkland school massacre was no different. "(I guess he transferred?)" In the clip, a news reporter interviewed Hogg while on vacation in 2017 in Redondo Beach as a witness to a friend's confrontation with a lifeguard. liked that post is disgusting to me". The title of the video in question, which YouTube pulled down at about 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday, was " DAVID HOGG THE ACTOR". (more...)
LG To Introduce Own Smartphone AI At MWC 2018
- February 23, 2018

The E5 and G6 phones will have a front-mounted fingerprint sensor and dual cameras. The smartphone is also rumoured to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor. The Moto G6 may sport a 3000mAh battery , the Moto G6 Plus may include a 3200mAh battery while the Moto G6 Play may include a massive 4000mAh battery . (more...)
Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE) Position Trimmed by DA Davidson & CO
- February 23, 2018

The institutional investor purchased 38,168 shares of the pipeline company's stock, valued at approximately $659,000. The hedge fund run by Remy Trafelet held 647,319 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $20.49 million, down from 852,486 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
SpaceX delays Falcon 9 rocket launch due to high-altitude winds SpaceX delays Falcon 9 rocket launch due to high-altitude winds
- February 23, 2018

The spacecraft are mentioned in documents SpaceX filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), however. On February 14, Pai urged the FCC to approve SpaceX's broader proposal to deliver "broadband services directly to [people] anywhere in the United States or around the world" at speeds similar to the quickest ground-based internet connections. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro gets 'iPhone X' - like feature Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro gets 'iPhone X' - like feature
- February 23, 2018

For those who bought the phone in yesterday's sale, they will get this feature right away. While the changelog doesn't mention this, Clinton Jeff adds that it also brings significant camera improvements to the Redmi Note 5 Pro . However, there's a difference in the processor and RAM . The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor paired with 4GB/6GB of RAM . (more...)
Watch Falcon 9 Blast Off From Vandenberg Watch Falcon 9 Blast Off From Vandenberg
- February 23, 2018

Currently, a typical Falcon 9 launch costs around 62 million US dollars. The company launched two experimental satellites today (Feb. 22) created to help lay the foundation for Starlink, a network that, if all goes according to plan , will consist of thousands of spacecraft providing broadband internet service to people around the world. (more...)
Geneva Motor Show 2018: SEAT relaunches Cupra with 300PS Ateca Geneva Motor Show 2018: SEAT relaunches Cupra with 300PS Ateca
- February 23, 2018

SEAT vice-president for sales and marketing Wayne Griffiths said: "Our ambition for the Cupra brand is to double the sales within the next four-five years, focusing our business model on four main pillars: "distribution, partnerships, racing and product". (more...)
Global Antifouling Paints and Coatings Market 2018 - BASF, Sherwin-Williams, PPGIndustries Global Antifouling Paints and Coatings Market 2018 - BASF, Sherwin-Williams, PPGIndustries
- February 22, 2018

Geographically , Powder Coatings Equipment Market report split global into several key Regions, with sales (K Units), revenue (Million USD), market share and growth rate of Powder Coatings Equipment market for these regions, from 2012 to 2022 (forecast), covering: United States, Europe, China, Japan, South Korea, North America, India . (more...)