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Google Home will now wake you up with your song of choice

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You can also ask "which channel airs The Good Place? " to get channel information and play time for the next new episode. The default alarm tone for the Google Home may leave a tiny bit to be desired, but thankfully Google has just introduced an alternative: you can now set your next alarm to play music instead. Read More »

Government hikes customs duty on mobile phones to boost Make in India

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Srivastava adds: "Currently, the prices of iPhones in India are amongst the highest in the world, the increased duty will further drive up the prices". The main idea behind the hike is to encourage local manufacturing and also to get more employment opportunities. Most of phones are made in India as well, with the exception of the, the company confirmed. Read More »

KeyCorp Comments on Amazon.com, Inc.'s Q4 2018 Earnings

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Palestra Capital Management Llc, which manages about $755.46M and $1.61B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Fleetcor Technologies Inc (NYSE:FLT) by 126,300 shares to 580,200 shares, valued at $89.80 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Read More »

Emerging market YouTube app extends to 115 more countries

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The app was first introduced in September 2016, before launching into beta last spring. If you haven't heard of YouTube Go before, it offers the key features of YouTube along with a lot of data management options. Though YouTube has developed a diverse, global audience, many of its users struggle to scrounge up the data they need to watch videos on their devices, especially in nations that lack the internet infrastructure of the first world. Read More »

Stone Tools in India Suggest Earlier Human Exit From Africa

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This image provided by the Sharma Centre for Heritage Education , India in January 2018 shows a sample of artifacts from the Middle Palaeolithic era found at the Attirampakkam archaeological site in southern India. That starting point is a lot earlier than scientists generally think Homo sapiens left Africa. The more recent tools, which date between 385,000 to 172,000 years ago, are small and clearly made with Levallois technique; it relies on first creating a starter stone in the ... Read More »

Thursday marks 15 years since space shuttle Columbia tragedy

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Born on March 17, in Karnal, Haryana, she began working at the NASA Ames Research Center in 1988, where she did Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) research on Vertical/Short Takeoff and Landing concepts. During her first space mission, she also spoke to the then Prime Minister of India Inderjit K Gujral from the orbit. She was part of the six-member astronaut crew for the mission which started on November 19, 1997. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 officially has a release date

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The announcement from Rockstar says that they "apologise to everyone disappointed by this delay". According to Rockstar, the game was delayed in order to get some extra polish. To tide us over, Rockstar's released a batch of new screenshots for you to feast your eyes on. We are very sorry for any disappointment this delay causes, but we are firm believers in delivering a game only when it is ready. Read More »

Dems dissing Rauner before today's State of the State address

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Get our pensions under control. Rauner's address is six weeks away from the March primary, where he'll face Rep. Jeanne Ives and six other Democratic challengers. In it he says "we need to overcome the politics and unite behind a jobs agenda" in the upcoming legislative session. Rauner also promised a crackdown on sexual harassment before an audience overwhelmingly clad in black in solidarity with the #MeToo movement, capitalizing on the issue as one "where we agree". Read More »

MediaTek and Reliance Jio to launch Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone

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In addition to the new partnership with Jio , the company also showcased its latest chipset MediaTek MT6739 quad-core SoC with ARM Cortex A53 cores to power Android Go smartphones, BGR reported. It would be interesting to see if the upcoming Jio Android Go smartphone will be able to replicate this success . Currently, the telecom company has the JioPhone in the market. Read More »

CoreSite Realty (COR) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

The stock has a market capitalization of $15,275.59, a P/E ratio of 43.48, a P/E/G ratio of 4.11 and a beta of 0.29. About 8.64M shares traded or 35.25% up from the average. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 110,493 shares of the company's stock, valued at $12,235,994.82. California Employees Retirement Systems holds 0.04% or 885,549 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Chevy Corvette ZR1 destroys Ford GT's VIR lap record

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Of course, Ford can always go back and say that it didn't care about turning a lap record at VIR and that lap times are not what the GT is about, but c'mon. Without trying, Johnson beat the previous production auto record of 2m 40.02s (held by the Dodge Viper ACR), sending the 638bhp, 216mph GT around VIR's Grand Course layout in 2m 38.62s. Read More »

Samsung Reveals More Evidence On Galaxy X; Where Is Surface Phone?

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It is nearly certain that the Galaxy Note 9 won't be powered by 7nm chipset but Samsung fans will expect an 8nm processor as Apple's upcoming iPhone 9, iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Plus are expected to come with the A12 chipset . The other big implication of the Samsung/Qualcomm tie-up is that Sammy's Galaxy S phones look set to get exclusive first access to Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon SoCs. Read More »

Beautiful! View super blue blood moon setting over Hampton

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And blood describes the reddish glow that happens during a total lunar eclipse . "But on that date the moon was near apogee, its most distant point from Earth ", it said . CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The moon is providing a rare triple treat this week. Basically the only light reaching the moon is what manages to seep through the atmosphere of the earth and this light is filtered through the atmosphere until only the red/orange part of the spectrum can pass through. Read More »

Bungie Reveals Upcoming Destiny 2 Development Roadmap

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An update on Bungie's website containing the full roadmap we were promised earlier this year explains that everything listed in the Destiny 2 roadmap is now being worked on but the time frame for delivery may change. Following that, it's not really until the arrival of the game's third season in May-and with it Exotic masterworks to chase, plus the promised revamp of the gear mod system-that things get interesting again. Read More »

Polish senate approves Holocaust law

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Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu made similar statements over the weekend, saying that "one can not change history and the Holocaust can not be denied". "We are also concerned about the repercussions this draft legislation, if enacted, could have on Poland´s strategic interests and relationships ..." Israel, along with several global Holocaust organizations and many critics in Poland, argues that the law could have a chilling effect on debating history, harming freedom of expression ... Read More »

Apple questioned by USA agencies about slowing iPhones

At the same time, the production of cheaper models iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will remain at the previously planned level of about 30 million devices for January-March. Demand for the colorful iPhone " turned out to be different than we thought", Cook said in 2014 . Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on shares of Apple from $177.00 to $182.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research note on Monday, July 17th. Read More »

Today Analysts Focus on Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

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Among active positions in the latest quarter, 1,050 holders increased their positions by a total of 176.67 million shares, 1,272 holders decreased the positions by a total of 177.5 million shares, and 231 holders held their positions. Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. Therefore 78% are positive. Several analysts are forecasting growth estimate of Microsoft Corporation for the current quarter to be 7.5%. Read More »

Mario Kart Tour is a new Nintendo game for smartphones

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This time, it's focusing exclusively on Mario Kart , as well it should. Likewise, the Nintendo Switch had an impressive launch, selling almost 15 million units since it was released on March 3, 2017. What will be interesting is seeing how while the racing game works on the touchscreens of smartphones. Either way, it's great to have confirmation that we are indeed going to see more Nintendo-centric mobile games going forward, just like we were promised. Read More »

Super blue blood moon through India's lenses

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The lunar eclipse started in Islamabad at 5:32pm, however, it was not visible due to cloudy weather in the capital. Clouds moved in shortly before the eclipse reached totality. But anyone in the British Isles hoping to see a lunar eclipse will have to jump on an aeroplane. That's when the moon will be closest to Earth in its elliptical orbit - 238,000 miles from Earth, and 30,000 miles closer to earth than usual. Read More »

Super Blue Blood Moon

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But at Cape Canaveral, Florida, where a rocket delivered America's first satellite to orbit exactly 60 years ago - Explorer 1 - the blue super moon loomed large in the sky. and 7:48 a.m. During a total lunar eclipse in 1971, monitors at the Apollo 12 landing site at the Ocean of Storms recorded a drop from 168.3 degrees Fahrenheit to minus 153 degrees. Read More »

A day to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health

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Bell Let's Talk Day began in 2010 and since then has been an extreme success, getting better each and every year. "We are proud to work with Bell, and this grant demonstrates Bell's commitment to accessible mental health programs in our community". Read More »

Emanuel Critical Of Trump's Immigration Plan

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Paulsen said the address was "very measured, it was balanced, and very insightful". While all presidents use "props" of everyday American citizens sitting in their box, Trump's use of their stories to illustrate his policies was both subtle and powerful. Read More »

PS Plus February 2018 Free PS4 Games Accidentally Leaked - RIME and Knack

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It should be noted that February is a short month. " Knack is a game with some solid core mechanics which cry out for a bit more polish and a lot more variety in the gameplay", said Blair in his review when the game launched. To begin the update , PS3 owners will be treated to Spelunker HD and Mugen Souls Z . Irem's Spelunker HD is a remake of the classic Arcade/NES title of the same name, adding 100 all-new levels. Read More »

Cameras, phones out in Australia to capture rare super blue blood moon

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But this morning's lunar eclipse was (or is) spectacular in its own right. The 2018 supermoon hit the trifecta Wednesday morning: It's a super blue blood moon . While the Earth revolves around the sun, the moon revolves around the Earth. In a solar eclipse, the moon is between the Earth and the sun, so the moon blocks the sun. Read More »

Child health groups urge Facebook to kill the Messenger Kids app

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Tuesday, the group said that it is "especially irresponsible" to encourage children as young as preschoolers to begin a social-media habit. "Social media use by teens is linked to significantly higher rates of depression , and adolescents who spend an hour a day chatting on social networks report less satisfaction with almost every aspect of their lives", the letter states, citing multiple studies. Read More »

Auto production falls for first time since 2009

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The figure is down 34% from £1.66 billion in 2016. The popular Indian-made models are Ford Ecosport, Ford KA+, Nissan Micra and Suzuki Baleno, the SMMT said. Among those showing notable growth were Japan (+25.4%), Canada (+19.5%) and the USA (+7.0%). THE most popular United Kingdom cars around the world have been revealed - and the top model isn't even owned by a British firm. Read More »

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Q2 Earnings Beat As Business Revenue Soars

Microsoft earnings came in at 96 cents per share on a non-GAAP basis, while revenue rose 12% to $28.9 billion. Azure revenue growth was up 98 percent. We're still waiting to see a new approach to how games are played or viewed, but it's still early in 2018 so far. All three of the company's operating groups saw growth. Read More »

Trims Position in Walt Disney Co (DIS)

It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $167.82 billion company. Reynders McVeigh Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 1.3% in the first quarter. Read More »

Google Flights to Find Cheaper Fares, Give Reason for Delays

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Google Flights will now inform searchers about even cheaper flights than what were surfaced before, and will start providing details about flight delays. Google said it will show users possibly delays only when its computers are "at least 80% confident in the prediction". Google Flights will now display the restrictions associated with these fares - like restrictions on using overhead space or the ability to select a seat, as well as the fare's additional baggage fees. Read More »

Essential Skips Android 8.0, to Release Android 8.1 Instead

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In a statement on the official Essential Twitter account, the company explained that after Oreo 8.0 beta testing they discovered several "stability issues" which have lead them to decide to focus their efforts on Oreo 8.1. Since then, it's gotten not one , but two additional beta Oreo updates , but they've both been based on 8.0 Oreo - until now, there hasn't been much talk of 8.1 Oreo. Read More »

Super blue blood moon 2018: Australia's last super moon was epic

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The lunar eclipse , which takes place when the moon passes in the earth's shadow, will last nearly three and a half hours. Visakhapatnam and the rest of the world are all set to witness not only a blue moon and a super moon , but also a total lunar eclipse , all rolled into one great celestial event. Read More »

Ford Freestyle cross-hatch unveiled in India; to be launched in April

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Ford calls it a Compact Utility Vehicle, and will position the vehicle atop the current Ford Figo hatchback range. These consumers aren't afraid to take their chances and are driven by passion. The Freestyle will also get TCS (traction control) and ARP (active rollover protection) aids.Ford claims they have made changes to the suspension and the steering. Read More »

Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2 Launch Date in US Revealed

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Indeed, as Xperia Blog points out, it has similar screen tech and dimensions to 2013's Sony Xperia UL [pictured above] - a Japan-only handset that can't compare to the higher spec'ed smartphones of today. It is also been rumored that the Xperia XZ2 will feature a 5.48-inch Full HD HDR Triluminos display with X-Reality image processing and a screen resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. Read More »

Nordea Investment Management AB Raises Stake in Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX)

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ) closed its last session at $57.02. It has underperformed by 4.22% the S&P500. Lodestar Investment Counsel LLC IL increased its position in shares of Starbucks by 1,140.4% during the fourth quarter. Elk Creek Partners Llc stated it has 77,547 shares or 0.38% of all its holdings. The stock price value Change from Open was at 0.40% with a Gap of -0.11%. Read More »