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Millions of tons of trapped mercury could be released as world warms Millions of tons of trapped mercury could be released as world warms
- February 07, 2018

Now, a new study about how much mercury found that that the largest reserve of natural mercury is trapped in the Alaskan permafrost. There is a nearly twice as much there as the rest of the planet's mercury combined. Scientists, however, warn that rising air temperatures due to climate change could defrost the existing permafrost layer and this could release a large quantity of mercury that could potentially affect ecosystems around the globe, phys.org reported. (more...)
China Cutting Access to Overseas Crypto Trading Websites China Cutting Access to Overseas Crypto Trading Websites
- February 07, 2018

The moves were outlined in a report Sunday by Financial News , a publication under the People's Bank of China, which said the aim was to snuff out the "dying cinders" of cryptocurrency trading and initial coin offerings "which are glowing once more". (more...)
Waymo vs Uber: Everything you need to know about the trial Waymo vs Uber: Everything you need to know about the trial
- February 07, 2018

Ultimately, it's up to Waymo to draw a clear line, from stolen documents, to Uber's self-driving work. A three-week trial against Uber Technologies for allegedly stealing trade secrets from Google's driverless vehicle division Waymo begins in San Francisco on Monday 5 February. (more...)
Boeing Co (BA) Stake Lowered by Ffcm LLC
- February 07, 2018

Cambridge Financial Group Inc who had been investing in Boeing Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $203.11 billion market cap company. Scholtz And Ltd accumulated 0.16% or 1,700 shares. Ohio-based Sequoia Fincl Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.12% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). (more...)
American Assets Trust, Inc (AAT) Shares Bought by American Assets Inc
- February 07, 2018

About 1.61M shares traded. Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS) has risen 282.71% since February 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.24% the S&P500. (NYSE:AAT). Credit Suisse Ag owns 106,454 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Paragon Associates & Paragon Associates Ii Joint Venture sold 15,000 shares as the company's stock declined 8.89% while stock markets rallied. (more...)
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (BGFV) Analysts See $0.25 EPS
- February 06, 2018

The stock decreased 1.53% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $10.95. About 166,711 shares traded. It has underperformed by 12.42% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:OTIC) for 150,000 shares. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc bought 103,750 shares as the company's stock declined 0.75% while stock markets rallied. (more...)
Urlacher among eight to 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame class Urlacher among eight to 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame class
- February 07, 2018

Moss burst on the scene as a rookie in Minnesota in 1998 when he had a league-leading 17 touchdown catches and helped lead the Vikings to the NFC title game. Lewis was a two-time Defensive Player of the Year, a Super Bowl MVP and a 13-time Pro Bowler. Dawkins was selected as one of five modern-era inductees to the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2018, giving him a fitting reward for a 16-season career in which he earned nine Pro Bowl selections - including two with the Broncos - and ... (more...)
Analyst Stock Recommendations For Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS), Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (VSH)
- February 07, 2018

The stock decreased 1.33% or $1.24 during the last trading session, reaching $92.19. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has risen 15.29% since February 4, 2017 and is uptrending. Its down 0.15, from 1.28 in 2017Q2. Ibm Retirement Fund reported 20,101 shares. The New York-based Global X Management Com Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in Citrix Systems, Inc . (more...)
Saraki Faces Trial In Court Saraki Faces Trial In Court
- February 06, 2018

Recalled that the December 12, 2017, judgment of the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, ordered Saraki to enter his defence to only three out of the 18 count charges slammed against him by the Federal Government. Danladi Umar had June 14, 2017 discharged and acquitted the President of Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki of the 18-count charges preferred against him by the Federal Government at the Code of Conduct Tribunal . (more...)
E3 2018 Tickets Will Go on Sale Next Week E3 2018 Tickets Will Go on Sale Next Week
- February 07, 2018

The group also announced several updates for E3 and reminds the press that media and industry that registration is still now open. ESA announced several updates to the show. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Gamer Pass - 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. 12 p.m. - 7 p.m. Industry and Media - 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. To celebrate another year of must-see video game announcements and never-before-seen products, the first 1,000 gamer passes to E3 2018 are $149 each. (more...)
Counter-Strike co-creator charged with paying minor for sex Counter-Strike co-creator charged with paying minor for sex
- February 06, 2018

Subscriber information for the phone number of one man matched Cliffe's name and home address. Monday's statement noted what she told investigators happened after that encounter: in a vehicle ride back to her neighborhood, the alleged victim mentioned the potential illegality of their arrangement (to which Cliffe allegedly "countered that it was technically legal as he was paying her for her time"). (more...)
Apple's Shazam acquisition to be examined by the European Commission Apple's Shazam acquisition to be examined by the European Commission
- February 06, 2018

Apple announced its acquisition of UK-based Shazam in December . Financial details weren't disclosed but one report put the purchase price at around $400 million. While the merger doesn't meet turnover thresholds under EU law - meaning the European Commission doesn't need to be notified and Apple was free to register the merger for clearance in an EU state - the European Commission has been paying more attention to takeovers by data-rich companies in recent years. (more...)
Nkwe Platinum Ltd (NKP.AX) Shares Spotted Above Chikou Line
- February 06, 2018

Market tops tend to occur when the MFI is above 70 or 80. Investors should however be wary of trading these levels blindly. As the warning goes, an overbought market can remain overbought for an extended period. Taking a deeper look into the technical levels of Net Element Inc (NETE), we can see that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -92.03. (more...)
Facebook shares closed lower, Seattle says platform violated ad city laws Facebook shares closed lower, Seattle says platform violated ad city laws
- February 06, 2018

The Seattle Ethics and Elections commission said Facebook has not followed a city law requiring information on who purchases election campaign ads. Wayne Barnett, executive director of the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission, said in a statement Monday that Facebook failed to provide adequate detail about its advertisers' spending in city elections past year. (more...)
Bitcoin slides below $6000; half its value lost in 2018 Bitcoin slides below $6000; half its value lost in 2018
- February 06, 2018

The worldwide value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have this year amid fears of a crackdown in Asia and concerns that many currencies' rapid rise in value last year could reflect a bubble. British bank Lloyds Banking Group on Sunday said it was banning customers from buying Bitcoin using credit cards. The worry is that customers will run up huge debts because of the volatility of the market. (more...)
Winter Weather Advisory issued for parts of Oklahoma Winter Weather Advisory issued for parts of Oklahoma
- February 06, 2018

The best chances will be in the southeast and east part of the state. The advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday in northeast Arkansas. Storm system should provide some light ice for central and eastern portions of Oklahoma. Skies should begin clearing later in the day Wednesday with temperatures in the region expected to reach the upper 30s to mid-40s. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS. (more...)
John Mahoney Latest News, Photos, and Videos John Mahoney Latest News, Photos, and Videos
- February 06, 2018

Nor do I ever look to be'. "No matter what, I wanted to come back to Chicago during those four months off". I knew I had to do some thing with my life. He won a SAG Award in 2000 for Frasier and was nominated for two Emmys and two Golden Globes for the role. In addition to Frasier , Mahoney also appeared on Cheers, Becker , ER, Burn Notice, In Treatment , and Hot in Cleveland . (more...)
Amazon is removing lock screen ads from its discounted Prime Exclusive smartphones Amazon is removing lock screen ads from its discounted Prime Exclusive smartphones
- February 06, 2018

They suggest it's in order to allow users to use more of their phone's features - I believe there's more to it than that. Amazon has announced that starting tomorrow, February 7th, the company is removing the lock screen ads from its discounted Prime Exclusive Phone program . (more...)
Toad isn't wearing a hat, Nintendo confirms Toad isn't wearing a hat, Nintendo confirms
- February 06, 2018

Nintendo has finally confirmed that Toad's head is indeed his head - and not, as some had recklessly speculated, a hat - settling an issue that's been hotly debated for decades. Koizumi does not directly answer the question, " Why does Mario have nipples but no belly button? " unfortunately, but he still had more to say. But when scoping into this accomplishment, it gets more wonderful when you realized that the bestselling title on the Switch has also outsold the best game on the Wii U. (more...)
Puyo Puyo Tetris is coming to PC this month Puyo Puyo Tetris is coming to PC this month
- February 06, 2018

With this, Vanquish , Valkyria Chronicles and, of course, Bayonetta , Sega is building a solid reputation for crowd-pleasing console-to-PC ports. Pre-orders for Puyo Puyo Tetris prior to the release date on February 27th will receive a 10% discount on the game and those who pre-order will receive exclusive wallpapers and in-game avatars alongside the discounted price. (more...)