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This asteroid will pass closer than the moon on Friday This asteroid will pass closer than the moon on Friday
- March 02, 2018

The asteroid " 2018 DV1 ", discovered on the 26th of the previous month by an Arizona telescope, has a diameter of about seven meters and is estimated to pass at a distance of 113,000 kilometers, about one-third of the Earth-Moon distance, according to NASA as reported by the Athens News Agency. (more...)
Bank of America Reaffirms "Underperform" Rating for Fitbit (FIT)
- March 02, 2018

Finally, Citigroup restated a sell rating and issued a $4.50 target price (down previously from $5.00) on shares of Fitbit in a report on Tuesday. Therefore 18% are positive. Fitbit Inc. (NYSE:FIT) now has a "Sell" signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. It has underperformed by 77.39% the S&P500. Fitbit Inc. manufactures and markets wearable fitness-tracking devices. (more...)
BSNL launches Holi Dhamaka plan at Rs 399, offers 30GB data
- March 02, 2018

Well, BSNL has finally announced that ₹399 plan for its postpaid customers. In comparison, Idea has a Rs 389 Nirvana postpaid plan that gives users unlimited local, national and roaming voice calls along with free incoming and outgoing calls on roaming network and 20GB data. (more...)
Budros Ruhlin & Roe Inc. Purchases New Holdings in Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
- March 02, 2018

It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. Victory Capital Management Inc. lowered its position in shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ) by 1.5% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (more...)
National Football League legend Jim Kelly announces return of oral cancer National Football League legend Jim Kelly announces return of oral cancer
- March 02, 2018

The Bills released a statement as well, saying, "We are deeply saddened to hear the news about Jim Kelly and his impending battle with cancer". Sadly, the former Buffalo Bills quarterback revealed that his cancer has returned. He could also no longer produce saliva and had lost the sense of taste. Kelly's wife, Jill, also posted a lengthy message on Instagram saying the family is "shocked, heartbroken, sad, angry, confused and just darn exhausted". (more...)
UC San Diego School of Medicine identifies bacteria that prevents skin cancer UC San Diego School of Medicine identifies bacteria that prevents skin cancer
- March 02, 2018

This unique strain of skin bacteria produces a chemical that kills several types of cancer cells. Multiple healthy human subjects had S. epidermidis strains producing 6-HAP. In fact, we previously reported that some bacteria on our skin produce antimicrobial peptides that defend against pathogenic bacteria such as, Staph aureus ", said Gallo. (more...)
Congressman Don Young's Gun Control Statements Stir Up Controversy
- March 02, 2018

In the aftermath of the massacre, surviving students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have been vocal about the need for politicians to discuss gun control, while some politicians have suggested the answer is arming teachers and school security guards. (more...)
CFTC Gives Employees Permission to Trade in Cryptocurrencies
- March 02, 2018

As reported by Bloomberg , CFTC, the chief USA commodities regulator, is now allowing its employees to invest in cryptocurrencies. Davis said that while there is no restriction on buying or selling commodities including cryptocurrency per se, there is a blanket prohibition against transacting in futures and swaps. (more...)
Carpetright in talks with lenders after issuing profit warning Carpetright in talks with lenders after issuing profit warning
- March 02, 2018

Shares fell by 24% in early trading, having fallen by over 60% over the past 12 months. Although the important Easter trading period is still to come, Carpetright said that United Kingdom like-for-like sales remain below management expectations, with the group now expecting to report a "small underlying pre-tax loss" for the year ending 28 April 2018. (more...)
3 space station astronauts return to Earth 3 space station astronauts return to Earth
- March 02, 2018

Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin and United States astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Joseph Acaba from International Space Station (ISS) have landed safely in the Kazakh steppe, the Mission Control Center said Wednesday. They'd lived on the space station since September. He now has accrued 306 days in space on three flights. Both participated in Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) school contacts and other educational events. (more...)
Swiss National Bank Boosts Holdings in Sabra Health Care REIT Inc (SBRA)
- March 02, 2018

The firm owned 299,541 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after purchasing an additional 6,500 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 86.63% of the company's stock. State Street stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Therefore 43% are positive. Sabra Health Care REIT had a net margin of 39.04% and a return on equity of 7.19%. (more...)
Nokia 8810 First Look at MWC 2018 Nokia 8810 First Look at MWC 2018
- March 02, 2018

Nokia smartphones have been on the market again for a year, and some are saying that the original Nokia should have chosen Android in the first place. The new version will also come with Android Oreo 8.0 out of the box as part of Google's Android One initiative . Nokia 8 is available in April, the revamped 8110 in May. (more...)
Disneyland Paris to add Star Wars zone in $2.5 bn upgrade
- March 02, 2018

About 962 shares traded. Clinton Group Inc has 0.54% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board lifted its stake in Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS ) by 5.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. (more...)
Stocks Technical Analysis: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX), Thor Industries Inc. (THO) Stocks Technical Analysis: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX), Thor Industries Inc. (THO)
- March 02, 2018

A stock with a beta more than 1 means high volatile and less than 1 means low volatile. Valeant Pharmaceuticals ( VRX .N) ( VRX .TO), almost two years into Chief Executive Officer Joseph Papa's turnaround plan, on Wednesday told investors earnings and revenue would drop for one more year, before a projected return to growth in 2019. (more...)
IBM Retirement Fund Takes Position in Cintas Co. (NASDAQ:CTAS)
- March 02, 2018

Clarkston Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Cintas Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $18.33B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $25.11. $18.50 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. Of Vermont invested in 900 shares. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 2,333 shares. Finally, Novare Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Cintas during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $206,000. (more...)
Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW)
- March 02, 2018

About 1.68 million shares traded or 27.75% up from the average . (NYSE: PANW ) sales have annually surged 47.20% on average , however its earnings per share growth remained at 87.82%. $227,920 worth of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. Stanley-Laman Group Ltd decreased its stake in Palo Alto Networks (PANW) by 60.7% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Skepta & Rumoured Girlfriend Naomi Campbell Pose For 'Iconic' New GQ Magazine Cover Skepta & Rumoured Girlfriend Naomi Campbell Pose For 'Iconic' New GQ Magazine Cover
- March 02, 2018

When Naomi met Skepta', is the title of the feature in which the couple announced the relationship. While someone else said: "First Black Panther, now this royaltyyyyy I am crying". A source close to the fashionista revealed to The Sun: 'Naomi and Skepta have been meeting up for a string of secret dates. 'They are both very creative which is why they have hit it off with each other. (more...)
Is this insanely popular photo-sharing app the new Instagram? Is this insanely popular photo-sharing app the new Instagram?
- March 02, 2018

People are increasingly upset with algorithms in general, especially Instagram's . Apart from the fact that Instagram is the most popular photo and video-sharing platform now out there with over 800 million monthly active users, its big sister (or brother), Facebook certainly has its back. (more...)
Faster SanDisk Extreme 400GB microSDXC Card Launched Faster SanDisk Extreme 400GB microSDXC Card Launched
- March 02, 2018

This kind of high speeds become essential when you have to record videos at 8K resolution or while recording super-slow-motion videos where the read-write performance of the microSD cards is benchmarked. Western Digital, which acquired SanDisk for $ 19 billion in 2016, says that it's "transforming the mobile experience with new industry-leading mobile solutions created to enable consumers to better capture, share and enjoy rich content on their devices". (more...)
The Weinstein Company to Declare Bankruptcy The Weinstein Company to Declare Bankruptcy
- March 01, 2018

The deal, had it gone through, pegged The Weinstein Company's worth at $500 million-as Vulture pointed out, a relatively high price tag for a studio most of Hollywood wants nothing to do with. Plans had gone far enough for Contreras-Sweet to outline her plans for the company, including a name change and a rehauled workplace . Harvey Weinstein at the 2011 Time 100 gala. (more...)