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Two new planets orbiting distant suns Two new planets orbiting distant suns
- December 18, 2017

Kepler-90i is one of those worlds. And its eight planets dance around the star in much closer orbits than the ones in our own Solar System. Like Earth , this new planet, Keplar-90i, is the third rock from its sun. So far, scientists have confirmed around 2,500 exoplanets , with 30 of those potentially being Earth-like planets located within their stars' habitable zones where liquid water could exist. (more...)
Two police officers seriously injured after being hit by Maserati Two police officers seriously injured after being hit by Maserati
- December 18, 2017

Scotland Yard said one officer remained in a critical condition while the other was seriously injured. He has been taken to a north London police station where he remains in custody. The officers, who are based in Brent borough, had been at the location helping with police enquiries in connection with an unrelated matter. "It is incidents such as this that act as a stark reminder of the uncertainties of police work and the dangers that officers face every day", she said. (more...)
Amazon to resume sales of Google Chomecast in olive branch
- December 17, 2017

But that's likely to change very soon. Whether Amazon's decision to sell Chromecast will ease tensions with Google is unclear, but for now nothing has changed as far as YouTube is concerned. That brings us to today, a day when both devices have returned to the online store, though orders aren't being taken yet. Today, however, when we asked Google for comment on Chromecast's return to Amazon and whether this paves the way for reinstating YouTube support to Amazon's products, we received ... (more...)
The Great Lakes Advisors LLC Acquires 53318 Shares of Sysco Corporation (SYY)
- December 17, 2017

Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX) has risen 35.11% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.47% the S&P500. Jody Lanasa decreased its stake in Cresud S A C I F Y A (CRESY) by 5.88% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Position Reduced by Perigon Wealth Management LLC
- December 17, 2017

The stock increased 1.47% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $51.11. About 18.83 million shares traded or 52.32% up from the average. Lowe's Companies, Inc. Arizona State Retirement System owns 19,300 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Lowe Brockenbrough Co Inc invested in 165,288 shares. Institutional investors own 73.33% of the company's stock. (more...)
Analysts See $0.17 EPS for Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)
- December 17, 2017

The stock increased 3.15% or $1.57 during the last trading session, reaching $51.35. About 9.39 million shares traded or 117.17% up from the average. Kinder Morgan, Inc. Its down 0.02, from 1.03 in 2017Q1. It also reduced its holding in Siliconware Precision Industri (NASDAQ:SPIL) by 345,114 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 426,527 shares, and cut its stake in Magyar Telekom Telecommunicati. (more...)
'Don't contest in 2019' - Fayose greets Buhari at 75 with a caveat 'Don't contest in 2019' - Fayose greets Buhari at 75 with a caveat
- December 17, 2017

Represented by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji Muhammad Musa Bello, the President said celebrating 100 years as a political capital is by no means a child's play and saying he was happy this was happening under a progressive government. (more...)
Updates as agency reveals MYSTERIOUS news in hunt for alien life Updates as agency reveals MYSTERIOUS news in hunt for alien life
- December 17, 2017

That might mean that planets that formed farther out somehow migrated in toward the star, Vanderburg said. "But Kepler 90i is probably not a place I'd like to go visit". This artist's illustration shows Kepler on its hunt for exoplanets. In the process, they found an overlooked planet that's now named Kepler-90i. For all their success with Kepler, Nasa scientists knew that more planets lay hidden in the telescope's observations, but the signals were so weak they were hard to spot. (more...)
Rudy Gobert will miss 1 month with knee injury, per report Rudy Gobert will miss 1 month with knee injury, per report
- December 17, 2017

Gobert missed 11 games this season after he suffered a bone bruise in his right knee in early November. The Frenchman has been dealing with a bone bruise, as well as the confirmed PCL strain according to Charania. Despite injuries, Gobert has had a solid season himself. Obviously the Jazz can't be happy to be missing such a huge part of their team, especially on defense, but they showed last time they can survive without Gobert. (more...)
Google Chromecast returning to Amazon in possible de-escalation of YouTube dispute Google Chromecast returning to Amazon in possible de-escalation of YouTube dispute
- December 17, 2017

Among the listings is the 32GB version and the 64GB version of Apple TV 4K as well as a standard 4th-gen Apple TV and Google's Chromecast and premium Chromecast Ultra . The move to resume Apple TV sales follows Amazon launching a version of its Prime Video application for Apple TV users earlier this month. Amazon is pushing deeper into Google's turf of online advertising and Google is moving into Amazon's territory of e-commerce and smart speakers, which seems to be causing tensions ... (more...)
Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Expected to Miss One Month Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Expected to Miss One Month
- December 17, 2017

Gobert has a sprained PCL and a bone bruise. Gobert is averaging 11.6 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game this season. All but one of their next eight games are against teams that rank Top 10 in overall net rating so far this season. (more...)
Achmea Investment Management BV Sells 3062 Shares of Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)
- December 17, 2017

Electronic Arts Inc develops, markets, publishes and distributes games, content and services that can be played by consumers on a range of platforms, which include consoles, personal computers (PCs), mobile phones and tablets. Alyeska Gru Limited Partnership owns 4.26M shares. Eagle Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in Electronic Arts by 4.4% during the third quarter. Since June 16, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 23 selling transactions for $27.68 million activity. (more...)
Were Analysts Bearish Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) This Week?
- December 17, 2017

The institutional investor held 56,877 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $7.03 million, down from 60,151 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Evercore ISI reissued an "outperform" rating on shares of Accenture PLC in a research note on Saturday, March 25th. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 179,083 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $24,181,577.49. (more...)
Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds
- December 17, 2017

After the latest session, which saw the stock close at a price of $3.64, CHK sits below its 52-week high. About 40.68M shares traded or 57.33% up from the average. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership increased Euronet Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:EEFT) stake by 148,946 shares to 172,746 valued at $15.09 million in 2017Q2. (more...)
Marshall defeats Colorado State in Gildan New Mexico Bowl Marshall defeats Colorado State in Gildan New Mexico Bowl
- December 17, 2017

Senior quarterback Nick Stevens ended his prolific season with a 25-for-52 performance for 320 yards and two touchdowns. Big plays by the Marshall Thundering Herd sunk the Colorado State Rams . Colorado State needed a furious comeback to even make a game of it. Marshall had a 31-14 lead with 19 minutes left, and it would've been more if the Thundering Herd hadn't stalled and kicked a field goal at the CSU 4-yard line . (more...)
China's Top Phone Makers Poised to Challenge Apple on Home Turf
- December 17, 2017

If they're able to strike deals with the United States carriers, Xiaomi and Huawei could pose a threat to Apple's leadership in the U.S. smartphone market. The talks haven't been finalized and the deals might fail to materialize for either company, Bloomberg noted. The U.S. phone market is dominated by Apple and Samsung Electronics Co. (more...)
OnePlus 5 receives Open Beta 2, no Face Unlock yet OnePlus 5 receives Open Beta 2, no Face Unlock yet
- December 17, 2017

The company has pushed the first update about a month ago for the same phone which gets its second Oreo Beta update. Users must go to settings to Face Unlock feature in OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. Issues related to widgets and shortcuts, a reboot issue when using picture-in-picture and bugs related to parallel apps have also been fixed. The camera app would also receive some UI improvements as well. (more...)
Osborne Partners Capital Management Boosted Schlumberger LTD (SLB) Holding by $433680; Oppenheimer
- December 17, 2017

The oil and gas company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.42. Van Den Berg Management I Inc who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $86.01B market cap company. (more...)
What's Next for iRobot Corporation (IRBT) After Today's Significant Increase?
- December 17, 2017

ALBKF's SI was 1.17M shares in December as released by FINRA. Benchmark maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, October 17 report. Commonwealth Equity Svcs Inc reported 0% in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT ). The other 3, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy iRobot Corporation versus those who think you should sell it. The stock of iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT ) earned "Buy" rating by Needham on Thursday, October 27. (more...)
JMP Securities Cuts Criteo (NASDAQ:CRTO) Stock To a "Market Perform" Rating
- December 17, 2017

It has underperformed by 5.59% the S&P500. 5,460 are owned by Pictet And Cie (Europe) Sa. The institutional investor held 880,000 shares of the advertising company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $43.16 million, up from 740,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)