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North and South Korea marched together under one flag at the Olympics North and South Korea marched together under one flag at the Olympics
- February 10, 2018

Even months ago, such an encounter would have been unthinkable. The two Koreas marched in behind a white flag that was emblazoned with a map of the Korean peninsula depicted in blue. While relations between North Korea and the US remain frosty, at best, worldwide pressure on Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapon ambitions will continue throughout the Games too, according to Wolfango Piccoli, co-president of risk consultancy Teneo Intelligence. (more...)
Winter Olympics: In security breach, spectator crashes opening ceremony twice in Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: In security breach, spectator crashes opening ceremony twice in Pyeongchang
- February 10, 2018

In December, Guterres dispatched United Nations political chief Jeffrey Feltman to Pyongyang for talks, but the envoy came back with no commitment from North Korea to hold negotiations on the nuclear standoff. A focus on diplomacy comes as a striking contrast to the last six months of the crisis over North Korea's unsanctioned nuclear program, which saw threats of war lobbed back and forth between Kim Jong Un and President Trump. (more...)
KFC and Taco Bell Will Start Offering Home Deliveries Across the Country KFC and Taco Bell Will Start Offering Home Deliveries Across the Country
- February 10, 2018

Institutional investors and hedge funds own 73.55% of the company's stock. The company has a current ratio of 1.42, a quick ratio of 1.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.55. The shares were sold at an average price of $83.46, for a total transaction of $77,367.42. Oppenheimer reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $85.00 price objective on shares of Yum! The disclosure for this sale can be found here. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ to Retain the 3.5mm Headphone Jack Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ to Retain the 3.5mm Headphone Jack
- February 10, 2018

The new Dex design is reported to allow the Galaxy S9 to function as a touch pad or even a keyboard. It's nearly confirmed now that Samsung will announce its most-awaited Galaxy S9 lineup at the Mobile World Congress ( MWC ) later this month in Barcelona, Spain. (more...)
Facebook tests downvote button to combat 'Fake News' Facebook tests downvote button to combat 'Fake News'
- February 10, 2018

The downvote for comments is being tested among a small group of users and of course there's no way to force yourself into that subset. This is how they will moderate the comments in future. In addition to being able to like or reply to comments, besides those two features, some users may also see "downvote" displayed. If Facebook had posted that statement as a comment we'd have clicked on whatever the "this is bad" button was. (more...)
Eagles ran fake walkthrough before Super Bowl in case Patriots were watching Eagles ran fake walkthrough before Super Bowl in case Patriots were watching
- February 10, 2018

The Eagles defeated the Patriots in one of the greatest games in Super Bowl history, preventing the defending champions from going back-to-back. According to an article written by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk , Lovato said that the Eagles ran a phony walk-through practice in Minneapolis prior to the Super Bowl just in case there was anything fishy going on with the Patriots potentially spying on them. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S6 to get the Android 8.0 Oreo update Samsung Galaxy S6 to get the Android 8.0 Oreo update
- February 10, 2018

There is no word on when the update will arrive. If you are still using Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Note 5 and waiting for the handset maker to announce the rollout of the latest software update, then this would be good news for you. Are any of you still rocking a Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, or Note? However, the smartphone was recently updated to Android 7.1 Nougat which is a slightly older version of Android. (more...)
Korean pride - South Koreans in Red Deer excited for Olympics Korean pride - South Koreans in Red Deer excited for Olympics
- February 10, 2018

South Korea won its first ever gold medal in the Winter Olympics in short-track speed skating at the 1992 Olympic Games in Albertville, France. The divided Koreas resumed their dialogue last month after a two-year hiatus to discuss the North's participation in the PyeongChang Olympics . (more...)
Asus ZenFone 5 Lite leaks out, shows off two dual cameras Asus ZenFone 5 Lite leaks out, shows off two dual cameras
- February 10, 2018

Similar to the company's older handset series , the ZenFone 5 will include multiple devices aimed at different types of users. In any case, the device will be stripped down version of the ZenFone 5, in terms of specs and features. The selfie cameras are accompanied by an LED flash. On the back, we can notice a vertically placed camera setup in the middle, with the LED-flash sitting next to it. (more...)
Twitter posts its first quarterly revenue as advert gross sales rise Twitter posts its first quarterly revenue as advert gross sales rise
- February 10, 2018

And to be fair, this is part of a trend: Last quarter, Twitter lost far less money than it did a year ago at the same time, with $21 million in red ink compared to $103 million lost in the third quarter of 2016. By comparison, Facebook went from 845m to 2.13B users in a similar timeframe. The compelling question is whether Twitter's popularity has been driven by Facebook's recent moves to restructure the news feed less in favour of advertiser and publisher content. (more...)
Google to Tweak Image Search to Help Protect Photographer Copyrights Google to Tweak Image Search to Help Protect Photographer Copyrights
- February 10, 2018

Photography and artwork from Getty Images can be seen across the web on everything from news sources to corporate websites. "We are encouraged by Google's approach to address our concerns and believe that with your help, we have fought for a fair and respectful marketplace for content creators around the world", Getty Images writes. (more...)
People can't stop making fun Team USA's gloves at the opening ceremony People can't stop making fun Team USA's gloves at the opening ceremony
- February 10, 2018

The Americans strutted their stuff in their official uniforms at the Winter Olympics Opening Uniforms, staying warms while looking hot! Many eyes were on Team USA as the delegates entered the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium. A local company- Butler Technologies- has done their part to keep the U.S. Olympic Team warm while they march tonight. "The uniform celebrates the American spirit, with iconic pieces updated with modern details and technical fabrications". (more...)
Softbank in talks to buy stake in Swiss Re
- February 10, 2018

Through its investment arm centred on the Vision Fund, the world's largest private equity fund, SoftBank has already funnelled $27.5 billion into tech firms around the world. SoftBank ( OTCPK:SFTBF , OTCPK:SFTBY ) plans to list its mobile carrier unit (Japan's third largest carrier) within the next year to strengthen its finances after years of notable acquisitions. (more...)
Koreas Share Handshake at Olympic Games Opening Koreas Share Handshake at Olympic Games Opening
- February 10, 2018

The white aircraft had Democratic People's Republic of Korea, North Korea's official name, inscribed in black in Korean on its side, followed by the North Korean flag. "The simple truth is that the time has come for North Korea to permanently abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile ambitions, to recognize there is no future as a member of the family of nations for a nuclear-empowered North Korea", he said. (more...)
East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.20
- February 10, 2018

The stock of East West Bancorp, Inc . Insiders own 0.88% of the company's stock. About 868,043 shares traded or 3.50% up from the average. East West Bancorp, Inc . FBR & Co cut shares of Great Western Bancorp from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $44.00 price objective for the company.in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. (more...)
Zayo Group (ZAYO) Price Target Raised to $43.00 at Morgan Stanley
- February 10, 2018

The stock appeared $20.14 above its 52-week highs and is down -6.31% for the last five trades. About 4.03M shares traded or 75.97% up from the average. (NYSE:ZAYO) for 2.99 million shares. Moreover, Jefferies Gp Ltd Company has 0.01% invested in Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. Donaldson Cap Lc stated it has 7,314 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. (more...)
Granite Investment Partners LLC Decreases Stake in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Granite Investment Partners LLC Decreases Stake in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
- February 10, 2018

Ao Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Activision Blizzard Inc ( ATVI ) by 7.8% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Iridian Asset Management Llc sold 131,009 shares as the company's stock rose 23.27% with the market. (more...)
Happy Teddy Day 2018: Best WhatsApp Messages, GIF Images, Facebook Greetings & Cute SMSes to Wish Your Partner Happy Teddy Day 2018: Best WhatsApp Messages, GIF Images, Facebook Greetings & Cute SMSes to Wish Your Partner
- February 10, 2018

Everyone loves a teddy bear, many are being treasured by the owners and there is always a room to welcome another one in the family. If you wish to propose her marriage, this will make for an ideal gift. Yes, want to gift teddy to your love, but still confused where to find mushy teddy to make your loves "Teddy Day" special for your partner. WhatsApp Message Reads: On Teddy Bear Day, I am sending you my love, but saving all the hugs till we meet again. (more...)
Sony Is Asking Users About PSN Name Changes With a Secret Survey Sony Is Asking Users About PSN Name Changes With a Secret Survey
- February 10, 2018

The correspondence does stress that it "can't be sure whether this feature will be added or not, but we can be sure your opinions on the matter will be heard". As indicated in the questionnaire, the introduction of this novelty would allow you to change your name several times without any additional cost, but you could do it only once every six months. (more...)
Sailor Brinkley Cook and Paulina Porizkova Poses Nude for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Sailor Brinkley Cook and Paulina Porizkova Poses Nude for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit
- February 10, 2018

Sports Illustrated's 2018 swimsuit issue is expected to hit news stands next Tuesday February 13th. In a feature on the issue , Vanity Fair explored the creative vision of editor MJ Day and her creative team. As the Me Too movement takes hold in the entertainment industry, Sports Illustrated's annual Swimsuit Issue is responding with an empowering photo shoot of its own. (more...)