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Elon Musk posts photo of vehicle in space Elon Musk posts photo of vehicle in space
- February 12, 2018

Not only is it headed toward Mars, but nearly to the dwarf planet Ceres in the asteroid belt. Elon Musk posted it, showing their " Starman " wearing a SpaceX astronaut suit, while sitting in the cherry red electric auto. It's likely that the testing of the BFR will occur at the newest SpaceX launch site in south Texas, near Brownsville. It's the landing part that's especially hard, he noted, especially at the speed the craft will be traveling when it comes in for a touchdown on another ... (more...)
Xiaomi Mi TV 4 teased, could be launched alongside Redmi Note 5 Xiaomi Mi TV 4 teased, could be launched alongside Redmi Note 5
- February 12, 2018

Last week in Mobile world was full of new smartphone announcements, at least in India. Recently a Twitter client has posted complete details of the upcoming Redmi Note 5 Smartphone and claims that the organization will likewise launch the Redmi Note 5 Pro on Valentine's Day. (more...)
Intel's drones light up Winter Olympics with record-breaking flight Intel's drones light up Winter Olympics with record-breaking flight
- February 12, 2018

Check out this large-scale gizmo marvel. Intel also previously partnered with Disney for a 300-drone light show at Disney World in Orlando. An Intel spokeswoman confirmed to HuffPost that the maneuvers over Pyeongchang were prerecorded. Wired reports that Intel made some minor adjustments to the drones' rotor cage design, allowing for more stability in the cold, windy climate. Viewers of the opening ceremony at the Olympics got a new view of the evolution of drones. (more...)
Winter Olympics: South Korea probes cyber shutdown during opening ceremony Winter Olympics: South Korea probes cyber shutdown during opening ceremony
- February 12, 2018

Of course, if North Korea moves forward with new provocations - such as missile or nuclear tests - all bets are off. Officials in Tokyo suspect the North is trying to chip away at the united front that groups the US together with its East Asian allies amid biting worldwide sanctions on the hermit country. (more...)
ONGC Led Indian Consortium to Acquire 10% Stake in Lower Zakum Concession ONGC Led Indian Consortium to Acquire 10% Stake in Lower Zakum Concession
- February 12, 2018

Sources told Reuters that the ONGC-led consortium would get up to a 10-percent stake in one of the areas of the concession. The concession deal "will help India meet its growing demand for energy and refined products, create opportunities for ADNOC to increase its market share in a key growth market, and build a solid foundation as ADNOC explores potential worldwide investments, particularly focused on downstream opportunities", ADNOC's Chief Executive Sultan al-Jaber said in the statement. (more...)
Government websites hit by cryptocurrency mining malware Government websites hit by cryptocurrency mining malware
- February 12, 2018

Scott Helme, an IT security consultant, raised the alarm about the malware after he received a message from a friend whose antivirus software had detected an issue after visiting a United Kingdom government website. "Texthelp can report that no customer data has been accessed or lost". The company added that "This was a criminal act and a thorough investigation is now underway" by an independent security company. (more...)
Splatoon 2's Marina and Pearl getting amiibo soon Splatoon 2's Marina and Pearl getting amiibo soon
- February 12, 2018

The amiibo are of Splatfest hosts Pearl and Marina, an they'll be available in a two-pack later this year for $25 Dollars. Nintendo of America's Twitter said "later this year". A new map, as well as new dualies, will be added into the game. As of right now neither the map or weapon have a concrete release date but they'll likely be available sometime soon. (more...)
Fox Factory (FOXF) Lowered to Strong Sell at BidaskClub
- February 11, 2018

It has underperformed by 2.48% the S&P500. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.37, for a total transaction of $393,700.00. Conestoga Capital Advisors Llc, which manages about $1.75 billion and $2.26B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wageworks Inc (NYSE:WAGE) by 345,272 shares to 1.07 million shares, valued at $64.82 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
FleetCor Technologies' (FLT) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
- February 11, 2018

Montag & Caldwell Llc who had been investing in Fleetcor Technologies Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.83 billion market cap company. The firm has "Neutral" rating by H.C. Wainwright given on Friday, October 28. Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. (more...)
Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) Shares Bought by Engineers Gate Manager LP
- February 11, 2018

The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 4.69% and Monthly Volatility of 2.91%. Stratos Wealth Partners Ltd bought 16,263 shares as the company's stock declined 6.73% while stock markets rallied. BMO Capital Markets reissued an "outperform" rating and set a $174.00 price objective (up previously from $157.00) on shares of Mastercard in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. (more...)
Officials Apologize, Backtrack After Sanctions Keep Iranian Athletes from Olympics Swag Officials Apologize, Backtrack After Sanctions Keep Iranian Athletes from Olympics Swag
- February 11, 2018

However, the International Olympic Committee decided that the phones could not be given to Iranian and North Korean athletes due to United Nations sanctions imposed on the two countries. In a press release to the Tehran Times , the ambassador said, "The Embassy of the Republic of Korea confirms that the unwise decision yesterday (Feb. (more...)
Twitter Turned in a Profit For The First Time, Shares Surge Twitter Turned in a Profit For The First Time, Shares Surge
- February 11, 2018

That was despite the number of people using the social network coming in below expectations. The social media giant posted a profit of $91m in the fourth quarter of 2017, recovering from a $167m loss a year earlier, after cutting costs. In October a year ago, Twitter had suggested a profit was likely as it sought to cut costs, but both profit and revenue outstripped investors' expectations. (more...)
Officials Investigating Possible Cyberattack At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Officials Investigating Possible Cyberattack At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
- February 11, 2018

North Korea conducted its largest nuclear test past year and said it had developed a missile capable of carrying a warhead to the United States. A senior administration official aboard Pence's airplane also told reporters that South Korea and Japan "are solidly with our alliance and the need to continue and intensify economic sanctions". (more...)
Nine Turkish soldiers killed in action in Syria's Afrin in one day Nine Turkish soldiers killed in action in Syria's Afrin in one day
- February 11, 2018

According to the Kremlin, the state heads noted the importance of continuing cooperation between Russia, Turkey and Iran to promote the Syrian peace process, and discussed trilateral contacts at various levels in the future. Civilian casualties continued to rise over 150, he noted, with tens of thousands of others displaced from border areas into central Afrin, a self-declared canton isolated from the rest of the de facto Kurdish autonomous region toward the east. (more...)
ASU women's basketball lose 77-62 to USC Trojans ASU women's basketball lose 77-62 to USC Trojans
- February 11, 2018

It was a sign of Alkins' offensive fortitude, and a sign of the team's cohesiveness after a series of tough games against the Huskies and Bruins. Alkins missed the first nine games of the season after having foot surgery and then missed three other games in January because of pain in that foot. (more...)
NBC will livestream key Olympic moments on Snapchat NBC will livestream key Olympic moments on Snapchat
- February 11, 2018

NBC's coverage of the first night of Olympic competition from PyeongChang, South Korea , generated Total Audience Delivery of 17.2 million, down 14% from the 20 million who watched the games four years ago in Sochi, Russia. Archived footage will also be moved from Stamford to Pyeongchang, as required for editorial purposes. The setup also includes FileCatalyst Central to monitor and administer the deployment, and FileCatalyst Direct server and client applications. (more...)
Rob Porter Says 'Very Strongly' That He's Innocent, 'We Wish Him Well' Rob Porter Says 'Very Strongly' That He's Innocent, 'We Wish Him Well'
- February 11, 2018

CNN reported earlier Friday that sources familiar with the matter said Trump believes Hicks let her relationship with Porter-whom she reportedly became romantically involved with-muddle her judgement in drafting a statement in Porter's defense when news of his ex-wives' domestic abuse allegations broke Tuesday. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Stake Decreased by HL Financial Services LLC
- February 11, 2018

It has outperformed by 25.59% the S&P500. Goelzer Investment Management Inc.'s holdings in Adobe Systems were worth $2,453,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Shares for $32.66 million were sold by NARAYEN SHANTANU on Wednesday, January 24. Lewnes Ann had sold 1,953 shares worth $297,032. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.2 in 2017 Q3. (more...)
Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. Buys 13214 Shares of Transocean LTD (RIG)
- February 11, 2018

Russell Hawkins increased its stake in Transocean Ltd ( RIG ) by 2047.95% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd bought 22,500 shares as the company's stock rose 14.85% with the market. (NYSE: RIG ). Veritable Lp owns 36605 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 48 were reported by Kistler. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado accumulated 5,194 shares. (more...)
Google fined Rs 136 crore by Competition Commission of India Google fined Rs 136 crore by Competition Commission of India
- February 10, 2018

Complaints in India were lodged against Google in 2012, including by online matrimonial site Bharat Matrimony and the nonprofit consumer protection group Consumer Unity and Trust Society. The CCI provided an example of Google's search bias stating that when users searched for flights, they were directed towards Google's own flight search page, which the CCI believes disadvantages other businesses trying to gain market access. (more...)