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Facebook Live Hanging Victim's Mother Speaks Out About Horrific Video Facebook Live Hanging Victim's Mother Speaks Out About Horrific Video
- April 29, 2017

The ministry in turn contacted Facebook on Tuesday, and the videos were taken down at 5pm that day, almost a day after they had been uploaded. Local police told Reuters the alleged killer, 20-year-old Wuttisan Wongtalay , was paranoid his wife, Jiranuch Triratana, was going to leave him. (more...)
Nintendo's hardware chief Genyo Takeda is retiring after 45 years Nintendo's hardware chief Genyo Takeda is retiring after 45 years
- April 29, 2017

Genyo Takeda now holds the title of representative director at Nintendo and also serves as a Technology Fellow alongside Miyamoto. Everyone at IGN would like to wish Takeda-san luck in his retirement. He developed the analog stick controller for the Nintendo 64 and led development of the Wii. Following the passing of Satoru Iwata in 2015, Takeda was serving as a "Technology Fellow" as a part of the Nintendo board. (more...)
Macedonia crisis: European Commissioners condemn attacks on MPs in Skopje Macedonia crisis: European Commissioners condemn attacks on MPs in Skopje
- April 29, 2017

He says the violence marks "a sad day for Macedonia". "The acts of violence in the Parliament are wholly unacceptable and we call for calm and restraint", Mogherini and Hahn said. Belgrade leaders have warned that any instability in Macedonia reflects on the entire Balkans. The European Union has condemned the violence that swept Macedonia's parliament and said that the cornerstones of democracy should be respected. (more...)
FIR against seven petrol pumps for using cheating chips, 23 arrested FIR against seven petrol pumps for using cheating chips, 23 arrested
- April 29, 2017

As many as 15 electronic chips and 29 remote controls have been recovered from the seven petrol pumps. Petrol pumps install a chip inside the fuel dispensing machine, which is created to reduce the fuel output by almost five to ten per cent. (more...)
Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC)
- April 29, 2017

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. increased its stake in Western Digital Corp by 926.9% in the third quarter. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Western Digital Corp from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $95.00 price target for the company in a research note on Friday, April 21st. (more...)
Facebook To Make The Camera Its Augmented Reality Platform Facebook To Make The Camera Its Augmented Reality Platform
- April 29, 2017

Friends you haven't seen for ages, scattered around the world, smile and talk to each other across a table - a virtual table, in a virtual world, seen through a virtual reality headset. This takes a bit of the air out of Zuckerberg's big speech, where he proudly declared that Facebook is making the camera the next AR platform. The company launched them previous year in Messenger but they were over-hyped and not many people use them. (more...)
Samsung fans rejoice, Galaxy Note 8 confirmed Samsung fans rejoice, Galaxy Note 8 confirmed
- April 29, 2017

Samsung's first quarter (Q1) financial results for 2017 are out. Later, when Korea Investment and Securities analyst Yoo Jong Woo suggested that a delay in the Galaxy S8's release, combined with strong demand, might have created a "supply bottleneck", an unidentified Samsung representative assured listeners there was no such thing, and that while it would be "difficult" for the company to provide a sales target for the S8 and S8 Plus, it would be "exerting our best effort to record the ... (more...)
Intel's profits in first quarter rise near 45% Intel's profits in first quarter rise near 45%
- April 28, 2017

As for the company's upcoming product launches, Intel would only talk in broad strokes: 'We feel great about our annual cadence of product innovations with new product launches planned this year , ' Intel's chief financial officer Bob Swan told press and analysts during the call, 'including Skylake for data centre, eighth-generation Core, 64-tier 3D NAND SSDs, and further extensions to our Optane product line. (more...)
Baahubali 2 Box Office Collection Day 1: 90-95% Occupancy across India Baahubali 2 Box Office Collection Day 1: 90-95% Occupancy across India
- April 28, 2017

ALSO READ | Baahubali 2: Have you filled out a leave form yet? No high-profile film has hit the theatres for a long time, the last one being Rajinikanth's Kabali in 2016 and this has increased the hunger in movie-lovers for a standout entertaining humdinger of a movie and Baahubali 2 promises to be that and more. (more...)
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Ford plant near Detroit Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Ford plant near Detroit
- April 28, 2017

The social media pioneer experienced a modern-day Ford assembly line , helping assemble for Ford F-150 pickup truck. Zuckerberg even signed the inspection sticker on one of the vehicles that'll soon be owned by a surprised driver. "Working at Ford is a long term thing", he wrote. Imagine spending 10 hours a day in ill-fitting shoes, while having to repeat a set of tasks about 650 times a day, every 52 seconds. (more...)
Angela Merkel demands dialogue before Brexit Angela Merkel demands dialogue before Brexit
- April 28, 2017

In her toughest message on Brexit to date, Ms Merkel pledged the European Union would put its interests first and manage the negotiations in its chosen way. The EU says questions about Northern Ireland are among those that must be resolved as part of the Brexit divorce agreement before talks can begin on a future EU-UK trade deal. (more...)
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Shares Sold by Auxier Asset Management
- April 28, 2017

Nevertheless, its exposure to currency volatility due to huge worldwide presence, and integration risks from acquisitions raises concern. The quarterly company earnings release is usually highly anticipated. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 5th. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.85%. Marsh & Mclennan Cos Inc now has $38.39B valuation. (more...)
Pre-orders for Samsung S8, S8+ reach 80000 units in India Pre-orders for Samsung S8, S8+ reach 80000 units in India
- April 28, 2017

However, designing such bezel-less screen is a challenging task. A new report claims that Samsung is going to release the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 in South Korea by June this year. It has some anxious that the company may come up with some sort of fingerprint reader dongle , similar to the headphone adapter it included with iPhone 7, which got rid of the traditional headphone jack. (more...)
Acer Announces New 2-in-1s, Ultrabooks and Gaming Notebooks Acer Announces New 2-in-1s, Ultrabooks and Gaming Notebooks
- April 28, 2017

With a 27-inch Full HD wide viewing angle display, and a specially designed subwoofer that offers powerfully deep bass, this all-in-one provides entertainment with a punch. The Swift 3 series starts from $599 and the Swift 1 series starts from $329. It comes with a brushed aluminium body and feels robust. Available with 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch displays, they include overclockable NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or 1050Ti GPU combined with a 7th Gen Intel Core i7 (7700HQ) or i5 processor (7300HQ) for ... (more...)
Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) Shares Bought by Archford Capital Strategies LLC
- April 28, 2017

Concannon Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,605 shares of the company's stock valued at $119,000 after buying an additional 405 shares during the period. If you are reading this story on another site, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA & worldwide copyright and trademark law. A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. (more...)
Shah Rukh Khan charms global audience at TED Talks Shah Rukh Khan charms global audience at TED Talks
- April 28, 2017

Shah Rukh, who earlier delivered motivational and inspirational speeches, as he received the honorary doctorate from the University of Edinburg , and Hyderabad's Maulana Azad National Urdu University , will continue to charm the audience as he will be interacting with the audience for almost 18 minutes about Technology, Entertainment, and Design (TED). (more...)
What happens next in the high-stakes Georgia runoff What happens next in the high-stakes Georgia runoff
- April 28, 2017

But among Democrats, there is optimism that Ossoff's campaign may provide a blueprint for future races, with midterm elections coming up next year. Republican Karen Handel , 55, a former Georgia secretary of state, won 19.8 percent, and will face Ossoff in the June 20 runoff. (more...)
Mobile quarterly profit up, new subscribers top estimates Mobile quarterly profit up, new subscribers top estimates
- April 28, 2017

In total, AT&T's operating revenue dropped three percent, and this was mostly attributed to low sales of phones - the lowest in the company's history. Reuters reported in February that Sprint's controlling shareholder, SoftBank Group Corp 9984.T , was positioning itself for deal talks with T-Mobile's top shareholder, Deutsche Telekom AG DTEGn.DE , once the airwaves auction ended. (more...)
Here is the debut trailer for Call of Duty: WWII Here is the debut trailer for Call of Duty: WWII
- April 28, 2017

Likewise, the post makes mention that more information regarding multiplayer and the zombie mode will be revealed during E3 of this year. The return of the Call of Duty franchise to a more grounded version compared to the futuristic setting last seen in Call of Duty : Infinite Warfare was hinted earlier this year in an Activision earnings call. (more...)
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) & Juniper Networks, Inc
- April 28, 2017

Juniper Networks has a payout ratio of 23.3% indicating that its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 2.57% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.44%. According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at 7.6 percent, SMA50 is 7.04 percent, while SMA200 is 16.07 percent. The company has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -47.90%. (more...)