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Facebook shares increase by mobile ad growth
- January 30, 2016

Net profit for the full year climbed to US$3.7 billion from US$2.9 billion in 2014, while revenue jumped to US$17.9 billion from US$12.5 billion. Facebook Inc. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what's going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them. (more...)
NASA spacewalk suspended after possible leak in astronaut's helmet
- January 30, 2016

The crew was in no danger, so made a relaxed and orderly return. Shortly after flight director Royce Renfrew at mission control learned of the dampness in Kopra's helmet, he chose to cut short the spacewalk. "Wishing you a happy stroll outdoors in the universe", British musician Sir Paul McCartney said on Twitter . "We have spent many hours working in our spacesuits, "floating" in the largest swimming pool on Earth with a Space Station mockup", he wrote in a blog post . (more...)
Galaxy S7 leaked image could leave Samsung fans hugely disappointed
- January 29, 2016

This report follows many repeated rumors that the Galax S7 may feature a 3,000mAh battery, while the Galaxy S7 Edge may feature a 3,600mAh battery. The catch here is that you must choose two devices of the same manufacturer because you can't get two devices from two different manufacturers. The Reuters report does not mention if Samsung will provide a similar warranty with hardware repairs for smartphones sold through the rumored phone upgrade program. (more...)
Astronaut Tim Peake becomes first to spacewalk under British flag
- January 29, 2016

NASA said that the situation was not an emergency and insisted neither spacewalker was in danger. European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake pictured during his 4 hour 43 minute spacewalk to replace a failed power regulator and install cabling on the International Space Station. (more...)
Apple developing wireless chargers for iPhone and iPad
- January 29, 2016

The drop in share price on Wednesday is expected to be compounded by a decline in the broader US markets, which have been hit by a fall in oil prices and uncertainty before the Federal Reserve's first policy statement this year. "We are not seeing any meaningful upgrades" or significant new features, wrote Rosenblatt Securities analyst Jun Zhang. Unit sales typically drop over the next few quarters, picking up after the next iPhone launch. (more...)
Mobile adds Amazon Video, WWE Network, others to Binge On Mobile adds Amazon Video, WWE Network, others to Binge On
- January 29, 2016

The company reports that customers in the program are watching more than twice the video since the Binge On was introduced. For folks that want to want high-definition video on mobile, T-Mobile has always offered the ability to disable Binge On. (more...)
Zika Mosquitos Moving North, But So Far No Threat
- January 29, 2016

According to a release from the commission , the patient, who lives in Boston , contracted Zika while traveling overseas in a region where the virus has been spreading. In May 2015, Brazil reported its first case of Zika virus disease. "If you've been thinking about traveling to warmer climates or have been catching a few news stories, you may have heard about something called the Zika virus - a disease spread primarily through mosquito bites". (more...)
Donald Trump campaign silent on veterans' groups receiving funds Donald Trump campaign silent on veterans' groups receiving funds
- January 29, 2016

Trump supported the idea of Fox giving Kelly the boot if he threatened to not show up. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Trump is "a little teddy bear" and mocks his rivals for seeking the "witness protection program" instead of attacking Trump also. (more...)
Facebook Shares Soar As Mobile Drives Big Jump In Ad Sales
- January 29, 2016

Reporting fourth quarter earnings after market close Wednesday, Facebook released a slew of new metrics showcasing its strength in mobile. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. (more...)
Astronaut Becomes First Briton to Walk in Space Astronaut Becomes First Briton to Walk in Space
- January 28, 2016

The spacewalk had been expected to last about six hours, but had to be cut short due to a "a small amount of water" in Kopra's helmet, NASA tweeted. Michael López-Alegría, a NASA astronaut with the most cumulative spacewalk hours, told BBC News the astronauts were well prepared for the mission. (more...)
Instagram and Messenger help Facebook Q4 profits to surge to €1.4bn
- January 28, 2016

You can seethe company's full financial results for 2015 and also their quarter four results at the link below. Facebook generated $5.841 billion in revenue and earnings of 79 cents per share for the final quarter of 2015, beating forecasts of $5.36 billion and 68 cents per share. (more...)
19 in the USA infected with Zika Virus, per report
- January 28, 2016

In Brazil, health officials have noticed a sharp spike in cases of those birth defects amid the Zika virus outbreak; the connection is still being investigated. In New Zealand, the Ministry of Health has advised pregnant women to avoid travelling to areas with the disease. Compounding fears is the fact that the Aedes aegypti , the mosquito that carries the virus, has been detected in 12 of California's 58 counties, including in the San Gabriel Valley in East Los Angeles. (more...)
Will Apple's future growth rely on hardware or services? Will Apple's future growth rely on hardware or services?
- January 28, 2016

Worries about iPhone's sales growth pummeled Apple Inc .'s shares on Wednesday, allowing Google's parent Alphabet Inc.to narrow the gap for the crown of the world's largest company by market value. In addition, the United States dollar's continuing strength is a cause for concern for the tech giant. "The Brazilian real is down more than 40 per cent and the Russian rouble has declined more than 50 per cent", he said. (more...)
Obama Calls For More Active Steps To Stop The Zika Virus Obama Calls For More Active Steps To Stop The Zika Virus
- January 28, 2016

Compounding fears is the fact that the Aedes aegypti , the mosquito that carries the virus, has been detected in 12 of California's 58 counties, including in the San Gabriel Valley in East Los Angeles. According to Epidemiologist Jussi Sane at the National Institute for Health and Welfare, the man who had fallen ill due to Zika virus after visiting the Maldives last June had not been severely infected and had been sent home after a quick treatment. (more...)
Street Fighter V included in 2016 Evo tournaments Street Fighter V included in 2016 Evo tournaments
- January 28, 2016

The popular fighting video game tournament's organizer, Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar, announced the official lineup on January 26th via live stream. In the past, the tournament's been held in a hotel ballroom, so this year's move to the Las Vegas Convention Center is a major step up in terms of production. (more...)
Xbox Live Games With Gold Announced For February 2016 Xbox Live Games With Gold Announced For February 2016
- January 27, 2016

With the Xbox One games that are brought to the Xbox Live Games with Gold Service all being on the Backwards Compatibility list this means that the entire list should be available for Xbox One owners. It's coming to your Xbox One on February 1. This game continues the story of Marcus Fenix and the gang from the first Gears of War . It's a game that's previously been offered as part of the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection, so many of you have probably already played it. (more...)
United Nations boss' comments United Nations boss' comments "give a tailwind to terrorism - Netanyahu"
- January 27, 2016

In his speech, Ban Ki-moon explained that oppressed people naturally react to occupation. An Israeli woman stabbed by two Palestinians in a West Bank settlement has died of her wounds, a spokesperson for Hadassah hospital in Jerusalem said on Tuesday. (more...)
Clinton, Sanders at odds over newly proposed NH debate
- January 27, 2016

There are massive gender and age gaps between Clinton and Sanders. We'll bet you can guess which one of them took which side. "We are a very intelligent class", said one of the Washington students participating, sophomore Brian Huston, 15, who was in an advanced placement class that saw no votes for Trump. (more...)
Moon landing not fake we would know by now it were Moon landing not fake we would know by now it were
- January 27, 2016

Therefore, the moon landings, which took place in 1969 and involved at least 411,000 Nasa employees, could not have been faked and kept secret until now, according to the formula. Is there actually a cure for cancer, suppressed by pharmaceutical companies in order to protect valuable "alternative" medicines? But if everyone from Novartis, Pfizer, Roche, Sanofi, Merck and Co, and Johnson and Johnson, to GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca were involved it would amount to 714,000 people and the ... (more...)
Apple: We Have 1 Billion Active Devices
- January 27, 2016

Gross margin for the quarter was 40.1 percent compared to 39.9 percent in the year-ago quarter, with worldwide sales accounting for 66 percent of revenue. Maestri admitted that although revenue in Greater China rose by 14% in the quarter, the company is starting to see a shift in the economy, particularly in Hong Kong. (more...)

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