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Samsung Note 7 recall to cost at least $5.3 billion
- October 14, 2016

Samsung Electronics has today slashed its third-quarter profit estimate by 33.3%, citing fallout from the recall nightmare surrounding its scrapped Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. That includes 1 million original Galaxy Note 7 devices, and 900,000 replacement models out there in the wild. Softening the blow: The Note counts toward less than 10% of the total volume of smartphones Samsung ships worldwide, says IDC analyst Ramon Llamas. (more...)
Dylan's home state proud over Nobel Prize
- October 14, 2016

It's the same way with Bob Dylan. "His repertoire stretches from folk songs in the Appalachians, delta blues in the south, all the way to Rimbaud, of French modernism". "I think it's more of a minority, now that he's got increasing respect for all of the different kinds of songs that he sings". It is the ultimate ascension for the man who set off a lasting debate over whether lyrics, especially rock lyrics, can be regarded as art. (more...)
Can QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) Grow Their Earnings? Analyst Perspectives in Scope Can QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) Grow Their Earnings? Analyst Perspectives in Scope
- October 14, 2016

While looking at the Stock's Performance, QUALCOMM Incorporated now shows a Weekly Performance of -0.88%, where Monthly Performance is 6.17%, Quarterly performance is 21.56%, 6 Months performance is 29.6% and yearly performance percentage is 18.69%. (more...)
The Fifth Generation of the Honda CR-V has Arrived The Fifth Generation of the Honda CR-V has Arrived
- October 14, 2016

In addition to Greensburg, which up to now only has assembled the Civic and the Civic-based Acura ILX, Honda will continue building the CR-V at its East Liberty, OH, and Alliston, ON, Canada, plants. Both engine options are paired to a CVT transmission with Honda G-Shift control logic. The current two-wheel-drive model gets an estimated 32 mpg on the highway. (more...)
Cutler Group Lp buys $10959559 stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) Cutler Group Lp buys $10959559 stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS)
- October 14, 2016

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated their positive rating on shares of Inter National Market Index (INDEXNYSEGIS:ADR) in a research report sent to investors on Monday. In related news, insider Sarah G. Smith sold 2,664 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 31st. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 10,150 shares in the company, valued at $181,380.50. (more...)
US Carries Out Strikes Against Yemen's Rebels US Carries Out Strikes Against Yemen's Rebels
- October 14, 2016

In the early morning hours on October 13 the USS Nitze , a United States Navy destroyer, launched cruise missile strikes to destroy three coastal radar sites in Yemen. The Navy's counter attack with multiple Tomahawk land-attack cruise missiles was approved by President Obama. Wednesday's USA strike was retaliatory in nature and not necessarily indicative of a broader military operation in the country. (more...)
Galaxy count may now top 2 trillion across universe Galaxy count may now top 2 trillion across universe
- October 14, 2016

All combined, this keeps the night sky dark to our vision. Researchers used the Hubble Space Telescope and other instruments to come to the conclusion that there could be at least one or two trillion galaxies in the observable universe- ten times the 100 or 200 billion that was the previous estimate. (more...)
Returns of Samsung Galaxy Note 7s begin
- October 14, 2016

Samsung has canceled the product for good, and won't be refurbishing existing models. For those who have already exchanged their Note 7 for another Samsung phone, the company is giving a $75 bill credit. This includes 23 new reports since the original recall on September 15. " Samsung has received 13 reports of burns and 47 reports of property damage associated with Note 7 phones". (more...)
Paralyzed man feels touch through mind-controlled robot hand Paralyzed man feels touch through mind-controlled robot hand
- October 14, 2016

These results are impressive, and a much needed step for developing the next generation of prosthetics, says Bolu Ajiboye , a biomedical engineer at Case Western Reserve University who was not involved in the study. Step one is placing sensors in prosthetics. But this kind of feedback, going straight from the prosthetic to the brain, is important for intuitive controls that allow a user to grip and manipulate things in a natural way. (more...)
Goku and Trunks unleash their anger Goku and Trunks unleash their anger
- October 13, 2016

Another interesting happening in " Dragon Ball Super " Episode 61 is the battle. "Dragon Ball Super" episode 62 is titled "I'll Protect the World!" But can he hold off Black Goku until Son Goku recovers? Black Goku and Zamasu will carry out their plan against the heroes in episode 62 of " Dragon Ball Super ", titled "Don't Define Saiyan Cells!" " Dragon Ball Super " has already revealed that Black Goku is indeed Zamasu. (more...)
"World of Final Fantasy" Videos Compare PS4 and PS Vita Versions
- October 13, 2016

World of Final Fantasy has received a screenshot, thanks to Famitsu, of a famous character from Final Fantasy X-2 which will be making her way to the game. It has been reported in the past that Tabata's team is working on bringing " Final Fantasy XV" to the PC. Watch now, play next week, and you should have the world (of Final Fantasy ) at your fingertips come October 25. (more...)
Google Sprayscape app for Android makes trippy 360-degree photos Google Sprayscape app for Android makes trippy 360-degree photos
- October 13, 2016

Last year, we launched Android Experiments, a celebration of the creative, ingenious, and surprising things developers are making with Android. Do you think it's an app that you'll want to use often? You can tap the screen to "spray" onto the canvas, and you can keep moving your phone around to capture different parts of your environment. (more...)
This is the Huawei Mate 9, in standard and curved screen designs This is the Huawei Mate 9, in standard and curved screen designs
- October 13, 2016

As customary, the Huawei Mate 9's leaks and renders have been doing rounds on the rumor mill. Instead, it's of Huawei's still-rumored Huawei Mate 9, which is expected to debut at an event later this month. The Manhattan model is expected to feature a full HD display. Several images of what is said to be the Huawei Mate 9 have been shared by VentureBeat . (more...)
India Ratifies Paris Climate Agreement, Bringing It Closer To Enforcement
- October 13, 2016

The move came exactly a year to the day since India submitted its national climate action plan - or Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) in United Nations jargon - to the United Nations climate change secretariat. Last month, the USA and China had formally joined the Paris agreement, which was adopted by 195 parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change last December in Paris. (more...)
Bigg Boss 10: Here is the list of confirmed 13 shortlisted contestants Bigg Boss 10: Here is the list of confirmed 13 shortlisted contestants
- October 13, 2016

Common people as contestants: By now, we know that the tenth season of the show will have common people as the inmates of the house. As the chosen formidable common man contestants prepare to create history as they step foot inside the Bigg Boss house to nudge and coax the celebrities, the next 100+ days of their lives will be peppered with unadulterated and uninhibited entertainment. (more...)
Hillary Clinton said she would go high. And then she didn't. Hillary Clinton said she would go high. And then she didn't.
- October 13, 2016

Trump's criticism of Bill Clinton's infidelities drew applause from supporters at a Monday rally he held in Pennsylvania . If Trump is unable to narrow the gender gap, he will be unable to overcome Clinton's lead in the polls . Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary but has no qualms about voting for Clinton over Trump. "It didn't surprise me that it came from him. Sure. (more...)
First Space Nation 'Asgardia' Announced First Space Nation 'Asgardia' Announced
- October 13, 2016

The first step in their plan will be to launch the first Asgardia satellite in autumn 2017 - to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the world's first ever satellite in orbit. Asgardia is now being funded privately, but will make use of crowd funding and sourcing in the future, Dr Ashurbeyli said. Dr Igor Ashurbeyli of the Aerospace International Research Center announced the plans in Paris, saying Asgardia aims to "flourish free from the tight restrictions of state control that now ... (more...)
Samsung woes show how dependent we've become on smartphones Samsung woes show how dependent we've become on smartphones
- October 13, 2016

People who have already bought the devices are asked to stop using them and power them down while the investigation is under way. The company had identified an issue which could theoretically cause phones with those batteries to short circuit and catch fire, but Samsung employees never managed to replicate that problem. (more...)
Samsung Pulls Note 7 Replacements After Fire Reports
- October 13, 2016

Samsung said the packaging kits conform with USA requirements for shipping lithium-ion batteries or devices containing them that are subject to a recall. In a statement and in a regulatory filing, Samsung Electronics said it is "temporarily" adjusting the Galaxy Note 7 production schedule and production volume to "ensure quality and safety matters". (more...)
Study questions value of mammograms, breast cancer screening Study questions value of mammograms, breast cancer screening
- October 13, 2016

This was the first year that Bras for Breast Cancer took place at Nicholls. "We're just having fun there's no strategy to the game, if you can roll dice you can play", said Heather. We hope that our meager contribution will also remind people of the dangers of breast cancer , and that complacency can kill. On average, younger women tend to have denser breast tissue, which makes interpreting mammograms more hard for radiologists. (more...)

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