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Renault-Nissan's Ghosn to head Mitsubishi Motors
- October 21, 2016

Earlier, Ghosn had described Nissan's purchase, announced in May, of a 34 percent stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corp. for 237 billion yen ($2.3 billion) as a "bargain". In order to pull their strategy off, Nissan have elected four representatives to the board of MMC - with Ghosn taking the helm as chairman-elect. (more...)
Google launches the Android 7.1 developer preview, available for download today Google launches the Android 7.1 developer preview, available for download today
- October 21, 2016

If they release the developer preview tomorrow, then Pixel and Pixel XL are the first devices to run Android Nougat 7.1. Nougat is promising a much-improved implementation of the Doze functionality that was introduced with Android 6 Marshmallow. (more...)
Democratic National Committee Operatives Step Aside After Release of Videos
- October 21, 2016

He was sacked in the wake of the video's release , and Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile decried his statement, as did Zac Petkanas, a spokesman for the Clinton campaign, saying, "some of the language and tactics referenced in the video are troubling even as a theory or proposal never executed". (more...)
ExoMars Module Signal Lost Before Landing on Mars
- October 21, 2016

Scientists believe that methane, a chemical that on Earth is strongly tied to life, could stem from micro-organisms that either became extinct millions of years ago and left gas frozen below the planet's surface, or that some methane-producing organisms still survive. (more...)
'Nintendo Switch' Will Arrive Next Year; New Games Announced; Full Specs Revealed
- October 21, 2016

Nintendo Switch is a hybrid device created to operate as both a home console and a handheld device. First of all, the TV screen. Simply lifting Nintendo Switch from the dock transitions it to portable mode - a completely handheld device. (more...)
Time to say goodbye to America: Rodrigo Duterte Time to say goodbye to America: Rodrigo Duterte
- October 21, 2016

It's the only way". After his meeting with Xi, Duterte declared his "separation" from the USA, as he rebalances his country's diplomacy toward China. "I will just be insulted there", he added, before once again referring to U.S. President Barack Obama as a "son of a whore". When asked recently about the president's apparent plans to disengage with the U.S. (more...)
Earnings Analysis of: Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC)
- October 21, 2016

Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 58,153 shares in the company, valued at $3,439,749.95. WDC's value Change from Open was at -0.15% with a Gap of 1.67%. The firm maintains a P/E ratio of 1.52 in 12 months. Over the past five trading sessions it is 0.73%; 4.62% for the month; 23.08% for the last quarter; 83.56% for the past six-months; and 142.38% for the last 12 months. (more...)
'Red Dead Redemption 2' Teaser Released
- October 21, 2016

Rockstar had earlier in the week teased fans with a few images but no one expected a trailer so soon. Nature could play an important part in the game with the game being an open world with denser foliage, covered with trees and grass. (more...)
Tesla to give all future models full self-driving capability
- October 21, 2016

Self-driving vehicles will play a crucial role in improving.safety and accelerating the world's transition to a sustainable future. The American electric vehicle giant has announced that all of its future cars will have every necessary hardware required to be fully autonomous. (more...)
Trump says Clinton incited fights at rallies
- October 21, 2016

Unclear. A selectively edited video released on Wednesday by conservative activist James O'Keefe does show Democratic operative Scott Foval appearing to boast about provoking violent reactions at Trump rallies. There's a script of engagement. "Sometimes the crazies bite and sometimes the crazies don't bite". "I mean, honestly, it is not hard to get some of these a-holes to pop off". (more...)
Tesla Motors says all Tesla cars to have full self-driving hardware
- October 21, 2016

Tesla is giving all of its new cars the power for "full self-driving capabilities", including adding eight cameras to give a 360-degree view and radar, the vehicle firm has said. The new onboard computer - Nvidia's GPU Titan supercomputer - is 40 times more powerful than the computer now installed on Tesla vehicles. But the firm now appears to be moving beyond systems that assist human drivers, to newer technology that enables fully autonomous driving. (more...)
Swap Your Note 7 for Another Samsung Phone, Get $100 Swap Your Note 7 for Another Samsung Phone, Get $100
- October 21, 2016

It now covers "all original and replacement Galaxy Note7 devices sold or exchanged in the United States before and after the original recall on September 15, 2016". Samsung Vietnam was established by the company in 2008 and some of its products are made there. At first, Samsung said a minor manufacturing error in the batteries for the Note 7 was causing the phones to overheat. (more...)
New Species of Dinosaur Identified in Australia New Species of Dinosaur Identified in Australia
- October 21, 2016

Among the fossils, scientist discovered a new species of Sauropods: The " Savannasaurus eliottorum". To get to Australia , giant dinosaurs known as titanosaurs may have had to trek across an even more down-under continent: Antarctica . (more...)
Turkey ramps up fight against Kurdish fighters in Syria
- October 21, 2016

Xinhua news agency quoted the General Command of the Syrian Army as saying that the Turkish air strikes on towns and villages in the northern countryside of Aleppo had targeted "innocent people" and constituted a "dangerous development that will further complicate the situation". (more...)
Here's Why Banc of California Inc Shares Are Rallying 15% Today Here's Why Banc of California Inc Shares Are Rallying 15% Today
- October 21, 2016

The Menlo Park California 94025 based company operating under the Internet Information Providers industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 34.13% up for the period and up by 24.32% so far this year. Banc of California Inc (NYSE:BANC) has declined 17.20% since March 17, 2016 and is downtrending. 9 Financial Analysts covered the company's stock. Shares for $703,772 were sold by Seabold Jeffrey T. (more...)
Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS), PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS), PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL)
- October 21, 2016

Flossbach Von Storch AG boosted its stake in shares of Michael Kors Holdings by 16.6% in the second quarter. The Average Volume Traded by the company in the last trading session is at 2.63 Million. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a "buy" rating and set a $75.00 price target on shares of Michael Kors Holdings in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. (more...)
Missing Mars lander may have ejected parachute too early
- October 21, 2016

EDT Wednesday, is still unknown. The lander was sent to Mars as a test of European landing technologies ahead of the planned ExoMars rover mission in 2020 - a project that would see the ESA send a robot similar to NASA's Curiosity to the planet's surface. (more...)
Donald Trump: I will 'totally' accept the election result 'if I win'
- October 21, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton exit the stage after their third and final presidential debate. The Republican has been fixated on the idea that the current voting system is rigged in recent weeks. "It was a shocker", Kaine said, accusing Trump of bringing down "a central pillar of our democracy" - the peaceful transfer of power after an election. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton To Feature In ''Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare'' Game Lewis Hamilton To Feature In ''Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare'' Game
- October 21, 2016

Activison made a quick post over on their official blog indicating that all PlayStation 4 owners will be able to participate in the upcoming Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare open beta this weekend, starting October 21st and going to October 24th. (more...)
Samsung Note 7 recall to cost at least $5.3b Samsung Note 7 recall to cost at least $5.3b
- October 21, 2016

The outlook brings to more than USA $ 5 billion the total losses the global smartphone leader has forecast as a result of the overheating issues, after it said on Wednesday it would suffer a U.S. Alternatively, you can get $25 in credit if you exchange a Galaxy Note 7 "for a refund or other branded smartphone". That's not yet accounting for the negative impact the whole mess has brought the company as a whole, with a good number boycotting Samsung-branded phones entirely and others calling ... (more...)