Science


GoPro Inc (GPRO) is Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Underperform
- November 09, 2016

The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company's historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. The company had revenue of $240.56 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $312.73 million. During the same period past year, the firm earned $0.25 EPS. (more...)
Climate change driving extreme weather: United Nations agency warns Climate change driving extreme weather: United Nations agency warns
- November 09, 2016

The WMO found that the five-year period from 2011 to 2015 was the warmest such period on record, dating back to the late 19th century. " One example of a precipitation (rainfall) extreme for which a discernibly anthropogenic influence could be identified was the extreme rainfall in the United Kingdom in December 2015 , where it was found that climate change had made an event on the scale measured approximately 40pc more likely", the "Global Climate in 2011-2015" report says . (more...)
Google Tags Harmful Websites Google Tags Harmful Websites "Repeat Offenders" To Make Browsing Safer
- November 09, 2016

Google is getting tougher on malicious websites that attempt to game its Safe Browsing review system to have security warnings removed. In addition, Google Chrome will put up another warning page that will probably convince the majority of users to not enter a unsafe site. (more...)
Jones has 24 saves to lead Sharks over Capitals 3-0 Jones has 24 saves to lead Sharks over Capitals 3-0
- November 09, 2016

The game marked the beginning of a season-long swing through six cities for the Sharks. "They did a really good job defending, so you had to really fight to get in the interior". The Sharks were looking for a more-detailed game on defense after losses to Arizona, Calgary and Pittsburgh last week. The Capitals' early power play in the first period yielded just one shot on goal, and their two in the third produced a combined three shots on goal. (more...)
Really Blue Google Pixel Smartphone to Return in Stock
- November 09, 2016

The smartphones released in three variants - quite black, very silver and really blue. After some had heard that Google wasn't planning to restock the Really Blue color, Android Police reached out to Google to confirm the validity of those rumors... (more...)
Study links retreat of Arctic sea ice to individuals' emissions Study links retreat of Arctic sea ice to individuals' emissions
- November 09, 2016

I haven't read the paper (Observed Arctic sea-ice loss directly follows anthropogenic Carbon dioxide emission; Dirk Notz and Julienne Stroeve; Science 03 Nov 2016: DOI: 10.1126 / science .aag2345), of course, because it is paywalled . (more...)
Iran's Rouhani: Trump Cannot Reverse Nuclear Deal Iran's Rouhani: Trump Cannot Reverse Nuclear Deal
- November 09, 2016

The U.S. interference in regional countries' domestic affairs is a key factor which increased violence and extremism in the Middle East, Qasemi was quoted as saying by official IRNA news agency. The reason why Trump gained the support of the majority of Americans lies in a number of factors which were not revealed to the people "un-retouched", said Hassan Abedini, Iranian university professor and political expert. (more...)
Earnings Whispers: Marriott International Inc (MAR) and Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP) Earnings Whispers: Marriott International Inc (MAR) and Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP)
- November 09, 2016

Needham upgraded the shares of MCHP in a report on Monday, January 18 to "Buy" rating. Needham have set their target price at 75 United States dollars on its stock. They now have a United States dollars 60 price target on the stock. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website . (more...)
European Union invites Trump to early summit, cites security, trade ties
- November 09, 2016

This was mentioned as key in a letter signed by the leaders on Wednesday congratulating Trump on his election as the new USA president. "We would take this opportunity to invite you to visit Europe for an EU - US Summit at your earliest convenience". (more...)
Mercedes launches two convertibles priced up to Rs 2.25 cr Mercedes launches two convertibles priced up to Rs 2.25 cr
- November 09, 2016

With the two launches, Mercedes has introduced a total of 11 products in the Indian market this year. The C-Class Cabriolet has been launched in the C 300 guise. The new Mercedes C 300 Cabriolet will be imported in India via the CBU route. The Mercedes Benz S 500 Cabriolet is based on the top of the line S-Class luxury sedan and takes its design inspiration from the sedan itself. (more...)
Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) Rating Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) Rating Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc
- November 09, 2016

The 22 stock analysts who cover the stock have an average PT at $89.09, with individual targets in the range of $74 to $105. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a $102.00 target price on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp . Samely, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as -1.27% and for the year was 6.83%, while the YTD performance remained at 12.31%. (OAS). The consensus rating is 2.2, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. (more...)
Donald Trump Clinches The Presidency In Major Upset Donald Trump Clinches The Presidency In Major Upset
- November 09, 2016

Another post-2008 assumption was that the geographical realignment President Obama brought about - victories in Mountain West states like Colorado and Nevada, and in East Coast states like North Carolina and Virginia - were here to stay, at least for the foreseeable future. (more...)
Breakdown of the Electoral College: how your vote counts
- November 09, 2016

Tuesday: Back in those days, when the Congress took the decision of picking up one election day for all, the roadsin America were in poor condition or sometimes non-existent. The Electoral College system has faced criticism for being undemocratic and imbalanced. With voting completed in more than two-thirds of the 50 USA states, the race was too close to call in Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and Virginia, leaving the race for the White House on a knife's edge. (more...)
Samsung's headquarters raided amid abuse-of-power scandal
- November 09, 2016

It is alleged that the electronics manufacturer transferred $3.1 million to a German company that Soon-sil owns and that the money was used to pay for the training by the president's friend. Tens of thousands of people rallied in Seoul on Saturday to demand the president's resignation. She had initially nominated Kim Byong-joon, a former cabinet minister as prime minister but withdrew after she drew flak for trying to divert focus from the scandal. (more...)
Last 5 years were hottest ever recorded says UN weather agency
- November 09, 2016

These included the East African drought in 2010-2012 which caused an estimated 258,000 excess deaths and the 2013-2015 southern African drought; and flooding in South-East Asia in 2011 which killed 800 people, 2015 heatwaves in India and Pakistan in 2015, which claimed more than 4,100 lives. (more...)
Earth just experienced the hottest five years on record
- November 09, 2016

Further in the news release , temperatures for the 2011-2015 period were 0.57 degree-Celsius (1.03 degree-Fahrenheit) above the average for the standard 1961-1990 reference period. - and Superstorm Sandy in the United States. "In addition to that some of the extreme events have seen the probability of occurrence multiplied by 10". (more...)
Xbox Preview Program Opening Up To All Xbox Owners
- November 09, 2016

Certain retailers have taken a new spin on this promotion and added their own flare - making the deals even more noteworthy, particularly for people that simply can't wait until Black Friday to secure an Xbox One S. The final change is that the Xbox Insider Program will soon be open to all Xbox users. The former provides previews for games , apps, new "experiences", and system updates. (more...)
Long lines, raised voices, one Trump lawsuit on US election day Long lines, raised voices, one Trump lawsuit on US election day
- November 09, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has repeatedly said the election would be "rigged" and called on his supporters to watch for signs of fraud in urban areas, raising fears they could clash with minority voters. Passport and a phone bill dated within 30 days of the election. By Tuesday night, hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans will have waited in Election Day lines, voted by mail, or visited an early voting center to mark up ballots that will help determine the outcome of an ... (more...)
Obama continues to back FBI Director Comey: White House
- November 09, 2016

When the Federal Bureau of Investigation decided it wouldn't recommend charges, he broke from protocol and delivered an unusual public statement chastising Clinton and her aides as "extremely careless". Mr Comey said investigators had found no reason to change the FBI's earlier assessment that Mrs Clinton should not be charged for her handing of classified information. (more...)
USA stocks jump 1.5% as Federal Bureau of Investigation email review clears Clinton
- November 09, 2016

The Democrat is looking to lock in key battleground states to block any path her Republican opponent Donald Trump might have to the White House. Trump jolted the first Republican debate in August 2015 when he was the sole candidate among 10 men on the stage to raise his hand to signal he wouldn't pledge to support the eventual GOP nominee. (more...)

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