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Netflix now lets you download shows for offline viewing
- November 30, 2016

Netflix downloads work on iOS and Android devices. The launch follows reports from over the summer that offline viewing would be coming to Netflix "by the end of the year". Even some Netflix originals, like the film "The Little Prince", can't be downloaded. If you don't see the option yet, make sure to update to the latest version of the app. (more...)
Wildfires scorch tourist area in Tennessee; thousands flee Wildfires scorch tourist area in Tennessee; thousands flee
- November 30, 2016

Firefighters were still battling hotspots and a few structural fires, and officials were keeping an eye on strong winds forecast for Tuesday night. "I can tell you we won't stop until we reach each and every property", said Gatlinburg Fire Chief Greg Miller. (more...)
Record-breaker Woodburn volleys Liverpool into League Cup semis
- November 30, 2016

Leeds United might have been a decent side in the championship, winning four of their last five matches. Monk sent on Leeds's top scorer Chris Wood after the hour and the Championship side continued to threaten, with Bartley heading wide from Charlie Taylor's corner and Mignolet proving himself equal to Roofe's latest effort. (more...)
AMD to detail Zen at 'New Horizon' event on December 13 AMD to detail Zen at 'New Horizon' event on December 13
- November 30, 2016

There will also apparently be giveaways, so who knows? We won't know exactly what AMD's Zen will be packing until that event, the chipmaker has been less than forthcoming on the chip since it offered up a preview in the past pitting an 8-core Zen against an Intel Broadwell-E packing eight-cores. (more...)
Morgan Stanley slashes Flipkart's valuation to $5.5 billion Morgan Stanley slashes Flipkart's valuation to $5.5 billion
- November 30, 2016

According to a regulatory filings by Morgan Stanley , Flipkart shares were valued around $ 103.97 in December 2015. This significant markdown comes at a time Flipkart is reportedly looking to raise additional funds. As per the June 2015 value of Flipkart's share by Morgan Stanley , the company was valued at $15.12 billion. Correction in valuation has become routine for Flipkart this year. (more...)
Turkey: Fire at dormitory for girls kills 12, injures 22 Turkey: Fire at dormitory for girls kills 12, injures 22
- November 30, 2016

One of those detained for "causing death by negligence" is the manager of the dormitory. "They were the future of our country", he added, referring to the youngsters killed. Some of the injured students were affected by smoke and others were hurt while trying to escape the burning building. Kaynak rejected claims of insufficient inspections, saying the building had been audited in June as well as a year ago and that it had the necessary licence. (more...)
Cyber Monday transforms as shoppers are more connected
- November 30, 2016

Jill Stein is already calling for a recount (OK, not really). Cyber Monday has made history - again. It's done that in plenty of years past. And preliminary data from analytics firm RetailNext showed that in-store net sales plunged 10.4% on Black Friday vs. (more...)
Indian court orders cinemas to play national anthem Indian court orders cinemas to play national anthem
- November 30, 2016

The apex court said the anthem should not be printed or displayed on undesirable objects, and also barred it from being played on variety shows and its abridged version anywhere. People must feel that it is their country. According to Section 3 of the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971, "whoever intentionally prevents the singing of the Indian National Anthem or causes disturbances to any assembly engaged in such singing shall be punished with imprisonment for a term, ... (more...)
Google doodles scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose on 158th birthday Google doodles scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose on 158th birthday
- November 30, 2016

Here are five things you should know about Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose . The great Indian scientist was acknowledged by IEEE, USA as one of the pioneers in the discovery of radio. The inventor of wireless telecommunication was born on November 30, 1858 in present day Bangladesh. He conducted various experiments on plants, and proved that plants conducted stimuli through electricity and not through chemicals, as was previously thought. (more...)
Cyber Monday Deal: Take Extra 15% Off Almost Everything at Target
- November 30, 2016

Adobe will release final figures on Tuesday. Adobe estimates that 55% of Retail website visits on Black Friday came from mobile devices and that 36% of ecommerce sales were completed on mobile devices, with 25% being completed on smartphones and 11% coming from tablets. (more...)
Gareth Southgate set to be named England coach
- November 30, 2016

The business of formally appointing Gareth Southgate as England manager began at St George's Park on Wednesday morning. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte does not want to lose Holland, so a compromise has been reached which will see the coach share his role with England for the rest of the season before joining the national team on a full-time basis. (more...)
Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) Given Hold Rating at Berenberg Bank Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) Given Hold Rating at Berenberg Bank
- November 30, 2016

Consumer Report said the panoramic, helicopter like windshield could also not win hearts of the consumers. Further, the price of $110,000 is not justified as the vehicle offers a ride "too firm" and 'choppy'. The firm now has a $338.00 price target on the electric vehicle producer's stock. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 544 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock valued at $115,000 after buying an additional 1,305 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Black Friday Results Show Strength Of Online Shopping
- November 30, 2016

Today's Cyber Monday, and in case you haven't been bombarded with a million emails from all the retailers you've ever patronized, online is the place to be. According to CTA's overall holiday season outlook, total tech spending during the entire holiday shopping season will increase 3.1 percent to reach a record $36.05 billion in 2016. (more...)
Samsung Electronics surges to record high on payout growth hopes
- November 30, 2016

The announcement came nearly two months after the US hedge fund sent a letter to the Korean electronics behemoth on October 5 making multiple suggestions - demerger into separate holding and operating company, special dividend payout, having three outside members on the board and listing on the Nasdaq stock market. (more...)
(TAP) CEO Sells $585100.00 in Stock
- November 30, 2016

Molson Coors Brewing Company (MCBC) is a holding company that operates as a brewer. Active investors may be taking a second look at shares of Innospec Inc. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 28th. It has a dividend yield of 1.64%. Bryan Garnier & Cie upgraded Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP) on Friday, July 8 to "Buy" rating. (more...)
White House: There's 'no whitewashing' of Fidel Castro's record
- November 30, 2016

Mugabe, 92, himself a former Marxist guerrilla who has led Zimbabwe as prime minister or president since 1980 despite financial and health crises, praised Fidel Castro's government for having trained thousands of Zimbabwean doctors and teachers. (more...)
Tunisia wins $9 billion in pledges for ailing economy Tunisia wins $9 billion in pledges for ailing economy
- November 30, 2016

Foreign partners have been eager to provide aid and loans, with the European Investment Bank and France offering fresh financial assistance on Monday. Qatar has pledged $1.25 billion in aid to shore up Tunisia's battered economy. "We want to go further", Valls said, adding that France has "duty and a responsibility" to support Tunisia, and urged Europe to "live up to expectations". (more...)
Artists in SoHo Target Ivanka Trump in Candlelight Vigil Against Her Father Artists in SoHo Target Ivanka Trump in Candlelight Vigil Against Her Father
- November 30, 2016

How far the Action Group's message goes, however, depends on whether Ivanka's devotion to supporting the arts means that she's also listening to what the artists say. On its website, the Halt Action Group decries "racism, anti-Semitism, misogyny, and homophobia", and condemns Trump's proposed Muslim registry as well as the controversial appointment of Steve Bannon and nomination of Jeff Sessions . (more...)
Here's How You Can Achieve The Overwatch Max Level Here's How You Can Achieve The Overwatch Max Level
- November 30, 2016

After admittedly playing the game non-stop for the past six months, a French player who goes by the name TaZzeRK just reached level 1,800-the highest cap designed by its game developer Blizzard. TaZzeRK accomplished the feat by playing between 16-17 hours of the game every day, as he is now unemployed. And the honor belongs to a player named TaZzeRK. (more...)
Cyber Monday becomes next big target for shoppers
- November 30, 2016

Among those who plan to shop on Cyber Monday, 28 million plan to use their mobile phones. Needless to say, some big winners emerged, although ecommerce has apparently begun to encroach upon Black Friday shopping. "However, Millennials are not the only ones taking advantage of great promotions, today's consumers, across ages, are savvy about when and where they shop". (more...)

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