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Nokia-branded phones set for comeback in 2017 as HMD takes charge Nokia-branded phones set for comeback in 2017 as HMD takes charge
- December 02, 2016

Nokia's smartphone roadmap is making its debut just over six months after HMD announced it had signed an exclusive, 10-year licensing agreement for the company's mobile phone and tablet brand. Florian Seiche, the president of HMD Global, also estimates that the handset industry is ripe for a shake-up. Chief Marketing Officer Pekka Rantala is a former CEO of Angry Birds game maker Rovio, as well as a Nokia veteran. (more...)
Trump's Flag-Burning Tweet Brings Back 1980s-Era Controversy Trump's Flag-Burning Tweet Brings Back 1980s-Era Controversy
- December 02, 2016

Certainly the flag is the greatest of our national symbols, an emblem of liberty, unity and democracy borne aloft not only by American soldiers in battle, but also by the prisoners of Dachau concentration camp who secretly sewed one, then waved it to welcome U.S. (more...)
Tesla Wins Battle to Open Store in Richmond, Virginia Tesla Wins Battle to Open Store in Richmond, Virginia
- December 02, 2016

In fact, in June this year, Union road transport and highways and shipping minister Nitin Gadkari too had visited Tesla Motors' San Francisco factory and invited the company to set up facilities in India through a joint venture with Indian auto players. (more...)
Analysts Ranking Previews: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) , (NASDAQ:RRR) Analysts Ranking Previews: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) , (NASDAQ:RRR)
- December 02, 2016

The number of shares now owned by investors are 475.17 mln. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC raised its stake in shares of Amazon.com by 906.7% in the second quarter. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to report earnings on January, 26. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock is presently standing at about $761.55 and lots of equity research firms seem to have a target price set on the stock. (more...)
Donald Trump vows 'consequences' for companies leaving US
- December 02, 2016

But now his signature rallies will carry the imprimatur of president-elect. Mr Trump is now in OH to begin a "USA Thank You Tour 2016" for his supporters. For many, keeping a portion of Carrier's within US borders is a win, and a step in the right direction. "And they can leave from state to state and they can negotiate with the different states and all of that, but leaving the country is going to be very, very hard". (more...)
Final Fantasy XV's Scripted Prologue Probably Should've Been In The Game
- December 02, 2016

And that connection is a large part of what makes Final Fantasy XV such a memorable experience. In fact, there's even an Easter egg in Final Fantasy XV that sheds some light on Kingdom Hearts 3. Xbox One S owners report that Final Fantasy 15 is plagued by blurry images and screen tearing no matter what settings they use. For a clarification on the coin names in the video, Furui can mean "Sieve" but in the context of the game it definitely means Old, same with "Usual" which in this case ... (more...)
Final Fantasy XV is Fastest Selling Title in Series
- December 02, 2016

Final Fantasy XV doesn't make the process super clear, so here's a quick guide. Those of you hoping for a PC version of Final Fantasy 15 will just have to keep on hoping, but Mic will keep you updated if anything is announced . The king is dead, and the next chapter of the Final Fantasy franchise is about to begin! Nevertheless, Square Enix is likely to ride on the current hype over the game. (more...)
Twitter changes product head for third time in a year Twitter changes product head for third time in a year
- December 02, 2016

Because Yes is joining Twitter alongside Coleman, both apps are being shut down, according to a note posted to Yes' website . Before founding Yes in 2014, Coleman worked for a decade at Google where he led the development of products like Gmail, Inbox and Google Chat. (more...)
Apple's iPhone 8 in Curved Screen? Apple's iPhone 8 in Curved Screen?
- December 02, 2016

The iPhone 6s serial number should be engraved on the back of the handset. "Apple has determined that a very small number of iPhone 6s devices may unexpectedly shut down", Apple said on the support page. The association has asked Apple to increase its efforts at replacing iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus and the iPhone 6S plus models as well. In mid-November, the China Consumers Association questioned Apple over complaints that some iPhone models will automatically shut down even if some 50 to ... (more...)
SpaceX shooting for mid-December launch, 1st since blast SpaceX shooting for mid-December launch, 1st since blast
- December 02, 2016

Space Exploration Technologies ( SpaceX ) will give its preliminary investigations report to the federal authorities to identify the cause of the September 1 explosion at Cape Canaveral Air Force Base launch pad, according to The Wall Street Journal . (more...)
Donald Trump and Paris Agreement Donald Trump and Paris Agreement
- December 02, 2016

Procedurally, withdrawal from the Paris Agreement would be permissible within a four-year period. It means the Trump administration will not be able to with from the deal until November 2019. S. withdrawal, could also start disregarding their climate commitments. Military experts also told ClimateWire they worry that the president-elect will downplay climate change as a national security threat. (more...)
Dauntless Announced at the 2016 Game Awards Dauntless Announced at the 2016 Game Awards
- December 02, 2016

Dauntless takes players to a sci-fi fantasy land called the Shattered Isles, where massive creatures called Behemoths are a constant threat in a world where humanity is forced to live on floating islands after an apocalyptic event tore the land apart. (more...)
Experts say Trump's plan to leave business isn't enough Experts say Trump's plan to leave business isn't enough
- December 02, 2016

Trump's decision comes two days after the New York Times posted a piece about his "conflict-of-interest" problem, stating that it's possible that corporate interests or foreign countries could bribe him while he's commander in chief. These conflicts are just as serious, if not more so, than Trump's. "The president of the United States is allowed to have whatever conflicts he or she wants - but I don't want to go by that", he said. (more...)
Donald Trump Is Shocked His Working-Class Supporters Believed His B.S. Donald Trump Is Shocked His Working-Class Supporters Believed His B.S.
- December 02, 2016

He did not even remember that he had made the promise , he added, until he saw a Carrier worker on a nightly news program recounting it. Yet the president-elect said he didn't remember making that promise, despite repeating it over and over again. (more...)
New Death Stranding Trailer Features Hannibal Actor Mads Mikkelsen
- December 02, 2016

Although presented in trailer form, the entirety of the footage was rendered live using a PS4 Pro running at 4K resolution. What we didn't know is that the game will feature a character who looks suspiciously like Hellboy director Guillermo Del Toro, who was slated to collaborate with Kojima on Reedus on the since cancelled Silent Hills project. (more...)
Russian supply ship launched to International Space Station
- December 02, 2016

For water, which is the current limiting consumable on ISS, Progress MS-04 will deliver 420 kg (926 lb) of water, increasing the Station's supply out to the beginning of May 2017 from the current supply which only takes the Station to early March. (more...)
Trump claims great victory for Hoosier workers Trump claims great victory for Hoosier workers
- December 02, 2016

Bernie Sanders, who has also picked up the Carrier cause, blames bad global trade policies for the company's decision while speaking at an Indiana Statehouse rally organized by unions protesting the plant closings. The company will spend $16 million to keep making furnaces in IN, according to the report . Nevertheless, Trump said after seeing that worker on TV he chose to contact United Technologies CEO Greg Hayes to determine if anything could be done. (more...)
Australia's Great Barrief Reef records largest coral die-off Australia's Great Barrief Reef records largest coral die-off
- December 02, 2016

P&O, which carries tens of thousands of passengers to Queensland to experience the UNESCO World Heritage-listed destination, is encouraging its passengers to 'have one for the Reef'. The heat stress caused the corals to expel the colorful, symbiotic algae that reside in their tissues, turning the corals pale or ghostly white. They underline that although more than 90 percent of the reef has been affected by coral bleaching, the largest marine ecosystem on the planet still has many chances to ... (more...)
Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri hoping Kasper Schmeichel returns before Christmas Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri hoping Kasper Schmeichel returns before Christmas
- December 02, 2016

Four primary school children whose wild goal celebrations went viral have had a surprise visit from one of their Premier League heroes. Danny Simpson has said Leicester City may not be allowed a Christmas party if their current run of poor form in the Premier League continues. (more...)
Maersk Line to buy German container shipping company Maersk Line to buy German container shipping company
- December 02, 2016

Maersk CEO Soeren Skou said Thursday the acquisition was "a new milestone" in the history of its core shipping business, Maersk Line, adding that the German line was "a very well-run and highly respected company". The report said that Maersk Line is not interested in buying just a few vessels of Hamburg Süd, but the entire company. "It's a smaller and more niche player - it's a good strategic fit for Maersk", analyst Michael Jorgensen at Alm. (more...)