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Qualcomm faces FTC charges over monopolistic 'no license, no chips' claim
- January 18, 2017

Specifically, the FTC says Qualcomm has a "no license, no chips" policy, which forces companies to agree to its preferred licensing terms before it will sell them any baseband processors. It's a comprehensive and serious set of allegations, and the FTC is looking to secure a court order which would not only prevent Qualcomm from doing any of this in future, but also undo what is has already agreed with phone manufacturers. (more...)
Trump tells German paper: North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is 'obsolete'
- January 18, 2017

Trump used the interview to again endorse the Brexit decision to leave the European Union, saying he was a "big fan" of the United Kingdom. "I thought I'd do less [tweeting], but I'm covered so dishonestly by the press - so dishonestly - that I can put out Twitter - and it's not 140, it's now 280 - I can go bing bing bing. (more...)
What are Analysts opinions on: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)
- January 18, 2017

Inc. boosted its position in shares of Comcast Corporation by 64.6% in the second quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC boosted its stake in shares of Comcast Corporation by 80.1% in the second quarter. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.80 earnings per share. The ratio turned negative, as 58 funds sold all CMCSA shares owned while 514 reduced positions. (more...)
General Motors Company (GM) : Simplex Trading Boosts Position by $10995367
- January 17, 2017

Legal & General Group Plc now owns 19,587,535 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $246,155,000 after buying an additional 826,102 shares during the period. The company's revenue was up 10.3% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $1.23 to $2.14. (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey Meets GTA 4
- January 17, 2017

While the original announcement teaser shows Mario in a New York City-like metropolis, this video asks: what if Mario lived in Liberty City? In order to find out, the YouTuber known as CrowbCat has put together a video featuring elements from Nintendo's Super Mario Odyssey reveal trailer and has ported them into Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto 4. (more...)
Nioh Receiving Free PvP Mode in Post-Launch Update Nioh Receiving Free PvP Mode in Post-Launch Update
- January 17, 2017

In addition, Hayashi also confirmed that the game's season pass content will be made available shortly after its release. Initially pitched back in 2004, Nioh was officially announced during the PlayStation Experience 2015 in San Francisco. (more...)
Trump threatens United Kingdom climate science, prime minister told Trump threatens United Kingdom climate science, prime minister told
- January 17, 2017

May was asked to press Trump to support the 196-nation Paris climate treaty, which vows to hold global the average annual global temperature increase to below 2 degrees Celsius (1.8 F). Professor Myles Allen, from the University of Oxford, said statements made so far by Mr Trump and members of his team showed "they accept a great deal more of the human influence on climate than they are prepared to let on". (more...)
Mass Effect Andromeda's Multiplayer Will Net You Solo Rewards Mass Effect Andromeda's Multiplayer Will Net You Solo Rewards
- January 17, 2017

As BioWare developers steadily drop interesting bits of information and hints about the forthcoming game in response to fan queries, particularly on Twitter , Gamble recently teased that the "banging is pretty good" in Andromeda . This, along with the appearance of multiple types of melee weapons, is a first for the series. However, the comments by Walters suggest that " Mass Effect: Andromeda " could end up on the Xbox Project Scorpio eventually although it is too early to make sure at ... (more...)
Canadian women plan anti-Trump march in Washington Canadian women plan anti-Trump march in Washington
- January 17, 2017

Two days after Trump's upset victory over Hillary Clinton, Feit was area captain for the Miami-Dade County section of the Women's March on Washington, a catch-all demonstration for a slew of liberal causes planned for Saturday, the day after Trump's inauguration. (more...)
New Nokia 6 To Be Released For China Market First
- January 17, 2017

Nokia 6 is up for pre-order in the Chinese market only on JD.com at CNY 1699 (Approx Rs 17,000). The wait is finally over and Nokia is here with its latest device - 6 - which is all set to go on sales from January 19. As expected, the smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. As for camera, the Nokia 6 features a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and PDAF along with an 8 megapixel front snapper with f/2.0 aperture for selfies or video calling. (more...)
Last chance - how to download your Vines
- January 17, 2017

Twitter announced what is essentially the death of Vince back in October, but the day has arrived at last. From there, just select the videos you want to keep and they will be saved to your camera roll in an album called "My Vines ". Saving your Vines is easy, and you have two options. In anticipation of the change, Vine rolled out a "Follow on Twitter " notification within the app for users so that their followers can find them on Twitter . (more...)
Antarctic base to shut over ice crack concerns Antarctic base to shut over ice crack concerns
- January 17, 2017

The Halley VI research station is situated on this ice shelf in Antarctica because it is a climate-sensitive zone, therefore the flawless place to study or record global Earth, atmospheric, and space weather. Glaciologists have been monitoring the Halloween Crack's growth using Global Positioning System instruments, satellite imagery, ground-penetrating radar and on-site drone footage. (more...)
Nintendo Announces Fire Emblem Presentation Nintendo Announces Fire Emblem Presentation
- January 17, 2017

The event will focus on the Fire Emblem series, which features turn-based strategy gaming. Clearly referenced in the code is "Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation for Nintendo Switch". The source code, discovered by NeoGAF user Mr. Pointy, includes an image link that says , " Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation for nintendo switch", but the link itself redirects to the website for the original game. (more...)
Why we are taking part in Women's March on Washington | Feedback Why we are taking part in Women's March on Washington | Feedback
- January 17, 2017

She said it is frightening that close to 50 per cent of usa voters supported a candidate who "openly brags about sexually assaulting women" - something she said was stunning for women to watch unfold. Protesting, marching or showing up is just one form of civic engagement", Gutierrez said. "The idea is to have knitters all over the country knit hats so when you look out onto the mall there will be a sea of pink". (more...)
Hip-Hop Figure 'Taxstone' Arrested in Probe of Irving Plaza Shooting Hip-Hop Figure 'Taxstone' Arrested in Probe of Irving Plaza Shooting
- January 17, 2017

Taxstone was arrested on Monday (Jan. 16) on federal weapons possession in connection with the shooting that happened at New York's Irving Plaza venue a year ago. "When I see you walking up with six dudes, bang-ba-ba-ba-ba-ba-ba", he said, imitating the sound of gunshots. "Wounded in the legs, Mr. Collins was holding the Kel-Tec gun and firing it toward a fleeing Mr. (more...)
As star attraction at Davos, Chinese leader Xi Jinping pushes globalization mantra
- January 17, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping's concern that the world could fall into a trade war is premature because it's too early to know the outcome of President-elect Donald Trump's plans, Bank of America chief Brian Moynihan told CNBC on Tuesday. "The migrant crisis was caused by war, conflict and regional turbulence, not globalization". "There was a time when China also had doubts about economic globalization.(but) we came to the conclusion that China must have the capacity to swim in the vast ... (more...)
Ford Mustang Already Looks Like A Failure
- January 17, 2017

Ford says the 2018 Mustang Coupe will go on sale in North America sometime this Fall, with further details such as pricing expected closer to launch. The Mustang GT's 5.0L V8 gets more power thanks to the addition of port fuel injection to complement the direct injection it already had. (more...)
58% of India's total wealth belongs to the richest 1%: Oxfam
- January 17, 2017

Oxfam said out-of-control pay ratios meant the average pay of FTSE100 chief executives was 129 times that of the average employee and works out to the equivalent of 10,000 people working in Bangladeshi garment factories. "From Brexit to the success of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, a worrying rise in racism and the widespread disillusionment with mainstream politics, there are increasing signs that more and more people in rich countries are no longer willing to tolerate the status ... (more...)
Narendra Modi: Success of one must propel growth of many Narendra Modi: Success of one must propel growth of many
- January 17, 2017

During his address, the Indian leader also noted that India and the broader world were entering a phase of multilateralism, an apparent reference to the economic rise of India's neighbour China and its economic and military competition with America. (more...)
Facebook's Sandberg Unveils 'Startup Garage' in Paris Facebook's Sandberg Unveils 'Startup Garage' in Paris
- January 17, 2017

Station F is a 366,000 square-foot campus created to host a startup ecosystem under one roof. You can take a virtual reality-powered tour of the campus here. Facebook will be pushing forward the cause for data economy startups. "At Facebook, there's nothing we care about more than supporting them". The campus is located inside the Halle Freyssinet train station which is nearing the end of a two-year renovation that has been funded nearly exclusively by Xavier Niel, a French telecom entrepreneur. (more...)

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