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Bruno Mars to perform at Grammys 2017 and United Kingdom broadcast details announced
- January 26, 2017

The first round of performers for the 59th annual GRAMMY Awards has been announced and includes 10-time GRAMMY victor John Legend, eight-time GRAMMY-winning band Metallica , seven-time GRAMMY victor Carrie Underwood and two-time nominee Keith Urban. (more...)
Richard Arnold 'proud' to oversee changes to improve access at Old Trafford Richard Arnold 'proud' to oversee changes to improve access at Old Trafford
- January 26, 2017

Manchester United have announced they will relocate 2,600 season ticket holders at Old Trafford to accommodate increased disabled seating. The first 7,500 seats are expected to be added to the Sir Bobby Charlton Stand on south side of the stadium. (more...)
Badlands National Park tweets climate change facts to spite Trump Badlands National Park tweets climate change facts to spite Trump
- January 26, 2017

The person at the controls of Badlands National Park's Twitter account took on a very climate-change-tinted theme this afternoon. In this age of "alternative facts", a new guardian of truth has emerged: the people behind National Park Service Twitter accounts . (more...)
Facebook changes trending topics section after backlash
- January 25, 2017

While topics were highlighted in the past based on what users were engaging with on the platform, Facebook will now factor in the number of publishers posting about a given topic, along with the type of engagement it's getting. The changes begin rolling out this week and will be available to all USA users in the coming weeks, Facebook said . The change is the latest in the social media giant's ongoing efforts to combat the spread of inaccurate news stories on its website. (more...)
SAP thrives by floating on a cloud SAP thrives by floating on a cloud
- January 25, 2017

SAP's new targets were "still too conservative" given the company's strong performance, said Thomas Becker, analyst at Commerzbank AG in a client note. Tech leaders including Oracle co-CEO Safra Catz and Microsoft Corp. "I was a big fan of "The Art of the Deal" and I have met him in the past". For the fourth quarter ended December 31, SAP reported total revenue of 6.72 billion euros (U.S. (more...)
Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS)
- January 25, 2017

Certain of its technologies have been licensed to Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings for a stool-based DNA screening assay for colorectal cancer in the average-risk population. Computer Sciences Corporation was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Citigroup. This calculation is derived by dividing the current share price by the projected earnings per share. (more...)
Badlands National Park goes on a climate change tweetstorm Badlands National Park goes on a climate change tweetstorm
- January 25, 2017

The National Park Service is at the center of that storm, making Tuesday's tweets all the more noteworthy. In a letter to N.P.S. employees obtained by Gizmodo on Friday , the agency said: "We have received direction from the Department through [the Washington Support Office] that directs all [Department of Interior] bureaus to immediately cease use of government Twitter accounts until further notice". (more...)
USA falls from full to flawed democracy USA falls from full to flawed democracy
- January 25, 2017

Norway topped the list, with the United Kingdom ranking 16th out of the 19 countries branded full democracies, while North Korea came bottom of the table of 167 nations. Of the 167 surveyed, only 19 ranked as a full democracy, with Norway coming out on top with a score of 9.93 points. America's fall marks the first time in the index's 10-year history that it was not listed as a full democracy. (more...)
Resident Evil 7 DLC Details Announced, Coming First To PlayStation 4 Resident Evil 7 DLC Details Announced, Coming First To PlayStation 4
- January 25, 2017

Just his cold opener alone is enough to warn potential buyers about what a fright-fest Resident Evil 7 is. Publisher Capcom also announced earlier that the first DLC for the survival horror game will arrive next week on January 31 for the PlayStation 4. (more...)
Google Removes 200 From Ad Network For Misleading Users Google Removes 200 From Ad Network For Misleading Users
- January 25, 2017

Scott Spencer , director of product management at Google , said it takes time for the company to adapt to new schemes. In an effort to rid the web of fake news , Google banned almost 200 publishers from its advertising network in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the company's annual "bad ads" report released Wednesday. (more...)
Hands-On With the New Night Shift Mode in macOS Sierra 10.12.4
- January 25, 2017

The source added that a softer yellow display will be transitioned from the blue light glare of the digital screen relaxing one's eyes and helping the user sleep well. Apple's color temperature shifting feature also applies to connected external displays as well based on your Mac's settings. Nonetheless, F.lux is still available for macOS and you can take advantage of it if the blue-white glow is keeping you awake. (more...)
Elon Musk says he's going to tunnel under his SpaceX factory soon Elon Musk says he's going to tunnel under his SpaceX factory soon
- January 25, 2017

Now it's not like most of us haven't thought of the same thing when we're stuck in traffic but the big difference between us and Musk is that if he dreams up such a insane idea, he actually has the resources at his disposable to go ahead with them and that's precisely what he appears to be doing with his "Boring Company". (more...)
Here's What the Mexico City Policy Means for Women's Health Here's What the Mexico City Policy Means for Women's Health
- January 25, 2017

The White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday had said , "The president, it's no secret, has made it very clear that he's a pro-life president". It is also likely to be extremely unsafe, and in some instances, deadly, for the millions of women around the world who will lose access to safe reproductive healthcare and referrals. (more...)
Japan Finally Has a Homegrown Sumo Champion After Nearly Two Decades Japan Finally Has a Homegrown Sumo Champion After Nearly Two Decades
- January 25, 2017

Dressed in a formal kimono with his hair tied up in a signature sumo style, Kisenosato bowed deeply as he accepted the promotion during the ceremony, saying: "I will do everything in my power and try not to bring shame to the name yokozuna ". (more...)
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) Shares Sold by Northeast Investment Management
- January 25, 2017

Northeast Investment Management's holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance were worth $1,585,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Along with these its year to date performance is standing at -1.85%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. For the next year first quarter, analysts predicted EPS estimates trend of $0.19 which would leave an impact on the stock performance in ... (more...)
Gamevice Announces Joy-Con Like Controllers for iPhone
- January 25, 2017

Conveniently, Gamevice also provides a handy Gamevice Live app to help users find iOS games that support and work with the controllers. The thumbsticks on Gamevice's controllers are horizontally aligned, similar to those on the PlayStation DualShock controllers. (more...)
USDA Ordered To Stop Talking To Public
- January 25, 2017

Less than a week after the inauguration, the Trump administration has already gagged employees at two federal agencies. Citing sources from the EPA, Kate Sheppard from the Huffington Post reported last night that the agencies' grants were frozen, in addition to a hiring and regulations freeze that was publicly announced, and that staff were instructed not to speak publicly about the order . (more...)
Cisco Buying AppDynamics for $3.7B Cisco Buying AppDynamics for $3.7B
- January 25, 2017

The company has a one year high of $31.95 and a one year low of $22.46. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Cisco Systems, Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of 0.2%, where Monthly Performance is -1.27%, Quarterly performance is 0.03%, 6 Months performance is 0.1% and yearly performance percentage is 36.12%. (more...)
Director Hajime Tabata Discusses How The Updates And DLC Packs Differ
- January 25, 2017

Furthermore, the company has priced all the items at a reasonable low price which gives players the chance to purchase the entire set. Of course, if you've played the game , this footage will ring a bell. The Chapter 13 of " Final Fantasy " has once become a subject of criticisms in the gamer's community because of some glitches discovered by the players while running through the game. (more...)
Scientists add letters to DNA alphabet to create 'semisynthetic' life Scientists add letters to DNA alphabet to create 'semisynthetic' life
- January 25, 2017

A DNA strand is a large molecule of nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions used by all living organisms to grow, develop, and reproduce. The blueprint for all life forms on Earth is written in a code consisting of four "letters": A, T, C and G, which pair up in the DNA double helix. (more...)

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