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Trump supports 'One China' policy in first call with Xi Trump supports 'One China' policy in first call with Xi
- February 11, 2017

To help mitigate souring relations, Michael T. Flynn, Trump's national security adviser, reportedly spoke to China's top foreign policy official, Yang Jiechi, last Friday where they decided on a vague pledge to "reinforce high-level exchanges", an indication that direct exchange between the two leaders will not happen until the " One China " policy row is settled. (more...)
Despite denials, Trump national security advisor did discuss sanctions with Russian Federation
- February 11, 2017

While Flynn twice denied Wednesday that he had ever discussed sanctions with Kislyak, by Thursday his spokesperson walked back the denial. A broad Senate investigation is now underway into the alleged interference; it is unclear whether the FBI's investigation of Flynn is part of that. (more...)
Crack in black: Matte iPhones losing paint at alarming rate, gripe fans Crack in black: Matte iPhones losing paint at alarming rate, gripe fans
- February 11, 2017

An increasing number of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus users - specifically, those of the Matte Black variety - are reporting that the paint ornamenting their devices has been chipping away, according to a discussion thread posted to Apple's official Support forums . (more...)
Snapchat to create its own original series as it expands 'Shows' platform Snapchat to create its own original series as it expands 'Shows' platform
- February 11, 2017

A+E Networks and Snap Inc. have teamed up on a new unscripted show, Second Chance for Snapchat's Discovery platform. The first project will be Second Chance , an unscripted series that brings emotional exes face to face. Instagram's parent Facebook, YouTube and Twitter all also want to be doing much more in the premium content game, which will present even more competition. (more...)
Robot Measures Huge Radiation Levels at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Robot Measures Huge Radiation Levels at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant
- February 11, 2017

The problem that happened in the Fukushima cleaning robot at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant underscores challenges in the decommissioning the old power plant. At the time, a total of 390,000 people were evacuated or ordered to remain indoors and a 20km exclusion zone still exists around the nuclear plant. In the year following the natural disaster, Japan also had more than 5,000 aftershocks, the largest of which was a 7.9 quake. (more...)
Facebook to close 200+ Oculus VR demo stations in the US Facebook to close 200+ Oculus VR demo stations in the US
- February 11, 2017

CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that virtual reality is the next major computing platform that will change the world, yet the technology has yet to break into the mainstream like mobile phones. The Oculus Research team is led by Michael Abrash , with Zuckerberg saying that the team focuses on "things like advanced optics, eye tracking, mixed reality and new ways to map the human body". (more...)
Jacobi Capital Management Cuts Position in Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) by $2072720
- February 11, 2017

Institutional investors own 29.53% of the company's stock. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.49 EPS. The stock has a quick ratio of 0.40 and a current ratio of 0.60. "(WMT)" was originally published by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. If you are accessing this article on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States and worldwide trademark & copyright law. (more...)
US Appeal Court votes against travel ban
- February 11, 2017

Travel Association. Meanwhile, flight search demand from global origins fell 17 percent between Trump's inauguration and the implementation of the executive order, according to Hopper, a big data company that analyzes airfares. UNWTO's head Taleb Rifai said travel bans based on nationality are "contrary to the principles of freedom of travel". McCormick added that the uncertainty surrounding the travel ban could have a lasting economic impact, and corporations and businesses alike will ... (more...)
Trump backs 'One China' policy in first call with Xi Trump backs 'One China' policy in first call with Xi
- February 11, 2017

Two weeks into his presidency, Trump has spoken with 18 foreign leaders either in person or by phone-but amid a period of growing tensions between China and the US, Xi's name was conspicuously absent. Trump's affirmation of the " one China " policy was a condition Beijing set for the call. A statement was also released by the Chinese government in which it referred to the USA and China as "cooperative partners". (more...)
Jose Cuervo primed to join Mexico City stock market Jose Cuervo primed to join Mexico City stock market
- February 11, 2017

The IPO for Mexican tequila maker Jose Cuervo is riding high. The success of Jose Cuervo's IPO is believed to bring in more issuers that could buck the slump that is in Mexico where the IPOs have been in dormancy lately. The company plans to use proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include acquisitions. Mexican investors picked up 31% of the shares, according to the Mexican Stock Exchange. (more...)
BSP helped BJP by diverting votes in 2014 polls: Akhilesh BSP helped BJP by diverting votes in 2014 polls: Akhilesh
- February 11, 2017

While the verdict is a month away, the first phase becomes important as it might help see the establishment of momentum in a state polarised by communal and caste considerations as well as internecine ruling family politics. It further noted that 16 out of 67 candidates from BJP, 25 of 67 from BSP, 6 of 52 from RLD, 21 of 51 from SP, 6 of 18 from Indian National Congress and 13 of 206 independent candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits. (more...)
Trump Administration More Trustworthy Than Media Trump Administration More Trustworthy Than Media
- February 10, 2017

A mere six percent of Republicans say the media are "not tough enough" on Trump, while 65 percent said the media were "not tough enough" on Obama back in 2009. Consistent with a deeply divided America, how survey respondents feel about the direction of the country's economy as a whole differs along political party lines and who is now in power. (more...)
Prominent Runners: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN), Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE:ZEN)
- February 10, 2017

The insider owns 975,402 shares as of 0.33%, now worth $16328229.48. Nuance Communications, Inc. has its YTD performance of 12.35 Percent. The company's revenue was up.2% compared to the same quarter previous year. If you are viewing this report on another domain, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of US and worldwide copyright legislation. The original version of this report can be viewed at ... (more...)
'Cash me ousside' girl stars in new music video. How bow dah? 'Cash me ousside' girl stars in new music video. How bow dah?
- February 10, 2017

Wisely, Bregoli's manager sent the footage over to Kodak's people, primarily because they noticed he hadn't posted a video for it at the time. Earlier this week, as TMZ reports , Bregoli was removed from a flight and nearly arrested because she punched another passenger, one who apparently was being threatening toward her mother. (more...)
He Doesn't Have A Price - Antonio Conte Won't Entertain Eden Hazard Speculation
- February 10, 2017

In an interview with L'Equipe, the 22-year-old, who is under contract at the Premier League leaders until 2019 explained that; "We'll have to see how the second half of the season goes". "The stats show that Burnley are a really strong team at home", he said. "They're third in the table for games at home". It's a fantastic achievement for them but for this reason we must pay great attention. (more...)
Audi Gives RS3 Sportback A Facelift And 400 Horses Audi Gives RS3 Sportback A Facelift And 400 Horses
- February 10, 2017

The model will be presented to the public next month during the Geneva Auto Show. Instead, we'll get the RS 3 sedan. You can find out more details about the new Audi RS 3 Sportback over at Audi at the link below, we will have more details on the vehicle when it is unveiled in Geneva. (more...)
Gabe Newell: Valve developing 3 full-length VR games
- February 10, 2017

Many would question Valve's motivation's for entering the virtual reality market, but their fearless leader Gabe Newell has made it expressley clear: they will be working on VR games. Quite a bit of information was revealed during this briefing but the most interesting tidbit appears to be the fact that Valve is working on three full-blown VR titles. (more...)
Shawna Pandya to become third Indian-Origin woman to fly in Space Shawna Pandya to become third Indian-Origin woman to fly in Space
- February 10, 2017

After Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams, another Indian-origin woman to fly to space. After barraging questions from Indian media, she took to her Facebook and posted a clarification that she was not selected by NASA nor did she an opera singer. (more...)
Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC): Up to Date Analyst Ratings
- February 10, 2017

It has been assigned a low target price of $45 and a high target price of $77. Investors expected a price target of 2.92 for this quarter. The mean consensus price target now stands at $63.562. While Looking at Sales Growth (Year/est), the company is now showing a percentage value of 58.2 percent. Executives hold 1.05 percent of the stock. (more...)
'Superflares' Likely Made Proxima b Uninhabitable Long Ago
- February 10, 2017

For years, scientists speculated that a planet lurked near Proxima Centauri, but they had no physical observation to back up the theory. The research has implications for the recently-discovered Proxima b planet in the " habitable zone " of red dwarf, Proxima Centauri. (more...)

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