Science


At Trump-Xi meet, showdown fails to materialize
- April 09, 2017

Trump went on to imply he felt Xi did not deserve a fancy state dinner because China did not care about the American people or American businesses. Many blue-collar workers helped propel him to his unexpected election victory on November 8 and Trump is under pressure to deliver for them. (more...)
Samsung Expects Record Q1 Profits: Thomson Reuters (SSNLF)
- April 09, 2017

Samsung intends to announce its first-quarter net profit and sales by unit when it releases revised earnings later in April. Samsung said in its earnings guidance that it expects revenue will remain flat at around 50 trillion won for the quarter from 49.78 trillion won in the same quarter a year ago. (more...)
United States threatens more pressure on Syria after missile strikes
- April 09, 2017

Launching a tactical Tomahawk missile strike against Syria, specifically the Shayrat airfield - with its hardened aircraft shelters, radar equipment, warhead bunkers, fuel storage and defence system, disrupting the tyrannical regime's ability to deliver and deploy chemical weapons - was an action to be commended. (more...)
Samsung's chip business boosts quarterly results
- April 09, 2017

Investors and analysts expect Samsung to report its best-ever quarterly profit in April-June, with the Galaxy S8 smartphone hitting the market on April 21 in Samsung's first premium device launch since the Note 7's withdrawal in October. Analysts predicted the smartphone unit will recover in the following quarter when its flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 is rolled out, predicting operating income will post 3.5 trillion won. (more...)
Navy group to move toward Korean peninsula
- April 09, 2017

Harry Harris, the commander of U.S. Pacific Command in Hawaii. North Korea had warned the United States on Tuesday of "merciless" attacks if an aircraft carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson , which is joining in the Korean Peninsula, provokes any attack. (more...)
Samsung forecasts best quarterly profit in over 3 yrs as chips soar Samsung forecasts best quarterly profit in over 3 yrs as chips soar
- April 09, 2017

The world's largest smartphone maker has survived a global slowdown in handset sales - and its costly recall a year ago of Galaxy Note 7 devices - by profiting from its strong positions in memory chips and flexible displays. The result was higher than the market consensus of 9.3 trillion won, according to financial data provider FactSet. Official earnings results will be broken down in detail on a conference call on April 27. (more...)
Syrian governor confirms air base operating again Syrian governor confirms air base operating again
- April 09, 2017

The rebels of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) described the USA attack as a turning point in "eliminating the impunity" and a "military pressure against the Syrian army to put an end to its violations". "This very airport that was attacked by the United States has been fighting against terrorists for the last six years", Assad adviser Buthaina Shaaban told the AP in Damascus. (more...)
Trial of Samsung heir focuses on father-to-son succession
- April 09, 2017

The second-quarter operating profit is expected to reach 12 trillion won, industry watchers said. Samsung Electronics has reported a 48% jump in profits during the first three months of 2017, despite challenges around the failure of its Galaxy Note 7 handset a year ago. (more...)
ABC Viewers Just Casually Discover Four New Planets Unknown To Science ABC Viewers Just Casually Discover Four New Planets Unknown To Science
- April 09, 2017

Using data collected by Kepler space telescope and distributed through the Zooniverse website , more than 10,000 viewers classified unmapped parts of the skies and ended up finding many potential candidates, including four "Super Earth" planets. (more...)
United Nations condemns North Korea missile test, Japan extends unilateral bans United Nations condemns North Korea missile test, Japan extends unilateral bans
- April 09, 2017

Repeated provocations from the DPRK and its progressing nuclear ambitions have placed it firmly at the top of the agenda for US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping as they meet today at Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. The plans are far from new additions to the USA foreign policy playbook and won't come as a surprise to the Chinese, Stephens said. The North conducted two nuclear tests and 24 ballistic missile tests a year ago, defying six Security Council sanctions ... (more...)
Samsung could sell over 40 million units, say report
- April 09, 2017

Samsung Electronics on Friday launched new smartphone Galaxy C7 Pro priced at almost Rs 28,000 in India. LG Electronics' first-quarter operating profit was estimated at 609.5 billion won, up 20.6 percent from a year earlier, according to the data compiled by Yonhap Infomax, the financial news arm of Yonhap News Agency on 20 local brokerage houses. (more...)
SpaceX Launches And Lands The First Recycled Orbital Rocket Ever SpaceX Launches And Lands The First Recycled Orbital Rocket Ever
- April 09, 2017

Moments after the landing, an obviously-elated SpaceX founder Elon Musk hailed at as a big day for the space industry, "proving that something that can be done that many people said was impossible". Rocket segments are typically thrown away or destroyed after one use, but SpaceX aims to reuse Falcon first-stages to reduce the cost of operations. (more...)
Labor wins Gosford byelection as NSW voters put Berejiklian to test Labor wins Gosford byelection as NSW voters put Berejiklian to test
- April 09, 2017

The sticking point on that occasion was the rural electorate of Orange, which had been vacated by Nationals member Andrew Gee's move to federal politics at the July 2 election (the other two were in the safe Labor seats of Canterbury and Wollongong, where the Liberals did not field candidates). (more...)
Hillary Clinton Bashes Trump for Blocking Syrian Refugees Hillary Clinton Bashes Trump for Blocking Syrian Refugees
- April 09, 2017

Hillary Clinton lost because 1) she was nearly universally disliked by the voters and 2) few trusted her. She pointed out that the perception of a likeable woman is different from that of men. Clinton's clear statement that she doesn't see herself running for office again comes amidst swirling rumors that she is planning a challenge to incumbent Bill de Blasio in the upcoming New York City mayoral election. (more...)
Former Ubisoft Developer Opens New Indie Studio Former Ubisoft Developer Opens New Indie Studio
- April 09, 2017

While both Assassin's Creed 3 and Far Cry 4 fell a little short compared to their immediate predecessors in terms of critical reception, the games were still well-received and show that Hutchinson knows how to make a high quality AAA game. (more...)
Syria: Khan Sheikhun Families Grateful for US Strikes
- April 09, 2017

Russian Federation is set to beef up Syria's air defenses in the wake of a United States strike on a Syrian air base Friday, and it says it's suspending a deal with the U.S.to prevent mid-air collisions over Syria as well. Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, said he would not support ground troops in Syria but believes the missile attack was appropriate. "Years of previous attempts at changing Assad's behaviour have all failed and failed very dramatically", Mr Trump said , as he ... (more...)
Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Software Not Looking So Secure
- April 08, 2017

Coinciding with the attention this video is getting is a report from The Korea Herald citing sources who claim Samsung never intended for the facial recognition to be a serious security measure. What Bixby does Like these other virtual assistants, Bixby's feature set is multi-faceted; it's not just in one place on your phone, doing one thing, in one way. (more...)
Bhadrak tense: Odisha seeks 4 companies of RAF Bhadrak tense: Odisha seeks 4 companies of RAF
- April 08, 2017

Assuring all possible help to the Odisha government for normalcy, Pradhan said the Union home secretary informed him about deploying two companies of central security forces to the affected district. No Group Clashes or Death Yet The violence-hit town wore a deserted look as shops, business establishments, educational institutions and other organisations remained closed. (more...)
Mess gets messier: USA strike further complicates Syrian conflict
- April 08, 2017

Konashenkov also said that Russia's own air defense systems were reliably protecting its warplanes at the Hemeimeem air base in the Syrian province of Latakia, as well as on its navy outpost in Syria's Mediterranean port of Tartus. Iran has condemned the U.S. attack on Syria, saying the "unilateral action is risky, destructive and violates the principles of worldwide law". Trump called on all civilized nations to join the U.S. (more...)
Italy court blocks Uber services in Italy, citing unfair competition
- April 08, 2017

Uber's hard year continues: the cab-hailing service has been effectively banned from Italy after a Rome judge ruled the service represented unfair competition for the taxi companies and services already on the streets. Luckily the company has been given a 10 day grace period to remove their operations, but that's still not a lot of time to completely shut down their operations and move elsewhere. (more...)

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