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Apples' Revenue Jumps 4.6% in 'Strong' Q2 Apples' Revenue Jumps 4.6% in 'Strong' Q2
- May 03, 2017

Following Apple's earnings report, the company's stock was down about 2% in after-hours trading on Tuesday. Apple still missed on its smartphone sales. Revenue from the App Store , Apple Pay and the like clocked in at US$7.04bn, which was up from US$6bn the year before but a tad below the US$7.06bn Wall Street had pencilled in. (more...)
Government needs September 'shutdown' to fix Senate 'mess' Government needs September 'shutdown' to fix Senate 'mess'
- May 03, 2017

Trump also touted the five-month spending-bill deal in a Rose Garden ceremony Tuesday honoring members of the Air Force Academy football team, describing it as an "under the radar" victory. Senate functions and greatly diminish the need for bipartisanship, according to Politico. "He apparently hasn't served in a legislative body because had we not had the filibuster rule this country would have been gone a long time ago - would have gone straight to socialism", the Utah Republican told ... (more...)
Playboy Model's Photo Has the Maori Fuming Playboy Model's Photo Has the Maori Fuming
- May 03, 2017

Others posted negative comments on Cook's Instagram post which now has over 11,500 likes. Mr Ngaware says Cook's photo highlights a "clash between Western assumptions and indigenous values and beliefs", but it doesn't sound like the model is in a hurry to make another 12.6 km trek anytime soon. (more...)
Steady Stock: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Steady Stock: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)
- May 03, 2017

Ltd. owned approximately 0.17% of Microsoft worth $825,108,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. Annual Dividend Yield of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT ) stands at 2.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 16th. Microsoft's dividend payout ratio is now 73.59%. (more...)
Are fasting diets really any good? Are fasting diets really any good?
- May 03, 2017

Writing in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine , Varady and colleagues from four U.S. institutions described how they recruited 100 overweight or obese participants, 86% of whom were women, and randomly allocated them to one of three regimes: eating as normal, daily calorie counting and an alternate-day fasting diet. (more...)
Modern Warfare Remastered Could Get A Standalone Release Very Soon Modern Warfare Remastered Could Get A Standalone Release Very Soon
- May 03, 2017

Available with the Deluxe and Legacy Editions of Infinite Warfare (the Legacy Edition is now £39.99 on Amazon ), the re-release was celebrated upon release for the quality job Raven Software did updating the classic. It's being speculated that the game might not be a full-price game and might come a with a price tag ranging from $20 to $40, according to GameSpot . (more...)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Analyst's Long Term Pick Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Analyst's Long Term Pick
- May 03, 2017

The company now has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 34.90% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 20.60%. Jane Street Group Inc Ltd reported 0.28% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. As part of the most recent update to the program, the Board has raised its share repurchase authorization to $210 billion from the $175 billion level declared a year ago. (more...)
Samsung unveils Bixby AI voice assistance Samsung unveils Bixby AI voice assistance
- May 03, 2017

If the Note 8 does wind up offering pen input, a bigger screen, dual rear cameras and integrated fingerprint reader in the Infinity Display, it could certainly give some shoppers pause before pulling the trigger on the Galaxy S8 or S8+. It is built on Exynos 7870 chipset, and the device is IP68 certified. It will also feature Apple Pay. If you've been following the Galaxy S8 since launch, then you probably already know that the English-speaking version of Samsung's much-touted ... (more...)
Vulnerability hits Intel enterprise PCs going back 10 years Vulnerability hits Intel enterprise PCs going back 10 years
- May 03, 2017

The remote management flaw has given hackers the opportunity to fully take control of the computers running on the vulnerable networks for the best part of a decade, according to an advisory briefing published by Intel yesterday afternoon. Intel AMT enables IT or managed service providers to manage and fix not only their PC assets, but workstations and entry servers as well, utilizing the same infrastructure and tools across platforms for management consistency. (more...)
Ex-officer Slager to plead guilty after killing unarmed black man Ex-officer Slager to plead guilty after killing unarmed black man
- May 03, 2017

As part of the plea deal , SC prosecutors would drop the state's murder case against Michael Slager , who was sacked from the North Charleston police force after the bystander's video became public. The video showed Slager picking the Taser up off the ground and dropping it near Scott's body in what prosecutors suggested was an attempt to plant evidence. (more...)
Samsung to become world's largest chipmaker
- May 03, 2017

The shift in power hasn't happened yet, but research company IC Insights predicts it will happen before we're halfway through 2017; but only if the recent high prices of memory chips continues. Samsung Electronics in the first quarter earned record-high operating profit of 6.31 trillion won ($5.6 billion) from semiconductor operation and SK Hynix registered all-time high operating profit of 2.47 trillion won. (more...)
IN PICS: Super Sharma leaves RCB on the brink IN PICS: Super Sharma leaves RCB on the brink
- May 03, 2017

Parthiv Patel (MI): The wicketkeeper-batsman has got his side off to a flyer throughout the tournament. In Krunal's last over, de Villiers again pulled out the sweep for another massive six, reaching 43 off 26. Buttler ultimately departed in the eighth, chipping Negi (2-17) to the fielder at extra cover, while the left-arm spinner also accounted for Nitish Rana (27 off 28) in his next over. (more...)
Pfizer revenue misses estimates as top drugs disappoint Pfizer revenue misses estimates as top drugs disappoint
- May 03, 2017

According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.63 and can go high up to $0.71. Shares of Merck rose by as much as 1.62% to $63.39 in premarket trades this morning. In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.32 on the shares of Pfizer Inc. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 12th will be paid a $0.32 dividend. (more...)
SpaceX rocket lifts off on first launch for U.S
- May 03, 2017

Space X Announced Delay In The Launch Of Secretive Satellite For U.S: Space X is a Space company. After reschuduling the launch of its first SpySat mission for the U.S. The Falcon 9 rocket was awarded USA air force certification in May 2015, breaking a monopoly held by United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin. (more...)
Malware-carrying Flash Drives Shipped To Unsuspecting Customers Malware-carrying Flash Drives Shipped To Unsuspecting Customers
- May 03, 2017

The drives contained an initialization tool for some of its Storwize systems, the post stated. "While the malicious file is copied onto the desktop or laptop, the file is not executed during initialization", IBM said. An unspecified number of IBM USB drives have been shipped containing a Trojan. According to Kaspersky, the malware is a trojan dropper that can be used to fetch an array of secondary malware, including ransomware and espionage worms. (more...)
Uber launches food delivery business UberEATS Uber launches food delivery business UberEATS
- May 03, 2017

Furthermore, costumers interested in trying out the service can use the " EATNOW50 " promo code in the UberEATS app to receive a ₹50 discount on their first five orders, Uber announced. UberEATS allows consumers to schedule orders, curate restaurants, personalise taste preferences and dietary restrictions and track the delivery on the app. (more...)
Half-Life, Portal co-writer Chet Faliszek left Valve a month ago Half-Life, Portal co-writer Chet Faliszek left Valve a month ago
- May 03, 2017

Though his departure may be sudden, Faliszek insisted that there were no hard feelings between himself and Valve, reassuring that it was "Nothing exciting or drama filled". Comparisons have been drawn between Faliszek's departure and Eric Wolfpaw and Marc Laidlaw, two other Valve writers who left the company within the past year. (more...)
Google Maps, Amazon ditch Apple Watch Google Maps, Amazon ditch Apple Watch
- May 03, 2017

Meanwhile, Target no longer offers integration for its main app, but the Cartwheel service remains supported on the Apple Watch. When Apple released watchOS 3 previous year, a lot of developers had shown interest in making standalone apps for the Apple Watch. (more...)
Jared Kushner is in Business With George Soros Jared Kushner is in Business With George Soros
- May 03, 2017

Kushner, who is President Trump's son-in-law, and a close adviser, also did not disclose loans on several properties that total more than $1 billion, the Journal reported . The previously undisclosed business relationships with titans of the financial and technology worlds are through a real-estate tech startup called Cadre that Mr. (more...)
GOP health care bill 'guarantees' coverage for pre-existing conditions
- May 03, 2017

The issue even seeped into popular culture after late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel delivered an emotional 13-minute monologue Monday describing the recent birth of his son, who had heart disease that required immediate surgery that proved successful. (more...)

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