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Swearinger sounds off on Washington's Fuller trade Swearinger sounds off on Washington's Fuller trade
- February 01, 2018

So the question is, who's it going to be? It's natural to think about Kirk Cousins , an inevitably coveted National Football League quarterback, in purple. He's one of the smartest players I've ever played with, one of the most athletic guys, can make plays. If that's true, he'll look to a few other places before Cleveland, if he looks to Cleveland at all. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi Launches 1st Khelo India School Games PM Narendra Modi Launches 1st Khelo India School Games
- February 01, 2018

The Prime Minister told the gathering that if India wishes to grow on the world stage, sportspersons will also have an important role to play. After the Modi-Netanyahu talks, Vijay Gokhale, the secretary (economic relations) and present foreign secretary had said, "What the two sides agreed, that our relationship was much larger than any single issue.that we need to look at it holistically and while we continue to talk to each other, our relationship is not determined by a single issue". (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation expresses 'grave concerns' over accuracy in so-called FISA abuse memo Federal Bureau of Investigation expresses 'grave concerns' over accuracy in so-called FISA abuse memo
- February 01, 2018

It is important to note that the statement was unsigned, not under the name of FBI Director Christopher Wray or anyone else. That is very much the case when it comes to whether or not the White House should release a memo put together by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) that allegedly contains a series of instances of wrongdoing by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and law enforcement as it relates to the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Apple questioned by United States agencies about slowing iPhones
- February 01, 2018

This story follows the discovery on Reddit that an update issued by Apple had impacted the performance of the iPhone 6, 6S, SE, and 7. In December, the company sent its apology for not properly announcing this information and promised to release another update to lessen the problem. (more...)
Featured Stock to See: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Featured Stock to See: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)
- February 01, 2018

About 10.65M shares traded. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Sns Financial Group Llc decreased Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) stake by 9.16% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Shares for $1.98M were sold by COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE . Verity Asset Mgmt holds 1.77% or 28,775 shares in its portfolio. It also increased its holding in Hess Corp (NYSE:HES) by 584,640 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.41 million shares, and has risen its stake in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). (more...)
Animated Mario movie coming from Minions studio
- February 01, 2018

Illumination, which has an exclusive financing and distribution partnership with Universal Pictures, has garnered an extraordinary number of franchise successes for a studio only a decade old. However, should Nintendo and Illumination prove to have a victor on their hands with their take on Super Mario Bros ., this could usher in the dawn of Nintendo's many franchises delving further and further into the mainstream. (more...)
Nintendo announces new Mario Kart game for smartphones Nintendo announces new Mario Kart game for smartphones
- February 01, 2018

A new mobile application is now in development: Mario Kart Tour! Nintendo has announced a new Mario Kart game but it's not coming to the Switch. After all, Miitomo will be shut down soon, Super Mario Run got tons of free players but few who liked it enough to pay for the remainder of the short game, and even Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is starting to wear on people. (more...)
Kelly: Trump will release House GOP memo 'pretty quick' Kelly: Trump will release House GOP memo 'pretty quick'
- February 01, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan urged fellow Republicans on Tuesday to resist using a politically divisive memo alleging "shocking" misconduct in the FBI and Justice Department to undermine confidence in the special counsel investigation of President Trump and Russian Federation. (more...)
New Lister Thunder packs 666bhp and 200mph New Lister Thunder packs 666bhp and 200mph
- February 01, 2018

The Thunder is based off the Jaguar F-Type R , using that model's supercharged 5.0-liter V8 under the hood. Both the front and rear bumpers are now made from carbon fiber, with the former benefitting from an extended splitter for better downforce. (more...)
Free PS Plus Games for February 2018 Revealed Free PS Plus Games for February 2018 Revealed
- February 01, 2018

It should be noted that February is a short month. The two games that round out the list for the PS4 for the month of February are Knack and Rime . In Spelunker HD you need to be careful to avoid bat guano, snacks, and dreaded ghosts, who are out to take you to the Shadow World. In a style of Japanese Anime, you are out to stop an ancient threat that has recently awakened. (more...)
Bon-Ton closing two Lehigh Valley stores Bon-Ton closing two Lehigh Valley stores
- January 31, 2018

Bon-Ton is closing 42 stores as part of a turnaround plan announced in November . Other stores on the list include Younkers in Beaver Dam , Superior and Wausau; Elder-Beerman in Beloit; and a Boston Store clearance center in Milwaukee . (more...)
Google Flights Predicts Delays Before Airlines Google Flights Predicts Delays Before Airlines
- January 31, 2018

While airlines already send you a notification when your flight has been delayed, Google's AI can show the actual reason for a flight delay and even predict when a delay might occur. The delay shows up in a red flag directly in Google Flights next to the rest of the flight information. So, you should still probably get to the airport on time. (more...)
Sensex slips from record on profit-booking Sensex slips from record on profit-booking
- January 31, 2018

Dr Reddy's (3.24%), Coal India (2.26%) and ICICI Bank (1.96%) were the top Sensex losers. On the other hand, Kotak Mahindra Bank (1.88%), Reliance Industries (1.25%), Housing Development Finance Corporation (1.15%), Tata Motors (0.77%), Asian Paints (0.27%), and I C I C I Bank (0.24%) were the major gainers in the Sensex. (more...)
Tom Hardy Just Got A Leonardo Dicaprio Tattoo After Losing A Bet Tom Hardy Just Got A Leonardo Dicaprio Tattoo After Losing A Bet
- January 31, 2018

But previous year the actor took home the Best Actor Oscar and, well, Tom had to pay up. Two years after losing a bet to the megastar, Leonardo DiCaprio , Tom got a tattoo venerating his former co-star on the set of The Revenant . Hardy seems to have got the tattoo a few weeks ago as the new ink was not there on his bicep in a photo he shared with his fans on the photo-and-video-sharing application. (more...)
Buffett, JPMorgan Chase and Amazon Team on Healthcare Endeavor Buffett, JPMorgan Chase and Amazon Team on Healthcare Endeavor
- January 31, 2018

Amazon is diving into health care, teaming up with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the NY bank JPMorgan Chase , to create a company that helps their US employees find quality care "at a reasonable cost". The reactions to the reported team up between Amazon , Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase amount to purely speculation at this point, as details about how the new insurance company will function are sparse. (more...)
Spotify Tests Free Pandora-Like 'Stations' Playlist App Spotify Tests Free Pandora-Like 'Stations' Playlist App
- January 31, 2018

As Spotify claimed, the new Stations app is a pure listening experience and is clearly for those who aren't eager to register for paid membership programs. As you listen, it learns what you like and creates personalised stations that you'll love. There is no option to skip through songs but it does keep track of your music listening habits so as to suggest songs that match your mood or taste. (more...)
'Talking' killer whale mimics human words including 'hello' 'Talking' killer whale mimics human words including 'hello'
- January 31, 2018

What's more, two human utterances and all of the human-produced orca sounds were managed on the first attempt - although only one human sound - "hello" - was correctly produced more than 50% of the time on subsequent trials. Scientists say the discovery helps to shed light on how different pods of wild killer whales have ended up with distinct dialects, adding weight to the idea that they are the result of imitation between orcas. (more...)
DOJ and SEC probing Apple over phone slowdown DOJ and SEC probing Apple over phone slowdown
- January 31, 2018

AAPL has been the subject of a number of research reports. The 1 lakh rupee flagship from Apple seems to have an uncertain fate as earlier reports suggested shutting down of production in the coming months. Tillar Wenstrup Advisors LLC's holdings in Apple were worth $2,563,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (more...)
Former San Diego Padres general manager Kevin Towers dies Former San Diego Padres general manager Kevin Towers dies
- January 31, 2018

Under his watch the Padres won four division titles and the 1998 National League pennant. Kevin Towers was nearly singular in his enthusiasm for the game and his ability to channel that enthusiasm toward building baseball teams. Tower's influence on the current game is apparent and can be found all over the league, from front offices like the Cubs and Theo Epstein , who said, "He was the best". (more...)
Dream Team: Switch & Odyssey Sales Driving Up Nintendo Revenue Dream Team: Switch & Odyssey Sales Driving Up Nintendo Revenue
- January 31, 2018

Earnings for the third quarter of 2017 surpassed expectations, totalling ¥482.97 billion/$4.4 billion United States dollars instead of ¥407.86 billion/$3.75 billion USD, which raises forecasted sales of Nintendo Switch up to 15 million. The company revised its full-year profit upward by 41 percent to 120 billion yen ($1.1 billion). For the April-December period, Nintendo said net profit reached 135 billion yen, up 31.3 percent from the same period in the previous financial year. (more...)

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