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Samsung tips 48 percent jump in 1Q profit

The Korean tech giant posted its earnings estimate for the first quarter of this year, with sales amounting to 50 trillion won, or roughly 44 billion USA dollars. "Samsung will look to recover the market share they lost a year ago and pump up volumes even if they have to spend more to do so", IBK Asset Management fund manager Kim Hyun Su said. Read More

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Facebook launches new virtual reality app

AR Studio , which comprises machine-learning-powered face tracking, sensor data awareness and scripting APIs, enable developers to make use of Facebook's computing power to create experiences AR experiences without having to invest in the tech themselves, in turn giving Facebook a lead over Snapchat when it comes to mobile AR. Read More

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Target Transforms Into Mario Kart

Target Transforms Into Mario Kart

Shopping carts will be skinned as go-karts, the entrance will be totally redone, and Mario , Luigi, and other characters will make appearances throughout the store. For one reason or another, it's not possible for players to play the game this way with two Joy-Cons attached to the controller grip, which is the standard input method for most Nintendo Switch games. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 pre order breaks the record of previous pre…

AT&T and Samsung are working together in creating the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Active smartphone. Rumors suggest that Samsung might take pre-orders from major e-commerce sites from the same day itself. Specifically, the Galaxy S8's almost bezel-less design and big, curved screen, might make it a bit harder to ruggedize and safeguard the handset. Ahead of its official launch in the US next week, Samsung Mobile USA has released a new ad for the Galaxy S8 , titled " Infinitely Amazing ". Read More

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Trump Health Dept. dismisses Obama appointed surgeon general

Trump Health Dept. dismisses Obama appointed surgeon general

Murthy's exit was the second of an Indian American in a high-profile position in the federal government following that of Preet Bharara, who was among several U.S. He was appointed by President Obama in November 2013 and has made headlines for labeling gun violence a health threat to the American public. It was not immediately clear why Murthy was relieved from duty. Read More

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Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

Challenges that have arisen in talks include $1 billion for border wall and $2 billion of funding for border security separate from wall construction, according to a House aide. Huffington Post's Matt Fuller put it best: "Conservatives inside and outside Congress may soon rightfully ask: How is this deal any different than a bill Republicans would get if Hillary Clinton were president and Democrats controlled Congress?" "Clearly, we're not going to build a wall in an afternoon". Read More

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Friday is Prince Day in Minnesota

Howard Kornfeld. Prince was bigger than life and so it seems only fitting that on the one-year anniversary of his death that Governor Dayton would declare Friday, April 21, as Prince Day in Minnesota. I just felt like he knew. Autopsy results released in June show Prince died of a fentanyl overdose. However, Comerica Bank & Trust and Paisley Park Enterprises, which manages Prince's estate, sued to stop the release, claiming it was "violating the terms of [Boxill's] agreement ... Read More

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HTC One A9 Nougat update is now available in India

HTC One A9 Nougat update is now available in India

T-Mobile customers may have seen the recent news that Galaxy Note5 owners on AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon were starting to get the Android 7.0 Nougat update , and anxious that they were being overlooked. The new software update for HTC One A9 comes after the Taiwanese technology giant seeded the Android 7.0 Nougat update to HTC 10, 10 Lifestyle and One M9 earlier this year. Read More

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Moto Z2 Play Press renders Leaked

Moto Z2 Play Press renders Leaked

This could very well indicate the company plans to announce the Moto Z2 Play on this date, which falls within the same week as Apples annual developer conference WWDC. There is no information regarding the other specs of the smartphone. There's the familiar front-facing flash also seen in last year's model, along with the selfie camera. Read More

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Earth Makes Appearance Between Saturn's Rings in New Cassini Image

Earth Makes Appearance Between Saturn's Rings in New Cassini Image

This makes the flyby the transition between the ring-grazing orbits the spacecraft has been conducting since November 30, 2016, and the Grand Finale in which it will conduct 22 dives between the rings and the planet. Previously, Cassini snapped this iconic image of Earth in 2013. Saturn's icy moon Enceladus has a form of chemical energy that life can feed on, researchers with NASAs Cassini mission to Saturn have revealed. Read More

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Dossier part of Federal Bureau of Investigation evidence for secret court order

Dossier part of Federal Bureau of Investigation evidence for secret court order

The FBI used the dossier as part of the justification to win approval to secretly monitor a Trump associate, according to U.S. officials briefed on the investigation. So when he became a foreign-policy adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign previous year and gave a Russia-friendly speech at a prestigious Moscow institute, it soon caught the bureau's attention. Read More

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China's first cargo spacecraft docks with space lab

China's first cargo spacecraft docks with space lab

Cargo ships bring supplies and fuel into orbit, and the independent development of one is a "crucial step" toward China's goal of having its own crewed space station by 2022, according to the official Xinhua news agency. A Long March 7 rocket carrying the Tianzhou 1 cargo spacecraft blasts off from the Wenchang Space Launch Centre in Wenchang in Hainan province on Thursday. Read More

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Opposition vows protests to press PM to resign during probe

Opposition vows protests to press PM to resign during probe

Political analysts state that the ruling is a blow to Sharif's credibility [Reuters report], despite the favorable judgment, and that the investigation's findings may weaken Sharif's chances at getting reelected. The petitioners had claimed that the Prime Minister lied about the investments made by his children in offshore companies, which led to the acquisition of four apartments in London's upscale Park Lane neighbourhood. Read More

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Samsung Electronics says Galaxy S8 pre-orders exceeded S7

Samsung will announce the Indian availability and pricing details on April 19. In US, Samsung's own site is throwing mouth-watering discounts right now, until device remains on pre-order, till April 21. With each new edition of its flagship line, Samsung is used to launch an ultra-resistant variant called Active. The Galaxy S8 smartphones are backed by 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage with an option to expand the storage to up to 256GB using a microSD card. Read More

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Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) Valuation According To Analysts

About 381,496 shares traded. It has underperformed by 1.88% the S&P500. Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc increased Duke Realty Corporation (DRE ) stake by 5939.63% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Shares for $1.03M were sold by DiLiberto Matthew J. A month ago, analyst EPS consensus estimated earnings of US$0.06 per share. CSC's profit will be $114.91M for 20.54 P/E if the $0.84 EPS becomes a reality. Read More

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Starbucks debuts Unicorn Frappuccino

Starbucks debuts Unicorn Frappuccino

The Huffington Post reported that Starbucks has confirmed that the Unicorn Frappuccino will be available for a limited time this week in a number of participating stores in Northern America and Mexico. "It's not bad", she said. My initial reaction is disgust that Starbucks would offer a sugar filled Frappuccino. It's no secret that I'm an avid Starbucks drinker, and I jumped at the opportunity to try this unique concoction. Read More

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Life in Solar System Nearly Possible on Two Moons

Most notably, this ocean world, as the space agency calls it, has ample amounts of hydrogen gas in its oceans, something that may work with carbon dioxide in the oceans' waters to support life. The new findings indicate Enceladus has almost all of these ingredients, thought that does not guarantee there are microbes or other life on the tiny, icy moon. Read More

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Trump's advisers to discuss commitment to Paris climate deal

Legarda also said that the local climate change action plans (LCCAP) of all cities, municipalities, and provinces in the country must be fast as they were tools to access grant-based funding from worldwide climate funds. Clearly, environmental and economic concerns are pertinent to everyone, not one party more than another. Boyle said his more immediate goals are to protect the environmental gains made under the Obama administration, ensure continued participation in the Paris Agreement ... Read More

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Paris police shot on Champs-Elysees; IS group claims attack

Paris police shot on Champs-Elysees; IS group claims attack

Cheurfi, 39, a French national who lived with his mother in the eastern Paris suburb of Chelles, had spent some 14 years in prison from 2001 for crimes including gun attacks on law enforcement officers. The first round of voting in the two-stage presidential election is due to take place on Sunday. Extra security had also been requested "in response for some intelligence information that terrorist organizations such as the PKK and Daesh might carry out violent attacks", Musa added. Read More

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Apple gets autonomous vehicle testing permit in California

Apple is now listed on the California DMV's website as having a permit to test autonomous cars in the state. Apple has officially reached the starting line in the race to deliver the first self-driving auto to the masses. Meanwhile, General Motors on Thursday announced it would spend $14 million to expand its San Francisco autonomous-vehicle unit, Cruise Automation, and hire 1,100 people to work on it. Read More

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Turkey's premier warns opposition against street protests

Turkey's premier warns opposition against street protests

Hundreds of people are queuing in front of Turkey's election board in cap. The United States continues to support Turkey's democratic development, to which commitment to the rule of law and a diverse and free media remain essential. Underscoring the complicated relationship between the USA and Turkey , the White House readout of Trump's call also noted the pressing issues on which the US has tried to work with Turkey , namely fighting the Islamic State group and quelling Syria's civil ... Read More

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Tennis star Serena expecting baby

A spokeswoman for Serena Williams says the tennis star is pregnant . Her ranking projects to finish this season somewhere outside the top 20. Very impressive! Winning the Australian Open also meant that she beat Steffi Graf's previous record for the most Grand Slam singles titles, taking her into the record books. Read More

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Xiaomi Mi 6 to be available in 11 colors

Xiaomi Mi 6 to be available in 11 colors

According to Gadgets 360 , the rumored Xiaomi Mi 6 Plus bearing model number MDE40 has been spotted (via Playfuldroid ) on a Chinese certification site. For music, it uses the USB Type-C port. Xiaomi Mi 6 is splash resistant and it also has nano-coating but officially it is not certified by water resistance. Read More

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Fly the funnier skies: Mideast airlines troll United

And the Department of Transportation announced it's reviewing how the airline handled the incident. That list - generated hours before the plane ever got to the gate - would remain in the computer system until after the flight actually departed, said Ahmed Abdelghany, a professor of operations management at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona Beach, Fla., campus. Read More

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Mourinho impressed by Shaw, Rashford

I was thinking about him and [fellow substitute Marouane] Fellaini both at the same time but, because I made a change with Marcos Rojo, I couldn't do that and he didn't play. The fixture stands at 1-1 after the first leg. He immediately fell to the pitch in obvious pain and held his knee before being attended to by the Manchester United physios. Read More

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