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Sensex Down 42 Points Ahead Of Exit Polls; Nifty Slips 8 Points

Sensex Down 42 Points Ahead Of Exit Polls; Nifty Slips 8 Points

At 9.26 a.m, the Sensex was trading down 67.35 points or 0.23% at 28,834.59 with 19 components falling. There are 516 advances, 1127 declines and 72 unchanged stocks on NSE reflecting strong negative bias floating in the market. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading lower by 11.65 points or 0.13% at 8,912.65 with 28 components falling. The Indian rupee weakened by three paise to 66.70 against a United States dollar from its previous close of 66.67 to a greenback. Read More

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Technology Stocks Worth Chasing: Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR), Xerox Corporation (XRX)

Technology Stocks Worth Chasing: Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR), Xerox Corporation (XRX)

Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 37,170 shares of the company's stock worth $155,000 after buying an additional 170 shares during the period. For the current year Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR) has set to release EPS of $-0.19 as per the sentiments of 10 analysts, however according to 10 analysts, the company expected to release $-0.06 EPS for next year. Read More

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Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEV joins hybrid range

Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEV joins hybrid range

The Niro plug-in hybrid keeps its 1.6-liter, 104-horsepower gasoline engine and electric motor assistance from the standard version but enhances the electric capacity to an 8.9 kilowatt-hour, high-capacity lithium-ion battery pack. Kia said the Niro PHEV includes a regenerative braking system to harvest energy and recharge the batteries while braking or coasting.The brand said the auto will also provide guidance on how to drive more efficiently in order to preserve battery life. Read More

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Modern Warfare Remastered set to receive four new maps

Modern Warfare Remastered set to receive four new maps

In addition to the areas being included in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered's Variety Map Pack , the DLC will also include 10 Rare Supply Drops, which have been likened to microtransactions. The Variety Map Pack DLC will be released on other platforms at a later date. Apparently, fans have been divided regarding this new content of the game. Read More

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Don't let Congress Undermine Our Online Privacy

Don't let Congress Undermine Our Online Privacy

The FTC now has little control over ISPs and any further control would require action from the FCC or Congress. Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii opposes Flake's proposition and recently stated, "If this [resolution] is passed , neither the FCC nor the FTC will have clear authority when it comes to how Internet service providers protect consumers' data privacy and security". Read More

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Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

New York State Teachers Retirement System owned 0.17% of Texas Instruments worth $124,672,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of TXN. Last year, it had about $2.92 billion of revenue. Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN ) now trades with a market capitalization of $79.31 Billion. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, February 13th. Read More

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(WFC) Stock Rating Lowered by Argus

(WFC) Stock Rating Lowered by Argus

Global X Management Co. Wells Fargo has named a new top lawyer, filling a key position as the bank faces legal and regulatory investigations over a phony accounts scandal. Investors of record on Friday, February 3rd were paid a $0.38 dividend. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.61%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, February 1st. Read More

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Geneva Motor Show 2017

Geneva Motor Show 2017

Beginning from the B-pillars (start of the rear doors), the Sport Turismo features a completely unique rear design. Standard features will include a digital Porsche Advanced Cockpit, Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control, rear axle steering, and driver assistance features like Porsche Traction Management, which is an active AWD system with an electronically controlled multi-plate clutch. Read More

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Renault Zoe e-Sport concept

Renault Zoe e-Sport concept

Renault has revealed a performance version of its electric ZOE at the Geneva Motor Show. This is the Zoe e-Sport Concept, which has been created to help develop the brand's future electric cars and celebrate its success in Formula E under the Renault e.dams banner. Read More

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FCC chairman Ajit Pai nominated for another term

FCC chairman Ajit Pai nominated for another term

Trump appointed Pai as the head of the Federal Communications Commission in January, replacing Obama-appointee Tom Wheeler who stepped down, but his term had officially ended on 1 July 2016. Comcast Senior EVP David Cohen says that with Pai as FCC Chairman "consumers can look forward to policies of light regulation that will spur greater investment and innovation and job creation". Read More

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PS4 Pro's highly anticipated 'Boost Mode' arrives in tomorrow's update

You'll be given the choice to "Upload/Download Saved Data" from the the PS4's home screen that let you upload the saved data on your PS4 to PS Plus online storage and download the saved data from PS Plus online storage to your PS4 easily. You'll be able to add effects like drop shadows to text and darken the Function Area to make your icons visible. Save Data Shortcut - Quickly access save data via the Options button menu and the new 'Upload/Download Saved Data option. Read More

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GOP Hill leaders back away from Trump on wiretap allegations

GOP Hill leaders back away from Trump on wiretap allegations

Nunes said he had not spoke to Trump about the tweets or been in touch with the White House. "And I think a lot of the things he says, you guys sometimes take literally", Nunes said to the press. The ranking Democrat on the committee, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, said he planned to ask FBI Director James Comey directly about the matter at the hearing, which is scheduled on the first day of a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. Read More

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Need for an upgrade in the White House staff

Need for an upgrade in the White House staff

About 80 students from George Walton Academy in Monroe, Ga. were at the White House for their annual school trip, but unfortunately, they just missed a sighting of the President. Now, Wikileaks is threatening to not only expose "secret" information, but also the way we collected the information, which may even include using our own household appliances against us. Read More

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BJP giving UP elections a communal colour, says BSP chief Mayawati

BJP giving UP elections a communal colour, says BSP chief Mayawati

More than 500 candidates will contest the polls from these seats, and there are 1.41 crore registered voters in these areas. Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of acting like the "undeclared claimant" of the chief minister's post in Uttar Pradesh, and the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) of giving a communal colour to the Assembly polls. Read More

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Mercedes-AMG teases four-door sports auto concept

EQ is the new electric auto sub-brand of Mercedes and the EQ Power+ label signifies performance-oriented technology leveraging EQ's know-how-it's even used by the Mercedes AMG Formula One team for its 2017 race vehicle. The team behind the GT concept focused on lighting as a headline feature, with the daytime running lamps employing "nano active-fiber technology", which is essentially a flexible rope light that allows designers to create an instantly recognizable signature look. Read More

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Release date confirmed for Voodoo Vince: Remastered

Release date confirmed for Voodoo Vince: Remastered

When looking for new games to bring to the Xbox One, a remastered Voodoo Vince was the flawless fit. Voodoo Vince Remastered will receive a full graphical makeover, running in 60 FPS at 1080p resolution with 16:9 aspect ratio. Beep Games announced today that the remastered version of Voodoo Vince will be released on April 18th. Vince may get his butt kicked, but his opponents feel the pain!”. Read More

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Final Fantasy VII Remake's Battles Are Action-based, Cover Optional

Final Fantasy VII Remake's Battles Are Action-based, Cover Optional

If you were expecting a one-to-one interpretation of the game its based off, you may need to temper your expectations for the Final Fantasy VII Remake. . If the latter, this again suggests that 7R will draw generously from XV's rapid-fire, always-on approach to combat. He concluded the short interview that the big Guard Scorpion battle will be flashy and it will have a lot more new moves than what was included in the PSOne original. Read More

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Pac-12 Tournament Preview & Picks

Utah probably needs to win the Pac-12 tournament to make the NCAA tournament, something not entirely out of reach for the No. 4 seed. Nine games could take the Ducks all the way to the NCAA championship, which would be the team's second title since the Tall Firs won it in 1939. Read More

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Man arrested after allegedly impersonating ICE official

Man arrested after allegedly impersonating ICE official

Itai Ozderman , 35, who now lives in Maryland, is accused of dressing as an ICE agent, complete with bulletproof vest with the ICE logo, in Falls Church, Virginia, on multiple occasions. Detectives contacted the Baltimore County Police Department and confirmed Ozderman was not an officer and had never been employed by the department, the release said. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date and Pre-purchase Details Emerge

Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date and Pre-purchase Details Emerge

Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked 2017 event may be weeks away but there has been no shortage of leaks related to the Galaxy S8 flagship which is expected to make a debut later this month. Samsung put two 16 MP cameras with f/1.9 aperture - one on the front and one on the back. The Galaxy A7 (2017) flaunts a 5.7 inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display having Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Read More

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Google reveals Chromebook for schools by HP

Google reveals Chromebook for schools by HP

Apple's iOS and macOs combined for 11 percent of the global market, while Google grabbed a 23 percent share a year ago. Windows devices held steady at 22%, while iPads and Mac laptops fell from 25% in 2015 to just 19% previous year. Use of iPads and MacBooks in US schools hit a new low previous year, with Apple struggling to make further inroads into the education sector, according to new figures (via The New York Times ). Read More

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Fitbit proves heart rate monitors can be slim with new Alta HR

Fitbit proves heart rate monitors can be slim with new Alta HR

It uses the PurePulse heart rate technology to analyse light, deep and REM sleep ( Sleep Stages ) and can provide personalised guidance to the user to help improve their sleep ( Sleep Insight ), something I am sure we all want. This is the Fitbit Alta HR, the new bracelet connected to the American company. What do you think of the Fitbit Alta HR? The Alta HR isn't any different in appearance from the Alta, which is good news - looks were a strength for the fitness band. Read More

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Geneva Motor Show: 600kW GT Concept points to AMG hybrid future

Geneva Motor Show: 600kW GT Concept points to AMG hybrid future

A new "Panamericana" grille features vertical slats with red accents; shutters in the front and side air intakes open and close to balance aerodynamics and airflow. Exterior mirrors are similarly high-tech, having been replaced by cameras. The GT Concept also features a large fastback style tailgate similar in style to that gracing the GT sports auto, providing uninterrupted access to a deep trunk. Read More

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