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'Lego Batman' Wins Slow Weekend Box Office

Cure for Wellness placed # 11, beaten out for the #10 spot by best picture Oscar contender Lion , which grossed another $5.2-M for a domestic box office of $37.4-M for The Weinstein Co. "Viewers only care about the movie". Two new release , both from 20th Century Fox, also unsuccessful in catching on. Rated-R comedy Fist Fight took some lumps on its opening weekend, banking just $12 million for a fifth place debut. Read More

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Consensus Watch on Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) is a natural resource company with a portfolio of mineral assets, and oil and natural gas resources. This article was posted by Community Financial News and is the sole property of of Community Financial News. If you are accessing this report on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of USA & global trademark & copyright law. Read More

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Disgusted by Donald Trump's antics, Central Intelligence Agency veteran resigns

As a candidate, Donald Trump's rhetoric suggested that he meant to take a different approach. Price urged the Trump administration to rebuild trust with the U.S. Price also discussed President Trump's heavily criticized speech at the CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia. Edward Price writes in an opinion piece published online Monday that Trump's campaign rhetoric combined with some of his initial moves in the White House led to his decision, according to The Washington Post . Read More

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Samsung's C-Lab to show streaming specs and more at MWC

Samsung says Relúmĭno can help these users watch television in a manner that obviates the need for the much more expensive visual aids on the market now. A number of apps let people use their Windows devices through a virtual interface, and the recently released VR Desktop does the same with macOS. The solution removes the need for measuring space before buying furniture because it enables them to see whether it would fit in real time. Read More

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IPhone 8 to pack

IPhone 8 to pack "revolutionary" front-facing 3D sensor

The analyst says the new components will be able to merge the depth information with the 2D images from the front camera for applications including face recognition, iris recognition, and 3D selfies ... The front camera will be manufactured by Sony, while the IR receiver will be made by Foxconn/Sharp. Apple is due to unveil the new iPhones later this year in the fall so we can be sure to hear a lot of reports, some absurd and some not, in the months leading up to the official announcement. Read More

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Apple Has Appealed $14 Billion EU Tax Ruling

However, Ireland also accused the EC of failing to provide proper reasons for its decision, accusing the Commission of relying on "grossly divergent factual scenarios, in contradicting itself as to the source of the rule that Ireland is said to have breached, and in suggesting that Ireland granted aid in relation to profits taxable in other jurisdictions". Read More

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You can now charge your phone without a wire

You can now charge your phone without a wire

This enables power to be transmitted efficiently to receiving coils that operate at the same resonant frequency as the magnetic fields. Today, most wireless power transmission occurs across much shorter distances, with the best known technique being near-field coupling involving charging stands, mats, or pads used to charge smartphones and other wireless devices. Read More

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Robert Mugabe Zimbabwean President marks 93rd birthday with faltering TV interview

Robert Mugabe Zimbabwean President marks 93rd birthday with faltering TV interview

In excerpts of Mugabe's traditional annual birthday interview, published Sunday, Mugabe was quoted as saying he wasn't ready to step aside. These are not the words of a leader who has any intention of stepping down any time soon. First Lady Grace Mugabe said he would still win an election, even if he was a corpse. Even as he grapples with the factions within his party, Mugabe has many other problems. Read More

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Who Is HR McMaster?

Who Is HR McMaster?

Speaking to reporters yesterday, Mr Trump said he had "many, many that want the job". President Donald Trump will interview four candidates today to replace his dismissed national security adviser, three of them military veterans, but one of the United States' most prominent retired generals, whose name had been floated, is not in the running. Read More

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Horizon Zero Dawn day one patch adds Performance mode for PS4 Pro

As noted by PlayStation Universe , the 250MB patch contains improvements for better performance on PS4 Pro. Given the small size of the patch, it looks like you'll only need to wait a few minutes before you're able to begin playing. "I think Aloy will always be a part of Horizon Zero Dawn , but as you might have seen, there is a big number of characters and tribes in the game , and we have a rich history". Read More

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Yahoo slashes price of Verizon deal $350 mn after data breaches

The revised agreement announced Tuesday eases investor worries that Verizon Communications Inc . would demand a discount of at least $1 billion or cancel the deal entirely. "The next step could be Yahoo filing a revised proxy statement that includes the amended purchase terms and potentially, a date for the shareholder vote", SunTrust analyst Kunal Madhukar wrote in a Wednesday report. Read More

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Overwatch's Next Character May Not Be Doomfist, According To Game Director

Overwatch's Next Character May Not Be Doomfist, According To Game Director

Based on Kaplan's comment though, it looks like Doomfist won't be the 24th hero. "New heroes will most likely not have sit and laugh emotes for some period of time after their release", he wrote. It's not clear whether or not Blizzard plans to eventually make all three Overwatch heroes. But a Reddit user points out some evidence that the next Overwatch hero will be Greek. Read More

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Sprint's HTC 10 Android 7.0 Nougat is Rolling Out with v2.42.651

The Taiwanese company had promised that the update to Android 7.0 Nougat will be available to the HTC 10, One M9 and One A9 first, but the three have been updated individually in that order - so far - for the unlocked variants. If you don't want to check manually, your other option is simply to wait for the notification to show up in your status bar and then download it once it shows up on its own time. Read More

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Oppo To Unveil 5x Smartphone Technology At MWC

The first thing to watch out at MWC 2017 is Nokia series smartphones and later coming to Oppo it gives and introduces its new camera technology which gives users a maximum ability to control what details should be in the picture. Oppos's President is calling the industry to always create pioneering products that would give wonderful experiences. It is the result of a year-long R&D process, together with the company's exceptional expertise in imaging technology. Read More

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U.S. reputation survey: Samsung plummeted to #49 due to Note 7 fiasco

U.S. reputation survey: Samsung plummeted to #49 due to Note 7 fiasco

According to U.S-based survey company The Harris Poll on Monday, Samsung Electronics came 49th in its 2017 Reputation Quotient survey, a tumble from the seventh rank in last year's survey. Samsung's position is far from catastrophic though, but it is clear that the upcoming Galaxy S8 release is going to be vital. A series of setbacks from product deficiency to arrest of its top chief has taken heavy toll on the worldwide credibility of South Korea's technology giant Samsung Electronics. Read More

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Red iPhone 7, 10.5-inch iPad Pro planned for March event

Red iPhone 7, 10.5-inch iPad Pro planned for March event

Both Barclays and KGI Securities failed to mention the 7.9-inch model in their predictions so it could be that the 10.5-inch will actually replace the mini 4. All three of the new iPad Pro models are expected to be equipped with quad microphones. Mac Otakara said the 10.9-inch iPad Pro-it now says 10.5-inch-will have the same overall footprint as the current 9.7-inch iPad Pro thanks to its edge-to-edge design. Read More

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GM Will Build and Test Thousands of Autonomous Bolts Starting in 2018

Before it closed the deal, Ableson said he and GM President Dan Ammann discussed with Lyft founders Logan Green and John Zimmer the prospect of jointly developing a ride sharing business with self-driving cars. Aside from the financial benefits, Futurism notes the lives that it could be saved from having so many autonomous vehicles on the roads. "We have said that our AV technology will appear in an on-demand ride-sharing network application sooner than you might think", GM said in a ... Read More

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HTC U Ultra India Launch Set For February 21

HTC Will Launch its latest U Ultra Smartphone in India on 21st Feb:- HTC - a Taiwanese smartphone company, is planning to launch its U Ultra smartphone in the market of India on 21st February at the price tag of Rs 35,000/-. 51,000 indicating Indian pricing to be in the range of 60-70k.HTC is trying to bring something new to the flagship game with inclusion of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning in their UI. Read More

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Nokia 3310 comes back

That collection of features has led to it being branded as perhaps the most resilient and long-lasting phone ever made. Its features were the reason of its trend since the year it was first released. The mobile phone will be launched at Nokia MWC 2017 event. Having said that, the Nokia 8 will be touted as a flagship phone from HMD Global and is said to feature a 5.7-inch Quad HD display, coupled with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and 4GB of RAM. Read More

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Apple May Completely Avoid The Charging Chord From The iPhone 8

Apple May Completely Avoid The Charging Chord From The iPhone 8

But keeping with previous rumors, Kuo also noted that the display will cover the entire front panel of the iPhone 8 - eliminating the bezels. With this, Samsung is set to match Apple's planned price increases for iPhone 8 . The report states that there'll be no volume buttons, no mute switch on the sides, and perhaps not even a power button. This would fit with past reports that hinted instead of needing to be placed within millimetres of a wireless charging pad, the iPhone would be able ... Read More

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WhatsApp announces Status, its take on Snapchat Stories

WhatsApp announces Status, its take on Snapchat Stories

Last September, we saw a Snapchat-like beta feature in WhatsApp's Android app that let you share photos, videos and GIFs as your " Status ". On right is the original status features of Whatsapp . WhatsApp becomes the fourth Facebook product to clone Snapchat stories. It seems as though Status is WhatsApp's equivalent of this. Instagram was bold enough to stick Stories in its main tab above its feed. Read More

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Xiaomi to announce in-house Pinecone SoC on February 28

This is what Xiaomi has prepared to enter fully into the market for smartphone processors. According to the GeekBench listing, the Xiaomi Mi 5C got 762 points in single-core test and in muli-core test it received 3309 points. Besides, it's built using the 28nm manufacturing process, as opposed to the V970 model that uses the latest 10nm process. It's expected to achieve clock speeds of up to 2.7GHz and should come bundled with Mali 71 MP12 GPU unit clocked at 900MHz. Read More

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Alleged live images and price of HTC One X10 leaked online

As we reported earlier, HTC was planning to launch a new mid-ranger smartphone by March this year, which is likely to be named HTC One X10. Now, new images of the One X10 have been put out on Weibo and picked up by Android Police . However, the back side of the One X10 looks much different, with a fingerprint sensor below the central rear camera. A 16MP camera is found on back with an 8MP front-facing camera to snap selfies and handle video chats. Read More

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