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Foreign diplomats pour in Paris for Mideast peace talks Foreign diplomats pour in Paris for Mideast peace talks
- January 16, 2017

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault opened the session, noting a two-state solution is the only way to achieve peace in the Middle East. In an Op-Ed published on Thursday in the New Zealand Herald, McCullay wrote: "At the heart of this whole debate is whether we will see a future in which two states, Israel and Palestine , live side by side in peace and security". (more...)
Faraday Future reveal FF91 Faraday Future reveal FF91
- January 16, 2017

The FF 91 also has a range, the company says, of 378 miles (EPA adjusted). But perhaps crucially for potential EV owners who love speed and acceleration, the FF 91 is capable of accelerating from 0-100kph in a blistering 2.39 seconds, just surpassing the Tesla S P100D's 2.5 seconds. (more...)
Next generation iPhone to feature IP68-rated water resistance Next generation iPhone to feature IP68-rated water resistance
- January 15, 2017

Samsung's Galaxy S7 is now the only smartphone with a device boasting a IP68 rating, but Apple allegedly plans to catch up this year with an iPhone that can can be submerged just as deep. For now we'd say these video renders are likely to be along very similar lines to what the Samsung Galaxy S8 looks like, but they're probably not the exact model. (more...)
Lexus presents its first sport yacht concept Lexus presents its first sport yacht concept
- January 15, 2017

Lexus has revealed a new sport yacht concept that envisions how the brand might expand in the future into new areas of lifestyle and recreation. The Marine Business Department of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) was founded in 1997 to develop premium yachts using advanced technology and quality control methods perfected in making Lexus luxury cars. (more...)
Samsung Doing Everything To Avoid 'Note 7' Failure In Next Phone Samsung Doing Everything To Avoid 'Note 7' Failure In Next Phone
- January 15, 2017

It's generally believed that Samsung will show off the new phone in Barcelona in late February, at MWC 2017 - that's Mobile World Congress, an annual tech tradeshow that hosted last year's Galaxy S7 launch. The phone is speculated to come with a 6-inch display and also feature 8GB RAM. It sports a 16-megapixel camera on the rear with f/1.9 aperture, autofocus, OIS and LED flash. (more...)
Airtel Launches India's First Payments Bank, Offers 7.25% On Deposits Airtel Launches India's First Payments Bank, Offers 7.25% On Deposits
- January 15, 2017

The company aims to develop a nation-wide digital payments ecosystem with over five million merchants, and has committed an initial investment of Rs 3,000 crore to develop a pan-India banking network and digital payments ecosystem. According to the official statement, the bank is working to build a robust digital payments ecosystem, with over a million merchants already onboarded. (more...)
Seahawks' DeShawn Shead exits with knee injury against Falcons Seahawks' DeShawn Shead exits with knee injury against Falcons
- January 15, 2017

PT/4:35 p.m. ET, FOX). For the uninitiated, Ciara is married to Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Hester returned it 80 yards to the Falcons' 7, but a holding penalty on Kevin Pierre-Louis brought it all the way back to Seattle's own 7 instead. (more...)
Price Target Watch on Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Price Target Watch on Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)
- January 15, 2017

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 18.23% per annum. Hermes Investment Management Ltd.'s holdings in Comcast Corporation were worth $58,200,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 25th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 4th will be given a $0.275 dividend. (more...)
"Lego City Undercover" Will Come to Nintendo Switch, Among Others
- January 15, 2017

The job's not easy, but, hey, someone's got to do it. Unlike LEGO's usual style of games, City Undercover is open world, giving players more than 20 unique sprawling areas to explore, each one being stuffed full with quests and collectibles to discover. (more...)
TSMC reports record high net profit for Q4 2016
- January 15, 2017

The market capitalization of the company is at $150.49 Billion. Analysts are foreseeing that share price have a tendency of high forecast of $36.01 and some analysts are projecting the lower share price expectation of $24.12. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited's (TSM) witnessed a loss of -2.92% in recent trading period with closing price of $29.29. The stock touched 52-week High of $31.62 on Oct 25, 2016 and 52-week Low of $20.56 on Jan 15, 2016. (more...)
SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket months after explosion SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket months after explosion
- January 15, 2017

Liftoff is now scheduled for 9:54 a.m. PST (12:54 p.m. EST / 17:54 GMT) Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Space Launch Complex 4 East on Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A camera aboard the first stage gave viewers a you-are-there experience as it returned to Earth, flared landing rockets and made a flawless upright touchdown on the floating pad. (more...)
Rumor: AMD to Launch Ryzen CPUs Before March 3rd Rumor: AMD to Launch Ryzen CPUs Before March 3rd
- January 15, 2017

GDC this year will be from February 27 to March 3 and the processors are expected to be available since AMD Ryzen's launch will be a hard launch. Join AMD Game Engineering team members for an introduction to the recently-launched AMD Ryzen CPU followed by advanced optimization topics. (more...)
Nominee For Pentagon Chief Says Russia A 'Strategic Competitor,' Must Be Confronted Nominee For Pentagon Chief Says Russia A 'Strategic Competitor,' Must Be Confronted
- January 15, 2017

And Mr Tillerson said: "Our Nato allies are right to be alarmed at resurgent Russian Federation". Speaking Thursday, Mattis called for greater military support for European allies as Russian Federation attempts to " break " up NATO, the north Atlantic alliance that Trump has called "obsolete" and expensive. (more...)
Revenue Estimates Analysis: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)
- January 15, 2017

Sold All: 52 Reduced: 174 Increased: 216 New Position: 98. Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ:ATVI) went up 2.14% during trading on 01/11/2017, closing at $39.20. Physicians Financial Services Inc. increased its stake in shares of Activision Blizzard by 21.7% in the third quarter. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 69,583 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,789,582.47. (more...)
Sony PS4 Outsells Xbox One in the Month of December Sony PS4 Outsells Xbox One in the Month of December
- January 15, 2017

The latter is also available on Xbox One, although more people bought Final Fantasy XV on Sony's console instead. In the meantime, Microsoft highlighted that December was likewise tremendous for its gaming division. The PlayStation 4 Pro sports an octa-core AMD Jaguar x86-64bit CPU with 4.2 Teraflop graphics processing unit (GPU) while the Xbox Scorpio will most likely have a much powerful GPU of 6 Teraflops. (more...)
Did the Samsung Galaxy S8 just get leaked via Samsung Display? Did the Samsung Galaxy S8 just get leaked via Samsung Display?
- January 15, 2017

The removal of the home button means that Samsung will be placing the fingerprint scanner on the back of the new device or it could be located underneath the display , we're not sure at this point. Meanwhile, the Galaxy A5 offers a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED screen, Samsung Exyos 7880 Octacore processor , 32GB onboard storage , 3GB RAM , 16MP front and rear cameras , LTE, NFC, WiFi, and Bluetooth connectivity . (more...)
New MacBook Pro Laptops Finally Get Consumer Reports Recommendation New MacBook Pro Laptops Finally Get Consumer Reports Recommendation
- January 14, 2017

The computing power provided by the new MacBook Pro might not be enough to cater to developers working on projects in 3D graphics and virtual reality, and with a limited number of USB-C ports, other professionals might find it hard to purchase and carry around all the necessary dongles that they need. (more...)
Takata to Plead Guilty, Pay $1B for Airbag Defects Takata to Plead Guilty, Pay $1B for Airbag Defects
- January 14, 2017

Three high-level executives from Takata Corp. were also indicted on wire fraud and conspiracy charges, McQuade confirms it at a news conference in Detroit to announce the settlement. Multiple news outlets have reported that Takata will pay around a $ 1 billion penalty . Unlike most other air bag makers, Takata's inflators use explosive ammonium nitrate to fill air bags in a crash. (more...)
Huwei unveils Huawei P8 Lite 2017 Huwei unveils Huawei P8 Lite 2017
- January 14, 2017

The device gets its share of the new Android Nougat 7.0 operating system. The design of the device is more like the Honor 8. Aside that, there is also a 3GB RAM and 16GB expandable memory. The front camera is an 8-megapixel selfie snapper. The battery is non-removable and this is 3,000mAh. Unusual enough, the company chose to go for P8 Lite 2017 rather than P9 Lite 2017, which has a lot in common with the just-released P8 Lite variant. (more...)
What to expect from the new Ford Bronco What to expect from the new Ford Bronco
- January 14, 2017

Nevertheless, if you're concerned Ford will stray too far from the original formula, don't worry too much, because it's head designer, Moray Callum, is the proud owner of a 1976 Bronco and says he loves it just the way it is. Nair says the size is right for the kind of off-road capability Ford is looking for, with an eye on competing with the Jeep Wrangler and other serious 4x4 vehicles. (more...)
Landslide disrupts Dakar Rally's ninth stage Landslide disrupts Dakar Rally's ninth stage
- January 14, 2017

His team-mate, CS Santosh lost some time at the 53km mark trying to find a tricky waypoint. Despite a string of problems, Stellenbosch hero Giniel de Villiers in the surviving Toyota Gazoo Racing SA Hilux is holding on to sixth position in the overall standings, 1h21m44s behind the leader and 29m03 adrift of fifth-placed Mini driver Mirko Hirvonen. (more...)
US Sanctions 18 Syrians for Chlorine-Gas Attacks US Sanctions 18 Syrians for Chlorine-Gas Attacks
- January 14, 2017

For the first time, the United States issued financial sanctions against 18 senior Syrian regime officials, specifically citing independent investigations which revealed chlorine gas attacks in 2014 and 2015. "The Assad regime's barbaric continued attacks demonstrate its willingness to defy basic standards of human decency, its worldwide obligations, and longstanding global norms", the statement added. (more...)
Bucs reach an extension with DC Mike Smith Bucs reach an extension with DC Mike Smith
- January 14, 2017

The terms of his new deal have yet to be released. But locking up Smith for several years could be big for the Bucs since the former Falcons head coach figured to be in the mix every offseason for a head coaching job. They had a total of 29, which included 17 interceptions and 12 fumble recoveries. With Smith and some key acquisitions on defense in both free agency and in the draft, they improved to 15th in the league in points allowed, and posted a 33.8 percent third-down conversion rate, the ... (more...)
Sonic Mania announced for Switch Sonic Mania announced for Switch
- January 14, 2017

We first heard about Sega's Project Sonic previous year, but a second game starring Sonic the Hedgehog will also make it to the Nintendo Switch in 2017. Players will have the opportunity to play as three characters, which are Sonic the Hedgehog , Miles Prower (Tails), and Knuckles the Echidna. The company has announced that Sonic Mania will be released on all of the aforementioned platforms as well as the Nintendo Switch though did not narrow down a release date. (more...)
LG smartwatch running Android Wear 2.0 passes the FCC with LTE LG smartwatch running Android Wear 2.0 passes the FCC with LTE
- January 14, 2017

However, it will now be released after a bit long time of waiting as per Tech Times report. It is to call over about the latest iteration steps out of its improvement error. That's why developers were obliged to pinch their applications as quickly as possible. Can the refreshed OS, which includes standalone apps a new UI and better fitness tools, save Android Wear from obscurity? Android Wear 2.0 brings a new interface with, for example, a reworked notifications system, offering ... (more...)
Danaher Corporation (DHR) Stake Boosted by AMP Capital Investors Ltd
- January 14, 2017

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 1,309 shares of the company's stock worth $103,000 after buying an additional 702 shares in the last quarter. Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Danaher Corp. and for the current quarter 17 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1.03/share. (more...)
Man Posed as Wife on Facebook to Cover Up Her Killing Man Posed as Wife on Facebook to Cover Up Her Killing
- January 14, 2017

McShane told detectives he logged into his wife's Facebook account and posted a made-up story to explain her absence, the Orlando Sentinel reported. McShane has been charged with domestic battery by strangulation and second-degree murder. He is being held without bond at the Orange County Jail. A GoFundMe page has been set up in order to raise money for the couple's youngest child who suffers from cystic fibrosis. (more...)
Only 18% of Voters Want All of Obamacare Repealed Only 18% of Voters Want All of Obamacare Repealed
- January 14, 2017

Democrats have mocked the Republican effort, saying Republicans have never united around an alternative to Obamacare . Even as Mr. Ryan made this promise to Mr. The resolution passed by the House and Senate does not need presidential approval, since it is part of an internal congressional budget process. The most straightforward would be to do away with the filibuster altogether, eliminating the last roadblock between Republicans and virtually absolute control over the government. (more...)
Are drones in trouble? Now Lily autonomous drone is shutting down Are drones in trouble? Now Lily autonomous drone is shutting down
- January 14, 2017

Delivery was delayed at least twice, with the most recent notice explaining that US preorders would ship between December 2016 and January 2017, while those from overseas would go out later this year. "Everyone in the market must follow the rules". Engadget wrote that initially, the Lily Drone, an autonomous camera drone, gathered a lot of hype and successfully raised $34 million in pre-orders from 60,000 customers. (more...)
Nintendo Switch: 6 questions to be answered
- January 14, 2017

Dubbed Super Mario Odyssey , this new game plucks Mario from the Mushroom Kingdom and puts him in a location that has some striking similarities to our lovely planet Earth. Nintendo has unveiled the packaging for its new Nintendo Switch titles. For the audience Nintendo is targeting, it won't be a deal breaker. In fact, some of the largest games available right now don't even surpass 80GB. (more...)
ULTRA STREET FIGHTER Ⅱ: The Final Challengers announced for Nintendo Switch ULTRA STREET FIGHTER Ⅱ: The Final Challengers announced for Nintendo Switch
- January 14, 2017

The game will allow for two players to team up against the computer, for added multiplayer, as well as new single player modes. The version of Evil Ryu is Ryu being overcome with Satsui no Hado and obsessed with proving to become the strongest. (more...)
Nintendo Switch box art style revealed - see it here
- January 14, 2017

What is the Nintendo Switch? Playing at home it can output images of up to 1080p. The portable screen is 6.2 inches big and outputs at 720p. When discussing the online functions of the Switch, the page reads: "You'll be able to play compatible co-op and competitive games online by signing in with your Nintendo Account". (more...)
Android creator plans new device to challenge iPhone Android creator plans new device to challenge iPhone
- January 14, 2017

Essential's 40-person team was largely poached from both Apple and Google, so the phone will compete directly with the iPhone and Pixel in terms of both specs and price point. It's unclear if the devices will run on software based on Android. This design also allows for any of several sensors to be integrated with the device, including an electrical sensor system, optical sensor system, mechanical force sensor system, or "any combination thereof". (more...)
Revenue Growth Analysis of Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) Revenue Growth Analysis of Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD)
- January 14, 2017

Standpoint Research initiated coverage on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, January 3rd. Jefferies Group lifted their price objective on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC from GBX 4,600 ($55.94) to GBX 4,800 ($58.37) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 11th. (more...)
Nissan to Test Autonomous Vehicles in London Nissan to Test Autonomous Vehicles in London
- January 14, 2017

The tests will be the company's first to be carried out in Europe. The tests will be Nissan's first on public roads in Europe - although it has been testing versions of both its Qashqai and Leaf models which are equipped with autonomous drive technology, which enables autonomous driving on motorways (if you're fearless enough). (more...)
YouTuber Crazy Sumit, Associate Arrested For Kissing 'Prank' Videos YouTuber Crazy Sumit, Associate Arrested For Kissing 'Prank' Videos
- January 14, 2017

He also uploaded an "apology" video on the same channel, saying the act was staged and he had no clue that the matter would escalate to this level. Taking suo motu cognizance, the Cyber Crime Cell of the Crime Branch had lodged a case under IPC Section 354 (molestation) after the video surfaced on social media earlier this week. (more...)
Trump taps Steve Harvey to bring change to Chicago, other cities Trump taps Steve Harvey to bring change to Chicago, other cities
- January 14, 2017

We talked a lot about golf and people we knew and people in common. "He agreed and he wants to do something..." "He realizes that he needs some allies in that department and he seems really honest about it". Harvey, who turns 60 on Jan 17th, told reporters he would not be attending Trump's inauguration on January 20 because, he deadpanned, his wife informed him they would not be attending. (more...)
GDC 2017 survey: PC game development beats all platforms GDC 2017 survey: PC game development beats all platforms
- January 14, 2017

Nineteen percent named it "the right product for the right time", while 48 percent concluded that it might click with some players, but wouldn't spark a revolution. Four of the most major virtual reality hardware offerings made their way to market. Developers' general interest in VR platforms is nearly evenly divided between the Vive and the Oculus Rift, but comparing favoring percentages from this year's survey to last's-when the Oculus Rift had 40% of developers' interest compared to ... (more...)
RBI chief asks centre to drastically cut borrowings RBI chief asks centre to drastically cut borrowings
- January 14, 2017

Observing that RBI has already notified inflation target of 4 per cent, Mr Patel said the effort should be to achieve the objective of keeping prices under check on a durable basis, given the progress already made. GIFT City has been set up by the state government as India's first IFSC that brings together world class infrastructure, connectivity, people and technology on a single platform for businesses across the world. (more...)
WWE 2K17 Comes to PC This February WWE 2K17 Comes to PC This February
- January 14, 2017

A Future Stars DLC pack is due on January 17. As per the report of Destructoid , the upcoming games in the PC platform may not be the best game, but the report further suggests that a PC port could fix several major issues. All of the DLC that's been released to date will be immediately available for PC at launch. Preorders are available now from Steam and the 2K Store . (more...)

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