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Switch helps Nintendo half-year net profit soar 35 percent

According to Nintendo's newest six-month earnings report (via Gematsu ) ending on Sep. You just have to look at the fact that the Nintendo Wii U sold 13.56 million units in its entire time on the shelf (over 4.5 years until Switch was released) to understand just how well the Switch is saving. Read More »

Google's CEO Just Promised to 'Drop Everything' to Fix its Cheeseburger Emoji

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It is a million dollar question that is boggling the internet including Google CEO Sundar Pichai . A subsequent research of the cheeseburger emoji from other tech firms like Samsung or Microsoft puts Google's version in sharp contrast - that of the burger placed on top of the cheese while for every other firm, it is the reverse that is true. Read More »

Ferrari FXX-K Evo Revealed - Track Bred Thoroughbred Just Got Crazier

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Ferrari wanted to prove this point so they went ahead and created the Evo version of their LaFerrari-based FXX-K track vehicle - a purpose-built racer that wasn't even slow to begin with. Ferrari says it spent 12 months honing the new aero package in computational fluid dynamics and wind tunnel testing, giving the auto a downforce coefficient 23 per cent better than that of the regular FXX-K, and around 75 per cent better than that of the road-going LaFerrari. Read More »

Minecraft celebrates Stranger Things 2 with new skins pack

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Blocky versions of Barb, Dustin, Eleven, Joyce, Lucas, Mike, Will and other notable characters were shown off earlier today. Like today's Minecraft DLC, Stranger Things: The Game was released with no prior advertising. For those of you who have the wits to dive right in, or have already binge-watched the entire second season (HOW?!?!), check out the pictures below to see what's included! Well, it's $3 right now, which amounts to 490 coins in the Minecraft Marketplace. Read More »

Modi lauds Chanda NGO's fort cleaning drive in Mann Ki Baat

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But the Congress is spreading false news on Doklam about India's strength that has been appreciated across the world, PM Modi told BJP workers in the state that is gearing up for assembly elections next year. India has always given the world the message of peace, unity and brotherhood. He also wished children on the upcoming occasion of Children's Day (November 14), congratulated the Indian hockey team on winning the Asia Cup after 10 years and badminton player Kidambi Srinath for winning ... Read More »

Alpine skiing-Vonn to start season on Saturday with giant slalom

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Incredible but true, Rebensburg and Worley are born on the same day, October 4, 1989. Italy's Manuela Molgg (+0.53) completed the podium, while American Mikaela Shiffrin, the reigning overall and slalom champion, was fifth (+0.74). "I never thought that this would be the result", Rebensburg said. German Rebensburg won three times in the GS last season and was the discipline's champion in 2011 and 2012. Read More »

Newtown PD Responds to Released FBI Sandy Hook Documents

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Newtown police released a statement on Friday night in regards to FBI's Sandy Hook documents recently released to the public. The man says police told him that "Lanza's mother owned the guns and that there was nothing N.P.D. The 2014 report also claimed his mother dismissed psychologists' recommendations that her son be medicated and undergo treatment for anxiety and other disorders. Read More »

PUBG Creator Confirms No Single-Player, Wants PC/Xbox One Cross-Play

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But that lore did feed a desire to create a single player campaign further down the road. Maybe even a co-op single-player campaign. We have no resources. "As one example, Pub-G Corp with the hit game Player Unknown's Battlegrounds, is not only partnering to make Xbox the exclusive console at launch but is also running on Azure". Read More »

Kohl's Black Friday 2017 Offerings Leaked

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It should be noted, however, that numerous deals that Kohl's will offer on Black Friday 2017 are "doorbusters". This year we expect some fantastic discounts and if this initial Kohl's ad is any indication, it's going to be a brilliant year for picking up a current-gen game console. Read More »

Vodafone welcomes new customers with exciting voice, internet offers

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The Rs 496 plan offers 1GB of data per day for a period of 84 days, which means users will get 84GB of data in total. There's also a short-term Rs 177 plan for new users. 496" for its prepaid subscribers. The other plan is priced at Rs 177 per month with the same benefits but limited to a usage of 28 days. Vodafone recently announced a new SuperWeek plan for all customers with calling and data benefits. Read More »

Sonic Forces has a one-minute demo in Japan

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The demo features three playable characters, including Modern Sonic , Classic Sonic , and the Avatar character for three different types of gameplay to test out. I'm not just being a 3D Sonic naysayer here, there's one very odd aspect of the demo that's souring just about everybody who plays it: you can only play for a minute at a time. Read More »

Maruti Suzuki registers net profit of Rs 24843 million in Q2

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The company has reported EPS of Rs.82.24 for the period ended September 30, 2017 as compared to Rs.79.50 for the period ended September 30, 2016. Bhargava said, "We will make electric vehicles, but won't be able to give a definite timeline on when it will happen". Read More »

The opening shot in 'Stranger Things' season 2 might look familiar

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Available now through August 30, 2018, the package includes in-room Google Chromecast so guests can stream every episode of Stranger Things Season 2. "We wanted her to go through a journey of self-discovery without the help of anyone else". As the cast made their way down the press line, they were on message about the new season, agreeing that it's bigger, darker, more mysterious , and even more exciting. Read More »

Intel Corporation (INTC) Boosts Guidance As Q3 Earnings Beat The Street

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About 23,682 shares traded. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) has risen 29.68% since October 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 27.87% the S&P500. Shufro Rose & Co Llc decreased Intel Corp (INTC) stake by 1.04% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, March 15 by Credit Suisse. Read More »

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) - Active Stock Momentum

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NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) closed its last session at $195.69. HCC's SI was 2.70M shares in October as released by FINRA. 388.29 million shares or 4.10% less from 404.87 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Puri Ajay K sold 81,931 shares worth $11.46 million. $3.50 million worth of stock was sold by Byron Michael on Friday, May 19. On Thursday, May 11 the insider COXE TENCH sold $6.47 million. Read More »

Mandy Moore hints she may become a mom in the near future

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When she wasn't talking about her current NBC series, she did tease that she'd love to get back into music ... eventually. Moore is now co-starring in the hit U.S. "I think I was waiting for the right person and the right time and for that to sort of coincide". After a fan asked whether or not the Tangled star planned to release a new album soon, Moore got real, and gave us a little bit of hope with her response. Read More »

Sony Paris Game Week 2017 Will Reveal Seven New Games

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Those are typically reserved for major trade shows like E3 or Gamescom that occur earlier in the year, but next week, Sony will change that. Then, when the Media Showcase begins, Sony promises to give fans "an exclusive new look" at the next wave of PlayStation titles. Read More »

This mystery object may be our first visitor from another solar system

Rob Weryk, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy, was the first to identify the object and immediately realized there was something different about it. NASA also designed an animation to show the path of A/2017 U1. Traveling at 27 miles per second (44 kilometers per second), the comet is headed away from the Earth and Sun on its way out of the solar system. Read More »

Signed note Einstein gave to Japanese courier auctioned for $1.56 million

The physicist wrote down two theories on how he believed happiness can be achieved on two little notes sold the other days for $1.56 million during an auction in Jerusalem. They were sold by the messenger's relative at a Jerusalem auction house on Tuesday. Gal Wiener, chief executive of the auction house, said the bidding on that note began at US$2,000 and escalated for about 25 minutes, the Associated Press reported. Read More »

CVS Health Makes Bid to Purchase Aetna for $66B

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Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Amazon had been approved for wholesale pharmacy licenses for at least 12 states. Aetna now has a pharmacy benefits management contract with CVS that expires in 2020, and CEO Mark Bertolini had hinted that the insurer could be looking at a closer relationship with CVS. Read More »

84 cents a share vs 72 cents EPS expected — Microsoft earnings

Shares of Microsoft Corporation ( NASDAQ: MSFT ) were volatile in Thursday's after-hours session, following the announcement of the company's FY2018 first-quarter financial results. This quarter, those numbers turned around as Surface revenue grew 12 percent. Gaming revenue was down 1 percent, as Microsoft prepares for the launch of the Xbox One X console on November 7. Read More »

Microsoft is Reportedly Working on a Dual-Screen Pocket Notebook-Like Device

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Microsoft's Courier hardware was a mysterious device that never made it to consumers, but left a big impression on fans who saw the leaked concept videos . It is likely that Andromeda will run on ARM, meaning it'll ship with the latest Snapdragon processor that's current at the time of its release. Much like how the Surface helped prove that Windows could power hybrid tablets, Andromeda could end up serving as an example of what Windows on ARM devices could be. Read More »

Steady Stock Movements: JC Penney Company Inc (JCP)

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JCP has a short ratio of 8.34 compared to a short interest of 4.40 for M. This implies that the market is now less bearish on the outlook for M. The original version of this piece can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/26/j-c-penney-company-inc-holding-company-jcp-lifted-to-hold-at-zacks-investment-research.html. Read More »

Games with Gold November has Tales From The Borderlands and TrackMania Turbo

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The November Games With Gold offerings for Xbox One and Xbox 360 users have been announced, and surely one, two or all four will tickle your fancy. What is Xbox Games with Gold? It'll be free to download for the entire month of November. Microsoft's system tends to involve releasing an Xbox One and Xbox 360 game at the start of the month, then replacing them for the second half. Read More »

Over 1500 people attend Leesburg's Trunk-or-Treat

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Inside the church, families can enjoy games, free apple cider and treats. The Trunk or Treat event is the first of several events planned for this school year to involve Caldwell businesses, organizations and residents. Sunday, Oct. 29 . The event starts at 6 p.m. and will end around 8 p.m. Halloween treats will be dispensed from the trunks of 15-20 cars. Trunk-or-Treat is the even of the millennium and Oak Hill Church of the Nazarene is providing that and more. Read More »

Ex-judge first sentenced in the US in FIFA scandal

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Hector Trujillo was given an eight month sentence by a federal judge in NY on Wednesday. Hector Trujillo, 64, stood with his head bowed, eyes cast toward the floor and wiped away tears as he heard his fate in a federal court in Brooklyn, four months after pleading guilty to wire fraud and conspiracy. Read More »

Oppo R11s listed on official website ahead of launch

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And the good thing here is that the company itself has revealed the details so it carries more weight. Well, the company might have few surprises for the fans as well the consumers. On the connectivity front, the smartphone will support 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS. As soon as we get some more information about the handset, we will let you guys know. Read More »

Saudi Arabia grants citizenship to humanoid robot

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At the FII forum, Sophia showed her ability to express human feelings such as happiness, sadness and anger, through facial expressions. " I am very honored and proud for this unique distinction . "Why is it so important for you to have an expressive face , given that you are a robot?" he asked. Musk suggested that if you input "The Godfather", a notoriously violent film, into Sophia's AI, it could turn unsafe. Read More »

Xiaomi to launch new selfie-centric series in India on November 2

The smartphone is powered by a 3,500 mAh battery with QuickCharge 3.0 through USB TYpe C port and runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Xiaomi's custom MIUI 9 on top. Over the last two years, Xiaomi's Mi Note series catered to flagship segment, but this year, the company has launched the Mi Note 3 as an upper mid-range device and it's also a stripped down version of the flagship phone Xiaomi Mi 6 . Read More »

Mitsubishi recalls 161167 vehicles in US, Canada

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The 4WD concept also features a torque vectoring system called Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC), which is joined by a braking system with electric calipers that can squeeze the brakes as needed for further handling performance and traction. Read More »

Indigenous population growing quickly on PEI

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During the same period, however, Cornwall's overall population was growing. The census, which showed indigenous people accounting for almost 5 per cent of the population overall, also found a younger generation significantly more likely to be raised in foster care. Read More »

BMW X2 officially revealed, debuts M Sport X option

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The sixth SUV in BMW's global line-up, the X2 will be followed by a production-spec X7 sometime next year, which will be the German brand's flagship SUV. Available features in the X2 range include LED tail-lights, LED headlights, colour head-up display, LED interior mood lighting, Wi-Fi hotspot, Apple CarPlay compatibility, rear-view camera, satellite navigation , and a panoramic sunroof. Read More »

Texas rescue dog goes viral with adorable grin

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And it's a grin that Cheech can execute on command, too. The best part is that the black-and-tan barker knows how to smile on command, making him the ideal pet for someone looking to post a lot of photos. Given these staggering numbers, animal shelters work around the clock to ensure the animals in their care are comfortable - and in the case of one little dog from Texas, his gratitude literally shows. Read More »

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) - Investors Must

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It has underperformed by 14.03% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $1.50 billion company. Amg Funds Llc decreased Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) stake by 47.24% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) has risen 34.52% since October 25, 2016 and is uptrending. GATES WILLIAM H III sold $172.24 million worth of stock or 2.50 million shares. Read More »

Ex-Saint Puel fills vacancy at Foxes

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Puel becomes the Foxes' third manager this year, replacing Craig Shakespeare who succeeded Premier League title victor Claudio Ranieri in February. The Foxes are now placed 14th in the Premier League table with just nine points from as many games so far and only a point above the relegation zone. Read More »

Tesla is falling after Daimler front runs its electric semi

The company says it sees the E-FUSO becoming operational in four years in "mature markets like Japan, Europe or the U.S". Marc Llistosella, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation and Head of Daimler Trucks Asia stated: "Our E-FUSO Vision One is an outlook on a feasible all-electric heavy-duty truck". Read More »

BLU VIVO 8L announced as an ultimate selfie smartphone

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Carried a sticker price of US$ 199.99 (approximately Rs 13,000), the Blu Vivo 8L is now already made available for purchase in the U.S. via the e-commerce website Amazon.com in Midnight Black colour option. Important to note is the inclusion of Phase Detection Autofocus, the key difference between this and some of the cameras found on cheaper budget phones. Read More »

Cisco partners Google Cloud for hybrid cloud deployments

Diane Greene, CEO of Google Cloud , said that the new offering would facilitate "an easy and incremental approach to tapping the benefits of the cloud". Partnering with large enterprise organizations like Cisco is one part of its strategy, but Kubernetes and containers play an even larger role, because they make it nearly trivial to move workloads between clouds (assuming you data gravity isn't holding you back). Read More »

IPhone X Face ID sacrificed specs to save production

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Apple's reported struggles to manufacture the iPhone X have become a major story, and the latest anonymously sourced report suggests the company made concessions to get enough phones built in time for its November 3 launch. Precision is key. If the microscopic components are off by even several microns, a fraction of a hair's breadth, the technology might not work properly... Read More »

Microsoft previews the Azure Container Service

In addition to the Kubernetes news, Microsoft announced that Azure Container Registry, its managed service for hosting container images, has become generally available. The Geo Replication capability, when released for production use, will be an Azure Premium feature, according to a video accompanying the announcement. Read More »

Apple acquires wireless charging company PowerbyProxi

Apple has bought wireless charging technology developer PowerbyProxi , a company spun out of Auckland University research in 2007, for an undisclosed sum. Both companies declined to provide details of the purchase. Mishriki said there was "tremendous alignment" between Apple's and PowerbyProxi's values, however, he was not allowed to comment further. Read More »