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Governor Fayose advises President Buhari not to seek a second term Governor Fayose advises President Buhari not to seek a second term
- December 17, 2017

This is as he also said the town has played significant role in the North as well as Nigeria as a country. " The numerous achievements of our APC led government which you pilot and your revolutionary zeal, courage and dynamism in leadership have earned you and indeed Nigeria, respect globally as well as inspired and rekindled the hope of Nigerians for better days ahead". (more...)
Woolly mammoth skeleton sells for $645G at auction Woolly mammoth skeleton sells for $645G at auction
- December 17, 2017

It previously belonged to a hunter who had preserved the remains at his home. Siberia and Russia's extreme northern regions frequently find mammoth remains where they are preserved in the frozen earth. The skeleton measures 10 feet in height and has two tusks that each measure more than 9 feet in length and have a combined weight of 353 pounds, Reuters reported in November . (more...)
ISS astronauts will get their own Star Wars premiere-in space ISS astronauts will get their own Star Wars premiere-in space
- December 17, 2017

A spokesperson for NASA said: "I can confirm that the astronauts will get a chance to view the film in space but I don't have a timeline for when at this time". They will train for two years at NASA Johnson before they become full-fledged astronauts. The arrival of Tingle, Shkaplerov and Kanai will restore the station's crew complement to six. (more...)
Conatus Capital Management LP Upped Csx Corp (CSX) Stake by $41.66 Million
- December 17, 2017

About 3.81 million shares traded or 39.16% up from the average. It has underperformed by 12.60% the S&P500. Jones Financial Companies Lllp increased Csx Corp (CSX) stake by 87.67% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Cadinha Ltd Com owns 10,333 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Brinker Capital owns 0.05% invested in CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) for 18,920 shares. (more...)
Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS) Earns Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.16
- December 17, 2017

The stock increased 3.19% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $32.3. Traders that are constantly buying and selling shares may be more concerned with technical analysis . Its up 0.01, from 0.88 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 56 investors sold JPM shares while 678 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 362 raised stakes. (more...)
Renault debuts limited-edition Star Wars Zoe cars Renault debuts limited-edition Star Wars Zoe cars
- December 17, 2017

A video OnePlus published on YouTube illustrates why it chose the red color and includes clips from the film where the color red was used. The new Zoe Star Wars special edition will make its public debut at L'Atelier Renault on the Champs-Elysées in Paris, France, in coming weeks, but won't be available to order until March of 2018, leading up to the standalone Han Solo film that will be released the same month. (more...)
Amazon to start selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast (AMZN, AAPL) Amazon to start selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast (AMZN, AAPL)
- December 17, 2017

Neither the Apple TV nor the Google Chromecast are now available on Amazon in the U.S., though that should change soon. In a statement to The Verge , Google revealed that it is engaging in "productive discussions" with Amazon about the YouTube issue. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 vs iPhone X Samsung Galaxy S9 vs iPhone X
- December 16, 2017

We're also seeing reports that the phone will be shipped in four different colour variations: black, gold, blue and purple. If we talk about specs, some earlier reports claimed that the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ both would feature a almost identical design to their predecessors - with Super AMOLED "Infinity" display with 5.8- and 6.2-inch sizes, respectively. (more...)
You can now download Google Chrome beta and start muting autoplay videos You can now download Google Chrome beta and start muting autoplay videos
- December 16, 2017

As we mentioned in the beginning, Chrome 64 is now in beta channel and will soon enter the stable channel, roughly in a few weeks. Although there's a few tricks you can try and use to disable auto-playing videos, it's a complicated game of cat-and-mouse, and disabling the wrong thing can completely break a website you actually wanted to use. (more...)
"Potentially Hazardous" Asteroid 3200 Phaethon Back Again, But Don't Worry
- December 16, 2017

NASA expects Phaethon to be the closest to Earth on December 16, when it's projected to be more than 6.4 million miles away. That may seem like a safe margin, but you have to remember this is space we're talking about-the minimum distance between the Earth and Mars, for example, is about 34 million miles. (more...)
(ALGN) CFO Sells $382500.00 in Stock
- December 16, 2017

The institutional investor held 45,217 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $43.77 million, down from 59,444 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Align Technology now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $236.75. ( NASDAQ : ALGN ) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. (more...)
IOS 11.2.1 Update will many bugs IOS 11.2.1 Update will many bugs
- December 16, 2017

Apple's confirmed a brand new version of iOS 11 though it isn't iOS 11.2.2 or iOS 11.3. The update contained bug fixes and improvements, including a fix for a bug that prevented emails from being sent from Exchange servers. The downgrade process is rather straightforward and our guide will walk you through the steps you'll need to take in order to get off iOS 11.2.5. (more...)
Crytek sues Star Citizen developers over game engine Crytek sues Star Citizen developers over game engine
- December 16, 2017

Developers of ambitious space simulator Star Citizen , Cloud Imperium Games and Roberts Space Industries have responded to Crytek's legal action taken against the teams for misuse of its CryEngine. They then say that because "Crytek has been deprived of that promised consideration, Crytek has been substantially damaged, and has failed to receive the balance of its full, usual license fee". (more...)
Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged misconduct Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged misconduct
- December 16, 2017

Former Uber manager Richard Jacobs has testified that his lawyer, who wrote the letter, was mistaken about that allegation . That investigation is ongoing. Not just that, Uber reportedly also bugged a hotel and recorded the private conversation of its competitors and rivals. Judge William Alsup, who is presiding over the lawsuit, learned of the letter in late November from the US Department of Justice, which is carrying out a separate criminal investigation into Uber. (more...)
Google and NASA scientist claims, two new plants in solar system Google and NASA scientist claims, two new plants in solar system
- December 16, 2017

The discovery also establishes an important role for neural networks and other machine-learning techniques in the hunt for planets outside our own solar neighborhood. Based on four years of input-35,000 possible planetary signals-the pair trained their neural network to detect the pattern of a transiting exoplanet. (more...)
Net neutrality has been repealed. Here's what this means for you Net neutrality has been repealed. Here's what this means for you
- December 16, 2017

A group of almost 20 state attorneys general asked the FCC to delay the vote until the issue of fake comments is addressed. What makes you concerned about the way internet service providers are positioning themselves? After the FCC released its plan in late November, well-known telecom and media analysts Craig Moffett and Michael Nathanson wrote in a note to investors that the FCC plan dismantles "virtually all of the important tenets of net neutrality itself". (more...)
Initial scans of interstellar object show no signs of alien technology Initial scans of interstellar object show no signs of alien technology
- December 16, 2017

Astronomers spotted the odd object - the size of New York's Empire State Building - through the Pan-STARR telescope in Hawaii on October 19. Chances are that it's an asteroid from another star system. In addition to calibration observations, the instrument accumulated 90 TB of raw data over a 2 hour observation of 'Oumuamua itself. The scan was of the L, S, X, and C radio bands that consist of several billion radio bands between 1 and 12 GHz. (more...)
Adobe had a record quarter, but still has substantial untapped potential Adobe had a record quarter, but still has substantial untapped potential
- December 16, 2017

While the Experience Cloud generated record revenue of its own in Q4 with $535 million reported, an 18 percent year over year increase, you can't help but notice that it represents about half the amount of quarterly revenue the Creative Cloud division brought in. (more...)
Johnson Controls Incorporated (NYSE:JCI) Just Reported Increased Shorts
- December 16, 2017

The shares have slowed down in recent weeks, with their price down about -6.03% in the past three months. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 5.27% since December 15, 2016 and is uptrending. Analysts await Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Wednesday, October 11. (more...)
Two Former Facebook Executives Warn of Network's 'Unintended Consequences' Two Former Facebook Executives Warn of Network's 'Unintended Consequences'
- December 16, 2017

He says this is "a global problem", noting how a hoax message on Whatsapp that circulated in India about kidnappings led to seven innocent people being lynched. "It probably interferes with productivity in weird ways". Parker is a former hacker who also founded the file-sharing website Napster. These include Facebook supposedly losing its original goal of bringing people together and is instead treating users as cash cows. (more...)
Google Project Tango is dead-long live ARCore Google Project Tango is dead-long live ARCore
- December 16, 2017

Project Tango was launched in 2014 to enable mobile devices to detect their position relative to their world around them without using Global Positioning System. (more...)
AOL Instant Messenger to shut down after 20 years AOL Instant Messenger to shut down after 20 years
- December 16, 2017

The messaging service became wildly popular in the late 1990s and early 2000s in North America. Oath, the new service formed when Verizon combined AOL with recently purchased Yahoo, announced two months ago that it would be ending AIM in a world now flooded with instant messaging services, USA Today reported . (more...)
Next week's Monster Hunter Next week's Monster Hunter
- December 16, 2017

Individuals that participated in the PS Plus beta will also be able to use the previous client for the upcoming beta, Capcom noted . Pre-load will be available on December 18th, and if you already downloaded the client from the first beta, and you still have it on your hard disk drive, you won't need to download it again. (more...)
Eli Apple Fined for Tweeting During Loss vs. Cowboys Eli Apple Fined for Tweeting During Loss vs. Cowboys
- December 16, 2017

I get that there is a lot of upside to working with highly rated young QBs and that the Texans looked like the real deal until Watson was lost for the year, but none of these teams have shown the longer-term organizational stability that the Giants have. (more...)
Nasa, AI find solar system like ours
- December 15, 2017

Inc's Google and NASA said on Thursday that advanced computer analysis identified two new planets around distant stars, including one that is part of the first star system with as many planets as Earth's solar system. Besides identifying Kepler-90i, the machine-learning program also confirmed an exoplanet missed by astronomers in yet another solar system: Kepler-80g, the sixth planet in that particular solar system. (more...)
New Far Cry 5 Trailer Shows the Power of Resistance New Far Cry 5 Trailer Shows the Power of Resistance
- December 15, 2017

Here's a new, action-packed Far Cry 5 trailer for you. The Project at Eden's Gate wants a violent takeover. As seen in the trailer, your efforts around Hope County will end up with some interesting additions to the Resistance. A bear and a cougar are seen, but there could be more. Far Cry 5 launches on March 27, 2018 on Xbox One, Windows PC and PlayStation 4. Doing so, will fill the resistance meter, resulting in the recruitment of more allies fighting by your side. (more...)
IOS 11.2.1 Update Download Available with Latest Fixes IOS 11.2.1 Update Download Available with Latest Fixes
- December 15, 2017

The release of iOS 11.2 earlier this month opened a security vulnerability on the HomePod, which could have allowed a stranger to hack into the system and open a smartlock that was part of Apple's HomeKit accessory line. The new iOS 11.2.1 update is available for download over-the-air from the Settings app of a respective iOS devices. Once you select Software Update option, you will see the new update is available there to download. (more...)
Facebook releases snooze button to mute people for 30 days Facebook releases snooze button to mute people for 30 days
- December 15, 2017

Do you wish your aunt would stop posting about her new cat? People you mute this way won't get notified of it, and users will get a notification once a mute is about to expire, with the option to get some peace of mind for another 30 days. The new feature which is now rolling out will be available by clicking the option button (an arrow) at the top right of the post, and selecting the new Snooze option. (more...)
Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL Decreases Holdings in NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- December 15, 2017

Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 4,758,793 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock worth $687,931,000 after buying an additional 768,200 shares during the last quarter. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 538 holders increased their positions by a total of 19.38 million shares, 416 holders decreased the positions by a total of 28.35 million shares, and 103 holders held their positions. (more...)
$1.55 EPS Expected for American Express Company (AXP)
- December 15, 2017

The institutional investor held 20.23M shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $498.26 million, up from 19.18 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Friday, January 22. Nomura downgraded the stock to "Reduce" rating in Thursday, October 6 report. (more...)