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Mario Balotelli 'Booked For Racist Abuse Complaint' Mario Balotelli 'Booked For Racist Abuse Complaint'
- February 11, 2018

The newspaper said Dijon goalkeeper Baptiste Reynet had tried to calm down a furious Balotelli telling him he "hadn't heard any racist chants", to which the Italian forward replied it was coming from "two or three supporters". "I didn't hear anything". "There has never been a problem with racism here". In comments after the French league game posted on Nice's official website, Nice coach Lucien Favre and club president Jean-Pierre Riviere were critical of decisions made by Rainville but ... (more...)
Watching the Olympics Without a TV? There's Tech for That Watching the Olympics Without a TV? There's Tech for That
- February 11, 2018

If you have a cable provider login, you can stream every event - even the ones that aren't televised - on NBC Olympics .com and the NBC Sports mobile app. Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Tektronix to provide audio and video test monitoring, as well as network monitoring, for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang , South Korea, from February 8 - February 25. (more...)
North Korean leader's sister to watch joint Korean hockey team North Korean leader's sister to watch joint Korean hockey team
- February 11, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang for a third intra-Korean summit, media reported on Saturday. When I'm finished I can look behind me and see how many medals I have. "And I also felt nervous that other teammates would feel nervous". Still, she said, "as one we are stronger than being divided". (more...)
Turkey has deadliest day in Syria Turkey has deadliest day in Syria
- February 11, 2018

Multiple strikes also killed seven civilians in Erbin, where medics reported being overwhelmed by the relentless bombardment. "A military helicopter was downed". Turkey regards the YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has fought a guerilla war with the Turkish state since 1984. But the state-run news agency Anadolu said the incident happened in the southern border province of Hatay, with private run Dogan news agency saying authorities were trying to reach the ... (more...)
Trump on Porter: 'We hope he has a wonderful career'
- February 11, 2018

Porter's departure and the White House's handling of the allegations have dogged the West Wing this week. During the 2016 presidential campaign, 19 women came forward to accuse then-candidate Trump of assault or harassment. Before the news about Sorensen broke, Trump made his first public statement on Porter. "He said very strongly yesterday that he is innocent". "But you know this was a Rob Porter that I and many others have dealt with, that Sarah (Sanders) had dealt with, that ... (more...)
Warwick Davis Is Always Delighted To Have 'Star Wars' Roles Warwick Davis Is Always Delighted To Have 'Star Wars' Roles
- February 11, 2018

He is now set to have a cameo in the upcoming Ron Howard directed Solo: A Star Wars Story in an unspecified role. Reportedly reshooting a big portion of the movie , it's hard to know whether the finished product will be anywhere near the same as it could have once been. (more...)
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Shares Bought by Banque Pictet & Cie SA
- February 10, 2018

In the last 90 days, insiders sold 9,368 shares of company stock valued at $10,726,970. The shares were sold at an average price of $985.25, for a total transaction of $699,527.50. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 10,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $11,603,400. Reynders Mcveigh Capital Management holds 3,088 shares. (more...)
WhatsApp Funds Function, Primarily based on UPI, Noticed on Android and iOS WhatsApp Funds Function, Primarily based on UPI, Noticed on Android and iOS
- February 10, 2018

Users have reportedly been facing issues linking their bank accounts to the app, although this is expected from a feature available in beta. "WhatsApp, with 230 million daily average users, is by far the most popular app in India and as it soon plans to integrate a payments button, digital payments are set to explode and we estimate a US$1 trillion market over the next five years", Credit Suisse wrote in its report. (more...)
Switch games can soon be bought with My Nintendo coins Switch games can soon be bought with My Nintendo coins
- February 10, 2018

Those points are equivalent to $2.50; should you cash in on them, you'd get a cool $2.50 off your next eShop purchase. You can pay for the remaining balance with Nintendo eShop funds, or any other payment method available in Nintendo eShop. (more...)
Olympics body says sorry to Iran over 'misunderstanding' Olympics body says sorry to Iran over 'misunderstanding'
- February 10, 2018

The International Olympic Committee had initially declined to furnish the Iranians with the $1,100 phones over concerns about United Nations sanctions. The South Korean tech giant is a worldwide Olympic partner company. Shortly afterwards, the International Olympic Committee backed down on the decision to deny gift Samsung smartphones to both Iranian and North Korean athletes. (more...)
The Ratings For The Pre-Winter Olympics Down From Sochi Games The Ratings For The Pre-Winter Olympics Down From Sochi Games
- February 10, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics are here and we've got all the details to help you binge on the hundreds of hours of NBC's live TV coverage as well as how you can stream live coverage online at NBCOlympics.com or through the NBC Sports App or via fuboTV . (more...)
Asus Zenfone 5 Lite with four cameras, FHD+ display leaked Asus Zenfone 5 Lite with four cameras, FHD+ display leaked
- February 10, 2018

The latest is the most exciting so far, as it not only gives us our first official look at one of the phones in the Zenfone 5 series but also mentions some key specs. The leaked image shows a presentation slide, and the report says that the mid-range Zenfone 5 will have a Snapdragon 636 SoC at its heart and it could be the first to feature the new chipset. (more...)
Frenemies Google and Getty Images Team on Licensing Deal Frenemies Google and Getty Images Team on Licensing Deal
- February 10, 2018

The message simply states that the two companies have agreed to a "multi-year global licensing partnership, allowing Google to use Getty Images content in its various products and services". "We will license our market-leading content to Google by working closely with them to improve the attribution of our taxpayers' work and thus expand our ecosystem". (more...)
Facebook is testing a 'downvote' button - the next best thing to 'dislike' Facebook is testing a 'downvote' button - the next best thing to 'dislike'
- February 10, 2018

Instead of an upside-down Like to indicate you don't like the post, there's a downvote button to hide it from view. Although a seemingly simple button, some wonder whether this is Facebook's way of censoring its users, as it takes on a more responsible form of communication this year. (more...)
VLC 3.0 Brings Big Updates Including Chromecast Support and HDR VLC 3.0 Brings Big Updates Including Chromecast Support and HDR
- February 10, 2018

VideoLAN has said that the Chromecast support is now in beta, so everything might not work perfectly. You can read the long list of changes on VideoLAN's website . Support for Chromecast on Android and Chromebooks (via the Google Play app) is undoubtedly the headline feature of this release, and something that's likely to make VLC's sizeable user base ecstatic. (more...)
For Honor is getting dedicated servers this month For Honor is getting dedicated servers this month
- February 10, 2018

Dedicated servers for PvP modes will follow on February 19, but only on PC, with the console release date to be announced. Dedicated servers were announced last summer but it's taken Ubisoft this long to implement them. Five heroes will witness major shifts and rebalancing. The rest of the Age of Wolves season will also bring an overhauled training mode that teaches players numerous game's mechanics, better rewards, and a host of in-game events. (more...)
Winter Olympics Ratings Down 6% On First Night Winter Olympics Ratings Down 6% On First Night
- February 10, 2018

Despite the small decline , NBC dominated the night, beating the other broadcast networks combined. It also will help accelerate transfers between a number of interconnected Winter Games sites and event venues. The setup also includes FileCatalyst Central to monitor and administer the deployment, and FileCatalyst Direct server and client applications. NBC* paid $963 million for the rights to air the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang , South Korea, a 24 percent jump over the $775 million it ... (more...)
Olympic opening ceremony hails united Korea sports teams
- February 10, 2018

North Korea announced it was to send a delegation to Pyeongchang in January after it met its South counterparts in their first high-level talks in more than two years. The last member of the Kim family to set foot in Seoul was Yo Jong's grandfather Kim Il Sung, the North's founder, after his forces invaded in 1950 and the capital fell. (more...)
Samsung is releasing Android Oreo for the Galaxy S6 series and Note5 Samsung is releasing Android Oreo for the Galaxy S6 series and Note5
- February 10, 2018

So, if you have an S6 series or a Note 5 flagship phone onT-Mobile, be ready to get your hands on the latest Android 8 .0 Oreo update and enjoy the experience of the latest update. However, T-Mobile has officially confirmed this on their official website. While we still don't know what's happening in Samsung's labs, there's a high chance that these Galaxy and Note models will eventually receive Android Oreo updates. (more...)
North Korea: Cracks in US-Japan-South Korea alliance start to show North Korea: Cracks in US-Japan-South Korea alliance start to show
- February 10, 2018

South Korean participants included senior officials Jeong Eui-yong, Jo Myong-gyoon and Im Jong-suk - the chief presidential secretary. Then, the vice president's tour around the Cheonan Memorial with Warmbier and North Korean defectors provided a sobering pregame to the Olympic opening ceremony's technicolored presentation of peace and cooperation. (more...)
Here's what the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 lineup could look like Here's what the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 lineup could look like
- February 10, 2018

As Blass points out in a separate tweet, Samsung doesn't really have a lot of options when it comes to creating a dock - in this case referred to as the "DeX Pad" - that also lays your phone flat, thereby allowing you to use it as a touch pad. (more...)
Financial Analysis and Stock Valuation: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), General Electric Company (GE)
- February 10, 2018

First Republic Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Phillips 66 for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $46.41B market cap company. Therefore 67% are positive. Analysts forecast that General Electric Company will post $1.56 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. $43,446 worth of stock was bought by DIMITRIEF ALEXANDER on Friday, January 26. (more...)
Elon Musk Sends Tesla Car to Mars on SpaceX Rocket Elon Musk Sends Tesla Car to Mars on SpaceX Rocket
- February 10, 2018

Launching such a big rocket; getting two of the three boosters to land beautifully back at the spaceport from where they left; and sending a large object into an orbit around the sun - these are all first-time achievements, particularly for a private company with a short history . (more...)
Negative Trend: Sanchez Energy Corporation (SN)
- February 10, 2018

SN has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance reduced -24.19% in last five regular trading sessions. About 141,134 shares traded. Suntrust Robinson maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $35 target in Monday, October 19 report. On Monday, July 18 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Underperform". (more...)
Fireworks as opening ceremony starts for Pyeongchang Olympics Fireworks as opening ceremony starts for Pyeongchang Olympics
- February 10, 2018

Olympic champion skeleton racer Aleksandr Tretyakov and female bronze medalist Elena Nikitina, as well Olympic cross-country skiing champion Alexander Legkov, are now also unable to compete in South Korea. The United States and Canada square off in women's hockey February 15, and to paraphrase the late Keith Jackson, "These teams plain don't like each other". (more...)
US, Olympic officials seeking to ensure peace with North Korea during games US, Olympic officials seeking to ensure peace with North Korea during games
- February 10, 2018

On Tuesday, U.S. disarmament ambassador Robert Wood dismissed the overtures to the South as a distraction from North Korea's hostile aims: "What I would call "the charm offensive" frankly is fooling no one", Wood told a United Nations conference. (more...)
Twitter enjoys first quarterly profit in history
- February 10, 2018

The company also cited higher video ad sales and redesigned ad formats as helping to grow revenue. The company reported a net profit of US$91.1 million, or 12 cents per share, compared with a loss of US$167.1 million, or 23 cents per share, a year earlier. (more...)
Korean intruder ejected from Olympic opening ceremony Korean intruder ejected from Olympic opening ceremony
- February 10, 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) and U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres shake hands before holding a meeting over lunch in Gangneung, 230 kilometers east of Seoul , on February 9, 2018. The North Korean athletes will face intense scrutiny in the public eye, as the media report every little detail pertaining to the Winter Olympics this year. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S specs sheet along with design leaked Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S specs sheet along with design leaked
- February 10, 2018

Its front-facing camera is placed in the upper-right portion of the display, and it actually resembles a leaked image of the Mi MIX 2S which surfaced back in November, but only because of the camera placement, as its back side is completely different. (more...)
Shares in Universal Display Co. (OLED) Acquired by Calton & Associates Inc
- February 10, 2018

This may occur at the same time. Typically, a stock scoring an 8 or 9 would be seen as strong. Some investors may prefer technical analysis, and others may prefer to study the fundamentals. The MF Rank of Universal Display Corporation (NasdaqGS: OLED ) is 5535. Shifting gears, we can see that Infoteria Corporation (TSE:3853) has a Q.i. (more...)