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IT Microsoft takes big tax charge, stock falls
Author: 0 Microsoft takes big tax charge, stock falls

On average, 30 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected earnings of $0.86 per share for the quarter. Like other USA companies, notably rival Apple, Microsoft can take advantage of a one-year window that lowers the tax rate on such profits to 15.5%.

IT New 200mph+ Lister Thunder is a 666bhp Jaguar F-Type
Author: 0 New 200mph+ Lister Thunder is a 666bhp Jaguar F-Type

Only 99 examples of the Thunder will be built, each priced from £139,950 - though with a bespoke build like this, the sky is the limit when it comes to customisation. The George Lister Engineering Plant in Cambridge will handle the modification work and if the project is a success Lister hopes to become the unofficial tuner of Jaguar, similar to what Alpina is to BMW or AMG was to Mercedes-Benz prior to being taken over.

IT Padmaavat banned in Malaysia over sensitivity to Islam issue
Author: 0 Padmaavat banned in Malaysia over sensitivity to Islam issue

Ever since Bhasker has, in a scathing comment on Padmaavat , said that the film made her feel reduced to a "vagina only" due to the self-immolation climax scene, she has been heavily trolled on social media. But I am happy with the support I got. "Both are in same boat - those who think a film can change their history and those who think a fictional film from past should be changed suitably to represent today's feminism".

IT Essential Phone To Skip Android 8.0 Update, Will Wait For Android 8.1
Author: 0 Essential Phone To Skip Android 8.0 Update, Will Wait For Android 8.1

New features include the standard Oreo stuff like picture-in-picture, dynamic icons, and Autofill, as well as device-specific additions such as EMUI 8.0, a floating navigation bar, a Dynamic Wallpaper feature, and so on. He also went on to say that the Nokia 2 would get Android 8.1 Oreo version directly instead of the Android 8.0 Oreo. The reason is said to be due to several stability issues in Android 8.0 Oreo which they believe will be addressed in Android 8.1.

IT Two New PS4 DualShock 4 Controller Colors Coming Soon
Author: 0 Two New PS4 DualShock 4 Controller Colors Coming Soon

The controllers are slated for a March release date, and are available for preorder now. If you collect unique PlayStation 4 controllers like the wonderful anniversary edition that looks like a classic PlayStation version, you're going to want to save some cash.

IT Nigeria battles Sudan for historic final ticket
Author: 0 Nigeria battles Sudan for historic final ticket

CHAN Eagles who are looking to better the 3rd place performance achieved by late Stephen Keshi tutored side four years ago in South Africa could fall along the way with the number of quality players who could miss the Sudan clash. However, we are determined to prove to all that we are not at the semi-finals by chance", he concluded. He mentioned that Sunday Faleye (goalscorer against Libya) is out of the Sudan clash, and Orji Kalu and Eneji Moses are still being assessed.

IT BJP and PDP fight over FIR against Army Major in Shopian
Author: 0 BJP and PDP fight over FIR against Army Major in Shopian

The Indian Army on Wednesday responded to the FIR filed by Jammu and Kashmir police against the Army and said the Indian Army responded to an ultimate provocation and was done in self-defense to prevent the "lynching of a Junior Commissioned Officer and burning of vehicles".

IT Jaguar I-Pace debut confirmed for March 1, completes winter tests
Author: 0 Jaguar I-Pace debut confirmed for March 1, completes winter tests

Jaguar hasn't revealed many other details about the production vehicle yet. That means putting the auto through its paces in Arjeplog, Sweden, where Jaguar Land Rover has a cold weather test facility. As shown in a new video, Jaguar put the I-Pace through winter testing at its cold weather test facility in Arjeplog, Sweden. Acceleration from 0 to 60 miles per hour, Jaguar says, will be in the 4.0-second range.

IT Japanese messaging app Line seeks cryptocurrency exchange licence
Author: 0 Japanese messaging app Line seeks cryptocurrency exchange licence

In an official press release , LINE Corporation, the company behind the LINE messaging app, announced the creation of a new company, LINE Financial Corporation (LINE Financial) as an extension of LINE Pay, a payment service already working on its messaging app.

Author: 0 Analyst Activity - Citigroup Reiterates Sell on Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD)

AMD reported $1.48 billion in sales and a profit of $61 million, or 6 cents per share for its fourth quarter. On record, it maintained an average trading volume of 50126.87K shares. (NASDAQ:INTU). Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested 0.05% in Intuit Inc. Beese Fulmer Mgmt Incorporated accumulated 111,306 shares.

IT Japanese Sales Charts: Monster Hunter
Author: 0 Japanese Sales Charts: Monster Hunter

Next news coming out through Famitsu . That doesn't include digital sales - physical copies of the game are widely sold out across Japan, and Famitsu estimates that the total number is more than 2 million. Sale of Monster Hunter World also pushed PS4 and PS4 Pro hardware sales from 44,910 units to 140,432 units between Jan 22 to Jan 28. Considering that there have only been about 6 million PlayStation 4 consoles sold in Japan to date, it's hugely impressive that World has managed to ...

IT Family of man whose killing was posted on Facebook sues
Author: 0 Family of man whose killing was posted on Facebook sues

Facebook is being sued on charges of negligence and wrongful death after a murder was taped and published on the social media site. The family of the Cleveland grandfather whose slaying was recorded by his killer and posted to Facebook say the social media company could have helped prevent the shooting.

IT H&M admits 'mistakes' after sales and profits tumble
Author: 0 H&M admits 'mistakes' after sales and profits tumble

Sales excluding Value-Added Tax amounted to SEK 200,004 m (192,267). Its gross margin was 55.4 %. Profit after financial items amounted to SEK 20,809 m (24,039). H&M plans to open around 390 new physical stores this year but will close 170 as it continues to shuffle its portfolio to optimize its number of stores, store space, rebuilds and relocations.

IT Spotify have a new app Stations that's all about playlists
Author: 0 Spotify have a new app Stations that's all about playlists

Much like the name implies, Spotify Stations is a stripped down version of the app that focuses near exclusively on Spotify's radio stations like feature. Among the thousands of curated playlists and custom-made selections Stations also features Spotify's personalised playlists for you like Discover Weekly and Release Radar.

IT Asus announces its MWC 2018 event; likely to unveil Zenfone 5 series
Author: 0 Asus announces its MWC 2018 event; likely to unveil Zenfone 5 series

As you can see, it contains a text that reads #BACKTO5. Nearly all the smartphones under the Zenfone 4 series came with dual cameras, and the company might continue the same with the upcoming Zenfone 5 smartphones. At least two of them have already been leaked online - Zenfone 5 Max and Zenfone 5 Lite . Another smartphone with model number ZC600KL was certified in Russian Federation, and it is likely to flaunt a 6-inch 18:9 display along with Snapdragon SoC under the hood.

IT Battle for Azeroth pre-purchase is live
Author: 0 Battle for Azeroth pre-purchase is live

Those who pre-purchase are also given the game's level-110 character boost immediately. Horde players can unlock the Highmountain Tauren and Nightborne Elves, while the Alliance gains access to Lightforged Draenei and Void Elves. Get started by visiting the World of Warcraft page in the Blizzard Shop. Hearthstone: You'll get a dual-toned Azeroth is Burning card back. StarCraft 2: Make your mark on distant worlds with Horde- and Alliance-themed sprays.

IT What's inside Amazon's glass Spheres? Hundreds of cool plants, hundreds of employees
Author: 0 What's inside Amazon's glass Spheres? Hundreds of cool plants, hundreds of employees

Amazon's quest for a second North American headquarters has thrust 20 cities into a cutthroat "Hunger Games" style contest. There are no closed office spaces, with collaboration taking place along paths or in tree houses. The opening highlights a busy month for the online retail giant. The biggest sphere is 90 feet high and 130 feet wide. On Tuesday, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

IT Eyeing rural poor, Budget to focus on agri and infra
Author: 0 Eyeing rural poor, Budget to focus on agri and infra

Post-demonetisation, 56 lakh new tax payers were added past year, with the total number of assesses in July at 6.26 crore and counting. The survey noted that India's Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure is aligned with the OECD guidelines and based on two broad principles - final consumption or use to be taxed, and the GST not to be a cost in the supply chain.

IT Samsung Electronics Just Split Its Stocks. Why Should You Care? | KÉ business
Author: 0 Samsung Electronics Just Split Its Stocks. Why Should You Care? | KÉ business

Samsung Electronics reported a 73-percent jump in its fourth quarter net profit on Wednesday, setting a record for any three-month period, mainly driven by demand for its memory chips and display panels. Samsung's run of strong profit is not about to stop any time soon. Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday that it has chose to dramatically lower the face value of it stocks, as it posted record highs in sales and operating profits in the fourth quarter on rising chip demand.

IT Alexa SMS support lets users send text messages via voice
Author: 0 Alexa SMS support lets users send text messages via voice

Once the Send SMS setting is enabled, you can tell Alexa to send a "message" and it will try to send a message using Amazon's Alexa messaging service. Amazon Echo and Dot owners can now access the latest local news and weather from WSLS 10. Not surprisingly, you can't use this to text 911 , participate in group messages or send MMS - there's only so much you can do when you can't actually see the chats.

IT Verizon Kills Plans to Sell Phones Made by China's Huawei
Author: 0 Verizon Kills Plans to Sell Phones Made by China's Huawei

Of course, there are other options for Huawei , Verizon being one of them. Roughly two weeks after USA telecom giant AT&T announced that it would cease the company's commercial relationship with Chinese hardware manufacturer Huawei , Verizon has announced plans to do the same.

IT Facebook is banning cryptocurrency and ICO ads
Author: 0 Facebook is banning cryptocurrency and ICO ads

Bitcoin's value skyrocketed from just under $1000 to almost $14,000 per coin in 2017, prompting a wave of new investors and alternative cryptocurrencies coupled with a wave of opportunists looking to take advantage of crypto neophytes. Some of the ads Facebook cited in its policy included language such as "Use your retirement funds to buy Bitcoin!" He added that many companies advertising cryptocurrencies "are not now operating in good faith".

IT There may not be an iPhone SE 2 after all
Author: 0 There may not be an iPhone SE 2 after all

The big question Thursday for Apple executives is the outlook for the first three months of this year, the first full quarter customers could buy iPhone X . Earlier, KGI Securities analyst had predicted that Apple will cancel iPhone X mid-year if the sales don't pick pace in the next quarter. The 2018 iPhone X will come with a 2800mAh battery, versus the 2715mAh from previous year.

IT Google credits AI for stopping more rogue Android apps in 2017
Author: 0 Google credits AI for stopping more rogue Android apps in 2017

Most of these apps area available free, and the bulk of the revenue generated from apps (EUR 1.2 billion) is raised from fee-based offers within apps, such as expansion packs for games. The improved machine learning models sift through massive amounts of incoming app submissions and flag them for potential violations, aiding human reviewers to detect and block problematic apps.

IT Trump administration is considering nationalising super-fast 5G network
Author: 0 Trump administration is considering nationalising super-fast 5G network

The alternative plan whereby operators build their own competing 5G networks has been described as "no option at all", according to an Axios source familiar with the documents. One of the necessary steps in obtaining leadership status in the world is to be at the forefront of deployment of 5G network. The first is having the federal government fund and build a single network.

IT Jackpotting ATM attacks arrive in the US
Author: 0 Jackpotting ATM attacks arrive in the US

Hackers likely associated with worldwide crime syndicates have recently stolen more than $1 million from ATMs in the United States using "jackpotting" attacks, said a Secret Service official speaking to Reuters . So-called "money mules" are then dispatched to banks to collect the illegal dough, according to The Verge . They then install specialized electronics in order to control it.

IT PUBG's New Xbox One Patch Makes Vehicles Less Powerful
Author: 0 PUBG's New Xbox One Patch Makes Vehicles Less Powerful

Sure, $36B is still a lot of money, but investing in Games Pass, in gaming, and in Xbox with a newfound pile of money burning a hole in Microsoft's pocket could take some of the sting out of such a big spend. Microsoft has $130 billion in cash sitting around and prime for spending to boost other areas. "Because of where we are in the lifecycle of all these things, I'm expecting to hear Microsoft announce something very, very shortly".

IT Sam Raimi to Direct 'Kingkiller Chronicles' for Lionsgate
Author: 0 Sam Raimi to Direct 'Kingkiller Chronicles' for Lionsgate

Lionsgate had no comment when Variety reached out to them, but the site's sources say this is "in the best position to be [Raimi's] next project" of the many he is considering. Now, Raimi is reportedly in talks for the film adaptation. The Kingkiller Chronicles explores the fantasy world of Temerant through the eyes of Kvothe, an aging pub owner with a legendary past.

Author: 0 Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.07

The stock increased 0.53% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $108.96. The price index is calculated by dividing the current share price by the share price ten months ago. Auxier Asset invested 0.99% of its portfolio in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Fred Alger Mngmt Inc owns 546,215 shares. (NYSE:AME). Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Liability holds 3,672 shares.

IT Xiaomi Mi Box 4 and 4c unveiled, available February 1 in China
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Box 4 and 4c unveiled, available February 1 in China

While both the STBs support DTS- HD audio decoding, only the Mi Box 4 support Dolby Digital Plus. Also, the Mi Box 4 is available in a single White colour option, while the Box 4c will be available in a Matte Black colour option. Meanwhile, the registrations for the devices are now open and the sales will start February 1 in China. In fact, the CPU, while newer, appears slower than the Quad-Core 2GHz CPU found in the global Mi Box; Xiaomi seems to have kept the new boxes on Android 6.0, ...

IT Minnesota officials welcome Super Bowl to the 'Bold North'
Author: 0 Minnesota officials welcome Super Bowl to the 'Bold North'

EA Sports' simulation of the NFL's biggest game of the year, which began with Super Bowl 38 in 2004, has served as a successful marketing tool for the company's Madden series over the years, with last year's prediction of a Patriots win causing quite the stir.

IT VMware (VMW) in Focus: Stock Moves 9% Higher January 29, 2018
Author: 0 VMware (VMW) in Focus: Stock Moves 9% Higher January 29, 2018

Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation. In a report issued on January 17, RBC Capital also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $150 price target. and VMware Inc . The business's quarterly revenue was up 11.1% compared to the same quarter previous year. The company reported its EPS on 10/30/2017.

IT Majid Majidi: I am more famous in India than my own country
Author: 0 Majid Majidi: I am more famous in India than my own country

Little did he know that his sister might have to pay for his deeds. Story: The film focuses on the story of 2 siblings, Amir and Tara who reside in the slums of Mumbai . Talking about his decision to make a film in India, Majidi said, through his translator as the filmmaker does not speak English, "India is my homeland".

IT Google Clips Camera Is Finally Available To Purchase
Author: 0 Google Clips Camera Is Finally Available To Purchase

Google announced a bunch of products including the premium flagship Pixel 2 series at its major hardware event in October a year ago. However the company did not mention when exactly the camera would be made available, although a recent sighting at the FCC seemed to hint that it was close to being put on sale.

IT It's game over for Paragon as Epic announces its closure
Author: 0 It's game over for Paragon as Epic announces its closure

Sadly for the Paragon , rumours of Fortnite killing the game appear to be true, as Epic recently posted a statement confirming that they were shutting the game down on April 26. The entire problem, according to Epic Games, stemmed from an influx of players during the week that Epic Games had not anticipated, but with the game still now in Early Access, such issues and downtimes should be expected from time to time.

IT Google confirms investment in Indonesia's ride-hailing leader Go-Jek
Author: 0 Google confirms investment in Indonesia's ride-hailing leader Go-Jek

Google Vice President of Product Management Caesar Sengupta said that they made a decision to invest in the ride-hailing service, as they still want to do more to support and take part in the country's growth. Go-Jek now has investments from Chinese giants Tencent Holdings Ltd and JD.com Inc. Indonesia is estimated to have more than 133 million internet users, the fifth largest population of internet users in the world .

IT Obaseki Congratulates Falconets on World Cup Ticket
Author: 0 Obaseki Congratulates Falconets on World Cup Ticket

Nigeria's Falconets on Saturday booked a place in the FIFA Under 20 Women's World Cup, tagged France 2018, after thrashing their South African counterpart with 6 unreplied goals. "They have been to several World Cup tournaments and they know how to play their game and we also needed to contain them and play according to our strength".

IT Homecoming: You can't stop me from going to Kano - Kwankwaso tells Police
Author: 0 Homecoming: You can't stop me from going to Kano - Kwankwaso tells Police

Rabiu Yusuf, commissioner of police in the state, who gave the warning on Friday morning, said failure to comply with it might attract "stiffer implication". He said if the advice given to the immediate governor was not heeded, the law would take its course. "But if Kwankwaso insisted of coming the law would take it natural cause because we can not file down our arms and allow peace to be truncated by any person or group of persons".

IT Chelsea boss Antonio Conte would be happy to keep Michy Batshuayi
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte would be happy to keep Michy Batshuayi

Newcastle United striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has emerged as the top target for Anderlecht towards the end of the transfer window after head coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck changed his mind about him. Alonso wrapped up the scoring for the hosts after 72 minutes with a sublime curled free-kick, his seventh goal of the season. Batshuayi endured a quiet start to his afternoon, taking 22 minutes to have his second touch having taken the kick-off, but he sparked into life thereafter.

Author: 0 $1.15 EPS Expected for NVIDIA (NVDA); Banner (BANR) Has 1.82 Sentiment

Apg Asset Management Us Inc sold 158,640 shares as the company's stock rose 7.12% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,020 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.22 million, up from 16,320 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

IT National Football League 'disappointed' over increase in concussion cases
Author: 0 National Football League 'disappointed' over increase in concussion cases

The number of concussions in 2017 is the highest in the past six years, with a almost 16 percent increase over the five-year average, USA Today reported . Concussions during games also rose, from 211 in 2016 to 225 in 2017. "And it's a point of emphasis for us". "We think that's a very positive development".

IT Mary's Church marks and remembers Holocaust Memorial Day
Author: 0 Mary's Church marks and remembers Holocaust Memorial Day

Poles may have killed 2,500 Jews during the Holocaust , according to Polish Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich, though Efraim Zuroff, Eastern Europe director for the Simon Wiesenthal Center, told JTA the actual number may have been higher. When the war started there were about 3 million Polish Jews. But Gur-Ari said he opposes the bill because "it would be a great sin to erase the actions of the Poles during the Holocaust".