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Wallops Island rocket launch postponed

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The launch of an Orbital ATK Antares rocket from NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility in Virginia is scheduled for 7:37 a.m. Saturday, and, weather permitting, will be visible from CT to North Carolina. The first and most reliable and accessible way is via a live stream that will be available online as well as at the bottom of this article. Another launch attempt is set for 7:14 a.m. Read More »

Just Dial Gives Clarification On Takeover Talks With Google

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The original report stated that the two companies have been in talks for the last several months. However, it might require a while to finalize the deal. Abhishek Bansal, CEO of Just Dial said in response to the newspaper's email that the company does explore various strategic tie-ups and meet various companies for the same. Read More »

Bank of India Q2 profit rises, beats estimates

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Bank of India (BOI.NS), the country's sixth biggest lender by assets, reported a 41 percent jump in second-quarter profit, handily beating analyst estimates, with its bad loan ratio easing. The lender's non-interest income at Rs 16,016 crore was a 58 per cent increase over the same quarter a year ago at Rs 10,146 crore and double over the previous quarter's Rs 8,006 crore. Read More »

Gamestop Nearly Sells Out All Of Its Xbox One X Launch Supply

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If this doesn't work for you then try a different cord and you should be fine, as mentioned above. Unfortunately, I own the digital version of the game, which automatically downloads patches when installed, so my copy of The Witcher 3 maintains its locked 30 frames per second on the Xbox One X . Read More »

'Pokemon Go' Creators Announce 'Harry Potter' Augmented Reality Game

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Whatever the mechanics of the game, with the Harry Potter franchise extremely large fanbase, it's safe to say there will be a lot of interest in this game. Niantic Labs delivered the official news in its latest blog post , revealing the title of its next mobile game, " Harry Potter: Wizards Unite ". Today, we've received a press release from Warner Bros. Read More »

Chicago receives 2020 NBA All-Star Game; Cleveland had been in running

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The league will officially announce the news on Friday, with National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver and Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel expected to attend. Much has changed for the Bulls franchise since it last hosted the All-Star Game. This season's NBA All-Star Game will be held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday, Feb. Read More »

Oil Steadies as Middle East Tensions Offset Rising US Output

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The price for Brent crude oil was down 0.42 percent to $63.42 per barrel as of 9:15 a.m. EST. The price of Brent Crude rose 3.5% to $64.3 a barrel by the end of yesterday's trading, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) rose 3% to $57.4 a barrel, both their highest levels since July 2015. Read More »

Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) moved with flow of 10.00% on Wednesday

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The return on assets stands at 9.5%, Return on Equity now is 37.7% and the Return on Investment value is 14.7%. These holdings make up 24.64% of the company's outstanding shares. The firm bought 508,479 shares of the technology company's stock, valued at approximately $11,792,000. The biggest holder now is Mr. Gregory R. Blatt who owns 1,059,109 shares (0.40% of those outstanding), whilst Thomas J. Read More »

This Is How Apple Pay Cash Works On The iPhone

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The fix has already been available for developer and public beta testers running iOS 11 .2 beta. Apple released an iOS update on Thursday that fixed an infamous keyboard auto-correct issue. The first time users receive money, they can tap on the payment bubble to accept terms and be issued a new virtual Apple Pay Cash card , which can only be used to send money or pay for things via Apple Pay. Read More »

Former Rolls-Royce executives plead guilty to bribery

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Shares in Rolls-Royce Holdings (LON:RR) have posted a drop in London in today's session, as the British engine maker revealed continued weakness at its Marine division. Mr Zuurhout, 53, former sales manager of the engineering firm's energy division, from the Netherlands, has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to violate the FCPA. Read More »

Grace & Schwartzel up with the pace at Gary Player Country Club

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South Africa hasn't had a home victor at the Nedbank since Trevor Immelman's triumph a decade ago. Robert Allenby defeated Henrik Stenson that time. It is not like that was a once-off for Noren either. "Coming to play in your home country always makes things extra special and, like I said, I feel like if I play well I have a good chance around here". Read More »

Now you can actually have 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'

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There's just one problem: Tiffany's is a jewellery store. Well now, you can actually make it happen. But that's all about to change. "The simple menu-which will change and evolve through the seasons-is a refined take on signature NY dishes, reinvented to be uniquely Tiffany". Read More »

Slade starts for England against Argentina with Farrell and Itoje rested

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Elliot Daly will start on the left wing just a fortnight after suffering a medial knee ligament tear, but Jonny May misses out due to a hamstring injury. Ben Youngs and George Ford resume their half-back combination, while Watson and Mike Brown complete the back three. Hooker Dylan Hartley again captains the side, with Jamie George, Ellis Genge and Harry Williams the replacement front-row players. Read More »

Buick LaCrosse Gets Upscale Avenir Treatment

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The automaker claims that nine out of ten LaCrosse buyers reportedly choose the Essence and Premium models - perhaps a sign that buyers want more luxury content within the Buick design language. Inside, the Avenir boasts a pretty chestnut interior color theme, embroidered first-row headrests, and Avenir-badged sill plates. Features available on other LaCrosse models come standard on the Avenir, including a powerful 310-horsepower V-6, nine-speed automatic transmission, navigation and Bose ... Read More »

It's About Time the Nintendo Switch Got a Real Streaming Video App

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Are you looking forward to Hulu on your Switch? As far as things releasing, there's a game that inflicts unimagined suffering on four people simulatenously - but enough about Mario Party, let's talk DOOM . After months and months of waiting, the Nintendo Switch has finally gotten its first streaming service: Hulu. While Nintendo did not state that such services would never be available, they did deflect questions regarding streaming apps on the Nintendo Switch. Read More »

Stocks Midday Alert: NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)

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It has outperformed by 85.26% the S&P500. Marsico Capital Management Llc acquired 568,102 shares as Nvidia Corp ( NVDA)'s stock rose 26.83%. Inc. now owns 822 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock worth $119,000 after acquiring an additional 6 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Tata Motors Quarterly Net Profit Triples

Consolidated net profit of the passenger and commercial vehicle maker during the quarter ended September increased to Rs 2,501.67 crore, from Rs 848.16 crore in same quarter previous year, the company said in an exchange filing on Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). Read More »

Around 1 Lakh Indians book tickets to Travel Mars 2018

People who submitted their details and registered through the NASA site were provided with an online boarding pass. According to NASA , India ranked third in the global list with regard to the number of names submitted for the Mars mission. Read More »

An experimental SpaceX rocket engine has exploded in Texas

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At the request of the company, the investigation is transparent. For now, SpaceX will suspend the testing of this engine, while investigating what caused the explosion. "SpaceX is committed to our current manifest and we do not expect this to have any impact on our launch cadence", the company stated. The latter are known as "static test fires" and usually occur a few days before launch. Read More »

Intel hires Radeon boss to work on GPUs

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Koduri, 49, had previously been AMD's chief architect. Raja M. Koduri will join Intel in December as chief architect. Vega arrived very late as a competitor to NVIDIA's Pascal launch, and suffered from numerous launch problems, including confusion over pricing and excessive power draw. Read More »

Some Google Pixel 2 XL owners are complaining about flashing screens

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Previously, the company released a batch of "pure" Pixel 2 XL without Android. The issue seems to occur in a variety of different scenarios and causes the screen to produce a sudden flash. The marks can be wiped away with enough effort, according to that user, but would quickly reappear after running a finger across the display. Some users who already purchased the Pixel 2 XL complained about the lack of saturation on screen, and Google promised that they would be allowed to configure the ... Read More »

After-Hours Actives: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), JPMorgan Chase & Co

The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, August 24 by Peel Hunt. CMCSA's asset turnover ratio is 0.46 and the company has financial leverage of 3.79. Bokf Na holds 0.01% or 3,934 shares. Polar Llp accumulated 389,986 shares. Brown Advisory invested 0.59% of its portfolio in DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) for 300,000 shares. Read More »

Gen Jeep Wrangler interior revealed

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Jeep has still not released any official specs for the Wrangler, including all of the new features. These photos came through from Fiat Chrysler overnight and show the new Jeep Wrangler will boast a quite different look and feel. There is a bank of four auxiliary buttons, allowing owners to wire electronics straight to these switches, nestled beside the buttons to lock the front and rear differentials or just the rear. Read More »

A star that would not die

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This analysis indicated that the explosion was what's called a type II-P supernova, and everything about the discovery seemed normal. "As months stretched into years, the authors found that its brightness varied by as much as 50 per cent on an irregular timescale, as if it were exploding again and again", says Woosley. Read More »

Heat source under Antarctica melting its ice sheet

After a recent and remarkable discovery, scientists have come to realize that there are more volcanoes snoozing away beneath that colossal ice sheet than anywhere else - so where's all the heat coming from? Scientists in June published a report saying a 300,000-square-mile portion of the West Antarctica Ice sheet's perimeter was melting, and that it was caused by an unusually strong El Nino event around January 2016. Read More »

Apple Is Working on 2018 iPad Redesign With Facial Recognition

It said that the new iPad will have iPhone X features such as slimmer edges and facial recognition, according to people familiar with the matter. At least one new iPad model with a screen size similar to the 10.5-inch iPad Pro is planned to include Face ID for unlocking the device, making payments, and sending animated emojis. Read More »

LinkedIn Integration With Word Makes Writing A Resume Easy

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When Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $ 26 billion previous year, it said that it's going to integrated the professional social network with its Office applications. The other area where the Resume Assistant will be proactive is in, well, giving you an idea of where to target your resume in the first place. Microsoft is integrating LinkedIn's deep knowledge of how people search for jobs, what recruiters look for, and how resumes are crafted with Microsoft Word. Read More »

Twitter Is Officially Allowing Users To Say Even More

Snap's stock was bludgeoned in after-market trading, falling more than 17 percent to $12.53. It was not just Premier League sides who were flaunting their 280 characters, though, with the likes of Bayern Munich, AC Milan and RB Leipzig joining in too. Read More »

Rocket League for Nintendo Switch gets launch trailer, to release next week

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Dispatch Games announced today that Penguin Wars , a quirky competitive Famicom game that received a remake exclusive in Japan for the Nintendo Switch , is heading Westward in early 2018. November 14 marks the date that Rocket League is conquering yet another format, and this time it's the Switch that's getting the game. Let us know if you plan to p-p-pick up Penguin Wars next year with a comment below. Read More »