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Janet Yellen: I would have liked to serve an additional term


In his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee in November, Powell indicated that he would continue the gradual monetary policy normalization strategy laid out by his predecessor Yellen. Inflation has run below target since then, allowing former Chair Janet Yellen to leave the post amid low price pressures, steady growth and rising employment. Read More »

Locked track switch cause of fatal United States train crash


Sumwalt said NTSB investigators will be at the scene over the next few days documenting the accident site and interviewing train crews and dispatchers. Henry McMaster said federal investigators will go into details of the accident but, from available evidence, it appears that the Amtrak was on the wrong track. Read More »

Seedorf becomes coach of Spain's Deportivo


Former Dutch global, Clarence Seedorf , has been named the new coach of Deportivo La Coruna . Seedorf succeeds Cristobal Parralo, who was appointed as interim boss until June when he succeeded Pepe Mel last October. They are now 18th in the standings and without a win in seven league games. BC-SOC-Deportivo La Coruna-Seedorf, 1st Ld-Writethru, 120Deportivo La Coruna hires Seedorf as coachAP Photo LON124Eds: Adds photo link. Read More »

Nougat is finally king of Android versions, Oreo breaks the 1% barrier


And, replacing Marshmallow is Android Nougat which rises from 26.3% from last month to 28.5% this month. Yes, there's about the same percentage of users (28 percent) using iOS 10, which was released at roughly the same time as Nougat. This means devices running older versions are not included, nor are devices that don't have Google Play installed (such as many Android phones and tablets in China, Amazon's Fire line, and so on). Read More »

Here's the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9


The aperture is also better in the S9 model, which will have a variable aperture of F1.5/F2.4 and can be operated similar to a DSLR camera. The cases we can see in this image include the Alcantara case and what appears to be the Clear View cover. Read More »

HTC U12 shows up at a 5G event in Taiwan


Even with the doomsday clock ticking on HTC , the Taiwanese company is not giving up and they kept on producing new phones. He claims it will come with a 5.5-inch 18:9 display (no resolution spec for now) and be priced in the low-end. As per a report by Taiwanese publication Sogi , HTC said that the new smartphone with fast data access would be launched sometime this year. The company's officials have not made any official statement about the upcoming smartphone, so it's better to take ... Read More »

Broadcom reportedly ups its bid to acquire Qualcomm to $120B


Broadcom also said that it would withdraw its offer if Qualcomm rescheduled its annual shareholder meeting from March 6, or if it paid more than the $110 a share that it has already bid for the smaller NXP Semiconductor . But investors may also be concerned that Broadcom said it would walk away from the deal if Qualcomm doesn't agree to merge soon or if shareholders don't elect Broadcom's slate of nominees to Qualcomm's board. Read More »

Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy: Proof Of PC, Switch Porting!


A year ago we saw the launch of Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy on the PlayStation 4 which proved to be rather successful and now a report has made its way on the internet suggesting that new Crash Bandicoot game might launch in 2019. While Crash has appeared on Nintendo consoles, including Game Boy Advance and Wii games, as well as a Skylanders figure, the beloved original trilogy would be an incredible addition to the Switch's already stellar lineup. Read More »

Xiaomi Schedules Launch Event on February 14 in India, Redmi 5 Expected


Xiaomi knows that once launched, the smartphone will be met with a lot of demand. There's no update from Xiaomi on the launch of the Redmi Note 5 , but the latest renders appeared online hints a stunning design. The invite comes with a big "5" written, which might be the Redmi Note. Xiaomi launched Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus smartphones with full view display and smaller bezels in China in December 2017. Read More »

Rainbow Six Siege is getting ... aliens?


It seems to be the multiplayer shooter that just keeps on giving, and thanks to Ubisoft , we can now get a sneak peak at just what to expect from the first content drops for the start of Year 3 of the popular FPS squad-based shooter - Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege . Read More »

Randy Moss elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame


I've talked to so many guys I played with or against during this process, and they tell me, 'We never saw you mad". I wanted this so bad. "I'm so happy because my parents will be able to share this experience with me". Modern-era finalists not making it were offensive tackle Joe Jacoby, offensive tackle Tony Boselli, guard Alan Faneca, guard Steve Hutchinson, safety John Lynch, center Kevin Mawae, receiver Isaac Bruce, running back Edgerrin James and cornerback Everson Walls. Read More »

Mob assault two Kashmiri students in Haryana after Friday prayer


The police were interrogating those arrested and the police were trying to find out why the accused attacked the students, said the HT report. Terming local entrepreneurs as an important component of local economy, Mehbooba said Jammu and Kashmir is perhaps the first state in the country to roll out incentives under GST. Read More »

Cabot-Wellington Trimmed Cabot (CBT) Position; Qumu (QUMU) Sentiment Is 0.89

The stock decreased 3.90% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $7.4. About 54,995 shares traded. Bessemer Group Inc.'s holdings in Cabot Oil & Gas were worth $4,397,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $319,283 activity. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the ... Read More »

Jerry Kramer finally gets his Hall of Fame ticket


Kramer is the 25th member of the Packers to get into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Kramer was drafted by the Packers in the fourth round (No. 39 overall) of the 1958 NFL Draft out of the University of Idaho. He joins Lombardi, running back Jim Taylor, lineman Forrest Gregg, quarterback Bart Starr, linebacker Ray Nitschke, cornerback Herb Adderly, defensive end Willie Davis, center Jim Ringo, halfback Paul Hornung, safety Willie Wood, defensive tackle Henry Jordan, and linebacker Dave ... Read More »

Nokia Oyj (NOK) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.08

Nokia is the world leader in mobile communications. The firm operates through three divisions: Ultra Broadband Networks, IP Networks and Applications, and Nokia Technologies. Now we take an assessment of last twelve months period, where stock moved higher with performance of 18.16%. Investors also need to beware of the Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) valuations. Read More »

Alan Pardew admits flagging West Brom struggled to compete against Southampton


A free-kick from James Ward-Prowse put Saints 3-1 up ten minutes after the restart. However, the visitors finished the half strongly and got themselves back into the contest five minutes before the break. Supporters, players and officials commemorated the life and career of Cyrille Regis before kick-off at The Hawthorns, but, thanks to the laxity of the Saints' backline, the hosts did not require a player of the late England striker's enduring quality to take the lead in the fourth minute. Read More »

Protest withdraws against "Padmaavat"


Amidst the reports of the film releasing in the four states, Vishwa Bandhu Singh Rathore, the Chief Secretary of Rajput Karni Sena, who had slapped Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the sets in Rajasthan spoke to Mirror and clarified that the Karni Sena group stands by their protest against the magnum opus. Read More »

Bluehole will ban at least 100K PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds cheaters


An update post on Steam has the details, which explains that the new PUBG anti-cheat will first target "unauthorized programs", which may also include "different helper programs that alter the graphics or aid in gameplay in some way". An internal system is being built as well to allow us to investigate reported content faster and more accurately. Because of these overhauled mechanics, users are not permitted to modify any of the game's files. Read More »

Kent County Sheriff's Office warns of child porn on social media


According to WXIA in Atlanta, the video likely originated in Alabama, and "law enforcement agencies there are aware of the video and are vigorously investigating the situation". We also notified the Roanoke Police Department immediately after receiving the video. Sharing the image could be illegal and lead to criminal charges - no matter the person's intentions, Memphis Police posted to Facebook Friday. Read More »

European Union throws its weight behind blockchain


The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum is an important step in that direction", said Mariya Gabriel , Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society. The Commission said the observatory would "play an active role" in helping the European Union "show leadership" in blockchain - although arguably other nations have taken the reins when it comes to threatening extra regulation . Read More »



With Super Bowl just days away, doesn't the big game seem like the flawless opportunity to roll out the first trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story? With no announcement from the producers pointing to a Super Bowl teaser, it may seem wise for fans to follow the annual sporting extravaganza for a possible surprise. Read More »

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Delayed; Demo Coming Soon


Its Twitter account has announced about a one month delay. " Yakuza 6: The Song of Life's release date is being moved back a month to April 17". In fact, to double down on the show of good faith, it was announced that the game will get a demo on February 27. "But - with bad news, we also have some good - this gives us more time to line things up for the launch, and on February 27, the demo will be available and will allow players to bring their save into the game on release", it added. Read More »

Google posts massive advertising revenue gains


But for Amazon , cloud is the cash cow, consistently not only profitable but lucrative enough to make up for losses in Amazon's entire e-commerce business, which continues to lose money especially internationally. Net revenue - Alphabet's sales minus traffic acquisition costs - was $25.9 billion. Google didn't share the number of phones it sold, but Google in its earnings call, CEO Sundar Pichai said device shipments more than doubled year-over-year. Read More »

Apple Blasts Accusations It's Degrading iPhone User Experience


This news organization requested comment, but did not immediately receive a response. Furthermore, the company has promised more transparency regarding when a device is being actively slowed down due to battery health and will offer customers the option to disable the feature via a software update. Read More »

Mario movie coming from the studio behind Minions

Fans may be excited, but they should know that the movie will take a few years before appearing in theaters. The movie is based on the Nintendo 3DS video game with the same title that released in 2016, and will be co-produced by Universal Pictures . Read More »