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Tesla Roadster takes one-way rocket ride to Mars


If the weather turns or if there are any technical glitches, SpaceX will have another chance to launch during the same hours on Wednesday. The SpaceX CEO said the challenges of developing the new rocket meant the chances of a successful first outing might be only 50-50. Read More »

House GOP gives Trump leeway over whether to block Schiff memo


As expected, the memo focuses on the FBI's use of information gathered by Christopher Steele, a retired British intelligence agent, in obtaining orders from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to monitor Carter Page, a NY energy consultant and former adviser to the Trump campaign. Read More »

FNY Partners Fund LP Has $316000 Holdings in QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)

Mcdonald's Corp. now has $130.62B valuation. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $16.78. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $4.56 but has recovered 13.16% since then. UBS has "Buy" rating and $53 target. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, December 21. A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for QCOM producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 3.60% ... Read More »

UFC referee lambasted after failing to stop 'bloodbath' bout


According to White, Yamasaki had every opportunity to stop the fight in the third round as Cachoeira was clearly done. Yamasaki has been widely criticized by former and current MMA fighters, as well as by UFC President Dana White himself, who called Yamasaki's late stoppage " disgusting ". Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey producer settles the debate over Toad's head


But wait, if that's Toad's head , then what is this? His answer is definitive yet open-ended: While he confirms that the top is part of Toad's head , he doesn't offer detail on how it all works together. "Well, to be perfectly honest, I didn't really expect that to be a topic among fans". This new mode will feature a balloon hiding contest, seeing who can place their balloons in the sneakiest place. Read More »

Spacex's Falcon Heavy Will Have Inaugural Launch Today

Other space moguls are rooting for a successful launch for Musk. He previously informed that his biggest worry is how the three-rocket booster will work with each other and in proper coordination. If all goes as planned, the Falcon Heavy will launch the roadster into an orbit that will bring it near Mars and allow it to drift out there in our solar system for eons. Read More »

IDC: China smartphone market declined by 5% in 2017


Apple took the lead from Samsung in smartphone shipments during the fourth quarter of 2017, mainly on the strength of a wide range of handsets including its latest iPhone X, according to market research firm IDC . "These triumphs have truly helped Chinese brands", Wang Yanhui, leader of the Shanghai-based Mobile China Alliance told the Global Times today. Apple shipped nearly 10% fewer phones in the past 12 months, compared to 2016, but it remained a leader in the premium segment ... Read More »

IOC: Russians cleared of doping eligible for Games


Far more important for the standing of Russian President Vladimir Putin is that a robust 169 of them still got invites. But on Thursday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport announced it was clearing 28 other Russian athletes who competed in Sochi, including 13 athletes who would conceivably be eligible for these Games. Read More »

SunTrust Banks Weighs in on Snap Inc's FY2022 Earnings (SNAP)


For the full year, Snap's revenue rose to $825m, more than double the $404m it made last year. On average, analysts estimated $252.95 million in revenue and a loss of 16 cents a share. BTC Capital Management Inc.'s holdings in Snap were worth $1,945,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 8,353,729 shares of the company's stock worth $148,446,000 after acquiring an additional 1,601,170 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Apple may offer rebate to customers who bought full-price batteries


Or you can always just get a new iPhone . Thune, who chairs the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, originally gave Apple a January 23 deadline to reply but granted an extension at the company's request, according to the committee's communications director, Frederick Hill. Read More »

IOC opens 2 days of meeting on eve of Pyeongchang Olympics


The almost identical comments by Pence and Tillerson expressing openness to a meeting with the North Koreans appeared deliberate and coordinated. "If Trump does not get rid of his anachronistic and dogmatic way of thinking, it will only bring about the outcome of further endangering security and future of the United States", the government said in comments carried by the North's official Korean Central News Agency. Read More »

NYPD continues rolling iPhones out to every officer, replacing Windows Phones


A total of 36,000 iPhone 7 and 7 Plus units were released to the authorities. "It's going to act like a force multiplier", said Inspector Anthony Tasso, commanding officer of the NYPD's Strategic Technology Division "You're not just sending it to people assigned to that precinct, but you are sending it to all our phones in that geographical area". Read More »

Padmavaat: Rajasthan HC quashes FIR against Sanjay Leela Bhansali


After continuing it's royal run at the ticket windows even in the second week, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmaavat recorded a huge drop in its box office collections. After braving all odds, " Padmaavat " hit the screens and managed to have preview shows days ahead of the nationwide release at some places. You are asking the wrong person because I did it. Read More »

Nintendo's Super Mario Odyssey Q&A got weird, quick

After the initial screenshots of the bare-chested, mustachioed hero sparked a meme frenzy and a speed-running competition, more questions soon emerged: why does Mario have nipples, but no belly button? In summary, after 279 days from commercialization, Nintendo Switch has a catalog of 191 games: to reach such a figure, Wii U took 400 days longer. Read More »

Devs Say DayZ Still Coming to the PlayStation 4 "Eventually"


PUBG is available now on both Xbox One and PC. It's still a little rough around the edges while the developers continue working on it, but it's certainly still playable and a great, adrenaline-filled experience in its current state. The bundle also brings a one-month Xbox Game Pass trial, it's a subscription-based service that offers more than 100 Xbox One titles . You can see a full list of proposed features from lead producer Eugen Harton here, which was established in November. Read More »

Concerned with image of House, says Naidu to justify longer adjournments


Yesterday, too, the House was adjourned till 2 PM after Samajwadi Party members raised slogans in the well over the alleged encounter killings by the police in Uttar Pradesh. In this context, Mr Naidu said that his adjourning the House till 1400 hrs was to save the House from the situation of frequent disruption which, he said, only lowered the image of the House. Read More »

BP to boost U.S. investment after tax reform


Chief executive Bob Dudley hailed today's result "as one of the strongest years in BP's recent history". The London-listed company saw one of the strongest output increases in its history past year, lifting production to levels not seen since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. Read More »

New Features Coming to PS4 in System Software 5.50


Guardians can also extend the allowed game time through their phones or on PC, by logging into their PlayStation accounts. On the user interface front, two new tabs are added to Library to make it easier to see which apps you've installed and bought. Read More »

Here's what's coming with PS4's big 5.50 update


PS4 firmware 5.50, codenamed KEIJI, is the next major update for the console, and was initially announced back in January when Sony began taking sign-ups . And if that was not enough, you can also hide applications from your shopping list in the library. Hiding apps: This convenience allows the user to disappear certain apps they won't be using again, reducing menu clutter; think betas, trials or other demos. Read More »

Hyundai Santa Fe first OFFICIAL photos arrive


We did expect to have to take the renders with a pinch of salt, but Hyundai has now released a couple of photos of the new Santa Fe and it looks pretty much as good as the renders. This enables the system to recognise more natural speech patterns, such as when asking for route guidance to a specific location. The safety features of the SUV include Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Avoidance Assist (FCA), Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Driver Attention Warning ... Read More »

England's Ben Youngs Set To Miss Rest Of Season With Knee Injury


England coach Eddie Jones has called up Saracens No 9 Richard Wigglesworth as Youngs' replacement in the squad. Danny Care is expected to start against Wales but Wigglesworth will be part of the matchday 23, almost two-and-a-half years since winning his last cap against Uruguay - England's last match under Stuart Lancaster. Read More »

Sony Xperia X And Xperia X Compact Oreo Update Rolling Out


Sony touts the new Xperia L2 to be a selfie-centric smartphone that flaunts an 8MP sensor with 120-degree super-wide angle lens with f/2.4 aperture. Other key features of the Xperia L2 include an accelerometer, proximity sensor, NFC support, compass, and a fingerprint sensor found on the back of the device. Read More »

Actor Anupam Kher: My Twitter account has been hacked


The hackers put a tweet from Swapan Dasgupta's handle with the image of Pakistani flag and Muhammad Ali Jinnah. "My Twitter account has been hacked", Bedi told PTI in a message. Before the account was suspended by Twitter, the blue tick from the verified handle of Kher and Madhav had disappeared. The accounts have been restored now. Read More »

Cisco, Apple, Aon, Allianz Partner on Cyber-Risk Management


Combined with individual risk insights with the Cyber Resilience Evaluation , cyber security insurance coverage is enhanced for business customers. Apple and Cisco announced this morning a new deal with insurer Allianz that will allow businesses with their technology products to receive better terms on their cyber insurance coverage, including lower deductibles - or even no deductibles, in some cases. Read More »

Rumor: Capcom layoffs ends unannounced project, limit Dead Rising 5


It's unknown what that specifically means, like the company considering a mobile game instead, or taking a new direction that strays away from what Dead Rising 3 and Dead Rising 4 provided over the years. A number of posts on social media from former employees have confirmed a mass layoff, which formerly employed around 250 people. These layoffs also had other adverse effects. Read More »

HP reveals potent VR workstation and Mixed Reality headset


The Z4 with an Intel Core X processor will start at R26 999 and will be available in March. Options include an nearly ridiculous range of Intel Xeon, Core i9, and Core i7 processors, along with up to 256GB of RAM and graphics ranging from NVIDIA Quadro P400 and AMD FirePro W2100 all the way up to the Quadro P6000 and Radeon Pro WX 9100. Read More »

Microsoft ditches Windows 10 S OS months after launch


Microsoft is making big changes to Windows 10 S. The bare bones operating system, originally meant to compete with Google's Chrome OS, will now be an " S Mode " in Windows 10 Home, Pro and Enterprise. If you buy any of the above systems the OS will be reported as Windows 10 Home in the System properties dialogue - however the OEM is charged at different grades depending upon the bundled hardware level. Read More »