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NBC will livestream key Olympic moments on Snapchat


However, if fans want to watch more than a half-hour of the games they'll need a subscription to at least one OTT TV service. If you're on a tablet or a smartphone, the NBC Sports mobile app will carry the same content as the website. Eighteen events, or 55 hours, will be live. Snapchat will be live-streaming key moments, but that means using Snapchat , which has an interface best described as "brutal". Read More »

Instagram testing screenshot warnings in Stories


Of course, Instagram have previously notified users if anyone takes a screenshot of a direct message, so that is highly unlikely to change regardless of the response to this new test. Most significantly story could be viewed as many times as possible within twenty-four hours, with the creator completely unaware that exactly how many times a single person viewed it. Read More »

Kim Jong-un invited president of South Korea to DPRK


Speaking to reporters during a flight on Saturday, Mr Pence said: "There is no daylight between the United States, the Republic of Korea and Japan on the need to continue to isolate North Korea economically and diplomatically until they abandon their nuclear and ballistic missile programme". Read More »

Dutchman Kramer claims third straight 5000m gold


Kramer is also scheduled to compete in the team pursuit and mass start in PyeongChang. The silver and bronze winners, both first-time Olympic medalists, needed a photo review to determine that the Netherlands-born Canadian broke the timing beam two-thousandths of a second ahead. Read More »

New Tool May Help Combat the Spread of Flu, Say Researchers


This is because bacteria and viruses are smaller than human cells and the light can damage their DNA directly. The far-UVC light efficiently inactivated the flu viruses and was about as efficient as conventional germicidal UV light. Continuous very low dose-rate far-UVC light in indoor public locations is a promising, safe and affordable tool to reduce the spread of airborne-mediated microbial diseases. Read More »

Mario Balotelli 'Booked for Racist Abuse Complaint' During Nice's 3-2 Defeat


Nice's official Twitter account posted: "During the break, Mario Balotelli was shown a yellow, after... being annoyed for racist abuse from the public". I didn't hear anything". There have never been racism problems here. Nice president Jean-Pierre Rivere complained about the officiating after the game but failed to mention the incident concerning Balotelli and was instead angry with the penalty decision given against his side which saw Kwon Chang-hoon score a late victor. Read More »

Stock to Watch: Rowan Companies (RDC)

John Thiessen increased its stake in Rowan Companies Plc ( RDC ) by 166% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. After the latest session, which saw the stock close at a price of $12.79, RDC sits below its 52-week high. The stock of Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Monday, January 30. RDC is now undervalued by -18.43% relative to the average 1-year price target of $15.68 taken from a group of Wall Street Analysts. Read More »

PyeongChang 2018: NBC Olympics Taps ChyronHego Solutions for Winter Olympics


They cost from $30-40 a month. If you live in the USA, watching the Winter Olympics 2018's opening ceremony online is actually a better option than watching it on TV, since the TV broadcast is delayed by 14 hours. "We share NBC Olympics' passion for innovation and creative presentations that draw viewers into the action during high-profile live sports telecasts". Read More »

Pyeongchang Olympics, part 1


Between the lunch and talks, they spent nearly three hours together. USA vice president Mike Pence was among the other dignitaries at the opening ceremony , but he did not interact with Ms Kim despite sitting only metres away from her. Read More »

More than 220 civilians killed as Syria continues air strikes


Eleven Turkish soldiers were killed on Saturday, including two military personnel when a helicopter was downed, in the bloodiest day in Ankara's offensive against a Kurdish militia in northern Syria . "This fighting is absolutely unacceptable, " she added. Turkish jets on Sunday destroyed terror targets in northwestern Syria within the range of southern Turkish border districts of Hatay, according to Anadolu Agency correspondents on the ground. Read More »

'Gully Boy' to release on Valentine's Day next year


Excel Entertainment shared the information on their Twitter handle recently. Today, makers of the film released the first look of Ranveer and Alia. The tweet read, "14th February 2019 #gullyboy #ZoyaAkhtar #TigerBaby". The film that also stars actors Siddhant Chaturvedi, Vijay Varma and Kalki Koechlin in pivotal roles, talks about street rappers is based in the slums of Mumbai . Read More »

First Grade Teacher Fired for Marrying the Love of Her Life


However, an attorney representing the former teacher says she is considering her next steps. They say she was let go because she broke the contract she signed when she first started with the archdiocese. She also coached the school basketball team and ran a volunteer organization called #teachHope70x7 that takes students around the downtown Miami area on weekends to distribute meals to the homeless. Read More »

The ZenFone 5 may look very similar to the iPhone X


ASUS is expected to launch the ZenFone 5 later this month at MWC, hence, we might see this Taiwanese company launching the ZenFone 5 Lite as well at the same event alongside some other smartphones in the ZenFone 5 series. Both the secondary cameras will be employed for producing live depth-of-field effects. So its most likely 2MP + 20MP for the front cameras and 2MP +16MP for the rear cameras. Read More »

WhatsApp activated a payment system between users (UPI Based)


Previous year it was learned that WhatsApp would try in India a contactless payment service that would allow using the cell phone to send money to users. Even among beta testers , only a few can see the feature. Users have been complaining about problems with linking their bank accounts to UPI, which is to be expected considering the beta status of the feature. Read More »

Limited edition Moto Z2 Force launching in India on 15 February


Pricing and a retail date are likely to be revealed during the event, although thanks to an invite sent to Android Authority we do already know that each device will come bundled with the Moto TurboPower pack for free. The phone was launched in different variants with 4GB of RAM & 64GB of storage and 6GB of RAM & 128GB of internal storage. The Moto Z2 Force features two 12MP sensors at the back- a primary RGB sensor and a secondary monochrome sensor. Read More »

Twitch revises community guidelines in crackdown on sexual content and harassment


While still built with wiggle room, this updated guideline could eliminate a lot of the issues within the community, as well as stopping possible bullying and thwarting other users from engaging in harassing behavior . Twitch, and users, did not feel these guidelines were strong or clear enough. All is well and good with additions to crack onto streams that should not be taking place on the streaming giant's platform - however I think Twitch also crossed a line. Read More »

George Lucas Helped Direct A Scene In SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY


Very few directors have had as many conversations about their work, when you take into consideration just how many movies George Lucas has actually directed. Phil Lord and Chris Miller were originally going to tell the story, but publically left the project when there were just three weeks to go with filming. Read More »

Here's what the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 lineup could look like


The details come from a leak showing the new DeX Pad that is likely to launch with the Galaxy S9. The Galaxy S9 duo is widely expected to be unveiled on February 25, just ahead of in Barcelona. Of course, the device comes with all the new accessories, including the Samsung Dex Pad , which has been upgraded to a new level compared to DeX Station launched a year ago. Read More »

Google may move into gaming with 'Yeti' streaming service


If any company is good at building a speedy, robust internet service, though, it's Google. It could, in fact, be accessible directly via Google's Chromecast low-priced media player, for example, a device that lets users stream content from various mobile devices (PC, smartphone, tablet) to a TV over Wi-Fi. Read More »

Morningstar Reiterates $106.00 Price Target for Microsoft (MSFT)

Howe & Rusling Inc. now owns 136,945 shares of the software giant's stock worth $9,440,000 after buying an additional 3,023 shares in the last quarter. 279.77 million shares or 1.91% less from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Manufacturers Life Communication The owns 2.02 million shares or 0.34% of their United States portfolio. Read More »

Irobot Corp (NASDAQ:IRBT) Institutional Investor Sentiment Is 1.07

State Street Corp now owns 931,248 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $78,353,000 after buying an additional 293,988 shares during the period. Finally, Needham & Company LLC reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of iRobot in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Dean Alison also sold $3.38 million worth of iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) on Tuesday, September 12. Read More »

Iranian officials react firmly to Samsung move


Organizers for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics said Friday they have chose to provide free Samsung smartphones to Iranian athletes without the condition of returning them, amid looming anti-Samsung sentiment in Tehran. Samsung billboards and flagship stores are seen all over Iran, and the South Korean company has sponsored many large-scale cultural events, including the current exhibition at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art. Read More »

At least 19 dead in bus crash in Hong Kong


The force said multiple people called around 6pm to report the accident after the KMB route 872 bus, heading from Sha Tin racecourse to Tai Po Centre, flipped on its side in Tai Po Kau, Tai Po Road. Hong Kong's public transport is usually safe, and deadly accidents of this scale are relatively infrequent. Last September, three people were killed and 31 injured after a City bus double-decker mounted a kerb in Sham Shui Po. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will get Android 8.0 Oreo update


But at the time Samsung's flagship smartphones which include Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, and the Galaxy Note 5 were not mentioned in the list. Yes, one lucky user of Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone got this Oreo update officially. According to SamMobile , the Oreo update for beta testers has a file size of 487MB and arrives with the latest February security patch. Read More »

When will USOC really address the Larry Nassar case?


Larry Probst told reporters in Pyeongchang on the eve of the Winter Olympics that Blackmun "did the right thing at every turn" handling allegations against Nassar. "We want them to do the best possible job to get the best possible outcome", he said. And two separate House committees announced investigations into the USOC and USA Gymnastics for how they handled the claims. Read More »

Pro-Pakistan slogans raised in India-held Kashmir's assembly


As the House convened early in the day - while the attack was still underway - legislators of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) raised anti-Pakistan slogans to mark their protest against the terror assault. "The Roghinya Muslims are refugees", Lone told reporters outside the Assembly. In a bid to control the controversy, the NC president farooq Abdullah issued a statement, distaning the party from the contentious statement of Lone. Read More »

Stock Showing Surging Activity: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)


Apg Asset Management Nv bought 1.51 million shares as the company's stock rose 4.75% with the market. The hedge fund run by Thomas Bailard held 316,945 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $23.61M, up from 312,312 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »