Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Al-Shabab claims attack on Somali African Union base Al-Shabab claims attack on Somali African Union base

He said the militants raised their black banner over the town which lies on a major highway between Beledweyne, the provincial capital of Hiran region, and Buloburte town. The reason for the withdrawal was not clear, however, AMISOM officials were no...

Slack Messaging Service to Add IBM Watson Smarts Slack Messaging Service to Add IBM Watson Smarts

For now, the brands on the platform include ExxonMobil , Glympse , iHeartRadio , Mastercard , and Parkopedia , which means you have the ability to do everything from paying for goods to finding fuel stations, all from the comfort of your auto.

Google Express rolls out in Eugene and Springfield Google Express rolls out in Eugene and Springfield

Google is also launching in portions of Kentucky, Utah, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington on Tuesday. Google saw a decline of people starting searches on its search engine, according t...

Why teal pumpkins are helping kids with allergies Why teal pumpkins are helping kids with allergies

The project, which began in 2014, is for kiddos with food allergies who tend to feel a bit left out on that insane, candy-filled, cavity-producing night of October 31. They may be offered candy, and/or a non-food prize. "Kids with food allergies sh...

Sensex Rises 102 Points On Global Cues; Nifty Ends Above 8700

The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) gained 35.60 points or 0.41 per cent to 8,728.65 points. "Positive global indices, value buying and recovery in crude oil prices have led to the upswing in the equity markets", Anand Jam...

Kuznetsova retains Kremlin Cup title for WTA Finals spot Kuznetsova retains Kremlin Cup title for WTA Finals spot

Another was third seed Simona Halep. "I was trying not to think about Singapore all week. So it's not easy for them", the Romanian said. Kuznetsova made quick work of her Australian opponent. But I understood I could win even with bad tennis. ...

Iran's president criticizes US presidential candidates Iran's president criticizes US presidential candidates

Since the implementation of the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers that also removed oil-related sanctions, the Islamic Republic has been trying to raise its oil output to levels prior to the imposition of the USA -led sanctions.

Tour bus, semi-truck crash in California, killing at least 7 Tour bus, semi-truck crash in California, killing at least 7

The truck driver was relatively unharmed, suffering only minor injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment. Thirty passengers on the bus had been taken to hospital. A spokesman for the Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs says it...

Nintendo's 2017 video game console-handheld hybrid is officially Nintendo's 2017 video game console-handheld hybrid is officially

In a way, this is understandable, considering how the Nintendo Switch is supposed to be a brand new console , and not a successor of either of the platforms. Still, with an investment of such, the handheld gaming experience could be greatly improved...

Cuomo signs bill prohibiting Airbnb listings in NYC Cuomo signs bill prohibiting Airbnb listings in NYC

The new bill would fine hosts up to $7,500 (£6,000) for listing units on the site that run afoul of local rental limits. In New York City, the state Attorney General found that, between 2010 and 2014, more than 300,000 Airbnb reservations violated ...

After Polls Show Trump and Clinton Tied After Polls Show Trump and Clinton Tied

Voters were surveyed October 10 to 16, after the second presidential debate and after several women came forward to say that Trump had groped them or kissed them in a manner very similar to what he had described in the 2005 audio from Access Hol...

United States baffled by Philippine President Roderigo Duterte's 'separation' from Washington

He recently said he would end joint military exercises with American troops and told US President Barack Obama he could "go to hell" after US criticism over his bloody war against drugs. After the brief address, Duterte allowed himself to answer a fe...

Mattel, Inc.'s (MAT) Mattel, Inc.'s (MAT)

The company earned $1.80 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $940.30 million. The Company now has ROA (Return on Assets) of 0.5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 5.8 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.2% with...

East West Bancorp Q3 Earnings Rise 17% East West Bancorp Q3 Earnings Rise 17%

The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 4.92 Billion. Prudential Financial Inc. purchased a new position in United Financial Bancorp during the first quarter valued at $397,000. Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt holds 0% or 182,625 shares in its ...

Samsung in talks with LG Chem for new smartphone batteries: Nikkei Samsung in talks with LG Chem for new smartphone batteries: Nikkei

Meanwhile, a spokesman for Samsung said in a statement that their internal testing labs did not reveal any problems in the original and replacement batteries of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones. Users will be given another Samsung device whic...

Stonebridge Capital Management Inc buys $8109307 stake in General Electric Company (GE) Stonebridge Capital Management Inc buys $8109307 stake in General Electric Company (GE)

The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.34/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 22.4%. General Electric (NYSE:GE) last issued its earnings results on Friday, July 22nd. The market capitalization of the company is at $48...

Google Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatches to Arrive by Early 2017

Nunez adds that the user experience of the AI feature is "underwhelming" because it failed in performing commands correctly on more than one occasion. If you've ever played You Don't Know Jack before, you know the drill. It will analyze your dail...

'Smash+Grab' Developer United Front Games Shut Down ? 'Smash+Grab' Developer United Front Games Shut Down ?

It's only been seven weeks since United Front Games , the developers of Sleeping Dogs and ModNation Racers, revealed Smash & Grab, so we got caught by surprise when receiving today's news. After Sleeping Dogs , it developed LittleBigPlanet Karting...

Google Launches Smartphones With Built-in Google Assistant And Daydream VR Platform Google Launches Smartphones With Built-in Google Assistant And Daydream VR Platform

As expected, the new Google Pixel handsets come with Android version 7 nicknamed Nougat. Considering how closely Google is trying to follow the Apple model with its Pixel phones, we're a little surprised to learn these devices will come with ...

Google Pixel review: A worthy Android rival to the iPhone

On Friday morning, I pulled my SIM card out of my iPhone and stuck it into a new Pixel XL that Google provided for review. My iCloud-synced calendars were copied into Google Calendar, too . These are minor complaints, though, especially considerin...

Amazon's Family Vault lets groups pool their photos for easy sharing Amazon's Family Vault lets groups pool their photos for easy sharing

In a press release, Amazon said Family Vault will help people keep all their photos, even across multiple devices and accounts, in a "single, sharable archive". Uncovered in September , Amazon Prints lets you print photos starting at $0.09 each ...

Specs, Features, Price Revealed; Smartphone to Arrive in November Specs, Features, Price Revealed; Smartphone to Arrive in November

Xiaomi has yet to announce the release details of its upcoming flagship. The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 has been leaked in images and various listings time and again. The Xiaomi Mi Max Prime, a variant of the Mi Max, priced at Rs 19,999, running on Sn...

Germany bans Tesla from advertising Autopilot feature

The KBA notes that, "in order to prevent misunderstandings and false expectations from clients, we are asking that the misleading term "Autopilot" no longer be used in advertisements for the system". It also advised them to go through the Autopilot's...

More US bodies join Samsung smartphone ban More US bodies join Samsung smartphone ban

But aviation authorities went a step further on Saturday, ordering airlines to ban the devices completely, a transport ministry official said. German airline Air Berlin said in a security note on its website that the carriage of Samsung Galaxy ...

Netflix adds more subscribers than expected

The world's largest online TV network rebounded from a weak second quarter, adding about 370,000 customers in the USA, more than forecasts of 304,000. Netflix had expected this segment to add 2 million subscribers for the quarter. It also added 3.6 ...

If you like updates, don't buy the Google Pixel phone from Verizon If you like updates, don't buy the Google Pixel phone from Verizon

Still, it's a little troubling that Google and Verizon have been cagey about when Verizon Pixel owners will get more substantive Android software updates. Google Pixel features a 5-inch FHD display that is powered by a Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdrag...

Donald Trump: Why Can't Some Woman Accuse Obama, Too? Donald Trump: Why Can't Some Woman Accuse Obama, Too?

Gilberthorpe insists that Leeds was the one "trying too hard", and that she confessed to him that she wanted to "marry" Trump . The candidate said in August that Trump hoped his daughter would quit her job if she were sexually harassed .

PRRD vows to enhance trade relations as he leaves for Brunei, China PRRD vows to enhance trade relations as he leaves for Brunei, China

The Philippines, under the previous administration of Benigno S.C. Aquino III, brought the longstanding South China Sea dispute before an global tribunal, which ruled in its favor last July as Mr. He said this year marked the country's 41st year of p...

Plane evacuated after smoke from Samsung device

There were 75 people aboard, including passengers and crew, according to the Louisville International Airport public safety department, which said it responded to the incident at 9:20 a.m. By Sep. 7, courtesy devices were given to customers who opt...

Feds ban recalled Samsung phones from flights

According to the US announcement, the Samsung Galaxy Note7 is now considered "forbidden hazardous material" on all flights. The world's largest phone maker has been hit by an avalanche of negative publicity, after being forced to recall millions of...

De Bruyne fit to face Barcelona De Bruyne fit to face Barcelona

City will most likely name a much different side to the team that started the season with a number of star players under an injury cloud. "But without a doubt I did think Pep and Ronald could become coaches". They make it very hard. When he needed ...

Bomb suspect enters plea in police shootings

On Thursday 13 October Ahmad Khan Rahami made his first public appearance since he was arrested after a shootout with police, 24 days ago in Linden, New Jersey. Rahimi is a USA citizen born in Afghanistan, who attended high school in New Jersey. Ra...

Appeals court: Consumer watchdog structure unconstitutional Appeals court: Consumer watchdog structure unconstitutional

We can be thankful that the federal courts didn't take away the CFPB's power or ability to continue going after Big Banks and other financial agencies. Though PHH was originally fined for $6 million, the CFPB raised that fine to $103 million - a mu...

Tech firms race for edge in artificial intelligence Tech firms race for edge in artificial intelligence

Alphabet Inc . (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google voice assistant; has already been largely incorporated into various Google projects, including the tech giants instant messaging application, as well as the new Pixel phone. This hardware push is clearly cre...

Kaine: Expect voters to ask Trump about vulgar remarks Kaine: Expect voters to ask Trump about vulgar remarks

Trump's comments released on Friday. So this would be a question for Donald Trump to answer. The emails included apparent excerpts from closed-door speeches that she made to Wall Street and other corporate interests between her tenure as secretary...

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