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Coral reefs are bleaching four to five times as frequently as they did around 1980, scientists said Thursday in a study that suggests climate change may be happening too rapidly for some reefs to withstand. "Scientists have been saying for 30 to 40 years now that annual bleaching events could be a possibility unless we address climate change, so it's a little bit disappointing", study co-author Andrew Baird told Australian Broadcasting Corp.'s Radio National program.
  • Samsung finally responds to Galaxy Note 8 battery issue

    Samsung finally responds to Galaxy Note 8 battery issue

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    Samsung hasn't officially announced a new device, but seems to have updated the amount of storage with this one. Now, in an attempt to give us an early look into what Samsung is working on with respect to the Galaxy S9, Ghostek has published a case of the standard S9 on its official website, including the expected price.
  • Trump Suggests Hillary Clinton's Former Top Aide Huma Abdein Should Be Jailed

    Trump Suggests Hillary Clinton's Former Top Aide Huma Abdein Should Be Jailed

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    Tuesday's tweet came amid concern over the way Trump directed his Justice Department, and even claims he obstructed justice by firing Comey in May. President Trump went after "Crooked" Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin on Tuesday, appearing to call on the "Deep State" Justice Department to look at potential security issues in her handling of classified material after a recent email dump.
  • Suzuki 2-wheelers record 50% sales growth in December

    Suzuki 2-wheelers record 50% sales growth in December

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    Hyundai Motor, however, reported only a marginal increase in domestic sales in December and utility vehicle major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) saw a decline of 7 per cent in its domestic passenger vehicle sales last month. SMIPL record a total sale of 5,41,389 units in 2017, a growth of 37.46% over 3,93,828 units clocked in 2016, making 2017 one of the most successful years for the company in India.
  • Airtel announces revised Rs. 799 pack for subscribers

    Airtel announces revised Rs. 799 pack for subscribers

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    The pack also comes with unlimited voice calls, free national roaming and free SMS bundle back. Airtel continues to have a victor on their hands with a 3GB daily data plan at Rs 549 plan. It comes with a validity of 10 days. Jio offers unlimited local and STD calls to its users. To recall, Bharti Airtel launched the Rs 799 plan past year.
  • OnePlus 3/3T users on OxygenOS 5.0.1 warned to uninstall FactoryMode

    OnePlus 3/3T users on OxygenOS 5.0.1 warned to uninstall FactoryMode

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    When the Android Oreo update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T rolled out , this app was replaced by one called " FactoryMode " - but at the moment it's triggering a warning from Google Play Protect . The new update, available as an OTA download , comes with the latest December Android security patch, along with support for aptX HD, a new Wi-Fi hotspot device manager, an "adaptive mode" screen calibration, and other bug fixes and improvements.
  • Apple's battery replacement service for older phones available in India

    Apple's battery replacement service for older phones available in India

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    US tech giant Apple Inc.'s South Korean arm said Tuesday it will start a discounted battery replacement program amid criticism that the company intentionally slowed down older smartphones. They demand free replacements, and went on to complain Apple didn't publicize the start of the replacement program on its website. Apple has last week apologized for its handling of the degraded battery issue and offered cheaper battery replacement as well.
  • "LG Set To Reveal 88" 8K OLED TV At CES 2018

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    That's right, ladies and gentlemen, it's an 88-inch OLED display with 8K resolution. "OLED is clearly a next-generation technology leader and for this reason, LG Display is accelerating its research and development into OLED so that we can provide differentiated products to customers and markets".
  • Apple Apologizes for Slowing Down Aging iPhones

    Apple Apologizes for Slowing Down Aging iPhones

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    Apple has apologised to customers, weeks after it emerged it was slowing the performance of older iPhone handsets, in order to protect aging batteries. Instead, it chose to disclose the information only after the benchmark tests . Apple tried to explain that there's a perfectly good reason behind the intentional phone sabotage.
  • Tesla (TSLA) Upgraded to "Sell" by BidaskClub

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    Pictet Asset Management Ltd bought 11,400 shares as the company's stock rose 13.46% with the market. Koshinski Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Tesla Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $52.33B market cap company.
  • Leaked list may reveal all the 2018 smartphones with Snapdragon 845

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    Having seen the debut of Samsung's dual camera on the Note 8, people also expecting to see these zoom skills coming to the S9+ too, while the smaller S9 sticks to a single camera. Meanwhile, Apple's iPhone X came in second to the Galaxy Note 8 . The current case related to Samsung batteries is different though (one that doesn't end ruining beautifully crafted smartphones).
  • Android 8.0 Oreo update rolling out to Xiaomi Mi A1

    Android 8.0 Oreo update rolling out to Xiaomi Mi A1

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    The announcement was made yesterday via the official Xiaomi Twitter account. After the Android Oreo update, the device will be moved to version 7.12.29. As this is an OTA update it will take some time to reach each and every user. Other smartphones such as the Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 are expected to receive the Oreo update in early 2018 as HMD Global is already testing the update with few beta testers across the globe.
  • Super 'Wolf Moon' to enlighten New Year Eve's Sky

    Super 'Wolf Moon' to enlighten New Year Eve's Sky

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    Moonrise time for Southeast Michigan is around 5:07 p.m. on New Year's Day, with West Michigan and the U.P. seeing it closer to 5:15 p.m. To fool yourself into thinking that you're viewing the largest possible supermoon, the best place to be is as sea level with clear skies.
  • Don't panic everyone but WhatsApp is DOWN and it's New Year's Eve

    Don't panic everyone but WhatsApp is DOWN and it's New Year's Eve

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    It is also the time when you reflect back at the year which passed by, making a record of what you lost and what you gained. Here's wishing you good health, peace, happiness, love, and prosperity on the occasion of New Year . Spend time with your near and dear ones. "Before the calendar turns a new leaf over, before the social networking sites get flooded with messages, before the mobile networks get congested, let me take a quiet moment out to wish you a wonderful, happy, healthy and ...
  • Portola Pharmaceuticals (PTLA) Rating Increased to Sell at BidaskClub

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    The stock has a market cap of $3,083.14, a price-to-earnings ratio of -11.27 and a beta of 1.21. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($1.23) earnings per share. Creative Planning accumulated 0.19% or 254,787 shares. (NASDAQ: PTLA ). Renaissance Tech Limited Liability Com, a New York-based fund reported 528,500 shares.
  • No. 23 Mississippi State vs. Louisville in TaxSlayer Bowl

    No. 23 Mississippi State vs. Louisville in TaxSlayer Bowl

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    The 2016 Heisman Trophy said Friday he wanted to play because of teammates, a not-at-all-surprising statement from Louisville's star quarterback who always defers to those around him while smashing records. The defensive squad is now ranked in the Top 15 nationally in three categories, including total defense (10th - 302.0), pass defense (13th - 175.0) and opponent third-down conversion (12th -.312).
  • Intel (INTC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Mizuho

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    It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Russell Hawkins decreased its stake in Intel Corp ( INTC ) by 21.54% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The insider Fong Ivan K sold $547,377. The insider BRYANT ANDY D sold $3.99M. (NASDAQ:WWD) was sold by DONOVAN PAUL. Lindekugel Jon T sold 400 shares worth $92,023.
  • Apple Issues Apology for Intentionally Slowing Down Some Older iPhones

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    Facing lawsuits and consumer outrage after it said it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries, Apple Inc is slashing prices for battery replacements and will change its software to show users whether their phone battery is good. In a news release Thursday, the company apologized for what it called "misunderstanding" after getting significant customer flack. It said it also would continue working to improve user experience and planned to release an iOS update in 2018 that would "give ...
  • Facts, and Analysis of CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX)

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    About 106,804 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since December 29, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 6.78% the S&P500. The company's quarterly revenue was up 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Private Tru Na reported 22,030 shares stake. Albert D Mason Inc owns 60,750 shares or 0.67% of their U.S. portfolio. Moreover, Finemark Bankshares has 0.07% invested in CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX ).
  • Apple Bows To Mounting Pressure, Offers $29 Battery Replacements

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    Apple also slashed the price for battery replacements to $29 from $79. In a statement posted on its website , the firm said it would reduce the price of an out-of-warranty battery replacement from $79 to $29 in the U.S. It said it also would continue working to improve user experience and planned to release an iOS update in 2018 that would "give users more visibility into the health of their iPhone's battery, so they can see for themselves if its condition is affecting performance".
  • Android Parallel Tasks Brings Background App Support To Chrome OS 64

    Android Parallel Tasks Brings Background App Support To Chrome OS 64

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    Running Android apps on Chrome OS can be hit or miss. Running a touchscreen drum Android app and a touchscreen piano Android app at the same time to record music in real time is one potential use, or perhaps watching a video tutorial for a game in one window while playing the game in another.
  • White House Eyeing Roll-Back for Offshore Drilling Safety Standards

    White House Eyeing Roll-Back for Offshore Drilling Safety Standards

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    Another requires that operators obtain independent verification that safety devices work under extreme conditions. " By reducing the regulatory burden on industry, we are encouraging increased domestic oil and gas production while maintaining a high bar for safety and environmental sustainability ".
  • Base Porsche Mission E to offer 402 horsepower, 300-mile range

    Base Porsche Mission E to offer 402 horsepower, 300-mile range

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    Tesla's Model S has been roaming the streets since 2012, and has pretty much had the high-end, all-electric sedan market to itself. Even in base trim, the Mission E is expected to offer plenty of punch. The price is not really surprising since Porsche has made it clear that they are going after the Tesla Model S with this new vehicle. "Visually, the auto combines 911 overtones with fresh proportions and very good space utilization even though the Mission E is notably more compact than ...
  • Google Quietly Retires Pixel C Tablet To Focus On Pixelbook

    Google Quietly Retires Pixel C Tablet To Focus On Pixelbook

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    Shifting our attention to the top of the table once again, goes to show that the Pixel 2 series turned out to be the more popular handsets than the iPhones. Google is no longer selling the Pixel C tablet , pulling the device off its store all of a sudden. The Pixel C launched with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, which reviewers and users alike criticized for its middling suitability as a laptop replacement OS .
  • Are Analysts Bullish Hanesbrands Inc

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    The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that Hanesbrands Inc. will post 1.94 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. It dived, as 43 investors sold HBI shares while 189 reduced holdings. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 1.73 million. Vanguard Gp owns 37.03M shares or 0.04% of their U.S.
  • Unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 processor surfaces online

    Unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 processor surfaces online

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    Huawei's Kirin 970 and Apple's A11 both feature a dedicated chip to handle AI based algorithms which software makers are relying on heavily to improve everything from camera to voice recognition. The list further reveals that October will see the launch of Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, ZTE nubia Z18S, Sony Xperia XZ2 and HTC U12+. In November Motorola will out the Moto Z 2019 with the SD845, while December is when OnePlus will release the 6T and Samsung will do the flip phone thing once ...
  • Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Given "Sell" Rating at Axiom Securities

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    EXEL has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance it presents bullish trend of 15.48% in last five regular trading sessions. Praxair, Inc.'s ROI is valued at 11.60% relatively measuring the profitability on the investment. (NYSE: CAT ) was sold by Long Suzette M on Friday, August 4.
  • South Korea reopens row over 'comfort women'

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    The task force's report said that in addition to the formal agreement that was announced on December 28, 2015, by then Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his South Korean counterpart, Yun Byung-se, there was a secret agreement between Japan and South Korea .
  • New year, blue Moon

    New year, blue Moon

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    That moon is especially unique as it will also coincide with a total lunar eclipse , according to NASA , when the Earth, sun and moon line up to block the sun's direct rays from lighting up the full moon, making it appear red. In 2018 there will be two Blue Moons - one in January and one in March, February being left out without a full moon. Staten Islanders will be able to see the New Year's Day supermoon at approximately 9:24 p.m., according to Space.com.
  • A Tesla Pickup Truck? Believe It. Here's When You Should Expect One

    A Tesla Pickup Truck? Believe It. Here's When You Should Expect One

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    The Model Y is a compact crossover based on the Model 3 , and is set to go on sale in 2019 or 2020. In terms of size, the pickup truck would be comparable or slightly bigger than Ford's F-150. Now, boutique investment bank KeyBanc Capital Markets is predicting fourth-quarter Model 3 production will amount to a paltry one-third of the bank's earlier prediction of 15,000 vehicles produced in the period, Reuters reported Wednesday.
  • Motorola and HTC Confirm They Don't Throttle Older Devices

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    Yeah, we haven't forgot. If it isn't, Apple would be the standout and it would beg asking why the other companies are seemingly immune. Because look, even as followers of the Android beat, we can admit that it would be equally as very bad for Android phone makers to do something similar without letting us know.
  • Officers rescue teens from burning auto

    Officers rescue teens from burning auto

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    A pair of heroic Wisconsin police officers pulled two teens from a burning vehicle on Tuesday in a dramatic rescue caught on video. "The Nick Squad" got them out in the nick of time. A third teenager also escaped the vehicle with all three being taken to hospital for treatment to their injuries. We knew that we had to get those kids out because of the fire.
  • Asteroid To Skim Earth at 0.58 LD on December 28

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    Fresh measurements were calculated from the Arecibo Observatory Planetary Radar in Puerto Rico, putting the diameter of the asteroid at 5.8 kilometres or 3.6 miles - that's about 1 kilometre or 0.6 miles bigger than experts thought. The observatory suffered "minor structural damage" when Hurricane Maria made landfall on September 20. Though Arecibo's structure was only minimally damaged when the hurricane hit, a long-term lack of power and diesel fuel for its generators has drastically ...
  • LG announces its 2018 speaker lineup ahead of CES

    LG announces its 2018 speaker lineup ahead of CES

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    The rest of the lineup is led by the SK10Y soundbar, a 5.1.2-channel companion to your TV with Chromecast support, Dolby Atmos processing, lossless audio and Meridian-made Height Elevation to put the sound at the level of the screen, theoretically providing extra clarity.
  • Recommended posts are coming to your Instagram feed

    Recommended posts are coming to your Instagram feed

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    So, how does Instagram determine which posts will appear in the Recommended for You section? Instagram has frustrated many users with its move away from a chronological feed and features like " Recommended for You " will likely only make the matter worse, especially seeing there's no way to permanently remove such posts from your feed.
  • Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI) Overvalued by -4.4%

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    Boston Ptnrs owns 2.20 million shares. After $0.54 actual earnings per share reported by Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc . for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -29.63% negative EPS growth. Oppenheimer And reported 56,574 shares. Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE) has risen 14.17% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending.
  • Moon's Shadow Created Waves During the August Total Solar Eclipse

    Moon's Shadow Created Waves During the August Total Solar Eclipse

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    These atmospheric bow waves are much like those that spread out in the water behind a boat, the International Business Times noted, but instead of water, the waves were observed in the Earth's ionosphere - a part of the planet's upper atmosphere - during the August 21 solar eclipse over the U.S.
  • LG V30 getting Android 8.0 Oreo update in South Korea

    LG V30 getting Android 8.0 Oreo update in South Korea

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    Alongside this, Oreo update will also bring in picture-in-picture feature which will allow users to multitask. The update has all the usual feature including picture in picture mode, smart text election etc. The new set of features makes your phone's UI much more easier than ever. For now, the users in the company's home South Korea are getting the Android 8.0 update, which will be later released with OTA to all regions.
  • Xiaomi launches new tool to track fix status of device

    Xiaomi launches new tool to track fix status of device

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    There are five common stages of fix, according to the company-under inspection, work in progress, ready for delivery, delivered and cancelled-one of which will be shown to the customers. Work in Progress means your device is still being repaired. This move comes as a New Years' gift for Xiaomi smartphone owners who have, until now, only been able to track the service status by calling the executives at the service centre.