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Hyundai Motor's 2017 Operating Profit Lowest in 7 Years

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The company on Thursday disclosed its 2017 operating profit of four-point-57 trillion won, the lowest since 2010 when application of International Financial Reporting Standards became mandatory. The Dow Jones closed at a record-high of 26,392.79 points and the broader S&P 500 added 0.06 percent to rise to 2,839.25. The won, which rose 7 percent against the dollar in the fourth quarter, reached its highest intraday level in almost three and a half years on January 8, hurting the price ... Read More »

Russian Federation mocks Gavin Williamson's attack warning

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Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson told the Daily Telegraph Moscow was spying on energy supplies which, if cut, could cause "total chaos" in the country. "Damage its economy, rip its infrastructure apart, actually cause thousands and thousands and thousands of deaths, but actually have an element of creating total chaos within the country". Read More »

India, ASEAN leaders agree to boost maritime cooperation

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Preeti Saran, secretary (east) in the Indian foreign ministry, said the bloc was appreciative of India's "positive" role in the Indo-Pacific region-a vast swathe of land and sea between the west coast of the United States and Africa. The 69th Republic Day at Rajpath in New Delhi was celebrated with much pomp as marching. The Army personnel also carried the flags of the 10 ASEAN nations in the parade. Read More »

Paragon To Close Its Doors in April

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The news have been shared via message by the Paragon Team on the official website: "We truly appreciate everything you've put into Paragon ". If you enjoyed Paragon , it's time to pour one out for the MOBA . "After careful consideration and lots of discussion within our team, we have come to a conclusion that Paragon isn't the MOBA we wanted it to be". This unconfirmed tip alleged a massive reallocation of Epic manpower and resources to FNBR from other projects and that Paragon's ... Read More »

Rainbow Six Siege Getting Three New Editions for Year 3

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And while it's true that Rainbow Six Siege is probably the best it has ever been right now, the soon-to-be former Standard Edition always felt like a fair entry point considering the amount of content players had to unlock if they chose not to purchase anything. Read More »

Apple apologizes for deliberate poor performance of old iPhones

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In response to the backlash, Apple has made a decision to lower the cost of out-of-warranty battery replacements for iPhone 6 models and later from $79 to $29-a discount of over 60 percent. Apple released a press release today where they apologized over the confusion regarding the slow down of iOS as a iPhone's battery begins to fail. Read More »

Super Blue Blood Moon 2018

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It may sound like the apocalypse is nigh, so let's break it down by its three parts: "super", "blue" and "blood". A blue moon is basically just a fancy way of saying the second full moon of the month, and on January 31, it will be "totally eclipsed" as it takes on a red hue (hence the term "blood moon") while perfectly aligning with the sun and Earth. Read More »

Coming Soon! Apple's HomePod Has An Official Release Date

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The speaker will work with Apple Music and features are set to include smart home integration, voice messaging and, ultimately, multi-room audio. Apple says this function, which is part of its upcoming AirPlay 2 platform, will be added to the HomePod via a software update later in 2018, but hasn't specified when this will be. Read More »

Rakuten and Walmart join hands for online grocery delivery in Japan

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Both Walmart and Rakuten also said they will open a warehouse to service these orders in addition to using Seiyu stores. "We look forward to expanding our grocery footprint in Japan and launching a new offering of eBooks and audiobooks for our customers in the USA", said Wal-Mart Stores chief executive Doug McMillon. Read More »

'Facebook, Google have become obstacles to innovation - they are menace to society'

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Billionaire George Soros used his platform at Davos on Thursday to launch an attack on Facebook , Google and other tech giants which he called a "menace" to society for their monopolistic behaviour. Public criticism of Facebook Inc ( NASDAQ:FB ) and its effects on society continued to grow this week, with an investing legend joining the rising chorus of influential figures to rail against the social media behemoth. Read More »

Apple's California Self-Driving Test Fleet Expands to 27 Vehicles

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Since then, it has acquired an additional 24 Lexus SUVs, according to the DMV, two in July, seven in October, two in November, six in December, and seven in January. Several of the white SUVs loaded with LIDAR equipment have been spotted out of the roads since Apple was granted permission to test self driving cars publicly. Read More »

Coral reefs inundated with billions of pieces of plastic

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Previous research has indicated that this may be because plastic debris can cause stress to coral by depriving it of light and oxygen, while providing a gateway for pathogens. Plastic bags, bottles and rice sacks were among the items found. An global research group led by Cornell University has found that plastic trash - ubiquitous throughout the world's oceans - intensifies disease for coral, adding to reef peril, according to a new study in the journal Science . Read More »

Monster Hunter World PS4 vs PS4 Pro Graphics Comparison

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Players wanting to bag the cool new gear must complete a series of weekly challenges, with each challenge costing Fight Money to enter. All in, the challenges will cost 30,000 FM, (perhaps more should you fail and need to re-try any objectives). Read More »

Researchers Find Earliest Known Human Fossil Outside Africa

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The dating of a modern human fossil to as long as 200,000 years ago "implies that the biological history of our species must be pushed back to half a million years ago", he said. Previously, the oldest modern human fossils found outside Africa dated to between 90,000 and 120,000 years ago. To establish the jawbone's age more precisely, several independent dating techniques were applied to the fossil itself as well as the stone tools and sediments at the site. Read More »

Russian Says 169 Athletes Cleared For Olympics; Notable Names Excluded

President Alexander Lukashenko sent his greetings to the members of the Belarusian Olympic team and expressed his confidence that in South Korea , our athletes will do their best to win. The IOC is trying to give "a young and new generation of clean Russian athletes the opportunity to be at the Olympic Games and to be ambassadors for a new and clean Russian sport", he said. Read More »

These are the worst ready-made sandwiches for the local weather

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Can the simple act of eating a sandwich really be bad for the environment? Researchers at the University of Manchester Thursday announced the results of what they claim to be "the first ever study looking at the carbon footprint of sandwiches, both home-made and pre-packaged". Read More »

Physicians Realty Trust (DOC): What are the Technicals Saying?

The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.025 during the last trading session, reaching $98.925. MA ended last trade at 16.64 a share and the price is up more than -7.50% so far this year. Hermes Investment Management Ltd, which manages about $20.91 billion and $6.67 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Delta Air Lines Inc Del (NYSE:DAL) by 152,924 shares to 1.72 million shares, valued at $82.86 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Read More »

Brewers Acquire Yelich from Marlins

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Cain is a talented center fielder and hit.300 previous year with 15 home runs, but the fact of the matter is that he's in his 30s and has had a history of being bitten by the injury bug throughout his career. Although the Brewers had to give up two top 100 prospects according to MLB .com, it's a move that will pay off this season and beyond. Both couple a bit of power with speed, and while neither makes great contact, those are still skills with rotisserie appeal if they develop in the ... Read More »

Twitter Prepares Snapchat-Like Feature for Easy Video Sharing

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For comparison, when users open the Snapchat app, it opens directly to the camera. The new feature will be focused on the camera and might be "taking cues" from Snapchat . Snapchat is the coolest social network right now due to the fact that major social networking sites copied its Stories format, which has proven to be very popular with millenials. Read More »

Our new president just might end NASA's ISS funding by 2025

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Now in just as backwards a fashion, a draft bill that will see funding pulled from the International Space Station has been proposed by the Trump administration. As of now, the United States government spends about $3bn (£2.1bn) to $4bn a year on the ISS, representing a total investment of over $87bn in the project that has spanned over 20 years now. Read More »

Apple reworking iBooks app to get back into the digital books

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In December Apple hired Kashif Zafar, former senior vice president with Amazon's audio book unit Audible, to lead the effort. According to a Bloomberg report , Apple will release a revamped version of the iBooks app for iOS, which will be dubbed "Books", that will have an interface more like the iOS 11 App Store, a Reading Now tab, and a separate section for audiobooks . Read More »

Supermoon, blue moon, blood moon-how to watch it from India

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While the entire USA will get a partial view of the moon that day, NASA researchers say sky watchers in Alaska, California, and Hawaii will get the best look at the Super Blue Blood Moon . "The eclipse begins at 5:51 a.m. ET, as the Moon is about to set in the western sky, and the sky is getting lighter in the east". Unless you happen to be talking about the phrase in your older-model auto late at night and look up at the moon through the sun filter that stretches across the top windshield, ... Read More »

Hyundai Santa FE SUV TEASED ahead of reveal next month

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In the very short statement, Hyundai said, "The new generation Santa Fe offers a comprehensive package of Hyundai's latest active safety features under the Smart Sense technology umbrella ". There are a few areas, however, where we expect the next-generation Santa Fe to herald significant improvements, and the first of these is design. The image shows the Santa Fe's new slim headlights and a strong shoulder line running from there to the back of the auto. Read More »

Sky's NOW TV Smart Stick Costs Just £14.99

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Available anytime, anywhere in the United Kingdom, you can watch through a NOW TV Box or NOW TV Smart Stick, or on the web. The Now TV Smart Stick will be powered by Roku and will undercut rivals in this space, with Roku's own-brand Express streaming stick retailing for £29.99 in the United Kingdom, while Google's Chromecast sells for £30 and Amazon's Fire TV stick costs £39.99. Read More »

Monster Hunter World Preload Download Available on PS4 With 14.30GB Size

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Further videos will be released weekly, revealing hidden secrets behind the development of the title, including an exclusive look at the motion capture and sound studios used in the game's creation, plus interviews with further development team members who provide additional insights into the design process of Monster Hunter: World . Read More »