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Xiaomi sees 70% increase in smartphone sales in second quarter


Jun also credits the company's relentless pursuit of technological innovation and investments in R&D for its success. Earlier this year, Xiaomi unveiled Surge S1 SoC, its proprietary chipset designed and developed in-house. "Solely focused on product quality" rather than quantity, the company claims to be the first in the global smartphone business to already "resume growth after a decline in sales". Read More »

Humid and warmer with a shower or thunderstorm possible


West wind 10 to 15 miles per hour becoming light and variable after midnight. Sunday night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Slight chance of a rain shower. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms later on. Wind will be light. Chance of rain 80%. Thunderstorms in the morning, then skies turning partly cloudy late. Read More »

Waymo drops most of its patent case against Uber


Six months later, Google's self-driving auto program Waymo would sue Uber for intellectual property theft and patent violations. "We continue to pursue a patent claim against Uber's current generation device and our trade secret claims, which are not at all affected by this stipulated dismissal". Read More »

Doomfist Confirmed For Overwatch


Doomfist , who now has his own page in the shooter's official website, is now available in the Overwatch PTR, allowing PC players to try out the character's skills before he is rolled out into the main game. Seismic Slam: Doomfist leaps forward and smashes into the ground, knocking nearby enemies towards him. Cripes. While his Rising Uppercut move tosses enemies into the air - kind of like Sagat on steroids - his passive ability Best Defense shields him everytime he uses his ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM gets a price cut


The powerful MediaTek MTKP25 SoC clocking the four cores at a speed of 2.4GHz and another Four cores with 1.4 GHz. It has a 13MP f/1.7 rear camera as well as a 13MP f/1.9 front-facing camera with LED flash on both the sides. But there will be something missing that is very much needed in this wireless payment shopping. It supports UPI-based payments and integrates a mobile wallet, but forgoes the NFC and MST based for offline tap-to-pay features that essentially replace debit and credit cards. Read More »

Audi officially becomes first German automaker in FIA Formula E


BMW holds a technical partnership with the Andretti team, and is said to be considering a full works entry, while Mercedes has the option to enter the race series for the 2018-2019 season. BMW now has a technical partnership with the Andretti team and is evaluating a full works entry, while Mercedes holds an option to enter the sport in the 2018/19 season. Read More »

Britain's Boris Johnson wants to tweet like US President Donald Trump


Boris Johnson , the United Kingdom foreign minister, said he'd like to tweet like President Trump , saying he has "gripped the imagination around the world". "I think most people, actually, there was an event last night, there was a sort of Conservative party event last night, Theresa May gave a fantastic speech". Read More »

US is committed to NATO defence, knocks Russia over Ukraine


Independence Day holiday of July 4, calling it a gift for "American bastards". " They are behaving in a very, very serious manner, and something will have to be done about it", President Trump said . It comes as Trump gets set to meet with Vladimir Putin on Friday at the G-20 summit in Germany . The president opted in Poland to make clear that the USA would come to the aid of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally that was under attack. Read More »

Derek Jeter's bid to buy Marlins takes major hit


If he is partnered with individual (s) who can provide the majority of the capital needed, those parties might not be enamored of the idea of Jeter running the team if he provides a much lower financial stake. Meanwhile, The News has learned that Miami billionaire Jorge Mas has emerged as the leading candidate to win the Marlins sweepstakes. For Jeter, whose dream of owning an Major League Baseball club could be coming down to the wire, a power-packed lineup of Wall Street backers had made ... Read More »

Coeur Mining Inc (CDE) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.01 Per Share

TheStreet raised shares of Coeur Mining from a "d" rating to a "c" rating in a research report on Thursday, February 9th. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Out of the analyst recommendations 0 rate Coeur Mining Inc (NYSE:CDE) stock a Buy, 5 rate the stock Outperform, 2 rate Hold, 0 rate Underperform and 0 recommend a Sell. Read More »

BRICS Bank looking to offer bonds in Rand and Yuan


Speaking to reporters at a briefing, Kamath said that he expected progress on securing an investment rating by an worldwide rating agency this year, enabling the bank to tap global markets for dollar funding "towards the very end of the year". Read More »

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (CBSH) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research


Vanguard Group Inc. owned approximately 0.08% of Commerce Bancshares worth $469,107,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 148,811 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $8,603,000 after buying an additional 7,469 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP) Shares Sold by Fmr LLC

It closed at $54.34 lastly. (NYSE:HP) has risen 4.51% since July 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.19% the S&P500. (NYSE:HP) was down -2.51% during the last trading session, with a day high of 55.56. British Columbia Invest holds 1.05% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. 1,033 American States Water Co (NYSE:AWR) shares with value of $45,969 were sold by Cotton - III James C. Read More »

Microsoft changes behavior of OneDrive on non-NTFS drives


Support for FAT, exFAT and ReFS volumes has been removed with NTFS now the only local disk format supported. It seems that non-NTFS support wasn't part of Microsoft's game plan, but the company forgot to tell users. The report stated that the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which features a revamp of OneDrive's functionality, may be the reason for the apparent policy change. Read More »

OnePlus 5 DxOMark rating is lower than Galaxy S8, Google Pixel


Although the DxO Mark score of 87 puts OnePlus 5 behind the likes of Samsung Galaxy S8 and HTC U11 premium smartphones, the review also outlines OnePlus 5 as a "serious shooter", which has a lot of space for improvement. Despite OnePlus 5 scoring a "good" 87, the DxO review lists some demerits of its phone camera including things like the strong loss of details in outdoor conditions with occasional ghosting effect and some very fine details lost in low-light conditions. Read More »

KFC brings Colonel Sanders back again...as a robot


KFC is also partnering with ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' to promote H.A.R.L.A.N.D. during tonight's episode. In the tongue-in-cheek video , which mocks society's obsession with all things tech, a "futurologist" named Bertrand Kline voices concerns over whether H.A.R.L.A.N.D. Read More »

México apenas escaló posiciones en Ranking FIFA


Su rendimiento de tres empates, una victoria y una derrota en el certamen que acaba de terminar le provocaron una brusca caída en el listado, del cuarto al séptimo lugar, lo que lo deja colgando de la lista de sembrados en caso de que se clasifique al próximo Mundial de Rusia . Read More »

Kerala Minister flings racist slur at senior World Bank official


World Bank has been funding the Kerala State Transport Project ( KSTP ) to improve traffic flow and road safety with a focus on vulnerable road users on selected roads in Kerala since 2002. Earlier, after officials found that the project had not made enough progress, the World Bank had withdrawn about Rs 220 crore that it had offered for KSTP. Read More »

Spacecraft revealed for Journey to Mercury


The mission has seen many delays, but the mission chiefs are now confident that it is on track to launch in October next year. Mercury is the "most peculiar of all rocky planets", Alvaro Gimenez, ESA's director of science told reporters at the agency's centre in the Dutch coastal town of Noordwijk. Read More »

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) surged of 4.14 percent in the


A number of other research firms have also issued reports on FCAU. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU) has surged 4.14% and closed its last trading session at $11.07. The company's Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.49, according to consensus of 6 analysts. To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road. Read More »

Vivo X9s and X9s Plus with dual selfie cameras announced


For selfies, there is a 20MP + 5MP dual camera setup with soft LED flash and fixed focus. As of now, there is no information about the availability of these devices in the foreign markets. This is probably due to the huge 4,015mAh battery on the Plus variant as opposed to the 3,320mAh one on the standard X9s. Vivo X9s comes with 6.9mm thickness, the dimensions measure 152.6 x 74.2 x 6.99 mm and weighs 155.3g. Read More »

Mars Surface May Be Too Toxic For Microbial Life


Researchers at the University of Edinburgh , UK, ran experiments that showed when the chemicals interact with short-wave UV radiation similar to the kind encountered on the surface of Mars , these became toxic. Those cells fared better when they were hit with radiation, with the number of surviving bacteria falling 9.1 fold-bad, but better than the 100% wipeout. Read More »

Wall Street Analyst's Guidance: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU)

This represents an increase of approximately 934% compared to the average volume of 951 put options. Several brokerages recently issued reports on FCAU. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 31,563,111 shares of the company's stock valued at $346,023,000 after buying an additional 11,450,245 shares in the last quarter. Read More »