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Movie of the Week: Dunkirk

Here, the focus is on the 400,000 British troops and their risky evacuation. With the Germans dropping bombs on the few destroyers available, the British aerial force of just three planes, had to defend them as best as possible. It's all just brilliantly executed. Or should I say it tries to tell the story. Speaking to Shortlist magazine, the actor said: "I mean you never know if he's going to call you or not". Read More »

Whatsapp update will now let you watch Youtube videos directly in app


Now it appears like the users will also be able to stream YouTube videos within the app itself. The report also says that the feature has now been rolled out for iPhone 6 or its higher variants. If WhatsApp wants to follow in Viber's footsteps, it will have to expand this function to other media as well. WhatsApp, world's largest messaging app, is set to add up yet another feature to make the application more functional for its users. Read More »

RIL Q1 net profit rises 8


The standalone net profit for the latest June quarter was Rs 8,196 crore, a rise of 8.6 per cent. RIL said strong refining and petrochemicals margin environment contributed to higher operating profits for the quarter. The standalone figures reflect the performance of the company's refining, petrochemicals and hydrocarbons exploration businesses. The Indian multinational announced its consolidated revenue, which declined 2.5 percent to Rs. Read More »

Facebook is exploring creating a mysterious 'modular' hardware device

A patent application by Facebook reveals that the company is exploring a device with interchangeable parts that could be used as a smartphone or a speaker, says a report in The Telegraph . "Each module is associated with a different functionality", the patent read. Many of our readers will probably remember Project Ara, Google's futuristic modular smartphone research project which got cut off from the branch before it could produce a single public prototype. Read More »

Hubble Space Telescope Spots Martian Moon Phobos


Recent photos from Mars-orbiting spacecraft reveal that Phobos is apparently being torn apart by the gravitational pull of Mars. It appears star-like in the Hubble pictures because of its minute size. had discovered the Mars moon Phobos. Deimos is the Martian outer moon while Phobos orbits closer to the Red planet. Phobos (panic or fear) and Deimos (terror or dread) accompanied their father into battle. Read More »

New Leaked Image reveals the Design of Upcoming Nokia 2 smartphone


However, amid all this hype and excitement, a new Nokia smartphone has now surfaced - the Nokia 2 . Images of the device are surfacing on China's Baidu . Now, a report that comes from Baidu, a Chinese website spotted by DroidHolic shows the entry-level Nokia 2 smartphone along with the already available Nokia 3. Read More »

Citrix, Google Strengthen Cloud Partnership

Citrix's Cloud Services combined with Google Cloud will give customers the opportunity to easily add virtual apps and desktops that run on Google Cloud, with provided access to use them alongside the G Suite productivity suite. Citrix said that the two companies are working together to bring cloud delivery of applications and desktops, and secure cloud-optimized endpoints to their enterprise customers looking to both public and hybrid clouds to solve their business requirements for secure ... Read More »

Regent Investment Management LLC Holds Position in ConAgra Foods Inc. (CAG)

Iberiabank Corp reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Conagra Brands Inc (NYSE:CAG). A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 31st will be paid a $0.2125 dividend. Conagra Brands Inc (NYSE:CAG) shows a Forward Annual Dividend Rate of $0.9 and Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 2.7% according to MorningStar Inc. Read More »

LG Electronics taps deeper into robot biz


The guide robots, which are powered by the firm's self-developed voice recognition platform, can understand Korean, English, Chinese, and Japanese. The Guide Robot will roam the terminals, ready to provide travelers with directions and information about boarding times. Read More »

OJ Simpson granted parole after 9 years in prison


He was convicted in 2008 after enlisting some men he barely knew, including two armed with guns, to retrieve from two sports memorabilia sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. Fromong says he has been friends with Simpson for nearly 20 years. While he won't be there to see it unfold in person, Pardo does have a theory about how things are going to play out. Read More »

Apollo 11: the first humans on the moon


But space historians are already looking ahead to the 50th anniversary in 2019: For example, Space Center Houston, the visitor center for NASA's Johnson Space Center, today launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign that's aimed at boosting the restoration of the center's Apollo-era Mission Control Center in time for the golden-anniversary party. Read More »

Intel puts Movidius AI tech on a $79 USB stick


Intel has revealed the Movidius Neural Compute Stick , a USB-based kit created to help ease the development and deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) systems for developers and researchers. When connected to constrained host computing devices like Raspberry Pi, the compute stick offers pull-and-play intelligence. Best yet, if you need additional processing power, multiple sticks can be used together to increase performance. Read More »

Google Celebrates Marshall McLuhan 106th Birthday with Doodle as Tribute


A Canadian philosopher and professor who specialized in media theory, McLuhan rose to prominence in the 1960s with his theory that society is shaped by technology and the way information is shared. McLuhan, in the book, has defined media as technological extensions of the body. "A computer as a research and communication instrument could enhance retrieval, obsolesce mass library organisation, retrieve the individual's encyclopedic function and flip into a private line to speedily tailored ... Read More »

Firefox Focus browser for Android hits a million downloads


This might seem like a basic feature of any browser, but it's one that Firefox Focus has been lacking up until this point. Another unusual omission in the first release was full-screen video playback, which now works as you would expect. If you are not aware, the browser didn't support downloads in the earlier version. With more and more updates, Focus is evolving past its initial release as a privacy oriented browser that you might use for the occasional web surfing session, and is ... Read More »

Would You Buy Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (NYSE:CFR) On These Analyst Ratings?

Olivier Paul also sold $2.54M worth of Cullen Frost Bankers, Inc. (NYSE: CFR ) has risen 44.85% since July 20, 2016 and is uptrending. Mueller Water Products Incorporated (NYSE:MWA) had a decrease of 18.97% in short interest. About shares traded. Cullen Frost Bankers, Inc. RBC Capital Markets maintained Cullen Frost Bankers, Inc. (NYSE:CFR) or 1.71 million shares. Oppenheimer & has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Cullen Frost Bankers, Inc. Read More »

YouTube Continues Pledge to Combat Terrorist Content With Redirect Messages


Last month, YouTube joined with Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter to form a new coalition to make their services "hostile to terrorists and violent extremists". Jigsaw , a subsidiary of Alphabet , collaborated with Moonshot CVE to develop the counter-messaging approach as a means of applying technology to imperative global threats. Read More »

Meizu Pro 7 Official Teaser And Other Leaked Images


While we already knew that the smartphone would come with a secondary display , this is the first time Meizu has officially confirmed the existence of the feature. The phone will be the first with MediaTek's 10 nm process chipset Helio X30. Under the hood, the standard version is expected to be powered by MediaTek Helio X30 chipset clubbed with the deca-core processor, while Samsung Exynos 8895 chipset would power the superior version. Read More »

Three charged in Australia over light plane drugs plot


Police will allege the "ice" seized in California was destined for Australian addicts, with an estimated street value of about $255 million. "I'm not a good flyer at the best of times but that's certainly not a plane I would have wanted to be on". Read More »

Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo to decide between Fulham and Middlesbrough


It's added in the report that the England U20 worldwide will be left behind on Liverpool's trip to Asia as part of their pre-season preparations in order to discuss his move to St. He first went to Wigan Athletic in 2015, however, he made just 11 appearances, and although he impressed on numerous occasions, he went back to his parent club. Read More »

Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume

Jefferies Group LLC reissued a hold rating and issued a $6.00 price objective on shares of Precision Drilling Corporation in a report on Wednesday, March 22nd. The business's revenue was up 14.9% on a year-over-year basis. Comparatively, Precision Drilling Corporation posted earnings of $-0.14 per share in the same quarter previous year. Read More »

America Movil, SAB de CV (AMX) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.19

Among 7 analysts covering Alere ( NYSE:ALR ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Alere had 19 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Janus Capital Mgmt Lc holds 294,096 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Gp reported 651,339 shares. Blackrock Gru Limited invested in 0% or 66,127 shares. Read More »

Former FBI chief Comey sought leverage with dirty dossier, says Trump


Trump told Comey "he had nothing to do with Russia, had not been involved with hookers in Russia, and had always assumed he was being recorded when in Russia". "And I think we're going to have a great new F.B.I. director". "I'm not under investigation". Mueller is tasked with probing how the Kremlin worked to interfere in the USA election in favour of candidate Trump and in probing whether members of the Trump campaign or the president's associates assisted their efforts. Read More »