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PS4 sells through 6.2 million units

Sony has today announced that they sold through 6.2 million PlayStation 4 units throughout the 2016 holiday season. In a release , Sony said its holiday sales figures are based on internal estimates collected between November 20, 2016 and January 1, 2017.

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Senate Republicans Pass Resolution That Begins Obamacare Repeal Process

Trump has also indicated, though, that he may try to start rolling back Obamacare even before the Congressional bill lands on his desk, which is expected on February 20. While Trump has been steadfast that he wants to repeal and replace Obamacare, he hasn't exactly been making it a main talking point during his transition.

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Samsung Notebook Odyssey gaming laptops unveiled at CES 2017: Specifications and features

In terms of graphics, the smaller model comes with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050, while the larger model's GPU is still being worked on by Samsung. Comes in 17 and 15-inch versions. Some markets are also getting a white version. Samsung has also included its "HexaFlow Vent" advanced cooling and ventilation system to keep the device cool even when playing intense, graphics hungry games.

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Apple yanks New York Times apps from China store

The New York Times' website has been blocked in China since 2012 after the paper published an article detailing the wealth of former prime minister Wen Jiabao and his family. The order for removal of the apps has been apparently made under rules passed in June a year ago, known as Provisions on the Administration of Mobile Internet Application Information Services.

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Lawsuit seeks to ban Google from United States government contracts

Dowd, acting director for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, said in a statement . Every company that accepts contracts with the government have to provide such documents. In a statement, Google said it has provided "hundreds of thousands of records", but criticized the data requested in the lawsuit as "overbroad in scope" and a risk to employee privacy.

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Trump Plans to Streamline Intelligence Agencies

Trump's continuing series of jabs at US spies. The CIA declined to comment on the reported changes. "Trump has essentially accused the intelligence community of being politicized, that they are producing this information for partisan reasons or to harm him.

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Thanks, Obama: US Auto Sales Hit Record High For Second Straight Year

Fueling the expected record were a slew of year-end incentives that pushed car-buyers to dealerships in droves, experts said - but that will also likely play a role in potentially lower sales this year. Through the first 11 months, sales were up only 0.1%. In contrast, Toyota Motor's sales were down 2.0 per cent. And Fiat Chrysler sales fell 8.8%, slightly better than expected as the company reduces its reliance on fleet sales, which are less profitable than sales to retail customers.

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The ZTE Blade V8 Pro is One Sharp Midrange Phone

ZTE is getting in on the CES action this week, introducing two smartphones for the U.S. market, the Hawkeye and the Blade V8 Pro . On the front, a 1080p display protected by 2.5D curved glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 might as well be on a premium phone.

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Toyota remembers people actually like driving with the Concept-i

Designed in Newport Beach, CA and using technology from Toyota's research center in San Francisco, the Concept-i was created around the theory of "kinetic warmth", whatever that means. "It is the experience of the people who engage with those vehicles focused on the experience inside the vehicle for drivers and passengers". Colored lights in the foot wells will indicate whether the Concept-i is in automated or manual drive, and projectors in the rear dock will tell you if another auto is in ...

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Analyst's Estimates on Shares' Price: Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR)

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) is now showing -54.5% EPS growth this Quarter. The average volume stands around 6.55 million shares. Finally, GLG Partners LP bought a new position in Nabors Industries during the second quarter valued at approximately $16,022,000.

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USA jets back Turkish forces in Syria

Washington sees the Kurdish YPG militia, the largest element of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), as one of the most effective partners in the fight against Islamic State in Syria . Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has previously said he has seen evidence of U.S. planes carrying arms landing at the Kurdish-controlled town of Kobani.

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Casio's WSD-F20 is a seriously hardcore smartwatch, runs Android Wear 2.0

It's not a watch for everyone, but perhaps that's the point: It's an unapologetic ruggedized smartwatch, and it must have been popular enough for Casio to make a sequel. In addition to this, Casio is including the ability to download maps from Mapbox and use them offline in tandem with Global Positioning System. Casio improved upon the previous generation, so now the WSD-F20 can track more activities like trekking, fishing, cycling and winter/water sports.

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Najee Harris won't make official announcement

He was being watched by media from across the country, but wouldn't give any interviews. Tagovailoa told the website earlier in the week he thought Harris would attend Alabama when it was all said and done, but he then told 247Sports.com that he and Harris are on the same flight to Birmingham on Sunday.

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LBA Continues to Hold Position in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN)

Several brokerages have recently commented on HBAN. The company stock was downgraded to Hold from Buy, wrote analysts at Jefferies, in a research note issued to clients on Monday November 28, 2016. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 20th will be given a $0.08 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 16th. Moreover, Advisor Prtnrs Limited Liability has 0.04% invested in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) for 12,124 shares.

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Stock for Your Case: Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ:ITEK)

The total 1.41 million shares were bought and sold throughout the most recent trading session less than average volume of 1.77 million shares. Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corporation has P/S value of 0 while its P/B value stands at 0.55. The reported EPS for the same quarter previous year was $-0.02. Other firms include ROTH Capital giving Buy rating on 1-Dec-16. The Stock fell -4.37% and closed its last trading session at $22.34.

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Faraday Future plans major product reveal for CES 2017

Faraday debuted at CES past year with a concept vehicle not meant to be produced, raising eyebrows over the company's legitimacy and Jia's overall strategy. The media and other attendees seemed to be wowed by when the FF91 drove itself into a parking lot filled with other vehicles. By co-engineered with LG Chem Ltd, the 130kWh battery that outfitted in the auto provides enough power to give the vehicle a range of more than 700 kilometers.

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Asus announces Tango, Daydream-ready ZenFone AR & dual-camera ZenFone 3 Zoom

There's also a lot of power inside: Not only does it have Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 821 processor, but it's also the first smartphone to cram in 8GB of RAM to keep your augmented (or virtual reality) running smoothly. It comprises a 12-megapixel camera with a f/1.7 aperture, a 25mm wide-angle lens, and a secondary 12-megapixel, 56mm camera that handles macro shots as close as 3.94 inches.

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An Emotional Sherri Shepherd Disgusted By Fight At Comedian Ricky Harris' Funeral

A shocked Sherri Shepherd witnessed the whole thing and posted the aftermath on Periscope . After making his exit, Snoop went on Instagram to give more well-wishes to Harris and to confirm that the funeral was a "beautiful service" that "sent him home the right way".

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Snakebyte Announces Accessories for Nintendo Switch and NES Classic Edition

Both ranges are expected to begin shipping in Spring 2017. The company said the accessories are "designed to enhance the portable nature of the Switch console" and will launch in Autumn 2017. The NES Classic Edition is cleverly powered via USB, however sometimes a convenient USB power source is simply unavailable. Compared to the NES Classic's controller length of 30 inches, the accessory adds an additional 9.8 feet to the cable.

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Persona 5 And Yakuza 0 Not Releasing For PC And Nintendo Switch

If you're a fan of both Nintendo and Atlus, however, you may be saddened to know that whatever the developer has in store for the Switch, it's neither Yakuza 0 nor Persona 5 . However, there is a possibility that they will be released on other platforms with the exclusion of the three platforms mentioned. He stresses that the "PlayStation Console Exclusive" label is used by Sony and has nothing to do with third parties.

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Google Reportedly in Talks to Acquire SoundCloud for $500 Million

Rumours from industry insiders suggest that Google may be looking to purchase SoundCloud following last year's rumoured interest by Spotify. If this deal goes through then it will mean that Google will become and even stronger player in the growing music streaming landscape.

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CES 2017: LG Unveils Hub Robot & Other Automated Helpers

Also available in a smaller "Mini" version, the Hub Robot has an interactive display that shows information about what it's doing, like checking the weather or starting your next load of laundry. The mini Hub Robot models also equip sleek visual display and are claimed to be extensions of the Hub Robot and can perform numerous same functions. LG also announced a lawn-mowing robot, which is pretty self explanatory.

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Lenovo Hints A 2017 'Microsoft-Friendly' VR Headset

The headset uses two 1440 x 1440 OLED panels for its display, making it higher resolution than both the Rift and the Vive. It uses inside-out, six-degrees-of-freedom tracking, meaning it doesn't need an external camera setup to work. The cameras could also be used to simulate AR, or at the very least let users see their environment in real-time to avoid any possible mishaps. To that end, various Microsoft original equipment manufacturers were slated to introduce relatively low-priced VR ...

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Tesla's Gigafactory starts mass producing battery cells

Without these optimizations, it might not be possible for Tesla to sell its Model 3 starting at $35,000. The company said the gigafactory will produce 35 gigawatt-hours per year of lithium-ion battery cells by 2018. Tesla will also saving on shipping costs because the batteries will be built in America, near Tesla's California factory, rather than in Asia. "Our phased approach also allows us to learn and continuously improve our construction and operational techniques as we continue to ...

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Ford, Toyota back open-source platform for in-car apps

Harman, Panasonic, Pioneer and QNX have all signed letters of intent to join the group. But that could change with the introduction of an open-source software platform for that explicit objective. Consumers, according to officials, also benefit because developers and automakers working together will contribute improvements to the open source code - increasing the quality and security of the software.

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Disney to get huge payout after death of Carrie Fisher

She was enjoying renewed cultural relevance thanks to her appearance in the 2015 " Star Wars " reboot " The Force Awakens " and her acerbic 2016 memoir " The Princess Diarist ". It's not all one-sided. Fisher died last week while organizers were preparing for the convention, prompting them to put together a last minute tribute.

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Korean Celebrity Files Lawsuit Against Tesla Motors

South Korean actor Son Ji-chang, who recently filed suit against US electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors over his sudden acceleration accident, said Wednesday that he will call for the United States' National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to look into the accident.

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Garmin Unveils Fenix 5 Smartwatch Line At CES 2017

The watches feature daily activity tracking and come with Garmin Elevate, the company's proprietary optical heart-rate sensor. Each one comes with mineral glass standard, but for another $100 can be upgraded to scratch-resistant Sapphire glass.

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New Samsung Patent Filing Pops Up, Foldable Display In Focus

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is said to be rocking the big comeback in 2017 with a 4k Super AMOLED display apparently to improve VR capabilities with a new Gear VR they are expected to launch alongside the Note 8. A separate report, meanwhile, claims that Samsung is gearing up to produce 10 million Galaxy S8 units in time for the smartphone's expected debut in April.

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Schumer: Intelligence Community May 'Get Back At' Trump For Tweet

Senate confirmation hearings are scheduled to begin next week but Sen. Despite the GOP majority, Republicans don't hold the 60-votes needed to bypass a filibuster on Trump's choice. Suggesting that turnabout is fair play, the Senate's new top Democrat promised Tuesday night to do his best to block whomever President-elect Donald Trump nominates to the Supreme Court.

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(NASDAQ:SIRI), DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS)

BMY Gross Margin is 75.70% and its return on assets is 10.30%. Sirius XM Holdings Inc . on 10/27/2016 reported its EPS as $0.04 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.04. Beta for Sirius XM Holdings Inc . stands at 1.26 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.08. The business had revenue of $1.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.27 billion.

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Dell launches Inspiron 7000, Alienware gaming laptops

The latter is set to hit the USA on January 5 starting at $799 (roughly Rs 54600). Specifically, you can now choose between Intel Intel's i7-7700HQ or i7-7820HK CPUs, and the Alienware 17 is now available with the NVIDIA GTX 1080 on board. Intel is claiming some major performance increases with Kaby Lake, including a 12 percent increase on productivity and a 19 percent rise in web performance.

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Synaptics' new Fusion Engine can Handle Both Fingerprint and Facial Biometrics

In addition, the fusion engine improves usability as lower individual verification thresholds still result in greater security. Synaptics has partnered with KeyLemon , a camera-based facial recognition and authentication, to integrate facial biometrics with Natural ID fingerprint authentication.

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LeEco Mountain and Road smart bikes unveiled for the US market

Inside there will be a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor along with a 6,000mAh lithium-ion battery. Chinese conglomerate LeEco just announced two smart bikes here at CES, both which run the company's customized BikeOS flavor of Android.

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HP's 2017 15-inch Spectre x360 features two surprising changes

The EliteBook x360 should be available by the end of the month, although the 4K option won't be available until later this winter. With likely still-lower performance than other comparable 15-inch laptops, the Spectre x360 15 may have rougher competition this year, especially since it's all but inevitable rival laptop vendors will update their 15-inch ultrabooks, too.


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