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Diamond Offshore Starts Rig Stack and Scrap

Vetr upgraded Diamond Offshore Drilling from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating and set a $21.84 price target for the company in a report on Monday, May 2nd. They now have a United States dollars 34 price target on the stock. The short interest to Diamond Offshore Drilling IN's float is 25.3%. The price for crude oil is threatening to drift back below $40 per barrel after moving above $50 per barrel in early 2016 as supplies continue to overshadow demand.

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McCain: Trump defamed Kahn, does not represent GOP

Romell Short of Washington, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, said he has no problem with veterans' families being politically active and speaking about their experiences. Khan and their families have made in the war on terror", McConnell's statement read. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Sunday said she didn't know how low Trump could go.

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Stock under Review: Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR)

The institutional sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q1 2016. While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock now has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.92. The Norwalk Connecticut 06851 based company has been outperforming the telecom services - domestic group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 4.46%, compared to the industry which has advanced 24.94% over the same period.

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Sales of Galaxy S7 lead Samsung profit drive

Rival Apple in contrast saw its revenue drop 15 percent to US$42.4 billion in the quarter ended June 25 from $49.6 billion in the same quarter last year, while profit dropped 27 percent to $7.8 billion from $10.7 billion last year. Additionally, the company's strategy of selling cheaper phones has paid off tremendously helping it achieve impressive results especially with the Galaxy J series.

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Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) tipped in GeekBench listings

It also suggests that the phone would be launched sooner than later. According to the latest listing, the new model (SM-G610F) is powered by an Exynos chip and will be sold in India once the final little modalities are sorted out. The GFX listing also reveals a 4.8-inch FHD display with 16GB of internal storage out of which 10GB is available for use. It the report turns out true, then Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) would become the first ever mid-budget Samsung smartphone to feature a ...

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Tesla Motors to repay $411 million in third quarter on convertible debt

As it said in its previous quarterly filing in March, Tesla warned that the cost of building and operating its Gigafactory battery factory in Nevada could exceed the company's current expectations. Lithium-ion cells for Powerwall batteries are now made by Panasonic, a Japanese electronics giant and one of Tesla's partners. Tesla's offer represented about half of SolarCity's value a year earlier, a tumble showing the solar company's slowing development, complex monetary structure ...

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Tesla agrees $2.6bn deal to buy SolarCity

You'll have a business that will sell solar panels for you to generate clean electricity, Powerwall batteries where you'll be able to store excess energy, and the Tesla auto which also runs on such power. Musk has positioned the merger as an essential step in his masterplan, which involves the development of an integrated solar panel and battery product based on the Powerwall.

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Washington State is suing Comcast for $100 million

Washington's suit against Comcast says that the cable company deluded customers into paying tens of millions of dollars in charges for an nearly worthless service protection plan. Subscribing to the plan will cover service call charges that require repairs to twisted telephone wiring, Comcast cable television wiring and/or Comcast cable Internet service wiring located inside your home.

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Renault to produce two new models in Brazil: CEO

Renault India also aims to achieve a market share of 5%, before the current year draws to an end. Kwid comes with a five-speed manual as well, a first for the automaker in the Indian market. Renault's market share in Brazil grew strongly from below 4 per cent in 2009 as it launched popular new models such as the Duster, a compact SUV, to compete with Ford Motor Co's EcoSport.

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Margot Robbie watched TED Talks to prepare for Harley Quinn role

Leto's Joker is an afterthought, while the less-interesting Enchantress takes center stage. DC's newest entry to the superhero genre focuses on a group of supervillains, including Deadshot ( Will Smith ), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Diablo (Jay Hernandez) and ...

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Skydiver plummets 25000 feet-- with no parachute

Fox television broadcast the two-minute jump live on an hour-long reality TV special. There was a lot of method behind Aikins' madness: he has made more than 18,000 skydiving jumps. If he had to wear it he said he would not bother to pull the ripcord anyway. He said he considered pulling out at that point because having the parachute canister on his back would make his landing in the net far more risky.

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Obama Calls Trump 'Unfit' To Be President; Questions Why Republicans Still Endorsing

President Obama thinks Republican nominee Donald Trump is special. Khan cited his son, Captain Humayun Khan who died serving in the Iraq War, for why Trump's rhetoric is disrespectful to many Americans, but the billionaire real estate mogul quickly became defensive.

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Bungie is Now Focusing on Developing Destiny 2

Mainly they were just things that held players back from reaching the level cap of 320 back before the April update, with nominal stats and bonuses that weren't even noticeable. You'll have to earn the new artifacts by completing weekly tasks for a new character named Tyra Karn. Destiny: Rise of Iron launches September 20th for PS4 and Xbox One.

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Jupiter Volcanic Moon, Io's Atmosphere Is In State Of Collapsing

Io is shown here in full eclipse, during which its atmosphere "collapses" as SO2 gas becomes frost on the moon's surface. As Gizmodo notes, the study concluded that every time the moon is eclipsed by Jupiter - which lasts about two hours every day - the moon's temperatures drops severely and the atmosphere essentially functions like a balloon with a hole in it, losing its sulfur dioxide-rich atmosphere.

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Everyone Needs to Stop Complaining About Frank Ocean Now

It's uncertain if Ocean or his record label are involved in the release of the filters but according to The Independent , Snapchat does make money through sponsored filters so Ocean's team may have something to do with it. Sure, it's August and we could all use a break from everything else going on in the world - but is reading an interview with Frank's high school woodshop teacher really it? This is how a r/hiphopheads hype thread for " Boys Don't Cry " has almost 9,000 comments ...

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Course of Nature Might Put Homes Literally Underwater

The report also notes that with these predictions, it's possible that one in eight Florida homes could be underwater which, would account for almost half of the lost housing value nationwide. Newport Beach, Calif., meanwhile, would lose one-sixth as many homes but $10 billion in value, because median home value there is $1.6 million. And, it appears, the more affluent homeowners would be the ones left (pardon the express) high and dry by their underwater properties: the at-risk homes along ...

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AB InBev to dominate top jobs after SABMiller deal

To satisfy competition regulators, AB InBev has agreed to sell SABMilller's Peroni and Grolsch brands to Japan's Asahi, along with Britain's Meantime craft brewery. There has been no talk of roles for SABMiller's CEO Alan Clark or finance chief Domenic De Lorenzo in the new company. The North American zone comprised of the USA and Canada will be headquartered in St.

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Airbnb takes on urban planning with communal housing project in Japan

Airbnb is starting up an experimental design group to work on odd new hospitality projects that could one day become major company initiatives. The first project is meant to revitalize the town's struggling economy by encouraging tourism in places most tourists don't think to go.

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Google, NBC Partner on Olympic Searches

NBC has created the specialist nbcolympics.com site, where you can watch every hour of action live from Rio, and is good for fans of sports such as modern pentathlon and weightlifting, which might struggle to feature in primetime. During the Olympics, Sling is adding MSNBC and CNBC for free. "We just know Martha (Karolyi) doesn't want us to go because there is so much walking around on our feet for 10 hours or something insane, because so many athletes, and it's actually better for us, ...

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Dinosaur diagnosed with severe arthritis

Unfortunately, only the ulna and radius were found. Upon further investigation, researchers noticed that the dinosaur bones were having a odd bony growth having the texture of cauliflower. The new study was published online today (Aug. 3) in the journal Royal Society Open Science . One of the researchers came to a conclusion that a dinosaur arthritis caused the animal to walk with a limp with a partially bent arm with little or no elbow movement.

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Comcast proposes cheaper broadband, in exchange for your privacy

Comcast argues that as a business they should have the option to offer lower prices for personal data, especially if people are willing. "A bargained-for exchange of information for service is a perfectly acceptable and widely used model throughout the USA economy, including the Internet ecosystem, and is consistent with decades of legal precedent and policy goals related to consumer protection and privacy", Comcast argues in its filing, adding that banning it from doing so would actually ...

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Dynamic augmented reality could make Pokemon interact with the real world

The technique captures the physical behavior of objects, letting users play with them in virtual space. MIT researchers from the Computer Science and AI Laboratory are performing research into a new imaging technique called Interactive Dynamic Video or IDV.

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Australia´s Starc bags 100 Test wickets

Sri Lanka won the toss and have made a decision to bat against Australia in the second Test which will begin shortly at the Galle International Stadium today (4). The Sri Lanka captain was aware that the Australians will devise a way to neutralize their spinners, especially left-armer Rangana Herath. Mathews (54) set an aggressive tone by hitting Lyon beyond the long-on boundary second ball, clocking up the runs with a variety of shots, but, after escaping an on-field lbw call on ...

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Nikkei extends losses on resurgent yen, disappointment over stimulus

The Japanese yen appreciated to the strongest level in three weeks against the dollar as extra spending announced by the government amounted to only a small part of a headline number flagged by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last week. We urge Aso, Economic Revitalization Minister Nobuteru Ishihara and Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko to take this need to heart.

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Xiaomi launches Mi VR Play

It's compatible with handsets whose screen size ranges from 4.7 to 5.7 inches. These openings can be used to adjust the position of the smartphone. Xiaomi Mi VR headset was reportedly set to launch with Google's Daydream compatibility but it seems Xiaomi has announced a very basic headset instead.

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Android Marshmallow adoption passes 15% after 10 months

Moving on to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, which saw a decline of 17.8% to 16.7%, while Ice Cream Sandwich dropped by 0.1%. New month, new Android distribution numbers! Currently, KitKat powers a majority of smartphones at 29.2%, but it should be only a matter of time until Lollipop and Marshmallow take the lead.

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The 20 Most Earth-Like Exoplanets We've Found

Shadow games. An global team of scientists has sifted through data from the Kepler space telescope to identify the 20 alien planets most likely to support life. To pinpoint the Earth-like exoplanets, scientists in the USA and France spent more than three years studying Kepler data and then performing calculations to determine the size of each exoplanet and whether it existed in the habitable zone , aka the " Goldilocks Zone ".

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Vidarbha rocks Assembly again as Sena corners CM

This is not the government's stand", he added, and appealed to the members to put a stop to the discussion on the Vidarbha issue. The issue of a separate statehood for Vidarbha continued to rock the Legislative Assembly for the third day in a row, with parties led by Shiv Sena cornering the government and pushing it to commit to retaining a united state.

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ZTE to Launch Its Crowdsourced Smartphone at CES 2017

At CES earlier this year, ZTE claimed that they would release a Crowd Sourced smartphone, and they were not kidding, the company has now launched project CSX . Now called Project CSX, this upcoming device will be built based on the best ideas that regular users - pretty much anyone - can submit. Jeff Yee, ZTE USA's vice-president of technology planning and partnerships, said: "Sometimes the best ideas come from people outside of a company who have a fresh take we wouldn't have thought of ...

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Ransomware hackers are targeting U.S. execs

Researchers also found that 3.5 per cent victims even said lives were at stake because of ransomware's debilitating effects. 34 percent of the victim corporations in the countries surveyed reported losing revenue because the ransomware had prevented access to important files.

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Birds can sleep in flight

Previous researchers have speculated that birds snooze during these long-hour flights, but there has been no evidence to show it, until recently, when an worldwide team of researchers tracked the brain activity of frigatebirds in-flight.

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Fed penalizes Goldman Sachs for use of confidential information

As the New York Times pointed out in its article on the Fed's action, Goldman Sachs identified the leak-not the Fed. The central bank also wants Goldman Sachs' ex-managing director Joseph Jiampietro - the person who was behind the case - to be fined heavily.

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Trump says he was wrong about 'top-secret' Iran cash video

For the past several days, the Republican presidential nominee had been claiming that he had seen a top secret video of the unmarked plane that carried $ 400 million worth of cash to Tehran. He first made the claim Wednesday morning, during a rally in Daytona Beach, Florida, and said the video he had seen was "top secret". The Washington Post asked Trump's staff to explain what Trump was talking about and emailed a link to a Fox News clip that showed the January footage from ...

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Niantic Explains Reasoning Behind Recent Pokemon Go Changes

With the latest update to Pokemon GO, it basically put an end to tracking apps/services such as Pokevision. A lot has changed in the world of Pokémon Go in the last few days. We were delayed in doing that due to aggressive efforts by third parties to access our servers outside of the Pokémon GO game client and our terms of service.

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Another Day, Another Rumor: Where Will Twitter Be In 6 Months?

Previous year billionaire Prince Al-Waleed Bin-Talal increased his stake in Twitter to over five per cent. However, Twitter may consider strategic bids in future but not any time soon before 2017, said Mr. In an interview with Business Insider in February , Ballmer said that Twitter has a lot of "upside". He also noted at the time that Twitter's "cost structure probably does have opportunities to be improved, both in terms of the cost of running the services, and the number of ...


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