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Google Home: What it does and when you can get one

It has to make Pixels, Homes and routers, so that in the future its advertising revenue isn't killed. What companies are paving the way in home energy management? Though these prices are in line with flagship phones from competitors, it would have been nice if Google would've been able to get Pixel closer in price to the Nexus 6P, which started at $499.

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Kodak teases an upcoming smartphone

Just like many other companies, Kodak chose to enter the smartphone industry in the hopes that their brand will bring them the success they were longing for. Recently, there is no price information about new smartphone of Kodak. The teaser image shows brushed metal sides and a button (shutter key?) stamped with the famous K logo.

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Broker Buy/Sell/Hold Updates For Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC)

Wedbush has "Outperform" rating and $30 price target. Herndon Cap Mgmt Lc holds 0% of its portfolio in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) for 47 shares. After declining almost 20% from its recent highs, Smith & Wesson shares are taking technical shape as an intermediate-term buy . Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.

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ASUS ZenPad Z10 with LTE launches as Verizon exclusive

It's powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 chipset that features a six-core CPU and the Adreno 510 graphics unit for adequate everyday performance. The tablet has an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel camera at the front. The tablet comes running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow (with ZenUI) out of the box is already available through Verizon's website starting from $229.99 (roughly Rs.

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Senator slammed for "horrid" tweet about Rebecca Wilson's death

They stated that their beloved "Bec" had lost her battle with cancer. Legendary columnist, broadcaster and journalist , Rebecca Wilson has recently passed away. Her brother Jim Wilson, also a sports journalist, shared a family photo on Twitter, saying: "Thanks everyone from our family for your kind words - very sad & I love my fearless big sister".

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Google Releases its Own Smart Home Device to Chase Amazon

Google has unveiled its own virtual-reality headset, called Daydream View . Google launched an aggressive challenge to consumer electronics giants like Apple and Samsung on Tuesday, introducing a new line of smartphones called Pixel and other gadgets created to showcase a digital helper the company calls "Google Assistant".

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Truex goes from journeyman to championship favorite

Martin Truex Jr. is a Philly sports fan from growing up in the small town of Mayetta in Ocean County, but a meeting with Yankees manager Joe Girardi last week might have changed that. Truex started on the outside pole and took his first turn out front on the sixth lap by passing Keselowski. "I visited the White House on Wednesday", Busch said.

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Here's why India is ratifying Paris climate treaty

The time to adhere the protocol has come and "on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, India will ratify the decisions reached at the Conference of Parties (CoP) in Paris", Modi said during a meeting on Sunday of leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), pointed out the news agency IANS.

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Proxima b may be be home to oceans, says CNRS

The planet is orbiting its star at a distance that could sustain liquid water on its surface, and a new study suggests the planet could be entirely covered by a single ocean. The grey box showing Proxima b takes into account the uncertainty of its mass and composition. This rocky planet of similar size to the Earth is in orbit around the star Proxima Centauri, which is 4.2 light years from our solar system.

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Draconid meteor shower to light up northern skies

According to Meteor Showers Online, the Leonids generally begin on 13 November and will peak four days later, with about 10 meteors per hour on the night. While meteor showers are typically better after midnight, this one is an exception since the radiant point is highest in the sky around nightfall. Want a sneak preview? "Although with clear, dark skies you still have a good chance of spotting one with its persistent, long trail".

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Matthew hammers Florida, begins dayslong beating of coast

Forecasters said it could dump up to 15 inches of rain in some spots and cause a storm surge of 9 feet or more. Late yesterday, Haitian state officials announced that at least 280 persons had died, up from a previous count of 23. While the behemoth was downgraded to a Category 3 storm at 2 a.m. Friday, it continued to unleash unsafe, 120 miles per hour winds and heavy rain as it crept closer and closer to the Sunshine State.

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Teramont Out - Atlas In For Volkswagen's Large SUV

According to a report on Automotive News , VW will reveal its 7-seat SUV for the United States on October 27 at a media event in Santa Monica, California. It will ride on a stretched version of VW's flexible MQB platform and be priced sharply to compete with the rival Chevrolet Traverse, Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Explorer, Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander.

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Hundreds of thousands flee coast to escape Matthew's fury

The region's strongest storm in years, Matthew regained power as it swirled toward the USA coast, upgraded a notch to Category Four Thursday by the National Hurricane Center on its 1-5 scale. Hurricane Matthew was carrying extremely unsafe winds of 195 kph, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. More than 29,000 homes were destroyed in the hard-hit Sud department alone, and more than 20,000 people have been displaced, the local authorities said as they assessed the damage on Thursday.

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Google Pixel vs Google Pixel XL

Google's new phones, Pixel (smaller) and Pixel XL (larger) are now on the market for pre-order. The Pixel will be the first phone designed entirely by Google . Pixel devices also enjoy unlimited Google Photos backup in original quality, as opposed to the compressed-only unlimited offer for the iOS and Android app.

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Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN) Coverage Initiated at Wedbush

Steelhammer sold 2,900 shares of Prosperity Bancshares stock in a transaction on Monday, September 12th. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is 411.1 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 415.55 Million.

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Colombian President Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

It is another controversial choice for the prize committee in Norway which rather optimistically chose Barack Obama in 2009 before he had even finished his first year in office. Another possibility is for the prize to be awarded to U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, for their crucial role in reaching a deal between Iran and world powers to contain the country's nuclear program.

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Google Cast app renamed to 'Google Home', removes Chrome branding

Baird analyst Colin Sebastian in a Wednesday note. What is distinctive about the new devices is the sheer amount of artificial intelligence that is inside driven by Google Assistant. What's especially impressive is how well Google Home understands you. If you're really insane about Home, you might decide to set up several in your home.

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Obama Declares State of Emergency in Georgia State as Matthew Moves Closer

Hurricane Matthew was forecast to make landfall on early Friday, between West Palm Beach and Cape Canaveral in Florida, NBCNews reported. The four U.S. President Barack Obama declared a federal state of emergency in Florida, as highways there and in neighboring states clogged up with people streaming inland to escape the storm blasting its way through the Caribbean.

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Verizon is ruining the one good thing about Google's Pixel

Well, due to the total dearth of physical stores you can grab the Pixels from, if we don't count Verizon's shops, apparently Google is also planning to open a pop-up store in NY on October 20, and sell the new #madebygoogle products there.

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Progenics Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PGNX) Receives 'Buy' Rating From Brokers At Brean Murray

They issued a "buy" rating and a $11.00 target price on the stock. Brean Capital's target price points to a potential upside of 54.49% from the company's previous close. The business had revenue of $8.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.33 million. Progenics Pharmaceuticals had a negative return on equity of 41.76% and a negative net margin of 203.56%.

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I bought Google Home instead of Amazon's Echo - here's why

Brindle says that while there's plenty of great work being done by Android OEM partners, Google still sees places where it can supplement the options available to consumers. Google, which is best known for its widely used internet search engine, makes most of its money from online software and digital ads. With a simple "Ok Google" you can play songs, artists, radio stations, your favorite playlists and more from Google Play Music, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn and YouTube Music with ...

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Creepy Clown Sightings Make Way To Chico

Sharlene Hunter, spokesperson for the OCDSB, said students in their schools have been reminded not to spread rumours. No one was hurt and no arrests have been made. Rumors of scary clowns waiting to harm children are anything but amusing business to many school officials who have responded to floods of communication from parents concerned about the issue that has swept the nation in recent weeks.

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IPad Pro 2 Specs, Rumors: A10X Revealed to Have Powerful Specs

The A10X, which is the beefed up version of the A10 that powers the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, boasts a faster, more robust processing power. While Apple has yet to confirm the rumors, having one, central slate lineup under the iPad Pro series is the most likely "streamlined" series that Apple will offer, since the iPad Pro tag has been both the mid-range and top-tier flagship tablets for the company.

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Artistic Photo Editing App Prisma Now Supports Video Clips

Prisma has finally announced support for videos on its iOS application. Candy, Gold Fish, Paper Art, Illegal Beauty, Tokyo, Gothic, Curly Hair, The Scream and Roy are the styles launched by Prisma . The app is able to process 15-second videos and allows you to apply 9 different filters now and most importantly, the duration of processing these videos will depend on your device.

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Obama celebrates Paris climate deal taking effect next month

Commenting on the news from the Rose Garden, President Barack Obama said that, if the world follows through on the deal's terms, "history may well judge it as a turning point for our planet". "I urge all governments and all sectors of society to implement the Paris Agreement in full and to take urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, strengthen climate resilience, and support the most vulnerable in adapting to inevitable climate impacts", he said.

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Google October 4 Event: Some Important Things You Need To Know

The competition for the home-assistant market will pit Echo and Home, and their virtual assistants "Alexa" in Echo and "Assistant" in Home, against one another. The Echo can't now connect to video devices, and you can't link multiple Echos together for synchronized music playback. This is basically Siri, but better integrated with 3rd-party apps.

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Samsung's operating profit rises despite Note 7 recall

A year earlier operating profit was KRW 7.4 trillion. The company is also expected to record revenue of almost 51 trillion won ($45 billion). The earnings forecast comes against the backdrop of Samsung's Note7 recall , the impact of which will be a point of interest in the company's final results for the quarter.

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Staples, (NASDAQ:SPLS), CONSOL Energy, (NYSE:CNX)

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 84 has Beta of 1.62 while its industry and Sector's beta remains at 1.06 and 1.27 respectively. For the prior quarter revenue for the stock hit $5.1B, with EPS at $0.17. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 3.7% on a year-over-year basis.

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Google Home responding with featured snippets

To further its Google Assistant blitz, Google also debuted on Tuesday its answer to Amazon Echo in the field of household automation: Google Home , which was first announced at I/O 2016 . Daydream is 30% lighter than similar devices and is created to fit over eyeglasses and comes in three different colors. Beginning in April the Echo went on sale at retail outlets including Best Buy , Home Depot electronic stores such as RadioShack and others.

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Paris climate pact to enter into force on November 4

Obama called Wednesday "a historic day in the fight to protect our planet for future generations" and he told reporters on the White House Rose Garden: "If we follow through on the commitments that this Paris agreement embodies, history may well judge it as a turning point for our planet".

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A List of Google Daydream VR Ready Handsets

Similarly, since the awkward consumer launch of the original Nexus One, Nexus has not been seriously promoted as a mass market product line by Google -although the phones' attractive pricing and clean software made them popular with plenty of non-developers.

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Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for United States intelligence

The email scanning , former employees told Reuters , began in early 2015 and was quickly discovered by Yahoo's own security team, which was not informed of the software and initially believed it was the work of external hackers. Yahoo is firing back at a report that accused the tech company of scanning customers' emails for USA intelligence agencies, calling it " misleading ".

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Cubs or Giants: Who wins the matchups on paper?

The Giants were one of the best teams in the first half of the season and looked destined to claim yet another NL West crown, but a woeful second half had questions about whether they would even qualify for the postseason. The Cubs have steadily powered on, and that might be the most impressive play for a team that delivered more than a few this year. The NL All-Star is a strong candidate for the Gold Glove and a key contributor at the plate.

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Alberta won't support federal climate change plans without a pipeline

Trudeau's liberal government, which took charge after last year's parliamentary elections, has been pushing nationwide carbon pricing in recent months to fight climate change and abide by Canada's pledges under the Paris climate change agreement.

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Travelers in US change plans ahead of Hurricane Matthew

Affected cruise departures include the 10/6 sailing of the Carnival Victory out of Port Canaveral; the Carnival Sensation and Fantasy , out of Miami; Carnival Ecstasy , out of Charleston; and Carnival Elation , out of Jacksonville. A Carnival Cruise Line spokesperson said they "need to enter the Chesapeake Bay ahead of the heaviest weather conditions", and they are "taking a prudent course of action to keep the ship out of harm's way and provide our guests with a safe and enjoyable ...


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