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Giant Antarctic iceberg 'hanging by a thread'

Experts at the University of Swansea are predicting that it will break away at any moment, Professor Adrian Luckman , told BBC News: "If it doesn't go in the next few months, I'll be amazed". Instruments above and below Antarctica's ice shelves allow scientists to monitor the conditions surrounding Larsen C. NASA explains that these ice shelves work by buttressing the grounded ice behind them and when they collapse, the ice behind accelerates toward the ocean, where it then adds to sea ...

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Salesforce.com Inc (CRM) Director John Victor Roos Sells 144 Shares

The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The company reported its last quarter on Oct 16. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.21 EPS. When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects salesforce .com, inc.to have earnings per share of $0.25.

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Instagram gets wider color capture and display on iPhone 7, 7 Plus

Which essentially means, the latest iPhones would snap brighter, more vivid pictures with its "wide color capture" feature now. The update was made on Thursday which included the compatibility with Apple's Live Photos . The new version of Instagram will morph Live Photos into Boomerangs. Most of the additions made are ironically similar to those of Snapchat's, which is the main rival of the company.

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From February, Connaught Place will be a car-free zone

According to a spokesperson of the Urban Development Ministry, the three-month trial will test issues related to traffic circulation, experience of shop owners and pedestrians, management of reclaimed parking lots and traffic on the outer circle.

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Iceberg 'the size of Delaware' poised to crack off Antarctica, scientists say

Scientists have been watching a giant rift in Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf for many years, but the crack grew substantially this past December, prompting concerns that it's about to break free. Prof Luckman says the area that will break off will be about 5000sq km, a size he says that would put the iceberg among the top 10 biggest ever recorded.

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Gap posts surprise comparable sales rise in December

The company's shares rose 7.4 percent to $24.98 in after-market trading on Thursday. This was driven by its Old Navy brand, which saw its comparable sales surge 12%, versus a drop of seven percent past year. "Based on these results, we now expect full-year adjusted earnings per share to be modestly above the high end of our previous adjusted guidance range of $1.92".

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Obama creates Bears Ears National Monument

Thank you, President Obama, for your courage in protecting the Bears Ears' pristine landscape by creating our newest national monument. "Bears Ears served to protect my the Navajo National just as it has protected many Native American people throughout the years".

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Donegal TD hits out at telecoms giants Apple for tax hearing no-show

The tech giant's chief exec had been invited to answer questions about the European Commission's order to repay illegal tax breaks at the Oireachtas Finance Committee next month. He added: "I will push for the Finance Committee to write to Mr Cook, requesting that he reconsider his position". He said the committee will contact Apple again to see if another representative could attend.

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Trump's first press conference since election victory on January 11

And in December, Trump said he did not believe USA intelligence claims Russian Federation meddled with the election, calling them "ridiculous" and "just another excuse". "But I do look there first, because it drives the news". Gibbs asked Spicer if he knew beforehand what Trump was going to tweet before he posts it to the site.

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Lady Gaga and Katy Perry drafted into Kesha's legal battle

Luke , whose real name is Lukasz Gottwald , announced the judge handling the case received a text message Kesha sent Lady Gaga in 2016. Katy Perry and Lady Gaga are now involved in Kesha and Dr. Luke's attorneys agree, the details of the texts might be unveiled in court at a later date. I suppose we'll never know what the text message from Kesha to Lady Gaga said or meant, but we can only hope it will help in her fight to break with Dr.

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Astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson prep up for spacewalk today evening

Today's spacewalk will be the first of two spacewalks that astronauts at the ISS will execute as part of the station's big power upgrade this month. The spacewalk is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. EST (1200 GMT), and NASA will start airing live coverage of the event at 5:30 a.m. (1030 GMT). In all, nine old nickel-hydrogen batteries will be stowed on the external pallet for disposal when the HTV is deorbited to burn up in the Earth's atmosphere later this month, says the United States space ...

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Tidal Announces Support For Hi-Res MQA Technology With Immediate Effect

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vagas, representatives from Rhapsody, Pandora and HD Tracks said they would explore opportunities to add new premium music offerings to their respective distribution platforms, which could open the door to new paying tiers on streaming platforms.

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Trained dolphins to help locate Mexico's vaquita porpoise

He then explained the role of the dolphins in the search and retrieve operation. Dolphins have a natural sonar which it uses to locate food as well as objects. Their aim is to capture some vaquitas, keeping them safe until the area will be free from illegal fishing. This practice is used to register the sounds emitted by vaquitas which are located in the Gulf of California to try and determine their number by the number of voices heard.

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Ford adds Alexa integration to Sync3

Chinese tech giant Lenovo announced on Tuesday it was launching a smart home assistant powered by Amazon's Alexa, becoming the latest firm to enter the market for voice-activated devices. Customers will also be able to access many Alexa smart home devices to control lighting, security systems, thermostats and more from the vehicle. What's more though, the automaker also announced that owners of some vehicles will be able to also use Alexa while at home to perform certain vehicle ...

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Razer unveils world's first triple-monitor laptop

Two additional screens slide out from the central display via an automatic mechanism. Users can also use the three displays to streamline productivity, as the 12K multi-display functions similarly to a triple-monitor desktop setup. Similar to Razer's newest systems, Project Valerie equipped with Nvida GeForce GTX 1080 exceeds the minimum hardware requirements of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, making it one of the most immersive, mobile VR-ready devices for enthusiasts and developers.

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Nasa to explore early solar system with two new missions

From 2027 to 2033, Lucy will be exploring Jupiter's six mysterious asteroids including Trojan. In March 1852, Italian astronomer Annibale de Gasparis discovered an asteroid orbiting between Mars and Jupiter, one of several he would find in his lifetime.

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Fords scraps plans for $1.6bn Mexican plant

The Lordstown factory, he said, is not equipped to build the hatch. According to Hinrichs, the revised forecast didn't justify building an entirely new plant. The hatchback version just went on sale in the fall. However, he stressed Ford did not do any sort of special deal with the president-elect. Put another way, several years ago Ford took a boatload of government money and promised to spend it on research, development, and processes that would give it the know-how and ...

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Huge Antarctic iceberg poised to break away

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. Scientists are concerned that this will make the surviving parts of Larsen C incredibly unstable and highly prone to collapse within the next decade or so. Scientists been tracking the rift in Larsen C for years after Larsen A collapsed in 1995 and Larsen B in 2002. "We would expect in the ensuing months to years further calving events, and maybe an eventual collapse - but it's a very hard thing to predict, and our models say it will ...

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Recent analysts Ratings: General Growth Properties, Inc (NYSE:GGP)

Retirement Systems of Alabama raised its stake in General Growth Properties by 0.8% in the second quarter. While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock now has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.62. During the same period past year, the company posted $0.33 EPS. On average, analysts expect that General Growth Properties will post $1.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Hybrid Ford Mustang and electric SUV to launch by 2021

Ford is to sell a hybrid-electric version of the Transit van, F-150 pickup truck and Mustang sports vehicle by 2020. Ford is tight-lipped on the details, but it did did drop a few hints as to what we can expect. According to Ford , the Mustang Hybrid is expected to produce V-8-like power and torque while delivering better fuel economy. Fields said the automaker would spend $700 million on upgrades to Ford's Flat Rock Assembly Plant, which now builds the Mustang and Lincoln ...

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Galaxy S8 Release Date Revealed; Is Samsung Set For Another Big Dismay?

The average estimate in Bloomberg's poll of analysts was for 8.29 trillion won. Tim Baxter, chief operating officer at Samsung's U.S. business, told reporters at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that Samsung will share the root cause of the Galaxy Note 7 fires 'very soon'.

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Heavy smog chokes a third of China's cities

Data from Beijing Municipal Environmental Monitoring Center showed that the density of PM 2.5, particulate matter associated with hazardous smog, stood at 391 micrograms per cubic meter at noon in the city proper, indicating that the air is heavily polluted.

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Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) shows weekly volitility of 2.09%

Cincinnati Insurance Co. now owns 805,200 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $63,707,000 after buying an additional 55,000 shares during the period. Vetr Inc. bumped up the target of Gilead Sciences, Inc . Investors of record on Thursday, December 15th were paid a $0.47 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 13th.

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Honda Just Invented a Self-Balancing Motorcycle That Never Falls Over

Honda has unveiled the Riding Assist concept, a self-balancing, semi-autonomous motorcycle at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The motorcycle will even follow its rider when the rider is not sitting on the motorcycle. The company had utilized its Uni-Cub mobility research and translated it into rectifying a real-world problem. The Honda Riding Assist also includes a self-driving mode that can make a motorcycle move on its own thanks to a third electric motor that is situated ...

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Israeli soldier convicted in high-profile manslaughter case

The Palestinian Ministry of Information condemned what it called the "lenient conviction of the murderer Israeli soldier Elor Azaria in a farce trial by the so-called Israeli Military Court". While al-Sharif lies almost motionless-though clearly still alive-numerous soldiers, police officers and medical personnel make no effort to administer aid, and largely ignore he's there at all.

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Frontier cancels flights ahead of winter storm

A United flight scheduled to leave Denver at 12:30 p.m. has been delayed as well as a 1:30 p.m. Southwest flight to Tulsa. Frontier Airlines announced the cancellation of almost two dozen flights for Wednesday and Thursday to and from Denver International Airport ahead of a winter storm expected to hit Colorado.

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Russian Navy Ready for Deals in Manila

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has revealed that his cousins may have joined terrorist groups linked to ISIS and has vowed to take action if he ever met them face-to-face. Russian Federation is also ready to provide the Philippines with submarines, fighter aircraft, helicopters and assault rifles, among other weapons.

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Find out what caused the Galaxy Note 7 to explode, here

The South Korean tech giant has recalled 94 percent of the flagship phones sold in its home country so far and has sent notice to those still using them. However, the fact that it looks similar to Samsung's current flagship sheds some doubt on the snap's authenticity. Clearly, Samsung is anxious to move on and put the consumer debacles of 2016 in the rear-view mirror, not that you could blame them.

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Obama and Pence in healthcare showdown

President Barack Obama is due to meet fellow Democrats in Congress to discuss how to protect the healthcare reforms he instituted, often called Obamacare. Rand Paul (R-KY) said while he supports repealing the Affordable Care Act, it must be replaced immediately or "within months of repealing it, you will lead to further bankruptcies in the insurance industry".

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Trumped irked by leaks on Russian hacking report

Meanwhile, Victoria Zhuravleva of the Moscow-based Institute of World Economy and International Relations told Gazeta.ru that the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing is not being conducted to search for evidence of Russia's involvement in the hacking attacks.

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Sonic Corp. (SONC) Trading Up 5.2% Following Earnings Beat

Stephens cut Sonic Corp. from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $32.00 to $26.00 in a report on Tuesday, October 25th. As the revenues measures, firm has operation margin of 19.60% in the following twelve months with net profit margin of positive 10.60%. (NASDAQ:SONC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 4th.

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Samsung's second gen Family Hub 2.0 refrigerator unveiled at CES 2017

It seems the CES press day has shown that OLED televisions among other electronic offerings are at the top of this year's Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2017. Samsung, which sells 46.4% of all Ultra HD TVs sold in the U.S., hopes that this, as well as new design features, will reduce the number of cables needed.

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Recent analysts Ratings: Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT)

Northern Trust Corp's holdings in Red Hat were worth $274,471,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Now the company has earned "Buy" from 10 equity analysts. That is compared with the $0.52 in EPS it reported during the same period a year ago. The business's quarterly revenue was up 17.5% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

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Which way Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) earning numbers may go

The stock was sold at an average price of $51.80, for a total value of $253,302.00. Moving to earnings estimates, for this current fiscal period, Wall Street analysts have projected that the company will post $0.52 earnings per share. All of these Earnings estimates are a consensus recommendation of 33 Analysts. Ameren Corporation recently traded 5.25% above its 50-day simple moving average and went up 6.67% from its 200-day simple moving average.

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Ford Owners get Amazon Alexa On Board with SYNC 3

With eight microphones, the new Smart Assistant will be able to listen to voice commands from all angles in the house. Since the Lenovo device has been built in the partnership with Amazon, it's not surprising that it matches starkly with Amazon Echo.


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