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EA's earnings show revenues are up, losses are better than expected

Stock 3 months performance is recorded as 2.57%. Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Earnings per share is expected to be approximately $1.64. Electronic Arts had a return on equity of 23.03% and a net margin of 27.62%. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.65 earnings per share.

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Trump Likely to Pull Out of Paris Climate Change Deal: Former Adviser

We need somebody willing to enforce and defend our bedrock environmental laws and a leader guided by science when creating and implementing policy. "If the (U.S) administration decides to go in a different direction, I think sooner or later they will have to come back to the realization that climate change is happening".

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Apple revenue hits an all-time high in its fiscal first quarter

Analysts on average had estimated iPhone sales of 77.42 million, according to research firm FactSet StreetAccount. Apple sold 78.290 million units during the holiday quarter. The iPhone 7 Plus also features a dual camera which allows users to zoom and take DLSR-style images. The Company's products and services include iPhone , iPad , Mac , iPod, Apple TV, a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications, the iOS and Mac OS X operating systems, iCloud, and a range ...

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Budweiser releases Super Bowl ad, 'Born the Hard Way'

When you see a news item about an upcoming Super Bowl ad, the advertiser probably didn't pay to for that story, but did pay someone to bring that story around to news outlets. The ad follows Budweiser's immigrant founder, Adolphus Busch, along his quest from Germany to America in the late 1800s. The Budweiser Super Bowl ad celebrates the brand's enduring ambition and hustle in pursuit of the American dream, 141 years and counting.

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Carnegie Mellon creates a poker-playing AI that can beat the pros

Libratus emerged victorious after 120,000 combined hands of poker played against four human online-poker pros. Libratus " $1.7 million margin of victory, combined with so many hands, clears the "Brains Vs. There are said to be something like 10 decision points in the game . You can hear some mid-tournament comments from the human poker players in the video below.

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Mars, Venus align with moon for special sight

If conditions are clear this evening, you should be able to see the spectacle at its best between sunset and 9pm. " Venus is hugely bright, Mars is a very obvious object and the moon of course is very pretty, especially when it's in a crescent phase like this", said Arkos.

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Vallejo police to conduct DUI patrols on Super Bowl Sunday

From 2011 through 2015, according to federal data, 37 percent of all fatal crashes on the day of and morning after the Super Bowl involved driving under the influence. Everly said that designated sober drivers for Super Bowl weekend should refrain from drinking alcohol and enjoy the game with food and non-alcoholic drinks instead.

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Punjab's twin IED blasts : Two more children die, toll rises to 5

Three persons were killed and 15 injured in an explosion in a auto near the venue of the road show of a Congress candidate at Maur Mandi here. Bathinda: Two children injured in the explosion in a auto at Maur Mandi in the district succumbed to injuries, taking the death toll to five, even as a forensic team reached the blast site on Wednesday to probe the incident.

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Australians won't be affected by USA immigration ban, says PM

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull , who spoke with Trump by phone at the weekend, told reporters on Monday it wasn't his job "to run a commentary on the domestic policies of other countries". Pouya Ghadirian was born in Australia, to Iranian parents, and he was trying to travel to America for a school camp when he was turned away. Both the ability to maintain the refugee resettlement deal and to have Australians with dual citizenship exempt from the executive order demonstrates that Australia ...

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Fitbit, Inc. (FIT) Stock Price Increases 1.12%

On the company's financial health, Fitbit Inc reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, based on the information available during the earnings call on Nov 2, 2016. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $13.48. They now have a Dollars 9 price target on the stock. The 52-week low of the share price is $6.97.

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'Tinder for Orangutans' could help apes choose partners in worldwide breeding program

A Dutch zoo hopes to increase the breeding chances of a female orangutan by seeing if she will choose a preferred mate on a touchscreen before they are introduced. 'The study shows that primates pay attention to the emotions of their peers, ' the park said . The zoo's first obstacle has been constructing a tablet that can survive the less than gentle touch of the female orangutans.

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IPhone 7 propels Apple to record-shattering sales

One year ago, in the first quarter of 2016, Apple reported a record-breaking profit: $18.4 billion on $75.9 billion in revenue. Along with record quarterly revenue of $78.4 billion - up from $75.9 billion during the same period past year - the tech giant reported earnings per diluted share of $3.36.

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IPhone 7 propels Apple to highest quarterly sales ever

Apple , however, did see revenue in its important China market drop 12 per cent to United States dollars 16.2 billion, according to the earnings report. All told, that division took in $7.1 billion in revenue, up 18% from this time past year. That was great news, but setting the bar so high was a mixed blessing-Apple's huge uptick in growth ended there, with declining iPhone sales and profits in the three quarters since.

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Apple Sales Hit An All-Time High Over The Holidays

The Cupertino, Calif. -based technology giant reported Q1 net income of $17.9 billion, or $3.36 a share. Earnings per share came in $3.36 per share compared to "The Street" estimate of $3.21 per share. During the earnings call, Cook endorsed President Donald Trump's proposal to allow American companies to bring offshore profits back without taxing them much, because, of course he did.

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Netflix Mindflix New Wearable Allows You To Control Using Your Mind

One of the projects in particular, called MindFlix , seems to stand out of the herd as it allows users to control the video-streaming service's interface with just their mind. " Instead of implanting chips in our brain for Hack Day ", the video explains, "we made a decision to take this brain reading headband to really put it to the test".

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Harley-Davidson (HOG) Misses on Q4 Earnings, View Weak

The large market share provides scale advantages over most competitors. To accommodate long-term intention, the firm has diverse dividend or yield record, KO has Dividend Yield of 3.38% and experts calculate Return on Investment of 9.30%.

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Silicon Valley To Lash Out At Trump Ban

Indian tech corporations have argued the current system keeps jobs in the U.S. and that increased obstacles would encourage companies to work remotely rather send workers to the U.S. The move blindsided many airport officials and worldwide travelers, and it could have a major impact on US tech companies that rely heavily on H1-B visa employment.

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Average ticket price for Super Bowl LI is down nearly 11 percent

Hopefully the people that are traveling (to the Super Bowl) recognize that. Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons is coming on Sunday Feb. But it turns out the entertainment between plays was just as good as the product on the field. For those more inclined on the history of the game, exhibits have been put in place highlighting some of the greats of the game including past championship teams, specifically the 1997 NFC Champion Green Bay Packers led by a ...

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The Case for and Against Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

This appreciation has taken its market valuation to 81.36B. In previous session, the price was settled at $75.95. Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q3 2016. When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Comcast Corporation to have earnings per share of $0.86. The company's P/E is 21.28 and Forward P/E ratio is 20.21.

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Samsung sets its MWC press conference for February 26

The company has shared a teaser image that seemingly confirms the launch of a tablet at the event. Samsung will reportedly release the Galaxy Tab S3 initially in Korea beginning in March. The tablet already runs Android Nougat out of the box but we're not sure what version exactly. For example, it will supposedly be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 with 4 GB of RAM.

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Analyst to Arris Investors: Relax About Comcast's Roku App

It offers Xfinity TV customers across the US the option to also access their cable subscription through Roku boxes attached to TVs in other rooms in the same home. Participants of the beta app don't need to pay fees to use it. While the news was expected (Roku and Comcast announced plans for the app about nine months ago), the market initially reacted otherwise, Simon Leopold, analyst with Raymond James, said today in a research note with the title: ARRS: The Sky is Not Falling, Roku at ...

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Google Chrome for iOS goes open

Google's Chromium team announced Tuesday that the iOS Chrome browser is now open source. Google intended for Chromium to be the name of the open-source project, while the final product name would be Chrome, but developers have taken the code and released versions under the Chromium name.

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Shirt wrapped around dolphin by 'pranksters' could have been 'catastrophic'

The department received a call from the local Dolphin Discovery Centre , which advertises itself as " Australia's premier wild dolphin experience ", alerting them to the sea creature's predicament. The Department of Parks and Wildlife says the result could be death for the dolphin if the singlet covered its blowhole and restricted its breathing.

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Is space the fountain of youth? NASA twins study may provide clue

The preliminary results were presented on January 26 in Galveston, Texas, at a NASA Human Research Program meeting. The brothers are the flawless candidates for a genetic study: They're almost genetically identical, and one spent nearly a year in space while the other stayed on Earth.

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San Francisco Sues Federal Government

Former President Obama allowed these cities to violate federal law and remain unpunished, but that ended yesterday. These cities, known for defying federal immigration law to provide a safe space for illegal immigrants living in their borders, have been directly targeted by the Trump administration.

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Earth's Oxygen Scatters to Moon When They're Near Each Month

Since the Moon doesn't have a protective magnetic field like Earth, it gets near-constantly buffeted by the solar wind - a stream of highly charged particles emanating from the Sun. The researchers noticed something interesting whenever the Moon and the vehicle passed into Earth's plasma sheet - a region of hot, charged particles trapped inside the planet's magnetotail .

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CAIR Florida Sues Trump Over Travel Ban

It also suspends the entry of all refugees to the USA for 120 days, and halts admission of refugees from Syria indefinitely. As a result of this, they are unable to return to the United States where they have their jobs and homes. January 30, 2017. Nobody wants a terrorist from ISIS or al-Qaeda taking advantage of America's refugee system to mount an attack. So, what's being done to stop Trump's refugee ban? The department stated that "an increase in anti-American rhetoric has the ...

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Careem, Uber declared 'illegal' by Punjab govt

Whereas, in Punjab , Umar Saif , Chairman PITB, while giving an interview to DAWN , has mentioned that the government is trying to work out an innovative model so that the ride-hailing services can register the vehicles with regulatory bodies and the services can be taxed.

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San Francisco sues Trump Administration over sanctuary city order

San Francisco's sanctuary status prohibits law enforcement officers from cooperating with federal immigration officials' detainer requests, and limits when local officers can give Immigration and Customs Enforcement advanced notice of a person's release from custody.

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Lyft use lifted by Uber backlash

A number of Uber customers tweeted they would now use Lyft instead of Uber because of Uber's decision to lift surge pricing . The hashtag #DeleteUber has been trending on social media overnight as users snapped themselves deleting the app from their phones in protest of the United States president's ban and Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick's political ties, Aljazeer reports .

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Pokemon Sun/Moon Sales Hit 14.7 Million Units In 43 Days

This is an impressive number as it doesn't include sales for January 2017. Nintendo's Pokemon Sun/Moon were already known to be massively successful games- the games had amassed 10 million in shipments before they even launched, and had set records in Europe and North America, while also selling through over 3 million in Japan.

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Plex looks to boost content offerings with Watchup acquisition

It aggregates video news from major sources like CBS , CNN , and others, along with local TV news videos from across the US. Its functionality will be integrated into Plex and is expected to launch in Q2 2017. With a attractive, simple, and consistent user experience and 4+ star rated apps on over 40 platforms, Plex has quickly become a top 10 streaming app on OTT devices.

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Intergalactic Void Is Pushing The Milky Way Through The Universe

It's being fuelled by a mysterious "void" that drags our galaxy along with a force similar to the gravitational force. The newly discovered void was previously suggested by astronomers at the University of Hawaiʻi, but obtaining observational confirmation of the absence of galaxies has proved challenging.

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Nintendo net profits rise to over $900 mn

The iOS-only smartphone game hit the market on 15 December and granted players a few trial levels before asking them to fork out $10 for full access - a high fee in an industry saturated with free-to-play titles. As reported by Wall Street Journal's Takashi Mochizuki, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima mentioned at the company's financial briefing about the status of production for the Nintendo Switch at launch.

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Uber teams up with Mercedes-Benz's parent company on self-driving cars

The partnership is part of Uber's strategy to run a network of self-driving cars, but not build them itself. It's becoming increasingly clear that it may be easier for Silicon Valley to leverage its software expertise and Detroit its car-building history to form partnerships, rather than trying to solve problems in a vacuum.


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