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California school makes millions on Snapchat IPO

Snap's DMM will be Global Trading Systems, a New York-based high-frequency trading firm that acquired the NYSE floor operation of British bank Barclays PLC a year ago , a NYSE spokeswoman said. The IPO reportedly is oversubscribed, showing strong investor interest. Snap is the California-based company behind the popular self-destructing pictures and video app, Snapchat.

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Snapchat Debuts On NYSE With A Pop At $24 Per Share

Snap's initial success on the public market-and the jump in Spiegel and Murphy's fortunes-is likely a welcome sign for the 16 billionaires in the United States whose fortunes are tied to highly valued unicorn startups, including Uber, Airbnb, Palantir and Stripe.

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American Outdoor Brands Corp (AOBC) Given New $21.00 Price Target at Wedbush

Forward View reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of American Outdoor Brands Corp in a report on Saturday, November 12th. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $24.24. Costco and American Outdoor are anticipated to report for the second quarter of the fiscal year 2017 (2QFY17) and 3QFY17, respectively. Lake Street Capital lowered American Outdoor Brands Corp from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and reduced their price target for the company from ...

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Trump Today: Pelosi, Schumer targeted as Russian allegations linger

Trump's tweet comes a day after Attorney General Jeff Sessions came under scrutiny for his two meetings with a Russian ambassador. Even though the Washington Post story about Sessions' meetings with Sergei Kislyak came from Justice Department officials, Trump's still wildly lashing out, this time with a photo involving coffee and donuts.

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Snap Prices Shares at $17 for Thursday's IPO

Snap's debut Thursday was the largest on Wall Street since Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba raised $25 billion in 2014. Snap shares, trading under the ticker symbol SNAP on the New York Stock Exchange , opened at $24, up 41 percent, and then traded above that price.

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NASA orbiter misses collision with Phobos

The spacecraft had rocket burn on Tuesday that increased its velocity upto 0.4 meters per second. And since Phobos is a rock roughly 15 miles wide, it probably would have smacked into MAVEN, which is about the size of a small bus. When the orbits cross, the objects have the possibility of colliding if they arrive at that intersection at the same time. "Kudos to the JPL navigation and tracking teams for watching out for possible collisions every day of the year, and to the MAVEN spacecraft ...

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Donald Trump accuses Barack Obama of being behind protests against his administration

Indeed, even the WHCA itself condemned Trump for restricting the press gaggle . DONALD Trump has defended his decision not to attend the White House Correspondents' dinner, saying he does not want to be a "hypocrite". It would be inappropriate for him to go to the dinner "in light of the fact of fake news ", he said. It will instead focus on ways to produce long-term economic growth by slashing taxes, he said in an interview taped Friday and broadcast Sunday on Fox News Channel.

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Google Assistant hits Android 6.0, 7.0 devices

Google's artificially-intelligent assistant has been a staple of the Pixel handsets ever since their launch. Reports have also claimed that the Pixel 2's camera is set for a huge upgrade, with Google reportedly looking at a sensor that will allow the device to excel at low-light photography.

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Snap beats expectations with IPO valuation

Now, it is trading more than three times its IPO price , near a record high. All eyes would be on Snap CEO Evan Spiegel right now-if anyone could find him. The young company saw user growth slow to a halt in the final months of a year ago, according to its original IPO filing last month. Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets UK, said: "Looking at the numbers any prospective investors will be taking an enormous leap of faith on a company which is haemorrhaging cash".

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ArcelorMittal's Ross confirmed as US Commerce Secretary

Speaking on CNBC, Ross also said NAFTA fears had pummeled the peso, which weakened almost 17 percent after the US election to a historic low on January 11. The dollar USDMXN, -1.8533% shed 2.4% of its value to trade at 19.52 in recent trade, its weakest level against the peso since November 9, the day after President Donald Trump's upset victory over rival Hillary Clinton.

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Alligator carrying big fish across golf course caught on camera

A Safety Harbor, Florida, woman was shocked to find an alligator carrying a huge fish across a golf course while she was golfing with family. When Phyllis looked behind her, she tossed her club into the air and ran, according to WFTS in Tampa Bay.

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You Can Now Use Yelp to Find Gender-Neutral Restrooms

Here's how the app will build its database of gender neutral restroom options: When a user checks into a business or posts a review, Yelp will prompt them with the question, "Does this business have Gender Neutral Restrooms?" Users patronizing the businesses can virtually check-in through Yelp and notify the review company if there is a gender-neutral bathroom available, a method of data-gathering that many interactive websites use, like Facebook.

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This clouded leopard cub is a cutie and a scientific achievement

The Nashville Zoo was overcome with joy at the birth of a male clouded leopard on Wednesday. The cat's birth is part of conservation efforts by the Nashville Zoo and the Smithsonian to protect the species. Clouded leopards are among the rarest of the world's cat species and have proved notoriously hard to breed in captivity. Though the name might suggest otherwise, the species is not actually a leopard.

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Democrats groan as Trump promotes new immigration crime office

Immigration activists in Syracuse say no undocumented immigrant is safe under President Donald Trump's executive order to speed up deportations. Forget yesterday's news. As a matter of statute and judicial interpretation, here's what "removable aliens" clearly means: it means any noncitizen who is deportable under federal immigration law.

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George W. Bush gets candid about whether presidential impressions bothered him

As he accepted the poncho, he didn't try to put it on, which can only be described as a savvy move. "But if there's a way to be symbiotic, we'll do so", George Bush said . "I don't want to make the president's job worse, no matter what political party it is". "The greatest honor of the presidency was looking them in the eye and saluting them as their commander in chief", Bush writes .

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Uber Used Program In Boston, Other Cities To Avoid Law Enforcement

The Greyball tool was originally used under an umbrella program called Violation of Terms of Service (VTOS) which Uber used to identify people it thought were abusing or improperly targeting its service. They would check users' names against known city officials and blacklist credit cards that were "tied directly to an institution like a police credit union".

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Snapchat Is Now Worth Around $30 Billion After Successful NYSE Debut

The company has managed to raise $3.4 billion at $17 per share after its initial public offering (IPO), making it the top tech listing since 2014, when Alibaba's IPO broke all records. Snap is expected to start trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday (local time ) under the symbol SNAP. Friends of Snap executives might already have booked a 60% profit on an investment in the company's shares thanks to its decision to set aside some of the stock in its IPO for them.

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NASA gives Mars orbiter a boost to miss moon Phobos

There's no telling how soon NASA would have been able to get another spacecraft inserted into Mars' orbit, so this save was crucial. MAVEN , with an elliptical orbit around Mars, has an orbit that crosses those of other spacecraft and the moon Phobos many times over the course of a year.

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Apple iPad Pro 2 Seals MacBook Air's Fate

A recent report suggested that the 12.9-inch and 10.5-inch iPad Pro models may face a delay and ship in May or June. Alexander also told Forbes that Apple is set to introduce an entry-level 9.7-inch iPad that would only cost $299, which is way cheaper compared to the $599 price tag of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro.

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Jeff Bezos wants Blue Origin to be the Amazon of the Moon

The Amazon boss's space company, Blue Origin, has written a white paper that is reportedly circulating among President Donald Trump's transition team and NASA's leadership, according to the Washington Post , which is owned by Bezos. I sense a lot of people are excited about this. Since then, there have been many upstart space entrepreneurs that have attempted to capitalize on NASA's renewed interest in returning to the lunar surface, and have offered proposals on how a lasting human ...

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Snap Raises $3.4B in IPO, Soaring Trades Set Value Past $20B

Snap shares jumped to $17 each in an IPO this week after the price soared as much as 44% when the trading began despite many analysts questioning whether the company has the power to last, saying that its potential may be as short-lived as the app service it provides.

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Stock's Buzzers Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), Precision Drilling Corp (USA) (NYSE:PDS)

On the other hand, in the September 2017 quarter the company recorded a net $3.48B revenue with earnings per share of $0.73. NEXT Financial Group Inc raised its stake in shares of Synchrony Financial by 2.6% in the third quarter. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 2nd. Synchrony Financial's dividend payout ratio is presently 19.19%. "NY Reduces Stake in Synchrony Financial (SYF )" was first published by BBNS and is the sole property of of BBNS.

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NASA releases key software for free public access

The software portfolio is extensive and includes software products that are now being used at NASA as well as related industry players, academics as well as researchers. Since then, it has shared thousands more programs. The software has been developed by NASA's Langley Research Center and Engility Corporation. The catalog is produced through NASA's Technology Transfer program and available both in print and online.

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Will the 3310 revive Nokia's fortunes?

We asked Nummela if this extended to not bundling any third-party apps on the phone, which can be an additional revenue option for OEMs . Nokia had launched this phone in 2000, the beginning of modern age of mobiles. Nokia phones were known to be reliable and sturdy. The new Retro phone is set at around $40, £35, AU$55 or €49, which means it's the ideal option for a secondary phone.

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Trump taps Putin critic for senior White House position

Russian president Vladimir Putin briefly acknowledged some of his country's anti-doping shortcomings but also expressed some doubt on the handling of doping suspects' samples. If they saw any scratches, they should have mentioned it in their protocols, but it was not done. Russia's track and field athletes remain banned from worldwide competition, having missed out on the Olympic Games in Rio last summer, and more than 40 have since applied to compete as neutrals.

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Google Assistant Starts Arriving on Eligible Nougat and Marshmallow Devices

The new features are rolling out on Android immediately, and are headed to iOS "soon". Google Assistant is available now on the Pixel, Pixel and upcoming LG G6, with other Android phones receiving the service imminently. That means Google Assistant can comprehend your queries to provide you more contextual information. Other smartphone users should download the Android Messages app from Google's Play Store.

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Snapchat's IPO leads way for other overheated startups

In a clever marketing move, Snap called itself a camera company and not just a firm running a messaging service. While Snap touts its employees' volunteer hours, neighbors are anxious about the impact the multi-billion company is having on the area.

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NBC invested $500 million in Snapchat IPO

Snap shares were up 10.7% at $27.09, its highest level so far, on Friday. The stock allocation by Snap to NBCUniversal appears to be the only one made to a new strategic investor, which would make NBCUniversal the only USA media company with a stake.

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5 things to know about the Nintendo Switch

These are some pictures of concepts tested by Nintendo during development. Zelda: Breath of the Wild experiences slow down during certain moments of the game, but these reviews largely concern the Switch version of the game. "Nintendo has created, for me, the greatest game of all time ". If you are hoping to play The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on PC at launch, don't hold you breath.

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WhatsApp's new beta update will give you more chat details

So, what's the magic handset of choice? The first notable changes in the latest WhatsApp beta app for Windows Phone is a new in-app video player. Stay tune to Amaziness for more updates. Initially, the devices with Symbian, BBOS, Android, Windows, and iOS operating system were about to stop supporting WhatsApp from 2016 itself. WhatsApp has remained one of the most popular mobile messaging applications all over the world.

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OnePlus 3, 3T Start Getting Android 7.1.1 Nougat-Based HydrogenOS Beta

Well, the wait is over as OnePlus has announced the Open Beat 3 for OxygenOS users of OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. We reported yesterday that OnePlus 3 and 3T had started to receive Android 7.1 Nougat, but the update was only available for those devices that run HydrogenOS.

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Jeff Sessions Also Misled The Senate About His Civil Rights Record

Those discussions with ambassador Sergey Kislyak , first reported in The Washington Post , seem to contradict Mr Sessions's sworn statements during his confirmation hearings when asked what he would do if "anyone affiliated" with the campaign had been in contact with Russian Federation.

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Octavia Spencer Runs Into Seth Meyers in 'SNL' Promo

During Wednesday night's episode of Late Night, Seth Meyers and his staff put together another classic segment of A Closer Look to break down the media's reaction to Trump's speech. Over on Late Show With Stephen Colbert , Colbert summed up Trump's true pivot succinctly: "Yes, he shifted from unhinged narcissist to hinged narcissist".

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Donnie Yen to star in film version of Sleeping Dogs

Yen, a Chinese martial artist, has always been a fight choreographer and is probably best known to audiences as the star - and Wing Chun grandmaster - of the IP Man franchise. Joining Moritz on the production side of things is Dmitri Johnson , and Dan Jevons , while Toby Ascher and Stephan Bugaj will be handling executive production duties.

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Alibaba to invest United States dollars 177 mln in Paytm E-commerce

According to a file report from registrar companies, Alibaba has invested $177 Million in Paytm. "This [Alibaba's stake] will come down as the company creates a large employee stock option pool (Esop) to attract and retain talent", said one person directly aware of the developments.


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