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Sales rose just 2 percent over a year earlier while operating profit surged 48 percent to 9.9 trillion won ($8.7 billion). Eun-young Jeong contributed to this article. "The pre-orders are expected to hit 150,000 units by the end of this month", industry sources told IANS. "Samsung has listened to feedback and has chose to release a software update starting from this week which will provide customers with a further enhanced ability to adjust the colour setting to their preference", ...
  • VW Considers Selling Off Ducati Due To Dieselgate Aftermath

    VW Considers Selling Off Ducati Due To Dieselgate Aftermath

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    VW has already informed potential bidders and several strategic buyers have shown interest, the people told Reuters . VW referred to Audi for comment. It remained unclear whether large competitors such as Polaris PII.N , Harley Davidson, Suzuki 7269.T , Honda 7267.T or Kawasaki 3045.T might be interested, they added.
  • Audio On Arkansas Practice To Restrict Execution Audio

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    Davis said the state will work on procuring the drug again and reschedule the executions when the stays and court cases are resolved. The Arkansas Supreme Court has rejected an inmate's requests to block his execution, scheduled for Thursday night.
  • Jonathan Demme Dies; 'Silence of the Lambs' Director was 73

    Jonathan Demme Dies; 'Silence of the Lambs' Director was 73

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    The filmmaker won the directing Oscar for the 1991 thriller, which also scooped Oscars for best picture and for its stars Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster . Since he was fan of Demme's films, especially Handle With Care and Melvin and Howard , Byrne asked the director to collaborate, and Demme joined Talking Heads on the road.
  • NASA discovers icy planet 'colder than Hoth'

    NASA discovers icy planet 'colder than Hoth'

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    The star of this planet is found to be very faint, which points towards the planet being too cold to be habitable. NASA announced the discovery of the lightest planet ever found by using microlensing, OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb. The astronomers are speculating that OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb's host star could be a brown dwarf , which means its core is not too hot to produce energy through nuclear fusion.
  • Amazon Look judges your fashion selfies with AI camera

    Amazon Look judges your fashion selfies with AI camera

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    Alexa then delivers a judgment based on automated assessment of factors such as fit, color, styling, seasons and current trends. The Echo Look also comes with the full complement of other Alexa services, such as music streaming, control over smart home products such as connected light switches - and of course the ability to order products from Amazon.
  • Noble Corporation plc (NE) is expected to report earnings of $

    Noble Corporation plc (NE) is expected to report earnings of $

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    Market Capitalization if basically the market value of the company's shares outstanding. Noble (NYSE:NE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 9th. Finally, Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Noble by 1.0% in the third quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 16,114 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $102,000 after buying an additional 14,998 shares in the last quarter.
  • Here's hoping this Google Pixel low-light photography experiment gets real

    Here's hoping this Google Pixel low-light photography experiment gets real

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    His goal was to try and recreate a low-light, long-exposure shot with a professional DSLR using the mobile sensors inside Google's phones. His teammate challenged him to show the same DSLR image results with a smartphone camera. Google's Nexus 6P and Pixel could take well-exposed, color-accurate and largely noise-free photos in extremely dark situations. No word on when this level of low-light photography will make it to smartphones, but we'll be crossing our fingers that it is very ...
  • Unusual Activity Sighted in Uni-Pixel, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNXL) Shares

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    On the close of 04/25/2017 Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) jumped 0.37% to hit $116.13. It has been assigned a low target price of $1 and a high target price of $5.25. (NASDAQ:UNXL)'s stock about -67.11% from the 50-day high and -23.08% away from the 50-day low. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Uni-Pixel, Inc.
  • McDonald's Is Partnering With Nintendo Again to Bring Us Mario Happy Meals

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    In addition to the toys, families can take their fun to the next level by entering a sweepstakes for a chance to win one of 100 Nintendo Switch Prize Packs inclusive of a Nintendo Switch system and the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game. In 2014, McDonald's put Mario Kart 8 toys in its Happy Meals to commemorate the initial release of the popular racing game. Will you be entering the Nintendo Switch sweepstakes? For more information about other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/switch/ .
  • Baby humpback whales 'whisper' to mums to avoid predators

    Baby humpback whales 'whisper' to mums to avoid predators

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    The recordings also revealed that newborn humpbacks communicate with their mothers using intimate grunts and squeaks - a far cry from the loud, haunting song of the male humpback whale. Researchers after listening to the recorded chatter came to a conclusion that this silent murmer by baby whales keep them together and safe in the murky water.