• Leaks Suggest Galaxy S8 Fingerprint Sensor Will Be Next To Camera
Leaks Suggest Galaxy S8 Fingerprint Sensor Will Be Next To Camera

We're No. 1! We're No. 1!.and 2, 3, and 4. . Oppo was the only other manufacturer with a model in the top ten ranking - its Oppo A53 smartphone - having posted growth of 109 percent year on year in 2016 to become the fourth largest smartphone maker in terms of shipments, up from seventh spot in 2015.

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  • Airbnb China Expansion Brings New Name And Hefty Investment: Meet 'Aibiying'
Airbnb China Expansion Brings New Name And Hefty Investment: Meet 'Aibiying'

Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky announced the company will triple the size of its local workforce from 60 to 180 this year and double the investment in the country. And even though Airbnb's larger China success will come up over time, the company already seems to have registered a decent presence there. Tujia has staked a huge claim...

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  • Banks join queue of advertisers ditching Google over extremist YouTube videos
Banks join queue of advertisers ditching Google over extremist YouTube videos

Marks & Spencer has been the latest brand to suspend advertising on Google's (NASDAQ:GOOGL) search engine and Youtube . The Guardian CEO David Pemsel said in a letter to Google that many brands feel they have to place their ads on the company's services because of the dominant position that Google, YouTube and the DoubleClick ad platform hav...

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  • Jabil Circuit, Inc. (JBL) President William E. Peters Sells 10000 Shares
Jabil Circuit, Inc. (JBL) President William E. Peters Sells 10000 Shares

As of current trade, Jabil Circuit, Inc . (NYSE:JBL) is under coverage by number of analysts. Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in JBL. Sales of the company's cloud-computing software and platform service rose almost 62 percent to $1.19 billion, while its software licensing business fell almost 16 percent.

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  • Investors betting SEC will approve United States first ETF for bitcoin
Investors betting SEC will approve United States first ETF for bitcoin

If they approve the rule change necessary to offer a Bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF), the price of the cryptocurrency could skyrocket. It should be noted that on 3 March, prices of bitcoin hit $1300 levels - more than the price of gold - in anticipation of an approval for ETF from the SEC .

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  • Arsenal fan produces 'Wexit' banner at protest against Arsene Wenger
Arsenal fan produces 'Wexit' banner at protest against Arsene Wenger

Saturday's win puts Arsenal within two wins of a third FA Cup title in four years, but it's questionable whether even that would be enough to turn fans' mood around. Harris, whose team upset Bournemouth, Watford and Leicester en route to the last eight, is keen to ensure there are no unsavoury incidents in the last FA Cup fixture at White Hart La...

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  • Native Americans to protest construction of pipelines
Native Americans to protest construction of pipelines

The tribes anticipate that court will rule in April or May on their broader challenges to the pipeline, which include allegations that the project was approved in violation of treaty rights and contrary to environmental and administrative law.

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  • Today Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold
Today Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, December 2nd. Fourth-quarter sales fell 0.3% to $1.579 billion, but comparable store sales rose 0.3% due to a lower store count. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Big Lots will post $3.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Norges Bank bough...

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  • Uber CEO Kalanick apologizes for disrespectful conversation with one of his drivers
Uber CEO Kalanick apologizes for disrespectful conversation with one of his drivers

That's not to say that Facebook and Google aren't also dopes for not signing the letter, but Uber really needed that sweet hit of good news. Subsequently, a proposed settlement was reached under which Uber would pay $100 million and make some significant changes in its policies.

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  • Deputies, trooper fatally shoot armed man who shot at Sabal Pipeline
Deputies, trooper fatally shoot armed man who shot at Sabal Pipeline

The suspect fled from Marion County deputies and a chase ensued that went into Citrus County. Officials said that's when the suspect opened fire on deputies, who returned gunfire. "There's a guy with an assault rifle on top of the auto". "I'm just like, 'Why?' I just don't know why he would do something like that". Prendergast said other weapons we...

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  • Four Automakers Knew Takata's Airbag Inflators Were Dangerous, Lawyers Say
Four Automakers Knew Takata's Airbag Inflators Were Dangerous, Lawyers Say

Takata's finance chief, Yoichiro Nomura, entered the guilty plea on the company's behalf during court proceedings. The company was not identified in the court filing. The auto companies have asserted that they were deceived by Takata and should not be held liable. According to the filing, an airbag from Takata was described as a "killing wea...

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  • Cassidy applauds Trump's order to eliminate Obama-era environmental rule
Cassidy applauds Trump's order to eliminate Obama-era environmental rule

TheEnvironmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized the waters rule in 2015 to clarify which bodies of water are covered by the Clean Water Act. Scott Pruitt, Trump's EPA head, sued that agency when he was Oklahoma's attorney general in order to block to Clean Water rule. Outdoor recreation and environmental groups, ...

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  • Sen. @RogerWicker Votes to Confirm Wilbur Ross as Commerce Secretary
Sen. @RogerWicker Votes to Confirm Wilbur Ross as Commerce Secretary

Ross is known in Japan for his takeover and restructuring of Kofuku Bank, an Osaka-based regional bank that went under in 1999, among other investments in Japanese companies. to Mexico - taking advantage of some of the Nafta legislation he will now be required to roll back. Ross has also sought to ease concerns about whether the White House wo...

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  • Fed officials discussed raising interest rates soon at January meeting
Fed officials discussed raising interest rates soon at January meeting

That statement will add to rising expectations the FOMC might increase the benchmark rate at the March 14-15 meeting. Williams, who was speaking at Boise State University, also said that people increasingly understand that bitcoin won't replace government-issued currencies like the US dollar.

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  • Oil prices witness limited gain amid increasing United States oil drilling
Oil prices witness limited gain amid increasing United States oil drilling

Global markets remained relatively subdued on Monday in advance of President's Day, a US bank holiday that will keep markets closed. Crude palm oil prices were up by 0.38 per cent to Rs 547.50 per 10 kg in futures trade today as speculators indulged in enlarging positions, driven by a firm demand at the spot market.

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  • Kraft Heinz still hungers for Unilever dispute spurned offer
Kraft Heinz still hungers for Unilever dispute spurned offer

In the personal care and household products category, potential takeover targets for 3G could include Colgate-Palmolive, Kimberly-Clark and Clorox. That might not lead to big changes that customers would notice on the supermarket shelves.

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  • New Tamil Nadu Chief Minister gets vote of confidence
New Tamil Nadu Chief Minister gets vote of confidence

Later, former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and his team of supporters called on the Governor before he left for Mumbai. However, Speaker rejected secret ballot proposal but he had planned the Trust Vote to have it in six segments and divided the MLAs into six blocks with each 38 MLAs.

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  • German grocery giant to make a big United States debut ahead of schedule
German grocery giant to make a big United States debut ahead of schedule

Lidl still has not publicly disclosed its initial Virginia and Maryland stores, though a company spokesman confirmed the picture it distributed to the press Wednesday is of its prototype store in Fredericksburg, Virginia. "At Lidl , we are committed to delivering outstanding quality goods to our customers at market-leading prices". Lidl and A...

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  • USA energy strategy may affect oil and gas trade flows
USA energy strategy may affect oil and gas trade flows

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other exporters including Russian Federation have agreed to cut crude output by nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) during the first half of 2017. Non-OPEC producers had delivered on more than half of their pledged production reductions, said the minister, Essam Al-Marzouk, who chairs a...

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  • Aetna Merger With Humana Canceled
Aetna Merger With Humana Canceled

It didn't take long for the other shoe to drop in government challenges to major health insurance mergers, with a federal trial court smacking down the proposed $48 billion purchase of Cigna Inc.by Anthem Inc. It also filed a lawsuit in DE, asking a judge to declare legal its decision to terminate the deal and to approve $13 billion in damages fo...

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  • Fortress acquired for $3.3B by Japanese telecom giant
Fortress acquired for $3.3B by Japanese telecom giant

Japanese telecom giant SoftBank Group Corp. will buy the publicly-traded company for $8.08 per share - a 39 percent premium - the companies announced . This move comes in the wake of SoftBank's founder, Masayashi Son , announcing in October 2016, that the bank is joining hands with Saudi Arabia to raise U.S.

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  • Judge denies tribes' request to halt pipeline
Judge denies tribes' request to halt pipeline

According to the Native American tribes fighting against the multi-billion dollar project, it compromises their access to clean, fresh water. The native tribes' original lawsuit , filed in July, argued that North Dakota-to-Illinois pipeline would disrupt their cultural sites and could turn their drinking water supply toxic.

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  • Retail sales up 0.4% in December as vehicle sales slow
Retail sales up 0.4% in December as vehicle sales slow

Core retail sales (excluding autos) was also stronger than expected with a reported rise of 0.8% versus an expected 0.4% gain and against an increase of 0.2% in the prior month. Purchases at restaurants and bars climbed 1.4 percent. "Sales are growing at a decent clip, but the surge in consumers' confidence since the election is yet to translate ...

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  • Management reassurance drove Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ: SHLD) stock
Management reassurance drove Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ: SHLD) stock

The spike followed a steep slide earlier this week when Bloomberg data showed that the cost of insuring Sears' debt against default almost doubled last month in anticipation of a possible bankruptcy this year, TheStreet reported . Fourth quarter revenue will likely have fallen 16% to $6.1 billion and losses should come in between $535 million and ...

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  • IEA: Opec cut compliance helps oil market rebalance
IEA: Opec cut compliance helps oil market rebalance

Nevertheless, producers will probably have to extend the production cuts beyond six months if they want to achieve their goal of balancing the oil market. "Non-OPEC members have also started cutting output and we hope they will quickly get to the figures they have committed to reach", he said. Hence, paradoxically, a clearly anti-American geoecon...

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