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Star Wars Day 2017: 'May the Fourth Be With You' Memes

Star Wars Day 2017: 'May the Fourth Be With You' Memes

It was said printed in The London Evening News to congratulate Margaret Thatcher for taking the office of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Maybe the biggest of the unofficial holidays is Star...

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Alphabet by the numbers - Q1 2017 Earnings report

Overall, revenues rose 22% for a total of $24.7 billion with advertising revenues totaling $21.4 billion, up from $18 billion during the same period a year ago. Mark Mahaney, analyst at RBC Capital, s...

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Samsung posts 2nd-biggest profit in Q1 on chips, display sales

From January to March this year, Koreans have achieved an operating profit of 9.9 trillion Won or $8.75 billion. This is a clear indication that users must not let their dogs or any other pets use the...

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Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) To Report Earnings

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) To Report Earnings

FMR LLC boosted its stake in Skyworks Solutions by 3.7% in the fourth quarter. Stock investors acquired 1,757 put options on the stock. Skyworks Solutions, Inc .'s short ratio is at 4.74 and th...

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Samsung registers record profits in Q1 2017 despite decreased flagship mobile sales

The operating margin that measures the income against sales rose 6.2 percentage points on year to 19.6 percent in the first quarter. Kim Dong-won, an analyst at KB Securities, said, "Samsung's opera...

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Trump warns of 'major conflict' with North Korea

The South Korean government has said that it will not abide by the US President Donald Trump's suggestion that it should pay for a $1bn missile defence system the two allies are installing in South ...

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100 days of President Trump

100 days of President Trump

Mr Trump assumed office with a historically low approval rating . On the other hand, the president has been a crucial part of a determined effort by Capitol Hill Republicans to use the Congress...

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'Major, major' conflict with N Korea possible, but seek diplomacy

Wednesday's briefings will focus on three key issues related to North Korea's nuclear program: intelligence about the North's capabilities; US response options, including military ones; and how to g...

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Samsung reports biggest quarterly net profit since 2013

Samsung reports biggest quarterly net profit since 2013

Net profit came to 835.6 billion won (US$739.4 million) in the first quarter, compared to 198 billion won posted a year earlier, the company said in a regulatory filing. Shares in the firm - the flags...

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Trump thought 'being President would be easier than The Apprentice'

President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office have been a mix of signature setbacks and some successes, plus more turmoil than calm emanating from the West Wing of the White House and more divis...

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Ann Coulter a no-show at raucous but peaceful Berkeley rally

UC Berkeley officials denied that Coulter was unwelcome because of her politics. Authorities say a total of six people were arrested at a series of rallies over a cancelled appearance by Ann Coult...

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NASA spacecraft survives dive through Saturn's rings

As it navigated through the gap, Cassini came within about 1,900 miles of Saturn's cloud tops - where the air pressure is similar to that at sea level on earth. "It's a great honor to know that our ...

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NASA's Cassini flies inside Saturn's rings and beams back images

At the first leg of 22 orbits before it plunges into Saturn's atmosphere, Cassini came dangerously close to the planet, as it came within about 1,900 miles from the cloud tops and 200 miles from the...

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Samsung Elec flags stronger earnings from chips, phones after first quarter jump

So almost two-thirds of Samsung's operating income during the first quarter was generated by its semiconductor business. A surge in chip sales accounted for more than two-thirds of the company's profi...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus Features Shown Off On Video

Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus Features Shown Off On Video

The South Korean company's stellar financial results beat expectations and reflect its ability to overcome the fiasco over its Galaxy Note 7s, which it pulled from the market when its batteries were...

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NASA's Cassini Orbiter Makes First 'Grand Finale' Dive

This image made available by NASA in April 2017 shows a still from the short film "Cassini's Grand Finale ", with the spacecraft diving between Saturn and the planet's innermost ring. A NASA mock...

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Humpback calves 'whisper' to avoid being heard by killer whales

Humpback calves 'whisper' to avoid being heard by killer whales

The recordings - the first obtained from tags directly attached to the whales - are published today in Functional Ecology . According to lead author Simone Videsen of Aarhus University, there h...

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Prince William and Kate Middleton Make Each Other Laugh While Playing DJs

Prince William and Kate Middleton Make Each Other Laugh While Playing DJs

A video shared by the British Royal Family this morning is going viral for reiterating an important message about mental health: That simply talking about it - openly, and without shame or fear o...

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Brokers Set Expectations for Regions Financial Corp's Q2 2017 Earnings (RF)

Brokers Set Expectations for Regions Financial Corp's Q2 2017 Earnings (RF)

State Bank Financial Corp had a net margin of 23.17% and a return on equity of 8.57%. First American Financial shares have increased 11 percent since the beginning of the year. Following the compl...

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Woman killed in random attack at Northern California track

Woman killed in random attack at Northern California track

Sgt. Turnbull also said that the women routinely exercised on the track in the morning. KCRA reports (http://bit.ly/2ppl2dB ) that family friend Vicki Butler says the man was choking the younger wom...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 eclipses S7's pre-order record

Fortunately, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Red Tint issue was not a hardware problem like last years' Samsung Galaxy Note 7 had. Samsung may have questioned the mechanical integrity of its Galaxy Note 7 bat...

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Guardiola v Mourinho: Henry decides which manager has had the biggest impact

Manchester City player ratings: Bravo 5; Zabaleta 6, Kompany 7, Otamendi 6, Kolarov 5; Touré 7, Fernandinho 6; Sterling 4, De Bruyne 8, Sané 4; Agüero 8. Mourinho also bemoaned the losses of Marouane ...

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Samsung posts impressive first-quarter profit

The operating profit grew by 48 percent to 9.9 trillion won mainly on stronger demand for the company's components like memories and displays. Though semiconductor products such as memory chips accoun...

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The First Mars Settlement Could Be Built From the Planet's Soil

USA lead scientist Professor Yu Qiao, from the University of California at San Diego, said: "The people who will go to Mars will be incredibly fearless". To make them without additives, heating or bak...

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Samsung Lifted by Strong Memory Chip Sales

South Korea's LG Electronics Inc said today its first-quarter operating profit rose to its highest in almost eight years on strong sales of home appliances and televisions, with revenue likely to incr...

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DNA from dirt: Tracing ancient humans found in 'empty' caves

DNA from dirt: Tracing ancient humans found in 'empty' caves

Mixed in with this animal DNA were small traces of human DNA: The researchers found Neanderthal DNA in four caves, and Denisovan DNA in Denisova Cave. Still, the research team "didn't find any obvious...

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Samsung posts its Q1 Profits on chips, display sales

Samsung expects to continue growing on the back of the memory chip business in the second quarter, driven by demand for high-density DRAM and solid-state drives (SSDs) in the server market. However, S...

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Twitter Is Considering Replacing Thursday Night Football Streams With UFC Fights

Basically, Twitter has a lot in its pipeline and we are assuming that the company could bring in feeds for sports, news, and entertainment programs. Though users can largely shape their own experience...

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Microsoft's sales fall short of estimates, shares dip

Microsoft's sales fall short of estimates, shares dip

Now, with news that their "Cellular PC" based on the concept behind Surface Phone is expected to be launched in the fourth quarter 2017 (per Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf), and the Surface Pro 5 ...

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Has Smashed Another Record

As of 1:27 AM EDT on Monday, April 24, Whitson exceeded the previous record of 534 consecutive days in space set by astronaut Jeff Williams . Ms Whitson broke the NASA cumulative record set a yea...

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