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Job Simulator VR studio acquired by Google


Google is investing significant resources into virtual reality as it looks to make its Android smartphone OS the de facto platform for VR through its Daydream initiative. "This means continuing our mission to build VR for everyone, and doing all of this as the same silly Owlchemy Labs you know and love". Founded in 2011 originally as a standard gaming studio, Owlchemy shifted to VR development in 2013 with the release of the first Oculus Rift Software Development Kit. Read More »

SpaceX to launch secret spy mission today, land Falcon

The Falcon 9, according to the paper, will send one of its launch vehicles into space from the Space Coast and it will be carrying a spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office. The Hawthorne space company last month successfully re-launched a previously used first stage to blast a commercial communications satellite into orbit, and then landed the booster on a floating sea platform. Read More »

Revenue Growth Analysis of Sabre Corporation (SABR)

TheStreet upgraded shares of Sabre Corp (NASDAQ:SABR) from a c rating to a b- rating in a research note published on Monday, April 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.09, for a total value of $3,313,500.00. 598,820 are held by Nicholas Wi. Sabre Corp (NASDAQ:SABR) traded up 0.3640% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $24.7899. Blackrock reported 133,805 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Read More »

SpaceX Makes First Launch of US Spy Satellite

The successful liftoff was from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida. NROL-76 was originally scheduled to launch on Sunday, but was delayed due to an issue with a sensor on the first stage engine, according to SpaceX . Few details have been made public about the classified payload of Monday's launch, including the satellite's goal and what orbit it would take. Previously , three first stage boosters successfully landed there after dispatching satellites into orbit. Read More »

KTLA5 owner Tribune Media to be acquired by Sinclair Broadcast Group


Technically, the Federal Communications Commission mandates that a media company can only own multiple TV stations if its nationwide market share does not exceed 39%. Ripley didn't think any of the overlaps would run afoul of the FCC ownership limits or cause Justice Department anti-trust objections, however. Critics of the tie-up, which had been reported for weeks, have argued the deal is a boon for Sinclair, which had unique access to President Donald Trump during his 2016 election campaign. Read More »

Apple reports unexpected fall in iPhone sales

The company reported higher-than-expected profits resulting in earnings per share of $2.10 - higher than the Wall Street expectation of $2.02 earnings per share . Furthermore, the entity's revenues fell by 32% to $53bn (£41bn) in the March quarter. Profit stood at $11.03 billion, slightly more than the $10.5 billion it reported for the same period previous year. Read More »

Fit-again Rohit, Shami in Champions Trophy squad


The announcement came after a delay of more than two weeks after missing the April 25 deadline set by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to name the team. He is one cricketer we are looking at for our future. Yuvraj Singh is included in the squad led by Virat Kohli, as is star spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who has recently been struggling with a hernia. Read More »

SpaceX rocket lifts off on secret mission for USA military

The 230-foot rocket, carrying NROL-76 payload, blasted off from its seaside launch pad at Kennedy Space Center at 7:15 a.m. (1115 GMT) on Monday. The launch was originally scheduled for Sunday at 7:00am but a sensor issue delayed the launch by one day. Read More »

Warren Buffett says coal won't make a comeback

Buffett also used the meeting to criticise U.S. bank, Wells Fargo & Co for failing to stop employees from signing up customers for bogus accounts even after learning it was happening, causing a scandal which is still impacting the bank. Regulated utility units, for example, are not likely to enjoy lower tax rates as savings, in Buffett's view, would be passed on to customers. Warren Buffett is considered one of the world's greatest investors, yet even he makes mistakes. Read More »

Comey invited to testify at US Senate next week


She asked him how the firing of Comey will affect relations between the United States and Russian Federation. Part of the problem, it seems, is with the way Trump dismissed Comey - namely, out of the blue and without so much as an opportunity to save face. Read More »

Chesapeake Energy Co. (CHK) Earns Sell Rating from FBR & Co

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CHK . Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Chesapeake Energy Corporation and for the current quarter 28 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.15/share. Read More »

Apples' Revenue Jumps 4.6% in 'Strong' Q2

Many analysts anticipate that the company will deliver a completely redesigned iPhone later this year. Apple's market value fell more than 2% after hours on the Nasdaq. "If we see Apple downplaying expectations before the next upgrade cycle, it might mean that the company isn't confident it will beat those expectations", he added. Read More »

Guardians Of The Galaxy 2: 1st Weekend Box Office Collections In India


Back in March, box office analysts predicted a $160 million box office opening weekend for Guardians 2, but it came in slightly under those projections. Baby Groot burns up the dance floor in " Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ". Get used to seeing " Guardians 2 " on top. According to Slashfilm , this timeline coincides with the release of the previous film. Read More »

Snap posts big 1Q loss, higher revenue, misses expectations

More importantly, Snap ended the first quarter with 166 million users, which means the company only added 5 million users in the first quarter. The company said it averaged 161 million daily users last December. It's unclear how Snapchat's young user base, which Spiegel famously said he does not want to send "creepy" ads to, will respond. "I think we were a little bit late to the trend initially around making cameras the center of how sharing works", Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on an ... Read More »

Reliance Jio 4G services to improve with JioFiber home broadband


The Reliance Jio customer care team informed that the JioFiber preview offer is being launched in Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Surat, and Vodadara. A Twitter user in September had said the preview offer is available in Pune as well. The product is said to provide "the best indoor coverage and connectivity with the Fiber Home Gateway", as a Reliance officer informs. Read More »

Mnuchin Says Reaching 3% U.S. Economic Growth May Take Two Years


The reduction in the corporate rate, which budget experts said could, cost the government as much as $2.4 trillion over a 10-year period is larger than what Republicans in the House proposed in the plan of their own. "He has an open mind", Spicer said. Although the stock market has reacted positively to Trump's election - with the S&P 500 index up 11 percent since November - critics of the tax plan have said it is ambitious and lacks details. Read More »

Microsoft to Rival Chromebooks Soon - Hardware Changes Coming

Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled two brand new products, including a new operating system and a brand new computer to go along with it. Windows 10 S targets students and teachers, and the Surface Laptop is Microsoft's alternative to Apple's MacBook Air and Google's cheap Chromebooks , which will run the new Windows 10 fork out of the box. Read More »

Samsung posts record first quarter profits as semiconductor demand surges


The designer gave the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 concept a 6.4-inch QHD+ Infiniti Display screen that will be fitted with a 16MP dual camera and a 13MP front camera. The investigation by the company revealed that batteries were the problem. But despite it all, Samsung is coming off a quarter in which it posted its highest profit in three years. Read More »

Korea's Moon over election victory

The 64-year-old won almost 11.7 million, or 40.3 per cent, of all votes counted as of 2:47 a.m. local time, Yonhap news agency quoted the National Election Commission (NEC) as saying. His election will end the political turmoil in South Korea, which was primarily caused by the impeachment of former President Park Geun-hye due to allegations of corruption. Read More »

Amazon's Latest Alexa-Enabled Device Has a Screen

While you can already do that in a large number of ways, it might be easiest on the Echo Show, it's already sitting there on your counter. Even as Amazon announces its new Echo Show today, the company is also planning to add more features to all of its older Echo devices as well. Read More »

Amazon's new Echo smart speaker with a touchscreen launches tomorrow


The device allows people to use their voice to get answers to questions, turn on lights, order items like diapers, and request an Uber vehicle pick them up. Amazon also recently introduced the new Echo Look , which features a camera but no screen. Amazon is in a battle with fellow technology giants, Apple, Google, and Microsoft, to dominate the home speaker market. Read More »

Macron eyes legislative elections after landslide victory in French presidential polls


As the media across the world broadcast jubilation from Macron's victory celebration outside the Louvre museum in Paris , others joined the Monday's self-proclaimed "Social Front" marches through Paris to protest Macron's election. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he wanted to work together with Macron on a "progressive agenda" to "promote global security, increase collaboration in science and technology, and create good, middle-class jobs on both sides of the Atlantic". Read More »

Human Rights Lawyer Moon Jae In Sworn In As South Korean President

He was followed by his contenders, Hong Joon-pyo and Ahn Cheol-soo, with 24 percent and 21 percent, respectively. After bowing to honour the former presidents, independence fighters and war heroes at the cemetery, Mr Moon wrote in the visitor book: "A country worth being proud of; a strong and reliable president!" Moon, 64, a son of North Korean refugees, faces the challenge of enacting changes to limit the power of big business and address the abuses uncovered in his predecessor's ... Read More »