Samsung posts highest quarterly profit in 3 years

Samsung posts highest quarterly profit in 3 years The South Korean tech giant on Thursday rejected pressure from an activist shareholder for a major overhaul of its complicated structure. It was the company's biggest quarterly profit since 2013. Samsung has often come under fire from investors, regulators and corporate-governance advocates for its complex cross-shareholding structure across its roughly 60 affiliates. [Full Article...]

Precision Drilling Corp upgraded despite disappointing Q1 results

The oil and gas company reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.11) by $0.05. The firm earned $346.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $345.06 million. [Full Article...]

BlackBerry KeyOne to launch in USA and Canada in late May

BlackBerry KeyOne to launch in USA and Canada in late May We first saw the BlackBerry KeyOne at CES 2017, and it's an impressive attempt at reinventing the enterprise-focused smartphone. Chinese electronics giant TCL, which previous year became the exclusive manufacturer and distributor for BlackBerry-branded smartphones, said Thursday that the new keyboarded, Android-powered BlackBerry KeyOne will go on sale in the USA and Canada next month. [Full Article...]

NASA Spacewalking Suits in Short Supply, Report Finds

NASA Spacewalking Suits in Short Supply, Report Finds Whitson called the space station "a key bridge" between living on Earth and traveling into deep space, and she singled out the station's recycling system that transforms astronauts' urine into drinking water. But she remains still far short of the world title, which is being kept by Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka with his 879 days, the CNN news report added. [Full Article...]

Best bet for life could be one of Saturn's moons

Sunlight doesn't reach all hydrothermal vents here on our planet yet despite the lack of light, it's not uncommon to find a thriving community of life near such vents. Thanks to Cassini, scientists have long known about the moon's geysers, which spew water vapor from cracks at the moon's south pole. The first potential flare up was recorded at 30 miles high in 2014, while the most recent one measu... [Full Article...]

Drunk Man Arrested After Attacking Armless Security Robot

Drunk Man Arrested After Attacking Armless Security Robot The police soon came and determined that Sylvain "appeared confused" and was likely drunk. "The K5 is now back on patrol, while Sylvain has been arrested for 'prowling and public intoxication'". Why did Sylvain attack the K5 robot in the first place? K5 has "recuperated from his injuries" and is back on patrol. The boy was not seriously injured, and Knightscope has adjusted the robots since then... [Full Article...]

Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson inspiring young Iowa students

Whitson is now commanding the International Space Station, and this morning took a congratulatory phone call from President Donald Trump. Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks American spaceflight record for spending the most time in space and is congratulated by President Trump in an Earth-to-space call. [Full Article...]

Verizon Adds $80 Unlimited Option to Prepaid, Features Throttled 480p Video

Verizon Adds $80 Unlimited Option to Prepaid, Features Throttled 480p Video The carrier does not indicate whether this de-prioritization will only take place after the user exceeds some minimum high-speed data usage threshold, such as the post-paid Unlimited plan's 22GB upper limit. If you're seeking to break free and go prepaid today, Verizon's unlimited plan is now live in addition to its other capped plans. Both postpaid and prepaid customers can now enjoy an unlim... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump calls to congratulate record-setting astronaut

Veteran Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the USA space mission record books on Monday for the most time spent in space. "On behalf of our nation, and frankly, on behalf of the world, I'd like to congratulate you". The 57-year-old astronaut has recorded 534 days in orbit, beating -NASA's previous record-holder Jeff Williams, but remains far short of the world mark, which belongs to Russian cosmonaut G... [Full Article...]

Supply shortage of Samsung Galaxy S8 plagues Korea

After some users claimed changing the phone's display settings did not solve the problem, The Korea Herald reported that Samsung told customers to seek an exchange at a service centre. Samsung briefly played with the idea of a Tidal acquisition , but eventually made a decision to get out of the services field altogether to focus on its core hardware business instead. [Full Article...]

Huawei Enjoy 7 Plus Launched With 4GB RAM, Snapdragon 435 Processor

Huawei Enjoy 7 Plus Launched With 4GB RAM, Snapdragon 435 Processor The regular power and volume keys are placed on the right. The phone features a fingerprint scanner on the back, and comes with the Huawei logo below the display. In addition to carrying twice the storage available on the base model, this variant also ups the performance game, coming in with 4GB RAM. Drawing the most attention is the 5.1in Full HD display (1,920 x 1,080 pixels, 432 PPI), which, ... [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus Launch Event In India

Both the Galaxy S8 and the S8+ are exact replicas of each other on first look. This year, Samsung has played safe with the batteries and we have a 3,000 mAh battery on the Galaxy S8 and a 3,500 mAh battery on the Galaxy S8+. Both the phones are powered by a 2.3GHz octa-core Exynos 8895 processor clubbed with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU and 4 gigs of RAM along with 64GB of internal memory. [Full Article...]

Saskatchewan dairy officials concerned with Donald Trump's comments

The president took issue with Canadian changes on milk classification that he said have put farmers in Wisconsin and NY state out of business. A spokeswoman for Canada's dairy industry said Tuesday night there have not been any new taxes on dairy imports. [Full Article...]

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash

Soules' claim to fame on the show was as the low-key farmer from a tiny town in Iowa who had humble beginnings and promised a future wife a very different sort of country life. This is a developing story. We'll have more information as it becomes available. The crash happened north of Aurora, Iowa. According to , a pickup truck and a tractor were involved in the crash, with both vehicl... [Full Article...]

Maxine Waters: 'There's Something Wrong Psychologically' With Bill O'Reilly

While O'Reilly hasn't responded publicly to the latest allegation, he has said generally that the allegations against him are completely "unfounded". More than 50 sponsors have withdrawn ads from his show, The O'Reilly Factor. The impact the scandal could have on 21st Century Fox's attempts to purchase European broadcaster Sky? Others figure that O'Reilly's firing won't be a sticking point f... [Full Article...]

Indian shares end at record closing highs

The gauge had gained 103.29 points in the previous two sessions. IndusInd Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Aurobindo Pharma ended modestly higher. The rupee strengthened to 63.93 a dollar, hitting a 20-month high. Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.2 per cent. Analysts say the market momentum remains strong, but volatility may pick up Thursday on account of expiry of monthly stock and index deri... [Full Article...]

Trump Speaks To Record-Breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson & It's So Awkward

Thirteen Russians have spent more time in space than Whitson, with the world record of 879 days in space now held by Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka. It wasn't clear whether Trump was joking about the new, highly ambitious target. "Water is such a precious resource that we are also cleaning up our urine and making it drinkable, and it's really not as bad as it sounds", Peggy said from inside the... [Full Article...]

Disney sets May 2019 release for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

Both Disney and Lucasfilm are planning many other Star Wars films in the foreseeable future. Star Wars Episode IX has broken with a traditional December release . The film will certainly go out with a bang, as it will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy and J.J. Abrams and will be based on the format of The Last Jedi. [Full Article...]

Attorney discusses friendship between Hernandez & fellow prisoner

Attorney discusses friendship between Hernandez & fellow prisoner At a press conference, Lawrence F. Army Jr. said Kevin Kennedy, the 22-year-old armed robber who Hernandez reportedly befriended at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, was the intended recipient of Hernandez's third suicide note. [Full Article...]

Whale and boat collisions may be more common

Whale and boat collisions may be more common Alex Hill, the lead author of the study, said that a more thorough study of the phenomenon might help them find solutions for both the whales and the boaters. Then, they started paying more attention to these collisions and developed a study on the phenomenon. Many Whales were found in an injured situation during the spring season where they travel to New England for feeding goal. [Full Article...]

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