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RIL quarterly profit jumps a quarter, Jio opens account

RIL quarterly profit jumps a quarter, Jio opens account At a consolidated level, RIL, which is the country's largest private sector firm, beat estimates with its net profit coming in at Rs 9,423 crore compared with Rs 7,533 crore in the same period a year ago - a growth of 25 per cent. Profit from the refining and marketing business was marginally down at Rs 6,165 crore as compared to Rs 6,194 crore in Q3 of last fiscal. While its oil and gas busines... [Full Article...]

All eyes on Apple after announcing 2nd headquarters plans

All eyes on Apple after announcing 2nd headquarters plans However, Cook's attempts to refute the "tax avoider" charge have been remarkably content-free, typically amounting to little more than " Apple...pays lots of taxes ". Apple had set aside $36.3 billion in anticipation of tax payments on its foreign campus. Apple has been seeking planning permission for an €850m data centre in Athenry for nearly three years. [Full Article...]

Bitcoin Boom Forecaster Remains Bullish On Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin Boom Forecaster Remains Bullish On Cryptocurrencies Separately, Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol told a news conference that "cryptocurrency is not a legal currency and is not being used as such as of now". Since that recovery, an array of virtual currencies have been on a almost uninterrupted tear. He expects Bitcoin's closest rival, Ethereum , to climb to USD1,900 and Ethereum Classic, which was forked out of the original Ethereum platform... [Full Article...]

Tom Hardy's Rap Mixtape From 1999 Has Emerged And It's Legit Good

Tom Hardy's Rap Mixtape From 1999 Has Emerged And It's Legit Good A mixtape called "Falling On Your A*** In 1999" features the Hollywood actor , 40, rapping under the moniker "Tommy No.1". Perhaps Guy Ritchie heard this before casting him in RocknRolla? Hardy, who would have been around 22 at the time, is credited with writing and performing the lyrics on the 18-track compilation. [Full Article...]

Maruti Suzuki's new Swift to launch at Auto Expo 2018, bookings open

Maruti Suzuki's new Swift to launch at Auto Expo 2018, bookings open Commenting on the all-new Swift, Mr R.S. Kalsi, Senior Executive Director (Marketing and Sales) at Maruti Suzuki India said, "We will take the excitement to a new height with the all-new Swift". On the design front, the steeply raked windscreen and floating roof of the new version carry forward the young flavour associated with Swift brand. [Full Article...]

You Might Want To Turn Off Instagram's New, Humiliating 'Activity Status'

You Might Want To Turn Off Instagram's New, Humiliating 'Activity Status' Less than 24 hours since we learned of Instagram's new text fonts for Stories , the Facebook-owned app has added another feature. The new Activity Status is enough to give Instagram addicts even more anxiety . 18). If a given contact is using Instagram at that moment, you'll see the words "Active Now". Read receipts and active messenger alerts were great in theory but over time, have become ... [Full Article...]

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW), Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW), Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) Shares are clocking price at $102.70 with change of 2.00%. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( WMT)'s value Change from Open was at 1.53% with a Gap of 0.46%. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Its the same as in 2017Q2. 881.34 million shares or 0.46% more from 877.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rwwm holds 14.32% or 511,084 shares in its portfolio. [Full Article...]

Xbox Exec Comments on New Elite Controller Rumors

Xbox Exec Comments on New Elite Controller Rumors Providing a first look at the new features available to gamers on the next version of the Xbox Elite controller . The anonymous poster claims that the new version of the controller will have a USB Type-C port for charging and Bluetooth support for Windows 10 PCs. [Full Article...]

Futures edge higher after Morgan Stanley results

Futures edge higher after Morgan Stanley results Morgan Stanley edged higher on Thursday after it reported fourth-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations. Analysts on average were looking for 77 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. S. bank rose almost 2 percent to $56.40 in pre-market trade. With most expense cuts having already been made and an expected tax cut about to take hold, the question now is whether t... [Full Article...]

Intel's Meltdown And Spectre Patches Causing Reboots On PCs With Newer Processors

Intel's Meltdown And Spectre Patches Causing Reboots On PCs With Newer Processors Intel's executive vice president and general manager of the Data Center Group, Navin Shenoy , posted a new blog on the company's ongoing work at implementing a fix to safeguard users against being exploited by the Spectre and Meltdown flaws that were unveiled earlier in the new year. [Full Article...]

Detroit Auto Show celebrating an era about to end?

Detroit Auto Show celebrating an era about to end? Autoblog is suggesting that Mach 1 could become Ford's preferred designation for all future performance vehicles , just as AMG and Polestar denote hotted up models from Mercedes and Volvo, respectively. Ford says it will spend RM44 billion to create hybrid and electric versions of its cars. The presence of so many new, pricey pickups is a concession by the automakers to the reality that cons... [Full Article...]

Internet's Nintendo Labo Meme Game is Pretty Strong!

Internet's Nintendo Labo Meme Game is Pretty Strong! That's a recipe for broken strings, ripped cardboard, tears, and shouts of "Why did we pay 80 bucks for THIS?" If you've ever anxious that video game consoles don't inspire creativity in your child the same way model kits and Lego creations do, Nintendo Labo is for your family. [Full Article...]

Africa Summons US Diplomat Over Trump's Reported Vulgar Remarks

Africa Summons US Diplomat Over Trump's Reported Vulgar Remarks Trump stunned lawmakers in a recent White House meeting on immigration when, according to multiple reports, he asked, "Why are we having all these people from s--hole countries come here?" The US Embassy and its top diplomat responded by saying, "there has been no change in the United States" dedication to our partners across the Continent" and that "the United States deeply respects the people ... [Full Article...]

Google's Project Fi Adds Unlimited 'Bill Protection'

Google's Project Fi Adds Unlimited 'Bill Protection' If you only use 1.4 GB of data, at the end of the month you'll pay just $34 instead of $80. This is what Google specifically wants to change. If you're on the latter, it will kick in at different usage points, depending on the number of people in your plan. [Full Article...]

Overwatch's Blizzard World Map Has Its Grand Opening on January 23

Overwatch's Blizzard World Map Has Its Grand Opening on January 23 Following a tease from game director Jeff Kaplan , who said that he hoped the new Overwatch map would become available "before the end of the month", the release date of Blizzard World has now been confirmed. Twitch recently bought the exclusive rights to livestream the Overwatch League's first two seasons for a reported $90 million. Want to get into Blizzard's take on esports? These incl... [Full Article...]

Facebook Messenger commits to trimming the fat in 2018

Facebook Messenger commits to trimming the fat in 2018 On Tuesday 16 January 2018, David Marcus the Head of Messenger at Facebook revealed, in a post on the platform, that the Messenger app will undergo some major changes in 2018. Facebook wants to make Messenger "the best way to spend time together when you're apart". Messenger group chats already have lots of features like the ability to react to an individual message, the option to mention s... [Full Article...]

Samuel Woodward Charged With University Of Pennsylvania Student's Murder

Samuel Woodward Charged With University Of Pennsylvania Student's Murder Los Angeles reported that criminal charges were slated to be filed against Samuel Lincoln Woodward, a 20-year-old man arrested in connection with Bernstein's death. Sam Woodward, a former high-school classmate of Bernstein's, was taken into custody Friday on suspicion of homicide. As CrimeOnline previously reported , Blaze, a University of Pennsylvania student, was home for the holidays wh... [Full Article...]

Alleged Moto G6 Plus prototype unit pictures leaked online

Alleged Moto G6 Plus prototype unit pictures leaked online The Moto X5 leak shows minimal bezels around the display, bringing it closer to other recent flagships from rival companies. The on-screen button sits at the place where we usually find the 3-button navigation bar. Shared by DroidLife , the leaked photo reveals interesting details about the design and features of the upcoming Moto smartphones. Apart from this, the company is also launching a ... [Full Article...]

Apple plans to repatriate its overseas cash

Apple plans to repatriate its overseas cash Apple said it expects to invest more than $30 billion in capital expenditures in the USA over the next five years and create more than 20,000 new jobs. In addition, Apple has already helped indirectly create over 2 million jobs, and it said it expects its $350 billion to help generate even more jobs indirectly. [Full Article...]

NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) Shares Sold by Stifel Financial Corp

NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) Shares Sold by Stifel Financial Corp BlackRock Inc. now owns 18,896,814 shares of the semiconductor provider's stock worth $2,068,256,000 after buying an additional 7,044,701 shares during the last quarter. 1,985 shares were sold by Jassy Andrew R, worth $1.96 million. The insider Baer Marc H sold $300,346. Strs Ohio now owns 342,348 shares of the semiconductor provider's stock worth $26,819,000 after buying an additional 90,900 shar... [Full Article...]


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