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Nokia 8's price slashed by P5,000 for March

Nokia 8's price slashed by P5,000 for March It is reported that HMD is preparing for Nokia 8 Pro launch in August 2018 while the Nokia 9 expected to launch later in September. The two are Nokia 8 Pro and Nokia 9 . Due to these design characteristics, the Nokia 8110 was called the banana phone back then. As a side note, the rumored Nokia 9 in 2017 turned out to be the Nokia 8 Sirocco . [Full Article...]

Washington Governor Signs First State Net Neutrality Bill

Washington Governor Signs First State Net Neutrality Bill At least 25 other states are considering net neutrality bills, including California, Illinois, and NY. The law will prevent Big Telecom from slowing down internet access, prioritizing certain traffic, or censoring content online. Because the FCC prohibited state laws from contradicting its decision, opponents of the Washington law have said it would lead to lawsuits. State attorneys general ... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Racks Up 50th Launch Of Falcon 9 Rocket

SpaceX Racks Up 50th Launch Of Falcon 9 Rocket On Tuesday, SpaceX will make an attempt at putting the satellite in transfer orbit before it transitions to a geostationary orbit and then to its final position at 30 W, said a release from Hispasat . Following ULA's launch last Thursday of the GOES-S weather satellite, the mission was the second in five days from the Eastern Range, and the sixth overall from the Cape this year. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom companies urge less water use after post-storm thaw

United Kingdom companies urge less water use after post-storm thaw With water issues happening right across the country, the supplier of bottled water is under pressure and the company is doing all it can to get additional deliveries to areas without water. This will make a real difference. Outside taps are especially vulnerable to freezing temperatures and bursts may not be obvious. There has been an increase in leaks across networks as the Beast from the East a... [Full Article...]

Qualcomm says Broadcom deal opens national security issues

Qualcomm says Broadcom deal opens national security issues Wrapping up the move from Singapore and redomiciling in the United States relatively quickly could remove a roadblock to the proposed deal by calming concerns at the inter-agency Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), which has the power to stop deals that could harm national security. [Full Article...]

Dow Down More Than 2% On Worries Over US Tariffs

Dow Down More Than 2% On Worries Over US Tariffs Stocks slumped on Wall Street, breaking the longest streak of positive monthly returns in the history of the Standard & Poor's 500 index. A two-day pullback became a three-day swoon Thursday as equity traders fretted about global retaliation after President Donald Trump said the USA will slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. [Full Article...]

Oil Prices Rise on Libya Supply Issues

The IEA, a bloc of 29 countries, advises its member states on industry trends, and the report's release comes at the start of the global oil conference known as CERAWeek. OPEC and other major producers agreed to cut combined output by about 1.8 million bpd to drain a global oil glut. Unless there is a change to the fundamentals, the effective global spare capacity cushion will fall to only 2.2% of... [Full Article...]

S/Africa identifies source of deadly listeriosis outbreak

S/Africa identifies source of deadly listeriosis outbreak Retailers rushed to pull meat products made at a factory associated with the oubreak. The outbreak has claimed 180 lives in South Africa and has been described by the World Health Organisation as the biggest documented outbreak of listeria . [Full Article...]

Amazon Might Launch A Branded Checking Account With Big Banks

Amazon Might Launch A Branded Checking Account With Big Banks Amazon has been in talks with JPMorgan Chase JPM and Capital One COF about its proposal to launch a product similar to traditional checking accounts, TheWall Street Journalsaid Monday. And past year, Amazon dipped its toes into the deposit business with Prime Reload, which gives customers a 2 per cent bonus when they use their debit card to move funds from a bank account to an Amazon balance t... [Full Article...]

IShares 0-5 Year TIPS Bond (STIP) Rises 0.04% for Mar 3

First Trust Advisors LP increased its stake in iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond by 12.7% in the 3rd quarter. Litman Gregory Asset Management LLC now owns 1,070 shares of the company's stock valued at $117,000 after buying an additional 779 shares during the period. [Full Article...]

Flights cancelled or delayed due to heavy snow

Flights cancelled or delayed due to heavy snow It has also cancelled more than 50 flights from Dublin Airport, although some are still scheduled to fly. Around 30 flights to and from Aberdeen have been cancelled today. Cork Airport is working to clear runways, taxiways and roadways. Dublin Airport is suspending all flights until Saturday morning. Ryanair has announced that it is now planning for a return to full operations, in all Iris... [Full Article...]

Brief Power Outage Causes Delay At NHL Stadium Series Game

Brief Power Outage Causes Delay At NHL Stadium Series Game Naval Academy, either. The Washington Capitals' return to the outdoors, along with their return to Maryland, was a success. And as an outdoor game, there were distractions. The fourth line of Plekanec - acquired at the trade deadline from rival Montreal - with Leo Komarov and Kasperi Kapanen sets the Maple Leafs up well for the stretch run and playoffs. [Full Article...]

Congress turned down proposal of alliance in Tripura: Mamata Banerjee

Congress turned down proposal of alliance in Tripura: Mamata Banerjee The incumbent Left government, in power in the state for 25 years, was routed by the BJP that earlier had less than a 2 per cent vote share in Tripura . In Agartala town, cries of "Jai Siyaram and Bharat Mata ki Jai" filled the air at the BJP office where national general secretary Ram Madhav declared that his party will form the next government in Tripura. [Full Article...]

Brace for powerful winds across the Charlotte area on Friday

Brace for powerful winds across the Charlotte area on Friday A Flood Watch is in effect through Friday night for the tri-state area. Minor to moderate level tidal flooding is expected, 2 to 3 feet above normal. As the powerful coastal storm hits the East Coast, several schools in the area are closed or reporting delays. [Full Article...]

Smith & Wesson Parent Cuts Forecast, Sees Weak Market Ahead

Finally, Quantbot Technologies LP grew its position in American Outdoor Brands by 114.6% in the 3rd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,012,767 shares of the company's stock valued at $77,204,000 after buying an additional 502,638 shares in the last quarter. [Full Article...]

No Anchorage flight delays from East Coast storm

No Anchorage flight delays from East Coast storm The pilots themselves did not fare much better. Passengers on the short flight from Charlottesville to Washington D.C. met a messy end to their journey as their plane attempted to land in the middle of a Bomb Cyclone earlier this week. became ill" but that nobody required medical attention. More than a dozen flights out of Dulles, in Northern Virginia, were canceled Friday and thousands mo... [Full Article...]

Stock indexes waver as investors parse Fed chief's comments

Stock indexes waver as investors parse Fed chief's comments Though rising long-term interest rates and recent equity market volatility have tightened financial conditions, Powell said, "we do not see these developments as weighing heavily on the outlook for economic activity, the labor market and inflation". [Full Article...]

USA approves possible sale of javelin missiles worth $47 mln to Ukraine

USA approves possible sale of javelin missiles worth $47 mln to Ukraine While Ukraine has said the weapons would be used defensively, Moscow said they would encourage force. But lawmakers from both parties have been broadly supportive of selling lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said back in December that any weapons provided by the USA would be used to protect Ukrainian solider and civilians. [Full Article...]

Results today: Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya on tenterhooks

Results today: Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya on tenterhooks However, a third exit poll predicts a close contest between the CPM and the BJP in the 60-member assembly. Balloting in the Charilam (reserved for the tribals) has been deferred to March 12 after the death of a CPI-M candidate. The CPI-M had won 49 of the 55 seats it contested while the Congress managed to win 10 out of 48 seats it contested. Nagaland Chief Electoral Abhijit Sinha said, ... [Full Article...]

Wall St reverses course to move higher after Powell comments

Wall St reverses course to move higher after Powell comments Euro zone government bond yields rose on Wednesday after new Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell said the USA economy had strengthened since December and inflation will rise, encouraging bets that the Fed might raise rates four times in 2018. [Full Article...]


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