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GE stocks falls to the lowest level in the past 19 months

GE stocks falls to the lowest level in the past 19 months

Operating cash flow from GE's continuing industrial operations, adjusted to exclude deal taxes and pension plan funding, rose from $65 million to $1.47 billion year over year in the quarter. He acquired power assets from France's Alstom, merged GE's oil and gas business with Baker Hughes, and moved the headquarters to Boston. Cash flow in GE's industrial segment was a positive $1.5 billion after a shocking first-quarter shortfall of $1.6 billion. Read More

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Apple shows off new emojis, here's what Twitterati have to say

There will be new emojis on MacOS , iOS , and watchOS . We've compiled all of the new emoji images released by Apple , which include some (but clearly not all) skin tone and gender variations. "On World Emoji Day, we're taking the time to bid farewell to our old Android emoji, known fondly by fans as "blobs". Though the announcement is celebratory, you'll have to wait a few more months before that T-Rex can head into your iMessage. Read More

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Wake Being Held Today for Murdered NYPD Officer

Wake Being Held Today for Murdered NYPD Officer

Speaker of the New York City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito called it a "worthwhile investment", while State Senator Andrew Lanza said protection of police officers should be an "utmost priority". She was [an] especially warm and erudite woman who fiercely loved her children and went to work every day proud to do her job, to protect us. Our mom, Miosotis Familia , was our pride. Read More

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Lauren Conrad and William Tell welcome first baby Liam James

Lauren Conrad and William Tell welcome first baby Liam James

Conrad and musician Tell got married in September 2014 and Conrad announced her pregnancy in January this year. "Happy New Year! I have a feeling 2017 is going to be the best year yet..." she captioned on Instagram . She also took to Instagram when she shared how spoiled she was during the baby shower . The former reality TV star and William , a graduate of the University of Southern California law school, Wednesday in September 2014. Read More

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Cuomo Calls Lawmakers Back To Albany For 'Extraordinary Session'

Cuomo Calls Lawmakers Back To Albany For 'Extraordinary Session'

Even though the session was called for early afternoon, there's no rule that says the lawmakers have to immediately vote on the governor's bills. "We're now trying to correct our mistake", Senator Neil Breslin (D-Albany) said. Counties, for example, need the state Legislature's permission to charge more than 3 percent for their share of sales tax. Politically influential labor leaders who are allies of Cuomo and most lawmakers have signaled their opposition to a convention. Read More

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USA pharma giant Merck breached in massive cyber attack

USA pharma giant Merck breached in massive cyber attack

The U.S. -based pharmaceutical firm Merck also said it's been hit. Merck & Co. Inc., based in Kenilworth, New Jersey , has also reported that its computer network was compromised due to the hack. "We are taking steps to remedy the issue as quickly as possible", the firm said in a statement . "As a result of these cyber attacks these banks are having difficulties with client services and carrying out banking operations", the central bank said in a statement. Read More

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Apple Releases First Public Beta For New iPhone Operating System

With the upgrade to iOS 11 for iPad, users will find a more desktop-like experience awaiting them. Accept the agreement, navigate to the iOS tab, and download the iOS 11 software. How do you provide feedback to Apple? Luckily, I own the hardcover version, so it's not so hard to say goodbye. But it feels like an overdue productivity-angled addition that should help bring the iPad up to speed with Windows 10-based tablets like the Surface Pro. Read More

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SpaceX successfully launches, lands used rocket

SpaceX successfully launches, lands used rocket

For example, SpaceX gave BulgariaSat (which paid for Friday's launch) enough of a discount to enable their mission . The rocket then landed on a drone ship in the Pacific Ocean. Just incase the rocket's takeoff does not go well the launch window reopens at 2:10PM ET Tomorrow. It is unknown what the fate of this booster will be, but it is unlikely it will fly again due to the hot landing it will face and it being a block 3 or less core. Read More

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Google Says 180VR Videos Are Better Than 360 Ones

Google Says 180VR Videos Are Better Than 360 Ones

These will look like regular videos on desktop or mobile without VR glasses but to get the most out of it you will need some sort of VR headset. Still, you'll be able to view them with headsets like YouTube, Cardboard , and PlayStation VR ( PSVR ), where they'll take up your entire view if you look forwards, but you'll notice the borders when looking around. Read More

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McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

Nauert said that the administration is "contemplating" restricting American travel to North Korea , but a decision has not been reached. When Warmbier was first detained in Pyongyang airport allegedly for a "hostile act" - which turned out according to his conviction to be stealing a propaganda poster - there was already another American in North Korean custody . Read More

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Cavaliers trying to acquire Jimmy Butler

Cavaliers trying to acquire Jimmy Butler

Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Monday afternoon that although the Bulls' asking price for Butler "remains elevated", the Timberwolves have already had discussions with Chicago about a possible trade. 1 overall to draft Markelle Fultz on Thursday. And if and when they land Butler, the C's will then focus their attention on impending free agent Gordon Hayward . Read More

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Sony's Ryan on Switch, Xbox One X, and defending Europe

Leave it to PC World to answer the value question in the best way possible: by attempting to build a 4K-capable gaming PC for the price of an Xbox One X. While the PS4 Pro has 8 GB of RAM the Xbox One X has 12 GB of GDDR5 memory . While there's no questioning the profound impact Halo: Combat Evolved had on the gaming industry, Bungie's integration of Xbox Live with Halo 2 turned the already stellar offline experience into an online entertainment phenomenon. Read More

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Indian-origin doc becomes Ireland's first gay prime minister

The government I lead will not be one of left or right . But in a second piece by Reuters - featured in The New York Times - it looks at his Indian roots, featuring the headline: Immigrant's Son Becomes Ireland's Youngest PM. Although long-awaited, the transition of power has been relatively smooth with Leo Varadkar securing resounding support in a leadership contest, including huge backing among his parliamentary colleagues. Read More

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G7 countries reaffirm climate commitment in Italy, leaving the USA isolated

The top US official at the meeting, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt , left the meeting after only few hours of one-on-one talks held with his counterparts from Germany, Japan , and Britain. Canada, France , Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom signed the communiqué . Withdrawing from the Paris Agreement will cause that relationship to worsen because it sends a signal to the United States' European allies that the U.S.is abandoning them on fighting climate ... Read More

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Xbox Exec Criticizes Sony's Backward Compatibility Stance

Phil Spencer has also provided more details on how the backwards compatibility service would work on Project Scorpio as we get closer to launch. A sample of nearly 1 million active Xbox One accounts obtained by Ars Technica showed that only 1.5 percent of the more than 1.65 billion minutes of Xbox One usage time was spent using backwards compatibility. Read More

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