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Halliburton Company on 10/19/2016 reported its EPS as $0.01 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.06. Revenues for the final quarter of 2016 failed to reach consensus expectations of $4.07bn, coming in at $4.02bn. Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its stake in Halliburton Company by 17.5% in the second quarter. After Halliburton chose past year to pass up on some work that would drag its margins lower in North America, it now wants to defend its market share by ...
  • Obama Surprises Biden With Presidential Medal of Freedom

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    In remarks billed as a joint farewell to family, friends and staff before they leave the White House next week, Obama described Biden as "the finest vice-president we have ever seen" and a "lion of American history". It's just one redditor's thoughts on how brilliant it would be if Obama resigned early and let Joe Biden be President for a week before Trump takes office.
  • HTC U Ultra is a new flagship with a glass body

    HTC U Ultra is a new flagship with a glass body

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    The sheer number of color choices is just one of the many decisions that surprises us and it's evident that the company is out to impress the younger generation by showing their sporty looks than flagship performance. It also has a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 16-megapixel front camera . The 5.2 inch display on the device comes with Gorilla Glass protection and runs on an octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 Chipset.
  • PPI rises rapidly while CPI cools

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    The yuan weakened 6.5 percent against the dollar a year ago, its worst performance since 1994. Li is forecasting that producer prices will increase by 4.2% in 2017, near double the pace he sees for consumer prices at 2.2%. Factors including exchange rate volatility and rising prices of coal and steel as market demand grew steadily have led to continuous rises in PPI, analysts said.
  • Next Nissan Leaf confirmed at electronics show

    Next Nissan Leaf confirmed at electronics show

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    The mobility manager is an individual who utilizes sensor data and vehicle images, which are streamed over a wireless network to evaluate the problem. He further added that Nissan and Japanese internet company DeNA will begin tests to develop driverless vehicles for commercial services, the first phase of which, will begin testing this year in designated zones in Japan, and should be streamlined by the year 2020.
  • Audi and NVIDIA team to put Autonomous auto in road by 2020

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    At a TechTalk round table hosted by top Audi and NVIDIA executives, Audi of America President Scott Keogh touched on that Level 3 autonomous vehicle. German automaker Audi hopes to be one of the first automakers to achieve the feat, and is banking on US graphics chipmaker Nvidia's artificial intelligence auto computing platform, which uses deep learning to negotiate complex real-road conditions.
  • CES 2017: HTC Unveils New Vive Tracker, Headstrap, Untethered VR

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    The Vive Tracker has a screw attachment that lets you connect other peripherals. HTC says that it lasts for 6 hours on a charge, although peripherals may need their own separate batteries as well. Also, there's no word yet on pricing. But the tether will actually be wireless, using a technology called WiGig. In addition to integrating earphones for ease of use, it replaces the elasticated material and strapping of the original Vive headset with a more secure looking rubber harness and padding.
  • Body Found In Pond, 'Suspicion' Is That It's Missing Boy

    Body Found In Pond, 'Suspicion' Is That It's Missing Boy

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    McCoy said Aurora Public Schools were making mental health professionals available to staff and students. There was no "breakage of the ice", Metz said. The boy's family is fully cooperating and the home has been searched several times, police said. As night fell Monday, police held a news briefing as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents again canvassed the neighborhood where the boy lived with his family, which includes three juvenile siblings.
  • SpaceX concludes accident investigation, to start launching rockets again

    SpaceX concludes accident investigation, to start launching rockets again

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    With its anomaly investigation complete, the company hopes to launch a Falcon carrying Iridium's NEXT satellite from Vandenberg on January 8. The scheduled blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket with 10 satellites for the Iridium communications network would come a little more than four months after another Falcon rocket exploded on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral during fueling on September 1.
  • Turkish parliamentary commission approves reform to grant Erdogan more power

    Turkish parliamentary commission approves reform to grant Erdogan more power

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    A Turkish parliamentary committee approved a proposed government bill that would confer executive powers on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office. Erdogan has turned a largely ceremonial presidency into a powerful platform by drawing on his unrivalled popularity. In spite of this, if the proposal receives between 330 and 366 votes, the proposed constitutional change can be brought to a referendum.
  • Investigators want access to Amazon Echo data in murder case

    Investigators want access to Amazon Echo data in murder case

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    Police don't specify what exact data they're looking for or expect to find on Bates' Echo or what it could have captured that night. Bates, who called 911, pleaded not guilty and is scheduled to go to trial next year. At first look, this seems to be a situation similar to Apple's refusal to decrypt the contents of an iPhone used the mass terrorist killings in San Bernardino, California in December 2015.
  • Metal-Clad Coolpad Cool1 Lands In India With 4GB Of RAM

    Metal-Clad Coolpad Cool1 Lands In India With 4GB Of RAM

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    The Cool 1 is powered by a Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor which clocks at 1.8 GHz and Adreno 510 GPU. Another 8MP front facing camera of f/2.2 aperture is provided with 80-degree wide-angle lens. On the software side, the association has opted for LeEco's EUI 5.6 layered on top of Android Marshmallow. Talking about the connectivity features of the smartphone, it is a dual SIM smartphone with 4G support.
  • Ford's Autonomous Hybrid Prototype Debuts at CES Next Week

    Ford's Autonomous Hybrid Prototype Debuts at CES Next Week

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    From the outside, the most noticeable feature is the sleeker profile, which features navigation cameras that are built into luggage-rack-style rails on top and 360-degree lidar sensors that are mounted onto the car's front pillars. According to Chris Brewer, chief program engineer, Ford Autonomous Vehicle Development, the need to develop a robust virtual driver system with the same level of dependability to make decisions as a human has lead to a unique approach - and autonomous cars will ...
  • Aaron Rodgers stays down on field after sack vs. Vikings

    Aaron Rodgers stays down on field after sack vs. Vikings

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    And you'll be hard-pressed to find anyone betting against Green Bay. Assuming the Packers hold off the Vikings for the win, they will improve to 9-6 and vault into prime position to win the NFC North. The Packers' offense has been much more prolific since then, too, amassing yards with a quick passing attack. Right now, Rodgers is the great one.
  • Uber Has a Better Plan than California

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    The DMV has revoked the registration on the grounds that they were "improperly issued" since the vehicles "were not properly marked as test vehicles". Uber won a separate regulatory battle Thursday in Maryland, where the state Public Service Commission backed off a proposal to institute fingerprint background checks for drivers there.
  • President Obama nets his second namesake fish

    President Obama nets his second namesake fish

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    The fish is part of the basset species, which are colorful reef fish found in most home aquariums. Before this, the love and efforts by Barack Obama termed to the incredible research of new species. On Sept. 1, during his trip to Midway Atoll within the Monument, legendary scientist, conservationist and deep ocean explorer Dr. Sylvia Earle gave the President a photograph of the fish that now bears his name.
  • Uber Autonomous Cars Stop After California Cancels Registrations

    Uber Autonomous Cars Stop After California Cancels Registrations

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    The state of California said the vehicles fit the definition and threatened legal action the day after the pilot launch , Business Insider reported. We asked Uber if it plans to apply for the permit, but are still awaiting a response. Uber decided not to follow through with the procedure that regulators set before them, stating that the company is seeking an alternate manner in which it could deploy these vehicles and test them in California.
  • Walgreens & Rite Aid Agree on Store Divestiture Plan

    Walgreens & Rite Aid Agree on Store Divestiture Plan

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    Number of analysts are covering this stock and now stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from no analyst of Thomson Reuters, 2 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating to CVR Energy, Inc. The stock is now trading at Distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.45% while its Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average is 19.33 Percent.
  • The NFL's Twitter account just got hacked

    The NFL's Twitter account just got hacked

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    As I am writing this article it seems the Tweets on the Netflix Twitter account aren't available but we do have screenshots to show what was taking place. "#Hacked #Ourmine Please visit out website to upgrade your security, Thanks", read one of the hacked tweets, while the other was somewhat more comforting, saying "Hey, it's OurMine, Don't worry we are just testing your security, contact us to tell you more about that" along with the group's email address.