Samsung back on song as chips drive best quarter in 3 years

According to Samsung Newsroom , this is the company's second-highest quarterly operating profit ever and it was beaten only by its 10.16 trillion won ($9.34 billion) figure, which was generated back in Q3 2013. Samsung Electronics said Friday its ... More..

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Freeland wins debut as Rockies top Dodgers
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Freeland wins debut as Rockies top Dodgers

Naturally, it lines him up against the best pitchers in the National League. "We knew we had a good squad", Reynolds said. Three pitches later, Kershaw did something he'd never done in the major leagues befor...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Samsung forecasts best quarterly profit in over three years as chips soar

Samsung said its focus in 2017 in the components business was to boost profitability in DRAM and NAND, as it was seeing continuing growth in demand for these components for data center servers and mobile devic...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Trump explained U.S. position on THAAD to Xi - S.Korea

In an effort to make gains for U.S. manufacturing workers, Trump may use the summit to push for more Chinese investment in American infrastructure. "But in order for that to happen, North Korea's posture has ...More..

Hawks missing Millsap, Bazemore against Cavaliers
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Hawks missing Millsap, Bazemore against Cavaliers

In the second half of Thursday's game, Boston did a number of things well but more than anything else, they played with great effort and a sense of urgency - things we haven't seen enough of from this crew late...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

LG Elec says Q1 operating profit likely up 82 percent

We already have evidence of the same in the form of previous quarterly reports , where these businesses contribute about 68 percent to the overall operating profit. Choi, a former Samsung Group vice chairman c...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

In Striking Syria, Trump Made All the Right Calls

But was the strike legal? Russia's determination to protect its investment in Assad has been underscored by its repeated interventions in recent years: brokering deals, buying time , keeping the family in po...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Samsung forecasts 48% profit surge in Q1 2017

Samsung Group's de facto leader appeared in court on Friday after his arrest seven weeks ago on charges including bribery, embezzlement, perjury, diverting assets overseas and concealing gains from a criminal...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Samsung's crazy day: Bumper profits, new phone and its chief on trial

Its sales stayed almost flat at 50 trillion won ($44 billion) during the first quarter. But that might not be such a bad sign, considering the Galaxy S7 launched in Q1 previous year and the Galaxy S8 isn't ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

One For Arthur wins thrilling Grand National

After two false starts, the 40 horses finally set off on the 30-fence, four-and-a-half mile marathon and with just two obstacles to clear, Blaklion came to the front and looked the likely victor. One For Arthur...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

US Navy strike group to move toward Korean peninsula

The strike group arrived in Singapore on April 4 after completing a two-week stay in the waters off the Korean peninsula, where it participated in the annual "Foal Eagle" military exercise conducted by South Ko...More..

Samsung forecasts best quarterly profit in over 3 yrs as chips soar
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Samsung forecasts best quarterly profit in over 3 yrs as chips soar

The final results for the quarter are expected later this month. Securities firm FnGuide released the forecast for an on-year increase Thursday, which would take profits to 11.7 trillion won ($10.3 billion). ...More..

Syrian rebels welcome USA missile attack
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Syrian rebels welcome USA missile attack

Earlier this week, a suspected chemical attack hit the town of Khan Sheikhun in Idlib, killing at least 87 civilians, including 31 children. It says the Syrian government launched the attack from the Shayrat ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Samsung's S8, S8+ rounded up on every major telco

Samsung launched the S8 with many new security features, such as an iris scanner and a fingerprint sensor. It takes a couple of times to get it right, but the video , which was earlier reported on by SamMobil...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Samsung heir accused of bribery, perjury as trial opens

Samsung vice-chairman and de facto leader Lee Jae-Yong has appeared in court in South Korea to stand trial on bribery charges. The major South Korean firm's vice chairman, who is known professionally as Jay Y...More..

Volunteers find new system of four super-Earths within hours
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Volunteers find new system of four super-Earths within hours

The discovery is now being written up as a scientific paper, soon to be submitted for publication. "In the seven years I've been making Stargazing Live this is the most significant scientific discovery we'v...More..

Japan extends unilateral sanctions against N.Korea
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Japan extends unilateral sanctions against N.Korea

South Korea, U.S. military bases in the Pacific Ocean and the U.S. mainland are all within range, and could be fired upon at any time, according to the article. President Trump is reportedly weighing plans to...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Trial of Samsung heir focuses on father-to-son succession

Results in the first quarter seem likely to mirror those in the last three months of 2016, when Samsung similarly reported a sharp increase in profits and flat sales thanks to good business at its memory ch...More..

SpaceX makes history by launching and returning first reusable rocket
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

SpaceX makes history by launching and returning first reusable rocket

That may happen as soon as today, with the SES-10 mission to deliver a communications satellite to geostationary transfer orbit. This morning (Friday), SpaceX reached an incredible technological breakthroug...More..

Gladys claims voters are 'happy' to see her, but expects byelection swing
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Gladys claims voters are 'happy' to see her, but expects byelection swing

Labor held the redrawn Gosford in 2007, lost it amid the rout of 2011, then recovered it in 2015 by a margin of 203 votes. But the premier was forced to brush off criticism about an embarrassing gaffe made by...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Hillary Clinton Gives Her First Interview Since the Election

I don't know that any of them had ever even read the bill, read the law, understood how it worked. "I'm only going to say this once, though you deserve to hear it a hundred times ", Bee said to Clinton. "We ...More..

Far Cry 4 director leaves Ubisoft, starts new studio
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Far Cry 4 director leaves Ubisoft, starts new studio

Announcing the news on Twitter, he revealed that he co-founded a new company with some "wonderful people" called Typhoon Studios , where he'll also serve as creative director. As mentioned, the developer made ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

USA lawmakers back Syria strikes, ask for broader strategy

Two U.S. Navy war ships fired off 59 cruise missiles, targeting an air base in central Syria Thursday night. The president said the dramatic strike from U.S. Trump, he said, should be "prepared to take ot...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

What Does Galaxy S8 Mean for Apple's Next iPhone Release?

The traditional physical home button has also been removed from the front face of the new Samsung phones in favor of a screen-integrated, pressure-sensitive control area. The company noted that the handset come...More..

Bhadrak clashes: Securitymen stage flag-march, curfew to continue till Sunday
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Bhadrak clashes: Securitymen stage flag-march, curfew to continue till Sunday

Notably, curfew has been extended and will remain in force till 8 am tomorrow. All entry and exit points have been sealed and nobody is allowed to enter the town or move out, they said. "Though police have be...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump says Susan Rice may have committed a crime, defends O'Reilly

Or maybe it's not sexism or racism, but the fact that Rice - with her clear history of dishonest public statements - has totally altered her story. I've never seen people so indignant, including many Democrat...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Assad Regime: Trump Airstrikes Make US a 'Partner' of Islamic State

But Trump, pointing out that "beautiful babies were cruelly murdered in this very barbaric attack", and maintaining "No child of God should ever suffer such horror", said it is in the "vital national security i...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Uber Is Now Banned in All of Italy

Uber will have ten days to cut off its smartphone apps in Italy, but has said it will appeal the decision. Judge Alfredo Landi reportedly also imposed a €10,000 fine on the ride-hailing company for every ad...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Kushner and Bannon beef continues to broil

In what would easily be one of the biggest political moves in history, reports are saying that Donald Trump is actually considering dumping Steve Bannon and Reince Preibus from his administration. She told The...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

United Nations holds emergency talks after US Syria attack

The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to meet Friday for a briefing on the US strikes. Which is really sad for our now completely ruined relations. A key test of whether the relationship can be salva...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

The US warned the Russians ahead of Syria missile strikes

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the strike does not signal a new USA offensive in Syria , where there are already almost 1,000 US troops focused on the fight against ISIS. Russian news agency Tass...More..

GeForce 381.65 drivers add support for the Titan Xp
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

GeForce 381.65 drivers add support for the Titan Xp

But Nvidia isn't just improving the way its hardware works with games. We were impressed after spending some quality time with Ansel late a year ago, but the high resolution screenshot tool is also a bit of a r...More..

Honda recalls Accords in the US to check replaced air bags
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Honda recalls Accords in the US to check replaced air bags

A federal judge in Detroit on Thursday appointed former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III to administer and disburse almost $1 billion in restitution to companies and consumers who purchased airbag systems c...More..

Bayern's Neuer, Mueller to miss Dortmund game, ready for Real
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Bayern's Neuer, Mueller to miss Dortmund game, ready for Real

With a 10-point lead over RB Leipzig atop the Bundesliga table, they are virtually guaranteed to win their fifth successive league title, holding a greater than 99 percent chance of finishing first, according ...More..

North and South Korea women face off in Pyongyang football match
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

North and South Korea women face off in Pyongyang football match

The 15 members said they were concerned about North Korea's "highly destabilizing behavior" and "flagrant and provocative defiance of the Security Council". North Korea's Kim is likely quaking in his boots over...More..