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Microsoft Azure revenue grows 93 percent

Microsoft Azure revenue grows 93 percent For the quarter ending March 31, 2018 the tech ringer from Redmond saw its revenue increase to $26.8 billion (up 16%), with operating income up 23% to $8.3 billion. Microsoft says that revenue from selling Windows 10 Pro licenses to Windows manufacturers was up 11% from the same period in 2017, and that revenue from multi-year Windows 10 service agreements and cloud services was up 21% over the sa... [Full Article...]

Fossils found at White Sands show humans followed sloth creatures

Fossils found at White Sands show humans followed sloth creatures Contrary to what you might expect, the tracks reveal that this fearsome giant ground sloth was not the one pursuing its next meal; in fact, the imposing animal was the one being hunted, and by ancient humans no less. "While it was being distracted and turning, somebody else would come across and try and deliver the killer blow", Bennett said. However, the team noticed that the human footprints w... [Full Article...]

State of Decay 2 heads up May's Xbox Game Pass lineup

State of Decay 2 heads up May's Xbox Game Pass lineup Xbox Game Pass has been a huge success for Microsoft and the Xbox One and this event with Bolt will attempt to bring wider attention to the service. It's definitely worth looking into if gamers haven't checked it out yet, even if only for the exclusive games, which Game Pass holders get to play on launch day . [Full Article...]

'No winners here' - terminal cancer mum settles €2.5M claim

'No winners here' - terminal cancer mum settles €2.5M claim Cervical Check is writing to doctors today to make sure they've told patients the results of the audits of their smear tests. She had another spread test in June 2014 and when it was sent off for examination it demonstrated a high review sore and Ms Phelan was alluded to an advisor. [Full Article...]

Supermarkets make world-first pact to eliminate single-use plastics

Supermarkets make world-first pact to eliminate single-use plastics The pact, led in the United Kingdom by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP ), brings together business with United Kingdom government and NGOs. UKHospitality has emphasised its commitment to tackling packaging waste by signing the Plastic Pact. It is hoped the scheme will be replicated in other countries to form a "powerful global movement for change". [Full Article...]

US Italy-based soldiers walk in Denim Day anti-sexual assault event

US Italy-based soldiers walk in Denim Day anti-sexual assault event The Denim Day effort is coordinated by the Office of Mayor Tom Barrett, the City of Milwaukee Health Department, Milwaukee Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County and more than 20 partner organizations. [Full Article...]

Inc. Sells 1649 Shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Inc. Sells 1649 Shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Meanwhile, the year-old iPhone 7 and 7 Plus accounted for nearly one-fifth of sales, while the two-year old iPhone 6S and 6S Plus had 13 per cent of sales. The company had revenue of $88.29 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $87.62 billion. In a leaked report by Mirabaud Securities at worldwide banking and finance group co-head Neil Campling, the expert went so far as to... [Full Article...]

Wipro Q4 net falls over 20% to Rs 1800 cr

On segment wise revenue break-up, BFSI was the only section which saw positive growth in Q4FY18, by reporting revenue of Rs 3,901.3 crore higher by 11.75% from Rs 3,491.1 crore a year ago same period. Our investments in Wipro HOLMESTM and our automation suite are resulting in consistent productivity improvements. The Board now recommends adoption of the interim dividend as the final dividend for... [Full Article...]

OnePlus confirms 'The Avengers: Infinity War ' edition of OnePlus 6

OnePlus confirms 'The Avengers: Infinity War ' edition of OnePlus 6 The special version will be available in India via Amazon from May 17 itself. OnePlus has released a teaser video for its upcoming OnePlus 6 smartphone. We now have the official date of Indian unveiling of the OnePlus 6 smartphone also. OnePlus previously launched the Star Wars Special Edition OnePlus 5T in partnership with Marvel's parent company, Disney back in December. [Full Article...]

Is It Time to go for Ventas, Inc. (VTR), Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

The company is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Wednesday, July 25th. Analysts anticipate that Edwards Lifesciences Corp will post $3.53 EPS for the current fiscal year. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Also, Director William J. Phd Link sold 12,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 9th. [Full Article...]

YouTube Kids app adds new controls to protect children

YouTube Kids app adds new controls to protect children Google has announced its YouTube Kids app, available for iOS and Android, is set to gain more parental controls, which will include letting parents approve what content their kids can watch, finally. As Engadget notes, YouTube has been under fire since previous year after it was discovered that contents masquerading as videos for children actually contained extremely inappropriate images and to... [Full Article...]

John Krasinski is Having His Best Year

John Krasinski is Having His Best Year The first series of the drama is still months away from launch but has generated significant industry buzz that has led to the early recommission. Per Deadline, the briefest of summaries about a second season goes as follows: somewhere in South America, a risky democratic regime is crumbling and Jack Ryan will face new challenges as he goes up against those in power. [Full Article...]

In New Guinea, human thigh bone daggers were hot property

In New Guinea, human thigh bone daggers were hot property The elaborately carved daggers were stunning , Dominy said. However, they were more than just ornaments. These weapons, if used as intended could be quite deadly, says Nathaniel J. In some unfortunate instances, the warriors also used these bone daggers to kill their own kind when they were already wounded and could no longer come back home with them. [Full Article...]

May 2018 PlayStation Plus Free Games Includes Beyond Two Souls, Rayman Legends

May 2018 PlayStation Plus Free Games Includes Beyond Two Souls, Rayman Legends But what is your opinion about the newest games to come out in May? What do you think of the May 2018 PlayStation Plus free games? What are your thoughts on this month's PS Plus games? The barmy and polarising Beyond: Two Souls is the marquee act, presumably to coincide with Detroit: Become Human's PS4 debut later in the month. [Full Article...]

Belgium Declares Loot Boxes Are Gambling and Illegal

Belgium Declares Loot Boxes Are Gambling and Illegal The Belgian Gaming Commission has declared loot boxes illegal, following in the footsteps of their Dutch counterparts who reached a similar decision last week . Then we also have to make sure that they are not confronted with games of chance when they are looking for fun in a video game. Peter Naessens, director of the Gaming Commission, had a similarly stern response. [Full Article...]

Uranus smells like rotten eggs and farts

Uranus smells like rotten eggs and farts If a person was unfortunate enough to penetrate Uranus' atmosphere, it would be very unpleasant - not because of the smell, but because that person would suffocate after being exposed to the negative 200 degrees Celsius atmosphere made up of mostly hydrogen, helium, and methane. [Full Article...]

Surveying Shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NasdaqGS:ADBE)

About 321,504 shares traded. Spartan Motors, Inc. (SPAR) has risen 125.83% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 21.88% the S&P500. Reinhart Partners holds 2.45% or 218,896 shares in its portfolio. Guggenheim reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $230.00 target price on shares of Adobe Systems in a research note on Tuesday , January 23rd. [Full Article...]

Biggest ever 3D map of the galaxy pinpoints 1.7 billion stars

Biggest ever 3D map of the galaxy pinpoints 1.7 billion stars Uwe Lammers, who is in charge of science operations for the Gaia mission, informed that new DR2 map made by the European Space Agency is the most exhaustive star map of the Milky Way Galaxy ever released , and it will definitely astonish the stargazers across the world. [Full Article...]

Scanning Stock Behavior of: Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

Scanning Stock Behavior of: Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) Sotheby's now has $2.82B valuation . The stock increased 1.43% or $0.0111 during the last trading session, reaching $0.79. About 65,425 shares traded. Patterson (NASDAQ:PTEN) was reduced too. Alpha Beta Stock (ABS) makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend buying or selling of any financial instrument unless that information is subsequently co... [Full Article...]

Amazon working on robot for early 2019, claims Bloomberg report

Amazon working on robot for early 2019, claims Bloomberg report After capturing the imagination of millions of consumers with products and devices such as Kindle , Echo speakers, Fire TV set-up boxes and Fire tablets , Amazon is now planning to come out with robots for the home. Some sources familiar with the project speculate that it could function as a mobile Alexa , following people from room to room where Echo devices aren't around. [Full Article...]


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