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Amazon Plans To Send People To Set Up Your 'Smart Home'

Amazon Plans To Send People To Set Up Your 'Smart Home' On Monday morning, Recode reported that Amazon was quietly building out its own competitor to Best Buy's Geek Squad gadget fix and installation service. Of course, the consultants will help put together an Amazon shopping list and help schedule one of their on-site technicians if they're available where you live. [Full Article...]

Britvic Plc 1.3% Potential Decrease Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove

Britvic Plc 1.3% Potential Decrease Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of GBX 455.07 ($5.89). The rating was disclosed in analysts note on Friday, 7 July. ( NASDAQ:NUVA ), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Piper Jaffray maintained Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) on Wednesday, July 27 with "Overweight" rating. [Full Article...]

U.S. nonfarm payrolls total 222000 in June vs 179000 expected

U.S. nonfarm payrolls total 222000 in June vs 179000 expected Revised data for April and May showed 47,000 more jobs created than previously reported . The U.S. economy created 222,000 new jobs in June, well above Wall Street's forecast. But the automobile sector lost a further 1,300 jobs as slowing sales and bloated inventories force manufacturers to cut back on production. In the first six months of this year, hiring has averaged almost 180,000 jobs a mon... [Full Article...]

Instagram now lets you reply to Stories with photos and video

Instagram now lets you reply to Stories with photos and video The feature is included in the latest update, and is simple and user-friendly. To do so, just tap the camera button in the lower left corner of your screen when watching a Story . "From selfies to Boomerangs, now you can be even more fun and playful when you respond to friends", Instagram wrote in a blog post . Users will be able to reply to Instagram Stories with this update in a couple o... [Full Article...]

Women in the White House are paid less than their male coworkers

Women in the White House are paid less than their male coworkers Around 47 percent of the 359 regular employees at the White House are women - and 53 per cent men. There's one major reason for this , CNN reports: more women than men are working in lower-ranking positions. As with many topics, the White House has given mixed messages on its dedication to ensuring equal pay between the sexes. The gender pay difference nationally is 82 cents for women... [Full Article...]

North Korea to give death penalty to Kim Jong Un assassination plotters

North Korea to give death penalty to Kim Jong Un assassination plotters Moon supports both sanctions and dialogue leading to a suspension or freeze of North Korea's nuclear development. The reclusive state claimed in May the NIS, along with intelligence agents from the USA, had been planning to kill North Korea's Supreme Leader, who is protected from even the slightest insult in his homeland. [Full Article...]

Nintendo goes classic with mini Super Nintendo console

Nintendo goes classic with mini Super Nintendo console NES, one of the greatest video game systems, is making a comeback through the Super NES Classic Edition . If the SNES Classic is anything like it's predecessor, the NES Classic , fans should expect it to fly off the shelves very quickly regardless of the extra units! The short controller length of the original NES Classic was a popular complaint amongst customers, which led to some using wirel... [Full Article...]

Kyle Busch's team faces penalty for violation at Sonoma Raceway

Kyle Busch's team faces penalty for violation at Sonoma Raceway But the sometimes-ornery Harvick wasn't stressing out over a winless 2017. With difficulty finding sponsorship, Nemechek said that he is trying not to make mistakes under the pressure of trying to perform. And I still get to be a part of this. "I hope to come back stronger". Their resolve combined the speed they've shown is why even if he hadn't won Sunday, Harvick fully believed a victory... [Full Article...]

Raging fire forces Arizona to close campgrounds - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

Raging fire forces Arizona to close campgrounds - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona Utah firefighters braced Wednesday for more high winds as they try to slow a stubborn wildfire that has burned 13 homes and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people from a ski resort town. A new wildfire that broke out Tuesday has prompted evacuations for dozens more homes in San Bernardino County. With the blaze slackening near Brian Head, though, managers say about 750 residents will be allowed b... [Full Article...]

Google News Redesign Focuses on UX, Facts and User Control

Google News Redesign Focuses on UX, Facts and User Control The Google News page now has three tabs on top of the homepage - Headlines section, Local section and a For You section (personalised search results). Also, all of these features are only on the desktop version right now, but few are already being seen on the mobile interface as well. You can customise the latter two to keep up-to-date on events in locations you're interested in and around... [Full Article...]

PlayStation 4 version of Cities: Skylines to launch on August 15th

PlayStation 4 version of Cities: Skylines to launch on August 15th Titled, Cities: Skylines PlayStation 4 Edition, the game will obviously allow those who like to play their games with a controller to do so on their home system. Districts and policies - Ban heavy traffic in your downtown area, assign free public transport to your waterfront, or ban pets in suburbia. Designate parts of your city as a district in order to set policy at the local level, and giv... [Full Article...]

Korean Brands Top Performers on JD Power Initial Quality Study

Korean Brands Top Performers on JD Power Initial Quality Study This year's study yielded almost 80,000 responses from February to May by purchasers or lessees of '17 model-year vehicles. New vehicle quality overall for the industry reached a new record high, improving eight percent compared to last year's record-setting year. [Full Article...]

Tech CEOs to Visit White House; Kushner Speaks

Swan writes that the tech week won't bring any new policies or executive orders . Venture capitalist John Doerr, a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, viewed the Monday gathering as part of a broader history of bipartisan efforts to use technology to modernize government and "improve the lives of all Americans", a company spokeswoman said. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

May's aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, announced on Saturday that they had quit following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party. The Conservatives and the pro-Brexit DUP are expected to team up on a vote-by-vote basis rather than enter a formal alliance after the result left Britain with a hung parliament . [Full Article...]

Black Flag gets MMO treatment in Skull and Bones

Black Flag gets MMO treatment in Skull and Bones The video below goes into detail as to what gamers can expect from Skull and Bones , as well as who the game is actually for. Skull & Bones is slated to come to Xbox One, PS4 , and Windows in Fall 2018 . While battling, you can use your frigate as a shield to protect your fast attacking ships. Rather, it's going to be an open world title where players will sail the seas, cooperate with friend... [Full Article...]

E3 2017: Forza Motorsport 7 Release Date Revealed

E3 2017: Forza Motorsport 7 Release Date Revealed Taking centre stage for Forza 7 is the new Porsche 911 GT2 RS. Porsche's fastest-ever 911 has broken cover at the annual E3 gaming expo, where the new model took centre stage as the feature auto for the latest Forza Motorsport racing game. [Full Article...]

Apple unveils $349 HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo, Google Home

This year's conference follows the end of the iPhone's 13 consecutive years of growing sales. The company trying to make up ground on its competitors. Apple is also punching above its weight when it comes to searches: while Siri fields 2 billion requests per week, it's competing against Google, which, by the estimate of Danny Sullivan , who covers Google and search marketing, completes about ... [Full Article...]

Apple Introduces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature for iOS 11

Apple have not given a specific launch date for iOS 11, all we know is that they will release it some time this fall. However, millions of users around still use these devices around. Apple also entered the market for speakers-you-can-talk-to with the HomePod , which is exactly what it sounds like: Siri in a can with a bunch of speakers. [Full Article...]

Apple debuts awaited 10.5-inch iPad Pro, updated 12.9-inch model

This is a look at the reasons to buy the new MacBook Pro and why you should pass on this model for now. The 12-inch MacBook has remained fairly stable over its three generations, with the same slim 2.03 pound body and high-res Retina display. [Full Article...]

Royals' Moustakas homers to halt Astros' win streak at 11

Royals' Moustakas homers to halt Astros' win streak at 11 Some 10 minutes before the game, Keuchel was announced as a scratch because of an illness, spoiling the first matchup between ERA leaders this late in the season - Keuchel is first, Vargas second - since 2005, according to Elias Sports. gets the ball, and he is 6-1 with a 2.71 ERA and 81 strikeouts this season. "He gave me the green light, and I hit a good pitch". Lorenzo Cain homered, Cuthber... [Full Article...]


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