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Technology 'Sound of Music' Star Heather Menzies-Urich Dead at 68
Author: 0 'Sound of Music' Star Heather Menzies-Urich Dead at 68

Heather Menzies-Urich who played Louisa von Trapp in the iconic film, " The Sound of Music ", is dead. " The Sound of Music " opened on Broadway in 1959 and was made into a movie in 1965 with memorable hit songs including "My Favorite Things", "Edelweiss", and the title track itself.

Technology Snapchat Working on
Author: 0 Snapchat Working on "Stories Everywhere" Feature for Sharing Content Outside Snap Platform

Among the goals, according to an internal memo obtained by Cheddar , Snapchat's content team will aim to increase the overall output of content in the app's Discover feed, widen content distribution and focus more on news. While Instagram stories can be shared on Facebook , that's pretty much the extent to which these platforms support 3 party applications. Such a strategy would allow Snap to make some money off content licensing, and money is something the company would like to have at ...

Author: 0 OnePlus 5T to get Android Oreo open beta

Screenshots taken by an LG G6 owner in China reveal that LG's 2017 flagship (unless you give the LG V30 that honor) is beginning to receive an Android 8.0 beta thanks to an OTA update. As a first, the OnePlus 5T comes with a software-based Face Unlock feature, which has been confirmed to be rolled out to OnePlus 5 as well. Also, our OnePlus 5T units are yet to get the beta build and there are no reports of users getting the update on their devices for now.

Technology Egypt keen to reach fair deal on Ethiopia's Nile dam: minister
Author: 0 Egypt keen to reach fair deal on Ethiopia's Nile dam: minister

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry's visit to Addis Ababa is "a new Egyptian move aiming to break the deadlock" in talks with Ethiopia and Sudan over the Grand Renaissance Dam, foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said. "The Ethiopian side promised to study the Egyptian proposal and reply as soon as possible", said the Egyptian spokesman, noting that Egypt will convey the proposal to Sudan in the coming few days.

Author: 0 EPS for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Expected At $0.02

Morgan Stanley maintained SUPERVALU Inc. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Monday, March 21 by UBS. VANGUARD GROUP INC owned 2.28% of Discovery Communications, Inc. shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Moreover, Swiss Fincl Bank has 0.04% invested in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Investors sentiment increased to 1.51 in 2017 Q3.

Technology Facebook gives Aadhaar name prompt to some new users, says not mandatory
Author: 0 Facebook gives Aadhaar name prompt to some new users, says not mandatory

Note that Facebook isn't asking for your Aadhaar number , but just the name as per your Aadhaar card. As of now, it is not mandatory to use the name as per Aadhaar. had changed it approach to identify increasing "fake news" on its social media platform. What gives this theory further credence is the fact that Nandan Nilekani, the architect of Aadhaar and then UIDAI Chairman, had mentioned in his talks that the Aadhaar number could be used as a tool for identity verification across social ...

Author: 0 NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Position Boosted by Patten Group Inc

Nvidia Corp now has $119.76B valuation. The stock increased 0.41% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $198.24. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 26,104 shares in the company, valued at $5,144,315.28.

Author: 0 Are Analysts Bearish Verizon Communications Inc

About 4.68M shares traded. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 8.48% since December 27, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. It also reduced its holding in Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) by 6,600 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 509,104 shares, and cut its stake in Deere & Co (NYSE:DE).

Technology Nintendo is reportedly delaying 64GB game cartridges until 2019
Author: 0 Nintendo is reportedly delaying 64GB game cartridges until 2019

This has possibly disappointed a number of US-based developers, who are known for data-heavy titles, and it may even delay their releasing of titles on the Switch. "Full Priced Retail Software Publisher Gross Margin 50GB Blu-Ray = 55 percent 32GB Switch cart = 45 percent That is one reason Switch games cost more", he added.

Technology Nokia 7 to globally launch in early 2018?
Author: 0 Nokia 7 to globally launch in early 2018?

The report further mentions that the worldwide variant of the smartphone will be boasting the model number TA-1041. Fresh information suggests that the recently spotted TA-1041 phone could be the worldwide edition of Nokia 7. As of now, the confirmed launch date of Nokia 7 is not known. But a global launch might also lead to its debut in India as well. The device sports a 5.2-inch IPS display that has Full-HD resolution with 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass laid atop.

Technology Huawei's 2018 roadmap leaked, P20 to launch early next year
Author: 0 Huawei's 2018 roadmap leaked, P20 to launch early next year

In the second quarter, Huawei plans to bring the new P-series to the market. The Q3 2018 is a bit barren for Huawei, as the Chinese company plans to introduce a single device: a third Honor-branded smartphone. While there is no confirmation on the same, a presentation detailing all the launches for the next year was spotted online. In the second quarter, the company will apparently launch three P series phones, including the Huawei P, P Plus and the P Lite, as well as a second Honor ...

Technology Liberia to vote in delayed run-off for new president
Author: 0 Liberia to vote in delayed run-off for new president

The economy and the fight against corruption will be key issues when Liberians vote in a presidential election run-off on Tuesday. Since neither received a majority, a runoff election was triggered, but court challenges delayed the vote, which was originally set for November 7.

Technology WhatsApp to drop support for Windows Phone 8.0 on December 31
Author: 0 WhatsApp to drop support for Windows Phone 8.0 on December 31

Further, WhatsApp earlier released some new features on the beta version, and soon these features will be made available on the stable version of the app. Here are the five new features that will be rolled-out by WhatsApp across all of its platforms including Android, iOS, desktop, and Windows. The messaging app will drop support for "BlackBerry OS", "BlackBerry 10", " Windows Phone 8 .0" and older platforms, from December 31, 2017, according to an express.co.uk report published on ...

Author: 0 Quarterly Earnings Forecast Review: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

About 284,164 shares traded. Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) continues to be a formidable company. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. As per Friday, August 5, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $239.12 million activity.

Technology Vitaly Mutko: Russia soccer head steps apart amid doping ban
Author: 0 Vitaly Mutko: Russia soccer head steps apart amid doping ban

RFU director general Alexander Alaev will be acting President in Mutko's absence. Alayev told journalists that his goal would be to "keep stability" and "avoid any scandal" during the six months. for manipulating evidence to make Russia look bad, the International Olympic Committee will soon be finalizing its investigation of the doping scheme with the help of a Russian whistleblower who escaped to the U.S.

Technology Looking For Santa? Check Out This 'Santa Tracker'
Author: 0 Looking For Santa? Check Out This 'Santa Tracker'

NORAD's "Santa Cams" will stream videos on the website as Santa makes his way over various locations. Once you've done all that, head over to the NORAD Santa Tracker headquarters to explore the North Pole and play some games to help pass the time.

Author: 0 Rosenblatt defends Apple on iPhone X sale cut

Shipment traditionally is lower in the quarter immediately preceding the holiday quarter though for the iPhone X, the high price could be complicating things further together with the lack of enough innovative features to justify the same. So, what's happening and why might iPhone X sales be sluggish? The Dow Jones industrial average was little changed at 24,754. Last week, Apple received a rare downgrade from Nomura Instinet analyst Jeffrey Kvaal, who said iPhone X sales as well as other ...

Technology Google eyeing brick and mortar stores in India to push Pixel
Author: 0 Google eyeing brick and mortar stores in India to push Pixel

To gauge the response of consumers across India, Google has opened a few pop-up stores in malls in various Indian cities, including High Street Phoenix in Mumbai and Select Citywalk, Promenade, Mall of India in Delhi-NCR region. When asked for comment, Google noted that it does not respond to rumors or speculation. The stores could offer Google Home smart speakers, Chromecast devices, Pixel laptops, Daydream View VR headsets, and more.