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Author: 0 Google's ad business beats expectations despite YouTube storm

The majority of growth in earnings seems to be coming from an increase in advertising revenues and in net earnings Google's up over a billion since this time a year ago. The company reported an operating income of around $6.56 Billion, with an impressive margin of 27 percent. The bulk of revenues for Other Bets came way Nest, Verily and Google Fiber, Ruth Porat, CFO of Alphabet and Google, said on Thursday's earnings call.

Sci-tech Healing garden to open at children's hospital in DC
Author: 0 Healing garden to open at children's hospital in DC

In 1996, Ms Trump-then Knauss-was paid for modelling work undertaken in the United States while travelling on a tourist visa, according to documents obtained by the Associated Press. She added, "There is one First Lady, and she'll do remarkable things". As the leading strategist of the White House, Bannon became the most powerful representative of the alternative-right movement in the Trump administration.

Author: 0 Turkish military convoy moves closer to Syrian Kurds

Turkey sees the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria as a terrorist group linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has been waging a deadly insurgency against Ankara since 1984. Six militants were killed around the area of Sinat-Haftan and eight in the countryside around Adiyaman in two separate air strikes in northern Iraq on Saturday morning, the military said in a statement.

Sci-tech Deal reached on USA spending, shutdown likely averted
Author: 0 Deal reached on USA spending, shutdown likely averted

Prompt passage of the legislation was expected this week. That gave Congress one more week to work out federal spending over the last five months of the fiscal year. According to a senior congressional aide, the deal also protects other important Democratic priorities. The impoverished island, which is a USA territory, is facing a severe Medicaid funding shortfall.

Sci-tech At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider
Author: 0 At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider

The split screen between the White House correspondents' dinner and Trump's Harrisburg speech was, then, a fitting encapsulation of Trump's first 100 days. Facing those threats as a candidate is very different from managing them as a president. "But eventually, he'll have good missiles". "We need the wall to stop ...

Sci-tech Jammu and Kashmir: Two soldiers killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire
Author: 0 Jammu and Kashmir: Two soldiers killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire

But it is not clear as yet if the Indian troops retaliated to the Pakistani firing or not. The two critically injured jawans were removed to a nearest medical facility but were declared brought dead on arrival. On 4 April, Pakistani Army fired mortar shells on Indian Army posts along the LoC in Bhimbher Gali sector of Rajouri district. This is for the eighth time Pakistan has violated ceasefire in last two months by resorting to shelling and firing.

Sci-tech You Can Now Post Apple Live Photos Instead Of GIFs On Websites
Author: 0 You Can Now Post Apple Live Photos Instead Of GIFs On Websites

On its developer portal, Apple says, "This new JavaScript-based API makes it easy to embed Live Photos on your websites". This may have prompted Apple to create an official code version. With the launch of the iPhone 6s, Apple introduced Live Photos, a feature that captures a second or so before and after you take a photo to give you a short GIF-style file.

Author: 0 Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

It is stated that babies weighing even as little as a single pound can be linked to these incubators. But Flake cautions that this device is not a replacement for mother nature and not meant to support babies born before that 23-week benchmark referenced above.

Sci-tech Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy
Author: 0 Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy

Trudeau said he is working closely with provinces on the issue, but offered no hints as to what demands Canada has regarding a NAFTA renegotiation. "As we conveyed to our Mexican partners in our visit there earlier this year, NAFTA is very important to both our countries and has yielded strong benefits for agriculture".

Sci-tech Google engineer shows the spectacular extremes of nighttime mobile photography
Author: 0 Google engineer shows the spectacular extremes of nighttime mobile photography

In related news, Google is expected to roll out the next-gen Pixel handsets, possibly dubbed as Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, sometime in October 2017, the same month when the original Pixel handsets were announced in 2016. The pictures which were posted online made a lot of smartphone users very curious. While Kainz was pleased with the results of his experiment, he does point out some limitations.

Sci-tech An unusually large number of humpback whales died last year
Author: 0 An unusually large number of humpback whales died last year

A jump in humpback whale deaths along the East Coast since the beginning of 2016 is stumping scientists and has prompted federal officials to pursue an investigation into the possible cause. The cause of those deaths were undetermined. NOAA officials say the number of humpbacks hit by ships has dramatically increased despite no real change in traffic patterns, but many also look like they're dying from some kind of illness.

Sci-tech Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) Overbought or Oversold?
Author: 0 Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) Overbought or Oversold?

The firm's quarterly revenue was up 37.3% compared to the same quarter past year. Investors purchased 1,604 put options on the company. Shares in the local unit, Wynn Macau Ltd., gained as much as 5.1 percent in Hong Kong trading yesterday.

Sci-tech China's Didi completes over $5.5 bn financing round
Author: 0 China's Didi completes over $5.5 bn financing round

Since Uber exited the Chinese market a year ago Didi has targeted efforts on expanding in Latin America, signing a strategic deal with Brazilian ride-hailing service 99 in January. And just under a year ago, Apple invested $1 billion in Didi . Didi has won operating licenses in close to a dozen cities including Tianjin and Chengdu, affirming its right to legally operate in China.

Sci-tech BlackBerry KeyOne to launch in US and Canada in late May
Author: 0 BlackBerry KeyOne to launch in US and Canada in late May

The most obvious was the fact that the device simply didn't have the app support that BlackBerry needed to get a successful handset off the ground. The new BlackBerry smartphone was launched on 27 April 2017 for £499 in the United Kingdom, $549 in the U.S.

Sci-tech Neanderthals in California? Maybe so, provocative study says
Author: 0 Neanderthals in California? Maybe so, provocative study says

When a new freeway was being constructed near San Diego in the early 1990s, one of the excavators hit what seemed like an ancient pile of animal bones. The gentle river currents that brought the silt would not have been able to drag large rocks to the area - so perhaps someone brought them there. The results kept pointing to the same age, the researchers said .

Sci-tech Apple Debating Launching Their Own Version Of Venmo
Author: 0 Apple Debating Launching Their Own Version Of Venmo

Apple Pay which was launched with much fanfare is not getting the sort of use that Apple or its reluctant banking partners expected. As reported by MacRumors , users of this app could get paid through the " Apple Cash", able to use the Visa card and Apple Pay to spend their saved money at a retail store or online.

Sci-tech Donald Trump calls to congratulate record-setting astronaut
Author: 0 Donald Trump calls to congratulate record-setting astronaut

According to a report from Gizmodo , Whitson broke Jeff Williams' record of approximately 534 days, 2 hours and 48 minutes. Trump joked around with Whitson and said that he preferred astronauts over politicians. Whitson told him that getting to Mars will require some worldwide cooperation, as it is an expensive endeavor, although worthwhile. President Trump wants to send a manned space flight to Mars during his time in office - which is about a decade faster than most estimates say is ...

Sci-tech Sharapova's winning return ends in SF defeat to Mladenovic
Author: 0 Sharapova's winning return ends in SF defeat to Mladenovic

The 19th-ranked Mladenovic, who ousted two-time defending champion Angelique Kerber on Thursday, next plays the victor of the other semifinal between fourth-seeded Simona Halep and last year's runner-up Laura Siegemund. Mladenovic next takes on Carla Suarez-Navarro, who beat another Russian, Elena Vesnina, 6-2, 6-4. After breaking when Sharapova served for the match, Kontaveit had the chance to level but Sharapova stepped up once more and took her first match point with a thumping return.