Author: 0 Berkshire profit falls as investment gains tumble (BRK., WFC, AAPL)

A year since the last big acquisition, Buffett may also drop hints as to how he plans to deploy the $86.4 billion cash, equivalents and treasury bills that Berkshire now holds. Over the past 10 years, book value has climbed by a total of 145%, yet the share price of Berkshire stock is up only 122%. Prices range in the neighborhood of $150 and the investment firm has stopped selling off any further shares for now.

Sci-tech Hubble captures galaxy cluster 6 bn light years away
Author: 0 Hubble captures galaxy cluster 6 bn light years away

Such clusters can contain up to 1000 galaxies, along with hot intergalactic gas that often shines brightly at X-ray wavelengths, all bound together primarily by the gravity of dark matter . 2 , NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has some wonderful superpowers, specifically when it comes to observing galaxies across time and space. Astronomers think the cluster contains two large clumps of dark matter.

Sci-tech Facebook rolls out its Express Wi-Fi service commercially
Author: 0 Facebook rolls out its Express Wi-Fi service commercially

The Social Networking company yesterday announced the commercial launch of Express Wi-Fi. The Facebook Express WiFi program is also available in four other countries: Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Tanzania. The Express Wi-Fi offers 700 hotspots in four states across the country. "Their [Google's and Facebook's] objective is to create a framework which is replicable".

Sci-tech Google to settle Italy €306m over tax evasion
Author: 0 Google to settle Italy €306m over tax evasion

The tax agency said Google also agreed to sign an agreement ensuring "the future correct taxation in Italy" of company activities related to the country. In late 2015, U.S. tech giant Apple paid 318 million euros to settle a dispute over its Italian earnings dating back to 2008. The US-based company has previously said it complied with tax rules in all the countries it operates in.

Sci-tech Scam could compromise your Google Doc account
Author: 0 Scam could compromise your Google Doc account

After logging in, the fake Google Docs app then requests access to the user's Google accounts. Numerous internet users took to social media Wednesday to warn others about a phishing application identifying itself with a convincing Google Docs interface.

Sci-tech THQ Nordic Announces Third Darksiders
Author: 0 THQ Nordic Announces Third Darksiders

Nevertheless, fans are keen and hyped about the new addition to the Darksiders franchise and they can't wait to see Fury in action. After years of waiting and tons of rumors and fan theories, game maker Gunfire Games together with THQ Nordic has finally chosen the next rider of the Dark Horse.

Author: 0 OnePlus 5 next flagship to rock dual cameras and more

This is the reason that after releasing OnePlus 3, the smartphone maker has chose to skip OnePlus 4 and moved on to OnePlus 5. While the post does confirm the presence of a dual-camera setup, it suggests the two sensors will be laid out horizontally and not vertically as last week's leaked render had shown.

Author: 0 Ballistic missile test-fired from California coastal base

Air Force Global Strike Command, the Louisiana-based military organization charged with overseeing the nuclear-tipped ICBMs, said tests like Wednesday gather data on the weapon system system's accuracy and reliability. The United States has 450 Minuteman III weapons sitting on alert near Maelstrom AFB, Mont.; Minot AFB, N.D. and F.E. Warren AFB, Wyoming. The test comes just days after North Korea attempted a missile test of its own - but failed - as tensions remain high in the region.

Sci-tech More rain means more worry in flooded parts of Midwest
Author: 0 More rain means more worry in flooded parts of Midwest

Flooding from weekend rains continued to threaten communities across Missouri and IL on Tuesday. Throughout Missouri, several roads were forced to close due to the flooding. Fire officials said the water from the Big River is snaking its way through the neighborhood. Valley Park Mayor Michael Pennise issued a mandatory evacuation order Monday for residents living behind a levee.

Sci-tech IPhone sales dip in Q2
Author: 0 IPhone sales dip in Q2

The Mac was a bright spot for Apple, as its longest-tenured product sold 4.2 million units, up four per cent, and $5.84bn of revenue, up 14 per cent. Services income rose to US$7.04 billion from about US$6 billion a year ago. Earnings per share of $2.10 topped analyst estimates of $2.02. At the investor conference, Cook also highlighted the challenges the company is having in China , its second biggest market after the U.S., as its quarterly revenues there fell 14 percent.

Author: 0 Microsoft takes aim at Google with laptop, slim Windows

NEW YORK-Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella kicked off an education-themed media event here in New York City today with a personal story of how his grandfather's educational journey changed the course of his family's future. For many people, myself included, the workflow of using apps like that is better than using the browser for everything. This OS is quite similar to the regular Windows 10 OS when it comes to look and feel.

Author: 0 US looks at sanctions, military action to counter North Korea

And he was able to do it. Trump downplayed the significance of North Korea's "small missile launch", which occurred early Saturday. US and South Korean officials said Saturday's test, from an area north of the North Korean capital Pyongyang, appeared to have failed, in what would be a fourth successive unsuccessful missile test since March.

Sci-tech US needs September 'shutdown' to fix Senate 'mess'
Author: 0 US needs September 'shutdown' to fix Senate 'mess'

Upton pointedly noted that the bill's language on pre-existing conditions was backed by the House Freedom Caucus, whose deeply conservative members mostly support the legislation. "This is what winning looks like", the president said. Meanwhile, the White House has continued to get ahead of GOP lawmakers on the timing of a potential vote.

Author: 0 Samsung To Launch Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus In India Today

In the United States, the Galaxy S8 is powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor. Finally, the date is here, and it is official. As we know, they have redesigned a lot on these two devices. When the update arrives to you doesn't only depend on what make and model device you own, but also on your mobile carrier. The Samsung Galaxy S8 will come in 5.8 inches, and the S8+ will come in 6.2 inches.

Sci-tech Tennessee Titans select Corey Davis
Author: 0 Tennessee Titans select Corey Davis

Combined with using the fifth pick overall on wide receiver Corey Davis of Western Michigan, the Titans have used three of their first four selections on pass catchers. If he impresses the Tennessee Titans staff, then they aren't going to carry he, Tretola, Lelito, and Dennis Kelly as back up offensive linemen . "That's a good thing that you have a big receivers you go up against in practice, because it gets you ready for your opponents", Jackson said Thursday night after the Titans ...

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8+ Sales Expected To Be Higher Than The Regular S8

Samsung expects the new flagship will elevate it to the top slot in India's premium segment, now led by rival Apple, hoping it's been able to erase memories of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, which had hurt its branding and market share. Unfortunately, the S8's lack of a metal frame means its screen doesn't have as much protection from impacts as other handsets on the market. As for India, Samsung hasn't hinted on selling the revamped Note 7 anytime soon.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ delivery starts in India

Recently on a Korean forum, a user uploaded a photo of a Galaxy S8 with a burn-in problem just one week after using the device . With the trending dual-lens cameras , fans were dreaming of a Galaxy S8 with two lenses on the back, but this did not happen.

Sci-tech Zelda: Breath Of The Wild DLC Fail To Convince Fans
Author: 0 Zelda: Breath Of The Wild DLC Fail To Convince Fans

That said, if all you want to do is dress Link up in a bunch of cool outfits and take down a ton of unforgiving enemies, The Master Trials should deliver. The DLC will be known as The Master Trials and it will be the first of the two add-ons that Nintendo will be releasing for BOTW, Polygon reports.

Sci-tech Correspondents' dinner lacks glitter without Trump
Author: 0 Correspondents' dinner lacks glitter without Trump

But unlike many of his recent predecessors, Trump didn't score any major legislative victories. He described the pact, meant to curb global warming, as an impediment to U.S. "It's a false standard, 100 days", Trump said while signing an executive order on Friday, "but I have to tell you, I don't think anybody has done what we've been able to do in 100 days, so we're very happy".

Author: 0 Nintendo can't keep up with Switch demand, even using airplanes

Nintendo is still struggling to meet demand but the real test is of course the long term. Recently, Nintendo has accidently leaked an important information about the upcoming games for its Switch gaming console on GameStop. After surprising the world with New Nintendo 2DS XL, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has confirmed that the company will continue to support the Nintendo 3DS family of systems with new games running into 2018.