• Egypt 1-0 Ghana: Gyan injury compounds Black Stars' loss

    Egypt 1-0 Ghana: Gyan injury compounds Black Stars' loss

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    Ghana had already qualified for the quarter-finals following victories against Mali and Uganda . "I don't think it matters", said Ghana coach Avram Grant. In what proved nearly unplayable conditions at Stade d'Oyem, Uganda managed to register their first goal in Gabon, and indeed a first at the AFCON finals since 1978, and it proved to be a real collector's piece from Faruku Miya, whose long-range shot flew into the back of the net.
  • Halliburton slips as Q4 sales miss by more than expected

    Halliburton slips as Q4 sales miss by more than expected

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    In all for the December quarter, Halliburton posted a loss of $149 million, or 17 cents a share, compared with a year-earlier loss of $28 million, or 3 cents a share. Q4 operating cash flows fell to $1.7B from $3B in the year-ago quarter, and cash on hand fell to $4B from $10B. EPS growth for this year is -119.40% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 2300.00%.
  • US CPSC calls Samsung probe into Note 7 'important step forward'

    US CPSC calls Samsung probe into Note 7 'important step forward'

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    It would use 8.5 trillion won left in its cash hoard after 2016 dividend payout and pull up another 800 billion won in carryover from 2015 account to finance this year's stock repurchase. Five executives from the Samsung Group are already being interrogated by prosecutors and probes are going on. Of the 12.4 trillion won, about 4 trillion won (US$3.43 billion) will be paid as dividends.
  • Modi invites Trump to visit India

    Modi invites Trump to visit India

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    Donald Trump had called Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Shariff during the presidential transition period. Wishing everyone on National Voters' Day, PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged the eligible voters to exercise their voting right and appealed the youth to get registered when they turn 18-years old.
  • Uber hires former YouTube exec Kevin Thompson as VP of Marketplace Engineering

    Uber hires former YouTube exec Kevin Thompson as VP of Marketplace Engineering

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    Earlier in a farewell letter to Google, Singhal wrote that he was leaving to "see what kind of impact [he could] make philanthropically", and to "spend more time with [his] family", in an effort to "define [his] next fifteen years". It was recently reported that Google's SVP of Engineering, Amit Singhal is making his way to the car-on-demand service startup. "It's hard enough to connect millions of drivers to millions of riders in real time while creating optimal routes for drivers", Singhal ...
  • Cassini Gets Up Close and Personal With Saturn's 'Wavemaker' Moon Daphnis

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    Cassini will continue its ring-grazing orbits for the next three months, and it should pick up some more unbelievable images of Saturn's ring moons during that time. NASA scientists noted that the wave peak in the gap's edge on the left has a much softer appearance than the otherwise sharp edges of the Keeler Gap.
  • Net neutrality opponent Ajit Pai expected to lead FCC

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    The incoming Trump administration is expected to oppose numerous initiatives Wheeler championed during his leadership including tough enforcement of net neutrality, open competition for cable set-top boxes, and empowering consumers to limit the sale or sharing of data about their Internet use that service providers collect.
  • Trump White House steps up attack on media

    Trump White House steps up attack on media

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    Preibus said it was "not about size" but "honesty in the media". "We're gonna fight back tooth and nail every day, and twice on Sunday". The White House vowed on Sunday to fight the news media "tooth and nail" over what it sees as unfair attacks, with a top adviser saying the Trump administration had presented "alternative facts" to counter low inauguration crowd estimates.
  • Nintendo Switch Dashboard Reveals More Details About The Console

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    However, DFC Intelligence said they had adjusted their forecast in view of Nintendo's poor track record of introducing new products and its limited software. Well there is an option for more variety, but it's only available from Nintendo Japan . There's no word on a United Kingdom release date at the time of writing, and there's no sign of the game on Amazon.
  • Google app for Android will save results in case of bad connection

    Google app for Android will save results in case of bad connection

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    Google likes to be on top - and not just on top of the advertising business it dominates, but on top of the very ads themselves. The Journal reported that the results were based on an analysis run by SEMrush , a data firm which examined 1,000 searches each on 25 terms, including "laptops", 'speakers, ' and 'carbon monoxide detectors'.