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Dow Jones and S&P top record highs

Dow Jones and S&P top record highs

Tuesday's rise puts the Dow on track to post its 11th straight session of gains - the blue-chip index's longest streak for consecutive gains since February - driven by a strong quarterly earnings season. Dow futures were dow 0.11%, S&P 500 futures fell 0.14%, and Nasdaq futures slipped 0.15%. The S&P 500 has risen about 11 percent in 2017 despite investors losing confidence in President Donald Trump's ability to legislate his pro-growth agenda of tax cuts and infrastructure spending ... Read More

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AMD's enthusiast RX Vega graphics cards arrive August 14 starting at $399

AMD's enthusiast RX Vega graphics cards arrive August 14 starting at $399

But where AMD really hopes to gain ground on Nvidia is in pricing. Since the successful release of its Ryzen CPUs and the positive response to Crimson ReLive and the RX 500-series, it seems to be working for them. For comparison, the U.S. price for the GTX 1070 is $399 and the GTX 1080 will set you back $549. The card is rated at 12.66 TFLOPS of performance . However, we just got wind of an awesome sneak peak of the device , courtesy of Linus Sebastian, a popular tech YouTube (his ... Read More

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LG V30 Secondary Screen to be Replaced With a Floating Bar

LG V30 Secondary Screen to be Replaced With a Floating Bar

With rumours all but confirming a launch of LG's V30 at IFA this August in Berlin, we now have reports that pre-orders will open on the new phone in mid September, ahead of retail availability on the 28th of September. There's no word on what other specifications the V30's main rear camera will sport but we assume that it will pack a similar sensor to the LG G6's 13-megapixel 1/3-inch size sensor. Read More

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Two worldwide experts to attend meeting in Charlie Gard case

Two worldwide experts to attend meeting in Charlie Gard case

Republican Jeff Fortenberry , who represents Nebraska, has tweeted a message saying: "We just passed amendment that grants permanent resident status to #CharlieGard and family so Charlie can get the medical treatment he needs". Great Ormond Street Hospital specialists say that treatment will not work, and the little boy's life support should be turned off. Mr Justice Francis has considered the couple's latest claims at preliminary hearings in the Family Division of the High Court in ... Read More

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SNK Fighting Favorite Geese Howard Coming To Tekken 7

SNK Fighting Favorite Geese Howard Coming To Tekken 7

Additionally, we get to see more of the new stage shown in the trailer, Geese Tower (via Avoiding The Puddle ). Still missing a few Tekken 7 characters in your roster? Sporting his signature red hakama training trousers and white uwagi top, Geese is ready to wield heavy kicks and punches as he takes on the likes of Heihachi, Paul, Akuma , and the rest of the TEKKEN 7 fighters when he enters the King of Iron Fist Tournament in Winter 2017. Read More

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Amazon Is Developing Its Own Messaging App

Amazon Is Developing Its Own Messaging App

The services will allow users to encrypt important messages like bank account details and ID proof numbers. The app will also let users reach their friends, without a phone number, using just their name. We're not exactly sure how Amazon would go about this, but if it works it could vastly improve the biggest barrier most messaging apps face: active users. Read More

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Congressional Budget Office Casts Doubt on Trump Spending Plan

Congressional Budget Office Casts Doubt on Trump Spending Plan

The White House Council of Economic Advisers released a report on Wednesday suggesting Medicaid funds would increase by over $250 billion over the next eight years. Its projections included a $2 trillion math error , claiming the amount would be spent twice on balancing the budget and tax cuts. The White House had claimed it would reach a $16 billion budget surplus by that year. Read More

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Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct Details New Features

Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct Details New Features

It will be available from 21 July, the same day Splatoon 2 becomes available . Nintendo's Switch online mobile app will be available on iOS and Android. This is thus an ideal opportunity for gamers to avail this game with its many features. Mainly it has been formed with the online experience of suitable games on the Nintendo Switch in mind. Read More

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Apple dips after report that future iPhone modems could lag rivals

Apple dips after report that future iPhone modems could lag rivals

Apple is embroiled in a bitter legal fight with the chipmaker, accusing the supplier of maintaining an illegal monopoly, and it's seeking to loosen Qualcomm's grip on the market for high-end smartphone modems. On the contrary, Intel earlier this year debuted a new XMM 7650 modem that can handle gigabit LTE speeds. As Bloomberg points out, the original iPhone launched in 2007 without support for 3G networks and went on to be a revolutionary piece of technology that changed the ... Read More

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What Is Apple's HomePod?

Created to pair with an iPhone and play music via a user's Apple Music subscription, the device will also field queries and control other smart home devices thanks to Siri integration. These devices will only keep the most recent messages in local storage. Although the format is not exclusive to Apple , it's not yet clear how well the photos will work with non-Apple software and devices, which mostly use JPEG. Read More

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