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Samsung's profit at 3-year high thanks to memory chips

Operating profit for Samsung's semiconductor division soared to a record high of 6.31 trillion won in the quarter, more than double that of the period a year earlier, and operating profit margins for ...

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Utah Rep. Chaffetz needs surgery, will be away for weeks

Utah Rep. Chaffetz needs surgery, will be away for weeks

He said he was "sorry to miss the important work we are doing in Washington. but medical emergencies are never convenient". Chaffetz's departure comes as pressing legislation faces the Republican-co...

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Samsung foresees bigger profit in 2017 as memory chips soar

That cost Samsung at least $5 billion. The secrets to its crisis-defying performance: microchips. Reflecting this, Samsung Electronics' second-quarter operating profit is now estimated at 12.2 t...

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Luigi's Death Stare Returns In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Pre-Order Bonus

So for everyone else, get your fix while you can. Start your engines, put the pedal to the metal, and get ready for the kind of thrilling racing action that only Mario Kart can provide, as Mario Ka...

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Uber self-driving car exec steps aside during Google lawsuit

Anthony Levandowski, who is at the centre of Alphabet's trade secrets lawsuit against Uber Technologies, has stepped down from his post overseeing self-driving vehicle technology. Anthony Levandowski ...

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Governor witnesses signing of Antiquities Act executive order

Governor witnesses signing of Antiquities Act executive order

Historically, the Act calls for the president to designate the "smallest area compatible with proper care and management of the objects to be protected", Zinke said. This calls into question the goal ...

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California universal health bill advances

California universal health bill advances

Employers, business groups and health plans have mobilized in opposition. California's Senate Health Committee approved the measure on a 5-2 vote after a almost three-hour hearing, but Democrats a...

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UK Government Worried About Fake News Ahead Of Elections

UK Government Worried About Fake News Ahead Of Elections

These campaigns go beyond just spreading fake news , the report said, including pushing disinformation and using networks of fake accounts (which Facebook calls "false amplifiers") to manipulate pu...

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Samsung registers record profits in Q1 2017 despite decreased flagship mobile sales

The company spent 9.8 trillion won on facilities in the first quarter. The chip unit's profit was forecast to keep a growth momentum given the rising prices of DRAM and NAND flash memory chips. And ...

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NASA spacesuits over budget, tight on timeline: audit

NASA spacesuits over budget, tight on timeline: audit

It also called for studies to compare the cost of maintaining the current spacesuit and developing and testing a next-generation spacesuit. In that case astronauts on board the ISS will have to use ...

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Postage stamp will go into total eclipse when touched

Postage stamp will go into total eclipse when touched

Just touch the stamp with your finger, and the heat transforms the image of the blacked-out sun into the moon. An eclipse-themed stamp that changes images when touched will be released by the U.S. T...

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Alien Planet with Earth's Mass Discovered ... But It's an 'Iceball'

Alien Planet with Earth's Mass Discovered ... But It's an 'Iceball'

Like two other planets detected by Spitzer via microlensing , OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb lies in the Milky Way galaxy's flat disk, not its central bulge. Given how far it is from such a low-power star, O...

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Republicans refuse to fund ObamaCare subsidies

Republicans refuse to fund ObamaCare subsidies

By backing away from the wall, President Donald Trump has backed away from the cliff. Democrat politicians are threatening to oppose the short-term funding extension, if Republicans - at the behes...

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See Earth Through Saturn's Icy Rings in New Pictures released by NASA

See Earth Through Saturn's Icy Rings in New Pictures released by NASA

The observations could help answer the mystery of Titan's " magic island? ". "Between now and September, there will be a ton of new science on what's inside Saturn , how much the rings weigh, and...

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The Buzz | Beijing talking with European Space Agency about moon outpost

The Buzz | Beijing talking with European Space Agency about moon outpost

To explore space for peaceful purposes, global cooperation is essential, the spokesman added. They were confirmed Wednesday (local time) by Pal Hvistendahl , a spokesman for the European Space Agency...

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Microsoft shares down more than 2% after revenue miss

Microsoft shares down more than 2% after revenue miss

Microsoft has published its Q3 fiscal 2017 earnings report , and the company has made $4.8 billion in net income on $22.1 billion in revenue. UBS is planning on moving more application to the Azur...

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Scientists to review large number of humpback whale deaths

Scientists to review large number of humpback whale deaths

This April 24, 2017 photo provided by MERR Institute, Inc. shows a dead whale at Port Mahon, Del. The News Journal reports (http://delonline.us/2ow4S5j) that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric A...

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Donald Trump tells NASA 'fly to Mars in my first term'

President Trump, during a video call with NASA astronauts Monday, joked that he wouldn't want to re-use human urine as drinking water, a practice common in USA spaceflight. Kate Rubins. Whitson sa...

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White House to host private briefing on N.Korea

Almost every USA senator was attending an unusual all-hands meeting on North Korea at the White House Wednesday amid an increasingly tense standoff with Pyongyang. South Korea said in a statement We...

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Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) & Nokia Oyj (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) Traders Alert

Therefore 50% are positive. Currently, the market capitalization of Seagate Technology plc (STX) is 12.4 Billion. Shares of Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX) are getting slammed today, down by 1...

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