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Unilever CEO Paul Polman wrote on Twitter , "Thanks @ Merck Ken Frazier for strong leadership to stand up for the moral values that made this country what it is". "America's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy", Frazier said . Krzanich's announcement comes a few hours after the resignations of Under Armour founder and chief executive Kevin Plank and Merck Pharma chief executive Kenneth C.
  • South Korea ready to counter North Korea threats - Airforce chief

    South Korea ready to counter North Korea threats - Airforce chief

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    North Korea has long ignored warnings from the West and from its lone major ally, China , to halt its nuclear and missile tests which it conducts in defiance of U.N. "It is important for them to draw the United States' attention to the fact that North Korea , despite all the propaganda that describes it as an aggressive and unpredictable state, has turned out to be capable of searching for compromises and putting them forward", Zhebin pointed out.
  • Trump praises North Korea's leader Kim for 'wise' decision on Guam

    Trump praises North Korea's leader Kim for 'wise' decision on Guam

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    Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers flying from Andersen Air Force Base on Guam and two Japanese F-15 jet fighters, Japan's Air Self Defence Force said in a news release. "Although geopolitical tensions have risen of late in the Korean Peninsula, we believe a direct armed conflict is unlikely", the credit appraiser said in a statement .
  • Apple Posts Six New Videos Highlighting iOS 11 Features for iPad

    Apple Posts Six New Videos Highlighting iOS 11 Features for iPad

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    With the upcoming "Face ID" in iPhone 8 , you can see how the same behavior defends against unconscious unlocks with face biometrics too. But in iOS 11 disabling Touch ID can be done within seconds with one finger or thumb. The iPhone 8 and iOS 11 are expected to launch later this year, but one designer has taken a look even further ahead and designed a concept around what a hypothetical iOS 12 software update could look like.
  • Refurbished Galaxy Note 4's

    Refurbished Galaxy Note 4's "counterfeit" batteries might lead to overheating

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    Yesterday, we were able to show you the latest images of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 , including one picture that allegedly showed an official Note 8 dummy unit similar to what you might find in a retail store. Samsung and FedEx have reportedly identified this issue in the batteries , which are counterfeit and not a part of the phone maker's genuine accessories.
  • Google Home will now work with free Spotify accounts

    Google Home will now work with free Spotify accounts

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    This is where the need for a Google account comes into play. "We are incredibly excited that, from today, millions of Spotify's free users will be able to enjoy Spotify in their homes through voice-activated speakers for the very first time, thanks to the Assistant on Google Home ", Mikael Ericsson, Spotify's product director for platform and partner experience, said in a statement.
  • Tekken Mobile is Out Now

    Tekken Mobile is Out Now

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    Today's announcement also came with a brief gameplay trailer, showing off some of the many colorful, and powerful, characters in the Tekken franchise battling each other with some solid graphics. Tekken mobile will let players collect over 100 characters complete with their own fighting styles, upgrades, and unlockable special moves. It will be interesting to see if Tekken's large console fan base will be attracted to the kind of free-to-play gameplay that Tekken Mobile will offer on ...
  • Game maker Atari sues Nestlé over KitKat advert

    Game maker Atari sues Nestlé over KitKat advert

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    Atari said Nestle and its USA and United Kingdom affiliates did this to whet the appetites of "nostalgic Baby Boomers, Generation X, and even today's Millennial and post-Millennial 'gamers'". Nestle sent The Hollywood Reporter a statement Friday in response to the lawsuit: "This is a UK TV advert that ran in 2016". "Nestle decided that it would, without Atari's authorisation, leverage Breakout ", the court filing read.
  • Cautionary tale: Man goes partially blind after 1963 solar eclipse

    Cautionary tale: Man goes partially blind after 1963 solar eclipse

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    He is unable to read properly with his right eye. "Nothing has changed", he said. "It doesn't get any worse and it doesn't get any better", he said. Those in areas experiencing the full eclipse can safely look directly at the sun at precisely one moment. If you plan to look at the solar eclipse on Monday, you need to use special " eclipse glasses " or handheld solar viewers that contain solar filters so that you don't damage your eyes, according to the American Astronomical Society.
  • Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Gets a January Release Date

    Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Gets a January Release Date

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    This Collector's Edition includes a steelbook case, collector's box, a 21cm Warrior of Light figurine, 15-track soundtrack, 80-page hardback artbook, and a Season Pass allowing access to an impending six post-launch DLC characters. Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is now out on Japanese arcade machines, but come January will be available on home consoles. The game is developed by Team Ninja, which brought out Nioh earlier this year, and will see several famous Final Fantasy characters like ...
  • Asteroid Florence to pass safely by Earth on 1 September

    Asteroid Florence to pass safely by Earth on 1 September

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    There are several reasons why this event will be special. NASA plans to take advantage of the asteroid's close approach to capture radar images and learn more about Florence's surface features. It will be an excellent target for radar observations from the ground, according to Nasa. NASA is planning on conducting radar studies of Florence using the Goldstone Solar System Radar in California, and the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Arecibo Observatory in Peurto Rico.
  • Pokemon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon Feature Larger World, New Z-Moves

    Pokemon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon Feature Larger World, New Z-Moves

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    These new games will be about those two creatures and a monster made out of pitch-black crystal. Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon are set to release on November 17 for Nintendo 3DS . All the new clothes available in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon . The map of Alola looks a bit different than it did in Sun and Moon; the game's official website says "ominous clouds are spreading in the sky" above the region and players will encounter "new buildings and landscapes" that weren't ...
  • Apple Watch Series 3 in final testing

    Apple Watch Series 3 in final testing

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    None can explain why smartwatches have failed to take off, but it could be that these devices, except for fitness-focused watches, have failed to attract customers given their reliance on smartphones to work. What's new is that Foxconn's subsidiary Shunsin Technology has entered the Apple Watch supply chain providing system in packaging (SiP) services for the Apple Watch.
  • NASA launches last rocket

    NASA launches last rocket

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    The role of these geosynchronous spacecraft is to provide data back to Earth from the Hubble space telescope, the International Space Station, and a range of other spacecraft set out on exploratory missions in relatively close proximity to Earth.
  • Get a Look at the Wildspire Waste in Monster Hunter

    Get a Look at the Wildspire Waste in Monster Hunter

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    Gear up with your fellow hunters to take down the fearsome creatures that have claimed this territory as their own. The second video shows an example of what would be the normal routine for the game, with the player choosing their next quest, killing the beast, and then using the rewards to improve his or her equipment.
  • Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Bank of America Corporation

    Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Bank of America Corporation

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    With 68,700 avg volume, 5 days are for Tredegar Corporation (NYSE:TG)'s short sellers to cover TG's short positions. Huntington National Bank raised its stake in shares of Tesla Inc. on Friday, February 24. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. Institutional investors now hold around $34.55 billion or 65.2% in TSLA stock.
  • Lowly algae key to rise of complex life

    Lowly algae key to rise of complex life

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    Brocks said the researchers were able to backdate traces of organisms as far back as 650 million years ago. They propose that somewhere around 650 million years ago, a whole lot of ice melted, yielding lots of nutrients that algae took advantage of, breaking the reign of less complex bacteria.