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Exploding Ants: New Species Bursts Into Toxic Goo to Destroy Its Enemies

Exploding Ants: New Species Bursts Into Toxic Goo to Destroy Its Enemies Scientists discovered astonishing Southeast Asian exploding ants residing in the trees at the Borneo jungle. The ant doesn't literally explode in a Michael Bay sort of way, but the desperate measure causes a sticky and toxic liquid to pour out from its bloated glands-a noxious substance that's capable of killing the intruder. [Full Article...]

Aviation Police Dictate jet engine Reviews

Aviation Police Dictate jet engine Reviews The agency issued the emergency directive after the maker of the engine, CFM International, called for the inspection of fan blades on CFM56-7B engines. Inspections take between two and four hours per engine, according to the FAA and manufacturer. The directive will require an ultrasonic inspection of fan blades when they reach a certain number of takeoffs and landings. [Full Article...]

FAA to order inspections of jet engines after Southwest blast

FAA to order inspections of jet engines after Southwest blast As a result, FAA is ordering airlines use ultrasonic detection devices to inspect all 24 fan blades on older CFM56-7B engines for cracks. CFM, a joint venture of General Electric and the French company Safran Aircraft Engines, said it also recommended inspections of all other fan blades when they reach 20,000 cycles, and repeating the inspections every 3,000 cycles, which it said, "represents abou... [Full Article...]

Summary of Genus plc (LON:GNS) Ratings as of April 21, 2018

It has underperformed by 0.48% the S&P500. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. Since January 24, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $538,560 activity. Deutsche Telekom Holding B.V . also bought $17.34 million worth of T-Mobile US, Inc. [Full Article...]

Fuel prices likely to go up by Rs5 per litre

Fuel prices likely to go up by Rs5 per litre Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram also lashed out at the Modi government over the steep increase in fuel prices and said it has become clueless and floundering and is living off an oil bonanza. Since then, petrol and diesel prices are revised daily based on the global crude oil rates and currency conversion against the U.S. dollar. We voluntarily can't reduce the prices. [Full Article...]

More SA users in Facebook privacy breach

More SA users in Facebook privacy breach Now, Facebook is set to legally separate European users from those outside of Europe. It doesn't. The solution has always been manual-an update from Facebook isn't likely to fix users' propensity for sensational, absurd news items that they eventually don't bother verifying, so the burden still lies on the users themselves. [Full Article...]

Facebook collects the data of non-facebook users as well, Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook collects the data of non-facebook users as well, Mark Zuckerberg For Zuckerberg to claim that he has never heard the term is questionable but possible. Don't use any Facebook apps, like Mafia Wars. He described the CEO's congressional hearings last week as "a pretty strong mea culpa in terms of things they could have done better", adding that he did "quite a good job" under questioning from United States lawmakers. [Full Article...]

Procter & Gamble buying Merck's health brands for $4.2B

Procter & Gamble buying Merck's health brands for $4.2B German Merck has been considering a sale of the business since late previous year, and had according to Reuters had attracted suitors such as Nestle, Perrigo, and Stada owners Bain and Cinven. The same period of previous year reportedly had EPS of $0.96 on $15.61 billion in revenue. Both the listed subsidiaries of the U.S. giant - P&G Health and Hygiene and Gillette India - have seen their... [Full Article...]

Oil prices hit $75 as Saudi seeks hike

Oil prices hit $75 as Saudi seeks hike Opec, which has been curbing output by 1.8 million barrels a day since January 2017, will need to "over-tighten the market rather than under-tighten the market", to keep United States shale from flooding the sector, said Michael Tran, managing director, global energy strategy at RBC Capital Markets in an interview with The National in Abu Dhabi. [Full Article...]

P&G to buy German Merck's Consumer Health Unit

P&G to buy German Merck's Consumer Health Unit It was reported to the sources by initial suitors such as Nestle, Perrigo, and Stada owners Bain and Cinven. Products marketed by German Merck's consumer division include Seven Seas cod liver oil and Bion3 supplements. P&G also announced it would also terminate its consumer care joint venture with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, PGT Healthcare, on July 1, saying P&G and Teva's strategies were ... [Full Article...]

McBride plc (LON:MCB) Weekly Ratings on April 19, 2018

McBride plc (LON:MCB) Weekly Ratings on April 19, 2018 Panagora Asset Mgmt has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT). Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in 2017 Q4. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas invested in 0.3% or 167,600 shares. Liberum Capital has "Buy" rating and GBX 260 target. Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, February 2 report. Peel Hunt maintained the stock with "Buy" rating i... [Full Article...]

Russia's Telegram block hits web users

Russia's Telegram block hits web users Russia's state communications regulator on Tuesday said it had blocked IP addresses owned by Google and Amazon, saying they were being used by the Telegram messaging service which Moscow moved to ban this week. Team Empire , an eSports organization, also reported problems with using Twitch in Russian Federation, tweeting that "because Russian Federation tries to shut down Telegram and fail... [Full Article...]

Amazon recruits Best Buy to sell Fire TV Edition smart TVs

Amazon recruits Best Buy to sell Fire TV Edition smart TVs The televisions will be branded " Fire TVs ", the same name Amazon uses for its streaming set-top boxes. Unlike with an Echo device, you have to hit a button to reach Alexa , as it's not listening for a wake word. "It's only possible because we trust each other". Connect any HD antenna and instantly use Alexa to search for and watch broadcast TV, or choose from a vast catalog of streaming TV epis... [Full Article...]

Cadillac President Johan De Nysschen Leaves GM, Is Replaced by Steve Carlisle

Cadillac President Johan De Nysschen Leaves GM, Is Replaced by Steve Carlisle Sales blossomed for the Volkswagen division under de Nysschen, although he did enjoy a flurry of new products during his eight-year tenure with the German luxury brand. The GM veteran joined the company in 1982 and once served as vice president of US sales operations. Sales declined 8 percent past year and dropped another 4.6 percent through March, leading to his ousting as Cadillac president. [Full Article...]

Halifax bank to close in York

Halifax bank to close in York The stock is now showing upward return of 1.64% throughout last week and witnessed bearish return of -3.29% in one month period. The stock dispatched 1.81% performance during the quarter and performance arrived at 9.14% over the last six months. [Full Article...]

Syrian air defences shoot down missiles in Homs

Syrian air defences shoot down missiles in Homs Syrian air defenses responded to a missile attack over Homs which targeted Shayrat air base late Monday night, Syrian state television reported, according Reuters . Tuesday's television reports, however, did not provide details about who carried out the airstrikes . Amid the growing tensions between Damascus and Jerusalem, Syria claimed on Tuesday that it shot down several missiles that were... [Full Article...]

Google, card lobby want Aadhaar to fail: UIDAI to Supreme Court

Google, card lobby want Aadhaar to fail: UIDAI to Supreme Court We can not compare ourselves with Google , (which is) using a learning algorithm, meant for artificial intelligence. The bench, which hurled many questions, asked UIDAI about the issue of misuse of information on Aadhaar and why the authorities were allowing private entities to use the Aadhaar platform for various purposes and referred to the legal provision to this effect. [Full Article...]

NDRC sets timeline to open up China's auto sector

NDRC sets timeline to open up China's auto sector China's state planner said in a statement on Tuesday that the country will remove limits on companies making full-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in 2018, commercial-vehicle companies in 2020, and the wider passenger vehicle market by 2022. [Full Article...]

Pipeline Battle Escalates as Alberta Prepares to Turn Off Taps

Pipeline Battle Escalates as Alberta Prepares to Turn Off Taps As for lost revenue to Saskatchewan if it restricted exports to B.C., the latest numbers from Statistics Canada shows Saskatchewan traded more than $350 million of refined petroleum products to B.C. He said Alberta knows this and has no intention to ever use the measures in the bill. "We're being hurt by not having access, whether it be through rail or by pipeline capacity for our landlocked pro... [Full Article...]

" "Barclays Reiterates "$220.00" Price Target for Alibaba Group (BABA)

The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 3 by Citigroup. The stock increased 2.43% or $4.01 during the last trading session, reaching $168.84. About 603,275 shares traded. On Tuesday, March 6 the stock of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA ) earned "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $125 target. [Full Article...]


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