Components drive record Samsung profits as mobile sales slide

Samsung's display business also posted a strong rise in sales, with revenue of 7.29 trillion won (about $6.4 billion) up about 21 percent year-over-year. Last October, the company made headlines after a number of its Galaxy Note 7 devices overheat... More..

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Samsung Posts Biggest Quarterly Net Profit Since 2013 on Chip Sales

January-March operating profit for Asia's most valuable company by market capitalisation was 9.9 trillion won ($8.75 billion), compared with Samsung's earlier guidance of 9.9 trillion won. Visitors try out Sams...More..

Wild windstorm fells fences, takes out power in LA area
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Wild windstorm fells fences, takes out power in LA area

County ended at 9 a.m. Friday morning, but will be extended until 2 p.m. Saturday for Orange County, while a regular wind advisory continues for the Santa Monica Mountain Recreational Area and the San Fernando ...More..

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Threats of Violence, Then Calm, as Ann Coulter Is Berkeley No-Show

By 1 p.m., university officials announced that two arrests had been made by campus police: One person was arrested for allegedly carrying a knife on campus. Conservative pundit Ann Coulter was set to speak at...More..

NASA spacecraft survives dive through Saturn's rings
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NASA spacecraft survives dive through Saturn's rings

According to NASA , Cassini travelled within approximately 300 kilometres of Saturn's innermost visible ring edge and within approximately 3,000 kilometres of the planet's cloud tops. The next dive of what NASA...More..

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Samsung profit boosted by chips, sees better earnings from the S8

Samsung can not ignore the impending launch of the 10th anniversary iPhone as there is already so much hype building around it, Kaur said. Against this backdrop, the company will strive to maintain profitabilit...More..

NASA releases images from first-ever dive through Saturn's rings
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NASA releases images from first-ever dive through Saturn's rings

While mission managers were confident Cassini would pass through the gap successfully, they took extra precautions with this first dive, as the region had never been explored. Throughout each dive, Cassini will...More..

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LG Elec says first quarter profit up 82 percent from year earlier

First-quarter operating profit for Asia's most valuable company by market capitalization was 9.9 trillion won ($8.75 billion), matching Samsung's earlier guidance. The South Korean company also said it had deci...More..

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NASA's Cassini survives unprecedented trip between Saturn, rings

NASA explained that its Deep Space Network Goldstone Complex in California's Mojave Desert picked up Cassini's signal at 2:56 a.m. EDT on Thursday and data began flowing from the probe four minutes later. (...More..

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Don't aggravate tensions on Korean Peninsula

In sum, all parties concerned should exercise restraint and refrain from any remarks and action that will aggravate tensions on the Peninsula. Xi's comments come on the back of increasing signs that China may...More..

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Is This the Most We've Ever Heard Kate Middleton Speak?

In a newly released video , the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge , William and Catherine, sit down at a picnic table with Prince Harry to discuss candidly why they have made mental health the focus of their ...More..

Which Analysts Are Watching State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC)?
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Which Analysts Are Watching State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC)?

Volatility of the shares is also to be considered while making the investment decisions. The insurance provider reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0...More..

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Uber Makes It Easier To Delete Accounts, Control Use Of Location Data

One new setting, known internally as "Dear John", wipes your account data from Uber's servers. Uber said this protracted deletion period is a way for users to reverse their decision if they change their minds...More..

This is the Closest we've Ever Been to Saturn
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This is the Closest we've Ever Been to Saturn

Cassini's next dive through is scheduled to take place on May 2 2017. Moreover, no other spacecraft has ever gone this close to Saturn, giving it the best opportunities to take the never-before-seen photos. Thi...More..

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Samsung reports biggest quarterly net profit since 2013

Analysts according to data provider FactSet expected a net income of 7.1 trillion won. We're talking 9.9 trillion won ($8.75 billion) earned in the 90-day timeframe kicking off 2017, which represents a 48 per...More..

Chrysler plumps up 2017 Pacifica with new value-oriented Touring Plus
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Chrysler plumps up 2017 Pacifica with new value-oriented Touring Plus

Chrysler announced today the addition of the Touring Plus model to the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica lineup, extending the appeal of the all-new minivan to more customers. It joins five other models - LX ($28,995), ...More..

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Samsung just confirmed the Galaxy Note 8 is coming this year

Once destined for the scrap heap, Samsung is taking 300,000 of the approximately four million returned Note 7 units that didn't explode, putting in a smaller battery, and putting them back on sale. Samsung's op...More..

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Pep Guardiola has no complaints about the tactics of United

Persistent rumours suggest that a deal is in place for him to join Everton this summer, yet United captain Rooney side-stepped questions on his future ahead of Thursday night's Manchester derby at the Etihad...More..

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The starting lineups for tonight's Manchester derby have been announced

Ibrahimovic, 35, suffered a serious knee injury in last week's Europa League victory over Anderlecht and was due to undergo surgery in the United States this week. "But the future is also in the hands of a ...More..

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Samsung Confirms Plans For New Flagship Smartphone Later This Year

It was the biggest quarterly net profit since the third quarter of 2013. The company attributed its strong performance mostly to expanded sales of premium memory chips. Moreover, "Samsung will also look to su...More..