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Two senior Samsung execs offer to resign in light of bribery allegations

Jay Y. Lee, leader of Samsung Group and Samsung Electronics' vice chairman, was arrested last week after being named a suspect by the South Korean special prosecutor's office. Choi Ji-sung, dubbed as the second-in-command of the Samsung empire has headed the strategy office since 2012 and Chang has been in charge of the conglomerate's external business.

Warren Buffett urges investors to stick with index funds

Analysts on average had forecast operating profit of US$2,716.60 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. The mobile home unit, which Berkshire bought for $1.7 billion in 2003, came under fire in reports two years ago in the Seattle Times accusing Clayton of driving black, Latino and Native American borrowers into unaffordable subprime loans, and promoting a racist corporate culture.

Dodge Challenger SRT Demon coming with drag mode

Dubbed "Third Law", the 20-second clip showcases the car's suspension system and ends with a photo of the Demon doing a massive burnout at the drag strip. Dodge says the Demon is the best of both worlds when it comes to mechanical and electronic tuning, delivering maximum launch force while maintaining control.

The Huawei Honor V9 official features, price and release date revealed

Photographers might be a bit disappointed that the Nova lite has single-lens 12-megapixel rear-facing camera, but on the bright side, it's got an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The main highlight of the Honor V9 is its dual rear camera setup. There is also a MicroSD card slot for storage expansion upto another 128GB. The top of the line version with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage costs ¥1599 or $232.44.

Apple Watch 3 Shipping in Fall, Switching to Glass-film Touch Surface

This year's model will launch with a glass-film touch panel instead of the touch on lens technology Apple now uses in Apple Watch Series 2. Apple will look to adopt glass-film displays as they procure better yield rates and are cost-friendly.

Michael Owen predicts Sutton United v Arsenal

Chelsea will host Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in an all-Premier League FA Cup quarter-final while Lincoln City's reward for their fifth-round heroics will be a trip to either Sutton United or Arsenal . However, a major shock was never really on the cards as Arsenal's quality ultimately told, even if it was not the dominant display Wenger will have hoped for after their Allianz Arena debacle.

Last-ditch legal bid to stop North Dakota pipeline fails

Chad Harrison, a councilman at-large for the Standing Rock Sioux, said the pipeline company and the government ignored the tribe's concerns for nearly three years before the Obama administration paused the project last September. Although this is a setback for the Indigenous water protectors fighting the pipeline, the judge did say he would consider the case more thoroughly on February 27.

LG G6 to feature new UX 6.0 interface, improved multi-tasking support

It is improvements to the user experience like this that could help the transition to the new aspect ratio, but phone makers will have to put significant effort into showcasing what can be done before app developers begin implementing similar conveniences into their apps.

Call of Duty is returning to 'traditional combat'

During the conference call , Activision's Amrita Ahuja reiterated the plans saying that "traditional combat will once again take centre stage". But action game fans reacted less positively to " Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare ", which iterated more boldly on franchise formulas, sending players to participate in sci-fi, spacebound conflicts.

Things Marketers Should Note From Facebook's Fourth-Quarter Earnings

Facebook is looking to add more users and retain existing ones, though chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on the conference call said there was "no news at all" in the near term about a possible expansion into China, where the site is blocked by government censors.

Wheatland Advisors Inc Cuts Position in Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC) by $4664318

Barclays PLC's target price indicates a potential upside of 29.95% from the stock's previous close. The company has a 52-week high of $19.28. In this case, The stock price has rallied 27.17% in the past 12 Weeks, but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock, the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 18.27%.

Northstar Asset Management Cuts Position in Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) by $4520311

On top of congestion solutions, we believe Starbucks Reward Card loads (which increased 15% to $2.1 billion in the quarter, or nearly 10% of our expected revenue outlook for the year), personalized marketing, and other tech innovations like "My Starbucks Barista" voice-recognition technology will help Starbucks reach its full-year target-including mid-single-digit comps and 8%-10% revenue growth for the year, despite a likely uneven USA retail traffic landscape.

Thousands rally for school vouchers at Texas capitol

Of the just over 482,000 students who attend Mississippi's public schools, children enrolled in in the state's three charters, all located in Jackson, comprise less than 1-percent. 874 events are planned across IL to raise awareness about K - 12 school choice this week. Some lawmakers have said that passing such legislation would violate the Texas Constitution which mandates a system of "public free schools".

Net neutrality critic Ajit Pai elevated to FCC chairman, reports say

He's a fierce and vocal critic of many regulations passed by the commission's Democratic majority, including the 2015 net neutrality rules... He recently reiterated a prediction that the commission's Open Internet Order, which established net neutrality, would be reversed or overturned in one way or another.

Tesla's Musk vows to release major upgrades despite customer complaints

But newer Tesla vehicles will remain bereft of autopilot and semi-autonomous features that older Tesla vehicles benefit from. The update also reportedly includes Traffic-Aware Cruise Control, which automatically regulates speed for freeway driving (capped at a maximum of 75 mph), and it enables drivers to set the distance at which they want to receive a forward collision warning.

What Investors Need to Know About Nintendo's Switch Console

Nintendo Switch promotes a more engaging gaming experience, much like its predecessor - the Wii U . The latter features a remote which works extremely well with sports titles like tennis, boxing and golf. Commercial Success for the Nintendo Switch? Australian consumer electronics retailers including the likes of JB HI Fi and EB Games could have a long-term victor on their hands as opposed to an instant hit, with analysts predicting Nintendo's new Switch gaming console will sell 40 ...

Is Mark Zuckerberg too busy to update his own Facebook page?

Under legislation dating back to 1850 known as the Kuleana Act , nearly a dozen native families now have the right to live on small sections of land within the billionaire's property on the island, according to the Honolulu Star Advertiser .

Donald Trump names Jets owner Woody Johnson ambassador to the United Kingdom

Lets hope Johnson has a better grasp on worldwide relations than he does football. Reportedly , Trump was at a luncheon earlier today where he referenced Johnson as his pick for ambassador, though there had not been an official announcement made at that point.

Tesla avoids recall as Autopilot exonerated over fatal crash

The investigation was closely watched by automakers who are introducing semi-autonomous features and pursuing fully self-driving vehicles. The NHTSA said it would continue to monitor the safety of Autopilot and would take further action if necessary.

Arizona G Allonzo Trier 'Shocked' To Learn Of Failed PED Test

Trier appealed his suspension and won, according to the ESPN report , but the NCAA mandated that Trier can not play until the drug in question is out of his system. He appealed to the NCAA and was ultimately cleared, however, Trier can not play again until the PED has completely cleared his system. While Trier waits for the drug to pass through, he's been allowed to practice and travel with the team .

Samsung Galaxy S8 price, launch date leaked

This time, GSM Arena shared that it has received more information from a particular case manufacturer regarding the exact measurements of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. In terms of specifications, the Galaxy S8 series are expected to feature dual-edge curved displays, with thin bezels. In connection with the latest development, some users have reported receiving text messages informing them that their device will cease functioning at the end of this month.

Germany v Italy over FCA diesel emissions, again

Germany's transport minister ha. The two officials have been in conflict since May over the company's cars. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accused Fiat Chrysler last week of avoiding the emissions standards in more than 100,000 of the diesel vehicles.

SpaceX successfully returns to flight

The first stage engines shut down about two-and-a-half minutes after launch. The launch on Saturday requires SpaceX to deploy 10 Iridium-NEXT satellites into orbit using a dispenser at the second stage of the rocket. This time another Falcon 9 rocket will be carrying Iridium NEXT satellites into space. But during this five-month hiatus, SpaceX missed out on six proposed launches which would have brought in more than $370 million in revenue , Business Insider reports.

China's Exports Return to Decline, Import Growth Eases

In December alone, China's exports fell by a more-than-predicted 6.1% from a year earlier, hit by continued weak global demand, while imports grew 3.1%. That left the country with a trade surplus of $40.82 billion for the month, the General Administration of Customs said. Chinese exports had slumped 16 per cent in 2009.

YouTube Super Chat lets viewers stand out during a livestream

Google has describe Super Chat as a "highlighted message in the chat stream that stands out from the crowd to get even more of your favourite creator's attention". Now YouTube has chose to shut down its Fan Funding feature, which allowed users to donate to channels with it turned on. We're building new solutions for creators to monetize content, and for fans to support their favorite creators.

Windows 10 Insider Preview: This Is a Big One

Among the updates coming to Microsoft's Edge browser, for example, are additional tools to make it easier to keep track of and manage multiple tabs, including a new visual preview panel that lets users scroll through all their open tabs without having to leave the one that's now on the screen (see picture, above).

Kardashian robbery probe: Driver, 2 others released in Paris

The three were among 17 people arrested in co-ordinated raids across France on Monday. Officials say brothers Michael Madar, 40, and Gary Madar, 27, worked for the same auto service company and were among those arrested Monday. "They're going to shoot me in the back", Kim said while fighting through tears as she recalled the robbery. The two witnesses to the robbery - Kardashian West herself as well the night-watchman - apparently both told police that their aggressors were men "of a ...

Samsung Galaxy S8 Could Put Galaxy S6, S7 Numbers To Shame

The site has indeed contacted several of its sources to try to learn more about the Galaxy S8 and the latter have taught him that the manufacturer had spent large orders at its usual suppliers. Further, as the release of the phone is pushed back, there is a lot more riding on the phone to make up for Q1 2017 results which will likely see a lot of expenditure and little income.

Asus Zenfone AR is the first Tango and Daydream-ready smartphone

Yesterday Asus announced Zenfone AR world's first 8GB RAM smartphone at CES 2017 . This one comes with dual 12MP lenses - one a 25mm f/1.7 aperture lens with optical image stabilisation, the other a more serious 59mm, f/2.8 one - plus laser autofocus, 2.3x optical zoom, and dual-tone flash.

Two-year-old saves twin brother trapped under fallen dresser

Ricky and Kayli Shoff of Orem, Utah, said they were hesitant to make the video public, but made a decision to do it as a warning to other parents about the dangers of unsecured dressers. "I really believe in a twin bond". "We didn't hear anything", Ricky Shoff , the father of the twins, told CNN . Ricky Shoff shared video of the terrifying moment, hoping to help prevent parents from going through something similar with their own children.