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Las Vegas embraces solar power as MGM Resorts goes green

“MGM Resorts will buy all the energy produced by the facility to help power its 13 properties on the Las Vegas Strip” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. MGM Resorts International has partnered with Chicago-based Invenergy to develop a 100 megawatt (MW) solar array 25 miles north of Las Vegas.This array will be a new source of clean energy that will help power our Las Vegas resorts.”. “Protecting the planet is a business imperative for MGM Resorts and it is our responsibility to find innovative ways where we can use clean…

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GE’s stock pares some gains; analyst says it’s too early to buy

“Analyst Jim Corridore at CFRA cut his stock price target to $16 from $18 while keeping his rating at hold, citing GE’s “ongoing operational difficulties.”” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. “Results continue to be hurt by difficulties at power, where operating profits fell 38%, and oil and gas where it fell 30%,” Corridore wrote in a note to clients. The stock has shed 10.2% over the past three months, while the SPDR Industrial Select Sector ETF XLI, -0.54% has lost 4.9% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.75% has…

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Save on power banks and re-charge your devices anywhere you go

“Amazon has plenty of power banks on sale today to keep just about anything juiced up” writes Carlos Cadorniga for mashable.com. This smartphone power bank doesn’t heat up when in use, so overheating shouldn’t be an issue.Banish this forever with a power bank to keep you charged.For tablet and smartphone users, this power bank has got you covered. Source: mashable.com Share This:

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G.E. Earnings Show Some Signs of a Turnaround

“In its jet engine business, revenue rose 7 percent, to $7.11 billion, and operating profits rose 26 percent to $1.60 billion” writes Steve Lohr for nytimes.com. But G.E.’s revenue from its industrial operations, excluding acquisitions and currency swings, fell 4 percent, to $23.8 billion.Flannery warned the that it might take a year or two to fix the power business, prompting G.E. to cut its dividend for only the second time since the Great Depression.G.E.’s power turbine business remains weak, with revenue down 9 percent, to $7.22 billion, and orders down…

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Analyzing Phishing Trends Using Phish.AI, PhishTank, G. Big Query,G. Data Studio

“PhishTank is a free community website where users and security vendors submit and share phishing data” writes Yevgeny Pats for phish.ai. We decided to put our technology to the test and use some of Google data warehouse and analysis tools.PhishTank is doing a great job of collecting phishing data from the community around the world. Source: phish.ai Share This:

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GE profit beats expectations despite weakening power business

“General Electric posted higher profit than Wall Street expected as cost cuts in its power business softened the impact of weakening sales” writes Michael Nagle Bloomberg for washingtonexaminer.com. GE reaffirmed its full-year profit target of $1 to $1.07 a share, with industrial cash flow of as much as $7 billion, a key concern for shareholders including activist Trian Partners. The CEO said in January that he expects to continue shrinking GE Capital, the once-sprawling lending arm that also houses the insurance business, which his predecessor began winding down in 2015. Source:…

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GE Rises on Earnings and Revenue Beats Despite Weakness in Power

“GE’s aviation, healthcare, renewables and transportation units all grew earnings, Flannery said” writes Anders Keitz for thestreet.com. Orders of $5.6 billion for power were down 29% year over year and revenue fell 9% to $7.2 billion.That being said, GE reaffirmed its full-year guidance and expects earnings in the range of $1 to $1.07 a share. Source: thestreet.com Share This:

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Britain goes two days without using coal for first time in 136 years

“Britain has gone more than two days without using any coal-fired power for the first time in more than a century” writes Tom Embury-dennis for independent.co.uk. Carbon Tracker, a think tank specialising in the energy sector, said it expected “more records to be broken this summer as coal continues its rapid decline”.It is the first time the nation has been powered for so long without using coal since the world’s first coal-fired power station for public use was opened in London in 1882. It comes just weeks after wind power set a…

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