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Watch: World’s most mediocre skier ‘competes’ in Winter Olympics halfpipe

“There are going to be changes to world cup quotas and qualifying to be eligible for the Olympics” reports sportingnews.com. Swaney, who has a graduate degree from Harvard, earned a spot in Hungary’s Olympic delegation through both the country’s quota system and 13 career world cup halfpipe contests, the Denver Post reports. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

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For Timing of Aramco IPO, Watch Forward Oil Price Curve

“Many industry experts are focusing on the current level of oil prices” writes Min Read for reuters.com. It is not clear if the forward oil price indicator will be a key consideration for the timing of a local listing.But if long-dated prices at around $70 are an important factor, this could indicate a listing may be some way away.LONDON (Reuters) – It’s the burning question in the oil industry: when will Saudi Arabia pull the trigger on the Aramco stock market listing?.  Source: reuters.com Share This:

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What to watch in Glencore earnings

“Last year, Glencore said its revenue was $152.95 billion. –CREEPING COST, CAPEX: Analysts at Liberum aren’t expecting anything too exciting from Glencore” writes Oliver Griffin for marketwatch.com. This is more than four times the net income of $1.38 billion Glencore reported in 2016. –REVENUE: A group of 19 analysts forecast revenue of $213.88 billion, according to FactSet.Here’s what you need to know: –NET INCOME: A consensus estimate from 18 analysts compiled by FactSet forecasts net income for the year of $5.57 billion. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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What to watch in BHP Billiton earnings

“DIVIDEND FORECAST: BHP is expected to pay an interim dividend of 48 U.S. cents a share, up from 40 cents a year ago, according to the forecasts” writes Rhiannon Hoyle for marketwatch.com. SYDNEY–BHP Billiton Ltd. is scheduled to report its half-year earnings after the Australian market closes Tuesday.Here is what you need to know: PROFIT FORECAST: Analysts are expecting an underlying net profit, stripping out one-off charges, of US$4.21 billion, according to the median of nine forecasts compiled by The Wall Street Journal. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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How to watch George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr: Live stream the fight online

“Here is our quick and easy guide for how to watch Groves vs Eubank Jr live online from anywhere in the world” reports techradar.com. Where can I watch Groves v Eubank Jr using a VPN? A VPN will enable you to watch the fight from literally anywhere in the world.Simply open the VPN app, hit ‘choose location’ and select the UK to watch Groves v Eubank Jr via TVPlayer.How to watch Groves v Eubank Jr outside the UK If you live outside the UK, you’ll need to seek an alternative…

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13 Russian Nationals Committed ‘Information Warfare’

“He also said the indictment does not suggest the Russian nationals altered the outcome of the 2016 elections” writes Erica R for pbs.org. Rosenstein said that the indictment does not indicate any American was a “knowing participant” in the meddling.Their goal: “spread[ing] distrust towards the candidates and the political system in general.” “The indictment alleges that the Russian conspirators want to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy. Source: pbs.org Share This:

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There’s a new bug that can crash any Apple device with just one simple character

“A recent community bug report over at OpenRadar confirmed as much: “Trying to insert [the symbol] in any system text renderer like TextField, Label, TextView [makes devices] always […] crash.”” writes Edoardo Maggio for businessinsider.com. Mobile World also says that the bug afflicts platforms beyond iOS: watchOS and macOS apps like Notes, Safari, and the App Store all reportedly crash as soon as the infamous character shows up.The latest bug, discovered by Italian blog Mobile World, is focused on a single character of a local Indian language (Telugu), which once…

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Receiving an Indian character crashes Messages and other apps in iOS 11 [U: Mac & Watch too]

“Sending a specific Telugu (Indian language) character to a device running iOS 11.2.5 causes the app to crash, and then fail to re-open” reports 9to5mac.com. There have been a number of cases where sending a particular message to an iOS device causes the Messages app to crash, leaving users unable to re-open it – and a new one has emerged in iOS 11. Source: 9to5mac.com Share This:

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The 10 best movies to watch if you’re doing Valentine’s Day solo

“So, because we care, here are the best movies to watch on Valentine’s Day solo” writes Proma Khosla for mashable.com. Where to watch: Rent or purchase (Amazon, iTunes, YouTube) Honestly who even has time to think about Valentine’s Day when you have to kick butt in a cheerleading competition?. Where to watch: Rent or purchase (Amazon, iTunes, YouTube) There’s barely any romance in Steven Soderbergh’s sleek, star-studded heist, though there is arguably Rusty’s (Brad Pitt) unwavering love of food.Where to watch: Rent or purchase (Amazon, iTunes, YouTube) You need solidarity…

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