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Dow rises to record as tech stocks recover

Dow rises to record as tech stocks recover

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 92.8 points, or 0.44 per cent, to 21,328.47, the S&P 500 gained 10.96 points, or 0.45 per cent, to 2,440.35 and the Nasdaq Composite added 44.90 points, or 0.73 per cent, to 6,220.37. Facebook declined 3.3% for its biggest daily fall since November past year. Apple specifically came under selling pressure following a report that the coming iPhone 8 wouldn't be as fast as its rivals .


EC Issues Notification for President's Election

EC Issues Notification for President's Election

Leaders of opposition parties will hold their meetingthis afternoon to chalk out their joint strategy and come upwith a consensus candidate. The elections for the country's 14th president - a largely ceremonial role - are to be held on July 17 and votes will be counted three days later, the commission announced last week.



Happy With Apple? Consider Tipping Its App Providers

No wonder it's ranked #8 on Apple's charts of top grossing utility apps. Worse, some of them are rising high in the App Store rankings, as a new report details. Top Charts had a ripple effect on the increasing popularity of featured apps or viral apps therefore demoting it to a second click will impact burst campaigns that developers did for user acquisition and may even dilute the effect of charts induced virality.


Extensive Fire at Grenfell Tower in West London Claims Lives

Extensive Fire at Grenfell Tower in West London Claims Lives

Forty fire engines and over 200 firefighters and officers have been called to douse the blazes at Grenfell Tower . A massive fire raced through a high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday, leaving an unknown number of people dead and dozens more hospitalized.



AG Sessions: Accusations of Russian Federation collusion 'appalling'

Barely a month after Trump dismissed Comey, rumors have been circulating that he may yet seek to sack Robert Mueller, the special counsel appointed following the FBI chief's ouster to head the agency's Russian Federation investigation. Sessions said he did not hold an undisclosed meeting with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak at a speech by then-candidate Trump at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington previous year.


Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

Shadow of War is expected to release on October 10, 2017 for XBO, PS4, and PC. Aside from spotlighting how to dominate orcs twice the size of protagonist Talion, this gameplay reveal also showcased orc interaction, with hints on how orc culture will be depicted in Shadow of War .