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Dame Linda Dobbs appointed to review HBoS fraud case

Dame Linda Dobbs appointed to review HBoS fraud case

The bank set aside around £100m earlier this month to compensate customers, who suffered due to an HBOS fraud which ran up losses of £250m for the now collapsed bank. Lloyds also said today it expects to start making the pay-outs to the victims involved "from late May onwards", though added the length of time required to assess each customer case will depend upon the individual situation. Consulte Mais Informação

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Man with knives arrested near Britain's House of Parliament

Man with knives arrested near Britain's House of Parliament

The Metropolitan Police said he was arrested on Thursday "following a stop and search as part of an ongoing operation", and was held at approximately 2.22pm by armed officers from the specialist firearms command. Gabrielle Hennessy, 20, a U.S. tourist, described seeing police rush at a man. Witnesses reported seeing armed police blocking off Whitehall, a street lined with government buildings, and a man on the ground surrounded by police. Consulte Mais Informação

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WWII ganha primeiro trailer — Call of Duty

WWII ganha primeiro trailer — Call of Duty

Assista agora mesmo o primeiro trailer do mais novo título da franquia Call of Duty . Você não pode simplesmente ficar lá de pé tomando sete balas no peito, se esquivando, atirando novamente. Um deles é a Batalha na Floresta de Hürtgen, na Alemanha, considerado o conflito mais longo em solo alemão durante a guerra. "Na Segunda Guerra Mundial os soldados enfrentavam os inimigos com a intenção de não ser um objectivo tão simples". Consulte Mais Informação

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Holds Record for Most Days in Space

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Holds Record for Most Days in Space

After Whitson described technology to support long-duration manned trips to space - including a system that converts urine to drinking water for astronauts - Trump went off script. And at 57, she is the oldest woman to travel to space. The president, flanked by his daughter Ivanka and astronaut Kate Rubins, spoke during a video conference with Peggy Whitson and other NASA astronauts on the global space station. Consulte Mais Informação

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Razer lança o Lancehead, o mouse sem fio "mais poderoso do mundo"

Segundo a Razer , a tecnologia sem fio sincroniza a resposta entre o periférico e o computador da forma mais rápida e sem interferência na banda de 2.4 Ghz, garantindo uma experiência sem lags. Os botões do novo rato são Switches Mecânicos Razer , co-desenvolvidos e produzidos com a Omron. A Razer também lançará uma versão do mouse voltada para jogadores de e-sports, o Razer Lancehead Tournament Edition . Consulte Mais Informação

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Samsung foresees bigger profit in 2017 as memory chips soar

Samsung foresees bigger profit in 2017 as memory chips soar

Strong memory chip earnings propelled tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to its best quarterly profit in more than three years, the South Korean firm said today as its first-quarter results matched its earlier guidance. Samsung made it clear Thursday that it rejected such a move and it will stick to its current structure as its board of directors believed that such a change would hurt the company's competitiveness. Consulte Mais Informação

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Straight Path gets unsolicited buyout offer 'superior' to AT&T bid

Straight Path gets unsolicited buyout offer 'superior' to AT&T bid

Fred's, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 4 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 39.12% of shares outstanding. The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 6.04% and Monthly Volatility of 4.23%. Straight Path , which holds FCC licenses for lucrative 5G spectrum, was approached by AT&T earlier this month, and now says it has a competing offer that is superior. Consulte Mais Informação

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Iowan Breaks US Space Travel Record

Iowan Breaks US Space Travel Record

On Monday at 3:27PM AEST, she made history yet again by breaking astronaut Jeff Williams' record for cumulative time in space by an American astronaut, which was 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes. Ms Whitson broke the NASA cumulative record set previous year by astronaut Jeffrey Williams; Scott Kelly holds the USA record for consecutive days in space at 340. Consulte Mais Informação

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Earth makes appearance between Saturn's rings in new Cassini image

Earth makes appearance between Saturn's rings in new Cassini image

But before Cassini goes out all space-Viking-funeral-style, it has a few things to check off its interplanetary bucket list, including the closest-yet fly-by of Saturn's giant moon, Titan. Cassini first photographed Earth from Saturn in July 2013. It's actually a relatively small planet, and humans - we're much smaller. There's no turning back once Cassini flies past Titan, Maize said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Samsung's profit at 3-year high thanks to memory chips

Samsung's profit at 3-year high thanks to memory chips

It was humiliated by the Galaxy Note 7 recall previous year, which cost it billions of dollars and dealt a blow to its reputation but has just launched a new flagship device, the Galaxy S8, to positive reviews and strong orders. The scandal has been a major distraction for Samsung management, already under pressure from US -based Elliott which in October called for the company to adopt a holding company structure by splitting itself in two, and to pay out a 30 trillion won ($26.75 billion) ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Ming-Chi Kuo: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Feature Dual Rear Cameras

Ming-Chi Kuo: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Feature Dual Rear Cameras

While a Note 8 seems to be coming at some point, don't expect the phone to be released until the end of 2017. At least, that's according to Ming-Chi Kuo, who is a noted tipster when it comes to making predictions about Apple's new devices. The "Note 8's dual-camera will be much better than that of iPhone 7 Plus, and likely match that of OLED iPhone", the analyst wrote. The Galaxy Note 8 will reportedly pack a 6.4-inch OLED display with QHD+ resolution, an Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835 chip ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Strike ends at South African Airways

Strike ends at South African Airways

SAA had won a labour court interdict only after the union's legal representatives were not able to fully prepare legal documentation and make arguments on Wednesday morning, Shabangu said. But that's also because of exchange rates. Cabin crew are now outside Airways Park in Johannesburg . "We all get equal". South African Airways says it is experiencing some domestic flight delays and cancellations because of a strike by some cabin crew. Consulte Mais Informação

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IPhones That Charge Over Wi-Fi? Apple Is Working On It

IPhones That Charge Over Wi-Fi? Apple Is Working On It

KGI Securities has consequently revised its estimates on the sales of the next series of iPhones including the iPhone 8, iPhone 7S Plus, and iPhone 7S downwards. Like the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, there is no headphone jack in sight so we're hoping the removal of this extra component will allow the company to incorporate some much-needed improvements, such as a larger battery capacity. Consulte Mais Informação

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