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GoPro Shares Rise On News Of New Cameras; Bullish Options Active
GoPro shares rose 3 percent to touch a new high and options volume looked set to hit a record on Tuesday, a day after the maker of cameras worn by surfers and skydivers said it would be launching two new action cameras, as well as a lower priced beginner-friendly model. The stock has become a momentum-crowd favorite recently, with shares nearly tripling from their first-day closing price of $31.34 on June 26. GoPro said on Monday that the two new action cameras would be available from October 5. Read More >>
John Cusack Slams Hollywood, Compares Town To A "Whorehouse" Where "People Go Mad"
All the lights and cameras may give Hollywood a glamorous feeling from the outside. But from John Cusack's perspective, the the place isn't too shiny inside. "You can't make it up," he told The Guardian while promoting his new movie Map to the Stars. "It's a whorehouse and people go mad." He added, "The culture just eats young actors up and spits them out. It's a hard thing to survive without finding safe harbour." The 48-year-old actor credits legends like Al Pacino and Rob Reiner for getting him on the right track when he was a young actor.Read More >>
John Oliver Coins A New Slogan For Drones
John Oliver coined a new slogan for drones on Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight : "Appealingly cheap and incredibly deadly." In response to news that the United States launched drone strikes in northwestern Pakistan and in Yemen , Oliver and his team of writers tried to find some concrete answers to questions about how and when the government decides to use drones. As is expected from the show, Oliver manages to find the humor in a sober topic.Read More >>
Savannah Guthrie And Baby Vale Visit Today
Savannah Guthrie was back on Today Monday with a very special guest: Her 1-month-old daughter, Vale Guthrie Feldman! The new mama, hubby Mike Feldman and their little lady didn't let their NBC family know in advance they'd be dropping by Studio 1A, so Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker and Tamron Hall were in for an exciting surprise as Carson Daly introduced the "most awesome 'Guess the Guest'" ever: Baby Vale! "Everything's great," gushed Savannah, who is currently on maternity leave.Read More >>
Snooki -- My Baby Was Born ... ON CAMERA!
If you wanted to see what Snooki giving birth looks like you're in luck, and also a little twisted. Snooki popped out a baby girl named Giovanna Marie Friday morning and sources say it was filmed for "Snooki & Jwoww." Of course, the show airs on MTV, so sources add there won't be anything too graphic. People close to Snooks say that the reality star popped sooner than expected, but she ended up having an incredibly easy delivery. No co-stars were on deck for the birthing, just family.Read More >>
Sony To Hold Event October 9 -- Xperia Z3 To Make Appearance?
It's Sony's turn to get into the mix. The Japanese consumer-electronics giant plans to hold an event on October 9 in New York. The invitation was sent out by Sony's mobile division, suggesting that the Xperia Z3 smartphone, which was unveiled at the IFA trade show earlier this month, could be a focus of the event. The Xperia Z3 Compact, or a wholly new product, could be involved too. A company spokeswoman declined to provide further details.Read More >>
Hands on with Mozilla`s Firefox OS for phonesMozilla wants to democratize the smartphone market with Firefox OS, which is designed to run on low-cost smartphones and will come to the developRead More
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Why Your Next Laptop Won`t Be Just a LaptopA look at the newest hybrid laptop /tablets from the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Read More
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Robonaut Operates Task Board in SpacePhoto Credit: NASA In the International Space Station's Destiny laboratory, Robonaut 2 is pictured on Jan. 2, duRead More