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Pokemon Go capture bonus to make it easier to catch rare Pokemon Pokemon Go capture bonus to make it easier to catch rare Pokemon
- October 06, 2016

Pokémon Go " s next update will introduce a capture bonus to the game that should make collecting rare Pokémon easier, according to Niantic . These bonuses will then give the player, a better chance of capturing Pokemon of the same type. (more...)
Scottish Ebola nurse back in hospital, condition stable Scottish Ebola nurse back in hospital, condition stable
- October 06, 2016

Ms. Cafferkey has family roots in Rannyhual near Kincasslagh. "She is undergoing further investigations and her condition remains stable". Police Scotland said it had "assisted in the transfer of a patient". Following her return to the United Kingdom, the Nursing and Midwifery Council accused her of misconduct, claiming she had allowed an incorrect temperature to be recorded. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew Kills 26 in Caribbean
- October 06, 2016

Every county is focused on it though. "We've been working on it even before today", Scott said . Category 3 hurricanes have winds in excess of 110 miles per hour. Forecasters said Matthew, which had dropped slightly to a unsafe Category 3 storm after crossing land in Haiti and eastern Cuba, was expected to strengthen anew into a potent Category 4 hurricane in the coming day or so as it nears Florida. (more...)
A look at some of the most deadly United States hurricanes A look at some of the most deadly United States hurricanes
- October 06, 2016

The Haitian government postponed Sunday's presidential election, in part because numerous schools and churches that are used as polling stations are serving as shelters. An evacuation order was also issued in SC, forcing one million people to evacuate the coastal area. It was the first time the lanes had been reversed. (more...)
'Fixed Samsung Galaxy Note 7' causes fire on plane
- October 06, 2016

The most recent incident in China involved a phone blowing up and damaging a MacBook Pro. The select type of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone allowed to be used on-board have a green battery charge indication on their screen. "I have a special message for anyone watching tonight's show who watching this on a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 - run for your lives", said Stephen Colbert on his popular CBS show, The Late Show, about the smartphone that enjoyed great popularity because of its curved, ... (more...)
Polish PM, lawmakers abandon support for abortion ban after mass protests
- October 06, 2016

Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin cited the demonstrations in explaining the decision, saying the women " caused us to think and taught us humility ". Poland's restrictions on abortion are already incredibly severe. The proposed law would make abortion illegal in all instances: violations would carry a prison sentence of up to five years for women and their doctors. (more...)
Hurricane Watch Issued for Part of the South Carolina Coast Hurricane Watch Issued for Part of the South Carolina Coast
- October 06, 2016

The real killer, though, might be the storm surge that, combined with as much as 10 inches of rain, could inundate miles of low-lying tidal areas and cut off barrier islands from the mainland. In North Carolina, Gov. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency for more than half the state's 100 counties. Late Wednesday afternoon, the USA military announced that a small advance team would start preparing for the arrival of roughly 100 military personnel and nine ... (more...)
Constellation sales beat as beer demand surges; stock tracks new high Constellation sales beat as beer demand surges; stock tracks new high
- October 06, 2016

Constellation continues to see strong sales gains from the Mexican beer brands it acquired full control of in 2013. Constellation Brands, a leading beverage alcohol company, has entered the high-end whiskey market with the purchase of High West Distillery, company officials announced Wednesday. (more...)
Dining Hall Workers at Harvard on Strike for Wages, Benefits Dining Hall Workers at Harvard on Strike for Wages, Benefits
- October 06, 2016

A rally is planned for 9 a.m.at the Harvard Science Center. October 5, 2016 - Picketers rally in Harvard Yard in efforts to disrupt lunch service. Harvard University's 600 dining hall workers went on strike Wednesday morning, calling for the university to pay them a living wage just a month after the elite school's current fundraising drive hit a record-breaking $7 billion in donations. (more...)
Standard Life Investments LTD Acquires 186318 Shares of Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) Standard Life Investments LTD Acquires 186318 Shares of Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI)
- October 06, 2016

Geode Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Activision Blizzard by 2.8% in the first quarter. The 1 year EPS growth rate is 1.62. The Relative Volume of the company is 0.64 and Average Volume (3 months) is 8.99 million. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 112.0% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ: ATVI ) initiated the shares trading at $44.30 and showed negative change of -0.43% while the stock's final trade was registered at $ ... (more...)
Google Home will go on sale today for $129, shipping November 4
- October 06, 2016

Since the "OK Google" command might also wake up a phone in your pocket, Google claims through proper context only the device that you want to call into action responds. If you're feeling creepy about a speaker listening to your conversations, Google says you can turn the microphone off. As with Amazon Echo , you can have Home play music on command through various services, some by subscription. (more...)
Apple Faces Legal Fight Over iPhone 'Touch Disease' Apple Faces Legal Fight Over iPhone 'Touch Disease'
- October 06, 2016

Beijing's Intellectual Property Office ruled against Apple and issued an injunction to ban the sale of the iPhone products in Beijing but Apple Inc. has appealed the decision and all iPhone 6 models remain on sale throughout China pending a review by the Beijing IP Court. (more...)
Yahoo Calls Claims Of Scanning Emails For NSA 'Misleading'
- October 06, 2016

That could mean a phrase in an email or an attachment, said the sources, who did not want to be identified. Yahoo declined any further comment. A spokesperson for Yahoo provided the following statement: "The article is misleading ". However, Yahoo has denied building any spying software to scan all of its customers' emails. The FBI dropped the case after it unlocked the phone with the help of a third party, so no precedent was set. (more...)
Westworld lands HBO its most-watched premiere in three years
- October 06, 2016

That's amusing because, while I didn't realize at it at the time , HBO's WESTWORLD is based on the first film written and directed by Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton . At the roundtable, Newton and Wood also acknowledged the horror of those scenes, but emphasized that the intent is to force the audience to contend with sexual violence. (more...)
'Taliban Was Defeated in Their Attack' on Kunduz
- October 06, 2016

Khanshin district in the southern Helmand province fell to the Taliban militants on Tuesday, a local official said. "The armed opposition are using people's homes as shields, and that is why our clearance operations are slow, to make sure civilians are not harmed", he said. (more...)
How does Hurricane Matthew stack up with other storms? How does Hurricane Matthew stack up with other storms?
- October 06, 2016

In Florida, conditions are expected to deteriorate rapidly on Thursday . Matthew could become the first major hurricane to blow ashore in the US since Wilma slashed across Florida in 2005, killing five people. Gainesville is expected to get 7-9 inches of rain . All of the Bahamas are under a hurricane warning along with Florida's Atlantic Coast from north of the Flagler/Volusia county line to Fernandina Beach, FL, and north of Golden Beach to Fernandina Beach. (more...)
Google takes on Apple with AI-powered 'Pixel' phone
- October 06, 2016

Both Google Pixel and Pixel XL will be available in variants in terms of storage availability. Pixel Phones will get software and security updates as soon as they're available, directly from Google . Daydream is also a challenge to more sophisticated, but expensive systems from Facebook's Oculus business, HTC and Sony - as well as to Google's own Cardboard effort. (more...)
Yahoo on email spying: sources were 'misleading' with claims
- October 06, 2016

The EU's lead data regulator is also looking into the matter. It added, "The mail scanning described in the article does not exist on our systems". One company that remains titillatingly mum on this most recent Yahoo shitstorm is of course Verizon, the company in the process of buying Yahoo for nearly $5 billion and is now realizing that the term sheet might have been ghostwritten by Neil Simon. (more...)
First Google Tango Phone, Lenovo Phab2 Pro, To Be Released Next Month First Google Tango Phone, Lenovo Phab2 Pro, To Be Released Next Month
- October 06, 2016

For those unfamiliar with the massive phone, the Lenovo Phab2 Pro boasts a 6.4-inch display and 3D mapping capabilities, tracking your surroundings and displaying content in an augmented reality manner like it's right there in front of you. (more...)
Apple, Google, Coca-Cola top list of 100 most valuable brands Apple, Google, Coca-Cola top list of 100 most valuable brands
- October 06, 2016

Apple has topped it for four years straight with google palying second-fiddle, but Apple has seen something of a backlash of late. Its brand value grew from $5.7 to $6.3 billion from 2015 to 2016. Kia's excellence in design continued to be recognised in 2016 with the all new Sportage and Optima sedan both receiving influential "Red Dot" and "iF" design awards, while other new products and technologies have further enhanced the brand's image. (more...)

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