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Rising Rivers in NC Bring Record Flooding, Death Toll Climbs
- October 14, 2016

Matthew has been blamed for more than 500 deaths in Haiti and 27 in the USA — more than half of those in North Carolina . Record river levels were recorded on the Black River near Tomahawk; Cape Fear River at William O Huske Lock; Little River at Manchester; Lumber River at Lumberton and the Neuse River at Smithfield. (more...)
How to watch Broncos-Chargers Thursday Night Football in Las Vegas
- October 14, 2016

The Chargers are in last place in the AFC West and killing themselves by losing every winnable game. The Broncos go into tonight's game without coach Gary Kubiak who is suffering from severe migraines. In the absence of Siemian, the Broncos struggled. It got to the San Diego 45 with eight seconds to go before Siemian's desperation pass was batted down by Dexter McCoil. (more...)
Amazon Has Its Own Music Streaming Service Now Amazon Has Its Own Music Streaming Service Now
- October 14, 2016

Music Unlimited can also engage the user through Alexa. " Amazon Music Unlimited brings real value to the millions of people who are already Prime members, with a choice of subscribing for only $7.99 a month or even $79 per year". On-demand streaming accounted for 51 percent of the total listening time of 15-to-19 year-old participants in a USA study conducted this spring by Lots of Online People and the Music Business Association. (more...)
Vermont Flags Lowered to Half-Staff for 5 Teens Killed in Crash Vermont Flags Lowered to Half-Staff for 5 Teens Killed in Crash
- October 14, 2016

On Tuesday, fellow classmates wrote heartfelt and touching messages to the victims on post-it notes and placed them on tables, next to flowers, on athletic jerseys and a soccer ball that had been signed. A Burlington mental health organization that was asked to screen Steven Bourgoin - the man who, according to police, later caused a quintuple-fatal auto crash, stole a police cruiser and slammed into numerous other vehicles - is commenting publicly on the incident for the first time. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew causes 4 deaths in Florida Hurricane Matthew causes 4 deaths in Florida
- October 14, 2016

Jacksonville could see storm surges of up to 9 feet Friday afternoon, forecasters said . Four Americans are also known to have also lost their lives in Hurricane Matthew as the deadly storm swept the coast of Florida. From there, the storm was expected to veer out to sea and loop back around through the Bahamas and toward Florida again, though as a barely noticeable wave. (more...)
Trump trails Clinton by 8 points after tape scandal, debate: Reuters/Ipsos poll
- October 14, 2016

The National Border Patrol Council, which represents 16,500 agents, has also backed Trump . Fischer's Nebraska colleague, Sen. Trump also doubled down on his debate promise to have Clinton investigated if he is elected. Sixty-three percent said they were very or somewhat uncomfortable with Trump . She had sympathetic words - serious or not - for Trump supporters who have begun to interrupt her events. (more...)
The Audi R8 E-Tron Is Dead The Audi R8 E-Tron Is Dead
- October 14, 2016

An ambitious project that goes back all the way to 2009, the R8 e-tron goes into the history books after a little more than 18 months on the market, during which it never appeared in the R8's online configurator and had no sales literature. (more...)
Samsung to pay Galaxy Note 7 owners to buy another brand's phone
- October 14, 2016

This looks like just a small drop in the bucket next to the company's $70 billion pile of cash , but the damage done to its reputation may be harder to deal with. If you bought your phone via Samsung's website and want to exchange it online , you'll get the same monetary perks, but in the form of Samsung.com gift certificates. (more...)
Samsung expands Note 7 recall in United States to replacement phones
- October 14, 2016

If you've already exchanged your Note 7 for another Samsung phone, you already have a $25 credit on the way. In other words, about 40 percent of all Note 7 users haven't heeded Samsung's plea to immediately power down the phone. If you need more information, head on over to Samsung's official recall page. The company's moment of weakness could provide leverage for Elliot Management, the activist investor, which wants Samsung to restructure itself and pay a special dividend of 30 ... (more...)
If You Bought a PS3 Before 2010, Sony Might Owe You $55 If You Bought a PS3 Before 2010, Sony Might Owe You $55
- October 14, 2016

The creatively named Other OS allowed the console to be put to all sorts of weird uses. That led aggrieved customers to sue the company later that year, alleging breach of warranty, false advertising and other offenses. Claimants in Class A must also submit proof that they used the OtherOS feature. The Polygon article notes that those looking to get in on the class action lawsuit will have up until December 7th to file their claims through the official settlement website . (more...)
Dueling protests as Brexit battle goes to UK's High Court
- October 14, 2016

The UK government says it has "royal prerogative" - a type of executive privilege - to negotiate Brexit without needing a legally-binding parliamentary vote. But May declined to give details of her position, insisting she will not provide a " running commentary " on the negotiations. The effect of the amendment will mean that Tory MPs can vote with the Government while simultaneously backing Labour's call without voting for the Opposition motion on its own, if a division is called on ... (more...)
Hackers breach Clinton campaign chairman's Twitter account
- October 14, 2016

For his part, Podesta has not responded to questions about individual emails but said the Federal Bureau of Investigation contacted him over the weekend and confirmed it was investigating the hacking of his account as part of the ongoing probe in other Democratic Party hacking by groups with Russian ties. (more...)
Thai king Bhumibol was bridge in close relations with US Thai king Bhumibol was bridge in close relations with US
- October 14, 2016

I had the honor of calling on His Majesty the King during my visit to Thailand in 2012, and recall his grace and warmth, as well as his deep affection and compassion for the Thai people. Bhumibol, a constitutional monarch with no formal political role, is widely regarded as Thailand's unifying figure. British Prime Minister Theresa May issued a statement expressing "my honest personal condolences to the royal family and the people of Thailand on the death of His Majesty King Bhumibol ... (more...)
Samsung slashes profit estimate by a third after Note 7 withdrawal
- October 14, 2016

Wednesday's revision would reflect a 30-percent drop in Samsung's quarterly operating profit from a year ago, compared to a 5.5-percent rise according to the earlier estimate. Earlier in the day, South Korea's Yonhap news agency was first to report that Note 7 production was suspended. South Korean safety regulators says they are examining components other than the batteries to try to puzzle out why even the replacement phones Samsung made using different batteries are so fire prone. (more...)
Tinder introduce new algorithm to help you get more ~matches~ Tinder introduce new algorithm to help you get more ~matches~
- October 14, 2016

Tinder is all about first impressions. Tinder's putting your photos in a face-off. As you swipe through people's profiles and others swipe yours, Smart Photos constantly changes the order of your photos to find out which one gets the most response. (more...)
Fresh off VP debate, Pence returns to Midstate to woo voters
- October 14, 2016

But Trump isn't upset . Meanwhile, Vox posits that the Clinton campaign will be able to use #ThatMexicanThing to its advantage and overshadow the the Trump campaign's one positive news story - that Pence put in a competent debate performance - it's received in over a week. (more...)
HP Inc to Cut 3000-4000 Jobs Over Next Three Years HP Inc to Cut 3000-4000 Jobs Over Next Three Years
- October 14, 2016

HP also issued a lower-than-expected earnings guidance for next year. U.S. computer giant Hewlett-Packard's hardware arm HP Inc has announced plans to cut up to 4,000 jobs in the next three to four years. The new round of layoffs will allow for substantial cost savings of between $200 and $300 million annually starting in fiscal year 2020, HP notes. Mr Lesjak said adjusted profit per share in the year that ends next October will be US$1.55 to US$1.65, compared with analysts' average estimate ... (more...)
VMware cloud coming to AWS VMware cloud coming to AWS
- October 14, 2016

The first thing Andy Jassy, senior vice president for Amazon Web Services, said to VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger when they took a stage together at a joint event in San Francisco on Thursday afternoon: "It's amusing to see you here". For more information on VMware Cloud on AWS, visit VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware and Amazon Web Services have unveiled a new strategic partnership under which VMware's complete software-defined data centre offering will run on the AWS public cloud. (more...)
The Pixel Phone Software Should Make Them An Instant Buy
- October 14, 2016

Verizon phones will receive the same update at the same time as Pixel phones bought directly from Google. Verizon has confirmed that it will not stand in the way of releasing the major updates for Google's Pixel phones. But you are restricted to only three models, which is a tad disappointing. The 128GB version will comes with $869.99 retail price or 24 times $36.24 /mo. (more...)
Same-sex marriage plebiscite dead after Labor caucus agreed to block legislation Same-sex marriage plebiscite dead after Labor caucus agreed to block legislation
- October 13, 2016

Financial Services Minister Kelly O' Dwyer mistakenly included a Labor amendment calling on the Coalition to "explain why it has failed to close tax loopholes and increase transparency in Australia", The Australian reports. "Labor's point is to say that because they believe a small number of people will participate in the debate in an intemperate and harsh way, perhaps in a discourteous and cruel way, then everybody else in Australia, the other 99 per cent of Australians, should not be able ... (more...)

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