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Flood Watch for parts of central NY Flood Watch for parts of central NY
- April 01, 2017

Senior Hydrologist Jeff Zogg with the National Weather Service says flooding can cause serious damage and injuries. Although the Lake County Emergency Management Agency does not expect significant flooding, according to its Facebook page, they are actively working with other agencies to monitor the rain. (more...)
Pre-Order the Samsung Galaxy S8, Get a Free Gear VR
- April 01, 2017

Samsung acknowledged the embarrassment of the Galaxy Note 7 when its executives explained that the company implemented new and better standards and procedures including an eight-point battery check for their devices starting with the Galaxy S8. (more...)
Trump faces questions of interference in probes
- April 01, 2017

The White House said Thursday that while the media is "obsessed" with the details surrounding House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes' (R-Calif.) visit to the White House last week, it is focused on finding out who leaked the names of US citizens, which the intelligence community incidentally collected information on during surveillance of the Trump campaign. (more...)
Michael Flynn in talks with Congress, wary of prosecution
- April 01, 2017

A government official with direct knowledge of the case told Reuters that lawyers for Flynn raised the immunity request roughly 10 days ago with representatives of the Senate panel. Testimony from Flynn could help shed light on the conversations he had a year ago with Sergei Kislyak, Russian ambassador to the United States, while national security adviser for Trump's presidential campaign. (more...)
You Can Stream Nintendo Switch Via Your Xbox One You Can Stream Nintendo Switch Via Your Xbox One
- April 01, 2017

Microsoft's service promises virtually zero latency, meaning your viewers will more or less see your in-game antics in real time. This new feature allows you to select and follow multiple achievements, which are displayed in an overlay while you play the game; ideal for those of us who like to see a meaningless number slowly increase. (more...)
China's Huawei reports flat profit for 2016, revenues slow
- April 01, 2017

Revenue of Huawei's consumer business segment expanded 44 per cent to 179.8 billion yuan, up from 125.2 billion yuan in 2015. Huawei said it shipped 139 million smartphones over the year, up from 108 million reported for 2015. The vendor also significantly upped its R&D spend, to CNY 76.4 billion (US$11 billion), last year. In addition, smartphone competition in China from the likes of companies such as Oppo is increasing and becoming fiercer. (more...)
Is the Trump White House in cover-up mode?
- April 01, 2017

That ushered in a wave of criticism from top Democrats. The Washington Post reported that after assembling reports that showed that Trump campaign officials were mentioned or inadvertently monitored by us spy agencies targeting foreign citizens, Cohen-Watnick took the matter to the top lawyer for the National Security Council, John Eisenberg . (more...)
Confirmed: Samsung to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7
- April 01, 2017

The South Korean giant has established three principles to ensure that Galaxy Note 7 devices are recycled and processed in an environmentally-friendly manner. However, the plan to recycle the units comes just one month after the company's Mobile World Congress keynote was interrupted by Greenpeace protesters demanding a plan of action for the 4.3 million recalled smartphones. (more...)
Total War: Warhammer 2 Announced With Epic Cinematic Trailer Total War: Warhammer 2 Announced With Epic Cinematic Trailer
- April 01, 2017

Each race will feature its own campaign mechanics and army rosters of Legendary Lords, Heroes, spellcasters, troops, monsters and siege weapons. The sequel to last year's real-time strategy title looks set to dial the action up to dizzying new heights with a "breathtaking new narrative campaign" that takes place across the continents of Lustria , Ulthuan , Naggaroth and the Southlands . (more...)
US consumer spending up tiny 0.1 percent in February US consumer spending up tiny 0.1 percent in February
- April 01, 2017

Both figures were in line with forecasts but the increase in spending was the smallest since August and suggested that first-quarter economic growth in the United States could be soft. It fell 0.1 percent in the prior month. It's the first time the yearly rate of inflation topped 2% since March 2012. This was the smallest gain since August and followed an unrevised 0.2% rise in January. (more...)
New Zelda update boosts frame rates New Zelda update boosts frame rates
- April 01, 2017

This lone note does not explain what has been adjusted or how; it just makes a vague promise that the patch provides a better gaming experience. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild just received its first post-launch patch on Switch and it improves the game's framerate. (more...)
SpaceX reuses rocket for the first time
- March 31, 2017

Last May, SpaceX launched an inflatable habitat to the International Space Station-and then successfully turned the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket around, flew it back to Earth, and parked it on a drone ship floating 185 miles off the U.S. (more...)
Pound fluctuates heavily after prime minister triggers Brexit Pound fluctuates heavily after prime minister triggers Brexit
- March 31, 2017

Pound hits 1.5018 against the US dollar after polls close on Britain's June 23 European Union referendum amid speculation that private surveys commissioned by hedge funds were pointing to a "Remain" win. "Overall, we don't think that Article 50 itself will be a risk event for United Kingdom asset prices this week". Perhaps it's a bit too early to sit back and relax. (more...)
Microsoft Cozies Up to Samsung Amid Galaxy S8 Arrival
- March 31, 2017

While Apple's new OLED form factor looks similar, current indications are for less use of curved OLED which may result in a slightly less "infinity" screen form factor. You can activate it by pressing a button on the side of the phone. In addition to unveiling the new additions to the Galaxy S series, Samsung also launched a VR content service in the UK, SamsungVR.com and Samsung VR app. (more...)
North Carolina hopes 'bathroom bill' deal saves NCAA events
- March 31, 2017

House Bill 2 limits LGBT nondiscrimination protections and requires transgender people to use restrooms in schools and government buildings corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates. The AP estimates that HB2 would cost North Carolina $3.76 billion in lost revenue over more than a decade. Pat McCrory . The bill sparked a massive political and financial backlash and a showdown with the NCAA. (more...)
SpaceX launches recycled rocket SpaceX launches recycled rocket
- March 31, 2017

The slightly scuffed Falcon 9 rocket soared into the sky over Cape Canaveral, Florida at 6:27 pm (2227 GMT), on a mission to send a communications satellite for Luxembourg-based company SES into a distant orbit. As for this SpaceX reused booster, Mr Halliwell said engineers went through it with a fine-tooth comb after its lift-off in April previous year. "It's really a great day, not just for SpaceX but for the space industry as a whole in proving that something can be done that many people ... (more...)
Samsung Group Unveils Context-Aware AI Assistant, Bixby
- March 31, 2017

It will also be limited to just English and Korean at first, with Chinese and US Spanish to be added shortly after launch. "Bixby is the ongoing result of this effort". It's said to be smart enough to understand voice commands that have incomplete information and then perform the task in the best possible way that it can think of. (more...)
China's Xi to meet Trump in Florida next week
- March 31, 2017

Beijing is also deeply suspicious of USA intentions towards self-ruled Taiwan, which China claims as its own. "American companies must be prepared to look at other alternatives". Asked about Trump's tweets on Friday, Zheng Zeguang, a Chinese foreign vice-minister, reiterated Beijing's usual lines that China was not deliberately chasing trade surpluses or to seeking trade advantages by devaluing its currency . (more...)
Police probe alleged threats to assault victim
- March 31, 2017

The company says it reviews questionable content around the clock that is reported by users and has systems in place to ensure that time sensitive content is dealt with quickly. He further continued that as the Superintendent watched the video, he looked visibly upset over its content and as well on the fact that at least 40 people watched the video live but none called the authorities, the spokesperson continued. (more...)
Australian Capital Territory to lead in renewable energy sourcing Australian Capital Territory to lead in renewable energy sourcing
- March 31, 2017

Amin . In fact, 2016 marked the first time since 2013 that solar growth outpaced that of wind energy . According to the Renewable Capacity Statistics 2017 (PDF) published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency ( IRENA ), the global cumulative renewable generation capacity reached 2,006 gigawatts (GW). (more...)

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