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Donald Trump Takes Lead Over Hillary Clinton In National Poll Donald Trump Takes Lead Over Hillary Clinton In National Poll
- September 05, 2016

But with many 2016 voters underwhelmed by both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, this year's debates could well be more influential than usual. The billionaire has outsourced virtually his entire early voting operation, battleground state staffing and get-out-the-vote organization to the Republican National Committee. (more...)
N. Korea fires three ballistic missiles off east coast: Seoul
- September 05, 2016

North Korea on Monday reportedly fired three ballistic missiles off its eastern coast while its diplomatic ally was hosting the G20 Summit, South Korean military officials said. During the summit event in China, President Park made some remarks with the Chinese President Xi Jinping about the issue. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe approached Park during a coffee break at the G-20 and agreed to cooperate closely, according to Japan's Foreign Ministry. (more...)
Your Dog Understands What You Say, So Don't Be an Asshole
- September 05, 2016

A recent study has found out that dogs can understand the complexities in human speech like the words and even the tone. "As with people's brains, parts of dogs' left hemisphere react to meaning and parts of the right hemisphere to intonation - the emotional content of a sound", reports The New York Times . (more...)
Carbon nanotube transistors outperform silicon Carbon nanotube transistors outperform silicon
- September 05, 2016

Materials engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have now brought carbon nanotubes (CNTs) one step closer to becoming practically applicable for semiconductor electronics. In 2014, the UW-Madison researchers overcame that challenge when they announced a technique, called " floating evaporative self-assembly ", that gives them this control. (more...)
Ex-New England Mafia boss, associate indicted in '93 killing Ex-New England Mafia boss, associate indicted in '93 killing
- September 05, 2016

Flemmi claimed that Salemme's son, Frank, was strangling DiSarro, while Weadick held DiSarro's legs in the air so that the victim could not support himself, according to the DEA report. Salemme was arrested last month, and appeared in court August 10. Shortly after the murder, Salemme transported DiSarro's body to Providence, where his associates arranged to have it buried in the vicinity of 715 Branch Avenue. (more...)
Ganesh Chaturthi: Twitter Celebrates Festival With Special Emoji Ganesh Chaturthi: Twitter Celebrates Festival With Special Emoji
- September 05, 2016

Lord ganesh is the younger son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. People buy new clothes, prepare the most tastiest dishes and offer it to Gowri and Ganesha first before partaking it. At the end of the festival, the idols are immersed into the river or the sea and left to disintegrate. Other prominent Ganesh mandals like GSB Seva Mandal in Kings circle, has a 14-feet long idol made of clay while Wadala GSB Mandal has designed its pandal like the famous Tirupati Balaji Temple. (more...)
Mozilla, Apple, and Google back Microsoft in DOJ lawsuit Mozilla, Apple, and Google back Microsoft in DOJ lawsuit
- September 05, 2016

In addition, five former law enforcement staffers who served the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the Justice Department have submitted a brief, supporting Microsoft's cause, Reuters reported . In its lawsuit, Microsoft said of the more than 5,600 federal demands for customer data it received between September 2014 and March 2016, almost half were accompanied by secrecy orders that prevented Microsoft from telling affected customers that it had turned over their information to the ... (more...)
OpenOffice floats possibility of shutting down OpenOffice floats possibility of shutting down
- September 05, 2016

In his email, Hamilton proposed the project's retirement as a possible remedy. In the case of Apache OpenOffice , needing to disclose security vulnerabilities for which there is no mitigation in an update has become a serious issue. A hotfix was made available last week, August 30, Tuesday. Project statistics show more than 29 million downloads in 2015, and a total of more than 160 million downloads since May 2012. (more...)
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Explosion Took Zuckerberg's $95m Satellite With It SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Explosion Took Zuckerberg's $95m Satellite With It
- September 05, 2016

The explosion is the second major setback for the Israeli satellite services company, after all contact was lost past year with the Amos-5 spacecraft. Following the explosion, those plans are temporarily put on hold. A SpaceX update several hours after the explosion said the occurred during fueling. (more...)
Consumer Reports criticizes Samsung's handling of Galaxy Note 7 recall
- September 05, 2016

The massive recall of Galaxy Note 7 handsets - Samsung's latest Galaxy Note flagship smartphones - was issued by Samsung after reports about incidents of explosion of the device's battery while charging. According to estimates compiled by Bloomberg , this recall could cost Samsung as much as $1 billion, an amount Samsung said was "heartbreaking"... (more...)
First Tesla Autopilot crash in China causes controversy First Tesla Autopilot crash in China causes controversy
- September 05, 2016

Over the past few weeks, Tesla's Autopilot feature has gotten its fair share of negative press after a handful of Model S and Model X accidents. General Motors CEO Mary Barra implicitly slammed Tesla over just that issue in January, while presenting the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: "Unlike some EV customers, Bolt customers don't have to drive to another state to buy or service an EV". (more...)
Lewis Hamilton will not catch the leaders, says Ricciardo
- September 05, 2016

At that stage a win was on the cards, but Mercedes split strategies under the red-flag conditions and Hamilton was unable to catch Daniel Ricciardo for second place at the end. "I think we're going to see a bit of everything, then with Max being on supersoft and Kimi on soft there's going to be a whole load of things going on so it will definitely not be an easy one". (more...)
Wadley runs No. 17 Iowa to 45-21 win over Miami Wadley runs No. 17 Iowa to 45-21 win over Miami
- September 05, 2016

Iowa improved to 4-0 all-time against the RedHawks (0-1), who lost for the 23rd time in their last 24 road games. Leshun Daniels added another two touchdowns on 83 yards as well. Anthony Nelson got to Bahl off the edge for the sack and a forced fumble. He forced two fumbles. -Coluzzi averaged 41.7 yards on three punts and recorded seven touchbacks on eight kickoffs . (more...)
Donald Trump says there's "softening" in his immigration plans
- September 05, 2016

Hours after Trump's meeting and press conference with Peña Nieto, almost 1,500 miles away from the negotiating table and in the comfort of thousands of his cheering fans, Trump was back to his tough, no-nonsense stances. government estimated a decade ago that Mexican traffickers make almost $14 billion on drug sales to the U.S. Pena Nieto said in no uncertain terms he told the real estate mogul Mexico would not pay for the wall. (more...)
Razer Ornata mecha-membrane keyboard range is launched Razer Ornata mecha-membrane keyboard range is launched
- September 05, 2016

Aside from the mecha-membrane, Razer also designed the Ornata to have a mid-height keycap. Razer Ornata Chroma is the compromise between the two sides. Lighting profiles can be created, shared and used to enhance games such as Overwatch , Call of Duty: Black Ops III , Blade and Soul , and others. The Razer Ornata and Razer Ornata Chroma are both available for pre-order directly from Razer shipping on September 23rd, with a price tag set at USA $79.99 and United States ... (more...)
Key Indian equity markets trade flat in afternoon session Key Indian equity markets trade flat in afternoon session
- September 05, 2016

In the broader market, S&P BSE 500 gained 0.39 per cent to close at 11,851 with JK Tyre (up 8.83 per cent) being the top performer and Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company (down 6.04 per cent) being the top loser. The wider Nifty of the National Stock Exchange also closed 35 points or 0.40 percent higher at 8,809.65 points. Absence of any major trigger and worries over higher USA interest rates could pull-out massive money from emerging markets in the backdrop-off domestic derivative ... (more...)
Release Date Depends On Which CPU Is Used
- September 05, 2016

High among the rumored features of the Surface Pro 5 is its next-generation processor from Intel, which accordingly is to be called as Kaby Lake. The company will be releasing their new MacBook Pro 2016 and MacBook Air 2016 in October. As for its release date, the sources said that some of the new Macs will be launched in October at the earliest. Apple Insider listed down the possible processors that the Macbook Pro 2016 may use and depending on which the company chooses, the official ... (more...)
Space X Rocket Explodes At Cape Canaveral Launch Pad
- September 05, 2016

Media reports suggest the project planners did not include a back-up satellite that could be used in the event of such a disaster. The trouble appears to have originated somewhere near the liquid oxygen tank in the upper stage. The explosion left Facebook chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg , without a satellite, which was integral for its plans to connect parts of sub-Sahara Africa to the internet . (more...)
Google shelves plan for phone with interchangeable parts Google shelves plan for phone with interchangeable parts
- September 05, 2016

This is a sad turn of events for fans of the ambitious modular concept, which was put forth by Google's experimental ATAP group under former chief Regina Dugan, who left Google for Facebook earlier this year. In January 2015, Google unveiled a second prototype called Spiral 2. Google made a decision to unveil the test model at Google I/O 2016. Although the company has not thrown Ara out the window just yet, the project is definitely shelved until further notice. (more...)
Australian police arrest man using pan as steering wheel Australian police arrest man using pan as steering wheel
- September 05, 2016

They arrived to find the man driving the dodgy vehicle turning into a carpark. Police spoke with the driver, and following an inspection of his auto found the front numberplate had been altered, and the steering wheel had been replaced with a metal pan. (more...)

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