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NFL pledging $100 million more to address head injuries NFL pledging $100 million more to address head injuries
- September 15, 2016

As part of this initiative, 60 million will go to the development of technologies such as better helmets, and 40 million will go to medical research . Goodell said the funds were all about building on research from the last few years. It is also geared towards enhancing medical protocols and continuing to improve the way the game is taught and played. (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s (ATVI)
- September 15, 2016

They now have a $55.00 price target on the stock. They now have a Dollars 46 price target on the stock. Analysts had expected Activision Blizzard , Inc. Receive Activision Blizzard , Inc News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Activision Blizzard , Inc with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. (more...)
15-year-old Saudi student proposes Hijab emojis 15-year-old Saudi student proposes Hijab emojis
- September 15, 2016

Alhumedhi told the BBC that it was in a discussion with her friends that she realized that there was no emoji that represented her. The idea gained the backing of the co-founder of online discussion forum Reddit , Alexis Ohanian. A set of emojis attached with the proposal was designed by Nebraska-based freelance illustrator Aphelandra Messer . "I'm really glad Rayouf made a decision to take action, and that the movement for a hijab emoji is getting so much attention". (more...)
Uber to test self-drive Uber to test self-drive
- September 15, 2016

The company selected Pittsburgh as the home for its Advanced Technologies Center, or ATC, whose mission is to make self-driving cars a reality, 18 months ago. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration updated its policy concerning automated vehicles, and 35 bills related to self-driving cars were proposed in states across the country. (more...)
Obamas get early peak at African-American museum Obamas get early peak at African-American museum
- September 15, 2016

The unveiling of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall is coming up on September the 24. Check out the museum's website for more information on how to visit . The design and location are reflective of the African American experience. Becerra said the new bill calls for the use of the Arts and Industries Building and an underground annex. (more...)
New Zealand GDP Expands 0.9% In Q2 New Zealand GDP Expands 0.9% In Q2
- September 15, 2016

Following a modest growth of 0.7 percent in the previous quarter, the economy is anticipated to have grown 1 percent in the June quarter. Strong worldwide demand saw exports increase 4 per cent, with exports of goods posting its biggest quarterly increase in almost 20 years. (more...)
Trump says health is an 'issue' after Clinton pneumonia revelation Trump says health is an 'issue' after Clinton pneumonia revelation
- September 14, 2016

She was wearing a wool suit and had been diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday, a fact her campaign had not made public. It also promised to release additional records this week. "I just get up and hit it". It usually is treated with antibiotics. During the interview, Clinton lashed out at her Republican rival Donald Trump , 70, for not releasing his tax returns and not being transparent about him including his health. (more...)
North Carolina Governor Criticizes NCAA for 'Political Retaliation' North Carolina Governor Criticizes NCAA for 'Political Retaliation'
- September 14, 2016

The NCAA's Board of Governors chose to move seven championship events from North Carolina to promote "an inclusive atmosphere for all college athletes, coaches, administrators and fans". Access to public restrooms, locker rooms and changing areas has become a flashpoint in the battle over transgender rights in the United States as the North Carolina law has sparked boycotts by a number of corporations and entertainers. (more...)
Samsung loses $14bn as it recalls Galaxy Note 7 ` Samsung loses $14bn as it recalls Galaxy Note 7 `
- September 14, 2016

Meanwhile, Samsung has urged owners of the Galaxy Note 7, which was launched just last month, to turn the devices off and take them in for an exchange. The use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones has been banned onboard national airlines in the UAE, the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has said. (more...)
Angelique Kerber: I can handle the pressure
- September 14, 2016

Having won at NY, the left-hander believes she will be challenged hard by her opponents in the future. Not only did she lose in the semifinal of the US Open, relinquishing her world number one ranking to Angelique Kerber, but also she got unpinned from her boyfriend Alexis Ohanian's Twitter page. (more...)
Apple's Wireless AirPods Now Have a Wire Accessory
- September 14, 2016

Our main question is how you charge them with the strap, since the AirPods have to fit in their own little charging box. And once you signed in with your Apple ID, it will automatically pair the headphones with any other device you are signed in on. (more...)
Samsung Australia recalls 50000 Galaxy Note 7 phones
- September 14, 2016

The take away is, even if the likelihood that you own a Note7 with a bad battery is very slim, it can happen to you. There have been no reports of Note 7 phones exploding on commercial flights, but owners have continued to post footage of their devices catching fire this week. (more...)
Apple's new iPhones are just water resistant not waterproof Apple's new iPhones are just water resistant not waterproof
- September 14, 2016

Along with the CD player and the floppy disk, traditional headphones are also heading toward being the ghosts of technology's past. It may also be remembered that Apple is expected to unveil yet another iPhone 8 by next year, so most of these 24-month long deals are not suitable for aficionados who are still looking to get the new one by then. (more...)
Samsung next to ditch 3.5mm headphone jack
- September 14, 2016

Pre-sales, which began Friday, were the biggest in T-Mobile's history, breaking records for both single-day orders and pre-sales placed in the first four days. To bring you up to speed, you were granted a golden chance to get yourself a free iPhone 7 if you traded in your previous iPhone. "But as we have expanded our distribution through carriers and resellers to hundreds of thousands of locations around the world, we are now at a point where we know before taking the first pre-order that ... (more...)
IPhone 7 pre-sales are through the roof
- September 14, 2016

What they offer is real, true, actual zoom on a smartphone. From its simplicity to its exclusivity, there are many things that millennials appreciate about the iPhone and Apple's brand. Barring that, Apple simply can't make enough of these phones to meet demand in a timely fashion, perhaps because the device is simply more hard to manufacture than the other versions. (more...)
Samsung finds a hack to fix the exploding Galaxy Note 7 issue Samsung finds a hack to fix the exploding Galaxy Note 7 issue
- September 14, 2016

Guess the phone model - Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Yonhap News Agency reports that Samsung is in talks with mobile carriers to deliver the battery-capping update to protect users while its massive recall gets underway. The FAA's warning centers on three issues that not directly related to the Samsung announcement, a US government official who asked not to be identified told the E-Commerce Times. (more...)
Sprint, T-Mobile iPhone pre-orders boost Apple shares
- September 14, 2016

Trip Chowdhry , managing director of equity research at Global Equities Research , wrote in a September 13 report that the strong early preorder figures being seen by carriers indicates that the iPhone 7 handsets will likely sell very well. (more...)
Pokemon Go Buddy System: Can You Remove a Buddy?
- September 14, 2016

As detailed earlier in the week, the update sees the addition of a number of exciting new features, including Buddy Pokemon as well as Pokemon GO Plus support. At the moment, it appears that once you select a buddy Pokemon, there is no way to go back to having no buddy at all . Pikachu has a special feature if you choose him as your candy, as walking 10 km with the Pokemon results in it jumping on your shoulder and sitting there. (more...)
David Axelrod: Clinton campaign committed 'political malpractice'
- September 14, 2016

Hillary Clinton would get 36 percent. Her campaign later revealed she had been diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday. "The guy who spent 70 years on this earth showing no concern for working people?" said the president. The presidential debate - Hofstra's third since 2008 - will likely have massive implications for the race, Axelrod said. But the businessman, his spokespeople and surrogates have promoted the idea in recent weeks that Clinton has serious health problems. (more...)
World of Warcraft Designer Launches Startup with Riot's Backing World of Warcraft Designer Launches Startup with Riot's Backing
- September 14, 2016

One thing that was consistently mentioned throughout the article is that Pardo - during the end of his tenure at Blizzard - really took an affinity to smaller teams. "Riot's aspiration to be the most player-focused game company in the world, aligns very nicely with our vision to build friendships through our online games", said Pardo. (more...)

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