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Apple under fire for treatment of women Apple under fire for treatment of women
- September 17, 2016

Another woman said that she had attended a meeting, where she was the only woman, and that the conversation deteriorated to the men being dismissive about their wives. "My response to his condescension was to discuss advanced learning theory and the use of metaphor and semiotics along with the theoretical foundations of design patterns", she wrote. (more...)
Questions arise after excavation of California mammoth skull Questions arise after excavation of California mammoth skull
- September 17, 2016

Geologists at the US Geological Survey (USGS) have dated charcoal samples near the fossil to be about 13,000 years old, which is significant, as it coincides with the age of Arlington Man . The pygmy mammoths, just 4 to 6 feet tall, roamed the island's grass lands and forests during the Pleistocene era, according to the National Park Service, which manages the islands. (more...)
Samsung's Recalling Millions of Note 7 Phones Over Battery Fires Samsung's Recalling Millions of Note 7 Phones Over Battery Fires
- September 17, 2016

Samsung issued an official statement on exchange of the Galaxy Note 7 devices for customers in the United States. "The safety and satisfaction of our customers is Samsung's top priority", Samsung Electronics President Tim Baxter said in a follow-up release. (more...)
Twitter numbers help boost overall Thursday night viewing
- September 17, 2016

Fans will be able to watch on their mobile devices for free with the social medial app. Twitter users accessing the platform through apps can find the game through the Moments tab within the application (usually centered between Notifications and Messages). (more...)
Leonardo DiCaprio Unveils Technology for Keeping Track of Global Fishing Practices Leonardo DiCaprio Unveils Technology for Keeping Track of Global Fishing Practices
- September 17, 2016

It allows users to access information on a vessel's whereabouts. Nations can ensure only authorized vessels enter their Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), generally 200 nautical miles from a country's coastline. Purse seins are huge walls of netting used to wrap around entire schools of fish. Global Fishing Watch uses public broadcast data from the Automatic Identification System ( AIS ), collected by satellite and terrestrial receivers, to show the movement of vessels over time. (more...)
Hillary Clinton lead over Donald Trump drops to just one per cent
- September 17, 2016

The Republican nominee earlier this year released a brief memo from the same physician asserting he would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". The Democratic nominee is expected to return to the campaign trail on Thursday and due in several battleground states next week, said her campaign team on Wednesday. (more...)
All the Apps Updated with Siri Integration (So Far) All the Apps Updated with Siri Integration (So Far)
- September 17, 2016

Do let us know by dropping a comment below, also share if you're found any other workarounds for this. In commemoration of the iOS 10's debut, App Store unveiled a limited-time sale for some of its paid apps. These are just few of the impressive features now presented by iOS 10 . Toggle the bottom setting , Rest Finger to Open , so that it's enabled (green). (more...)
Apple rolls out iOS 10, the biggest software update till now
- September 17, 2016

In order to upgrade to iOS 10, users will head to their devices' Settings General Software Update , but they can also download the update via iTunes. This latest free upgrade introduces several new features, like an upgraded Messages app which includes emojis and animations, Siri with an ability to be integrated into more apps and a new lock system with different notification screen. (more...)
Clinton has bacterial pneumonia, campaign
- September 17, 2016

Her campaign had initially said that her episode was due to becoming overheated and dehydrated, but later announced that the candidate had been diagnosed with pneumonia days earlier. Her campaign had been pressed to be more transparent about Clinton's health, particularly after it failed to reveal her Friday pneumonia diagnosis until Sunday, when she almost collapsed as she left the Ground Zero site in NY. (more...)
Years Ago, Sugar Industry Quietly Paid Scientists To Point Blame At Fat
- September 17, 2016

Stanton A. Glantz , Ph.D., of the University of California, San Francisco, and coauthors examined internal documents from the Sugar Research Foundation (SRF), which later evolved into the Sugar Association , historical reports and other material to create a chronological case study . (more...)
First Atlantic Marine National Monument First Atlantic Marine National Monument
- September 17, 2016

Obama addressed the first day of the Our Ocean conference , where ministers and envoys from some 90 countries met with environmental experts to announce conservation measures. This latest monument is another step for Obama in strengthening his environmental legacy with little more than four months left in his administration. (more...)
No Man's Sky Had Bad PR, According to Sony Boss No Man's Sky Had Bad PR, According to Sony Boss
- September 17, 2016

Yoshida said part of the problem might have been that Murray apparently did not have a PR person or team to help him determine what he should and shouldn't say. Many disgruntled gamers actually demanded refunds for No Man's Sky. Yoshida stressed that he personally enjoyed No Man's Sky , but added he "could appreciate why others might not feel the same way". (more...)
Mobile now offers truly unlimited data, whether they like it or not Mobile now offers truly unlimited data, whether they like it or not
- September 17, 2016

The student made the discovery while playing around on his phone with no service - but has since reported the hack to T-Mobile to allow it to fix it. Ajit found that although he did not have an internet data plan on his phone, it did offer a limited LTE connection for the exclusive objective of accessing the phone's billing information. (more...)
Siri Can Now Send WhatsApp Messages
- September 17, 2016

The company said it resolved the issue within the first hour of iOS 10's deployment but it was surely a scary ordeal for some. WhatsApp has updated its iOS app on Tuesday to let users incorporate voice-activated controls into their usage. (more...)
News organizations sue FBI for details on iPhone hacking tool News organizations sue FBI for details on iPhone hacking tool
- September 17, 2016

According to the new lawsuit, the three companies had filed separate requests under the Freedom of Information Act to receive financial and contractual details of this deal-not the actual results of it. Farook and his wife shot 14 people to death last December at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino and wounded 22 others. "We will continue to help law enforcement with their investigations, as we have done all along, and we will continue to increase the security of our products as the ... (more...)
State student posts picture in 'black face' with racist comment, sparks outrage State student posts picture in 'black face' with racist comment, sparks outrage
- September 17, 2016

Shoemaker had sent the picture of the pair wearing a dark clay facial mask with a caption reading: "It feels good to finally be a n--". "You have to be careful about what you do, especially when you're held to a certain standard", Kansas State University Student, Ron Smith said . (more...)
Clinton: Pneumonia got GOP 'interested in women's health'
- September 17, 2016

But there already is a Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit, which would remain in place under Trump's plan. Trump asked the crowd. Clinton said at an event with black women that Trump's campaign was "founded on this outrageous lie" and "there is no erasing it". (more...)
US, Israel sign $38 bn military aid deal
- September 17, 2016

Mr Obama's national security adviser Susan Rice, who witnessed the signing, called the deal a sign of Washington's "unshakable commitment" to the security of the Jewish state. Israel is the largest cumulative recipient of United States foreign assistance since World War II. He gave an example of Operation Protective Edge in 2014, saying that "We received a check for $225 million dollars as soon as we asked. (more...)
Samsung Has Capped Charging For The Galaxy Note7
- September 17, 2016

Samsung said it's planning to roll out a fix next week for Note 7 phones in its home market of South Korea that will prevent the batteries from charging above 60% of their capacity. There have been at least 35 reports of the lithium-ion batteries within the devices overheating and bursting, resulting in unsafe fires. Since then, Samsung has been working to expedite product shipments in order to fulfill the exchange program and reduce any inconvenience for customers, as the company puts it. (more...)
Atlas V Launch Rescheduled for Saturday Due to Minor Ground Leak Atlas V Launch Rescheduled for Saturday Due to Minor Ground Leak
- September 17, 2016

He then added: "Always better to be on the ground, wishing you were in the air than the other way around". This time, though, we know exactly what is going up from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base this afternoon. The rocket, which is manufactured by Colorado-based United Launch Alliance ( ULA ), will contain a WorldView-4 imaging satellite. ULA will stream the mission live on the Internet, with coverage beginning at 11:05 a.m. (more...)

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