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Apple Watch Nike+ will launch on October 28 Apple Watch Nike+ will launch on October 28
- October 25, 2016

This version of the Series 2 features exclusive Nike Sport Bans and unique watch faces that are inspired by Nike. Apple Watch Series 2's biggest boon is that it has Global Positioning System for fitness tracking plus a new new brighter display and 50m of splashy water resistance. (more...)
Tesla Probably Won't Offer Autonomy Upgrades for Existing Vehicles
- October 25, 2016

Tesla Motors said Wednesday that it would equip all of its new vehicles with technology that enables fully autonomous driving, but would not activate the system until it undergoes further testing. Teslarati explained that the shadow mode allows Autopilot vehicles to log instances when Autopilot has to take action. By comparison, the U.S. fatality rate in 2014 was 2.16 deaths per 200 million miles travelled, according to government data. (more...)
Antonio Brown ready to keep Landry Jones 'positive'
- October 25, 2016

Not that it ever is. Unfortunately, they are going to be facing off against Tom Brady and the Pats while missing a number of key players, and that could cause some big problems. "We're looking like garbage right now", Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier said. "This is awful right now". Regardless, this is the position the Steelers find themselves and somehow they need to find a way to get it done. (more...)
Hillary Clinton, Senator Elizabeth Warren head to NH
- October 25, 2016

Trump has appeared more frequently in New Hampshire, campaigning it the Granite State almost once a week. Clinton has a better than 95 percent chance of winning the U.S. On Trump's claim of a "rigged" election, 23 per cent of Republican likely voters say he's trying to make excuses in case he loses, rather than raising a legitimate concern; this view swells to 57 per cent among independents and 91 per cent among Democrats, the poll result said. (more...)
Clinton far ahead in Electoral College race - Reuters/ipsos poll
- October 25, 2016

Hillary Clinton has extended her lead against her rival Donald Trump to a double-digit advantage thanks to voters' disapproval of the Republican's treatment of women and reluctance of accepting the election's results, according to the first ABC News 2016 election tracking poll . (more...)
Timbers out, Union in on MLS Decision Day Timbers out, Union in on MLS Decision Day
- October 25, 2016

You can get in on the action, too, by taking the Audi 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs Bracket Challenge . The Portland Timbers entered the 2016 with championship swagger, but they bow out of the season disappointingly early after failing to make the playoffs, unable to defend their crown. (more...)
LA Sheriff's deputy dies from injuries in Compton pursuit crash LA Sheriff's deputy dies from injuries in Compton pursuit crash
- October 25, 2016

Aerial video from Sky5 showed a damaged patrol vehicle at the crash scene as rescue crews loaded the wounded sergeant into an ambulance about 5:30 a.m. Authorities said the 26-year veteran of the department was transported to Francis Medical Center in Lynwood where he later succumbed to his injuries. (more...)
Julius Yego in hospital after Eldoret accident Julius Yego in hospital after Eldoret accident
- October 25, 2016

The athlete was involved in a high impact accident along Kapsoya road in Eldoret town on the night of Sunday, October 23. Police from the police station prevented journalists from taking photos of the contraption that was left of his vehicle. (more...)
Earnings History of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)
- October 25, 2016

Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) shares were down in last trading by 0% to $4.09. The company traded 10.59 million shares versus it average capacity of 10.49 million shares. State Street Corp now owns 84,485,271 shares of the company's stock worth $1,497,931,000 after buying an additional 797,867 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Samsung sees further $3bn profit hit from Note 7 crisis Samsung sees further $3bn profit hit from Note 7 crisis
- October 25, 2016

The phone manufacturer had also asked carriers to stop selling and exchanging the device while some reports suggest it would stop the production of Note 7 and move on to successor models. Samsung Galaxy S8, which is rumored to be the revolutionary smartphone that will bring Samsung back to the top. When replacement phones also started to combust, the company eventually made a decision to kill off the Note 7 for good. (more...)
NASA (probably) found ESA's lost Mars lander
- October 25, 2016

It "may have" exploded on contact with the surface since the fuel tanks would have been full, but ESA cautions that these are only preliminary interpretations. Both the Schiaparelli lander and the Trace Gas Orbiter are part of the ExoMars mission, which the ESA and Russia's Roscosmos. "These preliminary interpretations will be refined following further analysis", the agency said, adding that data recorded by Schiaparelli's mothership, the Trace Gas Orbiter, are now being analysed to ... (more...)
Bermuda Triangle Mystery Explained Bermuda Triangle Mystery Explained
- October 25, 2016

In that region, half a world away, the hexagon-shape can indicate these microbursts, which can cause sea level-winds that reach nearly 100 miles per hour and waves over 45 feet high. The most notable disappearances were 19 American bombers which disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle during a regular sortie during World War II. "You would normally have one large to extremely large thunderstorm that wouldn't have an opening in the middle". (more...)
Child Reported Abducted Out Of Sonoma County, Amber Alert Issued Child Reported Abducted Out Of Sonoma County, Amber Alert Issued
- October 25, 2016

Around 1:53 p.m. Monday, October 24th an official Amber Alert has been re-issued for the discovery of Henry Massey. The CHP identified the boy as Henry Massey, a white male who is 26 inches tall and 15 pounds with brown hair and gray eyes. (more...)
UP CM sacks uncle Shivpal, three 'Amar Singh loyalists' UP CM sacks uncle Shivpal, three 'Amar Singh loyalists'
- October 25, 2016

A day after being expelled from Samajwadi Party, Ram Gopal Yadav on Monday rejected suggestions that he plans to form a new party with Akhilesh Yadav but asserted he will work towards ensuring his nephew becomes the Uttar Pradesh chief minister again after next year's polls. (more...)
Maduro meets pope as Vatican steps into Venezuela crisis Maduro meets pope as Vatican steps into Venezuela crisis
- October 25, 2016

It said the pope, an Argentine, had urged the president to "courageously take up the path of honest and constructive dialogue". Pro-Maduro politicians accused the opposition itself of seeking to stage a coup. The high court, which Maduro's opponents say he controls, has repeatedly overruled the legislature. In recession since the beginning of 2014, Venezuela's economy is facing a contraction of 10 percent this year and inflation of 475 percent, rising to 1,660 percent next year, the ... (more...)
Large explosion in Chinese town leaves several dead Large explosion in Chinese town leaves several dead
- October 25, 2016

Smoke and dust obscure the view after the explosion in Yulin. The explosion occurred at 2 p.m.at Xinmin Town, Fugu County, in Shaanxi Province. Images and video posted to social media appear to show widespread damage and several injuries, with photos of rubble piled in the streets. (more...)
Global cyber attacks disrupt Twitter and other major sites
- October 25, 2016

Prophet also reportedly told the same reporter that the next target would be aimed at the Russian government. We ask supporters to stop taking down the USA internet. Instead they were just testing out the tools at their disposal and the progress they have made in using connected devices to carry out attacks. The level of disruption was hard to gauge, but Dyn provides Internet traffic management and optimization services to some of the biggest names on the web, including Twitter , ... (more...)
China's Xi seeks to enforce will at Communist Party meeting China's Xi seeks to enforce will at Communist Party meeting
- October 25, 2016

Senior officials, especially members of the CPC Central Committee, including the members of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, play a crucial role in this regard. "They have been very much alarmed by the personality cult which Xi Jinping is building for himself and also the very aggressive power grab undertaken by Xi Jinping to aggregate more and more powers to himself", Lam says, adding that efforts to enforce tougher rules during the meetings could ... (more...)
Smartwatch sales tumble, dragged down by Apple Smartwatch sales tumble, dragged down by Apple
- October 25, 2016

The number of smartwatches shipped over the most recent three months has declined 52 percent compared with the same July-to-September period a year ago, according to a report by IDC wearables analysts. Lenovo and Pebble were fourth and fifth respectively, each delivering approximately 100,000 smartwatches . Apple , the largest smartwatch vendor, saw its sales down 71.6 percent. (more...)
Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits new high Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits new high
- October 25, 2016

Back in June, Gizmodo reported that last year's strong El NiƱo event pushed the atmosphere past 400 ppm in 2015. Finally, the WMO report warns that forests and oceans which now absorb roughly half of human carbon emissions, "may become saturated" in the future, accelerating the buildup of CO2 in our atmosphere . (more...)

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