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Dion Lewis To Start Practicing With Patriots This Week Dion Lewis To Start Practicing With Patriots This Week
- October 27, 2016

Though Dion Lewis is expected to practice this week, he was not on the field with teammates Wednesday. Lewis emerged as a double threat in the first half of last season, performing well whether running the ball or catching it. Lewis, still just 26 years, old, has had a career plagued with injuries. Once Lewis does return, he'll likely split time with LeGarrette Blount in the backfield, forming a thunder and lightning tandem for quarterback Tom Brady and Co. (more...)
US Coast Guard in Hawaii searching for Chinese mariner US Coast Guard in Hawaii searching for Chinese mariner
- October 27, 2016

This photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows a trimaran that the U.S. Coast Guard has located in Hawaii on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. On Tuesday morning, watchstanders at the Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Honolulu received word from Chinese maritime officials that the vessel, with one person aboard, had not been heard from for 24 hours. (more...)
This Optical Illusion of Shiny Legs Has the Internet Passionately Debating This Optical Illusion of Shiny Legs Has the Internet Passionately Debating
- October 27, 2016

Shiny legs or just white paint? Move over, "the dress", there's a new illusion photo making the internet rounds. Does this pair of legs really have a slick, oily sheen? "There are no light reflections or distortions on the legs as there would be if oiled". (more...)
Investors Recap - Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)
- October 27, 2016

Lone Pine Capital LLC now owns 18,305,703 shares of the footwear maker's stock valued at $1,010,475,000 after buying an additional 6,309,324 shares in the last quarter. During the same period previous year, the business posted $1.34 EPS. Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) shares now have a mean rating of 2.60 while 0 analysts have recommended the shares as "BUY", 0 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 0 commented as "HOLD". (more...)
What could the AT&T, Time Warner deal mean for you? What could the AT&T, Time Warner deal mean for you?
- October 27, 2016

AT&T wants to buy Time Warner and is willing to pay $85.4 billion for it. As part of the deal, AT&T - already the largest nonfinancial corporate issuer of dollar-denominated debt - is taking on $40 billion of bridge loans, adding to its current $119 billion in net debt. (more...)
Windows 10 to bring 3-D to two-dimensional experiences Windows 10 to bring 3-D to two-dimensional experiences
- October 27, 2016

Sales for Microsoft's computing business have declined since 2015. The new features show Microsoft is hoping to stand out from the pack as rival Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has eroded its grip on software. Beyond that, Microsoft is bringing 3D graphics to PowerPoint. "Their marketing efforts to illustrate the 3D ability seems to be ahead of Apple's ". (more...)
Samsung Slashes Third-Quarter Profit Estimate After Pulling Plug on Note 7 Samsung Slashes Third-Quarter Profit Estimate After Pulling Plug on Note 7
- October 27, 2016

Its third-quarter revenue estimate was also cut to 47 trillion won from 49 trillion won previously. The company said it will focus more resources on promoting its Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones to cover losses following the withdrawal of the bigger-screen Note phone from the market. (more...)
Antares rocket successfully launches from Virginia coast
- October 27, 2016

The company had flown cargo missions for NASA in its Cygnus spacecraft but had hired a different rocket, an Atlas V, from the United Launch Alliance for the boost in to space. Then, Cygnus will deliver its load of science experiments, food and supplies, and space station hardware to the station. Orbital ATK , based in Dulles, Va., and a second company, Elon Musk's SpaceX , have contracts with NASA to conduct the resupply missions. (more...)
Cyber attacks hit Twitter, Netflix and Spofity Cyber attacks hit Twitter, Netflix and Spofity
- October 27, 2016

The attack targeted Dyn, a company that helps people connect to websites, with a huge amount of traffic in an attempt to knock the service offline, according to Dyn's director of Internet analysis , Doug Madory. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned on October 14 that hackers were infecting routers, printers, smart TVs and other connected devices to build powerful armies of "bots" that can shut down websites. (more...)
Mother says toy machine at pizza shop dispensed medication Mother says toy machine at pizza shop dispensed medication
- October 27, 2016

At first, the mother, Courtney Jones, thought the container had candy inside. Jones said that she doesn't hold the business responsible, but she wants answers and is anxious that the same thing may happen in other machines. Jones notified the management of the pizza shop and the machine was disabled for the rest of the day and removed the next day by the vendor. Police said they are worked with the restaurant and the vendor, reviewing video and retracing steps to figure out how the pills got ... (more...)
Violett Beane has high hopes for a Jesse & Wally 'Flash' romance Violett Beane has high hopes for a Jesse & Wally 'Flash' romance
- October 27, 2016

Beane is known as a fashionista and a lover of bunnies (see below). Scudder was in the middle of a brawl with Leonard Snart ( Wentworth Miller ) aka Captain Cold when he vanished, so Scudder initially appears hell-bent on revenge, unaware that Leonard Snart is gone. (more...)
CMHC issues 'red' warning for Canada's housing market CMHC issues 'red' warning for Canada's housing market
- October 27, 2016

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. increased its risk rating for the national housing market on Wednesday to strong, from a moderate rating that it gave in July. In order to access future Market Analysis Centre publications from CMHC, please subscribe to Housing Observer Online . Earlier this month, the federal government announced a number of changes that will affect the real estate market. (more...)
Apple reveals slowing of iPhone sales as smartphone market approaches saturation Apple reveals slowing of iPhone sales as smartphone market approaches saturation
- October 27, 2016

Unit sales reached 45.51 million, down 5 percent on an annual basis and 13 percent higher compared to the previous quarter. iPad sales were stable year-on-year at Dollars 4.26 billion, while unit sales were down 6 percent to 9.27 million. The company said Tuesday that profit fell 19 percent to US$9 billion in the fiscal quarter ending September 24. That barely beat the Wall Street consensus. (more...)
Donald Trump's Walk Of Fame Star Vandalized With A Sledgehammer
- October 27, 2016

The terrazzo and brass star was located at 6801 Hollywood Blvd, near the Dolby Theatre where the Oscars are held, and was laid in honour of the Republican in 2007 during his lengthy stint hosting The Apprentice . "He took Donald Trump's name out and he took his round plaque out". 'We come here to epicentre of the entertainment capital of the world, the very eye of the galaxy, where it is tradition in this marvellous town to reward stars by bringing them right down to earth, ' Stephen said. (more...)
Father Dead, 2 Children Seriously Hurt After Jump from NJ Bridge
- October 27, 2016

Joseph's Medical Center in Paterson with non-life-threatening injuries. The 1-year-old suffered a concussion, a bruised lung and a fractured rib, while his 3-year-old brother has a concussion, DePuyt said. "It's just terrible." A high fence is supposed to prevent people from being able to jump over the side of the bridge , but police said Spincken found a way around it. (more...)
Voters line up to take advantage of early voting Voters line up to take advantage of early voting
- October 27, 2016

Secretary State William Galvin's website lists information on all early voting locations in the state. "So, if you want to do yourself and your neighbors a favor, study it first, go online , print out a ballot, mark it up, study it, figure out your candidates before you get there so it will all go much more quickly", she said. (more...)
Apple says it needs more time before new ear buds are ready Apple says it needs more time before new ear buds are ready
- October 27, 2016

Apple's AirPods wirelessly connect to the iPhone 7. The world therefore expected Apple to announce during its 27 October event an actual release date for the earbuds - maybe the company would even launch them after the event. The company is gambling on changing the industry, with wireless headphones that "combine crystal clear sound with a new sense of freedom". The delay comes just a day before Apple will hold an event to unveil new Mac computers. (more...)
Google Pixel XL More Difficult to Repair Than iPhone 7
- October 26, 2016

With a retail price of $769, that means the margins on that particular model is about $410 per unit, excluding costs not accounted for by IHS. You can buy the 32GB black colour of Google Pixel for Rs. When he questioned the company on why there was no waterproofing on board the pair, the reply was a simple "We ran out of time". "The difference here is Google looking to integrate its hardware and software which Apple has specialized in for years". (more...)
What to watch for in Game 2 of the World Series
- October 26, 2016

Kluber allowed four hits, struck out nine and did not walk a batter. "Go out there and get outs as quick as I can and go deep into the game". Roberto Perez went two-for-four with two homers and four RBIs for the Indians at Progressive Field as they took a 1-0 series lead. (more...)
Long Spaceflight Seems to Weaken Spinal Muscles
- October 26, 2016

According to a NASA-sanctioned study published Tuesday in the journal Spine , astronauts' back pain is caused by wasting of paraspinal muscles - that connect the vertebrae and control their movement - rather than swelling of spinal disks due to lack of gravity as previously thought. (more...)

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