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Trump claims evidence of voting fraud in Texas Trump claims evidence of voting fraud in Texas
- October 29, 2016

Addresses of all of the early voting centers in Maryland are available at www.elections.maryland.gov/voting/early_voting.html . The number will likely tip over 8 million before Election Day, Tenuto said , because 62,000 people registered online over the weekend and the applications haven't been processed yet. (more...)
Republicans say they have edge in absentee voting in North Carolina Republicans say they have edge in absentee voting in North Carolina
- October 29, 2016

Here in Walker County more people are turning out for early voting than in previous years. In Orleans Parish, the pace is even more frenzied. On Election Day, Nov. Polls are only open from 7 a.m.to 8 p.m. on November 8. While just 29 percent of registered voters in the state are GOP members, they have made up 38 percent of early voters so far. (more...)
Antarctica to Host World's Largest Marine Reserve Antarctica to Host World's Largest Marine Reserve
- October 29, 2016

Millions of people around the world have joined the global call for large-scale marine protection in Antarctica. Concerns have been raised that a new worldwide agreement to create a marine protected area in the Ross Sea might only last 35 years . (more...)
Warm, Windy Friday and Saturday, Cool Sunday Warm, Windy Friday and Saturday, Cool Sunday
- October 29, 2016

A cold front will arrive late Saturday bringing more seasonable temperatures to the area on Sunday . Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Tuesday night through Wednesday night , there is a chance of rain, along with a daytime high in the mid-60s and overnight lows in the mid- to upper 40s. (more...)
Samsung Still Stumped by Charred Note 7s
- October 29, 2016

Although this might be an important setback for Samsung ´s interest, it doesn't represent a surprising scenario for the company, giving the fact that the profit plunge is in concordance with a revised earning estimate studied by Samsung , just two weeks before it killed the Galaxy Note 7, which was positioned to take on Apple´s iPhone 7. (more...)
Orbital ATK's first launch in two years was a success
- October 29, 2016

The first and second stage portion of the rocket separated about five minutes after the launch as planned, and the Cygnus cargo ship reached orbit shortly after, according to a live broadcast of the launch on NASA television. After the accident, Orbital sped up plans to replace the rocket's Soviet-era engines with the new Russian-made motors. The redesigned rocket is carrying an unmanned Cygnus cargo module loaded with almost 5,300 pounds of food, equipment and experiments for the ... (more...)
Apple unveils thinnest, lightest new MacBook Pro Apple unveils thinnest, lightest new MacBook Pro
- October 29, 2016

The Touch ID also does a cool trick, on the Apple MacBook Pro 2016, the Touch ID remembers the user. Apple's biggest announcement for the new MacBook Pro's was the Touch Bar , an OLED touchscreen that replaces the top row of function keys on the MacBook keyboard. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard has super night as Spurs demolish Warriors
- October 29, 2016

They were outscored by 34 when any one of those players was off the court. That would have been tied for the second-most such points allowed by the Warriors last season. Draymond Green also had a double-double for the same stats with 18 and 12 respectively. "It's hard to win like that. You can quote me on that". San Antonio controlled the glass against Golden State as they were +20 in the category. (more...)
Bilic: minority ruined first West Ham 'home' game
- October 29, 2016

Police have confirmed they made seven arrests after crowd trouble marred West Ham's 2-1 win over Chelsea in the EFL Cup on Wednesday. An additional 30 people were issued with directions to disperse under antisocial behaviour legislation prior to the match. (more...)
Twitter to discontinue Vine
- October 29, 2016

At the moment it's unknown what will happen to Vine's team and if there's some sort of successor service in the works. "We see a significant opportunity to increase growth as we continue to improve the core service". Twitter's total revenue from advertising is $545 million, $10 million higher than the revenue from ads in Q2 2016, and a 6 percent boost when looking at Q3 2015. (more...)
Advertising Delivers Profit Surge For Google Parent Alphabet
- October 29, 2016

Google cited YouTube licensing rights as one of the reasons that its costs to generate revenue, excluding ad commissions, rose by $1 billion, or 30 percent, from previous year. Revenue was up 20 percent to $22.45 billion. In contrast, Alphabet's moon-shot " other bet " generated revenues of $197 million and operating losses of $865 million. (more...)
Twitter to shut down video app
- October 29, 2016

Twitter made the formal announcement to discontinue Vine in the coming months. Vine made a name for itself primarily as a destination for 6-second video loops. Vine allowed users to share six-second videos on Facebook and Twitter . It also confirmed users would be able to continue to watch previous posts to the site, which has around 200 million users . (more...)
Chinese firm blames hacked connected devices behind Friday's DDOS attack
- October 29, 2016

Hackers have flooded servers running a site they are targeting with so much traffic that it can not cope. These work by overwhelming targeted machines with junk data traffic - sort of like knocking someone over by blasting them with a fire hose. (more...)
Tablet to come in March 2017; leak hints at September production Tablet to come in March 2017; leak hints at September production
- October 29, 2016

However, anticipation and excitement arose as another event is scheduled to happen on October 27, which gives high hopes of a new iPad Mini unveiling. As such, this chip is rumored to make the iPad Pro 2 a more functional device for business users as well as graphic designers since it can boost its performance. (more...)
Dozens of migrants leave the former camp of Calais
- October 29, 2016

The youths, who slept on the ground in biting cold, gathered outside the hangar where migrants were registered in the past three days for relocation. Ali, also from Sudan, said: "I see more people than before". European Union rules say Britain must take in unaccompanied children who have family ties in the country under the Dublin Regulation. The French government said Cazeneuve and his housing minister, Emmanuel Cosse, "learned with surprise the declarations of Ms Amber Rudd, Britain's ... (more...)
Truly magical! Professional photographer decks out her daughter in Harry Potter style Truly magical! Professional photographer decks out her daughter in Harry Potter style
- October 29, 2016

When she was pregnant, Glover says she would joke that she was going to dress up her newborn Muggle in Potter garb - whether it was a boy or girl. "I want her to grow up in a world of magic and happiness and Harry Potter ", she says. This week, she dressed Lorelai as a baby Cruella de Vil complete with two dogs in white shirts with black spots. (more...)
Basketball: LeBron grabs triple-double as Cavaliers win season opener
- October 29, 2016

In addition, James began the 2016-17 campaign with a triple-double and Love chipped in with a double-double. And, incredibly, this was just the warm-up act for a night this city won't soon forget. " Cleveland against the world!" It's a little odd that the Cavs partnered with a jewelry store more likely to be located next to an Orange Julius than a Hermés or Louis Vuitton. (more...)
150 nations agree major deal in Rwanda to cut greenhouse gases 150 nations agree major deal in Rwanda to cut greenhouse gases
- October 29, 2016

Countries are divided into three groups with different deadlines to reduce the use of factory-made hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) - recently a cause of global concern due to their atmospheric concentrations and contribution to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. (more...)
Global smartphone market gears up for Note 7 fallout Global smartphone market gears up for Note 7 fallout
- October 29, 2016

As is the case every three months, IDC ( International Data Corporation ) releases quarterly figures for top smartphone manufacturers in the world, along with some additional info. That number is down 10 percent year over year, though, from 83.8 million in Q3 2016. This gives the company 6 percent of the smartphone markets. Its global smartphone marketshare has dipped from 24 percent to 20 percent in the past year. (more...)
Bill Murray sings 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' during Game 3
- October 29, 2016

The game was tied 0-0 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning when Murray briefly stole the show. First pitch of the game is scheduled for 7:08 p.m.as the Cubs look to take a lead in the World Series over the Cleveland Indians. (more...)

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