Science


Supreme Court to hear transgender school bathroom case
- October 30, 2016

The case involves a 17-year-old transgender student named Gavin Grimm , who identifies as male and sued in 2015 to win the right to use the school's boys' bathroom. Supreme Court", Bob Stephens stated. "Events have left Missouri public schools in limbo as to the current state of the law", a brief filed by Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster stated, adding that "administrators must have definitive guidance as to what the law requires of them in order to maintain federal funding". (more...)
Tesla turns profit, Musk says no new capital needed for Model 3
- October 30, 2016

Tesla swung to a net profit of 14 cents a share in the quarter from a loss of $229.9 million, or $1.78 a share, a year earlier. Tesla delivered 24,821 vehicles during the quarter, an increase of 72 percent over the same period a year ago. (more...)
The Next Nintendo Switch Details Will Come In January 2017
- October 30, 2016

Compared to the Wii U's 3.06 million launch numbers, it might seem that Nintendo is aiming low with its latest console offering. Nintendo Switch's exact launch date and line-up of in-development games won't be revealed until an event on 13th January. (more...)
Health premium news gives attacks to GOP Senate candidates Health premium news gives attacks to GOP Senate candidates
- October 30, 2016

Clinton and the joint fundraising committees established with the Democratic National Committee still had $153 million in available cash as of October 20, including $62.4 million sitting in Clinton's campaign account. "Right now all we see is record numbers at the polls", he said. The Trump camp, meanwhile, had doubled down on those efforts by trying to turn off young women by harping on Bill Clinton's past, and Bernie Sanders' young devotees by talking up Hillary Clinton's past support for ... (more...)
Tesla's quarter three profit is indeed surprising
- October 30, 2016

Tesla recorded net income of $21.9 million, or 14 cents per share, for the third quarter ended September 30, marking the first positive earnings since the first quarter of 2013. Tesla Motors's quarterly revenue was up 145.3% on a year-over-year basis. One reason Wall Street was caught off guard is that Tesla had raised its auto delivery estimates earlier this month to around 24,500, and today beat that revised estimate by an additional 300 cars (for a total of 24,821 cars delivered). (more...)
Apple iPhone 8 To Have Glass Body And High-End Specs
- October 30, 2016

Apple's smartphone could be released in three different sizes. "Speaking of the size, along with 4.7" and 5.5", there'll be a 5" version too. It is projected to have 64 GB, 128 GB, and 256 GB variants. The 10th anniversary iPhone is looking to be a real work of art in terms of aesthetics, while what it has under the hood is expected to be wonderful, too. (more...)
Extended hours in Broome County for absentee voting Extended hours in Broome County for absentee voting
- October 30, 2016

If the signature does not match, White said the voter will be notified. That may not seem like a big deal, but it reduces the avenues by which some people can vote, a Democratic official argued to CNN , because it stops party offices and volunteers from collecting ballots to turn them in. (more...)
Deal struck for world's largest marine reserve in Antarctica Deal struck for world's largest marine reserve in Antarctica
- October 30, 2016

Scientists will still be allowed to catch small invertebrates for research in other designated areas. The global agreement comes after five years of negotiations and means the Ross Sea, located in the South Pole to the south-east of New Zealand, will become the world's largest Marine Protected Area (MPA). (more...)
What Samsung lost after Galaxy Note 7 debacle
- October 30, 2016

Galaxy Note 7 , Samsung's latest flagship device, was launched on August 2. Samsung has released its fiscal third-quarter results, and the mobile division profits were at the lowest level in almost eight years. Sadly, the company was pushed to do another recall after the replacement phone that was supposedly "safer" than the recalled unit also combusted. (more...)
Antarctic region to become the world's largest marine protected area
- October 30, 2016

It could also help speed along plans for other marine reserves around Antarctica. But proponents say this is the first time that a bunch of nations have collaborated to protect an area on the high seas - the open ocean that falls outside the jurisdiction of any one nation. (more...)
'Dozens of children sleeping by road' after Calais Jungle clearance declared complete
- October 30, 2016

There was anger among volunteers who spent the night in the camp as authorities insisted the clearance operation had been completed and the migrants had been relocated. A handful of children were seen being escorted away by French police after they were allegedly stopped for not being registered, aid workers said. 234 children have also been granted entry to Britain. (more...)
Safety Tips for Those Trick-Or-Treating Safety Tips for Those Trick-Or-Treating
- October 30, 2016

For some advice on how to simplify what may seem like yet another complicated parenting moment, expert Alyson Schafer is here to help. Listen to the full interview by clicking on the image at the top of this page or read a summary of the interview below. (more...)
Apple's MacBook Pro event recap
- October 30, 2016

At least for now, the new Touch Bar and Touch ID features will be available only on higher-end models - a 13-inch MacBook Pro that starts at about $1,800 and a 15-inch MacBook Pro at about $2,400. But the Mac has been important for Apple since co-founder Steve Jobs introduced the first model in 1984. "The Mac is more than a product to us". In the second Apple event in the past two month, Tim Cook ceremoniously took the stage today at Apple HQ to keep us posted on what the company ... (more...)
Elon Musk: Tesla adds solar roofs to his clean energy vision Elon Musk: Tesla adds solar roofs to his clean energy vision
- October 30, 2016

Peter Rive who is the co-founder of SolarCity and cousin of Musk, said that the solar roofs could easily have a five per cent share of the new roof market within a year or two. Some of the electric carmaker's investors have expressed concern over the takeover, suggesting it is a Tesla-funded bail-out of a company Mr Musk has a vested interest in as its biggest shareholder. (more...)
France moving more than 6000 migrants from makeshift camp
- October 29, 2016

According to the charity Help Refugees, there were 8,143 refugees and migrants in Calais prior to the dismantling of the camp beginning on Monday. Hundreds of "jungle" camp migrants packing their bags in a mixture of relief and despair in the French northern city of Calais on Monday faced a hard decision - stay in France or face possible deportation, worldwide news agency AFP reported. (more...)
The Apple MacBook Pro Touch Bar's T1 chip actually runs on watchOS
- October 29, 2016

Older models are also pricier in the United Kingdom, like the 2015 MacBook Air with 13-inch display now costs about £950, up from about £850. It also has functions that will be familiar to many iPhone users - showing word suggestions as you type, for example, or letting you scroll through a library of emojis . (more...)
Will Apple ever make another stand-alone display? Chances are looking slim
- October 29, 2016

No, that's not a typo. Older models are also pricier in the United Kingdom, like the 2015 MacBook Air with 13-inch display now costs about £950, up from about £850. The Touch Bar might be more helpful for people who are relatively new to those programs. "It reflects Steve Jobs design philosophy that with Macs and laptops it is much easier to use a mouse and keyboard to navigate through applications, and the Touch bar is the next logical implantation of his view on the role of touch", ... (more...)
Samsung's mobile division profits collapse by 96% year-over-year
- October 29, 2016

Samsung can thank its lucky stars that it is not singularly focused on the smartphone market. This generational change in a banner enterprise of South Korea presents a complex panorama, considered economists. The Galaxy S8 will be the first widely available smartphone in the world to feature an optical fingerprint sensor, SamMobile says, quoting unnamed sources in China. (more...)
Jose Mourinho urges strong response against Manchester City in EFL Cup tie Jose Mourinho urges strong response against Manchester City in EFL Cup tie
- October 29, 2016

It's very normal. We live with emotions. "In every game I show myself". But Conte, 47, speaking on the eve of Chelsea's EFL Cup fourth-round tie away to London rivals West Ham on Wednesday, said: "I think that everyone must show respect for me, for my work, for my job". (more...)
Trump disorders the GOP House Trump disorders the GOP House
- October 29, 2016

After months of playing both sides of the fence - tepidly endorsing Trump or refusing to condemn his attacks on people of color, immigrants and women - now they are finally prepared to distance themselves. Nationally, "the reason we don't hold the Senate, if we don't, is because of Donald Trump ", the aide said. Another by the network that starts Wednesday calls Suzanna Shkreli, a Democratic candidate in a second MI district, "a rubberstamp for Washington insiders" as pictures are shown of ... (more...)

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