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Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 Update With 3-D Capabilities
- October 31, 2016

Here's everything that the company announced in New York City earlier today. Co-founded by Paul Allen and Bill Gates in 1975, Microsoft , still the world's largest PC software publisher, has tried for years to find a foothold in hardware business, as its flagship Windows operating system loses market share to Android, which works on mobile devices. (more...)
Three astronauts land safely after 115-day mission on International Space Station
- October 31, 2016

The 49th space station expedition was the in-flight debut for Rubins and Onishi, flight engineers working with mission commander Ivanishin, a Russian cosmonaut on his second spaceflight. EDT today. NASA's Rubins, a molecular biologist, was the first person to sequence DNA in space . "A little slower than expected, but all plant pillows were successfully primed for the first time in our Veg series", Nicole Dufour, NASA's Veggie project manager, said in a NASA news release . (more...)
Everything You Need To Know About Apple's New MacBook Pro
- October 30, 2016

One of the most innovative features is the Touch Bar above the keyboard, allowing the selection of bookmarks and emojis, sliders for the adjustment of photos, and a predictive text function similar to that available on an iPhone. Craig, am I correct in assuming that the Touch Bar becomes a row of visual function keys when using Windows with Boot Camp? The only downside to the new MacBook Pro seems to be its lack of USB 3.0 ports , and its USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 isn't compatible with ... (more...)
Qualcomm to buy NXP for $47 billion
- October 30, 2016

Qualcomm will fund the purchase with cash and by issuing $11 billion in new debt. NXP owns factories and produces some of its own chips - something Qualcomm has avoided by outsourcing its manufacturing - and has about 44,000 employees, compared with about 33,000 for Qualcomm . (more...)
The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) Missed Earnings 1 times The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) Missed Earnings 1 times
- October 30, 2016

About 696,083 shares traded hands. Over the last 3 months and over the last 6 months, the shares of The Dow Chemical Company (DOW), have changed 2.56% and 5.59%, respectively. The Company ended its last session at $54.56 by Surging 1.49%. Historical Quarterly Earnings: Last quarter, The Dow Chemical Company generated almost $11.95B in sales and net income of $0.95/share. (more...)
Warriors' anxiety behind Spurs thrashing - Durant
- October 30, 2016

It's the first time since Popovich's initial season as head coach of the Spurs in 1996-97 to be exact. "It felt like not that we were going to show up and win but if we just show up and play semi-hard we're going to win". Green joked after the game about how all the conversations tomorrow will center around whether Durant has ruined the team's chemistry. Effort and desire, as they discovered, can be more than a great equalizer. (more...)
Bilic frustrated by crowd trouble as London Stadium 'felt like home' Bilic frustrated by crowd trouble as London Stadium 'felt like home'
- October 30, 2016

West Ham United said Thursday that up to 200 people faced banning orders after violence marred their English League Cup tie at home to London rivals Chelsea. Manager Slaven Bilic has backed West Ham's zero tolerance policy on football hooligans. Behavior among West Ham fans significantly improved in recent years, although there have been isolated incidents, including at the club's last game at Upton Park in May when the Manchester United team bus was attacked. (more...)
Clinton lashes 'strange' timing of renewed Federal Bureau of Investigation email probe Clinton lashes 'strange' timing of renewed Federal Bureau of Investigation email probe
- October 30, 2016

Clinton's use of a private email server has plagued her this election and has once again come to the forefront of the race. Podesta and campaign manager Robby Mook spoke to reporters in a conference call, following Clinton's hastily arranged news conference on Friday night in a high school choir room in Des Moines, Iowa. (more...)
Pochettino pleased with Janssen
- October 30, 2016

The Tottenham boss believes that if Edwards was from Brazil, rather than England, he would would be branded as one of the best youngsters in the world. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino praised Vincent Janssen for a " fantastic " display against Liverpool, but insists the forward needs more time. (more...)
Pence recounts '10 seconds of uncertainty' after plane scare
- October 30, 2016

Flights have resumed at LaGuardia Airport but many travelers were delayed following the Pence plane's skid on the runway. A United States official told CNN the National Transportation Safety Board was gathering preliminary information on the incident and will launch a team to investigate Friday morning. (more...)
Liverpool beats Palace 4-2 to stay among EPL pacesetters
- October 30, 2016

Joel Ward aided home goalkeeper Steve Mandanda with a deliberate handball to thwart a Coutinho header after fine work from Roberto Firmino, before Sadio Mane inconceivably sidefooted over the bar, unmarked, from 10 yards out after being picked out by a Nathaniel Clyne pass. (more...)
Mobile Says Bring Your Google Pixel In, Get $325 Refund
- October 30, 2016

Under that, you'll get unlimited text, talk and 4G LTE. I also like LG's software much better than Samsung's. We speculated this could mean that Google's latest Pixel couple will land in T-Mobile retail locations. It also features a similar dual-rear camera setup similar to the iPhone 7 Plus but has the benefit of a microSD expansion slot and removable battery , something neither Apple's iPhone 7 series or Google's Pixel lineup includes. (more...)
Landmark deal to protect Antarctic ocean
- October 30, 2016

In this January 26, 2015 photo, pieces of thawing ice are scattered along the beachshore at Punta Hanna, Livingston Island, in the Antarctica. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry calls this agreement "extraordinary progress" that "didn't happen by accident". (more...)
Hillary's Piggy Bank: The Clinton Foundation
- October 30, 2016

Band wrote the 13-page memo to defend himself from internal questions about his overlapping roles as a personal aide to the former president, a top Foundation official, and the founder and president of Teneo, a consulting firm he stated with another Clinton ally. (more...)
Samsung to compensate suppliers hit by Note 7 crisis Samsung to compensate suppliers hit by Note 7 crisis
- October 30, 2016

Regulators have banned the model from carry-on and checked baggage on all USA flights and last week said passengers who try to carry Note 7 phones onto planes will have them confiscated and may face fines. The company also offered the owner, Zhang Sitong, an additional chunk of change in an effort to keep the video from being released to the press. Employees are available at the booths to help customers transfer their data onto a new phone. (more...)
Islamic State terrorists killed in Mosul offensive
- October 30, 2016

Their forced march covered more than 12 miles (20 kilometers), stopping in villages for days or weeks. United Nations high commissioner for human rights Zeid Ra'adal-Hussein has voiced deep concern at reports that some individuals in the areas south of Mosul have "embarked on revenge killings and have vowed on television that there would be "eye-for-eye" revenge against those who sided with ISIS", Ms Shamdasani said . (more...)
Clinton 'absolutely ready' to be commander-in-chief: Michelle
- October 30, 2016

The Obama family's public role in the campaign marks a sharp contrast from two years ago, when he was unpopular and Democrats winced when he occasionally said his policies were on the ballot in the midterms. "We'll just be doing it a different way". In Toledo, Ohio, Trump quipped that the election should be scrapped. Polls show Clinton with a narrow lead among likely Florida voters. (more...)
Updated For 2016 - MacBook Pro vs Surface Book
- October 30, 2016

Apple says the new MacBook Pro screen is 67% brighter and has 25% more colors . Launched earlier today, the new MacBook Pro features the Touch Bar - a strip of glass built into the top of the keyboard. Apple has retained the 3.5mm jack, however, the USB ports are replaced with four Thunderbolt 3 .0 ports . As predicted, the Touch Bar feature made it to the MacBook Pro 2016. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Price, Hardware Specs May Not Be Revealed This Year
- October 30, 2016

The idea behind the Switch is that you can pull out a tablet to play all of your favourite games out in the real world. The company says the Switch features a dock to connect the system to a TV. Nintendo and Ubisoft have reportedly worked together for a long time and in fact, now developing several games for the new console like Just Dance 2017. (more...)
Apple brings touch control functions to Mac laptops
- October 30, 2016

It's truly a unified TV experience. Amongst other details that were revealed in the unveiling of the product. And lastly, Touch Bar integration is coming to Skype for Business where you will be able to quickly mute, share desktop, hang-up a call, enable/disable video on a Skype for Business call from the Touch Bar . (more...)

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