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Adobe addresses latest Flash Player zero-day vulnerability Adobe addresses latest Flash Player zero-day vulnerability
- October 19, 2015

Adobe encourages you to verify the Flash Player version installed on your system, clicking on running content of Flash and selecting "About Adobe Flash Player" to check it on the different browsers installed, in order to get the fixed update. (more...)
Lanoka Harbor Woman Finds Prehistoric Object On Seaside Heights Beach Lanoka Harbor Woman Finds Prehistoric Object On Seaside Heights Beach
- October 19, 2015

Audrey Stanick of Lanoka Harbor spent a few time meandering on a Seaside Heights beach earlier this month, searching for pieces of sea glass after Hurricane Joaquin and a nasty Nor'easter passed out to sea. It has been described as an "especially fine example" of Paleoindian artifact. The projectile point would have been razor sharp, but after being in the ocean water for thousands of years, it has a smooth surface, much like the sea glass found along the shore. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz redefines the luxury SUV segment; drives in its global best Mercedes-Benz redefines the luxury SUV segment; drives in its global best
- October 19, 2015

Positioned right below the full-blown GLE 63, the 450 model is the third member of the company's mid-level AMG Sport lineup. The GLE comes in two different variants. With performance in mind, the 4Matic all-wheel drive system that the SUV features is programmed to distribute torque in a 40:60 ratio for the front and rear respectively. (more...)
MIT System Beats Humans in Big-Data Analysis MIT System Beats Humans in Big-Data Analysis
- October 18, 2015

The  Data Science Machine  tracks these correlations, using them as a cue to feature construction. Perhaps even more important, the machine accomplished this task at just a fraction of the time it took humans. But MIT scientists claim that their " Data Science Machine " is faster and often more reliable than humans when it comes to analyzing big data and extracting patterns that may have some type of predictive power. (more...)
Nissan Plans to Build an All-Electric GT-R Nissan Plans to Build an All-Electric GT-R
- October 18, 2015

According to  Nissan , the Nissan Leaf will be coming in with a 30kWh battery an upgrade from the previous 24kWh battery pack that was powering the previous  Nissan  Leaf. Nissan  started the GT-R name with the 1969 Skyline that put out 160 horsepower and 130 pound-feet of torque.  Nissan  will soon be able to incorporate the electric vehicle technology in a performance car. (more...)
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Autopilot Gets Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Autopilot Gets "Uncomfortable" on Curves
- October 18, 2015

The updates are enabled by new hardware installed in the Model S as of late last September. Just as you should avoid the hospital in July (when new-fledged M.D.s begin to really learn their craft), so now may be a good time to give wide berth to any Tesla Model S you may see. (more...)
Trump Slams Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson for Favoring Rubio Trump Slams Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson for Favoring Rubio
- October 17, 2015

However, critics hung onto Rubio's words about the hourly wage not being enough to live on and ran with it. "The first thing we're going to have to do is become globally competitive again economically because we live in a global economy, and it is an economy dramatically different, as I  said  earlier than the one we had not so long ago",  Rubio   said . (more...)
This Giant Little Tikes auto Can Break the Speed Limit This Giant Little Tikes auto Can Break the Speed Limit
- October 17, 2015

The vehicle, which took a total of 16 weeks to make and was adapted from a Daewoo Matiz, has done 5000 miles and is priced at £21,500 ($33,264). In the 2 years since its creation, it has been driven a little over 8,000 kilometres and that was mostly to shows and charity events. (more...)
Google announces Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X smartphones Google announces Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X smartphones
- October 17, 2015

The devices act as a premium example of what Android can do, running the latest software without any extra bells and whistles manufacturers and wireless companies cram onto other devices. Google just officially announced the new LG Nexus 5X and Huawei's Nexus6P. Both smartphones have new camera technology in the front and rear cams that promises to deliver better performance with a faster action, plus a new USB-C connector and fingerprint scanners. (more...)
Daniel Craig dissing James Bond Daniel Craig dissing James Bond
- October 17, 2015

What do you get when you put six 007s together? "That's fine. I'm over it at the moment. Nowadays we expect a level of sophistication and glamour that wasn't there in the old ones, at least to our eyes". "He's so dedicated to his craft, and he loves playing Bond ", Harris said. "It's not like there's a 50-year-old from Benefits Street, wandering around with him". (more...)
OnePlus X likely to be unveiled at an event on 29 October OnePlus X likely to be unveiled at an event on 29 October
- October 17, 2015

Co-founder Carl Pei said back in August that OnePlus would release a second phone before the end of the year, following the recent release of the OnePlus Two. The company has been facing concerns in bringing the OnePlus 2 "flagship killer" into people's hands, although the device was generally well received. (more...)
Ondrej Pelánek wins Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 title Ondrej Pelánek wins Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 title
- October 15, 2015

This time, the judges sorted through 42,000 entries submitted from around 100 countries. Award-winning photos are chosen for their artistic composition, technical innovation and truthful interpretation of the natural world. Gutoski noticed the red fox on the hunt and eventually saw the arctic fox he was after. "It's a frozen moment revealing a surprising behavior, witnessed in Wapusk National Park, on Hudson Bay, Canada, in early winter", Gutoski explained in a press release. (more...)
Maruti raises the bar with hatchback Baleno Maruti raises the bar with hatchback Baleno
- October 15, 2015

It will be the second auto to be sold through the company's premium sales channel, the Nexa, and will primarily compete with premium hatchbacks such as the Hyundai Elite i20, Honda Jazz and Volkswagen Polo. The petrol variants come with the weigh in the range of 860-910kg and the diesel variants from 960-985kg. Also, this will be the first auto model in the country to offer Apple's "Car Play' interface as a built-in option (in higher variants)". (more...)
Scientists now say Miami, New Orleans can't be saved Scientists now say Miami, New Orleans can't be saved
- October 15, 2015

Although linking these Carbon dioxide emissions with global warming and floodings isn't something new, what it is important is that researchers show how your city will look like in a 100 years, instead of just throwing a few numbers and statistics. (more...)
Love and Squalor (and Crimson Peak) Love and Squalor (and Crimson Peak)
- October 15, 2015

There is quite a lot of foreshadowing in the film - "Perhaps we only notice things when the time comes for us to see them" opines Edith at one point - and although the film has a delightfully creepy feel, it soon becomes clear that the living are far more dangerous than the dead. (more...)
Twisty, twirly DNA escapes the double helix Twisty, twirly DNA escapes the double helix
- October 15, 2015

Sarah Harris from the College of Leeds means that imaging these samples of "supercoiled" DNA can assist scientists develop higher medicines. Base pairs in DNA are like a genetic alphabet, during which the letters on one facet of the DNA double helix only pair with a specific letter on the opposite aspect. (more...)
Climate change will lead to ocean food chain collapse, study says Climate change will lead to ocean food chain collapse, study says
- October 15, 2015

A study of 632 published experiments of the world's oceans, from tropical to arctic waters, spanning coral reefs and the open seas, found that climate change is whittling away the diversity and abundance of marine species. Expected ocean acidification and warming will greatly reduce marine biodiversity and key species that support these ecosystems worldwide may be wiped out, according to the team's news release . (more...)
LG G3 Starts Receiving Android 5.1.1 on Verizon models LG G3 Starts Receiving Android 5.1.1 on Verizon models
- October 14, 2015

An LG G2 running Android 6.0 has been seen in the database of Geekbench, one of the most well-known benchmarks for Google's mobile OS. Since the LG G3 update rollout has begun only a couple of days ago, people around the USA should be patient as their OTA update should arrive within a few days. (more...)
Fossil eggs reveal whether dinosaurs were hot or not Fossil eggs reveal whether dinosaurs were hot or not
- October 14, 2015

The researchers also believe the animals were probably more active than modern-day alligators and crocodiles, which can be energetic, but only for brief spurts. While that's warmer than a fewmodern crocodiles and their relatives, it suggests their physiology was not fully warm-blooded - known as endothermic - and they still needed to elevate their body temperature using environmental heat sources such as sunlight, as modern cold-blooded species do. (more...)
Apple iPad Pro Release Date, Price and Specs Apple iPad Pro Release Date, Price and Specs
- October 13, 2015

Myerson said Microsoft made the decision not to talk about Surface Book with its PC maker partners ahead of the launch in order to help preserve the "surprise". Using a magnetic hinge and a Bluetooth connection, the island shaped keys can give a user an improved keying experience. The Pen also has the ability to magnetically attach to the Surface Pro 4 sides, which is a feature that was missing in the Surface Pro 3. (more...)

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