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CJ says evidences insufficient; SC hints at commission to probe Panama case
- December 07, 2016

Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's PML-N party exchanged charges and accusations on Tuesday as the Supreme Court heard a case related to financial irregularities revealed in the Panama Papers leaks. (more...)
Russian Cargo Ship Headed For ISS Burns Up Above Siberia
- December 07, 2016

Boeing and SpaceX are now developing the technology to send American astronauts to space from American soil, meaning the shuttling service - and the revenue it produced for Roscosmos - could soon end when NASA begins shuttling its own astronauts skyward using private, commercial spacecraft. (more...)
Sioux leader wants to meet with Trump over pipeline Sioux leader wants to meet with Trump over pipeline
- December 07, 2016

Governor Branstad says the Corps' decision is a reflection of the president trying to get his say as he gets ready to leave office. Activists celebrate after learning of the denied easement on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on December 4, 2016 , outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota. (more...)
The Last Guardian Arrives with Performance Issues on PS4 The Last Guardian Arrives with Performance Issues on PS4
- December 07, 2016

Two pieces of hardware means two rounds of QA testing if developers want to ensure that games run acceptably on both. The differences, as noted in the accompanying write-up , aren't always major: The Last Guardian is an artistic marvel, but when it comes to performance, things take a serious turn. (more...)
Supreme Court kills $399M patent award against Samsung in Apple case
- December 07, 2016

That amount was later reduced to a little over $900 million thanks to a jury miscalculating the damages, and Samsung negotiated a deal where it ultimately paid Apple $400 million at the end of past year. The justices dealt only with the question of how much the South Korean firm should pay for copying several design features of Apple's smartphone. (more...)
RiftCat's VRidge App Brings PC VR Games To Google Cardboard
- December 07, 2016

Bring your real hands into virtual environments with this pair of controllers for Oculus Rift. However, while the controllers for the Rift's main competitor, the HTC Vive, came bundled with the device from day one, the Rift controllers are arriving nearly nine months after the launch of the headset. (more...)
IPads and Beats Headphones Top Best-Selling and Sold-Out Cyber Monday Charts
- December 07, 2016

With the increased convergence of physical shopfronts and online stores, Australian retailers managed to boost sales significantly over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend. Smartphones and tablets were responsible for 53% of online traffic on Cyber Monday and 25% of all online sales. More than eight in 10 - 98.6 million people - used their computers at home to shop on Monday, while 11.2 million shopped from their computers at work. (more...)
LG G6 flagship could be a waterproof, non-modular phone LG G6 flagship could be a waterproof, non-modular phone
- December 07, 2016

The LG G6 is also said to gain wireless charging capabilities out of the box, something Samsung has long offered on its Galaxy S flagship smartphones and a feature Apple is rumored to finally add to next year's iPhone 8. Killing the modular capabilities could also mean that the LG G6 will not come with a removable battery. LG is also expected to unveil the LG G6, the successor to the innovative G5. (more...)
Nintendo expands bug bounty program
- December 07, 2016

It hopes with this program to secure the console against piracy, game dumping, online cheating and the "dissemination of inappropriate content to children". "The reward will be paid after the vulnerability has been fixed by Nintendo". "Nintendo will determine at its discretion whether the vulnerability information qualifies for a reward as well as the amount of any such reward", it added. (more...)
Police Defending Investigation After Teen Found Brutally Murdered Police Defending Investigation After Teen Found Brutally Murdered
- December 07, 2016

A 15-year-old classmate at Lawrence High School has been charged with murder. Borges was held without bail after pleading not guilty at the brief arraignment Monday on a first-degree murder charge. Mathew then walked out of the house". They considered this a normal runaway case. "I told them from Day One that it wasn't", the teen's grandmother Ivelisse Cornielle said after the suspect's arrest Saturday. (more...)
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after Dublin shooting leaves man in critical condition Gardaí appeal for witnesses after Dublin shooting leaves man in critical condition
- December 07, 2016

During a press conference at Blanchardstown garda station, investigating officers said they had managed to talk to the victim on Monday night. No arrests have been made and gardai are appealing for anyone with information to contact them. (more...)
Prices for DirecTV Now streaming service, free trial available
- December 07, 2016

Consumers who opt for the $35 a month package get access to more than 60 channels while those paying $70 will get more than 120 channels. Although AT&T's offer of more than 100 channels for $35 a month is only for a limited time , customers would be able to keep the promotional rate for as long as they maintain service, subject to future programming price increases. (more...)
Amazon's first brick-and-mortar grocery store reshapes shopping experience Amazon's first brick-and-mortar grocery store reshapes shopping experience
- December 07, 2016

The concept has already been applied at the Amazon headquarters in Seattle where people can purchase meals and snacks. Amazon is calling the technology "Just Walk Out". But one major element of a typical supermarket will be missing: checkout lines. According to Amazon , it's right around the corner - at least in Seattle . (more...)
Man arrested in CFL player's death; sheriff defends probe Man arrested in CFL player's death; sheriff defends probe
- December 07, 2016

He said it's not uncommon for investigators to release suspects, even when they know the suspect has committed a crime, for "strategic reasons". "Mr. McKnight exited his auto, and a verbal altercation ensued. "You rat ass faggot, punk.' That's the tone of what we're calling our elected leaders for standing up and simply saying 'let justice prevail and let the process take its course, '" Normand said. (more...)
Army Corps denies easement needed for Bakken pipeline, Iowa groups react Army Corps denies easement needed for Bakken pipeline, Iowa groups react
- December 07, 2016

Bernie Sanders, who rallied against the Dakota Access Pipeline in front of the White House, is declaring victory after the Army Corps of Engineers denied the permit that would allow the project to be built on the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's land. (more...)
Josh Brolin Strips Naked To Celebrate Standing Rock Victory Josh Brolin Strips Naked To Celebrate Standing Rock Victory
- December 07, 2016

Energy Transfer Partners , L.P. (NYSE: ETP) and Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL) announced that the Administration's statement today that it would not at this time issue an "easement" to Dakota Access Pipeline is a purely political action - which the Administration concedes when it states it has made a "policy decision" - Washington code for a political decision. (more...)
AT&T unveils details of DirecTV OTT service AT&T unveils details of DirecTV OTT service
- December 07, 2016

In addition, there will be a free DIRECTV Preview service, providing a showcase of selected programming, and a DIRECTV Mobile offer that will be available as a smartphone app and accessible through any wireless provider. Plans range from $35 per month up to $70 per month and with channel line-ups ranging from 60+ up to 120+. Now AT&T will introduce an exclusive offer for our Mobility customers. (more...)
Russian Federation emergency teams look for debris of crashed spacecraft Russian Federation emergency teams look for debris of crashed spacecraft
- December 07, 2016

Today, an unmanned Russian Progress 65 spacecraft was destroyed shortly after it launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The craft was carrying 2.5 metric tons of supplies to the International Space Station. This is the second time in the last two years that Russia's space agency has had trouble with an ISS resupply mission. The Progress missions from the Russians are part of a regular launch schedule to keep the ISS well supplied with the necessities, as well as to ... (more...)
Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid captain calm despite lead over Barcelona Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid captain calm despite lead over Barcelona
- December 07, 2016

Sergio Ramos's stoppage time equaliser salvaged a point for Real in a 1-1 draw in El Clasico yesterday to maintain a six-point lead at the top of the table. But Iniesta, who came on in the second half for his first appearance since sustaining a knee ligament injury in October, felt it was unfair to pin blame for the result on his Turkish team-mate. (more...)
Meizu M5 Note launched: Specifications, price, and other details Meizu M5 Note launched: Specifications, price, and other details
- December 06, 2016

The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. A more upscale 4GB/64GB version is available too, which you may consider given that the dual-SIM slot is a hybrid. Additional specs include a fingerprint reader below the display , 4G connectivity with VoLTE and Wi-Fi b/g/n (no 5GHz). The phone also packs a 4000mAh battery that has mCharge charging technology, which charges the battery from 0 t0 100 percent in just 90 minutes. (more...)

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