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Liverpool need no extra motivation against Everton, says Klopp Liverpool need no extra motivation against Everton, says Klopp
- December 17, 2016

They are now six points off Premier League leaders Chelsea as the busy winter period begins in earnest. Speaking I during his pre-match Press Conference on Friday, Klopp says he is anticipating a keenly contested game between both teams. (more...)
FBI, CIA agree that Russia hacked the 2016 election
- December 17, 2016

The FBI had stopped short of endorsing the CIA's new assessment, the official said, because it had been considering how much weight to ascribe to multiple possible motives: Was Russia attempting to damage Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's ability to govern, betting that she would be elected? The FBI, CIA and the Office of Director of National Intelligence now all agree that Russian Federation was behind computer hacks into USA political institutions during the election, officials have ... (more...)
Hacked Yahoo data is for sale on the dark web Hacked Yahoo data is for sale on the dark web
- December 17, 2016

The database is up on the market, though its cost is considered to have dropped significantly after Yahoo activated a password reset and went public using the information violation statement. "But it's even worse for the innocent users and companies whose information has been exposed as a result of this hack". And some, such as Google , do so too but not in a way that would have protected against this type of hack. (more...)
Why Elon Musk's Inclusion in Trump's Tech Summit Matters
- December 17, 2016

Trump has previously said that he's convinced climate change is a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese. Musk's role as a strategic adviser to Trump's forum might come as a surprise. As a businessman himself, it is not surprising for Trump to seek the help of the most successful and the most respected business leaders in the country. (more...)
Murdoch swoops on Sky Murdoch swoops on Sky
- December 16, 2016

The re-emergence of the Sky deal shows he believes the reputational damage caused by the phone-hacking scandal at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid is behind them. Fox's latest approach has spurred fresh complaints over corporate governance at Sky, where Murdoch's son James returned as chairman this year. Former Business Secretary Vince Cable — who referred the 2010 takeover bid to Ofcom — said Bradley should "start the process of independent investigation into the impact on ... (more...)
Ark's VR Tie-In Game Lets You Live Out Your Jurassic Park Fantasies
- December 16, 2016

Visitors to Ark Park will be given educational information about the dinosaurs and will be able to interact with them while travelling through the open world environments, whether on foot, in the back of a jeep or even while riding some of the creatures themselves. (more...)
Your Purchases May Now Be Delivered By Drones
- December 16, 2016

Flirtey co-founder and CEO Matt Sweeny envisions customers paying a fee of about $10 for the convenience of quick drone delivery, and is experimenting with the convenience store chain on delivering over-the-counter medication, which could appeal to parents of sick children. (more...)
Britain's Transport Secretary Doors Cyclist, As Seen In Video Britain's Transport Secretary Doors Cyclist, As Seen In Video
- December 16, 2016

Mr Liu told the Guardian that he did so without leaving any name or details. De Hoest tells the BBC that he only later connected Grayling to the incident - and that he made a decision to share the video after the secretary's criticisms of bike lanes were highlighted by Cycling Weekly last week . (more...)
Honor Magic launched with 5.09-inch WQHD AMOLED dual curve display Honor Magic launched with 5.09-inch WQHD AMOLED dual curve display
- December 16, 2016

It's running Android 6.0 beneath a custom UI that includes the Honor Magic Live system. Talking about the AI based Magic Live OS, it does automated work like showing movie tickets while entering the theater or boarding pass in the airport. (more...)
Stock Corner: Tracking Metrics for Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL)
- December 16, 2016

This is a boost from Delek Logistics Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.63. They now have a United States dollars 32 price target on the stock. The legal version of this piece of content can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2016/12/16/insider-buying-delek-logistics-partners-lp-dkl-major-shareholder-buys-29840-shares-of-stock.html. (more...)
Ice Hidden in Shadowy Craters on Dwarf Planet Ceres Ice Hidden in Shadowy Craters on Dwarf Planet Ceres
- December 16, 2016

Water is common on Ceres since previous studies revealed plumes of water vapor erupting from it and in rare instances; exposed water ice has been sighted at mid-latitudes. Such a small number is unusual and needs further study, said Thomas Platz of the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Germany who published the discovery in Nature Astronomy . (more...)
Samsung to Launch Two New Virtual Reality Headsets Samsung to Launch Two New Virtual Reality Headsets
- December 16, 2016

Sung-Hoon Hong, Vice President of Samsung Electronics. 2016 has been a great year for Virtual Reality (VR) as we have been seeing a lot of new products in this category this year. The Samsung executive provided an example of what the company is trying to achieve with moving leaves aside, so you can see a virtual Pikachu in a real tree. (more...)
Tom Wheeler to Resign as FCC Chairman in January Tom Wheeler to Resign as FCC Chairman in January
- December 16, 2016

But there was a question about whether Wheeler would buck tradition and stay on as a regular commissioner until his five-year term ends in 2018 to try to preserve some of his major policy actions. "Wheeler took a benign federal agency and turned into one of the most intrusive and regulatory driven agencies in history". Agit Pai may be named the acting chairman when Wheeler departs. (more...)
Watch rare killer whales eat a shark in epic drone footage Watch rare killer whales eat a shark in epic drone footage
- December 16, 2016

The moment a pod of rare offshore killer whales tear a shark apart has been captured in awesome drone footage recorded in California's Monterey Bay . Scientists knew that offshore killer whales eat sharks. We encountered these infrequently sighted Killer Whales on the 9am trip aboard the SeaWolf II. (more...)
EPA finally admits fracking contaminates drinking water EPA finally admits fracking contaminates drinking water
- December 16, 2016

With a United Kingdom consultation on fracking and water now underway, the industry will need to take the EPA's findings into account. "EPA's assessment provides the scientific foundation for local decision makers, industry, and communities that are looking to protect public health and drinking water resources and make more informed decisions about hydraulic fracturing activities". (more...)
Arctic Blast could be coldest in almost two years Arctic Blast could be coldest in almost two years
- December 16, 2016

Tomorrow night: Increasing clouds; Patchy freezing drizzle late. When temperature become this cold, health experts urge people to stay indoors and dress in layers if being outside is necessary. Rain chances will increase throughout the day. Tonight: Mostly Clear. Cold and Windy. Boston's morning low of 4 degrees Fahrenheit was the coldest since this date since 1883, when the mercury dipped to 1 Fahrenheit (minus 17 Celsius), according to the National Weather Service. (more...)
40 electors demand briefing on Trump ties to Russian Federation 40 electors demand briefing on Trump ties to Russian Federation
- December 16, 2016

On Dec. 11, NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers said at the Halifax International Security Forum, that the release of hacked emails did not affect the 2016 presidential election: "I don't think in the end the DNC document dump had the effect [the hackers] had hoped it would", The Hill reported. (more...)
Microsoft Claims Mac Users are Switching to Surface Faster Than
- December 16, 2016

Reports speculate that the main reason Microsoft is delaying the release of the Surface Pro 5 is because the company is waiting for Intel's Kaby Lake processors' shipment. Though this system will definitely be new to the market, it does not guarantee that it will be well received by consumers. While the device would lose the raw computing power that is provided by Intel's Kaby Lake processors, the ARM-based Surface device would most likely feature a vastly improved battery life and possibly ... (more...)
Microsoft Laptop Release Delayed To Make Way For Surface Phone In 2017 Microsoft Laptop Release Delayed To Make Way For Surface Phone In 2017
- December 16, 2016

Additionally, citing the high-end Surface Book's overwhelming success, Microsoft said it's working to expand availability of the device. This is because the Surface Pro 5 is an enterprise-grade device. Considering the advantages that an ARM chip could give to the Surface line, it is possible that Microsoft might actually take the gamble and release a more lightweight, endurance-focused, LTE-capable machine. (more...)
NASA's Juno probe captures Jupiter's 'pearl' NASA's Juno probe captures Jupiter's 'pearl'
- December 16, 2016

The image of the "pearl" was taken 15,300 miles above Jupiter. The image above, shot at 12:27 EST on December 11, is just part of the data that's now streaming in from the Juno mission . NASA launched space probe Juno to Jupiter on August, 5, 2011 to study the planet's atmosphere in a more detailed look, Space reported. Sunday's flyby was the first attempt by Nasa to use all of the probe's instruments, including those which measure the planet's enormous magnetic field. (more...)

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