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'Madden NFL 17' Predicts Super Bowl LI Winner
- February 02, 2017

So by him trying to take out Julio it's going to be hard because Matt Ryan can spread the ball around and he will find all his other targets. They'll slow the game down and frustrate the Falcons just enough for a fifth title, and that 3-point spread isn't enough to consider Atlanta against the line. (more...)
K'Lavon Chaisson selects LSU
- February 02, 2017

Texas and Florida were also hoping for Chaisson's pledge, to no avail. K'Lavon Chaisson would have helped with Texas' number one area of need - the defensive line. Ed Orgeron and his staff were quite happy to see the native Texan choose the Tigers. In total, Chaisson held 24 offers from programs including USC, Florida State, Georgia, Michigan, Oklahoma, TCU and Stanford. (more...)
This Autonomous Bat Robot Will Fly Right Into Your Nightmares
- February 02, 2017

Of course, it's not the first time robots have been created to be like flying animals - we've seen lots of robotic birds and insects, but bats have more than 40 joints in their wings so copying them is a big challenge. The bot's "bones" are made from carbon fiber while its wing membrane is a custom silicone-based material an incredible 56 microns thick. It's name? Bat Bot. (more...)
Arnold Schwarzenegger Responds to Donald Trump, Says They Should Switch Jobs
- February 02, 2017

And we know how that turned out. Trump, who recently tried to enact a recent, xenophobic Muslim ban that Jesus would detest, kicked off his own remarks by telling Senate Chaplain Barry Black that he didn't care if he was a Democrat or a Republican: "I'm appointing you for another year. (more...)
Matthew McConaughey Says Americans Should 'Embrace' Donald Trump as President Matthew McConaughey Says Americans Should 'Embrace' Donald Trump as President
- February 02, 2017

Guess who was once an immigrant living in America? "That are going to have to hustle their way in the backdoor, the sidedoor, or come down the chimney, and be an entrepreneur, and make it their own way-by hook or by crook". Responded McConaughey, "Well, they don't have much of a choice". Mr Trump has been scorned by many of McConaughey's contemporaries, but the actor said it's time to accept the fact and be "constructive" with the Republican. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg Working On App To Bring Facebook Video To Living Rooms Mark Zuckerberg Working On App To Bring Facebook Video To Living Rooms
- February 02, 2017

Facebook will both pay video makers up front and through ad revenue sharing to get their content into its News Feed and video tab. The Wall Street Journal , citing unnamed sources, on Tuesday evening reported that Facebook is developing a "video-centric" app for set-top boxes such as Apple TV. (more...)
Mattis: US Committed to South Korea in Face of N. Korean 'Provocations' Mattis: US Committed to South Korea in Face of N. Korean 'Provocations'
- February 02, 2017

Besides holding talks with his South Korean counterpart, Han Min-koo, the former Marine General will also meet the host nation's prime minister and acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn later in the day. Those questions and more will be posed to Mattis when he meets top officials in Seoul on Thursday and Tokyo later in the week, two jittery allies that host almost 80,000 USA troops. (more...)
MIT explores potential of wearable AI to serve as a "social coach"
- February 02, 2017

The researchers claim the system determined the overall tone of a given conversation with an accuracy rate of 83 percent. Tuka Alhanai, a graduate Ph.D. Indeed, the algorithm's findings align well with what we humans might expect to observe. It's not the most elegant of implementations, but the pair have built the system with an eye on incorporating it inside a wearable device with no outside help. (more...)
Huawei uses Apple's 'I'm a Mac' guy in its new PC ad Huawei uses Apple's 'I'm a Mac' guy in its new PC ad
- February 02, 2017

Long plays himself, interviewing for the role of directing Huawei's ads, with a silent phone playing the part of the interviewer. The video and "interview" playfully reminds viewers of his past relationship with Apple, with Long saying he has "a ton of experience in tech" and that he has never directed anything. (more...)
Pregnant Beyonce poses nude and cradles her baby bump in photo series Pregnant Beyonce poses nude and cradles her baby bump in photo series
- February 02, 2017

Some users have joked that Beyonce is no stranger to taking care of the two at the same time. Chrissy also took to Twitter to share a shot of her 10 million followers, with the message: "Talk about a huge instagram announcement!" before she later added: "But really". (more...)
Swiss top THE most int'l universities list
- February 02, 2017

It ranked ahead of the likes of Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard, but behind fellow Asian college - University of Hong Kong - which ranked third on a list of 150 worldwide universities. He added: "The best universities in the world live or die by their ability to attract the brightest talent from all across the world - students, academics, researchers, and managers". (more...)
Karnataka shocker: Teenager bleeds to death after accident while onlookers take videos Karnataka shocker: Teenager bleeds to death after accident while onlookers take videos
- February 02, 2017

Recently, in a similar incident, a 38-year-old police officer deprived of timely medical help by onlookers succumbed to injuries following an accident in Mysuru. Traffic inspector Ganesh C said, "We got information about the accident and rushed to the spot". Karnataka has also passed a law stipulating that people helping road accident victims would not be subjected to harassment. (more...)
AT&T Touts 5G, SDN in New Network Platform AT&T Touts 5G, SDN in New Network Platform
- February 02, 2017

With that, AT&T is bringing a platform called AT&T Network 3.0 Indigo. This, however, isn't true 5G, but AT&T does promise theoretical peaks of up to 1 Gbps later on, which would place mobile networks on level with fiber internet. Further, it added that deploying newer technologies could push the maximum speed to 1Gbps in some areas. At this time, I don't know that AT&T has announced devices, though my guess is that most modern flagships will be compatible (like the upcoming Galaxy S8). (more...)
In bid to remove 'space junk', Japan adds more to it
- February 02, 2017

The unmanned cargo ship released last week into orbit by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has failed to deploy its 700-meter-long cable, The Japan Times reports . The agency said attempts will continue to extend the cable until Saturday, before the cargo ship burns up during re-entry on Monday. The trouble comes just two weeks after JAXA had to abort a mission meant to use a mini-rocket to send a satellite into orbit after the spacecraft stopped sending data to ground control ... (more...)
Fantastic video footage of a new kind of 'gel' robot Fantastic video footage of a new kind of 'gel' robot
- February 02, 2017

Zhao's team, however, has been working on hydraulic actuation , and this is what they employed here. The robots consist of hollow, interlocking hydrogel cubes, arranged in such a way that when pumped full of water they curl up or stretch out. (more...)
Microsoft details new Edge features coming in Windows 10 Creators Edition Microsoft details new Edge features coming in Windows 10 Creators Edition
- February 02, 2017

There are also terms listed as Cloud and CloudN inside the insider test build as well . Rather, it's the opposite - much of what Microsoft wants to do involves Windows 10 being successful, and so company executives are certain to be paying attention to market share numbers. (more...)
Betsy DeVos Answers Questions to Key Democratic Concerns on School Choice
- February 02, 2017

During the committee vote , ranking Democrat Patty Murray referenced the apparent plagiarism while criticizing DeVos. Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announced in floor speeches that they would not support DeVos, a charter school advocate and supporter of school vouchers. (more...)
Apple's Q1: iPhone 7 slays in a record-setting $78.4 billion quarter Apple's Q1: iPhone 7 slays in a record-setting $78.4 billion quarter
- February 02, 2017

Apple has struggled as iPhone sales have slipped in the face of fierce competition. Tim Cook, Apple's chief executive, said that Apple had enjoyed record sales of its iPhones, Macs , Apple Watches , and its services (such as iCloud and Apple Music) during the quarter. (more...)
Defending the Falcons RBs Will Be a Key to a Patriots Victory
- February 02, 2017

It's not really hard to see why that's the case, either. The Super Bowl is back in Houston for the first time since 2004 when -who else? - but the Patriots were the last team standing, defeating the Jake Delhomme-led Carolina Panthers , 32-29. (more...)
Sanmina Corp 14.8% Potential Upside Now Implied by Needham
- February 02, 2017

Following the transaction, the director now owns 24,982 shares in the company, valued at approximately $716,983.40. SANM has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.is the second biggest holder with 6 million shares now valued at 178.51 million whilst BlackRock Fund Advisors has 5 million shares valued at 150.01 million. (more...)

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