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APK for iOS 9.1 Devices Comes With The Quick Reply Feature APK for iOS 9.1 Devices Comes With The Quick Reply Feature
- November 05, 2015

It is quite possible Zerodium might sell the exploit, but it remains to be seen if, when and to whom it will sell it. The vulnerability could allow anyone to gain access to and jailbreak an iPhone or iPad running iOS 9 remotely. Though those vulnerabilities mean that it is easy to willingly jailbreak the phone, they also mean that there is little protection against a determined attacker jailbreaking the phone and then installing further software on it to monitor the user. (more...)
Scientists Urge: Don't Rake Your Leaves Scientists Urge: Don't Rake Your Leaves
- November 05, 2015

One critter that depends on such a leaf layer is the chipmunk. Many birds rely on these insects to feed their babies. For gardeners, the federation said fallen leaves offer a double benefit of natural mulch that helps suppress weeds while fertilizing the soil. (more...)
Jellyfish, lampreys are using this freakish trick Jellyfish, lampreys are using this freakish trick
- November 05, 2015

And that's when they noticed how different their swimming technique was. "However, it turns out that at least with some of the most energetically efficient swimmers, low pressure dominates and allows these animals to pull themselves forward with suction". (more...)
Darth Vader Masks Banned From 'Star Wars' Screenings at Harlem Theater Darth Vader Masks Banned From 'Star Wars' Screenings at Harlem Theater
- November 04, 2015

Other movie theater chains are also implementing a ban on masks for the " Star Wars " premiere. "In short, bring your lightsaber, turn it off during the movie, and leave the blaster and Darth Vader mask at home", read a statement on the company's website. (more...)
Triforce Heroes Demo Hitting eShop Tomorrow Triforce Heroes Demo Hitting eShop Tomorrow
- November 04, 2015

For now at least, Nintendo has given no indication that they have given up on " The Legend of Zelda " for the Wii U. That being said, we hope something will take form for the 30 anniversary. And in the future, it would be great to implement this again and maybe think of new ways to try it. The Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes has been out in the wild for a week so far. (more...)
Rival Wireless Charging Organizations AW4P And PMA Combine To Form AirFuel Rival Wireless Charging Organizations AW4P And PMA Combine To Form AirFuel
- November 04, 2015

The two organizations have shown their intent for merging earlier this year. Because there is no clear cut win in the battle for wireless charging leadership, most manufacturers have had to make nice to all of the individual groups. The fewer the number of organizations, the easier it is for consumers to figure out exactly which wireless charging pad is supported by their smartphone. (more...)
Shocker: Microsoft and Red Hat Team-up Shocker: Microsoft and Red Hat Team-up
- November 04, 2015

To date, Microsoft has offered support for a number of Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, Oracle Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise and openSUSE, on Azure. Developers will be able to access.NET technologies across Red Hat offerings, which include Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Enterprise Linux that are jointly backed by the entities. (more...)
Qantas staff wear All Blacks jersey Qantas staff wear All Blacks jersey
- November 04, 2015

Air New Zealand posted a photo-shopped picture of a Qantas plane painted black with the silver fern. After a truce in a battle between Qantas and Virgin in the domestic market, Air New Zealand has shown little hesitation at taking the baton from its alliance partner over the past year. (more...)
Juniper expands NFV portfolio with new cloud CPE
- November 04, 2015

The first piece of news out of NXTWORK 2015 is that Juniper has released a disaggregated version of Junos software. Juniper hardware is renowned for its reliability and scale, and much of this is lost with white box. "Service providers that I talk to are building architectures with multiple SDN controllers". Although every network vendor claims to be a software vendor, the fact is that most network operating systems are an embedded part of the hardware platform. (more...)
The US Government Now Has A Plan To Deal With Space Weather The US Government Now Has A Plan To Deal With Space Weather
- November 04, 2015

The " National Space Weather Action Plan " reveals the specific activities in detail that will help achieve the broader goals set in the strategy. Space weather refers to variations that occur in the area between the sun and the Earth. The documents were released on Thursday (October 29) and are geared towards mitigating the negative impacts of solar flares and other types of "space weather", which have the potential to wreak havoc on power grids and other key infrastructure here on Earth. (more...)
Diamond reserve hidden in deep Earth? Diamond reserve hidden in deep Earth?
- November 04, 2015

Currently, the diamond industry sells its clientele on the notion that diamonds are formed deep in the Earth's crust with incredible pressure thanks to the oxidation of methane or chemical reduction of carbon dioxide. Despite this, Sverjensky believes that diamonds are more common than previously believed. "I think everybody would agree there's more and more environments of diamond formation being discovered". (more...)
St Louis Rams vs Minnesota Vikings Schedule, Odds, NFL Picks and Prediction St Louis Rams vs Minnesota Vikings Schedule, Odds, NFL Picks and Prediction
- November 04, 2015

With less than two minutes to play, Bridgewater was on third-and-four with great protection, goes to rookie Stefon Diggs , who spins away from his man and scores a 40-yard touchdown to tie the game 20-20. Here are my three takeaways from the Bears loss against the Vikings. "I feel comfortable with my hands, I feel that's one of my strong points", Langford said. (more...)
Fight erupts between scientists over whether chimps have accents Fight erupts between scientists over whether chimps have accents
- November 04, 2015

Three years later, the grunt the Dutch chimps used to refer to an apple changed from a high-pitched eow-eow-eow to the lower-pitched udh-udh-udh used by the Scots, those researchers said. Co-workers and Dr Townsend, meanwhile, have also re-plotted the data, monitoring individual chimps over time for changes - emphasising the difference that was first, and convergence towards lower pitched calls around the three years. (more...)
Plane piloted by former Walmart CEO Bill Simon crashes in Arkansas Plane piloted by former Walmart CEO Bill Simon crashes in Arkansas
- November 03, 2015

The pilot of the plane was 56-year-old Bill Simon, the former CEO for Walmart USA who lives in Bentonville. Authorities are awaiting direction from the Federal Aviation Agency on whether to move the plane or leave it in place, Stout said. She was driving on Leverett Avenue and Poplar Street when she heard the crash, although she did not know what it was, she said. Police said they do not know when the road will be back open. (more...)
The Geysers of Saturn's Enceladus — New NASA Images The Geysers of Saturn's Enceladus — New NASA Images
- November 03, 2015

It was the 21st flyby of the probe, which has been in its last stages of the mission. After a death-defying dive toward the surface of Saturn's icy moon  Enceladus , the  Cassini  spacecraft has sent back images from its close encounter. Vents of this kind are found in deep-ocean ecosystems on Earth and provide the energy and nutrients needed by bacteria and more advanced forms of life. (more...)
Something To Look Forward To — Honda Civic Something To Look Forward To — Honda Civic
- November 03, 2015

There are reworked side skirts to unify the theme, and out back, a new lower fascia mimics the CR-Z's freshened swoopy front-end treatment. Heated leather seats are available for the first time on a new EX-L Navi trim , and all models receive a redesigned center console and brushed metallic trim . (more...)
Legislative solution would benefit NV Energy, casinos, electricity consumers Legislative solution would benefit NV Energy, casinos, electricity consumers
- November 03, 2015

According to First Solar, the project will create about 500 construction jobs. While Natick's utility, Eversource, is still accepting net-metered projects, we expect that will change as developers shift their attention to non-capped zones. However, we could not disagree more with her assertion that solar's growth comes "at the expense of the poor". State law limits net metering to contain costs. (more...)
Apple releases second Android app, for Beats Pill owners Apple releases second Android app, for Beats Pill owners
- November 03, 2015

So, let's see what we have on offer this month, shall we? For an anecdote, presume that you are looking for a pair of shoes online. Released in June,  Apple Music  is the Cupertino-based tech company's attempt to hold on to its dominance over the music industry that it garnered through the success of  iTunes . (more...)
Hillary Clinton: I feel 'a little bit sorry' for Republicans Hillary Clinton: I feel 'a little bit sorry' for Republicans
- November 02, 2015

More importantly, why hasn't the progressive media asked Hillary explain why she told Chelsea Clinton, the Egyptian prime minister and the Libyan president that Christopher Stevens died in a terrorist attack conducted by "al-Qaeda elements", then repeatedly told the American people that it was a protest that started because of an obscure video "that the USA government had nothing to do with"? Everything about the attack was believed to be insignificant until the Benghazi committee uncovered ... (more...)
David Beckham Lets Daughter Harper Give Him A New Tattoo! David Beckham Lets Daughter Harper Give Him A New Tattoo!
- November 02, 2015

So when David got a tattoo that evokes the classic museumgoer's refrain, " My four-year-old could have done that! David Beckham certainly has quite a bit of ink on his body - and a lot of them have a special meaning behind the designs. (more...)

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