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Green, not gold, color of the day at Olympic diving pool Green, not gold, color of the day at Olympic diving pool
- August 11, 2016

There have been many issues surrounding the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, but so far, we're 4 days in and things have gone off rather smoothly... until tonight. Pools used for diving are typically warmer than those used for swimming and warmer water is more conducive to algae growth. "We expect the colour to be back to blue very shortly", Andrada said. (more...)
Meizu M3E smartphone launches in China for $195 Meizu M3E smartphone launches in China for $195
- August 11, 2016

It comes with a 5.5-inch 1080 x 1920 IPS display, offering a pixel density of 401 pixels per inch. The handset is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 SoC (four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz, four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1GHz) coupled with a Mali T860 GPU and 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. (more...)
Names of men involved in fatal Dover road rage incident released
- August 11, 2016

A Peninsula Township community police officer, who works for the Grand Traverse County sheriff's department, found the suspect during a July 28 traffic stop, authorities said. The Sheriff's Office is holding a press conference at 8:15 a.m. Stay with WFLA .com for updates. "He was trying to do the right thing and make sure the individual would survive", she said. (more...)
Ichiro Suzuki Joins MLB's 3000-Hit Club
- August 11, 2016

Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki (51) tap his chest while acknowledging the crowd after he hit a triple for the 3,000th hit of his Major League Career in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Denver o. The hit was the 3,000th in S. Between 50 and 60 members of the Japanese media were following Ichiro from series to series hoping to be present when he reached his 3,000-hit. (more...)
Michael Phelps is now competing with swimmers who idolized him as kids
- August 11, 2016

No other Olympian has more than nine golds. "Everybody has their own race strategy of what they do", Phelps said afterward. If she wins that she would equal the women's record of four solo swimming golds at a single Games set by East Germany's Kristin Otto in Seoul in 1988. (more...)
Coolpad launches Mega 2.5D selfie smartphone for Rs 6999 Coolpad launches Mega 2.5D selfie smartphone for Rs 6999
- August 11, 2016

The device features a 5.5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. Powering the handset is a 1GHz quad-core processor paired with 3GB RAM. And it felt lighter when I consciously weighed the Coolpad Mega 2.5D in one hand against my Apple iPhone 6s in the other. The smartphone is backed by a 2,500mAh battery which is rated to deliver up to 9 hours of talk time, and 200 hours of standby time, according to Coolpad. (more...)
Top Financial Stock Picking: The Charles Schwab (SCHW), Spirit Realty Capital (SRC) Top Financial Stock Picking: The Charles Schwab (SCHW), Spirit Realty Capital (SRC)
- August 10, 2016

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) Soared 0.43 or 0.13 points in order to reach at the price of $30.06. The share price is now -1.14 percent versus its SMA20, 5 percent versus its SMA50, and 21.52 percent versus its SMA200. The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW ) closed 5.04% above its 200-day moving average and is 7.91% above another chart threshold, its 50-day moving average. (more...)
Firestorm as Trump says gun-rights backers can stop Clinton
- August 10, 2016

But the National Rifle Association said Trump was "right" and encouraged members to vote on Election Day. But according to Donald Trump's new economic plan, he wants to give parents the opportunity to fully deduct the average cost of child care spending from their taxes. (more...)
Foxconn developing glass casing for potential 2017 iPhone
- August 10, 2016

Nikkei goes on record to note that the single-lens camera version of the iPhone 7 Plus has been killed, according to the source. A new report that offers more details about Apple's rumored 2017 iPhone redesign also explains why not all reports agree on the number of iPhones Apple wanted to launch this year. (more...)
Pokemon Go eludes cloning attempts by big game studios
- August 10, 2016

Now Niantic Labs has rolled out a new update that aims to deliver improvements to the Pokemon Go Nearby tracker. Hanke added that it will also benefit the game in attaining one of its main goals and that is to encourage players to discover the world around them. (more...)
Rio Olympic: IOC encourages athletes to report harassment Rio Olympic: IOC encourages athletes to report harassment
- August 10, 2016

King then retaliated when she won the second semifinal by waving her finger again. " I think you're going to probably see a lot of people speaking out more ", Phelps said. Irish swimmer Fiona Doyle, who failed to qualify for the 100m breaststroke semi-finals, also appeared to bear a grudge against Efimova. "USATF follows and supports this concept, which is consistent with the policies of other sports and with the USA legal system". (more...)
Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson to hold Albuquerque rally Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson to hold Albuquerque rally
- August 10, 2016

Patrick RylandA number of OH news outlets ran with a story today about the Libertarian Party (LP) presenting a "surprise" candidate - restaurateur and occasional state-level politician Charlie Earl - as its candidate for president in paperwork filed with the state. (more...)
Disney Beats on Revenue, Earnings as Robust Box Office Offsets Weaker Divisions Disney Beats on Revenue, Earnings as Robust Box Office Offsets Weaker Divisions
- August 10, 2016

That topped the $1.61 a share average of analysts' estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Royal London Asset Management Ltd reduced its stake in Walt Disney Co by 5.51% during the most recent quarter end. Ad revenue was boosted by game 7 of the National Basketball Association finals, but overall sales were up just a paltry 2% last quarter. NWSA EPS growth this year and EPS growth next year is -162.70%, 24.01% respectively. (more...)
Oracle's Micros payment system hit by cyber attack Oracle's Micros payment system hit by cyber attack
- August 10, 2016

The gang is believed to have placed malicious code on the Micros support portal and the malware allowed the attackers to steal Micros customer usernames and passwords when customers logged in. Oracle's corporate network and other cloud and service offerings were not affected. Krebs laid out the scope of the potential problem in a blog: "MICROS is among the top three point-of-sale vendors globally". (more...)
Secret Service Is 'Aware' of Trump's 'Second Amendment' Comments Against Clinton
- August 10, 2016

Trump claims that he is representing the voices of those who have been economically harmed during Barack Obama's presidency. She blamed congressional Republicans for inaction. Trump's comments", but declined to say anything further. According to the polls, in Florida Clinton is at 46% to Trump's 45%. "Donald Trump lacks the basic values Texans expect of our leaders and of each other", Angle wrote in an email. (more...)
Rio Olympics 2016: Abhinav Bindra leads India as the Summer games begins Rio Olympics 2016: Abhinav Bindra leads India as the Summer games begins
- August 10, 2016

Several recent Olympic cities have been overwhelmed by the task of hosting the games, undertaking years of construction that costs billions and creates venues that are little-used once the world's attention turns elsewhere. What should have been a celebration of the start of South America's first Olympics instead turned into a damage-control operation, with Andrada vowing an immediate improvement. (more...)
Donald Trump Says Guns Rights People Could Stop Hillary Clinton's Court Picks
- August 10, 2016

Although the Second Amendment people , maybe there is. After the rally, Hillary Clinton's campaign manager released a statement saying what Trump said is "dangerous". (Ending sentences in "I don't know" is a common Trump locution after a joke.) It's not totally clear whether Trump meant Clinton would be the target, or that he was suggesting shooting the judicial nominees or using arms in some other way to prevent them from taking a seat on the court. (more...)
Delta cancelling nearly 250 more flights Tuesday morning after outage Delta cancelling nearly 250 more flights Tuesday morning after outage
- August 10, 2016

The outage began around 1:30 a.m. local time and lasted until about 7:40 a.m., forcing Delta to hold departing flights at the gate. With a final destination of San Antonio, Texas, Reeble said she had it easy, but other passengers were not as lucky. (more...)
Netflix brings its 'Fast' internet speed test service to iOS Netflix brings its 'Fast' internet speed test service to iOS
- August 10, 2016

In addition to launching the app, Netflix also posted a message on its blog detailing much of the technical aspects behind how the company built and maintains the Fast .com service. Using Netflix servers, fast .com works like other globally available tools including speedtest.net, and the results should be similar in most cases. (more...)
GM begins autonomous car tests in Scottsdale, Arizona GM begins autonomous car tests in Scottsdale, Arizona
- August 10, 2016

The testing in Arizona began about two weeks ago, the Associated Press reports, and Cruise has since opened an office there. The company revealed a photo yesterday of a test model Bolt with a LiDAR unit mounted on top, parked in a Scottsdale lot. (more...)

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