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Honda Civic Coupe Recalled for Rear Light Problem Honda Civic Coupe Recalled for Rear Light Problem
- August 12, 2016

Thanks to our friends in the know, we are now updated as to the arrival of the first manufactured in England Civic hatchback to grace USA shores. As we previously reported , adding a new body style to Honda's USA lineup will help the company's Swindon, England, factory boost its output by about 30,000 to 40,000 units annually. (more...)
DEA: Marijuana To Remain Classified As Dangerous Drug In U.S.
- August 12, 2016

But the agency also declined to reclassify the drug, leaving marijuana on the government's list of "most dangerous" narcotics, along with heroin and LSD. Marijuana research has been extremely limited because the University of MS was the sole institution allowed to produce the plant. Previously, the University of MS was the only school federally sanctioned to grow marijuana, which has seriously restricted the supply of the plant available to scientists, the Times reported. (more...)
China says new satellite will help safeguard interests at sea China says new satellite will help safeguard interests at sea
- August 12, 2016

It will be used for civil applications such as 24-hour environmental monitoring, weather forecasting, disaster monitoring, and water resource assessments. The Gaofen-3 will also play a role in disaster prevention, assessment and relief, which now relies on imported satellite data, he added. The satellite has 12 imagery modes and will be relied upon after natural disasters, the newspaper quoted Fu as saying. (more...)
Samsung Unveils Huge, Water Resistant and Advanced Galaxy Note 7 Samsung Unveils Huge, Water Resistant and Advanced Galaxy Note 7
- August 12, 2016

Pre-bookings for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will begin from till, and will be available in limited quantities. While Samsung states that there are "numerous benefits" that Enterprise customers should look out for, they focus first on the ability to better protect the Galaxy Note 7 from a particular type of security attack called Jump Oriented Programming, which is a kernel level security risk. (more...)
Gymnastics: Coronation complete as Biles wins all around gold
- August 12, 2016

The Jewish parents of Aly Raisman, the 22-year-old gymnastic star, have been notable for their decidedly non-WASPy emotional responses as they watched her compete. The couple adopted Simone and her younger sister Adria, who is also a gymnast. Golf will return to the Olympics for the first time since the 1904 St. (more...)
Adblock Plus claims early victory against Facebook's new desktop ads Adblock Plus claims early victory against Facebook's new desktop ads
- August 12, 2016

Unfortunately, Facebook said that the ad blocker is also removing the regular posts . Earlier this week Facebook announced to counter adblockers on their site. However, the effort of Adblock Plus to respond within two days is an indication that Facebook's new format is weak. For example, if you don't want to see ads from a specific business, or ads that target a specific category like travel, cat owners or wine lovers, you can say so. (more...)
Man arraigned in slaying of missing southern Michigan woman Man arraigned in slaying of missing southern Michigan woman
- August 12, 2016

Yesterday Michigan State Police announced that they have located the remains of a body that they believe to be of Heather Young. John Grimshaw says he believes it was random. 5. Tuesday, they searched an 80-acre property on Rainy Lake Road near Millersburg, which is about 10 miles from Onaway. Police later found her vehicle in a nearby parking lot. (more...)
Medals awarded in women's gymnastics individual all-around event at Rio
- August 12, 2016

Then, on the floor, she posted a stunning score of 15.9 to officially put herself atop the podium. Biles achieved a final score of 62.198. He swiftly dismissed her explanation, in which she revealed she was greatly overwhelmed, and said he would have been able to tell if that was case. (more...)
Sony May Unveil PlayStation 4 Neo On September 7 Sony May Unveil PlayStation 4 Neo On September 7
- August 12, 2016

The PS4 Neo is the upgraded PlayStation 4's internal codename , and just in case you were wondering whether this has anything to do with the science fiction franchise The Matrix, you are spot on. It will reportedly be equipped with 8GB of DDR5 RAM for memory, backing up eight AMD Jaguar CPU cores clocked at 2.1 GHz each. All games, new or not, should still be able to work for PlayStation 4. (more...)
Nearly every Volkswagen sold since 1995 can be unlocked with an Arduino Nearly every Volkswagen sold since 1995 can be unlocked with an Arduino
- August 12, 2016

According to statistics, the Volkswagen group has sold over 100 million cars in the last 15 years, but more cars may be exposed since the Group has been providing remote vehicle keys for its products since 1995. Our findings affect millions of vehicles worldwide and could explain unsolved insurance cases of theft from allegedly locked vehicles. "It is conceivable that all VW Group (except for some Audi) cars manufactured in the past and partially today rely on a "constant-key" scheme and ... (more...)
Pokémon Go: Here's how the updated Nearby system works Pokémon Go: Here's how the updated Nearby system works
- August 12, 2016

Last week, the developer suddenly removed the ability to track Pokemon using your smartphone , which, as you might expect, didn't go down too well with players. Clicking to view the Pokemon makes the map zoom out, show you where the Pokestop is located. Although it's unclear how much battery this feature saved, the removal of it altogether caused havok to players phone batteries for a game already well-known for draining fully charged phones. (more...)
Gymnastics scoring: How it works, and why 'perfect 10' was scrapped
- August 12, 2016

The Final Five got in formation at this elite sports competition with a final score of 184.897 to Russia's176.688. Should she win five golds, she will top Larisa Latynina (1956), Vera Caslavska (1968) and Ecaterina Szabo (1984) for most by a gymnast at a single games. (more...)
DEA Denies Petitions to Reclassify Marijuana as Less Dangerous Drug DEA Denies Petitions to Reclassify Marijuana as Less Dangerous Drug
- August 12, 2016

As for making more research opportunities available, the DEA announced today that it "will allow additional entities to apply to become registered with DEA so that they may grow and distribute marijuana for FDA-authorized research". Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg said Wednesday the drug would not be reclassified, a decision heavily influenced by the Food and Drug Administration's findings regarding marijuana's use as a medical treatment. (more...)
Conflicting Reports Over Secret Service Meeting With Trump Campaign
- August 12, 2016

With three months to go until the election, Republicans are looking to expand on their long-term efforts to make inroads with the black community, hoping their conservative message can resonate with African-Americans this year even as polls show Donald Trump garnering scant support from black voters . (more...)
Rayman Origins Revealed as Next Free Game in Ubi 30 Promotion Rayman Origins Revealed as Next Free Game in Ubi 30 Promotion
- August 12, 2016

Rayman Origins will be the next game available for free on PC through Uplay, according to Ubisoft. Rayman Origins was the fourth main Rayman title and was released on PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Xbox 360, and Windows PCs in November 2011. (more...)
Microsoft Xbox acquires Beam game streaming service, embracing alternative to Amazon's Twitch Microsoft Xbox acquires Beam game streaming service, embracing alternative to Amazon's Twitch
- August 12, 2016

For instance, viewers can choose the next weapon you use to dispatch enemies, select a game mode or even fly a drone around your room. But unlike Gaikai, Beam's service has an emphasis on bringing interactivity to watching live-gaming streams. (more...)
Google updates Docs, Sheets and Slides apps on iOS Google updates Docs, Sheets and Slides apps on iOS
- August 12, 2016

The latest multitasking iPad iOS versions of the Google Docs applications are now available to download for free via the iTunes App Store and are available to install on Apple iPad devices running iOS 8 or later. Now, users will be able to copy cells from the sheets app and paste them into either Docs or Slides so that a fully formatted table would be produced. (more...)
Extreme drought conditions continue in northeast Alabama Extreme drought conditions continue in northeast Alabama
- August 12, 2016

Drought conditions have improved across Alabama in the past week even as parts of the state continue to deal with "extreme" drought. "The update Thursday morning upgraded parts of the Merrimack Valley and northeastern Mass.to an EXTREME DROUGHT, citing widespread rainfall deficits over 8" for the year. (more...)
Here's Bill Bailey playing No Man's Sky
- August 12, 2016

In his quest to reach the centre of the No Man's Sky universe, Bailey can be seen exploring planets and giving animals amusing names. Slow Down: I'm sure most people won't listen to this, but try to enjoy the game . He also suggested that the change in experience can't be compared with other games that revolves around an already developed geometrically shaped base world because No Man's Sky generates the base world as the gamers move across planets . (more...)
Former CEO speaks out after report slams Twitter free speech policies Former CEO speaks out after report slams Twitter free speech policies
- August 12, 2016

BuzzFeed reported that "Costolo ordered employees to deploy an algorithm that would filter out abusive language directed at Obama". Costolo reportedly even hid the algorithm from Twitter's higher-ups, knowing that they wouldn't like the abridgment of Twitter's traditional commitment to free speech. (more...)

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