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False news of the Vegas attack spread on Google, Facebook False news of the Vegas attack spread on Google, Facebook
- October 03, 2017

And the same goes for Google's Top Stories, which is often the first thing people see in their search results. Google did not immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment. "We are working to fix the issue that allowed this to happen in the first place and deeply regret the confusion this caused". That was just one of a several false bits of information circulating on social media. (more...)
Microsoft's Groove Music terminated, Spotify is now the go-to Microsoft's Groove Music terminated, Spotify is now the go-to
- October 03, 2017

Microsoft has just announced that it will drop support for its Groove Music app after December 31, 2017. Make sure to download and backup music you have purchased from the Windows Store as they will no longer be available for streaming or download in 2018. (more...)
Fallout Turning 20: Get a Free Copy Fallout Turning 20: Get a Free Copy
- October 02, 2017

Anyone that picks the SteamVR headset up will be given a free redemption code for the game that can be used at launch on December 12th. Check out the Fallout 4 VR promotion on VIVEPORT . Bethesda has taken a dive into the deep end of VR by setting virtual reality entries in three of their major franchises to release before the end of 2017 . (more...)
Stardew Valley Releases on Nintendo Switch This Week Stardew Valley Releases on Nintendo Switch This Week
- October 02, 2017

For those who are unfamiliar with Stardew Valley , all you need to know is that it's a farming simulation not entirely unlike Harvest Moon . The Chucklefish executive also stated the Switch version of the game will cost $14.99, which is the same price as the Steam version. (more...)
Nioh confirmed for PC, out November via Steam Nioh confirmed for PC, out November via Steam
- October 02, 2017

This being said, Nioh on Steam will include an action mode , which ensures a stable 60 FPS, and a movie mode, which supports resolution up to 4K. Additionally, to celebrate the game's release on Steam, purchasers will receive the Dharmachakra Kabuto helmet. (more...)
NASA delays launch of the world's most powerful space telescope NASA delays launch of the world's most powerful space telescope
- October 02, 2017

Made up of an 18-segment mirror of beryllium plated in gold, the James Webb Space Telescope has 16 times the capacity of Hubble to look back in space and, therefore, time in search of faint traces that tell us more about how it all began. (more...)
Apple open sourced iOS and macOS kernels, available on Github Apple open sourced iOS and macOS kernels, available on Github
- October 02, 2017

And even if you had the time and effort to put all that in place, Apple's source code is offered with a pretty restrictive license that wouldn't allow it to be used in the same way as, say, Linux. The source code has been published by Apple on GitHub . That said, if you wanted to build your own operating system off the back of it, it is theoretically possible. (more...)
Trump Says Tillerson Is 'Wasting His Time' On Talks With North Korea Trump Says Tillerson Is 'Wasting His Time' On Talks With North Korea
- October 02, 2017

Asked whether North Korea would come to the negotiating table, the secretary of state said: "We are probing , so stay tuned ". His comments come a day after Mr Tillerson revealed that United States officials had some communication channels open with Pyongyang, despite the escalating war of words between the leaders of both countries. (more...)
Three US-born scientists win 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize Three US-born scientists win 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize
- October 02, 2017

Thomas Perlmann, Secretary of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, announces the winners of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine during a press conference at the Nobel Forum in Stockholm , Sweden October 2, 2017. The body clock is the reason we want to sleep at night. He received his doctoral degree in 1971 at the University of Washington in Seattle. Rosbash, 73, was born in Kansas City, Mo., and studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at the University ... (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 renders suggest dual cameras and thin bezel display
- October 02, 2017

The dual camera setup (mentioned earlier) is expected to be of two 16-megapixel lenses, one of which is obviously a wide angle lens, while the other one will be used to capture shots under portrait mode. The smartphone is said to sport a 5.5-inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution complemented by narrow bezels. Powering the entire package will be a 3080mAh battery or a 4000mAh non-removable battery should get the job done and last for more than a day of moderate usage; along with ... (more...)
Xiaomi via the FCC, could be a Redmi Note 5A Prime
- October 02, 2017

The Redmi Note 5 will not be the first Redmi smartphone to sport dual cameras because the Redmi Pro released a year ago came with a dual camera setup . In those slides, there was no mention of the Redmi Note 5 getting a dual rear camera. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5: Reduced bezels? The upcoming Redmi Note 5 is also rumoured to come with an upgraded camera than the Redmi Note 4 . (more...)
New PlayStation VR headset update coming soon New PlayStation VR headset update coming soon
- October 02, 2017

There's no release date for it yet, but it must be imminent or Sony wouldn't have risked sales of the original model by announcing it now. Revealed in partnership with Capital One, the Visa card comes with a number of benefits, including a $50 PlayStation Store code after the first purchase, pre-sale tickets to select music and sporting events, and the ability to customise your card with multiple game-inspired designs for free. (more...)
Google retracts position on paid news subscriptions, relaxes rules Google retracts position on paid news subscriptions, relaxes rules
- October 02, 2017

For the last decade, Google's "first click free" policy helped ensure that non-subscribers wouldn't be stifled by paywalls when they clicked on news articles from searches. Google has announced that its contentious "first click free" policy will be replaced with a new sample-based model created to bolster digital subscriptions as well as the revenue of media houses. (more...)
Bowie was first choice for Blade Runner 2049 baddie
- October 02, 2017

It really does feel like Denis Villeneuve pointed his camera out of the exact same window that Ridley Scott used in the original Blade Runner . "Niander Wallace is a tough part to play because you have to deal with a lot of hard dialogue". 2049 deftly picks up where its predecessor left off, this time channeling some of its larger themes through character for a more personal experience. (more...)
Google has a plan to make your account even more secure Google has a plan to make your account even more secure
- October 01, 2017

The new service, to be called Advanced Protection Program and potentially slated to launch next month, will trade out the standard authentication process for services like Gmail and Google Drive with physical USB security keys . However, it's not clear whether everyone will be able to switch to the new program. The program will be updated with new features to protect user data on an on-going basis. (more...)
Man Issued Citation For Burning Patriots Gear In Protest Man Issued Citation For Burning Patriots Gear In Protest
- October 01, 2017

The idea for the rally came when Shane was at the Patriots' 36-33 win over the Houston Texans last Sunday. They sang patriotic songs as they burned Patriots jerseys in a show of frustration of national anthem protests , reported CBS Boston. (more...)
Featured Stock to See: Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- October 01, 2017

About 2.09 million shares traded. Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 31st. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Since April 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 selling transactions for $59.46 million activity. Barclays Pcl holds 2.76M shares. (NASDAQ: AAPL ), 36 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. (more...)
GOP Senator Says Trump's North Korea Rhetoric Has Put Regime 'On Alert'
- October 01, 2017

Tillerson spoke after an afternoon of talks with China's top diplomats and President Xi Jinping centered on the nuclear crisis and preparations for Trump's visit to Beijing in November. At the same time, Trump's national security team is conducting a broad review of U.S. strategy toward China in search of ways to counter Chinese trade practices and open up market access, a senior administration official said. (more...)
Syracuse drops ACC Opener at NC State Syracuse drops ACC Opener at NC State
- October 01, 2017

The Orange is not an ACC Atlantic Division powerhouse, an in-state rival or a ranked opponent, but in his fifth season leading the Pack, Doeren admits that made him more anxious about this game than any other his team will play in 2017. With just under five minutes to play in the game, Dungey connected with Steve Ishmael for the touchdown. Syracuse hampered itself with 12 penalties for 93 yards. (more...)
Boris Johnson Intervenes On Brexit Again Ahead Of Tory Party Conference
- October 01, 2017

The poll, conducted by YouGov, found that 23 per cent of members backed Mr Johnson and suggested that the foreign secretary's position on Brexit had paid off. She also echoed David Norgrove, the chairman of the UK Statistics Authority, who said Mr Johnson's repeated claim that £350 million a week could be spent on the NHS after Brexit was a "clear misuse of official statistics". (more...)
Apple Investigating Reports of iPhone 8 Split Screen Problems Apple Investigating Reports of iPhone 8 Split Screen Problems
- October 01, 2017

The woman had purchased a 64GB "Rose Gold" iPhone 8 Plus and she put it on charge, using the supplied cable and adaptor. The split screen issue is the second issue to be reported by users since its release. Following its arch-rival Samsung's hitch, iPhone 8 Plus has also reportedly developed some issues. The likely culprit of these events may be a faulty battery but with only two reports, it's not a widespread problem rising to the scale of Samsung's Galaxy Note7 fiasco late a year ago, for ... (more...)
All Blacks retain Rugby Championship All Blacks retain Rugby Championship
- September 30, 2017

It ensured another frustrating Rugby Championship result for the two sides for the second time in less than a month, after they fought out a 23-23 draw in Perth. 10 Bernard Foley. Folau opened the scoring in the 10th minute, finishing off a sizzling set-piece play from a scrum after a smart inside ball from Foley. (more...)
Sears Plans to Shutter Polo Park Store Sears Plans to Shutter Polo Park Store
- September 30, 2017

An estimated 1,200 employees will be impacted. Sears Canada plans to close another 10 stores across the country, including the location at Polo Park Shopping Centre in Winnipeg. It has been a hard time for Nanaimo's retail sector, as another big box operator, Wholesale Sports , announced earlier in September it would also be going out of business locally. (more...)
Utility companies donate $250K to disaster relief efforts for Puerto Rico, Mexico Utility companies donate $250K to disaster relief efforts for Puerto Rico, Mexico
- September 30, 2017

I am proud of my Uncle Joe for serving in the Army during World War II, and my Uncle Johnny for serving in the Army during Vietnam. "I am proud of Americans helping Americans, friends and strangers alike". The immediate relief effort was still badly hampered by the damage to infrastructure. Now called "I-4 for Puerto Rico ", the effort has partnered with faith-based organizations and with the Pentecostal Church of God International Movement, which has 600 churches on the island. (more...)
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Unilaterally Appoints Two New Board Members Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Unilaterally Appoints Two New Board Members
- September 30, 2017

Kalanick as the chief executive last month. "I am happy to announce that Ursula Burns and John Thain have agreed to join Uber's Board of Directors". Benchmark had previously contended that Mr. Kalanick had too much power over Uber and had sued him in an attempt to reduce that control. Their backgrounds include successfully leading large public companies as chief executives and chairs, navigating dynamic, technology-powered and regulated industries, and guiding tens of thousands of ... (more...)
Terry Collins Reportedly Not Fired by Mets Due to Fred Wilpon's Support Terry Collins Reportedly Not Fired by Mets Due to Fred Wilpon's Support
- September 30, 2017

Wilpon has denied interfering in team operations, but he and Collins are close, Newsday reports . "Seriously? Seriously?" Collins said. Familia would end up pitching a very short period of time earlier in the 2017 season. The Mets, who are 69-90, will wrap up their season with a three-game set against the Philadelphia Phillies starting Friday. Collins has managed the Mets since 2011 and led the club to the World Series in 2015. (more...)
Reading the Tea Leaves for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)
- September 30, 2017

Investors may also be paying close concentration to some simple moving average indicators on shares of 3D Systems Corporation (DDD ). It represents the location of the previous close relative to the price range over a set number of periods. (more...)
Rutgers' Ash goes for Round 2 against Meyer, OSU Rutgers' Ash goes for Round 2 against Meyer, OSU
- September 30, 2017

The Buckeyes are now 3-1 overall, 1-0 in the Big Ten and 2-2 with the over/under total. Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett needs 14 yards of total offense to reach 10,000 in his career. Rutgers is coming into the contest at 1-3. In what will mark the second Big Ten conference game of the 2017 college football season for both teams, the Ohio State Buckeyes will travel to High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey, to play the Rutgers Scarlet Knights . (more...)
Ford, Lyft Partner On Self-Driving Vehicles Ford, Lyft Partner On Self-Driving Vehicles
- September 30, 2017

Lyft and Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) have entered a deal which will see them partner in testing autonomous cars which are optimized to be used in ride-hailing services. Self-driving technology is being developed and tested by dozens of companies, although it is not ready for real-world use. On Thursday, Reuters reported that San Francisco-based Lyft is close to hiring an IPO advisory firm as a first concrete step toward becoming publicly listed. (more...)
Lotus might deliver an SUV under Geely guidance Lotus might deliver an SUV under Geely guidance
- September 30, 2017

Though Geely in not a popular name in the world automotive atlas, the Chinese outfit become the talk of the industry when they bought Volvo Cars from Ford in 2010. Daniel Donghui Li as Chairman of the Lotus Board. Joining him from Geely are Mr. Feng Qing Feng, Geely vice president and chief technology officer, as well as Mr. (more...)