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Germany renews border checks with Greece and Austria Germany renews border checks with Greece and Austria
- October 13, 2017

The ministry said in the memo, dated October 3: "Risk analysis... confirms the existence of a persistent level of threat". The Interior Ministry cited fears of a terrorist attack and unbridled migration for the prolonged checks. Mr Abdeslam was briefly questioned by police, but quickly waved through the border; an administrative blunder (Mr Abdeslam was not known to French counter-terror police) that cast doubt on the future of the Schengen zone. (more...)
Tiangong-1: Chinese space station will crash to Earth within months Tiangong-1: Chinese space station will crash to Earth within months
- October 13, 2017

The odds of someone being injured by falling space junk are minimal, but the 9.4-ton space station, which translates to "Heavenly Palace 1" has fallen below 185 miles in altitude, although that fluctuates. Back in 2016, China confirmed that the station's future was out of its hands and that it would crash sometime this year or the next, but the estimate has been refined to between now and April 2018. (more...)
Hunt: Showdown will come to Steam Early Access Hunt: Showdown will come to Steam Early Access
- October 13, 2017

Just tell this is where we are and this is where we're going to get to". We will be adding more gear, more monsters, more Hunters, more game modes, more traits, crafting, and further map variations throughout Early Access. This new version of Hunt is a complete rethink of the concept, by a new team at Crytek. Crytek's supernatural FPS Hunt: Showdown is one of my most anticipated upcoming multiplayer games, and today it was confirmed by IGN that Hunt: Showdown will come to ... (more...)
Google brings Duo, ViLTE video calling integration into Android Google brings Duo, ViLTE video calling integration into Android
- October 13, 2017

The brand's even going to introduce the ability to switch to a video call while on a voice call later this year. Google Assistant just launched on Android TV late last month, and although the platform already supported voice controls, the introduction of Google Assitant brought the voice functionality more up to par with the Assistant voice controls that you have on your phone, Google Home , etc. (more...)
Technical Indicators under Review: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)
- October 13, 2017

The firm has noticeable volatility credentials; price volatility of stock was 1% for a week and 1.42% for a month. Although it was originally intended for commodity traders to help identify the start and finish of market trends, it is frequently used to analyze stocks as well. (more...)
Weatherly Asset Management LP Raises Stake in Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Weatherly Asset Management LP Raises Stake in Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS)
- October 13, 2017

STBA's SI was 972,000 shares in October as released by FINRA. Its up 6.49% from 912,800 shares previously. The stock declined 0.03% or $0.03 reaching $96.9 per share. Therefore 54% are positive. Pepco Holdings had 5 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS ) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Friday, October 6. (more...)
NYPD seeks public's help in identifying $58K iPhone thief NYPD seeks public's help in identifying $58K iPhone thief
- October 13, 2017

He claimed to be a messenger there for a pickup, and the employee gave him three boxes of iPhones, according to police. Police say the suspect then took off in a white Ford van. (more...)
Global Survey Equipment Market 2017 - Demand, Insights, Analysis and Forecast to 2022 Global Survey Equipment Market 2017 - Demand, Insights, Analysis and Forecast to 2022
- October 13, 2017

This report further lists the Building and Construction Light Equipment deployment models, company profiles of major market players, demand, and supply scenario and the factors limiting the growth of Building and Construction Light Equipment market. (more...)
Destiny 2 Xur Items and Location for October 13 Destiny 2 Xur Items and Location for October 13
- October 13, 2017

He usually arrives every Friday at 2am PST, 5am EST, 10am BST, 11am CEST. This week Xur is on Nessus , close to the Watcher's Grave landing point, and you can see his exact location in the video below, courtesy of YouTube user Arekkz (I'm still waiting for the PC version, after all, as the good second-class citizen that I am). (more...)
Get the official Pixel 2 Launcher on any device Get the official Pixel 2 Launcher on any device
- October 13, 2017

The news arrives via XDA Developers , which does note one caveat with the launcher: the Google Now panel won't work on non-Nexus or Pixel devices. The all-new Pixel 2 Launcher is now available for download via APK Mirror . Further, the At a Glance widget remains in the homepage itself whereas the Google Search Bar is displayed on all the pages. The Google Search bar is persistent throughout every homescreen though. (more...)
Russia-backed European satellite to dedicatedly monitor Earth's atmosphere Russia-backed European satellite to dedicatedly monitor Earth's atmosphere
- October 13, 2017

The spacecraft called Sentinel-5P is a contribution to the EU's Copernicus Earth monitoring program. "This has been a major work program for United Kingdom space technology companies, but data from the Sentinel satellites is why Copernicus exists, data that benefits the United Kingdom in areas such as emergency response, flooding, farming, environmental management, rural payments, air quality, marine planning and fisheries". (more...)
Extra-cold winter killed 10000 adélie penguin chicks Extra-cold winter killed 10000 adélie penguin chicks
- October 13, 2017

A marine protected area, which would prevent krill fishing, would help to secure a future for the wildlife of East Antarctica, including Adelie and emperor penguins, WWF said. "The risk of opening up this area to exploratory krill fisheries, which would compete with the Adélie penguins for food ... is unthinkable", said Rod Downie of the WWF. (more...)
New Call of Duty: WW2 multiplayer mode and map revealed New Call of Duty: WW2 multiplayer mode and map revealed
- October 13, 2017

This time you will be running, carrying, and tossing around a leather football styled around the game's 1940s era theme. The London Docks map features iconic red Routemaster buses and a Cafe Pub that also served as an air raid shelter in World War 2. (more...)
Oppo F3 Lite is rebranded Oppo A57 for Vietnam Oppo F3 Lite is rebranded Oppo A57 for Vietnam
- October 13, 2017

It's powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 SoC paired with 3GB of RAM. As is the case with most all Oppo smartphones, the F3 Lite is also a selfi-oriented handset that bears a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with beautify effects that lets you blur the backgraound for a bokeh effect. (more...)
Asteroid makes close approach to Earth early Thursday
- October 13, 2017

Astronomers stressed the space rock, 2012 TC4, was never expected to hit the planet, although it did come very close, astronomically speaking. Asteroid 2012 TC4 was not visible anywhere in the world without a telescope. Paul Chodas of the Center for Near Earth Object Studies at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, said the flyby is "rather special in the sense that we don't often know about small asteroids approaching the Earth years in advance", Space.com reported. (more...)
Huawei: online due nuove immagini ad alta definizione del Mate 10 Pro Huawei: online due nuove immagini ad alta definizione del Mate 10 Pro
- October 13, 2017

Facciamo il punto sull'ultimo gioiello del colosso cinese. Il comparto fotografico merita una menzione a parte. Il retro sembra essere in vetro con una colorazione diversa per la sezione della doppia fotocamera posteriore in collaborazione con Leica , ancora una volta. (more...)
Huawei doubles down on dual-lens cameras with its new mid-range handset Huawei doubles down on dual-lens cameras with its new mid-range handset
- October 13, 2017

Huawei has just announced a new mid-range phone called the Nova 2i, but there's not much that's mid-range about it beyond its $499 price tag. "The impressive 83 percent screen-to-body ratio and 18:9 aspect provides a lovely widescreen viewing experience for crisp, clear and bright images, " the company said in a statement. (more...)
Mobile adds another limit to its 'unlimited' data plans Mobile adds another limit to its 'unlimited' data plans
- October 13, 2017

After using the 50GB of LTE data you'll likely be slowed down to a crawl, especially during the more congested hours. Once that date arrives, T-Mobile will cap the amount of high-speed mobile data its customers can use while in either of those countries. (more...)
Spikes in carbon emissions detected with NASA satellite Spikes in carbon emissions detected with NASA satellite
- October 13, 2017

One of the crowning achievements of modern environmental science is the Keeling curve, the detailed time series of the concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) begun in 1958 that has enabled deep insights into the mechanisms of global climate change. (more...)
Study shows access to palliative care limited to a few patients Study shows access to palliative care limited to a few patients
- October 13, 2017

The challenge? Improving palliative care in poverty-ridden countries while avoiding moves that can lead the USA into yet another addiction crisis. Knaul spent three years studying the disparity. The 2010 natural disaster in Haiti highlighted the scarcity, as doctors lacked opioids for people who were severely injured or needed surgery, the commission noted. (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey Live-Action Trailer Will Have You Tapping Your Feet Super Mario Odyssey Live-Action Trailer Will Have You Tapping Your Feet
- October 13, 2017

Mario and his fellow dancers shake what their mommas gave them as they dance across New Donk City, which is where the game takes place. To do this, Mario has to travel through a number of different locations, including New Donk City, a copy of the non-fictional city of NY. (more...)
Dragon Age creative director Mike Laidlaw has left BioWare Dragon Age creative director Mike Laidlaw has left BioWare
- October 13, 2017

Laidlaw did not explain the reasons for his departure from the studio. Laidlaw had been with BioWare for the past 14 years. It'll be exciting to see what Laidlaw does next. "In my time at BioWare I have been lucky to work with some of the most talented and hardworking people in the industry". To anyone who's taken the time to share feedback and experiences, your fantastic cosplays and artistic creations: thank you. (more...)
Mystery surrounding ancient Easter Island people deepens
- October 13, 2017

A team led by anthropologist Lars Fehren-Schmitz from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in the United States, analysed fragments from five human skeletons excavated from the island in 1980 and held in the Kon-Tiki Museum in Oslo, Norway. (more...)
Red Flag Warning Through Saturday Morning Red Flag Warning Through Saturday Morning
- October 13, 2017

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. In the North Bay, he said, relative humidity values "were in the single digits". More importantly, NorCal wildfires will become increasingly hard to contain", KSBW Meteorologist Art Jarrett said. An amateur spotter in San Francisco reported overnight humidity at 22 percent, which Dykema called "extremely low" for the city. (more...)
Jerry Brown signs job protection, tampon bills Jerry Brown signs job protection, tampon bills
- October 13, 2017

Women legislators wore red Wonder Woman T-shirts under blazers as their bills were signed. Currently, only those who work for employers with 50 or more employees receive 12 weeks of leave. The workers already pay into the state's family leave program, but often have a hard time accessing it because they feared losing their jobs if they took the time off. (more...)
Reliance AMC's Rs 1542-cr IPO to begin on Oct 25 Reliance AMC's Rs 1542-cr IPO to begin on Oct 25
- October 13, 2017

The IPO size would be around 10 per cent of the post issue paid-up capital of the company. The firm, which is jointly owned by Reliance Capital and Japan's Nippon Life and is the asset manager to Reliance Mutual Fund , has fixed the price band at Rs 247-252 per share for the issue. (more...)
Prince Harry heading to Chicago for Obama Foundation Summit on October 31
- October 13, 2017

The event is the brainchild of President Obama and former First Lady Michelle, with whom Harry also enjoys a close relationship. Obama paid a visit to Kensington Palace in May to see the prince. Harry will also meet with former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama criticizes lack of diversity in politics: one side is "all white, all men" Obama interrupts Michelle's appearance with 25th anniversary tribute Michelle Obama: Young people feel what's ... (more...)
Forces that drive supervolcano eruptions move faster than previously thought, study finds Forces that drive supervolcano eruptions move faster than previously thought, study finds
- October 13, 2017

The supervolcano under Yellowstone is a beast that hasn't erupted in more than 630,000 years, so this development is interesting to note. A Yellowstone eruption would be absolutely devastating, covering half the Earth in an ash cloud that could trigger a nuclear winter. (more...)
Microsoft Edge for Android now available as a preview Microsoft Edge for Android now available as a preview
- October 13, 2017

As it turns out, that day is today. I'm traveling today-I guess I really missed driving between Boston and Pennsylvania, so I'm doing it again for kicks-but I did download Microsoft Edge Preview on Android at a rest area in CT. There's no support for ad-blocking, extensions, and syncing tabs. Just like any Microsoft app, the Launcher is also customizable - you can change the theme, wallpaper, and accent colours, icon packs to personalize the look and feel of the device. (more...)
OnePlus Phones Quietly Collecting User Data With No Opt Out OnePlus Phones Quietly Collecting User Data With No Opt Out
- October 12, 2017

The smartphone maker said it collects via two streams that lead to an Amazon server. More negative press ensued after the launch of the OnePlus 5 with reports of benchmark manipulation , wrongly-mounted displays , and more importantly, users being unable to dial 911 in emergency situations . (more...)