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Author: 0 Youngstown woman concerned for family in Puerto Rico

He said he'd heard horror stories from his family about violence after dark, curfews and flooded streets. "I live in Dorado, and it's completely flooded ... The company is also donating $1.5 million to multiple charities, Zuckerberg said, and giving away an undisclosed amount of Facebook ad credits to help promote "critical information to people in the region on how to get assistance and stay safe".

Sci-tech Kashmir: Militants kill BSF jawan at his home, injure three relatives
Author: 0 Kashmir: Militants kill BSF jawan at his home, injure three relatives

The police official said that Parray, who had joined BSF a few years ago, was posted in Baramulla town with the 73 battalion and was on leave for the past 20 days. BSF released a statement on Twitter calling the incident "cowardly", "Prahari Pariwar stands by the family of one of our member Constable Md Ramzan who was cowardly killed by terrorists today".

Sci-tech Twitter Testing Doubling Character Limit Of Tweets To 280
Author: 0 Twitter Testing Doubling Character Limit Of Tweets To 280

The test is now ongoing for a few selected users. "We don't need 280 characters to say that". Just.4 percent of tweets written in Japanese were 140 characters, compared with 9 percent written in English. The test for 280 characters will be conducted for an unspecified period of time and will cover all languages except Korean, Chinese and Japanese.

Sci-tech Superhard Materials Global Market (2017-2022) - Sales Revenue, Grow Pricing
Author: 0 Superhard Materials Global Market (2017-2022) - Sales Revenue, Grow Pricing

Report studies Organic Essential Oils in Global market that focuses on the top Manufacturers , Market Segment by Countries , Split by Product Types (with sales, revenue, price, market share of each type), Split by applications this report focuses on sales, market share and growth rate of Organic Essential Oils in each application .

Sci-tech Giant coconut-eating tree-dwelling rat discovered
Author: 0 Giant coconut-eating tree-dwelling rat discovered

For example, in 1995 one account recorded traditional knowledge of "a very big rat that eats coconuts" and lived in the trees. The vika is the first rodent discovered on the Solomon Islands in 80 years, and it fits right in with the other unique mammals - such as dwarf flying fox and the Guadalcanal monkey-faced bat - that call the nation home.

Sci-tech Jio Phone: 10 Things We Learnt From Jio's Terms and Conditions
Author: 0 Jio Phone: 10 Things We Learnt From Jio's Terms and Conditions

Taking this into consideration, you would be spending more than Rs. 4,500 on the Jio Phone over the next 3 years, provided the company refunds you the full Rs. 1,500/- per annum for a period of 3 years from the date of the first issue of the JioPhone", the company states in its T&C. If you return the device before your three-year time period, you will be penalized.

Sci-tech Trump suggests collusion between 'anti-Trump' Facebook and media giants
Author: 0 Trump suggests collusion between 'anti-Trump' Facebook and media giants

Some of Facebook's Russia-linked ads supported President Donald Trump, some boosted Green Party candidate Jill Stein, and others touted Sen. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg initially said it was " crazy " to think false information spread on the social platform had an effect on the election's outcome, but his company has now turned over 3,000 Russia-linked ads to committees charged with investigating Moscow's meddling in US politics.

Sci-tech Mukesh Ambani at IMC 2017
Author: 0 Mukesh Ambani at IMC 2017

Mukesh Ambani , Chairman of Reliance Industries Limited, delivered a keynote speech at the first India Mobile Congress on Wednesday. Data is the new oil, which does not need to be imported. We can not deprive Indians of this vital life-sustaining resource. "We have it in super-abundance", Ambani said. Ambani stated three must-do tasks for government and industry - " One , we must explore and implement innovative ideas for employment and income generation abilities.

Sci-tech Xbox Games with Gold October lineup includes Gone Home
Author: 0 Xbox Games with Gold October lineup includes Gone Home

This title will be available on Xbox One from this Sunday, October 1, to the the end of the month, October 31. On October 16 Xbox Live Gold members can play The Turning Test which is an incredible first-person puzzle game along the lines of Portal.

Author: 0 Chicago Area Woman Stranded In Puerto Rico

The situation has grown dire in Puerto Rico five days after Hurricane Maria. "The government has said that it's going to take three weeks for the hospitals to have power and about six months for all of us". "It's the worst hurricane Puerto Rico has seen". Trump said Puerto Rico is "very important" to him. "These donations, the fact that they (the Association of Puerto Ricans in San Antonio ) are saying we found a way to make sure that these (donations) get there, makes me feel a ...

Sci-tech Russian Federation and the U.S. will build a moon base
Author: 0 Russian Federation and the U.S. will build a moon base

The agreement between Nasa and the Russian space agency Roscosmos was signed at a space congress in Adelaide, and the USA group said the crewed lunar orbiter will act as a "gateway to deep space and the lunar surface". NASA also said it has been working with US industry to create habitation concepts for the space gateway and it has awarded several contracts to researchers to study risks related to the deep space missions.

Sci-tech IPhone 8 Drop Test Shows Just How Fragile That Glass Back Is
Author: 0 IPhone 8 Drop Test Shows Just How Fragile That Glass Back Is

SquareTrade gave the iPhone 8 a breakability score of 67 and the iPhone 8 Plus a score of 74, on a scale of 1 to 100 where 100 is the most breakable. The iPhone 8 glass back is very expensive to replace, as the iFixit iPhone 8 teardown confirmed that it is a very hard procedure. In addition, it won't come cheap.

Sci-tech Falling profit no bar for Aldi to continue expansion in UK
Author: 0 Falling profit no bar for Aldi to continue expansion in UK

Aldi has reported record sales in the United Kingdom and Ireland for past year but its profits have fallen sharply amid a fierce price war among supermarkets. SALES soared but profits slipped as budget supermarket Aldi drove investment into cutting prices and expanding its reach. He noted that £450m had been invested in stores and distribution centres in 2016 and £459m was planned in 2017.

Sci-tech Kohli hails 'star' all-rounder Pandya after series win over Australia
Author: 0 Kohli hails 'star' all-rounder Pandya after series win over Australia

All-rounder Hardik Pandya has been the biggest revelation for India along-side Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav who has time and again trapped the Aussies with his wrist and variations. India were cruising at that stage but quick dismissals of Kohli and Jadhav infused some life into the match. Openers Finch and David Warner give Australia a solid, if not spectacular, start with a 70-run stand as the tourists looked determined to preserve wickets.

Author: 0 Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA)

In case of Revenue Estimates, 1 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc .as 6.86 Billion. It has underperformed by 19.60% the S&P500. More interesting news about Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: "Facebook to pay millions for a reality show on NFL's Marshawn Lynch" published on September 12, 2017 as well as Bloomberg.com's news article titled: "Facebook Scraps New Share Class in Rare Win for ...

Sci-tech Shadow Of War's Controversial DLC Is Going Free, Publisher Apologizes For Confusion
Author: 0 Shadow Of War's Controversial DLC Is Going Free, Publisher Apologizes For Confusion

While Warner Bros is no stranger to microtransactions, they're not exactly known for putting them front and center. A tweet suggesting global DLC sales would not have gone to Forgey's family only made the whole thing worse. "We sincerely apologize to the fans and the Forgey family for the confusion we created". For absolute clarity; our intention was always to give all profits from the DLC, worldwide to the Forgey family.

Sci-tech Porsche 911 GT2 RS: 6:47.3
Author: 0 Porsche 911 GT2 RS: 6:47.3

Moreover, it's also the fastest rear-wheel drive production vehicle to have lapped the famous German track, after it managed to cover the 20.6km (12.8-mile) run in just 6 minutes and 47.3 seconds. Their target was a lap of less than 7m05s around the full, notoriously hard 20.6km/h circuit - but the lap record for street legal sports-cars, set in October 2016 by a Lamborghini Huracan LP640-4 Performante, stood at 6.52.01s.

Sci-tech Microsoft Office 2019 Announced, Coming Next Year
Author: 0 Microsoft Office 2019 Announced, Coming Next Year

Microsoft 365 F1 (F1 stands for Firstline Worker) - This new subscription bundle includes Office 365 F1, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility & Security. The company didn't go into any specifics regarding what new features and improvements that we'll see in the product, although it did confirm that Office 2019 will be publicly available in fall 2018, with a preview available to Insiders in the spring.

Sci-tech Antarctic Glacier Loses Iceberg 4 Times the Size of Manhattan
Author: 0 Antarctic Glacier Loses Iceberg 4 Times the Size of Manhattan

Satellite observation specialist Stef Lhermitte of the Netherland's Delft University of Technology uploaded a picture of the event onto Twitter last week, describing it as the fifth largest "calving" event since 2000. "Rifts usually form at the margins of an ice shelf, where the ice is thin and subject to shearing that rips it apart", said study lead Ian Howat, an associate professor of earth sciences at Ohio State University.

Sci-tech How You Can Help Puerto Rico: Events, Fundraisers in the DC Area
Author: 0 How You Can Help Puerto Rico: Events, Fundraisers in the DC Area

Officials on the US commonwealth have warned that the island faces an impending " humanitarian crisis " unless more supplies and rescue workers are deployed. Further, the governor "is asking Florida state colleges and universities to allow students displaced by the storm in Puerto Rico to be offered in-state tuition".

Sci-tech Rail Safety Week brings awareness of dangers at track crossings
Author: 0 Rail Safety Week brings awareness of dangers at track crossings

When a vehicle and train collide, it's pretty easy to figure out who will win that battle. To highlight the importance of taking trains seriously, the state has scheduled a number of activities related to U.S. "If you see those tracks there, think train". Amtrak is working with police and safety groups on the events. The railroad has developed a comprehensive Rail Safety Week plan created to reach people of all ages and amplify rail safety messages through a grassroots social media campaign.

Sci-tech Microsoft Will Build Quantum Computing Systems
Author: 0 Microsoft Will Build Quantum Computing Systems

That progress includes a new programming language, which is deeply integrated with Visual Studio and created to work on both a quantum simulator and a quantum computer, as per the statement . In reality, however, there are a lot of applications that don't conform to all of Microsoft's rules-especially in business environments, where custom applications are extremely common.

Sci-tech 'Too clever for prison' Oxford student gets suspended sentence
Author: 0 'Too clever for prison' Oxford student gets suspended sentence

She became angry when he contacted her mother on Skype after he realised she had been drinking. Student Lavinia Woodward arrives at Oxford Crown Court to be sentenced, in Oxford, England, Monday Sept. He added that such a violent attack would normally attract a custodial sentence, but on Monday (local time) said there were a number of mitigating features that resulted in the sentence being more lenient.

Sci-tech Facebook teams up with National Football League to show game recaps
Author: 0 Facebook teams up with National Football League to show game recaps

They're available in the US via Facebook's Watch video-aggregation tab, and to fans worldwide on the individual show pages. " NFL Turning Point " features coverage including game and play breakdowns, while " Sound FX " shows highlights with players directly from the field and sidelines.

Sci-tech Amazon brings Alexa to Amazon Music App
Author: 0 Amazon brings Alexa to Amazon Music App

The company earlier this year added Alexa to its main shopping app on iOS and later this summer brought the feature to users of the Amazon app on Android. Users belonged to the United States, the United Kingdom, Austria and Germany can have an access to this feature by just hitting the button called Alexa available throughout the application.

Sci-tech Twitter rushes to update policy after Trump's latest North Korea tweet
Author: 0 Twitter rushes to update policy after Trump's latest North Korea tweet

Twitter clarified on Monday why it did not take down a tweet by President Donald Trump which threatened North Korea, saying that it was newsworthy. In a series of tweets, Twitter's PublicPolicy account said that this oversight has been a long running issue for its management, but has said that it will soon update its public-facing rules for the sake of transparency.

Sci-tech SBI reduces minimum balance limit to Rs. 3000; reduces penalty
Author: 0 SBI reduces minimum balance limit to Rs. 3000; reduces penalty

The minimum balance requirements for semi-urban and rural branches will, however, remain unchanged at Rs2,000 and Rs1,000, respectively. ■ The public sector lender also made a decision to exempt pensioners, beneficiaries of social benefits from government and minors from the requirement of minimum balance in savings account.

Sci-tech Andrew Tye replaces Pat Cummins for India T20Is
Author: 0 Andrew Tye replaces Pat Cummins for India T20Is

Pace bowler Andrew Tye has replaced Pat Cummins in Australia's squad for their upcoming Twenty20 series against India. Meanwhile, Cummins would be returning home after the conclusion of the ODI series on October 1 in Nagpur. But he had later on pulled out of IPL 2017 due to a shoulder injury, and also from the English T20 competition for Gloucestershire. The tourists, who have already conceded the ODI series after losing the first three matches, will look for a better result in the T20 ...

Sci-tech Twitter explains leaving up Trump's North Korea threat
Author: 0 Twitter explains leaving up Trump's North Korea threat

He was responding to a tweet from Trump , who said on Saturday, "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" Ri says President Trump's tweets amount to a declaration of war against North Korea - and that the country can now defend itself under worldwide law.

Sci-tech Oops! End of World Delayed a Month
Author: 0 Oops! End of World Delayed a Month

An alleged planet called Nibiru was expected to collide with Earth on the date and obliterate all life. Christian numerologist David Meade says that his prediction has been misrepresented, and he was expecting 'nothing to happen in September.

Sci-tech Treatment restores signs of awareness in brain-injured man
Author: 0 Treatment restores signs of awareness in brain-injured man

Used to prevent seizures in those with epilepsy and to treat depression , VNS sends mild pulses of electrical energy at regular intervals to the brain via the vagus nerve. He adds that this line of research could prove fruitful for people with stroke, aphasia, and autism. This research builds off a larger body of work in which different techniques have been used to stimulate the thalamus in people who are in vegetative states, Joe Fins, a professor at Weill Cornell Medicine and an ...

Sci-tech Oklahoma State down 2 offensive linemen against TCU
Author: 0 Oklahoma State down 2 offensive linemen against TCU

The Horned Frog's most impressive win at this point is likely the 28-7 road romp over Arkansas back on Sep. 9. "Hill has gelled in their system, and they ran the ball effectively", Gundy said. Rudolph also was honored as this week's Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week. "I like where he's at". Oklahoma State will have to travel to Morgantown later this season.

Sci-tech Israel Condemns Latest Iranian Ballistic Missile Test As 'provocation'
Author: 0 Israel Condemns Latest Iranian Ballistic Missile Test As 'provocation'

The missile was launched from an unknown location. This past week Tehran tested another ballistic missile that can strike the State of Israel, this time one that is also capable of carrying multiple warheads . He is due to report to Congress on October 15 on whether Iran is still complying with the deal and whether it remains in United States interests to stick by it.

Author: 0 Senate Holds Hearing On Health Care Bill

Police lugged some demonstrators out of the hearing room and trundled out others in wheelchairs as scores chanted, "No cuts to Medicaid, save our liberty". Named after its lead sponsors, Republican Sens. Ted Cruz said that "right now" he doesn't back it. All Democrats will vote against it. The Senate must vote this week for Republicans to have any chance of prevailing with their narrow margin.

Sci-tech Trump Tweets New Threat To North Korea After Foreign Minister's UN Address
Author: 0 Trump Tweets New Threat To North Korea After Foreign Minister's UN Address

U.S. bombers escorted by fighter jets have flown close to North Korea's east coast, according to United States officials, in a display of military strength after an escalating war of words between the two countries. Ri called Trump a "mentally deranged " person who used "reckless and violent words". Kim said the North would consider the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history" against the United States and that Trump's comments had confirmed his own nuclear program was "the ...

Author: 0 Apple Watch 3 teardown reveals tiny battery upgrade

Using the Qi wireless charging standard, that means you can place it on your car's arm rest or Ikea furniture, some of which have the wireless charging feature built in. A teardown of the iPhone 8 by fix site iFixit reveals that beneath the glass is a metal sheet that has a hole in its centre to make space for the wireless charging coil.

Sci-tech Dropbox updated with iOS 11 Files app integration
Author: 0 Dropbox updated with iOS 11 Files app integration

When comparing 50,000 "moderate to heavy iPhone and iPad users" on both the new and previous network, it was found that iOS 11 drained battery 60 percent faster then iOS 10, with devices lasting just 96 minutes compared with 240 minutes. The new iOS 11 has been developed to use the latest version of the High Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC, also known as h.265 ) for videos and High Efficiency Image File Format (HEIF) for still photos.

Sci-tech Holowesko Partners Ltd. Sells 1103000 Shares of Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)
Author: 0 Holowesko Partners Ltd. Sells 1103000 Shares of Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.5 Percent and Institutional ownership of 15 Percent. The company was upgraded on Friday, September 18 by Bryan Garnier & Cie. It has outperformed by 2.75% the S&P500. AstraZeneca PLC (AstraZeneca) is a biopharmaceutical company. The P/E ratio is 22.1999 and the market cap of the company is 85.69B.

Sci-tech Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Declines -1.22% Pre-market
Author: 0 Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Declines -1.22% Pre-market

Osterweis Cap Mgmt Incorporated holds 0.1% or 9,348 shares in its portfolio. About 122,987 shares traded. GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- ADR (NASDAQ:GWPH) has risen 31.90% since September 24, 2016 and is uptrending. Trexquant L P has invested 0.25% in BJ's Restaurants, Inc. Sunbelt Securities owns 6,662 shares for 1.09% of their portfolio. Apple Inc . has a 12 month low of $104.08 and a 12 month high of $164.94.

Sci-tech NASA Dedicates Facility In Honor Of 'Hidden Figures' Heroine Katherine Johnson
Author: 0 NASA Dedicates Facility In Honor Of 'Hidden Figures' Heroine Katherine Johnson

Johnson also took a moment during her interview to share her advice for the young NASA engineers who will work at her namesake building. "I can't imagine a better tribute to Mrs. "They just said, "If she says it's right, it's right" because the guys didn't do the work". She held a degree in Mathematics and French from West Virginia State College, prior to being hired to National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) - now NASA .

Sci-tech Fire Emblem Warriors has a Season Pass and Three DLCs
Author: 0 Fire Emblem Warriors has a Season Pass and Three DLCs

As you can see, pricing for each pack is in yen. These details and more will undoubtedly come closer to the North American release date. Each pack, individually priced at 1,400 yen, will feature new playable characters and weapons. A bundle set with all three packs will also be available for purchase that will include an exclusive bride costume for Lucina. The Warriors series of games is never short of DLC, and Hyrule Warriors was no different on Wii U and 3DS.

Sci-tech Attack On Titan 2 Will Bring Havoc To Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Attack On Titan 2 Will Bring Havoc To Nintendo Switch

The expected release date for the game will be sometime in the early part of 2018 in Japan. In addition to the upcoming Attack on Titan 2: Future Coordinates on Nintendo 3DS, a full-on action game sequel is on the way with more content from the anime's second season.

Sci-tech 999 for select users
Author: 0 999 for select users

However, the Rs 999 plan will be available for select Airtel users. However, do make a note that these new plans are valid only for select customers. As the name itself suggests, the new offer provides postpaid users with 30GB of free data over a span of three months (10GB free data per month) and the company says that with the new offer, customers will also get a free SIM that will be delivered to their doorstep.

Sci-tech Reliance JioPhone deliveries commences
Author: 0 Reliance JioPhone deliveries commences

Furthermore, JioPhone customers will even get unlimited data for a month against a payment of Rs 153. According to PTI report , the company will be delivering these 6 million devices in a span of 10-15 days as per a channel partner of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL ) and the preference will be given to rural areas first.

Sci-tech Intel officially announces 8th Gen Intel Core desktop processors
Author: 0 Intel officially announces 8th Gen Intel Core desktop processors

Intel's new Core i7-8700K has been busted hitting 4.8GHz on all CPU cores (6C/12T) on air cooling, which is great to hear. Following the launch of its 8 generation Kaby Lake Refresh mobile processors in late August, Intel is following up with the official reveal of its 14nm Coffee Lake-based desktop processors.

Sci-tech Why One Man Predicts the World Will End on Saturday
Author: 0 Why One Man Predicts the World Will End on Saturday

David Meade , who wrote a book called, "Planet X - The 2017 Arrival", claims that on September 23, a sign would come that "Planet X" also known as "Nibiru" will have an encounter with Earth, changing the world as we know it. In his analysis, Meade cited how Jesus allegedly lived for 33 years. "It's a very biblically significant, numerologically significant number". He told The Washington Post: "The world is not ending, but the world as we know it is ending".

Sci-tech IPhone 8 and iPhone 8 go on sale today
Author: 0 IPhone 8 and iPhone 8 go on sale today

The third time, though, the price shoots up to $349 for the iPhone 8 and $399 for the iPhone 8 Plus . It is also offering extra Rs 3000 over regular exchange on Apple iPhone for select users from Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune and Ahmedabad.

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