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Bill O'Reilly to get payout up to $25 million Bill O'Reilly to get payout up to $25 million
- April 22, 2017

Fox News had no choice but to fire O'Reilly. O'Reilly denies all the allegations of sexual harrasment. It's possible that O'Reilly's team does in fact have other evidence of a smear campaign, but it's unclear why they thought the conference calls might sway the Murdochs. (more...)
New Survey Finds Meltwater Is Flowing Across Antarctica
- April 22, 2017

While most research into Antarctic ice melt has concentrated on the impacts of warming ocean waters that are eating away at the ice from below, a new continent-wide survey shows that these surface meltwater drainage systems are much more prevalent around the continent than was previously thought. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 phones launched in Qatar Samsung Galaxy S8 phones launched in Qatar
- April 22, 2017

Similar to the setup on the iPhone 7 Plus , one of the sensors on the Galaxy Note 8 will be coupled with a telephoto lens, allowing it deliver 3x optical zoom. Both the displays are called Infinity Displays which possess no bezel to the sides and completely curve around the edges. Interestingly this model also doesn't appear to have a fingerprint scanner, or at least, it's not in the rear location we saw on the production model. (more...)
Arctic Ocean Is The 'Dead End' For Trash Arctic Ocean Is The 'Dead End' For Trash
- April 22, 2017

In addition to the 300 billion pieces of plastic suspended in the waters, it is believed that there are even more attached to the sea floor. But then they found plastic amassing in Arctic waters above Norway. Plastic takes about 500 years to completely degrade. "So the type of material that we're seeing there has indications that it has entered the ocean decades ago". (more...)
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook Spaces, a social VR platform Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook Spaces, a social VR platform
- April 22, 2017

The tagline that Facebook says about its Spaces is, "where you hang out with friends in a fun, interactive virtual environment as if you were in the same room". Although Facebook (fb) now sells its Oculus Rift VR headset, the company had yet to unveil its own VR app, instead relying on third-party developers to build VR apps for its headset. (more...)
Q1 2017 EPS Estimates for CoreSite Realty Corp (COR) Raised by Analyst Q1 2017 EPS Estimates for CoreSite Realty Corp (COR) Raised by Analyst
- April 22, 2017

It has underperformed by 13.18% the S&P500. Novare Capital Management Llc sold 7,231 shares as Realty Income (O)'s stock declined 3.89%. PHMD's SI was 368,700 shares in April as released by FINRA. State Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation invested in 0.05% or 1.64 million shares. 793,080 are owned by Credit Suisse Ag. Companies may issue new shares and buy back their own shares. (more...)
FDA approves near-copy of Remicade for immune disorders FDA approves near-copy of Remicade for immune disorders
- April 22, 2017

Without insurance, Remicade generally costs more than $30,000 annually for adults; dosage varies with the patient's weight. That's the industry term for generic but not quite identical versions of biotech drugs. Remicade and Renflexis both carry serious risks. Common adverse events include upper respiratory infections, sinusitis, and pharyngitis, infusion-related reactions, headache, and abdominal pain, according to the FDA. (more...)
Super Bomberman R New Update Vastly Improves Performance; Comparison Video Released Super Bomberman R New Update Vastly Improves Performance; Comparison Video Released
- April 22, 2017

One even described it as "ridiculously good". Aside from that, Super Bomberman R's update mainly focuses on balancing issues and optimization. I didn't expect this from Konami! Battle mode now displays in 60 frames per second, and you can now change the AI difficulty. (more...)
Sinclair Broadcast group to purchase WCYB and other Bonten Media television stations Sinclair Broadcast group to purchase WCYB and other Bonten Media television stations
- April 22, 2017

With the UHF discount in effect, Sinclair remains well below the cap at about 25%, the report notes. -Va. market; Greenville-New Bern-Washington, N.C.; Chico-Redding, Calif.; Missoula, Mont; Abilene-Sweetwater, Texas; Butte-Bozeman, Mont.; Eureka, Calif; and San Angelo, Texas. (more...)
Deputies Look Into Valencia Student's Online Post; No Charges Deputies Look Into Valencia Student's Online Post; No Charges
- April 22, 2017

News Source LA shared this Snapchat post on Twitter from a 15-year-old female student at Valencia High School. "Viking Families, Valencia High School, the Hart School District, and the SCV Sheriff's Department are aware that an online threat to campus safety was made earlier this evening..." The district says as a precaution there will be additional security. (more...)
Critics say charter bill shortchanges school districts Critics say charter bill shortchanges school districts
- April 22, 2017

Plattsburgh City School District has adopted a 2017-18 budget that calls for a 2.9 percent tax-levy increase, which is below the amount allowed in the state cap. Pennsylvania's current way of paying charter schools is based on the cost of educating each student in the conventional school system. Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) would help avoid this scenario by allowing the local authorizer, the locally elected school board, to determine what is best in the local district. (more...)
Android Wear 2.0 Arriving To More Smartwatches By End Of April/May Android Wear 2.0 Arriving To More Smartwatches By End Of April/May
- April 22, 2017

In order to define some sort of communication protocol between the two actors, Complications API specifies a set of Complications Types which can be used by a provider when exposing data. The rollout of Google's Android Wear 2 .0 update has been testing smartwatch owners' patience ever since the software was first announced way back in 2016. (more...)
A Gigantic Asteroid Is About To Zoom Frighteningly Close To Earth A Gigantic Asteroid Is About To Zoom Frighteningly Close To Earth
- April 17, 2017

Skywatchers will be able to observe it with a small telescope, visible in the night sky for two evening before slowly fading into the distance after one or two nights. EDT on April 19, online astronomy service Slooh will host a live show after 2014 JO25 zooms by the Earth, Gizmodo reported . During this particular flyby, the closest the asteroid gets to Earth is over 4.5 times farther away than the Moon, and the scientists at NASA's Goldstone Radio Observatory note that this is the ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S6 Nougat Update Insults S7 Users Samsung Galaxy S6 Nougat Update Insults S7 Users
- April 16, 2017

In fact, some of them felt like Samsung has insulted them by making them wait for the Nougat update despite the fact that the S7 is newer than the S6 and Note 5. At the same time, due to the large size of the files being transferred, Sprint recommends that you keep your phone plugged in during the entire updating process. (more...)
Bill O'Reilly Accuser Criticizes Trump for Comments Defending Fox News Host Bill O'Reilly Accuser Criticizes Trump for Comments Defending Fox News Host
- April 16, 2017

O'Reilly, who recently caught flack for his racist and sexist remarks about Waters' hair , is now fielding deserved scrutiny and criticism after a New York Times report surfaced a number of sexual and verbal harassment suits women have filed against O'Reilly and Fox News. (more...)
Whatsapp to test 'Unsend' feature in beta version Whatsapp to test 'Unsend' feature in beta version
- April 16, 2017

The feature is available in only the web version of 0.2.4077. The new feature will allow users to recall or unsent messages they have sent, with some media reporting that users can even edit the sent messages. However, this is not the only feature spotted by @ WABetaInfo in the beta update being rolled out for the Facebook-owned message platform. That is, one can easily format the text using Bold, italic and strikethrough options provided in that shortcut. (more...)
Jose Mourinho eyeing shock move for Chelsea star Willian Jose Mourinho eyeing shock move for Chelsea star Willian
- April 16, 2017

However, Jose Mourinho won't be making life easy for his old club as United are also in desperate need of points as they battle to finish in the top four this season. "But we are still grinding, we are still pushing because we have the Europa League and the end of the Premier League". "I wasn't feeling good in the sense of I was feeling exhausted but it is not an excuse because I still had to do much more and much better than I did". (more...)
India At Night, As Seen From Space. NASA Releases Stunning New Images India At Night, As Seen From Space. NASA Releases Stunning New Images
- April 15, 2017

Already, a team led by Miguel Román, an earth scientist at Goddard Space Flight Center of NASA , is at work to develop new software to attain more clarity and accuracy for the night lights. Doing so will radically alter the manners how the weather is being forecasted, and will enhance the responsive approach towards natural disaster and will even help to track the effects of war. (more...)
Comcast Wants To Be Your New Cell Phone With Unlimited Data Plans Comcast Wants To Be Your New Cell Phone With Unlimited Data Plans
- April 15, 2017

If you're on the wireless network and enter an area where Comcast's Wi-Fi coverage is available, your phone will auto-connect to the hotspot, giving you a better connection. Comcast says it won't put any special restrictions on mobile tethering usage , either. Responding to a question about consumer frustrations connecting to and receiving decent service from public hot spots, Watson acknowledged that "wifi today is not what it should be". (more...)
Samsung's Galaxy S8 With Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 Processor Is Capable Of Samsung's Galaxy S8 With Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 Processor Is Capable Of
- April 15, 2017

Samsung recalled the phones and shipped replacements, but the newer batteries had welding defects and a lack of protective tape in some battery cells. The S8 phone's display measures 5.8 inches diagonally, compared with 5.1 inches on the S7. Both of these screens are departures from the more traditional 16:9 phone (and TV) screens. (more...)