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Tesla Model 3 Specs: What You Need to Know
- April 05, 2016

But it should be noted that this announcement is conspicuously close to April 1st, a day well known by pranksters the world over. Tesla faces a lot of competition for its electric cars with the likes Audi, BMW and General Motors also coming out with new models. (more...)
The Walking Dead: Who Did Negan Kill in the Finale
- April 05, 2016

The new baddie's arrival has been relentlessly teased in the last several months, with various "The Walking Dead " cast and crew members saying that Morgan is ideal for the role and that his introduction will have an unprecedented impact on the show. (more...)
Microsoft Details What's New In The Universal Windows Platform App Model Microsoft Details What's New In The Universal Windows Platform App Model
- April 05, 2016

Last night Microsoft announced that it would be bringing some brand new features for developers in the form of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update SDK. Today, at its Build 2016 keynote, Microsoft announced that the Linux command line, Bash, is coming to Windows 10 - which is without any doubt a big news for developers. (more...)
Microsoft to Ship Windows 10 Anniversary Update This Summer
- April 04, 2016

If you decide you want Windows 10 later, go back into the app and you can reverse all of its changes. HoloLens , Microsoft's standalone augmented reality headset, also featured during the keynote. It's going to become even more powerful as a way of delivering awesome experiences across all of the devices in the Windows ecosystem. Microsoft Build 2016 is about to commence later today and just like previous years the Redmond giant is expected to make a few interesting announcement at ... (more...)
Hancock Fabric closing all remaining stores, newspaper reports Hancock Fabric closing all remaining stores, newspaper reports
- April 03, 2016

The going out of business sales began at all remaining Hancock Fabrics stores Friday, April 1, 2016. According to Hancock Fabric's website , the company has 12 retail stores in Louisiana, including ones in Gretna, Metairie and Slidell. (more...)
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Heads to Martinsville
- April 02, 2016

Scott is making his first Sprint Cup start on Sunday. As speculated in last week's column, Kyle Busch and Danica Patrick were both fined by NASCAR for actions in the California race. "I understand I am facing an uphill battle and am looking forward to my first time in a truck", Decker said in a press release. Kenseth doesn't appear to look back on it with regret, except for misjudging the NASCAR reaction. (more...)
Is Trader Joe's Closing? Is Trader Joe's Closing?
- April 01, 2016

Yahoo released a shocking story today claiming that in a press release, Trader Joe's announced that it would be closing all its stores around the nation. Back then, Trader Joe's lowered prices on around 200 items , a move that forced Whole Foods to follow suit. A Trader Joe's spokeswoman confirmed that there is no truth to the article. (more...)
Tesla Model 3 draws huge lines in Seattle, Bellevue Tesla Model 3 draws huge lines in Seattle, Bellevue
- April 01, 2016

This morning, the opportunity to be the first in the world to slap down a $A1,500 deposit and make a reservation for Tesla Motor's new mass market Model 3 attracted queues of more than 100 people in both Sydney and Melbourne - even though they have yet to see what the new model looks like. (more...)
Eye Catching Insider Trading: Noble Energy, Inc
- March 30, 2016

In looking at volatility levels, the shares saw weekly volatility of 3.52% and 4.51% over the past month. Several hedge funds have added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. That is compared with the $0.03 in earnings per share it reported during the same period a year ago. Noble Corp PLC was the topic in 36 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. (more...)
This Is How Bernie Sanders Will Win the Nomination
- March 30, 2016

However, he suffered defeat in Arizona, and although his delegate haul from the three states was 20 higher than Mrs. Clinton, he failed to make major inroads into her lead. Some analysts predict that it may become the last stand for the third Republican candidate, Ohio Governor John Kasich. "I said we're going to see what kind of tone he sets". (more...)
Man invents gun that looks exactly like a cell phone Man invents gun that looks exactly like a cell phone
- March 29, 2016

A Minnesota company is making national headlines for a gun that's not even on the market yet. "In its locked position it will be virtually undetectable because it hides in plain sight", it said. Visible guns only serve to make the wearer a target, they argue, although others say the opposite: that open carry firearms help prevent crimes in the first place. (more...)
Bernie Sanders comes out on top of Hawaii Democratic preference poll Bernie Sanders comes out on top of Hawaii Democratic preference poll
- March 28, 2016

Then, while many of us were sleeping, the numbers from Hawaii came rolling in, and what they revealed was that "momentum" for Bernie's campaign showed no signs of slowing. He has energised the party's liberal base and young voters with his calls to rein in Wall Street and fight income inequality, a message that resonated in liberal Washington and other Western states. (more...)
John Kasich gains ground in new Pennsylvania GOP poll
- March 28, 2016

Meantime, fellow Republican Ron Unz formally announced his surprise candidacy the day the poll was completed. In other states, Trump supporters have missed out on the early process for becoming convention delegates, because they lack experience in the party. (more...)
Microsoft silences Tay AI chatbot after it spouts Nazi hate
- March 28, 2016

The explanation was far simpler, for Microsoft engineers had made one fatal mistake: they'd programmed Tay to learn from her conversations. Microsoft's artificially intelligent chat bot Tay picked up some pretty radical views from humankind. (more...)
Garry Shandling: One last laugh Garry Shandling: One last laugh
- March 28, 2016

Los Angeles police told the BBC that Shandling "suffered a medical emergency" on Thursday. The series hadn't appeared on HBO or its on-demand services since soon after The Larry Sanders Show concluded its run in 1998. Last night, still in shock about the death of Shandling, O'Brien told a story about how the late-comedian helped him through it. While fans are sad over the loss of a talented comedian, actor and writer, O'Brien recalled his time with a true pal who lifted him when he was ... (more...)
Microsoft Chat Bot Goes On Racist, Genocidal Twitter Rampage
- March 27, 2016

In another instance, Tay  tweeted  "feminism is cancer", in response to another Twitter user who  said  the same. Because Tay expanded her knowledge base by interacting with other users, she was easily manipulated by online trolls into spouting virulently racist, misogynistic, and even genocidal comments. (more...)
Garry Shandling's 'The Larry Sanders Show' Will Return to HBO Garry Shandling's 'The Larry Sanders Show' Will Return to HBO
- March 27, 2016

The comedian, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 66, appeared in an episode of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee in January. Thursday night Conan reacted to the news that Garry Shandling had suddenly and unexpectedly died by replacing his monologue with a tribute to a man who had once helped him in his lowest time. (more...)
Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice
- March 27, 2016

Internet users immediately picked up on the sadden look Ben Affleck seemingly has throughout the question.  Superman , who needed him? Internet users became even more creative with their sound track choices. Following up Zach Snyder's divisive Man of Steel in 2013, comes the Dawn of Justice: the legendary battle between two of Earth's greatest hero. While production cost a quarter of a billion dollars, as much as three times that amount could have been shelled out for marketing purposes and  ... (more...)
Batman vs. Superman: Where it all began Batman vs. Superman: Where it all began
- March 27, 2016

Snyder's penchant for violence has been a big topic of conversation this week. Man of Steel is one of the most divisive comic book movies of all-time. I'm talking about Jimmy Olsen. "Batman v Superman" deals with the aftermath of the events of that film and tackles some big thematic questions. When his camera is revealed to have a tracking device inside it, Olsen claims to be a Central Intelligence Agency agent working undercover - and is then shot in the head, dying instantly. (more...)
Microsoft's TAY AI Chatbot transforms into Hitler loving, sex promoting robot
- March 26, 2016

The company said she is supposed to get smarter the more users chat with her, but within 24 hours of being on Twitter she went awry, according to The Verge . We're making some adjustments to Tay", read the statement . That response is likely to fall short of what at least one Twitter user is calling Microsoft's "harassment by proxy". (more...)
Haji Imam Killed: ISIS Finance Minister Was Key to Recruiting Haji Imam Killed: ISIS Finance Minister Was Key to Recruiting
- March 26, 2016

US officials told CBS News senior national security correspondent David Martin they believe there was not yet 100-percent confirmation that al-Qaduli was killed in the strike, but they described him as "a senior religious leader of the group - an inspirational figure but also one who worked with their finances". (more...)
Nick Fairley expected to sign with Saints Nick Fairley expected to sign with Saints
- March 26, 2016

The Saints' signing of Fairley would be an indication that they are serious in making an effort to improve their 31st ranked defense, specifically with their lack of pass rush from their defensive front seven. According to Rapoport, the New Orleans Saints are expected to sign Fairley, who spent last season with the St. Louis Rams after spending his first four seasons with the Detroit Lions. (more...)
Bernie Sanders is in Washington State rallying for votes
- March 25, 2016

In this real horse race, as of Wednesday,  Clinton  has 1,170 pledged delegates and  Sanders  has 870 pledged delegates. Clinton and  Sanders  each made appearances in the state this week, as part of the run-up to the state's June 7  primary . (more...)
The meaning of Good Friday
- March 25, 2016

Jesus on the cross is doing just that - taking away the sins of the world. Many churches in the Stafford and Long Beach Island area will conduct Good Friday services on Friday . "We are supposed to do the same for others". Rather than remembering Christ's death on a certain day, once a year, the Bible instructs people to remember Christ's death by observing the Lord's Supper. (more...)
Microsoft's AI chatbot 'Tay' taken offline within 24 hours of launch
- March 25, 2016

We now have a better look at the hundreds of thousands acres burned by wildfires in Kansas and Oklahoma. The fire in adjacent Barber County had improved but was still being monitored. (more...)