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Health Officials Watch For New Zika Transmission In Texas Health Officials Watch For New Zika Transmission In Texas
- December 02, 2016

The best way to protect yourself from Zika infection, according to the CDC, is to protect yourself from mosquitoes. Doctors diagnosed glaucoma and performed an operation to relieve the pressure within the boy's eye. Surgery was performed to alleviate the pressure, the release said. But it's not known how often Zika produces these dramatic birth defects, partly because the virus hasn't been studied for very long. (more...)
The Weeknd Beat Justin Bieber's Record for Single-Day Spotify Streams The Weeknd Beat Justin Bieber's Record for Single-Day Spotify Streams
- December 02, 2016

The Weeknd is certainly on a roll. Following the release of his hotly-anticipated new album Starboy this week, Grammy-winning artist The Weeknd has broken the record for most Spotify streams by a single artist in one day, the streaming company has announced . (more...)
Big leg, athleticism of Rams' punter a concern for Patriots Big leg, athleticism of Rams' punter a concern for Patriots
- December 02, 2016

A latecomer to the game - he punted and kicked for just two years at Oregon's West Salem High School - Allen walked on at Oregon State but was beaten out for the Beavers' punting chores by Hekker. Who else is in that discussion as greatest punters? "It was a big play in the game. I think that's what Jeff [Fisher] does". "I think there's a lot of talent there and a lot of skill at the quarterback positon, so we certainly don't want to underestimate what this player is capable of doing". (more...)
Trump says he's leaving businesses to avoid conflicts Trump says he's leaving businesses to avoid conflicts
- December 02, 2016

If Trump plans instead to cede control of his businesses to his three adult children, as both the president-elect and a family lawyer have said he will do, he will have done little to avoid the myriad conflicts certain to arise, said Richard Painter, a University of Minnesota law professor who served as chief White House ethics lawyer under then-President George W. (more...)
Stock Worth Mentioning: What's Propelling Chesapeake Energy Corporation to Increase So Much? Stock Worth Mentioning: What's Propelling Chesapeake Energy Corporation to Increase So Much?
- December 02, 2016

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 3.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). 15 told as a HOLD the stock. A number of Wall Street analysts recently commented on the stock. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) increased 0.84% to close at $39.54 on 28 November. (more...)
Trump Tower Temporarily Renamed 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps Trump Tower Temporarily Renamed 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps
- December 01, 2016

Trump has been using several floors of the New York City building as the base for his transition operation leading to his inauguration in January. Associated Press . It wasn't the first time that a location on Google Maps has become vulnerable to some sort of malicious online defacement. Google allows user to edit roads and add landmarks on Google Maps, but ideally, such changes are reviewed and approved by moderators. (more...)
New HIV vaccine trial to start in South Africa New HIV vaccine trial to start in South Africa
- December 01, 2016

Such a rate is below the acceptable margin for other vaccines, but would still make this one worth producing in South Africa - given that almost 20 percent of South Africans are infected. Meanwhile, Nigeria accounts for more than a quarter of all new HIV infections among children globally and only half of pregnant women living with virus are tested for the disease. (more...)
Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50 Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50
- December 01, 2016

Close to half of the 1,727 adults (48.5 percent) were current smokers, over 27 percent gave up smoking and just over 24 percent never smoked. Current smokers were likely to be 10-11 years younger than former or nonsmokers when they had their STEMI. (more...)
Google Android Nougat Makes its Way to Xperia X Performance, LG G5 Google Android Nougat Makes its Way to Xperia X Performance, LG G5
- December 01, 2016

This story, " Report: Android 7.1 rollout to Nexus devices will begin December 6" was originally published by Greenbot . The Android 7.0 Nougat update for the LG G5 on US Cellular's network is rolling out in stages, meaning that not everyone will get the new Android flavor at the same time. (more...)
Demonetisation of Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes RBI relaxes withdrawal limits Demonetisation of Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes RBI relaxes withdrawal limits
- December 01, 2016

The interest on 10-year benchmark government bond fell to 6.18%, which is below RBI's policy rate of 6.25%. The RBI, in a circular, said that banks will have to keep CRR of 100 percent on incremental net demand and term liabilities (NDTL) received between September 16 and November 11, 2016. (more...)
Nobody's second-guessing Kubiak at Broncos HQ
- December 01, 2016

The Chiefs will play the Atlanta Falcons next Sunday on the road before a quick turnaround where they will host the Oakland Raiders at home on Thursday Night Football. Denver Broncos can be purchased any time at Goody Tickets . Siemian completed 20 of 34 passes for 368 yards. But the Broncos' defense gave up three consecutive scoring drives to close out the fourth quarter and in overtime, the special teams were shaky at best and the offensive line had plenty of struggles as quarterback ... (more...)
Lawsuits challenge abortion restrictions in 3 states
- December 01, 2016

Planned Parenthood made a gutsy move in the current political environment by stepping forward Wednesday with a court challenge seeking to overturn two highly restrictive Missouri laws on abortion. Planned Parenthood has since vowed to renew performing medication-induced abortions at its Columbia location if the federal lawsuit proves successful. (more...)
Motion Control Is A Confirmed Feature Of The New Game Console Motion Control Is A Confirmed Feature Of The New Game Console
- December 01, 2016

Fans will get their chance to play the Nintendo Switch not long after its official launch on January 12. The movement-related comment hints at some form of motion controls, similar to the Nintendo Wii . So far , Nintendo has just confirmed a March release window for the Nintendo Switch . The same event will also launch in the United States on January 12th. (more...)
Stardew Valley Console Release Dates Announced, Now Coming to Nintendo Switch Stardew Valley Console Release Dates Announced, Now Coming to Nintendo Switch
- December 01, 2016

You can marry and divorce various members of the local area, too, if you're so inclined. The PS4 version will be released on 13 December in North America. He emphasized that he is committed to launching the game for Nintendo platforms and appreciates the support of the community. Although the idea of a "farming RPG" might have seemed odd at first, the games were very addictive and had a heartwarming charm that stuck with me. (more...)
First clip from Assassin's Creed puts Michael Fassbender in a tough spot First clip from Assassin's Creed puts Michael Fassbender in a tough spot
- November 30, 2016

This Animus is classed as the Animus 4.3, where the user is able to physically relive the memories of their Ancestors, being able to now jump, run, or use weapons while in the simulation. But "giant robot arm claw" is more visually interesting and can't help but feel like the right choice in the age of virtual reality gaming. Assassin's Creed hits theaters on December 21, 2016 , which is one week after Star Wars: Rogue One comes out. (more...)
MacBook Pro Touch Bar Perfect For Playing 'Doom' MacBook Pro Touch Bar Perfect For Playing 'Doom'
- November 30, 2016

Well, a few developers are finding better use for this feature like having it run the game " Doom ". " Doom runs on pretty much everything... but can it run on the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar?". Out of what's available, however, the Doom mod is by far the coolest just yet. You'll need something a little more powerful if you want to play on a laptop, but definitely keep it on your to-do list. (more...)
Microsoft is indeed working on Surface phone
- November 29, 2016

What we know from all the leaks and renders of devices appearing before this is that the phones will have new hardware, the one being readied as " surface hardware" to match the already available surface devices. This also has 64-Bit Windows Mobile but unlike the other models, this unit can not run X86 X86 apps in Continuum. The Phone is said to the most secure and productivity-focused device and could attract business and corporate customers. (more...)
Best U.S. weather satellite ever awaits sunset launch at Cape Canaveral
- November 29, 2016

The next mission from Cape Canaveral is targeted for December 7, with a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket preparing to launch a military communications satellite. A powerful new weather satellite launched into orbit Saturday promises to revolutionize forecasts and possibly save lives. Data from GOES-R will provide 34 new or improved meteorological and space weather forecasting . (more...)
Trump Tower becomes 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps
- November 28, 2016

It is unclear if the 70-year-old real estate mogul knows about the edits to his Trump Organization and transition team headquarters. Get twice-daily updates on what the St. Trump and his hasty Twitter fingers have yet to respond to the troll, and it's looking more and more likely that he's going to let this one slide. Meanwhile, the president-elect has not yet commented on the short-lived name change. (more...)
Jaguar Land Rover looking to make electric cars in the UK Jaguar Land Rover looking to make electric cars in the UK
- November 28, 2016

According to The Guardian , Clark said the automotive sector would be his goal particularly the development of electric and driverless cars and battery technology development. While the firm declined to put a precise figure on how many jobs will be added by producing electric vehicles in Britain, the impact on the United Kingdom economy is expected to be significant. (more...)
France's Fabius confused by Trump statements on climate France's Fabius confused by Trump statements on climate
- November 27, 2016

A new survey shows strong bipartisan support in the U.S. for staying in the Paris climate agreement that formally commits its 193 signatories to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to avert risky climate change. Trump's new stance accepting human-induced climate change also goes against the climate deniers and fossil fuel industry insiders placed on his transition team and cabinet. (more...)
Mars probe crashed after data glitch Mars probe crashed after data glitch
- November 27, 2016

ESA engineers lost contact with the probe as it was bearing down on Mars. Hence, the parachute deployed prematurely, sending the Schiaparelli into a 335-miles-per-hour dive into the Martian rock-solid surface. The meeting of European government ministers will decide the future of major ESA programs, including ExoMars , which faces a funding shortfall to keep the next mission on track for 2020, a launch that had been set for 2018 until officials announced a delay earlier this year. (more...)
As Samsung Moves On From Note 7 Crisis, SDI Battery Affiliate Struggles
- November 26, 2016

Samsung Electronics affiliate, Samsung SDI has been attempting to reassure anxious clients in the wake of the Galaxy Note 7 battery disaster, but potential new customers may prove harder to convince, according to a report from Reuters . SDI has said the battery problem was limited to the Note 7 and that reliability checks on products with major customers resulted in no problems. "We focused on boosting battery capacity, but this could have been disadvantageous to reliability", said the ... (more...)
Stage set for thriller in Abu Dhabi after Hamilton's Brazil win Stage set for thriller in Abu Dhabi after Hamilton's Brazil win
- November 26, 2016

Heavy rain forced the deployment of the safety vehicle until lap nine, and again on lap 13 following Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson's crash. "I don't give up because you never know what could happen, it is unlikely, but you never know what could happen", the defending champion added. (more...)
Black Friday 2016: 5 best GameStop deals Black Friday 2016: 5 best GameStop deals
- November 26, 2016

The dock lets users use their phones as a computer with a supporting monitor. Sony's console arrived in the United Kingdom on 10 November 2016, and the 1TB edition can be found for just £349.99. As you can see there are quite a few titles discounted this week, however, note that the titles listed below denoted with an asterisk do require a Gold membership. (more...)