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Police Issue Warning to Pokemon GO Players
- July 11, 2016

If you have not followed the game , Pokemon Go utilizes your smartphone's camera and sensors. You can then catch the creatures as you travel around your city, to train them before sending to battle. Nintendo's augmented reality mobile game Pokemon GO has begun rolling out to several territories around the world. Plus, other players will see your character when they visit a Gym you control. (more...)
Korean Park surges ahead at US Women's Open Korean Park surges ahead at US Women's Open
- July 11, 2016

While contending in a major is a mostly new experience for Park , Ko is an old hat at it at the age of 19. Sweden's Anna Nordqvist (73) is the leading European in a tie for 15th place on one under, with Scotland's Catriona Matthew (71) and England's Jodi Ewart Shadoff (75) one shot further back. (more...)
287000 jobs added in June, most in 8 months 287000 jobs added in June, most in 8 months
- July 11, 2016

Economists polled by Reuters had forecast payrolls rising 175,000 last month and the jobless rate rising one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.8 per cent. "For the Fed, this report is likely to offer some encouragement on the underlying labor market backdrop, though it is unlikely to change the current "wait and see" policy stance as they assess the fallout from the Brexit vote", said Millan Mulraine, deputy chief economist at TD Securities in NY. (more...)
MS reaches $2.5 million settlement with Volkswagen MS reaches $2.5 million settlement with Volkswagen
- July 11, 2016

An investigation by attorneys general throughout the country confirmed Volkswagen sold more than 570,000 2.0- and 3.0-liter diesel vehicles in the United States equipped with "defeat device" software. Volkswagen will pay Hawaii $10 million for violating unfair and deceptive trade laws, state Attorney General Doug Chin announced Tuesday. The lawsuit, filed in September, alleged that Volkswagen falsified the emissions data on approximately 500,000 diesel cars sold in the U.S. (more...)
History girl Serena relieved to land 22nd major title History girl Serena relieved to land 22nd major title
- July 11, 2016

Williams said that the peace and focus which she had harnessed for this tournament came from self-acceptance. That is the view of the world number one's coach, Patrick Mouratoglou , after Williams defeated Angelique Kerber 7-5 6-3 to equal Steffi Graf's Open era record of 22 grand slam singles titles. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Pops Up On AnTuTu
- July 11, 2016

According to a recent Samsung regulatory filing, it is estimating profit during its second quarter to be approximately 8.1 trillion won equal to $7 billion, which would be above the 7.8 trillion won analysts were expecting. The amounts increased by 3.0% and 17.39% from a year ago and by 0.3% and 21.26% from a quarter ago. Samsung shares jumped 2% on the results. The operating income reported by Samsung for the 2016 second-quarter was considerably higher than analysts' estimates. (more...)
Hundreds Rally against US Police Brutality in Washington Hundreds Rally against US Police Brutality in Washington
- July 11, 2016

Anthony Police Department. Reuters said the protests were peaceful but tension was evident after the shooting of Philando Castile , 32, by police near St Paul on July 6. You're wrong."McMillon and Bamberg said the best way to help their cause is to vote for politicians who support them, to join organizations who are raising awareness, and to promote justice in the courts". (more...)
Enes Kanter Proposes Alternative Solution to Kevin Durant Jersey Burning
- July 11, 2016

Leandro Barbosa, Marreese Speights, Festus Ezeli and Brandon Rush have all departed. However, even though KD and Russ can create and hit bad shots in Isolation situations, playing this style of offense is still extremely inefficient. In the first round they selected Georgios Papagiannis, Malachi Richardson and Skal Labissiere. One of the cool features was an expansive window that allowed him to oversee the action. (more...)
Contador pulls out of 2016 Tour de France, blames fever
- July 11, 2016

Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin won the toughest stage in the Pyrenees of the Tour de France with a solo breakaway in a hailstorm Sunday. Contador's race began badly as he suffered cuts and bruises on the opening stage, crashing after his front wheel slipped out when going across a raised kerb that divided the road. (more...)
The Galaxy S7 Edge is doing better than Samsung expected The Galaxy S7 Edge is doing better than Samsung expected
- July 11, 2016

Revenue was 50 trillion won in the June quarter, the Suwon-based company said , compared with the 50,9 trillion won analysts expected. While Samsung didn't go into details in its guidance announcement about the factors behind the surge in profits, analysts told Reuters this week that huge sales of Samsung's Galaxy S7 smartphone have been behind the growth. (more...)
Someone found a dead body while playing Pokemon Go
- July 10, 2016

There are a few other exceptions (malls are popular locations for gyms), but players should mostly expect to find PokeStops and gyms assigned to neutral public locations, such as fire stations, churches, and libraries, so it's odd that Trump Tower functions as anything in the augmented reality game - let alone something that will be visited as frequently as a gym. (more...)
UFC 200: Daniel Cormier grinds out a win vs. Anderson Silva
- July 10, 2016

I'm 37. But I'll probably fight the victor of (Anthony) "Rumble" (Johnson) and Glover Teixeira. Silva usually fights at 185 pounds, but he has been known to jump up to 205. Jones is facing at least a two-year suspension if found guilty. He built up a fierce rivalry with the UFC's top pound-for-pound fighter. Although Silva claims to be in solid shape, he wasn't ready to accept a five-round fight, the required length to fight for a championship belt. (more...)
Samsung Gear VR 2 tipped for Galaxy Note 7 launch
- July 10, 2016

Samsung's rise into an electronics behemoth has been fueled by the ability to get its memory chips and displays, often the most expensive components, into devices made by others. Revised figures for revenue and operating profit will be announced later this month after auditing accounts. While the Galaxy J2 (2016) may not blow your hair back with its performance, today's leak does suggest that it'll be a nice improvement over its predecessor , offering more RAM, a larger battery, and a ... (more...)
David Cameron calls on Jeremy Corbyn to stand down as Labour leader David Cameron calls on Jeremy Corbyn to stand down as Labour leader
- July 10, 2016

Issac Herzog, the leader of the Israeli Labour party, also condemned Corbyn. Mr Corbyn has pointed to his backing among the party's grassroots, insisting that the vote by MPs had "no constitutional legitimacy". Jamie Reed, MP for Copeland in Cumbria, is among a number urging Mr Corbyn to stand down as leader. "One of her senior backers said she still hopes Jeremy will stand down, therefore we can assume that if he does quit before 3pm she will announce that she intends to be a candidate in ... (more...)
Aubrey Plaza on sexuality: 'I fall in love with girls and guys'
- July 10, 2016

Operating at full throttle, web short and TV vet Jake Szymanski lets the inmates run the asylum while allowing Aubrey Plaza to break out of her shell; here she's shed that awkwardness thanks to weed and booze. "My younger sister is a lesbian, so it's just in my blood, I guess", Plaza said. Her knack for raunchy comedy came out on set of Mike and Dave when she would try alternative jokes (referred to as "Alts)". (more...)
We remove content if it celebrates, glorifies violence: Facebook We remove content if it celebrates, glorifies violence: Facebook
- July 10, 2016

Despite growing concern that the tool could be abused - several shootings, a police standoff and an accused jihadist's confession have streamed on Facebook already - the company has remained intentionally (and characteristically) vague on the composition and guidelines of its moderation team. (more...)
Utah resident first Zika virus death in US
- July 09, 2016

Zika virus represents a serious threat to pregnant women because it can cause congenital brain malformations including microcephaly , characterized by an underdeveloped skull and a small brain. Women should practice abstinence or use condoms for six months after their partner's travel. In addition, Florida received $26.8 million from the CDC for emergency preparedness, some of which, according to Hayes, will also be used to combat Zika . (more...)
Hamilton on top in all practice sessions, Vettel raises gearbox fear
- July 09, 2016

The Briton came under pressure to deliver in Q3 after his first time was deleted for exceeding track limits, leaving him with one shot at pole, whilst Rosberg sat comfortably at the top of the times. "So that's why I say we are in the best place". "The second lap didn't feel quite as good but I was a bit more cautious - making sure I got the lap on the board". (more...)
India's Modi to mark Gandhi's historic South African ride
- July 09, 2016

Reiterating that India's growth rate has been the bright star in the global economy, he said, "India has become the fastest growing large economy in the world". Speaking on the passion of cricket that both Africa and India share, PM Modi said, "Being in Durban , if I don't talk about cricket, it will be no ball". (more...)
Facebook posts about community standards for Live videos Facebook posts about community standards for Live videos
- July 09, 2016

Platforms such as Facebook Live and Twitter-owned Periscope have hosted livestreams of all of the above in a span of just a few months. Facebook executives may have mixed emotions while reading something like that. The death of an African-American man at the hands of police officers on Tuesday was captured on video that later found its way onto the Internet. Facebook said no executives were available for interviews on the subject on Friday. (more...)
The macOS Sierra public beta is ready to download today
- July 09, 2016

There are a few other features that will only really work when you have iOS 10 on your iPhone - the most important of which is a shared clipboard for copy and paste. Past year when I installed a public beta of El Capitan, all my apps worked fine, but all my USB audio devices became wildly unreliable. A new Organ Donation feature is rolled out for the Health app.Apart from that, a new Shuffle option has been introduced for the Apple Music under the Songs tab. (more...)
Mitch McGary: Mitch McGary suspended for five games Mitch McGary: Mitch McGary suspended for five games
- July 09, 2016

McGary apologized to the organization, teammates and fans in a statement released by the team. "I realize there are only so many opportunities given to you and I need to make sure that as a person and as a player, I take accountability and ensure this does not happen again". (more...)
Dallas police shooting: what we know
- July 09, 2016

Louis suburb was critically wounded after a man he had pulled over in a traffic stop ambushed the officer from behind and shot him. Thompson did policing in the private sector here and overseas. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said in a statement that he had been notified that "one of the fallen officers in Dallas is a Michigan native who previously worked in law enforcement in Southeast Michigan". (more...)
Nintendo shares surge on hopes for new Pokemon mobile game
- July 09, 2016

Chris Burns from SlashGear shared when users play Pokemon GO , they are actually using intensive Global Positioning System including Google Maps which shortens the battery life. Through these tips, users can enjoy Pokemon GO app better. This doesn't show a requirement for player skill, however, it merely means that you might need to use one of the harder-to-obtain Great Balls or Ultra Balls, as a simple Pokeball might not work. (more...)
Comcast to add Netflix content on its X1 set-top box Comcast to add Netflix content on its X1 set-top box
- July 09, 2016

They have not revealed the terms of the partnership. Comcast and Netflix's tie-up is notable because the two companies have a long history of conflict. Recently, Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) entered into an agreement under which the latter will allow Netflix in its X1 platform, making it easier for Comcast subscribers to access Netflix . (more...)