Volunteers sought for relief efforts

Volunteers sought for relief efforts

More than 500 evacuees stayed at Red Cross shelters in Tifton and Moultrie. October 13, 2016)- The American Red Cross is reporting that it is experiencing an emergency need for eligible donors in the Wichita area to make an appointment now to give platelets to ensure critical patient needs are met. Read More

Google Pixel smartphones listed on Flipkart ahead of preorder

With this, India becomes one of the only 6 nations where the pre-booking for Google's revolutionary new smartphone has started. It makes its money through eyeballs and data collection, not through hardware sales. Constant updates, the option to root or have it unlocked, and the lack of bloatware are enough reasons to choose the Google Store over Verizon. But you don't hear a word about that in Google's marketing. Read More

States Sue to Block IANA Contract Expiration

States Sue to Block IANA Contract Expiration

The feds appear to believe that the expiration of the contract will not affect the country's Internet use. The control over the key technical backend functions of the internet, like domain management and IP address allocation, shifted from the U.S. Read More

Ereck Flowers apologizes for shoving reporter

Ereck Flowers apologizes for shoving reporter

But when Flowers saw Raanan coming, he stopped talking and let it be known that he didn't want the reporter anywhere near him. "Baltimore's a great team". There have been no documented recent incidents of an National Football League player getting physical with a reporter, so there is no clear precedent for any punishment. Read More

Feds to charge Arizona sheriff Arpaio for defying judge's orders

In August, U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow referred Arpaio, Chief Deputy Jerry Sheridan, Capt. Steve Bailey and defense attorney Michele Iafrate to be charged with criminal contempt of court. The federal government ordered Arpaio to stop his patrols (in which suspected undocumented immigrants were detained without legal cause) but he refused , prompting the charges. Read More

Flooding forces North Carolina town's evacuation

Flooding forces North Carolina town's evacuation

Emergency crews rescued hundreds of people from floodwaters with boats and others who were stranded on rooftops were picked up by helicopters in the region. Shortly before daybreak Sunday, the hurricane was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone, according to the Associated Press. More than 5 million people are under a hurricane warning in the U.S. Read More

Colin Kaepernick once again protests national anthem

Why? As a way to protest. "There are bodies in the street and people getting away with murder". Now, there's many questions surrounding the methodology he chose to use as a way of protesting. Kaepernick said: "I want to make sure that not only am I transparent about what I'm doing, but these organisations are transparent about where the money is going as well". Read More

Tangled: The Series Is HAPPENING + the Teaser Trailer Is Perfect

Tangled: The Series Is HAPPENING + the Teaser Trailer Is Perfect

Check out the first trailer below and then hit the comments to dish and discuss. Given how successful Disney's Tangled was, this one probably won't need to grow on you (get it?). It seems like the trailer suggests a surprise in this respect. Also making the leap to the small screen are fan-favorite characters like Rapunzel's chameleon sidekick, Pascal, and the uppity horse Maximus. Read More

Did Donald Trump make inappropriate comments about 12-year-old Paris Hilton?

Trump again took to Twitter on Saturday, this time to complain about his microphone during the first debate five days ago. Hillary Clinton has said she will put her husband in charge of dealing with economic issues in depressed areas. Read More

Blue Origin successfully tests escape system, lands rocket

Blue Origin successfully tests escape system, lands rocket

This was the first inflight test of the emergency escape system, created to save lives if something goes wrong with the rocket during liftoff, and the first test of its kind in the US since the 1960s. However, after the capsule separated , the booster righted itself in flight, then turned and headed back to earth. "All astronauts on board would have had a pretty exhilarating ride, but a safe ride", said a commentator on Blue Origin's live webcast. Read More

PlayStation VR review: The headset to make virtual reality mainstream

PlayStation VR is a huge leap in virtual reality. Playing the " Resident Evil " games is scary enough, but some think that by putting yourself in an environment wherein it's quite hard distinguish what's real or unreal can truly be a terrifying ordeal. Read More

Early voting under way in US presidential race

Early voting under way in US presidential race

But experts say it's unlikely that hackers could exploit bugs in voting machines to reliably sway a national election. The Iowa secretary of state, who publishes a daily accounting of how many ballots are being requested and returned in its early voting period, says that 26,980 votes have been cast, with 57% coming from registered Democrats and 26% from Republican voters. Read More

Three scientists win chemistry Nobel for 'molecular machines'

According to the Nobel Committee, the scientists "have mastered motion control at the molecular scale". But, although the potential is enormous, practical applications are still far away. In 1999, Ben Feringa became the first person to develop a molecular motor which he later used to rotate the glass cylinder which was 10,000 times bigger than the molecule. Read More

US probes complaints of more F-150 brake failures

US probes complaints of more F-150 brake failures

They include Edge SUVs from 2011 to 2013, and Fusions from 2010. No injuries were reported. The problem is similar to one that has dogged Ford for the past year, forcing it to recall 2.4 million other vehicles. Last month, Ford announced that it would spend $640 million to replace door latches on almost 2.4 million cars, trucks and vans this year because the doors can pop open while the vehicles are moving. Read More

Leonardo DiCaprio Peppers President Obama With Climate Questions at SXSL

Leonardo DiCaprio Peppers President Obama With Climate Questions at SXSL

Before the Flood premiered in September at the Toronto film festival, where DiCaprio told the audience: "We can not afford, at this critical moment in time, to have leaders in office that do not believe in the modern science of climate change". Read More

Syria peace efforts plunge as USA suspends talks with Russian Federation

Syria peace efforts plunge as USA suspends talks with Russian Federation

Mr Kerry said all parties had a duty to enable delivery of humanitarian assistance, adding that opposition groups had told the United States they agreed with that. The speed with which the ceasefire collapsed - after a United Nations aid convoy was bombed in Syria - appeared to surprise some USA officials, leaving them without a clear plan on the immediate way forward. Read More

Yahoo Scanned User Emails for the US Government

It is unknown what intelligence officials were looking for, only that they wanted Yahoo to search for a set of characters, which could mean a phrase in an email, the sources said . According to the sources, the software monitored the incoming emails for certain bits of information as provided by either the NSA or the Federal Bureau of Investigation, resulting in "hundreds of millions" of accounts suffering privacy violations. Read More

India Brings Paris Climate Pact Close to Entry into Force

The U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon could be celebrating the official ratification of the Paris climate agreement less than a year after it was announced. FINAL HURDLE CLEARED Following Tuesday's parliament approval , "the last hurdle is cleared", the European Commission said in a statement Tuesday. Read More

Britain's May says to trigger European Union divorce by end of March

Britain's May says to trigger European Union divorce by end of March

That should bring more clarity about Britain's future, right? But May said she could not risk a good deal by putting her strategy under continual scrutiny. "Right now all that has been priced into the pound is the European Union referendum outcome, the unknown of what will really happen with the European Union exit is still ahead and does present risks for investors that they will need to take into account". Read More

Windows 10 Build 14936 Could Launch This Week

Windows 10 Build 14936 Could Launch This Week

Windows 10 is a service. In the past, Microsoft has called Windows 10 an operating system that's in progress. After a bit of poking and prodding, I discovered that beyond reinstalling the Get Office app that surfaces those notifications, the Anniversary Update also re-enabled Start menu and lock screen ads, essentially tossing my explicit choice to disable them out the window. Read More

Ancient Skeleton Discovered Near World's Oldest Computer, Antikythera Mechanism

Ancient Skeleton Discovered Near World's Oldest Computer, Antikythera Mechanism

Now, more than a century after the wreck was discovered, we are still hauling treasures up from its remains . Schroeder called the discovery "incredible", and Dr. "We don't know of anything else like it". Schroeder and the Denmark museum, are the only ones with the advanced technology that lets researchers study old bones. Read More

No ban on new, replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones, says DGCA

No ban on new, replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones, says DGCA

The world's top smartphone maker recalled nearly 2.5 million of its latest device after reports of the device catching fire, mostly while on charge, surfaced - just two weeks after its August 19 launch. " Samsung's discriminatory policy has caused discontent from Chinese consumers", it said. In the USA and Korea, more than 60% of all recalled Note7s have been replaced, Samsung said. Read More

MARH to host breast cancer survivor tree lighting celebration

They are existing forms of medication that are being used to treat other conditions, such as ovarian cancer and a rare type of lymphoma, but not breast cancer . Donations for breast cancer patient assistance are encouraged. Due to the studies' early stages, It will take at least three years for them to get to clinical trials, said Prof Lee. Read More

Microsoft and Adobe partner to bring Creative Cloud to Azure

Microsoft and Adobe partner to bring Creative Cloud to Azure

With the partnership with Adobe , Microsoft is hoping it an bring those tools to thousands of enterprises that are already ingrained in the various Adobe Cloud products. At the same time, Microsoft will make Adobe's marketing programs the favored choice for its internet-based software that manages customer relationships. Read More

Amit Shah lashes out at Pakistan for terror activities in India

Amit Shah lashes out at Pakistan for terror activities in India

Paying respect to the martyrs, who laid their lives during Uri terror attack, Shah said the government was committed to give a suitable reply to Pakistan-sponsored terrorism. "They should discard their leaders who foster terror and do not focus on the country's growth", Prasad said. The statement added that 117 terrorists have been gunned down in the past eight months. Read More

Chinese premier talks trade, hockey in Montreal visit

Earlier in the day, Trudeau held a welcome ceremony for the Chinese premier, and held talks with Li, which represented the formal launch of an annual dialogue mechanism between the two heads of government established during Trudeau's China trip. Read More

He insulted his dad, wife, religion, birthplace; Trump now gets Cruz endorsement

He insulted his dad, wife, religion, birthplace; Trump now gets Cruz endorsement

Late Friday, Trump issued a statement: "I am greatly honoured by the endorsement of Senator Cruz ". The former Republican candidate says that after months of careful consideration and prayer he has made a decision to vote for Trump . Read More

Hubble spots Saturn-sized 'Tatooine planet' orbiting TWO suns

Hubble spots Saturn-sized 'Tatooine planet' orbiting TWO suns

The exoplanet was named OGL-2007-BLG-349 and is located 8,000 light years from Earth, near the center of the Milky Way. The two red dwarf stars are a mere 11 million kilometres (7 million miles) apart. Astronomers can study this distorted light to find clues about the star in the foreground and any potential planets orbiting the star system. However, the original OGLE observations could not confirm the details of the OGLE-2007-BLG-349 system. Read More

Samsung Galaxy S7 Could Be Unsafe Like Galaxy Note 7

The problem with the latter option is that Samsung's own deadline for consumers to get a refund was this past Monday. The Korean Agency for Technology and Standards, in a statement, formally approved the recall plan and said the new batteries being used are safe. Read More

UK Set to Ratify Paris Deal, Others Expected to Follow Suit

The agreement will take effect when 55 countries representing at least 55% of global emissions have joined. Mongolia President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, left, poses for a picture with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during a ceremony to mark more signatories to the Paris climate accords at U.N. Read More