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Former Nebraska great Dave Rimington named interim athletic director Former Nebraska great Dave Rimington named interim athletic director
- September 27, 2017

Rimington replaces Shawn Eichorst, who was sacked suddenly last week. But Rimington said he's "not here to fire anybody". At the time, Rimington was working from his NY home on Long Island. The Rimington award has been awarded since 2000, only three years after he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. "And that certainly was important to us in thinking about this interim appointment". (more...)
Voicemails from nursing home where 11 died were deleted by governor's office Voicemails from nursing home where 11 died were deleted by governor's office
- September 27, 2017

Resident advocates say questions surrounding the voicemails is taking the spotlight away from a larger transparency issue; public access to nursing home health reports . During the recent storm, a tree knocked out the power to the facility, causing the air conditioner to be non-functioning. After enduring the brutal period of time without air conditioning, a total of 11 patients died , with the latest death happening on Thursday. (more...)
China disrupts WhatsApp ahead of Communist meeting China disrupts WhatsApp ahead of Communist meeting
- September 27, 2017

China has always reinstated access to WhatsApp following past disruptions. Now, even text messages are disallowed. Only yesterday, a New York Times report suggested that Facebook might be in hot waters in China ahead of its Communist Party gathering scheduled for next month. (more...)
Windows 10 preview build 16296 heads out to Slow ring Insiders Windows 10 preview build 16296 heads out to Slow ring Insiders
- September 27, 2017

Microsoft has already stated that the team is at the point of the development cycle for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update where the focus is on stabilization. We fixed an issue resulting in Windows Defender potentially downloading files selected to be online-only after using the file picker dialogue and viewing their thumbnails. (more...)
Eco-friendly Cities: Skylines expansion coming this October Eco-friendly Cities: Skylines expansion coming this October
- September 27, 2017

Green Cities adds 350 new assets, including buildings, parks, and city services. To the delight of countless smog-choked digital civilians, an eco-friendly expansion is coming to Cities: Skylines next month. "Players can go completely green as the urban population grows", Paradox says, "and create more diversified cities with new specialized options for all zones, such as a combustion engine ban in the inner city or waste filtering requirements for industrial buildings". (more...)
Analyst's Ratings : BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) Analyst's Ratings : BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)
- September 27, 2017

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 0%. About 3.46M shares traded. It has outperformed by 38.46% the S&P500. The financial company has just set a price target of $9.5 on BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY ) shares. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of BBRY in report on Friday, September 22 with "Hold" rating . BlackBerry Limited announced that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Friday, June 23rd that authorizes the company to repurchase 31,000,000 ... (more...)
Microsoft CEO: mixed reality to transform collaboration Microsoft CEO: mixed reality to transform collaboration
- September 27, 2017

Quantum computing is still in its infancy but has the potential to result in machines that can calculate thousands, perhaps even millions of times faster than the current generation. One could say that it's the rise of technology which has actually created a technology elite, and what Universal Basic Income (UBI) advocate Guy Standing calls the "precariat", a class of citizens who are disenfranchised due to increasing instability. (more...)
Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS) Stake Lessened by Nationwide Fund Advisors
- September 27, 2017

Alliance Data Systems Corp now has $12.05B valuation. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has risen 14.47% since September 25, 2016 and is uptrending. Alliance Data Systems Corporation's payout ratio is 23.69%. The company was initiated on Tuesday, April 26 by Susquehanna. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, September 1 by Wedbush. (more...)
Twitter to test longer tweets to drive engagement Twitter to test longer tweets to drive engagement
- September 27, 2017

Twitter is contemplating allowing users to use twice its current maximum characters for tweets, and will be testing the practice to see if it changes users' tweeting habits. A higher character limit was inspired by how people use Twitter when writing in Chinese, Japanese and Korean, the company said. In the hope that it will encourage more people to post, Twitter is doubling the number of characters that some users get for a tweet. (more...)
National Football League officiating experts agree Von Miller should not have been penalized National Football League officiating experts agree Von Miller should not have been penalized
- September 27, 2017

Miller offered his hand to a downed Taylor. The award goes to whichever ref on Carl Cheffers' crew made a decision to flag Von Miller for this very amusing move he pulled on Bills QB Tyrod Taylor near the end of Denver's loss in Buffalo... (more...)
Wisconsin voter ID law deterred almost 17000 from voting Wisconsin voter ID law deterred almost 17000 from voting
- September 27, 2017

Mayer explained to the New York Times that his study does not claim that the voter ID laws in Wisconsin actually swung the election in Donald Trump's favor, but he would not rule it out either. In total, the 11.2 percent figure corresponds to 16,801 people in the two surveyed counties, though the study notes that, given the confidence level of the prediction, the number could be as high as 23,252. (more...)
Panasonic launches Eluga I4 with AI Assistance in India Panasonic launches Eluga I4 with AI Assistance in India
- September 27, 2017

After launching the Panasonic Eluga Ray 500 and Eluga 700 smartphones last week , the company today announced the Panasonic Eluga I4 with mediocre specifications and not-so mediocre price tag. The device comes with a full metal body and features a 5 MP camera on the front panel along with an 8 MP rear camera with LED flash. It also has a front-mounted fingerprint scanner. (more...)
Investors Spotlight: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV)
- September 26, 2017

Analysts recommendation for Live Nation Entertainment, Inc . It's now trading about -24.32% below its 52-week high. Smith Lucinda B also sold $320,000 worth of AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) on Friday, May 5. 503,250 are held by Nationwide Fund Advsr. 10,827 were reported by Lombard Odier Asset (Switzerland). Its up 0.34, from 1.09 in 2017Q1. When selecting a security for investment, traders look at its historical volatility to help determine the relative risk of a potential trade. (more...)
Nigeria's coach Gernot Rohr names 23-man squad to face against Zambia Nigeria's coach Gernot Rohr names 23-man squad to face against Zambia
- September 26, 2017

Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah); Ayodele Ajiboye (Plateau United FC). Defenders Leon Balogun, Abdullahi Shehu, William Ekong and Elderson Echiejile also made the list, while midfielders Wilfred Ndidi, Ogenyi Onazi and Oghenekaro Etebo were also included. (more...)
Wisconsin man who sent manifesto to Trump found guilty of gun charges Wisconsin man who sent manifesto to Trump found guilty of gun charges
- September 26, 2017

Jakubowski is guilty of stealing firearms from a federally licensed dealer, Armageddon Supplies of Janesville, on April 4. Jurors have found Joseph Jakubowski guilty of two felony firearm charges. Testimony in the Jakubowski trial included descriptions of the Janesville man's arrest after a nationwide manhunt. NBC-affiliate WEAU reports that jurors were selected to hear the case Monday, and Jakubowski was the only witness who testified in his defense. (more...)
No Robotic Spider in Spyder No Robotic Spider in Spyder
- September 26, 2017

An out and out family film by AR Murugadoss with Santosh Sivan behind the camera has been released without any cuts with a Universal certification and surprisingly with no cigarette/alcohol warnings either. This is the first time that we are going to see this duo on screen. Rakul Preet Singh made her debut with Arun Vijay's Thadaiyara Thaaka. Mahesh Babu is the kind of actor who is known to be quiet but his films have an explosion impact. (more...)
Justin Bieber parodies Niall Horan's debut album artwork Justin Bieber parodies Niall Horan's debut album artwork
- September 26, 2017

It ended: "May Susan Rest in Peace". She was married to Niall's uncle Paddy, who is his father Bobby's brother. Justin Bieber recently took to Instagram to have a bit of fun with the solo singer's new album art concept. In the video, the Baby singer asks the Mullingar man: " Let me see that mug of yours! ". 'Until it's flawless I don't want anyone coming near it. (more...)
SteelSeries launches affordable Rival 110 gaming mouse with TrueMove1 sensor SteelSeries launches affordable Rival 110 gaming mouse with TrueMove1 sensor
- September 26, 2017

The Rival 110 is also an ambidextrous mouse, making its overall design more similar to the Sensei 310 than its namesake Rival 310 . The little brother to the Rival 310 and Sensei 310 , the Rival 110 is nonetheless similarly equipped, although its CPI and IPS counts are lower-7,200 versus 12,000CPI and 240 versus 350IPS, respectively. (more...)
Street Fighter V gets new skins and an arena today Street Fighter V gets new skins and an arena today
- September 26, 2017

The stage that will be featured is Cammy's English Manor from Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo. It takes place on the bridge of an old English castle, with the Northern Lights shining in the background. Urien's costume is a victor, seeing him dress us as Street Fighter 3 boss Gill. Chun-Li is likewise receiving a trio of new costumes. Rounding out the new batch of outfits are five Halloween-inspired costumes for Dhalsim, M. (more...)
LG launches Google Assistant integration on home appliances LG launches Google Assistant integration on home appliances
- September 26, 2017

To setup LG appliances to work with Google Assistant, the consumers will have to use the LG SmartThinQ app. Voice commands can include checking the remaining time on a wash cycle, asking the fridge to make ice, turning off the oven or setting the temperature on an air conditioner. (more...)
Instagram Users Can Now Control Who Comments On Posts Instagram Users Can Now Control Who Comments On Posts
- September 26, 2017

Instagram's new 16.0 version, which comes with bug fixes and performance improvements, is now available for download. This update is part of Instagram's ongoing effort to make its platform a happier, healthier, and generally more positive place. (more...)
Golf Story Swinging To Nintendo Switch This Week Golf Story Swinging To Nintendo Switch This Week
- September 26, 2017

In Europe, the eShop says it will be released on September 28, 2017. The European Switch eShop now shows Golf Story's release date as this Thursday, September 28th, alongside the rest of the week's eShop update. Golf Story has an MSRP of $14.99 and is developed and published by SideBar Games, a new studio with no previous releases to its name. Now, with this sweet aesthetic, story, and secretive nature, I'm ready to fully embrace Golf Story . (more...)
BMW produces giant wireless charging pad for your vehicle BMW produces giant wireless charging pad for your vehicle
- September 26, 2017

The wireless auto charger will be launched by BMW in early 2018, but sales will be limited to owners of the aforementioned 5-Series hybrid for now. BWM explains in a video that you can easily roll over their ground pad guided by blue lines on the cars display panel. (more...)
Blue Origin signs up third customer for New Glenn
- September 26, 2017

New Glenn is expected to make its first test launches before 2020, and then move on to serving customers. "We want to deliver equitable access to communication services for all and improve quality of life on Earth". Blue Origin's New Glenn rocket factory is now under construction in Florida, with workers due to start moving in by the end of the year. The agreement marks the first-time Blue Origin has partnered with an Asian launch customer. (more...)
Personalised streaming news added to Plex Personalised streaming news added to Plex
- September 26, 2017

Working with over 190 partners, Plex News is tailored to suit individual users, taking into account which stories they watch and which they skip. In a blog post, Plex wrote: "There's so much unbelievable media available today that you'd be forgiven for taking in an entire season of Game of Thrones or the whole Marvel cinematic universe (once you figure out the order) without coming up for air". (more...)
Russia Threatens to Shut Facebook Over Local Data Storage Laws Russia Threatens to Shut Facebook Over Local Data Storage Laws
- September 26, 2017

The head of Russia's telecom and IT watchdog Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov said, "Law is mandatory for everyone and that's why there is no doubt that in any case we will either ensure that the law is implemented or the company will stop operations in Russian Federation, what was unfortunately the case with LinkedIn". (more...)
Russia Threatens To Shut Down Facebook Russia Threatens To Shut Down Facebook
- September 26, 2017

That will happen for sure in 2018", Zharov said. "There are no exceptions here", head of Roskomnadzor telecoms watchdog Alexander Zharov said on Tuesday. "We will insist on Facebook's compliance with Law No. 242. We understand that this is not a unique service and there are other social networks". Some have criticized Russia's law on data storage, saying it is meant to force foreign companies to hand over user information to authorities. (more...)
Toshiba's $18 Billion Chip Deal Delayed Because Apple Hasn't Agreed to Terms Toshiba's $18 Billion Chip Deal Delayed Because Apple Hasn't Agreed to Terms
- September 26, 2017

It is not clear whether Toshiba is still open to negotiating with other groups, particularly since it has been trying to distance itself from Western Digital, which said on Wednesday that it plans to move forward with arbitration. A final ruling isn't expected until at least 2019. For Toshiba, a signed deal would come not a moment too soon as it needs to raise billions of dollars to cover liabilities arising from its now-bankrupt United States nuclear unit Westinghouse before the end of the ... (more...)
Oppo F3 Diwali Limited Edition 'Red' launched for Rs. 18990 Oppo F3 Diwali Limited Edition 'Red' launched for Rs. 18990
- September 26, 2017

Last year, Oppo launched Oppo F1s Diwali Edition with celebrity signatures printed on the back . The Oppo F3 Diwali Red Edition comes with a tag of Rs.18,990. The original Oppo F3 variant is priced Rs. 1,000 higher than the price of this limited edition model, which makes it a deal. The big highlight is same dual 16MP+8MP front-facing with 120-degree wide-angle lens. (more...)
Carnival Corporation (CCL) Downgraded by Credit Suisse Group to Carnival Corporation (CCL) Downgraded by Credit Suisse Group to "Neutral"
- September 26, 2017

Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of CCL. Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd purchased a new stake in Carnival Corp in the 1st quarter worth approximately $138,000. This was up from $5.10 billion a year ago. (LON:CCL) (NYSE:CCL) saw its shares rise today after the cruises operator reported above-forecast third quarter earnings and revenue, as it detailed expectations for a fourth quarter EPS hit from the recent Caribbean hurricanes and Mexican quake. (more...)