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Verizon Concludes Yahoo Takeover
- June 26, 2017

Telecom giant Verizon Communications said Tuesday it has completed its acquisition of the operating business of Yahoo for almost $4.48 billion, with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer choosing to resign. Mayer's tenure at Yahoo was tumultuous, and some would argue that she never lived up to the hype that accompanied her after her successful stint at Google. (more...)
Invasive carp found near Lake Michigan Invasive carp found near Lake Michigan
- June 26, 2017

The June 22 capture of the silver carp - one of two invasive species collectively known as Asian carp - below the T.J. A battery of tests on that fish is planned to determine where it came from. Bipartisan legislation cosponsored by 31 representatives and 7 senators this week would compel the Trump Administration to release a study with guidance on how to prevent Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. (more...)
Disneyland devotee visits park for 2000 days in a row Disneyland devotee visits park for 2000 days in a row
- June 26, 2017

Reitz said he's already experienced the ride more than a dozen times. The Air Force veteran now works at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System and makes time to visit the park daily. I'm going to go have some fun, I'm looking forward to hitting the teacups, the Matterhorn, definitely going over and riding Guardians of the Galaxy Mission Breakout. (more...)
Xbox One X vs. PS4 Pro Specs, Features Xbox One X vs. PS4 Pro Specs, Features
- June 26, 2017

But let's have a look at the differences between the two. Indeed. Much of the money that any platform holder makes is from software sales (that's why console games are more expensive than their counterparts on PC), and with Xbox One X this will be no different. (more...)
Terrifying moment plane cabin violently shakes after EXPLOSION heard by passengers
- June 26, 2017

Many even described it as shaking like a washing machine. Stevens and friend Mitch Jamieson were on their way to Myanmar for a holiday. Rahim said the whole plane began shaking "like a washing machine". "Of course we were a bit anxious but at the end of the day ... we safely landed". The passengers were asked by the Pilot to pray twice and they were advised to the brace position. (more...)
Get ready for the 2017 BET Awards
- June 26, 2017

Between her comedic chops, a list of famous faces being honored, fashion trendsetters and musical talent, the 2017 BET awards will be must watch TV. Solange , Migos and Big Sean are also nominated for video of the year . Other strong competition Sunday include best female hip hop artist , where rivals Nicki Minaj and Remy Ma will go head-to-head. (more...)
Google is going to stop scanning your Gmail for ad personalisation Google is going to stop scanning your Gmail for ad personalisation
- June 26, 2017

Google will continue to scan Gmail to screen for potential spam or phishing attacks. This naturally prompted privacy and security concerns amongst its many users. The tech giant said it would stop the ad-driven scanning of Gmail later this year. Google says it's changing course so its free Gmail service operates more like the subscription version that it has sold to more than 3 million companies. (more...)
Five dead after being electrocuted at Turkey water park Five dead after being electrocuted at Turkey water park
- June 25, 2017

All five were rushed to Akyaz─▒ State Hospital, but could not be saved. Local media also suggest two others were hurt after touching metal railings near the pool. Police discovered that the park lacks a residual current breaker, which is often used to shut down power in order to prevent electrical shocks. The pair were electrocuted when they jumped into the pool after noticing three children had suffered shocks in the water. (more...)
Donald Trump dismays, angers allies by abandoning Paris climate pact Donald Trump dismays, angers allies by abandoning Paris climate pact
- June 25, 2017

Although the emissions from gas plants can be reduced by up to 90% with Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), this is not sufficient for full decarbonisation. The coalition is committed to upholding the Paris Climate Agreement . Under Cuomo's leadership, NY has become a national and global leader in the battle against climate change . (more...)
Clippers' Blake Griffin, Chris Paul decide to become free agents
- June 25, 2017

The Clippers never made it out of the second round in any of those six seasons, and lost in the first round each of the last two years. There have been reports that Paul will visit the San Antonio Spurs , Houston Rockets and Denver Nuggets . (more...)
Microsoft confirms some Windows 10 source code has leaked Microsoft confirms some Windows 10 source code has leaked
- June 25, 2017

The leaked source code could offer hackers a chance to play with some of the source code for Windows 10 and try to search for security loopholes in the code. (BetaArchive calls itself "the community for beta collectors" and "one of the webs largest Beta & Abandonware repositories!") The leaked code may date back to March 2017, The Reg said . (more...)
Kohl's Corp. (KSS) hit its 1-Year High price on 12/08/16
- June 25, 2017

Clarivest Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Tillys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $292.00M market cap company. The stock declined 0.16% or $0.03 reaching $18.48 on the news. The average 1-year price target for Kohl's Corporation (KSS ) reveals an average price target of $40.59 per share. The company was downgraded on Monday, August 17 by Vetr . (more...)
Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog
- June 25, 2017

At the competition, held at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in California, the unsightly yet lovable dogs were paraded down a red carpet with the hopes of winning $1,500, a trophy and a trip to NY for media appearances. Numerous contestants were adopted. Monkey, a 6-year-old Brussel Griffon, and Icky, an 8-year-old unknown breed, were both rescued from a hoarding situation. (more...)
Larson Wins Second Consecutive Cup Series Pole at Sonoma Larson Wins Second Consecutive Cup Series Pole at Sonoma
- June 25, 2017

I felt like I gave up enough there I wouldn't have a shot at the pole. In fact, Larson is on an incredible hot streak and, including his sprint vehicle races, has four total wins in the last two weeks. Chris Buescher was ninth and the rest of the final round of qualifying was rounded out by Dale Earnhardt Jr ., Daniel Suarez - a rookie driving the vehicle that Carl Edwards won the pole in past year - and Kevin Harvick. (more...)
Australian Open Super Series: Kidambi Srikanth storms into final Australian Open Super Series: Kidambi Srikanth storms into final
- June 25, 2017

With this win, Srikanth entered his third successive Superseries final. Srikanth bagged a couple of lucky points to extend his supremacy to 14-8, but with time running out, Yuqi showed signs of life by winning the next three points. "Yes, it's a dream performance", Srikanth said. The two shuttlers battled neck and neck till 7-7 before a three-point burst saw the Indian take the lead at 10-7. (more...)
Jaguar teases E-Pace to join F-Pace in SUV range Jaguar teases E-Pace to join F-Pace in SUV range
- June 24, 2017

The E-Pace is not an electric vehicle , that's the I-Pace which Jaguar says will also be online in earnest by next year. "Every Jaguar is created to excite the senses, and we think E-Pace will do just that". The Jaguar F-Pace is getting a smaller, fitter brother. The Jaguar E-Pace will be unveiled on July 13th and USA pricing will start at $38,600. Jaguar will reveal the E-Pace at an event July 13, which will be streamed live online. (more...)
Son killed father with baseball bat, still on the run Son killed father with baseball bat, still on the run
- June 24, 2017

State Police are looking Michael Marchalk of Barnesville, Schuylkill County. Marchalk's mother, Linda Marchalk, Schuylkill County treasurer, found her husband dead inside their home at 21 Pear St., Barnesville.Suspicion was nearly immediately cast on Michael Marchalk, who allegedly drove from the home on Monday in one of the couple's cars. (more...)
Logitech Circle 2 will be compatible with Amazon Echo Show Logitech Circle 2 will be compatible with Amazon Echo Show
- June 24, 2017

Echo Show owners who also own a compatible camera will be able to link their accounts and then simply say "Alexa, show me the nursery", or "Alexa, show me the front door", and Amazon's voice-based virtual assistant will display a live feed on the Echo Show's screen. (more...)
OnePlus slammed for tampering with OnePlus 5 benchmark scores OnePlus slammed for tampering with OnePlus 5 benchmark scores
- June 24, 2017

OnePlus is being accused of cheating after it was discovered that the benchmark test results for the OnePlus 5 were manipulated. OnePlus sent OP5 review units to XDA Developers around ten days ago on an agreement that they weren't allowed to report on the device before the official launch . (more...)
European Space Agency will launch telescope able to discover twin Earths European Space Agency will launch telescope able to discover twin Earths
- June 24, 2017

M. Keck Observatory , and space-based observatories, like Hubble, Spitzer, Kepler, TESS , James Webb Space Telescope, WFIRST and future missions. The spacecraft is going to have 26 telescopes and will join NASA's Kepler observatory as a spacecraft dedicated to finding exoplanets, planets revolving around stars other than our Sun. (more...)

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