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  • The year Vin Scully was unhappy about reduced role on network television coverage of World Series

    10/25/2016 7:43:25 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 11 replies
    Awful Announcing ^ | October 24, 2016 | David J. Halberstam
    Full title: The year Vin Scully was unhappy about his reduced role on network television coverage of the World Series In the early years of network television, the participating World Series teams each nominated one of their announcers to broadcast the games on NBC. The two men would usually split the play-by-play. This practice gave national viewers the opportunity each year to sample legendary local voices like Russ Hodges, Mel Allen, Red Barber, Bob Prince, Jack Brickhouse, and Harry Caray. With this setup in place, Vin Scully correctly assumed that he would announce the World Series on network television in...
  • Apple beats Street, services revenue grows 24% to all-time quarterly record of $6.3 billion

    10/25/2016 2:17:21 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 36 replies
    Mac Daily News ^ | October 25, 2016: 2:00 PM
    Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter ended September 24, 2016. The company posted quarterly revenue of $46.9 billion and quarterly net income of $9 billion, or $1.67 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $51.5 billion and net income of $11.1 billion, or $1.96 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 38 percent compared to 39.9 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 62 percent of the quarter’s revenue.“Our strong September quarter results cap a very successful fiscal 2016 for Apple,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, in a...
  • Apple leaks new MacBook Pro with touch strip

    10/25/2016 2:08:16 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 15 replies
    The Verge ^ | October 25, 2016: 3:23 PM | by Jacob Kastrenakes
    Including Touch ID and a MacBook-style keyboard Apple is widely expected to unveil a redesigned MacBook Pro atan event on Thursday, but it looks like it may have let a couple images slip out early.MacRumors spotted a pair of images hidden inside yesterday's update to macOS Sierra, both of which show a new MacBook Pro, a touch panel above its keyboard, and a fingerprint reader.The images show a narrower MacBook Pro with slimmer bezels around both the keys and screen. The keys all look to be flatter, likely adopting the same slim format used on the MacBook. Otherwise, the design...
  • French Politician Sparks National Outrage After Underestimating Cost of Pain au Chocolat

    10/25/2016 12:14:36 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Global News ^ | 10/25 | Nicole Bogart
    With all the political ire going on in the United States, its sometimes good to put things in perspective. French presidential candidate Jean-Francois Cop has sparked outrage on Twitter after wildly underestimating the cost of a pain au chocolat pastry. For those who dont know, the sweet chocolate-filled croissants are somewhat of a national treasure and a staple of any French bakery. The political upheaval began Monday during a radio interview with Europe 1, when Cop was asked if he knew the price of the famous French pastry. I have no clue, I have no idea maybe 10 to...
  • Soros-connected Vote-counting Firm Expands in U.S.

    10/25/2016 11:47:56 AM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 12 replies
    thenewamerican ^ | 10/12/13 | Joe Wolverton, II
    A Spanish vote-tabulation firm with ties to billionaire globalist George Soros is purchasing software to give it greater power over the voting in U.S. elections. In a press release under a Barcelona and Tampa, Florida dateline, Scytl announced: Scytl's end-to-end election modernization solution covers the full election cycle (Pre-election, Election Day and Post-election), providing electoral bodies the most secure, transparent, auditable and accessible solution in the marketplace and allows Scytl to offer personalized election modernization roadmaps to their customers combining both traditional and online voting solutions as needed. In order to consolidate such beginning-to-end control, Scytl has purchased software from...
  • Noisy neighbor - gas station TV and music

    10/25/2016 11:39:45 AM PDT · by heartwood · 96 replies
    10/25/16 | Self
    My brother lives on a residential block zoned commercial. On the next block is a gas station that has just installed tvs next to the pumps and started playing music 6 am to 10 pm "to attract customers." It's cranked up LOUD about 150 ft from his house. He works at home and spends a lot of time working on his house and yard and the noise is making him miserable. He's spoken to the gas station owners, no luck, and to the town - no noise ordinances in commercial zones. Any suggestions? I've never seen gas pump TVs. Is...
  • Big tech-media mergers raise fresh privacy concerns

    10/25/2016 9:57:30 AM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 3 replies ^ | 10/25/16 | Rob Lever
    They know how you browse the internet, your favorite TV shows and where you shop and travel. Data collected by internet and media companies is a powerful tool, and the big mergers planned by AT&T with Time Warner and Verizon with Yahoo offer those firms more data that can be used to target consumers with content and advertising. Privacy advocates say the prospect of firms using all that online and offline data without safeguards could be alarming. (emphasis mine ) "Twenty-first century media is all about the ability to gather information on a single individual regardless of where they arewhether...
  • Liar Liar Pants On Fire Hillary Song

    10/25/2016 6:48:46 AM PDT · by fella · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 28 Aug 2016 | Devon Wisper
    Liar Liar Pants On Fire Hillary Song
  • Homeland security looks at Internet of Things

    10/25/2016 6:47:16 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 22 replies ^ | 25 October 2016 | Nick Farrell
    The lightbulbs are revolting The Obama administration has ordered Homeland Security to come up with a cunning plan to make the Internet of Things devices more secure after a huge DoS attack on major websites. Twitter, Spotify, Netflix and dozens of other major websites were taken down by botnets built from compromised Internet of Things devices.Homeland Security said it had held a conference call with 18 major communication service providers shortly after the attack began and was working to develop a new set of strategic principles for securing internet-connected devices.DHS said its National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Centre was working...
  • Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14951 for Mobile and PC (Fast Ring Insiders)

    10/24/2016 10:12:52 PM PDT · by dayglored · 29 replies
    Windows 10 Blogs ^ | Oct 19, 2015 | Dona Sarkar
    Hello Windows Insiders! Today we are excited to be releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14951 for Mobile and PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. Whats new in Build 14951 Refining the customization experience for precision touchpad (PC) Windows Ink Improvements (PC) We are also introducing Stencils [ADDED] Inking in Photos Simplified, more familiar camera interface (PC & Mobile) Simplifying your developer experience (PC) Narrator improvements Windows Subsystem for Linux: Official Ubuntu 16.04 support Windows / WSL interoperability Other improvements and fixes for Mobile (list) Other improvements and fixes for PC (long list) Known issues for Mobile Known...
  • Apple releases macOS Sierra 10.12.1

    10/24/2016 5:26:54 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 12 replies
    MacDailyNews ^ | October 24, 2016
    Apple today released macOS Sierra 10.12.1 which improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, and is recommended for all users. This update: • Adds an automatic smart album in Photos for Depth Effect images taken on iPhone 7 Plus. • Improves the compatibility of Microsoft Office when using iCloud Desktop and Documents. • Fixes an issue that may prevent Mail from updating when using a Microsoft Exchange account. • Fixes an issue that caused text to sometimes paste incorrectly when using Universal Clipboard. • Improves reliability of Auto Unlock with Apple Watch. • Improves security and stability in Safari. • Fixes an issue that may...
  • Apple releases iOS 10.1

    10/24/2016 5:08:33 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 22 replies
    MacDailyNews ^ | October 24, 2016
    Apple today released iOS 10.1 which includes Portrait Camera for iPhone 7 Plus (beta), transit directions for Japan, stability improvements and bug fixes. iOS 10.1 introduces new features and improvements including:Camera and Photos • Introduces Portrait Camera for iPhone 7 Plus that creates a depth effect that keeps your subject sharp while creating a beautifully blurred background (beta) • People names in the Photos app are saved in iCloud backups • Improved the display of wide color gamut photos in the grid views of the Photos app • Fixes an issue where opening the Camera app would show a blurred...
  • USGS: Oklahoma quake likely caused by wastewater disposal [anti-fracking barf]

    10/24/2016 3:30:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 24, 2016 5:06 PM EDT
    The third-largest earthquake in Oklahoma was likely triggered by underground disposal of wastewater from oil and natural gas production, the U.S. Geological Survey found in a report issued Monday. The magnitude 5.1 quake that struck northwest of Fairview in February was likely induced by distant disposal wells, the agency said. The USGS report indicated that in the area around where the Fairview quake occurred, the volume of fluid injected had increased sevenfold over three years.
  • What Law Will Ma Clinton Break Tomorrow?

    10/24/2016 2:18:17 PM PDT · by blueunicorn6 · 11 replies
    blueunicorn6 | 10/24/2016 | blueunicorn6
    Every day, we read about another crime committed by Ma Clinton. What law will she break tomorrow? I'm betting that she will break "The Law Of Diminishing Returns". She is going to lock up permanently and they will take her out by the helipad by the White House and set her there and tie a big orange wind sock onto her so the helicopter pilots will know which way the wind is blowing when they land at the White House. This will be the most value she has ever provided this country and will thus break "The Law Of Diminishing...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! (week of 10-24-16)

    10/24/2016 1:57:07 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 8 replies ^ | 10-24-16 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Chicago Hopenchange: Major hospitals bail on ObamaCare for 2017

    10/24/2016 9:13:06 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 10 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 24, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Old and busted: ObamaCare gives Americans health care! New hotness: ObamaCare gives Americans health care . where they cant get to it. Last week, in President Obamas home town of Chicago, his supporters got a rude surprise. If they buy their health insurance on the ObamaCare exchange, theyd better look in some other city for hospitalization, because they wont get covered in the Windy City: Some of Chicagos largest hospitals said they will not be part of any Cook County Affordable Care Act marketplace plans in 2017. University of Chicago Medical Center and Rush University Medical Center both said they...
  • For Microsoft Windows, it's do or die

    10/23/2016 8:29:45 PM PDT · by dayglored · 70 replies
    Business Insider ^ | )ct 23, 2016 | Matt Weinberger
    Microsoft is set to unveil a bunch of new hardware on Wednesday, with the star attraction likely to be a new Surface PC to compete with Apple's all-in-one iMac.Microsoft is billing this event as the future of Windows 10. That's not surprising: The reason Microsoft got into the Surface business in the first place was to push Windows forward into a touchscreen future, whether PC manufacturers wanted it or not.But we're fast approaching a moment in time where Microsoft is going to have to do more than introduce new kinds of PCs if it wants Windows, first introduced in 1985,...
  • Poacher Kills Deer At Vinita Hunting Facility

    10/23/2016 2:46:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Newson6 ^ | Oct 23, 2016 | Tess Maune
    Hunting season is well underway in Oklahoma, but not everyone is playing by the rules. A commercial hunting facility near Vinita is the latest victim of poachers. "We've worked hard to do what we've done here," said Rusty Cornwell, Trails End Sanctuary owner. Trails End Sanctuary is an Oklahoma hunting outfitter that Rusty Cornwell founded 13 years ago. "We're pretty proud of it," Cornwell said. "It's a pretty special place." It's a place that puts veterans as a priority - giving different groups free hunts each season. "It's a very therapeutic, a lot of times, weekend for them," the owner...
  • Love Avocados? Well, They're Running Out

    10/23/2016 1:01:20 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 49 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Oct 22, 2016 | Candice Nguyen and Jaspreet Kaur
    The import of avocados from Mexico to the U.S. has decreased by more than half this month, according to the San Diego County Farm Bureau If you love avocados, you might want to head to your nearest grocery store and grab some before they run outand this time, the wait might be longer than a few days. NBC 7 confirmed with the San Diego County Farm Bureau on Friday that there is a massive shortage of avocados in the county and nationwide caused by labor strikes in Mexico. Growers and pickers in Mexico are having what officials called a slow...
  • Four YEARS of HilliARRY

    10/22/2016 8:30:48 PM PDT · by Catholic Canadian · 27 replies
    I don't think I could bear it, and I'm not an American. I can't do it, that ungodly voice and snarky sarcastic tone....kill me, please kill me...the bitch is kryptonite to any hetero white male.....
  • Goldman Sachs CEO: Yes, So Flat Out, Yes, I Do Support Hillary Clinton

    10/22/2016 7:35:55 PM PDT · by fuzzylogic · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oct-22-2016 | Charlie Spiering
    Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein confirmed that he supports Hillary Clinton for president, despite his reluctance to endorse a candidate throughout the campaign. Im supportive of Hillary Clinton, Blankfein said, according to a CNN transcript published by Bloomberg. Yes, so flat out, yes, I do.
  • Approved Obamacare Rate Hikes [vanity]

    10/22/2016 4:52:37 PM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 6 replies
  • Breaking: Jean Claude Van Damme endorses a candidate (Trump)

    10/22/2016 3:19:04 PM PDT · by cba123 · 34 replies
    Red State Watcher ^ | 10/23/2016 | Josh LeCash
    Van Damme loves America and he loves Donald Trump.
  • Mirai-based DDoS attack highlights benefits of Apple's secure HomeKit platform

    10/22/2016 1:02:41 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 14 replies
    Appleinsider ^ | October 21, 2016 | By Mikey Campbell
    A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that on Friday severely impacted internet access for many U.S. web denizens was found to be in part enabled by a botnet targeting unprotected "Internet of Things" devices. For Apple, the revelation vindicates a controversial walled garden approach to IoT borne out through the HomeKit protocol. As detailed yesterday, unknown hackers set their sights on Dyn, an internet management company that provides DNS services to many major web entities. A series of repeated attacks caused websites including The Verge, Imgur and Reddit, as well as services like HBO Now, and PayPal, to see...
  • Americas hidden crisis: Men not at work (Barf alert!)

    10/22/2016 6:08:37 AM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 30 replies (Canada) | 15OCT2016 | Margaret Wente
    I think we can all let our breath out now. Donald Trump is finished. Hillary Clinton will win. A great calamity will be averted. Ms. Clinton probably wont face an immediate financial crisis, as U.S. President Barack Obama did in 2008. The United States biggest problem at the moment is more insidious. Millions of able-bodied men have dropped out of society out of working life, of civic life, of family life. Many of these men belong to the Trumpenproletariat. How to re-engage them may be the biggest domestic challenge the country faces. Political economist Nicholas Eberstadt calls these men...
  • Samsung 'blocks' exploding Note 7 parody videos

    10/22/2016 12:42:12 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 9 replies
    BBC ^ | 21 October 2016
    Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in Grand Theft AutoImage copyrightYOUTUBE.COM/OLLI43 Samsung appears to have filed copyright claims against YouTube videos mocking its recalled Galaxy Note 7 handset. Many gamers have showcased a modification to video game Grand Theft Auto V, in which sticky bombs were switched with exploding Samsung phones. But some have reported that their videos have been blocked on YouTube following a copyright complaint. Samsung has not yet responded to repeated BBC requests for comment. Critics have warned that trying to remove gamers' videos will only draw more attention to them.
  • SF Company Created a Bike Lock That Makes Thieves Vomit

    10/22/2016 12:06:52 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    San Fracisco Chronicle ^ | Friday, October 21, 2016 | Amy Graff
    Bike thieves be wary. A pair of San Francisco entrepreneurs are developing a way to stop youand you'll probably think it really stinks. Daniel Idzkowski and Yves Perrenoud created a steel U-lock called the SkunkLock that emits a noxious, vomit-inducing odor into the face of the person attempting to cut it. The acids in the pressurized formula are food-grade, sharing the same properties as those found in fowl-smelling Swedish fermented herring. Inhalation won't cause permanent harm but it does lead 99 percent of people to throw up uncontrollably. As your angle grinder just starts to break through the lock's steel,...
  • 2nd Fire in Apple iPhone 7 Threatens Mass Recall

    10/21/2016 6:37:09 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 85 replies
    Associated Press through Breitbart News ^ | 21 Oct 2016 | by CHRISS W. STREET
    (Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press) Another newly shipped Apple iPhone 7 caught fire and destroyed a car in what looks similar to the same type of battery fires that forced a worldwide recall of all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units. Australian surfing instructor Mat Jones says that he left his week-old iPhone 7 covered by a pair of pants in his car while he went out to give a lesson. When Jones came back from surfing, he immediately noticed that all the windows of his car were blacked-out. As Jones opened the cars door, he was hit by...
  • Check out this new vending machine that dispenses cats

    10/20/2016 9:35:05 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 36 replies ^ | 10-19-16 | circa
    WATCH | This vending machine company hopes to reduce the feral cat population by making cat adoptions available 24/7.
  • Watch a robot sew a shirt from start to finish

    10/20/2016 6:03:05 PM PDT · by cba123 · 23 replies
    Sewbo, a robotic sewing arm, is part of an automated system that can manufacture clothing without any human labor.
  • Apple complains Amazon's US site is selling fake products (filing suit against seller)

    10/20/2016 5:09:44 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 23 replies
    BBC ^ | October 20, 2016
    Image copyright Apple Image caption Apple said this wall charger and other goods were fakes despite being advertised as an "original Apple" items Apple has complained of a "flood" of counterfeit goods masquerading as its products being sold on claim relates to items sold via Amazon's "fulfilment" scheme, whereby third parties list their goods on the retail giant's site, store their inventory in its warehouses and rely on it for deliveries.Apple warns the alleged fakes are potentially life-threatening.But it is suing one of the vendors rather than Amazon itself.The defendant, New York-based Mobile Star LLC, could not be reached...
  • Denizens of the Rino Netherworld

    10/20/2016 4:15:29 PM PDT · by Be Careful · 23 replies
    The Rino Netherworld........a place where to go when no one else in America wants you.....Who are the current dwellers? Paul Ryan, Bill Kristol, Mitt Romney, most of Fox News...I think it is a good idea to compile a list so we can send it around in order to boycott these sleazy denizens. Who do you think should be consigned to the Rino Netherworld?
  • iPhone 7 Plus: A Tale of Two Personalities

    10/20/2016 1:09:37 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 22 replies
    Cellular Insights ^ | October 20, 2016
    Like clockwork, every September the entire tech world gets excited for the newest Apple device. The combination of a premium build, unmatched system performance, and tightly integrated software and services delivers whats considered to be the gold standard in smartphone user experience. Over the past five years, Apples modem supplier was Qualcomm, but this year, Apple has taken a different approach with the decision to source two instead of one baseband chipset suppliers: Qualcomm and Intel. This created two distinct RF SKUs, one limited to GSM/WCDMA/LTE support (A1778, A1784), powered by Intels modem, and one with GSM/CDMA/WCDMA/TD-SCDMA/LTE support (A1660,...
  • Debate over: IBM confirms that Macs are $535 less expensive than PCs

    10/20/2016 12:42:26 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 86 replies
    Jamf Conference ^ | October 19, 2016 | By Jeni Asaba
    Attendees arrived early to the Guthrie this morning to claim seats for the most anticipated session at the Jamf Nation User Conference (JNUC). And they weren’t disappointed. In a passionate presentation from industry leaders in enterprise, education and healthcare, attendees learned how they too can achieve unprecedented success in their own environments. User choice at IBM Fletcher Previn, VP of Workplace as a Service at IBM, started the discussion by sharing what they’ve done to transform company culture for the 400,000+ employees who span across IBM’s 2,800 locations. It started with user choice. In 2015, IBM let their employees...
  • Apple Magic Toolbar Trademark Exclusive New Macbook Details

    10/20/2016 12:06:43 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 7 replies
    The TradeMark Ninja ^ | October 20, 2016 | by Trademark Ninja
    Apple Magic Toolbar So, about that “Apple Magic Toolbar eh?” First things first, yes the rumour that there would be some sort of bar to replace the function keys has been around a long time, and there’s some great mock-ups of what it might look like. I know that.That being said, whether it was 100% going to be a feature, and what it would be called, well that’s more uncertain.Now, of all my predictions (see more on the right hand toolbar) this is the biggest gamble so far.This trademark is NOT in the applied for or registered in the name...
  • Government Destroys National Central Banks to Build Global One

    10/20/2016 10:42:53 AM PDT · by B4Ranch · 5 replies
    STAFF NEWS & ANALYSIS Government Destroys National Central Banks to Build Global One By Daily Bell Staff - October 19, 2016 Mess With Central-Bank Independence at Your Peril There are worrying signs that, against the current backdrop of record-low interest rates, politicians are tempted to start meddling. -Bloomberg The idea of nationalizing banks is probably part of a continued strategy to destroy local and regional central banks in favor of one that is worldwide. It is surely true that the indefensible nature of central banking is even more obvious when politicians are in control. The essential nature of central...

    10/19/2016 11:50:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    OCTOBER 17, 2016 | David Sax
    THE REAL SOYLENT SICKNESS (New Yorker is link only)
  • Its official: Apple sends invitations for hello again event on October 27th (New Macs?)

    10/19/2016 10:23:43 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 53 replies
    MacDailyNews ^ | October 19, 2016
    As expected, Apple just sent out invites for an event in Cupertino next week on October 27th,” Nilay Patel reports for The Verge. “The tagline on the invite, ‘hello again,’ is a clear reference to the Mac, which was originally introduced with the word ‘hello'” in 1984,” Patel reports. “The event will be streamed live starting at 10AM PT / 1PM ET.”“The rumors suggest the new MacBook Pro will have an OLED touch control bar above the keyboard that will dynamically display different function keys,” Patel reports. ” There are also reports that Apple will move to an all-USB-C port...
  • Do Not Trust Any Polls - October Surprise Thread #2

    10/18/2016 8:27:31 PM PDT · by 1-Eagle · 41 replies
    The Vanity Post | 18 October 2016 | 1Eagle
    In 1996, The Clintons used Polls as Propaganda to suppress the Dole/Kemp Campaign. Imagine trying to get donations, recruit volunteers, or attract people to your rallies if your team has been behind in the polls by as much as 27% all summer, and those polls have been pounded into your brain 24/7. Thats what happened to Dole/Kemp. Take a look at the poll averages for 1996 here:1996 Polling on wikipedia This example of polls being used as propaganda is instructive. Notice how Clinton is said to be leading by as much as 27% during one week! Yet on election day...
  • The special features that enable Apple to remove security tethers from demo devices

    10/18/2016 10:30:14 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 3 replies
    9 to 5 Mac ^ | October 17, 2016 | By Ben Lovejoy
    I suggested last week that Apple’s apparent move to remove security tethers from demo devices in its retail stores likely wasn’t too risky thanks to a range of hidden security measures, and we’ve been hearing a little detail on how some of these work.Apple has long had special OS images for demo devices. You can’t, for example, set a passcode on a iOS device and then lock it, and Macs revert to their original state after a reboot.Apple regularly tweaks these images. For example, at one time you could go into Safari and change the homepage to any site you liked; there’s...
  • Hillary Clinton, Plantronics, And Normal People Laws

    10/18/2016 10:25:56 AM PDT · by K Street Eyes · 2 replies ^ | October 17, 2016 | FreedomLover1776
    Posted at 10:48 am on October 17, 2016 by freedomlover1776 Share On Facebook Share On Twitter The Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution, ratified in 1868, enshrined the right of every American to equal protection under the law. But since that time, scholars have wrestled with a key deficiency in its text -- namely, it does not address how some people are more equal than others. Consider the cases of Hillary Clinton and Plantronics, a California-based electronics company that recently found itself on the business end of a $3 million court-ordered fine for illegally deleting emails.
  • Apple Releases iOS 10.0.3 for iPhone 7 With Cellular Connectivity Bug Fix

    10/18/2016 10:13:25 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 7 replies
    MacRumors ^ | October 17, 2016 | by Juli Clover
    Monday October 17, 2016 10:02 am PDT by Juli Clover Apple today released the second official update to the iOS 10 operating system, nearly one month after releasing iOS 10.0.2 and a month and a half after providing the new iOS 10 operating system to the public. iOS 10.0.3 comes ahead of iOS 10.1, a more significant update that brings a Portrait mode depth-of-field effect to the iPhone 7 Plus. iOS 10.0.3 can be downloaded as an over-the-air update on all iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices. Today's update includes a fix for a bug that could cause issues...
  • Horror Stories From the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Flight Ban

    10/18/2016 9:58:42 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 6 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | October 17, 2016, 9:45 am | By Rhett Jones
    On Saturday the federal flight ban on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones went into effect in the United States. We asked our readers how this was working out around the globe and from the replies weve received, its safe to say that, so far, this sucks. The Transportation Departments decision to ban the Note 7 from all flights came just days after Samsung announced that it was killing the phone for good. That short window left little time for the manufacturer, wireless carriers, and airlines to present a plan for consumersand its unclear if anyone even has one. So far,...
  • New FBI release on Clinton email probe refers to 'SHADOW GOVERNMENT'

    10/17/2016 3:15:54 PM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 32 replies
    cnbc ^ | 10/17/16 | Everett Rosenfeld
    A new trove of interview summaries and notes from the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails lays out a series of allegations that could prove fodder for future attacks on the Democratic presidential nominee. The 100 pages, released Monday morning, include claims that Clinton "blatantly" disregarded protocol. Other claims include that a group of powerful State Department employees attempted to coordinate a document release, and that a department official asked for a "quid pro quo" related to the former secretary of state's emails.
  • Re: OKeefe Video: Do Injured Police Have a Civil/Criminal Case Against Clinton/DNC/Soros?

    10/17/2016 3:01:19 PM PDT · by Be Careful · 18 replies
    Actually, that question applies to anyone that was hurt at a Trump Rally.
  • Illegal immigration surged 23 percent over last year

    10/17/2016 11:16:02 AM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 3 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | 10/17/16 | Stephen Dinan
    The southwest border has cracked open over the last year as illegal immigrants into the U.S. spiked some 23 percent, according to the latest Homeland Security numbers released Monday. Nearly 409,000 illegal immigrants were nabbed at the border in fiscal 2016 up from about 331,000 a year earlier and Homeland Security officials say the increased arrests also means an increase in the number that are sneaking by them. Worse yet, the number of illegal immigrants traveling as families, fleeing rough conditions in Central America and enticed by the promise of lax enforcement in the U.S., reached a record...
  • Drone Guidlines

    10/17/2016 9:22:10 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 4 replies
    BIG BROTHER ^ | July 2016 | FAA
  • Orbital ATK Delays Antares Rocket Launch 24 Hours Due to Glitch

    10/16/2016 8:09:00 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 2 replies ^ | October 16, 2016 02:49pm ET | Hanneke Weitering,
    The long-awaited launch of an Orbital ATK Antares rocket carrying cargo to the International Space Station today has been delayed until Monday, a 24-hour slip, due to a glitch with ground support equipment, NASA officials said Sunday (Oct. 16). Antares is now scheduled to launch Monday (Oct. 17) at 7:40 p.m. EDT (2340 GMT) from Pad-0A at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility here. "Today's launch of Orbital ATKs Antares rocket is postponed 24 hours due to a ground support equipment (GSE) cable that did not perform as expected during the pre-launch check out," Keith Koehler, a...
  • WikiLeaks Releases Batch #9 CNN Dares The Sons of Liberty To Read Them(breathtaking arrogance)

    10/16/2016 6:26:28 PM PDT · by lafroste · 78 replies
    Conservative tree house ^ | 10/16/2016 | Sundance
    Today WikiLeaks released another batch of emails from the account of Hillary and Bill Clintons long time political fixer John Podesta. SEE HERE However, an apoplectic CNN is increasingly alarmed the U.S. electorate would be reading the raw material and making up their own mind. According to Clinton News Nework pundit Chris Cuomo: All your news are belong to us.: its illegal to possess, ah, these stolen documents, its different for the media. So everything you are learning about this, you are learning from us.
  • New Season of Gold Rush kicked off Friday Night

    10/15/2016 3:09:54 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 30 replies
    Ed's head ^ | 10/15/16 | Eddie01
    Thread for Gold Rush fans