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  • Obama bans new oil drilling in Arctic Ocean

    Obama bans new oil drilling in Arctic Ocean

    The 5-year leasing plan (2017-2022) that was announced today does not include the Beaufort and Chukchi Sea because of extensive public input and analysis of the best available scientific data. The administration of President Barack Obama moved Friday to block new leases for oil drilling in the Arctic region, according to the Interior Department, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

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  • Phil Schiller On Removing Physical Keyboard From Mac Devices

    Late last month, the company launched new MacBook Pros that have an OLED Touch Bar that sort-of adds a touch interface to the Mac by way of replacing the existing function row. It is 17% thinner and lighter when compared to the previous model. Apple argues USB-C ports are the future, but it makes living in the now awfully hard.

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  • Notable Runner- Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.'s (ETP)

    Notable Runner- Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.'s (ETP)

    Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. got Upgrade on 8-Nov-16 where investment firm Bernstein Upgrade the stock from Mkt Perform to Outperform. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 8.60% of the company's stock. During the same period past year, the company earned $0.28 EPS. Revenue for the same quarter is predicted to arrive at $9.79B. In case of Revenue Estimates, 5 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.as 9.79 Billion.

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  • Tinder Launches Major Trans-Inclusive Update, Lets Users Choose Gender Identity

    Tinder Launches Major Trans-Inclusive Update, Lets Users Choose Gender Identity

    The CEO says the company retrained its moderators and algorithms to better detect this type of harassment and that the company will now have a "far more aggressive" policy for banning users that violate its harassment policies. Tinder said it was aware transgender individuals were harassed on the app or often "reported" for being trans. Debates over transgender rights have raged throughout the country during the previous year.

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  • Pence Will Finish Out Term As Governor

    Pence Will Finish Out Term As Governor

    The wrath of pro-choice activists is literally piling up on Vice President-elect Mike Pence's doorstep. "They'll be reviewing a number of names", Jason Miller, a transition communication advisor said. He also faced escalating criticism over his appointment of former Breitbart News head Stephen Bannon as chief strategist at the White House. Trump also announced Sunday that Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus will serve as White House chief of staff.

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  • Tinder Launches Trans-Inclusive Update To 'Allow Users To Be Themselves'

    Tinder Launches Trans-Inclusive Update To 'Allow Users To Be Themselves'

    On Tuesday, the - how should I put this gently - social-app-based "dating" company unveiled a big update that includes a revamp of how its users can categorize themselves based on how they view their gender. "Some users would misuse Tinder's reporting options to claim trans people were spammers, and Tinder's reporting system could not clearly differentiate between actual violations and users who just didn't like trans people and were making reports against us".

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  • AT&T will start throttling mobile video streams starting next year

    AT&T will start throttling mobile video streams starting next year

    While AT&T Stream Saver will be activated by default beginning in January 2017, anyone can opt-out by going into the myAT&T app and turning it off. AT&T, on the other hand, stands to gain a lot. "It wouldn't be the first time: "past year, the Federal Communications Commission fined the carrier $100 million for surreptitiously throttling customers on its limited plan, ostensibly for the objective of "[mitigating] network congestion".

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  • Microsoft Selfie comes to Android, available on Play Store for download

    Microsoft Selfie comes to Android, available on Play Store for download

    The Microsoft Selfie app was designed specifically for people who wanted to touch up their pictures without too much hassle or headache figuring out editing programs. The app does as its name suggests - and no, it does not show you Microsoft's selfies, but it allows the users to capture better selfies. In its official description on Apple's App Store , Microsoft Selfie is indicated to intelligently consider "age, gender, skin tone, lighting and many other variables" with just a single ...

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  • Clinton's national lead steady at three points An error occurred

    Clinton's national lead steady at three points An error occurred

    The poll found that more than 6 in 10 voters said the FBI's new review will not impact their vote, while 3 in 10 said it makes them less likely to vote for Clinton. "The movement has been in Trump's favor, +7, while the -3 in Clinton's support is not significant, given the sample size". Almost half of registered voters, 47 per cent, have a "strongly unfavorable" view of Clinton and Trump alike.

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  • Get Paid $650 For Not Using A MacBook, Says Microsoft

    Get Paid $650 For Not Using A MacBook, Says Microsoft

    For example, loading the Safari web browser triggers the Touch Bar to summon a slew of helpful shortcuts, including on-screen buttons to load new tabs, search the page, or refresh the page. According to Value Walk , the new MacBook Pro 2016 is expected to be more expensive than the previous iteration. Considering that the old 13-inch MacBook Air has a worse screen, 128GB of storage and starts at $1000, that's a whole lot of savings.

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  • BlackBerry in software deal with Ford, first with an automaker

    BlackBerry in software deal with Ford, first with an automaker

    The Waterloo, Ont. -based tech company and Ford Motor (F.N) announced a deal on Monday to expand the automaker's use of BlackBerry's QNX auto software, building on a relationship started almost two years ago. The story, titled: "Apple Said To Develop Car Operating System in BlackBerry Country", seemed to hit a nerve with Beard, who called Bloomberg's claim false.

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  • Apple says AirPod shipments to be delayed

    Apple says AirPod shipments to be delayed

    A 3.5mm adapter, however, included with the iPhone 7 solves this problem. Unfortunately, there's no telling how much time Apple needs, or when it'll release the AirPods . People have to either use headphones equipped with a lightning connector plug or pair the phone with a set of wireless headphones (when they actually arrive).

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  • Packers' pass game takes step forward despite loss, injuries

    He was cut on Monday, less than two weeks after Davis arrived in a trade with the Kansas City Chiefs. This time the Falcons drove 75 yards in 11 plays for the victory after the Packers went ahead with just under four minutes left on a 7-yard touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers to Jeff Janis and Rodgers' two-point conversion run.

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  • Your Halloween Forecast: A treat for some, tricky for others

    Your Halloween Forecast: A treat for some, tricky for others

    High temperatures today will be on the warm-side of average by roughly 10 to 15 degrees as the hit the low and mid 70s. Monday: Mostly cloudy skies are expected with a very small chance of rain. With the lack of moisture combined with the weak lift even the passage of a cold front Thursday evening, there is still little chance for rain. Tonight - Showers likely with mostly cloudy skies and temps steady into the 40's.

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  • World's largest marine reserve declared

    World's largest marine reserve declared

    It took years of negotiations, but the group reached the deal at an worldwide meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources in Hobart, Australia on Friday. Out of the total area, 1.1 million square kilometers was designated as the "general protection zone", a no-take area. "They all have diverse economic, political interests and to get them all to align - especially in the context of there are divergent economic interests - is quite a challenge", Evan ...

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  • Missing 7-month-old boy found safe; mother arrested

    Missing 7-month-old boy found safe; mother arrested

    The grandmother told investigators that Ashley, who is her daughter and Henry's mother, took the boy from his crib, the sheriff's department said. Sheriff's Sgt. Both were evaluated by local medical personnel and transported to the nearest hospital for precautionary measures. The sheriff's office issued a "be on the lookout" alert after the grandmother informed the sheriff's office of the abduction at 8:30 a.m.

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  • AT&T bids for Time Warner, 21st Century Fox not interested

    The deal still needs some final details hammered out between both sides, and may be officially announced before the end of the weekend, the person said. Such a deal would unite AT&T's various mobile and TV provider holdings - AT&T Wireless, DirecTV , U-Verse, etc. - with Time Warner's wide family of TV networks including HBO , TNT, TBS, Turner Sports, and CNN.

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  • European Mars probe to attempt daring landing Wednesday

    The Schiaparelli mission is one half of the ExoMars project which is actually a joint venture between the ESA and Russia's Roscosmos space agency. The high-stakes operation comes nearly 13 years after European ambitions were dealt a blow when its first scout to Mars disappeared on landing. While the orbiter will ideally keep working for years, the lander is created to last just "a few days", according the ESA.

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  • AT&T users with insurance can now have their screens repaired

    AT&T users with insurance can now have their screens repaired

    Best yet, a screen fix will not count against a customer's Declining Deductible eligibility. If you're an AT&T subscriber and chances are you will damage your smartphone or tablet's screen in the next few months, you might want to avail of their new cracked screen fix service, available for all customers subscribed to any of the carrier's insurance plans.

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