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Rick Scott: Florida is ready to help Puerto Rico

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Nereida Cunningham of Brunswick said she has a 90-year-old mother on the island who needs medical help. Maria was the strongest hurricane to hit the island in 90 years, and as it faces a lengthy road to recovery President Donald Trump took to social media late Monday, appearing to place blame on the territory for at least some of the problems it now faces. Read More »

FDA Selects Nine Participants for Digital Health Software Pilot Program

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It has already pre-certified nine companies, including Apple, Samsung, Alphabet's Verily, FitBit, Roche and Johnson & Johnson. The FDA programme is meant to help the companies more rapidly develop new products while maintaining some government oversight of technology that may be used by patients or their doctors to prevent, diagnose and treat conditions. Read More »

Google Celebrates 19 Years of Search With This Interactive Doodle

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Google's latest Doodle for its 19th anniversary is a birthday surprise spinner that takes players back to its most memorable Doodle games. In 1997 Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, met at Stanford University and chose to come up with a system to organised the world's information. Read More »

Large Iceberg Detached From an Antarctic Glacier

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The Pine Island Glacier is located in West Antarctica, a region that is now Antarctica's biggest ice loser. However, he and his colleagues discovered that the almost 225-square-mile (582 square km) iceberg that broke off in 2015 started almost 20 miles (32 km) inland in 2013. Read More »

Facebook And NFL Agree To Streaming Deal For Game Highlights, Shows

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Facebook members will soon be able to view highlights from each of the NFL's 256 regular season games, playoff games, and the Super Bowl, as well as other original content, thanks to a two-year deal announced this morning. While Facebook had been pushing for such a deal for years, Recode reports , it didn't support the necessary video ads. Live game coverage is not included in the deal. Read More »

Vimeo launches live streaming platform

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Vimeo's website is already advertising those new Vimeo Live subscription plans , starting at $75 per month as well as a custom plan for businesses like media companies that costs $800 monthly. Archived sessions can be replaced with 4K files for higher quality on-demand viewing. Creators can take advantage of the robust hardware and software tools that Vimeo offers. Read More »

Alexa now available on Amazon Music Android app

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Amazon is planning to make Alexa the leader of your media universe as it has brought the Alexa to the Amazon Music app. You don't need to say "OK, Alexa" anymore when you want to summon the assistant through the apps: just tap the new push-to-talk button marked "Alexa" on the applications' updated interface and voice out your command. Read More »

Twitter explains why it won't remove Trump's North Korea tweet

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However, the company pledged to "consider a number of factors when assessing whether tweets violate our rules " including re-evaluating tweets that are in the "public interest" or deemed "newsworthy". The company had previously declined to respond directly to pressure to shut down his account or block certain tweets, pointing to company policy not to comment on the individual actions of private accounts. Read More »

AFTRA reaches tentative deal to end strike against video game companies

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This differs from SAG-AFTRA's original demand of royalty payments based on a game's sales. The tentative agreement's terms added in a brand new bonus payment structure that guarantees voice actors get extra pay. In this photo taken November 3, 2016, video game voice actors picket outside Warner Bros. For instance, voice actor Michael Hollick said that he was paid $100,000 for about 15 months of work to voice Grand Theft Auto 4 protagonist Niko Bellic, and received no royalties; ... Read More »

Oops! End of World Delayed a Month

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If Nibiru or Planet X were real and headed for an encounter with the Earth astronomers would have been tracking it for at least the past decade, and it would be visible by now to the naked eye. But as the day drew nigh, Meade backed off on the prediction and said he was misunderstood. While Meade continues to pedal his conspiracy theories that appear loosely based on a confluence of questionable metrics, experts at NASA say otherwise. Read More »

Microsoft to replace Skype for Business with Teams

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They're also "evolving Microsoft Teams to become the core communications client in Office 365 , replacing the current Skype for Business client in Office 365 over time". At Ignite , Microsoft also gave notice of its intention to shift cloud customers from the Skype for Business communications client to its Teams for collaboration offering. Read More »

TCU enters Big 12 title conversation with upset at Oklahoma State

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Bovada - Bet on TCU Horned Frogs +11 at Bovada . Last week, Oklahoma State had four players with 100-plus yards receiving in a game. Not great, but 17 points better than 2016 when they were last in FBS. He's fourth nationally in passing yards per game and fifth in passing efficiency. "[Last year], I forced stuff". Add TCU's reputation and unbeaten record, and the Horned Frogs should get a significant boost, possibly into the Top 10. Read More »

Republicans moves to save Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill

However, after campaigning for year to replace Obamacare, the Republican Party has failed to unite behind previous initiatives like the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), despite having a 52-48 majority over Democrats in the 100-member Senate. Read More »

Apple Confirms Switch From Bing To Google For Search Results

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The idea behind Bing for business , which is now in private preview, is to integrate data from the Microsoft Graph (that is all of your social graph inside your company, as well as your documents, emails and other data) to give you more personalized and contextual search results on Bing. Read More »

A new generation of iPhone

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After the two cases of accidental damage is used up, the fix price for the iPhone 8 glass back jumps to a whopping $349, and for the iPhone 8 Plus , $399. Apple has reportedly told its iPhone X component suppliers to tone down the delivery. Two central business district locations that saw thousands line up for the iPhone 7 devices previous year only had a few dozen by 8am traipsing down the security queue. Read More »

New NASA Research Space Honors 'Hidden Figures' Trailblazer Katherine Johnson

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Mark Warner, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Hampton Mayor Donnie Tuck, and Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly were on hand to honor the 99-year-old woman. In the rest of the video, Johnson emphasized two of her favorite pieces of advice: like what you do, and do it to the best of your ability. She did it manually, with the help of a calculating machine. Read More »

TGS 2017: Fire Emblem Warriors DLC Plans Revealed

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The first DLC expansion pack is for Fire Emblem Fates and it'll release within the year. Buying the season pass will set you back 3000 yen, which roughly translates to 25 Dollars for the USA release. Each pack will include multiple playable characters and weapons. A Fire Emblem Shadow Dragon inspired DLC will release shortly after that, during the Winter 2018 season. Read More »

Attack on Titan 2 confirmed for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

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Attack on Titan 2 is planned to release in early 2018 in Japan with news on other regions coming soon. For players in the West, there will naturally be a good chance for the game to arrive on Switch as the " Attack on Titan 2 " game has already been confirmed to come stateside. Read More »

999 for select users

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Along with 4GB data, the plan also offers unlimited calls both local and STD and is valid for 28 days. As the name itself suggests, the new offer provides postpaid users with 30GB of free data over a span of three months (10GB free data per month) and the company says that with the new offer, customers will also get a free SIM that will be delivered to their doorstep. Read More »

Jio Phone Delivery Started

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The mass-market phone that is being offered for free effectively - the company takes a three year interest-free refundable deposit of Rs 1,500 - is key to Jio's bid to quickly scale up its almost 130 million user base by targeting the 500-million feature phone customers. Read More »

Intel's 8th-gen desktop CPUs boost gaming and streaming speeds

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That's because the new generation of Coffee Lake chips include its first ever 6-core i5 processor, along with its first four-core i3 processor. Backing up these 8 generation Core desktop processors is Intel's new Z370 chipset , which has improved power delivery to aid in overclocking, support for DDR-2666 memory and can accommodate up to 40 PCIe 3.0 lanes. Read More »

ASUS ZenFone 4, sei nuovi smartphone in Italia

ZenFone 4 Max è alimentato dal processore Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 . Il colosso di origini taiwanese ha infatti rilasciato da qualche ora due nuovi update per quanto riguarda lo ZenFone 4 modello ZE554KL e ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro ZD552KL. Read More »

Writer Who Made 'Doomsday' Prediction for September 23

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Editor's note: Meade clarified to the Washington Post that he believes a "sign" will appear on September 23 signaling the beginning of the end, though this would not be the exact date of the apocalypse. 'I'm talking astronomy. I'm talking the Bible, ' Meade told the Washington Post . NASA also dismissed his claims. Their video detailing this process, 'September 23, 2017: You Need to See This,' has accumulated almost 4million views. Read More »

IPhone X may be in short supply for holiday season

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Sensors in both the phones feature optical image stabilization, wider apertures for better low-light photography and various camera optimizations to make pictures look sharper. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus models in India will be available for Rs 64,000 onwards. Again , that's the iPhone X . The iPhone 6s is compatible with Apple's AR Kit, which means users can download and test augmented reality applications on the smartphone. Read More »

Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

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It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. Several analysts have released their opinion on Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc . Insiders sold 48,013 shares of company stock valued at $6,198,747 over the last 90 days. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Hold" on Monday, October 24. Since May 15, 2017, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $3.37 million activity. Read More »

Long wait over for Aussie Apple fans

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The 8 and 8 Plus don't break the same design ground as the upcoming X, which does away with the iPhone's readily identifiable home button. Hundreds of people jammed Stockton Street in San Francisco to get their hands on the revolutionary device at the inaugural launch. Read More »

Earnings Prediction Review: Amazon.com, Inc

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Wilke unloaded 2,800 stocks of the firm's shares in a trade that took place on Tue, Aug 22nd. It has outperformed by 90.12% the S&P500. Qci Asset Management Inc decreased Amazon.Com Inc ( AMZN ) stake by 17.89% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Read More »

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO)

It has underperformed by 21.37% the S&P500. Private Management Group Inc. bought a new position in shares of Diamond Offshore Drilling in the second quarter worth approximately $3,341,000. Diamond Offshore Drilling (NYSE:DO) last announced its earnings results on Monday, July 31st. They expect $0.23 earnings per share, up 130.00% or $0.13 from last year's $0.1 per share. Read More »

Apple Watch Series 3 Packs in New Functionalities to Attract Consumers

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But the main question running in the user's mind is why Apple is trying to introduce such feature which may not be much useful. Apple Watch Series 3 smartwatch was launched recently along with the iPhone X . If you'd prefer to pick up the phones SIM-free, the iPhone 8 is priced £699 for the 64GB edition. Though the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus will only be available for about nine days in Apple's third quarter, the launch can still have a meaningful impact on results. Read More »

Redwood Investments LLC Sells 1448 Shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)

Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 56,356 shares in the company, valued at $8,784,773.28. The Credit Suisse Ag holds 85,000 shares with $23.07 million value, up from 20,000 last quarter. The stock of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. They issued a buy rating and a $175.00 price objective for the company. Citigroup initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, February 25 report. Read More »

CBI set to register FIR into Ryan International School student's killing

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Thakur's lawyer alleged that the CBI inquiry had not yet started despite the Haryana government recommending it. "A notice was served to them in Mumbai, and they have been asked to appear for interrogation on September 26, along with documents relevant to the probe", Sandeep Khirwar, Commissioner of Police, said. Read More »