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Cyberattacks disrupt popular websites, affecting users in the US, Canada, Europe

The effects of the attack were intermittent, and numerous details remain scarce, although it appears to have primarily affected users on the East Coast, according to Dyn. The company confirmed that the attack started shortly after 12pm BST and fixes were done by about 2.30pm but then another attack started a few hours later.

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Ben McAdoo: Giants 'Not Going To Turn Our Back' On Josh Brown

Rob Agnew, the NFL's investigator, did reach out for Brown's case file with a public disclosure request, but used a Comcast.net email and never stated he was with the NFL. A spokeswoman for the NFL Players Association declined a request for comment. Their stance is simple: If you're a woman, they don't care about you and they never will.

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Hackers hit Twitter, Spotify, CNN and others causing Outage

About two hours later, Dyn said "services have been restored to normal". By overwhelming Dyn , the attackers were able to overwhelm many of its customers. The attack on Dyn comes a day after the company's director of Internet analysis, Doug Madory, gave a presentation about DDoS attacks at an industry conference.

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Samsung Electronics Limited Galaxy Note 7 Still A Huge Threat Despite Recall

In another case, a family in St. Petersburg, Florida, reported a Galaxy Note 7 phone left charging in their Jeep caught fire, destroying the vehicle. Shares of Samsung Electronics slipped 0.3% to 1.62 million won on Thursday on the news that Galaxy Note 7 owners had moved to file a compensation lawsuit against the company.

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Photos Emerge of Failed Mars Landing

This comparison of before-and-after images shows two spots that likely appeared in connection with the October 19, 2016, Mars arrival of the European Space Agency's Schiaparelli test lander. Instead it has become the second high-profile failure for European efforts to land on Mars, following the loss of the United Kingdom's Beagle 2 lander in 2003.

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McCain Blasts Trump on Not Accepting Election Results

When the audience booed at that line, Trump replied, "That's OK, I don't know who they're angry at, Hillary, you or I. For example, here she is tonight, in public, pretending not to hate Catholics". The dinner is a tradition in American politics as both of the major party's nominees show up, sit next to the Roman Catholic Archbishop of NY and tell jokes.

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Photos show European Mars probe crashed, may have exploded

The paddling pool-sized Schiaparelli craft "crashed on the surface of Mars", Thierry Blancquaert told AFP from European Space Agency (ESA) mission control in Darmstadt, Germany - ending two days of uncertainty about the lander's fate. If not, this would be Europe's second failed Mars landing in a row, joining a string of unsuccessful attempts by global powers to explore our planetary neighbour's hostile surface.

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Houston lags behind other major Texas cities on new LGBTQ equality report

The Human Rights Campaign has ranked the city of Charlottesville third out of the 11 Virginia municipalities included in its 2016 Municipal Equality Index , which scores how inclusive a community's municipal laws, policies and services are for those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer.

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Oregon Ducks at California Golden Bears

It has nothing to do with the Ducks' speed or the Bears' injury woes, Dykes just doesn't think weeknight games are good for major college football programs. Chad Hansen, who has eight touchdowns and averages a Pac-12 best 128.3 yards, headlines a deep group of receivers. Nope, regardless of his feelings on the subject, OR and Cal will get suited up for the Friday night lights game at Memorial Stadium, and Dykes believes the previous week's bye helped his team get recharged for the second ...

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Missing Mars lander may have ejected parachute too early

Discrepancies between the two data sets are being analysed by experts at ESA's space operations centre in Darmstadt, Germany . The data have been partially analysed and confirm that the entry and descent stages occurred as expected, with events diverging from what was expected after the ejection of the back heat shield and parachute.

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Samsung raises recall deals to retain Note7 customers

With the Note 7 officially dead, Samsung is beginning its slow trek towards recovery. The move came after several replacement phones blew up in spite of having supposedly safe batteries. Returning the Galaxy Note 7 might seem like an easy process for some, but it's not. After this, sales resumed by the end of September, only for the problem to return.

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What are Analysts opinions on: BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI)

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for BJ's Restaurants, Inc . and for the current quarter 15 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.33/share. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in BJ's Restaurants by 402.9% in the first quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 10,228 shares of the company's stock worth $419,000 after buying an additional 849 shares during the last quarter.

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Samsung to offer cash discounts to Galaxy Note 7 owners

Looks like President Obama even followed the recall of the Galaxy Note 7 . Yesterday, they filed DMCA claims against YouTube videos containing the said "explosive" phone and demanded that they'd be put offline including the one uploaded by sdaddy345 - yes, that's his/her handle name.

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Nintendo Switch Not Compatible With Physical Wii U, 3DS Games

Because there was some confusion regarding the operation of Nintendo Switch , the Japanese company said that the Dock, the device that connects to your TV, will not be the main processing unit of the console. "Trailer footage suggests that Switch will utilize physical cartridges for its games, a potential positive for retailers such as GameStop, as it could mitigate the impact of market share erosion from digital sales".

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Nations reach historic deal on cutting HFCs to curb global warming gases

The deal to reduce the production and use of hydrofluorocarbons or HFCs was struck in Rwanda after an amendment was made to the Montreal Protocol, an worldwide treaty aimed at protecting the environment against the impact of harmful gasses.

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US Issues Total Flight Ban on Samsung Note 7

Users can not also ship their phones in the air cargo. The Department of Transportation also says not to put it into checked luggage, as it could lead to a high risk of "catastrophic incidents". All owners of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are advised to power their smartphones immediately and call Samsung or the place of purchase to arrange for a replacement.

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Hurricane Nicole Pummels Bermuda

However, forecasters warned that it was still extremely risky. The last hurricane to score a direct hit on the island territory was Gonzalo, which made landfall as a Category 2 storm days after the island was hit by Tropical Storm Fay. "Water in the streets also picks up pollutants from the surrounding environment", Chief Resiliency Officer Susanne Torriente said, according to NBC .

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No Google Assistant on Android 7.1 Nougat for Non-Google Pixel Phones

According to a report today on Quartz, it's possible Google could be planning to announce a "new operating system or computing platform that combines aspects of Android, its mobile operating system, and Chrome, the OS used on its netbooks".

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The Phone No Longer To Step On Flights

The Federal Regulations have described the phone as a "forbidden hazardous material" according to reports by CNet . "If passengers attempt to travel by air with their Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices, they will be denied boarding and passengers may face fines", the DOT stated.

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Guardiola Aguero and Kompany staying at Man City

Pep Guardiola has admitted Vincent Kompany's mental state has been affected by an injury-plagued past two years, with the Manchester City captain's mistrust of his body causing him to pull out of the Champions League defeat at Barcelona . I am going to explain always what is the truth with players. "I know from the beginning when Claudio is going to make a mistake, he will be on the front page".

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Russian spacecraft with three astronauts blasts off to ISS

Three new crew members including two cosmonauts from Russian Federation and one astronaut from the United States will join other members at the International Space Station. Among the projects, the members will study "fires in space, the effect of lighting on sleep and daily rhythms, collection of health-related data, and a new way to measure neutrons".

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Samsung Galaxy S8 may use LG batteries

Samsung announces Galaxy S flagship sometime in February followed by Galaxy Note flagship around September. In addition, the tech firm may focus on launching just one premium smartphone model per year. For other specs, we expect the next-generation Galaxy Note phone will offer faster processor, bigger RAM and better camera features. As always, readers should take note all Samsung Galaxy Note 8-related details mentioned above are not yet conformed.

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Nintendo Switch Pre-order Price: $999 In Australia

Nintendo Switch is a console and handheld hybrid device, as rumors prior to its official unveiling suggested it would be. Switch aims to be a good bit different from current generation consoles by being a shape-changing platform that can turn into both a home-based machine and a portable device.

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Past 3 Quarter Analysis forExxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

The firm shows the market capitalization of $0. The Company has 4147.61 million shares outstanding and 4135.13 million shares were floated in market. Recent Sales Surprise: During the recent quarter period Quarter Ending Jun-16, the company declared sales of $57,694.00M. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 2 think it is Overweight.

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Hopes Are Dim for Europe's Missing Mars Lander

The successful landing and testing of the Martian soil by Schiaparelli would have provided information to help aid the second phase of ExoMars . (Uwe Ansspach/dpa via AP). It will spend years sniffing the Martian atmosphere for minute levels of gas, including methane which could point to the existence of alien life on the planet.

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Obama vows to send people to Mars by 2030s

Mr Obama did not elaborate on what a Mars mission would cost or how the United States would pay for it. NASA has always relied on its contractors, and Obama conceded that government can not do it alone: "Getting to Mars will require continued cooperation between government and private innovators", he wrote .

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Meghan Trainor feels like a woman for Shania Twain performance

Shania Twain honored last night with the "Artist of the Lifetime Award", part of the CMT "Artists of the Year" show in Nashville . Joining forces with R&B star Jill and up and coming country superstar Kelsea Ballerini, the trio belted out Shania's 1999 smash alongside a medley of the singer's most famous tracks, while Shania sang along from her seat in the audience.

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Getting Humans to Mars Will Require Teamwork

That same day in a blog post, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden and John Holdren, assistant to the President for Science and Technology, discussed two NASA initiatives that build on the president's vision and use public-private partnerships to enable humans to live and work in space in a sustainable way.

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Mattel Shares Soar After Booming Barbie Sales Boost Revenues

In the last month the stock has moved in price -3.25 per cent, with a one year change of 39.82%. Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI increased its position in shares of Mattel by 2.7% in the second quarter. (NASDAQ: MAT ) reported its Actual EPS of $0.63. Pacer Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Mattel by 0.7% in the second quarter. (NASDAQ: MAT ) recently.

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European Space Agency's Schiaparelli Mars lander feared lost during touchdown

However, about 1km from the surface, when the craft was due to release its parachute and begin using its thrusters for the final phase of deceleration something went wrong. Schiaparelli's mother ship will remain in orbit to analyze gases in the Martian atmosphere to help answer whether there is or was life on Mars. The lander's primary goal was to test entry and landing technology planned for the rover, which will be armed with a two-metre-long drill that will burrow into the Martian soil in ...

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Saudi Arabia offers first global bonds in economic overhaul

With prospects good for the current worldwide bond issue, Dembik foresees Saudi Arabia borrowing US$15 billion to US$20 billion annually in the market to help finance its economic transformation plan. However, investor interest in the issue extends well beyond the USA, the source said. Borrowing overseas also reduces the drain on the kingdom's foreign reserves.

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Sibling Rivalry: Google Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P

This perhaps is Google coolest selling point for its Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones . Meanwhile, the Pixel XL comes with a 5.5-inch 2,560 x 1,440 AMOLED display with a quad-core Qualcomm processor, 4GB of RAM and 3,450mAh battery. But now, it looks like the new devices are more of a complete reboot rather than a continuation, because the Pixel phones are leaving one of the best Nexus features behind.

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High school debate champs critique the second presidential debate

Donald Trump continues to campaign in Florida. The poll , conducted on October 8-10, follows another NBC/Wall Street Journal poll taken after the leak of a 2005 video that shows Trump joking about groping women without their consent. His favorability rating in the poll released Tuesday is 30 percent positive and 63 percent negative, versus 29 percent positive and 63 percent negative before the debate.

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Uncertainty surrounds fate of European-Russian Mars lander

The European Space Agency is uncertain whether its test probe has successfully landed on Mars, as part of a landmark mission aimed to explore signs of life on the Red Planet. Launched March 14, ExoMars 2016 is a two-part mission to put a satellite into orbit around Mars while also sending a lander down to its surface. "If you have a test, the test can go well, (or go) wrong, but the most important thing is to collect test data and this is what we have successfully done", Andrea Accomazzo, ...

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Can Trump, Clinton put aside acrimony at charity dinner?

Cardinal Timothy Dolan played peace-maker between the pair, who sat nearly side-by-side, surrounded by political and business leaders. "And he says I don't have any stamina". "Right? The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic - you name it", she said. I'm not looking at anything now. "Even though there's a man sitting next to you in a robe, you're not in a locker room", said Al Smith IV, chairman of the dinner's organising committee.


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