• World's Largest Marine Reserve Established in Antarctica's Ross Sea

    And if you look at other marine reserves that are permanent, they're in one exclusive economic zone – it's only one country that has to make the decision. This draws plenty of researchers, who will conduct studies on krill and toothfish in designated zones in the park. Under the MPA, proposed five years ago by the United States and New Zealand, 72 percent of the 600,000 square miles will be a "no-take" zone, prohibiting all fishing.

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  • Elon Musk unveils much-anticipated design for solar roofs

    Elon Musk unveils much-anticipated design for solar roofs

    The product will appeal to home builders and those looking to replace their roofs, Musk said , adding that the shingles would be more durable and have better insulation qualities than conventional roofing. Musk owns about 20 percent of both companies, and shareholders of Tesla and SolarCity are scheduled to vote on the proposed acquisition November 17.

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  • Strong FCC Broadband Privacy Rules a Win for Consumers

    Strong FCC Broadband Privacy Rules a Win for Consumers

    FCC Democratic commissioners approved the new rules 3-2, which mandates that internet service providers (ISPs) give consumers three tiers of data consent - opt-in, opt-out, and inferred - regarding the information they collect to provide internet services.

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  • Absentee application deadline is November 3

    Absentee application deadline is November 3

    Whitmire said these numbers are not surprising, adding the state has at least 275,000 more voters than in 2012 . The voter's spouse is also eligible to vote absentee under this provision, KRS 117.077. Voters who prefer to vote on election day can vote on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. During early voting, voters should vote at a designated early voting center in their county of residence.

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  • Facebook Live Introduces Halloween-Themed Masks For You to Use

    Facebook Live Introduces Halloween-Themed Masks For You to Use

    Some of the masks-which include a pumpkin, witch, skull, and evil queen-will be available after Halloween as well. Users broadcasting a live Facebook video can tap a magic wand icon and select a mask to digitally cover their face. Stay tuned for much more from Facebook coming very soon! "Within Facebook , we're going to be able to reach people at a scale like never before". But that's not all Facebook has rolled out for the holiday; for a limited time reactions have also been ...

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  • NC Students Improve Science Achievement, According to NAEP

    Statewide, 4th grade NAEP science proficiency increased from 17 percent in 2009 to 23 percent in 2015, which ranks Mississippi No. 12 in the nation for growth of students proficient and above. "To be No. 1 in the nation for eighth grade and top 10 for fourth grade is a real tribute to the teachers and their students". The Nation's percentage of students at or above proficient is 33 percent and this is a change from 2009 of four percentage points.

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  • Adobe issues emergency patch for Flash zero-day

    Adobe issues emergency patch for Flash zero-day

    Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS. The use-after-free vulnerability resulted from a programming error that allows an attacker to exploit the memory of a system as a means of executing code remotely.

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  • Ottawa grocery stores now selling wine

    Ottawa grocery stores now selling wine

    Starting today shoppers can purchase wine at select supermarkets across the province as part of the government's latest move to modernize the sale of beer, wine and cider. The provincial agency said there are as many as 3,000 new cases of cancer linked to alcohol use every year - particularly cancers of the mouth, esophagus, liver, colorectal tract and breast.

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  • Google Pays More For Pixel XL Than Apple Does For iPhone 7

    Unlimited video is streamed at 480p (DVD resolution) unless you sign up for T-Mobile One Plus or purchase an HD Day Pass. And as it was predicted, while the bootloader on the Google Pixel can be unlocked with a simple command, the Verizon-based Pixel came with a locked bootloader.

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  • How we may've made Friday's massive internet outage worse

    United States authorities are now investigating the DDoS attacks - there were three but the last one was easily mitigated - which reportedly affected websites and services such as Amazon, Twitter , Netflix, Spotify, PayPal, AirBnb, Reddit, Tumblr, GitHub, and the New York Times , and spiked DNS connection times for sites around the world.

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  • Ex-Bill Clinton aide memo roils wife's campaign over ethics

    Ex-Bill Clinton aide memo roils wife's campaign over ethics

    He could not bring himself to say that this is in fact likely illegal, criminal activity by the Clintons. Titled "Background on Teneo and Foundation Activities", the 12-page memo was never meant to go public - the phrase "Attorney Client Privilege" was emblazoned on the top of the document.

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  • Trending Stocks Alert: Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG)

    JP Morgan maintained Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) on Tuesday, November 10 with "Overweight" rating. The rating was downgraded by Bernstein on Monday, November 30 to "Underperform". It operates through its divisions, including Retail, Commercial Banking, Consumer Finance and Insurance. Its Retail segment provides banking, mortgages and other financial services to personal and small business customers in the United Kingdom.

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  • Donald Trump edges ahead of Hillary Clinton in key Florida poll

    Donald Trump edges ahead of Hillary Clinton in key Florida poll

    Her campaign has been attacking Republican Senate candidates in Florida and New Hampshire. As per RealClearPolitics, which keeps track of all major national polls, Clinton's lead over Trump has now come down to 5.4 percentage points in an average of polls, which was almost nine percentage points over a week ago.

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  • Theresa May Wants Free Trade To Continue Despite Brexit

    British Conservative lawmakers who have known the former interior minister for years say she is "unflashy" and "businesslike", adopting a no-nonsense approach that her aides hope will ease tensions with the EU. He also added, whether there can be a second referendum or not is in the hands of the British. "They agreed we should approach the Brexit negotiations in a positive and constructive spirit to ensure the process is as smooth and orderly as possible".

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  • AT&T buys Time Warner for $85.4 billion

    Under the collaboration, the companies hope to be the first wireless carrier in the U.S. to enter the cable industry, providing video-on-demand (VOD) services that compete directly against traditional TV programming. In 2000, Time Warner was acquired by AOL for $164 billion. Comcast delivers content through its cable and broadband services. He said Time Warner Cable was a regional cable company with the limits that cable had at the time .

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  • Yahoo Mail app now compatible to Android Nougat

    Yahoo Mail app now compatible to Android Nougat

    The goal is to ensure that the latest Android OS is free from bugs and glitches once it becomes widely available to all Android users. However, users can check for the update manually by accessing Settings About phone Software updates. Also, both phones have a front camera of 5MP, but the rear camera of the Moto G4 Plus has a higher resolution of 16MP, while it shares the same features (phase detection & laser autofocus and dual-LED flash) as the 13MP primary camera of the G4.

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  • IPhone 7 bursts into flames, destroys vehicle

    When he was done, he went back to his auto only to find the vehicle filled with smoke. "Once you unwrapped the trousers, the phone was just melting inside of it". Apple's compelling valuation and long-term potential led UBS to reiterate its Buy rating on the stock despite the fact that the company registered weak iPhone sales in China, as per the firm's Asia research.

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  • Obama: Trump 'dangerous' for suggesting he won't concede

    U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said at a rally on Thursday he will totally accept election results "if I win". The third debate ahead of the November 8 election was marked by Trump's refusal to commit to accepting the outcome of the election if the Republican candidate loses to his Democratic rival, challenging a cornerstone of American democracy.

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  • AT&T, Time Warner Expected to Sign Blockbuster Deal

    AT&T dropped 3.0 percent during regular-hours trading Friday, and fell another 0.7 percent in after-hours trade. The company rejected an $80 billion offer from Twenty-First Century Fox Inc in 2014. AT&T and Time Warner did not respond to requests for comment. " AT&T does deals. That's been their legacy for the past 25 years", said Jonathan Chaplin, an analyst with New Street Research.

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  • Clinton and Trump trade insults over dinner

    Clinton and Trump trade insults over dinner

    Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner isn't officially a roast, but that didn't stop Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump from delivering a series of zingers - some of which received roars of laughter and applause, while others (namely those delivered by Trump) elicited boos from the gathering of well-heeled guests.

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  • China's Shenzhou 11 spacecraft docks with Tiangong 2 space station

    China's Shenzhou 11 spacecraft docks with Tiangong 2 space station

    The two astronauts in the current mission have been sleeping well and are in good physical and mental shape. "That will further their docking capabilities needed for the larger space station", Professor Johnson Freese at the Naval War College and an expert on China's space programme, was quoted as saying by CBS.

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  • 'Red Dead Redemption 2' revealed in new trailer

    'Red Dead Redemption 2' revealed in new trailer

    While I've never been a fan of prequels, it could be nice to see him becoming the famed outlaw he already was in Red Dead Redemption , where he was actually retired after a life spent in western fashioned crime. On Tuesday, the game was confirmed to be real . By the way it wasn't necessary to make a petition as Rockstar Games already knows PC gamers are a big part of this industry.

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  • Letter from George H.W. Bush to Bill Clinton goes viral

    Letter from George H.W. Bush to Bill Clinton goes viral

    Tom Ashbrook, host of NPR's On Point , tweeted a photo of the letter that has since been retweeted more than 20,000 times . Despite a hard-fought and contentious election in 1992, the outgoing president's message to his successor is so warm and moving, you'd hardly know they were from opposing parties! Read this.

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  • Contact with Mars lander lost seconds before planned landing

    A series of windows have been programmed to listen for signals coming from the lander via ESA'S Mars Express and NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) and Mars Atmosphere & Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) probes, it added. "I have personally no doubts that we will be able to fully understand what has happened during this descent and to reconstruct maybe where Schiaparelli is, and in what condition it could be", Accomazzo said.

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  • Samsung Note 7 banned in all Dubai airports

    Samsung Note 7 banned in all Dubai airports

    So both feel that Samsung will be happy to settle so they can avoid this litigation surrounding the Galaxy Note 7 . Why? Well, the Galaxy Note 7 has a slight defect. Samsung's double-recall program has already come to an end. On Sunday, AirAsia announced it has banned Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones onboard all its flights from midnight tonight on safety concerns.

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  • Two divers found dead in Weeki Wachee underwater cave

    Two divers found dead in Weeki Wachee underwater cave

    WNT Chris Rittenmeyer (R.) and Patrick Peacock (L.) died while diving at Eagle's Nest sinkhole in Florida, Oct. 16, 2016. Sheriff's spokeswoman Denise Moloney says Justin Blakely told the deputies that his two friends, Patrick Peacock and Chris Rittenmeyer, had traveled from Fort Lauderdale to dive with him.

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  • FEMA to Incorporate Climate Change in New Flood Maps

    FEMA to Incorporate Climate Change in New Flood Maps

    To settle that appeal, New York City and FEMA announced this week that two new sets of flood maps will be created that should result in better information about current and future flood risks. Last year, the mayor appealed FEMA's preliminary flood-risk calculations for New York City and the surrounding region. However, homeowners who live in a flood risk area may have national flood insurance.

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  • Justin Bieber Rents A £108k North London Party Mansion

    Justin Bieber Rents A £108k North London Party Mansion

    The singer - who is in the United Kingdom for his Purpose World Tour - donned a bib to join in with the senior football team at Highgate School. He's used to living it up in sunny California, but now Justin Bieber has reportedly made a decision to set up home in London.

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  • Intel's quarterly revenue rises 9.1 percent

    YHB Investment Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Intel 3.6% in the second quarter. Intel Corporation makes up approx 2.81% of Lynch Associatesin's portfolio. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. Results: EPS of 20 cents on revenue of $1.31 billion. The Company's platforms are used to deliver a range of computing experiences in notebooks (including Ultrabook devices), 2 in 1 systems, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, and ...

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  • Rockstar Games teases possible Red Dead Redemption sequel

    Rockstar Games teases possible Red Dead Redemption sequel

    It has been over 6 years since the last Red Dead , but it looks like Rockstar could be teasing a sequel very soon. The color red has been a key aspect of Red Dead Redemption's preliminary visual aesthetic, as it's most noticeable here in it's promotional artwork and its loading screens.

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  • Roscosmos-ESA Mars Mission Starts Probing for Life on Red Planet

    ExoMars 2016's TGO will make "a detailed inventory" of the planet's atmospheric gases - looking for methane in particular. With 300 million miles ahead, the spacecraft took seven months to travel to Mars; it was launched on March 14 from the Biakonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan as reported on New York Times .

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  • Space Launch from NASA Virginia facility scheduled tonight

    This will be the first launch of the unmanned Antares rocket since one exploded shortly after liftoff in October 2014 on a station supply run for NASA . For example, someone located in Montreal, QC should look to the southeast, at between 3 and 4 minutes after launch, as the rocket will be far out over the Atlantic Ocean by that time.

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