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Apple plans to open new U.S. campus, add 20000 jobs

Apple plans to open new U.S. campus, add 20000 jobs It's estimated that more than $2.6 trillion in corporate profits have been sitting in foreign bank accounts waiting for a tax break to be freed up. President Donald Trump said Thursday that he called Apple CEO Tim Cook to thank him for announcing hundreds of billions of dollars in USA investments following passage of Republican tax legislation a year ago. [Full Article...]

You Sly Dog: Instagram Is making It Easy To See Who's Active

You Sly Dog: Instagram Is making It Easy To See Who's Active The new " show activity status " is turned on by default from the inside setting of Instagram but it can be even toggled off if one wants to. The new Activity Status feature allows your friends and followers see when you were last active. [Full Article...]

A Blood Test For Common Cancers Could Be In The Works

A Blood Test For Common Cancers Could Be In The Works Early diagnosis remains the key to avoiding the potentially devastating impact of many cancer treatments and to reducing cancer deaths. "We selected those eight cancers based on how frequent they are, also [because] a lot of them do not have any screening modality right now", study author Nickolas Papadopoulos, a professor of oncology and pathology at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer... [Full Article...]

New blood test may help early detection of 8 cancers

New blood test may help early detection of 8 cancers The ultimate goal of the scientists is to have a blood test that everybody will do every year, as is the case with mammograms in women, so that any cancer can be diagnosed early enough to increase the likelihood of cure and survival. "The more DNA bases you assay, the more mutations you are capable of finding, but eventually you reach a point of diminishing returns", explains Cohen. [Full Article...]

Senate panel freezes cold beer effort

Senate panel freezes cold beer effort Currently, only liquor stores can sell cold beer. Those supporting the change, like Tony Carf with Speedway convenience stores lampooned IN for being behind the times, and urged lawmakers to let the bill advance. Convenience store owners and their association offered several ways to make the bill more amenable to liquor stores. Liquor store owners must live in IN, operate only in towns and cit... [Full Article...]

Warming trend continues through the weekend

Warming trend continues through the weekend High temperatures were in the lower to middle 60s. Rain could turn to snow by Monday evening, but only minor accumulation is expected. Temperatures will be warmer overnight into Saturday with lows ranging from the upper 30s north of I-10 to near 50 at the coast. [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump has signed the FISA reauthorization bill

President Donald Trump has signed the FISA reauthorization bill The governing body approved the bill on Thursday, one week after it sailed through the House of Representatives. The measure had drawn opposition from a coalition of privacy-minded Democrats and libertarian Republicans. Wednesday, Heinrich spoke on the Senate floor to express concern with Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act and urged his Senate colleagues to ... [Full Article...]

White House: Dems Are 'Obstructionist Losers' For Forcing Shutdown

White House: Dems Are 'Obstructionist Losers' For Forcing Shutdown Commenting on the government shutdown , US President Donald Trump said, "This is the One Year Anniversary of my Presidency and the Democrats wanted to give me a nice present". Most Democrats opposed the bill because their efforts to include protections for hundreds of thousands of mostly young immigrants, known as Dreamers, failed. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Labo combines Switch games with interactive cardboard toys

Nintendo Labo combines Switch games with interactive cardboard toys Absolutely fire, and for an additional $10 you can purchase customization kits as you saw in the video below allowing your kid to make their Labo creations even more unique. There will be two different kits that will be released on April 20: the Variety Kit for $70 and the Robot Kit for $80. The Switch's detachable Joy Con controllers are then inserted, with their sensors detecting movem... [Full Article...]

United States astronaut Jeanette Epps removed from ISS crew

United States astronaut Jeanette Epps removed from ISS crew NASA selected Syracuse, New York-born Epps as an astronaut in 2009, and the May spaceflight would have been her first. " Jeanette Epps would have been the first African American to conduct long-duration mission to the station", Brandi Dean, of NASA's Public Affairs office told International Business Times. [Full Article...]

Super Blood Blue Moon and Lunar Eclipse

Super Blood Blue Moon and Lunar Eclipse Registration is not required to stop in. This means that a super, blue, red moon total lunar eclipse last occurred 35 years ago. A partial lunar eclipse is expected to occur on the night of August 7, 2017 and will be visible from across the country. [Full Article...]

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition will release next month

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition will release next month The remastering of Age of Empires will come chock full of new features and updates. It "took us a bit longer than we'd originally planned", says Adam Isgreen, Creative Director at Microsoft , in a blog post announcing the game. Every mission will also have campaign narration, and the campaign and scenario editor has been improved so anyone can make their own custom campaigns to share with oth... [Full Article...]

Facebook's latest News Feed update will prioritize trustworthy publishers

Facebook's latest News Feed update will prioritize trustworthy publishers The company said it would ask its more than 2 billion users to rank the news organizations they trusted in order to prioritize "high-quality news" over less trusted sources. If there's anything we learned from the advent of " fake news " and its spread across social media at alarming rates, it's that most people have abysmal media literacy, and struggle when tasked to separate verified infor... [Full Article...]

'Potentially hazardous' asteroid wider than world's tallest building is hurtling towards Earth

'Potentially hazardous' asteroid wider than world's tallest building is hurtling towards Earth It is fifteen times faster than world's quickest manned aircraft - the hypersonic North American X-15, which achieved the speed of 4,520mph (7,300kmh). They are at least 500 feet long and fall within the larger category of "near-Earth objects", which refers to comets and asteroids that come within 120 million miles of the planet. [Full Article...]

Brokerage Overview of: CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

Brokerage Overview of: CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) It has underperformed by 41.10% the S&P500. Finally, First Financial Bank Trust Division raised its position in CVS Health by 2.0% in the 2nd quarter. Moreover, Pembroke Management Ltd has 0.83% invested in the company for 56,700 shares. Insiders own 0.61% of the company's stock. Amica Mutual Insurance Company bought 11,525 shares as the company's stock rose 5.51% with the market. [Full Article...]

Google Launches New IT Course, Offers Access to Jobs and Scholarships

Google Launches New IT Course, Offers Access to Jobs and Scholarships According to an HBS study on jobs that require training but not a formal degree, IT support offers clear pathways that enable people without a college degree to rise to higher-level positions. After earning the certificate, Google says students will be prepared for entry-level IT jobs and will have the option to share their resumes and contact information with a number of employers, including Ban... [Full Article...]

December 2017 US NPD Group Results

December 2017 US NPD Group Results Worldwide, 3DS hardware has sold more than 69 million units , meaning it still has some catching up to do to reach the Nintendo DS, which sold more than 154 million units, and Game Boy, which sold more than 118 million units. Call of Duty WWII leads both December and the full year. Various Switch titles also finished high on the chart of most sold. The sales also pushed the Nintendo 3DS family... [Full Article...]

Status not altered at Doklam sector: MEA spokesman

Status not altered at Doklam sector: MEA spokesman Trenches are clearly visible, as is infrastructure, and two helipads, apart from what appear to be gun emplacements signalling a possibility of artillery guns being brought in. Third, the writer says it will be "ridiculous to conclude" that China will allow any compromise of its territorial integrity. "Apparently India was grandstanding to make it appear powerful to its neighbouring countries in... [Full Article...]

YouTube and Facebook Removing 'Tide Pod Challenge' Videos

YouTube and Facebook Removing 'Tide Pod Challenge' Videos Many have even posted videos of themselves doing this. According to KnowYourMeme.com , the jokes about eating Tide Pods began in 2015 with the publishing of a satirical article from the point of view of a child determined to eat " one of those multicolored detergent pods ". [Full Article...]

Apple, Google buses vandalized on I-280

Apple, Google buses vandalized on I-280 The memo further noted that the shuttle buses would not take the Interstate 280 route until further notice. Officer Art Montiel, of the CHP, confirmed to Mashable that his agency is working with Apple to investigate, and that there have been several reports of an "unknown object" breaking shuttle windows. [Full Article...]


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