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AMD has its eyes on Las Vegas with Polaris GPUs

InfoWorld - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 17:00

AMD wants its new Polaris GPUs to dazzle gamblers in Las Vegas using electronic devices.

Qualcomm, meanwhile, wants its embedded Snapdragon chips to be installed in robots, drones, and smart devices used in homes and for commercial applications.

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For both chipmakers, the internet of things market is becoming too big to ignore. The companies this week announced CPUs and GPUs adapted from PCs and mobile devices for use in IoT devices.

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Go ahead and take a ballot selfie — it's now legal in NH - The Boston Globe

Google - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 16:38

The Boston Globe

Go ahead and take a ballot selfie — it's now legal in NH
The Boston Globe
If you want to snap a photo of your New Hampshire ballot and share it online, go ahead: a court has ruled that you can. A federal appeals court in Boston has affirmed a lower court's decision to strike down a 2014 law that banned New Hampshire voters ...

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Coroner: Students' injuries in shooting not life-threatening

AP - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 16:25
TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- The Latest on the shooting at an elementary school in South Carolina that left two students and a teacher wounded (all times local):...
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Official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded in school shooting

AP - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 16:25
TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- A teenager opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school Wednesday, wounding two students and a teacher before the suspect was taken into custody, authorities said....
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Man rescued at sea was suspected in grandfather's slaying

AP - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 16:25
BOSTON (AP) -- A 22-year-old man rescued from a life raft after a fishing trip that left his mother missing and presumed dead had been a suspect in the 2013 slaying of his rich grandfather, according to court documents that add to the multitude of questions swirling around him and what happened at sea....
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OPEC reaches first deal to cut oil output since 2008 - sources - Reuters

Google - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 16:01

Reuters

OPEC reaches first deal to cut oil output since 2008 - sources
Reuters
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh talks to reporters during the 15th International Energy Forum Ministerial (IEF15) in Algiers, Algeria September 27, 2016. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina. 9/9. left. right. Participants attend the end session of the 15th ...
OPEC Agrees on Need to Cut Oil OutputWall Street Journal
This OPEC deal shows that Saudi Arabia's oil strategy has 'backfired on them'CNBC
OPEC Meets to Discuss First Oil-Output Curbs in Two YearsBloomberg
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PHOTOS: Typhoon Megi Slams Into Taiwan And Southeast China - NPR

Google - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 15:24

NPR

PHOTOS: Typhoon Megi Slams Into Taiwan And Southeast China
NPR
In the past two days, Typhoon Megi has pounded Taiwan and the coast of southeast China and forced tens of thousands of people to evacuate amid rising floodwaters. At least four people died in Taiwan, as the storm blasted across the island en route to ...
15 rescued, 26 still missing in landslide in ChinaBusiness Standard
South Australian storms leave devastation in their wake – videoThe Guardian
Over Two Dozen Missing as Major Landslide Strikes Eastern Chinese VillageSputnik International
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At least 3 wounded in shooting at South Carolina elementary school - Fox News

Google - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 15:14

Fox News

At least 3 wounded in shooting at South Carolina elementary school
Fox News
DEVELOPING: At least three people were wounded in a shooting Wednesday at a South Carolina elementary school. Anderson County deputies said a teenage suspect was taken into custody after a shooting at Townville Elementary School, according to the ...
Sheriff's Office: Shooting reported at South Carolina elementary schoolTulsa World
Shooting reported at South Carolina elementary schoolAtlanta Journal Constitution
One in custody, three hurt at elementary school shootingGreenville News
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In wake of bombing, New Yorkers are increasingly seeing threats in the trash left on the streets - Los Angeles Times

Google - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 14:50

New York Times

In wake of bombing, New Yorkers are increasingly seeing threats in the trash left on the streets
Los Angeles Times
One of the suspicious objects turned out to be a typewriter. Another was a bundle of cardboard tubes from rolls of paper towels. There was a battery charger. A discarded modem. A stool. An empty suitcase. Then there was the strange object found on 27th ...
FBI: 2 men in NYC bomb video ID'd, not considered suspectsUSA TODAY
New York City bombing: Two men who took suitcase likely identified, sources tell CBS NewsCBS News
NYC Bomb Investigation: FBI IDs Men With Suitcase, Officials SayABC News
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Trump's stance on nuclear restraint is ambiguous

AP - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 14:23
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump's ambiguous answer to a debate question on nuclear restraint raised doubts about his understanding of the issue. On the other hand, his words - by design or coincidence - mirror the nub of a policy argument the administration is wrestling with in the final months of Barack Obama's presidency....
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Study: As a species, humans inherit murderous tendencies

AP - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 14:23
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Evolution and genetics seem to have baked a certain amount of murder into humans as a species, but civilization has tamed some of the savage beast in us, according to a new study....
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Stars expose problems, seek solutions on 'America Divided'

AP - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 14:23
NEW YORK (AP) -- Norman Lear, a show business legend and full-throated humanist, set out last spring to rent a modest apartment in the Bronx....
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Michelle Obama goes off on Donald Trump - CNN

Google - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 13:55

CNN

Michelle Obama goes off on Donald Trump
CNN
New York (CNN) First Lady Michelle Obama tore into Donald Trump Wednesday, telling Hillary Clinton supporters, "We need an adult in the White House." "When making life-or-death, war-or-peace decisions, a president can't just pop off or lash out ...
FLOTUS: Trump's Birther Claims Can't Be Swept Under RugNBCNews.com
Michelle Obama pitches Clinton: 'It's not about voting for the perfect candidate'Politico
Michelle Obama On Trump's Temperament: 'We Need An Adult In The White House'Huffington Post
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Congress poised to override Obama's veto of 9/11 bill - Washington Post

Google - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 13:37

Washington Post

Congress poised to override Obama's veto of 9/11 bill
Washington Post
The Senate on Wednesday voted to override President Obama's veto of legislation that would allow 9/11 victims' families to sue the Saudi Arabian government over its alleged support for the terrorists who carried out the attacks. The vote was 97 to 1.
Senate Votes To Override Obama's Veto On Sept. 11 Lawsuit BillNPR
In a first, Senate rebukes Obama with veto override of 9/11 billLos Angeles Times
Senate overrides Obama 9/11 veto in overwhelming voteThe Hill
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AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases

AP - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 13:23
DENVER (AP) -- Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press investigation has found....
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I Guess We Need To Talk About Pepe The Frog - NPR

Google - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 13:11

NPR

I Guess We Need To Talk About Pepe The Frog
NPR
Et tu, Pepe? Pepe the Frog — a multivalent green cartoon used in Internet culture as a vehicle for a wide range of emotions and ideas — has over recent months become particularly associated with racism, anti-Semitism and the alt-right. And on Tuesday ...
Southern Poverty Law Center Says Pepe the Frog Meme Was 'Hijacked' by RacistsABC News
Pepe the Frog designated as hate symbolNew York Daily News
'Pepe the Frog' meme deemed a hate symbol by Anti-Defamation LeagueWashington Times
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Meet Apache Spot, a new open source project for cybersecurity

InfoWorld - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 13:00

Hard on the heels of the discovery of the largest known data breach in history, Cloudera and Intel on Wednesday announced that they've donated a new open source project to the Apache Software Foundation with a focus on using big data analytics and machine learning for cybersecurity.

Originally created by Intel and launched as the Open Network Insight (ONI) project in February, the effort is now called Apache Spot and has been accepted into the ASF Incubator.

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Trump has turned over tax returns _ for lawsuits and loans

AP - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 12:22
WASHINGTON (AP) -- While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs - if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or when a judge forced him....
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Yellen Says Rate Hike Likely Appropriate This Year - ABC News

Google - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 12:09

USA TODAY

Yellen Says Rate Hike Likely Appropriate This Year
ABC News
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the central bank has no "fixed timetable" for raising interest rates but she believes the economy is ready for a rate hike by the end of the year. She said during an appearance before the House ...
Live video and blog of Fed's Janet Yellen testifying at House hearingMarketWatch (blog)
If The Fed Is 'Helping' The US Economy, Then It's By Definition Hurting ItForbes
Yellen: Banks 'well capitalized' despite challengesUSA TODAY
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