Saturday April 29-th, 2017

AT&T Might Acquire Time Warner in One of the Biggest Deal

AT&T closed down 3 percent at $37.49. Last year, it paid about $49 billion to buy satellite TV service provider DirecTV , a deal that expanded its pay-TV market reach nationwide. This would also be the second megamerger for AT&T in the past year. ...

International Space Station gains 3 crew members

They will stay on Tiangong 2 for a month conducting research. "We're doing really well, everything is great. We're going to learn as much as we can from them in that week and soak up all the knowledge they can send our way so that we can be more effi...

Kessler Investment Group buys $1961872 stake in Wells Fargo & Co Kessler Investment Group buys $1961872 stake in Wells Fargo & Co

Finally, Gemmer Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Wells Fargo & Co.by 6.7% in the second quarter. The reported earnings topped the analyst's consensus by $0 with the surprise factor around 0.00%. Brick & Kyle Associates now owns 3,153 share...

House Speaker DeLeo backing charter school ballot question House Speaker DeLeo backing charter school ballot question

School Committee Chairman David Thomson said in an interview the issue was brought up by the Danvers Teachers Association, which asked the committee to take a stand on the issue. In cities other than NY, she fears it could significantly slow charte...

ESA attempts to put its first Mars lander on the Red Planet

Schiaparelli shared a ride with the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO), which will search the martian atmosphere for methane and other gasses that could signal life. An artist's concept of Schiaparelli landing on Mars. Schiaparelli is part of the Exo...

Pixar animators' new short film may be the darkest, most adult yet Pixar animators' new short film may be the darkest, most adult yet

Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj know this, so in their spare time away from working on movies like INSIDE OUT they've been working on an animated short called BORROWED TIME . The filmmakers wanted to flip the stereotype of "t...

Putin to Kremlin journalists: US is watching you Putin to Kremlin journalists: US is watching you

While meeting the media in Goa , southwest India, the Russian president was asked to comment on hot issues as the USA elections, the situation in Ukraine and Syria, and his refusal to visit France, rather than Moscow's relations with its BRICS partn...

Facebook is testing its Snapchat-like Facebook is testing its Snapchat-like "Messenger Day" feature first in Australia

The strategy behind this feature is to take into consideration the Messenger's connection with Facebook's social network and thereby have a reference to the things which have been done recently by your friends. The hint behind Conversation Topics ...

Donald Trump: Maybe Paul Ryan Wants to Be President Himself

After Trump's video went viral, politicians began distancing themselves from him, vowing to either write-in their vote this election or simply pledging not to vote for Trump. "But he needs to stop going after the Republican Party". Democrats need...

Pence: Russia should face severe consequences if it's behind hack Pence: Russia should face severe consequences if it's behind hack

Some supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump are calling for riots if he loses on Election Day, causing some political experts to worry that the unsafe threats could be more than talk. "I've found very few situations where R...

Orbital rocket set for return to flight two years after disaster

If the weather is clear, the brilliant rocket burn of the Antares will be visible from far and wide as the rocket climbs towards space, potentially even as far away as southern Ontario, southern Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Sc...

White House denies battle for Mosul timed to benefit Clinton White House denies battle for Mosul timed to benefit Clinton

The fight over Mosul, home to 1.5 million people, is backed by USA ground and air forces, who are aiding the Iraqi military and Kurdish troops. On Monday, Iraqi military and police forces, alongside Kurdish fighters and various militias, began thei...

Rosetta Completes Historic Comet Landing, Ending ESA Mission

Let's all take a moment and pour one out metaphorically for Rosetta , the pioneering spacecraft that gave our newly spacefaring race its first comet landing. Rosetta has since documented exactly where on the comet Philae landed , showing how the p...

Russia Ratifies Need for United, Secular and Sovereign Syria Russia Ratifies Need for United, Secular and Sovereign Syria

It was the first direct discussion between the US secretary of state and his Russian counterpart since the failure of the second truce agreement in September. The talks in Lausanne opened less than two weeks after Washington suspended bilateral talks...

European lander released to begin final descent to Mars

The probe will take images of Mars and conduct scientific measurements on the surface, but its main goal is to test technology for a future European Mars rover. ESA says that Schiaparelli will enter the atmosphere on Wednesday at a speed of almost ...

Weekend Weather: from frost to near 70! Weekend Weather: from frost to near 70!

It will be slightly warmer Sunday . As the aforementioned storm system moves through early Monday we'll likely have some showers around to start the new week. So, temps in the 60s (much warmer than we typically have on race day) with some humidi...

Chinese government picks a fight with Packer Chinese government picks a fight with Packer

Australian officials were yesterday still trying to confirm if 18 Crown Resort employees, including three Australians, were in Chinese custody more than two days after they were apparently detained in anti-corruption raids. At least 18 Crown employee...

Is Your iPhone 7 Home Button Broken? Apple Offers Odd Temporary Workaround Is Your iPhone 7 Home Button Broken? Apple Offers Odd Temporary Workaround

Apple has a solution for iPhone 7 owners who find themselves with a defective home button. A user on the MacRumors forums has posted a screenshot of a warning message displayed by iOS 10 after the Home button failed. In this case, the user wrot...

China says supports Philippines' drug war China says supports Philippines' drug war

Duterte has been at the receiving end of global censure for his controversial anti-drug crackdown, in which over 3,600 people linked with narcotics have been killed by either police or unknown gunmen since June 30, when Duterte came to power.

More women accuse Donald Trump of sexual misconduct

When Zervos rejected his advances, he began speaking to her as if they were on a job interview and later offered her a low-paying job at a Trump-owned golf course. Anderson's decision to speak publicly about her experience follows last week's dis...

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