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Grieving Houston Mom Warns of Danger Lurking in Water

The 25-year-old and his friend Sean Stuart made a decision to return to rescue a cat she left behind, WFAA reported . A mom from the Spring Branch neighborhood of Houston reached out to WFAA-TV on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the electrocution death of her son, to warn others wading through the flooded remnants of Hurricane Harvey that they could be tempting the same fate .

Akpeyi out, Ezenwa to start in goal for Nigeria vs Cameroon

Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has urged the Super Eagles to play their heart out against Cameroon. Latest addition to the Super Eagles Ola Aina has spoken about representing Nigeria after spells with the English age grade teams.

Ricoh's newest 360-degree camera runs on Android with a smartphone processor

Omni-directional audio recording allows the user to be immersed in the scene, providing 360-degree audio alongside the visuals. The Theta V is built around the Qualcomm Connected Camera Platform, which runs on an octa-core, Cortex-A53 Snapdragon 625, and which forms the basis for the Yocto Linux based, Thundercomm/Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 IP Camera .

Razer releases a refreshed Blade Pro you can actually afford

And for the lower price, you are not losing a lot. Razer's newest laptop is looking to inspire the same desire without the associated sticker shock. In more than a few ways, the Full HD version of the Blade Pro is a sort of mid-point between the 4K Blade Pro and the smaller Blade 14.

Sesame Street and SpongeBob among first Alexa skills for kids

Krabs. Now Amazon is adding its first kid-focused features to the service, including games from Nickelodeon and Sesame Workshop and a storytelling feature. The first time you ask Alexa to enable a skill that's been identified for kids, it will ask you to give the skill permission in the Alexa app. Amazon launches its own skill called Storytime that reads bedtime stories to kids aged 5 and up with celebrity readers including SpongeBob himself, Tom Kenny.

Brokers Issue New Targets On Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (NYSE:TSM)

The stock has "Buy" rating by Longbow on Friday, August 14. Evercore downgraded the shares of SKYW in report on Tuesday, December 6 to "Hold" rating. The company was downgraded on Thursday, August 24 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by HSBC to "Hold" on Wednesday, June 21. 07/13/2016 - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Nomura.

Older iPhones, iPads will be obsolete when iOS 11 is released

For budding CGI blockbuster moviemakers, 3D film visualisation tool ShotPro is taking advantage of the ARKit platform to make embedding dragons and dinosaurs into real locations a simple drag and drop affair. Joining together under the banner of a service called Enterprise Next, Deloitte created a first-of-its-kind Apple practice, with over 5,000 strategic advisors consulting businesses on iOS device usage across a range of industries.

Mobile Says Its 600MHz LTE Sites Will Be 5G-Ready

T-Mobile was the primary beneficiary of the new spectrum , which it obtained in a drawn-out auction that ended this summer, obtaining 45%, or 31MHz, of the total. In order to make this a reality, T-Mobile is working closely with the FCC, device manufacturers, and more - with the goal of expanding to "parts of Wyoming, Northeast and Southwest Oregon, West Texas, Southwest Kansas, the Oklahoma panhandle, Western North Dakota, additional areas of Maine, Coastal North Carolina, Central ...

Smartwatch growth surges ahead of Apple, Fitbit offerings

Studies consistently point to smartwatches overtaking fitness trackers as time marches on, as additional features relating to health and fitness migrate into smartwatches. Fitbit's (NYSE:FIT) new smartwatch, the Fitbit Ionic , is now available for pre-order. However, short-term growth remains challenged as the product portfolio is vast and undifferentiated.

Skype Lite Adds SMS Insights: Should You Install It?

Microsoft has announced a new feature for Skype Lite for the Indian market . Skype Lite , the slow-network optimised version of Skype by Microsoft has just received a very critical update. Is the App Snooping on You? Microsoft has stated that it is using machine learning to complete the task. SMS Insights goes far beyond simply organizing your messages: it aggregates the information you need and presents it at a glance, sorting it into categories like Finance, Shopping, Travel, ...

Ducati to launches SuperSport and SuperSport S bikes in India soon

Both the standard and SuperSport S models are expected to hit the Indian market, although there is no official confirmation on this. Away from the unforgiving Panigales, if you've wanted a Ducati that looks just as exotic, packs a heavy punch, but doesn't come across as too extreme, the Ducati SuperSport is for you.

GTA Online Smuggler's Run update added a Battlegrounds-style mode

Rockstar unveiled a new mode called Motor Wars, and the premise and rules sound awfully familiar. The mode leaves no room for runners-up as only the last team standing can be the victor. Apart from the obvious difference here being weaponised cars (though maybe these could be fun in PUBG? ) the mode also shows other players on the radar.

Charlottesville Mayor Apologizes For Questioning Response to Rally

Signer's Facebook post asserted he'd been largely shut out of security preparations for the August 12 rally, which descended into violence. He agreed to four protocols that will be in effect for the rest of this year. "To work effectively together for the best interest of the city and its people". "We all faced a awful tragedy in Charlottesville, a city we all love", said Councilor Kristin Szakos.

United Rentals, Inc. (URI)

The Alabama-based Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams has invested 0.23% in United Rentals, Inc . Denver Investment Advisors Llc decreased United Rentals Inc (URI ) stake by 76.61% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (NYSE:URI) for 440,000 shares. Massmutual Tru Fsb Adv invested 0% in United Rentals, Inc . (NYSE:URI). 40,460 were accumulated by Castleark Management Lc.

Hot Stocks For Today: RingCentral, Inc. (RNG), Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR)

About 940,675 shares traded. It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:CAR). Cap Fund holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Avis Budget Group Inc. Raymond James Financial, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, June 9 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The insider Hardy John D. Jr . sold 992 shares worth $26,982. Also, the Hold rating count is 3 as of 08/30/17.

Judge rules Clovis library shooting suspect must stay behind bars

But it is identifying Jouett because of the seriousness of the crime and because authorities plan to file a motion seeking adult sanctions against the teen. Kim Tipton, who was in a building across the street from the library, saw multiple police units arrive a few minutes after 4 p.m. and they had their rifles drawn.

Capcom Announces All New Puzzle Fighter for iPhone, iPad and Android Devices

The new Puzzle Fighter will feature many legendary characters from different Capcom IPs. Players would pick characters from Street Fighter or Darkstalkers and compete in puzzles against opponents, dropping pairs of gems, matching them with similar colors, and destroying them with crash gems to damage opponents.

Sony's tiny RX0 is made for VR and multi-camera work

Its not mean to to always be used alone, but as part of a multi-camera rig for VR, mixed reality and 360-degree videos or stills. With its ability to shoot as fast as 16 fps in burst mode, 960 fps in slow motion, and a shutter lag of only 1/32000 seconds, the Sony RX0 guarantees you'll catch the action, from any angle and any condition.

DJI debuts Mavic Pro Platinum, Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian drones at IFA

Existing Mavic Pro owners can get some of the benefits with the new propellers alone, which are backwards compatible. DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has introduced two new drones, the Mavic Pro Platinum and Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian and announces the "Sphere" mode for the Spark at IFA 2017 in Berlin.

Sonic Forces Coming On November 7, 2017

From the team that brought you Sonic Colors and Sonic Generations , Sonic Forces has players experience fast-paced action as Modern Sonic , catapult past perilous platforms as Classic Sonic , and use powerful new gadgets as their own Custom Hero Character.

WhatsApp now lets select business accounts get verified

Any verified account will get a "green check", which will confirm that it has been verified and that you are talking with a person who's working for the specific company. WhatsApp appears to have stopped working for users around the world as the chat app now appears to be unable to send or receive messages. The WhatsApp Business service has been in the pipeline for a while and was published on a support page on the platform's website and explains the service works by requiring a customer ...

Garmin goes after Apple, Fitbit with new line of smartwatches

Taking a cue from its rivals, Garmin has announced Garmin Vivoactive 3 smartwatch. Chances are that if you had a dashboard Global Positioning System mapping unit in your vehicle a few years ago, it had the Garmin name on it. Finally, the £280 Vivoactive 3 Global Positioning System smartwatch adds apps to the mix, which you can download for free from the Garmin Connect IQ Store.

Bungie Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts With Destiny 2 Emblem

Bungie is teaming up with charity foundation Direct Relief to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. The developer is also calling fans of the science-fiction franchise to donate directly as well. This isn't the first time Bungie has partnered with Direct Relief, as the two groups worked together back in 2015 to generate aid for survivors of a deadly natural disaster in Nepal.

SanDisk crams 400GB into a microSD card

It is rated as App Performance Class A1, a rating that signifies that the card can run apps as well. Android's most recent versions allow you to adopt microSD-based storage as "native internal" storage, which allows you to use it to install apps, store photos and more as if you were using a built-in flash memory drive.

WikiLeaks hack reveals effectiveness of crude

The hackers used the tried and true method of finding old passwords from previous large breaches, and trying them out on as many sites as possible in a process of elimination. It is unlikely that WikiLeaks servers were hacked, causing any long-term harm to its hacking operations. Anonymous responded to OurMine's goading by describing the attack as a "fake defacement", having previously shared personal information of claimed members of OurMine.

Japanese Man Banned From Twitter For Death Threat Against Mosquito

The man later received a message from Twitter that his account has been blocked and can not be retrieved. This account can not be reactivated. "My account was permanently frozen after I said I killed mosquitoes. As RocketNews24 reports, it appears an automated program flagged the account by searching for certain words and phrases. In March, Twitter expanded its efforts to use algorithms to identify and take action against accounts that are potentially engaging in harmful and offensive ...

Aston Martin back in the black in 2017

But that will only be built in small numbers. Palmer also told the FT that Aston Martin would buy in battery cells, but that its EV powertrains would be designed and built in-house. There will also be a hybrid power unit in the Valkyrie , a multi-million pound hypercar with Formula One performance and designed in partnership with the Red Bull F1 team.

Dollar General Isn't Taking Any Chances After Amazon Bought Whole Foods

Morgan Stanley reiterated an "overweight" rating and set a $85.00 price target on shares of Dollar General Corporation in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. On average, equities research analysts expect that Dollar General Corporation will post $4.50 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. If you are accessing this article on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of worldwide trademark & copyright law.

Deepika Padukone finally wraps up shooting of 'Padmavati'

The diva will be seen playing the titular role of Rani Padmavati in the magnum opus. According to sources, "There are a lot of speculations about the pay structure of " Padmavati ". The story of the film is based on the episode of Padmini's life when she jumped into the fire ( jauhar ) and died in order to prevent herself from being captured by the awful Alauddin Khilji, played by Singh.

Destiny 2's First DLC Features Osiris, Mercury Patrol Zone

The first DLC's story will revolve around saving Osiris from the Vex, as he was once exiled from the rest of humanity for his obsession with the Darkness, a mysterious evil force. Bungie tried to work this problem through the next DLC's so that fans were not still frustrated about the game's lore missing. Early details on the Destiny 2 Expansion Pass were announced back in March, with Bungie saying, "Get access to both Expansion I and Expansion II, offering brand new story ...

Nissan's 370Z gets a refresh for 2018

However nine years is a long time in the performance auto game, so Nissan has given the 370Z a little nip and tuck to keep it fresh amongst a slew of newer rivals. You will now get the 2018MY updates on the 370Z if you pop off to your Nissan dealer and remind them it's a vehicle they still sell. Nissan has fitted an Exedy high-performance clutch though, which the firm says "reduces driver pedal effort and delivers even greater levels of gear change precision and comfort".

Sony's new speaker is an Apple HomePod rival with Google Assistant built

Google Home is, of course, far from ideal and it could do with a second iteration, which is probably unlikely to happen. Sitting taller and wider than the original Google Assistant "Google Home" the Sony LF-S50G is all about sound. m. room. The device features a full-range speaker for vocal and treble notes, a subwoofer for bass, and an omnidirectional two-stage diffuser to spread sound across the room.

Analysts See $0.26 EPS for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE)

Public Storage (NYSE:PSA)'s earnings per share has been growing at a 15.8 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 8.1 percent. Seawolf Capital Limited Liability Company has invested 1.73% in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA). Wells Fargo & Mn holds 0.21% of its portfolio in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) for 5.70 million shares.

Galaxy Note 8 Receive DisplayMate's Highest Score Ever

Until, of course, the Samsung Galaxy S9 comes out in March next year. One key thing to notice in this report is that the S9 might come with 4 GB of RAM , which feels a bit odd since the S7, S7 Edge and S8 all had 4 GB of RAM . The sensor is on the right side of the camera on both phones, rather than in a central position that would be easier to reach. There is also speculation that the Galaxy S9 will become the first Galaxy S series smartphone with a dual-camera setup.

LG V30 First Look and Tour!

The curtains will be thrown open on LG's new V30 smartphone, the brand's second flagship of 2017. But what can you possibly find lacking at the dazzling, ultra-powerful LG V30 unveiled in Berlin today? LG boasts this is the first smartphone to feature an f/1.6 aperture, which should make it better in low light conditions.