Monthly Archives: October 2018

Facebook shares climb despite weak Q3 user growth and revenue

After last quarter’s bloodbath earnings report that cut 20 percent from Facebook’s share price, the social network stumbled in Q3 2018, reaching 2.27 billion monthly users, up 37 million users or 1.79 percent — only slightly better than Q1’s slowest-ever growth rate of just 1.54 percent, and compared to an 2.29 billion Wall Street estimate. It added 24 million daily ...

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Internet-famous NoNoNoNo Cat dies at 16 (VIDEOS)

Marquis, the cat who became world-famous as the “NoNoNoNo Cat,” has passed away at the grand old age of 16, Russian media report. RT looks back at the greatest hits of the fluffy feline. The Siberian cat, best known for his meowing that resembled a person saying “NO NO NO NO,” received world-wide attention back in 2011. The original video ...

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Sex offenders’ homes to be marked by ‘No Trick or Treat’ signs, to keep kids away on Halloween

The Sheriff’s office in Butt’s County, Georgia, will place “no trick or treat” signs on the front lawns of sex offenders this Halloween, in a bid to prevent children from coming into contact with registered sex offenders. “This Halloween, my office has placed signs in front of every registered sex offender’s house to notify the public that it’s a house ...

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Google Pixel 3 XL users are getting twice the notch, thanks to a bug

Over the past two years, the notch move from anomaly to fact of life, and no company has proven itself more pro-notch than Google. From its embrace of #notchlife in Android Pie to the downright gigantic one found up top on the Pixel 3 XL, Google’s really notchin’ it up. In fact, as noted by Android Police the Pixel 3 XL ...

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China’s newest J-20 stealth fighter makes rare appearance in the sky (VIDEO)

Several Chengdu J-20s, the cutting edge of Chinese military aviation, have been spotted in the skies over southern China, where an airshow is scheduled for November. The four J-20s, moving in two formations of two, made a low pass above the airport in Zhuhai. The undated video was tweeted by the Chinese daily Global Times. Zhuhai is scheduled to host ...

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‘Violent revolution’ may visit the US if Democrats don’t win midterms – James Cromwell

Actor James Cromwell has warned that a violent revolution could potentially be unleashed across the United States if the Democrats don’t win back control from Republicans in the upcoming midterm elections. The actor, who played George H.W. Bush in Oliver Stone’s ‘W,’ issued the drastic warning at the fourth annual Carney Awards where he was honored for his work as ...

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Twitter’s doubling of character count from 140 to 280 had little impact on length of tweets

Twitter’s decision to double its character count from 140 to 280 characters last year hasn’t dramatically changed the length of Twitter posts. According to new data released by the company this morning, Twitter is still a place for briefer thoughts, with only 1% of tweets hitting the 280-character limit, and only 12% of tweets longer than 140 characters. Brevity, it seems, ...

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Cat karma: Guy smashes own windscreen trying to frighten feline (VIDEO)

Published time: 30 Oct, 2018 18:11 One prankster got his comeuppance when attempting to trick a cat, only to play himself. Footage of the embarrassing display of human stupidity shows the man lure the cat across his windscreen – and it doesn’t go well for his car. READ MORE: ‘Cat Moss’? Fashionable feline owns the ‘catwalk’ during Turkish runway show ...

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Apple’s new iPads delete the home button for good

Apple drove the final nails in the home button’s coffin on Tuesday, removing the once ubiquitous feature from its new line of iPad devices. The new iPad Pro devices, revealed at Tuesday’s Apple event in New York, no longer have a home button. The design move, which is meant to make room for a bigger, more compelling display, follows the home ...

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Russia to hold live missile drills outside Norway amid massive NATO drills

Moscow is to hold missile drills in international waters outside Norway, where NATO is hosting massive war games of its own involving 50,000 troops, making it the largest exercise since the end of the Cold War era. The Russian military will hold the live missile firing drills on November 1-3, amid the ongoing Trident Juncture 2018 NATO exercise. The war ...

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