November 15, 2019
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Ridgecrest earthquakes show how small faults can trigger big quakes

Ridgecrest earthquakes show how small faults can trigger big quakes
When an earthquake strikes, the instinct of many Californians is to ask: Which fault ruptured — the Newport-Inglewood, the Hayward, the mighty San Andreas?But scientists are increasingly saying it’s not that simple.New research shows that the Ridgecrest earthquakes that began in July ruptured at least two dozen faults. It’s the latest evidence of how small…

Miami Dolphins, Lions Sending Reps to Colin Kaepernick Workout

Miami Dolphins, Lions Sending Reps to Colin Kaepernick Workout
Colin Kaepernick Dolphins, Lions Sending Reps to Workout ... Coach Says 11/13/2019 10:59 AM PT Breaking News IMAGN 10:59 AM PT -- Panthers safety Eric Reid -- one of Kaepernick's biggest supporters -- says the workout "feels like a PR stunt" by the league ... but says Kap will be ready for it regardless. "We'll…

Bitcoin Extortionists Hit Fortune-500 Mexican Oil Giant Pemex for $5 Million

Bitcoin Extortionists Hit Fortune-500 Mexican Oil Giant Pemex for $5 Million
Pemex is required to pay the Bitcoin ransom within two weeks or face paying double after. About 5% of the computers have been affected by the DoppelPaymer software. The oil giant’s billing systems are the most impacted and could lead to delays in paying salaries. The hackers who hit Mexico’s state oil giant Pemex earlier…

LeBron James on Track for Best Season Ever for a 35-Year-Old

LeBron James on Track for Best Season Ever for a 35-Year-Old
LeBron James is having an all-time season for a 35-year-old. The current record-holder for PER at 35 is Michael Jordan. LeBron is doing this through rest, body care, and motivation. As LeBron James watches his hairline fade away, his game just seems to keep growing. King James turns 35 next month, but he’s leading the…

Boston Bruins’ Charlie McAvoy smashes forehead on goalpost in scary incident

Boston Bruins’ Charlie McAvoy smashes forehead on goalpost in scary incident
Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy was forced to leave the game in the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday.McAvoy smashed his head into one of the goalposts as he tried to prevent a late breakaway goal in Boston’s 6-4 win over Pittsburgh. McAvoy slid to block a shot and his momentum carried him…

Tesla increases range and price of the Model 3 Long Range

Tesla increases range and price of the Model 3 Long Range
Tesla has updated its Model 3 online configurator today to increase the rated-range and price of the Model 3 Long Range. When Tesla launched the $35,000 Model 3 earlier this year, the automaker surprised many by announcing that it would increase the range of all existing Long-Range Model 3 with rear-wheel-drive vehicles delivered to date. CEO…

Twitter will put a stop to political ads on November 22nd

Twitter will put a stop to political ads on November 22nd
Dorsey said the decision stemmed from both principles and practical realities. A political message on Twitter should earn its reach when people follow or share accounts, and "should not be compromised by money," the CEO said. He added that there was a rapidly growing variety of methods for manipulating political discussions, including AI-optimized messages, misinformation…

Billionaire Warren Buffett is Backing The Entire Stock Market With Bold...

Billionaire Warren Buffett is Backing The Entire Stock Market With Bold BoA Bet
In what may be a very bullish sign for the stock market, multi-billionaire Warren Buffett is preparing to dip into his historic $122 billion cash pile. In a filing to the US Federal Reserve, Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway signaled it would like to increase its holdings of Bank Of America, (NYSE: BAC) as the Oracle of…

JP Morgan’s Blowout Earnings Shaded by Dimon’s Recession Warning

JP Morgan’s Blowout Earnings Shaded by Dimon’s Recession Warning
JP Morgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) posted record revenues and profits for the third quarter. JPM shares rose 3.8% in morning trading on the Q3 earnings report, which revealed that net revenues (the company’s total cash haul) and net income (profits left over after expenses) both grew by 8%. Net revenue for the quarter was $30.1 billion.…

Pixelbook Go hands-on: Google’s affordable premium Chromebook

Pixelbook Go hands-on: Google’s affordable premium Chromebook
Another thing I liked about the Go was its keyboard. The original Pixelbook was lauded for its comfortable and quiet keyboard. Still, as senior product manager Ben Janofsky told Engadget, the company wanted to make sure the new Chromebook had an even better keyboard. The team took the original Pixelbook's setup and spent two years…

Have Netflix Subscriptions Peaked in the U.S.? Streaming Giant Solidifies International...

Have Netflix Subscriptions Peaked in the U.S.? Streaming Giant Solidifies International Growth
There’s a lot of big changes happening in the video streaming market, and competition is beginning to squeeze some of the big players. The incoming launch of Disney Plus and the emergence of Apple TV are sure to impact other media platforms. However, the old guard of Netflix is continuing to adjust its strategy in…

Hepatitis A Outbreaks Flare Up Across U.S.

Hepatitis A Outbreaks Flare Up Across U.S.
Hepatitis A outbreaks are erupting across the U.S., reversing a long-term decline in cases of the viral liver disease and prompting state health departments to mount aggressive vaccination campaigns. Since outbreaks of the virus began in 2016, 30 states have reported cases totaling more than 26,000, including 268 deaths....