Moose Die-Off Alarms Scientists

CHOTEAU, Mont. — Across North America — in places as far-flung as Montana and British Columbia, New Hampshire and Minnesota — moose populations are in steep decline. And no one is sure why. Twenty years ago, Minnesota had two geographically separate moose populations.

via Pocket http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/15/science/earth/something-is-killing-off-the-moose.html

Amazon Said in Talks With HTC Since June on Prime Handset Plans

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), the world’s biggest e-commerce company, and HTC Corp. (2498) have been in talks since at least June to develop handsets for sale to users of the Amazon Prime service, according to two people familiar with the talks.

via Pocket http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-10-16/amazon-said-in-talks-with-htc-since-june-on-prime-handset-plans.html

Rescue teams evacuate residents after typhoon in India

BHUBANESWAR, India, Oct. 15 (UPI) — Typhoon Phailin and flooding in the Indian state of Odisha has affected more than 12 million people and killed 26 victims, rescue authorities said. Flooding from the Budhabalanga river killed five of those victims, the Press Trust of India said.

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“Guns Save Lives Day” Moved from Dec. 14 to Dec. 15

Following national criticism and concern, “Guns Save Lives Day” has been moved from its original date of Dec. 14, the anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, to Dec. 15 of this year.

via Pocket http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Guns-Save-Lives-Day-Moved-from-Dec-14-to-Dec-15-227746111.html

Netflix In Cable Boxes

Netflix is a good app for the iPhone, iPad, and on Android devices. It’s also a key part of Apple TV, and Roku. It’s on Xbox, and Playstation. Netflix is bundled into just about every Internet connected TV. Some TVs even have dedicated Netflix buttons.

via Pocket http://www.businessinsider.com/netflix-in-cable-boxes-2013-10

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