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A look at deadly Category 5 hurricanes that made landfall – 12 News

Hurricane Patricia slammed into Mexico's Pacific coast on Friday as a powerful Category 5 storm, with its eye coming ashore just west of the port city of Manzanillo.

The only other Category 5 hurricane in the Pacific to ever hit land was also near Manzanillo. In the Atlantic, a dozen Category 5 hurricanes have come ashore.

Here's a look at the hurricanes that have made landfall as Category 5 storms, leaving death and destruction in their wake........

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Microsoft to open doors to its first flagship store in New York | CTV News

The doors to Microsoft's first, flagship store are set to open in New York today, to become the company's largest retail space to date.

After six years of planning, the Microsoft Store will open at 677 Fifth Avenue, where products will be showcased across two floors spanning 22,269 square feet (2,070 square metres).

In addition to Surface, Lumia, and Microsoft Band devices, the store will be the only location to showcase Microsoft Surface Hub, a conference system designed for group work.

Staff at the flagship store will

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Apple sells blockbuster 13 million iPhone 6s, 6s Plus units in launch weekend

"Sales for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have been phenomenal, blowing past any previous first weekend sales results in Apple's history," Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said. "Customers' feedback is incredible and they are loving 3D Touch and Live Photos, and we can't wait to bring iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to customers in even more countries on October 9."

The company noted that sales completed by Saturday, Sept. 26 will be included in Apple's 2015 fourth fiscal quarter results. Beginning on Sunday, Sept. 27, completed sales will be included in Apple's 2016 first fiscal quarter results.

With 13 million units sold in three days, Apple easily trounced last year's record of 10 million units sold in the launch weekend for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. But this year's roll-out had one key advantage over last year's: China.

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4 Volume Active Movers of Yesterday: Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT), J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), Con-way Inc (NYSE:CNW), Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX) | Stocks Newswire

Committed to reducing lung cancer morbidity around the world, Medtronic`s (MDT) Minimally Invasive Therapies Group recently launched a 2,500-patient, international study to assess real-world impact of its superDimension(TM) navigation system. The Company developed the study to support and validate the superDimension system, which the Company hopes will become the global standard-of-care for obtaining lung tissue biopsies from the periphery of the lungs.

The LungGPS(TM) technology used in the superDimension system is the first of its kind to enable Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy procedures (also known as ENB procedures). ENB procedures provide a

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Google’s Project Ara Phone Test in Puerto Rico Canceled – WSJ

An audacious effort by Google Inc. to upend the way smartphones are designed, built and sold has hit a snag on the way to Puerto Rico.

Google’s Project Ara is designing a “modular” smartphone with components that can be replaced and upgraded through a hardware marketplace similar to an app store. Googleplanned to begin selling the device in a pilot test in Puerto Rico this year, in partnership with big Latin American cellular carriers OpenMobile and Claro, part of América Móvil.

Source: www.wsj.com

 

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