October

Supreme Court allows census count to end October 31, siding with Trump administration

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday the U.S. Census Bureau can conclude its 2020 count on October 31 and that will give it enough time to finish with enough time to process the data before year end. The decision, which the Trump administration favored, came with a candid dissent from Justice Sonia Sotomayor.  

“Meeting the deadline at the expense of the accuracy of the census is not a cost worth paying,” Sotomayor wrote in her dissent. “Especially when the Government has failed to show why it could not bear the lesser cost of expending more resources to meet the deadline or continuing its prior efforts to seek an extension from Congress. This Court normally does not grant extraordinary relief on such a painfully disproportionate balance of harms.”

The U.S. Census Bureau, which is overseen by Trump appointee Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, announced in an August 3 press release that it would be ending its count by September 30 — a month before it originally planned. The Trump administration argued it needed to end then to crunch the data before the congressionally-mandated deadline of December 31, 2020. 

In-person data collection, a hallmark of the Census, was forced to pause in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The temporary suspension prompted the Census Bureau to initially request an extension for the count. “To ensure the completeness and accuracy of the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau is seeking statutory relief from Congress of 120 additional calendar days to deliver final apportionment counts,” read an April press release from the Bureau.

The administration later changed course, announcing on August 3 that it would instead be speeding up the count to meet its statutory deadline of December 31, 2020. However, this so-called “replan” came just weeks after President Trump announced plans to exclude undocumented immigrants

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Realme 7 receives October 2020 update with camera improvements

Realme 7 receives October 2020 update with camera improvements

13 Oct 2020: Realme 7 receives October 2020 update with camera improvements

Realme has started rolling out the October 2020 update for its Realme 7 model.

As per the changelog, the firmware brings a host of camera optimizations including the image clarity of the Portrait mode and noise issue in HDR mode.

The update also comes with improvements related to Bluetooth connectivity, optimized charging algorithm, and the September 2020 Android security patch.

Here are more details.

Fact: Everything to know about the update

The new update carries build number RMX2151PU_11_A.59 and is being rolled out in a phased manner via over-the-air method. To manually check for the firmware, you can go to Settings >System Updates.

Design and display: Recalling the Realme 7

As far as its specifications are concerned, the Realme 7 features a punch-hole design with a prominent bottom bezel and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for secure biometric authentication. On the rear, it houses a quad camera setup.

The handset bears a 6.5-inch Full-HD+ (1080×2400 pixels) LCD screen with a 20:9 aspect ratio, and is available in Mist Blue and Mist White color options.

Fact: For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers

The Realme 7 has a quad rear camera module, including a 64MP (f/1.8) primary sensor, an 8MP (f/2.3) ultra-wide lens, a 2MP (f/2.4) macro camera, and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor with an LED flash. On the front, it offers a 16MP (f/2.1) selfie snapper.

Internals: Under the hood

The Realme 7 draws power from a MediaTek Helio G95 chipset, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage.

The device runs on Android 10-based Realme UI and packs a 5,000mAh battery with 30W fast-charging support.

On the connectivity front, it offers support for

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Pfister LF042JDCC Jaida Bathroom Faucet Review ~ October 2020

The Pfister Jaida Single Control Bath Faucet offers plenty of unique features that show off why Pfister is the cream of the crop. Lead-Free Compliance and exceeding Water-Sense Standards are among just two of those features. But be aware that all this comes at a price. Check out our best bathroom faucets list for more great ideas!

Why We Like It – Pfister LF042JDCC Jaida Bathroom Faucet

The Pfister Jaida offers some standard options, like ADA compliance so anyone can use it, along with options that are quite rare, such as no-tool installation and a never-leak guarantee, that combine into a bathroom faucet that’s one of a kind and makes you realize why Pfister is at the top of the faucet game.

Pros

  • Complies with Lead-Free Requirements
  • Variety of Great Finishes
  • Exceeds WaterSense Standard by 30%

Cons

  • A lot of Pfister-Only Parts means You Must Buy Replacements from Them
  • A Little Expensive

Performance

The Pfister Jaida Modern Single Control Bath Faucet meets all ADA requirements so people from all walks of life can use the faucet with ease. The faucet also complies with lead-free requirements set out by the U.S Safe Drinking Water Act. If lead-free is an important factor, please use, or consider using, the Brushed Centerset Lead Free Bathroom BF015 1 BN. If you live in California you’re in even more luck as the Pfister also exceeds CALGreen Criteria and is also in compliance with CEC water efficiency standards.

Design

The Pfister Jaida collection make use of a variety of finishes to catch your attention. These finishes include polished chrome, brushed nickel, spot-defense brushed nickel, and tuscan bronze. Pfast Connect reduces installation time and guarantees a secure connection to water supply lines. Finally, the installation requires no tools which is a plus for those who may be tool

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Peerless Single Handle Centerset Bathroom P136LF Review ~ October 2020

The Peerless Single Handle Centerset Bathroom P136LF Bathroom Faucet is an ideal faucet for seniors that’s not only affordable, but easy to install. Supply lines aren’t included though, so you’ll either have to already have some or purchase them separately. Our list of best bathroom faucets will have even more to tell you, so check it out!

Why We Like It – Peerless Single Handle Centerset Bathroom P136LF

The Peerless P136LF Bathroom Faucet’s ADA compliance means that anyone, from all walks of life, will be able to use the faucet without any troubles. The 3-Hole, 4-Inch Centerset configuration is quite easy to install and the limited lifetime warranty means you can rest easy if something does indeed go wrong either with installation or regular usage.

Pros

  • Ideal for Seniors
  • Comes in Chrome or Brushed Nickel
  • Affordable

Cons

  • Not rated for cUPC or NSF 61
  • Some Plastic Components
  • Supply Lines Not Included

Performance

The Peerless Single Handle Centerset Bathroom Faucet is ADA Compliant so anyone with disabilities, or elderly people with mobility issues, should have no trouble using it. In fact, we found this faucet to be especially ideal for seniors because the spout height is a mere 1.72” while it’s length is 3.91”. This makes it easy for anyone to reach over and turn on and ensures the water is poured directly in the basin. You can also consider the Brushed Centerset Lead Free Bathroom BF015 1 BN if you’d like a faucet that’s also cUPC and NSF 61 compliant too.

Design

The Peerless Single Handle Faucet is easy to install and designed to fit 3-hole, 4-inch centerset configurations. Unfortunately, this means you’ll have to look elsewhere if you have a single-hole sink as there’s no way to rig the faucet. But if you don’t mind more than one hole,

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ImmunoPrecise Antibodies CEO Dr. Jennifer Bath Appeared Live, Sunday October 4th, on Fox & Friends

VICTORIA, BC, Oct. 05, 2020 /CNW/ – IMMUNOPRECISE ANTIBODIES LTD. (the “Company” or “IPA”) (TSXV: IPA) (OTCQB: IPATF) (FSE: TQB2), a leader in full-service, therapeutic antibody discovery and development, today announced that Dr. Jennifer Bath, CEO of IPA, was invited Sunday morning, October 4th, as a guest on Fox & Friends with Anchor Jedediah Bila at 7:15a.m. ET.

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Dr. Bath explained the unique functions of cocktail therapies as they pertain to SARS-CoV-2, including the antibody treatment administered to President Trump.   She also expanded on the importance of the initial design for such strategies and how early steps can be taken to support the safety and efficacy of treatments, but that these tests take time.

IPA launched their Polytope™ Therapy Cocktail, which they believe to be the most promising approach to address a virus like SARS-CoV-2, as it also aims to protect and treat both current and future strains and variants of SARS.

To view Dr. Bath’s interview on Fox & Friends please click here.

About ImmunoPrecise Antibodies Ltd.
ImmunoPrecise is a global technology platform company with end-to-end solutions empowering companies to discover and develop therapies against any disease. The Company’s experience and cutting-edge technologies enable unparalleled support of its partners in their quest to bring innovative treatments to the clinic. ImmunoPrecise’s full-service capabilities dramatically reduce the time required for, and the inherent risk associated with, conventional multi-vendor product development. For further information, visit www.immunoprecise.com or contact [email protected]

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