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Apple Might Launch Its One-Day Black Friday Event

This is truly a treat for shoppers as Apple didn't join last year's Black Friday to let retailers like Target and Best Buy to make the deals. Apple may also want to preserve the price point and want it not too available for everyone.

Apple to replace faulty iPhone 6S batteries

Apple announced Sunday that it will swap out faulty batteries in certain iPhone 6s devices. There's one caveat though. The battery replacement comes less than a week after Apple offered to fix for a reduced price of US$149 iPhone 6 Plus de...

Dolphins rally past Rams 14-10 for 5th straight win

That's unfair to a unit that's playing remarkable football but is the victim of being asked to carry too much of the weight. Tannehill passed for 172 yards in a fifth straight victory for the Dolphins, who were dominated by the Rams' defense until ...

U.S. weather satellite's launch promises 'quantum leap' in forecasts

EST. Here's what that means for you: Better lightning detection will allow us to see and forecast rapid intensification of tropical cyclones, along with increasing the warning time for tornadoes. In all, data from GOES-R will result in 34 new or ...

Bruno Mars Announces 24K Magic Tour

The 24K Magic World Tour marks Mars' first full-length tour since 2013's hugely successful Moonshine Jungle World Tour, an global blockbuster that sold 2 million tickets worldwide across 155 sold-out dates. It has the ideal amount of funk and disco, ...

Halle Berry Makes a Cameo on Bruno Mars' New Album '24K Magic'

We'd all sleep in one bed. "We had each other and it never felt like it was the end of the world", he says. "I love DJ Quik, Suga Free, Too Short, E-40, Dr. The critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, producer, director, musician recently dominated ...

Paris climate deal is not safe from Trump

The Paris Agreement commits countries to taking action to keep temperature rises to "well below" 2C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to keep rises to 1.5C, which will require greenhouse gas emissions to fall to net zero within decade...

The Arctic is freakishly hot right now - 36 degrees above normal

Climatologist Richard James said on his blog , "It is wonderful to see that the warmth has become even more pronounced since the end of October". Mark Serreze, who heads the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colorado, agrees that somet...

North Pole 36 degrees warmer than normal

At the height of the storm, the weather was 10c warmer than the region's 10-year average - and the melting ice proves it. This is the second consecutive year that temperatures in the region have risen to record-breaking levels. "Both the persistence ...

Amazon Music Unlimited rolls out family subscription plans

Following a launch of its new Amazon Music Unlimited plan in the U.S. Even if it only cut the price by a dollar or two for Prime members , that could be a compelling selling point for choosing Amazon Music Unlimited - and Prime. Amazon said each f...

Super Mario Run Launch Date announced for December 15th

Super Mario , however, will be set to run automatically, making this something of a dynamic running game more than an infinite runner title. Unlike the famous plumber's console offerings, Super Mario Run is a one-touch platformer that sees ...

Apple's Phil Schiller Makes Things Clear, No Touchscreen Macs

Still, it's hard not to compare and contrast between Apple's stance that touch interfaces don't work on desktop machines and Microsoft's counter-argument that they very much do. In her opinion, the Touch Bar is not makes a compelling good reason to...

Google highlighting inaccurate story about election results

The policy would include sites that distribute false news. Google's AdSense network is a major source of revenue for many sites, so the policy could curb the financial incentive for fake news sites. "We've been working on an update to our publisher...

I feel 'very encouraged' after meeting with Trump - Obama

President-elect Trump reacted for the first time to the protests on Thursday. Trump spent years perpetrating the lie that Obama was born outside the United States. McConnell joined Trump and his entourage on a walking tour through part of the build...

'Star Wars' Against Hate: 'Rogue One' Writers Get Political

A new TV spot was also released today called "Hope". Ben Mendelsohn during the Rogue One Panel at the Star Wars Celebration 2016 at ExCel on July 15, 2016 in London, England. The new global trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story just droppe...

Google hits back at European Union antitrust charges... again

If the EC does decide to officially declare that Google violated its antitrust rules, it could fine the company up to 10 percent of its previous financial year's turnover, which would come to $74.5 billion. "Android hasn't hurt competition, it's expa...

Student Wearing Hijab Allegedly Attacked By Man Wearing 'Trump' Hat

A Louisiana college student has reported she was assaulted and robbed of her wallet and Muslim headscarf by two men, one of whom was wearing a white "Trump" hat, authorities said Thursday. Kareem Attia, a 23-year-old graduate student who is preside...

Samsung launches Pink Galaxy S7 (no pink S7 edge though)

On the other hand, it is said that it will not be easy for Samsung Electronics to skip the introduction of the Galaxy S8 at the MWC even if Samsung postpones its release. The Samsung Galaxy S8 development has been heavily watched and there are ...

Mass Effect Andromeda: The Return of Loyalty Missions

We have not seen anything from Mass Effect: Andromeda for some time now so it is nice to finally see the new trailer for the upcoming game . The new trailer does not feature any gameplay footage but instead showcases a scripted cinematic that was ...

Clinton focuses on healing, Trump on emails in final hours

Trump predicted victories in MI and other traditionally Democratic states. And Trump paused to inspect an audience member's Trump mask ("Nice set of hair", he said), accept a fire helmet and acknowledge a baby in the crowd. After Sarasota, Trump f...

EU commissioner apologises for remarks on China

The German Federation of Lesbians and Gays (LSVD) and politicians from the Greens and Social Democrats sharply criticised Oettinger, with some calling for his resignation."An EU commissioner must be able to convincingly represent the European value...

World Series Game 7 ticket prices spike to a record

A small group of Cleveland Indians participate in an optional team workout at Progressive Field, Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 in preparation for baseball's upcoming World Series Game 6 against the Chicago Cubs Tuesday night in Cleve. It can be argued that C...

North Dakota officials borrow $4M, criticize protest cost

The pipeline company has said the pipeline would have guards against leaks and would be safer than carrying oil by train and truck. President Barack Obama has weighed in on the ongoing protests against the construction of an oil pipeline in North ...

Umm, They Think They've Found Amelia Earhart

Earhart was last heard from on July 2, 1937 as she tried to become the first woman to fly around the world. The group also believes that skeletal remains found on a small island between Hawaii and Australia could be those of Earhart .

Obama caught in middle of unseemly spat over Clinton emails

Clinton turned to popular first lady Michelle Obama to rally voters in North Carolina, a state that could deliver a knockout blow to Trump. The day ended with the plane of Mike Pence, Trump's running mate, sliding off the slippery runway at New Yor...

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by tight two-point margin

Trump needs to win them all - and then go on to pick off some states that are now in Clinton's column. "This changes everything", he said to roaring crowds on the campaign trail that interrupted him with chants of "lock her up". Clinton said. "T...

Microsoft launches first desktop, Windows update with 3D features

HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus, and Acer will all begin producing VR headsets that don't require any kind of exterior sensor to function, called inside-out positional tracking. Stylus support is one of the standout features of the Surface Pro, so much so, th...

Microsoft goes after Apple with high-end PC lineup boasting 3-D software

The software giant, which for years relied on hardware makers to come up with PCs that run its Windows operating system , unveiled the device at a Wednesday morning event in NY. However, the few details that are known about this desktop seems to be ...

DC-area forecast: Record warmth possible today, then cooler for Halloween

EXTENDED: Tuesday will be mostly sunny, dry, and a tad bit warmer with the high still sitting in the lower 80s. By 7 PM when It's time for trick or treaters temperatures will still be in the upper 60's! The sky turns partly cloudy after the mornin...

China raises its space game with successful Shenzhou-11 launch

The astronauts took off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northern China. While aboard the station the astronauts will conduct experiments in medicine and other space related technologies. China conducted its first crewed space mission in 2...

NBC News fires Billy Bush after lewd Donald Trump tape airs

When asked whether her husband's recently leaked comments from 2005 in which he says his fame and fortune allows him to kiss women without their consent and "grab their pussy" constitutes sexual assault, Melania Trump plainly said "no".

Netflix Rockets On Q3 Subscriber Gains, Earnings, Sales

This is a big turnaround from last quarter, when Netflix blew its numbers, and apologized to investors for doing so. And while Netflix's critics like to point out that it doesn't make money, it did eke out a (very) modest profit of $51.5 mill...

Global deal reached to limit powerful greenhouse gases

Today in Kigali , Rwanda, almost 200 countries adopted an ambitious and far reaching solution to this looming crisis. An amendment to the Montreal Protocol was signed by more than 190 nations at Kigali , Rwanda, on 15 October to cut down the us...

Obama wants America to reach Mars by 2030

There are questions about building and landing a rocket that can get us there. In a statement Tuesday, John Elbon, vice president and general manager of Boeing Space Exploration, said that sending humans to Mars is "an achievable and inspiratio...

Robots organize your photos, so you can procrastinate

Google has added three new features powered by artificial intelligence to its Photos service . You have a huge amount of cloud storage, freeing up space in your devices, and a lot of features that makes it easier for you to manage, edit, categorize,...

Asgardia is a space nation you can join without leaving home

Asgardia coined its name from an ancient mythological city in the skies . The project is being funded personally by Dr Ashurbeiyli at present, but the group have announced they will seek crowdfunding. Named " Asgardia ", the new "space nation " ...

Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson suspended 10 games

Johnson was suspended by NFL for a violation of the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Johnson was suspended for four games in 2014 after he tested positive for a banned substance. When he returns from suspension, we will continue to sup...

Android 7.1 Developer Preview coming to Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X this month

The durability and quality of its specs and features combined were more than enough for it to be referred to as one of the tech giant's most successful products. But the short version goes like this: I've been using Project Fi with my Google Nexus ...

"Trump wants to divide" - Bernie Sanders

Scholastica. Sanders took aim at the Kochs multiple times in his speech stressing early on that the "greatest challenge" the United States is facing is "a movement toward oligarchy" and that, "the Koch brothers are recognized to have more p...

Asian American Journalists Association condemns Fox News 'Watter's World' segment

The clip comes from a " Watter's World " segment , which sees O'Reilly Factor correspondent Jesse Watters doing his best to prove that a conservative network like Fox News is just as good at humor as the godless heathens at The Daily Show or whateve...

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Microsoft may have Apple HQ jealousy as it commits to Redmond refresh

The massive redesign will begin next year and encompasses 18 new buildings, $150 million in transportation infrastructure improvements, and almost 7 million square feet of renovat...

OnePlus 5T breaks launch day sales record in 6 hours

This phone has two storage variants, first one is the 64 GB model, the second one is a 128 GB option. Now that there's a new OnePlus 5T , there won't be any production of the ...

PUBG could get a 'socialist makeover' in China

Chinese content authorities were said to have considered blocking " PUBG's " release because the game "severely deviates from socialist core values". Outside of the lack of updat...

Android 8.0 Oreo update arrives to OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

The company during the OnePlus 5T keynote had promised that the new smartphone will receive the Android 8.0 Oreo open beta by end of December. The OxygenOS 5.0 comes embedded w...

Owning A Dog Makes You Live Longer, Says Science

People living alone fared the best, as owning a dog decreased their risk of death by 33 percent and their likelihood of a cardiovascular-related death by 36 percent, when compared ...

Hitman to Become Hulu TV Series

We'll have more on the Hitman series as more is known. Produced by Kolstad, Adrian Askarieh and Chuck Gordon, Hulu's Hitman does not yet have a release date. Kolstad's unde...

Broadcom after rejection: 'Fully committed' to Qualcomm buyout

Broadcomm says it will continue its efforts to acquire rival chip designer Qualcomm despite a unanimous rejection of its $103bn buyout offer. Given Broadcom's initial bid for Qua...

Twitter to Suspend Verified-Profile Program After White Nationalist Backlash

Ed Ho, general manager of Twitter's consumer products and engineering group also chimed in: "We knew it was busted as people confuse ID verification with endorsement". James Allsu...

Sheep can recognize human faces from photographs

The sheep in the experiment have to decide which face is going to reward it with food. The sheep still recognized the celebrity portraits, even if posing at an angle, with only a...

University of Miami fan, officer altercation now under investigation by police

When she wouldn't exit the section, officers had to use force. Bridget Freitas has been charged with felony battery on a police officer and misdemeanor disorderly conduct as a resu...

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Galaxy Note 8 sales hit 1 mn units in S Korea

Galaxy Note 8 sales hit 1 mn units in S Korea

Since all three of the Samsung flagships are doing good, we have good news about the Android 8.0 Oreo update on the Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus. While the Galaxy S8 gets the ...

Far Cry 5's cooperative system detailed, only host keeps story progression

The trailer showed the fact that they build Far Cry 5 with co-op in mind. Alternatively, you could also invite a co-op buddy into your game to fight through main story missions...

Einstein's Handwritten Note On Theory Of Happiness Fetches $1.5 Million At Auction

Einstein's Handwritten Note On Theory Of Happiness Fetches $1.5 Million At Auction

Wiener would not reveal the names of the seller or buyer of the note. The auction began at $2,000 and a series of bids pushed the price up rapidly until two final bidders compete...

Microsoft Is Ending Kinect Production

Microsoft Is Ending Kinect Production

Kinect production has ended, Microsoft has recently confirmed . Kinect's short-lived run reminds me of trends like the dance pads for games like Dance Dance Revolution , ...

Pokemon Go introduces new treats on Halloween

Pokemon Go introduces new treats on Halloween

Pokemon Go most recently added Mewtwo and the three Johto legendary beasts , but still has not added the entirety of generation one or two. Ghost-type and other creepy lookin...