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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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After 288 days in space, Peggy set to return to Earth

A Soyuz capsule carrying her and two other International Space Station crew members has safely landed on time in Kazakhstan, according to NASA . Expedition 48-49 backup crew m...

France's Macron optimistic on European Union accord on 'posted workers'

The French leader is set to raise concerns over so-called "posted workers" " those who are temporarily posted overseas by companies in their home countries " as he makes his first...

Verizon launches cheaper unlimited plan to compete with rivals

It's upsetting that Verizon has decided to make this move. Customers that are now signed up for a plan can keep it, but even for them some conditions will change. The basic plan g...

Kenya holds a fair election at a trying time

The European Union's election observer mission in Kenya is calling on the government to promptly publish all results forms of the disputed August 8 vote. and demand redress", he...

One of Uber's biggest investors is suing Travis Kalanick for fraud

Benchmark, which was an early investor in Uber and has a seat on its board of directors, alleges that Kalanick's "overarching objective" is to pack the board with "loyal allies...

Hackers leak more Game of Thrones spoilers

According to editors at Wired magazine, the ransom note featured in a video containing scrolling text, set to a GoT score, which was addressed to HBO chief executive officer ...

Solar eclipse program in Moulton on Thursday

A lunar eclipse happens when the Earth is between the sun and the moon . Of course, you've seen plenty of full and new moons that haven't resulted in eclipses . It's the ...

Special telescopes in city to watch lunar eclipse

MET officials say that the eclipse, which will be visible across the country, is scheduled to start at 8:50pm August 7 (Monday) and end at 1.51am August 8 (Tuesday). There are thre...

Violence as opposition boycotts Venezuelan election

But Maduro has insisted that the "card that will win this game" is the election of the new assembly. Today, through a secret, direct and global vote, the Venezuelan population e...

Best Solar Eclipse Viewing Events in the Tennessee River Valley

Shannon Garde, a technology specialist and director of Creative Studios at Edmon Low Library, said a telescope will be set up to project a roughly 2x3 foot projection so people can...

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Facebook Messenger adverts are going global

Facebook Messenger adverts are going global

This week Facebook announced they would be testing ads within Facebook Messenger and its 1.2 billion monthly active users. The ad though will be subjected to the same policie...

Wimbledon 2017: Quarter-final line-up nearly complete after 'Manic Monday'

Wimbledon 2017: Quarter-final line-up nearly complete after 'Manic Monday'

The decision to postpone Novak Djokovic's quarter-final against Adrian Mannarino was made on safety grounds, Wimbledon has announced. The company, which employs over 3,000 ...

WhatsApp, Google, Uber, Amazon preps to bring UPI-based payments

WhatsApp, Google, Uber, Amazon preps to bring UPI-based payments

The company hasn't released any plans on this, but there will be a separate app with UPI integration for payments. According to a PTI report , Google is awaiting Reserve Bank...

Hebron on United Nations heritage list

The Palestinians hailed a UNESCO decision Friday to label the heart of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron a protected heritage site, but Israel called it a "moral blot". Murad S...

IPhone 8 Fingerprint Sensor May Not Be In The Display

IPhone 8 Fingerprint Sensor May Not Be In The Display

According to KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo, dubbed the "best Apple analyst on the planet" by some, the iPhone 8 will not feature a Touch ID sensor or any fingerprint recognition capabil...