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The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping

Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company i...

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping

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Zverev needs to find ruthless streak, says Wilander Alexander Zverev is destined to win a Grand Slam title but how long that breakthrough takes depends on when he develops a more ruthless streak, according to one of the sport's toughest competitors Mats Wilander....
18:00, 05/29/2019

A Ruthless Game Where You're Beyoncé's Assistant, Which You Play On Twitter Twitter is hell, but even amidst the worst impulses and examples of human communication there is hope. Like this choose-your-own-adventure game made by Green Chyna which might be the best use of the social media network I’ve ever seen....
06:51, 06/24/2019

Ruthless USA break World Cup record as they hit 13 past hapless Thailand It was clear what kind of match this would be a few seconds before the whistle blew. The US put seven attacking players on the halfway line while just three defenders hung back with the goalkeeper. Once the game started, those seven US players sprint...
23:51, 06/11/2019

Atletico slump to biggest defeat of season against ruthless Espanyol "Atletico Madrid fell to their heaviest league defeat of the season as they were crushed 3-0 by Espanyol on Saturday, missing the chance to mathematically guarantee they finish second in La Liga ahead of neighbours Real Madrid."...
19:00, 05/04/2019

England’s Phil Neville: ‘We must drive standards higher and be more ruthless’ • Manager feels better to get nervy World Cup opener over• Neville: ‘I loved every minute of it. I’m really proud’Phil Neville said his England side have “nothing to fear” as they began their World Cup quest with a narrow victory against Scotland in ...
23:17, 06/09/2019

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assault the country's last rebel bastion....
07:17, 05/31/2019

Ruthless India beat Australia by 36 runs in first heavyweight Cricket World Cup clash This was the first blockbuster World Cup fixture between two of the fancied teams. But it was all India, on the field and off it, where their fans packed into The Oval in the strongest voice....
23:51, 06/09/2019

How to Get One-Day Free Shipping From Amazon In case two-day shipping wasn’t quick enough for some customers, Amazon just rolled out free, one-day shipping on millions of items. The company announced Monday that the perk is now available to Prime members in the continental U.S. on more than 10 ...
18:34, 06/04/2019

Here are the new features of Oxygen OS shipping with the OnePlus 7 OnePlus recently released their new flagship, the OnePlus 7 Pro. With that, it shipped Oxygen OS 9.5, which is based on Android 9.0.  =It has quite a few interesting features, including a 20-minute lockdown mode, a new “gaming mode,” and a screen rec...
22:34, 05/30/2019

Oculus Quest and Rift S now shipping Facebook -owned Oculus is shipping its latest VR headgear from today. Preorders for the PC-free Oculus Quest and the higher end Oculus Rift S opened up three weeks ago. In a launch blog Oculus touts the new hardware’s “all-in-one, fully i...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is rolling out next-day delivery on its most popular items, raising the stakes in the retail shipping wars. The nation’s largest retailer says Tuesday it’s been building its own network of more efficient e-commerce...
07:17, 05/14/2019

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in the industry....
20:34, 05/28/2019

Trade Battle Looks Set to Roil Container Shipping Jonathan Roach, a container analyst at London-based shipbroker Braemar ACM, expects demand growth in the sector to be reduced to around 2% this year from 4.5% in 2018, hitting the finances of carriers that are still trying to recover from a steep dow...
03:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. calls attacks on commercial shipping 'unacceptable' The United States on Thursday called attacks on commercial shipping "unacceptable" and told the U.N. Security Council that the latest assaults on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that left one ablaze and both adrift "raise very serious concerns."...
19:17, 06/13/2019

PCI Express 5.0 finalized, but 4.0-compatible hardware is only now shipping The PCI Express standard stagnated after the release of PCI Express 3.0 in 2010. Major speed improvements are coming to PCI Express in the near future....
20:51, 05/31/2019

Amazon expands one-day shipping. Four experts weigh in Amazon's core two-day shipping offering has been cut in half, while the company also posted better-than-expected earnings. Four experts weigh in on their main takeaways from the company's quarter....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Amazon starts one-day shipping for millions of products Amazon, facing increased competition from traditional retailers, has expanded free next-day delivery for more than ten million products for Prime members....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Factbox: IMO 2020 - a major shake-up for oil and shipping Tougher rules on sulfur emissions from ships will come into effect next year in the biggest shake-up for the oil and shipping industries for decades....
22:51, 05/17/2019

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major plastics importer, is one of those somewheres. But ...
04:51, 05/29/2019

Amazon looking to shift to one-day Prime shipping and delivering orders wherever you want With Walmart nipping at its heels, Amazon looks to 1-day shipping and dropping off packages wherever a shopper wants to win the delivery wars.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

FedEx Says It’s Ending Express Shipping Service for Amazon The decision, while not financially significant for either company, shows how the online retailer has gone from a sought-after customer to a direct competitor of FedEx....
04:34, 06/08/2019

Walmart fights back against Amazon with one-day shipping in some U.S. markets Walmart Inc is stepping up its battle with Amazon.com Inc by offering one-day delivery without a shipping fee, weeks after Amazon announced a similar offer - a move that will intensify the race to deliver orders to shoppers faster....
10:17, 05/14/2019

IMO, Norway launch project to help shipping sector cut emissions The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a joint project with Norway to help the shipping industry cut emissions by at least 50 percent from 2008 levels by 2050, the UN's shipping agency said on Monday....
22:51, 05/13/2019

The next Uber will come from the $1.2 trillion global truck and shipping industry The shipping business is huge and inefficient. But a number of start-ups, including Flexport and Convoy, which was founded by former Amazon executives, have leaped into the market with some technology-driven solutions....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Amazon plans to make Prime shipping one-day by default Enlarge / A drone with an Amazon package floats in front of the Amazon logistics center in Leipzig, Germany, 28 October 2014. Amazon did not comment on whether drones will fuel this default one-day speed boost for paying Amazon Prime subscribers' del...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Walmart reveals how it plans to pull off next-day shipping — and it's not what anyone expected Associated Press Walmart is launching free, next-day delivery without using any of its 4,700 US stores. Instead, Walmart will fill next-day orders from its six US fulfillment centers. This is a cheaper and more efficient strategy than filling orders...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Target, Walmart Shares Take Hit After Amazon's Move to One-Day Shipping Shares of Target and Walmart dipped the day after Amazon said its Prime members would be getting free one-day delivery instead of its current two-day offer....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Despite the ban, one U.S. chip maker has resumed shipping some components to Huawei Last month, the Trump administration put Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List. This essentially cut the company off from its U.S. supply chain and even with a 90-day limited reprieve, Huawei's once bright future looks a lot dimmer today. T...
14:34, 06/26/2019

Amazon's 1-day free-shipping plan changes the game again With this upgrade to Amazon Prime, the online leader has thrown down the gauntlet to its two biggest retail rivals, Walmart and Target.        ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Trump to meet with Republican senators on U.S. shipping rules President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natural gas from American ports to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Northeast....
12:51, 05/01/2019

Cargill cuts CO2 emissions from shipping fleet in green push Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at sea, the food and agriculture group said....
15:34, 06/12/2019

Banks to include CO2 emission measures in shipping loan decisions A group of leading banks will for the first time include efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions in their decision making when providing shipping company loans, executives said on Tuesday....
02:51, 06/18/2019

Philadelphia shipping container seizure nets $1B cocaine bust Law enforcement officials seized shipping containers full of $1 billion worth of cocaine from a port in Philadelphia on Tuesday, federal prosecutors announced....
01:51, 06/19/2019

What it's really like to be an Amazon Flex delivery driver as Prime one-day shipping expands As Amazon makes one-day shipping the norm for Prime members, Flex drivers help get packages the last mile to each address. CNBC spoke to these on-demand contract workers all over the country to find out what it's really like to deliver for Amazo...
20:34, 06/19/2019

Tourist duped into booking roadside shipping container on Airbnb A British tourist in Amsterdam received a shock when he arrived at his Airbnb lodgings to discover he had booked a stay in a roadside shipping container....
14:51, 05/16/2019

Amazon pulls in $3.6 billion profit and says it will offer free one-day shipping The company’s lucrative advertising and cloud computing businesses notched the bulk of its profits and helped boost margins even as sales growth slowed....
20:34, 04/28/2019

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in the past six weeks....
17:34, 06/21/2019

'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought forward the shipment of arm chairs and sofas from China by two months....
09:17, 06/25/2019

Samsung Electronics says no anticipated shipping date yet for Galaxy Fold Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday it cannot confirm the shipping date for its foldable device Galaxy Fold yet and apologized to its pre-order customers in the United States for the delay....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Amazon expands free one-day shipping perk for Prime members Amazon announced it will expand the number of products eligible for one-day shipping to Prime members. No minimum purchase is required, Amazon said.        ...
01:00, 06/04/2019

Amazon speeds up shipping, but rivals' stores buck its challenge Amazon's promise of one-day shipping threatens to upend the retail sector, but its rivals' physical stores give the likes of Walmart and Target powerful assets that Amazon itself is scrambling to match....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Report: US shipping tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman near Iran The "Squawk Box" team reports on the breaking news that the U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran....
16:00, 06/13/2019

Front Altair's crew unharmed and now in Iran: shipping firm The crew of Frontline's Front Altair comprised 11 Russian, one Georgian and 11 Philippine nationals who are unharmed following an explosion, Frontline said on Thursday....
16:17, 06/13/2019

Chevron plans to start supplying 0.5% sulphur shipping fuel by end-Q3 Oil major Chevron plans to bring its IMO-compliant 0.5% sulphur shipping fuel blend to the market by the end of the third quarter, a company representative said on Wednesday....
12:51, 06/05/2019

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman: shipping firms Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thursday, sending oil prices as much as 4% higher a month after four other tankers were damaged by limpet mines in the region....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Japan shipping company Kokuka Sangyo says its tanker was attacked in Gulf The president of the Japanese shipping company Kokuka Sangyo Ltd said one of its tankers had been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, its president told reporters at a news conference....
12:51, 06/13/2019

U.S. and Gulf allies face tough task protecting oil shipping lanes The United States and its allies may need to start escorting commercial vessels to prevent further attacks in Gulf oil shipping lanes, Gulf sources and experts said....
17:51, 06/14/2019

Lindsey Graham: If Iran 'attacks shipping again,' US should consider 'taking out their Navy, oil refineries' The Trump administration should consider taking serious actions if Iran further disrupts shipping activity or enriches uranium toward weapons-grade, according to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C....
14:00, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 4-Vancouver lockout of longshoremen ends; shipping disruption avoided A lockout of longshore workers at Canada's biggest port, the Port of Vancouver, ended in a deal on Thursday after a few hours, averting a potentially massive shipping disruption, the workers' union and employers association said....
21:51, 05/30/2019

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through which more than a third of the world’s seaborne oil is shipped....
21:17, 06/14/2019

Mississippi River closed to shipping at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
21:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Maersk warns trade tensions could curb shipping growth Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown could put a brake on growth in freight movements....
10:34, 05/24/2019

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
01:00, 06/18/2019

Airbnbeware: Amsterdam tourists got a dirty shipping container instead of €134 ‘clean home’ Airbnb is notoriously disruptive; whether it’s revolutionizing the hotel industry, causing housing shortages, or unveiling humans’ endless capacity for greed — which has hit an all time low now in Amsterdam. Ben Speller showed up to Amsterdam to see ...
17:51, 05/13/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact....
02:34, 05/31/2019

Mississippi River barge shipping resumes after floods, but rains to return The upper Mississippi River fully reopened to boat and barge traffic this week for the first time since November as shippers scrambled to move a backlog of overdue fertilizer barges to farmers racing to sow corn before the end of the month....
19:51, 05/17/2019

New sulfur caps for shipping fuels will help make the shale boom even bigger The shale revolution here in the U.S. has reduced energy prices for consumers and saved taxpayers money on heating, cooling, and transportation bills. Because of our record production levels, America is less dependent on imports of crude oil and natu...
09:34, 05/06/2019

Walmart Hints at an answer to Amazon's 1-day free shipping plan The country's largest retailer implied that it could offer a deal similar to the e-commerce leader's. But should it?        ...
13:34, 05/01/2019

Amazon is spending $800 million to make free one-day shipping standard for Prime More than a decade ago, Amazon launched its Prime membership service with the promise of free two-day shipping. The unique offer helped attract millions of subscribers, shifted consumer expectations for shopping convenience and forced other large ret...
19:00, 04/29/2019

FedEx CEO says shipping regulations creating 'impossible burden' for company: 'We are expected to be the policeman' FedEx's lawsuit against the Trump administration stems from its inability to police hundreds of thousands of shipments for regulatory violations, according to its CEO....
04:34, 06/25/2019

It's Amazing How Much People Hate the Dodge Charger and Challenger Temporary 'Air Dam Shipping Cover' Mod Dodge installs temporary yellow air dam shipping covers onto Challengers and Chargers to protect lower fascias from damage during delivery. Instead of removing these, some owners have been keeping the covers on for aesthetic purposes, and it’s drivin...
08:34, 06/11/2019

Flood-swollen Mississippi River closed to shipping at St. Louis: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Friday as excessive rains and heavy snow melt this spring swelled the major shipping waterway to near record levels....
17:51, 05/03/2019

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous after it apparently failed to explode....
18:51, 06/14/2019

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
13:34, 06/20/2019

'Clean Home' With 'Private Bathroom' on Airbnb Just a Roadside Shipping Container, Guest Says A man says he paid about $150 for what was promised to be a clean home with a private bathroom in Amsterdam, only to find that his Airbnb was a shipping container illegally parked on the side of the road with a bed in it.Read more......
22:17, 05/13/2019

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
10:34, 05/24/2019

Delivery wars: Target expands same-day shipping option in the latest move against Walmart, Amazon Target announced Thursday that online shoppers in 47 states will now be able to get items delivered same day by paying a flat fee of $9.99 per order.       ...
19:17, 06/13/2019

Exclusive: Enbridge seeking at least eight-year oil shipping commitments on Canada Mainline, worrying small producers Canada's Enbridge is asking oil shippers to sign at least eight-year contracts to move crude on its Mainline pipeline network, as it proposes to shift away from a monthly allocation system, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
14:17, 05/08/2019

FedEx declines to renew U.S. Express contract with Amazon, a move that could affect the retailer during holiday shipping season FedEx says it has made a strategic decision not to renew one of its contracts with the online retail giant. While the move is unlikely to have any major effect on Amazon’s day-to-day shipping needs, it could impact the retailer during the all-importa...
22:34, 06/07/2019

How the news took over reality Is engagement with current affairs key to being a good citizen? Or could an endless torrent of notifications be harming democracy as well as our wellbeing?By Oliver BurkemanThe afternoon of Friday 13 November 2015 was a chilly one in Manhattan, but t...
07:17, 05/03/2019

Windows Mixed Reality: everything you need to know Windows Mixed Reality (MR) can be a confusing concept. Is it virtual reality (VR), like the Oculus Rift, or it is more like augmented reality (AR), which Microsoft has already dabbled in with its HoloLens?Even though Microsoft has made HoloLens 2 ava...
03:34, 06/26/2019

A Reality Check for Sea Ranch Demographic shifts. Climate change. The internet. “Sea Ranch is changing, like our society,” said the architect Mary Griffin. “We simply can’t build the way we did even 20 years ago.”...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Reality Is Intruding Into Markets Stock markets are often accused of living in an alternate reality, but to analyze the trade war with China you have to accept the truth: Stock markets make their own reality....
21:17, 05/16/2019

The sad Mets reality that keeps getting worse MILWAUKEE — Such is life with the Mets nowadays — most days? — that they can’t even win the battles they lose. And now their greatest weakness, their pitching depth, appears poised to face its biggest test yet. Look, if Mickey Callaway’s guys had sim...
05:17, 05/06/2019

How 5G could improve augmented reality We all know by now that 5G is going to be a big deal. The next generation mobile network will provide ubiquitous gigabit connection speeds, extremely low latency and unrestricted capacity.In fact, it’s rather difficult to imagine a modern indu...
11:17, 06/01/2019

Is 5G the key to virtual reality finally going mainstream? 5G is the next-generation of mobile internet. That means soon, when it rolls out to more than a few locations, it’ll be replacing 4G. There are lots of advantages to 5G: it promises to be faster than 4G, it’ll cover wider areas, co...
15:00, 06/11/2019

How augmented reality put five Madonnas on stage at once At Wednesday's Billboard Music Awards, Madonna performed her latest single, "Medellín", with Latin singer Maluma. However, they (and their flesh-and-blood dancers) weren't alone on the Las Vegas stage. Several virtual versions of the...
00:17, 05/03/2019

Niantic’s view of the future of augmented reality Ross Finman, head of AR at Niantic, talked with gaming personality Blair Herter about the future of augmented reality at GamesBeat Summit 2019.Read More...
08:51, 05/26/2019

Joe Flacco channeling Eli Manning in facing new reality Stop us if you’ve heard this before: “Listen, I have so many things to worry about. I’m trying to go out there and play good football,” veteran quarterback says. “[Insert recently drafted quarterback’s name] is going to learn ...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Bitter Reality Is Setting in for Europe's Airlines So much for hopes that European airlines will finally put their house in order and rival the profitability of U.S. peers. A big profit warning from Lufthansa—the top European carrier by passengers—is the latest sign that this won’t happen anytime soo...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Yankees address Giancarlo Stanton’s new reality Giancarlo Stanton is due to make his return to the Yankees on Tuesday following a string of injuries and Aaron Judge is expected back at some point during the current homestand — possibly by the end of this week. “I talked to him actually before [Sun...
04:51, 06/18/2019

The Move to Make Hyperloop Travel a Reality While technology has made it possible to stream any video and hail a car from almost anywhere, it still hasn’t been able to make the travel experience any less terrible....
13:17, 05/23/2019

Dreams becomes reality: the game that can make an artist out of anyone Digital artist Dan Hett explores the Dreamiverse, a galaxy of games, music, art and ideas created by players in a limitless virtual art studioAs a digital artist and experimental games designer, I was one of the first in line to dive into Dreams – a ...
13:34, 05/23/2019

Virtual reality needs spherical displays, say researchers Virtual reality is with us. It's real. It's here. But it's not exactly popular. Some think that's because we're social beings, and the idea of sitting on our own and being entertained alone and separated from others is off-pu...
07:34, 05/06/2019

D-Day joy, hell told anew with virtual reality CAEN, France — The emotion of being liberated from Nazi occupation was so sweet and intense that the French refugees burst into song, a spontaneous rendition of “La Marseillaise” that echoed around the underground network of dank, dark tunnels where ...
09:34, 05/30/2019

The Oculus Quest Is How Virtual Reality Should Work Within 15 minutes of opening the package containing the Oculus Quest, Facebook’s new standalone virtual reality headset, I was playing a game. I wasn’t playing some watered-down mobile phone app or preinstalled demo, but a full-featured, console-qual...
01:51, 06/05/2019

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest on The Jeremy Kyle Show....
20:51, 06/06/2019

Review: The Oculus Quest Is Virtual Reality’s Best Bet Yet Satisfying virtual reality experiences are unlike anything you’ll experience on your living room TV. Unfortunately, satisfying VR experiences are, for the most part, dependent on additional hardware. That makes it nearly impossible to just grab...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Low pay in the garment industry still a reality despite pledges – study Report finds fashion brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change on the ground”, a study has found.A report by the ...
01:34, 05/31/2019

Mixed reality and the art world: an unlikely but ideal pairing The idea is that the value of VR art appreciates over the years just like physical art works. Limited editions show the market’s appreciation of a concept.Read More...
16:17, 05/11/2019

Fable's 'Wolves in the Walls' VR is about more than virtual reality After rebranding itself as a "virtual beings" studio in January, Fable is ready to show us what they mean. At the Tribeca Film Festival this week, it debuted the second chapter of The Wolves in the Wall, a VR experience adapted from the Neil Gaiman s...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more than three dozen resignations from her government....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Fireworks for Retail Stocks Are a Dose of Reality The gap between winners and losers in retail is becoming clearer, but some investors have been caught out making wrong-way bets this quarter, leading to massive volatility....
16:34, 05/28/2019

Introduce Your Kid to Virtual Reality With Nintendo Labo VR Nothing about Labo VR Kit, Nintendo’s foray into virtual reality, should work. Compared to other virtual reality systems, the frame-rate is sluggish and the graphics are kind of crap. It’s so cheaply constructed it’s literally made of cardboard. Ther...
01:00, 05/04/2019

Walmart takes shot in shipping wars by announcing free 'NextDay' delivery Weeks after Amazon officials said they planned to offer free one-day Prime shipping, Walmart said it would roll out "NextDay" delivery without a fee.        ...
07:34, 05/14/2019

Viveport – the Netflix for VR – comes to Windows Mixed Reality headsets Windows Mixed Reality headsets are about to get even better for gamers with the Viveport subscription service officially supporting the affordable virtual reality (VR) headsets starting June 5.Viveport is a an online store and subscription service fo...
20:51, 05/29/2019

CHEAP: Suck it, reality — Samsung’s Odyssey+ VR headset has $200 off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The world sucks. You know it, I know it, and your dentist even knows it. That’s why it’s so important we all start spending a lot more time in virtual reality (VR...
14:17, 06/14/2019

Reality check: Scheer wants Canada to be ‘energy independent.’ Is this possible? Andrew Scheer is touting energy independence as a path to economic prosperity for Canada, a goal he says could be achieved through a dedicated, coast-to-coast right-of-way specifically set aside for energy infrastructure projects like pipelines and l...
15:51, 05/30/2019

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in da...
04:34, 06/14/2019

'We all have Hoop Dreams': Bittersweet tale of first 'reality TV show' When Dwyane Wade was a 12-year-old shooting jumpers on the playgrounds of Chicago, a movie came out that would help navigate him through his future Hall of Fame career....
20:34, 05/04/2019

Derek Jeter acknowledges the Marlins’ grim reality MIAMI — Derek Jeter says the Miami Marlins’ performance, attendance and business operations have been a problem. Shadows at Marlins Park don’t bother him, however. Speaking to the media Friday for the first time since the season began, Je...
12:51, 05/04/2019

Apple reveals ARKit 3 with RealityKit and Reality Composer Following past tradition, Apple is using WWDC to unveil new augmented reality initiatives, coming on the heels of ARKit 1.0 and 2.0 at prior years' events.Read More...
03:34, 06/04/2019

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon...
23:17, 06/01/2019

How Facebook plans to boost augmented reality with Spark AR More than a billion people have interacted with Facebook's Spark AR augmented reality platform. But that might mean that we've all had cat faces put on our heads in silly messages. Read More...
02:51, 05/12/2019

Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Rebellion and Just Add Water team up for Sniper Elite VR for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, SteamVR and Viveport. Set just before the events of Sniper Elite 4, it’s got a brand new story...
23:17, 06/11/2019

Cohen’s prison reality: ‘The Situation’ and Shabbat services NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer will serve his prison sentence alongside “The Situation” from “Jersey Shore” and the fraudster behind the failed Fyre Festival. Michael Cohen is due to rep...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Beer goggles: why your local pub could be the future of virtual reality It’s no secret that virtual reality has an isolation problem.The very appeal of VR experiences – immersion in simulated worlds – requires a successful detachment from your surroundings. Light must be blocked out, outside noise sh...
02:51, 05/07/2019

Nreal Light mixed reality smartglasses will debut for $500 Nreal is launching its Nreal Light augmented reality smartglasses for $500. It is one of the first lightweight AR glasses with a bright display.Read More...
19:34, 05/30/2019

Apple triples down on augmented reality, but it will be a tough sell Apple's new AR software puts humans into the picture and mixes animation and real life. The company hopes developers use tools to create awesome apps.        ...
14:34, 06/06/2019

Volvo designers are driving around in mixed-reality headsets I'm sitting in a Volvo XC60 in Italy when a moose appears from out of a doorway. Except that none of this is real. I'm actually sat in an office chair in a San Francisco office building, wearing Varjo's XR-1 mixed-reality headset. It&#...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Firefox virtual reality web browser comes to SteamVR this summer Mozilla's Firefox Reality browser has been available through a number of platform-specific VR portals, but it'll soon be available in a relatively neutral form. The developer has revealed that it's working with Valve to bring Firefox R...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Maneater is like a silly Jaws Revenge: The Reality Show The open-world action RPG is part Grand Theft Auto and part National Geographic documentary. You play as a shark that only gets bigger the more you eat.Read More...
02:51, 06/20/2019

Dreams: The PS4 game that lets you design and share your own reality Dreams, a groundbreaking new Playstation 4 game, lets everyone build their own exciting worlds by playing at being a developer - only without all that coding...
15:00, 05/18/2019

Alternate reality: Kelly Kraft is now in contention at PGA Championship Kelly Kraft wasn’t supposed to be playing Bethpage Black this week. Now, after the alternate snuck into the PGA Championship as the last player in the field, Kraft is somewhere else he isn’t supposed to be. Earning entry to his fifth career major via...
11:34, 05/18/2019

There’s a new Minecraft game coming, and it’s played entirely in augmented reality You'll be able to build structures and worlds on your table with friends... [credit: Microsoft ] Microsoft may believe it has made augmente...
03:17, 05/18/2019

Phil Mickelson acknowledging grim US Open reality Phil Mickelson has come to the conclusion that his dream for a U.S. Open and the career grand slam is likely over. Mickelson, a six-time U.S. Open runner-up, seems to realize he just had his last best chance to win the one major title that has eluded...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Space tourism a step closer to reality in New Mexico British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the low reaches of space for paying passengers....
02:34, 05/11/2019

Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but the reality may be more murky Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of India's capital, New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Osbourne: Reality TV led me down dark path - contestants need support Kelly Osbourne has spoken out about reality TV and care for participants, telling Sky News her own experience of overnight fame led her "down a dark path"....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Nike’s app will use augmented reality to determine your shoe size Do you know your own shoe size? You might think you do, but there’s a good chance you’re walking around in shoes that aren’t actually a perfect fit. Nike thinks it can change that with a new addition to its smartphone app that lever...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Augmented reality can change your behavior in the real world A new study from Stanford's School of Humanities and Sciences has found that augmented reality (AR) experiences significantly affect people's behavior in the real world, even after they've taken the headset off....
17:34, 05/15/2019

British parliament to investigate reality TV shows after death Britain's parliamentary media committee has launched an investigation into the treatment of participants in reality TV shows after a man died shortly after appearing on an ITV program....
16:17, 05/15/2019

Virtual reality is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
13:34, 06/26/2019

Personal Health: Virtual Reality as Therapy for Pain It’s more than a distraction, researchers say. It’s more like a brain hack that occupies the brain so fully that it has no room to process pain sensations at the same time....
11:51, 04/29/2019

Cilic offers Nadal a Wimbledon reality check Spaniard Rafael Nadal got a quickfire reminder of the challenge he faces to win a third Wimbledon title as he was blown away by big-serving Marin Cilic in an exhibition match on Wednesday....
18:17, 06/26/2019

Speller balances bee with reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Akash Vukoti is competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the third time at age 9. It’s just one of his many star turns. He’s coming off an appearance on “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors” and has...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Here's some iconic reality TV moments reimagined as ASMR lullabies ASMR clips are a kind of video that some fall asleep to, or gain some sort of relaxing comfort from for a lot of people. It’s pretty popular, but it can also give you the willies if you’re on the other spectrum of the ASMR opinion circle. ASMR stands...
02:34, 06/15/2019

The US Open reality Phil Mickelson can no longer escape PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — They sang “Happy Birthday” again to Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open on Sunday, but it’s becoming to sound like more of a curse than a blessing. Mickelson turned 49 on Sunday, but any celebrating had to wait until after his fina...
06:00, 06/17/2019

Accept reality, Serbia does not control Kosovo: Vucic Serbia needs to accept that it has lost control over Kosovo, its former southern province, and it must seek a compromise to normalize ties with Pristina, President Aleksandar Vucic told parliament in unusually blunt terms on Monday....
00:51, 05/28/2019

La Llorona: An In-depth Investigation into the Reality of the Mexican Legend Of all the Latin American folktales and legends, none are more prolific and well-known as that of La Llorona. Long before its latest movie incarnation, “The Curse of La Llorona” ...
03:17, 05/25/2019

Rodney Dangerfield's Back To School is becoming a reality show According to Variety, some parents who have been getting heyyy, no respect, no respect at all from their college-aged children may soon have a recourse in the form of a new “docu-series” inspired by Rodney Dangerfield’s hit 1986 comedy film Back To S...
02:34, 06/18/2019

PM Modi's Rule Complete Disaster, UPA-III Could Be Reality: P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has described the five year rule of the Narendra Modi government as a "complete disaster", saying the BJP will not be able to form the next government and UPA-III......
18:00, 04/29/2019

Photograph lays bare reality of melting Greenland sea ice Research teams traversing partially melted fjord to retrieve weather equipment release startling pictureRapidly melting sea ice in Greenland has presented an unusual hazard for research teams retrieving their oceanographic moorings and weather statio...
05:51, 06/18/2019

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
11:34, 06/21/2019

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Not quite film, or games … is interactive mixed reality the future of storytelling? Cutting-edge tech utilising VR and augmented reality is inspiring new narrative forms. And creatives at Sundance festival’s New Frontier are excitedWhat will storytelling look like in 20 years? Will it still be on your television? Will it printed on ...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Microsoft adds more AI, mixed-reality, IoT services to its Azure line-up A couple days ahead of Build 2019, Microsoft is showcasing some new AI, MR, IoT and blockchain capabilities powered by Azure which it will be showing off at its developer confab....
03:34, 05/03/2019

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks’ grim reality Anthony Davis and LeBron James got exactly what they wanted Saturday — a trade to the Lakers for the Pelicans’ disgruntled big man — and one fewer superstar target remains on the board for the Knicks. The Post reported last week the Pelicans didn’t v...
06:17, 06/16/2019

Windows Mixed Reality headsets are disappearing from the Microsoft Store Microsoft may be having a change of heart when it comes to its range of Windows Mixed Reality headsets – if the models stocked on its own website is anything to go by.As spotted by RoadtoVR, Microsoft has culled most of the Mixed Reality heads...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Augmented reality offers an exciting future for Hollywood blockbusters There is a space for bigger than life illusions that can update a process, cut costs, and provide a powerful user experience…without headsets or gogglesRead More...
17:17, 06/08/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Wife of reality TV bounty hunter in medically induced coma HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of reality TV bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman is in a medically induced coma. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Beth Chapman is in the intensive care unit of Queen’s Medical Center in Honol...
07:34, 06/24/2019

The drive to make 5G a reality has led to a surge in demand for tower climbers Today, Ericsson is putting the infrastructure in place that is needed to make 5G a reality, and tower climbers like Jordan Robinson are in high demand to lay the groundwork....
23:34, 05/03/2019

Centre's Advisory Over "Indecent" Portrayal Of Children In Reality Shows The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all private satellite TV channels to avoid showing children in an indecent, suggestive and inappropriate manner in dance reality shows or other such......
11:17, 06/18/2019

Lenders promise savings on student loans, but here's why the reality is different than advertised Student loan refinancing companies say they offer borrowers a way to save thousands of dollars on their debt, by allowing them to pay off their loans at a lower interest rate, in less time....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
20:34, 06/18/2019

Nreal's mixed reality glasses will cost $499 and ship this year First unveiled at CES 2019, Nreal's Light mixed reality glasses are almost ready for their commercial debut. According to the Chinese startup behind the glasses, they'll cost $499 and a limited quantity will ship to customers sometime this ...
04:17, 05/31/2019

Super Smash Bros. UItimate Now Has Virtual Reality Support It wasn’t great with Mario or Zelda, but hey, let’s see if adding a dash of virtual reality to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, via Nintendo Labo, adds anything to the experience....
06:34, 05/31/2019

'Minecraft Earth' makes the world your augmented reality playground Microsoft wants you to see Minecraft everywhere you look: a virtual tree on your lawn, a life-sized castle sticking through your house and an elaborate cave system hidden beneath your local park. This is Minecraft Earth, a free-to-play version of one...
17:51, 05/17/2019

James Charles and Tati Westbrook Are Rewriting Reality TV For YouTube Over this weekend, James Charles’s beauty empire began to crumble. Fresh off the heels of an appearance at the Met Ball— a moment the beauty guru and YouTuber referred to as important step for “influencer representation” — Charles found himself in a ...
21:17, 05/17/2019

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this year who are 9 or younger. But he’s the only member of the single-digit club to be making his thir...
03:34, 05/30/2019

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggles, which shows digital content such as avatars. (c...
21:34, 05/29/2019

Volvo: Mixed-reality tool is car development 'game changer' Volvo says the tool will allow designers and engineers to drive next-generation vehicles years before they exist, saving time and money while improving safety....
17:51, 05/29/2019

Yankees get reality check, finally look like a team full of backups Truth be told, there should have been a lot more games like Wednesday night’s blowout loss to the Mariners this year for the Yankees. The Yankees have played above their heads for a while, and all that is a testament to the willingness of the Acciden...
10:51, 05/09/2019

Virtual reality: how women are taking a leading role in the sector Despite a well-documented gender imbalance within the tech industry, a recent survey suggests that when it comes to VR, women are starting to take up leadership roles in greater numbersWhen the Arab spring uprising began in 2010, film-maker Tamara Sh...
03:51, 05/29/2019

Dave Gettleman’s worst reputation became Landon Collins’ reality The pattern is established. Dave Gettleman becomes the boss. There is little communication between boss and established veterans. Established veterans become cast-offs. It happened in Carolina, where cogs like DeAngelo Williams, Steve Smith and Josh ...
19:17, 05/21/2019

England Lionesses get 'reality check' for World Cup from Royal Marines • ‘There were men who had their legs blown off’ – Beth Mead• Team-building activities took place at St George’s ParkToni Duggan and Beth Mead have spoken of the “reality check” they got from spending a night with the Royal Marines as the England team...
02:17, 05/24/2019

Karan Johar Will Host a Dating Reality Show for Netflix Netflix has announced a new dating reality show called 'What The Love? With Karan Johar', which will be produced by BBC Studios India. The 47-year-old Bollywood producer-director will serve as......
07:34, 05/27/2019

Koala conservation goes high-tech with virtual reality and drones An Australian project has demonstrated airborne thermal cameras and virtual reality could much more accurately pinpoint where koalas live, and improve conservation efforts...
20:17, 05/31/2019

Exercise While Playing Video Games, At World's First Virtual Reality Gym Working out may get a whole lot easier, thanks to the world's first ever virtual reality gym. The Black Box VR gym, recently opened in San Francisco, invites people to play a virtual reality video......
06:00, 05/13/2019

Nomadic rolls out new mixed reality arcade in Las Vegas with Area15 Nomadic has unveiled its latest virtual reality arcade for its first-person shooter game Arizona Sunshine in Las Vegas in partnership with Area15.Read More...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
18:34, 06/05/2019

YouTube rolls out augmented reality for viewers to virtually try on makeup YouTube will allow viewers to virtually try on makeup using an augmented reality program called AR Beauty Try-On. MAC Cosmetics is the first company to launch a campaign using it....
21:17, 06/20/2019

Premier League 2018-19 review: our predictions versus reality We thought Manchester City would pip Liverpool to the title, but we also said Watford would go downWhat we said: “Pep Guardiola’s talented side look well placed to become the first team to retain the Premier League title since Manchester United did i...
18:51, 05/15/2019

How Expectation and Reality Can Clash in the World of Star Wars Fandom I never quite understood how someone’s expectations of a movie could potentially ruin the reality of watching it until I heard the words: The Rise of Skywalker.Read more......
06:51, 05/15/2019

Jodie Whittaker lends voice to 'Doctor Who' virtual reality game The voice of Jodie Whittaker will be a part of the virtual reality game "Doctor Who: Edge of Time," developer Maze Theory and BBC Studios said on Monday....
23:51, 05/20/2019

Reality star Ramona Singer posts stunning throwback bikini pic The latest episode of "The Real Housewives of New York City" featured an '80s-inspired workout and one of the show's stars, Ramona Singer, really took it to the next level....
03:00, 06/22/2019

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
01:00, 04/29/2019

Beth Chapman, wife of bounty hunter reality TV star, dies HONOLULU (AP) — Beth Chapman, the brash, buxom and blonde wife and co-star of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman has died. A family spokeswoman, Mona Wood-Sword, said in a statement that Beth Chapman d...
00:34, 06/27/2019

‘Starvation’ now a reality for displaced Syrians stranded in camp near Jordanian border Starvation “is already starting” in a camp for displaced people in south-east Syria, a senior UN official said on Thursday, while condemning ongoing airstrikes and retaliatory shelling in opposition-held territories in the north-west....
18:51, 05/16/2019

A reality check on how small businesses were really affected by the government shutdown: Survey A new CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business survey reveals how much the small-business sector suffered in the federal government shutdown. There is threat of another shutdown as Capitol Hill tries to reach a deal on border security by end of day Friday....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn tease new Amazon reality series 'Making the Cut' If you felt Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn's absence on the latest season of "Project Runway," don't fret as the duo will soon return to television for a new reality series....
03:17, 06/27/2019

'Real' violence: coming to grips with the ethics of virtual reality brutality Two VR artworks at this year’s Dark Mofo ask the viewer to endure confronting simulations. Are we complicit if they give us a thrill?It’s morning, and the first thing that comes up in my Instagram feed is a picture of seven smashed and bloody faces. ...
04:17, 06/22/2019

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofstra University research found....
06:00, 06/22/2019

Leap Motion, Once a Virtual-Reality High Flier, Sells Itself to U.K. Rival A virtual reality startup that helped pioneer gesture tracking technology has agreed to sell itself to British rival UltraHaptics for approximately $30 million, about a 10th of its valuation just a few years ago....
12:34, 05/30/2019

Jake Gyllenhaal's Excitement Over His Mysterio Costume Lent More Reality to Far From Home By now, you’ve had a good look at Spider-Man: Far From Home’s intriguing take on the marvelous Mysterio, one of Spider-Man’s oldest foes, turned into his new best friend in the movie. The character gets a fabulous spin on his comics gear in the film—...
07:34, 05/10/2019

Did PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Campaign Work? A Reality Check 5 Years Later Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
01:34, 05/18/2019

China’s new ‘social credit system’ turns Orwell’s ‘1984’ into reality Imagine calling a friend. Only instead of hearing a ring tone you hear a police siren, and then a voice intoning, “Be careful in your dealings with this person.” Would that put a damper on your relationship? It’s supposed to. Welcome to life in China...
20:51, 05/18/2019

Magic Leap says Nreal founder stole its mixed reality secrets The founder of Nreal -- the company which debuted its $499 mixed reality glasses at this year's CES -- has been accused of stealing AR secrets from former employer, US-based Magic Leap. The Florida startup, which has been working on a mixed real...
17:00, 06/19/2019

How does the reality TV show Cops stack up with real-life crime figures? Creators of podcast Running from Cops watched 846 episodes and compared the numbers they found with national crime figuresReality TV can fail to live up to its name, conveying a version of the world that is a sidestep from the truth. And Cops was a s...
13:17, 05/24/2019

MTV unveils first exclusively sexually fluid reality dating show cast in U.S. MTV unveiled the cast for the eighth season of its reality dating show "Are You the One?" Wednesday, exclusively featuring sexually fluid individuals....
07:34, 05/31/2019

Opinion: NFL really means Not For Long, so rookies, here's advice on reality of league With NFL rookie minicamps in full swing, USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell has some advice for newcomers about the harsh realities of the league.        ...
01:34, 05/05/2019

‘Black Mirror’ review: Season 5 celebrates kinky virtual reality sex Two college friends have a virtual affair with each other in the Season 5 premiere of Netflix’s “Black Mirror.” In the season opener, “Striking Vipers,” Danny (Anthony Mackie) and Karl (Yahya Abdul Mateen II) are reunite...
00:17, 06/06/2019

Volvo Cars and Varjo Launch Mixed Reality Application For Car Development Volvo Cars and Varjo, the maker of high-end augmented reality headsets, have created a world-first mixed reality approach to evaluating prototypes, designs and active safety technologies. The......
18:51, 05/30/2019

Qualcomm enables ‘XR smart viewer’ augmented reality smartphone apps Qualcomm unveiled a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR Smart Viewer reference design that makes it easier for hardware companies to create lightweight AR glasses.Read More...
16:17, 05/29/2019

Russia probes alleged vote-rigging on child reality show A Russian state television network has hired a cybersecurity firm to verify the integrity of votes cast during the finale of a popular children’s singing competition...
23:17, 04/29/2019

Oculus Quest: Download these five video games for the new virtual reality headset The Oculus Quest, Facebook's latest virtual reality headset, is now available. Here's some of the best VR video games to try with the new device.        ...
18:00, 06/01/2019

Spencer Matthews and Olly Murs – the perfect reality crime fighters The former Made in Chelsea star was held up this week in a real-life heist and Murs was once forced to evacuate Selfridges, making them the ideal pair to sort out violent crimeAn exciting career evolution for former Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matth...
01:34, 05/31/2019

Democrats in Trump districts face split-screen reality on impeachment  House Democrats, who helped the party capture the majority, barely hear a mention about impeachment in their home districts, underscoring Pelosi’s cautious course....
04:17, 05/31/2019

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the program, has been asked to give evidence to a British parliamentary committee....
19:34, 06/07/2019

Go Inside Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra's New Reality After Their Trial Separation Last season on Teen Mom OG, Tyler Baltierra and Catelynn Lowell were not in the best place. While the couple had always experienced a few ups and downs in their relationship, the cameras......
13:34, 06/17/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr’s Snickers dream deal moving closer to reality Andy Ruiz Jr. may soon have all the Snickers he can eat. The new heavyweight champion, who stunned Anthony Joshua via seventh-round TKO at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, is currently in talks with the candy bar’s parent company, Mars, for an endo...
17:17, 06/04/2019

WATCH: Black Fairy-tale Becomes Reality in Short Film, Thistles And Thorns Once Upon a Time the world remembered the magic, power, and purpose of Black Women. In a mere 12 minute short film, Thistles And Thorns brings that wonderment of African Diaspora to the screen for our enjoyment and upliftment....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Inside Kim Kardashian West's career evolution from reality TV icon to lawyer's apprentice Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images Kim Kardashian West is reportedly worth $350 million, according to Forbes. You may have seen her on TV during an episode of E!'s "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," making a cameo during sitcoms like "Last Man Standing" and...
16:34, 05/01/2019

John Daly’s PGA cart break meets ‘embarrassing’ reality after dizzy spells John Daly can use a cart in next week’s PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. The question now is whether he even makes it to the PGA Championship. Daly tied for 27th last week at the Insperity Invitational in Houston, and withdrew from the Regio...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Sex Workers in New York Want the Cops to Stop Preying on Them; Proposed Legislation Could Make That a Reality ALBANY, N.Y.—TS Candii stepped outside of her apartment complex in the Bronx last summer and was immediately stopped by an officer from the NYPD. First, he accused her of being a sex worker, a profession she has participated in, but not on that day, ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Doin’ It for the—Reality TV? Black Ink Crew: Chicago Stars Hit With Suit Charging They Really Jumped Somebody A case of when keeping it real goes wrong? The “real” in this case is reality TV. The potential wrong? Well, according to a lawsuit filed by a gentleman named Ronnie Spates, the stars of reality TV’s Black Ink Crew: Chicago really beat his ass at a p...
14:00, 06/04/2019

See You Yesterday cleverly blends sci-fi, youthful charm, and the harsh reality of police brutality In his feature-length debut, See You Yesterday, co-writer and director Stefon Bristol asks one of sci-fi’s most indulgent questions: If you had the power to travel through time, what would you go back and change? When 16-year-old science prodigy Clau...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Cricket World Cup: England dropping the ball so early is a powerful reality check One of the many excellent things about England's opening Cricket World Cup win against South Africa on Thursday was that it took the game to cricket's much-vaunted wider audience. Ben Stokes' catch gave a fine England win on a sunny day the 10 o'cloc...
17:17, 06/04/2019

Beat Saber PC Review - An essential, system-selling virtual reality rhythm game Beat Saber, the VR phenomenon that's part rhythm game, part Jedi fantasy, left Early Access this week. Find out if the new price tag is still worth paying....
17:17, 06/01/2019

Angry Birds augmented reality mobile game launched as Apple prime exclusive Rovio, the Finnish company behind the Angry Birds smash hit, announced last month that their first augmented reality mobile game is available for pre-order. Dubbed Angry Birds: Isle of Pigs, the game has now been released in the App Store and is avai...
13:34, 05/02/2019

How Movie Magic Made the Aston Martin Goldfinger DB5 Continuation’s Bond Gadgets a Reality For some, the Aston Martin DB5 is the single coolest car to have ever put rubber to tarmac. Made famous by Sean Connery’s portrayal of James Bond, the DB5 has indelible link with Ian Fleming’s super smooth spy. And it’s one of the more famous example...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Proof of the Reality of Slavery ‘Up North’ in New York City and Its Aftermath Is in Danger of Disappearing Forever A report just last year found that when it comes to teaching about slavery — the very economic and social foundation on which this nation was built — the U.S. does a piss poor job....
10:17, 05/14/2019

Reality Bites Cast Has a 25th Anniversary Reunion While Lost Boys Stars Reunite Too Cue The Knack's "My Sharona!" Are we excited about this Reality Bites reunion? Hey, we are bursting with fruit flavor. Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo and Ben......
23:17, 05/05/2019

Pete Buttigieg Leaves Campaign Trail After Fatal Police Shooting. Reality Rears Its Head. Mr. Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Ind., withdrew from the South Carolina fish fry hosted by Representative James E. Clyburn to attend a protest following the shooting of a black man by the police....
05:34, 06/22/2019

The Wire, 17 Years Later: Tray Chaney on His Upcoming Cast-Heavy Docuseries, Undeniable and the Reality of 'Two Baltimores' On June 2, 2002, The Wire, one of the greatest shows known to man, animal and whatever lies atop President Tang’s head, premiered on HBO. “Timeless” is a word that tends to be tossed around quite liberally, but The Wire is one of the few works of art...
02:34, 06/06/2019

Jesse Watters: Joe Biden a 'civil rights pioneer,' Dem critics trying to apply '2019 morality on the reality of 1972 America' Should Democratic presidential candidate apologize for saying he could work with Senate segregationists in the past or should he continue to refuse? Fox News Jesse Watters defended Biden's position on "The Five" defended Biden calling him a Civil Rig...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways you’re recycling wrongA bundle of six small brie ch...
09:00, 06/20/2019

Meta View acquires assets of augmented reality pioneer Meta New spatial computing company Meta View today announced it has acquired the assets of Meta, a pioneer in augmented reality head-mounted displays.Read More...
15:51, 05/28/2019

Back to life, back to virtual reality as music stars return to stage as holograms As a Whitney Houston 3D tour is announced, the race is on to make hi-tech concerts just like the real thingThe Beatles live in the Cavern, Ziggy Stardust’s last outing at the Hammersmith Apollo, or Jimi Hendrix on the Isle of Wight: all these landma...
17:34, 05/26/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and flip it into a two-hour documentary....
18:34, 05/08/2019

Virtual reality start-ups offer a VR experience that's part movie theater, part theme park Dreamscape Immersive -- backed by Hollywood's biggest players including IMAX, AMC, Fox and Warner Bros. -- is opening up its first permanent location this weekend in one of Los Angeles' biggest malls,...
22:34, 04/28/2019

Harry Potter meets Pokemon Go in new augmented reality game called 'Wizards Unite' Niantic, the company that built the hit game “Pokemon GO,” launched its new game this week based on another popular franchise.       ...
06:51, 06/22/2019

The Root's Clapback Mailbag: Clapback to Reality Every Friday, when I wade through the emails, tweets and direct messages received from the readers of The Root, I wonder how they can disagree with science, statistics and history....
00:51, 06/22/2019

Turn the radio on, turn the radio up 'cause Lisa Loeb sang "Stay" at the Reality Bites reunion As the credits rolled on the 25th anniversary screening of Reality Bites at the Tribeca Film Festival this past weekend, audience members who thought, “hey, I can leave, I can leave, oh,” were swiftly stopped in their tracks. Lisa Loeb, whose “Stay (...
05:17, 05/07/2019

Virtual reality or no, a round of golf is still just a round of golf Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
10:51, 05/24/2019

Florida inmate charged with murder in 1986 Michigan slaying PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — A Florida prison inmate has been charged with murder in the strangling of a woman in southwestern Michigan more than three decades ago. Prosecutors charged 49-year-old Robert James Waite last week in the killing of 59-year-old W...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Former UK student enters plea in connection to social media threat LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A former UK student has entered into a plea deal regarding a false bomb threat made involving the school on social media. Haily Duvall, of Glasgow, is accused of making a threat that involved the White Hall classroom building...
00:00, 06/25/2019

‘Black Widow’ leak delivers the first major spoiler for MCU Phase 4 A few weeks ago, we saw actual proof that filming for the first MCU Phase 4 film had started, and we concluded that Black Widow will likely be the first film of the new series, following the conclusion of Phase 3, which will end with Spider-Man: Far ...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Wimbledon 2019 qualifying: Liam Broady the sole British winner on day one Liam Broady was the only British winner on day one of Wimbledon qualifying, with last year's boys' runner-up Jack Draper among the home players knocked out....
00:00, 06/25/2019

Wimbledon tennis: An SW19 area guide, from main attractions to nightlife Wimbledon is known for one thing above all: tennis. Every July, SW19 is transformed into a hub of activity as fans from all over the world arrive to watch the annual Championships....
00:00, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Police: Daughter, wife fled gunman who killed 4 SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a quadruple murder-suicide in California (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Authorities say the wife and daughter of a gunman who killed four people before taking his own life escaped the California home where the shoo...
00:34, 06/25/2019

Trump proves to be unpredictable partner at home and abroad WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s sudden decision against military strikes may have prevented open military conflict with Iran. But it also showed him anew to be an unpredictable, unreliable partner at home and abroad. The businessman-...
00:34, 06/25/2019

| Hamilton admits F1 show 'needs dramatic overhaul' Lewis Hamilton moved within reach of an overhaul of some of Formula One's most notable records with his flawless unchallenged triumph at the French GP....
00:51, 06/25/2019

This teen’s sore throat turned out to be a brain tumor All her life, Christina Giuffrida dealt with annoying medical problems, from headaches and hearing problems to ear infections. But they never seemed that serious. “Kids get ear infections all the time,” the 19-year-old Yonkers resident reasoned when ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Coffee and ‘brown fat’ could be the secrets to fighting obesity Caffeinate the fat away. Scientists at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom have discovered that drinking a cup of joe may fight obesity and diabetes by helping the body burn fat. “This is the first study in humans to show that so...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Rise in marijuana use among pregnant women linked to premature births As cannabis use continues to become more and more mainstream, medical science is (finally) ramping up research to see how the still-illegal-in-New York drug affects fertility and reproduction. And, unsurprisingly, it turns out bongs and babies do not...
01:00, 06/25/2019

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is “undeniably” supportive of white supremacy. The website publ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

PhD student found guilty of raping and murdering Chinese scholar after kidnapping her from bus stop An Illinois jury has found a former PhD student guilty of the kidnap, rape and murder of a visiting Chinese scholar after abducting her from a bus stop....
01:00, 06/25/2019

Please Join Me In Reading this Absurd Story About Alexander Hamilton There’s a story in the Wall Street Journal today about the struggles of guys who like founding fathers who are not Alexander Hamilton. The story goes, basically, that because Hamilton has a big play about him nobody wants to talk about the other guys...
01:17, 06/25/2019

U.K. Appeals Court Overturns Order for Mentally Disabled Woman to Have Abortion Days after a British judge ruled it was in the best interests of a developmentally disabled woman to have an abortion, the Court of Appeal decided in favor of the woman’s mother, who opposes an abortion....
01:34, 06/25/2019

Erdogan Faces Fallout After His Party’s Loss in Istanbul Mayor’s Race The scale of the defeat for his party’s candidate was much larger than in a March election, which had been canceled. The do-over showed voters were angry....
01:34, 06/25/2019

What to know about friction burns on the penis Friction burns on the penis can cause red, swollen skin in the affected area. They can occur due to vigorous sexual activity or tight fitting clothing and may cause symptoms similar to those of a sexually transmitted infection. Learn more about penil...
01:51, 06/25/2019

First-of-its-kind robotic arm works without brain implant In a breakthrough move, researchers have developed a high-fidelity, noninvasive interface that allows users to control robotic arms with their minds....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump signs new sanctions against Iranian leaders U.S. President Donald Trump signed new sanctions against Iran Monday, saying he intends to keep up pressure on the Middle Eastern regime after weeks of rising tensions that nearly led to U.S. military strikes....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Share a pint with Pennywise in this freaky re-cut of the Cheers opening credits There’s nothing like an uplifting theme song of a beloved ‘80s sitcom to make your day. Cheers has one, and its accompanying visuals soothe the soul with a slew of old-timey pictures. Oh, you know who also loves worming his way into old-timey photos?...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Shaq hosts, Bird and Magic honored at NBA Awards show SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The biggest names in pro basketball are gathering for the annual NBA Awards show. Shaquille O’Neal presides over the festivities Monday night from Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport. The finalists for the Most...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Brazil says deaths from dengue up 163% in first half of year RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s health ministry says deaths from dengue fever in the last six months have risen 163% from the same period last year. The ministry said in a note Monday that heavier rains and higher temperatures have been contribu...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Police release hundreds of files from Smollett investigation CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have released hundreds of files from the investigation into Jussie Smollett’s claim he was attacked by two men, including footage that shows the actor with his face blurred and wearing a white rope he told detectiv...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Mississippi teacher killed in Louisiana; 2 arrested FERRIDAY, La. (AP) — The body of a missing Mississippi school teacher has been found in Louisiana and two suspects have been arrested. News outlets in both states report that Concordia Parish authorities identified the victim as Fred McCray Jr. McCra...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Brazil judge blocks transfer of indigenous land decisions to farm ministry Brazilian Supreme Court Judge Luis Roberto Barroso on Monday issued an injunction suspending President Jair Bolsonaro's move to transfer powers over indigenous land claims to the Agriculture Ministry....
02:00, 06/25/2019

Owen Labrie, man convicted of sexual assault at prep school, released early for good behavior Owen Labrie was convicted of sexual assault, endangering a minor and a felony computer charge. On Monday, he was released early, on good behavior.        ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Stonewall Stories: Legacy of the LGBTQ rebellion It was a speakeasy-like bar with one of the few floors in New York City where men danced with other men. On June 28, 1969, the Stonewall Inn became the place where a rebellion against a police raid helped propel the modern LGBTQ rights movement. (Jun...
02:00, 06/25/2019

A very good boy named Scamp the Tramp wins World's Ugliest Dog 2019 Held annually at the Sonoma-Marin Fair, the competition gathered 19 dogs — most of whom are rescues and adoptees — to duke it out.        ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Duchess Meghan changed her engagement ring and we didn't even notice Apparently, Duchess Meghan prefers all that glitters (diamonds) to gold, as seen in her updated engagement ring.        ...
02:17, 06/25/2019

Alice Cooper clarifies story about 'death pact' with wife Sheryl Goddard: 'We have a LIFE pact' Alice Cooper would like to clear things up: he and wife Sheryl Goddard don't actually have a death pact.        ...
02:17, 06/25/2019

Supreme Court to hear insurers' bid for $12 billion in Obamacare money The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether insurers can seek $12 billion from the federal government under a program set up by the Obamacare law aimed at encouraging them to offer medical coverage to previously uninsured Americans....
02:17, 06/25/2019

All the Cool Things Going to Space Tonight Aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket In a launch Elon Musk is calling the most difficult yet for his company, SpaceX will attempt to deposit 24 satellites into three different orbits around Earth. Here’s everything you need to about tonight’s launch, including how to watch.Read more......
02:17, 06/25/2019

'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' opens in Disneyland, fills to capacity Disney's "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge" theme park located inside Disneyland in Anaheim, became open to the public on Monday, filling to capacity within 20 minutes....
02:17, 06/25/2019

WWE Stomping Grounds: Becky Lynch helps Seth Rollins stay champ, Kofi Kingston narrowly escapes Universal Champion Seth Rollins received some much needed help from his girlfriend, Raw Women's Champion Becky Lynch during WWE's newest pay-per-view event, Stomping Grounds....
02:17, 06/25/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mali and Ivory Coast make winning starts Mali made sure that Mauritania's moment of history didn't turn into victory at the Africa Cup of Nations. Earlier, in sweltering heat, the Ivory Coast showed their superiority against a stubborn South Africa team....
02:34, 06/25/2019

College World Series: Both Vandy whistlers are at national championship series game Both Vandy whistlers are at the College World Series national championship series opener between Vanderbilt and Michigan.       ...
02:34, 06/25/2019

How Elizabeth Warren Learned to Fight She was Betsy to her mother, who expected her to marry. Liz to fellow high school debaters, whom she regularly beat. Now, the lessons of an Oklahoma childhood are center stage in the presidential race....
02:34, 06/25/2019

Orioles sign C Rutschman to record $8.1 million bonus No. 1 overall draft pick Adley Rutschman signed with the Baltimore Orioles on Monday, receiving a major-league-record $8.1 million signing bonus, according to MLB.com....
03:00, 06/25/2019

Migrant Children Moved From Texas Detention Center After Reports of 'Horrendous' Conditions. Here’s Why This Isn't Necessarily Great News The U.S. government has stepped in and moved most of the children who were at a Border Patrol station in Texas after reports noted that some 300 children were living in inadequate conditions without much food water and sanitation. Oh, and older kids ...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Outage in Netherlands knocks out emergency services for hours The Dutch were given a frightening lesson about society's reliance on technology. A major telecommunications outage knocked Netherland's version of 911 offline for a few hours on Monday, reported Reuters. The outage originated on Royal KPN&...
03:17, 06/25/2019

Sweden eases past Canada to reach Women's World Cup quarterfinals Stina Blackstenius scored early in the second half and Sweden advanced to the quarterfinals at the Women's World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Canada on Monday night....
03:34, 06/25/2019

Watch a Driver Blast Past the Safety Car On Track Because He Is Extremely On Fire When a race car catches on fire, most people stop, hop out, and hope the fire truck can get there fast enough to prevent totaling the car. But not Calum Lockie. Lockie passes the pace car, with a literal fire under his ass, and takes the car to the f...
03:34, 06/25/2019

Air Canada Still Trying to Figure Out How a Passenger Got Left on Parked Plane If you’ve ever decided that your best option for surviving a garbage day of air travel is just sleeping it out, you might want to revise your strategy a little. An Air Canada crew left a whole-ass passenger sleeping on the plane after everyone else h...
03:34, 06/25/2019

If Angels Were F1 Cars This Is How They'd Sing The Toro Rosso STR1 was the last F1 car to run a V10 engine. While reading firsthand accounts of its soul-stirring shriek on Reddit is fun, listening to it in this video clip might be the next-best thing to witnessing it in person....
03:34, 06/25/2019

Of Course a Toyota Corolla Can Rally If you’ve never paid much attention to the humble Toyota Corolla, then perhaps now is the time to start. The Toyota has a reputation for being the sensible purchase for the economically minded, but it’s also a car for the part-time rally driver. Or f...
03:34, 06/25/2019

Facebook's Clegg Fires Back at Apple's Cook A senior Facebook executive, Nick Clegg, took a veiled shot at Apple, continuing the sniping between the tech giants as their business models are under increasing scrutiny from global regulators....
03:34, 06/25/2019

Black Women Are More Likely to Be Sexually Harassed on the Job, a Study Finds Reports of sexual harassment in the workplace are down among women overall, but the decline is far less steep among black women, signaling they are at greater risk....
04:00, 06/25/2019

After Mayawati's Claim On SP's "Bad Conduct", Azam Khan Asks For "Proof" Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Monday questioned BSP Chief Mayawati's claim of bad conduct on SP's part as the reason of scrapping the erstwhile ''mahagathbandhan'' and said the SP-BSP......
04:17, 06/25/2019

Trump refuses to say if he has faith in FBI Director Wray: 'We'll see how it turns out' President Trump refused to say he has confidence in FBI Christopher Wray, who has previously stated he does not believe the president’s campaign was spied on....
04:34, 06/25/2019

Greg Gutfeld: Mayor Pete Buttigieg came off 'small' during town hall "The Five" co-host Greg Gutfeld reacted to South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg performance at a town hall this weekend saying he came off as "small."...
04:34, 06/25/2019

Santa Cruz River now flowing after nearly 80 years TUCSON- Water is now flowing in the Santa Cruz River. It is all part of the Santa Cruz River Heritage project that the city of Tucson launched Monday. The city is adding reclaimed water to the Santa Cruz River at a point south of Sentinel Peak Park n...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Crews control house fire in South Tucson SOUTH TUCSON, Ariz. – Fire crews battled a fire that broke out at a South Tucson residence Monday afternoon. According to officials, the house involved is located near 11 Avenue and 27th Street. Officials say the fire is currently under control...
05:00, 06/25/2019

4 critically hurt after Carnival Cruise tour bus wrecks in Bahamas A Carnival Cruise tour bus carrying 32 passengers on a shore excursion wrecked in the Bahamas on Monday, sending five people to the hospital — four with critical injuries, officials said. Air Force and Coast Guard crews had to airlift the hurt ...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Mexico sends 15K troops to US border to stop migrants Mexico deployed nearly 15,000 soldiers and National Guardsmen to its border with the US, the army chief said Monday — admitting they are detaining migrants who try to cross after the policy triggered a backlash, a new report said Monday. Under pressu...
05:00, 06/25/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 25 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:00, 06/25/2019

New York City is the first new 'Hitman 2' location Hitman 2 has had the same locations since launch -- you could take on new targets, of course, but the missions always had to take place in the same environments. You'll have some variety very shortly, though. IO is giving Expansion Pass holder...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon’s Joel Tagueu out after ‘heart defect’ detected • Possible life-threatening defect identified by team doctor• Jonathan Kodjia gives Ivory Coast 1-0 win over South AfricaStriker Joel Tagueu has been withdrawn from Cameroon’s squad at the Africa Cup of Nations after a medical examination revealed a ...
05:17, 06/25/2019

The candidates for New York City’s primary elections There’s a race in the 45th Brooklyn Council District, the former seat of Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. Farah Louis won the seat in a special election last month to succeed Williams and is favored to prevail again on Tuesday....
05:34, 06/25/2019

'Every one of the decisions is her decision:' Inside Elizabeth Warren's policy factory In Washington, the political world was on edge as it waited for the long-anticipated release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation....
05:51, 06/25/2019

Store clerk, local newspaper apologize for pushing video showing final moments of wounded police officer A Missouri store clerk has apologized after livestreaming the death of a police officer on Facebook, and a local newspaper has apologized for linking to the video....
06:00, 06/25/2019

Shelly Porges on Creating a Business Worthy of Investment Shelly Porges—co-founder of The Billion Dollar Fund for Women, a global consortium of venture funds for women-founded firms—explains what separates a good idea from a successful business in WSJ’s Secrets of Wealthy Women podcast....
06:00, 06/25/2019

"She's Not My Type": Trump Denies Sexual Assault Allegations By US Writer President Donald Trump on Monday said New York-based writer E. Jean Carroll was "totally lying" when she accused him of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago, adding that Carroll is "not......
06:17, 06/25/2019

US Man Who Raped, Beheaded Chinese Student Gets Convicted 2 Years Later An Illinois man prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of kidnapping and the decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago and could now......
06:17, 06/25/2019

Italian Mafia Boss "Cocaine King" Flees Uruguay Jail Through Hole In Roof Italian mafia boss Rocco Morabito on Monday led a brazen jailbreak in the center of Uruguay's capital, setting off a giant manhunt and infuriating the Italian government, which was awaiting his......
06:17, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump Right To Say US Military "Has No Business" In Gulf: Iran US President Donald Trump was right to say US forces have "no business" in the Gulf, Iran's foreign minister said Monday after Trump told other countries to protect their own oil shipments....
06:17, 06/25/2019

Denver man accused of wife's murder can use her life insurance to pay for defense A Denver man accused of killing his wife can use more than $500,000 received from her life insurance policy to pay for the lawyers defending him against the murder charge, Colorado’s highest court ruled on Monday....
06:34, 06/25/2019

New Samsung SmartThings Cam is coming to take on the Amazon Cloud Cam In the ongoing war for your smart home, Samsung’s SmartThings brand is releasing a trio of new products that includes a cheaper Cloud Cam alternative: the lineup of 2019 products consists of the SmartThings Cam ($89.99), SmartThings Wifi Smart...
06:34, 06/25/2019

| Trump Middle East plan | Israel Folau: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump to release Middle East plan amid heightened tensions | Religious leaders speaking about Israel Folau; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
06:51, 06/25/2019

Nokia not immune to impact of trade war uncertainty, says its China president Finland's Nokia Oyj is not immune from the trade war between the United States and China which has caused economic uncertainty, the company's Greater China president said on Tuesday....
07:00, 06/25/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks suffer trade jitters, dollar braced for more Fed talk Asian shares were hamstrung by trade worries Tuesday as expectations of more dovish talk from the Federal Reserve pushed down Treasury yields and the dollar, while propelling gold prices to six-year peaks....
07:00, 06/25/2019

The Hills: New Beginnings Is Here, Complete With Lots of Staring This is crazy how all this is happening while Lauren's gone. The Hills is back, in a way, though we're still unsure why exactly. It's not that we're not endlessly......
07:00, 06/25/2019

Hernández walk-off, single lifts Red Sox over White Sox 6-5 Marco Hernández beats out an infield single with the bases loaded in ninth, Boston Red Sox rallies to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5       ...
07:00, 06/25/2019

Bella Thorne shares steamy picture with ex Tana Mongeau after the YouTuber gets engaged Bella Thorne is wishing her ex Tana Mongeau a happy birthday with a steamy post just hours after the YouTube star got engaged to someone else.        ...
07:17, 06/25/2019

What to know about a ruptured eardrum Symptoms of a ruptured eardrum include ringing, hearing loss, and loss of balance. Causes include trauma to the ear and ear infection. A ruptured eardrum will often heal on its own. Learn more about ruptured eardrums here....
07:17, 06/25/2019

Andre Iguodala has harsh words for Knicks’ Kevin Durant push The tides of free agency are already moving against the Knicks. At least according to Andre Iguodala. In an appearance on CNBC, Iguodala said both Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson would re-sign with the Warriors, though it’s unclear what’s behind his s...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Alabama wage suit to get second hearing before appeals court ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court is being asked to toss a lawsuit that had accused Alabama lawmakers of racially discrimination due to a law that blocked the majority-black city of Birmingham from raising its minimum wage. At issue in arguments...
07:17, 06/25/2019

The Latest: White House threatens to veto border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The White House is threatening to veto a $4.5 billion border bill that House Democrats plan to try pushing through the chamber this week. White House officials com...
07:17, 06/25/2019

What shooting down a $110M US drone tells us about Iran While America's military is by no means threatened in the long term by Iran, instances like the downing of the drone show that Tehran can sometimes have an outsized effect with narrowly-focused efforts, and is an adversary certainly capable of keepin...
07:17, 06/25/2019

15,000 soldiers deployed to halt U.S.-bound migration: Mexico Mexico is trying to curb a surge of migrants from third countries crossing its territory in order to reach the United States, under the threat of tariffs on its exports by U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made tightening border security a priorit...
07:17, 06/25/2019

When is Amazon Prime Day? The date is out – and it's just around the corner Amazon Prime Day, when the e-commerce giant offers a major sale in the middle of summer, will take place on July 15 and 16, the company says.       ...
07:34, 06/25/2019

The Women's World Cup Video Game Experience Is Sadly Half-Assed The Women’s World Cup has brought together the best teams and players from across the planet, all in the name of some fantastic football (and nightmarish VAR). You might think that, with the eyes of the world upon France and the women’s game, that it...
07:51, 06/25/2019

Julian Edelman: Jets may finally have formula to upset Patriots Julian Edelman is busy these days. The Patriots wide receiver is out promoting a new documentary on Showtime about his life and his journey back from major knee surgery and NFL suspension to becoming the MVP of Super Bowl LIII. But Edelman isn’t too ...
08:34, 06/25/2019

Romeo and Juliet, from Ashcroft to Zeffirelli – in pictures Franco Zeffirelli, who died this month, directed beloved versions of Shakespeare’s tragedy on stage and screen. We look back at productions starring, among others, Peggy Ashcroft, David Tennant and Paapa Essiedu Continue reading......
08:51, 06/25/2019

Why America's gay bars still matter: 'Living joyously is still a radical act' – video The Guardian visits three gay bars in Texas, Mississippi and Indiana, where the owners and punters share how important those spaces remain for a community threatened by Trump Continue reading......
09:00, 06/25/2019

Earth Photo 2019 – the shortlisted artists Contenders for prizes in the competition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society. The photographs will be displayed at the RGS, London, from 6 July-22 August Continue reading......
09:00, 06/25/2019

I spent a day eating food cooked by robots in America's tech capital Vivian Ho befriended an electronic arm and grappled with a defunct tea maker during a trip through Silicon ValleyAround the world, an industry has emerged around automating food service through robotics, raising questions about job security and mass ...
09:00, 06/25/2019

'Another way of looking': the rise of ultra-Orthodox cinema Long isolated from secular society, Haredim Jews are turning to cinema in increasing numbers – even those who have never seen a film “We justify making movies because we understand that this is the way of expressing ourselves in this generation,” say...
09:00, 06/25/2019

‘We have no other choice’: as China erodes democracy Hong Kong citizens prepare to leave The extradition bill, exorbitant house prices and high cost of living are driving a rise in emigrationElisa Wong had always thought she would move away from Hong Kong when her seven-year-old daughter reached university age. But the recent political c...
09:00, 06/25/2019

David Dahl's two-run homer carries Rockies past Giants 2-0 David Dahl hit a two-run homer in the third that held up for Jon Gray, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a three-game skid by beating the San Francisco Giants 2-0       ...
09:00, 06/25/2019

N4T Investigators: Vaping Violations TUCSON – It’s being called an epidemic. We are talking about teens who use vaping devices that are packed with highly addictive nicotine. Especially concerning is the fact that research shows nicotine can potentially harm brain developmen...
09:17, 06/25/2019

How to install iOS 13 and iPadOS public betas on your iPhone and iPad Apple has officially released the first public beta of iOS 13, iPadOS, macOS Catalina, and tvOS 13, giving you a chance to try out the new software before it becomes publicly available later this fall. The company has already released two iOS betas t...
09:17, 06/25/2019

How to download and install macOS Catalina’s public beta right now Apple released the public beta versions of its new operating systems iOS 13, iPadOS, WatchOS 6, macOS Catalina, and tvOS 13. These versions might have some bugs and niggles, but if you’re curious like me, you’ll want to install them and check out the...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Mexico vows to identify thousands of remains, 'worst legacy' of violence Mexico's government vowed on Monday to identify thousands of human remains that have accumulated in morgues and mass graves during more than a decade of gang violence and stirred anger among bereaved families....
09:34, 06/25/2019

Risk of a miscalculation in US-Iran relations is 'overstated' America's response to the drone shootdown has been "very moderate" given the potential for "more robust military action," says Scott Nations of NationsShares....
10:17, 06/25/2019

Refurbishing Prince Harry and wife Meghan's home cost $3 million The cost of renovating Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's new home was $3 million, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday as it detailed how the royal family had spent money provided by taxpayers....
10:17, 06/25/2019

Iran slams new US sanctions, says they mean end of diplomacy Iran on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials....
10:34, 06/25/2019

First Kia Seltos Promotional Video Featuring Tiger Shroff Released The main purpose of the new Kia Seltos video appears to be to introduce Tiger Shroff as the brand ambassador and announce the Seltos' positioning line, "Inspired by the badass in you". The SUV is......
10:34, 06/25/2019

Jeep Compass Trailhawk Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 26.8 Lakh Jeep has finally launched the most extreme off-road version of the Compass. The Jeep Compass Trailhawk builds on off road credentials with dedicated features, more low end grunt and revised styling in......
10:34, 06/25/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019 will last 48 hours and include a million+ deals and thousands of product launches While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are still many months away, the busiest shopping day of the year for Amazon Prime members is right around the corner. Make that the busiest two days of shopping, as the e-commerce giant is looking to extend the alr...
10:51, 06/25/2019

Apple releases public iOS 13 and iPadOS betas, here's how to download and install Apple announced iOS 13 on June 3rd, and released the developer beta that same day. We usually have to wait a few weeks for the public beta to be released, and today is that very day, the same as last year when the public iOS 12 beta landed on June 25...
10:51, 06/25/2019

Oil prices in balance between demand worries, U.S.-Iran tensions Oil prices hung in the balance on Tuesday as concerns over declining crude demand were offset by risks to supply linked to new U.S. sanctions on Iran....
11:17, 06/25/2019

Behind the Czech Protests Against Billionaire Premier Since the spring of 2019, Czechs have been protesting in the streets against billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis, who won power in 2017 on an anti-establishment platform. They say he is compromised by his business interests and may try to meddle ...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
12:00, 06/25/2019

BMW hints at the future of electric motorcycles with the Vision DC Roadster BMW Motorrad has an electric scooter. The capable and fun C Evolution. An outstanding vehicle I had the pleasure of riding around on in LA. But as far as full-sized bikes go, Zero Motorcycles still rules that market while we wait for Harley-Davidson....
12:34, 06/25/2019

| ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import' Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa....
12:34, 06/25/2019

Official’s Testimony Adds to Rancor Around Census Citizenship Question The newly released testimony by the Commerce Department’s counsel gave ammunition to Democrats who have accused the Trump administration of trying to skew census results to Republicans’ benefit....
12:34, 06/25/2019

How To View Provident Fund Passbook, Check Claim Status Via Umang App EPF is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual that every organisation with more than 20 employees has to deduct. Users can also search establishment, get EPFO address and apply for......
12:51, 06/25/2019

| Cyprus court hands 7 life terms to 'first serial killer' A Greek Cypriot army captain who murdered five women and two girls was handed seven life sentences in an unprecedented serial killing case that has shocked the Mediterranean island....
13:00, 06/25/2019

England's Eoin Morgan on whether fans should boo Australian batsmen – video The England captain, Eoin Morgan, has said it his not his role to ask supporters not to boo Australia's Steve Smith and David Warner, who served bans from cricket for last year’s ball-tampering scandal. Fifteen months have passed since the Cape Town ...
13:00, 06/25/2019

The Loan That Fueled a Star Investor's Risky 'Illiquid' Bets U.S. financial giant Northern Trust could be on the hook for losses related to the unraveling of a star U.K. fund manager, in a case that is drawing attention to the dangers of hard-to-sell assets in retail investment products....
13:34, 06/25/2019

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. The debate is not over....
13:34, 06/25/2019

There’s $70,000 worth of Bitcoin hidden inside this image Satoshi’s Treasure, the alternate reality scavenger hunt for $1 million worth of Bitcoin, has just released its 14th clue. Best part is: it’s loaded with $70,000 in Bitcoin. “[Three] keys and additional $70,000 will be rewarded to hunters who solve t...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Here’s how to delete or deactivate your Facebook account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Social platforms like Facebook walk a fine line between being handy and consuming your whole life. Whether your ...
13:51, 06/25/2019

No charges in fatal shooting at Kansas cellphone store OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A clerk at a suburban Kansas City phone store will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a man who police say was trying to rob the store. Fox4KC reports the Johnson County District Attorney’s office announced Monda...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Wladimir Klitschko rescued at sea after yacht fire off Spain LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko says his boat trip off Spain with family and friends was cut short after a fire broke out on board. The 43-year-old Ukrainian said in a tweet Tuesday the group was evacuated from ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

US STOCKS-Futures lower on Iran tensions, trade worries U.S. stock futures were pulled lower by Iran tensions and trade worries on Tuesday, with investors focusing on Federal Reserve officials for more clarity on interest rates....
14:17, 06/25/2019

France's Total says know-how for Russian Arctic LNG-2 to slash costs Russia's Arctic LNG-2 project will be around a third cheaper to build than the country's Yamal LNG plant thanks to technology being built by Italy's Saipem, stakeholder Total said on Tuesday....
14:17, 06/25/2019

US issues Turkey new warning over Russian missile purchase BRUSSELS (AP) — The U.S. envoy to NATO says Turkey will be axed from the advance high-tech F-35 fighter jet program if it goes ahead with plans to buy Russian S-400 air defense missiles. Speaking Tuesday on the eve of NATO talks in Brussels, U.S. Amb...
14:51, 06/25/2019

Gay Man Posts Bullying Note On Facebook Before Committing Suicide A gay Myanmar man posted a note on Facebook including screenshots of alleged homophobic bullying before taking his life, prompting activists to call Tuesday for more protection for the emerging LGBTQ......
14:51, 06/25/2019

Sandwiches in 100% compostable packaging to be sold at Glastonbury Festival Fresh from banning single-use plastic bottles, Britain's Glastonbury Festival has taken another step towards sustainability: sandwiches in 100 percent compostable packaging will be sold at the five-day event....
14:51, 06/25/2019

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual financial statement....
14:51, 06/25/2019

George Michael's Style Is Totally Fearless The English pop legend left an enduring mark on pop culture—and was a beacon of glamorous light during a dark period in the history of sexual freedom....
14:51, 06/25/2019

Several from U.S. cruise ship hurt in Bahamas bus crash Officials said multiple people were flown to a Miami hospital with serious injuries late Monday -- cruise ship passengers who were on a tour bus excursion that crashed in the Bahamas....
15:00, 06/25/2019

|SpaceXlaunchesFalconHeavyrocketfromFlorida,its‘mostdifficult’ever Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies launched its Falcon Heavy rocket for the US military early Tuesday, a spectacular night time liftoff that Musk described as the company’s toughest yet....
15:00, 06/25/2019

Is F1 in serious trouble right now? The French Grand Prix was one of the worst races in recent F1 history. Our team of writers discuss whether or not the sport can do the right thing and remedy the situation in time for 2021....
15:00, 06/25/2019

Tour de France 2019 live stream: how to watch all the cycling online from anywhere The Tour de France 2019 is the 109th time the cycling event has taken place to push the world's best riders to their very limits and often even a bit beyond. Geraint Thomas, as defending champion, will have to work hard this year with tough comp...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Microsoft and Intel will continue to support Huawei laptops Both Microsoft and Intel have confirmed that they will continue to support Huawei laptops despite the Chinese company’s blacklisting by the US Government.This will be welcome news for anyone who owns a Huawei laptop, as there was the worry tha...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Linux gamers take note: Steam won’t support the next version of Ubuntu Valve has announced that from the next version of Ubuntu (19.10), it will no longer support Steam on Ubuntu, the most popular flavor of Linux, due to the distro dropping support for 32-bit packages,This all kicked off when Canonical, developer of Ubu...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Another American has died in the Dominican Republic, bringing total to at least 8 this year A 56-year-old man from Long Island, New York, has died in the Dominican Republic, according to multiple reports.       ...
15:17, 06/25/2019

10 best cities for day trips: Get out of town and explore these close-by destinations If you're going to be in London, Paris, Lisbon, Boston, Dublin, San Francisco, Sydney, Tokyo, Reykjavik or Cape Town, we've got day trip ideas.       ...
15:17, 06/25/2019

Ford Mustang Bullitt production extended to 2020 Larger quota of special-edition, power-boosted pony car made available after initial run sold out instantly Ford has extended the production of its special-edition Mustang Bullitt into 2020, after the initial run of cars sold out almost as soon as t...
15:34, 06/25/2019

James Ruppert: In celebration of the long-reigning Ford Fiesta A Fiesta ST of this era with 100k miles can be found for £1795 Nearly 100,000 used Fiestas changed hands last year, which isn't surprising when you consider the wide array of variants on offer You can rely on the Society of Motor Manufacturers and...
15:34, 06/25/2019

These hackers broke into 10 telecoms companies to steal customers' phone records Researchers at Cybereason say a nation-state-backed intelligence operation has compromised at least 10 global telco companies - to such an extent the attackers run a "de facto shadow IT department"....
15:34, 06/25/2019

Bill Gates' biggest mistake at Microsoft? Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says letting Google’s Android platform become dominant was his “biggest mistake” at the company.       ...
16:34, 06/25/2019

Union at risk from 'us v them' nationalism - Gordon Brown Former prime minister Gordon Brown has warned the future of the United Kingdom is at risk from the rise of "narrow nationalism" that makes people "hate their neighbours"....
16:51, 06/25/2019

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, running for president, says he can win in Trump country Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says he has something no other Democrat who has thrown their name into the hat for the party's nomination has -- he's won in Trump country....
17:17, 06/25/2019

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has again raised concerns about defamation law in Australia, and has the potential to significantly affect ...
17:17, 06/25/2019

Marcus Stroman May As Well Have Worn A "Please Trade For Me!" Sign Into Yankee Stadium Two things that we know for sure are that the New York Yankees are going to acquire some starting pitching before this year’s trade deadline, and that the Toronto Blue Jays are big-time ass. The Blue Jays are also in possession of 28-year-old starte...
17:17, 06/25/2019

Deforestation and Climate Change Could Split the Amazon Rainforest in Two, Study Finds When I worry about the Amazon Rainforest, I typically worry about deforestation. Maybe I should start worrying about climate change, too. A new study out Monday shows that climate change plus deforestation equals disaster for the Amazon: The average ...
17:34, 06/25/2019

Russian heatwave not affecting spring wheat areas too much: state weather forecaster Conditions for Russia's spring wheat harvest are generally good or satisfactory with only a few areas affected by a heatwave that has hit some parts of the country, state weather forecaster Hydrometcentre said on Tuesday....
17:34, 06/25/2019

Rwanda's rhino population grows, tourists expected to increase Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler told Reuters as the animals were freed on Monday....
17:34, 06/25/2019

How 2020 Democrats are preparing for the first debate Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Miami this week for the first pair of debates with many hoping to do what only few so far have achieved: score a breakout moment....
17:51, 06/25/2019

This debt is most likely to force you to file for bankruptcy Student loans aren't the biggest reason people file for bankruptcy. Those who hit financial rock bottom most often point to medical debt as the cause....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Fantasy Football: Ex Post Outcome -- Can Kliff Kingsbury fix David Johnson? Ben Gretch continues his Ex Post Outcome series with a look at what went wrong for David Johnson in 2018, and whether he can rebound in the remade 2019 Arizona Cardinals offense....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Iran’s Rouhani: The White House is ‘mentally retarded’ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slammed the US sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as “outrageous and idiotic” because the cleric has no assets abroad. “The White House actions mean it is mentally retarded,” Rouhani s...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Why these strange, reclusive arachnids fled underground in evolutionary waves Once upon a time, Western Australia was covered in forests and those forests were filled with sightless, eyeless, tip-tapping critters called schizomids....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump threatens 'overwhelming force' against Iran if it attacks 'anything American' Donald Trump said he would use "overwhelming force" against Iran if it attacks the U.S. again, a threat that comes days after he called off strikes.        ...
18:17, 06/25/2019

Bill Gates shares his biggest mistake Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said in an interview that the biggest mistake he ever made was missing out on creating what Android ultimately became. By that, he means a mobile operating system that along with iOS killed all other rival mobile opera...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Community mourns Sierra Vista teen killed after falling from SUV SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Family, friends, parents and fellow students all gathered together on Monday night to mourn the loss of a 15-year-old killed in a tragic accident. More than 100 people came together at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Sier...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Apple Watch Series 4 outsold every other smartwatch in 2018 The Apple Watch has gone from strength to strength ever since it was first released in 2015. Last year was no different with the launch of the Series 4 model but, if new data from Counterpoint Research is anything to go by, it seems the latter took A...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Apple's Beats Powerbeats3 wireless earphones hit a new all-time low price of $49 (refurbished) Considering the "totally wireless" Powerbeats Pro are now widely available in the US for $250 a pair, it's obviously hard to justify the purchase of the older and not-completely-wireless Beats Powerbeats3 earphones at their $200 list price. Fortunate...
18:34, 06/25/2019

My Friend Pedro review – action-movie mayhem without the fluff PC, Nintendo Switch; DeadToast Entertainment/Devolver DigitalWith no pretence at character or plot, this stylish shooter rewards the most acrobatic sequences of killings in the best-choreographed ballet of havocMy Friend Pedro is the best moments of ...
18:51, 06/25/2019

Data brokers are selling your secrets. How states are trying to stop them. Data brokers know everything about us because they buy and sell the personal information of millions of Americans with whom they have no direct relationship. New laws in Vermont and California aim to help users learn more about them....
18:51, 06/25/2019

Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Ariana Grande Join Ryan Murphy's The Prom on Netflix Ryan Murphy has a knack for getting together a star-studded cast, so the ensemble he put together for his Netflix adaptation of the Tony-nominated musical The Prom shouldn't come as a......
18:51, 06/25/2019

A heat wave killed 15,000 in France in 2003. As temperatures soar again, officials are taking no chances. With a massive heat wave headed toward Europe in the coming days, major cities like Paris are herding their citizens towards pools and air conditioning to prevent heat-related deaths....
19:00, 06/25/2019

Sagging Trade Flows Spark Alarm Before G-20 Meeting World trade flows have sagged again in 2019, a sign that higher U.S. tariffs and other trade barriers are cooling growth as leaders from the Group of 20 large economies prepare to meet in Japan....
19:17, 06/25/2019

Steam and Ubuntu clash over 32-bit libs Enlarge / The new icon theme in Ubuntu 19.04. (credit: Scott Gilbertson) It has been a tumultuous week for gaming on Linux. Last Tuesday afternoon, Canonical's Steve Langasek announced that 32-bit libs would be frozen (kept as-is, with no new build...
19:17, 06/25/2019

Here We Go Again Why anyone in their right mind would want to serve as President Donald Trump’s chief of staff is beyond me: As far as I can tell, the position essentially entails getting yelled at by the president until you finally slink back into the conservative b...
19:17, 06/25/2019

Brazil, Uruguay strong in Copa America, Argentina stutters The group stage of the Copa America ended with Brazil and Uruguay still the favorites and Argentina still unable to meet expectations       ...
19:34, 06/25/2019

Dow drops more than 100 points after Fed Chief Powell fails to signal rate cut is ahead Stocks fell on Tuesday after comments from the top Federal Reserve official raised questions about whether the central bank will cut interest rates next month....
19:34, 06/25/2019

'Back from the dead': Man dies by electrocution before doctors revived him 20 minutes later Michael Pruitt of Taylor, Michigan, was dead by the time he reached Beaumont hospital. Doctors weren't deterred.        ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Hackers linked to China stole private data from wireless telcos around the world For a few years now, high-ranking US intelligence officials warned that Huawei is a security threat for America and its allies. Its networking equipment can allegedly be used for spying operations against the West, and Huawei has been contesting thes...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Prime Day 2019 starts on July 15th and lasts for 48 hours Amazon’s Black Friday in July event is back for another year, and Prime Day 2019 will be bigger than ever. The retailer will offer Amazon Prime subscribers more than a million deals over two whole days, so you’ll have an extra 12 hours to...
19:51, 06/25/2019

All 'The Conjuring' horror movies, ranked (including new 'Annabelle Comes Home') In honor of new 'The Conjuring' spinoff 'Annabelle Comes Home,' let's rank all the horror films in James Wan's freaky franchise, from worst to best.        ...
20:17, 06/25/2019

From Chucky to Annabelle: The all-time freakiest dolls in horror The only thing that weirds moviegoers out more than a creepy kid is a creepy doll, as in the 'Child's Play' reboot and the new 'Annabelle Comes Home.'        ...
20:17, 06/25/2019

EU Expands Its Stack of Trade Deals The European Union is building a free-trade coalition of the willing, one deal at a time, as Vietnam joins countries including Canada, Japan, Mexico and Singapore that in recent years signed trade accords with the EU....
20:17, 06/25/2019

She Turned Over Her Husband’s Guns After His Arrest. The Police Charged Her. A Florida woman took two guns from her estranged husband’s apartment after he was arrested on a domestic violence charge. The police said that her actions were “armed burglary.”...
20:51, 06/25/2019

Warriors' Andre Iguodala on one team's free agency hopes: 'Nobody’s gonna sign with the Knicks, sorry' The New York Knicks are expected to be major players once the NBA free agency period opens Sunday as the team is expected to go after big-name free agents like Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving....
20:51, 06/25/2019

Why Cam Newton offered passenger $1,500 to switch seat on flight from Paris A video surfaced over the weekend appearing to show Carolina Panthers star Cam Newton offering $1,500 to switch seats aboard a 10-hour flight from Paris and getting turned down...
20:51, 06/25/2019

Expelled student facing more rape charges remains jailed HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man who was allowed to remain enrolled at Marshall University despite being accused of raping a student will stay in jail after being expelled amid new sexual assault charges. A West Virginia circuit court judge ordered Tue...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Petrochemical fire spews thick black smoke in southern Spain MADRID (AP) — A fire at a petrochemical plant in southern Spain has sent a massive plume of black smoke into the air near Gibraltar. The blaze broke out Tuesday at an industrial zone near Algeciras. The Andalusian emergency service said on Twitter th...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Why Your Daily Assignments Aren't Tracking in 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' Even though it’s a bit of a time-sink, I’ve been using the new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite mobile game (iOS, Android) as a great excuse to get outside and walk around more. I kind of have to, since there’s a daily achievement that you can only unlock...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Facebook expands rules on political ads to Canada and Ukraine Facebook Inc on Tuesday added Canada and Ukraine to the list of countries where advertisers looking to run political ads on its platform must first verify their identity and disclose who paid for the ads....
21:34, 06/25/2019

Britain's New Prime Minister Will Be Announced On July 23 The winner of the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain's ruling Conservatives and prime minister will be announced on July 23, the ruling party said Tuesday....
21:51, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson filmed telling Tory members NHS 'needs reform' Frontrunner to be PM gives rabble-rousing speech at private garden partyToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has been filmed at a private garden party telling Conservative members that the NHS absolutely needs to be reformed, as...
21:51, 06/25/2019

A brief (but definitive) guide to train seat etiquette Emily Maitlis sparked outrage when she was spotted on a train with her dog on a seat. What other faux pas should you avoid?This week Newsnight host Emily Maitlis let her dog sleep on the seat next to her on a train to Paddington, sparking some muted ...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson takes to airwaves to lie, lie and lie again | John Crace Tory leader-in-waiting unable even to maintain the most basic rules of conversationYou can see why Boris Johnson’s carers have chosen to mothball him in recent weeks. His decline has been almost total. Johnson never did much care for the past or the ...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Why the Guardian is launching a major reader-funded project on the toxicity of modern life From pesticides in our produce to toxic dyes in cosmetics, Toxic America is an ambitious new series to investigate the health risks from exposure to chemicals in our everyday livesHelp us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributi...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Best business tablets of 2019: top picks for productivity slates Welcome to our best business tablet roundup for 2019. We're well into the new year, and there's plenty of brilliant tablets that will help keep you productive on the go, without having to lug around one of the best laptops.While you might n...
21:51, 06/25/2019

What Is Amazon Prime Student, and Is It Worth It? This article originally appeared on Tom's Guide and has been inducted into our Future University Back to School guide Amazon Student gives college students access to free 2-day shipping and a variety of other Amazon-specific services at hal...
21:51, 06/25/2019

England must sort off-field politics to fulfil potential, says Eddie Jones • Head coach wants the RFU and clubs to work together• Jones admits to over-training players during Six NationsEddie Jones has claimed England will struggle to enjoy consistent success on the world stage unless the “battleground” of off-field politic...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Prosecutors say no criminal charges in Illinois ammonia leak WAUKGAN, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors in northern Illinois say they won’t file criminal charges in connection with an April anhydrous ammonia leak that sickened more than 40 people, including first responders. The (Waukegan) News-Sun...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Louisiana deputy: Suspect confessed to killing 5 GONZALES, La. (AP) — A Louisiana deputy testified that a man accused of killing five people earlier this year confessed to the crimes after being captured in Virginia. WBRZ-TV reports the Ascension Parish deputy was in court Monday at...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Trump loses bid to halt Democratic lawsuit over foreign payments A federal judge on Tuesday refused to put on hold a lawsuit by about 200 Democratic lawmakers accusing President Donald Trump of violating an anti-corruption provision of the U.S. Constitution with his private business dealings, a move that clears th...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Bond 25: man charged after hidden camera found in loo on film set Peter Hartley arrested by Thames Valley police after report of voyeurism at Pinewood StudiosA man has been charged with voyeurism following the discovery of a hidden camera in the women’s lavatories at Pinewood Studios, where the new James Bond film ...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Legion Is Back, and It Knows What It Did The highest-browed superhero TV series ended on a low note for both characters and viewers last season. Last night’s Legion season three premiere—the final season—was a sort of recalibration to season one, where David is dealing with several mental h...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Breaking news: Street dance moves closer to Olympic debut at Paris 2024 Breaking among four sports Paris looks to add for 2024 programFinal decision on added sports to be made in December 2020Breakdancing, known as breaking in Olympic circles, moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and now organizers can lo...
22:17, 06/25/2019

France's Mirazur crowned world's best restaurant, Denmark's Noma is No. 2 Mirazur, on the French Riviera, was crowned No.1 at the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony held in Singapore on Tuesday, lauded for its fresh and seasonal cuisine....
22:34, 06/25/2019

Yes, counting steps might make you healthier People who track their daily steps may not only be more active, they may also be less likely to develop health problems that lead to events like heart attacks or broken bones, a new study suggests....
22:51, 06/25/2019

There’s No Time Like Today to Give ‘Half-Christmas’ the Sitcom Holiday Appreciation It Deserves The sun might be shining and the temperatures going up, but don’t let those summer elements distract you from getting into the holiday spirit this Half-Christmas. As the foremost and best holiday in the Comedy Central series, Workaholics, Half-...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance. The Office, named BINUH, will replace the 15-year...
23:17, 06/25/2019

The famous Dyson hair dryer is finally on sale—is it worth the price? The Dyson Supersonic hair dryer is one of the best hair dryers we've ever tested, and it's on sale for its lowest price yet on Drop.com.       ...
23:17, 06/25/2019

Philadelphia Flyers mascot surprises 7-year-old superfan who requested custom Gritty-themed prosthetic Gritty, the wild-eyed mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team, surprised a 7-year-old fan who had requested a customized prosthetic leg featuring the orange furry creature. ...
23:34, 06/25/2019

We compared the Chase Sapphire Preferred to the AmEx Platinum — and this time, the winner isn't clear-cut Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Which is a better card to have...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Etika's YouTube Friends React to Tragic News of His Death The YouTube community is in mourning after a familiar face was found dead in New York City. Earlier today, the NYPD confirmed the tragic passing of Desmond Amofah better known as......
23:34, 06/25/2019

Google UX director grilled by Senate on persuasive algorithm use Maggie Stanphill, director of Google User Experience, testified June 25 to the U.S. Senate on the company’s use of persuasive algorithms. She claimed Google does not use persuasive technology....
00:00, 06/26/2019

NATO gives Russia 5 weeks to destroy missiles violating INF Treaty NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gave Russia five weeks to destroy ground-launched missiles that violate a treaty with the United States banning certain short- and intermediate-range missiles....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Brazil president backtracks on looser gun restrictions as lawmakers resist Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday reversed a move to loosen gun control laws by presidential decree, in a strategic retreat after lawmakers pushed back on one of the far-right leader's key campaign promises....
00:34, 06/26/2019

7 Best Guava Recipes | Easy Guava Recipes Guava Recipes: Make the most of the super fruit of guava with these delightful guava recipes that you can easily prepare at home. From guava smoothie to chutney and guava curry, we've got it all along......
00:51, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Juul loses home turf as San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies such as Juul Labs Inc....
00:51, 06/26/2019

YouTuber Etika found dead in East River, following a series of erratic videos and police confrontations Desmond Amofah, known online as Etika, won hundreds of thousands of subscribers by making game reaction videos. His work took a disturbing turn in recent months....
01:00, 06/26/2019

|Economycannotremaininthehandsofafew-minister The SA government will not allow the country's economy to remain in the hands of a few, says Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshavheni....
01:00, 06/26/2019

|Denelcannowpayfullsalariesat11thhour Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says that a lender has come to the assistance of state-owned arms manufacturer Denel, and full salaries will be paid to all its employees....
01:00, 06/26/2019

Here’s what the new footage will include in this weekend’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ rerelease Tickets started going on sale Monday night for this weekend’s re-release of Avengers: Endgame, which is heading back into theaters for a brief run that gives the Marvel superhero epic a fighting chance to finally surpass Avatar as the highest-g...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Netflix loses 'The Office' after 2020 to NBCUniversal's service Wondering what the most watched show on subscription streaming is? According to NBC it's The Office, and as such, it's no surprise that once the company's agreement with Netflix expires at the end of 2020, it's keeping the show fo...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Cubo AI's baby monitor will alert you if your child's face is covered There are plenty of smart baby monitors on the market, and some are better than others. Cubo AI is hoping to join the pack with a baby monitor that can alert you if your little one's face is covered. The AI-powered face detection technology coul...
01:00, 06/26/2019

‘Judgment’ is a sublime detective game for everyone Grizzly murders. A ridiculously smart hero haunted by his past. A shady group of individuals who will do anything, it seems, to cover up their terrible deeds. These are the hallmarks of a great detective story, and Judgment, the latest video game fro...
01:00, 06/26/2019

What Will Democrats Look for in Debates? Someone They Can Imagine Onstage With Trump Four years after Donald J. Trump blew up the expectations for how a candidate is expected to behave in a debate, he will loom over the 20 Democrats who take the stage in Miami this week....
01:34, 06/26/2019

HPE boldly commits to everything-as-a-service, but is it a smart bet? Amid HPE's Discover 2019 announcements, the company made a big splash by introducing a market promise to deliver "everything as a service" by 2022.Read More...
01:51, 06/26/2019

Laverne Cox splits with boyfriend Kyle Draper after 'much soul searching and tears' After "much soul searching and tears," "Orange Is the New Black" star Laverne Cox announced her breakup with boyfriend Kyle Draper on Instagram.        ...
01:51, 06/26/2019

Yikes! Shawn Mendes drops Camila Cabello in rehearsal footage of 'Señorita' Yikes: Shawn Mendes drops Camila Cabello in new behind-the-scenes footage of 'Senorita': 'This is my worst nightmare'        ...
01:51, 06/26/2019

Cops eye dating apps in Mackenzie Lueck’s disappearance after Lyft ride Police are looking at the dating apps of a missing University of Utah sorority sister who disappeared last week shortly after taking a Lyft ride. Salt Lake City Police confirmed Tuesday that 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck’s dating life has become ...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Does Gucci’s £1,800 shell suit signal the return of the 1980s' worst look? The much-mocked item of sportswear has apparently evolved. But it still looks like a migraineName: Gucci oversize waterproof nylon jacket and tracksuit bottoms.Colour: Green, blue, purple, orange and red. Continue reading......
02:00, 06/26/2019

More than 100 migrant children returned to 'horrific' Texas border station More than 100 migrant children have been returned to a "horrific" Texas border station just a day after being moved out, a US border official has confirmed....
02:00, 06/26/2019