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Tesla could be your next streaming music provider

Tesla could be your next streaming music provider The deal Apple has with record labels is due to the expire at the end of the month, and it includes both Apple Music as well as iTunes, Apple's digital music store. Changes may be coming to Apple Music , but for record labels rather than subscribers. Technology news site Recode said Tesla was discussing the creation of a service unique to the automaker which would be integrated into t... [Full Article...]

Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law The other three senators are Mike Lee of Utah , Ted Cruz of Texas and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin . They say in a statement that they are open to negotiation before the full Senate considers the measure. It would also end the tax penalties under Mr Obama's law on people who do not buy insurance - the so-called individual mandate - and on larger firms that do not offer coverage to th... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Cindy Comes Ashore in Southwest Louisiana

Tropical Storm Cindy Comes Ashore in Southwest Louisiana The bulk of the bad weather though, was miles to the east as parts of Mississippi , Alabama and Florida coasts suffered with heavy rains that produced localized flooding. Some threats could be lurking in the flood waters, including floating colonies of fire ants that Alabama officials warned about in a statement. A Coast Guard cutter escorted the vessel to Freeport, Texas. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana Prior to reaching land, the storm brought heavy winds and rain to some southern states, including Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana on Wednesday. Authorities in Louisiana announced they will close courts and other government buildings across the state on Wednesday. The state said the Federal Emergency Management Agency was moving 125,000 meals and 200,000 liters of water into Louisiana. [Full Article...]

Amid Apple dispute, chip designer Imagination Technologies puts itself up for sale

Amid Apple dispute, chip designer Imagination Technologies puts itself up for sale The company's stock plunged 62% to £1.030 on April 3 , after Imagination revealed that Apple AAPL, +0.59% planned to stop using its technology in new products within two years' time. Imagination struggled, however, to reduce its reliance on Apple , and has faced increased competition from the likes of chipmaker Qualcomm and British rival ARM, which developed its own graphics to complem... [Full Article...]

Alexis Sanchez breaks Salas record in Chile draw

Alexis Sanchez breaks Salas record in Chile draw Germany , with only three players from its 2014 World Cup-winning team, played catch-up most of time against the more experienced Chileans, but earned the draw after Lars Stindl scored from close range in a counterattack just before halftime. [Full Article...]

Ferrari bags 2017 International Engine of the Year award

Ferrari bags 2017 International Engine of the Year award With 661bhp, the twin-turbo V8 dazzled a panel of 58 judges from 31 countries around the globe, stepping up to take the top podium position for yet another year. Apart from Ferrari, Porsche , too, had a fairly good run at the event this year. The heavyweight marques all feature in the larger capacity categories, but it was Ferrari's day, with the third win for the 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 winnin... [Full Article...]

WannaCry cyberattack hits Honda

WannaCry cyberattack hits Honda On Monday, Honda was forced to temporarily shut down its auto plant in Sayama, Japan, after some of its computer systems were infected with the infamous WannaCry ransomware , reported Reuters today. Honda's Sayama plant in Japan. Ransomware hackers are hacking computers which are using the older version of Windows as their computer OS. Australian authorities reported on June 22 that mor... [Full Article...]

Google dropping support for Android Market on Android 2.1 Eclair and earlier

Google dropping support for Android Market on Android 2.1 Eclair and earlier Users are advised not to download these apps if they do not appear to come from a legitimate source, even if they are on the Google Play Store . The store's discontinuation will happen without any notification on the device due to "technical restrictions", according to the company. [Full Article...]

Stop what you're doing! Make music with the Google doodle

Stop what you're doing! Make music with the Google doodle Clicking or tapping on the doodle launches a small web-based music composition app that allows one to plot four different instruments along a grid. "It's wonderful to know that his work, which has been steadily praised since the 1920s, will continue to receive worldwide recognition". [Full Article...]

Blizzard is Tweaking Overwatch Loot Boxes to Drop Less Duplicates

Blizzard is Tweaking Overwatch Loot Boxes to Drop Less Duplicates In a move similar to the one the company is planning to employ for Hearthstone card packs , it says that in the newest PTR patch, it is "drastically reducing the amount of duplicates players will receive when opening loot boxes". You can test the new Highlights-and other changes, such as the ability to make custom reticles-on the Public Test Region server. PC players will have the ability to expo... [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5 Manipulating Benchmarks to Maximize Scores

OnePlus 5 Manipulating Benchmarks to Maximize Scores Furthermore, the manipulated OnePlus 5 review units have reportedly exhibited extremely hot temperatures hovering around 50 degrees (122 degrees F) while running the GFXBench tests. The publication says that with the cheating mechanism enabled, OnePlus is able to eke out a 5% uptick in performance in the multi-core benchmark on average. [Full Article...]

Uber gives passengers 'long overdue' ability to tip drivers through app

This announcement puts the ride-sharing service on the same level as Lyft , who has been offering a tipping option for years. Uber drivers have long wondered when tipping would be added and it looks like their prayers are finally being answered. [Full Article...]

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure Kalanick took an undetermined leave of absence last week amid the company's controversies, including a number of sexual harassment allegations and video footage of Kalanick berating a bankrupt Uber driver in March. Two weeks ago Uber fired about 20 employees over incidents of harassment. With Kalanick's resignation, Uber is now missing a CEO, COO, CFO, CMO and a host of other critical high-l... [Full Article...]

Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure Kalanick that he must immediately leave and that the company needed a change in leadership. "If Uber goes to the capital markets, investors are going to demand more control over the board - both for strategic and cultural reasons", Columbia Business School professor Evan Rawley noted in an email. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

Ronaldo , who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup playing for Portugal, has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009. Real Madrid also saw an offer - worth a staggering £105million - turned down by Monaco for Mbappe but Perez has confirmed the club have continued to keep a close eye on his situation in France. [Full Article...]

Apple adds Virgin to US carrier lineup as Virgin ditches Android

Apple adds Virgin to US carrier lineup as Virgin ditches Android Virgin charges the same amount as Apple for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus as well as the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus . Also, you must buy a new iPhone - you can not bring an existing model to the party. In addition, some data will be "mobile-optimized", capping video streams at 480p resolution and music at 500 kilobits per second. But while Sprint described its " free " promotion as an "experiment", Vi... [Full Article...]

Keeping CEO job was 1 fight too many for Uber's Kalanick

FINSUM: Things at Uber had gotten so out of hand under Kalanick that it is hard to blame the investors for wanting a change. The company has also invested heavily in AI, launching Uber AI Labs . The company, valued by investors at $69 billion, also does not have a chief financial officer. When she complained to the company's human resources department, she wrote, the incident was played down, an... [Full Article...]

Patriots sign LB Harris to two-year deal

Patriots sign LB Harris to two-year deal After being cut by the Jets on June 6, linebacker David Harris has reportedly found a new home. The addition of Harris should greatly benefit Patriots star linebacker Dont'a Hightower , as it will likely allow him the opportunity to rush the passer more next season. [Full Article...]

Man sent home from work for wearing shorts returns in dress

Man sent home from work for wearing shorts returns in dress Shortly afterward he posted an update stating he had been sent home from work for violating the company's dress code . In an interview with Mail Online , Barge said, "I got sent home and told to change into appropriate clothing but it said females could wear dresses so hey ho!" Because of his protest, men are now allowed to wear three-quarter length shorts (aka Capri pants) in beige, black, ... [Full Article...]


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