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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...]

FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup Portugal's win took them to the top of their group ahead of Mexico's game against New Zealand moments after. This will be the third Confederations Cup match between two UEFA countries, after France's 3-2 victory against Turkey in the 2003 semi-final and the goalless draw between Spain and Italy in the 2013 semifinal (Spain won 7-6 on penalties). [Full Article...]

Washington will continue to pressure North Korea: White House

Earlier this year, Beijing called on Pyongyang to suspend its nuclear and missile testing while calling on the USA to stop military exercises on and near the Korean Peninsula, which North Korea sees as a threat to its sovereignty. Security Council are joining in this effort, and we hope China will do their part as well", he said. Like past presidents, Trump is finding the US has limited scope ... [Full Article...]

Scorching Earth: Killer Heat Waves Are Occurring More Frequently, Study Shows

Scorching Earth: Killer Heat Waves Are Occurring More Frequently, Study Shows According to new research, unless carbon emissions are controlled, up to 75% of the world population could literally "take the heat" in the form of deadly heat waves by 2100. Mora, a climate scientist at the University of Hawaii at Mona, and his colleagues wanted to see how various greenhouse gas emissions scenarios would affect the future occurrence of deadly heat waves, but found there wasn'... [Full Article...]

Total solar eclipse stamp to be released

Total solar eclipse stamp to be released The 70-mile wide swath of darkness will sweep the country from OR to SC, a trail 2,500 miles long, passing through some 14 states. The back of the stamp shows the path of the eclipse across the continental U.S. NASA TV and NASA.gov will broadcast a live panel discussion and news conference starting at noon Wednesday. The image reverts back to the eclipse once the stamp cools. [Full Article...]

Apple's iOS 11 update could deliver FLAC and hi-res audio support

It should be common knowledge by now that Apple introduced the initial iOS 11 beta shortly after the opening keynote of this year's Worldwide Developers Conference . "It is our ambition, but I cannot promise that it will work in the first version", Valdsgaard said. See, if you buy a new iPhone or iPad running iOS 11 , simply bring it close to your older device that is signed in with yo... [Full Article...]

NASA announces of 219 new planets, 10 of which may be habitable

Using the Kepler space telescope , NASA discovered ten new exoplanets that are located in the habitable zone of their respective stars. Since 2014, Kepler has ceased looking at a set starfield in the Cygnus constellation and has been collecting data on its second mission - observing fields on the plane of the ecliptic of the Milky Way Galaxy. [Full Article...]

Amazon tests new fashion shopping service for Prime members

Amazon tests new fashion shopping service for Prime members Amazon will likely want to boost its in-house fashion brands like Lark & Ro too, and offering discounts on these labels if you use Prime Wardrobe could be a simple way to do that. Amazon has become the largest seller of industry goods in the US, according to a SIMA consumer study. Now, it is lowering the barrier to customers trying out clothing. [Full Article...]

Diablo III: The Rise of the Necromancer DLC Coming June 2017

Diablo III: The Rise of the Necromancer DLC Coming June 2017 Blizzard Entertainment have announced that the Rise of the Necromancer expansion - which adds the much-wanted necromancer class into Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - will be released on June 27, 2017. The Diablo III: Eternal Collection is available to PlayStation Plus members and Xbox Live Gold members for a limited time at a special introductory price of approximately $37.99 Dollars. [Full Article...]

Tesla working with 'heavy duty trucking' on electric semi design

Tesla working with 'heavy duty trucking' on electric semi design It's no shock that a smaller model is planned - after all, the Model X is an enormous vehicle. Unlike what it did with Model S and X, Tesla will release the simplest versions of the Model 3 first, before eventually offering more options. [Full Article...]

Trove of new horror species discovered in Australian abyss

Trove of new horror species discovered in Australian abyss Scientists who spent a month investing the underwater abyss off Australia, which is up to 4km deep, made unbelievable discoveries of new species but also recorded a depressing spread of human-origin rubbish. It was also a particularly rare discovery. Today, around a third of the species that the team brought back had never been seen before, and will then be sent to Australian laboratories for fur... [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to launch on August 26 in NY

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to launch on August 26 in NY These are some of the special features of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 . The brand has also introduced a Book cover, which is priced at Rs 2,999 and a Pogo keyboard cover for Rs 8,499. HDR (High Dynamic Range) Ready: Galaxy Tab S3 support videos in HDR for true-to-life colours and vivid digital content viewing experience. Samsung Flow on the tablet uses biometric authentication to log-in... [Full Article...]

Nintendo Switch Will Allow Kids To Code Their Own Games

The portability of the Nintendo Switch also makes this very interesting given that students could work on their projects remotely and bring them into school, which makes the prospect of homework much more fun. In case you don't know where your controller is, now you can find it by making it vibrate. The portable console has detachable controllers - two adjectives that are essentially code for ... [Full Article...]

Injured jockey Frankie Dettori out of Royal Ascot

Injured jockey Frankie Dettori out of Royal Ascot Having ridden his 3,000th British victor, we look... Victories blur but some are more special. Organisers advised punters via the Ascot website to expect tightened security, saying: "You will notice a stronger armed and uniformed police presence throughout the site and the vicinity". [Full Article...]

European human rights court rules against Russian 'gay propaganda' law

European human rights court rules against Russian 'gay propaganda' law The case concerned three Russian gay rights activists who were found guilty of administrative offenses and fined for their activism, which included holding up signs that said homosexuality is normal. 20 June 2017Europe's highest human rights court today ruled that Russia's "gay propaganda" law is discriminatory and could encourage prejudice and homophobia. [Full Article...]

Think Wind Turbines and Solar Panels Are Fads? Think Again

Think Wind Turbines and Solar Panels Are Fads? Think Again What's more, solar power does not just come with costs. That's the takeaway from the 2017 Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Outlook , an annual report that makes long-term economic forecasts about the world's power sector. Also note - the Montana wind developers specifically want a chance to sell into the northwest market because the heavy winter winds complement the heavy spring and summer... [Full Article...]

NTSB: Driver Ignored Warnings, Did Not Hold Wheel in Fatal Tesla Crash

During a 37-minute period of the trip when Brown was required to have his hands on the wheel, he apparently did so for just 25 seconds , the NTSB said in the report . The administration announced it would not order a recall and said Brown had ignored the in-vehicle warnings telling him he needed to keep his hands on the wheel. [Full Article...]


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