Markets Right Now: Dow Jones industrials close at a record

The Nasdaq Composite (COMP - 5,005.73) broke from the pack, dropping 17.1 points, or 0.3%. The Dow gained 120 points, or 0.7 percent, to 18,347. While it would be incorrect to refer to the Nasdaq composite as a tech index, more than 40 percent of... More..

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Pokemon GO gets an update, brings the best of augmented reality

The app, which was first launched in Australia and New Zealand before overtaking Tinder in the U.S. in popularity, has now appeared on the iOS App Store and Google Play. A US Senator has written an official le...More..

Consumer Reports says Tesla should drop Autopilot name
by | Thursday, July 14, 2016

Consumer Reports says Tesla should drop Autopilot name

CR wants Tesla to deactivate the AutoSteer function until it can be reprogrammed to require drivers to have their hands on the wheel, for Tesla to stop calling it AutoPilot, for clearer guidance to be i...More..

by | Thursday, July 14, 2016

Boris Johnson named British foreign secretary; Brexit minister added

Johnson himself said he was "humbled". Having quickly fallen out of the race to be prime minister following the referendum vote to leave the European Union, the appointment promises a high-profile role on...More..

by | Thursday, July 14, 2016

Pokemon Go Officially Launched in Germany - Download Links

He states his belief that Americans have a right to keep personal information private, and that extends to choosing how companies gather data from technology such as hardware and video games . Pokemon Go's me...More..

by | Thursday, July 14, 2016

Black Lives Matter protest marches through downtown Tulsa

The group's response to the meeting highlighted the city's poverty rate and the number of people killed by Memphis police officers since 2012, both of which disproportionately affect black residents. He ass...More..

by | Thursday, July 14, 2016

Nintendo shares go up as more people download Pokemon Go

It tracks you wherever you go, and you can see your avatar moving on the on-screen map in the app. Prior to this, German trainers who succumbed to the Pokemon GO craze have been stuck finding versions of the...More..

Japan leads world stock markets higher on stimulus hope
by | Thursday, July 14, 2016

Japan leads world stock markets higher on stimulus hope

The S&P 500 gained 10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,140 at 11:07 a.m. Markets in China and Hong Kong have yet to start trading. Europe's STOXX 600 index rose 0.6 per cent, led higher by a more than 5 per c...More..

by | Thursday, July 14, 2016

Congress sends Obama compromise drug-abuse bill

The White House said in a statement the bill "falls far short" of the necessary funding, but Obama would sign it "because some action is better than none". Senators approved the bipartisan opioids package, 92...More..

by | Thursday, July 14, 2016

Iran''s President Warns on Breach of Nuclear Deal

The administration had in recent months refused to answer questions about the payment from lawmakers and journalists, claiming that the deal had not yet been finalized. "Now it's up to them to make up their min...More..

Trump catches Clinton in three swing states
by | Thursday, July 14, 2016

Trump catches Clinton in three swing states

In the same poll in January, Clinton held an 8-point advantage over Trump, 48 to 40 percent. In a head-to-head matchup, Trump leads Clinton by a margin of 42 percent to 39 percent in Florida, erasing the Demo...More..

Trump, Clinton both deeply unpopular in Wisconsin
by | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Trump, Clinton both deeply unpopular in Wisconsin

Today's poll results were the first since F.B.I. director James Comey publicly scolded Clinton for being "extremely careless" in using a private email account and server to transmit her emails, a few of which...More..

by | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

'Outlander' season 2 finale spoilers: what to expect

EDT on Starz . Those events were set in 1968. At first, Brianna was angry and did not believe that her mother had the ability to time travel. The editing worked exceptionally well for the story, pushing the...More..

by | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Bernie Sanders Finally Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

Lynch repeatedly said she wouldn't discuss specifics of the FBI's investigation. "There's just a lot of things that I don't know about and she's just not the candidate that I would chose myself". She will be th...More..

UK's Corbyn 'can defend Labour leadership'
by | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

UK's Corbyn 'can defend Labour leadership'

Candidates who have formally gained the support of at least 20 per cent of their parliamentary colleagues in Westminster and the European Parliament, which now means 51 MPs or MEPs. If Labour's ruling body ha...More..

Brexit Backer Boris Johnson Declares 'It Cannot Be Me' To Lead Conservatives
by | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Brexit Backer Boris Johnson Declares 'It Cannot Be Me' To Lead Conservatives

The onslaught came as Mr Gove prepared to formally launch his leadership bid with a speech at Westminster setting out his plans for the premiership. Asked if it was political calculation that led him to back-...More..

China's June exports fall 4.8 pct, more than forecast
by | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

China's June exports fall 4.8 pct, more than forecast

This indicates the impact of measures to stimulate growth in the world's second-largest economy may be fading, after encouraging import readings in May. "For example, Brexit, expectations of an interest rate hi...More..

by | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Baton Rouge Protester From Iconic Photo Identified as Ieshia Evans

Alton Sterling will be mourned at the F.G. Clark Activity Center of Southern University in Baton Rouge on Friday. The Daily Beast reports that Abdullah Muflahi owned the convenience store where Sterl...More..

Another View: Horror in Istanbul shows where anti-terrorist efforts fall short
by | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Another View: Horror in Istanbul shows where anti-terrorist efforts fall short

The private NTV network reported that Istanbul police had detained 11 suspected ISIS militants in relation to the attack, in addition to 13 rounded up on Thursday and another nine in the western port city of ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

SEC investigating Tesla over failure to disclose driverless vehicle crash

Tesla said Musk sold the shares due to tax requirements. It is unclear what action, if any, the SEC will take. Tesla has maintained that it's gone by the book in reporting the accident. Tesla did not pr...More..

Pokemon Go to Receive Bi-Weekly Updates
by | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Pokemon Go to Receive Bi-Weekly Updates

Addressing specifically the rings that form around a Pokemon while catching them, Hanke admits that the game is not intentionally obtuse. Contrary to other game in the "Pokemon Go" series, this Pokemon do...More..

Murray targets world number one
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Murray targets world number one

Novak, the same thing. "Failing is okay, providing that you've given your best and put everything into it". I feel very, very motivated. And it was telling that while Raonic delivered the joint-second fastest...More..

Tesla Model X Crashes in Montana, Driver Reportedly Blames Autopilot
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Tesla Model X Crashes in Montana, Driver Reportedly Blames Autopilot

Tesla's shares rose 3.7 percent Monday to close at $224.78 on news that Musk plans to unveil a new "master plan" for the company later this week. The plan would be an update to Musk's first strategy announ...More..

People across USA gather to protest recent police shootings
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

People across USA gather to protest recent police shootings

The protest started at roughly 9 a.m. Monday morning and ended mid-afternoon when a thunderstorm pushed through the area. "You'll be seeing this iconic photo from #BatonRouge & versions of it, for the rest ...More..

Starbucks hikes prices on coffee, espresso, tea lattes
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Starbucks hikes prices on coffee, espresso, tea lattes

On Monday, Starbucks said it would be raising the base pay of all employees, including store managers, in its USA company-owned stores by 5 percent or more starting October 3. Starbucks' price increase is he...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Euro 2016 winners Portugal receive heroes' welcome in Lisbon

There was a lot of pressure, but we wanted to win for everyone who came to see us. Matuidi, 29, could not hide his disappointment after the match and felt France would have to wipe the result from the minds q...More..

Theresa May to Become British PM on Wednesday
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Theresa May to Become British PM on Wednesday

And her backers including Mr Grayling stressed that Mrs May was a senior member in the Tory team which won a majority at the 2015 general election. "Brexit means Brexit - and we're going to make a success of ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Tesla Masterplan Part 2 Due Out Soon, Tesla CEO Tweets

In that crash, a Tesla Model S driven by Joshua Brown was operating in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode when it failed to see a tractor trailer passing in front of it. Tesla is offering US$2.5-3 billion for the ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Guardiola tells Man City players: Entertain first, win trophies later

I need time but as soon as possible we are going to try and create team spirit. I like players who think about himself but also about Man City. "Everyone knows Pep and what he can do. "I don't want the guys t...More..

Boeing, Airbus offer rosy outlooks for aircraft demand
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Boeing, Airbus offer rosy outlooks for aircraft demand

Virgin Atlantic Airways was the main driver of a $5.8 billion order tally for Airbus on the first day of the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow. The AirAsia deal may be announced as early as Tuesday, with...More..

Global PC shipment decline continued in second quarter: Gartner
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Global PC shipment decline continued in second quarter: Gartner

Mikako Kitagawa , a Gartner analyst, said Dell's status as a private company has allowed it to be more aggressive in competing in the PC business. The research firm said that currency fluctuations and a stron...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Pokemon Go could give hackers access to all your data

Pokemon Go was developed for Nintendo by a company called Niantic , formed in 2010. The paranoid should note that until October 2015, Niantic was part of Google. It is this totally unexpected reception t...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

How does the Labour leadership election work?

She will apparently be joined by former shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn as she launches her bid , who was sacked from his post recently after saying he had no confidence in Corbyn . He said on Monday: "I...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

After win, Abe calls for debate on Japan constitution

Another focus was whether the ruling parties and those among the opposition parties and independents that favor amending the Constitution would be able to secure the two-thirds majority of the 242 House of Coun...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Israel announces $12.9m boost to West Bank settlements

It teaches about the change that has come over Israel-Egypt relations, including President Al-Sisi's important call to advance the peace process with both the Palestinians and Arab countries. Israel and Egypt s...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

June hiring surge of 287000 suggests rebounding US economy

The Labor Department reported Friday that employers added 287,000 jobs in June, the most since last October. Average job growth between April and June was 147,000. "Rising wages have helped offset the recen...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Formula One: Hamilton top in crash-marred final practice

Hamilton hadn't set a time in Q3 when he came out with just three minutes left, and the pressure was on as Nico Rosberg was on provisional pole with a time of 1.29.606, some seven tenths faster than the next-q...More..

US Employment Back On Track in June
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

US Employment Back On Track in June

Nevertheless the United States unemployment rate, which is based on a separate database from the job creation numbers, rose to 4.9%, still near the lowest level in more than eight years. S. employment report...More..

U.S. payrolls rebound in June in boost to economy
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

U.S. payrolls rebound in June in boost to economy

Payrolls climbed by 287,000 last month, exceeding the highest estimate in a Bloomberg survey, after a revised 11,000 gain in May, a Labor Department report showed Friday. Healthcare and social assistance saw ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

US payrolls rebound in June in boost to economy

The unemployment rate rose from 4.7 percent to a still-low 4.9 percent, the Labor Department said Friday in its monthly jobs report . Professional and business services also added 38,000 jobs while retail adde...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Serena takes another swing at major mark

Williams defeated Elena Vesnina in the semifinals , while Kerber advanced to the final by beating Serena's sister, Venus. Also on the line for Serena is Steffi Graf's Open-era record of 22 Grand Slam titl...More..

Welsh dragons will roar again insists Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Welsh dragons will roar again insists Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale

The Portuguese team found a large group of euphoric fans looking forward to their arrival at the training camp at the French national rugby centre in Marcoussis. He believes the only thing that matters is that ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Senate approves compromise GMO food labeling bill

According to the Wall Street Journal , legislation passed in Vermont in 2014 created the first mandatory GMO labeling law of its kind, requiring food makers to label products that contained any geneticall...More..

Questions raised over Tesla's actions following autopilot-related fatal crash
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Questions raised over Tesla's actions following autopilot-related fatal crash

Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) disclosed that it delivered 14,370 vehicles including 9,745 Model S and 4,625 Model X in the second quarter of this year. In May, founder and chief executive Elon Musk drew criti...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

UFC star Jon Jones' backup sample also fails doping test

The guys who are supposed to be looking out for him and watching his back, give me a break. The long-reigning champion briefly left the stage at his news conference after being overcome with emotion. "It's un...More..

by | Thursday, May 26, 2016

Recall Includes Hundreds of Frozen Foods from Costco, Target, Trader Joe's

On May 22, Food Safety News reported that Costco has updated its recall notice in the U.K.to include its Dr. Praeger's brand Frozen Organic Veggie Burger that covers three different lots because the products ...More..

Microsoft Offering Rollup Updates for Windows 7 and 8.1
by | Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Microsoft Offering Rollup Updates for Windows 7 and 8.1

The launch of Windows 10 has allowed Game Troopers to publish more of its titles on desktop PC and tablets, and it's seeing the benefits. Are you sad to hear about Microsoft's new "streamlining" efforts? Mi...More..

by | Sunday, May 08, 2016

GMail, Yahoo, Hotmail, and Mail.Ru Users, Change Your Passwords NOW

Other providers affected were from Germany and China. After sifting through the files, Hold found out that included in the breach are 57 million Mail.ru accounts. The company didn't pay for the stolen data, a...More..

First pictures: Tesla Model 3
by | Tuesday, April 05, 2016

First pictures: Tesla Model 3

The Model 3 will also come with both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, similar to the Model S, along with a 15-inch touch screen that is smaller compared to the 17-inch touch screen found in the Model S and...More..

Suresh Prabhu tries to shift burden off railway ministry's coffers
by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Suresh Prabhu tries to shift burden off railway ministry's coffers

Announcing seven missions in his Budget speech, the Railway Minister said transformation of Railways would require its reorientation with an entirely different level of effectiveness. More..