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Facebook will never break through with Oculus, says one of the VR company's co-founders

Jack McCauley was one of the six Oculus co-founders, but he's also one of its biggest bears, telling CNBC he doesn't think there's a market for virtual reality video gaming....

Facebook will never break through with Oculus, says one of the VR company's co-founders

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Facebook's VR Dream May Never Take Off, Oculus Co-Founder Says Oculus may not be profitable as Facebook is struggling to bring VR to the mainstream consumer market, says Jack McCauley, one of the co-founders of Oculus....
16:39 2019-07-15

Facebook snags exclusive VR games for Oculus headsets Facebook wants to give Oculus a boost by acquiring game studios and signing exclusive deals for VR versions of well-known games. According to The Information, Facebook plans to bring Assassin's Creed and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell to Oculus Quest and......
00:26 2019-07-11

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and a former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."...
04:39 2019-05-23

The cheapest Oculus Rift prices and Oculus Go sales in June 2019 So you're here for the best and cheapest Oculus Rift prices, but did you know there's a new Oculus in town in the form of the more affordable Oculus Go? On this page you'll find the latest Oculus Go prices along with the original and more powerful headset's cheapest offers.T...
19:39 2019-06-02

Bernie Sanders says he'd 'absolutely' try to break up Facebook, Google, Amazon Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said today that he would "absolutely" look to break up Big Tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google on antitrust grounds....
23:52 2019-07-16

Facebook's plan to break the global financial system | Evgeny Morozov The tech giant knows its best weapon is mobilizing the faux-populism other Silicon Valley companies have used to defeat regulationWhat should we make of Facebook’s sudden foray into the world of digital money? Just as regulators were beginning to wake up from their self-induced coma to discover that...
15:26 2019-06-22

What comes next for Oculus after the Quest launch Jason Rubin, vice president of special gaming projects at Facebook, said the Oculus Quest launch went well and it should have 100 games by year end.Read More...
21:52 2019-06-22

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 immersive 6DOF VR” — writing: “We...
14:39 2019-05-21

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-quality VR game. This is great....
23:52 2019-06-04

Pre-E3 2019: Oculus wants you to paddle a stealth VR kayak—and it’s awesome Enlarge / Are you telling me you don't pack remote-detonation explosives, a dozen clips full of bullets, and a silenced pistol on your family kayak trip? Phantom: Covert Ops, a VR stealth game coming later this year to Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift, would like to have a word with your camping-trip or...
19:00 2019-05-21

Uber wants to sell you Echos, AirPods and Oculus headsets Uber is taking its retail offerings up a notch. Last year, the company teamed up with Cargo to let drivers hawk goods ranging from snacks to phone chargers. Now, Uber and Cargo are hoping riders will buy more expensive products, like Amazon Echos, Ap......
21:26 2019-07-17

Oculus Connect 6 dates announced along with a promise of a new FPS game Mark your calendars, the future of VR is coming on September 25, 2019. That’s the day Oculus Connect 6 will kick off at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center according to a ‘save the date’ email sent to TechRadar.The big highlight of this year’s show, says Oculus, will b...
00:52 2019-06-21

Sling adds social TV and movie viewing to its Oculus Go app If you can't be with your buddies to yell at the screen at the same time during a game or watch a movie together, Sling has a new social watching option in store for you. The co-watching feature is rolling out in beta on Oculus Go -- Sling arrived on......
23:13 2019-06-06

An exhaustive look at Oculus Quest’s first day of great, wireless VR software Enlarge (credit: Oculus / Aurich Lawson) Three weeks ago, I had many positive things to say in my Oculus Quest VR system review. It's wireless, it's simple to use, and it runs on the bleeding edge of just powerful enough for engrossing "six degrees of freedom" (6DOF) virtual reality. Thankfully, t...
18:52 2019-05-22

Oculus Quest: Beat Saber is a blast when it has no wires Beat Saber has sold more than a million units on the older wired VR headsets. But it was meant to be played on wireless VR like the Oculus Quest.Read More...
17:00 2019-05-22

Splinter Cell and Assassin's Creed games could be coming to Oculus VR Fancy doing some virtual reality assassinations? If a new report is to be believed, you'll soon be able to play some of the finest stealthy-murder simulators (gulp) on an Oculus VR headset.According to The Information, Oculus parent company Facebook is spending just shy of $1 billion to bring U...
12:26 2019-07-11

Oculus founder: Best US minds need to work on A.I. like they did during the nuclear arms race If U.S. scientists and researchers had refused to work on nuclear weapons, like Google did on AI, the world would be much worse, argues Palmer Luckey....
21:26 2019-07-19

Oculus clarifies VR app return policy, allowing 5 refunds over 30 days There's an important but ambiguous caveat to Oculus' return policy, which seemingly allowed any app to be returned if used for less than two hours.Read More...
19:13 2019-07-19

Why Oculus Quest’s high prices might make me return my headset OPINION: If you’ve been following the new Oculus Quest VR platform, you probably already know that it officially hit stores last week, and that it’s legitimately impressive. I was skeptical that it could match the pre-release “Nintendo Switch of VR” hype, but that’s as ...
19:13 2019-05-29

What Oculus Quest nails and misses: Hardware, software, and pricing After testing the Oculus Quest standalone headset, a bit of advice: If you're going to be an early adopter, note the company's software return policy.Read More...
20:52 2019-06-04

New Oculus wireless VR device called ‘Quest’ shows potential It’s been five years since Facebook shelled out $2 billion to buy Oculus — and finally, the virtual-reality startup has produced a device that may grab the attention of more than just tech geeks. The $400 Oculus Quest is the company’s fourth headset, but the first that is completely wireless. This e...
05:26 2019-07-06

Oculus Rift S guide: Fixing tracking problems and blackouts The Oculus Rift S was released this week. Some owners are experiencing tracking problems and other USB issues such as blackouts. This guide should help.Read More...
05:00 2019-05-27

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.        ...
16:13 2019-06-01

A magnetized gadget turns Oculus Touch controllers into a two-handed lightsaber A video from Derek Ham shows his latest take of a magnetized accessory for the Oculus Touch that connect and align the controllers along a single axis.Read More...
09:13 2019-06-02

Superhot VR studio tested ‘larger’ levels for Oculus Quest port Superhot VR studio Superhot Team experimented with larger levels for the Oculus Quest port of their hit game -- but found it wasn't a good idea.Read More...
15:00 2019-05-26

Oculus promises Rift S software update will fix open-ear audio volume Complaints about Rift S's integrated speakers have been stacking up, but Oculus says a software update is on the way to partially fix the issues.Read More...
17:52 2019-05-23

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Going On An Oculus Quest - Initial Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Going On An Oculus Quest - Initial Set Up And First Impressions • Nisemonogatari Part 1 DVD Review [NSFW] • TAY Retro: Nintendo Entertainment System - The Legend of Zelda [TV Commercial, NA]...
17:26 2019-05-29

Oculus Quest developer shares tricks to optimize Rift and Vive ports An early third-party Quest developer says that surprising art optimizations make a huge difference in enabling Oculus Rift apps to run on mobile hardware.Read More...
20:52 2019-06-17

Oculus forces Virtual Desktop to stop streaming SteamVR apps to Quest Oculus is forcing the developer of a popular Windows streaming app for Quest to remove support for SteamVR app and game streaming to the wireless headset.Read More...
15:26 2019-06-12

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable — it could be a cool feature! If you think it&rsquo...
02:26 2019-06-28

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsApp....
07:39 2019-07-09

It's Okay to Take a Break From the Gym Despite what you might think, we all need a break from the gym. Sometimes, it’s out of necessity because of an injury. Other times, it’s because you just don’t have time....
20:52 2019-07-17

A Brief Break From The Rain Highs in the 70s are a bit below our average high in the low 80s but I doubt there will be many complaints- Tuesday’s rain-free! Enjoy it while you can, another round of showers & storms fires up late Wednesday, overnight into Thursday morning. The post A Brief Break From The Rain appeared fi...
12:00 2019-06-11

Break the Bubbles Yes, we must tax the rich. Yes, we must wrest political power from the rich so that they don’t have it all. But if we ever want to have a less divided society, we must also go to where rich people cocoon themselves, and break that shit up....
21:13 2019-05-30

Finally, A Break in the Pattern Scattered showers continue to file in across the Bluegrass. Some of these showers have been heavy rain maker, and they are in no really hurry. Given the slow-moving and intense nature of this activity, the Flash Flood Watch will remain in effect through midnight. There is one more day with shower an...
23:26 2019-06-09

How to Get a Break From Your Kids While On Vacation As meteorologist Paul Goodloe mused to us about family travel: “If you include the kids, it’s no longer a vacation—we just call that a trip.” Don’t get us wrong: Traversing the world with your children can be a formative experience in which lifelong memories are made. It can also be rather suffocati...
23:26 2019-06-20

Aly & AJ hit road with new EP during acting break Aly & AJ are on a break from acting, not music. The dual-threat duo are on the road in support of their new five-song EP "Sanctuary," a record the sisters say reflects a more mature and introspective outlook (June 3)        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

You Get No Sympathy When You Break Down in a Yugo As someone who has always owned old cars that were in something just shy of concours condition, I’m quite used to being stuck somewhere with a broken down car. That also means I’m very familiar with how people react to me and my broken-down cars. That’s also why my experience with my most recently a...
23:26 2019-06-27

Break the Political Machines One of the most important features of politics in America is the influence of local political machines. Perhaps no state has felt that influence more than New Jersey, but as Politico reported on Tuesday, that could be changing....
20:13 2019-05-21

Is Computex 2019 AMD’s big break? Computex is the biggest computing event of the year, and it’s not even close. Hundreds of manufacturers all flock to Taipei to show off all their latest gadgets. But, the way we look at it, just in time for its 50th anniversary, AMD is kind of dominating the show. AMD opened up the entir...
13:00 2019-05-29

Fan Bingbing and Fiancé Li Chen Break Up Fan Bingbing and Li Chen have called it quits, almost two years after getting engaged. On Thursday, the X-Men: Days of Future Past star took to her Weibo page to announce the couple's......
20:26 2019-06-27

Top U.S., Chinese Officials Break the Ice on Trade China and the U.S. held their first high-level meeting on trade since negotiations fell apart a month ago, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying he had a candid exchange with China’s central bank governor....
12:26 2019-06-09

Diamondbacks break out of slump with 18-2 win over Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and a homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks broke out of a slump in a big way, beating the San Francisco Giants 18-2 on Friday night. Arizona had been held to 12 runs during a five-game losing streak before u...
08:26 2019-05-25

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago....
00:26 2019-06-05

Beyond Meat Aims for Break-Even 2019 Beyond Meat said quarterly sales more than tripled in the meat-replacement supplier’s first financial report since going public in May, though the company continued to lose money as it ramped up production....
03:52 2019-06-07

Ars on your lunch break: The fate we might be making for ourselves Enlarge / Suck it, Skynet. Today we’re presenting the second installment of my conversation with Naval Ravikant about existential risks. Naval is one of tech’s most successful angel investors and the founder of multiple startups—including seed-stage investment platform AngelList. Part one of our ...
23:26 2019-06-18

5 ways to make the most of your lunch break Red Bull has a new initiative for getting you out of the office during those 60 precious minutes of 'you time', so drop that desk sandwich and get active…...
13:00 2019-05-24

Ars on your lunch break: There’s hope, and we’ll all be fine… probably Enlarge / This robot doesn't want to murder you or give you weaponized SARSbola! It just wants to vaccinate you! (Probably!) (credit: Donald Iain Smith / Getty) Today we’re presenting the fourth and final installment of my conversation with Naval Ravikant about existential risks. This interview fi...
19:13 2019-06-20

Will robots take my job? No, but they will break it into tiny bits Robots will take our jobs in name only. They are actually fragmenting them in a way that undermines our ability to find full-time work, warns Annalee Newitz...
19:39 2019-06-27

The F-35 Could Reportedly Break Itself if it Goes Too Fast, And Other F-35 Problems The F-35’s myriad problems are really now just a running gag. But its latest ones are wild, ranging from buyers feeling that they’re being spied on through the jets to the potential for structural damage if flown fast at very high altitudes, which is something that fighter jets are known to do from ...
07:52 2019-06-19

Georgian protesters try to break into parliament TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have tried to storm the parliament building in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and are calling for the government’s resignation. The unrest was sparked by the appearance Thursday of Russian legislator Sergei Gavrilov in the building as part of an...
22:13 2019-06-20

Sam Rockwell says his career could “take a break from racists” The Hollywood Reporter brought actors Hugh Grant, Sam Rockwell, Billy Porter, Diego Luna, Stephan James, and Richard Madden together for a “drama actor roundtable” to talk about their respective careers. Grant hijacks a lot of the conversation with his typical charming self-deprecation, saying that ...
19:39 2019-06-07

Tucson welcomes in Ice Break 2019 Tucson — On a cloud-covered Sunday afternoon, Tucson finally broke the ice. 100 degrees was recorded for the first time in 2019 at 2:37 p.m. Sunday at Tucson International Airport. “I think finally is the wrong word but yeah it’s pretty hot,” one native Tcsonan said. “I...
10:52 2019-06-10

Winners of Ice Break 2019 announced TUCSON – It is officially hot! Despite being a little late this year, Tucson hit the triple-digit mark for the first time this year at 2:37 p.m. on June 9. And you know what that means – we have a few winners of our annual Ice Break Challenge. The grand prize winner was Jim Howe after he...
02:52 2019-06-11

Hammond: No-deal Brexit could break up the UK The chancellor is to challenge the remaining Tory leadership contenders to lay out their "Plan B" if their Brexit proposals falter when one of them becomes prime minister....
05:39 2019-06-20

| Tiger to take a break after Open flop Tiger Woods will take time off to rest and recuperate after a difficult two days at the Open Championship left him with little chance of making the cut....
01:39 2019-07-20

We sell our pizzas for $16.50. Here's how the costs break down. The day my boyfriend put giardiniera on a pizza changed my life forever. That boyfriend, now my husband, is a third-generation pizza maker, and his suburban Chicago family pizzeria has served tavern-style pies and other Chicago-style Italian fare since the 1950s. As much as I’d love to shout out the...
23:13 2019-06-17

PPG Says It Won't Break Up, Despite Pressure From Activist Investor PPG Industries won’t split its units making building paints and industrial coatings, choosing to forge ahead as a unified company after facing pressure from an activist investor to maximize value in its disparate operations....
16:39 2019-05-21

Ars on your lunch break: Let’s talk about the extinction of humanity Enlarge / It looks so peaceful up there. (credit: alxpin / Getty) Welcome back to Ars on your Lunch Break! It’s been a while since we’ve done this, so I’ll start with a brief orientation. This series is built around the After On Podcast—which itself is a series of deep-dive interviews with thinker...
22:26 2019-06-17

The under-the-radar fantasy baseball targets set to break out Now that the All-Star break is fully within our rearview mirror, it is time for fantasy baseball owners to make that push toward a championship. Hopefully, you used the time off from daily lineup decisions to assess your roster, your place in the standings and what you are going to need to start tha...
10:52 2019-07-14

Break Into Your Car Safely with a Door Stop and Metal Rod There comes a time in every car owner’s life when they lock their keys in their vehicle, or lose them completely. Sure, you can pay to have a professional break into your car for you...or you can just learn how to do it yourself to save both time and money....
20:39 2019-06-05

Should I ignore the gut feelings telling me to break up with my boyfriend? He is the best partner I have had in many ways, so I don’t know why I feel this wayI am a 38-year-old woman and have been with my boyfriend, 32, for two years. I’ve swung between thinking we should break up, and convincing myself we can make it work and that my gut feeling of uncertainty stems from ...
13:39 2019-06-21

All-Star break: Plenty of love and hate to go around Mail time. First half is in the books and the people have spoken. The Good: Joe Miegoc: “Love your stuff.” Lee Heydolph: “Honestly, read you first in The Post daily. … Billy Joel yesterday to Flounder today. … Damn, I love it … keep it goin.” Jay Taikoff: “Few things compare to cas...
21:52 2019-07-10

Brief Break For Summer But An Active Weekend Inbound Thursday’s cold front finally cleared the Commonwealth and set us up for a nice Friday. The summer solstice occurs just before noon and for one brief, shining moment it’ll actually feel like it! Expect a partly sunny and dry afternoon with highs around 80°. The problem for the weekend- ...
10:13 2019-06-21

Infamous Missouri Planned Parenthood gets another big break St. Louis’ notorious Planned Parenthood clinic has been given yet another extension that will allow it to operate for several more months without a valid license....
20:39 2019-07-03

Fires break out at Montefiore Medical Center Two separate fires broke out at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx Friday night, authorities said. Firefighters were first called to the Norwood hospital at about 7 p.m. for a blaze in the maintenance room, which was under control less than an hour later, the FDNY said. Once on the scene, smoke ...
06:52 2019-05-25

Oro Valley Police responds to gas line break TUCSON – Oro Valley Police is responding to a gas line break Thursday morning. The intersection of La Cholla Boulevard and Naranja Drive is closed. Motorists are urged to avoid the area. Traffic Alert La Cholla and Naranja is closed in all directions due to a gas line break. Use alternate route. @...
17:26 2019-06-06

City break in Turku – where the Finnish started Finland’s oldest city and former capital is well worth a visit, with buzzing bars, restaurants and museums, plus 20,000 islets to exploreQuiz question: which is the oldest city in Finland and became the capital in 1809? No, not Helsinki – Turku. This south-western city, little-known to UK travellers...
15:39 2019-06-01

Global Chip Makers Can't Catch a Break Just when the global semiconductor industry seems to be taking a breather from one geopolitical conflict, another one is rearing its head, as tensions between Japan and South Korea worsen....
13:26 2019-07-02

CBS goes dark for 6.5M customers as contract talks with AT&T break down Amid tense contract negotiations between CBS and AT&T, the network went dark for 6.5 million DirecTV, U-verse and DirecTV Now customers across the country Saturday....
12:39 2019-07-21

The former reserves who could make or break the Jets’ season With a new season set to begin, here are five Jets to watch when training camp starts Thursday: QB Sam Darnold It is Year 2 for the franchise quarterback, and all eyes will be on him through camp and the preseason for signs of improvement. New coach Adam Gase is here because of his background......
11:13 2019-07-21

Theresa May's successor 'must break Brexit deadlock' Business leaders fear Conservative leadership contenders will back no dealToday’s political developments - live updatesTheresa May announces she will resign on 7 JuneTory leadership race: the favourites to replace MayBusiness leaders have warned that Theresa May’s successor must table an immediate p...
22:13 2019-05-24

Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within Not long ago, nationalist movements were advocating a departure from the European Union. Now they seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurgency from within....
13:39 2019-05-25

Bruins vs. Blues: St. Louis will need to break this trend to win Nobody bounces back like the Blues and the Bruins! While that’s a natural part of survivorship bias — teams that don’t bounce back from losses don’t last very long in the playoffs — both the St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins truly have been very impressive immediately after a loss throughout the 201...
21:39 2019-06-06

| Comrades: Break the record, take home R1m ... minimum! If the winner in either the men’s or women’s races in this year’s Comrades Marathon breaks the 'Up-run' record, he or she will take home a minimum of R1m in prize money....
19:52 2019-05-24

Penguins break into New Zealand sushi stall, again New Zealand police have returned two blue penguins to their natural habitat after they refused to leave a sushi store in Wellington. The "waddling vagrants" had been removed once before....
13:00 2019-07-17

IndiGo Shares Gain Over 2% To Break Three-Day Fall Shares in InterGlobe Aviation - the parent company of the IndiGo airline - rose 2.5 per cent on Friday, breaking a three-day fall which followed a spat between the promoters of the company becoming......
13:01 2019-07-12

BJP Trying To Break Legislators Using Money And Power, Says Mayawati BSP president Mayawati has charged the BJP with attempting to dislodge governments in states ruled by opposition parties and called for strict laws to end the membership of those indulging in......
12:52 2019-07-11

GM moves closer to securing Missouri tax break State senators passed incentives that would give GM $50 million in tax credits over 10 years in return for a $750 million investment to expand a light-truck assembly plant....
17:13 2019-05-21

The US economy is about to break a record. These 11 charts show why The United States is nearing its longest economic expansion on record, but the recovery was gradual and uneven for many Americans. Here's how far it has come since the Great Recession ended in 2009....
19:39 2019-06-07

Climate change could break the heat index It’s not the heat, it’s the … killer heat index. As the Big Apple bakes with higher-than-normal temps this week, a new study suggests that the number of dangerously hot days each year will skyrocket this century if climate change is not addressed. In fact, even the dreaded “heat index” – the “feels-...
18:00 2019-07-16

UN hosts Yemeni talks to break stalemate New steps to salvage a ceasefire at Hodeida, a Yemeni port crucial for aid deliveries to civilians, have been agreed, say UN officials. Yemeni government and rebel representatives met on a ship in the Red Sea....
00:52 2019-07-16

Italy's Salvini says elections still possible after summer break Italy still has time to dissolve parliament and go to elections after the summer break, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told daily Il Corriere della Sera....
09:52 2019-07-18

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

Man punched to his death trying to break up brawl in the Bronx A man was punched to death while attempting to break up a brawl outside of a Bronx deli, police said Friday. The 57-year-old intervened in a fight on the sidewalk in front of 5 East Mt. Eden Avenue in West Concourse at 1:20 a.m., police said. Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea told reporters the attack...
23:13 2019-07-19

Mets vs. Phillies: Aaron Nola will get it done before the break “Wah! Wah! Wah!” Megan Rapinoe called out critics who said teammate Alex Morgan’s celebratory sip of English tea was disrespectful. A day later Wah-pinoe was the one whining. She is complaining the Women’s World Cup final has to share the spotlight with not one but two other men’s soccer finals wher...
02:39 2019-07-08

How to Get Back Into Motorcycles After a Long Break From Riding The Craigslist ad was for a mint-condition 1997 Honda ST1100, with an aftermarket seat, a tall windscreen, and new tires. I saw from the background in the photos that the bike was parked in front of a house just around the corner from me....
18:00 2019-06-14

Tim Dowling: I love camping, but will this trip break me? Our tent is not suitable for most forms of camping, because it’s heavy and has the footprint of a bouncy castleMy wife is worried about some dental work she faces later in the afternoon, and her apprehension is colouring the discussion we’re having about the upcoming weekend. We’re meant to be going...
10:39 2019-06-29

Deranged passenger arrested for trying to break into cockpit The crew and passengers aboard a Delta flight detained a lunatic who tried to barge into the cockpit — shouting that he “came to save the world” and forcing the New York-bound flight to return to Puerto Rico, police and the airline said. Carlos Ramírez Rodríguez, 30, became aggressive an...
17:52 2019-07-03

Ellis never in doubt USA would break through dogged Dutch "Jill Ellis was always confident her team would break down the Netherlands in the women\u0027s World Cup final, despite the European champions holding out for an hour of play."...
22:52 2019-07-07

EU leaders seek to break stalemate on top jobs The divided European Union's 28 national leaders were to spend a third consecutive day on Tuesday arm-wrestling over who should hold the bloc's most prominent jobs until nearly 2025....
01:13 2019-07-02

Analysis: Iran to break limits on enrichment Iran announced Sunday it will increase its uranium enrichment to an unspecified level beyond the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, furthering heightening tensions between Tehran and the U.S. (July 7)        ...
21:13 2019-07-07

Democrats Descend on Iowa for a Chance to Break Through Nineteen presidential candidates visited the state this weekend, talking to voters and trying to grab a moment to distinguish themselves in a historically crowded field....
02:26 2019-06-10

Healthy Woods will likely break my majors record-Nicklaus Jack Nicklaus reckons his record of 18 major championships will probably be broken by Tiger Woods as long as the former world number one stays healthy through the later stages of his career....
00:52 2019-05-29

You can break into a lucrative project management career with this $39 bundle If you want to be the person your company turns to to lead major initiatives, you can start with the training found in The Complete Become A Product Manager Certification Bundle. This massive collection valued at over $2,000 is available now at over 90 percent off, just $39 from TNW Deals....
19:26 2019-07-04

Jiu Jitsu producer says film ‘make-or-break’ for Cyprus NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A veteran Hollywood movie producer says Cyprus’ aspirations to become an international filming destination hinge on whether authorities can deliver on a pledge to provide cash rebates and tax exemptions to filmmakers. Martin Barab told The Associated Press on Saturday th...
01:00 2019-06-30

Target’s same-day deliveries might break my Amazon Prime addiction Enlarge (credit: Shipt) On Thursday, Target unveiled a new same-day ordering feature on its website. For just $9.99, customers can get items delivered to their door in a couple of hours. I gave the service a try on Thursday, and I loved it. It was fast, convenient, and affordable. The part I'm mos...
17:39 2019-06-14

You'll Break a Sweat With an Extra 25% Off PUMA's Sale Styles Better weather means catching up on your outdoor fitness goals, and for PUMA, that means catching up with you. The athletic wear brand is taking an extra 25% off their entire sale section, plus free shipping on all orders. That means trendy sneakers and apparel for workouts and beyond are going much...
20:52 2019-05-30

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school in Denver where two shooters injured eight and killed one heroic student who tried to stop them. Just...
14:39 2019-06-14

Warren poised to break out, AOC endorsement could derail Sanders Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s once-floundering 2020 presidential campaign has been declared back by the media, and her bid to win the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears on track and threatening the No. 2 position of Sen. Bernie Sanders....
23:13 2019-05-28

"You're Not Happy?" See Kourtney Kardashian Break Down in Tears Before Her Big Birthday Nobody's immune to the occasional bout of b-day blues, not even Kourtney Kardashian. The Poosh founder, reality star and mother of three has a serious case of pre-birthday anxiety in......
04:39 2019-07-09

From the NBA Finals: Kerr, Nurse break down title series Toronto coach Nick Nurse says his team expected to be in the NBA Finals all along, and Golden State coach Steve Kerr discusses the motivation level of his team on the latest episode of PodcastOne Sports Now . Nurse details how he knew Raptors star Kawhi Leonard had another gear for the playoffs when...
19:00 2019-05-30

| Palestinians break with Saudi Eid date for first time in years The Palestinians will begin the Eid festivities on a different day to Saudi Arabia for the first time since at least 1994 due to differences in the sighting of the moon, leading some to question why....
08:00 2019-06-05

Can Coco Gauff break past the tennis old guard? At 15, Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff is the star of Wimbledon. But young players often struggle to make a lasting impactWatching the fearless shot-making and preternatural assurance of 15-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff at Wimbledon last week, many of us found it irresistible to reminisce on what we were doing at th...
14:26 2019-07-07

More than half of drivers break 30mph speed limits News 27 Jun, 2019 New Government data reveals 52 per cent of car drivers break 30mph speed limits, compared with 46 per cent on motorways...
18:52 2019-06-27

German unions want 'siesta' break during heat waves The trade union umbrella organization DGB has called for a longer break than the typical 30 minutes for lunch, as is common in Mediterranean countries. Last month, Germany recorded its highest-ever June temperatures....
17:26 2019-07-06

Canada: Time for China to “break the silence” on Tiananmen TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s foreign minister says it’s time for Beijing to “break the silence” on the Tiananmen Square massacre. Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Tuesday that China should openly account for the Chinese citizens who were killed, detained or went missing. Chin...
06:26 2019-06-05

Venezuela sources: Talks to break deadlock set to resume BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that negotiations aimed at breaking Venezuela’s political standoff will resume next week, likely on the Caribbean island of Barbados. Three people familiar with the talks between representatives of President Nicolas Maduro and the U.S.-b...
19:39 2019-06-29

Let's Break Down That Steamy, Action-Packed The Bachelorette Trailer Sometimes, the best part of the Bachelor franchise is the promos. The one that we were blessed with at the end of Monday's episode of The Bachelorette was truly one to remember from......
17:13 2019-06-18

Three deer break into elderly woman’s Indiana apartment An elderly Indiana woman hosted some unwanted guests in her home Tuesday night — three deer. The wild animals busted through a bedroom window of her Decatur, Indiana, retirement home, knocking her over and leaving her trapped on a living room couch. The senior citizen managed to call the cops,...
02:13 2019-06-06

Use-case selection will make or break your AI strategy in healthcare Implementing AI is a journey. Early success starts with the right use case selection and will set the stage for driving adoption and enable expansion that allows your organization to scale and extract incremental value from this investment....
17:52 2019-05-27

All-Star break comes at perfect time for Michael Conforto Michael Conforto is confident four days of rest will get him “back” on track. The Mets outfielder was absent from Sunday’s starting lineup with back tightness, but entered as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning and remained in the game to play right field. Conforto indicated his back is not a signi...
11:39 2019-07-08

Dan Loeb’s pitch to break up Sony lifts stock Sony shares got a boost Friday on hopes billionaire investor Dan Loeb will persuade the conglomerate to shed one of its “crown jewels.” Loeb argued in an eight-page letter to shareholders and 102-page slideshow Thursday that the tech-and-entertainment empire should sell its semiconductors division a...
09:52 2019-06-15

Bobcat loose in Tennessee after nature center break-in A Tennessee nature center said a bobcat feared kidnapped from the facility is now believed to have escaped her would-be abductors and fled into the wild....
19:26 2019-06-14

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
00:26 2019-06-28

Iran Says It Will Break Uranium Stockpile Limit In 10 Days TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country’s atomic agency said Monday while also warning that Iran could enrich uranium up to 20% — just a step away from weapons-grade levels. The ...
14:13 2019-06-17

Malika Haqq and Rapper O.T. Genasis Break Up After 2 Years Malika Haqq and O.T. Genasis are going their separate ways. After being together for almost two years, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and 31-year-old rapper have decided to call......
07:13 2019-06-08

Caught on camera: Man attempts to break into Tucson home TUCSON – A man was caught on camera attempting to break into a Tucson home on May 20. The video shows the man jumping over the homeowner’s back wall, running through the yard,  and peering into the home’s back window before attempting to remove the screen. At last, the man grabs a glass bottle...
21:52 2019-06-11

Break taboo around menstruation, act to end ‘disempowering’ discrimination, say UN experts A group of seven United Nations rights experts issued a clarion call on Tuesday to break the taboo around menstrual health for women and girls that persists in many parts of the world and take concrete action to end “disempowering” discrimination....
18:13 2019-05-21

Breakthrough research demonstrates AI can predict a psychotic break A trio of researchers have developed an experimental machine learning method that allows AI to listen for the early whispers of psychotic break that humans can’t hear. The team, consisting of Neguine Rezaii of Harvard Medical School and Emory School of Medicine, and Elaine Walker and Philipp Wolff f...
23:52 2019-06-13

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
17:00 2019-06-19

Divided EU leaders push to break stalemate on top jobs Divided and tired, European Union leaders went into a third day of arm-wrestling on Tuesday over who would next hold the bloc's key posts, calling for unity but sounding as split as ever on the key Commission presidency....
14:26 2019-07-02

Crowd at Kylie's emotional Glasto set could break records Kylie Minogue has stormed a triumphant and poignant set at Glastonbury in front of an enormous crowd of fans, holding back the tears as she finally got to play the famous Pyramid Stage....
23:52 2019-06-30

4 gunmen on run, one dead, after Washington-area gun store break-in Four gunmen were on the run in a suburban Washington, D.C., neighborhood Thursday after they smashing into gun shop with their car, stealing weapons.        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

Break the cycle: Britain's oldest off-road club The Rough-Stuff Fellowship Archive relives a time when mangled wheels and treacherous mountaintops were no match for cycling enthusiastsOften described as the world’s oldest off-road cycling club, the Rough-Stuff Fellowship (RSF) was founded in 1955 by a group of hardy cyclists from northern England...
11:13 2019-06-13

Off-duty correction officer stabbed while trying to break up bar brawl A city correction officer was stabbed while trying to break up a brawl between a bouncer and a pair of unruly customers at a Brooklyn bar, law enforcement sources and officials said Wednesday. Jaheem Smith, 41, was off-duty and at Angry Wade’s at the corner of Butler and Smith streets in Boeru...
23:01 2019-07-17

Break out the sanitizer: 10 of the germiest places you encounter while traveling Do you ever get sick when you travel? Chances are you’ve contracted something from one of the offenders on this list of the germiest places.        ...
19:26 2019-05-23

Xi heads to North Korea to break cycle of mistrust Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Pyongyang on Thursday for talks with Kim Jong Un, part of a two-day state visit to North Korea that's the first by a Chinese leader in 14 years....
19:52 2019-06-20

Zambian president threatens to fine miners who break law Zambia will fine and break ties with mining firms that fail to operate according to the southern African country's laws, President Edgar Lungu said on Thursday, escalating a dispute with India-listed Vedanta....
15:00 2019-06-13

It's not enough to break up Big Tech. We need to imagine a better alternative | Evgeny Morozov Presenting tech companies as America’s greatest menace may appeal to voters, but it does little to chart an alternative futureAs Facebook all but pleads guilty to a severe form of data addiction, confessing its digital sins and promising to reinvent itself as a privacy-worshiping denizen of the glob...
15:52 2019-05-21

Nationals to extend protective netting at All-Star break WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals will extend their protective netting during the All-Star break after recent injuries in baseball increased the focus on fan safety. Nationals managing principal owner Mark Lerner announced the changes in a letter to fans on Thursday. Lerner says the club wi...
22:13 2019-06-20

Battling flood damage? Here's why you'll have a hard time getting a tax break for it If your home and belongings were lost in a fire or in a flood, you're about to have a harder time claiming those losses on your tax return. Here's why....
01:00 2019-07-20

NY bill would create restaurant tax break for oyster shells ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation before New York state lawmakers would create a new tax break for restaurants who donate oyster shells for environmental conservation. Under the bill, the state would award a 10-cent tax credit for every pound of shells, up to $1,000. Old shells provide vital habitat for ne...
19:00 2019-05-21

Borrowing from your 401(k) is easy. But should you really break open that piggy bank? Nearly 3 in 10 Americans dip into retirement savings, says Transamerica. It pays for higher education, lowering debt and covering medical costs.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Can Neil Diamond break the Broadway bio-musical curse? Neil Diamond is putting his life story on the line. The singer-songwriter has signed up for the Broadway bio-musical treatment, meaning he’s following in the footsteps of previous disappointments such as Emilio & Gloria Estefan’s “On Your Feet! The Musical,” which received me...
23:26 2019-07-02

Turin city break: the best music, restaurants and culture Electro music fans are heading to Turin for this weekend’s Kappa Futurfestival, but this also one of the best cities in Italy for culture and affordable restaurantsWithout Turin, Italy would be a totally different country. It was pivotal to the unification in 1861 and served as the first capital, un...
08:39 2019-07-03

Britain's May tries to break Brexit deadlock with offer of 'new deal' Prime Minister Theresa May set out a "new deal" on Tuesday for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to parliament including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum to try to break the impasse over Brexit....
22:52 2019-05-21

Sharapova wins on return from six-month injury break Maria Sharapova launched her comeback from a six-month injury layoff with a 7-6(8) 6-0 first-round victory over Viktoria Kuzmova at the Mallorca Open grasscourt tournament on Tuesday....
21:13 2019-06-18

IMF's Christine Lagarde Continues To Break Glass Ceilings Christine Lagarde has made a career out of breaking glass ceilings in the halls of international finance and is now poised to break one more, leading the European Central Bank....
01:13 2019-07-03

Vegas insider: How to break into the sports betting industry New York native Vinny Magliulo is a VSiN oddsmaker and the sportsbook director for Gaughan Gaming in Las Vegas. He attended St. Anthony’s High School (then in Smithtown) before moving to Vegas 40 years ago to pursue a career that included running the sportsbooks at Caesars Palace and Wynn Las Vegas....
17:13 2019-07-19

Britain's May offers "new deal" to try to break Brexit deadlock Prime Minister Theresa May will set out on Tuesday a "new deal" for Britain's departure from the European Union, her fourth attempt to break an impasse in parliament over Brexit that has plunged her government into crisis....
17:39 2019-05-21

Get a Break From Your Kids on a Plane by Booking a 'Vacation Seat' Back in my earlier days, all I had to do was make one decision—window or aisle?—and then I’d be given a seat number and and then I would get on an airplane and sit in that seat and thus would conclude my mental exertion on this issue. Alas, that was then. Now that I have a partner and two young chil...
17:13 2019-07-16

120 whoopie pies are missing after fairground booth break-in SKOWHEGAN, Maine — Apparently hungry and thirsty vandals have trashed a fairgrounds booth in Maine, stealing 120 whoopie pies and drinking half a gallon of iced tea. John Youney, a director of the Skowhegan Lions Club, tells the Morning Sentinel that a refrigerator full of cookies was also emptied a...
07:52 2019-06-11

La Cholla Blvd, Naranja Dr open after gas line break NEW: The intersection at La Cholla Boulevard and Naranja Drive is open. Crews were working to repair a damaged gas line in the area. La Cholla construction update:Traffic on La Cholla Blvd at Naranja Drive is open again after this morning's emergency closure due to a damaged gas line. Please tr...
19:52 2019-06-06

This tiny flashing kit can break your bad online security habits The number of cyber attacks is estimated to have risen by 67% over the last five years, with the majority of these data breaches being traced back to human error. The potential risks of such attacks are vast and can have a serious impact on both organizations and individuals. But protecting ourselve...
20:13 2019-05-24

Did ‘Murder Mystery’ really just break a Netflix ratings record? After years of declining to get specific about numbers, Netflix is finally clueing the public in. The streaming behemoth wants you to know its new comedy caper “Murder Mystery” is a big hit. Netflix’s de facto PR Twitter account, @NetflixisaJoke, released a big “ADAM SANDLER ...
17:00 2019-06-19

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
15:52 2019-06-19

Rest for the weary: Warriors will only get stronger with break before NBA Finals These six straight wins since Kevin Durant went down have been as impressive a stretch as coach Steve Kerr has had during his tenure.        ...
00:26 2019-05-22

Drugs giant GSK picks Symonds to steer £81bn break-up Britain's second-biggest drug-maker is turning to a former chief financial officer of AstraZeneca, its London-listed rival, to steer it through an £81bn break-up....
02:52 2019-07-15

Did Donald Trump Break Royal Protocol By Touching The Queen? US President Donald Trump put his hand on Queen Elizabeth's back while attending a state banquet at the Buckingham Palace on Monday, sparking a discussion on whether or not he broke royal protocol....
12:39 2019-06-04

Iran to break uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal Atomic agency chief says limit will be breached in 10 days and enrichment could be up to 20%Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by the nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country’s atomic agency has said, warning that Tehran could enrich uranium up t...
14:00 2019-06-17

Not ’Zilla: 12 giant monster movies that break the Toho mold A kaiju is a bit like obscenity: hard to define, but you know it when you see it. They must be gigantic, of course, and preferably either reptilian or insectile in nature, though there’s some room for flexibility on that point. (Is King Kong a kaiju? While Legendary’s new MonsterVerse thinks so, we’...
23:26 2019-05-29

US Sex Cult Leader, Who Used Female Slaves, Didn't Break Law: Lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the......
04:52 2019-06-18

Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill. Clashes broke out as protesters hurled umbrellas and plastic bottles at police....
04:26 2019-07-15

Forensics firm says it can break into any iPhone or high-end Android phone Apple makes it a point with every product announcement to stress security and privacy features. That exact thing happened just a few weeks ago at Apple’s annual developer event, where the company unveiled several new privacy-centric features that other companies might not be able to replicate ...
23:13 2019-06-17

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
00:26 2019-06-28

Djokovic downs Federer in classic after historic decisive tie-break "Novak Djokovic won a historic final-set tie-break to clinch a fifth Wimbledon title, saving two match points as he outlasted Roger Federer in a classic."...
20:52 2019-07-14

School districts offer meals to students over summer break TUCSON – School is almost out for the summer, which means students will not receive meals they rely on from local schools. In the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) about 70 percent of students are on free or reduced meal plans. Four out of five students are on free or reduced meal plans in...
16:52 2019-05-21

Men spend more on impulse buys than women. Here are 6 ways to break the habit A new CNBC and Acorns survey shows that men spend more on impulse buys than women, breaking old stereotypes. Experts give tips on how to break the habit by leaving your credit card behind and being mindful of retail tricks....
16:26 2019-07-01

Bariatric divorce: why extreme weight loss leads to break ups For people struggling with their weight, surgery can be a source of help and hope. But it often has an unexpected effect on romantic relationshipsBefore Steven Jason Williams had his gastric bypass in August 2017, he attended group sessions to prepare himself. It was at one of these classes that Wil...
17:52 2019-06-17

Spokesman: Iran to break stockpile limit set by nuclear deal A spokesman for Iran's atomic agency says the country will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days....
11:26 2019-06-17

Twitter to De-Emphasise, Label Politician Tweets That Break Rules "We'll now clearly label any tweets which violate our terms of service but decide to keep up due to public interest," Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said....
09:13 2019-06-28

Protesters demand Amazon break ties with Ice and Homeland Security The tech giant hosts databases that allow those agencies to track and apprehend immigrantsHundreds of protestors demonstrated outside of the annual Amazon Web Services summit in New York on Thursday, demanding the tech giant cut ties with government agencies that take part in immigrant deportations....
04:00 2019-07-12

French police probed over rough break-up of climate demo French prosecutors said on Monday they had opened a preliminary investigation after police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris last week....
22:52 2019-07-01

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving companies from the US. Now the Canadian social media company Kik—backed by prominent voices in the cry...
14:26 2019-06-01

Nut charged in chaotic break-in at Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign offices A D.C. man is facing a series of charges after barricading himself in a utility closet in a Queens building that’s home to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign, cops said Sunday. Douala Hashi, 31, allegedly argued with security on the ground floor of the Jackson Heights building just before 5 p....
21:39 2019-06-16

Kentucky Derby winner Country House to get extended break LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Country House is getting an extended break and likely won’t race again until 2020. Trainer Bill Mott says the colt isn’t expected to race again as a 3-year-old. He says Country House hasn’t shown the same eagerness to train as he had lea...
03:26 2019-06-17

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 sprinted past the Thailand midfield toward the goal. The...
02:52 2019-06-12

Mexico president says to propose tax break for struggling state oil company The Mexican government will propose a reduction in the tax burden of heavily indebted state oil company Pemex in the nation's 2020 budget, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday. (Reporting by Adriana Barrera; Writing by Rebekah F Ward; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel)...
16:52 2019-07-11

Looking to catch a break? Why you need to create a financial planning calendar for the year I want to help you find your breaks – when you experience an unordinary influx of money or the disappearance of a monthly obligation.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

NYPD cops injured in attempt to arrest car break-in suspect Two NYPD cops were injured as they tried to arrest a car break-in suspect in Brooklyn early Monday, authorities said. Kevin Janvier, 25, was either breaking in or attempting to break into cars at Avenue U and East 15th Street in Sheepshead Bay just after 1 a.m., cops said. When two officers tried to...
19:13 2019-07-01

Ed Henry and 'Outnumbered' break down 2020 Democratic presidential field Fox News' Chief National Correspondent Ed Henry broke down the format for the 2020 Democratic presidential debates Friday and said Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the biggest beneficiary of the new setup. ...
07:00 2019-06-15

Bangladesh rivers break their banks, forcing 400,000 to flee homes Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages and doubling the number of people fleeing their homes overnight to 400,000 in one of the worst floods in recent years, officials said on Friday....
07:26 2019-07-20

Ruiz rematch will be make-or-break for beaten Briton Joshua Anthony Joshua described his stunning defeat to underdog Andy Ruiz Jr. as "a minor setback" but some in the fight game are wondering where Britain's damaged heavyweight hope goes from here....
18:39 2019-06-03

Motor racing: Rosberg happy to see Hamilton break all records Nico Rosberg can see Lewis Hamilton smashing Michael Schumacher's records to become Formula One's most successful driver, and the Briton's former Mercedes team mate says he feels pretty good about it....
18:26 2019-07-13

2019 MLB midseason awards: Tight races at the All-Star break The second half of the MLB season is set to get underway and the midseason awards have been handed out. Here is USA TODAY's ballot at the break.       ...
16:00 2019-07-11

Samsung folding phone delayed after reviewers break them too easily Several people given early access to the Samsung Galaxy Fold, broke the screen after a day's use. Samsung now says it will delay the release of the device...
15:39 2019-05-21

Netherlands’ Jill Roord pounces at the last to break New Zealand hearts It was billed as a mismatch. European champions and rising world heavyweights against Pacific minnows who have never made it past the group stage of a World Cup. For 91 minutes, it looked anything but, as a defensive masterclass from the Kiwis frustrated the Dutch’s lethal strikeforce and saw New Ze...
19:00 2019-06-11

The Longest Toilet Break? Belgian Man Sits For 5 Days In Bid For Record A Belgian man sat on a toilet for nearly five days this week in a bid to set a world record. Jimmy De Frenne, a 48-year old who is learning to be a bus driver, set himself a challenge of sitting for......
18:52 2019-07-12

Break-In At Air Force's Rafale Office Being Probed: French Minister France said on Monday that it was carrying out an investigation into a break in at the Paris office of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Project Management Team (PMT) overseeing the Rafale fighter deal and......
16:39 2019-06-10

High and healthy: an eco-minded break in Italy’s South Tirol The Dolomites take centre stage in a region where Italy meets Austria but there is a sustainable approach to food, wine and accommodation that’s eye-catching, tooOf all the things I’ve ever wanted to do in life, being naked and trapped inside a haystack has never been one of them. But four hours int...
21:13 2019-06-27

How suspects in Jennifer Dulos case handed cops their ‘big break’ Jennifer Dulos’ bumbling, estranged husband and his girlfriend handed cops the “big break” in the case — and just in the nick of time, a law enforcement source told The Post on Tuesday. Fotis Dulos had his cellphone with him and turned on when he and gal pal Michelle Troconis allegedly dumped ...
07:52 2019-06-05

Samsung could soon break camera resolution record... with a mid-range phone The Galaxy A70 comes with a 32 + 8 + 5MP triple lens setupSamsung's mid-range smartphone lineup is larger and more diverse than ever, as the world's top mobile device vendor faces intensifying competition in key markets like India and China from Huawei, Xiaomi, and other fast-rising value-focused br...
17:52 2019-05-23

U.S., Taliban take a break from peace talks for Afghan rivals to meet U.S. and Taliban officials decided on Saturday to put their ongoing peace talks on hold for two days to allow for a meeting between rival Afghan groups to be held in Qatar, Taliban and U.S. officials said....
20:39 2019-07-06

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia say they want to break the taboos surrounding the topic....
01:26 2019-06-19

Identity theft case open after Catalina Foothills car break in TUCSON — According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, a woman’s identity was stolen after a car break in at an apartment complex back on May 15. Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy James Allerton tells News 4 Tucson, the break in happened at the Sunrise Ridge Apartment Homes c...
08:13 2019-06-23

Anthony Joshua: ‘If Andy Ruiz talks s**t, I’m gonna want to break his jaw’ Anthony Joshua tells Andy Ruiz that he would be wise to avoid trash-talking The post Anthony Joshua: ‘If Andy Ruiz talks s**t, I’m gonna want to break his jaw’ appeared first on Boxing News....
00:52 2019-05-28

Water service restored after north side main break TUCSON –Crews are working to clean up a north side intersection after an early water main break, officials said. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, there are traffic delays on southbound Campbell Avenue, north of Skyline Drive. BREAKING: @TucsonWater says water has been restored to all ...
05:00 2019-06-22

Opinion: Lamar Jackson is still make-or-break gamble at QB for Ravens Lamar Jackson showed plenty of promise for the Ravens as a rookie, but the QB will have to make significant strides as the starter in his second year.       ...
03:52 2019-06-14

Chilean police break up migrant human trafficking ring Chilean prosecutors are indicting at least 10 people over their alleged links to a human trafficking ring that smuggled hundreds of Chinese migrants into Chile after charging them $5,000 apiece for tourist visas, local media reported on Saturday....
22:52 2019-05-25

Woman who helped in Dannemora prison break is denied parole ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The upstate New York prison tailor who helped two killers escape has been denied parole for a third time. A parole board decision released Thursday says Joyce Mitchell will remain behind bars for at least two more years. She’s serving 2 1/3 to seven years for helping Richar...
23:39 2019-06-13

500 years of Indian treasures poised to break auction records A collection of nearly 400 jewels, objects and gemstones from India is expected to fetch more than $115.9 million when it goes on sale this week -- a figure which would make it the most valuable jewelry auction in history....
18:39 2019-06-18

Guatemala says it’s working with the U.S. to tighten borders, break up migrant caravans Guatemalan Interior Minister Enrique Degenhart told The Post that officials are working with attorneys from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to revise its border-control agreement with its Central American neighbors....
07:26 2019-06-06

Arrests made over Hong Kong protests, legislature break-in Police arrested 13 people over the protests on Monday’s anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, including 1 man accused of crimes related to the break-in and vandalism of the legislature by hundreds of protesters...
05:26 2019-07-04

Florida police on lookout for 'Hamburglar' in fast food break-ins A suspect coined as the modern day Hamburglar doesn’t appear to have any problem making himself right at home after breaking into local food establishments to make himself a burger....
22:39 2019-06-29

Cuomo pumps break on bill to legalize e-bikes, scooters Gov. Andrew Cuomo pumped the breaks on a bill approved by the state Legislature that would legalize motorized scooters and bikes. “I have heard a number of concerns from safety advocates who don’t believe we should allow scooters, e-bikes on sidewalks with pedestrians,” Cuomo told reporters Friday i...
03:52 2019-06-22

Porsha Williams and Dennis McKinley Break Up 8 Months After Engagement It's over for Porsha Williams and Dennis McKinley. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star and her fiancé have called it quits, E! News can confirm. Fans had a feeling......
21:52 2019-06-20

West Ham break club record with £45m purchase of Sébastien Haller • French striker joins from Eintracht Frankfurt• Haller signs five-year contract with West HamWest Ham have announced the signing of striker Sébastien Haller from Eintracht Frankfurt for a club-record fee that it is understood could rise to €50m (£45m).The 25-year-old scored 20 goals in 41 appearanc...
15:39 2019-07-17

Action stations: a family activity break in the French Pyrenees Tree climbing, ziplining, rafting and hiking, plus many more activities from a flexible menu, make a fun-packed family holidayOur night at the Vénasque mountain refuge, close to the Spanish border high in the French Pyrenees, was going better than we could have hoped. After a sweaty, three-hour trek...
09:52 2019-05-26

Tom Brady pledges to break diet and eat this if ‘Jeopardy!’ phenom lost New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady put his intense diet on the line Monday, betting that if “Jeopardy!” phenom James Holzhauer lost he would do the unthinkable: eat a strawberry....
03:13 2019-05-22

New Jersey woman found dead at her home during lunch break A 26-year-old New Jersey woman was found dead in her apartment — after neighbors recalled hearing faint screams and furniture moving, according to reports. Carolyn Byington had left work to go home for lunch on Monday but never returned, prompting coworkers to ask cops to do a wellness check, ABC 7 ...
17:13 2019-06-14

‘Vida’ creator: We break ‘new ground’ for Latinx and family shows “Vida” creator Tanya Saracho made sure that her series about Mexican-American women was also reflected behind-the-scenes. Now in its second season (9 p.m. Sundays on Starz), the half-hour drama, which follows two sisters, has one of the most unique productions on TV — with a writers room that’...
03:26 2019-05-25

'Game of Thrones' dominates and 'kick-ass' women break through at Emmys Medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones" scored a record 32 Emmy nominations on Tuesday, but the contenders for the highest honors in television were dominated by newcomers, many of them women, and shows about political and social justice....
05:39 2019-07-17

Salesman loses £1m home fight after moving into pigsty following break-up A businessman who moved out of his £1 million home to live in a converted pigsty after a bitter break-up with his partner has now lost a legal battle for a share of the property....
12:52 2019-06-19

Reached Consensus With India To Break Up And Down Circle: Chinese Envoy China and India have made a lot of progress in building trade ties in the last 14 years but there is still scope for improvement, outgoing Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui said....
08:00 2019-05-22

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Break Down These Rap Lyrics With Cardi B and Offset Have some trouble understanding the true meaning behind Cardi B and Offset's songs? Jimmy Kimmel is here to help. The late-night host broke down the lyrics of the rappers' hit......
18:39 2019-07-18

Flood-weary central U.S. to receive break from persistent downpours While showers and locally severe thunderstorms will cross the central United States on occasion this week, the wet weather will not be as persistent as in recent weeks....
16:00 2019-06-09

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, with chances of a vote before the Fourth of July diminishing by the day. Top Democrats left a closed-door meeting Wednesday still aiming to bring legis...
04:13 2019-06-13

Norway break Australia's hearts in Women's World Cup last-16 shootout Australia miss first two spot kicks as Norway keep coolMatildas finish with 10 players after Alanna Kennedy red cardSome games of football need only a single error, a single moment of brilliance to decide them. Others can feast on a cornucopia of chances yet never be sated. In Nice, Australia and No...
01:52 2019-06-23

PM Will Break Congress Record, BJP Will Be In Power Till 2047: Ram Madhav BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav lavished praise on PM Modi and the party at a rally in Tripura, claiming the BJP would end unemployment and hunger by 2022 and establish India as a "vishwa......
09:52 2019-06-08

Does 'Cunt' Break the Rules? Twitter Finds it Hard to Decide Earlier this month, the Twitter account for a streaming online porn platform tweeted about one of its new featured titles: Love Your Cunt. “Don’t let anyone tell you how your cunt should look or feel,” read the tweet from PinkLabel.TV, which specializes in content from independent adult filmmakers....
17:13 2019-07-16

'Change is coming': Al Gore says economics will break fossil fuel dinosaurs Former US vice-president says new coalmines make no commercial sense, and even Australian governments will have to change course Al Gore says Australia’s government, like his own, remains “enthralled’ by the fossil fuel industry. But the former US vice president has not lost hope, believing economic...
22:26 2019-06-06

‘Shawskank’ again denied parole for role in notorious Dannemora jail break There’s no redemption yet for the so-called “Shawskank.” A state parole board announced Thursday that it has again decided not to release Joyce Mitchell — the prison tailor who earned the tabloid moniker for getting way too friendly with the two murderers she notoriously helped escape fr...
01:26 2019-06-14

Twitter rolls out a notice for tweets from important users that break its guidelines Twitter said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians.Read More...
07:26 2019-06-28

Tiger Woods gives himself 10 years to break Jack Nicklaus’s 18 majors record • Woods reckons he has 40 majors left to top Nicklaus• Brooks Koepka miffed at perceived lack of respect from FoxTiger Woods has set himself a target of a decade more at the top level as he looks to overhaul the majors record of 18 held by Jack Nicklaus. After years of physical turmoil this may be r...
02:52 2019-06-12

Henderson wins Meijer LPGA to break Canadian victory record GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Brooke Henderson won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday to break the Canadian record for tour victories with nine. The 21-year-old Henderson led wire-to-wire for her second victory in three years at Blythefield Country Club, closing with a 2-under 70 in chilly conditions to...
03:26 2019-06-17

Probe Underway: French Envoy On Break-In At IAF's Office Handling Rafale French ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Saturday said the investigation into a possible data theft during the break-in into the Rafale project management team office in Paris is still......
04:52 2019-06-30

New Jersey woman, 26, found murdered at home after taking lunch break Neighbors of a New Jersey woman found murdered in her apartment Monday evening have told police they heard screams the day she died, according to a report....
00:26 2019-06-14

Liam Gallagher: I wanted to break Noel's jaw over Oasis songs for film Liam Gallagher has opened up about the emotional side of his new documentary at the film's world premiere - but also couldn't resist taking an angry swipe at big brother Noel....
10:39 2019-06-07

Man tries to break world record by watching ‘Avengers: Endgame’ 114 times — and counting An “Avengers: Endgame” superfan in Florida is trying to break a world record by watching the Marvel blockbuster 114 times — and counting. Agustin Alanis, 30, of Riverview, posts a photo to Facebook and Twitter — holding his ticket and posing with a theater employee — each time he watches...
19:13 2019-06-14

Opinion: Big Three have owned men's tennis, but young guns may break through at Wimbledon For the sake of tennis, there could be no better outcome to Wimbledon than one of the sport’s promising stars shaking up the Big Three.        ...
18:39 2019-06-29

Frozen Juice, Eggs That Don't Break: On Video, Soldiers' Life At Siachen In a cold, desolate place blasted by icy winds, three men try to defrost frozen eatables - juice boxes, eggs and vegetables - as hard as ice. They smash them with hammers multiple times while talking......
22:39 2019-06-08

Give me a break! How to write the perfect out-of-office email | Arwa Mahdawi If, like me, you want some uninterrupted time off, writing an effective message is essential. Here are a few strategies to tryIt’s summer-holiday season – which means it’s out-of-office (OOO) email season. Chances are your inbox is already filling up with messages from people who are away from their...
13:52 2019-07-03

Futures Game: Tiebreaker can't break 2-2 deadlock, but will it ever catch on at MLB level? With the Futures Game tied, the international tiebreaker rule – which places a runner at second to start extra innings – was activated. The future?       ...
07:13 2019-07-08

Kim Jong Un Sends Letter To Break Ice With South Korea After Long Silence North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent his sister to the border with South Korea on Wednesday to offer condolences for the death of a former first lady, in the first significant interaction between the......
20:26 2019-06-12

A break in and a burglary make me miss my fearless youth | Coco Khan Perhaps as we age we take fewer risks. But I feel I have lost somethingRecently I have had two nasty surprises. The first was finding my flat’s back windows shattered (“Was it a child’s football? Or a burglar’s fist?” I fretted). And the second was finding my car broken into. These events aren’t unu...
18:52 2019-06-28

Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk Break Up: Look Back at Their Romance Over the Years Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk have called it quits after four years together. Reports surfaced Thursday night that the 44-year-old Oscar nominee and the 33-year-old supermodel, who are......
15:13 2019-06-07

Late goal sees Dutch eventually break Kiwi resistance Substitute Jill Roord headed home a stoppage time winner as the Netherlands finally broke down New Zealand's defense to emerge with a 1-0 triumph as both countries began their women's World Cup finals campaign at Stade Oceane on Tuesday....
18:39 2019-06-11

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical treatment and then for six months afterward....
22:26 2019-06-29

Brooks Koepka, coming off 15-day break, has no concerns heading into Canadian Open Brooks Koepka didn't touch a golf club for 15 days after winning the PGA Championship; he'll play at the RBC Canadian Open, then the U.S. Open.        ...
05:13 2019-06-06

FIA plans Thursday summit to break 2021 Formula 1 rules deadlock The FIA is hoping to get Formula 1 team principals and technical representatives together for a summit in Paris on Thursday to break the deadlock over 2021 rules...
16:00 2019-06-10

"2019 Election Has Helped Break Walls, Connect Hearts," Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been formally elected as leader of the National Democratic Alliance or NDA at a meet of the victorious BJP-led alliance in the central hall of parliament today.......
16:13 2019-05-25

Attempted Break-In At IAF's Paris Office Handling Rafale Jets: Sources There was an attempt to break into the Paris office of the Indian Air force (IAF) team overseeing the manufacture of 36 Rafales ordered by India, sources in Rafale-maker Dassault have confirmed to......
15:00 2019-05-22

Tornado threat eases in U.S., but experts warn it will soon start again: ‘You can’t catch a break’ The tornadoes and heavy rains sweeping across the United States from the southern Plains into New Jersey will ease by late Thursday but resume early next week, forecasters said....
12:52 2019-05-29

Back-to-school sales tax holidays: These 16 states are giving families a tax break Sixteen states have sales tax holidays with Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee having tax-free days in July. Thirteen other states have their holidays in August.       ...
13:26 2019-07-18

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
13:13 2019-05-22

Give wounded vets a break on student loans: officials to DeVos Top officials from virtually every state in the country called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive the $1 billion in student debt racked by the nation’s disabled veterans....
01:26 2019-05-27

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government officials said on Saturday, during a pause in negotiations between the two divided political factions....
03:26 2019-07-14

Golden State Warriors had a longer break than the Raptors before the finals. Does it matter? Toronto will be on their fifth day off and the Warriors on their 10th before they play Game 1 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. Does that make a difference?...
18:00 2019-05-30

Vienna to host Eliud Kipchoge’s bid to break two-hour marathon barrier • World record holder will make second attempt to achieve feat• ‘It’s not unlike trying to put a man on the moon’Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon in Vienna in October. The Austrian capital has been chosen to host the Ineos 1:59 Challenge, in which the Kenyan...
06:00 2019-06-28

UPDATE 2-Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
21:39 2019-06-27

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went ballistic on June 24 when her 43-year-old boyfriend became upset because she was out all day and decided to end the relationship, according to the Her...
09:26 2019-07-18

Italy pushing telecoms merger to break broadband logjam: sources Italy's sovereign wealth fund is maneuvering to pull off a multibillion-euro telecoms merger and end a prolonged corporate stalemate that has held up Rome's plans to create a national broadband network, sources say....
17:52 2019-06-21

Brazil's Vale says risk of dam break at Gongo Soco mine has diminished An unstable embankment at Vale SA's Gongo Soco mining pit in Brazil has a lower risk than previously thought of collapsing in a way that would destabilize the nearby Sul Superior dam, the iron ore miner said in a statement on Tuesday....
16:00 2019-05-28

Tim Tebow helps break up fight during minor league baseball game New York Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow appeared to try and help douse the hot tempers that flared between the Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Sunday night....
18:00 2019-05-28

Rising young stars hope Jimmy Awards are their big Broadway break It’s “High School: The Musical.” This Monday brings the 11th edition of the Jimmy Awards, the national musical-theater competition hosted this year by “Dear Evan Hansen” alum and Tony winner Ben Platt (tickets are sold out, but there’ll be a livestream on YouTube). Named for theater owner Jame...
23:26 2019-06-20

Security camera gives woman front-row seat to break-in at her Bronx home A Bronx woman was at work when she made the shocking discovery that two men were breaking into her apartment as she watched helplessly through her home security system, police said. The 38-year-old was working shortly before 4 p.m. July 9 when she noticed through home security camera footage the pai...
17:00 2019-07-16

Siesta Key's Juliette Porter and Bachelor Nation's Robby Hayes Break Up This hot summer romance appears to be cooling way down! Multiple sources confirm to E! News exclusively that Siesta Key star Juliette Porter and Bachelor Nation's Robby Hayes have......
23:52 2019-07-17

Team Profile, England: Hosts Desperate To Break World Cup Duck England will kick-start the tournament with everything seemingly in place to finally win a trophy that has eluded them for the competition's entire 44-year history...
13:01 2019-05-23

Oklahoma towns evacuated after runaway barges break loose, threaten to hit dam Several towns in Oklahoma and Kansas were evacuated Wednesday after two barges broke loose, floated down the swollen Arkansas River, and threatened to hit a dam, authorities said....
12:26 2019-05-23

Mueller Hearings on Wednesday Present Make-or-Break Moment for Democrats For two years, Democrats have waited on Robert S. Mueller III to deliver a death blow to the Trump presidency. Wednesday’s hearings with the special counsel could be their last chance....
13:26 2019-07-20

633 divers break world record for largest underwater trash cleanup The Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier hosted 633 divers this year, a Guinness World Record for the largest ever underwater cleanup.        ...
18:39 2019-06-17

Iran Will Break Nuclear Deal’s Uranium Stockpile Limit in 10 Days TEHRAN, Iran — Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country’s atomic agency said Monday while also warning that Iran could enrich uranium up to 20% — just a step away from weapons...
14:00 2019-06-17

UPDATE 4-Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
03:01 2019-06-28

The return of Veronica Mars takes us on an explosive “Spring Break Forever" “I spent my first 19 years trying to escape my hometown of Neptune. Made it out, then after a decade away, decided Neptune needed me and I needed it. I was wrong on both counts. Neptune didn’t need another private investigator: It needed an enema.”...
21:13 2019-07-21

Want to break up ‘Big Tech’? Don't fall prey to these misconceptions Advocates and opponents of breaking up Facebook, Google and other technology giants are falling prey to some serious misconceptions.       ...
17:00 2019-07-21

Mueller intended to break Democrats' impeachment stalemate | Walter Shapiro In an extreme example of narrowcasting, masked by the careful legalistic language, Mueller was speaking directly to Pelosi in his recent public commentsUnless they are on a secret Washington dinner party circuit, there are no hints that Robert Mueller and Nancy Pelosi are friends.Sure, they overlapp...
15:13 2019-05-31

8-foot alligator visits Florida elementary school just before summer break An 8-foot, 2-inch alligator was found by a custodian at the Palm View Elementary School in Palmetto, Fla., according to the Bradenton Herald. It was found before students had arrived for their second to last day of school, based on the district calendar....
23:52 2019-05-30

Iran to break uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal, spokesman says Iran plans to break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers within the next 10 days, a spokesperson for the country's atomic agency said Monday....
13:13 2019-06-17

Iran says it will break internationally-agreed limit on uranium levels in 10 days Iran will surpass the internationally agreed levels of its low-enriched uranium levels in 10 days, the country's atomic energy body said Monday....
12:00 2019-06-17

Dems seize on Hope Hicks testimony to break Trump's oversight blockade Hope Hicks’ name appears 184 times in special counsel Robert Mueller’s blockbuster report, in which the longtime confidante of President Donald Trump delivers a painstakingly detailed account of efforts by Trump to thwart the investigation of his campaign's contacts with Russia. On Wednesday, Hicks...
11:52 2019-06-19

| 'Stars align' as Federer seeks to break Djokovic spell in Wimbledon final Roger Federer believes the "stars have aligned" as he attempts to become the oldest Grand Slam winner of modern times in the final against Novak Djokovic....
17:13 2019-07-14

Jeopardy! Champion James Holzhauer Lost Before He Could Break the Show’s Biggest Record James Holzhauer’s historic run on Jeopardy! has come to an end. The Jeopardy! champion, who gained national fame for winning through a specific money strategy, lost in the Final Jeopardy round in the latest episode of the quiz show, which aired Monday. Holzhauer set multiple records on Jeopard...
02:39 2019-06-04

Kid Can’t Catch A Break: This 8-Year-Old Who Tragically Died Young Has Reincarnated As His Grandma’s Toilet Three days ago, 8-year-old Caleb Jacobson was tragically killed after being struck by an SUV while running into the road to retrieve an errant basketball. Though it’s hard to think of anything more heartbreaking than a child with his whole life ahead of him dying before he could realize his potentia...
18:13 2019-07-19

Attempt at Great Salt Lake to break float record falls short MAGNA, Utah (AP) — A gathering at the Great Salt Lake in hopes of making it into the record books fell way short. Utah park officials invited people to a beach on the lake’s south end Saturday in an attempt to set the world record for the largest number of people floating together, unassisted,...
00:00 2019-06-09

Armed With Metal Rods, Hong Kong Protesters Break Parliament Doors Hong Kong protesters streamed into the legislature building on the 22nd anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday in a direct challenge to Beijing, amid widespread anger over......
00:26 2019-07-02

Minor clashes break out on 30th weekend of French 'yellow vests' protests Minor clashes broke out on Saturday during the 30th consecutive weekend of "yellow vests" anti-government protests in France, although the numbers of demonstrators remained well below earlier peaks....
22:52 2019-06-08

Phil Neville insists England must be ruthless to break semi-final barrier • Neville ‘cannot think of a better job than leading Lionesses’• England lost Women’s World Cup third-place play-offPhil Neville is back where it all began. A month ago he sat at the same beachside restaurant on the pebbly Mediterranean shoreline, just beneath the Promenade des Anglais, and talked a...
11:39 2019-07-07

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse: Stepfather groped me, tried to break into my room Ellen DeGeneres told David Letterman that she hid her stepfather's abuse from her mother because she "knew that would ruin her happiness."        ...
15:13 2019-05-28

Elizabeth Warren rakes in tech cash while threatening to break up companies via billboard Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is raking in donations from Big Tech companies in Silicon Valley, despite her new billboard calling for the breakup of Big Tech....
20:52 2019-05-31

Dubai Princess Flees UAE With Money, Kids Post Marriage Break-Up: Reports Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, the sixth wife of Dubai's billionaire ruler, has reportedly fled the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with 31 million pounds and their two children following the break-up of......
19:00 2019-06-29

UK PM front-runner Boris Johnson says trade deal can break Brexit deadlock Boris Johnson, favored to become Britain's new prime minister, said on Sunday the country could agree a free trade deal to leave the European Union that would remove the need for one of the more problematic parts of a previous agreement....
04:13 2019-07-22

Brazil break free from the Neymar imbalance to win Copa América | Jonathan Wilson The Brazil coach, Tite, was finally able to play his form of pressing game without the PSG forward and it led to a first major trophy in 12 yearsBrazil winning a Copa América at home cannot be said to be a surprise. They have hosted the tournament five times now and, after beating Peru 3-1 in the fi...
15:00 2019-07-08

Hacking diabetes: People break into insulin pumps as an alternative to costly innovations As people with diabetes continue to hack old medical devices to save money, firms like Dexcom, Omnipod and Medtronic release innovative new products.        ...
13:39 2019-06-05

Allbirds vs. Rothy's — we break down which online shoe startup makes better women’s flats Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Two popular online shoe startups, ...
21:39 2019-06-13

Hackers Reportedly Break Into SyTech, a Contractor for Russia's Federal Security Service Hackers breached servers at a contractor for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), SyTech, and stole about 7.5 terabytes of data after gaining access to the company’s entire network earlier this month, ZDnet reported on Saturday.Read more......
10:39 2019-07-22

Break Stuff explores the riots, mosh pits, and misplaced nostalgia of Woodstock ’99 In 1990, a groundbreaking exhibit by artist Robert Mapplethorpe arrived at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center and practically turned the city upside down. “The Perfect Moment” was a collection of 175 black-and-white photographs shot in Mapplethorpe’s signature style, including explicit depictio...
19:39 2019-07-15

Iran says it will break the uranium stockpile limit agreed under nuclear deal in 10 days Iran is ramping up enrichment of low-grade uranium and will pass the limit it is allowed to stockpile under the nuclear deal in 10 days, a spokesman for the Iranian atomic agency announced Monday....
14:13 2019-06-17

Krysten Ritter is ready to break some faces in the new trailer for season 3 of Jessica Jones The third season of Jessica Jones will mark the end of Netflix’s hesitant foray into the world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (or at least something very close to the MCU without anyone ever directly acknowledging the existence of The Avengers), and this new trailer for that third season makes it ...
19:52 2019-06-06

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Knockouts should offer break from defensive group stage A shortage of goals and tough defensive tactics – the group stage of the Africa Cup of Nations never quite got going. But the round of 16 offers some potentially exciting clashes, including a continental classic....
18:13 2019-07-03

Well-Deserved Break: After All His Hard Work, Robert Mueller Is Relaxing By Writing A Report About Himself After spending a long two years conducting an investigation into Russia’s efforts to sway the 2016 election in favor of Donald Trump, Robert Mueller is finally enjoying a well-deserved break. With his exhaustive 448-page report on Russian interference behind him, the special counsel is now relaxing ...
18:26 2019-05-21

Barclays analysts call for UBS strategy overhaul, suggest break up of Swiss bank Barclays analysts have questioned the ability of UBS to achieve satisfactory returns, suggesting market expectations of the Swiss investment bank are too high....
16:26 2019-05-21

European traders banned from trading Swiss blue chips as EU talks break down European traders are banned from trading stock in hundreds of Swiss companies from Monday following a breakdown of treaty talks between Switzerland and the European Union....
15:52 2019-07-01

Protests Break Out At Betsy Layne Elementary School After Principal, Other Admins Suspended FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (Mountain Top News) –  Protests broke out at Betsy Layne Elementary following the apparent suspension of the Principal, Assistant Principal and other Administrators in an apparent state test cheating scheme. According to Mountain Top News, community members gathered on U.S. 2...
21:13 2019-05-29

Babies, Break-Ups and The Situation Behind Bars: Why This Season of Jersey Shore Family Vacation Changes Everything It's not all fist pumps and Ron Ron juice anymore. With Jersey Shore Family Vacation back for its first new batch of episodes in 2019--marking a continuation of season two rather than......
02:39 2019-07-13

European stocks are jumping as traders bet on loose Fed policy, while US markets break for the 4th of July Ritzau Scanpix Denmark/Reuters US markets are closed for the July 4 holiday. European stocks rose on Wednesday as disappointing US employment and commercial data fueled anticipation of looser monetary policy. US hiring figures from payment-processor ADP missed market forecasts, while the ISM non-m...
04:39 2019-07-05

Some in Hong Kong’s Pro-Beijing Camp Break Ranks, Calling for Delay of Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s leader said it would be impossible to rush through an extradition bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the police and protesters....
12:13 2019-06-14

Summer Break Of Haryana Government, Private Schools Extended Till July 7 Haryana government today extended summer holidays of all government and private schools till July 7 due to rising temperature and prevalent heatwave....
09:26 2019-07-01

Hacking diabetes: People break into insulin pumps as an alternative to delayed innovations As people with diabetes continue to hack old medical devices, firms like Dexcom, Omnipod and Medtronic release innovative new products.        ...
19:00 2019-06-05

Lion King's Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen Are Thrilled Beyoncé Is Getting Her Big "Break" Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen are (hilariously) opening up about being in a movie with Beyoncé. The comedic duo will voice the roles of Timon and Pumbaa in Disney's......
18:52 2019-07-09

Honda makes tactical decision to break Kvyat power unit seals Honda has made the tactical decision to break the seal on Daniil Kvyat's new MGU-H and turbocharger despite having no intention to change either Formula 1 engine component...
02:13 2019-06-22

Hong Kong legislature takes 2-week break amid vandalism cleanup Hong Kong officials said the Legislative Council will be closed for two weeks as police investigate and workers carry out repairs in the vandalized inner chambers Wednesday....
02:39 2019-07-04

UPDATE 1-Bidders scramble to break up British Steel by June deadline - sources Steelmakers and private equity firms are only working on proposals for parts of collapsed British Steel ahead of a June deadline for binding bids, sources close to the process said....
17:39 2019-06-05

Ex-Marine accused by Spain of North Korean embassy break-in freed on bail A former U.S. Marine accused of breaking into North Korea's embassy in Madrid and assaulting diplomatic personnel was freed on $1.3 million bond in Los Angeles on Tuesday....
05:26 2019-07-10

Cisco Live 2017: How apps can make or break digital transformation in the enterprise Matt Chotin, senior director of AppDynamics, talks about how having the right app is essential to digital transformation. A new study shows that 60% of consumers have deleted an app or abandoned a website after just one attempt, if there are problems with performance, particularly when it's a bankin...
20:52 2019-05-21

'Big stick' energy bill: Coalition MP wants economy-wide power to break up big companies Keith Pitt says laws that target price-gouging energy companies should be extended to all big businessesThe Nationals MP Keith Pitt has broken ranks to endorse a push by the Centre Alliance to legislate an economy-wide power to break up big companies when the Morrison government’s controversial “big...
21:00 2019-06-10

Crime Trackers: Midtown apartment resident seeks change after recent break-ins TUCSON – After a wave of recent break-ins at in a midtown community, several residents said they have had enough. One midtown resident said thieves have broken into his parking unit seven times. He said no matter what type of lock he puts on his unit, the thieves find a way to get through. ...
05:26 2019-06-15

"Stars align" As Federer Seeks To Break Djokovic Spell In Wimbledon Final Roger Federer has lost all four of their most recent meetings at the Slams and it's now seven years since he triumphed over Novak Djokovic at the majors....
12:39 2019-07-14

Twitter will label tweets from Trump, world leaders who break the platform's rules Twitter will start displaying a new notice in front of tweets from public figures who break its community guidelines.       ...
07:13 2019-06-28

Bride-to-be caught trying to scam hotel with painfully obvious scheme: 'We thought she was having a psychotic break' Weddings are expensive, so it’s understandable for couples to try and save a few dollars here and there. That doesn’t excuse attempted fraud, however....
01:00 2019-07-08

Scout thinks Tim Tebow has 'reached his top' as minor league season nears All-Star break While the New York Mets have kept the faith that Tim Tebow will eventually make the major leagues, one scout wondered whether a past injury and better competition are impeding his progress....
23:52 2019-06-14

Galaxy Fold's production can't catch a break, as Japan bans its display cover export One small transparent cover material, one big hurdle for Samsung's foldable phone strategy going forward - this could be the result from Japan's unexpected ban on various exports to Korea.Involved in a dispute about World War II dramas, the two nations have been at odds over a Kroean Supreme Court r...
10:52 2019-07-03

Julia Louis-Dreyfus could break Emmy record she shares with Cloris Leachman in September Julia Louis-Dreyfus has a chance to make history at the Emmy Awards in September. The actress, who has won six Emmys already for her role as Selina Meyer on HBO's "Veep," secured another nomination for her portrayal of the character on Tuesday....
00:26 2019-07-17

As spring break gets deadlier, Veronica Mars visits the ghosts (and boyfriends) of seasons past Only four episodes in, the fourth season of Veronica Mars is surprisingly dense. Except for the Maloof family ring (presumably) and Dick Casablancas’ acting career and life as “King of Spring Break”), everything has ended up being in service to the larger mystery of the bombings, which are now class...
21:13 2019-07-21

The wild race to lead the Democrats could break the gender mould of US politics | Emma Brockes Six female candidates have more chance of avoiding sexist stereotyping than poor, isolated Hillary ClintonIt was a strange experience, watching the US Democratic candidates’ debate this week, and not having one’s eye drawn to the traditional solitary female on stage. For the first time, more than on...
02:52 2019-06-28

Champions League: Jürgen Klopp shows substance over style to break trophy drought Jürgen Klopp's reputation was forged by his relentless pursuit of an intense, committed and entertaining style of play. But DW's Matt Pearson saw the German boss break his trophy drought using other qualities in Madrid....
02:39 2019-06-02

Watch: Pete Alonso sets Mets record for rookie homers before All-Star break New York Mets star Pete Alonso hit his 16th home run of the season against the Washington Nationals, setting the franchise mark for rookie bombs before the All-Star break....
22:39 2019-05-22

Disney is Re-Releasing Avengers: Endgame with New Footage in an Attempt to Break Avatar’s Box Office Record Walt Disney Co. will try to close the global box-office gap between its mega-blockbuster film “Avengers: Endgame” and James Cameron’s “Avatar” next weekend. The superhero sequel will reenter theaters with new footage that wasn’t included in the first release, Marv...
20:52 2019-06-19

Protesters storm Hong Kong legislative chamber; police fire tear gas to break siege Combative protesters in Hong Kong oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.        ...
21:39 2019-07-01

Report: NSO Group's Pegasus Spyware Can Break Into Cloud Services, Transmit User Data to Server Israeli spyware company NSO Group’s powerful Pegasus malware—the same spyware implicated in a breach of WhatsApp earlier this year—is capable of scraping a target’s data from the servers of Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft, according to a report in the Financial Times on Friday.Read mo...
01:13 2019-07-21

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
03:52 2019-07-19

Hong Kong protests: Violent clashes break out on handover anniversary amid extradition bill outrage Hong Kong has been blighted by violent clashes again after protests broke out on the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule amid widespread anger over a controversial extradition bill....
12:39 2019-07-01

Iranian atomic agency spokesman says the country will break its uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal in 10 days TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian atomic agency spokesman says the country will break its uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal in 10 days. The post Iranian atomic agency spokesman says the country will break its uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal in 10 days appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:13 2019-06-17

England make promising start to Women's World Cup but wilt after the break as heat takes toll The start of England Women's World Cup campaign and the final stages of the men's Nations League participation had similarities: a controversial decision by VAR, problems playing out from the back and the loss of control in midfield....
18:39 2019-06-10

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey calls on schools to fire coaches who break NCAA rules Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey called on schools to fire coaches that have been connected to NCAA rules violations in effort to clean up sport.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

| Trump hits back at UK ambassador | Iran set to break nuclear deal: WATCH the top world news videos for today Donald Trump: The ambassador has not served the UK well | Analysis: Iran to break limits on enrichment; here are the top world news videos for today....
12:26 2019-07-08

Man reports 'weird and creepy' home break in: Nothing taken, house cleaned Nate Roman, 44, said the beds were made, the rugs vacuumed and the toilets scrubbed in his Marlborough, Massachusetts home.        ...
03:52 2019-05-24

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in his own nationalist image....
19:39 2019-06-07

'Jeopardy!' star James Holzhauer wins again Friday, could break money record on Monday The professional sports gambler is just over $50,000 away from breaking Ken Jennings' record. With a dominant win, he could do it on Monday.        ...
03:39 2019-06-01

Murder detectives investigating disappearance of young father-to-be announce £20,000 reward to 'break the wall of silence' Murder squad detectives investigating the disappearance of a young father-to-be today announced a £20,000 reward in an attempt to break a "wall of silence"....
04:00 2019-06-13

Facebook will pay you to let it spy on you After coming under fire earlier this year for quietly paying users between the ages of 13 and 35 up to $20 a month in most cases for permission to install a “Facebook Research” VPN on their phones, Facebook found itself having to defend what sounded from the outside like an extremely ske...
01:00 2019-06-12

Facebook Wants Your Blood Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out of their day to do it. Yet it is desperately required: every day, patients in the U.S. need about 30,000 pints (about 14,200 liters) of blood, and the ...
21:13 2019-06-12

|Facebook,Instagramhavingconnectivityissuesforsomeusers Facebook said its applications, including the main social-media service and Instagram photo-sharing app, were experiencing connectivity issues on Wednesday....
21:39 2019-07-03

Facebook wants your data so bad it'll pay you for it If you've been uncertain about whether Facebook is studying your every move, and what it knows about you, there's a new way to be sure – by telling Facebook everything, and getting some sweet, sweet cash in exchange.Facebook Study is a new app from the company, announced in a post i...
16:13 2019-06-12

Facebook will offer more info on the ads you see There's a good chance some strange ads have popped up in your Facebook News Feed. Now, the company wants to give users more clarity about why they're seeing specific ads. In the past, users could click "Why am I seeing this ad?" But the answers were......
22:13 2019-07-11

How to know for sure if Facebook (or any social network) is down 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. In the past couple of months, Facebook, Instagram, and other social networks have faced a lot of outages. But how can you make sure that if the site’s actually do...
12:52 2019-07-04

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
02:01 2019-06-14

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking industry.       ...
15:39 2019-07-13

Why Facebook Is Minting a Coin and How You Can Use It Facebook Inc. -- along with 27 partners -- is wading into the world of cryptocurrencies with Libra, a digital token that’s projected to be used in everything from commerce to money transfers. Here are the details:...
23:01 2019-06-18

Facebook Patents Shadowbanning Within the past 24 hours, Facebook was granted a patent for “Moderating content in an online forum,” which it first applied for in February of 2015. Unfortunately, the most accurate term to describe what it covers is shadowbanning. Read more......
18:26 2019-07-16

Facebook and Instagram Can't Seem to Keep Their Shit Together Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me.Read more......
00:39 2019-07-04

FTC Fine Alone Won't Get Facebook Out of Crosshairs Facebook is moving closer to settling a privacy probe by its main U.S. regulator, but the large fine it has prepared to pay is unlikely to get the social-media giant out of the political hot seat in Washington....
03:13 2019-07-14

Facebook Will Ban Ads That Tell People in US Not to Vote Facebook will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 US presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
10:39 2019-07-01

Is Facebook really the corporate monster everyone wants it to be? The ethics of Facebook, as a corporation, have come into question lately. Though criticisms of the platform have stretched back to its inception, the incident that inspired the most recent waves of ire seems to be the Cambridge Analytica data scandal of early 2018, in which it was revealed that a po...
22:00 2019-06-28

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codenamed Libra, for a while now, but this week we saw the floodgates open with reports of a likely official launch on June 18. Read more......
06:13 2019-06-08

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
00:52 2019-07-01

How Fox News conquered Facebook The channel attracts an ageing, angry crowd on its page, resulting in a high number of reactions, comments and shares – and that’s good for TrumpDonald Trump’s backing from the Fox News channel is well-documented, and pretty much guaranteed. But as the president gears up for his 2020 re-election cam...
15:13 2019-07-06

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 2020 and allow the platform’s billions of users across the globe to make financial transactions online...
19:00 2019-06-18

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but Facebook is a big organization with many competing priorities. And while these robots aren’t directly going to affect your Facebook exper...
14:39 2019-05-21

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
12:00 2019-06-12

Facebook wants your actual blood Facebook isn’t happy just hoarding your data for its own good, so now it wants your actual blood. But it’s all for a good cause, as the site’s new Blood Donation notifications feature could help lives. Soon, Facebook users in several US cities will get prompts inside the app to don...
17:00 2019-06-12

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that it is recruiting participants to download its new...
04:52 2019-06-12

Facebook is working on 'entirely new' apps and 'experiences' Today, Facebook announced a New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team that will be responsible for developing new apps. The goal is to give people "entirely new experiences for building community" and to do so outside of Facebook's existing platforms. A......
22:52 2019-07-09

Apple co-founder thinks you should get off Facebook Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for most Facebook users: Delete your account. The millionaire, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, recently said that a lack of privacy is his main concern regarding the Menlo Park, Calif. company and Big Tech in general. “There are many different kin...
20:52 2019-07-09

When Police Officers Vent on Facebook Emily Baker-White’s systemic look at officers on social media found thousands of racist, Islamophobic or otherwise offensive posts. Here’s how (and why) she did it....
00:13 2019-06-04

Facebook now provides more info about targeted ads – and tools so you can opt out In March this year, Facebook released a tool called “Why am I seeing this?”, which allowed users to take a deeper look at the ads they were being shown and the reason they were being targeted.The service was created in response to the public outcry following events like the Cambridge A...
06:00 2019-07-12

Facebook and Google can see what porn you’re watching Web masterminds can see what helps you masturbate. Facebook, Google and Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch, according to a new joint study from Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon, and the University of Pennsylvania. Researchers investigated 22,484 sex sites using a handy tool called webXr...
20:52 2019-07-18

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from persons born between Sept. 23 and Oct. 23....
22:52 2019-06-19

Facebook Still Working On the Whole Genocide Thing In a blog post yesterday evening, social media giant Facebook announced several changes meant to mitigate the effects of misinformation and hate speech causing real-world violence, including the formation of a Strategic Response team meant to stop a repeat of what happened in Myanmar.Read more......
05:26 2019-06-22

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and quiet....
19:52 2019-05-31

Facebook Now Shows You Where Advertisers Get Your Data—Here's How to See It The next time you see Facebook ads for, say, erectile dysfunction pills or egg freezing, you can check to see why you were targeted by those brands and where the companies got your data.Read more......
18:39 2019-07-12

Facebook is ripe for exploitation - again - in 2020 Facebook claims to have cleaned up its act. But the platform remains vulnerable to the same sorts of divisive propagandaWe won’t need Russia in 2020. We will hijack our democracy ourselves. And Facebook is sure to be a major factor in that hijacking – once again.The platform is ripe for further expl...
10:00 2019-07-09

|Facebook’sbigLibralaunch'onlyfannedtheflames'forcritics Congress holding hearings on Facebook’s plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely a public relations effort gone bad....
23:52 2019-07-15

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Portal apps that let owners show off photos on the screen without sharing them to the social network, and video call their home while they’re out. ...
06:26 2019-05-29

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each user....
20:13 2019-06-27

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
21:13 2019-06-03

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little like PayPal, Libra will be a new digital currency, one available to people without bank accounts or credit cards, but that could potentially be a major...
17:00 2019-06-19

Facebook to ban ads dissuading Americans from voting Facebook issued an update on its Civil Rights Audit today and notes that the platform now bans messages that praise, support or represent white nationalism and white separatism. The report adds that Facebook posts should be banned even if those exact terms are not used. This would be done by picking...
09:00 2019-07-01

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all the legitimate accounts the company has on its pl...
17:52 2019-06-02

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users' device and network types. In exchange, users will be......
20:26 2019-06-11

Facebook and CMU's poker AI beat five pros at once Facebook and Carnegie Mellon University have built another artificial intelligence bot that beat some top poker pros. While AI bots have been to best professional players in one-on-one competition, Facebook claims it's the first time a bot has been a......
22:13 2019-07-11

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could further complicate the project....
13:39 2019-07-13

As the controversy mounts, Facebook still seems to click The social media giant is set to unveil its second-best results this week, despite a privacy ruling and fears over LibraFacebook is expected to report its second most profitable quarter ever on Wednesday, even in the wake of a $5bn (£4bn) fine and an unprecedented level of scrutiny over its plans to...
09:52 2019-07-21

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
23:52 2019-06-11

Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More. The social network may have escaped restrictions and financial bruising with the F.T.C.’s settlement, but its pain is just beginning around the world....
18:39 2019-07-13

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally come to an agreement. The Wall Street Journal rep......
01:26 2019-07-13

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
23:00 2019-07-12

U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook A U.S. judge on Friday denied Facebook Inc.'s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant's improper sharing of 87 million users' data with British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
08:00 2019-06-01

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
23:52 2019-06-12

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook It’s back—sort-of. Facebook has officially resurrected its “View As” feature, a way to see what your profile looks like for people-who-aren’t-you. It’s a great privacy tool with some new, annoying limitations....
18:52 2019-05-21

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gears up for scrutiny of the country’s major tech companies over competition concerns....
19:52 2019-06-03

The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's own take on digital currency (and explain it to me if you could). If you're into Quidditch and hippogryphs, then get hyped......
14:52 2019-06-19

Is Facebook Launching a TikTok Competitor? With Facebook roping in former Google employee Jason Toff for a key portfolio, speculation is rife about the social networking giant preparing the launch of a serious competitor to the TikTok....
11:26 2019-07-17

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting central bankers and financial regulators from around the globe, along with U.S. President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponents in Congress. They’...
18:39 2019-07-16

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18)       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
21:52 2019-07-16

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular basis. The site shows that all four Facebook-owned apps are currently experiencing issues. The outages apparently started as early as 8:04 am EDT, and ...
00:13 2019-07-04

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra cryptocurrency as part of its blockchain-powered Calibra digital wallet, coming to Messenger and WhatsApp in 2020.Facebook says you'll be able to ...
16:52 2019-06-18

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
22:13 2019-07-16

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its bottom line....
15:26 2019-05-28

How to Sign Up as a Blood Donor With Facebook When hospitals are running low on blood, there’s no way to just order more—blood banks have to get the word out to volunteers like you and me who might want to donate. Facebook is now rolling out a blood donation feature to several US cities that can notify you when your type of blood is needed in y...
18:39 2019-06-13

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this month according to a new report from The Information.Last year, the company appointed former PayPal executive David Marcus to start exploring possible o...
21:26 2019-06-06

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach the new cryptocurrency....
15:26 2019-06-21

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
00:39 2019-07-05

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
04:26 2019-06-14

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US government members.The company is set to be questioned by the US Senate Banking Committee over its Libra cryptocurrency as the government looks to clarify its s...
16:39 2019-07-16

Is Facebook listening to me? Why those ads appear after you talk about things Facebook denies it monitors your conversations to serve you ads on your News Feed. So what does it really do? And why are there so many coincidences?       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital money is expected to premiere later in June. The social network is reportedly planning a big push that wo......
02:13 2019-06-06

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by......
01:52 2019-06-08

|Facebook'sLibracryptocoin:5thingsweknow,and5wedon't Facebook unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. After a week of analysis, here’s what Bloomberg reporters and editors know about Libra, along with key unknowns that remain....
12:39 2019-06-23

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.Read More...
22:52 2019-06-07

Facebook to create 500 new UK tech jobs Facebook is expanding its presence in the UK with a new engineering center and the social network has announced that it will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019.Of these new jobs, 100 will be dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI) which the company plans to use to create systems...
03:26 2019-06-13

Facebook to Boost Consumer Advertising Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
14:13 2019-06-14

Here's to Dad: The best gifts for Father's Day that won't break the bank Father's Day 2019 is on Sunday, and Jennifer Jolly gives a run down the best, budget-friendly gifts that will make Dad happy.       ...
15:13 2019-06-11

Facebook ban on white nationalism too narrow, say auditors Company policy prohibits praise or support for specific term ‘white nationalism’Facebook’s new policy banning white nationalism from its site has been undercut by the company’s decision to ignore content that does not use the term “white nationalism”, according to an external audit.The auditors, app...
21:00 2019-07-01

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
20:39 2019-06-18

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
19:52 2019-06-18

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a strong push for new regulators in Australia to oversee news and advertising on their platforms following the completion of the competition regulator’s i...
09:52 2019-06-28

ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18, with a premium version planned to go live in the coming winter, CEO Max Conze said on Wednesday....
15:26 2019-06-12

Facebook evacuates four buildings after possible sarin exposure Facebook Inc evacuated four buildings and two people were being evaluated for possible exposure to the nerve agent sarin on Monday after a package at the social media company's Silicon Valley mail facility tested positive for the toxic compound....
00:52 2019-07-02

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions about its take-up, it could be insanely profitable in real money, too....
17:52 2019-06-23

Facebook workers 'possibly exposed to sarin gas' at US HQ Two Facebook workers have possibly been exposed to sarin gas at a mailing warehouse at the social media giant's HQ in California, fire officials say....
00:13 2019-07-02

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg on Instagram talking about stolen data. The video starts off with Zuckerberg saying, “Imagine this for a second: One man, with total ...
14:26 2019-06-12

Recommended Reading: Facebook moderator PTSD Bodies in seats Casey Newton, The Verge The job of moderating toxic content on social media is a daunting task. It also takes a massive psychological toll on those doing it. The Verge has first-hand accounts from the worst-performing Facebook mode......
16:00 2019-06-23

Deadly poison suspected at Facebook facility Local fire department shut Facebook mailing facility, which uses machines to sort mail & detect substances. Facebook has several buildings in area.       ...
23:39 2019-07-01

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported....
08:52 2019-06-13

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an interview....
23:00 2019-06-29

Facebook admits red dot notifications are annoying, may soon let you disable them Facebook is rumored to be working on reducing the number of red dot notifications in the Facebook mobile app. The company is testing tools that allow users to customize what types of in-app notifications they see – i.e. for the Watch, Profile, and Groups tabs nested in the top bar of the app. Of cou...
18:39 2019-06-27

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments....
17:39 2019-06-18

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW looks at what's behind Facebook's not-so-cryptic plan....
17:13 2019-06-18

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re potentially telling the world a lot more than you l...
22:13 2019-06-19

Facebook WordPress plug-ins found to have zero-day flaw Zero-day flaws which impact two of Facebook's official WordPress plugins have been disclosed by a US-based cybersecurity firm including proof-of-concept (PoC) code that could be used by hackers to exploit the flaws and launch attacks against WordPress sites.The affected plugins include Messenge...
21:00 2019-06-18

Facebook says it can't handle election misinformation crisis alone Speaking at Aspen Ideas Festival, Mark Zuckerberg says private companies shouldn’t have ‘final word’ on such decisionsMark Zuckerberg has said Facebook cannot be expected to manage the crisis around election misinformation campaigns on its own.The Facebook CEO, speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival o...
18:39 2019-06-27

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
19:13 2019-06-18

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than 2 billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commer...
16:26 2019-06-18

Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board Facebook Inc on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into how its plans for a proposed "external oversight board" might take shape....
19:26 2019-06-27

Facebook to make jobs, credit ads searchable BOSTON (AP) — Facebook says it plans to make advertisements for U.S. jobs and loans and credit card offers searchable for all users. That’s in addition to how the social media giant currently delivers ads — customized for individuals based on data harvested from their digital activity. Creatio...
00:26 2019-07-01

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
20:52 2019-06-14

Alphabet is worth 50% more if broken up, but not Facebook, analyst says Given growth deceleration in FAANG stocks and heightened regulatory scrutiny on big technology companies, Alphabet is better positioned than Facebook, Needham said Monday....
23:39 2019-06-17

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily....
21:52 2019-06-27