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Apple details Overton AI development tool, whose models have processed ‘billions’ of queries

In a newly published paper, Apple researchers describe a system -- Overton -- that automates AI and machine learning model creation and deployment.Read More...

Apple details Overton AI development tool, whose models have processed ‘billions’ of queries

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Volvo: Mixed-reality tool is car development 'game changer' Volvo says the tool will allow designers and engineers to drive next-generation vehicles years before they exist, saving time and money while improving safety....
18:13 2019-05-29

Pinterest details Complete the Look, a context-aware visual search tool Pinterest today shared details about Complete the Look, visual search AI that considers a person's body type or the season to make fashion recommendations.Read More...
22:26 2019-06-14

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecified date, but the company said it will only review...
00:26 2019-08-03

An Apple insider with a stellar track record just leaked Apple Watch Series 5 details Ahead of the anticipated unveiling next month of the Apple Watch Series 5 models, the highly-regarded Apple analyst who’s almost never wrong is out with a new research note disclosing that the iPhone maker will stick with OLED display technology for the upcoming edition of the watch. When thos...
04:13 2019-08-17

Apple customer details how he took Apple to court twice – and won both times One of the great things about purchasing a Mac — or any Apple product, for that matter — is that problems can easily be diagnosed and fixed simply by taking it to a nearby Apple store. Indeed, most every Apple product comes with a limited 1-year warranty that typically covers most instan...
13:13 2019-07-24

Jony Ive was worth billions to Apple according to one measurement The departure of Apple design chief Sir Jony Ive, announced by the company yesterday, probably won't result in any immediate design changes to Apple's current product lineup. Certainly the men replacing him on Apple's depth charts (Evans Hankey, vice president of Industrial Design, and Alan Dye, vic...
21:52 2019-06-28

Following News That Jony Ive Is Leaving, Apple Stock Loses Billions It’s been about an hour since Apple announced that Sir Jony Ive, Apple’s design guru, is leaving to form his own design company. And the money men aren’t happy. In after-hours trading, Apple saw around $9 billion wiped from its market cap.Read more......
00:39 2019-06-28

Photos: Apple iPhone models through the years Do you remember your first iPhone? Take a stroll down memory lane with this gallery of all the iterations of Apple's flagship mobile device. You might be surprised at how outdated they look....
00:39 2019-08-09

The next Apple Watch may come in titanium and ceramic models Apple Watch Series 4 appeared to mark the death of the Edition line, but those luxurious models might be ready to come roaring back. iHelp BR said it has discovered animations in the watchOS 6 beta that reference not just the previously rumored retu......
05:52 2019-08-18

Apple just registered 7 laptop models we might see this fall Apple has registered seven unreleased Mac models with the Eurasian Economic Commission today. These models, first spotted by MacRumors, are all described as “portable” computers, making it increasingly likely that each belongs to a new MacBook that could arrive in the next couple of months. The fili...
12:00 2019-06-14

Apple offers tool for diabetics that integrates with its Health app Apple has long been rumored to be working on a way for the Apple Watch to noninvasively monitor the blood glucose levels of its users. This reading is used by diabetics to determine how much insulin they need to take before eating and usually requires a finger stick to draw blood. Such a feature for...
05:39 2019-06-28

Deal: Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro is up to $480 off at B&H (multiple models) The 2017 iPad Pro models are getting fairly high discounts at B&H, but, as you might have already guessed it, the most expensive variants receive the biggest decrease in price. Now, if you head to B&H's site thinking that you'll be spending no more than $500, you'll be quite disappointed.The cheapes...
23:39 2019-05-21

New video shows Apple’s leaked iPhone 11 models like never before There are at least half a dozen new flagship Android smartphones set to be released in the coming months, and each one is more exciting than the last. We’ve got the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ coming in just a few weeks, and Huawei’s next-generation Mate 30 Pro won’t be far ...
15:00 2019-07-17

Some MacBook Air 2018 models are faulty, but Apple will fix them for free Apple has identified an issue with the logic board in some models of the MacBook Air 2018, and while the issue only affects a “very small number” of the laptops, according to Apple, the company will fix the affected machines free of charge.As 9to5Mac reports, Apple has sent an internal...
12:52 2019-07-01

Apple Is Recalling Some MacBook Pro Models Because of Overheating Batteries Apple on Thursday recalled some MacBook Pro laptops sold between September 2015 and February 2017 due to a “battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk.” The Cupertino, California-based technology giant said in a statement that it is asking customers to stop using the computers. The...
23:26 2019-06-20

Next Apple Watch could include new ceramic and titanium models Apple’s next Apple Watch revision could include new materials for the case, including titanium and ceramic. That’s according to new assets pulled form the latest watchOS beta release, as uncovered by Brazilian site iHelp.br (via 9to5Mac). The new screens discovered in the beta show grap...
22:52 2019-08-17

Apple expands keyboard repairs to newer models of MacBook Apple Inc said on Tuesday it will repair typing-related problems in 'butterfly' keyboards for an expanded set of laptops, that include newer versions of MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models....
20:52 2019-05-21

Apple is updating old iPhone and iPad models to fix a GPS issue (updated) In addition to releasing iOS 12.4, Apple has also announced that it's patching older versions of the platform for devices that can't run the latest rollouts. We're talking about models as old as the iPhone 4s and the first-generation iPad mini. Not t......
19:26 2019-07-23

You might not be happy when you see this accessory for the 2019 Apple iPhone models (VIDEO) For some reason, both Apple and Google thought that it would be okay to house the rear cameras on their upcoming phones in a square module mounted in the upper left corner of the devices' rear panel. We've seen renders of the 2019 iPhones and an actual photo shared by Google of the Pixel 4. Interest...
05:13 2019-06-15

Deal: Apple Watch Series 4 models available at all-time low prices on Amazon Apple's love for high profit margins combined with its popularity means the company's products are very rarely discounted. But if you hop over to Amazon right now, certain Apple Watch Series 4 models can be purchased at all-time low prices.Representing the biggest discount currently available, Amazo...
17:52 2019-05-23

2019 iPhone Models to Support Apple Pencil, Analyst Claims 2019 line-up of iPhones are expected to come with support for Apple Pencil -- a wireless stylus pen from Apple, a new analyst note from Citi Analysts suggests....
09:00 2019-08-01

Apple Says Battery Lockdown on Select iPhone Models Is a Safety Measure Apple has responded to the battery lockdown issue on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR, saying that it has done this to ensure that battery replacement is done properly....
14:39 2019-08-16

Apple’s first app development accelerator opens in Shanghai, China Chinese app developers now generate billions of dollars for Apple, so the company is hoping to transform their regional success into greater global sales.Read More...
15:52 2019-07-10

Xfinity Mobile has an absolutely bonkers deal on select Apple iPad models Comcast's Xfinity Mobile is an MVNO that uses Verizon's wireless 4G LTE network. To help it sign up customers (at last count it has 1.5 million of them since starting service in 2017), the cable company wanted to offer the Apple iPhone. Comcast wanted to offer the handset so badly, it agreed to sell...
03:39 2019-06-14

Apple MacBook Pro models deemed a fire risk, banned from flights around the globe UPDATE: While airlines in the US were the first to issue bans over the affected MacBook Pro laptops, others around the world have followed suit after warnings from both the US and EU. Virgin Airlines in Australia is the most recent to ban affected models from being stowed in checked-in luggage,...
08:00 2019-08-27

Huge selection of Apple Watch Series 4 models is substantially discounted at Macy's While the newest generation of the crazy successful Apple Watch has been on sale several times of late at all kinds of major third-party retailers, the highest discounts have typically been available for just a handful of configurations. But Macy's is now running an extensive promotion on a bunch of...
13:26 2019-06-13

Apple Fixes GPS Time Rollover Issue on Older iPhone, iPad Models The latest iOS update fixes the GPS time rollover issue that would affect the iPhone 4s, first-generation iPad mini, iPad 2, third-generation iPad, iPhone 5, and the fourth-generation iPad from......
08:52 2019-07-24

Rumored deal could go a long way toward the development of Apple's own modem chips We have documented the difficulties that Apple has had securing 5G modem chips for the iPhone, and the surprise settlement with Qualcomm that gives Apple a multi-year chip supply agreement with the chip maker. Apple already bit the hand that feeds it once when it testified against Qualcomm's controv...
05:00 2019-06-12

Apple debuts SwiftUI and new Xcode interactive development experience At its annual 2019 WorldWide Developer Conference in San Jose, Apple announced updates to Swift, its open source compiled programming language.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-04

Israeli security company reportedly has tool that spies on Apple, Google and Facebook cloud data An Israeli cybersecurity company has reportedly developed spyware that can scrape data from the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft products....
15:52 2019-07-19

Apple starts China app development program in services business push Apple Inc has started a program in Shanghai to help Chinese developers create apps as part of the iPhone maker's efforts to build out its services business in one of its most critical overseas markets....
07:52 2019-07-10

All the New Details About Apple Arcade Apple’s annual September event may traditionally be all about the iPhone, but with Tim Cook bringing services into the fold, it was expected that Apple would reveal more about its hotly anticipated gaming and streaming services ahead of their official launches this fall. And Thursday’s event kicked ...
19:39 2019-09-10

More details on Apple's new tracking tags leak out We've already heard rumors that Apple is working on a personal item tracker – a lot like the Tile trackers you might be familiar with – and now more details have spilled out about how they're going to work.According to some digging done by MacRumors into an internal build of ...
04:52 2019-09-02

What Apple Watch 5 details can we learn from watchOS 6? The Apple Watch 5 is likely to debut later this year, and we expect it to come running watchOS 6 software straight out of the box.watchOS 6 was just unveiled by Apple at WWDC 2019 and it may give us a few hints as to what we can expect from the next Apple smartwatch.Here we're going to run thro...
17:39 2019-06-04

2020 iPhone Top Models to Get 5G Support, OLED Displays on All Models: Kuo As per noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple's 5.4-inch and 6.7-inch iPhone models set to arrive in 2020 will offer 5G support, while the 6.1-inch model will stick with LTE....
10:52 2019-06-18

Apple details its new trade-in program and Watch Studio Apple today wrapped up its September event today with a few words about its new retail initiatives, including a trade-in program that should help users transition to the new iPhone 11. Apple revealed that, alongside the launch of the new iPhone models, it will be offering a new trade-in program allo...
07:39 2019-09-11

Apple launches iPhone 11, details streaming services If there was one takeaway from Apple’s big iPhone event Tuesday, it’s that Apple really wants you to own its products, no matter what you’ve got in your bank account....
09:13 2019-09-11

The WWDC Liveblog: All the OS details from Apple’s annual keynote Enlarge / Neon emoji and animoji images accompanied the invites to press. (credit: Apple) Liveblog starts in: View Liveblog At 10am PDT (1pm EDT, 5pm GMT) on Monday, June 3, 2018, Apple will host its "special event"—or as we've long called it, the keynote—to kick off the 2019 Worldwide Develop...
16:00 2019-06-02

Teardowns and benchmarks: All the details about Apple’s newest 13-inch MacBook Pro The 13-inch MacBook Pro with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, torn down. [credit: iFixit ] As is tradition, repair guide site and parts vendor iFixit tore down the latest Mac to see what's differen...
21:39 2019-07-12

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblowerApple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex, as part of their job providing quality control, or “grading”, the company’s Siri voice assistant, the...
01:00 2019-08-01

Insider claims Apple will launch 5.4-inch and 6.7-inch 5G iPhone models next year Leaks concerning this fall’s upcoming iPhone models continue to trickle out at a steady pace, but some analysts are already looking ahead to 2020. In a research note shared with AnTuTu (via MacRumors), TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo revealed new details about the prospective ...
23:13 2019-06-17

Apple Extends Keyboard Repairs to Newer Models of MacBook Air, MacBook Pro As per the updated Keyboard Service Program page on Apple website, the programme's eligible MacBook Air and Pro models include MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019) and MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019,......
11:26 2019-07-10

Apple's new Photos app for iOS 13 may just be the tool you've been waiting for We tested the new Photos app, which finally offers a way to share Live Photos as videos for social media, find photos easier and enhance them better.        ...
14:13 2019-06-04

Try These Meals if You Want to Eat Less Processed Food Last month, a study found that people who ate “ultra processed” food (think cereal and muffins) ate more calories and gained more weight than those who ate a less processed diet. Ever since, I’ve been using the study’s menus as breakfast inspiration....
16:26 2019-06-17

Sara Innamorato Says the Overton Window Is Already Moving The left-wing freshman Democrats who garner so much attention in Congress have a counterpart in the Pennsylvania statehouse—a group of young, progressive women who swept to victory in last year’s elections, upending the state’s political conventional wisdom. Now, the real hard work begins....
19:39 2019-07-17

How to Get Your Passport Renewal Processed in 24 Hours While in theory, we all know years in advance when our passport expires, chances are good that the time you actually remember you need that passport renewal is going to be right before a big trip — maybe days before you’re set to leave....
00:26 2019-07-14

4 Your Health: Processed foods are killers Ultra-processed foods contain ingredients that may lead to cardiovascular disease and early death. A new health warning about highly processed foods. Two new studies have found a link between ultra-processed foods and the risk of cardiovascular disease and early death. These foods, like pre-packaged...
21:00 2019-05-30

Here’s What Eating Processed Foods for Two Weeks Does to Your Body Ultra-processed foods—the kinds made irresistible by sugar, fat and salt—are ubiquitous in the U.S., making up as much as 60% of the average American diet. But a small, intensive new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism shows that their low price and convenience comes at a cost...
15:13 2019-05-21

Corbyn queries 'alleged abuse of power' by Johnson Jeremy Corbyn has queried an "alleged abuse of power" by Boris Johnson following newspaper claims the prime minister failed to declare potential conflicts of interest while London mayor....
05:00 2019-09-23

Surprise: People are listening to your Google Assistant queries It's no secret that Google records your conversations with Google Assistant after you say a "wake word." But what you might not know is that Google uses contractors to manually review a handful of those recordings, about 0.2 percent. Yesterday, VRT N......
22:13 2019-07-11

New study says processed foods make us crave more calories What is healthy when it comes to food? That’s a question that many people struggle to answer on a daily basis around the world. How much sugar, fat, carbs, and salt our bodies need has been the topic of debate for, well, pretty much forever, and constantly-shifting nutritional guidelines aren&...
15:13 2019-05-21

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
22:13 2019-08-14

Jaguars' Matt Overton offers to buy tickets from upset Colts fans Jacksonville Jaguars long snapper Matt Overton offered to buy the season tickets of upset Indianapolis Colts fans seeking refunds after the sudden retirement of Andrew Luck....
04:52 2019-08-27

Studies link too much heavily processed food to early death Two major studies add to body of evidence against foods made with industrial ingredientsPeople who eat large amounts of heavily processed foods, from breakfast cereals and ready meals to muffins and ice-cream, have a greater risk of heart attack, stroke and early death, according to two major studie...
01:39 2019-05-30

More evidence links ultra-processed foods to health harms (Reuters Health) - People who eat lots of ultra-processed foods are more likely to develop heart disease and to die sooner than those who stick with foods in their original form, two large studies conclude....
21:13 2019-06-05

NIH: Ultra-processed foods bring on overeating, weight gain People who ate a diet of ultra-processed foods consumed more calories and put on more weight compared to those who ate a diet of minimally processed foods....
15:26 2019-05-21

Ashes: Overton says wind hit bowlers’ run-up rhythm and helped Smith weather storm • England struggle with 40mph crosswinds at Old Trafford• Overton: ‘Conditions really didn’t suit running into bowl’Steve Smith was seeing it like a beachball once more as a day of excellence from Australia’s premier batsman and strong winds scotched the notion of momentum in this Ashes series.Smith...
00:52 2019-09-05

Ashes: Craig Overton replaces Chris Woakes for England in fourth Test • Somerset bowler brought straight into England team• Joe Root also confirms switch of Denly to openerEngland have made one change to their side for the fourth Ashes Test at Old Trafford with Craig Overton coming into the side in place of Chris Woakes.The Somerset paceman was drafted into the squad ...
17:52 2019-09-03

NFL's Matt Overton offers to buy tickets from Colts fans upset over Luck retirement NFL player Matt Overton on Monday offered to buy the tickets of disgruntled Indianapolis Colts fans demanding refunds after the abrupt retirement of quarterback star Andrew Luck....
17:13 2019-08-27

U.S. senator queries MSCI over inclusion of Chinese shares in major benchmark U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has written to the CEO of global index provider MSCI Inc seeking information on why the company has included certain Chinese stocks in its widely tracked emerging market index, his office said on Thursday....
19:13 2019-06-13

UPDATE 3-Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
22:13 2019-08-14

Amid Storm Over Voting Machines On Eve of Counting, Amit Shah's 6 Queries BJP chief Amit Shah ripped into the opposition today over its allegations of tampering of Electronic Voting Machines, alleging that the "noise got shriller after the exit poll results". The Election......
15:00 2019-05-22

Beyond Meat CEO invites Chipotle for a tour after its fake meats are called too processed After Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol said imitation meat products are too processed for its menu, Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown invited him on a tour of the company's manufacturing facilities....
21:39 2019-07-24

England must sour Australia's Ashes party by drawing series, says Craig Overton Craig Overton says England must show the same character in the final Test at The Oval this week that was on display at Old Trafford on Sunday to sour Australia's Ashes party....
14:52 2019-09-09

Amazon, Walmart's Flipkart unlikely to respond to key queries in India antitrust study: sources Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc's Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
18:26 2019-05-28

Ultra-processed food linked to early death, health problems: scientists A poor diet could have grave consequences. People who consume a large amount of heavily-processed foods are at risk for early death and a greater chance of having a heart attack or stroke, two European studies found. Eating five or more servings of ultra-processed food per day increased someone̵...
23:52 2019-05-30

Craig Overton replaces Chris Woakes in England team for fourth Ashes Test at Old Trafford England have sprung an Ashes surprise by selecting Craig Overton for a home debut in place of Chris Woakes for the fourth Test starting here on Wednesday....
14:39 2019-09-03

Jaguars player Matt Overton offers to buy angry Colts fans' season tickets Jaguars long snapper Matt Overton offers to donate tickets from Colts fans upset over Andrew Luck's retirement to an Indianapolis children's hospital.       ...
01:13 2019-08-27

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
01:52 2019-07-12

Apple launches new devices iPhone 11, Pro, iPad, Apple Watch, and services such as Apple TV+ Apple on Tuesday unveiled new cheaper watches and iPhones and refreshed entry-level iPad. But it also announced the pricing and release dates for new subscription services, including its long-awaited Netflix rival Apple TV+ -- new ways for Apple to keep squeezing more money from consumers....
00:13 2019-09-11

iTunes is dead, long live Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts iTunes' time is up. At WWDC 2019, Apple revealed that it will be winding down the iconic music platform after 18 years of music downloads, storage, and streaming, in favor of its newer apps Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts.Going by what was revealed at the WWDC 2019 keynote, it appears ...
02:52 2019-06-04

On a dizzying Billions, nothing is as it seems...unless it is This is when Billions is at its best— when seemingly dozens of plates are spinning at once, and it’s exhilarating to watch and wonder which will smash to the floor first. “Lamster” is particularly dizzying for those of us writing about the show, as I can’t begin to imagine generating a straight reca...
09:52 2019-06-03

WeWork may cut its IPO valuation by billions WeWork, one of the most high-profile tech companies that has filed to go public this year, is now weighing whether to cut its targeted IPO valuation drastically, according to multiple news outlets...
09:39 2019-09-06

Gaming sites hit with billions of cyberattacks Cybercriminals have set their sights on the gaming industry and a new report has revealed that 12bn credential stuffing attacks were carried out against gaming websites over the course of 17 months leading up to March 2019.Akamai's 2019 State of the Internet / Security Web Attacks and Gaming Ab...
01:52 2019-06-18

Trump kills plan to cut billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump has scrapped a plan to freeze more than $4 billion in foreign aid in a move that would have been another end run around Congress’ power of the purse.The president’s decision Thursday to forgo a “rescission” comes after another internal tug of war between his budget advisers an...
16:00 2019-08-23

Is Huawei right to demand billions from US carriers for patents? image: XinhuaIf you didn't know that Verizon owns money to Huawei for patent licensing, you do now. According to the Wall Street Journal, Huawei has sent a letter to America's largest carrier, requesting payment for more than 200 individual patents that it holds. The patents in question stem from ba...
13:26 2019-06-13

Can planting billions of trees save the planet? Organisations from around the world are reforesting at an unprecedented rateWhen Clare Dubois’s car skidded on an icy road in Stroud, Gloucestershire, a tree prevented her vehicle tumbling into a ravine. It was, she says, a sign. Humanity is nearing a precipice. Trees can stop us going over the edge...
09:39 2019-06-19

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters....
00:26 2019-06-05

Huawei founder says revenue will be billions below forecast SHENZHEN, China — Huawei’s founder likened his company to a badly damaged plane Monday and said revenues will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years. The Chinese telecom giant will reduce capacity but U.S. moves to restrict its business “will not stop us,” Ren Zh...
10:52 2019-06-17

PG&E sees billions more in wildfire costs in 2019 Crippled California power company PG&E Corp reported a rise in quarterly losses on Friday and forecast more costs related to the 2017 and 2018 wildfires that have forced it to file for bankruptcy and seek new public and private financial support....
16:26 2019-08-09

Tax on top earners could boost UK budget by billions - Oxfam Taxing the UK's top 1% of earners could raise billions of pounds each year and reduce the country's inequality, according to a study conducted by the charity Oxfam....
04:39 2019-08-22

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against some of the restrictions....
10:13 2019-05-29

The best tool boxes you can buy A good tool box is the foundation of any home maintenance, ensuring that your tools and equipment are protected, organized, and accessible. A great tool box does all the above, as well as striking the ideal balance between size and functionality, which is why we chose the versatile Ridgid 22 in. Pr...
09:13 2019-09-15

FX as a Trade War Tool? Does the Chinese yuan's value against the U.S. dollar have a ceiling? It weakens when trade war tensions rise and appreciates when a deal seems likely....
19:13 2019-06-27

So How Much Is WeWork Spending on Kombucha Taps as it Hemorrhages Billions? WeWork, the coworking space startup, just filed paperwork detailing its financials with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering and boy, oh boy, does it throw away a lot of money. Read more......
19:00 2019-08-14

GandCrab ransomware shuts down after netting authors billions The operators behind the GandCrab ransomware have announced that they are closing up shop after almost a year and a half in which they claimed to have earned $2bn from ransom payments.GandCrab rose in popularity among cybercriminals after the operators began to market their services on underground c...
22:26 2019-06-18

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions; GOP may block Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters. Meanwhile, Republican senators warned the administration they were prepared to block the tariffs, the Washington Post reported....
23:00 2019-06-04

Venus may have had a climate suitable for life billions of years ago Nowadays, Venus is sweltering with no liquid water on its surface. But billions of years ago it may have had an ocean and a relatively pleasant climate...
14:33 2019-05-21

Americans expected to spend billions in gifts for graduations NBC — Americans are expected to spend more than $5 billion overall in gifts for graduation season, according to the National Retail Federation. An estimated 34% of Americans will spend about $107.48 on gifts for high school and college graduates, which is about $5 more on average than last yea...
11:39 2019-05-23

NYC schools could save billions by using existing facilities: report New York City’s public school system could save $2.4 billion and alleviate overcrowding if education officials think outside the box instead of drawing up costly construction plans, according to a new study. The report by the Citizens Budget Commission said the Dept. of Education spends too mu...
06:39 2019-07-11

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from World War I and World War II. The Greek Foreign Ministry said Greece’s ambassador to Germany submitted a formal request on Tuesday. A parliament...
20:13 2019-06-04

Billions needed now for adult social care say peers An extra £8bn a year is needed to bring the adult social care system back up to an acceptable standard - that's according to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee....
09:13 2019-07-04

Yearslong Tax Dispute Could Cost Big Tech Companies Billions A long-running tax dispute is racking up a potentially hefty price tag of nearly $2 billion and counting for dozens of big U.S. companies, including Facebook and Google’s parent, Alphabet....
14:13 2019-09-03

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was removing Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system....
01:52 2019-07-19

The Swarm: Billions of skeeter lookalikes plague New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Billions of mosquito lookalikes are showing up in the New Orleans area, blanketing car windshields, littering the ground with bodies and even scaring some folks. They’re aquatic midges, often called “blind mosquitoes.” They don’t bite and they’re good...
19:00 2019-06-19

JPMorgan is investing billions in the tech arms' race. Here's everything you need to know. JPMorgan has been shaking up executive ranks in recent months as the race to see who might succeed CEO Jamie Dimon one day heats up. The country's biggest bank by assets is trying to find new ways to use its monster $10.8 billion annual tech budget to better serve clients and compete with rival fin...
00:01 2019-06-04

The Milky Way swallowed another galaxy billions of years ago, study says A new study suggests that the Milky Way slammed into a smaller “dwarf” galaxy long ago, swallowing up a huge amount of mass and using it as fuel to churn out new stars for billions of years afterward....
19:00 2019-07-24

Billions sets the stage for late-season fireworks Money never sleeps, as the misbegotten sequel to Wall Street informed us, and evidently it never takes a holiday either. True to its title, “New Year’s Day” unfolds over the first day of January, traditionally reserved for hungover brunches and college bowl games. It’s unusually specific for Billion...
04:13 2019-05-27

Facebook may owe billions after losing facial recognition appeal A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc’s effort to undo a class-action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
18:39 2019-08-10

Google Is Making Billions Off Journalism as Newsrooms Starve Last year Google made an astonishing $4.6 billion off the news industry, according to the New York Times. That’s a shocking amount of money, considering the declining state of journalism, and the fact that Google isn’t actually reporting or writing anything itself....
03:00 2019-06-10

Physician Burnout Costs the U.S. Billions of Dollars Each Year Burnout, characterized by emotional exhaustion as well as feeling cynical, ineffective or unaccomplished at work, is bad for both employees and employers. For doctors and hospitals, though, the ramifications can be especially dire. Doctors in the U.S. experience symptoms of burnout at almost twice t...
11:39 2019-05-28

1MDB: Malaysian ex-PM appears in court over missing billions Najib Razak conducted ‘elaborate charade’ to steal from state fund, trial hearsMalaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak abused his power to steal billions from the state to “obtain gratification for himself” and then conducted an elaborate charade to cover his tracks, prosecutors in Kuala Lumpur...
11:13 2019-08-28

Huawei’s Founder Ren Zhengfei Says Revenue Will Be Billions Below Forecast SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years, as he compared the company to a “badly damaged plane” in the face of U.S. government actions against it. “W...
14:52 2019-06-17

China Looks For Uighurs In Egypt, Where It's Pouring Billions Into Infra Abdulmalik Abdulaziz, an Uighur student, was arrested and handcuffed by Egyptian police and when they removed his blindfold he was surprised to see Chinese officials questioning him in custody....
07:26 2019-08-18

It's payback time: US seeking billions of dollars from 'El Chapo' US prosecutors have said they are seeking a court order that would require Joaquin Guzman, who is better known as El Chapo, to pay $12.7bn (£11.3bn) in forfeits, after he was jailed in February....
07:39 2019-07-06

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
20:39 2019-06-13

TCS, Wipro May Have To Sell Shares Worth Billions Of Dollars Companies must increase shares held by the public to a minimum 35% from 25% at present, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in her maiden budget...
15:13 2019-07-05

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year....
18:13 2019-06-13

M.B.A. Students Have Billions in Federal Loans, Data Show Department of Education figures show that roughly 92,800 people who took out federal student loans and graduated with a master’s degree in business administration in 2016 and 2017 together had about $3.7 billion in such loans....
20:39 2019-08-03

Fed Considers New Tool for a Downturn Federal Reserve officials are weighing whether to use a tool known as the countercyclical capital buffer, which could reduce the risk of a credit crunch in a downturn....
03:39 2019-08-13

Google Makes Billions From News Without Paying Publishers: Study Google took in some $4.7 billion in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to an industry-sponsored study released Monday which was disputed by......
09:00 2019-06-11

SoftBank to Lend Founder and Employees Billions to Invest in Fund Softbank is leaning on its employees, including its chief executive, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets....
17:26 2019-08-17

Maintaining State Parks in a Warming World Could Cost Billions National parks may get all the prestige, but state parks do the heavy lifting when it comes to outdoor recreation in the U.S. They saw 807 million visitors in 2017, nearly two and a half times the number of national park visitors. All those people spent a combined 2 billion hours kayaking, camping, ...
00:01 2019-06-04

BNY Mellon vows to stem billions in outflows from index products BNY Mellon Corp's push to reinvigorate its money management business has yet to stem a continuous outflow of client cash from its $322 billion complex of index-based investment products....
00:13 2019-07-18

After Months of Floods and Tornadoes, Officials Tally Billions in Damage As the swollen Mississippi and Missouri rivers slowly recede, communities across the Midwest are starting to add up the damage and make plans for repairs with the help of federal aid....
17:52 2019-07-04

Big Banks Are Earning Billions of Dollars. Trump’s Tax Cuts Are a Big Reason. The five largest United States banks reported tax rates of 22 percent or less for the second quarter this year. Lower taxes helped smooth over earnings rough spots....
19:39 2019-07-17

Relatives of Harlem fire victims plan to sue city for billions Grief-stricken kin of the Harlem mom who died along with five of her children when fire tore through their death-trap public-housing apartment last month plan to sue the city — for $2.2 billion. “It’s hard to put a dollar value on the loss of human life, but the $2.2 billion, we feel, is appropriate...
12:26 2019-06-17

Facebook might be fined billions after losing facial recognition lawsuit Facebook — inarguably the world’s largest facial database — has a lost a federal appeal in a class-action lawsuit that claimed it illegally collected and stored biometric data of millions of users without their consent. The lawsuit began in 2015 when Illinois-based Facebook users sued the company fo...
10:00 2019-08-09

2020 sweepstakes: Dem candidates compete to give away billions in taxpayer $$ "Medicare-for-all" and free community college are just the starting point. Some candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination are going beyond promising gobs of government benefits and proposing a more straightforward approach -- simply giving away money....
16:26 2019-08-06

Some Kids Who Inherited Billions Saying Dumbass Things, Obliviously? Give It To Me! What’s this—an interview of a couple of billionaire heirs in a “safe” publication in which they fuck up and say some dumb ass class war shit? Hell yeah. Hell yeah. That’s the shit I like, to read....
20:52 2019-06-20

Cayuga Nation tribe sues Showtime’s ‘Billions’ for defamation A New York Native American tribe says that an episode of Showtime’s “Billions” defamed them by enforcing stereotypes that portray them as a corrupt illegal casino-running criminals, according to a new lawsuit. The Cayuga Nation and one of the five tribe leaders, Clint Halftown, filed the Manhattan S...
08:13 2019-08-14

Defying Congress, Trump administration looks to shift billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump's administration has ordered a review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping, narcotics control and other programs despite their having been approved by Congress....
03:52 2019-08-07

Uber loses billions, falls short of revenue targets The US ride-hailing giant saw disappointing returns in its second quarter report. Uber has not yet reached profitability, as it continues to subsidize prices to acquire riders and rely on spending to expand services....
04:52 2019-08-09

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," says Amazon and Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos. "And we have sent robotic probes to every planet in the solar system — this is the good one."...
20:00 2019-07-17

Trump's threatened Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Faced with President Trump tariff threat on Mexico, major automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters on Tuesday....
22:39 2019-06-04

Banning dangerous chemicals could save the US billions | Leonardo Trasande It’s a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a yearThe Trump administration has argued that environmental regulations hold back economic productivity. Yet history suggests that the opposite is the case.Look at phasing out lead in gasol...
21:13 2019-06-27

| SABC bleeds billions in 'exorbitant' sports broadcast rights - CEO In the past three years SABC lost as much as R3.8bn on monies paid for sports broadcasting rights. If the SABC continued on this trajectory it would need another R6.8bn, members of Parliament heard....
05:52 2019-09-19

Billions of air pollution particles found in hearts of city dwellers Exclusive: Study shows associated damage to critical pumping muscles, even in childrenThe hearts of young city dwellers contain billions of toxic air pollution particles, research has revealed.Even in the study’s youngest subject, who was three, damage could be seen in the cells of the organ’s criti...
19:26 2019-07-12

Automakers say Trump's threatened Mexico tariffs would cost billions Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to slap tariffs on Mexican-made goods could cost its major suppliers $1 billion, highlighting growing concern in the U.S. auto sector about the potential damage of a new front in the Trump administration's trade wars....
22:52 2019-06-04

No-deal Brexit would cost UK car makers billions in emission fines No-deal Brexit would mean UK car makers can't rely on European sales to balance out their fleet emissions average Line-ups of more than 40 UK-based manufacturers would fall foul of government-imposed CO2 regulations A no-deal Brexit could cost the UK automotive industry at least £3 billion in CO2...
03:52 2019-07-01

Trump administration to place new restrictions on billions in Puerto Rico aid President Trump has asked aides to find new safeguards for funding amid a political crisis on the island, leading to the new plan, senior officials said....
23:13 2019-08-01

Billions schemes its way back to square one in a no-holds-barred finale “Can people change” is a bit of an overwrought theme for TV these days, the motivating engine of a thousand antihero shows that almost always answer either “no, but it’s complicated” or “yes, but it’s complicated.” But it’s been the overarching question of this season of Billions, and it’s worked — ...
05:39 2019-06-10

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
20:52 2019-06-14

Ross Perot is best known for his presidential run, but he also sold two tech companies for billions Ross Perot was a technology entrepreneur before becoming a presidential candidate. He founded a company that was bought for more than $2 billion by General Motors in the 1980s, and a second company he founded was bought by Dell in 2009....
19:39 2019-07-09

NHS could save billions by offering cash reward to quit smoking Quitters 50% more likely to succeed if offered a financial incentive, researchers findOffering financial rewards to people trying to quit smoking could save the NHS billions of pounds a year and boost the economy, according to research.The review found people were 50% more likely to stop smoking whe...
07:26 2019-07-17

CRISPR tool used on HIV patient for first time The 27-year-old patient's prospects were bleak. In May 2016, he found out he had AIDS. Two weeks later, he was told he had acute lymphoblastic leukemia....
17:13 2019-09-13

NordVPN ups security with new encryption tool NordVPN is known for providing VPN services to users around the world and now the company is expanding its offerings with the announcement of a new tool for securing files stored locally or in the cloud.The company's new cybersecurity tool called NordLocker will secure files stored on a user&ap...
03:26 2019-05-31

Google job search tool under EU microscope EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favors its fast-growing tool for searching job listings, Europe's antitrust chief said on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-08-27

Get At Those Hard to Reach Screws With This $10 Tool Set If you’re the kind of person who scoffs in the face of warranties and wants to repair their own phone, this $10 tool kit (with promo code HA7HHRYWHH) has every tiny screwdriver you could need to open up most gadgets, plus a flex shaft for reaching into tight spaces, say, inside a PC case.Read more.....
15:39 2019-05-30

Japanese anime: From 'Disney of the East' to a global industry worth billions A biker gang slices through Tokyo's neon-soaked night. The riders hit the brakes next to a giant, black crater created by an atomic blast. It's so enormous that it bursts beyond the comic strip panels and seeps across the whole page....
11:39 2019-08-04

Pentagon approves billions to build Trump's border wall with Mexico The US Defense Department has greenlit $3.6 billion to build a controversial wall on the border with Mexico. The money is being diverted from existing military projects, sparking criticism from Democrats....
12:13 2019-09-04

Weather radar captures billions of mayflies hatching on Lake Erie Mayflies on Lake Erie: Once they emerge from their aquatic, larval stage, mayflies only live for a few minutes to a few days, depending on the species        ...
11:00 2019-07-06

Trump's Mexico tariffs could cost Detroit automakers billions Detroit automakers face billions in lost profits from tariffs on imports from Mexico announced Thursday by President Donald Trump, said an assessment.        ...
20:00 2019-05-31

How Disney Is Turning Your Nostalgia Into Billions One Live-Action Remake at a Time An abused elephant with oversized ears joyously takes flight. A kitchen comes to life, each piece of hardware and furniture bursting into song. A street urchin and a princess......
15:26 2019-07-19

Billions of license plate scans are part of a private surveillance database The US government might have reconsidered its plans for license plate recognition, but companies haven't -- and they've raised serious privacy concerns in the process. Motherboard has posted an exposé detailing the Digital Recognition Network,......
21:13 2019-09-17

Billions of extra trees may give us 20 years to tackle climate change The world could support nearly 1 billion hectares of extra forest, covering the size of the United States and giving us 20 more years to tackle climate change...
03:00 2019-07-05

The billions Saudi Arabia spends on air defenses may be wasted in the age of drone warfare Saudi Arabia has spent billions on state-of-the-art air defense and early warning systems, but a mix of cruise missiles and drones was able to penetrate its airspace on Saturday, inflicting substantial damage on the world's largest oil processing plant at Abqaiq....
20:00 2019-09-19

Facebook loses facial-recognition privacy appeal and could pay billions in fines Facebook lost a federal appeal on Thursday in a lawsuit over facial-recognition data. That could lead to the company paying massive fines over its privacy practices....
06:26 2019-08-09

German carbon pricing plan may cost DAX companies billions: report Germany's blue-chip companies could face billions of euros in costs to cut carbon emissions under a climate protection plan due to be unveiled by the government on Friday, according to a study by asset manager Union Investment....
01:39 2019-09-19

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's problems with trust and privacy remain an obstacle....
21:00 2019-06-18

Latest Faketoshi says he conveniently ‘lost the hard drive’ containing billions in Bitcoin Just yesterday we told you how there was a new Faketoshi in town, staking a questionable claim to the Bitcoin throne in a three-part blog series.  Last night saw the release of parts two and three, where Faketoshi deep dives into his alleged creation of Bitcoin, explains why he is unable to move Sat...
22:13 2019-08-20

One opioid drugmaker's solution to billions of potential liabilities: spin them out into new company Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals plans to separate its business into two: one with its brand-name medicines; the other with its specialty generic drugs — including ooxycodone and hydrocodone....
13:26 2019-07-23

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in an interview with CBS Evening News.       ...
04:52 2019-07-18

Billions globally lack ‘water, sanitation and hygiene’, new UN report spells out Some 2.2 billion people around the world do not have safely-managed drinking water, while 4.2 billion go without safe sanitation services and three billion lack basic handwashing facilities, according to a new report from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization ...
03:13 2019-06-18

German carbon pricing plan may cost DAX companies billions - report Germany's blue-chip companies could face billions of euros in costs to cut carbon emissions under a climate protection plan due to be unveiled by the government on Friday, according to a study by asset manager Union Investment....
17:00 2019-09-18

New Nvidia Shield: not one, but two models seem on their way Had that Nvidia Shield TV on your shelf a bit too long? Well, it looks like you'll soon have two separate options for upgrading your hardware - or making an argument to come to the Shield TV platform for the first time.While speculation around a possible refresh - mainly to update the device&ap...
14:26 2019-08-06

One of these models doesn't exist Virtual humans are gradually scaling the uncanny valley, and like artificial intelligence, they're coming for our jobs. A case in point is Imma, a digital Instagram model who has garnered over 50,000 followers thanks to her (its?) trendy, street-styl......
23:52 2019-05-22

Tool-use became widespread 10,000 years earlier than we thought The discovery of an ancient collection of tools suggests that our ancient ancestors began using stone tools on a regular basis about 2.6 million years ago...
22:13 2019-06-03

In Baltimore and Beyond, a Stolen N.S.A. Tool Wreaks Havoc American cities are being hijacked with an N.S.A. cyberweapon that has already done billions of dollars in damage overseas. The N.S.A. will say nothing....
19:00 2019-05-25

Watch out, StreetEasy — a new NYC house-hunting tool is here Many New York City property owners are so bold as to buy their pads sight unseen. And even those lucky enough to tour the apartments they end up buying may lack important information that could inform their decisions. To arm prospective buyers and renters with as much information as possible about p...
03:13 2019-05-30

'Baby Shark' is being used as a powerful tool to control If you were to walk at night along the waterfront in West Palm Beach, Florida, you might hear something strange: A playlist of annoyingly catchy children's songs -- including "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos" -- blared on loop all night to deter homeless people from sleeping near an event center....
12:52 2019-09-06

Facebook built a tool to track misinformation about itself Facebook isn't just concerned with the fake news, conspiracy theories and malicious content spread on its platforms. It's also worried about the rumors spread about its platform. According to Bloomberg, the company has a special software program call......
20:00 2019-07-08

This AI-powered autocompleter tool can speed up your coding Gmail‘s autocomplete feature is such a boon when you’re replying to a ton of emails and want to send quick responses. If you’ve been dreaming of a similar feature for programming, you’ll be glad to know that TabNine can now help write your code, thanks to its new AI-powered autocompler that integrat...
10:52 2019-07-25

Ransomware attacks in US cities are using a stolen NSA tool The ransomware attacks in Baltimore and other US cities appear to have a common thread: they're using NSA tools on the agency's home soil. In-the-know security experts talking to the New York Times said the malware in the cyberattacks is using the NS......
01:52 2019-05-26

Don't Screw Up: Get This 170-Piece Crescent Tool Set While It's on Sale For $85 A good tool set is hard to find, but choosing to take advantage of the deal on this one is easy: The very positively reviewed 170-piece Crescent Mechanics Tool Set is on sale for $85. And not to throw a wrench in your day, but there’s no telling how long this deal will last, so be sure to purchase y...
00:26 2019-05-30

A new tool detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy A new tool developed by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute (USC ISI) may prove to be a major help in the ongoing war against deepfakes. The tool focuses on subtle face and head movements as well as artifacts in files to determine......
21:52 2019-06-21

New tool helps the visually impaired surf the web For those who can’t see well, hearing is believing. A new tool aims to help the visually impaired better browse the internet using high-tech speakers and a virtual assistant. Voice Exploration, Retrieval and Search (VERSE) merges elements of screen readers and voice assistants to create an ins...
08:13 2019-08-21

Facebook introduces a scam ad reporting tool in the UK Facebook has launched a new reporting tool designed to tackle scam ads. The feature lets UK Facebook users flag online ads that link to dubious get-rich-quick schemes or questionable cryptocurrency sales, which will then be reviewed by a dedicated an......
17:00 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Google job search tool under EU microscope EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favours its fast-growing tool for searching job listings, Europe's antitrust chief said on Tuesday....
18:00 2019-08-27

Facebook opens up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users Plugging a new address into your smartphone's map app can show you where to go in seconds. But in places like rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, there are millions of miles of roads that are still uncharted territory. Facebook now hopes its AI technolog......
19:26 2019-07-23

Avoid Plagiarism With Google's New Assignments Tool Google is making it easier for teachers to crack down on cheaters this year, as well as for students to make sure they’re not accidentally copying someone else’s work....
03:00 2019-08-15

Stop Being a Tool for Asshole Anonymous Sources BREAKING news in the EPIC civil WAR in the Democratic Party! The DEMS are in DISARRAY! The Hill got the JUICY DEETS: One ANONYMOUS ASSHOLE says AOC is a FAKE WOMAN OF COLOR and PUPPET for WHITE LIBS:...
23:26 2019-07-12

PwC has a new cryptocurrency auditing tool… and actually, it sounds alright One of the Big Four financial auditing and business services firms, PwC, wants to lend a hand to cryptocurrency businesses and help them keep track of their blockchain transactions. In an announcement released yesterday, PwC says the addition will be made to its suite of auditing tools called Halo. ...
17:39 2019-06-20

Government attorneys, OxyContin maker in settlement discussions as it faces billions in lawsuits State attorneys general and lawyers representing local governments said Tuesday they are in active settlement talks with Purdue Pharma, the maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin that is facing billions of dollars in potential liability for its role in the nation's opioid crisis....
07:26 2019-08-28

UPDATE 1-Trump China tariffs could cost billions for consumers - retailer study If the United States does impose tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, it would cost U.S. consumers $12.2 billion more for apparel, footwear, toys and household appliances each year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Friday....
05:39 2019-06-22

Trudeau pledges billions for new coast guard fleet but mum on how he plans to circumvent delays Talks between the government and Quebec's Chantier Davie are slated to start on Thursday after pledge to open up shipbuilding contracts to a third supplier....
00:00 2019-05-23

Low-Volatility and 'Buffer' ETFs Draw Billions Amid Jitters Over Market Swings With every bout of stock-market volatility, nervous investors start buying products meant to protect them in a downturn. Two increasingly popular strategies are exchange-traded funds that try to pick the least volatile stocks, and buffer funds, which limit losses using options....
15:26 2019-05-28

Opioid Ghouls at Purdue Pharma Reach Tentative Settlement Worth Billions Purdue Pharma, the Oxycontin manufacturer that largely fueled the opioid crisis, reached a tentative settlement with attorneys representing municipalities, states, and tribes across the country, according to reports from the Washington Post and New York Times.Read more......
06:26 2019-09-12

Billions of euros, millions of jobs: Europe's carmakers warn on no-deal Brexit A month before Britain is due to quit the European Union, the bloc's car-makers have joined forces to warn of billions of euros in losses in the event of a no-deal Brexit with production stoppages costing 50,000 pounds a minute in Britain alone....
03:26 2019-09-23

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050 Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow and nonprofit weather news site Climate Central....
18:00 2019-07-18

The fashion models' guide to Milan Milan is one of the world's fashion capitals. So who knows Milan better than the models who live there? Follow their guide on where to shop, dine and drink....
06:52 2019-09-20

How these former fashion models were able to reinvent their careers People often move to New York City to reinvent themselves. But some folks make it big, only to have their careers, and public identities, go away. It’s all too common in the youth-obsessed industry of fashion, where most models (with the rare exceptions of, say, Naomi Campbell or Cindy Crawford) hav...
11:00 2019-06-16

All iOS 13 supported iPhone and iPad models Apple announced iOS 13 yesterday, and as usual, it turned out to be a massive release of new features and improvements. We can't imagine there being an iPhone user out there who wouldn't want to get iOS 13 on their device, once it becomes available this fall.This, however, raises the question of iOS...
02:52 2019-06-05

VW drops last 2 wagon models sold in U.S. VW's American dealers will be wagonless for the first time since 1965 when output of the Golf SportWagen and Golf Alltrack wagons for the U.S. is discontinued at year end. The slow-selling two-wheel and all-wheel-drive wagons are victims of growing crossover sales, which now account for more than ha...
20:26 2019-07-17

The unthinkables: manufacturers' most oddball models Sometimes a manufacturer breaks the mould, with fantastic results. Sometimes, however, it doesn't all go to plan... No one saw the Alfa Romeo SZ or Volkswagen Phaeton coming: cars unlike anything their maker – sometimes any maker – had created before. We review the good, the bad and the ugly A Fe...
11:13 2019-06-15

Kia recalls Niro models in UK for urgent fix Electrical relay fitted to certain hybrid and plug-in hybrid Niro models is prone to overheating Kia has issued a voluntary recall notice to UK drivers of its Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid compact SUV models.  This is because an electrical relay fitted to 5020 vehicles built between November 2016 ...
14:52 2019-05-31

Should You Buy a PS4 or Xbox Now, or Wait for the New Models? How to Decide With E3 wrapped up, you’re probably ecstatic about all the new games that were just announced. And there was plenty of console news, too. Sony’s already talking about its upcoming PlayStation 5, Microsoft is teasing its newest console — codenamed “Project Scarlett” &md...
23:52 2019-06-21

Opinion: Why manufacturers won't ditch ICE models yet Demand for the ID 3 will be strong, but not enough to warrant VW axing the Golf Volkswagen can't stake its future on the new ID 3, so the Golf is sticking around. And the same is happening at Porsche and Mercedes Hedging is normally a phrase used to describe offsetting risk in a financial deal. B...
12:52 2019-09-11

Four Pixel 4 models might have been leaked by a new FCC listing The leaks and rumors about Google’s forthcoming Pixel 4 smartphone series, which we expect to be unveiled in early October, have been coming at a steady clip lately, with our previous reporting rounding up everything from leaked images to details about the new rear camera setup, as well as the...
09:52 2019-09-04

Cupra considering high-performance 'R' models News 4 Sep, 2019 Cupra's line-up is set to rapidly expand by the end of 2020, with more extreme 'R' variants potentially on the way...
15:52 2019-09-04

Facebook Expands Availability of Local News Tool in the US The tool lets Facebook users opt into local information, including news articles, missing-person alerts, local election results, road closures, and crime report....
14:00 2019-09-13

Facebook expands 'Local Alert' tool in bid to help in emergencies Facebook announced on Tuesday that it was rolling out a tool that aims to provide users with potentially life-saving information in emergencies, as it seeks to improve its public image and play down its reputation as a network that aids the spread of misinformation....
09:39 2019-08-28

Chimps that mash potatoes challenge our understanding of tool use Chimps have figured out how to use sticks to mash potatoes. The finding could prompt a rethink of the role of culture in our hominin ancestors’ use of tools...
19:39 2019-05-21

Facebook Is Rolling out a Tool to Limit Data Gathering SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites and apps. The company said Tuesday that...
10:13 2019-08-21

This AI-powered tool helps you write effective and inclusive job ads HR departments everywhere, here’s a little secret: Women don’t respond well to job ads requesting “superstars” or “ninjas.” This is what hiring platform Unitive discovered in 2015 (Unitive is currently part of HR-software company TalVista) when researching how to take the gender bias out of the empl...
21:00 2019-07-09

Facebook launches UK reporting tool to clamp down on scam ads Social media firm to investigate users’ complaints and take down violating postsFresh efforts to tackle scam adverts across Facebook are being introduced in the UK following action taken by the consumer champion Martin Lewis.The social media company is releasing a scam ads reporting tool, with a spe...
13:13 2019-07-16

Adobe Unveils AI Tool That Can Detect Photoshopped Faces Adobe, along with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, have trained artificial intelligence (AI) to detect facial manipulation in images edited using the Photoshop software....
20:26 2019-06-15

Singapore to launch QR identity verification tool for businesses Government says it will introduce in third-quarter 2019 a tool called SG-Verify, which will enable businesses to perform secure identity verification and data transfer via QR scans for use cases such as visitor registration and customer acquisition....
10:52 2019-05-28

Tableau is the must-know tool for data pros. Start learning for $25 Knowing how to turn data into visual representations that an audience can understand is a highly sought after skill, a skill you can master with the training in The Mastering Tableau Certification Bundle. You can get the entire package now for just $25, over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals....
15:52 2019-09-12

This tool offers a new way to estimate next year's tax refund A new IRS online tool could turn out to be pretty useful for those trying to get a better handle on how much they're withholding in taxes.       ...
22:13 2019-08-16

Quick Question: Car Detailing Tool Or Suicide Device? Take a look at that picture up there. It’s from an old ad for a car accessory, and, yes, it’s a hose that connects right to your car’s exhaust pipe. So, what’s this thing for? Quietly ending all the pain of existence or getting shreds of errant taco cheese out of the seats?...
15:26 2019-08-30

EU's Vestager: checking to see if Google favors own job search tool EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favors its fast-growing tool for searching job listings, Europe's antitrust chief said on Tuesday....
13:39 2019-08-27

Google is making its differential privacy tool available to all developers Google wants to make it easier for other companies to safeguard their user's privacy. In a blog post, the tech giant announced today that it is releasing an open-source version of its differential privacy library. Differential privacy -- still a rela......
23:00 2019-09-05

‘Red flag laws’ offer tool for preventing some gun violence After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12 firearms, long before he was convicted of any crime. But when a Tennessee father became alarmed about his son after receiving a suicidal text message,...
18:13 2019-08-24

Play Now, Pay Later: How Loans Became Soccer’s Favored Accounting Tool Loan-to-buy deals are on the rise, favored because they allow top clubs to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations without losing any of their purchasing power....
03:00 2019-08-25

Whiny researchers slam dodgeball as a tool of ‘oppression’ These researchers were clearly last picks. Forget famine, war and disease, the real tool of oppression, at least according to three Canadian researchers, is dodgeball. “The message is that it’s okay to hurt or dehumanize the ‘other,’ ” researcher Joy Butler, a professor who s...
02:39 2019-06-08

Christian Yelich and reimagining the 'five-tool player' in 2019 He's one of the five best players in baseball. But the Brewers star isn't actually "a five-tool player." Here's how that term is misunderstood -- and why it could use a refresh....
18:26 2019-05-23

How the messaging app ‘bthere’ became a sexual assault prevention tool For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the app bthere wants to combat and prevent sexual assault on college campuses using group mes...
19:39 2019-05-21

Google’s Parrotron is an AI tool for people with speech impediments Google's Parrotron is an AI tool that makes disfluent speech from people with impediments more intelligible to both people and automatic speech recognizers.Read More...
22:00 2019-07-17

I’ve been using Personal Capital for years, and the best tool it has to offer is free Shutterstock Personal Capital offers a set of free investment tools to help you better understand your current portfolio and plan for the future. Using the investment checkup, I found $300 in annual investment fees I was able to eliminate from my portfolio. While you can pay for a professional port...
08:39 2019-08-10

Instagram adds tool for reporting false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

Steam's New Customizable AI Tool Scans Your Playtime And Tells You What To Buy Next Just days after the end of a summer sale that laid bare many of Steam’s issues with helping people discover new games, Valve has announced a new section dedicated to “experiments around discoverability, video, machine learning, and more.” It’s called Steam Labs, and the first bits of mad video game ...
22:26 2019-07-11

Facebook launches 'clear history' tool – but it won't delete anything Feature ‘disconnects’ data from a user’s account and shows extent of tracking apparatusFacebook has launched its “clear history” feature more than a year after it was first promised by Mark Zuckerberg as part of damage control efforts after the Cambridge Analytica revelations.The new feature, part o...
20:39 2019-08-20

Researchers develop new tool which detects deepfakes with 96% accuracy Researchers have developed a tool that could be a crucial part of the fight against deepfakes. The tool, which was produced by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute, can detect subtle face and head movements along with unique artifacts in video files and apparently can identify suc...
19:00 2019-06-27

Facebook releases new tool to block data gathering Soon you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet, or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites and apps. (Aug. 21)       ...
18:26 2019-08-22

Top Sikh Body Being Used As A Tool By Akali Dal, Says Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday yet again called Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal as "an ill-informed woman" and asked her to "stop exploiting" the issue of 550th birth anniversary......
23:26 2019-09-16

Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue Canadian researchers interviewed students about gym class and compared their responses about dodgeball to political theorist Iris Marion Young’s “Five Faces of Oppression.”...
23:13 2019-06-07

LA is largest city to formally include LGBTQ businesses in contracting process worth billions Los Angeles is now the largest city in the U.S. to formally include LGBTQ-owned businesses in its project procurement process, following Nashville, Orlando and Baltimore. Similar changes are being considered in Chicago and New York....
18:52 2019-07-31

Real estate empire loses billions in value after founder detained for alleged child molestation Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of a Shanghai real estate empire this week after its founder was detained by Chinese police, reportedly on suspicion of child molestation....
21:52 2019-07-05

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
16:13 2019-05-21

Climate Change is Already Killing Americans and Costing Billions in Medical Bills, Report Finds Climate change will make our lives worse in the years to come, but a new report out this week highlights the stark costs people are already paying in the U.S. In 2012 alone, it found 10 major climate-related events likely led to nearly 1,000 extra deaths, almost 21,000 hospitalizations, and an added...
08:00 2019-09-19

Drug makers flooded US with billions of opioid pills as epidemic surged, data shows Statistics are a blow to country’s biggest pharmaceuticals that paid millions of dollars in out of court settlementsDrug makers and distributors flooded the US with more than 75bn opioid pills in the crucial years when the country’s epidemic of painkiller addiction and deaths surged to record levels...
16:13 2019-07-17

Congress moves to give away national lands, discounting billions in revenue and millions of jobs Though recreation on public lands creates $646bn in economic stimulus and 6.1m jobs, Republicans are setting in motion a giveaway of Americans’ birthrightUpdate: Republicans back off bill to sell public land after outcryIn the midst of highly publicized steps to dismantle insurance coverage for 32 m...
05:39 2019-05-22

'Billions' star Melissa Errico says she rescued a man who fell onto subway tracks in New York City Singer and actress Melissa Errico reportedly helped save a man who fell onto the tracks at the 14th Street Station in Manhattan — just as a train was approaching....
15:52 2019-08-30

Cadillac debuts new models of CT4 sedan via Instagram Cadillac on Thursday used Instagram to unveil new models of the 2020 CT4, a subcompact sedan the brand hopes will assist in attracting a younger, sportier demographic....
02:00 2019-09-13

Tesla cuts the price of the Models S and Model X Tesla Tesla has lowered the US base prices of its two most expensive models, the Model S sedan and Model X SUV. The electric carmaker's price cuts come amid a slumping stock price and questions about demand for its vehicles. Tesla wouldn't say if slowing sales influenced the decision, but the compa...
22:26 2019-05-21

Kia recalls Niro models worldwide for urgent fix Electrical relay fitted to certain hybrid and plug-in hybrid Niro models is prone to overheating Kia has issued a voluntary global recall notice to drivers of its Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid compact SUV models.  This is because an electrical relay fitted to 5020 vehicles built between November 2...
16:26 2019-05-31

Audi confirms six new RS models to be revealed this year Audi's SUV-focused RS expansion will include hot Q3, Q3 Sportback and Q8, plus new RS6 Avant and RS7 Sportback Audi Sport will significantly broaden its line-up in the next year, with a new preview image showing the number of new RS models due to launch before 2019 is out. The darkened shot shows s...
19:52 2019-08-06

Toyota to ramp up EV plans with six global models Toyota will launch six global EV models on its e-TNGA platform Japanese firm accelerates electrification programme, aims to work with partners to rapidly develop line-up Toyota will ramp up development of battery-electric vehicles, with plans to launch at least 10 models worldwide from 2020 onwar...
09:52 2019-06-07

BMW Motorrad Updates Select Models For 2020 BMW Motorrad has announced updates for some select models. Here's a lowdown on which motorcycle gets what update. While the updates have been announced internationally, the models sold in India will......
17:39 2019-07-06

Facebook will launch new Portal models this fall Facebook has apparently been busy designing new variants of its Portal video chatting devices. According to the company's Vice President of AR/VR, Andrew "Boz" Bosworth, Facebook plans to unveil new Portal models this fall. Bosworth has made the anno......
07:52 2019-06-11

More Track Capable Cadillac V-Series Models Are on the Way Cadillac unveiled the new CT4-V and CT5-V to the public late on Thursday evening. The cars were not received by the enthusiast public particularly enthusiastically, and I think Cadillac could read the room....
17:26 2019-06-02

Motorola’s doing smart TVs now – starting in India with 6 models from $196 Motorola has been making reliable budget and mid-range Android phones under Lenovo’s guidance for the past few years. It’s now putting its badge on a smart TV for the Indian market, with a range starting at 32 inches and going up to 65 inches. The Android 9.0-based 4K model was developed in partners...
11:00 2019-09-16

Nintendo reportedly has even more new Switch models in the works Following months of rumors and speculation, Nintendo finally confirmed the existence of the Switch Lite last month, announcing that the new model of the console would launch on September 20th for $199. Not long after, we learned that the original Switch model was getting an upgrade as well to extend...
01:13 2019-08-08

Dodge models top list of most-stolen vehicles Nearly all the top 20 most-stolen models and variants have large engines or are luxury vehicles or pickups, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute....
18:13 2019-08-01

BMW 'could produce 100 electrified models by 2023 if demand was there' The BMW iX3 prototype undergoing testing Development boss Klaus Frohlich says there are no technical restrictions to producing electrified vehicles – just a shortage of customer demand BMW “could launch 100 electrified cars by 2023” if customer demand was there to buy them, according to the firm’...
11:26 2019-06-28

Ferrari one-off models have five-year waiting list The Ferrari P80/C Italian firm won’t make more than three unique cars a year The growing trend for one-off Ferraris is in response to clients’ increasing demands for extreme personalisation, says Ferrari commercial and marketing boss Enrico Galliera. Such is demand, Galliera says unique models “h...
12:52 2019-07-09

Citroen developing 'unconventional' saloon models French firm is developing mould-breaking car models, despite recent focus on high-riding SUVs and crossovers Citroën’s product planning boss says the firm is committed to offering ‘traditional’ car styles in the future, despite its recent focus on SUVs – but adds that it will approach future model...
10:13 2019-06-24

I've Driven Base Models All My Life And I Need Something Nicer! What Car Should I Buy? Brandon lives in Indiana and has owned only base model cars. He wants to treat himself to something a bit nicer. He needs to rack up high mileage and has up to twenty grand to spend on a quality used commuter car with some upgrades. What car should he buy?...
13:26 2019-08-16

Unlicensed photo studios are endangering NYC’s models A study conducted by a former city Buildings commissioner found that several Big Apple photo studios are operating without proper licenses and forcing models to work in shady conditions. The review — commissioned by Pier59 Studios owner Federico Pignatelli, a self-described “model-rights advocate” —...
09:39 2019-09-02

Gene editing tool could treat many diseases created by mutations The use of gene editing to eliminate diseases has numerous challenges, including the not-so-small problem of dealing with mutation-based conditions like Huntington's. Existing approaches that replace the gene could cause damage. Salk Institute scie......
09:00 2019-08-26

Redfin’s newest online tool cuts out the buyer’s agent As part of the program, on Redfin-listed homes, consumers are given two options: buy with an agent or make an offer without an agent using Redfin software....
15:13 2019-06-04

New law enforcement hacking tool can unlock most iPhone, Android handsets The three-way struggle between criminal hackers, law enforcement and privacy-centric tech companies is constantly evolving. Today's smart devices have implemented increasingly tough security measures to protect users' personal data, while criminals seek to unlock them for various nefarious...
06:26 2019-06-17

Intel's Performance Maximizer tool overclocks CPUs with one click Intel has launched a new feature designed to make overclocking more straightforward. Called the "Intel Performance Maximizer," the tool examines your processor's individual settings, then uses what Intel calls "hyper-intelligent automation" to tweak......
14:52 2019-06-19

Facebook rolls out tool that could block those creepy targeted ads on your feed SAN FRANCISCO — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites and apps. The company said Tuesday it is adding a ...
02:39 2019-08-22

Instagram's New Fact-Checking Tool May Have Limited Impact on Disinformation Researchers worry that a new feature giving Instagram users the power to flag false news on the platform won't do much to head off efforts to use disinformation to sow political discord in 2020....
12:39 2019-08-23

Short-time work: Germany resorts to well-proven tool again Surveys have shown that more and more German companies are reintroducing short-time work to cushion the impact of a creeping economic slowdown. That policy tool had worked miracles during the global financial crisis....
14:13 2019-07-04

Google closes free network insight tool for operators Google has shut down a service that allowed mobile operators to see where they had issues with coverage and service because of data privacy concerns.Google launched Mobile Network Insights was launched back in 2017 and used anonymised, aggregated data from Android users to create coverage maps that ...
13:26 2019-08-20

1Password's corporate tool can enforce two-factor use company-wide 1Password can do more than just create and store passwords for business customers with more elaborate security needs than ordinary users. Now, it's adding and expanding its set of tools for enterprise subscribers with a new suite called 1Password Adv......
18:26 2019-09-17

Facebook Begins Rolling Out New Tool to See Which of Its Data Pals Are Monitoring You As Facebook works to undo the damage of years of user data scandals—ostensibly with an overhauled focus on “privacy,” or something—part of that effort has involved rolling out features geared at greater transparency that, quite frankly, should have been introduced years ago. But here we are.Read mor...
05:52 2019-08-21

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It's not clear exactly how widespread abus......
05:52 2019-05-24

Google’s ‘Assignments’ tool flags plagiarism and missing sources Google is setting out to make plagiarism harder than ever. The search giant today announced the launch of Assignments, a new grading software for higher education instructors who use G Suite for Education. Formerly known as Coursework, Assignments wi......
03:00 2019-08-15

New 'Off-Facebook' tool lets users hide tracks from advertisers Facebook launched a new tool Tuesday that allows users to clear out their browsing history for apps and websites away from the social network, which can be sold to advertisers....
00:13 2019-08-21

Having Broadband Issues? This Tool Helps You Learn Local Laws Washington disputes get the headlines, but much US telecom policy is determined by states and cities. A nonprofit has catalogued the rules and put them online....
19:26 2019-07-31

Firefox’s new tool fools advertisers into thinking you love hip gear It might be annoying for you if an ad follows you everywhere on the internet after you search for a product. Well, the folks at Firefox have developed a new tool that opens 100 tabs in your browser to throw off advertisers. Track This lets you choose from four profiles: Hypebeast, Filthy Rich, Dooms...
19:00 2019-06-27

Self-driving car service open sources new tool for securing firmware Enlarge (credit: Collin Mulliner) Developing and maintaining secure firmware for tablets, cars, and IoT devices is hard. Often, the firmware is initially developed by a third party rather than in-house. And it can be tough as projects move from inception and prototyping to full-force engineering a...
20:26 2019-08-07

This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global markets has been launched. According to its creator, 63 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to global markets because ...
11:26 2019-06-01

Facebook expands new tool aiming to shrink ‘news deserts’ SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is trying to coax “news deserts” into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social network confesses that it still has a lot to learn. The social media giant said Thursday it is expanding its “Today In...
00:26 2019-09-13

Buckle up, kids: Tool's first new song in 13 years is more than 10 minutes long Tool made a lot of dreams come true last week when it made its sizable back catalog available for streaming for the very first time. That, and, one can assume, his “feud” with the Bieber household, was all in service to the upcoming release of Fear Inoculum, the prog-metal outfit’s first new album i...
20:52 2019-08-07

G2A proposes blocking tool to deal with shady game key resales G2A still has a problem with sketchy game key resales, to the point where developers like Mike Rowe have suggested that it would be better to pirate games instead. The site thinks it has a way to mitigate the problem, though. It's proposing a tool......
07:13 2019-07-14

Prediction tool helps identify people at high risk for HIV Researchers have developed a new tool to pinpoint patients at high risk for contracting HIV to provide them with preventive preexposure prophylaxis treatment....
05:01 2019-07-09

Blizzard Creates Tool To Help Old World Of Warcraft Buddies Find Each Other If you’ve been a lapsed World of Warcraft player for the past 10-plus years, you’ve probably let some relationships fall by the wayside—for example, the entire guild that formed the core of your social life when you were in a suffocatingly small Christian high school in Texas. Maybe you’ve found you...
06:13 2019-08-08

From Tool to Taylor Swift, here’s the new music coming to your ears in August July was a slow month for music, but the otherwise sluggish month of August is looking positively lively with new releases. Rap collective and self-proclaimed “boy band” Brockhampton has promised its new album, Ginger, will be out in August, as has Lana Del Rey, whose Norman Fucking Rockwell will co...
23:13 2019-08-02

Carter Stewart is Scott Boras’ perfect MLB draft tool Carter Stewart might be just what Scott Boras needs. The 19-year old Stewart, who reportedly agreed with Japan’s Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on a six-year deal worth over $7 million, could set a precedent for highly drafted players to go to Japan in lieu of signing, which Boras has advocated for in...
20:00 2019-05-22

Cornerstone intros Conversations, a team-based feedback tool The company announced several new products on Tuesday that aim to bring more team-based features and mobile-friendly services to its talent management software portfolio....
22:39 2019-06-04

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform....
19:00 2019-08-16

Judge rejects House suit to block transfer of billions of dollars for Trump border wall The court said one chamber of Congress cannot sue the Trump administration over spending on the border after the government shutdown and the president’s emergency declaration....
08:39 2019-06-04

‘In the Spirit of Achieving Fair Trade,’ Trump Raises Tariffs on Hundreds of Billions of Chinese Imports (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump said he’s raising tariffs further on Chinese imports in response to Beijing’s retaliation earlier in the day, deepening the impasse over the two nations’ trade policies. Duties on $250 billion of imports already in effect will rise to 30% ...
01:13 2019-08-24

Indian Scout Celebrates 100th Anniversary With Two New Models The Indian Scout has completed 100 years since the model was first introduced, and now Indian Motorcycle has introduced two new Scout models to mark the 100th anniversary....
08:26 2019-09-04

Insider says iPhone 11 sales are even better than expected, and now most models are sold out Apple on Friday started iPhone 11 preorders, with all three models available to consumers, including the cheaper iPhone 11 and the premium iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro. With six colors for iPhone 11 and four options for the Pro versions, and with three storage tiers for all three models, users su...
23:26 2019-09-16

Some MacBook Pro models are now banned from US flights due to fire risk Some MacBook Pro 15-inch models have been branded a fire risk by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and therefore you won’t be able to take them on board an airplane.You may remember that back in June, Apple initiated a recall for certain MacBook Pro 15-inch laptops sold between Se...
14:39 2019-08-14

2020 Subaru models will greet you, help you keep your eyes on the road DriverFocus, to be offered on some 2020 Subaru models, uses an infrared camera to monitor your eyes and can alert you if aren't paying attention.       ...
21:52 2019-08-06

Alpine boss: future models must be lightweight, sporty Standalone brand could develop a diverse portfolio, but agility and lightness will remain core values More Alpine models will be developed in order to grow the marque into a bona fide brand, but only if they remain true to its core values of being lightweight and sporty, according to the firm’s CEO...
23:00 2019-09-10

Some 737 Models, Including MAX Variant, May Have Defective Wings: Boeing Boeing announced Sunday that some of its medium-haul 737s, including the 737 MAX 8, could have a defective wing part, but that there had been no reports of flight issues linked to the defect....
05:52 2019-06-03

These 22 new vehicles are the highest-quality models of the year, according to J.D. Power The three Korean automotive brands are producing the highest quality vehicles in the U.S., according to an influential annual survey by J.D. Power.       ...
22:26 2019-06-19

New Audi A6 Allroad marks 20 years of rugged models Audi’s rival to the Volvo V90 Cross Country is available to order from August priced from £55,000 Audi has released the first images and details of its fourth-generation A6 Allroad ahead of it going on sale in August.  Dubbed the A6 Allroad quattro, it arrives as Audi celebrates two decades since t...
22:26 2019-06-05

Ford extends warranty on 560,000 Focus, Fiesta models Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was extending warranty on clutch and related hardware in 560,000 Focus and Fiesta cars that were reported to have had problems with their six-speed transmission....
18:13 2019-08-14

Samsung is bringing the mid-tier Galaxy A50 to the US along with budget models Samsung is rounding out its budget and mid-tier smartphone offerings in the US with the Galaxy A50, which borrows and even exceeds some features from the more premium Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10e. Alongside the A50, Samsung is also bringing the Galaxy A20 and Galaxy A10e to more carriers to offer cons...
03:39 2019-06-12

Physicists now have even better models for blood spatter from gunshot wounds Enlarge / Dexter might be a (fictional) serial killer, but he's also a leading expert in blood spatter pattern analysis. Two new papers could help real forensic scientists better analyze such patterns to solve crimes. (credit: YouTube/Showtime) Physicists continue to contribute their unique insigh...
02:13 2019-08-30

Microsoft is reportedly testing two exciting new Surface models A rumor earlier this week claimed that Microsoft is working on a Surface notebook based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx platform that was designed for 2019 Windows 10 devices, and we now have more details on the matter. It appears that Microsoft wants to power a Surface Pro with the 8cx, which wi...
18:52 2019-06-27

Ford extends warranty on certain Focus, Fiesta models Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is extending warranty on clutch and related hardware in certain of its Focus and Fiesta cars due to complaints related to the vehicles' transmission from several customers....
18:13 2019-08-14

First aftermarket AMD Navi graphics cards won't be cheaper than AMD models Back when the AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT and RX 5700 launched on July 7, we praised them for offering excellent value, even after Nvidia tried to beat AMD in pricing. And, while that's still definitely the case, you shouldn't expect to be able to pick up a third-party AMD Navi card for cheaper ...
21:39 2019-08-01

Ferrari mixes sport with power in new Spider and GTS models Italy's Ferrari showed off two new cars on Monday as it pursues an aggressive roll-out of new premium models to sustain turbo-charged core earnings and share price growth....
16:52 2019-09-09

Nissan Kicks, Datsun GO And GO+ Models To Get CVT Automatic Option Soon Addressing the growing demand for automatic cars in India, Nissan will soon launch CVT automatic options for the Datsun GO, GO+ MPV, and Nissan Kicks soon....
15:00 2019-08-16

Dodge models top list of most-stolen vehicles, study says Nearly all the top 20 most-stolen models and variants have large engines or are luxury vehicles or pickups, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute....
12:39 2019-08-01

New Volvo SUVs: bigger and smaller XC models in pipeline News 12 Aug, 2019 Volvo SUV range set to grow with flagship XC100 and entry-level sub-XC40 on the radar. Our exclusive images preview how they could look...
17:00 2019-08-12

Dealers Dangle Deals to Move Outgoing Models Dealership lots remain crowded with aging vehicles at a time when car companies typically focus on selling newer models, posing a threat to dealers’ profits while promising bigger discounts for shoppers....
13:52 2019-08-16

Calvin Klein is using plus-size models to reinvent its brand This past spring, you couldn’t miss her. Commanding 4,000 square feet of premium Soho air space and wearing nothing by CK underwear, the indie rapper Chika gazed knowingly from Calvin Klein’s massive billboard — just like Kate Moss and Kendall Jenner before her. But the 22-year-old musician’s proudl...
19:00 2019-08-31

Ford extends warranties on 560,000 Focus, Fiesta models Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was extending warranties on clutch and related hardware in 560,000 Focus and Fiesta cars in the United States and Canada after reports of problems with their six-speed transmission....
04:13 2019-08-15

Toyota To Launch An Electric Version Of all Models From 2020 Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will be coming up with a brand new battery electric vehicle (BEV) platform and is planning to launch 10 new BEVs by 2025....
12:52 2019-06-09

The secret high-pressure world of plus-size models After coming in third on 2018’s “America’s Next Top Model,” plus-size contestant Khrystyana Kazakova was thrilled to land a contract with a top-tier agency. But the feeling didn’t last long: The size 8 beauty was soon informed that she wasn’t “big enough” to net the most competitive jobs. “I was tol...
21:39 2019-07-31

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is up to $300 off on Amazon (multiple models) Microsoft newest Surface Pro 2-in-1 laptop is getting massive discounts on Amazon, but none of the deals includes any accessories. If you want a brand new device that you can use as a laptop, you should definitely try to buy a keyboard for the Microsoft Surface Pro 6.However, if you just need a tabl...
10:00 2019-06-12

Google Stadia will support “a variety of business models” Google's Phil Harrison (you may remember him from his days at Sony). Last month, when Google revealed its upcoming Stadia streaming gaming platform, it left open the major question of precisely how Google and game developers would make money from these games ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Google’s EfficientNets are better at analyzing images than existing AI models In a paper, Google researchers describe a family of models -- EfficientNets -- that achieve state-of-the-art accuracy on popular image benchmarks.Read More...
01:00 2019-05-30

Xiaomi Launches Four New Mi TV Models in India, Including Its Biggest Mi TV 4X 65-inch price in India is set at Rs. 54,999, while Mi TV 4X 43-inch is priced at Rs. 24,999 and Mi TV 4X 50-inch carries a price tag of Rs. 29,999. Mi TV 4A 40-inch price is set at Rs.......
11:52 2019-09-17

SESAME Field Trip: Models of science and society Traveling through Jerusalem and the West Bank to Jordan, DW's Zulfikar Abbany saw science clash with politics and society. This is part three of his diary....
09:52 2019-09-20

Ferrari's Most Customized Models Have a Wait Period of Four to Five Years As people without stupid amounts of wealth, we all might equate the splurge of buying a one-off Ferrari with, say, getting a nice watch that isn’t on clearance. But while that watch will either come home with us in a shopping bag or arrive at the door in a few days, a one-off Ferrari can take more l...
21:39 2019-07-10

New models show that the earth is warming faster than first thought Scientists have made no secret of the extreme challenges posed by climate change, with the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) repeatedly stressing the importance of keeping global warming below two degrees. But now it seems the situati......
18:26 2019-09-17

Hyundai plans more diverse designs for future models ‘Chess-piece’ philosophy will bring Hyundai, Kia and Genesis cars greater individuality, as well as setting them apart from segment rivals Future Hyundai, Genesis and Kia designs will become more differentiated from one another, and their models within each segment will become more individual. That...
01:13 2019-05-24

Google cuts the price of all Pixel Slate models by $200 The Chrome OS powered Google Pixel Slate was launched last year. The cheapest model, when the tablets were released, was one powered by an Intel Celeron processor sporting 4GB of memory and 32GB of storage. This entry-level version of the Pixel Slate started at $599. We use the past tense because it...
07:52 2019-05-27

New Ferrari hybrid tech to spread to other plug-in models News 29 May, 2019 The first plug-in hybrid Ferrari is the SP90 Stradale, a V8 supercar, but electrification will work its way across Ferrari's range...
06:00 2019-05-30

'Flying saucer' drone can fly twice as long as regular models The biggest problem with drones is their lack of endurance, but Swiss researchers have developed a new model that helps reduce that problem. Eschewing the regular four blade design, EPFL startup Flybotix's drone has just two propellers, letting it fl......
17:00 2019-07-16

Meet the locals: the biggest London models of the moment This season's biggest international catwalk names all call the capital home. Meet fashion's fresh faces AWENG CHUOL, JESS MAYBURY, JESS COLE and LUCAN GILLESPIE, photographed in and around their London neighbourhoods...
10:52 2019-09-12

Eleven iPhone 11 models have been listed on a regulatory database There’s little question that Apple has iPhone 11 models in the works for later this year, but if there was any doubt, the appearance of eleven unannounced handsets on a regulatory database should quell it.The smartphones were spotted on the Eurasian Economic Commission’s regulatory dat...
14:52 2019-05-23

Trump 2020 win projected by 3 different models, New York Times op-ed says The combination of a strong economy and the built-in advantages for an incumbent give President Trump a "formidable" advantage in his bid for re-election, Steven Rattner wrote in the New York Times. ...
15:52 2019-05-28

Michaels-Beerbaum: 'Role models should speak their minds' Speaking to DW, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, one of the most successful women in show jumping, talks about being a pioneer in a male-dominated sport and why athletes should speak their mind when it comes to politics....
00:01 2019-07-19

Instagram’s anti-bullying tool lets you ‘restrict’ problematic followers Today, Instagram announced two new tools meant to combat bullying. The first will use AI to warn users if a comment they're about to post may be considered offensive. In theory, it will give users a chance to rethink their comments. The second will a......
03:52 2019-07-09

United Airlines will now hold planes for connecting flyers – thanks to new tool United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool that identifies departing flights that can be held for connecting customers.       ...
21:39 2019-06-11

France likely to use border checks as 'political tool' after no-deal Brexit: UK's Hammond France is likely to threaten delays on its border with Britain to exert political leverage if there is a no-deal Brexit, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday....
23:26 2019-07-10

Facebook Expands the Reach of a Tool That Exposes Users to More Local News (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook is trying to coax “news deserts” into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social network confesses that it still has a lot to learn. The social media giant said Thursday it is exp...
09:13 2019-09-13

Google's Tool to Tame Russia-Style Election Influence Has Flaws Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
17:52 2019-07-17

Tech tool aims to predict global water conflicts before they happen LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Artificial intelligence can predict where conflicts over scarce water will break out up to a year in advance and allow action to prevent them, researchers said on Friday....
17:00 2019-06-14

| Facebook launches tool to let users control data it gathers about their web activity Facebook, under pressure to ramp up privacy rules across its platform, said on Tuesday it was rolling out a tool allowing users to control data that it receives from other apps and websites about their online activity....
02:52 2019-08-23

Google is facing another EU antitrust probe — this time over its jobs search tool In a speech Tuesday, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager drew parallels between Google for Jobs and the company's comparison shopping service, which was the subject of a $2.7 billion antitrust fine in 2017....
13:39 2019-08-28

New iPhone hacking tool can reportedly access a user’s iCloud data An Israeli security company with a track record of developing some of the most advanced and sophisticated mobile hacking tools we’ve ever seen has upped the ante considerably. According to a report from the Financial Times, the NSO Group is selling an updated version of its famed Pegasus tool ...
05:00 2019-07-20

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message on Thursday, marking World Radio Day....
22:13 2019-05-21

Google is facing another EU antitrust probe – this time over its jobs search tool In a speech Tuesday, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager drew parallels between Google for Jobs and the company's comparison shopping service, which was the subject of a $2.7 billion antitrust fine in 2017....
12:00 2019-08-28

Find Valuable, Targeted Credit Card Bonuses With the CardMatch Tool From time to time, credit card issuers offer elevated welcome offers to all new cardholders, such as Delta’s current promotion on several of its credit cards. But the very best offers are often only available to a target subset of customers—you’ve likely gotten some of them in your mailbox before pr...
01:13 2019-06-20

Kyrgios smashes rackets and calls umpire 'a tool' in angry defeat "Nick Kyrgios was left furious as he smashed two rackets and called the umpire \"a tool\" in a bad-tempered defeat to Karen Khachanov at the Cincinnati Masters."...
21:00 2019-08-16

Tool releases 'Fear Inoculum,' the metal band's first album in 13 years It's been 13 long years for fans of the American rock band Tool but finally, the wait for new music is over. The Grammy-winning metal rockers finally dropped a new album....
02:13 2019-09-01

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western US braces for another wildfire season, following its most devastating on record, public officials and private landowners are turning to an unlikely, ru...
15:13 2019-07-12

Cruise open-sources Webviz, a tool for robotics data analysis Cruise, the autonomous driving research and development division of GM, open-sourced Webviz, a web-based data analysis tool for robotics applications.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-18

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for contributing to a national epidemic....
15:13 2019-05-24

Google open-sources cryptographic tool to keep data sets private Poorly secured databases are a top privacy and security concern — and Google now wants to plug that leak. The internet giant has said it’s open sourcing Private Join and Compute, a new secure multi-party computation (MPC) tool designed to help organizations work together with confidential data sets....
10:39 2019-06-20

Craig Wright says Hurricane Dorian stops him from challenging that pesky Bitcoin court order worth billions Craig Wright, the bloke who’s claimed to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto more times than we can count, has now blamed a hurricane for being unprepared to challenge a recent court order, CoinDesk reports. A court document submitted by Wright’s defense reads: “Counsel for Dr. Wright have been dili...
20:39 2019-09-02

$9M to quarantine fruit flies? Anti-government waste group exposes billions in pork-barrel spending An anti-government waste group has identified millions of taxpayer dollars allegedly frittered away on “absurd nature-related earmarks,” including $9 million to “quarantine fruit flies” and $13.8 million to “manage wild horses.”...
20:13 2019-06-12

Here's why transportation leaders including Daimler and Volkswagen are pouring billions into R&D for electric trucks (UPS, DMLRY, BUD, OTC, TSLA, FDX, VWAPY, PEP) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Trucking, which can be perceived as the lifeblood of global economies, has experienced healthy growth in recent years due in part to surging e-commerce shipments. In the US alone,...
16:26 2019-07-23

The next Legend of Zelda is in development Nintendo closed out this year's Nintendo Direct as E3 with quite the surprise sneak peek: an early look at the next Legend of Zelda game. While plot details and game play are of course, under wraps, the video showed Link and Zelda exploring a cave an......
20:26 2019-06-11

Brazil Says Amazonian Development Will Help It Brazil’s environment minister said economic development in the Amazon is the best way to protect the rain forest, accusing foreigners and his leftist predecessors of trying to turn the region into an untouchable sanctuary....
09:13 2019-09-07

French fashion group Kering pledges to hire only over-18 models Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion industry aims to tighten up its ethical guidelines....
15:13 2019-05-21

Aprilia and Moto Guzzi Models Recalled For Brake Issues In USA Four models each of the Aprilia and Moto Guzzi have been recalled in USA for an issue with the front brake master cylinder. The total number of affected models is 1,701 units....
15:00 2019-08-16

iPhone 11 preorders start strong as consumers flock to the Pro models There’s no getting around the fact that iPhone sales over the past few years have been somewhat stagnant at best. This, though, shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given that iPhone users are holding onto their devices for much longer than in years past on account of improved durability...
08:00 2019-09-18

Synology announces new FlashStation and DiskStation models for all-flash arrays Two new rack-able FlashStation models and a much-needed successor to the RS18017xs+ are solid options for the enterprise, while prosumer-focused DS620slim provides headroom for six 2.5" SATA drives....
19:26 2019-07-31

| Samsung's foldable screens fail in some early review models Some test models of Samsung's new foldable phone suffered defects after only days of use, casting a shadow over next week’s introduction of a $1,980 device meant to rejuvenate a flagging market and showcase the Asian company’s technology expertise....
14:33 2019-05-21

Downtown Girls Basketball is a glamorous squad of models, creatives People stop and stare — and often sneak photos during games. But the women of Downtown Girls Basketball are used to it. The all-female team, which is made up of models, artists, filmmakers, gallerists, authors and fashion designers, meets every Tuesday evening at a court in Tribeca, to play full-cou...
12:39 2019-08-18

Huawei is selling lock screen ads on certain models; users are not happy Have things come to this for Huawei? Is the company having so much trouble selling its phones that it needs to sell lock screen ads on its handsets? Several tweets from Huawei owners (via Android Police) show how those using the pre-installed "random landscape backgrounds" are having the real estate...
05:26 2019-06-14

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" paperless voting machines as the "primary" voting device for a gi......
11:13 2019-06-10

Google launches TensorFlow.Text library for language AI models Google today introduced TensorFlow.Text, a new library for training language understanding AI. The news comes days after the beta release of TensorFlow 2.0.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Ford extends warranty on 560,000 Focus, Fiesta models Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was extending warranty on clutch and related hardware in 560,000 Focus and Fiesta cars that were reported to have had problems with their six-speed transmission....
18:13 2019-08-14

FAA bans certain models of MacBook Pros from flights following recent recall The FAA has banned some older-generaion MacBook Pro laptops that have been recalled by Apple because the batteries are prone to overheating.       ...
15:52 2019-08-14

Maruti Suzuki's BS6 Models Constitute 70 Per Cent Of Its Total Sales Recently, the carmaker had announced that seven of its petrol models which include the Alto 800, WagonR, Swift, Baleno, Dzire, Ertiga and XL6 are BS6 compliant....
02:00 2019-09-12

Five Models On Sale, 3 Lakh Annual Sales In India By 2021: Kia CEO Kia Motors' global CEO H W Park has told us exclusively that Kia will aim for an aggressive start to it India operations with 5 new models for India - one every 6 six months - by 2021. The company......
16:52 2019-06-20

Mini planning smaller and larger models to expand range Mini Countryman British firm's chief says there is room for compact models and bigger SUVs in future line-up Mini is keen to make models both larger and smaller than its current range, company boss Bernd Körber has revealed to Autocar. Speaking at the Frankfurt motor show, he said he’d like to se...
23:00 2019-09-10

Latest and greatest models have no appeal for 30% of cell phone users The lure of owning the latest phone is wearing off for many buyers who just want a phone that works well. This could be an issue for the upcoming iPhone 11....
21:26 2019-09-06

2020 iPhones: OLED displays, different sizes, 5G support on two models Apple iPhone XS and XS MaxThis year’s iPhone upgrades will reportedly focus primarily on the cameras, but according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple has a number of important physical and internal changes in the pipeline for 2020.New display sizes and OLED panels for allAs previous reports have indica...
17:13 2019-06-17

Mobile Game Lets You Build Gundam Models Without All The Clutter Building Gundam models is an exciting hobby, but if you’re on the go or don’t have a shelf for all your giant robots, you’re in a rough spot. Gundam Battle: Gunpla Warfare is a new mobile game looking to make it easy to build and battle robots on the go. There’s some mobile game jankiness, but so fa...
23:00 2019-08-01

Future Models From Fiat Chrysler To Get ZF's 8-Speed Automatic Transmission The new 8-speed automatic transmission could be installed in almost all vehicle segments with a front-longitudinal drive configuration. A technical innovation of the upgraded transmission is the......
08:26 2019-07-05

Land Rover Offers Upgrades For Older Defender Models Land Rover Classic is introducing a range of upgrades for older Defender models and these will be inspired by the limited-edition Defender Works V8 - 70th Edition....
08:39 2019-08-01

Google open-sources tool for companies that aims to keep personal data private For a company that’s in the business of tracking users’ online activities, Google sure is going all out to prove it’s dead serious about privacy. To that effect, the internet behemoth is open-sourcing a library that it uses to glean insights from aggregate data in a privacy-preserving manner. Called...
18:13 2019-09-05

Australian Signals Directorate launches open source​ data visualisation tool ASD touts Constellation as a data analysis application enabling data access, federation, and manipulation activities across large and complex datasets....
16:13 2019-08-16

Social media is not a source of peril, Sen. Josh Hawley, it's a powerful tool Social media platforms help us connect with family and friends, find help and do our jobs. Sen. Hawley uses them so his comments ares hypocritical.       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

Activists launch tool to help travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology Companies such as JetBlue began utilizing the technology after Trump issued an executive order pushing for its use in US airportsA new tool launched by privacy activists offers to help travelers avoid increasingly invasive facial recognition technologies in airports.Activist groups Fight for the Fut...
23:39 2019-06-05

Melting Stone With Plants: Was the Mythical 'Green Chisel' A Real Ancient Tool? Archaeology is not an exact science. It is full of doubts, uncertainties, surprises, and unanswered questions. One of its unsolved mysteries concerns the methods of ancient stonework, which is lost in the mists of time. ...
20:01 2019-06-27

Game Over for GandCrab: New free decryption tool allows victims to unlock all versions of this ransomware Shortly after those behind GandCrab announced they are retiring, researchers have released a new tool which nullifies all versions of the ransomware....
15:52 2019-06-17

Chicago police introduce Gun Offender Dashboard, new online tool to track suspects A new online tool aims to draw attention to what officials have called a cause of gun violence in Chicago, where more people are shot and killed than in any other city in the U.S....
03:13 2019-08-27

Tool's 'Fear Inoculum' dethrones Taylor Swift's 'Lover' on Billboard 200 chart It's been 13 years since metal band Tool's last album, but that hasn't stopped fan fervor, as its "Fear Inoculum" debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's 200 chart....
18:26 2019-09-09

10 most anticipated albums of fall 2019: Taylor Swift, Tool, Luke Combs and more Fall 2019's album schedule is heating up. We're looking forward to new music from Taylor Swift, Tool, Sheryl Crow. Luke Combs and the Highwomen.        ...
14:00 2019-08-13

Maynard James Keenan decidedly unthrilled by Justin Bieber's new Tool phase Justin Bieber has been the world’s most relentlessly successful punchline for a staggering number of years at this point, having transitioned through a veritable multiverse of public phases that have each been blessed with a different flavor of “Ugh,” and a different level of complete and total vict...
07:00 2019-07-13

Moscow’s peaceful protests enrage the Kremlin because its only tool is violence | Alexey Kovalev Thousands are calling for opposition candidates to be allowed to run for office, without lifting a finger against the authoritiesOn a typical weekday, Moscow is a modern, rapidly developing metropolis, a far cry from its dark, litter-strewn, dilapidated self 20 years ago. Its formerly abandoned indu...
14:39 2019-08-12

Tool's Maynard James Keenan addresses his "feud" with Justin Bieber, says he's "probably a good kid" When Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan heard that pop star Justin Bieber was a fan, he responded on social media with a curt “#bummer.” It’s easy to read that as shade, which is exactly how Bieber’s wife, Hailey, took it. “You must be unhappy with yourself that you want to make people feel small wh...
23:52 2019-09-06

Brazil central bank says reducing reserve requirements is an active policy tool Brazil's central bank said on Thursday that reducing banks' reserve requirements is an active policy tool aimed at improving market efficiency, but there is no estimate of how much it will yield or how long it will run for....
23:13 2019-06-27

United Airlines' new tool helps making your connecting flight easier United Airlines launched ConnectionSaver at two of the airline's busiest hubs and plans to expand to other airports in the future.       ...
22:26 2019-06-12

Ferrari now has "clarity" with its F1 car development - Vettel Ferrari now has "clarity" regarding the development of its Formula 1 car after some "confusion" with upgraded aerodynamic parts that have not performed as expected...
01:52 2019-07-12

Huawei 'confident' UK will choose it for 5G development Huawei is confident the UK will allow its equipment to form part of the country's 5G infrastructure, its global head of government affairs said on Friday morning....
14:00 2019-07-12

Bahamas has potential for tropical development AccuWeather meteorologists and National Hurricane Center forecasters are monitoring the southwestern Atlantic Ocean for potential gradual tropical development later this week....
23:52 2019-07-21

Apple's iPhone 11 Cases, Apple Watch Series 5 Bands Get India Prices Apple on Tuesday introduced the new iPhone 11 series, iPad (2019), and Apple Watch Series 5. As always, the company is releasing a number of official accessories for these products....
12:00 2019-09-12

Apple unveils new Apple Watches, latest iPads and iPhones with multiple cameras The tech giant announced the new iPhone 11 and iPhone Pro during an event at its headquarters in Cupertino, California.       ...
06:52 2019-09-11

Report: Apple Is Pouring Over $6 Billion Into Apple TV+, Including Nine Figures on The Morning Show Apple’s budget for its forthcoming streaming service—previously reported to be around $1 billion, give or take—has exploded to $6 billion, according to a Monday report in the Financial Times.Read more......
08:13 2019-08-20

Apple Watch Series 5 new features, specs reveal Apple's healthcare ambition The new Apple Watch is what'll be remembered from Apple's iPhone event and the company is laying out the pieces that'll court corporate wellness programs....
23:00 2019-09-10

An ex-Apple engineer created brilliant new iPhone software that would make Apple jealous — take a look YouTube/Bob Burrough Former Apple engineer Bob Burrough spent seven years working under Steve Jobs and Tim Cook. Burrough uploaded a video to his YouTube channel in January, in which he introduced a new kind of iPhone interface that responds to your environment. Apple — or any other phone man...
14:26 2019-07-22

If Apple Watch adopts Apple Card’s poor titanium coating, look out Apple's track record with titanium hasn't been great, thanks primarily to paint and coating issues. Will the next Apple Watch suffer from similar problems?Read More...
01:13 2019-08-24

Patent received by Apple could lead to a cool new feature for the Apple Watch The Apple Watch can do many things. It can monitor your physical activities, track your heart rate and even make sure that your heart is beating normally. But one thing it can not do is take pictures; after all, the device does not have a camera. But Apple Watch users might soon be able to take phot...
18:39 2019-06-27

Apple counters Goldman call on 'negative impact' of Apple TV+ trial Apple Inc on Friday disputed a Goldman Sachs research note which stated that the company's plans to account for the trial of its new streaming service Apple TV+ will have a "material negative impact" on its results....
23:13 2019-09-13

A new leak suggests the next Apple Watch will be the first to come in titanium, just like the Apple Card (AAPL) Hollis Johnson Apple may release a new version of the Apple Watch that comes in ceramic and titanium casing options, according to iHelp BR. Apple previously sold a premium ceramic version of the Apple Watch, but that model has been discontinued. It would be the first time the company has released a...
21:13 2019-08-19

An Apple leaker might’ve just revealed an exciting new Apple Watch Series 5 feature With September just around the corner, iPhone leaks are likely to pick up, stealing the spotlight from all of the other regularly scheduled leaks. Just this morning we shared what might be the first-ever hands-on video of the iPhone 11 Pro. But new iPhone models won’t be the only devices unvei...
03:39 2019-08-28

Apple CEO Cook doesn't expect China to seek revenge against Apple In the immediate aftermath of Huawei's placement on the U.S. Entity List, there were questions about whether China would retaliate against U.S. companies; after all, being out on the list means that Huawei cannot source parts, components, and software from U.S. firms (although it was given a limited...
08:52 2019-06-06

Apple adds Macs, Watches, and Apple TVs to $1 million bug bounty program Apple has paid researchers to protect iPhones and iPads from mass security exploits for three years, and now it's ready to pay for Mac, Watch, and TV bugs.Read More...
03:13 2019-08-09

Apple event live stream: Watch Apple unveil the iPhone 11 right here at 1PM ET Apple will host its annual special event at the Steve Jobs Theater on Tuesday, September 10th at 10 AM PDT / 1 PM EDT to unveil the next generation iPhone. As has been the case over the last few years, there aren’t many surprises left for the event, as leaks and rumors have once again thorough...
18:52 2019-09-10

If your Apple Watch display is cracking, Apple might replace the screen for free Apple says it has identified a problem that "under very rare circumstances" can lead to cracking around the edge of the screen on aluminum Series 2 and Series 3 versions of the Apple Watch – and if you're affected, you can have a free replacement."Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Pro...
01:00 2019-09-01

Save 50% On Apple's Official Apple Watch Bands, In the Colors of Your Choice Low key the best part aspect of the Apple Watch is how easy it is to swap out bands at will. It takes about five seconds, so you can pop a new one on to match your outfit or your activity of choice....
16:39 2019-07-11

Apple, Goldman Sachs Start Issuing Apple Cards to Consumers Apple rolled out its virtual credit card on Tuesday, working with bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc on the new iPhone add-on that may help Apple diversify from device sales....
13:39 2019-08-06

Apple Arcade Price in India, Launch Date Revealed at Apple's iPhone Event Apple Arcade now has an India price and (official) release date - the iPhone maker's subscription-based video gaming service will cost Rs. X / $4.99 per month after a one-month free trial and will......
07:39 2019-09-11

Apple Watch first-year sales were a failure: 10 million units sold, while Apple had planned for 40 mil Jony Ive, the famed Apple designer behind iconic products like the iPod, iPhone and iPad, is leaving the company and his departure seems to have opened a can of worms, stirring suspicion that Apple's design team is left dispirited and the company is run by operations specialists rather than innovato...
09:52 2019-07-01

Apple is now testing its Apple Arcade gaming service internally ahead of the iPhone 11 launch Apple announced its gaming-focused subscription service Apple Arcade back in March, revealing some of the details about the kind of gaming experience it wants to offer its customers. At the time, however, Apple hasn’t told the audience how much the service will cost and when it’ll launch...
21:39 2019-08-19

Apple preps iPad Apple Card app for August launch, ends Barclays rewards Apple has heavily promoted its upcoming credit card's iPhone integration, but code in iOS 12.4 and new terms and conditions suggest iPad support, as well.Read More...
20:26 2019-08-02

Apple just took a direct shot at Google and Facebook with a new service called 'Sign in with Apple' (AAPL) Apple Apple introduced a new sign-in service called "Sign in with Apple" at its WWDC keynote on Monday. The new service is a direct shot at Google and Facebook, which offer similar services but sell your personal information to advertisers and third parties in order to make money. Visit Business In...
00:01 2019-06-04

BlackBerry To Offer Cybersecurity For Future Jaguar Land Rover Models Jaguar Land Rover and technology firm BlackBerry today announced the expansion of the companies' corporate partnership to develop next-generation intelligent vehicles for the carmaker....
21:52 2019-09-05

New Volvo SUVs: models larger than XC90 and smaller than XC40 considered News 18 Jul, 2019 The Volvo SUV range could be set to grow with a flagship car sitting above the XC90 and an entry-level sub-XC40 one on the radar...
23:13 2019-07-18

Models flaunt curves in nothing but duct tape in sexy swimwear trend MIAMI Swim Week provided the opportunity for the Black Tape Project to debut its new designs. In a kinky catwalk show, models rocked the duct tape looks....
22:13 2019-07-16

2020 iPhone Models May Sport 120Hz Displays, Tipster Claims Apple may add quick and ultra-smooth displays to its 2020 lineup of iPhone handsets, for which the company is said to currently be in discussion with Samsung and LG....
16:26 2019-07-22

Jean-Luc Brunel: three former models say they were sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein friend Special investigation: As attention turns to associates of the deceased billionaire sex offender, the French model scout is back in the headlinesOn a hot Friday evening in France last month, Jean-Luc Brunel was revelling in his natural habitat: a lavish party packed with the rich and beautiful. Rela...
14:52 2019-08-18

Florida swingers club ordered to pay models nearly $892G for swiping photos A Miami swingers club has been ordered to pay nearly $1 million to a group of models after the sex joint used photos of them in advertisements without their permission, a report said Monday....
13:52 2019-09-17

Hyundai Motor lays out U.S. recovery plan, places hope on new SUV models South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co laid out its U.S. sales turnaround plan on Monday with an expanded line-up of sport-utility vehicles (SUV), after posting its biggest quarterly profit jump in seven years....
12:52 2019-07-22

MAX's Return to Flight Delayed by FAA's Reevaluation of Safety Procedures for Older 737 Models A review of Boeing’s 737 MAX jets has expanded to include emergency procedures used by pilots on earlier 737 models, further delaying the MAX’s return to service....
00:26 2019-05-25

Perfect Just As You Are: Massachusetts Bill Would Reward Companies for Not Altering Models’ Appearance in Their Ads One lawmaker in Massachusetts is set on making money moves in favor of “body confidence” by sponsoring legislation that would provide financial incentives to companies that did not alter the look of models in their ads....
15:00 2019-06-05

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 tipped for August in 3 models, but no ECG until 2020 The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active is one of our favorite fitness-focused smartwatches and the next version, the Galaxy Watch Active 2, is on its way soon with ECG tech and three different models to choose from.According to an exclusive report from Wareable, the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 is likely ...
13:52 2019-07-16

'I love staring at one spot for six hours!' Life models on the secrets of disrobing What sort of person would stand naked and still for hours, often in agony? Nude models talk about how tough yet life-changing the work can be, even when posing for hen partiesThe first time Dominic Blake took his clothes off in front of an art class was, as you might imagine, a daunting experience. ...
14:13 2019-08-14

FAA Bans Some Recalled MacBook Pro Models From Flying, Citing Fire Risk The Federal Aviation Administration has “banned select MacBook Pro” units from flying in the air after Apple issued a warning that some contained batteries that pose a fire risk, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Read more......
06:13 2019-08-14

Models Call for Victoria's Secret to Fight Against Sexual Harassment in New Petition Victoria's Secret made headlines on Tuesday after more than 100 models signed a petition urging the company to protect its talent from sexual harassment and abuse. In an open letter......
00:39 2019-08-07

Electric cars are coming: new models unveiled at Frankfurt Motor Show The Frankfurt Motor Show offers a first look at the some significant new electric cars: An 8-seat Mercedes, the affordable ID.3 from Volkswagen, and a car that drove all the way to show from China....
02:26 2019-09-13

2019 Subaru Outback and Legacy Models Recalled Over Faulty Welds Another day, another recall. This time, it affects the 2019 Subaru Outback and 2019 Subaru Legacy. And it sounds serious, too, as Subaru is offering to buy back a few thousand cars if they’re found to have the defect....
22:13 2019-07-17

Nude models gather in NYC to protest Facebook and Instagram's female nipple ban An artist commissioned a nude protest in New York City on Sunday which sought to highlight Instagram and Facebook's ban on photos showing female nipples....
06:52 2019-06-03

There are calls for models wearing fake pregnancy bumps in ad campaigns to be banned There are calls for fashion firms to stop using fake bump models, after reality star Arabella Chi was used as ASOS's maternity model despite never having been pregnant....
02:00 2019-06-29

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Leak Tips Size Gap Between Standard, Pro Models Alleged images of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Pro screen protectors tip massive size difference between the two variants of Samsung's next flagship....
18:26 2019-06-18

Google releases EfficientNet-EdgeTPU classification models for Coral boards Google's new AI classification algorithms are optimized to run on the Edge TPU at the heart of the Coral Dev Board and Coral USB Accelerator.Read More...
06:00 2019-08-07

Steve Jobs left Apple to start a new computer company. His $12-million failure saved Apple. Steve Jobs left Apple in 1985 and then used $12 million of his own money to start a new computer company called NeXT. The operating system for NeXT computers was called NeXTSTEP. It was built on top of UNIX, an operating system that dates back to the 1960s. When NeXT failed to take-off, Apple bought...
02:13 2019-08-22

Apple Announces the Price and Date for Its Apple TV+ Streaming Service Apple TV Plus will officially launch November 1 at just $4.99 per month—a noteworthy reveal as Apple seeks to muscle its way into the streaming wars and take on long-standing giants like Netflix.Read more......
03:39 2019-09-11

More evidence that Apple will bring Apple Pencil support to iPhone 11 If it indeed turns out that iPhones in Apple’s next-generation lineup will include support for Apple Pencil, there will almost certainly be tons of replaying of Steve Jobs’ introduction of the iPhone back in 2007 — and rehashes, specifically, of his comments at a particular moment ...
20:52 2019-08-22

| Apple shows off Apple TV+ video service, taking on Netflix The service, called Apple Arcade, will be integrated into the App Store and will include more than 100 games exclusive to the service and Apple’s platform....
14:33 2019-05-21

Apple memo says it will replace some Apple Watch series 3 units with something better If you have an Apple Watch series 3 model that needs to be replaced by Apple, you might be in luck. According to 9to5Mac, the company is apparently running low on the 2017 version of its timepiece; as a result, some Apple customers expecting a brand new series 3 timepiece will receive a new Apple Wa...
17:26 2019-05-21

Three lenses, an always-on display and Apple TV+: All that Apple revealed at their September event From an upgraded streaming service to a new iPhone sporting three camera lenses, Apple announced plenty of new features for their latest lineup of products....
22:39 2019-09-10

Apple has some exciting surprises in store for the Apple Watch Series 5 As is typically the case, Apple’s new trio of iPhone models will likely garner the lion’s share of attention at the company’s upcoming fall media event. That said, it’s not as if Apple’s fall event — which will likely take place on Tuesday, September 10 — wi...
21:39 2019-08-19

Apple releases iOS 12.4 and watchOS 5.3 ahead of Apple Card launch Apple's 2018 operating systems for iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch are likely seeing their final point releases ahead of major updates this fall.Read More...
20:13 2019-07-22

Apple Unveils iPhone 11 Trio, New Apple Watch Series, and More Apple on Tuesday unveiled new cheaper watches and iPhones and refreshed the entry-level iPad. But it also announced the pricing and release dates for new subscription services, including its......
07:39 2019-09-11

Why Apple gave up on its 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition It turns out not many people want to buy a $10,000 plus version of the Apple Watch.According Bloomberg's new profile of Apple's Jeff Williams - one of the major driving forces behind the Apple Watch from 2013 until now - the company only sold a number in the "low tens of thousands" of its ...
10:13 2019-07-24

Apple Said to Target November Launch for Apple TV+, Weigh $9.99 Price Apple plans to roll out the Apple TV+ movie and TV subscription service by November, part of a drive to reach $50 billion in service sales by 2020, Bloomberg reports....
15:26 2019-08-20

Apple has apparently decided to make Apple TV+ the anti-Netflix So many times in tech and even general business journalism, the tendency is to pit a new thing against its closest rival. To measure everything as a kind of tit-for-tat, binary comparison in which one company, product or service wins, and the other doesn’t. Or the strengths of one must be weig...
16:26 2019-07-01

Apple Card, Apple's latest product, is coming next month Apple CEO Tim Cook said on the company's fiscal third-quarter earnings call that the Apple Card, Apple's entry into the credit card business, would launch next month....
23:26 2019-07-31

Apple TV Plus shows: a complete guide to the Apple TV Plus launch lineup Looking for some Apple TV Plus exclusive shows and the Apple TV Plus launch lineup? So is Apple. With the Apple TV streaming service set to launch before the end of 2019, it will need some big-hitting shows to draw people away from established services like Netflix or Hulu.Thankfully, things are sta...
04:00 2019-09-11

Jony Ive, Designer Who Made Apple Look Like Apple, Is Leaving the Company The longtime Apple executive, who played a key role in the iPod and iPhone, is starting his own firm after nearly 30 years at the company. Apple will be a client....
00:13 2019-06-28