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Astro's stolen base means free Taco Bell tacos all around Astro's stolen base means free Taco Bell tacos all around
- October 27, 2017

Maybin stole a base during Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night. Yes, Maybin's leadoff single in the top of the 11th sparked the Astros' two-run inning that helped Houston to a 7-6 victory that tied the series at 1. The most recent steal was when Francisco Lindor of the Cleveland Indians took second base in Game 1 of the World Series past year. He was so excited, in fact, that he gave himself an unwieldy nickname: Steal a Base, Steal a Taco Guy. (more...)
Amazon's home invasion continues with Amazon Key Amazon's home invasion continues with Amazon Key
- October 26, 2017

Now, a lot of people are reacting to Amazon Key with an unqualified "nope!" "This is a core part of the Amazon shopping experience from this point forward". After leaving the delivery inside, the driver locks your door with a swipe of an app. In-home delivery is backed by Amazon's Happiness Guarantee. When Amazon grants permission, the camera set up inside the home starts recording and the door unlocks. (more...)
House panel to publicly release Russia Facebook ads House panel to publicly release Russia Facebook ads
- October 13, 2017

In addition, Robert Mueller, a former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation , is conducting a criminal probe, including whether President Trump's campaign colluded with Russian operatives during the election season. In addition to Facebook, Alphabet's GOOGL.O Google and Twitter TWTR.N have recently detected that suspected Russian operatives used their platforms a year ago to purchase ads and post content that was politically divisive. (more...)
The Steelers Offense Continues to Struggle against the Jaguars The Steelers Offense Continues to Struggle against the Jaguars
- October 10, 2017

Roethlisberger finished with a passer rating of 37.8, his worst at Heinz Field since a 30.7 rating against Cincinnati early in the 2006 season. The former LSU star was electric against the Steelers Sunday, helping to alleviate the pressure on Blake Bortles , along with a defense that intercepted Ben Roethlisberger five different times . (more...)
Playtex recalls children's plate and bowls products for choking hazard Playtex recalls children's plate and bowls products for choking hazard
- October 05, 2017

They have printed designs including superheros, princesses, cartoon characters, princesses, cars, and more. In addition, 1.9 million were sold in Canada. They have also received 11 reports of that clear plastic ending up in the mouths of kids, as well as 4 reported choking cases. If you use Playtex dishes to feed your child, there's a recall you'll want to know about. (more...)
Apple Watch Series 3 is plagued by battery issues and LTE problems
- September 21, 2017

It's worth noting that some separate reviews of the Apple Watch Series 3 haven't mentioned such connectivity issues. An Apple spokeswoman confirmed the problem with TechCrunch, stating, "We have discovered that when Apple Watch Series 3 joins unauthenticated Wi-Fi networks without connectivity, it may at times prevent the watch from using cellular". (more...)
'Tez' designed to make e-payments simple, secure: Google 'Tez' designed to make e-payments simple, secure: Google
- September 19, 2017

Google has just recently launched a special mobile application, called as " Tez ", for the goal of allowing its widely growing numbers of customers in India, to make payments and other transactions easily. Google's Tez is based on UPI platform, which stands for United Payments Interface and has been made by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). (more...)
Lawsuit accuses Google of discriminating against women in pay, promotions Lawsuit accuses Google of discriminating against women in pay, promotions
- September 16, 2017

The women claim they were paid less than men, frequently assigned to lower paying jobs, and promoted less often than men in similar jobs. After the government chose to sue Google over claims of the company discriminating in pay against its female employees, another group of former employees have made a decision to sue Google for equal pay discrimination. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy C8 with dual cameras, fingerprint scanner leaked in promotional material Samsung Galaxy C8 with dual cameras, fingerprint scanner leaked in promotional material
- September 04, 2017

Talking about the highlight of the device, the dual cameras that the phone comes with are quite impressive. There's LED flash support as well, and the 13-megapixel sensor has a f/1.7 aperture, and the 5-megapixel sensor has a f/1.9 aperture. (more...)
Apple edges closer to enterprise with Accenture iOS partnership
- August 30, 2017

In recent years, Apple has teamed up with a number of technology partners to extend its reach into the enterprise market. Accenture and Apple will also work on a new set of iOS tools and services, which will take advantage of the latest Apple technologies and tap into Accenture's leading digital and analytics capabilities. (more...)
Viral Viral "Honesty App" Sarahah Discovered Stealing User Data
- August 29, 2017

However, it now appears that the app is collecting more just than feedback messages. Sarahah's popularity skyrocketed in the US, UK and other western as well as Asian countries earlier this year, after Arab expats in Canada began using the app, Mashable reported. (more...)
Latest & New Mobile Phones List — Xiaomi Mobile Phones Latest & New Mobile Phones List — Xiaomi Mobile Phones
- August 29, 2017

Xiaomi is all set to launch its next mid-range offering, the Mi 5X smartphone in India on September 5th. It comes with a storage option of 64GB which can be further expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. First released in China around a month ago, the Mi 5X shares its hardware with the Redmi Note 4 , camera specifications with the Mi 6 and looks like the Mi Max 2 . (more...)
Facebook, Instagram 'crash' for thousands of internet users Facebook, Instagram 'crash' for thousands of internet users
- August 27, 2017

Facebook was inoperative for many users, with thousands reporting they couldn't access the social media site on Saturday. While the issue was evident that Facebook underwent a critical, they showed a required maintenance notice to many. (more...)
Check Out September's Xbox Live Games With Gold Lineup Check Out September's Xbox Live Games With Gold Lineup
- August 25, 2017

Forza Motorsport 5 headlines the games on Xbox One and is available to download for free with a Gold membership starting on September 1 and lasting through the entire month. Besides the free games, a subscription gets you multiplayer capabilities and some exclusive discounts in Xbox stores. Don't forget, as usual the titles free for the Xbox 360 are also backwards compatible with the Xbox One. (more...)
SNES Classic Trailer Taunts Those Who Slept Through Pre-Orders SNES Classic Trailer Taunts Those Who Slept Through Pre-Orders
- August 23, 2017

The rollout for Nintendo's SNES Classic, the next installment in their retro system series, has been very suspect and it looks like they haven't learned their lesson from when they dropped NES Classic. Your second option is a little needier. Best Buy dropped their pre-order link at about 1 a.m. EST and Amazon followed suit around 4 a.m., and like its predecessor, it sold out immediately. (more...)
'Pokemon GO': Legengary returning until August 31, Mewtwo coming soon via raids 'Pokemon GO': Legengary returning until August 31, Mewtwo coming soon via raids
- August 18, 2017

Don't worry, Niantic has got your back. Mewtwo is the first of the Exclusive Raid Bosses, as more bosses will be added in the coming weeks. And why are the Legendary Birds still in the game - not like we previously discussed!? But how does one get invited to such Raid? These will "periodically appear" at Gyms and play out like the Raids that are already available, except you'll now need an invitation in order to take part. (more...)
700000 pesticide-contaminated eggs imported into United Kingdom - authorities 700000 pesticide-contaminated eggs imported into United Kingdom - authorities
- August 12, 2017

Fipronil is commonly used to get rid of fleas, lice and ticks from animals but is banned by the European Union from use in the food industry. A joint Dutch-Belgian task force conducted raids at eight poultry farms in the Netherlands , according to the Dutch prosecution service. (more...)
LG V30 leaked schematics confirm the final design LG V30 leaked schematics confirm the final design
- August 02, 2017

LG's second flagship device of the year, the phone has been spotted in numerous leaks in the past. It is a well-known fact that LG is working on the latest V30 smartphone, which it might unveil on August 31 during IFA 2017 . The secondary screen will be replaced with a LG V30 floating bar . The display screen is set to feature a massive 6-inch edge-to-edge panel with a QHD resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio and for the cameras, you get a dual-lens setup on the back. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 passes through the FCC, launch imminent? Samsung Galaxy Note 8 passes through the FCC, launch imminent?
- July 31, 2017

While Samsung is busy with its Samsung Galaxy S8 phones selling nicely and its upcoming reveal of the Galaxy Note 8, they are also getting ready to reveal another great phone, namely, the Galaxy A7 2018 edition which is all set to launch next year with A7 2018 edition. (more...)
Mayawati: Top India Dalit leader quits parliament Mayawati: Top India Dalit leader quits parliament
- July 19, 2017

BSP ended up with 19 MLAs depriving Mayawati required numbers to get herself nominated to RajyaSabha on her own strength. "I have dedicated my life for the uplift of the poor, Dalits , tribes, backwards, Muslims, and other minorities groups". (more...)
Geese Howard From Fatal Fury Joins Tekken 7 Geese Howard From Fatal Fury Joins Tekken 7
- July 18, 2017

In addition to Geese, a new stage, Geese Tower, was also revealed for the game, and is likely to be packaged in with his character upon release, which is likely to be sometime later this year. The fighters from Bandai Namco's Tekken 7 will soon be able to do battle with another crossover character, as the publisher announced that Geese Howard will be added to the game this Winter. (more...)
We know a lot more details about Kingdom Hearts III We know a lot more details about Kingdom Hearts III
- July 17, 2017

Showcased through the above trailer, it shows Sora , Donald Duck and Goofy arriving in Andy's Bedroom ( With their forms taking that of toys ). The Gummi Ship minigame is also confirmed to return, with some tweaks and changes to make it unique to Kingdom Hearts 3 . (more...)
CBO: Trump budget would not balance CBO: Trump budget would not balance
- July 14, 2017

The cumulative federal deficit would be one-third smaller than CBO baseline projections that show deficits rising to 5 percent of GDP by 2027, the CBO said. The analysis came as the administration and Republicans controlling the House are struggling to unite Republicans behind an alternative congressional budget plan that's a prerequisite for a hoped-for tax reform effort this fall. (more...)
Destiny 2 gets limited edition Glacier White PS4 Pro bundle Destiny 2 gets limited edition Glacier White PS4 Pro bundle
- July 11, 2017

Sony has made this announcement merely a week before the beta for Destiny 2 is due to start. Blech. If you were in the market for a PS4 Pro anyway , this SKU is still worth pursuing, but the gains to be had with the game advertised on the front of the box are minimal. (more...)
Nintendo Switch App Launches July 21 Nintendo Switch App Launches July 21
- July 08, 2017

Splatoon 2 releases on July 21st for Nintendo Switch . Today, Nintendo held their latest Nintendo Direct presentation, focused entirely on Splatoon 2 . Here are the Wii U games that must come to Nintendo Switch. Nintendo has been rather reticent in allowing online services due to security concerns regarding youthful players. (more...)
Goodwin Fire map: Track size of wildfire burning near Prescott Goodwin Fire map: Track size of wildfire burning near Prescott
- June 30, 2017

The cause of the fire, which started on Saturday 14 miles south of Prescott, was still under investigation. Low humidity, temperatures hovering around 90 Fahrenheit and 35 miles per hour (55 kph) wind gusts are in the forecast through the weekend and may "contribute to extreme fire behavior", the National Weather Service said in an advisory. (more...)
Kevin Harvick showcases usual form, returns to Victory Lane — NASCAR Sonoma recap Kevin Harvick showcases usual form, returns to Victory Lane — NASCAR Sonoma recap
- June 30, 2017

Trevor Bayne (6 ) is 18th, but 90 points out of the last qualifying position. Johnson stealthily made his way through the field from mid-pack in stage two, and when a debris caution came out on lap 39, crew chief Chad Knaus made the call to leave his driver out when the leaders pitted, and the #48 Hendrick Motorsports driver was never headed for the remainder of the second stage after restarting in the lead. (more...)
SNES Classic Edition Controllers will be Five Feet Long SNES Classic Edition Controllers will be Five Feet Long
- June 30, 2017

The new one is bit smaller than the NES Classic , with a total of 21 games compared to the original's 30. It comes with an HDMI cable, USB charging cable and AC adapters, and two wired controllers. These games include a variety of classics such as Earthbound , Super Metroid , Super Mario World , The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past , Super Mario RPG , Secret of Mana , and Final Fantasy III . (more...)
Newcomer Genesis gets top JD Power quality honors Newcomer Genesis gets top JD Power quality honors
- June 22, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Kia has claimed the top spot in a survey of new vehicle quality for the second straight year. The survey ranks auto brands by the reported number of flaws per 100 owners in the first 90 days of buying a new vehicle. "As Ford accelerates the pace of innovation, we believe this best-ever quality ranking demonstrates our new technologies are reliable and easy to use", said Bennie Fowler, group vice president, Quality. (more...)
Here Are Some Of The New Features In iOS 11
- June 11, 2017

Apple has revealed that its latest mobile operating system will include a "do not disturb" feature to stop phone use at the wheel. Apple executive Craig Federighi made the announcement Monday at the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California. (more...)
Apple WWDC 2017 Conference Revealed New iMac Models With Intel Kaby Lake Apple WWDC 2017 Conference Revealed New iMac Models With Intel Kaby Lake
- June 07, 2017

The iMac Pro with two additional 5K displays. John Ternus begins his presentation by talking about the display. The company said the screen is also 43 percent brighter than its previous models. The 10.5-inch iPad Pro rocks a native resolution of 2224x1668 (264 PPI) with 20% more screen real estate over the 9.7-inch model, and 40% smaller bezels. (more...)
Job creation slumps in May; unemployment rate at 4.3 percent
- June 03, 2017

Still, investors continue to give both the economy and President Donald Trump's administration the benefit of the doubt, said Michael Arone, chief investment strategist at State Street Global Advisors in Boston. ET after drifting little changed ahead of the report. Against the yen, the USA dollar fell to two week lows and last changed hands at 110.44 yen, down 0.8 per cent. (more...)
Apple's Siri-powered smart speaker will reportedly debut next month
- June 01, 2017

It's unclear if the Siri speaker will indeed make its debut at WWDC, potentially significantly ahead of its actual launch, though in some ways the developer audience there does make sense. This year's developers conference will be the first since 2013 to introduce new hardware. Additionally, a new Bloomberg report sheds some more light on how Apple may carve out space for itself in a market now dominated by Google and Amazon . (more...)
Ariana Grande Has Released an Official Statement on Manchester Arena Bombing Ariana Grande Has Released an Official Statement on Manchester Arena Bombing
- May 30, 2017

Officials are particularly angry that photos detailing evidence about the bomb were published in the New York Times . The United States has apparently annoyed two of its closest allies, the UK and Israel, by its recent inability to keep secrets concerning security intelligence. (more...)
Mosul civilians in 'grave danger' as ISIS resists Iraqi forces
- May 29, 2017

Speaking at a news conference in London, Dillon explained that the remaining ISIS militants control less than 10 square kilometers of the city, adding that cleansing this area is hard to control and constitutes a great challenge. When the operation to retake Mosul was launched last October, the United Nations estimated more than a million civilians were still living in the city. (more...)