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Google linked with SoundCloud takeover


Soundcloud is a cult favorite for internet streaming, but hasn't caught hold like Spotify or Apple Music. The entirety of that community and the service that ties it all together is now supposedly being valued at around $500 Million, with Google said to be the potential buyer. Read More »

Ben Affleck Hedges on Directing Batman Solo Movie


Oscar victor Ben Affleck (" Argo ") directed and stars in the dramatic crime thriller "Live by Night". Fans have been receiving mixed responses from Ben Affleck concerning the filming of DCEU's The Batman. However, Ben Affleck might be delaying the project to craft a script that could compete with Nolan's version. In a recent interview with The Guardian , Affleck was asked about directing the DC superhero project, and answered: 'That's the idea . Read More »

Body found in search for missing Colo. boy


The pond is being treated as a crime scene and may be drained, police said. The family searched for David for an hour before calling Aurora police. The body has yet to be identified as missing 6-year-old David Puckett , but a tracking dog involved in the search for him led the investigation to the iced-over pond. Read More »

Apple to open production unit in Bengaluru

But looking back at this year's Q1 production, Apple also did some adjustments on the production of its iPhones. Given the situation that Apple is in, it appears the Cupertino giant has already planned of adjusting the number of devices it will be making in the first quarter of 2017. Read More »

Coolpad to step up premium smartphone play


In the time we spent with the smartphone, the Cool 1's cameras were able to capture good quality photos. The device was officially launched in India on Wednesday for Rs 13,999, keeping in mind the budget-conscious buyers in India. He is hopeful that 2017 will be a game changer for them since the company is gearing up to occupy 4% market share. We are constantly innovating and bringing products that the consumers want. Read More »

Ford to unveil its next-generation self-driving vehicle


The company also said it was tripling its autonomous fleet, to about 90 cars, in 2017. Also, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles delivered 100 uniquely outfitted Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to Waymo - previously Google's Self-Driving Car Project - so that the tech giant can outfit the minivans with its self-driving technology. Read More »

Uber tries to have it both ways with self-driving cars

A few days later the California state stated it was illegal. After halting the San Francisco tests on Wednesday, Uber said it was seeking a solution to "develop workable statewide rules" in California that would allow it to test the autonomous vehicles in its home state. Read More »

Apple Watch Now Has A Pokemon Go App, Get The Details

Tatsuo Nomura, senior product manager of Pokemon GO at Niantic Inc., speaks during the Tech Crunch Tokyo 2016 in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. However, it is too soon to be happy since users still need their phone when catching a Pokemon. The Pokemon Go Apple watch app's main function is basically for notifications. Read More »

Netflix's Twitter account hacked

The website states that services include social media account protection for $30, while website or corporate network protection comes with a $1,000 to $5,000 price tag. The messages posted to the Netflix Twitter account just say "Don't worry, we are just testing your security, contact us to tell you more about that". Read More »

Monterey Bay killer whales vs shark

An incredible new video in California's Monterey Bay showing killer whales ripping apart a large shark has gone viral, and the footage is remarkable for its rarity in showing the secret lives of offshore killer whales . "I don't think anybody's gotten any drone footage of it", she said, adding that the use of drones to capture aerial video has also been instrumental in research lately. Read More »

Obama Administration Blocks Arctic, Atlantic Drilling

Arctic Ocean from oil and gas leasing secures his historic conservation legacy on behalf of the American people, said Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), who has led the congressional efforts building up to today's announcement. If Trump does issue an order reversing Obama's proclamation, it would be up to environmental groups or others to challenge his actions in court. Obama's action Tuesday was accompanied by Canada's placing a moratorium on new leasing in its Arctic waters as well. Read More »

Atlas V launches Echostar satellite


Built by Space Systems Loral , EchoStar 19 will provide high-speed internet service to customers of HughesNet across North America. "This satellite has a lot of capability - a lot of transponders to be able to provide internet service to a very broad global market", said Tony Taliancich, director of launch operations at Cape Canaveral for the United Launch Alliance (ULA). Read More »

Likely to miss three-to-six weeks

The Clippers would be "very cautious" with Griffin's recovery process because they want him healthy and available for the second half of the season, the executive said. Redick and DeAndre Jordan the likely candidates to significantly increase their production. Griffin, a five-time NBA All-Star, is averaging 21.2 points, 8.8 rebounds in 26 games this season for the Clippers who are fourth in the Western Conference with a 20-8 record. Read More »

A cold but bright Friday... then weekend snow/rain


The cold surface high is sliding east, not northeast, which will allow for surface winds to switch and strengthen from the south as the storm approaches Saturday morning. Sunday, the surface low slides to our north, dragging a cold front across the state. Monday will be mostly sunny, breezy and cold. We're back in the ice box thereafter, with high temperatures in the low 30s Monday and Tuesday statewide, before moderating mid-week. Read More »

Vine's mobile apps will be rebranded 'Vine Camera'


This also seems like a pretty clear sign that Twitter is not going to sell Vine . Back in October, when Twitter announced the dissolution of Vine, the internet community spent the day in mourning . Unfortunately, Vine failed to convince other companies to close a deal. Vine is also reminding users that their videos that were uploaded to the social network can be downloaded and saved through the app or the website, so if you want to keep all your uploads for nostalgic purposes, you will ... Read More »

Obama Administration Protects Access to Health Care for Millions of People

A congressional pro-life leader - Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn. - said the Obama administration "will not have the last word". For the moment, however, the head of Planned Parenthood expressed satisfaction with the outcome. He then stressed Congress' and Trump's eagerness to sign the bill that will essentially drive a nail through the abortion giant and Obama's signature so-called "Affordable Care Act". Read More »

Ratan Tata likely to resign as Tata Trusts chairman

To be sure, it's the second case filed, the first one being a class action by a few shareholders against Tata Sons . Mr Wadia had filed a Rs 3,000 crore defamation suit against Mr Ratan Tata , Tata Sons and its directors as Tata Sons has sought his removal from the boards of all Tata companies where he is director. Read More »

The Pirate Bay, Torrentz, TorrentHound, IsoHunt, and SolarMovie banned in Australia

The most notorious of the sites to be blocked is The Pirate Bay; founded in Sweden, the site is probably the most infamous source for pirated content in the world, never mind Australia. The main respondents were internet service providers Telstra, Optus, TPG (which also owns iiNet) and M2 Group (owner of iPrimus and Dodo), but the list in total included more than 50 companies. Read More »

'DuckTales' lands David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck


Tennant most recently appeared in Netflix's "Jessica Jones" as Kilgrave, but also played the Tenth Doctor in "Doctor Who" and Barty Crouch, the film " Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ". David Tennant, Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz , Bobby Moynihan, Beck Bennett, Toks Olagundoye and Kate Micucci were assembled for a video reveal with the stars of the new series singing the fan-favorite " DuckTales " theme song. Read More »

Dylann Roof a coward full of hate, ignorance


Roof said in a taped confession that he carried out the attack at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17 2015 in retaliation for alleged crimes committed by black people against whites. "He must be held accountable for each and every action he took inside that church", Assistant U.S. Attorney Nathan Williams said. The prosecutor's 50-minute closing argument filled the court with tension. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe officially revealed

This marks the thirteenth and final launch from Mercedes-Benz for this year. Freshly unveiled from Stuttgart is the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe. The unique system works with compatible mobile phones and not just charges them wirelessly, but also lets your smartphone connect to the vehicle's external aerial by means of capacitive aerial coupling. Read More »

Twitter Adds Live Video To App Options

Twitter has announced that it is integrating live streaming directly into its core app on Android and iOS, negating the need to download Periscope separately, something it has been encouraging since it acquired the company almost two years ago. Read More »

Wintry mix causes messy Monday commute in NY area


Scattered light snow showers and flurries are possible Monday evening as an Arctic Cold Front drops into Wisconsin early Tuesday morning. Morris, Sussex, western Passaic and Warren counties are now expected to see 2 to 4 inches of snow. Read More »