Concerns about DeVos' record as confirmation hearing set to begin

In a 2013 interview with Philanthropy Roundtable , DeVos said when it comes to education reform strategies, she is most focused on educational choice. Joraanstad said there is no real mechanism for overseeing where parents actually spend the money t... More..

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Bids taken on Donald Trump's earliest home
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Bids taken on Donald Trump's earliest home

The listing was taken down due to lack of interest, according to the New York Post , and the previous owners, Isaac Kestenberg and his estranged wife, Claudia, planned to auction it off in October 2016. Now, P...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

SpaceX Launches, Lands Rocket for First Time Since September Blast

Grid fins help orient the Falcon 9's first stage as it prepares to land on the " Just Read the Instructions " drone ship, holding position in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California. SpaceX said it will...More..

by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Obama Surprises Biden With Presidential Medal of Freedom

In fact, especially when we disagree. It's just one redditor's thoughts on how brilliant it would be if Obama resigned early and let Joe Biden be President for a week before Trump takes office. Biden, who h...More..

HTC launches U flagship with AI, two screens, but missing headphone jack
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

HTC launches U flagship with AI, two screens, but missing headphone jack

The 5.7-inch U Ultra and 5.2-inch U Play feature a brand new curved glass design , with a particular focus on machine learning to provide smart features based on user habits. The phone is backed by a 3,000 mAh...More..

Nissan Leaf Still Not Getting Any Closer, New Details Reveal
by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Nissan Leaf Still Not Getting Any Closer, New Details Reveal

At the CES 2017, Nissan's CEO Carl Ghosn shared that while technology has its positives, it can not effectively counter every situation. An actual human (called a mobility manager) in that center will look at...More..

by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Nvidia'sGeForce Now game streaming service is coming to PC/Mac

That's what the system Nvidia and Audi are working on plans to do. Today Audi and tech supplier Nvidia launched the first phase of a almost decade-long partnership using artificial intelligence to deliv...More..

Prakash Parv - Nation celebrates the 350th anniversary of Guru Govind Singh
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Prakash Parv - Nation celebrates the 350th anniversary of Guru Govind Singh

He contributed much to the Sikhism religion and way of life; most notable was his formalization of the faith where the 1st Sikh guru Nanak Dev had founded nearly 3 centuries ago. This time, it is even grander t...More..

HTC introduces Vive tracker and deluxe audio strap at CES 2017
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

HTC introduces Vive tracker and deluxe audio strap at CES 2017

HTC showcased a number of examples at CES to demonstrate the Vive Tracker's potential. Meanwhile, the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap is meant to improve the quality of 360-degree audio consumption by making it more ...More..

Google Reportedly Interested in Buying SoundCloud
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Google Reportedly Interested in Buying SoundCloud

Google has offered to buy the company for a cool $500 million, Music Business Worldwide reported. A bit of a step down from Spotify's failed $1 billion acquisition. If you're interested in reading furthe...More..

Amber Alert Issued for 6-Year-Old Out of Colorado
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Amber Alert Issued for 6-Year-Old Out of Colorado

He further said David attends Dartmouth Elementary school in Aurora and has voluntarily left his home at least twice before, subsequently being located safe and unharmed each time. The FBI have also bee...More..

SpaceX Plans to Return to Flight Next Week
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

SpaceX Plans to Return to Flight Next Week

Today's update adds lots more detail to that diagnosis, and explains what SpaceX is doing to address the issue. During a June 2015 launch to deliver supplies to the space station, a strut holding a second-s...More..

Plans for stronger Turkish presidency pass first hurdle
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Plans for stronger Turkish presidency pass first hurdle

The proposed law gives executive powers to the president and vice presidents while abolishing the position of prime minister. In spite of this, if the proposal receives between 330 and 366 votes, the proposed...More..

Police think Amazon Echo may hold clues to Arkansas murder
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Police think Amazon Echo may hold clues to Arkansas murder

Although the Echo is known for having "always-on" microphones to enable its voice-controlled features, the vast majority of the recordings it makes are not saved for longer than the few seconds it takes to dete...More..

Coolpad Cool 1 hands-on and first impressions
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Coolpad Cool 1 hands-on and first impressions

There is also a front came which is 8 MP with an inbuilt beautification mode and 80 wide angle lens for a better selfie experience. Coolpad India CEO, Syed Tajuddin pointed out that with their dual camera s...More..

Ford to Debut Near Production-Ready Driverless Car
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Ford to Debut Near Production-Ready Driverless Car

It's been three years since Ford (NYSE:F) launched its fleet of 10 first-generation Fusion Hybrid autonomous research vehicles, which have seen advancements like driving on snow-covered roads and operating in t...More..

Carrie Fisher has heart attack on plane
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Carrie Fisher has heart attack on plane

TMZ reports that the emergency occurred about 15 minutes before landing, and an EMT on the plane administered CPR before landing. Airport police told dpa that paramedics had worked to resuscitate a passe...More..

by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Uber's self-driving cars sent to Arizona after California ban

So Uber has been forced to suspend its pilot program until it applies for the test vehicle permits. Tait said Alphabet's new self-driving auto company and GM are also testing vehicles in Arizona . Since the pi...More..

There's a New Coral Reef Fish Named After President Barack Obama
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

There's a New Coral Reef Fish Named After President Barack Obama

Richard Pyle, the lead author of the study and also a scientist at Bishop Museum, has argued that they have made a decision to name this Hawaiian fish after Obama to prove their gratitude for his efforts to pre...More..

Price Target Summary: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP)
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Price Target Summary: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP)

The Average Volume Traded by the company in the last trading session is at 3.54 Million. ConocoPhillips (COP ) recently recorded -0.14 percent change and now at $51.48 is 68.72 percent away from its 52-week ...More..

Uber Ends San Francisco Self-Driving Pilot
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Uber Ends San Francisco Self-Driving Pilot

An Uber driverless vehicle is displayed in a garage in San Francisco. Uber Technologies Inc.is pulling its self-driving cars from San Francisco's streets after the state of California revoked registration...More..

Fred's Rides to the Rescue for Walgreens
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Fred's Rides to the Rescue for Walgreens

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Netflix, Marvel Twitter Accounts Hacked by White Hat Security Group

The hacked " Avengers " Twitter account at 12:09 EST, December 21. For the moment, it's better not to click on any links that the official Netflix account might post on Twitter, as the company is still trying...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Obama To Ban Offshore Drilling In Arctic Ocean

In a joint statement with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (who will similarly bar future oil and gas licensing in the Canadian Arctic), the White House announced the ban on will cover "the vast majorit...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX)

There are now 1,121,380,000 shares in issue with a current share value of 58.77 giving The Dow Chemical Company a market capitalisation of 65.91B United States dollars. The liquidity measure in recent quarter...More..

Watch ULA launch its final Atlas V rocket of 2016
by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Watch ULA launch its final Atlas V rocket of 2016

EchoStar 19, also called Jupiter 2 by Hughes, is now the "highest capacity broadband satelltie in orbit". The satellite is created to help the HughesNet Gen5 system deliver more data and other features to con...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Surgery to shelve Clippers F Griffin 3-6 weeks

Another season, another Blake Griffin injury. Griffin will undergo the procedure, considered a "clean up", early this week, league sources said. Griffin missed a game against the Pelicans last weekend due t...More..

Twitter decides keep Vine as a camera app
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Twitter decides keep Vine as a camera app

For now, Vine lives as users can download videos they've made from the app's website. Meanwhile, there's news for those wondering how they'll be able to take their Vine audience with them. In addition to this, ...More..

by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

The Pirate Bay must be blocked in Australia, court rules

The court ruling is the first site-blocking case. The Australian federal court has ordered internet service providers (ISPs) to block some of the world's leading torrent downloading sites in the latest fight ...More..

From 'oops' to DOE chief; Rick Perry is pick for Energy
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

From 'oops' to DOE chief; Rick Perry is pick for Energy

He later endorsed the Republican nominee and said he'd be willing to work in a Trump administration. Trump said in a statement he was swayed by the Texas governor's tenure in office during which Perry "cr...More..

Tata Trusts say Ratan not to step down from chairmanship
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Tata Trusts say Ratan not to step down from chairmanship

The Bombay High Court on Friday denied interim relief to minority shareholders of three Tata Group companies, thereby allowing the EGMs of the Tata companies to proceed without any intervention and as planned...More..

DuckTales announces full cast of comedy veterans, Doctor Who star
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

DuckTales announces full cast of comedy veterans, Doctor Who star

SNL's Beck Bennett will voice Launchpad McQuack, Scrooge's personal pilot; Toks Olagundoye will play Mrs. Beakley, his housekeeper; and Kate Micucci will play precocious Webby Vanderquack. Now set for a sum...More..

Verizon: Never Mind, We're Bricking Everyone's Galaxy Note 7 Too
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Verizon: Never Mind, We're Bricking Everyone's Galaxy Note 7 Too

This is the same software update Samsung announced it'd push a few days ago . Samsung's recall page said that the objective of the update would be to "prevent U.S. A lot has been talked about regarding the upc...More..

by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Twitter Adds Live Video To App Options

Just like Periscope , viewers can "like" what they are watching can tap the screen to send hearts. To share live video, Twitter users will start a tweet, tap the photo icon, then tap the live video icon. The...More..

Crashes in northern New England amid snow, rain
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Crashes in northern New England amid snow, rain

A swath of heavy snow is forecast to fall from southern Wisconsin and northern IL eastward to upstate NY, the service said, adding that numerous Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effe...More..

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Surge in methane threatens climate, scientists say

The scientists say the reason for the spike is unclear, but they think it may be the effect of emissions from agricultural sources and mainly around the tropics-possibly from farm sites like rice paddies and ...More..

Smallpox may have emerged in more recent times
by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Smallpox may have emerged in more recent times

As such, the Lithuanian partially mummified remains contained the needed virus DNA samples. Smallpox virus DNA has been extracted from this mummy found in a church crypt in Lithuania. "Are these indeed real c...More..

AT&T to cough up $88M for 'cramming' mobile customer bills
by | Monday, December 12, 2016

AT&T to cough up $88M for 'cramming' mobile customer bills

Almost three million people will get refunds for charges on their cell phone bill that they didn't authorize. Former AT&T customers will get a check. "AT&T received a high volume of complaints related to mo...More..

Antlers Overcome Sundowns, Face Atletico National In Semis — FIFA CWC
by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Antlers Overcome Sundowns, Face Atletico National In Semis — FIFA CWC

The victor advances to face African champions Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa in the quarterfinals in Osaka on Sunday. Fellow sub Mu Kanazaki then completed the comeback in the 88th, heading home from clo...More..

5-magnitude quake strikes 100 miles off Northern California coast
by | Monday, December 12, 2016

5-magnitude quake strikes 100 miles off Northern California coast

According to the National Weather Service, there was no threat of a tsunami. There were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage. There had been other smaller quakes in the area in recent days. The mo...More..