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Amazon could be working on a messaging app


Of course it will have the usual messaging , video and voice calls, which are standards for any messaging app. Will be "private and secure" by encrypting important messages, such as bank accounts. Moreover, Anytime will also have fringes like photos with filters, play games and engaging with users, say reports . With Amazon not making a peep about what Anytime is, there is more speculation than actual information at this time. Read More »

Dollar falls after US CPI, retail data disappoint


Oil prices rose 1 per cent. The consumer price index was unchanged in June, while core prices, stripping out food and energy, edged up just 0.1%, the Labor Department reported on Friday. As we discussed two weeks ago, USA data has disappointed for much of 2017, and that's created questions behind just how aggressively the Fed might be able to hike. Read More »

Drinking Coffee Can Prolong Life, New Studies Say


The study found out that the ones who drank over two to four cups in a day had an 18% low risk of death in comparison to the people who did not drink coffee at all. But it's thought these great benefits are down to antioxidants in coffee , not the caffeine. After considering factors like diet and smoking, researchers found that the group with the highest consumption of coffee had a lower risk for all-causes of death . Read More »

Sky Sports to launch channel dedicated to golf


Sources indicate that Sky's Now TV internet service broke the company's monthly sports subscription model by offering sports channels on a pay-as-you-go basis for the first time. Sky Sports Arena - WWE, NFL, boxing and much more will find this their new home. Sky says the new line-up is created to grow their customer base and "offers flexibility to subscribe to individual channel packages at a new price". Read More »

Wake services to begin for NYPD officer fatally shot in the Bronx


The NYPD later said officers were searching for Bonds, who had a previous criminal record and was on parole after serving seven years from a robbery conviction, on Wednesday before the shooting. Sarah Malik - a local Staten Islander who manages Surriya Global Charities with her family - approached Bagels R Us and local legislators to host an event "Bagels for Blue" featuring "NYPD blue" bagels at the store in Eltingville. Read More »

Lauren Conrad Welcomes Her First Child With Hubby William Tell


The couple told People Wednesday: 'Mom, Dad and baby are doing well. Conrad and Tell (the former guitarist of Something Corporate), got married in September 2014 at a boutique winery in Santa Ynez, Calif. "So lucky to have these wonderful ladies in my life!" Liam James Tell , the new addition to the Tell family , has indeed made the couple even happier. Read More »

Pokemon Go Anniversary Special Edition Pikachu and Anniversary Box Announced


Both the special Pikachu and the Anniversary Box will be available until July 13th. This Pikachu will wear the same hat Ash Ketchum wore during the first several seasons of the Pokemon anime. So Pokemon GO fans should be optimistic for the future, because these features sound like they are in the works at some point. "Visitors to the city will be able to take part in a number of fun trail activities, with in-game and real-world surprises for Pokemon GO players", reads a Niantic ... Read More »

Arrest made in drone flights over Arizona wildfire


Mr. Carter is in custody at Yavapai County facilities at Camp Verde, Arizona charged with 14 counts of endangerment, all felonies, and one misdemeanor. Ground crews had to halt firefighting as well and leave the area since they were no longer protected with the air tanker grounded. Officers found the drone in Carpenter's van and seized it. Read More »

Top Gun 2 has its director, release date and plot details


Plot details are being kept under wraps at this time. On the face of all of this, however, the movie is simply about how Maverick must realize his unique greatness and alpha-male bonafides to truly get over the death of his father, his best friend, and the cutting criticisms of his mentors, and become the best pilot that ever did live. Read More »

Aston Martin DB11 Available With Twin-turbo V8 or V12


Of course this comes a few weeks after the V8-powered Aston snatched victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the GTE Pro class. Now, Aston Martin has just announced that the already monstrous Vulcan may now be upgraded with better performance pack. Read More »

Albany special session will cost taxpayers


On Thursday, June 22, Governor Andrew Cuomo criticized the U.S. Senate health care bill, referring to it as an "ultra-conservative assault on New Yorkers and our values" that could really hurt the state. Monroe County, for example, would face an $83 million gap without it, according to County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo. The proposal's prospects were unclear, but another tax issue that might actually get an airing this week was the extension of local sales taxes in counties around the state. Read More »

Hackers launch cyber attack across Europe


And Russia's Rosneft is one of the largest oil conglomerates in the world. The precise method by which the intruder circulates - such as by email or through a "worm" - remains unclear, specialists said . Dutch daily Algemeen Dagblaad says that container ship terminals in Rotterdam run by a unit of Maersk were also affected. Rosneft, a massive Russian energy company, said it had been impacted, as well. Read More »

Khloe Kardashian Sparks Pregnancy Rumours with "Dad"


Written beneath one of the polaroids was: "Dad + Mom". News, Tristan Thompson brought Kardashian to the West Hollywood lounge Blind Dragon, where her close friends and family waited to surprise the reality star. The moment was captured on sisters' Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner's Snapchats, as Khloe walked through the door with Tristan . "You treat me like a queen!" she wrote. Read More »

Watch SpaceX's first rocket launch this weekend right here

SpaceX will attempt to recover the booster from this mission on an unmanned drone ship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. Being able to re-launch and re-use the first stage boosters is important for SpaceX and its customers. Today's countdown was delayed by an hour to run additional ground checks, but the two-stage Falcon 9 rocket made a trouble-free liftoff at 3:10 p.m. Read More »

YouTube hits 1.5bn viewers


As some of you may know, only 360-degree videos are compatible with VR headsets. Google is also starting a " VR180 certification program " for other manufacturers and will be lending out VR180 cameras at YouTube Spaces locations. cities first, will package a bundle of channels from 40 broadcasters and cable TV networks. The devices coming out for VR180 are not targeted on professionals, Google is eying normal consumers who would buy them and use the video format for rendering VR ... Read More »

Google Doodle celebrates Oskar Fischinger's 117th birthday


He also made over 50 short films, and created umpteen motion painting, many of which are in museums, galleries and collections worldwide. He is known to don many hats - abstract animator, filmmaker, painter, and abstract musical animation creator to name a few. Read More »

McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea

Three Americans remain imprisoned in North Korea and the State Department spokeswoman called for them to be released. "And frankly if he were brought home sooner, I think the result would have been a lot different". "But I realise what has happened to previous American citizens, including their deaths, '" McCain, R-Ariz., said in a brief interview. The coroner's office daily report Tuesday included Warmbier in its listings with cause of death termed "pending". Read More »

Chicago Bulls: 3 potential consequences of trading Jimmy Butler


Will the Celtics part ways with the No. 3 pick they just acquired for the No. 1 pick? "The Boston Celtics are planning on acquiring Jimmy Butler ", Smith added. 3 pick this year and a future first-round pick in either 2018 or 2019. While he may have an uneasy relationship with management and would prefer to be moved, the Bulls won't make a trade unless they get a big haul for him. Read More »

Here's why the Xbox One X is so damned expensive

The company's betting there's a ready audience of folks ready to buy what the Xbox One X offers. Microsoft is offering a $50 retailer gift card to customers who purchase the Xbox One or Xbox One S from GameStop and Target from June 18th through June 24th. Read More »