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The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping

Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping s...

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping

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The Amazons: Ancient Warrior Women Dismissed as Myth and Legend Were Real Fearsome Fighters Famous ancient Greek historian Herodotus once wrote of the Amazons - or as he called them Oier Pata (‘Killers of Men’) – a  tribe of fierce warrior women. ...
15:34 2019-07-18

Ruthless. Relentless. Victorious. The true identity of the United States women’s soccer team is not so much its style but its results: It is a team built to win, and that is what it does....
19:34 2019-07-03

Ruthless Australia take control at Lord's "Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon took three wickets each as Australia bowled out England for 258 and reached 30 for one in reply to take control of the second Ashes test at Lord\u0027s on ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Ruthless USA break World Cup record as they hit 13 past hapless Thailand It was clear what kind of match this would be a few seconds before the whistle blew. The US put seven attacking players on the halfway line while just three defenders hung back with the goalkeeper. On...
00:17 2019-06-12

England’s Phil Neville: ‘We must drive standards higher and be more ruthless’ • Manager feels better to get nervy World Cup opener over• Neville: ‘I loved every minute of it. I’m really proud’Phil Neville said his England side have “nothing to fear” as they began their World Cu...
00:17 2019-06-10

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assau...
05:34 2019-05-31

Ashes: Joe Root urges England bowlers to be ‘ruthless’ against Steve Smith • ‘We’ve got to be really ruthless with it and stick to it’• Australia likely to pick Josh Hazlewood for second Ashes TestJoe Root has told England to look past Steve Smith’s twitchiness at the crease...
00:00 2019-08-14

Chelsea analysis: Ruthless exposer by Man Utd a worry with Liverpool up next for Frank Lampard An early test of nerve awaits Frank Lampard now. The scoreline misrepresents Chelsea's contribution to a contest which threatened to go either way for an hour or so at Old Trafford, but the shortcomin...
15:00 2019-08-12

Phil Neville insists England must be ruthless to break semi-final barrier • Neville ‘cannot think of a better job than leading Lionesses’• England lost Women’s World Cup third-place play-offPhil Neville is back where it all began. A month ago he sat at the same beachside re...
05:34 2019-07-07

Ruthless India beat Australia by 36 runs in first heavyweight Cricket World Cup clash This was the first blockbuster World Cup fixture between two of the fancied teams. But it was all India, on the field and off it, where their fans packed into The Oval in the strongest voice....
21:00 2019-06-09

Ruthless Recruitment Tactics: ISIS Is Offering New Members A Free Canvas Tote Bag When They Join For A Year Though the Islamic State has lost a great deal of its territory in the past year, its methods for attracting new members have only gotten more insidious: In one of its most aggressive recruitment tact...
16:01 2019-07-24

How to Get One-Day Free Shipping From Amazon In case two-day shipping wasn’t quick enough for some customers, Amazon just rolled out free, one-day shipping on millions of items. The company announced Monday that the perk is now available to Prim...
20:34 2019-06-04

Here are the new features of Oxygen OS shipping with the OnePlus 7 OnePlus recently released their new flagship, the OnePlus 7 Pro. With that, it shipped Oxygen OS 9.5, which is based on Android 9.0.  =It has quite a few interesting features, including a 20-minute lo...
17:00 2019-05-30

Oculus Quest and Rift S now shipping Facebook -owned Oculus is shipping its latest VR headgear from today. Preorders for the PC-free Oculus Quest and the higher end Oculus Rift S opened up three weeks ago. In a launch blog Oculus touts t...
16:51 2019-05-21

The hidden cost of fast shipping Free rush shipping can come with a cost to the environment — and retailers are doing a careful dance to try to mitigate it without turning customers away....
20:51 2019-07-19

One-day shipping is now the norm for most Prime Day items. Here's what happens when you order. One-day shipping is now the norm for Amazon's 100 million Prime members. To succeed, Amazon spends tens of billions of dollars a year and employs 250,000 workers in its U.S. warehouses. Follow th...
16:34 2019-07-13

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in ...
20:51 2019-05-28

PCI Express 5.0 finalized, but 4.0-compatible hardware is only now shipping The PCI Express standard stagnated after the release of PCI Express 3.0 in 2010. Major speed improvements are coming to PCI Express in the near future....
22:17 2019-05-31

Inside Shipping's Record Cocaine Bust The haul, with an estimated street value of $1.3 billion, was the largest drug seizure in the 230-year history of the U.S. Customs agency and one of the biggest ever by American authorities....
16:17 2019-07-24

Traffickers sentenced for shipping drugs through FedEx KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two men who used Federal Express to ship heroin and methamphetamine from Arizona to Kansas have been sentenced to federal prison. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said 34-year...
22:00 2019-08-02

UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more security in the Gulf Further protection must be provided for merchant vessels after a British flagged tanker was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Strait of Hormuz, the head of the UK Chamber of Shipping s...
21:17 2019-07-19

U.S. calls attacks on commercial shipping 'unacceptable' The United States on Thursday called attacks on commercial shipping "unacceptable" and told the U.N. Security Council that the latest assaults on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that left one abla...
20:34 2019-06-13

Shipping Blockchain Initiative Gathers Steam A blockchain initiative for seaborne cargo aimed at cutting costs and improving tracking of shipments is getting a boost with the addition of two big container shipping operations....
14:34 2019-07-02

UPS profit rises as e-commerce shipping speeds up United Parcel Service Inc on Wednesday said demand for its Next Day Air and Ground services drove better-than-expected quarterly profit as large retailers rushed packages to online shoppers....
16:34 2019-07-24

FedEx Says It’s Ending Express Shipping Service for Amazon The decision, while not financially significant for either company, shows how the online retailer has gone from a sought-after customer to a direct competitor of FedEx....
01:51 2019-06-08

Low water hampers Rhine river shipping in Germany Water levels on the Rhine in Germany have fallen after recent dry weather and cargo vessels cannot sail fully loaded on sections of the river, traders said on Tuesday....
16:01 2019-07-23

The Latest: Gulf incidents rattle shipping industry Energy experts say recent seizures and attacks aimed at oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz will raise insurance rates for shipping companies and, if unchecked, could reduce tanker traffic in the vita...
06:34 2019-07-20

EBay to launch warehousing and shipping services next year EBay Inc said on Wednesday it would launch a warehousing and shipping service for merchants selling through its site starting next year, a new strategy that is expected to attract more sellers to the...
20:17 2019-07-24

EBay to launch warehousing and shipping service next year EBay Inc said on Wednesday it would launch warehousing and shipping service for merchants selling through its platform starting next year, a new strategy that is expected to attract more sellers to ...
18:17 2019-07-24

U.S. Forming New Plan to Protect Persian Gulf Shipping An emerging U.S. plan for deterring attacks on tankers that Washington blames on Iran calls for ships from Arab, Asian and other foreign nations to stand watch in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman...
01:51 2019-06-28

Dubai’s DP World acquires oil shipping firm Topaz for $1.1B DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — International port operator DP World has acquired a major oil and gas marine logistics provider for nearly $1.1 billion. Dubai-based DP World announced on Monday tha...
16:51 2019-07-01

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major p...
18:51 2019-05-28

GRAPHIC-How U.S. LNG plays havoc with Dutch gas and Asian shipping Dutch gas prices hit 10-year lows this week, reflecting high European inventories swelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports, testing levels at which companies that committed to buy U.S. LNG will...
13:00 2019-06-28

Maersk Says Trade Tensions Hitting Shipping Demand The Danish shipping giant swung to a first-quarter loss and warned that rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China could cut container growth by up to a third this year....
20:34 2019-05-24

Despite the ban, one U.S. chip maker has resumed shipping some components to Huawei Last month, the Trump administration put Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List. This essentially cut the company off from its U.S. supply chain and even with a 90-day limited reprieve, Huawe...
18:34 2019-06-27

Iran threatens British shipping in retaliation for tanker seizure An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar by Royal Marines....
14:34 2019-07-05

Allies play hard to get on U.S. proposal to protect oil shipping lanes The United States is struggling to win its allies' support for an initiative to heighten surveillance of vital Middle East oil shipping lanes because of fears it will increase tension with Iran, six s...
10:34 2019-07-19

How Axis went from concept to shipping its Gear smart blinds hardware Axis is selling its first product, the Axis Gear, on Amazon and direct from its own website, but that’s a relatively recent development for the four-year-old company. The idea for Gear, which is...
04:00 2019-07-24

Feds bust Brooklyn man for allegedly shipping gun parts to Russia A Brooklyn man who allegedly shipped parts of weapons to Russia was charged for the caper in an unsealed indictment in federal court on Tuesday, authorities said. Vladimir Kuznetsov, 58, of Coney Isla...
07:34 2019-08-07

eBay Planning New Shipping Service to Challenge Rival Amazon eBay is launching a service to deliver orders more quickly and cheaply, the company's latest effort to be more appealing to shoppers and sellers as well as compete with Amazon.com....
10:34 2019-07-25

Banks to include CO2 emission measures in shipping loan decisions A group of leading banks will for the first time include efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions in their decision making when providing shipping company loans, executives said on Tuesday....
04:51 2019-06-18

Cargill cuts CO2 emissions from shipping fleet in green push Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at sea, the food and agriculture group said....
17:51 2019-06-12

Tourist duped into booking roadside shipping container on Airbnb A British tourist in Amsterdam received a shock when he arrived at his Airbnb lodgings to discover he had booked a stay in a roadside shipping container....
16:51 2019-05-21

Iran crisis sheds light on murky shipping rules A British-flagged ship owned by a Swedish company was seized by Iran last week. Caught in the middle are 23 seamen who have nothing to do with any of the three countries....
00:00 2019-08-01

Amazon expands free one-day shipping perk for Prime members Amazon announced it will expand the number of products eligible for one-day shipping to Prime members. No minimum purchase is required, Amazon said.        ...
00:51 2019-06-04

Etsy faces backlash over attempt to push free shipping Etsy's latest attempt to boost sales isn't sitting well with creators. The company has announced that, starting July 30th, it will give "priority placement" in US search results and adverti...
21:34 2019-07-10

What it's really like to be an Amazon Flex delivery driver as Prime one-day shipping expands As Amazon makes one-day shipping the norm for Prime members, Flex drivers help get packages the last mile to each address. CNBC spoke to these on-demand contract workers all over the country to find o...
17:34 2019-06-19

Microsoft’s Azure Kinect Developer Kit begins shipping in the U.S. and China Today at its Inspire conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced that Azure Kinect Developer Kit is generally available and shipping in the U.S. and China.Read More...
23:00 2019-07-11

Shipping companies sue Philadelphia Energy Solutions for $600,000 in unpaid bills Three Greek shipping companies sued U.S. refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc (PES) for about $600,000, claiming the company did not pay them for fees incurred by crude oil tankers chartered earl...
07:00 2019-07-23

Hapag-Lloyd, ONE join peers in shipping blockchain platform German container group Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE) are to join peers in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting the industry's costly paper trail....
12:17 2019-07-02

Soaring Shipping Gauge Doesn't Spell Growth Boom A closely watched index that tracks the cost of shipping commodities around the world is at its highest level since 2014. But analysts warn that the surge shouldn’t necessarily be taken as a bullish s...
07:00 2019-07-20

Philadelphia shipping container seizure nets $1B cocaine bust Law enforcement officials seized shipping containers full of $1 billion worth of cocaine from a port in Philadelphia on Tuesday, federal prosecutors announced....
00:51 2019-06-19

Report: US shipping tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman near Iran The "Squawk Box" team reports on the breaking news that the U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran....
14:17 2019-06-13

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in the past six weeks....
11:17 2019-06-21

Crowdsourced delivery explained: making same day shipping cheaper through local couriers Retailers and their logistics partners have been pushed to meet growing customer demands for increasingly speedy shipping. And the steady rise of e-commerce has caused the daily volume of parcel shipm...
23:00 2019-07-06

Iran tanker seizure raises serious questions for international shipping: UK's Hunt Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker raises very serious questions for British and international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday....
00:00 2019-07-21

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
00:51 2019-06-18

Iran's recent clashes with the West over Gulf shipping, nuclear plans Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect in May and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker....
16:51 2019-07-21

US government warns of Iranian threats to commercial shipping, including GPS interference The US Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration has issued a new warning to commercial shipping about Iranian threats in the Strait of Hormuz and Persian Gulf, saying that some ships hav...
14:34 2019-08-08

UPDATE 4-Vancouver lockout of longshoremen ends; shipping disruption avoided A lockout of longshore workers at Canada's biggest port, the Port of Vancouver, ended in a deal on Thursday after a few hours, averting a potentially massive shipping disruption, the workers' union an...
21:51 2019-05-30

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through which more than a third of the world’s seaborne oil is...
18:51 2019-06-14

Timeline: Tension between Iran and the West over nuclear plans, Gulf shipping Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker....
15:51 2019-07-10

Amazon plans to deliver on promise of even faster shipping, calling it a success In earnings announcement, CEO Jeff Bezos says free one-day delivery now available on more than 10 million items and customers are responding in kind.       ...
18:34 2019-07-31

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact....
00:51 2019-05-31

How crowdsourcing shipping through technology will make last mile delivery cheaper (AMZN) The proliferation of e-commerce has transformed free shipping and same-day delivery from perks to table stakes — and retailers are paying the price. With daily parcel volumes surging and custome...
06:17 2019-07-10

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman: shipping firms Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews have been evacuated, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which fou...
11:17 2019-06-13

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping, recycled plastic for all devices Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022....
16:17 2019-08-05

Lindsey Graham: If Iran 'attacks shipping again,' US should consider 'taking out their Navy, oil refineries' The Trump administration should consider taking serious actions if Iran further disrupts shipping activity or enriches uranium toward weapons-grade, according to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C....
02:34 2019-06-20

U.S. consults allies on how to protect shipping in wake of tanker attacks: senior U.S. official The United States is discussing with its allies a variety of options on how to protect international shipping in the Gulf of Oman in the wake of tanker attacks that Washington has blamed on Iran, seni...
00:17 2019-06-14

It's Amazing How Much People Hate the Dodge Charger and Challenger Temporary 'Air Dam Shipping Cover' Mod Dodge installs temporary yellow air dam shipping covers onto Challengers and Chargers to protect lower fascias from damage during delivery. Instead of removing these, some owners have been keeping the...
07:17 2019-06-11

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka C...
21:17 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-BP weighs shipping other products on U.S.-Canada diluent pipeline, asset purchases BP Midstream Partners LP is considering shipping other products besides diluent on its 135,000 barrel per day Diamondback pipeline, which helps transport diluent from the United States to Canada, Chie...
19:00 2019-08-08

Timeline: Iran's recent clashes with the West over Gulf shipping, nuclear plans Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect in May and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker....
07:34 2019-07-22

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
23:34 2019-06-19

Suspected drug traffickers call police after getting trapped in Belgian shipping container Two suspected drug traffickers who became trapped in a shipping container in Antwerp last Wednesday while trying to take possession of cocaine were forced to call police on themselves because of the e...
01:34 2019-08-02

Massive shark fin haul into Hong Kong dodges global shipping bans Two global shipping firms that have vowed not to transport shark fin products inadvertently moved a 40-foot container of the controversial delicacy from Nicaragua to Hong Kong this year, both companie...
13:00 2019-07-10

TIMELINE-Iran's recent clashes with the West over Gulf shipping, nuclear plans Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect in May and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker....
10:17 2019-07-11

Seizure of British-flagged tanker 'clear violation of international law': UK Chamber of Shipping The seizure of a British flagged tanker by Iran is in "clear violation of international law" because it was in Omani waters, the head of the UK Chamber of Shipping said on Sunday....
18:34 2019-07-21

UPS to get space in CVS, Michaels, Advance Auto Parts stores for package shipping, pickup UPS plans to add package-pickup-or-send sites to CVS Pharmacy, Michael's and Advance Auto Parts stores throughout the country.       ...
01:17 2019-07-24

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
15:17 2019-05-24

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker in Gulf of Oman: shipping company president Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker in a suspected attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the president of the shipping company said on Fr...
09:17 2019-06-14

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping for its devices by 2020, recycled plastic by 2022 Alphabet's Google announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic by 2022.Read More...
08:51 2019-08-06

Delivery wars: Target expands same-day shipping option in the latest move against Walmart, Amazon Target announced Thursday that online shoppers in 47 states will now be able to get items delivered same day by paying a flat fee of $9.99 per order.       ...
16:51 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-Labor dispute at Canada's biggest port stalls shipping as workers locked out Longshore workers at Canada's biggest port, the Port of Vancouver, were locked out on Thursday in a labor dispute over technology changes, potentially grinding most shipping there to a halt....
19:34 2019-05-30

Credit Suisse cuts Amazon estimates a day before earnings report, citing one-day shipping costs Credit Suisse lowered Amazon's full-year earnings per share estimate as it expects the company to apply the one-day shipping on a large number of products....
17:00 2019-07-24

US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu. The post US national security adviser Bolton...
09:51 2019-05-29

Sen. Hawley blasts 'anti-American' Nike for pulling patriotic sneakers, shipping jobs overseas Sen. Josh Hawley, R - MO., has condemned the decision by Nike to recall their new sneakers featuring the original Betsy Ross American flag after receiving criticism from activist and former NFL star C...
21:51 2019-07-03

Shipping firm identifies second ship targeted in reported Gulf of Oman attack as the Kokuka Courageous DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shipping firm identifies second ship targeted in reported Gulf of Oman attack as the Kokuka Courageous. The post Shipping firm identifies second ship targeted in rep...
12:00 2019-06-13

Can you get fit in virtual reality? Music is pounding. Neon lights are flashing all around me. I duck, dodge, and side-step, my hands lash out in every direction. But this isn’t some new martial arts fitness craze or a high-energ...
21:34 2019-07-21

FedEx declines to renew U.S. Express contract with Amazon, a move that could affect the retailer during holiday shipping season The shipping giant's decision reflects long-simmering tension with the online retailer, which has its own logistics operation that's taken the most lucrative delivery routes for itself....
21:00 2019-06-07

How 5G could improve augmented reality We all know by now that 5G is going to be a big deal. The next generation mobile network will provide ubiquitous gigabit connection speeds, extremely low latency and unrestricted capacity.In fact, it&...
12:00 2019-06-01

Mets’ new reality is sadly here This was, in its way, as bad a harbinger of what’s to come for the Mets as anything else. There was no drama this time, no tragic plot twist tinged with a little sitcom. There never was a lead to blow...
06:51 2019-07-04

A Reality Check for Sea Ranch Demographic shifts. Climate change. The internet. “Sea Ranch is changing, like our society,” said the architect Mary Griffin. “We simply can’t build the way we did even 20 years ago.”...
18:51 2019-06-11

Shipping firm: 21 sailors evacuated off targeted Kokuka Courageous, one slightly injured; ship sustained hull damage DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shipping firm: 21 sailors evacuated off targeted Kokuka Courageous, one slightly injured; ship sustained hull damage. The post Shipping firm: 21 sailors evacuated of...
12:00 2019-06-13

With the help of virtual reality, a massage on the beach is possible Esqapes immersive relaxation combines VR with massage therapy to give people the ability to relax at their favorite vacation destination.       ...
20:34 2019-08-01

Americans think 1-in-4 are gay or lesbian, five times reality Americans believe that nearly a quarter of the nation is gay or lesbian, and women and younger people think nearly 3-in-10 are LGBT, according to a new survey....
13:34 2019-06-28

Graphic Novels That Twist Reality This Way and That In his latest Graphic Content column Ed Park looks at Daria Tessler’s “Cult of the Ibis” and “Tumult,” by John Harris Dunning and Michael Kennedy — two surreal adventures....
19:17 2019-07-31

Augmented Reality Is Now in Your Phone, Eyeglasses and Car If you dodged real-world trash cans to chase virtual monsters during the Pokemon Go craze, you experienced augmented reality. Sixty years after fighter pilots used the precursor to AR technology, the ...
07:17 2019-07-24

Securing the new reality: why AR and VR security should be a top priority Organisations and consumers alike are excited by the new services and experiences promised by Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). In hospitals, for example, medical students are already u...
12:34 2019-05-24

'Once unthinkable' water crises are now a reality A quarter of the world's population is living in regions of extremely high water stress -- with "once unthinkable" water crises becoming common, researchers have said....
07:34 2019-08-07

Negative U.S. bond yields may become reality - PIMCO Investors may have to grapple with the possibility of the once-unthinkable becoming reality - negative U.S. bond yields, according to giant money manager Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO) on W...
18:00 2019-08-07

Fireworks for Retail Stocks Are a Dose of Reality The gap between winners and losers in retail is becoming clearer, but some investors have been caught out making wrong-way bets this quarter, leading to massive volatility....
00:51 2019-05-29

What it’s like to play virtual-reality tennis at Wimbledon I’m no Coco Gauff. At 29 years old, I’m almost twice the tennis phenom’s age with, generously, one-gazillionth of her skill. That gap became abundantly clear when I tried my forehand at virtual-realit...
21:51 2019-07-09

Nets embracing their new reality: ‘Now it’s championship talk’ LAS VEGAS — While Caris LeVert and Taurean Prince are close friends with Kevin Durant, they both downplayed any role they had in luring him to the Nets. What they didn’t downplay, however, were the te...
17:00 2019-07-08

D-Day for civilians told anew with virtual reality Archeologists using laser scanning are mapping caves where French civilians sheltered on D-Day and in the battle of Normandy. The data is then turned into 3-D models allowing viewers to see for themse...
10:17 2019-05-29

Niantic’s view of the future of augmented reality Ross Finman, head of AR at Niantic, talked with gaming personality Blair Herter about the future of augmented reality at GamesBeat Summit 2019.Read More...
08:51 2019-05-26

Dreams becomes reality: the game that can make an artist out of anyone Digital artist Dan Hett explores the Dreamiverse, a galaxy of games, music, art and ideas created by players in a limitless virtual art studioAs a digital artist and experimental games designer, I was...
17:34 2019-05-23

The Move to Make Hyperloop Travel a Reality While technology has made it possible to stream any video and hail a car from almost anywhere, it still hasn’t been able to make the travel experience any less terrible....
12:51 2019-05-23

How well do Boris Johnson's claims stack up against reality? Tory leadership favourite could be party leader and PM in just over three weeks’ timeDespite enduring a tumultuous week, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming favourite to become the next Conservativ...
20:00 2019-06-28

Snap's Spectacles 3 are made for augmented reality Snap's Spectacles 2 were functionally better, but not a revolution -- and they were still a bit dowdy. Its latest attempt at smart eyewear might fare better, though. The social service has unve...
18:34 2019-08-13

How to make cloud expectations meet reality Digital transformation has well and truly become a requirement for businesses to thrive and the cloud is a key enabler for meeting this, delivering scalability, reducing costs, and laying the foundati...
17:51 2019-07-03

Yankees’ dose of reality comes with some good news It could have been a whole lot worse. In addition to getting embarrassed 19-5 by the Indians in front of 44,654 on Thursday night in The Bronx, the Yankees could have watched Aaron Judge suffer a seri...
16:00 2019-08-16

TNW’s mid-2019 guide to virtual reality hardware Virtual reality is a booming technology. Like artificial intelligence and blockchain, it’s on a meteoric rise and every big tech company on the planet wants in. But there’s more to VR than market valu...
04:17 2019-07-10

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming recent European elections required a change of appr...
10:34 2019-08-05

Bitter Reality Is Setting in for Europe's Airlines So much for hopes that European airlines will finally put their house in order and rival the profitability of U.S. peers. A big profit warning from Lufthansa—the top European carrier by passengers—is ...
18:51 2019-06-17

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest on The Jeremy Kyle Show....
20:17 2019-06-06

The Oculus Quest Is How Virtual Reality Should Work Within 15 minutes of opening the package containing the Oculus Quest, Facebook’s new standalone virtual reality headset, I was playing a game. I wasn’t playing some watered-down mobile phone app or pr...
03:51 2019-06-05

How AMLO’s Plans to Transform Mexico Ran Into Reality Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador rode to a landslide election victory in July 2018 by promising to transform Mexico. AMLO, as he’s known, pledged to restore security, end corruption, spur...
07:34 2019-07-25

Yankees address Giancarlo Stanton’s new reality Giancarlo Stanton is due to make his return to the Yankees on Tuesday following a string of injuries and Aaron Judge is expected back at some point during the current homestand — possibly by the end o...
06:34 2019-06-18

Low pay in the garment industry still a reality despite pledges – study Report finds fashion brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change ...
15:17 2019-05-30

Mixed reality will help us navigate labyrinthine hospitals In ten years I’m confident that we’ll all be surprised by the innovative application of VR and AR for wayfinding in healthcare and many other industries.Read More...
04:51 2019-08-02

D-Day joy, hell told anew with virtual reality CAEN, France — The emotion of being liberated from Nazi occupation was so sweet and intense that the French refugees burst into song, a spontaneous rendition of “La Marseillaise” that echoed around th...
04:51 2019-05-30

Negative U.S. bond yields may become reality: PIMCO Investors may have to grapple with the possibility of the once-unthinkable becoming reality - negative U.S. Treasury bond yields, according to money manager Pacific Investment Management Co (PIMCO)....
01:34 2019-08-08

'Space Invaders' movie is closer to becoming a reality Warner Bros. bought the movie rights to Space Invaders years ago, and now it looks ready to do something with the classic alien-blasting franchise. Deadline reports that Warner's New Line Cinema...
05:01 2019-07-14

Nets’ Kyrie Irving splash about to become reality The Nets are on the verge of bringing Kyrie Irving home as the biggest free-agent coup in their history. Irving will meet with the Nets on Sunday, and when free agency tips off at 6 p.m., they will lo...
02:00 2019-06-30

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already...
17:34 2019-08-16

Your new reality TV addiction? A show about artisanal glass-blowing It’s niche, it’s pretentious and it’s full of cliches. But Netflix’s Blown Away is so hilariously absurd that simply everyone has to see itMasterChef is old hat. The Apprentice has been rendered unpal...
19:34 2019-07-12

Virtual reality experiences can help ease severe pain (Reuters Health) - Playing virtual reality games or relaxing in a virtual nature setting might help ease chronic pain, particularly when symptoms are severe, a new experiment suggests....
06:00 2019-08-15

Using virtual reality could make you a better person in real life If you’ve ever participated in a virtual reality (VR) experience, you might have found yourself navigating the virtual world as an avatar. If you haven’t, you probably recognize the experience from it...
11:34 2019-07-24

In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality President Trump insists China is paying the full cost of his tariffs. But his decision to push some of them off until December is an admission of their impact on American consumers....
04:34 2019-08-15

Mets can no longer hide from their trade-deadline reality MIAMI — After a four-day break from the grind, harsh reality beckons the Mets on Friday. Once a team that had designs on competing for the postseason, this disappointing bunch will begin the second ha...
01:00 2019-07-12

Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses, which will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat, as the...
16:00 2019-08-13

Samsung may develop foldable augmented reality glasses Samsung is exploring the possibility of developing augmented reality glasses, based on one of its latest patent applications first spotted by Patently Apple. The documentation the tech giant submitted...
07:51 2019-07-13

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
16:34 2019-07-19

Streamers such as Netflix have a lot to gain from competitive reality shows Netflix's new reality competition "Blown Away" doesn't just add danger and drama to the art of glassblowing, it shows what streamers can gain....
20:17 2019-08-01

Fears become a reality for retail with a fourth round of tariffs Many consumer products, like clothing, shoes and electronics have been spared from the last three rounds of tariffs. But the remaining $300 billion of China-made goods will capture it all....
18:51 2019-08-02

Warriors president faces his sad Kevin Durant reality If he could do it all over again, Bob Myers wouldn’t change a thing. The Warriors President of Basketball Operations spoke for the first time Monday since Kevin Durant joined the Brooklyn Nets, claimi...
03:17 2019-07-16

Walmart uses virtual reality to test new store managers Virtual reality headsets are being used to test Walmart employee knowledge and leadership skills when hiring new managers.       ...
14:17 2019-07-08

Lampard admits Chelsea received 'reality check' "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard\u0027s Premier League debut as manager of the club with whom he enjoyed so much success as a player ended in a 4-0 defeat at Manchester United on Sunday and the 41-year-...
00:00 2019-08-12

Reality is going to stall for some time the advent of driverless cars Rolling out autonomous cars across the U.S. will require a coordinated, multi-jurisdictional effort to address governmental, institutional and legal inconsistencies....
20:34 2019-08-02

Nreal Light mixed reality smartglasses will debut for $500 Nreal is launching its Nreal Light augmented reality smartglasses for $500. It is one of the first lightweight AR glasses with a bright display.Read More...
22:51 2019-05-30

Here's some iconic reality TV moments reimagined as ASMR lullabies ASMR clips are a kind of video that some fall asleep to, or gain some sort of relaxing comfort from for a lot of people. It’s pretty popular, but it can also give you the willies if you’re on the othe...
03:51 2019-06-15

Maneater is like a silly Jaws Revenge: The Reality Show The open-world action RPG is part Grand Theft Auto and part National Geographic documentary. You play as a shark that only gets bigger the more you eat.Read More...
07:34 2019-06-20

Dreams: The PS4 game that lets you design and share your own reality Dreams, a groundbreaking new Playstation 4 game, lets everyone build their own exciting worlds by playing at being a developer - only without all that coding...
21:00 2019-05-21

It's a Reality TV Junkie's Dream Come True: BravoCon Is Happening Move over comic cons, the Real Housewives are coming. Bravo announced the first ever BravoCon is happening in November 2019 in New York City. Complete with stars from The Real Housewives......
02:51 2019-05-23

Reality check: Scheer wants Canada to be ‘energy independent.’ Is this possible? Andrew Scheer is touting energy independence as a path to economic prosperity for Canada, a goal he says could be achieved through a dedicated, coast-to-coast right-of-way specifically set aside for e...
15:51 2019-05-30

Photograph lays bare reality of melting Greenland sea ice Research teams traversing partially melted fjord to retrieve weather equipment release startling pictureRapidly melting sea ice in Greenland has presented an unusual hazard for research teams retrievi...
02:51 2019-06-18

Rodney Dangerfield's Back To School is becoming a reality show According to Variety, some parents who have been getting heyyy, no respect, no respect at all from their college-aged children may soon have a recourse in the form of a new “docu-series” inspired by R...
01:34 2019-06-18

The US Open reality Phil Mickelson can no longer escape PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — They sang “Happy Birthday” again to Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open on Sunday, but it’s becoming to sound like more of a curse than a blessing. Mickelson turned 49 on Sunday, bu...
06:00 2019-06-17

La Llorona: An In-depth Investigation into the Reality of the Mexican Legend Of all the Latin American folktales and legends, none are more prolific and well-known as that of La Llorona. Long before its latest movie incarnation, “The Curse of La Llorona” ...
03:51 2019-05-25

CHEAP: Suck it, reality — Samsung’s Odyssey+ VR headset has $200 off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The world sucks. You know it, I know it, and your dentist even knows it. That’s why it’s so important we all sta...
11:34 2019-06-14

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, whi...
05:51 2019-06-14

Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Rebellion and Just Add Water team up for Sniper Elite VR for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, SteamVR and Viveport. Set just before the ev...
23:34 2019-06-11

Accept reality, Serbia does not control Kosovo: Vucic Serbia needs to accept that it has lost control over Kosovo, its former southern province, and it must seek a compromise to normalize ties with Pristina, President Aleksandar Vucic told parliament in ...
02:34 2019-05-28

Apple triples down on augmented reality, but it will be a tough sell Apple's new AR software puts humans into the picture and mixes animation and real life. The company hopes developers use tools to create awesome apps.        ...
15:34 2019-06-06

Speller balances bee with reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Akash Vukoti is competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the third time at age 9. It’s just one of his many star turns. He’s coming off an appearance on ...
00:00 2019-05-29

Apple reveals ARKit 3 with RealityKit and Reality Composer Following past tradition, Apple is using WWDC to unveil new augmented reality initiatives, coming on the heels of ARKit 1.0 and 2.0 at prior years' events.Read More...
21:34 2019-06-03

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the ...
21:34 2019-06-01

There’s a new Minecraft game coming, and it’s played entirely in augmented reality You'll be able to build structures and worlds on your table with friends... [credit: Microsoft ] ...
16:34 2019-05-21

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has mana...
18:34 2019-06-27

Phil Mickelson acknowledging grim US Open reality Phil Mickelson has come to the conclusion that his dream for a U.S. Open and the career grand slam is likely over. Mickelson, a six-time U.S. Open runner-up, seems to realize he just had his last best...
12:17 2019-06-20

HTC sees mixed reality as the next “disruptive technology” after smartphones HTC expects mixed reality, the combination of virtual reality and augmented reality, to become the next “disruptive technology.”“There are some technical hurdles now such as resol...
20:00 2019-06-30

Volvo designers are driving around in mixed-reality headsets I'm sitting in a Volvo XC60 in Italy when a moose appears from out of a doorway. Except that none of this is real. I'm actually sat in an office chair in a San Francisco office building, wea...
22:17 2019-05-29

Living on a shoestring: the reality of tennis below the world of Wimbledon The grind of travelling on a tight budget and having to pay coaches can pay a heavy price on both body and mindMoments after losing a tight, gruelling first-round battle in the qualifying rounds of Wi...
19:34 2019-06-30

37th Munich Film Festival: The power of reality Focusing on socially critical cinema, the 2019 Munich Film Festival shows the consequences of globalization — in both fictional and documentary films. But the directors also seek to entertain....
15:00 2019-06-28

Johnson's no-deal claim 'flies in the face of reality' Jeremy Hunt has challenged Boris Johnson over his claim that the chance of a no-deal Brexit is "a million-to-one against", arguing it "flies in the face of reality"....
13:17 2019-06-28

David Lynch: ‘It’s important to go out and feel the so-called reality’ The cult director of Blue Velvet is soon to bring his creative vision to Manchester international festival. But how does he get his ideas?David Lynch is best known for his strange, beguiling, often ni...
14:00 2019-06-30

Remote Control Dogs Are Now a Reality Thanks to This Haptic Vest You know how you instinctively reach for your pocket every time you feel your phone vibrating with a notification? Researchers at Ben-Gurion University in Israel have harnessed that same reflex to cre...
21:17 2019-07-23

FedEx Is Ending a Major Amazon Deal As Amazon Builds a Rival Shipping Network FedEx is snipping another tie with Amazon as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery contract with Amazon won’t be renewed when it ...
10:00 2019-08-08

'We were all scared': Walmart employee saved dozens during El Paso shooting by hiding them in shipping container Walmart employee Gilbert Serna is being hailed as a hero after he says he saved dozens of people during the El Paso Walmart mass shooting.        ...
18:00 2019-08-07

Change in No 10 will not alter Brexit reality, warns Irish deputy PM Simon Coveney says there is no chance of backstop being scrapped under new UK leaderA change in British prime minister will not shift the fundamental realities of Brexit, Ireland’s deputy PM has warne...
14:51 2019-07-21

Here’s a reality check on NASA’s Artemis Moon landing program Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning, NASA conducted what appears to have been a highly successful test of the launch escape system for its Orion capsule—a...
20:51 2019-07-03

Augmented reality offers an exciting future for Hollywood blockbusters There is a space for bigger than life illusions that can update a process, cut costs, and provide a powerful user experience…without headsets or gogglesRead More...
18:34 2019-06-08

Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It's even worse among liberals | Arlie Hochschild A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling resultsIn a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political ...
14:51 2019-07-21

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
13:00 2019-06-21

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for the Best Reality and Talk Shows Let's get real. Today's TV Scoop Awards polls are all about the reality shows, the competition shows, the talk and variety shows that give you a bit of a break from the drama of......
21:51 2019-07-23

Nreal's mixed reality glasses will cost $499 and ship this year First unveiled at CES 2019, Nreal's Light mixed reality glasses are almost ready for their commercial debut. According to the Chinese startup behind the glasses, they'll cost $499 and a limi...
02:17 2019-05-31

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this year who are 9 or younger. But he’s the only mem...
00:17 2019-05-30

Koala conservation goes high-tech with virtual reality and drones An Australian project has demonstrated airborne thermal cameras and virtual reality could much more accurately pinpoint where koalas live, and improve conservation efforts...
09:51 2019-05-31

Super Smash Bros. UItimate Now Has Virtual Reality Support It wasn’t great with Mario or Zelda, but hey, let’s see if adding a dash of virtual reality to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, via Nintendo Labo, adds anything to the experience....
12:17 2019-05-31

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggle...
22:17 2019-05-29

The Handmaid's Tale Sacrifices Some of Its Brutal Reality for Hope in Season 3 There’s a moment in The Handmaid’s Tale’s third season when Aunt Lydia comes up to June and issues a stern warning: “Don’t be clever. There are consequences when you’re clever.” That’s no longer true,...
21:51 2019-05-29

A virtual reality massage center will open in Los Angeles this week Los Angeles residents will soon be able to float off into distant worlds while their aches are soothed in a virtual reality massage center, which opening this Friday, July 5th. At the outset, the Esqa...
22:17 2019-07-01

The bigger they are, the harder they fall — WeWork and Uber’s fight against reality We now know that Uber is worth one of two amounts: precisely $68.95bn or absolutely anything. Never before has a company both been a worthless empty assetless cathedral to hope over unit economics and...
15:17 2019-07-01

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....
21:34 2019-05-29

Mets are finally acknowledging grim Edwin Diaz reality PITTSBURGH — Seth Lugo was named NL Reliever of the Month on Saturday. Could a shift in job responsibilities be far behind? Following the Mets’ 7-5 victory over the Pirates, manager Mickey Callaway in...
17:17 2019-08-04

Virtual reality: how women are taking a leading role in the sector Despite a well-documented gender imbalance within the tech industry, a recent survey suggests that when it comes to VR, women are starting to take up leadership roles in greater numbersWhen the Arab s...
05:34 2019-05-29

Incredible new iOS 13 FaceTime feature fixes your eye contact with augmented reality A new feature found in the third beta version of iOS 13 has begun attracting attention because it promises to bring some augmented reality magic to your FaceTime calls — specifically, to the way...
17:17 2019-07-03

Guidemaster: Is Valve Index the best virtual reality system to buy in 2019? Enlarge / Front row: PlayStation VR, Oculus Quest, Valve Index, Oculus Rift S. Back row: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Pro. (Only headsets from the front row made our recommended-in-2019 list.) (cre...
22:17 2019-06-28

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
18:00 2019-06-05

Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge....
03:00 2019-07-16

Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles version Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses that will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat....
22:00 2019-08-13

Samsung could still be planning to launch a pair of augmented reality specs Gadget makers aren't giving up on the idea of getting Google Glass-style augmented reality specs on our faces, with a recently filed Samsung patent the latest evidence that more of these wearable...
12:00 2019-07-13

YouTube rolls out augmented reality for viewers to virtually try on makeup YouTube will allow viewers to virtually try on makeup using an augmented reality program called AR Beauty Try-On. MAC Cosmetics is the first company to launch a campaign using it....
01:34 2019-06-21

Dave Gettleman’s worst reputation became Landon Collins’ reality The pattern is established. Dave Gettleman becomes the boss. There is little communication between boss and established veterans. Established veterans become cast-offs. It happened in Carolina, where ...
20:17 2019-05-21

I turned my bedroom into a cinema for shitty reality TV with this easy-to-use projector I have several passions that I would say define the core of my personality: Hawaiian pizza, scatological talk, and reality TV. When I was given the chance to review the Leisure 510 projector from Vank...
00:34 2019-08-14

Mets lose Jeff McNeil in tough reality check ATLANTA — The energy that had buoyed the Mets during their consecutive winning streaks over the last three weeks was conspicuously absent Tuesday. But the sting of a bad night at the office was dull i...
07:00 2019-08-14

Exercise While Playing Video Games, At World's First Virtual Reality Gym Working out may get a whole lot easier, thanks to the world's first ever virtual reality gym. The Black Box VR gym, recently opened in San Francisco, invites people to play a virtual reality video......
17:00 2019-05-21

Harry Potter Augmented-Reality Game Is Off to a Slow Start The new mobile game “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” is off to a lackluster start, signaling another missed opportunity to drive mainstream adoption of augmented reality, the much-hyped technology the ap...
21:34 2019-06-27

Wife of reality TV bounty hunter in medically induced coma HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of reality TV bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman is in a medically induced coma. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Beth Chapman is in the intensive ...
04:51 2019-06-24

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
15:17 2019-05-21

Actress charged after catching endangered clams on reality TV show BANGKOK — A South Korean actress has been charged in Thailand with catching endangered giant clams while participating in a reality TV show and could face up to four years in prison if found guilty, a...
20:00 2019-07-08

Spain's Sanchez relishes European role but reality bites Spanish leader Pedro Sanchez shot to prominence on the EU political scene after his victories in national and European elections, but now he faces a reality check that combines troubles at home with t...
12:51 2019-06-28

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little else The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
22:00 2019-06-18

Varjo's technology is like a magic leap forward in augmented reality In a nondescript headquarters building on a quiet side street in Helsinki, with a modest amount of startup capital, Finland’s Varjo has put together a headset that offers a major advance in augmented,...
00:34 2019-08-13

Dream of Retiring Abroad? The Reality: Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well More U.S. retirees are moving away, and they are finding that Medicare doesn’t pay for health care outside the country. The solution: Mixing coverages....
12:17 2019-07-18

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed t...
19:51 2019-06-18

Knicks schedule: Kyrie Irving’s New York reality comes early The Knicks will open their season with two road games — in San Antonio on Oct. 23 then an early meeting in Brooklyn against Kyrie Irving’s Nets on Oct. 25, the NBA announced on Monday. As reported ear...
00:34 2019-08-13

Bernie Sanders guarantee that everybody will be able to go to any doctor or hospital has no basis in reality Sen. Bernie Sanders made many defenses of his healthcare plan that rested on shaky ground, but one of his most egregious statements was that "under our plan, people go to any doctor they want, any hos...
11:17 2019-06-28

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really sma...
00:17 2019-07-17

How a random DM to Josh Brolin made ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ a reality It all started with a prayer of a direct message to actor Josh Brolin on Instagram. What happened next improbably snowballed, turning two virtually homeless, nobody writer-directors into somebodies an...
03:00 2019-08-09

Ultra-fast hyperloop transportation a step closer to reality in India The Mumbai-Pune hyperloop is expected to slash the 3.5-hour travel time between the two cities to 35 minutes, with American transport tech firm Virgin Hyperloop One to be constructing the route....
03:17 2019-08-02

Leap Motion, Once a Virtual-Reality High Flier, Sells Itself to U.K. Rival A virtual reality startup that helped pioneer gesture tracking technology has agreed to sell itself to British rival UltraHaptics for approximately $30 million, about a 10th of its valuation just a fe...
12:17 2019-05-30

Domingo German’s start makes Yankees postseason reality more clear TORONTO — Let’s throw it out there to get the conversation going: What would you set as the Over-Under line for “Number of 2019 postseason games in which the Yankees’ starting pitcher lasts at least f...
19:34 2019-08-09

Marseille Release Adil Rami For Faking An Injury To Appear On A Reality Show Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille have released 33-year-old center back Adil Rami, but reportedly not for his rapidly deteriorating skill set or advancing age. No, the French club severed ties with Ram...
07:00 2019-08-14

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
14:32 2019-05-21

How does the reality TV show Cops stack up with real-life crime figures? Creators of podcast Running from Cops watched 846 episodes and compared the numbers they found with national crime figuresReality TV can fail to live up to its name, conveying a version of the world t...
14:51 2019-05-24

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank family: Ban shows reality of 'occupation' U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's family in a West Bank village told UPI on Friday they can't bear to tell her 90-year-old grandmother that the congresswoman is not coming to visit....
20:34 2019-08-16

Jodie Whittaker lends voice to 'Doctor Who' virtual reality game The voice of Jodie Whittaker will be a part of the virtual reality game "Doctor Who: Edge of Time," developer Maze Theory and BBC Studios said on Monday....
15:34 2019-05-21

Qualcomm enables ‘XR smart viewer’ augmented reality smartphone apps Qualcomm unveiled a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR Smart Viewer reference design that makes it easier for hardware companies to create lightweight AR glasses.Read More...
17:34 2019-05-29

Volvo Cars and Varjo Launch Mixed Reality Application For Car Development Volvo Cars and Varjo, the maker of high-end augmented reality headsets, have created a world-first mixed reality approach to evaluating prototypes, designs and active safety technologies. The......
17:00 2019-05-30

‘Black Mirror’ review: Season 5 celebrates kinky virtual reality sex Two college friends have a virtual affair with each other in the Season 5 premiere of Netflix’s “Black Mirror.” In the season opener, “Striking Vipers,” Danny (Anthony Ma...
22:34 2019-06-05

'Real' violence: coming to grips with the ethics of virtual reality brutality Two VR artworks at this year’s Dark Mofo ask the viewer to endure confronting simulations. Are we complicit if they give us a thrill?It’s morning, and the first thing that comes up in my Instagram fee...
01:00 2019-06-22

Reality star Ramona Singer posts stunning throwback bikini pic The latest episode of "The Real Housewives of New York City" featured an '80s-inspired workout and one of the show's stars, Ramona Singer, really took it to the next level....
00:17 2019-06-22

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the program, has been asked to give evidence to a British par...
15:34 2019-06-07

'This is the reality': Santos women's football team sleep in hotel lobby ‘This is the respect people have,’ says Santos coach Team were travelling to play Iranduba two days laterThe coach of Santos women’s team has criticised the Brazilian Football Confederation after her ...
18:00 2019-07-17

Kochi Metro A Reality For Sheila Dikshit: Former Kerala Chief Minister Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday said that had it not been for his then Delhi counterpart Sheila Dikshit, Kerala's landmark Kochi Metro would not have become a reality....
19:51 2019-07-20

Porsche To Use Holoride's Virtual Reality Tech To Keep Rear Passengers Entertained Porsche has collaborated with Munich-based entertainment firm Holoride to come out with a special Virtual Reality (VR) based entertainment device for rear passengers....
11:51 2019-07-20

Go Inside Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra's New Reality After Their Trial Separation Last season on Teen Mom OG, Tyler Baltierra and Catelynn Lowell were not in the best place. While the couple had always experienced a few ups and downs in their relationship, the cameras......
14:17 2019-06-17

The Science Behind TIME’s New Apollo 11 Moon Landing Augmented Reality Experience TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. First up: the TIME Moon Landing e...
15:51 2019-07-18

Spencer Matthews and Olly Murs – the perfect reality crime fighters The former Made in Chelsea star was held up this week in a real-life heist and Murs was once forced to evacuate Selfridges, making them the ideal pair to sort out violent crimeAn exciting career evolu...
19:34 2019-05-30

Karl Rove tells AOC to 'get a grip on reality' over Homeland Security comments Karl Rove had strong words for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Wednesday, ripping the congresswoman for suggesting she would get rid of the Department of Homeland Security and calling the idea ...
09:17 2019-07-11

Magic Leap says Nreal founder stole its mixed reality secrets The founder of Nreal -- the company which debuted its $499 mixed reality glasses at this year's CES -- has been accused of stealing AR secrets from former employer, US-based Magic Leap. The Flori...
22:17 2019-06-19

MTV unveils first exclusively sexually fluid reality dating show cast in U.S. MTV unveiled the cast for the eighth season of its reality dating show "Are You the One?" Wednesday, exclusively featuring sexually fluid individuals....
08:34 2019-05-31

Andy Ruiz Jr’s Snickers dream deal moving closer to reality Andy Ruiz Jr. may soon have all the Snickers he can eat. The new heavyweight champion, who stunned Anthony Joshua via seventh-round TKO at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, is currently in talks with...
12:00 2019-06-04

Beth Chapman, wife of bounty hunter reality TV star, dies HONOLULU (AP) — Beth Chapman, the brash, buxom and blonde wife and co-star of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman has died. A family spokeswoman, Mona W...
23:34 2019-06-27

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofs...
05:17 2019-06-22

Oculus Quest: Download these five video games for the new virtual reality headset The Oculus Quest, Facebook's latest virtual reality headset, is now available. Here's some of the best VR video games to try with the new device.        ...
19:34 2019-06-01

Attkisson: Reality at US southern border clashes with media's partisan narrative Emmy winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson said media coverage of the U.S. southern border crisis doesn't accurately reflect how Americans actually feel about the issue, during a Sunday segment on "Medi...
21:00 2019-06-30

Democrats in Trump districts face split-screen reality on impeachment  House Democrats, who helped the party capture the majority, barely hear a mention about impeachment in their home districts, underscoring Pelosi’s cautious course....
03:17 2019-05-31

Microsoft's latest holoportation demo shows off its mixed reality, AI, translation technologies Microsoft continues to plug away at making holoportation possible and is showing off how it might work using currently available Microsoft services and technologies....
19:34 2019-07-17

Peter Thiel's comments about spies in Silicon Valley have some basis in reality, but no evidence But it's important to separate this very real threat from Thiel's specific allegations about Google, which were presented without proof, and from his claims that Google has participated in "...
23:00 2019-07-16

Reality check: Will planting 1 billion hectares of trees slow down climate change? "We all knew that restoring forests could play a part in tackling climate change but we didn’t really know how big the impact would be," said one of the study's authors....
19:51 2019-07-09

Bill Hader's face, our sense of reality, is melting in a wild new deepfake video Now that Hollywood has officially endorsed the aesthetics of deepfakes with the mangled celebrity faces of the upcoming Cats remake, it seems like there’s no longer anything holding the technology bac...
22:34 2019-08-13

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
03:34 2019-08-15

Reality TV Star Todd Chrisley Indicted on Tax Evasion, Bank Fraud Charges (ATLANTA) — A federal grand jury in Atlanta on Tuesday indicted reality television star Todd Chrisley on tax evasion and other charges. The 12-count indictment issued against the “Chrisley...
07:34 2019-08-14

Cricket World Cup: England dropping the ball so early is a powerful reality check One of the many excellent things about England's opening Cricket World Cup win against South Africa on Thursday was that it took the game to cricket's much-vaunted wider audience. Ben Stokes' catch ga...
23:34 2019-06-04

10 high-achieving execs share the one quirky trick that turned their dreams into a reality PeopleImages/Getty Images How do you make your dreams come true? It may sound like a silly question, but it's one that top executives take seriously — and for good reason. Asking themselves tha...
23:00 2019-08-16

Cruise Delays Robo-Taxi Launch in Another Reality Check for Driverless Cars In yet another sign the autonomous vehicle industry was way too aggressive predicting widespread AV use by the end of the decade, GM subsidiary Cruise has delayed its commercial service, according to...
17:51 2019-07-24

Missouri Walmart scare ends without any shots fired but reflects retailers’ new reality Though rare, active-shooter incidents are increasingly part of the grim calculus that businesses must reflect in their planning, training and risk assessments....
21:00 2019-08-09

Doin’ It for the — Reality TV? Black Ink Crew: Chicago Stars Hit With Suit Charging They Really Jumped Somebody A case of when keeping it real goes wrong? The “real” in this case is reality TV. The potential wrong? Well, according to a lawsuit filed by a gentleman named Ronnie Spates, the stars of reality TV’s ...
05:34 2019-06-04

Apple files patent for mixed reality headset that can track your facial expressions Apple has filed a new patent for a mixed reality headset that could feature an array of sensors to track the eyes, gestures and even facial expressions of its users. Titled “Display System Having Sens...
14:17 2019-07-23

Democrats’ uneasy 2020 reality: They need the likes of O’Rourke, Bullock and Hickenlooper to run for Senate — badly There is increasing talk of presidential hopefuls dropping down to run for Senate. It might not deliver the Senate, but it might be the best — or even only realistic — shot Democrats have....
23:00 2019-08-14

Beat Saber PC Review - An essential, system-selling virtual reality rhythm game Beat Saber, the VR phenomenon that's part rhythm game, part Jedi fantasy, left Early Access this week. Find out if the new price tag is still worth paying....
19:17 2019-06-01

British police investigate officer who appeared on African reality TV show 'without authority': reports British authorities are investigating after one of their police officers appeared on the Nigerian version of Big Brother “without authority,” reports say. ...
23:34 2019-08-13

The Wire, 17 Years Later: Tray Chaney on His Upcoming Cast-Heavy Docuseries, Undeniable and the Reality of 'Two Baltimores' On June 2, 2002, The Wire, one of the greatest shows known to man, animal and whatever lies atop President Tang’s head, premiered on HBO. “Timeless” is a word that tends to be tossed around quite libe...
22:51 2019-06-05

Liverpool 4 Norwich City 1: Alisson injured in Reds rout as Canaries get Premier League reality check Liverpool got their Premier League campaign off to the perfect start with a 4-1 hammering of newly promoted Norwich City in the season curtain-raiser at Anfield....
23:34 2019-08-09

Iran tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt vows British shipping 'must and will be' be protected after tanker is boarded Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has vowed British shipping "must and will be protected" following the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz....
19:34 2019-07-20

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways y...
09:34 2019-06-20

Meta View acquires assets of augmented reality pioneer Meta New spatial computing company Meta View today announced it has acquired the assets of Meta, a pioneer in augmented reality head-mounted displays.Read More...
19:34 2019-05-28

Back to life, back to virtual reality as music stars return to stage as holograms As a Whitney Houston 3D tour is announced, the race is on to make hi-tech concerts just like the real thingThe Beatles live in the Cavern, Ziggy Stardust’s last outing at the Hammersmith Apollo, or J...
17:51 2019-05-26

Golden Tate's looming suspension overshadows Giants camp reality - he's been really good If not for his looming 4-game ban that he is appealing, Golden Tate would be one of the best stories of the Giants' training camp.       ...
21:00 2019-08-02

How 'The L Word' revival looks in 2019: Trans lesbians, dating apps and post-Trump reality "The L Word: Generation Q" is coming to Showtime in December, and star Jennifer Beals and the producers discuss how they're updating it for 2019.        ...
08:51 2019-08-03

Harry Potter meets Pokemon Go in new augmented reality game called 'Wizards Unite' Niantic, the company that built the hit game “Pokemon GO,” launched its new game this week based on another popular franchise.       ...
20:00 2019-06-21

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: Clapback to Reality Every Friday, when I wade through the emails, tweets and direct messages received from the readers of The Root, I wonder how they can disagree with science, statistics, and history....
06:51 2019-06-22

Explore augmented reality with 'Harry Potter,' 'Jurassic World,' and 'Angry Birds' games There's a new wave of augmented reality video games for your smartphone including 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' and a new Angry Birds mobile game.       ...
14:34 2019-07-06

Virtual reality or no, a round of golf is still just a round of golf Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite y...
11:17 2019-05-24

China's Meituan Dianping to join maps service battle Meituan Dianping, a Chinese online food delivery-to-ticketing firm, has started building a mapping service, aiming to enter an area currently dominated by Alibaba's AutoNavi and Baidu Maps....
19:00 2019-08-14

LG smart refrigerator used for tweeting by teen whose mom banned electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerator....
19:00 2019-08-14

‘Palpable reduction’ in violence following Eid truce says Libya Mission, as UN investigates deadly bombing which left 3 staff dead A UN call for a humanitarian truce over this week’s Eid al-Adha religious holiday led to a “palpable reduction” of violence around the embattled capital of Tripoli, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UN...
19:34 2019-08-14

Oru’s new foldable kayak weighs under 20 lbs and assembles in just 2 minutes California-based kayak maker Oru has built a great brand on the strength of its origami-inspired folding kayaks, and now it’s launching its lightest and most portable model yet with a new Kickst...
19:34 2019-08-14

Liverpool vs Chelsea live stream: how to watch UEFA Super Cup 2019 football online from anywhere The season-opener for European competitions this year is for the first time an all-English affair, with Champions League winners Liverpool taking on Europa League champs Chelsea in tonight's UEFA...
20:00 2019-08-14

Apple MacBook Pro models deemed a fire risk banned from US flights Some MacBook Pro 15-inch models have been identified as posing a fire risk by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and has banned them from being brought on an airplane.Back in June, Apple in...
20:00 2019-08-14

'I'm the GM of the New York Yankees' — Watch cops pull guns on Brian Cashman The video shows New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman last Friday calmly exiting his car at a Darien, Connecticut, gas station, with his hands raised in the air, as the officer yells at the b...
20:34 2019-08-14

Astros vs. White Sox: Wade Miley will get it done for Houston “Punk-ass b—-es from the right call me ‘Fredo.’ My name is Chris Cuomo. Fredo was from ‘The Godfather.’ He was a weak brother. It’s a f—ing insult to your people. It’s like the N-word for ...
20:34 2019-08-14

U.S. 'deeply concerned' by reports of China paramilitary movement near Hong Kong The United States is "deeply concerned" about Chinese paramilitary movement along the Hong Kong border, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday, while warning that continued erosion of t...
20:34 2019-08-14

India accuses Pakistan of helping militants infiltrate Kashmir Indian security officials said on Wednesday a group of Pakistani militants backed by the military tried to infiltrate Indian-controlled Kashmir to foment violence, according to Reuters partner ANI....
20:34 2019-08-14

Terry Rozier, After Celebrating Becoming A Knick, Upon Offer To Not Play For The Knicks: "We Gonna Have To Take That One" After the NBA draft lottery, dread seeped into my bones and I predicted the Knicks’ pipe dreams of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and Zion Williamson would turn into Bobby Portis, Terry Rozier, and DeMar...
21:00 2019-08-14

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Minnesota Vikings Some people are fans of the Minnesota Vikings. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Minnesota Vikings. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the prev...
21:00 2019-08-14

Would You Fight And Die For Titan, The New Dog-King Of Baseball? Look upon Titan, your new sovereign. Titan began his reign at last night’s Rockies game, leading a legion of hounds into the ballpark and laid claim to all lands within it....
21:00 2019-08-14

FTC chairman says he's prepared to break up Silicon Valley giants Silicon Valley’s most prominent players, already under scrutiny from the Justice Department over antitrust issues, may see their dominance further threatened by a Federal Trade Commission whose chief ...
21:00 2019-08-14

Officials: Radiation from Russia explosion '4-16 times' natural levels Russian officials said Tuesday radiation levels at a military test site involved in an explosion last week were four to 16 times above natural background levels....
21:00 2019-08-14

IL&FS May Not Have Disclosed Bad Loans For Years: RBI Report The government took control of IL&FS late last year after it defaulted on some of its debt, triggering wider concerns about risk in the rest of the country's financial system....
21:34 2019-08-14

CDK settles Cox Automotive lawsuit, reports quarterly net loss Terms of the settlement weren't disclosed. CDK recorded a $90 million accrual for litigation in the quarter, part of which included the Cox resolution and the rest a reserve for remaining cases....
21:34 2019-08-14

Hiker rescued amid recent high temperatures TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is reminding the community to take caution when temperatures are elevated. The department said search and rescue crews rescued a hiker in northeast Tucson, ne...
21:34 2019-08-14

Warren calls for probe into whether FTC ‘misled’ Americans into thinking they’d receive $125 from Equifax settlement Not everyone is going to receive the money they might have expected out of a settlement between Equifax and state and federal regulators over its 2017 security breach....
22:00 2019-08-14

Meeting a Russian Scientist? He Might Need to Report on You Russia’s government is trying to put Soviet-style restrictions on scientists’ contact with foreign peers, requiring them to ask permission and report back on meetings....
22:00 2019-08-14

This monster penguin was as big as humans. And it once swam the oceans, scientists say Scientists in New Zealand found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans.        ...
23:00 2019-08-14

Bahrain signs agreement for Patriot missile system, U.S. negotiating details of deal Bahrain signed a contract to purchase the Patriot missile defense system, Raytheon announced, marking the start of contract negotiations with the U.S. government on the number of systems and missiles ...
23:34 2019-08-14

'Sunnyside' and 'Bob ❤ Abishola' highlight immigrant experiences with humor and heart In the new NBC series "Sunnyside," Kal Penn plays a washed-up New York City politician who begins to tutor US immigrants on how to pass their citizenship test....
00:00 2019-08-15

'13 Reasons Why' trailer asks who killed Bryce Walker When it premiered in 2017, Netflix's "13 Reasons Why" drew headlines for its unflinching modernization of the whodunnit trope: Who bullied and abused high-schooler Hannah so much that she died by suic...
00:00 2019-08-15

Julianne Hough gushes over 'supportive' Brooks Laich after revealing she's 'not straight' "The reason why our relationship works is because we're completely raw and open and exposed," Julianne Hough said of her marriage to Brooks Laich.        ...
00:00 2019-08-15

UPDATE 1-PDVSA partners fear reach of latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela -sources Foreign joint venture partners with Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA are concerned the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American country could disrupt their operations, three industry...
00:34 2019-08-15

U.S. drivers cover fewer miles in June than year earlier: DOT Motorists traveled 0.3% fewer miles on U.S. roads and highways in June compared with a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a monthly report Wednesday....
00:34 2019-08-15

The secret lives of extreme larks: what do people who rise at 4am do with their mornings? Getting up before dawn is more common than you might think, and can be great for exercise, self-improvement and wildlife watchingA new study suggests that extreme early risers – people who are willing...
00:34 2019-08-15

Jeffrey Epstein’s last words to lawyer before his jailhouse death Jeffrey Epstein was confident he could fight the child sex trafficking charges against him and was in “great spirits” just hours before his jailhouse death on Saturday morning — even...
01:34 2019-08-15

The greatest Mexican of them all, Julio Cesar Chavez Julio Cesar Chavez looks back on his incredible career and difficult retirement The post The greatest Mexican of them all, Julio Cesar Chavez appeared first on Boxing News....
01:34 2019-08-15

Bankruptcy filings by U.S. energy producers pick up speed -law firm analysis Bankruptcy filings by U.S. energy producers so far this year have already nearly matched the total for the whole of 2018, law firm Haynes & Boone reported on Wednesday, as volatile oil and gas prices ...
01:34 2019-08-15

Good Boys puts a tween spin on the R-rated teen comedy, to mostly funny effect The hook of Good Boys, Hollywood’s latest odyssey of comic adolescent mischief, is that the kids behaving badly are, for once, truly kids. The usual R-rated parade of randy mishaps, drug-related foibl...
02:00 2019-08-15

Good Boys' Jacob Tremblay, Brady Noon, and Keith L. Williams show us their secret handshakes Though Good Boys is being widely reviewed as sort of a Superbad for the middle school set, that doesn’t mean that the new film’s stars had actually seen Superbad when they started filming. In fact, Ja...
02:00 2019-08-15

Music lovers on Twitter are debating what band’s 3rd album was their best As the saying goes, you have your whole life to make your first album, and then about a year to make your second one, thus accounting for the dreaded “sophomore slump.” The third album, then, is a cru...
02:00 2019-08-15

The A-10 Warthog Is Sporting New Wings To Stay In Service Through The 2030s The A-10 Warthog—Cold War tank killer, terrorizer of the Taliban, ugly but fearsome duckling of American airpower, one-plane motivation poster and hero to ground troops everywhere—is sporting new wing...
02:00 2019-08-15

Here are the latest executive power moves that help explain everything that's going on at Eventbrite, Katerra, and Anaplan AP/Jed Jacobsohn Keeping an eye on major hires and promotions is one of the best ways to understand a company's strategy. The Org tracks executive changes at companies big and small. Here's a snaps...
02:00 2019-08-15

Somerville, N.J.: A Walkable Suburban Alternative A decade ago, there may not have been much to see in this Somerset County borough. But a building boom and downtown revitalization have changed that....
02:34 2019-08-15

Racing lines: Looking back at the drama of BTCC 1989 Sytner and Weaver ruled BTCC Class B in the late 1980s Today's fast-paced leadership battle brings back memories of when Sierra RS500s chased BMW E30 M3s for the top spot The handsome new BMW 3 Ser...
02:34 2019-08-15

Brown faces lawsuit over unpaid $38K chef's bill Raiders receiver Antonio Brown is facing a civil lawsuit that alleges that he failed to pay a chef's bill of nearly $40,000 during Pro Bowl festivities in 2018....
03:00 2019-08-15

Brooklyn grocery store raided by NYC Sheriff’s officers Where there’s smoke… A raid on a Brooklyn grocery store Wednesday turned up a massive trove of untaxed cigarettes, snuff and liquor — valued at more than half a million dollars, the ...
03:34 2019-08-15

City Council passes reforms after cops grab baby from mom at benefits center Responding to a disturbing December scuffle where a mother had her baby ripped from her arms by cops at a Brooklyn benefits center, the City Council passed a legislative package Wednesday aimed at imp...
03:34 2019-08-15

Weekend of action planned to pressure Walmart to stop selling guns Guns Down America, AFT and others will rally at Walmart stores this weekend to pressure the retailer to stop selling guns and push for gun reforms       ...
03:34 2019-08-15

FTC chief prepared to break up Big Tech — if he ‘has to’ The head of the FTC said he's prepared to break up big tech companies by undoing past mergers as the agency probes whether the firms are hurting competition....
03:34 2019-08-15

Mate 30 Pro’s wireless charging might be just as fast as the Galaxy Note 10’s wired charging Now that the Galaxy Note 10 series is official, we’ve learned that the Galaxy Note 10+ needs only 65 minutes to recharge with the help of the default 25W charger. Real-life tests showed Samsung&...
04:34 2019-08-15

Misfit’s Vapor X smartwatch is now available for $200 Misfit has launched its newest smartwatch as a follow-up to the Vapor 2, which packed in all the features you’d expect, like built-in GPS as well as a heart-rate sensor, but didn’t rely on...
04:34 2019-08-15

Thousands attend memorial for El Paso shooting victims Thousands of people streamed into the baseball stadium in downtown El Paso with a capacity of 10,000. With some sections blocked off it could hold 8,000 people Wednesday....
04:34 2019-08-15

We might soon find out if the Earth-like worlds orbiting TRAPPIST-1 can support life The James Webb Space Telescope is going to be an incredible tool for scientists to peer deep into space, returning information that could teach us a lot about our universe and our place in it. Sure, t...
04:34 2019-08-15

Shares slump as bond markets flash warning signals not seen since 2008 crisis Shares have plunged after bond markets flashed recession warning signals not seen since the global financial crisis - following a slew of gloomy economic data....
04:34 2019-08-15

Edmonton ups solar panel rebate to cover portion after province bows out The city of Edmonton has revamped the solar panel rebate program to cover off a portion of a subsidy the Alberta government was providing, now that the province is no longer involved....
05:00 2019-08-15

Ex-Blackwater contractor sentenced to life for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A former Blackwater security contractor was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for taking part in a mass shooting at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007 that killed 14 unarmed civilians....
05:00 2019-08-15

Opinion: Has Greta Thunberg gone overboard? Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is sailing from Europe to New York to travel carbon-free. But few ordinary people will be able to follow her example, writes DW's Felix Steiner....
05:34 2019-08-15

Special Forces Sergeant, Killed in Niger Ambush, Is Awarded a Silver Star The award to Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright is one of nine to soldiers for their actions in a deadly ambush that has primarily spawned investigations, recriminations and reprimands....
05:34 2019-08-15

Hair removal can be a struggle for some trans women but this electrologist can help Trans women often struggle with hair removal, so Siobhan set up her own clinic in Manchester providing electrolysis - the only form of permanent hair removal....
06:00 2019-08-15

Prescribed exercise may help treat depression An exercise regimen prescribed by a health professional may activate cannabinoid molecules in the brain, which could have a positive effect on depression....
06:00 2019-08-15

USWNT's mediation with USSF breaks down The players of the world champion U.S. women's national soccer team are ready to take their pay dispute to court after mediation with the U.S. Soccer Federation broke down Wednesday....
06:00 2019-08-15

NFL notebook: Jay-Z defends NFL deal, talks Kaepernick Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter defended the entertainment deal his company, Roc Nation, made with the NFL this week during a press conference with commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday in New York amid critic...
06:00 2019-08-15

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
06:00 2019-08-15

Cisco's Outlook Dampened by China Slowdown, Trade Dispute Cisco Systems reported stronger revenue in its latest quarter but projected disappointing growth this quarter on lower spending from some customers and weakness in China....
06:34 2019-08-15

TV's Top Leading Man 2019: Vote in the Top 32 Ahoy mateys! It's time to vote in the second round of TV's Top Leading Man, where the top 32 contenders face off tournament-style in a quest to make it to the next round.......
06:34 2019-08-15

Why Nicki Minaj and Cardi B's Feud Might Be Back On Nicki Minaj and Cardi B's feud might've been reignited this week. The "Bang Bang" artist and the "I Like It" rapper, who have a long history of tension between......
06:34 2019-08-15

A mysterious AMD Threadripper CPU may have appeared in leaked Geekbench result We've been sitting, waiting for 3rd Generation Threadripper processors to appear, but we might have finally seen one of these HEDT Castle Lake processors appear in a leaked Geekbench result.This ...
06:34 2019-08-15

Derek Jeter’s sad endorsement of Marlins’ Don Mattingly MIAMI — His club seemingly headed to a second consecutive last-place finish in the NL East, Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter isn’t ready to disclose whether manager Don Mattingly will return next s...
07:00 2019-08-15

WeWork warns it may have violated the Securities Act when its CEO gave interviews in May CEO Adam Neumann gave interviews to Business Insider and Axios in May, just months before WeWork's S-1 became public, which may violate the SEC's quiet period rules....
07:34 2019-08-15

Boeing delays delivery of ultra-long-range version of 777X Boeing Co has pushed back the entry into service of an ultra-long-range version of its forthcoming 777X widebody, the U.S. planemaker said on Wednesday, as it grapples with fallout from the 737 MAX c...
08:34 2019-08-15

Report: MLS Will Expand To St. Louis, Might Not Completely Fleece The City For A Stadium Congratulations, St. Louis! According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the city has successfully thrown enough money around and greased the right wheels to win economic promotion to MLS!...
12:34 2019-08-16

Coates Hire preps for the future with three-day Azure shift The company underwent a three-day cloud transition to Microsoft Azure, aimed at cutting costs and preparing for future transformation with a vision to include machine learning and the Internet of Thin...
12:34 2019-08-16

Agent: Cousins has torn ACL; may miss season Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins could miss the entire season after team doctors confirmed he has a torn ACL in his left knee -- his third serious leg injury in the last year and a half....
12:34 2019-08-16

German police smash child porn ring on darknet An anonymous tipoff prompted German police to investigate and eventually dismantle a child pornography ring visited by hundreds of users from multiple countries. A German national has been arrested....
12:34 2019-08-16

Man dies from ‘Taco Tuesday’ eating competition at Minor League Baseball game A California man died from a taco eating competition during a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
12:34 2019-08-16

Having a mental health crisis? Dial 988 With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.        ...
12:34 2019-08-16

Kentucky told schools to display the motto 'In God We Trust.' One district framed $1 bills A new state law requires Kentucky public schools to display the motto "In God We Trust." One district has responded with framed copies of a $1 bill.        ...
12:34 2019-08-16

Philly gunman made highly unusual conference call during standoff Philadelphia gunman Maurice Hill spoke to the city’s police commissioner and district attorney by phone on Wednesday night while he was barricaded inside his house after shooting six cops with an AK-1...
12:34 2019-08-16

Fiend went on ‘spree of sexual assaults’ after jail release: cops The ex-con accused of choking and trying to rape a young woman after pushing his way inside her East Village apartment last month was on a “spree of sexual assaults” in Manhattan and Brook...
12:34 2019-08-16

Israel denies entry to Reps. Omar and Tlaib hours after Trump’s push for a ban After a tweeted intervention by the president, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reversed himself Thursday and prohibited the Democrats’ visit....
13:00 2019-08-16

Munster aims for “positive” ERC Junior finale "Grégoire Munster wants to end his maiden FIA ERC3 Junior Championship campaign on a “positive note” following a season of mixed results in the Pirelli-supported category."...
13:00 2019-08-16

Democratic senator asks Facebook CEO if he gave 'incomplete' testimony Democratic U.S. Senator Gary Peters on Thursday asked Facebook Inc's chief to answer questions about his April 2018 congressional testimony in light of reports that Facebook captured audio from users...
13:00 2019-08-16

Liverpool’s leaking defence a cause for Jürgen Klopp’s concern The European champions have rediscovered the knack of winning trophies but the defensive security of last season is missingAdrián’s hectic start to life at Liverpool gave Jürgen Klopp another European...
13:00 2019-08-16

Rangers to face Legia Warsaw for place in Europa League group stage • Steven Gerrard’s side complete win over FC Midtjylland• Aberdeen knocked out; Celtic to meet AIK of StockholmSteven Gerrard’s warning to his Rangers side not to take Europa League opponents FC Midtj...
13:00 2019-08-16

Queens Park Rangers deny that youth player spat to provoke racist abuse • Rangers have contacted Fifa over incident in Spain• AD Nervión president admits his player made remarkQueens Park Rangers have rejected an allegation from the president of AD Nervión that one of the...
13:00 2019-08-16

Arsenal manager Emery says Kolasinac and Özil are ready to return – video Arsenal manager Unai Emery stressed on Thursday that Mesut Özil and Sead Kolasinac are both mentally ready to play against Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday, after they were the victims of a c...
13:00 2019-08-16

Pete Carroll is the NFL’s oldest head coach. You wouldn’t know it by watching him. The league’s coaches keep getting younger, but Carroll’s message of positivity – complete with pickup basketball and dance-offs – is still at work for the Seahawks....
13:00 2019-08-16

Trump foolishly thinks gold standard will usher in a golden age The president’s nominee for the Fed believes pegged exchange rates will fix the US trade deficit. Not soThere are now scores of efforts to psychoanalyse the US president Donald Trump’s nomination of J...
13:00 2019-08-16

Cyclist blames driver for crash while he was performing wheelie on London street A reckless cyclist blamed a driver for a crash after he tried to undertake him through a narrow gap between his car and a lorry while performing a wheelie....
13:00 2019-08-16

Stormzy praises Brampton Manor Academy after terrific A-level results day UK Grime star Stormzy has lauded a London school on Twitter, following reports a huge number of successful students from the school scored highly in their A-Levels....
13:00 2019-08-16

Cardi B Interviewed Bernie Sanders in a Nail Salon and We Love It!!! Cardi B, a supporter of Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, brought her fans into the center of the 2020 arena during an interview with Sanders at a Detroit nail salon,...
13:00 2019-08-16

Top NC Republican on Mass Shootings: 'Cain Killed Abel With a Rock' Dan Forest is the lieutenant governor of North Carolina, the top Republican elected official in the state, and the frontrunner for the party’s nomination for governor in 2020. He is also insane....
13:00 2019-08-16

Ex-Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes says he has doubts about vertical integration Jeff Bewkes, former CEO of Time Warner, sold his company to AT&T in a deal that closed last year. But Bewkes told CNBC that he believes vertical integration is a "fairly suspect premise."...
13:00 2019-08-16

Beijing says US blacklisting China's largest nuclear power firm is 'just an excuse' "The US administration has abused the blacklist in the name of safeguarding US national security," Chinese state media said, citing similar tactics used on Chinese tech giant Huawei....
13:34 2019-08-16

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medium....
13:34 2019-08-16

Asia stocks mixed as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday as investors watched yields on longer duration U.S. Treasurys as well as for developments on the U.S.-China trade front....
13:34 2019-08-16

Southwest Airlines expands daily service to Hawaii U.S. budget-friendly carrier Southwest Airlines Co will add another daily flight to Hawaii from January 2020, the company said on Thursday, as it counts on leisure travel from the West Coast to boost ...
13:34 2019-08-16

Modi praises India's actions in Kashmir on independence day Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's decision to revoke the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir state, saying he was proud that "'one nation, one constitution' has becom...
13:34 2019-08-16

Chinese embrace Europe r&d centers as springboard The latest wave of design and engineering centers set up by Chinese automakers across Europe is aimed at gaining prestige, better understanding market requirements, learning the complicated ins and ou...
13:34 2019-08-16

The White Lotus Secret Society and the Demise of Mongol Rule in China The White Lotus Society / Sect (written in Chinese as 白莲教, and Romanized as ‘Bai Lian Jiao’) was a millenarian movement that existed in imperial China. As a religious movement, the teachings of the Wh...
13:34 2019-08-16

Swinson agrees to meet Corbyn as temporary PM plan branded 'ridiculous' Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson has agreed to meet with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn "in the coming days" after his proposal to become caretaker prime minister to block a no-deal Brexit received a mixed resp...
13:34 2019-08-16

Trump Is Said to Ask: Can We Buy Greenland? At a meeting last spring in the Oval Office, President Trump joked about buying Greenland for its resources, according to a person who was in attendance....
13:34 2019-08-16

Disney+ Guide: What to Expect From Marvel, Star Wars and More The rumors are true: Marvel TV shows are coming. Star Wars TV shows are coming. Disney+ is coming. The Mouse House officially announced its new streaming platform, Disney+, and all of its......
13:34 2019-08-16

Playboy debuts its first wireless headphones (bunny ears not included) If you think of Playboy, you might not immediately think of wireless headphones; however, the risqué entertainment (ahem) magazine has just launched its own audio brand, called Playboy Audio. ...
13:34 2019-08-16

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong's protests, when to list? Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China's biggest e-commerce company is ...
14:00 2019-08-16

NASA chooses four potential asteroid sample sites for OSIRIS-REx mission The University of Arizona is helping bring part of an asteroid home for the first time in U.S. history. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft started mapping Bennu’s surface as soon as it arrived in 2018. T...
14:00 2019-08-16

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family survive fiery plane crash in Tennessee CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (NBC NEWS) – NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and 1-year-old daughter were transported to a hospital following a private plane crash at a Tennessee airport Thursda...
14:00 2019-08-16

| WATCH | Playing god: Japan temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion - despite critics comparing the android to "Franken...
14:34 2019-08-16

MLB notebook: Yanks' Stanton eyes September return New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton is slated to return from the injured list in September, general manager Brian Cashman told The Athletic on Thursday....
15:00 2019-08-16

Banking: Argentina is back where it started When Mauricio Macri won the last presidential election in 2015, the future for Argentina’s banks looked rosy: a spate of international debt and equity deals confirmed the optimism. No one who particip...
15:00 2019-08-16

Jeffrey Epstein had broken neck bones — raising questions about his cause of death The FBI and a Justice Department watchdog are continuing to probe the death of Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
15:00 2019-08-16

Alibaba just keeps growing, shrugging off Trump's trade war and China's slowing economy (BABA) REUTERS/Aly Song Chinese retail giant Alibaba has released its quarterly results showing that customers are still flocking to the e-commerce platform despite an ailing domestic economy and an ongoing...
15:00 2019-08-16

Chevrolet unveils price of 2020 midengine Corvette Chevrolet's 2020 mid-engine Corvette will start at $59,995 and a dedicated concierge team has started taking pre-orders.       ...
15:34 2019-08-16

Indians are the playoff nightmare Yankees should want to avoid The formula is basic and stands the test of time: If the Twins are in the playoff hunt, then the Yankees should desire to play them. Or do you think they’d rather take their chances against these Indi...
16:00 2019-08-16

Volcano in Mexico erupts multiple times in 24-hour span Volcán Popocatépetl, the second-highest volcano in North America, erupted over seven times in 24 hours.        ...
16:00 2019-08-16

Rashida Tlaib indicates she will not go ahead with Israel visit – live Congresswoman indicated she would not visit family in West Bank despite announcement Israel would approve on ‘humanitarian’ groundsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.47pm BST Tlai...
16:00 2019-08-16

New York fashion week show pulled in protest over venue link to Trump donor Rag & Bone relocating show from The Shed after amid backlash against Hudson Yards developer Stephen RossThe backlash against Trump re-election fundraiser and New York’s Hudson Yards developer, Stephen...
16:00 2019-08-16

Mindhunter season two review – still TV's classiest guilty pleasure The psychopath killer thriller’s FBI maverick sleuth is more authentic than ever as he investigates the Atlanta child murders and the ‘BTK strangler’If you’re going to indulge in a nasty crime drama, ...
16:00 2019-08-16

Welcome back! John Travolta re-enacts his iconic roles Danny Zuko and Vinnie Barbarino John Travolta brought some of his unforgettable roles back to life during a "John Travolt-Off" with Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show."        ...
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