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Your Holiday Shopping Could Get More Expensive, Thanks To UPS Your Holiday Shopping Could Get More Expensive, Thanks To UPS
- June 21, 2017

According to a USA Today report , the charges will range from 27 cents to 97 cents on parcels shipped in November and December. Between December 17 and December 23 UPS Next Day Air shipping will cost an extra 81 cents, UPS 2nd Day Air will cost an extra 97 cents and UPS Ground shipping will cost an extra 27 cents. (more...)
Congressional Baseball Game to be held 1 day after shootings
- June 20, 2017

Rep. Scalise was shot during baseball practice with the GOP team early Wednesday morning after a man approached the field and opened fire. The doctor declined to discuss details of damage to Scalise's internal organs and said the medical team would make no effort to remove "possibly hundreds" of bullet fragments in the lawmaker's abdomen. (more...)
Pokemon GO's Gyms are Getting an Overhaul Pokemon GO's Gyms are Getting an Overhaul
- June 20, 2017

Players will be able to spin the Photo Disc at all Gyms to collect items, just like a PokeStop. The new an improved Gyms will also feature six permanent slots that can be filled by the controlling team's Pokemon. You can also get Premium Raid Passes from the in-game shop. This will make it so that the truly challenging teams will be a littler easier to take down if the team becomes complacent, but there is something they can do to combat that. (more...)
NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life
- June 20, 2017

Mario Perez , a Kepler programme scientist at Nasa , stressed the importance of the space telescope. Between 2009 and 2013, Kepler stared at the same patch of sky in the Cygnus constellation and measured the brightness of some 200,000 stars. (more...)
Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill
- June 20, 2017

Repealing Obamacare is a popular idea among Republican voters, but as the House tried to find a way to do that, Obamacare started to get more popular, even among some Republicans. But Heller is facing a bit more pressure from back home. "Republicans are drafting this bill in secret because they're ashamed of it, plain and simple", said Chuck Schumer , the Senate minority leader, in a statement. (more...)
Supreme Court To Hear Partisan Gerrymandering Case Supreme Court To Hear Partisan Gerrymandering Case
- June 20, 2017

Typically, the party in control of a state legislature will try to draw congressional and state legislative districts in such a way as to maximize their own odds. Those maps, drawn mainly in secret by Republican lawmakers, had achieved one of the clearest cases in modern political history of achieving a lasting advantage for Republican candidates, even though the state's voters are about evenly divided in their affiliation with the two major parties. (more...)
New Quantum-Entanglement Record Could Spur Hack-Proof Communications New Quantum-Entanglement Record Could Spur Hack-Proof Communications
- June 18, 2017

Till now efforts to entangle quantum particles , such as photons, have been limited to distances of about 100 km. The result is an outstanding landmark in the human history of communication and physical science , and reaches far and more. (more...)
Trump 'confirms' he's under probe
- June 18, 2017

Now the probe has expanded to include investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice when he fired Comey . Democrats and Republicans alike decried President Trump's tweet about the Russian Federation investigation on Capitol Hill Friday. (more...)
Microsoft's New Keyboard Comes with a Hidden Fingerprint Reader Microsoft's New Keyboard Comes with a Hidden Fingerprint Reader
- June 17, 2017

Microsoft blended the fingerprint reader on to the keyboard in such a way that it appears to be as any other key. The full-width design includes six-key Home section, cursor keys, a numberpad, and full alphanumerics picked out in grey laptop-style "island" keycaps, while the keyboard's frame is built from aluminium. (more...)
Busy Aisha Tyler says goodbye to 'The Talk' after 6 years
- June 16, 2017

Tyler was in tears when she made her announcement. Tyler said her choice was the "hardest decision" in her life, adding that she considers the co-hosts to be her family, with whom she has "precious" friendships. " Life is about change ", she wrote. In one post, Aisha wrote that life is about change and sometimes it can be both painful and lovely. Following the show, The Talk released a sweet goodbye message to Tyler via Twitter . (more...)
Apple removes Pepe The Frog game from its App Store
- June 15, 2017

Fixing its subscriptions requires much more than banning some keywords, though. With Today's tab, App store editors will be pushing content as part of "Daily Stories" with a new app and game featured as the App of the day along with new lists and other content. (more...)
Samus Returns Headed to 3DS — Metroid Samus Returns Headed to 3DS — Metroid
- June 14, 2017

What a big day for Metroid fans. Just like that game, there will be plenty of divergent paths, bosses to take on and more in Samus Returns . Now we know specifically why. Good job, Nintendo , good job. During Nintendo's E3 Treehouse event, Nintendo of America's Reggie Fils-Aime unveiled Metroid: Samus Returns for the Nintendo 3DS. (more...)
IOS 11 might bring the drag and drop feature to iPhones too IOS 11 might bring the drag and drop feature to iPhones too
- June 11, 2017

It will be available for users to download and install later this year in fall. With iOS 11 , however, it appears sharing your Wi-Fi login details will remain a secret. Other than that, if the iPhone's system detects the car's moving speed using the Wi-Fi antenna, the feature will be switched on. Passengers who are just riding, and not driving, will have the ability to disable the feature. (more...)
Cortana in Edge now finds you lower prices while you shop Cortana in Edge now finds you lower prices while you shop
- June 10, 2017

Microsoft on Thursday announced that the Windows 10 Insider Preview build 16215 for PC and 15222 for Mobile are now available to download, and with those new versions come a bunch of new features. This latest build also includes a new XAML (Extensible Application Markup Language)-based handwriting panel that automatically converts words into text and shifts them out of the way for continuous pen input. (more...)
Trump administration orders review of landmark sage grouse plan Trump administration orders review of landmark sage grouse plan
- June 10, 2017

He's not yet sure, though, whether he's more optimistic than he is cautious about Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's announcement Wednesday. "Westerners worked in an unprecedented way to create the current sage grouse conservation plans that are widely supported and serve as a model for future successful collaboration", Sen. (more...)
Google Releases Update to Fix the Pixel Freezing Issue Google Releases Update to Fix the Pixel Freezing Issue
- June 08, 2017

According to Google, these two security patch level strings will offer Android partners enhanced flexibility for fixing a set of vulnerabilities that are similar for most Android devices faster. Android users should no longer have to worry about the issue that causes freezing and lagging after the rollout of the June security patches. Nexus - and now Pixel - devices are usually spared from Android fragmentation, because they're under Google's watchful eye. (more...)
Reports say that VR on Xbox will not be at E3
- June 08, 2017

Xbox Live's Larry Hryb (AKA Major Nelson) has caught up with Kevin Gammill from the Xbox engineering team to talk about the Project Scorpio dev kit and what makes it so unique. It's a nice looking box, and it'll be fun to see what consumer Scorpio looks like next week. There's also an additional plug-in device called an Xbox Transfer Device. (more...)
Amazon, Mozilla to stage net neutrality protest day Amazon, Mozilla to stage net neutrality protest day
- June 08, 2017

Participants in the event include Amazon, Kickstarter , Etsy , Reddit, Mozilla, Vimeo , GitHub and Y Combinator. The day of action is a response to the FCC 's plans to dismantle key net neutrality rules , including the classification of internet providers as common carriers, something that's also known as "Title II". (more...)
Apple HomePod Speaker to Compete with Amazon Echo
- June 07, 2017

Analysts said Apple is playing to its strength in the music industry by focusing on sound quality and its catalog of songs available on HomePod. The speaker will also maintain an emphasis on privacy by only sending voice data to the cloud in response to specific requests initiated with "Hey Siri", which the speaker will listen for with local voice recognition. (more...)
Cam Newton to begin throwing next week, Panthers coach says Cam Newton to begin throwing next week, Panthers coach says
- June 07, 2017

He wrote, "Cam forgot to invite us to his birthday getaway so we didn't invite him on our camping trip". Newton has not thrown since he went into surgery to fix a partially torn rotator cuff on his right shoulder in March. Vermillion estimated that Newton could begin a throwing regimen 12 weeks after surgery and start throwing with the team after 16 weeks, so he's on track with the team's timeline. (more...)
Nintendo Is Bringing the Splatoon 2 Pro Controller to North America Nintendo Is Bringing the Splatoon 2 Pro Controller to North America
- June 07, 2017

Nintendo adds: "Nintendo switching online subscribers can play various classic games, including Super Mario Bros 3, balloon fight and dr Mario other games will be released later on the appearance of classic NES games library includes date". (more...)
$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service
- June 06, 2017

The $3.8 billion pipeline will move North Dakota oil through South Dakota and Iowa to a distribution point in IL. The meeting came one day before the DAPL is expected to begin moving oil from North Dakota into South Dakota, Iowa and ultimately IL for distribution. (more...)
Trump withdraws from climate pact, world leaders push back
- June 03, 2017

Indeed, because clean energy is the sector most likely to generate tens of millions of high-wage manufacturing jobs in the coming decades, Trump's abandonment of Paris is just one more way he is hurting the voters to whom he promised an industrial rebirth. (more...)
The Trump Administration Now Wants SCOTUS To Reinstate The Travel Ban
- June 03, 2017

The move caused chaos at airports with nationals from Somalia, Iran, Iraq , Syria, Sudan, Libya and Yemen barred form entry for 90 days and the entire refugee programme halted for 120 days. Justice Department asks Supreme Court to... So far the travel ban has been litigated in courts dominated by Democratic-appointees. "The real losers in this case are the millions of individual Americans whose security is threatened on a daily basis by those who seek to do us harm", Shedd wrote . (more...)
Amazon Echo Can Now Organize Your Life
- June 03, 2017

Alexa can also update you on the status of any timer on demand, or cancel them if needed. When I'm at home , I nearly always have multiple timers running at once, for everything from laundry to kitchen activities like cooking, baking, thawing, and marinating. (more...)