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Kantar study: Amazon passes Apple, Google as world's most valuable brand

Retail giant Amazon surpassed Google Tuesday as the world's most valuable brand -- with a total value of $315.5 billion, an increase of more than $100 million in the past year, a research group said in a new study....

Kantar study: Amazon passes Apple, Google as world's most valuable brand

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Amazon overtakes Google and Apple to become the world’s most valuable brand Amazon has become the world’s most valuable brand this year by overtaking Google and Apple, according to a report. Last year, Google was ranked the top, followed by Apple and Amazon.The 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, released by WPP and Kantar put amazon on top. Smar...
20:00, 2019-06-23

The world's most valuable brand is not who Apple and Google fans might expect There are many research firms that publish yearly reports ranking the world's most valuable brands after taking different factors and numbers into consideration, but for a long time, one of only two names has found itself at the top of almost every such list.The Google-Apple duopoly has finally been...
16:00, 2019-06-11

Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. The world’s least valuable brand: Amazon Warehouse Worker Pee in a Bottle Thirst Quencher....
21:15, 2019-06-12

Apple and Google are the top two most valuable brands in wireless tech Quick. Name the most valuable brand name in the world. Apple? nope. Google? That answer is so 2018. According to the 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands rankings computed by WPP and Kantar, Amazon is the most valuable brand with a value of $315 billion. Since the report considers Amazon ...
09:45, 2019-06-24

‘Over The Rainbow’ composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like “Over the Rainbow” and “I’ve Got the World On a String,” is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. His son told BBC News that he found more than 6,000 unauthorized copies of his songs on Google, Apple and ...
21:45, 2019-05-22

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google to testify in Congress on competition The House committee investigating antitrust in tech is about to call some big names to the microphone. Aides for antitrust panel chairman Rep. David Cicilline have confirmed that the committee is holding a hearing on July 16th where it will question......
04:15, 2019-07-10

Why Apple's Siri isn't as smart as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Computer scientists have been working on some of their underlying technologies for more than half a century — so why can't Apple make Siri work better? Here's where virtual assistants came from and where they go wrong....
01:00, 2019-06-05

'Over The Rainbow' composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon for piracy The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like "Over the Rainbow" and "I've Got the World On a String," is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. ...
20:15, 2019-05-21

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to testify to Congress on antitrust The companies have been summoned to Capitol Hill as part of House lawmakers' wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big tech firms and the threats they may pose to competition....
23:45, 2019-07-09

US Lawmakers Grill Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google at Antitrust Hearing US lawmakers grilled executives from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a hearing Tuesday as part of their wide-ranging investigation into big tech companies and the threats they may pose to......
10:30, 2019-07-17

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Could Face Antitrust Investigations. How Do Those Work? Four of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms — Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple — could face antitrust investigations from the Trump Administration and Congress. After unusual negotiations on the subject, the Federal Trade Commission agreed to handle any potential investigations i...
19:01, 2019-06-05

Feds prepare investigations of Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook for anti-competitive activities The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are preparing to crack down on any anti-competitive activities by tech giants Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook, according to a report from Reuters on Monday....
07:30, 2019-06-04

Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple shares drop as Congress launches antitrust investigation Shares of Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple dropped Monday as Congress launched its first Big Tech antitrust probe.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-04

iOS 13: Apple Maps gets a brand new look this fall Apple Maps is getting new features including a Google Street View-style tool called Look Around that lets you explore cities in 3D.        ...
15:30, 2019-06-04

Laptop Mag's brand rankings put HP at the top – with Apple far down Our friends at Laptop Mag have published their annual "Best Laptop Brands" report, ranking all of the major laptop makers on various criteria. When you're looking for the best laptop you can get, there's more to it than just finding one loaded with the best processor in a slick design...
21:30, 2019-06-05

Deal: Get a brand new Apple iPhone SE for as low as $240 Despite the fact that Apple discontinued the iPhone SE, the Cupertino-based company continues to sell refurbished as well as new units for a lot less than the suggested retail price. However, many retailers are trying to cut Apple's prices and offer better deals on the company's older iPhone models....
21:30, 2019-07-02

Apple just surprised us with a brand new iPod touch For the first time since 2015, Apple is refreshing its iPod touch line with a brand new model. The 2019 edition of the affordable portable device features an A10 Fusion chip, which first appeared on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus back in 2016. Apple says that the processor upgrade will bring improve...
21:15, 2019-05-28

Your Budget Won't Sweat This Amazon Brand Activewear Sale Amazon sells its own activewear, because Amazon sells everything now, and they’re discounting a bunch of the men’s stuff below their already-low MSRPs today....
16:45, 2019-05-31

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
15:00, 2019-07-09

Apple may release an iPhone SE 2 with a brand new design next year The iPhone SE has long been a sleeper hit for Apple, with Tim Cook noting a few years ago that demand for the compact device was surprisingly strong and even higher than Apple’s own internal projections. “We’re thrilled with the response that we’ve seen on it,” Cook sai...
05:30, 2019-05-28

Apple just took a direct shot at Google and Facebook with a new service called 'Sign in with Apple' (AAPL) Apple Apple introduced a new sign-in service called "Sign in with Apple" at its WWDC keynote on Monday. The new service is a direct shot at Google and Facebook, which offer similar services but sell your personal information to advertisers and third parties in order to make money. Visit Business In...
04:15, 2019-06-04

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Business Insider Intelligence research through your co...
01:45, 2019-07-08

Brand new Pixel 4 leak features the same design that Google confirmed Responding to a series of recent leaks that claimed the Pixel 4 would have a square-shaped dual-lens rear camera module, Google shocked fans last week by actually releasing a render of the Pixel 4’s rear design which confirmed the rumors. Since then, a prototype of the phone was spotted in the...
04:15, 2019-06-18

Apple’s AR glasses might be the first brand new product to launch after Jony Ive’s departure If you’ve been following Apple for a while now, the news that Jony Ive left the company shouldn’t have been a massive shock. Ive has been with Apple for nearly three decades and influenced every product that launched since then, both under Steve Jobs and Tim Cook. And his design decision...
14:30, 2019-06-28

Get a Smart Keyboard for Apple's classic 9.7-inch iPad Pro at the low, low price of $60 (brand new) If you're still somehow in the possession of a 2016-released 9.7-inch iPad Pro, you might be inclined to upgrade to Apple's new iPad Air, one of last year's sleek iPad Pro variants with Face ID technology, or even 2018's 9.7-inch "regular" iPad. But with iOS 12 support already provided, an iOS 13 iP...
09:30, 2019-06-21

Killer eBay deal brings original 128GB Google Pixel XL down to $200 (brand new) Google's hot new Pixel 3a and 3a XL are the talk of the town right now, shining in the camera performance department with the same stellar rear-facing shooter of the "regular" Pixel 3 and 3 XL in tow at a fraction of the price. But Android purists who have even less than 400 bucks to spend on a new ...
23:30, 2019-05-29

Apple's brand image in China is wrecked, expected to lead to big iPhone sales decline As if Apple's troubles in the world's largest smartphone market weren't already bad enough, iPhones have been reportedly facing somewhat of an "informal boycott" from consumers in China for several months now as a consequence of a heated trade war with the US that's showing no signs of a de-escalati...
19:00, 2019-05-29

Lady Gaga is launching her long-awaited beauty brand exclusively on Amazon — and pre-orders start on Prime Day Emma McIntyre/Getty Images Lady Gaga is finally launching her beauty brand, Haus Laboratories. Haus Laboratories will reportedly be the first major beauty brand sold exclusively on Amazon. Pre-orders start on July 15 — which is also Amazon Prime Day — with the launch date set for Septe...
15:45, 2019-07-10

Amazon, Flipkart Said to Be Unlikely to Fully Participate in CCI Study Amazon and Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets....
16:45, 2019-05-28

Apple and Huawei make the toughest phones, says study It may not come as a surprise that Apple makes quality phones that rarely need to be repaired - after all, it makes the most expensive phones on average - but putting Huawei high up on that list is pretty telling, too. Research firm Harris Interactive followed 130050 after-sale interventions from th...
15:30, 2019-06-07

Apple Watch sale at Amazon: the Apple Watch 3 gets an $80 price cut If you've had your eye on the Apple Watch now is the time to snag a killer deal at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the Apple Watch 3 38mm on sale for just $199. That's an $80 discount and the lowest price we've found for the series 3 smartwatch. If you're interested in a ...
18:45, 2019-05-29

Google AI detected lung cancer better than radiologists, study shows Google unveiled an artificial intelligence system that demonstrated an amazing ability to detect lung cancer in early testing and even outperformed radiologists. ...
20:15, 2019-05-21

Google Makes Billions From News Without Paying Publishers: Study Google took in some $4.7 billion in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to an industry-sponsored study released Monday which was disputed by......
14:30, 2019-06-11

Google made $4.7bn from news sites in 2018, study claims News Media Alliance says revenue was almost as much as that of entire online news industry, although some question methodologyGoogle made $4.7bn in advertising from news content last year, almost as much as the revenue of the entire online news industry, according to a study released on Monday.Accor...
23:30, 2019-06-10

Google Made $4.7 Billion From the News Industry in 2018, Study Says Journalists create the content, and big tech companies are profiting off it, according to a new analysis. “We need to share the revenue,” a news publisher says....
23:30, 2019-06-09

Amazon, Walmart's Flipkart unlikely to respond to key queries in India antitrust study: sources Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc's Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
19:01, 2019-05-28

Ad Giant WPP to Sell Kantar Stake to Bain WPP has agreed to sell a 60% stake in its Kantar market-research unit to Bain Capital Private Equity, raising about $3.1 billion in the advertising giant’s biggest move yet to refocus its portfolio....
22:45, 2019-07-12

Google rewards reputable reporting over left-wing politics, Economist study finds President Donald Trump and other Republicans have accused Google of anti-conservative bias a number of times over the last few years, while the tech giant has said its algorithm and worker-powered systems don't take ideology into account. ...
22:00, 2019-06-07

WPP in Talks to Sell Kantar Stake to Bain Capital The sale would mark the biggest move yet by Chief Executive Mark Read in his effort to revive WPP’s fortunes since taking over the top job last year....
22:45, 2019-07-01

Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 billion selling Kantar stake to Bain WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild....
01:45, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 3-Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 bln selling Kantar stake to Bain WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild....
14:15, 2019-07-12

Apple Versus Google: Who's Winning the App War? Picking a smartphone to accompany you through life isn’t just about choosing between iOS and Android: It’s also about deciding which apps you’re going to pick for your emails, your driving directions, your music and so on. Having used both sets of native apps for years at this point, here’s our defi...
22:15, 2019-06-19

Can I buy a phone that doesn’t use anything from Google or Apple? Steve does not like firms slurping up his data, so wants a device that respects his privacy I have concerns about the likes of Google and Apple slurping up as much info as they can about me from my phone. I’ve tried looking online for alternatives and found mentions of things like /e/, Lineage, Sail...
09:30, 2019-07-04

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight of A......
06:15, 2019-06-03

Amazon's Taking Up to $70 Off the Apple Watch Series 4 The Apple Watch as a product line may have had a rocky launch, but its latest iteration, the Series 4, is a seriously impressive leap forward. So whether you’re finally upgrading your original model, or even getting your very first wearable, it’s the one you should buy, especially on sale....
23:45, 2019-05-22

WPP in exclusive talks to sell Kantar stake to Bain Capital WPP is in exclusive talks to sell a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, it said on Monday, in a $4 billion deal aimed at steering the world's biggest advertising company back to growth....
22:15, 2019-07-01

Vista Equity Partners lines up binding bid for Kantar - sources Private equity fund Vista Equity Partners has emerged as one of four U.S. bidders vying for a majority stake in WPP's data analytics firm Kantar, two sources close to the deal told Reuters....
18:30, 2019-05-22

Amazon Echo vs Google Home: which is the smart speaker for you? If you're in the market for a smart speaker, then you're going to have to weigh up the Amazon Echo vs Google Home question: how do you split two of the best devices out there? Well, hopefully we can help.As you would expect from two of the biggest names in tech, the Amazon Echo and the Goo...
18:45, 2019-05-29

Google and Amazon bring the YouTube app back to Fire TV Months after Amazon and Google ended their fight over streaming video, the official YouTube app is once again available on Fire TV devices. As of today, some Fire TV devices (multiple Fire TV Stick variants and the Fire TV Cube) and TV sets (from Ele......
16:00, 2019-07-09

Deal: You can still grab an Apple Watch Series 3 for $80 off on Amazon Every new Apple product is more expensive than the predecessor and the company's smartwatch is no exception to this unwritten rule. Those who can't afford to purchase a new Apple Watch or iPhone must wait at least one year hoping that the price will drop so that they can get their favorite device.If...
09:45, 2019-05-30

Deal: Grab an Apple Watch Series 3 for 30% off via Amazon Apple Watch Series 3 price has just dropped below the psychological $200 mark, but this has happened quite frequently in the last six months or so. These days, paying the full price for a previous generation Apple smartwatch is the exception rather than the rule.All major US retailers have had promo...
21:15, 2019-06-17

Amazon Prime Day is here early for the latest Apple iPad While the big Amazon shopping event is still weeks away, that doesn't mean you can't find Prime Day deals now on best-selling items. For example, right now you can get the latest model Apple iPad on sale for $328. That's a $100 discount and the lowest price we've found for the 12...
18:15, 2019-06-17

Apple, Amazon, YouTube: Safer, faster & less annoying The much hyped iTunes demise doesn't matter; what does is moves made by Apple and YouTube to better lives, by taking on robocalls, hate speech and more.       ...
01:45, 2019-06-09

Deal: Save up to $220 on Apple's 2018 iPad Pro at Amazon Apple's iPad Pro is most likely among the most expensive tablets that you can get right now. Depending on the model you choose, you might be forced to come up with no less than $1,900 upfront. Even the cheapest iPad Pro 12.9-inch costs $1,000, and it's not even the cellular version.Now, if you must ...
21:00, 2019-05-31

Deal: Buy the Apple iPad (2018) at Amazon and save up to 25% The iPad Pro certainly isn’t for everyone due to both its size and price. The iPad Mini, on the opposite end of the spectrum, could be a bit too small for your liking. Because of this, Apple offers an iPad Air but, unfortunately, this may still be priced out of your budget.If you identify with all o...
17:45, 2019-05-30

The DOJ's antitrust chief just telegraphed how it could go after Google, Apple and other big tech Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim laid out some possible antitrust arguments against big tech companies in a new speech. His office is reportedly overseeing possible investigations into Google parent company Alphabet and Apple....
23:30, 2019-06-11

Spies try to slide into your encrypted DMs, Apple and Google are not impressed GCHQ. Behind this abbreviation for Government Communications Headquarters are the spy agencies of the United Kingdom, just like the NSA is an umbrella for other three-letter organizations that are tasked with keeping our country safe from adversaries foreign and domestic.These, apparently, include c...
17:45, 2019-05-30

Apple and Google show off their more inclusive emoji for 2019 The Unicode Consortium teased the next round of emoji additions for 2019, and now it's clear just what they'll look like when they reach your phone. Both Apple and Google are marking World Emoji Day (July 17th) by showing their adaptations of the doz......
09:15, 2019-07-17

Apple hits Google where it hurts; says iOS 12 runs on 85% of devices Apple’s announcements at WWDC yesterday undoubtedly focused on the company’s updated range of operating systems including iOS 13, watchOS 6, and the new iPadOS. However, the company did also point out the popularity of last year’s iOS 12 update and, as is now customary, took the time to critique And...
13:01, 2019-06-04

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
04:45, 2019-06-04

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
10:15, 2019-06-02

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has reported that Google hires contractors to listen and transcribe audio reco...
04:15, 2019-07-12

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
09:45, 2019-06-02

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....
20:30, 2019-06-03

Bernie Sanders says he'd 'absolutely' try to break up Facebook, Google, Amazon Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said today that he would "absolutely" look to break up Big Tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google on antitrust grounds....
23:15, 2019-07-16

Deal: Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro is half off on Amazon There's no doubt that $150 for a tablet keyboard is a tough pill to swallow even for an Apple product. Of course, there are some cheaper alternatives available on the market, but they can't be compared with Apple's keyboard.The Apple Smart Keyboard is a great accessory if you're typing a lot on your...
08:45, 2019-05-31

Pre-Prime Day deal: the Apple Watch 4 is down to its lowest price ever at Amazon If you've had your eye on the latest Apple Watch, then today is your lucky day. Amazon is running a pre-Prime Day deal on the Apple Watch Series 4 and reducing the price down to just $339. That's a $60 discount and the lowest price we've seen for the best-selling smartwatch. The Appl...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Apple rejects Google CEO's criticism over privacy being a 'luxury good' A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai's claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its products....
23:00, 2019-05-28

Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
22:15, 2019-06-03

Apple, Google and others condemn UK plan to view encrypted chats Major players within the tech industry have long-opposed the idea of government access to users' messages and chat conversations -- now they're continuing the fight with an open letter to GCHQ (the UK's government communication headquarters) lambasti......
18:15, 2019-05-30

Android 'Fast Share' is Google's answer to Apple's AirDrop Android Beam was Google's attempt at delivering a seamless local sharing feature on Android devices, in the vein of Apple's AirDrop. Introduced in 2011, Android Beam is an NFC-based system that allows for short-range exchange of data between devices, and with the release of Android Q, it is going aw...
22:45, 2019-07-01

Google login chief actually praises new ‘Sign In with Apple’ button At WWDC last week when Apple got around to introducing the new app sign-in button it’s planning to introduce with the launch of iOS 13 this fall, it actually drew a big round of audience applause and cheers. The iPhone maker, which has reportedly asked that developers position the button right...
02:15, 2019-06-13

How 'Sign in With Apple' Improves on Google, Facebook, and Twitter's Options Amongst the reveals we saw at WWDC 2019 was a new technology for apps and the web: “Sign in with Apple.” It’s supposedly a more private way to sign into apps and services, according to the company. But if Apple’s version is more private, what are you actually giving away when you sign in with a comp...
18:30, 2019-06-11

The search deal between Google and Apple took four months working 'every single day' Google pays Apple billions of dollars to be the default search engine in the Safari browser on iPhones and Mac computers. A deal like that doesn't come together overnight....
21:15, 2019-06-10

Android's new Fast Share is Google's answer to Apple AirDrop Earlier this year, Google revealed that its next mobile OS release – Android Q – would be losing support for Android Beam, the closest thing the iOS competitor has to Apple’s AirDrop.Android Beam used a device’s NFC technology to (slowly) share files and media with other ...
10:45, 2019-07-01

Apple, Google and Microsoft are fighting to keep your encrypted chats private Just as more tech companies are starting to see the light when it comes to privacy and security, intelligence agencies would still like to be able to spy on encrypted communication, whether it’s text chats or calls. The same goes for the British spies at GCHQ, who proposed back in November tha...
07:30, 2019-05-31

New Apple Sign-In Option Could Keep More Personal Data Away From Facebook, Google Apple’s plan to enable anonymous sign-ins on mobile apps threatens to choke off access to data for companies including Facebook and Google, which use the information to track users and sell ads....
21:30, 2019-06-06

Apple rejects Google CEO’s criticism over privacy being a ‘luxury good’ A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its products. In a recent New York Times op-ed, the Google chief executive wrote that “privacy cannot be a luxury good offered only to people w...
04:15, 2019-05-30

On World Emoji Day, Apple and Google continue inclusive push Apple and Google are taking World Emoji Day seriously, rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but also expand the number of images of human diversity....
02:00, 2019-07-18

Nokia Launches Entry-Level Mesh Wi-Fi Router to Take on Amazon, Google Nokia has launched an affordable mesh Wi-Fi router, Beacon 1, to follow up its more powerful Beacon 3 mesh router. Beacon 1 is now shipping and costs $129 in the US....
16:00, 2019-07-10

The pointless Amazon and Google streaming feud officially ends today It was announced a few months ago, but today actually makes things official: Amazon and Google streaming apps are finally available on each others’ platforms again starting today, putting to rest a spat between them that did little more than disadvantage customers after an escalating series of...
15:15, 2019-07-09

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divide over government intervention in the market....
06:45, 2019-06-08

Walmart taps ex-Google, Amazon employee as new chief technology officer Walmart Inc has appointed Suresh Kumar, a former employee of Alphabet Inc-owned Google and Amazon.com Inc, as its new chief technology officer as it tries to fuel an internal tech transformation and boost its e-commerce business....
19:30, 2019-05-28

Coal Billionaire Woos Amazon And Google With Indian Data Hubs A string of successful bets on ports, mining and commodities helped transform Gautam Adani from a nondescript diamond trader into a tycoon with a net worth of $10 billion....
20:45, 2019-07-11

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Setting aside (mis)measurement issues, concerns about debilitatingly high inflation and the excessive po...
09:00, 2019-05-24

Amazon's Discounting Apple's Latest iPads, Including Best-Ever iPad Pro Prices Whether you require the raw power, advanced screen, and superior camera, and USB-C connectivity of the latest and greatest iPad Pros, or if the standard 9.7 iPad can fulfill your tablet needs, Amazon’s offering all of Apple’s latest tablets for some of the best prices we’ve seen....
19:30, 2019-05-31

Deal: Amazon hosting massive Apple Watch Series 3 and 4 sale Amazon is running huge Apple Watch sale with great discounts on the most recent models, as well as previous generation smartwatches. If you're looking for a brand new Apple Watch Series 3 or 4, you should definitely check out Amazon's prices while the sale is still live.From what we've been able to ...
01:00, 2019-06-05

Amazon Memorial Day sale: deals on the Apple Watch, Dyson Vacuum and more Memorial Day weekend is officially here, and that means huge discounts from top retailers on appliances, electronics, home items and more. Amazon is participating in the big sale event with massive price cuts on mattresses, TVs, vacuums, patio furniture, and more. To help you find the standout deal...
22:45, 2019-05-24

Deal: Apple Watch Series 4 models available at all-time low prices on Amazon Apple's love for high profit margins combined with its popularity means the company's products are very rarely discounted. But if you hop over to Amazon right now, certain Apple Watch Series 4 models can be purchased at all-time low prices.Representing the biggest discount currently available, Amazo...
21:45, 2019-05-23

Apple's Siri needs an update. Here are 7 ideas to be more competitive with Alexa and Google Siri first introduced in 2011, but lags behind Alexa and Google Assistant in consumer surveys. After years of promises, Apple needs to get serious.        ...
16:30, 2019-05-28

Google and Facebook are gonna hate Apple’s new privacy-preserving online ads Apple has outlined a new plan to make online ads private. A new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, aims to stop ads from tracking you across the web. The company says the proposed solution will allow advertisers to measure the effectiveness of their ad campaigns on the w...
16:15, 2019-05-23

Apple, Google, and WhatsApp ask U.K. to kill encrypted message viewing plan A group of 47 signatories joined together to oppose a U.K. proposal that would enable government agents to receive unencrypted versions of encrypted chats.Read More...
20:15, 2019-05-30

With World Emoji Day upon us, Apple, Google show off emojis coming soon to their devices For World Emoji Day, Apple and Google shared some of the emojis coming to devices later this year, which include emoji for people with disabilities.       ...
06:30, 2019-07-17

Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
05:45, 2019-06-05

Apple forces developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will require developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to developer guidelines released this week....
04:30, 2019-06-05

How Salesforce got its developer conference right, while Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and Google lost their way Salesforce made developers and admins the stars at TrailheaDX 2019. Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Facebook failed to do the same at their developer conferences....
01:15, 2019-06-17

Google looks to challenge Amazon's cloud market dominance with major acquisition The purchase of Looker will add a new analytics tool for Google Cloud’s customers, giving the company an edge against industry leader Amazon.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-06

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets and the tech industry, looking into giants such as Facebook, Google and Amazon for “competition pro...
09:01, 2019-06-04

Deal: Amazon offers $100 discount on the 9.7-inch Apple iPad 128GB (Wi-Fi+Cellular) Apple's products are expensive even when they're on sale, but if you're not an early adopter, you can at least pay a bit less for an iPhone or iPad. Although you'll have to wait two or three months for a good deal on either of those products, sometimes it's really worth the wait.One of the latest iP...
02:45, 2019-06-09

Pick up this popular official Apple iPad accessory for half-price at Amazon You love your Apple iPad (2018), we get it. But you didn't want to pay $39 for an official Smart Cover from Apple, and now you're concerned about damaging the tablet. Well, suppose we told you that the same accessory that Apple charges $39 for can be purchased from Amazon for half price. The only dr...
20:00, 2019-06-06

Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department's antitrust investigations into Google and Apple, saying his past lobbying for the companies raised conflict of interest concerns....
17:00, 2019-06-11

US tech stocks slide as Google, Facebook and Apple fear antitrust investigations US government reportedly considering separate investigations into whether tech giants are engaged in anti-competitive practicesUS tech stocks were dragged down on Monday amid fears US antitrust officials were preparing to investigate Apple, Facebook and Google parent Alphabet, as the political winds...
00:00, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
06:15, 2019-06-05

‘Sign In With Apple’ Promises a Solution to Google and Facebook's Sleazy Tracking Practices Apple’s privacy push continued on Monday when the company announced “Sign in with Apple,” a login service meant to block all the tracking that comes with social logins like Facebook and Google’s login.Read more......
21:30, 2019-06-03

Apple, Google and WhatsApp condemn GCHQ proposal to eavesdrop on encrypted messages In an open letter to GCHQ, 47 signatories including Apple, Google and WhatsApp have jointly urged the U.K. cybersecurity agency to abandon its plans for a so-called "ghost protocol."...
10:15, 2019-05-30

U.S. Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department's antitrust investigations into Google and Apple, saying his past lobbying for the companies raised conflict of interest concerns....
16:15, 2019-06-11

CORRECTED-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
06:15, 2019-06-05

Google, Facebook, Amazon dominate the tech industry. Now, a House panel is putting them on trial The House Judiciary Committee is launching its investigation into the market dominance of tech giants such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon.       ...
21:15, 2019-06-11

New York subway riders can use iPhone, Apple Watch, Google Pay and credit cards to pay the fare May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-31

Google Stadia vs Apple Arcade vs Microsoft Project xCloud: Your phone is your next gaming console Games on both the App and Play Store are dime a dozen, with seemingly more than enough variety to keep just about anyone happy. However, the vast majority of mobile games are hollow, purpose-less cashgrabs that lack the polish, depth, gameplay, and storytelling of triple-A titles for the dedicated g...
08:45, 2019-06-18

Prepaid card transactions will hit $396 billion by 2022 — and new players like Apple, Amazon, and Venmo are trying to gain share This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. BI Intelligence The US prepaid card ecosystem is huge, with 10.7 billion prepaid card transactions made in 2016 r...
18:00, 2019-07-02

Don't expect Apple or Amazon to buy Tesla, Morgan Stanley analyst warns investors in private call In a private call with Morgan Stanley clients on Wednesday, research analyst Adam Jones, a long-time Tesla bull, said it's extremely unlikely that big tech firms like Apple or Amazon would ever move to acquire the electric vehicle maker....
00:30, 2019-05-23

Why it makes sense to see Apple’s new login button in iPhone apps that support Google and Facebook logins Apple unveiling its “Sign In with Apple” button during its iOS 13 presentation at WWDC on Monday was arguably one of the most exciting moments of the keynote. Similar in design and functionality with the same login buttons that we keep seeing around the web and in apps with Google and Fa...
17:45, 2019-06-05

Israeli security company reportedly has tool that spies on Apple, Google and Facebook cloud data An Israeli cybersecurity company has reportedly developed spyware that can scrape data from the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft products....
03:30, 2019-07-20

The most and least valuable states 24/7 Wall St. used data from 2015's “New Estimates of Value of Land of the United States" to rank the contiguous 48 states        ...
19:45, 2019-06-28

This could be the most valuable Porsche ever sold The Porsche 911's great grandfather is going up for auction this summer and it could well be the most valuable car ever sold with the Porsche name on it....
07:45, 2019-05-24

This could become the most valuable Porsche ever sold The Porsche 911's great grandfather is going up for auction this summer and it could well be the most valuable car ever sold with the Porsche name on it....
06:45, 2019-05-28

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by more than 70% in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The service currently has approximately 32 million subscri...
16:15, 2019-07-12

Now The War of the Worlds has spread to inner space Carl Guyenette has turned musician Jeff Wayne's 70’s concept album into two hours of immersive terror – by putting all the tech at the service of the story...
12:01, 2019-05-24

Apple iPhone 11 may add night mode feature to rival Google's Night Sight Apple iPhone 11 & 11 Max CAD-based rendersApple isn’t expected to make any major changes to the front of its upcoming flagships, but the next-gen iPhones are set to receive some pretty major cameras upgrades in terms of both hardware and software. Today, a potential new feature has been revealed. Ni...
02:15, 2019-06-13

How cricket in India became one of the most valuable opportunities in sports The Indian Premier League, or IPL, is a relatively new league, but it is already one of the richest cricket tournaments on the planet. In 2018, the IPL was valued at $6.3 billion, according to financial advisory firm Duff & Phelps....
19:00, 2019-07-13

These valuable pennies are worth up to $200,000—and they might be in your pocket Do you keep your old pennies? A 1943 bronze Lincoln cent attracted nearly 30 bids and sold for $204,000 in January, according to Heritage Auctions.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-19

Stitch Fix CEO says it's getting better at finding the most valuable customers for its service Shares of Stitch Fix rose nearly 15% Thursday after the online personal styling company reported Wednesday that it beat earnings and sales expectations in the fiscal third quarter of 2019....
23:00, 2019-06-06

Yankees were right not to risk losing this valuable veteran How replaceable is Cameron Maybin? It came down to that question on Thursday night. The verdict: not particularly replaceable. The Yankees rightly recognized that sometimes, analytics principles must be sacrificed for the greater good. After they outlasted the dangerous Astros, 10-6 at a rainy Yanke...
13:45, 2019-06-21

I learned 3 valuable lessons from this new pesto cookbook You may raise an eyebrow at single-subject cookbooks: “Am I really going to make enough cake pops to justify an entire book on the subject?” (I owned the cake pop cookbook. I made them once and donated the book thereafter.)...
23:30, 2019-07-19

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
04:15, 2019-06-01

Huawei Mate 30 Pro leak shows that when Apple and Google zig, Huawei likes to zag Say what you want about Huawei, but when everyone zigs, they like to zag. While the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro weren't the first phones with a square camera module on the back, they might have been the most widely known. And now that Apple and Google plan to steal the look for the iPhone 11 and Pixel 4...
22:45, 2019-07-01

Apple's ground game versus Google's long game As Android has failed to expand far beyond smartphones, Apple has fortified a device ecosystem around pillars of related operating systems. Google sees AI as its wrecking ball....
01:45, 2019-06-18

The Apple App Store continues to outperform the Google Play Store Even though Android dominates the global smartphone market with a market share estimated at 85%, the Apple App Store consistently generates more revenue than the Google Play Store. The latest data from app researcher Sensor Tower (via AppleInsider) reveals that the top 100 apps in the App Store brou...
21:30, 2019-06-18

Where ‘The Outer Worlds' gets its sense of humor In The Outer Worlds, there are specially bred swine called "cystypigs." You find them in a factory farm near Fallbrook, a smuggler's town on a distant planet. Maybe you climbed through the sewers and emerged face to ass with one, or entered through t......
03:00, 2019-06-14

The Outer Worlds Is An RPG About Controlling The Narrative If you fall into the category of people who believe that 2010’s Fallout: New Vegas was the best game in the series, then The Outer Worlds might be for you. Last week at E3, I spoke to the game’s co-director, Leonard Boyarsky, for a bonus episode of Kotaku Splitscreen digging deep into this cyberpunk...
22:45, 2019-06-17

Wilmer Font becoming a valuable weapon in Mets’ bullpen CHICAGO — Wilmer Font wasn’t much in his auditions as a starter for the Mets, but in the bullpen, he can’t go wrong. The right-hander continued his dominant relief work Thursday, with three shutout innings in the Mets’ 7-4 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Font entered in the fourth inning, after s...
13:45, 2019-06-21

Nine in 10 workers miss this valuable retirement savings opportunity More companies are adding a Roth option to their 401(k) plans to let workers stash after-tax dollars for retirement. Financial advisors say this is a good way to maximize income and minimize your tax bill once you've retired....
18:15, 2019-07-20

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star and its exoplanet, the IAU announced yesterday.Read more......
22:00, 2019-06-07

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different battles in their quest for equality, writes DW's Barbara Mohr in Reims....
00:00, 2019-06-10

BIG TECH IN HEALTHCARE: How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is undergoing a profound transformation. Costs are skyrocketing...
09:15, 2019-07-19

Carli Lloyd faces the end armed with her most valuable weapon: anger At 36, the coming World Cup will likely be Carli Lloyd’s last. But, as always, others’ doubts will only make her more dangerousIt seemed like a fairly innocuous question – complimentary even. Carli Lloyd had been in such good form recently as the Women’s World Cup approaches, scoring five goals in h...
12:30, 2019-06-07

The Pirates are baseball’s most valuable World Series long shot LAS VEGAS — The MLB All-Star break is a great time to take stock of how teams did in the first half of the season (though technically most teams hit the halfway point nearly two weeks ago) and see if there’s any betting value left in the futures. Now, we don’t have a great overlay......
20:45, 2019-07-12

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
22:30, 2019-07-16

Mars invades: Jeff Wayne's 'The War of the Worlds' goes interactive Twenty-first-century Londoners will be transported back to the late 19th century of H.G. Wells' "The War of the Worlds" to join a fight for survival after a Martian invasion in an interactive experience featuring theater and virtual reality and holograms....
13:00, 2019-05-31

IAAF denies promising Russia reinstatement for worlds MOSCOW (AP) — The IAAF has denied promising that Russia will be reinstated in time for the track and field world championships, after Russian state TV quoted the country’s top track official as saying he’d received guarantees. Broadcaster Match TV published what it said were remarks from...
20:15, 2019-06-13

Mysterious Worlds: Travels to the Faerie and Shamanic Realms There are many accounts of a land of immortality and eternal youth in world myths and legends, as well as shamanic and indigenous spiritual traditions. Mysterious Worlds Writing in his recent work, Sky Shamans of Mongolia, Kevin Turner tells us that the three worlds or realms of the Mongolian Darkha...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Obsidian's 'The Outer Worlds' launches on October 25th You now have a date to mark on your calendar if you've been looking forward to Obsidian's The Outer Worlds since it was announced in late 2018. The Fallout-style open world title will be available on October 25th, 2019 -- it's not imminent, but it's......
22:45, 2019-06-09

Losing yourself in virtual worlds can have good as well as negative effects Enlarge / A visitor holds a hand control unit to play Minecraft during the EGX gaming conference in London, September 2014. (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/Getty Images) As a teenager, Pete Etchells lost his father to motor neuron disease, and often, when the anniversary of his death rolled aro...
15:00, 2019-07-17

Russia to host 2023 hockey worlds in St. Petersburg BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The International Ice Hockey Federation has picked the Russian city of St. Petersburg to host the 2023 world championships. Russia plans to build a 23,000-seat arena in central St. Petersburg for the event, and also use the city’s Ice Palace venue built for the 2000...
16:00, 2019-05-24

The moon was once a frontier. But new worlds now beckon | Martin Rees Fifty years ago, Nasa’s moon landing enthralled my generation. But the cosmos holds other secrets that space exploration could unlockMy favourite childhood reading in the 1950s included the Eagle comic, especially the adventures of Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future – where the brilliant artwork depicted...
13:15, 2019-07-20

The Outer Worlds doesn't shy away from its Fallout roots - and that's great When Obsidian Entertainment revealed The Outer Worlds at E3 2018 it was hard to ignore the radioactive elephant in the room. A dystopian sci-fi RPG with dark humor and madcap characters? Bethesda's Fallout series immediately spring to mind. And that comparison wouldn't necessarily be ...
09:30, 2019-06-14

| Tough new standards have Aussies fine-tuned for worlds Coach Jacco Verhaeren has set brutally difficult qualifying standards to make Australia's team for the FINA World Championships team after a poor showing two years ago....
08:45, 2019-07-16

'Mirror Worlds' Creator Wants to Displace Facebook—With Blockchain Computer science professor David Gelernter envisaged social networks long before Facebook. Now, he wants to reclaim the concept, using blockchain technology....
00:45, 2019-07-05

Find Valuable, Targeted Credit Card Bonuses With the CardMatch Tool From time to time, credit card issuers offer elevated welcome offers to all new cardholders, such as Delta’s current promotion on several of its credit cards. But the very best offers are often only available to a target subset of customers—you’ve likely gotten some of them in your mailbox before pr...
01:45, 2019-06-20

Technology, telecom and cars dominate the world's 50 most valuable brands Just more than half of the 50 most valuable brands in the world are owned by U.S. companies. Among them: Amazon, Starbucks, Walmart and AT&T.        ...
16:30, 2019-05-27

Relegation playoff: Union Berlin seal valuable away goals in Stuttgart Second-division Union Berlin managed to equalize twice and ensure a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the relegation playoff against top-flight Stuttgart. The pair of away goals gives the underdogs a slight advantage....
00:30, 2019-05-24

Real Madrid unseat Man United as most valuable soccer team -Forbes Real Madrid unseated Manchester United as the world's most valuable soccer club, according to the annual list https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeozanian/2019/05/29/the-worlds-most-valuable-soccer-teams-2019/#2bbc13be40d6 published by business magazine Forbes on Wednesday....
17:00, 2019-05-30

| Ex-Athletics boss and Qatari TV director investigated over Doha Worlds The boss of Qatari television channel and an ex-athletics chief are under investigation since over alleged corruption in regards to the World Athletics Championships....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Borderlands 3: New characters and worlds add clever variety to a solid formula We attended a theatre and hands-on presentation of Borderlands 3 at E3 and were pleased by how Gearbox is polishing an already solid foundation into something even more exciting....
12:00, 2019-06-17

The Unseen Worlds Beneath Us: Places of Beauty, Danger and Wisdom Robert Macfarlane’s “Underland” explores ancient forests, urban catacombs and buried rivers to probe the secrets of man’s often malign influence on the earth....
15:45, 2019-06-07

Can't get to Galaxy's Edge? Here are 10 Star Wars worlds you can visit right here on Earth Over the course of 10 movies and four decades, "Star Wars" has been filmed in dozens of countries from Tunisia to the Maldives. Here are 10 planets and moons you can visit without having to rev up your hyperdrive....
01:00, 2019-06-02

Discover the artist who builds tiny worlds with basic chemistry The photo shows a tiny world created by artist Hicham Berrada from wax, acid, metal salts and chemistry. It comes alive at his exhibition at London’s Hayward Gallery...
11:45, 2019-07-02

The Outer Worlds: release date, news, trailers and gameplay Fallout: New Vegas developer Obsidian Entertainment, along with publisher Private Division, will release its new single-player sci-fi shooter-looter RPG The Outer Worlds on October 25, 2019.Set on the frontier of space, The Outer Worlds has the player awakening from hibernation amidst a conspiracy t...
01:45, 2019-06-10

8 Questions With James Peng of Pony.ai, One of China’s Most Valuable Autonomous Vehicle Startups It’s difficult to unnerve drivers in China, where on any given day roads are filled with innumerable obstacles. Pedestrians walk haphazardly on highways and food vendors push carts loaded with snacks through the streets. Flocks of electric scooters whizz around cars, taxis swerve into oncoming...
09:00, 2019-07-10

Kyle Kashuv may not be attending Harvard, but he’s learning a valuable lesson | Arwa Mahdawi The right is obsessed with lecturing liberals on personal responsibility – but as their response to Kashuv shows, they’re not so keen on taking responsibility themselvesThe leftist outrage mob is at it again: stifling free speech and ruining innocent young lives by holding people up to impossible mo...
09:45, 2019-06-19

The Outer Worlds devs talk gameplay missions, DLC, character companions and more We sat down with The Outer Worlds narrative designer Dan McPhee to talk about the underpinnings of Obsidian's brave new world and its fascinating systems....
18:45, 2019-07-15

| Sleepless Sun on song, 'caged tiger' Ledecky seeks worlds rebound There were no tears from Sun Yang, just ruthless efficiency as the Chinese giant began the defence of his 200m freestyle world title with a clinical swim in the heats....
11:45, 2019-07-22

Voracious black holes could feed alien life on rogue worlds Black holes are engines of destruction on a cosmic scale, but they may also be the bringers of life. New research on supermassive black holes suggests that the radiation they emit during feeding frenzies can create biomolecular building blocks and even power photosynthesis....
17:45, 2019-06-21

The Outer Worlds E3 Demo Featured Flexible Combat And Strategic Lying This week, my colleague Jason Schreier and I had a chance to sit in on a demo for The Outer Worlds, the newest game from Obsidian Entertainment. Outer Worlds is a first-person role-playing game where you find yourself stranded on a distant planet fighting against a giant megacorporation. I get the f...
19:15, 2019-06-14

Life on icy alien worlds may resemble creatures under submerged Hawaiian volcano BELLEVUE, Wash. — What do a deep underwater volcano in Hawaii and Saturn's moon have in common? Astrobiologists are hoping the answer to that question is life....
16:00, 2019-06-28

Hey! Boaty McBoatFace made a real climate discovery! Unmanned sub sends valuable data It's got a goofy name, but it's doing some serious work. The unmanned submarine Boaty McBoatFace has made a real discovery about the Earth's changing climate.       ...
23:15, 2019-06-20

State driver’s license databases prove valuable for FBI, ICE for facial-recognition searches: report Federal authorities have had access to millions of Americans’ photos without their consent or approval from Congress by tapping into state driver’s license databases and have turned into an “unprecedented surveillance infrastructure” that some critics see as an "ask-permission-later" system, The Was...
09:30, 2019-07-08

US-China rivalry could create two separate tech worlds, says Boston Consulting Group The U.S. and China may seem closer to an agreement on trade, but their competing ambitions for technological dominance are a possible sticking point, Boston Consulting Group's chairman told CNBC....
16:15, 2019-07-01

Andrew Cancio still juggling two worlds: World champ and full-time construction technician Andrew Cancio is a world titleholder and has a fight scheduled to defend his belt in a rematch against Alberto Machado on Friday. But he still has a chip on his shoulder -- and a full-time job on the side....
19:15, 2019-06-20

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
22:45, 2019-05-21

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a million deals with a kickoff set to begin at midnight PT...
20:15, 2019-06-27

The best cheap Amazon Kindle sale prices and deals on Amazon Prime Day 2019 A cheap Kindle sale is never that far away in these parts as Amazon is keen to stay atop of the ereader pile. Kindle prices on most of the devices are already great value given the high quality you get in your hands.We really want to help you beat those standard Kindle prices and given Amazon Prime ...
17:45, 2019-07-12

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, dangerous. “I didn’t know there were job...
03:30, 2019-07-04

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
13:30, 2019-05-27

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the tech giant....
03:15, 2019-06-23

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
20:45, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
07:00, 2019-06-03

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Google Maps is filled with false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
00:45, 2019-06-21

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Next up on the chopping block is Google Trips, a tri...
16:00, 2019-06-06

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
04:15, 2019-06-04

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
04:00, 2019-06-03

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
22:45, 2019-07-11

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
05:45, 2019-06-03

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
00:45, 2019-06-03

Get $10/£10 credit for Amazon Prime Day when you install Amazon Assistant Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering $10/£10 off your next order when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension.The deal is open to Amazon Prime members who install Amazon Assistant for the first time, and the credit will be applied next time you spend $50/£25.Amazon Assi...
14:30, 2019-07-08

The Amazon Prime Day strike shows how to take on Amazon – and win | Spencer Cox Workers have banded together to improve wages, transit and housing, and acting like their own unionOn 15 July 2019 Amazon fulfillment workers outside Minneapolis in the suburb of Shakopee walked off the job for six hours, joining workers across Europe in an Amazon Prime Day strike. This was the firs...
18:30, 2019-07-16

Patent received by Apple could lead to a cool new feature for the Apple Watch The Apple Watch can do many things. It can monitor your physical activities, track your heart rate and even make sure that your heart is beating normally. But one thing it can not do is take pictures; after all, the device does not have a camera. But Apple Watch users might soon be able to take phot...
22:45, 2019-06-27

Save 50% On Apple's Official Apple Watch Bands, In the Colors of Your Choice Low key the best part aspect of the Apple Watch is how easy it is to swap out bands at will. It takes about five seconds, so you can pop a new one on to match your outfit or your activity of choice....
23:45, 2019-07-11

Apple CEO Cook doesn't expect China to seek revenge against Apple In the immediate aftermath of Huawei's placement on the U.S. Entity List, there were questions about whether China would retaliate against U.S. companies; after all, being out on the list means that Huawei cannot source parts, components, and software from U.S. firms (although it was given a limited...
22:45, 2019-06-05

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
23:45, 2019-07-11

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
17:00, 2019-07-12

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
22:45, 2019-07-11

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crowder on Google's video platform, YouTube....
23:15, 2019-06-27

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your business. However, verification can take a couple weeks,...
15:45, 2019-07-10

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
01:30, 2019-06-03

Apple Watch first-year sales were a failure: 10 million units sold, while Apple had planned for 40 mil Jony Ive, the famed Apple designer behind iconic products like the iPod, iPhone and iPad, is leaving the company and his departure seems to have opened a can of worms, stirring suspicion that Apple's design team is left dispirited and the company is run by operations specialists rather than innovato...
22:45, 2019-07-01

WWDC 2019: Apple announces 'Sign in with Apple' feature, Cook says aim is to advance privacy protections Apple's new third-party login system will focus on user privacy, preventing user tracking. Tim Cook tells CBS News the move isn't about battling Google and Facebook, but advancing privacy....
03:45, 2019-06-04

| Apple shows off Apple TV+ video service, taking on Netflix The service, called Apple Arcade, will be integrated into the App Store and will include more than 100 games exclusive to the service and Apple’s platform....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Apple has apparently decided to make Apple TV+ the anti-Netflix So many times in tech and even general business journalism, the tendency is to pit a new thing against its closest rival. To measure everything as a kind of tit-for-tat, binary comparison in which one company, product or service wins, and the other doesn’t. Or the strengths of one must be weig...
18:30, 2019-07-01

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball history. You say that Alex Rodriguez topped Willie Ma...
09:30, 2019-06-21

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor passes away at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, museum officials said. Kor was in Krakow, Poland, for an annual educational trip, accord...
06:45, 2019-07-05

Here's how you can get a brand-new Galaxy S9 for only $300 (50 percent off) If that $350 refurbished Galaxy S9 from a couple of days ago seemed like a killer deal but you held off anyway for something better, that something has arrived in the form of a brand-new 2018 Samsung flagship setting you back a measly 300 bucks.You can even choose to pay the three Benjamins upfront ...
18:01, 2019-06-15

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
23:15, 2019-06-13

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link their PayPal account to Google Pay.Merchants that enab...
03:30, 2019-06-22

Cat declawing ban passes New York Legislature New York's Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to make it illegal to declaw a cat, imposing a $1,000 fine on veterinarians who preform the procedure. (June 4)        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

A brand new ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ trailer just came out, but you won’t see it on TV Earlier this week, we saw a leaked Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer that featured plenty of previously unseen footage and even spoiled a few plot details from the upcoming Marvel movie. For example, we now know MJ will figure out that Peter Parker is Spider-Man, and we know that the Stark Jets come...
23:30, 2019-06-04

You Just Lucked Into Up to 75% Off Sale at Lucky Brand A blowout sale is upon us. Lucky Brand wants to make sure you get lucky with some deeply discounted apparel, so they’ve restocked their clearance section. Take up to 75% off Lucky’s already marked-down sale sections for men and women, not to mention, you’ll get $50 off orders or $150 or more and $30...
04:45, 2019-06-01

US does not brand China as currency manipulator WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has again decided not to label China or any other country as a currency manipulator. But in a report to Congress, the administration is keeping China on a list of countries whose trade surpluses with the United States and other indicators are closely tracke...
04:15, 2019-05-29

Mars has a brand new crater, and it sure is pretty Mars, like any other rocky world, has its fair share of craters. These scars of ancient impacts give the dusty surface of the planet some serious personality, and sometimes it’s easy to forget that new craters can happen right before our eyes. That’s exactly what seems to have occurred, ...
15:30, 2019-06-19

LaCroix was the Millennial 'it' brand. Now it has lost its way LaCroix was once the "it" brand in one of the fastest-growing parts of the beverage market. But bigger, deeper-pocketed companies have caught up, and LaCroix's popularity is fizzling....
10:00, 2019-05-31

Citroen 'strengthened' by creation of DS brand Citroen's product planning chief says spinning off premium sub-brand has allowed firm to focus on key values Citroën's image has been strengthened by the decision to split DS into a standalone brand, according to its product planning boss. Turning DS into a standalone brand has helped to strengthen...
02:45, 2019-07-22

Polishing the Nationalist Brand in the Trump Era Conservative thinkers are trying to bring intellectual coherence to the Trumpian moment under the banner of nationalism. But can it be cleansed of its darker currents?...
17:30, 2019-07-19

How to Build a Personal Brand Without Being a Dick Strategist, podcaster, and influencer-for-good Aminatou Sow talks about confronting trolls, building a brand, and using her considerable clout for positive things....
18:30, 2019-05-28

Since 2009, when the S&P 500 passes its 50-day moving average, stocks do this next The S&P 500 Index just crossed over its 50-day moving average. That has happened 10 times since 2009 and has been a bullish indicator for stocks, according to CNBC data analysis....
15:15, 2019-06-12

Interrailing: a guide to prices, passes and planning While spontaneity and adventure underpin the appeal of the Interrail pass, planning is also essential. We break down the many optionsThe Interrail pass was introduced in 1972 to provide an opportunity for passengers up to 21 years of age to discover more of Europe; it covered 21 countries, including...
16:45, 2019-06-22

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
09:45, 2019-05-30

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
05:15, 2019-06-28

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social Democratic leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner said after the bill was passed....
02:45, 2019-07-03

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
06:15, 2019-06-04

The Latest: Proposed cat declawing ban passes NY Senate ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York legislature’s votes on ban on declawing cats (all times local): 3:20 p.m. New York’s state Senate has passed a bill that would make the state the first in the U.S. to ban cat declawing operations. The proposal is also expected to get a vote ...
21:30, 2019-06-04

No season passes or loot boxes in Gears 5 As we count down the days until Gears 5's September release date, The Coalition has announced some more details around how players will be able to earn new content and items as they play. In a blog post on the official Gears 5 site, which puts an emphasis on creating a "player-first experi...
20:00, 2019-06-23

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
07:45, 2019-05-24

France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percent tax. It's the first time a major nation has passed such a bill....
21:30, 2019-07-11

Sports Illustrated, the Brand, Is Sold for $110 Million Meredith will continue to run the magazine and website, but Authentic Brands Group, a marketing company, will control the rights to images and the name itself....
07:15, 2019-05-28

Rihanna Proves She Is Her Best Fenty Brand Ambassador Again “Fearlessness is a façade,” Rihanna told Vogue of the pressure she feels to perform. The ceaseless hype surrounding the most-anticipated label launch in decade suggests she’s already succeeded...
12:30, 2019-05-24

Krost fashion brand to open pop-up in Soho Samuel Krost is opening a two-week pop-up in Soho for his eponymous Krost brand. Located at 158 Mercer St., just steps from Houston Street., for its run from May 18 to May 31, Krost will be debuting its new Second Semester collection of tees, hoodies, track pants and accessories and also introducing...
17:45, 2019-05-21

New name for BB&T-SunTrust bank lampooned: 'You could put this on a brand of toothpaste' "They have thrown aside two great brands that had real value in exchange for this horrific, means-nothing statement," said investor psychologist Peter Atwater....
22:00, 2019-06-13

The top 10 immersive marketing and brand experience events In order to build my list of the top immersive marketing events, I really tried to focus on the events that put marketing use cases front and center.Read More...
22:30, 2019-06-09

Ian Callum launches a new design and engineering brand News 17 Jul, 2019 Jaguar’s former chief of design has launched his own styling house, with plans to release his first project this September...
10:30, 2019-07-17

New Bentley EXP 100 GT to mark brand's 100th birthday News 1 Jul, 2019 The new Bentley EXP 100 GT has been teased ahead of its official reveal on 10 July, the date of the British brand's 100th anniversary...
17:30, 2019-07-01

Vietnam's First Car Brand Is a Hodgepodge of Opel and BMW Parts Vietnam is out to prove you can have communism and cars. There’s the very first Vietnam Grand Prix coming up next year, but first, the country is launching VinFast, its very own car brand with styling by Pininfarina....
00:30, 2019-06-15

Mayawati's Dig At BJP's "Brand Of Politics" After TDP Lawmakers Switch A day after four Telugu Desam Party lawmakers decided to switch to the BJP, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati ridiculed the Narendra Modi-led party for "engineering" their "defection" in the Rajya......
15:45, 2019-06-21

Walmart Memorial Day sale: save up to $400 on top brand 4K TVs Memorial Day weekend is officially here, and that means discounts and deals from your favorite retailers. Walmart's Memorial Day sale includes discounts sitewide and massive price cuts on its best-selling 4K TVs. You can find Black Friday-like prices on top brands such as Vizio, LG, Samsung, an...
16:30, 2019-05-26

Premium TV brand Loewe is closing down its business Luxury TV manufacturer Loewe is throwing in the towel. The company is set to cease operations from July 1, with increased competition leading to insufficient funds for the business.The sad demise of the German brand was reported in Spiegel Online , where the company announced its plans to wind ...
21:30, 2019-06-27

There Are Way More Brand New Manual VW Wagons for Sale Than I Expected It’s a sad day for wagon lovers as Volkswagen announced that the Golf Sportwagen and Alltrack will not return to the American market after the 2019 model year. It was the only brand new wagon you could buy in the US with a manual, and if you are thinking of grabbing one now is the time to act while ...
01:00, 2019-07-18

Germany: no layoffs at Volkswagen brand through 2029 BERLIN (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen is ruling out compulsory layoffs at its core brand’s German plants for the next 10 years even as it looks to cut costs and adapts to increasing digitalization. The company said Wednesday up to 4,000 jobs in non-production areas won’t be restaffed over t...
13:00, 2019-06-05

Should Amazon be broken up? ‘No,’ says Amazon executive LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Amazon executive says the online shopping giant isn’t too big and shouldn’t be broken up, but adds that large companies deserve to be examined. Amazon and other big tech companies are facing scrutiny from government agencies that are looking into their business practi...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannabis in 2014....
22:30, 2019-06-12

Starwatch: as the sun passes solstice elusive Mercury comes into view Mercury will be as far to the east of the sun as it ever gets, and can be found low in the western sky just after sunset The summer solstice for northern observers occurs on 21 June at 16:54 BST. This is the moment at which the sun will be at its highest position in the sky, giving the longest perio...
00:00, 2019-06-17

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
07:30, 2019-06-12

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move......
00:45, 2019-06-29

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the possession of a flamethrower for recreational purposes, and......
09:45, 2019-06-22

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s time for the first of the 2020 DNC presidential prima...
18:45, 2019-06-27

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill into law. Democratic Governor Janet Mills has ten days to make a decision on the bill that would allow doctors to prescribe terminally ill patients a fat...
05:15, 2019-06-05

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multi-billion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill by a 354-58 vote, with 130 Republicans joining ev...
03:45, 2019-06-04

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds to address a migrant surge at the border that President Donald Trump had requested....
23:45, 2019-05-23

Cuba passes law to improve governance that keeps one-party system Communist-run Cuba passed a new electoral law on Saturday that restructures governance including creating the role of prime minister and provincial governors while retaining the one-party system....
02:00, 2019-07-14

Alabama Passes Law Requiring Some Sex Offenders to Be Chemically Castrated On Monday night, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation requiring sex offenders of children younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration before they can go on parole....
01:45, 2019-06-12

The Latest: House passes measure to help migrants stay in US WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House legislation on immigration (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Democratic legislation aimed at helping more than 2 million migrants stay in the U.S. has cleared the House. But that’s about as far as it’s likely to get. The measure would help young migrants ...
01:30, 2019-06-05

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger......
13:45, 2019-07-11

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response. The groups say they will call on supporters to surround government headquarters if their d...
12:30, 2019-06-20

15-Foot Snake Slithers Out Of Car After Drunk Owner Passes Out When firefighters in Denver, Colorado, responded to reports of a man passed out in his car, they arrived at the scene to find something much scarier - a 15-foot snake crawling out of the vehicle's......
07:30, 2019-07-17

AI passes theory of mind test by imagining itself in another's shoes AI has passed a test used to assess theory of mind in dominant and subordinate chimpanzees, paving the way towards machines that are more effective at communicating with humans...
11:15, 2019-07-19

House passes fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a fix to a glitch in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families....
18:30, 2019-05-23

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as......
22:15, 2019-05-23

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces....
07:00, 2019-07-12

Iran passes 300 kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. But the amount is far short of that needed for a nuclear weapon....
22:45, 2019-07-01

This brand new Android flagship phone is even cheaper than the OnePlus 7 OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 7 series last week, which includes two affordable flagships: The regular OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. The latter is more expensive than previous OnePlus phones, but is still a lot cheaper than all the other flagships out there. Fast forward to May 21st, and we’...
02:45, 2019-05-22

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a speech that accuses Donald Trump of profiting fro...
01:00, 2019-06-12

VW truck brand to invest $344 mln in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernardo do Campo, an industrial city near Sao Paulo....
20:30, 2019-05-21

Brand-New Hearthstone Legendary Card Is Already One Of The Most Popular In The Game From time to time, Blizzard gives away free Hearthstone cards. Sometimes, they are good. But sometimes, as with the recently released free Legendary card SN1P-SN4P (pronounced “snip-snap”), they are great. Seriously, if you see this thing pop up while you’re playing a game of Hearthstone, you should...
19:45, 2019-06-13

LaVar Ball’s Big Baller Brand could be on life support Lonzo Ball has distanced himself from his father LaVar’s Big Baller Brand, and it appears the public has too. The company, which has received an embarrassing failing grade from the Better Business Bureau, appears to be on its last legs. LA Sports Radio tweeted a photo from a local volleyball t...
00:00, 2019-07-18

Rihanna launches new fashion brand in Paris with LVMH Barbadian singer Rihanna has unveiled her new fashion brand with Louis Vuitton owner LVMH, a rare move by the French group to set up a label from scratch as it taps into soaring demand for celebrity collaborations in the luxury world....
06:30, 2019-05-23

Jo Brand: 'Freedom of speech in comedy is extremely important' Jo Brand has sidestepped questions from Sky News following a growing backlash to a joke about throwing battery acid - but did say that freedom of speech in comedy was "extremely important"....
17:00, 2019-06-13

The first macOS 10.15 screenshots reveal brand new Music and TV apps Apple on Monday will take the wraps off its newest software innovations that are almost ready for mass consumption. New iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS features will be unveiled during the main WWDC 2019 keynote, although some of the major updates coming to iPhone and Mac have already leaked. Earlier ...
00:01, 2019-05-30

CDC: Salmonella outbreak apparently linked to brand of papayas A Cavi brand of whole, fresh papayas "are likely the source" of a salmonella outbreak in eight states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said....
19:15, 2019-07-06

New 2021 Mercedes EQB SUV to boost brand's electric line-up News 21 Jun, 2019 The all-new Mercedes EQB electric crossover will share its platform and boxy looks with the GLB when it officially launches in 2021...
16:15, 2019-06-21

“Chanel Is Not For Sale,” Says Brand Of Long-Term Strategy “Unfortunately for many bankers, we will remain a fantasy, but that’s what nice brands are about, creating dreams,” said Philippe Blondiaux, Chanel’s global chief financial officer...
18:45, 2019-06-17

Huawei will have to wait to become world's biggest smartphone brand Huawei's plans to become the world's biggest smartphone brand will have to be put on hold, a senior company executive said, as the company faces increasing pressure from the United States....
17:30, 2019-06-11

Toyota ranks No. 1, but VW makes biggest gain in car brand value Toyota has been No. 1 in the brand value rankings in 12 of the 14 years the study has been carried out. VW was the only brand in the automotive top 10 list to improve its valuation....
16:00, 2019-06-11

I Saw a Brand New Car Advertised for $50! Can I Make the Dealer Sell It to Me at That Price? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing bonkers online pricing errors, lease swapping, and buying a used diesel car....
19:45, 2019-06-07

W Hotel Creator Evokes Childhood With New Lodging Brand Real-estate investor Barry Sternlicht is known for hotels featuring sleek designs, sophisticated cocktail lounges and opulent furnishings. His latest creation is meant to remind guests of their childhood....
19:15, 2019-06-04

New Vauxhall Corsa kickstarts rejuvenation of British brand The Corsa gets a new nose, but all Opel-Vauxhall models arriving after this will get a front-end treatment even more reminiscent of the recent GTX concept car ‘Most robust’ new supermini gets PSA Group underpinnings and pure-electric option The new Vauxhall Corsa is the first of a raft of Vauxhal...
12:45, 2019-06-04

Cosmetics brand doubling size of downtown space Skincare products maker Korres USA is putting on a happy face at 80 Maiden Lane. The Greek brand, which specializes in all-natural cosmetics, is upsizing from 4,500 square feet in the tower to 10,000 square feet. The asking rent was $58 a square foot. The new lease was revealed by Cressa Advisors’ T...
10:15, 2019-07-16

Facebook is so insanely big, it had to design a brand new DHCP server You can tell a lot about the direction of a company by looking at its tech stack. A great example of this comes from Facebook, which today announced the creation of a brand new open-source DHCP server, as it had outgrown the existing products. This tool, called DHCPLB, will allow it to more efficien...
18:45, 2019-05-28

Lynk & CO CEO outlines plans for 'wild horse' brand Lynk & CO's Alain Visser said the new automaker sees itself as a "mobility brand with a car," making it the "wild horse" in China's Geely Holding Group that also includes Volvo and Lotus....
15:30, 2019-05-23

Gap Brand, Old Navy Post Weakest Sales in Three Years Comparable sales slipped at Old Navy for the first time in three years and the Gap brand posted its biggest decline since 2016, a weak showing for both chains ahead of a planned breakup....
07:45, 2019-05-31

Xiaomi launches new smartphone brand focused on photography It looks like Xiaomi has found a way to take advantage of its latest acquisition, Meitu's hardware business focused on selfie smartphones. Far from being a major player in the smartphone business, Meitu has decided that Xiaomi is the perfect partner to help increase its growth. While Xiaomi will han...
23:15, 2019-06-21

Jay-Z joins cannabis company as chief brand strategist The rapper is the latest celebrity to get into the marijuana business as its legalization for recreational use has spread to 11 US statesBillionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis industry, taking a role with California company Caliva as a strategist.Privately owned Caliva, forme...
04:15, 2019-07-10

Audi kills TT as it bids to emerge as a premium EV brand When it launched in 1998, the two-seat Audi TT won numerous fans but more importantly, it established Audi as a design leader. This helped differentiate it from the more handling-oriented BMW and comfort-driven Mercedes....
19:30, 2019-05-23

New BH90210 Teaser Features Kissing and Brand New Footage Finally, we've got a glimpse of what BH90210 might actually look like. A new promo appears to feature some actual footage, and there are a whole bunch of new pics of the actors in......
01:15, 2019-07-12

The HTC U19e & Desire 19+ are the brand's latest overpriced devices HTC U19eThis year has been a pretty quiet one for HTC’s smartphone business so far, but during a press conference earlier today the Taiwan-based company took to the stage to announce two new devices – the HTC U19e and HTC Desire 19+.The HTC U19e – not a Galaxy S10e competitorFollowing in the footste...
16:00, 2019-06-11

Parents Name Their Baby 'Google' After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it....
17:45, 2019-07-15

Apple Man Has Words For Non-Apple Men and Women Apple and CEO Tim Cook have always branded the company as fundamentally different from its competitors on privacy. iOS devices collect and use less data on their users than companies like Google and are generally considered more secure than their Android equivalents, and the company has been loudly...
06:45, 2019-06-17

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quickly so that upgraded equipment is in place by the Nov. 3, 2020 national elections....
23:45, 2019-06-27

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed to reduce violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #MeToo movement...
15:30, 2019-06-21

Malware becomes art as bidding for virus-infested laptop passes $1 million Normally, you’d want to keep malware off your laptop at any cost, but it seems that people are prepared to pay a ridiculous amount of money – in excess of a million bucks, in fact – to purchase a virus-infested notebook if it’s declared a work of art.The venerable Samsung...
17:30, 2019-05-22

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others who were sickened at Ground Zero. The House voted 402-12 to advance legislation named after three 9/11 first responders who died from cancer-related ...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Senate Passes Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
01:15, 2019-05-24

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
02:15, 2019-06-04

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump administration. Both sides are trying to avert the return of drastic automatic spending cuts or a budgetary impasse that could put federal...
22:30, 2019-06-19

Air India Passengers Protest After Being Denied Boarding Passes In Delhi As many as 20 passengers were denied boarding passes to board the Air India Delhi-Guwahati flight, with the airline claiming that it was overbooked, passengers alleged on Wednesday....
17:30, 2019-06-05

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
01:00, 2019-05-24

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own chamber....
06:45, 2019-06-28

Iran Passes Uranium Enrichment Cap Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal Iran has passed the 3.67% uranium enrichment cap set by its landmark 2015 nuclear deal and may enrich at even higher levels, the spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Behrouz Kamalvandi,......
14:45, 2019-07-08

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
21:45, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill to help to a number of states and Puerto Rico recover after a series of hurricanes, floods and wildfires. The widely-backed legislation passed b...
23:45, 2019-05-23

Norris passes probation as McLaren stay unchanged for 2020 McLaren killed off any summer speculation on Tuesday by announcing that they will keep the same Formula One driver lineup of Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz next year....
20:15, 2019-07-09

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected to be approved by the Legislature before it adjourns next week. The hotly contested legislation gaine...
03:30, 2019-06-14

'Avengers: Endgame' passes 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film ever "Avengers: Endgame," the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, will move past "Avatar" on the list of all-time highest grossing films on Sunday in its 13th weekend of release, Disney reported Saturday night....
10:30, 2019-07-21

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support in the GOP-majority Senate. ​Approval by a 231-199 vote came after Democratic moderates and liberals ​worked out a compromise to increase it to $15 f...
22:01, 2019-07-18

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
09:00, 2019-06-04

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
01:45, 2019-05-23

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Jon Stewart: House passes 9/11 victims compensation bill, but 'none of us feel like the job is done' The House of Representatives' reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is an achievement but not the end of activists' work, according to Jon Stewart....
00:00, 2019-07-13

VW truck brand to invest $344 million in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernardo do Campo, an industrial city near Sao Paulo....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Yasiel Puig Beats The Brewers With His Signature Brand Of Derring-Do I have no idea if Yasiel Puig is as dumb as Pedro Strop says he is, but on this we can all agree: Puig routinely does very cool stuff on a baseball field. Tuesday night he made a very bold and cool play in extra innings to give his Reds a walk-off win over the division leading Milwaukee Brewers....
09:30, 2019-07-03

Revived De Tomaso brand to make debut at Goodwood 2019 Original Pantera has lent its looks – and possibly its name – to new De Tomaso car 60 years since the defunct marque launched, its name will adorn a Pantera-inspired sports car De Tomaso, the Italian performance brand that’s been dormant since its founder died in 2003, is coming back. The new ow...
10:30, 2019-06-12

This brand returns to Mattress Firm stores after bitter feud Mattress Firm and the maker of Tempur-Pedic are getting back together after a dispute over accusations the retailer was selling lookalike products.       ...
19:45, 2019-06-18

"Lotus Evija marks a turning point for the brand under Geely" Opinion 17 Jul, 2019 What does the Evija mean for Lotus? John McIlroy thinks it's important but mainly as a sign of things to come......
18:15, 2019-07-17

Promoted: Luxury brand 8Js is inspired by racing, worn by racers The latest luxury fashion brand, 8Js, has been created by Alain Prost's son Sacha and incorporates classic racing themes within its new menswear clothing range...
16:45, 2019-05-28

People are mocking a fashion brand for selling a $76 bikini you can't swim in PrettyLittleThing and Princrastinate/Twitter Pretty Little Thing became the subject of a viral tweet when a customer named Alisha discovered the bikini she ordered was for "poolside posing only." She said she noticed the dye trickling down her legs when the fabric was wet, prompting her to reach ou...
23:30, 2019-05-21

Tech's favorite bag brand will sell you a $600 carbon fiber tripod Peak Design is known for its trendy (and pricey) camera bags and straps -- it's the kit du jour for photographers and vloggers. And now it's adding a travel tripod to the fold. It might not be the most exciting product launch ever, but it looks like......
01:00, 2019-05-22

New Audi A6 Allroad quattro marks 20 years of rugged brand Audi’s rival to the Volvo V90 Cross Country is available to order from August priced from £55,000 Audi has released the first images and details of its fourth-generation A6 Allroad ahead of it going on sale in August.  Dubbed the Allroad Quattro, it arrives as Audi celebrates two decades since the ...
17:15, 2019-06-05

A Brand New Look At Halo Infinite, Which Will Be An Xbox Scarlett Launch Title Microsoft finally showed off some more footage for Halo Infinite—a weighty name for the sixth major game in the 18-year-old franchise. Halo Infinite will launch on Xbox’s newly-announced Project Scarlett console fall, 2020....
00:15, 2019-06-10

Bajaj Auto Gets Ready With First Electric Scooter Under Urbanite Brand Bajaj Auto is getting ready to launch its electric scooter under the Urbanite brand. The first electric vehicle from Bajaj will be an electric scooter, followed by other products....
14:15, 2019-06-03

Hunt and Johnson criticise Trump remarks - but don't brand them racist Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have criticised Donald Trump after he told four US congresswomen to "go back" to the "broken and crime infested places from which they came" - but declined to condemn the remarks as racist....
02:00, 2019-07-16

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 smartwatch is an excellent bargain at $175 (brand-new with warranty) If you're in the market for a nice and robust Android and iOS-compatible smartwatch with a reasonable price point, you might be having a hard time choosing from several decent models made by the likes of Samsung, Fitbit, and Garmin. Frequent deals offered by all three manufacturers and various autho...
16:01, 2019-06-13

Wayfair's modern furniture brand is having a huge sale right now Get that modern look you've always wanted while saving on popular rugs, accent chairs, throw pillows, and more.       ...
23:15, 2019-06-18

Tecno to Launch 'Spark' Budget Smartphone Sub-Brand in India Transsion Holdings' smartphone brand Tecno Mobile is set to launch a new budget smartphone sub-brand 'Spark' in India soon, a senior company executive said....
09:15, 2019-07-11

Olay becomes first major skincare brand to trial refillable packs Beauty label to sell moisturiser with recyclable refill pod in attempt to cut plastic wasteOlay has become the first major global skincare brand to test refillable packaging in an attempt to reduce plastic waste.The brand, owned by the consumer goods company Procter & Gamble, will sell each jar of i...
20:00, 2019-06-05

Rihanna Launches Her Fenty Fashion Brand With Paris Pop-Up Store (PARIS) — Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, is unveiling her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris. The collection, named after the singer-turned-designer’s last name, comprises ready-to-wear, footwear, accessories, a...
08:45, 2019-05-23

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
08:45, 2019-05-22

Pikes Peak Hill Climb Champion Carlin Dunne Passes Away Motorsport can be fatal. As much we try to forget the reality of it, there are days when it comes staring at back at you. In a tragic turn of events, Ducati racer Carlin Dunne had a fatal crash at the......
13:15, 2019-07-01

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Representatives passed the most radical abortion bill in America yesterday, it flew completely under the radar....
00:30, 2019-05-30

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books....
18:30, 2019-07-02

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House on Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migra...
04:45, 2019-06-05

Novak Djokovic passes Wimbledon test as Kevin Anderson crashes out • Djokovic beats Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz 7-5, 6-7, 6-1, 6-4• Anderson suffers 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 defeat to Guido PellaNovak Djokovic was not allowed to wear his hat on court on Friday but taking away his crown is going to be a far harder task. The defending champion faced his first significant test agai...
23:15, 2019-07-05

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
07:30, 2019-06-18

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
00:00, 2019-07-03

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of gig workers as employees and could have far-reach...
02:45, 2019-05-30

US Senate Passes Proposal To Give India The Same Status As 'NATO Ally' The US Senate has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America's NATO allies and countries like Israel and South Korea for increasing defence cooperation....
10:15, 2019-07-02

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
13:15, 2019-06-28

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
14:00, 2019-07-02

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims of police shootings who said compromises in the bill’s language watered down the legislation....
08:15, 2019-05-30

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts to add additional migrant protections....
23:45, 2019-06-27

Portrush passes British Open test and awaits swift return It took 68 years for the British Open to return to Royal Portrush and after a memorable week of golf, with Irishman Shane Lowry triumphing amid emotional scenes, it is hard to imagine anything but a swift return to the Northern Irish links course....
15:45, 2019-07-22

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement....
01:45, 2019-05-30

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Alabama passes bill requiring chemical castration for certain child molesters An Alabama measure that would require certain child sex offenders to undergo chemical castration before being released from prison is awaiting the governor's signature. ...
00:45, 2019-06-05

Senate passes border spending package, setting up fight with House Both the Senate and House have now passed legislation delivering billions of dollars to address the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border. But lawmakers have no agreement on how to reconcile those bills before a recess set to start on Friday.The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency sp...
23:45, 2019-06-27

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right” to have an abortion....
17:30, 2019-06-01

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
00:30, 2019-05-30

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
07:30, 2019-06-21

U.S. House passes $733 bln defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
20:45, 2019-07-12

House passes Saudi measures, prepares to send more to Trump’s desk Monday’s votes on steps to crack down on human rights abuses are expected to face stiff odds in the Senate; the House will also vote later this week on Senate-passed measures to stop arms sales benefiting Saudi Arabia and the UAE....
02:45, 2019-07-16

Watch: Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic passes to himself for bicycle kick goal Los Angeles Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic displayed why he is one of the best players in MLS with a juggling bicycle kick goal during a loss to the New England Revolution....
15:45, 2019-06-03

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
01:45, 2019-07-19

Cameron Boyce, Disney Channel Star and Descendants Actor, Passes Away at Age 20 Cameron Boyce, a young actor who starred in the Disney Channel series Jessie and played a major role in the Descendants series of Disney crossover movies, has died. Read more......
11:45, 2019-07-08

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
21:30, 2019-05-22

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican -- Rep. Brian Mast of Florida -- vo......
05:01, 2019-06-28

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY–The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democratic-run house 86 to 47. But the legislation’s fate is uncertain the state Senate, though. Gov. A...
02:30, 2019-06-13

Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed a bill that requires consent before ISPs can sell or offer access to their customers' private data, paral......
10:00, 2019-05-31

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025 - a big win for American workers and labor groups - even as the bill passing a Republican-controlled Senate remain unlikely....
19:15, 2019-07-18

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation and Finance to release tax returns of thousands of N...
22:45, 2019-05-22

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
03:00, 2019-07-19

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 election....
05:15, 2019-06-28

Alonso hits 27th HR, passes Strawberry for Mets rookie mark Pete Alonso has hit his 27th home run, passing Darryl Strawberry for the New York Mets rookie record in just his 77th game       ...
23:00, 2019-06-23

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
20:30, 2019-06-27

Making history: Rihanna launches brand Fenty in Paris store PARIS (AP) — Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, has unveiled her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris. The collection, named after the singer-turned-designer’s last name, comprises ready-to-wear, footwear, accessories and e...
09:45, 2019-05-23

North Face Apologizes for Adding Its Own Photos to Wikipedia to Promote Its Brand The North Face said it was ending a campaign that took photos of its clothing and equipment at outdoor destinations and uploaded the branded pictures to Wikipedia....
22:30, 2019-05-30

SoftBank brand Ymobile to delay launch of Huawei P30 Lite phone Japanese telco SoftBank Corp's low-cost mobile brand Ymobile said on Wednesday it would delay the launch of Huawei P30 Lite smartphone, following the imposition of trade restrictions on the Chinese manufacturer by Washington....
12:45, 2019-05-22

General Atlantic nears acquisition of beauty brand Morphe -sources Private equity firm General Atlantic is nearing a deal to acquire a majority stake in Morphe LLC that will value the maker of makeup brushes and eyeshadow palettes at more than $2 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said....
13:45, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Natura to boost revenues by investing in Avon brand - CEO Brazilian cosmetics firm Natura expects to boost revenue by investing in brand and digital capabilities after sealing a deal to merge with Avon Products and control 76% of the new company, executives said on Thursday....
05:45, 2019-05-24

Mercedes ESF Concept shows brand's vision of an accident-free future News 20 May, 2019 Mercedes has unveiled a new autonomous concept car based on the GLE, and it comes with a variety of prototype safety systems...
18:45, 2019-05-21

Boost Mobile welcomes a new brand into the US with the crazy cheap Wiko Ride The US smartphone market is largely dominated by Apple and Samsung, and although OnePlus has made decent strides of late with T-Mobile in its corner, Huawei's troubles are likely to discourage other major Chinese vendors from pursuing their American dream anytime soon. That makes this a perfect time...
20:15, 2019-05-22

Ron Burkle and Sydell Group Sell Youth Hostel Brand for $400 Million A U.K. investment firm is paying about $400 million to acquire Freehand Hotels, the New York-based lodging company majority owned by hotel operator Sydell Group and private-equity investor Ronald Burkle’s firm....
22:45, 2019-07-12

#KimOhNo: Kim Kardashian West renames Kimono brand amid outcry The reality TV star had faced widespread criticism from those accusing her of disrespecting Japanese culture: ‘our traditional garment is not spandex’Days after announcing the launch of her new shapewear line, Kim Kardashian West said that she will be changing the name of the Kimono brand.Kardashian...
02:45, 2019-07-02

Rihanna Breaks From Fenty Fashion To Introduce Chinese Brand Quetsche RiRi’s penchant for emerging labels has been bolstered by her stylist and collaborator Jahleel Weaver, who took over the role from Mel Ottenberg when her Fenty empire began expanding...
13:01, 2019-06-10

Keren Craig to exit Marchesa, her fashion brand with Georgina Chapman Marchesa has faced a difficult 18 months since the allegations of sexual misconduct against Chapman's ex-husband Harvey Weinstein first made headlines in October 2017....
07:30, 2019-06-28

'Spotlight' eBay deal brings Samsung Galaxy S10 price down to only $570 brand-new If you can't decide whether to buy the 6.1-inch Galaxy S10 at a cool discount from B&H Photo Video or at its normal price directly from Samsung with a pair of wireless Galaxy Buds and an exclusive YouTube Premium trial thrown in for free, you may also want to consider the latest eBay "spotlight deal...
01:00, 2019-06-05

Big Baller Brand's demise looks imminent with sad clearance sale at a local gym Big Baller Brand once charged $50 for its T-shirts, and those prices were slashed to $5 at the pop-up shop at a volleyball tournament.       ...
00:15, 2019-07-17

Indian court rules that Asus can’t use its ‘Zenfone’ brand over trademark complaint Yesterday, Delhi high court banned phone maker Asus from using the name ‘Zenfone,’ ‘Zen,’ or any similar trademark for its products. The court said that the trademark belongs to Telecare, which filed the suit for infringement and passing off.  Telecare owns the trademarks ‘ZEN’ and ‘ZEN MOBILE’ sinc...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Meet the murfers: laid-back mums or busy brand-builders? A coterie of Australian influencers are taking a particular corner of Instagram by storm, one expensive oven at a timeName: Murfers.Age: Varies. Continue reading......
05:15, 2019-07-05

Louis Vuitton's show stages brand's love affair with Paris Monogrammed Eiffel towers and crepe stands framed Virgil Abloh’s flowery collectionWith Karl Lagerfeld’s death in February, there is a vacancy in Parisian fashion for a designer to turn fashion shows into a spectacle. Virgil Abloh, in his role as artistic director of Louis Vuitton, has made his case...
20:30, 2019-06-20

Sports Illustrated brand sells for $110 million; same company will run editorial production Meredith Corporation sells the intellectual property of Sports Illustrated to Authentic Brands Group for $110 million, but Meredith will continue to operate print magazine and website.        ...
23:15, 2019-05-28

Natura to boost revenues by investing in Avon brand and digital transformation-CEO Brazilian cosmetics firm Natura expects to boost revenues by investing in brand and digital capabilities after sealing a deal to merge with Avon Products and control 76% of the new company, executives said on Thursday....
15:45, 2019-05-23

Tyson Launches Its First Plant-Based Protein Brand to Compete With Beyond Meat Tyson Foods is launching the company’s first plant-based protein brand, called Raised & Rooted, that will feature vegetarian nuggets that taste like chicken and blended burgers that still contain beef but are arguably more healthy. Read more......
15:30, 2019-06-13

Skoda Launches New iV Sub-Brand; Marks Entry Into The World Of Electric Vehicles The first two allelectric vehicles based on Volkswagen Groups MEB modular electric car platform will be introduced in 2020, one of which will be a production version of the VISION iV SUV coup study....
12:45, 2019-05-24

MSNBC host says 'impeachment' is a losing word, brand Trump as 'criminal' instead MSNBC’s Donny Deutsch said Friday that Democrats should no longer use the word “impeachment” due to political risks associated with it and instead brand President Trump a "criminal."...
17:45, 2019-05-31

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've seen for voice-activated speaker. You can also find deals on ...
19:45, 2019-06-06

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
02:30, 2019-06-05

Ohio House passes bill that would allow consumer-funded nuclear and coal subsidies Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (credit: David Maxwell/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week lawmakers in Ohio's House of Representatives voted 53-43 in favor of a...
17:45, 2019-05-31

Wendy’s employee takes bath in kitchen sink, restaurant still passes inspection This doesn’t count as washing your hands before returning to work. An employee at a Wendy’s in Florida brought his home hygiene routine to the fast food restaurant, washing up in an industrial sink, a revolting viral video shows. The 93-second footage, posted Tuesday on Facebook, shows a Snapchat vi...
19:15, 2019-05-24

Fantasy Football: Aaron Rodgers vows to throw more passes to Davante Adams Davante Adams was tied for the second-most targets in the league last season, but Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants to throw his way even more in 2019....
04:30, 2019-06-07

New York passes its Green New Deal, announces massive offshore wind push Enlarge / Sights like this may become common on Long Island. (credit: University of Rhode Island) Yesterday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that's been described as the state's Green New Deal. Unlike the one that's been floated in Congress, this one isn't a grab-bag collection of soc...
22:45, 2019-07-19

Canadian Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta....
17:45, 2019-06-07

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD....
03:45, 2019-06-11

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
01:15, 2019-06-04

Louisiana passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban, Democratic governor expected to sign Louisiana lawmakers passed an abortion ban on Wednesday that would prohibit women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detected, NBC News reports....
02:15, 2019-05-30

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple of ailing coal plants....
19:15, 2019-05-24

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Democratic governor has said he’s prepared to sign it into law. The Louisiana House passed the bill — wh...
04:00, 2019-05-30

State Senate passes limo-safety bills after deadly upstate crash The state Senate on Thursday passed a slate of bills aimed at preventing fatal limo crashes like the upstate disaster that left 20 dead in October. The proposals — which are still pending in the Assembly — create stricter licensing and safety requirements while also jacking up fines and penalties fo...
01:30, 2019-06-07

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation....
03:30, 2019-07-18

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
21:30, 2019-07-12

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand Prix to go. The Red Bull driver went on to claim victory but win is under investigation by the stewards. Leclerc was squeezed wide when the Red Bull d...
06:45, 2019-07-01

Trump's 'racist tweets': House passes resolution condemning attack on congresswomen Nancy Pelosi’s sharp rebuke of the president’s remarks prompted a challenge from Republicans who claimed rule violationsThe House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Donald Trump’s incendiary remarks telling four congresswomen of color to “go back” to where they “came from” ...
14:45, 2019-07-17

Relieved Thiem passes Bublik test to reach French Open third round Austrian Dominic Thiem was a relieved man after overcoming a tough test to reach the French Open third round with a 6-3 6-7(6) 6-3 7-5 win over Russian-born Kazakh Alexander Bublik on Court Philippe Chatrier on Thursday....
17:00, 2019-05-30

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
00:30, 2019-07-13

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out inside, authorities said....
07:45, 2019-06-06

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
21:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 3-U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
20:45, 2019-07-18

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday. The move comes a day after former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed members of a Judiciary subcommittee, as only Judiciary Committee Chairm...
19:15, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
19:15, 2019-07-18

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
05:30, 2019-06-21

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
21:00, 2019-05-21

Wisconsin Senate passes four abortion-restricting bills that Gov. Evers has vowed to veto Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate passed four abortion-restricting bills Wednesday, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers who has promised to veto them....
09:15, 2019-06-06

Nissan’s Infiniti brand to move back to Japan from Hong Kong: document Nissan Motor Co’s premium brand Infiniti is relocating its headquarters back to Japan from Hong Kong, its home since 2012, to create "more operational efficiencies" with its parent company, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday....
17:30, 2019-05-29

The Veja way: inside the cult sneaker brand's operations in Amazonia – a photo essay Thanks to its ethical credentials and stylish designs, the trainer brand has amassed a devoted following. Here, its co-founder, Sébastien Kopp, files his travelogue from a trip to Amazonia where the shoes are madeWe started working in Amazonia, in the Brazilian state of Acre, in 2004. Acre is a fron...
16:45, 2019-06-20

Brand New Jeep Gladiators and Chevy Silverados Destroyed After Train Derails in Nevada A train carrying at least a dozen new automobiles including Jeep Gladiators, Jeep Wranglers, Chevrolet Silverados, and GMC Sierras derailed Wednesday in Nevada, and the photos of the mangled trucks and SUVs are truly astonishing....
20:30, 2019-07-11

A Day Well Spent With... Susie Willis, founder of natural skincare brand Romilly Wilde 'At 50 I feel fitter, stronger and more energetic than at 25. 30 years ago I didn't know what wellness was. I lived on skittles, rose wine and pringles'...
10:15, 2019-06-23

Uber unveils brand new Jump electric scooters and swappable batteries for bikes Uber launched its Jump scooter rental service in October, with Xiaomi delivering the actual scooters that are one tap away if available in your city. But Uber has partnered with a different company for a second version of the Jump scooter, which will be available this month in various US markets. D...
03:15, 2019-06-13

Going To Make This Brand Tie-In Work As Best We Can: 5 Dark And Spooky Horror Stories That Feature Claritin-D Claritin-D gave us a bunch of money to write a sponsored post, but didn’t really specify what they wanted. We thought it might be fun to do some scary stories that involved allergy medicine somehow, so that’s what we went with. It ended up being much harder than we thought, but we tried our best to ...
01:45, 2019-06-06

Secret brand deodorant donates $529,000 to US women's soccer team to help close pay gap Procter & Gamble and its Secret deodorant, a sponsor of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, is now supporting its members' fight for equal pay.       ...
02:45, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 2-PepsiCo's core soda brand, chips boost quarterly results PepsiCo Inc's quarterly revenue and profit beat Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, boosted by higher sales of its traditional Pepsi soda as well as snacks Lay's and Dorito chips....
16:15, 2019-07-09

Intel’s brand new chips will deliver Full HD gaming on super slim laptops Playing games on laptops that are as thin as the MacBook Air is about to get even better soon, and that’s not only because some companies are getting ready to export all that heavy graphics processing power to the cloud rather than your machine. Chips that power ultraportable laptops, the ultrabooks...
13:45, 2019-05-28

Brand new Pixel 4 leak shows the display design and new mint color option After a series of leaks revealed the Pixel 4’s purported design, suggesting the phone will look a lot like the iPhone 11 when it comes to rear camera’s design and placement, Google posted a teaser image of the unannounced handset (above), practically confirming all these leaks. Since the...
13:45, 2019-06-21

Google Glass still exists: Meet Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. These are the safety-goggles version. [credit: Google ] Google Glass is not only a product that still exists inside Google, but today, Google is announcin...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for all-time World Cup scoring record With her 17th goal, Brazil's Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for the all-time World Cup scoring record.       ...
07:15, 2019-06-19