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Civil rights veteran Lewis being honored in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, months after refusing to join President Donald Trump there. Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights Inc. announced Tuesday it will give awards to L

Midday open thread: Scrambled egg, home mortgages, and when a scream is not a scream

Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is Exonerated! What you missed on Sunday Kos … Women's History Month: They ran—and are running—for the highest office in the land, by Denise Oliver Velez Trump, GOP keep bullying Twitter and Facebook b

Social investment platform eToro acquires smart contract startup Firmo

Social investing and trading platform eToro announced that it has acquired Danish smart contract infrastructure provider Firmo for an undisclosed purchase price. Firmo’s platform enables exchanges to execute smart financial contracts across various assets

Apple introduces Apple TV Plus for its original shows - CNET

The tech giant teamed up with a bunch of Hollywood luminaries to create the new shows.

2020 Ford Bronco shown with removable hardtop, doors at dealer meeting - Roadshow

Ford dealers got to see the Bronco, as well as the smaller «Baby Bronco.»

Apple TV app coming to Macs, Roku, smart TVs in 2019 - CNET

Apple's video streaming service will extend beyond iPhones, iPads and Apple TV.

Spielberg and Hollywood's top tier introduce Apple TV Plus streaming service - CNET

Turns out a billion dollars gets a few big names to show up.

Spotting Captain America at Apple event makes Twitter happy - CNET

Oh hai, Cap! Fans spot Avengers superhero actor Chris Evans at Apple Event.

Third gun-massacre survivor suicide in one week: Sandy Hook father takes his own life

There is a deeply troubling trend happening of suicides by those affected by gun massacres. Only days after the suicides of two surviving students of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, the father of a first-grader wh

Lidar startup Ouster raises $60 million in production run-up

Ouster has raised $60 million as the San Francisco-based lidar startup opens a new facility that will have the capacity to assemble and ship several thousand sensors a month by the end of 2019. The new factory, which will have a grand opening ceremony March 2

Apple unveils its subscription streaming service, AppleTV+

To close out today’s press event focused on Apple’s service’s business, the company has officially announced its streaming initiative, Apple TV+. CEO Tim Cook said this will be an ad-free subscription service, with everything available for o

Michael Avenatti arrested and charged in alleged Nike extortion scheme

Avenatti charged for attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike

The Latest: Prosecutor says Avenatti case shows greed

U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna in Los Angeles says lawyer Michael Avenatti could face up to 50 years in prison if convicted on wire and bank fraud charges

Wolf restoration project at Isle Royale off to strong start

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - The rebuilding of Isle Royale National Park's gray wolf population is off to a strong start. The Michigan park in Lake Superior now has 15 wolves following the transfer of seven from Canada over the weekend. Six came from Michipico

Apple’s revamped TV app is ready to stream its new shows

Along with the long-awaited introduction of Apple’s TV and movie streaming service, the company also introduced a new Apple TV app for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV.  The updated design is meant to make it easier to find content, no matter the source ̵

The Apple TV app to launch on smart TVs, Roku, Fire TV and computers

Apple is revamping its Apple TV app with a new offering. But how will you be able to access the service exactly? Apple is launching the Apple TV app on smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony and Vizio. The Samsung app will land first, and other manufacturers will g

Apple Card will make credit card fraud a lot more difficult

Apple’s new credit card has a curious security feature that will make it much more difficult to carry out credit card fraud. The aptly named Apple Card is a new credit card, built into your iPhone Wallet app, which the company says will help customers l

Decorative Laser Cut Paper Compositions with Hand-Painted Ink by Julia Ibbini

United Emirates-based artist Julia Ibbini sources elements from Islamic geometry, embroidery, meenakari enamel work, and even electronic music to inspire the designs that compose her laser cut paper works. The complex patterns and layers of her colorful compo

The press plays along with AG William Barr's obstruction of justice ploy

The New York Times led the cheering press pack by announcing that special counsel Robert Mueller's completed investigation into Russian election interference provided a «powerful boost» for Donald Trump. What's odd is that nobody inside the Time

Greg Holland to close for Diamondbacks

Greg Holland has earned the closer's job with the Arizona Diamondbacks

Michael Avenatti charged with extortion and wire, bank fraud

U.S. prosecutors have charged President Donald Trump critic and attorney Michael Avenatti with extortion and bank and wire fraud

Big 12 a bust with early NCAA Tournament flameouts

First weekend of NCAA Tournament a slap in the face to Big 12, a league that habitually considers itself the toughest in college basketball

Former Knicks, NYU player Cal Ramsey dies at 81

Cal Ramsey, NYU star who went on to play and broadcast for the Knicks, dies at 81

Parise out with Wild chasing playoff spot

The Minnesota Wild will be without their leading scorer, veteran Zach Parise, with the playoff race down to the wire

India to auction fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi#39;s art collection

Auctioneers say the sale is the first of its kind in a country where tax authorities have usually auctioned property, gold and luxury items, but not art.

The press plays along with the GOP's obstruction of justice charade

The New York Times led the cheering press pack by announcing that special counsel Robert Mueller's completed investigation into Russian election interference provided a «powerful boost» for Donald Trump. What's odd is that nobody inside the Time

Apple Pay is coming to transit systems in major US cities later this year

Being able to pay for things like subways and buses with your phone just makes sense, but in much of the US, you’ll still need a paper ticket or an oh-so-losable reloadable card if you want a ride. At its big press event this afternoon, Apple announced

Apple Arcade is Apple’s new cross-platform gaming subscription

Apple wants to tilt the balance from ad-laden freemium gaming titles towards all-access ad-free gaming experiences that can be downloaded across platforms on iOS and macOS. At the company’s services event this morning, they announced Apple Arcade, thei

Why the TT’s fastest-ever rider is on the “back foot” for 2019

Hickman – who demolished the Isle of Man outright lap record at 135.452mph to win a thrilling Senior TT finale in 2018 – remains with the Smiths team for the Superbike, Superstock and Supersport races at this year's event, and will campaign the big bike r

Give Donald Trump credit: His cover-up is working, so far

Bill Barr was clearly hired to stifle the Mueller investigation, and his four-page fake-out is the obvious result

Apple unveils its $9.99 per month news subscription service, Apple News+

Apple today unveiled a revamped Apple News app which now includes a premium tier called Apple News+,  offering access to over 300 magazines and newspapers for $9.99 per month. At launch, the subscription includes magazine titles like Bon Appétit, People, Vo

Android users’ security and privacy at risk from shadowy ecosystem of pre-installed software, study warns

A large-scale independent study of pre-installed Android apps has cast a critical spotlight on the privacy and security risks that preloaded software poses to users of the Google developed mobile platform. The researchers behind the paper, which has been publ

Apple introduces its own credit card, the Apple Card

Today, Apple announced… a credit card. The Apple Card is designed for the iPhone and will work with the Wallet app. You sign up from your iPhone and you can use it with Apple Pay in just a few minutes. Before introducing the card, Apple CEO Tim Cook sh

House hunting for hellbenders

For young hellbenders, choosing the right home is more than a major life decision. Their survival can depend on it.

Beneath Earth's Crust, Hot Rocks Creep As Oceanic Plates Plunge Toward the Core

The deep part of Earth's middle layer is on the move.

Defying Laws of Nature, Scientists Force 'Supercrystals' Into Existence

A team of physicists used lasers to create «supercrystals,» even as the structures fought to not exist at all.

Apple introduces new Apple Card, a virtual credit card - CNET

The card will live in Apple's Wallet app.

Apple celebrates journalists in video promoting News Plus service - CNET

Journalists star in Apple's push to share magazines digitally.

Apple Pay hits 10 billion transactions in 2019 - CNET

New numbers come out at an event launching new Apple services.

Apple Event 2019: Apple News Plus, Apple Card and everything announced so far - CNET

What's been announced thus far about Apple's TV series, news subscription service and everything else expected at its launch event today, March 25.
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