Smile: Some airliners have cameras on seat-back screens
Now there's one more place where cameras could start watching you - from 30,000 feet. Newer seat-back entertainment systems on some airplanes operated by American Airlines and Singapore Airlines have cameras, and it's likely they are also on planes used by ot
$33 million cash boost for Sydney Supercars night race
The Eastern Creek circuit was used as a test bed for Supercars night racing last year with the Sydney SuperNight round, which was well received despite using temporary lighting.While SMP missed out on a spot on the 2019 schedule, it has always been poised to
Mueller report now apparently NOT coming next week
This announcement brought to you by the National Association of Reporters Who Cried Wolf. Again.
After days of reports that the special counsel investigation under Robert Mueller was going to end next week and the Justice Department was standing by to catc
‘Fortnite’ World Cup Finals Will Have a Massive $30 Million Prize Pool
Get ready to fight off the zombies and dance it out: The Fortnite World Cup Finals are coming this summer and $30,000,000 is available for competing players. On Friday, Epic Games, Fortnite’s developer, announced the e-sports […]
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Apex Legends wasn’t the only free battle royale game to drop out of nowhere this month. At the most recent Nintendo Direct we learned about Tetris 99, a new spin on the classic […]
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Apple confirms its plans to close retail stores in the patent troll-favored Eastern District of Texas
Apple has confirmed its plans to close retail stores in the Eastern District of Texas – a move that will allow the company to better protect itself from patent infringement lawsuits, according to the Apple news site MacRumors which broke the news of th
Captured carbon dioxide converts into oxalic acid to process rare earth elements
Removing carbon dioxide from power plant emissions is a good idea to start with -- and it may have an extra economic benefit. Engineers are presenting results on turning carbon dioxide into oxalic acid, which is used to process rare earth elements for electro
With average precipitation of 35 inches per four-month season over an area encompassing most of the Indian subcontinent, the South Asia summer monsoon is intense, only partly understood, and notoriously difficult to predict. Until now.
Researchers have developed a fiber that combines the elasticity of rubber with the strength of a metal, resulting in a tougher material that could be incorporated into soft robotics, packaging materials or next-generation textiles.
Democrats draw line in the sand: Congress must get the full 'unedited' Mueller report
With multiple news reports suggesting the special counsel's investigation could conclude as early as next week, congressional Democrats are gearing up for a battle to make sure they see the contents of that report in its entirety.
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Report: Zoom, the video conferencing company, may be a public company as early as April
The video conferencing company Zoom is aiming to file a public S-1 by the end of March, according to a new report in Business Insider that adds the company could go public as soon as April. Business Insider reported last month that Zoom had filed confidential
Winter apparel brand Moncler has partnered with Valentino’s creative director Pierpaolo Picciolo to create massive gowns that reference classic cold-weather puffy coats. Each gown features the typical quilted style of down jackets, but instead of short fo
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Even with rain clouds threatening from above, the spirits, and heels, were high at Diane von Furstenberg's idyllic Coldwater Canyon property Thursday afternoon. The famed fashion designer and philanthropist had invited all the fem
US hits Congo officials with travel bans for graft, abuses
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is hitting senior Congolese officials with travel bans for their alleged involvement in corruption and human rights abuses. The State Department says the officials include the president of the country's National Asse
Fortnite goes big on esports for 2019 with $100 million prize pool
Epic Games, maker of the ultra popular Battle Royale game Fortnite, is putting up another $100 million in prize cash for competitive tournaments in 2019. The company made waves in the esports world last year, announcing $100 million prize pool for the 2018 co
Midday open thread: WA sheriffs say no to gun law enforcement; far more energy storage needed
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Mercedes needs upgrade to cure handling issues, says Bottas
While Ferrari hit the ground running and enjoyed a strong first week of pre-season testing, Mercedes had a more low-key start that left it in no doubt it is currently on the back foot.Speaking at an event with Mercedes title sponsor Petronas in Italy on Frida
Pinstagram? Instagram code reveals Public Collections feature
Instagram is threatening to attack Pinterest just as it files to go public the same way the Facebook-owned app did to Snapchat. Code buried in Instagram for Android shows the company has prototyped an option to create public “Collections” to whic
Doug Gottlieb thinks James Harden shouldn’t be the one to complain about officiating
Last night's Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets game featured disputed fouls, with both James Harden and Chris Paul being vocal about the calls after the game. Hear why Doug Gottlieb agrees with their sentiment, but thinks Harden shouldn't be one to compl