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Canadian Dollar in Fresh Surge as Economic Growth Smashes Expectations

The second quarter is the first one that is more a Trump quarter than an Obama quarter, though of course we'll be saddled with Obama's lousy economic program fo...


This could be the tech behind the iPhone 8's wireless charging feature

Mashable reports that, " The device's charging coil, along with other features visible in the photo , are clearly meant to be used for the inductive charging...


Huawei shipped 73 million smartphones in first half of this year

Richard Yu promises high screen-to-body ratio and strong cameras for Mate 10 , says Huawei will be "giving up" on low-end phones. "Everybody knows that pro...


Mets Trade Lucas Duda Tampa Bay Rays For Relief Prospect Drew Smith

The New York Yankees expressed interest in Duda earlier this month as the Mets' crosstown rivals looked for an upgrade at first base. Meanwhile, Duda mak...


MANCHESTER UNITED, Mourinho: "Zlatan's return would make no sense"

Zlatan Ibrahimovic - ever the egotist - has compared himself to "King Kong" in his latest Instagram post, which suggests he thinks his rehabilitation is going ...


Porsche to quit WEC top tier for Formula E

The zuffenhausen outfit will join Mercedes-Benz , BMW and Audi in the all-electric racing series. Now, Porsche's gone and done the same. To make that pos...


USA house of Representatives approves bill to build wall on Mexico border

Mexico has flatly refused to pay and in recent weeks Trump indicated that there could be portions of the border that are not conducive to a wall. "Most importan...


NASA Scientist discusses expectations during August solar eclipse

Pack your patience and plan for congestion on the road, especially as you get closer to locations within the path of totality . State and national parks al...


Electric Cars Will Lead to Tax Changes

There have been fears that people coming home from work and plugging in their electric cars to charge would significantly increase peak demand and require mor...


Astronaut trio launches to International Space Station

GMT, NASA said in coverage of the flawless launch on Friday. In order left to right, Paolo Nespoli of ESA, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos, and Randy Bresnik o...


Adobe Plans To Phase Out Flash

Adobe Flash , a software program that was once needed to power nearly anything found online, is having the plug pulled on it in 2020. Given this progress, and...


See the Meizu Pro 7 second display in action

The phones were launched in China on July 26 and there is no information about when these models will be available in India. The Pro 7 Plus also has a bri...


Amazon sets date for a 50000 position job fair

Amazon plans to have these positions filled within the next 10-12 months and their company would swell to about 300,000 employees. Applicants will meet current...


Google launched Waze App for Android Auto

Owned by Google , Waze utilises real-time data from 85 million global users , who can report incidents in detail enabling other drivers to re-route around p...


Google Pixel 2 and XL 2 leak: what's in store for consumers?

Earlier reports have suggested that the flagships are likely to feature a squeezable frame and an "Always on Display", but Google has yet to officially reveal...


Nintendo Reports Strong Profits in First Quarter

Super Mario Odyssey , due in October, should also keep demand high if it begins to wane by that point. In terms of its other offerings, 3DS sold nearly a mill...


Wal-Mart Cancels SNES Class Pre-orders Due to "Technical Glitch"

Last week on Friday, it appeared that preorders for the SNES Classic Edition were up over on Walmart's online store. Some pre-order customers began rec...


Apple ordered to pay $633m to university in patent dispute

District Judge William Conley. The "predictor circuit", is what the iPhone chips were infringing. Apple was ordered to pay $ 234 million in this case by a jury...


Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Beats Bill Gates

Amazon found Jeff Bezos has overtaken Bill Gates as richest man on earth for the first time ever. Bezos has gained tens of billions of dollars over the...


Twitter Inc (TWTR) Shares Tank As User Growth Slows

If we assume that all monthly active users became daily active users (a generous assumption), and Twitter generated $4.55 per user (reaching Facebook's ...


Amazon might have a job for you in Oklahoma City

Others will be competing for many of those potential hires. It's holding job fairs nationwide on August 2, which it's calling " Amazon Jobs Day". Candidate...


Waze is finally available on Android Auto

Think of it as a fusion between a pure navigation app and a social media platform, in keeping with the Waze slogan: "Outsmarting Traffic, Together". There is ...


USB 3.2 specification doubles USB Type-C bandwidth

The adoption of USB Type-C has been slow, but with the arrival of USB 3 .2, it is likely to gather momentum. It then got a bit confusing when USB 3 .1 was i...


Google Pixel 2 And Pixel XL 2 Exposed In New Speculative Renders

MySmartPrice has posted the leaked renders of both the upcoming devices that show off their design and built in 3D video . The renders were created by Twi...


Amazon Prime Now quick delivery service goes live in Singapore

A number of high-profile Instagram users residing in Singapore have posted sponsored teasers of Amazon's Prime Now service. "Prime Now is powered by Amazon'...


AI led Zuckerberg and Musk into a clash

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's seemingly jokingly ( we thought ) tweeted in December that he was going to "build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging" in ...


Google launches Trusted Contacts location-sharing app on iOS

Google told Mashable a year ago at the launch of the Android version that Trusted Contacts is "necessary" no matter the privacy concerns, since emergency ...


Mobile offers BOGO promotion on newly announced Moto Z2 Force

Moto TurboPower Pack : Add an extra day of battery life to your phone. Starting with the design language, Moto Z2 Force is not much different than its pre...


Samsung's share in Chinese smartphone market low

One brand that was notably missing from the report is Huawei which is lagging behind its compatriots in conquering the Indian market. Which device do you ...


Google launches SOS alerts feature for people caught up in emergencies

There is also a card that you can look at which contains more information about the crisis, together with local contact numbers and websites you can refer to. F...


Yu Yunique 2 up for sale on Flipkart from Thursday

On the other hand, Xiaomi Redmi 4A also has a 5-inch HD display , which concludes both phones are standing equally on this front. The device will be available ...


Sea World's Last Captive-Born Baby Orca Dies

Her mother, Takara was pregnant when the company announced a year ago that it would end its killer whale breeding program. The calf was the last orca to be ...


Last Orca Born in Captivity Dies

Trainers had been treating her over the weekend, but her condition worsened. Kyara was kept in a 24-hours watch and was being taken care of by the staff mem...


Travelers to Mexico warned about tainted alcohol

In January, a 20-year-old from Wisconsin died after allegedly ingesting tainted alcohol and then drowning in a resort pool in Playa del Carmen , Mexico. Othe...


Parents say teen didn't mean to kill sister

This is the last thing I wanted to happen. Nicandro Sanchez of Stockton tells Fresno television station KFSN he believes his 18-year-old daughter Obdulia Sa...