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Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles

Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses, which will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat, as the technology company works to d...

Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles

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Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles version Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses that will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat....
20:17, 2019-08-13

UPDATE 1-Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles version Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses that will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat....
20:51, 2019-08-13

Snap's Spectacles 3 are made for augmented reality Snap's Spectacles 2 were functionally better, but not a revolution -- and they were still a bit dowdy. Its latest attempt at smart eyewear might fare better, though. The social service has unveiled Spectacles 3 glasses that include dual HD cameras......
20:17, 2019-08-13

Snap Unveils New Spectacles That Can Capture 3D Images Snap on Tuesday unveiled new-generation Spectacles sunglasses that can take 3D pictures to share on its Snapchat messaging service known for ephemeral posts....
11:51, 2019-08-14

Snap introduces Spectacles 3, with two HD cameras and 3D effects on Snapchat Snap has introduced a third generation of its Spectacles wearable sunglass cameras, and these include new 3D effects for use in Snapchat: You can capture 3D snaps, with a slight side-to-side depth effect thanks to dual-angle cameras; 3D filters, which add AR graphics effects to captured video; 3D le...
05:51, 2019-08-14

Snap unveils third generation of Spectacles smart glasses When it comes to wearable cameras, Snap is hoping that the third time is the charm. The parent company of disappearing-photo app Snapchat on Tuesday unveiled the latest iteration of its Spectacles smart glasses — which will now let users record photos and video in 3D. The frames will let users apply...
03:17, 2019-08-14

Snap’s new Spectacles capture 3D video and aim for the luxury crowd When Snap first revealed its Spectacles in 2016, they were something of a mini-phenomenon. Here was a pair of wacky sunglasses sold through wacky vending machines that could record video in a circular format. At the time, some thought pivoting into hardware could be the company’s defense against inc...
03:51, 2019-08-14

Snap debuts dual-camera Spectacles 3 glasses to create 3D AR content The maker of Snapchat has revealed its third-generation camera wearable, now with dual cameras for 3D AR capture and a much steeper price tag than before.Read More...
23:34, 2019-08-13

How 5G could improve augmented reality We all know by now that 5G is going to be a big deal. The next generation mobile network will provide ubiquitous gigabit connection speeds, extremely low latency and unrestricted capacity.In fact, it’s rather difficult to imagine a modern industry that won’t be positively affected by 5...
11:17, 2019-06-01

Augmented Reality Is Now in Your Phone, Eyeglasses and Car If you dodged real-world trash cans to chase virtual monsters during the Pokemon Go craze, you experienced augmented reality. Sixty years after fighter pilots used the precursor to AR technology, the ability to view the world enhanced with digital imagery is now available in the dashboard of your ca...
15:17, 2019-07-24

Niantic’s view of the future of augmented reality Ross Finman, head of AR at Niantic, talked with gaming personality Blair Herter about the future of augmented reality at GamesBeat Summit 2019.Read More...
14:00, 2019-05-26

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon......
00:51, 2019-06-02

There’s a new Minecraft game coming, and it’s played entirely in augmented reality You'll be able to build structures and worlds on your table with friends... [credit: Microsoft ] Microsoft may believe it has made augmented reality's killer app: the just-announced Minecra...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Apple triples down on augmented reality, but it will be a tough sell Apple's new AR software puts humans into the picture and mixes animation and real life. The company hopes developers use tools to create awesome apps.        ...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Samsung may develop foldable augmented reality glasses Samsung is exploring the possibility of developing augmented reality glasses, based on one of its latest patent applications first spotted by Patently Apple. The documentation the tech giant submitted to the US Patent & Trademark Office shows fol......
09:34, 2019-07-13

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
17:00, 2019-06-05

Samsung could still be planning to launch a pair of augmented reality specs Gadget makers aren't giving up on the idea of getting Google Glass-style augmented reality specs on our faces, with a recently filed Samsung patent the latest evidence that more of these wearable devices are on the way.Spotted by Patently Apple, the filing shows a fairly standard design for a p...
11:34, 2019-07-13

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five years. Only one Minecraft-related game has launched s...
00:17, 2019-07-17

Incredible new iOS 13 FaceTime feature fixes your eye contact with augmented reality A new feature found in the third beta version of iOS 13 has begun attracting attention because it promises to bring some augmented reality magic to your FaceTime calls — specifically, to the way many of us on calls are seen by the other party to be looking down at the screen, instead of lookin...
21:51, 2019-07-03

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggles, which shows digital content such as avatars. (credit: Mark Miller/Stanford Human Interaction Lab)...
21:51, 2019-05-29

Varjo's technology is like a magic leap forward in augmented reality In a nondescript headquarters building on a quiet side street in Helsinki, with a modest amount of startup capital, Finland’s Varjo has put together a headset that offers a major advance in augmented, or “mixed” reality. ZDNet traveled to Finland and gave it a try....
21:51, 2019-08-12

YouTube rolls out augmented reality for viewers to virtually try on makeup YouTube will allow viewers to virtually try on makeup using an augmented reality program called AR Beauty Try-On. MAC Cosmetics is the first company to launch a campaign using it....
05:17, 2019-06-21

Harry Potter Augmented-Reality Game Is Off to a Slow Start The new mobile game “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” is off to a lackluster start, signaling another missed opportunity to drive mainstream adoption of augmented reality, the much-hyped technology the app showcases....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Augmented reality offers an exciting future for Hollywood blockbusters There is a space for bigger than life illusions that can update a process, cut costs, and provide a powerful user experience…without headsets or gogglesRead More...
22:51, 2019-06-08

Qualcomm enables ‘XR smart viewer’ augmented reality smartphone apps Qualcomm unveiled a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR Smart Viewer reference design that makes it easier for hardware companies to create lightweight AR glasses.Read More...
16:17, 2019-05-29

The Science Behind TIME’s New Apollo 11 Moon Landing Augmented Reality Experience TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. First up: the TIME Moon Landing experience, the world’s most accurate 3D re-creation of the Apollo 11 mission, which took place...
14:51, 2019-07-18

Google Maps adds augmented reality navigation, beating Apple to the punch Google Maps now includes an augmented reality (AR) navigation tool, named Live View, which takes live footage from your phone's camera and superimposes navigation arrows over the top, making it much easier to see which turns you should be taking when you're walking.Last week, it was discov...
13:17, 2019-08-09

Meta View acquires assets of augmented reality pioneer Meta New spatial computing company Meta View today announced it has acquired the assets of Meta, a pioneer in augmented reality head-mounted displays.Read More...
16:34, 2019-05-28

Harry Potter meets Pokemon Go in new augmented reality game called 'Wizards Unite' Niantic, the company that built the hit game “Pokemon GO,” launched its new game this week based on another popular franchise.       ...
04:34, 2019-06-22

Explore augmented reality with 'Harry Potter,' 'Jurassic World,' and 'Angry Birds' games There's a new wave of augmented reality video games for your smartphone including 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' and a new Angry Birds mobile game.       ...
21:51, 2019-07-06

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are meeting in Islamabad....
09:00, 2019-06-10

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Citi launches co-branded credit cards with SE Asia's Grab in push for more customers Citigroup has teamed up with Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab to launch co-branded credit cards, as it looks to boost its Asian customer base by about 13% via partnerships with digital firms, a senior Citi executive said....
06:00, 2019-06-11

Republican launches fresh push to defund sanctuary cities after courts block Trump Republicans are renewing their fight against “sanctuary cities,” with a new bill that aims to pull immigration funding from those jurisdictions that shield illegal immigrants from deportation – while protecting law enforcement officials who follow federal law. ...
19:00, 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings Plans Listing of Snap Inc. (SNAP) Options CHICAGO, IL – March 2, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it plans to list options on Snap Inc. (SNAP), the parent company of the picture-taking and sharing mobile app Snapchat....
21:34, 2019-05-21

Snap Back? Snap Inc. has been slowly righting its ship recently, stymying its nose-diving stocks prices and exodus of users. The Snapchat creator’s Q2 2019 earnings imply that things are looking up.Read more......
10:51, 2019-07-24

How to Object to Proposed Changes to SNAP Eligibility Government benefit programs like food stamps are meant to be temporary aids to get you back on your feet. But transitioning from benefits to self-sufficiency could become harder if a new rule change gets approved....
00:17, 2019-07-25

Snap could let users add songs to their disappearing messages Snapchat is reportedly looking to make it easier to incorporate music into its ephemeral messages, so users don't have to resort to using tricks and loopholes. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company is currently seeking broad rights to Uni......
17:17, 2019-05-24

Snap to raise $1 billion to invest in AR, possible acquisitions Snap Inc on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features and may also buy other companies....
18:34, 2019-08-06

Is Ukraine headed for a snap parliamentary election? Freshly sworn-in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is seeking to capitalize on his popularity and cement his grip on power. But will his call for snap elections get him the support he needs in parliament?...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Snap user growth on a roll as new app clicks Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday added more users for a second straight quarter and beat analysts' estimates for revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of a new augmented reality photo lenses....
22:51, 2019-07-23

Snapchat's first three Snap Games for Android and iOS go live Soon after Chinese giant Tencent bought a big chunk of Snap's shares, the company announced a set of important changes coming to Snapchat. In an attempt to keep its users logged as long as possible, Snapchat introduced Snap Games, a collection of multiplayer games that allows users to play with thei...
03:51, 2019-05-22

Upcoming Pupperazzi Is Like Pokemon Snap With Dogs Pupperazzi was announced yesterday by indie studio Sundae Month and it looks to be a game where players will run around and just take photos of cute, cool and funny looking puppies. Sounds like we need to start game of the year discussions a bit earlier than usual....
23:51, 2019-05-25

New Ukraine Leader Calls Snap Election Ukraine’s new president called snap parliamentary elections as he sought greater authority to tackle a weak economy and a military conflict with Russia-backed separatists....
22:34, 2019-05-21

| Sri Lanka snap losing streak with Scotland win Sri Lanka snapped an eight-match one-day international losing streak ahead of the World Cup with a 35-run win over Scotland in a rain-affected match in Edinburgh....
23:51, 2019-05-21

India Hopes to Snap Out of Slump With More Spending India plans to increase spending and allow more foreign investment as it attempts to jump-start a stalled economy that has emerged as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biggest challenge....
18:01, 2019-07-05

Mariners snap 6-game skid with 6-2 win over Rangers SEATTLE (AP) — Daniel Vogelbach hit a mammoth two-run homer in the seventh inning, Kyle Seager drove in his first run of the season and the Seattle Mariners snapped a six-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Monday night. Seattle was miserable on the road in getting swept by T...
07:17, 2019-05-28

How this former Amazon exec is turning Snap's ad business around Jeremi Gorman is simplifying, giving the sales team an "Amazon-esque" structure and building out her team to ramp up the Snap's ads organization....
17:51, 2019-08-04

If only the snap of a finger could solve our teams’ problems Here’s today’s game: You get a chance to snap your fingers and one aspect of your team will be changed. There are no guarantees to the change. There is no insurance that, by making the change, things will get better. But let’s be honest: If you’re moved to ask for this kind of assistance in......
05:00, 2019-06-30

Snap Finishes Overhaul of Leadership Team Snap promoted two executives internally to run its finance and personnel units, respectively, completing Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel’s remaking of the leadership team after a series of recent departures....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation next hurdle World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while an impending reading on U.S. inflation was set to refine the odds of an early cut in interest rates there....
15:17, 2019-06-12

Kyler Murray's Snap Clap Might Be A Problem Kyler Murray played four series in the Cardinals’ loss to the Raiders on Thursday, going 3-for-8 for 12 yards. Not great. But also who cares, it’s preseason. Potentially much more relevant were the two false start penalties he was called for in the first quarter....
03:00, 2019-08-17

Snap Posts Record User Growth Snap reported its strongest user growth as a public company and accelerating revenue, signs that long-awaited Snapchat app improvements and a leadership overhaul are translating into gains for the business....
02:17, 2019-07-24

Wings snap 12-game losing streak to Lynx 89-86 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 15 of her 19 points in the second half, bouncing back from one of the worst shooting games in WNBA history, to help Dallas rally to an 89-86 win over Minnesota on Sunday. Ogunbowale finished 7 of 12 from the field, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range. ...
02:34, 2019-07-01

Tigers outslug Mets 9-8 to snap 9-game skid JaCoby Jones homered and drove in four runs, including a go-ahead double in the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrera also connected as the Detroit Tigers halted their nine-game losing streak with a wild 9-8 victory over the New York Mets        ...
09:34, 2019-05-25

Czech PM warns of snap election if coalition crumbles Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Sunday there would be a snap election if his coalition partner goes through with threat to quit, raising the prospect of more political turmoil after weeks of street protests against his rule....
19:17, 2019-06-30

Moldova snap election called as crisis deepens A day after a new government was approved after months of wrangling, the country's new, acting president has called a fresh vote in September. The move prompted tens of thousands of people onto the streets....
21:01, 2019-06-09

Snap is raising $1 billion to invest in content, AR, and possible acquisitions Snap said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features, and may buy other companies.Read More...
11:17, 2019-08-07

Mets nip Diamondbacks to snap losing skid thanks to some fill-ins PHOENIX — Once the scrap heap, now the scrap attack for the Mets. Adeiny Hechavarria and Carlos Gomez were almost nobody’s idea of important additions by general manager Brodie Van Wagenen in spring training, but both veterans, signed to minor-league contracts, have been instrumental in the team’s i...
09:34, 2019-06-01

Teen Love for Snapchat Is Keeping Snap Afloat Left for dead after a disappointing IPO and Instagram copied a key feature, Snap is doing quite well, thank you. Its stock has more than doubled this year....
22:34, 2019-07-23

Marlins snap Phillies’ 4-game win streak with 6-2 victory MIAMI (AP) — Brian Anderson drove in three runs with a double and his 11th homer, and the Miami Marlins snapped the Philadelphia Phillies’ four-game winning streak with a 6-2 victory Friday. Last-place Miami beat Philadelphia for the fourth time in a row, including a three-game sweep last week...
05:00, 2019-06-29

Brexit weekly briefing: snap election looks increasingly likely MPs plot to thwart a no-deal exit as the do-or-die rhetoric from Boris Johnson hardensWelcome to the Guardian’s weekly Brexit briefing. If you would like to receive this as a weekly email, sign up here. You can also catch our monthly Brexit Means … podcast here. And for daily updates, head to Andrew...
08:34, 2019-08-13

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation feeds Fed bets World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a barely visible rise in U.S. inflation kept up talk of an early cut in interest rates there....
15:34, 2019-06-12

MLB roundup: Yanks snap skid, add slugger Encarnacion Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer, and Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched five-plus effective innings of relief for his first career win as the New York Yankees snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-4 victory over the host Chicago White Sox on Saturday night....
14:34, 2019-06-16

Shares snap seven-day winning streak; U.S. inflation next hurdle World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while an impending reading on U.S. inflation was set to refine the odds of an early cut in interest rates there....
11:34, 2019-06-12

Georgians call for snap elections in second night of protests Unrest sparked by anger at ruling party and Russian MP addressing parliamentProtesters gathered outside Georgia’s parliament for a second successive night of protests on Friday evening, demanding snap elections and the resignation of the country’s interior minister.Clashes with police the previous n...
20:17, 2019-06-21

Israel’s Parliament Votes to Dissolve, Triggering Snap Election JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a midnight deadline. The Knesset, which came into office less than two mon...
23:51, 2019-05-29

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in snap election Greece's opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, well ahead of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party, according to official projections....
22:51, 2019-07-07

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’s Parliament....
19:51, 2019-07-21

Bride nearly loses leg after freak bachelorette party accident: It 'just went snap' A UK woman who severely broke her leg during her bachelorette party is thanking her bridesmaid — who has no formal first-aid training — for her quick thinking that likely saved the limb in its entirety. ...
19:51, 2019-08-08

MLB roundup: Pirates snap nine-game skid as benches clear Corey Dickerson homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs to help the Pittsburgh Pirates end a nine-game losing streak with an 11-4 win against the host Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night in a game marred by a wild brawl....
21:00, 2019-07-31

Laureano, Montas help Oakland snap 5-game losing streak Ramón Laureano had two hits, including a home run, Frankie Montas threw six solid innings and the Oakland Athletics snapped a five-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels Tuesday night        ...
09:34, 2019-06-05

Snap shares jump on upgrade ahead of earnings after the bell Shares of Snap, parent company of Snapchat, rose on Tuesday following an upgrade from Stifel ahead of the company's earnings release after the bell....
19:17, 2019-07-23

Austria to hold snap elections in September, says Chancellor Kurz A snap election in Austria is a "necessity," Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Sunday, following an announcement by President Alexander Van der Bellen that early elections would be held in September....
15:17, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Ukraine leader calls snap parliamentary election KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukraine’s politics (all times local): 6 p.m. Ukraine’s new president has signed a decree dissolving the parliament and calling a snap election in two months. Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced his intention to disband the legislature minutes after being swor...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Greek PM calls snap vote after drubbing for ruling Syriza In a speech Tsipras said he would meet with the Greek President to discuss calling elections immediately after the conclusion of a second round of local Greek elections scheduled for next week....
23:51, 2019-05-26

Tigers snap 8-game losing streak, beat Nationals 7-5 DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera had three hits and three RBIs as the Detroit Tigers rallied twice and snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 7-5 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday. The Tigers rebounded from a three-run deficit in the fourth inning and erased a two-run deficit in the...
05:17, 2019-06-30

As rivals dig in, Moldova president pushes back against snap election Moldovan President Igor Dodon on Tuesday scrapped a decree for a snap parliamentary election that was hastily issued by his rivals through a high court maneuver, as two opposing factions tussled for control of the tiny east European country....
19:51, 2019-06-11

Greek parliament will vote on tax exemption measure before snap election: PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday that his government would bring legislation to parliament to cancel lowering an exemption on income taxes before a snap election on July 7....
23:34, 2019-06-04

Jeff McNeil’s super day, bullpen help Mets snap skid CHICAGO — Jeff McSuperman to the rescue. The Mets have been a disappointment on several levels this season, but their second-year super-utility scrapper is among the few players exceeding expectations. Friday afternoon, it was Jeff McNeil with the biggest swings and the Mets’ bullpen for the save in...
06:17, 2019-06-22

Kylie Jenner's Latest Bathing Suit Snap Is NSFW--or Is It? In the words of Kylie Jenner, "let 'em wonder." While her picturesque gal pal getaway may have ended, that hasn't stopped the reality star from sharing photos from the......
03:34, 2019-07-20

Salvini's quest for snap Italian election faces hurdles League chief Matteo Salvini's call for snap Italian elections after he turned on his own coalition partner faced mounting resistance on Sunday, with both his former 5-Star ally and the center-left opposition seeking to put the brakes on....
19:00, 2019-08-11

Snap stock spikes 9% fueled by new Android app and AR photo lenses Snap's Snapchat beat analysts’ estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better Android app and new augmented reality photo lenses.Read More...
10:51, 2019-07-24

Snap revenue boosted by gender-bending photo filter Shares of Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. soared more than 10 percent in extended trading Tuesday — thanks in part to a viral face filter that can turn a woman into a man and vice versa. The Los Angeles-based Snap handily beat Wall Street’s expectations for the second quarter, including a revenue ...
11:34, 2019-07-24

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Astronauts snap insane photo of volcano eruption from space The powerful eruption of the Raikoke volcano was captured by astronauts on the International Space Station on Saturday. The amazing image, which shows a huge plume of smoke rising up and surrounded by white clouds, was released by NASA Earth Observatory. Several satellites, along with astronauts on ...
02:00, 2019-06-28

Can you get fit in virtual reality? Music is pounding. Neon lights are flashing all around me. I duck, dodge, and side-step, my hands lash out in every direction. But this isn’t some new martial arts fitness craze or a high-energy spin class. It’s a VR game called Beat Saber that I’m playing on the Oculus Quest he...
14:51, 2019-07-21

Transfer roundup: Aston Villa snap up Jota from Birmingham City Attacker reunited with manager Dean SmithBayern deny making bid for City’s Leroy SanéAston Villa have signed Jota from rivals Birmingham for an undisclosed fee. The 27-year-old Spanish attacker has signed a two-year contract with the Premier League club. He is reunited at Villa Park with Dean Smith,...
19:17, 2019-06-05

METALS-Copper falls on weak demand; set to snap 3 weeks of gains London copper prices fell on Friday and were heading for their first weekly drop in a month, as sluggish demand outlook and rising supplies pressured prices....
12:17, 2019-07-05

Russell’s hat trick helps Sporting beat Sounders, snap skid KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Johnny Russell had a hat trick and Sporting Kansas City beat the Seattle Sounders 3-2 on Sunday to snap a seven-game winless streak. Nicolas Hasler took it away from Seattle’s Handwalla Bwana near midfield and then led Yohan Croizet with a low pass to the right corner ...
05:01, 2019-05-27

Alex Rodriguez says he's investing in 'good blinds' after viral toilet snap Former New York Yankee star Alex Rodriguez said Monday he doesn't intend to pursue legal action over the unflattering bathroom picture taken of him last month inside his New York City apartment -- but he did say he plans to invest in some new blinds....
17:34, 2019-06-05

Indians scratch out 2 late runs, snap 4-game losing streak CLEVELAND (AP) — Roberto Perez’s crawling infield single scored Francisco Lindor with the go-ahead run with two outs in the eighth inning as the Cleveland Indians snapped a season-high, four-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night. With the bases loaded, Perez...
05:34, 2019-05-25

Travel bloggers DEFEND hanging out of train in 'dangerous' railway snap TRAVEL bloggers Camille & Jean went viral when they posted a 'foolish' picture from Ella, Sri Lanka. They have since defended the controversial move....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Tigers slip by sloppy Pirates 5-4, snap 4-game losing streak PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nicholas Castellanos trotted home when a potential double play in the eighth turned into an RBI fielder’s choice thanks to some indecisiveness by Pittsburgh second baseman Adam Frazier, allowing the Detroit Tigers to edge the Pirates 5-4 on Tuesday night. The Tigers loaded th...
04:34, 2019-06-19

Snap shares jump after report of talks with major music studios Shares of Snap Inc. jumped as much as 6 percent Friday on reports that the Snapchat parent wants to expand the ways users can include music in their disappearing messages. Snap, led by Chief Executive Evan Spiegel, is in talks with major music studios — including Warner Music Group, Sony Music Enter...
04:34, 2019-05-25

Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of new augmented reality photo lenses....
01:34, 2019-07-24

Elis, Dynamo beat Red Bulls, snap 3-game losing streak Alberth Elis had two goals and an assist to help the Houston Dynamo beat the New York Red Bulls 4-0 to snap a three-game losing streak       ...
06:00, 2019-07-04

Calhoun rallies Angels past Rangers 3-2 to snap 5-game skid ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kole Calhoun drove in the tying run in the ninth inning with an RBI double and then score the winner on pinch-hitter Jared Walsh’s single to left field as the Los Angeles Angels rallied for a 3-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. Rangers left fielder Hunter P...
09:17, 2019-05-26

Greek conservatives have 10- to 15.5-point lead over Syriza in snap vote: polls Greece's conservative New Democracy party has a 10- to 15.5 percentage point lead over the ruling leftist Syriza ahead of a snap election on Sunday, two polls published on Friday showed....
16:51, 2019-07-05

Moldova’s interim president calls snap election amid crisis CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s interim president has dissolved parliament and called for snap elections on Sept. 6 amid a months-long political crisis. Pavel Filip announced his decision shortly after his appointment on Sunday by the Constitutional Court to replace Igor Dodon. The new gove...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Moldovan president suspended, snap election called as crisis deepens A Moldovan court temporarily relieved President Igor Dodon of his duties on Sunday to allow a stand-in to call a snap election, deepening a standoff between rival political parties over the formation of a new government after months of deadlock....
16:17, 2019-06-09

Why Canonical views the Snap ecosystem as a compelling distribution-agnostic solution Canonical's Martin Wimpress addresses Snaps, Flatpak, and other competing standards, and community unease around Canonical's control of the Snap store....
22:34, 2019-08-06

Italy's Salvini faces mounting opposition to snap election plans The leader of Italy's far-right League, Matteo Salvini, is meeting with defiance to his plans to hold a no-confidence vote. Salvini could become Italy's leader if the snap elections he wants are held in October....
08:34, 2019-08-12

Israel calls snap vote after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel is to hold its second election this year after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
03:00, 2019-05-30

Israel faces 2nd snap election in 2019 as parliament votes to dissolve itself Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a midnight deadline....
00:17, 2019-05-30

Clap trap: Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals have snap problem Some officials in the NFL have a problem with the way the Cardinals signal for the ball to be snapped. So, is clapping allowed?       ...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Boris Johnson 'eyeing snap election' within months of becoming Prime Minister ALLIES of Boris Johnson have said they are gearing up for a general election in early 2019 if he wins the Tory leadership to take on Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn....
21:51, 2019-06-22

Zelenskiy's party in spotlight as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians started to vote in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that could consolidate the power of new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and hand the novice politician a stronger mandate for driving change in the war-scarred nation....
08:51, 2019-07-21

Greek conservatives to win snap election, unseat leftists: exit poll Greek opposition conservatives held a strong lead over ruling leftist Syriza in snap elections on Sunday, a joint exit poll by five private TV stations showed....
21:34, 2019-07-07

People’s Vote campaign targets 100 marginals in case of snap election Referendum campaigners urge supporters to ditch party loyalties and employ ‘hard-headed’ tactical votingThe campaign leading the push for a second EU referendum has drawn up a hit list of 100 marginal seats in which it will tell Remain supporters to vote tactically at an early general election. The ...
00:17, 2019-08-04

Gurriel homers twice, Blue Jays snap skid, beat Royals 6-2 TORONTO (AP) — Eric Sogard hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. homered twice for his second straight multi-homer game and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday. Randal Grichuk added a two-run ho...
05:00, 2019-06-29

Mets’ new reality is sadly here This was, in its way, as bad a harbinger of what’s to come for the Mets as anything else. There was no drama this time, no tragic plot twist tinged with a little sitcom. There never was a lead to blow: early, late, in-between. Most of the energy in evidence on the field was generated......
08:51, 2019-07-04

A Reality Check for Sea Ranch Demographic shifts. Climate change. The internet. “Sea Ranch is changing, like our society,” said the architect Mary Griffin. “We simply can’t build the way we did even 20 years ago.”...
19:00, 2019-06-11

Zelenskiy seeks broader mandate as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that is expected to strengthen President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's hold on power, handing the novice politician a broader mandate for driving change in a nation at war....
15:00, 2019-07-21

Stocks rebound after U.S. backs off China sales restrictions, on pace to snap two-day skid Stocks rebounded Tuesday after the government eased off China sales constraints. The market was poised to snap a two-day losing streak        ...
23:17, 2019-05-21

Snap a Gallery Wall Into Place With Magnaframe's Affordable, Magnetic Frame Packs Gallery walls are definitely The Thing To Do when decorating a home these days, but if you don’t have the creative eye to design your own, or the cash to pay Framebridge to do it, Magnaframe is a unique, affordable, and easy-to-install alternative....
04:34, 2019-05-23

Poll gives conservatives 9 point lead over ruling Syriza for Greek snap vote Greece's conservative New Democracy party has a 9 percentage-point lead over the ruling leftist Syriza party ahead of a snap election on July 7, according to a poll published on Saturday....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Ukraine’s New President Signs Decree to Dissolve Parliament and Calls for Snap Election (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation’s legislature and called a snap election in two months, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parliament. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a 41-year-old comedian who...
20:00, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 3-Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of new augmented reality photo lenses....
02:51, 2019-07-24

S&P 500 rises, set to snap 4-day slide as Wall Street awaits Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit The S&P 500 rose on Thursday, on pace to snap a four-day losing streak, as investors await trade clues from an upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Sri Lanka stocks snap 5 days of gains in light trade; rupee steady Sri Lankan shares snapped five straight sessions of gains on Friday in low trade amid worries over economic slowdown and lack of investor appetite for risky assets. ** Traders said the Easter day bombings and aftermath violence weighed on investor sentiment. Most investors have shied away from the m...
14:00, 2019-05-24

Juventus to be Piemonte Calcio on FIFA 20 after PES 2020 snap up rights, confirm EA Sports EA Sports have confirmed that Juventus will be replaced by 'Piemonte Calcio' on FIFA 20 after rivals Konami and Pro Evolution Soccer secured a partnership with the reigning Serie A champions....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Creator of HBO's Chernobyl Asks People Not to Snap Embarrassing Photos at Disaster Site HBO’s Chernobyl has ignited a newfound interest in our relationship with nuclear power and the impacts of one of the worst nuclear disasters with history. It’s also wildly popular, which means it was only a matter of time people started looking to cash in on the moment on social media. Read more......
20:34, 2019-06-12

All-Stars McNeil, Alonso rally Mets past Braves to snap skid NEW YORK (AP) — Newly named All-Stars Jeff McNeil and Pete Alonso had the big hits in a five-run eighth inning that rallied the New York Mets past the Atlanta Braves 8-5 on Sunday night, snapping their seven-game losing streak. Todd Frazier launched a long homer to begin the comeback and finished wi...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Sensex, Nifty Snap Three-Day Winning Streak As Banking, Auto Shares Dive The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes came off record highs touched earlier in the day and snapped their three-day winning streak as auto, banking and information technology stocks came under......
17:51, 2019-05-21

Austrian vice chancellor resigns over leaked video, prompting snap election Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday over corruption allegations after a secret video was leaked, sparking a snap election....
15:34, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 11% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of a new augmented reality photo lenses....
00:17, 2019-07-24

Football fans convinced Man City star’s wife has six TOES after Insta snap EAGLE-EYED football fans have flocked to an Instagram post from Manchester City star Nicolas Otamendi – because they’re convinced his wife has six toes....
18:17, 2019-05-23

Japan PM Abe says 'basically' not thinking of snap election if sales tax hike delayed: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he was "basically" not considering seeking voter consent with a snap election if the government were to delay a planned sales tax hike, Kyodo News agency reported on Friday....
09:51, 2019-05-24

Italian nationalist leader Salvini, surging in the polls, demands snap election Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, the leader of the country's largest nationalist party, demanded a snap election Thursday -- a move that almost certainly dooms the fragile governing coalition and could see Salvini's party move from a coalition partner to Italy’s sole governing party....
20:17, 2019-08-09

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the default shipping option for all prime members. Bu...
17:17, 2019-06-14

With the help of virtual reality, a massage on the beach is possible Esqapes immersive relaxation combines VR with massage therapy to give people the ability to relax at their favorite vacation destination.       ...
20:17, 2019-08-01

Is 5G the key to virtual reality finally going mainstream? 5G is the next-generation of mobile internet. That means soon, when it rolls out to more than a few locations, it’ll be replacing 4G. There are lots of advantages to 5G: it promises to be faster than 4G, it’ll cover wider areas, connections will be more stable and latency, which i...
15:17, 2019-06-11

Graphic Novels That Twist Reality This Way and That In his latest Graphic Content column Ed Park looks at Daria Tessler’s “Cult of the Ibis” and “Tumult,” by John Harris Dunning and Michael Kennedy — two surreal adventures....
18:34, 2019-07-31

Americans think 1-in-4 are gay or lesbian, five times reality Americans believe that nearly a quarter of the nation is gay or lesbian, and women and younger people think nearly 3-in-10 are LGBT, according to a new survey....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Securing the new reality: why AR and VR security should be a top priority Organisations and consumers alike are excited by the new services and experiences promised by Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). In hospitals, for example, medical students are already using AR headsets to improve the depth and effectiveness of their training. Looking to the future, me...
12:34, 2019-05-24

Ukraine’s new president signs decree to disband parliament, calls snap parliamentary election KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s new president signs decree to disband parliament, calls snap parliamentary election. The post Ukraine’s new president signs decree to disband parliament, calls snap parliamentary election appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Antoine Griezmann’s wife stuns in bikini snap as star completes move to Barcelona ANTOINE Griezmann’s transfer from Atletico Madrid to Barcelona has finally been agreed – but his wife was looking chilled out about it all on holiday....
02:00, 2019-07-13

Bundesliga transfers: Everton snap up Jean-Philippe Gbamin, Lukebakio joins Hertha Jean-Philippe Gbamin is the latest player to swap the Bundesliga for the Premier League, leaving Mainz in a big-money deal. Elsewhere, Dodi Lukebakio has joined Hertha Berlin and Andre Schürrle is off to Spartak Moscow...
03:51, 2019-08-03

Ruin the magic of Marvel by watching Iron Man's climactic snap against a boring green screen Movie magic’s one thing, but the MCU’s a whole other beast. That much is evident in the climactic battle of Avengers: Endgame, when the film gathers just about every single character, from The Hulk to Captain Marvel, for a massive, franchise-rattling battle. Hilariously, though, the actual filming w...
23:00, 2019-06-21

Bend, Snap and Clap Your Hands: It's Time to Pick Your Favorite Legally Blonde Character! What, like it's hard?! On this day, back in 2001, Legally Blonde first hit theaters and wow, has time flown by since its debut. Over the past 18 years we've seen Reese Witherspoon......
16:17, 2019-07-13

Former Snap exec Imran Khan takes aim at Amazon as retail site Verishop goes live Imran Khan's retail website, Verishop, is going live on Tuesday. It sells a mix of designer apparel, home goods and beauty products from brands including Levi's and Boll & Branch....
19:34, 2019-06-18

The Move to Make Hyperloop Travel a Reality While technology has made it possible to stream any video and hail a car from almost anywhere, it still hasn’t been able to make the travel experience any less terrible....
13:51, 2019-05-23

Mixed reality will help us navigate labyrinthine hospitals In ten years I’m confident that we’ll all be surprised by the innovative application of VR and AR for wayfinding in healthcare and many other industries.Read More...
05:34, 2019-08-02

D-Day joy, hell told anew with virtual reality CAEN, France — The emotion of being liberated from Nazi occupation was so sweet and intense that the French refugees burst into song, a spontaneous rendition of “La Marseillaise” that echoed around the underground network of dank, dark tunnels where they had been sheltering for weeks since D-Day, am...
03:00, 2019-05-30

Negative U.S. bond yields may become reality: PIMCO Investors may have to grapple with the possibility of the once-unthinkable becoming reality - negative U.S. Treasury bond yields, according to money manager Pacific Investment Management Co (PIMCO)....
08:34, 2019-08-08

Fireworks for Retail Stocks Are a Dose of Reality The gap between winners and losers in retail is becoming clearer, but some investors have been caught out making wrong-way bets this quarter, leading to massive volatility....
14:34, 2019-05-28

How well do Boris Johnson's claims stack up against reality? Tory leadership favourite could be party leader and PM in just over three weeks’ timeDespite enduring a tumultuous week, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming favourite to become the next Conservative leader, and thus prime minister, in just over three weeks from now. So what can we expect from a J...
20:51, 2019-06-28

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming recent European elections required a change of approach....
05:51, 2019-08-05

Low pay in the garment industry still a reality despite pledges – study Report finds fashion brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change on the ground”, a study has found.A report by the University of Sheffield said that, despite ambitio...
17:51, 2019-05-30

Yankees’ dose of reality comes with some good news It could have been a whole lot worse. In addition to getting embarrassed 19-5 by the Indians in front of 44,654 on Thursday night in The Bronx, the Yankees could have watched Aaron Judge suffer a serious injury to his left wrist while diving for a Jason Kipnis double in the sixth inning with the......
15:34, 2019-08-16

D-Day for civilians told anew with virtual reality Archeologists using laser scanning are mapping caves where French civilians sheltered on D-Day and in the battle of Normandy. The data is then turned into 3-D models allowing viewers to see for themselves the network of caves used on D-Day. (May 29)        ...
11:17, 2019-05-29

What it’s like to play virtual-reality tennis at Wimbledon I’m no Coco Gauff. At 29 years old, I’m almost twice the tennis phenom’s age with, generously, one-gazillionth of her skill. That gap became abundantly clear when I tried my forehand at virtual-reality tennis at Wimbledon. It was a not-so-grand slam. The fun game, called Champion’s Rally, is located...
19:51, 2019-07-09

Bitter Reality Is Setting in for Europe's Airlines So much for hopes that European airlines will finally put their house in order and rival the profitability of U.S. peers. A big profit warning from Lufthansa—the top European carrier by passengers—is the latest sign that this won’t happen anytime soon....
22:17, 2019-06-17

TNW’s mid-2019 guide to virtual reality hardware Virtual reality is a booming technology. Like artificial intelligence and blockchain, it’s on a meteoric rise and every big tech company on the planet wants in. But there’s more to VR than market value and technical specifications. Hardware such as the Oculus Quest and games such as Beat Saber are b...
02:51, 2019-07-10

RJ Barrett gets chills watching new Knicks reality RJ Barrett’s first introduction here was overshadowed. The encore was not. A day after the Knicks selected him in the NBA draft, the club’s Twitter account captured Barrett slowly walking onto the Madison Square Garden floor. Moments later, the lights flickered, bringing the third-overal...
08:17, 2019-06-24

How to make cloud expectations meet reality Digital transformation has well and truly become a requirement for businesses to thrive and the cloud is a key enabler for meeting this, delivering scalability, reducing costs, and laying the foundation for innovation. Yet the complexity that comes with migrating to the cloud means the reality is fa...
19:51, 2019-07-03

How AMLO’s Plans to Transform Mexico Ran Into Reality Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador rode to a landslide election victory in July 2018 by promising to transform Mexico. AMLO, as he’s known, pledged to restore security, end corruption, spur development and change how Mexicans view their leader. He inherited a slowing economy and a bellige...
10:17, 2019-07-25

The Oculus Quest Is How Virtual Reality Should Work Within 15 minutes of opening the package containing the Oculus Quest, Facebook’s new standalone virtual reality headset, I was playing a game. I wasn’t playing some watered-down mobile phone app or preinstalled demo, but a full-featured, console-quality VR game. This is great....
01:51, 2019-06-05

'Space Invaders' movie is closer to becoming a reality Warner Bros. bought the movie rights to Space Invaders years ago, and now it looks ready to do something with the classic alien-blasting franchise. Deadline reports that Warner's New Line Cinema is advancing production on the film, with Mortal Komba......
08:01, 2019-07-14

Dreams becomes reality: the game that can make an artist out of anyone Digital artist Dan Hett explores the Dreamiverse, a galaxy of games, music, art and ideas created by players in a limitless virtual art studioAs a digital artist and experimental games designer, I was one of the first in line to dive into Dreams – a PlayStation 4 game that aims to give everyone the ...
19:51, 2019-05-23

Nets embracing their new reality: ‘Now it’s championship talk’ LAS VEGAS — While Caris LeVert and Taurean Prince are close friends with Kevin Durant, they both downplayed any role they had in luring him to the Nets. What they didn’t downplay, however, were the team’s new championship aspirations. After landing Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan in free age...
09:17, 2019-07-08

Yankees address Giancarlo Stanton’s new reality Giancarlo Stanton is due to make his return to the Yankees on Tuesday following a string of injuries and Aaron Judge is expected back at some point during the current homestand — possibly by the end of this week. “I talked to him actually before [Sunday’s] game and he’s doing fine,” Aaron Boone said...
04:17, 2019-06-18

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest on The Jeremy Kyle Show....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Here's some iconic reality TV moments reimagined as ASMR lullabies ASMR clips are a kind of video that some fall asleep to, or gain some sort of relaxing comfort from for a lot of people. It’s pretty popular, but it can also give you the willies if you’re on the other spectrum of the ASMR opinion circle. ASMR stands for “Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response,” and i...
23:17, 2019-06-14

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where her friend Teniesha Johnson was murdered in front o...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Warriors president faces his sad Kevin Durant reality If he could do it all over again, Bob Myers wouldn’t change a thing. The Warriors President of Basketball Operations spoke for the first time Monday since Kevin Durant joined the Brooklyn Nets, claiming he did all he could to convince Durant to stay. “You do the best you can,” Myers told reporters. ...
02:51, 2019-07-16

Nreal Light mixed reality smartglasses will debut for $500 Nreal is launching its Nreal Light augmented reality smartglasses for $500. It is one of the first lightweight AR glasses with a bright display.Read More...
06:51, 2019-05-31

Reality check: Scheer wants Canada to be ‘energy independent.’ Is this possible? Andrew Scheer is touting energy independence as a path to economic prosperity for Canada, a goal he says could be achieved through a dedicated, coast-to-coast right-of-way specifically set aside for energy infrastructure projects like pipelines and long-distance electricity transmission lines....
17:34, 2019-05-30

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in danger of losing access to soon thanks to US sanctio...
08:51, 2019-06-14

37th Munich Film Festival: The power of reality Focusing on socially critical cinema, the 2019 Munich Film Festival shows the consequences of globalization — in both fictional and documentary films. But the directors also seek to entertain....
12:51, 2019-06-28

Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Rebellion and Just Add Water team up for Sniper Elite VR for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, SteamVR and Viveport. Set just before the events of Sniper Elite 4, it’s got a brand new story by Tony Schumacher  and all the x-ray kills you c...
09:17, 2019-06-12

The US Open reality Phil Mickelson can no longer escape PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — They sang “Happy Birthday” again to Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open on Sunday, but it’s becoming to sound like more of a curse than a blessing. Mickelson turned 49 on Sunday, but any celebrating had to wait until after his final round at Pebble Beach. Otherwise, this birthday ...
03:51, 2019-06-17

Rodney Dangerfield's Back To School is becoming a reality show According to Variety, some parents who have been getting heyyy, no respect, no respect at all from their college-aged children may soon have a recourse in the form of a new “docu-series” inspired by Rodney Dangerfield’s hit 1986 comedy film Back To School. Like the movie, the series will be about pa...
06:00, 2019-06-18

Apple reveals ARKit 3 with RealityKit and Reality Composer Following past tradition, Apple is using WWDC to unveil new augmented reality initiatives, coming on the heels of ARKit 1.0 and 2.0 at prior years' events.Read More...
05:34, 2019-06-04

NBA free agency winners and losers: Warriors’ new reality changes everything As usual, the potential drama of NBA free agency was discussed and dissected for months. For once, the upcoming season could be even more suspenseful. Following the myriad league-altering moves made during Sunday night’s wild opening to free agency, next season begins with the NBA championship appea...
03:34, 2019-07-02

Walmart uses virtual reality to test new store managers Virtual reality headsets are being used to test Walmart employee knowledge and leadership skills when hiring new managers.       ...
13:51, 2019-07-08

Lampard admits Chelsea received 'reality check' "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard\u0027s Premier League debut as manager of the club with whom he enjoyed so much success as a player ended in a 4-0 defeat at Manchester United on Sunday and the 41-year-old accepting his team had received a \u0027reality check\u0027."...
23:34, 2019-08-11

HTC sees mixed reality as the next “disruptive technology” after smartphones HTC expects mixed reality, the combination of virtual reality and augmented reality, to become the next “disruptive technology.”“There are some technical hurdles now such as resolution and tracking the ability to move forward but we want to overcome that. Vive Reality is the abi...
17:17, 2019-06-30

Living on a shoestring: the reality of tennis below the world of Wimbledon The grind of travelling on a tight budget and having to pay coaches can pay a heavy price on both body and mindMoments after losing a tight, gruelling first-round battle in the qualifying rounds of Wimbledon, Alexandra Cadantu silently exited the court alone, her head bowed and eyes clenched shut. S...
14:17, 2019-06-30

Phil Mickelson acknowledging grim US Open reality Phil Mickelson has come to the conclusion that his dream for a U.S. Open and the career grand slam is likely over. Mickelson, a six-time U.S. Open runner-up, seems to realize he just had his last best chance to win the one major title that has eluded him. Mickelson, a five-time winner at the Pebble....
13:17, 2019-06-20

David Lynch: ‘It’s important to go out and feel the so-called reality’ The cult director of Blue Velvet is soon to bring his creative vision to Manchester international festival. But how does he get his ideas?David Lynch is best known for his strange, beguiling, often nightmarish work for cinema and television – films such as Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive and the TV...
10:17, 2019-06-30

Your new reality TV addiction? A show about artisanal glass-blowing It’s niche, it’s pretentious and it’s full of cliches. But Netflix’s Blown Away is so hilariously absurd that simply everyone has to see itMasterChef is old hat. The Apprentice has been rendered unpalatable thanks to its tendency to validate genuine monsters. Quite frankly, you have room for a new k...
18:51, 2019-07-12

Johnson's no-deal claim 'flies in the face of reality' Jeremy Hunt has challenged Boris Johnson over his claim that the chance of a no-deal Brexit is "a million-to-one against", arguing it "flies in the face of reality"....
13:51, 2019-06-28

Virtual reality is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
13:00, 2019-06-28

CHEAP: Suck it, reality — Samsung’s Odyssey+ VR headset has $200 off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The world sucks. You know it, I know it, and your dentist even knows it. That’s why it’s so important we all start spending a lot more time in virtual reality (VR). There, things don’t need to suck. Well, what a ...
12:51, 2019-06-14

Photograph lays bare reality of melting Greenland sea ice Research teams traversing partially melted fjord to retrieve weather equipment release startling pictureRapidly melting sea ice in Greenland has presented an unusual hazard for research teams retrieving their oceanographic moorings and weather station equipment.A photo, taken by Steffen Olsen from t...
02:17, 2019-06-18

"Time For Pak To Accept Reality," Says India After Its Kashmir Move Pakistan should accept reality and stop meddling India's internal affairs, the foreign ministry said on Friday as Islamabad continued its pushback against New Delhi's decision to scrap Jammu and......
14:17, 2019-08-09

Virtual reality experiences can help ease severe pain (Reuters Health) - Playing virtual reality games or relaxing in a virtual nature setting might help ease chronic pain, particularly when symptoms are severe, a new experiment suggests....
01:17, 2019-08-15

Macy's Turnaround Hits Harsh Retail Reality Macy’s lowered its full-year earnings outlook after missing profit expectations in the latest quarter, even though it reported growth in a key sales metric....
00:17, 2019-08-15

Why Asia’s Banking Hubs Are Making Virtual a Reality Long gone are the days when banking meant having to stand in line at crowded branches to cash a check or apply for a loan. Automated teller machines, the internet and mobile apps mean many people hardly ever step foot inside their bank. So-called virtual banks question the need for brick-and-mortar ...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Joe Namath adds dose of reality to Sam Darnold expectations Jets great Joe Namath saw the 2019 version of the team up close on Monday, watching practice and spending some time in the quarterbacks room with Sam Darnold. Namath said his expectations for Darnold are high, but the quarterback can’t win by himself. “Win a championship,” Namath said of those expec...
11:00, 2019-08-13

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
16:00, 2019-07-19

La Llorona: An In-depth Investigation into the Reality of the Mexican Legend Of all the Latin American folktales and legends, none are more prolific and well-known as that of La Llorona. Long before its latest movie incarnation, “The Curse of La Llorona” ...
04:34, 2019-05-25

In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality President Trump insists China is paying the full cost of his tariffs. But his decision to push some of them off until December is an admission of their impact on American consumers....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Dreams: The PS4 game that lets you design and share your own reality Dreams, a groundbreaking new Playstation 4 game, lets everyone build their own exciting worlds by playing at being a developer - only without all that coding...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Streamers such as Netflix have a lot to gain from competitive reality shows Netflix's new reality competition "Blown Away" doesn't just add danger and drama to the art of glassblowing, it shows what streamers can gain....
22:17, 2019-08-01

Reality is going to stall for some time the advent of driverless cars Rolling out autonomous cars across the U.S. will require a coordinated, multi-jurisdictional effort to address governmental, institutional and legal inconsistencies....
20:34, 2019-08-02

Viveport – the Netflix for VR – comes to Windows Mixed Reality headsets Windows Mixed Reality headsets are about to get even better for gamers with the Viveport subscription service officially supporting the affordable virtual reality (VR) headsets starting June 5.Viveport is a an online store and subscription service for VR games made by HTC, and was originally launche...
17:51, 2019-05-29

Volvo designers are driving around in mixed-reality headsets I'm sitting in a Volvo XC60 in Italy when a moose appears from out of a doorway. Except that none of this is real. I'm actually sat in an office chair in a San Francisco office building, wearing Varjo's XR-1 mixed-reality headset. It's a ridiculous s......
17:34, 2019-05-29

Fears become a reality for retail with a fourth round of tariffs Many consumer products, like clothing, shoes and electronics have been spared from the last three rounds of tariffs. But the remaining $300 billion of China-made goods will capture it all....
19:51, 2019-08-02

Accept reality, Serbia does not control Kosovo: Vucic Serbia needs to accept that it has lost control over Kosovo, its former southern province, and it must seek a compromise to normalize ties with Pristina, President Aleksandar Vucic told parliament in unusually blunt terms on Monday....
00:34, 2019-05-28

It's a Reality TV Junkie's Dream Come True: BravoCon Is Happening Move over comic cons, the Real Housewives are coming. Bravo announced the first ever BravoCon is happening in November 2019 in New York City. Complete with stars from The Real Housewives......
09:17, 2019-05-23

Remote Control Dogs Are Now a Reality Thanks to This Haptic Vest You know how you instinctively reach for your pocket every time you feel your phone vibrating with a notification? Researchers at Ben-Gurion University in Israel have harnessed that same reflex to create what is essentially a remote control dog that receives silent commands and signals through a vib...
19:17, 2019-07-23

AR IN SOCIAL MEDIA: How immersive experiences drive sales, improve customer engagement, and boost awareness (FB, SNAP) This is a preview of the AR in Social Media research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Apps & Platforms industry research reports. Augmented reality's (AR's) ability to link our digital and physical worlds is transforming the way bran...
17:51, 2019-07-15

Snap shares climb as Bank of America sees improved revenue after viral 'gender-face-swap' filter Shares of Snapchat parent company Snap rose in premarket trading on Thursday after Bank of America said a recent spike in app downloads will drive better revenue....
15:00, 2019-07-11

Change in No 10 will not alter Brexit reality, warns Irish deputy PM Simon Coveney says there is no chance of backstop being scrapped under new UK leaderA change in British prime minister will not shift the fundamental realities of Brexit, Ireland’s deputy PM has warned, saying there is no chance of the EU ditching or watering down the Irish backstop.Wholesale change...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks’ grim reality Anthony Davis and LeBron James got exactly what they wanted Saturday — a trade to the Lakers for the Pelicans’ disgruntled big man — and one fewer superstar target remains on the board for the Knicks. The Post reported last week the Pelicans didn’t view the Knicks’ young assets as especially attract...
04:51, 2019-06-16

Koala conservation goes high-tech with virtual reality and drones An Australian project has demonstrated airborne thermal cameras and virtual reality could much more accurately pinpoint where koalas live, and improve conservation efforts...
12:51, 2019-05-31

I turned my bedroom into a cinema for shitty reality TV with this easy-to-use projector I have several passions that I would say define the core of my personality: Hawaiian pizza, scatological talk, and reality TV. When I was given the chance to review the Leisure 510 projector from Vankyo, I knew immediately what I would use it for: building the reality TV cinema of my dreams. And by ...
03:51, 2019-08-14

Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It's even worse among liberals | Arlie Hochschild A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling resultsIn a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political party were asked what they imagined to be the beliefs held by members of the other. The survey asked...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Bernie Sanders guarantee that everybody will be able to go to any doctor or hospital has no basis in reality Sen. Bernie Sanders made many defenses of his healthcare plan that rested on shaky ground, but one of his most egregious statements was that "under our plan, people go to any doctor they want, any hospital they want."...
13:51, 2019-06-28

Guidemaster: Is Valve Index the best virtual reality system to buy in 2019? Enlarge / Front row: PlayStation VR, Oculus Quest, Valve Index, Oculus Rift S. Back row: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Pro. (Only headsets from the front row made our recommended-in-2019 list.) (credit: Sam Machkovech) Virtual reality as a consumer-grade tech isn't going anywhere if the PC gamin...
19:51, 2019-06-28

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Wife of reality TV bounty hunter in medically induced coma HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of reality TV bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman is in a medically induced coma. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Beth Chapman is in the intensive care unit of Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. A representative for the family released a st...
06:17, 2019-06-24

A virtual reality massage center will open in Los Angeles this week Los Angeles residents will soon be able to float off into distant worlds while their aches are soothed in a virtual reality massage center, which opening this Friday, July 5th. At the outset, the Esqapes Immersive Relaxation Center, supposedly the fi......
22:51, 2019-07-01

England Lionesses get 'reality check' for World Cup from Royal Marines • ‘There were men who had their legs blown off’ – Beth Mead• Team-building activities took place at St George’s ParkToni Duggan and Beth Mead have spoken of the “reality check” they got from spending a night with the Royal Marines as the England team get stuck into their World Cup preparations.“Ther...
04:00, 2019-05-24

Knicks schedule: Kyrie Irving’s New York reality comes early The Knicks will open their season with two road games — in San Antonio on Oct. 23 then an early meeting in Brooklyn against Kyrie Irving’s Nets on Oct. 25, the NBA announced on Monday. As reported earlier, the Knicks’ home opener is Oct. 26 vs. Boston and Enes Kanter — the second night of......
21:51, 2019-08-12

Here’s a reality check on NASA’s Artemis Moon landing program Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning, NASA conducted what appears to have been a highly successful test of the launch escape system for its Orion capsule—a piece of the hardware needed to safely fly humans to the Moon. This test, in concert with the loomi...
15:51, 2019-07-03

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little else The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
02:51, 2019-06-19

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given the buildup to the announcement, it didn’t take lo...
19:17, 2019-06-18

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for the Best Reality and Talk Shows Let's get real. Today's TV Scoop Awards polls are all about the reality shows, the competition shows, the talk and variety shows that give you a bit of a break from the drama of......
21:34, 2019-07-23

Super Smash Bros. UItimate Now Has Virtual Reality Support It wasn’t great with Mario or Zelda, but hey, let’s see if adding a dash of virtual reality to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, via Nintendo Labo, adds anything to the experience....
11:00, 2019-05-31

Virtual reality: how women are taking a leading role in the sector Despite a well-documented gender imbalance within the tech industry, a recent survey suggests that when it comes to VR, women are starting to take up leadership roles in greater numbersWhen the Arab spring uprising began in 2010, film-maker Tamara Shogaolu was living in Egypt. As she travelled aroun...
23:17, 2019-05-28

Dream of Retiring Abroad? The Reality: Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well More U.S. retirees are moving away, and they are finding that Medicare doesn’t pay for health care outside the country. The solution: Mixing coverages....
12:17, 2019-07-18

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this year who are 9 or younger. But he’s the only member of the single-digit club to be making his third appearance at the bee, where onstage spelling st...
02:51, 2019-05-30

Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge....
04:00, 2019-07-16

Nreal's mixed reality glasses will cost $499 and ship this year First unveiled at CES 2019, Nreal's Light mixed reality glasses are almost ready for their commercial debut. According to the Chinese startup behind the glasses, they'll cost $499 and a limited quantity will ship to customers sometime this year. They......
23:17, 2019-05-30

Volvo: Mixed-reality tool is car development 'game changer' Volvo says the tool will allow designers and engineers to drive next-generation vehicles years before they exist, saving time and money while improving safety....
16:51, 2019-05-29

Exercise While Playing Video Games, At World's First Virtual Reality Gym Working out may get a whole lot easier, thanks to the world's first ever virtual reality gym. The Black Box VR gym, recently opened in San Francisco, invites people to play a virtual reality video......
14:38, 2019-05-21

The Handmaid's Tale Sacrifices Some of Its Brutal Reality for Hope in Season 3 There’s a moment in The Handmaid’s Tale’s third season when Aunt Lydia comes up to June and issues a stern warning: “Don’t be clever. There are consequences when you’re clever.” That’s no longer true, at least not as much as it used to be.Read more......
20:00, 2019-05-29

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
15:01, 2019-05-21

How digital media businesses are successfully integrating e-commerce as a new revenue stream — and how brands can benefit (AMZN, SNAP, FB, GOOGL, EBAY, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider IntelligenceConsumer habits are shifting to digital, driving massive changes in how people access media content as well as how they shop for products and services...
19:34, 2019-07-17

Andy Ruiz Jr’s Snickers dream deal moving closer to reality Andy Ruiz Jr. may soon have all the Snickers he can eat. The new heavyweight champion, who stunned Anthony Joshua via seventh-round TKO at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, is currently in talks with the candy bar’s parent company, Mars, for an endorsement deal, his manager David A. Garcia told The...
08:17, 2019-06-04

Go Inside Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra's New Reality After Their Trial Separation Last season on Teen Mom OG, Tyler Baltierra and Catelynn Lowell were not in the best place. While the couple had always experienced a few ups and downs in their relationship, the cameras......
12:51, 2019-06-17

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
16:17, 2019-05-21

Marseille Release Adil Rami For Faking An Injury To Appear On A Reality Show Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille have released 33-year-old center back Adil Rami, but reportedly not for his rapidly deteriorating skill set or advancing age. No, the French club severed ties with Rami due to “gross misconduct,” resolving a bizarre situation that involved a reality show, a missed tr...
18:51, 2019-08-13

Beth Chapman, wife of bounty hunter reality TV star, dies HONOLULU (AP) — Beth Chapman, the brash, buxom and blonde wife and co-star of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman has died. A family spokeswoman, Mona Wood-Sword, said in a statement that Beth Chapman died early Wednesday at Queen’s Medical Cente...
19:34, 2019-06-27

'Real' violence: coming to grips with the ethics of virtual reality brutality Two VR artworks at this year’s Dark Mofo ask the viewer to endure confronting simulations. Are we complicit if they give us a thrill?It’s morning, and the first thing that comes up in my Instagram feed is a picture of seven smashed and bloody faces. The photo is a gleeful post from Dana White, the p...
02:17, 2019-06-22

'This is the reality': Santos women's football team sleep in hotel lobby ‘This is the respect people have,’ says Santos coach Team were travelling to play Iranduba two days laterThe coach of Santos women’s team has criticised the Brazilian Football Confederation after her players were forced to spend part of the night in a hotel lobby before a crucial first division game...
11:51, 2019-07-17

Magic Leap says Nreal founder stole its mixed reality secrets The founder of Nreal -- the company which debuted its $499 mixed reality glasses at this year's CES -- has been accused of stealing AR secrets from former employer, US-based Magic Leap. The Florida startup, which has been working on a mixed reality d......
21:00, 2019-06-19

How does the reality TV show Cops stack up with real-life crime figures? Creators of podcast Running from Cops watched 846 episodes and compared the numbers they found with national crime figuresReality TV can fail to live up to its name, conveying a version of the world that is a sidestep from the truth. And Cops was a show that was crucial to the genre – it’s not only ...
09:34, 2019-05-24

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the program, has been asked to give evidence to a British parliamentary committee....
16:34, 2019-06-07

Volvo Cars and Varjo Launch Mixed Reality Application For Car Development Volvo Cars and Varjo, the maker of high-end augmented reality headsets, have created a world-first mixed reality approach to evaluating prototypes, designs and active safety technologies. The......
18:17, 2019-05-30

Oculus Quest: Download these five video games for the new virtual reality headset The Oculus Quest, Facebook's latest virtual reality headset, is now available. Here's some of the best VR video games to try with the new device.        ...
04:34, 2019-06-02

Ultra-fast hyperloop transportation a step closer to reality in India The Mumbai-Pune hyperloop is expected to slash the 3.5-hour travel time between the two cities to 35 minutes, with American transport tech firm Virgin Hyperloop One to be constructing the route....
16:51, 2019-08-02

Attkisson: Reality at US southern border clashes with media's partisan narrative Emmy winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson said media coverage of the U.S. southern border crisis doesn't accurately reflect how Americans actually feel about the issue, during a Sunday segment on "Media Buzz with Howard Kurtz." ...
21:00, 2019-06-30

Porsche To Use Holoride's Virtual Reality Tech To Keep Rear Passengers Entertained Porsche has collaborated with Munich-based entertainment firm Holoride to come out with a special Virtual Reality (VR) based entertainment device for rear passengers....
12:51, 2019-07-20

Kochi Metro A Reality For Sheila Dikshit: Former Kerala Chief Minister Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday said that had it not been for his then Delhi counterpart Sheila Dikshit, Kerala's landmark Kochi Metro would not have become a reality....
22:00, 2019-07-20

Leap Motion, Once a Virtual-Reality High Flier, Sells Itself to U.K. Rival A virtual reality startup that helped pioneer gesture tracking technology has agreed to sell itself to British rival UltraHaptics for approximately $30 million, about a 10th of its valuation just a few years ago....
13:51, 2019-05-30

MTV unveils first exclusively sexually fluid reality dating show cast in U.S. MTV unveiled the cast for the eighth season of its reality dating show "Are You the One?" Wednesday, exclusively featuring sexually fluid individuals....
02:17, 2019-05-31

Netflix and Charlize Theron team up on a stunt driving reality TV show Netflix has unveiled a trailer for Hyperdrive, a reality show about elite street racers who test their limits in a 100-acre obstacle course. The series will feature 28 contestants from a variety of everyday backgrounds, including a law student, a del......
05:51, 2019-08-02

‘Black Mirror’ review: Season 5 celebrates kinky virtual reality sex Two college friends have a virtual affair with each other in the Season 5 premiere of Netflix’s “Black Mirror.” In the season opener, “Striking Vipers,” Danny (Anthony Mackie) and Karl (Yahya Abdul Mateen II) are reunited at Danny’s birthday party. They haven̵...
02:17, 2019-06-06

Spencer Matthews and Olly Murs – the perfect reality crime fighters The former Made in Chelsea star was held up this week in a real-life heist and Murs was once forced to evacuate Selfridges, making them the ideal pair to sort out violent crimeAn exciting career evolution for former Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews, who this week starred in a reality-based crim...
01:51, 2019-05-31

Reality star Ramona Singer posts stunning throwback bikini pic The latest episode of "The Real Housewives of New York City" featured an '80s-inspired workout and one of the show's stars, Ramona Singer, really took it to the next level....
14:51, 2019-06-22

Karl Rove tells AOC to 'get a grip on reality' over Homeland Security comments Karl Rove had strong words for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Wednesday, ripping the congresswoman for suggesting she would get rid of the Department of Homeland Security and calling the idea "stupid, moronic, naive."...
06:00, 2019-07-11

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank family: Ban shows reality of 'occupation' U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's family in a West Bank village told UPI on Friday they can't bear to tell her 90-year-old grandmother that the congresswoman is not coming to visit....
21:00, 2019-08-16

How a random DM to Josh Brolin made ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ a reality It all started with a prayer of a direct message to actor Josh Brolin on Instagram. What happened next improbably snowballed, turning two virtually homeless, nobody writer-directors into somebodies and helping an actor with Down syndrome realize his dream of becoming a movie star. The result is Frid...
20:51, 2019-08-08

Jodie Whittaker lends voice to 'Doctor Who' virtual reality game The voice of Jodie Whittaker will be a part of the virtual reality game "Doctor Who: Edge of Time," developer Maze Theory and BBC Studios said on Monday....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Democrats in Trump districts face split-screen reality on impeachment  House Democrats, who helped the party capture the majority, barely hear a mention about impeachment in their home districts, underscoring Pelosi’s cautious course....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofstra University research found....
07:00, 2019-06-22

Cruise Delays Robo-Taxi Launch in Another Reality Check for Driverless Cars In yet another sign the autonomous vehicle industry was way too aggressive predicting widespread AV use by the end of the decade, GM subsidiary Cruise has delayed its commercial service, according to a company blog post, which was initially targeted for the end of this year. Instead, the company an...
23:17, 2019-07-24

Cricket World Cup: England dropping the ball so early is a powerful reality check One of the many excellent things about England's opening Cricket World Cup win against South Africa on Thursday was that it took the game to cricket's much-vaunted wider audience. Ben Stokes' catch gave a fine England win on a sunny day the 10 o'clock news moment it needed....
00:34, 2019-06-05

Peter Thiel's comments about spies in Silicon Valley have some basis in reality, but no evidence But it's important to separate this very real threat from Thiel's specific allegations about Google, which were presented without proof, and from his claims that Google has participated in "treasonous" activity....
22:17, 2019-07-16

Doin’ It for the — Reality TV? Black Ink Crew: Chicago Stars Hit With Suit Charging They Really Jumped Somebody A case of when keeping it real goes wrong? The “real” in this case is reality TV. The potential wrong? Well, according to a lawsuit filed by a gentleman named Ronnie Spates, the stars of reality TV’s Black Ink Crew: Chicago really beat his ass at a party for their show....
12:17, 2019-06-04

10 high-achieving execs share the one quirky trick that turned their dreams into a reality PeopleImages/Getty Images How do you make your dreams come true? It may sound like a silly question, but it's one that top executives take seriously — and for good reason. Asking themselves that question has led to great success. Keri Shull, founder of the Keri Shull Team, created a vision bo...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Reality TV Star Todd Chrisley Indicted on Tax Evasion, Bank Fraud Charges (ATLANTA) — A federal grand jury in Atlanta on Tuesday indicted reality television star Todd Chrisley on tax evasion and other charges. The 12-count indictment issued against the “Chrisley Knows Best” star and his wife, Julie, also includes charges of wire fraud, conspiracy to comm...
05:17, 2019-08-14

Reality check: Will planting 1 billion hectares of trees slow down climate change? "We all knew that restoring forests could play a part in tackling climate change but we didn’t really know how big the impact would be," said one of the study's authors....
20:17, 2019-07-09

Missouri Walmart scare ends without any shots fired but reflects retailers’ new reality Though rare, active-shooter incidents are increasingly part of the grim calculus that businesses must reflect in their planning, training and risk assessments....
19:51, 2019-08-09

Apple files patent for mixed reality headset that can track your facial expressions Apple has filed a new patent for a mixed reality headset that could feature an array of sensors to track the eyes, gestures and even facial expressions of its users. Titled “Display System Having Sensors,” the patent filing — first reported by Variety — shows that the company intends to combine thes...
15:00, 2019-07-23

The Complicated Reality of John F. Kennedy Jr. and Carolyn Bessette's Short but Legendary Relationship Carolyn Bessette didn't say yes when John F. Kennedy Jr. first proposed to her. She didn't say no, either, but remarkably the 29-year-old Calvin Klein publicist, who had been......
12:17, 2019-07-16

Bill Hader's face, our sense of reality, is melting in a wild new deepfake video Now that Hollywood has officially endorsed the aesthetics of deepfakes with the mangled celebrity faces of the upcoming Cats remake, it seems like there’s no longer anything holding the technology back. Last week, we bore witness to the chilling sight of Michelle Tanner’s baby-sized head playing hos...
02:17, 2019-08-14

Microsoft's latest holoportation demo shows off its mixed reality, AI, translation technologies Microsoft continues to plug away at making holoportation possible and is showing off how it might work using currently available Microsoft services and technologies....
01:17, 2019-07-18

British police investigate officer who appeared on African reality TV show 'without authority': reports British authorities are investigating after one of their police officers appeared on the Nigerian version of Big Brother “without authority,” reports say. ...
01:17, 2019-08-14

Beat Saber PC Review - An essential, system-selling virtual reality rhythm game Beat Saber, the VR phenomenon that's part rhythm game, part Jedi fantasy, left Early Access this week. Find out if the new price tag is still worth paying....
06:34, 2019-06-02

Democrats’ uneasy 2020 reality: They need the likes of O’Rourke, Bullock and Hickenlooper to run for Senate — badly There is increasing talk of presidential hopefuls dropping down to run for Senate. It might not deliver the Senate, but it might be the best — or even only realistic — shot Democrats have....
05:34, 2019-08-15

THE STORIES REPORT: How brands can take advantage of the viral growth of the Stories format (FB, SNAP, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Stories Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. Stories are on track to become the main format for social media consumption, providing brands with a massive and vital opportu...
01:51, 2019-05-28

Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss. The post Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss appeared first on LEX18.com....
01:17, 2019-05-27

The Wire, 17 Years Later: Tray Chaney on His Upcoming Cast-Heavy Docuseries, Undeniable and the Reality of 'Two Baltimores' On June 2, 2002, The Wire, one of the greatest shows known to man, animal and whatever lies atop President Tang’s head, premiered on HBO. “Timeless” is a word that tends to be tossed around quite liberally, but The Wire is one of the few works of art that truly earns this description....
00:17, 2019-06-06

British reality star and Pippa Middleton brother-in-law Spencer Matthews hid in vault during robbery: report Spencer Matthews, a British reality star and brother-in-law to Pippa Middleton, hid from robbers who stormed a luxury watch store in London on Tuesday....
18:51, 2019-05-30

Liverpool 4 Norwich City 1: Alisson injured in Reds rout as Canaries get Premier League reality check Liverpool got their Premier League campaign off to the perfect start with a 4-1 hammering of newly promoted Norwich City in the season curtain-raiser at Anfield....
05:00, 2019-08-10

The UAW Has No Reason Not to Push for Everything The UAW kind of sucks, but it is still a union, and therefore inherently good. They started negotiations this week for new contracts with the Big Three, ahead of their current contracts’ expirations in September. It wants the usual things—more pay, better job security, better benefits, etc.—but it’s...
02:17, 2019-07-18

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP) Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their perception of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instag...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Jesse Watters: Joe Biden a 'civil rights pioneer,' Dem critics trying to apply '2019 morality on the reality of 1972 America' Should Democratic presidential candidate apologize for saying he could work with Senate segregationists in the past or should he continue to refuse? Fox News Jesse Watters defended Biden's position on "The Five" defended Biden calling him a Civil Rights pioneer Thursday....
02:51, 2019-06-21

Gov. Ducey will push for ‘red flag’ gun law again for Arizona KPNX – President Trump is calling for more focus on mental health screenings in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend. “We must reform our mental health laws to better identify mentally disturbed individuals who may commit acts of violence,” said President Trump. Accordi...
17:51, 2019-08-07

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes.Read More...
22:51, 2019-06-08

Mazda's Never-Ending Push for Premium Mazda is attempting a transformation, Ford has dual-clutch issues, and Renault and Nissan are Renaulting. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, July 1, 2019....
19:17, 2019-07-01

Drugmakers Push Their Prices Higher Drugmakers initiated a new round of price increases on their products, with some of them affecting generic hospital-administered injectable drugs that are in short supply....
07:17, 2019-07-02

Twitter may let you snooze its push notifications Twitter is testing a new feature that will mute all the app's push notifications for a certain period of time. The experimental feature was first discovered by Jane Manchun Wong, who found it by looking at the code underneath the social network's And......
08:17, 2019-08-07

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games The post Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ appeared first on Boxing News....
20:34, 2019-06-30

Red Sox start playoff push, get Cashner from O's Andrew Cashner, who is 9-3 with a 3.83 ERA in 17 starts for the Orioles this season, had been traded to the Red Sox in exchange for two minor league prospects....
02:34, 2019-07-14

Tory MPs in push to protect new PM from confidence vote Tory MPs are pushing to introduce new rules to protect the next prime minister from a confidence vote for a year after they enter Downing Street, Sky News has learnt....
12:34, 2019-07-19

Leadsom: I won't shut down parliament to push through Brexit Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has told Sky News she will "certainly not" seek to temporarily suspend parliament in order to push through Brexit....
19:17, 2019-06-06

Why This Weekend’s Tragedies Probably Still Won’t Be Enough to Push Congress to Act on Gun Control Shootings in Texas and Ohio that left over 30 people dead this past weekend have left the country reeling and crying out for a solution. But lawmakers in Washington have so far been unable to unify around a legislative fix – and precedent suggests they will not reach a compromise. Since the sh...
01:17, 2019-08-06

Trade tensions push down Wall Street U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company further inflamed trade tensions between the world's two largest economies....
21:17, 2019-05-22

U.S.-Mexico talks drag over 'third country' push Talks between Mexico and the United States to stave off tariffs dragged on Friday as negotiators battled over a U.S. demand that Mexico accepts more Central American migrants under a concept know as "safe third country," two Mexican sources said....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Warning of ‘Pig Zero’: One Drugmaker’s Push to Sell More Antibiotics Overuse of antibiotics in livestock has given rise to drug-resistant germs. Drugmakers say they want to be part of the solution. But a recent campaign urged farmers to administer the drugs to healthy animals daily....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Push-up bra bikinis are this summer’s sexiest beach look Get ready to rock lingerie all day — at the beach. Underwire bra bikinis are the latest swimsuits busting out on Instagram influencers and A-listers, including Olivia Culpo, Madison Beer and Kourtney Kardashian. Hey, who needs total comfort when you can get a little lift? Aussie label Bamba Sw...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Call of Duty’s push for crossplay is exactly what the industry needs Activision today confirmed that the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will have crossplay on all of its consoles, from launch. It’s a watershed moment for the people who’ve been pushing for more crossplay in mainstream games — and, with a game this popular paving the way, it’ll likely only becom...
07:34, 2019-08-02

The stock market is inches away from a new high and the Fed could push it over the top The S&P 500 is closing in on its all-time high, and is likely to sail past it, as long as the Fed promises lower interest rates and the trade war calms down....
00:00, 2019-06-19

Sex workers push to legalize prostitution in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill was announced Monday and isn’t expected to get a vote before the Democrat-led Senate and Assembly plan ...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Liverpool fan gets 3-year ban for Barcelona fountain push A Liverpool fan filmed pushing a man into a fountain before a Champions League semifinal in Barcelona has been banned from attending all games for three years       ...
17:17, 2019-07-10

Behind Marcus Morris’ push to Knicks that has many angry LAS VEGAS — Rich Paul, the agent for LeBron James and Anthony Davis, has always wanted a client on the Knicks because New York is the nation’s biggest market. If forward Marcus Morris reneges on his verbal agreement with the Spurs for a two-year deal for $20 million, Paul will get his wish. Paul, on...
07:51, 2019-07-11

Drake uses Raptors’ NBA title to push new songs The “Drake Curse” is over and the rapper was basking in the glory of the Raptors first NBA champions. Drake, who watch Toronto’s 114-110 series-clinching win over the depleted Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals back into Toronto, spraying champagne on stage in Jurassic Park outside Sco...
09:00, 2019-06-14

Report: Compromise possible in push for 18-game schedule While the concept of a future 18-game NFL season is nothing new, with players objecting to the wear and tear of an added two games, the Wall Street Journal reported a potential compromise Friday....
01:34, 2019-07-13

Cuomo may push for MTA changes as overtime outrage grows Facing a growing storm of outrage over an overtime scandal, Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the door Tuesday to possibly demanding work rule changes from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s unions as part of upcoming contract talks. “The contract has to be renegotiated, to the extent there are undu...
22:51, 2019-05-28

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’re cautiously optimistic, but we’re not taking any...
01:00, 2019-06-12

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a copy of the bloc's draft communique obtained by Reuters showed....
15:00, 2019-06-08

Macri bets on infrastructure in push for re-election Total of 770 projects, ranging from public housing to Paseo del Bajo, in line to be inaugurated by end of 2019 – 62% of them before the August primaries....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways you’re recycling wrongA bundle of six small brie cheeses from Trader Joe’s seemed to sum it all up. E...
08:34, 2019-06-20

Back to life, back to virtual reality as music stars return to stage as holograms As a Whitney Houston 3D tour is announced, the race is on to make hi-tech concerts just like the real thingThe Beatles live in the Cavern, Ziggy Stardust’s last outing at the Hammersmith Apollo, or Jimi Hendrix on the Isle of Wight: all these landmark gigs may soon await even fans who were not born...
20:17, 2019-05-26

Golden Tate's looming suspension overshadows Giants camp reality - he's been really good If not for his looming 4-game ban that he is appealing, Golden Tate would be one of the best stories of the Giants' training camp.       ...
01:51, 2019-08-03

THE SOCIAL VIDEO REPORT: How social platforms are transforming their video distribution strategies and creating new opportunities for brands (FB, SNAP, GOOGL, AAPL) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence Social platforms are ramping up on emergent video formats to drive new and ...
19:34, 2019-07-17

PG&E Makes Final Push to Stay in Charge of Chapter 11 Faced with losing control of a multibillion-dollar bankruptcy process, PG&E promised to swiftly file a chapter 11 exit plan with financial backing in a bid to keep the company’s fate in its own hands....
05:17, 2019-08-14

5G Push Slowed by Squabbles Over 'Sweet Spot' of U.S. Airwaves U.S. wireless companies’ limited access to some of the nation’s most valuable airwaves threatens to slow down their plans to build faster 5G networks....
19:51, 2019-06-20

Jon Stewart continues to push Congress on behalf of 9/11 victims Jon Stewart on Sunday continued to push for extending the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, but said congressional politics was making passage “agonizingly difficult.”“I think this community is at the end of their rope,” Stewart told Chris Wallace, host of “Fox News Sunday.” “I think there’s a feeling...
20:17, 2019-06-16

Albany makes last-minute push to decriminalize marijuana They’re making a tokin’ effort. With state lawmakers deadlocked on legalizing recreational marijuana during the last scheduled day of the session in Albany, legislators on Wednesday renewed a push for decriminalization instead. “I think the decriminalization bill is still under consideration in a va...
23:00, 2019-06-19

Trump, Trudeau push for trade deal at WH meeting President Donald Trump welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House Thursday as the two leaders work to get the USMCA deal, a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement, over the finish line. (June 20)        ...
00:34, 2019-06-21

Push for marijuana legalization falls flat in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York state has fallen flat. The sponsor of the main legalization bill in the state Senate says the bill will not pass before lawmakers adjourn for the year this week. Manhattan Democrat Liz Krueger says supporters came close to ...
18:17, 2019-06-19

China to push to attract more high-tech manufacturers China will push to attract more high-tech manufacturers to set up in the world's No.2 economy, the nation's commerce ministry said late on Friday, without giving further details....
10:00, 2019-08-10

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage agreement in Sudan The top U.S. diplomat for Africa is joining an international push to press Sudan's military rulers and the opposition toward a deal on a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
23:34, 2019-06-12

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia. Republicans put forward two amendments Wednesday to fund the weapons in a defense bill, but both were r...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Kyrie? Kemba? The Lakers push for third star has begun The Lakers brought a second star to Los Angeles on Saturday, agreeing to a blockbuster trade with the Pelicans for Anthony Davis. Now, they are prepared to acquire another to join forces with Davis and LeBron James. And for James, it could be a familiar face. The Lakers are in play for Kyrie Irving,...
04:17, 2019-06-18

Beyond Meat shelves plans for Japan push, Mitsui says Beyond Meat has shelved plans to enter Japan, according to a Japan-based investor, focusing more on the U.S. market where it recently bolstered funding to fuel an expansion and beat out emerging faux-meat rivals....
03:00, 2019-08-10

Pompeo to push in India for more U.S. access to local markets The United States is open to dialogue to resolve trade differences with India by allowing American companies more access to Indian markets, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday ahead of a visit to New Delhi later this month....
07:00, 2019-06-13

The evidence and arguments behind Ferrari's F1 penalty review push The Ferrari Formula 1 team's decision to ask the FIA to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty has left many questioning whether it has a strong enough case...
10:00, 2019-06-18

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage Sudan talks The top U.S. diplomat for Africa was due in Khartoum on Wednesday to join an international push to salvage a deal between Sudan's military rulers and opposition groups two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Trump Doubles Down on Effort to Push Jewish Voters to G.O.P. After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
04:34, 2019-08-17

U.S. Targets China's Supercomputing Push With New Export Restrictions The Commerce Department is taking aim at China’s supercomputing push with new export restrictions that effectively cut five major Chinese developers of next-generation high-performance computing off from U.S. technology....
20:17, 2019-06-21

Biden says if elected in 2020 he will push to ban assault weapons Joe Biden said he will push to ban assault weapons if elected president in 2020 -- a pledge that comes as the nation debates how to curb gun violence following two deadly mass shootings that killed more than 30 people in Ohio and Texas....
23:51, 2019-08-12

U.S. lawmakers push back against possible Trump foreign aid cuts Republican and Democratic foreign policy leaders in the U.S. Congress came out on Friday against a Trump administration review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping and other programs....
03:34, 2019-08-10

VW will deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push Volkswagen has not been able to build as many electric cars as it wanted to because of a battery supply crunch so it will help to finance production by suppliers to back its aggressive push for mass producing EVs....
15:34, 2019-07-08

Rocket Lab forced to push back launch due to weather SpaceX might be the worldwide leader in commercial spaceflight — and get a whole lot of attention because of it — but it’s not the only private company vying for a slice of the pie. Rocket Lab, which was founded back in 2006, offers commercial flights into space as well, and its El...
10:00, 2019-08-17

Divided EU leaders push to break stalemate on top jobs Divided and tired, European Union leaders went into a third day of arm-wrestling on Tuesday over who would next hold the bloc's key posts, calling for unity but sounding as split as ever on the key Commission presidency....
15:00, 2019-07-02

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans are willing to stomach as they shift toward saying that climate change is a problem worth addressing....
18:00, 2019-05-31

PM Modi Renews Push For "Neighbourhood First" At Second Oath Ceremony Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oath ceremony on Thursday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan will be attended by leaders of the BIMSTEC member countries, in line with the government's "Neighbourhood First"......
20:34, 2019-05-27

In Push to Leave One Union, U.K.’s Boris Johnson Risks Another Amid rising tension over the risk of a “no deal” Brexit, Mr. Johnson made his first official visit as prime minister to Scotland. He was met in Edinburgh with jeers and boos....
18:00, 2019-07-31

Volkswagen second-quarter operating profit up 30% as SUV push pays off Volkswagen Group shares rose 2% after the carmaker posted a 30% rise in second-quarter operating profit despite a drop in vehicle sales as rising demand for sports utility vehicles and premium brands boosted margins....
10:00, 2019-07-25

The Latest: Donor willing to fund push to undo abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A wealthy GOP political donor is willing to bankroll a possible ballot initiative to repeal a Missouri ban on abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy. Missouri businessman D...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Trump unloads over impeachment push, says Dems are ‘getting nothing done in Congress’ President Trump on Monday fired back at the lawmakers who are calling for his impeachment, accusing Democrats of “getting nothing done” in Congress because of their overriding interest in investigating him....
19:00, 2019-05-27

Nomura names four stocks set to benefit from China's 5G push According to Japanese bank Nomura, China's 5G rollout in the country should boost demand for Chinese companies in the network infrastructure and equipment space. It picked out four stocks which would benefit from this push....
08:34, 2019-07-05

French demands challenge FCA-Renault deal push France has increased its demands as it seeks to maintain government influence if Renault and Fiat Chrysler merge, people close to the negotiations said....
14:17, 2019-06-04

Netflix is targeting a huge new audience with its next big content push Netflix is eating up an increasingly large share of entertainment consumption time for Americans, who now have more choices than ever about what to binge. Much of users’ favorite content on the platform is increasingly courtesy of Netflix itself — we all know the service, for example, as...
05:17, 2019-07-23

Freshman lefty, 3 HRs push Ole Miss over Clemson 6-1 in NCAA OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi freshman Doug Nikhazy struck out nine pitching into the ninth inning, and the Rebels beat Clemson 6-1 on Saturday night to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on their home field. Ole Miss led for good after Cole Zabowski and Cooper Johnson opened the secon...
07:00, 2019-06-02

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offerings.The small startup made a name for itself by developing a recurring payment solution specifically designed for WooCommerce called WooCommerce subscr...
07:34, 2019-05-25

Google goes for verticals, scale in APAC cloud push Cloud vendor has identified health and life sciences as well as retail amongst key growth sectors and is looking to triple its headcount in the Asia-Pacific region over the next 18 months....
06:51, 2019-07-06

New law ends use of restraints on pregnant inmates as advocates push for more to be done WASHINGTON — The bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation known as the “First Step Act” put in place improvements in the care of pregnant inmates, but advocates say it was a baby step and are calling for more to be done. The new law bans restraining federal inmates during pregnancy...
02:00, 2019-05-26

Iran warns any clash in the Gulf would push oil prices above $100 U.S. military vessels in the Gulf are within range of Iranian missiles, a top military aide to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, warning any clash between the two countries would push oil prices above $100 a barrel....
10:51, 2019-06-02

Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban Germany, a leading donor and member of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, has been talking with the Taliban and the Afghan government in an effort to restart peace talks to end 18 years of conflict, officials said....
16:17, 2019-05-26

Apple's new App Store policies push developers to use its sign-in At WWDC Apple continued to position itself as separate from tech rivals like Google and Facebook on the issue of privacy, unveiling a new "Sign-in with Apple" feature that hides your identity even from developers. So, given the value of collecting in......
20:51, 2019-06-04

VW to reshuffle $56B battery push as Samsung deal at risk Samsung initially agreed with VW to deliver batteries for just over 20 gigawatt-hours, enough to power 200,000 cars, before different views on production volume and schedule emerged during detailed negotiations....
00:00, 2019-05-29

| Pro-democracy push causes transport chaos in Hong Kong Peak-hour morning train travel and international flights in Hong Kong were thrown into chaos as pro-democracy protesters launched an attempted city-wide strike to ramp up pressure on the financial hub's embattled leaders....
06:51, 2019-08-07

Impeachment push freezes as Mueller testimony looms The steady drumbeat among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump has gone silent. And Robert Mueller is to blame.The last lawmaker to publicly embrace an impeachment inquiry came forward on June 28, just three days after it was announced that the special counsel w...
00:17, 2019-07-11

Warriors won’t let injuries hamper finals push, says Jerebko The Golden State Warriors will not be letting injuries to Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins come between them and a third straight NBA title, the club’s power forward Jonas Jerebko told Reuters on Wednesday....
04:17, 2019-05-30

Pro-impeachment Dems fear Al Green's renegade push House Democrats methodically working to build support for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump fear that a rogue move by a Texas Democrat could scramble their best efforts. It’s unclear whether Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) will seek Trump’s immediate impeachment or simply the launch of ...
22:17, 2019-07-16

Nvidia to work with Arm chips, deepening push into supercomputers Nvidia Corp on Monday said it will make its chips work with processors from Arm Holdings Inc to build supercomputers, deepening Nvidia's push into systems that are used for modeling both climate change predictions and nuclear weapons....
09:51, 2019-06-17

25,000 More Troops Being Moved To Kashmir Week After 10,000-Strong Push Less than a week after moving 10,000 troops of paramilitary forces to Kashmir, the centre is rushing about 25,000 more paramilitary personnel to the Valley, as part of a massive troop build-up....
19:34, 2019-08-01

U.S. tech companies push Trump to allow some sales to Huawei Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing that such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Trump slams Dems over impeachment push: ‘Getting ZERO work done’ President Trump blasted Democrats in Congress on Wednesday over the push by some to launch impeachment proceedings against him, accusing them of neglecting their jobs while they "fish" for incriminating evidence. ...
15:34, 2019-05-22

How 'The L Word' revival looks in 2019: Trans lesbians, dating apps and post-Trump reality "The L Word: Generation Q" is coming to Showtime in December, and star Jennifer Beals and the producers discuss how they're updating it for 2019.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-02

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....
20:51, 2019-07-17

Algeria's army chief renews push for presidential election Algeria's powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, as a people's revolt for democracy remains at an impasse with the government....
23:51, 2019-06-17

U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of "apparent efforts to stonewall" the probe....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Beachgoers on Georgia island rescue 20 beached whales, push them out to sea Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-17

How to snag a good deal on a car if you're shopping during the July 4 sales push Climbing new-car prices, slowing consumer demand and competition from millions of leased cars returning to the market have resulted in dealerships eager to unload inventory....
20:00, 2019-07-04

Questions Over Drivers and Wine Storage Push Out Senior ANZ Executive David Hisco, head of ANZ’s New Zealand operation, left the job after a review concluded that his characterization of expenses fell short of internal standards....
12:34, 2019-06-17

Cargill cuts CO2 emissions from shipping fleet in green push Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at sea, the food and agriculture group said....
22:00, 2019-06-12

Nancy Pelosi Has to Decide Whether to Halt a New Push to Impeach Trump Amid Tuesday’s circus show in Congress, it was almost hard to notice that someone did the damn thing and filed articles of impeachment against the president. That person was Rep. Al Green, who acted despite the lack of support from Democratic leaders, according to the Washington Post....
15:34, 2019-07-17

Catalan leader defends push for independence on final day of trial Former vice-president pleads for political solution to crisis as landmark rebellion trial endsThe former Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras has used the last day of landmark proceedings against him and 11 other separatist leaders to defend the failed push for regional independence but also to pl...
05:51, 2019-06-13

Democratic 'Medicare for all' push stands to rescue Trump on healthcare The Democratic Party is riding to President Trump's rescue on healthcare with talk of repealing Obamacare and eliminating private insurance in favor of a government system that has drawn the skepticism of American voters....
18:34, 2019-07-15

Hold the beers: Budweiser APAC IPO hit by investor push-back Scepticism over AB InBev's high valuations doomed Budweiser APAC's IPO of up to $9.8 billion - poised to be the world's biggest this year - investors and bankers said, putting would-be floats on notice that careful pricing remains key to success....
18:00, 2019-07-15

Sony CEO's Choice: Stay Together or Bend to Loeb's Breakup Push The latest push by investor Daniel Loeb to break up Sony presents a dilemma for Chief Executive Kenichiro Yoshida, who is generally sympathetic to Wall Street’s thinking but wants to keep his conglomerate intact....
13:51, 2019-06-14

How Solskjær is shaking up Manchester United’s staff in push for success The summer has been dominated by the Pogba saga but quietly the manager has reordered the first-team and under-23 set-upsAs Ole Gunnar Solskjær grapples with the formidable challenge of overhauling his Manchester United squad, the manager is being granted unequivocal backing regarding his backroom s...
22:34, 2019-07-14

GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources General Electric Co potentially stands to win a large share of multibillion-dollar contracts to rebuild Iraq's electricity system, reflecting a change in how Iraq intends to award the work after the United States lobbied for GE, according to sources familiar with the matter....
18:17, 2019-06-14

Renault sees new model push as softening sales decline French carmaker Renault posted a 6.7% decline in first-half vehicle sales amid a global auto slowdown, but said a forthcoming product offensive would begin to help soften the blow in key markets....
11:51, 2019-07-16

Push for Ethnic Studies in Schools Faces a Dilemma: Whose Stories to Tell A struggle in California, one of three states creating K-12 ethnic studies materials, highlights some of the fraught questions around the discipline....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Indexing Giant Vanguard Examining a Push Into Private Equity Vanguard Group has had exploratory discussions with a handful of private-equity firms as the indexing giant considers whether to push further into alternative investments....
14:51, 2019-06-23

Disabled voters left behind in push to amp up 2020 security, advocates say Hand-marked paper ballots are widely seen as most secure, but advocates say voting machines are best for disabled accessRussian attacks on American democracy in 2016, carried out over the internet, have triggered a national debate over the use of technology in the United States’ upcoming 2020 electi...
15:00, 2019-07-12

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to the annual "Cars Wars" study....
13:17, 2019-06-13

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators....
09:17, 2019-06-14

DOJ announces release of 3,100 inmates as part of criminal reform push The Department of Justice announced Friday that 3,100 federal inmates are being released as part of the criminal justice reform bill President Trump signed into law last year....
23:17, 2019-07-19

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A top Cuomo administration official on Saturday confirmed to The Post that three-way negotiations between the executive, Assembly and state Senate are on...
11:17, 2019-06-16

Trump Withdraws Controversial Push To Add Citizenship Question To Census President Donald Trump on Thursday backed down from his controversial push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively conceding defeat in a battle he had revived last week and......
09:34, 2019-07-12

Etsy faces backlash over attempt to push free shipping Etsy's latest attempt to boost sales isn't sitting well with creators. The company has announced that, starting July 30th, it will give "priority placement" in US search results and advertising to items that ship free and to sellers that guarantee f......
04:51, 2019-07-11

UK lawmakers back plan to hinder a no-deal Brexit push British lawmakers on Tuesday narrowly approved a measure that could make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, although the move stopped short of an outright block....
22:17, 2019-07-09

U.N., European bodies outline joint push against space junk European and U.N. bodies on Thursday outlined a joint push for global action on space junk, saying that debris orbiting the earth must be cleaned up as satellites launched by private companies and other new entrants are adding to the crowding....
21:51, 2019-06-20

More Than Half the House Democrats Officially Back an Impeachment Push More than half of the House Democratic caucus now support opening an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Florida Rep. Ted Deutch officially backing the push in an opinion piece published by the Sun Sentinel on Thursday....
16:00, 2019-08-01

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22:51, 2019-07-01

U.S. lawmakers still plot to push Saudi Arabia on rights, despite Trump The U.S. Congress left Washington on Thursday without enacting legislation to punish Saudi human rights abuses, but lawmakers said efforts to stop military sales and impose sanctions would continue after their August break....
00:17, 2019-08-02

La Course packs a punch but push for women’s Tour de France continues The 2019 route suits attacking riders, with five ascents in a dynamic circuit but has failed to build on momentum to expand the one-day raceThe 2019 edition of La Course by the Tour de France turns the spotlight on the puncheurs, the explosive all-rounders who make the most of every attacking opport...
15:51, 2019-06-29

Wimbledon bans plastic racket coverings in eco-friendly push Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coverings for new rackets. Players on the English grass courts will be seen sporting their traditional white ensembles Monday, but, different from past years...
05:34, 2019-06-29

Owner of Poland's ZE PAK energy group plans green push A Polish billionaire owner of a brown coal-fueled power station, Zygmunt Solorz, said on Monday he would invest in greener sources of energy generation, as a shift away from polluting fuels slowly gathers pace in the country....
14:17, 2019-08-05

Holmes and Lowry share lead as Fleetwood and Westwood push Ireland's Shane Lowry proved master of the Dunluce links for the second successive day to move into a share of the halfway lead with American J.B. Holmes at the British Open on Friday....
23:17, 2019-07-19

Sun beat Dream to push franchise-record home streak to 13 UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Shekinna Stricklen made seven 3-pointers and scored 24 points and the Connecticut Sun beat the Atlanta Dream 86-76 on Friday night to extend their franchise-record, regular-season home winning streak to 13 games. Jonquel Jones added 18 points and eight rebounds for Connectic...
04:17, 2019-06-22

Deaths of Children in Hot Cars Spur Push for New Safety Measures More auto makers are committing to install technology that alerts drivers if they have accidentally left a child in the back seat, but safety advocates and lawmakers say the effort isn’t enough to respond to the recent rise in car-seat fatalities....
04:17, 2019-08-07

Elon Musk cracks whip in push for ‘record’ deliveries Tesla shares popped briefly Wednesday after a leaked email showed chief executive Elon Musk telling employees the company is “on track” to break its deliveries record. In what has become a recent trend, Musk cracked the whip on his workers ahead of the close of the quarter, saying that the electric ...
01:34, 2019-06-28

NRA board members defend LaPierre’s push for Texas mansion LaPierre told associates he needed a more secure place to live because he was worried about being targeted after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla....
11:51, 2019-08-08

Signs of price truce push Lyft, Uber higher Lyft Inc's hints that its cut-throat rivalry with U.S. ride-hailing rival Uber Inc is easing may prove bad news for customers but it sent shares in both companies sharply higher on Thursday....
15:51, 2019-08-08

How much higher could proposed tariffs against China push laptop prices? A new report claims that the Trump administration's latest tariff proposal on goods imported from China could raise prices on new laptops by 17 percent in the U.S. On average the report finds that a new laptop would cost $120 more if the tariffs go into effect....
17:34, 2019-06-22

Broadcom to buy Symantec's enterprise unit for $10.7 billion in software push Chipmaker Broadcom Inc said on Thursday it will buy antivirus software maker Symantec Corp's enterprise security unit for $10.7 billion in cash to scale up its software business through deals....
03:51, 2019-08-09

Tesla's push for sales record could be a double-edged sword Tesla’s big push over the final days of June will determine if the automaker sets a quarterly sales record but potential cannibalization of higher-end Model S and Model X deliveries by the cheaper Model 3 gives some analysts pause....
23:34, 2019-07-01

Cuomo yet to endorse 2020 candidate, despite early push for Biden In January, Cuomo told WAMC radio “of all the names are out there, Joe Biden has the best case [to become president] because he brings most of the secret ingredient you need to win, which is credibility.”...
01:17, 2019-07-02

Green Environment Behind Push For Public Transport, EVs: Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the tax proposals in the Union Budget for FY20 on fossil fuels and electric cars must push people to avoid polluting fuels and adopt either electric......
06:51, 2019-07-08

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capacity......
19:00, 2019-06-18

'The View' co-hosts push back on Biden's claim he can compromise with GOP "View" co-hosts Joy Behar and Sunny Hostin demurred at former Vice President Joe Biden's call for compromise with Republicans after his would-be victory in the 2020 presidential election....
19:17, 2019-06-18

Earnings and trade optimism push Wall St. toward record high The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly reports from Coca-Cola and United Technologies and on optimism the United States would resolve its trade conflict with China....
01:51, 2019-07-24

GOP report skewers Cummings over contempt push against Trump officials Republican lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee slammed the panel’s Democratic Chairman Elijah Cummings on Tuesday over his push to hold two prominent Trump Cabinet officials in contempt of Congress, accusing him of a double standard while calling the move “unnecessary” and designed to “advanc...
20:17, 2019-06-18

Improved Roads, New Houses: Centre's Push For Villages In Budget Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while presenting the union budget, said today that the government will invest widely in agriculture infrastructure and support private entrepreneurship for value......
14:34, 2019-07-05

Europeans plan new Iran push but may be nearing end of diplomatic road Britain, France and Germany plan a new push to keep Iran in the 2015 nuclear deal despite Tehran's threat to violate one of its central limits, but they may be nearing the end of the diplomatic road they embarked on more than 15 years ago....
01:17, 2019-06-19

GM plots temp-worker push with UAW still seething over doomed plants GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The last contract was bargained over in better times....
12:34, 2019-06-19

Collapsing bond yields push world stocks to new highs Government bonds held near multi-year lows on Thursday on bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month and that other major central banks would embrace looser monetary policy, pushing world stocks to new 18-month highs....
22:17, 2019-07-04

Formula 1 to push green credentials with new sustainable tech effort Formula 1 will take steps to promote its green credentials in the coming months, and a push towards synthetic fuels will follow as the championship aims at future sustainability targets...
17:17, 2019-08-13

Fannie and Freddie's Latest Push: Factory-Built Homes The gatekeepers of America’s housing market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, want to make it more affordable to buy a manufactured home. So far, they have found it a tough sell....
12:34, 2019-06-20

Tesla loses more execs amid sales push, reports say European chief Jan Oehmicke and Steve MacManus, vice president of interior and exterior engineering, are the latest executive departures at Tesla, according to reports. ...
22:34, 2019-07-02

OnePlus accidentally sent some users a creepy yet hilarious push notification How would you feel if you got a random push notification one morning that just read “Hahahahaha”? For a number of OnePlus 7 Pro users on Monday, that wasn’t a hypothetical question. Some of them got spammed with what OnePlus acknowledged was the result of a botched internal test th...
16:00, 2019-07-02

Renault and Nissan partner with Waymo to push self-driving tech Research to be conducted in Japan and France as all three companies ramp up autonomous tech programmes Renault and Nissan have announced initial details of a new partnership with self-driving technology development company Waymo.  The two car makers, sharing autonomous vehicle development as part o...
14:51, 2019-06-20

Parade of Democratic 2020 hopefuls push for momentum in Iowa A cavalcade of Democratic presidential hopefuls on Friday tried to turn a few precious minutes before Iowa voters into the momentum needed to catapult their campaigns in the pivotal state....
11:34, 2019-08-10

China's Huawei eyes new Brazil factory amid 5G push Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese telecom giant continues to ramp up its presence in Latin America to the displeasure of U.S. authorities....
14:17, 2019-08-09

Auto Makers Push Trump to Reach Fuel Compromise GM, Ford, Toyota and others are urging the president to find a middle ground between stricter, Obama-era economy standards and a plan from his administration essentially freezing regulations at 2020 levels....
12:34, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 2-Comstock Resources to buy Covey Park for $1.1 bln in Haynesville push Oil and gas producer Comstock Resources Inc said on Monday it would buy privately held Covey Park for about $1.1 billion, creating the largest operator in the natural gas-rich Haynesville shale basin....
14:51, 2019-06-10

Greens seek to leverage EU wins to push climate agenda Surfing a global wave of climate activism to their strongest showing yet in European Union elections, Europe's Greens on Sunday readied to press their demands on climate and trade in Brussels....
05:01, 2019-05-27

France to push ahead with 5G launch in 2020 despite Huawei woes France will launch the deployment of its 5G network as planned in 2020 despite current difficulties faced by China's Huawei which could push some telecoms operators to modify their source of supply, the telecoms regulator said Tuesday....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army Sudan’s protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military after the deadly break-up of their main sit-in...
19:34, 2019-06-08

Hifter's forces push toward Libyan capital city's center A Libyan official and residents say heavy clashes are slowly nearing the center of Libya's capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the military commander Khalifa Hifter battle to seize power....
16:51, 2019-05-27

Iran warns any clash in the Gulf would push oil prices above $100: Fars new U.S. military vessels in the Gulf are within the range of Iranian missiles, a top military aide to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, warning any clash between the two countries would push oil prices above $100 a barrel....
08:51, 2019-06-02

Bill would create entity to push for key rail tunnel funding TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill put forward in New Jersey’s Senate is the latest step to try to get crucial federal funding for a new rail tunnel into New York City. The bipartisan measure announced Friday would create a commission composed of representatives of both states and Amtrak to oversee t...
19:34, 2019-06-07

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan, congressional aides and lawmakers said on Tuesda...
03:17, 2019-06-05

Nigel Farage Plots Post-Brexit Push On UK Parliament Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage admitted Monday that his Brexit Party lacked policies beyond pulling Britain out of Europe and would now consult supporters for a way to seize the UK parliament....
05:34, 2019-05-28

| Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump The acting Pentagon chief has confirmed that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
22:34, 2019-06-03