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Bird's purchase of Scoot lets it back into San Francisco

You knew it was just a matter of time before there was further consolidation in the e-scooter world. Bird is acquiring Scoot in a move that both describe as a matter of "scale" -- that is, it'll help them take on heavyweight ...

Bird's purchase of Scoot lets it back into San Francisco

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US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian missile system....
17:17, 2019-06-04

Big birds: Giant, 1,000-pound birds once roamed around Europe At 1,000 pounds and over 10 feet tall, this bird was one the largest that ever lived in Earth's history, according to new research.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

After Police Raid and a Hearing, a San Francisco Freelancer Will Get His Property Back Bryan Carmody, a night-crawling stringer in the Bay Area, won the support of press-freedom activists, although he may not be a conventional journalist....
03:01, 2019-05-22

Sara Gilbert steps up on 'The Conners,' lets go of 'The Talk': 'You get a bit of your life back' Sara Gilbert says she still has "warm feelings" about Roseanne Barr, and that Julie Chen's exit from "The Talk" was "tough."        ...
19:17, 2019-09-17

Free Galaxy Buds with Galaxy S10 purchase are back with free YouTube Premium on top Samsung’s 2019 lineup of Galaxy S flagships made quite an impression at its release. The four S10 devices have gorgeous displays and elegant design which captured people’s attention. To make them even more lucrative, Samsung began selling the phones with a free pair of its wireless earphones, the Ga...
14:51, 2019-06-04

What Was Your First Amazon Purchase? It’s been 25 whole years since Amazon burst onto the scene as an online bookseller in July of 1994. Now, it’s a giant, package-delivering behemoth that despite some unsavory headlines, all of us probably use because it’s just so damn convenient.Read more......
17:00, 2019-07-05

How birds let squirrels know when it's safe to relax Scientists know that squirrels respond to birds' threat calls. A new study finds that the chatter of birds at rest informs them when danger has passed....
23:51, 2019-09-14

US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds since 1970 Three billion birds have been lost across diverse groups and habitats, in what researchers describe as a ‘wake-up call’The US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds – a total of three billion – since 1970, culminating in what scientists who published a new study are calling a “widespread e...
01:51, 2019-09-20

Sydney Is for the Birds. The Bigger and Bolder, the Better. Australia’s largest city has a rare superpower: It turns urbanites into bird people, and birds into urbanites. Interacting with the huge avian population is a daily adventure and (mostly) a delight....
20:00, 2019-09-21

The Angry Birds Movie 2 is hardly art, but at least it’s better than its predecessor Some films are made to last, and some just aren’t. A telltale sign of the latter is an overabundance of topical jokes that go stale faster than the bags of popcorn being munched upon in the theater. This plague is particularly endemic in movies whose target demographic tops out in junior high. A seq...
00:17, 2019-08-13

Birds are disappearing from North America Billions of birds have vanished from North American skies over the past five decades, a new study has found — and scientists say it is a sign of a major ecological crisis. The bird population in the United States and Canada has plummeted by nearly 3 billion birds, or 29 percent, since 1970, ac...
05:17, 2019-09-20

Enjoy This 'Divorced Birds' Subreddit Divorce is hilarious! That’s why HBO made a whole show named after it (season 3 just started, SJP fans represent). It’s also why there’s a funny subreddit called r/DivorcedBirds. It explores tropes you didn’t even realize you had stored in the back of your mind about divorce, breakups, mid-life cris...
06:51, 2019-07-04

How the GM strike could affect your next car purchase Nearly 50,000 members of the United Auto Workers Union walked out at General Motors overnight, a day after the union’s contract with the largest of the Detroit automakers expired. The walkout followed months of unsuccessful negotiations that appeared to center around the issues of plant closings and...
17:51, 2019-09-17

US and Canada have lost three billion birds since 1970 More than one in four birds have been lost across diverse groups and habitats, in what researchers describe as a ‘wake-up call’The US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds – a total of three billion – since 1970, culminating in what scientists who published a new study are calling a “wide...
19:34, 2019-09-20

The 9/11 Tribute Lights Are Killing Tons of Birds For a few days every September, New York City turns on two beams of light to mark the anniversary of 9/11. As a lifelong New Yorker, I think the lights are kind of nice. And yet, they are accessories to bird murder....
07:34, 2019-09-10

Updates From Birds of Prey, Stranger Things, and More The team behind To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is tackling Lauren Oliver’s clone YA adventure Replica. Famke Janssen is open to returning to Jean Grey. Kristen Bell will go behind the camera for The Good Place’s fourth season. Plus, what’s to come on iZombie, and Cary Elwes hypes up Stranger Thin...
16:00, 2019-06-07

1,000-pound birds once roamed Europe, researchers say If you’re going to pick a fight with a bird, the common ostrich should probably be near the bottom of your list. They’re tall, powerful, and the largest specimens can weigh in at well over 300 pounds. They’re not to be messed with, but they don’t hold a candle to the absolute...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Squirrels spy on birds to figure out when danger is lurking In the animal kingdom, many creatures develop unique ways of relaying information to their kin, but a new study highlights just how important it can be for certain animals to glean information from the communication of entirely different species. The research, published in PLOS One, reveals that squ...
20:34, 2019-09-07

Decline of migrating birds could be partly due to pesticides It’s not just bees that are harmed by neonicotinoids, it’s birds too. A study found the pesticides can cause birds to lose weight and delay their migration (edited) ...
05:17, 2019-09-13

This is the one feature you should look for when you purchase Bluetooth headphones Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider Some Bluetooth headphones have a feature called "Multipoint" that should be considered more often when looking to buy new wireless headphones — especially if you use them with more than one device. Multipoint lets your Bluetooth headphones connect to two ...
23:00, 2019-07-22

US Will Sanction Those Who Purchase Iran's Oil: Official The United States will continue to impose sanctions on whoever purchases Iran's oil or conducts business with Iran's Revolutionary Guards and no oil waivers will be re-issued, a US official told......
21:00, 2019-09-08

Apple Card will not allow purchase of cryptocurrencies The Apple Inc credit card being launched with Goldman Sachs Group Inc will not allow the purchase of cryptocurrencies with the card, according to a customer agreement posted to Goldman's website on Friday....
01:34, 2019-08-03

How to Delete Your Google Purchase History Yes, Google is tracking your purchases, but this isn’t a new thing. Google’s collection mechanisms—information it pulls in from your Gmail—have been going on for some time. If this is your first time hearing about this mess, visit this page to see everything Google knows about your purchases around ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

North America Has Lost Nearly 3 Billion Birds Since 1970 Birds across the U.S. are disappearing, though many of us probably haven’t noticed. Over the past half century, North American bird populations have undergone a quiet crisis, with scientists estimating the continent to have lost 29% of its total avian population, as revealed a new paper publis...
21:34, 2019-09-19

Yankees vs. Orioles: James Paxton will keep rolling vs. Birds Goodbye, Rosie Ruiz. Taking a few shortcuts today to honor the 1980 Boston Marathon winner who died last month at the age of 66. Ruiz cheated her way to victory by jumping into the race after riding the subway. Nobody did it better Rosie. OK, maybe Lance Armstrong. The Orioles and Yankees are playin...
15:34, 2019-08-12

Charity calls for total ban on 'tethering' birds of prey Freedom for Animals says government should review zoo guidelines and end ‘vastly cruel’ practiceZoos around the country are routinely only allowing birds of prey to fly for a few minutes a day and keeping them in cages smaller than their wingspans, an investigation has found.A report by the anti-cap...
08:17, 2019-06-28

Baby tiger sharks eat common backyard birds To better understand the diets of baby tiger sharks, scientists have been catching young shark specimens and making them throw up. Analysis of DNA in the shark vomit showed baby tiger sharks consume songbirds....
17:51, 2019-05-22

Dozens of birds 'bleeding from their mouths' fall from the sky in Australia More than 60 birds dropped from the sky in South Australia, landing in a "scene that looked like a horror movie," and authorities believe they were poisoned. ...
21:51, 2019-07-12

The Angry Birds Movie 2 review – another fun-filled flutter Sworn animal enemies must team up as the smartphone game adaptation catapults towards another minor triumphSony Animation’s The Angry Birds Movie surprised many three years ago by a) not being terrible, and b) actually being quite fun in a disposable way: the zappiest attempt at brand extension this...
19:17, 2019-08-02

Unhatched birds can warn others of danger by vibrating shells Study finds developing chicks communicate with siblings when they hearalarm callsBaby seabirds that have not yet hatched communicate with their siblings in neighbouring eggs by vibrating their shells, scientists have discovered.A study of yellow-legged gulls revealed one of the most sophisticated kn...
02:17, 2019-07-23

Birds in the Ancient World: Messengers of Omens and Auguries Translators regularly face the problem that the words and expressions of one language do not always translate exactly into those of another.  ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

The Ancient Admiration of Birds: Flamingos as Masterpieces of Art and Food In the ancient past, relationships between humans and animals were stricter than today and included the sphere of the imaginary and the sacred. ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Boeing 737 Max crash in Ethiopia may have been caused by birds, WSJ reports Boeing shares rose before the opening bell Tuesday morning after Boeing raises the possibility that birds may have been involved in the Ethiopian 737 Max crash....
15:17, 2019-05-21

There are 3 billion fewer birds in North America than there were in 1970 North America has lost nearly 3 billion birds since 1970, a study says. It found significant population declines among hundreds of bird species.        ...
01:17, 2019-09-20

New Yorkers flock to Central Park to play with birds They were winging it in Central Park Saturday. More than 400 people turned out for the New York City park rangers Raptor Fest, an annual event that aims to inform New Yorkers about the wildlife found in the Big Apple, beyond the concrete jungle. Amidst a few stressed-out children and dogs, eager onl...
12:51, 2019-09-15

China to exempt Tesla cars from 10% purchase tax China will exempt Tesla Inc's electric vehicles from its purchase tax, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Friday, a concession made amidst trade tensions with the United States....
19:51, 2019-08-31

US judge approves CVS purchase of insurer Aetna A federal judge reviewing a Justice Department decision to allow U.S. pharmacy chain and benefits manager CVS Health Corp to merge with health insurer Aetna said on Wednesday that the agreement was in fact legal under antitrust law....
02:17, 2019-09-05

The acquisition of Greenland would trump the Louisiana Purchase Greenland is almost a quarter of the size of the entire United States. Assuming the administration could somehow create a legal framework to buy a self-governing country that’s not for sale, it would immediately become the second-largest country....
03:00, 2019-08-17

U.S. judge approves CVS purchase of insurer Aetna A federal judge reviewing a Justice Department decision to allow U.S. pharmacy chain and benefits manager CVS Health Corp to merge with health insurer Aetna said on Wednesday that the agreement was in fact legal under antitrust law....
03:17, 2019-09-05

UPDATE 1-Apple Card will not allow purchase of cryptocurrencies The Apple Inc credit card being launched with Goldman Sachs Group Inc will not allow the purchase of cryptocurrencies with the card, according to a customer agreement posted to Goldman's website on Friday....
08:17, 2019-08-03

U.S. sues to stop Novelis purchase of Aleris The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Novelis Inc's [NVLXC.UL] proposed $2.6 billion purchase of Aleris Corp because of concern over higher prices for aluminum sheet used to make cars....
03:17, 2019-09-05

Trump confirms interest in Greenland purchase US President Donald Trump has confirmed his interest in buying Greenland from Denmark, saying the area was "strategically" interesting. Denmark and Greenland have repeatedly stressed the territory is not for sale....
14:00, 2019-08-19

Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats has already paid off "Oh Shit, the Forbes list just changed," Tyrese Gibson proclaimed in a 2014 Facebook video. "The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from the motherfucking West Coast," Dr. Dre chimed in....
19:17, 2019-05-28

US, Canada Have Lost 2.9 Billion Birds, Scientists Say People To Blame From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9......
07:17, 2019-09-20

California wildfires 'too extreme' even for birds that thrive in burned out forests Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scientists say....
16:17, 2019-08-07

There are 3 billion fewer wild birds than in 1970, study shows The bird population in the United States and Canada was probably around 10.1 billion nearly half a century ago and has fallen 29 per cent to about 7.2 billion birds, according to a study in Thursday’s journal Science....
05:17, 2019-09-20

SEE IT: Thousands of birds killed during hailstorm at Montana wildlife preserve More than 11,000 waterfowl and wetland birds were killed or maimed after “baseball-sized” pieces of hail wreaked havoc over a Montana wildlife management area last weekend during a storm, state officials said Friday....
12:17, 2019-08-20

Birds and insect species are heading north in the UK as climate warms More than 50 of the UK’s estimated 39,000 animal species, mostly insects and birds, extended their range northwards within the UK between 2008 and 2018...
14:00, 2019-07-18

The Latest: Birds prompted S. Korea to issue alert messages SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on diplomacy involving North Korea’s nuclear program (all times local): 5:15 p.m. South Korea’s military says it was a flock of birds that prompted it to alert journalists that it had detected an “unidentified object” flying near the borde...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Half-tonne birds may have roamed Europe at same time as humans Huge thigh bone in Crimean cave belonged to largest bird found in northern hemisphereGiant flightless birds that dwarfed modern ostriches and weighed nearly half a tonne roamed Europe when the first archaic humans arrived from Africa, scientists say.Researchers unearthed the fossilised thigh bone of...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Beach concerts at Jersey shore town cancelled for the birds SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) — A concert series on a popular New Jersey beach is cancelled this summer to protect dozens of shorebirds nesting there. Piping plovers usually only visit Sandy Hook but this year, unusually, they’ve decided to build more than 20 nests. Sandy Hook Foundation made the anno...
04:01, 2019-06-14

Garden feeders are supporting rising numbers of urban birds More than half of British homeowners feed birds, maintaining 133 speciesThe increasingly appetising buffet provided for garden birds, from sunflower hearts to suet cakes, is supporting a rising number and greater diversity of species in Britain’s urban areas, according to research.In the 1970s, half...
21:01, 2019-05-21

Flocking offers birds protection, aerodynamic advantages, scientists say Scientists reveal a new understanding of why and how birds flock, based on the mechanics of four shorebirds of varying sizes, in a study published Tuesday....
19:34, 2019-06-04

Pissed-off worker urinates on Birds Eye’s pea production line in England A worker at a frozen foods plant in Britain apparently gave the ultimate “piss-off” to his employer. A video that appears to show a stream of urine washing over peas on a production line with the caption “Boycot birdseye peas” [sic] sparked an investigation at the plant in Hu...
03:00, 2019-08-11

Two lovemaking kookaburra birds caused a power outage in Australia Sparks flew a little too intensely for these two kookaburras, which caused a power outage affecting 1,000 homes.        ...
00:17, 2019-06-17

Study: 3 billion fewer birds in North America now than there were in 1970 North America has lost nearly three billion birds since 1970, a new study says, which also found significant population declines among hundreds of bird species, including those once considered plentiful.        ...
01:17, 2019-09-20

Russia: Plane crash-lands after hitting flock of birds A Ural Airlines plane carrying over 200 people managed to land in a cornfield near a Moscow airport after a flock of birds hit the plane's engines. The pilot and crew have been hailed as heroes for saving the passengers....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Ocean buoy reveals birds hanging out in eye of Hurricane Dorian Whenever a powerful storm threatens coasts, we often focus on the potential impact on human lives and infrastructure. It can sometimes be easy to forget that hurricanes can severely disrupt the lives of wildlife as well, but some new images from a buoy in Hurricane Dorian’s eye is a great remi...
08:34, 2019-09-06

Birds, Allegedly Poisoned, Fall From Sky In Australia "Like Horror Movie" Dozens of corellas were believed to have been poisoned after animal Australian rescuers found more than 60 of the birds "falling out of the sky" near an Adelaide primary school, the media reported on......
00:17, 2019-07-13

Scientists studied baby shark vomit and realized they eat a ton of birds When you think of the diet of a shark you probably don’t imagine the top-tier ocean predators feasting on birds — and not sea birds, but the kinds of birds you might find in your own back yard. That bizarre finding is the result of a new study published in the journal Ecology, and it rev...
13:17, 2019-05-23

Ancient flood shows some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds We’ve long suspected that some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds do, and now an exceptional fossil site has given us the strongest evidence that they did...
17:34, 2019-07-16

Free birds: Bald eagles stir U.S. patriotism as web-cam stars On the brink of extinction a half-century ago, the bald eagle is thriving in the internet age, fascinating a devoted corps of Americans who regularly monitor the majestic birds of prey via web-cams......
16:51, 2019-07-03

Trump says no decision yet on Turkey sanctions over its Russian purchase U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration has not ruled out imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system....
22:17, 2019-07-18

Hungary approved for $500M purchase of 180 AMRAAM missiles The U.S. State Department approved the sale of 180 AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles to NATO member Hungary at an estimated cost of $500 million....
23:00, 2019-08-28

Sources: Immortals to rejoin LCS following purchase of OpTic Gaming Immortals are looking at a Call of Duty World League franchise as well following a successful bid to acquire Infinite Esports & Entertainment for $35-45 million....
04:00, 2019-06-08

Finally, You Can Purchase The "Yellow Dog With Cone" Statue In GTA Online Grand Theft Auto Online players waited years for the casino to open and the latest large update finally did just that. Players have been excited. But not all was well. You see, there was still something missing. But finally, our nightmare is over. After first being teased on the official website for...
20:51, 2019-08-03

With Mozilla introducing a premium Firefox, will privacy soon be an in-app purchase? Mozilla CEO Chris Beard recently announced that a premium version of Firefox is in the works, and expected to launch in October this year. The non-profit organization hasn’t announced which features this new option will include or how much it will cost, but judging by its previous forays into...
17:34, 2019-06-17

IBM Closes Its Red Hat Purchase, a Deal With High Stakes for Rometty IBM has closed its roughly $34 billion acquisition of open-source software company Red Hat, an unprecedented deal for the 108-year-old tech giant that will help define Chief Executive Ginni Rometty’s legacy....
17:34, 2019-07-09

Trump says he 'appreciates' Saudi purchase of US military equipment President Donald Trump said on Saturday he appreciated Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. military equipment, calling Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a "friend of mine."...
12:17, 2019-06-29

Nissan board to question CEO on house purchase, report says Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa will be asked whether date restrictions on selling compensation-linked stock were altered in 2013, earning him a higher profit and facilitating payments for a house he bought in Tokyo, Bloomberg reported. ...
22:17, 2019-06-21

Trump 'crazy like a fox' in suggesting Greenland purchase, says Republican Arkansas senator Tom Cotton makes remark in New York TimesSomething rotten? How Trump got in a state over DenmarkDonald Trump was “crazy like a fox” when he floated the idea of buying Greenland because the move would secure vital strategic interests for the US, a leading presidential ally in the Sen...
20:17, 2019-08-26

U.S. home purchase sentiment edges up in August: Fannie Mae U.S. consumer sentiment about buying a home ticked up in August as expectations about falling mortgage rates offset reduced optimism about home price appreciation and the timing to buy and sell a home, Fannie Mae said on Monday....
22:00, 2019-09-09

U.S.: Turkey's purchase of Russia air defense system 'disappointing' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense called Turkey's decision to buy Russia's S-400 air defense system "disappointing," in remarks that break days of administration silence about the move by the NATO ally....
21:17, 2019-07-16

City Hall to ram through $43M ferry purchase over comptroller’s objections The de Blasio administration plans to ram through another $43 million in ferry purchases for its money-pit fleet — in the face of strong objections from the city’s fiscal watchdog, The Post has learned. The full-speed-ahead push comes just months after City Hall forged ahead with another...
03:34, 2019-09-09

U.S. home purchase sentiment edges up in August - Fannie Mae U.S. consumer sentiment about buying a home ticked up in August as expectations about falling mortgage rates offset reduced optimism about home price appreciation and the timing to buy and sell a home, Fannie Mae said on Monday....
16:34, 2019-09-09

New Media Investment Group to purchase Gannett in $1.38B deal The owner of GateHouse Media agreed to purchase Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, in a deal worth about $1.38 billion, both companies announced Monday....
06:51, 2019-08-06

Charleston mass shooting victims can sue U.S. over gun purchase: court Survivors of a 2015 mass shooting at a South Carolina church can sue the U.S. government over its alleged negligence in allowing Dylann Roof to buy the gun he used to kill nine African-Americans, a federal appeals court said on Friday....
11:51, 2019-08-31

VMware's Pivotal purchase looks toward a containerized, not virtualized, future VMware is reabsorbing Pivotal after seven years apart, though customers looking for a radical change as a result will need to contain their excitement....
07:17, 2019-08-30

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
05:51, 2019-07-19

Buyers Of Two-Wheelers In Madhya Pradesh Will Have To Purchase 2 Helmets Buyers of two-wheelers in Madhya Pradesh will have to purchase two helmets and show the receipt to the Transport Department to get their vehicle registered....
04:51, 2019-06-15

Donald Trump reportedly wants to purchase Greenland from Denmark US president has ‘expressed interest’ in the icy territory, according to the Wall Street Journal, but the Danes have yet to weigh inDonald Trump is fond of bragging about his conspicuous wealth and buying power, plastering his name over buildings and gilding the elevators of Trump Tower. But his lat...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Shaquille O'Neal Wants In On the Sneaker Biz: 'I Would Love to Purchase Reebok' Since his retirement from the NBA in 2011, NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal has been just as dominant as he was on the court. His estimated net worth of over $400 million is a byproduct of a diverse portfolio that includes franchise ownership, investments and lucrative endorsements with companies ...
18:17, 2019-06-23

Trump says he 'appreciates' Saudi purchase of U.S. military equipment President Donald Trump said on Saturday he appreciated Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. military equipment, calling Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a "friend of mine" who had worked to open up the country with economic and social reforms....
03:00, 2019-06-29

Look: Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn returns in first 'Birds of Prey' poster Margot Robbie is back as DC Comics anti-hero Harley Quinn in the first poster for "Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)."...
19:51, 2019-09-17

Flock of birds prompts South Korea to scramble fighter jets South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting an unidentified object flying near its border with the North – but the intruder turned out to be a flock of birds, officials said. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff earlier said radar detected “traces of flight by an unidentified object” over the De...
15:51, 2019-07-01

US to strafe crucial nesting area for 3m birds with poison to eradicate mice Midway Atoll to be bombarded with rodenticide after scientists and volunteers discovered seabirds with open wounds Midway Atoll in the Pacific Ocean was the scene of a crucial naval battle in the second world war. It is now set for a very different sort of conflict – a bombing campaign to rid the ar...
10:51, 2019-05-24

Squirrels listen to birds' chitchat to gauge if trouble's afoot – study Research shows eavesdropping more widespread and broader than originally thoughtSquirrels eavesdrop on the chatter of songbirds to work out whether the appearance of a predator is cause for alarm, researchers have found.Animals including squirrels have previously been found to tune in to cries of al...
02:17, 2019-09-05

Do windfarms kill birds? How Australia can limit the impact on threatened species Bob Brown’s objection to a proposed windfarm draws attention to where renewable energy projects are being builtDo windfarms kill birds? Unarguably, they have and do.The damage turbines can inflict was infamously highlighted at California’s Altamont Pass, where early industry farms were built in a mi...
06:00, 2019-08-04

Squirrels listen to birds’ chitchat to gauge if trouble’s afoot: study Squirrels are just nuts for the latest gossipy tweets. The furry creatures have been found to eavesdrop on songbirds’ chatter as way to get the inside scoop on whether a dangerous predator is nearby, according to a new study. Squirrels listen for alarming tones so they know if its time to high-tail ...
21:00, 2019-09-05

34 Singing Birds, Stuffed Into Hair Rollers, Found At New York Airport In another life, Francis Gurahoo might have pursued a career as a hairstylist. But the three dozen-or-so plastic hair rollers stashed in his carry-on luggage weren't meant for luscious curls. Instead,......
22:51, 2019-06-18

This one's for the birds: Ostrich races steal the show at Kentucky racetrack Ostriches, not horses, were the main attraction Saturday at Ellis Park. They raced along with a few camels as well for a unique experience.       ...
07:34, 2019-07-07

8 new trailers you need to watch: Bad Boys for Life, Birds of Prey, Jojo Rabbit, and more It’s that weekend, horror movie fans. The sequel to the It remake is finally here. Called It Chapter Two, the movie follows the kids now that they’re grown up, more or less. And considering that there aren’t any real contenders coming out this weekend, Chapter Two should easily ste...
00:00, 2019-09-08

Thousands of birds killed by ‘baseball-sized’ hail during Montana storm More than 11,000 waterfowl and wetland birds were killed after “baseball-sized” chunks of hail fell on a Montana wildlife management area last weekend, state officials said....
22:17, 2019-08-20

Eiffel Tower zipline offers a birds-eye view of Paris - video A zipline ride from the Paris landmark is providing an opportunity to speed across the Paris skyline at 90km (56 miles) per hour. The temporary zipline is an initiative by French mineral water brand Perrier to celebrate the French Open. It also coincides with the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Towe...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Light pollution's effects on birds may help to spread West Nile virus Birds are the main host of West Nile virus, and outbreaks among infected sparrows are 41 per cent more likely if the birds are exposed to light pollution...
10:34, 2019-07-24

South Korea scrambles fighter jets to engage UFO… which turns out to be a bunch of birds Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several decades you know that tensions have been high on the Korean peninsula. The standoff between North Korea and South Korea has seen its share of dramatic moments, and it looked like another potential confrontation was brewing early this ...
22:00, 2019-07-01

‘Unidentified object’ flying over DMZ sparking media frenzy turns out to be flock of birds An “unidentified object” detected flying near South Korea’s border with North Korea that sparked a media frenzy and prompted the south to launch fighter jets on Monday turned out to be a flock of birds....
08:51, 2019-07-02

Air Force aircraft have hit birds more than 100,000 times since 1995, and it's cost the service nearly a billion dollars US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Chelsea E. Barber Since 1995, the Air Force has recorded more than 105,000 bird strikes that have caused more than $800 million in damage. Canadian geese are the biggest and most costly culprit, causing $93.8 million in damage between 1995 and 2016. Visit INSIDER's homepage ...
23:17, 2019-05-23

North America Has Lost Almost 30 Percent of Its Birds Since 1970, Upsetting New Study Finds There are almost 3 billion fewer North American birds in 2019 than there were in 1970, accounting for a 29 percent decline, according to a new study.Read more......
06:17, 2019-09-20

Watch: Air Force Jet Flies Into Birds, Drops Fuel Tanks, Practice Bombs An Indian Air Force pilot's presence of mind and swift response may have saved his life and potentially those on the ground when the fighter jet he was flying ran into birds on Thursday morning in......
19:17, 2019-06-28

Alberta Birds of Prey Centre sees decline in visitors for 2019 season The Alberta Birds of Prey Centre in Coaldale closes for the 2019 season this weekend and has seen fewer visitors than usual after a West Nile virus outbreak last year....
06:51, 2019-09-01

23 injured as Russian plane crash lands in field after hitting flock of birds A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports after colliding with a flock of birds, Russian officials said....
17:51, 2019-09-02

Twitter storm: noise pollution creates havoc for birds, study shows Human activities could be affecting reproduction and even normal social behaviourBirds are even more disrupted by their noisy neighbours than had been thought previously, researchers have found. And human activities could be preventing birds from reproducing and even developing normal social behavio...
03:01, 2019-06-20

Artificial intelligence helps scientists track birds migrating in the middle of the night It's difficult to gather data on birds flying across the dark night sky, but every fall and spring, millions of birds migrate through the night. Now, researchers are using artificial intelligence to track them....
17:34, 2019-08-28

Dead birds in Massachusetts town prompt concerns they're infected with deadly virus Dead birds and seagulls spotted in the town of Fairhaven, Mass., have raised concerns among residents that the animals are infected with the potentially fatal, mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus....
22:00, 2019-08-29

Quirky places to spend the night around the world, from a birds' nest to a potato From airplanes to buses and cargo ships to birds' nests and wine barrels, travelers can book quirky accommodations all over the world.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-15

Brazil homebuilder MRV puts temporary hold on purchase of U.S. firm The board of Brazil's MRV Engenharia e Participacoes SA, Latin America's largest homebuilder, has temporarily interrupted the purchase of Florida-based AHS Residential LLC, it said on Monday, saying it will first hear shareholders' concerns....
04:17, 2019-09-17

North Korea Threatens the South Over Purchase of U.S. Stealth Jets Pyongyang called the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S. stealth jet fighters to South Korea an affront to last year’s pledge by the two countries to tone down military tensions on the peninsula, saying it had no choice but to develop arms to counter them....
16:51, 2019-07-11

These items give Americans the greatest post-purchase rush Have you ever bought something just to feel that sudden rush of post-purchase happiness? According to new research, 66 percent of Americans have bought an item solely to fee the rush of buying something. The new survey of 2,000 Americans also found that the “rush” you feel after you buy something la...
00:34, 2019-06-21

Texas Shooter Bought Gun In Private Sale After Purchase Ban: Report The gunman who killed seven people and wounded 23 others in a rampage across West Texas on Saturday obtained the assault-style rifle used through a private sale after he was banned from having a......
05:51, 2019-09-04

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal. ...
19:17, 2019-06-20

Gerber's Essential Suspension Multi-Plier Is a Do-It-All $20 Prime Day Purchase Gerber’s suspension multi-plier features 12 tools in one package, meaning you’re spending less than $2 per function for Prime Day. If you don’t already own one, you should take this opportunity to rectify that. If you do, buy some more to give away as gifts....
04:51, 2019-07-17

Greenland says it’s 'open for business, not for sale' after Trump purchase report Greenland dismissed reports that U.S. President Donald Trump has thought about purchasing the world’s biggest island, saying it “open for business, not for sale.”...
22:00, 2019-08-16

U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system last week....
22:51, 2019-07-17

West Ham break club record with £45m purchase of Sébastien Haller • French striker joins from Eintracht Frankfurt on five-year deal• Haller’s transfer eclipses fee paid for Felipe Anderson last yearWest Ham have announced the signing of Sébastien Haller from Eintracht Frankfurt for a club-record fee that it is understood could rise to €50m (£45m).The 25-year-old s...
22:51, 2019-07-17

These Delta credit cards offer big rewards on your next big tech purchase STOP! Before you make that big money tech purchase (perhaps your eye has been caught by the potentially $45,000 new Mac Pro), it's worth pausing to consider whether grabbing a reward-heavy credit card to buy it with is worth the trouble. Especially since Delta Air Lines have launched a new set ...
22:51, 2019-06-04

"We're Not For Sale", Greenland Tells Trump Amid Reports Of Purchase Greenland on Friday dismissed the notion that it might be up for sale after reports that US President Donald Trump had privately discussed with his advisers the idea of buying the world's biggest......
18:34, 2019-08-16

Germany approved for $122M guided missile purchase through U.S., NATO The U.S. State Department approved the possible $122 million sale of 91 Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles and up to eight Captive Air Training Missiles to Germany through the NATO Support and Procurement Agency....
18:17, 2019-07-01

Nawaz Sharif Quizzed in Jail Over Purchase Of Bulletproof Vehicles A team of Pakistan's top anti-graft body has quizzed deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Kot Lakhpat Jail for over two hours over the illegal purchase and use of more than 30 bulletproof government......
01:51, 2019-05-29

Pfizer gains new cancer drugs in $11.4B purchase of Array BioPharma Pfizer, the firm behind prescription drugs from anxiety medication Zoloft to Viagra, agreed Monday to pay $11.4 billion for Array BioPharma and its cutting-edge treatments for colon and rectal cancers....
04:17, 2019-06-18

"Can't Purchase Justice," Furious Top Court Tells Gautam Khaitan "Justice cannot be purchased like this", a furious Supreme Court said on Wednesday while coming down heavily on VVIP chopper scam accused Gautam Khaitan in a case related to the black money law....
19:17, 2019-09-11

Macy's will let you save a whopping $60 with the purchase of two Amazon Echo Dot units Amazon's third-generation Echo Dot is not typically very pricey, fetching $49.99 with essentially the same smart features in tow as the "standard" $100 second-gen Echo. But for a limited time, Amazon's diminutive smart speaker can be purchased at a massive 40 percent discount. Even better, new Amazo...
17:00, 2019-06-07

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Sanders, Warren blast Sinclair’s purchase of Disney RSNs A trio of Democratic presidential hopefuls are urging close scrutiny of Disney’s $10.6 billion sale of its 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative-leaning TV station owner. In a letter this week, US Sens. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker asked the Depa...
22:00, 2019-06-27

Britain's Charles Taylor agrees purchase deal to go private British insurance services firm Charles Taylor Plc said on Thursday it agreed to a 261 million pounds($325.15 million)takeover by a firm backed by private equity firm Lovell Minnick Partners....
07:00, 2019-09-19

Rare birds, including brown pelican, attract admirers in wake of hurricane Dorian A brown pelican in Glace Bay, along Cape Breton's east coast, is among the rarest, and has yielded numerous images as it preens and walks along a local wharf....
23:34, 2019-09-20

Trade union holds up Silicon Valley residential project over potential threat to birds A California trade union is seeking to block a major residential construction project in the heart of housing-starved Silicon Valley, claiming there will be a bloodbath of birds due to the proposed building's reflective windows....
13:00, 2019-06-08

Viola Davis' Daughter Genesis Steals the Show at the Angry Birds Movie 2 Premiere Viola Davis attended the premiere of The Angry Birds Movie 2 on Saturday but the real star of the red carpet was her daughter, Genesis Tennon. The 9-year-old is also a star in the movie......
07:00, 2019-08-12

Light pollution may increase risk of West Nile virus jumping from birds to humans The risk of West Nile virus spreading among animal populations and making the jump from birds to humans may be greater in areas with light pollution....
22:51, 2019-07-24

U.S. official says China far short of soybean purchase pledge after small sale China has purchased about only half the U.S. soybeans it pledged to buy earlier this year, a U.S. Department of Agriculture official said on Thursday, after a small sale was reported amid the two countries' escalating trade war....
01:17, 2019-08-23

UPDATE 2-U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system last week....
00:17, 2019-07-18

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defense purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
07:00, 2019-07-15

Pentagon removing Turkey from F-35 program after its purchase of Russian missile defense The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system last week....
21:51, 2019-07-17

German woman caught attempting to purchase car with home-printed money A German woman attempted to purchase a vehicle at a car dealership in the southwestern German city of Kaiserslautern on Friday, using counterfeit currency she printed at home....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Huddle House announces plans to purchase Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Atlanta-based Huddle House, Inc. announced it plans to buy Perkins Restaurant & Bakery. The move comes after Perkins filed for bankruptcy protection.       ...
07:17, 2019-09-13

Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million purchase of M-Pesa rights from Vodafone Kenya's Safaricom will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the popular M-Pesa mobile financial services platform from Britain's Vodafone, Safaricom's CEO said on Thursday....
18:34, 2019-05-23

NRA chief sought purchase of $6 million mansion in wake of Parkland shooting The gun-rights group said the proposed purchase of a $6 million estate, which was not completed, was the idea of its longtime ad firm. The firm rejects that, saying LaPierre sought the property in the Dallas suburb....
11:51, 2019-08-08

Trump postpones meeting with Danish PM after she dismisses offer to purchase Greenland U.S. President Donald Trump said he has postponed a meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Fredricksen due to her lack of interest in his offer to purchase Greenland....
12:51, 2019-08-21

Trump, Pompeo reviewing U.S. response to Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are reviewing their options for responding to Turkey's recent purchase of the Russian S-400 air defense system, the State Department said on Tuesday....
22:34, 2019-07-16

HUD Secretary Ben Carson cleared in watchdog's probe of $31,000 dining room set purchase The watchdog's spokesperson highlighted the fact that the watchdog's report makes no recommendations to HUD, since it found no evidence of misconduct....
23:51, 2019-09-12

Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400s does not change strategic orientation: minister Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 missile systems does not mean a change of the country's strategic orientation, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar told his U.S. counterpart by phone on Friday, adding that the acquisition was a necessity....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Victims of Dylann Roof mass shooting can sue U.S. over his gun purchase: appeals court A federal appeals court said on Friday that survivors of a 2015 mass shooting at a South Carolina church can sue the U.S. government over its alleged negligence in allowing Dylann Roof to buy the gun he used to kill nine African-Americans....
23:34, 2019-08-30

Oklahoma man faces animal cruelty charges after authorities discover garage full of malnourished birds (KFOR) A man could soon be facing animal cruelty charges after a large group of malnourished parrots was seized from his Oklahoma City home. Neighbors say about 15 parrots have been kept in their neighbor’s garage for years, until now. “My friends would be like, what’s that chirping nois...
08:00, 2019-07-03

Donald Trump pulls F-35 sale from Turkey after Russian missile defense purchase President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States will not sell Turkey any F-35 jets after the Middle Eastern country purchased a Russian missile defense system....
22:34, 2019-07-16

The last living nun who fought Katy Perry's purchase of LA convent says the singer 'has blood on her hands' Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images, Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP A nun who fought off Katy Perry's purchase of a Los Angeles convent isn't giving up on the feud. Sister Rita Callanan said Perry has "blood on her hands" after the battle for the property, which began in 2015. This marks the...
03:51, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 3-Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defence purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defence systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
08:17, 2019-07-15

After Epic purchase, Psyonix removes random loot boxes from Rocket League Yeeeeeehawwwww! (credit: Psyonix) Players looking for specific cosmetic items in Rocket League will have an easier time buying them directly in the near future. That's because developer Psyonix has announced that later this year, it will "remove all paid, randomized Crates from Rocket League, repl...
19:00, 2019-08-07

UPDATE 3-Elliott questions AT&T's Time Warner purchase, calls for asset sales Activist investor Elliott Management Corp on Monday questioned AT&T Inc's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner and called for the wireless carrier to sell non-core businesses to boost its stock price, driving its shares their highest in a year....
16:34, 2019-09-09

UPDATE 1-Walmex says Mexican competition authority opposes Walmart's Cornershop purchase Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, said on Tuesday that the nation's Federal Competition Commission opposes its parent company Walmart Inc's acquisition of grocery delivery platform Cornershop....
05:34, 2019-06-05

Recep Tayyip Erdogan expects F-35 jets 'sooner or later' despite Russian missiles purchase Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday he expects F-35 jets will be delivered "sooner or later" to his nation despite a deal with Russia to purchase the S-400 surface-to-air missile system....
22:34, 2019-05-21

CORRECTED-Walmex says Mexican competition authority opposes Walmart's Cornershop purchase Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, said on Tuesday that the nation's Federal Competition Commission opposes its parent company Walmart's acquisition of grocery delivery platform Cornershop....
05:34, 2019-06-05

Trump boots Turkey from F-35 program after its purchase of Russian-made missile system The White House said the Russian-made S-400 system could be used to collect sensitive data on the F-35 program, making Turkey's continued participation "impossible."        ...
23:51, 2019-07-17

Air Canada raises Transat purchase offer, secures support of largest stakeholder The new deal sees Air Canada spending $18 per share, rather than $13, bringing the total offer to roughly $720 million, up from a previously announced bid worth $520 million....
04:00, 2019-08-12

China makes biggest U.S. sorghum purchase since April as trade talks resume China made its biggest purchase of U.S. sorghum since April last week, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data issued on Thursday, as Washington and Beijing revive discussions to end their trade war....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Trump Says He Canceled Denmark Trip Because PM’s Response to Greenland Purchase Plan Was ‘Nasty’ (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — President Donald Trump does not appreciate Denmark’s rejection of his idea to buy Greenland. The American leader told reporters on Wednesday that “all they had to say was, ‘No, we’d rather not do that.'” Instead, Danish Prime Minister Mette...
21:00, 2019-08-21

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after it detected a UFO near the North Korean border — it turned out to be a bunch of birds Reuters South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Monday after it detected an unidentified flying object near the border with North Korea. But it turns out the unidentified object was just a flock of birds. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Ending a br...
01:00, 2019-07-02

Every twist and turn in Katy Perry's bitter legal battle with nuns over her purchase of their former convent Amy Harris/Invision/AP Katy Perry has been embroiled in a legal battle with the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary since 2014. The pop star tried to purchase a Los Angeles estate that used to be a convent, but two former residents rejected her as a potential buyer. The Archdiocese of Los Angel...
02:34, 2019-06-12

Qantas expects final purchase proposals for Sydney-London jets from Airbus, Boeing by Aug Qantas Airways Ltd has asked Airbus SE and Boeing Co to present their "best and final offer" for planes capable of flying 21-hours non-stop from Sydney to London by August, the airline's chief executive said on Monday....
03:51, 2019-06-03

U.S. kicks NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program over purchase of Russian defence system "Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible," a White House statement said....
11:00, 2019-07-18

How President Trump Is Undercutting Pompeo in a Dispute Over Turkey’s Purchase of a Russian Missile System During his two and a half years in the Trump Administration, Mike Pompeo has mostly managed to stay on President Donald Trump’s good side, even as other senior officials have come and gone. But the Secretary of State’s relationship with the President is now being tested after an apparent...
06:00, 2019-08-03

As rates drop, mortgage refinancing surges but home purchase loans remain tepid Homeowners scramble to refinance mortgages as rates hit the lowest level in 17 months. But mortgage applications for home purchase rose just 0.5%.        ...
00:51, 2019-06-06

Sweetgreen sets its sights on dinner with purchase of meal delivery service Galley Foods The acquisition is a first for Sweetgreen, which was founded 12 years ago by three Georgetown University graduates and has grown into a $1 billion chain with 90 locations....
19:51, 2019-06-11

Pentagon to stop training Turkish pilots on F-35s as dispute over purchase of Russian system escalates Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said the U.S. will block the sale of 100 aircraft to Turkey if Ankara proceeds with the purchase of the air defense system from Moscow....
03:34, 2019-06-08

Are digital experiences now more powerful than 'live' events? How can retail and event organizers entice attendance and purchase? Our connected world is now in many ways more engaging than 'being there' and this is a huge problem for retail and event organizers as they attempt to justify travel and expense to attend live events and shopping expeditions...
22:34, 2019-09-09

Trump says US won't sell F-35 jets to Turkey, blames Obama for country's Russian missile system purchase President Trump has announced that the U.S. is going to halt sales of its F-35 stealth fighter jet to Turkey because the country received a new missile defense system from Russia – an exchange he claims was spurred by actions from the Obama administration....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Fallout 4 Mod Lets You Pet Any Dog Fallout 4 first came out in 2015, and it shows. In the base game, you can only pet a single dog—your dog, Dogmeat—and you can only do it once, during a cut-scene. 2019, emboldened by the Can You Pet The Dog Twitter account, will not stand, sit, lie down, shake, or roll over for that. Thankfully, mod...
03:51, 2019-09-17

Here's one way San Francisco is a shining example San Francisco just proved that even under challenging conditions, a city doesn't have to sell its soul or sell out its taxpayers in order to broaden its tax base....
10:00, 2019-08-28

San Francisco Set to Ban E-Cigarettes San Francisco is expected to become the first city in the U.S. to ban e-cigarettes this week, a move that will likely pit the city against one of its fastest-growing startups: Juul Labs....
03:00, 2019-06-24

Want to rent in San Francisco for $1,175 a month? People starting out their careers in expensive cities are used to sharing apartments. Now, they’re sharing rooms.       ...
21:34, 2019-07-12

San Francisco set to become first US city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco has edged towards becoming the first US city to ban sales of e-cigarettes, as well as the manufacturing and distribution of them on city property. A preliminary vote saw city supervisors unanimously approve a ban on e-cigarettes the Foo......
21:00, 2019-06-19

FogCam Is Signing Off in San Francisco Long before streaming video, it captured images of campus life every 20 seconds. The quirky project, believed to be the longest-running public webcam, will shut down at the end of August....
22:51, 2019-08-20

Why Software Needs to Escape from San Francisco Think of every city as a platform—each new platform opens up the possibility to explore new ideas. It's time to give other platforms a chance to change the world....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Opera's New Web Browser Lets You Set CPU, RAM Limits Opera Software has released a new web browser targeted at gamers. Opera GX lets users control CPU and RAM usage using a new panel built inside the browser....
17:00, 2019-06-12

This app lets you donate, interact with the homeless In November of 2015, Jonathan Kumar stood on a street corner in Seattle and watched wincingly as a man begged for twenty minutes and not a single car opened a window for him. “He stood there painfully, seeking diabetes medication for his feet after recently ending up on the street,” Kumar, who was w...
04:34, 2019-08-10

The wearable LEX chair lets you sit where you want – but will it catch on? A pair of aluminium legs that you strap to your bum could be the solution for people who find there are not enough chairs in the world. As long as they don’t mind looking ridiculousOn Wednesday night, the Tech Insider Twitter account made a simple statement: “This wearable chair could change how we ...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Dozens of birds fall from the sky like 'a horror movie.' They were poisoned, experts say Sarah King, founder of local nonprofit Casper's Bird Rescue, was contacted by a member of her staff who discovered corella birds falling out of nearby trees and the sky.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-12

‘Angry Birds’ creators sue LA chicken chain ‘Angry Birdz’ for stealing logo The makers of Angry Birds are crying fowl after a Los Angeles chicken chain allegedly cribbed their name and logo. Rovio Entertainment, which owns the game, claims David and Mary Mkhitaryan are profiting off the game’s popularity after the couple named their restaurant chain, “Angry Bird...
06:01, 2019-06-23

Wait, is 'Angry Birds 2' actually good? Critics admit the sequel is bird-tastic fun Critics can't help but laugh at the antics in "The Angry Birds Movie 2," which has a menacing, ice-ball hurling eagle named Zeta (Leslie Jones).        ...
16:00, 2019-08-14

How 'Microcracks' Undermined San Francisco's New Bus Terminal A cracked beam forced the $2.2 billion terminal’s closure after six weeks. Unraveling why required physics, metallurgy, and engineers with nerves of steel....
17:17, 2019-08-10

PG&E Shouldn't Leave Its Heart in San Francisco The city’s offer for parts of the bankrupt utility wouldn’t solve much for PG&E, and California’s other residents have a lot to lose. San Francisco’s own power consumers should be wary as well....
20:17, 2019-09-11

San Francisco set to become first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco is set to become the first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes after city supervisors voted unanimously in favor of the ordinance on Tuesday. A final vote to pass the measure is expected next week. San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance amending the health cod...
03:34, 2019-06-19

Pirates finish off series win in San Francisco The Pittsburgh Pirates used triples from Cole Tucker and starting pitcher Joe Musgrove to build a lead, then got a home run from Jacob Stallings as insurance in a 4-2 win over the host San Francisco Giants on Thursday afternoon....
02:51, 2019-09-13

Juan Francisco Estrada defends Juan Francisco Estrada puts the WBC super-flyweight title on the line against North Carolina’s Dewayne Beamon in Hermosillo, writes Daniel Herbert The post Juan Francisco Estrada defends appeared first on Boxing News....
13:51, 2019-08-20

San Francisco protects cigarettes to own the vapers Awash in needles, human feces, and facing one of the worst housing crises in the country, San Francisco's Board of Supervisors has decided vaping is public enemy number one....
11:34, 2019-06-21

San Francisco becomes 1st major US city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco became the first major U.S. city Tuesday to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes that have not undergone the required Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review....
21:34, 2019-06-27

A rat-infested pop-up bar is opening up in San Francisco later this month Guests who dare venture to the Rat Bar will have a half-hour to play with their newfound rodent buddies.        ...
12:34, 2019-06-03

The Man Behind San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is Working on More. Way More. Brian Hofer, a paralegal who drafted the ordinance, is pushing for anti-surveillance measures across California. He has already gotten more than two dozen approved....
15:01, 2019-05-21

iOS 13 lets you know if you're deleting apps with active subscriptions Over the past few months, Apple made changes to iOS subscriptions in an effort to make them more user-friendly and transparent. Now, MacStories EIC Federico Viticci has unearthed another subscription-related feature rolling out with iOS 13. Apparentl......
15:00, 2019-06-18

An Airline Lets You Book Flights On WhatsApp. For $25. "Just text me." That's the pitch Spirit Airlines is making to customers looking to book flights on the go. Starting Sept. 1, customers can message the discount carrier over WhatsApp to start making......
11:00, 2019-08-28

Fallout 76 Lets You Battle Royale In The ’Burbs Fallout 76's Patch 13 is now live, and the update is great for fans of battle royales and bad for fans of not spending money on microtransactions. If both of those things describe you, well, there’s good news and bad news....
05:34, 2019-09-12

EE now lets you watch BBC iPlayer and YouTube without using up your data Getting more free data when on the move is always welcome and that's especially true when it comes to streaming video. Well, BBC iPlayer and YouTube are both now completely data-allowance free for EE users with the Video Data Pass. EE's Video Data Pass now includes BBC iPlayer and You...
22:51, 2019-06-18

Creepy deepfake AI lets you put words into someone else's mouth Researchers are showing off a creepy new software that uses machine learning to allow people to add, delete or change the words coming out of someone's mouth....
22:17, 2019-06-11

A New Way To Erase Ink Lets You Reuse Printouts Without Recycling Yes, it’s great that your office put a blue bin next to the copy machine so unwanted print outs don’t end up in the trash. But recycling paper still takes its toll on the environment, so researchers at Rutgers have come up with a new way to erase ink off a printed page, allowing it to be run through...
19:51, 2019-06-27

ActionDash 4.0 lets you set a schedule for 'focus mode' Earlier this year, ActionDash added "focus mode" to its list of features to help you cut down on screentime even more. By doing so, the digital wellbeing app was able to offer the functionality before Google rolls out its own version with Android Q l......
09:34, 2019-08-10

This DIY Implant Lets You Stream Movies From Inside Your Leg Biohackers inserted a device—a hard drive plus router—into their legs. They say it could improve data security, but it also raises knotty legal issues....
07:17, 2019-08-31

Dallas Keuchel lets one get away in Braves debut WASHINGTON — Dallas Keuchel enjoyed being back on the mound after than a longer-than-expected wait between major league starts. He would have been happier if a three-run lead hadn’t slipped away. Keuchel labored through five innings in his Atlanta debut, coughing up that 3-0 lead as the Braves...
22:51, 2019-06-22

Mets’ bullpen lets another game get out of hand Once Noah Sydnergaard gave up four runs through the first five innings Friday night, Mickey Callaway looked to his bullpen to give his team some life as they trailed the Dodgers. The relievers didn’t give the manager much relief. The Mets’ beleaguered bullpen gave up five hits (including a home run)...
19:00, 2019-09-14

Microsoft Azure now lets you set up your own private servers Microsoft has announced the preview launch of a new cloud service called that will allow customers to run their virtual machines on single-tenant physical services.The company says that Azure Dedicated Host could be quite useful for businesses running loads of virtual machines that don't want t...
03:34, 2019-08-03

A 38-disc set lets you hear Woodstock’s stage A 38-disc box sets lets you hear virtually everything that was onstage at Woodstock 50 years ago -- from transcendent musical performances to warnings about bad acid...
14:00, 2019-08-16

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosing. Bear in mind though, the Nightly build is the l...
16:34, 2019-05-24

This incredible app lets you control your iPhone with your eyes A few years back, Samsung made an effort to popularize an ‘eye-tracking’ feature on its line of Galaxy flagships. It was a novel idea, but it didn’t exactly take the world by storm. While such a feature didn’t quite resonate with a mainstream audience, that’s not to see...
05:51, 2019-09-02

Pose lets Blanca be the hero of her own story Early on in “Worth It,” Angel sits Blanca down and tells her she needs a makeover. She’s being practical and a little harsh but ultimately comes from a place of love. Angel points out that Blanca probably won’t be able to rent a space to start her own nail salon unless she can pass as cis. She pokes...
19:34, 2019-06-19

This App Lets Your Instagram Followers Track Your Location By aggregating data from geotagged posts and stories, Who's in Town can paint a detailed picture of the habits and haunts of anyone with a Instagram account....
00:51, 2019-07-20

Amazon's 'Live Mode' lets you try on makeup via its app Cosmetics giant L'Oreal announced last year that it was buying augmented reality beauty app maker ModiFace. Since then it's deployed virtual makeup try-ons across a number of its own brands, allowing shoppers to test different shades of makeup in a l......
20:51, 2019-06-04

Mario Maker 2 Lets You Feel Like A Speedrunner Psst—hey, you! Do you want to be a Mario speedrunning genius? Okay, you might not be able to, but Super Mario Maker 2 can make you feel like one—thanks to both the cool features Nintendo has included, and a certain type of user-created level that’s becoming quite popular....
00:34, 2019-07-10

Cyclist Lets Up Right Before The Finish Line, Loses Allow Lucy Kennedy to show you what the horror of losing looks like at the Giro Rosa in the final meter of Stage 3 on Sunday. If it’s not miscounting the laps, it’s easing up before the finish line. Why do athletes do this?!...
19:51, 2019-07-09

Best celebrity photos of August: Teen Choice Awards, 'Angry Birds Movie 2' premiere From rockin' concerts to glam red carpets, here's how celebrities are celebrating the home stretch of summer.        ...
20:00, 2019-08-19

This Compact System Lets Scientists See Biological Molecules in a Whole New Way Researchers have combined laser techniques and an ingenious detection scheme in order to create a powerful new molecule-imaging system—a quicker, easier way to determine the identity of microscopic molecules. Basically, it’s an advanced yet surprisingly simple microscope.Read more......
21:51, 2019-06-07

Uber Eats now lets you preorder the food you want to eat in a restaurant Uber has introduced a brand new feature of its food delivery service that involves absolutely no food delivery whatsoever. Instead of having a driver pick up your order and bring it to your home, the new Uber Eats feature lets place food preorders with your favorite restaurants before you actually a...
21:51, 2019-07-03

Roku just announced a $180 soundbar that also lets you stream video Roku announced a $180 Smart Soundbar on Wednesday that can improve the audio of your TV while also offering full Roku player support so you don't need a separate Roku box....
21:17, 2019-09-04

Sonos Move lets you take Google Assistant and Alexa anywhere The Sonos Move is Sonos' first portable smart speaker, and it's chock full of features like Bluetooth connectivity and auto-tuning Trueplay technology.Read More...
21:00, 2019-09-05

Black Ops 4's Blackout Mode Now Lets You Play As A Zombie, But It Just Isn't Fun Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 lets players die and respawn as zombies in the new “Pandemic” Blackout mode. Unfortunately, even an entire horde of zombie players are at a disadvantage in this limited-time mode....
04:34, 2019-08-13

Coinbase lets you copy its top cryptocurrency traders with new tool Coinbase has today launched a tool that enables users to see information based on the activity of its top traders.  As part of the new launch, customers will see the anonymized data of the top 10 percent of users and can use the information to create their own cryptocurrency investment strategy. Dat...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Westworld VR Game Lets You Play as a Host Through Season 2 At Gamescom 2019, HBO and VR game studio Survios announced Westworld Awakening, a single-player narrative-driven VR experience that lets you play through the events of Westworld season 2 as a host......
15:17, 2019-08-20

Judge lets man sue police who arrested him for parody page A lawsuit can go forward for a man who created a Facebook page riddled with insensitive remarks that parodied an Ohio police department. The Facebook page, which landed the man in jail, is protected by the First Amendment, the Sixth Circuit ruled unanimously this week, as reported by the ABA Journal...
20:34, 2019-08-05

Comcast has developed a remote that lets you control a TV with your eyes Comcast has created a system for controlling a TV with nothing more than a glance. The system, called Xfinity X1 eye control, is designed for people living with physical disabilities that prevent them using a conventional remote.Xfinity X1 is a web-based remote that works with existing gaze-tracking...
17:34, 2019-06-17

Analogue’s DAC lets gamers play their throwback consoles on CRT TVs When you hear the term "DAC," you probably think of the gadgets that audiophiles use to convert digital audio data to headphone-compatible signals. Analogue's DAC, though, converts digital video data to analog signals, allowing gamers to play retro H......
22:17, 2019-09-13

Twitter's latest test lets you follow topics Twitter isn't relenting in its eagerness to test new features. The social site has begun testing an option to follow topics in addition to people. You'll have to pick from a list of topics curated by Twitter, starting with sports, but it should exp......
01:17, 2019-08-14

In Defense of Justify, Bob Baffert Lets Others Do the Talking for a Change The Hall of Fame trainer declined to comment on a drug test report, but his lawyer said contamination had led to detection of a banned substance in Justify weeks before he began his run to the 2018 Triple Crown....
09:17, 2019-09-13

Hearing Loss? A New Device Lets You Feel Sound Neuroscientist David Eagleman has built a Fitbit-style wearable that helps people with hearing impairments experience the audible world through vibrations....
04:00, 2019-09-06

Watch Dogs: Legion lets you play as anyone with permadeath Watch Dogs: Legion is coming soon. It takes place in a post-Brexit London where things are ... bad. And you can play as almost any character.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Yelp now lets you personalize its app based on lifestyle and diet Yelp is rolling out new options for personalization today, meaning you’ll tell the app about your dietary and lifestyle preferences, and it’ll spit back appropriately-tailored search results — in theory, anyway. If you log into Yelp today, you might find that you have the option to add “preferences....
03:00, 2019-08-28

Facebook lets you (sorta) control what info it gets from other sites Facebook is offering new privacy tools that allow users to personally manage how much dirt on your browsing and spending habits Facebook gets from other websites — in theory, at least. Have you ever been browsing Facebook and noticed an ad for something you were looking up on another website not fiv...
05:34, 2019-08-21

Sam Barlow’s Telling Lies lets you spy on the lives of 4 liars Sam Barlow's Telling Lies requires you to sift through NSF surveillance data to uncover a bunch of lies in a tangled web with one big truth.Read More...
04:51, 2019-06-24

Amazon now lets you opt out of having people review your Alexa recordings The practice of having human beings review digital assistant recordings for quality control purposes is back in the news, and following Apple's pausing of the process, Amazon has also decided to let users opt out of the reviews.Bloomberg reports on the change in policy that happened on Friday, ...
12:17, 2019-08-03

Apple lets loose first-ever MacBook Pro with an 8-core processor Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro now officially supports Intel's latest 9th-generation Core processors (CPUs) – specifically, one of its 8-core Intel Core i9 parts at the highest end of its 15-inch configuration. The 8-core MBP is real.The news comes unceremoniously via a press release f...
06:01, 2019-05-22

Italy lets 27 minors off migrant ship after loosening ban Under political heat, Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini loosened ban Saturday to let 27 unaccompanied minors off stranded migrant rescue ship....
22:17, 2019-08-17

Discord’s ‘Go Live’ lets gamers stream to up to 10 people Imagine streaming a game on Twitch, but only to your closest friends. Gaming chat platform Discord is launching a new feature, Go Live, that will let users stream games directly to 10 other people. Users can view your stream either through the deskto......
09:34, 2019-08-10

FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy? Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be more transparent....
01:17, 2019-07-18

Destiny 2’s Latest Exploit Lets You Farm Materials By Doing Nothing For the entire five-year span of Destiny’s existence as a series, players have been looking for ways to exploit it. Any old Destiny head will speak fondly of the days we had Loot Caves and cheesed bosses without shame. In the pantheon of cheap Destiny exploits, the latest Destiny 2 scheme for scorin...
23:34, 2019-07-16

Dropbox Transfer lets you send up to 100GB of files at once Sharing files through Dropbox is not a new concept. For years, the company has made it pretty easy to share any file or folder stored in your Dropbox with others, regardless of whether or not they have an account of their own. A new feature called Dr......
17:17, 2019-07-09

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

New Windows 10 preview lets you go passwordless and improves Your Phone app Windows 10 has seen the release of a new preview build for those in the fast ring testing the update due to land in the first half of 2020.Build 18936 ushers in a passwordless sign-in system for the Microsoft account(s) on your device, meaning rather than a traditional password, you can use your fin...
14:00, 2019-07-11

This new photo AI lets you add, delete, and edit objects with one click In the past couple of years, photo editing software has evolved a lot. With new AI capabilities, it’s now easier to manipulate snaps according to your need. But this new AI made by the researchers from MIT and IBM lets you add, edit, or remove an object just with a click. In the past couple of years...
09:34, 2019-07-01

Ms. Monopoly game lets women make more money than men Monopoly released its latest version, Ms. Monopoly, calling it "the first game where women make more than men."       ...
11:00, 2019-09-10

Github lets you donate to your favorite developers and apps GitHub announced today that it is opening up the beta of GitHub Sponsors, a new feature that will let users financially support their favorite developers and open source applications. The digital tip jar will operate similarly to Patreon, with donors......
11:34, 2019-05-24

‘Chasing the Cure’ lets patients crowdsource a diagnosis Oversharing health woes on social media may finally do us some good. A new show, “Chasing the Cure,” features patients broadcasting their medical mysteries and unsolvable ailments, then “crowdsourcing” medical expertise to find answers — all on live TV. It’s as though the popular aughts TV drama “Ho...
05:34, 2019-08-06

Watch: This "Crazy Rat Lady" Lets Critters Crawl All Over Her At London's upmarket Hampstead, Veronica Diaz lives with her seven rats, a cat and a hamster. The self-proclaimed "crazy rat lady" reveals that the much-maligned rodents are allowed to cuddle with......
17:34, 2019-05-23

Vodafone Now Lets You Add 5 Family Members to Its Rs. 999 Postpaid Plan Vodafone has launched Rs. 999, Rs. 899, Rs. 749, Rs. 598, Rs. 499, and Rs. 399 postpaid plans with unlimited voice calls and up to 200GB data benefits....
15:34, 2019-06-06

Spotify lets you add 15-second song clips to Facebook Stories Beginning today, Spotify will let users share 15-second clips of Spotify songs on their Facebook Stories. If followers tap on the preview, they'll be transferred to Spotify, where they can listen to the rest of the track. The change is geared toward......
02:00, 2019-08-31

Florida law lets autonomous vehicles drive without humans TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Self-driving vehicles will be able to operate in Florida without a human on board under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. DeSantis signed the measure Thursday at a test track for autonomous vehicles. The governor says he wants companies testing the vehicles to m...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Dragon Quest XI On Switch Lets You Make NPCs Lie This week, Nintendo put out a demo for the Switch version of Dragon Quest XI, and it’s got at least a few new features we didn’t know about before. My favorite has to be the toggle that makes townspeople lie....
19:17, 2019-08-23

Statue of Liberty Museum lets you check her out from head to toe “Head, shoulders, knees and toes … knees and toes … eyes and ears and mouth and nose … ” I couldn’t help thinking of the children’s ditty while visiting the new Statue of Liberty Museum, just steps away from America’s great symbol of freedom. Here, kids can clamber over and s...
01:34, 2019-05-25

Court lets stand Kentucky abortion law on ultrasounds FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court said Friday it won’t reconsider a ruling that upheld a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients prior to abortions. Kentucky’s anti-abortion governor, Republican Matt Bevin, hailed the decision. ...
03:51, 2019-06-29

SiriusXM lets you customize music stations with Pandora SiriusXM will finally let some subscribers create personalized music stations with Pandora, nearly six months after it acquired the streaming music company. The company today announced a slew of upgrades, including access to customized music stations......
04:51, 2019-07-11

San Francisco closer to banning e-cigarette sales San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes. (June 18)        ...
12:34, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 4-San Francisco makes $2.5 bln bid for PG&E's electric system San Francisco has offered $2.5 billion to buy PG&E Corp's power lines and other electrical system infrastructure serving the city, they said on Sunday, eight months after the utility sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection....
05:00, 2019-09-09

San Francisco declares NRA 'domestic terrorist organization' An "epidemic of gun violence" has prompted San Francisco Council to officially label the National Rifle Association a "terrorist organization." The move sparked a war of words with weapons advocates....
15:34, 2019-09-05

San Francisco Declares the N.R.A. a ‘Domestic Terrorist Organization’ The city’s lawmakers unanimously passed the resolution in response to recent mass shootings. The National Rifle Association called it a worthless “sound-bite remedy.”...
06:00, 2019-09-05

'There's still hope' – behind gentrification drama The Last Black Man in San Francisco Director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails discuss their buzzy, award-winning film that looks at a city they love as it falls further from their graspThe Last Black Man in San Francisco, the debut film from director Joe Talbot and star/partner/friend Jimmie Fails, is about a city in danger of disappe...
09:51, 2019-06-08

UPDATE 3-San Francisco makes $2.5 bln bid for PG&E's electric system The city of San Francisco has offered to buy PG&E Corp's power lines and other electrical system infrastructure serving the city for $2.5 billion, according to the utility, which sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in January....
01:34, 2019-09-09

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Remembers the Heart of the City Reading the script for The Last Black Man in San Francisco was like experiencing an earthquake, actor Johnathan Majors says. Strange at first, even surreal....
03:34, 2019-06-22

NRA sues San Francisco over 'terrorist organization' label The National Rifle Association (NRA) sued San Francisco on Monday, saying a declaration by the city's Board of Supervisors that officials should limit businesses linked to the NRA because it is a "terrorist organization" was effectively a blacklist....
10:34, 2019-09-10

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Shows a City in Flux Where, or what, is home? That question has as many answers as there are humans to ponder it. In The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Joe Talbot’s odd and wonderful debut film, two young black men, best friends and natives of that often romanticized yet deeply complicated city, take a semi-dila...
21:34, 2019-06-06

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: San Francisco 49ers Some people are fans of the San Francisco 49ers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the San Francisco 49ers. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
20:00, 2019-07-23

San Francisco weighs 1st US city ban on e-cigarette sales SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering whether to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes. It’s part of an effort to crack down on youth vaping. The supervisors will vote Tuesday on measures to ban the sale ...
09:51, 2019-06-18

The Last Black Man In San Francisco is a delightful, overstuffed ode to the City By The Bay The Last Black Man In San Francisco feels like an expulsion of everything director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails have ever wanted to say about their hometown. As childhood friends who grew up in the Bay Area, Talbot and Fails have watched their city irrevocably change over the years through gentr...
03:34, 2019-06-06

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agencies....
06:17, 2019-05-31

NRA sues San Francisco over 'domestic terrorist' designation The National Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco, decrying a classification it placed on the gun-rights group as a "terrorist" organization....
13:00, 2019-09-11

Juan Francisco Estrada is a star in the making But Juan Francisco Estrada will need tougher tests than this to shine brightly, writes Jack Hirsch The post Juan Francisco Estrada is a star in the making appeared first on Boxing News....
08:34, 2019-08-27

The Latest: San Francisco closer to ban on e-cigarette sales SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco’s effort to ban sales of electronic cigarettes in the city (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes. S...
02:34, 2019-06-19

'Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?' Democrats swarm San Francisco Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates sparked cheers and applause in the streets of San Francisco on Saturday as they worked the crowds at the California party's state convention, a sign of the state's heft in upcoming nominating contests....
03:51, 2019-06-02

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits the sale of any e-cigarettes that have not yet received Food and Drug Administration clearance....
18:51, 2019-06-27

San Francisco Set to Approve First-of-Its-Kind Ban on E-Cigarette Sales The city of San Francisco has become the first in the U.S. to move to ban all sales of e-cigarettes in a unanimous vote by city supervisors, SFGate reported on Tuesday, in what officials characterized as an effort to fight back against youth vaping.Read more......
07:01, 2019-06-19

I'm San Francisco Chronicle Food Critic Soleil Ho and This Is How I Eat Most restaurant criticism is written for the rich, and for people who read reviews to validate their dining choices and impeccable taste, but Soleil Ho’s reviews are not for them. Just as she did with The Racist Sandwich Podcast (currently on hiatus) Soleil brings much needed thoughtfulness to the w...
20:34, 2019-09-06

San Francisco declares NRA a ‘domestic terrorist organization’ SAN FRANCISCO (KNTV) – San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution declaring the National Rifle Association a domestic terrorist organization. The resolution was introduced by supervisor Catherine Stefani in response to recent mass shootings across the country. &...
23:34, 2019-09-05

Trump says EPA to issue notice to San Francisco on homeless U.S. President Donald Trump said the Environmental Protection Agency will issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco on its homeless and other issues....
15:34, 2019-09-19

12 white men sue San Francisco police for race, sex bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twelve white male San Francisco police officers are suing the city, saying they were passed over for promotions because of their race and gender. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Wednesday that the lawsuit, which was filed Tuesday in federal court, is the latest round in a lo...
02:34, 2019-06-13

San Francisco police chief ‘sorry’ for raid on journalist SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief is apologizing for raiding a freelance journalist’s home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city’s former public defender. Chief William Scott told the San Francisco Chronicle on Frida...
04:34, 2019-05-25

Burger King's Impossible Whopper comes to San Francisco Burger King's journey to bring a meatless, yet tasty, burger to all of its restaurants is making a stop-off at San Francisco. From today, the Impossible Burger -- in the form of an Impossible Whopper -- is available at the 111 Burger King restaurants......
12:51, 2019-06-10

San Francisco's Office Shortage Is a Problem for Big Tech Rapid growth of big technology companies is pushing demand for San Francisco office space to new heights, leading firms to go to unusual extremes to grab workspace....
15:34, 2019-05-28

Karl the Fog: San Francisco's mysterious resident – in pictures Most instagram accounts rely on blue skies and sunshine, but Karl the Fog has amassed more than 200,000 followers with selfies depicting the grey mist that descends over the Bay city. Karl’s first book is published 11 June by Chronicle Books Continue reading......
22:00, 2019-06-10

San Francisco’s 25-year-old FogCam shuts down this month On August 30th, FogCam, the internet's oldest running web camera, will air its final transmission from its perch on top of San Francisco State University. Since 1994, the camera has allowed people from across the world to watch the coming and going o......
08:34, 2019-08-20

San Francisco vape ban could hinder war on tobacco, say UK experts US and British officials at odds over whether e-cigarettes boost smoking or help to quitSan Francisco’s ban on sales of e-cigarettes could set back the war on smoking, according to public health experts in the UK who are doing everything they can to promote vaping as a way to quit.As shopkeepers in ...
15:51, 2019-06-29

San Francisco using AI to make charging decisions colourblind Prosecutors in San Francisco are to use artificial intelligence to try to reduce racial bias when considering whether to charge suspects with a crime....
08:34, 2019-06-13

San Francisco’s least expensive home still costs $600G If a one-bedroom, one-bath cottage with no garage or backyard for over half-a-million dollars sounds like your cup of tea, then get our your checkbook....
19:51, 2019-09-15

4.3 magnitude earthquake hits San Francisco area A magnitude 4.3 earthquake reportedly shook San Francisco area Tuesday afternoon less than two weeks after the two large earthquakes hit Southern California....
11:00, 2019-07-17

San Francisco employs AI to reduce racial bias San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts. They are adopting a system that strips certain identifying details from police reports and leaves only key facts to govern charging decisions. (June 12)       ...
04:34, 2019-06-13

A San Francisco startup guide for international entrepreneurs San Francisco is hallowed ground for tech entrepreneurs. Every year thousands of founders travel to the city, set on starting the next unicorn. However, while the birthplace of Twitter and Uber certainly can provide connections, investors, and talent to help entrepreneurs take their businesses to th...
03:51, 2019-08-14

San Francisco to Get Environmental Violation for Homelessness, Trump Says President Trump said that San Francisco was in “total violation” of environmental rules because needles used by homeless people were ending up in the ocean....
08:00, 2019-09-19

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the United States....
02:34, 2019-07-02

GPS tracking and the streets of San Francisco: this is how one man makes art as he runs Frida Kahlo, pizza, California and more: Lenny Maughan tracks his runs to make art using the streets of San Francisco and a GPS app.       ...
21:34, 2019-08-02

To solve 'goose poop' problem, Denver plans to kill the birds and use the meat to feed needy families The city of Denver plans to catch and kill thousands of Canada geese and donate the meat to charitable organizations.        ...
07:34, 2019-07-04

Pumpkin Spice Purchase Protection: Krispy Kreme offering free pumpkin donuts with trade-in Krispy Kreme's Classic Pumpkin Spice Cake Doughnut and Pumpkin Spice Latte are back through Thanksgiving but for one week there are two special items.       ...
23:17, 2019-09-02

Uber Eats dine-in option lets you pre-order your food Uber Eats has a new option for those diners who want the ambiance of a restaurant but hate the wait. The company has unveiled a dine-in feature in some cities that lets customers pre-order food on the app and then eat at the restaurant, according to......
06:34, 2019-07-03

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whether it’s fresh-cut grass or the face of a loved one. For people who have lost a hand or arm, prosthetics may restore some functioning, but not the sens...
22:00, 2019-07-24

Dropbox Transfer lets you easily send up to 100GB files to anyone Dropbox has debuted a new file-transfer tool in beta called Dropbox Transfer, which lets you easily send up to 100GB worth of files to anyone.Read More...
18:51, 2019-07-09

New 'Off-Facebook' tool lets users hide tracks from advertisers Facebook launched a new tool Tuesday that allows users to clear out their browsing history for apps and websites away from the social network, which can be sold to advertisers....
07:34, 2019-08-21

Apple lets parental control app OurPact return to the App Store OurPact, one of the parental control apps Apple dropped from the App Store earlier this year, is now back on iOS. After The New York Times reported in April that Apple pulled or limited 11 of the 17 most popular parental control applications, the tec......
16:34, 2019-07-12

Fortnite's latest item lets you throw health at your teammates Never a week goes by without Epic Games adding something new to Fortnite. In the past month alone, we've seen the Storm Flip, Proximity Grenade Launcher and even an Air Jordan 1 collaboration. As you'd expect from a Battle Royale game, most of the ne......
15:00, 2019-06-18

Fallout 76’s Meat Week Lets You Grind For Loot By Barbecuing Live games have come up with all sorts of creative ways to repackage the grind of killing things over and over again in the hopes of earning rare loot. Fallout 76’s Meat Week cookouts are by far some of the strangest I’ve seen, and I absolutely love them....
05:51, 2019-08-08

Wilson Ramos lets bat do talking amid Syndergaard controversy Amid The Post’s report Monday that Noah Syndergaard was frustrated having him as his catcher, Wilson Ramos seemed to only be focused on the Mets’ matchup with the Diamondbacks on Monday night. After the Mets took a 1-0 lead on a Pete Alonso solo homer in the first inning, Ramos kicked off the fourth...
12:00, 2019-09-10

Can't make it to the theater? BroadwayHD lets you stream Broadway instead Inspired by the Tony's but can't make it to Broadway? BroadwayHD lets you stream some classic shows instead. Sorry, no "Hamilton."        ...
23:34, 2019-06-06

WhatsApp Now Lets You Share Your Status Updates to Facebook Stories WhatsApp for Android version 2.19.258 and WhatsApp for iPhone version 2.19.92 both are getting the 'Share to Facebook Story' feature to let you share your WhatsApp Status updates to Facebook Stories....
07:34, 2019-09-21

With a $2 Billion Factory From China, a German City Lets Others Worry Arnstadt’s embrace of a giant new battery plant for electric cars illustrates Europe’s ambivalence toward Chinese investment: Jobs trump geopolitics....
07:51, 2019-09-03

Final Fantasy XIV Lets You Run Dungeons With NPC Heroes Now, And It's So Much Better Than Real People Running through a brand-new dungeon in an online game with random strangers is nerve-wracking. I worry I will screw up and get us all killed. I fret about doing enough damage. I get grouped with jerks who know the run by heart and expect everyone else to as well. Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers e...
03:00, 2019-07-09

How Dollar Flight Club lets you save big on airline tickets Whether it’s getting out to see friends and family or just globetrotting to drink in our planet, travel is one of those life goals on everyone’s to-do list. Of course, accomplishing that goal without getting financially ransacked by skyrocketing ticket prices is an art in itself. Almost 900,000 user...
14:34, 2019-08-01

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
13:51, 2019-06-05

Gibraltar rejects US pressure; lets Iranian oil tanker set sail Gibraltar rejected a U.S. request to continue holding an Iranian supertanker detained on suspicion of attempting to breach global sanctions on Syria.        ...
12:34, 2019-08-19

Xbox Game Pass now lets you add titles to a 'play later' list Microsoft has introduced a new Xbox Game Pass feature that can help you remember to play the games you're putting off to finish the one you're on or to give those you've dropped in the past a second chance. You can now add titles from the service's c......
17:17, 2019-07-09

Cop drama ‘City on a Hill’ lets Bacon go gritty and greasy The summer is always a good time to launch a good crime story on TV. If “Big Little Lies” trades in California house porn, rich white lady supremacy and the cattiest dialogue since 1939’s “The Women,” the Boston-set “City on Hill,” premiering Sunday at 9 p.m. on Showtime, is aggressively shabby — in...
04:17, 2019-06-14

Judge frees ‘dangerous’ sex offender, lets him solicit prostitutes A dangerous sex offender was freed from jail in Australia on Tuesday — with court-mandated permission to solicit prostitutes to stop him re-offending. Edward William Latimer, 61, has convictions for sex crimes dating back to the 1970s and in 2006 was jailed indefinitely under the country’...
17:17, 2019-07-09

Apple Watch Studio lets you pair any band and case To date, you've had fairly limited ways to create Apple Watch band and case combos -- retail only has a small number of each to try out, and even the web configurator only lets you go so far. You won't be left wondering for long, at least. Apple has......
05:17, 2019-09-11

Mac security hole reportedly lets attackers bypass app safeguards Apple may have another Gatekeeper security flaw on its hands. Researcher Filippo Cavallarin has detailed a macOS vulnerability that he said would let attackers install malware without the usual permission request. As Gatekeeper considers network sh......
08:00, 2019-05-26

UPlay+ subscription lets you play every Ubisoft game on PC and Stadia Enlarge / Just a few of the titles and franchises coming to Ubisoft's UPlay+ service. (credit: Ubisoft) LOS ANGELES—At its E3 press conference today, Ubisoft announced a new subscription service called UPlay+. For $14.99 a month, subscribers will be able to access every title in Ubisoft's catalog—...
06:17, 2019-06-11

Mobile Game Lets You Build Gundam Models Without All The Clutter Building Gundam models is an exciting hobby, but if you’re on the go or don’t have a shelf for all your giant robots, you’re in a rough spot. Gundam Battle: Gunpla Warfare is a new mobile game looking to make it easy to build and battle robots on the go. There’s some mobile game jankiness, but so fa...
21:51, 2019-08-01

‘Heartbroken’: Weinstein Accusers Say $44 Million Settlement Lets Him Off the Hook Two actresses who have sued the movie producer said they would not sign on, jeopardizing the proposed deal. Others expressed anger and disappointment....
06:51, 2019-05-25

Entrepreneur's new app lets you book events in London while on the move An entrepreneur has created an app which will provide tourists and Londoners with a one-stop shop to book instant tickets for attractions across the capital....
15:00, 2019-06-08

Obior lets you create and host a website in minutes—and for just $20/year With Obior, complete web novices can get an attractive, functioning website up and open in minutes. Just choose your template, follow the simple step-by-step guide to fully customize its look and feel and add your preferred extras like constantly updating social media feeds....
16:17, 2019-05-30

MIT CSAIL’s AI system lets wearers control robots with their biceps Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) describe a system that lets wearers control robots with arm muscles.Read More...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Google Search now lets you personalize TV and movie recommendations on mobile Google is rolling out a feature that lets you personalize recommendations in Google Search -- starting in the U.S., with additional countries to follow.Read More...
21:00, 2019-09-05

High court lets Virginia voting go ahead under redrawn map WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters will elect lawmakers to the Virginia House of Delegates using a map seen as favorable to Democrats, under a ruling from the Supreme Court. The justices’ 5-4 decision Monday was perhaps telegraphed by the fact they previously allowed election planning to go forward usin...
17:34, 2019-06-17

DNA mutation lets some people live healthily on only 4 hours' sleep Studying a family that lives healthily on as little as 4.5 hours of sleep per night has led to the discovery of a gene that controls how much sleep we need...
19:00, 2019-08-28

New LexIDMe platform lets community help police solve crimes LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– When police cannot identify individuals in surveillance videos or pictures, the crime often goes unsolved. Lexington Police created a new website so the community can help identify these people. “All the detectives love it,” said Sgt. Donnell Gordon. “...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Sprint’s OnePlus 7 Pro 5G lets you experience 2020’s ‘typical’ 5G today Affordable hardware and increasingly available 5G networks are giving Sprint users in 9 cities the opportunity to experience 2020 cellular service, today.Read More...
21:34, 2019-08-28

Twitter now lets guests join your live video broadcasts Twitter will start letting broadcasters on its app open up their livestreams to guests, similar to what it brought to Periscope in February. The new feature, which is now rolling out to Twitter's iOS and Android app, is going to allow up to three peo......
21:34, 2019-05-29

Facebook’s Portal TV lets you watch shows during video calls Facebook introduced Portal TV, which lets users make video calls and watch videos together, along with Portal Mini and a redesigned Portal smart display.Read More...
08:34, 2019-09-19

'Fortnite's' latest weapon lets you summon air strikes with a grenade Epic Games has added Air Strikes to the Fortnite arsenal. With the weapon, you can launch a canister of colored smoke into an area and summon a hail storm of fire from above. You'll find the canisters in floor loot, chests, supply drops, vending mach......
17:17, 2019-07-09

Nintendo lets you share twice as many 'Super Mario Maker 2' courses Super Mario Maker 2 is as much about building your own Mario courses as it is playing through the millions of stages other players have already uploaded. But many players have already hit the limit of how many courses they can upload at once, forcing......
21:34, 2019-07-24

Offliner lets you enjoy your favorite content off the grid, and it’s only $30 today The web is great, but since it can’t always be trusted to be there exactly when you need it, being able to just download and save online content so you can consume it anytime is a huge plus. Right now, Offliner Pro can give you that backup -- and a lifetime subscription is available right now at alm...
15:51, 2019-09-04

'Game of Thrones' VR experience lets you join the Night's Watch If you haven't quite come to terms with Game of Thrones ending, you might be pleased to learn there's a VR title based on the series arriving this week called Beyond The Wall. You'll join the Night's Watch and defend The Wall against an army of the d......
23:17, 2019-05-30

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

Google Chrome now lets you copy content on one device, and paste it on another A new feature coming to Google Chrome will allow you to copy chunks of text on one device, and paste it on another.As XDA Developers reports, the new shared clipboard is available to try now in Chrome Canary – an early release of the browser intended for developers. To give it a try, start by...
13:17, 2019-09-13

12 white men sue San Francisco PD for racial, gender bias in promotions A dozen white, male police officers reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco Tuesday, alleging sex and racial bias in promoting police officers....
12:51, 2019-06-13

San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer running for president in 2020 Billionaire Tom Steyer announced Tuesday he will run for president of the United States, joining a growing list of more than 20 candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in 2020....
16:17, 2019-07-09

San Francisco’s Fading Black Presence, Captured on Film The creators of “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” don’t begrudge the tech migrants who have moved to their hometown. Still, they lament the loss of a rich history....
22:34, 2019-06-04

San Francisco eyes forced treatment for mentally ill addicts SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering a proposal to force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses into treatment. Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move known as conservatorship is necessary to help addicts who are often homeless and sufferin...
09:51, 2019-06-04

San Francisco prosecutors turn to AI to reduce racial bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, adopting a system that strips certain identifying details from police reports and leaves only key facts to govern charging decisions. District...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Last call at 4? California could extend bar hours in LA, San Francisco and other cities Party all night? Some California lawmakers want to keep bars open until 4 a.m. in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Palm Springs and other cities.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-21

San Francisco takes another step toward becoming first US city to ban e-cigarette sales San Francisco officials voted in favor of becoming the first U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, seeking to curb underage vaping.        ...
12:34, 2019-06-19

San Francisco makes $2.5 bln bid for PG&E's electric system -media report The city of San Francisco has offered to buy PG&E Corp's power lines and other electrical system infrastructure serving the city for $2.5 billion, according to the San Francisco Chronicle....
01:34, 2019-09-09

The Latest: San Francisco parade halted by protest of police NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on parades and marches throughout the country celebrating Pride (all times local): 6:55 p.m. The San Francisco parade was stopped for nearly an hour when demonstrators linked arms in the street to protest police presence at the march. The San Francisco Chronicle reported S...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Los Angeles and San Francisco, ‘Polar Opposites’ on Criminal Justice They share a brand of liberal politics, but the cities’ competing approaches to crime and incarceration could clash in the race for district attorney of Los Angeles....
12:34, 2019-06-21

'We all suffer': why San Francisco techies hate the city they transformed San Franciscans have long complained that tech workers ruined their city, driving up rents and homelessness and eliminating diversity. Now even the tech workers agreePhotographs by Jason HenryIt was a beautiful winter day in San Francisco, and Zoe was grooving to the soundtrack of the roller-skating...
09:34, 2019-07-01

NRA sues San Francisco over 'domestic terrorist organization' declaration The National Rifle Association filed a lawsuit against San Francisco Monday over the so-called sanctuary city's recent declaration that the gun-rights lobby is a "domestic terrorist organization."...
12:00, 2019-09-10

San Francisco police union calls for chief’s resignation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The union representing San Francisco police officers is calling for its chief to resign over his handling of the police raid of a freelance journalist’s home and office. Chief William Scott acknowledged Friday that the searches were probably illegal and apologized for the ...
01:51, 2019-05-26

Saving Girls From Sexual Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown “The White Devil’s Daughters,” by Julia Flynn Siler, recounts the story of the crusading women (and a few men) who helped rescue thousands of young Chinese slaves between the 1870s and the 1930s....
12:17, 2019-06-21

“This is crazy”: FCC kills part of San Francisco’s broadband-competition law Enlarge / Lombard Street in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images | Michael Lee) The Federal Communications Commission today voted to preempt part of a San Francisco ordinance that promotes broadband competition in apartment buildings and other multi-tenant structures. But it's not clear exactly wh...
03:51, 2019-07-11

San Francisco to be as hot as Portugal and NYC like Virginia Beach by 2050, scientists say By 2050, London's climate could be more akin to Barcelona today, while Madrid's will be closer to modern-day Marrakech, according to a new study....
19:17, 2019-07-11

San Francisco will close its youth detention center by 2021 San Francisco will close its juvenile hall by the end of 2021 after supervisors voted to end the practice of holding children in jail cells while they await their judicial fate....
21:34, 2019-06-05

Two Shot, 2 Others Hurt In San Francisco-Area Shopping Mall Two people were shot and two others hurt on Tuesday when at least one gunman opened fire at a mall in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno before apparently fleeing on a nearby train, police said....
09:51, 2019-07-03

Two teens wounded in shooting in San Francisco-area mall At least two teen boys were shot Tuesday, two other people were wounded and two suspects were at large in the aftermath of shooting at a San Francisco-area shopping mall, causing panic among shoppers and the closure of two train stations, police said. ...
15:00, 2019-07-03

The Warriors gamble their soul as they swap Oakland for San Francisco Franchises relocate all the time, but what Golden State are doing this summer by moving across the Bay Area matters in ways that go beyond sportsThere is no precedent in American pro sports for the relocation that the Golden State Warriors will make this summer from Oracle Arena, their unlovely yet ...
12:17, 2019-05-30

San Francisco's iconic cable cars down for repairs San Francisco's historic cable cars will stop running for ten days starting Friday while they undergo repairs to the gearboxes that propel the world-famous system up the city's notorious steep hills. (September 11)        ...
14:34, 2019-09-12

Lyft Is Suing San Francisco to Keep Bike Rental Competitors Out Ridesharing giant Lyft is fighting to retain total control of the docked and dockless bike share market in San Francisco, the Verge reported  Friday, and has filed a lawsuit that its contract prohibits the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) from issuing permits to competitors.Read...
21:17, 2019-06-08

San Francisco's grand plan to ban online e-cigarette sales Nearly 90 percent of all San Francisco high school students who vape get their fix by shopping online or through friends. Just 13.6 percent actually buy their pods at a physical store. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is acutely aware of this t......
22:34, 2019-06-27

Brewers vs. Giants: Chase Anderson will stymie San Francisco Holiday greetings from reader James Durda. An 86-year-old man went to his doctor. Asked how he was feeling, and the senior said, “Great, I’ve never felt better. I have a 20-year-old bride who is pregnant with my child. What do you think about that Doc?” He considered the question and began to tell a...
20:00, 2019-06-16

Giants vs. Cardinals: Surging San Francisco is the underdog pick The Giants enter their home series against the Cardinals with a 39-47 record, but appear to be playing their best baseball of the season. San Francisco has won five of its past six games while an offense that is in the bottom three in runs per game and batting average has scored six-plus runs in......
02:51, 2019-07-06

2 elderly African lions die at San Francisco, San Diego zoos SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two beloved, elderly lions have died at zoos in California. The San Francisco Zoo announced Wednesday that a 16-year-old male African lion named Jahari died Monday of old age. African lions live to about 14 in the wild. He was born at the zoo in 2003 and raised by the staff after hi...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Mexican expressionist artist Francisco Toledo dies at 79 Mexico’s president has announced the death of expressionist painter Francisco Toledo, who was well-known and respected in the country both for his art and his activism...
14:34, 2019-09-06

San Francisco officials brand NRA a ‘domestic terrorist organization’ The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution declaring the National Rifle Association a “domestic terrorist organization” and urged the federal government to do the same – the latest escalation in the heated rhetoric from Democrats regarding the NRA in the wake of several deadly ma...
16:51, 2019-09-04

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
21:17, 2019-06-17

School removing George Washington mural in San Francisco A San Francisco high school named after George Washington is painting over 1930's artwork featuring the life of America's first president now seen as controversial.        ...
19:51, 2019-08-02

The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belonging in a rapidly gentrifying San Francisco. We recently sat down with Talbot and Fails (who crafted the story together) to talk about the ...
23:17, 2019-06-14

No More Deals: San Francisco Considers Raising Taxes on Tech In 2011, San Francisco cut taxes to lure tech firms. Eight years later, gaping income inequality has city officials looking for ways to get tech to pay its share....
15:17, 2019-07-16

San Francisco runner makes intricate drawings with the help of running app A San Francisco runner is living out his childhood dream of being an artist with a little help from a running app.       ...
21:34, 2019-08-02

Delhi, San Francisco Set Heat Records. Such Spells May Be The New Norm Simultaneous heat waves scorched land areas all over the Northern Hemisphere last summer, killing hundreds and hospitalizing thousands while intensifying destructive and deadly wildfires....
16:34, 2019-06-12

San Francisco to paint over controversial George Washington mural San Francisco will spend up to $600,000 to paint over a historical George Washington mural once seen as educational but now criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people....
21:17, 2019-07-04

Elaborate Sims 4 Mod Turns San Francisco Into (More Of) A Cyberpunk Dystopia Simmers love to take the worlds that Electronic Arts has given them and remake them in their own image, sometimes rebuilding all the lots in a given world and replacing all the Sims in it. One went as far as to turn the game’s version of San Francisco into a cyberpunk dystopia, with a storyline to m...
00:01, 2019-06-29

San Francisco man gored in neck during Pamplona bull run, officials say A San Francisco man was gored in the neck and hospitalized after Friday’s opening of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona – better known as the running of the bulls, city officials said....
08:34, 2019-07-08

The Real World: San Francisco Still Moves and Infuriates 25 Years Later If one had to pick a single year to represent what the ’90s were about, you could do far worse than 1994. It was the year that saw the releases of Pulp Fiction and Reality Bites, the year that grunge reached its apotheosis and effective conclusion via Kurt Cobain’s suicide, the year E.R. and Friends...
00:01, 2019-06-29

Apple took us on a surreal walk through San Francisco, looking at digital art on an iPhone San Francisco looks different through an iPhone XS Max — it's still a city, but now there are floating balls of fabric, speech bubbles, and words popping out from the trees and buildings....
08:00, 2019-08-13

Pirates' Francisco Cervelli says he'll catch again despite concussion risks Pittsburgh Pirates veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli said he expects to catch again despite suffering at least six concussions in the past 10 years....
23:34, 2019-07-13

Mets vs. Giants: Zack Wheeler will beat San Francisco Tour de Fraud champ Lance Armstrong on his “Next Stage” interview: “I wouldn’t change a thing … the way I acted … the lessons I’ve learned … I don’t get investigated, sanctioned.” Stitches reliable sources say Jussie Smollett, also transitioning from denial to acceptance, will be e...
17:51, 2019-06-06

Google Photos Now Lets You Search for Specific Text Inside Your Pics Google Photos already features handy automatic tagging features that let you find every picture you’ve ever taken of, say, a dog or flower with one simple search. But now, after some eagle-eyed users spotted a new feature, Google has confirmed that Photos is getting the ability to search for photos...
19:17, 2019-08-23

How Paymentwall’s Terminal3 lets game developers create their own online shops Paymentwall built a business as a global payments platform, with much of its focus on games. Last year, the company spun out its Terminal3 as a platform for monetizing and distributing games. Now it is making it easier for indie, small, and medium-size game companies to build multiple customizable o...
07:51, 2019-09-02

U.S. appeals court lets Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' take effect A federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for the Trump administration to enforce a controversial rule barring clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring patients to abortion providers....
21:51, 2019-06-20

Apple's iOS 13 Lets Us Fake Intimacy in FaceTime by Correcting Our Gaze to Look Into the Camera It appears Apple is testing out a feature that will help users fake some intimacy during video calls. There’s a new feature in the third developer version of iOS 13 beta, called FaceTime Attention Correction, which corrects your gaze to make it look like you’re staring into the camera.Read more......
21:17, 2019-07-03

Amazon launches new program that lets it control third-party product prices Amazon started inviting third-party sellers to a new program called Sold by Amazon (SBA) last week, describing it as a "new, hands off the wheel selling experience."...
21:51, 2019-08-08

Comcast remote lets people with physical disabilities control the TV with their eyes Comcast launches a free X1 TV remote that lets customers with physical disabilities change channels, surf and sets recordings with their eyes.       ...
17:34, 2019-06-17

U.S. appeals court lets Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' go into effect A federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for the Trump administration to enforce a controversial rule barring clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring patients to abortion providers....
00:51, 2019-06-21

Katy Perry Lets Her Inner ''California Girl'' Shine While on the Beach in Hawaii Sun-kissed skin, so hot she'll melt your popsicle! Katy Perry had fans doing a double take (for all the right reasons!) when she hit the beach in Hawaii to shoot an upcoming project.......
17:34, 2019-07-03

Instagram’s anti-bullying tool lets you ‘restrict’ problematic followers Today, Instagram announced two new tools meant to combat bullying. The first will use AI to warn users if a comment they're about to post may be considered offensive. In theory, it will give users a chance to rethink their comments. The second will a......
22:51, 2019-07-08

A Built-in Breathalyzer Lets This Grown Up Tamagotchi Toy Join You For a Night of Drinking The Tamagotchi has come a long way in the past twenty years. There’s a lot you can now do with the virtual pets (get married!) but they’re still mostly targeted at kids. So the designers at MTN GODS designed and built a Tamagotchi that’s all grown up and ready to go shot for shot with you during a n...
04:34, 2019-06-05

Google’s Game Builder lets you create 3D titles without coding — for free! On its blog today, Google talked up Game Builder, its sandbox for desktops that lets you create 3D games without having to write any code (though you can if you want to). It’s available now on Steam, for Mac and Windows, for free. There are other tools like this for creating games, but Google’s Area...
12:51, 2019-06-14

Finally, a sneaky Chrome extension that lets you get away with watching Netflix at work Add Netflix to the long line of Internet services that some creative-minded folks have figured out how to use plugins and other digital trickery to hide while at work, along with websites that make your Reddit feed look like email, disguise Facebook so you can waste time in peace and much more. And ...
20:17, 2019-07-08

Custom Controller Lets You Rage-Quit By Literally Pouring Salt A very wise man who wore a hood and whose skin was practically melting off his bones once said, “Good! Use your aggressive feelings, boy. Let the hate flow through you.” Probably, he was talking to a gamer about video games. Competitive games make people mad. There’s no getting around it, so you mig...
04:00, 2019-07-03

The Google Assistant now lets you annoy your family members with assignable reminders Do you sometimes have to nag your significant other to take out the trash on Monday night? Now, you can do so in a more passive-aggressive way by sending them a reminder through the Google Assistant instead of in person. “Hey Google, remind Alex to take out the trash at 8pm,” is all it takes. ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

U.S. court lets Trump transgender military ban stand, orders new review A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect....
07:01, 2019-06-15

Without Wires or Bluetooth, This Case Lets You Add Buttons and Scroll Wheels to Your Smartphone It won’t be long before smartphones ditch every last physical button, but is that necessarily a good thing? Fewer components in a device means more profit for manufacturers, but users are left having to learn awkward touchscreen gestures to compensate. Researchers at Columbia University are bringing...
20:34, 2019-06-12

Google Maps now lets you combine subway directions with cabs and bikes There are few applications a city dweller will use as much as Google Maps, but for all its utility, the app doesn’t often account for the multitudinous possibilities of city transit. Sure, Google can tell me how long it would take me to travel via subway, cab, or bike, but any New Yorker knows getti...
03:00, 2019-08-28

The brilliant way iOS 13 lets you find lost devices that aren’t even connected to a network Several rumors that preceded Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote said that the Find My iPhone and Find My Friends app would be merged into a single entity called Find My once iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 rolled out. Apple sure delivered on that front, releasing a new application that exceeded anyone’s e...
01:51, 2019-06-07

Ditto lets Apple TV mirror 4 Android, Chrome, or Windows screens at once Squirrel has created a way for Apple TVs to mirror four screens, including rival platforms, but the cost may be prohibitive for most consumers.Read More...
18:00, 2019-08-12

Stake petition platform lets shareholders rally for corporate change A petition platform called Stake aims to give stockholders more power to influence company practices by combining their small holdings into a unified group that gives them the clout to push for change....
20:00, 2019-08-14

This is how Google’s Chrome lets the cookies track you, imagined in real life Chrome has become like spyware for the company, allowing more tracker cookies than any other browser. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler imagines how that might feel in real life, and gives advice for more privacy-conscious web browsing....
15:34, 2019-06-21

Apex Legends new limited-time mode only lets you use the worst weapons Apex Legends' Voidwalker event kicks off from September 3, featuring a new limited-time mode that only lets you use the game's worst weapons: shotguns and snipers. The battle royale's next event centers around Legend Wraith's "mysterious past" and adds a bunch of new content...
19:17, 2019-09-02

Dogs evolved a special muscle that lets them make puppy dog eyes It’s their “puppy dog eyes” that really help dogs melt our hearts – now we know they are created by a facial muscle that is lacking in the closely related wolf...
22:34, 2019-06-17

Pope lets sick girl clap, dance on stage during speech A young girl, who slipped away from her mother at the Vatican's audience hall, clapped and danced on the stage during Pope Francis' speech on Wednesday. But Francis signaled to security to let her be....
09:17, 2019-08-22

Apex Legends’ upcoming Solos mode lets you ditch the team and go it alone Apex Legends' three members squads are unique amongst Battle Royale shooters, allowing players to team up with friends or randomly-matched squad mates in order to have a better fighting chance against opposing attackers.However, developer Respawn Entertainment is changing things up (albeit for ...
04:51, 2019-08-07

'Overwatch' test lets you pick and queue for a specific hero class Players have been asking for it for years and finally, it's arrived: Blizzard is introducing Role Queue to Overwatch. From today, players in the PTR will be able to beta test a feature that allows them to choose the role they want to play -- tank, su......
20:51, 2019-07-18

Android vulnerability lets hackers hijack your phone with malicious videos If you use a phone running any version of Android between 7.0 and 9.0 (Nougat, Oreo, or Pie), you ought to immediately install the latest security update – or risk getting your handset hijacked by devious video malware. The culprit is a vulnerability in the aforementioned Android versions (CVE-2019-...
21:51, 2019-07-24

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to thrive in the near total darkness of their extreme environment thanks to a unique genetic adaptation, scientists said on Thursday....
14:38, 2019-05-21

VR massage: Strapping on goggles lets you escape and relax on your own private island Imagine getting a massage on your own private island overlooking the ocean. All of this is yours at a VR spa, even if only for 30 minutes at a time.       ...
14:51, 2019-08-05

Raspberry Pi and Arduino powered robot lets users make art from wine Combining cloud computing and Internet of Things hardware, the Splash Machine allows users to create their own wine art online, streamed live and photographed for posterity....
23:00, 2019-09-20

Modder Explains How He Created That Cool Bloodborne Mod That Lets You Control Enemies You might have recently seen a cool Bloodborne mod floating around Twitter early this week. The mod allows a player, using a modded copy of the game, to take control of enemies by locking on to them. The creator of this mod explained to me how they created it and their future plans for it....
23:51, 2019-05-25

Weakness in Intel chips lets researchers steal encrypted SSH keystrokes Enlarge (credit: Intel) In late 2011, Intel introduced a performance enhancement to its line of server processors that allowed network cards and other peripherals to connect directly to a CPU's last-level cache, rather than following the standard (and significantly longer) path through the server'...
02:51, 2019-09-11

San Francisco 49ers' Jerick McKinnon suffers setback in ACL rehab San Francisco 49ers running back Jerick McKinnon's status for the regular season is uncertain after suffering a setback in his recovery from a torn ACL....
18:34, 2019-08-29

Trump says EPA to slap San Francisco with violations related to homeless population President Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One Wednesday evening that his administration will slap San Francisco with a notice of environmental violations related to the city’s homelessness problem within a week....
11:34, 2019-09-19

Bay Area techies plan to ditch San Francisco for these 5 cities: Survey Even the tech crowd thinks San Francisco is too expensive for homeownership. That's according to the findings from a recent survey by robo-advisor Wealthfront. Here's where they would rather be....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Four People Injured In San Francisco-Area Shopping Mall Shooting Police in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno, California, said on Monday they were on the scene of a shooting, which local media reported occurred at a shopping mall and left several people......
03:51, 2019-07-03

San Francisco: opponents of new shelter claim homeless people are bad for environment The effort to block construction of a new shelter comes as city’s homeless population surges to more than 8,000The wealthy San Francisco residents who launched a crowdfunding campaign to block construction of a new homeless shelter in their waterfront neighborhood are employing a new tactic: arguing...
01:00, 2019-07-12

'It hurts to see them go': Oakland's sorrow over losing the Warriors to wealthy San Francisco The team’s championship run is bittersweet this time as they prepare to leave their home of 47 yearsIn the days leading up to the final series of professional basketball in Oakland, the yellow and blue of the city’s beloved home team, the Golden State Warriors, shone from every corner.But in just a ...
12:51, 2019-06-02

A body in a fish tank: the unsolved murder haunting San Francisco A year after Brian Egg’s body was found dismembered in his home neighbors and family wonder why his killer remains at largeBrian Egg’s head and hands are still missing.And a year after the dismembered body of the San Francisco man was found stuffed into a chemical-filled fish tank in his home, his k...
13:00, 2019-08-16

San Francisco airport announces ban on sales of plastic water bottles The change, taking effect 20 August, is part of SFO’s plan to become a zero ‘waste-to-landfill’ facility by 2021The days of picking up a plastic bottle of water to stay hydrated during a long flight will soon be over for people flying out of San Francisco’s International Airport (SFO).The airport, w...
03:51, 2019-08-03

San Francisco Giants plan to trade veterans despite winning streak San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said he still expects to trade several veteran players before the July 31 deadline despite the team's recent success....
23:17, 2019-07-18

San Francisco police chief says raid on journalist's home may have violated law San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott called for an independent investigation Friday into the department's handling of leaked documents and the subsequent raid of a journalist's home....
04:00, 2019-05-27

Meera Sodha’s San Francisco salad of bread and olives | The New Vegan An inspiring dish at one of the city’s landmark restaurants has evolved into this sunny bread saladI ate the best bread salad of my life at Zuni Cafe in San Francisco in 2015, came back home and regularly ate a variation on it for at least a year afterwards. Over time, those variations became bolder...
17:00, 2019-06-15

Want to get drunk and play with rats? San Francisco has your bait | Gene Marks San Francisco’s Rat Bar lets drinkers hold, play and run around with clean, domesticated rats – clearly the owners know their demographicWhat could be more relaxing after a hard day’s work than sitting back with a few friends, sipping a cool cocktail and letting a bunch of rats run all over you? If ...
16:00, 2019-06-13

Lyft Yanks 1,000 Electric Bikes in San Francisco After Two Battery Fires Lyft has yanked over a thousand electric bikes from rental availability in San Francisco after at least two e-bikes experienced battery fires in the past few days, according to the San Francisco Examiner.Read more......
21:17, 2019-08-01

Lyft pulls Bay Wheels e-bikes after two catch fire in San Francisco Lyft’s San Francisco bike-share subsidiary Bay Wheels yanked its entire fleet of pedal-assisted electric bikes on Wednesday after multiple reports of bikes catching fire. “Out of an abundance of caution, we are temporarily making the ebike fleet unavailable to riders while we investigate and u...
23:17, 2019-08-01

Lyft disables San Francisco e-bikes after suspected battery fires Lyft has made its Bay Wheels e-bikes in San Francisco unavailable to customers after a couple of them caught fire. According to San Francisco Examiner, a witness who saw the first incident on Wednesday said the flames came from the bike's battery. A......
12:51, 2019-08-01

NRA sues San Francisco for declaring group a 'domestic terrorist organization' Lawsuit accuses city officials of violating the gun lobby’s free speech rights for political reasons The National Rifle Association sued San Francisco on Monday over the city’s recent declaration that the gun-rights lobby is a “domestic terrorist organization”.The lawsuit, filed in US district court...
01:00, 2019-09-11

'Free money!': San Francisco developer tries to bribe homeless to leave Gene Gorelik was shouted down by community activists and encampment residents before could turn on leaf blower full of cashIn a stark display of the wealth disparities that are currently ravaging the San Francisco Bay Area, a real estate developer attempted to shoot $1,000 in dollar bills over a hom...
03:00, 2019-07-13

San Francisco airport runway to reopen ahead of schedule. Find out how soon Travelers passing through San Francisco International Airport (SFO) won't have to worry about the airport's runway closure for too much longer.       ...
23:00, 2019-09-18

Settlement reached over San Francisco's notorious sinking luxury tower Deal marks end of legal battle between homeowners, 58-storey structure’s developer and neighboring construction projectA tentative settlement has been reached over San Francisco’s most notorious luxury high-rise – the sinking and tilting Millennium Tower.The deal marks the beginning of the end of a ...
01:00, 2019-08-31

Democratic 2020 hopefuls to swarm San Francisco, while Biden stays away Fourteen Democratic presidential hopefuls seeking money and support in California, the most liberal and populous U.S. state, will descend on San Francisco this weekend for a state party convention - with front-runner Joe Biden notably absent....
00:17, 2019-06-01

13th dead whale of the year washes ashore near San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say a dead gray whale has washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing the total to 13 dead whales found in the area since March. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the whale carcass was found Thursday along the Point Reyes National Sea...
00:51, 2019-05-25

74-year-old woman kidnapped, raped in San Francisco home: police A 74-year-old woman was kidnapped in San Francisco street earlier this month, held captive for five hours, and raped repeatedly before being left semi-conscious on a sidewalk, police said. ...
13:17, 2019-05-23

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's Romance Heats Up in San Francisco Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello have left their hearts in San Francisco! As fans continue to speculate as to what's really going on between the pop stars, the duo popped up in the......
03:34, 2019-07-13

Childhood friends muse on gentrification with the soulful ‘Last Black Man in San Francisco’ Director Joe Talbot and actor Jimmie Fails first envisioned the bittersweet love letter to their hometown as teenagers. More than a decade later, the film is a Sundance Film Festival darling that counts Brad Pitt among its producers....
01:17, 2019-06-13

Jack Dorsey's $26bn company claims San Francisco owes it $1m Square, the Twitter CEO’s payment company, sues for refund and claims current taxation is ‘unconstitutional’Jack Dorsey, whose company Twitter has long benefited from a huge tax break to operate in San Francisco, is now suing the city for a $1.27m tax refund for his company Square.Attorneys for Squa...
06:17, 2019-09-11

Rats and booze galore: A rat-filled pop-up bar will open in San Francisco this June Guests who dare venture to the Rat Bar will have a half-hour to play with their newfound rodent buddies.        ...
20:17, 2019-05-31

Juan Francisco Estrada defends WBC super-fly crown in Mexico Unification clash with Britain's Kal Yafai could be next for Juan Francisco Estrada The post Juan Francisco Estrada defends WBC super-fly crown in Mexico appeared first on Boxing News....
20:51, 2019-08-25

450+ flights canceled or delayed on Day 2 of San Francisco Airport runway construction The San Francisco International Airport closed one of its major runways for repairs Saturday, causing hundreds of flight delays and cancellations.       ...
14:00, 2019-09-09

Feds arrest 32 in kickoff of San Francisco drug, crime crackdown Federal officials said Wednesday that 32 people, many of them Honduran nationals, had been arrested in connection with two international operations that poured heroin and cocaine into San Francisco's notorious Tenderloin District....
05:17, 2019-08-08

The riot before Stonewall: the San Francisco trans women who put their lives on the line Organizers are fighting to cement the legacy of their own groundbreaking riot and have designated the world’s first-ever ‘trans cultural district’ in the Tenderloin neighborhoodDonna Personna does not want to be tolerated.“I am to be loved, adored and respected,” the 72-year-old San Francisco woman ...
09:51, 2019-06-21

Protests gather as Donald Trump visits San Francisco area More than 100 protestors greeted President Trump's motorcade on his way to a private fundraiser during his first visit to the San Francisco Bay Area as president. (Sept. 17)        ...
01:17, 2019-09-18

San Francisco just passed a resolution calling the NRA a ‘domestic terrorist organization’ The sharply worded declaration noted recent acts of gun violence, including one that killed three people at a food festival south of the city in July. The gun rights group was not pleased....
19:17, 2019-09-04

Lyft suspends its San Francisco e-bike program following battery fires Lyft has slammed the brakes on its San Francisco e-bike hire scheme after several bikes reportedly caught fire in the city. According to the San Francisco Examiner, the first incident happened on July 27, with another battery fire confirmed on July 31.Lyft reacted quickly, taking the city's 1,0...
23:34, 2019-08-01

Uber and Lyft increased traffic delays in San Francisco by 40 percent Uber and Lyft say they help cut down on vehicle congestion, but a new analysis of San Francisco traffic found they did the opposite over a six year period...
16:01, 2019-05-21