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Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated

(SAN FRANCISCO) — “Miss us?” Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down. We did, apparently. For nearly an hour Thursday, the site we use to keep up with everything and nothi...

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated

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Twitter outage affects users across the US The company says it is investigating the problem after a disruption that began Thursday afternoonTwitter says it is investigating a problem with its service after users across the US and elsewhere reported not being able to access the platform.The company is not saying how widespread the outage is. ...
23:00, 2019-07-11

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation bar and a bunch of other changes....
17:34, 2019-07-16

Is Twitter Notifying Users When Their Tweets Are Shared in DMs? No. What? Of Course Not. Twitter is a lot of things, but where it consistently excels is as at being a petri dish to watch context collapse in real time. Take, for example, a very obvious joke turned nightmare scenario circulating credulously across the platform today via a celebrity news account.Read more......
10:17, 2019-06-11

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performance, a survey showed Monday....
21:00, 2019-07-15

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform, with some users saying they couldn’t perfor...
01:51, 2019-06-14

Twitter now has 139 million users—and that number is growing Twitter is reporting surprisingly strong user numbers and revenue even as it eliminates robotic and fake accounts on its platform.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-31

Twitter users keep abusing the wrong Jeffrey Epstein “Rot in hell you pervert,” wrote one. “Go to hell, child rapist,” said another. These were all tweets directed to Jeffrey Epstein, a publicist at the Walt Disney Company, whose sole connection to the late disgraced financier is his name. Imagine sharing a name with the most loathed human being on th...
14:00, 2019-08-12

Free speech group: AOC blocking Twitter users is ‘unconstitutional’ A free speech group slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez this week for allegedly blocking users on Twitter because she doesn’t agree with their points of view. Columbia University’s Knight First Amendment Institute sent a letter to the freshman congresswoman on Wednesday calling the practice ...
03:34, 2019-08-30

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
01:17, 2019-06-01

Trump tries to overturn ruling stopping him from blocking Twitter users President Trump is determined to challenge an appeals court ruling preventing him from blocking critics on Twitter. The Justice Department has filed papers for Trump that demanded a rehearing by the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York, ar......
07:17, 2019-08-25

'View' hosts tell AOC and Trump to 'suck it up!' instead of blocking Twitter users "The View" hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Meghan McCain knocked two of the nation's most prominent politicians for being too thin-skinned in response to criticism on Twitter....
21:00, 2019-07-10

Twitter is making it easier for users to follow curated topics Twitter is coming up with new ideas to improve the microblogging site, with tests currently underway for letting users follow specific topics so they can easily access content they’re interested in. It will work exactly how the social site lets users follow specific people (or accounts) ...
06:17, 2019-08-14

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
20:17, 2019-07-09

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for verification in the second half of 2018....
10:34, 2019-06-03

First Amendment group asks AOC to unblock Twitter users with opposing views A First Amendment group is asking U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., to unblock Twitter users she has blocked because of their differing political positions. ...
02:17, 2019-08-30

Trump Challenges Court Ruling Barring Him From Blocking Twitter Users President Donald Trump is challenging a federal appeals court decision that ruled he violated the U.S. Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account....
05:51, 2019-08-24

Twitter rolls out a notice for tweets from important users that break its guidelines Twitter said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians.Read More...
06:17, 2019-06-28

President Trump Can't Block Twitter Users, Federal Appeals Court Rules A federal appeals court in New York ruled President Trump’s practice of blocking some users on Twitter violates the free-speech protections of the First Amendment....
11:00, 2019-07-10

AOC to face lawsuit over blocking Twitter users, following appeals court ruling on Trump Former Democratic New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind told Fox News on Tuesday he's preparing to sue Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for blocking users on Twitter based on their personal viewpoints, following a federal appeals court ruling barring President Trump from doing the same....
22:51, 2019-07-09

Twitter apologizes for suspending users critical of China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary In a statement posted to the company's Public Policy Twitter feed on Saturday, Twitter said "a number of accounts" had been suspended as part of efforts to target accounts engaging in "platform manipulation."...
23:34, 2019-06-02

Curbing malicious behavior and growing users: Why Twitter stock popped 20% in July From curbing malicious behavior to accelerating user growth, the social media site ended the first half on a high note.       ...
22:00, 2019-08-11

4chan users pose as Jews to peddle anti-Semitic propaganda on Twitter A group of 4chan users have taken to Twitter, impersonating Jews and promoting anti-Semitic conspiracy theories following a call to arms on the popular message board. In the original post, the unknown user urged readers to “create a massive movement of fake Jewish profiles on Facebook, Twitter” and ...
07:17, 2019-08-22

UPDATE 2-Trump challenges court ruling barring him from blocking Twitter users President Donald Trump is challenging a federal appeals court decision that ruled he violated the U.S. Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account....
03:17, 2019-08-24

Apple unveils $1,000 Pro Display stand. Twitter users say 'no thanks!' Apple's $1,000 Pro Display stand isn't included with its new Mac monitor. iPhones, iPads and other Apple products are also getting more expensive.        ...
17:34, 2019-06-05

Here’s What It’s Like in the Bahamas After It Was Devastated by Hurricane Dorian Bahamians are scrambling to respond to a catastrophic Category 5 hurricane that the nation’s Prime Minister has described as a “historic tragedy” since the slow-moving storm made landfall Sunday. Hurricane Dorian has claimed at least 20 lives and destroyed many buildings, especiall...
07:34, 2019-09-06

|NewYorkpoweroutage:JenniferLopez'devastated'concertcancelled Jennifer Lopez posts a message to fans on Twitter after her concert at Madison Square Gardens was evacuated during the five-hour power outage in New York....
19:00, 2019-07-15

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Account Has Been Hacked (SAN FRANCISCO) — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has found his official account hacked and sending racist and vulgar tweets to his 4.2 million followers. The person tweeting from Dorsey’s account on Friday sent tweets such as “Hitler is innocent” and, using a vulgarity, asked “...
00:00, 2019-08-31

Looking Back at a Hospital Devastated by Hurricane Katrina In 2013, Sherwin B. Nuland wrote for the Book Review about Sheri Fink’s “Five Days at Memorial,” which depicted the crisis at a New Orleans hospital devastated by Hurricane Katrina....
04:34, 2019-08-10

'It's all gone': how Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas - podcast Oliver Laughland tells Rachel Humphrys about the destruction he witnessed in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. Also today: Chris Hanretty on the Scottish court’s ruling that the British government’s suspension of parliament was unlawfulThe full extent of the devastation brought by Hu...
12:51, 2019-09-12

'Families were devastated': looking back on the Great Depression via art In a powerful new exhibition, photography and folk art are used to provide potentially relevant lessons on how to deal with economic hardshipIn 1937, Margaret Bourke-White photographed an advertisement that read: “World’s highest standard of living: There’s no way like the American way.”It was seen ...
10:17, 2019-09-18

Thousands try to flee hurricane-devastated Bahamas islands Hundreds of people fled the Bahamas island of Great Abaco by boat on Friday and thousands more tried to get on a cruise ship leaving neighboring Grand Bahama to escape the catastrophic aftermath of Hurricane Dorian....
04:00, 2019-09-07

Zaha 'devastated' after deadline day drama - Paper Round "Deadline day is always about new signings - but what about the players who failed to secure their dream moves? It\u0027s Friday\u0027s Paper Round..."...
03:17, 2019-08-09

Chiefs star was devastated by Kareem Hunt’s punishment The Chiefs were mostly applauded for cutting Kareem Hunt last season. One of their players, though, was devastated. “It ripped our hearts out when he got released from Kansas City,” Travis Kelce told reporters at Jarvis Landry’s celebrity softball game in Eastlake Ohio. “But to see...
00:34, 2019-06-17

AFL 'devastated' that fans feel intimidated by security measures League CEO denies a crackdown on crowd behaviour‘I want our supporters to feel safe,’ says Gil McLachlan AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says he is devastated that some fans feel uncomfortable amid a perceived security crackdown at venues. McLachlan again denied ordering a greater security focu...
12:51, 2019-06-18

'You can't break down': Bahamas keeps up search of Dorian-devastated island Rescue workers wearing white hazard suits carried out a grim search for bodies and survivors in the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas on Monday, as relief agencies worked to deliver food and supplies over flooded roads and piles of debris....
05:00, 2019-09-10

Ariana Grande Says She's ''Beyond Devastated'' to Postpone Concerts Over Illness Doctor's orders! Ariana Grande is feeling "beyond devastated" after sharing some not-so-great news with her fans and concert-goers. The "Thank U, Next" crooner took to......
22:51, 2019-05-28

Before-and-after photos show how Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas Shocking before-and-after photos show the devastation Hurricane Dorian unleashed on the Bahamas as it bore down on the island country as a Category 5 storm earlier this week. Dorian killed at least 30 people as it slammed the country with sustained winds of 185 mph — but authorities have said ...
01:00, 2019-09-07

Chicago devastated as Chance The Snapper departs for Florida Summer in Chicago, when tempers flare right along with the temperature. The humidity is so thick you can barely walk through it, you’re sunburned from watching the Cubs lose from the bleachers, and your Jeni’s ice cream cone melts as soon as your sandals hit the pavement....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Trump says Kavanaugh is ‘really devastated’ by sexual misconduct allegations President Trump said Tuesday that US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh “has been just really devastated by the hurt that’s been caused to him” by sexual misconduct allegations. “They’ve hurt that man and his family so badly,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force On...
00:17, 2019-09-18

Meghan Trainor Is ''Devastated'' After Learning About Her Fan's Death: ''I'll Keep You in My Heart'' Meghan Trainor shared the heartbreaking news that one of her biggest supporters passed away. On Tuesday, the "Good Mornin'" singer took a moment to dedicate an Instagram post......
04:34, 2019-06-12

Devastated North Carolina town still reeling from Florence TRENTON, N.C. (AP) — Nine months after Hurricane Florence inundated North Carolina, communities such as Trenton illustrate the slow and uneven pace of recovery. With hurricane season starting June 1, the courthouse and jail have yet to reopen as judges hear cases in an office building and inmates ar...
17:00, 2019-06-22

Historic hurricane Dorian growing, lurching toward USA; Bahamas devastated Hurricane Dorian diminished to Category 2 storm status as it slowly turned to the northwest, still a historic and violent storm pummeling the Bahamas.        ...
00:17, 2019-09-04

Hurricane Dorian stories of survival emerge from devastated Bahamas As rescue teams fan out in attempts to reach areas of the Bahamas devastated by Hurricane Dorian, dramatic accounts of survival are emerging from the blasted landscape of smashed and flooded homes. ...
20:51, 2019-09-04

Global effort to aid devastated Bahamas gears up in Dorian's wake An international relief effort to bring humanitarian aid to stunned residents of the Bahamas gathered pace on Thursday as Hurricane Dorian churned northward off the coast of South Carolina, threatening storm surges and flooding....
21:34, 2019-09-05

Reckless Loans Devastated Taxi Drivers. Now Prosecutors Are Investigating. “I hope they help us,” said Mohammed Hoque, a cabdriver who spoke with agents as part of a new federal investigation into exploitative lending practices....
13:00, 2019-09-10

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Shelley Kerr says Scotland ‘devastated’ after cruel World Cup exit • ‘We feel very hard done by,’ says coach after 3-3 Argentina draw• Neville looks forward as England beat Japan to reach last 16Phil Neville looked forward to the “business end” of the World Cup after watching his side defeat Japan 2-0 to reach the knockout stages as group winners. But while England...
03:17, 2019-06-20

Dorian-devastated Bahamas gears up for potential tropical cyclone Nearly two weeks after a Category 5 hurricane battered it’s shores, the Bahamas is expected to experience strong winds and rains as the National Hurricane Center issued a warning Friday for a potential tropical cyclone. ...
16:51, 2019-09-13

Bahamas' tourism could be devastated for a long time after Hurricane Dorian Hurricane Dorian is the strongest storm ever to hit the Bahamas, and the country will struggle to get its tourism-based economy back on track for quite some time....
05:51, 2019-09-04

The Death Toll from Hurricane Dorian in the Devastated Bahamas Climbs to 20 (FREEPORT, Bahamas) — The ground crunched under Greg Alem’s feet on Wednesday as he walked over the ruins of his home, laid waste by Hurricane Dorian. He touched a splintered beam of wood and pointed to the fallen trees, overcome by memories. “We planted those trees ourselves. Ever...
22:00, 2019-09-05

Teen left ‘absolutely devastated’ after bully’s cruel stunt at prom A teenage schoolgirl whose picture went viral after bullies poured a bottle of juice over her on prom night is speaking for the first time about her “humiliating” ordeal. Emilee Perry, 16, was sitting alone at the end of year celebration when she suddenly felt a gush of liquid go over th...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Vintage plane helps carry aid to devastated Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian The island of Great Abaco in the Bahamas has no power and a fuel shortage has slowed relief and recovery efforts. However, aid continues to pour in.        ...
09:34, 2019-09-08

Suarez devastated as shootout miss sees Uruguay crash out of Copa Luis Suarez broke down in tears after his shootout miss saw Uruguay dumped out of the Copa America by unfancied Peru on Saturday, the 15 times champions losing 5-4 on penalties after having three goals ruled out in a scoreless draw....
13:00, 2019-06-30

Leaving Bahamas devastated, Dorian regains strength to crawl up U.S. coast Hurricane Dorian left stretches of the Bahamas looking as if they had been carpet bombed, and was regaining strength as it crawled up the U.S. Atlantic coast, possibly making landfall later on Thursday in South Carolina....
12:17, 2019-09-05

‘I’m Devastated.’ Jamie Oliver Announces His U.K. Restaurant Chain Has Filed for Bankruptcy (LONDON) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts. The insolvency will leave 1,000 people out of work and reignited worries about local retai...
20:00, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 7-Global effort to aid devastated Bahamas gears up in Dorian's wake An international relief effort to bring humanitarian aid to stunned residents of the Bahamas gathered pace on Thursday as Hurricane Dorian churned northward off the coast of South Carolina, threatening storm surges and flooding....
21:00, 2019-09-05

The Bahamas Are Still Devastated From Hurricane Dorian. A Tropical Storm Could Make Things Worse A possible tropical cyclone is bearing down on the Bahamas communities that were decimated just days ago by the Category 5 storm Hurricane Dorian. Although the potential storm isn’t expected to be near Dorian’s level, it may still wreak havoc on islands such as Great Abaco and Grand Baha...
02:34, 2019-09-14

Wisconsin officials devastated by deaths of wife and daughter of men's hoops assistant Howard Moore's wife, Jennifer, was 46 years old. His daughter Jaidyn was 9. The Wisconsin assistant remains hospitalized after the fatal accident.        ...
04:00, 2019-05-27

'Devastated and heartbroken': NYC power outage cancels Broadway shows, Jennifer Lopez concert Scores of Broadway shows and even a Jennifer Lopez concert at Madison Square Garden Saturday night came to a halt as a massive power outage left more than 61,000 customers in the dark. ...
06:17, 2019-07-14

Fatal stabbings of mom, 3 kids leave relatives, friends devastated; suspect in custody, authorities say Friends and family of a 29-year-old Georgia mother and her three children, who were found fatally stabbed in an apartment Wednesday, say the tragedy has come as a total shock to the community, according to reports....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Ancient Scottish Church Bell Stolen from Sacred Island Leaving Locals Devastated A sacred symbol of Scottish identity, a late medieval bell, has been stolen from a remote ruined chapel on an uninhabited Scottish isle which featured as the ‘Black Lake’ in the Harry Potter films. ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Twitter is changing Twitter.com to be more like mobile app     The new Twitter Web interface... In a blog post today, Twitter announced the rollout of a new version of the Twitter.com website that revamps the Web interface to bring it more in line with the design and fun...
02:34, 2019-07-16

James Bulger's devastated mother pleads for killer Jon Venables to not be released from jail early The devastated mother of murdered two-year-old toddler James Bulger has pleaded against one of his killers' early release, calling Jon Venables a "threat and danger to society"....
03:00, 2019-08-20

Anheuser-Busch sending 150,000 cans of drinking water to flood-devastated communities in Oklahoma and Missouri Anheuser-Busch operates two breweries — on in Georgia and one in Colorado — that pause beer production to can emergency drinking water at periodic intervals throughout the year....
23:17, 2019-05-28

'She just started living': Family devastated after Detroit girl, 9, mauled by dogs Emma Valentina Hernandez was fatally attacked by three dogs in an alley near her Detroit home. The dogs probably will be euthanized.        ...
20:00, 2019-08-21

New Twitter Still Has Old Twitter's Problems This week, Twitter unveiled a redesigned version of its website, greeting desktop users with a new appearance and added features including dedicated pages for bookmarks and exploring topics....
16:34, 2019-07-20

Natalie Christopher: Boyfriend of British scientist says he is 'devastated' over partner's death The boyfriend of British astrophysicist Dr Natalie Christopher, who fell to her death down a 65ft ravine, has spoken of his 'devastation' since the discovery of her body....
14:51, 2019-08-09

'They're absolutely devastated:' Family of 18-month-old girl killed in cruise ship fall to return home The family of Chloe Wiegand, who died after falling out of an 11th-floor window on Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas, is heading home to Indiana.       ...
21:51, 2019-07-11

Rush Hour Ricardo Tomé is an artist currently working on Decay of Logos, a small indie game taking a lot of cues from both Zelda and Princess Mononoke....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Nora Quoirin's devastated family say their 'hearts are broken' as they hope post-mortem will reveal how 15-year-old died in jungle The devastated family of Nora Quoirin hope a post-mortem will provide answers on how the teen died following the discovery of her body in Malaysian jungle....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Let's See How Much Fun We Can Squeeze Out Of The Last Half Hour Of E3 Yes, E3 2019 ended three weeks ago. However, in my nightmares, I’m still there, slamming energy drinks and binge-sitting in every gamer chair my eyes can see. As long as my neck still hurts from the flight back, I cannot refrain from scraping the bottom of the E3 barrel. Watch me try and fail to die...
04:51, 2019-07-04

24-hour rainfall totals TUCSON – Here’s a list of the rainfall totals from the last 24 hours! ...PRECIPITATION TOTALS OVER PAST 24 HOURS... LOCATION 24-HOUR RAINFALL COCHISE COUNTY WEST TURKEY CREEK 0.04 RUCKER CANYON 0.11...
17:51, 2019-09-17

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's economic and social policies, leadership says....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Kim Cattrall: 'I don’t want to be in a situation for even an hour where I’m not enjoying myself' The actor, 62, on losing her brother, awful things directors have said, and having enough of Sex and the CityMy parents were a huge influence on the person I’ve become. Mum was a secretary and dad was a construction engineer. They were scousers, real grafters and emigrated to Canada when I was a bab...
19:00, 2019-08-10

How Many Hogs Can Be Slaughtered Per Hour? Pork Industry Wants More A proposed federal rule would essentially do away with speed limits at pork processing plants. Some watchdog groups worry it will threaten worker and consumer safety....
09:51, 2019-08-09

TFD crews battle two house fires within a hour TUCSON –Tucson Fire Department responded to two fires within an hour of each other early Thursday morning. Initially, crews were dispatched to a home in the 2000 block of W. Water Street before 7 a.m., for reports of smoke. #metaslider_274468_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-rig...
20:00, 2019-07-11

Learn how to launch your consulting business in just one hour By starting your own consultancy business, you can not only help others improve, but create a healthy income stream around your schedule and your lifestyle. You can follow the steps for getting into that competitive field with the training found in the How to Launch a Consulting Business course. Bes...
19:51, 2019-09-13

Watch the 24-Hour Nürburgring Race Live Right Here Right Now The 47th edition of the 24 hours of Nürburgring is going to be on, well, all day (obviously) and warm-ups have been rolling for awhile. But official racing kicks off at 6:30 a.m. pst in the U.S.A. (right now!) and there’s a livestream feed for you right here....
20:51, 2019-06-22

Djokovic prepares for Wimbledon with 'seven-hour' meeting Preparing to try and retain a Wimbledon title is arduous enough but men's top seed Novak Djokovic says he has spent as much time in the past few days playing politics as hitting tennis balls....
01:00, 2019-06-30

A typical hour in the life of the Irish border The map above shows border crossings in real time over the busiest hour of an ordinary Monday. The currently invisible frontier is not an arcane footnote of the Brexit process but an everyday part of people’s lives and livelihoods Continue reading......
18:51, 2019-09-02

Uber Copter Is Here For People Worth $400 an Hour Uber is a modest company with modest goals. It simply wants to change how people get around and also get New Yorkers from Manhattan to John F. Kennedy Airport in less than half an hour. I’m still not entirely sure how it plans to accomplish the former, but Uber’s plan for the latter is pretty straig...
02:00, 2019-06-07

Net-a-Porter's 24-Hour Beauty Flash Sale Is On Now! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
11:34, 2019-07-23

Barricaded individual surrenders after 5-hour stand off TUCSON – An individual has been taken into custody after a five-hour police standoff on the northwest side Friday afternoon. According to officials, an individual wanted by Tucson Police Department was located by the U.S. Marshals Service Friday morning. The individual barricaded themselves ne...
04:00, 2019-07-20

Need of the hour is breakthrough disruption rather than incremental change Disruption is becoming a persistent way of life and a vast majority of businesses have been impacted by the disruption.“We are all living in an unprecedented time of business disruption and in that business disruption; we need clarity about what we want on our technology and business investme...
07:51, 2019-09-18

Wayfair's 48-Hour Clearout Sale Is On: Save Up to 70% Now We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
16:51, 2019-08-10

How to do Norway on a shoestring? Take a 12-hour trip to Oslo With a pint costing £11, only a mug would head to Oslo for a ‘budget’ break, right? But it’s possible …The reactions you get to saying you’re doing Oslo, one of the most expensive cities in the world, “on the cheap,” are a lot like those you’d get if you announced your plans to fund your own space a...
11:00, 2019-09-08

Kipchoge to attempt sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October "Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge\u0027s second attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12 this year, event organisers INEOS said on Thursday."...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Man undergoes surgery to deflate painful 36-hour erection A 41-year-old United Kingdom man is getting very candid about an experience that nearly cost him his manhood. Elliott Rossiter, of Bristol, England, told South West News Service (SWNS), a British news agency, that he was visiting friends in France when he suddenly developed an erection. But he was n...
21:51, 2019-09-20

Bentley's new Flying Spur sedan can go 207 miles per hour The new Bentley Flying Spur four-door sedan has roomy leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, rich wood veneers and it can hit a top speed of over 200 miles an hour....
11:51, 2019-06-13

Max Verstappen wins Austrian GP after three-hour inquiry into overtake • Red Bull driver’s pass on Leclerc allowed to stand• Bottas third, Vettel fourth, Hamilton fifthThere were pillars of orange smoke bellowing into the natural amphitheatre of the Red Bull Ring as the Styrian mountains echoed to the raucous celebrations of thousands of Dutch fans roaring home Max Ver...
22:51, 2019-06-30

Putintseva beats Friedsam after 3-hour match in Nuremberg NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan won the longest match of the WTA Tour season so far, overcoming Germany’s Anna-Lena Friedsam 7-5, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (2) on Thursday to reach the Nuremberg Cup semifinals. Putintseva converted her first match point in a match that l...
22:17, 2019-05-23

After Two Decades, Owen Hart's Death Is Still WWE's Darkest Hour If you were a wrestling fan on May 23rd, 1999, you were probably doing one of three things. One of those was watching WWE’s latest pay-per-view event, Over the Edge. Another was using “scramblevision” to listen to that event by tuning a TV or VCR without a cable box to the pay-per-view channel. Some...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Qantas to Test Human Endurance for a 19-Hour Flight Global airlines are vying to operate ultralong flights made possible by new fuel-efficient aircraft. Airlines want to see what they can do to improve the passenger experience and keep pilots and crew alert....
18:51, 2019-08-22

Aspiring actress took own life an hour after release from hospital The family of an aspiring actress who took her own life an hour after psychiatrists released her from a mental health hospital have called for better assessments for vulnerable patients....
19:00, 2019-09-19

Rush hour delivery: mom gives birth during morning commute (KING) Time in the car is often time we forget. But for Julie Aguila, Wednesday morning’s drive is one she will always remember. “I just didn’t expect delivering on a freeway,” said Aguila, who delivered her daughter Wednesday morning on the side of Washington’s I-405. ...
21:51, 2019-08-08

‘Hour of darkness’ for Bahamas; 43 dead, with toll to rise Top Bahamas officials says search and rescue teams are still trying to reach some communities isolated by flood waters and debris after Hurricane Dorian, while the official death toll has risen to 43 and is likely to increase even more...
18:00, 2019-09-07

Qantas tests 19-hour direct flights from UK and US to Sydney Three flights scheduled on new Boeing 787-9 as airline looks at introducing route in 2022Qantas is to test non-stop direct flights from London to Sydney to see whether passengers and crew can tolerate what would be the world’s longest commercial flight at 19 hours.The Australian airline will carry 4...
18:17, 2019-08-22

An 8-hour work week could be ideal for mental health How many hours of paid work per week are actually beneficial for mental health? It could be as little as 8, suggests a new study from the United Kingdom....
18:00, 2019-06-21

Sephora Closes All U.S. Stores for 1-Hour ‘Inclusion Workshop’ (NEW YORK) — Sephora closed all of its U.S. stores for an hour Wednesday to host “inclusion workshops” for its 16,000 employees, just over a month after R&B star SZA said she had security called on her while shopping at a store in California. The beauty retailer said the training h...
19:01, 2019-06-05

Earn more than $250 an hour with these high paying independent jobs Shifting workplace norms and a tight labor market are giving employees the freedom to strike out on their own while raking in impressive sums, according to a new study from Upwork, which lists the most lucrative independent work in the U.S....
05:51, 2019-08-22

RJD Leader Gives Zero Hour Notice In Rajya Sabha Over Floods Raising the issue of floods across the country in Rajya Sabha, Rashtriya Janata Dal lawmaker Manoj Jha on Thursday gave Zero Hour notice in the upper house of Parliament....
09:51, 2019-07-18

Justifying our love: An hour of Madonna’s greatest non-hits Madonna is modern pop’s original icon, someone whose music and influence will be shared, enjoyed, and debated for decades to come. A capital-S “Star” back when such a thing meant ubiquity without the aid of the internet, her style and substance were inseparable, the forward-thinking approach to both...
21:51, 2019-06-13

Top 'Live-Streamers' Get $50,000 an Hour to Play New Videogames Online The world’s biggest videogame publishers are paying popular gamers tens of thousands of dollars to play their latest releases live over the internet, hoping to break through to buyers in a crowded industry where dominant games like “Fortnite” cast a large shadow....
08:51, 2019-05-22

All-Electric Porsche Taycan Achieves 24 Hour Endurance Run Porsche's first electric sports car - the Taycan - had a successful endurance test over 24 hours that saw it drive 3,425 kilometres non stop. The test was carried out at Italy's Nardo high-speed......
02:00, 2019-08-20

Qantas tests 19-hour, nonstop flights to Australia Qantas is flying Boeing 787s from New York and London to Sydney to study the effect of ultra-long-haul flights on the human body.       ...
17:51, 2019-08-22

Ask The Salty Waitress: I’m too broke for office happy hour Dear Salty, I’m a college student with a summer internship at a marketing firm in San Francisco. I like the job overall—the people are nice, I’m learning a lot, and I get to do real work. But while it is a paid internship, I’m barely making enough to cover my portion of the expensive rent. The probl...
21:34, 2019-05-21

| Zverev survives 4-hour marathon, Del Potro battles on Alexander Zverev survived a bruising four-hour battle to reach the French Open second round on Tuesday while dangerman Juan Martin del Potro also progressed....
16:34, 2019-05-28

Alec Baldwin worried he’d die going 130 miles per hour “SNL” favorite Alec Baldwin talks his love of sports cars ahead of playing infamous automaker John DeLorean in documentary “Framing John DeLorean.”        ...
21:34, 2019-06-06

Don't Miss Joss & Main's 48-Hour $20 Decor Sale We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
18:00, 2019-05-21

African Americans need 24-hour blood pressure checks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Measuring blood pressure outside the clinic using 24-hour monitoring equipment is important for identifying and managing hypertension in African-Americans, a new study shows....
12:51, 2019-08-20

Woodstock 50 loses its venue and event producer within an hour The writing has been on the wall since April when the Woodstock 50 lost its investors, Densu Aegus Network’s Amplifi Live. The event’s organizers were determined to move forward with the festival despite the major hiccup, promising an iconic event worthy of the legendary Woodstock name. Now, Woodsto...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Cannes critics let rip at Kechiche's three-hour twerk fest A three-and-a-half hour largely plotless movie set in a nightclub, featuring girls twerking from every angle and a 13-minute explicit sex scene in the toilet, claimed the dubious honor as the most universally panned film at Cannes on Friday....
17:17, 2019-05-24

Extended scares: in defense of the two-hour-plus horror movie In Midsommar, Ari Aster’s divisive follow-up to Hereditary, scares are drawn out for 140 minutes, allowing for a more effectively nightmarish experienceAs a movie-watcher develops a more clearly honed sense of their own taste, they may come to understand certain disparaging critical remarks as cover...
09:34, 2019-07-01

The Best And Funniest Moments Of SonicFox's 72-Hour Charity Stream Legendary fighting game competitor Dominique “SonicFox” McLean spent last weekend raising over $20,000 for charity during a marathon livestream that featured copious amounts of Mortal Kombat and Injustice gameplay, surprise guest appearances, musical performances, and one major change to the young p...
05:00, 2019-08-28

Simultaneous Polls Need Of The Hour: President Ram Nath Kovind Noting that frequent elections in various parts of the country have impacted the pace and continuity of development, President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday urged parliamentarians to seriously consider......
15:34, 2019-06-20

British deal with US over Chagos Islands not its finest hour It was not Britain's finest hour.  In the mid-60s Harold Wilson wanted Polaris missiles, the US sought a base in the middle of the Indian Ocean.  ...
19:51, 2019-05-23

Couple accused in killing had 8-hour head start A husband and wife accused of killing a 72-year-old man overpowered two security guards in Utah and tied them up in a van, giving the couple hours of head start on authorities trying to recapture them....
10:51, 2019-08-31

Sephora Will Shut Down for an Hour of Diversity Training Tomorrow In April, R&B star SZA said a Sephora employee called security to monitor her. Now the makeup store will take an hour off to address diversity and inclusion....
13:00, 2019-06-04

Pakistan brought to a standstill for 'Kashmir hour' demonstrations Pakistanis brought the nation to a standstill at midday Friday as they gathered for "Kashmir hour" to show their solidarity with the disputed region, after India stripped the state of Jammu and Kashmir of its autonomy and reclassified it as a union territory earlier this month....
18:34, 2019-08-30

Trinamool Lawmakers Give 2 Zero Hour Notices In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress (TMC) parliamentarians today gave Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha over two different issues pertaining to the Centre's recent proposals....
08:51, 2019-07-08

These wireless headphones boast an incredible 100-hour battery life If you regularly use wireless headphones to soundtrack your journey to work, you'll know how frustrating it is when your battery drains down mid-commute; enter the Cleer Audio Enduro 100 wireless headphones. These over-ear headphones promise a staggering 100 hours of battery life – ...
11:51, 2019-08-14

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamsters....
00:17, 2019-08-15

Undocumented, vulnerable, scared: the women who pick your food for $3 an hour In the fields of south Texas Mexican women work long hours in dangerous conditions under the ever-present threat of deportationOn a rainy, pre-dawn Monday morning in the fields of the Rio Grande Valley along the Mexican border in south Texas, little constellations of flashlights twinkle across the g...
19:01, 2019-07-10

Volcano in Mexico erupts multiple times in 24-hour span Volcán Popocatépetl, the second-highest volcano in North America, erupted over seven times in 24 hours.        ...
02:00, 2019-08-15

Hurricane Dorian: Islands in 'hour of darkness' as conditions deteriorate The Bahamian prime minister has said the islands are in their "hour of darkness" as conditions "rapidly" deteriorate six days after Hurricane Dorian ripped through....
06:00, 2019-09-08

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature a week significantly boosts health and wellbeing, research suggests, even if you simply sit and enjoy the peace.The physical and mental health benefits of time spent in parks, woods or t...
17:00, 2019-06-13

Inside a 24-hour firehouse shift with UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic Former UFC champion Stipe Miocic will challenge Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight belt on Saturday. But his training was put on hold for a 24-hour shift at the local firehouse....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Raising minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift pay for up to 27M but leave 1.3M jobless Doubling U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour would raise pay for up to 27 million workers and lift 1.3M from poverty but leave 1.3M jobless, CBO says.       ...
09:51, 2019-07-09

Kipchoge likens sub-two hour marathon attempt to moon landing Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge says running a marathon in under two hours would be comparable in the annals of human achievement to standing on the moon or scaling Everest for the first time....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Vermont gov vetoes creating 24-hour wait period for handguns MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has vetoed a bill that would have established a 24-hour waiting period to buy handguns. The move comes just over a year after Vermont imposed its first significant gun ownership restrictions following what police say was a near-miss school s...
05:17, 2019-06-11

Indian toddler trapped in well dies amid 110-hour rescue try A hospital official in India says a 2-year-old boy who fell deep into an unused village well has been confirmed dead after rescuers worked nearly 110 hours to reach him....
10:17, 2019-06-11

| Darwin shooting suspect had parole tag, evaded police for an hour The man accused of killing four men in a shooting spree in northern Australia while evading police for more than an hour was a ex-convict wearing a monitoring bracelet, authorities say, ordering an urgent review into parole procedures....
21:00, 2019-06-06

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed increase in a decade....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Beto O'Rourke's labor plan promises $15 an hour, right to unionize Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled his plans for a 21st century labor contract that calls for more rights and higher pay for workers and stronger unions....
02:17, 2019-08-23

Michigan man impaled by tree stump rescued after 14-hour wait A man impaled by a tree stump at Michigan State University was stranded for 14 hours before being rescued by a group of runners, according to a report. The unidentified victim somehow fell from a tree near a campus running trail at about 6 p.m. Friday, landing on a 2-inch wide stump, according to th...
11:17, 2019-07-17

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support in the GOP-majority Senate. ​Approval by a 231-199 vote came after Democratic moderates and liberals ​worked out a compromise to increase it to $15 f...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Stranger Things 3 Is Like an 8-Hour Summer Blockbuster, Here's Our Non-Spoiler Review Almost two years after its second season debuted, Stranger Things 3 finally comes to Netflix this week. We’ve seen it, we’ve enjoyed it, and we’ll get into a lot of the specifics after everyone else has had a chance to do the same. Until then though, we thought you might be interested in some broade...
00:00, 2019-07-01

Groom accused of killing bride in 48-hour bondage session ‘Til bondage do us part. A German man faces manslaughter charges for killing his new bride while engaging in marathon BDSM sex on their honeymoon, the Daily Mail reported. Ralph Jankus, 52, was on trial Wednesday in Krefeld, Germany, for the death of his 49-year-old wife, Christel, days after ...
01:17, 2019-06-20

If you think most TV shows are too long, check out these 7 excellent half-hour series The modern TV landscape is starting to generate something of a first world problem among some harried viewers increasingly faced with a perplexing dilemma. Shows with runtimes of less than an hour seem to be few and far between these days. Thanks to Netflix and its fellow streamers, among other purv...
20:51, 2019-06-15

Why Uber and Lyft drivers caused rush-hour chaos Hundreds of angry Uber and Lyft drivers created a rush-hour nightmare on two of the city’s busiest highways — the FDR and BQE — Tuesday to protest a new policy they say is taking money out of their pockets. The hacks are furious that their bosses have enacted a measure that will deactivate their app...
14:17, 2019-09-18

Ghana president convinces Asamoah Gyan to come out of 24-hour retirement Gyan: ‘A presidential request cannot be disregarded’President urged Gyan ‘in the national interest’ to make U-turnAsamoah Gyan has made a rapid U-turn on his decision to retire from Ghana duty and will now play at the Africa Cup of Nations after being told by the nation’s president it is “in the nat...
16:00, 2019-05-22

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The House has approved legislation ...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Ultra cyclist targets 24-hour record, with no toilet breaks Riding a bicycle round and round a velodrome non-stop for 24 hours sounds like a form of penance but for 48-year-old James MacDonald it is just another extreme two-wheeled challenge that needs to be crossed off his list....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Raccoon freed from storm grate by 10 first responders in 2-hour ordeal A raccoon got his head stuck in a storm grate in Massachusetts — and it took a team of 10 first responders more than two hours to free him from the situation, according to reports. Photos posted by the Newton Fire Department show the furry critter’s head poking through a small square hole in t...
06:34, 2019-08-05

Feed your dog insects and microwave your dinner: a 24-hour guide to going green From borrowing clothes to switching search engines, there are ways to boost your environmental credentials throughout the day• This feature appears in tomorrow’s special climate issue of Weekend magazineBritons use 840bn litres of water a year showering, with some power showers using up to 15 litres...
09:00, 2019-07-01

Target challenges Amazon Prime Day with its own 48-hour deal marathon Target is targeting Amazon's Prime Day with a 48-hour deal marathon of its own. Just like Prime Day, Target's "Deal Days" event will be held from July 15 to July 16 and feature a flurry of discounts and deals on thousands of products.But unlike Prime Day, which only paying Amazon Prime subscribers c...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Washington Monument elevator broke down for 'about an hour' during re-opening weekend Someone tweeted from the top of the Washington Monument on Saturday that the elevator wasn't working and they were stuck.       ...
12:00, 2019-09-22

Hyundai WRC driver Neuville seeks 24 hour event after TCR debut Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Thierry Neuville wants to contest a 24-hour event in a GT3 car, after making a winning circuit racing debut in TCR Germany last weekend...
15:17, 2019-08-21

De Blasio logged a 7-hour work month at City Hall Mayor Bill de Blasio spent a mere seven hours — less than one full workday — at City Hall during the month he launched his bid for the White House, records reviewed by The Post show. Hizzoner showed up at his office on just six occasions in May, taking part in two meetings, four events......
08:17, 2019-09-03

FAA chief calls 8-hour meeting on Boeing 737 MAX 'exceedingly positive' The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that an eight-hour meeting with international air regulators to discuss the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX was "exceedingly positive" and "constructive."...
01:34, 2019-05-24

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Starts, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, began this morning at 6.51 am. The moon......
07:00, 2019-07-14

House inches toward 11th hour deal on aid for border crisis House Democratic leaders are close to completing a long-awaited deal with Republicans to deliver billions in emergency aid to the southern border, with plans to approve the package as early as next week. The House aims to pass its bill as soon as next Tuesday, with just days to spare before Congress...
04:51, 2019-06-20

How malformed packets caused CenturyLink’s 37-hour, nationwide outage Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | RiverNorthPhotography) CenturyLink's nationwide, 37-hour outage in December 2018 disrupted 911 service for millions of Americans and prevented completion of at least 886 calls to 911, a new Federal Communications Commission report said. Back in December, FCC Chairma...
03:00, 2019-08-20

Sanders campaign roiled by complaints it's paying less than $15 an hour to staffers Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential bid is reportedly going through internal turmoil over staff complaints that the campaign isn't paying the equivalent of the $15 an hour wage that Sanders has backed as a federal minimum....
00:34, 2019-07-20

FAA chief calls eight-hour meeting on Boeing 737 MAX 'exceedingly positive' The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that an eight-hour meeting with international air regulators to discuss the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX was "exceedingly positive" and "constructive."...
06:00, 2019-05-24

Cops’ 5-hour rescue operation for kitten trapped in car engine An adorable kitten got stuck in a car’s engine in Brooklyn early Sunday — sparking a 5-hour police operation to rescue it. “It’s just part of the job — from cats to bad guys, we do this for a living,” said one of the cops, who did not give his name. Anastasia Kulc...
01:00, 2019-06-17

Quentin Tarantino curated a four-hour playlist of songs from his own movies, just for you There’s a lot to love about Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood, the ninth (-ish?) film from Quentin Tarantino: Leonardo DiCaprio’s insecurity-driven meltdowns, Brad Pitt shirtless and somehow even more attractive (and hilarious) than he’s ever been, Margaret Qualley’s weird-ass hippie vibe, the dog. A...
18:34, 2019-07-31

TPD identifies domestic violence suspect arrested in 21-hour standoff TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s 21-hour police standoff at a southeast side residence was identified by Tucson Police Department Wednesday morning. At around 9 p.m. Monday, TPD responded to a home near Pantano and Stella roads in reference to a domestic violence incid...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Get a free Starbucks Frappuccino or espresso drink during Happy Hour Thursday Starbucks Happy Hour is back with a buy-one-get-one free deal on Frappuccino and espresso drinks. Plus learn about other July deals and freebies.       ...
12:34, 2019-07-18

Perseid meteor shower to peak with dozens of shooting stars per hour Shooting stars are about to rain down from the heavens and illuminate the night sky as the best meteor shower of the entire year, known as the Perseids, reaches its peak....
16:00, 2019-08-12

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
00:01, 2019-07-19

FDNY lieutenant, 54, dies of heart attack after 24-hour shift, officials say A 54-year-old lieutenant with the New York City Fire Department died of a heart attack early Saturday after completing a 24-hour shift that included responding to a kitchen fire and a half-dozen other emergencies, the department said. ...
02:51, 2019-08-14

First final-set tie-breaker avoided as Muchova edges Pliskova in three-hour epic "Third seed Karolina Pliskova fell at the fourth-round stage at Wimbledon despite twice serving for the match as Karolina Muchova battled to a three-set victory over her fellow Czech."...
18:51, 2019-07-08

Tlaib calls for $20-an-hour minimum wage: 'I can't allow people to be living off tips' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., called for a federal minimum wage of $20 per hour at an event in Detroit on Sunday night, prompting mockery from conservatives and threatening to force mainline Democrats in the 2020 presidential race to address the issue during upcoming debates....
05:17, 2019-07-23

Qantas to test 19-hour flights between Sydney and New York City, London Australian carrier Qantas announced Thursday it will test new 19-hour routes from both London and New York City to Sydney this year, to see if it's a viable option to add to its schedule....
00:17, 2019-08-23

Drone sighting at Germany’s busiest airport grounds flights for about an hour A drone sighting caused all flights to be suspended at Frankfurt Airport for around an hour this morning. The airport is Germany’s busiest by passenger numbers, serving almost 14.8 million passengers in the first three months of this year. In a tweet sent after flights had resumed the airport ...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Asgard’s Wrath — How Sanzaru is crafting a 30-hour Norse saga game in VR Asgard's Wrath is one of the full triple-A games in the works for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. We talked with Sanzaru's Mat Kraemer about it.Read More...
18:00, 2019-05-21

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Nearly a month's worth of rain in 1 hour triggers travel nightmare in D.C. area Commuters in the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore area faced an extremely difficult and dangerous drive back to work on Monday as heavy downpours flooded local roadways....
04:00, 2019-07-09

Pompeo in Kabul: ‘the hour has come for peace’ in Afghanistan, US ‘prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. PREPARED TO LEAVE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is close to a deal with the Taliban on ending its support of terrorism in return for a U.S. pledge to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan at some future date....
19:00, 2019-06-27

FDNY firefighter suffers fatal heart attack after 24-hour shift After work, an FDNY lieutenant suffered a fatal heart attack at his Orange County home early Saturday in what fire officials are treating as a line-of-duty death. Lt. Brian J. Sullivan, 54, of Squad Company 41 in the Bronx suffered the heart attack at his home in Monroe the morning after completing ...
00:34, 2019-08-14

Suspect Surrenders After Shooting 6 Police Officers During 8-Hour Standoff in Philadelphia: ‘It Was Like a War’ After shooting six police officers during a standoff that lasted almost eight hours, 36-year-old Maurice Hill surrendered to authorities....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Suspect at large after shooting on Texas freeway during rush hour kills 2 Police in Texas are searching for a gunman who opened fire on a freeway in Houston during the evening rush hour Thursday, killing a driver and his passenger....
13:51, 2019-08-09

The World Wastes Tons of Food. A Grocery ‘Happy Hour’ Is One Answer. Groceries and companies in Europe are cooperating with consumers to reduce $680 billion in food waste each year. Food near expiration turns into bargains....
04:34, 2019-09-09

British Airways pilots ground planes in unprecedented 48-hour strike British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding most of the airline's flights and disrupting thousands of travelers' plans in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute....
08:00, 2019-09-09

Drugs, exploitation, 72-hour shifts: can Hollywood take care of its child stars? The film Judy tracks the final year of Judy Garland’s life, the quintessential cautionary tale of child stardom. The list of tragic names since suggest things have not improved much – although some directors are tryingJudy Garland was a walking ghost story. Watch footage of the patron saint of child...
19:34, 2019-08-30

The Painted Bird review – savage, searing three-hour tour of hell Stellan Skarsgård, Harvey Keitel and Udo Kier star in this phantasmagorical horror about eastern Europe that saw half the Venice audience walk out. I couldn’t look awayOne day they’ll make a film about the first public screening of The Painted Bird, inside the Sala Darsena at the 2019 Venice film fe...
13:17, 2019-09-04

Woman escapes 6-hour rape ordeal by jumping from second-floor window A battered woman escaped a terrifying six-hour ordeal at the hands of a violent rapist by leaping from the second-floor window of a Queens house, according to police. The 29-year-old was allegedly raped repeatedly while trapped in a house in Laurelton early Thursday — also getting punched so h...
00:17, 2019-06-03

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transition to civilian leadership....
19:51, 2019-05-28

New Delhi, we have a problem: India calls off lunar mission an hour before launch The abortive launch represents a blow to India’s quest to build its capabilities in space. With Chandrayaan-2, India was hoping to become the fourth nation besides the United States, Russia and China to soft-land on the moon’s surface....
19:00, 2019-07-15

Six Flags seeks brave pairs for ‘30-Hour Couples Coffin Challenge’ They say shared near-death experiences bring people closer together, and Six Flags Great America is putting this theory to the test. The amusement park’s Maryland location is inviting 12 brass-balled contestants to spend 30 hours confined in a partially closed coffin with another person. The c...
08:00, 2019-09-11

Woman takes exams at hospital — a half hour after giving birth It was no rest for the weary for an Ethiopian woman who took her exams in a hospital — only 30 minutes after giving birth, according to a report. Almaz Derese, 21, of Metu in western Ethiopia, had hoped to take the secondary school tests before her baby was born, but they were postponed because......
22:00, 2019-06-12

24-hour strike paralyzes Argentina as unions protest austerity measures Flights, trains and buses across Argentina came to a halt as labor unions protested the policies of Mauricio Macri. The president's popularity has plummeted ahead of an election later this year....
10:51, 2019-05-30

Froome undergoes successful six-hour operation after high-speed crash "Chris Froome has undergone a successful six-hour operation after a high-speed crash on Wednesday left him in intensive care with multiple fractures."...
21:17, 2019-06-13

'Kashmir Hour' across Pakistan offers support for embattled India regions Tens of thousands of Pakistanis participated Friday in an observance to support the Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir territories after they were stripped of their autonomy this month....
18:34, 2019-08-30

Storm Dorian hits Canada as Bahamas left in 'hour of darkness' The prime minister of the Bahamas has said the islands are in their "hour of darkness" following the onslaught of Hurricane Dorian, which is now wreaking havoc in Canada after moving north up the US east coast....
13:00, 2019-09-08

Russia's Putin Arrives An Hour Late In Meet With Pope Francis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
20:00, 2019-07-04

Extinction Rebellion protesters stop rush-hour traffic in London Lewisham campaigners block three roads into city centre to highlight ‘air pollution crisis’Environmental protesters stopped traffic on three main roads into central London from the south-east in protest over the “air pollution crisis” in the area.The protesters, organised by a local chapter of the E...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Trump: Dems could help solve border crisis in '15 minutes to an hour' with one WH meeting President Trump said Democrats could stop stonewalling over immigration and solve the issue with just a quick meeting, in remarks broadcast Sunday with ABC News’ "This Week" anchor George Stephanopoulos....
06:00, 2019-06-17

Naturist couple offers £30 an hour for naked waiting staff at their wedding A couple are offering a generous £30 an hour wage for waiting staff at their wedding next month. But there's a catch - you have to do it completely naked....
05:00, 2019-09-19

Man’s foot severed in horrific motorcycle crash reattached during 7-hour surgery A man whose left foot was completely severed from his leg during a horrific motorcycle crash will not lose the appendage thanks to doctors who worked tirelessly to reattach it. ...
15:34, 2019-09-19

Vienna to host Eliud Kipchoge’s bid to break two-hour marathon barrier • World record holder will make second attempt to achieve feat• ‘It’s not unlike trying to put a man on the moon’Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon in Vienna in October. The Austrian capital has been chosen to host the Ineos 1:59 Challenge, in which the Kenyan...
04:34, 2019-06-28

Florida police officer pulled along at 60 miles per hour during traffic stop gone wrong (WESH/NBC News) Dramatic body camera footage shows a Florida police officer being dragged after a traffic stop gone wrong. Orlando Police say Zavier Askew, 25, took off from a traffic stop after the officer spotted marijuana in his car with the officer holding on. According to officials, the suspect...
14:51, 2019-06-20

Hope Hicks: Trump adviser's testimony offers seven-hour exercise in prevarication Former White House communications director was steered away from answering questions 155 timesThe Democrat-controlled house judiciary committee has released a 273-page transcript of frustrated efforts to interrogate Hope Hicks, a former top White House adviser, during a closed-door hearing on Wednes...
09:51, 2019-06-21

Daily on Energy: Democrats cramming to prepare for seven-hour climate town hall Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
01:51, 2019-09-04

10-hour wait: New $300 million Harry Potter coaster opens at Universal in Orlando Within an hour of opening on Thursday, Universal Orlando's newest Harry Potter ride, Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike, has a 10-hour wait....
00:51, 2019-06-14

Blow to 10,000-hour rule as study finds practice doesn't always make perfect Research of violinists undermines popular idea as average players practise more than best onesWith blatant disregard for the public benefits of motivational idioms, researchers have concluded that practice does not, necessarily, make perfect.A study of violinists found that merely good players pract...
10:00, 2019-08-21

'10 hour lines are not a sign of success:' How Galaxy's Edge is preserving the Disney experience When you land on the outer rim planet of Batuu, you may notice bubbling pods of blue and green milk, stormtroopers interrogating citizens or even the sound of a TIE Fighter zipping overhead. What you won't notice are lines....
23:00, 2019-08-28

Rush-Hour Bomb Blasts Government Buildings in Kabul, Triggers Gunfight Taliban militants detonated a vehicle bomb in a warren of government buildings in central Kabul, triggering a gunfight with security forces and leaving dozens of people wounded in the latest surge of violence to hit the country....
15:17, 2019-07-01

Majora's Mask Speedrunners Get World Record Under An Hour By Playing The Ocarina 63 Times As of six days ago, speedrunners have found a way to complete The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask in under an hour. The moody Ocarina of Time sequel is best known for its lengthy sidequests and countless collectables. A glitch allowing players to access a hidden debug menu has cut out much of the nec...
06:17, 2019-08-24

Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24-hour race with Toyota for second successive year Double Formula One champion Fernando Alonso struck lucky and won the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race for the second year in a row on Sunday with Toyota team-mates Kazuki Nakajima and Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi....
01:34, 2019-06-17

Malcolm Gladwell's famous 10,000 hour rule for mastering a skill isn't holding up in new research Oli Scarff/Getty Images The 10,000-hour rule popularized by Malcolm Gladwell roughly says if you practice one skill for 10,000 hours, you'll have a good chance at becoming an expert at it. As the Guardian reports, new research indicates the 10,000-hour rule alone doesn't account for mastery in a gi...
00:17, 2019-08-22

Protest seeks to stop US libraries supporting Drag Queen Story Hour Nearly 100,000 Christians have signed a petition to end backing for the events that present kids with ‘unabashedly queer role models’Nearly 100,000 Christians have signed a petition to the American Library Association protesting against its support of “Drag Queen Story Hour”, but the ALA has said it...
19:34, 2019-08-07

PM Modi, Amit Shah Hold 5-Hour Meet to Discuss Members of Cabinet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday met for five hours to finalise the members of the Union cabinet, who will take oath with the PM on Thursday. There have been talks about......
21:34, 2019-05-28

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers’ rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hi...
18:00, 2019-06-05

Major Power Outage Hits Britain, Causing Rush Hour Chaos Members of the public posted images on social media, which showed the underground tube network in the darkness and people having to use their mobile phones as torches....
22:51, 2019-08-09

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
10:34, 2019-06-05

MLB veteran Rajai Davis helps Mets win after 2-hour Uber ride to ballpark It was quite a night for Rajai Davis of the New York Mets: It started with batting practice in Pennsylvania and ended with him smacking a three-run home run in New York to cap a Mets victory....
06:51, 2019-05-23

Review: Rejoice! 'Downton Abbey' the movie is a two-hour episode – with another happy ending 'Downton Abbey' packs a season’s worth of plot into a two-hour movie that revolves around a royal visit. Fans, consider yourselves serviced.        ...
05:17, 2019-09-20

Unearth some repressed memories with an hour-long MTV special on 1999's "Year In Rock" It was the best of times and the most NuMetal of times. A time for JNCOs and boy bands and girly pop icons, for The Matrix and The Blair Witch Project. It was, in the words of Fred Durst, “1999, baby!” And it culminated in the Y2K panic that sent your mom hurtling toward Costco at light speed to sto...
22:51, 2019-08-07

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics through 24-hour free throw fundraiser Basketball analyst Deb Antonelli raised over $80,000 for Special Olympics through a free throw fundraiser. She shot for 24 hours.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

End Of An Era: Red Lobster Has Declared Bankruptcy After Paying For A 6-Hour Seafood Commercial Set Entirely To Beatles Music It’s about to become much harder to get your crab and lobster fix, because one of the most popular seafood chains in America just officially went under: Red Lobster has filed for bankruptcy after blowing all of their capital on a six-hour commercial set entirely to Beatles music....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Woman Risks Brain Eating Disease To Take A 3-Hour Swim In Roman Baths 2000-year-old Roman Baths in the English city of Bath have been closed for public bathing since 1978 after a girl died of a meningitis-related illness.  ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Yogi Adityanath Launches 24-Hour Free Helpline To Address Civic Complaints The Yogi Adityanath government on Thursday launched the Chief Minister's toll-free helpline that will enable people from across the state to register their complaints....
12:00, 2019-07-04

Summer vacation is amateur hour in the travel industry; here are 6 rookie errors to avoid Look before you book, read the fine print, pack the right attitude and more tips for avoiding rookie travel mistakes during summer travel season.       ...
20:51, 2019-07-12

Jacob Zuma relishes his day in court as Cyril Ramaphosa faces ‘very dark hour’ As South Africa’s former president appears before a corruption inquiry, there are fears he could stir up trouble for his successorJacob Zuma, South Africa’s former president, will make an unprecedented appearance before a judicial inquiry for a five-day grilling this week over corruption allegations...
11:34, 2019-07-14

HP debuts Elite Dragonfly 2-in-1 with ultra-light chassis, 24-hour battery life The new HP Elite Dragonfly 2-in-1. [credit: Valentina Palladino ] The commercial PC space can be slow to catch up to the consumer space when it comes to design and next-gen features. But HP ...
10:00, 2019-09-19

Viral: Raccoon Stuck In Sewer Grate Sparks 2 Hour Rescue Operation Firefighters were dispatched when a passing cyclist saw a raccoon clinging desperately to the grill of a sewer, head and tiny paws visible through the metal struts....
00:17, 2019-08-06

Daily on Energy: I watched the 7-hour Democratic town hall and wrote this diary Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
02:34, 2019-09-06

Man Restoring a Classic Synthesizer Goes On a 9-Hour Acid Trip After Accidentally Touching LSD-Covered Knob There are plenty of wild rumors, mythologies, and eyebrow-raising stories from the long history of music, including claims that parts of synthesizers designed by electronic music pioneer Don Buchla had been dipped in LSD. But as engineer Eliot Curtis recently discovered, those claims might actually ...
01:00, 2019-05-29

Mazda Breaks IMSA Bad Luck Streak With Dominant Watkins Glen 6-hour Victory On Sunday, after 6 hours of battling in the Colosseum that is Watkins Glen International, the #55 team of Olivier Pla, Jonathan Bomarito, and Harry Tinknell gave the Joest-operated sultry prototype its first taste of champagne....
19:17, 2019-07-01

Communications failure grinds 7 subway lines to a halt during sweltering rush hour commute Seven subway lines ground to a halt for more than 90 minutes on Friday evening, trapping rush hour commuters in trains and tunnels as temperatures in the city soared to 92 degrees. Transit officials on Twitter attributed the suspension of service on the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 lines and the Times Square...
03:00, 2019-07-20

Samsung Teases a Super-Light Laptop with a Monstrous 23-Hour Battery Life [Updated] Samsung always has a few surprises planned for its big launch events, so after announcing the new Galaxy Note 10, Samsung announced an ARM-based laptop with built-in LTE connectivity and a claim of a whopping 23-hours of battery life.Read more......
03:17, 2019-08-08

The 10,000-hour rule for sporting success is largely a myth, so let kids dabble | Sean Ingle A new book blows out of the water the theory that the key to sport success is relentless practice and focus from an early ageThis column comes from the sleepy Austrian town of Götzis, where Katarina Johnson-Thompson has obliterated a world-class heptathlon field, winning four of the seven discipline...
14:51, 2019-05-27

Dayton gunman spent half-hour inside bar before returning for rampage, police chief says The gunman who killed nine people, including his sister, in a 32-second rampage Aug. 4 in Dayton, Ohio, seems to have planned the attack “well before” arriving at the city’s Oregon District, the city’s police chief said Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-08-14

Daily on Energy: Climate activists reckon with the seven-hour town hall’s poor ratings Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:00, 2019-09-06

Think You Can Stay Sane On a 20-Hour Flight? This Airline Is Testing the Long-Haul Endurance Challenge Qantas Airways will run marathon ghost flights from New York and London to Sydney carrying just a few staff to see how the human body holds up before commercial services start. Qantas said Thursday it will simulate the world’s longest direct flights with Boeing Co. Dreamliners as soon as Octob...
18:51, 2019-08-22

Woman jumps from window to escape brutal 6-hour rape in Queens, suspect on the loose _____ The New York Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man accused of brutally raping a female acquaintance multiple times at his home in Queens. The woman, who is 29, jumped out of a window to escape. Michael Hosang, 53, is accused of raping the woman multiple t...
22:17, 2019-06-02

Teenager Phil Hanson aims for Le Mans redemption after tiredness ended 24-hour race last year He has co-driven with the likes of Fernando Alonso while his boss, Zak Brown, also heads up McLaren's Formula 1 operation but Phil Hanson is a relative unknown outside of endurance racing circles....
17:34, 2019-06-14

Tube strikes: Most London firms are in favour of banning walkouts during rush-hour to keep capital moving The majority of London businesses favour banning strikes on the Tube during the morning and evening peak times to keep the capital moving, a major survey reveals today....
23:34, 2019-08-27

Qantas Airways is testing ultra long-haul 19-hour flights to see how crew, pilots respond Australian airline Qantas announced Thursday that it's testing out nonstop service from New York and London to Sydney, estimated to take 19 hours.       ...
17:51, 2019-08-22

Woman escapes brutal 6-hour rape by jumping from window, police say; suspect identified, sought A 29-year-old woman who'd been brutally beaten and raped last week escaped by jumping out a second-floor window at her tormentors New York City home — where officials said she'd been assaulted for six hours....
16:34, 2019-06-03

Amid Hour-Long Lines, Customers Fight Over Products as Costco Opens First Store in China (Bloomberg) — Costco Wholesale Corp.’s first outlet in China opened on Tuesday and was soon overrun with customers willing to fight over discounted products and wait hours to pay for their purchases. The American retail giant had to suspend operations in its Shanghai store in the afterno...
02:34, 2019-08-28

Anti-ICE protesters block rush-hour traffic in Boston area; 12 arrested for trespassing at Amazon Police in Massachusetts reportedly arrested 12 pro-immigration protesters Thursday after hundreds of demonstrators marched through the Boston area, blocking rush hour traffic....
17:34, 2019-09-06

Delta flight's 8-hour delay frays passengers' nerves; police called to break up fight Port Authority police officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City reportedly had to intervene after a fight broke out on a Delta flight that was delayed around eight hours Thursday....
02:51, 2019-08-18

Electric Scooter Rider Executes Flawless Cross-Highway Lane Change During Rush Hour Should electric scooters be allowed on highways? Obviously not, you might say. With a top speed somewhere in the ballpark of 15 mph, it’s a recipe for carnage to the scooter rider’s brains.Read more......
19:17, 2019-07-23

Washington flooding: Drivers seek refuge on cars after nearly a month's worth of rain falls in one hour Emergency workers have responded to dozens of rescue calls and used boats to pluck people from flooded cars after nearly a month's worth of rain hit Washington DC in one hour....
13:51, 2019-07-09

Brodsky At CBOE Risk Management European Conference: Announces Plans For 24-Hour VIX Futures Trading And CFE London Hub CHICAGO and COUNTY WICKLOW, Ireland, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) plans to expand trading hours for CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) futures to virtually 24 hours from eight hours beginning sometime in 2013, CBOE Holdings Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky announc...
16:34, 2019-05-22

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham protesters plan to swarm key London roads and block traffic during rush hour Extinction Rebellion is planning to cause rush-hour chaos on Friday by blocking major roads in south-east London to protest against dangerous levels of air pollution....
20:51, 2019-06-13

I spent an hour playing the crazy upcoming 'Super Mario' game where you can play unlimited levels and create your own — here's what it's like Nintendo Nintendo's next major "Super Mario" game is headed to the Nintendo Switch in late June. The new game, "Super Mario Maker 2," is a long-awaited sequel to a cult classic Mario title from Nintendo's failed Wii U console. I got a chance to play "Super Mario Maker 2" at a recent event in New Yo...
03:34, 2019-05-29

'Harry Potter' fans battle crowds and lightning in 10-hour wait to ride new 'Hagrid' roller coaster Diehard "Harry Potter" fans are waiting up to 10 hours to ride Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure on its opening day at Universal's Islands of Adventure....
01:51, 2019-06-14

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham: London roads blocked off by climate change activists in major rush-hour protest Extinction Rebellion protesters have caused rush-hour mayhem this morning after blocking off major roads in south-east London in their latest campaign....
13:00, 2019-06-14

South Western Railway strike: Business anger as walkout hits rush-hour rail services on first day back to work Business leaders reacted with fury today as a fourth day of "unfair" rail strikes ravaged morning peak services on the first day back to work for thousands of commuters after the summer holidays....
17:51, 2019-09-02

A lone gunman fleeing Texas police stalked and shot people over a frenzied hour. Scanner traffic reveals the chaos Although the timeline of the Odessa shooting is still mysterious as police hold back details, scanner recordings show chaos, confusion and dedication.        ...
19:17, 2019-09-04

Northern Line delays: signal failure to hit evening rush hour as commuters warned chaos could continue tomorrow morning TfL warns there will be no southbound service Camden Town to Kennington (via Bank) for rest of day Passengers urged to complete journeys by 9.30pm Signal failure may impact tomorrow morning's service...
18:51, 2019-07-09

Heartbreaking: Tom DeLonge Posted A 4-Hour Video Of Himself Getting A Prostate Exam From Aliens But Everyone Ignored It Because He’s Been So Annoying With Alien Stuff For So Long It Doesn’t Really Stick One of pop-punk’s most well-known icons is learning a hard lesson about what happens when you test the public’s trust one too many times. Former Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge just posted a four-hour video of himself getting a prostate exam from aliens but everyone ignored it because he’s been so a...
22:00, 2019-07-15

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
12:17, 2019-06-12

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
13:34, 2019-06-13

iOS 13 Has Several New Features For Users in India. Here Are 8 of the Best. iOS 13 brings support for multiple Indian languages, adds Indian English to Siri, and optimises app downloads for India's mobile data centric market....
18:34, 2019-09-19

Bank and Monument fight: Terrifying moment Tube passengers cower in fear on train during rush hour panic sparked by two men brawling Terrifying footage shows Tube passengers cowering in fear on a busy train after a fight at a central London station caused mass panic and a stampede of people "running for their lives"....
18:34, 2019-08-02

Flipboard Users: Update Your Passwords Right Now Flipboard, the news aggregation app and website, announced to its users in an email today that a massive security breach left account login information vulnerable and accessible to hackers for over nine months. The company is taking measures to keep user information secure, but if you used your Flip...
21:17, 2019-05-29

Sling TV's sports add-on just got more expensive for some users Sling TV is once again raising prices, and you won't be thrilled if you're a sports enthusiast. New customers for the Sling Orange package now have to pay $10 per month for the Sports Extra channel bundle instead of the previous $5. Existing custom......
22:51, 2019-07-01

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. More than a year after the plan was first announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the F8 developer conference in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Fa...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that it is recruiting participants to download its new...
04:34, 2019-06-12

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-02

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their accounts.The cybercriminals behind phishing attacks are always looking for new targets and it appears that Netflix users are their latest mark. A number of cu...
20:34, 2019-06-17

Poshmark Users, You Need to Reset Your Passwords Chances are high that if you’ve resold clothes online any time recently (or bought them second-hand), you’ve done so on Poshmark. Unfortunately, it’s also the latest company to suffer a data breach.Read more......
18:34, 2019-08-02

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18)       ...
23:17, 2019-06-18

OnePlus 7 Pro users are now complaining about a new issue OnePlus might start feeling like The Little Dutch Boy, plugging up one hole in the dam only to find another crack forming. Just yesterday, OnePlus 7 Pro users started to receive an update designed to improve the performance of the phone's camera system. Complaints about the triple camera setup on th...
22:51, 2019-05-27

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
18:51, 2019-05-24

The TiVo For Antenna Users Has Never Been Cheaper Online TV subscriptions just keep getting more expensive (and don’t get us started on actual cable), but making the switch to an OTA antenna doesn’t mean you have to give up your DVR....
21:51, 2019-06-13

7-Eleven app users in Japan lose $500,000 7-Eleven convenience store customers in Japan using the "7pay" payment app lost hundreds of thousands of euros after a security breach. Seven Pay officials said there were signs of illegal access from abroad....
14:34, 2019-07-05

Study: Emoji users go on more dates Researchers think emojis might be the answer to a better dating life. A study published in the journal ‘Plos One’ suggests people who flirt using emoji’s get more dates. Researchers with Indiana University’s Kinsey institute and Illinois Lake Forest College were behind the report. They a...
09:17, 2019-08-22

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
22:34, 2019-06-11

Electric car users to pay no company car tax in 2020 Government review sees changes to 2020 benefit in kind ratings to boost low and zero emission vehicles Changes to the UK’s company car tax system will mean drivers choosing a pure electric car pay no benefit-in-kind charges from next year. After a review of the industry changes brought about by th...
22:34, 2019-07-09

CBOE Introduces New Options App for ios Users CHICAGO, IL -- November 4, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has released its new state-of-the-art “CBOE Mobile” options application for iPhone and iPad users....
05:01, 2019-05-22

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market advantage....
23:34, 2019-07-10

How mobile app companies can better communicate with their users Too many frequent and irrelevant communications is the main reason mobile users end up deleting apps, according to a new report from mobile marketing firm Leanplum....
22:51, 2019-09-04

Here’s how gamification can help your business understand your users Today’s operations require more comprehensive stores of information, most of which deals expressly in the human behavior of consumers or internal teams. To truly understand a product’s performance, for example, companies must know how many people buy it, how they use it, and what the consensus is—go...
19:17, 2019-07-03

Facebook users have raised over $2 billion for causes Facebook frequently finds itself in the news for harm done to the public, but there are moments when its platform is put to good use. The social network has revealed that people have raised over $2 billion for causes through its Fundraisers system,......
23:00, 2019-09-19

'It is a tragedy': Kansas baby dies after being left for hour inside hot car The 3-month-old Kansas girl is one of more than 800 children who have died in hot cars since 1998, according to NoHeatStroke.org.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-12

McDonald's CEO makes median worker's annual income in just one hour McDonald's CEO Stephen Easterbrook makes a median worker's salary in just one hour, according to data released by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.       ...
04:17, 2019-07-24

Take me to the Boom Boom Room! Inside the risqué hotel for 24-hour party people America’s raciest hotel chain has turned a boring British office block into an Austin Powers-style crash pad complete with retro reception, leftie library – and rooftop baths. Groovy baby!When the clerks of Camden’s highways department were issuing parking fines from their gloomy office in the 1970s...
17:51, 2019-06-23

RHA T20 Wireless review: 12 hour battery with option for wired or wireless connectivity RHA Audio is well known for its high quality headsets and to give users their choice of connectivity, you can use the new T20 Wireless in either wired or wireless mode. The 12 hour battery will also keep you going for days....
20:00, 2019-06-29

CBOE Futures Exchange Set For June 22 Launch Of 24-Hour VIX Futures Trading CHICAGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange(SM) (CFE®) confirmed today that it will extend trading hours for CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) futures to nearly 24 hours a day, five days a week, starting Sunday, June 22. In March, CFE announced June 22 as its planned launch date....
05:01, 2019-05-22

Arsenal stars Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac 'under 24-hour guard' Arsenal stars Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac are reportedly in lockdown and are being guarded around the clock after being caught up in a string of "security incidents"....
14:17, 2019-08-11

Alibaba is nudging users to be more ethical with its in-app minigames Four years ago, in a move designed to explore the viability of new offline sales models, Alibaba ran a little experiment. Two of its financial service offerings, Alipay digital wallet and its onboard credit scoring platform Sesame Credit, cooperated in the launch of two unmanned supermarkets. The st...
09:51, 2019-06-23

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted....
17:51, 2019-06-20

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

Snapchat had more than 200 million daily users last quarter Snap appears to be working its way out of a downturn. In the company's Q2 earnings release that just dropped. Snap revealed that it had 203 million daily active Snapchat users in the last quarter, up eight percent year-over-year and seven percent qua......
02:34, 2019-07-24

Facebook to let users stop app and website tracking Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its privacy....
23:51, 2019-08-20

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try and steal customer details was revealed as one of the biggest threats blocked by GCHQ's Nation...
01:00, 2019-07-17

Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps....
01:17, 2019-08-21

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
19:51, 2019-06-20

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of enhanced privacy CEO Mark Zuckerberg made last year....
13:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook is giving users a way to wipe their web history The move comes as Facebook continues to grapple with its privacy practices and lawmakers' scrutiny over how it uses personal data to display ads....
05:34, 2019-08-21

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into its own hands. According to The Verge, starting later this month in the U.K. and France, Android use...
11:00, 2019-06-18

Google’s Pixel 3a has a serious problem for some users, and there’s no fix in sight Google has been making phones for quite a few years now, both during the Nexus era when other smartphone vendors designed its devices, and especially in the Pixel era where it creates its own hardware. But even so, its Pixel phones still come with flaws, and the Pixel 3a is no exception. Some users ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Google Photos hit a billion users in just over four years Google has confirmed Google Photos now has more than a billion users. It surpassed the milestone earlier this summer, a little over four years after it unveiled Photos, Google told Fast Company in a profile of the service....
18:17, 2019-07-24

The Android tech that iPhone users are most jealous of somehow got even better As an iPhone user, there’s one technology available on Android devices that I envy most, and it’s obviously one that has yet to make it over to iOS devices. That’s fast wired and wireless charging that can replenish battery life quicker than ever. And somehow, that technology is ge...
10:17, 2019-09-20

Microsoft may extend Windows 7 end of life for some users Microsoft will continue to provide support Windows 7 for some users despite the official software end of life rapidly approaching.Business customers subscribing to certain versions of Windows 7 will be able to enjoy an extra year of support for the aged software, according to a recently-discovered o...
18:34, 2019-08-27

Several Pixel 3a users get a glimpse of the future thanks to Google You can't blame some Google Pixel 3a owners for double checking the calendar today. That's because a few of them received the July Android security update on June 19th, just two weeks after the June update was sent. Several of those affected ran to Reddit (via Droid-Life) where they posted their exp...
06:17, 2019-06-20

Samsung asks users to please virus-scan their TVs Yesterday on Twitter, Samsung's US support team reminded everyone to regularly—and manually—virus-scan their televisions. Samsung's team followed this up with a short video showing someone in a conference room going 16 button-presses deep into the system menu of a Samsung QLED TV to activate the te...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Snapchat users up 8% in a year to 203 million, company says Shares climb as Snap Inc announces 48% increase in revenue to $388mThe number of Snapchat users has increased 8% since this time last year – to 203 million, the company announced in its second quarter earnings on Tuesday, sending shares surging in after hours trading.Revenue increased 48% in the sec...
00:51, 2019-07-24

Apple re-fixes a bug that let users jailbreak iPhones Apple fixed a vulnerability that temporarily allowed hackers to jailbreak iPhones. The bug was first fixed in iOS 12.3 but reintroduced in iOS 12.4. Hackers discovered the flaw earlier this month and shared a free public jailbreak just for the fun of......
03:17, 2019-08-27

Alexa users can soon donate to U.S. presidential candidates Amazon rolled out a new feature that lets Alexa users to donate to U.S. presidential candidates, and that enables campaigns to register as merchants.Read More...
08:34, 2019-09-19

Netflix Reports First Drop in U.S. Users in Nearly a Decade Netflix ended the second quarter with fewer subscribers than expected, an underwhelming performance that comes as a slew of rivals are about to enter the field of streaming services....
08:51, 2019-07-18

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work, says the firm...
17:34, 2019-07-09

Apple Arcade is available early for some iOS 13 beta users Apple Arcade won't officially arrive until this Thursday, but some folks are reporting on Twitter they already have access to it. As confirmed by Engadget, people who are using the iOS 13 beta on iPhone are seeing Arcade pop up on a tab in the App St......
00:51, 2019-09-17

Samsung is spamming its own users with ads for the Galaxy Note 10 In what remains one of the more baffling marketing strategies employed by any major company, Samsung is once again spamming people who have already spent hundreds of dollars on their products with ads for a new phone. As reported by Android Police, push notifications advertising the just-announced G...
23:51, 2019-08-12

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
18:17, 2019-07-10

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
21:34, 2019-06-11

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site has announced, as tries to stem misinformation and other abuses.Results rated as ...
08:34, 2019-08-17

UK Alexa users can now get answers to medical questions right from the NHS Amazon’s Alexa is all set to gain medical smarts in the UK, thanks to a partnership with the National Health Service (NHS). The healthcare service said it’s teaming up with Amazon‘s voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service’s official website. From this week, UK use...
12:34, 2019-07-11

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-14

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
00:00, 2019-05-30

Uber has more than 100 million users, but is still losing money Uber might seem ubiquitous, but the ridesharing company is still growing, it reported in its quarterly earnings. In July, more than 100 million people took Ubers or used the company's services. That's the first time it hit that monthly milestone. Tri......
04:17, 2019-08-09

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
20:00, 2019-07-03

New renders showcase the iOS 13 features that iPhone users want most iOS 13 is the next major iPhone and iPad operating system update, and Apple will unveil its most important features on Monday, during its WWDC 2019 keynote. Some of these features already leaked, and we know we’re getting a couple of highly anticipated features including Dark Mode and a new UI...
23:34, 2019-05-30

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a technology blogger who likes to uncover unreleased featu...
02:17, 2019-06-01

Gab founder says users fed up with Big Tech treating them 'like children' The founder of Gab.com said activity on the social network, criticized as a far-right haven, has soared because of users riled by censorship on larger Silicon Valley platforms....
08:51, 2019-08-09

Investigation over PM's plans 'to collect data on gov.uk users' The Information Commissioner's Office is looking into the collection of personal data on the government's public internet service after reports Boris Johnson asked civil servants to collect "targeted and personalised" data on users....
16:17, 2019-09-12

UK mobile users can now switch networks with a text It's about to get a whole lot easier for mobile phone users in the UK to change networks or contracts as new switching rules come into force today.The new Text to Switch rules from Ofcom look to simplify what has until now often been a lengthy and convoluted process, allowing mobile customers t...
11:34, 2019-07-01

Apple Arcade is already live for some iPhone users Can't wait for the Apple Arcade release date on September 19? If you're using the iOS 13 beta on iPhone, you might not have to – as some users are reporting that Apple's gaming platform is already appearing in the App Store.Using an iOS 13 beta, TechRadar was able to sign up fo...
11:17, 2019-09-17

Facebook opens up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users Plugging a new address into your smartphone's map app can show you where to go in seconds. But in places like rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, there are millions of miles of roads that are still uncharted territory. Facebook now hopes its AI technolog......
19:51, 2019-07-23

Windows users must patch PCs against BlueKeep, NSA warns The NSA (National Security Agency in the US) has gone as far as to actively warn users of older versions of Windows that unless they are patched, their systems are open to a major attack which could potentially be the next WannaCry.This is about the BlueKeep vulnerability which Microsoft warned on a...
11:51, 2019-06-06

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic’ quality by default, which the company says should work out to roughly 0.5MB per song on average. Y...
08:51, 2019-07-09

Apple Card is available beginning right now for all iPhone users in the US Unveiled back in March, the Apple Card started rolling out a few days ago when a select number of iPhone users in America were able to sign up for the Apple-Goldman Sachs credit card and place orders for the physical version. Goldman Sachs handles all matters on the banking side of the business, but...
18:51, 2019-08-20

Snapchat spending $1B to give users more of what they love Snapchat knows how much its users love vomiting rainbows and seeing what they’d look like as the opposite gender — so it plans on giving them more. The parent company on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt to beef up Snapchat, including more augmented reality. The cash will be a...
04:17, 2019-08-07

Android users can log into some Google services using their fingerprint In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerprint sensor or PIN lock code, instead of a password, to log into one of the company's web services. Notably......
05:00, 2019-08-13

Sorry, Android users: These iPhone snobs won’t date you Forget dreamy eyes the color of the ocean. For young daters, the color of text messages is all that matters. When people with iPhones text each other, their messages send in blue speech bubbles. But when they text non-iPhone owners, messages send in a different hue: bright green, as if to signal tha...
04:34, 2019-08-15

New Users Can Get Free Spotify Premium for 3 Months If you haven’t tried Spotify Premium yet, now you can take the music service for a test drive for three months for free before you’ll have to start paying for a subscription....
20:51, 2019-08-23

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above aren’t just exclusive to Facebook, however. Users across Facebook’s suite of properties &md...
21:51, 2019-07-03

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
08:51, 2019-07-18

DoJ pushes Google and Apple to ID 10,000 users of a gun scope app The US government has reportedly ordered Apple and Google to hand over the names, phone numbers and IP addresses of at least 10,000 users of a gun scope app. The data request is part of an investigation into weapons export violations, but it has priv......
01:34, 2019-09-07

Instagram users can now flag false content Beginning today, Instagram users can report content that they believe to be false. Instagram will use those flags to better understand misinformation on the platform and to train its AI to spot false content. In time, Instagram will use the feedback,......
16:34, 2019-08-16

SAP's German users demand more help with digital shift Business software group SAP should be more responsive in meeting the needs of its customers as they make the transition to the digital era, the user community in its home market Germany said on Tuesday....
12:17, 2019-09-17

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a briefing by the home affairs department obtained thr...
22:00, 2019-05-28

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time. The company hasn't announced the added capability yet,......
19:17, 2019-05-31

South Western Railway strike sparks rush-hour misery as commuters forced to form huge 200m queues along Surbiton high street The start of a five-day strike by South Western Railway staff sparked rush hour misery on Tuesday morning as commuters complained of rammed trains and massive queues outside stations....
11:51, 2019-06-18

Central Line delays: Chaos as commuters trapped underground 'for over an hour' after Tube breakdown Commuters travelling in east London have faced chaos after a Central Line failure left "babies and elderly people stuck" underground for up to an hour....
06:51, 2019-08-23

Idaho high school drops Redskins name after four-hour school board debate, two walk-outs, community vitriol Teton High School in Driggs, Idaho, dropped the Redskins mascot after two student walkouts, hours of debate, and contentious period.       ...
17:34, 2019-07-18

Brexit: Cometh the hour, cometh Jeremy Corbyn? For the longest time, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of sitting on the fence on Brexit. Now, he says he has a plan. But can he lead the UK out of its crisis? Rob Mudge looks at his credentials....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Google’s Titan Security Keys are now available to G Suite users Google has just announced several updates to its enterprise cloud platform with an aim to improve users, data, and app security. The new enhancements were unveiled at Google Cloud Next ’19 conference in Tokyo this week. First off, Google has expanded the scope of Advanced Protection Program (APP) to...
14:34, 2019-08-01

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called Traveller Alert. When members of the LGBTQ community open the app in one of those countries, the aler......
21:34, 2019-07-24

Snapchat Aims to Introduce New Experiences for Users in India Snapchat has opened its office in Mumbai and is set to hire a team as well as bring on board a large number of local content creators and partners to grow its presence in India....
09:34, 2019-08-12

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Health Service, a deal that broadens the tech giant’s push into health care....
17:34, 2019-07-10

Firefox will soon alert users if their saved passwords have been breached With the security of personal information becoming an increasing priority amongst the general public, many tech companies are promising heightened protection in response, and are introducing new methods of dealing with any breaches once they've occurred.However, for users, half the battle is kn...
03:34, 2019-07-18

Facebook Lays Out Challenges of Letting Users Take Their Own Data In a new white paper, Facebook outlines how mandates to protect users’ privacy and give them the right to take their data where they choose are potentially in conflict. The social network is seeking outside input on how to reconcile the two....
23:51, 2019-09-04

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and video-sharing app to flag suspicious posts. Flagged co...
17:34, 2019-08-16

Slack password reset coming to thousands of users Slack is set to reset password for thousands of users as it looks to respond to a data breach.The popular messaging app has confirmed it will reset the passwords of users it believes could be affected by a historical data breach.Around one percent of all Slack users are thought to be affected by the...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Apple Card launch expands to all US iPhone users Apple has announced its Apple Card is available to everyone in the US starting today, expanding on the limited launch earlier this month. If you didn't see the many signup tutorial videos provided by Apple, you can apply by opening the Wallet app on......
17:51, 2019-08-20

AT&T will finally help users effectively block harassing robocalls Over the past few years, annoying robocalls have seemingly become inescapable and, for some, an everyday nuisance. Last year alone, there were upwards of 48 billion robocalls made to individuals in the United States, a figure which represents a 325% increase compared to 2017. What’s more, the ...
06:17, 2019-07-10

Juul's New E-Cig Sure Is Collecting a Dumb Amount of Data About Its Users As Juul explores ever-more creative means by which to curb what government officials refer to as an “epidemic” of teen vaping, one of its latest stabs at that undertaking involves collecting personally identifying data to verify that a user is legally allowed to use its products.Read more......
01:51, 2019-08-06

The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren't Smartphones Millions of first-time internet consumers are connecting to the web on a new breed of device that only costs about $25. These smart feature phones make up one of the industry’s fastest-growing and least-known segments....
14:34, 2019-07-23

Facebook Users To See, Control Personal Data Taken From Other Websites Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps share with the social network to improve targeted advertising....
19:17, 2019-08-20

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 million) hack, reports The Mainchi. Speaking at a Tokyo press conference, Bitpoint president Genki Oda noted that of the 3.02 billion yen stolen, custome...
14:51, 2019-07-16

Hilarious #HornChallenge Has TikTok Users Laughing Out Loud The #HornChallenge involves pressing the face of a friend, family member or, in some cases, even a pet, as a honking sound plays in the background. Since the trend started, thousands of videos with......
08:51, 2019-06-28

ActionDash 3.0's new 'Focus' mode keeps Android users on task At I/O earlier this year, Google announced that Android Q will upgrade the recently added Digital Wellbeing feature with a Focus Mode to quiet attention-grabbing apps so you can get things done. However, there's a way to get that feature, and a few o......
21:51, 2019-06-29

Never-Googlers: Web users take the ultimate step to guard their data To take back control of their online data, a hearty few are trying to eliminate all things Google. It's no easy task — Google has the most popular search engine, browser and mapping software. What it takes to be a never-Googler....
01:51, 2019-07-24

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
02:51, 2019-07-10

FaceApp denies storing users' photographs without permission App was launched by Russian developer in 2017 and uses AI to change people’s featuresThe developer of a popular app which transforms users’ faces to predict how they will look as older people has insisted they are not accessing users’ photographs without permission.FaceApp, which was launched by a R...
22:34, 2019-07-17

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
12:51, 2019-08-08

Mobile phone users can now switch network with just one text New process makes it easier to get PAC code without provider trying to persuade users to stayConsumers are now able to switch their mobile phone provider simply by sending a text message – avoiding the cumbersome process which had been in place previously.The new rules from the regulator Ofcom apply...
18:17, 2019-07-01

Mexican judge allows recreational cocaine use … for 2 users, reports say In a ruling hailed as a “historic step” for ending the country’s “war on drugs,” a Mexican judge granted two plaintiffs permission to possess, transport and use cocaine recreationally, according to reports Wednesday. ...
16:17, 2019-08-22

Facebook to allow users to view what data other sites share Facebook said it will introduce a feature called Off-Facebook Activity to view what data third-party sites share with the social media platform.       ...
07:34, 2019-08-21

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter accounts around 12:15 p.m. ET that “some people” were were having trouble uploading or sending images and videos. The issue also affected f...
22:00, 2019-07-03

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Google Pay to Now Send SMS Alerts To Help Users Transact Securely Google Pay will now send app notifications as well as SMS to inform users each time they receive a collect request to highlight that approving the request will deduct money from their bank accounts....
01:00, 2019-08-01

Here's why Netflix is tracking some Android users' physical activity Netflix is tracking some users' physical activity, but it isn't exactly moving into Fitbit's territory. Details of the test first emerged when a security researcher said the Netflix app on his Android device requested access to his physical activity......
23:17, 2019-07-31

Ring Promised Swag to Users Who Narc on Their Neighbors On top of turning their doorbell video feeds into a police surveillance network, Amazon’s home security subsidiary, Ring, also once tried to entice people with swag bags to snitch on their neighbors, Motherboard reported Friday.Read more......
07:51, 2019-08-10

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 users reported issues with Facebook and 1,600 with WhatsA...
19:34, 2019-07-03

8chan: ex-users of far-right site flock to new homes across internet Site’s shutdown in wake of El Paso shooting likely to drive users to other, similar sites – as well as mainstream social mediaFormer members of 8chan have scattered across the internet after the far-right site was shut down over the weekend, finding new homes in other rightwing sites, on encrypted m...
06:00, 2019-08-09

YouTube promises to give users better control over videos In a surprising move, YouTube revealed plans to offer users more control over their Homepage and Up Next videos. Apparently, three specific changes will be introduced in the coming days, which will allow YouTube users to set their preferences when it comes to what videos appears on their page.For st...
21:00, 2019-06-27

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit that accuses the phone carrier of violating federal law by selling its customers' real-time location data to third partie...
20:51, 2019-07-09

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate intranets, we usually trust that the pages we access will remain private. DataSpii, a newly documented privacy issue in which millions of people’s brow...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Fitbit targets 1 million new users with Singapore government tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said could reach up to one million users....
15:17, 2019-08-22

Google users can now auto-delete location data Though Google is releasing the auto-delete feature to heighten privacy safeguards, the collection of user data is the heart of the company’s business model....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users received a strange notification today You can excuse OnePlus 7 Pro owners if they seem a bit confused today. Several owners of the device posted screenshots online indicating that they had received some sort of strange notification that can best be described as gibberish. One screenshot embedded in a tweet posted by Twitter user Nicole ...
20:17, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 3-Fitbit targets 1 mln new users with Singapore govt tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said could reach up to one million users....
09:17, 2019-08-22

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States, South America and Europe....
09:51, 2019-07-04

"Sunny, My Son", Says Dharmendra In Tweet That Leaves Users Wondering Newly-elected BJP parliamentarian Sunny Deol received some fatherly advice from Dharmendra today morning, in the form of a confusing social media post...
08:17, 2019-07-04

Cybershoes enable VR users to physically walk, run, and jump for $400 Bringing actual physical locomotion to virtual reality isn't easy, but an Austrian company is pairing wireless sandal-like accessories with rotating chairs.Read More...
05:34, 2019-08-21

Ring rewarded users for reporting 'suspicious activities' Ring encouraged users to narc on their neighbors in exchange for swag bags and discounts, according to Motherboard. The publication found an internal company slide presentation that shows the instructions the controversial Amazon-owned home security......
09:34, 2019-08-10

Microsoft contractors listened to conversations from Xbox One users In a story that shouldn’t surprise anyone at this point, Vice is reporting that contractors working for Microsoft were able to listen to voice commands and full-on conversations spoken by Xbox One users. Similar to stories we’ve seen involving Siri and other virtual assistants, audio of ...
07:51, 2019-08-22

Instagram announces ads will be served to users' Explore feed Instagram has just confirmed it will bring ads to your Explore feed. As one of the go-to features for Instagram users who search for places, shops and connect with people businesses and creators, Explore looks like a great monetization tool.According to Instagram, more than 50% accounts on its socia...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Cryptopia needs $2M to keep a database alive – or users might never recover their tokens Defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia warned it will take “some months at least” to figure out how to return tokens owed to its users. Cryptopia administrators have also requested “urgent interim relief,” which they say is critical to maintain a single SQL database that stores all of its users’ ...
21:17, 2019-05-27

Mozilla pilots its VPN service for Firefox desktop users in the US Mozilla is officially launching its Firefox Private Network VPN service for desktop users in the US. The VPN service, currently in beta, is part of a pilot experiment to test-drive new, privacy-centric products from the Firefox maker. It will be available as a separate browser add-on. “The Firefox P...
10:34, 2019-09-11

Snapchat working to bring Facebook-like functionality to users Facebook has been guilty for copying many features from competitors, but that doesn't mean it can't go the other way around in some instances. Snapchat is reportedly working on a brand new feature that Facebook already offers to its users for quite some time.App researcher Jane Wong discovered a new...
12:17, 2019-06-09

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps promoted by Apple in the App Store contained secret trackers. With Apple trying to set the pace when it comes to privacy for smartphone users, a new featu...
12:17, 2019-06-09

Google Pay will no longer let UK users send money to friends If you use Google Pay to send money between your friends, you may soon be cut off from splitting the bill. The company informed users today via email that it will be killing off the Google Pay Send peer-to-peer money transfer feature in the UK. The c......
10:00, 2019-06-15

Chrome will limit full ad blocking to enterprise users The days of easily blocking ads in Google Chrome may soon be over thanks to a proposed change to the browser's extensions system called Manifest V3 that Google announced back in January.Manifest V3 would prevent current ad blockers from working efficiently and despite overwhelming negative feed...
07:17, 2019-05-31

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world breathed a sigh of relief. The World Health Organization even projected its total eradication by 2030. Then, shockingly, the number of new hep-C cases star...
23:51, 2019-06-17

Dating app users more likely to control their weight in unhealthy ways People who use dating apps such as tinder are more likely to go to great lengths to get a slim figure. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-31

Dropbox Boosts Storage, Features, and Price for 'Plus' Users We’ll start with the semi-bad news: Dropbox is kicking up the price of its Plus plan from $10 to $12 per month. You’ll have to go for one fewer coffee if you want to stay on budget with your wild cloud-storage spending....
23:34, 2019-05-30

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users are reporting issues with the phone's touchscreen Some OnePlus 7 Pro models are apparently exhibiting hardware problems just days after release, in the form of phantom touchscreen taps that apps seem to respond to but which haven't been made.As reported by Android Police, the mysterious ghost touches don't seem to correspond to one partic...
13:51, 2019-05-25

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Homeland Security's lead cy......
23:17, 2019-06-17

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to prevent companies from harvesting their data. His bill, which he plans to introduce Tuesday, aims to bolster “Do Not Track,” an internet fe...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Apple Arcade Just Released Early for iOS 13 Beta Users If you’re an iOS 13 beta user who’s been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Arcade, it looks like you may be able to pop the hood on Apple’s subscription gaming service a full three days ahead of its official launch date.Read more......
23:51, 2019-09-16

Microsoft warns users about email security scam Security researchers at Microsoft have issued a warning concerning an ongoing spam wave which utilizes malicious RTF documents to infect users' systems with malware.According to the company, the spam wave is specifically targeting European users as the emails are sent in various European langua...
22:17, 2019-06-10

Google wants next billion users, but has no plans to launch in China Google CEO Sundar Pichai said his company doesn't have plans to launch in China, but that doesn't mean the tech giant wants to ignore its hundreds of millions of Internet users....
17:51, 2019-06-17

Fewer than one third of cloud users back up their own application data Cloud computing is convenient, though it does not do everything for IT professionals. Proper backups of SaaS application data lag far behind on-premises systems....
19:00, 2019-09-06

'Alien: Isolation' will terrify Switch users later this year Xenomorphs will soon hunt you down on the road. Creative Assembly and Sega are bringing the survival horror of Alien: Isolation to the Switch sometime later in 2019. There are precious few details of what will change, but the portability is an obvi......
02:00, 2019-06-12

Amazon asks users for help with Alexa questions it can’t answer Every once in a while, an Amazon customer asks Alexa a question she can't answer. Now, Amazon thinks it has a solution. Today, it opened its Alexa Answers program to the public. According to a Fast Company exclusive, the new crowdsourcing platform wi......
22:51, 2019-09-12

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer group Which?...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be able to target ads based on the category of podcasts people listen to, users of Spotify's free service...
22:34, 2019-06-17

Kraken bug apparently let users buy Bitcoin for $8,000 and instantly sell it for $12,000 Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken – one of the world’s oldest – has disclosed a bug that apparently allowed certain customers to purchase Bitcoin at $8,000 and sell it for $12,000. Taking to Twitter, the exchange said “a test of an unreleased advanced order type encountered a bug, which resulted in the...
18:17, 2019-09-16

Samsung tweet urges users to scan their TVs for viruses If you have a Samsung smart TV, chances are you already scan it for viruses regularly. You don't? Well, Samsung thinks you should. The South Korean TV manufacturer's support account sent out a tweet urging users to scan their TVs for malware regularly... and then hastily deleted it. T...
12:17, 2019-06-18

Russia requires Tinder to provide data on its users MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s communications regulator says that Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies. The Russian Communications Oversight Agency published a new list of online services operating in Russia that are required to provide user data on demand to Ru...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Consumer DNA testing has hit a lull — here's how it could capture the next wave of users experts speculate that the natural expiration of the early adopter wave and growing privacy concerns are to blame. But companies might be able to recover if they provide compelling medical reasons for users to get the tests....
20:17, 2019-08-25

Chrome users can now give and receive remote support via the web Remote desktop applications have grown in popularity as they can be used to provide support remotely and with the release of Chrome 75, Google is making it even easier for users to get and give support to one another.The company recently announced that Chrome Remote Desktop is officially out of beta...
02:17, 2019-06-07

TikTok Users Share Hilarious #ExpectationVsReality Videos TikTok funny videos, shared using the hashtag #ExpectationVsReality, have collectively garnered more than 10 crore views on the video sharing platform. These videos describe the difference between......
18:34, 2019-09-21

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that would have allowed hackers to siphon any and all digi...
17:17, 2019-06-06

Instagram's anti-bullying AI asks users: 'Are you sure you want to post this?' Instagram said early tests found it encourages users to ‘share something less hurtful once they have had a chance to reflect’Instagram is inviting users to think again before posting unkind comments with a new tool designed to curb bullying on the social media platform.The company is rolling out a n...
21:17, 2019-07-09

FCC ruling brings good news for many U.S. smartphone users Some analysts say that half of the calls you receive on your mobile phone this year will be spam/scam calls. And we can tell you that in the U.S., this stat is absolutely on target. And even if you block one number from calling, another one will be used to disrupt your day. Whether it is a scam call...
07:34, 2019-06-07

The NSA is urging Windows users to update their computers ASAP If you’re a Windows user who has yet to update your operating system after the discovery of the Bluekeep vulnerability a few weeks ago, then maybe a warning from the NSA will be enough to spur you on. Bluekeep is a vulnerability that’s been compared to the devastating 2007 malware WannaC...
01:17, 2019-06-06

La Liga app spied on users to catch illegal streamers Spain's top professional football league, La Liga, has been fined $284k by the country's data protection agency for using the league's mobile app to spy on its fans.The app, which has been downloaded on millions of devices, was reportedly used by La Liga to monitor bars showing footba...
23:17, 2019-06-13

Babbel’s update encourages users to chart their own language course Babbel, the popular language-learning app, is getting a makeover. Updated language lessons now put the spotlight on bite-sized lessons, and users are encouraged to choose which lessons are more relevant to them. We got a chance to check out the new app and we’re liking what we saw so far. Content re...
10:17, 2019-08-24

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Music, Messages, Notes, Reminders and more, all part of Apple HomePod's new multi-user feature.The feature was announced during the WWDC 2019 keynot...
00:51, 2019-06-04

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term use. That’s according to a new study from the University Of Pittsburgh. It tracked over 190,0...
21:17, 2019-06-18

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With major competition in the space from Google Drive,......
21:34, 2019-05-29

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant recently revealed that it had developed a new Bluetooth-based protocol which allows smartphones runni...
10:51, 2019-06-14

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some Snap employees were said to have used these tools ...
01:34, 2019-05-24

Eric Holder, Suspect in the Shooting Death of Nipsey Hussle, Pistol-Whipped a Man an Hour Before Hussle Was Killed, Witnesses Tell Prosecutors Authorities prosecuting the murder case against Eric Holder, the man charged with shooting to death Nipsey Hussle in front of Hussle’s store in South Los Angeles in March, are preparing to paint a portrait of a man prone to violence....
03:51, 2019-05-22

UK weather forecast: 'Danger to life' warning as intense rainfall to spark flooding and rush hour chaos Motorists have been warned of morning rush hour chaos and a "danger to life" warning has been issued as intense rainfall continues to cause problems on roads across the UK....
02:51, 2019-06-13

Superhuman offers users a shortcut to empty inbox nirvana The Silicon Valley startup makes bold claims for its slick technology that aims to rid people of torrents of unread emailsIn many ways, Superhuman is your archetypal Silicon Valley darling. It was founded by a brilliant Cambridge graduate who sold his first company to LinkedIn in 2012 then quit to s...
09:17, 2019-07-12

Facebook says it might start hiding like counts in a desperate bid to keep users happy The symbol most closely associated with the largest social network in the world, other than that of the app that launches it on mobile devices, is a thumbs-up that designates a “like.” It’s a universally recognized sign of approval for Facebook posts which has been so integral to t...
05:51, 2019-09-03

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

Analysis: Are social media users abandoning Facebook and Instagram? Facebook and Instagram are two of the most widely used social media apps, but a recent Bank of America report claims mobile downloads are declining.       ...
20:51, 2019-09-12

Facebook opens face recognition tech to all users with opt-out option Facebook is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt out, as it discontinued a related feature called Tag Suggestions.Read More...
09:51, 2019-09-04

Plex Users: Delete the Windows Store App and Download the Updated App One of the great things about Plex—aside from using it to create your own private, sharable streaming library—is just how many platforms it supports. You can use the service (and server) on Android, iOS, PC, Roku, smart TVs, and even your web browser....
20:34, 2019-08-16

French Court Says Valve Must Allow Steam Users To Resell Games Back in 2015, Valve got sued by a French consumer organization called UFC-Que Choisir (not to be confused with non-French, non-consumer organization the Ultimate Fighting Championship). UFC-Que Choisir had a multitude of bones to pick with the longtime Steam steward, the biggest among them being tha...
10:17, 2019-09-20

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a received under trial changes to “remove pressure” on the digital platform’s users.Instagram will on Thur...
04:17, 2019-07-18

Huawei Lambasted by China's Online Users for Taiwan Listing China's online users turned their patriotic wrath Wednesday on major domestic phone maker Huawei for not toeing Beijing's line when referring to Taiwan and Hong Kong....
21:00, 2019-08-16

Hackers are now attacking Android users with advanced SMS phishing techniques Researchers have uncovered a new kind of “advanced” phishing attack targeting Android phones that can trick users into installing malicious settings on their devices that are disguised as innocuous network configuration updates. The attack, disclosed by cybersecurity firm Check Point Research today,...
15:51, 2019-09-04

La Liga Fined €250,000 For Spying On App Users To Crack Down On Illegal Streams Spain’s La Liga was fined €250,000 today by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, one year after admitting that its mobile app was spying on some users’ phones in an attempt to find out if they were watching games on illegal feeds....
23:51, 2019-06-11

Welsh town's anti-sex toilets will spray users with water The Welsh town is set to install hi-tech toilets that would deter sexual activity by sounding an alarm and spraying the user with a cool blast of water....
23:51, 2019-08-18

Ethereum still loved by dapp developers, but trails behind in active users Ethereum might feature more decentralized apps (dapps) than any other blockchain, but its rivals are enjoying significantly higher usage. In fact, TRON dapps attracted more active users than any other network over the past three months, reports Dapp.com with new research. “484 new dapps were added t...
19:17, 2019-07-03

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
23:34, 2019-07-03