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Chevy Bolt named vehicle of the Year at the Detroit Auto Show

Monday morning, the winners were announced. The truck and utility vehicle categories were split apart for 2017, reflecting the increasing shift from the passenger auto to truck side of the market. With an EPA-rated 33 miles of range, it is the firs...

Mysterious "Fast Radio Burst" Pinpointed for First Time in the Deep Cosmos

In order to catch this particular FRB in the act, astronomers had to use the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array , located near Socorro, New Mexico, which provided more than 80 hours of observation time. -You can't...

Tesla's Gigafactory ramps up to full battery production

The new batteries, which previously had to be shipped to Tesla from Japan, initially will be installed in the company's Powerwall and Powerpack storage units. According to a report by Electrek, the automaker has revealed new aerial pictures of its ...

The final minute of 2016 will have one extra second - here's why

Then you might have to wait a little longer, since scientists chose to give 2016 a little extra time in the limelight. The International Earth Rotation & Reference Systems Service ( IERS ) confirmed in a statement that it would be necessary to intr...

Blizzard Celebrate Diablo's 20th Anniversary

This is part of Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls which allows gamers to visit the Cathedral dungeon of the original game. Blizzard is known mostly for its World of Warcraft franchise but it's also the developer behind the critically acclaimed Diablo f...

Warriors Visit Cavaliers Battle of Giants

Yup, that's right. On their way to the court, the Warriors had to walk past a enormous photo of LeBron James' critical block on Andre Iguodala in Game 7 that helped seal Cleveland's victory. Kevin Love also posted a double-double with 14 points...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Short Interest Down 15.7% in November

The company has PEG ratio of 0.53. Finally, Edmond DE Rothschild Italia SGR SPA boosted its position in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV by 0.6% in the third quarter. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) shares declined -0.54% and ende...

Super Mario Run takes fastest-downloaded crown but Nintendo shares fall again

The music is music to the ears of any '80s and '90s Nintendo fan, and yes, you can play with one hand. Mr. Miyamoto, creator of the Super Mario Bros. Nonetheless, can you just imagine what Super Mario Run would look like if it did have ads? This ...

Alec Baldwin Reveals What Goes Into His 'SNL' Donald Trump Impression

Keep an eye out for Baldwin's Trump when SNL returns on January 14. Many widely condemned NBC's decision to book Trump as a move that normalized the then-presidential hopeful by treating him just like any other celebrity. Alec Baldwin has reveale...

Area McDonald's Franchisee Sued Over Extra Value Meal

The complaint, obtained by LawNewz .com, says that while the Extra Value Meal costs $5.90, if he purchased each item separately it would cost 41 cents less. Gertie and his lawyers believe the restaurant group should be forced to pay for allegedly fa...

Instagram Introduces Stickers for Stories and Becomes a Lot More Like Snapcaht

Instagram is also offering holiday-themed stickers for a limited time, such as a Christmas tree, a dreidel or a gingerbread man. You can add them to your videos and photos. After you've captured a photo or video for an Instagram Story, you can...

Elon Musk wants to fix traffic forever by staring 'The Boring Company'

Essentially, he wants to dig tunnels under American roadways to divert vehicular traffic and the name of his new company-we're not kidding-will be, The Boring Company. "It's a really simple and obvious idea and I wish more people would do it: build m...

Group Of Killer Whales Observed Eating A Shark

Several killer whales were caught on video while feeding on a sevengill shark . The footage starts off looking like a water ballet. The group of killer whales comprised of three whales. "And all of a sudden one of them brought it up, brought up th...

Putin, Abe agree to bolster economic ties

The Kuril Islands stretch from Japan's northernmost island, Hokkaido, to Russia's Kamchatka peninsula. On Friday, both leaders continued the negotiations in Tokyo and then held a joint press conference. "I would like you to take our concerns into c...

Bill Gates compares Trump to JFK

Gates told reporters following the meeting that he and the president-elect had a wide-ranging conversation about the "power of innovation", particularly in areas of public health, education, foreign aid and energy. Bill Gates speaks during a discu...

Winter storm watches posted for later Sunday and Monday

Thursday . The advisories and warnings were for counties along Lake Michigan and the state's northern border. Forecasters said snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches are possible tonight into early Thursday morning. By Sunday , the surface te...

Vandenberg launch of Falcon 9 rocket postponed

ULA has been making it known to potential customers that it can add launches to its 2017 schedule while SpaceX remains offline. In September, one of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets exploded on a launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in F...

David Warner stars in Australian win over New Zealand

Starc then led Australia to a 3-0 sweep as he bowled out New Zealand for 147 off 36.1 overs. Had he not sacrificed himself chasing an unlikely single off the last ball of the innings, Warner would have become only the 11th player to carry his b...

Facebook's Year in Review for 2016 isn't just fun and games

Diwali emerged as the most talked about the topic from India on Facebook in 2016, the social networking giant revealed in its "Year in Review" top 10 list on Thursday. The video has been viewed more than 160 million times worldwide. Rounding ou...

IPhone 6S battery issues may be more widespread than Apple initially thought

Apple notes that some phones shut down "under normal conditions in order for the iPhone to protect its electronics", but that it would be releasing a software update next week to garner more information. The battery problem was reported to Apple ...

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Dark web marketplaces fueling illegal U.S. gun exports

According to Europol , AlphaBay was the largest criminal marketplace on the darknet, with more than 200,000 users and 40,000 vendors. The FBI, DEA and Dutch National Polic...

Mattis Tried To Kill Plan To Bar Transgender Surgery For Troops

Just two weeks ago, Hartzler failed in an attempt to ban transgender service members from the military during the NDAA markup before the House Armed Services Committee. Nancy Pel...

Uber and Yandex agree merger in Russian Federation and central Asia

Employees will own the rest. Still, while the deal eases competition for both Uber and Yandex short-term, the joint venture could eventually expand to new markets, Khudaverdy...

Uh-Oh. Adverts Are Coming To Facebook Messenger

Tapping on said ad will either send the user to the advertiser's website, or simply open up a chat window so they can interact with the brand. Facebook will offer ad campaign...

India slams Pak for 'glorifying' Burhan

Internet services on both mobile phones and fixed landline broadband connection also remain suspended for the second day on Saturday. One of the 12 dreaded Hizbul Mujahideen terr...

Egypt army kills 40 militants after check point attack

The troop presence at the compound is estimated to have numbered about 60 soldiers. This as the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group has been suffering major setbacks inflicted by gover...

Indian woman attacked with acid 5th time

The victim is in serious condition and is undergoing treatment in trauma centre. Yesterday between 8-9pm acid was thrown at her while she stepped out of her hostel to fill water ...

Mass Effect Andromeda DLC Cancellation Denied by Bioware

While this isn't official confirmation of the DLC's nature, it certainly means that Bioware isn't done with Mass Effect: Andromeda . Alarm bells would have certainly started goi...

Andy Murray Has A Hip Issue Ahead Of His Wimbledon Title Defense

The Briton is still expected to begin the defence of his Wimbledon title on Monday, but will be short of practice heading into the Championships. Practice has gone well , " wa...

IOS 11 can automatically delete apps to save space

Apple SVP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, announced the features of Apple's latest iOS 11 at the WWDC 2017 event. With iOS 11 , users can take screenshots of Snapch...

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Apple won't let apps annoy you with their own review prompts anymore

Apple won't let apps annoy you with their own review prompts anymore

Now the entire control of app review prompts is in the user's hand. With the revamped App Store , users are now notified whenever developers launch new features for their favori...

PlayStation not on board with cross-play Minecraft

There's even more coming to the update , thanks to the unification of editions. As with Microsoft's addition recently of Microsoft's marketplace to buy assets like character s...

Soon, iPhones will block texts while driving

Soon, iPhones will block texts while driving

If you want to allow access to your W-Fi network, all you have to do is approve them by tapping the Send Password button. Will it stop drivers from being tempted to check their p...

SpaceX Dragon set for next resupply mission to ISS

SpaceX Dragon set for next resupply mission to ISS

The cargo ship will carry 6,000 pounds worth of supplies and experiments, including an experimental navigation system, live mice and fruit flies, to support over 250 science and re...

Apple watchOS 4 revealed: So what's new?

Apple watchOS 4 with Siri watch faceSiri intelligence extends further into Apple Watch with the new Siri watch face . We hope Apple plans to bring the software to all exi...