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France passes law taxing internet giants

The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percent tax. It's the first...

France passes law taxing internet giants

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French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger......
2019-07-11 13:17

France Hopes to Hammer Out Deal With U.S. on Taxing Big Tech France’s finance minister said he shared the Trump administration’s concerns about Facebook’s plan for its cryptocurrency, but suggested a gulf remains between Europe and the U.S. on how to tax the biggest tech companies....
2019-07-17 16:51

Big Banks vs. Big Tech: Are internet giants poised to take over the financial system? The IMF report outlines three potential scenarios for the relationship between big tech and commercial banks; coexistence, complimentary and takeover....
2019-07-22 14:34

France delays signing of Internet pledge amid US pressure France delayed the planned signing of a pledge by Internet platforms to fight hate speech online amid pressure from the United States, a French minister said, adding that he was still hopeful the U.S. will join the initiative....
2019-08-24 13:00

Get Involved, Internet: Help They Might Be Giants raise money for separated families and asylum-seeking minors As the U.S. government continues to escalate its draconian, racist, and xenophobic immigration policies (sorry, we’re not really in a mood to mince words about this shit today), it can be easy to let yourself feel overwhelmed and powerless by the cas...
2019-08-25 01:34

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign countr...
2019-07-11 13:17

US begins investigation of France's planned tax on tech giants Washington has said it is "very concerned" regarding the proposals coming from Paris to tax digital services. President Trump's administration has argued that the French tariffs are unfairly targeting US firms....
2019-07-11 07:51

For U.S. and France, a Tax Fight Over Tech Giants Remains a Sore Point The stakes for thrashing out a global deal on how to tax tech giants doing cross-border business are getting higher now that individual governments are taking matters into their own hands....
2019-07-17 00:51

'Most amazing throw I've caught': Giants QB Daniel Jones impresses with deep passes The Giants continue to rave about rookie quarterback Daniel Jones' maturation this summer, and praise is justified, especially his deep ball accuracy.       ...
2019-08-03 01:17

| Becker's missing trophies still taxing bankruptcy trustees One of the bankruptcy trustees handling the case of Boris Becker has appealed to anyone who might have any of the German's missing trophies to come forward....
2019-07-09 14:34

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill to remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed by state governments, so why should cannabis be different?...
2019-06-04 13:00

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus even as trade and climate policy divide developed nations....
2019-06-06 15:00

Brave New World: Uncle Sam is taxing robots as companies invest in advanced tech It’s a brave new world for the IRS: taxing robots. Uncle Sam is padding the Treasury with millions of dollars to assess bots at the same time that corporations invest more in advanced technology and labor-saving machinery, according to experts. New “...
2019-08-25 12:34

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2019-09-27 03:34

China and India account for most internet users: 2019 internet trends report The much anticipated annual internet statistics and trends report from Mary Meeker is here. The noted venture capitalist published her 333-slide Internet Trends report Tuesday ahead of a presentation at Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona...
2019-06-12 11:17

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climate’s sake; North Koreans trapped in vicious cycle o...
2019-05-28 22:17

The internet has become intelligent and is ready for the internet of things era The Internet Society is an American non-profit organization that provides leadership in internet-related standards, education, access and policy. Salam Yamout is the Middle East Regional Director for the organization and told TechRadar Middle East th...
2019-05-30 15:17

France and Rwanda: Re-examining France’s role in the genocide A French commission of experts is taking a fresh look at France’s role in the Rwandan genocide twenty five years ago. To come up with a fair assessment of the mutual recriminations will be no easy task....
2019-06-07 00:51

Cory Booker would refer to New York Giants as the 'New Jersey Giants' if elected president Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said that if he were elected, he would purposely refer to the New York Giants as the New Jersey Giants.       ...
2019-07-10 23:51

What France---Yes, France---Can Teach the U.S. About Free Markets You wouldn’t think to look to France as a model of unfettered markets. But from cellphones to airfares, competition has risen in Europe but shrunk in America....
2019-09-04 15:00

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor passes away at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, museum officials said. Kor was in Krak...
2019-07-05 05:34

Ten Sovereigns wins in France, Japan wins in France Ten Sovereigns hits the win column impressively in the Darly July Cup at Newmarket in England while Japan travels from Ireland to win the Grand Prix de Paris....
2019-07-15 20:00

Cat declawing ban passes New York Legislature New York's Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to make it illegal to declaw a cat, imposing a $1,000 fine on veterinarians who preform the procedure. (June 4)        ...
2019-06-05 03:01

A Deadline Passes With Little to Show for Fliers The Transportation Department had a year to comply with new laws on airplane evacuations, seat dimensions and much more, but many of those requirements haven’t been met....
2019-10-09 15:34

Now TV's new deal gives you 2 months for the price of 1 on four of its best passes Now TV is giving you an incredible discount on not one, not two but four of its TV passes. So it doesn't matter if you're looking for Entertainment, Sky Cinema, Hayu or the Kids pass, Now TV's latest deal has got you covered. The ...
2019-09-09 16:00

Lok Sabha Passes Bill On Dam Safety A bill seeking to set up an institutional mechanism for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of specified dams across the country was passed by Lok Sabha on Friday with the Centre......
2019-08-02 21:17

Cate Blanchett Always Passes on Ice. Unless It's an Iceberg. The ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ actress and reluctant fashion icon on her fantasy guest list, her most recent binge-watch and her commitment to sunscreen....
2019-08-01 22:17

No season passes or loot boxes in Gears 5 As we count down the days until Gears 5's September release date, The Coalition has announced some more details around how players will be able to earn new content and items as they play. In a blog post on the official Gears 5 site, which p...
2019-06-23 16:34

Harden passes on World Cup to focus on Rockets James Harden told Team USA coach Gregg Popovich that he will not play with the U.S. national team this summer and instead will use the extra time to adapt to playing with new teammate Russell Westbrook....
2019-07-19 23:51

Since 2009, when the S&P 500 passes its 50-day moving average, stocks do this next The S&P 500 Index just crossed over its 50-day moving average. That has happened 10 times since 2009 and has been a bullish indicator for stocks, according to CNBC data analysis....
2019-06-12 16:34

NBA board passes stricter tampering measures By unanimous vote, the NBA board of governors on Friday passed a stricter package of measures to enforce compliance with tampering and salary-cap circumvention....
2019-09-21 02:34

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
2019-05-30 04:34

Italy’s Government Passes Another Test, Keeping Far Right at Bay Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte won a confidence vote in the Senate for his coalition of the Five Star Movement and the Democratic Party, his second such success in two days....
2019-09-10 20:34

The Latest: Proposed cat declawing ban passes NY Legislature ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York legislature’s votes on ban on declawing cats (all times local): 4:50 p.m. New York’s Legislature has passed a bill that would make the state the first in the U.S. to ban cat declawing operati...
2019-06-04 23:51

Trump passes 11,000 tweets, but just one-third of Americans read them President Trump has passed the 11,000 tweet mark since Inauguration Day, but there are indications that all but his base are growing bored with his Twitter commentary....
2019-10-09 02:00

Interrailing: a guide to prices, passes and planning While spontaneity and adventure underpin the appeal of the Interrail pass, planning is also essential. We break down the many optionsThe Interrail pass was introduced in 1972 to provide an opportunity for passengers up to 21 years of age to discover ...
2019-06-22 10:00

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social Democratic leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner said after the bill was passed....
2019-07-03 00:51

Patriots defeat Redskins, 33-7, behind Tom Brady’s three TD passes New England scored 33 unanswered points after Washington's lone score of the game: a 65-yard touchdown run by wide receiver Steven Sims in the first quarter....
2019-10-06 23:34

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
2019-06-28 03:00

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
2019-06-04 11:00

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
2019-05-24 07:51

U.S. House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida and was set to vote on a third banning drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve....
2019-09-12 03:00

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move......
2019-06-29 01:00

House passes fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a fix to a glitch in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families....
2019-05-23 20:00

Bury expelled from EFL, Bolton given extension as deadline passes "Bury have been expelled from the English Football League after 125 years of membership due to the financial problems at the club and their failure to find a buyer."...
2019-08-28 02:34

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as...
2019-05-23 21:00

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces....
2019-07-12 06:34

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill ...
2019-06-04 07:00

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds he requested to address a migrant surge at the so...
2019-05-24 01:34

Iran passes 300 kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. But the amount is far short of that needed for a nuclear weapon....
2019-07-01 20:34

U.S. military ship passes through strategic Taiwan Strait The United States sent a Navy ship through the Taiwan Strait on Friday, rekindling one of a growing number of flashpoints in Washington's relationship with Beijing....
2019-08-23 13:34

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors....
2019-09-11 09:00

AI passes theory of mind test by imagining itself in another's shoes AI has passed a test used to assess theory of mind in dominant and subordinate chimpanzees, paving the way towards machines that are more effective at communicating with humans...
2019-07-19 10:51

Bury and Bolton face EFL expulsion as deadline passes "Bury and Bolton Wanderers both face expulsion from the EFL after the passing of Tuesday\u0027s 5pm deadline for any potential buyers to complete a deal."...
2019-08-27 22:00

Lebanon's parliament passes 2019 state budget: PM on TV Lebanon's parliament passed a "reforming" 2019 state budget on Friday, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said, without giving details on its deficit target as his coalition government seeks to bring the public debt under control....
2019-07-19 22:34

‘Aladdin’ soars, but ‘Booksmart’ barely passes at box office LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers have voted with their dollars and chosen the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’s live-action remake of “Aladdin” has crushed the competition at the box office includin...
2019-05-26 21:17

Cuba passes law to improve governance that keeps one-party system Communist-run Cuba passed a new electoral law on Saturday that restructures governance including creating the role of prime minister and provincial governors while retaining the one-party system....
2019-07-13 23:00

Wolford throws 2 TD passes in Rams' 22-10 win over Texans In the battle for Los Angeles' third-string quarterback job, John Wolford played well and Brandon Allen struggled as the Rams closed out the preseason with a 22-10 win over the Houston Texans       ...
2019-08-30 08:00

Student pilot lands plane after his instructor passes out A student pilot has averted a tragedy by landing a plane single-handed after his instructor passed out at the controls. Australian Max Sylvester took control of the two-seater Cessna and was guided in to land by air traffic control Saturday. “Do you ...
2019-09-02 23:34

The Latest: Wisconsin Legislature passes 4 abortion bills MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on votes on abortion bills in Wisconsin (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Wisconsin’s Republican-controlled Senate has passed four abortion bills, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers. The newly elected Evers ha...
2019-06-05 20:51

Brady passes Favre on NFL all-time passing list New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady surpassed Brett Favre to move into third place on the NFL's all-time passing yardage list during Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins....
2019-10-07 06:34

No. 2 Alabama routs Southern Miss behind Tagovailoa’s 5 TD passes Junior quarterback Tua Tagovailoa matched a career-high in touchdown passes for a second consecutive week as No. 2 Alabama jumped on Southern Mississippi early and rolled to a 49-7 victory Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, Ala....
2019-09-22 05:00

Lok Sabha Passes Amendments To Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code Lok Sabha on Thursday passed amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, with the government asserting that the spirit behind the law is not to allow companies to die....
2019-08-01 14:17

Starwatch: as the sun passes solstice elusive Mercury comes into view Mercury will be as far to the east of the sun as it ever gets, and can be found low in the western sky just after sunset The summer solstice for northern observers occurs on 21 June at 16:54 BST. This is the moment at which the sun will be at its hig...
2019-06-17 04:51

15-Foot Snake Slithers Out Of Car After Drunk Owner Passes Out When firefighters in Denver, Colorado, responded to reports of a man passed out in his car, they arrived at the scene to find something much scarier - a 15-foot snake crawling out of the vehicle's......
2019-07-17 15:34

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannabis in 2014....
2019-06-13 08:17

Which football team have completed the most passes in a match? | The Knowledge Plus: refs sharing names with teams they are officiating and more odd uses for football groundsMail us your questions or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Any ideas on the most completed passes ever recorded in a football match?” asks Charlie Welton.Despite loc...
2019-09-04 13:00

Senate passes massive 2-year budget deal The Senate passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal and sent it to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature, putting an end to the threat of a debt crisis this fall and easing the path toward funding the government past Sept. 30. The vote was...
2019-08-01 22:00

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
2019-06-12 06:17

Rajasthan Assembly Passes Anti-Lynching Bill The Rajasthan legislative assembly on Monday passed a Bill providing for life imprisonment and a fine from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to those convicted in cases of mob lynching leading to victim's death....
2019-08-05 20:17

Alabama Passes Law Requiring Some Sex Offenders to Be Chemically Castrated On Monday night, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation requiring sex offenders of children younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration before they can go on parole....
2019-06-11 17:34

Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj passes away Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj, who most recently served as minister of external affairs, passed away on Tuesday, following a cardiac arrest....
2019-08-07 00:00

Rudolph fires 2 TD passes as Steelers rout Bengals Quarterback Mason Rudolph seemingly came into his own Monday, passing for 229 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers past the visiting Cincinnati Bengals 27-3....
2019-10-01 10:00

Trainee pilot lands plane after instructor passes out Piloting a plane as it soars above the clouds is a dream for many people, but it quickly turned into the stuff of nightmares for one man in Australia....
2019-09-02 22:00

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response...
2019-06-20 12:34

Put it away: Texas passes law against dick pics | Arwa Mahdawi The Lone Star state is leading the way with a cyber-flashing act outlawing unsolicited penis picturesSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
2019-09-07 17:34

Historic Asset Boom Passes by Half of Families The decadelong economic expansion has showered the U.S. with new wealth, driven by a booming stock market. But half of U.S. households have seen little gain, as it has become more difficult to buy a first home....
2019-08-30 22:34

| DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2 000 - official The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2 000 lives, out of a total of 3 000 recorded cases since August last year, health officials say....
2019-08-30 23:00

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed bills that would allow them to do so....
2019-05-22 21:17

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s tim...
2019-06-27 18:34

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the possession of a flamethrower for recreational pur...
2019-06-21 23:34

The Latest: House passes measure to help migrants stay in US WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House legislation on immigration (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Democratic legislation aimed at helping more than 2 million migrants stay in the U.S. has cleared the House. But that’s about as far as it’s lik...
2019-06-05 01:34

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
2019-07-24 01:00

Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes away Paying tribute to the great Cuban Jose Napoles - 'Mantequilla' - who has died at the age of 79 The post Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes away appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-17 11:00

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill into law. Democrat Gov. Janet Mills has 10 days to make a decision on the bill that would allow doctors...
2019-06-05 07:17

California Senate passes bill to tighten "gig" worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
2019-09-11 09:34

Iran Passes Uranium Enrichment Cap Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal Iran has passed the 3.67% uranium enrichment cap set by its landmark 2015 nuclear deal and may enrich at even higher levels, the spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Behrouz Kamalvandi,......
2019-07-08 17:00

Boris Johnson Promises Oct. 31 Brexit as Law Passes to Rule Out No Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the European Union on Oct. 31—even as a bill aimed at preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement became law....
2019-09-09 17:00

Indian Army Expedition Climbs World's 8 Highest Passes An eight-member expedition of the Indian Army Medical Corps (AMC) scaled eight of the world's highest passes and rode over 1500 kilometres in Ladakh as a part of the AMC Motorcycle Expedition, the......
2019-09-08 01:00

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04 06:17

Trainee Pilot Lands Plane After Instructor Passes Out In Australia An Australian man venturing into the skies for a first flying lesson has been forced to make an "amazing" solo landing after his instructor blacked out mid-flight....
2019-09-02 12:34

Europe's rail passes are affordable again — and much less confusing Europe's rail passes underwent some sweeping changes this year that have made them an affordable option again, and much less confusing to shop for.       ...
2019-09-11 07:34

Norris passes probation as McLaren stay unchanged for 2020 McLaren killed off any summer speculation on Tuesday by announcing that they will keep the same Formula One driver lineup of Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz next year....
2019-07-09 23:00

Pair of asteroids make early-morning passes of Earth If you’re reading this, the Earth is intact. That’s good news, since a pair of asteroids made some reasonably close approaches to our planet this morning. The rocks, named 2019 QS and 2019 OU1, both safely sped past Earth on their way aro...
2019-08-29 12:00

California passes bill that would allow college players to make money Student athletes would earn money from endorsementsBill still needs to be approved by California’s governorThe California assembly has passed legislation to let student athletes make money, setting up a confrontation with the college sports’ governin...
2019-09-10 18:34

Maharashtra Parliament Passes Bill To Reduce Maratha Quota The Maharashtra legislature on Monday passed a bill bringing down reservation for the Maratha community from 16 per cent to 12 and 13 in education and government jobs respectively....
2019-07-01 18:51

California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
2019-09-11 09:34

Senate passes bill to halt government shutdown risk The Senate passed a short-term funding bill Thursday amid dispute over border wall funding that delays the risk of a government shutdown through Nov. 21....
2019-09-27 10:34

Malware becomes art as bidding for virus-infested laptop passes $1 million Normally, you’d want to keep malware off your laptop at any cost, but it seems that people are prepared to pay a ridiculous amount of money – in excess of a million bucks, in fact – to purchase a virus-infested notebook if it...
2019-05-22 20:00

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. The House is expected to approve a bill Friday ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for th...
2019-07-23 22:00

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
2019-05-23 03:34

Mississippi city passes law to limit noise outside abortion clinic JACKSON, Miss. — Noisy conflict is common outside Mississippi’s only abortion clinic, with protesters sometimes using bullhorns to amplify their voices and the clinic itself blaring music to keep patients from hearing the protesters. Owners of nearby...
2019-10-04 19:34

NBN close to completion as network build passes the 10m premises mark Government-owned company says it is just 1.6m premises short of reaching its 2020 targetNBN Co is racing closer to the finish line of the network being built, announcing there are now 10m homes and businesses that can connect to the network, just 1.6...
2019-07-23 20:34

Deutsche Bank passes Fed stress test in boost for its U.S. operations Deutsche Bank AG on Thursday passed an annual health check by the Federal Reserve, clearing a second hurdle at a critical time for the German lender in tests administered by the U.S. central bank that measure banks' ability to weather a major economi...
2019-06-27 23:51

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own chamber....
2019-06-28 00:34

'Avengers: Endgame' passes 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film ever "Avengers: Endgame," the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, will move past "Avatar" on the list of all-time highest grossing films on Sunday in its 13th weekend of release, Disney reported Saturday night....
2019-07-21 15:34

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data on temperature changes shows ‘there is no doubt left’The scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on the subject, ...
2019-07-24 19:17

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act....
2019-07-25 11:01

US House passes bill giving pot businesses access to banking The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would grant legal marijuana businesses access to banking, a measure that would clear up a longstanding headache for the industry. The bill, called the SAFE Banking Act, passed 321-103 on ...
2019-09-26 23:00

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected to be approved by the Legislature before it adjourn...
2019-06-14 00:51

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
2019-05-21 18:01

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump administration. Both sides are trying to avert the return of drastic automatic spending ...
2019-06-19 22:17

Rajya Sabha Passes Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha in the Parliament. The bill has been passed with three government amendments and will have to go back to the Lok Sabha. The Motor......
2019-07-31 21:17

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
2019-05-21 20:34

Air India Passengers Protest After Being Denied Boarding Passes In Delhi As many as 20 passengers were denied boarding passes to board the Air India Delhi-Guwahati flight, with the airline claiming that it was overbooked, passengers alleged on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 17:17

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed at reducing violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #MeToo movement. Delegates exchanged hugs, applaude...
2019-06-21 16:51

Senate Passes Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
2019-05-23 23:17

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
2019-05-24 02:17

Lok Sabha Passes Protection Of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
2019-07-19 16:34

England batsman Jason Roy passes concussion test for Headingley • A follow-up check on the eve of third Test still needed • Surrey’s in-form Ollie Pope heads to Leeds on standbyJason Roy has passed a concussion test after being hit in the nets before the third Ashes Test at Headingley. The England batsman was str...
2019-08-21 19:34

California passes landmark gig workers’ rights bill — here’s what that means California legislators on Tuesday approved a landmark bill that would consider contractors for companies like Uber and Lyft as “employees.” The state Senate voted in favor of the bill — dubbed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) — that would ensure gig economy wor...
2019-09-11 23:00

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 liberal...
2019-07-18 20:51

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04 02:34

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers California lawmakers passed a landmark bill that will make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees, ensuring them greater benefits and protections....
2019-09-11 18:34

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quickly so that upgraded equipment is in place by the N...
2019-06-28 01:00

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would make it much more difficult for companies such as Uber and Lyft to classify workers as independent co...
2019-09-11 13:00

Evans passes fitness test, back in a rally car this week after injury M-Sport Ford World Rally Championship driver Elfyn Evans will be back behind the wheel of a rally car for the first time in more than two months this week...
2019-09-16 21:00

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
2019-06-21 11:34

Iraq protests blamed on 'malicious hands' as death toll passes 100 Interior ministry spokesman denies claims security forces clashed with demonstratorsAn Iraqi interior ministry spokesman has said an investigation is underway to determine how protesters were shot dead during six days of unrest that have killed more...
2019-10-07 04:34

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House on Tuesday that would bestow a chance fo...
2019-06-05 09:51

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5, a bill that, if signed, would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than independent contractors.Read More...
2019-09-11 22:34

UPDATE 2-Brazil Senate committee passes telecoms modernization bill The Brazilian Senate's Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that will modernize Brazil's telecommunications law and boost companies in the sector by lifting restrictions on asset sales....
2019-09-11 22:00

Watch: Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic passes to himself for bicycle kick goal Los Angeles Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic displayed why he is one of the best players in MLS with a juggling bicycle kick goal during a loss to the New England Revolution....
2019-06-03 17:51

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims of police shootings who said compromises in the b...
2019-05-30 13:00

Novak Djokovic passes Wimbledon test as Kevin Anderson crashes out • Djokovic beats Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz 7-5, 6-7, 6-1, 6-4• Anderson suffers 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 defeat to Guido PellaNovak Djokovic was not allowed to wear his hat on court on Friday but taking away his crown is going to be a far harder task. The defend...
2019-07-06 01:34

Opinion: Freddie Kitchens passes big test as Browns coach with win over Ravens — even if he won't say so Freddie Kitchens won't acknowledge it, but his Browns team entered Sunday's contest against the Ravens at something of a crossroads.       ...
2019-09-30 07:00

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY–The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democratic-run house 86 to 47. But the legislation’s ...
2019-06-13 02:51

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement....
2019-05-30 06:17

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
2019-05-30 07:17

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of...
2019-05-30 09:00

UPDATE 2-California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
2019-09-11 22:00

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
2019-06-18 09:17

Cameron Boyce, Disney Channel Star and Descendants Actor, Passes Away at Age 20 Cameron Boyce, a young actor who starred in the Disney Channel series Jessie and played a major role in the Descendants series of Disney crossover movies, has died. Read more......
2019-07-08 00:00

Succession recap: season two, episode five – a test of moral character that nobody passes The Roys are required, for 48 hours, to impersonate an alcoholically abstemious clan that is socially conscious and free of moral turpitude. Some hopeSpoiler alert: this recap is for people watching Succession season two, which airs on HBO in the US ...
2019-09-10 03:34

House passes two bills blocking oil and gas drilling off Pacific and Atlantic coasts The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida....
2019-09-12 00:34

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
2019-06-27 23:00

Pikes Peak Hill Climb Champion Carlin Dunne Passes Away Motorsport can be fatal. As much we try to forget the reality of it, there are days when it comes staring at back at you. In a tragic turn of events, Ducati racer Carlin Dunne had a fatal crash at the......
2019-07-01 13:00

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
2019-07-02 22:34

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books....
2019-07-02 18:17

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
2019-06-28 02:17

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
2019-07-02 14:34

US Senate Passes Proposal To Give India The Same Status As 'NATO Ally' The US Senate has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America's NATO allies and countries like Israel and South Korea for increasing defence cooperation....
2019-07-02 09:51

House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts...
2019-06-28 01:00

Senate passes border spending package, setting up fight with House Both the Senate and House have now passed legislation delivering billions of dollars to address the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border. But lawmakers have no agreement on how to reconcile those bills before a recess set to start on Fr...
2019-06-27 22:34

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican -- Rep. Brian Mast of Florida -- vo...
2019-06-28 04:51

Death toll in Iraq passes 100 as police, protesters continue to clash The Interior Ministry said the toll was now 104 killed and more than 6,000 wounded in violence since Tuesday but denied government forces had shot directly at demonstrators. T...
2019-10-07 00:00

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 election....
2019-06-28 05:51

Alonso hits 27th HR, passes Strawberry for Mets rookie mark CHICAGO (AP) — Pete Alonso has hit his 27th home run, passing Darryl Strawberry for the New York Mets rookie record in just his 77th game. Alonso hit a solo drive against Chicago Cubs starter Cole Hamels in the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on Sunda...
2019-06-24 00:17

Alabama passes bill requiring chemical castration for certain child molesters An Alabama measure that would require certain child sex offenders to undergo chemical castration before being released from prison is awaiting the governor's signature. ...
2019-06-05 02:17

Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed a bill that requires consent before ISPs can sell or offer access to their customers' private d...
2019-05-31 14:17

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right”...
2019-06-01 18:17

Watch: Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes lights up Raiders for 4 TD passes in 2nd quarter The Oakland Raiders had a 10-0 lead Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs before quarterback Patrick Mahomes led his squad to a comeback victory with four touchdown passes in the second quarter....
2019-09-16 16:00

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
2019-06-28 05:34

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts...
2019-06-28 01:00

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Representatives passed the most radical abortion bill in America yesterday, it flew completely under the ra...
2019-05-30 01:17

Illinois passes bipartisan law to allow hunting education classes in school curriculum Wedged in among the basics of science, math and English, a new bipartisan measure in Illinois now gives school districts the option to build hunting safety education into the daily curriculum....
2019-08-01 00:17

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...
2019-07-18 23:34

House Passes Bill to Raise Minimum Wage to $15, a Victory for Liberals The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. But Senate Republicans refuse to take it up....
2019-07-18 21:17

Tom Brady passes Peyton Manning for No. 2 on NFL career passing yards list Tom Brady surpassed one of former rival Peyton Manning's career marks in the Patriots' win over the Giants on Thursday night.       ...
2019-10-11 07:00

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025 - a big win for American workers and labor groups - even as the bill passing a Republican-controlled Senate remain unl...
2019-07-18 18:51

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardline fiscal conservatives worried for the future....
2019-08-01 20:34

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Remove Congress Chief As Jallianwala Trustee Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to remove the Congress president as a trustee, amid vociferous protests from the party members who later......
2019-08-02 21:17

Chicago Public Schools budget passes amid discord with teachers The Chicago Board of Education approved a $7.7 billion fiscal 2020 budget on Wednesday, rejecting a call to delay a vote on the spending plan by the district's teachers union, which is eyeing a possible strike next month....
2019-08-29 09:00

U.S. House passes $733 bln defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
2019-07-12 20:00

The Bill That Could Undo Uber Passes California's Senate Appropriations Committee, 5-2 AB5, the contentious California bill that would upend the gig economy model of Uber, Lyft and other tech companies, moved a step closer to becoming a law.Read more......
2019-08-31 03:00

Parliament Passes Bill Aimed To Make India International Arbitration Hub Parliament on Thursday passed a bill aimed at making India an international arbitration hub by providing facilities for settlement of commercial disputes....
2019-08-01 22:00

Senate passes bipartisan budget deal hailed by Donald Trump WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a bipartisan budget package Thursday that was hailed by President Trump but sharply criticized by fiscal hawks in his own party. Defense spending will see a $22 billion bump in the next fiscal year — up to $738 billion ...
2019-08-01 21:51

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
2019-07-19 04:34

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
2019-05-22 04:34

Senate passes massive budget deal that lifts the debt ceiling The Senate passed Thursday a massive budget deal that would stave off the looming threat of a potential default on US debt and prevent automatic spending cuts to domestic and military funding....
2019-08-02 05:17

House passes resolution condemning global boycott targeting Israel The vote comes after months of turmoil centering on Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), two Muslim freshmen who have stood accused of anti-Semitism....
2019-07-24 05:17

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is...
2019-07-23 22:17

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
2019-05-22 20:17

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY– The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation ...
2019-05-22 21:17

NAACP passes resolution calling for impeachment of President Donald Trump Members of one of the United States' largest and best-known civil rights groups, the NAACP, have unanimously voted in favor of impeachment for President Donald Trump....
2019-07-25 04:34

Portrush passes British Open test and awaits swift return It took 68 years for the British Open to return to Royal Portrush and after a memorable week of golf, with Irishman Shane Lowry triumphing amid emotional scenes, it is hard to imagine anything but a swift return to the Northern Irish links course....
2019-07-23 00:17

Senate Passes Two-Year Spending Deal That Suspends Debt Ceiling A two-year agreement to raise federal spending and at the same time lift the government’s borrowing limit will go to the president’s desk after it passed the Senate with many Republicans opposing it....
2019-08-01 18:34

'Destiny 2' will include season passes as part of its free-to-play move Now that the base Destiny 2 is free-to-play, how will Bungie give you a reason to keep paying beyond major expansions? By borrowing a page from Fortnite. Bungie has outlined its revamped approach to seasons in year three of Destiny 2, and the focus...
2019-09-01 01:00

Hurricane Dorian passes Puerto Rico, projected to hit U.S. as major storm Forecasters said Thursday Hurricane Dorian is strengthening over the warm waters of the Caribbean and should be a major storm when it arrives in the Southeast United States late on Sunday, most likely in central Florida....
2019-08-29 21:00

Parliament Passes Bill To Increase Number Of Supreme Court Judges Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill which seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the present 30 to 33 with a view to reducing pendency of cases....
2019-08-07 13:00

Tom Brady passes Brett Favre mark as Patriots beat Redskins New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passed Hall of Famer Brett Favre on the all-time passing yards list during a dominant 33-7 victory against the Washington Redskins....
2019-10-07 18:00

Kashmir under military lockdown as India passes bill to strip statehood Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and divided between them. Two of the three wars the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought since their independence from British rule were over Kashmir....
2019-08-07 13:34

Eagles RB Darren Sproles passes Tim Brown for fifth in career all-purpose yards Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles passed Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Tim Brown for fifth place in career all-purpose yards Sunday against the New York Jets....
2019-10-07 10:34

F2 Driver Anthoine Hubert Passes Away After Crash In Belgian GP Feature Race Formula 2 racer Anthoine Hubert passed away on August 31, 2019, after sustaining injuries in a horrific crash during the feature race at Spa-Francorchamps in the Belgian GP. The 22-year-old driver was......
2019-09-01 14:34

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
2019-07-18 23:51

New York passes its Green New Deal, announces massive offshore wind push Enlarge / Sights like this may become common on Long Island. (credit: University of Rhode Island) Yesterday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that's been described as the state's Green New Deal. Unlike the one that's been floated in Con...
2019-07-20 04:34

Kershaw passes Koufax on wins list, Dodgers thump Blue Jays Clayton Kershaw passed Sandy Koufax for most wins by a Dodgers left-hander, Will Smith hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the third inning, and Los Angeles routed the Toronto Blue Jays 16-3       ...
2019-08-21 14:34

'Racist tweets': House passes resolution condemning Trump's attack on congresswomen Nancy Pelosi’s sharp rebuke of the president’s remarks prompted a challenge from Republicans who claimed rule violationsThe House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Donald Trump’s incendiary remarks telling four congresswome...
2019-07-17 03:00

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out inside, authorities said....
2019-06-06 07:34

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple of ailing coal plants....
2019-05-24 19:17

UPDATE 3-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...
2019-07-18 19:51

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
2019-06-04 04:17

Relieved Thiem passes Bublik test to reach French Open third round Austrian Dominic Thiem was a relieved man after overcoming a tough test to reach the French Open third round with a 6-3 6-7(6) 6-3 7-5 win over Russian-born Kazakh Alexander Bublik on Court Philippe Chatrier on Thursday....
2019-05-30 17:51

Wendy’s employee takes bath in kitchen sink, restaurant still passes inspection This doesn’t count as washing your hands before returning to work. An employee at a Wendy’s in Florida brought his home hygiene routine to the fast food restaurant, washing up in an industrial sink, a revolting viral video shows. The 93-second footag...
2019-05-24 19:34

Watch: Redskins RB Adrian Peterson passes Jim Brown on all-time rushing TD list Washington Redskins veteran running back Adrian Peterson moved past Pro Football Hall of Fame tailback Jim Brown and into fifth on the NFL's all-time rushing touchdown list....
2019-09-16 06:00

House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown for two months, sends it to Senate The measure to keep the government running through Nov. 21 now heads to the Senate, where McConnell has signaled he will back a temporary spending plan....
2019-09-19 21:34

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
2019-06-20 21:17

House passes short-term funding bill to avoid government shutdown WASHINGTON — The House passed legislation Thursday to avoid another government shutdown by extending federal funding through Nov. 21. The short-term budget bill known as a continuing resolution netted bipartisan support with a 301-123 vote. The bill ...
2019-09-20 05:34

House Passes Short Term Spending Bill to Postpone Possible Government Shutdown (WASHINGTON) — The House has passed a short-term ending bill to prevent a federal shutdown when the budget year ends Sept. 30. The bipartisan measure, approved by a 301-123 vote, would give lawmakers until the Thanksgiving break to negotiate an...
2019-09-20 06:00

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
2019-05-21 19:17

No trade mechanism until Iran passes terrorism financing laws: French diplomat A European trade mechanism to barter humanitarian and food goods with Iran will not work until Tehran sets up a mirror company and meets international standards against money-laundering and terrorism financing, a French diplomatic source said....
2019-09-04 19:34

Photo captures awkward moment when Mitch McConnell passes Jon Stewart in hallway A photo captured the awkward moment Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell passed a smiling Jon Stewart inside the U.S. Capitol before the vote to extend the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Tuesday....
2019-07-24 08:17

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Democratic governor has said he’s prepared to sign it ...
2019-05-30 02:17

City Council passes law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs A law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights coasted through the City Council Tuesday. The legislation — slated to go into effect in November — allows bike riders cruise through red lights to get a brief ...
2019-07-24 02:00

Louisiana passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban, Democratic governor expected to sign Louisiana lawmakers passed an abortion ban on Wednesday that would prohibit women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detected, NBC News reports....
2019-05-30 04:00

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, rejects call for early election British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition abstained from the vote. The PM called for an early election, saying he has lost a governing majority....
2019-09-05 03:00

Traveller24.com | Brexit woes: Europe's Interrail passes to Britain will come to a halt in 2020 European travellers will be unable to use Interrail passes in Britain from next year, in a blow to the decades-old scheme beloved of backpackers, train firms said on Wednesday....
2019-08-09 23:00

UPDATE 1-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...
2019-07-18 18:51

Senate Passes Budget and Debt Deal, President Trump Promises to Sign (WASHINGTON) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump’s endorsement and a bipartisan drive to cement recent spending increases for the Pentagon and domestic agencies. The l...
2019-08-01 23:51

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand Prix to go. The Red Bull driver went on to claim victory but win is under investigation by the stewa...
2019-06-30 19:51

State Senate passes limo-safety bills after deadly upstate crash The state Senate on Thursday passed a slate of bills aimed at preventing fatal limo crashes like the upstate disaster that left 20 dead in October. The proposals — which are still pending in the Assembly — create stricter licensing and safety require...
2019-06-07 01:34

House passes short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to temporarily extend funding for the federal government and avert a shutdown at the end of the month....
2019-09-20 06:00

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
2019-07-13 04:34

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
2019-07-12 21:17

Wisconsin Senate passes four abortion-restricting bills that Gov. Evers has vowed to veto Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate passed four abortion-restricting bills Wednesday, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers who has promised to veto them....
2019-06-06 06:51

Petition against UK parliament suspension passes a million signatures amid nationwide protests A public petition against U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament passed a million signatures within its first 24 hours as protests broke out across the country....
2019-08-29 14:34

UPDATE 3-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement. The bill would also allow solar generation to qualify f...
2019-05-30 01:51

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD....
2019-06-11 12:51

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation....
2019-07-18 03:51

Kantar study: Amazon passes Apple, Google as world's most valuable brand Retail giant Amazon surpassed Google Tuesday as the world's most valuable brand -- with a total value of $315.5 billion, an increase of more than $100 million in the past year, a research group said in a new study....
2019-06-11 21:00

Fantasy Football: Aaron Rodgers vows to throw more passes to Davante Adams Davante Adams was tied for the second-most targets in the league last season, but Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants to throw his way even more in 2019....
2019-06-06 20:51

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation. The two reactors in Ohio, Davis-Besse and P...
2019-07-18 04:17

9/11 victims' fund bill passes Senate, ending months of doubts for 'ecstatic' first responders The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, fulfilling a pledge made by President Trump and ending months of uncertainty as the fund rapidly deplet...
2019-07-23 22:17

California Assembly passes bill that brings state to verge of rules showdown with NCAA The California Assembly passed a bill that would allow college athletes to more easily make money off their own likeness beginning in 2023.       ...
2019-09-10 06:34

California passes landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The Democrat-led California legislature passed legislation on Wednesday that would require gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft to stop classifying their workers as contractors rather than employees, a landmark bill that could set a precedent ...
2019-09-12 09:34

Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for all-time World Cup scoring record With her 17th goal, Brazil's Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for the all-time World Cup scoring record.       ...
2019-06-19 03:51

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
2019-06-05 08:34

Cloud data management company Druva raises $130 million, passes $1 billion valuation Cloud data management company Druva has raised $130 million, securing the California company unicorn status with a $1 billion-plus valuation.Read More...
2019-06-20 13:34

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.        ...
2019-07-18 03:34

How would you fix the internet if you could? Tell us The internet is full of annoyances designed to make you click here, watch this and keep scrolling for more. How could it be better?Auto-play video ads. Aggressive pop-ups. Invisible ad trackers.The internet of 2019 is full of annoyances and dark patt...
2019-08-04 01:51

Disney World increases price of annual passes ahead of Star Wars land opening Walt Disney World Resort has significantly increased the cost of several of its annual park passes, just ahead of the August 29 opening of its new Star Wars land at Hollywood Studios park in Orlando....
2019-06-19 08:17

Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own police force, politicians let the bill die amid public outcry over the separation of church and state, th...
2019-06-21 06:34

New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it. The post New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor has...
2019-06-04 23:51

Iraqi police fire on protesters as anti-government unrest grows, death toll passes 100 BAGHDAD — At least eight people were killed in new clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government protesters on Sunday, the sixth day of unrest in which the death toll has now passed 100 and more than 6,000 have been wounded. The eig...
2019-10-07 00:34

5G and the tactile internet: what really is it? 5G is the next generation of mobile internet connectivity. It offers speeds 10, or even 20 times faster than current 4G networks, with much faster data upload and download speeds, greater bandwidth, and more stable connections.This will enable us to ...
2019-06-15 14:34

How 13 Became the Internet's Age of Adulthood The 13-year-old brain is a decade from being fully baked. Yet kids that age can create YouTube channels and swap Instagram photos—no parental consent required....
2019-06-18 13:17

The Planet Needs a New Internet When climate change comes for our coffee and our wine, we’ll moan about it on Twitter, read about it on our favorite websites, and watch diverting videos on YouTube to fill the icy hole in our hearts. We’ll do all this until the websites go dark and ...
2019-08-20 20:34

Who Has the Most Censored Internet? Certain platforms might take down your homemade pornography, or censor your conspiracist podcast, but in the U.S. the internet is a fairly open place. As long as what you’re peddling isn’t actively illegal—or as long as you’re not peddling illegal wa...
2019-07-09 01:17

The Internet of Things Are you looking forward to the day when your sleeping baby’s diaper tells you it’s wet before the wee wakes Junior? Or are you haunted by the idea that an insurance company, retailer or hostile government could learn everything about you that your TV...
2019-10-07 14:00

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon New York's Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company....
2019-06-21 23:51

California Senate passes ride-hail bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new ride-hail bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
2019-09-11 19:00

California Senate passes ride-share bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new rideshare bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
2019-09-11 14:00

Would the Internet Be Healthier Without 'Like' Counts? Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube have moved to hide or obscure measures of popularity, in the name of less toxic dialog. Users give a thumbs-down....
2019-09-12 15:00

The future of the internet is… streetlights? Despite its apparent omnipresence, the internet is only available to around half of the world’s population. Whatever estimate you choose, billions are without the basic internet access we take for granted in more developed countries. This means that,...
2019-08-03 13:34

We can’t impeach the Internet, so buckle up “What the Trump era requires is a kind of dark psychic yoga that also creates space. More space for more vexation, and more space for more tolerance for that vexation.”...
2019-10-03 11:34

The Internet Reacts To That Goose, You Know The One For most of our lives, we’ve all been ordinary people, content to live ordinary lives and maintain a functional social order. Then, last Friday, Untitled Goose Game came out. Now we are all the goose, a feathered hellion who believes property is thef...
2019-09-26 03:00

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: 21 of the internet's favorite boyfriends Getty/Alberto E. Rodriguez Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Getty Images Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP So-called internet boyfriends are celebrities who are not only talented at what they do, but also those who exude kindness, intrigue, and, of course, und...
2019-07-11 12:34

Innocence lost: What did you do before the internet? People born in the late 1970s are the last to have grown up without the internet. Social scientists call them the Last of the Innocents. Leah McLaren ponders a time when our attention was allowed to wanderIn moments of digital anxiety I find myself t...
2019-08-04 15:17

Internet down across most of Iraq on third day of protests Monitor says ‘intentional restrictions’ by major providers have caused near-blackoutThe internet is down across most of Iraq on the third day of protests that were called for on social media, with a monitor saying “intentional restrictions” by major ...
2019-10-03 18:34

The Little Law That Made the Internet a Free for All In 1996, when the internet was still unexplored territory for most Americans, the U.S. Congress passed a telecommunications law that included a provision its supporters meant to protect free speech online. More than 20 years later, that provision, kn...
2019-09-20 10:00

Don't Ask the Internet for Form Checks Thanks to the internet, you can now learn even complex, difficult lifting skills without an in-person coach. Watch some youtube videos, read some articles, then try it and video yourself. Not sure if you’ve done it right? Just post on your favorite r...
2019-07-09 12:51

So, About Your Internet Porn Habits You might want some privacy when consuming porn online, whether that’s going in incognito mode, locking the door, putting in headphones, or all of the above. And while this certainly conceals your activity from a roommate or someone who might look at...
2019-07-19 00:17

The Catch-22 that broke the Internet Enlarge / The outage started shortly after 12pm on June 2nd, impacting global users connecting to GCP us-east4-c. (credit: ThousandEyes) Earlier this week, the Internet had a conniption. In broad patches around the globe, YouTube sputtered. Shopify...
2019-06-08 22:17

How the internet has changed the way we talk People of a certain age were trained to use exclamation points to indicate excitement or even anger. And they never imagined that a simple period at the end of a sentence could get them into hot water. But the social-media age has twisted the meaning...
2019-07-13 21:00

Explaining The Internet's Loudest BMW If you’ve ever fallen into an automotive YouTube hole, there’s a good chance you know this car: Georg Plasa’s Judd V8-powered BMW E36. It has ripped through the consciousness of all of us at least once, guaranteed. Now, you can get underneath the ho...
2019-08-21 01:00

| Internet blackout across Sudan Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters....
2019-06-11 01:51

You Won't See Quantum Internet Coming The quantum internet is coming sooner than you think—even sooner than quantum computing itself. When things change over, you might not even notice. But when they do, new rules will protect your data against attacks from computers that don’t even exi...
2019-08-21 18:34

Brace Yourself for the Internet Impeachment Disinformation experts are preparing for fast-twitch media manipulation, droves of false and misleading claims and hyper-polarized audiences fiercely clinging to their side’s version of reality....
2019-09-27 00:00

Talk to us: how would you change the internet if you could? The internet is full of annoyances designed to make you click here, watch this and keep scrolling for more. How could it be better?Auto-play video ads. Aggressive pop-ups. Invisible ad trackers.The internet of 2019 is full of annoyances and dark patt...
2019-08-01 04:17

What Would It Take to Shut Down the Entire Internet? Not too long ago, we here at Giz Asks contemplated what might happen if the entire internet shut down at once. One imaginative stumbling block, in playing out the implications of that scenario, was how something like that could happen in the first pl...
2019-09-30 18:00

How to still browse the internet without a phone signal Just because you're not getting a signal doesn't mean you can't use your mobile devices to keep yourself entertained.       ...
2019-06-10 17:51

Take The Best Sushi Taillight Quiz On The Whole Internet The other day, I went out with some friends to one of those $20/all-you-can-cram sushi places. In the few moments when I wasn’t jamming delicious little packets of raw fish and sushi rice down my throat, tamping down with a chopstick as necessary, I ...
2019-09-28 09:00

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target th...
2019-06-18 20:34

Ask Engadget: How can I improve my rural internet? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. I...
2019-09-21 17:34

Majority of vacationers would rather have no air conditioning than no internet Americans would rather endure such vacation travesties as lost luggage or food poisoning, rather than go without internet while on vacation. Almost half of respondents (49 percent) said that no internet access would qualify as a vacation disaster ‒ j...
2019-08-13 02:17

Doctors in China are using 5G internet to do surgery from far away 5G is helping doctors in China conduct surgery from hundreds of kilometres away, such as directing cardiac operation and performing brain stimulation...
2019-05-21 17:51

The Internet Reacts To Zelda's New Haircut All it took was two minutes and one surprise trailer for Nintendo to turn a sleepy E3 to an explosive bonanza—but that’s what happens when you announce a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, perhaps the most beloved game in recent memor...
2019-06-12 22:00

Behind the Internet: The History of Domain Names We all use domain names to navigate the Internet, but did you ever think about where the idea of domain names actually came from? Why do we use them and rely on them to bounce from website to website across the vast sea of information the internet pr...
2019-08-13 19:17

The Internet Reacts To Pokémon Sleep At a press conference in Tokyo Tuesday, the Pokémon Company announced some unexpected Pokémon-related games and services, mostly on mobile devices. Pokémon Home is a cloud service that allows players to save and transfer their monsters. Great! There’...
2019-05-29 19:34

China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their overall revenue....
2019-08-18 11:00

What Would Happen If the Whole Internet Just Shut Down All of a Sudden? A world in which the internet suddenly stops: surely the TV show’s already in development. Sprawling cast, gorgeous visuals, tediously on-the-nose themes. Some handsome B-lister tearing around the country in pursuit of his wayward kids, or the shadow...
2019-08-19 14:34

Turning off the internet: Chips with Everything podcast Kashmiris have not had access to the internet for nearly a month. The blackout, from the start of August, is the 77th of the year so far in India. Jordan Erica Webber looks at the personal, legal and societal fallout of government-ordered shutdowns a...
2019-09-03 12:34

On #WorldEmojiDay, Guessing Games Take Over The Internet A number of guessing games have taken over Twitter and Facebook on World Emoji Day 2019, as various brands and companies try to engage their followers with emoji-themed posts....
2019-07-17 15:34

SpaceX is still in control of all but three of its internet satellites How are SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites faring roughly a month after launch? Quite well, if you ask SpaceX. The company reported that it's in contact with 57 of the 60 initial broadband satellites. Although it's not certain wh...
2019-06-30 04:51

The internet is ready for Robert Pattinson to be hot again Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but few would quibble with Robert Pattinson’s heartthrob status, the likes of which he’s more or less cast off over the last several years. The Twilight alum’s dressed himself down in a lot of his more recent rol...
2019-08-29 11:00

IoT 101: Your Essential Guide to the Internet of Things You’ve likely heard the phrase Internet of Things, or IoT, at some point if you have been following any tech news in the last several years. Business Insider Intelligence But at the same time, you might be scratching your head figuring out what...
2019-05-28 01:00

The Light Phone 2 Wants to Save You From the Internet With the Light Phone 2, the team behind the minimally-minded Light Phone that blew up on Kickstarter in 2015 continues to explore the balance between being connected and preserving your mental health. It’s a spare, standalone handset that rethinks h...
2019-09-04 19:34

Predicting the future of internet privacy Every day, a new headline reminds us that keeping our online data private remains a constant struggle. Ongoing controversies involving Facebook and other social media sites only reinforce the point. It’s become depressingly common to hear of s...
2019-07-10 19:17

13 ways to screw over your internet provider Internet providers are real bastards: they have captive audiences whom they squeeze for every last penny while they fight against regulation like net neutrality and donate immense amounts of money to keep on lawmakers’ good sides. So why not tu...
2019-09-03 10:34

Now the internet wants to ‘Storm Loch Ness’ First, they came for the aliens. Then, they came for the Bermuda Triangle. Now, they’re coming for the Loch Ness Monster. Following in the footsteps of the “Storm Area 51” and “Storm the Bermuda Triangle” events, a Faceb...
2019-07-23 21:51

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say It’s safe to say that plenty of the shenanigans you get up to online are being tracked, logged, or monitored by someone. Whether it’s an advertiser getting your attention based on the window shopping you did during Prime Day, Facebook sug...
2019-07-31 19:01

How to use Internet Recovery to reinstall macOS Apple's tool for reinstalling macOS on devices without using local media is a fail-safe function that allows admins to reinstall or upgrade the OS. It's the first step to recovery during deployment....
2019-07-31 19:51

All I Know is What's on the Internet review: The shocks don't work How has our visual culture adapted to the digital age? All too well, according to this show at The Photographers' Gallery, London. Is the internet losing its ability to surprise?...
2019-05-21 21:00

How To Reset SBI Internet Banking Password SBI online banking: To register for online services, users can download the registration form from the SBI's internet banking website - onlinesbi.com....
2019-07-25 08:34

Internet Providers Look to Cash In on Your Web Habits Internet-service providers are deciding whether to use data about their customers’ web habits to sell ads. AT&T mines surfing habits as part of a broader advertising operation....
2019-06-27 21:17

The race to build a space internet available to anyone, anywhere Tech billionaires are building a wireless, orbiting internet accessible in even the deepest jungle. The first satellites are already up - but do we really want it?...
2019-05-21 20:34

UPS Will Pack and Return Your Old Internet Router for You If you’re switching internet service providers, upgrading to new equipment, or have any other reason to ship back your ISP-provided modem and router, then most of the biggest ISPs will let you drop it off at UPS without even boxing it up. Here are th...
2019-10-12 00:34

The Internet Has Made Dupes—and Cynics—of Us All The typical response to the onslaught of falsehood is to say, lol, nothing matters. But when so many of us are reaching this point, it really does matter....
2019-06-27 18:51

Chuck Klosterman on How to Survive the Noise of the Internet The culture critic is back with a new book, and some deep thoughts on the uplifting side of reading the comments and how he stays informed without losing his mind....
2019-07-31 19:34

The Internet Has Accepted the Bottle Cap Challenge. It’s Really Kicking Off Bottle caps of the world, look out. People are coming to kick you off. There are few things to know about the latest challenge to make the internet rounds, the bottle cap challenge: A pro who kicks for a living originated it, and it’s a pretty ...
2019-07-02 23:51

Internet Shutdowns Are Now Just Another Weapon in the Dictator's Arsenal Last month, two high-ranking Ethiopian officials were murdered in an attempted coup. The consequences of the murders quickly rippled out into cyberspace, a bloody illustration of the diverging lines between the internet and the physical world.Read mo...
2019-07-02 10:34

Chrissy Teigen Is Done With the Internet's Comments About Her Butt Chrissy Teigen is over you talking about her behind. This week, the star spoke out about a photo that popped up of her with husband John Legend on vacation. In the snap, the famous......
2019-07-12 03:34

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to ...
2019-09-02 02:00

Ethiopia restores internet after one week outage One week after a web blackout in the country, internet and text messaging services were restored in Ethiopia Tuesday, Ethio Telecom, the country's mobile service provider said....
2019-06-20 19:01

Photovoltaic-powered sensors for the “internet of things” By 2025, experts estimate the number of “internet of things” devices — including sensors that gather real-time data about infrastructure and the environment — could rise to 75 billion worldwide. As it stands, however, those sensors require batteries ...
2019-09-27 15:34

Viral: Fish With Two Mouths Shocks The Internet A woman fishing in upstate New York made a one-of-a-kind catch when she reeled in a fish with two mouths. Debbie Geddes caught the strange-looking fish while she was out on Lake Champlain with her......
2019-08-22 17:00

Need to sort your internet this weekend? These are the broadband deals to go for Ah weekends, a time of rest...and broadband deals admin. But if you need to sort your internet but can't bring yourself to waste the weekend doing it, we've got your back tracking down the absolute best options around right now.We've p...
2019-09-28 15:34

Internet falls in love with rescue ‘penis’ cat If an alien race were to peruse earthlings’ social media, there’s one universal takeaway they’d assuredly bring back to their leaders: humans love penises. They’re everywhere these days — from beauty products to novelty candy ...
2019-09-04 03:00

Scammers Find More Opportunities on Internet Marketplaces A new study of consumer behavior found that scammers are far more likely to succeed in stealing money from potential targets by using websites and social media than through the phone calls and emails they have long used....
2019-09-30 02:00

SoftBank Unit Yet to Conquer Internet of Things Arm Holdings’s software business posted $191 million in sales for the past fiscal year, a sliver of the $2 billion revenue goal set for itself by 2025....
2019-07-08 12:51

On Davey G. Johnson: A Memoir by the Guy Who Built the Car Internet with Him [Editor’s Note: It is with incredibly heavy hearts that we must convey the news that beloved former Jalopnik writer Davey G. Johnson’s body was recovered by Calaveras County authorities last night. Mike Spinelli was not only Davey’s editor here at Ja...
2019-06-21 22:00

The Government Cut Their Internet. Will Abuses Now Remain Hidden? With ethnic conflict spreading in Rakhine State in Myanmar, a government-led online shutdown could hide human rights abuses and leave vulnerable populations in the dark....
2019-07-02 09:17

Du adds YzerChat to internet calling pack Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), the parent of Dubai-based telecom operator du, has added YzerChat app to the internet calling pack.By subscribing to du’s package for AED 100 per month for home, and AED 50 per month for m...
2019-07-14 15:51

‘Number neighbors’ is the internet’s latest obsession If you’ve heard of number neighbors recently, you’re not the only one, as the whole thing went viral on social media this past week. But as you’ll see in some examples, not everyone understands what number neighbors are, and can tak...
2019-08-09 18:00

Three UK rolls out 5G home internet access in London Yet another carrier is offering 5G in the UK -- although it's not on your phone. Three has launched 5G home broadband in parts of London, giving people "fibre-like speeds" (the carrier hasn't given specific numbers) without requiring a tec...
2019-08-19 04:34

Cloudflare wants to protect the internet from quantum computing Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize health care, AI, financial modeling, weather simulation and more. It's also going to shake up encryption as we know it. Without advances in post-quantum cryptography, quantum computing could m...
2019-06-22 13:34

The 9 Best Hacks to Make Your Internet Feel Faster Your time is precious, and you spend a lot of it inside a web browser—so shaving off seconds and minutes that you don’t need to waste can give you back a chunk of time in your day. These are the best ways to speed up your web browsing no matter what ...
2019-07-19 17:34

The Internet Is Now Rooting for Derek Peth to Be the Next Bachelor Derek Peth, will you accept Bachelor Nation's rose? Fans of the franchise started campaigning for Peth to star on the next season of The Bachelor after he captured their hearts on the......
2019-08-21 17:00

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spreading online....
2019-06-14 03:17

You Got a 'Free' Internet Speed Upgrade. Then Your Bill Went Up. Cable and telecom companies are leaning heavily on their broadband businesses to drive growth as pay TV subscribers dwindle. They are using a range of tactics to shift consumers onto faster, premium speed tiers....
2019-08-21 19:34

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
2019-06-13 19:17

The Riotous, Internet-Speed Sound of 100 gecs This duo’s debut album, “1000 gecs,” smashes electro-pop, dance music, punk and dozens of other rapid-fire reference points into something genuinely new and exhilarating....
2019-09-04 20:00

Who is Caroline Calloway, and why can't the internet stop talking about her? An essay about an Instagram influencer and an intense female friendship that turned toxic is blowing up online. One Guardian Australia staffer asks another to explain what it means … quicklyHi Alyx. Who is Caroline Calloway, and why could no one stop...
2019-09-12 08:34

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over Chace Crawford and His Bulge Oh! Hey, Chace Crawford! The Gossip Girl alum made headlines on Thursday after fans saw photos of the 34-year-old actor in a new calendar. When fans flipped to the month of March, they......
2019-08-16 20:00

Bird Twitter Is My Oasis in Internet Hell Browsing the internet generally feels exhausting for me. Mostly, it’s because everything is bad. The websites I once visited for “fun” are now saturated with reminders of society’s collapse, brands making painful jokes, lies, outrage, and actual Nazi...
2019-08-22 18:34

An internet split between the US and China could be an investment opportunity, says CEO Amid few signs of progress in trade talks, analysts have started to discuss what an internet split between the U.S. and China, or "splinternet," would look like....
2019-09-25 07:34

The week the internet cancelled the Dalai Lama Spiritual leader issued a statement saying he is ‘deeply sorry’ after outcry from Twitter users over his remark that a female successor must be ‘attractive’The Dalai Lama has become the latest person to be “cancelled” by the internet, a victim of tod...
2019-07-04 00:51

How to Check if Your Internet is Fast Enough to Stream Netflix in 4k If you want to be able to stream 4K Ultra HD content from Netflix you’ll not only need a high-resolution television, you’ll need a fast internet connection as well....
2019-08-25 02:00

The ‘feral hog’ meme encapsulates the best side of the internet If you’ve opened Twitter today, you’ll likely have been inundated with a single theme: feral hogs. Yep, when I stirred, and flipped open my phone this morning, my feed was filled with memes about garden-roaming, kid-attacking wild swine. I was utterl...
2019-08-06 20:34

#VacuumChallenge Is The New Dangerous Trend Sweeping Internet The vacuum challenge, also known as the bin bag challenge, requires a big plastic trash bag and a vacuum cleaner. However, many have warned that it could be potentially dangerous....
2019-06-03 09:34

SpaceX Is Banking on Satellite Internet. Maybe It Shouldn't The first satellites of Elon Musk's mega-constellation Starlink are heading to space, but the satellite internet project faces tough economics on Earth....
2019-05-21 16:34

SpaceX Says Its Internet Satellites Won't Become a Headache for Astronomers SpaceX said that the first 60 satellites in its "Starlink" constellation, which is intended to provide internet from space, will be less and less visible from Earth as they reach their final orbit....
2019-06-01 15:17

The Internet Reacts To Whatever That Death Stranding Trailer Was We now know when the highly anticipated Death Stranding comes out and what it’s about (kind of), which ends some of the mystery around this absurd and fascinating-looking game. But not all of the mystery has been unraveled yet, so we can all still ma...
2019-05-30 23:17

Gogo will offer 5G in-flight internet in 2021 Gogo plans to launch in-flight 5G on business and commercial flights in 2021. According to an announcement made today, the 5G will be available in the contiguous US and Canada. "We expect to launch Gogo 5G at the same time as the terrestrial telecomm...
2019-05-31 05:51

Most of SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites are already on track The first batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites has been orbiting Earth for about a week, and now SpaceX has released a status update on the mission. According to a spokesperson, "all 60 satellites have deployed their solar arrays successfully, ge...
2019-06-01 05:17

Dangerous #VacuumChallenge Takes Internet by Storm After the Kiki challenge, the 'Bin bag challenge' or 'Vacuum challenge' has resurfaced on the Internet as a new craze among users on Twitter and Instagram....
2019-06-03 20:17

Grumpy Cat lives forever on the internet. These were some of her best memes Grumpy Cat may be gone, but the feline star lives on forever thanks to the internet. These were some of the best memes starring Grumpy Cat.        ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Grumpy Cat’s death marks the end of the joyful Internet Enlarge / Grumpy Cat poses on the set as she makes her broadway debut in "Cats" on Broadway at The Neil Simon Theatre on September 30, 2016 in New York City. In 2012, America was halfway through President Obama's time in office. The first Avenger...
2019-05-21 18:51

Ariana Grande Gets a New Wax Figure--and the Internet Has Some Thoughts Madame Tussauds London unveiled its wax figure for Ariana Grande this week--and social media users had a few thoughts. After teasing the unveiling in April--and calling upon her fans to......
2019-05-24 22:01

Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill explained Imagine if the internet as you knew it disappeared overnight? How would people react if all their favorite sites and services were suddenly inaccessible? While this may be a bit of an over exaggeration, Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill could p...
2019-06-04 18:51

A 'cloud of ladybugs' had the internet buzzing. But was it real? ‘It’s definitely not birds, and it’s not bats. But we’re still not sure if it’s ladybugs,’ National Weather Service meteorologist saysThe internet is abuzz with talk of ladybugs.On Tuesday, the San Diego office of the National Weather Service tweeted...
2019-06-07 08:00

'.Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighbourhood Monday after the Internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
2019-05-21 20:17

'Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain E-commerce giant Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighborhood Monday after the internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
2019-05-21 15:34

Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions? US-based tech giants and China are helping to fund the development of Africa's digital infrastructure revolution. But do the potential benefits outweigh the risks?...
2019-05-28 18:34

Who Is Andrew Yang, the Internet’s Favorite Candidate? Andrew Yang, a businessman from New York, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. His focus on preventing mass unemployment caused by the automation of jobs has made him popular online, but will it be enough to propel him to the White Hou...
2019-05-22 12:51

Rocket Internet CEO says feels very confident about Jumia The chief executive of German tech investor Rocket Internet on Wednesday said he felt very confident about African ecommmerce company Jumia , but he declined to comment directly on reports that questioned its figures....
2019-05-29 09:00

SpaceX's internet satellites could be a problem for astronomers As helpful as SpaceX's Starlink satellites may be, they could be a pain for astronomers. The Harvard-Smithsonian Center's Jonathan McDowell and others have observed that the internet satellites are bright enough to cause a "problem" for as...
2019-05-29 03:17

For the industrial Internet of Things, defense in depth is a requirement Enlarge / Sensors, sensors everywhere! (credit: Getty / 7postman) Ars yesterday wrote a big feature on the concept of "Industry 4.0," the fancy-sounding name that describes the ongoing shift in how products are created from raw materials and distri...
2019-06-19 18:34

Secret PS4 tips that are too good not to share with the rest of the internet PlayStation fans can't get enough of tips that'll improve their PS4 console. Well, good news, here's 15 more things you probably didn't know you could do with your Sony console....
2019-07-21 14:17

Children aged five and under at risk of internet addiction – Barnardo's Charity’s report into effects of technology on under-18s warns of threat to mental healthChildren aged five and under are at risk of becoming addicted to the internet in a trend that could damage their mental health, according to Barnardo’s.The chari...
2019-06-11 15:00

Here’s how Google Stadia performs depending on your internet connection Google is introducing more about the launch of its Stadia streaming gaming service today, and VP Phil Harrison gave us performance specifics today so you can see exactly how the company thinks the service will perform based on what kind of internet c...
2019-06-06 22:17

Wikipedia case against NSA internet snooping returns to court Attorneys for Wikipedia are scheduled to return to federal court next week in a long-running fight to limit government surveillance of internet messages....
2019-05-24 08:17

Can Disney’s Circle really deliver a porn-free Internet? Enlarge / Can the Mouse keep your house safe from the sketchy parts of the Internet? (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Filtering out the bits of human knowledge you don't like and leaving all the bits you do is a deceptively difficult task; it's one ...
2019-07-21 16:00

Get internet and Sky TV access for a bargain price with this broadband deal Game of Thrones might now have come to a dramatic end (have you managed to watch the episode 6 finale online yet?) but with the final season hanging around on Sky until June 18 to catch up, grabbing a Now TV subscription is still a worthwhile investm...
2019-05-21 17:51

Cities, not rural areas, are the real Internet deserts The “digital divide” is back in the news, with both Democratic presidential candidates and incumbent government officials promising billions to provide high-speed Internet to millions of Americans in rural areas who don’t currently have access to it ...
2019-09-13 17:34

Pic Of "Upside Down" Peas Leaves The Internet Completely Baffled A picture going viral online shows a plate of food with a pie, some fries and a side of green peas that appear - strangely enough - to be upside down....
2019-07-09 20:51

This Mouth-Shaped Coin Purse Is Freaking The Internet Out A Japanse DJ has come up with a unique coin purse that is currently freaking the Internet out. Shaped like a realistic human mouth, the coin purse has gone massively viral online....
2019-06-05 14:51

Blockchain, AI Combine to Make an Internet of Smarter Things Hewlett Packard Enterprise is researching ways that artificial intelligence can make medical equipment, industrial robots and other internet-connected devices smarter while protecting data privacy....
2019-06-28 15:34

Some internet service restored in Sudan after court ruling Some internet users in Sudan were back online on Tuesday after a court ordered telecoms companies to end a weeks-long blackout ordered by the authorities to contain political protests....
2019-07-09 18:34

Speed Up Your Internet by Limiting Bandwidth-Hungry Apps You might be paying your ISP for a certain service tier, but that doesn’t mean that you’re getting those speeds both ways—the fine print will likely indicate that your upload speeds are much, much slower than your download speeds....
2019-07-16 23:00

Samsung Internet Browser update introduces major UI changes Samsung announced important new changes are coming to its mobile browser. Apart from the usual bug fixes and performance enhancements, the latest Samsung Internet Browser update brings many UI changes.For example, there's a new notification manager t...
2019-06-01 01:34

Alphabet's Loon could provide internet in Kenya this year Alphabet's internet-delivering balloon service, Loon, expects to begin commercial service in Kenya sometime this year. The company just received approval from Kenyan officials to begin flying and testing over the country, and a Loon spokesperson...
2019-07-02 19:34

KY Lottery internet player wins $25,000 a year for life LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Kentucky Lottery player from Lexington has won $25,000 a year for life with a Lucky for Life ticket bought via the internet. This is the largest winner sold online since the KY Lottery first started selling tickets v...
2019-06-28 16:34

Sorry Internet: Tom Holland Just Squashed Those Zendaya Romance Rumors Tom Holland is clarifying his relationship status with Zendaya. There's been speculation surrounding the Spider-Man: Far From Home co-stars for years now, with fans hoping for a......
2019-06-20 22:17

To Find Out if Something's Good, Search for Posts From Your Internet Friends You keep hearing about a certain TV show or podcast or video game. Should you try it out, is it for you, what’s its deal? You could watch trailers and see the best bits, or read about it on Wikipedia and IMDb and learn nothing about what it’s actuall...
2019-06-20 19:17

BT Broadband gives parents power to pause the very internet itself with Wi-Fi Controls BT has announced a new free update, called Wi-Fi Controls, that allows parents far greater control over their internet. This new feature that now comes with all BT Broadband deals is aimed at parents that want to manage family screen time more health...
2019-10-05 17:00

Get Involved, Internet: The Blinking White Guy meme is being used for an MS fundraiser At the end of 2017, we ranked “That blinking white guy GIF” as number seven on a list of the year’s worst things on the internet. As Sean O’Neal wrote about it, the GIF “summed up the empty, yet oddly smug nature of our sad state of modern communicat...
2019-09-24 22:00

Tiny dancer is taking the internet by storm, thanks to Lizzo Ivanah Campbell of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is just 6 years old — but her fast feet already have celebrity endorsements. “Rare footage of me as a child,” Lizzo tweeted with Ivanah’s video dancing to the pop diva’s hit son...
2019-06-13 23:51

Spread the word: the Iraqis translating the internet into Arabic Ameen al-Jaleeli and a team of student translators are working to empower people with knowledgeWhen Islamic State overran the Iraqi city of Mosul, human life was not the only thing in peril. Knowledge was, too.Fortunately, Ameen al-Jaleeli understood...
2019-10-08 15:34

Factbox: Inside Loon's internet balloon venture Alphabet Inc through Google and other subsidiaries has invested heavily over the last decade to make high-speed internet accessible to billions more people....
2019-07-01 10:51

Google internet balloon spinoff Loon still looking for its wings Google's bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers....
2019-07-01 10:51

Netflix puts a 'Patriot Act' episode about bad internet access on DVD The latest episode of Netflix variety talk show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj focuses on the digital divide. In it, Minhaj breaks down some of the many reasons why internet access is so terrible across much of the US, including the roles of carriers....
2019-06-17 21:17

Southeast Asia's Internet economy to hit $100 bln this year - report Southeast Asia's Internet economy was forecast to grow 39% this year to $100 billion as millions of people in region went online to shop for the first time and ride-share firms grew in popularity, an industry report showed on Thursday....
2019-10-03 06:34

Get Involved, Internet: Let's make Danny DeVito the new Wolverine After years of being owned by Fox, Marvel Studios has at long last found itself in possession of the film rights to the comic book giant’s own X-Men franchise. How, exactly, Marvel incorporates its collection of mutants into the greater Marvel Cinema...
2019-05-23 00:01

Russia and Iran Plan to Fundamentally Isolate the Internet Opinion: Russia and Iran’s decisions to build isolated, domestic internets represent a new form of internet fragmentation—one that is far more physical than what we’ve seen before....
2019-06-06 14:34

A parent's guide to teaching internet common sense Being a good digital citizen means being a responsible one: educating yourself and your kids about the digital world, participating in it in positive ways, questioning it and using technology as a tool to make the world a bit brighter (and not in som...
2019-05-26 21:00

The Best Japanese Car Show of the Early Internet Is On Amazon Prime It’s informative. It’s entertaining. It’s an introduction to how cars work, how they should be driven, and how weird they can be. It’s not Top Gear or The Grand Tour; it’s Best Motoring’s Hot-Version and it’s on Amazon Prime....
2019-05-22 19:51

AT&T cuts another 1,800 jobs as it finishes fiber-Internet buildout Enlarge / AT&T service truck driving on a street in a residential neighborhood on May 17, 2019 in Sunnyvale, Calif. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) AT&T has informed employees of plans to cut another 1,800 jobs from its wireline division, ...
2019-06-18 12:00

Viral Pic Of Squirrel Biting Snake Shocks Internet A picture that has gone viral online shows a squirrel clutching a snake, reportedly before it devoured it "down to the last two inches." The role reversal has shocked the Internet, collecting hundreds......
2019-05-24 10:17

India to allow tourists in Kashmir, but they likely won’t have access to internet or phones The government instructed tourists and Hindu pilgrims to leave on Aug. 2, three days before India stripped the Muslim-majority region of its statehood and decades-old semi-autonomy....
2019-10-08 17:34

Still using Internet Explorer? You need this urgent security patch from Microsoft Microsoft has released an emergency update for Internet Explorer following the discovery of a serious security vulnerability that could allow a third party to execute arbitrary code on a victim's computer through a specially crafted website.If t...
2019-09-24 20:00

Countries are turning off the internet to stop violence. Does it work? Governments are increasingly shutting down access to the internet in an effort to curb organised violence. But evidence shows it usually makes things worse...
2019-07-31 20:00

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over This Friends and Hocus Pocus Connection Love Hocus Pocus? Love Friends? Well, just wait until you learn about this uncanny connection. Eagled-eyed fans noticed that the fountain featured in the sitcom's opening credits is......
2019-10-12 04:00

Apple Is Breaking Up With iTunes and the Internet Has Mixed Feelings Let's all take a moment of silence for iTunes. We are gathered here today because Apple announced iTunes is being replaced by Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV. Go ahead and......
2019-06-04 01:17

Why a Windows flaw patched nine days ago is still spooking the Internet Enlarge / Artist's impression of a malicious hacker coding up a BlueKeep-based exploit. (credit: Getty Images / Bill Hinton) It has been nine days since Microsoft patched the high-severity vulnerability known as BlueKeep, and yet the dire advisorie...
2019-05-23 15:00

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
2019-05-21 21:34

Average internet speed up one year after net neutrality repeal Nearly a year after the repeal of net neutrality took effect, the average internet speed in the United States for fixed broadband rose 28% and the country is now ranked No. 7 globally....
2019-06-19 04:17

The Internet Reacts To Fire Emblem: Three Houses’ New Outfits Tactical dating simulator Fire Emblem: Three Houses received a sizable update this morning, giving folks some more stuff to play around with as they alternate between leading teenagers into battle and attempting to woo the guy or gal of their digital...
2019-09-12 01:00

Marianne Williamson may not have won the Democratic debate in Detroit, but she did win the internet Sean Rayford/Getty Images Author Marianne Williamson was the most searched candidate in 48 states after the debate, after only commanding search in two states prior to the event, per Google Trends. Williamson also came out on top in terms of most fo...
2019-07-31 18:34

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guidance because let’s face it: We ourselves are also struggling to navigate the murky waters of the web....
2019-06-29 00:17

Eagle chick seen on internet cam dies after California storm BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Late season rain and snow were apparently too much for a bald eagle chick in a Southern California forest nest watched by a popular internet camera . The death of the chick named Cookie was announced Monday by the environ...
2019-05-28 18:34

Bringing big tech to heel: how do we take back control of the internet? As the web evolves, we should ask how we can maximise its benefits for all and mitigate the obvious damageWhen new technology destroyed their livelihood in the early 19th century, a group of workers in northern England took matters into their own han...
2019-06-23 02:34

Amazon asks FCC for permission to launch internet satellites Amazon is moving fairly quickly on its plan to deploy thousands of internet satellites. The company has filed for FCC permission to launch 3,236 satellites as part of Project Kuiper. The spacecraft would be grouped into 98 orbital planes, and fly a...
2019-07-08 04:01

Pune's Singing Donkey Becomes An Internet Sensation. Watch Emily, a donkey living at an animal shelter in the Indian city of Pune, became an internet sensation last year after a clip of her "singing" went viral....
2019-08-08 13:00

Top Russian internet firm reportedly under pressure on data MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s leading internet company says it’s committed to data privacy as it responds to reports that the national intelligence agency is pressuring it into handing over encryption keys. Yandex, which runs Russia’s most...
2019-06-04 16:00

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua amid unrest Indonesian authorities imposed an internet blackout in Indonesian-ruled parts of New Guinea after violent unrest. The move aims to stop the spread of racist messages and misinformation, officials have said....
2019-08-22 12:34

Millions of Americans' medical records are out in the open on the internet If you've ever visited a private medical clinic, your records could be at risk. A new joint investigation published by ProPublica and German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk found that the medical data of some 5 million patients in the US is eas...
2019-09-17 21:34

Stubborn dog who lay on ground and refused to walk becomes internet sensation A dog who lay in the middle of a New York pavement and refused to keep walking has become an overnight sensation after an onlooker shared a video of the stubborn pooch....
2019-08-06 21:34

What is this chicken-stuffed deep-fried pizzadilla and why is it all over the internet? This horrific beast combines BBQ chicken, pepperoni, tortillas and pizza – and it’s of a bigger Frankenfood phenomenonPlease forgive me for not knowing – I am old(ish) – but what’s all this on the web about the chicken video?Hi Dave. Don’t worry, it’...
2019-08-27 03:00

Viral Video Of Man Walking Sheep Amuses Internet. Here's Why On Tuesday, Twitter user Pratyasha Rath shared the video that shows a man walking a flock of sheep while lip-syncing to a hit '90s song. The video has collected over 1.4 lakh views....
2019-10-03 21:00

House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that will gauge the level of competition in online markets. It's concerned that a "handful of gatekee...
2019-06-04 06:17

Life at a South Korean internet addiction camp Newsround has visited South Korea to find out more about internet addiction camps, where young people can go if they have a serious problem with the amount of time that they are spending online....
2019-07-08 09:51

The internet is racing to cut ties with 8chan after another deadly shooting Less than an hour before this weekend's deadly mass-shooting in El Paso, Texas, the suspect appears to have posted a rambling post filled with white nationalist and racist statements on 8chan. After a day of waffling, Cloudflare announced it wou...
2019-08-06 04:51

Donnie Yen Nails #BottleCapChallenge Blindfolded. "Winner," Says Internet The Bottle Cap Challenge requires skill. Kicking a cap off a bottle in the middle of a kick is not easy, after all. So when actor Donnie Yen managed to pull off the feat blindfolded, he impressed......
2019-07-05 15:17

5G sounds great, but we must ensure it won’t ruin internet equality It’s hard to understand the exact impact of 5G connectivity, but we must pay attention to its risk to create an even bigger digital divide. Some experts predict that 5G will offer up to 600x times faster internet speeds compared to 4G. With the first...
2019-09-28 19:34

There was too much Ferrari carnage on the internet for my heart to bear today, so here’s one of my f There was too much Ferrari carnage on the internet for my heart to bear today, so here’s one of my favorite angles of one of my favorite F cars: the 512 Testarossa. Just look at that smooth-yet-square sculpting. I’m so glad ’80s design is considered ...
2019-06-23 04:00

Can the internet shut off the valve that fuels mass shootings? Opinion: Perhaps the web, or certain elements of it, are not to blame for inciting the hatred that fuels acts of domestic terrorism. But it does seem to play some sort of accessory role, and you’d think that could be stopped....
2019-08-10 01:34

How Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories Spread Before the Internet Conspiracy theories about the Moon landing have been around for years. Decades, in fact. And while it’s easier than ever to spread false stories thanks to the internet, the belief that humans never landed on the Moon is way older than the web.Read mo...
2019-07-16 18:51

Indonesia to lift internet ban in rebellious Papua region Jakarta said the internet had been blocked to stop hateful messages and fake news that were fueling unrest in Papua. Media and free speech advocates have slammed the move to curtail internet services....
2019-09-05 22:34

How To Access India Post Internet Banking Facilities Under DOP's internet banking facility, customers can transfer funds from one post office savings bank (POSB) account to another POSB account. Users can also make online deposits from savings bank......
2019-06-08 19:17

Her Father Is Her Junior In College. The Internet Is Loving Their Story A lovely post is bringing smiles to people's faces this morning. Shared by the popular Facebook page 'Humans of Bombay', it's the story of a father rediscovering his love for education - and studying......
2019-08-07 18:00

Behind the 12-year-old Wii Sports hoax that briefly fooled the Internet Before his resignation in late 2017, Uber's then-CEO Travis Kalanick faced more than his fair share of scandals. But by far the most (read: least) important of these was Kalanick's oft-repeated claim that, at one point, he "held the world’s second-hi...
2019-07-06 21:51

CHEAP: Own a (completely non-functional) piece of Internet history for just $50 Regular readers of TNW will know we have a regular column called CHEAP. There we share interesting deals on tech products across the Internet. Most of the stuff unearthed has some actual practical value: like phones and tablets. This isn’t one of tho...
2019-09-09 01:00

Kazakhstan halts introduction of internet surveillance system Kazakhstan has halted the implementation of an internet surveillance system criticized by lawyers as illegal, with the government describing its initial rollout as a test....
2019-08-07 12:34

The Internet Is Changing the English Language. Is That a Good Thing? For more than 600 years, English speakers used because as a conjunction meaning “for the reason that,” dutifully following it with a full clause of explanation (or at least the word of). Then, a few years ago, this old standby suddenly be...
2019-07-18 12:17

Domino's Could Fuck Up the Internet for People With Disabilities Because They Won't Just Fix Their Website In 2016, Guillermo Robles sued Domino’s because the pizza chain’s website and app didn’t work with screen-reading software, making their online services inaccessible to him and other users with visual impairment. Robles, who is blind, claimed that on...
2019-08-07 01:34

| WATCH: US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam US authorities have announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation that netted millions of dollars from victims of internet con jobs....
2019-08-23 21:34

Millions of Americans’ medical images and data are available on the Internet Enlarge / Dislocated cervical vertebrae (traumatic lesion of cervical vertebrae C1-C2). X-ray in profile. (Photo by: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) (credit: BSIP | GettyImages) ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative news...
2019-09-18 00:00

How the Internet Helped Lizzo Learn to "Find the Beauty" In Herself Lizzo feels, without a doubt, good as hell. And while the "Juice" singer is certainly proud to be a champion for body positivity, turns out, she 100 percent does not need that to......
2019-08-28 16:34

Throw away your calendars: The Far Side is finally coming to the internet Nearly 25 years after bringing his iconic The Far Side strip to an end, Gary Larson seems to have come around on this whole “internet” thing. The cartoonist has previously pushed back against any digital reproductions of his work—presumably because h...
2019-09-15 18:34

SpaceX wants to beam internet across the southern US by late 2020 SpaceX wants to become one of the world's largest internet providers by deploying a constellation of thousands of satellites to beam broadband from space. And it wants to get it done fast....
2019-09-18 13:00

Why do 3 million students struggle to keep up with homework? They don't have internet. In what has become known as the "homework gap," an estimated 17% of U.S. students do not have access to computers at home.       ...
2019-06-10 17:51

Germans Grow Frustrated With Their Slow-Poke Internet Germany is looking for new ways to power its economy as the traditional growth engines of manufacturing and exports falter. But the sorry state of the country’s online network has become a national joke and an economic liability....
2019-08-05 15:00

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 ...
2019-08-09 10:00

Microsoft is shutting down its internet board and card games Microsoft has already given users of older Windows versions some not-so-subtle hints that it's time to move on. Now, it's giving them more of a push by removing things dear to their hearts: their board and card games. The software giant i...
2019-07-15 00:34

Bunny or bird? New viral video splits the internet TUCSON – Blue and back or white and gold? Yanny or Laurel? These questions may seem a bit odd, but once upon a time, the answers to this question divided the internet. Now in 2019, the newest internet riddle has begun to take its course in work...
2019-08-22 21:00

You might’ve missed it, but Samsung just announced a sleek new laptop with always-on internet We’ve been seeing Galaxy Book S leaks drop for a few weeks now, signaling Samsung’s intention to launch a brand new laptop to take on other ultra-slim devices. But it was the latest leak that made the Galaxy Book S a device worth asking a...
2019-08-09 00:00

SpaceX Internet Satellites Pose New Headache for Astronomers The 60 broadband-beaming satellites could one day grow to as many as 12,000, and threaten our view of the cosmos and deal a blow to scientific discovery....
2019-05-29 17:00

This creepy Timothée Chalamet puppet is terrifying the internet You can call him by his name, if you like. An eerie ventriloquist doll of “Call Me By Your Name” actor Timothée Chalamet is captivating social media. Found on eBay, the “one of a kind, handcrafted” puppet was listed this past ...
2019-06-10 17:00

‘CHONK’ tabby cat that took internet by storm finds new home Mr. B will be moving in with a "dedicated" foster family who has experience working with tubby tabbys and felines with other medical or behavioral issues, his shelter says....
2019-08-29 01:34

College Football Coaches Love To Get Upset About The Internet College football coaches, as a general rule, are a weird group of people. The job seems built to attract a specific type of deeply strange person—take the most obsessive and ambitious and aggressive gym teacher possible, then pay him millions of doll...
2019-09-25 06:34

The coming 5G internet revolution may use a University of Delaware innovation Technicians at the University of Delaware are manufacturing a baseball-sized ceramic lens that could become key for the future of the internet.       ...
2019-08-09 00:34

SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet venture SpaceX, the private rocket company of Elon Musk, launched the first batch of satellites into orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service.Read More...
2019-05-24 20:51

Comcast expands its low-cost internet to another three million households Since 2011, Comcast's Internet Essentials program has connected more than eight million low-income individuals from two million households to the internet. Today, the company announced that it's bringing low-cost internet to an additional t...
2019-08-07 02:34

World Cup: Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for all-time World Cup scoring record With her 17th goal, Brazil's Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for the all-time World Cup scoring record.       ...
2019-06-19 01:51

'Madden NFL' cover athlete Patrick Mahomes wants to make mark in game with no-look passes Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback Patrick Mahomes is on the cover of the 'Madden NFL 20' video game. But can his character do no-look and lefty passes?       ...
2019-07-12 19:00

UK passes law to bring greenhouse gas emissions to 'net zero' by 2050 A target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to "net zero" by 2050 has become law, making the UK the first major economy to legislate to end its contribution to global warming, the Government said....
2019-06-28 04:00

Huawei reportedly helped to build North Korea's internet Chinese telecoms giant Huawei worked together with the North Korean government to build and maintain its Koryolink commercial wireless network according to a new report from the Washington Post.Documents obtained by the publication reveal that the fi...
2019-07-23 00:00

Microsoft starts testing Internet Explorer mode for Edge Microsoft's ever-expanding tests for its Chromium-based Edge browser have reached the corporate crowd. The software firm has started enabling enterprise features in Edge's Dev builds, most notably the vaunted Internet Explorer mode. If a ...
2019-07-17 04:51

Southeast Asia's Internet economy to hit $100 billion this year: report Southeast Asia's Internet economy was forecast to grow 39% this year to $100 billion as millions of people in region went online to shop for the first time and ride-share firms grew in popularity, an industry report showed on Thursday....
2019-10-03 07:00

Restrictions On Mobile Internet In Jammu Ahead Of Right Wing Rally Mobile internet snapped in Jammu on Sunday, barely days after it was fully restored. While the administration blamed a mechanical glitch, local sources said it was disconnected to keep the peace......
2019-08-18 17:00

The Internet Is Dying to Know if Nicki Minaj Is Married After She Takes Boyfriend's Last Name Nicki Minaj goes by a lot of names: Onika, Barbie... Mrs. Petty. That's right. It looks like the rapper is now taking on the last name of her beau Kenneth Petty. Nicki made the change......
2019-08-17 23:00

Super-fast internet from satellites is the next big thing in the space race Adam Gilmour from Gilmour Space Technologies says private companies are looking to launch thousands of small satellites into space that can provide high-speed broadband anywhere on the planet....
2019-07-23 04:00

Dozens Charged Over $6 Million Fraud and Internet Romance Scheme Eighty people have been charged in a massive international fraud scheme that sought to steal tens of millions of dollars from victims globally, including both businesses and individuals—some of whom prosecutors say were elderly.Read more......
2019-08-23 23:00

Stranger Things Star Joe Keery Cut His Hair, and the Internet Is Inconsolable There are a few things that every Stranger Things fan knows: Will’s mom will always save him, Eleven gets a lot of bloody noses (but never seems to have a tissue), and Steve Harrington has very good hair. One of those things has changed. Brace ...
2019-09-17 07:00

iPhone 11 unboxing photos hit the internet days before the official release With the iPhone 11 release scheduled for this Friday, images of the first iPhone 11 unboxing may have just leaked online. Of course, you may want to take this all with the requisite grain of salt, but it’s worth noting that unboxing photos of n...
2019-09-17 07:00

News sales tax may make internet shopping more expensive in Arizona TUCSON – A new sales tax is going into effect this week in Arizona, potentially pushing internet shopping to get a little more expensive. “We have a lot of products to buy and sell,” Edwin Giovanni, the owner of an electronics business in Phoen...
2019-10-08 13:00

Hyderabad Man Uses Zomato To Score Free Ride, Internet Applauds Aman from Hyderabad found an innovative way home from the mall by ordering food through Zomato and hitching a ride with the food-delivery rider. His creativity has now won him a number of fans online....
2019-08-17 16:34

Schumer calls on FCC to review New York’s ‘horrible’ internet speeds ​Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on​ the Federal Communications Commission to ​review ​whether internet providers are providing the broadband speed they're advertising and not ripping off their customers....
2019-06-03 01:34

Bezos and Musk’s satellite internet could save Americans $30B a year Low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites for broadband internet access are beginning to display signs of real potential. Recently, Amazon chief Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin pulled back the curtain on its space intentions by announcing Project Kuiper, a 3,236-sate...
2019-08-24 19:34