• Woman Tries To Smuggle 102 iPhones Under Her Clothes, Gets Busted

    Woman Tries To Smuggle 102 iPhones Under Her Clothes, Gets Busted

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    With phones strapped to her body with cello tape, the woman thought officials at the airport would not spot the unusual bulge. The woman wrapped the iPhones and luxury watches four layers deep in her torso and waist, prompting the local press to label her as the "female Iron Man".
  • Stenson focuses on future after returning Claret Jug

    Stenson focuses on future after returning Claret Jug

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    Winning his first major brought a host of new media duties and unfamiliar attention, which only served to remind him of what he's capable of doing if only he could perform at his absolute best week in and week out. "I think it's a really impressive stat and it speaks to the state of the game". Obviously it's my first time here. "I can hit a five iron from 220 yards into the middle of the green, but I can't get it up and down from 30 feet".
  • Amazon adds a shoppable

    Amazon adds a shoppable "Spark" to Prime

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    First-time users of the feature are asked to register with their names and provide a list of at least five interests to follow. And in every "smile" on an Amazon Spark post, we'll be reminded of a Facebook "like". "Various photographers and travel influencers popular on social networks such as Instagram have also posted to Spark with a "#sponsored" disclosure in recent days, many tagging high-end photography equipment for sale.
  • Elon Musk offers updates on Falcon Heavy, Dragon 2 and Mars mission

    Elon Musk offers updates on Falcon Heavy, Dragon 2 and Mars mission

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    Musk half-joked about eventual initial crew flights using a Falcon Heavy. When it comes time to add people, Musk says they'll have to be fearless. Musk also said that using satellites to provide low-priced internet to rural customers, and doing Earth observation for crops, climate, and natural disasters, are just two examples of the potential business opportunities created from such a venture.
  • Sign-up for the PS4 system update 5.0 beta

    Sign-up for the PS4 system update 5.0 beta

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    With this version of Sony's PS4 system software, users will "get an advance look at some of the improvements and new features coming to PS4". Though the announcement doesn't outline any upcoming features that testers will be giving a spin, it does note that the prior beta for system update 4 .50 got early access to external HDD support, custom wallpapers, and Quick Menu refresh.
  • Facebook Launches News Analytics Tool in Partnership with Nielsen

    Facebook Launches News Analytics Tool in Partnership with Nielsen

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    According to Brown, the paywall idea is based on premium and metered plans and has been in the works for a while. Facebook has tried a variety of different money making methods, but later on this year, we'll see it try something new. It is interesting to see the media outlets look to split revenue with Facebook over a task of a consumer just bypassing Facebook , and going directly to a news site for content.
  • Doom's 6.66 update makes all DLC free and revises multiplayer progression

    Doom's 6.66 update makes all DLC free and revises multiplayer progression

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    The update will also introduce a brand new multiplayer progression system that will replace the previous random unlock scheme with a system that unlocks equipment when hitting specific levels. Interested in trying out Doom for free? The death screen is getting an overhaul as well, now calling out how you were killed, not just who killed you.
  • Report Claims Apple Will Unveil New iPhone SE at August Event

    Report Claims Apple Will Unveil New iPhone SE at August Event

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    If the new iPhone with an OLED screen launches in October , none of the sales will be counted in Apple's September quarter, which could be weaker than what Wall Street is expecting. Samsung used to make chips for Apple before but lost the deal to TSMC in 2013. TSMC, the world's No. 1 foundry firm, took up a 50.6 percent market share in the global chip foundry sector with its revenue reaching US$28.8 million in 2016, followed by Global Foundry of the United States with 9.6 percent, and ...
  • Apple Files Patent to Allow Discreet 911 Calls

    Apple Files Patent to Allow Discreet 911 Calls

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    If you're anxious about accidentally triggering the service, we understand. The filing says the phone would look for a particular pattern of fingerprints, the force behind the user's touch, or a specific sequence of taps on the screen. As Apple's patent, filed in March 2013, explains it, the system relies on the touch processing module the company uses to read the whorls of a finger.
  • Instructor says BYU-Idaho fired her for a Facebook post

    Instructor says BYU-Idaho fired her for a Facebook post

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    In the post , she also expressed her distaste for the strict and segregated practices of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she is now a member. Robertson says administration told her she was violating the faculty handbook. They pushed members in California to fight against Prop 8, and had a policy claiming that same-sex relationships were a sin and discouraged individuals from participating in them, ' the post read.