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LG partnering with Apple and Google on out-foldable OLED panels?

LG Display is reportedly readying out-foldable OLED panels to go into mass production in 2018. According to Korean news website <i>etnews</i>, the company will work with, and supply to, Apple, Google and Microsoft, as it competes with Samsung in the foldable display market.<p>LG has reportedly already …

Mobile

Lufthansa plane diverted to New York over bomb threat

A flight from the US to Germany made an emergency landing in New York after the German airline Lufthansa received a threatening phone call. …

China riot police seal off city centre after smog protesters put masks on statues

Clampdown in Chengdu after protesters place masks on statues in anger at air pollution choking the city<p>An environmental protest in China was aggressively put down at the weekend, with a large police presence continuing for days to prevent further demonstrations in an unusually heavy-handed response.<p>…

Pollution

Bipartisan group of senators calls for probe of Russian role in 2016 US elections

<b>(CNN) —</b> A bipartisan quartet of high-profile senators said Sunday that "recent reports of Russian interference in our election should alarm every American," as President-elect Donald Trump sharpened his unprecedented attacks on US intelligence agencies.<p>The group -- two Republicans and two Democrats …

Donald Trump

Mexican Children's U.S. Dance Trip Cancelled Over Post-Election Fears

Students from Oaxaca had been planning to visit their sister city of Palo Alto.<p>A group of Mexican children won’t be making a planned trip to dance in the United States next year due to concerns over visiting the country during the presidency of Donald Trump.<p>Grupo Folklorico, comprised of middle- …

San Francisco Bay Area

Facebook Workplace launches a new platform to compete in the work-app wars

The chat war for business customers just got hotter as Facebook announced today that it has launched a platform for Facebook Workplace, a product with many of the same features as Facebook but for internal company communication.<p>Businesses will now be able to pull into Facebook Workplace …

Apps

WPP is spending $70 million on Snapchat ads

On behalf of its clients, ad giant WPP is spending about $70 million (£56 million) with Snapchat, the company's chief executive Martin Sorrell said on Tuesday at the UBS Media and Communications Conference, The Wall Street Journal reports.<p>The figure is just a pinch of the money it spends on other …

Advertising

Mobile ad growth helps Glispa raise profits in 2016

Glispa, the mobile performance marketing and ad tech company, grew rapidly in 2016, as mobile ad spending overtook desktop spending for the first time. During 2016, Glispa added more than 300 advertisers, doubled its employees to 250, and made a major investment in new technology.<p>Gary Lin, chief …

AdTech

Karl Lagerfeld guest-edits the Vogue Paris Christmas issue 2016

HOME MAGAZINE<p>Vogue steps inside the world of Karl Lagerfeld this Christmas for a special double issue created by the master himself, alongside his …

Android Circuit: Disappointing Galaxy Note 7 Leaks, Google's First Smartwatch, Samsung Targets Apple

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes the first benchmarks for the Galaxy Note 7 phablet, the marketing power of the S-pen, Samsung chasing Apple’s enterprise market, Google’s first smartwatch, renders of this year’s Nexus devices, …

Phones

Take a last peek at this OnePlus 3 spotted in the wild before it gets announced

We are just a day away from the OnePlus 3‘s official announcement, but of course leaks simply won’t stop coming. Thanks, once again, to Steve Hemmerstoffer — better known in the tech world with his @OnLeaks pseudonym — we can now see what seems to be a final unit of the device in the wild…<p>The two …

Phones

85,000 armed forces to protect Olympic Games visitors from rampant crime in Rio | Fox News

With the deepening of the economic crisis in Brazil, new investments in local police has dropped to virtually zero, which is impacting directly on the levels of street crime in Rio — just as the city is preparing to host the 2016 Olympic Games and hundreds of thousands of athletes and fans.<p>The …

Brazil

Now some Ubers will only wait 2 minutes before charging you, not 5

Better sprint outside, because now Uber can ditch you if you’re just two minutes late for your ride, or start charging you before you get in the car. Previously, people got a five-minute grace period to get to the car after it arrived, or to cancel their trip after they sent a request. But now, …

Trump, Clinton win big in NY, push closer to nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept to resounding victories in Tuesday's New York primary, with Trump bouncing back …

Government

Kobe Bryant Puts Exclamation Point on Career with Surreal, Epic Finale

Link to Media<p>LOS ANGELES — The last game of Kobe Bryant’s career—arguably the most lionized in NBA history—began like just about every other game this season: with the Los Angeles Lakers stuck at the bottom of the Western Conference standings, handicapped by a flimsy screen-door defense and a …

Basketball

Researchers say cops are targeting minority drivers in this mostly white New Jersey town

A group of law students at Seton Hall University in New Jersey recently tested that conventional wisdom.<p>When New Jersey police officers issue a traffic ticket, they are required to fill out driver's name, age, eye color, residence, license plate, and so on, but are not required to record their race …

GOP elites line up behind Ted Cruz

Establishment is increasingly prepared to lose with Cruz than hand the party to Trump.<p>Republican elders, desperate to stop Donald Trump, are increasingly convinced they would rather forfeit the White House than hand their party to the divisive Manhattan billionaire.<p>That’s why the party’s …

Republicans

A Collectors-Only Designer Caravan Is Heading to Saks in Beverly Hills

Whether your designer collection is museum-caliber or currently just a twinkle in your eye, Saks Fifth Avenue has an upcoming event that should be at very least epic eye candy and at most the setting for your latest splurge.<p>This Sunday through the following Saturday, the luxury department store …

The hidden psychology of failure

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Words of wisdom heralded throughout our upbringing, to be sure. But is there any scientific proof that successive failure is positive and propels innovation forwards?<p>Tom Pohlmann, head of strategy and value at Mu Sigma, a decision science and data …

Innovation

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez already is backing off the retirement talk

Alex Rodriguezmight be leaving baseball soon.<p>Not real soon. But possibly pretty soon. Or maybe not soon at all.<p>The<p>New York Yankeesslugger seemed to tellESPNhe plans to retire when his contract is up following the 2017 season.<p>"I won't play after next year," Rodriguez said Wednesday. "I've really …

Newly expanded Panama Canal set to be inaugurated on June 26, officials say | Fox News

Better late than never.<p>Originally scheduled to be concluded in October 2014, the newly expanded Panama Canal will be inaugurated on June 26, Panama announced on Wednesday.<p>The canal, which links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, underwent an extensive renovation to allow modern, larger cargo ships …

Panama Canal

iPad Pro 9.7-Inch Vs iPad Pro 12.9-Inch: What's The Difference?

The headline may sound like a trick question, but it’s not. There’s actually a lot more than just size separating Apple’s new 9.7-inch iPad Pro from the existing 12.9-inch model and some are even potential deal breakers. So let’s break it down…<p><b>Size – Strangely Familiar</b><p>The most obvious place to …

IPad Pro