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'Affluenza' Teen's Mom Deported From Mexico

The mother of “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch was deported from Mexico Wednesday and was headed to the U.S., a law enforcement source confirmed.<p>Tonya Couch was on a plane bound for Los Angeles International Airport, a law enforcement source close to the investigation told NBC News. The Associated …

5 Most Luxurious Places to Stay in Paris

The city known for love, baguettes, and a chic population is also home to some pretty awe-inspiring hotels.<p>Paris is known for many things: awe-inspiring architecture, mouth-watering patisseries, incredible landmarks, and, of course, being the "City of Love."<p>You don't, however, necessarily associate …

Swimming Pools

Hollywood’s Christmas is being ruined by unprecedented leaks

Tarantino’s <i>The Hateful Eight</i> and Alejandro González Iñárritu's <i>The Revenant</i> starring Leonardo DiCaprio have already leaked online ahead of their Christmas Day openings. Two blockbuster films joined by a list of titles leaked this week including <i>Creed</i>, <i>Legend</i>, <i>In the Heart of the Sea</i>, <i>Joy</i>, <i>Steve Jobs</i>,</i> …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens,Film criticism,Newspapers & magazines,Film,Culture,Star Wars,Science fiction and fantasy,Media,US news,World news,Internet,Technology<p>Andrew O’Hehir of Salon magazine was told to ‘die and leave us alone’ by one fan after posting a negative review of the much-hyped space …

Box Office

Everything Apple Introduced This Year Kinda Sucked

In 2015, Apple made a series of flashy new introductions of both hardware and software. Several seemed amazing at first, but on closer inspection, …

IPad Pro

A key part of Microsoft's app store is broken ahead of Christmas

The original article is below.<p>—<p>In-app purchases are broken in the Windows Store, according to reports on Microsoft's developer forums.<p>The issue, which was first highlighted by Neowin, appears to be affecting numerous Windows Store users who try to buy content within an app.<p>This is a problem for …

Paris massacre: At least 128 killed in gunfire and blasts, French officials say

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> On a night when thousands of Paris residents and tourists were reveling and fans were enjoying a soccer match between France and world champion Germany, horror struck in an unprecedented manner. Terrorists -- some with AK-47s, some reportedly with bombs strapped to them -- attacked …

Paris Attacks

Apple explains why it needed to make an Android app

It's only Apple's second app for Android. The first app, called Move to iOS, merely helped people transfer their data from an old Android phone to a new iPhone.<p>It's a different kind of move for Apple. The company typically keeps its apps and services tied to its own hardware, with rare exceptions …

Woman who gave birth on plane 'deported from US to Taiwan without baby'

Video of delivery at 30,000 feet became viral hit, but heartwarming tale sours as mother is accused of flying late in pregnancy to claim US citizenship for baby<p>A woman who gave birth on a plane to the US has been deported home to Taiwan without her baby and may be ordered to pay $30,000 for …

Siri will win you over as a trusted assistant

Maybe there aren’t a ton of new features in iOS 9, but you may find yourself getting tighter with Siri.<p>Siri is out to earn the title of “Best Assistant” with a series of new tricks aimed at making your life easier.<p>You no longer have to set a time for Siri to remind you to do tasks. You will …

Microsoft Surface Book Review: So Good, I Might Switch Back to Windows

Here’s a crazy one. In the progression of gadgets to crawl from the primordial pool, Microsoft’s ambitious Surface Book feels like a punctuation …

Book Reviews

Steve Jobs’ favorite reviewer slams Aaron Sorkin’s new movie

Technology journalist Walt Mossberg opened up about the <i>Steve Jobs</i> movie debuting in theaters this Friday and he didn’t have many kind things to say about it. Mossberg, who knew Steve Jobs for 14 years before his passing, recalls the numerous occasions in which they talked and spent time together …

Apple Store employee allegedly steals $1 million in iTunes gift cards

If you steal from Apple, watch out. And if you steal a million bucks from Apple while working as an Apple Store employee? Prepare to go to jail.<p>As a result of an internal investigation, an Apple Store employee in New York is being charged with grand larceny for purchasing $997,000 worth of gift …

BlackBerry Priv finally available for pre-order, specs confirmed

If you’ve ever wanted a smartphone that combines a classic BlackBerry (BBRY) keyboard with the ubiquitous Android operating system, you’re in luck. …

Police: Indian girls aged five and two raped in Delhi

Angry crowds have gathered in India's capital New Delhi accusing police of failing to act over the rape of a toddler.<p>Police say two children - a two-year-old and a five-year-old - have been raped in separate attacks in the city, in the latest incidents of sexual violence against girls and women in …

My Apple Watch has become one of my most important devices

The Apple Watch has become a lot more important to me recently in my new day work. I don't have the time to take out my iPhone as much as before, so …

Recommended Reading: iPhone 6s in the hands of a pro photographer

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>iPhone 6s Camera Review: Switzerland</b><br>by Austin Mann<p>Still on the fence about all …

TV shows

Here's one surprising reason Russia might not want to pick a fight with US planes over Syria

In both Iraq and Syria, the reality of overlapping aerial operations among countries with little geopolitical fondness toward one another has already led to claims that British aircraft have been authorized to engage Russian aircraft over Iraq if threatened.<p>The British government denied these …

Samsung’s latest smartphone doesn’t run Android

Samsung released its new Samsung Z3 smartphone in India on Wednesday—the second phone to run on the company’s Tizen operating system, <i>The Wall Street</i> …

Can Virtual Reality Save the Porn Business? (Video)

"There needs to be some new bastion of porn sales at some point, or else it's going to become just a very exhilarating hobby."<p>“If I’m going to pay $800 for anything, I’m going to want to jerk off with it.”<p>So says Ela Darling, a porn actor and co-founder of VRTube. She believes the future of her …

Military leader boasts on film of ‘new and advanced generation’ of missiles that can ‘erupt like a volcano from the depth of earth’<p>Iranian state television broadcast unprecedented footage on Wednesday of an underground tunnel packed with missiles and launcher units, which officials said could be …

Middle East

Jaw-dropping images give us a first glimpse of Mars' liquid water

For years, a team of NASA scientists had pondered over the enigmatic dark streaks lining the inner and outer faces of craters on the Martian surface, shown below.<p>But no longer.<p>NASA announced the answer to the conundrum Monday: The streaks are evidence of flowing water.<p>Most mysterious about these …

There's Something Odd in the Shadows of the Curiosity Rover's Selfie

Look at Curiosity. Now, look at Curiosity’s shadow. Notice anything?<p>Yep, there’s a very large part of the shadow, that big zigzag shape, that doesn’t …

Mars Rover

I will use my iPhone 6s Plus as my main computer for a whole year as an experiment

My new journey / experiment starts today! As you know, I have been post-pc for soon two years already, and has been using my iPad as my only …

Tesla adds two Supercharger stations in Australia for city-to-city travel

If you've got a Tesla and plan to drive from Sydney to Melbourne any time soon, consider yourself in luck.<p>On Thursday, Tesla Motors launched two new …

Australia

Apple's iPhone 6s lineup quietly uses new gasket, silicone seals to greatly reduce water damage

Though Apple hasn't advertised improved water damage protection for its new iPhone 6s series, the company has silently added a new perimeter gasket …