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Comcast is experiencing a nationwide outage

A severed fiber cable looks to be the culprit<p>Comcast is currently experiencing a nationwide outage in the US, which explains why users on social media have been complaining that they were unable to connect to platforms like Sony’s PlayStation, Netflix, and Microsoft’s Xbox Live. Essentially, the …

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Apple’s Stumbling HomePod Isn’t the Hot Seller It Wanted

When Apple Inc.’s HomePod smart speaker went on sale in January, it entered a market pioneered and dominated by Amazon’s Echo lineup of Alexa-powered …

Flipboard Looks Beautiful on iPhone X

With Apple‘s iPhone X in stores today, a new edition of Flipboard fits right into the immersive experience. The 5.8‑inch Super Retina model boasts a reimagined iPhone that is entirely screen. To support the new screen size and shape, Flipboard has increased vertical space for articles. Full screen …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of November 6, 2017)

The week began with a deadly shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, when a gunman fired multiple rounds into the congregation gathered for Sunday’s morning services. The massacre claimed the lives of at least 26 parishioners, making it the deadliest mass shooting in …

Lego is finally celebrating the women of NASA with their very own set

Some of NASA’s most influential women have finally been immortalized in an iconic toy set.<p>Today (Oct. 17), Lego announced that it would start selling its “Women of NASA” collection on Oct. 28 in New York and Nov. 1 globally. The set includes 231 pieces, which can be used to build models of the …

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APNewsBreak: Dems seek federal payments to Trump business

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump spends much of August at his New Jersey golf club, Democratic lawmakers are making a new push for …

Russia summons American diplomat as its US outposts are ordered to close

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russia handed a senior US diplomat in Moscow a strongly worded note of protest Saturday, the same day US officials had vowed to shutter three Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States amid escalating tensions.<p>The US deputy chief of mission in Moscow was summoned to the Russian …

Volkswagen to Brits: We'll pay big bucks for your diesel clunker

Volkswagen is on a search and destroy mission.<p>The automaker is offering up to £6,000 ($7,750) to Brits who are willing to buy a shiny new Volkswagen (VLKAY) car and send their old diesel clunker to the scrapyard.<p>The incentives -- billed by the automaker as an environmental program -- come as …

Judge recommends contested giant Hawaii telescope for permit

HONOLULU (AP) — A construction permit should be granted for a giant telescope planned for a Hawaii mountain summit that some consider sacred, a …

IT'S WAR: Walmart is telling vendors to stop using Amazon's cloud

Amazon has quickly emerged as the dominant player in cloud-based storage and computing power with its Amazon Web Services program.<p>Now, Walmart is turning up the heat as it aggressively invests in e-commerce.<p>The retailer is starting to tell technology companies it works with to stop using Amazon Web …

Thailand threatens Facebook with legal action over anti-monarchy posts

Junta, which has led a focused crackdown since it took power in a 2014 coup, gives the site until Tuesday morning to remove 131 ‘illicit’ posts<p>Thailand has threatened Facebook with legal action unless it removes 131 pages it considers illegal, including posts critical of the monarchy, within four …

New British Publishers Join Flipboard

We’ve been hard at work welcoming more British publishers to Flipboard so that no matter what you’re into, there are smart, credible stories to fuel your passion. Over the past few months we’ve partnered with leading media companies, including Conde Nast, Hearst and Time Inc, to bring their …

Everything you need to know about mobile Amber Alerts

At 2:38 PM on May 19th, 2017, my phone buzzed, emitting a high-pitched tone. So did the phone of my colleague Roberto Baldwin, who was standing with me inside a Starbucks near our office. Actually, all of the phones in that Starbucks buzzed at the same time, setting off a cacophony of synchronized …

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The best fried chicken in all 50 states

Fried chicken might just be the ultimate food of summer. To find the best deep-fried bird in the country, <i>Mic</i> asked Yelp to identify the best places …

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It’s back! Zoolz Cloud Storage: $30, Lifetime Subscription

The last time we covered Zoolz Cloud Storage it was an absolute hit with our readers. But that offer didn’t last very long, and we got a fair number of emails from those who were disappointed they missed out.<p>After that, we resolved to keep an eye on Zoolz for worthwhile offers, and today one just …

Brazil police storm Congress over proposal to raise retirement age

Pension changes spark violence in Brasilia as police union members clash with congressional security forces<p>Congressional police in riot gear used tear gas to drive back hundreds of members of federal police unions who tried to invade the Brazilian Congress on Tuesday to protest against a pension …