John Montalvo

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Chula Vista police officer placed on desk duty after video shows him forcefully taking teen to the ground

A Chula Vista police officer captured on video forcefully taking a 16-year-old girl to the ground has been removed from patrol duty and assigned to a …

Law Enforcement

Maduro orders 96 percent devaluation in hyperinflation-stricken Venezuela

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro announced on Friday a single exchange rate pegged to his socialist government’s petro cryptocurrency, effectively devaluing by 96 percent in a move economists said would fan hyperinflation in the chaotic country.<p>Venezuela's President Nicolas …

100 women freed from sex traffickers by Mexican police

Around 100 women from across Latin America and eastern Europe, who were trapped inside a brothel, were freed from sex traffickers by Mexican …

Eastern Europe

Hate speech caught on video leads to arrest

PORTLAND, Ore. — Springfield police charged a man with intimidation, disorderly conduct and harassment after his racist rant was caught on camera.<p>The …

Hate Crimes

Striking images of Alcatraz Island

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San Francisco Bay

Why Americans hate manual transmissions

"Hate" is a strong word, but how else do you describe the fact that we put manuals in maybe five percent of the cars we buy? Meanwhile, the rest of the world will equip about 45 percent of its new cars with a clutch. I'm frequently asked about this discrepancy by clutch fans who are presumably …

How does a security camera that pans, zooms, and comes with 14 days of cloud storage only cost $38?

There are so many home security cameras out there these days and they’re all so similar. How are you supposed to know which one to buy. Well if you …

HD video

Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,249 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($346 at Amazon …

Operating Systems

This Little Scammer Ordered $350 Of Toys On Her Mom's Amazon Account And The Photos Are Priceless

This is Caitlin and at the tender age of 6, she is already a total scammer.<p>Ria Diyaolu<p>Caitlin's mom recently let her order a Barbie on Amazon for her …

Parenting

Tiger Woods singlehandedly fuels pro-golf ratings

Tiger Woods didn’t win any of the year’s four major golf tournaments, but his presence was the only story that mattered this summer. The ratings …

Golf

How to Make Siri Mad

We've all been frustrated by tech at one point or another in our lives. However, salvation is at hand, since there's something iOS users can do to …

Siri

Apple secretly urges iOS app makers to add subscriptions

Apple wants developers to stop selling iOS applications and start renting them instead. The reason is simple: this forces users to pay more for software.<p>Apple held a secret meeting in New York City last year to convince developers to give up charging users a one-time fee for apps, and go instead to …

Apps

Teacher who had sex with 2 teens says she 'couldn't control' self at party: cops

A South Carolina teacher allegedly bragged to colleagues that she “couldn’t control” herself when she had sex with two students at a booze-fueled …

Crime

5 unspoken rules of being a manager that no one tells you about

You’ll be on the receiving end of more information than you want. Use that privilege wisely.<p>After many hours of hard work, your employer made you a manager. For the first time in your life, you have several employees reporting to you. You’re excited to make your mark and take your career to the …

Employment

iPhone Not Working Properly? Here's How to Calibrate It

iPhones are prized for their reliability. However, some of their features can become less accurate or responsive over time, making it difficult to …

IPhone 7

10 Things Full-time Travelers Never Fly Without

Courtesy of Sephora<p>Touch-up Kit<p>I just hit my one-year anniversary of being out of the U.S., and in the last 12 months, I’ve taken upwards of 45 …

MacBook Air

Body found inside column outside California supermarket may be man who escaped police earlier: reports

A body discovered in a column outside a California supermarket Saturday is possibly a man who led police on a chase and escaped their grips earlier this week, reports said.<p>Authorities made the grisly discovery after they were called to WinCo Foods in Lancaster Saturday around 2:40 p.m. The manager …

Crime

Google wants to help your boss spy on you

On August 9, the US Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application from Google, the company who no longer tells its employees to not be …

Mobile Devices

This $20 Car Charger is so Much More Than Just a Car Charger

Everyone loves a good multifunction tech accessory, and <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an awesome car charger that prevents you from getting lost and …

Genius

Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to overcome fear and adversity

The three of us are picking through the desert hardscrabble, collecting the packs another platoon stashed here earlier, when we hear a sound. We turn and look up the ravine toward the dirt road where we parked our truck a few minutes ago. A crowd of maybe 50 Afghan guys is standing up there, seven …

Military

Game-changing iDrive offers unlimited mobile backup for life

<b>No monthly subscription</b>, <b>unlimited data backup</b>, and even <b>cross-platform compatible</b> despite the iName). This is why iDrive has made our <b>special deal post</b>, and remarkably right now it’s available for a <b>one-off payment</b> of just $19.99.<p>You might well ask why you would pay for mobile backup when there are …

256-Bit

Police expose SIM card hijacking ring

There's a good chance you've had to ask your carrier for a SIM swap, whether it's to replace a faulty card or to switch to another size (say, from micro SIM to nano SIM). Crooks, however, are increasingly abusing those swaps to steal from unsuspecting cellphone users. Florida police have arrested …

Hijacking

Marantz begins rolling out AirPlay 2 support to compatible audio accessories

Back in May, Apple revealed the full list of third-party speakers slated to receive updates with AirPlay 2 support. Now, one of the first manufacturers has started rolling out updates to their line of audio accessories…<p>Starting this week, Marantz is rolling out AirPlay 2 support to compatible …

AirPlay

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday.<p><b>1. WeWork has raised another $1 billion in debt from one of its biggest investors, SoftBank.</b> The new slug of cash took the form of a convertible loan note.<p><b>2. A CNN investigation found InfoWars violated Twitter's rules, despite the</b> …

Galaxy Note

Samsung announces Spotify deal: Expect Spotify on your fridge too

• Samsung has announced a new agreement with streaming music service Spotify during its Unpacked press event.<br>• The partnership will allow Spotify songs to transfer seamlessly across Samsung Galaxy phones, tablets and smartwatches.<br>• It will also connect to Samsung smart TVs and the upcoming Galaxy Home …

Galaxy Note

Magnetic connector gives new MacBooks that old MagSafe feel

MagSafe connection is no more, but Magtop Pro brings back that feature on new MacBook Pros with Type-C charging.<p>Magtop maybe the tiniest of Mac accessories, but there’s nothing small about its place between the end of your power cord and the Type-C socket.<p>It returns that crisp, secure magnetic …

MacBook Air

What Would U.S. Money Look Like, Given the Proper Attention of an Industrial Designer?

Bills so pretty you'd never spend them<p>Industrial designer Andrey Avgust hails from Belarus, a country whose currency I admit I've never seen. But …

Industrial Designer

Next time, use Spell Check! Hilarious online photo gallery features VERY unfortunate typos snapped around the globe

In the age of Spell Check and Google, there's little excuse for embarrassing typos - but some will always slip through the net.<p>As this comical …

Spelling

This earthquake bed could save your life

A Turkish architecture firm has designed a bed to keep you safe during the next big quake.

Earthquakes

Dad responds to school fine letter from council head of education by correcting their spelling mistakes

A father-of-two has condemned his local council for sending a letter informing him to pay a holiday fine which was littered with spelling …

Devon