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Man uses drone to smuggle methamphetamine from Mexico into California

SAN DIEGO — A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine from Mexico, an …

When Will We Have a Cure for All Forms of Cancer?

Will We Ever Cure Cancer?<p>Cancer is, without a doubt, one of the most dreaded diagnoses a person can receive in their lifetime. While there are many …

Cheap Flight Deal: New York to Israel from $149 Each Way

Related: WOW air<p>Icelandic airline Wow Air is selling Newark to Tel Aviv from $149 each way, $298 roundtrip, including taxes. Travel is available …

YC graduate Markhor now sells handcrafted leather cases for Apple products

If you’re thinking of getting a new carry case for your iPad or MacBook, then a project from a company called Markhor may be worth your time.<p>Markhor target="_blank" href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2015/08/11/markhor-takes-the-middleman-out-of-designer-shoemaking/">uses the web to sell designer …

After pushing back, Amazon hands over Echo data in Arkansas murder case

Amazon’s First Amendment fight was short lived. After pushing back against investigators, the tech giant handed over data from an Echo believed to contain vital information pertaining to 2015 murder. The move, which occurred on Friday, was initiated by defendant James Bates, who agreed to allow …

United's CEO cheated death a month into the job and is now leading the company in a battle to become America's best airline

Two weeks after he found himself running an airline in crisis, and two weeks before he would end up lying unconscious in a hospital bed, Oscar Munoz already had a lot on his mind.<p>He had to clean up the mess his predecessor's bribery scandal had left. Negotiations with the flight attendants' union …

Razer acquires Nextbit, the startup behind the Robin smartphone

Three months after acquiring iconic audio tech company THX, Razer is making another move to expand its business beyond hardware and software for the gaming community. The company has acquired Nextbit, the startup behind the Robin smartphone, founded by Android veterans who had set out with high …

Here is the letter the world's largest investor, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, just sent to CEOs everywhere

Fink focused on how to think long-term in this "new world" that has negated all the assumptions investors had a year ago about, for example, who would be the US president.<p>Business Insider is running the full letter below (emphasis ours):<p>Each year, I write to the CEOs of leading companies in which …

From Venice's cruise ships to taking food off the locals' plates in Cuba: 6 places that are being destroyed by tourism

It’s called the Butler Model (named after Professor Richard W Butler): a tourist destination is “discovered”, grows exponentially and reaches peak …

Tourism

The most powerful smartphones ever are coming from a company you've never heard of

For a company with almost no track record in the smartphone industry, Turing Robotic Industries (TRI) knows how to make an impact.<p>Last year the …

Tesla's big battery upgrade shows just how competitive the electric car space is becoming

Tesla announced a major battery upgrade Tuesday that will extend the Model S with Ludicrous mode's range to 315 miles, making it the longest-range production vehicle on the market.<p>CEO Elon Musk announced the new upgrade on a call with journalists Tuesday. It was a smart, decisive move considering …

The Superbook is a $99 laptop shell for your Android phone

The dream of the Motorola Atrix lives<p>The dream of turning your smartphone into a laptop will never die. From Motorola's Atrix to this crazy HP Windows Phone, there have been a number of companies that have tried (and largely failed) to build a smartphone that can be attached to a dock and turned …

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<i>How to Pin on iOS</i><p>Save ideas from around the web with one click<p><i>1</i><p>Make sure you have the <b>Pinterest app</b> and you've updated to iOS8<p><i>2</i><p>Tap the <b>Share</b> …

Snowden: FBI Saying It Can't Unlock iPhone is 'Bullsh**'

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says the FBI is full of, well, something, in its iPhone case.<p>Speaking on a video link from Moscow on Tuesday, …

One of Pyongyang’s few remaining allies says country is in danger of creating legal grounds for international military intervention. NK News reports<p>Russia has warned North Korea that threats to deliver “preventive nuclear strikes” could create a legal basis for the use of military force against the …

North Korea

Breakthrough in next generation of storage batteries could transform the US electrical grid within five to 10 years, says research agency, Arpa-E<p>A US government agency says it has attained the “holy grail” of energy – the next-generation system of battery storage, that has has been hotly pursued by …

Clean Energy

Playboy Bunny Carla Howe Spilled Some Grim Details About Life With Hugh Hefner

The man is getting up there in age.<p>Adding to Holly Madison and Kendra Wilkinson's complaints about life in the Playboy Mansion with Hugh Hefner, current playmate Carla Howe spoke to <i>The Sun</i> about the seemingly deteriorating quality of life with Hefner.<p>Hefner is now 89, and Howe said, "Hef is so …

However Awful Your Night Was, It Wasn't as Bad as Chris Christie's

"What have I done?"<p>It's been hard to feel bad for Chris Christie, a notorious bully in the political arena, that is, until Tuesday night when America got a glimpse inside the New Jersey governor's soul. And it was very sad. Christie, who endorsed Trump last week after dropping out of the Republican …

New Jersey

Chinese internet billionaire Jia Yueting has an impressive track record, yet his ambitious electric car plans are riddled with problems and financial questions<p>“When was the last time when we saw a blue sky with white clouds?” mused Jia Yueting, the Chinese internet billionaire with a passion for …

Electric Vehicles

With Snapdragon 820 Chip, Qualcomm Has Big Comeback Moment At Mobile World Congress

Even as Qualcomm faces a maturing smartphone market, this week’s Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona proves that chip maker remains one of the most important players in mobile. The San Diego-based company’s latest premium mobile chipset, the Snapdragon 820, is powering all of this week’s …