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Amazon On Track to Sell $16 Billion in Cloud Services This Year

Amazon’s cloud computing unit logged $4.1 billion in sales in the second quarter, up nearly 42% from the same period a year earlier.<p>That puts the …

Muslim prayers end peacefully at Jerusalem mosque

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque ended peacefully on Friday amid two weeks of unrest over security devices at the major holy site in Jerusalem, Israeli police said, but violence flared in the West Bank, where a Palestinian was killed after he attacked soldiers and another died in …

U.S. orders Venezuela embassy families out, crisis deepens

CARACAS (Reuters) - The U.S. government ordered family members of employees at its embassy in Venezuela to leave on Thursday as a political crisis deepened ahead of a controversial vote critics contend will end democracy in the oil-rich country.<p>Violence continued to rage on the street, with another …

Venezuela

Comparison Breakdown: The Lightest, Most Affordable, Professional Full-Frame System

In a world where less than a handful of brands are considered well-established in the professional full-frame camera market and where more than a …

Hey America, Canada Is Pivoting To Asia And This Time China Will Celebrate

Former U.S. President Barack Obama didn’t just coin a catchy phrase when he announced in 2011 the American “pivot to Asia.” His idea for shifting American economic, diplomatic and military resources from the Middle East to the far eastern side of this 4.4 billion-person continent ruffled China, …

Samsung Dethrones Intel As World's Biggest Chip Maker

Intel has lost its long-held title as the world’s top computer chip maker—at least by one important yardstick.<p>Samsung’s semiconductor unit brought in …

Mobile

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid exit talk ridiculous, says agent Jonathan Barnett

<b>Speculation linking Gareth Bale with a move away from Real Madrid is "ridiculous" and "stupid", according to the Wales forward's agent.</b><p>Real manager Zinedine Zidane has said he cannot guarantee Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema will stay at the Bernabeu this summer.<p>That has prompted reports …

When You Want Everyone To Know You Made That Overwatch Play Of The Game

Tanks, next to supports, are the often the unsung heroes of a match. So when you make one of the bigger plays of the game, even on the main stage of …

Overwatch

NBA Desperation Meter: How Worried Should Your Team Be After Its Offseason?

Ideally, NBA teams come out of the offseason with a sense of fulfillment.<p>They've made the right draft picks. They've acquired the right players through free agency. Each time an opposing organization made a call to discuss trades, they handled the situation as advantageously as possible. And as the …

The future of English football is bright, despite the dour and dire senior side

<b>The performances of England's under-20s and under-21 this summer offer hope for the future</b><p>Last week a number of the England under-21 team competing in Poland impressively equally impressively made the journey to the former death camp at Auschwitz. What they could not have known is that that the …

Nicolas Cage went to Kazakhstan and it quickly spawned a meme

Nicolas Cage has been immortalized in the dozens of films he’s acted in over the decades – but for many people his true starring role is as one of the most meme-able actors in Hollywood.<p>This was no exception when the film star recently took a trip to Astana, Kazakhstan for the Eurasia International …

6 Grooming Blogs That Are Guaranteed to Change Your Game

While shaving remains a pesky chore, with me opting for the scruffy 5 ‘o clock shadow look more often than not, I have always been a sucker for a …

Apple Nixes iPod Nano and Shuffle From Its Lineup

Apple has announced it is discontinuing its low-end iPod models, the Nano and Shuffle, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports. However, the company is doubling the …

shuffle

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active pre-orders begin tomorrow, in stores August 11

<b>Update (8/8):</b> The day has finally arrived: you can finally pre-order the Galaxy S8 Active from AT&T. The device is available in Meteor Gray and Tungsten Gold color options and will set you back $28.34 per month with a 30-month installment agreement. Alternatively, you can buy the S8 Active outright …

EU referendum: Campaigns resume with new warning

<b>Leaving the EU would be a "one-way door to a much more uncertain world", Chancellor George Osborne has said.</b><p>He said he thought the hit to the economy if Britain votes to leave on Thursday might be worse than forecast.<p>As campaigning resumes after a break following the killing of MP Jo Cox, Mr …

Here’s How Much Money ABC & the NBA Make with an NBA Finals Game 7

Are the NBA Finals rigged? That’s what Ayesha Curry, wife of Golden State Warriors’ guard and reigning league MVP Stephen Curry, tweeted last night. …

This is the world's first luxury Android smartwatch — here's what it's like to use

Tag Heuer announced its Connected Watch back in November, and it's been available around the globe for a few months now.<p>It's the result of a team effort from Tag Heuer, Intel, and Google. Intel provided the chips, Google provided the operating system (it runs on Android Wear), and Tag Heuer …

Internet of Things, Machine Learning & Robotics Are High Priorities For Developers In 2016

• 56.4% of developers are building robotics apps today.<br>• 45% of developers say that Internet of Things (IoT) development is critical to their overall digital strategy.<br>• 27.4% of all developers are building apps in the cloud today.<br>• 24.7% are using machine learning for development projects.<p>These and many …

Internet of Things

Gay pride parades across Europe show solidarity with Orlando victims

Tens of thousands have marched in gay pride parades across Europe to show solidarity with the victims of last week's Orlando massacre. Advocates say …

Gay Pride

Belgium charges three with terror offences after police raids

Belgium charged three people with terrorism offences on Saturday following sweeping nationwide police raids prompted by fears of an imminent attack.<p>The three Belgian nationals were charged with attempting to commit "terrorist murder" and with taking part in the activities of a terrorist group, …

An Astronaut's View: Photos From 6 Months in Space

The sun reflects off of Earth as night approaches, April 5, 2016.<br>Tim Peake—ESA/NASA<p>1 of 17<p>Tim Peake, the European Space Agency's first British …

Space Exploration

This 23-year-old has been walking the coastline of Britain and Ireland for two years

Alex Ellis Roswell, a 23 year old from Kent, England has been walking the coastline of the UK and Ireland for the past two years and is still only halfway through.<p>Ellis has now completed 7,200km of a 14,000km trek, and has raised over £19,000 for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution in the …

Walking

The Dopiest Menswear on Game of Thrones

<i>Game of Thrones</i> features some of the most elaborate outfits on television. Fan favorite characters like Margaery Tyrell frequently sport stunning gowns made of richly textured fabrics. But the series generally reserves those lovely outfits for its female characters. A few exceptions aside, the men, …

Arc’teryx Norvan VT Trail Runner

Arc’teryx, the widely respected outdoor gear brand, has just announced that they’ll be releasing their first trail running shoe – the Norvan VT and …

6 counterfeit iPhones from Chinese manufacturers

Apple is one of the biggest targets when it comes to Chinese smartphone knockoffs — it's not uncommon to hear about a device being sold overseas that …

5 Things You Didn't Know About Facebook

Facebook is 12 years old and one of the best known services and brands in the world, with more than 1.65 billion users worldwide. This year, the …

China, Serbia sign over 20 agreements, pledge to boost ties

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — President Xi Jinping said Saturday that China wants to deepen its relations with Serbia as the two countries signed a series …

Attrell ‘Prince Be’ Cordes, P.M. Dawn Rapper, Dead at 46

Attrel “Prince Be” Cordes, founding member of the chart-topping hip-hop duo P.M. Dawn, died Friday in a New Jersey hospital following a battle with …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Radiohead Condemn ‘Violent Intolerance’ at Turkish Release Party

Radiohead have issued a statement after <i>A Moon Shaped Pool</i> album release party in Istanbul, Turkey turned violent when a group of men, angry that the …

Radiohead