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Manfred proud of game's balance, growth

CHICAGO -- He presides over a game in which 11 American League teams are either in line to reach the postseason or within 4 1/2 games of a …

From App To Architecture: How Curbside Designed And Built Its “Pickup Pod”

It’s made of fiberglass. It’s designed to be mass-produced. It’s smartphone-enabled. And someday, there could be thousands of them.<p>I’m standing in a cavernous, hangar-like building in American Canyon, California, 40 miles north of San Francisco in the Napa Valley. Inside the 35,000-square-foot …

Rory McIlroy Opens Up on PGA Championship, Injury, Jordan Spieth and More

Rory McIlroy says his ankle is stronger than ever ahead of the 2015 PGA Championship, which begins on Thursday.<p>Though he was absent from the British Open at St Andrews last month because of the ankle injury, the world No. 1 has made a speedy recovery, and he is raring to go as he looks to defend …

Microsoft promises to fix glitch with Windows 10 store apps

Microsoft apparently has a fix up its sleeve to patch a download glitch affecting Windows 10 store users.<p>On Saturday, some Windows 10 users started reporting that they couldn't access the app store to download either new apps or updates to existing apps, according to Mary Jo Foley of CNET sister …

Pixar will open-source the code for a key movie-making tool

Fancy that you could create the next <i>Inside Out</i> if you only had the right tools? Pixar just made that dream a little more realistic. Mere months after giving away Renderman, the studio has announced plans to open the source code for its Universal Scene Description software, which gives multiple …

InboxVudu, The AI-Based Email Prioritizer, Launches An App For iOS And Apple Watch

InboxVudu, the system that helps you prioritize important emails, is today launching an iOS app and an Apple Watch app.<p>The service uses machine learning to recognize phrases and sentences that may indicate an important email, and packages those priority messages into a little digest for you. …

Apps

Facebook Brings Auto-Play Video Ads To Apps In Its Mobile Ad Network

Facebook’s making a killing with its native, in-feed, auto-play video ads, and now it’s going to let other developers earn money off them too. Today Facebook announced that it’s opening up its own best-performing ad units to publishers that show Facebook’s Audience Network ads to monetize their …

Leak shows Galaxy S6 Edge+ preorders start August 21

Samsung appears to have confirmed, likely by accident, that the upcoming Galaxy Note 5 phone will indeed be joined by a curved model. The company's French site has a pre-order page for the "Galaxy S6 Edge+," as spotted by <i>Galaxyclub.nl</i>. It's shown with a Level Bluetooth headset in a bundle that will …

'iPhone 6s' Could Face Negative Growth Due to Low China Sales & Ambivalence Towards Force Touch

Despite the immense popularity of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, a recent KGI prediction estimates that Apple may sell somewhere between 65 and 75 million of the so-called "iPhone 6s" and "iPhone 6s Plus" in Q4 2015, pointing towards a strong possibility of zero or negative growth year-over-year …

Google overhaul 'shareholder friendly' but details scarce

(Reuters) - Google Inc’s overhaul of its operating structure is an acknowledgement of the lack of transparency surrounding its disparate businesses and projects, analysts said, but it remains to be seen how much more the company will actually disclose.<p>Analysts and investors have long sought more …

Carlyle buys data storage biz Veritas from Symantec for $8 billion

Private equity firm The Carlyle Group (CG) announced this morning that it is acquiring data storage and server management business Veritas from …

Symetra’s Deal Enriches Berkshire Hathaway

Two insurers most people have never heard of just agreed to a deal, and somehow Warren Buffett’s company is another $144 million richer.

Dow Jones

Greece agrees on broad terms of new bailout package

Euclid Tsakalotos sounded upbeat about the prospects of finalizing quickly a deal that would prevent the country's default next week and secure its future in the euro.<p>"I think we are very close. Two or three very small details remain," he said as he emerged Tuesday morning from the discussions with …

Europe

Ronda Rousey Says She Could Beat Floyd Mayweather In a No Rules Fight

Ronda Rousey didn’t let up on her feud with Floyd Mayweather during a Reddit Ask Me Anything session on Monday.<p>During the AMA, a fan asked Rousey, …

'Deflategate' judge pressures NFL, union, Brady to settle

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge took a peacemaker's role Tuesday, urging New England quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to find …

NFL

Packers WR has $39 million contract, still works 12 hours a day at family farm in offseason

In a new interview with ESPN the Magazine, Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson revealed that he works up to 12 hours a day at his family farm during the offseason, despite signing a $39 million contract last year.<p>Nelson, who has already made $28 million in his career, will drive a wheat combine or …

NFL