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Google parent Alphabet reports strong $21.5B in revenue and $8.42 EPS for Q2 2016

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, posted its second-quarter 2016 earnings today, revealing $21.5 billion in revenue and $8.42 earnings per share — above analysts’ expectations of $20.76 billion in revenue and $8.03 earnings per share.<p>The company’s stock was up 0.56 percent in regular trading. But …

Japan knife attack: Suspect wrote of wanting to kill disabled people

<b>(CNN) —</b> The suspect in a stabbing spree in a facility west of Tokyo that left 19 people dead wrote of his "ability to kill" disabled people.<p>Satoshi Uematsu, a 26-year-old who had worked at the Tsukui Yamayuri-en facility in Sagamihara until February, broke in through a window early Tuesday morning …

Android phones can beam your location to emergency services

When the police, fire brigade or ambulances need to respond quickly to an emergency call, accurate information about the caller’s location is crucial to helping them arrive in time to be of assistance.<p>With that in mind, Google has introduced a feature in Android that beams your location to …

Emergency Medicine

Tesla's autopilot remains in the spotlight

The federal government released preliminary findings Tuesday from an investigation into the fatal Tesla crash that killed a driver using autopilot in May.<p>The National Transportation Safety Board report found that Joshua Brown was driving 74 mph in a 65 mph zone prior to striking a tractor-trailer. …

Mother Of Victim Linked To Long Island Serial Killer Case Found Dead

Shannan Gilbert's mother, Mari Gilbert, was found dead in her New York home Saturday. Another daughter is in custody.<p>A New York woman whose escort daughter mysteriously died in 2010, leading to the discovery of a series of serial murders along a Long Island beach, was herself found dead Saturday, …

Jackrabbot: Why this robot is watching how you move

A robot which is learning how to be socially aware and move through pedestrian environments by observing behaviour is being developed by Stanford University.<p>Unlike self-driving cars which follow well-defined rules, crowds of people have unwritten rules, interacting with each other based on social …

Brazilian police arrest 12 suspected of planning terrorist acts during Olympics

<b>Rio de Janeiro (CNN) —</b> Brazilian police have arrested 12 people suspected of planning terrorist acts during next month's Rio Olympics, authorities said.<p>The group was inspired by ISIS and mostly organized online, Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes said.<p>He said no specific targets were mentioned, …

Extremism

Brazilian judge: Facebook and Twitter cooperated in probe of alleged militants

(<i>Reuters</i>) — The judge overseeing the probe that led to the arrest last week of suspected Islamist militants in Brazil said Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. co-operated with investigators by providing information about the suspects’ use of both social networks.<p>In an interview late Sunday with …

German Police Arrest Afghan Teen in Connection With Munich Shooting

German police arrested a 16-year-old Afghan boy in Munich on Sunday after police found contradictions in statements the youth made to police earlier …

You can now snag an Xbox One for just $249

If you haven’t yet bought a game console, the original Xbox One is a great choice – even more so now that Microsoft is officially dropping its price to $249 for the 500GB version.<p>The price reduction comes ahead of the launch of the Xbox One S, which is a revamped variant of the console that’s 40 …

The Best Computer Cases

You may have a monster graphics card, a sweet water-cooling setup, and multi-colored braided cables, but your rig's potential is wasted if they're …

Swathes Of The Great Barrier Reef Suffer 'Complete Ecosystem Collapse'

In parts of the reef, fish have vanished and corals have died en masse.<p>It’s been a wretched year for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the largest living structure and one of the most complex natural ecosystems on Earth.<p>The area suffered the worst bleaching event ever, one that impacted over 90 …

Great Barrier Reef

The Creative and Clever at Comic-Con in San Diego: Pictures

13 Incredible Secret Alleys Around The World

Where to find pop-up restaurants, public art, and some of the tiniest bars in the world.<p>Back alleys can be some of the most unexpectedly lush, …