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Uber positions its China app as more than a ride-hailing service

Uber China is repositioning itself as an all-in-one solution for transportation, food and entertainment. At TechCrunch Shanghai, Uber China VP of Operations and Regional General Manager of Central China Kate Wang showed off Uber’s new vision for China — one that includes two new offerings, UberLIFE …

I just streamed Netflix, YouTube, and Spotify on a plane — all at once

Gogo, the company that's become synonomous with in-flight Wi-Fi, is preparing to give flyers a huge speed boost. This week Gogo invited a crew of journalists out to its Chicago headquarters to get a close look at 2Ku satellite internet, which the company claims is the next generation of …

Writing a Haiku Every Day Changed My Life

It started how most things I do start, as an accident and a promise to no one other than myself. I have always set challenges for myself before the reasons for them ever came to light, often for no other purpose than the challenge itself. Over six years ago, sitting on an airplane home from …

Solar panels just broke another record in the U.S.

The market to install solar panels on the roofs of homes in the U.S. set another record in the second quarter of this year, indicating a shift in the …

Early details emerge about the Samsung Galaxy S7

The Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ may have only recently launched, but Samsung will already be well under way with development of its next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S7. Although we’re still a long way from launch, some early details have surfaced which give us some idea about what we can expect …

Electronics Industry

5 Habits of the Wealthy That Helped Them Get Rich

Real Estate Investor and Co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast!<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why do the rich keep getting richer? Most of the time, it's not because of luck. It's not because of the family they were born into. It's not because they won the …

Apple Unveils Cool, New Stuff

San Francisco Bay Area

Rare photos of Colorado lynx captured by automated cameras

Now state researchers have captured photos of lynx as they prowl the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. Using automated cameras mounted in trees, the researchers are studying where lynx live and how well they're doing, said Eric Odell, manager of Colorado Parks and Wildlife's carnivore …

Wildlife

Police seek two new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe – Thai woman and foreign man

Thai police said Monday they were seeking two new suspects — a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality — in the widening investigation into Bangkok's deadly bombing two weeks ago.<p>In a televised statement, police released a photograph of the woman's Thai identification card — showing a …

Only Sony could make this TV remote and speaker hybrid

We love Sony's penchant for crazy products like the P clamshell Android tablet, and who can forget the Rolly music player <i>slash</i> robotic, LED flashing... thing? Judging by a new speaker, the company still has a whimsical side despite falling profits. The SRS-LSR100 pairs a TV remote with a wireless …

Former Soviet officer is first Afghanistan prisoner convicted in US civilian court

Irek Hamidullin, 55, a former Soviet tank commander who converted to Islam, is first military prisoner from Afghanistan to be tried in a Federal court<p>A former Soviet army officer accused of being a Taliban fighter was found guilty of terrorism charges on Friday by a federal jury in Richmond, …

Mali: 12 dead in hotel siege, four hostages rescued

Malian forces have stormed a hotel and freed four hostages, held by suspected Islamist militants during a 24 hour siege in which 12 people died.<p>Three other hostages were among the dead – a South African, a Russian and Ukrainian, according to the military.<p>Five soldiers and four gunmen were also …

20 Best Budget Destinations for Fall

<i>Photo: iStock. Design: Erik Mace for Yahoo Travel</i><p>The shadows are growing longer and now is the time to book your autumn escape. From New England …

The Best Pasta Dishes of 2015

These our our favorite pasta dishes of 2015.<p></head><i>While searching for the nation's Best New Restaurants, we stumbled upon a few standout dishes worthy of their own awards. In the weeks leading up to the release of the Hot 10 Best New Restaurants of 2015 (hold onto your hats until August 18), we'll</i> …

Los Angeles

Where to Party Like Miley Cyrus

<b>Los Angeles:</b><br>Miley celebrated her 22nd “Happyland” birthday by riding a phallic-shaped mechanical bull at Factory. She celebrated her 21st birthday at Beacher’s Madhouse, which she also now frequents in Las Vegas.<p><b>New York:</b><br>The singer has partied with Rihanna at Up & Down, but also likes to dance at …

The world's 7th largest economy is in a downward spiral

It's unloading its "entire business in Brazil," it said this week, including retail banking and insurance. It will hand its long list of wealthy clients and over 21,000 employees to Bradesco, one of the largest private banks in Brazil, for $5.2 billion. Too much? Bradesco's stock has since plunged …

Movie Review – Foxcatcher (2014)

<b>Foxcatcher</b>, 2014.<p>Directed by Bennett Miller.<br>Starring Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Sienna Miller, Vanessa Redgrave.<p><b>SYNOPSIS:</b><p>Based on a …

US finds 'Soviet Taliban' fighter guilty of terrorism

A former Soviet army officer accused of being a Taliban fighter has been found guilty of terrorism charges by a federal jury in Richmond, Virginia, a court official in the US has said.<p>Irek Hamidullin, 55, a tank commander who converted to Islam, faced 15 counts, ranging from supporting terrorists …

Military

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