Victor Castillo

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Revolut merges mobile banking with cryptocurrency trading

Revolut is merging traditional banking and cryptocurrency to let you buy, sell, trade, and hold Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ether alongside 25 world fiat currencies. The $90 million-funded mobile banking startup is trying to erase the divide between old and new money.<p>Revolut‘s CEO Nikolay Storonsky …

Turkey joins US allies in warning Trump not to recognize Jerusalem

<b>(CNN) —</b> Turkey has joined a growing chorus of key US allies in warning President Donald Trump about the perils of recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, describing it as a "fatal mistake" that would spark fresh conflict in the Middle East.<p>Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday …

Middle East

ABC says Ross will no longer cover stories involving Trump

NEW YORK — Suspended ABC News reporter Brian Ross will no longer cover stories involving President Donald Trump following his erroneous report last Friday on former national security adviser Michael Flynn.<p>The network on Tuesday confirmed the order by ABC News President James Goldston, who expressed …

Donald Trump

These are the best gadgets of 2017

While 2017 saw a lot of serious news, it was a relatively quiet year for gadgets. There weren’t many entirely new categories of technology that consumers adopted compared to recent years, like wearables, virtual reality, or smart speakers. But there was a lot of refining. 2017 saw the release of …

IPad Pro

Jared Kushner on Stage: Hearing His Voice, at Last, if Little Else

WASHINGTON — The man who would bring peace to the Middle East strode onto the stage and peered out at a room full of people who have tried and failed.<p>Tall and thin, confident and calm, Jared Kushner, rookie negotiator, made his debut in front of the world of veteran diplomatic hagglers on Sunday …

Donald Trump

Alcohol Banned For U.S. Forces In Japan After Fatal Car Crash

After a Japanese man was killed early Sunday in a car crash involving a U.S. service member, U.S. forces in Japan are prohibited indefinitely from purchasing or drinking alcohol.<p>Police in Okinawa say the service member "had an alcohol level that was three times the legal limit" at the time of the …

Japan

13 ways to get rid of under-eye dark circles and puffiness without products

Go into any store’s beauty section, and you’ll find seemingly endless selection of eye creams that claim to get rid of under-eye puffiness and dark …

Can Anything Move Faster Than the Speed of Light?

One commonly known fact in physics is that you cannot move faster than the speed of light. While that's <i>basically</i> true, it's also an …

Samsung, Microsoft Join Forces For Xbox One X

When playing an advanced gaming system, it seems a waste to hook it up to a television that can’t show off all its capabilities.<p>Samsung and Microsoft …

Televisions

Physicists Have Captured The First Spectral Fingerprints of Antimatter

A new chapter in antimatter research.<p>It's been about nine months since a team of CERN researchers succeeded in their goal of measuring the spectrum …

Business Class Passenger Arrested for Giving a Blanket to Son in Economy - Points Miles & Martinis

I guess this passenger should be grateful they weren’t dragged off the plane, like when the United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane Due To …

A Total Eclipse Will Sweep The U.S. In August, And People Are Going Nuts For It

On Monday, Aug. 21, a solar eclipse will be visible across America. The last time the contiguous United States saw a total eclipse was 1979, and it will be the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 99 years, reports The Associated Press.<p>A partial eclipse will be visible throughout the United …

South Carolina

Travel ban 2.0 in effect, court challenges begin

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> After months of winding through the courts, the so-called "watered-down," revised version of President Donald Trump's fiercely litigated travel ban finally went into effect at 8 p.m. ET Thursday.<p>Less than an hour before the ban was slated to begin, an emergency motion was filed …

Immigration

Total solar eclipses are going totally extinct

In 1695, Edmond Halley discovered that eclipses recorded in ancient history did not match calculations for the times or places of those eclipses.<p>Starting with records of eclipses in his day and the observed motion of the moon and sun, he used Isaac Newton's new theory of universal gravitation …

Exclusive: this is the Essential Phone

Another stab at making phones modular<p>The Essential Phone, brought to us by the person who created Android, is finally ready for the spotlight. It’s an incredibly audacious and ambitious project, with an outlandish screen and the beginnings of a modular ecosystem.<p>First, the Android phone basics: the …

Mobile Technology

Government spies can see everything you’re doing with your phone on a plane

If you like your privacy, don’t fly the friendly skies with your phone connected to in-flight networks. American and British intelligence have been surveilling phone use aboard civil aircraft since at least 2005, according to a new investigation by Le Monde based on secret documents from former …

Surveillance

New evidence suggests our hominid cousin Lucy loved climbing trees

Paleontologists have long argued over the question<p>"Lucy" has fascinated scientists ever since her 3.2-million-year-old skeleton was found in Ethiopia over 40 years ago. The exquisite <i>Australopithecus afarensis</i> specimen, one of the oldest and most complete human relatives ever found, gave researchers …

Research

China warns Trump: Good luck bringing jobs back to U.S.

China appears to be sending a message to President-elect Donald Trump: Good luck competing against us on manufacturing.<p>Mere hours after Trump, Vice President-elect Mike Pence and Carrier announced a deal to keep nearly 1,000 factory jobs in the U.S., a top Chinese newspaper published an analysis …

Donald Trump

4 Tips to Turn Your Perspective Into Power

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or we can rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” That is a powerful explanation from Abraham …

BlackBerry teaming up with Ford for broader use of QNX in connected cars

BlackBerry’s QNX division is one of the Canadian company’s rare bright spots: The software maker’s operating system is a key ingredient in the infotainment offerings of a large number of automakers (BlackBerry says it’s currently running in over 60 million vehicles), and it’s now going to become …

Clinton camp insists it can't be thrown off course

<b>Kent, Ohio (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton's campaign is insisting it can't be thrown off course in the final week of the presidential race -- because it's already running on auto-pilot.<p>Over the past 18 months, the Democratic nominee has built an impressive campaign infrastructure that has dwarfed her GOP …

Government

Why Being an Introvert May Be Better for Your Mental Health

We value extroversion in education and work, but a recent study shows alone time may have earned an unnecessarily bad rep.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>It's official: we're worn out. Scientifically knackered. Two-thirds of adults told researchers at Durham University that they need …

iPhone 7 being investigated after surfer claims it set his car on fire

Australian man says the iPhone ‘melted’ and destroyed his car while he was on the beach, as lithium-ion batteries under scrutiny amid major Samsung recall<p>Apple is investigating a report from an Australian man who claimed his iPhone 7 caught fire and destroyed his car, the company said on …

Batteries

Why Samsung Needs to Kiss and Make Up With China After Note 7 Debacle

Chinese consumers are giving Samsung the cold shoulder after the hot mess that was the Galaxy Note 7.<p>The fire-starting phone has sparked a crisis for Samsung globally, but there's one very important group of consumers who really aren't happy with how Samsung has handled it — and they're in China, …

Galaxy Note

The Moon Will Cross in Front of a Bright Star in Tuesday Night's Sky

An astronomical spectacle will grace North American skies Tuesday evening, as the moon is set to cross over the star Aldebaran in what’s known as a …

Galaxy Note 7 airport exchange program goes international

The exchange booths first appeared in South Korea to let travellers switch out their recalled Note 7 before flying, and now they're spreading around the world.<p>If you somehow missed two global Galaxy Note 7 recalls, the photos of exploded phones on the nightly news, the text messages from your …

Galaxy Note

Why Samsung Workers in Vietnam Are Confident in Riding Out Note 7 Storm

As Samsung Electronics struggles to salvage its reputation after the safety problems that have beset its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the South …

Iron Man volunteers to voice Zuckerberg's JARVIS assistant

Mark Zuckerberg famously set himself a New Year's goal to create an AI assistant to control his house, and now that it's almost ready, he needs a voice for it. Naturally, Zuck enlisted Facebook's billion-plus users, saying "it's time to give my AI JARVIS a voice. Who should I ask to do it?" Someone …

Wiring an existing home through the walls

Running Wires in an Existing Home<p>This guide explains how to fish wires through walls on an existing home - after the drywall is installed. You may …

Google internet balloon uses AI to stay in place for weeks

When Google first introduced Project Loon, its internet balloons used static algorithms to change altitude and stay in position. While clever, they were limited -- Google couldn't do much to adapt to unexpected weather patterns, which are quite common tens of thousands of feet in the air. Flash …