Amy Cropf Hilley

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Galaxy S8 supply may fail to meet demand due to "sluggish" chip production

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus supply may fail to meet demand as a result of the “sluggish production of Qualcomm chipsets,” reports <i>The Korea Herald</i>. The reason behind this wasn’t commented on, but <i>The Korea Herald</i>‘s sources also indicate that Samsung’s own Exynos 8895 production is “falling …

Amazon clinches deal to buy Middle East online retailer Souq.com

DUBAI (Reuters) - Souq.com will expand its workforce and operations after Amazon (AMZN.O) clinched a deal to buy 100 percent of the Middle East online retailer, executives from both firms said.<p>Amazon and Souq.com said earlier on Tuesday they had agreed on the takeover, despite an eleventh-hour bid …

IT

Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is investing $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities, including an engine plant where it plans to add 130 …

Lawyer With Key Evidence In Russian Corruption Scandals Falls From Building Before Testifying

Curious things have happened to lawyers involved in a massive tax fraud investigation involving government officials in Russia. Sergei L. Magnitsky, the lawyer who initially uncovered the alleged fraud died in prison. This week, Nikolai Gorokhov, the lawyer representing Magnitsky’s family, is …

Corruption

This Brilliant Solar Panel System Might Put a Huge Kink in President Trump's Coal Plans

Inspired by nature, this solar panel setup uses smart technology and a gorgeous design to bring homes and businesses greater efficiency.<p>Under the ink of President Donald Trump's America First Energy Plan, the fate of the solar industry is suffering a shoulder shrug period of uncertainty. But that …

Solar Panels

Flexible new solar panel is almost 80% lighter than traditional panels

Solar panels just got a lot slimmer. Zhengrong Shi, a.k.a. the Sun King, is now marketing eArche, a super flexible, ultrathin solar panel that could …

Hillary Clinton says she's 'ready to come out of the woods'

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Hillary Clinton said Friday she's "ready to come out of the woods" and help Americans find common ground.<p>Clinton's gradual …

Trump Reverses Obama-Era Protections on Student Debt

This clears the way for debt agencies to charge higher fees on overdue loans.<p>According to a Tuesday analysis from the Consumer Federation of America (CFA), millions of Americans have fallen behind on their student loans. The data, obtained from the U.S. Department of Education, reveals 42.4 million …

U.S. Dept. of Education

Watch Donald Trump attempt to blame Fox News for his wiretap lie

President Trump had a blunt response when reporters pressed him about whether he would retract his unfounded allegation that President Obama tapped his phones during the 2016 campaign: Blame it all on Fox News.<p>During a press conference with visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Trump said the …

Donald Trump

The Galaxy C5 Pro slides into China for $362

Samsung’s commitment to upkeeping its lower-end models is ever strong, though this time around, it was quite silent.<p>The Galaxy C5 Pro launched in …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review: Still AMAZING Even After All This Time

<b>UPDATE: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Now Ultra-Affordable Via eBay</b><p>If you’re operating on a budget or simply do not want to spend the best part of £1000 on a …

The Galaxy S8 Will Fix S7's Most Annoying Problem: That Fingerprint Magnet Back

I’m currently using three phones right now — the LG G6 (which I reviewed here), Huawei P10 and Honor Magic. Each device has its strengths and weaknesses, but one of my favorite parts about the P10 so far is it is matte black. It’s so sleek and stylish, but more importantly, the material doesn’t …

Galaxy Unpacked 2017 app wants you to sign up for something unspecified

Samsung confirmed late last month that it’s going to conduct the official launch event for the Galaxy S8 on March 29. It has now released a Galaxy …

Phones

Galaxy S8 Vs LG G6: Price And Specs Comparison For Samsung And LG 2017 Flagship Phones

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will soon be announced, while the LG G6 will soon be available in the U.S. Once the devices are released, they will be rivals …

16 Words the Royal Family Never Uses

Being a royal is more than tiaras and the perfect wave. You need to speak the part before you can act the part.<p>Living like royalty is no easy task. Besides curtsies and fancy hats, the upper echelons of British society adopt a very specific vocabulary — a secret code, if you will. A slip of the …

Quartz vs Granite Countertops : Which is More Popular?

It seems like just yesterday I was bemoaning the ubiquity of granite, hoping and praying it would go the way of the dodo bird and I'd never have to …

Donald Trump is dangerous when he’s losing

Trump’s failures at governing feed his illiberalism.<p>A few weeks back, I wrote a piece about Donald Trump titled “How to stop an autocracy.” The essay began with the premise that Trump has a will to power and a contempt for the basic norms and institutions of American democracy, and then explored …

Donald Trump

Family Vacations Have Long-Lasting Impact on Kids' Happiness

According to experts, trips with the fam are the gift that keeps on giving.<p>We just returned from a magical four-day trip to New Orleans with our kids. The days were filled with music, laughter, exploration, and sun, which made coming back to Philly during the dead of winter all the more depressing. …

Parenting

A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

“They consider him a stupid, unstrategic politician.”<p>Mikhail Fishman is the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Times, an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow. The paper is critical of Vladimir Putin; indeed, it was targeted twice in 2015 by Russian hackers and has been attacked …

Russia

Indian weddings: Curb sought on excessive spending

<b>The worst excesses of the Indian wedding industry may soon be curbed if a new bill is approved.</b><p>The proposed bill will not only limit the number of guests and dishes served to avoid waste, but also put a "tax" on the most extravagant newlyweds.<p>Those who spend over 500,000 rupees ($7,500; £6,000) …

Facebook now lets companies post job listings

You might not have to visit LinkedIn or a dedicated job site to climb up the career ladder. Facebook has started rolling out support for job listings on company pages, starting with the US and Canada in the next few weeks. It not only puts jobs in front of more eyeballs (namely the world's largest …

Trump’s Russia Ties Are Becoming a Nightmare

New reports reveal that members of the Trump campaign frequently spoke with Russian intelligence officials during the presidential election.<p>Less than one month after he was sworn in, <b>Donald Trump’s</b> presidency appears to be mired in a continuing, seemingly unending cloud of scandal. It deepened on …

New biography looks at issues between Prince Philip and Prince Charles

DAN MARSH UNDER CC BY-SA 2.0 VIA FLICKR<p>DAN MARSH UNDER CC BY-SA 2.0 VIA FLICKR<p>In <i>Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life,</i> New …

Prince William and Kate Middleton Put in New Security Measures to Protect George and Charlotte

The Royal couple are moving to central London.<p>Prince William and Kate have installed new security measures to protect George and Charlotte ahead of their move to Kensington Palace.<p>The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have recruited a team of gardeners to plant a row of native conifer trees along the …

Prince William

You can now get a job tweeting for Queen Elizabeth

Are you educated to a degree level? Do you have a ‘creative flair’ and an ‘eye to the future’? And most importantly, are you in the market for a new …

Social Media

Queen Elizabeth Is Hiring a Personal Royal Tweet Writer in Waiting

Put your social media skills to use at the Buckingham Palace as Queen Elizabeth’s personal Tweeter.<p>The Royal Household is hiring for a Digital …

People and ABC teaming up for Princess Diana documentary

Princess Diana will be the subject of a four-hour documentary miniseries airing on ABC this August.<p>A joint project of ABC and People magazine, the …

Archives

Russia-backed malware can now target Macs

The state-backed Russian group accused of hacking the Democratic National Committee appears to be expanding its repertoire. Bitdefender Labs researchers have obtained a sample of a Mac-native variant of Xagent, the backdoor malware linked to Russia's APT28 (aka Fancy Bear or Strontium). The code …

Trump slams intel officials, media over Flynn and Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday blamed the media and "illegally leaked" intelligence information for bringing down his national …