Yves Lubanda

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Starbucks closing U.S. stores on May 29 for racial-bias training

Starbucks will close all its company-owned coffee shops in the U.S. and its corporate offices during the afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial-bias training for employees following the arrest of two African-American men at one of its locations in Philadelphia last week.<p>The anti-discrimination …

Trespassing

'From dream to apocalypse': How the media reacted after referee Michael Oliver sparks Juventus fury

Italian football has experienced the apocalypse - again. Just five months after La Gazzetta dello Sport proclaimed the end of the world when Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup, the country's media is mourning another cataclysmic event in football.<p>"The atrocious night of Juventus is a swing …

Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo's Classy Farewell To Buffon Makes It Really Hard To Hate Him

It was a poignant ciao from the Real Madrid man<p>Rumoured to have been assembled in a footballing super lab, Cristiano Ronaldo proved his world-class pedigree once again last night by sending his Real Madrid side to an eighth consecutive Champions League semi-final.<p>Still, Ronaldo is less revered — …

Soccer

These 8 industries have been threatened by Amazon's domination

President Donald Trump seems determined to take down Amazon as the e-commerce juggernaut expands its reach.<p>"Unlike others, they pay little or no taxes to state & local governments, use our Postal System as their Delivery Boy (causing tremendous loss to the U.S.), and are putting many thousands of …

Barnes & Noble

Huawei's P20 Pro rivals the best smartphone cameras out there

We're a skeptical bunch at Engadget, and when Huawei briefed us on its P20 Pro smartphone, listing an endless torrent of specifications and dubbing its Leica Triple Camera system "the most advanced camera on a phone yet," we collectively rolled our eyes. Forty-megapixel camera sensor? I've heard …

Mobile Photography

U.S. Added 313,000 Jobs in February. Here’s What That Means.

Whether you work on Wall Street or in a warehouse, behind a cash register or on a construction site, the jobs report released by the government on Friday offered some good news.<p>A winning combination of hefty job creation and a swelling work force signaled the economy’s fundamental strength. At the …

Economy

If You Hated Bright, Netflix Says It's Because You're Just Out of Touch

Sorry haters.<p>The best I can say about <i>Bright</i>—Netflix's $90 million <i>Bad Boys With Orcs</i> movie—is that it was pretty good for a film made entirely by a computer algorithm. Other than that, the Will Smith streaming tentpole was kind of a mess: confusing, pointless, and somehow forgettable. Will Smith was …

Out of Touch

The best running tech of 2017: From wearables to earphones, here are the sports gadgets that will get you race day ready

Are you marathon ready? How are your glutes? Firm and rippling? <i>Should they be rippling?</i> Oh my god somebody Google "rippling glutes" right now and …

Fitness Technology

Garmin Vivomove Premium Activity Tracker with leather band drops to $70 (Reg. $200)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>BuyDig’s official eBay storefront offers the Garmin Vivomove Premium Activity Tracker in gold with leather band for <b>$69.99 shipped</b>. …

I tried a lot of smartwatches in 2017 — here are my top 5 picks

Throughout the past year, I've had the chance to try out a lot of different smartwatches. While they all have their limitations — battery life is still holding back the entire category — I found five watches I think rise above the rest, thanks to beautiful design, comfort, or ease of use.<p>Here are …

Smartwatches

Oakley Radar EV cycling sunglasses review

<b>Perfectly blending form, function and aesthetics - if you're in the market for cycling glasses, we'd recommend these</b><p><i>Let’s face facts, if you’re in</i> …

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 …

Virtual Reality

OnePlus 5T Review: The Absolute Best Value In The Entire Smartphone Industry

When I reviewed the OnePlus 5 this past June, I kicked off the article with a rather blunt statement: “Let’s just get this out of the way: The OnePlus 5 is an excellent phone that ticks every box except for cutting-edge looks.”<p>Well, OnePlus has went ahead and mostly fixed that last problem too with …

Phones

WATCH: Pogba and Lukaku argue over 'dab' celebration

Who is the king of the 'dab' celebration? The new Manchester United team-mates can't agree...<p>Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba are clearly delighted to be Manchester United team-mates — but they cannot agree on who introduced the 'dab' celebration to the football world.<p><b>Lukaku gets Zlatan's shirt …

Soccer
Soccer
Phones

How to turn on 'Undo Send' in Gmail

There are no second chances in life, but there may be in email.<p>While this is of little consolation to those wishing they could hit "undo" on …

Five of the best sports watches

Inspired by the London Marathon? A running watch – with GPS, distance tracking and health and fitness stats – is a great way to monitor your progress<p><b>1. TomTom Runner 3 Cardio + Music</b><b><br>£220</b><p>TomTom’s Runner 3 is waterproof to 40m and comes in four versions with different features. I opted for the …

Fitness Technology

Wallpaper Weekends: Morning Dew for Mac, iPad, iPhone & Apple Watch

Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high-quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and Apple Watch.<p><i>“The</i> …

LG G6 Review: The Phone That Puts LG Back in the Game

With the G6, LG has taken a break from its old ways. Gone is the removable battery and and chunky front bezels for one of the first extra widescreen …

The Very Best Gadgets for Life on the Road

<b>Life gets busier and busier but there’s more and more tech to make your life on the go that little bit easier. Here’s</b> <b>Skurt’s</b> <b>roundup of the best</b> …

Phones

Google Pixel: How Google designed its first real phone

00:00<p>--:--<p>Special Reports<p>A Phone of<p>Google's Own<p>The Pixel, Google’s first fully home-grown phone, required a dedicated team with an eye for detail and a love of blue.<p>BY LYNN LA / February 15, 2017<p>But designing the Pixel, as the phone would be called, would be like creating a phone for …

Google Pixel

Twitter suspends account of its own chief executive Jack Dorsey

Twitter has long been criticised for not doing enough to ban offensive accounts, but the social network swung a little too far in the opposite direction on Wednesday morning when it briefly suspended its own chief executive.<p>Jack Dorsey’s account was suspended for around half an hour before being …

Record win puts Andy Murray hot on the heels of Novak Djokovic

By overcoming Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Vienna on Sunday, Andy Murray completed a sequence of three successive titles for the first time since, well, the middle of August.<p>When we look back on Murray’s tumultuous 2016, we will probably remember his Wimbledon and Olympic trophies – which came …

How much money robbers make in South Africa – and how they target you

An interview with a notorious gang of robbers has shed some light on how crime is committed in South Africa.<p>The Brackenfell Community Policing Forum …

Racism row over South Africa school's alleged hair policy

Pupils at Pretoria high school for girls say they were forced to chemically straighten their hair and not have ‘untidy afros’<p>A South African school has been accused of racism for allegedly telling black girls to straighten their hair and not wear afros.<p>Pupils at Pretoria high school for girls have …

Africa

It’s official: This is the worst movie ending of all time

No, really — the third act of Matthew McConaughey’s “The Sea of Trees” is an epic fail<p><b>Note: This post heavily discusses the plot of “The Sea of Trees” and pretty much spoils the entire movie. If you have any intention of seeing it, don’t and read on.</b><p>If “The Sea of Trees” falls and no one is around …

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

At The Heart Of Fitbit’s New Features: Your Heart

With its Charge 2 band’s cardio and breathing offerings, Fitbit is putting its years-in-the-making PurePulse sensor to work in new ways.<p>Behind a wall of privacy dividers in a common space at Fitbit’s San Francisco headquarters, a young man in a surfing T-shirt and shorts–and an oxygen mask–is …

Wearable Tech