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How to Fix Mounting Miseries on the Subway? Political Bickering Isn’t the Answer

For sheer threat to life and limb, few calamities in New York City can match a subway derailment. The events in a Harlem tunnel on Tuesday morning showed why.<p>“You had metal peeled back like on a can,” said Paul Navarro, a transit worker who helped to repair the damage caused by the derailment of an …

New FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants to kill net neutrality

Following an arduous battle spanning several months from May 2014, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), under the able leadership of former chairman Tom Wheeler, managed to establish net neutrality in the country in February 2015.<p>Sadly, it looks like the move to prevent broadband …

Google starts testing Android Instant Apps to collect user feedback

Google today announced it has begun a limited test of Android Instant Apps. The company says Android users can try “a few” Instant Apps, including from BuzzFeed, Wish, Periscope, and Viki, in a limited test. The goal is to collect user feedback and iterate on how Instant Apps work before expanding …

Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pact

SYDNEY (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, as promised, is prompting other member countries …

Conway: I have Secret Service protection because of the media

Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway said Monday that she is under the protection of a Secret Service detail and that she has received packages at her home containing “white substances.”<p>Conway brought up the threats against her and her family during an interview on Fox News’s “Hannity” amid …

Trump budget pick says benefit programs must be changed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid need significant changes to be preserved for future generations, President Donald Trump's …

Trump talks to U.S. automakers, pushes for new American plants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged the chief executives of the Big Three U.S. automakers on Tuesday to build more cars in the country, pressing his pledge to bring jobs to America and discourage the car industry from investing in Mexico.<p>Trump, who has threatened to impose 35 …

Trump takes aim at federal workers, trade deals as he settles into White House

The beginning of the president’s term has featured controversial executive orders and frequent conflicts with the media.<p>The beginning of the president’s term has featured controversial executive orders and frequent conflicts with the media.<p>President Trump delivered on more campaign promises Monday …

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Tesla Model 3 pre-orders hit 276,000 in three days - Pocket-lint

Tesla pulled the covers off the Model 3, its new electric car for the masses, on 31 March and it seems the masses have responded.<p>Elon Musk, CEO and …

Dow futures sink 330 points as Wall Street preps for meltdown

U.S. stock index futures screamed lower, with Dow futures tumbling as much as 350 points, as fears surrounding the health of China's economy …

Stock Markets

Galaxy Note 5 vs. iPhone 6 Plus: Showdown between the world’s two best camera phones

Most things are subjective when it comes to comparing smartphones, and people rarely agree when it comes to “the best” this and “the best” that. In a …

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TestFlight update supports watchOS 2 apps and new iOS 9 features

The TestFlight app has been updated, and now allows developers to beta test watchOS 2 apps as well as iOS 9 features like app thinning.<p>The new process allows iOS apps to be downloaded with only the necessary assets. If you’ve got an iPhone 6, you wouldn’t need to have the icon for the iPhone 6 Plus …

How researchers are using a drone to discover connected devices in Austin

Given the explosion of connected devices,<p>also known as the Internet-of-things, it’s natural that people would want to know just how many such devices …

Smartphone now most popular way to browse internet – Ofcom report

Smartphones are the UK’s most popular device for getting online for the first time, according to industry monitor Ofcom.<p>The change has largely been driven by our increased appetite for video, and its availability with the expansion of high-speed 4G data networks. Over the past 12 months this has …

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Android fingerprint readers may be easier to hack than Touch ID

There's nothing like a Black Hat Security Conference to leave you feeling exposed and vulnerable. Today's compromise? Fingerprint readers. Security researchers Tao Wei and Yulong Zhang have exposed some pretty significant flaws in the Android fingerprint framework. The duo outlined a couple of …

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Google Fiber maps out biggest deployment yet in San Antonio

The Texas expansion follows up Google Fiber's announcement last month to bring free Internet access to public housing residents.<p>The Google Fiber road trip across America continues as the high-speed Internet service plots its biggest stop yet.<p>That would be San Antonio, Texas, which with …

Nepal Earthquake: How NASA Technology Found Buried Victims

After a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on April 25, a NASA device the size of a suitcase was used to detect the heartbeats of four people hidden under the rubble, leading to their rescue. The gadget is called FINDER (Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Response), and it employs an …

Gated enclaves for the affluent sprout in Egypt

CAIRO — Egyptians tired of overcrowded streets and polluted air are escaping to places like Beverly Hills and Dreamland — compounds in Greater Cairo.<p>Those are just a few of the properties that have sprouted in Egypt recently, promising a better quality of life with sprawling golf courses, swimming …