Robert Ray Hernandez

850 Flips | 1 Magazine | 12 Likes | 24 Followers | @rbrthrnndz9 | Keep up with Robert Ray Hernandez on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Robert Ray Hernandez”

Apple iPhones Made In America Could Cost $100-200 More Than China-Made Devices: Analyst

President Donald Trump is trying to get smartphone companies to manufacture in the U.S. and Apple seems to have his special attention in this regard. …

Mark Zuckerberg Says He Is "Reconsidering" Lawsuits Forcing Hawaii Families To Sell Land

Facebook's CEO recently filed lawsuits to force hundreds of Hawaii families to sell land passed down for generations.<p>After receiving widespread criticism, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday he is "reconsidering" lawsuits he recently filed in Hawaii aimed at forcing families to sell ancestral …

Trump floats 20% tax on Mexican imports to pay for wall, but considering other options

<b>(CNN) —</b> The White House on Thursday said President Donald Trump is considering a 20% tax on imports from Mexico to pay for a southern border wall, but that the President is still weighing other options.<p>White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters on Air Force One Thursday that Trump was …

Trump Insists That No One Cares About His Tax Return, Conveniently Ignores Overwhelming Majority Who Do

President-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly refused to release his tax returns, something that almost all presidential candidates and past presidents …

15 best local multiplayer games for Android

Playing video games with other people is the best way to play video games. You get to share in the excitement, challenge your friends, and have fun together. Social gaming is relatively easy on Android. However, it’s a little more difficult if you want to play with a friend in the same room as you …

In-App Purchases

How I Finally Fell In Love With 'Skyrim' This Christmas

I’ve always wanted to like <i>The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim</i> more than I ever have in practice—a problem I had with <i>Oblivion</i> as well, and one that I have with lots of RPGs (as well as MMOs like <i>The Elder Scrolls Online.</i>)<p><i>Skyrim</i> is riddled with problems, of course, from bugs and glitches to uneven acting and …

Gaming Industry

Top Gaming Stocks to Buy in 2017

<i>Star Wars BattleFront</i>, a high-performing franchise by EA. Image source: Electronic Arts.<p>According to analysts at SuperData,2016 has been the best year yet for video games, with the total market value hitting $91 billion this year. Driving this growth is exciting new technology and expanding …

Here Are The Biggest Video Game Releases Of January 2017

January is almost upon us, and with it comes a bunch of new games.<p>There’s nothing really earth-shattering releasing in the first month of 2017, but there’s at least a few good games you should keep an eye on. Following is the full list of releases. After that, we’ll take a look at the ones that are …

Gaming Industry

The Board Games of the Year – Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition

<i>2016 turned out to be one of the biggest years for board games. We saw some of our favorite developers hit the shelves yet again with a couple of</i> …

The Best Esports Plays Of 2016

In 2016, esports experienced even more highs and lows than the previous year. That’s what it means to be growing. But while the industry surrounding …

The boss of one of the largest accounting firms in the world says his biggest concern for Europe isn't Brexit

John Veihmeyer told Business Insider that the rise of populism in Europe is far greater a threat to the continent's stability than Britain's exit from the European Union.<p>"We can all have our own views and it is going to be a personal view, but when I look at my role in the global economy and my …

Everything you need to know to get a jump on your 2016 taxes

'Tis the season to ... consider your 2016 income taxes? Few people enjoy thinking about their taxes in advance, but now is an excellent time to do so.<p>…

Finance

These heirs worry their parents aren't doing enough to minimize estate taxes

<b>Dear Liz:</b> My parents, ages 75 and 76, have established an irrevocable gift trust for my five siblings and me. Wonderful! With the single trust, they have maxed out their lifetime gifting exemption. What else can they do with their other investments to minimize the inevitable estate taxes that will …

What Made By Google Tells Us About The Future Of Retail

Google’s first pop-up, Made By Google, closed its doors today at the corner of Spring and Mercer St. in SoHo New York. The pop-up, Google’s second foray into a retail-like setting after its original Google Glasses shop, was greeted by adoring tech fans and curious tourists who were willing to stand …

Virtual Reality

11 fascinating things you didn’t know about the original NES

Nintendo’s NES Classic mini is the hottest video game item in recent memory (if you could get your hands on it), and excitement over the …

Blazing-fast 5G will light CES 2017's fire

Las Vegas is the city of splashy, neon-lit promises.<p>When the hype circus known as the CES trade show arrives in early January, well, things get even crazier. This is, after all, the show that last year brought you Samsung's super-fridge.<p>So there's no better place to talk about 5G, which is …

Telecoms

The Verge 2016 tech report card: Drones

2016 was a year of highs and lows for the drone industry. DJI led the way with Mavic Pro, a gadget that made huge improvements on the size and simplicity of a powerful camera drone. It fits into a jacket pocket while delivering four miles of range and advanced autonomous features.<p>Unfortunately, …

OnePlus 3T Nougat beta goes live, 3 and 3T stable update tonight

It looks like OnePlus is working down to the wire to release its promised Android 7.0 Nougat stable updates for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T by the end of 2016, at least in some time zones. The company has a Nougat beta update available to download for the 3T right now, and OnePlus co-founder Carl …

Former Atheist Mark Zuckerberg Gets Religion

"I went through a period when I questioned things," he posts on Facebook.<p>Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has eschewed his atheist beliefs and now asserts that “religion is very important.”<p>Zuckerberg, whose Facebook profile once identified him as an atheist, revealed his change of heart …

Government Says Self-Driving Vehicles Will Save Money, Time, Lives

Get ready, America.<p>The White House wants you to know that the era of self-driving cars is closer than you might expect. And the federal government is preparing to roll out the rules of the road that officials say are needed to make sure automated vehicles are safe, accessible and efficient. And if …

NYPD can’t count cash they’ve seized because it would crash computers

Despite multimillion dollar evidence system, NYPD have no idea how much cash they seize.<p>The New York City Police Department takes in millions of …

Netflix tells FCC that Internet Service Providers cap data unreasonably

None of us are fans of data caps. Heck, maybe that’s why so many users are willing to take a string of caveats for an unlimited data plan or pay out of pocket for each new smartphone to maintain their grandfathered status. But data caps aren’t just a problem in the mobile world. Netflix says ISPs …

The Government Is Going To Have A Way Easier Time Hacking Your Computer After December 1

Sen. Ron Wyden will go to the Senate floor Thursday to try and force a debate on a court rule that allows for widespread government hacking.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — A last-ditch effort to stop a rule change in the federal court system that would vastly increase the ability of the government to hack into …

Could Obama Face Veto Override Showdown Over 9/11 Bill?

President Obama will likely veto controversial legislation empowering the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia if that nation is found legally liable for supporting the deadliest terrorist attack in U.S. history, the White House said on Monday.<p>The White House’s position on legislation that …

Saudi Arabia

MasterCard slapped with $18.6 billion lawsuit over fees

MasterCard is facing a gargantuan lawsuit over claims it ripped off U.K. consumers by charging illegally high fees on store transactions for well over a decade.<p>The class action lawsuit -- one of the first ever launched in the U.K. -- was filed Thursday. It claims MasterCard (MA) should pay 14 …

A Hillary Clinton super PAC is using Facebook's most advanced advertising to go after Donald Trump

One of Hillary Clinton's biggest spenders is going beyond television and tapping into Facebook's most advanced ad units in its effort to explain to …

Government

5,300 Wells Fargo employees fired over 2 million phony accounts

Everyone hates paying bank fees. But imagine paying fees on a ghost account you didn't even sign up for.<p>That's exactly what happened to Wells Fargo customers nationwide.<p>On Thursday, federal regulators said Wells Fargo (WFC) employees secretly created millions of unauthorized bank and credit card …

Finance

Kaepernick encouraged by Obama weighing in on anthem protest

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick was encouraged that President Barack Obama recently weighed in on his national anthem protest by praising …