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Uber to give upfront pricing in biggest app redesign since 2010 launch

Streamlined app asks 'Where to?' and then suggests UberEats dining options that coincide with your arrival.             
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The latest TV Box to hit the market is the Beelink i68. It is an Android 5.1 TV box powered by Rockchip’s hottest 64-bit SoC, the RK3368. The box is garnering a lot of attention because of it
The craze for multi-functional devices among generation next remains unabated. Manufacturers of electronic devices are focusing on developing many such unique products to catch the attention of cus
Excelvan CL720D is a portable LED Projector with slot for digital TV Slot. This advanced device is a projector that allows you and your family and friends to enjoy your favorite programs on a large
Having gone "all-in" on cloud, BP Downstream CIO explains how using AWS has been “revolutionary” in improving efficiency and saving costs.
Researchers in Australia are concerned about the dramatic rise in bifenthrin concentrations in wetland sediments.
Unions call for urgent fire safety checks at schools in the wake of the Grenfell fire.
Russian authorities have ditched plans to ban a messaging app after its owner agreed to Russian registration
A humanoid robot that can iron clothes is being developed in Spain.
Qualcomm and Vivo show off a prototype phone that hides its fingerprint sensor beneath its display.
Tinder is testing out a premium subscription tier that allows users to see who likes them before they swipe.
Netflix will now be joining Amazon and Vudu as one of the only three streaming services supporting Dolby’s Atmos 3-D sound technology. The first film on Netflix that will feature Dolby Atmos support
Last week Snapchat started rolling out the new Snap Map to users on both iOS and Android devices. The map is a brand new features that allows users to share their location and see where their friends
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Tinder has announced its new subscription service Tinder Gold, and it brings exclusive features to the mobile dating app. Tinder Gold isn’t available yet, but it will begin testing in Canada, Austral
The image was taken in March by Nasa's Curiosity rover while investigating Mars, but was posted on Reddit this week, sparking a huge online debate about what it shows.
Says it has received ‘overwhelming’ response from smaller towns
The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History claims to have added a penis (pictured) to its unusual collection of exhibits at a cost of £2,500 ($3,200) for a year.
Urban Ladder, Livspace too open retail stores
The use of fat grafting as a tool for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy may improve breast satisfaction, psychosocial well-being, and sexual well-being in patients, according to a study.
For NASA and its astronauts, keeping tabs on microorganisms living inside the International Space Station is essential.
Here comes the bride! Julianne Hough’s less than two weeks away from marrying fiancé Brooks Laich. While she’s been tight-lipped about what her big day will be like, brother Derek Hough has nothing t
We're not there yet, but a new smartwatch every couple of years will soon become the norm.
Three former Fukushima power plant officials were set to stand trial this week in connection to the 2011 nuclear disaster. After years of back and forth over whether to charge the men, three Tokyo El
As per ISRO, the GSAT-17 is scheduled to lift off at 2:29 hrs IST on June 29, 2017, onboard Ariane-5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana.
The New York Knicks have parted ways with Phil Jackson, and now the team is looking to find a replacement for their president of the last three years. Jackson’s tenure with the team just ended, but o
Microsoft says more than 12,000 machines encountered initial threat in Ukraine.             
Controversial sports team owner James Dolan severed a five-year contract Wednesday morning between the New York Knicks and it's now-former President Phil Jackson. Dolan, who owns the NBA's Knicks and
Here are all the benefits of Amazon Prime membership, from free 2-day shipping to free music and movie streaming and more.             
Simple steps could prevent Windows PCs getting infected in future.
A police helicopter attacked the Venezuelan Supreme Court Tuesday in Caracas amidst a months-long crisis that has gripped the nation. The helicopter appeared to be stolen from Venezuela’s investigati
Science is messy, but it doesn’t have to be dirty.
Netflix is making sure you have movies and TV shows to watch all summer. The streaming giant will add several new titles throughout July, and it looks like everyone is in for a treat. Whether you’re
FRANKFURT/MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - A cyber attack wreaked havoc around the globe on Wednesday, crippling thousands of computers, disrupting operations at ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting pr
It is also exploring the possibility of using artificial intelligence to filter out hate speech
Student accommodation across the country is being checked fire safety issues, following the Grenfell Tower disaster.
She has had several people doubting her story about being sexually harassed by Cane, and while there have been reasons to doubt she’s telling the truth about sleeping with him, her latest stunt has m
We can more easily spot a redhead in a crowd than a blonde or brunette. They are few and far between; about one to two percent of the population possesses natural red locks. However, their hair isn't

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Jimmy Gomez scheduled to be sworn in more than a month after he was elected to Congress

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There is no American Christian equivalent to Islamist oppression in Iran

To the editor: As I began reading about Dina Nayeri’s plight as a young Christian in Islamist Iran, I thought that perhaps The Times had turned the corner. Alas, this piece was a deceptive attack
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Vision zero? Slowing down cars with more bike lanes sounds more like zero vision.

To the editor: The article describes the horrendous impact on South Bay commuters from the automobile lane reductions on Vista del Mar near Playa del Rey and LAX, which were done as part of Los An
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What happened to California's native peoples was nothing less than genocide

To the editor: David L. Ulin claims that making Indigenous Peoples Day a city holiday in Los Angeles would “represent a necessary reckoning” with American history and would serve as a means of “ac
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Gorsuch is already pushing the Supreme Court right on religion, guns and gay rights

When Judge Neil M. Gorsuch went before the Senate in March as President Trump’s first nominee to the Supreme Court, he sought to assure senators he would be independent and above the political fra
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The GOP healthcare bill is intensely cruel. Why is anyone surprised?

To the editor: Did anyone doubt what kind of healthcare President Trump and the Republicans in Congress were going to offer? (“Senate passage of healthcare bill uncertain after new analysis finds
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Booted from KROQ, Rodney Bingenheimer will return to radio via Sirius XM

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