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How major U.S. stock market indexes fared on Friday

Amazon already offers grocery-delivery services in five markets, but the Whole Foods purchase would let it expand to many more. "Moreover, we believe that grocery is a key element of Amazon's strategy to drive transactions through Echo devices and other connected IoT devices such as refrigerators". Read More »

Longest US Open ever no prob for co-leader Koepka

Now, he enters the second round of the U.S. Open tied for seventh place after a stunning four-under 68 at Erin Hills on Thursday. "They're the widest fairways we've ever played in a US Open". It was McIlroy's first tournament since taking time off to tend to a recurring rib injury. And, although McIlroy also recorded a 71 thanks to four birdies in his last six holes, the damage had already been done by a 78 on Thursday, when a record 44 players had broken par in the benign conditions. Read More »

Cosby Jury Deadlocks; Judge Orders Further Deliberations


They have been deliberating since Monday. Several jurors smiled or nodded approvingly when the judge said they must be exhausted and should start fresh Friday. Constand won a national title with the University of Arizona and played in a pro league in Europe before landing a job with the Temple University women's basketball team. Read More »

Accused leaker Reality Winner pleads not guilty, denied bail

That contractor, in turn, alerted the NSA. As they say, it's better to be safe than sorry. Clarke, a member of a commission empaneled by the White House which sought to make reforms to the spy agency in the wake of the Snowden affair, said that the group made recommendations that would have strengthened oversight of government contractors. Read More »

IOS 11 Brings FLAC File Support to iPhones and iPads

Apple has been borrowing exciting features from the jailbreak community for years . Another way the apps could work on iOS 11 could be with the status bar being blackened out. Apple introduced the Portrait mode with its iPhone 7 Plus . You may need to record your iPhone's screen for a variety of purposes. At the moment, iOS 11 is still in beta, so Apple might decide to change a lot of features before the final version is released. Read More »

All the changes about to hit your iPhone and iPad


I showcased the icon drag and drop feature briefly on the iPad during our 100 features overview for iOS 11 , but I felt that more light deserved to be shed on such a useful new addition. The app store has also got a facelift with iOS 11 to make app and game discovery faster. A new do not disturb while driving feature will automatically detect when someone is in a auto and will block notifications and texts and stop drivers from opening apps on their phone. Read More »

Disturbing footage emerges in Karen Ristevski mystery


Ms Ristevski, 47, was reported missing the next day, after having been last seen at her Avondale Heights home by her husband, Borce Ristevski. Detectives have CCTV footage from the day she went missing, of a distinctive black Mercedes-Benz SLK going over the Diggers Rest railway crossing on Wednesday June 29 towards where her body was found at Mount Macedon. Read More »

Trump, Nixon Both Described Obstruction of Justice Probes As 'Witch Hunt'

President Trump continues to insist he is the victim of a "witch hunt" in attempt to discredit the numerous federal investigations targeting him and his inner circle. Like Trump , Nixon was accused of obstruction of justice for trying to disrupt the investigation. Jimmy Kimmel called on a (spoof) witch to rule whether President Donald Trump is actually the subject of the " greatest witch hunt" in USA political history. Read More »

Amazon spends $13.7 billion on Whole Foods. America relates


The deal should close in the second half of 2017, and one of the largest implications it could have is on pricing. " Amazon's brutal vision for retail is one where automation replaces good jobs". Naturally, the equivalent of whatever an ambulance chasing legal firm is in the stock market world immediately started bleating that Amazon should be paying more. Read More »

The most awaited gaming console launched

One of the biggest talking points around the Xbox One X this week has been its $500 price. The Xbox Backwards Compatibility for the Xbox One will drop later this year - but it will NOT be as extensive as Xbox 360 backwards compatibility lineup. Read More »

Facebook bug may have exposed moderators to extremists

Among these were around 40 who worked in the counter-terrorism division at the Facebook's Dublin, Ireland office. Among the troubling details in the story is that Facebook required its content moderators to use their personal Facebook accounts to log into the company's moderation system. Read More »

Apple reportedly bans Pepe the Frog game from App Store

Under the new rules, developers will no longer be able to display review prompts however and whenever they'd like. The tipping option is not the only changes in the new App Store policies. And, it will be possible to disable these review prompts entirely starting in iOS 11 . Custom-built prompts would force users to leave the app and go to the App store in order to provide a rating. Read More »

Apple Updates iOS With 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Mode


It's free. All you need is a working Apple ID. If you rely on apps and services to get through your school day or your work day, you probably want to avoid the first iPhone 6s iOS 11 beta. At this point, you'll be given the option to restore or update; choose update. The new OS also includes a number of other new features that will be helpful in the workplace, including an improved Siri with translation capabilities, cross-platform iMessage syncing, and an easier-to-access ... Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey will have local co-op

Nintendo took to their E3 2017 presentation with quite a few games up their sleeve. He'll still be able to run and jump throughout the game's sandbox environment. Of course, there is always the possibility that something more extensive may also be in the works, especially since online functionality was also teased for Odyssey yesterday (and let's be honest, while this is cool, it wouldn't exactly be something you would set up an online game f0r). Read More »

USA lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized

Gabby Giffords was targeted by a gunman in 2011. "Let us not jump immediately into blaming this one or that one", said Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas. Scalise, who was standing at the second base plate, was struck by gunfire and collapsed. While top lawmakers, including Scalise, have security details, others do not and they regularly appear in public without protection. Read More »

Stephen Curry to pass on White House celebration visit

It was the second parade in three seasons for the Warriors . He cited that, not just their talent, in explaining why the Warriors are so successful. Never before has one team had two former MVPs playing together in their primes. Durant said he has "no question" in his mind he will be back with the Warriors. It's been just two days since the official end of the 2016-2017 National Basketball Association season and LeBron is already grinding. Read More »

Destiny 2 Will Have 4K Resolution; No Promises For Xbox One X

The biggest advantage that the PS4 Pro has against the XBOX One X is perhaps that of the fact that the PS4 Pro supports VR while the new XBOX does not. Black Desert comes as a console exclusive for Xbox One. It's the "smallest Xbox ever", with true 4K performance that you don't actually need a 4K television to appreciate, thanks to a process called "super sampling". Read More »

Final election result shows Britain's Conservative party wins 318 seats

On Twitter , Siegfried Muresan, spokesman for the European Parliament's largest grouping, the European People's Party, said , "EU did not want #Brexit , but has been prepared to negotiate it since a year ago". Having started her term by promising no snap elections, May U-turned in April and announced snap elections while refusing to engage in a public debate with any of the opposition parties. Read More »

Markets Right Now: Grocer stocks plunge on Whole Foods deal


They should be. According to CNBC , other grocery stocks are down today and Amazon's stock is up about $32. Amazon also offers grocery shipments elsewhere, but that's tough with perishable foods. Whole Foods' stock was halted. Amazon's stunning takeover of Whole Foods shook the entire food chain. "This just gives them the ability to sell grocery items in a way no grocery store can do". Read More »

How major USA stock market indexes fared on Friday


Whole Foods' stock soared 27 percent. Maybe even test the latest Alexa-powered devices. Many said they had been told by managers not to speak to reporters. "Those are all huge benefits, the same ones that helped McDonald's become the number one retail brand in the world". The activist hedge fund that took a stake in Whole Foods back in April with plans to push for a sale just cleared a tidy profit. Read More »

Fowler assumes US Open lead with 7-under 65


Open for Wisconsin. The U.S. Golf Association said in a statement that the advertising blimp crashed in an open field about half a mile from the Erin Hills golf course. "You don't get many rounds at the U.S. Open that are stress-free", Fowler said. Garcia carded an eagle, three birdies and three bogeys in a roller coaster round. Read More »