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iPhone 8 Exclusive: Apple’s Biggest Changes Revealed – Forbes

Monday, July 24, 2017

One week ago I was able to exclusively confirm the iPhone 8 design, but there wasn’t a lot of detail. That changes today…  Expanding upon that report I have again worked with luxury case maker Nodus to delve deeper into Apple ’s supply chain. Now I am able to go into greater detail about the all new chassis of this radically redesigned 10th anniversary iPhone. And yes, the dreaded ‘Plan…

Legion baseball: Patriots back in a familiar place – Post-Bulletin – Post-Bulletin

Monday, July 24, 2017

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A lesson in courage in 9U baseball at Show-Me Games – Columbia Missourian

Monday, July 24, 2017

From left, Brandy Reynolds, Stefanie Fryman and Hailey Fryman, 7, celebrate after the Crusaders beat the Wildcats and won first place on Sunday in the 9 & Under division of the Show-Me State Games baseball tournament at the Antimi Sports Complex in Columbia.

Inside the Fight to Design the Perfect Sports Bra – Bloomberg

Monday, July 24, 2017

Nike’s latest sports bra is an engineering marvel. Using the Flyknit technology normally reserved for sneakers, the bra is made up of just two panels of fabric—other Nike Inc. bras can have up to 41 separate sections meshed together—and promises sturdy support on the field or in the gym. It took researchers more than 600 hours of biometric testing, recording movement on cameras and creating body maps to develop the latest…

It Seems Like Sports Can’t Sink Much Lower Than Mayweather-McGregor. But Just Wait. – New York Magazine

Monday, July 24, 2017

Conor McGregor. Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images When you sign up for life as a sports fan, you are knowingly introducing darkness and moral complication into your life: To look clearly at the world of sports is to want to look away. Greedy owners jacking up ticket prices at billion-dollar concrete monstrosities they conned taxpayers into buying for them. Athletes beating their girlfriends and being punished with multiyear guaranteed contracts worth…

The Athletic, a Subscription Site for Local Sports News, Raises $5.8 Million – Bloomberg

Monday, July 24, 2017

2017 is shaping up to be a rough year for sports journalism. ESPN, Fox Sports, Sports Illustrated, Bleacher Report, and Yahoo Sports have all cut staff positions in the last several months, showing the deep cracks in the predominant business model of online sports news. The founders of the Athletic, an 18-month-old online sports publication, see opportunity in the struggles of the biggest companies. As the news of the cuts kept…

Canon EOS 200D Review – PhotographyBLOG (blog)

Monday, July 24, 2017

Updated 26/6: Luminar “Neptune” is out now with Accent AI, an AI photo filter! Mac users, Macphun’s all-in-one photo editor Luminar is available for just $69£52 for new users, or $59£44 for existing Macphun users. We rated Luminar as “Highly Recommended”. Visit the Luminar web site to try it for free. Use coupon code “PHOTOBLOG” to save another $10 on Luminar. Download Luminar & Try Free » Windows users, Macphun’s…

Celebrating 100 years: Nikon landmarks – TechRadar

Monday, July 24, 2017

As Nikon celebrates its 100th anniversary, we take a look back at some of milestones in the company’s history. 1917: the birth of Nikon Nikon began as Nippon Kogaku K.K. (Japan Optical Industries Co., Ltd) on 25 July 1917, within the Tokyo Keiki company at 120 Haramachi, Koishikawa-ku (present-day Hakusan 4-chome, Bunkyo-ku) in Tokyo.  The design and mass production of cameras and interchangeable lenses wasn’t the company’s focus, as Nippon…

Kushner confirms Russia meetings, says ‘I did not collude’ – CNN

Monday, July 24, 2017

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Switzerland chainsaw attack: Five hurt in Schaffhausen – BBC News

Monday, July 24, 2017

Image copyright EPA Image caption Central parts of Schaffhausen have been sealed off by police Five people have been injured, two seriously, in an attack by a man armed with a chainsaw in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen, police say. Central parts of the town on the German border have been sealed off, as police are searching for the attacker. Police and ambulances are on the scene and rescue helicopters…

9 people dead after sweltering tractor-trailer found at San Antonio Walmart – CNN

Monday, July 24, 2017

(CNN)At least nine people are dead after a phone call from a Walmart employee led to the discovery of dozens of undocumented immigrants severely injured in the back of a tractor-trailer in Texas early Sunday, according to federal authorities. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘us/2017/07/23/san-antonio-fire-chief-austere-conditions-trailer-bodies-new-day-weekend.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_21’,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170723070412-san-antonio-tractor-trailer-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170723070412-san-antonio-tractor-trailer-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170723070412-san-antonio-tractor-trailer-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170723070412-san-antonio-tractor-trailer-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170723070412-san-antonio-tractor-trailer-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170723070412-san-antonio-tractor-trailer-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170723070412-san-antonio-tractor-trailer-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer =…

Dems to unveil ‘better deal’ messaging campaign Monday – The Hill

Monday, July 24, 2017

Democrats in both chambers will gather in rural Virginia on Monday to unveil a new national messaging campaign aimed at easing the economic strain on working-class Americans –– and propelling their party back to power in order to check an unpopular president in Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump: Why aren’t ‘beleaguered AG,’ investigators looking at Hillary Clinton? Kushner says meeting with Russian lawyer a ‘waste of our time’ Kushner: ‘I did not…

Pennsylvania police, hunting for stolen laptops, say they stumbled on $40 million bitcoin scam – Washington Post

Monday, July 24, 2017

Law enforcement in Pennsylvania’s Bucks County likely didn’t think they were dealing with a dark Web criminal pro when Theodore Price’s name first popped on their radar. According to federal court documents, detectives from the Northampton Township Police Department north of Philadelphia began tracking the unemployed 30-year-old earlier this month after fielding a complaint from Price’s girlfriend’s parents about stolen laptops. But what started out as an alleged deadbeat boyfriend boosting…

Exploding laptop battery in Melbourne home prompts warning about buying non-genuine parts – ABC Online

Monday, July 24, 2017

Updated July 24, 2017 16:06:47 Photo: The computer had been left on continuous charge and overheated. (Supplied: MFB) A laptop left on continuous charge, with a battery purchased online, has exploded in a Melbourne home, causing spot fires in a bedroom. A woman in her 20s was injured but did not require hospital treatment after the fire broke out in her home in Canterbury, in Melbourne’s east, on Sunday…

The Pros and Cons of SLI Laptops – Laptop Mag

Monday, July 24, 2017

If you’re looking for a high-performance gaming laptop capable of standing toe-to-toe with the beefiest desktop rigs, then you’ll want to consider a laptop with the multi-GPU setup known as SLI. To help you make that decision, we’ve outlined what SLI is (and what it isn’t), how it works, what makes it good and any trade-offs you need to know about when considering SLI in your gaming laptop. What…

HoloLens 2 will have a custom AI chip designed by Microsoft – The … – The Verge

Monday, July 24, 2017

Today, Microsoft announced that the next generation of its mixed reality HoloLens headset will incorporate an AI chip. This custom silicon — a “coprocessor” designed but not manufactured by Microsoft — will be used to analyze visual data directly on the device, saving time by not uploading it to the cloud. The result, says Microsoft, will be quicker performance on the HoloLens 2, while keeping the device as mobile as…

Microsoft is considering killing the iconic Paint software after nearly 32 years – CNBC

Monday, July 24, 2017

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Firefox can open over 1500 tabs in 15 seconds – ZDNet

Monday, July 24, 2017

It seems that versions 55 and 56 of Firefox can handle “ridiculous numbers of tabs,” according to testing carried out by a Mozilla developer. See also: How to make sure your charger or power bank doesn’t blow up your expensive smartphone Dietrich Ayala took a profile where he had 1,691 tabs and carried out testing to see how fast, and how much memory Firefox versions 20, 30, 40, and 50…

BMW Denies Collusion Allegations, Says It Didn’t Cheat Emissions Standards – Fortune

Monday, July 24, 2017

As its competitors remain bogged down by emissions scandals, luxury automaker BMW is trying to steer clear. Late Sunday, the world’s fourth largest automaker by market value released a statement saying that it “categorically rejects” accusations that it had colluded with its fellow German competitors to fix prices and cheat emissions standards. “As a matter of principle: BMW Group (bmwyy) vehicles are not manipulated and comply with respective legal requirements,”…