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New iPhone 8 Details Confirm Tim Cook’s Expensive Gamble – Forbes

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The iPhone 8 is coming, it’s going to pack in as much cutting edge technology as possible, and I think Apple would rather that most of the iPhone community buy another iPhone. With a new OLED display, curved glass, new physical design, inductive charging, and a still to be confirmed change in biometric recognition, the iPhone 8 is sitting on the bleeding edge of Apple’s ability to innovate. It’s already…

11 takeaways from Google’s Android O Q&A – The Verge

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Almost two dozen employees from Google’s Android team held a Reddit AMA today and invited questions about the next major Android update, version 8.0. Android O is slated to be released — at least on Google’s own hardware — within the next couple months and focuses primarily on your phone’s “vitals” like battery life and notifications. User-facing features will include picture-in-picture support on phones, notification badges, adaptive icons, and more….

iPhone smuggler caught with 102 phones strapped to her body … – The Verge

Thursday, July 20, 2017

An overly ambitious smuggler has been caught by customs officials in China trying to sneak 102 iPhones into the country strapped to her body, reports 9to5Mac. Dubbed the “female Iron Man” by local press, the woman was caught after officials in Shenzhen noticed bulges all around her body. According to the report from XMNN, customs officers were suspicious that the woman was wearing “more clothing than was appropriate” for the…

LinkedIn Lite launches as an Android app in India, coming to 60+ … – TechCrunch

Thursday, July 20, 2017

LinkedIn, the social network for the working world with over 500 million members that is now owned by Microsoft, is today taking its next step in its bid to court more users in emerging markets. The company has released an Android app for LinkedIn Lite, a pared-down version of its original LinkedIn mobile app that is developed for users in markets where data networks are slower and relatively more expensive…

Don’t buy a new iPhone right now – CNBC

Thursday, July 20, 2017

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Fans provide glimpse of what soccer in Detroit could be – The Detroit News

Thursday, July 20, 2017

AS Roma’s Lorenzo Pellegrini and Paris St. Germain’s Dani Alves (32) battle for a loose ball during the first half. The teams played in the International Champions Cup at Comerica Park.(Photo: Daniel Mears / Detroit News) Detroit — On a hot, sultry afternoon, a boy wore a Barcelona Neymar jersey accompanied by his parents riding the People Mover to Comerica Park ahead of the International Champions Cup match between soccer…

US soccer beats El Salvador, advances to Gold Cup semifinals – Washington Post

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Omar Gonzalez celebrates his 41st-minute goal against El Salvador at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images) PHILADELPHIA — Several familiar faces rejoined the U.S. men’s national team lineup Wednesday, a fresh injection of experience and resolve for the final, week-long sprint toward the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer title. With a mix of newcomers and holdovers, the Americans needed almost one half to find their bearings before striking twice…

Why Kyle Busch’s winless streak is one of most perplexing in modern NASCAR history – Charlotte Observer

Thursday, July 20, 2017

When Kyle Busch rolls into Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race, he will surely think back fondly on his visits to Victory Lane at the Brickyard. And he might start to wonder when he’ll be back in the winner’s circle, not just there but anywhere. Since the Chase era began in 2004, nobody has led as many laps as Kyle Busch has this year (953) in one…

The Greatest NASCAR Race Of The Year Is Tonight On Eldora’s Dirt And Here’s How To Watch – Jalopnik

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Photo credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images NASCAR usually runs on relatively tidy paved ovals, but not tonight. It’s time for the Race I Will Always Call The Mudsummer Classic To Annoy Baseball Hosers where the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series runs on Eldora Speedway’s dirt oval. It’s a whole race of NAS-trucks sideways on dirt, and it is wonderful. There’s a certain spectacle when it comes to loud V8 trucks throwing…

From sports star to inmate: OJ Simpson to plead for parole – Chicago Tribune

Thursday, July 20, 2017

O.J. Simpson once thrilled crowds as he ran for touchdowns and hurdled airport seats in car rental ads to achieve Hollywood celebrity before he was acquitted of murder in the 1995 “trial of the century” in Los Angeles. Now, an aging Simpson will appear as inmate No. 1027820 in a starkly plain hearing room in a remote Nevada prison Thursday to plead for his freedom. He’s spent more than eight…

What’s the best Canon camera for beginners? – Amateur Photographer

Thursday, July 20, 2017

With the introduction of the 200D, Canon now has a very strong line-up for the beginner photographer. Those new to DSLR photography have lots of choice in the current line-up. If the photography world is a little alien, looking at a list of specs can be bewildering. To help you out, we’ve taken a look at four of Canon’s entry-level models. The cameras in this round-up are the brand new…

Minnesota shooting shows underuse of police body cameras – The Seattle Times

Thursday, July 20, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police and protesters heralded the arrival of the body camera as a critical window into officers’ everyday activities after the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. But as the killing of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis officer over the weekend showed, the technology depends on officers turning on their devices. And often they don’t do so. Officer Mohamed Noor fatally shot 40-year-old Justine Damond on Saturday night while…

Security cameras to be installed on Kyushu shinkansen trains in run-up to Olympics – The Japan Times

Thursday, July 20, 2017

FUKUOKA – Kyushu Railway Co. said Wednesday it will install security cameras on its shinkansen trains running in Kyushu from November to enhance security ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The railway will introduce the cameras in passenger cabins and the decks of the 800 Series shinkansen connecting Hakata in Fukuoka Prefecture, the biggest railway station in Kyushu, and Kagoshima-Chuo Station on the southern tip of the island….

Many BART Trains Are Equipped with Cameras from the 1970s – Government Technology

Thursday, July 20, 2017

(TNS) — All of BART’s rail cars may be outfitted with working cameras, but more than 100 of them feature technology that was current in the 1970s — including some still using the Betamax format, The Chronicle has learned. BART officials say that all of the cameras work, produce usable video and are regularly inspected and replaced when needed. But the officials can’t project when — if ever — they’ll…

John McCain, Republican senator from Arizona, diagnosed with brain tumor – Washington Post

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, his office said Wednesday, throwing into doubt when and if he will return to Washington to resume his duties in the Senate. The Mayo Clinic said doctors diagnosed a tumor called a glioblastoma after surgery to remove a blood clot above McCain’s left eye last week. The senator and his family are considering treatment options, including a combination of…

Trump threatens electoral consequences for senators who oppose health bill – Washington Post

Thursday, July 20, 2017

President Trump exhorted lawmakers Wednesday to resurrect the failed Republican plan to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, injecting fresh turmoil into an issue that had appeared settled the day before, when Senate leaders announced they did not have the votes to pass their bill. Trump’s remarks, at a lunch with 49 Republican senators, prompted some of them to reopen the possibility of trying to vote on the sweeping…

USC president addresses drug allegations against former medical school dean – SFGate

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Caption Close BEVERLY HILLS, CA – NOVEMBER 20: Dean of the Keck School of Medicine at USC , Carmen A. Puliafito attends the USC Institute of Urology ‘Changing Lives And Creating Cures’ Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on November 20, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. USC President C.L. Max Nikias says officials will “examine and address” a newspaper report that the Puliafito, who recently resigned as dean of…

Trump blasts AG Sessions for recusing himself from the Russia probe – Washington Post

Thursday, July 20, 2017

President Trump harshly criticized his attorney general and one of his most loyal supporters, Jeff Sessions, for recusing himself from the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, indicating that he regretted the choice. In an interview with the New York Times on Wednesday, Trump vented about the probe and said that he would not have appointed Sessions — a top campaign supporter — if he had known Sessions would…

Video Appears to Show Baltimore Police Officer Planting Drugs – New York Times

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Maryland’s Office of the Public Defender said in a statement on Wednesday that an assistant public defender first brought the video to the attention of state prosecutors last week. It added that “the officers involved are still witnesses in other active cases that are currently being pursued for prosecution in Baltimore City Circuit Court. The officer whose camera shows him planting the drugs, Officer Richard Pinheiro, is a witness in…

Here’s why Microsoft could be a buy ahead of earnings – CNBC

Thursday, July 20, 2017

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