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Brandin Cooks Says He Didn't Request Trade from Saints Before Patriots Deal

Brandin Cooks Says He Didn't Request Trade from Saints Before Patriots Deal The New Orleans Saints welcomed cornerback Malcolm Butler to town Wednesday evening as they try to determine what they'd be willing to spend to add him to the defense. The hooded one has pulled off three trades thus far, drastically changing the landscape of New England's selections in the upcoming NFL Draft. Butler was rumored to be a piece in the Brandin Cooks trade, but he was ultimately in... [Full Article...]

Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your online info

Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your online info While the measure would still need to clear a House vote and be signed by President Donald Trump, the idea is raising questions about what - if anything - people can do to protect their privacy. But a big telecom matter found its way into the schedule: privacy rules for Internet service providers. Internet service providers had objected to the FCC action, arguing that it subjected them to toug... [Full Article...]

Instagram rolling out two-factor authentication for all, blurring for sensitive content

Instagram rolling out two-factor authentication for all, blurring for sensitive content The company will use the new system on photos that have been reported by users but do not violate its platform guidelines. This is an app feature that will add a step for users who aren't anxious about being scandalized by images posted on the network, since you'll have to tap an acknowledgement in order to view the photo or video. [Full Article...]

Leaked Destiny 2 Posters Reveal a September Launch

Leaked Destiny 2 Posters Reveal a September Launch Here's the poster, leaked both by Italian gaming site LegaNetwork and Gamestop Italy . We hear Bungie plans to announce Destiny 2 soon. Luckily, much like the first game, it also looks like we'll be able to test it out before launch with a beta. [Full Article...]

Pharmacy President Convicted For Conspiracy And Racketeering

Pharmacy President Convicted For Conspiracy And Racketeering Cadden did something that the government can link to the death of that person", Singal said. In December, NECC's national sales director, Robert Ronzio, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to defraud the U.S. Cadden was chief pharmacist as well as an owner of the now-defunct drug compounding business, whose contaminated steroids were injected into people's spines. [Full Article...]

Google Is Rolling Out Shortcuts In Search To All Users

Google Is Rolling Out Shortcuts In Search To All Users Of course, Google hasn't revealed all the new goodies in Android O-the name, for example, is still unknown. Google has achieved this by focusing on three main actions of any app that run in the background: implicit broadcasts, background services and location updates . [Full Article...]

Man stabbed in midtown, suspect turns himself in, NYPD says

He allegedly stabbed 66-year-old Timothy Caughman on the corner of Ninth Avenue and West 36th Street on Monday night, police said. On Tuesday, police released video and a picture of a man who they said they wanted to identify in connection with the case. [Full Article...]

Almost half of Canadians support increasing deportations of undocumented immigrants

The poll shows a growing divide among Canadians, who have long shared support for high immigration levels. "One of the reasons why Canada remains an open country is Canadians trust our immigration system and the integrity of our borders and the help we provide people who are looking for safety", he told Parliament last month. [Full Article...]

John Oliver examines federal budget on Last Week Tonight

John Oliver examines federal budget on Last Week Tonight It seems a bit odd considering a lot of the proposed cuts will negatively impact large numbers of citizens who voted for Trump. "And Trump himself should know that, given that in [Trump's book] The Art of The Deal he said this: 'You can't con people, at least not for long". [Full Article...]

Uber President Jeff Jones quits after mere 6 months

Uber President Jeff Jones quits after mere 6 months Jones, according to sources, said that Uber's mounting roster of troubling controversies wasn't what he signed up for, especially after the fact that Kalanick made a decision to survey for a new chief operating officer for aid. At the beginning of the year, Uber faced claims that it was taking advantage of Trump's controversial immigration ban, with it allegedly leveraging the situation for busi... [Full Article...]

U.S. to ban passengers on some inbound flights from carrying larger electronics

The ban would involve devices larger than mobile phones. In a notice that appears to be prompted by federal US officials, Royal Jordanian Airlines issued a new ban on electronic devices on planes Monday. A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, David Lapan, said the agency has "no comment on potential security precautions, but will provide an update when appropriate". [Full Article...]

Bill Gates tops Forbes' rich list but Trump's wealth slips

Bill Gates tops Forbes' rich list but Trump's wealth slips Forbes attributed Trump's drop to sluggishness in the midtown Manhattan real estate market which is responsible for a disproportionate amount of his wealth. During the campaign he said that he was worth $8.7 billion and said past year in a personal financial disclosure form filed with the federal government that his net worth was "in excess of $ 10 billion ". [Full Article...]

Trump optimistic on new health law

Trump optimistic on new health law Republicans are expected to vote on the House GOP's Obamacare replacement plan Thursday. "I can not vote for any bill that keeps premiums rising", Cruz said, echoing the concerns of other hard-line lawmakers who want the legislation to undo more of the Affordable Care Act's insurance mandates. [Full Article...]

Google Guetzli compression algorithm squeezes more out of JPEGs

Google Guetzli compression algorithm squeezes more out of JPEGs Google said its new algorithm will create "high quality JPEG images with file sizes 35 percent smaller than now available methods". Smaller file sizes means less data is being transferred around the Internet and websites will load faster. The key to doing so appears to be cutting down the file size of those pesky and sometimes bulky JPEG files. However, we're left with smaller-sized images that d... [Full Article...]

NZ unable to help Australia with latest energy crisis

We are shortly to become the largest exporter of LNG in the world. During an unscheduled live joint press conference in Adelaide, Mr Weatherill and Mr Frydenberg hurled insults and barbs at each other over their respective government's behaviour on energy policy, with the uncomfortable display exciting energy experts, who measured record levels of tension. [Full Article...]

Rejoice! Alexa is now inside the newly updated Amazon for iOS app

You can download the latest version of the Amazon app for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch on the App Store . You can then ask the assistant nearly anything you'd normally ask Alexa via an Amazon Echo device, including asking her to make purchases for you, look up facts, or control smart home products. [Full Article...]

Two Russian Spies Have Been Charged In The Massive Yahoo Email Hack

The indictments are part of the largest ever hacking case brought by the United States. Or officials, as it were. They were said to have targeted Yahoo accounts of cybersecurity, military and diplomatic personnel as well as employees of financial services and other businesses. [Full Article...]

Senate sends transgender bathroom bill to House

Senate sends transgender bathroom bill to House Paul Bettencourt, a Houston Republican who sponsored the legislation. "They really are taking input". In 2010, the Dallas Voice said House Speaker Joe Straus "may be the LGBT community's best friend in the Texas Legislature" and now he has got the chance to prove it. [Full Article...]

The greatest comeback ever - made possible by a blatant dive

The greatest comeback ever - made possible by a blatant dive But even for a man whose life would make George Clooney green with envy, Wednesday night at the Camp Nou was beyond the realms of reality even by the unbelievable standards of being a Barcelona footballer. After the second half revenge, Neymar took to Instagram to share the image with some changes to it. "I'm convinced we'll be close to qualifying", he said. [Full Article...]

Nougat for Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge is here

A recent report on SAMMOBILE tells us that the Galaxy S6 Edge Nougat update has started to roll out in the United Kingdom via Vodafone. The situation has been worse in Canada as none of the carriers supported the latest version of Android in both the devices, but all that is set to change. [Full Article...]


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