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Sears to sell its Kenmore appliance line on Amazon

Sears to sell its Kenmore appliance line on Amazon

Sears CEO Eddie Lampert was equally hopeful about the move, stating that it would "will significantly expand the distribution and availability of the Kenmore brand in the U.S." in a statement this morning. But some seemed unconvinced that the deal could do much to reverse Sears' misfortunes. Sears is calling on Alexa to help it sell more Kenmore appliances. Read More

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Riots In Jerusalem Over Security Checks Prompted By Terrorist Attack

Riots In Jerusalem Over Security Checks Prompted By Terrorist Attack

Since then, Arab residents in Jerusalem , Al Quds for Muslims, meet to pray at one of the doors of the mosque as a protest to the increase restrictive measures of the occupation authorities. The United States "is very concerned about tensions surrounding the Temple Mount/Haram Al-Sharif, a site holy to Jews, Muslims, and Christians", the White House said in a statement late Wednesday. Read More

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White House Pressures Congress to Soften Russia Sanctions Bill

White House Pressures Congress to Soften Russia Sanctions Bill

Democrats say they're concerned the stalling tactics could allow the Trump administration to return two Russian compounds in NY and Maryland that the Obama administration seized in December. Corker said he thought there should be more congressional review of foreign policy. Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said in a statement that he's open to the House adding North Korea sanctions. Read More

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Robotic landers could start mining the moon as early as 2020

Robotic landers could start mining the moon as early as 2020

Richards presented the spacecraft design in Washington on Wednesday. All three missions will be managed from Kennedy Space Center Launch Complexes 17 and 18, now leased by Moon Express. The Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship (SPACE) Act of 2015 encourages commercial exploitation of resources in space, as long as they're not alive. Read More

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Pistons trade Marcus Morris to Celtics for Avery Bradley

Pistons trade Marcus Morris to Celtics for Avery Bradley

The signing raised eyebrows: How would the Pistons ever reopen the payroll enough to retain restricted free agent Kentavious Caldwell-Pope? The Celtics also will send a 2019 second-round pick to the Pistons. With Bradley, the Pistons get a better defensive leader and a touch better on offense. On the court with Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson, Morris's production was hampered. Read More

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Destiny 2 console open beta announced

Destiny 2 console open beta announced

In the story of Destiny 2 , the last safe city on Earth has fallen and lay in ruins, occupied by a powerful new enemy Dominus Ghaul and his elite army, the Red Legion. Destiny 2 Beta is about to drop and masses of fans are just waiting to try it out. Progress can not be carried over the full game, but all those accessing the beta will still get something for their efforts, an exlusive emblem. Read More

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Red goes from high-end videocams to a holographic smartphone

Red goes from high-end videocams to a holographic smartphone

The HYDROGEN will use a proprietary bus system - whether through the USB-C port on this device or another undisclosed one, we don't know - for modular components to help it produce video and stills in custom.h4v holography files. " Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 " for example was shot with the RED Weapon 8K digital cinema camera . The phone will ship in the first quarter of 2018, if nothing else changes. Read More

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Samsung's Bixby-powered speaker is real, report claims

Samsung's Bixby-powered speaker is real, report claims

Now, a new report lends weight to rumors that Bixby is getting a smart speaker to live inside. It means that the company shall be taking enough time before coming up with the Bixby speaker. The Siri rival was announced in the month of March, much ahead of the debut of Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, however, due to the hindrance caused by the English version in Bixby, Samsung has to yet prove its mark. Read More

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First Image of Moto X4 Leaks on The 4th of July

First Image of Moto X4 Leaks on The 4th of July

Well, it's much of a delight now, as the company is now preparing to launch one. According to Mahesh Telecom, Moto E4 comes with price tag of Rs. There will also be a fingerprint sensor on the front which will also support gestures. As far as cameras are concerned, a 16-megapixel shooter should take decent selfies, while the 8-megapixel and 12-megapixel rear cameras should give your pictures a bit more oomph. Read More

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Microsoft's Windows App Studio to bite the dust

Microsoft's Windows App Studio to bite the dust

The new process will mimic the way Microsoft staggers its Windows updates to consumers to better address bugs afflicting specific devices and systems configurations. Part of the problem here is that, even though Windows 10 was supposed to make updates automatic, there are still a lot of people stuck on the original version of Windows 10, which is now at its " end of service ". Read More

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AAA: Average gas prices down 6 cents across MI

AAA: Average gas prices down 6 cents across MI

Locally, AAA Michigan says the price in the Benton Harbor-St. Nationwide, 37.5 million Americans were expected to drive to their July 4 destinations over the long holiday period which began on Friday. AAA reports the 2017 Independence Day holiday travel period, from June 30 to July 4, will be the most traveled in the US during that period that has ever been recorded. Read More

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JJ Redick leaves Clippers for $23 million deal in Philadelphia

JJ Redick leaves Clippers for $23 million deal in Philadelphia

Prior to signing J.J. Redick to a one-year deal worth $23 million on Saturday, the Sixers had approximately $46.5 million in cap space as National Basketball Association free agency began, according to RealGM. Redick also took to Twitter to indicate he's heading to Philly. Perhaps the biggest sign that the 76ers' tank is over is that a reputable free agent wants in. Read More

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Republicans Want Health Care Deal By End Of Week, Vote After Recess

Republicans Want Health Care Deal By End Of Week, Vote After Recess

A small group of disabled rights activists is in its second day of a sit-in inside Sen. Advocates are planning another rally at the Capitol on Thursday night to protest the Senate bill. But does the Senate Republican health care bill actually cut Medicaid funding and coverage? AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says the labor organization is running ad and social media campaigns in five key states kill the stalled Senate health care bill outright. Read More

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Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program

Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program

The companies didn't disclose financial terms of the deal or specify its length. It's the first such deal in a field that's still fledgling but exploding with partnerships. "Partnerships can come together very, very quickly when both parties have something to gain", Krafcik said. Shares in traditional rental auto companies such as Avis and Hertz Global Holdings Inc have taken a beating as more travelers use ride services such as Lyft and Uber Technologies Inc The Waymo-Avis deal points to ... Read More

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Google Uses Artificial Intelligence To Search Job Listings

Google Uses Artificial Intelligence To Search Job Listings

A job search site that has just rolled out in the United States could change the way online job seekers work. This search will also include job listings posted on the websites of individual companies. The AI filters out all duplicate listings posted on various job sites. While we can hope for the aforementioned shortfalls to soon be eliminated, one thing is for sure that with this new detailed job hunting information platform users will become even more dependent on Google than they ... Read More

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Uber tries to clean up act as CEO is pushed out

That referred to efforts by the board and investors to oust him despite his outsized ownership stake. To help Uber grow fast, Kalanick seemed to pick fights just about everywhere. Most of the scandal, dysfunction and legal trouble Uber and CEO Travis Kalanick have been able to roll off for the past seven years came to a head recently. Read More

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Twitter unveils new look, which users quickly mock

Twitter unveils new look, which users quickly mock

Kim said that Twitter "listened closely" to user requests when putting together these changes. The profile tab has been removed from the bottom of the app to a pull out tray on the left side, similar to Twitter's Android app. The links to articles within the Twitter app will no longer open via the in-app browser and will instead switch to Safari's viewer. The company has outlined the key changes, which will change the look and feel of the service on every platform. Read More

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New Metroid, Fire Emblem Amiibo Unveiled at Treehouse Live

Past year saw the release of Metroid Prime: Federation Force on 3DS, which was a spin-off that was met with big backlash from fans as soon as it was announced due to it not being a main release. No trailer nor gameplay footage was offered, with Nintendo only revealing the upcoming game's logo. Fans have been clamouring for a proper Metroid Prime sequel for ages, and Nintendo have finally listened. Read More

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Teardown reveals Apple's new 21.5-inch iMac is surprisingly upgradable

The 21.5-inch iMac from 2013 was the last model to sport expandable memory, while the last one with a modular CPU was in 2012. The new iMacs look the same on the outside, but they received some more powerful parts on the inside. Compared to the previous generation, the iFixit team notes that internally, the logic board has expanded, a heat sink mounting plate has been added and the right speaker is now tucked away behind the logic board, making it initially inaccessible. Read More

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Apple takes on Alexa and Google with HomePod

Apple takes on Alexa and Google with HomePod

Amazon Prime Video is coming to the TV App and all Apple TVs this year". "As the iPhone reaches a point of near saturation in mature markets and replacement rates continue to slow, Apple must find new ways to lock in users". This was not a particular focus of either the existing Google or Amazon systems, and Apple clearly feels it can make it a unique proposition with this emphasis. Read More

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OnePlus 5 To Come With a High Price Tag?

OnePlus 5 To Come With a High Price Tag?

But the bigger update comes in the fact that along with the SoC upgrade, OnePlus 5 will also have an upgrade in terms of primary memory. The 5.5-inch OnePlus 3 was launched past year at $399. However, we still have no further information as to the dual rear camera setup. As the launch date approaches, OnePlus has made a decision to reveal and confirm yet another feature of its upcoming flagship. Read More

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Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals

Blau suspected Apple only gave a glimpse at its vision for HomePod , noting its potential to be a command center for smart houses and to mesh with iPhones, iPads, online services and more. Perhaps the most prominent of those updates is iOS 11 , which will arrive on iPhone and iPad devices later this year , bringing with it some major design overhauls and new functionality for users of Apple's mobile devices. Read More

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