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Woman threatened after cops called on black girl selling water

Woman threatened after cops called on black girl selling water That's when Ettel stands up to face the camera and accuses the child of "illegally selling water without a permit". A video of the incident was recorded by Jordan's mother Erin Austin . 'That woman thought that she could use her white priviledge and it didn't work, ' Austin said. Twitter users bombarded Ettel's business, and memes mocking her have been popping up like weeds - but not li... [Full Article...]

Apple and Samsung end 7 year long patent battle

Apple and Samsung end 7 year long patent battle Apple senior vice president of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose, California, US, June 4, 2018. In 2012, a U.S. jury awarded California-based Apple $1.05bn in damages for the copied features, which included design elements like the screen that displays icons in a grid. [Full Article...]

Bentley Bentayga breaks SUV record at Pikes Peak

Bentley Bentayga breaks SUV record at Pikes Peak The previous record holder, a Range Rover Sport driven by Paul Dallenbach, managed to set a time of 12:35.6 back in 2014. "I'm delighted to take the SUV record for Bentley and for everyone that's been involved in this project". Pirelli tires and a production-specification Akrapovic sports exhaust were also added. A Pikes Peak logo has been added to the carbon fiber fascias and numbered Pikes... [Full Article...]

Apple to unveil high-end AirPods

Apple to unveil high-end AirPods There are lots more details about Apple's audio strategy in Bloomberg . Bloomberg's report offers up nearly no information, saying only that a refresh is in the works and that Apple may move away from Inventec for production. Apple is also working on a wireless charging case for the AirPods that would be compatible with its yet-to-be-released AirPower charging mat . The music-focused device... [Full Article...]

SCOTUS Decision Signals Death of Sales Tax-Free Internet Purchases

SCOTUS Decision Signals Death of Sales Tax-Free Internet Purchases The court's nine justices split five to four in overturning a prior Supreme Court decision that had held that a state can only tax sales by businesses that are physically present in that state. "We're reviewing the decision", was all agency rep James Gazzale said in an emailed statement . "This ruling clears the way for a fair and level playing field where all retailers compete under the sa... [Full Article...]

Google launches a new podcast app for Android devices

Google launches a new podcast app for Android devices The service has been launched by Google in order to compete with the iMessage service offered by rival Apple . Messages , Google's more recent focus for its scattered messaging efforts following its decision to "pause" work on Allo , is now available for web users. [Full Article...]

Internet sales tax ruling a win for brick-and-mortar retailers

Internet sales tax ruling a win for brick-and-mortar retailers The case, which we first told you about in April , was over a South Dakota law which requires retailers, regardless of where they are, to collect and pay sales tax. The Trump administration backed South Dakota in the case, arguing that no one could have foreseen how rapidly e-commerce would expand. States like South Dakota that depend heavily on sales taxes for their revenue are likely to benef... [Full Article...]

Nintendo Direct E3 2018: Fortnite

Nintendo Direct E3 2018: Fortnite Epic didn't provide any information regarding what gaming platforms the World Cup would be played on or any of the rules for the event. However, not much information has been made public by the developer in regards to esports competition, including events, private match capability, and more. [Full Article...]

Monday marks ends of net neutrality rules

Monday marks ends of net neutrality rules This isn't something that ISPs did before net neutrality rules took effect, and proponents of the repeal argue that the open market will work itself without the rules in place. For now, at least, net neutrality is safe. just as long as you stay in Washington . "Their wisest course of action will be to eliminate net neutrality like a slow drip over time in the hope that consumers won't notice an... [Full Article...]

Cyberpunk 2077 is a First-Person RPG, Become 'Urban Legend', V

Cyberpunk 2077 is a First-Person RPG, Become 'Urban Legend', V That is not the case, it seems. "Third-person works well in games like The Witcher when you have a lot of motion and movement around you". However, you will see your personalized protagonist during cut-scenes and conversations. There will be an vast number of ways to build V as well, with various abilities, augmentations, and stats to choose from, each affecting the style of combat and even di... [Full Article...]

Apple: Don't Mine Cryptocurrencies on an iPhone

Apple: Don't Mine Cryptocurrencies on an iPhone Another section of Apple's App Store review guidelines allows apps to mine for cryptocurrencies only if the process is performed off the device. Apple's recently updated developer guidelines include a message meant to ward off would-be cryptocurrency miners. [Full Article...]

Ubisoft shows off Assassin's Creed Odyssey & The Division 2

Ubisoft shows off Assassin's Creed Odyssey & The Division 2 After the classic Just Dance choreography to hype up the upcoming title of the franchise the stage goes to a company favorite: Beyond Good and Evil 2 . Ubisoft will show off Assassin's Creed: Odyssey on Monday, June 11 at 4PM EST. Release is still quite a long way away, scheduled for March 2019 on PC, Xbox One and PS4. [Full Article...]

E3 Trailer: ‘Super Mario Party’ Coming to Nintendo Switch

E3 Trailer: ‘Super Mario Party’ Coming to Nintendo Switch Support for current Switch titles We know Splatoon is getting a single-player-focused DLC pack, and Nintendo hasn't said conclusively that Mario Odyssey won't get any more content this year. So far, looking at all the videos released, Super Smash Bros . One of the games shown off Super Mario Party . Finally, Nintendo gave a brief reminder that new Pokemon games are on their way to ... [Full Article...]

The Internet Reacts To Bethesda's E3 Conference

The Internet Reacts To Bethesda's E3 Conference RECLAMATION DAY. Are you ready to take back America? More information will be revealed at QuakeCon in August. "Set in the hills of West Virginia, you are one of the first to emerge into an untamed and very different wasteland", Howard said on stage. [Full Article...]

Bonjour, Alexa: Amazon digital assistant heads to France

Bonjour, Alexa: Amazon digital assistant heads to France For convenience, Amazon will bundle the Fire TV Cube with an IR signal extender in case you have a peripheral inside a cabinet. It costs $119.99 with given pre-orders that are starting from today, but Prime members can pre-order it for a discounted price of $89.99 until tomorrow. [Full Article...]

The 6 Biggest New iPhone Features Apple Just Announced

The 6 Biggest New iPhone Features Apple Just Announced Apple has announced new digital wellness features to help combat technology addiction at their Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC ) in San Jose on June 4. After debuting with the iPhone X past year, Apple is updating Animoji in a big way with iOS 12 . Video of users who are now talking will be displayed most prominently on screen, this changes dynamically as other people carry the conve... [Full Article...]

Did Mark Zuckerberg Lie to Congress About Facebook's User Privacy?

Did Mark Zuckerberg Lie to Congress About Facebook's User Privacy? The New York Times reported the social media giant had data sharing partnerships with at least 60 device makers, including Apple , Amazon , Blackberry and Samsung , with many of these agreements still continuing. The data sharing was reportedly an issue as early as 2012. The senators also want Zuckerberg to answer how Facebook verifies that its data partners aren't abusing that informa... [Full Article...]

Facebook sinking fast among United States teens

Facebook sinking fast among United States teens Teenagers have abandoned Facebook in favour of other social media platforms such as Snapchat and Instagram , according to a study from the Pew Research Center. Around 70 percent of teens from those households use Facebook . That rise in the "almost constantly" category is likely linked to "a pretty big jump" in teens who have access to smartphones, Anderson said. [Full Article...]

Facebook is finally shuttering its Trending topics section

The feature accounted for an average of less than 1.5% of clicks to news publishers from. Facebook drew fire after actors linked to Russian Federation ran thousands of ads on the platform in an effort to meddle in the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Ubisoft confirms Assassin’s Creed Odyssey after leak

Ubisoft confirms Assassin’s Creed Odyssey after leak And of course, the title Odyssey infers some connection to Ancient Greece, specifically the Trojan War - which took place in the 12th century BCE. The clip shows what seems to be a Spartan-looking character kicking another solider off a cliff; an homage to Frank Miller's 300. [Full Article...]


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