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Airbag Recall Widens to 34 Million Cars as Takata Admits Defects [VIDEO]

20/05/2015
Airbag Recall Widens to 34 Million Cars as Takata Admits Defects [VIDEO]

A recall of air bags made by Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corp. now has the dubious distinction of being the largest in U.S. history. The number of vehicles in the U.S. being recalled because of the defective air bags is doubling to 34 million, safety regulators said Tuesday.
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Los Angeles lawmakers vote to raise minimum wage to $15 [VIDEO]

20/05/2015
Los Angeles lawmakers vote to raise minimum wage to 15

The Los Angeles City Council tentatively agreed Tuesday to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, joining a trend sweeping cities across the country as elected leaders seek to address stagnating pay for workers on the lowest rungs of the socio-economic ladder.
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Watch The GOOGLE I/O Live Event on LNC May 28, Starting at 9AM PDT

19/05/2015
Watch the GOOGLE IO LIVESTREAM Event May 28 9AM PDT

Google I/O 2015 brings together developers for an immersive, two-day experience focused on exploring the next generation of Google technology, mobile and beyond. Join us online here for the LIVESTREAM on May 28th 2015, 9 am Pacific Time, 12 PM Eastern. JOIN THE LIVESTREAM CLICK HERE. Google is the leader of the pack, with...
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Google to Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars on Public Roads [VIDEO]

15/05/2015
Google to Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars on Public Roads [VIDEO]

Google’s prototype self-driving car pods will take to public roads for the first time around its headquarters in Mountain View, California this summer. The pods, which resemble a Smart Car crossed with a Nissan Micra, will be fitted with a removable steering wheel, brake and accelerator pedals, and will require a human “safety driver”...
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Verizon Will Buy AOL for $4.4B [VIDEO]

12/05/2015
Verizon Will Buy AOL for $4.4B [VIDEO]

Verizon announced that it will purchase AOL, which owns The Huffington Post, in a $4.4 billion deal aimed at improving ads and Web video content. The move is believed to be linked to Verizon’s goal to expand into the online video arena, where AOL’s existing technologies could give it an advantage. The company’s video...
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[VIDEO] Obama Attacks Elizabeth Warren on the TPP

10/05/2015
Obama vs Warren on the TPP

In a interview with Yahoo news, President Obama went after Elizabeth Warren, who is against the Presidents’ trade initiative the Trans Pacific Partnership, or the “TPP” as it’s know. “The truth of the matter is that Elizabeth is, you know, a politician like everybody else,” he said. “And you know, she’s got a voice...
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Shoulder Injury Has Manny Pacquiao Facing a $5 Million Lawsuit

06/05/2015
Manny Pacquiao Pacman facing 5 million dollar lawsuit due to shoulder injury

Manny Pacquiao is facing a law suit after news broke that he was suffering from a shoulder injury before he the fight with Floyd Mayweather on Saturday. “PacMan”, 36, is being investigated by officials in Nevada, for a reported rotator cuff tear. Pacquiao filled out a form that included a question about his health,...
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Tesla Solar Battery to Power Homes, Businesses [VIDEO]

01/05/2015
Tesla Solar Battery to Power Homes, Businesses [VIDEO]

Tesla on Thursday introduced Tesla Energy, a suite of batteries that can power homes, businesses, and public utlities. The system consists of the Powerwall, a rechargeable lithium-ion battery system designed to store solar power and enable homes to go completely off the power grid, as well as the Powerback, which is directed toward business...
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Put Your Money to Work

24/04/2015
Money

If you are lucky enough to have any savings stashed at the moment, you’ll know that with the low interest rates around, your hard-earned cash isn’t really going to bring you back a decent return sitting in a savings account. So, how do you put that money to work, so that it can generate...
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Google Unveils New ‘Fi’ Wireless Service For Nexus 6 [VIDEO]

22/04/2015
Google Unveils New ‘Fi’ Wireless Service For Nexus 6 [VIDEO]

Google announced today that it’s getting into the business of selling consumer wireless service. The new service is called “Fi.” The prices are attractive. In general, users will pay $20 per month for the service, plus $10 for every gigabyte of data they use. The new service will be available in most U.S. cities,...
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Search for Loch Ness Monster on Google Street View [VIDEO]

21/04/2015
Search for Loch Ness Monster on Google Street View [VIDEO]

Google wants you to search the legendary creature, affectionately known as “Nessie” on Google Street View. Eighty-one years after the “Surgeon’s Photograph”—which claimed to show the monster peeking out from the misty waters of the lake—Google is bringing 360-degree Street View imagery of Loch Ness to the masses. “Sail across the freshwater lake and...
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Google Algorithm Backing Mobile Sites [VIDEO]

21/04/2015
Google Algorithm Backing Mobile Sites

Sites whose mobile versions are not up to par will tumble in Google rankings, the search engine giant announced, as it activates an overhaul to its ranking algorithm that takes into account mobile adaptabilities. Sites will also be punished for hard-to-read links and annoying horizontal scrolling. Yet despite these changes, a Google spokeswoman reassured...
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Amazon Gets Commercial Drone Approval [VIDEO]

10/04/2015
Amazon Gets Commercial Drone Approval [VIDEO]

The FAA announced Thursday that Amazon received one of 30 exemptions granted to fly drones for potential deliveries. The federal government has prohibited commercial drone use until the FAA develops regulation. Amazon is now one of 128 companies permitted to use drones for uses such as conducting aerial surveys or movie production. The company...
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McDonald’s to raise hourly pay for US employees [VIDEO]

02/04/2015
McDonald’s to raise hourly pay for US employees

McDonald’s will pay at least $1 per hour more than the local minimum wage for U.S. employees and will add benefits like paid vacation starting July 1. However, the move doesn’t apply to employees of franchisees.
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Jeb Bush Flip Flops on Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

01/04/2015
Jeb Bush Flip Flops on His Praise of Indiana Law

The New York Times is reporting this evening that Presidential hopeful and the brother of the worst President ever has had a change of heart regarding Governor Pense and his anti-gay, discriminatory law that has been under fire from many big businesses from Walmart to Apple. Jeb Bush in a closed-door Silicon Valley fund-raiser,...
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Kraft & Heinz Merge to Form Worlds 5th Largest Food Company

25/03/2015
heinz and kraft merger

A major deal to be felt around the world, H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods Group will merge into a single food behemoth forming the world’s fifth largest food and drink company, bent on cutting costs, growing internationally and evolving into a more consumer-focused company. News of recently-planned Kraft Heinz Co. propelled Kraft shares nearly...
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John Oliver on Starbucks Misguided ‘Race Together’ Campaign

23/03/2015
“Dumb Starbucks” Is the Most Aptly Named Coffee Shop Ever

John Oliver make a mockery of the ill conceived Starbucks coffee attempt to get their baristas to start a conversation about race with their customers. Just give me my mokachino and STFU!
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FCC OK’s Amazon Drone Test [VIDEO]

20/03/2015
FCC OK’s Amazon drone test

Amazon has moved a step closer to its goal of one day delivering packages by drone. The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an “experimental airworthiness certificate” to Amazon, allowing the company to test its unmanned aircraft.
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Ben & Jerry’s New Tesla Now Selling Directly in New Jersey

19/03/2015
BennJerrys Give Free Ice Cream And Combat Climate Change From Tesla Car

Ben & Jerry’s Save Our Swirled tour combating climate change kicks off next month, but something is different. There’s no ice-cream truck but instead, ice cream will be scooped out of the back of a modified Tesla Model S. The tour starts April 1 in San Diego, and ends in Miami on October 31....
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6 Million Boxes of Kraft Dinner Mac & Cheese Recalled

18/03/2015
Kraft Dinner Macaroni and cheese

Kraft dinner is delicious but it’s bad for you, now it just got potentially deadly! Kraft Foods is recalling 242,000 cases of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese because some of the boxes may contain metal, the company said. More than 6.5 million boxes were packed in the recalled cases. In a recall notice, Kraft said...
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Colorado Pot Tax Brings $2.3M to Schools

12/03/2015
Colorado Pot Tax Brings $2.3M to Schools

Colorado marijuana sales reached an all-time high in January, bringing with it excise taxes totaling a whopping $2.35 million designated for public schools. Recreational marijuana sales jumped to around $36.4 million, up from $14.69 million a year ago, according to data from the Colorado Department of Revenue. “This is really what we expected and...
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The First Google Store Opens in London – Get Googly in the U.K.

11/03/2015
The First Google Store Opens in London

On Wednesday Google opened its first branded store. The London flapship features an interactive Google Earth surround screen installation and an interactive doodle wall. The Google shop is a store within a store, housed inside a Currys PC World, an electronics retailer. It will sell Android devices, Chromebook laptops and Chromecast. It will also...
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Watch the Apple Event Today – Start The Clock! The Apple Watch is Here [VIDEO]

09/03/2015
apple watch event march 9 2015

The watch will be previewed Monday at a press event in San Francisco, starting at 1 p.m. ET. Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to lead the presentation, as he usually does, followed by other Apple execs, and developers who will present apps they’ve created for the watch. Apple will be live streaming the...
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THANKS OBAMA! Big February Jobs Report: Unemployment drops to 5.5% [VIDEO]

06/03/2015
February jobs reportUnemployment drops to 5.5 [VIDEO]

The U.S. economy added 295,000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate fell from 5.7 percent to 5.5 percent, extending the winter’s mounting labor market gains. The February jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics exceeded investors’ expectations, which were generally for 230,000 new jobs created. Unemployment drops to 5.5%. Here's the...
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U.S. Putting Microchips In Credit Cards [VIDEO]

04/03/2015
U.S. Putting Microchips In Credit Cards [VIDEO]

U.S. credit card companies have set an October deadline for a switch to chip-enabled cards. Such cards come with embedded computer chips that make them far more difficult to clone, according to banks and card makers. However, counterfeit cards account for only about 37 percent of credit card fraud, and the new technology is...
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FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules to “Protect the Open Internet.”

26/02/2015
Internet Net Nutrality FCC Rules

The FCC, approved the policy known as “net neutrality” in a 3-2 vote on Thursday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the policy will ensure “that no one whether government or corporate should control free open access to the Internet.” The new policy would replace a prior version adopted in 2010, but that was put...
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Apple Announces ‘Spring Forward’ Media Event March 9th – Watch Live Online

26/02/2015
apple event march 9th 2015 live stream

Apple announced a media event on March 9th at the Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts in San Francisco. This event will likely be to go over the final features, pricing, and other details on the Apple Watch, which will launch in April. “Spring Forward” is in the headline, so it’s not a stretch...
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Jamaica Decriminalizes Marijuana

25/02/2015
weed rasta in jamaica legal weed descriminalised

What, smoking weed was illegal in Jamaica, a place thats’ culture is based partially around the herb and the mega-star legend Bob Marley, who smoked and now has Weed products currently being marketed in the USA. We have come along way finally, took time, but the US drug war on weed has failed, and...
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Apple to bring more diversity to emoji in latest Betas [VIDEO]

24/02/2015
emojo crying laughing

Apple is adding more diverse emojis to its operating systems, a new developer preview reveals. The new emojis include various skill color options, as well as a wider variety of country flags. Great job Apple, you should have more emojis that represent paying a 2% tax rate. 😛
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Google, Mattel partner on new View-Master with VR technology [VIDEO]

14/02/2015
Google, Mattel partner on new View-Master with VR technology [VIDEO]

Mattel announced it is teaming up with Google to create a virtual reality-based View-Master. The device won’t start selling until the fall and will work with Android smartphones. Check out this gadget for what you can get right now The PrioVR.
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