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Automattic's bargain-bin Tumblr deal plugs right into the WordPress business model
Tumblr has been an millstone around the neck of its owners, first Yahoo and later Oath and Verizon Media, pretty much since it was acquired in 2013.
Aug 12, 2019 23:56 UTC Business Read More

Rebel Galaxy Outlaw Review
Double Damage does a great job of modernizing the spacefighter gameplay of classics like Wing Commander: Privateer and Freelancer.
Aug 12, 2019 23:53 UTC Technology Read More

Madden 20 Achieved A Sales Milestone No Madden Before It Has
Madden NFL 20 launched earlier this month, and now published Electronic Arts has revealed some statistics that speak to how people are playing the game and…
Aug 12, 2019 23:32 UTC Technology Read More

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war
We offer a look at the four bidders and what is at stake for each of them.
Aug 12, 2019 23:29 UTC Business Read More

New OnePlus 7T Pro Leak Highlights Ambitious Plans
A flurry of headlines earlier today suggested that OnePlus would be launching its updated handsets later this year on October 15th. Although that date has been…
Aug 12, 2019 23:24 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

CBS And Viacom Streaming Assets Offer Potent Blend Of Subscriptions And Advertising
CBS and Viacom stand to become a bulked-up media player with arguably the industry's most diversified streaming portfolio.
Aug 12, 2019 23:21 UTC Business Read More

Saudis Consider All Options Amid Oil Price Slide
All it took this week was a simple rumor new OPEC action to halt the oil price slide, but OPEC's leader, Saudi Arabia may not be able to count of support from…
Aug 12, 2019 22:59 UTC Business Read More

Galaxy Note 10+ 5G camera is the new leader in DxOMark rankings
Whenever Samsung rolls out new models of its flagship handsets, you can be forgiven for feeling like the company is positioning them as top-notch cameras that…
Aug 12, 2019 22:34 UTC Technology Read More

Investors are rushing into bonds, like they're the new 'Beyond Meat'
Investors are jumping into bonds like they're a hot new commodity or even stock, but strategists warn the prices are getting rich as the yields shrink in the…
Aug 12, 2019 22:30 UTC Business Read More

Learn Electronics Development With These Ingenious DIY Kits
Electronics development, at one time, was a skill reserved only for those who had earned a degree from the likes of MIT. Today, virtually anyone can build their…
Aug 12, 2019 22:30 UTC Gadgets Read More

Surgeons dislodge man's false teeth from his voicebox
A man who turned up in A&E coughing up blood and having difficulty swallowing has surprised doctors who discovered he had false teeth lodged in his larynx.
Aug 12, 2019 22:29 UTC Health Read More

See the Perseids meteor shower peak tonight (August 12)!
The Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight, August 12! The bright moon will wash out much of the show but you could still spot ten to 15 an hour depending on…
Aug 12, 2019 22:24 UTC Science Read More

Deer dies of EHD in southeast Indiana as DNR investigates potential outbreak
CLARK COUNTY, Ind. – A deer died from the epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) in southeast Indiana. The Department of Natural Resources confirmed…
Aug 12, 2019 22:13 UTC Health Read More

TME Stock Slumps More than 7% in After-Hours Trading
Shares of China's music streaming giant Tencent Music (TME) were down more than 7.0% in after-hours trading today. Tencent Music announced its…
Aug 12, 2019 22:10 UTC Markets Read More

SpaceX's Starship Prototype Could Make Its Biggest Hop Yet This Weekend
SpaceX's Starhopper will make its biggest-ever leap soon, if all goes according to plan. The private spaceflight company aims to get Starhopper, an early test…
Aug 12, 2019 22:10 UTC Science Read More

SpaceX's Starship Prototype Could Make Its Biggest Hop Yet This Weekend
SpaceX's Starhopper will make its biggest-ever leap soon, if all goes according to plan. The private spaceflight company aims to get Starhopper, an early test…
Aug 12, 2019 22:10 UTC Technology Read More

Global Computer On Module (COM) Market 2019 Kontron, Congatec, MSC Technologies (Avnet), Advantech, ADLink, Portwell
The report on the Global Computer On Module (COM) Market offers complete data on the Computer On Module (COM) market. Components, for example, main…
Aug 12, 2019 22:04 UTC Computing Read More

Here's How Bubble Tea Can Affect Your Health
A doctor and a dietitian weight in on how the current craze about bubble tea can prove to be dangerous to our health, due to its high sugar *content* .
Aug 12, 2019 22:00 UTC Nutrition Read More

Texas Crude Is Fetching Better Prices
New midstream capacity allows more Permian oil to hit the global markets, diminishing the differential between WTI and Brent crude.
Aug 12, 2019 21:59 UTC Business Read More

Alabama dad charged in school shooting incident to get mental health treatment
An Alabama man accused of shooting at another parent during morning drop-off at an elementary school will receive mental health treatment.
Aug 12, 2019 21:58 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Column: Why the short-term health plans Trump favors are cheap: They spend pennies on healthcare
President Trump and other foes of the Affordable Care Act have made the expansion of short-term health plans a centerpiece of their campaign to gut the ACA.
Aug 12, 2019 21:58 UTC Health-Care Read More

Uber plans to stop going to Ontario International Airport
Uber said it's stopping its *service* at Ontario International Airport next month because of fee increases. The airport east of Los Angeles now charges ride-hailing…
Aug 12, 2019 21:51 UTC Business Read More

Microsoft cuts Office 2019 one-time licenses through Home Use Program
Another one bites the dust. Microsoft has been shifting much of its software to a subscription model, and the latest Office 2019 news heralds another change on…
Aug 12, 2019 21:42 UTC Technology Read More

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