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Ted Cruz Endorses Donald Trump After 'Vote Your Conscience' Controversy

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick was state chairman of Cruz's presidential campaign but now has that role for Trump . "A year ago, I pledged to endorse the Republican ...


NASA's Hubble finds planet orbiting two stars

The circumbinary exoplanet is located in the system OGLE-2007-BLG-349 at a distance of roughly 8,000 light-years from Earth. Using the gravitational lensing tec...


Facebook Inflated Video Ad Viewing Stats for 2 Years

Facebook has been using a broken video metric for over two years, that overestimated the consumption of video by users. The error stemmed from how the compan...


Google Pixel: keep AWAY from water

The Pixel and Pixel XL will supposedly release on October 2, 2016. It is possible that Google will be using this event to bring out the Nexus 7. And another...


500 million Yahoo customers have data stolen

Although Reuters was not able to immediately confirm the report , Yahoo may have to force all its users to reset its passwords. This breach was original...


CDC ups Zika testing support; Florida reports more local cases

Earlier this month, a Washington University in St. Louis study suggested Zika might also be transmissible through tears or eye infections. The son had not tra...


Climate deal tops required 55 ratifications

Brazil, Mexico and Argentina are the largest emitters on the list announced late on Tuesday by the United Nations . Yet more and more Americans recognize the...


Comcast to launch mobile

He suggested that Comcast was looking at the mobile service as an add-on to customer bundles, and combining wireless service with Comcast cable or internet ...


Google Street View blurs cow's face in UK

Cambridge, Sept16 :Google Street View has proven how seriously it takes the issue of privacy by blurring the face of an English cow. Its face is only blurred a...


'Death Road' stands in way of crucial aid to Aleppo

It's the first time the United States and Russian Federation have forged an agreement that "paves the way for humanitarian aid access" and a no-military zone ...


Merkel and Hollande meet in Paris about EU's future

Germany's chancellor and France's president are meeting in Paris to coordinate strategy a day before an informal European Union summit in Slovakia. During th...


Rising Japanese politician asks Taiwanese to root for her

Renho, also a former Cabinet minister for administrative reform, beat out former Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara and lower house lawmaker Yuichiro Tamaki in the ...


Amazon Announces New 2nd Gen Echo Dot for $50

With built-in Bluetooth, the Wi-Fi-connected Echo also functions as a 360-degree wireless speaker. The Amazon Echo will also be able to control appliances lik...


Xiaomi Mi 5S news and rumors

The Xiaomi Mi 5s is supposed to be Xiaomi Mi 5's successor, and according to the leaked info, it will offer premium specs. Additional features for the Xiaomi ...


Senior official says UK exploring national internet filter

Addressing privacy concerns and citizen choice is hardwired into our programme". The Cyber Security Center's mother agency, GCHQ, declined further comment on ...


Apple says initial quantities of iPhone 7 Plus sold out

In a statement released today, Apple revealed that the entire stockpile of certain iPhone models had been bought up entirely during the pre-order period. Other ...


Cespedes, Lugo lead Mets to 10-3 win over Braves

A career.292 batter in the minor leagues, he never displayed elite power with the bat, hitting a career-high 18 home runs in 2012 across two levels. New York ...


NASA probe about to leave for asteroid Bennu and bring bits home

This rotation is slow enough for a spacecraft to reach out and suck in samples, using nitrogen gas to stir up the surface. OSIRIS-REx is ambitious due to its ...


Brees perfect litmus test for Raiders' new-look secondary

They find him in the slot sometimes. The deal also provides the Saints with almost $13 million in additional spending flexibility under the 2016 salary cap ...


Flag from iconic photo returned to 9/11 National Memorial and Museum

After that, the original flag went missing for 15 years. Through an examination by forensics materials scientist Bill Schneck at the Washington State Patrol C...


Publishers can charge for PS4 Pro upgrade patches — Sony exec

The good news is that most 4K TV's also come with HDR . Placing a big emphasis on graphical fidelity and improved visuals across the board, Cerny noted that ...


Turkey Calls EU 'Weak', Can't Unblock Stalled Entry Talks

The debit cards are part of 3 million euro aid package from the European Union to Turkey, in accordance with a deal struck in March to curb the refugee influx...


Hermine Leaves Florida with Millions of Dollars in Damages

The third system forecasters are monitoring closely is a "large area of disturbed weather " that was located about 1,000 miles east of the Lesser Antilles as o...


SpaceX accident 'most hard and complex' in its history

Elon Musk, who has been delaying the Autopilot update and had been absent from social media for the last one week, appears to have been busy with the investigat...


Sony unveils PlayStation 4 Pro

And those difference are important. The PlayStation 4 Pro will be releasing a year ahead of its main rival: Microsoft's upgraded Xbox One now known as Project...


China's Efforts Save the Giant Panda

Fu Ni the giant panda is treated to specially prepared panda treats for her birthday at the Adelaide Zoo on August 23, 2015, in Adelaide, Australia. But on Su...


Green Party's Stein mistakenly flies to Cincinnati for rally in Columbus

In an average of national polls reported by Real Clear Politics , about 3 percent of the voters support Stein. Stein offered guaranteed employment, free ...


Asteroid Bennu getting first visitor in billions of years

Its mission , planned for launch on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, aims to return a sample of the asteroid Bennu to Earth for study as well as return detailed infor...


Daimler explores to use drones in new van business model

Mercedes wants to develop automated delivery systems for its vans, including using flying drones and self-driving robots to sort and deliver packages faster, as...


Engineers give new meaning to the phrase 'cool clothes'

This radiation is trapped when we use blankets or winter clothing , but even when we're wearing our favorite tank tops or other light forms of clothing in th...


State Funeral Set For Amatrice After Quake Survivors Rebel

The bodies had been stored in Rieti and officials said it would be easier to hold a mass funeral there rather than in the devastated Amatrice, but Prime Ministe...


Missed the rare 'Ring of Fire eclipse? See its peak in Africa

He said 66.4 per cent of the sun shall be obscured in Lagos while the eclipse shall last for two hours, 38 minutes in the Southwest city. A rare and gloriou...


Facebook adds 'instant video' option to texts in Messenger

Not to be outdone by their social media platform competitor, Facebook announced today that they are bringing Instant Video to their Messenger platform for f...


Man left kids in car, gambled in Detroit casino

The 25-year-old father was being detained, the paper reports. Police say the boys - ages 5 months and 2 years old - were rescued by a casino employee who spot...


Shipbuilder threatens legal action to stop Australian reports on Scorpene leak

The committee will be headed by Deputy Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Ashok Kumar. We have asked DCNS to launch an urgent investigation. The newspaper, which ha...


Apple expected to show new iPhone at event next week

Apple is widely expected to show off two new models, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus . Besides the iPhone 7 , Apple could use the event to unveil a second-gen...


VMware unveils VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture

For the first time, VMware Cloud Foundation offers a new “as a service” option that delivers the full power of the SDDC in a hybrid cloud environment. This is...


Mancini leads Endwell, New York, to Little League title game

Maine-Endwell won the first meeting, 3-1, behind pitcher Michael Mancini, who is ready to go again Saturday. He joined the Goodlettsville Little League this y...


Apple boosts iPhone security after spyware find

One of the most significant iPhone hacks to date was outed with a simple text message. iPhone owners, you may want to update your phone immediately. When th...


Hostages say Kayla Mueller brave amid torture

The government can't definitely confirm this, however, and there are conflicting reports, some have asserted that the Islamic State group killed her, while ot...