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Trump Slams Amazon For Putting Retailers Out Of Business

Trump Slams Amazon For Putting Retailers Out Of Business Lucrative online retail delivery for Amazon and other online retailers is the fastest-growing part of the USPS business, helping offset a sharp decline in regular first-class mail. The issue with Amazon , which had sales of $178 billion a year ago, mainly is over the sales tax that a consumer might or might not pay when making a purchase on Amazon's website. [Full Article...]

This is the start of the US-China trade war

This is the start of the US-China trade war China's proposed tariff hikes in response to the steel and aluminum duties appeared to be aimed at increasing domestic USA pressure on Trump by making clear which exporters, including farm areas that voted for the president in 2016, might be hurt. [Full Article...]

If You're Using a Third Party Dock- STOP : NintendoSwitch

Sean's incident is not isolated nor does it seem to be happening only with the Nyko kits. Switch owners have reported that third-party docks from Nyko are actually bricking their systems . Whether this was an attempt to correct the problem remains to be seen. In a statement provided to Kotaku via e-mail, a Nyko representative stated that the company is still looking for the exact cause of c... [Full Article...]

American astronauts begin spacewalk to perform repairs

American astronauts begin spacewalk to perform repairs Astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold ventured outside of the International Space Station for their first spacewalk since their arrival on March 23 aboard the Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft with Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev. The ECOSTRESS is not yet on the station; it's set to launch on a future SpaceX supply mission to the station later this year, a NASA spokesperson told Newsweek . [Full Article...]

It's MLB Opening Day!

It's MLB Opening Day! The loser of the AL East will likely be the first of two wild-card teams, with the other entering a five-team battle between the Toronto Blue Jays (86 projected wins in 2018), Los Angeles Angels (84), Minnesota Twins (82), Seattle Mariners (80) and Oakland Athletics (80). [Full Article...]

Second Blue Moon of 2018 Will Happen Ahead of Easter

Second Blue Moon of 2018 Will Happen Ahead of Easter Has the moon ever actually taken on a blue color? And don't let the name throw you for a loop: this moon does not appear blue. It seems that blue moons, at least this year, are fairly common. The next time is in 2048 while the previous time was in 1934. Would it be too obvious to make a pun or reference about a rare occurrence that only happens once in a blue moon as a way to transition into t... [Full Article...]

Apple takes on Google with school-friendly iPad

Apple takes on Google with school-friendly iPad It will work with the new iPad model, and is colorful, meant to appeal to younger students . The Crayon doesn't come with pressure sensitivity, which makes sense because it isn't for artists, but does angle-sensing and palm-rejection rather well. [Full Article...]

Hyundai Tucson gets a facelift and new cabin

Hyundai Tucson gets a facelift and new cabin The makeover for the Tucson follows the familiar facelift theme, which means new lights at the front - they're LED headlights now - and Hyundai's cascading grille, a titivated front bumper, new skid plate, new tail lights, new exhaust tip, new rear bumper and new alloys. [Full Article...]

Google Street View proposal rejected by Indian government

Google had launched Street View on an experimental basis , to target tourists travelling to popular sites like the Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Varanasi, Nalanda University, Mysore Palace, Thanjavur temple and others, in collaboration with the Archaeological Society of India. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma A Possible Landing Spot For Falling Chinese Space Station

The programme for a space station kicked off in earnest with the 2011 launch of Tiangong-1, or "Heavenly Palace". It weighs about 19,000 pounds (9.5 tons) and consists of a service module and an orbital module, the latter of which was created to hold astronauts and lab equipment. [Full Article...]

Trump administration eyes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods

Trump administration eyes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods But the announcement itself, replete with customary photo-opportunity signing of the memorandum of understanding putting in place the intellectual property tariffs , was a bit skimpy on detail for a declaration of war. Once again, there is no timeframe on when any of this will be implemented. "We are interested in creating some motivation for China to actually take concrete actions to further... [Full Article...]

Toyota & Suzuki to share Baleno, Vitara Brezza and Corolla in India

Toyota & Suzuki to share Baleno, Vitara Brezza and Corolla in India As part of the agreement, Suzuki will supply its popular vehicles like the Baleno (a premium hatchback) and Vitara Brezza (compact SUV) to Toyota, while the world's second largest auto maker will supply the Corolla Altis (a sedan) to Suzuki in the domestic market. [Full Article...]

'We've created a monster,' says professor about Facebook's data collection

'We've created a monster,' says professor about Facebook's data collection So, how can people stop that from happening to them on Facebook? Facebook has been under fire since last week when it was revealed that data used by Cambridge Analytica, an analytics firm, had been accessed without consent. Garlin Gilchrist, from the University of MI, said that Facebook and the social media platforms that dominate the attention economy are now being called to understand ... [Full Article...]

After Cambridge Analytica, some targeted ads on Facebook will become less targeted

After Cambridge Analytica, some targeted ads on Facebook will become less targeted In the wake of the scandal Facebook has pledged to create a tool that allows users greater control over what data is shared with third-party apps and services. Facebook has also clarified that it will notify all of its users about a simpler version of their terms of service . Dylan Gilbert of the consumer group Public Knowledge said Facebook's moves "are welcome steps forward" but "do little ... [Full Article...]

Fair Housing Groups Sue Facebook for Allowing Discrimination in Housing Ads

Fair Housing Groups Sue Facebook for Allowing Discrimination in Housing Ads The US Federal Trade commission (FTC) has already confirmed that it was investigating Facebook after the leak of personal and other data. But a new lawsuit , filed Tuesday by the National Fair Housing Alliance in U.S. The plaintiffs said they created a fake realty firm, prepared dozens of ads for review and were provided with specific lists of groups they could exclude from receiving them, in... [Full Article...]

Facebook Makes It Easier To Access Privacy Settings: How This Affects You

Facebook Makes It Easier To Access Privacy Settings: How This Affects You The revelation sparked new concern about the amount of information that the company had collected from its users and with whom it was shared. Users would be able to download the data shared with Facebook , including uploaded photos, contacts added to their account, and posts on timelines. [Full Article...]

Researchers Study The Oldest Human Footprints In America

Researchers Study The Oldest Human Footprints In America The finding , which was published Wednesday in the journal PLOS One , adds support to the idea that some ancient humans from Asia ventured into North America by hugging the Pacific coastline, rather than by travelling through the interior. [Full Article...]

Swiveling Stock: Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR)

Swiveling Stock: Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) ROI is 4.60%. A positive result means that returns exceed costs. As for a performance, the company's showed return of 18.49% since start of the year. When the price rises above the moving average, it indicates that investors are becoming bullish on the commodity. USA stocks suffered their worst declines of the year last week after President Donald Trump moved to impose tariffs on Chinese impo... [Full Article...]

How does Google search actually work?

How does Google search actually work? As per a report by TechCrunch , mobile-friendliness of pages has been one of the many factors in determining how a site is ranked on Google, but it is not the only factor. There are now more searches being done through mobile devices than desktop PCs, prompting the move to mobile first indexing . The company will select sites that follow best practices for mobile-first indexing, notifying t... [Full Article...]

Scientists Detect Massive Stellar Flare From Proxima Centauri

Unfortunately, many of these studies have emphasized the challenges that life on Proxima b would likely face, not the least of which is harmful radiation from its star. MacGregor said in a statement that, "Over the billions of years since Proxima b formed". This puts a damper on the notion that the red dwarf is being orbited by a plethora of planets , as was determined by a team of researchers ... [Full Article...]


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