• German automakers will pay tariff on cars built outside US
German automakers will pay tariff on cars built outside US

He added that BMW should build its new auto factory in the United States because this would be " much better " for the company. Trump has attacked several other automakers, including Ford Motor (F), General Motors (GM) and Toyota (TM), for shifting auto production to Mexico.

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  • Falcons' Ryan looking at past playoff mistakes to prepare for Seahawks
Falcons' Ryan looking at past playoff mistakes to prepare for Seahawks

He has no plans to grease game officials Saturday, or do anything differently. Ryan has had a spectacular year, finishing the regular season with 4,944 passing yards and 38 touchdowns with only seven interceptions. . "They let us play". "Since the bye week (in the middle of the season), the defense has really skyrocketed", he said. But he's...

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  • USA government releases a new plan to protect polar bears
USA government releases a new plan to protect polar bears

Fish and Wildlife Service, had no jurisdiction over greenhouse gas emissions linked to the warming. Its fate is not determined by the stars, but by our willingness and ability to address climate change. But that's not the case for Alaska's other sub-population of polar bear living in the Chukchi Sea. But even if the vast majority of bears die...

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  • Microsoft previews bevy of new features coming to Windows 10
Microsoft previews bevy of new features coming to Windows 10

We're getting closer to the release of the promised and much-awaited Windows 10 Creators Update that brings new UI experiences in 3D and more . Windows redesigned the sharing experience that focuses more on apps and integrated with where you are sharing from.

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  • Sony Announces The Glacier White PlayStation 4
Sony Announces The Glacier White PlayStation 4

It remains uncertain for now whether the white model will skip the United States or whether it will make its debut at a later date. Alas, North America and the PlayStation 4 Pro are both being left out of the party. Video game stories from other sites on the web. I must say , the new variant does actually go quite nicely alongside the PlayStat...

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  • Chrysler Pacifica Wins North American Utility Vehicle of the Year Award
Chrysler Pacifica Wins North American Utility Vehicle of the Year Award

Honda Alabama threw a launch party to celebrate the start of mass production for the second-generation Ridgeline pickup at the automaker's assembly plant in Lincoln. Since the Chevy Bolt EV had its first deliveries in the last few weeks of the year (with a total of just over 500), it qualified for the award. In the few short months since it's bee...

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  • Astronomers trace radio bursts to galaxy billions of light years away
Astronomers trace radio bursts to galaxy billions of light years away

The Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array in New Mexico, and the European VLBI Network across Europe were used in the process. Other telescopes around the world helped to plot the light spectrum. This spot comes from someplace more than a 3 billion light years away. Researchers initially thought that the ...

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  • Intel Makes Further Investments in Self-Driving & Location Technologies
Intel Makes Further Investments in Self-Driving & Location Technologies

The test cars will be BMW 7 Series sedans that are packed with technology provided by Intel and Mobileye . Intel solutions, meanwhile, are present in the vehicle via Intel GO and the data center. Mobileye provides its EyeQ 5 system which processes and interprets the input from the 360-degree surround view vision provided by a number of se...

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  • Euro Exchange Rates Catch a Bid on Strong Inflation Reading
Euro Exchange Rates Catch a Bid on Strong Inflation Reading

Though higher inflation can eat into consumer spending, it can also help push up wages and stimulate economic activity in a region that has largely stagnated. Therefore, because the latest set of inflation data beat expectations the Euro has benefited as traders cautiously bet the European Central Bank might have to pare back their stimulus progr...

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  • Scientists to add 'leap second' to universal clock on December 31
Scientists to add 'leap second' to universal clock on December 31

And why do we sometimes add that extra second? During the extra second, Google is forced to attain a seamless conversion. Counting down to 2017 will take longer than usual this New Year's Eve as clock experts compensate for a slowdown in the Earth's rotation.

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  • Tyronn Lue says Cavs-Warriors could be the modern version Lakers-Celtics
Tyronn Lue says Cavs-Warriors could be the modern version Lakers-Celtics

The Cavaliers took a 105-103 lead on one of the more thunderous dunks of LeBron James' career. But the NBA's premier rivalry took an unexpected turn when Kevin Durant, the top free agent of the 2016 offseason and one of the top players in the National Basketball Association made a decision to join the Golden State Warriors.

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  • Super Mario Run gets a real-life parkour makeover
Super Mario Run gets a real-life parkour makeover

An average of 10 million daily downloads in the immediate aftermath of the game being made available last week has officially made Super Mario Run the fastest-downloaded app in Apple's history, easily surpassing the previous record set earlier this year when Pokemon Go garnered 25 million downloads over a nine-day span.

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  • Alec Baldwin plays Donald Trump on 'SNL' for $1400 per skit
Alec Baldwin plays Donald Trump on 'SNL' for $1400 per skit

Baldwin's harsh words about Trump likely won't be well received by his brother Stephen. Baldwin told the Times he plans to continue his impersonation on SNL , and possibly elsewhere, but his upcoming film schedule may make such appearances less frequent.

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  • Instagram gets updated with overlaid stickers for Stories and hands-free video
Instagram gets updated with overlaid stickers for Stories and hands-free video

The users will now be able to add context to their story by putting in stickers , irrespective of where they are or what they are doing. Oh, and the update also comes with seasonal stickers and emojis to make your Insta Stories even more festive at this magical time of year.

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  • Incredible video shows orcas eating shark near Monterey
Incredible video shows orcas eating shark near Monterey

Though sharks have always been feared to be one of the most unsafe marine species, this rare instance shows a school of killer whales preying on a shark fish, showing how they could be the most risky of them all. They are hard to spot at sea when they feed since they typically stay at deeper waters to hunt for fish, squids and sharks. The seveng...

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  • Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson mistake UFC face off for dance off
Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson mistake UFC face off for dance off

The largest favorite on the night will be Urijah Faber (-420) in his final UFC fight before his retirement, taking on sizable underdog Brad Pickett (+375) in the bantamweight division. But, then again, neither Paige VanZant nor Michelle Waterson would strike you as the most hostile fighters in the world. VanZant (7-2) enters the bout as t...

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  • CDC issues new Zika requirements
CDC issues new Zika requirements

Birth defects were seen in 21 babies and in five miscarriages, stillbirths or abortions. The authors say the USA findings fit with research from other countries. That's far greater than the usual risk for microcephaly in the United States, which is about 0.007 percent. The study came from a USA registry that the CDC started earlier this year ...

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  • Bill Gates compared Donald Trump to JFK
Bill Gates compared Donald Trump to JFK

Gates said he came away with that impression after talking with Trump for the first time on the phone. Gates said after the meeting, "have had a good conversation about innovation, how it can help in health, education, the impact of foreign aid and energy".

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  • SpaceX's 1st launch since rocket blast now bumped to January
SpaceX's 1st launch since rocket blast now bumped to January

This allows for additional time to close out vehicle preparations and complete extended testing". The company had hoped to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on december 16 to put 10 satellites into orbit for Iridium Communications Inc ., but did not receive a required license to fly from the Federal Aviation Administration, which oversees USA commerc...

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  • Facebook share your Year in Review 2016 not yet live
Facebook share your Year in Review 2016 not yet live

Facebook has released its Year in Review report , with the social network highlighting the top trending topics and the most viewed Live videos globally. The video has been viewed more than 160 million times worldwide. When you rewind back the whole year, you might have witnessed several exciting moments for you to remember for ever on Facebo...

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  • Mistrial in 'Open and Shut' Police Shooting Stuns Observers
Mistrial in 'Open and Shut' Police Shooting Stuns Observers

This time , the local district attorney swiftly brought charges, and produced a strong enough case that 11 jurors were convinced of Slager's guilt. Sharpton asked, pointing out that the family of Walter Scott is hopeful that this is simply just a situation where justice is being delayed.

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  • Microsoft Points At Balance For Performance And Price With Project Scorpio: Spencer
Microsoft Points At Balance For Performance And Price With Project Scorpio: Spencer

Today, Microsoft is offering up to 50% off a selection of Xbox One games, including some of the latest top-tier titles. Nintendo has already said that it would officially announce and introduce the Nintendo Switch , its price, games list, as well as the exact release date, during a special event in Tokyo on January 13, 2017.

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  • General Mills overhauls its structure
General Mills overhauls its structure

On Jan. 1, 2017, four business groups will begin reporting to Jeff Harmening, President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition to the four business groups, the company will align its current dairy strategic brand unit to this new global organisational structure.

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  • IPhone 6 replacement program demand for random shutdowns
IPhone 6 replacement program demand for random shutdowns

Mat Jones claims that the iPhone was brand new - just seven days old - and that he had only used official accessories to charge it. Jones says he placed the phone under his clothes, and returned to the vehicle to find it full of smoke. "A small number of customers with phones outside of the affected range have also reported an unexpected shutdown...

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  • Green Card: Reno Omokri Responds to Wole Soyinka Calling Nigerians Illiterate
Green Card: Reno Omokri Responds to Wole Soyinka Calling Nigerians Illiterate

Soyinka, who regularly teaches at top U.S. universities, made good on a pledge to bin his green card in the event of a Trump victory, in protest at the Republican's anti-immigration stance. "I was ready to abandon the green card at that time for something I considered very important", he said. "On behalf of the ministry, I salute him and wish him l...

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  • Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole
Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole

He was scheduled to be there until December 8 but his "condition deteriorated" shortly after arriving, according to the White Desert statement . The ceremony coincided with the 50th anniversary of his launch with Jim Lovell on Gemini 12, the last of the two-man Gemini flights.

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  • German intelligence chief warns of political cyberattacks, Russia links
German intelligence chief warns of political cyberattacks, Russia links

Asked about political disinformation appearing in the USA and Europe, Kahl said he saw a Russian link in both cases. In October, the U.S. formally accused Russian Federation of trying to interfere with its presidential elections by attacking political organisations.

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  • Delphi and Mobileye to utilise Intel chips for autonomous car systems
Delphi and Mobileye to utilise Intel chips for autonomous car systems

Earlier this year, Mobileye and Delphi announced a partnership to create an affordable autonomous vehicle platform it could sell to auto makers starting in 2019. Apparently they are planning to use core i7 with the EyeQ chips that offered by MobilEye for self-driving cars. Winter will oversee the organization, engineering deliverables and cus...

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  • Sky seeks to shake up UK mobile market with flexible data plans
Sky seeks to shake up UK mobile market with flexible data plans

The pricing puts Sky Mobile roughly on a par with BT Mobile, the brand BT launched before its £12.5bn takeover of EE. A full market launch is expected in the New Year and Sky will start offering handsets "in the spring". According to Sky, that's because only 10% of mobile customers actually use up more than 5GB of data per month. "The way we've b...

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  • Deep South under severe weather threat through Wednesday
Deep South under severe weather threat through Wednesday

By around 8 p.m., winds will increase and stronger rains may be felt. TEMA says no deaths have been reported, though one person was burned while evacuating. The rain forecast "puts the bull's-eye of the greatest amounts right at the bull's-eye of where we've been having our greatest activity", said Dave Martin, deputy director of operations for fir...

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  • Klopp optimistic about scan on Coutinho ankle injury
Klopp optimistic about scan on Coutinho ankle injury

A more distressing concern for Liverpool was the ankle injury suffered by Brazil playmaker Coutinho shortly after, following a heavy challenge in the Sunderland area. "The crowd was really good in the first half and in second half it was like, "Come on, we've waited long enough", he said. We are ready to play teams like this but it's not easy.

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  • Data glitch caused Mars lander to crash into Red Planet
Data glitch caused Mars lander to crash into Red Planet

The objective of this project is to determine if there is or was life on the Red Planet. The European Space Agency experiences disappointment once again since 2003 when the British lost their Beagle 2 lander after separating from the mothership, namely the Mars Express.

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  • Closest supermoon in 68 years shines bright
Closest supermoon in 68 years shines bright

While Earth orbits around the sun, the moon orbits around Earth. The supermoon this year was due to the fact that the gap between the Earth and our moon was at its closest point, called the perigee , which covers a distance of 221,525 miles.

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  • 2 dead, 4 hospitalized in Louisville shootings
2 dead, 4 hospitalized in Louisville shootings

The men's football games were then canceled. The four injured have been transferred to area hospitals. Two people were killed and four were hospitalized in shootings at a riverfront park in Louisville, police said Thursday. He said the shootings happened about 150 yards from him. "To have people with guns so disrespect life, Shawnee Park, and nei...

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  • Turkish soldiers fighting Daesh killed in Syria
Turkish soldiers fighting Daesh killed in Syria

The Turkish military says three of its soldiers have been killed and 10 more wounded in Syria by an air strike allegedly launched by Syrian government forces. But the overnight clash was the first time the Turkish military has said its own soldiers were killed by Syrian forces since Euphrates Shield began.

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