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Slugging Mets blast Phillies again, presented by WB Mason

Louis by 3 ½ games for the second wild card in the National League. New York Mets' Bartolo Colon delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, Aug. Tigers 4, Angels 2: Justin Verlander pitche...

Storm Lester Becomes A Hurricane In The Pacific: US Weather Department

Forecasters are watching three other disturbances and are tracking their movements and development. " Gaston " remains over Central Atlantic. It's still a very disorganized area of low pressure straddling the Bahamas and Cuba. Southwest Florida w...

Facebook reduces role of human editors in 'trending topics'

Facebook made a decision to automate more of the trending section, which has the effect of making it look more like Twitter, with a title and the number of people talking about the topic. After the May news report first surfaced, Facebook penned a le...

Dead, Including Pregnant Woman, in Alabama Mass Killing

Mobile County Captain Paul Burch told WALA's Alexa Knowles that the victims "put up a fight". "That's what we have here". Capt. Burch said it was his understanding that during the call Mr Dearman had been identified as the trespasser.

Pandora To Start Offering Paid Subscription Options

This offering will put the internet radio service in direct competition with rivals Spotify , Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Apple Music and others, WSJ notes. Pandora One is now $5 a month, and the price is set to remain the same after the added fea...

Chinese smartphone market witnessed 4.6% growth in Q2 2016, says IDC

Smartphone vendors Huawei, Oppo and Vivo accounted for 47 percent of China's smartphone market in the second quarter of 2016, according to a report from IDC. The market share has also dropped from 11.9 percent to 9.5 percent. While the Chinese ve...

Olympics: Britain stun 'superpower' for rare badminton medal

Huddersfield's Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge insist their fairytale is not over despite defeat in the Olympic semi-final of the men's doubles on Tuesday afternoon. That will be so special". "A few little errors let the Chinese back in to win the...

Ford boosts spending, doubles staff for self-driving cars

Personal ownership of the vehicles will come later, says Ford. To help speed development of self-driving cars, Ford chief executive Mark Fields on Tuesday said the company is hiking investments in Silicon Valley technology firms and more than doubl...

First Olympic Medal For Cavendish

After four of the six disciplines, Viviani was leading with 140 points, 14 more than overnight leader Thomas Boudat of France and Britain's Mark Cavendish . This followed by the 4km individual pursuit in which the 31-year-old Manxman performed brill...

Facebook's shot to control Adblockers is beaten by Adblocker Plus

In a blog post dated 9 August, Facebook vice-president Andrew Bosworth announced that ad blockers would no longer make "sponsored posts" disappear on desktop and laptop computers. Adblock Plus is facing an uphill battle, though, because it often ...

Quantum Break: Timeless Collector's Edition Shows How The Game Was Made

Ever since launch, Quantum Break has been available on both the Windows Store and Xbox Store as a digital download. We've reached out to Microsoft for clarification on whether this Steam and retail release are eligible for Xbox Play Anywhere func...

'Sightings' Tracking Feature, Safety Prompts, Battery Saver

The craze for the newest gaming phenomenon, Pokemon Go , doesn't seem to fade anytime soon. Niantic is fixing a number of things with this new update . Also, battery saver mode is back for those on iOS , as the Pokemon Go team says it's fixed ...

Pokemon GO Passes $200 Million Mark In A Month

Pokemon Go just can't stop, with more than 100 million confirmed and official downloads since it released just four weeks ago. They did admit that the game had more downloads in its first week than any other app in the history of the store.

PS4 Neo Reportedly To Be Revealed Next Month

The site has previously reported other things which turned out to be legitimate, so there may be some actual substance to this news. Sony's PlayStation Neo (also sometimes called the PlayStation 4.5 or PlayStation 4K) has been a hot topic since r...

Microsoft Ships Xbox One S Launch Edition

While this panel was fine on the first Xbox One , it is much better here by putting all the ports in a row and flush with the back cover. They even took apart the console controller, busting through some hidden Torx security screws that atte...

How to catch 'em all: The beginner's guide to Pokemon Go

Ontario's Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca tweeted a photo of a Pokemon Go player with the warning: "Don't be a pidgeot". Players gain levels by catching Pokemon , battling at Gyms and by delving into PokeStops. This can be found under ...

Red Dead Redemption Runs Better On Xbox One

Those Xbox One owners who have never played Red Dead Redemption can buy it via the Xbox Store on their Xbox One console or via the Xbox app or online store. Sadly, this has not been taken down to zero, which makes sense since it's easily the larges...

Android Security Rewards paid out half a million in 1st year

After the first year of Android, Security Rewards has been wrapped up, it turns out the company paid US$500,000 in bounties. They must show proof concept and include a proposed fix. According to the company, around 25% of the security problems are ...

Microsoft considered releasing a more powerful Xbox this year

In 2013 the company had launched the Xbox One, and the new Xbox One S console is an updated version of the Xbox One. Word comes by way of GamesIndustry.biz, posting an insightful interview with Spencer about all things Project Scorpio, Xbox One S ...

[E3 2016] God of War Brings Deicide to Nordic mythos

When Kratos pins down a very big brute and asks his son to finish him off with an arrow, it's Kratos that gets the arrow in his chest. Intended as a reboot to the popular series, God of War will once again star Kratos as the main protagonist.

E3 2016 - PlayStation VR out in October for $399

While playable with a DualShock 4 controller, the game will also be fully compatible with PlayStation VR when it launches. The game has been pegged for a release come 24th of January, 2017, so we still have a bit of waiting, but in the meantime you c...

Watch Dogs 2 Officially Announced with New Trailer

As reported months ago, Watch Dogs 2 might well be set in San Francisco, and will include "radical changes", compared to its prequel. The latter of which seems to confirm the existence of a Season pass for the game (surprise). Like other launches o...

Amazon Echo is About to Get Schooled by Google Home

But Android in the living room has had a really hard time in essentially every instantiation that Google has tried so far, so it makes sense that to get Home to market (relatively) quickly, Google would opt for the simpler and more direct solution:...

Google to Add a Million Android Apps to Chrome OS

Over time, the most-popular global app store will run on other existing Chromebooks and new PCs specifically designed for Play that Google is developing with hardware partners, the Mountain View, California-based company said yesterday.

The new 'Battlefield' game is heading back to World War 1

There have been previous rumors to the game's setting too: Back in February, a game called Battlefield 5 was briefly listed as a "WW1 tactical shooter" by a Swiss retailer with an October 26 release date. Ahead of the Battlefield 5 launch event...

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Marathon Petroleum's profit rises about 21 pct

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Donald Trump gives United Kingdom ambassador role to Jets owner Woody Johnson

Turning to address Woody Johnson , the owner of the National Football League's New York Jets, Trump called Johnson "ambassador" and said "good luck in St. It is also believed that...

Arizona's Trier tested positive for PED

He was suspended in October, but has since won an appeal with the NCAA. Goodman adds that the 6-foot-5 guard was cleared by the NCAA but can not return to the court until the drug...

Samsung launches Galaxy C9 Pro in India

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