• Amazon to purchase Whole Foods for $13.7 billion
Amazon to purchase Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Just two years ago, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey told Bloomberg BusinessWeek that Amazon's foray into grocery delivery would be " Amazon's Waterloo". The competition is already probably experiencing a lot of unease right now. Kroger dropped 9 per cent Friday and Target , Walgreens and Wal-Mart each lost about 5 per cent.

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  • 'Minecraft' Will Offer Cross-Platform Play, Other Enhancements Coming
'Minecraft' Will Offer Cross-Platform Play, Other Enhancements Coming

This overcomes the technical hurdles to completely cross-platform games , creating the first platform to unite all players over one system. PlayStation will not be part of Minecraft unification plans. A server browser will be added to the game's start menu where players will be able to join four servers at launch - Lifeboat , Mineplex , ...

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  • The Xbox Game Pass will get five new games a month
The Xbox Game Pass will get five new games a month

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass , the monthly subscription service offering over 100 games for Xbox One users to download, will add at least five new games every month, the company said. Microsoft plans on keeping games around a lot longer than that in the future though. However, the reality is, games will leave and we will start to see the first gam...

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  • McIlroy misses back-to-back cuts at US Open
McIlroy misses back-to-back cuts at US Open

Then after a long pause he added, "But it would be nice to get rid of that at some point". The Northern Irishman had a one-under-par 71 in his second round on Friday but was five over par overall after a disastrous 78 in the first round. To 7 under he goes. ERIN, Wis. (AP ) - Paul Casey discovered how little it takes to make a big number in ...

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  • US stocks fall after Amazon deal news; dollar weakens
US stocks fall after Amazon deal news; dollar weakens

Thrive Market has been called a "kindler, gentler" Amazon for organic food , and has been called the next Whole Foods , only online. But if customers know that what they are getting is the same as what they'd get at the local store, they are more likely to try it out.

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  • Jury deliberations continue in Bill Cosby trial
Jury deliberations continue in Bill Cosby trial

Prosecutors say Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand , the former director of operations for Temple University's women's basketball team, at his home near Philadelphia in January 2004. In clear and firm statements, she said Cosby, a powerful Temple alum, mentored her and took an interest in her career like a father figure. ...

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  • Xbox One X: Microsoft's Gaming Comeback or Just Another PS4 Pro?
Xbox One X: Microsoft's Gaming Comeback or Just Another PS4 Pro?

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) has unveiled Xbox One X , calling it " the world's most powerful console ". The company said the Xbox One X also features a "liquid-cooled vapor chamber". The company may try to get developers to warm up to the platform first before it ultimately launches a headset powered by its game console . Unlik...

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  • Gunman targets Republican lawmakers, wounds 5
Gunman targets Republican lawmakers, wounds 5

Steve Scalise is the third-highest ranked member of the Republican leadership in the House, and has the hard job of trying to keep order in the fractious party ranks and rounding up votes for bills. "And thank God he wasn't a very good shot", said Representative Joe Barton , the Republican team's manager. The two men are not only good friends but...

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  • United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Stake Maintained by Tower Bridge Advisors
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Stake Maintained by Tower Bridge Advisors

About 655,427 shares traded or 109.78% up from the average. United Parcel Service, Inc . has a 12 month low of $102.12 and a 12 month high of $120.44. Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Id reported 0.44% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc . (NYSE:UPS). 6,350 were reported by Premier Asset Managment.

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  • Hard cheese for soya and tofu as European Union bans dairy names
Hard cheese for soya and tofu as European Union bans dairy names

The ruling came after German vegan food company TofuTown was accused of infringing the European Union legislation on designations for milk products. Although it will be up to the United Kingdom government whether the United Kingdom chooses to follow ECJ rulings after Brexit, the NFU welcomed the news saying mislabelling was a growing concern amon...

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  • PS4 Console Has Now Sold Over 60 Million Units Worldwide
PS4 Console Has Now Sold Over 60 Million Units Worldwide

There's nothing new here other than that Sony is dipping back into their old treasure trove of great IP that came out during the PS2 era in order to sell people old popular games with a new coat of paint. Ueda was most recently in the spotlight with the release of The Last Guardian , a game that was heralded as a spiritual successor to Shad...

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  • Microsoft Pix Camera Update for iPhone and iPad Adds Prisma-Like Filters
Microsoft Pix Camera Update for iPhone and iPad Adds Prisma-Like Filters

Now, the app has add AI-Powered Art Filters that work similar to Prisma . It was nearly a year ago when Microsoft launched Pix , an iOS app that helped users take better pictures through the use of artificial intelligence. The initial eleven are Glass, Petals, Bacau, Charcoal, Heart, Fire, Honolulu, Zing, Pop, Glitter and Ripples. One of the ...

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  • E3 2017: New PSVR Games Debut Ahead Of Sony's E3 Conference
E3 2017: New PSVR Games Debut Ahead Of Sony's E3 Conference

The game is quite literally Spider-Man if it was a Batman: Arkham game. It's one of those games you kind of need to play to really "get". Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe (SIEE) has gone forward with filing several different patents, including one for Shadow of the Colossus and a game called The Inpatient .

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  • Uber's Senior VP Exits Company
Uber's Senior VP Exits Company

It is not clear whether Michael resigned or was terminated. Under Kalanick, the Uber app has revolutionised the taxi industry in hundreds of cities. He said in response to the video: "I must fundamentally change as a leader and grow up". Any void, critics said, would be tied to the sexist workplace environment that Kalanick did little to change...

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  • Trump confirms he's under investigation for firing former FBI Director James Comey
Trump confirms he's under investigation for firing former FBI Director James Comey

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is the latest to feel the wrath of President Trump. Trump also attacked the media Friday morning. Rosenstein submitted a widely circulated memo to the president last month raising concerns over Comey's performance that Trump cited in his letter dismissing Comey.

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  • We may never ID all London fire victims
We may never ID all London fire victims

Seventeen people have so far been confirmed to have died in the inferno but it could be weeks before the final death toll is established. "Tragically, now we are not expecting to find anyone else alive". More than 1 million pounds have been raised to help those affected by the massive blaze which ripped through the building. Volunteers in Gl...

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  • Gene Simmon is hoping to trademark the 'devil horns' hand gesture
Gene Simmon is hoping to trademark the 'devil horns' hand gesture

Research reveals this to be an age-old gesture, however. Gene Simmons has filed an application to trademark the sign rock-and-roll fans have used for decades to symbolize "rock on" and the sign language gesture for "I love you". A former contributor to Maximum Rock and Roll , he's been a member of the Melvins ' touring crew for the past eight y...

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  • London fire: Theresa May faces criticism as death toll rises to 17
London fire: Theresa May faces criticism as death toll rises to 17

The government has also announced an urgent review of fire safety in the country's tower blocks - with priority given to those that have had similar updates - and some politicians are calling for the demolition of dilapidated estates which are home to many lower-income Britons in a country facing intense pressure on housing.

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  • Ubisoft's Logo Is No More, New Logo Revealed Today
Ubisoft's Logo Is No More, New Logo Revealed Today

However, today the company unveiled a new teaser trailer for its E3 lineup, and it has been heavily implied that Ubisoft has one more game they are planning to showcase. ET / 1 p.m. PT. If there's anything you want to see, drop a comment below. The pre-show and conference will be broadcast live and on-demand at Ubisoft.com , Ubisoft's YouTube...

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  • Trump administration returning Senate torture report
Trump administration returning Senate torture report

Following the 2014 release of a heavily redacted version of the 6,700-page report denouncing the post-9/11 Central Intelligence Agency torture and rendition program as unnecessarily cruel and completely ineffectual, many Washington lawmakers, including Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) - who led the Senate committee that wrote the report - sought...

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