• Southern Tier misses total solar eclipse, prepares for rare astronomical event
Southern Tier misses total solar eclipse, prepares for rare astronomical event

Lunar and Solar eclipses happen in pairs, with the lunar eclipse happening within two weeks of a solar eclipse. Pacific Daylight time (12:15 p.m. central) along the northwest coast, occurs about 11:40 a.m. The path of totality is a relatively thin ribbon, around 70 miles wide, that will cross the USA from West to East. Totality begins there at ...

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  • FX To Offer Premium, Ad-Free Platform For Comcast Subs
FX To Offer Premium, Ad-Free Platform For Comcast Subs

The value proposition isn't absolute, though, given that numerous network's shows can also be found on other streaming services like Hulu and Netflix. Current Xfinity customers can upgrade through their set-top boxes, the Xfinitytv.com website or by calling Comcast directly, starting on September 5.

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  • Apple launches official Instagram account, shares 'Shot on iPhone' photos and videos
Apple launches official Instagram account, shares 'Shot on iPhone' photos and videos

As for Instagram, the company plans to continue to update its account with new photos, a spokesperson told Variety Monday. It's all about the attractive pictures that people take using the iPhone. This isn't the first time that Apple has highlighted the iPhone's camera features in a campaign, Time notes. As well as simply sharing the image, App...

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  • Mobile Senior Citizens Campaign Offers Two Unlimited Mobile Lines for $60
Mobile Senior Citizens Campaign Offers Two Unlimited Mobile Lines for $60

As with the other T-Mobile One plans, the 55+ version includes unlimited text and data roaming across more than 140 countries and destinations; free talk, text, and data use in Mexico and Canada; Gogo WiFi connectivity on flights; mobile hotspot capabilities; and multi-line capabilities with DIGITS.

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  • Horizon: Zero Dawn's The Frozen Wilds DLC Has a Release Date
Horizon: Zero Dawn's The Frozen Wilds DLC Has a Release Date

The developer was curiously mum about the whole thing, only letting slip that the DLC will include "new mysteries" and a "new area to explore" in this additional chapter of the game. Uncover a compelling new story. Looking for a reason to head back into Horizon: Zero Dawn? Horizon Zero Dawn is one of the best games to launch this year and G...

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  • No more waiting for Redmi Note 4 flash sale, thanks to Flipkart
No more waiting for Redmi Note 4 flash sale, thanks to Flipkart

Apart from the extra Rs. 1000 off on exchange, Flipkart is also offering no-cost EMIs and extra 5% off when you use Axis Bank Buzz credit cards. As a part of the sale, the company is not only offering a bumper sale on smartphones , laptops but also on accessories and home appliances.

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  • Self-Driving Cars Can Be Tricked With Defaced Street Signs
Self-Driving Cars Can Be Tricked With Defaced Street Signs

Despite a whole host of development now being undertaken there is no doubt that there is a long way to go, as a team from several American universities has just demonstrated. The dangers of such attacks are clear. That's the conclusion of a worrying study that found autonomous vehicles can be easily confused into misreading road signs that ...

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  • Purdue Memorial Mall site of solar eclipse viewing August 21
Purdue Memorial Mall site of solar eclipse viewing August 21

The eclipse path of totality - total darkness - will cut across the US from Newport, Oregon to McClellanville, South Carolina. To view the partial phase of the eclipse safely, you will need to use a solar filter which meets the global standard for solar viewing - ISO 12312-2.

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  • What chewed up an Australian teen's feet in the shallows?
What chewed up an Australian teen's feet in the shallows?

Brighton Iceberger Paul Duckett, who swims at the same Dendy Street beach every day, said the alleged sea lice incident was "bizarre" and locals had asked his group whether they would still swim on Monday. "My dad gave me this amusing stare and I gave him a stare because we both just had no clue what was going on", Sam said. Sam Kanizay...

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  • 4th grade student writes to NASA asking for job
4th grade student writes to NASA asking for job

The boy's dream job, NASA planetary protection officer , was created in the 1960s and offers an annual salary of more than 124,000 U.S. Dollars, according to the USAJOBS website. But enamoured by the possibilities, Davis - a self-described "Guardian of the Galaxy" - summoned the courage to write and address a letter to NASA on Thursday.

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  • Blu resumes sale of Android phones via Amazon
Blu resumes sale of Android phones via Amazon

To be fair, Kryptowire, the security firm that broke the news past year, did not call it that. Blu and Amazon's relationship first became shaky last October when a report from Kryptowire indicated that some budget smartphones (including Blu's popular R1 HD) were sending user information to servers in China.

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  • Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund (NYSE:BSD) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.07
Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund (NYSE:BSD) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.07

BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 3.7% per year over the last three years. Royal Bank Of Canada reduced their target price on shares of BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust from GBX 425 ($5.54) to GBX 410 ($5.34) and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, May 12th.

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  • 4K HDR Apple TV incoming? HomePod code hints at updated model
4K HDR Apple TV incoming? HomePod code hints at updated model

What is increasingly likely, however, is that Apple will adopt both 4K and HDR content for iTunes at some point in the near future, based on analysis of the HomePod firmware that Apple has made available to developers. It has previously been reported that such a system could supplement or even replace Touch ID, Apple's fingerprint reader. H...

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  • GST Council recommends 10% hike in cess on SUVs and large cars
GST Council recommends 10% hike in cess on SUVs and large cars

Well, it might prove to be a wise decision to hurry and buy an SUV or luxury vehicle now because the taxman's noose could be tightening again on the segment. Keeping track of the change in product prices after the implementation of GST is a key priority for the government and the states' demand for explanation of differences in prices found favour ...

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  • Rainbow Six Siege Surges to 20 Million Player Milestone - UbiBlog - Ubisoft®
Rainbow Six Siege Surges to 20 Million Player Milestone - UbiBlog - Ubisoft®

Ubisoft claims that the start of the next season will be one of the best times to join the game due to the new operators being added. The game is now going through 'Operation Health' a break between seasons to work on issues and improve the experience for players .

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  • Google Pixel 2 leaked in rendered image, reveals thick bezels
Google Pixel 2 leaked in rendered image, reveals thick bezels

If you were expecting Google to follow industry trends with its next flagship smartphone, you might be disappointed in the latest Pixel 2 leak. Providing the Pixel 2 launches in or around October (as the original Pixel did last year), the design is likely either final or close to final, which means that Google isn't taking any big ste...

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  • Appleby close, but Stroud wins PGA title
Appleby close, but Stroud wins PGA title

The playoff marks the fifth in tournament history. Meanwhile, Owen has one hand on the Barracuda title but the Englishman's chances of landing his first Tour victory look less clear cut after he suffered a double-bogey at the 18th hole. Werenski also was clutch, making an 8-foot birdie putt on the last hole. Returning to the 18th hole, Stroud h...

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  • Asylum Seekers Start Arriving To Montreal's Olympic Stadium
Asylum Seekers Start Arriving To Montreal's Olympic Stadium

The number of asylum seekers , majority Haitian , crossing illegally near the Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Que., border crossing has tripled in the past two weeks - from about 50 a day to 150 a day, according to the Quebec government. A planned protest by those opposed to the influx of migrants was cancelled by its organisers, Radio Canada report...

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  • Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon to Feature New Dusk Form Lycanroc
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon to Feature New Dusk Form Lycanroc

Before we jump into the details, here's a brief refresher for those who need it. But you won't be able to find it in the wild. In the first incarnation of the series, a majority of Pokemon had their own unique evolutionary lines. As with its previous forms, Dusk-form Lycanroc can't be found simply hanging out in tall grass. The Pokemon webs...

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  • Berkshire Hathaway profit falls amid lower gains, underwriting loss
Berkshire Hathaway profit falls amid lower gains, underwriting loss

Higher payouts for claims at the vehicle insurance company Geico were among the culprits, along with losses that Berkshire recorded as a result of its $10 billion underwriting agreement with AIG. Berkshire's float - the pool of insurance premiums it has amassed before settling claims - climbed $2 billion to $107 billion in the quarter. Buffett's ...

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