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CFPB structure is unconstitutional, Justice Department says

The Trump administration took an unusual step to defang the financial consumer watchdog created after the banking crisis, with the executive branch of the federal government telling a court that one of its own agencies is violating the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMar 17th, 2017

New Zealand says teens watching Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” must be supervised by an adult

 The New Zealand government has created a new rating for the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” that says a parent or guardian must be present when it is viewed by teens under 18. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News47 min. ago

Fibre-optic connections only make up 0.5% of India’s broadband network, says FTTH council VP: Report

Countries like Singapore and South Korea boast of FTTH penetration of 95 percent an 82.9 percent The post Fibre-optic connections only make up 0.5% of India’s broadband network, says FTTH council VP: Report appeared first on Tech2. Interne.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 22 min. ago

Australia says ‘hello’ to Motorola’s new wallet-friendly Moto G5 and G5 Plus

The Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus are budget phones with some premium touches Motorola has made its latest competitively-priced smartphones available in Australia today, with the local launch of the Moto G5 and the Moto G5 Plus. Both new models spor.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 22 min. ago

Automakers to meet with U.S. transportation, EPA chiefs

Major automakers are set to meet with the head of the U.S. Transportation Department and Environmental Protection Agency as the agencies begin a review of federal fuel efficiency rules......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

Google says it"s cool if staff protests on International Workers Day

Google employees won't be punished for taking a day off to protest Donald Trump on May 1, International Workers Day.  Those who choose to protest will join around 340,000 service workers who are reportedly set for a one-day strike.  SEE ALS.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 54 min. ago

Pirate Site Blockades Violate Free Speech, Mexico"s Supreme Court Rules

New submitter happyfeet2000 quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Broad pirate sites blockades are disproportional, Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice has ruled. The government can't order ISPs to block websites that link to copyright-infringing material.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

NASA inspector says agency wasted $80 million on an inferior spacesuit

The space agency seems to be running out of usable suits for space station operations. Enlarge / NASA's current plans for its next generation of spacesuits. (credit: NASA Inspector General) When NASA began developing a rocket and spacecraft to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

PayPal delivers solid Q1, payment volume reaches $99 billion

PayPal says it processed 1.7 billion payment transactions, which is equal to 32 payment transactions for each active account......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

The dark future of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ feels terrifyingly real

 For the past few years, Hollywood has been enamored with dystopias pulled from young adult fiction — stories like The Hunger Games and Divergent, where the evil government provides a structure for our heroes to rebel against, a set o.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Immune system, brain structure and memory linked

Scientists have demonstrated that both the structure of the brain and several memory functions are linked to immune system genes......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

Final Fantasy XIV Teams Up With Amazon For Another DLC Giveaway

To participate, players must first make a qualifying purchase of at least $19.99 in the Amazon videogames department to receive a promotional code to obtain their in-game items. Read Final Fantasy XIV Teams Up With Amazon For Another DLC Giveaway on.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News11 hr. 46 min. ago

Alien Isolation 2 update: Creative Assembly working on different game

The Alien Isolation 2 release date rumor has been debunked. In an update from Creative Assembly, the developer says it has something brand new new up its sleeve......»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated News11 hr. 46 min. ago

Android Nougat now available on Telus Samsung Galaxy S6 edge smartphones

Good things come to those who wait. After delaying the release of Android Nougat to the Samsung Galaxy S6 line by several weeks, Telus has started to push the latest major Android release to the  Galaxy S6 edge. Telus says the update is still curren.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News11 hr. 46 min. ago

EU court rules it"s illegal to sell streaming boxes pre-configured for piracy

The European Court of Justice has ruled that selling streaming boxes pre-loaded with software specifically configured to facilitate access to pirated content is illegal. The case specifically involved Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN and local online st.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News11 hr. 46 min. ago

FCC Chairman launches process to reverse net neutrality rules

"This will be the beginning of the discussion, not the end," Chairman Pai says, promising to seek public input before reversing rules......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

Samsung DeX: The Galaxy S8 desktop dock really works

Can you survive business travel with just a Galaxy S8+ smartphone and DeX dock? Seven days of dedicated productivity testing says yes......»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News12 hr. 54 min. ago

PhotoScan update says goodbye to glare when snapping pics of old pics

PhotoScan makes it possible to scan old photos without a scanner -- and now, without glare too, thanks to its latest update. The app aligns multiple photos to remove glare automatically. The post PhotoScan update says goodbye to glare when snapping p.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 22 min. ago

7 news headlines from inside "The Legend of Zelda" universe

Every Legend of Zelda game follows the same general structure: a small boy — the world’s last hope — is pitted against some sort of super demon named “Ganon” who intends to turn the land into a veritable hellscape. .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 30 min. ago

UK government irate at Twitter’s surveillance API crackdown

 The UK government has criticized Twitter for restricting police and intelligence agency access to data which it says could be used to identify terrorist plots, according to the Telegraph newspaper. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 38 min. ago

Controversial Study Makes a Staggering Claim About When the First Humans Settled North America

In a study that’s already attracting considerable controversy, a research team says it has found evidence of human habitation along the southern coast of California dating back an astounding 130,000 years. That’s ten times older than most estimat.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News15 hr. 54 min. ago