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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

"SNL" says goodbye to Sean Spicer with the best Melissa McCarthy impressions

"Spicey out." That was the bittersweet caption Friday evening on Saturday Night Live's tweet marking the probable end of Melissa McCarthy's tenure as former White House press secretary Sean Spicer. SEE ALSO: An exit interview with Sean Spicer McCarth.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 12 min. ago

U.S. bans tourists from traveling to North Korea

The administration of President Donald Trump may have done something that people on all sides of the political spectrum agree on: American tourists will soon no longer be able to set foot in North Korea. The State Department issued the new North Kore.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

‘Legion’ creator says he’s developing a Doctor Doom movie for Fox

During the San Diego Comic-Con panel for the Legion television series, creator Noah Hawley announced he is developing a movie for 20th Century Fox based on Fantastic Four villain Doctor Doom. The post ‘Legion’ creator says he’s deve.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 20 min. ago

Affleck out as Batman? Warner Bros. may be eyeing a change soon

Are Ben Affleck's days as the Dark Knight numbered? A source with knowledge of the situation says that Warner Bros. is looking to begin a "graceful" transition, during which the actor will be replaced by another Caped Crusader. The post Affleck out a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 36 min. ago

Worldwide Wearable Computing Device Forecast Update, 2017–2021: CY 3Q17

This IDC study presents an updated five-year forecast for the worldwide wearables market."Following the events at CES, MWC, and Baselworld, there is clear reason to believe that the wearables market is on the rise again," says Ramon T. Llamas, resear.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated News15 hr. 44 min. ago

Senator blasts FCC for refusing to provide DDoS analysis

FCC is either too secretive or is unprepared for future attacks, senator says. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Valery Brozhinsky) US Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) criticized the Federal Communications Commission for failing to turn over its inter.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 44 min. ago

‘Legion’ creator says he’s developing a ‘Doctor Doom’ movie for Fox

During the San Diego Comic-Con panel for the Legion television series, creator Noah Hawley announced he is developing a movie for 20th Century Fox based on Fantastic Four villain Doctor Doom. The post ‘Legion’ creator says he’s deve.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 56 min. ago

Is Ben Affleck being ‘ushered out’ as Batman? A source hints at departure

Are Ben Affleck's days as the Dark Knight numbered? A source with knowledge of the situation says that Warner Bros. is looking to begin a "graceful" transition, during which the actor will be replaced by another Caped Crusader. The post Is Ben Afflec.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 4 min. ago

Steve the robot cop says he didn"t see a "no swimming" sign before impromptu dip

Steve the robot cop recently demonstrated that building such contraptions isn't always easy. Currently drying off after falling into a fountain, its maker is now trying to work out what exactly went wrong. The post Steve the robot cop says he didn�.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Dude eats a hot pepper every time Ariana Grande says "um" in a speech

Saying "um" while talking is pretty common, and most people don't really notice it—until someone points it out, and then it's nearly impossible to ignore.  While it may pain someone to hear excessive use of the word, one Ariana Grande.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News18 hr. 4 min. ago

Sami Atiya from ABB says industrial robots will add jobs, not take them away

 In and interview earlier this week at the TechCrunch Robotics Session held on the MIT campus in Cambridge, MA, Sami Atiya, president of ABB’s Robotics and Motion division, said he believes bringing robots into the manufacturing process.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 12 min. ago

Young Justice Season 3 New Character Designs Revealed and New Character Announced

Producers talked up the improbable third season of the beloved animated series Young Justice: Outsiders at Comic-Con today. It was abruptly cancelled back in 2013, but the beloved animated series Young Justice has beat the odds and come back fr.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News18 hr. 36 min. ago

Verizon Admits to Throttling Netflix, Says It Was Just Testing Optimizations

A story that took place earlier this week just blew right open, with Verizon admitting that it has been tampering with video streaming performance of select applications, with the majority of worry being voiced by users of Netflix. As it has played o.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News18 hr. 36 min. ago

The Essential Phone release date is still a "few weeks" away

Android creator Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone missed its initial launch, but is said to be arriving soon. The Essential Phone missed its initial June launch target, but the phone’s creator, Andy Rubin, says that it will arrive for those.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News18 hr. 36 min. ago

Inside AlphaBay"s World of Drugs, Guns and Hacking Tools

Two so-called "dark Web" sites dedicated to illegal drug and arms sales have been seized in an audacious sting operation, and the suspected ringleader has committed suicide, U.S. Justice Department officials said Thursday. Canadian Alexandre Cazes,.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News19 hr. 44 min. ago

Lyft Dives Into Autonomous Vehicles with Level 5

Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing service says it.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News19 hr. 44 min. ago

Google denies claims of a desktop Google.com revamp

Report says the famously plain Google homepage is changing. Google says it's not. Enlarge / Yahoogle. Google's homepage has been a stark white page for basically ever, with little more than a search box and a few buttons to get users to a se.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News20 hr. 12 min. ago

Andy Rubin Says Essential Phone Now Arriving in a “Few Weeks”

It has been quiet on the Essential Phone front in recent weeks, but Andy Rubin just pinged those of us who put our name down for a reservation to tell us that we’re getting there. Well, specifically he said that the phone is “now going th.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News21 hr. 12 min. ago

Ten Indian start-ups graduate from ‘Nexus Incubator’ after a 10-week training programme

The first batch of 10 Indian start-ups was on Friday graduated from the "Nexus Incubator", a collaboration between the University of Texas and the US State Department, during an event here. The post Ten Indian start-ups graduate from ‘Nexus Inc.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News22 hr. 4 min. ago

It may not look pretty, but Formula One thinks the ‘halo’ can protect drivers

Formula One "halo" cockpit-protection devices will be mandatory beginning next year says the FIA, F1's governing body. The halos are meant to protect drivers' heads from flying debris. The post It may not look pretty, but Formula One thinks the ̵.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 12 min. ago