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Obama Criticizes Congress for Refusing to Close Guantanamo Prison

President Obama blamed Congress for his failure to keep a promise to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryJan 20th, 2017

Highly Awarded BMW I-6 Remains Close to Perfection

2017 Story Behind 10 Best Engines “The main reason why we have kept the inline 6-cyl. is there is no other way to have the smoothness or the responsiveness, the turbin.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News1 hr. 55 min. ago

Bergdahl Could Get Life in Prison for Endangering Comrades

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will appear Monday before a military judge who will determine his punishment for walking off his post......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Microsoft’s Surface Pro LTE might not emerge until spring 2018

Potential delay will be disappointing news for those keenly awaiting this cellular spin on Microsoft’s 2-in-1. At the close of last month, Microsoft announced that the Surface Pro LTE would go on sale come December 1, but now it appears that.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 4 min. ago

Copa Airlines shores up margins in 2017 as conditions in Latin America slowly improve

Panama’s Copa Airlines is close to reaching its historically high margin performance in 2017 as the company’s yield, RASM and cost metrics continue to improve. Copa’s own capacity growth for the year, projected in the high single d.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  centreforaviationRelated News4 hr. 12 min. ago

Congress may play key role in fate of NAFTA

President Trump doesn't have a completely free hand when it comes to trade. Congress has certain authorities to regulate international commerce, and NAFTA was enabled by a series of domestic laws that only Congress can change......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 20 min. ago

Hyundai is close to naming Toyota veteran Brian Smith COO

Hyundai Motor America is preparing to name longtime Toyota and Lexus executive Brian Smith as its COO. Smith would report to Hyundai Motor America's new CEO, Kenny Lee. They will have a lot on their plate......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 20 min. ago

NASA decides to hang out at dwarf planet Ceres just a little while longer

With its hardware already right where it needs to be, NASA has decided it wants to extend its Dawn mission, which will bring its spacecraft extremely close to the surface of one of the most interesting objects in our Solar System that isn't a planet......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News16 hr. 4 min. ago

New video of a silver iPhone X in the wild surfaces online

We're finally getting close, folks. Pre-orders for Apple's highly anticipated iPhone X will finally open up this coming Friday, with deliveries slated to begin just one week later on November 3. With the iPhone X release now less than two weeks away,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News16 hr. 4 min. ago

Ying Gao"s dresses become animated "in the presence of strangers"

Fashion designer Ying Gao has created a collection of robotic dresses with fibrous panels that delicately twist and curl when in close proximity to strangers. Read more Fashion designer Ying Gao has created a collection of robotic dresses.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News21 hr. 28 min. ago

Latest video of iPhone X in the wild shows off white design and more

As we approach the release of the iPhone X next month, the device continues to make appearances in the wild. We shared a video and a handful of images of the device earlier this month, and now another close-up look of the iPhone X in white has hit th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsOct 21st, 2017

UK ‘Pirate’ Kodi Box Seller Handed a Suspended Prison Sentence

A man who sold devices loaded with Kodi and 'pirate' third-party addons has been handed a suspended sentence. After protesting his innocence and insisting he wanted to test the limits of the law, last month Brian Thompson pleaded guilty, ending the p.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsOct 21st, 2017

Pressure Mounts For New BRAC Round

The Pentagon is ramping up pressure on Congress to approve a new round of military base closures to save money, saying it has 19% too much infrastructure. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Uber, Intel, and other tech firms will urge Congress to let “Dreamers” stay

Uber: "We plan to support Dreamers as long as they need help." Enlarge / Protesters shout slogans against US President Donald Trump during a demonstration in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), also known as the Dream A.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Survey Results: Privatize ATC? Most Lopsided Results, Ever

In our first Plane & Pilot Survey, we asked you, our audience members, exactly what you thought about the proposal making its way through Congress right now to privatize ATC under a not-for-profit organization that would be heavy in airline represent.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  planeandpilotmagRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Viral Chinese mobile game requires players to "applaud" a speech by President Xi Jinping

Such a Great Speech: Applaud Xi Jinping has been played 860 million times; players score points by button-mashing an "applause" button while watching outtakes from President Xi Jinping's 3.5 hour speech to the Communist Party Congress last week. (m.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Steam Sale dates list leaks weeks in advance

Prepare your wallets, because it’s nearly time for Steam sales to return. The last major sale that Steam hosted was its annual Summer Sale, and at the end of this year, the Winter Sale will close out 2017 and bring us into the new year. Today t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

NASA chooses not to tell Congress how much deep space missions cost

The key question now is: Does Congress care? How much will the second flight of the Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft cost? We don't know. (credit: NASA) This week, the US Government Accountability Office reported on progress the space.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

NASA chooses to not tell Congress how much deep space missions cost

The key question now is: Does Congress care? How much will the second flight of the Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft cost? We don't know. (credit: NASA) This week, the US Government Accountability Office reported on progress the space.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

DHL"s mail robot carries heavy loads and frees up the hands of delivery workers

DHL is conducting trials of a new autonomous "PostBOT" robot that helps delivery workers by carrying the mail for them. It can deal with loads of up to 330 pounds and keeps close to the deliverer by tracking their legs. The post DHL's mail robot.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Players ‘applaud’ Xi Jinping in Tencent game

The game, which celebrates the Communist Party Congress, lets users "clap" Xi Jinping by tapping their phone screen.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017