Sweden Drops Julian Assange Rape Investigation

rmdingler writes: "Sweden is dropping its investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on rape allegations, according to a prosecution statement released Friday," reports CNN. "Assange, who has always denied wrongdoing, has been holed up at th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 19th, 2017

Wirecutter"s best deals: Bose SoundLink Mini II speaker drops to $150

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read their continuousl.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News7 hr. 50 min. ago

You may soon be able to presave albums on Spotify thanks to

Just because you're not buying albums as soon as pre-sale offers come out doesn't mean you don't want to be the first to hear a new album when it drops. That's where pre-saves for Spotify come in. The post You may soon be able to presave albums on Sp.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Verizon Drops Screen Replacement to $29 in Total Mobile Protection Plan

Verizon announced this week that its Total Mobile Protection plan now offers cracked screen repair for just $29. It used to cost $49, so yeah, a $20 discount on screen replacement is a solid change. Thanks, Verizon. Starting today, if you are interes.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News9 hr. 2 min. ago

DEAL(?): Essential Phone Drops by $100 at Best Buy

Mad at Google for the Pixel 2 XL’s display and are ready to jump fully into the other flagship phone on the market with flaws that happens to run stock Android? The Essential Phone is $100 off right now at Best Buy! I think that’s a deal......»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

Smart lock company August home purchased by actual lock company Yale

Smart-lock outfit Yale's parent company is buying August Home, in a move that may consolidate some of the smart lock market. Sweden-based Assa Abloy will pick up August Home for a cool $60 million, and the regulatory bodies involved are.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News11 hr. 18 min. ago

AI Is Changing Our Brains

Artificial intelligence is shaping not only how we think, but how we see ourselves. Will you one day be held accountable for something your digital self did without you knowing? In 1976, philosopher Julian Jaynes issued the provocative theory that r.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated News17 hr. 42 min. ago

Scania Strengthens its bus Range for Alternative Fuels

SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, Oct.19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With the addition of hybrid technology, Scania now meets the entire scope of alternatives for suburban and intercity operations. The Scania Interlink Low Decker is presently available for di.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News19 hr. 26 min. ago

Verizon, FCC settle E-Rate investigation for $17M

Verizon has agreed to pay $17 million to settle an FCC investigation in New York over possible violations of competitive bidding rules for the E-Rate program that subsidizes telecom services to local school districts......»»

Category: networkSource:  fiercetelecomRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Corticosteroids aid healing -- if the timing is right

A corticosteroid can improve the healing of damaged tendons, but it must be given at the right time, according to a new study from Sweden. In rats, the tendon became twice as strong......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Newspapers "slut-shamed" Asia Argento so badly over the Weinstein saga that she"s leaving Italy

The Italian actress and director Asia Argento was one of the first women to speak up out about an alleged rape by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. But now she's leaving Italy because she's been "slut-shamed" by the Italian press.  SEE ALSO:.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Sailors Found Dead 4 Days Apart at Home After Apparent Drug Overdoses

The deaths of two sailors found four days apart are under investigation after what authorities are calling drug overdoses......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Over 30,000 Published Studies Could Be Wrong Due To Contaminated Cells

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Science Alert: Researchers warn that large parts of biomedical science could be invalid due to a cascading history of flawed data in a systemic failure going back decades. A new investigation reveals more than.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Google Maps drops its experimental cupcake calorie feature

Google has decided to get rid of the calorie tracking feature it had added to the Google Maps iOS app. The feature crudely estimated the number of calories that would be burned by walking to a location versus driving or taking the bus. Though nifty f.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Apple Pay reportedly launching in Sweden, Finland & Denmark next week [U]

Update: MacPro has updated its story to say that the service is launching in Finland and Denmark too, with ‘several key retail partners lined-up.’ A report by the Swedish site MacPro claims that Apple Pay will be launching in Sweden next.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

FAA Issues Emergency AD on Some A380 Engines

News French BEA continuing its investigation of the incident. The emergency landing of an Air France Airbus A380 flying from Paris to Los Angeles has resulted in an emergency AD from the FAA. News French BEA co.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  flyingmagRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Trump"s Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws from Consideration

An investigation revealed the president’s pick had worked to weaken opioid controls -- Read more on»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

ZTE unveils Axon M, a foldable smartphone with two 5.2" displays for multitasking, larger canvas, and mirroring modes, coming Nov., starting at ~$725 on AT&T (Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends)

Julian Chokkattu / Digital Trends: ZTE unveils Axon M, a foldable smartphone with two 5.2" displays for multitasking, larger canvas, and mirroring modes, coming Nov., starting at ~$725 on AT&T  —  ZTE doubles down on different with.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Air Force Academy Probes Alleged Cheating, Athlete Misconduct

Cheating by freshman Air Force Academy cadets and alleged misconduct by members of the lacrosse team were under investigation......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Surface Book 2 news: Microsoft drops a beautiful bombshell

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 is finally coming! Here's all the latest news, including our first hands on with the device, as well as the rumors and reports on the size, CPU, new features, and more that led up to the launch. The post Surface Book 2 ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Apple Pay reportedly launching in Sweden next week, with Nordea as first bank

A report by the Swedish site MacPro claims that Apple Pay will be launching in Sweden next week. It says that Nordea will be the first Swedish bank to support the payment method, and that a joint announcement will be made on October 24 … more.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017