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Mayor 'may ban highest polluting cars from London streets'

He added that the T-charge was the "toughest emission standard of any major city". It took the capital just five days in January to breach its pollution limits for the whole of 2017 and this has prompted environmental campaigners to call on the Government to create a credible framework for improving air quality and banning all diesels from London by 2025. [Full Article...]

Arrest of Samsung's Lee may not affect smartphone business in short term

Lee Jae-yong, who is also known as Jay Y. Lee, was taken into custody on Thursday after prosecutor Park Young-soo, who has been attempting to put together a bribery case against Lee and President Park, produced fresh evidence of bribery. The arrest, if it causes Lee to remain absent from Samsung , could potentially upset business operations. Lee, 48, is accused of paying nearly $36 million in b... [Full Article...]

Here we go again: Sprint and T-Mobile merger talks may resume

Two, insiders familiar with Sprint's thinking say that its majority owner SoftBank is now willing to give up control of Sprint to Germany's Deutsche Telekom. Apparently, Softbank has yet to directly approach Deutsche Telekom . "We may be dealing with totally different people, different company", he said. [Full Article...]

The new iPhone looks set to be remarkably different from previous versions

Rumors state that this upgrade on the iPhone 8's battery is made possible by Apple adopting a stacked, L-shaped battery construction for the iPhone 8's speculated 2700mAh battery. In some ways, Apple's patent is very similar to Synaptics' FS9100 optical fingerprint sensing technology, which also is created to move sensors to underneath the display and allow for fingerprint detection through up... [Full Article...]

Analysts Near-Term outlook: Sprint Corporation (S), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Analysts Near-Term outlook: Sprint Corporation (S), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Average Revenue Estimate for the current quarter is $25.23 Billion, according to consensus forecast of 20 analysts. Lourd Capital LLC boosted its stake in shares of J P Morgan Chase & Co by 15.0% in the second quarter. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 6th will be issued a $0.48 dividend. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.12%. [Full Article...]

LG confirms 5.7-inch FullVision screen, UX 6.0 for G6

Of course, the higher resolution on its own is already a big advantage for the LG G6. This will allow you to have two apps running side-by-side without negatively affecting the way they are displayed. The new video above plays on this "double square" theme within the LG UX6 experience. We're not really seeing a lot of multitasking in the video, but LG explained how this would work in a press rel... [Full Article...]

HTC will streamline its smartphone lineup for 2017

While neither a confirmation or denial, HTC would be foolish not grow their Vive brand into the mobile space, which is growing far rapidly than the high-end VR sector. Although the company posted a swelling net loss in its fourth quarter earnings report, the transition of resources does not necessarily mean that it will only manufacture flagship or premium devices from now on. [Full Article...]

Indian shares down; Tata Motors, Sun Pharma drag

Operating profit (EBITDA) of the standalone business for the quarter stood at Rs153 crore with operating margin at 1.5 per cent. Loss before and after tax for the quarter ended 31 December 2016 was Rs1,032 crore and Rs1,046 crore, respectively, against Rs139 crore and Rs137 crore, respectively, for the corresponding quarter a year ago. [Full Article...]

7 reasons why Facebook will autoplay sound despite complaints

7 reasons why Facebook will autoplay sound despite complaints However, if the phone is on silent mode, videos will not play with sound . Facebook started testing a mid-roll advertising option for live video in the fall, and Rose pointed to that as a way Facebook and publishers will make money from live down the road. [Full Article...]

Chicago gun violence: Toddler dies after being shot while riding in vehicle

White and the male were pronounced dead at the scene. But while Breunna sustained gunshot wounds to her stomach, both she and her unborn baby are reportedly in stable condition at Mount Sinai Hospital and are expected to survive. James Johnson, 23, died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office. The shooting is the latest in a wave of gu... [Full Article...]

Amazon Chime Video Conferencing Platform Targets Skype And WebEx With Aggressive Pricing

Amazon Chime Video Conferencing Platform Targets Skype And WebEx With Aggressive Pricing It's described as "a new unified communications service that makes meetings easier and more efficient than ever before", and it looks an very bad lot like a direct competitor with Skype. Amazon Chime is now available for download, with a free basic edition that includes just the calls and messages. Chime will, Amazon claims, eliminate common frustrations found in video-chat meetings. [Full Article...]

Amazon launches videoconferencing for cloud customers

Amazon Rekognition is a developer toolkit that is part of the firm's AWS cloud computing service. Users at the other two pricing tiers can join conferences set up by Pro users, so companies can mix and match licenses to minimize Chime's cost. [Full Article...]

First black Bachelorette cast

First black Bachelorette cast On the first night, Nick chose to give the the first impression rose to Lindsay. The Texas lawyer admitted on the February 14 edition of "GMA" that she was initially hesitant and very "nervous" about returning to Bachelor Nation after not finding love with Nick Viall. [Full Article...]

Top three sketches from Alec Baldwin's 'SNL' episode

He's apparently so good at it that a Dominican Republic newspaper ran Baldwin instead of Trump in a photo in its front page . The paper's apology to readers and "all those who felt affected by the publication" included notedly similar-looking photographs of Baldwin in costume and Trump. [Full Article...]

Apple's Newest IPhone Is Set To Come With A Hefty Pricetag

Kuo said the iPhone 8 will come with a 2,700 mAh L-shaped 2-cell battery pack. Shares of Apple are trading above their all-time high Monday, fueled in part by mounting speculation about the new iPhone - which many expect will get a substantial makeover. [Full Article...]

How to watch the Trump, Trudeau press conference live

How to watch the Trump, Trudeau press conference live Trump's inability to not turn a simple handshake into a blatant power move got a lot of attention this weekend after Japan's Prime Minister, Shinz┼Ź Abe , had the absolute best recovery face after an exceedingly awkward 19-second handshake. [Full Article...]

North Korea releases missile launch footage

North Korea releases missile launch footage While President Donald Trump hosted Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe over the weekend, North Korea decided the time was right for another missile test . South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo issued a strong response to the launch on Monday, and requested the country's 13th Air Operations Command to check for military preparedness. [Full Article...]

SpaceX's Latest Test Brings Rockets Back to NASA's Most Famous Launch Pad

The rocket is scheduled to blast off on Saturday to deliver a Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station for NASA. The launch pad has a storied history, with all of the crewed Apollo missions except for Apollo 10 lifting off from the pad, as well as the first 24 space shuttle missions. [Full Article...]

Classic Hot Wheels cars are coming to 'Rocket League'

Classic Hot Wheels cars are coming to 'Rocket League' The Rocket League Hot Wheels DLC launches on all platforms and in all locations on February 21, 2017. For those who don't pay for the Rocket League Hot Wheels DLC, it will also usher in some free updates for all players. The title gained popularity for having game mechanics that are the same with soccer, but instead of playing with simulated footballers, players will have to make use of rocket... [Full Article...]

The "Cash Me Ousside" Girl Just Made Her Music Video Debut

The Now, "Cash me outside" chick Danielle Bregoli is set to step foot again on the talk show for a second time around this season. Dr. Phil asked Danielle and her mother Barbara Ann to return to the show to update us on this personal progress, but the pair were less than forthcoming and spent a fair amount of time arguing with McGraw and his producers. [Full Article...]


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