REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-04, 02:13

Taxi park-in jams Mexico City’s Zocalo to protest ride apps

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Taxi drivers have snarled traffic in downtown Mexico City in their latest protest against Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The protesters claim the apps are unfair competition beca...

Taxi park-in jams Mexico City’s Zocalo to protest ride apps

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China's Didi shuns Mexico's ride-hailing tax plan Chinese ride-hailing platform Didi said on Monday it would not take part for now in a new Mexican scheme to retain tax from drivers and delivery riders at technology companies, after rival firms Uber and Cabify signed up to the program....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Mexico tax plan for Uber creates friction among ride hailing firms Mexico on Monday detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but China's Didi said it would not take part in the arrangement, sparking friction within the industry....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Sam Kerr: 'I was total crap in my first season as a footballer' | Richard Parkin On the eve of the Women’s World Cup, the Matildas captain talks about her initial reluctance to embrace the game after growing up with a different-shaped ball“When I first changed to football it wasn’t exciting for me, I was taken away from something I loved, and that sucked.” It’s a startling admis...
2019-06-05, 21:52

Sub-plots abound as Matildas gear up for defining game with Brazil | Richard Parkin The overarching narrative of Australia’s Women’s World Cup campaign very much hinges on events in MontpellierAlea iacta est. So the histories report Caesar uttered as he crossed the Rubicon, risking all on the hopes of a dream. After days of furore following Australia’s shock loss to a vastly improv...
2019-06-13, 07:26

Delivery drivers ride out in protest over murdered father killed 'confronting thugs who were trying to steal moped' in Battersea Scores of moped delivery drivers rode through London last night in protest at the murder of a colleague beaten to death by thugs trying to steal his bike....
2019-05-29, 14:13

Mexico City assesses damage after violent feminist protest Workers have thrown up a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous and violent protest over a string of alleged rapes by police...
2019-08-18, 03:52

Reporter brutally punched during live hit at Mexico City protest: report A television reporter in Mexico was knocked unconscious during a live broadcast while covering a tense protest sparked by allegations that police officers in Mexico City raped two teenaged girls, reports said....
2019-08-19, 15:13

Fans wait hours in line to ride new Harry Potter ride ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Universal Orlando Resort’s new Harry Potter-themed roller coaster opened this week, and visitors were waiting in line for multiple hours to ride it. Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure opened on Thursday at the resort’s Islands of Adventure park. The...
2019-06-15, 20:13

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are breaking in to ride-sharing Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is now partnering with ride-share firm Lyft.       ...
2019-06-28, 01:39

Apple’s watchOS 6 brings new apps (and various iPhone apps) to Watch Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) SAN JOSE, Calif.—At its developer conference today, Apple described its new Apple Watch software features in detail. Called watchOS 6, the operating-system update adds new apps, watchfaces, and features that enhance the ways users are already putting their App...
2019-06-03, 21:26

Jazz Jams for Justice and Profit Jazz at the Philharmonic, a groundbreaking concert held 75 years ago integrated audiences, popularized live recordings, and brought jazz appreciation into the mainstream....
2019-07-02, 06:00

| WATCH | Traffic jams cause patients' death in ambulances Gridlock in Manila is costing lives as ambulances stuck in traffic face severe delays in the race against the clock to reach the city's hospitals, medics warn....
2019-09-09, 20:52

Artificial intelligence to prevent traffic jams months in advance News 27 Aug, 2019 The Department for Transport plans to give technology firms access to traffic data to allow them to help prevent future congestion...
2019-08-27, 18:52

Mount Everest Is So Crowded That Climbers Are Perishing In Traffic Jams Anjali Kulkarni, an Indian mountain climber, trained for six years to make it to the top of Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world. She finally fulfilled her longtime goal when she......
2019-05-25, 03:52

Train Delays, Jams After Heavy Rain In Mumbai, Waterlogging In Many Areas Local trains in Mumbai are running late due to waterlogging on railway tracks after heavy rain overnight and this morning. Many short and long-distance trains have also been delayed or cancelled....
2019-07-01, 11:39

CHEAP: Pump up the jams, fellow kidz! This Anker portable speaker is $20 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Have you ever spotted one of these people walking around town with a speaker in their backpack, obnoxiously bumping tunes nobody else in their vicinity likes? Well, for $20 bucks, you, too, can be that person. Am...
2019-08-23, 19:13

Jazz musician Mark G. Meadows jams deep into the night on his D.C. Dream Day The D.C.-based composer, pianist and vocalist, who recently released the EP "Be the Change," also hits up some old haunts on his perfect day in the District....
2019-08-01, 02:13

Gunman's weapon jams twice as he tries to shoot woman, NYPD video shows New York City police released stunning video Monday showing what could have been a fatal encounter -- except the masked gunman’s weapon jammed twice....
2019-07-23, 13:52

'Firebird' roller coaster jams at Six Flags park near DC; all passengers escorted to safety Passengers had to be escorted off of a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Maryland on Thursday after the ride reportedly became stuck at the top of a hill....
2019-07-19, 09:13

Drivers, you're merging all wrong: Being polite is causing traffic jams, experts say Stop merging early. The 'zipper merge' is the most efficient method that drivers can use, AAA says. Here's how it works.        ...
2019-07-24, 00:52

Mount Everest's historic climbing season ending after deaths, traffic jams of climbers Mount Everest blogger Alan Arnette wrote Thursday that one of the last known teams turned around during their summit attempt because of bad weather.        ...
2019-05-31, 17:52

Knee-deep flooding jams transit, swamps battered Brooklyn, darkens parts of New Jersey Trains and planes were delayed while cars and pedestrians slogged through knee-deep water in Brooklyn as flooding swept through parts of the borough.        ...
2019-07-23, 16:13

World Naked Bike Ride 2019: Hundreds of cyclists take part in naked bike ride around the capital Hundreds of cyclists across the world have taken part in a naked bike ride in an annual protest aimed at celebrating the human body and campaigning against dependency on cars....
2019-06-09, 07:13

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters and forced it to postpone a second round of debate on a controversial law that would allow extradition to mainland China....
2019-06-12, 08:00

To Avoid Traffic Jams, One-Way Traffic System Implemented In Manali To deal with heavy traffic in Manali, the administration on Wednesday decided to enforce one-way traffic system from today. It will be a permanent arrangement....
2019-06-13, 09:52

This five-seater air taxi just completed its first flight The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagined transportation would be like over a half-century later. It’s a disappointing reality, but some com...
2019-05-22, 04:00

New low-spec LEVC TX Icon taxi on the way News 31 Jul, 2019 LEVC to build low-spec ‘Icon’ version of its TX electric taxi, while also announcing it's '100% committed’ to staying in the UK...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Taxi slams into Hell’s Kitchen restaurant A yellow cab slammed into a Manhattan restaurant on Thursday afternoon, injuring seven people, an FDNY spokesman said. The driver crashed into the Westville Hell’s Kitchen, located on Ninth Avenue near West 54th Street, shortly after 12:30 p.m., during the eatery’s business hours. The vi...
2019-07-11, 20:26

Yellow taxi bursts into flames in Tribeca A yellow taxi went up in flames Tuesday morning in Tribeca — with dramatic photos showing the car completely engulfed in the inferno as black smoke billowed from the blaze. The sedan caught fire around 11:50 a.m. on Greenwich Street between Jay and Harrison streets, an FDNY spokesman said. No ...
2019-07-03, 20:13

Taxi slams into scaffolding in Midtown: authorities A yellow taxi crashed into scaffolding near a Midtown intersection during Wednesday morning rush hour, authorities said. The minivan careened into the scaffolding near West 43rd Street and Fifth Avenue when the taxi driver suffered an unspecified medical episode around 9:15 a.m., FDNY and NYPD spoke...
2019-07-03, 17:39

Airbus shares a glimpse of its flying taxi cockpit Airbus has been working on its Vahana project for years. It's an attempt to create an autonomous passenger drone network that could operate like a flying version of the Waymo's self-driving cars. In January, the company's flying taxi took to the skie......
2019-05-23, 00:39

Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne Telstra, Macquarie, Westfield-operator Scentre Group, and Melbourne Airport to help the Silicon Valley darling launch a third Uber Air pilot city and the first outside of the United States....
2019-06-12, 04:13

Skai could be the first fuel cell-powered flying taxi Flying taxi designs are seemingly ubiquitous these days, but a startup is betting that its choice of powerplant could help it stand out. Alaka'i has unveiled Skai, a flying taxi that will run on hydrogen fuel cells (the first of its kind, the company......
2019-05-30, 09:52

In Night Call, You're A Taxi Driver Who Has To Find A Killer There’s a serial killer on the loose in Paris. The taxi that you drive is running low on gas, the police detective in your back seat is strong-arming you into gathering information, and if you don’t make rent, you’re gonna end up on the streets. This is Night Call, a slice-of-life mystery game that ...
2019-07-18, 22:26

Didi announces autonomous taxi pilot for Shanghai Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is launching a self-driving taxi service in Shanghai, after spinning out its driverless car business as a standalone unit.Read More...
2019-08-30, 18:00

Cabbie describes coaching passenger through childbirth in his taxi The Big Apple cabbie who calmly coached a woman through childbirth in the back of his car — and who didn’t even get a tip for his trouble — said he was left with a $190 cleanup bill. Livery driver Luis Leonardo, 34, told The Post that last month’s backseat miracle, in which a...
2019-08-01, 22:52

2,500th LEVC TX taxi rolls off production line News 31 Jul, 2019 LEVC has now produced 2,500 electric TX taxis at its factory in Coventry, preventing 6,800 tonnes of CO2 from entering the atmosphere...
2019-07-31, 18:26

The most ridiculous things Tote Taxi has hauled to the Hamptons Danielle Candela drew the line at the Picasso in the gilt frame. “It wasn’t wrapped or anything — I didn’t want the liability.” But the founder of Tote Taxi has shuttled almost everything else you can imagine between New York and the Hamptons — including luggage, golf clubs, strollers, soil and even...
2019-05-23, 15:26

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing countries in the world....
2019-06-12, 13:13

Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the VoloCity. Designed to serve as an on-demand, inner-city vehicle, it can carry two passengers and their h......
2019-08-22, 01:13

LEVC produces 2500th TX electrified taxi in Coventry LEVC's Coventry facility has been heavily upgraded to produce the TX Range-extender TX has saved its owners £3.85 million in fuel costs compared to outgoing TX4 London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has produced the 2500th example of its TX range-extender hybrid taxi, marking a significant produ...
2019-07-31, 23:13

Volocopter proves its air taxi can work with air traffic control In order for air taxis and delivery drones to succeed, they'll have to play nicely with air traffic control systems. Yesterday, a Volocopter air taxi proved it's ready to do just that. The Volocopter 2X performed a series of tests at the Helsinki int......
2019-08-30, 22:00

World's 10 cheapest cities to catch a taxi cab Believe it or not, there are still some countries where a cab is as cheap as ridesharing. Click forward to see the world's 10 cheapest taxi rides.       ...
2019-06-28, 23:26

Cops injured in Midtown brawl after teen hit by taxi When police got to the scene at West 52nd Street and Eighth Avenue around 2:30 p.m., the crowd went after the cops and officers used spray to gain control....
2019-09-13, 01:26

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
2019-05-21, 16:52

Cruise, GM's Driverless-Car Unit, Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscoring the difficulty of safely deploying robotic vehicles on public roads....
2019-07-24, 18:39

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, which claims the vertical take-off craft could be the basis for an on-demand air service within six years.The electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft is...
2019-05-22, 10:52

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” said Council Speaker Corey Johnson. “It’s clear that...
2019-06-13, 12:39

Reckless Loans Devastated Taxi Drivers. Now Prosecutors Are Investigating. “I hope they help us,” said Mohammed Hoque, a cabdriver who spoke with agents as part of a new federal investigation into exploitative lending practices....
2019-09-10, 10:26

At $14,777, Could This 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi be an Uber-Good Deal? One of the best ‘dad jokes’ is when someone asks you to call them a cab and you reply with “okay, you are a cab.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe NV200 is already a cab, but could its price be calling you?...
2019-06-03, 19:00

Facial recognition will catch sleepy taxi drivers in Russia Exhausted Russian taxi drivers may soon be forced to take breaks. Yandex.Taxi, the largest taxi service in the nation, will install devices in all their cars that use facial recognition technology to identify tired drivers, reports Bloomberg. The com......
2019-08-08, 13:52

LEVC reveals new taxi-based range-extender delivery van Range-extender van promises 80 miles of electric-only running; order books will open next year LEVC has given the green light to a new delivery van, based on the same range-extender electric vehicle technology as its new London taxi.  Based substantially on the same architecture as the new TX black...
2019-06-17, 13:13

GM's Driverless-Car Unit Cruise Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscoring the difficulty of safely deploying robotic vehicles on public roads....
2019-07-24, 15:13

De Blasio calls for probe of taxi lenders following predatory loan report Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a probe Monday of the city taxi market following a damning report that claimed industry leaders duped drivers with predatory loans and artificially inflated the costs of cab medallions for years– leading to their eventual collapse. “Today I ordered a joint investi...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service....
2019-06-12, 03:52

Uber Air announces Melbourne as trial city for flying taxi service Ridesharing company says test flights of Uber Air’s helicopter-like ‘flying car’ will begin next yearMelbourne will be the first city outside the US to host trials of Uber Air, a service the company describes as “aerial ridesharing” that will shuttle people from rooftop to rooftop for the price of a...
2019-06-12, 05:52

New Google Maps feature alerts you if your taxi or rideshare driver strays off course Google is testing a new feature on its map app which could make rideshare or taxi trips safer. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.       ...
2019-06-12, 20:52

Uber Claims It's Exempt From California Gig Economy Law Because It's a 'Platform,' Not a Taxi Company After the California legislature passed AB5, a bill designed to force tech companies to treat gig economy workers as employees rather than contractors, Uber has pulled an well-worn card out of its hat: inventing an excuse to just like, not do that.Read more......
2019-09-12, 07:13

India To Order Taxi Aggregators Like Uber, Ola To Go Electric By 2026: Report India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules......
2019-06-07, 03:00

Google Maps Testing New Feature That Will Make Your Taxi Rides Safer Google Maps is getting a new feature that will alert taxi passengers when their ride goes off route by 500 meters. The feature seems to be limited to India currently....
2019-06-11, 12:26

Self-driving taxi service Waymo rolls out perks to lure riders Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry. The Alphabet subsidiary is testing complimentary Wi-Fi in its robotaxis in greater Phoenix, where hundreds of the company’s identical, driverless min...
2019-07-08, 17:00

Hidden Document Reveals N.Y. Was Warned of Looming Taxi Loan Crisis In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have devastated thousands of cabdrivers....
2019-06-27, 20:13

Opposition activist dragged from taxi as Russian police detain 685 protesters Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections....
2019-08-03, 22:00

Scathing report accuses taxi medallion brokers of misleading drivers Taxi-medallion brokers preyed on immigrant wannabe owners by failing to be transparent about the terms of their loans — leaving them with crippling amounts of debt, according to a scathing report released by the city Monday. Mayor de Blasio initiated a “45-day review” of the broker...
2019-07-08, 18:26

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
2019-05-22, 02:00

Daimler and Geely back Volocopter to help launch its flying taxi service Flying taxis are one step closer to becoming a reality. Volocopter announced in 2018 that it hopes to have autonomous air taxis in the sky within five years, and one step on the path to achieving that is securing that all-important investment money....
2019-09-09, 17:39

Google Maps will tell you if your taxi driver is veering off course to rack up a higher fare If you’ve ever worried that your taxi driver might be trying to take advantage of you by taking a more scenic route to your destination than you’d like, then you’ll have a new tool at your disposal to keep him or her in check: Google Maps. Well, you could always use Google Maps or ...
2019-06-11, 01:52

De Blasio nominee won’t give specifics on Taxi and Limousine Commission concerns Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? Mayor de Blasio’s pick to head the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission — a former deputy of recently-departed chair Meera Joshi — vowed on Thursday to be a “transformative” force at the agency, but offered little in...
2019-07-19, 02:00

Heathrow Airport drone protest: Environmental activists will go ahead with week-long protest to disrupt flights with toy drones, airport says Climate change activists are going ahead with their plan to cause major disruption at Heathrow Airport by flying toy drones in a week-long protest, the airport has said....
2019-08-30, 15:13

Exclusive: India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric - documents India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules for clean mobility....
2019-06-06, 18:00

New York luxury Realtor buys taxi ad to find 'wonderful, single, divorced dad' A successful New York City realtor bought a 30-second taxi ad this week advertising herself as a potential second wife for a “wonderful, single, divorced dad.”...
2019-07-31, 18:13

John Eliot Gardiner: Britten to Beirut in the back of a taxi - my night with Bernstein As a student, the conductor met Bernstein and got to ask him about West Side Story. He’s waited 61 years to conduct it, a moment when its themes of bigotry and disempowered youth feel more relevant than everI was in my early 20s studying in Paris when Leonard Bernstein came to the city to conduct. W...
2019-08-04, 19:26

2019 Frankfurt Motor Show: Continental Showcases Autonomous Robo-Taxi With Robo-Taxis, Continental is looking at an emission-free transport which will help pick or drop people which will considerably reduces the need for infrastructure....
2019-09-13, 08:26

Cruise Delays Robo-Taxi Launch in Another Reality Check for Driverless Cars In yet another sign the autonomous vehicle industry was way too aggressive predicting widespread AV use by the end of the decade, GM subsidiary Cruise has delayed its commercial service, according to a company blog post, which was initially targeted for the end of this year. Instead, the company an...
2019-07-25, 01:13

Former taxi commissioner sees more cities adopting New York's tough rules on Uber and Lyft Meera Joshi, former head of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, told CNBC on Monday that she predicts more cities are going to adopt TLC's rules on ride-hailing companies....
2019-08-13, 08:52

U.S.-Mexico migration deal boosts USMCA approval drive-Mexico official The deal over migration struck on Friday between Mexico and the United States has given a boost to the process of ratifying a new North American trade deal known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a senior Mexican official said....
2019-06-08, 05:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures, Mexico peso gain on U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday after a migration deal between the United States and Mexico late last week to avert a tariff war added to a weak U.S. job data which cemented expectations of Federal Reserve rate cuts....
2019-06-10, 01:39

Mexico official says no major impact in Grupo Mexico sulfuric acid spill A sulfuric acid spill in the Gulf of California at a site belonging to mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico would not likely cause a "major impact," Mexico's environment minister Victor Toledo said on Tuesday....
2019-07-16, 20:13

Mexico environmental authority suspends Grupo Mexico facility after sulfuric acid spill Mexico's environmental prosecutor Profepa said on Saturday it ordered the partial and temporary closure of mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico's Guaymas facility after it spilled sulfuric acid in the Gulf of California....
2019-07-21, 07:00

U.S. stock futures, Mexico peso gain on U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday after a migration deal between the United States and Mexico late last week to avert a tariff war added to a weak U.S. job data which cemented expectations of Federal Reserve rate cuts....
2019-06-10, 02:26

Mexico president says El Chapo's drug wealth should go to Mexico Mexico's president on Thursday welcomed a proposal to give the alleged fortune of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the country's indigenous people, and said the wealth of Mexican criminals in the United States should be returned to Mexico....
2019-09-05, 21:52

The best – and worst – countries in the world for cheap taxi rides At one end of the scale, you've got Egypt, where $3 will get you a 5-kilometer cab ride. At the other end, there's Switzerland, where you'll pay $25.       ...
2019-06-28, 23:26

The Gig Could Be Up for Ride Hailers A California bill reclassifying contracted gig-economy workers as employees could lead to significant increases in expenses for ride-hailers and food-delivery platforms alike....
2019-09-10, 20:26

Welcome To The Last Ride Of Marta's Brazil The sun is about to set on Brazil this summer. The land of joga bonito has fielded one of, if not the, best generations of women’s soccer players over the last two decades, but age and an inability to adapt to the rapidly evolving game could see the Seleção’s campaign in France end in yet another di...
2019-06-07, 00:26

Lyft wants to be your ride to and from concerts Lyft is hitting the music festival circuit this summer. The ridesharing company announced today a partnership with entertainment giant AEG to be the exclusive rideshare, bike and scooter partner a number of major music events. Lyft will be on hand at......
2019-06-27, 23:39

This September, Let's Ride Our Bikes We’ve done running and swimming, so let’s turn September’s fitness challenge focus on cycling. If you don’t have a bike, don’t worry—indoor cycling is very much allowed. Today, we have a few tips for beginners....
2019-09-06, 18:26

I Need an Off-Road Ride to Tow Behind My RV That Isn't a Jeep! What Car Should I Buy? Ron is looking for a vehicle to flat-tow behind his RV that has AWD/4WD and isn’t too heavy. He really does not want a Jeep, but he does have a fairly healthy budget of around $30,000 to spend. What car should he buy?...
2019-07-18, 21:52

'Deadwood' saddles up for last ride "Deadwood" was one of HBO's greatest dramas, before coming to an abrupt end in 2006 -- after just three seasons -- due to a dispute between the network and series creator David Milch. "Deadwood: The Movie" provides a welcome if bittersweet, characteristically foul-mouthed reunion, one that more than...
2019-05-31, 15:52

No, you don’t own your apps — here’s why it feels like you do Possessions are going out of fashion. An endless stream of media reports claim millennials – that amorphous mass of people born in the 1980s and 1990s who have grown up with the internet and digital technology – are in favor of accessing rather than owning stuff. And yet my research shows that ownin...
2019-07-22, 23:39

Are Dating Apps All Hot or Not? Dating apps lead our digital lives, but they don’t always lead to love at first swipe. Many users air their grievances about various dating platforms on social media, hoping for empathy or even a date....
2019-08-03, 00:00

Keep These Apps Off Your Kid's Phone No matter how long you manage to hold them off, at some point, your kids will have their own electronic devices, and they’ll use those devices to communicate with others. First with friends and family, but eventually with strangers, too. Read more......
2019-08-23, 03:13

How to See Which Apps Are Using All Your Data Almost every app on your phone likely uses some amount of data to run. How much data those apps use; however, can vary pretty dramatically....
2019-07-15, 18:52

2019 BMW S 1000 RR First Ride Review We hit a few laps around the Buddh International Circuit on a sweltering day with the new 2019 BMW S 1000 RR, a bike which can be lightning fast, yet easy enough to manage for riders new to a 200......
2019-07-02, 13:52

Honda CB300R First Ride Review We spend a day riding Honda's new roadster, the very handsome CB300R. It could prove to be shot in the arm for Honda in the 200 cc to 400 cc space, where the company has been lacking firepower for......
2019-06-01, 13:39

Thomas would ride for Froome, says Wiggins "If he is required to do so, Geraint Thomas will ride for Chris Froome at the Tour de France, says Bradley Wiggins. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
2019-06-05, 12:39

Fitbit devices can pay for your NYC bus or subway ride Add Fitbit to the growing list of device makers that will support tap-to-pay in New York City's mass transit system. When the city's contactless fare pilot program starts on May 31st, Fitbit Pay-equipped wearables like the Versa Special Edition, Char......
2019-05-29, 18:13

Parents, would you let your kid ride an Uber or Lyft by themselves? Uber and Lyft state that kids under 18 can't ride without being accompanied by an adult. Some do anyway, even with parental permission.       ...
2019-09-04, 22:13

Bajaj Pulsar 125 First Ride Review We spend some time with the newest member of the Bajaj Pulsar family - the all-new Bajaj Pulsar 125. It's the entry-level model of the Pulsar family, and we spend a few hours to see what it has to......
2019-09-06, 03:00

How to Ride the Waves of the "Most Volatile Commodity" Watch Steve Craig, our Energy Pro Service editor and contributor to the monthly Global Market Perspective, walk you through the recent ups and down in natural gas -- and give you his forecast....
2019-07-31, 18:26

We tried a $12,000 'flying surfboard' and it's a lot easier to ride than you may think Lift Foils builds the eFoil, a hydrofoiling board with an electric motor attached to the bottom of the foil. You can fly over the water without wind, waves, a paddle or a tow. We went to Isabela, Puerto Rico to try out the 'flying surfboard,' and it turns out, riding the efoil was easier than we e...
2019-08-01, 00:26

Finally, I can use my iPhone to ride the NYC subway This morning, as I've done regularly since moving to New York City years ago, I left my Brooklyn apartment to head to Engadget headquarters in Manhattan. In an ideal world, I would've been able to use my iPhone to get through the turnstile at my near......
2019-05-31, 21:39

Indian FTR 1200 First Ride Review We swing a leg over the Indian FTR 1200. For the uninitiated, it is a sporty (yes, sporty!) street tracker motorcycle from Indian Motorcycle and is a world different from anything that the company has......
2019-09-07, 11:00

No Ride for You? Uber's Risky Ratings Uber says it will start banning riders in the U.S. and Canada with “significantly below average” ratings. “Respect is a two-way street,” Uber said, noting that riders and drivers should meet a minimum rating threshold....
2019-06-04, 15:01

First ride: 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo We're among the first in the world to ride shotgun in the latest mid-engined Ferrari supercar. How does the F8 Tributo fare around Maranello's roads? “The idea is to combine the agility of the Pista with the comfort of the GTB”, so says Ferrari test driver Fabrizio Toschi on the new F8 Tributo, the...
2019-08-14, 12:26

Someone Has Dethroned Lil Nas X From the No. 1 Spot, So He Can't Ride That Horse No More Has the time come when Lil Nas X can’t ride his horse “no more?” Well, he won’t be riding it on No. 1 Boulevard any longer because “Old Town Road” has been dethroned....
2019-08-21, 02:00

Paul Revere, Beyond the Midnight Ride Separating the fictive Longfellow poem from fact, a new show reveals that the rebel messenger was also a peerless networker, propagandist and proto-industrialist....
2019-09-11, 18:13

First ride: 2019 Ford Focus ST With the imminent arrival of an all-new Focus ST, we hitch a ride to see if it can bottle the brilliance of its little brother "The spirit of everything we learned from the Fiesta ST is definitely in there," says Leo Roeks, peering up at the differential housing of the latest, third-generation Focu...
2019-05-22, 20:39

The best iPad apps of 2019 Apps set the iPad apart from other tablets, whether you need to work on office tasks, learn something new, make music, watch a movie or become a digital artist.But which apps are worth your cash and time? We’ve tested thousands to come up with our definitive list of the best apps for iPad rig...
2019-05-29, 12:52

Best productivity apps of 2019 Working online can mean distractions and loss of productivity, not least when multiple applications and software platforms need to be used and switched between. Luckily, a number of companies have come up with solutions to ensure that individuals and teams can work more productively and efficiently,...
2019-05-26, 21:00

Are Hypnotherapy Apps Better Than Meditation? Often associated with onstage theatrics and eccentric celebrities, hypnosis is moving further into the mainstream with hypnotherapy apps like Clementine, Harmony Hypnosis and Mindset....
2019-08-28, 03:26

Download these 5 apps before your next trip There are millions of apps available for your phone, but you can't take all of them on your next trip. So which travel apps should you pack?        ...
2019-05-24, 15:39

The best iPhone apps we've used in 2019 Apps are the cornerstone of the iPhone – what really set it apart from Android. The best iPhone apps are typically best in class.However, finding the greatest apps among the millions available isn’t easy, and so we’ve done the hard work for you. Our lists compile the very b...
2019-06-04, 12:39

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, the company announced that it will no longer allow apps in the Google Play Store that "facilitate the sale of marijuana or marijuana products regardless...
2019-06-01, 03:26

Will apps have to change to support 5G? 5G is coming, as you may have already heard, with the super-fast, super-versatile, next-gen standard for cellular data transfer starting to arrive on phones already. So how is it going to affect the most important part of our phones – the apps that run on top of them?Will apps need to be rebu...
2019-06-10, 15:26

10 best Smart TV apps for your Samsung TV As nice as your new Samsung TV may look in your living room, it's the apps and services you can find on its smart TV platform that are going to define what you're watching and how you go about it.Samsung Smart TVs have gotten a real upgrade this last year, thanks to the new Smart Hub opera...
2019-06-17, 18:00

The Best Note-taking Apps We recently polled readers with suggestions for the best note-taking apps. Most of you said you still do things the old-fashioned way with pen and paper—a technique I heartily endorse....
2019-09-04, 03:00

Here are 235 apps that will not run with macOS Catalina macOS 10.15 Catalina drops support for 32-bit apps, and that means apps you currently rely on may stop working. Here's how to find out if you will be affected....
2019-09-11, 16:13

Best Linux apps of 2019 One of the big advantages of most Linux distros isn't just that they are free and open source - so are most of the software applications used for Linux. While some business-orientated software does come with a cost, for most home users most of what they will need won't be.But what are the ...
2019-06-03, 12:13

Microsoft’s new ‘Flight Simulator’ looks like a wild 4K ride Microsoft showed off the next version of its Flight Simulator game at E3 2019, and it looks incredible. The company began the video teaser showing off a scene from the skies that it says was captured in real-time 4K. As you might expect, the new Flig......
2019-06-09, 23:39

How to Ride a Bike Outdoors If You've Only Ever Done Indoor Cycling If you’ve been killing it in your indoor cycling class, you might be wondering if you have what it takes to beast on the road as well. Or, you might be terrified. Here’s what you need to take your cycling workout outdoors....
2019-09-13, 19:13

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 First Ride Review We spend some time with the new 250 cc motorcycle from Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited, the all-new Suzuki Gixxer SF 250, at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC)....
2019-05-22, 05:26

Bajaj Platina 110 H Gear First Ride Review We spend some time with the Bajaj Platina 110 H Gear. It is a brand new version of the Platina with a 5-speed gearbox and a few other updates too. Does the extra cog in the gearbox make a difference......
2019-06-27, 20:13

Deutsche Bank careers end in an envelope, a hug and a cab ride Summoned by HR to be handed a Deutsche Bank envelope, many of its staff across the world then left their desks for the last time on Monday, shown the door by their German employer within hours of a restructuring announcement....
2019-07-08, 19:39

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF First Ride Review We spend a few laps at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) with the updated 155 cc Suzuki Gixxer SF to see if anything has changed in the bike's personality....
2019-05-22, 07:26

Bumpy Ride For Auto Ancillaries: Report Domestic and global downturn in the automobile industry, uncertainty in government policy and aggressive play by the Chinese in the international markets are impacting the $57 billion auto ancillary......
2019-08-11, 11:26

Disney (DIS): How to Catch and Ride Price Breakouts Disney (NYSE: DIS) has likely finished a contracting triangle Elliott wave pattern recently -- and prices should break out, higher or lower (subscribers know which it is). In this free 12-minute video, our long-time Trader's Classroom editor, Jeffrey Kennedy, examines the chart of Disney's stock, te...
2019-05-21, 17:00

FirstGroup reaches end of the line of Greyhound bus ride Dallas-based Greyhound was put up for sale by Britain's FirstGroup on Thursday as the North American bus line battles to compete with growing pressure from low cost airlines....
2019-05-30, 12:39

Cavaliers ride Perkins, defense to 30-14 win over Pitt Virginia looks ready to live up to the preseason hype. Bryce Perkins threw for 181 yards and two touchdowns as the Cavaliers began a season filled with high expectations with a 30-14 victory over Pittsburgh....
2019-09-01, 07:13

Come along for the ride: Five reasons to follow the Tour de France The Tour de France is set to go off for the 106th time, and it is a wide-open year -- with over a dozen riders capable of reaching Paris triumphantly....
2019-07-02, 22:39

2019 TVS Apache RR 310 Track Ride Review In a year and a half since launch, the TVS Apache RR 310 has got a fair few updates. For 2019, the motorcycle gets a 'race-tuned' slipper clutch along with a new colour option called 'Phantom Black'.......
2019-05-29, 10:00

Thomas to ride Tour de France despite crash Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas was given the all clear to defend his title at next month's three-week race despite crashing out of the Tour de Suisse on Tuesday, his Team Ineos said....
2019-06-19, 07:26

Blues look to ride momentum at home vs. Bruins ST. LOUIS - In their surprising run to their first Stanley Cup Final in 49 years, the St. Louis Blues often have leaned on the fourth line of Oskar Sundqvist, Alexander Steen and Ivan Barbashev....
2019-05-31, 21:13

Police: Woman Was Drunk, But No DUI For Toy Truck Joy Ride WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a toy truck. News outlets quote police as saying that instead they charged 25-year-old Megan Holman with public intoxication. They say they spotted her cruisin...
2019-06-14, 23:26

The wildest ride: on the back of a MotoGP racer Punching a crocodile? Pulling a tiger's tail? Getting on the back of a Ducati MotoGP motorcycle? What's the world's most intense thrill? Randy Mamola competed in more than 150 motorcycle Grands Prix and held his head high among the greats of the sport in its heady 500cc, two-stroke days.  He came s...
2019-08-25, 04:52

El Tour de Tucson to eliminate 75-mile ride TUCSON –A big change is happening to the 2019 El Tour de Tucson. Event organizers announced Friday that the 75-mile ride will be eliminated. Statement regarding changes in the 2019 El Tour de Tucson's events-75 mile ride has been eliminated. Thank you for your patience. We look forward to seein...
2019-06-11, 07:13

Are bigger wheels really ruining ride quality? We pitted a sporty supermini against a big-rimmed, and theoretically more comfortable, premium SUV to find out You’ll have read plenty on these pages over the years about how a car’s wheel size affects how it drives. There’s a reason why we bang on about it with such regularity: yes, there may be s...
2019-06-30, 10:52

Uber Takes Texas Taxpayers For A Ride Uber, the ride-hailing company that has lost $16.2 billion over the last two and a half years, got a bit of good news thanks to the generosity of Texas taxpayers....
2019-08-22, 21:13

Don't Just Uninstall Old Apps—Delete Your Accounts As Well So you’ve grown bored of the latest photo filtering tool, or the newest anonymous question app, or whatever the flavor of the month in the app charts happens to be. Just remove the app from your phone and get on with your life, right? Well, not quite.Read more......
2019-07-10, 14:52

How to download new apps to your Fitbit watch Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Fitbit‘s smartwatches, the Ionic and Versa, come with a number of apps pre-installed. These apps — which include three music apps, a weather tracker, and a timer ...
2019-06-19, 02:39

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store App Store Official Charts for the week ending June 9, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4. iSchedule, HotSchedules 5. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 6. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd. 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games A...
2019-06-11, 21:00

These apps may have told Facebook about the last time you had sex A new report found that some period-tracking apps shared intimate information with Facebook. In some cases, that data included when the user reported last having sex....
2019-09-10, 08:39

These apps might have told Facebook about the last time you had sex A new report finds that some period-tracking apps, including Maya and MIA Fem, shared intimate information with the social media site. In some cases, that data included when the user reported last having sex....
2019-09-10, 08:39

Facebook is working on 'entirely new' apps and 'experiences' Today, Facebook announced a New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team that will be responsible for developing new apps. The goal is to give people "entirely new experiences for building community" and to do so outside of Facebook's existing platforms. A......
2019-07-10, 01:13

What Are Your Favorite Apps for Taking Notes? The internet and subsequent rise of smartphones and cloud storage have revolutionized the act of taking notes. It’s easier than ever to save your thoughts (since we almost always have a connected device within arm’s reach), access them from a variety of other devices, and share them with people who ...
2019-08-23, 23:39

Best task management apps of 2019 Whether you're running your own business, a department, or a team, or even just working for yourself, it can be difficult to manage all of the tasks on your to-do list.This is especially the case where you might have multiple deadlines to work with, and managing the priorities for these tasks c...
2019-06-30, 14:52

Stop Force Closing Your Apps Constantly force closing apps is a bad habit many of us have formed over the years. We were told it helps improve battery life and makes our phones run faster. But the truth is, it can actually have the opposite effect. In the video above, I explain why we should all stop force closing apps....
2019-09-09, 22:26

Drowning? Here are the best to-do apps to sort your life out Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. In this day and age, we’ve been blessed with several tools that allow us to create simple to-do lists to help us keep our lives on track. I appreciate that keepin...
2019-08-04, 18:26

Best iPhone apps for business in 2019 The iPad has been positioned and pushed hard as a tool for businesses, but these days many companies produce apps which are just as at home running on your iPhone (which is an even more handily portable device, of course).However, deciding which business apps to use on a mobile platform can be a hea...
2019-07-06, 21:26

How people are using apps to save money Play to save. That’s the name of the game for some people looking for easy incentives to stash away a little extra cash without thinking twice about it. Before Mike Pearson, 37, and his wife planned a trip to the Bahamas last year, they downloaded a savings game app that let them “set it and......
2019-07-03, 18:26

Tell Android apps not to track you, and thousands of them will do it anyway Back in December Google CEO Sundar Pichai conceded during a session with members of Congress that the company could “do better” when it comes to helping users understand what steps to take to better protect their privacy. Unfortunately, it seems the company could also do a lot better whe...
2019-07-09, 03:39

iOS 13 will show you where apps have tracked your location, on a map Apple’s new iOS 13 has a ton of privacy-focused features, including restrictions on location tracking. Now, 9to5Mac has spotted that when an app asks for permission to use your location data , the dialog box will show a map view of locations the app has tracked you. The screenshot below shows the lo...
2019-06-11, 01:13

Is this our first glimpse of macOS 10.15’s Music and TV apps? We expect Apple to officially show off macOS 10.15 – the upcoming version of its operating system for Mac and MacBook computers – at its WWDC 2019 event on June 3, and screenshots have emerged that appear to show off the new Music and TV apps that are being rumored to debut with the up...
2019-05-30, 13:39

iOS 13 will show you a map of locations where apps have tracked you One of the main themes of Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote last week was privacy. Apple unveiled several new features for its various operating systems showing a renewed commitment to privacy at a time where its rivals are also making user privacy a top priority. Location data also came up during the...
2019-06-11, 01:52

The best Android apps to download in 2019 There's never been a better time to get into Android apps, as the Google Play store has exploded in recent years, with a proliferation of titles that can cater to your every need.The problem is: there are just too many of them, even with Editors' Choice, Featured and Best Selling, Top Paid...
2019-05-30, 18:39

When Apps get Your Medical Data, Your Privacy May Go With It Medical groups are warning that new federal data-sharing rules, enabling people to get their health records through a smartphone, could lead to invasions of privacy....
2019-09-03, 20:13

The Best Way to Quickly Install Apps on a New Windows PC One of the very first things I do when I’m faced with a fresh operating system is to fire up its default browser—the meh Edge or Safari—and head straight to Ninite (Windows) or macapps.link (Mac). Both sites allow you to pick and choose apps you’d like to install on your new system. Once you’ve fina...
2019-07-11, 02:26

How to see which apps are gobbling up all of your data each month If you're constantly running out of data each month, you should check to see which apps are using the most data. Here's how to do it on your iPhone....
2019-07-13, 15:13

Best document scanning apps of 2019 Despite the fact that we live in an increasingly digital world, many organizations still print out important documents on paper - whether it be a letter, contract, bank statement, invoice, receipt or educational handout.Some people still rely heavily on paper, too, because they don’t have acc...
2019-07-08, 02:26

Labor Day plans: Still wondering what to do? These apps can help This Labor Day weekend, why not throw an epic pool party, rent a speedboat, or even go glamping? A handful of new apps go all-in with the sharing economy.       ...
2019-08-29, 06:26

Best Apple Watch apps we've used in 2019 It’s been an interesting year for even the best Apple Watch apps. In the spring it seemed as if the Watch had lost its sparkle, with many big-name apps either languishing or being pulled from the Watch altogether. The problem wasn’t that Apple Watch apps are a bad idea, though. Fa...
2019-05-30, 13:39

How Mesh Messaging Apps Work, and Why You Might Need One A particular type of app is back in the news on the back of the Hong Kong protests: Mesh messaging apps that allow users to keep in touch without relying on wifi networks, cell networks, or any other type of infrastructure controlled by the authorities... and these apps can be useful whether or not ...
2019-09-04, 16:13

The fitness gadgets and apps you should be using at school In between cramming for never-ending tests, going out with your classmates and campaigning for the student union, you still need to keep fit. The good news is, you don't have to do that last bit all by yourself. Plenty of smartwatches can stand in fo......
2019-07-22, 19:39

Ask Engadget: What are the best outdoor navigation apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac......
2019-08-24, 16:52

Best apps for small business in 2019 Small business owners are no strangers to operating on a shoestring. Any small changes you can make in terms of efficiency may transform into a huge advantage over your competitors.While there is no shortage of comprehensive business solutions and services online offering all manner of diverse featu...
2019-06-01, 21:26

Best iOS office apps for your iPhone or iPad Apple iPhones and iPads have become an integral part of many modern businesses. With native apps and web apps for mobile devices available across the range of productivity and creativity applications, as well as easy accessibility for Software as a Service (SaaS), mobile Apple devices have esta...
2019-06-18, 01:13

The best note-taking apps for students Every student needs a good note-taking system. The human brain, after all, can only store and retain so much information. There's nothing wrong with relying solely on pen and paper (and if that's your preference, go for it!). But if you're reading En......
2019-07-24, 19:26

iOS 13 will show locations where apps have tracked you Apple will be big on privacy in iOS 13, and that includes the data collected after you've granted permission. Beta testers at 9to5Mac and elsewhere have discovered the upcoming release (and iPadOS) will occasionally pop up detailed panels asking if y......
2019-06-09, 05:13

Sleep apps might be doing more harm than good Apps meant to improve sleep are likely to “make problems worse,” say experts. They reveal little about sleep quality, lack accuracy and create stress, according to researchers. Scientists also fear people can become obsessed with default targets, such as getting eight hours a night. Dr. Guy Leschzin...
2019-06-10, 22:13

Top-5 IOS-Apps Make Money Online Top 5 apps See that allow you to learn iPoll IOS app IOS Apps iPoll Make Make Money Online offers you free rewards – gift cards, airline credits, and more! – just for sharing your opinion about the products you buy and places you visit. Languages:  English, Danish, Dutch, French, German,...
2019-05-21, 16:13

iOS 13 will tell you when you’re about to delete apps with active subscriptions Apple has just released the second iOS 13 beta to developers, ahead of the public beta release that should hit the airwaves in the coming weeks. Aside from the fixes and improvements, the new beta comes with several new features on top, including a neat new trick that you’ll only notice when i...
2019-06-18, 18:00

Best money transfer apps of 2019 Transferring money electronically has become increasingly normalized, as banks have found the tools to ensure that money transfers can be safely handled with least risk to the customer. There are already a number of websites online that cater for transferring money online, but as smartphone and tabl...
2019-05-26, 21:00

The best creative and productivity apps for students So you've picked out a shiny new laptop, tablet or phone to take with you to school this year. Well, it's nothing without some apps. Your hardware may come with the basics, but there's a whole world of tools for creating things, getting organized, tr......
2019-07-22, 19:39

Best business networking apps of 2019 There is an ancient adage that it isn’t what you know, but who. And the advent of the digital era has served to only bolster the importance of business networking, especially in certain sectors.There are numerous challenges to business networking, starting with finding the most relevant peopl...
2019-05-26, 21:00

The apps and software we recommend to students Please enjoy this guide to the best creative and productivity apps for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gear -- we......
2019-08-16, 21:13

Five apps you've never heard of that teens are using to shop E-commerce giants like Amazon and eBay top the chart of most-used retail apps, but a few you might not have heard of are quickly rising in the ranks....
2019-08-06, 15:26

Learning a new language is easier than ever with these apps Learning a new language is challenging. Sure, picking up a few phrases here and there is almost effortless, and doing so could definitely help when you’re traveling, but it’s a different story when you actually want to gain fluency. It takes time, effort and a whole lot of patience to master a forei...
2019-08-16, 13:13

How to get started with mind mapping apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. List making and note taking have been digitized to help us keep track of shopping lists, to-do lists, and quick notes. But what if your ideas are more complicated...
2019-06-18, 18:26

The best free Android apps of 2019 It has been over ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we'd have today.There are apps for everything, and many of them are completely free, meaning you're just a few downloads away from supercharging your smartphone...
2019-05-23, 15:52

The Best iOS Walkie Talkie Apps to Use Instead of Apple's Apple has temporarily disabled the Apple Watch’s Walkie-Talkie app after discovering a bug that could have let others listen in on conversations. While Apple says no incidents of eavesdropping have been reported, the app is disabled until the vulnerability is patched (though it will still remain ins...
2019-07-12, 00:26

It sure looks like Apple is gearing up for more cryptocurrency apps At this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) the company is set to announce the release of “CryptoKit;” a cryptography-oriented tool kit for Apple developers. While the iPhone-maker avoids mentioning the magical words ‘blockchain’ and ‘cryptocurrency,’ it sure sounds like the new tool...
2019-06-05, 16:13

Almost all mobile apps vulnerable to malware After extensive testing of apps on both Android and iOS, new research from Positive Technologies has revealed that insecure data storage is the most common security flaw in all mobile apps.The firm's new Vulnerabilities and Threats in Mobile Applications 2019 report found that while critical vu...
2019-06-21, 03:00

How to streamline collaboration with these G Suite apps If your organization has G Suite, but people mostly use Gmail and Calendar, here are additional ways you and your team can enhance collaboration and conversation with other G Suite apps....
2019-09-06, 18:26

The best free iPhone apps of 2019 You've got an iPhone, and have ventured into the melee of Apple's App Store, which has well over a million apps.Great news! Many of them are free. Not so great news! You've got to sift through them to work out the very best. Fortunately, that's what we're here for, listing t...
2019-05-28, 15:26

The 6 best apps to buy cheap Broadway tickets Getting cheap rush tickets is, well, a rush — that is, if you don’t mind standing in line in the rain, praying the guy in front of you won’t snatch the last remaining seats. Guess what? There’s an app for that. Here are the six best apps that can get you cheap Broadway tix with......
2019-08-10, 00:52

Three of the best celebrity fitness workout apps Let Jessica Ennis-Hill, Chris Hemsworth and Davina McCall help you reach your full potential• Fit in my 40s: does Cindy Crawford’s 90s fitness video stand the test of time? Jennis by Jessica Ennis-HillThere aren’t many opportunities to train with a two-time Olympic gold medallist but this app promis...
2019-07-13, 12:52

Ask Engadget: What are the best language learning apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac......
2019-06-01, 18:26

The Best Apps for Spending Less Time on Your Phone Are you, maybe, perhaps, spending too much time staring at your phone? Those minutes spent scrolling through social media feeds and beating your latest high scores can really add up, and before you know it, you’re losing hours a week you could be spending more productively. These apps will help you ...
2019-09-17, 20:39

Some Florida boat residents to ride out Dorian, hoping for the best Ned and Lisa Keahey were well aware that the second-most powerful Atlantic hurricane on record was heading for them, having watched the weather radar on Sunday at a Florida marina from the boat they have called home for the past 20 years....
2019-09-02, 13:26

Six charged in carnival ride tragedy that killed two in India Six Indian amusement park staffers have been charged in the deaths of two people who were on a pendulum-style ride when it snapped mid-swing and crashed from at least 30 feet high. Officials said around 30 people were on the Discovery ride in Ahmedabad on Sunday when it suddenly snapped, hitting the...
2019-07-16, 01:39

First ride: 2020 Land Rover Defender prototype Can the all-new Defender really fill the off-road shoes of its durable, reliable, go-anywhere predecessor? We hitch a ride in a development mule to find out You don’t have far to go from Land Rover’s UK headquarters these days to find the developing world. This is not, rest assured, because Brexit ...
2019-08-07, 17:52

Migrant stowaways hitch ride with Ferrari to British GP Two migrant stowaways ended up being fast-tracked into the British Grand Prix paddock after clambering on board a truck belonging to a Ferrari Formula One team supplier that was waiting to enter Britain....
2019-07-11, 20:26

Ferrari SP2 Monza: First ride in ultra-rare speedster This 812-based attention-seeker is all about getting the crowd on its feet, but climb aboard and you'll see magic behind the scenes as well The Ferrari Monza SP2 will not be built in large numbers, nor is an opportunity to ride in it likely to present itself again, so the company is keen to show i...
2019-07-07, 05:39

Pre-emptive strike shows May's successor is in for rough ride MPs have launched a pre-emptive strike against Boris Johnson, showing the likely next prime minister he is in for as rough a ride in the Commons as his predecessor....
2019-07-18, 17:13

Deutsche Bank Careers Ended With An Envelope, A Hug And A Cab Ride Summoned by HR to be handed a Deutsche Bank envelope, many of its staff across the world then left their desks for the last time on Monday, shown the door by their German employer within hours of a......
2019-07-08, 17:52

Mercedes-AMG A45: a sideways ride with drift mode engaged Affalterbach's monstrous new hot hatchback proves four-wheel drive and tail-out fun can coexist AMG saloons have long been happy to lay down rubber and get a little sideways, so when news emerged that the brand was planning to shift its entire line-up to four wheel drive, there were questions over ...
2019-07-06, 20:13

How Does Mike Pence Ride a Bike? Inquiring Minds Want to Know There are some things I don’t picture members of the Trump administration doing simply because I can’t imagine their anatomy working that way. One of those things is biking and cycling. But after a few tweets on Saturday by disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, I gotta know: How does Mike Pence ride a ...
2019-08-12, 04:26

An iPad and a really long plane ride pulled off this proposal Admelyz Bueno was handed an iPad and told to watch a video. She had no idea that by the end of it, she'd find out her boyfriend traveled more than 5,000 miles to ask her a very important question.        ...
2019-08-23, 23:13

'Swastika' ride shut down by German amusement park An amusement park in southwestern Germany has had to shut down a new ride after people quickly noticed that it looked like a big spinning swastika. The "Adlerflug," German for "eagle's flight," will now be redesigned....
2019-08-21, 11:26

Kim Kardashian announces ride-sharing for ex-inmates to help them after release Kim Kardashian announced ride-sharing that would give former prisoners gift cards to help them get to and from job interviews, work and family events....
2019-06-14, 02:52

At $2,990, Could This 1988 BMW 325i Convertible Be The Ride For Your Endless Summer? The seller of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 325 drop top says it has “no needs” at this time. The pictures in his ad however, tell a different story. Let’s see if this solid but somewhat in-need Bimmer is also needy when it comes to its price....
2019-08-29, 15:13

For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride After the Red Raiders lost to Virginia, many who had shared the ride were looking ahead. “We’re going to get it done by the time I graduate,” one freshman said....
2019-05-21, 15:01

Via shares its ride-pooling technology with NYC public schools Modern-day ride-hailing technology will soon be used to improve the New York City school bus system. Fast Company reported today that transportation company Via -- which offers on-demand ride-sharing in select cities -- will license its technology to......
2019-08-22, 11:26

Naruto-Themed Ride At Japanese Amusement Park Amusement park Fuji-Q Highland is opening the closest we’ll see to a Naruto-land, filled with attractions based on the popular ninja anime and manga....
2019-06-14, 13:52

The Bentley Bentayga Hybrid is a stately but uninspiring ride One could fairly assume that riding in an SUV as large, expensive and, well, as orange as the 2019 Bentley Bentayga would turn a few heads. I certainly know I did. But as I found out during a test drive through Silicon Valley last Thursday, this full......
2019-07-03, 02:26

That Theme Park Ride Going Viral Right Now Is Totally Fake Have you seen video of that theme park ride that’s been going viral? Not to pop anyone’s balloon, but the video is totally fake. It’s a great computer-generated animation.Read more......
2019-06-14, 20:00

Florida ride appears to malfunction seconds before launch Two Florida tourists got quite a scare on a ride at a Florida Panhandle amusement park – without even leaving the ground.       ...
2019-08-21, 21:39

Looking for a ride to Omaha; British veteran remembers WWII ABOARD THE BOUDICCA, England (AP) — Donald Hitchcock is a proud British veteran, but he’s desperate to spend D-Day on Omaha Beach with the Americans he served alongside. He also wants to honor the sacrifice of Americans he believes saved his country from the Nazis. Hitchcock is taking part in ...
2019-06-05, 10:00

This Version of Ticket To Ride Only Takes 15 Minutes, And Has Never Been Cheaper Ticket To Ride is one of my favorite board games, but sometimes, you don’t have a full hour to dedicate to a game. Enter Ticket to Ride Express: New York City 1960, which replaces the country or continent-spanning map of the main game with a map of lower Manhattan....
2019-08-15, 03:13

Mets find a new hero after 112-mile Uber ride An Uber driver named Jason picked up his passenger at 1050 IronPigs Way in Allentown, Pa., early Wednesday evening. The rider needed to go about 112 miles to 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue in Queens for what would be a hefty fare during the heart of rush hour, but a necessary cost. Jason and his passenger ...
2019-05-23, 09:13

Prepare Yourself for the Emotional Rollercoaster Ride Known as Queen Sugar For almost three years, we’ve all been on an emotional rollercoaster, courtesy of Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar. The lives of the Bordelon family have become our lives, and we’ve become invested in their highs and lows....
2019-06-12, 23:26

SpaceX will let small satellites hitch a ride on its rockets For space tech startups and other small companies doing research, one of the biggest hurdles is actually getting to space. SpaceX is looking to change that. Today, it announced a SmallSat Rideshare Program, which will allow small satellite operators......
2019-08-06, 00:00

Helicopter Rescue Briefly Becomes Carnival Ride From Hell First responders airlifted an injured 74-year-old woman off Piestewa Peak near Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday morning. She was reportedly recovering by the afternoon, but bad luck and a little wind made what was supposed to be a gentle lift look like Air Force pilot training in the most un-fun possible...
2019-06-05, 06:00

The search for two Americans who went missing on a Barbados Jet Ski ride has been called off The search for two Americans who went missing last week after renting a Jet Ski in Barbados was called off by the country's coast guard on Sunday, Roy Morris, press secretary to Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, told CNN....
2019-07-02, 11:13

3 hurt in log ride crash at California amusement park RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say three members of a family were injured, one critically, when they were ejected from the log ride at a Southern California amusement park. Fire officials say the ride malfunctioned and one of the log-shaped vessels overturned Saturday at Castle Park in Riversi...
2019-05-26, 19:39

Surfline’s Apple Watch app will record your next big wave ride If you surf, there's a good chance you use Surfline. The call-in swell forecasting service started in the '80s and has blossomed into a video-streaming source of information that surfers rely on to plan trips and or just hit their local break. But th......
2019-07-31, 18:00

UPDATE 3-FirstGroup reaches end of the line of Greyhound bus ride Dallas-based Greyhound was put up for sale by Britain's FirstGroup on Thursday as the North American bus line battles to compete with growing pressure from low cost airlines....
2019-05-30, 13:01

Thrill-seekers take zipline ride off Eiffel Tower Volunteers jumped off a platform hanging from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday for a thrilling ride down an 2,600 foot zipline.        ...
2019-05-29, 04:13

“Ride For The Wall” Makes Stop In Mount Sterling MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (LEX 18)– Hundreds of motorcyclists are making the journey across the nation to honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and for those were never recovered. Flags waved proudly at Mount Sterling’s Clay Community Center Wednesday as people ce...
2019-05-23, 02:52

New GOP PAC Launches With Ad Looking to Ride Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Popularity A new Republican PAC aimed at elevating “the next generation of Republicans” debuted during Democratic presidential debate on Thursday with an ad featuring Republican darling/foe, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)....
2019-09-13, 06:52

How to simplify your shopping routine with these handy apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I hate shopping. I hate the aisles. I hate the noise and the random tannoy announcements. I hate the chaotic changes in smells and temperature as I drag myself fr...
2019-06-28, 22:39

Early Wage Apps Are a Little Too Much Like Payday Loans Every time I settle in for an hour or three of on-demand television, I see ads for Earnin. In one of them, a savvy older-brother type tells the person behind the camera that he needs to stop asking to borrow money and instead get the Earnin app. “You can access your money that you earned, without an...
2019-08-13, 23:00

Should dating apps tell us how sexy we are? | Coco Khan App algorithms rank results so dating opportunities end up being hoarded by the few. One app told me my scoreMarks out of 10: how attractive do you think you are? Perhaps you’d describe yourself as a six on a good hair day, or seven when you’ve caught the sun? Attractiveness, after all, is subjectiv...
2019-06-17, 10:52

Pay-Access Apps Face Regulatory Test A growing industry of financial apps that allow workers to access payday funds early is drawing scrutiny from regulators to prove they are different from payday lenders....
2019-09-02, 17:52

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for July 4 From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.       ...
2019-06-28, 16:52

Need Some Help Reaching Your Goals? Try These 5 Habit-Tracking Apps We could all use a little help tracking the habits we want to make, like learning a new language, while stamping out the ones we want to break, like that post-lunch e-cigarette break. Whether it’s hitting the gym regularly, reading more often before bed, or just remembering to drink plenty of ...
2019-07-08, 21:39

All the new ‘Pokemon’ games, apps, and services that were just revealed Pokemon has been one of the most recognizable brands on the planet for over two decades, but its profile somehow got even higher when Pokemon Go took the world by storm in 2016. Since that summer, The Pokemon Company has been pumping out Pokemon games, apps, services, and hardware at a brisk pace, b...
2019-05-29, 19:00

Move Almost All the Apps Off Your Phone's Home Screen I’m on my cell phone too much. I know, it’s a unique problem to have, but I’ve had enough of the mindless scrolling through social media. Anytime I have to wait a minute or two for anything, out comes my phone and I’m tap-tap-tapping out of habit, now looking at the second photos of everyone’s Insta...
2019-09-06, 13:26

Apple limits tracking and ads in kid-focused apps Apple had an unexpected trick up its sleeve on the privacy front when it unveiled a Sign in with Apple option for apps and services at WWDC. But that's not the only privacy-focused measure it revealed today. Developers are no longer permitted to incl......
2019-06-03, 23:52

Burner Apps and No Selfies When Reviewing Restaurants It’s harder to remain incognito in the digital age, says Tejal Rao, our first California restaurant critic. She prefers dining tech that’s understated, too....
2019-08-14, 21:00

Best note-taking apps for Android in 2019 Smartphones provide incredible flexibility for the home consumer or business user, not least with the profusion of apps available to use. It doesn't matter whether you're just looking to write a shopping list, make creative notes, or take business minutes and reminders, there are a lot of ...
2019-06-20, 01:13

Best free cloud apps for business in 2019 Just a few years ago it was impossible to imagine the number of software tools that are now available to business owners.Whether your organization needs to do its accounts, collaborate on work or handle client relations, there are a number of cloud-based platforms fit for purpose. In this guide...
2019-08-03, 14:00

Samsung's DeX on Note 10 brings phone apps to your PC Samsung's DeX is no longer limited to turning your mobile device into a computer -- it now works with your computer. The expanded version of DeX on the Galaxy Note 10 lets you transfer files (including photos), reply to messages and run mobile apps o......
2019-08-08, 07:00

Why more tech companies are launching 'lite' apps Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Twitter and LinkedIn have "lite" versions — smaller and simpler iterations of their platforms targeted at users with more basic, slower devices....
2019-08-13, 06:26

Google Removes Stalker Apps That May Have Spied on You Google has removed seven stalker apps that were available on its Play Store as apps for children's safety or finding stolen phones but were being used to stalk employees, romantic partners or kids....
2019-07-18, 09:52

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoid...
2019-05-31, 18:39

Are period and fertility tracking apps effective? Period- and fertility-tracking apps are nothing new, but they've seen a resurgence over the past few months. Traditional device makers like Fitbit, Garmin and Apple are beginning to incorporate the functionality into their wearables and smartwatches......
2019-07-24, 14:26

Microsoft drops the 'Online' name from its Office web apps The next time you fire up any of the web versions of Microsoft's Office applications, you might notice something slightly different about them. Starting "relatively soon," Microsoft is dropping the "Online" branding of its Office Online suite and wil......
2019-07-25, 09:26

The fitness gadgets and apps you need to avoid the Freshman 15 Please enjoy this guide to the best fitness gadgets and apps you should be using at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm......
2019-08-13, 21:00

The next health push for Apple: apps for asthma? With only a week to go before WWDC 2019, hordes of Apple fans – and pundits – are looking to see what the technology giant will choose to unveil at the developer-focused conference. If Apple's recent acquisition of Tueo Health is anything to go by, it could have something to do wi...
2019-05-28, 17:39

Best free iPad apps 2019: the top titles we've tried Free apps sometimes have a bad reputation, but many are gems that are so good you won’t believe they’re free. We’ve scoured the App Store to find the very best, and sorted them into handy categories, which you can find on the following pages.On this page you'll find the app...
2019-05-28, 17:39

99% of iOS apps investigated by the WSJ contained secret trackers Apple brags that it doesn't sell iPhone users' information to third party companies. The customer is not our product is the mantra repeated often by CEO Tim Cook. But that doesn't stop apps downloaded onto an iPhone from the App Store from using personal data. The Wall Street Journal reports today t...
2019-06-01, 00:26

It’s a huge problem that most health apps are created by men — here’s how to fix that All shades of pink, flowery patterns, dolls, and miniature kitchens — if you’re a woman, you’ll most likely have had all these and more imposed upon you since early childhood. The stereotypes about women, which in most cases come from men, can be harmful in many ways, influencing everything from car...
2019-09-01, 18:39

The Sad Truth About Sleep-Tracking Devices and Apps Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercise....
2019-07-17, 15:26

iOS 13 lets you know if you're deleting apps with active subscriptions Over the past few months, Apple made changes to iOS subscriptions in an effort to make them more user-friendly and transparent. Now, MacStories EIC Federico Viticci has unearthed another subscription-related feature rolling out with iOS 13. Apparentl......
2019-06-18, 13:39

The Best Birding Apps to ID and Track Your Bird Sightings iOS and Android: Bird watching sounds like the perfect opportunity to put down your phone and experience nature, but phone apps can be a big help in identifying birds and recording your sightings. The blog BirdWatchingBuzz has named the five best birding apps and written extensive reviews with scree...
2019-06-14, 19:01

You can now activate Alexa skills through mobile apps The new app-to-app account linking service from Amazon gives developers a way to quick way to launch and easily extend a service to an Alexa skill.Read More...
2019-08-28, 12:26

Outstanding Survival Apps essential for Outdoors Whenever you go for outdoors you necessarily require some things to be always with you. Here is a collection of best smartphone apps which may help you while you are in any of the SHFT situation. And I hope you will love them when you use them. 1.     SAS Survival Handbook: SAS survival handbook is...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Millennial workers more likely to use unsecured collaboration apps Collaborating at work has never been easier thanks to the slew of collaboration tools that have become commonplace in organizations worldwide but new research has revealed that millennials are 1.5-times more likely to use unapproved apps when doing so.To compile its new “Teamwork and Collabor...
2019-08-15, 03:13

Best DTP software 2019: top desktop publishing apps Desktop Publishing (DTP) software allows you to create newsletters, magazines, and brochures simply and easily, by controlling the layout and design of documents.The specific advantage DTP has over normal document programs is that it allows for the proper alignment of images and text according to gu...
2019-06-30, 02:13

Apps Purged by Apple Say It Holds the Key They Need to Get Back In Seventeen companies that make apps designed to fight iPhone addiction called on Apple to let them use technology that would resolve privacy concerns....
2019-05-31, 02:26

Not just FaceApp: 4 popular apps also taking your information Experts say FaceApp isn’t doing anything unusual by harvesting your personal data and there’s probably a bunch apps on your phone doing the same thing!       ...
2019-07-22, 16:39

Best calendar app 2019: top apps for scheduling meetings Having the best calendar app installed on your smartphone, tablet or PC can make a world of difference to your time management. Not only do the best calendar apps tell you the date, but they can keep you posted about upcoming events and meetings.They can also give you directions to where the meeting...
2019-06-09, 20:13

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
2019-05-30, 03:26

Divorce stinks. These 7 apps can help coordinate and communicate with your ex If you're facing the end of marriage and beginning of divorce, these 7 apps can help with legal issues, sharing custody and getting over the sting.       ...
2019-07-24, 14:13

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for Memorial Day From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.        ...
2019-05-24, 18:26

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Phone Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean they’re deleted from your Android device, though, so now’s a great time to remove them....
2019-07-18, 23:39

Disney+ will have apps for iOS, Apple TV, Android and Xbox One The debut of Disney's highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+, is almost here. But, leading up to the November 12th launch date, the company is starting to share more details about it. Today we're learning about how you'll be able to watch cont......
2019-08-19, 22:39

Siri will play third-party audio apps in iOS 13 In the future, you might be able to ask Siri to play your Spotify music and podcasts. According to MacRumors, iOS 13 and iPadOS will open the SiriKit framework to third-party music, podcast, audiobook and radio apps. So, when it comes to playing DJ,......
2019-06-05, 23:39

Millennials are twice as likely to use unapproved collaboration apps in the workplace As collaboration tools like Slack and Teams become more popular, collaboration across the enterprise will inevitably evolve, and companies need to be strategic about deployment....
2019-08-14, 20:13

The best Chromecast apps for Google's streaming puck The Google Chromecast is one of our favorite, simple streaming options. But there are so many apps available that work well with the streaming dongle that it can be difficult to figure out which you really need to get up-and-running right away, and which can wait. Although the Google Chromecast...
2019-06-21, 16:13

Disney uses apps, ‘MagicBands’ to spy on guests: report The “Happiest Place on Earth” is also one of the most surveilled — with Disney honchos using the park’s wearable “MagicBands” and smartphone apps to reportedly spy on guests and collect data on not just their buying habits, but also what rides their kids like and ...
2019-07-17, 02:52

GMTurns toGooglefor in-Car Apps, Voice Commands General Motors Co. forged a closer alliance with Alphabet Inc.’s Google, agreeing to build the tech giant’s apps directly into touch-screen displays in vehicles across its four main brands....
2019-09-05, 17:00

What to Do If Your Android Apps Keep Crashing When Loading Web Pages Have your Android apps been crashing when trying to load a web page? You’re not alone; many users have been reporting these issues for weeks, and it appears Android’s WebView feature is to blame....
2019-09-14, 05:39

5 Apple Watch apps to simplify your workday If you want to put your Apple Watch to work for you, here are five apps--which include IFTTT and Microsoft PowerPoint--that make it easier to take notes, give presentations, collaborate, and more....
2019-09-10, 20:00

Why these apps in the 2019 Cadillac XT4 are a sign of things to come Several apps in the 2019 Cadillac XT4 don’t require a phone. That might be a simple departure from the norm – after all, we have our phones with us all day and it’s easy to connect over a wired connection or using Bluetooth. There’s no question a phone will be around for ...
2019-08-28, 15:39

Bumble owner to spend $100 mln on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group's Tinder....
2019-06-14, 22:26

Go behind the scenes of Universal's newly updated Jurassic World ride Last year, Universal Studios Hollywood announced that it would be closing its 1996 theme park attraction, Jurassic Park: The Ride, to recolor its guts and reopen it once again as Jurassic World: The Ride. The news of the ride’s reboot echoed the same thought of park-goers and Universal Studios Holly...
2019-08-16, 20:52

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber , named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and added that its co-founders would be stepping down from the company....
2019-06-04, 10:26

The Salmon Cannon Is Taking Everyone for a Joy Ride in a Very Efficient Fish Tube The recent re-discovery online of an old video of a salmon cannon transporting migratory salmon between bodies of water is Internet gold and people want in. “This salmon cannon transports the fish between bodies of water,” Cheddar tweeted last week. This salmon cannon transports the f...
2019-08-12, 16:13

Radical Rapture: first ride in road-legal track weapon This 765kg two-seater packs a 350bhp twin-turbo four-pot, and exploits every inch of its potential. We go for a ride up the hill The Rapture is Radical’s most accessible model yet, or so says company director Andreas Zielke. It’s small, relatively cheap and, most importantly, road-legal, making it...
2019-07-04, 22:26

Spider-Man: Far From Home Is a Silly, Wild Ride Not Always in Full Swing In Spider-Man: Far From Home - the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe film and the first since Avengers: Endgame - Peter Parker (Tom Holland) sets off a summer holiday to Europe. Here's our review......
2019-07-03, 18:39

'Scooternado': Miami orders ride-share two-wheelers off its streets With Hurricane Dorian threatening to deliver winds as high as 130 mph to Florida's Atlantic coast, Miami has ordered thousands of electric ride-share scooters scattered around the city to be collected and secured, preventing them from becoming dangerous projectiles when the dangerous storm arrives....
2019-08-31, 04:00

Amazon rivals ride on Prime Day marketing as protests unfold Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day is now a major marketing opportunity and shopping event in the annual calendar for other U.S. retail companies, rivaling the Thanksgiving holiday's Black Friday as a driver of sales....
2019-07-15, 20:52

Klopp expects no easy ride in Champions League defence "Jurgen Klopp thinks Liverpool face a daunting task in their bid to retain the Champions League title this season given the \"crazy\" depth of quality in the competition."...
2019-08-29, 13:13

Man with rifle opens fire at New Jersey park and ride: police OLD BRIDGE, N.J. — Police are seeking a gunman who fired several shots at a New Jersey Transit park and ride. NJ Transit spokesman Jim Smith says four people were waiting for a bus at the Old Bridge park and ride near Route 9 when the man with a rifle opened fire just before 4......
2019-08-27, 18:52

Audrina Patridge Teases "Wild Ride" on The Hills: New Beginnings Audrina Patridge just spilled major secrets about The Hills: New Beginnings. With the MTV reboot set to premiere in just a few days, the 34-year-old reality star has shared what viewers......
2019-06-18, 05:26

Tour de France: Emanuel Buchmann happy to ride under the radar Germany's Emanuel Buchmann is sixth in the overall rankings and within striking distance of the yellow jersey. If the 26-year-old is going to go for it, he’s bound to do so in the upcoming stages in the Alps....
2019-07-23, 17:26

Uber launches ScUber: an underwater ride-hailing service It was a pun waiting to happen – Uber has launched an underwater ride-hailing service named, naturally, ScUber.ScUber is a partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, and will take pairs of passengers for a trip to Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Uber self-driving cars: everything yo...
2019-05-23, 19:26

Exclusive first ride: 2020 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Bentley says its replacement for the Flying Spur will exceed expectations. We rode shotgun in Lapland for an early taste The morning briefing, delivered from the confines of our warm hotel, is brief. It’s a decent day for lake and land-based testing, with a fresh dusting of snow giving relatively g...
2019-05-29, 01:26

We used our iPhone to ride the New York City subway today – it's the future New York City is hard. Fact. Here are two more NYC life facts: I'm never not carrying multiple things in my hand, and one thing I'm always juggling is my smartphone.That's why I'm ready to say goodbye to fetching my yellow MetroCard every time I use the subway or bus, and say hel...
2019-05-31, 23:26

Rory McIlroy’s wild ride of survival to US Open contention PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Watching Rory McIlroy play golf can be an exhausting experience. One minute, all seems to be going well. The next minute, he’s hanging on by a thread, trying to survive. Such was his second round of the 119th U.S. Open on Friday at Pebble Beach. But when the roller coaster cam...
2019-06-15, 13:52

Cabbies face off with ride share drivers over cap on for-hire cars Cabbies faced off against each other in front of the Taxi and Limousine Commission on Tuesday, debating plans to extend the cap on for-hire vehicles — and to reduce the amount of time app-based drivers can cruise around without passengers in Manhattan. Supporters, which included many yellow ta...
2019-07-24, 04:52

Rosa Parks and Sally Ride will be made into Barbie dolls Mattel is giving some of our favorite “sheroes” the Barbie treatment. Civil rights icon Rosa Parks and astronaut Sally Ride have inspired two new dolls, the toy company announced. They’re available starting today. Don’t expect any dream houses, pink convertibles or Kens: Both...
2019-08-27, 08:39

74-year-old hiker gets a terrifying wild ride while being rescued in Arizona A routine helicopter rescue turned into a horrifying experience when the basket carrying a 74-year-old woman began violently spinning out of control.        ...
2019-06-06, 05:52

Chris Wallace: G7 could be in for a “bumpy ride” after week of volatile markets This weekend’s G7 conference in France could be in for a “bumpy ride” after a week of volatility both in the U.S. markets and abroad, host of Fox News Sunday Chris Wallace said Friday....
2019-08-24, 00:52

Wait time for first day of new Harry Potter ride at Universal? 8 to 10 hours The wait is over! Or is it? Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure at Wizarding World of Harry Potter officially opened at Universal Orlando       ...
2019-06-13, 22:39

City swimming, Swiss-style: a ride down the Rhine in Basel Bathing, barbecues and buvettes are part of the culture in a city that promotes swimming in its majestic river – and it’s a chance for some great sightseeing, tooIf you want to join the many swimmers who leap into the Rhine each summer you can’t do the British wade-in – arms in the air, considering ...
2019-08-19, 17:26

A roller-coaster ride ahead for U.S. farmers thanks to extreme weather U.S. farmers already dealing with a difficult growing season will feel like they're on a roller-coaster ride in the days ahead as the up-and-down weather goes to two extremes....
2019-07-13, 22:39

Mom arrested after 5-year-old son goes on late-night Brooklyn bike ride A five-year-old boy went on a solo bicycle ride around Brooklyn late Saturday night — and his mother was arrested after it took her nearly 20 hours to report him missing, police said Sunday. Police found the child around 10:30 p.m. near East 55th St. and Linden Blvd. in East Flatbush while he ...
2019-09-09, 09:39

Fairground Ride in 900-Year-Old Norwich Cathedral is Not Leaving Everyone Thrilled A 55ft high fairground helter-skelter has been installed in Norwich Cathedral’s nave to give visitors a better view of its ornate ceiling, but not everyone is delighted with this controversial ‘fun’ feature. ...
2019-08-10, 04:13

German Theme Park Shuts Swastika-Shaped Ride The park’s owner said he had not noticed the ride’s resemblance to the Nazi symbol. Public display of the swastika is banned in Germany, where anti-Semitic crimes are on the rise....
2019-08-21, 17:26

Mets fans should enjoy this ride — no matter how long it lasts CHICAGO — First of all, let us stipulate for the jury’s benefit that the Chicago White Sox are not a particularly good baseball team at the moment. Then remember that we’re discussing a Mets team that, back in May, got swept by the Marlins, the National League’s worst entity. And that played for mor...
2019-08-02, 09:39

Amazon In Talks For Stake In Indonesia's Ride-Hailing Startup Go-Jek Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. Details of the stake were not......
2019-08-29, 14:52

Commercial Space Ride Secured for NASA’s New Air Pollution Sensor NASA has secured a host satellite provider and ride into space for an instrument that will dramatically advance our understanding of air quality over North America....
2019-07-23, 02:39

Your iPhone or Apple Watch will let you ride NYC subways and buses this week Put away that paper MetroCard, New York City subway and bus riders, because the power of Apple Pay is expanding to the largest public transit system in the US.Starting on Friday, May 31, Apple Pay Express Transit is going to enable tap-and-go contactless payments at key metro stations using an iPhon...
2019-05-29, 14:52

Miller: Could be some truth to Lorenzo taking MotoGP ride rumours Pramac Ducati rider Jack Miller admits that recent rumours about Honda's Jorge Lorenzo taking his MotoGP ride for 2020 might have "some truth" in them...
2019-08-08, 21:52

'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep' ride sentimental wave into Emmys The Emmys usually offer a mix of old and new, but sentimental favorites could be more pronounced at this year's nominations, with "Game of Thrones" defending its crown, "Veep" waging its final campaign and "The Big Bang Theory" having a shot at one last big bang....
2019-07-15, 18:26

Jamie Kah says women jockeys are given rough ride in ‘backward’ Britain • ‘Hayley Turner rides as good as any of the boys here’• Only two female jockeys are in flat racing’s top 50British racing has been described as “backward” in the opportunities it offers female jockeys by Jamie Kah, a successful rider in Australia who will compete in Saturday’s Shergar Cup at Ascot....
2019-08-08, 21:52

Re-Cycle: Fausto Coppi's majestic ride from Cuneo to Pinerolo "In the fourth of our historical Re-Cycle series, Felix Lowe looks at the 70th anniversary of Fausto Coppi\u0027s mythical long-range attack from Cuneo to Pinerolo. With stage 12 of the 2019 Giro running between the same two Piedmontese towns, the race this week pays homage to one of its most famous...
2019-05-22, 13:00

Creep showed three girls homemade pornography during subway ride A creep showed three young girls a homemade pornographic video as they rode a subway through upper Manhattan, police said Thursday. The stranger was sitting across from two 13-year-olds and a 12-year-old as they rode a northbound C train approaching the 163rd Street-Amsterdam Avenue station shortly ...
2019-08-01, 22:52

Optimus Ride’s driverless shuttles will begin its first NYC service August 7 Optimus Ride, a self-driving vehicle startup based in Massachusetts, announced that it'll begin ferrying passengers in Brooklyn Navy Yard starting August 7.Read More...
2019-08-06, 16:13

Thousands of motorcyclists ride in honor of 7 bikers killed in NH crash A long procession of motorcycles participated Saturday in a memorial ride in New Hampshire to remember seven bikers, including five Marines, killed in a collision with a truck last month....
2019-07-07, 21:52

Hyderabad Man Uses Zomato To Score Free Ride, Internet Applauds Aman from Hyderabad found an innovative way home from the mall by ordering food through Zomato and hitching a ride with the food-delivery rider. His creativity has now won him a number of fans online....
2019-08-17, 04:52

'Metro Man' Gives "Bankruptcy" Warning To PM Modi On AAP's Free Ride Plan E Sreedharan, the retired Delhi Metro chief who is credited for its success, has shot off a strongly worded letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's......
2019-06-14, 15:52

Is Universal Studios Hollywood's new Jurassic World ride better than the old one? When Universal Studios Hollywood closed Jurassic Park: The Ride to update it in 2019, fans were mad. Here's how the new Jurassic World ride compares.       ...
2019-07-15, 19:39

Tennessee boy, 13, stabs brother saying jail is better than car ride with sibling, deputies say A 13-year-old boy from Tennessee stabbed his 15-year-old brother in Florida, telling deputies he would rather go to jail than spend eight hours in the car with his sibling, investigators said....
2019-07-08, 10:52

‘Joker’ malware was hidden on dozens of Android apps Batman can’t help you with this “Joker.” A bad batch of Android apps briefly available in the Google Play store amassed hundreds of thousands of downloads — and they reportedly carry a malware code designed to sign you up for subscription-based services without user knowledge. The ...
2019-09-10, 20:00

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a class action suit against the company to continue; the plaintiffs allege the 30% cut of revenue that Apple collects from developers results in consum...
2019-06-06, 02:39

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
2019-05-29, 22:39

The first macOS 10.15 screenshots reveal brand new Music and TV apps Apple on Monday will take the wraps off its newest software innovations that are almost ready for mass consumption. New iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS features will be unveiled during the main WWDC 2019 keynote, although some of the major updates coming to iPhone and Mac have already leaked. Earlier ...
2019-05-29, 22:39

TikTok follows Snap and Facebook by launching plan to run ads in other apps Having an audience network means that when advertisers buy ad spots on TikTok, they can also buy ad spots on other apps at the same time. Facebook has had its own audience network since 2014, while Snap launched one in April 2019....
2019-08-29, 17:13

Dropbox relaunches with new user experience, apps and integrations The file storage company updated the Dropbox desktop experience, dropbox.com, and the mobile app, and rolled out native integrations with Slack, Zoom and Atlassian....
2019-06-12, 00:39

Step up your note-taking game with these easy to use apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Let’s be honest, most writers don’t come up with their best, or most creative ideas, sat at their desks all day. Inspiration often comes when you least expect it ...
2019-08-07, 13:52

Apple says it doesn't track you, but apps on iPhone sure do Apple is less data hungry than Facebook, Google and Amazon and processes data on device instead of Cloud. But apps still track you on iPhone and iPad.       ...
2019-06-28, 15:00

Google scraps smartwatch apps for Nest thermostats Google has shut down its Nest thermostat apps for smartwatches, claiming not enough people were using them.The apps for Google Wear OS and Apple Watch let you adjust the target temperature with a tap of your wrist, see notifications, and set home/away modes so your home would be nice and cozy when y...
2019-07-11, 12:26

Giphy adds animated emoji and text to its apps Giphy is moving past just GIFs and getting into the business of everything animated. Starting today, the company is rolling out two new formats: Giphy Emoji and Giphy Text. The new features expand upon the company's huge reservoir of GIFs by adding n......
2019-05-30, 18:13

Apps May Tell Facebook About Last Time Users Had Sex, Study Finds At least two menstruation-tracking apps were sharing intimate details of users' sexual health with Facebook and other entities, according to a new report from privacy watchdog Privacy International....
2019-09-10, 12:13

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro.Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 different photography and gaming apps that were filled with adware on the Google Play store. These f...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Californians’ Alert Apps Didn’t Sound for 2 Big Earthquakes. Why Not? Many Los Angeles residents thought the ShakeAlertLA app on their phones should have given warning. Officials said the system had worked as designed — but promised some changes....
2019-07-09, 01:39

How to sync non-Amazon ebooks across multiple Kindles and apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the best parts of buying an ebook from Amazon is the syncing. You can read on your Kindle Paperwhite, then open the Kindle app on your phone and pi...
2019-06-04, 18:01

Speed Up Your Internet by Limiting Bandwidth-Hungry Apps You might be paying your ISP for a certain service tier, but that doesn’t mean that you’re getting those speeds both ways—the fine print will likely indicate that your upload speeds are much, much slower than your download speeds....
2019-07-17, 00:52

watchOS 6 brings even more apps and features to Apple Watch We’re just a few minutes in to Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote, and we’ve already been introduced to the latest version of tvOS. Up next, the Cupertino company gave us our first look at watchOS 6. Apple started off by showcasing some of its latest watch faces, including a gradient face, ...
2019-06-04, 01:13

Microsoft apps infected in major malvertising campaign Microsoft users are being warned to beware a dangerous new malware family that is seeing malicious code into Windows apps.Security researchers at Confiant have uncovered a wide-ranging malvertising campaign that has been targeting apps and services from Microsoft over the past few months, bombarding...
2019-07-22, 16:13

Be Careful About Sideloading Popular Android Apps, Unless You Like Malware Are you sure you’re using the real versions of popular apps installed on your phone? Forbes recently reported that spyware masquerading as popular Android apps are circulating online, and hackers may be using them to track you....
2019-07-25, 00:00

Hide Your Pixel 3 XL's Camera Notch With These Settings and Apps It’s actually easy to hide the Pixel 3XL’s divisive camera notch from within your smartphone’s settings—but there’s a catch. Turning “off” the notch also disables the screen area around the notch that turns the uppermost slice of screen space into an unused black bar—it pushes the system tray and no...
2019-06-11, 22:39

Google won't allow marijuana delivery apps in the Play Store Google updated its Play Store policy today to prohibit apps that early directly sell or help facilitate the sale of marijuana, even in states where the drug is legal. Apps that offer features such as weed delivery are now at risk of being removed fro......
2019-05-30, 02:26

Google pulls stalking apps from the Play Store It's one thing to voluntarily share your phone activities with friends and family, but some app developers have been encouraging far more sinister uses. Google has pulled multiple people-tracking Android apps from the Play Store after Avast discovere......
2019-07-18, 01:13

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduct market research and all participants will be paid. This isn't an app that you can download from the Google Play Store at any time. Instead, Facebook ...
2019-06-12, 05:52

Bumble owner to spend $100 million on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group's Tinder....
2019-06-14, 22:39

OnePlus TV to support Reliance Jio streaming apps out-of-the-box: Report Reliance Jio is carrying out tests with its streaming apps for the upcoming OnePlus TV. OnePlus confirmed earlier today that its television will simply be called OnePlus TV as had been speculated previously. We have a report coming out of 91Mobiles that Reliance Jio is testing "compatibility" o...
2019-08-14, 14:39

Malicious Android apps hijacked phones to click on ads Android users have been warned that certain apps may have hijacked their devices to click on malicious ads.New research from Symantec has shown that cybercriminals are using apps to auto-click on mobile ads to generate a profit.Two main culprits were identified by the security company, with the comp...
2019-08-30, 20:00

Agent Smith malware sneakily replaces all your apps Android users have been warned to watch out for a new form of mobile malware that cannibalises apps.The malware, dubbed "Agent Smith" by researchers at Check Point Research, disguises itslef as an official Google-related application to get embedded on a victim's device. It then exploits kn...
2019-07-15, 21:26

Apple Watch will allow you to delete default apps in watchOS 6 Although the Apple Watch doesn't come with an overwhelming amount of native apps, Apple will apparently allow you to delete its own services from the device when you upgrade it to watchOS 6.This comes from TechCrunch, who have spoken to people familiar with the matter who claim all Apple servic...
2019-06-20, 12:26

Over 1,300 Android apps scrape personal data regardless of permissions Smartphone operating systems have ramped up their privacy settings in recent years to let users pick and choose what information apps can get, but it seems those permissions aren’t ironclad. A new study revealed that over 1,300 Android apps can scrape certain personal data anyway, even if a u...
2019-07-08, 23:26

Facebook will no longer preinstall its apps on Huawei phones Facebook will no longer pre-install its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese firm as it struggles in the wake of a U.S. trade ban.Read More...
2019-06-07, 15:01

India’s Restaurants Rebel Against Food Delivery Apps Frustrated by the steep commissions and discounts that apps like Zomato and Uber Eats push on restaurants, thousands have started a movement to #Logout from them....
2019-08-29, 19:39

Google pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding inside.The adware, called AndroidOS_Hidenad.HRXH, was embedded in fully functioning photography and gam......
2019-08-16, 21:13

How to Get Google Assistant to Read Notifications From Third-Party Apps Google Assistant has quietly received a major upgrade to its messaging features, giving the AI helper the ability to read messages from third-party apps....
2019-08-07, 07:39

Apple tweaked App Store searches so its apps don't always rank first Did you notice that Apple's software was suddenly less dominant in the App Store this summer? There's a good reason for that. Apple confirmed to the New York Times that it changed App Store search algorithms in July so that its own apps didn't over......
2019-09-09, 17:39

Is Apple dumbing down our Macs by putting iPhone apps on them? At WWDC 2019, Apple gave us our first official glimpse of macOS 10.15 Catalina, and as we expected, the new operating system for Macs and MacBooks will be able to run iOS apps designed for iPhones and iPad, thanks to Project Catalyst.The idea is that it will be easy for developers to put their apps ...
2019-06-04, 06:01

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps promoted by Apple in the App Store contained secret trackers. With Apple trying to set the pace when it comes to privacy for smartphone users, a new featu...
2019-06-09, 02:01

How to Predict the Weather When Your Apps Give You Conflicting Forecasts Weird weather we’re having, right? I don’t know where you live, but I’m assuming it’s on the same planet as I do, and here in the northeastern U.S., a “typical” day includes a tantrum of rain in the morning, hot and humid around mid-day, then cold and possibly hailing by the evening commute. The unp...
2019-06-12, 16:26

Google pulls 'stalker apps' from Play Store Google has pulled seven apps from the Play Store after allegations they allowed users to stalk unsuspecting victims.The seven apps, all apparently built by the same Russian-based developer, were detected by security firm Avast, which alerted Google to their features.The company says that the apps co...
2019-07-18, 12:39

Coda turns desktop documents into apps for your phone There’s a neat little app recently been released that could improve your productivity and turn a document into an app -- but only if you have an iPhone or iPad....
2019-05-31, 23:13

Facebook reportedly prohibits Huawei from pre-installing its apps Future Huawei phones will no longer come pre-installed with Facebook's apps, according to Reuters. The social network has reportedly prohibited the Chinese manufacturer from loading its main app, Instagram and WhatsApp onto any phone that hasn't left......
2019-06-07, 17:39

Google has removed 7 ‘stalkerware’ apps from its Play Store For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. Google has pulled seven tracking apps from the Play Store after Avast, a cybersecurity company, found they allowed pe...
2019-07-19, 05:13

Android security: Are you using these popular apps that secretly click on ads? Apps with 1.5 million downloads were in the Google Play Store for almost a year before they were spotted, used a new trick to remain under the radar....
2019-08-29, 22:00

Thousands of Android Apps Can Track You Without Your Permission: Study There are thousands of Android apps that have found ways to gather information like device Mac address, location, phone's IMEI, and more even if they don't have necessary permissions to access......
2019-07-09, 18:26

Take the Scenic Route With Apps Like Roadtripper and Roads by Porsche Things are green again and we’ve got roll-down-your-windows temps outside, which can only mean one thing: It’s time to hit the open road....
2019-06-03, 19:39

Microsoft tests more control for apps that restart with Windows 10 As much as PCs have changed in recent years, at least one thing has stayed the same: at some point, you'll need to restart your computer. With that in mind, the first of next year's two big Windows 10 updates could offer a subtle but helpful tweak to......
2019-08-22, 01:13

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese tech company from pre-installing its apps – Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp – on Huawei phones. This ban doesn’t affect current Huawei users. They’ll...
2019-06-07, 15:01

Uninstall These 24 Android Apps Infected with New 'Joker' Malware Another day, another batch of Android apps that made it into the Google Play Store—accumulating hundreds of thousands of downloads—with some sneaky malware embedded in their code....
2019-09-09, 18:52

New Pokemon mobile games, apps and services announced Today was a big day for Pokemon fans, as the Japanese company that owns the rights of the franchise has just revealed new Pokemon games, services, and apps that will be coming to mobile and Nintendo Switch. The newly announced Pokemon Home is a cloud-based service that allows players to share Pokemo...
2019-05-29, 07:13

iOS 13 Will Finally Let You Download Apps of Any Size Over Mobile Data Apple has changed the way the app download data limits work in iOS 13. The company will no longer be stopping users from downloading apps over mobile data....
2019-06-04, 15:26

Apple announces separate Music, Podcast and TV apps for Mac Apple has announced it's releasing separate apps for Music, TV and Podcasts in macOS Catalina later this year, breaking up the iTunes hegemony that's been in place for 18 years, and hammering a nail in the coffin of that messy, neglected software. Ru......
2019-06-03, 23:52

Apple 'Improves' App Store Search By 'Handicapping' Its Own Apps After a number of first-party apps were found to have unusually high rankings, Apple has finally updated the App Store’s search algorithm to “handicap” itself and help make apps from other developers easier to find. Read more......
2019-09-10, 05:13

Project Catalyst helps developers bring iOS apps to the Mac Last year, Apple teased a project called Marzipan, which aims to let developers port iOS apps over to OS X. Today, at WWDC, Apple announced that Marzipan is now called Project Catalyst and is built to work with Xcode developer tools. What this means......
2019-06-03, 23:52

Back to school: The apps and gadgets you need to stay fit on campus Please enjoy this guide to the best fitness gadgets and apps you should be using at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm......
2019-08-05, 18:13

Github lets you donate to your favorite developers and apps GitHub announced today that it is opening up the beta of GitHub Sponsors, a new feature that will let users financially support their favorite developers and open source applications. The digital tip jar will operate similarly to Patreon, with donors......
2019-05-23, 21:39

For Business Travelers, Apps to Find Enviable Workspaces These 9 apps and websites help road warriors find covetable places to get the job done—from meeting rooms and co-working spots to hotel cabanas—all over the world....
2019-08-28, 21:39

Use These Flashcard Apps to Make Your Study Session Less Analog Flashcards are a favorite study method, allowing you to learn large amounts of material, then weed out the parts you already know. But writing out hundreds of index cards and then bringing them around with you is a pain. Fortunately, like many other aspects of life, there are apps that allow you to ...
2019-07-22, 21:39

Slack's desktop apps get dark mode options The dark mode trend looks like it's here to stay, with more and more companies introducing black color schemes for their apps. The latest feature in Slack for desktop is support for dark mode to save your eyes when you're burning the midnight oil....
2019-09-12, 17:52

Huawei's next flagship phone blocked from using Google apps US trade ban means Mate 30 will be launched without Google Maps and YouTubeHuawei’s new flagship smartphone will not be able to use Google apps and services because of a US trade ban.Huawei is expected to launch its 5G-capable Mate 30 line of smartphones next month, the first major phone release by ...
2019-08-30, 00:13

I met hundreds of men on dating apps – then found love where I least expected it When I inherited my mother’s rundown home and moved in to do it up, I felt lonely and isolated. A chance encounter with a tradesman changed everythingI had been internet dating on and off for 16 years, since getting divorced in my mid-30s. I had a couple of relationships during this time but, in bet...
2019-08-05, 11:13

Ride-hailing firm Grab says to invest $500 million in Vietnam over five years Ride-hailing firm Grab said on Wednesday it will invest $500 million in Vietnam over the next five years to expand its services in the Southeast Asian country....
2019-08-28, 15:39

From Epcot's update to a Spider-Man ride, everything Disney revealed about its parks at D23 Are you planning to visit a Disney park in the next few years? If so, here are the new attractions and shows coming your way, including a Marvel land.       ...
2019-08-26, 22:26

Florida Residents Can Get a Free Uber or Lyft Ride to a Dorian Shelter If you’re located in an area of Florida that has been impacted by Hurricane Dorian, both Lyft and Uber are offering free rides both to and from local shelters....
2019-09-02, 23:39

Amazon Holds Talks With Indonesian Ride-Hailing Startup Gojek Amazon and Indonesian ride-hailing startup Gojek have held preliminary talks on a partnership, which could expand the online retail giant's services into a populous new market....
2019-08-28, 14:52

Eddie Murphy takes surprise ride on ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” is revving up for its 11th season, and among its guests is someone surprising: Eddie Murphy. The former “Saturday Night Live” and “Beverly Hills Cop” star has been reclusive in recent years, rarely doing interviews aside from a David Letterm...
2019-06-18, 23:13

Will Uber ever make money? Day of reckoning looms for ride-sharing firm Uber plans to expand into food delivery and driverless cars but its IPO was a flop and its latest earnings figures could prove vitalUber has big plans. The ride-hailing service wants to ferry the world around in self-driving cars and on electric scooters, deliver our takeouts and groceries by drone,...
2019-08-04, 11:39

Ride-hailing giant Grab to invest $500 million in Vietnam over next 5 years Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant Grab said Wednesday it will invest $500 million in Vietnam over the next five years to expand its services in the country....
2019-08-28, 14:00

Lawsuit: Thrill ride maker knew of defect before fatal crash A lawsuit filed against an amusement ride maker says the company knew years before about a defect that caused a deadly crash at the Ohio State Fair. The family of an 18-year-old who died at the fair and three others who were seriously injured in 2017 filed the lawsuit Monday against Dutch manufactur...
2019-06-04, 22:26

Zūm, a ride-hailing company for kids, expands to six more U.S. cities, including Washington D.C. Zum announced that it is expanding to a half dozen other cities around the counry, including San Diego, Miami, Phoenix, Dallas, Chicago and the Washington D.C. area....
2019-08-30, 23:39

A sneak peek of Disney's Rise of the Resistance ride at Galaxy's Edge On Tuesday, the company gave a sneak preview of the Rise of the Resistance ride, which is still under construction, during its media open house ahead of the opening of Galaxy's Edge in Orlando on Thursday....
2019-08-29, 02:52

Oklahoma cowboys ride in to save hundreds of animals from unprecedented flooding For the past two weeks, farmers in Oklahoma have wincingly witnessed unprecedented floods decimate decades of history, their ranches, their livestock, their livelihoods. But a group of four longtime friends and cowboys have set aside their own day jobs and joined forces to voluntarily save as many a...
2019-06-03, 15:26

My Buddy Wheels: ride-on cuddly bikes for kids | Martin Love Whether it’s a dinosaur, unicorn or little pony, these soft balance bikes are guaranteed to get your children up and ridingMy Buddy WheelsAges 2 to 3 year olds Price £70, available late June, halfords.comWhether it’s on scooters or space hoppers, roundabouts or roller skates, kids love nothing more ...
2019-06-16, 07:39

The ride, friendship that began Mariano Rivera’s Hall of Fame journey COOPERSTOWN — There are many different roads to the Hall of Fame. This one started by not knowing how to get to Eastchester. There was the young pitcher from Panama sitting in the Yankees clubhouse back in 1995. He was scheduled to see his agent in Eastchester to find an apartment, but did not speak...
2019-07-20, 19:13

Amazon in talks for stake in Indonesia's ride-hailing startup Go-Jek: source Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-08-28, 15:13

Kevin Harvick takes son for a ride after winning NASCAR Cup race at Michigan Kevin Harvick took the checkered flag at Michigan International Speedway for the second year in a row then picked up his son for a burnout.       ...
2019-08-12, 04:52

This video-game titan wants to ride into history — with a lance and bespoke armor British multimillionaire Jason Kingsley aims to reimagine the heavy cavalry charges, the archery assaults, and the mud and blood, the dysentery and terror, of close-hand combat in the Middle Ages....
2019-05-26, 22:13

Rolling Thunder veterans group makes final ride through Washington The Rolling Thunder motorcycles that descend on Washington, D.C. every Memorial Day weekend made their final ride on Sunday, ending a three decades-old tradition that was initially meant to serve to pay tribute to fallen and missing-in-action soldiers....
2019-05-27, 10:39

Thai police tell ride-hailing services to beware drug deliveries Thai police on Friday warned drivers working for ride-hailing and delivery services to beware of customers smuggling drugs, the police said, as the government considers guidelines for regulating the services....
2019-09-13, 20:00

Biker couple weds after surviving motorcycle crash, vows to be each other's 'ride or die' A bride and groom vowed to be each other’s “ride or die” in a biker-themed wedding just weeks after they totaled their Harley Davidson in a horror crash....
2019-09-13, 17:39

Toyota may invest about $550 mln in China ride-hailing firm Didi - Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
2019-05-29, 05:39

UPDATE 3-Amazon rivals ride on Prime Day marketing as protests unfold Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day is now a major marketing opportunity and shopping event in the annual calendar for other U.S. retail companies, rivaling the Thanksgiving holiday's Black Friday as a driver of sales....
2019-07-15, 23:26

Libor transition: Are markets ready for a $350 trillion white-knuckle ride? It is less than two and a half years until Libor, the benchmark on which trillions of dollars-worth of financial instruments are based, will disappear. That is a hopelessly ambitious timetable in which to complete what has been called the largest financial engineering project in history. Even if cha...
2019-09-10, 17:13

Relatives desperately search for answers after Americans go missing on Barbados Jet Ski ride Desperate relatives of Americans who went missing in Barbados after taking a rented personal watercraft out to sea have been handing out flyers on a beach on the west coast of the eastern Caribbean island....
2019-06-28, 23:01

The Rock in Her Life: Inside Britney Spears and Sam Asghari's Ride-or-Die Relationship Very few people have had a tougher 2019 than Britney Spears. The iconic pop star saw her year quickly spiral out of control shortly after leaving 2018 behind, as her father Jamie......
2019-07-23, 23:13

Veterans group Rolling Thunder makes final ride through Washington For years, the group has become synonymous with the annual Memorial Day celebration in the nation's capital, where thousands of motorcycles meet in the Pentagon parking lot and continue their ride across the Memorial Bridge toward the National Mall....
2019-05-26, 22:39

Florida family blames Uber after daughter, 12, took ride to location of suicide A Florida family is reportedly considering legal action against Uber after the company allegedly allowed their 12-year-old daughter to get in a car alone and be driven to a parking garage in Orlando, where she leapt to her death....
2019-06-07, 20:39

Uber says de Blasio’s ride-share rules hurt poor New Yorkers The de Blasio administration’s crackdown on ride-hailing services is hurting poor riders, according to Uber. The San Francisco company says city and state regulations reining in ride-hailing services like Uber are only making life difficult for lower income neighborhoods — while having zero impact o...
2019-07-23, 04:26

'No more stolen sisters': 12,000-mile ride to highlight missing indigenous women Up to 4,000 Indigenous women are killed or missing in Canada, while in the US they face murder rates up to 10 times higher than the national average Joan Jack tied nine red silk ribbons to the back of her Harley Davidson before setting off from Winnipeg, heading east down Canada’s Highway 1.Jack, a ...
2019-06-07, 12:26

Kiran Bedi Loses i-Phone On Bullock-Cart Ride In Puducherry An expensive i-phone belonging to Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi went missing during her visit to a lake during the "Green Puducherry" campaign on Saturday....
2019-09-14, 16:26

The McLaren GT's Suspension Predicts The Future To Give You A Glossy Smooth Ride The 2020 McLaren GT is a showcase of impressive automotive technology, one of the most immediately-appreciable of which is its “proactive” suspension setup that effectively predicts road conditions. In the 720S, this tech is used to maximize grip. Here, it’s dialed-in for comfort....
2019-09-17, 10:26

An Amusement Park Ride Snapped in Half and Killed Two People in India A popular pendulum-style ride at an amusement park in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad broke on Sunday while the ride was operating. The accident was caught on video. The city mayor’s office said two people died, and 29 others were injured in the accident at Kankaria Amusement Park, accord...
2019-07-16, 05:52

FC Tucson hoping to ride hot streak after weekend win at Kino Sports Complex TUCSON – FC Tucson is hoping it can bring the momentum of a 4-0 shutout into its road swing in Canada. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson:...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Boost Mobile welcomes a new brand into the US with the crazy cheap Wiko Ride The US smartphone market is largely dominated by Apple and Samsung, and although OnePlus has made decent strides of late with T-Mobile in its corner, Huawei's troubles are likely to discourage other major Chinese vendors from pursuing their American dream anytime soon. That makes this a perfect time...
2019-05-22, 00:39

Willie Nelson: Ride Me Back Home review – upbeat and defiant (Legacy)Overturning customary ideas about older artists slowing down, Nelson – now 86 – has been in prodigious form over the past decade, pumping out a dozen albums of assorted duets, originals, covers and tributes. Nine months after My Way, his homage to Sinatra, comes this final instalment in a tr...
2019-07-07, 10:39

Trail to Zero horseback ride raises awareness of veteran suicide epidemic It was a 20-mile ride to healing. Fourteen veterans on horseback accompanied by the NYPD’s mounted unit made the annual “Trail to Zero” trek Saturday morning to raise awareness of the epidemic of veteran suicide. The distance of the journey through Manhattan represents the number of veteran lives lo...
2019-09-15, 05:13

FDNY firefighters rescue four people trapped on fire truck ride Four people got trapped in a fake fire rig at a Staten Island fair on Saturday — and a team of genuine FDNY firefighters rushed to the scene to rescue them. Hilarious photos show the real smoke-eaters in full regalia climbing a ladder to save their pretend brethren stuck on a “Fire Truck...
2019-09-15, 05:13

UPDATE 2-Amazon rivals ride on Prime Day marketing as protests unfold Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day is now a major marketing opportunity and shopping event in the annual calendar for other U.S. retail companies, rivaling the Thanksgiving holiday's Black Friday as a driver of sales....
2019-07-15, 21:26

Kiran Bedi Loses iPhone On Bullock-Cart Ride In Puducherry An expensive i-phone belonging to Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi went missing during her visit to a lake during the "Green Puducherry" campaign on Saturday....
2019-09-14, 23:26

Bundesliga: Julian Nagelsmann makes his mark as RB Leipzig ride their luck Outplayed for long periods, RB Leipzig could have fallen on their sword against Bayern. But a key tactical change and some good fortune saw Leipzig earn an important point, writes Michael Da Silva in Leipzig....
2019-09-14, 23:26

Konami's TurboGrafx-16 mini is ready to ride the retro-gaming wave Need a sign that the retro gaming console market just won't come to an end? At E3 Konami just announced the TurboGrafx-16 mini, marking a return for the console that debuted in the US alongside the Sega Genesis in 1989, but never quite enjoyed the su......
2019-06-12, 05:39

Group flashes apparent Nazi salutes on Universal Studios ride A group of visitors to Universal Studios theme park in Orlando were caught on camera appearing to flash Nazi salutes and a hand gesture associated with far-right groups on a ride. The Revenge of the Mummy ride’s camera captured the moment that a row of four passengers appeared to throw up a Nazi sal...
2019-08-21, 18:13

Lyft's scooters steering new customers to ride-hailing, but winter is coming A quarter of Lyft Inc customers who use its bikes and scooters are new to the company, executives said on Wednesday, outlining how investments in the expensive growth area may eventually benefit the core ride-hailing business....
2019-08-08, 06:13

Exploding lemons: Pete Alonso’s long ride to the Home Run Derby The kid is a star, a Made For New York star, a shining All-Star amidst all the Mets darkness, and on Monday night, there he was at Progressive Stadium, with his proud parents in the stands, participating in the Home Run Derby he dreamed about watching it with them as a boy his Tampa home.......
2019-07-09, 03:52

Thailand to legalize ride-hailing services by early 2020: ministry Thailand has drafted guidelines to regulate ride-hailing companies and aims to legalize the services by March 2020, the transport ministry said on Friday....
2019-09-06, 15:52

Disney’s 'Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance' ride opens December 5th Disney's new Star Wars-theme park, Galaxy's Edge, will get its second ride before the year is up. Today, Disney Parks announced that "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance" will arrive in Florida at Walt Disney World Resort on December 5th -- Walt Disney......
2019-07-12, 00:39

Take a ride back in time at Kennywood amusement park, a Pittsburgh institution Kennywood just opened a roller coaster with nine inversions but the Pittsburgh park also maintains several classic rides dating back nearly a century.       ...
2019-08-23, 17:26

Wild horses of North Carolina to ride out hurricane with 'butts to the wind' The majestic herds of wild horses that roam North Carolina's Outer Banks will likely ride out Hurricane Dorian's whipping winds and strong storm surge by huddling together with their "butts to the wind" - a stabilizing trick that's worked well for more than five centuries. ...
2019-09-05, 02:26

VW replaces head of ride-hailing unit amid strategy discord The management revamp was reportedly caused by diverging views over the speed of Moia’s growth after VW was late to embrace mobility solutions including short-term rental and ride hailing....
2019-09-06, 20:52

Kim Kardashian announces ride program for ex-prisoners at White House event TV personality Kim Kardashian announced a new program in partnership with Lyft to provide former prisoners with rides to job interviews during an event at the White House to reduce recidivism....
2019-06-15, 04:26

Inside Apple's team that greenlights iPhone apps for the App Store An executive board led by Apple marketing SVP Phil Schiller meets every week to discuss controversial apps or other iPhone software programs that may infringe Apple's App Store guidelines....
2019-06-21, 22:52

Buggy Galaxy S10 update is causing a lot of problems with popular apps According to both Samsung and a number of reputable market research companies, the Galaxy S10 lineup is selling like hotcakes pretty much everywhere around the world. That obviously makes sense given the stunning designs, impressive horsepower, and frequent discounts of the S10e, S10, and S10+, but ...
2019-05-27, 16:39

Man posed as woman to lure men on dating apps, car jack them, prosecutors say A California man is charged with multiple felonies, including carjacking, as authorities say he posed as a woman on dating apps to lure and rob dates.        ...
2019-07-04, 20:13

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas (it's over) If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not working. We noticed the problem when trying to set a reminder using Google Assistant and discovered ...
2019-06-03, 09:52

Apps help restaurants sell unused food to reduce waste BERLIN — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check nearby restaurants, hotels or bakeries in Berlin for food being sold for a discount at the end of the day. The part-time coffee shop worker, who i...
2019-06-19, 18:39

IKEA will finally offer online shopping through mobile apps IKEA's mobile apps have so far been focused on enhancing the retail experience, not replacing it. You can preview furniture in your home, but you'll have to either visit the web or travel to the store to make a purchase. That's poised to change, dig......
2019-05-28, 15:26

Leaked iOS 13 screenshots showcase Dark Mode, updated apps With just six days to go until Apple introduces iOS 13 at the annual WWDC event, 9To5Mac has obtained screenshots which showcase the updated operating system and some of its key features.Dark Mode everywhereCorroborating rumors and reports, the images reveal the presence of a built-in Dark Mode that...
2019-05-28, 23:00

Back to school: The apps you need to relax, create things and get work done Please enjoy this guide to the best creative and productivity apps for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gear -- we......
2019-08-13, 03:39

Meet the blockchain developer building 12 Lightning apps in 12 months Devs love a challenge, and there’s a mountain of opportunity in Bitcoin and blockchain. One of the fastest growing areas of blockchain development is Bitcoin sidechain, the Lightning Network. To learn more about the possibilities that the Lightning Network offers, Hard Fork spoke to someone deep in ...
2019-07-04, 19:39

You can now get Google Assistant to read and reply to third-party messaging apps Voice assistants are constantly getting new talents added to their repertoire by the companies that develop them in the hope that they will dominant the field and reach ubiquity ahead of their rivals.As discovered by AndroidPolice, Google Assistant has begun to expand one of its existing features si...
2019-08-05, 09:52

How to Spot Scam iOS Apps That Sucker You into Making Expensive Purchases We tend to call out shady apps found on the Google Play Store pretty regularly, but there are also some iOS apps looking to pull one over on unsuspecting Apple customers. In this case, these apps are trying to scam users into costly—and in some cases, undisclosed—in-app transactions.Read more......
2019-08-08, 21:00

Tech news roundup: GDPR turns 1, and who makes the best apps? Karen Roby reports on this week's biggest tech news, which includes Huawei's Android license and GDPR’s one-year anniversary, as well as what Microsoft says about a potential version of the law in the US....
2019-05-23, 02:13

Google's bug bounty program now covers all popular Android apps There have been several instances of malware discovered in apps on the Google Play Store recently, and now Google is enlisting further help from the public in beefing up the security of the apps it distributes on its platform....
2019-08-30, 02:00

CIOs losing visibility and control over apps and workloads in the cloud The visibility and control across applications and workloads are expected to get worse as most organisations race to move to the cloud amid the scale and complexity of cloud attacks, a senior security expert said.“Firms are storing data in more than one environment and due to that, the hybrid...
2019-07-17, 14:39

Apple's Credit Card Won't Sync With Budgeting Apps Like Mint Apple’s slick new credit card is starting to arrive in a select few digital wallets, but Apple Card has one major limitation that might surprise you: You can’t export your data to financial apps. Apple uses Mint as an example, explaining that exporting is “not currently supported.”...
2019-08-07, 16:39

Apple to restrict Facebook's messaging apps feature- The Information Apple Inc is making a change to its mobile operating system that will restrict a feature that apps like Facebook Inc's Messenger and WhatsApp use to make voice calls over the internet, The Information reported on Tuesday....
2019-08-07, 01:00

Huawei might launch the Mate 30 without Play Store and Google apps Despite President Trump’s approval to allow Huawei to resume trade with US companies and extend its temporary license, the company’s troubles are not over. According to a report by Reuters, the Chinese manufacturer’s upcoming flagships – the Mate 30 and the Mate 30 Pro – will be released without off...
2019-08-29, 12:52