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Washington joins Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson

The final CFP rankings will be released 9 a.m. Sunday on ESPN. The Badgers only slip ups were against the Wolverines of MI, and Ohio State. "Their schedule is not as strong as others, but they have played and beaten good teams, including a win on the...

SF Muni Fare Machines Back Up and Running

Instead of the usual display, commuters were instead greeted with the message: "You Hacked, ALL Data Encrypted". There's no evidence that the real-life attack specifically targeted MUNI or even San Francisco. Faregates, which had been left open for...

A change in climate

These are deals such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership with 12 nations from Asia Pacific, the North American Free Trade Agreement, and the Paris Climate Treaty. Optimists in Marrakech were hoping that this would put Trump off, But he doesn't have to g...

Host of UN climate talks asks Trump to show 'pragmatism'

Trump's election has caused anxieties at the UNFCCC conference underway at Marrakech, Morocco , where the countries who signed the Paris Agreement are meeting to figure out how to implement it. The direction is right. The US plays a huge role as...

Xbox Live Black Friday sale Starts Today

Unfortunately for those looking for more variety in their Black Friday 2016 PS4 options, Push Square notes that the above deal is the only one Sony is offering right now . Battlefield 1 , if you haven't heard of it already (which I doubt if you'...

US weather satellite's launch promises 'quantum leap' in forecasts

With all this data weather forecasts are expected to improve in a number of areas. That should improve tracking and over time make for more accurate landfall predictions. This new GOES-R spacecraft will track USA weather as never before: hurric...

Salvation Army kicks off holiday collections in Iredell

Margaret Kennell said. "The money helps us through the coming year, especially through the lean months of the year". "A lot of people help". Anyone who can donate should go to the Fair Street entrance of the Salvation Army, which is at the corner o...

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Protecting Your Vision During Upcoming Solar Eclipse

NASA Planetary Science Director Jim Green says that students should experience the eclipse, with the right precautions in place. The general public will be able to visit Ralph...

Twitter now has a totality emoji to celebrate the solar eclipse

Click play to watch the Do's and Don't for the upcoming solar eclipse . Some retailers have pairs remaining, but if you don't happen to find a pair, you can safely make an ecli...

Local libraries giving out free eclipse glasses

Florida is not in this path of totality, but everyone in North America, South America and parts of Europe will get to see a partial solar eclipse . On the day of the event, St. ...

4 apps that will make Solar Eclipse 2017 epic

Free , 1:30 p.m., MIT Kresge Oval , 77 Mass. There will be little to no cloud coverage. There's a new scam in Illinois.counterfeit solar eclipse glasses that are being sold to...

Jaguar E-Pace: Designed to Cross Over

Jaguar claims that the new chassis hardware developed for the E-Pace maximises its interior space while also providing the strong foundations for the vehicle's all-surface dynamic ...

11 ways iOS11 is better than previous version

It's seen as a maintenance release. At the same time, iOS 11 lays ground work for the future, in that it "opens up to unbelievable possibilities for augmented reality in games a...

Kirby is coming to Nintendo Switch

Based on what we've seen so far, Super Mario Odyssey is one of the oddest titles yet. Who knows what this means for future Nintendo games , if they are kid-proofing all thei...

Apple Announce ARKit, An Augmented Reality App Platform

Settle down, iPhone lovers - these, unfortunately, aren't new iPhones . The feature, called "Do Not Disturb While Driving", will be part of Apple's iOS 11, a new version of th...

Apple unveils voice-activated, connected home speaker

Will you be interesting in buying the new HomePod for your home? Despite Amazon's dominance, the smart speaker market is still considered a worthwhile investment due to its...

Apple Gets into WiFi Speakers with HomePod

Analysts say Apple has been slow to improve its Siri virtual assistant and launch a smart speaker, after Amazon launched its Echo in 2014. Apple says that the speaker can...

Special Reports

Can't resist texting while driving? Apple wants to make you stop

It will cost $349 and is expected to be Amazon Echo and Google Home's competitor. Apple's AR software is capable of running on any iPhone or iPad that at least has an A...

New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

On its website, Apple describes it simply as getting an immersive listening experience no matter where HomePod is placed. Apple is also updating the operating software fo...

SpaceX launches Dragon spacecraft to resupply ISS

SpaceX launches Dragon spacecraft to resupply ISS

SpaceX plans to return the actual rocket, called Falcon 9, back to Cape Canaveral after it detaches from the capsule ( Dragon ). More than 2,000 kilograms of that is scientific ha...

Apple's Siri speaker to be an audiophile-pleasing smart home hub

Sources say Apple employees have been testing the speaker in their homes for several months. There have been rumors about Apple making a smart speaker. Regarding the manufa...

Sony Stops Manufacturing PS3 in Japan

Sony Stops Manufacturing PS3 in Japan

Sony recently released a new System Software Update for the PlayStation 4 that was meant to bring new icons and more stability, however, it appears to have destabilized som...

Ariana Grande says she will hold benefit concert in Manchester

Grande was playing her sixth European date on her Dangerous Woman tour when a suicide bomber attacked concert-goers as they were leaving her concert at Manchester Arena , kill...

Icy reception to Trump budget from fellow Republicans

The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by almost one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing ...

Destiny 2's PC Launch May Be a Later Date

Destiny had a ton of hype in 2014. This will be the first game developed by a separate studio to arrive for Battle.net, which has only offered Blizzard-developed games until now. ...

WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

Zimbabwe is one of the countries targeted by the massive cyber-attack called WannaCry ransomware which has hit computers in 104 countries including the Russian Federation , the UK,...