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FCC Approves LTE-U Devices That Share 5GHz Spectrum With Wi-Fi

The network equipment and devices will utilize the first 20 MHz of spectrum on the 5GHz band and give T-Mo additional LTE capacity, helping it to boost speeds. While T-Mobile hasn't yet shared a ton of info on its LTE-U rollout plans, it does say that it's been field testing LTE-U equipment since December 2016, so it's already got some experience with the technology. Read More »

Born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving DC zoo

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Bao Bao has stamped her passport in China, arriving in Chengdu without incident after a long flight on a FedEx 777 dubbed the "Panda Express". An American-born panda started settling into her new home Thursday in southwest China where she will eventually join a breeding program. Read More »

YouTube stream of giraffe giving birth back up after complaints of nudity

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April's calf is expected to weigh 150 pounds and stand 6 feet tall. "What this has done is pulled an educational tool away from tens of millions of individuals". The park plans to hold a contest to name the calf sometime after its birth. The graphic part will come eventually, he said, when "you're certainly going to see a baby coming out of the back end of the giraffe". Read More »

Giraffe live stream taken down from YouTube for short time

YouTube has not released a statement on the matter. The park plans to hold a contest to name the calf sometime after its birth. However, early Thursday morning, the video stream was removed due to "nudity or sexual content", according to a message on the zoo's YouTube page. Read More »

Five Tracks Where Dale Earnhardt Jr. Will Show Strength In 2017

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Blaney, who had three top-five finishes in his rookie season of 2016, is in good hands: The Woods have five Daytona 500 victories (including Bayne). Johnson's shot at history hit him in 2010, when he won his fifth straight Cup title and talk about chasing eight intensified. To walk away from a deal with Hendrick seems baffling, but I understand why they did it. Read More »

Apple's Giant Spaceship Campus Opens In April

Apple says that the Steve Jobs Theater will open later this year - perhaps just in time for the next iPhone reveal? Designed in collaboration with Foster + Partners, Apple Park replaces 5 million-square-feet of asphalt and concrete with grassy fields and over 9,000 native and drought-resistant trees. Read More »

Special Red Bull Edition Aston Martin Vantage revealed

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Also giving these models a look that deserves the Red Bull Racing name is a race-inspired carbon-fiber splitter, rear diffuser, grille and side strakes. Aston Martin are closely guarding such trivial details as purchase price, which is available on enquiry at Aston Martin dealerships, but have confirmed deliveries to customers should begin during the second quarter of this year. Read More »

Wal-Mart boosts in-store, e-commerce sales on low prices

Walmart same-store US sales increased 1.8%, easily beating analysts' estimates, driven by a traffic increase of 1.4%. That helped offset the hit from lower worldwide sales due in part to the strong dollar. For the full year FY 18, Wal-Mart expects the earnings per share of $4.20 to $4.40, which is in-line with the analysts' view of $4.32. American retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Read More »

You're Going To Want To Follow Emma Watson's New Instagram Account

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Now there are different speaking lines and more townsfolk to deliver them, and therefore more opportunities for us to see how Belle interacts with everyone else. It also introduces us to the film's villain Gaston, who demands her hand in marriage despite Belle's rejections. Part of the tour, naturally, involves what she's wearing (and there will be a lot of outfits). Read More »

Samsung Chief Jay Y. Lee Arrested Amidst Corruption Scandal in South Korea

Lee's incarceration comes as Samsung Electronics tries to get past the disastrous rollout a year ago of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, which were prone to fires. Here's how: In 1995, the elder Lee gave his only son, then in his 20s, 6 billion won ($52 million), which became the seed money to purchase unlisted stock in several Samsung companies. Read More »

Lightweight origami shield unfolds quickly to stop bullets

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Current shields used by the police are typically made of solid steel and can weigh around 100 pounds. Scientists have created an origami-inspired, lightweight bulletproof shield that can protect law enforcement officials from gunfire. "It goes from a very compact state that you can carry around in the trunk of a vehicle to something you can take with you, open up and take cover behind to be safe from bullets", said Terri Bateman, BYU adjunct professor of engineering and research team member. Read More »

Next iPhone to include new major features including wireless charging

It was the latest in a string of several similar technologies Apple is apparently considering. While Apple is still expected to offer an iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus that mimic in design and function last year's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the iPhone 8 or iPhone X could offer an all-glass design (as opposed to the metal in the iPhone 7 line), as well as a bigger screen. Read More »

YouTube will stop showing 30-second unskippable ads next year

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As part of that, the spokesperson said, they've made a decision to stop supporting 30-second unskippable ads as of 2018 and instead focus on formats that work better for both users and advertisers. The unskippable 30-second ad will more than likely be replaced with 15 to 20-second ads, as well as the longer ads that become skippable after six seconds. Read More »

Sprint reportedly now interested in merging with T

Two and a half years ago, SoftBank abandoned talks to acquire T-Mobile for Sprint amid opposition from US antitrust regulators. SoftBank may actually give control of Sprint to Deutsche Telekom , to merge T-Mobile and Sprint , at least according to a report coming out of Reuters this afternoon. Read More »

Double Homicide: Missing Indiana Teens Found Dead On Hiking Trail

They are not releasing the girls' cause of deaths yet, citing the ongoing investigation. As more tips trickle in, police plan to search other properties in the hope of finding clues in the case, reported the station WLFI . They are seeking the public's help in identifying the man, who has not been described as a suspect, "so he can be contacted regarding what he might have seen". Read More »

Ghost Recon: Wildlands open beta starts next Thursday

We reported on the closed beta here, and were generally impressed with the game. Montuyoc , set in the snowy Altiplano and the second province available in this Open Beta, is much more challenging - players who have suppressed the Itacua bosses will gain XP and skills boosts allowing them to face this unsafe area, hosting Santa Blanca elite training centers, with more serenity. Read More »

Climbing food and fuel prices push inflation closer to Bank's 2% target

The NBS said consumer price inflation rose by 2.5% from a year earlier, a figure that was higher than the 2.1% increase of December and market expectations for an acceleration to 2.4%. In January alone, food prices increased by 2.3%, led by a 3.4% jump in pork prices, a staple of the Chinese diet. The three-year high for cost of living increases means that even if savers lock up their cash for five years in bond, they will barely see a return. Read More »

Should the Bears sign Branden Albert?

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With Albert now on the free agent market Tunsil is free to move from left guard to left tackle, where he excelled at Ole Miss. Albert never played 16 games in three seasons in Miami, including missing four starts last season. Williams was scheduled to make $8.485 million (none guaranteed) in 2017 and was to count $10.5 million against the Dolphins' cap. They point to how well the Dolphins played last season when the entire line was healthy. Read More »

Mitsubishi names new SUV ahead of Geneva debut

No other details on the Eclipse Cross SUV are available to date. Although the Eclipse name is being attached to a different class of vehicle, Mitsubishi styled the new crossover with the original Eclipse in mind. These produce a sharp and active looking coupe SUV shape that represents MMC's vehicles. Unfortunately, none of the promotional materials that have been released for the 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV have revealed its technical specs. Read More »

Berkshire takes huge bite of Apple, boosts airline stakes

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Apart from IBM , a stock Buffett followed for more than 50 years before finally buying in 2011, he had shown little interest in technology stocks. That was 3.8 times greater than the approximately 15.2 million shares of the iPhone maker that Berkshire Hathaway owned at the end of September, an earlier SEC filing revealed . Read More »

Yahoo, Verizon reportedly reach new -- and cheaper -- buyout deal

The New York Times later reported that the discount may be closer to $300 million. Verizon declined to comment on the report Wednesday. The expected price cut comes after Yahoo issued two disclosures about massive user-data breaches previous year - after Verizon had clinched the takeover deal. Read More »

New Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy Screenshots Emerge Online

The Thumpin Wumpa Islands level will include Crash Zones that feature the boulder chases from the original PS1 release. " Crash Bandicoot " N. Sane Trilogy adds a number of new features such as unified checkpoints, pause menus and manual/automatic save systems. Read More »

Facebook videos now play with sound by default

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You can now also scroll through your news feed while watching videos in a small box on the app. Facebook's next target platform is everyone's TVs, after staking a firm foothold in both desktop and mobile spaces. Hopefully that won't change with Facebook's new settings default. The good thing about that feature is that autoplay videos were on mute, and users would have to tap on the video to watch it with sound . Read More »

Video captured shooting that killed Chicago toddler

The 12-year old, Kanari Gentry-Bowers, was also shot Saturday and is now in critical condition at Stroger Hospital. He says the man who died was in his 20s and the woman is also believed to be in her 20s. Two people forced their way inside, and then shot through the door of a 19-year-old man's room before taking off, police said. "I got a bullet in my stomach". Read More »

Peugeot and Citroen in 'final stages' of deal to buy Vauxhall

GM's Opel division also includes its British Vauxhall brand. However, PSA also made it clear that " there can be no assurance that an agreement will be reached ". Placing a value on GM's European business, which has lost money for more than a decade, is tricky. " We are in discussions with Opel to expand upon our existing projects ", Bertrand Blaise said. Read More »

Apple Music to get app talent show with celebrity judges

That said, the Spring isn't all that far away, and now the first trailer has dropped, we're expecting to get a final launch date very soon, so stay tuned. The Cupertino tech giant just put out an open casting call for its first original TV series, dubbed Planet of the Apps . "There are ways to do that, and we will try different ways". Read More »

SpaceX Falcon static fire reignites historic NASA launch pad

The rocket is scheduled to blast off on Saturday to deliver a Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station for NASA. It will be the first launch to take place at the KSC LC-39A launch pad since the last launch of the Space Shuttle program in 2011. Read More »