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Hurricane Humberto gains strength as it churns toward Bermuda, away from U.S. coast
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 02:29:11 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Hurricane Humberto gained strength early Tuesday, packing 90 mph (150 kph) winds and it was expected to become a major hurricane with 111 mph (178 kph) winds by Tuesday night or early Wednesday as it tracks toward Bermuda, forecasters said.


U.S. solar market growth slows this year as projects pushed back
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 00:03:16 -0400
From feeds.reuters
The U.S. solar market will grow more slowly than previously forecast this year as some large projects are shifted into 2020, an industry trade group said on Tuesday.


Turning blue: China Inc holds breath as Beijing eyes smog-free skies for National Day
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 00:01:37 -0400
From feeds.reuters
When the sun comes up in Beijing on Oct. 1, the Chinese government will aim to celebrate its 70th birthday under a brilliant blue sky - and factory bosses hope they can get through it without blanket closures.


Demand for the new iPhone 11 appears to be off to a good start
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Somewhere in Cupertino, Apple executives are probably breathing sighs of relief a if not celebrating a as demand for the new iPhone 11 appears to be off to a good start.


The Pixel 4 is coming. Google announces October 15 event
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
The Pixel 4 is coming soon: Google has sent members of the press an invitation to an October 15 "Made by Google" event at which it's expected to unveil the new smartphone.


Apple Arcade could change how mobile apps do business
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Pac-Man. Lego. Sonic the Hedgehog. An apocalyptic world where you work to survive along with the help of your trusty dog, Frosty.


Snapchat launches political ads library as 2020 election ramps up
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Snapchat launched a political ads library as the mobile app becomes a campaign tool for 2020 candidates.


The iPhone camera says everything about smartphones in 2019
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Smartphones are boring now. Every year they stay expensive and get minor upgrades.


Long Island City tries to move on after Amazon HQ2 debacle
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
It's been more than half a year since Amazon decided to scrap plans to build a second headquarters in Long Island City. The aftershocks of that decision can still be felt in this community.


Bob Iger steps down from Apple's board as Disney becomes a competitor
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Disney CEO Bob Iger resigned from Apple's board of directors Friday, just as the two companies are becoming streaming media competitors.


WeWork has become poster child for everything wrong with tech unicorns
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
WeWork was supposed to be one of the most high-profile Wall Street debuts of the year. Instead, it's rapidly shaping up to be one of the most high-profile IPO debacles in recent memory.


House antitrust probe of Big Tech seeks documents from Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Congressional investigators on Friday called on Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google to produce a sweeping list of financial records and business documents, opening a new chapter in a "top-to-bottom" antitrust review of the tech industry.


WeWork makes sweeping corporate governance changes in advance of its IPO
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
WeWork's parent company said Friday it would make substantial changes to the oversight of its business after investors voiced dissatisfaction with the unusual governance structure ahead of a planned IPO.


California lawmakers ban facial-recognition software from police body cams
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
California lawmakers on Thursday temporarily banned state and local law enforcement from using facial-recognition software in body cameras, as the most populous US state takes action against the technology.


Uber pulls its Jump bikes from two cities
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Uber is shutting down its electric bike business in two more cities amid a difficult stretch for the company that's included two rounds of layoffs and record losses.


Amazon will hold a product launch event later this month
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Amazon said Thursday that it will hold a press event later this month in Seattle, where the company is headquartered.


The Apple Watch's secret weapon is its new price
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Almost exactly five years ago, Apple unveiled its smartwatch. It was the company's first new hardware product after Steve Jobs' death. People were quick to call it a flop.


GameStop CEO says company is in 'a tough place' and needs to change
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
GameStop's new CEO, George Sherman, says the company "is in a tough place" and "needs to make some changes" to keep up with the video game industry.


Nintendo wants people to work out with a new piece of fitness hardware
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Nintendo is once again selling fitness.


How the government is using Siri and Alexa to stop the spread of Census misinformation
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
As the United States government gears up for its 2020 census, it's working closely with large tech companies to get ahead of potential malicious campaigns looking to exploit their platforms to deter people, including minorities, from taking part in the once-a-decade event. The Census Bureau is going so far as to consider how voice assistants, such as Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa, could be used to spread misinformation.


Uber claims new California law still won't force it to classify drivers as employees
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
A top Uber executive attempted to defuse concerns about a potential existential threat to its business shortly after lawmakers in California approved a new bill that will make it more difficult for employers in the state to classify workers as independent contractors.


Oracle CEO Mark Hurd taking a medical leave of absence
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Oracle has announced that one of its top executives will take a leave of absence for health related reasons.


How much will the iPhone 11 cost? Less than you think
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
At $699, the iPhone 11 is Apple's cheapest new smartphone since the iPhone 8. And that says a lot about changes in consumer habits and the challenges Apple faces a and how it's responding to them.


NBN to attract new customers with lower prices, faster speeds
Date: 0
From https:
The company in charge of building the National Broadband Network has opened the door to cheaper, faster internet plans after abandoning an earlier and unpopular proposal that would see users charged more to stream video.

aF**k yas alla: Driveras fury at cyclists
Date: 0
From https:
An enraged driver has been caught on camera furiously unleashing on a group of cyclists.

Southern and eastern Australia to acop a beatinga from rain all week
Date: 0
From https:
Sydney and its surrounds continue to be drenched with rain overnight a the advice is to get used to it.

Land Rover declares war on leather and plastic
Date: 0
From https:
Luxury car makers are increasingly shunning leather and plastic as the car industry looks to improve its environmental credentials.

McLaren GT: Pricing, specs, driving impressions
Date: 0
From https:
Itas not often a review of a sports car starts in the boot.

Little device could save you thousands
Date: 0
From https:
Australians are warming to technology that could save them thousands.

Photos raise doubts about oil attacks
Date: 0
From https:
Drones didnat attack Saudi Arabiaas oil facilities. They were guided cruise missiles and initial examinations of their remains indicate a Iran made them.

Privacy experts slam Facebook for putting profits before users
Date: 0
From https:
Consumer advocates and privacy experts slammed Facebookas acheekya rejection of Australiaas landmark inquiry into digital platforms, saying the company was protecting profits over users and aalmost gaslightinga Australian news organisations in its response.

Major online retailer selling illegal crack pipes and drug paraphernalia
Date: 0
From https:
Multi-billion dollar retailer Wish.com has an extensive adrugsa section on its site, where consumers can buy illegal paraphernalia such as crack pipes and cocaine snorting aids for bargain basement prices.

Magpie season takes flight
Date: 0
From https:
Cyclists, joggers and walkers beware a magpie season is upon us.

Fisherman reels in bizarre alien monster and ...eats it
Date: 0
From https:
An angler got the shock of his life when he accidentally reeled in this alien-like monster from the deep.

VW to pay out Aussie customers
Date: 0
From https:
Volkswagen has agreed to pay millions in compensation to customers affected by its diesel emissions scandal under a class action settlement submitted to Federal Court.

aThese scams are particularly distressinga
Date: 0
From https:
Australiaas Chinese community has been warned to be wary of two adistressinga scams involving extortion via fake kidnappings and threats of arrest.

Church in battle over $3.6m Viking haul
Date: 0
From https:
A treasure hunter is being sued by the Church of Scotland over a record $3.6 million (APS2 million) haul of Viking relics he found on its land.

Vision Mercedes Simplex concept is a nod to the past
Date: 0
From https:
Mercedes-Benz has rammed home its 133-year heritage with a futuristic take on one of its earliest cars.

Hannah Gadsby wins Emmy for Nanette
Date: 0
From https:
Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby has beat Beyonce and Adam Sandler to win an Emmy for her stand-up special Nanette.

Staggering crimes solved by Google Earth
Date: 0
From https:
The decomposing remains of William Moldt were strapped into the driveras seat of his submerged car after he drove into a pond for 22 years.

Small hatch that thinks its an SUV
Date: 0
From https:
Fordas new Focus range has added the Active hatch, a faux SUV with extra ride height, plastic wheel arch guards and clever Slippery and Trail drive modes.

Honda return to its glory years
Date: 0
From https:
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Bahamas lashed by new storm
Date: 0
From https:
Tropical Storm Humberto lashed the Bahamas with rain and wind on Saturday, possibly slowing down relief efforts in the wake of the devastation wrought less than two weeks ago by Hurricane Dorian.

Greta Thunberg shuns meeting with Trump, protests on White House lawn instead
Date: 0
From https:
Teen climate champion Greta Thunberg brought her global environmental message to the heart of the US government yesterday, telling her legion of supporters on the lawns outside the White House: aNever give up.a

This could be the ultimate supercar
Date: 0
From https:
This is how supercars are supposed to make you feel a glamorous, powerful and just a little bit dangerous.

BMW 1 Series, the cheapest ticket into German prestige brand
Date: 0
From https:
The BMW 1 Series hatchback has long been the cheapest ticket into the German prestige brand. The latest 118i is the only sub-$40,000 vehicle in BMW showrooms.

The car that can power your house
Date: 0
From https:
Nissanas battery-electric Leaf is an expensive amulet to ward off climate change. Youare essentially paying $15,000 over the odds for a mid-size hatch to salve your enviro-conscience. Even then, if you plug in to recharge at home at 7pm when everyone else does, a fair chunk of the electricity the Leaf is absorbing will be coal or gas-generated.

Outrage after Instagram bans iconic page Brown Cardigan
Date: 0
From https:
One of Australiaas most beloved cult meme sites has been deplatformed by Instagram after posting content the site deemed offensive.

Google maps sunken car solves cold case, missing person found
Date: 0
From https:
It took 22 years, but a missing manas remains have finally been found a and it was all thanks to Google.