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YouTube to crack down on dangerous stunts like the ‘Bird Box’ challenge

YouTube already bans content showing dangerous activities, but new rules published by the site on Tuesday go into greater detail regarding potentially harmful challenges and pranks. The post YouTube to crack down on dangerous stunts like the ‘Bird Box’ challenge appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Youtube, Trends, Social Media, Web, YouTube stunts


EU Brexit negotiator Barnier says it is up to Britain to come forward with ideas in wake of withdrawal agreement defeat

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — EU Brexit negotiator Barnier says it is up to Britain to come forward with ideas in wake of withdrawal agreement defeat .
Tags: Business, News, Britain, Strasbourg France, EU Brexit, Barnier


Europe car sales grew for 5th straight year in 2018

MILAN (AP) — The European carmakers association, ACEA, says the car market rose modestly in 2018, despite contractions in the last four months due to the impact of a new emissions test. ACEA reported Wednesday that full-year car sales were up 0.1 percent to 15.2 million passenger cars, the fifth straight year of growth. That’s […]
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Taking stock: UK businesses brace for no-deal Brexit

DUNSTABLE, England (AP) — Brexit has British business owners on edge — and that is great news for Lovespace, a storage and warehousing company outside London. Lovespace, which collects boxes from customers, stores them and then returns the goods when needed, says revenue from businesses doubled over the past year and inquiries quadrupled as enterprises […]
Tags: Business, UK, London, News, Ap, Nation, Brexit, DUNSTABLE England, Lovespace


Amazon and Flipkart seek extension to comply with new FDI policy

Amazon and Flipkart have asked the government for an extension on the 1 February deadline to comply with the new FDI policy for e-commerce, reports the Economic Times. Amazon has asked for time until 1 June, while Flipkart has asked for an extension of 6 months, to 1 August. MediaNama has reached... ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Internet, Government, Policy, Regulation, Marketplaces, Flipkart, Fdi, Medianama, Economic Times Amazon


Apple’s iPhone battery offer was reportedly way more popular than expected

As many as 11 million iPhone owners reportedly made use of Apple's cheaper battery replacement offer that launched in 2018 in response to the iPhone throttling debacle — some 10 times more than the company had apparently expected. The post Apple’s iPhone battery offer was reportedly way more popular than expected appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Business, News, Trends, Iphone Battery


Northridge earthquake shattered Los Angeles 25 years ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five years ago this week, a violent, pre-dawn earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage. A look back at the damage, deaths and developments in seismic safety since the disaster: ___ THE QUAKE Most Read StoriesNetflix raising prices […]
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Roku deletes Alex Jones' Infowars after user outrage and canceled orders

Following up on our earlier story about Roku re-platforming Alex Jones and Infowars, it looks like Roku got so much criticism from users, they've reversed course and will remove the Infowars app. ‏ After the InfoWars channel became available, we heard from concerned parties and have determined that the channel should be removed from our platform. Deletion from the channel store and platform has begun and will be completed shortly. — Roku (@Roku) January 16, 2019 That didn't take long, b...
Tags: Post, Business, News, Tech, Cnn, Roku, Sandy Hook, Alex Jones, Infowars, Picks, Alex Jones Infowars, Oliver Darcy


For student supporting her LAUSD teachers, it’s all about classroom size

By Bradley Bermont, contributing reporter Middle-school was very different than elementary school for for 11-year-old Angelina Soultanian. Her class sizes became significantly larger, growing by a dozen or more students, and her cohorts’ behavior grew more disruptive with it, she said. It’s why the Patrick Henry Middle School sixth-grader marched in the rain through downtown Los Angeles, with her mom and sister, supporting the teachers’ strike on Monday. “Most of the time, they’re rude,” she sai...
Tags: Business, Milan, News, California, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Marquez, Los Angeles Unified School District, Patrick Henry Middle School, Beutner, Millan, Top Stories LADN


Macy’s will close its Northgate store next year, Redmond store in next few months

The shrinking retailer plans to shutter its Redmond and Northgate locations. Some employees will be offered jobs at other locations.
Tags: Business, News, Retail, Redmond, Northgate, Macy 's


Tale of two schools: Though separated by just 9 miles, effects of the strike on these campuses are far apart

Brenda Sandoval has already taken two days off work from her job as a receptionist at a nearby mental health clinic to support the striking teachers of Telfair Elementary School in Pacoima. Depending on how long the Los Angeles Unified School District teachers’ strike lasts, she may have to take more time off. But she’s willing to do it. “I feel that I have no choice,” said Sandoval as she juggled a UTLA protest sign in Spanish, a floral-printed umbrella and the hand of her poncho-clad first gra...
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Tale of two schools: Though separated by just 9 miles, effects of the strike on these campuses are very far apart

Brenda Sandoval has already taken two days off work from her job as a receptionist at a nearby mental health clinic to support the striking teachers of Telfair Elementary School in Pacoima. Depending on how long the Los Angeles Unified School District teachers’ strike lasts, she may have to take more time off. But she’s willing to do it. “I feel that I have no choice,” said Sandoval as she juggled a UTLA protest sign in Spanish, a floral-printed umbrella and the hand of her poncho-clad first gra...
Tags: Facebook, Business, News, Education, Abc, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Maya, City Hall, Colfax, LA County, Koreatown, Sandoval


Seattle still has the most cranes in America, and construction isn’t losing much steam

Most of the cranes dotting the skyline now are building apartment high-rises, though there are also several new offices going up at a time of intense competition for space among companies.
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, America, Seattle, Local News


US gambling operators have 90 days to comply with new rules

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Department of Justice will wait 90 days to implement a legal opinion that will affect online gambling. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Tuesday issued a memo saying the delay will allow businesses to adjust their operations. The legal opinion that became public Monday says a federal law that prohibits […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, US, Ap, Nation, Las Vegas, Department Of Justice, Rod Rosenstein


Senators ask FDA to update rules on certain pot products

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s two senators on Tuesday urged the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update federal regulations to permit interstate commerce of food products containing a key non-psychoactive ingredient of cannabis. The appeal by Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley came after Congress legalized the production and sale of […]
Tags: Business, News, Congress, Oregon, Ap, Nation, Fda, Northwest, U S Food and Drug Administration, Sens Ron Wyden, Jeff Merkley


Apple’s official iPhone XS battery case is finally here

Apple has been rumored to be working on a new iPhone battery case for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. Now, those new cases are finally here, offering seven hours of extra use for each iPhone and are available for $129. The post Apple’s official iPhone XS battery case is finally here appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Battery Case, Iphone Xs, iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs Max


United Airlines posts smaller profit but tops expectations

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines reported Tuesday that its fourth-quarter profit slipped 20 percent due to higher fuel and labor costs, but its profit and revenue both beat analysts’ expectations. Shares of United’s parent rose in after-hours trading. United is adding seats faster than its rivals Delta and American, but it has filled most of […]
Tags: Business, News, Ap, Chicago, Delta, United, United Airlines


Furloughed federal workers offered 90-day, interest-free loans by Washington Federal

Seattle-based Washington Federal Savings Bank is offering loans to furloughed federal workers for the equivalent of up to six missed paychecks.
Tags: Business, News, Seattle, Washington Federal, Washington Federal Savings Bank


You can get a screaming deal on LG OLED TVs just in time for the Super Bowl

LG is offering steep discounts on its critically acclaimed OLED TV models just in time for the Super Bowl, letting discerning viewers watch their favorite athletes with higher picture quality than ever. The post You can get a screaming deal on LG OLED TVs just in time for the Super Bowl appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, News, Trends, Super Bowl, Lg, Movies & TV


L.A. supervisors OK $10 million for the LAUSD to pay for more mental health counselors

As the Los Angeles teachers strike continued Tuesday, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved $10 million in funding for the Los Angeles Unified School District to pay for more mental health counselors in schools. As part of its contract demands, the teachers union has called for smaller class sizes as well as more nurses, counselors and librarians in schools. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, who co-authored the motion along with Supervisor Hilda Solis, told reporters the teacher...
Tags: Business, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Los Angeles Unified School District, Solis, Hahn, United Teachers Los Angeles, Austin Beutner, Hilda Solis, Mark Ridley Thomas, Sheila Kuehl, Beutner


Apple’s first original feature film reunites Bill Murray, Sofia Coppola

The Lost in Translation team of Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray will reunite with their A Very Murray Christmas collaborator Rashida Jones for On the Rocks, Apple and studio A24's first official feature together. The post Apple’s first original feature film reunites Bill Murray, Sofia Coppola appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Bill Murray, A24, Rashida Jones, Sofia Coppola, Movies & TV, Bill Murray Sofia Coppola, Rocks Apple


No-shows for auto shows? Detroit and others aim to retool

DETROIT (AP) — This year’s North American International Auto Show includes the usual gleaming vehicles, bright lights and flashy displays. But something is missing: BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Audi and Mazda. Detroit isn’t the only auto show to have automakers pull out. It could be because of a bad date for their new vehicle cycle, a […]
Tags: Business, News, Ap, Detroit, BMW Mercedes Porsche Audi, Mazda Detroit


Break out the Wii: ‘Just Dance’ movie reportedly in the works

Sony's Screen Gems has reportedly acquired the film rights to the Just Dance video game series from Ubisoft, which previously helped bring the game Assassin's Creed to the big screen in 2016. The post Break out the Wii: ‘Just Dance’ movie reportedly in the works appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Dancing, Sony, Ubisoft, Just Dance, Movies & TV, Video Game Movie


‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ will make Blackout mode free to play this week

Treyarch and Activision are offering Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout mode as a free trial download for a limited time. The mode will be available from January 17 through January 24. The post ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ will make Blackout mode free to play this week appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Call Of Duty, Blackout, Activision, Black Ops, Battle Royale


Why we need "all of the above" carbon-free power sources

More on why the 626 environmental groups demanding action on climate change shouldn't be doctrinaire.
Tags: Business, News


Sony crams best tech from its full-frame cameras into $900 crop-sensor A6400

Love Sony's autofocus, but can't stomach the full frame price? The Sony A6400 mirrorless camera uses some of the same autofocus technology and the processor of the A9 in a compact, more affordable crop-sensor camera. The post Sony crams best tech from its full-frame cameras into $900 crop-sensor A6400 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Sony, Mirrorless, Sony E-mount, Sony a6400


Sling TV offers free shows, a la carte subscription channels to Roku users

If you are among a select group of Roku users, Sling TV has added free TV shows and the option to subscribe to individual channels without having to subscribe to the company's base level of channels. The post Sling TV offers free shows, a la carte subscription channels to Roku users appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Home Theater, Roku, Sling TV, Movies & TV, Roku users Sling TV


Britain’s May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

By JILL LAWLESS, DANICA KIRKA and GREGORY KATZ LONDON — British lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal with the European Union, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and leading to a no-confidence vote in her government. Moments after the vote, May said it was only right to test whether the government still had lawmakers’ support to carry on. Lawmakers will vote Wednesday in a no-confidence motion from opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn that could tr...
Tags: Europe, Business, London, News, Berlin, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, World news, Britain, Soccer, Ireland, Theresa May, Labour, House


In a first for humankind, China is growing plants on the moon

Having recently landed a probe on the far side of the moon, China announced that it managed to grow the first plant on the moon, too. Here's why that matters for deep space travel. The post In a first for humankind, China is growing plants on the moon appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, China, Trends, Space Travel, Moon, Emerging Tech


Polk’s Command Bar joins Alexa’s multi-room music party

Polk's Command Bar is a home theater soundbar with Alexa built in. But with a new update, it can also be grouped with Amazon's Echo products and other third-party speakers for a multi-room experience. The post Polk’s Command Bar joins Alexa’s multi-room music party appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Home Theater, Alexa, Soundbar, Polk, Multi-room Music, Whole-home Audio, Polk s Command Bar



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