Month: April 2019

Facebook debuts new look and features

Facebook debuted a makeover for its main app on Tuesday and said the company is making a major shift in how it’s run.CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the company’s two-day developer conference with a keynote address in front of about 5,000 attendees in San Jose, California, which revolved around...

Huawei P30 Pro Review

Here are some video reviews of a great smartphone with one of the best cameras around, the Huawei P30 Pro. Full specs from GSMArena below https://www.gsmarena.com/huawei_p30_pro-9635.php...

Avengers Endgame shatters records with $1.2 billion opening

The Avengers assembled the biggest box office in film history, far surpassing multiple records on the books. Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Endgame” made an estimated $1.2 billion at the worldwide box office for its opening, according to Disney. It is the only film in history to cross the $1 billion...

Rami Malek is the new James Bond villain

There’s no title yet for Daniel Craig’s final outing as James Bond, but fans did learn who’ll be joining him for his last ride as the British super spy. Ralph Fiennes, Rory Kinnear, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Lea Seydoux and Jeffrey Wright will all be back for the 25th...

Amazon posts a record quarterly profit of $3.6 billion

Amazon said on Thursday that it made a record $3.6 billion in profit for the first three months of 2019, more than doubling from $1.6 billion in the year prior. This marks the sixth straight quarter in which Amazon’s profits have topped $1 billion and the fourth consecutive quarter...

How Amazon automatically tracks and fires warehouse workers for ‘productivity’

Amazon’s fulfillment centers are the engine of the company — massive warehouses where workers track, pack, sort, and shuffle each order before sending it on its way to the buyer’s door. Critics say those fulfillment center workers face strenuous conditions: workers are pressed to “make rate,” with some packing...

Joe Biden announces he is running for president in 2020

After months of deliberation, former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday announced his decision to run for president for a third time, answering one of the biggest outstanding questions about the makeup of the 2020 race. The announcement came in a campaign video released Thursday morning. In his campaign...

West Indies World Cup squad announced

Cricket West Indies today announced the 15-man squad for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup from May 30 to July 14, 2019 in England and Wales. Opening batsman Chris Gayle is the most experienced player in the side in what could be his fifth and final World Cup, but...

Tesla: We Will Have Full Self-Driving by 2020. Robo-Taxis, Too.

Teslas will be fully autonomous next year. The word, from Elon Musk, came just two days before a Tesla earnings-and-sales report that is not going to be kind to the company. The Tesla CEO took to the stage Monday to announce fabulous, industry-leading breakthroughs in full self-driving (FSD) that...

10 Best Cars from 2019 New York International Auto Show

Every spring, the biggest names in the automotive world roll into Manhattan for the New York International Auto Show. For the next nine days (April 19 to April 28), the Jacob Javits Center will be teeming with sizzling hot sheet metal of all shapes and sizes. What makes the...

Hobbs and Shaw Movie Trailer

Check out the latest trailers for the Fast and Furious spin off movie Hobbs and Shaw starring The Rock, Jason Statham and Idris Elba which comes out on August 2nd. Trailer #2 Trailer #1...

Uber uses push alerts to crack down on fake driver problem

Uber is rolling out safety reminders for riders in an effort to crack down on fake drivers. The company said it will send push alerts that remind riders to look at the license plate number, car make and model, and compare the name and photo of driver to who...