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June 26, 2019

Alabama Auto Dealer Gives Away Guns, Bibles and Flags for Each Vehicle Sold

An automobile dealership in Alabama has promised to give away a 12-gauge shotgun, an American flag and a Bible for the purchase of any new or used vehicle on the lot through the end of July.
June 26, 2019

Facebook might allow you to flip off obnoxious in-app notification badges

Facebook is making an effort to make its countless eyeball-grabbing elements less distracting with a new test of notification customization. According to app researcher and reverse-engineering expert Jane Manchun Wong, Facebook is currently testing the ability to turn on and off the red notification dots, known as badges, that you get for individual tabs of the company’s mobile app. That way, if you don’t really care much for Watch or groups, you don’t have to stare down yet another bright red badge number demanding your attention.
June 26, 2019

Donald Trump Tells CNN Reporter That Iran Takes His Threats Seriously and ‘I Think You Do Too’

President Donald Trump told one reporter Tuesday that he believed Iran took his threats to heart, and that she does too.
June 26, 2019

The MBTA and Charlie Baker have introduced a plan to finish enhancements extra rapidly. Here’s what to know.

After the Red Line derailment earlier this month, causing delays that went days beyond the actual event and sparking politicians to take to social media to demand action , Gov. Charlie Baker and state transportation officials announced Tuesday that the MBTA will now work through a new “acceleration plan.”
June 26, 2019

Big Tech’s drawback is its lack of competitors

According to Recode editor-at-large Kara Swisher, one of Silicon Valley’s biggest problems right now is its lack of competition. That big tech companies like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google have become too dominant and have thus stifled competition and creativity.
June 26, 2019

The guts of an Apple iPhone present precisely what Trump will get improper about commerce

Crack open an iPhone and you’ll begin to see why President Donald Trump’s ongoing trade war with China doesn’t make sense.
June 26, 2019

Researchers spot ‘at least’ 9 nice white sharks in Cape Cod Bay in someday

Shark season in Massachusetts has arrived.  Researchers conducting field work spotted “at least” nine sharks in Cape Cod Bay on Monday, according to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy. 
June 26, 2019

Boston police: Man, 19, shot dead after firing at officers

BOSTON (AP) — Boston police say a 19-year-old man has been fatally shot after he fired at officers during a foot chase.
June 26, 2019

Facebook’s Libra could also be fairly engaging in growing international locations

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency has taken a lot of criticism from Western government officials and media commentators – but it’s not meant for them. A major target market for the Libra is users in developing countries.
June 26, 2019

Senator requires stricter guidelines on how YouTube advertises to youngsters

Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), one of Congress’ top tech watchdogs, is requesting that the Federal Trade Commission force YouTube to make sweeping policy changes following reports that the agency is finishing up an investigation into how the platform handles children’s data and experiences.