Netflix and HBO Go added to Amazon Fire TV's universal search

Netflix and HBO Go added to Amazon Fire TV's universal search

The Verge 
Amazon is expanding the universal search feature of its Fire TV and Fire Stick streaming devices with a software update that's being released today.

11 paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

11 paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

BGR - 
With just one day to go before Apple takes the wraps off its hot new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, you had better start filling up those iPhones now with all the paid iOS apps on sale for free that you can.

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German Unemployment Declined Before Britain's Shock Leave Vote


German Unemployment Declined Before Britain's Shock Leave Vote



German unemployment extended its decline in June, signaling economic growth remained robust before Britons unexpectedly voted to exit the European Union.

College debt, no degree means world of financial hurt

Getting a college degree - and a job after graduating - is well worth juggling some college debt for many people. But you're guaranteed to end up with nothing but regrets if you've got debt but no degree.


 

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, Asia's 'Trump,' Eyes Closer China Ties

The new leader of the Philippines is challenging longstanding alliances and taking on powerful vested interests - all the while using language more associated with a street fighter than a statesman.
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Rodrigo Duterte Has Been Sworn In as President of the Philippines

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, Asia's 'Trump,' Eyes Closer China Ties

Asian stocks rise as post-Brexit rebound continues, yen held in check

TOKYO Asia stocks rose on Thursday, tracking an overnight rally on Wall Street, while the safe-haven Japanese yen was held in check as global markets regained a semblance of calm after the Brexit shock.

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Mobile phone imports surge by 7.9% to over $375m in H1

Mobile phone imports surge by 7.9% to over $375m in H1

Daily Times 
ISLAMABAD: Mobile phone imports in Pakistan have reached $375.063 million during first half (July-December) of current fiscal year, showing 7.9 percent increase as compared to same period of previous year.

No deal yet on UK's EU renegotiation

No deal yet on UK's EU renegotiation

Al Jazeera America 
European Council President Donald Tusk and British Prime Minister David Cameron failed Sunday to strike a deal aimed at keeping the United Kingdom in the European Union (EU) - but agreed to more talks for another day.

Japan's Negative Rates: Implications On Federal Reserve Policy

Japan's Negative Rates: Implications On Federal Reserve Policy

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Google Tells Feds Project Loon Tests Will Be Harmless To Humans, Environment

Google Tells Feds Project Loon Tests Will Be Harmless To Humans, Environment

Tech Times 
Google informs the FCC that Project Loon does not pose any threat to humans or the environment. The project is aimed at providing Internet connectivity to remote and rural areas.

Obama to make first visit of his presidency to a US mosque

Obama to make first visit of his presidency to a US mosque

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 
President Barack Obama will make the first visit during his presidency to a U.S. mosque next week, the White House announced on Saturday, as the administration tries to promote religious tolerance at a time when rhetoric linking Islam with terrorism is ...

Boeing 737 Max Takes to the Skies

Boeing 737 Max Takes to the Skies



Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) conducted the first test flight of its 737 Max commercial aircraft, marking another milestone after three long years.

China braces for 2.9 billion trips made during New Year

China braces for 2.9 billion trips made during New Year



A passenger adjusted her luggage in the overhead luggage rack aboard a sold-out, standing-room-only train

Alphabet could become world's most valuable company

Alphabet could become world's most valuable company



SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As the digital advertising market booms and demand for smartphones wanes, Alphabet Inc. could soon dethrone Apple as the world's most valuable company.

Strike shuts down third-biggest US port

Strike shuts down third-biggest US port



A labor dispute has shut down one of America's busiest ports. More than 1,000 union dock workers in New York City walked off the job Friday, halting business at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey shipping terminals.

Google deal prompts call for corporate sales tax in UK

Google deal prompts call for corporate sales tax in UK



The chancellor has argued that Google was previously paying no tax and pointed to the introduction last year of a diverted profits tax to target companies that artificially shift revenues from Britain to countries with lower tax rates.

Swiss Probe of Malaysia Fund Sees $4 Billion Possible Misuse

Swiss Probe of Malaysia Fund Sees $4 Billion Possible Misuse



Signage for 1Malaysia Development Bhd. (1MDB) is displayed at the site of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on July 17, 2015.

2 teenagers dead, 2 sickened from drinking racing fuel, soda

2 teenagers dead, 2 sickened from drinking racing fuel, soda



Two Tennessee teens lost their lives after drinking a mixture of racing fuel and Mountain Dew. One of the teens who died. NASHVILLE, Tenn.

DigiTimes Says iPad Air 3 Will Have 4K Display and Up to 4GB RAM

DigiTimes Says iPad Air 3 Will Have 4K Display and Up to 4GB RAM



ipadair2 Taiwanese touch panel makers General Interface Solution and TPK will share production of a third-generation "4K" iPad Air set to debut in March, according to sources out of the China supply chain (via DigiTimes).

Facebook is making more money off you than ever before

Facebook is making more money off you than ever before



Facebook's startup days may be long gone, but no one can accuse the company of resting on its laurels. Facebook impressed Wall Street with its latest earnings report on Wednesday, sending shares up more than 8% after hours.

Britain to accept some migrant children

The Latest: Britain to accept some migrant children

Post-Bulletin 
The British government has announced plans to allow an unspecified number of vulnerable refugee children to come to Britain to live.

France Signals Rafale, Nuclear Progress as Hollande Visits India

France Signals Rafale, Nuclear Progress as Hollande Visits India


French President Francois Hollande and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit the Capitol complex on Jan 24, Chandigarh. Photographer: Stephane De Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images.

Magnitude-6.8 earthquake hits Alaska, jolting nerves

Magnitude-6.8 earthquake hits Alaska, jolting nerves



In this photo provided by Vincent Nusunginya, items fallen from the shelves litter the aisles inside a Safeway grocery store following a magnitude 6.8 earthquake on the Kenai Peninsula on Sunday Jan. 24, 2016, in south-central Alaska.