Monthly Archive: June 2018

Dish and Sling TV lose Univision channels in price dispute 0

Dish and Sling TV lose Univision channels in price dispute

Dish insisted that Univision was “drastically” raising rates to make up for declining viewership, charging “almost double” for Dish and Sling customers as it was for Univision Now. It even took to offering free...

Alphabet invests in Lime’s electric scooter service 0

Alphabet invests in Lime’s electric scooter service

Alphabet has obvious stakes in transportation with Waymo’s self-driving cars and Sidewalk Labs’ public transit efforts. There are other investments, though, including support for SpinLaunch’s space cargo catapult and co-founder Larry Page’s backing for...

Violence erupts after right-wing group holds Oregon march 0

Violence erupts after right-wing group holds Oregon march

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Violent skirmishes erupted in Portland, Oregon, between a right-wing group and anti-fascists who have previously clashed across the Pacific Northwest, leading to injuries and arrests. Four people were taken to...

Bear Cub With Burned Feet Rescued From Colorado Fire 0

Bear Cub With Burned Feet Rescued From Colorado Fire

An orphaned bear cub will eventually return to the wild after her feet were burned in a Colorado wildfire. Firefighters noticed the young bear wandering alone through a burned area, and after a couple...

Infamous French Thief Escapes Prison in Bold Helicopter Caper 0

Infamous French Thief Escapes Prison in Bold Helicopter Caper

PARIS — A notorious French criminal serving 25 years for murder made an audacious escape from prison Sunday after several heavily armed men landed a helicopter in a courtyard, freed him from a visiting...

Longest lunar eclipse of the century rises near July's end 0

Longest lunar eclipse of the century rises near July's end

On July 27, a total lunar eclipse will rise over the night sky. At 1 hour and 43 minutes, it will be the longest lunar eclipse in the 21st century. Much of Africa, the...

DirecTV Now will raise prices by $5 on August 1st 0

DirecTV Now will raise prices by $5 on August 1st

The increase does put the base price on par with what you’d get from the likes of YouTube TV or PlayStation Vue, or Sling TV’s combined Orange and Blue package. And AT&T was quick...

London's V&A Museum to stage 'reimagined' hit Dior expo 0

London's V&A Museum to stage 'reimagined' hit Dior expo

London (AFP) – London’s Victoria and Albert Museum said Sunday it plans a reprise in 2019 of a Christian Dior retrospective that last year drew record numbers to the Decorative Arts Museum in Paris....

Tesla reportedly hits Model 3 manufacturing goal hours after its deadline 0

Tesla reportedly hits Model 3 manufacturing goal hours after its deadline

Tesla just barely missed its goal of producing 5,000 Model 3 electric cars a week, according to Reuters, which says that the company reached the mark “several hours after the midnight goal,” while Tesla...