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August 18, 2017 1:10 PM Harvey no threat to South Florida but another wave will need watching

Tropical Storm Harvey will avoid South Florida as it churns through the eastern Caribbean Sea this weekend, but forecasters are eyeing another tropical disturbance that may develop early next week. The National Hurricane Center said early Friday that a wave currently tracking toward the Bahamas and South Florida had a high 70 percent chance of developing 21

August 17, 2017 2:30 PM Cassini Saturn probe preps for last hurrah

After orbiting Saturn for more than 13 years, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is getting ready to say goodbye. On Monday (Aug. 14), Cassini made the first of five passes through Saturn's upper atmosphere, kicking off the last phase of the mission's "Grand Finale." After completing those five dives, Cassini will come back around again one last time, plunging 14

August 16, 2017 3:45 AM The Baseball Team That Computer Models Can’t Figure Out

The Kansas City Royals have exceeded the expectation of every prominent computer projection over the past five years PECOTA, Baseball Prospectus’ sophisticated computer model for forecasting on-field performance, is impressively accurate. Half of teams have, on average, finished within 2.75 wins in either direction of PECOTA’s predictions since 2013, with nearly 26

August 16, 2017 2:55 AM China e-car newcomer Future Mobility raises $200M in new financing

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese-funded electric-car startup Future Mobility Corp, led by former BMW and Nissan Motor Co sales executive as president and co-founder, has raised $200 million in its latest round of financing. Daniel Kirchert, Future Mobility's president, told Reuters in an interview main investors in its new financing round include Fullshare 30

August 14, 2017 4:07 PM Trump fires back after the CEO of Merck resigned from his manufacturing council

The chief executive of Merck said Monday in a tweet that he was resigning from President Trump's American Manufacturing Council, saying he was doing so “as CEO of Merck and as a matter of personal conscience” and that “America's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy, which run counter 25

August 9, 2017 1:50 AM Disney to offer two streaming services and end its movie distribution agreement with Netflix

Walt Disney Co. will launch two Netflix-like streaming services — one for sports and another for films and television shows — in one of the boldest moves by an entertainment company to address the changing media landscape. The stand-alone subscription services would appeal to younger audiences who are turning away from traditional media and flocking 33

August 7, 2017 3:01 AM Tropical Storm Franklin Forms in the Caribbean; Tropical Storm Warnings Issued for Mexico

August is historically the beginning of the annual ramp up of hurricane season in the Atlantic, and right on cue, Tropical Storm Franklin has formed in the western Caribbean. Franklin is expected to be a rainmaker, but it has the potential to quickly be a wind producer too. A second area of lower pressures is being watched in the central Atlantic 24

August 6, 2017 8:02 AM Apple may launch iPhone 7S with glass back, wireless charging

Apple aficionados waiting for the next flagship device might be in for a treat as the Cupertino-based technology giant is expected to launch a refresh of iPhone 7 models along with iPhone 8 in the coming months. Photos of a couple of iPhone dummy models were leaked online which show Apple devices with a glass backing, meaning the models shown in the pictures 42

August 5, 2017 6:53 PM A cellular Apple Watch is reportedly coming this year

Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, a reputable source of Apple leaks, is behind the report. Like most smartwatches, the Apple Watch usually needs to be connected to a phone for most apps. Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports that Apple is planning a new version of the Apple Watch, one with its own LTE cellular data connection, by the end of 2017. Gurman has a solid 24

August 4, 2017 10:53 AM VW to offer incentives soon for diesel owners to adopt cleaner models

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen will offer incentives to drivers of older diesel models of its five main passenger-car brands to switch to cleaner vehicles in a bid to help cut pollution, it said. Volkswagen (VW) said incentives are currently being prepared for owners of models designed to meet the Euro-1, Euro-2, Euro-3 and Euro-4 emissions standards 20