VidCon 2017 Headlines

  • Apple iMac (2017)

    The 2017 iMac is a fine update to Apple’s desktop computing platform, but suffers from a few nagging design quirks.

    www.techradar.com
  • Razer Blade (2017)

    The new Razer Blade is stronger and longer lasting than ever, but what else is new with it?

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  • Amazon Fire 7 (2017)

    Amazon has created a solid Alexa-enhanced tablet for an impossibly low price, but hardware compromises are hard to justify.

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  • NEDA: ODA disbursement improved in 2017

    The government’s capability to implement projects and programs that are funded through official development assistance, or ODA, improved last year, the National Economic and Development Authority said Thursday, with Japan still the Philippines’ top ODA source.

    philstar.com
  • Who's who: Richest, poorest House members in 2017

    The House of Representatives over the weekend released a summary of its members' Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth in 2017. by Rosette Adel

    philstar.com
  • FEMA admits it wasn't ready for 2017 hurricanes

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency "could have better anticipated the severity of hurricanes" that last year devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the agency has acknowledged. The season's rapid succession of disasters, including hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, "stretched response capabilities at all levels of government," according to a FEMA report released Thursday. The 65-page report lays out a series of miscalculations that left FEMA ill-prepared to meet residents'...

    WPLG
  • Visualizing The World's Largest Importers In 2017

    For most world leaders and corporate executives, the swing of the global pendulum to more protectionist policies has been an unpleasant surprise. That’s because the consensus view from both economists and economic historians has been that measures like the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930, which triggered a trade war during the Great Depression, greatly exacerbated circumstances that were already quite dire. It’s common for tariff increases to be countered by retaliatory measures, and this can...

    Zero Hedge
  • Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) review

    Amazon's latest brings audiobooks, an all-metal design and waterproofing to its ereader range to make the best Kindle ever.

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  • Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017)

    Amazon has updated the Fire HD 8, but the upgrades seem to be few and far between.

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  • US troops in Afghanistan: A history (2017)

    US troops have been fighting in Afghanistan since 2001, making it the longest war in American history.

    CNN
  • Dyson Pure Hot + Cool Link (2017)

    Dyson’s device is a super smart fan and purifier combo.

    www.techradar.com
  • FEMA admits it was understaffed and underprepared for 2017 hurricanes

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency "could have better anticipated the severity of hurricanes" that last year devastated Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, the agency has acknowledged.

    CNN
  • Foreign investment in US plunged 32% in 2017

    The amount of money coming into American companies from overseas fell 32% last year. Foreign investors spent $259.6 billion to acquire, launch, and expand businesses in the United States in 2017, according to numbers released Wednesday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. That's down from a historic high of $439.5 billion in 2015. The largest chunk of last year's foreign direct investment came from Canada ($66.2 billion), followed by the United Kingdom and Japan. Foreign direct investment is...

    WPLG
  • BBC star salaries 2017-18: Who earned what?

    A rundown of the BBC's top earning stars.

    BBC News
  • A Timeline Of Media-Inflamed Fears (2000-2017)

    Modern media does not always have the best reputation for providing complex and nuanced commentary. The news cycle is sensational enough when we’re dealing with the regular issues of the day. But, as Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes, add in some uncertainty and urgency – such as when the world is dealing with an outbreak like SARS, Mad Cow Disease, Ebola, or even Y2K – and each headline seems to get more provocative or speculative than the last. Today’s graphics come to us...

    Zero Hedge
  • 2017 Was A Year Of 'Hope', 2018 Is The Year Of 'Reality'

    Via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Fireworks To Start Q3 As America went back to work following “Independence Day,” the markets set off some ‘fireworks” of its own with back to back gains Thursday and Friday. Moving average lines continue to play an important role in providing levels at which buyers have consistently shown up. Last week, the Dow gained +0.7% and continues to lag behind the rest of the market mainly due to several of its constituents are more vulnerable to trade problems....

    Zero Hedge
  • Value of Maine blueberries continued dip in 2017

    CHERRYFIELD, Maine (AP) - The value of Maine's wild blueberries hit its lowest point since 1985 last year.Wild blueberries, which are smaller than the...

    Mail Online
  • WHAT WERE THE UK'S MOST WATCHED YOUTUBE MUSIC VIDEOS IN 2017?

    1) Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You

    Mail Online
  • LeSean McCoy hoped to peacefully evict his then-girlfriend in 2017

    LeSean McCoy told a 911 operator in 2017 that he hoped to peacefully evict his then-girlfriend, who has recently accused the Buffalo Bills star of orchestrating an attack on her at their Georgia home.

    Mail Online
  • Twitter suspended 58 million accounts at the end of 2017

    At Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, the firm has been purging the platform of bots and malicious accounts. New figures reveal this clean up started in late 2017.

    Mail Online
  • Obama in 2017: Public shaming of Russia over hacking won't do anything

    While Democrats, the American media and many Republicans admonish President Trump for not publicly shaming Vladimir Putin Monday in Helsinki over his nation's hacking of political computer systems during the 2016 election, it;s helpful to remember what Trump's predecessor did and said about this very issue.  In his final press ...

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  • Chinese Trade With North Korea Reportedly A Fraction Of What It Was In 2017

    Ryan Pickrell Security, Asia But will it last? Chinese trade with North Korea for the first six months of 2018 is down significantly over the same period in 2017, Beijing reported. Chinese imports from the North dropped 88.7 percent to just $103 million, while Chinese exports to its nuclear neighbor decreased by 43.1 percent to $960 million, Huang Songping, spokesman for China’s General Administration of Customs, revealed Friday, according to The Associated Press. He explained that exports and...

    The National Interest
  • Chinese Trade With North Korea Reportedly A Fraction Of What It Was In 2017

    Ryan Pickrell Security, Asia But will it last? Chinese trade with North Korea for the first six months of 2018 is down significantly over the same period in 2017, Beijing reported. Chinese imports from the North dropped 88.7 percent to just $103 million, while Chinese exports to its nuclear neighbor decreased by 43.1 percent to $960 million, Huang Songping, spokesman for China’s General Administration of Customs, revealed Friday, according to The Associated Press. He explained that exports and...

    nationalinterest.org
  • 2017 slump was key to Wimbledon title, says Kerber

    Former world number one Angelique Kerber said her Wimbledon triumph on Saturday would not have been possible without experiencing the lows of last year's slide down the rankings.

    U.S.