• Some Ashley Madison women were actually computer 'fembots'
Some Ashley Madison women were actually computer 'fembots'

Last year's widely-publicized breach cost Ashley Madison more than 25 percent of its revenue. The use of fembots is "a part of the ongoing process that we're going through...it's with the FTC right now", Segal said. Rob Segal and James Millership , who have served as the company's chief executive and president, respectively, for the past three ...

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  • 'The Secret Life Of Pets' takes lead in box office race
'The Secret Life Of Pets' takes lead in box office race

Not only is that one of the highest ever animated openings in general, it's the highest for an original (non-sequel or spinoff) animated movie . The family movie took the spotlight off of Disney's Finding Dory, but the Finding Nemo sequel is still smashing box offices everywhere: At $422.5 million domestically, it's the highest grossing rele...

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  • Firefighters concerned about dry weather as Fourth of July nears
Firefighters concerned about dry weather as Fourth of July nears

Injuries were most common to hands and fingers (36 percent); eyes (19 percent); head, face and ears (19 percent). They are very popular and may seem harmless, but they account for the majority of firework-related injuries. Parents and caretakers should always closely supervise teens if they are using fireworks , and never allow small children to l...

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  • Emirates is now the best airline in the world
Emirates is now the best airline in the world

Emirates has always put our customers at the heart of what we do, and we work hard to deliver the very best experience possible to our customers at every touchpoint, every day, all around the world. With Emirates' focus on worldwide travel (and with only 10 USA airports now served), many Americans might not be familiar with the Dubai-based airline.

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  • S&P 500 hits fresh record high
S&P 500 hits fresh record high

Stocks are reacting to aluminum giant Alcoa Inc's (NYSE:AA) strong start to second-quarter earnings season, as well as relatively dovish statements from St. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 index jumped 2.5 percent, a day after soaring 4 percent. While he has released few details, investors are betting he'll keep flooding the markets with money by expandin...

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  • Online Retailers Compete With Amazon Prime Day
Online Retailers Compete With Amazon Prime Day

Amazon launched Prime Day last summer to celebrate its 20th year in business. More than 34.4 million items were sold that day, exceeding the amount sold on Black Friday the previous year. Even though it set sales records with 398 items ordered per second, last year's Prime Day was not without its detractors: no sizzle, all fizzle, with lackluste...

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  • Tesla under investigation for possible breach of securities law, WSJ reports
Tesla under investigation for possible breach of securities law, WSJ reports

Tesla, the electric vehicle manufacturer, is reportedly being investigated by United States regulators over whether it breached securities law by failing to tell investors that one of its self-driving saloons had been involved in a fatal accident.

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  • US Treasury Dept. Names Kim Jong Un Human Rights Offender
US Treasury Dept. Names Kim Jong Un Human Rights Offender

A 2014 report by the United Nations, which referred to Kim by name in connection to human rights, triggered a strong reaction from Pyongyang, including a string of military provocations. A senior USA official said on background that naming the specific officials involved will help strip the anonymity under which they carry out systematic abuses.

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  • Global court rejects China's claims in South China Sea
Global court rejects China's claims in South China Sea

Despite Tuesday's ruling , the United Nations has no way to enforce the decision. It also accused the UN-backed court of muddying the waters. "The Philippines strongly affirms its respect for this milestone decision as an important contribution to ongoing efforts in addressing disputes in the South China Sea ".

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  • Wolf Blitzer Confronts Hillary Over Emails: 'Should You Have Known Better?'
Wolf Blitzer Confronts Hillary Over Emails: 'Should You Have Known Better?'

They would like to blame Hillary Clinton for these deaths. The system is not rigged. An indictment would have thrown Clinton's campaign into doubt and the presidential race into turmoil. Just a minute. Since when does an investigating agency try to put itself in the shoes of prosecutors before recommending whether charges should be filed against ...

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  • Security Fail in Pokemon Go Means It Could 'Pikachu'
Security Fail in Pokemon Go Means It Could 'Pikachu'

Whether it's the Pokemon trading card game or Pokemon video games, one of the most important features is trading. But while many new and old Pokemon fans are enjoying the game, there are still a few features missing from the game. You don't need to buy anything, but spending some money lets players get better faster, which is very enticing. T...

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  • Taylor Swift Named the World's Highest-Earning Celebrity by Forbes
Taylor Swift Named the World's Highest-Earning Celebrity by Forbes

Swift's latest record doubled her old record of $80 million last year .One Direction , the English-Irish pop band, is at number 2 with $110 million. Other top 10 earners include boy band One Direction at number two with $110m (£84.6m), actor-comedian Kevin Hart at number six with $87.5m (£67.3m) and USA radio DJ Howard Stern at number seven wi...

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  • 'The Secret Life of Pets' Breaks Out With $103M Opening
'The Secret Life of Pets' Breaks Out With $103M Opening

Illumination Entertainment, the company behind " Secret Life of Pets ", is becoming a major player in the animation genre, as it's also the creator of the profitable "Despicable Me" franchise and its spin-off, "Minions", which was one of Universal's biggest earners past year, making over $ 1 billion worldwide .

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  • Nico Rosberg under investigation for possible breach of regulations during British GP
Nico Rosberg under investigation for possible breach of regulations during British GP

Hamilton's fourth win of the season was his 47th career victory and his fourth triumph in Great Britain, drawing him level with Nigel Mansell for wins on home soil. Rosberg finished the race in second, however, was demoted to third. In a statement Monday a team statement said: "The Team accepts the Stewards' interpretation of the regulation, th...

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  • Volkswagen emissions scandal: Attorney believes some vehicles can be fixed
Volkswagen emissions scandal: Attorney believes some vehicles can be fixed

But it won't put an end to VW's legal troubles spanning three continents as the company still faces civil and criminal actions in other jurisdictions. That's because, according to court documents filed Tuesday, there now is no fix that can bring the cars into compliance with us pollution regulations.

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  • Tesla 'investigated by SEC' over handling of autopilot crash
Tesla 'investigated by SEC' over handling of autopilot crash

While Tesla is seen primarily as a carmaker, previous year the company revealed Tesla Energy as part of Musk's "extreme scale" vision to change energy consumption forever. Still, this particular crash has earned so much attention because it involves the first fatality in a auto running autonomous functions (although Tesla cautions in its user...

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  • Andy Murray surprised by Brexit, says time to unite
Andy Murray surprised by Brexit, says time to unite

In the final clash, he defeated Milos Raonic of Canada 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (2). The Serb's 30-match Grand Slam winning streak was ended by Sam Querrey at Wimbledon , but he still leads world No. "I'd say it's looking unlikely". The day after his victory against Milos Raonic, word came that Murray is highly likely to be no more than a support...

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  • Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street
Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

A Wall Street sign near the New York Stock Exchange in New York in July 2015. To the surprise of many, the latest all-time high has come more than a year after US stock prices peaked and after the market has withstood several consecutive quarters of contracting USA corporate earnings and global market volatility.

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  • Minnesota policeman who shot black man was reacting to gun, not race
Minnesota policeman who shot black man was reacting to gun, not race

A leader on a loudspeaker urged the group to march to the governor's mansion, where protesters have gathered since the fatal police shooting on Wednesday of Philando Castile in suburban St. Police said there were still protesters throwing rocks at them as they tried to clear the freeway of remaining protesters. His friend, Mason Vosburg, also 17,...

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  • Toyota recalling 3.37 million vehicles
Toyota recalling 3.37 million vehicles

Report says the recall comprised 743,000 units in Japan, 495,000 in North America, 141,000 in Europe, 9,000 in China and 46,000 elsewhere, Toyota said . As Bloomberg notes, when the vehicles have a full tank of gas, leaks could appear because of the potential issue described above. Well it just seems to go from bad to worse for Japanese vehicl...

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