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The villainous duo are expected to be the most popular costumes this year, followed by the generic "superhero" in third place.
Lynda Carter made her highly anticipated “Supergirl” debut as President Olivia Marsdin in last night’s Season 2, episode 3 of the CW series. In the episode, titled “Welcome to Earth,” the President v
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Scottie and Larsa Pippen have reportedly filed for divorce. While there are rumors saying the breakup was caused by Larsa’s infidelity -- she has been linked to rapper Future -- a source close to the
With one event, Xiaomi managed to come off looking like a copycat and a world-leading innovator at the same time
Broken glass, staff safeguarding checks not being carried out and fire extinguishers not serviced.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un continues to gain weight because of his excessive consumption of Swiss cheese and French wine, according to a report. Last week, South Korea's National Intelligence Se
One of the key tasks in Mergers & Acquisitions is coming up with an accurate view of all of the assets and liabilities of a target company. Depending on the size of the transaction, Oracle license lia
Apple Inc. will report its fourth-quarter earnings after markets close Tuesday. Analysts estimate that the company, struggling to ramp up the sales of its iPhones, will report earnings of $1.65 a sha
A team of more than 60 students from the University of Cincinnati came up with the prototype as part of Tesla boss Elon Musk's Hyperloop design competition.
Who is the man under the sheet? – That’s the big question “How To Get Away With Murder” fans are asking after watching the latest episode of the ABC series last week. At the close of the hour, it was
The trailer for “Batman — The Telltale Series Episode 3: ‘New World Order’” was released Oct. 24. The episode will be available from the Telltale online store for PCs, Steam, the Xbox Games store for
A knitwear puzzle is the latest picture flummoxing internet users. A bucket and spade is hidden among jumpers, hats and scarves, so can you see it?
The job cuts could be announced before the company reports third-quarter earnings on Thursday. It is not yet known in which regions the cuts will be made.
Apple's iOS 10.1 update is here to give you a new iPhone, whether or not you upgrade to iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's decision to scrap its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone likely erased 0.1 to 0.2 percentage points from third-quarter GDP growth in quarterly terms, a finance min
As service providers face increasing demand for high access bandwidth from end users who want to get higher quality video and immersive experiences in their homes, the pressure for operators to upgrad
Like the traditional Apple Watch, the Nike+ model, which will drop in both 38mm and 42mm guises.
About a month ago, Yahoo admitted that hackers had stolen details of over 500 million of its users in 2014.
Four people were killed on Tuesday on a river rapids ride at Australia's biggest theme park, police said. The incident took place at Dreamworld, in the Gold Coast tourist district of northeastern Que
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We’ve all heard the hype that surrounds “big data” and how it’s changing everyone’s business
In a landmark ruling Monday, a U.S. appeals court said that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) — a federal agency — had acted reasonably when it proposed to list certain populations of bear
Challenging a standard cosmological concept, a team of researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist has found that the universe may not actually be expanding at an accelerating pace as was previousl
The idea of self-service analytics is to give everyone access to data and analytics so that they can make better informed decisions - this article challenges the premise of 100% self-service BI, analy
A new update to the Google’s Cast app rebrands it as Google Home. The update makes the app compatible with the Google Home hardware and the 4K-capable Chromecast Ultra. The company has also changed t
Tata Group, one of India’s largest conglomerates, unexpectedly removed Cyrus Mistry as chairman Monday, replacing him temporarily with Ratan Tata. The board of the group’s holding company, Tata Sons
A Chinese electronics maker has issued a recall for millions of products sold in the U.S. following a devastating cyberattack, but is pushing back against criticism that its devices played a role in t
We all grow up learning that green is the color of leaves. Or yellow, red, orange and other such shades when it is fall and they turn into a riot of colors. But blue? And not just an ordinary blue, b
After the Note 7 fiasco, a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge owner in the US has claimed that the device which he received as a replacement for the Note 7 exploded while charging.
Rami Malek won an Emmy for his performance as Elliot Alderson in “Mr. Robot.” The actor has been very effective in the role that it’s curious to learn how things would have turned out if Malek was no
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Artificial intelligence programs have beaten chess masters and TV quiz show champions. Next up: stock market cheats.

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