You get 750 United miles just for signing up for Mypoints, the online shopping portal. If you make a purchase of $25 or more at an online retailer through the shopping portal within 30 days you get another 1000 United miles on top. Points appear to post in about a week, despite the offer promising 6 to 8 weeks. Continue reading 750 Free United Miles!...
Yozio, which helps developers acquire more mobile users without spending tons of money on app-install ads, will expand its growth platform after landing a $7 million Series A. The round was led by Foundation Capital, with participation from firms including Illuminate Ventures, Webb Investment Network, and AME Cloud Ventures. Read More
The multi-billion dollar ride-hailing market is getting even more crowded with Gett, an on-demand car service with more than $200 million in funding to date that will bring you champagne on demand. More » This Company Is Trying To One-Up...Show More Summary
It looks like Samsung will unveil the latest version of its Galaxy Note phablet series — and potentially a new addition to that product family — on August 13. Read More
This is from the New York Times editorial board: More than 50 countries agreed on Friday to eliminate tariffs on a wide range of technology goods like medical devices, navigation equipment and advanced semiconductors in a trade agreement...Show More Summary
Good Morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. Read more...
Yesterday, the Senate passed a six-year transportation bill that increases spending on highways and transit but only provides three years of funding for that increase. As the Washington Post commented, “only by Washington’s low standards...Show More Summary
A new technique that could help surgeons more precisely define the locations of pituitary tumors in near real-time has been demonstrated by a team of scientists. The new strategy uses a visualization technique (matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry imaging -- MALDI MSI) that can analyze specific hormones, including growth hormone and prolactin, in tissue.
The problem of our laws, wrote Kafka, is that they can involve arbitrary, secretive acts on the part of elites. The law, on this view, has “brought only slight, more or less accidental benefits, and done a great deal of serious harm, since it has given the people a false sense of security towards coming events, and left them helplessly exposed”. Show More Summary
In 2014, the US spent more on defense then the next 7 countries combined. So, where does the money go? We broke down the the 2015 Department of Defense budget request to find out. Produced by Alex Kuzoian Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
In Loving Memory, the new film on the Isle of Man TT, the deadliest race in the world, is so good that it deserves another trailer. Read more...
Real-estate magnate Donald Trump frequently touts his wealth on the presidential campaign trail. But a new report essentially accuses the GOP candidate of overstating his net worth by billions of dollars. Bloomberg reporters Caleb Melby...Show More Summary
New Nintendo patent images appear to show more of the company’s upcoming Quality of Life project, which Kotaku previously introduced. The patent images show a smartphone cradle able to project on the ceiling, sleep monitoring interface, mood-detecting voice recognition, and Balance Board connectivity. Read more...
Ace Attorney is a series that covers dozens of trials across more than a century in its eight games. But with flashbacks galore, it can be a bit hard to keep track of how everything fits together. So here’s a nice little timeline to make it all come together. Read more...
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD will be out for PC on August 18, Square Enix announced this morning. It’s a messy, clunky game that I loved way more than I should have. The PC version will have graphical improvements as well as “improved in-game...Show More Summary
Tri-Ace and Spike Chunsoft are teaming up for a new RPG called Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky. The game is headed to the PS Vita and PS4 in Japan this year. No word yet on an international release. Read more...
Blain Highland is on a temporary rotation as a Chemistry and Radiation Protection Instructor at Diablo Canyon 1 and 2. He has worked at Diablo Canyon for more than four years, choosing to make a career in the industry after serving his country in the U.S. Show More Summary
Samsung has already confirmed it’s hosting its second Unpacked event of the year on August 13th where it’ll likely unveil both the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 edge Plus. Meanwhile, more and more leaked images are showing what seems to be the final design of the handsets, including some new pictures that offer us our best look yet. Show More Summary
Two more dancers were eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance" as the Top 16 was revealed on Monday. Results here:
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Several earthquakes shook Oklahoma on Monday as the state experiences a sharp increase in the frequency of tremors linked to wastewater disposal from gas and oil drilling, including from fracking, state and federal officials said.