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Apple faces two lawsuits over its intentional throttling of older iPhone performance

Apple faces two lawsuits over its intentional throttling of older iPhone performance It's easy to run with the idea that this is Apple intentionally slowing down older iPhones in an effort to push more users to upgrade to the latest iPhone every year. Apple addressed the issue in November, announcing a free battery-replacement program for "unexpected shutdown issues". Furthermore, the company claimed that its software updates for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, iPhone SE and iP... [Full Article...]

Jordan Feldstein, Maroon 5's manager and Jonah Hill's brother, dies at 40

Jordan Feldstein, Maroon 5's manager and Jonah Hill's brother, dies at 40 A spokeswoman for the band confirmed on Saturday that Feldstein died unexpectedly on Friday. In the statement, the Feldstein family said Feldstein called 911 after experiencing shortness of breath. Feldstein was married twice, including an annulled marriage to Francesca Eastwood , Clint Eastwood's daughter, Variety reported. Our thoughts and healing wishes go out to everyone affected by J... [Full Article...]

Meghan Trainor Shares a Video of her Marriage Proposal to Instagram

Meghan Trainor Shares a Video of her Marriage Proposal to Instagram Meghan Trainor got a special birthday surprise when her boyfriend of one year, Daryl Sabara , proposed. As for the engagement itself, both Trainor and Sabara shared the proposal video on their respect Instagrams, along with heartfelt captions. [Full Article...]

Mariah Carey Reboot: Songstress Returns For New Year's Rockin' Eve Redemption

Mariah Carey Reboot: Songstress Returns For New Year's Rockin' Eve Redemption Chart-topping singer/songwriter Camila Cabello , multiplatinum singer/songwriter and actor Nick Jonas and award-winning duo Sugarland are set to perform live for more than 1 million people in Times Square . Now, both sides have apparently kissed and made up. Mariah Carey Laughs Off Her NYE Performance Debacle was a top 17 story of January 2017: (Radio.com) So, you're Mariah Carey , one ... [Full Article...]

Richard Childress fired shots at suspects during attempted break-in at his home

Richard Childress fired shots at suspects during attempted break-in at his home Deputies with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office said three people attempted to gain entry into the home while the residence was occupied. The NASCAR team owner, whose drivers once included legendary Dale Earnhardt, was upstairs with his wife about 10:30 p.m., when they heard breaking glass from the first floor, ESPN reported . [Full Article...]

First Presbyterian Church hosts Christmas Eve dinner

First Presbyterian Church hosts Christmas Eve dinner Mill St., Humansville. A Christmas Eve candlelight and communion service will begin at 6:30 p.m. BLACKDUCK-The Blackduck Evangelical Free Church will hold a candlelight Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. Bolivar United Methodist Church will host Christmas Eve services at 10 a.m., as well as two evening services. A Christmas Eve service is at 9am, a carol service at 6pm and... [Full Article...]

Petition launched to axe Matt Damon from 'Ocean's 8'

Petition launched to axe Matt Damon from 'Ocean's 8' He added, "Both of those behaviours need to be confronted and eradicated without question, but they shouldn't be conflated, right?" She's referring to a recent petition to ax Damon from " Ocean's 8 ". "God God, SERIOUSLY?" she tweeted. However, it should be noted that Matt himself has not been accused of sexual misconduct. While promoting " Manchester by the Sea ", Damon told "Entertainment Toni... [Full Article...]

Khloe Kardashian turns to sisters for support

Khloe Kardashian turns to sisters for support Fans of Kylie Jenner are convinced that one of her family friends has confirmed her "pregnancy" . "God is so good!" On Wednesday Khloé Kardashian finally confirmed her first pregnancy to the world in a heartfelt Instagram that showed her baby bump to the world, and fans promptly sent an outpouring of congratulatory messages her way. [Full Article...]

What Meghan Markle can expect at Christmas with the Royals

What Meghan Markle can expect at Christmas with the Royals When Meghan Markle went to meet with her soon-to-be in-laws at a royal Christmas party, one of the other royals wore a racist brooch. We're told it was a gift she's worn many times before, without controversy . When she was confronted with the accusation, she responded by saying she couldn't be racist because of her love of Black people . Prince Harry and Markle released a series of po... [Full Article...]

Ex-Miss Americas call for pageant CEO's firing over offensive emails

Ex-Miss Americas call for pageant CEO's firing over offensive emails Mallory Hagan's appearance and sexual habits were mocked in the emails. "I have decided that when referring to a woman who was once Miss America , we are no longer going to call them Forever Miss Americas....please change all script copy to reflect that they are Former Miss Americas!" he asked. [Full Article...]

Trump's approval rating plunges to historic low of 35%

Trump's approval rating plunges to historic low of 35% A minuscule eight percent of respondents think corporations will pay more in tax under Trump's reform bill while 66% think they will pay less. Just 38 percent of those surveyed said they would vote for a Republican. They split the total in half at 18 percent each. The result is a 34-point increase from when CNN and Time asked the question in 1998, when only 34 percent saw the issue as extremel... [Full Article...]

Katy Perry fan arrested for allegedly stalking her

Katy Perry fan arrested for allegedly stalking her Jurski, who is in the US from Poland on a tourist visa, told police he has been to at least six of Perry's concerts in different cities during the past three weeks and has tried to contact her at each stop, the online gossip site TMZ .com reported . [Full Article...]

Track Palin bailed out of Mat-Su Pretrial Facility

Track Palin bailed out of Mat-Su Pretrial Facility Todd Palin was able to break free from Track and make an escape with blood running down his face, according to police. She says their daughter is not safe with Track. Todd armed himself with a pistol as he waited for him but "decided he was not going to shoot his son", according to court documents. He took a plea deal that led to some of the charges being dismissed and he pleaded guilty to po... [Full Article...]

Britney Spears added to New Year's Rockin' Eve

Britney Spears added to New Year's Rockin' Eve Her performance on New Year's Rockin' Eve will also commence the final leg of her " Britney: Piece of Me " show. Dick Clark Productions said in a press release that Spears will perform from The Axis at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. [Full Article...]

Texas mom accidentally bakes Elf on the Shelf

Texas mom accidentally bakes Elf on the Shelf That's when she realized she left "Elfis" inside of the oven. She has since found a backup elf. "I just got a free pass to not worry about moving that creepy guy for TWO WEEKS!" I forgot. "Mom win, right?" she wrote in her post. Some parents , with clearly too much time on their hands, help the elf arrange himself into amusing and creative positions, like lifting a toothpick and marshmallow b... [Full Article...]

Film critics give thumbs up to Tiger Zinda Hai

Film critics give thumbs up to Tiger Zinda Hai Tiger Zinda Hai is running on 5700 screens worldwide, out of which 4600 are in the domestic arena. Tiger Zinda Hai box office prediction: Trade analyst Girish Johar predicts the Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer will earns Rs 35 crore on Day 1. [Full Article...]

Apple Slowing Down iPhones With Degraded Batteries Demoed On Video

If it did not, the company claims, older iPhones would keep shutting down unexpectedly or break earlier than they should. Essentially, Apple says that at peak times of performance, older lithium-ion batteries are unable to handle demands, which results in the entire device shutting down to "protect its electronic components". [Full Article...]

Will Cardi B Be The End Of Nicki Minaj?

Will Cardi B Be The End Of Nicki Minaj? She's now hoping to close out the year with another one. "I did a verse to somebody's song , and other artists were on the song as well". Cardi has been hard at work with the expected release of her debut album and is even prepping for her next hit, "Cardier Cardi! ". [Full Article...]

Jaya Bachchan disappointed over uproar in RS during Sachin's speech

Jaya Bachchan disappointed over uproar in RS during Sachin's speech For the past week, the opposition has been demanding a clarification from the Prime Minister over his remarks made during the Gujarat election campaign against his predecessor and others. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma too insisted that the House should be adjourned without any disruption. As Sachin kept waiting, Congress MPs shouted what sounded like "pradhan mantri sabha mein aao (PM come... [Full Article...]

Josh Gad joins Judi Dench in "Artemis Fowl"

While its plans for a live-action adaptation charge full speed ahead, Disney announced Artemis Fowl casting that includes a gender swap not even the most loyalist fan could complain about. According to a press release for the film, there was an extensive search to fill the part and Bevan interviewed over 1200 candidates for the role. Colfer, a former primary school teacher, had said his one ... [Full Article...]


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