NBC will stream ‘Sunday Night Football’ to your phone in 2018

The agreement also leads to something you might not be quite so thrilled about: ads. When you stream through any of NBC’s apps and websites, you’ll get both national and local affiliate promos. This isn’t the same as a pure streaming option (NBC is protecting its TV cash cow), but it does illustrate the increased …

1489 years. That’s the prison sentence one migrant smuggler was just handed

That's how long a court in Greece just sentenced one man for smuggling in migrants over the Turkish border from Iraq and Syria. … Anti-Islam Dutch politician Geert Wilders called on European countries to adopt Trump-style Muslim travel bans and to build border walls to reduce Muslim immigration at a … social experiment by Livio Acerbo …

Best gifts for the gamer in your life this Christmas

Is there a person in your life that, no matter how many times you call them into the kitchen for dinner, they’re “in the middle of a game”? Then instead of interrupting their heated gaming moment, perhaps gifting them something related to their interest would be a better call. After all, the holidays are about …

SFGATE: Federal Judge Kozinski retires over sexual misconduct inquiry

Federal Judge Kozinski retires over sexual misconduct inquiry Published on December 18, 2017 at 05:01PM by By Sarah Ravani Amid an onslaught of sexual misconduct allegations from at least 15 women, Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco abruptly announced his retirement Monday from the bench …

Touch-based identity faces an uncertain future after Face ID

Image: Apple/CNET Five years ago, Apple bought an obscure components company called AuthenTec for more than $350 million, one of the largest purchases in its history. The acquisition enabled the launch of Touch ID, a rapid fingerprint recognition technology that would become a hallmark of iPhones. Apple’s current-generation iPhone 8 series uses Touch ID, but …

Amazon Echo Spot Review: Bring Alexa Into Your Bedroom

Last week, I spent two days holed up in a drab Sheraton hotel just outside of downtown San Diego. My only company came from Alexa, in the form of Amazon’s new Echo Spot. This is the company’s newest Echo device, yet another way to bring Alexa inside your house. It’s also the second Echo with …