9 members of the same family are among the 17 victims in Missouri duck boat capsizing

Nine members of the same family were among the 17 killed when a duck boat capsized in Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, on Thursday. The boat’s driver was also among the 17 people who died when the boat capsized during severe thunderstorms. The amphibious vehicle went down with 29 passengers and two crew members on… Continue reading 9 members of the same family are among the 17 victims in Missouri duck boat capsizing

These four charts show how Facebook’s business is changing thanks to Instagram (FB)

Instagram is becoming a big hit with advertisers. It’s not hard to understand why — the number of ad impressions it’s delivering is surging, as is the traffic it’s sending advertisers’ way. As a result, advertisers’ are upping their Instagram budgets. Facebook’s $1 billion bet on Instagram is looking more and more like a bargain.… Continue reading These four charts show how Facebook’s business is changing thanks to Instagram (FB)

Google’s incredible Pixel 2 has the best camera I’ve ever used on a smartphone — these photos are proof

It’s time to admit the truth: I’m in love with Google’s Pixel 2 smartphone camera. Admittedly, it’s easy to fall in love with. The Pixel 2 camera produces stunning, vibrant, better-than-real-life photos regularly. The building here, for instance: In reality, the building was actually darker than in this photo — the Pixel 2’s high-dynamic range (HDR)… Continue reading Google’s incredible Pixel 2 has the best camera I’ve ever used on a smartphone — these photos are proof

Chick-fil-A promised a baby who was born there free food for life — and people can’t get over the wild story

Falon Griffin gave birth to her daughter Gracelyn on the floor of a Chick-fil-A in Texas. Her husband, Robert, was driving her to the hospital and they made a quick pit stop to drop off their older daughters with a friend. Fallon went to pee in the restaurant but soon realized she was going to… Continue reading Chick-fil-A promised a baby who was born there free food for life — and people can’t get over the wild story

Uber just hinted it could be in serious trouble if it doesn’t conquer the market for electric bikes and scooters

Since February, Uber users have been able to book an electric bike through the app. Now the bikes are taking a big chunk out of Uber’s core car-ride business. An Uber employee published early results of an analysis showing that it booked 10% fewer rides in cars and SUVs after the company got into bike-sharing.… Continue reading Uber just hinted it could be in serious trouble if it doesn’t conquer the market for electric bikes and scooters

This $530 Android phone can take better shots than the $1,000 iPhone X — sometimes

We’re at the point where you can buy a premium smartphone for as low as $530 and still get a similar high-end experience as you would on a $1,000 smartphone, and the option to go the less expensive route is more alluring than ever. One of the biggest deciding factors between cheaper and more expensive… Continue reading This $530 Android phone can take better shots than the $1,000 iPhone X — sometimes

People just realized how much Princess Charlotte looks like a young Princess Diana — and the resemblance is uncanny

People are starting to think Princess Charlotte resembles a young Princess Diana. A side-by-side photo shared by Instagram user loveprincessdiana sparked most of the discussion. People think Charlotte especially looks like Diana in childhood photos. Since she was born in May 2015, people have taken notice of how much Princess Charlotte resembles several members of the royal family.… Continue reading People just realized how much Princess Charlotte looks like a young Princess Diana — and the resemblance is uncanny