Posts Tagged ‘watches’

Florida’s Gulf Coast braces for Irma; tornado watches issued in 9 counties

Florida’s Gulf Coast braces for Irma; tornado watches issued in 9 counties

As Hurricane Irma looms to the south, millions of Florida residents are bracing for the Category 3 storm to run up along the Gulf Coast when it arrives Sunday. Latest News – UPI.com

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Japanese university bans all watches from exams

Japanese university bans all watches from exams

One of Japan’s most prestigious universities is banning all watches from entrance exam rooms over cheating concerns. The Wall Street Journal reports that Kyoto University’s ban was “required to conduct a fair test,” and applies to any type of watch, even mechanical ones. The paper says Kyoto is the first Japanese school to instate an...

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Kim Jong Un’s North Korea teems with expensive Swiss watches, bare midriffs

Kim Jong Un’s North Korea teems with expensive Swiss watches, bare midriffs

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, Oct. 30 (UPI) — Swiss watches and women dancers performing with their navels exposed are not unfamiliar sights in North Korea, according to recent reports. Top News – UPI.com

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Apple shipped 3.6 million Apple Watches last quarter, says IDC

Apple shipped 3.6 million Apple Watches last quarter, says IDC

With only a single product to its name, Apple has already taken the number two spot in the global wearables market, according to market analysts IDC. The agency’s quarterly wearable report claims that Apple shipped a total of 3.6 million units in the second quarter of 2015, putting it just behind market leader Fitbit, shipping...

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Computer program watches YouTube, creates Super Mario levels

Computer program watches YouTube, creates Super Mario levels

Ben HooperATLANTA, June 26 (UPI) — Georgia Institute of Technology researchers announced an artificial intelligence system learned to build Super Mario Bros. levels from watching YouTube videos. Latest News – UPI.com

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Soccer coach banned from game watches team play from a crane

Soccer coach banned from game watches team play from a crane

A coach has to be there for his team in whatever way he or she can, even when they are not legally allowed to be. Take this guy for example: Banned football manager in #Turkey watches game from crane’s basket. http://t.co/POu9NEZHHN via @HDNER pic.twitter.com/jlDqHJuXcA — Jim Roberts (@nycjim) May 16, 2015 Hamit Isik, manager...

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‘LeBron James kid’ watches his idol’s buzzer beater

‘LeBron James kid’ watches his idol’s buzzer beater

If you haven’t met the ‘Lebron James’ kid, you haven’t lived. Here is where it all started. The original Vine spawned other great works. Well, tonight after Lebron’s game-winning shot to take Game 4 of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ series against the Chicago Bulls, he once again graced us with his presence. And even more...

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The Weekender: Luxury watches, Björk season, and the Ellen Pao trial

Hello fellow weekend-goers, and welcome back to The Weekender. This week, we explored Virginia Tech’s giant virtual reality room, we researched the biggest animal on Earth, and we found some luxury alternatives to the Apple Watch Edition. We’ll also be setting you up for a stellar weekend back on this terrestrial plane. So sit...

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