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Family of 5 Booted From Flight at FLL Demanding Answers

Family of 5 Booted From Flight at FLL Demanding Answers

A New York City family is outraged and seeking answers after being booted from a JetBlue plane at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport over what the airline called "a verbal altercation". The family's attorney denied much of this except that they did refuse to deplane without explanation. In a statement to The Washington Post, a JetBlue spokesperson said there had been an altercation that included physical threats against another customer.


Qualcomm Releases New Support Technology for Bluetooth Mesh Network

Qualcomm Releases New Support Technology for Bluetooth Mesh Network

The developer group behind the Bluetooth specification have released a new specification for the connectivity standard to include support for mesh networking . What this means for your device is anyone's guess, however for home automation products like Wink hubs or the Google Home it's possible that the Bluetooth radio in those devices may be updated if their makers want to adopt Bluetooth Mesh.


More than 8 billion tons produced since 1950s, scientists say

More than 8 billion tons produced since 1950s, scientists say

But one that we seem to be using to wrap the entire world. "Whenever fossil fuels are cheap, recycled plastics have a hard time competing economically", he said. A group of researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, the University of Georgia, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution published their findings in the journal Science Advances .


Goldman weighs on Dow; Netflix helps cap S&P, Nasdaq losses

Goldman weighs on Dow; Netflix helps cap S&P, Nasdaq losses

Shares of Netflix Inc. rocketed 9.1% to open well into record territory Tuesday, as investors and analysts cheered the video streaming service's second-quarter results.The company added 5.2 million memberships during the second quarter compared with the Wall Street consensus of 3.2 million driven by worldwide subscriber growth.


Yemeni civilians reported dead in air strike

Yemeni civilians reported dead in air strike

Injuries were also reported, according to UNHCR, with a number of people taken to nearby hospitals. The United States has doubled the amount of fuel it supplied to the Saudi-led coalition airplanes after a deadly on a funeral in Yemen which killed 130 civilians, according to figures obtained by the U.S.