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Gasoline jumps, crude down; Harvey shuts 24 percent of USA refining

Gasoline jumps, crude down; Harvey shuts 24 percent of USA refining

US gasoline futures have rallied roughly 26 percent from the previous week to a two-year high above $2 a gallon, buoyed by fears of a fuel shortage days ahead of the Labor Day weekend that typically brings a surge in driving. US West Texas Intermediate crude edged down $0.13 or 0.3 percent, to $46.44 a barrel. "Louisiana is open and being used as much as possible to discharge fuel and load exports", a trader at a refinery said.


Nokia 130 now available at Rs 1599 in India

Nokia 130 now available at Rs 1599 in India

While the Nokia 105 (2017 ) went on sales after a couple of days of its release, Nokia 130 (2017 ) didn't appear for purchase until the now. Owners of the Nokia device will be gazing at a 1.8-inch screen which has been fitted with a QQVGA (160 x 120p) resolution.


'The Game Is Not Safe for the Brain'

'The Game Is Not Safe for the Brain'

Cunningham also stresses he's not anti-football-just that he wants to make the game safer for college kids. "To me, it's unacceptable". Cunningham cited recent research into the prevalence of CTE among football players and noted the suicides of former teammates Dave Duerson and Andre Waters and opponent Junior Seau, while reiterating that football might simply be too unsafe a game.


Destiny 2 live action trailer features puppies and Beastie Boys

Destiny 2 live action trailer features puppies and Beastie Boys

Destiny 2 is finally set to arrive on September 6 (October 24 if you're a PC gamer) and Bungie is trying to get the word out there. Bungie have promised that, if you prefer the feel of a controller, the PC version of Destiny 2 will support it - to the point where you can have both a controller and keyboard-and-mouse plugged in, and can switch between the two on the fly.


Fox News' Jesse Watters Fooled by Prank Shark Tweet

Fox News' Jesse Watters Fooled by Prank Shark Tweet

A picture of a shark swimming down a flooded street has resurfaced as a Hurricane Harvey hoax as Texans face some of the most brutal flooding the US has ever seen. "I saw a hawk sitting in someone's taxi cab", he continued. "I can't imagine how I would be experiencing that as a guy from the northeast but I think Texas has it figured out".


HARMAN's new speakers work with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant

HARMAN's new speakers work with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant

Smart home speakers are the next big thing in the tech world, and nearly all major names have come up with their own or are working on one. The new speaker also supports gesture control, with users able to control song choice and volume by waving their hand closely over the top of the device.