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Autism Speaks co-founder Suzanne Wright dies fighting pancreatic cancer

At the age of 69, Autism Speaks co-founder Suzanne Wright died at her home in Connecticut on Friday. She died after a nine-month battle with pancreatic cancer. She was with her family at her Fairfield home when she died. Wright founded Autism Speaks with her husband, former NBC CEO Bob Wright, in 2005.

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SwiftKey app reportedly offers suggestions based on personal information of strangers

The Telegraph has revealed in a recent report that a small number of users of Microsoft-owned SwiftKey app have found that the app propagates suggestions related to names, email accounts, and phone numbers of complete strangers.

The SwiftKey app – which Microsoft acquired in $250 million deal earlier this year – is available on iOS and Android. The app, with the help of its artificial intelligence and machine learning tools, offers predictive suggestions to users while they are typing.

Apple’s first Brooklyn store opens July 30

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Apple’s first Brooklyn store opens July 30

Tech giant Apple is set to open its first store in Brooklyn. The store is located in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood; at 247 Bedford Avenue, on the corner of North 3rd Street. It has an apt Brooklyn-like feel, thanks largely to the use of abundant exposed brick, as well as concrete floors and a timber ceiling.

The Apple Store in Brooklyn is scheduled to open at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 30.

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High concentration of toxins in Lake Elsinore puts lake on temporary closure

The Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP) has informed the city of Lake Elsinore about presence of toxins in the Lake Elsinore. As a result, the city issued warning to public to avoid all kinds of recreational activities in the lake until comes the next public notice over the issue.

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Consumer and auto safety groups alert FTC about Mercedes Drive-Pilot TV ad

According to an Automotive News report, consumer and auto safety groups have sent a letter to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairwoman Edith Ramirez about automaker Mercedes-Benz’s new TV commercial for its 2017 E300 with Drive Pilot technology.

The joint letter alerting the FTC Chairwoman about the Mercedes-Benz Drive-Pilot TV ad has been sent by Consumer Reports, the Center for Auto Safety, the Consumer Federation of America, and former National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) administrator Joan Claybrook.

Ford unveils 2017 F-series Super Duty trucks in Denver

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Ford unveils 2017 F-series Super Duty trucks in Denver

Bigwig automaker Ford Motors unveiled its 2017 F-series Super Duty trucks in Denver this week.

The new, redesigned Super Duty trucks introduced by Ford are scheduled to hit the markets this fall. The cost of the F-250 pickup will begin at $32,500; while the highest-end F-450 Platinum model will be priced at approximately $77,000.

The newly-unveiled 2017 F-series Super Duty trucks mark the first ever redesign of Super Duty series which was originally launched for the 1999 model year.

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