Older Kindles will lose their cellular internet connection by the end of the year. Is yours one of them?

(KTLA) – Amazon has started to notify owners of older Kindle reading tablets that their devices will lose cellular internet connectivity by the end of the year. The reason? Cellular carriers are turning off their older 2G and 3G networks in favor of 4G and 5G. The oldest Kindles will lose internet access entirely. This … Read more

Woman stuffs keys into her mouth after telling police she wasn’t driving

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A Wichita Falls woman with numerous past arrests and convictions was arrested again after police said they found 10 I.D. or debit cards belonging to other people in a car at a convenience store. An officer said as he was questioning Riley Sage Weiss, 23, she stuffed keys, a small cross … Read more

NWS rolling out new emergency alerts for severe thunderstorms

(WUTR) — Severe thunderstorms can strike at any time, anywhere. Whether it be a tornado, strong winds, or large hail, there is always a concern of damage and destruction. The National Weather Service (NWS) is taking steps to add more damage categories to severe thunderstorm warnings to more clearly show the severity and potential impacts … Read more

Construction underway at Beaver Creek Clean River Project

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The city of Albany is working on the Beaver Creek Clean River Project, slated to significantly improve water quality in the Hudson. Officials are calling it the most environmentally impactful project from the city’s water department in decades. Study: NY shoreline communities to spend $101M to combat environmental damages “The environmental … Read more

Lift off: Blue Origin’s Bezos becomes latest billionaire in space

(NewsNation Now) — Billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos and three crewmates launched from a desert site in West Texas Tuesday morning on an 11-minute trip to the edge of space. The world’s richest man and crewmates traveled aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard, a 60-foot-tall and fully autonomous rocket-and-capsule combo.  “Best day ever,” Bezos said after the capsule touched … Read more

Where does ‘space’ begin? Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin disagree on definition amid Richard Branson’s flight

(NEXSTAR) – Richard Branson became the first billionaire businessman to fly to space, at least as far as the U.S. and its definition of “space” is concerned. Branson’s successfully rocketed to an altitude of approximately 282,000 feet, or over 53 miles, on a Virgin Galactic space plane following Sunday morning’s launch from Truth or Consequences, … Read more

Richard Branson to launch into space, Jeff Bezos to follow days later

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (NewsNation Now) — Virgin Galactic will become the first rocket company to launch the boss when Richard Branson straps into one of his sleek, shiny space planes this weekend. The self-described tie-loathing adventurer and troublemaker will join five company employees for Sunday’s test flight from New Mexico’s southern desert — the company’s fourth … Read more

A new search engine promises a more private, ad-free experience. Will you pay $5 a month to use it?

(KTLA) – Google has long been the search leader, and while it’s free, you still have to deal with things like ads and tracking. Now, a new search engine named Neeva is betting that people will pay for a more private, ad-free experience. “When the product is free … we are in fact the product,” … Read more

Hallmark now lets you send real cards from your phone in your own handwriting. Here’s how to try it for free.

(KTLA) – Hallmark has a new way for you to send real cards by signing them right through your phone! The company is introducing a new “Sign & Send” service. First, you handwrite your personalized message on a piece of a paper, then scan that paper with your phone. Sign & Send allows people to … Read more

Registration now open for million dollar Massachusetts vaccine giveaway

BOSTON (WWLP) — The registration is now open for fully vaccinated residents of Massachusetts to enter in the VaxMillions giveaway. New York announces 10 new COVID-19 vaccine scholarship winners To enter, you must be fully vaccinated and apply on VaxMillionsGiveaway. When you go to the website, there are two buttons that separate registration for kids … Read more