Steelers camp: Kenny Pickett takes first-team reps; George Pickens holds his own against Minkah Fitzpatrick

LATROBE, Pennsylvania — Practice had yet to wrap up when reports surfaced that Kenny Pickett was taking snaps with the first-team offense during Tuesday’s training camp practice. Pickett, fresh off of his successful performance during Pittsburgh’s preseason-opening win against Seattle, did indeed take first-team reps during the Steelers’ third-to-last practice of camp.  So, how did …

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Chrome “Feed” is tantalizing, but it’s not the return of Google Reader

Enlarge / Digging into bleeding-edge Chrome code has made some bloggers hopeful, but Google has been focused on its own feeds for a while now. Getty Images Does Google enjoy teasing and sometimes outright torturing some of its products’ most devoted fans? It can seem that way. Tucked away inside a recent bleeding-edge Chrome build …

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SF Starbucks votes for union after long closure, plumbing issues

On Tuesday afternoon, with the National Labor Relations Board tallying the votes, workers at the Castro Starbucks (4098 18th St.) voted 7-2 in favor of forming a union (there were 15 eligible voters; 9 cast ballots). The Castro store join hundreds of other Starbucks unions at locations around the country that have taken similar steps …

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MLB picks: Why Justin Verlander is better Cy Young bet than Dylan Cease ahead of Tuesday showdown

The 2022 Major League Baseball season has roughly seven weeks to go and while the most important item to track would be the standings, the individual awards are pretty fun in their own right. We looked at the MVP races in each league last week, so now let’s take a look at the Cy Young …

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‘Help is on the way’: Cheaper hearing aids coming soon, FDA says

Instead of getting a prescription, visiting a hearing health professional and having a custom fitting, people with mild to moderate hearing loss will be able to buy hearing aids directly from a store or online. This move will make hearing aids much more widely available across the country, FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf said. About …

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Bronny James, Basketball Player, Begins To Take Shape | Defector

LeBron James Jr., better known as Bronny, is in France right now with the California Basketball Club playing a bunch of games against some of the best competition in Europe. CBC features numerous prominent sons, including Bronny’s younger brother Bryce, Scottie Pippen’s son Justin, and Penny Hardaway’s son Ashton, as well as some other noteworthy …

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GM, Ford say electric vehicle price increases have nothing to do with Dem spending bill

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. FIRST ON FOX: General Motors (GM) and Ford, two of the largest U.S. automakers, pushed back on reports Tuesday that recent electric vehicle (EV) price hikes were related the Inflation Reduction Act. The two companies told FOX Business that recent price increases impacting certain EV models were influenced by …

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American Airlines orders 20 Boom Supersonic passenger jets

American Airlines has agreed to buy 20 Boom Supersonic Overture passenger jets, which are expected to carry passengers at twice the speeds of conventional passenger aircraft. The world’s largest airline, American Airlines made a nonrefundable deposit of an undisclosed amount on 20 Overture aircraft from Denver-based aerospace manufacturer Boom Supersonic. The Overture is designed to …

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Apple and Meta headsets could face a big challenge: Sticker shock

Apple and Facebook parent Meta are expected to release mixed reality headsets in the coming year that could finally fulfill the industry’s promise to turn head-worn devices into the next big shift in personal computing. But there’s one major potential snag: sticker shock. The best-selling virtual reality headset, the Meta Quest 2, retails for $400 …

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5 Android apps I’m enjoying on my Pixel 6 Pro right now that you may not have heard of

While I did cancel my Google Play Pass subscription and no longer really browse through the apps section of the Play Store, I have amassed a number of interesting and unique apps which I’ve gone on to rely on over the past year. I’m always in search of new and exciting experiences, and ever since …

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