Russia criticizes US-led coalition over bombing of Syria dam

The assaults are part of the wider campaign to expunge Isis from Raqqa, the militant group's de-facto capital in Syria. The city, which is is the extremist group's operational command headquarters, is now largely surrounded - its main supply routes c... More..

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How Samsung Plans to Make Galaxy S8 Safe

Samsung is preparing to finally reveal the Galaxy S8, the phone it hopes will help it put the fiery disaster that was the Galaxy Note 7 behind it. According to an independent survey by marketing firm Fluent, ...More..

Car parks and rail firms can't take new £1
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Car parks and rail firms can't take new £1

The new £1 is thinner, lighter and larger and includes a hologram-like image which alternates between '£' and "1" when seen from different angles. Allerdale council's parking meters are also set up for the ne...More..

Dave Chappelle crashes Chris Rock stand-up to perform surprise routine
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Dave Chappelle crashes Chris Rock stand-up to perform surprise routine

Back in November, Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock appeared together on Saturday Night Live . Complex reports that Eric Andre and Jeff Ross opened the show before Chappelle hopped on stage and told the ...More..

White House Temporarily Ordered to 'Shelter in Place' After Bomb Threat
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

White House Temporarily Ordered to 'Shelter in Place' After Bomb Threat

The lockdown order was lifted at 11:37 a.m ET. Road closures in effect. "He is now in Secret Service custody", the official added. The acknowledgment comes after several reports that the White House was pla...More..

Facebook launches new tools to boost civic engagement
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Facebook launches new tools to boost civic engagement

The social media company's new "Town Hall" feature is created to help users contact their representatives and get reminders on local elections. The Town Hall feature Facebook began rolling out earlier this ...More..

Pakistan Orders Facebook to Police 'Blasphemy' Online, Facebook Obeys
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Pakistan Orders Facebook to Police 'Blasphemy' Online, Facebook Obeys

The Islamabad High Court on Monday was told that on request of Pakistan, Facebook administration has removed 85 per cent of blasphemous content from the social networking website . Nearly 85 percent of blasphe...More..

HTC U leaks, revealing touch sensitive frame and Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

HTC U leaks, revealing touch sensitive frame and Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset

The HTC U , which VentureBeat says is codenamed "Ocean", will feature a 5.5-inch 2560x1440 display, Snapdragon 835 processor, and Android 7.1 Nougat below HTC's Sense 9 user interface. Both models will still...More..

IKEA Launches Smart Lighting System
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

IKEA Launches Smart Lighting System

Ikea is finally getting into the home automation game with its own system for smart lighting. What is clear is that this is priced to compete with prices starting from just £15 for a dimmable bulb with pane...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Samsung Pay arrives in India

As soon as we get some more details about LG's mobile payment system and some details on the exact launch date of the service, we will let you guys know. The launch of LG Pay means the company will join the r...More..

GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) Seeing Rampant Activity Today
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) Seeing Rampant Activity Today

The Relative Strength Index (RSI), developed by J. Welles Wilder, is a momentum oscillator that calculates the speed and change of price movements. Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and ove...More..

A Front-Flipping a Monster Truck, Explained by Physics
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A Front-Flipping a Monster Truck, Explained by Physics

This being the 18th World Finals for the Freestyle competition , we've seen the event develop from small audiences to mega-exposure broadcasts, and this one tops the cake. It was a moment of physics brilliance...More..

President of Embattled Uber Leaves After 6 Months on Job
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

President of Embattled Uber Leaves After 6 Months on Job

Uber has confirmed Jones' resignation and in a brief statement wished him the best. In a statement to Recode , Jones offered a harsh review of the company. In February, a former employee wrote a blog post...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Android O Preview drops for developers, offers better battery life and notifications

Well, Google says Android O developer preview images should be available for flashing soon (they'll be here), but it's not clear when "soon" is, but we'd tend to assume based on previous year that means today...More..

All Of Mass Effect Andromeda's Known Bugs
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

All Of Mass Effect Andromeda's Known Bugs

Well, to be honest, no. These were all things that I'd heard would improve over time, but it was hard to believe the game could actually improve after its initial fumbling. Having spent time at BioWare th...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Samsung moves on Siri with Bixby AI

The completeness property of Bixby simplifies user education on the capability of the agent, making the behaviours of the agent much more predictable. Samsung's push for a mobile payments application is in l...More..

Severe storms in forecast for US much of this week
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Severe storms in forecast for US much of this week

While storms are possible through the day, the concern for strong storms should generally decrease by early evening. It's already been an active year for severe weather with an exceptional number of tornado, ...More..

US Routs Puerto Rico 8-0 To Win WBC Behind Dominant Stroman
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

US Routs Puerto Rico 8-0 To Win WBC Behind Dominant Stroman

Marcus Stroman , Toronto Blue Jays' pitcher, played a huge part in the win by shutting down Puerto Rico with no hits through the sixth inning. If there's one thing Puerto Rico can hang their caps on - besides...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Google Officially Announces Android O

The developer preview of the new version is available now . Google took a handful of us by surprise when it announced the next biggest update of Android. Android O's also getting better keyboard sup...More..

Spacewalkers work on parking spot
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Spacewalkers work on parking spot

NASA's Shane Kimbrough, a Texas native who joined NASA in 2000, and France's Thomas Pesquet floated out the hatch Friday morning. PMA-3 serves as the interface between the ports on the station's modules and...More..

Freezing rain warning for Huntsville
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Freezing rain warning for Huntsville

Residents of the Eastern Townships should also be prepared to encounter freezing rain. Sudbury and much of northeastern Ontario is under a freezing rain warning. Temperatures will slowly rise through the day,...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Giant Tsunami on Mars Caused by Asteroid Impact

In the northern plains of the Red Planet appeared the Lomonosov crater which seems to fit the prediction of scientists due to the tsunami deposits which were spotted on the surface. The proposed Martian tsu...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

New 10.5-inch iPad Pro entering limited production for possible April announcement

There, Apple added a different iPad and the new red iPhone 7. The problem is that Apple has quite a number of iPads to choose from. The report said it's possible for the device to be priced at $599, the price...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Samsung will sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7s... somewhere

The Note's triumphant return seems less than likely in some countries, especially the U.S., considering it remains unclear exactly why the phone began exploding in the first place. Refurbished phones are model...More..

Trump poised to undo Obama actions against climate change
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Trump poised to undo Obama actions against climate change

These changes may help resurrect the ailing US coal industry, which Trump promised to improve during his campaign. These rules - particularly the one affecting existing plants, many of which are coal-fired - li...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Apple iOS 10.3: New file system is all about improved security

Further, iOS 10 .3 update allows users to watch movies rented from iTunes across multiple devices. APFS is designed with encryption as a headlining feature, and supports snapshots, which should make it easie...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Intel Unveils First Optane Memory Modules

Optane memory's crowning achievement is its ability to intelligently allocate the data on a PC between the memory and the hard drive, all the while continuously monitoring your computing patterns to achieve fa...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Asian markets fall as hazy outlook descends on Trump agenda

The Straits Times Index lost almost 1 per cent at the opening bell before recovering to end 0.51 per cent lower, while Japan slipped 1.55 per cent. Hong Kong was down 0.68 per cent and Jakarta 0.47 per cent. Ja...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ex-Member Trashes Freedom Caucus: 'They'd Vote Against the Ten Commandments'

A founding member of the House Freedom Caucus pushed back against the White House's argument that GOP opponents lawmakers of the failed plan to replace Obamacare must recognize that the flawless is the enem...More..

Valkyria Revolution Gets an Official US Release Date and Day One Edition
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Valkyria Revolution Gets an Official US Release Date and Day One Edition

Valkyria Revolution will be the second release of the series in the current generation of consoles, after the excellent Valkyria Chronicles Remastered for PlayStation 4. Fans familiar with the Valkyria fra...More..

India set for victory after Australia collapse
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

India set for victory after Australia collapse

Mixing caution and aggression in equal measure, Jadeja ensured the Indians went past Australia's first innings total of 300, a task that had appeared far from easy after the hosts were restricted to 248-6 the...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Google Home voice-controlled smart speaker gets United Kingdom launch date

On Tuesday morning, Google announced at an event in central London that it is releasing Google Home, its AI-powered smart speaker, in Britain. Google tested Home in noisy environments to ensure it can hear re...More..

United States coal boss Robert Murray: Trump 'can't bring jobs back'
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

United States coal boss Robert Murray: Trump 'can't bring jobs back'

The executive order, billed as a measure to promote "energy independence" and create jobs, will target a slew of environmental measures aimed at combating climate change including the Clean Power Plan, the cent...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Elon Musk wants to link your brain to a machine

He wasn't kidding, and he's formed a new company dedicated to figuring out how to do just that. Elon Musk has launched a new company called Neuralink, according to sources, and it aims to develop a technology...More..

Charleston man sentenced for duct taping dog's snout, leaves it deformed
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Charleston man sentenced for duct taping dog's snout, leaves it deformed

William Leonard Dodson, 42, was handed down his sentence on Friday, one day after he was sentenced to 15 years in prison for an unrelated federal gun charge. The injury was so severe, veterinarians feared a lar...More..