Here's why overbooking flights is actually a good thing

United said the change is an initial step as it reviews policies in order to "deliver the best customer experience". Cellphone video of the incident sparked widespread outrage aimed at United. Last week, one family received almost £9,000 in com... More..

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Indian 'rhetoric' on Jadhav fuelling hatred against Pakistan: Islamabad

Sehgal on Friday said Pakistan?s denial to give statements on alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav is sheer violation of the Geneva Convention, adding that the incident reveals Islamabad?s double standards. E...More..

Canada win Singapore Sevens title
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Canada win Singapore Sevens title

We beat three of the best teams today. "Well, hopefully we hear from him", Moonlight said, when asked by CNN's Christina Macfarlane. "They played well against us last weekend in Hong Kong‚ where we won 17...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Saturn's moon may be "like a candy store for microbes"

In September, Cassini will end a 13-year mission exploring Saturn and its entourage of 62 known moons. Enceladus, a frozen moon nearly 10 times as far from the sun as Earth, at 900 million miles, was one of t...More..

Kunal Bahl terms confusion over Snapchat, Snapdeal as 'ridiculous'
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Kunal Bahl terms confusion over Snapchat, Snapdeal as 'ridiculous'

The ex-employee, Anthony Pompliano, had claimed that this statement was made when he was in a meeting with the Snapchat CEO in 2015 when he wanted to discuss how to increase the outreach of the app in count...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Jose Mourinho Hails Manchester United Stars after Sinking Chelsea

Manchester United produced arguably their best performance of the season to defeat title favourites Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday night. Chelsea , which held a 13-point lead after beating Stoke 2-1 o...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Vettel Wins Second Race Of The Year For Ferrari At Bahrain

The Briton was penalised for unnecessarily holding up Daniel Ricciardo at the entrance to the pitlane at the first round of stops as Mercedes double-stacked under the Safety Car. "This was my fault". "I thi...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 to launch without one key feature!

However it seems that the second chance won't be launched together with the handset. The delay, however, will only affect the English version of Bixby Voice, as Samsung has discovered performance issues...More..

Man dragged from United flight launches legal action
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Man dragged from United flight launches legal action

The passenger who was violently dragged from his seat on a United Airlines flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport signalled on Wednesday (12 April) that he will pursue legal action against the air...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

New NSA leak may expose its bank spying, Windows exploits

In a quote to Motherboard , one hacker said to have formerly worked for the Department of Defense says plainly that "It's not safe to run an internet-facing Windows box right now". And EastNets, based in Dub...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

United States and Russian Federation agree on Syria probe

In his opening remarks, Lavrov also took a subtle dig at the Trump administration, saying it was hard to get clarity on US stances since there are so many vacancies in top positions at the State Department. He ...More..

McMaster casts doubt on US sending more troops to Syria
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

McMaster casts doubt on US sending more troops to Syria

McMaster downplayed the chances of the USA sending more ground troops to Syria, saying that it still "remains to be seen" if more troops are needed, but that he doubts the U.S. He added, "In the coming weeks,...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Microsoft says exploits leaked by Shadow Brokers were addressed by prior patches

There are trillions of dollars per day that get transferred through SWIFT , with over 11,000 banks and securities organizations in over 200 countries using SWIFT . He told the Associated Press news agency tha...More..

Former Clinton spox tweets at Trump over Tax March
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Former Clinton spox tweets at Trump over Tax March

Trump tweeted Sunday morning, presumably talking about the Tax Marches that occurred in over 150 cities on Saturday. She calls it an "utter lack of transparency". Some rallies were joined by thousands of pe...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

NASA Find Ingredients For Life On Two Ocean Worlds Beyond Earth

This is the closest scientists have come to identifying a place having the ingredients for life, said Thomas Zurbuchen, the associate administrator of the NASA Science Mission Directorate. The discovery of extr...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Hackers release files indicating NSA monitored global bank transfers

A new set of documents purportedly lifted from the U.S. National Security Agency suggests that American spies have burrowed deep into the Middle East's financial network , apparently compromising the Dubai off...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Samsung predicting second-highest operating profits ever for Q1, 2017

Samsung's sales alone make up a fifth of South Korea's gross domestic product. Its vice-chairman Lee Jae-Yong, heir to the parent Samsung group, has since been arrested and indicted for bribery, along wit...More..

Flight compensation: Delta to offer almost £8000 to overbooked passengers
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Flight compensation: Delta to offer almost £8000 to overbooked passengers

The policy change comes almost a week after a passenger was forcibly removed from a flight so a crew member could take his seat. The incident involving Dr Dao caused outrage and widespread condemnation of the...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Apple gets go-ahead to test self-driving cars in California

We heard back in September that Apple was in talks, possibly, to acquire high-end carmaker McLaren, but not long after that rumor went out, The Hustle pointed out that Apple was likely more interested in McLa...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Trump strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

North Korea conducted a missile test launch on Sunday which "blew up nearly immediately", the United states Pacific Command said. Experts fear tensions may further increase this weekend, amid speculation ...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Modi to launch a slew of projects in Gujarat today

The PM had his own reason to pick Hindi over Gujarati. Sagar Rabari, a farmers' rights activist and the secretary of Gujarat Khedut Samaj, said that the income tax department has sent recovery notices to so...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

New Secret Google Device "Bisto" Spotted In Google App Beta Teardown

The underlying issue in all of this is Android 7.1.2, as for many, the upgrade immediately broke the functionality on their devices. The users have even tried to resolve the issue by removing pre-existing fin...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

United Airlines issues new crew booking policy

Dao, a 69-year old Kentucky physician, sustained a concussion, broken nose and lost two teeth during the incident, which may require him to undergo reconstructive surgery. Linda Bell, the wife of the stung pass...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Amid tensions, Pence visits military camp near Korean DMZ

His visit, full of Cold War symbolism, and his remarks to reporters come amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. In response, North Korea stated that it would "repel any military...More..

Google's next Pixel smartphone to feature a curved OLED display from LG
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Google's next Pixel smartphone to feature a curved OLED display from LG

Google's next Pixel phone might have a curved display, and the company wants LG to make it, a new report claims. It's unclear whether Google will utilize LG curved displays in the Pixel 2 or whether the ...More..

SNL: Melissa McCarthy's
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

SNL: Melissa McCarthy's "Spicey" Returns… as the Easter Bunny

Nearly a decade before he would be the White House Press Secretary under Donald Trump, Sean Spicer once served a former POTUS in an entirely different capacity: He was the Easter Bunny during George W. He th...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Musk to disgruntled Tesla investors: Buy Ford stock

However, Tesla may run into issues with the new models because it does not now have facilities to manufacture trucks or semis. The noted that Tesla Semi , as it was referred then, will deliver a substantial ...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

VP Mike Pence to Visit Demilitarized Zone Between North and South Korea

One day earlier, North Korea conducted a massive military parade in Pyongyang to celebrate the April 15 anniversary of founder Kim Il Sung's birthday. But the cycle grows more risky as North Korea's weapons pro...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

McMaster: All options on table in regard to North Korea

A White House foreign policy adviser traveling with Pence said no USA response to the missile launch was expected because there was no need for the U.S.to reinforce the failure. Vincent Brooks, commander of U.S...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Expected N Korean missile test fizzles

Despite North Korea's provocations, US officials have said that the USA doesn't intend to use military force against North Korea in response to either a nuclear test or a missile launch. The U.S. nuclear-powere...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

'Mother of all bombs' kills at least 90 IS militants in Afghanistan

The office of President Ashraf Ghani said there was "close coordination" between the us military and the Afghan government over the operation, and they were careful to prevent any civilian casualties. But the m...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Microsoft says it's patched flaws exposed in leak of NSA hacks

It should be noted that after the leaks of the exploits carried out by Shadow Brokers , some security experts advised many users of Microsoft software to shut down their machines over this weekend to avoid ris...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront II Won't Make Players Pay For A

The single-player mode certainly looks like it will be heavy on narrative and world-building, but more importantly, it's embracing a perspective that's never really been tackled in the film series before: the p...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Palace recovers to hold Leicester 2-2 and boost survival bid

Jamie Vardy and Leicester have been in good form (Adam Davy/PA) Despite both teams' presence in the bottom half of the Premier League table, had either won, they would have had a record of six league victories ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

How United Airlines added insult to injury in Dr David Dao case

United initially said that Dao's flight, from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Louisville, Kentucky, was overbooked, and its staff picked passengers to be bumped. Linda Bell, the wife of the stung pass...More..