Texans fill needs by adding Watson, Davenport in draft

Tom Savage is now the starter in Houston . The Atlantic Coast Conference had four players chosen in the first round of the 2017 National Football League Draft Thursday night in Philadelphia. "Watson's transition from Clemson's offense to a pro-... More..

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Watch Canadian hockey fans sing American National Anthem after microphone fails
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Watch Canadian hockey fans sing American National Anthem after microphone fails

But when the microphone failed, Kissel urged the crowd to sing along to honor their southern neighbors. Talk about making the best out of a bad situation. "Speaks volumes of the quality of person that lives...More..

Apple Set To Launch Amazon Echo Smart-Home Competitor With Siri
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Apple Set To Launch Amazon Echo Smart-Home Competitor With Siri

The analyst further believes that Apple's upcoming smart speaker could be priced above Amazon Echo which retails for $189 (or approx Rs. 12,121) in the United States market. The report also claims that Taiw...More..

Nintendo announces
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Nintendo announces "New 2DS XL" gaming device

Nintendo also put NFC support in the 2DS XL for Amiibo support, and it supports the same game lineup, which includes some stellar titles like Pokémon Sun and Moon. It will be lighter than the 3DS XL, which w...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

U.S. Looks at Sanctions, Military Action to Counter North Korea

The chilling threat came as the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group arrived in waters near the Korean peninsula, where it will join the USS Michigan, a guided missile submarine that docked in South Korea on ...More..

Supreme Court says cities can sue banks under US housing law
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Supreme Court says cities can sue banks under US housing law

But the court still threw out an appellate ruling in Miami's favor and ordered a lower court to re-examine the city's lawsuit against Wells Fargo and Bank of America to be sure that there is a direct connection...More..

SpaceX launches top-secret spy satellite for US government
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

SpaceX launches top-secret spy satellite for US government

Apart from making the space launch business more competitive, SpaceX's mission with the NRO also served to break down the ongoing monopoly on USA government satellite launches. High altitude wind shear, the m...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Samsung's Galaxy S8 takes a run through SquareTrade's breakability gauntlet

Electronics giant Samsung will this week offer an unusually early software update for its newly-released Galaxy S8 phone, it said Monday after some consumers complained of red-tinted screens. Samsung's underl...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

CIA chief visits South Korea after latest missile test raises tension

A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said. The test came as the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group arrived in water...More..

Bharara rips Trump for inviting 'admitted killer' to White House
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Bharara rips Trump for inviting 'admitted killer' to White House

In a readout of Trump and Duterte's phone call after the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, the White House said Trump extended his invitation to Duterte to discuss the importance o...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Houston Texans trade up to get QB Deshaun Watson

Watson is the first quarterback the Texans drafted since Tom Savage in the fourth-round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Video games have given NFL Draft prospects like Deshaun Watson a virtual reality of sorts. D...More..

Samsung Galaxy S8 Has Some Embarrassing New Issues
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Has Some Embarrassing New Issues

To make matters worse many Samsung owners are reporting that their devices are restarting when just sitting idle. Despite its shortcomings, however, the device attracted the attention of tech fans worldwide. Th...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Modi meets Erdogan, says threat of terrorism a shared worry

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called to strengthen trade and counterterrorism ties with India during a visit to the country, the Hindustan Times reports. 'We should not allow more casualties to oc...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Earth Day Coincides With March for Science Protests

Instead of seeking facts that can be proved, she added, "we've been too quick to just click on stories, not read them, not think about them, and make our decisions that way". Another woman, Ray Whittle, was out...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

USA astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks record for time in space

Commander of the station's Expedition 51 crew, Whitson will officially set the US record Monday for most cumulative days in space, surpassing NASA astronaut Jeff Williams' record of 534 days. NASA astronauts Pe...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Houston has a pick: Bucknell's Davenport

Watson was the third quarterback drafted. Nevertheless, that did not discourage the former Heisman Trophy victor and National champion as he was happy to be a Houston Texan on draft night. He did that and ...More..

Galaxy S8 under fire for reddish display panel
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Galaxy S8 under fire for reddish display panel

The Galaxy S8 series comes with a hybrid SIM slot allowing users to use two SIMs or one microSD and one SIM card. The report suggests the Note 8 will feature 6.4-inch QHD+ OLED display, according to Kuo. Pros...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Trump Seeks To Reinvigorate His Base With A Speech At The NRA

But for a sitting president to address the group's members is far less common. "The eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end", Trump told the annual NRA convention, one ...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

A Scientist Just Cracked The Code For Building On Mars

But this is the first that shows astronauts would need minimal resources to do so. One of the many hurdles standing in the way of a manned mission to Mars is the question of how to build structures on the Red...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Lawmakers seal deal on $1T plan government-wide funding bill

The deal "takes the threat of a government shutdown off the table", Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement. The Republican-majority Congress is expected to vote on the budget early this week...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

France's Le Pen softens on timetable for dumping euro

The Ifop survey for the Journal du Dimanche highlights two key battlegrounds as centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right opponent Marine Le Pen enter a final week of campaigning - France'...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Without reform, European Union is headed for Frexit - Macron

What is more, Mr Macron considered the Front National as a party like any other when asked whether it was appropriate to hold a televised debate with Ms Le Pen. Exactly how she would pull-out from the euro also...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Nintendo launches new 2DS XL handheld device

The new system will boast the same size screen as the 3DS XL systems, which are bigger than the regular 3DS. As the name 2DS of the new game system implies, visuals will be displayed in 2D only. In a statemen...More..

First Lady mostly absent from White House during first 100 days
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

First Lady mostly absent from White House during first 100 days

At that International Women of Courage Awards event, which honoured 13 fearless women, Trump's wife gave a speech lasting just 10 minutes. Mrs. Trump dedicated a new garden on the roof of the medical cent...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Turkish military convoy moves closer to Syrian Kurds

His comments came as local media reported that the Turkish military had moved armoured vehicles and personnel carriers to a base near the Syrian border - a day after USA troops were seen patrolling the tense ...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Artificial 'biobag' womb for extremely premature newborns in testing

The lambs were physiologically equivalent to human babies of 23- to 24-week gestation. [A] new study [has taken] the first step toward an artificial womb [by developing eight fetal lambs in what looks l...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Google CEO Sundar Pichai made massive $200 million as compensation in 2016

The company's quarterly net income similarly grew, up by 29 per cent from $4.2bn to $5.4bn. "Our excellent results represent a terrific start to 2017, with revenues up 22 percent versus the first quarter of 2...More..

Turkish President Erdogan gets ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Turkish President Erdogan gets ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan

But AKP supporters have said that dating shows receive thousands of complaints every year and the ban is in the public interest. During 2016-17, India-Turkey trade had shrunk almost 28 per cent year-on-year t...More..

Everton vs. Chelsea, Premier League
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Everton vs. Chelsea, Premier League

While Everton do have an outside shot at cracking the top six or even the top four, that would require far too many unlikely results between now and the end of the season. Reigning champions Leicester City ha...More..

May Day 2017: Why is it called the International Workers' Day
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

May Day 2017: Why is it called the International Workers' Day

In his message on International Labour Day , the Chief Minister said that labourers and workers play a key role in strengthening the national economy and development can not be achieved without giving due resp...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Alphabet Shares Rocket to All-Time High

Ruth Porat, CFO of Alphabet , said , "Our excellent results represent a terrific start to 2017, with revenues up 22 percent versus the first quarter of 2016 and 24 percent on a constant currency basis". Googl...More..

GOP health care bill 'guarantees' coverage for pre-existing conditions
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

GOP health care bill 'guarantees' coverage for pre-existing conditions

Trump told CBS host John Dickerson that he advised Republicans in Congress to "just relax, don't worry about this phony 100-day thing, just relax, take it easy, take your time, get the good vote and make it f...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Samsung regains top spot in Q1 smartphone market

Apple at 0.8% vs. Huawei at 21.7%. Samsung brought in new inventory of S7 Edge smartphones after withdrawing the Note 7, which led to an increase in its premium market share, according to Tarun Pathak, s...More..

Trump orders multi-year review for offshore oil and gas drilling
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Trump orders multi-year review for offshore oil and gas drilling

In addition to requiring a new five-year drilling plan, the order reverses Obama's decision to place parts of the Arctic permanently off limits to drilling. coast where oil and gas drilling are now banned, unde...More..

US spy agency NSA stops controversial surveillance technique
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

US spy agency NSA stops controversial surveillance technique

The National Security Agency is scaling back the way it spies on some communications over the Internet. The NSA has since confirmed the program's demise, adding that it will delete the " vast majority " of me...More..