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Facebook rolling out Year in Review 2016 videos

The US presidential election fascinated and divided not only Americans, but plenty of Australians as well. While Brazilian politics with the corruption scandal leading to the impeachment of President Dilma Rouseff claimed the second spot, popular a...

Gut microbiome contributes to Parkinson's disease

The new findings suggest there may soon be new ways to treat the disorder that already affects one million Americans and is expected to be even more common as the US population ages. One set of mice had a complete microbiome - the collective name for...

The Last Of Us Part II Revealed

The Last Of Us developer Naughty Dog also revealed another big game at the event: Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. Despite the Xbox 360 outselling thePlayStationn 3, many gamers were convinced late into the console's lifespan to purchase Sony's mac...

Ohio State attacker buried amid shock from family over death

As police responded to an attack at Ohio State University on Monday, school officials broadcast an ominous message to students with a set of instructions: " Run hide fight ". "There has never been a more unsafe or complicated and challenging time to ...

Buzz Aldrin 'recovering well' after medical evacuation from South Pole

Tour company White Desert says Aldrin has fluid in his lungs, but is responding well to antibiotics and in stable condition. It said he was taken as a precaution on the first available flight to McMurdo Station, a USA research center on the Antar...

Samsung Electronics considers splitting firm in two

Samsung completed a share buyback worth 11.3 trillion won earlier this year, and has committed to return 30 percent to 50 percent of free cash flow to shareholders for three years starting from 2015. The view according to Elliott is that Sammy should...

The Shape Shifter Ditto Finally Spotted In Pokemon Go

Others have reported Ditto is emerging from rarer monsters, though everything's a little uncertain right now. That's pretty much everything you need to know about catching a Pokemon GO Ditto. Ditto can't use Transform on an already transformed ...

Volkswagen to withdraw from U.S. diesel market - Handelsblatt

The cuts should help the company with an annual savings of €3.7bn by 2020. Volkswagen has started paying most of the attention in order to make EVs in the coming years. Even before dieselgate, the VW brand had been struggling with profitabili...

Microsoft launches Solitaire for iOS and Android as a free download

This is the first time the Microsoft Solitaire Collection has been available on a non-Windows platform, so it would be rude not to take advantage. The Microsoft Solitaire Collection for iOS and Android includes Klondike, Spider, FreeCell ,...

A massive fireball shot across the Florida sky Monday night

According to a report from The Sun , the incident prompted a lot of calls from terrified residents who saw the giant fireball. The American Meteor Society received more than 150 reports of the bright flash, which occurred at around 11 p.m.

Brightest Supermoon Since 1948 to Dominate Skies Tonight

But the best time to catch the full moon stood at 9:52 p.m., when it was at its absolute fullest. For the first time in 68 years, since January 26th 1948, the majority of the world gets to experience the stunningly attractive #Supermoon this Mond...

Google Play services will soon drop support for Android 2.3 Gingerbread

But when version 10.2.0 of the Google Play services client libraries is released, Google will increase the minimum supported API level to 14, making Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich the oldest supported version of the OS. The next scheduled rel...

NASA astronaut on verge of becoming oldest woman in space

But during the run-up to her third mission, Whitson has shifted the focus from herself to her team of trainers and technicians. Whitson's flight on Soyuz MS-03 to the space station and back will extend her existing record as the woman with the mo...

New crew heads for International Space Station

This will be the third International Space Station mission for Whitson, an Iowa-born biochemist, and her second stint as commander. Three astronauts from the U.S., France and Russia were launched into International Space Station on November 17 onbo...

Obama blocks new oil drilling in Arctic

The US Department of the Interior (DOI) and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) released the final plan for the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) lease sales for 2017-2022, excluding areas in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas in the US Arctic, much to ...

Facebook plans its first stock buyback

Facebook's stock rose 1.2% after hours. The stock slid 0.65% to $117.02 in regular trading on Friday, as the company grapples with concerns over fake news plaguing the social media site during the 2016 election cycle as well as announcements that ...

Jeep's all-new 2017 Compass offers a Trailhawk trim for adventure seekers

Jeep brands the new Compass as "A truly global all-new compact SUV", as it will be manufactured in Brazil, China, Mexico and India, for consumers in more than 100 countries around the world (part of why we noted they likely switched from Patriot ...

Mozilla launches Firefox Focus, a private web browser for iPhone

Because Firefox Focus blocks these trackers, it is likely you'll notice a performance boost on the many sites that track your behavior. It's being billed as the ideal browser for the times when users don't want to leave a record on their phone.

Stephen Hawking: Humans won't survive another 1000 years on Earth

During a talk at Oxford University this week, Business Insider reports, the legendary astrophysicist gave the human species 1,000 more years on Earth before going extinct-assuming we don't find a new planet to destroy. During his hour-long speech, ...

Kerry: Obama's climate change targets won't be reversed

But Trump's election raises the prospect of the United States not fulfilling its commitments, being sidelined in global climate policy and ceding the leadership role to China, and has raised doubts among delegates in Marrakesh about whether Washingto...

The highlight of Google's Daydream VR is ... its controller

Even though the app is created to work with the Daydream headset, you can still make use of it to install or uninstall apps without a controller or the headset itself. More Daydream-ready apps are being launched apart from Google's own apps. Whic...

North Carolina extends voting time in eight Durham County precincts

Claims of voter suppression have marred election day in the battleground state of North Carolina after polling places in a "heavy black area" were plagued by technical problems. The polls close at 7:30 p.m. A coalition of advocacy groups will also ...

Japan says Abe to meet with Trump next week

The state-run Xinhua News Agency says the campaign has highlighted that, in its words, "the majority of Americans are rebelling against the U.S.'s political class and financial elites". "Americans have chosen a new beginning free of corruption and sl...

Stoltenberg tells Trump NATO important (2)

Trump soon, and welcoming him to Brussels for the NATO Summit next year to discuss the way forward", added the NATO chief. The US also said in March it would deploy an additional armoured brigade of about 4,200 troops in eastern Europe from ear...

GoPro recalls Karma drone

GoPro on Tuesday recalled of its Karma drone following the discovery that, in a small number of cases, the quadcopters lost power during operation. Recalled Karma drones can be returned to GoPro directly or wherever they were purchased originally...

Starbucks Profit up 23 Percent as Sales Rise

Same-store sales in the US -led Americas region, which produces the lion's share of Starbucks sales, rose 5 percent to match estimates from Consensus Metrix. In the US mobile order and pay also represented 6 percent of transactions during the qua...

AP Moeller-Maersk Shares Plunge After Third-Quarter Earnings Slump

The company still expects to "significantly" underperform in the full financial year compared with 2015's $3.1 billion. "We generally perform strongly on cost and volume across businesses". The three largest shipping companies in Japan were also forc...

U.S. election uncertainty weighs on global markets and dollar

A Washington Post-ABC News tracking poll Tuesday showed Republican candidate Donald Trump leading in the US presidential race, sparking uncertainty after investors had broadly priced in a victory for Hillary Clinton. Global stocks tracked Wall Street...

South Africa drops fraud charges against Finance minister

Gordhan, who is widely respected in financial markets, said the accusations were politically motivated "mischief". "Under the circumstances, I've chose to overrule the decision to prosecute Mr Magashula, Mr Pillay and Minister Gordhan on the charge...

Soyuz spacecraft carrying three-man crew docks with ISS

They were then taken to a nearby medical tent for examination. The trio will be transported by helicopter to Karaganda, Kazakhstan where they will split up, with Rubins and Onishi returning to Houston in a NASA jet, while Ivanishin will be flown ba...

Do You Really Need It — Microsoft Surface Dial

Dubbed the " Creators Update ", its emphasis is on 3D and virtual reality. As a Forza Horizon 3 gamer myself on the Xbox One that Surface Studio display was just tremendous running the game on Windows 10. Pocket-lint compared the two computers...

Liftoff: Orbital ATK's Antares Rocket Successfully Launches Cargo to ISS

Yesterday's launch, designated OA-5, is Orbital ATK's sixth cargo delivery mission to the ISS for NASA . Orbital ATK launched the Antares 230 into space with new engines instead of the earlier ones that allegedly led to the accident of Octob...

Note 7 recall hits South Korea's economic growth

According to Samsung, owners of the Note 7 in Korea will be allowed to trade in their bad device for a Galaxy S7 (or S7 Edge) today on a payment plan, then upgrade to a Galaxy S8 or Note 8 when they arrive next year. Naturally, the Samsung Galaxy N...

Virginia's Upset Bid Falls Short; 'Hoos Fall to #5 Louisville 32-25

One problem: Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson is a Heisman front-runner for a reason. Jackson led a 75 yard drive, and fired a 29 yard touchdown pass - his fourth of the afternoon - to sophomore wide receiver Jaylen Smith with just 13 seconds l...

Amber Alert Issued For Abducted Baby Out Of Sonoma County

She suspects her daughter (the child's mother) Hannah Ashley took him, as she had threatened to do. Check back for updates . Downieville is located in Sierra County, about 200 miles northeast of Guerneville. The child was not believed to be in d...

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BlackBerry KEYone sales delayed a month to meet demand

In the USA , the BlackBerry KEYone GSM as well as CDMA variants will be available unlocked from May 31 onwards. In terms of pictures, it will sport a 12MP camera (Sony IMX378 sen...

Microsoft dips as Surface revenue declines 26%

Shares fell 1.6% to $67.20 in after-hours trading as adjusted per-share earnings beat expectations and revenue fell short of expectations. More Personal Computing revenue sli...

Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results

In a post Tuesday, Google announced several major changes to how it categorizes search results to stop inadvertently promoting sites with intentionally misleading or false art...

Ivanka Trump heads to Berlin for women's conference

Last month she was pictured sitting next to Merkel during the German leader's visit to the White House , which was characterised by awkward body language between the president and...

Lyrid Meteor Shower peaks Friday night

As for the question of where to look, the Lyrid meteor showers will be radiating through the so-called "Summer Triangle", a group of stars comprised of Deneb in the constellati...

Student and Teacher Scientists to March for Science in DC

Tens of thousands of activists will unite on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. and they will present one overriding request to the nation and its elected leaders: Facts must ...

Facebook video killing suspect shoots himself dead after cops chase him

Stephens led police on a short pursuit before stopping. "This is not something that should have been shared around the world", Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said of th...

Google developing built-in ad blocker for Chrome browser

For instance, auto-playing video ads with sound and large sticky ads would be out. One thing that Google is still considering is whether its ad-blocker will only block the offend...

Nintendo SNES Mini Already In Development, Release Date Expected Around Christmas

A new rumbling is happening on the web and it's about another retro console making a comeback. Eurogamer reports that Nintendo didn't increase production of the NES Classic b...

Nokia 6 now receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat update

Can Nokia and BlackBerry stand on their own, or is it all hype and nostalgia? The update for the Nokia 6 brings support for 4G and 3G dual-SIM standby. The Nokia 6 is quite du...

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Coalition air strike kills 18 US-backed fighters in Syria

Coalition air strike kills 18 US-backed fighters in Syria

Asked if he had ordered the chemical weapons attack, Assad said the Syrian military had no chemical weapons and that it would not use them if it did. Russian Federation on Friday...

Hear Some Of Kendrick Lamar's New Album, Thanks To LeBron James

Hear Some Of Kendrick Lamar's New Album, Thanks To LeBron James

Zacari isn't as big of a name as the two aforementioned giants but his featured work on Love was one of the stand-out tracks. Stream DAMN . below via iTunes , or just cop it...

Owner saves his dog from icy pond

Owner saves his dog from icy pond

After seeing Cosmo break through the ice in St. Albert, Alta., McIver didn't hesitate in jumping into the half-frozen pond. The whole ordeal was captured by a TV crew who was in th...

Rise in sea temperatures blamed for damage to Great Barrier Reef

Rise in sea temperatures blamed for damage to Great Barrier Reef

Just last month, the Australian government's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority reported noticing a second straight year of mass coral bleaching, after it conducted its own a...

Trial of Samsung heir focuses on father-to-son succession

Samsung shares reached a record high of 2.1 million won last month on expectations of record annual profit this year. The stable flow of components profits comes as Samsung's...