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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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Facebook will use its image recognition tech to fight revenge porn

Facebook announced new ways to prevent revenge porn from being shared on the platform, Messenger and Instagram . "We're focused on building a community that keeps people safe"...

NASA's Cassini probe to begin 'Grand Finale'

Cassini's grand finale will be to perform 22 weekly dives between Saturn and its rings - an intricate and risky mission. "What we learn from Cassini's daring final orbits wil...

YouTube TV service goes live in select cities, but the rollout continues

So far, YouTube TV will only be usable on mobile devices, with apps for iOS and Android rolling out today, as well as the Chromecast and TVs with Chromecast functionality built...

Rumour: Scorpio to be shown with Red Dead Redemption 2

As for which games will be shown off, according to VGLeaks , Microsoft will be showing Forza 7 , State of Decay 2 and Crackdown 3 from its first-party studios. An unconfirm...

LG G6 Will Take On The Samsung Galaxy S8?

The tech giant's executives took to the stage at the Samsung Unpacked 2017, in London this afternoon to launch the new Galaxy S8. The report describes that Galaxy S8 as having ...

Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies

The company stated that the updates "we're making today are based on feedback from all of you as well as research and experimentation". The update is rolling out to all users, both...

Spacewalking astronauts lose piece of shielding, floats away

On Thursday she performed her eighth spacewalk from the International Space Station, where she helped prepare a docking port that will one day be used by SpaceX and Boeing. Yeste...

Launch, Land, Launch - SpaceX Tries Reusing Its Rocket

This attempt at reusability will mark a key moment for SpaceX in that basically all of its plans for the future - including human trips to Mars and maybe beyond - rely on fast, eff...

Facebook adds Snapchat-like camera features to main mobile app

Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. This allows you to share photos and videos with each other in direct response to the stories you are trading with ea...

Destiny 2 teaser sets the stage for March 30 reveal trailer

It's great just to see the new logo, but take a closer look, and it actually reveals some key facts about the next Destiny game. That "Last City" also happens to be in ruins, while...

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Donald Trump: House panel should investigate Hillary Clinton, not me

Donald Trump: House panel should investigate Hillary Clinton, not me

This is the issue that underlies the entire campaign over Trump's alleged ties with Russian Federation , which has been concocted from anonymous and unverified leaks from the milit...

Earth Hour 2017 Brings Global Blackout

It is about changing climate change and taking relevant action to mitigate climate change. There is no data available from BC Hydro for 2016 because the World Wildlife Federation...

College Basketball Tournament Recap: Saturday, March 25th

No. 1 seed Gonzaga beat No. 11 Xavier 83-59 in the West Region final, while No. 3 OR defeated No. 1 Kansas 74-60 in the Midwest Region final. Gonzaga head coach Mark Few an...

Brexit Chills EU's 60th Anniversary Celebration in Rome

Brexit Chills EU's 60th Anniversary Celebration in Rome

Meanwhile, the president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani , posted on his official Twitter account: "I am very proud to be a European today!" It also promises to prote...

Super Mario Run Android Version Gets An Early Release; Details Here

Super Mario Run Android Version Gets An Early Release; Details Here

Ahead of the game's release, it was reported that Nintendo was eyeing a pay-once model so that parents could download Super Mario Run for their kids without the added anxiety of ...