Sci-tech

Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft and YouTube Succumb to Pressure, Create Anti-Terrorism Forum

The group will also partner with smaller tech companies to develop technologies and procedures to combat terrorism , as well as work with civil society groups,...


Khloe Kardashian, Tristan Thompson don't have baby on the way

The photos were captioned with the date and the title "Dad + Mom". Sources close to Thompson (26) and the 33 year-old Kardashian said there is no baby on boar...


Phil Spencer considers PlayStation 4 Pro an Xbox One S competitor

Despite loving consoles, gamers always want the best device and the Xbox One X is definitely that. This is true as the Xbox One X does feature a customized ...


The costliest Samsung Galaxy and iPhone would be unveiled this year

There have been a lot of rumours and leaks surrounding the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 over the last few weeks. Reports are mounting up on the internet claiming t...


SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base

The company, for a second time, reused a first-stage rocket booster. The launch marks the first time that the company has launched two rockets the same weeken...


Tesla could create its own music streaming service

While MobiPicker cannot independently verify the authenticity of these claims as of yet, a report by the website Recode .net states that Tesla is probably pl...


Chile into semis after draw with profligate Australia

The African champions went in search of a way back into a match which was quickly getting away from them before Vincent Aboubakar scored 10 minutes from time ...


Serious Hyperthreading bug affects Intel Skylake and Kaby Lake architectures

These are: the 6th and 7th generation Intel Core processors (desktop, embedded, mobile and HEDT), their related server processors (such as Xeon v5 and Xeon v6...


Sega and Data Discs Announce Exclusive Vinyl Album For Sonic Mania

To celebrate the game's upcoming release on August 15, Sega and United Kingdom -based record label Data Discs are teaming up to release a vinyl version of the...


Final Fantasy XV Update 1.12 Now Out on PS4, Is Over 8GB

It appears you can not drive the Type-D into a lake. This is pretty meaty for an update, so be sure that you have some free space before you get to downloading....


Flash Sale: Amazon Echo

Stating "Alexa, play number 3" would start that album playing. Amazon offers today deals also on other Amazon Devices including the Amazon Echo , which i...


Switch proves knockout hit for Nintendo

The Nintendo Switch Gray Joy-Con Ultimate Fan Bundle , on sale for $499.99, is the most expensive of the three new Switch offers. He implied that the company i...


Successful SpaceX launch delivers satellites into orbit

The two launches come soon after the company announced its intention to increase the pace of its launches. Within 49 hours the company launched and recovered tw...


Airtel extends 10 GB free data more 3 months

Company has extended its "Holiday Offer" by three months to compete with Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan Plan. Under this scheme, the Sunil Mittal-headed telecom company ...


'Most expensive' Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch expected in September

The reality of it all is that focus is on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 which needs to come up with something to overwhelm the celebrated issue caused by the fa...


NASA about to announce alien life evidence, hacktivist Anonymous claims

The video uploaded by Anonymous featured its trademark "newsreader" in a Guy Fawkes musk, with a distorted computer voice. Apparently, Anonymous stated th...


AB de Villiers backs South Africa to win Test series against England

England captain Eoin Morgan rested himself so as to make way for young players to have a run and the decision, which caused consternation among English journ...


Rio Tinto confirms Yancoal as preferred buyer of thermal coal assets

Refer Appendix for further details on regulatory approvals. "Glencore's offer has been created to address the points raised in Rio Tinto's announcement date...


Here's how to turn off Snapchat's new location-sharing feature

Some are touting it as an invasion of privacy , with the Murrieta Police Department in California putting out an alert warning of the new feature. A user's l...


Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel, Hamilton clash

It was very almost second place, too, but Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas surged past him in his faster Mercedes with the finish line just in sight. "I thi...


Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards

The biggest stars in sports, film and music will descend on Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday to celebrate the accomplishments of African-American an...


Opposition Chooses Meira Kumar As Its President Candidate

In 1973, she joined the Indian Foreign Service and went on to work in the embassies of UK, Spain and Mauritius. Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar has been ...


About that Russian "interference"

The testimony came during a morning of double-barreled intelligence committee hearings - one in the House and one in the Senate - that underscored the US inte...


UAE sees 'parting of ways' if Qatar does not accept Arab demands

But he did not make clear what more could be done since the four Arab nations have already cut diplomatic relations with Doha and severed most commercial ties.T...


Will NASA-ISRO satellite pass the Trump test?

The co-passenger satellites includes a nano satellite designed and developed by the Noorul Islam University in Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu. After sep...


Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Analysts See $1.32 EPS

With 20,400 avg volume, 3 days are for Nutraceutical International Corporation (NASDAQ:NUTR)'s short sellers to cover NUTR's short positions. The SI to Kellogg ...


Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers

Lynch said the shift in Medicaid funding - from 50-50 state and federal funding to roughly 70 percent funded by states - will be particularly devastating to...


International Day of Yoga 2017

In a brief speech, Singh told the gathering the significance of doing yoga on a daily basis. "Moreover, the excitement to see the PM come here is boosting our s...


Huge, Homely Mastiff Named Martha Wins World's Ugliest Dog

It now lives with animal-control officer Shirley Zindler , who said Martha is not allowed to sleep in the bedroom because its "sawmill snores" are unbearable...


Tom Holland Is Really Excited About Spider-Man Spinoff Venom

Many people are kind of getting sick of all the reboots. Giving a nod to that, Sony chairman Tom Rothman teased in a recent interview , "As for the expansion...


G7 talks end with gap between U.S., other states

U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris deal earlier this month and the U.S. position was laid out in a brief note at the bottom of a general commun...


Boston Celtics Pick Jayson Tatum in 2017 NBA Draft

But Smith enjoyed his recent workout for the Celts. Basically, Celtics president Danny Ainge pulled a Bill Belichick, the ultimate Draft Party Assassin. A...


Owner of the world's ugliest dog hopes to promote his inner beauty

The big-jowled crowd-pleaser will now be flown to NY for "media appearances", according to the organisers. 14-contestants vied for the prize but only one woul...


Obama Administration Official: 'We Sort of Choked' on Russia Hacking Response

In the final days of the presidential campaign past year, two Democratic senators asked President Obama to take action against Russian Federation for its electi...


NASA releases Kepler survey catalog with 10 new earth-like planets

The findings were presented at a news conference at NASA's Ames Research Center in California. The recent catalog will allow scientists to map the populatio...