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Pokemon Go introduces new treats on Halloween

Pokemon Go most recently added Mewtwo and the three Johto legendary beasts , but still has not added the entirety of generation one or two. Ghost-type and other creepy looking Pokemon - like Ghastly, Gengar, Cubone and Misdreavus - will appea...

Dozens of shooting stars visible as Orionid meteor shower peaks this weekend

The meteors will appear throughout the night sky, so you don't have to stare at any one point. It's an annual phenomenon, as the Orionid meteor shower becomes most visible every year in mid-October, when the Earth passes through the debris.

The Latest Xbox One Update Fixes The Home Screen, Again

They can also find some Game invites in the Multiplayer tab of the Guide . Pins have been increased to 40, and the guide is now faster and more responsive. Xbox One update: What's new? Moreover, the highly anticipated Xbox One X is schedule...

Microsoft Unveils All New Surface Book 2 Laptop

Surface Book 2 models come with Intel's eight-gen Core CPU, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to NVIDIA GeForce 1060 graphics inside. The company claims that the Surface Book 2 offers "five-times" better graphics performance as opposed to its predece...

Tesla fires 'hundreds of workers' following performance reviews

If a Tesla driver's insurance goes up, "there is a simple solution", Musk said. Tesla built about 25,000 vehicles in the three months that ended September 30 but only 260 of those were Model 3s - considerably fewer than the 1,500 it had projected.

A New Nintendo Trademark Hints Of Classic Mini Game Boy

According to Rocket News 24 , the name "Game Boy" wasn't actually part of the trademark filing, but that image is unmistakable. Since conquering the threat of bankruptcy by making a spectacular comeback during this year's Electronic Entertainment ...

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr lead tributes to Tom Petty

In addition to the Heartbreakers , Petty has played on solo albums and with Mudcrutch and the supergroup The Traveling Wilburys (together with Bob Dylan , ELO's Jeff Lynne , Roy Orbison and George Harrison of the Beatles ). "I mean, 2017 ...

The 10 Best Nostalgic Games Included With The SNES Classic Edition

Learning a lesson after many outraged fans who sought the NES Classic last year were left empty-handed, Nintendo said it would increase inventory of the Super NES Classic this year. Our verdict: The Super NES Classic Edition offers hours of fun...

Mobile increases unlimited data cap from 32GB to 50GB

Back in March, T-Mobile jumped the limit to 30GB before increasing it to 32GB in May. For Verizon and AT&T , this threshold is 22GB, and until today, T-Mobile's was 32GB. No matter which network's brand of unlimited you opt for, you'll run into ...

Suu Kyi condemns human rights violations in Myanmar's Rakhine (Second Lead)

Faced with a powerful military keen to have martial law declared in Rakhine State where there has been an exodus of almost a half-million people in three weeks, Myanmar's leader, State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi , avoided any mention of ethnic cle...

Tez, Google's new mobile payments app for India, is official

India is clearly moving a step closer towards becoming a cashless economy, thanks to Unified Payment Interface (UPI). For money transfers, there is a limit of $1,561 (INR1 Lakh) in one day across all UPI apps , and 20 transfers in one day.

Report of active shooter at New Hampshire hospital

Workers received an email earlier in the afternoon from the hospital for a "code silver", which means employees need to get out of the hospital if possible or if they can not leave, then they should shelter in place. New Hampshire reporter Roger Carr...

Xiaomi wants to take on Apple's MacBook Pro

The Xiaomi Notebook Pro comes out in three variants. Trackpad also features a fingerprint scanner, thus allowing authentication for Windows Hello . The laptop weighs around 1.95 kg - and there's only one colour option available - dark gray. The ...

Russians bought $100k in ads during 2016 elections, reports say!

Facebook has informed that a Russian company that created fake accounts and pages purchased advertisements worth $100,000 during the USA presidential election campaign. The company said the advertisements promoted divisive political messaging on sub...

Huawei unveils first mobile AI computing platform

And on-device AI can now partner with cloud-based AI - where your mobile device communicates with powerful cloud-based AI processors to give you more oomph for data interpretation and execution. In a benchmark image recognition test, the Kirin 970 ...

After 288 days in space, Peggy set to return to Earth

A Soyuz capsule carrying her and two other International Space Station crew members has safely landed on time in Kazakhstan, according to NASA . Expedition 48-49 backup crew member Peggy Whitson of NASA poses for a photograph as the Soyuz MS-0...

France's Macron optimistic on European Union accord on 'posted workers'

The French leader is set to raise concerns over so-called "posted workers" " those who are temporarily posted overseas by companies in their home countries " as he makes his first visit to the region. Posting workers is especially common in the const...

Verizon launches cheaper unlimited plan to compete with rivals

It's upsetting that Verizon has decided to make this move. Customers that are now signed up for a plan can keep it, but even for them some conditions will change. The basic plan gives you unlimited hotspot access, but only at a pokey 600Kbps. On th...

Kenya holds a fair election at a trying time

The European Union's election observer mission in Kenya is calling on the government to promptly publish all results forms of the disputed August 8 vote. and demand redress", he said. "This is just the beginning, we will not accept and move on". ...

One of Uber's biggest investors is suing Travis Kalanick for fraud

Benchmark, which was an early investor in Uber and has a seat on its board of directors, alleges that Kalanick's "overarching objective" is to pack the board with "loyal allies in an effort to insulate his prior conduct from scrutiny and clear th...

Hackers leak more Game of Thrones spoilers

According to editors at Wired magazine, the ransom note featured in a video containing scrolling text, set to a GoT score, which was addressed to HBO chief executive officer Richard Plepler . The latest leak includes another half-gigabyte of t...

Solar eclipse program in Moulton on Thursday

A lunar eclipse happens when the Earth is between the sun and the moon . Of course, you've seen plenty of full and new moons that haven't resulted in eclipses . It's the first time in 99 years that such an event has hit the United States ....

Special telescopes in city to watch lunar eclipse

MET officials say that the eclipse, which will be visible across the country, is scheduled to start at 8:50pm August 7 (Monday) and end at 1.51am August 8 (Tuesday). There are three types of lunar eclipse: total, partial and penumbral. The main dif...

Violence as opposition boycotts Venezuelan election

But Maduro has insisted that the "card that will win this game" is the election of the new assembly. Today, through a secret, direct and global vote, the Venezuelan population elect 537 parliamentarians and the remaining eight members of the assemb...

Best Solar Eclipse Viewing Events in the Tennessee River Valley

Shannon Garde, a technology specialist and director of Creative Studios at Edmon Low Library, said a telescope will be set up to project a roughly 2x3 foot projection so people can safely watch the eclipse . The USA's best solar eclipse ever is co...

Facebook Messenger adverts are going global

This week Facebook announced they would be testing ads within Facebook Messenger and its 1.2 billion monthly active users. The ad though will be subjected to the same policies that govern the selection of ads on Facebook and Instagram.

Wimbledon 2017: Quarter-final line-up nearly complete after 'Manic Monday'

The decision to postpone Novak Djokovic's quarter-final against Adrian Mannarino was made on safety grounds, Wimbledon has announced. The company, which employs over 3,000 people and has over 21 million customers worldwide, is a remarkable su...

WhatsApp, Google, Uber, Amazon preps to bring UPI-based payments

The company hasn't released any plans on this, but there will be a separate app with UPI integration for payments. According to a PTI report , Google is awaiting Reserve Bank of India's approval to launch its service in the country. UPI , lauc...

Hebron on United Nations heritage list

The Palestinians hailed a UNESCO decision Friday to label the heart of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron a protected heritage site, but Israel called it a "moral blot". Murad Samir al-Razam, 4, was run over in the center of al-Khalil, situated 30...

IPhone 8 Fingerprint Sensor May Not Be In The Display

According to KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo, dubbed the "best Apple analyst on the planet" by some, the iPhone 8 will not feature a Touch ID sensor or any fingerprint recognition capabilities. The analyst also claims that the iPhone 8 will be offered in ...

Google says it will stop reading users' emails to sell targeted ads

In case you didn't know it yet, ever since Gmail came into the market, Google had the ability to scan through your emails in order to serve you targeted ads for the free service that they give you. Click on that, and you'll have to go a tab called ...

Gerrymandering: Drawing districts for political advantage

Campaign Legal Center president Trevor Potter, whose group is representing the plaintiffs, asserted that both parties should want to end partisan gerrymandering. The situation is similar in Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and V...

Democrats stall Senate work to protest healthcare secrecy

The Republican National Committee blasted the Democrats' plan as a "pure partisan game aimed at placating the far-left". A crucial part of the political gamble the Republicans are making is for their healthcare bill to be budget neutral, which m...

Brits Are Upset With The Prime Minister's Response To The London Fire

Eoghan Murphy's call came in response to the fire at London's Grenfell Tower earlier this week in which 30 people have been confirmed dead (the death toll is expected to rise significantly). "The conditions within Grenfell Tower are particularl...

Smarter Siri and More Updates Arriving with iOS 11

With iOS 11 , that part of iOS's settings menu is now known as "iPhone Storage" (presumably, it's called "iPad Storage" on Apple's line of tablets, though we haven't had a chance to verify that fact just yet). While Apple is likely to stand by t...

USA urged to act upon its own human rights

Later Wednesday, Haley met with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Ramallah, her office said in a statement . Her visit follows a speech delivered Tuesday before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), which Haley threatened...

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

The proposal in its current form is unlikely to be approved by lawmakers as they craft their own tax and spending plans, but the document sets out Trump's budget priorities and lays down a marker with Congress . Deborah Weinstein, executive...

Greatest Show On Earth Bows Out With Last Performance

The livestreaming on Facebook Live of the last-ever Ringling Bros . performance will be hosted by Kristen Michelle Wilson, the first female Ringmaster of Ringling Bros . The Feld family bought the Ringling circus in 1967. He said every circus h...

Sunny skies, hot temperatures expected through the midweek

Winds could gust as high as 30 miles per hour. Wind: S 10-15 miles per hour. The front promises good doses of rain (a quarter to a half-inch) and chances for thunderstorms and hail. Today in the Omaha area, look for partly sunny skies and a chance o...

China's Xi says wants to appropriately handle disputes with South Korea

Katherine Moon is a Korea expert with the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington , D.C. She said a policy of engagement might help North Korea, but hurt efforts by the US and allies in East Asia. Moon believ...

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After 288 days in space, Peggy set to return to Earth

A Soyuz capsule carrying her and two other International Space Station crew members has safely landed on time in Kazakhstan, according to NASA . Expedition 48-49 backup crew m...

France's Macron optimistic on European Union accord on 'posted workers'

The French leader is set to raise concerns over so-called "posted workers" " those who are temporarily posted overseas by companies in their home countries " as he makes his first...

Verizon launches cheaper unlimited plan to compete with rivals

It's upsetting that Verizon has decided to make this move. Customers that are now signed up for a plan can keep it, but even for them some conditions will change. The basic plan g...

Kenya holds a fair election at a trying time

The European Union's election observer mission in Kenya is calling on the government to promptly publish all results forms of the disputed August 8 vote. and demand redress", he...

One of Uber's biggest investors is suing Travis Kalanick for fraud

Benchmark, which was an early investor in Uber and has a seat on its board of directors, alleges that Kalanick's "overarching objective" is to pack the board with "loyal allies...

Hackers leak more Game of Thrones spoilers

According to editors at Wired magazine, the ransom note featured in a video containing scrolling text, set to a GoT score, which was addressed to HBO chief executive officer ...

Solar eclipse program in Moulton on Thursday

A lunar eclipse happens when the Earth is between the sun and the moon . Of course, you've seen plenty of full and new moons that haven't resulted in eclipses . It's the ...

Special telescopes in city to watch lunar eclipse

MET officials say that the eclipse, which will be visible across the country, is scheduled to start at 8:50pm August 7 (Monday) and end at 1.51am August 8 (Tuesday). There are thre...

Violence as opposition boycotts Venezuelan election

But Maduro has insisted that the "card that will win this game" is the election of the new assembly. Today, through a secret, direct and global vote, the Venezuelan population e...

Best Solar Eclipse Viewing Events in the Tennessee River Valley

Shannon Garde, a technology specialist and director of Creative Studios at Edmon Low Library, said a telescope will be set up to project a roughly 2x3 foot projection so people can...

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Facebook Messenger adverts are going global

Facebook Messenger adverts are going global

This week Facebook announced they would be testing ads within Facebook Messenger and its 1.2 billion monthly active users. The ad though will be subjected to the same policie...

Wimbledon 2017: Quarter-final line-up nearly complete after 'Manic Monday'

Wimbledon 2017: Quarter-final line-up nearly complete after 'Manic Monday'

The decision to postpone Novak Djokovic's quarter-final against Adrian Mannarino was made on safety grounds, Wimbledon has announced. The company, which employs over 3,000 ...

WhatsApp, Google, Uber, Amazon preps to bring UPI-based payments

WhatsApp, Google, Uber, Amazon preps to bring UPI-based payments

The company hasn't released any plans on this, but there will be a separate app with UPI integration for payments. According to a PTI report , Google is awaiting Reserve Bank...

Hebron on United Nations heritage list

The Palestinians hailed a UNESCO decision Friday to label the heart of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron a protected heritage site, but Israel called it a "moral blot". Murad S...

IPhone 8 Fingerprint Sensor May Not Be In The Display

IPhone 8 Fingerprint Sensor May Not Be In The Display

According to KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo, dubbed the "best Apple analyst on the planet" by some, the iPhone 8 will not feature a Touch ID sensor or any fingerprint recognition capabil...