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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...

Snapchat update adds 'limitless snaps' and new creative tools

However, after they've finished viewing it and tap to close it, the snap is going to be deleted automatically. It's worth noting here that Snapchat already offers some features that bring an element of permanence to content shared through the app...

Syria Fighting Eases As Russian Deal Takes Effect

A potential complication to implementing the plan is the crowded airspace over Syria. There's also a proposal to deploy third-party monitoring forces. But it's hard to imagine how many boots on the ground would be needed to monitor the yet to be mapp...

Sindhu's downfall ends India's challenge at Badminton Asia Championships

Olympic silver medallistIndia's P.V. Sindhu of India sailed into the quarterfinals of the Badminton Asia Championships with another clinical performance here on Thursday. Doubles too could not bring any delight to the Indian contingent at Wuhan . ...

Spacecraft flies between Saturn and rings in historic 1st

Last Friday, Cassini made its 127th and final close approach to Titan. The spacecraft won't send word that it's okay until later today, and NASA won't get that message until 3AM ET tomorrow, April 27th. During this mission, Cassini will perform...

Call of Duty WWII to be officially unveiled on April 26th

Call of Duty: WWII Multiplayer combat immerses players in grounded, fast-paced action featuring an arsenal of authentic weapons and equipment, set in some of the most iconic locations in World War II's European theater. However, the co-op "campai...

Wax worm may answer problem of plastic waste

The promising discovery centres on the wax worm - the name for the caterpillar larva of Galleria mellonella , or greater wax moth . They had made short work of the plastic bag she had placed them in, which became riddled with holes after just...

Russian Federation denies think tank plotted to sway U.S. presidential election

The four former and three current United States officials who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity refused to comment how the U.S. acquired the documents, shortly after the usa elections. themselves" - accumulated nine millions views on socia...

Pakistan court: Insufficient evidence to remove Sharif

The court panel was split, with two judges recommending that Sharif should step down and three backing instead a further investigation. At the centre of the issue was the legitimacy of the funds that the prime minister's family used to purchase some ...

Samsung heads for best quarterly profit in over 3 yrs, up 48%

It was only a few weeks ago that Samsung confirmed the ongoing rumors that it would release the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 on the world once again as a refurbished device. The long and short of it is, those folks in emerging markets will probably be g...

Apple gets permit to test self-driving cars

While other companies working on self-driving technology have shared their plans, Apple has remained silent about its project for self-driving vehicles. So software only or the full monty? Late a year ago, Apple submitted a letter to the Nati...

Facebook CEO sees augmented reality's future in the camera

Facebook has relocated from smaller conference quarters in San Francisco to the convention center in San Jose, making room for about 4,000 attendees, almost double from a year ago, and a technological Disneyland of splashy interactive demos and displ...

Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement

It was an America second, third, or fourth kind of approach. "China and India had no obligations under the agreement until 2030", Pruitt said on " Fox & Friends". What role will energy markets play in determining policy? "It's true, we are and it'...

Tesla's most economical drive, the Model S, just became more affordable

That might be upsetting to buyers who just ordered the 60kWh model for $68K (now discontinued ), but Tesla has also dropped the price of upgrading to a 75kWh battery from $9K to $2K. The Model S with the 75 kWh battery, for instance, has signifi...

Cristie Kerr completes weekend comeback to win LPGA Lotte Championship

Ko was tied for 7th heading into the final round and posted the round of the day with an eight under par 64 to finish three shots behind the victor American Christie Kerr. "So I've been very excited and just grateful for the opportunity". Top-ranke...

The End of Droughts with the New Solar Powered Device

Though researchers at Berkeley and MIT have developed a way to extract clean water from thin air, it will take more research and development to bring the prodct to an inexpensive enough price that it can be economically distributed to countries aroun...

Leader of terrorist group killed in Philippine

Five Abu Sayyaf gunmen, along with an unknown number of local collaborators, remain at large after the clashes which took place in a rural district, said military chief of staff General Eduardo Ano. Askali was involved in those kidnappings and the ca...

Google blocks invasive Burger King ad

However, there were complaints from some Google Home users in March after the device appeared to start promoting Disney's live-action remake of its musical Beauty & the Beast. But Burger King's hijacking introduces a new concept - an outsider control...

India, Bangladesh ink deals to boost cooperation

However, much-delayed pact on the Teesta water sharing remained elusive for the two sides. Both the countries also agreed on a financing agreement for the construction of 36 community clinics in Bangladesh apart from signing a pact on extending a t...

Comcast Announces Cellular Plans on Verizon Network

Comcast Corp CMCSA.O said on Thursday it is launching a new wireless service with an unlimited data plan, making it the first major USA cable provider to enter into the highly competitive wireless market, as it faces pressure in its core business.

Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and less clutter

It's the first major update to Windows 10 this year, with one more planned for a later date. With the 3D industry estimated to grow by 62 per cent by 2020, Microsoft is helping everyone get on board with this update. The tech giant has made the...

Air Force: Pilot ejects safely before F-16 crashes near DC

The fuel tanks and main wreckage of the aircraft have been located and there is no threat to the public, according to Air Force Lt. Col. Lisa Mabutt, who is responsible for emergency response at Andrews. The pilot is said to have non-life threatening...

Venomous fish may lead to new pain killers, study reports

Snakes, scorpions and spiders are the usual suspects for this kind of research, but with so many venomous fish out there, we could find some useful chemicals in them, too. Fry believes the venom causes the larger fish to become dizzy. But until now...

Next-gen Motorola Moto X device info leaked online

The The Moto G5 will have a pre-loaded AmazonDeals widget, PrimeVideo app and Kindle app. We previously told you that the Moto X (2017) will probably be marketed as Motorola's first affordable dual-camera phone. Which Moto G is worth the "moolah"? ...

Trump Reminds Twitter About Donna Brazile Leaking Debate Questions to Clinton

And finally, Trump once against attacked Hillary Clinton for getting "the answers" to debate questions ahead of a Democratic primary town hall - despite the fact that Clinton only received tips about the questions that would be asked, not the ans...

Pakistan bowler Mohammad Irfan suspended for a year in spot-fixing charges

Left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar who represented the Quetta Gladiators and opening batsman Shazaib Hassan of Karachi Kings were also questioned by the PCB's anti-corruption unit. The PCB has already provisionally suspended Sharjeel Khan and Khalid L...

Hell's Kitchen Stabber Came to NYC To Kill Black Men, NYPD Says

Jackson served in the USA military in Afghanistan, police said. Police said Timothy Caughman was going through garbage near 36th Street and Ninth Avenue when Jackson allegedly stabbed him in the back several times around 11:15 p.m. CBS New York ...

United States high court hands disabled students win on education standards

The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously raised the bar for the educational benefits owed to millions of children with disabilities in one of the most significant special-education cases to reach the high court in decades. Rowley , that also deal...

Google redesigns app and website, introduces tappable search shortcuts

However, the new shortcuts feature is created to offer one-tap results for more common questions like what's now playing at your local movie theater, or a quick lookup of the nearest places to eat. It's not just search results that are included in ...

How to Get Galaxy S8 Dream UI on Any Samsung Device Now

According to a new report from Korean publication Naver , which SamMobile covered, the Samsung Galaxy S8's camera will have the ability to shoot slow-motion at 1000 fps. Just after the C7 Po, Samsung also introduced the Galaxy C5 Pro, a smalle...

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Microsoft may have Apple HQ jealousy as it commits to Redmond refresh

The massive redesign will begin next year and encompasses 18 new buildings, $150 million in transportation infrastructure improvements, and almost 7 million square feet of renovat...

OnePlus 5T breaks launch day sales record in 6 hours

This phone has two storage variants, first one is the 64 GB model, the second one is a 128 GB option. Now that there's a new OnePlus 5T , there won't be any production of the ...

PUBG could get a 'socialist makeover' in China

Chinese content authorities were said to have considered blocking " PUBG's " release because the game "severely deviates from socialist core values". Outside of the lack of updat...

Android 8.0 Oreo update arrives to OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

The company during the OnePlus 5T keynote had promised that the new smartphone will receive the Android 8.0 Oreo open beta by end of December. The OxygenOS 5.0 comes embedded w...

Owning A Dog Makes You Live Longer, Says Science

People living alone fared the best, as owning a dog decreased their risk of death by 33 percent and their likelihood of a cardiovascular-related death by 36 percent, when compared ...

Hitman to Become Hulu TV Series

We'll have more on the Hitman series as more is known. Produced by Kolstad, Adrian Askarieh and Chuck Gordon, Hulu's Hitman does not yet have a release date. Kolstad's unde...

Broadcom after rejection: 'Fully committed' to Qualcomm buyout

Broadcomm says it will continue its efforts to acquire rival chip designer Qualcomm despite a unanimous rejection of its $103bn buyout offer. Given Broadcom's initial bid for Qua...

Twitter to Suspend Verified-Profile Program After White Nationalist Backlash

Ed Ho, general manager of Twitter's consumer products and engineering group also chimed in: "We knew it was busted as people confuse ID verification with endorsement". James Allsu...

Sheep can recognize human faces from photographs

The sheep in the experiment have to decide which face is going to reward it with food. The sheep still recognized the celebrity portraits, even if posing at an angle, with only a...

University of Miami fan, officer altercation now under investigation by police

When she wouldn't exit the section, officers had to use force. Bridget Freitas has been charged with felony battery on a police officer and misdemeanor disorderly conduct as a resu...

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Galaxy Note 8 sales hit 1 mn units in S Korea

Galaxy Note 8 sales hit 1 mn units in S Korea

Since all three of the Samsung flagships are doing good, we have good news about the Android 8.0 Oreo update on the Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus. While the Galaxy S8 gets the ...

Far Cry 5's cooperative system detailed, only host keeps story progression

The trailer showed the fact that they build Far Cry 5 with co-op in mind. Alternatively, you could also invite a co-op buddy into your game to fight through main story missions...

Einstein's Handwritten Note On Theory Of Happiness Fetches $1.5 Million At Auction

Einstein's Handwritten Note On Theory Of Happiness Fetches $1.5 Million At Auction

Wiener would not reveal the names of the seller or buyer of the note. The auction began at $2,000 and a series of bids pushed the price up rapidly until two final bidders compete...

Microsoft Is Ending Kinect Production

Microsoft Is Ending Kinect Production

Kinect production has ended, Microsoft has recently confirmed . Kinect's short-lived run reminds me of trends like the dance pads for games like Dance Dance Revolution , ...

Pokemon Go introduces new treats on Halloween

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 lookin...