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Parkland and the Sandy Hook promise

Never happened - although President Donald Trump now says he's open to such a move. The fearless teenage survivors have said as much, though politicians say now is not the time to discuss gun control. Senate Bill 501 which has bipartisan support ...

Modi 'most expensive watchman' in the world, says Congress

Modi also launched helicopter services between Daman and Diu - to be operated by Pawan Hans Ltd - at an event here. Somnath temple and Gir forest are located around 80 kilometres from Diu. What is the connection of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi wit...

Borked Apple devices are making bogus 911 in California

A single facility seems to be at fault for hundreds of false alarm 911 calls from Apple devices over the past few months. Emergency response teams in Sacramento County and Elk Grove, California , have taken more than 1,600 false alarm calls from ...

Google Assistant to gain 30 languages, multilingual support

But if you speak Danish, Dutch, Hindi, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish or Thai, get excited, because your Google Assistant will be able to respond to you by text in the next few months. Google notes that the rollout will reach 95% of all eligible A...

Sony's New Xperia XZ2 Actually Looks Good

Unfortunately the publication does not reveal any more information about these three smartphones that will be presented by Sony , but past rumors indicate that at least two of them will be dedicated to the top-of-the-line market. This new flagship i...

Decacorn watch: Dropbox files for a $500 million IPO

While the Silicon Valley-based incubator has overseen the development of several successful companies like, Airbnb, Docker, and Instacart, Dropbox will be the first within the Y Combinator program to go public. To compete, Dropbox is pouring mone...

SpaceX's Prototype Internet Satellites Are Up and Running

PST. The experimental craft launched today as secondary payloads atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. SpaceX is also in the business of re-launching entire Falcon 9 rockets and cargo capsules. Once there, the n...

Smartphone Sales Decline Globally For First Time Ever

Samsung's profit and average selling price could improve if its next flagship phones, the successors to its Galaxy series which are expected to launch this year, are successful. Coming back to the smartphones sales, on a year on year basis as per Ga...

Google faces lawsuit for firing critic of anti-diversity memo

Just last month a similar lawsuit was filed by an ex-Google engineer James Damore, who was sacked after he circulated the misogynist iniquitous 33,000-word memo talking about diversity at the company. "We always make our decision without any regard t...

Fortnite Battle Royale Hand Cannon Teased in Latest Video

Of course, you can always purchase tiers of items outright for 150 V-Bucks a pop. If you don't want to spend any money, you can opt for the new Weekly Challenges. The first tweak is called Turbo Building , and it allows you to hold down primary fire...

States Refile Lawsuits to Block Repeal of Net Neutrality

The reversal is a hallmark victory for FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, whose tenure has seen him strongly advocate for reduced regulation in lockstep with President Trump. "An internet that truly puts people first, where individuals can shape their own expe...

Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition Gets Demo and Half-Life Content

In addition to the demo announcement, the publisher has also announced that a Half-Life cosmetic pack for both campaign and multiplayer, will be made available for those who purchase the full game before May 1. Final Fantasy 15 is available now fo...

Abbas Calls for Multilateral Peace Efforts

An upgrade to full membership would require unanimous backing from the Security Council, and the US would veto such a move. Haley, who was joined at the United Nations by Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner and special Mideast e...

Volvo V60 official details revealed and now comes with advanced tech

Thankfully Volvo survived and is on a roll, a seven-percent boost to sales resulting in production exceeding half a million cars in 2017 and China alone (Volvo's biggest market) seeing a 25.8 per cent year on year increase. Both of these gas engines ...

Google Assistant is now built into the Nest Cam IQ indoor camera

The device is now basically a mini Google Home with a camera on top. The Cam IQ will get the Google Assistant via an update to the Nest app, and while it's now the only product in Nest's lineup to support this feature, it's expected to expand t...

Poor iPhone X Sales Prompt Samsung To Slash OLED Panel Production

The new target will reduce production at the plantĀ to around 60% of the original plan. Instead of producing 45 to 50 million panels between January and March, the South Korean tech giant will be making closer to 30 million, Nikkei reported Tuesd...

Assassin's Creed Origins Adds Game Plus With Discovery Tour Mode Today

As you'd expect, new game plus lets you start fresh without loosing your character progression. What carries over into New Game +? Activities tied to progression are reset, so things like Trials of the Gods and the Hippodrome won't be available u...

Sexual exploitation is widespread in the global aid sector, United Kingdom lawmakers told

The British charity's Chief Executive Mark Goldring told a parliamentary committee in London that 16 of the cases related to its global operation. Goldring also said that the charity has received allegations of 26 new misconduct violations since ...

Google Pay gives Android Pay a new wallet

Those of you who look to use Google Pay online will notice new branding there as well with the icon being changed to a "Buy with G Pay" button. The company launched Google Wallet several years ago before folding it and launching Android Pay .

Massive storm on Neptune is mysteriously shrinking, but why?

And it probably stinks: "The dark spot material may be hydrogen sulfide, with the pungent smell of rotten eggs". In all, only five of these dark spots have ever been documented on Neptune , the farthest planet from the Sun, with the most recent one ...

IOS 11 tips and tricks for business professionals (free PDF)

The first tech site to detect the bug was the Italy-based Mobile World , which claims that it has tested the glitch several times on systems powered by the iOS 11.2.5. You just need to go to the trouble of installing iOS beta 11.3, which addresses t...

Google Images: Search Engine Removes the View Image Button, Here's Why?

Google said it had removed some features from image search, including the "view image" button . The View Image button was used by millions & billion of Google users around the globe. The decision about the change was likely made in response...

Mike Pereira: Eagles were in illegal formation on Philly Special

On Friday, Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson blasted the " Patriot Way" during an interview on Barstool Sports' "Pardon My Take" podcast , claiming there is no joy that comes with playing in New England. "We're like, yeah, they could be having a p...

Google's Project Fi now supports more than 170 global destinations

Phone calls outside of the USA are billed at 20 cents per minute and are not included in Bill Protection . New countries where service is now available include the likes of Belize and Myanmar. Depending on how you count, there's just under 200 coun...

A Newly Discovered iOS Bug Can Crash Your iPhone

Additionally, despite this, Kuo believes that this phone will be Apple's most successful iPhone this year and estimated sales around 100 million units. Specifically, it involves receiving another message without that character. The bug also s...

Gmail Go is the lightweight Android email app you can't have

Technically, you should also be able to add their voice to Google Home through the Family Link app (follow the instructions here) so that they get age-appropriate results when they talk to your smart speakers. Gmail Go has just been launched on the...

Microsoft might not fix Skype vulnerability in the immediate future

Security researcher has revealed that a potential attacker could exploit the "functionality of the Windows DLL loader where the process loading the DLL searches for the DLL to be loaded first in the same directory in which the process binary resides ...

Trump Administration Budget Aims Lunar Exploration

Donald Trump administration has announced next year's budget estimate for National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) which focuses on the return of Americans to the Moon with a goal to send humans to Mars. "It's imperative, it's critical...

Qualcomm Snapdragon X24 LTE modem sampling started

X50 modems are expected to hit commercial devices in the first half of 2019 . Because of this, the first couple generations of 5G phones will still rely, at least in part, on LTE connections (just as phones now occasionally switch over to 3G when ...

THQ Nordic Buys Saints Row, Metro, Dead Island Owner, Koch Media

THQ Nordic has bought Koch Media in a deal worth 121 million euro. In a press release , THQ Nordic explained that it has no plans now to restructure Deep Silver, which likely means that various studio jobs are safe. "I strongly believe that THQ No...

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Dinosaurs weren't the only creatures wiped out by asteroid strike

Looking at fossilized pollen grains and spores of ferns, and knowing that after the crash fires over fires started to spread all over the Earth , causing perpetual nights from t...

Subtropical Storm Alberto Heads Toward Gulf Coast

Some areas may get more , others less. Highs Sunday are expected to range from the low to mid 70s across the north to the low to mid 80s here in the Lehigh Valley and across sou...

Carbon Emissions Found to Lower Nutritional Value of Rice

The basic mechanism here could involve other plants and other food staples, said Chuck Rice, a professor of Agronomy at Kansas State University who commented on the study for t...

Planetary scientists suggest that Pluto was put together from a billion comets

Methane is shown in purple, nitrogen in yellow, carbon monoxide in green, and water ice in blue. "This research builds upon the fantastic successes of the New Horizons and Roset...

Impressive Simon Yates on the cusp of securing Giro d'Italia glory

At least three times during this day Luis Leon was in different breakaways , the last one was neutralized with just 10 kilometers to go, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press...

Cohen received $400,00 to arrange Trump meeting with Ukrainian president

Poroshenko sought an audience with Trump and directed confidantes to orchestrate it, according to the report , using the Chabad house as a channel to reach Cohen and, through him,...

What Will Maduro's Re-election Mean for Venezuela?

If Trump doesn't stop buying oil from Venezuela , why should we take economic measures against Maduro? Even before the election took place, the US, Canada, the European Union ...

U.S. employee suffers brain injury in China after 'abnormal sounds'

The embassy, which issued a health alert to Americans living in China, said it could not link the case to health issues suffered by USA government staff in Cuba dating back to...

Why TN is protesting against Sterlite in Tuticorin

Reports say that the police opened fire at around 12:50 pm when they manhandled a freelance photographer's camera and snatched the memory card. However, everything turned futile, ...

Mobile Announces New BOGO Smartphone Deal

And when traveling, you'll get free texting all flight long and a free hour of smartphone Wi-Fi on Gogo-equipped domestic flights, plus free data roaming in 140+ countries and des...

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Israel Refuses to Cooperate with UN Commission of Inquiry on Gaza

Israel Refuses to Cooperate with UN Commission of Inquiry on Gaza

The latter has also routinely been threatened by the United States and Israel not to make any moves in the ICC. Israel said it took a "severe view" of the Palestinian request ...

Global investigators probing Malaysia's 1MDB corruption case have a new ally: Malaysia

Global investigators probing Malaysia's 1MDB corruption case have a new ally: Malaysia

This task force met for the first time on Tuesday and will focus on bringing back funds and assets, as well as taking criminal action on those involved in wrongdoing in 1MDB unde...

OnePlus Bullets Wireless Earphones launched in India for Rs 3999

OnePlus Bullets Wireless Earphones launched in India for Rs 3999

The company has also launched OnePlus Bullet Wireless earphones as well. The $529 model is the mirror black variant with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The customers and fan...

U.S. regulators begin Tesla crash investigations

U.S. regulators begin Tesla crash investigations

The company set up a unit in China this month, taking a step closer to producing electric vehicles in the country and setting up its first gigafactory outside the U.S. The driver h...

Battlefield V Is This Year's Battlefield Game

Battlefield V Is This Year's Battlefield Game

Last week, EA and DICE hid the reveal date for Battlefield 2018 inside a cleverly crafted Battlefield 1 Easter Egg . To find out more make sure to check out the live reveal ...

Scientists have found the growing black hole

Scientists have found the growing black hole

If placed at the centre of the Milky Way, the galaxy that contains our solar system, this black hole will be 10 times brighter than a full moon and the brightest of all stars. Wolf...

YouTube Music rumored to launch on Tuesday along with rebranded YouTube Premium

YouTube Music rumored to launch on Tuesday along with rebranded YouTube Premium

But like the recently revamped Google News, YouTube Music will offer personalized playlists based on data that Google/YouTube already has on you, with a pinch of AI, of course....

Mercedes' bosses want to see my contract extension: Hamilton

Mercedes' bosses want to see my contract extension: Hamilton

But despite his growing confidence and an increased "synergy" with the vehicle , Hamilton was careful not to overstate the significance of his second successive win. The incident t...

Steve Wynn's damaged $70 million Picasso pulled from Christie's sale

Steve Wynn's damaged $70 million Picasso pulled from Christie's sale

For " Le Marin ", Christie's had assured the seller of a minimum price and found a third-party guarantor to bid for the piece at auction. Christie's reports in a news release t...