Friday May 26-th, 2017

Audi Recalls 500000+ Vehicles

Faulty coolant pumps that can overheat and cause fires were installed in more than 342,800 Audi A4s, A5s, A6s and Q5s produced in or after 2012. The Four-Ring brand is recalling select 2013 to 2017 model-year A5 coupe, A5 Cabriolet and Q5 SUVs equi...

Iraqi MPs call for retaliatory ban on U.S. citizens

The White House did not immediately release details on the order Trump signed, but a draft of the order called for suspending the issuing of visas to people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for at least 30 days. Protesters we...

Leaked! Samsung Galaxy S8 Smartphone Images Specification Features Price Leaked! Samsung Galaxy S8 Smartphone Images Specification Features Price

There's just more screen real estate. The flagship phones may come with even larger screens than Galaxy Note 7's 5.7-inch screen. It is also immediately apparent that there is no physical home button. That's later than Samsung's usual end-of-Febr...

Kyocera rafre: Washable Android smartphone with 'body soap resistance' Kyocera rafre: Washable Android smartphone with 'body soap resistance'

While other smartphone vendors are boasting about water-resistant or waterproof smartphones, Kyocera has gone a step ahead and suggested that users can wash their smartphone with water and soap. The device comes with phase detection auto-focus and au...

Google parent Alphabet profit edges up, revenue surges Google parent Alphabet profit edges up, revenue surges

Alphabet's reported revenue is up 22 percent from the same period a year earlier. "If you look above that, it's business as usual", said analyst James Wang of ARK Investment Management. The growth in revenue of this " Other Bets " section is import...

Gmail Will Start Blocking Javascript Attachments By Feb. 13 Gmail Will Start Blocking Javascript Attachments By Feb. 13

As many malware distributors use weaponized JS SPAM attachments to distribute and infect victims with ransomware and other infection, this restriction will definitely be helpfuly. Now there are 31 attachments that are being blocked in in Gmail , whi...

Starbucks Blames Restaurant Slump as It Reins in Sales Forecast Starbucks Blames Restaurant Slump as It Reins in Sales Forecast

While revenue was up 6.7% year over year, it was about 2% lower than the consensus analyst estimate for the quarter, per analyst estimates compiled by Thomson Reuters . Teacher Retirement System Of Texas has invested 0.47% of its portfolio in Sta...

Apple Sets iPhone Sales Record In India

But smartphone shipments in the market grew a healthy 18% on year in 2016 during which global smartphone market grew by a modest 3%, said the market research firm. "Local brands' target customers typically buy in cash and from independent retailers",...

WhatsApp Now Lets You Queue Up Messages for Sending When Offline WhatsApp Now Lets You Queue Up Messages for Sending When Offline

Storage space allocation for every chat is now also visible on WhatsApp, so that the user remains informed about the chats which hoard the most storage on the phone and hence make it easier to conserve space. Anxious about those hundreds of GIFs and ...

Xbox boss 'really happy' on Project Scorpio's progress

Even so, developers making games for Microsoft's souped-up Xbox need to know what they're working with, and through those documents we can gain some insight into what we're heading for this fall. The Xbox One's ESRAM is gone in Project Scorpio, a fea...

Security will be front and center with Windows Defender Security Center

Windows 10 is set to get an incredibly useful new battery option. Windows Defender Security Center will bring all of the security protections provided by Windows 10 into one place making it easier for users to view and control the security protec...

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided 'A Criminal Past' DLC launches February 23

It tells the story of Adam Jensen's first mission with Task Force 29, reports GameSpot . The mission: to make contact with another operative who went in before him and has since "gone dark", and retrieve the information he carries. Eidos Montreal pr...

Amazon's Echo just got a huge and hilarious 'Star Trek' Easter egg

Oddly enough, the update to enable the new word has been rolling out slowly and intermittently for just over a week now , but apparently only a few people noticed it . That's right, you can turn on the robot assistant by calling it a computer ...

I Am Setsuna for Switch launches March 3

Announced through a press release, I am Setsuna will include new features exclusive to the Switch version, including "Temporal Battle Arena", where players can enjoy thrilling battles against other players' parties. I Am Setsuna was also released ...

Galaxy Note 7 fires caused by oversized, faulty batteries — Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fires caused by oversized, faulty batteries — Samsung

The findings were finalized after Samsung worked with at least three quality-control and supply-chain analysis companies in the investigation. Initially, Samsung said it found a small error in the manufacturing process for some of the batteries i...

White supremacist Richard Spencer sucker-punched during TV interview White supremacist Richard Spencer sucker-punched during TV interview

Spencer popularized the term "alt-right". It's like Nazi-punching-meme-Christmas (if you celebrate Christmas)! He later posted on Twitter that there was "no serious damage" but said he can't hear well out of the ear where he was hit and may have ...

Interior Department Reactivates Twitter Accounts After Temporary Ban Interior Department Reactivates Twitter Accounts After Temporary Ban

The second tweet was from Anne Trumble, who charged that the White House.gov pages on civil rights, climate change, and immigration had been " scrubbed clean". Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Geological Survey. The Park Service, for instance, has...

After Standoff, Gambia Awaits Arrival Of Its New President

Jammeh who had initially conceded defeat in the December election went against his word later saying that the vote was marred with irregularities which he submitted in a petition to the Supreme Court. The force will remain in the country "until such ...

South Korea's culture minister arrested over blacklist of artists

Prosecutors accuse her of creating the vast catalogue to starve the artists of government subsidies and private investments and place them under state surveillance. The independent counsel's plan to question Choi as a bribery suspect appeared to be a...

Hillary Clinton Arrives at the Capitol for Donald Trump's Inauguration Hillary Clinton Arrives at the Capitol for Donald Trump's Inauguration

Trump´s inauguration - for which she dressed in a streamlined ivory coat and trousers - marked her first high-profile public outing in months. For the sake of America, we the people - women, immigrants, minorities, LGBT and all Americans - must str...

President Trump signs executive order to gut Obamacare President Trump signs executive order to gut Obamacare

It was no secret before Trump signed the executive order that he wanted the Affordable Care Act repealed, and all of these changes were possible before it was signed. Hours after taking the oath of office, President Donald Trump followed up on ...

Ford Mustang Convertible Partially Drops Days After Coupe

And like the GT model, there will be plenty of room for customization, thanks to three new paint colors and twelve different wheel options to choose from. For the first time the entire Mustang line will feature all- LED front lights including signatu...

Apple reportedly planning 3 new tablets for 2017

Apple has already assigned its secondary suppliers to procure components for its upcoming entry-level iPad. The three devices are in the models of 9.7-inch, a 10.5-inch, and a 12.9-inch. Last year, Apple CEO Tim Cook responded to shareholder conce...

Jets owner Johnson is Trump's pick as United Kingdom ambassador

It's not an unprecedented move for the United States, which previously had Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney serve as the country's ambassador to Ireland from 2009 to 2012. Johnson, who has owned the Jets since 2000, will likely be giving up...

Arizona G Allonzo Trier 'Shocked' To Learn Of Failed PED Test Arizona G Allonzo Trier 'Shocked' To Learn Of Failed PED Test

Arizona has 13 games remaining in the regular season. Then again, Trier did appeal the decision and that's where things get interesting- Trier won. As of now, Trier has no timetable to return and appears to be at the mercy of whenever the drug deci...

RI National Guard sends 150 members as inauguration support

Kansas' military will be represented as President-Elect Donald Trump is sworn-in on Friday. "Partnering with local, federal security and public safety agencies during the 58th Presidential Inauguration is just one more example of how the Oregon Nat...

Nioh's third and final free pre-release trial is this weekend Nioh's third and final free pre-release trial is this weekend

According to the Japanese PlayStation Blog page , the Nioh beta will also feature multiplayer even for those who don't have a PS Plus subscription. This trial is another chance to obtain the rewards from alpha and beta demos, too. Be warned howe...

McLaren teases its 650S successor McLaren teases its 650S successor

The upcoming replacement for the company's capable 650S supercar is said to have a staggering 50 percent more downforce than the outgoing model, thanks in part to a full-length rear wing and active aero tricks. "The second-generation McLaren Super ...

Trump blasts intel community again for dirty dossier Trump blasts intel community again for dirty dossier

In the interview with Fox & Friends, host Ainsley Earhardt asked Trump about the latest installment of his feud with the intelligence community, the spat with Brennan. Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan brushed off Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump's D...

Microsoft Cortana Gets Beta Update on Android Microsoft Cortana Gets Beta Update on Android

And as it turns out, the company continues to improve Cortana on Android, the new feature that will be available soon on the Android lock screen. Microsoft is bringing Cortana to the Android lock screen, the feature will apparently be added to An...

Resident Evil 7 to support Xbox Play Anywhere Resident Evil 7 to support Xbox Play Anywhere

Today, Phil Spencer announced on Twitter that "RESIDENT EVIL 7 biohazard" will be available as an Xbox Play Anywhere title when it launches on January 24. To get into even more specifics, it's the very first third party AAA game in the program- bot...

Amazon Will Soon Begin Accepting Food Stamps For Grocery Purchases

The new program will allow participants of Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program, simply known as SNAP, which is the new name for food stamps , to purchase their groceries online at several different merchants. Retailers with multiple states liste...

After Sushma Swaraj, Finance Ministry Official Shaktikanta Das Asks Amazon "To Behave"

Amazon has sparked condemnation from its Indian customers after it listed flip flops for sale with Mahatma Gandhi's face printed on them. "Amazon, better behave. In his tweets sent today, Shaktikanta Das said that he commented as he "sometimes ge...

INJUSTICE 2 Story trailer: The Lines are Redrawn

Just random, unrelated trivia, I promise. Take a look at the trailer here... It's been over six months since the announcement trailer for Injustice 2 debuted online so to keep it fresh in our minds, Warner Bros. So, with Injustice 2 , they've in...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify today in $2bn Oculus lawsuit

Zenimax said it and id Software, the company behind Doom , "welcome the opportunity" to present what it claims is "substantial evidence" against Facebook and Oculus in the case. Representatives from Zenimax media, owner of Id and chief plaintiff, ...

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