Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Elon Musk and Uber CEO to join Trump advisory team Elon Musk and Uber CEO to join Trump advisory team

The president-elect and a number of high-profile Silicon Valley executives - including Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, and Apple's Tim Cook - convened at Trump Tower on Wednesday for a genial gathering, during which Mr. Trump maint...

GM to begin testing autonomous cars on Michigan public roads GM to begin testing autonomous cars on Michigan public roads

GM said it has begun testing a fleet of autonomous Chevrolet Bolt electric cars in Warren, MI, with human backup drivers, although the new laws permit testing without humans in the driver's seat. The test will expand to Detroit in the coming mont...

Twitter isn't actually killing Vine, will relaunch the app as 'Vine Camera' Twitter isn't actually killing Vine, will relaunch the app as 'Vine Camera'

Once Vine Camera is live, users will no longer be able to download their Vines via the app. Finally, all Vine users can now download their Vines via the app or the Vine website . Either way, though, there's no way to save any VMs or comments...

Facebook will be flagging fake news, Report Facebook will be flagging fake news, Report

The new features, rolled out to select US users this week, add options for readers and third-party fact checkers to flag articles, tweak Facebook's algorithm and provide more restrictions on advertising. We're excited about this progress, but we know...

Twitch launches IRL, a channel dedicated to vlogging Twitch launches IRL, a channel dedicated to vlogging

Channels can now include " updates and discussions about one's life and channel, as well as personal highlights from events and trips, such as TwitchCon and places overseas". Along with the IRL feature, it would seem that Twitch will also be laun...

Nikki Haley on Roof verdict: 'Justice has been served'

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says she hopes the families of the nine black people shot to death at a Charleston church and the survivors of the massacre can find some peace after Dylann Roof's conviction. During trial, multiple authorities testi...

John Legend 'disappointed' with Kanye West over Donald Trump meeting John Legend 'disappointed' with Kanye West over Donald Trump meeting

And I think Kanye was a publicity stunt . "I don't think it's impossible to talk to him about issues", Legend said of the prospect of speaking with the reality-star-turned-politician. Legend, who is affiliated with West's label G.O.O.D. Separate...

LG will be showing off its new HDR monitors at CES

Further, it supports the latest HDR10 standard, which makes it a little more future-proof than some of its competitors. Specifically this monitor is claimed to offer 95 percent of the DCI-P3 colour space. "From high-resolution displays compatible w...

City warns residents against using tap water until further notice City warns residents against using tap water until further notice

Officials are telling residents to use only bottled water until the safety of the tap water can be confirmed. Corpus Christi spokeswoman Kim Womack said at a news briefing Thursday that the water will be provided at various locations in the city of...

Final Xbox One S vs PlayStation 4 Christmas Deals

Using Dropbox as a storage center for downloaded video content, where you save the files to your Dropbox using your PC and then watch them via your Xbox One, without taking up storage space on either of your hard drives, sounds like a slick way of ...

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare offers free five-day trial period Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare offers free five-day trial period

They returned in Black Ops 3 and this year's Infinite Warfare , so perhaps it was inevitable that they would eventually turn up in Modern Warfare Remastered . The title is just about a month old, too, so this came fast. Modern Warfare Remaster...

Ben Affleck Talks About Dating Jennifer Lopez During 'Gigli' Days Ben Affleck Talks About Dating Jennifer Lopez During 'Gigli' Days

Actor Ben Affleck attends the Project Greenlight Season 4 Winning Film premiere "The Leisure Class" presented by Matt Damon , Ben Affleck , Adaptive Studios and HBO at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Will Super Mario Run be Bigger Than Pokémon Go? Will Super Mario Run be Bigger Than Pokémon Go?

The idea of Nintendo making mobile games used to terrify me. However, the way the game plays is very different to any previous Mario title from Nintendo . Visually, Mario's mobile debut falls mostly in line with other 2D Marios. The on...

Adobe fixes actively exploited critical vulnerability in Flash Player

For those that do, users will be prompted whether they want Flash to run on that site. But not much. Microsoft says that as of next year some time "Sites that support HTML5 will default to a clean HTML5 experience". The update is due to roll out to t...

IBM goes to Trump Tower pledging 25000 US hires IBM goes to Trump Tower pledging 25000 US hires

She said IBM meant to invest $1 billion in the training and development of USA employees over the next four years. "We are hiring because the nature of work is evolving", Rometty said. The IBM jobs investment news came before the highly anticipat...

First Amazon Prime Air drone delivery lands in UK

A little over three years ago, on a 60 Minutes TV show segment , Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that drones would very soon deliver packages up to five pounds right to a customer's doorstep in a half an hour, tops. Until companies can prove to th...

ExxonMobil chief is USA secy of state ExxonMobil chief is USA secy of state

John McCain of Arizona recently described Putin as a "thug, bully, and a murderer" and said he anxious that Tillerson's "enormous deals" with Russia "would color his approach to Vladimir Putin and the Russian threat". Marco Rubio , R-Fla., on Tuesd...

Microsoft to release translator app in AI race against Google Microsoft to release translator app in AI race against Google

When you place a call, the person on the other end will hear a recording in the target language explaining what on earth is going on, and then the service will connect you. Skype Translator was available up until now only to individuals making...

NASA Saturn Probe Beams back first Images from new Orbit NASA Saturn Probe Beams back first Images from new Orbit

The craft sent some incredible pictures as it passed near the outer edges of Saturn's main rings. Cassini will continue its ring-grazing orbits until April 22 of next year, where it will then begin its descent toward the planet's surface.

Head of Facebook's Oculus steps down to lead new PC VR unit

As part of the shake-up, CEO Brendan Iribe is stepping down to head up what sounds like product development of the Rift part of the business, and there will be a search for a new CEO. Luckey went silent in September after The Daily Beast publis...

Leicester loses away again, 1-0 at Bournemouth

Lewis Cook won't be available for this match as he is undergoing a treatment for his foot injury. Junior Stanislas has failed to overcome his ankle problem in time for the clash, while midfielder Andrew Surman will miss out again due to his continu...

Snow, freezing rain, rain make for messy morning commute Snow, freezing rain, rain make for messy morning commute

Temperatures will drop dramatically tonight , and highs will be in the single digits by Thursday . Snow began falling Sunday afternoon, but by Monday morning a warm front moved in, switching it to rain for the majority of the tri-state.

Nigerian church collapses, at least 100 killed Nigerian church collapses, at least 100 killed

In his words: "I want to convey the sorrows and sympathies of the government and people of Cross River State to the Brethren of the Reigners' Bible Church affected by the regrettable incident as well as the people of Akwa Ibom State". The church buil...

Mysterious barnacle-covered object washes up on NZ beach

A perplexed Ms Doubleday posted her photos on the Muriwai and Waimauku Area Community Group to see if anyone knew what it could be. A massive object covered in barnacles of an alien-like appearance has washed up on a New Zealand beach and has c...

AIADMK urges Sasikala to take over party reins

Annadurai and late Chief Minister MGR. She imbibed the thoughts and working style of Jayalalithaa by being with her for over 30 years. A host of state ministers, including Dindigul C Srinivasan and Electricity Minister P Thangamani expressed simila...

Pokemon Go Now Lets You Transfer Multiple Pokemon at Once

To use this function, press and hold on a Pokémon. For buddy Pokemon , the new update includes a total candy county that can be found in the buddy information screen. So once you're done training in the Starbucks gym, you can go make an appointm...

Magnitude 5.0 quake strikes near Ferndale, California

The National Tsunami Center reports no danger of tsunami at this time. She compared the experience to being "like you were on a boat". Another 3.5 magnitude natural disaster hit a similar spot in January, with SF Gate reporting the quake had struck...

Dinosaur Tail Feather Found Encrusted In the Piece Of Amber Dinosaur Tail Feather Found Encrusted In the Piece Of Amber

Fragments of dinosaur-era bird wings have been found preserved in amber before but this is the first time part of a mummified dinosaur skeleton has been discovered, McKellar said. The feather of the bird you see out your window today has a centra...

Rahul Gandhi talks of 'quake' when he speaks, BJP sees 'quackery' Rahul Gandhi talks of 'quake' when he speaks, BJP sees 'quackery'

The fresh attack from Rahul Gandhi comes a day after he told reporters that popular digital wallet Paytm was actually an acronym for "Pay to Modi". Referring to Gandhi's remark that if he is allowed to speak there will be an quake, Naidu asked what...

Mayawati hits back at Modi for blaming Opposition for Parliament blockade

On demonetisation, he said, “You must have seen that the government is after people who have stashed black money. "My government is committed to the welfare of the poor and we are determined to punish those who are indulging in cheating and corrupt...

Cousins leads Redskins over Eagles 27-22 Cousins leads Redskins over Eagles 27-22

Eagles WR Jordan Matthews and RB Ryan Mathews were back in the lineup after missing last week's game with ankle and knee injuries, respectively - Jordan Matthews said it was the first game he has ever missed, including Pop Warner. Cousins then conne...

Niall Horan tells grieving Louis Tomlinson his mum was an 'incredible person'

As well as 24-year-old Louis , Johannah was also mother to Lottie , 18, Felicite, 16, twins Daisy and Phoebe , 12, and two-year-old twins Ernest and Doris . 'It must be so much harder for her because I am living this fantastic life, whereas s...

Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) Earns "Overweight" Rating from Global Equities Research

Mr. Jonas maintained his Equal Weight rating with price target of $242, which represents a potential upside of 26% from current price level. Tesla Motors, Inc . Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given...

Australia wins toss, to bat 1st in final ODI vs New Zealand Australia wins toss, to bat 1st in final ODI vs New Zealand

The series has already been clinched by Australia after a 68-run victory in Sydney last Sunday and a 116-run win Tuesday in Canberra . New Zealand made two changes for Friday's day-nighter, with Jimmy Neesham missing out after a Marsh delive...

Authorities think escaped inmate stabbed police officer Authorities think escaped inmate stabbed police officer

Investigators have not directly linked Williamson to the officer's stabbing, but say he is wanted for questioning in connection with that incident. Columbia Police say the officer is recovering. It's not clear why he chose Wednesday as the day to esc...

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