• Zimbabwe opposition leader dies in USA helicopter crash
Zimbabwe opposition leader dies in USA helicopter crash

The Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett, his wife Heather, pilot Jamie Coleman Dodd, and co-pilot Paul Cobb all died in the crash. Andra Cobb was frantic when she called for help, telling an emergency operator that a helicopter she was riding in with her father, longtime partner and others had crashed in a remote part of New Mexico and that ...

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"'Super Blue Blood Moon" visible January 31

It's all three - a super blue moon eclipse. Diana Harris attempted to break down the verse to correspond with the super blue blood moon phenomenon. If those two facts aren't enough for astronomy fanatics, add in a lunar eclipse . This only happens around once every six months. The next will be in 2032-2033.

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  • Google Mobile Search to Demote Slow-Loading Pages
Google Mobile Search to Demote Slow-Loading Pages

Of course, Google's end goal is to give a better experience for mobile users of its search engine. Google has been using site speed as a ranking factor for desktop search since 2010. "We encourage developers to think broadly about how performance affects a user's experience of their page and to consider a variety of user experience metrics", Wang...

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  • WhatsApp Business gives companies another way to communicate
WhatsApp Business gives companies another way to communicate

WhatsApp has always been used as an unofficial communication platform for business users, an attractive proposition due to its ease of set up and end-to-end encryption, despite some missing enterprise features. As such, it contains the usual functions you may expect from a business app. The app is same as WhatsApp App but with a handful of spe...

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  • Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after U.S. aid cut
Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after U.S. aid cut

Trump's aides initially debated whether to cut off all UNRWA aid, an unidentified United States official said, but those opposed argued that could further destabilise the region. are the biggest single source of support for the 68-year-old body, and other USA officials opposed an immediate and total suspension. The US president Donald Trump h...

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  • Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime 2018 to be available from January 2018
Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime 2018 to be available from January 2018

Although there are some Indian brands such as Micromax and Intex competing in the same segment, Chinese brands are more popular owing to their affordable prices and special offers. Samsung's latest budget phone has an interesting trick up its sleeve. These include the Micromax Canvas Infinity , InFocus Vision 3 and iVoomi i1 .

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  • 2017 top 3 warmest year: United States agencies
2017 top 3 warmest year: United States agencies

President Trump may have doubts about climate change , but a pair of new federal reports indicate that our planet's long-term warming trend continues - and that 2017 was one of the hottest years on record. "The most recent global temperature observations are in line with what we expected, both from our underlying theory, but also our model proje...

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  • Xiaomi confirms WhatsApp Obsolete issue is their own fault
Xiaomi confirms WhatsApp Obsolete issue is their own fault

Users just need to update WhatsApp using the Mi App Store or uninstall and install the app from the Play Store . WhatsApp said it is a third-party issue and today Xiaomi acknowledged the fault and said a fix is coming. The Chinese smartphone maker has accepted that this happened because of company's move of pushing out the Beta version...

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  • Apple and Google reroute employee shuttle buses after attacks
Apple and Google reroute employee shuttle buses after attacks

Five of the attacks happened in the morning and evening on Tuesday between Highway 84 in Woodside and Highway 85 in Cupertino. Buses for Apple and Google employees have been attacked by unknown assailants in San Francisco, leading to smashed windows thought to be caused by pellet guns.

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  • YouTube is taking down videos of people eating Tide pods
YouTube is taking down videos of people eating Tide pods

A spokesperson for the American Association of Poison Control Centers says that in the first 11 days of 2018, there had been 40 reported exposures to liquid laundry detergent pods by 13- to 19-year-olds, a group otherwise known as "should know better".

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  • New Mexico AG joins effort to keep net neutrality rules in places
New Mexico AG joins effort to keep net neutrality rules in places

However, the FCC's order bars state laws from contradicting the federal government's approach. The net neutrality rules were dismantled in a December vote led by Republican FCC Chairman Ajit Pai . The Congressional Review Act, which has been spearheaded by Democrats , has attracted 50 Supporters, including all 49 Democrats and Susan Collins, ...

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  • Apple Will Soon Allow Users to Disable Feature that Throttles iPhone Performance
Apple Will Soon Allow Users to Disable Feature that Throttles iPhone Performance

The update will warn or alert or better still, inform you when your iPhone is automatically reducing its performance in a bid to prevent unexpected shutdowns. Apple CEO , Tim Cook announced a very good news regarding battery issue which iPhone users were facing from sometime. It was added that, "So we want to do that, and in the situation.

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  • Ferrari Will Pair Its Upcoming SUV With An All-Electric Supercar
Ferrari Will Pair Its Upcoming SUV With An All-Electric Supercar

This is the first indication from the legendary Italian manufacturer of its plans to build an electric supercar, though in 2016 Marchionne did state that it's the company's vision to have hybrid models of every Ferrari vehicle by 2019. People are amazed at what Tesla did with a supercar: "I'm not trying to minimise what Elon did but I think it's do...

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  • Samsung Unveils 2018 Winter Olympics-Themed Note 8
Samsung Unveils 2018 Winter Olympics-Themed Note 8

The company is calling it PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition. The tech giant has announced that it will be supplying 4,000 Galaxy Note 8 devices to athletes and officials participating in the event. The device will also have pre-loaded PyeongChang 2018 themed wallpapers as well as pre-installed apps that users will find useful not j...

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  • Jio Rs 153 plan now offers 14GB extra data for JioPhone users
Jio Rs 153 plan now offers 14GB extra data for JioPhone users

Just last week, I was at a Jio gallery to check if the new 2018 plans had come into effect; more importantly to see if the store guys were updated about the changes in the Jio prepaid plans from 9th January. The move is targeted at putting Jio Phone users at par with regular smartphone users in terms of data consumption. This takes the total data v...

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  • Senate Democrats close to winning majority backing to reverse net neutrality rollback
Senate Democrats close to winning majority backing to reverse net neutrality rollback

But before you bemoan the end of net neutrality, a last minute war is being wagered in the Senate and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) now says Democrats in the Senate are a single vote away from restoring net neutrality. Doyle's bill, which will also need a majority to pass, has 82 co-sponsors. The Congressional Review Act gives the...

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  • Google Is About to Build Its Own Undersea Internet Cables
Google Is About to Build Its Own Undersea Internet Cables

Google recommends customers deploy applications across multiple zones and regions to help protect against unexpected failures. Google is also working with Facebook , subsea network manufacturer Aqua Comms, and industrial group Bulk Infrastructure on the Havfrue cable, which will connect the US east coast to Denmark and Ireland.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn's hard-left cronies tighten grip on Labour's ruling body
Jeremy Corbyn's hard-left cronies tighten grip on Labour's ruling body

The founder of Momentum, the left wing organisation, has been elected the body which runs the Labour Party as Jeremy Corbyn tightens his group on the party. "We are not supporting or calling for a second referendum". Corbyn's remarks followed President Donald Trump's decision to call off his planned United Kingdom trip for the opening of th...

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  • Emmanuel Macron pledges to protect Calais in Brexit talks
Emmanuel Macron pledges to protect Calais in Brexit talks

Interior Minister Gerard Collomb reiterated Tuesday that his government would ask Britain to take in more refugees from northern France and increase its funding. Under the agreement, illegal immigrants found in France can not enter Britain and are prevented from doing so by British border guards stationed in Calais.

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  • Aziz Ansari responds to sexual assault allegation
Aziz Ansari responds to sexual assault allegation

In a statement , he wrote: "In September of past year, I met a woman at a party. It is necessary and long overdue", the 34-year-old "Master of None" star said. Going by the pseudonym Grace , the woman goes on to call the date "the worst night of my life". If Mr. Ansari couldn't decipher this, it says more about his sense of sexual entitlement ...

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  • Is Your Portrait Stored in Any of World's Top Museums? Ask Google
Is Your Portrait Stored in Any of World's Top Museums? Ask Google

An app that is a delight for art and history lovers, one that allows users to take virtual tours of the world's most famous museums and galleries right within their mobile screens, one that is a well of knowledge and information on centuries-old art and cultural history.

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  • Arctic winds, hail and snow set to sweep UK
Arctic winds, hail and snow set to sweep UK

A wind warning has been put in place for Donegal , Galway , Mayo , Sligo , Clare , Cork , Kerry and Limerick . The warnings, which cover Central Scotland , Tayside, Fife, southern Scotland, Lothian and Borders, Strathclyde and Northern Ireland, are valid from 3pm on Tuesday until 8am on Wednesday.

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  • Google Chromecast Customers Report Wi-Fi Interruption Difficulty
Google Chromecast Customers Report Wi-Fi Interruption Difficulty

However, reports suggest that from past week Home and Cast users have been facing WiFi outage . During December of past year there were a number of different complaints on the forums of a number of different router manufacturers, covering nearly the full range of Google's offerings.

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  • Scribblenauts Showdown challenges you to have words with your friends in March
Scribblenauts Showdown challenges you to have words with your friends in March

The game also keeps the series classic art style and will allow players to customize how their character looks. Interactive Entertainment announced today. And also "Speedy" action-oriented games that require players to complete given challenges first in order to win the round. In Versus mode, two players can go head-to-head in more than 25 mini-g...

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  • Micromax Bharat GO to debut with Android Oreo Go Edition this month
Micromax Bharat GO to debut with Android Oreo Go Edition this month

Targeted at first-time smartphone buyers and mostly those with feature phones, Bharat Go promises to deliver optimized Android experience for millions of Indian consumers. Android Oreo (Go) is essentially made for entry-level Android smartphones with less than 1GB RAM and hence uses less storage space, less memory and still runs smoothly.

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  • Ford Will Invest $11 Billion In Electric Cars By 2022
Ford Will Invest $11 Billion In Electric Cars By 2022

From the 40 electrified vehicles Ford plans for its global lineup by 2022, 16 should be fully electric and the rest will be plug-in hybrids, executives said. Since then, however, Ford has becoming increasingly focused on electric and smart vehicles. "This $11bn you're seeing, that means we're all in now", he said.

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  • Kia Forte borrows cues from the Stinger
Kia Forte borrows cues from the Stinger

Design cues cribbed from the Stinger are evidenced in the front bumper, while the rear end's stumpy deck lid appears nearly Audi A3-ish and its tail-lamp LED graphics look like heavily inspired by Jaguar. Other technical changes include retuning of the electric-assist power steering, reworked suspension geometry to make the auto feel more nimbl...

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  • Apple CarPlay Coming Coming To Toyota, Lexus
Apple CarPlay Coming Coming To Toyota, Lexus

The CarPlay interface will be displayed on a 9 inch touchscreen. In all of 2017, Toyota sold a little more than 32,000 Avalons. Android Auto is normally found on cars alongside its rival but Toyota's press release makes no mention of Google's platform.

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  • Sporty 2019 Hyundai Veloster Stays Quirky
Sporty 2019 Hyundai Veloster Stays Quirky

Designed with input from studios in Seoul, South Korea, and Irvine, Cal., the Veloster hatchback retains its distinctive "two-plus-one" doors, with a third behind the front passenger for easier access to the rear seat. Outstanding cornering is further achieved via an available electronically-controlled N Corner-Carving Limited-slip Differential. ...

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  • Ford Ranger: F-150's Little Brother Comes Home
Ford Ranger: F-150's Little Brother Comes Home

Ford has unveiled the 2019 Ford Ranger , which is finally coming back to the U.S. With the success of the Chevy Colorado , Toyota Tacoma and even the upcoming new Nissan Frontier , Ford has finally made a decision to re-enter the midsize truck segment with a new Ranger .

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  • Again? Chance for snow back in the forecast for Alabama next week
Again? Chance for snow back in the forecast for Alabama next week

Thursday was 55 degrees, and Bak said it could get a few degrees warmer before the cold front moves through. We have a multi-faceted, highly impactful 24 hours of weather ahead with flooding rains followed by a flash freeze. Possible isolated to scattered power outages are also worth noting and preparing for. Freezing rain is when rain hits ...

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  • OnePlus 5T Lava Red Variant With 8GB RAM Launched In India
OnePlus 5T Lava Red Variant With 8GB RAM Launched In India

It now comes in Black, Grey, Lava Red colors and Star Wars Edition . A teaser on OnePlus India's Twitter handle now that the OnePlus 5T Lava Red variant is coming to India. It comes with 16 Megapixel Sony IMX398 sensor primary and 20 Megapixel Sony IMX376K sensor secondary rear camera with Dual LED flash. Connectivity options of OnePl...

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  • LG Reveals First 8K Resolution 88-Inch OLED TV Of The World
LG Reveals First 8K Resolution 88-Inch OLED TV Of The World

Hence, there is no need of elucidating the capability of LG to manufacture brilliant displays. However, no details on the price or release time were disclosed. To complement this announcement they have also announced an upgraded version of its Crystal Sound tech (seen in Sony's OLED TVs) that embeds speakers directly into the screen.

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  • Pornographic images found on children's games in Google Play store
Pornographic images found on children's games in Google Play store

Following an investigation by security firm Check Point, Google has deleted 60 games from the Play Store that were infected with a malicious bug, which among other things injected pornographic ads into games targeted at children. "We advise parents to verify that apps used by their children are categorized as 'Designed for Families" on Google Play'...

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  • Nintendo Direct Mini Unveils a Bunch of Upcoming Switch Games
Nintendo Direct Mini Unveils a Bunch of Upcoming Switch Games

There are also no RPG elements to be seen. This wave will include the battle character Blastoise along with Mew and Celebi as a support set. Wave one (January 31) will include new contender Aegislash and supports Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu.

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