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Jun 24 2017

YouTube Unveils New Streaming Features at Vidcon

The details were shared by Susan Wojcicki , CEO in a blog post , who announced a number of updates such as VR, YouTube TV and other improvements at the VidCon; an...

Jun 23 2017

Google to end support for Android Market on Android 2.1 and lower

While this may prove mildly inconvenient for people clinging to old smartphones, what's more surprising is the fact that Google was still supporting the old app store. It...

Jun 23 2017

Stop what you're doing! Make music with the Google doodle

Keeping up with its tradition of celebrating iconic moments from the past and present, Google has today put up yet another interactive doodle on its homepage. His fil...

Jun 21 2017

McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea

Americans comprise about a fifth of all non-Chinese tourists to North Korea , tour operators say. Although Donald Trump tweeted during the campaign that similar dete...

Jun 20 2017

Cavaliers Working On Multi-Team Trade For Jimmy Butler

The Cleveland Cavaliers are targeting Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler according to reports. Yeah, we were ready for all the craziness of the National Basketbal...

Jun 20 2017

Microsoft explains Xbox One X's £449 price

Turn10's drive was to push for extreme graphical fidelity for the One X without sacrificing performance on earlier machines. If you're using PC, it would cost around $1,5...

Jun 20 2017

NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

NASA's Kepler space telescope team has identified 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and in the habitable zone of their star. These planets a...

Jun 18 2017

UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached

She is also trying to contain outrage at home over a London tower block fire which left at least 30 people dead. The political fallout of the fire, which began late at ...

Jun 18 2017

Walmart To Acquire Online Men's Clothing Retailer Bonobos

Now it's trying to catch up with Amazon , the clear leader in that space, while capturing a customer that's younger, urban, and more affluent than the one it already has...

Jun 15 2017

Michigan's health chief, four others charged with manslaughter over Flint water contamination

Three years after the beginning of the Flint water crisis , five MI officials are being charged with involuntary manslaughter . Michigan's health chief is one of f...

Jun 14 2017

Google hires Apple chip guru to make Pixel even better

Google's current Pixel phones rely on Qualcomm chips, but the company may be planning to ditch them going forward, considering it has over a dozen new SoC-related job ...

Jun 14 2017

Kerry says United States climate goals in reach despite Trump Paris pullout

Pruitt traveled to Italy alongside six top environment officials from the other G7 countries and participated in the opening session about climate action on Sunday before...

Jun 12 2017

Apple Unveils Powerful New iMac Pro

The 27-inch Retina display is not only 5K, but can also support 1 billion colours when switched on, making it flawless for video and image production. A new processo...

Jun 12 2017

IFixit Tears Down the New 2017 MacBook and 2017 MacBook Pro

I've had a new 15-inch MacBook Pro for about a day, and a 27-inch iMac is en route to my house as we speak. The latest iPad Pro offers a brand new 10.5-inch di...

Jun 09 2017

Full moon Friday night is known as the Full Strawberry Moon

Thursday's moon would also be this year's "smallest" Full Moon. This point will be occupied on June 8, and that's why the moon of June 9 will appear so small. The Apogee ...

Jun 07 2017

Uber dismisses over 20 employees after law firm's probe

Uber has faced allegations of misconduct this year , including a criminal investigation by the Justice Department for allegedly using software to trick regulators and av...

Jun 06 2017

Apple unveils $349 HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo, Google Home

Apple Inc on Monday introduced the HomePod, a voice-controlled speaker that can make music suggestions and adjust home temperatures, taking aim at Amazon .com Inc's Al...

Jun 06 2017

Ex-MMA Fighter 'War Machine' Receives Life Sentence For Sexual Assault, Kidnapping

Appearing before the court Monday, a tearful Mack said that she did not know how long of a sentence would make things "feel right", but that no amount will stop her fro...

Jun 06 2017

Apple follows Amazon and Google with smart speaker

Apple finally entered the home speaker market on Monday with the debut of a new Amazon Echo-rival. Claiming that it will do to your home what the iPod did to portabl...

Jun 03 2017

Warburton to lead Lions in New Zealand tour opener

The British & Irish Lions touched down in New Zealand this week as they prepare to take on the might of the All Blacks. Asked if his squad could shock this country,...