'DuckTales' Reboot Reveals David Tennant, All-Star Cast Singing Theme
- December 17, 2016

Times . I know, right!? Never in my wildest dreams would I have even thought to guess that the 10th Doctor himself would be a part of this project! To introduce the new voice cast, a video has been released showing the ensemble singing the show's memorable theme tune, which surely means we can expect that same song to play over the reboot's opening titles. (more...)
Jury returns guilty verdict in Dylann Roof trial
- December 16, 2016

The judge is still reading other charges. A handwritten list of locations Roof considered before choosing to attack parishioners at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. Williams mocked Roof for calling his actions fearless, saying the true bravery was in the black churchgoers who died trying to stop him. Defense lawyer David Bruck conceded Roof committed the slayings, but he asked jurors to look into his head and see what caused him to become so full of hatred, calling him a suicidal loner ... (more...)
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe unveiled; launch next year
- December 15, 2016

Moving away from the dashboard, the E-Class coupe gets fine leather upholstery as well as leather elements all around the cabin. The missing B-pillar is reminiscent of the S-Class, and a little of the older E-Class coupe remains in the glass ahead of the C-pillar. (more...)
GST rollout may miss deadline as government, states spar GST rollout may miss deadline as government, states spar
- December 13, 2016

So it is the core bill of the legislation. "There is one section which needs to be redrafted. one cross empowerment issue which we are leaving aside and therefore the discussion on the legislation and its approval of each section is moving satisfactorily". (more...)
Samsung to disable Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in recall effort
- December 13, 2016

The updates have been scheduled and announced in order to tell the remaining users and owners to take their safety on a serious note. The company also implemented a software restriction that would stop the phone from charging past 60 percent. (more...)
Myanmar: Dinosaur tail with feathers preserved in amber
- December 12, 2016

Xing contacted paleontologist Ryan McKellar of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in Regina, Canada, and the team used photographs taken through microscopes and computerized tomography scanning (computer-processed combinations of images taken by x-rays at different angles to reveal interior details of the fossil) to study the eight preserved vertebrae and their feathers . (more...)
Microsoft Banks On Windows To Revive PC Business
- December 11, 2016

There's always been speculation Microsoft will bring its popular Surface line to mobile with a "Surface Phone" and recent patents , even alleged photos , suggest this awaited device could be on the horizon. Microsoft is still leaning heavily on Intel for many parts of its Windows plans. Windows 10 being able to run on ARM-based devices opens up a lot of opportunities for the company. (more...)
Matt Terry is new favourite in closest final ever
- December 11, 2016

There has been so much support and love. And we just hope for the best; the best people come out third, the best people come out second and the best people win it. Sharon Osbourne put rumours of a feud with her act Saara Aalto to bed as the pair puckered up for a kiss. After a video showed huge crowds turning out to watch Aalto perform in her home city earlier in the week, judge Simon Cowell said: "I've never seen anything like that on X Factor before". (more...)
Polar Vortex Not Only Culprit for Frigid US December Polar Vortex Not Only Culprit for Frigid US December
- December 10, 2016

Meteorologists revealed this week the possible return of the weather phenomenon known as the polar vortex that brought temperatures in the Midwest and Northeast down to record lows in January 2014, resulting in unsafe conditions and widespread damages, Reuters reported Friday. (more...)
Carrier Union Chief Says He's Willing To Work With Trump
- December 10, 2016

Despite the endless ballyhooing of the Carrier job-saving deal that Trump and Pence have been touting as a win for Indianapolis's blue-collar workers, just 800 actual jobs were saved , with a whopping 2100 being exported from IN to China and Mexico. (more...)
American space legend John Glenn hospitalized in Ohio
- December 10, 2016

Glenn was the last surviving member of the group known as the Mercury Seven , the group of military test pilots selected in 1959 by NASA to become America's first astronauts. But Glenn's time in space wasn't over. JUST IN: Pres. Obama orders flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of John Glenn on the day he will be buried. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Exclusive Seasons Of Heaven Rivals Zelda
- December 09, 2016

AnyArts Production, an independent developer based in France, has announced Seasons of Heaven , a new adventure game coming exclusively to Switch. With GameCube support virtually nonexistent since Nintendo interred the Wii, many games not popular or commercially successful enough to warrant HD makeovers were buried with it. (more...)
Cortana for Android and iOS Gets Revamped; Now Available in the UK
- December 09, 2016

Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana is finally ready to make her bow in the UK. Cortana's new look brings a clean, simple design with the things you use most often, such as reminders or weather, front and center. Instead of being a voice assistant primarily, the new Cortana software offers enhanced reasons to use it over Google Assistant or Siri. The update is rolling out to Android devices this week through the Google Play Store , and the iOS app will get updated "in the coming weeks", ... (more...)
CEOs of AT&T, Time Warner to sell merger to skeptical Senate CEOs of AT&T, Time Warner to sell merger to skeptical Senate
- December 08, 2016

While Congress doesn't decide whether the merger proceeds, it has oversight of the regulators that do. Republican Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa, cited concerns that a merger of this size would concentrate too much power in the hands of one company and he anxious that it might affect freedom of the press. (more...)
SpaceX's 1st launch since rocket blast now bumped to January
- December 08, 2016

SpaceX plans to launch several Iridium communications satellites into space in early January , delaying its return to flight after a September 1 fireball destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket on a Florida, USA, launch pad. According to the investigators, the cause of the explosion may have been due to the freezing of the liquid oxygen fuel which triggered a chain of explosions subsequently. (more...)
Apple supplier Foxconn may increase US jobs
- December 08, 2016

If that is the case, the news could be a significant victory for Trump. The analyst said Hon Hai might be looking to build a "smart factory" with unmanned robots in the US, paving the way for the company to become a leading supplier for automobile and aerial applications in the long-term. (more...)
Wing Starfighter lands in Hollywood for Star Wars movie premiere
- December 08, 2016

The first of these new character experiences is a chance to come face to face with the Advanced Weapons Research Troopers. Seeing as how we're 11 days (10 if you're lucky and got an early ticket) away from the release of the movie, publicity stunts like this can probably be expected to increase in frequency. (more...)
Apple: More iPhone 6s Handsets Affected By Battery Issue
- December 07, 2016

Apple notes that some phones shut down "under normal conditions in order for the iPhone to protect its electronics", but that it would be releasing a software update next week to garner more information. Apple has even started out a replacement program through which it will be replacing batteries of the phones that are manufactured during September and October 2015. (more...)
Google hits renewable energy goal Google hits renewable energy goal
- December 07, 2016

With that said, Google's announcement comes ahead of most of the 83 companies in the RE 100 group that have announced a 100 percent renewable goal. In the wake of passage of a renewable portfolio standard a year ago, two Vermont cities have embraced solar power just as the bill is poised to take effect in 2017. (more...)
Canada finishes 13th at Dubai Sevens
- December 05, 2016

Osea Kolinisau responded for Fiji and Seremaia Tuwai brought the game level at 14-14 but further tries in the second half from Chris Dry and Seabelo Senatla sealed the title for the Blitzboks. The interim leader was gracious in defeat. Walsh happy to get away with the wins but knows the side will need to improve on day two of competition. (more...)