Technology


Iran's president to meet with Putin; economic ties on agenda Iran's president to meet with Putin; economic ties on agenda
- March 29, 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani landed in Russia this afternoon (Monday) after being invited to Moscow by his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. He added that Tehran-Moscow ties would never be against the interests of any third country. (more...)
ABC News' Twitter Account Hacked Briefly By Pro-Trump Anti-Rapper Hoaxer ABC News' Twitter Account Hacked Briefly By Pro-Trump Anti-Rapper Hoaxer
- March 24, 2017

There is no confirmation the two were actually part of Lizard Squad as they also claimed to be Russian hackers. The news agency confirmed on Twitter that three of its Twitter accounts were hacked, but the issue was fixed. Numerous tweets were in Turkish and included references to Nazism. The tweets, another of which claimed rapper Tyler the Creator had died, were deleted within minutes. (more...)
Watch Rihanna React to Her Watch Rihanna React to Her "Bates Motel" Sex Scene
- March 23, 2017

About Rihanna's role, Cuse said that she "is playing a wholly different character than herself or her persona", he says. I said, "How about Rihanna? ", and Kerry said, "Oh, great". Rihanna left a signature look on her character as she sported fringes and rocked a bob of red hair that falls shortly on her shoulders. The show's official synopsis does not provide any hints about the identity of the special guest, but the episode title alone is proof that Rihanna's scenes as Marion ... (more...)
Microsoft Blocks Windows 7, 8 Updates On Latest Intel And AMD Systems
- March 18, 2017

The pace at which Microsoft has released bug-focused builds suggests that the Windows 10 Creators Update might arrive sooner than later. Instead, it was meant to avoid large automatic downloads in order to prevent Windows 10 updates from blowing through a user's bandwidth cap. (more...)
Jonjo O'Neill delighted with Minella Rocco's run in Cheltenham Gold Cup Jonjo O'Neill delighted with Minella Rocco's run in Cheltenham Gold Cup
- March 18, 2017

Djakadam had an interrupted preparation a year ago, he had a bad fall in the Cotswold Chase at Cheltenham in January in his prep race for the Gold Cup . But I reckon flamboyant owner Max McNeill's The Worlds End, an appropriately named animal given this is the final day of Cheltenham , can do the layers a huge favour in the latter and turn over Death Duty . (more...)
Mass Effect Andromeda Deluxe Edition Owners Get Extra Free Stuff in May Mass Effect Andromeda Deluxe Edition Owners Get Extra Free Stuff in May
- March 14, 2017

Among them is a tour of Andromeda's answer to the Normandy: the Tempest. That should help you decide if the game is for you when it comes out on the 21st. " Mass Effect: Andromeda " continues the story beyond the original "Shepard Trilogy", featuring improvements and changes to all of the mechanics the original series was known for. (more...)
SAP Offers Apps On GCP As Google Reveals Cloud Updates SAP Offers Apps On GCP As Google Reveals Cloud Updates
- March 10, 2017

Dr Fei Fei Li, the company's chief scientist for cloud and machine learning, announced the new technology. Google is building its first cloud region in Canada, which it says will allow businesses to keep sensitive data within the country while also speeding up services like machine learning that helps better analyze information. (more...)
CDC probes multistate listeria outbreak linked to contaminated cheese CDC probes multistate listeria outbreak linked to contaminated cheese
- March 10, 2017

The FDA issued a safety recall for all lots of Vulto Creamery's Ouleout, Miranda, Heinennellie, and Willoemoc soft wash-rind raw milk cheeses after they found Listeria monocytongenes contamination in the Ouleout cheese. "One illness was reported in a newborn", according to the CDC. The agency also cautioned restaurants not to serve the cheese and for retailers to avoid selling soft raw milk cheeses made by the Walton, New York creamery. (more...)
Poster For Game of Thrones Season Seven Online Poster For Game of Thrones Season Seven Online
- March 10, 2017

While details of the upcoming season are as scarce as always, a new poster teases a "fire vs. ice" theme. Two exciting "in production" clips also made the rounds on Twitter via fan accounts. Season 7 was delayed because the storyline required a longer period of shooting in winter conditions. At one point, Bran himself ( Isaac Hempstead Wright ) appeared to cheer people on. (more...)
At least 5 injured in 'rampage' axe attack in Germany At least 5 injured in 'rampage' axe attack in Germany
- March 10, 2017

Train services in the city were shut down and police have asked that the public stay away from the Dusseldorf main station where the attack occurred. In October, police say they prevented an attack on a Berlin airport by a Syrian refugee, 22-year-old Jaber al-Bakr. Bruno Macedo tweeted: "Man with axe chased by police in Dusseldorf". (more...)
US Production Model 2017 Honda Civic Type R (Finally!) Debuts in Geneva US Production Model 2017 Honda Civic Type R (Finally!) Debuts in Geneva
- March 08, 2017

And there's been an improvement in weight distribution, which Honda says will help make the Type R "deliver the most rewarding drive in the hot-hatch segment". Very interesting, as well, is how Honda will position the Civic Type R in the U.S. When it hits the market in late spring this year, it will be priced in the mid-$30,000 range, likely just underneath rivals like the VW Golf R, Ford Focus RS, and Subaru WRX STI. (more...)
Pricier Than the Priciest: This Is the Bentley Bentayga Mulliner Pricier Than the Priciest: This Is the Bentley Bentayga Mulliner
- March 04, 2017

The new Bentley Bentayga may already be one of the most luxurious SUVs on the market, but now it may have just cemented its place in the top ranks with the new Mulliner edition. The seats are finished with contrast stitching and unique Mulliner embroidery. Other interior features include a system Bentley calls mood lighting which comes with six options, illuminated Mulliner tread plates and the "highest quality audio system in the class", a 20-speaker system with a 1,950-watt, 21-channel ... (more...)
GDC 2017: LG Partners With Valve For New VR Headset For PCs GDC 2017: LG Partners With Valve For New VR Headset For PCs
- March 02, 2017

The company says that the new VR headset will use SteamVR Tracking technology, and possibly be built on the OpenVR platform. This is also not LG's first venture into virtual reality. It seems that Valve's long-term vision seems to be paying off as LG will be building its new VR headset basing it upon Valve's design. We've contacted LG and Valve for a comment. (more...)
Blackberry Lives On, Launches Last Smartphone 'KEYone' With TCL
- February 28, 2017

The device runs on Android 7.1, giving users access to the entire Google Play store and apps. Coming to the first major highlight of the device - the operating system. It is also, in all likelihood, the last BlackBerry phone with a physical keyboard. Usually, the Blackberry phones were all solid and had only the physical keys and a standard display that was non-touch. (more...)
Six top phones to watch out for at MWC 2017
- February 26, 2017

Nokia is believed to be releasing three other new handsets alongside the revamped 3310, with the cost of its re-launched version likely to be around £49. In a new vein, Nokia has got us spell-bound with a comeback of its classic 3310 GSM phone, which was produced way back in the year 2000. It also ranked high in battery life with as much as 245 hours on standby at only 900mAh battery capacity. (more...)
Telangana CM To Offer Jewels Worth Over ₹5 Crore To Tirupati Deity
- February 25, 2017

Nearly the entire Telangana government descended on the temple town in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday. Rao has repeatedly been criticised for the misuse of public money for his personal deeds. Moreover, it is not in the capacity of the head of a secular country to make public money available to any religious institution. This time, I got to visit along with Thatha (grand father KCR) and prayed for people's happiness in Telangana, AP & India. (more...)
Microsoft launches Skype Lite in India Microsoft launches Skype Lite in India
- February 24, 2017

Besides the desktop interface, there is also Project Sangam mobile app . Interestingly, Microsoft announced that both Skype Lite and LinkedIn will integrate with Aadhaar, India's big biometric identity scheme. The platform, which is still in a private preview stage, is yet to go public. The app is made for India, with the aim of transforming communications between individuals and businesses. (more...)
Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan
- February 22, 2017

He did not go into detail about what "compromise" needed to be found between Russian Federation and Ukraine to end the conflict, but said he believed the United States should play a major role in peace negotiations. The statement appeared to reflect Ukraine's uneasiness about the intentions of Trump, who has praised Putin and vowed to improve relations with Russian Federation. (more...)
United States detains Mexican man despite work permit United States detains Mexican man despite work permit
- February 17, 2017

Ramirez's lawyers claim that DACA dreamers were given the "reasonable expectation" that these work permits meant they could not be arrested and deported. Department of Homeland Security , under which immigration enforcement agents operate, said in a statement . He's now being held in Tacoma and is waiting to stand before an immigration judge for removal proceedings. (more...)
Street Fighter 2 on Switch Gets First-Person Hadoken Mode
- February 16, 2017

The game will also include two newly playable characters: Violent Ken and Evil Ryu. "The Final Challengers" is an upcoming fighting game developed by Capcom for the Nintendo Switch platform. Fans of the series can view over 250 pages of artwork including character sketches, background art, and more . Given the Joy-Con motion controllers being specified, it could be that the player will have to use motion controls to perform the move. (more...)