Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

Google Assistant is the equivalent to Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa. That still requires one more step to get to than Siri. Artificial intelligence is being woven into Google's free Gmail service, used by more than a billion people, for features... More..

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SC teen dies after drinking too much caffeine, coroner rules

He later collapsed at his high school and died. Additionally, Davis was completely healthy, with no undiagnosed heart condition or other conditions that could have triggered by his high caffeine intake. Wat...More..

Google shifts mobile focus to apps and digital assistant
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google shifts mobile focus to apps and digital assistant

While the specifics are still to be confirmed Google also mentioned on stage that more of the Google Assistant Actions would be moving onto the phone. The most impressive one will be integration with the newly ...More..

Splatoon 2 Unveils Its Colorful, Completely Crazy Single Player Campaign
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Splatoon 2 Unveils Its Colorful, Completely Crazy Single Player Campaign

As promised, the Splatoon 2 trailer did make its appearance and showed off a lengthy two minutes of new single player footage. As mentioned, you can now wield a greater variety of weapons in the single play...More..

So what's gonna happen to all that WannaCry Bitcoin ransom?
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

So what's gonna happen to all that WannaCry Bitcoin ransom?

Europe and Russian Federation were hit particularly hard, before its advance was slowed when a security researcher in the United Kingdom stumbled on a web domain hidden in the malware's code. The attack is al...More..

Computers in Andhra Pradesh secretariat hit by cyber attack
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Computers in Andhra Pradesh secretariat hit by cyber attack

Go to the website and click on your Windows version to download the security patch. "Still, the NSA can't be very proud of this". WannaCry could only successfully hijack systems without the March security up...More..

NA Takes Position in NVIDIA Co. (NVDA)
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

NA Takes Position in NVIDIA Co. (NVDA)

The share price of the stock plunged -22.44% for the year. Jennison Associates LLC increased its position in NVIDIA by 36.6% in the third quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 1,055 shares of the compute...More..

Fresh Fairfax offer fires up bidding war
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Fresh Fairfax offer fires up bidding war

The bid was for between $1.225 and $1.250 a share in cash, and assumes the company pays shareholders no dividends. The offer is higher than TPG's revised bid of Aus$1.20 made on Monday, and values the publi...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Destiny 2 Gameplay Reveal Tomorrow

But things have been relatively light overall, save for some small details about how the PS4 and PC version of the game will interact with each other. That's ok, Destiny fans do have a lot to be excited for i...More..

SpaceX will help launch your loved one's ashes into orbit
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

SpaceX will help launch your loved one's ashes into orbit

Elysium Space partnered with launch company Spaceflight in November, and yesterday announced ashes will be aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 on Spaceflight's SSO-A rideshare mission. They'll blast off from Vandenberg Ai...More..

Poor Jeremy the snail can only sit and watch
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Poor Jeremy the snail can only sit and watch

The hope is that by mating two "left-handed" snails, scientists can zero in on the genes responsible for their altered body plan, as well as the human heart condition thought to affect one in 10,000 people. Two...More..

Starlets Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin Wary Of Gabon Threat
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Starlets Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin Wary Of Gabon Threat

Sunday's win marked Ghana's return to the championship after a four-year absence. In the other Group A match today, Guinea will square up against Cameroun at the same venue in Port Gentil. Winning the first m...More..

Scientists Take First Steps to Find Life on Proxima B
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Scientists Take First Steps to Find Life on Proxima B

Initial observations indicated the planet may lie in the habitable zone and, if it has an Earth-like atmosphere and structure, it could receive the right amount of light to sustain liquid water. The researchers...More..

Google's new Visual Positioning Service will guide you through indoor locations
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google's new Visual Positioning Service will guide you through indoor locations

Interestingly, this service isn't created to help you find your way around town or back home though, instead it can be used to located even more specific locations and even objects inside a business. It will al...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google planning to bring its Assistant to the iPhone

The new abilities announced Wednesday will also enable the Home speaker to control and interact with a variety of Whirlpool and Jenn-Air appliances later this year. Google's new Assistant and Home offerings a...More..

Pound to dollar exchange rate: Sterling SOARS amid Trump's Comey FBI scandal
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Pound to dollar exchange rate: Sterling SOARS amid Trump's Comey FBI scandal

However, since markets opened this week the pair has trended higher. The main reason for GBP AUD gains on Wednesday has been a drop in market appetite for risky currencies amid this week's rising political ji...More..

Who's to blame for ransomware attack?
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Who's to blame for ransomware attack?

Up till now, the global cyber-attack has affected more than 200,000 victims in 150 countries, which also includes India. When the National Security Agency lost control of the software behind the WannaCry cybe...More..

US would talk to N Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop: Haley
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US would talk to N Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop: Haley

Davis said the USA recently completed the deployment of the first battery to South Korea and that the system has achieved initial operating capability. The missile, which was identified as the country's new H...More..

Oculus Closes Story Studio
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Oculus Closes Story Studio

Rubin added that Oculus is "still absolutely committed to growing the VR film and creative content ecosystem". Oculus introduced it in 2015. "Lost " was the first one, which they showed at the launch duri...More..

Facebook facing fine over misleading WhatsApp review
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Facebook facing fine over misleading WhatsApp review

It was in August 2014 when Facebook informed that it wouldn't be able to establish "reliable automated matching between the two companies' user accounts", but today this is technologically feasible according to...More..