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Turks in Pakistan challenge their expulsion order in court
- November 18, 2016

Erdogan made his remarks during his address to a joint session of Pakistan's Parliament in Islamabad , where he is now visiting alongside an accompanying official delegation. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has appointed a foreign policy advisor to the prime minister as ambassador to Israel , sealing the normalization of diplomatic relations after a partial rupture in 2010. (more...)
7 signs the news you're sharing is fake 7 signs the news you're sharing is fake
- November 18, 2016

Along these lines, other sites that pick up imposter baloney stories won't be flagged. To add to the baby steps taken by Google and Facebook , some individuals have recently taken the fight into their own hands by making extensions for Google Chrome that can automatically identify a potentially fake news source. (more...)
Ubisoft to deploy Watch Dogs 2 vagina patch Ubisoft to deploy Watch Dogs 2 vagina patch
- November 18, 2016

Watch Dogs 2 releases on PC on November 29. However, the carefree feel of "Watch Dogs 2" apparently caused the run-and-gun experience to be somewhat unorganized. As we mentioned earlier, seamless multiplayer functionality is now limited in-game, but for the most part, some of my most memorable moments in-game came when others would randomly join my world and start hacking me, in which I was forced to identify them and kill them before time ran out. (more...)
Snapchat has filed confidentially for its IPO Snapchat has filed confidentially for its IPO
- November 16, 2016

Snapchat aims to have more than $1 billion in revenue in 2017; earlier this year, Recode reported that the company aimed for a revenue target of $300 to $350 million for 2016. A Snapchat spokesperson declined to comment. Companies that generate less than $1 billion in annual revenue can file confidentially for an IPO. A source previously told Business Insider that Snap planned to IPO by late March at around a $25 billion valuation. (more...)
Google Photos gets legitimate photo editing tools Google Photos gets legitimate photo editing tools
- November 16, 2016

This simple method could help safeguard memories that would otherwise be left to deteriorate in boxes over time. Google says this approach helps eliminate glare that can mar attempts to digitize a print by simply photographing the whole photo. (more...)
Government is requiring hybrid, electric cars to make noise Government is requiring hybrid, electric cars to make noise
- November 16, 2016

The requirement will apply to all hybrid and "electric light vehicles with four wheels" and a "gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds or less". " With pedestrian fatalities on the rise, it is vitally important we take every action to protect the most vulnerable road users ", he said. Eric Bridges, director of the American council of the Blind, said it welcomed the adoption of the safety rule and said it would provide an "additional safety cue for all pedestrians who share the streets ... (more...)
Twitter expands 'mute' function to help tackle cyberbullying Twitter expands 'mute' function to help tackle cyberbullying
- November 16, 2016

Now Twitter is expanding it to notifications - enabling people to mute keywords, phrases, and even entire conversations. "We don't expect these announcements to suddenly remove abusive conduct from Twitter ", the company wrote. From the racist and sexist abuse hurled at "Ghostbusters" actress Leslie Jones to the vile messages sent to Jamie Bulger's mother blaming her for her son's death, there are countless examples of the social network being used to spread hate. (more...)
'We're not going anywhere': Millennials march against Trump 'We're not going anywhere': Millennials march against Trump
- November 15, 2016

More than 100 people had been arrested following days of protest in Portland, Oregon, police said on Monday. "We want our students to know they are not alone", Superintendent Michelle King said Monday. Trump initially denounced the protests against him, saying they were "incited" by the media but then reversed course on Friday and praised the demonstrators for their "passion for our great country". (more...)
Is It Really Better Than The Old Xbox One?
- November 11, 2016

This update is being made available today to a few users that have "provided the most feedback since the inception of the Xbox Preview Program". "Since UWP games on PC already support most Xbox features, including controllers, there will be a minimal amount of work involved when bringing PC UWP games to the Xbox consoles". (more...)
Police Kill Suspect in Arizona Officer's Shooting Death Police Kill Suspect in Arizona Officer's Shooting Death
- November 10, 2016

Reed leaves behind a wife and two children - a son and a daughter. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Erickson had been at large since the shooting but officers located him Tuesday evening. He was being called "armed and risky". Tuesday night, the Arizona Department of Transportation said U.S. 260 near Lake of the Woods Resort is closed in Lakeside due to a police incident, which DPS later said was related to the search for Erickson. (more...)
Samsung, after phone recall, recalls 3M washing machines Samsung, after phone recall, recalls 3M washing machines
- November 05, 2016

There have been reports of nine injuries including a broken jaw , injured shoulder and other fall-related injuries. Kaye said washing machine lids aren't "secured enough based on a design failure". The latest product recall adds to the global crisis that Samsung is facing, diminishing the company's brand value, and raising concerns over its quality assurance measures. (more...)
Eurozone economy grows at muted rate as inflation picks up Eurozone economy grows at muted rate as inflation picks up
- November 01, 2016

Getting growth higher and reducing unemployment would help get inflation towards the European Central Bank's target of just below 2 percent by boosting wages and living standards. Given the underlying picture, most economists think the European Central Bank will indicate in December that it will extend its 80 billion euros ($88 billion) in monthly bond purchases beyond March 2017, now the earliest possible end date. (more...)
Volkswagen Unveils New American SUV Volkswagen Unveils New American SUV
- November 01, 2016

Volkswagen introduced the new Atlas SUV last week in Los Angeles ahead of the 2016 LA auto show. Currently, Volkswagen India is gearing up for the launch of Tiguan 5-seater SUV in India. All of this clearly makes the statement that VW is here to stay, and ready to provide what American drivers want to buy. "We're fighting hard to try and get right-hand drive development, and we're balancing that with demand from other right-hand drive markets such as South Africa and the UK", VW ... (more...)
Iceland's Prime Minister Resigns; Meanwhile, The Pirate Party Grows Iceland's Prime Minister Resigns; Meanwhile, The Pirate Party Grows
- October 31, 2016

Saturday's vote is likely to produce either a centre-right coalition involving the Independence and Progressive parties that have governed since 2013, or a left-of-centre coalition led by the Pirate Party, known locally as Piratar Party. He is going to look at all possibilities, but pointed out the party has the least in common with the Pirate Party. A fierce defender of public transparency and direct democracy, the Pirate Party has vowed to hold a referendum on resuming the nation's stalled ... (more...)
Ontario nurse charged in deaths of 8 nursing home residents
- October 27, 2016

The first victim, 84-year-old James Silcox, died in August 2007, while the most recent victim , 75-year-old Arpad Horvath, died in August 2014. A police source says a nurse charged in the deaths of eight nursing home residents made incriminating remarks while she was being treated for her addiction at a Toronto clinic. (more...)
49ers' Chip Kelly addresses coaching future, return to college rumors 49ers' Chip Kelly addresses coaching future, return to college rumors
- October 26, 2016

Despite a defense on pace to be one of the worst in the National Football League in years, an offense that has struggled to move the ball with any consistency and a six-game losing streak that is the longest for the franchise in eight years, San Francisco coach Chip Kelly gave his players the week off for the bye. (more...)
Angelique Kerber reveling in newfound success Angelique Kerber reveling in newfound success
- October 26, 2016

Kerber said: "I think the key was that I was positive the whole match and just serving good and being more aggressive in the important moments". The trappings of being the world's best female tennis player are starting to feel normal for Angelique Kerber. (more...)
Obama compares 'Obamacare' to 'exploding' Samsung Note 7 Obama compares 'Obamacare' to 'exploding' Samsung Note 7
- October 24, 2016

Following initial reports that several Galaxy Note 7 phones had caught fire in August, Samsung began to investigate the cause of the failures, discovering flaws with the batteries supplied by Samsung SDI Co. The Galaxy C9 Pro features metal unibody design like most other Samsung smartphones launched this year. The front of the phone features a large 6-inch, 1,920 x 1,080 pixel resolution Super AMOLED display, while a 16-megapixel camera with a wide f/1.9 aperture sits above the ... (more...)
At least 7 dead after tour bus, truck crash in California
- October 24, 2016

Palm Springs station KMIR reported that rescuers were still searching the wreckage for more victims. The Desert Sun newspaper reported on its website that 31 people had been injured, and taken to hospitals in the Coachella Valley. "We're doing good. We're just saying our prayers for the people involved in this situation", Chris Williams told the paper. Poet Aleman, 21, was driving down Interstate 10 when she said traffic abruptly came to a sudden halt. (more...)
PlayStation Tournaments With ESL Unveiled By Sony
- October 24, 2016

A PlayStation Plus subscription is required in order to enter a tournament for any game, and you will also have to create or link an ESL account before registering for the tournament . We're incredibly excited to be able to offer this seamlessly integrated solution for the most passionate eSports fans. 'In the partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment, we're going to host hundreds of weekly tournaments for players from any corner of the world. (more...)
Indian Bank Authorities Say 3.2 Million Debit Cards Hacked
- October 22, 2016

The malware has helped breach of financial data of customers. In totality 3.2 million debit card are expected to be compromised and this includes cards on Visa, Master-Card and also RuPay platform. The banks who have reported to NPCI , said that the total amount involved in this is 1.3 crore. Meanwhile, SBI will issue new cards free of cost to the affected customers in the incidents affecting the cards industry. (more...)
Wolverine 3: Director Reveals Stylistic Influences For Logan Wolverine 3: Director Reveals Stylistic Influences For Logan
- October 22, 2016

If you didn't know it was an X-Men film walking in, the first trailer for James Mangold's Logan didn't do a whole lot to really give it away - and that's awesome. Eschewing the usual focus on Wolverine mowing people down - though there is a solid amount of that, too - it promises a really strong piece of character-led drama with a very different tone from any other movie in the X-Men franchise. (more...)
Nintendo give us the first official look at the Switch
- October 21, 2016

Initially codenamed the Nintendo NX, the Nintendo Switch combines the gaming giant's two different markets - home consoles and portable. According to Engadget , the controllers, which are called "Joy-Con", not only can slide onto the slide of the table, but also be attached to a central unit called "Joy-Con Grip" to behave like a single game controller. (more...)
Samsung expects another $3 billion hit to profit from Note 7 failure Samsung expects another $3 billion hit to profit from Note 7 failure
- October 20, 2016

A visitor tries out a Samsung Electronics Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. In the recall affecting about 2.5 million phones, the company proceeded in mid-September to deliver replacement phones, but the new batch continued to suffer from battery overheating, ultimately resulting in the definitive withdrawal of the product. (more...)
The Traveler's Guide to the New Google Pixel
- October 19, 2016

Or will Pixel end up feeling more like a niche item for the tech-savvy or those who like to live on the bleeding edge - a characterization frequently visited upon Nexus phones? If you've owned a Google-brand smartphone in the past you'll appreciate the no-nonsense stock Google interface - and you'll be glad to know it's business as usual on the Pixel when it comes to the Android Nougat operating system. (more...)
Facebook Updates And Adds Data Saver Option In Messenger
- October 18, 2016

Data savers are becoming something of a trend, with Google recently adding one to Android and Facebook following with the main Facebook app. Facebook Messenger uses a lot of internet data, which might annoy most of its users. Then you need to toggle-on the option with the same name. The first was the launch of Facebook Lite previous year, and just a few weeks ago, it even launched a new data-slim app named Facebook Messenger Lite . (more...)
Netflix Adds 3.57M Subscribers in 3Q
- October 18, 2016

We don't usually comment on Netflix's earnings and subscriber growth because it's a bit outside our lane, but the growth ties in to Netflix's creative approach in the next few years. However, Pachter said he thought the continuing cost of developing new shows would undermine plans to deliver material profits in 2017. All three shows performed well in worldwide markets, according to chief content officer Ted Sarandos, indicating that Netflix's original content "is traveling well". (more...)
Google's Sprayscape App Lets You Capture Wild VR Photos Google's Sprayscape App Lets You Capture Wild VR Photos
- October 14, 2016

That's Sprayscape . Instead of spending five minutes creating a perfectly stitched together 360-degree photo, Sprayscape lets you "spray" photos on the sphere quickly and effortlessly. The Sprayscape app is now available for the Android platform; but Google has revealed that it will "soon" launch the app's iOS version also. Creative, ingenious, and surprising things are done by the developers. (more...)
US Supreme Court in a fix over Apple-Samsung iPhone patent feud
- October 13, 2016

If Apple would push through with the development and implementation of the patent, future iPhones could be able to drop the bezels found in the current models and utilize an edge-to-edge screen. "Now, why can't we just ask the lower courts to listen to your arguments and theirs, and work it out?" The Supreme Court appears to have raised doubts about the judgement as part of a hearing that could overturn one of the most important court judgements in recent years. (more...)
Microsoft expected to reveal Surface PC at Windows 10 October event Microsoft expected to reveal Surface PC at Windows 10 October event
- October 11, 2016

Moments ago, Microsoft finally confirmed with the release of several email invites that October 26, 2016 in New York City, the company will be holding an event . Expectations are also high considering the fact that Microsoft is rumoured to say goodbye to new Lumia phones, continue with the existing range till the time of launch of the new Surface Phone. (more...)

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