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Mercedes' Vision Van is the electric, drone-equipped van of the future

Likewise, Starship Technologies is working with Mercedes to integrate its robots into the automaker's courier vans to deliver products to consumers' doorsteps. "This provides us with an excellent foundation to position our vans division systematica...

3 space station crew members prepare to return to Earth

If all goes according to plan, the crew is expected to land southeast of the remote town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, at 9:14 p.m. EDT (0114 GMT Sept. 7). NASA will stream Expedition 48's journey home, starting with their goodbyes to the remaining a...

Obama creates world's largest marine protected area

The Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument is home to more than 7,000 marine species - including coral, fish, seals, turtles, whales, and several shipwrecks. Longline boats fishing gear supply a large quantity of fresh tuna and other fish that ...

Samsung Unveils the Gear S3 Smartwatch at IFA 2016

That being said, with widespread speculation that Apple is preparing to release another iteration of their watch line, Samsung could be looking to provide some pretty tough competition. For the difference between the two, the S3 Frontier is the...

Experimental drug reduces protein clumps and slows memory loss in early Alzheimer's

However, previous attempts to target amyloid beta therapeutically have been unsuccessful. 165 patients with early-stage Alzheimer's disease were treated in the phase 1b clinical trial. Successful Phase 3 trials of the drug would add strong suppor...

Hackers Stole 68M Dropbox Accounts… 4 Years Ago

Dropbox's security boss Patrick Heim told Motherboard that there is no indication that Dropbox user accounts have been improperly accessed. Popular music streaming service Spotify is actively resetting a number of users' passwords. "Our analysis...

PoK is under illegal occupation of Pakistan: Vikas Swarup

The spokesman while answering questions on the Kashmir dispute said Pakistan will continue its efforts to raise the Kashmir dispute at the worldwide level. That is the real issue. In his letter, the Prime Minister mentioned that Azad Jammu and Kash...

Pro-Trump Pastor Tweets Hillary In Blackface

Pastor and Trump surrogate Mark Burns posted and vehemently defended a tweet that showed Hillary Clinton "pandering" to African-American voters in blackface on Monday. On Saturday, Trump will speak at an African-American church in Detroit. Earl...

Dogs know what you're saying, new study suggests

These words can cause any dog to wag its tail in excitement. Also like humans, the researchers found that dogs process intonation separately from vocabulary, in auditory regions in the right hemisphere of the brain. The language was processed in the ...

Stream PS3 games to your PC with PlayStation Now

Sony's PlayStation Now service is available now on PCs in North America- to run it on PC, users will need a PSN account, a subscription to PlayStation Now, as well as a DualShock 4 controller with the wireless receiver for PC. Longer-term, subscripti...

Did This Russian Space Telescope Just Detect Signs of Alien Life?

Fifteen months after an intriguing radio signal was picked up from a sunlike star in the constellation Hercules, follow-up observations over the past couple of days have so far yielded nothing notable. "But I suspect it's not ET", he added. We woul...

'Strong signal' from star sparks alien speculation

If - and it's a very big if - the signal was aimed at our solar system intentionally, or broadcast in all directions, it would "require an effort far, far beyond what we ourselves could do, and it's hard to understand why anyone would want to targe...

Google to expand Waze carpooling service in San Francisco

Google and its parent company Alphabet's ambitions in the self-driving space began in 2009 . The companies also continue to work together. Drummond joined the ride-hail company's board in August 2013 when Google Ventures led a $360 million ro...

Final Fantasy 15 isn't completely open

Square Enix has promised a polished and fine-tuned remaster for one of the most popular titles in the " Final Fantasy " franchise, and the game is massive enough that a minor delay on its release is already expected. Are any of you guys planning on g...

Prosecutors: Brussels attack probably arson, not a bomb

BRUSSELS (AP) - Reports of a bomb outside Belgium's criminal institute early Monday are probably false, the Brussels prosecutor's office said, describing the incident as much more likely an arson attack created to destroy criminal evidence.

Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ

While he has not wavered on his desire to build an impenetrable wall along the border with Mexico, he exhibited indecisiveness in recent days about his plan to deport 11 million immigrants living in the USA illegally. They want to see jobs come in, w...

Ford recalls 113000 vehicles for fuel, window fixes

In the latter case, the risk of being involved in a crash increases. On the other hand, if metallic contamination is found, the fuel injection pump, fuel injectors, and fuel filter will be replaced, and the fuel system will be cleaned and flushed at ...

Your Coffee Habit May Be Written in Your DNA

Researchers reported that it's because people tend to drink smaller cups, such as espresso, in Italy, meanwhile in the Netherlands most prefer larger cups that contain more caffeine overall. But it could help explain why some people need a regula...

Apple finds serious security flaw after UAE dissident's iPhone targeted

Apple has patched a cocktail of three iPhone security vulnerabilities that allowed a USA -owned militarized-spyware company to help surveil foreign political dissidents. NSO Group is an Israel-based organization that was acquired by USA company Franc...

Britney Spears and James Corden Belt Out 'Toxic' in Carpool Karaoke Teaser

Britney fans everywhere have finally had all their dreams come true as the queen of pop is set to be the next guest on James Corden's Carpool Karaoke . Brit also does a cute little jig to the tune - we do love a Britney dance. Corden would have...

Instagram Introduces "Events" Video Channel in Explore Section

A major part off this initiative was Instagram's "Picked For You" feature, which put 20 custom channels inside Explore based on topics Instagram thought you're interested in. If you're in the U.S. and have already used the Event Channels , let us ...

Twitter announces two new tools to tackle harassment and abuse

This effectively removes any tweets from random strangers and those who use Twitter to abuse or harass. What this means is if a user so chooses, they can put a quality filter on what will appear in their notifications. Twitter began "testing" the...

Rio Olympics; Shuttler Sindhu enters semis

Before this match Sindhu and Wang had played each other six times, with the Chinese emerging victor four times, though the Indian had beaten her 21-18, 21-19 in their last meeting, at the Denmark Open a year ago. "Height does help but that is not the...

The best Galaxy Note 7 deals and tariffs for August 2016

Moreover, when you're on the lock screen and pull the S Pen out of the compartment where you stash it, you can immediately write a memo on the "always-on" screen, and pin it there, a handy reminder, say, to pick up milk or the laundry. You can enab...

Clayton Murphy, 21, Wins a Surprise Bronze Medal

He cared for and showed pigs at area fairs. It was the USA's first medal in this event since Johnny Gray took bronze at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. University of Akron cross country coach Lee LaBadie saw potential and recruited him. "He put hims...

Perseid Meteor Shower TONIGHT

From tonight, the Perseid meteor shower will be reaching its peak, giving you a chance to see a shooting star over the next few evenings. Better yet, according to NASA , this year an outburst of meteors is expected, a whopping 200 meteors per hou...

New iPhone specs include pressure-sensitive home button, dual-camera, dual-speaker

The new home button, meanwhile, will be a pressure-sensitive device that will provide feedback to the user via a vibrating sensation supposed to mimic the current home buttons' physical click. The upcoming iPhone 7 will remove the headphone jack an...

Sinking iPhone sales aren't just hurting Apple

Rumours claim Apple might offer up to three different models of the iPhone 7 this year, including a "Pro" model that would bring major features such as a dual-camera setup. This mystery is another reason why Apple's iPhone event will be very inter...

Workers to be reassigned after Michigan power plant fire

Clair County's East China Thursday night. St Clair and Marine City first responders are now working to contain the fire. The Times-Herald of Port Huron reports that multiple area fire agencies are responding Thursday evening to the DTE Energy St.

Annual Perseid meteor shower could put on quite a show this year

Astronomers estimate between 100 and 200 meteors per hour will be visible. The last time we had a meteor shower with so many meteors, known as an " outburst ", was in 2009 and the next one isn't expected until 2027. The Perseids , as you well k...

Wireless Hack Allows Thieves to Clone Volkswagen Keys

The news comes from the Usenix security conference held in Austin, Texas, where Flavio Garcia, a researcher from the University of Birmingham , exposed a method that exploits wireless key systems to remotely unlock Volkswagen vehicles.

Snapchat Accused of Offering 'Racist' Lens

One Asian-American user, Grace Sparapani, tells The Associated Press in a Twitter message she was "shocked by how much it looked like the classic cartoon caricatures of Asians-squinty eyes and buckteeth". The multimedia messaging app added the co...

Suspected Arsonist Accidentally Lights Himself on Fire

The Madisonville Police Department released the video which shows a man emerge from a van with what appears to be a Molotov cocktail. The CCTV footage shows a woman getting out of the vehicle and smashing a window of the building. But when the susp...

Hillary Clinton now leads Donald Trump in OH, post-convention poll says

When he speaks Monday in the city that has become a symbol of the US manufacturing plight, Trump is expected to reiterate his plan for reducing the corporate tax rate to 15 percent from the current 35 percent - in an effort to draw new investment -...

New QuadRooter Vulnerability has affected 1 billion Android Devices

A research team at Check Point has detailed a new set of Android vulnerabilities that could potentially leave as many as 900 million users exposed to security threats. Serious security flaws have been found in millions of Android devices which coul...

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Ahead of FISA Vote, Trump Sows Confusion

The so-called 702 authority was put in place after the 9/11 attacks . The president has said that his campaign and Trump Tower was spied on by the Obama administration, calling...

The LG ThinQ WK9 is the company's new Google Assistant smart display

In addition to that, laptops made by HP, Asus and Acer will also have Alexa voice recognition capabilities built in, rather than through a website . LG's new ThinQ WK7 smart d...

Who Was Har Gobind Khorana? Google Doodle Honors Nobel Prize Winner

The doodle , designed by Bengaluru-based illustrator Rohan Dahotre , has been featured by Google on Khorana's 96th birth anniversary. After being awarded with the Government of...

Senate push to overturn FCC's net neutrality decision reaches important threshold

Lawmakers will have 60 days after the FCC's regulations are submitted to pass the bill. Adam Morfeld of Lincoln, would bring net neutrality rules power to the state level. A tie vo...

Report Says Huawei Failed to Reach Smartphone Sales Deal With AT&T

Now Huawei confirmed the report and said the highly-anticipated Mate 10 Pro will not be sold in the United States through local carriers. Now, the smartphone maker has confirmed ...

Jimmy Iovine reportedly leaving Apple in August

Dre . This timing is believed to coincide with his Apple shares fully vesting, allowing Iovine to exercise his stock options. It remains unclear at this point just what Iovine ...

Apple: All iPhones, iPads, Macs Affected By Chip Flaws

We continue to develop and test further mitigations for these issues and will release them in upcoming updates of iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS. However, Apple has advised its ...

LG Unveils 88-Inch 8K OLED TV, First In The World

For instance, there is the one from Samsung that too is of 88-inch dimension and also boasts of QLED tech which can be considered to be Samsung's own take on the OLED technology....

Dangerously cold wind chills

According to the National Weather Service , temperatures will drop to between 0 and -10 degrees. A Wind Chill Warning is in place for Saturday night - Monday morning for wind ch...

Android Oreo rolling out to the LG V30…in Korea

The Oreo update is likely to make the mid-range smartphone an even more attractive buy for users in the market. According to Android Police , the Oreo update has a build numbe...

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Civilization VI Fair Price for its Launch in Apple World

Civilization VI Fair Price for its Launch in Apple World

Civilization VI offers new ways to engage with your world: "cities now physically expand across the map, active research in technology and culture unlocks new potential, and compe...

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee oversaw explosive growth

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee oversaw explosive growth

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee with Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White and then-Police Chief Greg Suhr in 2013. "His life and leadership were rooted in a powerful sense of human decency th...

Trump to send astronauts back to moon

Trump to send astronauts back to moon

Trump's announcement essentially revives goals that former President George W. Bush announced in 2004. But he set no deadlines for the missions. The policy halts NASA's current w...

Google Starts Blocking YouTube on Fire TV, Echo Show

Google Starts Blocking YouTube on Fire TV, Echo Show

Google said it is pulling YouTube from some Amazon.com Inc. devices in retaliation for Amazon refusing to sell many Google products, escalating a battle between two tech titans ...

Qualcomm and Microsoft bring on Always Connected PCs with ASUS NovaGo

Qualcomm and Microsoft bring on Always Connected PCs with ASUS NovaGo

The San Diego chipmaker announced a two-in-one PC form factor powered by the Snapdragon 835 that has some big name hardware partners like Asus and HP behind it. This first wa...