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Uber Backer Benchmark Sues to Kick Kalanick Off Board

The suit relates to Uber's decision to increase the number of its voting directors on its board to 11 from eight, with the former CEO calling all the shots with regards to who would fill those seats. Ryan Graves, Uber's first employee and a forme...

HBO hackers demand millions in ransom note

The hackers instructed Mr Plepler to pay a ransom of "our six-month salary in bitcoin", claiming they earned $12m to $15m (£9m-£11m) from blackmailing other organisations, to prevent further releases. The hackers who stole 1.5 terabytes of data fro...

Google fires engineer who "crossed the line" with diversity memo

Damore's 10-page memo went viral within the company, where it had both critics and defenders. On Saturday, a lengthy memo titled " Google's Ideological Echo Chamber " written by Damore spread quickly among employees before being leaked to the p...

Lunar eclipse: How to see Monday's partial lunar eclipse in Cornwall

If you are traveling to a location where the total eclipse is visible , you should remove the glasses once the sun is completely covered by the moon and put them back on at the first sign of direct sunlight. The eclipse will occur from 8:24 ...

Become a citizen scientist for the solar eclipse

Be sure you can safely view the solar eclipse on August 21. Most of northern Utah, including Salt Lake and Utah valleys, will see up to 95 percent coverage of the sun during the eclipse . If you happened to be sitting on the moon facing Earth, it ...

Britain unveils Jane Austen bank note on anniversary

The note is the first British banknote to have raised dots for the blind and partially sighted. As it is made using the same materials as the polymer £5 note, the new tenner will again contain small amounts of tallow: rendered beef and mutton fat ...

Facebook announces Messenger ads expansion for businesses

There are sponsored messages and Facebook news feed advertisements that direct you to a Messenger chat with an AI (Artificial Intelligence) bot or human. The Messenger home screen ads beta program has been in operation since January but was restr...

Adrian Mannarino vs Novak Djokovic Wimbledon Men's 2017

The second Tuesday of The Championships is usually reserved for the last eight in the women's draw but this year there was a male usurper in the schedule which rather marred the feminine flavour of the day. Djokovic appeared to grimace in pain a coup...

Google, Facebook, Whats App soon Provides the Facility to Pay

Amazon is discussing the launch of UPI with a few banks. In an aim to make India a cashless economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) app for the Unified Payment Interface ( UPI ). "As a first step, we...

UNESCO Declares Hebron Old City A World Heritage Site

Unesco designated Hebron and the two adjoined shrines at its heart - the Jewish Tomb of the Patriarchs and the Muslim Ibrahimi Mosque - a "Palestinian World Heritage Site in Danger". The resolution is seen as a victory for Palestinian diplomacy and w...

KGI's 10 iPhone predictions: slimmest bezels ever on the OLED model

Had Apple been able to bring its in-display fingerprint recognition solution to this year's iPhone model, then it could have been first to market with a seriously cool and innovative feature. However, the feature may not be ready in time for this y...

After Attacking GOP Senator, Trump Group Pulls Ad From Airwaves

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , who led the secret drafting of the measure and unveiled it last week, said lawmakers would continue negotiating, in a bid to bridge the "differences" that have split Republicans over the legislation .

Wisconsin gerrymandering case heads to U.S. supreme court

Arguments would likely be heard in the fall. In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. It's the first case to challenge how far lawmakers may go to gain p...

Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

It's different now. "We have no idea what's being proposed", Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. "So the first step in this may be crafted among a small group of people, but then everyone's going to get to weigh in". They are targeting Sens. Write to Lisa Mu...

IOS 11 allows one device to easily share WiFi with others

Users will be to organise items stored on iPhone and iPad easierly. The functionality is available up beside the Split View on the beta's Feedback menu, which makes it a multitasking feature. For example, based on searches made using the Safari bro...

OECD projects gradual recovery for world economy

Italy's GDP is projected to grow by 1% in 2017 and then slip to 0.8% next year, considering "a fiscal retrenchment of about 1% of GDP in 2018, as required by European Union fiscal rules". "If long-delayed economic reforms are implemented, confidence ...

It's Happening: LIGO Just Detected Gravitational Waves For The THIRD Time

This supports the theory which says that black holes form independently in a star cluster, then sink to the centre of the cluster and eventually merge. This is the type of spin that LIGO detected, which tells us something neat about the black holes...

Here's What You Should Know About The 'Judy' Malware On Android

According to a report by researchers of Check Point , Judy malware is an auto-clicking adware created to bring about revenues for its perpetrators by generating a lot of fraudulent clicks on advertisements. After this, Judy opened the malicious URL ...

Google Could Give a Glimpse of Standalone VR Device at I/O 2017

This would be a change from its current VR headset, which require a smartphone to operate. Previously, headsets that used the company's Daydream platform required that a smartphone be inserted into the device. The two companies partnering Googl...

Suresh Prabhu flags off high-speed Tejas Express

The train has the capacity to run at 200 km an hour and passengers will be able to reach Goa in nine hours from Mumbai city. Non-monsoon: Chair auto at Rs1,185 without catering and Rs1,310 with catering; Executive Class at Rs2,585 without caterin...

Corbyn to cheer on Arsenal at FA Cup final

No, what I want is to win the next game", he said this week. As it sits, everything is in Chelsea's favour, what with Antonio Conte's men looking like the stronger team and Arsenal going into the final with a lot of injury problems.

Xiaomi Redmi 4 goes on sale in India: Price, specifications and more

The first flash sale of the Redmi 4 and Mi Router 3C are slated to start at 12PM today. Redmi 4 comes in three different variants with varied tags of prices. It runs on Snapdragon 435 Octa-core processor and possess fingerprint sensor in order ...

Boulder weather: High of 72 today, with chance of rain and thunderstorms

Wednesday Night . A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m. Thunderstorms likely with a 60% chance for DFW after midnight. Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Wednesday night: Mostly cle...

Korea's Moon to send delegation to China amid frayed ties

Earlier in the day, Moon spoke with British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Blue House said . The leaders agreed to strengthen their countries' alliance. "President Moon said the Thaad issue can be resolved when...

Hawthorne-Based SpaceX Successfully Launches Spy Satellite

It will put into orbit a classified satellite for the US National Reconnaissance Office , an agency within the Defense Department that operates the nation's spy satellites . "The first stage has landed back at Landing Zone 1". The second stage ...

Microsoft's First Windows Mixed Reality Are Now Available to Developers for Preorder

Microsoft today at Build 2017 announced that preorders are open for Windows Mixed Reality headset dev kits from Hewlett-Packard and Acer . We created the controllers as a high quality and comfortable input device with the same ease of set up and por...

Amazon Unveils a New Echo with a Touchscreen

Not long after announcing its camera-wielding Echo Look, Amazon has another new Alexa device for us. Keep reading for more details on Amazon's Echo Show. Amazon also didn't reveal whether it will add Alexa Calling to other devices with Alexa integ...

US Senate Approves Heather Wilson to Be New Air Force Secretary

Wilson was the first female military veteran elected to a full term in Congress. A decade later, in 1998, she was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from New Mexico's 1st district and served there until 2009. Wilson has been president of ...

OnePlus 5 specs spilled in new leak

In the past, several reports have suggested that the company will skip the number 4, as it is believed to be unlucky. Vivo also named the V3 successor as V5 instead of V4. We're already seeing that some phone makers are already ditching the headphone...

BlackBerry KeyOne Ready For Pre-Order Next Month!

We're nearing the arrival of the BlackBerry KeyOne in North America. It is the first company-branded device to be externally developed by the company's hardware partner , China-based TCL Corp . BlackBerry KEYone sports a 12-megapixel rear camera ...

Humans arrived in North America much earlier than first thought

They published their findings Wednesday in a paper in the well-regarded scientific journal Nature . But more than 20 years later, the site, called Cerutti (after one of its discoverers Richard Cerutti of San Diego Natural History Museum), may be r...

New Cassini Image Shows Earth and Moon between Saturn's Rings

Among the data it transmitted to Earth over the last few days are radar images of the hydrocarbon seas and lakes covering the planet-sized moon's north polar region. Space.com noted that the canyon, known as Ithaca Chasma, is visible in an image fro...

Saints still talking to Adrian Peterson

After being a free agent for well over a month, it seems that Peterson may be finding a new home in the The Big Easy. Peterson never made sense with the Packers, and the rumors that connected the two will soon cease to exist. If he signs with the...

BJP adopts Look East policy at National Executive meet

The focus of the gruelling schedule of Shah is to leverage the popularity BJP thinks Modi enjoys. Prasad also said that 2,470 workers have shown interest to work for the party for one year while 1,441 have agreed to work for the party for six month...

Windows Vista now officially dead, upgrade to stay secure

After a decade, Microsoft has finally cut off support for the Windows Vista operating system. The Windows OS will continue to work on PCs still running it however, with no support from Microsoft, it will become more vulnerable to viruses and se...

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Sick killer whale J-50 could be cared for in Canadian waters

Scientists are reporting progress in the race to help an emaciated and endangered West Coast killer whale in the waters of the Salish Sea. A team of veterinarians is now waiti...

Parker Solar Probe launched on sun-study mission

Among the puzzlers: Why is the corona hundreds of times hotter than the surface of the sun and why is the sun's atmosphere continually expanding and accelerating, as Parker accur...

Nasa sending spacecraft into sun's crown

At Parker Solar Probe's closest approach to the Sun , temperatures on the heat shield will reach almost 1,371 degrees Celsius, but the spacecraft and its instruments will be kept...

Hurricane John weakens a little off Mexican coast

While John is expected to pass west of Baja , an increase in storm size or an eastward jog in the track could bring tropical storm conditions to the region. Swells generated by ...

SpaceX booster flies again with Indonesia satellite

Interested in SpaceX? Add SpaceX as an interest to stay up to date on the latest SpaceX news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Merah Putih, formerly called Telkom-4, replaces...

Dead fish, red tide, plague Florida tourists, beaches

The latest red tide report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission shows high concentrations in samples collected from Sarasota County southward, meeting the th...

NASA to announce which astronauts will fly on first commercial spaceships

By handing off crew and cargo runs to the space station - which will keep orbiting until at least 2024 - NASA has set its sight on the moon and Mars, developing the Orion capsule...

SpaceX Will Fly Astronauts Before Boeing

Indian-origin United States astronaut Sunita Williams is among the nine astronauts named by Nasa on Friday for its first human spaceflight programme since the retirement of t...

AccuWeather Alert: Heavy rain on the way for Wednesday

Coverage-wise, the next 24 hours will be similar to the last 24 hours, with hit and miss showers and storms scattered about Pennsylvania and New Jersey, although with a focus on Pe...

'Blood moon' to appear for 21st century's longest lunar eclipse on Friday

The eclipse will occur for one hour and 43 minutes in the early hours of Saturday, meaning you have plenty of time to see it! Global News will be live-streaming the eclipse f...

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Trump to Great Lakes: Get to Work

Trump to Great Lakes: Get to Work

In it, Trump cited the need to boost domestic energy production, the jobs that could produce and the financial rewards. "... It addresses the previous Administration's National O...

Organic matter found on Mars in 'significant breakthrough'

Dr Webster is also awaiting results from the current ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) mission , which is orbiting the Red Planet, sniffing methane. In another paper published sim...

A wet Memorial Day weekend continues as Alberto treks north

A wet Memorial Day weekend continues as Alberto treks north

Alberto was moving northward at about 13 miles per hour , still with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour . Local emergency officials continue to monitor flood-prone a...

YouTube Premium Replacing Red; New YouTube Music Service To Launch Next Week

YouTube Premium Replacing Red; New YouTube Music Service To Launch Next Week

The second tier of the music service costs $9.99. The company has now officially announced its plans with the actual start of YouTube Music scheduled for next week. The service...

Battlefield V to be revealed next week

Battlefield V to be revealed next week

Ever since fans finally opened up the "zombie door" in Battlefield 1 and solved the puzzles waiting within, they've been looking to EA for more information on what's coming aroun...