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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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Honda Accord named vehicle of the Year

It will go on sale early this year, Honda News reported . Auto experts called the newly redesigned Accord the best iteration of its 41-year history, with sleeker styling and a r...

Why Facebook Inc (FB) Should Exit The News Business Entirely

But knowing Facebook , don't be surprised if in a few years the tables are flipped. That's more than the population of China and the U.S. combined. And investors may not be h...

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....

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Dangerously cold wind chills

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...

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...