Sci-tech

This Cortana-powered thermostat is a real work of art

However, Microsoft GLAS is not the first thermostat to come with smart assistant and voice recognition tech. There is no word from Microsoft, or Johnson Co...


PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Upcoming Updates Will Include FOV Slider and First-Person Servers

There's a good reason for dubbing this "hardcore mode". The ability to swivel the camera 360 degrees around your character in third-person gives players much mo...


Google Home adds support for streaming uploaded/purchased songs from Play Music

If Google Play Music isn't your default music player, you need to say "Ok Google , play X on Google Play Music " to hear subscription/free radio/uploaded/pur...


Uber, Russia's Yandex to Combine Ride-Hailing Services

As part of the deal , which is yet to clear regulatory hurdles, Uber will be investing $225 million cash, take three out of seven seats in the new company's ...


Huge iceberg breaks off of Antarctica

Now while in and of itself the creation of a giant iceberg like this is perfectly normal behaviour in Antarctica, scientists are concerned about how it will alt...


Pipe bomb explodes near Oklahoma Air Force recruitment center

Rice said earlier Tuesday that federal authorities were no longer investigating the pipe bomb explosion as a possible act of domestic terrorism, telling repor...


Kittel bursts through to win stage six

Saturday's eighth stage will be one for the breakaway riders as it takes the peloton over 187.5km from Dole to the Station des Rousses in very hilly terrain. "I...


Halo 5 is Getting a 4K Makeover for Xbox One X

Considering Halo 5 was one of the best looking game on the Xbox One, it will be interesting to see how the developers transition to the Xbox One X. All of t...


The Chemring Group plc (CHG) Earns "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital

It has outperformed by 3.08% the S&P500. They now have a GBX 2,341 ($30.32) target price on the stock. Macquarie's target price per share would indicate a poten...


Soldier from Texas post dies in Afghanistan

A 19-year-old U.S. soldier has died from the wounds he received in Monday's "indirect fire" attack in Afghanistan's Helmand province, the Pentagon said. "We are...


India rolls out biggest tax reform to usher into new economic era

The minister further said nobody can claim that one has the fundamental right of not paying taxes. "I don't think prices will go up after GST implementation...


Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads

The practice had stirred privacy worries and raised concerns among many users. "Consumer Gmail content will not be used or scanned for any ads personalization a...


Seven die in cable car crash in Indian Kashmir, 150 rescued

They were identified as Jayant Andraskar S/o Namdev R/o b-209 Delhi admin staff qtrs Shalimar Bagh Dehli, his wife Manshea Andraskar and their daughters Anagh...


Have total respect for Anil Kumble as a cricketer: Virat Kohli

Sehwag is said to be a frontrunner to step into the shoes of Anil Kumble . That series was played concurrently with the Champions Trophy, serving to highligh...


Ramandeep Singh, Mandeep Singh help India maul Pakistan 6-1

Malaysia came up with a fearless performance to put India out of the podium finish at the Hockey World League Semi Final with a 3-2 win here on Thursday. With...


Petra Kvitova qualifies for her first final since horrific knife attack

Kvitova sustained a career-threatening hand injury in December when she was stabbed by an intruder in her home. The 18-time Grand Slam champion will now fac...


Total solar eclipse casts spotlight on rural Oregon town

The US will be the only country to experience the total eclipse, and global visitors are expected to descend for the event. - The only safe way to look at the...


Merrifield, Hammel help Royals to 4-2 victory over Red Sox

With the game tied at 1 in the fourth inning, the Red Sox offense erupted for four runs to take control of the game. 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors , 0 left on. ...


New eclipse Forever stamp will magically transform into the moon

The cost is the same as any Forever stamp - $.49-cents a stamp. The solar eclipse will occur August 21 across the United States, cutting a swath from OR to SC...


Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers

Amid that controversy, the piece that aired Sunday credibly justified covering the Infowars phenomenon, which was the bar that " Sunday Night With Megyn Kel...