NIU Political Scientist Says No Surprise In Trump's High Court Pick

But McConnell, who met with Kavanaugh in his office, praised him on Tuesday as a "great nominee" who deserves bipartisan support. Fallon, who is the executive director of Demand Justice , a new group that promotes progressive judicial nominees, s... More..

by | Published 6 days ago
Wimbledon final to clash with the big showdown in Russian Federation
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Wimbledon final to clash with the big showdown in Russian Federation

With the men's final slated for its traditional time of 2 p.m. BST (9 a.m. ET) and the World Cup final kicking off at 4 p.m. BST (11 a.m. ET) in Moscow, the All England Club is facing pressure to reschedule t...More..

With Fortnite Playground Issues Continuing, Epic Replaces Another Limited-Time Mode
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

With Fortnite Playground Issues Continuing, Epic Replaces Another Limited-Time Mode

With the latest update came two limited time modes, the Playground and Final Fight Teams of 12. We will of course update you all if the mode returns, but for now you're just going to have to learn Fort...More..

Supreme Court rules U.S. states can tax goods sold online
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Supreme Court rules U.S. states can tax goods sold online

South Dakota brought the lawsuit against major online retailers for failing to comply with its new sales tax law, in an effort to get the Supreme Court to revisit the Quill decision . "A lot about our wor...More..

IOS 12 911 calls will share your location with first responders
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

IOS 12 911 calls will share your location with first responders

It uses cell-tower data, GPS, and Wi-Fi access points to estimate a mobile 911 caller's location. "We are excited to work with Apple to provide first responders a new path for accurate, device-based caller loca...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Gears of War 5 Announced With E3 Reveal Trailer

Microsoft has also confirmed that Gears 5 will feature local and online co-op modes, though you can of course play the game solo if you prefer. Microsoft says this will be the "biggest, most handsome Gears ...More..

Destiny 2 Bow Weapon Explained: Release Date, Details, More
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Destiny 2 Bow Weapon Explained: Release Date, Details, More

The teaser was for the live stream where Bungie revealed a large number of details about the upcoming expansion. While Destiny 2 reserved shotguns and other heavy weapons for your "Power" slot, Forsaken w...More..

Facebook gave Apple, Microsoft and, er, BlackBerry 'deep access' to user data
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Facebook gave Apple, Microsoft and, er, BlackBerry 'deep access' to user data

Even before Facebook apps were widely available on smartphones, Facebook had data-sharing partnerships with the device makers, the report said citing company officials, adding that most of the deals remain in...More..

Apple's smart devices are about to get even smarter
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Apple's smart devices are about to get even smarter

Episodes will automatically sync to Apple Watch, and as they're listened to on other devices, the app will automatically refresh with the latest episode. Another huge change coming in watchOS 5 is automatic wor...More..

Build upon the Asus ROG Strix Gaming Chassis and ROG Thor PSU
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Build upon the Asus ROG Strix Gaming Chassis and ROG Thor PSU

The ROG Phone features a couple of quirks exclusively designed for gamers on-the-go within the initial design, such as two mounting ports on either side to keep cables out of the way, haptic ultrasonic AirTri...More..

by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Facebook shared user data with Apple and Samsung

Facebook says it made deals with around 60 companies, from Apple , Amazon and Blackberry to HTC, Microsoft and Samsung , to "recreate Facebook-like experiences" on their devices. The scandal pummeled F...More..

Apple Goes Silent, As Telegram CEO Accuses It Of Blocking Updates
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Apple Goes Silent, As Telegram CEO Accuses It Of Blocking Updates

The version of the app now in the App Store is two months old, and Durov claims features such as stickers will not work properly in iOS 11 .4 (which was pushed out earlier this week) due to the lack of updat...More..

Taking a closer look at the transparent Xiaomi Mi 8
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Taking a closer look at the transparent Xiaomi Mi 8

The Mi 8 Explorer Edition , meanwhile, adds some extra touches to your standard Mi 8 , with an in-display fingerprint sensor that is pressure sensitive and a transparent back panel. Around back, you'll find a...More..

Amazon Echo could be recording your conversations secretly
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Amazon Echo could be recording your conversations secretly

The employee said that Alexa , Amazon's popular voice assistant, had recorded the family's conversation and sent it to him. "Unplug your Alexa devices right now, you're being hacked", Danielle recalled the...More..

Meghan Markle's dad suffered heart attack, says he won't attend wedding
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Meghan Markle's dad suffered heart attack, says he won't attend wedding

Meghan's dad Thomas was supposed to walk his daughter down the aisle , but this evening news emerged that he has cancelled his plans to attend the wedding altogether. There will only be 50 of the specia...More..

Can another redesign bring Snapchat back from the brink?
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Can another redesign bring Snapchat back from the brink?

Just a few months after the last refresh, the Snapchat app is once again getting a facelift. Late past year, Snap Inc. announced a major redesign for its Snapchat app , merging Stories and direct interactio...More..

JBL's next soundbar doubles as an Android TV box
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

JBL's next soundbar doubles as an Android TV box

While Google supports boards like Raspberry Pi, Microsoft promises support for all types of boards. There's also native support for multiple camera sensors, so you can get Portrait Mode effects in camera-eq...More..

by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

DJI And Microsoft Partner To Bring Advanced Drone Technology To The Enterprise

Microsoft FarmBeats integrates DJI's PC Ground Station Pro software and mapping algorithm to create real-time heatmaps on Azure IoT Edge. Apart from Timeline and Microsoft Graph, the Redmond-based softwa...More..

Elia Viviani claims second straight stage win at Giro d'Italia
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Elia Viviani claims second straight stage win at Giro d'Italia

Dennis finished in the peloton and will wear the pink jersey on Sunday. This followed on from a Friday 9.7 kilometer individual time trial in Jerusalem and a Saturday 167 kilometer race that saw cyclists co...More..

Chris Froome crashes as Team Sky leader prepares for Giro d'Italia
by | Saturday, May 05, 2018

Chris Froome crashes as Team Sky leader prepares for Giro d'Italia

Australia's Dennis, a specialist over short distances, had sat in the so-called hot seat as the man to beat for over two hours but none was hotter than Dutchman Dumoulin. Earlier in the day, Froome fell heavily...More..

NRA members not allowed to bring guns into Trump speech
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

NRA members not allowed to bring guns into Trump speech

But the NRA said the U.S. Secret Service will coordinate security for the Pence speech and will not allow weapons in the arena while he is present. The National Rifle Association's annual meeting is upon us...More..

Facebook now lets parents schedule 'sleep mode' in Messenger Kids app
by | Monday, April 30, 2018

Facebook now lets parents schedule 'sleep mode' in Messenger Kids app

Sleep mode offers the same to the parents, where the set off times will make the app inaccessible to kids for the respective time period. Sleep mode is controlled from the Parent Control center in the parent's ...More..

Fortnite Meteors Crashing Into Island, Superheroes May Be Coming
by | Friday, April 27, 2018

Fortnite Meteors Crashing Into Island, Superheroes May Be Coming

We're ready to get off of this merry-go-round for the time being. Some feel that it will simply decimate the Tilted Towers area since that's where the meteor has been spotted, and others think it's heraldin...More..

Android Oreo on 4% of all devices, April 2018 distribution numbers show
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Android Oreo on 4% of all devices, April 2018 distribution numbers show

In an attempt to not be suspended from Google's services, Unlockd has taken out an injunction against the online advertising giant in the UK High Court and is threatening to report the company for uncompetiti...More..

Australia and England complete Women's Sevens Commonwealth semi-final line-up
by | Monday, April 16, 2018

Australia and England complete Women's Sevens Commonwealth semi-final line-up

New Zealand's Regan Ware (C) evades a tackle to score a try during the men's rugby sevens gold medal match against Fiji at the Robina Stadium during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast on...More..

Destiny 2 Expansion 'Warmind' Coming Next Month
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Destiny 2 Expansion 'Warmind' Coming Next Month

With some Season 2 updates in our rear view mirror, it's time to look further into the future. The Development Roadmap - which can be seen below - breaks down what's in store for the game throughout the sum...More..

Solar energy, breaks ground on new Alabama site
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Solar energy, breaks ground on new Alabama site

Nan Boden, Senior Director and Head of Global Technology Partners for Google Cloud . Google bolstered Hughes' optimism Monday by announcing a $100,000 grant to the Jackson County school district to enhan...More..

by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Google has aggressive plans for India, here's what we expect

It's been more than two years since Google fully forayed into the global smartphone business with the launch of Pixel series, but it has failed to find traction in India, the fastest growing and the secon...More..

Apple iPhone 5.8-inch variant to be the cheapest model in 2018
by | Friday, March 23, 2018

Apple iPhone 5.8-inch variant to be the cheapest model in 2018

The report further claimed Apple purchased fewer OLED panels from Samsung Display than it had earlier committed due to the weak demand for the iPhone X . Currently, the original iPhone X's manufacturi...More..

Policeman injured as militants attack BJP leader in Srinagar
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Policeman injured as militants attack BJP leader in Srinagar

Searches are going on at the encounter site as there were reports of third militant as well at the time of weapon snatching attempt. CRPF spokesperson confirmed that Pradeep had suffered shoulder injuries. "F...More..

Spotify to go public on April 3
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Spotify to go public on April 3

That will keep it ahead of Apple , the company believes. BEA Music stressed, "With downloads, which generate more than 9 million sales, digital now represents 54% of all music sales or more than €39 million,...More..

Amazon fixes cause of Alexa's 'creepy' laugh
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Amazon fixes cause of Alexa's 'creepy' laugh

Alexa won't nest one request into another, but it will accommodate multiple requests back to back. If you do not say anything within a 5-second window, Alexa returns to sleep. Reliability of this follow-up ...More..

Amazon Launches Low-Cost Prime Membership For Medicaid Recipients
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Amazon Launches Low-Cost Prime Membership For Medicaid Recipients

According to government data , some 68 million individuals are enrolled in Medicaid, the federal-state-funded health insurance program for needy and low-income people. Inc. declined to say how many people si...More..

Google Assistant is getting deeper links to your smartphone
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Google Assistant is getting deeper links to your smartphone

As Nick Fox, Vice President of Product at Google, notes in a recent blog post, the Google Assistant is now available in eight languages - English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Portu...More..

Dropbox Gave Three Executives $190 Million in Stock Before IPO
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Dropbox Gave Three Executives $190 Million in Stock Before IPO

To compete, Dropbox is pouring money into research and development to convert non-paying users to paid subscribers, and to enhance collaborative tools. "Our market opportunity has grown as we've expanded from...More..