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More Armed School Staff, Counselors Discussed at First Texas Roundtable

Greg Abbott on Tuesday kicked off the first of three roundtable discussions on school safety in the wake of the Santa Fe High School shootings . The Wednesday ...


Diplomats: UN exempts NKoreans meeting Trump from sanctions

The event is scheduled for 12 June in Singapore, but the North has said it may cancel if the U.S. insists on it giving up nuclear weapons. Mr Trump later deni...


Laurel or Yanny? This audio clip is driving the internet insane

Listeners were asked to choose whether the voice was saying " laurel " or " yanny ", with the results nearly evenly split between the two. Introducing: the Ya...


OnePlus 6 launch details confirmed, as OnePlus announces Amazon release date

It will come with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. When it comes to the pricing, the source reveals that the Sandstone Black protective case could be priced a...


Facebook closes 583 million fake accounts

Along with fake accounts, Facebook said in its transparency report that it had removed 21 million pieces of content featuring sex or nudity, 2.5 million p...


Uber to end forced arbitration for victims of sexual assault, harassment

The rideshare company said Tuesday it will no longer force into arbitration passengers who allege that they have been sexually assaulted or harassed by driver...


Google Duplex Could Reinvent The Mobile Communication?

In addition, Google Assistant became more user-friendly on smartphones. Duplex is slated to start rolling out this summer within Google Assistant , and mak...


Google rolls out Assistant's new voices in US

You'll be able to set the brightness for specific situations, and Android P will use machine learning to figure out how like you it. Android TV thrives on...


Walmart buys 77% stake in Flipkart for $16 bn

Earlier on Wednesday, Soft- Bank chief executive officer Masayoshi Son unexpectedly spilled the beans on the deal by confirming on a conference call that W...


Google Maps' new 'For you' tab introduces personal recommendations, AR camera features

The score is generated by utilising Machine Learning and outlines the reasons explaining why it thinks you'd enjoy that place such as "you enjoy Greek food" a...


Apple 'to launch triple-camera iPhone next year'

Apple's 2019 iPhone could come with a triple-camera setup. Citing a research note from Yuanta Securities analyst Jeff Pu, the Taipei Times reported that Appl...


Abbas apologizes for comments decried as anti-Semitic

He said that "if people were offended by my statements in front of the PNC, especially people of the Jewish faith, I apologize to them", Xinhua news agency ...


The Comet Hits, Now New Fortnite Season 4 Begins

No matter your thoughts on the game itself, it was an ingenious marketing ploy. The latest patch for Season 4 is huge and brings tons of new changes to both...


'Red Dead Redemption 2' Breaking Silence This Wednesday With New Trailer

We'd expect to hear and see much more about Red Dead Redemption 2 at E3 2018, but for now treat any information out there with a huge dollop of salt. Rockstar...


Barclays thinks new iPhones won't include headphone adapter

The 3D Touch feature was one of the biggest additions for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, released back in September 2015. For 2018, Kuo has predicted that Appl...


END OF AN ERA: Iniesta confirms Barca exit

Trawling through Andres Iniesta's personal highlights, they seem relatively modest for a man who has spent the last 22 years at Barcelona . "At the end of th...


Fortnite Season 4 announced, possible superhero theme inbound

Fortnite: Battle Royale is now free to play on PlayStation, Xbox, PC, and mobile devices. Other players reckoned that it could mean a dinosaur theme would ha...


BMW iX3 concept unveiled at Beijing Motor Show

All of which draw power from a newer battery which is more compact - and more powerful, too. BMW said in the future it would look to build pure combustion eng...


Kellyanne Conway chides CNN host over question about husband's Trump tweets

Conway's response: "It's fascinating to me that CNN would go there". "It's fascinating to me that CNN would go there", Conway said . We're now going to talk ...


Retail Rivals Amazon and Best Buy Team Up to Sell Smart TVs

The Fire Edition TVs by Insignia and Toshiba are created to work seamlessly with Amazon's own voice assistant Alexa . In the future, Best Buy may car...


New secret BioShock title is now under development

BioShock: Infinite was the latest title in the franchise, and the first person shooter was instantly hailed for its incredible journey into Rapture with stunni...


Google to Introduce Self-destructing Email Feature in Gmail

While this is a convenient way to secure information, it also benefits Google by allowing the service to associate email addresses with cell phone numbers - add...


Tesla withdraws from NTSB cooperation agreement

Tesla on Thursday defended its disclosures, saying the agreement with the NTSB "requires that we not release information about Autopilot to the public, a req...


Soon you will be able to download your Instagram data

With the impending arrival of GDPR in Europe and the requirement for data portability , Facebook-owned Instagram is planning to make it possible for users ...


Apple Cofounder Is Quitting Facebook Amid Privacy Concerns

In fact, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg confirmed as much by stating that users would need to pay to avoid having their data used for advertising. Wozniak ...


Chelsea 1-1 West Ham: 5 talking points

Eden Hazard's indifferent form has epitomised Chelsea's struggles and the Belgian playmaker had gone seven games without a goal.Chelsea were in control but when...


Samsung made over $50 billion in sales this quarter

Sales rose 19%, Samsung did not disclose its net income, but will give the breakdown figures and more details later this month. They put this down to Samsun...


Amazon adds music, podcasts and radio to Alexa Routines

Aside from the usual audio tricks - answering questions, playing music requests, and so on - Alexa on Fire tablets will also visual content with some of its res...


Minnesotans Hoping to Lead Minnesota-Duluth to Hockey National Championship

With AP Photos.Louie Roehl and Jared Thomas scored in the first 3:04 and Minnesota Duluth held off Ohio State 2-1 night to reach the NCAA championship game for ...


Spotify debuts with a boom, opening at $165.90

Spotify took the unusual step of going public through a direct listing , rather than hiring an investment bank to help set an initial stock price. The dig...


Not a drill! MARVEL's SPIDER-MAN for PS4 has a release date!

According to Insomniac , the game's release date will be announced tomorrow, April 4, as part of the magazine Game Informer's May issue. The game's pr...


Google's chief of search and artificial intelligence hired by Apple

Giannandrea will stay at the company, according to TechCrunch . Google's Senior VP of Engineering John Giannandrea (L) and TechCrunch moderator Frede...


Apple Testing 'Touchless' Gestures for the iPhone

Bloomberg reported Wednesday on the new tech, but said both features won't be coming to iPhones for at least two years, and that's if Apple decides to move...


Lindsay Lohan loses appeal in her lawsuit against GTA5 and Rockstar Games

Lohan's lawyers further claimed that a mission in GTA V - in which the player must help Lacey Jonas evade paparazzi - "contains identical events to the Plai...


Apple Is Releasing a New Battery Tool to Fix Your Slow iPhone

Anyway, for those who have gotten the latest iOS 11 .1, the update may not seem like there are many changes except for the obvious new App Store design and the...


Facebook is probing reappearance of users' never-posted videos

However, that comes with the trade-off of having your data and information passed along to marketers and businesses to target you for ads. Facebook has run ...


We support the right of our ally Saudi Arabia to defend itself

In Paris , the group's spokesman Shahin Ghobadi said in response to the Iranian official's statement that "the notion that the People's Mojahedin Organization ...


VW reveals concept of new 5-seat SUV in NY

The thesis of the Volkswagen Atlas SUV was to build a vehicle tailored to American tastes. Named after a tree native to the Pacific Coast in the US the c...


Nvidia develops virtual testing platform for self-driving cars

In the same time, the software was put through 2.7 billion miles of testing in a virtual world, allowing algorithms to be quickly refined and tested against num...


Jimmy Carter: Trump's John Bolton pick one of his 'worst mistakes'

McMaster told The New York Times previous year that Trump's unorthodox approach "has moved a lot of us out of our comfort zone, me included". While Trump ...


Calls For Gun Control Extend Beyond Classrooms In Baltimore

There were sobs as one teenage survivor, Emma Gonzalez, read the names of the 17 victims and then stood in silence. More than 800 demonstrations were set to t...


A Future Software Update Will Fix Siri Privacy Bug

The bug was discovered this week, with the command "read my notifications" yielding some surprising results for owners of Apple's flagship devices. Now, Apple h...


Just Shapes and Beats Launches First on Nintendo Switch This Summer

Bomb Chicken - Pioneer of the "explosive chicken egg" platforming genre, exploding onto switch later in the summer. Developed by Asymmetric Publications, ...


Try before you buy (or download) with Android Instant

Fans of Words With Friends 2 will match up against a Shakespeare-inspired Wordmaster bot powered by the latest AI technology, while Solitaire enthusiasts ca...


Spotify is finally set to make its debut in India

The news brings to a close mounting speculation on the flotation D-Day for Spotify , following the company's filing of a preparatory F-1 document with the US ...


You can now talk to Google Assistant in Hindi

During 2017, Google launched the Assistant in Hindi the instant-messaging platform Allo. However, Google will rollout support for the Hindi Assistant on de...


Broadcom confirms it has withdrawn its Qualcomm bid

Intel was previously said to have pondered intervening in the deal if it went through by bidding for Qualcomm but it's now unlikely to make any moves even i...


Fitbit Ace Fitness Tracker For Kids Revealed

The revamped version 2.0 of the software also gained hundreds of new apps and clock faces that weren't available when the Ionic debuted, including programs fr...


You Can Now Make Alexa Calls From Tablets

You will no longer need to be around your Echo Speaker to make free calls and messages with Alexa . As mentioned, the only item needed on a capable tablet to...


Microsoft claims Sony is stopping Xbox One and PS4 cross-play

Spencer replied with a rather telling "Me 2", before developer Epic added "We 3". Thereafter, the company sent an "open invitation for other networks to parti...