• President Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh
President Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Democrats in turn hope to peel off some Republicans including Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and/or Susan Collins of ME, two senators who support abortion rights and have split with their party before on whether to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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  • Microsoft just announced three new Gears of War games
Microsoft just announced three new Gears of War games

Gears Tactics is now in pre-alpha and looks like a Gears of War take on the turn-based strategy gameplay of the recent XCOM games. Unfortunately, by mobile Microsoft meant Android and iOS only so the game won't make it to Windows Phone.

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  • Facebook bug set 14 million users’ sharing settings to public
Facebook bug set 14 million users’ sharing settings to public

Facebook told Recode and TechCrunch that as many as 14 million users may have been affected and had their posts made public incorrectly, adding that those people would be notified and asked to review their posts from that period. During the period, any post an affected user published on Facebook would have automatically been posted publicly. ...

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  • New Apple Software Helps Limit Smartphone Use
New Apple Software Helps Limit Smartphone Use

Until now, while Touch ID supports up to five different fingerprints from different people, Face ID has been restricted to just a single user. Apple also announced some other small related features, like setting end times for Do Not Disturb when you leave a location or when event ends, as well as adjusting notification settings for apps...

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  • Senators want to know how Facebook shares data with device makers
Senators want to know how Facebook shares data with device makers

In addition, it said, its research showed that some device makers "could retrieve personal information even from users' friends who believed they had barred any sharing". Still, Monday's announcements are another step in a brewing spat with Facebook over privacy and data collection. Apple said it has stopped using the APIs and that it used them...

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  • What's new for Siri in watchOS 5
What's new for Siri in watchOS 5

Another big change is that watchOS 5 supports WebKit. Additionally, Apple Watch users will no longer need to say "Hey Siri " to address the digital assistant - and can instead just raise their wrist and begin issuing commands. Apple is set to release a new version of WatchOS with, unsurprisingly, new fitness features . If they accept it, you ...

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

Apple has apparently been preventing updates for Telegram users worldwide following the ban on the app in Russian Federation. Telegram and its faster counterpart, Telegram X, were briefly pulled from the App Store in February, with Apple citing "inappropriate content" for app's removal.

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  • Apple to announce a Beats speaker at WWDC, Say Sources
Apple to announce a Beats speaker at WWDC, Say Sources

Additionally, the company will also introduce tools for tracking the stock market. He also says that Apple will be showing off new Animoji features at the conference, alongside another big augmented reality announcement. Former Apple executive Tony Fadell, who oversaw work on the first iPhone, said that to Bloomberg recently. "For inf...

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  • Mi 8, MIUI 10 and 5 other products Xiaomi launched today
Mi 8, MIUI 10 and 5 other products Xiaomi launched today

The manufacturer provided less detail about the smaller Mi 8 SE . The Mi Band 3 will come with an improved battery that will last you up to 20 days on a single charge. For snapping photos, there are two cameras on the backside, including a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 shooter with an f/1.8 aperture and a 12-megapixel Samsung S5K3m3 telephoto l...

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  • DHS secretary 'not aware' Putin tried to help Trump campaign
DHS secretary 'not aware' Putin tried to help Trump campaign

Nielsen, who was reported earlier this month to have considered resigning over criticism from Trump regarding immigration policy, said she generally had no reason to doubt any intelligence assessment. All three agencies agree with this judgment. The unclassified assessment released by top US officials in January 2017 said that Moscow sought to ...

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  • Woman Claims Alexa Recorded Private Conversation and Sent it to People
Woman Claims Alexa Recorded Private Conversation and Sent it to People

The employee said that Alexa , Amazon's popular voice assistant, had recorded the family's conversation and sent it to him. "Alexa then asked out loud, '(contact name), right?' Alexa then interpreted background conversation as "right", an Amazon spokesperson said.

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  • The Royal Wedding: Meghan Markle's father won't walk her down the aisle
The Royal Wedding: Meghan Markle's father won't walk her down the aisle

Backtracking on his statements the day before, Thomas Markle told TMZ on Tuesday that he has chose to go to the wedding after speaking with his daughter. Speaking to TMZ , Thomas admitted the photos look "stupid and hammy" and "deeply regrets" what he has done to his daughter, Meghan . It is estimated that the photos sold for up to £1...

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  • Snapchat is adjusting its design following user backlash
Snapchat is adjusting its design following user backlash

The same is true with Stories from friends, which now (re) appear on the right side of the interface. Snapchat is rolling out another redesign for its iOS app following a less-than-successful effort from a few months back. Satisfaction levels for the app among current users aged 18-34 followed a similar trajectory, the market research firm ...

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  • Walmart-Flipkart deal: Sachin Bansal announces exit from company
Walmart-Flipkart deal: Sachin Bansal announces exit from company

Flipkart claims it has over 1.3 lakh sellers on its platform. The acquisition makes the $500-billion Walmart the largest shareholder of the city-based Flipkart group and will help accelerate its mission to transform e-commerce through digital technology.

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  • Asus Zenfone Max Pro vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
Asus Zenfone Max Pro vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

As mentioned in our first impressions, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 looks quite similar to its rival. Everything here is created to take up less space and use less bandwidth, as well as run on modest hardware. The device is also available in a 2GB RAM variant as well but it comes with ZenUI. Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 is backed by a 5,000mAh batt...

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  • NRA members not allowed to bring guns into Trump speech
NRA members not allowed to bring guns into Trump speech

Greg Abbott, and U.S. Sens. "As a result, firearms and firearm accessories, knives or weapons of any kind will be prohibited in the forum prior to and during attendance", the NRA said in a statement. "Am I missing something?" "No excuses for this.it makes us look stupid". "Because it sounds like the NRA wants to protect people who help them sell ...

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  • Apple Says iOS 11 is Now Installed on 76% of iOS Devices
Apple Says iOS 11 is Now Installed on 76% of iOS Devices

The iOS 11 .3 is one of the major updates being rolled out to the iOS devices. The issue lasted approximately two weeks, in which iOS 11.3 introduced a problem with the interactivity of touchscreens for those running third-party displays.

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  • WhatsApp to Up User Age Limit in EU After Pressure
WhatsApp to Up User Age Limit in EU After Pressure

During the next few weeks, WhatsApp will ask its users to agree to new terms of service and the users in Europe will be asked to confirm that they are at least 16 years of age. The new rules also include specific protections to protect children from having personal data collected for marketing purposes or to create user profiles.

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  • VOX to open multiplex in Riyadh soon
VOX to open multiplex in Riyadh soon

Awwad Al-Awwad, opened the first cinema screening in Saudi Arabia on Thursday evening, operated by the world's largest cinema operator and developer AMC Theatres, after almost 35 years of complete cinema shutdown in the kingdom. The invitation-only gala event comes after the conservative kingdom lifted the ban on cinemas a year ago as part of a...

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  • Judge: Class-action lawsuit against Facebook for using facial recognition may proceed
Judge: Class-action lawsuit against Facebook for using facial recognition may proceed

The lawsuit, which was first filed in 2015, says Facebook broke the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act of 2008, which says a company must obtain written permission before scanning and storing one's biometrics, including the type of face-scanning technology Facebook uses to tag users in photos.

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  • NTSB removes Tesla as a party in the investigation of fatal crash
NTSB removes Tesla as a party in the investigation of fatal crash

And when King suggested that the factory could use more human workers and that automation had slowed the Model 3 production process, Musk again agreed, mentioning a "crazy, complex network of conveyor belts" Tesla had used until it became clear it wasn't working.

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  • Mega Drive Mini Is Based on
Mega Drive Mini Is Based on "New and Improved" AtGames Technology

It seems likely we'll see similar fare here, though that hasn't stopped me from maniacally daydreaming of seeing Skies of Arcadia show up on the Switch in this fashion (it absolutely won't). Hardware company AtGames appear to be handling the manufacturing side of things on the new console, responding to fan queries on social media and noting that...

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  • Germany praises bail decision for ex-Catalan leader
Germany praises bail decision for ex-Catalan leader

Spain's Supreme Court reactivated global arrest warrants last month for Puigdemont and four other Catalan politicians who went into self-imposed exile past year. The German court said it will consider his extradition on that count. "We always said we were ready", Puigdemont said. Several ministers of the former Catalan government were arrested,...

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  • Miller, OSU in Frozen Four
Miller, OSU in Frozen Four

The Ohio State women's hockey team also made the Frozen Four this season, before losing 1-0 in overtime to Clarkson in the semifinals. Ohio State finished their year with a record of 26-10-5. "I graduated there last year and I didn't get to go down because the tournament was farther away, so I couldn't miss the chance to come down here and chee...

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  • Google is shutting down its URL shortener service goo.gl
Google is shutting down its URL shortener service goo.gl

Despite, Google has chose to shut down its short URL service goo.gl in the wake of increasing number of offerings by the third party providers. Developers are encouraged to switch over to Firebase Dynamic Links that have the advantage of automatically detecting the user's platform and send the user to either the web or your app.

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