• SoundCloud isn't going anywhere, raises largest funding ever
SoundCloud isn't going anywhere, raises largest funding ever

I'm happy to announce that together with investors The Raine Group and Temasek we've just wrapped up the largest financing round in the history of SoundCloud . Former Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor will replace founder Alex Ljung as chief executive. Whether or not this detail is compatible with SoundCloud's reputation as an "independent" and ...

Read more

  • Apple May Bring Apple Watch To Aetna's 23 Million Customers
Apple May Bring Apple Watch To Aetna's 23 Million Customers

As part of the 2016 deal, Aetna offers the Apple Watch to its 50,000 employees under its corporate wellness program . Those in attendance included executives from Aetna and Apple , as well as hospital chief medical information officers across the country.

Read more

  • Uber settles federal probe over 'God view,' other alleged privacy violations
Uber settles federal probe over 'God view,' other alleged privacy violations

But in fact, Uber enforced that policy for only about eight months, said Ben Rossen, FTC staff attorney. Uber also has to implement a "comprehensive privacy program" that addresses future risks with new software it implements - so if Uber implements something like a "predictive ride feature", picking people up in locations that they're freque...

Read more

  • Uber settles claims that it mishandled private information about users and drivers
Uber settles claims that it mishandled private information about users and drivers

The FTC said Uber failed to stop employees from inappropriately accessing user data, and that the company failed to provide "reasonable security" for the data it stored on Amazon Web Services. "This case shows that, even if you're a fast growing company, you can't leave consumers behind: you must honour your privacy and security promises". Bu...

Read more

  • ASUS ZenFone 4 Launch Date Revealed: 19th August
ASUS ZenFone 4 Launch Date Revealed: 19th August

Asus ZenFone 4 Max (ZC554KL). It looks like an invitation to an event has popped up online that will be the debut platform that will showcase the upcoming and long awaited Zenfone 4 . Judging from Asustek's orders to component suppliers, shipments of the ZenFone 4 range are likely to reach over eight million units in the second half of 2017...

Read more

  • Skype now lets you send money with PayPal on Android and iPhone
Skype now lets you send money with PayPal on Android and iPhone

When you first try to use Send Money you'll be prompted to connect your Skype and PayPal accounts together. If the feature is available is your area, you'll first need to link your PayPal account to your Skype profile. And don't worry about sending money overseas. Check out PayPal's blog post and we look forward to hearing your feedba...

Read more

  • Apple Ordered to Pay More Than $500 Million in Latest Patent Spat
Apple Ordered to Pay More Than $500 Million in Latest Patent Spat

The technology giant is guilty of violating a patent filed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's patent licensing arm. Would not want to give any of those billions of dollars in cash to a university. Judge Conley said at the time that Apple could be ordered to pay as much as $862.4 million damages if WARF was able to prove its case. The chip, in...

Read more

  • Boy Face-Plants Right Onto a Million-Year-Old Stegomastodon Skull
Boy Face-Plants Right Onto a Million-Year-Old Stegomastodon Skull

Houde praised the family's response in reaching out to him, and encouraged others who were fortunate enough to make such a discovery, to approach an expert as fossils found in similar areas are "radioactive". "They just decay into tiny little bits". "The skull that we found is one of the very best to have been found in New Mexico ", Houde said...

Read more

  • Ghost Recon Wildlands Is Getting PvP This Fall
Ghost Recon Wildlands Is Getting PvP This Fall

What was really missing from the game was the ability to hunt other players in a PvP mode. The 4v4 action will be available as a free update sometime this fall. Ghost War will reportedly sport large maps that challenge players to contend with unsafe terrain and weather conditions in addition to enemy players.

Read more

  • Google Home now supports purchased and uploaded songs on Google Play Music
Google Home now supports purchased and uploaded songs on Google Play Music

Until now that is. If you haven't set Play Music as your default music player on Google Home , you'll have to say something like "OK Google , play X on Google Play Music " to listen to your music. This will likely be welcome news for anyone who has a large library of downloaded music they're still clinging to. This is something that's been notic...

Read more

  • 'iPhone 8' dummy shown in new video
'iPhone 8' dummy shown in new video

With a decade on, they are still making the headlines. Sure, I wanted a phone with a camera, a real mobile browser and a new-fangled touchscreen, but my no-name flip phone did the job just fine. Then, for the first time in the iPhone's history, Apple introduced two new models at the same time, the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C (September 2013).

Read more

  • Microsoft releases new Windows XP security patch
Microsoft releases new Windows XP security patch

MICROSOFT HAS TAKEN THE UNUSUAL STEP of releasing a critical security patch for Windows XP, warning that another WannaCry-style attack could be on the horizon. Sadly the release of these patches for legacy software does not mean that Microsoft has changed its mind about supporting XP and the like. The Wanna Cry virus was only able to affect ...

Read more

  • Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show
Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

Reed says there was no immediate report of any injuries or fuel leaks. "Upon landing there was a mishap at the Dayton International Airport with an F-16D Fighting Falcon at approximately 12:20 p.m", they added. The news organization said an eyewitness saw a Thunderbird F-16 coming in for landing, had slipped and wound up on its top. "We will prov...

Read more

  • Severe Weather Threat Continues Through The Afternoon, Evening
Severe Weather Threat Continues Through The Afternoon, Evening

Damaging winds, large hail, brief tornadoes and flash flooding are possible on the East Coast, and storms are expected to intensify as they move from the western Appalachian Mountains toward the East Coast. One of those systems could bring more of that tropical moisture to our area, increasing the metro's chance of rain throughout the workweek. ...

Read more

  • GTA 5 OpenIV Mod Ban Crashes Game's Review Score On Steam
GTA 5 OpenIV Mod Ban Crashes Game's Review Score On Steam

Take-Two has also issued similar notices to other GTA Online cheat tools like Force Hax and Menyoo , both of which have shut down. At the time of writing over 39,000 reviews have been submitted recently, with a lot of them being classed as "Overwhelmingly Negative".

Read more

  • Twenty six hurt after China Eastern Airlines flight caught in turbulence
Twenty six hurt after China Eastern Airlines flight caught in turbulence

Others are being treated for scalp lacerations, bone fractures and soft tissue injuries from falling baggage. A slightly injured passenger surnamed Zhang was quoted as saying: "We felt strong turbulence twice and minor turbulence three times".

Read more

  • Dual-screen YotaPhone 3 coming later this year
Dual-screen YotaPhone 3 coming later this year

The YotaPhone 2 was said to be coming stateside in the second half of 2015, but it was called off shortly after a crowdfunding campaign was launched to help cover the costs. The smartphone will be available in the early fall of this year in Russian Federation and China. The device was announced in China, but only scanty information was avail...

Read more

  • Sony unveils new 'Spider-man' game at E3 expo
Sony unveils new 'Spider-man' game at E3 expo

Sony is also getting on the VR ( Virtual Reality ) bandwagon, showing plans for their brand new PSVR with an interesting Zelda style game called Moss , which is about the adventures of a mouse. At its E3 2017 press conference, the first-ever gameplay footage was revealed for the game, which was originally announced at Sony's keynote previ...

Read more

  • El Centro 6th Grader Competes in National Spelling Bee
El Centro 6th Grader Competes in National Spelling Bee

Hannah Fernandes misspelled her second word in the oral preliminaries Wednesday at the Scripps National Spelling Bee . Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere . Those words made Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee previous year. The competition started in 1925, when 11-year-old Frank Neuhauser co...

Read more

  • Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May
Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

Alex Wickham, news editor at the right wing political blog Guido Fawkes claimed Mr Johnson and Conservative campaign strategist Lynton Crosby have met privately "several times over the last few days". Mr Johnson's eight-point message added Tory MPs must "stop the narrative" that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn "somehow won this thing", noting he "b...

Read more

  • China will take the lead as Trump scores climate change own
China will take the lead as Trump scores climate change own

Wang Yao, vice-president of China's Green Finance Committee, said, "Whatever it brings to the USA, the key thing now is to deal with challenges left by the withdrawal of one of the world's largest emitters". Underlining India's commitment to protect nature, Prime Minister Modi said:"For the last 5000 years, even when I was not born, it has been the...

Read more

  • May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away
May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

But if she does not beat the 12-seat majority Cameron won in 2015, her electoral gamble will have failed and her authority could be undermined just as she tries to deliver what she has told voters will be a successful Brexit . The findings follow a clutch of recent polls which have suggested the gap between the parties is narrowing. Corbyn refus...

Read more

  • Scientists spot rare gravity waves for the third time
Scientists spot rare gravity waves for the third time

The third detection has been described in a new paper accepted for publication in the journal Physical Review Letters . That's the farthest signal yet. The LIGO team has done extensive modeling of different mergers, and can match the curves in the data to the properties of the black holes in various models.

Read more

  • Trump On Verge Of Making Big Changes To Communications Team
Trump On Verge Of Making Big Changes To Communications Team

Following that segment, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway joined the show. Mr Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery on Monday to mark Memorial Day, but had to quickly pivot to the Russian Federation uproar after returning to Washington last Saturday from his first worldwide trip since taking office.

Read more

  • Alaska volcano erupts again; aviation alert raised to red
Alaska volcano erupts again; aviation alert raised to red

Bogoslof's eruption prompted concerns for aircraft safety, as volcanic ash ejected into the atmosphere can severely impair a plane's engines . He further added, "Lightning in the Aleutians is mostly happened because of volcanic plumes, as the meteorological conditions for lightning are not common".

Read more