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Apr 13 2018

Uber adds safety features to app, including direct dial to 911

The expansion includes bikes and cars for rent and even public transport like buses and trains. Elaine Herzberg was killed after being hit by an Uber self-driving SUV...

Apr 13 2018

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

We are sticking with our wide-moat rating and $198 fair value estimate for Facebook . He said ads are removed when they are reported. You can also download a copy of...

Apr 12 2018

Chemical weapons watchdog to send team to Syria's Douma

Trump has vowed to respond " forcefully " to the alleged chemical attack in Douma, where rescuers and medics say more than 40 people died after the suspected poison ...

Apr 10 2018

Messenger gets HD videos, 360-degree Photos

Facebook said support for 360-degree photos in Messenger is available "all over the world" on both iOS and Android. Facebook has come under intense scrutiny in recent w...

Apr 07 2018

Ever space hotel will launch in 2021

Orion Span says the station will have suites that can fit two people for those lucky enough to be able to afford a couples' retreat in space. It will orbit at an altitu...

Apr 06 2018

Amazon Fire 7, Fire HD 8 Get Hands-Free Alexa Integration

Starting today, Amazon is rolling out a new feature called Alexa Announcements which turns your multiple Echo speakers into a makeshift intercom system. Amazon ( amzn )...

Apr 06 2018

Tesla Model 3 production misses targets for the 1st quarter

The Model 3 delivery figures offered some reassurance to investors, and shares in the company up 4.9% just after stocks opened in NY. Production topped 2020 units in th...

Apr 06 2018

Apple targets schools with new iPad, apps

Instead of curving outwards towards the edges of the phone, Apple is considering displays that have a concave curvature that slowly dips towards the center from the top...

Apr 04 2018

SpaceX has launched another bunch of satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket

Looking forward to the remainder of April, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is scheduled to take flight on April 12 with an Air Force payload known as AFSPC-11; a ...

Apr 04 2018

Severe weather possible late tonight

A slight risk means scattered severe thunderstorms are possible, but would be short-lived and not widespread. To the west of the Golden Triangle, golf-ball-size hail wi...

Apr 04 2018

Manny Pacquiao to fight Lucas Mattysse for WBA welterweight title

Pacquiao, an elected senator in the Philippines, has not fought in the ring since being defeated on points by Australia's Jeff Horn in Brisbane last July, a loss that cos...

Apr 04 2018

Facebook 'ugly truth' growth memo haunts firm

Facebook, in particular, has earned a reputation over the years as a place that prioritizes business over all else - the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal is a primary...

Apr 04 2018

China says space station to re-enter atmosphere off Brazil coast

The spacecraft - about the size of a city bus - nearly entirely burned up on its entrance to the Earth's atmosphere, breaking into small pieces as it fell over the Sout...

Apr 03 2018

Google reportedly working on mid-range Pixel smartphone for markets like India

Always feeling the heat from rivals Amazon and Samsung , the organization is now said to launch the AI-fueled Google Home and Google Home Mini speakers in India....

Apr 02 2018

Google Acquires Tenor Search Engine for Animated Images

Now it seems that Google could be working on more mobile-friendly search results, this time in the form of infinite scrolling . It saves all of its results in an inde...

Apr 01 2018

Google is shuttering its URL shortening service, goo.gl

If you didn't know, Google has a URL shortening service where they take long URLs and converts them into shorter ones using the goo.gl link. Existing users will have acce...

Mar 31 2018

IOS 11.3: How to check battery health and disable throttling

The feature was introduced in response to the revelation that Apple had been intentionally slowing the performance of older iPhones in order to maximize the life of the...

Mar 30 2018

Recent discovery challenges what scientists thought about birth of galaxies

There have been several ideas that have floated around regarding the true nature of dark matter , and discoveries like this will only push astronomers to unlocking its...

Mar 30 2018

Apple's Tim Cook 'wouldn't be in same situation' as Zuckerberg's Facebook scandal

Cook has made a point of criticizing Facebook for both the Cambridge Analytica affair and its overall approach to consumer privacy in recent days . "It's a civil libe...

Mar 30 2018

Apple releases first HomePod software update alongside iOS 11.3

As the Apple blogosphere has noted, the Music Videos remodel was supposed to be included in iOS 11.3, meaning its full-on release should be arriving soon. Most notab...