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Heat forces Phoenix-bound to go back to Houston

Phoenix peaked at 118 degrees over the course of the day, the fifth-hottest day on record. She had no known medical issues, and her condition appeared to be heat-related, authorities said. The culprit is a high-pressure air mass in the mid to upper-...

Chinese supercomputer tops list of world's fastest computers

A homegrown Chinese machine called Sunway TaihuLight has been declared the world's fastest supercomputer . There is little question that China has for decades been looking to make a splash with almost everything thing they do. Critics in China sus...

Childish Gambino to Debut New Album at Live Shows

Nothing against Donald Glover, but it's been three years since Because The Internet and we're itching for more Childish Gambino and it looks like that's exactly what we're gonna get! The most inventive feature on the app allows users to speed up th...

Blue Origin has fourth successful rocket booster landing

And, they proved that everything turns out alright, which is good news for anyone hoping to use Blue Origin for a space visit in the future. According to him, the company will test how safe is the capsule, even in a critical failure situation.

Apple will finally let you delete those annoying built-in apps

The new operating system won't be compatible with older iPhones or older iPads . If users change their minds, they can re-download the apps through Apple's App Store . There is now no option to use Google Maps for Yelp, so if users delete Apple ...

LG X Power, X Mach, X Style And X Max Smartphones Announced

The LG X power has a 7.9mm body, a huge 4,100mAh battery and fast charging technology, enabling it to charge at "twice the normal speed", according to LG. The X mach also boasts 3GB of RAM. The phone is powered with a quad-core Snapdragon 410 pro...

Max Fin shares zoom 20% on merger with HDFC Life

Standard Life now holds a 35% stake in HDFC Life . HDFC Standard Life Insurance on Friday said it has agreed with Max Financial Services and subsidiary Max Life Insurance to open exclusive merger talks , as the trio target an increased share of...

Cosmetics maker Revlon to buy Elizabeth Arden in $870 mln deal

Oracle's software business grew 2% but CEO Safra Katz says the company is more focused on its cloud business, which saw growth of 49%. The deal marks a turnabout for investors, who had been speculating earlier this year that Revlon might be an ...

Streamlined Xbox One S Unveiled

All games released for Project Scorpio will, however, still be compatible with Xbox One and the new Xbox One S: there will be no Project Scorpio exclusives. While this will mark a major step forward for the Xbox line of consoles, it isn't a ...

The Rolls-Royce of the 22nd century won't need a chauffeur

The new Rolls-Royce is an electric vehicle that has a self-stowing luggage compartment. The skirted wheels show off the detailed rims as a jewelry-like detail. Meanwhile, the BMW auto of the future would offer a "boost" mode with support such as disp...

Apple loses design case to Chinese company

The potential ban stems from a decision issued last month by the Beijing Intellectual Property Office. A local IP authority ruled that Apple Inc has violated the design patents of a lesser know Chinese device maker, which could force USA smartpho...

Trump says he will discuss guns, terrorism watch list with NRA

Following the Orlando massacre, Hillary Clinton stated in an appearance on Monring Joe , "And I still am just totally bewildered by the Republican Congress' refusal to block suspected terrorists from buying guns who are on the no-fly list".

OnePlus 3 is a $399 smartphone powerhouse

The dual-SIM OnePlus 3 is powered by the Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 SoC (dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo and dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo), Adreno 530 GPU and 6GB RAM . The device is available in two colours - Graphite Grey and Gold - and retails for US$39...

Google Launches Springboard Enterprise Search Tool and Updates Google Sites

The new product was announced in a Google for Work Blogspot post written by Prabhakar Raghavan, vice president of engineering, Google Apps. The most important announcement among the two was the introduction of a new AI-powered assistant, Sprin...

Tesla Builds Its Brand Image With Nordstrom Partnership

According to FastCompany , Tesla is now looking to obtain a sales license that would allow them to sell directly from Nordstrom. MORE: Tesla says it will build 500K cars a year by end of 2018; can it? Tesla has just announced a partnership w...

Producer prices rise on gasoline; underlying inflation weak

The rebound in oil prices and a slight softening in the value of the dollar have combined to push prices higher in recent months. Imported food prices climbed 0.3 percent last month. Prices excluding food and energy were up 1.2% on the year. Prices...

National Aquarium Announces Plans For North America's First Dolphin Sanctuary

The Aquarium is seeking philanthropic investments to fund the creation of the dolphin sanctuary . The aquarium sits at the Inner Harbor, a hugely popular tourist attraction for the city of Baltimore. Racanelli, the aquarium's CEO since 2011, also wr...

Clean Energy to Get $7.8 Trillion Investment Through 2040

The installed price of residential rooftop solar power today is about $3.00 per watt, without government subsidies. Bloomberg New Energy Finance has reduced its long-term forecasts for coal and gas prices by 33% and 30%. Small-scale battery storage, ...

Go Ahead, Destroy Your Childhood by Watching This 'Pete's Dragon' Trailer

There's not much in the way of wacky mischief and wild antics from an invisible dragon, and much more wonder and melancholy about the tender relationship between a boy and his incredible dragon, and the close-minded adults who want to destroy him.

This is Sony's new controller for VR FPS games

The other big new game is being developed by Bend Studio. More so, the console is said to be supported by a majority of the already released games. Star Wars Battlefront: X-Wing VR Mission will put you in the pilot seat of an X-Wing fighter and ...

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Moto E4 specs revealed at Geekbench

MOTO Z PLAY and this will definitely get the Android 7.1.1 update as this news is confirmed by MOTOROLA itself. The back of the device features a dual camera setup, but there hav...

1st tropical depression of season forms far from land

The official Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th. The system transitioned to a fully tropical one on Thursday with satellite imagery showing that i...

Facebook developing tech to allow users to type with their brains

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social network is creating brain-computer-interface technology that "one day will let you communicate using your mind". Facebook's goal, w...

AMD officially launches Polaris Evolved RX 500 series

It also contains the same 8GB of GDDR5 RAM at 8GHz on a 256-bit bus. As we mentioned, the GPU engine is the same Polaris architecture found in the AMD Radeon RX 400 series, so ...

International Monetary Fund forecasts growth of less than 1% for SA in 2017

The IMF's latest outlook for 2017 is a slight upgrade from the 3.4 per cent global growth it had forecast in January. However, Obstfeld noted, a number of countries will continue...

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Odisha for BJP's national executive meet

In Pics: BJP National President Shri @AmitShah addressing BJP National Office Bearer's meeting in Bhubaneswar . Earlier in the day, Modi had led a roadshow and broke security ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Looks Like Galaxy S8 But Just Bigger

Essentially, you're getting a slightly upgraded version of Google Now without voice input which is probably not what Samsung had in mind when they implemented this technology. The ...

Malala Yousafzai appointed UN messenger of peace

The Noble Laureate is the the youngest-ever "Messenger of Peace". The attack was seen as retaliation for her outspoken opposition to the group blocking women and girls from getti...

Modi India's Most Popular Leader After Independence: NDA

Uddhav will leave for Delhi around 1pm and will be accompanied by Aaditya. In his concluding remark at the meeting, the Prime Minister asked his allies to connect to the youth as...

Ford designs baby crib that mimics soothing car ride

The crib simulates a vehicle ride's gentle rocking movement, emits white noise that sounds like a auto engine and is lined with lights that turn on and off, which mimic streetlig...

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Jupiter pays its closest visit to Earth for the year on Friday

Jupiter pays its closest visit to Earth for the year on Friday

Nevertheless, scientists claim that on Saturday, April 8, Jupiter will come even closer to our planet. Without a telescope, Jupiter is still quite distinct, with a characteristic...

Cable giant Comcast offers cellular plans on Verizon network

Cable giant Comcast offers cellular plans on Verizon network

That area covers markets across the nation, but is missing in places such as New York City and Los Angeles. However, that's a price that will only be available to the company's bes...

NASA prepares the Cassini spacecraft for its daring final Saturn mission

NASA prepares the Cassini spacecraft for its daring final Saturn mission

NASA's unmanned Cassini spacecraft preparing to dive into the unexplored rings of Saturn. "What we learn from Cassini's daring final orbits will further our understanding of ho...

YouTube's Live TV Streaming Service Is Officially Available for Subscription

Those who are able to tune into YouTube TV on Wednesday won't find anything different from what was unveiled in late February. Today, YouTube TV debuts in five major US citi...

Windows 10 Creators Update Preview

Windows 10 Creators Update Preview

KB4106250 is a cumulative update for Windows 10 that brings the build number of the Creators Update to 15063.11. The Creators Update will roll out automatically via Windows...