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One dead as cyclone flooding overwhelms Australian towns

A bridge over Yatton Creek in north Queensland is partially washed away in the flooding rain that followed Cyclone Debbie. "I'd only just finished renovating th...


Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ launched

This scanner has been an important feature for iOS devices for a while now, as it allows users to unlock their phones with one touch. Additionally, Samsung ...


Nougat usage continues to grow in Google's Android distribution stats

When it comes to Nougat, versions 7.0 and 7.1 combined for 4.9 percent. Google's Android 7.0 Nougat operating system has been seeing a faster pace of adoption...


Trial of Samsung heir focuses on father-to-son succession

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone was plagued with problems which caused the device to overheat and in some cases catch fire. Amid a general increase in sh...


4 dead after plane crashes while approaching OR airport

Around 11am, a driver called 911 to report the wreck, which took place off of Peoria Road in Harrisburg. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National ...


Europe's tallest and fastest rollercoaster where thrillseekers rocket

Visitors enjoy the new attraction "Red Force", the fastest vertical accelerator in Europe. Red Force is a 112 metres high ride that accelerates up to 180 km/h...


Citizen Scientist Discovers Four Super-Earths Around A Sun-Like Star

Stargazing Live host Professor Brian Cox describe the discovery as the "most significant scientific discovery" we have ever made. Over two days, more than 70...


Trump's Options for North Korea Include Placing Nukes in South Korea

North Korea hosted its first-ever competitive football match with South Korea at the Kim Il-Sung stadium in Pyongyang in front of a patriotic crowd. In a rare...


Pune beat Mumbai by 7 wkts

So, Stokes it had to be, and Stokes it was, with the Englishman finding an able partner in Manoj Tiwary, one of the forgotten men of Indian cricket. In the next...


Uber gets itself banned in Italy

An Italian court has ruled that Uber's apps can not be used in the country, and that the company can not advertise its services there. Uber said in a sta...


Ford made a crib that acts like a car

On Thursday, Ford announced the development of Max Motor Dreams, a crib that simulates the motion, engine noise and even street lighting of those night time d...


Russell Westbrook gets enough assists to clinch triple-double average for season

Everyone knows that Oscar Robertson had a ridiculous 41 triple-doubles during the 1961-62 season. The pass leading into an Oladipo make turned what could ha...


Trump's granddaughter Arabella serenades Chinese leader in Mandarin

Xi said that the meeting helped the two leaders develop a " deeper understanding " and build trust between the two nations. In his closing remarks from Florid...


Australia floods still rising with two dead, four missing

The ex-tropical cyclone slammed into Australia's northeast coast as a fierce Category 4 storm on Tuesday and caused widespread damage from extreme wind, rains...


Microsoft Surface Thrashed Apple iPad In Recent Consumer Satisfaction Report

It evaluated the tablet customer satisfaction across five major factors which include (in order of importance) performance, ease of operation, features , sty...


Farm Bureau Praises EPA Chlorpyrifos Decision

US farms use more than 6 million pounds of the chemical each year - about 25 percent of it in California. The US Department of Agriculture, the National Assoc...


Climate Change May Increase the Amount of Severe Aircraft Turbulence, Here's Why

Warming air currents at 35,000 feet will raise light turbulence by 40 per cent, but the chances of white-knuckle severe turbulence, which causes injuries as pas...


LG begins global rollout of the G6

With an immersive FullVision display that supports both Dolby Vision and HDR 10, the LG G6 is compatible with more HDR content than any smartphone now availab...


Google Adds Fact-Check Info to Search Results

Google can't stop fake news, but it will now do a better job labeling it as such when you see it. After assessing feedback from both users and publishers, we'...


Hyperloop One Has Put The Finishing Touches To Its Nevada Test Track

It's also an argument that might appeal to the White House. The Hyperloop One Global Challenge kicked off in May 2016 as an open call to individuals, univer...


Samsung Elec defeated by Huawei in first smartphone patent battle

And Samsung could eventually be forced to hand over a lot more than £9.3m to its rival, as Huawei has filed further patent infringement claims against the compa...


ACCC Takes Apple To Court Over Consumer Guarantees

The agency's Chairman Rod Sims says that consumer guarantee rights exist independently of manufacturer warranty and don't go away just because of third-party in...


NSFW: NYC Uber Rider Threatens Driver, Falsely Accuses Him Of Rape

Dashcam footage shows how the driver endured over eight minutes of threats, abuse and racial slurs from the unruly passenger. "Upfront fares are calculated ...


Gorsuch heads for confirmation as Senate tears up own rules

They called it an epic power grab that would further corrode politics in Congress, the courts and the nation. Only three Democrats voted in favor of Gorsuch: Se...


SJ Res. 34 to be signed by Trump: ends internet privacy guidelines

Online privacy has always been a subject of debate as to where the line is drawn and what ISPs can collect from their consumers. One critic of the repeal , ...


Suu Kyi denies ethnic cleansing of Rohingya minority

As for the worldwide approach, on February 3, the Office of the UN High Commission for Human Rights released a detailed report of the widespread human rights ...


Woman sues Uber, says she was stabbed by another passenger

The victim, 25-year-old Jennifer Camacho , filed the lawsuit Tuesday against Uber Technologies, Inc. and Julie Ramer , her attacker, whom she had never met ...


Hiker rescued after becoming trapped under 1500-pound boulder

The boulder rested on the woman's legs. "It happened so quick that she wasn't able to get out of the way in time". "He heard a large cracking sound, he looked...


Canonical Ends Linux Smartphone Ambition, Looks To IoT And Cloud

Along with this, Ubuntu is also dumping the Mir display server letting Wayland replace it. The hope was that Ubuntu Linux would thrive as a smartphone OS an...


Uber says never used Waymo files on self-driving

Alphabet/Google (GOOGL) unit Waymo's suit alleges that its former employee Anthony Levandowski stole 14,000 files full of self-driving auto trade secrets when...


TLC announces release date for final album

Though their album, the first since 2002's 3D - has a drop date, Diggins asked backers for one more favor: a title. TLC launched a successful Kickstarter c...


Duluth playing for NCAA hockey championship

UMD, which is in its fifth Frozen Four in program history, will play in its second-ever title game on Saturday against the victor of Notre Dame and Denver. A lo...


US authorities bust visa fraud scheme for wealthy Chinese

These allegations are the latest in the EB-5 visa program, which is meant to give green cards to foreigners looking to come to America if they are willing to in...


Montana joins others in effort to bolster internet privacy

The new bill scraps a Federal Communications Commission ( FCC) rule that let customers control what internet companies do with information on what websites the...


Turkey: Syria Autopsies Show Chemical Weapons Used in Attack

Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said the World Health Organization had supervised autopsies for three people, and that chemical agents had been detected. ...