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Mosul Victory 'a Matter of Days', Says Iraqi PM

While the exact circumstances were unclear, Sunday night's attacks were described as a diversionary tactic by west Mosul-based "sleeper cells" to ease the press...


Supreme Court refuses interim order against Centre's notification on Aadhaar

The Centre informed the court that it has extended its Aadhaar enrolment deadline from June 30 to September 30, 2017, and said that nobody would be allowed to s...


SpaceX nails two rocket launches in one weekend

The Space Exploration Technologies booster blasted off at 1:25 p.m. from Space Launch Complex-4 on South Base, rising above a band of marine layer blanketi...


Qualcomm Will Start Shipping Fingerprint Sensors Under OLED Displays in 2018

The prototype has Qualcomm's new sensor fitted beneath the display, according to Engadget . That's not all, Qualcomm Fingerprint sensor will also support opt...


Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 mid-end chipset announced at MWC Shanghai 2017

There is also the Adreno 506 GPU which again gives 25 percent increase in graphics performance. Numerous features are on par with the mid-range Snapdragon 625...


Missing California boy's father appears in court

Authorities have refused to share specifics about the evidence they have against Andressian Sr., only revealing that he had planned to kill his son as an act of...


Microsoft falls prey to Windows 10 source code theft

Microsoft is also extending the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) feature that allows enterprise security teams to detect and respond to thr...


EU Fines Google A Record 2.42 Billion Euros

Google , as you would expect, is looking to appeal the result. The penalty itself is unlikely to leave a dent in Google's finances. Can Google Fight the...


Assassin's Creed Rebellion Announced For iOS And Android

As opposed to the realistic designs of other entries, Rebellion will showcase a more cartoony look, as a way to appeal to the more family-friendly audience of...


New Snapchat feature raises privacy concerns

Users don't choose when to tag their locations; Snapchat simply tracks them and broadcasts where they are constantly. Michelle English, a Kids Helpline supe...


European court refuses to intervene over sick British baby

Specialists at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London , where Charlie is being cared for, say therapy proposed by a doctor in America is experimental and wil...


Netherlands Court Holds Dutch UN Peacekeepers Partly Liable for Srebrenica Massacre

Female relatives of those who died have described the ruling as a "huge injustice", and the Mothers of Srebrenica group says the Dutch state should take g...


No stay order from SC on Aadhaar for social welfare schemes

The bench however said, "The state is a democratic welfare state which is saying that we are not depriving anyone of benefits. Alternative IDs are valid as of n...


Sensex moves down ahead of F&O expiry

The S&P BSE Small-Cap index was down 15.11 points, or 0.1% at 15,125.97. Indian Oil Corp Ltd climbed as much as 2.4 per cent, while Bharat Petroleum Corp L...


66 million displaced people: Human cost of war in 2016

He bemoaned the situation where some countries were getting exhausted of receiving people fleeing conflicts and other forms of abuse. Syria had the second hig...


Jessica Shears denies romp with Mike Thalassitis

She also said that following her night out with Thalassitis at Libertine nightclub they ended up at her hotel room but only as friends. It all prompted Jessi...


New Arsenal deal for Ox could be blessing in disguise for Liverpool

Oxlade-Chamberlain is set to enter the last 12 months of his contract with the Gunners and it is thought that despite opening talks about a contract extension...


SpaceX kicks off rocket launch double feature

A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite fr...


Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy

Beleaguered Japanese air bag supplier Takata filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Sunday night in USA bankruptcy court in DE and is widely expected to also file...


AMD Launches Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

As well as its uses in game development, this GPU has alot of prospects in machine learning applications when used in conjunction with AMD's open-source, full...


Google officially kills Gchat, replaces with Hangouts

However, of late, both Gtalk and Hangouts have been losing ground to other mobile chatting services like Whatsapp, Telegram and Facebook messenger. But what...


Google Home now supports up to six users in the UK

That means that from this point, any time you say "Ok Google" or "Hey Google" to your Google Home , the neural network will compare the sound of your voice...


Total solar eclipse in August down South

Passengers will board an Alaska Airlines plane in Portland and fly off the coast of OR to witness the eclipse phenomenon. The last total solar eclipse t...


ARMS 1.1 Update Adds Arena Mode With Spectator Support & Minor Fixes

Nintendo says you can connect up to eight Switches (with up to two players on each device) using this method. In the grand scheme of things this is a very ...


SpaceX sticks Falcon 9 landing twice in one weekend

The system was first successfully used on a Falcon 9 launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on February 17. The almost back-to-back launches are a sh...


Spain: Poor English may have caused bungee-jumping death

The jump involved leaping from a bridge over a highway in the northern region of Spain while attached to an elasticated bungee rope, but it was to take a tragic...


Mobile first in USA to operate LTE-U network

First up, T-Mobile says that it's the first US carrier to test Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology in the field. In testing, T-Mobile managed to pull down...


Uber Now Lets You Request Rides For Friends And Family

The company says this new feature is rolling out today and is available in over 30 countries. The app, for instance, assumes customers might be requesting a r...


SteamWorld Dig 2 Heading to PS4 and PC

SteamWorld Dig 2 is available to wishlist on Steam now. Developer Image & Form has shared a release window for their upcoming game SteamWorld Dig 2 , and ...


A New Verizon Acquisition Means Its Empire Just Got Bigger

Mayer is set to receive a $23 million severance package after Yahoo's sale to Verizon is completed, according to a company filing Monday, March 13, 2017....


SpaceX launches satellites from California base

SpaceX is attempting its second launch in under 48 hours today at 4:25 PM EDT (1:25 PM PDT), from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The first stage-th...


SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base

Friday's first-stage looked to have a particularly rough landing, and appeared bent on the live video feed. Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket company has launched...


Google kills Gchat in favor of Hangouts

According to commentators, Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat were part of Google's effort to attract more enterprise users to its platform. Google Talk (o...


Great Barrier Reef worth A$56bn, report finds

Soaring ocean temperatures in the past three years have subjected 21 of 29 World Heritage reefs to severe and/or repeated heat stress, and caused some of the wo...


The Galaxy Note 8 may be Samsung's most expensive phone yet

That could also be another reason for the price hike-attaching a higher price to the Galaxy Note 8 would denote a premium product. The big question is, will...