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Xbox One and Project Scorpio Will Support VR Games

Microsoft will begin rolling-out its first Windows mixed reality development kit later this month, signalling a major step forward in the tech giant's plans fo...


Extensive rule changes proposed for golf

But rules now being introduced to speed up and simplify the ancient game could see the end of the traditional golfing hacker. Depending on the six-month public ...


Stolen truck goes airborne after high-speed police chase in LA

After reaching speeds over 100 miles per hour, police blocked an intersection forcing the driver to veer off the road, through a ditch and flying through the ai...


Viola Davis on Growing Up in Extreme Poverty: "People Don't See You"

She continues to headline the ABC drama, which is scheduled to return for a fourth season. The overjoyed actress looked like she could barely believe her win ...


Navy successfully launches anti-ship missile from indigenously built Kalvari class submarine

These missiles will provide the submarines the ability to neutralise surface threats at extended ranges. The submarines are being built at Mazagon Dockyard Li...


Rolls-Royce treatment for ill children fearful of surgery

Molly Matthews and Hari Rajyaguru were given the chance to be the first people to drive the auto down the Rolls-Royce production line, an experience usually lef...


Trump To Sign Two Bills Focused On Women

The content of the bills is, unsurprisingly, largely symbolic. First, the Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers Women Act...


Update to Cortana for Android adds lock screen support

However, according to reports , Microsoft Cortana has been updated to version 2.5.0 which adds the support of accessing the virtual assistant from the lock scr...


Snap is latest tech spectacle at almost $24 billion

Snap's shares sold for $17 each in in its initial public offering and St. Francis sold 1.4 million shares at that price , generating a gain of about $24 mil...


Jeff Bezos Wants to Create a Delivery Service for the Moon

The lander would be created to carry up to 10,000 pounds of payload. Last year Blue Origin was able to launch and land a suborbital rocket called the New Sh...


Jimmy Kimmel Asks George W. Bush If 'SNL' Impersonations Bothered Him

Bush was a bad president So far, Trump is worse Bush's critiques of Trump are correct", Hillary Clinton's former staffer Peter Daou tweeted on February 28...


Commerce Secretary Ross Says The Mexican Peso Will Recover 'Quite A Lot'

Ross, who was sworn in earlier Tuesday, said during his confirmation hearing that he'd prioritize renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mex...


Christian McCaffrey's combine jersey featured typo

Former Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey has known the questions would be coming at this week's NFL Scouting Combine. McCaffrey always has been, whether...


Uber just admitted it's trying to dodge police while breaking the law

On Friday, a New York Times investigation revealed Uber has been using a process called " greyballing " - or using software to ban or manipulate users - aga...


Alligator Strolls Across Florida Golf Course Carrying a Big Fish

However, the woman's sister-in-law, Norma Respress, had the wherewithal to capture footage of the incredible incident as the alligator went about its business o...


The Killing Squads: Inside the Philippines' 'War on Drugs' - Human Rights Watch

Duterte belied HRW's findings that police are planting evidence to justify their actions at the height of the Philippine National Police "Oplan: Tokhang". "Hi...


Yelp is making it easier to find gender-neutral restrooms

Today in tech companies doing great things: Yelp announced that the platform can help customers find restaurants with gender-neutral bathrooms. For its part...


Mercedes-Benz to recall a million cars over fire-risk

The company says if someone can't start theirs for some reason and keeps trying, that can cause overheating, and nearby parts melting . Parent company Daimle...


IPhone 8 not ditching Lightning port for USB-C

Earlier this month, Kuo predicted that Apple has three new wireless charging iPhones scheduled for this year. Not too many people would want to make the jump ...


Bioware Cancels Mass Effect Andromeda Multiplayer Beta; Producer Apologizes For Decision

The are over 100 planets to discover, with a handful of words to be explored. The Tempest will provide players with an expanded, real-time view of everything ...


Fed's Brainard, citing improved global economy, says rates can rise 'soon'

The US Federal Reserve would probably raise its benchmark interest rate this month, Evercore ISI said, switching its call from May previous year. Yellen says ...


Uber loses High Court bid to block English language driver tests

Citing public safety concerns, the public transportation agency Transport for London (TfL) a year ago set an English language requirement for private-hire drive...


This is 1 of 3 big Pokemon GO updates this year: Trading

Trivia collectors would no doubt be interested to figure out other statistics that deal with Pokemon Go , where among them include the number of miles walked b...


Gresso Presso 3310 Is A Luxury Nokia 3310

Turns out, Nummela was the one in charge of the United States market for Nokia during that very time. But Nokia's chief marketer Barry French is concerned. ...


Texting drivers to lose licence under new United Kingdom rules

He added: "Everyone has a part to play in encouraging their family and friends not to use their phones while driving". "In addition, it's worth being awar...


Sleeping Dogs movie starring Donnie Yen announced

The plot outline is described as "an undercover police officer on a mission to take down one of the most powerful and risky criminal organizations in the world:...


Newlywed may have been alive when she was cremated

She showed no signs of life thereafter but a post-mortem examination showed charred particles in her windpipe and lungs, say police, which would not have been p...


Infiniti unveils Q60 hybrid concept to mark links with Renault F1 team

Working with a Formula One team got Infiniti an advanced hybrid setup, which would be the most affordable KERS system offered on a road vehicle if this would be...


Sensex, Nifty down as Fed rate hike looms

The gauge had rallied by 241.17 points in the previous session on the back of robust GDP data for the December quarter and positive global cues. The 30-share ...


NASA Opens Free Software Catalog To The Public: Perfect For Experimental Earthlings

The catalog, available both in print and online, includes a plain language description with each entry. NASA recently released a software catalog of publicly ...


Boeing Eliminates Seattle-area Workforce By At Least 1800 Jobs

More than 1,800 unionized employees of Boeing will leave the company through voluntary buyouts, two unions announced. Boeing's cubicle union said Boeing acknowl...


Software engineers hassled by airport security

But his documents didn't get him past the Customs and Border Patrol agents he met on arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport. As per his post , the ...


Fossil Smartwatches to Be Updated to Android Wear 2.0 in Mid-March

Running on a QualComm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor, the 4G version of the Huawei Watch 2 has an independent and cellular connection allowing the user to send ...


'Women of NASA' is LEGO's newest team, and Alabama's on board

Sally Ride - Astronaut, Physicist, and Professor who became "the first American woman who reach outer space in 1983". The set features different aspects of wha...


Xbox Project Scorpio Reportedly Launches In August With CONFIRMED 'Middle-earth

Warner Bros. then "officially revealed" the game yesterday, and now PC players will have an idea of what kind of rig they should expect to have to be able to ge...