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Putin congratulates Moon on election as South Korean president

A former aide of late liberal President Roh Moo-hyun, who sought rapprochement with North Korea, Moon has been critical of the hard-line stances that conservati...


Google Jumps into VR Gaming Business by Acquiring Owlchemy Studio

Put simply, the studio makes VR games for various platforms. Or maybe Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality? Google's latest entry in the market is Daydream,...


SpaceX forced to scrub Falcon 9 rocket launch

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a classified spacecraft payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). "Standing down today due to a sensor...


SpaceX Launches 'Spy' Satellite On A Secret Mission For The US Military

SpaceX is taking its second shot at NROL-76, a Falcon 9 mission launching from LC-39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Station. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX la...


Tribune Media agrees to $3.9 billion sale to Sinclair

The Tribune-Sinclair deal, which must be approved by the Federal Communications Commission, would give Sinclair a presence in the top three TV markets - KTLA ...


Apple reports drop in iPhone sales but revenue still on the up

Apple was previously expected to sell 51.4 million iPhones this quarter but the company missed the mark by a tiny fraction, selling 50.7 million iPhones instea...


Fit-again Rohit Sharma returns in Indias Champions Trophy squad

Shami has been sharpening his white ball skills under the guidance of Zaheer khan, an exponent of swing and reverse swing, in the Delhi Daredevils team. "We wil...


SpaceX launches top-secret U.S. government spy satellite and successfully lands booster rocket

It was the first time the aerospace manufacturing company has launched a rocket for the USA military - carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Offic...


Buffett Sells A Third of Berkshire Hathaway's IBM Stake

Buffett's change of heart would be both a boon to his shareholders and somewhat ironic: The investor has publicly espoused the value of income-paying stocks, pa...


500M Windows 10 devices, half of 2018 goal

Microsoft revealed its latest Windows 10 figures just as the software maker starts its Build developer event in Seattle today. It affects systems running Mi...


Apple announces their Q2 2017 financial earnings, reporting $11 billion in profit

They very clearly have moved away from this trend however. Apple doesn't provide revenue break-up by geography. These sales represent 63 percent of the com...


Moving Stocks: Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Nokia Corporation (NOK)

The number of shares now held by investors is 5.68 Billion. During the same quarter previous year, the company posted $0.03 earnings per share. According to the...


Guardians of the galaxy vol 2 tops box office: official trailer

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had no problem winning the weekend box office with a very impressive domestic gross of $ 145 million . The other three Guardi...


Amazon launches new Echo with a touch screen

The 7-inch screen on the new Echo Show enables the speaker to supplement voice responses with visuals and other information displays , similar to the Echo-li...


Snap plunges after 1Q report as Facebook's shadow looms

The company recently said Instagram Stories alone had reached 200 million daily active users. That relatively slow growth continued in Q1, as Facebook added s...


Trump might raise the gas tax to fund highway projects

President Donald Trump said on Monday that he would consider increasing the federal gasoline tax as long as the proceeds go to improvements for USA highways, B...


Amazon is adding voice calling and messaging to Alexa

Amazon's entree into the home speaker space ignited a mad dash by other companies - most notably Google - to release competing products. Microsoft and Apple are...


Windows 10 S is Microsoft's Chrome OS Competitor

However, Windows 10 S will have to do a lot of things in order to offer proper competition for the Chrome OS. We also got some leaks about this one and it seems...


Samsung Confirms 'New Flagship' Coming In H2 2017

There are a very few details available about the Galaxy Note 8. While the company posted a profit of $8.7 billion making the quarter its second-best ever, it al...


South Korea's new president sworn in

Moon is a liberal who wants to weaken ties with the US and create an open dialog with North Korea. Moon will be expected to deal with escalating tensions with...


Amazon launches new Echo with a touchscreen

The idea for a smart digital display isn't new: The Chumby attempted to perform similar functions almost a decade ago, but ultimately the technology wasn't qu...


Macron Victory Leads Euro to 6-Month High; US Stocks Lagging

However, the former economy minister is in favor of joint bond issuance which, according to Jörg Krämer, would sharply reduce each euro zone government's motiva...


Under right conditions will visit Pyongyang: S.Korea's Moon

He officially began his term early on Wednesday morning after South Korea's election commission confirmed his win, filling a leadership vacuum in the wake of Pa...


Act II for France's Macron: getting the majority to govern

Freshly elected to the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron now faces an equally hard Act II: securing the parliamentary majority he needs to make good on his cam...


Amazon's touchscreen Echo Show unveiled

Amazon says that Alexa can now finally also show you things, thanks to the Echo Show's display. The Echo Show features the same basic Alexa-powered capa...


The ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom finally launches for $329 in US

If the ZenFone 3 Zoom has piqued your interest, you can get a closer look at it by hitting up the links below. The key highlight of the smartphone is its batt...


Microsoft Introduces $999 Surface Laptop With Windows 10 S

The stripped-down version of Microsoft's operating system created to avoid taxing low-cost hardware is aimed at schools, with laptops running the software price...


Apple Sold 50.7 Million iPhones In Quarter 2

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said he remains enthusiastic about business opportunity in China, the world's largest smartphone market, despite the company's Greater C...


Amazon unveils Echo device with a screen

Joining the Echo , Echo Dot and Echo Look , the Echo Show is the first in the series to feature a display. Just a couple of weeks ago, Amazon unveiled the E...


Aussie Isaiah Firebrace Has Snagged A Spot In Eurovision Final

The performance has won him a place in the finals. "I am so thankful for all the support from fans over here and everyone back home". Both are placed just beh...


Galaxy S8 display not faulty: Samsung

Samsung has released its first quarter financial results for this year and it shows interestingly that the South Korean tech company have ridden a good path...


Amazon Dominates US Market for Voice-Controlled Speakers, Says eMarketer

While the Echo Show will retail for US$229.99 ($313), Amazon is pushing the device's communication capabilities by offering US$100 off when two or more are bo...


Ann Coulter cancels controversial speech at Berkeley amid threat of violence

Dhillon said the university's security concerns were not enough to prevent the school from providing a venue during a time when students could come to the e...


Apple profits increase despite slow down of iPhone sales

During a phone call to discuss Apple's most recent earnings yesterday, the company noted a slight drop in iPhone sales, down from 51.9 million in the same...


Senate Group Draws Fire for Lack of Women Working on Health Care

Collins told host George Stephanopoulos that some of the bill's provisions will hit hard in states with older, rural populations such as ME, citing the tax cred...