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Showers, thunderstorms possible throughout the weekend

Today: A slight chance of showers between 7 and 10 a.m. Patchy fog after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 miles pe...


China tests a 'lunar palace' on earth

These volunteers are students of Beihang university. Four postgraduate students from the astronautics university of Beihang on Wednesday moved into the cabin,...


Microsoft shows 'versatile' Windows update

For developers, Microsoft will update Visual Studio Mobile Center with new UWP capabilities this fall, including automated build support and new Windows ...


Freeland praises Tillerson's work on Arctic Council climate change statement

Canada, the US and its six Arctic Council partners adopted the nine-page " Fairbanks Declaration 2017 , " which noted that the Arctic is warming at more than tw...


Microsoft Opens Build With Focus on Cloud, AI, and Azure

Cosmos DB is designed for " planet-scale " applications, giving developers fine control over the replication policies and reliability. Fanatical Support for ...


Rot In Hell Man arrested for killing, burning girlfriend in South Africa

He accused the boyfriend of killing her. Mokoena said that he was unable to recognise his niece in the picture provided by the mortuary. Tshebo went on to t...


Big banks respond to the federal budget bank tax: not happy Jan

NAB's chief executive Andrew Thorburn said, "a tax can not be absorbed..." While the tax would not immediately affect the lenders' credit ratings, Fitch said it...


Wholesale prices jumped in April

US producer prices showed a broad-based gain in April, which pushed the annual increase up to the largest gain in five years, government data showed. They had...


China's Silk Road forum latest effort to boost Xi's stature

For China, OBOR is a practical solution to relieve domestic overcapacity that plagues its industrial sectors such as steel. China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CP...


ITunes Coming to Windows App Store Ahead of Windows 10 S Launch

Undergirding the demonstrations was a Windows 10 Fall Creators Update-era Universal Windows Platform ( UWP ) application called Windows Story Remix, which is b...


Micromax, Airtel tie up to offer bundled services at affordable price

Micromax expects to consolidate its stronghold in the market as it aims to sell more than one million "Canvas 2" smartphones in India and in other markets, incl...


Google Allo can now turn your selfie picture into a sticker pack

The method will involve using machine learning and neural networks to map out your facial features to animated versions designed by popular artist Lamar Abrams...


Porsche celebrates one millionth 911

Porsche's rear-engined sports auto has endured through all these changes and now that the one millionth 911 has left the production line, from the same facility...


Play Store icon loses the bag in favor of modernity

Android users will just see the multi-colored triangle app icon now, with no shopping bag behind it. The second noticeable adjustment introduced by the Google P...


US judge rejects Uber bid to move Waymo case to arbitration

Representatives for Uber and Waymo did not have immediate comment . He wrote that he's not taking a position on whether prosecution is warranted. While any dis...


PH seeks 'convergence areas' in China's 'Belt and Road' initiative

Various economic corridors are on the cards too, including with Pakistan , Mongolia and Bangladesh. Since Turkey is located on a strategic route close to where...


Infantino hits out at 'fake news' about Federation Internationale de Football Association

Speaking to the BBC in Bahrain, FA chairman Greg Clarke said it was up to Manchester United how much they spent on players and agents but perhaps it was som...


A New Neptune-Like Planet Has Been Discovered By The Scientists

Scientists discovered the planet in 2010, but have just now uncovered information about its composition that could totally reshape how we think about the births...


Benitez staying at Newcastle after Ashley assurances

Things are looking good for the ex-Real Madrid chief, as managing director Lee Charnley confirmed Benitez will have access to all of Newcastle's promotion winni...


Tropical Depression Adrian expected to dissipate on Thursday

Adrian is moving northwest at approximately five miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of about 40 miles per hour. The storm's expected to make a gradual ...


Oh Snap! Shares drop 25 percent after disappointing results

Snapchat has 166 million. The move could potentially make the service more intuitive to new users. Its nearest competitor Facebook-owned Instagram now has 70...


Google device codenamed "Taimen" Spotted on Geekbench with Android O

A device labelled as "Google Taimen" has now shown up being benchmarked on Geekbench . This Benchmarking platform says nothing about the detailed specification...


Judge approves emissions-cheating settlement for 3-liter VWs

In addition to today's settlement, California has previously reached two settlements with Volkswagen: one for a landmark $14.7 billion in environmental mitigati...


Trump asked Comey if he was under FBI investigation

Sanders also insisted the president did not know that Comey had asked for more resources from McCabe just before he was sacked, as was reported by the Wall...


IO Interactive Put Up For Sale

Moving forward, Square Enix notes that it will focus its efforts and resources on key studios and franchises to boost player satisfaction and maximize marke...


Microsoft announces new features for Graph, to 'build intelligent business processes

Cortana borrows her name from the AI sidekick in the Microsoft-owned video game saga Halo . "We are excited to partner with Harman Kardon to create a speake...


Microsoft releases emergency patch to cover weakness created by antivirus software

The latest issue is the most critical to date. "To be clear, this is an unsandboxed and highly privileged JavaScript interpreter that is used to evaluate untrus...


FCC Experiences 'Denial-Of-Service' Attacks, Senators Respond

We reached out to two-dozen people by phone, and we left voicemails when nobody picked up. In specific, they demanded to know the duration of the attacks, evi...


Nintendo Announces Standalone Switch Dock for Europe

Although the company did not announce a price for the accessory, standalone Switch docks now sell for $89.99 in the United States, so similar pricing is expecte...


Fox Renews Gotham and The Last Man on Earth

Forte, Christopher Miller, Phil Lord, Seth Cohen , Andrew Bobrow and Erik Durbin executive produce. Gotham keeps DC Comics based TV's streak alive, as all ...


Hunter captures 16-foot python in Everglades

Dusty "The Wildman" Crum, the hunter who nabbed the snake, told a Miami television station that catching such an impressive snake is not easy. Depending on th...


Glacier National Park will soon be glacier free, thanks to global warming

The more than 1,000-year-old Arikaree glacier in Colorado has been melting at a rate of three feet a year over the last decade and will ultimately disappear in ...


Samsung released a 5100 mAh fast-charge battery pack

Portable and re-chargable battery boosters are nothing new, of course, but Samsung seems to nearly be making a nod towards this mindset with its newly launched,...


Senate Democrats issue healthcare reform appeal

Earlier McConnell was defensive when asked about the 13-member group, insisting that the real work on health care was being done by the entire 52-member Republi...


Official Statement from Cellino & Barnes

Documents were filed Wednesday in State Supreme Court ordering parties in the case to show why Cellino & Barnes shouldn't be dissolved. It remained unclear wh...