• Amazon Refreshes Android-Powered Fire HD 10 Tablet, Now just $149
Amazon Refreshes Android-Powered Fire HD 10 Tablet, Now just $149

The more premium aluminium shell is gone, though, swapped for plastic. This feature will be added to Fire HD 10 tablets through a software update starting October 11, and more Alexa capabilities will be added to the device in the future, Amazon said.

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  • Say Goodbye to Cassini: 13-Year Saturn Mission Ends Friday
Say Goodbye to Cassini: 13-Year Saturn Mission Ends Friday

And then there is Enceladus , a Saturnian moon a mere 500km wide. His team will also investigate the phenomenon of "ring rain", when water vapor and ice grains from the rings descend into the gas giant's atmosphere. Cassini's grand finale actually began in April, with a series of dives between Saturn's rings, close to the planet and its moons...

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  • Huawei Honor 9 is expected to be launched in mid of September
Huawei Honor 9 is expected to be launched in mid of September

The Honor 6 Play comes with on-screen buttons, as there are no physical or capacitive buttons included on the front side of this smartphone, though the company's logo is placed below the display. Connectivity options on the Honor 9 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, 4G, dual-SIM support and a microUSB 2.0 port. The rear shooter i...

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  • Facebook says Russian accounts bought United States political ads
Facebook says Russian accounts bought United States political ads

It seems that someone at least tried to do so with the 2016 presidential election , because the company revealed that roughly 470 accounts suspected to be of Russian origin spent $100,000 on ads from June 2015 to May 2017. Roughly 25% of these ads were geo-targeted, which means the accounts were pushing these issues to specific groups of people in...

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  • Assist for Bale: Helping Convince Ben Woodburn to Represent Wales Over England
Assist for Bale: Helping Convince Ben Woodburn to Represent Wales Over England

Last night's results take Coleman's men one point ahead of the Republic, their opponents in their final qualifier next month following a trip to Georgia . "Even though he might be able to handle it he is still developing, getting bigger and stronger, so we have got to be careful how we use him". And, while there are more than 800 miles between C...

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  • A Huge Black Hole Found Near the Center of the Milky Way
A Huge Black Hole Found Near the Center of the Milky Way

The reason for this interest has to do with the fact that gases in this cloud - which include hydrogen cyanide and carbon monoxide - move at vastly different speeds, which is something unusual for a cloud of interstellar gases. If this cloud-dwelling black hole discovered by the Japanese astronomers is confirmed at 100,000 solar masses, it wi...

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  • Huawei unveils AI-accelerating Kirin 970 SoC
Huawei unveils AI-accelerating Kirin 970 SoC

The first smartphone that will showcase the capabilities of the Kirin 970 is Huawei's next flagship smartphone , the Mate 10 . Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, not only announced the upcoming powerful chip, but that the smartphones are expected to feature 6-inch-plus full-screen displays.

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  • Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft with three crew members starts deorbiting burn
Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft with three crew members starts deorbiting burn

Their Soyuz capsule landed in Kazakhstan shortly after sunrise Sunday - Saturday night back in the U.S. "It's one of the most gratifying jobs I've ever had", Whitson said, during an inflight interview on Monday. Also accompanying Whitson and Yurchikhin on their way home is United States astronaut Jack Fischer, who will have spent 136 cumulative...

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  • Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality Controllers reviewed for the first time
Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality Controllers reviewed for the first time

For the time being, there is no saying whether the Steam support will be automatic for all VR titles when the VR headset and motion controllers are released. This is part of a push for affordable VR as an integral part of Windows 10 . The Asus Windows Mixed Reality headset - that will ship with controllers in the box - weighs only 400 gr...

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  • Bill Nye the underpaid Guy
Bill Nye the underpaid Guy

In a lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Nye claimed that Disney underpaid him by at least $9 million in royalties for his popular PBS show, Bill Nye the Science Guy , according to the Hollywood Reporter . Buena Vista Television told Deadline in a statement Friday, "This lawsuit is a publicity ploy and we look forward to v...

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  • President Macron says EU rule on temporary workers 'betray European spirit'
President Macron says EU rule on temporary workers 'betray European spirit'

Macron embarked Wednesday on a three-day diplomatic blitz through Austria, Romania and Bulgaria to drum up support for his ambitious plan to reform the directive at a summit in October. In addition, they don't have to pay into the host nation's social system. Notably absent from the French president's tour are meetings with the hard-right and c...

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  • How to Choose the Best Mobile Plan After Verizon's Latest Changes
How to Choose the Best Mobile Plan After Verizon's Latest Changes

Verizon will also slow the speeds of people on the cheaper unlimited plan when the network is congested. So you'll soon be limited to a maximum video quality of 720p streaming on phones and 1080p if you've got a tablet on your plan. Unsurprisingly, in order to receive the same level of service compared to older plans, the new plans do in fact ...

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  • Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor timeline: How did we get here
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor timeline: How did we get here

I think there was only around three fights that he didn't use eight ounce gloves. The bout and the undercard will be housed in the T-Mobile arena on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada. According to White, the estimate for total pay-per-view buys is around 4.9 million, which is 300,000 more buys than for the record-setting fight between Mayweather ...

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  • Google Pixel 2 Spotted in FCC Listings with Android 8.0.1
Google Pixel 2 Spotted in FCC Listings with Android 8.0.1

This is more than likely a near final internal build as the now Developer Preview 4 is still at 8.0.0. When combined with other reports, we end up with a list of the 5 reasons you should not buy any other phone and instead wait for the release of the Pixel 2.

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  • HTC Announces Snapdragon 835-Based VIVE VR Headset for Chinese Market
HTC Announces Snapdragon 835-Based VIVE VR Headset for Chinese Market

What does the standalone HTC Vive headset look like? The company has also been testing a Viveport launcher using VR through smartphones. The catch? It's only coming out in China. The Vive Standalone will be powered by Snapdragon 835 mobile VR platform. If you've been holding off on taking the VR plunge due to the cost of entry, there's am...

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  • How to take in the solar eclipse: Tips from UW Space Place
How to take in the solar eclipse: Tips from UW Space Place

This is the first time a total solar eclipse has covered the Lower 48 from coast to coast in 99 years. The last time a total eclipse graced viewers in the United States was February 26, 1979, Parade reported, and it was in a limited geographic area.

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  • Microsoft unveils 'Windows Bounty Program' with up to $250K rewards
Microsoft unveils 'Windows Bounty Program' with up to $250K rewards

PixabayWhat has changed with the Microsoft bug bounty program? The company has offered bounties for uncovering bugs in certain Windows features since 2012 and began paying up to $100,000 in bug bounties starting in mid-2013 , in connection with the launch of Windows 8.1 Preview.

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  • Last SeaWorld orca born in captivity dies 'of pneumonia — BBCI
Last SeaWorld orca born in captivity dies 'of pneumonia — BBCI

The decision to end the program came in response to intense scrutiny after the airing of a 2013 documentary " Blackfish ", which claimed animal abuse occurred against orcas at SeaWorld parks. In January, SeaWorld's most famous captive orca Tilikum died from a bacterial infection at its Orlando park. The plan is for their performances to b...

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"GOT" new season 7 trailer sees Melisandre's return

The panel, which also included Jacob Anderson , had to say which character they wish could come back to life. Chaos is a ladder, and on Friday that ladder led directly to Hall H of San Diego Comic-Con where the cast and creators of HBO's Game of Thrones assembled before thousands of screaming fans to tease what's coming down the pipeline f...

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  • Xbox Live Gold members can play Doom for free this weekend
Xbox Live Gold members can play Doom for free this weekend

You can build your ideal Doom Marine instead of hoping you get the right chestplate next time you level. Players will still retain all of their existing guns, equipment, demons and customization unlocks that they've acquired or purchased.

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  • Oil Prices Fell After OPEC's Forecast
Oil Prices Fell After OPEC's Forecast

As a result, it revised its demand forecast up marginally from the previous month. On top of the USA data, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said its members' combined average daily output rose 1.4% last month to 32.6 million barrels.

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  • KFC Launches Limited Edition Huawei Smartphone to Celebrates 30 Years in China
KFC Launches Limited Edition Huawei Smartphone to Celebrates 30 Years in China

The partnership between one of China's biggest electronics firms and the fast food behemoth marks KFC's 30th anniversary in the region - a momentous occasion forever immortalised on each device with KFC founder Colonel Harland Sanders' iconic image and an inscription which roughly translates to "Hello 1987" on the phone's rear.

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  • Social media measures Aaron Judge's chances in Home Run Derby
Social media measures Aaron Judge's chances in Home Run Derby

Moustakas doesn't grab the headlines, but he's put together 25 home runs, good for a tie with the Astros' George Springer for second in the majors. That's more been a myth than an actual trend, but it's still interesting to see that Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger are competing.

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  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will be shown the door by the Detroit Pistons?
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will be shown the door by the Detroit Pistons?

That's money the Celtics aren't likely to have, particularly after they pay Isaiah Thomas (who will also be an unrestricted free agent next season). Bradley now brings some extra scoring punch - he averaged more points than any Pistons player last season. Assuming the Celtics were paying Thomas, Bradley had some limitations that made him more ...

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  • Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray pulls out of final warm-up match
Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray pulls out of final warm-up match

World No.1 Andy Murray has pulled out of an exhibition match at The Hurlingham Club in London on Tuesday with a sore hip , less than a week before the start of Wimbledon. He contracted shingles after crashing out of the Australian Open and later missed five weeks with an elbow injury before the second of two bouts of flu threatened to wrec...

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  • This Year's Google Pixel 2
This Year's Google Pixel 2 "Taimen" May Get OLED Panels from…

Beyond just offering a larger display, it will also sport thinner bezels than what can be now found on the Pixel XL . Internally, the phone is said to feature a Snapdragon 835 processor , 4GB of RAM, a 128GB internal storage option and a single rear-facing camera with dual LED flash.

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  • Eid-al-Fitr 2017 Eid Mubarak
Eid-al-Fitr 2017 Eid Mubarak

This included the Iftar in the City event which brought together more than 2000 people to share an evening meal cooked by staff and volunteers from local Islamic embassies and missions. What is Eid al-Fitr? "We've seen an unprecedented spike in anti-Muslim rhetoric and anti-Muslim sentiments since the November election, but I think that goes h...

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  • Sensex Falls 152 Points, Nifty Settles Below 9600; Banking, Auto Stocks Drag
Sensex Falls 152 Points, Nifty Settles Below 9600; Banking, Auto Stocks Drag

The broader NSE Nifty moved between 9,647.65 and 9,565.30, before ending 55.05 points, or 0.57% down at 9,574.95. Minutes into trading, it was quoting at 31,370.11 points, up by 86.47 points, or 0.28 per cent. Top gainers on Friday included Sun Pharma , Power Grid Corp, Wipro , Vedanta, ICICI Bank , Aurobindo Pharma, Dr Reddys Labs and Cipl...

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  • Amazon The Inflation Killer Will Lower Grocery Prices With Whole Foods
Amazon The Inflation Killer Will Lower Grocery Prices With Whole Foods

Jeff Bezos might demand a man cave, in other words, but it "wouldn't be branded Whole Foods Market ", he assured his employees, and will definitely occupy the basement level underneath the garage. Amazon now has a grocery delivery service called Amazon Fresh , available in about 20 cities in the USA, but it struggled to make enough headway in b...

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  • System likely to develop, prompts warnings for Gulf Coast
System likely to develop, prompts warnings for Gulf Coast

Satellite data and surface observations indicated that a broad low-pressure area had formed over the Gulf of Honduras, and the associated precipitation activity was showing signs of organization. The next system, INVEST 92, is way out in the Atlantic Ocean. Tonight expect scattered storms, with damaging wind and hail potential. Some areas could...

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  • UAE calls for Western monitoring of any deal to end Qatar rift
UAE calls for Western monitoring of any deal to end Qatar rift

This had led to "gross violations of human rights", Marri said on Friday in Geneva, noting that every Qatari family had at least one member living in other countries in the region. The crisis has forced Qatar to seek help - including from Iran. "But Qatar and Iran have a pragmatic relationship", Juneau says. Egypt's Sisi: Boycott against Qatar s...

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  • The NBA Finals highlight the Celtics' need to keep long term view
The NBA Finals highlight the Celtics' need to keep long term view

The Warriors had seized a 3-1 lead on the Cavaliers only to have James lead the greatest rally in NBA Finals history, becoming the first team to win the championship after trailing 3-1. "So, we made enough plays tonight to still win the ballgame, but they made a couple more ". Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson also had 16 first-quart...

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  • Star Wars Battlefront 2: EA's E3 Event Was All About Lessons Learned
Star Wars Battlefront 2: EA's E3 Event Was All About Lessons Learned

They insisted on commentating over it like it was some kind of sports event, but whether that's something you appreciate or not you can still enjoy the footage. But instead of simply expanding the action, In the Name of the Tsar will include new night maps. Will it be enough to bring in new players? That all looks set to change with Battlefront...

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  • Eight killed as storms & wild fires rage in South Africa
Eight killed as storms & wild fires rage in South Africa

At least eight people were killed . He said there was little hope of stopping the fire and officials would just continue evacuating all those in its path. President Jacob Zuma had cancelled a trip to Cape Town to open the World News Media Congress because it was not possible to fly there. The ferocious storm killed eight people as it pummelled...

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  • Patty Jenkins Hasn't Signed on to Direct Wonder Woman 2 Yet
Patty Jenkins Hasn't Signed on to Direct Wonder Woman 2 Yet

It's not a stretch to start hoping for more Wonder Woman movies, especially since the DC Multiverse is just starting to get its footing, as the upcoming Aquaman and movies are definitely highly anticipated. It's the decided-upon aesthetic of DC's "cinematic universe", and there's a brief opening scene that reminds us that all these new movies...

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