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Airlines add 'fire containment bags' for overheating phones

At least three USA airlines are adding new fire-suppression equipment to fleets in case a cellphone or laptop battery overheats, catches on fire and can't be extinguished. This year has seen more airlines rolling out fire containment devices and st...

You can now create animations from your videos

It will then surface "rediscover your memories" card to help you reminisce over past moments spent with that particular person. Last but not least, we reckon this feature is probably the most useful in which Google will try to find photos that are ...

Trump supporter calls for 'revolution' at Pence rally

Ryan also moved onto a different subject, releasing a statement criticizing aides to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for hacked emails containing critical comments about Catholics. So it gives me no pleasure to say what is now abundan...

First space nation, Asgardia, accepting applications

To that end, project leader Igor Ashurbeyli , a self-described "life-long maverick" explained that one of Asgardia's biggest goals is to be a utopian re-imagination of human social and cultural configuration. "Call it what you will, and time will ...

McDonald's: Ronald McDonald keepinig a lower profile

Since then, there have been hundreds of reports of unusual clown sightings, some of which have turned violent. Amidst reports that creepy clowns are taking America by storm - most of said reports being unsubstantiated - McDonald's Corp.

Clinton proposes tax relief for families with young kids

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Investor Warren Buffett says he's never used the kind of tax deduction that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump did, and Buffett says he's paid taxes every year for 72 years. Clinton would treat carried interest as ord...

Europe's comet chaser gets final commands to end its mission

On the other hand the end of the mission had to come. Rosetta was never created to land, but as the comet moved further from the sun, the ESA decided it was the best course of action. Controllers set Rosetta on its final journey by executing a "col...

15-year-old asks Clinton about Trump comments

The Trump campaign thinks it can attract a significant number of Sanders' Democratic supporters who are unhappy with Clinton as their nominee. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at Goodyear Hall and Theater in Akron...

UW professor is co-winner of Nobel Prize in physics

The prize, awarded by the The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences , was split between the winners, with half going to Thouless (Trinity Hall, 1952) and the other split equally between Haldane (Christ's, 1970) and Kosterlitz (Gonville and Caius, 1962)....

Xiaomi Mi Box launches today with 4K HDR support for $69

Not only does it mean that we're getting another Xiaomi product in the U.S., the Mi Box's launch gives us another Android TV option in a market where there aren't a ton of choices, and it's a fairly affordable option, too. It supports 4K and HDR (H...

Ton-up Babar Azam anchors Pakistan's series win

Only veteran stroke-maker Marlon Samuels showed any enterprise with a top score of 46 while tail-ender Sunil Narine was the next best with 23. West Indies chose to stick with the same batting order despite their abject performance in the series ope...

HP issues non-apology for blocking third-party ink cartridges

So you can imagine the outrage from HP customers when their HP printers stopped with those unofficial cartridges. Critics also warned that customers would be less likely to trust future security updates. Activist Cory Doctorow went as far as statin...

C35 to inject eight satellites in different orbits

The co-passenger satellites are from the US, Canada and Algeria besides from Indian Universities. Soon after the launch, SCATSAT-1 would be positioned at an altitude of 730 km in the polar sun synchronous orbit. There will be another "burn" (i.e. r...

Google's Pixel phones stole the wrong feature from Apple's iPhone 7

After Sony pushing in AOSP for Google to add an official restart option to Android and was ultimately denied past year, it looks like Google has had a change of heart with testers seeing a restart option in Android 7.1. What will be your reaction...

Yahoo to confirm massive data breach

Yahoo said it was working "closely with law enforcement" over the breach. It shouldn't have to be said, but if you are a Yahoo user, your first port of call should be to log in to your Yahoo account and change your password. Citing several unn...

Zuckerberg Pledges $3 Billion to End Disease

The couple has said that this is a long-term effort and that they remain committed to investing billions of dollars over the coming decades so that we can all be closer to the ultimate aim. "We desperately need this science". In December a year ago...

Really? Don't drill a headphone jack into iPhone7

Apple is claiming the iPhone seven plus is a photographer's dream-with more megapixels on the selfie camera and the addition of a second lens allowing for optical zoom on the main camera. Absolutely no, they now find it hard to charge their iPhone 7...

Apple ships final version of macOS Sierra

Apart from macOS Sierra , Safari 10 is available for OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite and 10.11.6 El Capitan . Also, the amount of iCloud storage required to use any of the above two features will nearly certainly require you to purchase extra space - spa...

Washed up whale died due to human interaction

According to Press of Atlantic City , the whale was previously spotted off the coast of Strathmere earlier in the day. Marine Mammal director Bob Schoelkopf said there was no official cause of death yet and there were no injuries that indicated a ...

Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releases

The film tells the story of Sullenberger's emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River in 2009 and the subsequent National Transportation Safety Board investigation. " Bridget Jones Baby " was directed by Sharon Maguire, working...

Kris Jenner Says Khloe Kardashian & Tristan Thompson Are 'Really Cute'

Khloe, 32, and Tristan also partied together at Rockwell Nightclub in Miami, with a source telling E! Later this week they were spotted all over each other at the Drake concert! He was very affectionate towards Khloe and they were hot and heavy the...

Mobileye breaks ties with Tesla on grounds of safety

In a press release titled "Mobileye responds to false allegations", Mobileye MBLY, -2.87% reiterated its position that it was fighting for a safer Autopilot, Tesla's suite of driver-assistance systems, when it ended its partnership with Tesla.

Arctic sea ice in race for second-lowest minimum

Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean shrinks every year in the spring and summer months as it moves to the yearly minimum extent. "It is hard to predict how Arctic ecosystems will respond to decreasing sea ice extent, but we are seeing more species moving i...

Belkin Lightning Adapter Solves iPhone 7 Listen While Charging Problem

This is sort of good news, though we're not sure if the adapter would help if you want to plug in some headphones and a USB controller at the same time. If you want an iPhone 7 sooner, you might want to settle for another color. And despite the fact ...

SpaceX accident 'most difficult and complex' in its history

The explosion took place two days before the scheduled launch of the rocket, during a routine prelaunch operation at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41 in Florida. The explosion marks a blemish on SpaceX's record, which had ...

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Live pregnant giraffe cam briefly pulled offline for being "sexually explicit"

The giraffe had yet to go into labour, so the video wasn't showing anything "graphic by any stretch of the imagination", Patch said. Millions had been viewing the cam, placed in ...

Instagram's carousel-style photo sets are now available to all

You can also touch, hold, and drag a photo or video to place it in a specific order. Instagram slideshows are officially here to change the game as you know it. "(You can now) ...

5G is coming in 2017 as Verizon announces test program

Verizon isn't alone in its wireless efforts, as AT&T recently announced trials for its AirGig 5G service as well. Verizon's announcement comes shortly after AT&T described its ...

Crude oil futures climb Rs 52 per barrel on overseas cues

That's when the Saudis tried to put American shale oil out of business. And that's exactly what they did. Oil prices ought to have recorded bigger gains in the wake of OPEC surpr...

Over 80 New Generation Two Pokemon are Coming to Pokemon GO

As we can see from the fancy new trailer, a whole bunch of new Pokemon are coming to our world. There will also be some new evolution items that can be used to evolve the new add...

Verizon resurrects unlimited data, because T-Mobile and AT&T aren't f*cking around

T-Mobile's $180 plan for 5 lines and $160 plan for 4 including taxes and fees. Those of you keeping score at home will notice that's $18 per line, which is a little bit insane . It...

Final Fantasy 15 Multiplayer Mode Character Creation Tool Revealed

New information surrounding the Final Fantasy 15 DLC launch pattern was recently revealed by director Hajime Tabata, who has outlined why certain characters are getting the star ...

Tesla Model S P100D Sets New and Insane Record

So here's how you can try to replicate Motor Trends' test results with your own 2017 Model S P100D. Faraday Future may say that the FF 91 will be the quickest accelerating prod...

A Japanese Effort To Remove Hazardous Space Junk Has Failed

An experimental Japanese mission to remove risky debris from orbit has ended in failure . More than 100 million different wastes would be in orbit around the Earth, includi...

Homemade Explosive Thrown Into Calif. Cheesecake Factory

Shortly after 6 p.m., the man opened the restaurant's front door and threw the device inside, where it landed under an empty table, police say . "It was very chaotic", one diner, ...

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Comcast is trying to turn your Roku into a cable box

That great money saving deal Comcast and Roku announced Tuesday for Xfinity TV subscribers might not be so swell after all. It's nearly exactly what the FCC proposed as an alter...

Priebus Says Travel Ban Will Not Affect Green Card Holders 'Going Forward'

But when pressed by host Chuck Todd on whether it impacts green card holders , Priebus reversed himself, saying, "Well, of course it does". During an interview with ABC's Th...

Apple set to join AI Partnership with IBM, Google and Microsoft

The members will join those on the Board of Trustees, which includes Siri co-founder and CTO Tom Gruber, as well as Greg Corrado (Google/DeepMind), Ralf Herbrich (Amazon), Eric Hor...

Science goes rogue: U.S. government agencies tackle Trump on Twitter

Science goes rogue: U.S. government agencies tackle Trump on Twitter

The accounts come from different corners of the government, but all claim to represent workers who are risking their livelihoods by tweeting climate change facts, details of app...

Nasa astronauts get tailor made spacesuits by Boeing for Starliner flights

Nasa astronauts get tailor made spacesuits by Boeing for Starliner flights

Even the boots are lightweight and foldable, thanks to a design collaboration with Reebok, Ferguson added. This new iteration of spacesuit is one of the most streamlined to date....