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Russian World Cup compared to 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany

Boris Johnson , British Foreign Minister, said that Russia's President Putin would use the World Cup , which will be held this summer, for its PR, just like Adolf Hitler did with the Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936, as BBC reports . [Full Article...]

Ollie Hynd, Jonathan Fox out of Commonwealth Games

Ollie Hynd, Jonathan Fox out of Commonwealth Games We called these as extra officials but in fact these are not extra officials. Mr Haysham said both Barry sportsmen had been preparing for 12 months: "They're young but have lots of potential". Cesar also sings the praises of Jazmin Sawyers, her teammate who, alongside recording artist Tokio Myers, re-recorded the Team England anthem "Jerusalem" as the nation's official anthem. [Full Article...]

Southern Wis. in debris path of falling Chinese space station

Southern Wis. in debris path of falling Chinese space station In other words, the 18,740-pound (8,500-kilogram) spacecraft is now expected to go out in a final blaze of glory sometime between March 28 and April 5. If pieces do make it to the surface, they'll likely fall in the ocean waters or the middle of nowhere. "In the history of spaceflight, no known person has ever been harmed by re-entering space debris". [Full Article...]

Google Pay Now Supports Voice Commands via Google Assistant

Google Pay Now Supports Voice Commands via Google Assistant And while you need to have a Google Pay account to send money, you don't need one to receive the funds. Google on Friday announced that users in the United States would be able to send or request money from the contacts on their Android device or iPhone just by giving Google Assistant a voice command that starts with "Hey Google ". [Full Article...]

Is Trump Considering a Veto of the Omnibus Spending Bill?

Is Trump Considering a Veto of the Omnibus Spending Bill? Trump says "nobody" is " more disappointed than me because the number is so large". Officials have stated that Trump is enraged about the bill, and while one official stated that "He doesn't like it", that same official also stated that Trump was more so ranting than actually considering a veto. [Full Article...]

Apple to launch new iPad next week, report claims

Apple to launch new iPad next week, report claims The often-accurate analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes Apple is getting ready to launch a cheaper version of the 13.3-inch MacBook Air , and for the sake of students everywhere we hope he is right. They include the Classroom app and iTunes U app. However, reports the company is working with LG on flexible display technology, coupled with an Apple patent outlining an "electronic device [that] may ... [Full Article...]

Indian markets loses over global trade wars

Indian markets loses over global trade wars The 30-share Sensex tumbled by 409.73 points or 1.24% to close at a five-month low of 32,596.54, a level last seen on October 23 previous year. The 30-share Sensex opened higher at 33,206.99 and advanced to hit a high of 33,281.77 in early trade. [Full Article...]

Corporate Giants Go Dark for Earth Hour Campaign

Corporate Giants Go Dark for Earth Hour Campaign According to the World Wildlife Fund , the organization behind the movement, iconic U.S. landmarks, including the Empire State Building, the Space Needle, the Willis Tower and numerous bright lights of the Las Vegas strip will participate, providing a stunning visual backdrop for this crucial call to action. [Full Article...]

Vivo V9 with display notch, 24MP selfie camera launched

Vivo V9 with display notch, 24MP selfie camera launched Vivo teased the design and the specifications of the V9 a lot of time in the past few weeks, and so, most of the details were already known. This Vivo phone also has a 24-megapixel front camera with soft LED flash. Its main claim to fame is its notch-centric design and AI Face Access, allowing it to copy the iPhone X's looks and features, but not its cost. The Vivo V9 at the time of laun... [Full Article...]

Cancer Research toned down obesity campaign after 'fat-shaming' backlash

Cancer Research toned down obesity campaign after 'fat-shaming' backlash Poor lifestyle choices like abusing alcohol , overeating, smoking , and excess tanning boost cancer rates in the United Kingdom. Other preventable causes of cancer include drinking alcohol , eating too little fibre (causing around 11,900 and around 11,700 cases respectively, which is 3.3% each) and outdoor air pollution . [Full Article...]

Ford Teams Up with Mahindra for New Compact SUV and Electric Vehicle

Ford Teams Up with Mahindra for New Compact SUV and Electric Vehicle We should note that the focus is on India and other emerging markets, so we may not see any of the vehicles Ford develops with Mahindra on sale in the United States. Ford will assist Mahindra in making a presence in global markets, and the latter will share its powertrain line up with the American carmaker. Last September, we learned that Ford was in talks with Mahindra to explore ways t... [Full Article...]

Best Buy cuts ties with Huawei, will stop selling Chinese firm's handsets

Best Buy cuts ties with Huawei, will stop selling Chinese firm's handsets Earlier this yearAT&T dropped a Huawei smartphone release and now Best Buy is reportedly stopping to sell Huawei products. Without Best Buy, Huawei's physical USA retail presence is greatly diminished to essentially the few Microsoft stores that carry its phones (a quick search on the online store turns up no results for Huawei phones, only laptops and tablets) and B&H, which only has on... [Full Article...]

Purdue graduate among those heading to International Space Station

Purdue graduate among those heading to International Space Station All three are spaceflight veterans and will be staying on board the ISS for about five months. The spacecraft is set to dock at the orbiting outpost Friday. The six-person crew will be together until June, when Tingle, Shkaplerov and Kanai are schedule to return to Earth. The Expedition 55 crew has also reconfigured the JEM Airlock in support of an upcoming experiment: Materials on ISS Exp... [Full Article...]

Elder Scrolls Online's Next Expansion Takes Players To Realm Of High Elves

Elder Scrolls Online's Next Expansion Takes Players To Realm Of High Elves By Queen Ayrenn's royal decree, the Isle of Summerset has been opened to foreigners, as a Daedric threat looms. Players new to The Elder Scrolls Online can start a brand-new character and jump straight into the Summerset DLC, with a fresh tutorial and new starter area meaning you don't need to have completed any previous ESO content to get your adventure underway. [Full Article...]

Apple Will Reportedly Reveal iPhone X Plus in September

Apple Will Reportedly Reveal iPhone X Plus in September Be sure to read IGN's review of the iPhone X , which we think "breaks Apple out of a long design rut with a tall, handsome screen, but it's a luxury few can afford". It should be noted that Lin's reports contradict KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo's predictions for the 2018 iPhones . Apple's decision hinged on the cost of the OLED panels, Lin pointed out. [Full Article...]

Apple reveals new Apple Watch bands for spring

Apple reveals new Apple Watch bands for spring Here are some images of the bands, which include updates to the company's Hermès line, its Nike line, and the regular Apple Watch bands . If you are more of a Woven Nylon type of guy, then you can expect the following: Black Stripe, Blue Stripe, Gray Stripe and Pink Stripe. [Full Article...]

App developer Aleksandr Kogan says he is scapegoat in Facebook data row

App developer Aleksandr Kogan says he is scapegoat in Facebook data row Investors are suing Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which sent the company's value plunging nearly $50 billion this week. Facebook said it was pressing Cambridge Analytica for answers, after getting assurances from the firm in 2015 that it had deleted all data. [Full Article...]

Facebook, Google and Amazon to pay 'fair' tax under European Union plans

Facebook, Google and Amazon to pay 'fair' tax under European Union plans The EU tax plan will target mainly USA companies with worldwide annual turnover above 750 million euros ($924 million), such as Facebook , Google, Twitter, Airbnb and Uber. In the long term, the Commission wants to see the EU's corporate tax rules reformed so that companies are taxed on their profits based on the location of their customers and users, rather than the location of their headquart... [Full Article...]

Apple is two years ahead in the 3D face sensing race

Apple is two years ahead in the 3D face sensing race They worked with industry's key suppliers like Lumentum and Finisar . Apple has already secured a "steady supply" of VCSEL modules - thanks to its massive $390 million investment in VCSEL supplier, Finisar , who recently opened up a sprawling 700,000 square-foot VCSEL fabrication plant in Austin, Texas. [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Announces Timeline to Push MIUI 9.5 Update to Over 30 Handsets

Xiaomi Announces Timeline to Push MIUI 9.5 Update to Over 30 Handsets More precisely, Xiaomi phones like the Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm, Redmi Note 4 Qualcomm/Redmi Note 4X, Redmi 4A, Redmi 5 Plus, Mi Max and Mi Max Prime are now receiving the MIUI 9.5 update. And, handsets such as the Mi 5s, Mi Note 2, Mi Note 3, Redmi Note 2, Redmi 3, Redmi 4, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi MIX, and Mi 5s Plus will get it by late April. You can download the MIUI 9.5 ROM f... [Full Article...]


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