Electronics Uber to allow tipping for drivers, reversing long-standing policy
Author: 0 Uber to allow tipping for drivers, reversing long-standing policy

That's about as official as you can get. Regardless of Uber's urgent need to change both its internal culture and its tarnished brand image, the new tipping option may have been inevitable. Time will tell whether or not it persuades drivers to select Uber over its competitors. A judge famously rejected a $100 million class-action settlement in 2016 for being inadequate to compensate drivers in California and MA who wound up paying a variety of costs out of their own pockets.

Author: 0 Tesla cleared of responsibility for fatal crash

In a 500-page report , the National Transportation Safety Board said that six of the seven automated warnings Brown received were visual - saying "hands required not detected" - accompanied by a chime. There was no evidence that Joshua Brown , the driver of the Model S, was using his mobile phone or another electronic device when the crash occurred, as some initial reports suggested.

Electronics Amazon Purchase of Whole Foods Could Transform Grocery Delivery Business
Author: 0 Amazon Purchase of Whole Foods Could Transform Grocery Delivery Business

Whole Foods , founded in 1978, has more than 460 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, employs 87,000 people and is the leading natural and organic foods supermarket. With a $13.4 billion purchase, Amazon is stepping up its game and hoping to get an even stronger foothold in the retail market. He added that these are likely the higher-income households who tend to buy more expensive brands and cuts of meat.

Author: 0 Kovind resigns as Bihar governor; WB Governor gets additional functions

Following the registration of her complaint, Sharma tweeted saying that she had filed it under the SC/ST Act, 1989, for her derogatory tweet about Kovind . But if Shinde is nominated, the Sena is most likely to support him on the ground that he is a "son of the soil". BJP has majority, if 1% or say 5% votes are required then BJP can manage it, he said.

Electronics Lucy Hale Called Herself
Author: 0 Lucy Hale Called Herself "Fat" on Instagram and Fans Aren't Having It

For one thing, while there is nothing wrong with the word "fat" itself, as it's merely a descriptor, applying the word to a thin body can warp people's perceptions of bodies. Others have supported Lucy's negative portrayal of being fat by commenting and saying she has always been handsome. The body-positivity movement has opened up many people's minds to what is handsome.

Electronics Get A Free Google Home With Purchase Of Pixel XL
Author: 0 Get A Free Google Home With Purchase Of Pixel XL

All the colors and storage variants of the Google Pixel XL are eligible for purchase through this offer. Presently, Google Pixel XL with 5.5-inches display starts from $769 in the U.S., while Google Home speaker retails at $129. Google Home is not as fleshed out as Amazon's Echo line in terms of third-party compatibility and skills, though the list is growing. Under the service, users can access mobile data service on up to three mobile networks.

Author: 0 APNewsBreak: Otto Warmbier's death investigated

Doctors at the hospital where Warmbier died said though he was breathing on his own he had made no sign of understanding language or his surroundings and had made no "purposeful movements or behaviours". He looked very uncomfortable - nearly anguished. Warmbier's death comes less than a month after two US congressmen introduced a bill aimed at banning American tourists from visiting North Korea.

Author: 0 Tarun Vijay greets Ram Nath Kovind, says his nomination will empower Dalits

Emphasising that ordinary citizens must have the right to react, he said the person's response "could be for wrongdoing or his reaction could be for rectifying them, whatsoever it may be". So, there is no question of mutual consent. The BSP's stand can not be negative towards a Dalit nominee for the post of president. When Home Minister Rajnath Singh and I&B minister Venkaiah Naidu came to meet us, they said that they want to build a consensus.

Electronics Mozilla brings its privacy browser, Firefox Focus, to Android
Author: 0 Mozilla brings its privacy browser, Firefox Focus, to Android

The new Android version includes some features that were not included in the iOS app when it was first released, such as an ad tracker counter that informs users of just how many ads are being blocked by Firefox Focus. "Since Firefox Focus is a separate application, it is not tied to the Firefox for iOS/Android/Desktop release schedule", Bermes said. Now that the idea has been proven, and it's available on the two dominant mobile platforms, Mozilla needs to figure out how to bring it into ...

Author: 0 Switch Firmware Update Adds New Friend Options, Keyboard Support And More

The Switch is still without a virtual console , without cloud backup for game saves and without support for legacy controllers - why must we pay $70 for a new Pro Controller when the Wii U Pro Controller has all the same buttons? Fuze Code Studio , which is now used in primary schools and takes aim at kids as young as six, and offers real-world languages like Python, Java and C++/# etc.

Author: 0 Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Virat Kohli

World Cup winning captain Imran Khan says the current Pakistan team has the potential to become a force in global cricket even as he lamented the country lacks system to polish raw talent. Credit goes to my boys. "We played like we had nothing to lose, now we are champions", said Sarfraz. "I'm so happy for the nation of Pakistan who have been waiting for this for a long time".

Electronics Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 15, police say
Author: 0 Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 15, police say

Shabaab militants linked to Al-Qaeda carry out regular bombings and assassinations targeting government officials, and it is rare for a government minister to drive himself, making mistaken identity a strong possibility. The Islamic militant al-Shabaab has emerged as the worst violator of global agreements regarding child soldiers . The Somalia-based al-Shabab often targets high-profile areas of Mogadishu, including hotels, military checkpoints and areas near the presidential palace.

Electronics ZTE Nubia M2 Play Smartphone Gets Official
Author: 0 ZTE Nubia M2 Play Smartphone Gets Official

It boots Android 7.0 Nougat-based Nubia UI 5.0 out-of-the-box. The Nubia M2 Play is a new member of company's M-series that we have seen the recently launched M2 Lite with dual camera setup and now the M2 Play can be considered as a toned down version of the M2 Lite .

Electronics Spotify is showing sponsored songs to some free users
Author: 0 Spotify is showing sponsored songs to some free users

As Tech Crunch reports , these songs have been appearing for some users of the platform's unpaid tier, and Spotify has confirmed to the publication that the feature is now being tested, allowing labels to pay to have their artists' music featured more prominently.

Author: 0 Xbox One X Console Coming In November

It's impossible to say whether Microsoft will be making a loss on the Xbox One X , or merely breaking even, but we do know for sure that they'll be relying on selling lots of games to turn this into a profitable venture. $499/£449/€499. And, as a result, he sees the PS4 Pro as "more of a competitor to [Xbox One] S than I do to Xbox One X ". Most people, but not Xbox boss Phil Spencer.

Author: 0 Tech CEOs, Trump Talk Modernizing Government

Others attending include Alphabet Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Chairman John Doerr and the CEOs of Microsoft Corp International Business Machines Corp, Intel Corp, Qualcomm Inc, Oracle Corp and Adobe Systems Inc.

Electronics Killer Instinct Is Headed To Steam Later On In The Year
Author: 0 Killer Instinct Is Headed To Steam Later On In The Year

The game came to Windows 10 just previous year, allowing PC users to take a crack at it as well. It then consolidated its position by launching on Windows 10 a year ago. The game has never been sold through Steam even though that was what many player wanted. No precise release date has been provided as yet but at least now we know that this is going to happen.

Electronics Upcoming Mercedes-Benz A-class Sedan Is All About That Base
Author: 0 Upcoming Mercedes-Benz A-class Sedan Is All About That Base

According to a recent report by Automotive News , Mercedes-Benz brass confirmed the sedan's arrival to dealers in Miami, Florida this month. "It's a very nice-looking vehicle", Ken Schnitzer, chairman of the Mercedes-Benz Dealer Board and owner of four Mercedes-Benz dealerships in Texas, told Automotive News .

Electronics Samsung Galaxy J7 Max; Price In India, Features and Specifications
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J7 Max; Price In India, Features and Specifications

Galaxy Tab S3 will be offered to consumers at a price of INR 47,990 and will come in Black and Silver colours. Samsung has given couple of offers on the purchase of Galaxy Tab S3. It bears a fingerprint sensor on the Home Button. The S Pen will be there, IP68 dust and water resistance as well as the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box, among other goodies.

Electronics Two navy personnel killed in Pakistan
Author: 0 Two navy personnel killed in Pakistan

There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Search operations are being conducted in the areas. Pakistan Navy spokesman confirmed the attack. They vowed to bring the culprits to justice. Two terrorists were killed when the security forces returned fire. "Their sacrifices would not go waste".

Electronics United States coalition shoots down first Syria government jet
Author: 0 United States coalition shoots down first Syria government jet

The Russian defense ministry said in a statement on Monday that it was suspending the deal after the US military confirmed that it downed a Syrian Air Force fighter jet on Sunday after it dropped bombs near USA partner forces. On June 6, the coalition "destroyed" pro-Syrian regime forces who had advanced beyond a de-confliction zone near At Tanf. "We have to more clearly define what our position is", he said.

Author: 0 Russian Federation to Treat US Planes in Syria as 'Targets'

The Russian Defence Ministry called USA attacks against the Syrian forces "military aggression" and announced that it would suspend cooperation with the United States meant to prevent airborne accidents over Syria. Russia , a key backer of Syrian President Bashar Assad , has been providing an air cover to the government's offensive on the Islamic State group since 2015.

Electronics Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home
Author: 0 Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home

Top final scores: 272: Brooks Koepka (67-70-68-67). "It's pretty cool. There were more and more people here each day and the crowds got louder, which I expected, and I loved playing in front of everybody". He was only two behind when he made the turn, but bogeys on the 12th and 15th holes - and no birdies until No. 18 - ended his hopes. "So to feel as confident as I did on a Sunday of a major and coming down the stretch was pretty neat".

Electronics Microsoft might be working on a Horizon Zero Dawn-esque game
Author: 0 Microsoft might be working on a Horizon Zero Dawn-esque game

According to the posting, which is still up on Roberts' profile as of the time of writing, the artist will be working on a "Microsoft AAA Nextgen Title" and the style will be "similar" to Horizon Zero Dawn . Considering the success of Horizon: Zero Dawn , is it surprising that Microsoft's looking to create an open-world adventure of its own? It could be that this new title is a more down to Earth, gritty title like Horizon: Zero Dawn .

Author: 0 Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan

Pakistan beat India by 180 runs at The Oval on Sunday. "Our team has presented us with a best gift in the holy fasting month of Ramadan", said Shabbir Ali Asghar, a 14-year-old student, as he watched the final with friends on television in Rawalpindi.

Author: 0 Ward celebrates big win while Kovalev plans protest

WBA, IBF, WBO light heavyweight champion Andre Ward and former champ Sergey Kovalev spoke about their rematch Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas . If the matchup isnt attractive enough, the two fighters have a genuine dislike for each other they were not afraid to voice this week. All the talking is good for the fans, it's good to build it up, it's all good but anybody that knows me, knows that I'm about the action.

Author: 0 New Microsoft console is the Xbox One X

Definitely, the Xbox One X is going to offer more power than the PS4 Pro. "I don't want to get into all the numbers", Spencer went on to say, "but in aggregate, you should think about the hardware part of the console business is not the money-making part of the business".

Electronics HTC U11 Launched in India with 6 GB of RAM
Author: 0 HTC U11 Launched in India with 6 GB of RAM

Through what is surely a combination of obsessive software engineers and plenty of licensed technology, the U11's interface performance is immaculate. Although the other three color options are priced at Dollars 649, currently, we are unaware about the price of the new red color variant. It sports a 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with 1,080x1,920 pixels (401 ppi pixel density), powered by an octa-core Exynos 7870 processor, and run Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.

Author: 0 Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

The law, enacted in North Carolina in 2008, made it a felony for registered sex offenders to access social media services like Facebook and Twitter where they might encounter minors. Kennedy also pointed out that the Supreme Court has often "sought to protect the right to speak in" physically spatial contexts, such as parks and street corners and that "While in the past there may have been difficulty in identifying the most important places (in a spatial sense) for the exchange of views, ...

Electronics Celtics Hope To Trade No. 3 Pick for Jimmy Butler
Author: 0 Celtics Hope To Trade No. 3 Pick for Jimmy Butler

Adam Zagoria is saying that league sources tell him the Celtics could be loading up on draft picks to make a trade with the Chicago Bulls for Jimmy Butler. Both picks would likely be included in any potential deal, as well as a player or two (likely Jae Crowder). According to ESPN's Stephen A Smith, the Bulls were willing to trade Butler to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for the No.

Author: 0 Bodies of missing USS Fitzgerald sailors found in ship's flooded compartments

Navy divers found a number of sailors' bodies Sunday aboard the stricken USS Fitzgerald that collided with a container ship in the busy sea off Japan. Is it not yet clear how the collision between the two advanced ships could have happened, or which ship was at fault, but an investigation is already underway.

Electronics Ballot language approved for age limits on smartphone sales
Author: 0 Ballot language approved for age limits on smartphone sales

Under a proposed law, cell phone retailers would be required to ask the age of the primary cell phone user before the sale, meaning that parents would not be allowed to buy smartphones for their 12-year-old children. The proposal also distinguishes smartphones from other cellular devices like standard flip phones that can not access the Internet, because many parents just want to be able to contact their children for safety reasons.

Author: 0 Apple enters the speaker market

At the Wired Business Conference Wednesday, David Limp, senior vice president of devices at Amazon , said the company believes there should be more openness among competing virtual assistant platforms, USA Today reported. But I'm not counting it out: If anyone can make this work, Apple can. The entire speaker system is powered by Apple A8, the same chipset that is present under the hood of iPhone 6.

Electronics Perez Closing in on Third Mandate as Real President
Author: 0 Perez Closing in on Third Mandate as Real President

Last summer United broke the world transfer fee record, for the first time in club history, when they brought Paul Pogba back #Pogback to Old Trafford for £89.3 million. Madrid have expressed "full confidence" in Ronaldo and believe he will be proved innocent of any wrongdoing, but nonetheless he is claimed to have made an " irreversible decision" to leave Santiago Bernabeu.

Electronics CBI examines Satyendar Jain's wife in money laundering probe
Author: 0 CBI examines Satyendar Jain's wife in money laundering probe

The AAP also said Mr Jain has been targeted because he is making world class Mohalla Clinics across Delhi. The CBI had last week quizzed Sisodia at his residence to seek clarifications in connection with a preliminary enquiry against him over alleged irregularities in the AAP's "Talk to AK" campaign.

Electronics The 5 most requested iPhone features Apple left out of iOS 11
Author: 0 The 5 most requested iPhone features Apple left out of iOS 11

RTSO2SHApple introduced the " Do Not Disturb While Driving" feature for the iOS 11 . The iPhone 5, iPhone 5c and iPad 4 are going to settle for iOS 10. Since 2013, with the launch of the iPhone 5S and iPad Air, Apple has been making devices that use 64-bit processors, rather than the older 32-bit processors.

Author: 0 Newt Gingrich: Trump Cannot Obstruct Justice

Gingrich has been on the front lines the past week defending the president in the wake of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russian election meddling. 'The president of the United States is the chief executive officer of the United States. Referring to an ABC News report that Rosenstein has said he may need to recuse himself from having authority over the Russian Federation probe, Raddatz asked Gingrich if the deputy attorney ...

Author: 0 Surface laptop is a monstrosity

First, you've got the Surface Laptop , an all-new device that's aimed at students. While you probably will never experience the process of dismantling it yourself, it is good to know that you can always experience the magic by visiting the iFixit website, where the firm has sacrificed a device and taken the time to break down the Surface Laptop and Surface Pro .

Electronics Amazon to buy Whole Foods for USA $13.7 billion
Author: 0 Amazon to buy Whole Foods for USA $13.7 billion

In its April sector overview of Australia's supermarkets and grocery stores, IBISWorld suggests industry revenue growth in the $105 billion sector is likely to be constrained over the next five years as the sector continues to pump out more private label products in a race to the bottom on basket prices.

Author: 0 Portugal boss says VAR not working well after disallowed goal vs. Mexico

The match kicked off in Kazan after a moment of silence in memory of the victims who have died in forest fires in Pedrogao Grande, Portugal . On Saturday, hosts Russia beat New Zealand 2-0 in the other Group A fixture after Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino opened the tournament with a speech inside the St Petersburg Stadium, where Russian president Vladimir Putin and legendary Brazil footballer Pele were also in attendance.

Electronics Amazon buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion
Author: 0 Amazon buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

The deal comes a month after Whole Foods announced a board shake-up and cost-cutting plan amid falling sales and pressure from activist investor Jana Partners . Last year, Evercore poached Goldman's head of activism defense Bill Anderson, who for more than 12 years had advised more than 175 companies on how to tackle activist investors and hostile bids.

Electronics Destiny 2 Will Have 4K Resolution; No Promises For Xbox One X
Author: 0 Destiny 2 Will Have 4K Resolution; No Promises For Xbox One X

It is therefore possible each Xbox One X hardware sale generates a loss, but at best it is breaking even. Hardware specs for the newly minted Xbox One X were unveiled back in May; however, Microsoft's E3 stage show delivered the first look at games running on the upcoming console and also confirmed a November 7 release date and a $499 price point for the system.

Electronics Microsoft Explains Why Xbox One X Is Worth $100 Premium
Author: 0 Microsoft Explains Why Xbox One X Is Worth $100 Premium

On paper, it's clear that the PS4 Pro is competing with the Xbox One S , rather than the Xbox One X . Well for a smooth $499.99 you can step into the world of 4K gaming which is pretty expensive . "Once you play a game for that first time, if it's something you haven't played before, that's where you can be sold on something". "We have the world's most powerful console and like with any kind of consumer product out there, there's a certain customer that walks in and says, 'I just ...

Author: 0 Nintendo Went To Psyonix To Bring Rocket League to Switch

Speaking with WCCFTech, Monolith Productions' design director Bob Roberts confirmed that Shadow Of War will run at Native 4K on Xbox One X. As for the PS4 Pro , he revealed that the team is still optimizing the game for Sony's console.

Author: 0 Microsoft expects consumers to 'figure out' which Xbox is which

That PC-style scaling doesn't necessarily mean console gamers will get fine control over graphical options in their Xbox games, though. And there is no new Gears of War launching alongside the Xbox One X machine, only a boosted version of last year's successful Gears of War 4 game on the original Xbox One.

Author: 0 OnePlus 5 registrations now cross mammoth 500000 number on China's JD.com

May be the India Vs Pakistan Cricket match help the OnePlus to boost its sale in India through this commercial, but people around the world got to know how OnePlus 5 will be just ahead of the launch. OnePlus 5 is expected to pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor coupled with 6GB / 8GB RAM, and a storage version in addition to the 64GB is 128GB version.

Electronics Bill Cosby accuser tells sex assault trial there was no prior romance
Author: 0 Bill Cosby accuser tells sex assault trial there was no prior romance

I wasn't able to speak without getting a buildup of white stuff around my mouth. Cosby, 79, is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault, which carry up to 10 years each. Cosby's lawyers have argued that deceased witnesses, lost evidence and fading memories make it almost impossible for them to defend the comedian against the 12-year-old complaint.

Electronics Ronaldo threatens Real Madrid exit
Author: 0 Ronaldo threatens Real Madrid exit

Club of the English Premier League " Manchester United " will try to return to "old Trafford" star striker "real" Cristiano Ronaldo . Ronaldo has frequently verbally committed himself to Real, and he's made no secret of his love for living in the Spanish capital.