Author: 0 Uber's self-driving cars come back to San Francisco

Uber has temporarily stopped its self-driving cars from operating after a crash involving one of its self-driving Volvo XC90s. The collision resulted in the Uber auto being toppled onto its side with another vehicle, presumably the one that hit it, in a bad state at the side of the road.

Electronics Samsung launches Galaxy S8
Author: 0 Samsung launches Galaxy S8

Bixby can search restaurants, take screenshots and even book a cab for you all while transitioning between voice and touch seamlessly. Galaxy S8 vs S8 Plus: which one is right for you? Will it make people forget the Note 7 disaster? Yes. When viewing a photo, just say "send this to Bob" to pull up messaging options and contact information for the Bobs you know. Samsung has stated that Bixby will be integrated into a number of apps, detailing that it would support 10 native Samsung apps ...

Electronics Former South Korean president arrested, jailed
Author: 0 Former South Korean president arrested, jailed

Park's marathon warrant-request hearing Thursday lasted almost nine hours - the longest in South Korean history for such a hearing. A court upheld her impeachment last month, removing her presidential immunity from prosecution. The court's decision marks yet another humiliating fall for Park, South Korea's first female president who was elected in 2012 amid a wave of conservative nostalgia for her late dictator father whose 18-year rule is marked by both rapid economic rise and enormous ...

Author: 0 Weekly Poll: Are You Buying The Galaxy S8 or The Galaxy S8+?

An artificial program promoted by Google Inc. may ship with Samsung Electronics Co.'s latest smartphone, the Galaxy S8 , that will come with the tech giants own Bixby voice support program, the industry sources said Friday. Conceivably, a hacker could simply hold a photo of the device's owner in front of the camera and gain access to all the data stored inside. While the new Galaxy S8 products should slow Apple's momentum in winning new Android customers during the June quarter, we ...

Author: 0 Putin Denies Intention to Wage a War or Compete with US

The president said he made the decision because Flynn had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other White House officials about his conversations with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. "I can see the United States ambassador (to Russia John Tefft) is sitting here". The United States diplomats are allowed to interact freely with representatives of major Russian organizations and government, Putin said, but the Russian ambassadors are given no such leeway.

Electronics Mad Catz files for bankruptcy
Author: 0 Mad Catz files for bankruptcy

This is the fourth time in five years that Harmonix has laid off staff. Gaming peripheral company Mad Catz is finally closing after filing for bankruptcy. With the exception of the new Tritton headset, all of Mad Catz' products from the past year have been reworked versions of existing products (according to Kotaku 's sources).

Electronics WH dispatches aide after pro-Trump groups MIA on health care
Author: 0 WH dispatches aide after pro-Trump groups MIA on health care

Their tactics on health care prompted yet another call for party unity this week from House Speaker Paul Ryan . "We have an obligation to govern", said Rep. "What I am encouraging our members to do is to keep talking with each other until we can get the consensus to pass this bill". Jordan said Republicans need to figure out how to work together to confront looming battles including the federal budget, appropriations and raising the USA debt ceiling.

Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy S8 Will Be the World's First Phone With Bluetooth 5.0

If you don't want to use the strangely positioned fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, there are other ways you can unlock the devices. Even before its official launch, smartphone experts are criticizing Samsung Galaxy S8 phones after one of their colleagues managed to bypass the facial recognition feature that ships with these phones by flashing a photo of himself in front of the phone.

Author: 0 House Dems launch pro-broadband privacy petition

The White House said Internet service providers would need to obtain affirmative opt-in consent from consumers to use and share certain information, but noted that websites are not required to get the same consent. The more data these companies hoard about users, the more risky it can be for a user's safety in a case of a data breach. They don't have to ask users' permission before tracking what sites they visit.

Electronics Columnist accuses Devin Nunes of misleading him
Author: 0 Columnist accuses Devin Nunes of misleading him

Instead, the official said , Cohen was assembling materials out of concern that intelligence information on USA persons was being shared too widely and that unmasking rules were being abused. President Donald Trump is facing new questions about political interference in the investigations into Russian election meddling following reports that White House officials secretly funneled material to the chairman of the House intelligence committee.

Electronics Hannity breaks with Trump on health care debacle
Author: 0 Hannity breaks with Trump on health care debacle

Mo Brooks, tells Newsmax TV . "The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don't get on the team, & fast. Nearly everyone succumbs to the D.C. He then launched into a critique of Congressional Republicans - a view shared by many conservatives - over the failed bill. "I don't know who's telling the White House to focus their anger on the Freedom Caucus, but I do think it's misplaced".

Electronics Bill Would Allow Police To Use Weaponized Drones
Author: 0 Bill Would Allow Police To Use Weaponized Drones

A new bill on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) is being considered in the state that would prohibit anyone from using weaponised drones, but lawmakers are making the case that the police should be allowed to use the technology. "We're not in warfare here", McGuire told CBS New York. "Lethal force raises this to a level of real heightened concern", he added. They said they had concerns about police using deadly force with drones.

Electronics Ousted SKorea president Park Geun-Hye arrested
Author: 0 Ousted SKorea president Park Geun-Hye arrested

Korea's major parties are reacting to Park's arrest, Korea's opposition parties say Park's arrest is a natural result, given her wrongdoing and the impartiality of the law. The prosecutors had been waiting for months to serve the former South Korean president with an arrest warrant; it took the judges an extraordinarily long day of deliberation to weigh the merits of their request.

Electronics Flood Watch issued for SE Michigan through Friday morning
Author: 0 Flood Watch issued for SE Michigan through Friday morning

A flood watch is in effect for most of the state Friday. The levels will vary from place to place, but the weather service said the combination of melting snow and heavy rain has already pushed the level of the river up by 10 feet in Riegelsville in Warren County.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6: the weigh

The Galaxy S8+ and its 6.2-inch screen is slightly over one centimeter (0.4 inches) taller than the Galaxy S8, which could make the Galaxy S8+ harder to use one-handed. Never seen it? Exactly. There were many surprises and features that went unannounced. While it is a cool feature, and can be used to check notifications when your phone is lying flat on a surface, it doesn't serve much of a objective yet as the fingerprint scanner has been moved to the back.

Author: 0 The Russia/Flynn/Freedom Caucus vortex of questions and tension at the White House

On Thursday, The New York Times identified the pair as current government officials Ezra Cohen-Watnick, senior director for intelligence at the National Security Council, and White House Counsel Office lawyer Michael Ellis . He refused to confirm or deny the report, and repeated his concerns about what's contained in the intelligence. But why were the White House officials reviewing the surveillance in the first place? Stephen Slick, a former CIA and NSC official, said it would be ...

Author: 0 Senate Says No to Michael Flynn's Immunity Request

On March 15, US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said the committee had no evidence of communications between Trump's campaign staff and Russian officials. President Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn made a statement in September in regards to immunity for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's former aides being given immunity deals as part of an investigation into her private email server, according to a report by The Hill .

Electronics Major Xbox One Update Overhauls Dashboard and More
Author: 0 Major Xbox One Update Overhauls Dashboard and More

It feels a little odd not having to run into the cluttered overlays and not being able to return to the Home Screen, but it's definitely a positive change that saves a lot of time and effort while playing the games on Xbox One . Other big new features include the new Home design, which is designed for improved performance, and which puts content related to the games you're now playing front and center.

Author: 0 White House tells Russian Federation probers: Come see intel yourselves

Now, it appears Nunes' source is coming from inside the White House itself, according to a report from the New York Times Thursday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Critics, including the intelligence panel's Democratic ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff, have argued that Nunes may no longer be able to conduct an independent investigation.

Author: 0 Samsung confirms it will sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 phones

Samsung had recalled more than 4.3 million of the Note 7 a year ago. Analysis from Samsung and independent researchers found no other issues in the Note 7 except batteries, raising speculation that the company would seek to recoup some of its losses by selling refurbished devices.

Electronics Total War: Warhammer II announced for this year
Author: 0 Total War: Warhammer II announced for this year

You can wage war and conquer the known world, which includes the continents of Ulthuan , Naggaroth , The Southlands , and Lustria . Total War: Warhammer 2 is now available to add to your wishlist on Steam . Total War Warhammer 2 has you playing as one of 8 Legendary Lords across 4 iconic races from the world of Warhammer Fantasy Battles- you must work to stabilize the Great Vortex, while simultaneously also sabotaging the other Lords and preventing them from doing so.

Author: 0 Use Google Maps app to play Ms. Pac-Man

Your new version of Maps now comes with a dedicated Ms Pac-Man button in the bottom right hand corner, tapping which transforms the streets on screen into the maze for your game. Pacman . It went over really well, and we're not mad (I just finished a few rounds on my phone), but it would have been nice to see Google come up with something totally surprising and new.

Author: 0 Microsoft has its own version of the Samsung Galaxy S8

Not only is this distracting for users, it also doesn't allow applications to take full advantage of the screen real estate. The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus bump up the screen size by doing away with a physical home button and dramatically reducing the frame - or bezel.

Author: 0 South Africa's Zuma replaces key ministers

Also on Thursday the main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, said it would launch a vote of no confidence in Zuma in parliament. The president is accused of being in the sway of the wealthy Gupta business family, allegedly allowing them influence over government appointments, contracts and state-owned businesses.

Author: 0 Scarlett Johansson in a mixed-bag reenactment of an anime classic

Elements of Alien: Resurrection , Surrogates , Robocop (especially the ED-209ish spidertank), Deadpool and Johansson's own Lucy also find their way into the plot of Rupert Sanders' ( Snow White and the Huntsman ) film , while the central location owes an obvious debt to Blade Runner (amusingly this even resurrects former airline Pan Am to invite comparisons).

Electronics Twitter replaces egg with genderless head and shoulders icon
Author: 0 Twitter replaces egg with genderless head and shoulders icon

Changing the default profile image doesn't have anything to do with fixing the abuse or trolling problems Twitter faces. As a result, people who were simply slow to beef up their profiles would end up "using a troll's clothing in some ways", said Twitter's senior manager of product design, Bryan Haggerty.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Is The First Phone With Bluetooth 5

The Note 7 recall cost Samsung at least $5.3 billion. We might be running out of ways to truly innovate with smartphone designs. The company made no official claims about India but USA will start receiving the early products after April 21.

Author: 0 Microsoft touts Microsoft-customized edition of Samsung Galaxy S8

The phone is the first premium offering released by the South Korean company since the Galaxy Note 7 was released late previous year, caused a public relations disaster and a massive recall after it was deemed a fire hazard by government authorities.

Author: 0 Stocks Trending Alert: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN)

The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. For these reasons, more parents should at least consider buying shares of the Vanguard S&P 500 ETF instead. The company had a trading volume of 6,779,893 shares. Return on equity measures is a company's ability to turn an investor's equity into profit. It is the "top line" or "gross income" figure from which costs are subtracted to determine net income.

Electronics 'Prey' Trailer: Alien Powers Are Cool, But Will Cost Yu's Humanity
Author: 0 'Prey' Trailer: Alien Powers Are Cool, But Will Cost Yu's Humanity

It works by injecting an implant through the eye, which subsequently makes its way to the brain. The dev team also discusses the lesser-known side of the game's upgrades and skills, the "Human" abilities. An overreliance on alien powers, for example, will trick the Talos 1's security turrets into thinking you are an alien yourself and thus will open fire on sight.

Electronics Samsung says the Galaxy S8 will be its best-selling smartphone ever
Author: 0 Samsung says the Galaxy S8 will be its best-selling smartphone ever

Samsung is one of only a handful of Android phone manufacturers who stubbornly swap the default layout. The S8 phone's display measures 5.8 inches diagonally, compared with 5.1 inches on the S7. The camera was another disappointment. To help you navigate the buying process and find the best deal, we've compiled the offers each carrier and retailer is offering starting today (March 30), along with some tips on finding the best deal of all.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 brings dual audio connection via Bluetooth 5

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc (AAPL.O) after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s. However, everyone seems to have been flattered by the sleek looks of the Samsung Galaxy S8 - thanks to its wonderful Infinity Display . The phone has a fingerprint scanner, located next to the rear camera lens, and a much-improved selfie camera which is now capturing photos ...

Electronics Reserve Your Next Yoga or Pilates Class Using Google
Author: 0 Reserve Your Next Yoga or Pilates Class Using Google

Meet Reserve with Google , a platform that will allow users to search for fitness classes with availability nearby. Aside from providing answers for every single question you could ever ask ("how do I know when eggs have gone bad?"), features like Google Maps, Google Calendar, and of course, GChat, organize and entertain us all the livelong day.

Electronics Type fans rejoice: Jaguar-restored cars are now on sale
Author: 0 Type fans rejoice: Jaguar-restored cars are now on sale

The first vehicle to be rebuilt at the Coventry facility will be shown at the Techno Classica Essen show in Germany on 5-9 April. Unsurprisingly, Jaguar Classic are keen to point out that they have the ability to restore to their own original 1960s specifications, have decades of experience at rebuilding to concours-winning standards, and use only authentic Jaguar Classic parts where needed.

Electronics Lok Sabha Passed The GST Bill, Will Be Launched on July 1
Author: 0 Lok Sabha Passed The GST Bill, Will Be Launched on July 1

The GST Council has already approved five sets of rules relating to registration, payments, refund, invoice and returns. The new GST, imperfect as it may be, will be a great step forward for India. It is hard to estimate just how positive the new tax will be for the economy, since it is after all a fundamental change in the way India works. Mr Moily also accused the government of undermining the Rajya Sabha or Upper House.

Electronics Severe heat conditions continue to prevail in several parts of country
Author: 0 Severe heat conditions continue to prevail in several parts of country

Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir had a soothing temperature which nonetheless was at least seven degrees above the season's average. It was the hottest morning in Delhi on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.7 degrees Celsius, the highest this year at five notches above the season's average.

Author: 0 Samsung wants to sell "refurbished" Note 7 smartphones

Samsung said Galaxy Note 7 phones that have been refurbished or that will be used as rental phones will be available depending upon consultation with regulators and phone carriers. Environmental organisation Greenpeace lobbied Samsung to reveal its plans for the recalled Note7 devices. The Korean office of Greenpeace, which conducted a campaign since last November calling for the recycling of the Note 7, hailed Samsung's latest move.

Author: 0 Samsung Stakes Future on New Flagship Phone

The rumors Various leaks suggest there will be two versions of the S8 unveiled this week: one with the standard 5.7-inch display and the second with a larger 6.2-inch screen. They could further add security to Samsung Pay . Microsoft will use the Cortana virtual assistant in the special edition Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus models.

Electronics The weird things Uber riders leave behind
Author: 0 The weird things Uber riders leave behind

The catalog reveals that Los Angeles and New York City have the most forgotten items. Items commonly reported lost in metro cities include phones, rings, keys, wallets, hats/caps, bags, ID documents, phone chargers and sunglasses. Uber says Sundays are the days people are more inclined to leave wedding dresses behind, while Saturdays seem to attract forgotten plane tickets and Tuesdays, strangely, are the days when passengers tend to forget their swimsuits.

Electronics Best tariff plans and offers available from Jio, Vodafone, Airtel and BSNL
Author: 0 Best tariff plans and offers available from Jio, Vodafone, Airtel and BSNL

The move is aimed at attracting more users on the Reliance Jio network, which has 100 million customers now. So just pay Rs 99 and enrol your number for Jio prime member. For example, for Rs 303, Prime members get 28GB data with 1GB as FUP, while non-Jio Prime members will get only 2.5GB data for 28 days. Amidst the fact that Non-prime users get very low data for the amount they pay when compared to non-prime users.

Electronics Maruti Suzuki Ciaz to shift to NEXA from April 1
Author: 0 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz to shift to NEXA from April 1

Launched in October 2014, Ciaz is one of the successful models from MSIL, having sold more than 150,000 units cumulatively till the end of February. "Ciaz, popular for its elegant looks, plus interiors, comfortable and generous cabin, and a leader in mid-size sedan segment, posted 22 per cent growth to almost 60,000 units during April-February (2016-17)".

Author: 0 Countdown to SpaceX's first-ever launch of a used rocket

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket recovered at sea from its maiden flight past year blasted off again from Florida on Thursday in the first successful launch of a recycled orbital-class booster, then capped the feat with another return landing on an ocean platform.

Electronics Unexpected Outcome to Brexit Start Narrows Australian Dollar to Pound Gap
Author: 0 Unexpected Outcome to Brexit Start Narrows Australian Dollar to Pound Gap

At the time of writing, the Australian Dollar to Pound (AUD GBP) exchange rate was trading at 0.61 and the Pound to Australian Dollar (GBP AUD) exchange rate was trading at 1.63. Data has showed more investors have been betting against the pound - so called shorting - ahead of beginning of the two-year divorce from the bloc.

Author: 0 Oil prices stabilize as output from Libya decreases

Though consensus expectations are for a six-month rollover of the OPEC/non-OPEC cuts, producers have refrained from declaring a commitment to prolonging the cuts. "There's no doubt that demand is going to pick up". Summer Driving Season: This summer driving season might provide some cushion for oil prices. That comes even as refinery runs have ticked up in recent weeks as well, which could have provided a fresh round of increases for gasoline inventories.

Author: 0 What the Samsung S8 means for the iPhone 8

DJ Koh, president of mobile communications business at Samsung Electronics, said: "The Galaxy S8 is our testament to regaining your trust by redefining what's possible in safety and marks a new milestone in Samsung's smartphone legacy". The second most talked-about Galaxy S8 feature has to be Bixby . Bixby Vision can also "see" printed text and instantly translate more than 50 different languages.

Author: 0 North Carolina rolls back 'bathroom bill' despite criticism

North Carolina legislators announced Wednesday night they reached an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on a repeal of the law to end the standoff over the state's "bathroom bill". And the NCAA and the Atlantic Coast Conference had made it clear that there would be no more championships played in North Carolina as long as HB2 existed.