Electronics Microsoft Rewards are now available to users in the UK
Author: 0 Microsoft Rewards are now available to users in the UK

This reduces the cost of things - as an example, an Xbox Live subscription is 6,000 points but it drops to 5,800 at level 2. Users are awarded three points per search, up to 30 a day at Level 1. If you manage to hit 500 points in a month, there's a second level with better rewards and the ability to earn a maximum of 150 points a day. He said: "The points can be redeemed for a number of Microsoft offerings".

Electronics YU Yureka Black smartphone launched at Rs 8999
Author: 0 YU Yureka Black smartphone launched at Rs 8999

It comes with a fingerprint sensor on the front which unlocks the phone in 0.2 seconds. The pricing on YU Yureka Black puts the smartphone in the mid-budget segment, largely dominated by Chinese players. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The new smartphone comes with 4G Connectivity and runs on Android Marsmallow, includes WIFI, Bluetooth and FM.

Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on global climate pact soon

Climate action is unstoppable. Earth is likely to reach more risky levels of warming even sooner if the US retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. Under Trump, who once called climate change a "hoax", the country has resisted intense pressure from its partners to commit to respecting the global accord.

Electronics Trump Says He Hasn't Ruled out Visiting Western Wall With Netanyahu
Author: 0 Trump Says He Hasn't Ruled out Visiting Western Wall With Netanyahu

President Trump made a brief trip to the West Bank on Tuesday for talks in the town of Bethlehem with the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, after his visit with Israel on Monday. Trump later visited the Western Wall and Yad Vashem, the Israeli Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem , and spoke at the Israel Museum, where he focused on terrorism.

Electronics BMW's New Art Car Is Only Visible In Virtual Reality
Author: 0 BMW's New Art Car Is Only Visible In Virtual Reality

Paying tribute to the carbon fiber structure of the racecar chassis, Cao Fei's holistic use of a non-reflective black incorporates the auto into the possibilities of the digital world. The collection was inaugurated when French racecar driver and art aficionado Hervé Poulain in collaboration with the then current BMW Motorsport Director Jochen Neerpasch asked his artist friend Alexander Calder to design a auto.

Electronics Sam Warburton to lead Lions in tour opener
Author: 0 Sam Warburton to lead Lions in tour opener

The Lions are likely to have too much firepower for a Barbarians line-up featuring his son Bryn at 10 but Gatland Snr is not expecting Saturday's opponents to resort to crude physicality in response: "It's not something that's crossed my mind at all".

Electronics Bangladesh v England: Champions Trophy opener
Author: 0 Bangladesh v England: Champions Trophy opener

English conditions are notorious for swinging wickets and making life hard for batsmen , as was experienced by the hosts themselves in a colossal batting collapse against South Africa in their bilateral ODI series. "It certainly was a wake-up call in the fact that you need to be able to adapt in different circumstances". Stay tuned for Eng vs Ban live score updates, final score card, match result and highlights on Star Sports 1 channel.

Electronics The New Lotus Elise Cup 250 Has 279bhp Per Tonne
Author: 0 The New Lotus Elise Cup 250 Has 279bhp Per Tonne

The British sports vehicle maker says its latest Elise model is the "fastest, most focused four-cylinder Lotus sports auto ever", powered by a 1.8-liter supercharged engine providing 243 horsepower. Created to offer a "scintillating blend of purity" and performance, the model features a new front bumper with larger air intakes with mesh grille inserts.

Author: 0 Captain Morgan will not rob Roy of England opening spot

Leg-spinner Adil Rashid claimed 4-43 as England won their last ODI with Bangladesh by four wickets in October to seal a 2-1 away series win. But the tourists were stabilised by some power-hitting from Tamim, who was helped along by wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim.

Author: 0 MacBook 2017 release date, news and rumors

Intel's Kaby Lake processors offer more power and graphic performance, are battery efficient and pairing it up with a 32GB RAM would indeed please power users. When the MacBook Pro with Touchbar was first released, people had automatically taken a liking to the touchbar. There aren't, however, any delays related to the 13-inch model of the Pro as of right now.

Electronics There's a North Korean iPad now, and it has a keyboard
Author: 0 There's a North Korean iPad now, and it has a keyboard

Well, officially it is the Ryonghung iPad , but still, "i" + "Pad" = Apple trademark. The device reportedly made its debut at a North Korean intellectual property expo in 2016. The Ryonghung IPad, whose name just might have been ripped off, is equipped with a keyboard and allows users to work with documents, as well as " read different sources of digital information ", the advertisement says.

Electronics The date of release of the smartphone Essential PH-1
Author: 0 The date of release of the smartphone Essential PH-1

According to Rubin, Essential phones , which are powered by Android software, will start shipping in about 30 days. You see this phone is the brainchild of the man who actually created Android. In fact, it's surprisingly mum on its battery, and you have to hit up the spec sheet to learn anything about it. But those are things they hope for the brand's future , and today the Essential Phone is simply yet another rectangle with some major tradeoffs in usability and an outrageous price ...

Electronics Essential: We can unleash Android's power better than Google
Author: 0 Essential: We can unleash Android's power better than Google

Today is the release date ceased to be a secret. Rubin, wo co-founded Android , said he wants to apply the same open-source philosophy that made Android the most dominant mobile operating system to the smart home . That's why Essential is sticking with Android for hardware. For everything that Essential is promising with its new phone, there's one thing you won't get: a headphone jack.

Author: 0 Apple to launch new MacBook Pro next week

Rumors have been saying Apple will refresh the Touch Bar MacBook Pro at WWDC . Further, the company is expected to launch a 32GB RAM variant of the 15-inch MacBook Pro to cater to the need of professional users, as pointed out in a report by 9To5Mac.

Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on Paris Accord on Thursday amid exit reports

Paul Bodnar, a former Obama climate change adviser, says it wouldn't afford the U.S. even a sideline view of the climate conversations. "If President Trump decides to remove the United States from this agreement, it will weaken our standing globally - allowing other countries to adopt leading roles when it comes to our shared responsibility to protect our planet for future generations", said House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley.

Author: 0 15inch MacBook Pro Will Soon Be Available For Free Delivery

Apple has been known to alter the delivery dates though most have somehow associated it with the potential release of upgraded MacBook Pro 2017 models. While the delivery estimates for the 13-inch MacBook models have not been changed and the laptops are available for delivery as soon as the next day, the recent changes give credence to a report that suggested that Apple is planning to launch new MacBook Pro and 12-inch MacBook models on June 5, as pointed out in a report by MacRumors .

Electronics Massive Truck Bomb Kills at Least 90 in Kabul's Embassy District
Author: 0 Massive Truck Bomb Kills at Least 90 in Kabul's Embassy District

At least one member of the German embassy staff was killed. Wednesday's blast was the latest in a long line of attacks in Kabul . The Wazir Akbar Khan district is home to most of the capital's foreign embassies as well as several major government institutions, including the Presidential Palace.

Electronics Almost all WannaCry victims were running Windows 7
Author: 0 Almost all WannaCry victims were running Windows 7

The ransomware is very infectious, with more than 300,000 computers worldwide in 150 countries believed to have been hit - about half of which are in Russian Federation or China. It all started after the "Eternal Blue", a tool made by NSA to get access to Windows was dumped on the internet by a hacker group called " Shadow Brokers ".

Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact Thursday

Trump faced considerable pressure to hold to the deal during visits with European leaders and Pope Francis on his recent trip overseas. Trump tweeted early Wednesday that he'll announce his decision "over the next few days". "A full, formal withdrawal could take up to three years to execute, unravelling one of former President Barack Obama's major achievements in office to reduce the impacts of climate change", it added .

Electronics Blame the 'WannaCry' ransomware attack on our own NSA
Author: 0 Blame the 'WannaCry' ransomware attack on our own NSA

Furthermore, 60% of these attacks were carried out by insiders, people who either acted deliberately or inadvertently helped an attacker from outside the organisation. Called WannaCry or WannaCrypt , the ransomware program is spread by taking advantage of a Windows vulnerability that Microsoft released a security patch for in March.

Electronics Take-Two acquires Kerbal Space Program
Author: 0 Take-Two acquires Kerbal Space Program

While the company may have bought off the assets of the game, the developers, Squad are still in charge of developing the game, they will "continue to provide support and ongoing development for the title through game updates and expansion".

Author: 0 Pakistan violates ceasefire in two sectors in JK, India retaliates

Unconfirmed reports claimed a soldier, too, had died but no confirmation had come from the army, police said. Jammu: Pakistan on Thursday violated the ceasefire by shelling mortars and opening fire on forward posts along the (Line of Control) LoC in Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir , drawing retaliation from Indian troops.

Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee issues seven subpoenas

Mike Conaway , R-Texas, and Adam Schiff, D-Calif., who are leading the House committee's inquiry. " We will continue to pursue this investigation wherever the facts may lead ". The Senate Intelligence Committee voted unanimously on May 25 to authorise its chairman, Republican Senator Richard Burr, and its top-ranking Democratic, Mark Warner, to issue subpoenas that would force the attorney to respond to their demands.

Electronics Manchester bombing: Ten remain in critical condition
Author: 0 Manchester bombing: Ten remain in critical condition

In a televised message, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that Britain's terror threat level will remain at critical. A sobbing Ariana Grande was seen for the first time after the attack at her concert in Manchester Arena. Manchester police said on Twitter that Thursday's arrests bring the total number of men in custody in the U.K.to eight. A Student Loans Company spokesperson said: "It would not be appropriate for the Student Loans Company to respond to media requests for ...

Electronics Uber posts $708M loss as revenue grows; finance head quits
Author: 0 Uber posts $708M loss as revenue grows; finance head quits

The case stems from a lawsuit filed in February by Waymo, formerly known as the Google self-driving vehicle unit, which claimed a former manager took a trove of technical data with him when he left to launch a competing venture that went on to become Otto and was later acquired by Uber.

Author: 0 Merriam-Webster Has No Idea What "Covfefe" Means

The weird tweet by Donald Trump unleashed a wave of speculation amid reports the U.S. president is poised to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement. COMEDIAN Kathy Griffin has apologised for an image of her appearing to clutch Trump's severed head. Griffin has apologized, saying that the brief video was "too disturbing" and wasn't amusing.

Electronics Most commonly misspelled words by state, according to Google
Author: 0 Most commonly misspelled words by state, according to Google

She also earn points on a preliminary test Tuesday consisting of 24 written spelling and multiple-choice vocabulary items divided into four sections. Several times , Edith said she couldn't wait to be spelling again. The second part of the finals will air on ESPN on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. And on Wednesday, the spellers will step on the stage for the first round of spelling.

Electronics Alleged Xiaomi Redmi 5 images surface online
Author: 0 Alleged Xiaomi Redmi 5 images surface online

We are under the impression that just like the Mi6, Mi Note 3 will come shipped without a headphone jack but will take advantage of the Type-C USB port. The Mi Note 3 should feature 5.7-inch AMOLED display, 8MP front camera , and a 4,000 mAh battery. The smartphone will be based on a top-end processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, will receive 6 GB of RAM and 128 or 256 GB of internal flash memory.

Electronics Kyrgios aces way into 2nd round at French Open
Author: 0 Kyrgios aces way into 2nd round at French Open

But he picked up his game in the last two sets, which the three-time major champion saw as a good sign after struggles this year. There was also an unexpected visitor at the French Open , Serena Williams . The death of Del Potro's grandfather, which prompted his withdrawal at Estoril, left him short of practice on dirt courts, but a run to the Rome quarter-finals suggests the 2009 US Open champion could get amongst the frontrunners over the coming fortnight.

Electronics Oculus adds Chromecast support for Gear VR
Author: 0 Oculus adds Chromecast support for Gear VR

With this new functionality, you'll be able to stream the content you see through Chromecast , for instance allowing you to broadcast what you're now experiencing through your TV. For more information on Chromecast, including how the Chromecast dongle works and how to set up Chromecast to work with a range of devices, check out Pocket-lint's in-depth guides here and here.

Electronics With eyes on North Korea, US successfully destroys mock missile over Pacific
Author: 0 With eyes on North Korea, US successfully destroys mock missile over Pacific

The test followed an increase in the pace of North Korean missile tests over the past year in its declared effort to develop an ICBM that has the ability to strike the US mainland. North Korea is threatening a sixth nuclear test. Four of nine missile intercept test attempts prior to Tuesday had been a success, including the last one in June 2014.

Author: 0 Flynn agrees to provide documents to Senate panel

And a string of damning revelations have trickled out in the months since Trump fired Flynn, including former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates' public testimony that she warned the White House that Flynn could become a target for Russian blackmail because he never disclosed his talks with the Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak .

Electronics Election day ahead: Amber Rudd up for debate as PM heads west
Author: 0 Election day ahead: Amber Rudd up for debate as PM heads west

Mr Corbyn was earlier challenged about whether he would be open to a "confidence and supply" arrangement with the SNP , which would see Nicola Sturgeon's party offer limited support to a Labour government. Unlike Theresa May, Mr Corbyn was not joined by his spouse on the show, which focused on his personality rather than his politics. The June 8 election pits May, the Conservative Party leader who opposed Brexit before the referendum last June but now favors it, against Corbyn, who ...

Author: 0 Apple's Siri Speaker enters production

Apple could debut the speaker as soon as its annual developer conference in June, but the device will not be ready to ship until later in the year, the people said. Prototype testing began months ago as Bloomberg also previously reported. An Apple spokesperson was not immediately available for comment. In fact, Beats was already working on an internet-connected speaker when the company got acquired by Apple.

Author: 0 'Horrific': Social media reacts to Kabul bomb blast

The health ministry said the people injured were taken to various hospitals, but it did not give any word on fatalities. The target of the attack remains unclear; most of the casualties were civilians. He said more than 30 vehicles were destroyed or damaged. The commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, told a congressional hearing this year that he needed several thousand more troops to help Afghan forces break a "stalemate" with the Taliban .

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn to take part in live TV debate despite May boycott

Michael Deacon in the Telegraph said Mr Corbyn's performance had shades of his shadow home secretary Diane Abbott when she could not recall how much it would cost to recruit 10,000 police officers. Corbyn was also asked about his membership of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. "I've met pensioners who have said they don't think they should get that winter fuel payment", she said.

Author: 0 Social media users baffled by Donald Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

The Washington Post took a screenshot of the original post, which had been retweeted more than 127,000 times and "liked" more than 162,000 times - making it one of Trump's most popular tweets in months. Since entering office, Trump has used Twitter to issue declarations on everything from Arnold Schwarzenegger's TV performance to an alleged "MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany".

Author: 0 White House official: Trump plans to pull USA from Paris deal

The Axios website was first to report Trump's decision was made, citing two sources with knowledge of the matter, while other media including CNN , CBS , ABC and Politico reported the White House was expected to announce a withdrawal once details of the process have been worked out.

Author: 0 Trump promises unfulfilled by House GOP health bill

The Congressional Budget Office said that in states that take full advantage of the House plan's waivers to insurance requirements, healthy people might flock to skinnier, lower-premium plans. Make your voice heard to your representatives now and during election time. Most Americans hold an unfavorable view of the House-passed health care bill and want the Senate to change it substantially or block it entirely, according to the latest Kaiser Health Tracking Poll .

Electronics Waze to expand Carpool service across California on June 6
Author: 0 Waze to expand Carpool service across California on June 6

That price is determined by the federal standard mileage rate, and is only meant to help drivers share the cost of gas with their riders, rather than enabling them to turn driving into a profession or significant money-making opportunity. Fried said the feedback has been largely supportive. After three months in operation, Waze Carpool is growing from its current San Francisco Bay Area limits to the entire state of California starting on June 6th, according to Recode .

Electronics 9 local guards dead, 11 Americans wounded in Kabul
Author: 0 9 local guards dead, 11 Americans wounded in Kabul

The four wounded journalists were taken to hospital for treatment to injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening. "Everywhere was on fire and so many people were in critical condition". The Afghan interior ministry says 64 people were killed and as many as 320 were wounded in the massive vehicle bombing in Kabul earlier in the day.

Author: 0 Intel Core i9: six things worth knowing

The i5-7640X and i7-7740X are similar to the existing Kaby Lake models and feature four cores with four or eight threads respectively. For AMD's part, the Intel rival also recently announced that it would be offering chips with considerable processing power in the form of a 12-core, 14-core, and 16-core processor lineup.

Author: 0 Huge vehicle bomb kills dozens in Afghan capital

The nearby German Embassy was heavily damaged. The bomb went off about 8.25am local time (3.55pm NZT) during rush hour in the diplomatic quarter. What has the reaction been? The Islamic State group has also claimed responsibility for several recent bombings, including a powerful blast targeting an armoured North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy that killed at least eight people and wounded 28 on May 3.

Electronics Death Toll Rises To 80 In Kabul Car Bomb Explosion, 350 Injured
Author: 0 Death Toll Rises To 80 In Kabul Car Bomb Explosion, 350 Injured

There are reports of shattered windows as far as a mile away from the epicenter. Ismail Kawasi says it was not immediately known what the target of the attack was on Wednesday morning. A huge explosion hit near foreign embassies in Kabul on Wednesday morning, leaving at least 67 people injured, Afghan officials said. Medical aides struggled to zip them quickly into body bags as distraught people crowded around, looking for missing relatives.

Electronics Skoda and Mini score well in new crash tests
Author: 0 Skoda and Mini score well in new crash tests

Euro Ncap secretary general Michiel van Ratingen said AEB pedestrian systems had been rapidly adopted since it started rewarding their fitment previous year. Results were adequate or good in the more severe side pole impact test with good protection to the chest. "Not only has Mini improved on the structural performance of the Countryman - they're offering the highest level of safety assist features seen from the brand with autonomous emergency braking including pedestrian detection, and a ...

Electronics Google expands Android Pay to Canada
Author: 0 Google expands Android Pay to Canada

Canadians will also be able to use an Android Pay button in certain apps, like Uber, Lululemon and HotelTonight. Android Pay launched in Canada on Wednesday, with support for a number of major banks at launch, and additional banks to be added soon.