• Amazon's Alexa Can Now Control Your Home Cameras
Amazon's Alexa Can Now Control Your Home Cameras

Hanging out with family watching TV at night when the Doorbell Cam rings , ask Alexa to, "Show me the front door camera", to view live video at the door, conveniently from the comfort of the sofa. This feature makes it capable of multiple functionalities, including letting it function as an intercom and even letting users make hands-free calls to ...

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  • Theresa May To Present Brexit Plans To EU Leaders
Theresa May To Present Brexit Plans To EU Leaders

The enfeebled premier, who is still locked in hard talks with a Northern Irish party to prop up her administration, says the programme is about seizing opportunities offered by Brexit. "We're ready to form, obviously, a minority government if this government collapses and it may well", Corbyn said, while raising the possibility of a fresh election ...

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  • Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill
Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

House of Representatives bill passed in May, falling somewhere between that bill and the ACA, which is sometimes called Obamacare . One of the main sticking points of this bill is Medicaid funding. The town hall is at Montana Electric Cooperatives' Association, 501 Bay Drive, and starts at 6:30 p.m. Daines is also holding a town hall, though...

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  • 10 new planets that could have life discovered
10 new planets that could have life discovered

The exoplanets, planets which occupy space outside of our solar system, are all near-Earth size and occupy the habitable zones of their star systems where liquid water, the precursor for life, would pool on the surface rather than freeze.

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  • Blazers trade first-round picks with Kings
Blazers trade first-round picks with Kings

When Collins declared for this year's NBA Draft , he became Gonzaga's first one-and-done in school history. Collins is a versatile big man who can shoot the three (10-for-21 at Gonzaga) and protect the rim (5.8 blocks per 100 possessions).

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  • Sega's Classic Games Are Free on iPhone and Android
Sega's Classic Games Are Free on iPhone and Android

The free versions of games will include adverts but if you want to own the game and play offline it costs only $1.99 (£1.57). Five games will be available at its imminent launch: Sonic The Hedgehog , Altered Beast , Kid Chameleon , Phantasy Star II , and of course, Sonic the Hedgehog .

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  • Amazon Smartphone Sale: Here are the best deals on offer
Amazon Smartphone Sale: Here are the best deals on offer

It's no longer a surprise that once Goods and Services Tax rolls out at the midnight of June 30, 2017, tax differential between states will behave squarely impacted by no longer working old tax has encouraged the vendors to clear their stock and now smartphones, laptops, tablet and mobile accessories like smartwatches are selling hot on the onl...

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  • ISRO launches an earth observation satellite and 30 nano satellites
ISRO launches an earth observation satellite and 30 nano satellites

The Cartosat-2 series satellite for earth observation weighs 712 kg. C38 from Satish Dawan Space Centre in Sriharikota . The mission held great significance for the state of Tamil Nadu as the students from Nurool Islam University in Kanyakumari had indigenously developed a satellite carried by the PSLV.

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  • Telecom Min meets Mittal, Ambani; assures 'corrective steps'
Telecom Min meets Mittal, Ambani; assures 'corrective steps'

The minister said that each telecom operator had given a detailed roadmap of suggestions for the betterment of the sector. Telecom minister Manoj Sinha on Thursday assured the telecom industry bigwigs that the government would take corrective steps to ensure orderly growth in the sector.

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  • NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter views Curiosity Rover going up Mount Sharp
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter views Curiosity Rover going up Mount Sharp

The autonomous exploration is helping the scientists to save time and energy and other constraints encountered when working across the enormous distances in the space. This is compared to the 24 per cent expected without the software, in which Curiosity's systems would have randomly targeted rocks. Then the software can rank, filter and prioritis...

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  • Cindy weakens to tropical depression after landfall in Louisiana, Texas
Cindy weakens to tropical depression after landfall in Louisiana, Texas

Most of the WAFB viewing area had the advantage of being in the dry slot of circulation around Tropical Storm Cindy on Wednesday and that resulted in a much-appreciated reduction in our forecast rain totals for the event. The next high tide in Cameron is just after noon which means some additional coastal flooding will be possible later today...

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  • Marin Cilic races through to Queen's Club quarter-finals
Marin Cilic races through to Queen's Club quarter-finals

Cilic, who claimed the title at the prestigious Wimbledon warm-up event in 2012, was imperious against Kozlov, winning 6-0 6-4 on Queen's Club's centre court. Cilic, who beat John Isner in round one, will now take aim at his third American in a row in the quarter-finals when he takes on unseeded Donald Young .

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  • Josh Jackson goes No. 4 to Phoenix Suns in NBA Draft
Josh Jackson goes No. 4 to Phoenix Suns in NBA Draft

But it was far from the first time Ainge has received an outrageous demand for his assets from the 2013 Nets deal, including a Chicago demand previous year for the 2017 and 2018 Nets picks in addition to two players for Butler. The 76ers, with the top pick, chose Washington guard Markelle Fultz. Unlike Josh Jackson , who was selected next by the P...

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  • N. Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'
N. Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

Trump's statement , delivered in an nearly cavalier tweet on Tuesday, was an extraordinary admission of failure in his strategy for dealing with the North Korean regime of Kim Jong-un, New York Times said . The UVA student recalled the night she met Warmbier at a party and was astonished by his "insane tie collection" - "We clicked instan...

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  • Russian Election Hack Worse Than Initially Thought
Russian Election Hack Worse Than Initially Thought

In a separate hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday morning, a current DHS official that Russian Federation targeted election-related systems in 21 states leading up to the election. He says he pressed his staff to know whether the Department of Homeland Security "was sufficiently proactive, and on the scene helping the DN...

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  • Sony Could Learn a Lot From Microsoft About Backwards Compatibility
Sony Could Learn a Lot From Microsoft About Backwards Compatibility

So we'll be taking a look at Microsoft's push with the Xbox One X (the official name of what was formerly known as Project Scorpio ) and Sony's attempt at keeping the focus on their own consoles and their upcoming library. The Xbox One X has a graphics processing unit ( GPU ) that is about 40 percent faster compared to the PlayStation 4 Pr...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall
Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall

The storm's effects have been felt along a long swath of the coast because the storm is disorganized. It could also spawn tornadoes, the NHC warned. By the middle part of next week high pressure will build over the Tennessee Valley which will allow for plenty of sunshine to return to Acadiana and help us to finally dry out.

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  • Gigantic Leaves Open Beta and Launches For Xbox One in July
Gigantic Leaves Open Beta and Launches For Xbox One in July

Out of open beta and onto a full launch; free-to-play hero shooter huge is finally launching on Xbox One , Windows 10 and PC through Arc and Steam on July 20 . Arc players who log into the game and play one match will receive an Arc Lightning skin for Tripp , while Xbox One and Windows 10 who do the same can get the Excelsior skin for Tyto...

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  • Some GOP senators expected to oppose health care proposal
Some GOP senators expected to oppose health care proposal

CBO scoring of the House version of the bill, which is different than the Senate version, determined the measure would cut coverage for millions of people. On Facebook , Obama said at the heart of the bill was "fundamental meanness." The bill passed by the House is remarkably unpopular with the public, and in the more than a month since it w...

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  • Dead as Tropical Storm Makes Landfall in Louisiana
Dead as Tropical Storm Makes Landfall in Louisiana

At least 17 million people are under a tropical storm warning from San Luis Pass, Texas, to the Alabama-Florida border, said CNN meteorologist Michael Guy. There were no tornadoes reported on Thursday by the National Weather Service , which said there were two in MS and one in Alabama on Wednesday.

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  • Total solar eclipse an 'unprecedented' excuse to visit US
Total solar eclipse an 'unprecedented' excuse to visit US

The path of totality, which ranges about 60 to 71 miles in width, will pass through 14 states: Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia and SC; and small portions of Montana and Iowa.

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  • Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup
Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup

The Indomitable Lions took the lead at the end of the first half when Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa scored his first worldwide goal. Australia now head to Moscow to play Chile , where they must win and have another result go their way to reach the semi-finals in Russian Federation.

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  • Oil firms could waste trillions if climate targets reached
Oil firms could waste trillions if climate targets reached

In addition to Exxon , BP, Total and Royal Dutch Shell all supported advertisements in U.S. media outlets in favor of the tax, which had been promoted in February by prominent Republican figures, including former Secretaries of State James Baker and George Shultz and former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.

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  • Facebook Wants to Nudge You Into 'Meaningful' Online Groups
Facebook Wants to Nudge You Into 'Meaningful' Online Groups

The social network is facing increasing pressure to address them head on. As a practical implementation of this more existential declaration, Facebook announced it was rolling out new tools for Group administrators to gain analytics and insights into how their communities function.

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  • Analyst's Indicator Review for Visa Inc. (V), Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS)
Analyst's Indicator Review for Visa Inc. (V), Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS)

One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating , ten have given a hold rating and twenty-two have issued a buy rating to the company. 29,653 are owned by Citizens Northern. Finally, Alyeska Investment Group L.P. boosted its stake in shares of Dick's Sporting Goods by 411.7% in the fourth quarter.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Due in Court on July 31 For Tax Evasion Case
Cristiano Ronaldo Due in Court on July 31 For Tax Evasion Case

Real Madrid star Ronaldo was last week accused of evading 14.7 million euros through offshore companies and will appear before a judge on July 31, judicial sources told AFP . Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo calls for referee's attention during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russi...

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  • Pence retains outside legal aid, amid special counsel investigation
Pence retains outside legal aid, amid special counsel investigation

Cullen also represents former FIFA President Sepp Blatter in the corruption probe into world soccer's governing body. USA prosecutors have not accused Blatter of wrongdoing. Who is Robert Mueller , and what will he do? As head of the Trump campaign's transition committee, he was involved in the hiring of Michael Flynn as national security advi...

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  • By the time you get to Phoenix, it could be 120 degrees
By the time you get to Phoenix, it could be 120 degrees

American Eagle's parent company explained the decision to temporarily halt service in a press release to United States of America today, saying the Bombardier CRJ aircraft used on some of American Eagles' shorter routes has a maximum operating temperature of 47 degrees Celcius.

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  • South Korea confirms drone discovered in June was from North Korea
South Korea confirms drone discovered in June was from North Korea

His treating physicians said he suffered from unresponsive wakefulness, a condition also known as persistent vegetative state. President Donald Trump's administration worked to secure his return, and upon doing so, learned Warmbier could not speak or move voluntarily.

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Mourinho was the manager Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013. The accusation against Mourinho comes a week after the Madrid-based prosecutor's office accused Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million).

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  • 'Trolling' over Brexit? The Queen's hat resembles European Union flag
'Trolling' over Brexit? The Queen's hat resembles European Union flag

Stay informed: Sign up to our free weekly e-newsletter Subscribe to access all our online articles and receive our printed monthly newspaper The Connexion at your home. Signaling the importance of Brexit negotiations with the European Union , set to continue until the spring of 2019, the speech set out the government's program for two year...

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  • Travis steps down as UBER CEO amidst increased investor pressure
Travis steps down as UBER CEO amidst increased investor pressure

One of the investors pushing for Kalanick's resignation included venture capital firm Benchmark. FILE - In this Wednesday, June 22, 2016, file photo, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks at the American Enterprise Institute, in Washington.

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  • South Mississippi waking up to street flooding from Tropical Storm Cindy
South Mississippi waking up to street flooding from Tropical Storm Cindy

The National Weather Service also says the biggest threat from the disturbance is the likely heavy rainfall over wide areas of the northern rim of the Gulf of Mexico. The storm will make landfall along the coast between Texas and Louisiana by Thursday morning. Cindy is the second tropical storm to form during the Atlantic hurricane season, whic...

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  • E3 2017: Microsoft Isn't Making Money On The $500 Xbox One X
E3 2017: Microsoft Isn't Making Money On The $500 Xbox One X

Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox division, said the console would be able to play games at 4K resolution while the system would run games at 60 frames per second (fps). "I look at Pro as more of a competitor to S than I do to Xbox One X ", he explained. Though there haven't been many games announced as part of the program, the simple fac...

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  • Ford set to invest almost $1 billion into Truck Plant
Ford set to invest almost $1 billion into Truck Plant

Instead, its investment in the Kentucky plant this time will help secure 1 000 hourly jobs for local residents, in addition to the 2 000 jobs Ford created at the plant in late 2015 with an investment of US$1,3 billion to build the all-new Ford Super Duty.

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