• Japan could legally intercept a Guam-bound North Korea missile: Kyodo
Japan could legally intercept a Guam-bound North Korea missile: Kyodo

The latest tensions began after US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned North Korea that it would face " fire and fury " if it threatened the United States . All 11 major S&P sectors were lower and the consumer discretionary index was the biggest loser with a 1 percent drop. The index dropped to a one-month closing low.

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  • Malware stored in synthetic DNA can take over PC
Malware stored in synthetic DNA can take over PC

The DNA sample reportedly cost only $89 (£68). "The DNA sequencing community, and especially the programmers of bioinformatics tools, should consider computer security when developing software", they wrote . "Instead, we'd rather say, 'Hey, if you continue on your current trajectory, adversaries might show up in 10 years". For now, DNA mal...

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  • OJ Simpson's Former Agent Hawks Infamous White Bronco On Pawn Stars
OJ Simpson's Former Agent Hawks Infamous White Bronco On Pawn Stars

Pawn Star's Rick Harrison shared his somewhat problematic thoughts on the Bronco and its high-profile passenger with Fox News . "It's in unbelievable shape". Simpson's former agent Mike Gilbert has held onto the vehicle for 22 years after he bought it from A.C. Cowlings, the main who drove Simpson during the chase five days after the murd...

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  • StarCraft May Be the Next Game That AI Beats Us At
StarCraft May Be the Next Game That AI Beats Us At

But so far, space is proving a hard frontier for the company's algorithms. The core of it all is a special machine learning API that was tailor-made by Blizzard, and can hook an AI into the game. The game also requires players to carry out sub-tasks, such as building structures and mining resources, while also conducting reconnaissance, mounting ...

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  • Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 now free for Origin/EA Access subscribers
Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 now free for Origin/EA Access subscribers

Owners get two weeks of early access to each expansion pack, priority server access, and over a dozen superior-level Battlepacks that feature various in-game cosmetic upgrades for your weapons and vehicles. For those of you that haven't joined EA Access or Origin Access just yet, it's a pretty good deal. Xbox 360 backward compatible titles, s...

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  • Acer Chromebook 11 C771 hits the market
Acer Chromebook 11 C771 hits the market

The touchscreen variant of the laptop has been priced by the company at $329.99 (roughly Rs. 21,100) while the non-touchscreen variant will be made available for purchase at $279.99 (roughly Rs. The internal design of the new Chromebook also protects the device from 132 pounds of pressure, resisting damage even when squeezed into a loaded backpack.

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  • Sinead O'Connor hospitalized after posting desperate, suicidal video
Sinead O'Connor hospitalized after posting desperate, suicidal video

In the days following the video , O'Connor made a couple of further posts, including posting the address of the hotel she was staying at. The confronting twelve-minute video sees O'Connor outline her struggles, before alluding to suicide, which provoked an outpouring of support and compassion from her fans, followers, and other figures in the mu...

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  • Arsenal v Leicester City: probable lineups - Gunners could be without star duo
Arsenal v Leicester City: probable lineups - Gunners could be without star duo

Sanchez is not the only Arsenal player that is in the previous year of their contracts, with Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's contracts also expiring in June 2018, and it will be interesting to see how Arsenal deal with these situations.

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  • Uber Adds In-App Messaging for Quick Communication Between Riders and Drivers
Uber Adds In-App Messaging for Quick Communication Between Riders and Drivers

When connected to a driver, a rider should go to the Uber feed and tap "contact" and then "chat". The in-app messaging feature arose because the SMS method had a number of areas where it was lacking from a user experience perspective, according to Uber Product Manager Jeremy Lermitte.

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  • Consumers Reports pulls Microsoft laptop recommendation
Consumers Reports pulls Microsoft laptop recommendation

In a fairly short but to-the-point tweet on Thursday morning, Reuters revealed that Microsoft Surface devices have underwhelmed in Consumer Reports' reliability tests. Though it shouldn't go down without a fight, Microsoft is up against some pretty stiff competition with this Consumer Reports study. Those products, along with the rest of th...

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  • Google Search app adds new shortcuts: Here's how to use these
Google Search app adds new shortcuts: Here's how to use these

The shortcuts will provide quick access to tools and let users explore a topic in depth all from the app. The home screen of the Google app features four often-used shortcuts, and the rest are accessible by selecting the arrow button to the right.

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  • Lenovo launches K8 Note starting at Rs 12999
Lenovo launches K8 Note starting at Rs 12999

The phone offering dual rear cameras on board comes in two variants at pocket friendly prices. Having the Android 7.1.1 Nougat also means users will get faster updates and hopefully better performance. Vibe UI on previous Lenovo smartphones was known for being heavy, slow and full of bloat. In a move reminiscent of early Nokia Xpress Music hand...

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  • Babysitters arrested after putting infant in fridge
Babysitters arrested after putting infant in fridge

The disturbing video shows the baby crying before being put inside the refrigerator by one of the teenagers. She says she had no idea of the incident until she was shown the video, that was posted on Snapchat, by police. "I don't want anyone near my child anymore", the mother, who did not want to be identified, told WCVB in Boston . I feel like th...

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  • Facebook Launches 'Watch', A New Platform To Watch Shows On
Facebook Launches 'Watch', A New Platform To Watch Shows On

The tab will also tell users what their friends on Facebook are watching. The new feature will initially be available to a certain number of users in the United States, then spread around the world. TechCrunch says that Facebook will keep 45% of ad money, while the rest will go to the video maker. Facebook is rolling out Watch to a small...

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  • Nigerians protest in demand of Buhari's resignation
Nigerians protest in demand of Buhari's resignation

The group said Osinbajo could not allocate portfolios to ministerial nominees despite the transmission of power to him, stressing that this proved that Buhari's absence was stagnating the nation. The Senate on Wednesday condemned the Nigeria Police's attack on protesters asking President Muhammadu Buhari to return to work or resign 94 days after ...

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  • Lawsuit accuses Disney of tracking children online without appropriate consent
Lawsuit accuses Disney of tracking children online without appropriate consent

The suit claims that violates a federal law protecting children's online privacy known as COPPA , or the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule. "For instance, little girls are likely to be massive fans of the " #Disney Princess " franchise, and they might probably indulge their fandom through playing a variety of game apps that the House of Mo...

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  • WhatsApp beta for Android 2.17.295: what's new?
WhatsApp beta for Android 2.17.295: what's new?

The company for now is in talks with the government about UPI integration. Earlier this month, PTI had reported that WhatsApp's co-founder Brian Acton had met IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to discuss ways in WhatsApp could contribute to "India's vision for digital commerce".

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  • Gionee A1 Lite launches in India
Gionee A1 Lite launches in India

Gionee has launched its newest member in the A-series, the A1 Lite. Starting tomorrow (August 10), the selfie-obsessed phone is going on sale in India. There are capacitive navigation buttons at the bottom of the display, and both the volume and power keys are on the right edge of the smartphone. The A1 Lite aims to compete with heavy hitters such...

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  • Prices of Asus Zenfone 4, Zenfone 4 Pro, Zenfone 4 Selfie revealed
Prices of Asus Zenfone 4, Zenfone 4 Pro, Zenfone 4 Selfie revealed

While several leaks giving tidbits of many variants have popped up online, the prices of all of them now seem to have been leaked. " Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro ZD552KL features a 5.5" AMOLED Display with 1920x1080 resolution, 3000mAh battery, Snapdragon 625 Processor, 4GB RAM, and 64GB Internal Storage with Micro-SD card support.

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  • Mercedes teases new Vision concept auto in short clip
Mercedes teases new Vision concept auto in short clip

Developed as a journey back to the roots of the company and forward again with the fusion of advanced EV technology, the prototype captures the essence of Infiniti , built with the hands and hearts of hundreds of craftsman. No specific details regarding the vehicle have been revealed, but Wagener touted that we'll see it this summer, hinting that ...

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  • FaceApp Accused Of Giving Users A Chance To Don Digital 'Blackface'
FaceApp Accused Of Giving Users A Chance To Don Digital 'Blackface'

FaceApp's Russian creators describe the app as a tool to "Transform your face using Artificial Intelligence in just one tap!" FaceApp's "Asian" filter. You may remember when Snapchat came under fire for its Bob Marley filter , which some felt was essentially blackface. They are even represented by the same icon.

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  • LawBreakers Update 1.04 Is Out Now On PS4, Fixes Stuttering Issue
LawBreakers Update 1.04 Is Out Now On PS4, Fixes Stuttering Issue

The problems were reported by players since the game went live on Monday evening, and Digital Foundry later confirmed it in its testing. It's not a huge amount of time, but it's nonetheless more than enough to be an annoyance, not to mention a real hindrance in a fast-paced competitive shooter.

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  • Anker piggybacks on Alexa to undercut the Amazon Echo Dot
Anker piggybacks on Alexa to undercut the Amazon Echo Dot

As someone who has a few different smart home devices and hubs connected to his Echo , I can tell you that it's a pain in the butt. That relationship with Amazon grows deeper today with Anker's announcement of the Eufy Genie smart speaker .

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  • Disney dumps Netflix to start their own streaming service in 2019
Disney dumps Netflix to start their own streaming service in 2019

The good news is that, since the Disney'Netflix deal just went into effect, the contract has a good two years left on it, which means most of the movies that come out between then and 2019 should also appear on Netflix eventually. The app will feature the current news and sports programming found on the ESPN app today, as well as a robust array...

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  • Mobile Just Launched Its Own Very Cheap Phone
Mobile Just Launched Its Own Very Cheap Phone

Thanks to a tweet from yesterday, we already know availability specifics of T-Mobile's new REVVL smartphone. T-Mobile Smartpicks has a dedicated webpage on T-Mo's website . Smartpicks is essentially a list of smartphones that the Un-Carrier has hand-picked that provide the most bang for your buck, and in addition to the REVVL , Smartpicks als...

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  • Nintendo Switch News Channel For Legend Of Zelda Launches Wednesday
Nintendo Switch News Channel For Legend Of Zelda Launches Wednesday

The critical details are still missing here, but allegedly you can grab items by watching this news channel? But that only works if people want to use the News app, and it's not hard to imagine many Switch owners ignoring the stream of Nintendo announcements in favor of simply playing games on the console.

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  • Panasonic launches the Eluga A3 and A3 Pro
Panasonic launches the Eluga A3 and A3 Pro

The Eluga A3 and A3 Pro sports the same 5.2-inch display with HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution and are protected by the Asahi Dragontrail glass laid on the top. Stay tuned on Phone Radar for more details about the upcoming smartphones. "Customers will continue to look for technology which will shape the product interface and the way we interact wi...

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  • Borderlands studio is working on a 1v1 competitive shooter and card game
Borderlands studio is working on a 1v1 competitive shooter and card game

Gearbox said on its website that it's holding a short, closed technical test for Project 1v1 . The developer is looking for a small amount of players to test the game's online infrastructure, as well as receive feedback from fans in order to tweak and improve it as they develop it.

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  • New Nissan Leaf Seen In Leaked Images
New Nissan Leaf Seen In Leaked Images

As other automakers and electric-minded newcomers continue to take a swing at replacing the everyday commuter auto with something powered exclusively with batteries, Nissan seems to be interested in staying in a smaller part of the slowly-growing EV segment with its upcoming next-generation Leaf .

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  • Sony Xperia XZ1 running Android 8.0 spotted on GFX Bench
Sony Xperia XZ1 running Android 8.0 spotted on GFX Bench

For the phones we do see from the front, the top and bottom bezels are typical of Sony's latest designs, which unfortunately means it's ignoring the latest trend in the mobile world - that of killing as much bezel as possible. The phone would also feature an 8 Megapixel of Primary camera at the back side and thee same 8 Megapixel of Secondary camer...

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  • No Man's Sky expansion 'Atlas Rises' will launch this week for free
No Man's Sky expansion 'Atlas Rises' will launch this week for free

We have been quiet, but we have been listening intently. "We've spent that year working hard on free updates for this game our team cares about so much". On the topic of the ARG itself, that was studio Hello Games' attempt to "reach out and celebrate the devoted community that means so much to us". Most importantly a cute hamster has a new home.

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  • Patriots-Jaguars hold joint practices at Gillette
Patriots-Jaguars hold joint practices at Gillette

He went on to the National Football League, where he was the first head coach of the expansion Jaguars and then Giants boss for 12 seasons. "I have been really impressed; I think he has done a good job", Bortles said of Robinson. It could be a chippy game because the two teams have been practicing together this week. "I enjoy being on the fie...

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  • Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data
Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data

Richard Plepler, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HBO has already e-mailed to the company's employees informing everyone about the hack. This is the second major HBO leak by the same hackers. The group claims to have "very detail info" on how HBO produces its films and TV series, including documents that show detailed budgets and "confiden...

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  • Land Rover Discovery Launch In October; Deliveries To Commence Post Launch
Land Rover Discovery Launch In October; Deliveries To Commence Post Launch

Global wholesales for Jaguar Land Rover were 51,425 vehicles (*JLR number for July 17 includes CJLR volumes of 6,805 units). The 2017 Land Rover Discovery comes in three trims, namely S, SE and HSE. The new generation 2017 Land Rover Discovery will be available in a choice of diesel and petrol engine options. Inside the cabin, the 2017 Land R...

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  • Drop 'Pa$$word123': 'Everything you know about 'safe' passwords is wrong
Drop 'Pa$$word123': 'Everything you know about 'safe' passwords is wrong

For 20 years, the standard advice for creating a "strong" password that is hard to crack has been to use a mix of letters, numbers and symbols. "Appendix A" probably isn't on your bedside table, but if you've ever been asked to create six-figure passwords with random numbers and capitalisations, you've felt its effect.

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