• 4 teen suspects arrested in Baltimore County police officer's death, officials announce
4 teen suspects arrested in Baltimore County police officer's death, officials announce

Harris will be held in an adult detention center. Harris also told the detective that he "drove at the officer", the statement said. A Baltimore County police officer was fatally shot in Perry Hall Monday afternoon during a traffic stop.

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  • YouTube Introduces YouTube Music with Premium Subscription Options
YouTube Introduces YouTube Music with Premium Subscription Options

YouTube also plans to introduce YouTube Premium , the new name for the YouTube Red subscription service. However, YouTube Premium will be charged at $11.99 for every new part, the organization said. So you still get background playback, the ability to store videos for offline viewing and an ad-free viewing experience as well. YouTube R...

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  • Bangladesh launches its first satellite
Bangladesh launches its first satellite

The satellite will also provide broadband connectivity to rural areas throughout the country, and will be important in delivering telemedicine and e-learning to remote parts of the country. "The Bangabandhu Satellite-1 will certainly bring revolutionary changes in our broadcast and telecommunications sector". Managed by the Bangladesh Telecomm...

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  • NASA Announces It is Sending a Helicopter to Mars in 2020
NASA Announces It is Sending a Helicopter to Mars in 2020

The remote-controlled Mars Helicopter is created to take flight in the thin Martian atmosphere with twin counter-rotating blades. The idea for the Mars Helicopter began in 2013 at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory when researchers began to experiment with designs.

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  • Google Assistant is racing towards the future but should we follow?
Google Assistant is racing towards the future but should we follow?

It has built a business that is substantially reliant on converting users' time into dollars, not selling goods or charging subscription fees. Android P and the other announcements at Google I/O 2018 are definitely things to be excited for especially as other companies like Apple and Samsung have a lot of work until they reach that sort of soph...

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  • Android P makes your phone smarter with machine learning at core
Android P makes your phone smarter with machine learning at core

You will be easily able to adjust the volume by simply sliding up and down. That said , thanks to AI and WaveNet technology from DeepMind , these voices will also be more natural sounding , and won't sound like a robot. The battery power for most smartphones is spent on updating apps that may not even be running, so the technology aims to le...

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  • Here's how much Uber's flying taxi service will cost
Here's how much Uber's flying taxi service will cost

In late 2017, Uber Elevate released a teaser video for UberAir, stating at the time, "The reality of urban air transportation is closer than you think". It'll also fly at between 1,000 and 2,000 feet and can last up to 60 miles before the electric vehicle's battery needs to be recharged. Wired said that the Uber network would use aircraft mad...

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  • Former high-ranking China politician gets life sentence for taking bribes
Former high-ranking China politician gets life sentence for taking bribes

State-run China Central Television says hearings in a Tianjin court revealed that Sun and his associates accepted cash and goods worth about 170-million yuan, or about 27 million dollars, in exchange for favors and abusing his authority.

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  • China hands ex-political high-flyer life sentence for graft
China hands ex-political high-flyer life sentence for graft

At a party meeting past year, a senior official stated that Sun and other senior figures prosecuted in Xi's anti-corruption crackdown were "conspiring openly to usurp party leadership". In addition to being imprisoned, Sun was deprived of political rights for life and all of his personal property was confiscated. In September, the Politburo of th...

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  • Fitbit rolls out female health tracking and Android quick replies
Fitbit rolls out female health tracking and Android quick replies

Billed (somewhat pretentiously) as "the smartwatch for all", the $200 Fitbit Versa has been up for grabs "globally" for a few weeks now , but a couple of its most interesting features advertised as top selling points back in March are being enabled a little late.

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  • How to Set Alexa As the Default Assistant on Android
How to Set Alexa As the Default Assistant on Android

Those who have access to Alexa via the Amazon Echo devices can ask several questions, including: " Alexa , can you talk like Yoda?", " Alexa , tell me a Star Wars Joke" or even " Alexa , use the force". In fact, to celebrate May The Fourth Be With You's " Star Wars Day" (because that's what it is), Amazon has added a few things to Alexa ...

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  • WhatsApp Update Adds In-app Play Support For Facebook, Instagram Videos
WhatsApp Update Adds In-app Play Support For Facebook, Instagram Videos

This support is part of the update that WhatsApp has rolled out today for iOS users which includes the ability to give group admins the capability to change the subject, description, and icon of an existing thread. However, in case Instagram decides to fully expand its in-app payments feature soon, Snapchat may see its growth numbers fall fur...

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  • What each state Googles the most on Cinco de Mayo — MAP
What each state Googles the most on Cinco de Mayo — MAP

Mexico's most important national holiday is celebrated September 16, commemorating the Cry of Dolores (Grito de Dolores) that initiated the 1810 war for Mexican independence from Spain. The Cinco de Mayo celebrations go until 7 pm tonight and continue Sunday at Tautphaus park from 11 am to 7 pm. The celebration spread as Hispanic culture grew i...

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  • Fresh Earthquake In Hawaii Forces People From Their Homes
Fresh Earthquake In Hawaii Forces People From Their Homes

In this photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, a fissure produces steam from a street after the eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano in the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa , Hawaii. It's in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park , which closed Friday and evacuated all visitors and nonemergency staff. "Additional erupting fissures and new ...

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  • Waymo Minivan Involved In Crash While Traveling In Autonomous Driving Mode
Waymo Minivan Involved In Crash While Traveling In Autonomous Driving Mode

In this case a driver was on board and was injured in the accident. According to police, a Honda sedan traveling eastbound on Chandler Boulevard had to swerve to avoid striking a vehicle traveling northbound on Los Feliz Drive. It seems like the tech giants are struggling with the safe testing of the self-driving vehicles . The Waymo van was rep...

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  • Tesla's Musk calls Wall Street snub 'foolish' but defends his behaviour
Tesla's Musk calls Wall Street snub 'foolish' but defends his behaviour

Days after the Tesla boss shocked Wall Street by completely dismissing critical questions from two analysts as " boring ", Musk said on Friday it was "foolish of me" to ignore the queries. On Friday Musk tried to clarify some comments he made during the call, tweeting that he deemed a question about capital expenditures "boneheaded" because the a...

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  • Coli outbreak: One death reported from California
Coli outbreak: One death reported from California

Health officials continue to advise consumers not to eat any romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region. The CDC reiterated its advice of not eating or buying romaine lettuce , normally used in salads, unless the source of the lettuce can be confirmed.

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  • Facebook announces new tools to deepen communication in Messenger
Facebook announces new tools to deepen communication in Messenger

The AR camera effects platform will also enable users to try out filters directly from their friends' Stories, so if they see something they haven't seen before, they can see who made it and follow the account. The companies which created some of the first examples include Nike (virtual sneakers), Asus (a smartphone), Kia (a Stinger auto you can pl...

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  • Oculus Go first look: Facebook's everyday virtual reality experience
Oculus Go first look: Facebook's everyday virtual reality experience

Barra has reappeared again this time in a new unboxing video for Oculus Go. This is a standalone VR headset that works without a phone or PC. Oculus had been keeping quiet about when, exactly, Go would go on sale, only saying that it expected to launch the standalone headset in early 2018.

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  • Modi congratulates winners of Commonwealth Games
Modi congratulates winners of Commonwealth Games

Students are now wondering what they should do during the vacations". He also spoke on Rabindranath Tagore's forthcoming birth anniversary, discussed the need for water conservation, achievements under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme and asked the youths and the students to join the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the nationa...

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  • YouTube Kids App now allows Parents to Whitelist Channels
YouTube Kids App now allows Parents to Whitelist Channels

As anybody who uses Facebook regularly likely knows, having instant access to your friends and family can be an addictive experience - it's easy to unintentionally spend more time chatting with your pals than doing something more productive.

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  • These leaked photos supposedly show Apple's iPhone SE 2
These leaked photos supposedly show Apple's iPhone SE 2

Will it be landing in our palms later this year? As of now, the current iPhone SE includes a 12MP back camera and a 1.2MP FaceTime HD front camera. And a part of the sell went to the ( PRODUCT) RED organisation for the social cause. The video also shows a 3.5mm headphone jack on the extreme left on the bottom, contrary to another report that sug...

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  • Nintendo Sells 15 Million Switch Consoles in First Year
Nintendo Sells 15 Million Switch Consoles in First Year

The figure is up 2.93 million units compared to 14.86 million reported for the third quarter in January . The combined sales of Switch consoles and related gaming titles has helped the Japanese gaming giant record a healthy US$1.6 billion profit for its fiscal year just ended.

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  • Microsoft's Surface revenue up 32 percent alongside its booming cloud
Microsoft's Surface revenue up 32 percent alongside its booming cloud

The consensus estimates called for EPS of $0.85 on revenues of $25.77 billion. Microsoft said LinkedIn , the professional social network it recently acquired, saw revenues up 37 percent from a year ago. In terms of guidance, analysts are expecting Microsoft to forecast $28.01 billion in revenue for its fiscal fourth quarter, according to T...

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  • The Apple iPhone X is
The Apple iPhone X is "dead" says brokerage firm analyst

Campling further adds that Apple is expected bring out a number of new iPhones for its 2018 lineup . In may of this year, Apple will introduce iPhone 2 SE . Apple now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $203.15. Apple's iPhone X came under a lot of scrutiny after it was released as the phone was thought to b...

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  • Ford F-150 diesel EPA-rated at 30 mpg highway
Ford F-150 diesel EPA-rated at 30 mpg highway

The best-selling truck (or car) in the United States for many years running, the 2018 Ford F-150 can now claim the highest EPA-estimated highway fuel rating bragging rights for a full-sized pickup truck. If you need a pickup, and want to save as much gas as possible, the F-150 diesel can do that for you. We'll see a 3.0-liter Duramax diesel in bot...

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  • NASA planet hunter on its way to orbit
NASA planet hunter on its way to orbit

The first stage of the reusable Falcon 9 has landed on the " Of Course I Still Love You " droneship and the second-stage engine has been cut off, making the satellite in coast phase, NASA said . Scientists have used their knowledge of what life requires to exist on Earth to narrow down a few fundamental building blocks necessary for it to aris...

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  • Battlefield V Battle Royale Said to Be in The Works at DICE
Battlefield V Battle Royale Said to Be in The Works at DICE

The key word is "prototype" - this hasn't been greenlit for full development, and is unlikely to be done in time to meet the game's release date later this year. It is not a surprise to see many developers chose to work on a battle royale project, to be honest. the genre is getting bigger and bigger every day.

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  • SpaceX Rocket To Mars Will Be Built In Los Angeles: Where, Exactly?
SpaceX Rocket To Mars Will Be Built In Los Angeles: Where, Exactly?

As a private company , SpaceX isn't legally required to release its financial reports, like Apple or Facebook, and they're generally tight-lipped about their financial operations. An exoplanet is a planet that orbits a star in any solar system other than the one Earth calls home. Musk said that his company would soon start building the BFR r...

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  • Google reveals 4.6% of all Android smartphones run Oreo
Google reveals 4.6% of all Android smartphones run Oreo

Other information that some of the apps transmitted included names, phone numbers, email addresses and serial numbers or other codes that could be used to identify the device. The reports further suggest that the Recent Apps cards will be shown as a horizontally-scrolling list and be using a swipe up gesture it will close the apps.

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  • The Mustang Is Coming to the NASCAR
The Mustang Is Coming to the NASCAR

The new Mustang will make it's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race debut in the Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona on February 10, 2019. "The world is beginning to look all starry eyed at Mustang ", says Erich Merkle, Ford deals investigator.

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  • Taylor Swift's countrified cover of 'September' is almost unrecognizable
Taylor Swift's countrified cover of 'September' is almost unrecognizable

However, reaction was prompt on social media, with many expressing outrage that Swift would mess with a beloved classic completely out of her wheelhouse. And much to Swifties' surprise and delight, the new songs prove Old Taylor is still very much alive and kickin'. In classic Swift fashion, the meaning behind the September 28 date is unclear...

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  • BR Ambedkar Jayanti fuels politics over his legacy
BR Ambedkar Jayanti fuels politics over his legacy

The Congress' Kumari Selja, former Union minister and a dalit leader, also charged that the Prime Minister was doing politics over the legacy of the dalit icon. "Police teams are deployed at the spot to maintain law and order". The chief minister, who is personally monitoring the situation after the incident, has ordered suspension of mobile In...

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  • Android Smartphone Makers Have Been Misleading Users About Security Patches!
Android Smartphone Makers Have Been Misleading Users About Security Patches!

Security researchers have accused some Android device makers of misleading users about whether or not devices are being patched. In response to Google's statement, SRL's Karsten Nohl said that while it's unlikely that OEMs have gone as far as circumventing a patch to cover a vulnerability, he agrees that it most hackers will find it hard to ha...

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  • Google is finally updating the Gmail web design
Google is finally updating the Gmail web design

Google is planning to redesign Gmail for web to bring it more in line with the features and design offerings of Inbox and the Gmail mobile app. The Verge has obtained screenshots of the new UI, giving us a look at what Google has in store.

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  • Ever luxury hotel in space announced for your future space vacation plans
Ever luxury hotel in space announced for your future space vacation plans

The company is accepting those deposits now, promising they're completely refundable. "We developed Aurora Station to provide a turnkey destination in space". Upon completion of the training that would teach you about the nitty-gritty of living in the space, one would get an Orion Span Astronaut Certification, "a certification that may be possi...

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  • Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Holding Boosted by Sky Investment Group LLC
Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Holding Boosted by Sky Investment Group LLC

The stock increased 0.99% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $85.88. About 15.09M shares traded. MetLife, Inc. (MET) has declined 1.24% since April 5, 2017 and is downtrending. The ratio turned negative due to MSFT positioning: 39 sold and 1012 reduced. 676 increased stakes while 134 funds amassed stakes. Braun Stacey Associates s...

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  • Google now buys more renewable energy than it uses
Google now buys more renewable energy than it uses

For every kilowatt-hour of electricity used by Google, it purchases a kilowatt-hour of clean energy. This is also due to the fact that any power grid supplies electricity to homes and businesses from plants available at the time, be it gas, coal, or renewable, and it can not yet differentiate between the source.

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  • Fortnite update gets Vending Machines, Weapon changes for Battle Royale
Fortnite update gets Vending Machines, Weapon changes for Battle Royale

The higher the rarity, the higher the price. Yay more Fortnite news. Here's a map of all the Fornite vending machine locations from our friends at PC Gamer. You can use your pickaxe to help sort through the machine's options. Going forward, Epic will deliver new content every other week without having to push out an update .

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  • The galaxy is expanding every second, scientists
The galaxy is expanding every second, scientists

Thus far, efforts to locate black holes have centered around watching out for bursts of X-rays that are given off periodically as matter falls into their gaping maws. There are stellar-mass black holes - the super-dense remnant left when a star more than eight times the mass of the Sun dies. Also, the ones spotted are only the type that are binary,...

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  • Defunct Chinese space lab plunges back to Earth
Defunct Chinese space lab plunges back to Earth

It won't be a bird or a plane: If you look up to the sky next week, you may see a Chinese spacecraft on one of its last cruises around Earth before it hurtles through our atmosphere and explodes in a fiery hail of debris. "The SPOUA has always been used by many space agencies including ESA, to dispose of end-of-life spacecraft through controlled ...

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  • Warmer with rain, possible strong storms tonight
Warmer with rain, possible strong storms tonight

A cold front will accompany the boundary. The biggest risk with these storms are strong winds above 50 miles per hour and hail the size of quarters or larger. So, you may need to find the jacket again. Warming into the mid-70s on Thursday . Tuesday Evening: Heavier and more widespread rain is likely after 4pm.

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  • Apple Releases iOS 11.3 with Battery Health Tool & New Features
Apple Releases iOS 11.3 with Battery Health Tool & New Features

It also features a range of new Animoji and a change to Messages which means you'll be able to chat to businesses using the app. iOS 11 .3 contains new features around battery life, data and privacy information, heath records and Business Chat among others.

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  • Apple Adds Business Chat in iOS 11.3
Apple Adds Business Chat in iOS 11.3

AR support is also updated with 50% better resolution through camera and auto-focus. Four all-new Animoji bring iPhone X users' expressions to life as a lion, bear, dragon or skull. "Users are always in control of their contact information - businesses will not receive any personal data by default", the company wrote in its announcement.

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  • Malware found inside innocent QR code apps on Android
Malware found inside innocent QR code apps on Android

It will let you narrow down searches by genres, like comedy TV shows , an award winning drama , family movies , and you can give titles you've already seen a thums up or down so it can show you items similar to your past preferences. Upon opening the updated Play Movies & TV app, you'll see a new section at the top asking "What are you in the mood ...

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  • Interstellar asteroid likely came from 2-star system
Interstellar asteroid likely came from 2-star system

The study has garnered worldwide headlines. Oumuamua , Hawaiian for " scout ", entered the solar system from interstellar space after a journey that may have lasted millions of years. The new study also suggests that the composition of the asteroid may indicate it came from a binary system with a "relatively hot, high-mass star" because ...

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  • Syrian rebels agree to evacuate town in Ghouta
Syrian rebels agree to evacuate town in Ghouta

Four major rebel groups are now positioned inside Eastern Ghouta, namely the Islam Army, Failaq al-Rahman, Ahrar al-Sham, and the Levant Liberation Committee, known as the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front. Yesterday's crimes are part of incessant attacks that have been carried out since the beginning of the crisis in Syria by terrorist gangs whom some l...

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  • Apple to Procure 250-270 Million iPhone Displays This Year
Apple to Procure 250-270 Million iPhone Displays This Year

Since the MicroLED displays are more hard to produce than OLEDs, Apple has even taken into consideration killing the project altogether a year ago. This news has stirred quite a storm in the Display Market leaving Samsung, LG to companies like Synaptics quite anxious. But Apple isn't the only company working on MicroLED .

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  • Identical no longer after a year in space
Identical no longer after a year in space

Scientists compared the effects of space travel to Scott's twin, Mark, who remained on Earth and was treated as the control subject in the study. The Kelly brothers have almost identical genomes, allowing for an unprecedented look at the physical effects of long-term spaceflight.

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  • NASA Twins Study: Extended Space Stay Alters Astronaut's DNA
NASA Twins Study: Extended Space Stay Alters Astronaut's DNA

It's a groundbreaking discovery that has huge implications for space travel , and for long-term colonies on places like the moon or Mars. One-Year Mission & Twins Study The two astronauts began their year in space on March 27, 2015, and returned to Earth on March 1, 2016.

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