Police Ask Amazon's Echo to Help Solve a Murder

Or should investigators trying to get to the bottom of a potential murder be entitled to the data, even though it was recorded on Bates's Echo in the privacy of his own home? Bates has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder. More..

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VW adds parking prowess through PayByPhone acquisition

The terms of deal were not made public. The company estimates more than 50 per cent of Lower Mainland households use the mobile payment service while parking in city and private lots around Metro Vancouver. "...More..

Cheapest dual-camera phone: Coolpad launches Cool 1 Dual for Rs 13999
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Cheapest dual-camera phone: Coolpad launches Cool 1 Dual for Rs 13999

Coolpad Cool 1 Dual is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 SoC, 32GB storage and option to choose between 3GB and 4GB RAM variants. Under the hood, Cool1 has a 4060mAh battery with fast ch...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Next-gen Nintendo Switch specifications: Is the battery of the console removable?

This also means that there may not be an easy way to increase the battery life of your Switch when you're using it on the go. In the meantime, let us know what you think of the Nintendo Switch possibly not ...More..

LG loves neckbuds so much it made a neck speaker
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

LG loves neckbuds so much it made a neck speaker

They are called Tone Studio and Tone Free, and LG classes them as Bluetooth headsets. "LG has a rich legacy of innovating in the wearable audio market, and our products have become the standard by which all o...More..

Samsung's New Galaxy A tipped with Water Resistance
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Samsung's New Galaxy A tipped with Water Resistance

The smaller model may come with a single lens on the back, while the larger model may have twin lenses just the way Apple has gone about things with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Viv Labs CEO Dag Kittlaus sai...More..

Amazon Echo Device May Incriminate Suspect in Arkansas Murder Case
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Amazon Echo Device May Incriminate Suspect in Arkansas Murder Case

It is known that the device was used on the night of the murder and it is thought that Amazon might have data from the night in question stored on its servers. Since the Echo is voice activated, its microphones...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Taylor Swift Grants Christmas Wish to World War II Veteran

Cyrus Porter , 96, lives in New Madrid and is a huge fan of Swift. Tay was playing for one of her oldest and bravest superstars - an ex-army officer named Cyrus Porter . One of Porter's many grandchildren,...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

China for Peaceful Use of Outer Space

That mission was China's sixth and longest mission to date. China says in a white paper released Tuesday that it is determined to speed up the development of its space industry. Wu announced Tuesday that Chin...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Aadhar Pay App Launch Makes Digital Transactions Easier

Besides the Aadhaar Payment app , many Central and state government offices have enabled biometric attendance system for employees attendance. With Aadhaar-based payment solutions, the government will not levy...More..

BlackBerry Mercury with QWERTY keyboard leaked in new photos
by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

BlackBerry Mercury with QWERTY keyboard leaked in new photos

According to TCL , the company is planning to reveal several new Blackberry-branded smartphones "in the near future". That phrasing makes it sound not so much like the evolutionary first will be on the new pho...More..

Carrie Fisher's Mother Confirms Actress In Stable Condition
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Carrie Fisher's Mother Confirms Actress In Stable Condition

Actress and well-known YouTube performer Anna Akana was seated in front of Fisher on the United flight. We will make sure to keep you updated with any information as soon as we have it. "So many thanks to t...More..

Kevin Durant, LeBron James trade emphatic slams on Christmas
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Kevin Durant, LeBron James trade emphatic slams on Christmas

The Warriors led most of the game and extended their lead to 94-80 with LeBron James resting on the bench early in the fourth. The Cavaliers are coming into this game hobbled a bit. "It's just a game at the...More..

There's a New Coral Reef Fish Named After President Barack Obama
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

There's a New Coral Reef Fish Named After President Barack Obama

Pyle said the expansion has added more protection to one of the "last great wilderness areas on Earth". Obama made a decision to expand the protection of the region's waters and marine life, after a number of...More..

by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU)

Finally, Edmond DE Rothschild Italia SGR SPA boosted its position in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV by 0.6% in the third quarter. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a ...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Cavs fear JR Smith has broken right thumb

During his three seasons in Cleveland , Dellavedova averaged 5.7 points and 3.4 assists per contest and became a cult hero for his blue collar style of play, commitment to his role, and storybook transformatio...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Adrian Peterson sits out, other Minnesota Vikings starters not practicing

But it does point to Peterson dealing with some lingering soreness in his right knee, three days after playing in a game for the first time in over three months. While he previously said he expects to play Satu...More..

Alec Baldwin's Pay for 'SNL' Trump Impression is Very Low!
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Alec Baldwin's Pay for 'SNL' Trump Impression is Very Low!

In fact, he revealed in a new interview with the New York Times that he makes just $1,400 per appearance. Baldwin recognizes the responsibility he holds in the role, and acknowledged a perhaps unintended ef...More..

Super Mario Run: Welcome back to the Mushroom Kingdom
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Super Mario Run: Welcome back to the Mushroom Kingdom

Now, there is a Friendly Run mode featured in the game which allows users to play quick races versus friends, based on their in-game friends list. But it's still something that I don't think should go unmen...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

McDonald's Lawsuit Claims Value Meals Aren't Really A Value

The lawsuit hopes to restrain McDonald's from pricing value meals equal to or more than the items when purchased separately. A McDonald's customer noticed something about a local franchise's value meal,...More..

Bernie Sanders Gets At Least One Faithless Elector On His Team
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Bernie Sanders Gets At Least One Faithless Elector On His Team

The result reflected Clinton's victory over Republican Donald Trump in the popular vote among Minnesotans, by a margin of 44,765. Fellow electors John Bickel, Marie Dolly Strazar and Janice Bond voted for Cli...More..

Analyst Views on Price Target: AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Analyst Views on Price Target: AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)'s shares are now trading -21.86% away from the 52-week high price of $34.58 and +5.75% far from the 52-week low price of $25.55. Number of analysts are covering this stock and n...More..

Salvation Army Hosts Final Day of Toy Shop
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Salvation Army Hosts Final Day of Toy Shop

The Salvation Army's gymnasium was filled with toys, warm clothing, and food to pass out to eligible families. The boxes have potatoes and turkey for the families to cook for their holiday meals. Wal-Mart cashi...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Boeing 727 Cargo Plane Crashes in Colombia, Killing Five

The aviation disaster that killed five in Colombia was captured on video by bystanders. "After the accident, five crew members died and flight technician Diego Armando Vargas Bravo survived, who was immediate...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Pregnancy leads to brain changes that help mothers care for their babies

Researchers in Spain scanned the brains of 25 women before they got pregnant and then again after giving birth. During the study, only the pregnant women showed decrease in gray matter and thinning of the cor...More..

Hansard performs at Apollo House to support campaigners
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Hansard performs at Apollo House to support campaigners

As a thank you, Hansard hosted a singalong outside the building this lunchtime, leading the assembled crowd in a huge chorus of The Auld Triangle. Last Friday Hansard made an impassioned appeal for people to ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

JK Rowling mocks Donald Trump for 'unpresidented' spelling mistake

Both Beijing and Washington have treaded cautiously because, unlike Mr Trump, they know the sensitivity of matters concerning the South China Sea , which involve convoluted strategic divergences. "But ignored ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Watch killer whales chow down on a shark

The group consists of four offshore orcas, two females and two calves, was part of a larger group numbering about 25. On a closer look at the video, this becomes apparent that the shark on the video was sized m...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Elon Musk's latest plan: Dig tunnels to escape traffic

Elon Musk's huge and varied successes with finance, electric cars, space transportation, levitating trains and solar roofs have put him in a odd position; no one knows whether his Twitter musings are a joke o...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

BlackBerry QNX shifting gears with new autonomous vehicle innovation center in Canada

BlackBerry's relationship with the government will continue to be an important one moving forward. BlackBerry will focus on applying its expertise in cybersecurity to self-driving vehicles, CEO John Chen said...More..

Forecast: Tranquil, Dry And Chilly Monday After Weekend With Wide Temperature Swings
by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Forecast: Tranquil, Dry And Chilly Monday After Weekend With Wide Temperature Swings

Christmas Day has the chance to be a little wet, but don't change any plans right now. The new record low temperature for December 17 is -15 degrees, breaking the previous record of -13 degrees, last set in ...More..

Canadian tourist among 5 dead in shooting in Jordan
by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Canadian tourist among 5 dead in shooting in Jordan

Al-Ghad says several people were wounded in the incident. The ministry spokesman, John Babcock, expressed his government's deepest condolences over the terrorist attack's victims and to the friends and family...More..

by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Facebook Messenger takes on Snapchat with new camera features

All of the original Messenger features are just the same. They're available now in the Android and iOS version of Facebook Messenger. "A picture is worth a thousand words and picture-video is easier than writ...More..

Tsunami alerts canceled following 7.9 natural disaster off Papua New Guinea
by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Tsunami alerts canceled following 7.9 natural disaster off Papua New Guinea

The quake was originally recorded at 8.0 before being revised down to 7.9. The powerful quake struck just after 11:51pm on Saturday (NZT) at a depth of 103.2km, and prompted a tsunami warning across the Pacif...More..

by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Abe and Putin Head to Hot Springs to Resolve 70-Year Dispute

The territorial dispute centers on four southern Kuril islands, which Japan calls the Northern Territories. Japan has long insisted its sovereignty over all four of the disputed islands off Japan's northern i...More..

by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Nintendo Switch: Here's Where You Can Play It Before Release

The first two days of each of these tour stops is invite-only, but Nintendo is changing things up and asking fans to join the fun on the third day. The company announced yesterday that Nintendo Switch will ...More..

by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Flash Will Soon Be "Click-To-Run" in Microsoft Edge

Currently, 1 percent of users of the stable Chrome 55 release have click-to-run enabled by default, along with 50 percent of users of the Chrome 56 beta release. The feature will appear in upcoming Insider Pr...More..

Trump, quakes and pancakes top Google searches
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Trump, quakes and pancakes top Google searches

Google's report said Kiwis visited GeoNet in "droves" after the November 14 natural disaster that rocked the South Island. Trump was the most searched person globally, followed in second by Hillary Clinton and ...More..

by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Riley to host Wreaths Across America

The movement began in 1992 when the Worcester Wreath Company had a surplus of wreaths near the end of the year. Smith said the Texas State Veterans Cemetery has been doing this wreath laying ceremony for the ...More..

by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Unalaska's Christmas Bird Count Is Sunday

This year, the Audubon Christmas Bird Count will mobilize more than 72,000 volunteer bird counters in more than 2,500 locations across the Western Hemisphere. Studies of population fluctuations for North Amer...More..

Indian police arrest driver over rape charge
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Indian police arrest driver over rape charge

She also said a medical examination of the victim had confirmed that she had been raped. "It is fortunate that the she met the policemen and not mischievous elements, who could have also taken advantage of her"...More..

Tax exemptions to political parties subject to conditions
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Tax exemptions to political parties subject to conditions

Under Section 13 A of the Income Tax, political parties receiving donations are immune from attracting the scrutiny of tax officials. According to Adhia, they have information from FIU of how much deposits have...More..

Rick Perry meets again with Trump, possible energy slot in mind
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Rick Perry meets again with Trump, possible energy slot in mind

It was the third of three departments he wanted to eliminate . After mentioning the departments of commerce and education, he said, "I can't". During his two presidential campaigns, he advocated for less r...More..

High Court issues notice to Sasikala, AIADMK
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

High Court issues notice to Sasikala, AIADMK

But the senior AIADMK leaders appear convinced that over three decades of life as a close confidante of Jayalalithaa qualifies Sasikala to become her successor. "Specialists from Apollo Hospitals (where she was...More..

David Tennant Is Going To Voice Scrooge McDuck In 'DuckTales' Reboot
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

David Tennant Is Going To Voice Scrooge McDuck In 'DuckTales' Reboot

The trio of mischievous nephews will be voiced by Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan. Plus, as a fan of Doctor Who , I am beyond excited to see David Tennant as the one and only Scrooge McDuck! SNL'...More..

Verizon will disable the Galaxy Note 7 next month
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Verizon will disable the Galaxy Note 7 next month

Three other major mobile carriers in the U.S. - AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint, already have made similar announcements on Galaxy Note7 software to administrate the update after Christmas. Samsung wants all Note 7 ...More..

by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Murdoch's 21st Century Fox gets Sky backing for bid

The deal comes amid concerns that Rupert Murdoch , who also owns the Sun and the Times newspapers, will have excessive influence over United Kingdom media. An earlier attempt to acquire the rest was scuttl...More..

by | Friday, December 16, 2016

"Ugliest woman in the world" fights back with words of kindness

She has also been diagnosed with Marfan disease, a hereditary disorder of connective tissue, and is blind in one eye. Velasquez said she was scrolling through Facebook late at night earlier this week when s...More..

FCC Chairman Wheeler to resign on Inauguration Day
by | Friday, December 16, 2016

FCC Chairman Wheeler to resign on Inauguration Day

Chairman during this period of historic technological change has been the greatest honor of my professional life". Similarly, the senior Republican on the FCC, Commissioner Ajit Pai said in a statement , "Ch...More..

by | Friday, December 16, 2016

CDC issues Texas city warning for pregnant women after Zika

The study is the first published research on outcomes in the U.S. with the authors finding the results echo what's been reported in Brazil and other countries with Zika outbreaks. It is possible, therefore, t...More..