• United States to ban some airline passengers from carrying electronics after 'terror threat'
United States to ban some airline passengers from carrying electronics after 'terror threat'

According to a USA official quoted by Associated Press , the ban is applicable to all direct flights to the U.S. from the following countries: Cairo, Egypt; Amman, Jordan; Kuwait City, Kuwait ; Casablanca, Morocco; Doha, Qatar; Riyadh and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia; Istanbul, Turkey; and Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates...

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  • Google Will Bring A Third Successor Of Pixel 2 Codenamed As Taimen
Google Will Bring A Third Successor Of Pixel 2 Codenamed As Taimen

We already saw a few things with Android Nougat, but it appears that complete device syncing abilities will finally be fully implemented with this new operating system. Non-developers that want an early look can enroll in the Android Beta program. With shortcuts right on the home screen, you now have access to in-depth experiences across sports, ea...

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  • NFL Legend John Elway Urges Senate To Confirm Gorsuch
NFL Legend John Elway Urges Senate To Confirm Gorsuch

The judiciary committee has 11 Republicans and nine Democrats, and the GOP has a 52-48 advantage in the Senate as a whole. Sen. Chris Coons said he was considering the nomination with an open mind, but could not hold back from rehashing over what he called the treatment of another nominee for the same seat.

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  • Federal Reserve Increases Interest Rates by a Quarter Point
Federal Reserve Increases Interest Rates by a Quarter Point

Here's 4 things to know before the Fed's announcement Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET. "And, most importantly, no durable and significant acceleration of wage growth to healthy levels has happened yet". "It's a reminder 2 percent is not a ceiling on inflation, it's a target", Yellen told a news conference after the rate decision was released. Worldwide ...

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  • There's more to women's NCAA tournament than UConn
There's more to women's NCAA tournament than UConn

Manning praised Kansas State's balanced offense - as the entire starting lineup averages 9.4 to 12.5 points per game - but its defense could be the biggest challenge for Wake Forest . The victor of that game will play No. 1 Kansas. This could have been avoided if they had just beaten the Virginia Tech Hokies in the ACC Tournament. The Trojans ar...

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  • Change those clocks! It's time to 'spring forward'
Change those clocks! It's time to 'spring forward'

DST was abolished shortly after WWI after farmers objected to it, as they lost an hour of morning light. Being in the sun helps our bodies feel more awake and sun exposure also increases alertness. Redding was far quicker to support Chu's plan. I know, it's insane. "I'm all for erasing it all together and I know a lot of my friends would probably...

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  • Google takes on Slack by splitting Hangouts in half
Google takes on Slack by splitting Hangouts in half

There's a renewed emphasis on Hangouts being a business tool now, too, with support for dozens of attendees and easy joining via Google Calendar invitations. The company on Thursday at Google Cloud's Next conference announced that it is doing some major tweaks in the Hangouts . According to tech experts, the new look and features make Goog...

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  • Mental-Health Services Could Disappear with ACA Repeal
Mental-Health Services Could Disappear with ACA Repeal

President Donald Trump promoted health care tax credits during his address to Congress Tuesday night , indicating that he's planning to follow House Speaker Paul Ryan's GOP replacement plan for Obamacare. Dream Sequence: Chuck Todd on Russia's "Meet the Press" after the fall of the Soviet Union: "Do you understand why some people think that's an i...

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  • Range Rover Velar Is a No-Holds-Barred Luxury SUV
Range Rover Velar Is a No-Holds-Barred Luxury SUV

If those engine choices seem familiar (the smaller gas engine is new), that's because the Range Rover Velar is closely related to the Jaguar F-Pace in mechanicals and size. About The Author Andrew Charman is a freelance motoring journalist with over 30 years' experience. This gives it a look of coupe like styling making it sleeker in design.

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  • Nintendo finally pulls the curtain back on the Switch eShop
Nintendo finally pulls the curtain back on the Switch eShop

For a more "classic" experience, the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller (sold separately) is flawless, and one I enjoyed playing some ULTRA Street Fighter II and the futuristic racer, Fast RMX (which I loved) on. So, rather than a formal review, we've compiled a list of pros and cons users can expect if they're able to get their hands on a S...

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  • Largest batch of earth-size, habitable-zone planets discovered by NASA
Largest batch of earth-size, habitable-zone planets discovered by NASA

It's just not what we non-rocket scientists were hoping for when word got out earlier this week that NASA would announce they had found a new Earth. It is important to remember that scientists study the cosmos using the data they obtained from our neighbor worlds. "Anyone can download the velocities published on our website and use the open...

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  • LG G6 Fits a Big Screen into a Lovely Compact Body
LG G6 Fits a Big Screen into a Lovely Compact Body

LG's updated custom UI, dubbed UX 6.0, sits on top of Android 7.0 and takes advantage of the 18:9 FullVision display . What's the improvement in actual image quality, you might ask. Inside the LG G6's metal frame lives a Snapdragon 821 processor , 4GB of RAM , 32GB of storage , a microSD slot, NFC, LTE-A 3CA, a 3300mAh battery , Quick Char...

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  • MCSO won't let ICE arrest immigrants in jail
MCSO won't let ICE arrest immigrants in jail

According to the L.A. Times, a video released by ICE showed an agent identifying himself to a deportee by saying, "Good morning, how you doing?" They explained that once the door is opened, the ICE agents are free to come in and not much can be done from there.

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  • AMD's New Desktop Chips Should Give Intel a Run for Its Money
AMD's New Desktop Chips Should Give Intel a Run for Its Money

Intel should look out, as these chips, in some situations, can outperform its Core i7 processors! With Ryzen, AMD hopes to reinvigorate a waning PC industry, which has experienced overall annual decline in sales for the past five years. "We need more processing power". With these test scores and comparisons, it would seem that AMD's Ryzen line ...

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  • SpaceX successfully launches on voyage to International Space Station
SpaceX successfully launches on voyage to International Space Station

It was the first flight from NASA's legendary Launch Complex 39A since the shuttle program ended nearly six years ago, and SpaceX's first liftoff from Florida since a rocket explosion last summer. The STP-H5 Lightning Imaging Sensor will be mounted to the outside of the space station to help Earth-bound scientists measure the amount, rate, and ...

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  • Why is Valentine's Day celebrated?
Why is Valentine's Day celebrated?

Now, you know the story behind the celebration of this special day. In 1537, England's King Henry VII officially declared February 14 the holiday of St. Thirty percent say they'll have dinner out, and just six percent will enjoy a movie. They won't have to feel left out. I wish more writers told us about this kind of love - the long-term kind.

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  • All three iPhone models in 2017 to feature wireless charging
All three iPhone models in 2017 to feature wireless charging

Apparently this won't be the only thing the iPhone 8 fails to come boxed with, either. Notably, it would borrow the dual-camera system of the larger iPhone 7 Plus, but flip the twin lenses 90-degrees. OLED technology is considered superior to LCD - especially when it comes to mobile devices. Canalys market researcher and analyst Daniel Matte sai...

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  • Trump pledges to honor 'One China' in call with Xi
Trump pledges to honor 'One China' in call with Xi

It also wished the Chinese people a happy Lantern Festival and a successful Year of the Rooster. The Lantern Festival will be celebrated on Saturday. The uprising, which began in Taiwan on February 28, 1947 - two years after the end of Japanese colonial rule - resulted in the massacre of an estimated 18,000 to 28,000 people and marked the beginni...

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  • Penumbral lunar eclipse, comet await sky-watchers Friday night
Penumbral lunar eclipse, comet await sky-watchers Friday night

This diagram illustrates the alignment of sun, earth and moon that occurs during a lunar eclipse . Comet 45P will be visible to the naked eye as it comes closest to Earth about 10:30 p.m. Look for the constellation known as Hercules, and you should be able to spot the blue-green comet which won't return until 2022. However, even though it will...

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  • Trump Administration Lawyers Urge Court To Reinstate Travel Ban
Trump Administration Lawyers Urge Court To Reinstate Travel Ban

The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has scheduled a telephone hearing Tuesday afternoon with lawyers from the federal government and states suing Trump. When the 9th Circuit asked Flentje what evidence the executive order had used to connect the seven countries affected by the order with terrorism in the United States, Fle...

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  • Refugee ban and travel block another bad move in American history
Refugee ban and travel block another bad move in American history

In the span of 40 minutes Saturday morning, President Donald Trump sent four tweets to his 23 million followers, most of which were focused on defending his executive order temporarily barring travelers from seven Muslim countries from entering the U.S.

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  • Nintendo President Responds To Weak Nintendo Switch Launch Lineup Complaint
Nintendo President Responds To Weak Nintendo Switch Launch Lineup Complaint

Nevertheless, projected income from investments and a weaker yen allowed it to nearly double its net profit forecast to 90 billion yen. Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd on Wednesday said it plans to release two or three smartphone games every year in the hope of stabilizing earnings still highly dependent on its volatile games console business.

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  • More than meets the eye on Trump's war on NAFTA — BUSINESS REPORT
More than meets the eye on Trump's war on NAFTA — BUSINESS REPORT

It's true that the U.S.'s trade deficit with Mexico is quite significant, approaching $60 billion this past year, but the true benefits of NAFTA are more than mere economics. The best outcome of a NAFTA renegotiation would not be withdrawal, but a series of data-backed updates. If the manufacturers have to paid more for labor force and standards,...

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  • Five Years Later, Google Finally Remembers Google Voice Exists
Five Years Later, Google Finally Remembers Google Voice Exists

Google is updating Voice on Android , iOS , and the web to a "cleaner, more intuitive design that keeps everything organized". Further, you can use the app on smartphones and computers, and you can link your number to any mobile or landline number.

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  • Deleted tweet reveals new Switch UI background and unannounced games
Deleted tweet reveals new Switch UI background and unannounced games

And following the announcement The Binding of Isaac publisher Nicalis tweeted a picture of the games sitting on the home screen of the Nintendo Switch console. The Pro-Controller comes with a price tag of $69.99, the Joy-Con controller with a $29.99 price tag and the spare dock with an $89.99 one. Nintendo Switch games have already st...

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