• Sony focuses on camera with its Xperia XZ
Sony focuses on camera with its Xperia XZ

There is a 5-megapixel front camera . Not only does it stabilize the X and Y axes, yaw, and pitch, but also roll. The phone was among an array of new products previewed by the technology firm, which also includes new wireless noise-cancelling headphones and a gold-plated Walkman music player.

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  • Pope seeks to add green agenda to works of mercy
Pope seeks to add green agenda to works of mercy

Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Vatican's council for peace and justice, said: "The first step is to humbly acknowledge the harm we are doing to the Earth through pollution, the scandalous destruction of ecosystems and loss of biodiversity, and the spectre of climate change".

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  • Google to expand Waze carpooling service in San Francisco
Google to expand Waze carpooling service in San Francisco

Nevertheless, Drummond's resignation from Uber's board appears to be on good terms. Through Google Ventures (GV), they invested $250 million in the transportation network. At the time, Mr. Schmidt was CEO of Google , which had developed competing products, including its Android mobile software and an operating system for computers.

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  • Oil prices drift lower at Friday's open as markets await Yellen
Oil prices drift lower at Friday's open as markets await Yellen

West Texas Intermediate for October delivery was at $46.72 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, down 5 cents, at 8:11 a.m.in London . After an early morning slump, the uptick was attributed to Zanganeh stating to his ministry's news service Shana that "I will participate in this meeting", even though he didn't comment on what position ...

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  • Britney Spears dishes on Carpool Karaoke
Britney Spears dishes on Carpool Karaoke

It seems that James Corden can do no wrong. When asked who her flawless guy was, Britney replied: "I think I might not ever go to men again... or get married. She is also set to perform at the prestigious MTV Music awards on August 28. Britney Spears releases her 9th studio album " Glory " today (August 26th).

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  • Oil Holds Gains as Saudi Arabia Sees Output Freeze 'Positive'
Oil Holds Gains as Saudi Arabia Sees Output Freeze 'Positive'

Iraq's prime minister said on Tuesday his country had not yet reached its full oil market share, suggesting the government would not restrain crude output as part of any OPEC agreement. With Russian output touching new heights, its Energy Minister Alexander Novak said his country was consulting with Saudi Arabia and other producers to jointly cap ...

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  • What the Tech: Facebook & Politics
What the Tech: Facebook & Politics

If you don't see the "U.S. Politics" box, click " See more ". I'm not too politically active on Facebook, and I was curious to see how it categorized me. Now multiply that by every single page you like on Facebook and it doesn't take long to see how Facebook has you pegged. Do you keep your political leanings private? Then again, maybe I should...

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  • HTC Nexus handsets will have two partitions for seamless update
HTC Nexus handsets will have two partitions for seamless update

In other words, you'll probably want to backup your device before installing the software... or wait until further progress has been made. Perhaps in a move to endorse the manufacturing of more finger printer readers, Google has removed the passcode reset capability in Android Nougat.

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  • Philippines may start bilateral talks on South China Sea this year
Philippines may start bilateral talks on South China Sea this year

She claims the war is a "very important issue of public interest", saying that even the global community has taken notice of "this phenomenon of summary executions". CNN could not independently verify the figures provided by the government. Murders and homicides, however, increased. "I hope this hearing will help bring a resolution to the drug prob...

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  • Philippines expects talks with China on sea feud this year
Philippines expects talks with China on sea feud this year

In response to growing methamphetamine use in the Philippines, Duterte has offered to award medals and bounties to citizens and police officers who kill drug suspects. The United States also reacted to reports on the killings. Because if you are really true to your mandate, you could have stopped all these wars and killing.

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  • Uber to pilot driverless Volvo cars in US
Uber to pilot driverless Volvo cars in US

For Otto , this exit is coming very early. In recent years, for a wide variety of reasons, the United States has faced a gaping shortage of truck drivers, with growing demand for rapid, land-based transportation of goods. Uber is upping its efforts to expand from the ride-sharing market to commercial freight movement by acquiring Otto , the te...

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  • Why is the Xbox One S so aesthetically pleasing?
Why is the Xbox One S so aesthetically pleasing?

While the entire gaming or at least those who game on Xbox One console is frustrated with Microsoft's decision to bring exclusives to PC, the Xbox executive Albert Penello feels otherwise . Everything else will be playable on Xbox One and Xbox One S - hence why it isn't a new generation in the traditional sense. Despite his revelation, seve...

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  • NASA seeks aid capturing an asteroid
NASA seeks aid capturing an asteroid

Among these technologies are a high-power, high throughput solar electric propulsion system, advanced robotics for capturing an asteroid and "advanced autonomous high-speed proximity operations at a low-gravity planetary body" (translation, NASA's going to demonstrate that a tractor beam is really a thing).

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  • Elon Musk wants to sell you an entire 'solar roof'
Elon Musk wants to sell you an entire 'solar roof'

Musk believes that this strategy will allow the company to venture into a new market. About 400 construction workers still are working on the site, down from a peak of more than 1,000 earlier this year. Tesla Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada. The company posted adjusted drop of $2.32 per share, while analysts on average were predicting a drop of ...

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  • Alabama grants Smith release to transfer
Alabama grants Smith release to transfer

That move makes way for Smith to enroll in UGA's graduate school. Smith played three years for Alabama and graduated on Saturday. Smith has voiced his desire to attend Georgia on numerous occasions, but Alabama stood firm in limiting his transfer freedoms until now.

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  • Pre-orders for Galaxy Note 7 exceeds 200000 in 2 days
Pre-orders for Galaxy Note 7 exceeds 200000 in 2 days

Samsung implemented quite an impressive array of security features on the Galaxy Note 7 , meant to help keep information inside the phone locked and to secure payments made with the phone. Samsung has always excelled in manufacturing high quality displays and they have done the same with Samsung Galaxy Note 7 based on the reviews. The Korean s...

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  • Ichiro Suzuki gets 3000th career hit in major leagues
Ichiro Suzuki gets 3000th career hit in major leagues

When the exchange concluded, the men bowed to each other, a fitting gesture to celebrate the bridge from Japan to Cooperstown. Ichiro Suzuki has been in the MLB for 15 years, which is remarkable on its own, but when you consider that he entered the league at the age of 27, and he is now at the ripe old age of 42, then his current deeds look eve...

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  • Perseid Meteor Shower: When and how to watch the spectacular celestial event
Perseid Meteor Shower: When and how to watch the spectacular celestial event

Now the Earth is blasting its way through the tail of the Swift-Tuttle meteor scattering our atmosphere with dust and rock. Usually, the Earth just grazes the edge of the Swift-Tuttle debris stream, but this year, Jupiter's gravity will tug the debris stream closer and Earth should plow through the middle of them.

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  • 'Pokemon Go' doubles Nintendo's stock price and market cap
'Pokemon Go' doubles Nintendo's stock price and market cap

Yesterday, the video game developer closed at US$300 (31,700 yen) on the TSE, and accounted for nearly one in every four shares exchanged on the TSE's main board yesterday, reports the Associated Press, published by ABC News . Pokemon GO isn't hindered by its Free-to-Play price tag when it comes to making money - with the app's microtransactions ...

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  • Google Expeditions can take whole classrooms on virtual field trips
Google Expeditions can take whole classrooms on virtual field trips

These kits will contain everything teachers need to bring their classes on awesome Expeditions: a tablet, virtual reality viewers and a router to connect them all. This week's news is part of a wider rollout of Google's education initiatives, which also include introducing Google Cast for Education , and hosting quizzes on Google Form...

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  • Is Samsung releasing an Olympic Edition of the Galaxy S7 Edge?
Is Samsung releasing an Olympic Edition of the Galaxy S7 Edge?

It's also unclear if Samsung plans on selling the smartphone to the general public or gifting the device to athletes taking part in the festivities. It virtually confirms rumours we've been hearing for weeks: Samsung is skipping the Note 6 name .

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  • Elon Musk may or may not actually be Iron Man
Elon Musk may or may not actually be Iron Man

Now, Musk wants to up the ante with as-yet unproven technology. The space industry represents 38,000 jobs in Europe, a lot of them in France, according to Aerospace Defense Industries, an industry group. In fact, as reported by CNN , Musk was recently invited to a meeting at the Pentagon, and if a tweet about that meeting is to be believed, it...

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  • Ramadan to begin tomorrow, predicts Kandahari
Ramadan to begin tomorrow, predicts Kandahari

A popular first food eaten my Muslims at dusk and during the Iftar , or break in fasting after Sunset is the Medjool Date. The holy month for Muslims will start in a few days with fasting expected to last longer during the day because of the summer solstice.

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  • 'X-Men' packs a punch for Lawrence and McAvoy
'X-Men' packs a punch for Lawrence and McAvoy

Singer also has a writing credit as does Simon Kinberg ('The Martian'). X-Men: Apocalypse had already earned more than $130 million overseas before it opened in North American theaters yesterday. It especially seemed like a waste to hire the talented, handsome Olivia Munn to strut around in a goofy costume, say three lines and fight in half o...

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  • Tesla Motors prices share issue at $215
Tesla Motors prices share issue at $215

The Korea's biggest auto part company that recorded sales of 5.2 trillion won ($4.39 billion) previous year, is now looking to acquire promising startups with self-driving technology and software, according to the sources. Tesla flagged up the share issue earlier this week. Fully 373,000 potential buyers have made deposits, Tesla said last week, ...

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