• Deadly hurricane continues to tear through Caribbean
Deadly hurricane continues to tear through Caribbean

The latest estimated track shows the category 3 hurricane turning east into the Atlantic after it reaches North Carolina , according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami. "When a hurricane is forecast to take a track roughly parallel to a coastline, asMatthew is forecast to do from Florida through SC, it becomes very hard to specify impacts ...

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  • Xiaomi finally launches its budget 4K Android TV in the US
Xiaomi finally launches its budget 4K Android TV in the US

Android TV devices, on the other hand, can do virtually everything a Chromecast can, but also include a remote with voice-control support and a full-fledged TV OS that lets you browse through content without ever picking up your phone. "This is a significant milestone for Xiaomi, as it is our first opportunity to demonstrate to consumers here in Am...

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  • Microsoft discontinues its Band fitness wearable
Microsoft discontinues its Band fitness wearable

Presumably if and when there is a Band 3, we can expect the SDK to be back. (HoloLens is technically a wearable, after all.) At the time, Microsoft also noted that the Band 2 was still actively being sold - but that's no longer the case as of today.

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  • Man rescued at sea has mysterious past
Man rescued at sea has mysterious past

But he told ABC News he did not send a distress signal because he "didn't know that we were sinking until we sank". There was no sign of his mother, Linda Carman. When he was available, she tried to make time so she could spend time with him, ' she said. Images shared by a family friend show Nathan and Linda in separate images holding fish on...

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  • After fatal train crash, investigators seek answers
After fatal train crash, investigators seek answers

Train engineer William Blaine, who was on special duty in Hoboken at the time of the crash, tells USA Today that the moment of impact sounded "Kaboom!" So far officials have only acknowledged that the train was traveling at a high rate of speed when it arrived at Hoboken Terminal at 8:45 a.m.

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  • Cabinet approves ratification of Paris Agreement
Cabinet approves ratification of Paris Agreement

Why is Russian Federation dragging its feet? The Liberal government plans to bring the Paris agreement on greenhouse gas emissions to the House of Commons for debate and a vote by MPs next week, according to a government source. "What worries us is that Europe and Germany are now at risk of being left behind in the transition to a decarbonized wo...

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  • Updated Roku range starts cheaper and gets HDR-ready
Updated Roku range starts cheaper and gets HDR-ready

Ideal for those looking for a second box in another room. The only real difference between these two devices is that the Express + supports a composite jack and A/V cable for users with older TVs. It's about 40% smaller than the 4K-capable Roku 4 that was introduced last fall, and includes a new quad-core processor, 802.11ac dual-band WiFi with M...

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  • Google is teasing their new smartphone in promo clip
Google is teasing their new smartphone in promo clip

But they're not the only things expected. Although iOS 10 had some problems in their recent updates when some users reported that it's causing dropped connections and the Lighting Earpod is not working for some users as it was intended.

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  • Google Pixel & Pixel XL may be available from October
Google Pixel & Pixel XL may be available from October

The Pixel XL will probably sport a 5.5-inch Quad HD display, and it is said to be coming with either a revised version of the Snapdragon 820 chipset or Snapdragon 821. The bezel around the display is also quite thin, giving the smartphones a more compact build and a attractive aesthetic look. Some rumours also suggest that the company will star...

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  • 'Sully' wins the weekend box office for a second-straight week
'Sully' wins the weekend box office for a second-straight week

In a year when producers and studios are having trouble selling films based on star quality, Hollywood vets Clint Eastwood and Tom Hanks release Sully easily. Universal's "Bridget Jones's Baby ", with Renée Zellweger reprising her role as the comically hapless British singleton, brought in $8.2 million domestically in its first weekend.

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  • Khloe Kardashian Kisses New Boyfriend Tristan Thompson on Snapchat
Khloe Kardashian Kisses New Boyfriend Tristan Thompson on Snapchat

She was earlier seen smooching with Thompson at brother-in-law Kanye West's concert in Miami. Khloe, 32, and Tristan also partied together at Rockwell Nightclub in Miami, with a source telling E! "Khloe was backing it up and twerking on Tristan and they were making out".

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  • Humpback Whale washes ashore in Sea Isle City
Humpback Whale washes ashore in Sea Isle City

There were bite wounds in the side of its body. Reports also suggest that the whale had been sighted off the coast of Strathmere, which is located north of Sea Isle City. Workers are preparing to remove the whale from the beach with a piece of heavy equipment. The cause of the whale's death has not been determined. Adult male humpbacks can grow u...

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  • Software maker: Warned Tesla about hands-free Autopilot use
Software maker: Warned Tesla about hands-free Autopilot use

Mobileye chief technical officer Amnon Shashua spoke out on Wednesday criticizing Tesla for " pushing the envelope in terms of safety" with the design of its driver-assist Autopilot system. "After careful consideration, we now believe [radar] can be used as a primary control sensor without requiring the camera to confirm visual image recognition",...

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  • Arctic sea ice hits second-lowest level on record
Arctic sea ice hits second-lowest level on record

The sea ice extent on September 10 was measured at 4.1 million square kilometres, which is 2.4 million square kilometres below average. According to figures from the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre , the ice hit a low of just over four million square kilometres on September 11th, well below the average.

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  • Tesla says new Autopilot would likely have prevented fatality
Tesla says new Autopilot would likely have prevented fatality

The Autopilot software built into Tesla's electric cars already offers a glimpse of the future, with what feels like autonomous driving on the freeway. "They get used to it and ignore the warnings", he said. He added that he expects the radar system to continue to improve over the next several months, as the company collects more data and makes cha...

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  • Tim Cook Kicks Off Apple Event with James Corden in Carpool Karaoke
Tim Cook Kicks Off Apple Event with James Corden in Carpool Karaoke

The phones are priced at $649 for the 32 GB model and $769 for 7 Plus. But it was nevertheless an innovative way to make the eagerly anticipated iPhone 7 announcement and Corden wasn't about to refrain from his comic comebacks as the Apple boss hitched a lift to the auditorium where he was set to make the official announcement launching the new...

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  • Roughed up by critics, Matt Lauer jokes with Dana Carvey
Roughed up by critics, Matt Lauer jokes with Dana Carvey

Earlier on Wednesday, Mr. Trump pledged to launch a new USA military build-up, saying America was under threat like never before from foes like Islamist extremists, North Korea and China. I have a substantial chance of winning. During the forum, Trump repeated a claim that has been previously debunked - that the businessman was "totally again...

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  • Nissan recalls 120K vehicles; fluid leaks can cause fires
Nissan recalls 120K vehicles; fluid leaks can cause fires

Models involved are certain 2016-2017 Maxima sedans, 2015-2017 Murano SUVs, and 2015-2016 Murano Hybrid SUVs. Also included are some 2015 and 2016 Murano hybrids. They also should contact Nissan Roadside Assistance to have vehicle towed in for service. It chose to recall the cars on August 24, according to documents.

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  • Former NFL star Tim Tebow joins New York Mets
Former NFL star Tim Tebow joins New York Mets

According to MLB .com, the 29-year-old, outspoken Christian athlete "will participate in the club's Instructional League in Port St. Lucie, Fla". Tebow is now working with the SEC Network but wanted to give baseball one more shot. Tebow was a Heisman Trophy victor for the Florida Gators in 2007 and also won 2 National Championships.

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  • US warns Russia against interfering with Western politics
US warns Russia against interfering with Western politics

He said that world, though, is in a time of great change and faces several challenges. Calling the United Kingdom a staunch ally, the secretary said the cyber memorandum of understanding will enable the two nations to share more information and perform vital research and development together to advance their offensive and defensive cyber capabili...

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  • NASA chasing down asteroid to scoop up, bring back samples
NASA chasing down asteroid to scoop up, bring back samples

Deep Space Industries' Prospector-1 mission could launch as soon as 2019, while NASA plans to send a robotic spacecraft to an asteroid in the 2020s to retrieve a boulder and drag it into orbit around the Moon. The asteroid gets a little too close for comfort to the planet every six years or so and scientists predict the asteroid will swing perilo...

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  • Canada auto union picks GM as strike target in contract talks
Canada auto union picks GM as strike target in contract talks

Unifor , Canada's largest private sector union, will aim to sign a new contract with GM before the current agreement expires on September 19, and then move on to Ford Motor Co. FCA does not want a strike to disrupt production of the new Chrysler Pacifica minivan that is built exclusively in Windsor, Ont. CEO Sergio Marchionne has hinted that the Ch...

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  • Scientists: Santa Monica mountain lions face extinction
Scientists: Santa Monica mountain lions face extinction

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2bB8tcI ) that wildlife researchers gave the lions a 99.7 percent chance of dying out over the next 50 years unless more cats are brought in. No, it's not something that you can slap some Zoloft on. "We're not seeing any indication of inbreeding depression yet. And ways that have been shown ar...

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  • Reliance Jio offers cheap data as it eyes 100 mn users
Reliance Jio offers cheap data as it eyes 100 mn users

This announcement, according to analysts, will have serious impact on the competition with rival companies potentially being forced to take corrective actions in their plans. Users of all plans can avail unlimited SMS and 4G data at night. So you'll be paying only for the data and even the data plans are very attractive.

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  • Sony unveils flagship Xperia XZ with earbud assistant
Sony unveils flagship Xperia XZ with earbud assistant

The Xperia XZ will be available in black, platinum and blue colour options from "early October", although pricing is still yet to be revealed. It now has four X models on the market (not all in Ireland), with the XZ and another new handset launched today, the X Compact, bringing the total to six.

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