• Germany denies permission for Erdogan rally on G-20 visit
Germany denies permission for Erdogan rally on G-20 visit

In a June 29 statement released by the German Foreign Ministry, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel confirmed that Erdogan's request for the G20 summit next week would be rejected . Ms. Merkel backed Mr. Gabriel's position, her spokesman said. Relations between Germany and Turkey, a fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organization ally, have deteriorated...

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  • Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire
Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire

Officials have canceled the Red Flag Warning for the Brian Head fire Thursday after the winds died down. A force of about 1,000 fire personnel, backed by airplane tankers dumping payloads of flame-retardant chemicals, are trying to safeguard the most heavily populated areas on the northeastern fringe of the blaze, Davila said.

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  • Facebook reaches 2 billion users, Zuckerberg wants to continue building
Facebook reaches 2 billion users, Zuckerberg wants to continue building

As Mark mentioned last week at the Facebook Communities Summit, our mission is to bring the world closer together. Mark Zuckerberg announced that the site has doubled its monthly audience in under five years and that one billion people are now using its Groups feature every month.

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  • Block Instagram comments using a filter which banishes 'toxic' and 'offensive' messages
Block Instagram comments using a filter which banishes 'toxic' and 'offensive' messages

Just head over to your comment settings (click the settings menu from your profile and scroll down to tap "Comments") then toggle on "Hide Offensive Comments". It will initially be launched in English, but will be rolled out in more languages over time. "We believe that using machine learning to build tools to safeguard self-expression is an ...

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  • Game creator sells original signed copy of Doom II for thousands
Game creator sells original signed copy of Doom II for thousands

Considering it doesn't have a box or manual, that seems a bit steep. There's no frills included, like a box or instructions; it's just the disks, though Romero noted that he will sign the floppies for the winning bid, should they want him to (which of course they will).

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  • New cyberattack causes mass disruption across Europe
New cyberattack causes mass disruption across Europe

The breakdown affected all business units at Maersk, including container shipping, port and tug boat operations, oil and gas production, drilling services, and oil tankers, the company said. "We are responding to the situation to contain and limit the impact and uphold operations", Maersk said in the statement. It is understood the company has ta...

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  • Ajinkya Rahane: I was hungry after not playing in the Champions Trophy
Ajinkya Rahane: I was hungry after not playing in the Champions Trophy

The West Indies are expected to go into the match with the same team, which means that young pacer Alzari Joseph will take the role as strike bowler. "Jinks is always there as a third opener", said skipper Kohli. "I really enjoy batting with Shikhar because he makes it so much easier for anyone batting with him".

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  • Trump welcomes India PM at White House for their 1st meeting
Trump welcomes India PM at White House for their 1st meeting

The two are meeting for the first time at the White House Monday afternoon, Modi having arrived for a brief, two-day call - not a state visit, but a working one. Modi, meeting Trump for the first time, was accorded a warm welcome with the USA president and the first lady Melania coming out of the White House to receive him.

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  • Nokia 6 comes to the United States in early July
Nokia 6 comes to the United States in early July

The version set to launch in the U.S. will come with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage coupled with a microSD card slot for expansion. Verizon and Sprint customers are out of luck. The phone runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor . "Phones have become an extension of ourselves and are integral to so many aspects of our lives".

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  • Mobile Completes First Successful LAA Test In US
Mobile Completes First Successful LAA Test In US

Both mobile carriers are serious about improving the speeds of their respect LTE networks. It uses publicly available 5GHz airwaves-the same that are typically used by home Wi-Fi routers- to bolster existing LTE capacity to give a speed boost what T-Mobile claims is already the fastest and most advanced 4G LTE network in the United States.

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  • COD: Modern Warfare Remastered Out Next Week, First On PS4
COD: Modern Warfare Remastered Out Next Week, First On PS4

A new event called Summer Hack will be playable and last but not least the map Turista will be available for everyone to play on for free during the event. The DLC for Infinite Warfare has been pretty good thus far, between the two entertaining Zombies maps that have been introduced, along with the new multiplayer maps that have been keeping play...

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  • BUSINESS REPORT: Walmart stepping up retail fight against Amazon
BUSINESS REPORT: Walmart stepping up retail fight against Amazon

Whole Foods has 11 distribution centres specializing in perishable foods that serve its stores. And Walmart says it's keeping the stable of online brands it's bought up, including ModCloth and Bonobos , independent. MARGOLIS: That's Michael Healy at the same Whole Foods in Los Angeles. Because of Bezos' determination and resilience to work on ...

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  • New
New "Snap Map" feature raises privacy concerns on Snapchat

It looks like Google Maps, except it lets you view your friends on a map as they Snap. The photo sharing app Snapchat has come into prominence in the last few years. "It is worrying that Snapchat is allowing under 18s to broadcast their location on the app", said a spokesperson. To do this, open the app and pinch the screen with two fingers.

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  • Samsung revives once-exploding Galaxy Note 7 as 'Fan Edition' models
Samsung revives once-exploding Galaxy Note 7 as 'Fan Edition' models

The Galaxy Note 8 should be one for the books, rivaling the iPhone 8 and anything that Google may have planned. You can also see in the picture a fingerprint scanner at the back. The dual rear camera setup will be able to simultaneously record 4K video and capture 9MP images. Samsung is reportedly holding its bi-annual strategic forum in Seo...

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  • Microsoft AI achieved maximum 'Ms. Pac-Man' score
Microsoft AI achieved maximum 'Ms. Pac-Man' score

According to McGill University associate professor of computer science Doina Precup, the flawless score is a significant achievement in the field of artificial intelligence because Ms. Ms. Pac-Man was programmed to be even less predictable than the original Pac-Man , designed in such a manner so that players will keep dropping their quarters t...

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  • Today's ARMS Update Brings Arena Mode And LAN Play Features
Today's ARMS Update Brings Arena Mode And LAN Play Features

You can spectate in Arena mode which "focuses on serious 1-on-1 matches". The game is also one of the #Nintendo Switch's enjoyable multiplayer games as two players can face off against each other in local multiplayer (assuming they have two pairs of controllers).

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  • IOS 11 brings NFC smarts to more apps
IOS 11 brings NFC smarts to more apps

If there is a WiFi network in a given area and one iOS 11 device is already connected to it, this connected device can share the WiFi password with the new device easily. The functionality was first spotted on an iPhone 6S Plus running iOS 11 Beta 1 and is reportedly available as part of the newly announced file-management app, Files .

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  • CNN journalists resign over retracted story
CNN journalists resign over retracted story

Three CNN employees have left CNN after it retracted a story linking Pres. Donald Trump adviser Anthony Scaramucci to a Russian fund. That context explains the speed and severity of CNN's personnel moves over the Russia-Scaramucci story.

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  • CNN retracts story about supposed Russian meeting
CNN retracts story about supposed Russian meeting

Over the weekend, CNN's executives busied themselves with a new process for reporting on Russia , Buzzfeed later learned . "In the aftermath of the retraction of a story published on CNN .com, CNN has accepted the resignations of the employees involved in the story's publication", a spokesman said Monday evening.

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  • E3 2017: Microsoft isn't making a profit on the Xbox One X
E3 2017: Microsoft isn't making a profit on the Xbox One X

Spencer pointed out the 40% faster GPU as well as the Xbox One X's bigger memory (12GB, as opposed to the PS4 Pro's 8GB) as some of the main advantages Microsoft's console has, but 4K gaming seems to be the biggest differentiator. Xbox One X was created to deliver uncompromised power, ultimate compatibility and design excellence. As for ...

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  • SNES Classic will fix your nostalgia blues this September
SNES Classic will fix your nostalgia blues this September

If, after the initial wave of excitement wore off, you immediately began panicking over the potential scramble to get one, following the shortages of last year's the NES Classic model, then trust us, you weren't alone. This will be the first new official SNES game release since Frogger in 1998. The kids are sure to have loads of fun with the ...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Rumors
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Rumors

Apple's smartphone also has thinner bezels as it plans to make the whole of the front to be a display, unlike Samsung's flagships that leave bezels on the top and bottom portions. The smartphones gained a lot of popularity and were applauded widely for its hardware as well as software upgrade over previous models. The position of the fingerprint...

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  • USS Fitzgerald Ignored Cargo Ship's Warnings Before Deadly Impact
USS Fitzgerald Ignored Cargo Ship's Warnings Before Deadly Impact

Aucoin also mentions that this is not at all a small collision which it was first reported in the news, now the puncture is enough to sink the ship into the sea if there is no immediate things are done to save it. "The families are being notified and being provided the support they need during this hard time", it said. The Fitzgerald's AIS d...

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  • Google to stop scanning Gmail for ads personalization
Google to stop scanning Gmail for ads personalization

Users can change those settings at any time, including disabling ads personalisation. The chief of Google's cloud division Diane Greene told Financial Times that even though this practice doesn't apply to corporate accounts, it has still made it hard for the company to find and retain corporate clients for its cloud services business.

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  • Microsoft Wants To Bring Xbox Emulation Onto The PC
Microsoft Wants To Bring Xbox Emulation Onto The PC

Microsoft could soon be making money from Xbox One X sales, but how long that will take is now unclear. For those of you who are wondering if you need to purchase brand new Xbox accessories, I've got good news. One thing that wasn't talked about during the conference is how folks will be able to play local multiplayer for original Xbox gam...

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  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered gets standalone release
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered gets standalone release

On June 27, Activision is rereleasing "Modern Warfare ", this time for the PlayStation 4 . If you haven't had a chance to play it, be sure to pick up Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered . Here's a comparison of the trailer and of the old game. Activision announced today that the title will release June 27 for PlayStation 4. Will you be...

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  • Expanded exports, technologies and projects: Israel to approve Indian-Israeli measures
Expanded exports, technologies and projects: Israel to approve Indian-Israeli measures

The White House has said it was "seeking to roll out the red carpet" for PM Modi. The US looks at India as a strong ally in the Asia Pacific region and is expected to strengthen partnership in trade, energy and arms deals, among other things.

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  • Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft
Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft

Microsoft has finally launched their ambitious bid to claim the lead in 4K gaming with the launch of Microsoft Xbox One X. Previously known as Project Scorpio, Xbox One X promises 40% more power in terms of graphics. The Xbox Backwards Compatibility for the Xbox One will drop later this year - but it will NOT be as extensive as Xbox 360 backwards ...

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  • Xbox One X will not generate profits for Microsoft
Xbox One X will not generate profits for Microsoft

Microsoft definitely made the right decision by focusing on true 4K because similar to the 1080p phrase Sony used for years. The Xbox One S on the other hand comes with a 914MHz AMD graphics and 8GB of GDDR3 RAM, according to GameSpot .

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  • Sony can't compete with the Xbox One X
Sony can't compete with the Xbox One X

It's expensive because it's powerful (in fairness, it is far more powerful than any other Xbox One ). In addition to a more powerful GPU, the Xbox One X offers higher bandwidth compared to the PlayStation 4 Pro . This will make it the ultimate 4K games console but Microsoft also says that older titles will also be improved with better t...

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