• Pentagon: Chinese-Made Cellphones A Security Risk, Sales Banned At Bases
Pentagon: Chinese-Made Cellphones A Security Risk, Sales Banned At Bases

U.S. president Donald Trump is considering issuing an executive order that would block China's Huawei and ZTE from selling telecom equipment in the United States, a Reuters report indicated. The ban is driven by the alleged spying threat posed by the Chinese-manufactured devices. "These devices may pose an unacceptable risk to the department'...

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  • Death Linked To Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak
Death Linked To Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak

More cases are expected. Reforms in the livestock industry have sharply reduced the number of outbreaks involving meat, but that has been offset by a surge in E. Lettuce has a shelf life of only a couple of weeks at most, and any romaine lettuce on sale in stores today is likely not from Yuma and is not implicated in this outbreak.

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  • Joel Embiid says 76ers studied history of rivalry with Celtics
Joel Embiid says 76ers studied history of rivalry with Celtics

Stopping the Sixers could be an issue for the Celtics , as five Philly players, led by JJ Redick (20 points), are averaging 16.5 or more points in the postseason. For those who aren't familiar with betting odds , the 76ers being -400 means that you would have to bet $400 to win $100 while putting $100 on the Celtics at +300 would result in ...

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  • WhatsApp gets group video calls, video chat coming to Instagram
WhatsApp gets group video calls, video chat coming to Instagram

Should you choose to use them, well, that's up to you . 'You can also minimize the video and continue the chat while doing other things on Instagram '. Facebook is recruiting help to make its Stories more interesting than Snapchat's . In 2012, Facebook announced Open Graph, a feature that automatically posted songs you're listening to, st...

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  • We explain the major moments from episode 2 of 'Westworld' season 2
We explain the major moments from episode 2 of 'Westworld' season 2

In another scene, likely set some time after the first scene in the episode, Dolores is playing piano at what appears to be the retirement party of a sick James Delos, Logan's father. "Now no-one is here to judge what we will do to you". There seems to be foreshadowing that the Maeve and Dolores could be on opposite sides of the battlefield when ...

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  • Blue Origin flies New Shepard rocket for eighth time
Blue Origin flies New Shepard rocket for eighth time

Thunderstorms have delayed Sunday's planned launch of Blue Origin's New Shepard 2.0 spacecraft. To that end, Blue Origin plans to launch the first flight of its New Glenn rocket - a huge rocket created to bring large payloads to orbit - sometime in 2020.

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  • Facebook Messenger Kids App Gets Sleep Mode Parental Control
Facebook Messenger Kids App Gets Sleep Mode Parental Control

It is meant to be a tool for parents to check their kid's contacts list and what are they texting about, but also to be a safe space for children to learn about the digital world. Moreover, the child will get a warning 10 minutes before the "sleep mode" activates so that he/she can finish and wind up any ongoing conversations on the app.

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  • Microsoft announces new Windows 10 update to empower users
Microsoft announces new Windows 10 update to empower users

You might already have the necessary files, but Windows 10 is being polite and waiting until after your Active Hours to restart your computer and install the update. The " Windows 10 April 2018 Update " is aimed at "giving back some of your greatest currency, your time". On the subject of voice, the Cortana virtual assistant on Windows 10 is ge...

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  • Nintendo lays out E3 plans including Splatoon 2 and Smash tourneys
Nintendo lays out E3 plans including Splatoon 2 and Smash tourneys

The finals of that tournament will take place on June 12 and will immediately be followed by the Super Smash Bros . We began releasing Nintendo titles non-stop with the launch of Nintendo Switch , and kept the new-release buzz alive through the end of the year.

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  • Snap is trying again with Spectacles, for some reason
Snap is trying again with Spectacles, for some reason

The glasses are now water resistant and come in onyx, ruby, and sapphire. It's interesting that Snap has decided, once again, to introduce their spectacles . The first refinement was to create a slimmer design. The charging case that comes with them is also 20 per cent smaller than the one included before.

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  • New photo of suspect in Hamas engineer murder released by Malaysia
New photo of suspect in Hamas engineer murder released by Malaysia

On Wednesday, Inspector-General of the Royal Malaysia Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun said investigators found a motorcycle abandoned near the murder scene and were able to trace a photo of one of the suspects. Batsh's corpse is set to be flown to Egypt later in the day before being transported on to Gaza for burial. Batsh's body was taken to a mosque,...

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  • WhatsApp's will now allow its users to download their data
WhatsApp's will now allow its users to download their data

The tool is also part of Instagram complying with the EU's upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws, which go into effect in May. This new feature is similar to the one that Facebook provides its users in case the user is planning to leave the platform and wants a copy of the data that they have posted on Facebook.

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  • BMW Concept iX3 revealed in Beijing
BMW Concept iX3 revealed in Beijing

The design of the iX3 is such that it is very compact. The reveal of the BMW iX3 Concept marks a shift in the German marque's electrification strategy, as it plans to release a line of all-electric models, starting with the iX3, from 2020.

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  • Nearly nobody wants the iPhone X
Nearly nobody wants the iPhone X

Besides the iOS devices, Apple has also rolled out macOS 10.13.4 update for MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and iMacs, which includes bug fixes and performance improvements. Apple has added a note in the update changelog informing users about genuine Apple parts, adding "Non-genuine replacement displays may have compromised visual quality and may fail to ...

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  • Mercedes A-Class Sedan breaks cover in Beijing with long wheelbase
Mercedes A-Class Sedan breaks cover in Beijing with long wheelbase

Since long-wheelbase compact luxury sedans aren't really a thing here in the USA, the only version of the A-Class we're getting is the standard-wheelbase sedan. As this is a China-specific model, the car's MBUX has been tweaked to understand not just Mandarin, but also local dialects such as Cantonese and Sichuanese! China it seems can't get ...

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  • Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular Version Launching in India via Jio, Airtel
Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular Version Launching in India via Jio, Airtel

This particular variant of the Apple Watch was held back due to local regulations but operators can finally start selling it in India and have the hallmark "one number on both the phone and the watch" feature intact. Apple has not confirmed the pricing of the Apple Watch Series 3 in India right now. Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular will have a...

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  • Horse named after Rob Gronkowski will not run in Kentucky Derby
Horse named after Rob Gronkowski will not run in Kentucky Derby

I fully support what is best for the horse. "We are beyond disappointed that Gronkowski will miss the Kentucky Derby", said Tom Ludt, who directs Phoenix's worldwide operations. The equine was undefeated in three races this year. "This horse is a fighter and a victor", Gronkowski said, per the release. He is trained by Jeremy Nosada and rid...

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  • Facebook, YouTube release data on extremist content removal
Facebook, YouTube release data on extremist content removal

This year, more than half of these videos are weeded out before they get 10 views, according to the company. "We rely on teams from around the world to review flagged videos and remove content that violates our terms; restrict videos (e.g., age-restrict content that may not be appropriate for all audiences); or leave the content live when it does...

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  • Here's Everything That's Changing in Spotify's Free Mobile App
Here's Everything That's Changing in Spotify's Free Mobile App

Artists will be able to "see engagement stats for both [ad and premium] tiers in Spotify for Artists just like before, and your customizable Artist's Pick and About Page will display to both types of users", a company memo stated. That, actually, remains largely the same: "More control, much better personalization to help discover new music, no a...

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  • Dead Man's Finger Used By Florida Police To Unlock Smartphone
Dead Man's Finger Used By Florida Police To Unlock Smartphone

As he attempted to drive away, one officer was caught halfway out of the vehicle and another officer fired at Mr Phillip. An investigation into his death was initiated. However it certainly has not stopped them from trying because that's what police in Florida have recently done. The police were unsuccessful in their attempts to unlock the device w...

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