• Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program
Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program

Instead of selling autonomous vehicles directly to the public-which will happen eventually-operating the fleets themselves means they can be commercially insured, solving (for the time being) one of the big unanswered questions about the evolving technology.

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  • Court partly reinstates Trump travel ban, fall arguments set
Court partly reinstates Trump travel ban, fall arguments set

President Donald Trump's executive order, at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Dallas, Texas, U.S. January 29, 2017. That means the president can begin denying visas to visitors from six countries - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen - who don't already have family in the US, or some other prior connection such as participatio...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Germany beat Cameroon
FIFA Confederations Cup: Germany beat Cameroon

In the clash between Germany and Cameroon , the two teams failed to score in the first half. "They have nothing to lose ", warned Loew. Chile play draw with Australia CHILE reached the Confederations Cup semi-finals on Sunday with a 1-1 draw against Australia , who muscled the South Americans out of their stride but exited the to...

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  • Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Translate Has A New Competitor: Amazon
Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Translate Has A New Competitor: Amazon

Amazon is already using a technology internally to translate things like product information, but the company is now preparing to make it available through AWS, according to CNBC's report. A translation service would fit in well with that strategic push, which could help AWS further diversify its revenue away from the raw computing and storage reso...

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  • Sushma Swaraj Digs out Old Lok Sabha Video to Counter Meira Kumar
Sushma Swaraj Digs out Old Lok Sabha Video to Counter Meira Kumar

At the end of the video, the Bharatiya Janata Party members led by Sushma Swaraj are seen walking out of the House. The Congress leader said if TRS fails to support Meira Kumar's candidature, then it would be viewed as anti-Dalit and anti-women.

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  • GST could be studied in US B-schools: PM Narendra Modi
GST could be studied in US B-schools: PM Narendra Modi

His meeting with Trump will be preceded by one with several top U.S. CEOs. Despite talk of an ever closer relationship between the two countries, it remains to be seen whether India is on the Trump administration's priority list. "But when India conducts surgical strike, the world understands India is a patient country but if required, it knows...

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  • Major flaw discovered in Intel 6th and 7th-gen processors
Major flaw discovered in Intel 6th and 7th-gen processors

The issue with all sixth- and seventh-generation Intel processors based on the Skylake and Kaby Lake microarchitectures was brought to light this weekend by a post to the Debian Linux mailing list highlighting the problem: 'unfixed Skylake and Kaby Lake processors could, in some situations, dangerously misbehave when HyperThreading ...

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  • Confederations Cup: Draw enough for Chile to advance to semi-final
Confederations Cup: Draw enough for Chile to advance to semi-final

Australia now turn their attention to qualifying for a fourth successive World Cup and face Group B leaders Japan in a crunch away match in the penultimate round in August. Germany topped Group B to set up a last four meeting with Mexico at the same venue on Thursday after the first global goals for Kerem Demirbay and Timo Werner, who go...

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  • US Supreme Court revives parts of Trump travel ban order
US Supreme Court revives parts of Trump travel ban order

The high court also ruled that the measure can partially take effect - a win for the Republican leader, who has insisted it is necessary for national security, despite criticism that it singles out Muslims in violation of the United States constitution.

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  • Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's 'dangerous' Timo Werner eyes title glory
Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's 'dangerous' Timo Werner eyes title glory

Cameroon were knocked out of the tournament in Russian Federation on Sunday after a 3-1 defeat to Germany left them with one point from three matches, an outcome which Broos said he had been expecting. The Belgian is expected to call up the same again against the world champions. His record as Germany coach following their 3-1 win in Sochi...

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  • Indian PM Visit Sparks Demonstrations in DC
Indian PM Visit Sparks Demonstrations in DC

He further said that the implementation of GST in India could be "a subject of studies in United States business schools". Bezos was among the 20 U.S. The Prime Minister also said: "Transparent policies create an environment of trust among the people". In such a situation, it becomes imperative for India to assert that its bilateral issues ar...

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  • A thrilling epic in 'War for the Planet of the Apes'
A thrilling epic in 'War for the Planet of the Apes'

Now, Reeves has returned behind the camera for War for the Planet of the Apes , a film that is not only one of the most significant blockbusters of the decade, but the concluding chapter in what will be regarded as one of the all-time greatest film trilogies.

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  • Prey Completed in Under 7 Minutes
Prey Completed in Under 7 Minutes

From AAA blockbusters such as The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario 64 , to more obscure titles like Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker , games from all different genres have been attempted at some point or another. One such speedrunner, who goes by the name of " seeker ", has recently broken the previously held speedrunning record. According to ...

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  • The Nintendo Switch reaches the one million mark in Japan
The Nintendo Switch reaches the one million mark in Japan

It took the typical military design of a first-person shooter and changed the language into something more about fun and less about death. Though both Sony and Microsoft are heavily invested in 4K gaming, Nintendo doesn't seem interested.

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  • BCCI SGM: 'Committee' to be formed to implement Supreme Court order
BCCI SGM: 'Committee' to be formed to implement Supreme Court order

The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association's (TNCA) executive committee has nominated N Srinivasan to be the state association's representative at the BCCI's special general meeting on Monday (June 26) in Mumbai . "BCCI member units are requested to attend meeting, which individual is chosen to represent unit is their discretion." he said. Apart f...

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  • Australia's Great Barrier Reef valued at $42bn
Australia's Great Barrier Reef valued at $42bn

It found the reef contributes A$6.4bn to Australia's economy and supports 64,000 jobs. The annual employment supported by the Great Barrier Reef is more than most of Australia's major banks, and many corporations including the likes of Qantas and Deloitte Australia.

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  • Norwegians collect money to fix penis-shaped rock formation
Norwegians collect money to fix penis-shaped rock formation

Hikers in southwestern Norway on Saturday found the massive rock sectioned off, lying on the ground at the base of the rock face from which it had protruded. Fortunately, whoever is behind the destruction of the penis-shaped rock formation managed to sever the rocky appendage with a fairly clean cut. Experts noted that holes had been drilled ...

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  • Great Barrier Reef worth $56bn
Great Barrier Reef worth $56bn

Nearly three quarters of Australians and over half the global respondents named the reef as the iconic Australian UNESCO World Heritage natural site. While many Australians would consider the reef priceless, Deloitte believes you can put a number on it.

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  • SpaceX to launch used rocket, deliver satellite into orbit
SpaceX to launch used rocket, deliver satellite into orbit

It was fitted with a "more durable set of grid fins" to stabilise the rocket "as it descends back to Earth", reports ArsTechnica . The first time SpaceX-and indeed, any company-reused an orbital rocket was only a few months ago . However, its safe recovery could see it potentially being reused in a future mission. The Iridium NEXT mission, re...

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  • Airtel Doles Out Another Round Of 30 GB Free Data
Airtel Doles Out Another Round Of 30 GB Free Data

Airtel earlier this year had launched new worldwide roaming rates for its travelling customers to ensure that they are protected from huge bills. Thus, to activate the offer kindly download My Airtel App on your smartphone from google play store.

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