• Alexa Assistant now available on HTCU11
Alexa Assistant now available on HTCU11

Those who own an HTC U11 in the U.S. can install Amazon's Alexa personal assistant on their smartphones. Alexa and Echo have found their biggest success within markets where they faced minimal competition, at least at launch. Amazon may sacrifice some Echo hardware sales in rolling out the feature to the U11, but it has a chance to generat...

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  • Tonnes of fishes die in Rawal Dam after poisoned by mafia
Tonnes of fishes die in Rawal Dam after poisoned by mafia

According to the FIR registered by Deputy Director Fisheries Department Islamabad Muhammad Sadiq Buzdar, the people from the mafia were stopped from fishing and boating in the dam as it is banned. He said that public at large is now at risk due to apprehensions of deaths of fishes and serious dangers to health. The supply of water from Rawal Da...

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  • UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar government sites, sparking diplomatic row
UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar government sites, sparking diplomatic row

The Emirati Embassy in Washington released a statement in response calling the Post report "false" and insisting that the UAE "had no role whatsoever" in the alleged hacking. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently concluded several days of shuttle diplomacy in the Gulf, but he departed the region without any public signs of a resolution.

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  • Barclays bank and former bosses to stand trial in January 2019
Barclays bank and former bosses to stand trial in January 2019

That means the trial should end some 11 years after the United Kingdom bank's controversial fundraising with Qatari investors that is the subject of the case. Judge Mr Justice Edis set a date for the trial, which is expected to last up to four months, of January 9 2019. He is now based in Malibu, California.

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  • NYTimes: Cruz Proposal Reminds State Insurance Regulators of 'Junk Insurance'
NYTimes: Cruz Proposal Reminds State Insurance Regulators of 'Junk Insurance'

The Club for Growth, Tea Party Patriots, and FreedomWorks said that without an option for individuals to opt out of current insurance rules, the Senate bill would amount to perpetuating "Obamacare". "Unfortunately, this proposal would fracture and segment insurance markets into separate risk pools and create an un-level playing field that would...

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  • Perpetrators of MH17 Crash May Be Tried in Absentia, Says Australia
Perpetrators of MH17 Crash May Be Tried in Absentia, Says Australia

Australia has urged Russian Federation to cooperate with new moves to prosecute suspected perpetrators, who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard. Westerhuis and landscape architect Robbert de Koning. Each of the trees bears the name of one of the victims. "A tree symbolises "hope" ...

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  • 2 killed in Atchison County plane crash
2 killed in Atchison County plane crash

His passenger, 34-year-old Bethany Root, also had close ties to the Kansas aviation community. She had been a special education teacher and ran a custom motorcycle shop in Indianapolis until she took an opportunity to learn to fly and work with the McElwain crop dusters in Kansas and Missouri, the feature said.

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  • Woman says she was raped while sitting in her auto
Woman says she was raped while sitting in her auto

The suspects allegedly removed her jewelry and raped her, according to what the victim told police. She had just left her boyfriend's house. The victim said she was sitting in her double-parked vehicle on 89th Ave. Friday when the men approached, officials said. "I have always been scared, but this is really shocking", Shelsea Linares told PIX1...

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  • South Korea Proposes Fresh Talks With North Korea
South Korea Proposes Fresh Talks With North Korea

The South has also proposed Red Cross talks to arrange brief reunions for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. New South Korean President Moon Jae-in is a proponent of dialogue, and last week said the need for talks to halt Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs was more pressing than ever.

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  • Congress' Vice-President Candidate - A Terrorist Sympathizer?
Congress' Vice-President Candidate - A Terrorist Sympathizer?

The rumour mills are abuzz with the name of Venkaiah Naidu who the BJP could chose as its candidate for the next Vice President of India. "We must have confidence in the values we believe in", she added. "I have become a candidate in this contest to fight the battle of ideology", Kumar told reporters. Gopal Gandhi has been described as a worthy...

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  • Full Brexit talks begin amid squabbling in London
Full Brexit talks begin amid squabbling in London

The Brexit secretary said he would be "getting into the real substance" of the separation but he might end up speaking more about unity after the chancellor, Philip Hammond, complained on Sunday that he was being briefed against by fellow ministers opposed to his pro-business approach.

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  • The Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (NASDAQ:CCMP) Upgraded to
The Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (NASDAQ:CCMP) Upgraded to "Buy" by BidaskClub

Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of United Microelectronics Corporation by 83.7% in the first quarter. Through this figure traders can analyze that UMC show whether or not a stock now most active and standing in buying side or sell side.

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  • Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Now the P/E of Twenty-First Century Fox , Inc. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc is a media and entertainment company. WARNING: This story was first posted by Markets Daily and is the property of of Markets Daily. If you are viewing this news story on another site, it was illegally c...

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  • Concho Resources Inc (NYSE:CXO) Institutional Investor Positioning Change
Concho Resources Inc (NYSE:CXO) Institutional Investor Positioning Change

As per Thursday, February 25, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated an "overweight" rating and issued a $172.00 price target (up from $171.00) on shares of Concho Resources in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th.

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  • MACC raids Felda Investment office
MACC raids Felda Investment office

At 5.45pm, MACC officers were seen carrying out three boxes and two suitcases of documents which they loaded into their vehicle. Corporate communication division spokesperson Fathi Ahmad Shah in a statement said FIC is giving its full support and cooperation to MACC to enable the commission to conduct a detailed investigation.

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  • Chinese President Xi 'Could Do a Little Bit More' on North Korea
Chinese President Xi 'Could Do a Little Bit More' on North Korea

Reported by Sunghui Moon for RFA's Korean Service. After assuming office, President Trump had tweeted about North Korea 17 times till July 4. Whether Trump truly believed in his gut that Beijing would find the political strength to do what it hasn't done in decades-that is, reorient its North Korea policy in flawless harmony with Washi...

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  • Annual inflation down to 1.3% in the euro area
Annual inflation down to 1.3% in the euro area

There was a slight increase in the inflation rate for industrial goods outside the energy sector to 0.4% from 0.3% and this rate was unchanged from the previous year. At the beginning of the year Draghi had come under sustained pressure to tighten policy sooner rather than later, given a surge in inflation to the two per cent target in February.

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  • Seoul suggests inter-Korean border talks
Seoul suggests inter-Korean border talks

Imports from North Korea actually fell 13.2 percent to $880 million, it said, but exports to the pariah state jumped 29.1 percent to $1.67 billion. They had risen by 18% in the quarter ended March. Pyongyang has also conducted five nuclear tests, in violation of worldwide sanctions. "The sanctions imposed by the [United Nations] are not a compreh...

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  • Wimbledon men's doubles final becomes five-hour epic
Wimbledon men's doubles final becomes five-hour epic

Russian tennis duo, Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova crushed No.9 seeds Chan Hao-Ching and Monica Niculescu 6:0, 6:0 in less than an hour to bring home their first Wimbledon title. Taiwanese tennis player Chan Hao-ching (詹皓晴) and partner Monica Niculescu qualified for the women's doubles final at Wimbledon after battling for nearly three hours ...

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  • Norwich Man Killed in Sprague Motorcycle Crash
Norwich Man Killed in Sprague Motorcycle Crash

He was discovered on a nearby front lawn, suffering from serious injuries, police said. The investigation is ongoing, police said. "His identity is being withheld pending notification of family", police said. after reports of a motorcycle crash. Cruz was ejected from the motorcycle and hit a utility pole on the side of the road. Both vehicles wer...

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