• 'Birth of a Nation' launches voter registration initiative
'Birth of a Nation' launches voter registration initiative

An estimated 96% of Americans own a cell phone, which means that nearly every American can be registered to vote by the convenience of their phone. Rather, the league has sought out voters all month at the Apple Festival, New Citizens Day at Carl Sandburg Park and Wingate University.

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  • Charlotte police release video of shooting of Keith Lamont Scott
Charlotte police release video of shooting of Keith Lamont Scott

As he was backing up, four shots can be heard, and Scott can be seen falling to the ground. A second video, taken with an officer's body camera, fails to capture the shooting. Mr Putney said DNA evidence would also be released. Footage obtained by NBC News shows the moments leading up to the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Char...

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  • Late interception helps Washington beat Giants
Late interception helps Washington beat Giants

For the other twenty-some players on the field, it was a busy game. Giants quarterback Eli Manning, who threw for 350 yards and a touchdown, but two interceptions, was trying to drive the Giants into field goal range. Washington also pulled off a successful fake punt late in the third quarter when Tress Way stepped back and completed a 31-yard ...

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  • Marquez takes dominant pole at Aragon circuit
Marquez takes dominant pole at Aragon circuit

Before the Czech Grand Prix last month, Marquez said he felt he would need to win two more races to cement his title hopes. Today we found a good setup for the bike and we were able to improve on yesterday, although it was a shame about the crash this morning.

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  • Oculus Rift millionaire secretly funded pro-Trump trolls through crafty Reddit pseudonym
Oculus Rift millionaire secretly funded pro-Trump trolls through crafty Reddit pseudonym

Oculus founder and CEO Palmer Luckey has been funding an organization dedicated to posting memes in support of Donald Trump in his campaign for president. Yiannopoulos would be able to give instant credence to then-anonymous Luckey and Nimble America on Reddit as they sought donations. 'The same has been true of many movements for freedom in ...

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  • Salesforce's Einstein puts smart into CRM
Salesforce's Einstein puts smart into CRM

Salesforce will let people get their hands on Einstein for the first time at the company's Dreamforce conference that runs from October 4-7 in San Francisco. Salesforce is bringing artificial intelligence to its cloud platform to help customers interpret a wide array of data. The Service Cloud's new features include the recommended case classif...

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  • How New York City Crowdsourced a Manhunt
How New York City Crowdsourced a Manhunt

Many New York-area commuters on Monday were interrupted by this alert on their cellphones: "WANTED: Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28-yr-old male". The alert, received by millions on their phones almost at the same time, was an electronic "wanted poster" which read "WANTED: Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28-yr-old male".

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  • Google's New Chat App Allo Disappoints
Google's New Chat App Allo Disappoints

The decision will also have significant consequences for law enforcement access to Allo messages. Every conversation you have with Allo will be logged by Google (unless you keep in mind to go incognito). What the company realized in the meantime was that some features like smart replies simply didn't work well unless the algorithms had ac...

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  • Samsung unveils world's fastest 2-terabyte storage device
Samsung unveils world's fastest 2-terabyte storage device

To eke out the extra performance, the 960 Pro has a new Polaris controller, with 5 cores, one of which is dedicated exclusively to handling communications from the SSD to the host. "For more than 30 years, Samsung has continued to push the boundaries of what can be delivered for innovative consumer memory experiences", said Kim Un-soo, a senior v...

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  • PS4 Pro Horizon Zero Dawn not 4K native, but close enough
PS4 Pro Horizon Zero Dawn not 4K native, but close enough

The console doesn't have enough horsepower to render at native 4K i-e 3840x2160 or 8 million pixels. Meaning, a title that claims capable of 4K is actually just "fitting" the graphics in any 4K screen. Another Microsoft executive has struck out at Sony on the subject of 4K gaming. According to Penello, Scorpio's specifications are a direct result...

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  • Google Drive now lets you find docs using natural-language queries
Google Drive now lets you find docs using natural-language queries

This latter addition seems to bring to mind our increasing use of voice-powered queries when interacting with web services and apps, and could be the precursor to broader voice support in Google Drive planned for a later date. Along with these bigger changes, Google Docs is receiving a couple of tweaks, as well, based on user feedback requests. G...

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  • Apple Inc. May Buy British Luxury Carmaker McLaren (AAPL)
Apple Inc. May Buy British Luxury Carmaker McLaren (AAPL)

It took the name McLaren Technology Group in 2015 to reflect its diversification strategy. When reached by SiliconBeat, an Apple spokeswoman said the company has no comment on the Financial Times story . It's also been rumored that Apple would outsource the manufacturing of an Apple Car to an outside company, such as BMW or Magna. Althou...

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  • AT&T promises multi-gigabit internet speeds with powerline-hugging Project AirGig
AT&T promises multi-gigabit internet speeds with powerline-hugging Project AirGig

An intellectual property of AT&T, project AirGig has just kicked off its journey on opening a transmission line based broadband connection for the whole world. So AT&T made a decision to use stuff most places had already to piggyback a wi-fi signal. AT&T has been testing the technology at its own outdoor facilities to positive results, and ...

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  • Nikon goes pro with its second 4K action camera
Nikon goes pro with its second 4K action camera

The higher-end $499 KeyMission 360 actually comes with two cameras (front and back) to achieve the 360-degree field of view. Nikon also launched two more action cameras during Photokina 2016 - the KeyMission 170 and KeyMission 80, which will also go on sale next month for $399.95 (approximately Rs.26,800) and $279.95 (approximately Rs.

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  • Google Trips Trip-Planning App Launches on iOS, Android
Google Trips Trip-Planning App Launches on iOS, Android

Google Trips wants to help you with all of those things, and you can use it even when offline. This ensures that travelers have everything they need at their fingertips so they spend less time trying to search the internet for information and more actually taking in their surroundings.

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  • Pokemon Go Plus Debuts
Pokemon Go Plus Debuts

These areas include Russia, China, and parts of Asia and Africa. Out of 4,000 tweets amassed during the period for the study , the team discovered that 33 per cent of tweets indicated that a driver, passenger or pedestrian was distracted by Pokemon Go , suggesting there were 113,993 total incidences reported on Twitter in just 10 days.

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  • Apple Confirms A Glitch With Lightning EarPods Using the iPhone 7
Apple Confirms A Glitch With Lightning EarPods Using the iPhone 7

Solution? Apple is investigating this issue. If the problem persists even after a restart, Apple advises to remove and re-insert the SIM card. The bug reportedly shows up after you've left the EarPods plugged into the iPhone 7 for a few minutes.

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  • INRIX Selected by Waze to Supply Global Parking Data
INRIX Selected by Waze to Supply Global Parking Data

According to NBC Bay Area , the new " where to park " feature shows drivers where the closest available parking spot to their destination is at and offers to add that spot to the GPS-guided route either before the route starts or when the driver nears his or her intended destination.

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  • GoPro reveal their first drone: Karma - plus all new…
GoPro reveal their first drone: Karma - plus all new…

But the new camera now has a 2-inch touch display with simplified controls, similar to what we've been getting (and loving) with the Hero4 Silver or a Hero4 Black with an LCD backpack accessory attached. GoPro is offering package prices with a Hero 5 or Hero 5 session included, and is undercutting the price of DJI's Phantom 4 drone by a cons...

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  • Google Pixel stars in a Nest ad, live images captured
Google Pixel stars in a Nest ad, live images captured

After finding out details on pricing and spotting the phone in a Nest ad , Android Police completed the trifecta today by snagging some actual photos of the devices themselves. The Google Nexus Pixel and Pixel XL may sport 2560 x 1440 pixels and 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution and could be decked with a 13MP rear camera with some wonderf...

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