• London exceeds its 2017 air pollution limit - by January 5
London exceeds its 2017 air pollution limit - by January 5

But less than a week into 2017, Brixton Road has already smashed the limit. Friends of the Earth campaigner Sophie Neuberg said: "Air pollution is a major health threat, particularly to children and other vulnerable people, contributing to nearly 10,000 premature deaths every year in London".

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  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni steps down as India's limited overs cricket captain
Mahendra Singh Dhoni steps down as India's limited overs cricket captain

Keeping that in mind, Dhoni probably thought now is the time to hand over the team to the player who in all likelihood will be the Indian captain across formats for a long time - Virat Kohli. He captained India in 199 ODIs out of which under his captaincy India won 110 and lost 74. Besides these, India is scheduled to play against England in the ...

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  • MS Dhoni vs Virat Kohli in ODIs and T20 Internationals since 2014
MS Dhoni vs Virat Kohli in ODIs and T20 Internationals since 2014

It forced Dhoni to take the call. And when asked by the BCCI chief immediately to name the player who should lead India, Dravid, according to sources suggested Dhoni's name without any hesitation. One of the things he discussed at the post-match interaction was his decision to promote himself up the order. "So with him now not being the leader of t...

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  • Google's CEO Thought Gmail Was a Joke During His Job Interview
Google's CEO Thought Gmail Was a Joke During His Job Interview

After multiple India-first product launches in 2016, Google with Sundar Pichai are back, this time with gifts for the small and medium business. Pichai answered questions from students at an open-air theatre in the campus. "I absolutely with full certainty convinced that India will soon be a global player in the digital economy, it will compete wit...

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  • Apple Obeys Beijing, Removes New York Times App From China Store
Apple Obeys Beijing, Removes New York Times App From China Store

The New York Times has revealed that its digital edition has been removed from Apple's China App Store, as part of a wider move to stop Chinese readers from "accessing independent news coverage". The other way, which isn't so hot for Apple , is if services only make up a larger percentage of Apple's revenue because hardware sales continue to stag...

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  • Activity in French private sector surges to 18-month high - PMIs
Activity in French private sector surges to 18-month high - PMIs

Output in the UK's construction sector increased at its fastest rate for ten months during December, according to a new report. "The manufacturing sector is therefore likely to help overall growth accelerate from the modest 0.2pc pace seen in the third quarter".

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  • Amazon Fire TV To Be Integrated Into Multiple TV Sets
Amazon Fire TV To Be Integrated Into Multiple TV Sets

Lenovo boasts that the Smart Assistant will work virtually the same as an Amazon Echo, but with a few notable differences. But the biggest news is that LG has also partnered with Amazon to integrated Alexa voice control. The Smart Assistant will be powered by an Intel Celeron N3060 processor that includes a 5-watt tweeter and one 10-watt woofer for...

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  • Big-Ticket Spending Rolls on With Record 2016 Canada Auto Sales
Big-Ticket Spending Rolls on With Record 2016 Canada Auto Sales

General Motors Co. said its full-year sales were down 1.3 percent to just over 3 million cars and trucks. An expanding USA economy contributed to new vehicle sales, together with low interest rates on auto loans and cheaper gasoline prices.

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  • Nvidia to build AI vehicle with Audi, launch GeForce-as-a-service
Nvidia to build AI vehicle with Audi, launch GeForce-as-a-service

GeForce Experience already supports live game broadcasting for Twitch and YouTube Live, but supported games (the whole list is here) will soon work with Facebook Live too. GeForce Now is more flexible than existing game streaming services because of this. GeForce Now will still be somewhat limited versus a standard gaming PC, since ...

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  • McLaren shows off new lightweight chassis ahead of supercar reveal
McLaren shows off new lightweight chassis ahead of supercar reveal

It contributes to the first vehicle in the second generation of McLaren's "Sport Series" being 18kg lighter than the 650S, with a dry weight of 1283kg. McLaren claims that the Monocage II will offer a wider cabin entrance and lower sill which will also improve the all-round visibility. It's being reported, a new T-bar shaped roof, meanwhile, will...

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  • CBS joins Hulu's over the top live streaming service
CBS joins Hulu's over the top live streaming service

Hulu has already secured agreement with Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ: FOXA), Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS) and Turner Networks as other providers of live content through Hulu's platform. AT&T had the best value service with its $35-a-month DirecTV Now plan of more than 100 channels, but will increase the price to $60 later this month.

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  • Faraday Future FF91 Launch
Faraday Future FF91 Launch

Now, after one year, Faraday Future showed off its production model FF 91 at CES 2017. Richard Kim, Faraday Future head of design, tells USA TODAY's Marco della Cava what's behind the company's much anticipated electric vehicle. Even the doors are smart-they're able to open automatically and independently, while sensors prevent them from open...

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  • These are the best Xbox One accessories to upgrade your gaming
These are the best Xbox One accessories to upgrade your gaming

Xbox 360 had a wide variety of controller colors for players to choose from, and Xbox One has been catching up over the years. The tech giant Microsoft is all set to launch a new design for its Xbox One Controller in mid-January in the USA after its competitor PlayStation first released a licensed Pro design for its PS4 in 2016.

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  • US Family Sues Apple, Blames FaceTime for Fatal Crash
US Family Sues Apple, Blames FaceTime for Fatal Crash

James had slowed down due to slow-moving traffic from an earlier accident , when another vehicle driven by Garrett Wilhelm slammed into their auto at 65mph. "However, Apple failed to configure the iPhone to automatically "lock out" the ability to utilise " FaceTime " while driving at highway speeds, despite having the technical capability to do so...

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  • Chrysler Portal concept revealed, autonomous MPV for the future
Chrysler Portal concept revealed, autonomous MPV for the future

Each of the six seats can move backwards and forwards to the vehicle's internal extremities and can fold completely flat like a day bed or living space. They include a passenger to passenger intercom system, an interior camera for group photos, an emergency vehicle alert system, facial recognition for vehicle settings and vehicle to vehicle communi...

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  • Move over Google Wifi, Linksys' new Velop router is also mesh-capable
Move over Google Wifi, Linksys' new Velop router is also mesh-capable

In other words, if you are paying for 100Mbps down, Velop should deliver it everywhere in your house. But wireless signals are often obstructed by walls and other objects, making it tough to surf the Web on the second floor when the router is on the first.

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  • 'Rogue One' Tops New Year's Box Office, Crosses $400 Million
'Rogue One' Tops New Year's Box Office, Crosses $400 Million

That's nearly $150 million more than " Finding Nemo " earned at the domestic box office in its day. A release in late May would also put it in the heat of the summer box office season where competition is much higher. "Hasbro does have some "big plans" for this year, and as a parent who grew up on the original Kenner 3.75" action figures and ve...

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  • Samsung to share the cause of the Note 7 issues this month
Samsung to share the cause of the Note 7 issues this month

Samsung has unveiled three new smartphones - Galaxy A3 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017), and Galaxy A7 (2017) - earlier today just ahead of CES 2017. The Galaxy A7 comes with nearly same specifications like the A5, except a 5.7 inch FHD Super AMOLED display screen.

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  • Infiniti's new luxury SUV features revolutionary tech
Infiniti's new luxury SUV features revolutionary tech

The QX50 concept will feature driver-assist technology that may show up in future production models. The QX50 concept vehicle would have the same platform that their future vehicles will have in the future. It will be the first in a new range of SUVs to be introduced by Infiniti. Infiniti said that the high compression would not affect the performa...

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  • Why your WhatsApp might not be working today
Why your WhatsApp might not be working today

In short, users having these smartphones will only be able to use WhatsApp till the app is compatible. It's not yet clear when the app is dropping support for older phone platforms, but the company had said it would do so by the end of 2016.

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