• Amazon's Echo Look companion app goes live
Amazon's Echo Look companion app goes live

Dish is the first TV provider to offer direct compatibility with Amazon Alexa . It can perform all the essential Echo functions like reading news, playing audiobooks, launching apps, setting timers, and more. The new feature will work across DISH's live, recorded, and on-demand content, as well as Netflix. Then, enter the code into the Alexa a...

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  • Could oldest human ancestor be from Europe, not Africa?
Could oldest human ancestor be from Europe, not Africa?

It features two partially fused roots, a trait characteristic of early hominids but not ancient apes, a team led by geoscientist Jochen Fuss of the University of Tübingen in Germany reports May 22 in PLOS ONE . Tooth characteristics of a chimpanzee-sized primate that once lived in southeastern European suggest that the primate, known as Graecop...

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  • South African hunter dies after Zimbabwe elephant trampling
South African hunter dies after Zimbabwe elephant trampling

A South African hunter has met his untimely death after he was pursued by an elephant before he was crushed to death. In addition to his wife, Botha is survived by five children. Carika is expected to make the trip to Zimbabwe in the next few days to identify her husband's body and then bring him home. One of the elephants reportedly caught up ...

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  • Rebel Wilson's defamation trial against publisher begins
Rebel Wilson's defamation trial against publisher begins

She said she later legally changed her first name to Rebel and her surname to her matrilineal Wilson. On Monday, Wilson was in the Supreme Court in Melbourne accompanied by her sister Anna, 25, for the start of the three-week trial. "I don't know what other words you would use apart from nasty to describe these articles", she said. As the galle...

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  • Xiaomi Redmi 4 Goes on Sale Tomorrow: Specifications and Offer Details
Xiaomi Redmi 4 Goes on Sale Tomorrow: Specifications and Offer Details

It also sports an infrared sensor which also allows it to be used as a universal remote control. The Redmi 4 is available in three variants and is available in two colours- gold and black. The dual-SIM device has an all-metal body and a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel. The battery on the Redmi 4 remains at 4100 mAh, with Xiaomi promisi...

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  • Dave Burke talks Android O Developer Preview, reference devices and Project Treble
Dave Burke talks Android O Developer Preview, reference devices and Project Treble

You can do it in two ways - manually, or by enrolling yourself in the Android Beta program, we suggest the latter. But that's not it as Android O packs a host of new features that will make multi-tasking easy and fun. As such, users will be able to continue watching a video on YouTube or Netflix without any interruptions while accessing other a...

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  • Global Seed Vault flooded due to record-high temperatures
Global Seed Vault flooded due to record-high temperatures

In an eye-opener to those who had not anticipated any threat to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a giant seed bank 130 meters deep inside the frozen mountain in the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, the structure proved futile 10 years after when ice started melting due to global warming.

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  • Watch 27 minutes of raw gameplay from the new Crucible mode Countdown
Watch 27 minutes of raw gameplay from the new Crucible mode Countdown

Today, Bungie held a reveal event to showcase their upcoming title Destiny 2 . Why use Battle.net for Destiny 2, then? Mark Noteworthy of Bungie , was asked about Destiny 2 on the Nintendo Switch and although he did not deny the possibility, he said that it is something that they will still have to think about.

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  • Microsoft was hoarding patches for WannaCry exploit
Microsoft was hoarding patches for WannaCry exploit

Hackers have used "ransomware" to freeze at least 200,000 computers so far, and they have demanded that users pay up to regain access. Also enjoying strong protection from liability over the cyber attack is the U.S. An analysis by The Register revealed that the patches weren't new, though, and had been around since February 2017. Then, just as qu...

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  • India has no substance in Jadhav case
India has no substance in Jadhav case

He was accused by the Pakistani government of fomenting terrorist activities in the restive south-west province of Baluchistan, and sentenced to death the following month. The Shiv Sena also praised Indian lawyer Harish Salve, saying the effective manner in which he presented his case led to the verdict in the country's favour.

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  • WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities
WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

The crippling ransomware, which has ripped through 150 countries and already affected some 200,000 computers - including critical NHS systems - is a "wake up call", the technology giant warned. Hackers are thought to be using "ransomware" to carry out the attack, a type of malicious software that blocks access to data until a ransom is paid and dis...

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  • New OnePlus 5 Poses For The Camera Again
New OnePlus 5 Poses For The Camera Again

Otherwise, this prototype doesn't really say much about the OnePlus 5. Probably. This likely means that DxO will help OnePlus to fine-tune the camera on the 5 to produce images that will compete with some of the other highly rated DxO-approved phone makers.

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  • LeGarrette Blount ready to fill any role the Eagles want
LeGarrette Blount ready to fill any role the Eagles want

As good as a spot this is for Blount, he is nowhere near RB1 status like a season ago. The 30-year-old Blount is listed by the Eagles at 6-foot, 250 pounds, although a quick spin around the World Wide Web will produce several different variations of weight.

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  • Who Is Taylor Swift's Alleged New Romance Joe Alwyn?
Who Is Taylor Swift's Alleged New Romance Joe Alwyn?

But now that drought is over, and here we are again. This isn't the first time Taylor's real-estalked a boyfriend and not the first time she's dated a younger guy who still lives at home - remember Conor Kennedy? As Joe reportedly still lives with his mom and dad, #TaylorSwift has been spotted arriving at her own rented pad in the Big Smoke - s...

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  • Google Inks Deal with Volvo
Google Inks Deal with Volvo

Under the agreement Volvo, the Swedish-based Chinese-owned carmaker, is moving from a Microsoft operating system for its latest in-car app systems, and will instead work with Google to develop the next generation of Volvo's in-car infotainment and connectivity systems.

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  • Seoul's defense chief confirms THAAD radar detected N. Korea's missile launch
Seoul's defense chief confirms THAAD radar detected N. Korea's missile launch

Israeli-based security firm Intezer Labs said it agreed with the North Korea attribution. Experts don't know if North Korea was behind the outbreak of ransomware attacks that affected hundreds of thousands of computers since Friday, but the secretive regime has been linked to other major hacking cases.

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  • China's Xi Says Belt and Road Initiative Must Reject Protectionism
China's Xi Says Belt and Road Initiative Must Reject Protectionism

State owned banks are to invest another $40bn to boost infrastructure, industrial capacity and financing along the new silk road, which now extends beyond Africa and Eastern Europe to South America. Over the weekend, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi rejected China's offer to participate in the ambitious "Belt and Road" global investment i...

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  • Intel and AMD are going to war with next-gen CPUs
Intel and AMD are going to war with next-gen CPUs

The 7800X chip has a 3.5 GHz base clock with a 4.0 GHz boost clock , with an 8.25 MB L3 cache and 28 PCIe lanes. As you can see the Core i9-7920X really is a monster, with the multi-core test score pushing 1760, leaving the Core i7-6950X in its rear view mirror, and the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X in its dust.

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  • Amazon launches new Echo with a touchscreen
Amazon launches new Echo with a touchscreen

Watch the video below for a demonstration of all the features that come along with the Echo Show . Unlike its round predecessors , the new Echo Show is angular . Amazon started taking pre-orders for the new $229.99 Amazon Echo Show with screen online. Alexa Calling is a free voice calling and messaging service.

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  • Rohtak gangrape: Two accused sent to 7-day police remand
Rohtak gangrape: Two accused sent to 7-day police remand

Just days before that, the mother says, she was tracking the news of the death sentence being confirmed by the Supreme Court for the four men who gang-raped a young student in a moving bus in Delhi, leaving her without her intestines. "The sixth may also be related in some way", a police official said. The brutality of the case has sparked comparis...

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