• Latest Update Brings New Skills To The Amazon Echo
Latest Update Brings New Skills To The Amazon Echo

The plans were announced tonight, in advance of Ford's news conference Tuesday morning at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas . On the auto side of things, you can use Alexa's smart home link functions to control your lights, garage door and other Amazon Echo compatible Internet-connected devices.

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  • Rescue of wild lion from sea in Gujarat
Rescue of wild lion from sea in Gujarat

Local residents also informed the police and forest department about it. Forest department officials and rescue team rushed to spot and tranquilized the lion. The wild animals were photographed and tagged by Global Positioning System during the census. The sheer increase in lion numbers has posed new challenges to their safety.

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  • 'Clash Royale' from Supercell now available in iOS in some regions
'Clash Royale' from Supercell now available in iOS in some regions

Clash Royale offers a real-time player-versus-player spin on the chart-dominating multiplayer strategy game Clash of Clans , which alongside the Finnish developer's other two titles, Boom Beach and Hay Day , made $1.7 billion previous year.

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  • SpaceX Falcon 9 landing vertically being hailed: Elon Musk excited
SpaceX Falcon 9 landing vertically being hailed: Elon Musk excited

Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corporation ( SpaceX ) just created history with the successful launch and landing of the powerful Falcon 9 rocket. Enabling rockets to land, be refurbished and re-flown, would slash the cost of launches by a factor of a hundred, Musk predicts. On Thursday, with the rocket vertical on the Florida launc...

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  • New Google Glass outed
New Google Glass outed

In addition, the FCC filing showing the new Google Glass edition also includes a user manual, which is fairly similar to that of the original Glass version. Google's second major attempt at the Google Glass wearable format has been revealed . Some photos show Glass with the nose bridge that helped the earlier version stay on an owner's face, wh...

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  • Natalie Cole has Died
Natalie Cole has Died

She had recently cancelled several concerts and suffered from liver disease. This is a developing story. Her publicist confirmed Cole's death to the Associated Press . After her sophomore album, Natalie, Cole released her first platinum record, Unpredictable , which launched her to superstar status. When she came out of the life-saving su...

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  • Funny Quotes About New Year's Resolutions That Will Make You Laugh!
Funny Quotes About New Year's Resolutions That Will Make You Laugh!

The past few years have been a bit of a harsh one, financially, personally and health-wise so it was time to inaugurate a few changes I thought. While many get overly sentimental about the passing of another year, and way too serious about beting a better person in the forthcoming year, others are just looking for a good laugh.

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  • Now, Microsoft to warn E-mail users of suspected hacking
Now, Microsoft to warn E-mail users of suspected hacking

A report from Reuters suggests that Microsoft only had a change of heart and modified its policy after it was discovered that back in 2011, the Chinese government had apparently attempted to hack Hotmail to gain access to the accounts of Tibetan and Uighur minority leaders.

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  • NASA's New Horizons paints Pluto in psychedelic Christmas colours
NASA's New Horizons paints Pluto in psychedelic Christmas colours

It will be a long time before human beings can look out the window of a spacecraft and enjoy the view of the dwarf planet Pluto as they fly by. According to NASA's New Horizons blog , the spacecraft captured the images with an infrared spectrometer instrument called LEISA.

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  • 19 levees in Illinois, Missouri monitored for flooding
19 levees in Illinois, Missouri monitored for flooding

Rain-swollen rivers across Missouri were still rising on Wednesday, with widespread flooding forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people, closing part of a major interstate highway and threatening to wash out scores of structures. "It is absolutely devastating and we're begging for help", said Don Smith, the mayor of Rockaway Beach, a small resort...

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  • Teen shot dead near FAU identified as Nicholas Max Acosta, 19
Teen shot dead near FAU identified as Nicholas Max Acosta, 19

Boca Raton Police said Henry texted the victim, Nick Acosta, asking to buy drugs. Investigators said they are searching for at least five suspects who arrived and left the area around the time of the shooting. FAU students also received an alert which read: "There was a shooting off-campus, Boca Raton, at the Univ. Park Apt Complex". "This is a t...

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  • When will Star Wars The Force Awakens be on Netflix Canada?
When will Star Wars The Force Awakens be on Netflix Canada?

That smashes the previous opening day record of $91.1 million, set by 2011's "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2". The seventh installment in the Star Wars franchise opened officially in 4,134 theaters on Friday. This all comes after studio estimates showed that The Force Awakens exploded out of the box office at Thursday night previews...

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  • Elon Musk over the moon as SpaceX makes history with rocket landing
Elon Musk over the moon as SpaceX makes history with rocket landing

This was an especially big day for SpaceX since it was Falcon 9's first launch since an accidental explosion in June while the rocket was carrying supplies to the ISS. And if all goes well, as it did on Monday, the rocket lands softly and safely back on terra firma. Following the landing, SpaceX's engineers began removing excess fuel and ox...

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  • Air India offloads 19 US-bound students
Air India offloads 19 US-bound students

At least 30 were deported when they landed in the US on the Air India carriers, after which the airline refused to carry 19 more students with admission in maintaining that was following a "communication" received from US Customs and Border Protection Agency that the two universities Silicon Valley University and North Western Polytechnic Colle...

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  • State Public Health reports stomach flu cases on the rise
State Public Health reports stomach flu cases on the rise

The existence of a new strain means that if a person has already suffered from norovirus before, they won't be able to produce antibodies to protect them from this variation. Norovirus can lead to dehydration, especially among children, older adults and people with other illnesses. The disease struck again in August at a Ventura County Chipotl...

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  • Merry Moon: Rare full moon on Christmas Day
Merry Moon: Rare full moon on Christmas Day

Therefore the moon passes closer to overhead, enhancing the overall effect. We won't have another full moon on a Christmas Day until 2034. NASA snapped some dashing images of the 3,600-foot asteroid, which will fly close enough to see with a telescope, but thankfully won't be any trouble for the man with all the toys.

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  • Steam having serious issues with account security at the moment
Steam having serious issues with account security at the moment

That said, the site recommends not attempting to remove your credit card, PayPal account, or anything of the sort. Your best course of action right now is to do nothing though, as trying to sign in could make it worse. Valve's PC gaming platform Steam is now undergoing a major security issue, logging users into other people's accounts - seemingly...

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  • Google celebrates X-mas holidays with doodle
Google celebrates X-mas holidays with doodle

A simple ribbon with "Google" imprinted on it is seen in the doodle. These doodles are visible each time you open a new Google homepage. Check out this space for more awesome posts!! Doodle artist Robinson Wood has created several festive homes that are inspired by paper craft models and cut outs.

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  • California Could Forgive Volkswagen After the Dieselgate Scandal
California Could Forgive Volkswagen After the Dieselgate Scandal

The letter suggests that CARB release Volkswagen from its obligation to fix the vehicles, since there are an "insignificant" number of total affected vehicles within the state of California, and these cars don't present any active emissions-related risk.

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  • Under-pressure Van Gaal walks out of United news conference
Under-pressure Van Gaal walks out of United news conference

However, he remains the manager ahead of the Boxing Day meeting with Stoke City, and Sky Sports News reported on Tuesday that a club meeting held during the day did not involve discussion over the Dutchman's position, despite speculation to the contrary.

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