• Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 2 update now available
Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 2 update now available

We have incremented the Android Platform API version number to 24 to match Nougat. As Android Wear apps will soon be able to run independently of a phone, Google added a bunch of design elements, including navigation and action drawers in the first Developer Preview.

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  • Obama to send 560 troops to Iraq
Obama to send 560 troops to Iraq

The blast killed 12 and wounded up to 37, he added. The latest United States surge comes less than three months after Washington announced it would dispatch about 200 more soldiers to accompany Iraqi troops advancing towards Mosul. The Islamic State, also known as Daesh in Arabic, has controlled Iraq's second largest city of Mosul for the past tw...

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  • Stocks rising in afternoon; Dow trades above record high
Stocks rising in afternoon; Dow trades above record high

Federal Reserve officials, including the presidents of the Minneapolis and St. Louis Fed, have suggested that the central bank was unlikely to raise interest rates in the near-term. Increasing prospects of global economic health boosted shares, while Alcoa reported a smaller-than-expected drop in quarterly profit, sending the aluminum producer...

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  • Loretta Lynch Really Doesn't Want To Talk About Clinton's Damn Emails
Loretta Lynch Really Doesn't Want To Talk About Clinton's Damn Emails

Mr. Goodlatte also asked Ms. Lynch to detail her understanding of the key parts of law that govern classified information. "The buck stops with you", said Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin. "I find it extraordinary that after a three-and-a-half hour interview so quickly a recommendation was made", Gohmert said. "He's chosen to provid...

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  • Google hires team from online content sharing service Kifi
Google hires team from online content sharing service Kifi

Google has hired Kifi's team , which will work on Space , Google's group chat app. The startup was building extensions of collection and search of links shared in social apps, and for offering recommendations for further links. "We also spent significant time creating a service that overlays context on your browsing and sharing experiences to in...

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  • No Xbox Briefing at Gamescom This Year, Microsoft Confirms
No Xbox Briefing at Gamescom This Year, Microsoft Confirms

Microsoft doesn't say what exactly this experience will entail, although it plans on sharing more details in the near future. This is a big change, as Microsoft's Gamescom 2015 briefing was packed with news. We also announced Xbox Play Anywhere, a new program which lets gamers buy a game once and play it on both their Windows 10 PC and Xbox One. ...

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  • Watch Where Pokemon Go Leads You
Watch Where Pokemon Go Leads You

Niantic was forced to admit its mistakes on Monday after computer security experts realized that the video game gets a rare level of access to your Google account. As the game took the United States by storm, Nintendo's shares surged by a quarter in value on Monday to their highest level since November. The combination of the game and the real...

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  • Pokemon Go Has Already Made $14M
Pokemon Go Has Already Made $14M

The app's popularity has sent shares in Nintendo - which invested in the game's developer, Niantic Inc, after it was spun off from tech giant Google - soaring by more than 40 percent over three trading sessions in Japan. Players can also battle their team's defended gyms to level up their Pokemon and increase the prestige of the gym, as wel...

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  • NASA spacecraft returns first image of Jupiter since entering orbit
NASA spacecraft returns first image of Jupiter since entering orbit

An image captured 2.7 million miles away is giving the first look at Jupiter from NASA's Juno Spacecraft. As luck would have it, you can also see Jupiter's giant red spot in the image . While the images it will capture may be helpful to scientists, NASA said that it is not considered as one of the science instruments of the Juno missio...

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  • Amazon Prime Day discounts: TVs, tablets, games and more
Amazon Prime Day discounts: TVs, tablets, games and more

Prime Day has prompted a wide spectrum of reaction from rival retailers. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 82,839,882 shares of the company's stock, valued at $55,609,584,387.78. Prime Day past year spurred "Christmas in July"-type sales from Target , Macy's and Best Buy as well as Wal-Mart". The inaugur...

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  • Lenovo Vibe C2 Announced : And It's Not The Next Moto E
Lenovo Vibe C2 Announced : And It's Not The Next Moto E

As and when this info is made available, we'll have it covered right here, so stay tuned. We guess Lenovo will be launching the Vibe C2 in other markets as well, so we'll keep an eye for its official release date and pricing. It is powered by a 1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P processor with Mali-T720 GPU paired with 1GB of RAM. The battery insi...

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  • SMDH Holocaust Museum Tells Idiots: Stop Playing 'Pokémon Go' Here
SMDH Holocaust Museum Tells Idiots: Stop Playing 'Pokémon Go' Here

The Washington Post reports that the Museum has been designated a "PokeStop" in the game, a location where users can pick up supplies and other free virtual items. The Holocaust Museum, for example, wants to keep Pokemon out. A 37-year-old gamer identified only as Angie said, "It's not like we came here to play, but gotta catch 'em all".

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  • Markets Right Now: Dow Jones industrials close at a record
Markets Right Now: Dow Jones industrials close at a record

The S&P/TSX index soared 112.41 points at 14,474.29 this morning. Sandven said rather than recommending investors pile into USA government debt, he likes the 66% of S&P 500 companies offering dividends above the yield the 10-year Treasury note provides.

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  • Aiming to announce Friday, Trump narrows VP list
Aiming to announce Friday, Trump narrows VP list

Chris Christie , a one-time rival who has become one of Trump's most trusted advisers. Slate writer Jim Newell posited the theory that the speculation about Mike Pence is a red herring. "Every once in a while, problems will happen, and we're going to take care of those problems... but we have to treat our police with respect", he said.

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  • Senator probes Pokemon GO maker over data privacy concerns
Senator probes Pokemon GO maker over data privacy concerns

Google has also confirmed to ABC News that it will soon reduce the game's account permission so that it can only access the most basic profile data required for the game to function. When you log in to the game after installing the patch, the game only requests access to your username and email. "We recently discovered that the Pokémon GO a...

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  • Gaga Over Pokemon Go: Why Everyone Is Talking About Newest Gaming Craze
Gaga Over Pokemon Go: Why Everyone Is Talking About Newest Gaming Craze

But there has been a lot of public concern about zealous game players who stray onto private property in a situation where the game automatically places a character in a non-public virtual space. The game's maker, Niantic, says it is working to correct this problem and no personal information has yet been accessed. For starters, the websit...

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  • How Much Money has Pokemon Go Made Already? $14M
How Much Money has Pokemon Go Made Already? $14M

Experts discovered Monday that many gave permission to the "Pokemon Go" app to access their entire Google account such as email, calendars, Google docs and anything else that users store with their Google credentials. Since the game is free to play and developer Niantic hasn't released any numbers yet, we have to rely on estimates such as Th...

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  • Obama to Visit Dallas in Wake of Police Shooting Deaths
Obama to Visit Dallas in Wake of Police Shooting Deaths

Barack Obama must be counting down the days until his term as President is over as America continues to become more unsettled. Mr Obama has faced criticism from some quarters of the police who blame him in part for the apparent escalation in racial violence, and say he has not been supportive enough of law enforcement.

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  • Singapore: Australian expat gets fired after Pokémon Go rant on Facebook
Singapore: Australian expat gets fired after Pokémon Go rant on Facebook

The employee, Sonny Truyen who is from Australia, had been working with the firm for only one week when he posted the rant on Facebook. Truyen is said to have earlier worked in Malaysia and Australia. "Besides, for a small nation like Singapore , growth is the only way to survive and the truth is we need foreigners to join us as much as the foreig...

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  • N.Korea threatens
N.Korea threatens "physical response" against US THAAD system deployment

North Korea called United States sanctions as the equivalent to a declaration of war . Hours later, Pyongyang's foreign ministry said that the deployment of the THADD system would increase the possibility of a nuclear war between North Korea and America.

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