• Former Lions running back Jahvid Best to compete as sprinter at Olympics
Former Lions running back Jahvid Best to compete as sprinter at Olympics

Best, who will compete in the 100-meter dash, becomes the first person with prior National Football League experience to qualify for the Summer Games. Best, 27, had been petitioning to make the team since May. "When I think [about] the road I have traveled to get here I get tons of emotions", Best said in a statement , according to NBC Olympic...

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  • Facebook Makes Little Progress in Race, Gender Diversity
Facebook Makes Little Progress in Race, Gender Diversity

However, many companies have been found to have failed or made little progress in improving diversity. Maxine Williams, Facebook's global director of diversity, was keen to point out that while the baseline numbers have not changed much, Facebook is trending in the right direction.

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  • Pokemon Go takes world by storm, earning $1.6m daily in revenues
Pokemon Go takes world by storm, earning $1.6m daily in revenues

It is Pokemon Go's presence in the real world that sets it apart. To further advance in the game, players must seek out places in their communities, like historical landmarks, which in the game are called Pokestops and gyms . Unlike pretty much every other Pokemon , Eevee has a lot of different evolutions that they can turn into, with the recen...

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  • Pokemon Go's success seen spurring AR tech in mobile games
Pokemon Go's success seen spurring AR tech in mobile games

After just a week of availability, the game already has more daily active users than decade-old social network Twitter, and nearly as many as Snapchat and Google Maps. Some " Pokemon Go " players today, said they weren't anxious about it. The recent ban on the use of English language in video games released in China, coupled with the fact that ...

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  • China says 'cannot loose one centimetre' of disputed area
China says 'cannot loose one centimetre' of disputed area

China reacted furiously to the calls by Western countries for the decision to be adhered to and now it has turned rhetoric and threats on Australia and Bishop. "We want to stress that if anyone wants to use the ruling to take any action that provokes China's interests, the Chinese side will definitely respond resolutely", he said.

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  • Here's the easiest way to find restaurants with 'Pokémon GO' stops
Here's the easiest way to find restaurants with 'Pokémon GO' stops

Yelp's new filter shows users business located near a Pokestop. Fans who had learned of the app have said that the Pokestop filter option is made available in the form of a review. I'm sure sometime in the future Niantic Labs will likely work with certain business finders in order to help make the process a lot more painless and more integrated.

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  • Qandeel Baloch: 'Pakistan's Kim Kardashian' allegedly strangled by brother in 'honour killing'
Qandeel Baloch: 'Pakistan's Kim Kardashian' allegedly strangled by brother in 'honour killing'

She posted recently she was "trying to change the typical orthodox mindset of people who don't wanna come out of their shells of false beliefs and old practices". Honour killings are not uncommon in Pakistan with more than 500 - nearly all women - taking place each year. Pakistani volunteers move the body of social media celebrity, Qandeel Balo...

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  • New Mars 2020 rover will be able to 'hear'
New Mars 2020 rover will be able to 'hear'

Like curiosity, it will collect rocks and soil for study and future return to earth for further investigation. Responding to media queries, Geoffrey Yoder, Scientist, NASA's Science Mission Directorate disclosed that the Mars 2020 rover is the first step in the right direction.

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  • Pokemon GO has become the biggest mobile game in USA history
Pokemon GO has become the biggest mobile game in USA history

Whilst Pokemon go is not now available in China, some Chinese are fearful that the hugely popular GPS-based smartphone game could become a Trojan horse for offensive action by the USA and Japan against China. "The bigger it gets in the US, the more frustrated fans are getting in Japan", said Motohiko Tokuriki, chief marketing officer at Tokyo-based...

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  • Donald Trump Introduces Mike Pence As His Running Mate
Donald Trump Introduces Mike Pence As His Running Mate

The selection of Pence was widely praised by conservatives within the Republican, many of whom continue to argue that Trump lacks conservative credentials making them tired about supporting him. Chris Christie, and only zeroed in on Pence in recent days. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump , left, shakes hands with Gov. Mike Pence, R-...

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  • How to request new Gyms and PokeStops in Pokemon GO
How to request new Gyms and PokeStops in Pokemon GO

According to Superdata Research , Pokemon Go has already made upwards of $14 million dollars for the Niantic , the company that created it. Nintendo, The Pokemon Company and Alphabet (the company that owns Google) are all big investors in the game.

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  • China's Version Of Pokemon GO
China's Version Of Pokemon GO

Shares in the Japanese company Nintendo have seen a stellar rise since the release of their augmented reality game Pokemon Go, gaining more than 50%. The app was started as an April fool's joke by Google and later actually developed by Google and Nintendo.

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  • Nintendo Wants to Remove Pokemon Go APKs from the Web
Nintendo Wants to Remove Pokemon Go APKs from the Web

The game has taken off like nothing before, among young and old (no doubt as much about nostalgia as the game itself), with Pokemon being spotted everywhere from Downing Street to Tube train tracks. John Hanke, chief executive of Niantic, said, "Why limit it?" Before Pokemon Go , Niantic developed Ingress , a science-fiction-themed massively ...

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  • Islamic State group claims Nice truck attacker as a 'soldier'
Islamic State group claims Nice truck attacker as a 'soldier'

But the statement quoting a security member of the group said the man was following calls from IS to target nationals of countries fighting it. Islamic State's Amaq news agency described the man who plowed a 19-ton refrigerator truck through crowds watching a fireworks show on Thursday as a "soldier", the Al Jazeera satellite news channel re...

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  • Pokemon GO Plus Release Date: When Will It Launch In Your Country?
Pokemon GO Plus Release Date: When Will It Launch In Your Country?

One day soon, McDonald's might ask you that question. Keep track on a sandwich board or store window which team now controls the nearby Gym and give a discount for the winning team members. "We're aware of the server issues that our players have been experiencing and are working around the clock to resolve them as soon as possible". He added th...

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  • Getting Around in Pokemon Go
Getting Around in Pokemon Go

As only a few parts of the world has gotten their hands on Pokemon GO and with the developers having no plans yet to make it available in other territories, a large amount of fans are still looking to download the Pokemon GO APK. Other government ministries did not respond to faxed questions about the game. "I have looked forward to playi...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Lacking The Love Of Its Elder Giant Sibling
Samsung Galaxy S7 Lacking The Love Of Its Elder Giant Sibling

While the phablet keeps its 5.7-inch format , the new model is expected to bring a host of new features compared with its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 5, presented September 2015 at the IFA trade fair in Berlin, Germany, and never released in Europe.

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  • Pokemon Go officially arrives in the UK on iOS and Android
Pokemon Go officially arrives in the UK on iOS and Android

It is available for download for free download in the Google play store . The China-based studio behind the app told Quartz that it didn't "consider any factors from Pokemon GO " while developing the game, but did add that the title's character designer is a Pokemon fan.

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  • Asean To Keep Mum On South China Sea Ruling, Claims Diplomats
Asean To Keep Mum On South China Sea Ruling, Claims Diplomats

The decision, brought by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague, was welcomed in Manila but Beijing's reaction was anger and rejection, claiming that it "neither accepts nor recognizes" the ruling. The Philippines, under a United Nations treaty governing the seas, had sought arbitration in 2013 on several issues related to its long-run...

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  • Four men held over lorry attack in Nice
Four men held over lorry attack in Nice

She told reporters that Bouhlil had a "fixated look in his eyes". "He was cold and never spoke to anybody", she said. Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel killed 84 people and left scores more critically injured yesterday when he drove a truck through a crowd of people gathered to celebrate France's national day.

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