• Instagram Expands 'Stories' Feature to Explore Tab
Instagram Expands 'Stories' Feature to Explore Tab

Instagram has started displaying Stories atop the Explore tab in a bid to get more people to tune into its two-month-old clone of Snapchat Stories. Back in August, Instagram introduced a new "Instagram Stories" feature, allowing Instagram users to post temporary images and videos to their profile.

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  • Michael Moore had made a surprise Donald Trump documentary
Michael Moore had made a surprise Donald Trump documentary

Moore said in a September Facebook post that he was planning an "October Surprise" for the election, before detailing how his one-man show in OH fell through. The film's regular run at the theater will begin Wednesday. "See the film Ohio Republicans tried to shut down. Four times as many people came out to vote here for Donald Trump in this yea...

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  • Confident Clinton expanding her campaign into 'red' states
Confident Clinton expanding her campaign into 'red' states

Senate to Democratic control and seriously carve into the current Republican majority in the House of Representatives. The news came as Clinton is trying to expand her edge over Trump - even in Republican territory. It was barely three weeks ago that Donald Trump opened the first presidential debate by asking, with faux deference, if it was...

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  • Led Coalition Attacks 17 Daesh Positions to Aid Peshmerga Offensive on Mosul
Led Coalition Attacks 17 Daesh Positions to Aid Peshmerga Offensive on Mosul

However, the battle is likely to be long and it was unclear when the troops would enter the city itself. With no safe routes out of Mosul, numerous besieged city's 1.5 million residents are expected to be caught in the fighting. Thousands of Iraqi troops have moved into position for the battle in recent weeks, and new military staging areas have ...

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  • Countdown to Rosetta comet collision
Countdown to Rosetta comet collision

Despite travelling at just 1.1mph - walking pace - Rosetta is not designed for landing, so various components will nearly certainly be crushed as it dumps down. " Thank you Rosetta ", ESA Director General Jan Woerner tweeted after the landing. Dr Matt Taylor, a British scientist on the project, said: "The implications are all over the place".

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  • Rockstar Games drops major hints for Red Dead Redemption sequel
Rockstar Games drops major hints for Red Dead Redemption sequel

Word on the street is that the next Red Dead Redemption game will actually be a prequel, and not a sequel . Naturally, and judging by the fact that the background is a little smudgy and gritty looking, the general consensus is that a Red Dead Redemption sequel announcement is coming soon.

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  • Global Deal Reached to Limit Powerful Greenhouse Gases
Global Deal Reached to Limit Powerful Greenhouse Gases

CCTV America's Jessica Stone gave us this report. While the Paris agreement included pledges by almost every country to cut emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the fossil fuels that power vehicles, electric plants and factories, the new Kigali deal has a single target: chemical coolants called hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, used in air c...

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  • No. 13 Ole Miss falls at No. 22 Arkansas
No. 13 Ole Miss falls at No. 22 Arkansas

Ole Miss (3-3, 1-2 SEC) had possession and was up 30-27, but two drops prevented the Rebels from picking up a first down and sustaining a drive. Arkansas held the ball for over 40 minutes and it helped limit Ole Miss' opportunities. He completed just 46 percent of his passes while throwing one touchdown and one interception. After a 39-yard ki...

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  • Wozniacki, Mladenovic to play for Hong Kong Open title
Wozniacki, Mladenovic to play for Hong Kong Open title

Wozniacki, who won the Pan Pacific Open last month, will look to secure her second Tour title of the year when she takes on Mladenovic. In Linz, Austria, Madison Keys withdrew from her semi-final of the Generali Ladies event against Viktorija Golubic citing illness.

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  • China set to launch manned space mission Shenzhou 11 on Monday
China set to launch manned space mission Shenzhou 11 on Monday

China said that its space programme is for peaceful purposes, but the US Defence Department has highlighted its increasing capabilities, saying it was pursuing activities aimed to prevent adversaries from using space-based assets in a crisis.

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  • European lander released to begin final descent to Mars
European lander released to begin final descent to Mars

In this artist impression provided by the European Space Agency, ESA, the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter, TGO, right, and its entry, descent and landing demonstrator module, Schiaparelli , center, approaching Mars. That set it on the way to a controlled descent to the surface on Wednesday. So far, only the United States has successfully operated rove...

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  • Note 7s banned by Air NZ
Note 7s banned by Air NZ

The Department of Transportation has issued an order banning the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 from all flights in the country. Air Berlin has banned the phones with immediate effect. You might even be prevented from boarding if you have one on you when taking a flight. It warned that people who packed the devices in checked luggage raised the risk o...

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  • Alitalia bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from flights
Alitalia bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from flights

And you can bet they'll be a lot stricter about this than that travel-size conditioner that doesn't quite let your clear plastic baggie zip up. The threat of a fine and criminal prosecution hangs over anyone considering flouting the ban. More recent incidents involving replacement phones containing batteries built by a second manufacturer appear ...

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  • Hunter's Moon supermoon: Where to see the rare phenomenon
Hunter's Moon supermoon: Where to see the rare phenomenon

An autumn phenomenon, the hunter's moon is the full moon after the harvest moon. This change is enough to notice with the unaided eye, though the Moon is deceptively smaller than it appears: you could, for example, line up 654 "Supermoons" around the local horizon from end to end.

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  • Call of Duty Infinite Warfare Beta
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare Beta "Will Be Up Shortly"

The beta will then go offline and return on October 21st to October 24th for Xbox One with three Combat Rigs, three multiplayer maps and several modes - including the new Defender - along with crafting and weapon prototypes. Built around six distinct playstyles, these new combat systems, or suits, offer a whole new level of customization for the pl...

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  • Keith Lamont Scott funeral is underway near Charleston
Keith Lamont Scott funeral is underway near Charleston

Scott was also struck in the back, introducing room for a different chain of events from that reported by police. According to the report, Scott specifically suffered gunshot wounds to his left back, left abdomen and left wrist. According to the autopsy, Scott was ultimately killed by the gunshot wounds in his back and abdomen. Bamberg goes on ...

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  • Sony May Owe Original PS3 Owners $55
Sony May Owe Original PS3 Owners $55

The lawsuit points out the feature that the PS3 had at launch called "OtherOS". However, due to what the company said were security concerns, Sony chose to pull the plug on the feature by removing it through an April 2010 update on the PlayStation 3's system software.

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  • Approaching tropical storm prompts delay of NASA's OA-5 mission
Approaching tropical storm prompts delay of NASA's OA-5 mission

That is, if Hurricane Nicole - now on course to hit Bermuda on Thursday - gets out of the way in time. Earlier this week, a Friday launch was announced, but it was then pushed back to Sunday because of Hurricane Nicole, churning past Bermuda.

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  • Donald Trump on accuser:
Donald Trump on accuser: "She would not be my first choice"

Slim is the largest shareholder of The New York Times , with about 17 percent ownership, and he has personally given up to $500,000 to the Clinton Foundation. Slim is the largest individual shareholder of the Times - with a % share of the company - although the Sulzberger family still owns a controlling stake .

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  • Verizon to close call centers in 5 states
Verizon to close call centers in 5 states

The company said the decision followed slow growth in its wireless business. "We've given our employees ample time to think through their other choices and options so they can make the best decision for themselves", Ancin said. As Verizon Communications announces a round of call center closings nationwide, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration and t...

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