• Uber updates app so that customers can set destination to a person
Uber updates app so that customers can set destination to a person

That's in a way Uber realizing that when someone requests a ride, the whole point is that they have a destination in mind and would rather tell Uber where to take them upfront instead of telling it where to pick them up. Connect your calendar, and Uber will automatically turn meetings and appointments into shortcuts . The news has brought ...

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  • Did Wikileaks just uncover Clinton's mole within the DOJ?
Did Wikileaks just uncover Clinton's mole within the DOJ?

That House Judiciary Committee hearing on May 19, 2015, was titled "Monitor Justice Department's Civil Tax and Environment and Natural Resources", and as Kadzik mentioned, the head of Justice Department's civil division, Benjamin Mizer, testified.

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  • Sony Music apologizes for Japanese band's Nazi-like outfits
Sony Music apologizes for Japanese band's Nazi-like outfits

They said they are taking the incident seriously and will make sure it does not happen again. The girls wore black capes and black peaked caps emblazoned with a silver eagle-like emblem, extremely similar to the infamous Nazi insignia, at an October 22 event in Yokohama in the run-up to Halloween.

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  • Newest Victoria's Secret Angel, Josephine Skriver, Reveals Show Look
Newest Victoria's Secret Angel, Josephine Skriver, Reveals Show Look

The Weeknd won't be the first artist to perform while his significant other struts. The singer, born Abel Tesfaye, also dates model Bella Hadid, who is walking in the show for her first time . The Victoria's Secret show will be staged in Paris for the first time, marking a break from its usual location of NY. The popular R&B artist, who per...

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  • Some progress in Ford negotiations: union
Some progress in Ford negotiations: union

The union representing 6,700 autoworkers at Ford's operations in Canada said late Monday that despite some movement in bargaining it wasn't confident that a deal between the two sides could be reached before a looming strike deadline. The nearby Windsor Engine plant will continue assembling the 6.8-litre engine it now makes, through the four years ...

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  • Crew Leaves Space Station, Returns to Earth
Crew Leaves Space Station, Returns to Earth

The three worldwide crew members of Expedition 49 have safely landed in Kazakhstan, concluding their 115-day mission in orbit. Their journey back to Earth marks the first complete mission to and from the orbital lab for a new generation of Soyuz spacecraft with upgraded features.

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  • Clinton runs up campaign cash advantage over Trump
Clinton runs up campaign cash advantage over Trump

Trump's unfavorable rating of 60.4 out of 100 percent is higher than Clinton's at 52.9 and all of the previous presidential candidates in American history. In spite of the close call in the race, 59 percent of voters assume Clinton will win as the 45th President of the United States. The presidential race has been notably stable for months - r...

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  • Worldwide maritime organization agrees to stringent sulfur emissions limits
Worldwide maritime organization agrees to stringent sulfur emissions limits

The IMO said shipping now accounts for about 2.2% of global CO2 emissions, yet 13 percent of Sulphur Dioxide emissions and 15 percent of nitrogen oxide emissions. Large container ships of 15,000-18,000 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) consume up to 300 tonnes of high-sulphur fuel a day at sea, while a 300,000 deadweight tonne (DWT) supertanker guzzl...

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  • Apple releases new Macbook Pro
Apple releases new Macbook Pro

Unless you want to be scolded by Jony Ive's voice, below are some things Apple has explicitly told developers not to do with the Touch bar. The new laptop, which has been favoured by those in the creative industry for years, is a key part of Apple's Mac computer line, but has stood stagnant in recent times, seeing only small specifications in...

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  • Tesla's Musk adds solar roofs to his clean energy vision
Tesla's Musk adds solar roofs to his clean energy vision

Peter Rive, another cousin and co-founder of SolarCity , said he expects solar roofs to have a five percent share of the roofing market within two years. He then showcased several houses with different roofing styles and said they were all solar, with solar panels embedded into glass shingles. The roof tiles are made with extremely strong t...

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  • Mourinho charged by English FA for ref comments
Mourinho charged by English FA for ref comments

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on the "phenomenal" Michael Carrick but admits he can not ask him to play every game. "But it is true we have six games in a row without a win". Mourinho initially used Pogba as one of the deeper midfielders but has pushed him forward recently, including in Wednesday's 1-0 win over Manchester...

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  • Countries OK world's largest marine reserve in Antarctica
Countries OK world's largest marine reserve in Antarctica

In the Ross Sea region of Antarctica, the Adélie penguins have been observed to travel an average of 13,000 kilometres during the year from their breeding to their winter foraging grounds. At the meeting, the members also took the decision to facilitate scientific research and exploration of marine areas exposed following the retreat or collapse of...

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  • Gambia joins African queue to leave ICC
Gambia joins African queue to leave ICC

Some countries are wary of The Hague, Netherlands-based court's powers, seeing it as potential interference. Burundi said on Wednesday that it had officially notified the United Nations (UN) of its decision to quit the ICC. Charges have been dropped against 3 persons due to their deaths. According to ICC, the withdrawal will only come into e...

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  • Poll numbers close as Marco Rubio, Patrick Murphy prepare for final debate
Poll numbers close as Marco Rubio, Patrick Murphy prepare for final debate

They were concerned the Florida U.S. Senate seat could be at risk in the November 8 election, when the majority could tip back to Democrats. Murphy shot back, "Senator, if you voted as much as you lied, you might actually be a decent senator".

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  • Donald Trump Up Slightly in New Florida Poll
Donald Trump Up Slightly in New Florida Poll

Millennials have been seen as a particularly important demographic for Clinton to win over. Voters do not directly elect the president. Since his exit from the race, some millennials have been reluctant to support Clinton, opting to back third-party candidates instead.

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  • Trump's Hollywood star vandalized
Trump's Hollywood star vandalized

Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President Leron Gubler says it will take several days for the fixes to be completed. A video obtained by Deadline Hollywood and posted online Wednesday showed a man wearing a hard hat and a safety vest taking a sledgehammer and then a pickax to the star.

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  • Man jumps off highway overpass with two children, dies
Man jumps off highway overpass with two children, dies

Two boys are recovering from serious injuries they sustained when their father grabbed them and jumped from a highway bridge into an embankment following a domestic dispute with his wife, New Jersey State Police said. Spincken took the children and drove off to Wanaque Passaic County. The state had installed 10-to-12-foot preventive fenci...

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  • Great British Bake Off Final 2016
Great British Bake Off Final 2016

On her website she says she bakes everyday from breads, cakes or patisseries. Jo Wheatley was crowned the victor of series two and the mum-of-three has gone on to become a food writer and set up a cookery school from her home in Essex. Paul Hollywood is following the show when it moves to Channel 4 , while fellow judge Berry and hosts Mel Gi...

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  • Apple AirPods delayed because they're not ready for consumers
Apple AirPods delayed because they're not ready for consumers

Apple Inc said on Wednesday that its wireless AirPod headphones, which were suppose to hit the market this month, will be delayed. We shouldn't lose hope though that Apple has abandoned the AirPods. Apple's new wireless, $180 AirPods have less than a week to meet their original shipping target of "late October," and now the company has confirme...

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  • Pokemon GO Halloween Event Starting October 26
Pokemon GO Halloween Event Starting October 26

On US smartphones, since the end of September Pokemon Go downloads have fallen closer to the level of longstanding top game titles like Words With Friends, Clash of Clans and Candy Crush, according to SurveyMonkey Intelligence. It's time for Niantic to put its thinking-boots on and start making some changes to retain its players and attract new...

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