Jay Z Curates a Rap Songwriting Hall of Fame With New Playlist

OutKast , Eminem and Lauryn Hill each have two songs featured on the playlist. While appearing on CBS This Morning to reveal the new inductees, Hall of Famer Nile Rodgers intimated that Jay Z had always been considered but the voting board was ... More..

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Trump promises border wall 'soon, way ahead of schedule'
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Trump promises border wall 'soon, way ahead of schedule'

Because they have no sources. "Let their name be put out", he said. "So, they will say, 'He never got a standing ovation.' They are the worst". And in an alarming response, the CPAC crowd responded by chantin...More..

Verizon Adds a New Prepaid Data Bucket
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Verizon Adds a New Prepaid Data Bucket

If 2GB isn't enough to suit your on-the-go needs, Verizon also offers a larger 5GB prepaid plan for $50/month, essentially tacking three extra gigabytes on for only ten dollars more monthly. The $50 per month...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Bill Belichick could testify in Aaron Hernandez double murder case

Earlier in the month, a defense motion said Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels may testify on the possible meanings of some of Hernandez's tattoos. Patriots owner Robert Kraft testified for the prose...More..

Earth-like planets found orbiting nearby star
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Earth-like planets found orbiting nearby star

In this system, some of the planets could be at the right temperature to have such things as oceans of water, based on the planets' distance from the dwarf star. The scientists also believe the low density meas...More..

Samsung Galaxy S8 gets spotted in the wild
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 gets spotted in the wild

And that device, which goes by the name of Galaxy Tab S3 in leaks and rumors, might reveal one key detail about the Galaxy S8. Good news to Galaxy phone owners who use Windows 10: Samsung plans to make its F...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

"Unexpected" Overwatch Character to be Revealed

Today however, it seems like the only thing anyone ever talks about in regards to Overwatch is the new anticipated hero, Doomfist. Here's what you need to know about what appears to be the next new Overwatch...More..

UPS tests day-to-day drone delivery
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

UPS tests day-to-day drone delivery

Sending a drone from a package vehicle to make just one of those deliveries can reduce costly miles driven. UPS says it hasn't calculated how much the potential shift could help cut costs, but estimates in ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Turkey puts 47 on trial for 'coup plot to kill Erdogan'

The group, mostly soliders, are charged with half a dozen crimes including attempting to assassinate the president and trying to overthrow the government. Also on Monday, Turkey's top judicial body dismissed ...More..

UN Declares 'Man-Made' Famine In South Sudan Amid Conflict, Inflation
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

UN Declares 'Man-Made' Famine In South Sudan Amid Conflict, Inflation

WFP country director Joyce Luma said: "This starvation is man-made". South Sudan, which became independent from Sudan in 2011 with strong support from the USA government and the worldwide community, descended...More..

WhatsApp launches new feature called 'Status' in resemblance with Snapchat's 'Live Stories'
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

WhatsApp launches new feature called 'Status' in resemblance with Snapchat's 'Live Stories'

Status is rolling out now, and it will be available for Android , iPhone, and Windows Phone users. Facebook-owned Instagram also introduced its own version of temporary media updates in the form of Instagr...More..

SpaceX flawlessly flew a reusable rocket back to its launch pad
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

SpaceX flawlessly flew a reusable rocket back to its launch pad

The complex has a rich past: It was used to launch the Apollo moon missions. SpaceX is now three-for-three in attempts to land its first stage boosters at Landing Zone 1 on the Florida coast. Check out Mu...More..

Portal Writer Eric Wolpaw Leaves Valve
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Portal Writer Eric Wolpaw Leaves Valve

Additional video games he has written for include Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and a comic book adaptation for the Team Fortress series. Prior to his time at Valve, Wolpaw worked on Psychonauts at Doubl...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Theresa May in House of Lords as peers begin article 50 debate

Labour's leader in the Lords, Baroness Smith of Basildon, said on Monday that her party would not wish to overturn or block the bill, but would try to make ministers think again about key aspects. Another forme...More..

Australia: 15 homes lost, firefighters injured in fast-moving blaze in NSW
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Australia: 15 homes lost, firefighters injured in fast-moving blaze in NSW

The NSW RFS said residents in the area of Taliesin Road, Wanna Wanna Road, Widgiewa Road, Whiskers Creek Road, Douglas Close, O'Hanlon Place and Captains Flat Road should monitor conditions and be prepared to e...More..

by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Facebook takes on LinkedIn with new job postings feature

According to TechCrunch, the new "Jobs" tab is already available for businesses in the U.S. and Canada. While, we already see a large number of businesses posting jobs on their Facebook page, the new feature ...More..

BlackBerry Reportedly Files Patent-Infringement Suit Against Nokia
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

BlackBerry Reportedly Files Patent-Infringement Suit Against Nokia

This week it launched a lengthy 96-page complaint against Nokia accusing the company of infringing 11 of its patents. Since BlackBerry contends that patents cover essential elements of a mobile telecomm...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Microsoft Releases Game Streaming App to Xbox One Insider Members

The Beam app will roll out to select members of the Xbox Insider Program. Sparks are an in-app currency that viewers use to unlock XP boosters, emotes, and more; XP, meanwhile, signify how much you've watched. ...More..

by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Yet again, Bengaluru's Bellandur lake catches fire

The incident erupted at around 5.50 pm on Thursday evening. Ambulances were called to the spot immediately to provide treatment of someone gets injured during the incident. The Karnataka State Pollution Control...More..

Scientists estimate global loss of oxygen in Earth's oceans
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Scientists estimate global loss of oxygen in Earth's oceans

Most obvious is simply that warmer water holds less dissolved gases, including oxygen. In addition, as surface water heats up, the ocean mixes less, which prevents oxygen pulled from the atmosphere and created ...More..

Dan Carter allegedly caught drink driving in Paris
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Dan Carter allegedly caught drink driving in Paris

It's alleged that Carter did not have his driving licence on him, and his blood alcohol level measured at 0.98 grams of alcohol per litre of blood, almost twice the legal limit of 0.5 grams. Carter, along with ...More..

by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Arctic Temperatures Rise; Ice Cover Sets a New Low

Sea ice floats near the coast of West Antarctica as seen from a window of a NASA Operation IceBridge airplane on October 27, 2016 in-flight over Antarctica. Is it gone forever? How would we deploy the hundred...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump attacks 'dishonest' media in first solo press conference

The attacks on the news media echoed Mr. Trump's stump speeches from the campaign, where he routinely denounced news reporters as the "most dishonest people I've ever seen". After railing against leaks from the...More..

ZTE to announce a Gigabit phone for 5G era
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

ZTE to announce a Gigabit phone for 5G era

Also, the phone will allow for instant cloud storage and will focus on 5G and what the company calls as the Internet of Everything. Besides the awesome download speeds - ZTE did not share details of how the p...More..

Lamborghini Aventador recalled for engine fire risk
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Lamborghini Aventador recalled for engine fire risk

The recall includes three Venenos hardtops plus nine Veneno Roadsters , which cost roughly $4 million and $4.5 million, respectively. Lamborghini issued a recall covering 1,453 examples of the 2012-2017 Avent...More..

46% of Couples Are Netflix Cheating With These 7 Shows, Study Reveals
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

46% of Couples Are Netflix Cheating With These 7 Shows, Study Reveals

Are you one of those who cheats on your significant other with Netflix? Netflix says a survey found that 48 percent of streaming couples "cheat". There are many different kinds of cheaters, from serial ch...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

YouTube Red Cancels PewDiePie Show After Anti-Semitic Videos

Felix Kjellberg, who is known as PewDiePie on YouTube, has more than 50 million subscribers on the video site. PewDiePie defended himself on Tumblr, writing: "I was trying to show how insane the modern wo...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Hardware problems prompt Apple to pull the plug on LG's 5K monitor

As mentioned earlier, anyone who does want to get their hands on the monitor will have to go to the Apple website . But since the monitor's launch, there have been reports of problems such as screen flickering...More..

The smart fortwo will be an electric-only model by 2018
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The smart fortwo will be an electric-only model by 2018

Mercedes-Benz USA sold 6,211 Smart cars past year, compared with global sales of Smart branded vehicles of 144,479. Instead, the brand will limit USA and Canadian sales to just the battery-powered Smart Fort...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

WWE's Linda McMahon Approved to Lead Small Business Administration

During her confirmation hearing two weeks ago, McMahon a CT resident, promised members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship that if confirmed, she would be a strong advocate for t...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Around 2.2 million deaths in India and China from air pollution

The " State of Global Air 2017 " is the first of a new series of annual reports and accompanying interactive website, designed by Health Effects Institute in cooperation with the Institute of Health Metrics...More..

Mar-a-Lago guest takes picture with nuclear 'football' briefcase
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Mar-a-Lago guest takes picture with nuclear 'football' briefcase

That is not how things roll at Trump's self-styled "Winter White House", where the USA president has been spending his weekends, and where he held a situation room alfresco on Sunday. "You don't hear anything",...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Donald Trump to "design or negotiate" cheaper option for Mexico border wall

Click through for more pictures from the demonstration. Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Monday there has not been a rise yet in the number of deportations of Mexicans from the United States u...More..

NieR: Automata Delivers Big Drama And Action In A New Trailer
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

NieR: Automata Delivers Big Drama And Action In A New Trailer

The game is developed by PlatinumGames and will be coming to the PC in 2017! It's hard to say, but NieR: Automata is definitely a unique beast. On a positive note, the game can be pre-ordered in the North Ame...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

South Korea vows 'corresponding' response over missile launch by North

Under the United Nations resolution, Pyongyang is banned from testing any ballistic missile technology. Because North Korea has spend much of the past year either testing new weapons technology (including s...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

650 whales stranded in New Zealand after another mass beaching

Between 1976 and 2000, 165 pilot whale strandings were recorded in New Zealand - half of them herd strandings - with 6000 whales in total running aground, it said. In 1918, 1000 whales stranded on the Chath...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Germany elects new president

He said the world faces "rough times", but Germany, as a functioning democracy, had the responsibility to fight for stability. The German president has little executive power but is considered an important mo...More..

Joy as refloated whales stay at sea
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Joy as refloated whales stay at sea

As long as the rescued whales stay at sea, the focus on Monday will turn to dealing with the dead animals. In a photograph taken Saturday, volunteers prop up a pilot whale at Farewell Spit in New Zealand...More..

Trump Blasts Blumenthal On Twitter For 'Major Lie'
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Trump Blasts Blumenthal On Twitter For 'Major Lie'

Mr Trump also took to Twitter over the weekend to condemn last Friday night's order by Mr Robart that placed on hold the president's Jan 27 temporary travel ban on people from the seven countries and all re...More..

Hillary Clinton Trolls President Donald Trump Over Travel Ban Ruling
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Hillary Clinton Trolls President Donald Trump Over Travel Ban Ruling

Meanwhile, Trump has updated his social media account with his thoughts about the court's decision. The ban also meant to restrict all refugees from entering the country for 120 days, and looked to bar refugees...More..

Drone bee swarms to fertilise flowers
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Drone bee swarms to fertilise flowers

So, the Japanese Researchers in National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science , have looked into a sticky liquid gel to pollinate flowers. Miyako's team flew the remote-controlled drones, with hairs an...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Penumbral lunar eclipse, comet await sky-watchers Friday night

The moon will spend more than 4 hours coasting through Earth's outer shadow, called the penumbra , and it will appear darker than normal. Up there in all that darkness will be a full moon , a partial lunar...More..

Planet In Red Dwarf Habitable Zone May Not Support Life
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Planet In Red Dwarf Habitable Zone May Not Support Life

Researchers applied their model to the roughly Earth-sized planet, dubbed Proxima b, which orbits Proxima Centauri 20 times closer than Earth is to the Sun. Hydrogen , which, along with oxygen , is needed to c...More..

Facebook Sees Strong FB Lite Adoption
by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Facebook Sees Strong FB Lite Adoption

During the past year, the Facebook Lite team has improved many things, including the performance for a faster and more reliable experience; the look and feel to make sure people have an simple and good experi...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Final Fantasy XV Dev's Plans on Project Scorpio and Nintendo Switch

In the shape of a technical experiment Square Enix's Business Division 2 ported the game over to the PC environment, which allows them to run the title on a system using two GeForce GTX 1080 graphics cards in S...More..

Hot Wheels DLC coming to Rocket League
by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Hot Wheels DLC coming to Rocket League

Hot Wheels first introduced the Bone Shaker die-cast model in 2006, while Twin Mill III debuted in 2008 and is based on the original Twin Mill from 1969. Even if you don't buy into the DLC, you can score...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Snow Moon, Lunar Eclipse and Comet All Decorate Sky Friday Night

It is due to begin at 10.34pm but experts say the best time to see it will be just after midnight. Basically, Earth will block some but not all of the sun's rays, which will make the moon appear slightly da...More..

This is the meeting that will clarify Claudio Ranieri's Leicester City future
by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

This is the meeting that will clarify Claudio Ranieri's Leicester City future

When asked about a supposed rift between some of Leicester's players and manager Claudio Ranieri, Schmeichel added: "I'm not going to comment on any newspaper speculation". United moved to within a point of t...More..

Musk Remains Commited To Trump's Advisory Council Despite Opposition
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Musk Remains Commited To Trump's Advisory Council Despite Opposition

Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. The motion was filed with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which on Sunday morning denied the USA government's emergency request to resume Trump's travel ban. The...More..

United States solar jobs grew 25 percent previous year
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

United States solar jobs grew 25 percent previous year

Still, the National Solar Jobs Census 2016 documents the dramatic growth of an industry in less than a decade. Solar jobs increased in 44 of the 50 states in 2016, the report found, with the top 5 states for so...More..