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Senate near two-year budget deal with higher defense spending

Senate near two-year budget deal with higher defense spending Lawmakers in that chamber were deeply divided along party line and passage was uncertain. The Democrat leadership has not ordered its members in Congress to oppose the bill, although the party's House leader is against it. With the deadline hours away, Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul delayed a vote with a lengthy floor speech railing against what he called out-of-control government spendin... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Readies Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch

It will play David Bowie's " Space Oddity" on loop as it flies toward Mars on a "billion year" voyage. Here's everything you need to know. The good news for Elon Musk is, the FAA made a decision to approve the payload, which consists of Musk's 2008 midnight cherry red Tesla Roadster with a " Starman " dummy at the wheel. [Full Article...]

Disciplined S.Africa bundle out India for 187 on Day 1

Disciplined S.Africa bundle out India for 187 on Day 1 Whatever the reason, the pitch demanded grit and resistance. India's Jasprit Bumrah took a maiden five-wicket haul and only a Hashim Amla half-century in trying circumstances gave South Africa parity in the third and final test January 25. [Full Article...]

Apple Updates iTunes for HomePod

Apple Updates iTunes for HomePod The Apple HomePod was supposed to go on sale last month at the height of the holiday season, but Apple pushed back its release date to early 2018. It will start taking pre-orders from January 26. Additionally, you can now ask for specific news categories such as Sports, Business or Music. HomePod - is it better than rivals? In Apple's case, multi-room audio uses Apple's AirPlay 2... [Full Article...]

Netflix tunes into subscriber surge

Netflix tunes into subscriber surge Q1 United States subscriber growth guidance (net additions): Wall Street estimates 1.28 million net adds. More importantly, Netflix beat the net subs on both domestic and global subs: Domestic streaming net adds of 1.98 million beat consensus estimates of 1.28 million. [Full Article...]

First Turkish soldier killed in anti-Kurdish offensive

First Turkish soldier killed in anti-Kurdish offensive However, those differences do "not mean that [the KNC] will stand behind these violent attacks on civilians", he said . In Turkey's view, the Kurdish fighters that make up a large part of the force are an extension of the PKK - a militant group that Turkey regards as its top threat. [Full Article...]

Folding up cardboard AR with the Nintendo Switch

Folding up cardboard AR with the Nintendo Switch Nintendo Labo will initially release with two different kits. " Labo is unlike anything we've done before", says Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime of the new console upgrade . However, Nintendo isn't the first company to combine high tech with cardboard. Nintendo unveiled the line with a slick video , featuring ways the accessories can be customised with stickers and... [Full Article...]

Razer Phone Launched as Gaming-Focused Device

Razer Phone Launched as Gaming-Focused Device Its dual-camera system, on the other hand, is still largely a mystery - it remains to be seen just how capable Razer is when it comes to smartphone photography. The device is built from repurposed hardware Razer acquired from Nextbit . The bodywork is entirely aluminium, CNC machine milled and nicely clean and understated in our view. [Full Article...]

BlackBerry Motion Smartphone Is Now Official

BlackBerry Motion Smartphone Is Now Official The announcement came at the Gulf Information Technology Expo ( GITEX ) in Dubai. The BlackBerry Motion is a dual-SIM handset. The smart convenience key on the Motion smartphone ensures that the most often apps and features are brought up instantly depending on where you are and what you are up to. [Full Article...]

Chris Sale implodes in first career postseason start

Chris Sale implodes in first career postseason start The roof in Houston is closed so that the weather can not affect the game in any way. (Although he's 28, he had the misfortune to come up with the White Sox in 2010; until the December trade that sent him to Boston for a stable of prospects, he'd never been on a team that won more than 88 games.) He admitted yesterday that he wasn't sure what to expect. [Full Article...]

Protestors Force Obamacare Repeal Hearing To Recess

Protestors Force Obamacare Repeal Hearing To Recess LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky U.S. Sen. That is despite the fact that the bill was tweaked expressly to give Kentucky, Arizona , Maine and Alaska more money than under the prior version of the bill. An internal GOP analysis , circulated to Senate offices, shows spending boosts states like Alaska and Kentucky - data that will nearly certainly be used to sell the revised proposal in the ... [Full Article...]

This one thing about Apple's new iOS update is annoying people

This one thing about Apple's new iOS update is annoying people You can restart them by visiting the same Settings menu and Tapping on to the Toggle button to turn them on. Turns out that the control center isn't flawless and in fact has a major issue associated with it. So when you press the Music icon next time, you will see the option to open play Beats 1 radio or start a search right away in the shortcuts. If you've already tried the beta, then you've ... [Full Article...]

IOS 11 Control Centre doesn't actually turn Bluetooth off, but here's how

IOS 11 Control Centre doesn't actually turn Bluetooth off, but here's how Instead of just a small set of controls on the bottom of the page, the new Control Center is a whole full-page deal that feels a lot more widgety than it has in the past. By default, the camera app on iPhones will now scan QR codes easily without you needing to do anything. Did you know that Google's Chrome for iOS also supports this, though, and it's even more powerful? iOS 11's most unde... [Full Article...]

Old iPhone apps to be killed off by Apple iOS 11

Old iPhone apps to be killed off by Apple iOS 11 If you spend all day indoors then you should be able to turn down your brightness quite a bit without noticing a lot of difference. No longer will you need to download a third-party app to screen various QR readers. iOS 11 includes a new one-handed keyboard for the larger , "Plus" iPhones. Users in India with compatible devices , i.e., iPhone , iPad , and iPod Touch can directly dow... [Full Article...]

Google Tez digital payment app with UPI integration launched in India

Google Tez digital payment app with UPI integration launched in India Through this, companies will be able to interact with consumers through a dedicated business profile channel within the Tez app where they can accept payments and offer deals, while they will also be able to accept payments for goods through their mobile websites. [Full Article...]

Chicago Bears 2018 NFL Draft targets to watch: Clemson vs. Louisville

Chicago Bears 2018 NFL Draft targets to watch: Clemson vs. Louisville He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Let's go inside the numbers. On three occasions, Jackson has thrown for over 350 yards in a game and also ran for at least 100 yards. Since he entered the league in 2015, that's only been done four times . [Full Article...]

Aberystwyth space scientists track end of Cassini Saturn mission

Aberystwyth space scientists track end of Cassini Saturn mission Cassini is now part of the planet it studied. No spacecraft has ever ventured so close to Saturn before, said Nasa . Within about 30 seconds following loss of signal, the spacecraft came apart; and within a couple of minutes, all remnants of the spacecraft were consumed in the atmosphere of Saturn , NASA said. [Full Article...]

Equifax blames breach on a server flaw it should've patched

Equifax blames breach on a server flaw it should've patched Thursday's disclosure strongly suggests that Equifax failed to update its Web applications, despite demonstrable proof the bug gave real-world attackers an easy way to take control of sensitive sites. That way no one can buy anything on credit or open a new line of credit. Do you know someone else we should interview for this story? Considering that a whopping 143 million Americans - more than... [Full Article...]

Manchester United vs Leicester City betting tips and predictions

Manchester United vs Leicester City betting tips and predictions Mourinho would call it confidence. "Once we get over United we have a couple of weeks and I am hoping we can up (Iborra's) fitness and get him out onto the grass". While his shooting accuracy could arguably require a little refinement, Mkhitaryan has started this season with a bang. He seemed keener to set up a goal rather than score. [Full Article...]

Trump admin releases report showing 2016 was hottest year ever

Trump admin releases report showing 2016 was hottest year ever Via NOAA: "The global average concentration of carbon dioxide hit a record high in 2016". Scientists also observed an increase in extreme water cycles around the world with many parts of the globe experiencing major floods while other are facing severe droughts . [Full Article...]


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