China's new Arctic policy sheds light on Polar Silk Road

But what does this new trade route for China consist of and what benefits can it have? Publication of the document reflects China's active efforts to flesh out the mechanisms for governance and worldwide cooperation in the Arctic region, accordin... More..

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IOC Publishes Behavior Code of Russian Athletes in Olympics
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

IOC Publishes Behavior Code of Russian Athletes in Olympics

Athletes and team officials will "refrain from any public form of publicity, activity and communication associated with the national flag, anthem, emblem and symbols and [National Olympic Committee] emblem at a...More..

Mirwaiz condemns killing of two youth in Shopian, expresses grief and shock
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Mirwaiz condemns killing of two youth in Shopian, expresses grief and shock

The Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, has also appointed Deputy Commissioner, Shopian , Aijaz Ahmad to probe the firing incident and report with 15 days. CM Mehbooba Mufti discussed the matter with Defense Min...More..

Netanyahu slams Polish plan to outlaw phrase 'Polish death camp'
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Netanyahu slams Polish plan to outlaw phrase 'Polish death camp'

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki reminded the participants that a bad crime was committed right there. Historians say many Poles collaborated with the Nazis and committed heinous crimes. My grandmother ...More..

Drake's new single broke Apple Music's and Spotify's first day streaming record
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Drake's new single broke Apple Music's and Spotify's first day streaming record

The track dropped last weekend, and it immediately shattered Spotify's record for the most streams in a single day. The EP's other track, "Diplomatic Immunity", entered at number 21 this week, marking Drake's...More..

LG Electronics to hike washing machine prices in United States after steep tariffs
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

LG Electronics to hike washing machine prices in United States after steep tariffs

Among the many factors clouding any predictions: foreign makers have been shipping a lot of washers to the U.S.in anticipation of the tariffs, some foreign brands are now (or will soon be) made in the US, and t...More..

Say bye to unwanted ads and videos with latest Google Chrome 64
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Say bye to unwanted ads and videos with latest Google Chrome 64

This is slightly different from pop-up blocking, where usually an ad will break out of its iframe, called frame busting, and take hold of the browser navigation and redirect the user to sites where you usuall...More..

Soros says Google, Facebook are monopolies, spur addiction
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Soros says Google, Facebook are monopolies, spur addiction

George Soros , the billionaire who likes to paint himself as a philanthropist to poor people but who really has a much more selfish and self-interested history of manipulating currencies to his benefit, slammed...More..

NTSB Issues Investigative Update on Washington State Amtrak Derailment
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

NTSB Issues Investigative Update on Washington State Amtrak Derailment

The derailment killed three passengers and injured more than 60 of those onboard along with an eight motorists whose vehicles crashed into derailed train carriages. The engineer said that he didn't feel that ha...More..

Facebook outage hits publishers and brands across the UK
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Facebook outage hits publishers and brands across the UK

The Facebook app is down and not working for many users across the globe today. This post has been updated with background information from Facebook . It could also conceivably worry users who are already co...More..

Mattis thanks Vietnam for supporting sanctions on N. Korea
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Mattis thanks Vietnam for supporting sanctions on N. Korea

On his two-day trip to Vietnam, where he met with his counterpart Ngo Xuan Lich and President Tran Dai Quang on Thursday, Mattis zeroed in on freedom of navigation in the resource-rich South China Sea, a thorny...More..

Google now lets users mute reminder ads in apps, websites
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Google now lets users mute reminder ads in apps, websites

From Your Reminder Ads , users will be able to see the companies that are now remarketing to them via Google's ad network and opt to mute them individually as shown in the gif below. Clicking the "X" button ...More..

Samsung Galaxy S9 to be unveiled on 25 February
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 to be unveiled on 25 February

However, there has been leaks of information spread about the specifications of the phone. The Samsung Galaxy S8 brought the bezel-less trend in 2017 and hence the hopes are high for it's successor. While i...More..

Apple releases first tvOS 11.3 public beta for Apple TV
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Apple releases first tvOS 11.3 public beta for Apple TV

The other institutions are listed at the end, with the roster likely to grow by the time the beta designation is lifted from iOS 11.3 this spring. Apple has yet to confirm the existence of a new iPad in...More..

PUBG takes the Chicken Dinner with 4 million players on Xbox alone
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

PUBG takes the Chicken Dinner with 4 million players on Xbox alone

Today, developer PUBG Corp . revealed that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has passed 4 million players on Xbox One . To show the community our appreciation for your support and feedback, we are rewarding p...More..

Apple reworking iBooks app to get back into the digital books
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Apple reworking iBooks app to get back into the digital books

Apple's ebooks business suffered a setback in 2016, when the company was ordered by the Supreme Court to pay $400 million to consumers and another $50 million in legal fees for conspiring with publishers to r...More..

Twitter is Apparently Working on a 'Stories' feature
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Twitter is Apparently Working on a 'Stories' feature

The Snapchat app is created to automatically bring up a camera feature when the app is opened. Twitter is hoping that a simpler design will entice people to share more video on the app, Bloomberg noted. T...More..

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho extends contract till 2020
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho extends contract till 2020

Manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed Sanchez will be part of their travelling squad to face Yeovil in the FA Cup tomorrow evening. Mourinho has been the most successful United manager of the post-Sir Alex Fe...More..

Toys 'R' Us closing Babies 'R' Us in Mentor
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Toys 'R' Us closing Babies 'R' Us in Mentor

The reorganization plan also includes revamping several locations, joining Toys "R" Us and Babies "R" Us to form one co-branded store, while investing in websites . "While our store roster may be getting sma...More..

Pope Francis targets 'fake news' in annual message
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Pope Francis targets 'fake news' in annual message

The first to employ the fake-news tactic was the serpent in the Garden of Eden who convinced Eve she would not die by eating the fruit of the forbidden tree, he said . Some public figures, like Trump, have ...More..

Xiaomi beats Samsung to the top of Indian smartphone market
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Xiaomi beats Samsung to the top of Indian smartphone market

Meanwhile, other major smartphones brands have shown a slight decrease in sales in the 4th quarter of 2017, as Lenovo , Vivo , and Oppo all have a market share of around 6% each in India. " Samsung's loss ...More..

Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S9 on February 25th
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S9 on February 25th

LG said that it has chose to do so to give its flagship offerings more time to shine in the market. As for Huawei , this is the first time we're hearing about it but we can't say we're not surprised. A new ...More..

Apple may discontinue iPhone X around mid
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Apple may discontinue iPhone X around mid

According to Kuo, Apple will ship around 18 million iPhone X units in Q1 and then about 13 million in the Q2 of this year, before the phone reaches its "end of life around mid-2018". So folks, that's what ...More..

Snapchat will from today let you share Stories on Facebook, Twitter & elsewhere
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Snapchat will from today let you share Stories on Facebook, Twitter & elsewhere

By enabling people without Snapchat to see Stories from Snapchat , those people may be more likely to download Snapchat's app and use it. This marks parent company Snap Inc.'s first practical partn...More..

All 10 Asean leaders arrive in India today for commemorative summit
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

All 10 Asean leaders arrive in India today for commemorative summit

Jaitley said. He will be followed by Cambodia prime minister Hun Sen, Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte, Myanmar state counsellor Aung Saan Suu Kyi, Singapore prime minister Lee Hsein Loong, Thailand prime ...More..