Uber posts $708M loss as revenue grows; finance head quits

Uber isn't yet public, but this indicates it may be looking to take the plunge in the near future. Mr Levandowski, who was considered critical in the development of Uber's self-drive projects, was sacked for declining to testify in the lawsuit that... More..

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Microsoft Overhauls Skype to Compete With Snapchat and iMessage
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Microsoft Overhauls Skype to Compete With Snapchat and iMessage

Would you do us a favor? The update seems to be an effort by Microsoft to help Skype catch up to newer rivals such as Snapchat . Skype has come under fire for "copying" Snapchat as it launched its radical...More..

Scientists spot rare gravity waves for the third time
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Scientists spot rare gravity waves for the third time

The first direct observation of gravitational waves was made in September 2015 during the first observing run. Gravitational waves occur when extremely massive objects interact with the universe around th...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

President Trump: Kushner is doing a 'great job' for the country

She helped spearhead a federal paid family leave program that was included in the budget released last Tuesday while they were overseas. In a statement, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus thanked D...More..

Merkel, minister stress US ties after critical Trump tweet
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Merkel, minister stress US ties after critical Trump tweet

German Chancellor Angela Merkel , for one, said that the days when Germany could " fully rely on others" for security "are to some extent over". Germany is also a member of the euro zone, which means the ...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Chip Wars Rage at Computex, as AMD Debuts Threadripper

Following the recent launches of seven AMD Ryzen desktop processors , including AMD Ryzen 7 and AMD Ryzen 5, created to bring innovation and competition back to the full spectrum of premium PC markets, AMD out...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Iraq paramilitaries move on key town near Syrian border

The U.S. -backed Iraqi military and their allies - which include Iran-allied Shiite militiamen and Kurdish fighters, among others - launched the Mosul offensive in October 2016. "Iran-backed" is popular parla...More..

OnePlus to announce OnePlus 5 on June 15th, according to leaked poster
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

OnePlus to announce OnePlus 5 on June 15th, according to leaked poster

A leak a few days ago first mentioned June 15th as a potential launch date for the handset, and now we have one additional leak that seems to support it. The company already confirmed the phone will be powere...More..

Lebanese ministry calls for ban of Wonder Woman movie
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Lebanese ministry calls for ban of Wonder Woman movie

Wonder Woman , the latest installment in the embattled Justice League franchise, may have scored glowing advance reviews , but the politicized debate over a handful of women-only screenings of the film ha...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Flynn agrees to provide documents to Senate panel

On Wednesday, the House Intelligence Committee issued seven subpoenas - four related to the investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential election and three to the "unmasking" of Trump associates ...More..

Cyclone Mora: Indian Navy rescues 27 Bangladeshi nationals
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Cyclone Mora: Indian Navy rescues 27 Bangladeshi nationals

After rescuing 33 Bangladeshi survivors found adrift at sea approximately 100 miles from Chittagong by INS Sumitra, the Eastern Naval Command on Wednesday sailed out INS Gharial to join the rescue and relief op...More..

Scientists find 'faceless fish' during deep sea expedition off Australia
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Scientists find 'faceless fish' during deep sea expedition off Australia

Bray is one of the scientists now on board the research vessel Investigator , which is on a month-long journey on the east coast of Australia searching for what lurks below. He went on to describe the fish as ...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

White House Communications Director resigned before Trump's overseas trip

The talks between Kushner and the Russians, if confirmed, would raise new questions about the Trump team's relationship with Moscow, which USA intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in th...More..

Saudi Aramco-Hyundai in $5.2 billion shipyard deal
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Saudi Aramco-Hyundai in $5.2 billion shipyard deal

Lamprell shares jumped 13 percent after the announcement. The deal involves the supply of 20 jack-up rigs to the state-controlled run oil behemoth over a period of 10-years, in addition to the provision of mai...More..

Men probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China arrested, missing
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Men probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China arrested, missing

She says the police called her Tuesday afternoon, gave her no details but told her she would not be able to see, speak with or receive money from her husband, the family's breadwinner. AP was unable to reach ...More..

Trump Considering Pulling US out of Climate Deal, Sources Say
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump Considering Pulling US out of Climate Deal, Sources Say

Axios reported Wednesday that Trump has chose to withdraw from the accord, citing two people with knowledge of the decision. Trump has previously called global warming a hoax and during the presidentia...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump Alludes to Senate Reconciliation Process for Tax Legislation

Senate Republicans, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) have said they have no intention of ending the filibuster on legislation. Even when rule was changed in 1975 to make it 60 rather than 6...More..

Orlando airport terminal closed after reports of armed man
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Orlando airport terminal closed after reports of armed man

There were no injuries. A witness on level 1 of the A terminal in the USO office told police that he saw Pettigrew with a gun to his head. He then pointed the handgun at officers and asked them to shoot him...More..

LEGO Dimensions' Next Wave of Packs Arrives in September
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

LEGO Dimensions' Next Wave of Packs Arrives in September

All of three of these expansion packs will be released on September 12. In addition to the three minifigure heroes used to start the experience, LEGO Dimensions will allow gamers to customize their experien...More..

Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Agreement
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Agreement

Others supporting the agreement include his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner. "Withdrawal from the climate change agreement would be a job killer", Blumenthal said . Climate change is unstoppable...More..

Trump vows to 'change' how much Germany gives to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump vows to 'change' how much Germany gives to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Modi's public support comes at a crucial time for Merkel , who has been fighting secessionist tendencies within the bloc since Britain made a decision to leave the 28-member grouping through a referendum in Ju...More..

Stratolaunch plane rolls out of Mojave Desert hangar
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Stratolaunch plane rolls out of Mojave Desert hangar

Stratolaunch, the big aircraft backed by tech billionaire Paul Allen, rolled out of its hangar for the first time Wednesday, marking an important milestone for the project in its quest to reach the edge of the ...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

White House ducks comments on Russian Federation investigation and Jared Kushner

Kushner is alleged to have spoken with Russia's ambassador to the USA about setting up a back-channel communications network with Moscow during the presidential transition. Sergey Kislyak . Reports indicat...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Apple is building a Siri 'smart speaker' to outdo Google, Amazon

That suggests Apple Music will also play a key role alongside the product's Siri and HomeKit features. Currently, the Home and Echo aren't compatible with Apple services. Last year, Apple began prep...More..

Trump's disbelief in climate science looms over Paris decision
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump's disbelief in climate science looms over Paris decision

Trump tweeted early Wednesday that he'll announce his decision "over the next few days". Environmentalists also fear the ripple effect Trump's decision might have on other major polluters, such as China and I...More..