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May the fourth be with you on Star Wars Day

In the late 1980s and late 1990s, Bill talked with mythologist Joseph Campbell and his protégé, filmmaker George Lucas, about the franchise. In this new era, we have seen an unprecedented amount of Star Wars content in such a small time frame, and many are wondering how this will all play out when it's all said and done after Episode IX . Read More

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Beyond Android: Our first look at Google Fuchsia

When revealed earlier, Fuchsia had a command-line interface only, it has now been updated to an OS featuring a card-based design, though it is still under early stages of development. The images of the new UI have been posted online by Ars Technica . One only needs to take a look at Android to realize how much effort goes into making an OS and refining it, which in turn will give you an estimate of how far Fuchsia as a "product for the public" is in the future. Read More

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Ann Coulter Berkeley Speech Canceled

Ann Coulter Berkeley Speech Canceled

She said , "I'm so sorry Berkeley had a different story every 20 minutes, which always was: No speech". "It's a sad day for free speech", Coulter told The New York Times in a statement . He added that poor planning on the part of the sponsoring student groups, the Berkeley College Republicans and BridgeUSA, were responsible for the current challenges. Read More

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Can Republicans sell their health-care plans to a skeptical public?

Can Republicans sell their health-care plans to a skeptical public?

How is the USA economy doing under Trump? Republicans have a 52-48 majority in the Senate, and several Senators have said they would not support the bill in its current form. While many insurers did not specify in the past why they had denied someone coverage, and what is considered a pre-existing condition can differ from company to company, the KFF has a list of conditions that insurers routinely used to deny coverage or inflate prices prior to the ACA, including: HIV, treatment for ... Read More

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Prey can't knock Mario Kart off top of United Kingdom charts

Prey can't knock Mario Kart off top of United Kingdom charts

Considering the ease of downloading titles rather than going out and purchasing them, Prey could have easily beaten Mario Kart 8: Deluxe in overall sales. With less than a week to go in the Super Mario Run x Mario Kart 8 Deluxe event, Nintendo has announced that the Super Mario Run community has just unlocked the second to last in-game gift, the Mario Kart Statue. Read More

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Buffett criticizes United and its CEO over dragging incident

Buffett criticizes United and its CEO over dragging incident

Berkshire's auto insurer Geico was an early customer of the search-engine firm, and its founders consulted him around the time they were taking the company public. But the billionaire said on CNBC television that the incident did not undermine his investment strategy, in which his Berkshire Hathaway Inc became the largest investor in the airline's parent, United Continental Holdings Inc. Read More

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Spotify launching scannable 'Spotify Codes' for easy sharing and discovery

Spotify launching scannable 'Spotify Codes' for easy sharing and discovery

Flyers, posters, billboards... perhaps even TV advertising - something that would take Spotify Codes into the territory traditionally occupied by Shazam. Spotify hasn't actually announced the new feature itself, but it looks to be active and already rolling out to some users. Choose the option and hey presto - you get a QR code-style sound wave that your buddies can scan to enjoy the song for themselves. Read More

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Microsoft offers free Windows 10 Pro upgrade to Surface Laptop buyers

Educational users can do it for free, too, and professional Surface Laptop owners also get a free upgrade to Windows 10 Pro until the end of the year. And the laptop will be available in four colors: platinum, graphite gold, cobalt blue, and burgundy. MICROSOFT MAY BE AIMING its new Surface Laptop at students, but it looks like only those with rich mummies and daddies will be able to buy one. Read More

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DICE Announces a New Night Map for Battlefield 1

DICE Announces a New Night Map for Battlefield 1

The second expansion pack for Battlefield 1 , In the Name of the Tsar will be Russian-centric and come with new maps and all the usual add-ons for expansions, but that's about all there is to know. According to DICE , more maps will eventually be launched. In June, Battlefield 1 Premium Pass holders will gain access to the "Neville Nights" night map. Read More

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New God of War release date possibly leaked

New God of War release date possibly leaked

Judge has indicated in his Twitter bio that he is working on the game, and fans can see a line there reading, "KRATOS - GOD OF WAR (2018)". The date provided by Gaming Replay is being ruled out as a placeholder since most placeholders are usually set for the last day of the year or the typical "end of month", as pointed out by WWG . Read More

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Street Fighter V: Ed is the latest Shadaloo minion on the roster

Street Fighter V: Ed is the latest Shadaloo minion on the roster

Bison, and his body ages faster than normal humans until they're old enough for battle. Be sure to check out his character story to find out more! Street Fighter V is available now for PlayStation 4 and PC. If you want it in terms any simpler than that, Ed could very well be a serious problem once you allow him to close the gap between you and him. The Street Fighter V Season 2 Character Pass is now available for £24.99 / €29.99 / $29.99 and will grant pass holders with Akuma, Kolin ... Read More

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Amazon sweeps US market for voice-controlled speakers

This included Amazon Echo or Google Home . It measures around 7 inches, and this option will make it easier to access different contents. Apart from Alexa with a screen , the new and upgraded Alexa will come with a better speaker. For the Alexa with a display, the price will be naturally higher. You will get the new device in two colours, white and black. 'It looks like the device is angled upwards slightly, ' the AFTVNews site said. Read More

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Amazon dominates US market for voice-controlled speakers

In April, CNET reported that Amazon will likely reveal a new Echo device with a built-in screen this month developed under the code-name Knight. "By the end of this year, we will have more than 1,500 innovation related roles here in Britain, working on everything from machine learning and drone technology to streaming video technology and Amazon Web Services", Doug Gurr, UK country manager for Amazon , said. Read More

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OnePlus 5 officially confirmed

OnePlus 5 officially confirmed

New details about the much-anticipated OnePlus 5 have appeared on the web. Instead, the smartphone developer claims the device could be considered as a homage to the number 5 jersey of former National Basketball Association star Robert Horry, since a lot of OnePlus employees can be considered his avid fans. Read More

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Xiaomi To Launch Redmi 4 In India In May

Xiaomi To Launch Redmi 4 In India In May

Xiaomi may replace the Redmi 3s with Redmi 4 while maintaining a similar price tag at Rs. 6,999. But, the offer to buy Redmi 4A smartphone is available only for Amazon Prime members. It is equipped with 3GB RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage (expandable up to 128GB via a hybrid slot). The company has added a 13 MP camera module along with f/2.2 aperture and phase detection autofocus and a LED flash at the back of the smartphone.The device sports a 5 MP camera module with a f/2.2 aperture on the ... Read More

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Syria: Safe zones plan comes into force

The deal went into effect at 12:01 a.m. today. The zones are four areas located across eight of Syria's 14 provinces. There were no immediate reports of casualties. There is no clear mechanism to resolve conflict and violations- like most other previous deals struck by backers of the warring sides. The Syrian government supported the de-escalation plan, but said it would continue to fight what it termed terrorist groups. Read More

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US House approves bill to repeal Affordable Care Act

US House approves bill to repeal Affordable Care Act

Some of the most vulnerable House Republicans voted in favor of the GOP health care plan on Thursday. Every discussion about what's happening in Washington should start with that admonition. That federal honey pot couldn't last. "Today's vote is just a step in the legislative process for this bill - not the end of it", Curbelo said in a taped statement . Read More

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Samsung releases Galaxy S8 following Note 7 disaster

Eventually, Samsung pulled the smartphone from the market. After receiving a record-breaking response in its home market of South Korea, it looks like the Galaxy S8 has set a new sales record globally as well. It's not entirely clear at this point in time why Samsung appears to have made a decision to not enable this feature in some markets across the globe where the Galaxy S8 is already out. Read More

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Facebook Will Add 3000 More Staff To Monitor Videos And Content

Keeping this into account Facebook is hiring an extra 3,000 people to get rid of violent content from its site. Recently, a 20-year-old Thai man broadcasted a live video of him killing his baby daughter before committing suicide. But in most cases they're only reviewed and possibly removed if users report them. Daily active users were 1.28 billion, on average, for the month of March. Read More

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OnePlus 5 was significantly cheaper than the Samsung S8

OnePlus 5 was significantly cheaper than the Samsung S8

In a report published by The Verge , the company has confirmed that the phone will be launched soon. The OnePlus 5 was recently listed on OppoMart at a price of $450. OnePlus often stands out in the smartphone market for its "value for money" offerings that yield high-performance phones at a relatively smaller budget in comparison to its rivals: Google, Samsung and Apple. Read More

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Trump, Turnbull in healthcare controversy

The act, known as Obamacare , was introduced to improve access to health care by requiring all Americans to have health insurance, and offering subsidies to make coverage more affordable. But while Mr Trump's bill was approved in the House, now it must pass through the Senate, where the legislation is believed to have little support. Read More

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Flipkart, Amazon back with sales: Upto 80% discounts across brands

Flipkart, Amazon back with sales: Upto 80% discounts across brands

Amazon said, the new fulfilment centres have been opened in 9 states to cater to the growing demand for large appliances and furniture across the country. To tolerate the rush during the sale, both Flipkart and Amazon are now stocking up their warehouses with 4times more than the regular numbers. In the "The Big 10 Sale", Flipkart has announced offers like chance to win global trips, gift vouchers, free shopping, 90% off on deals, cashback on PhonePe, among others. Read More

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Upcoming For Honor Patch - More Heroes and Maps Coming in May

Upcoming For Honor Patch - More Heroes and Maps Coming in May

Shadow and Might will bring new content to For Honor including two additional heroes, two extra maps, new customization items and gameplay updates. Let's take a look at the new content coming to For Honor season 2 . The new maps, Forge and Temple Garden will of course add some more variety to the game, which is always welcomed as people start to get set in their ways on existing maps. Read More

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Berkshire Hathaway's 2017 Shareholders Meeting

Berkshire Hathaway's 2017 Shareholders Meeting

Wells Fargo, now run by CEO Tim Sloan, has lagged behind its banking peers following the scandal that has resulted in the clawback of pay from its employees. A image of Warren Buffett towers over Berkshire Hathaway shareholders as they visit and shop at company subsidiaries in Omaha, Neb., on Friday. He disclosed this week that Berkshire has sold about one-third of the IBM stake, even as it bulks up its holdings in Apple Inc AAPL.O , which Buffett said he thinks of more as a "consumer" ... Read More

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5 talking points ahead of Arsenal v Manchester United

5 talking points ahead of Arsenal v Manchester United

Wenger's side now sit sixth in the Premier League, but a win at the Emirates on Sunday would cut the gap between themselves and Man United to two points - and Arsenal would still have a game in hand. "Of course, we have to believe", he said . Lucas Perez is another player back in contention, while Jeff Reine-Adelaide is ruled out until the end of the season, and Santi Cazorla will sit this one out as well. Read More

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Tim Cook: Apple creating $1B fund to bring manufacturing jobs to US

Tim Cook: Apple creating $1B fund to bring manufacturing jobs to US

The Trump administration may give Apple another reason to mull a major acquisition, given earlier promises to lower U.S. taxes on overseas corporate cash brought back to the U.S. If you earn money globally, you don't - you can't bring it back into the United States unless you pay 35 percent plus your state tax. Personally, I think this is great - Apple is pushing for a huge leap in manufacturing capabilities in the U.S., but we're not far away from total automation in factories. Read More

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Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Navellier & Associates Inc acquired a new stake in Wal-Mart Stores during the third quarter valued at approximately $887,000. Finally, Nuance Investments LLC raised its position in Wal-Mart Stores by 5.3% in the third quarter. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 6th. 02/15/2017 - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Read More

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Facebook steps up efforts to curb violent videos

Facebook's 3,000 new content moderators, combined with the 4,500 moderators it already has, won't be fighting violence alone. "We're working to make these videos easier to report so we can take the right action sooner - whether that's responding quickly when someone needs help or taking a post down", ABC News quoted Zuckerberg's post as saying. Read More

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OnePlus 5 naming nightmare continues as specs leak again

OnePlus 5 is a successor to OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones. In addition, the images suggested that the camera setup will be vertical, similar to the Huawei Mate 9, however, a new development has just come in claiming otherwise. Previous speculations claimed the company is skipping the number 4 in its product lineup because the number is synonymous to bad luck in the Chinese culture. Read More

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