Sci-tech

Facebook introduces profile picture guard in India to prevent misuses

Facebook recognises this threat and so to safeguard women (and others) from the online abuse, the social media giant has released a set of security tools i...


Booker Group Plc (BOK) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts

The stock of Rightmove Plc (LON:RMV) earned "Buy" rating by Numis Securities on Friday, February 19. Jefferies maintained it with "Underperform" rating and GBX ...


Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

But after a class-action lawsuit a year ago about whether it can call its drivers contractors, Uber started allowing drivers to encourage passengers to t...


Google Glass gets its first update in almost three years

The last we heard from Google was in December 2015 when it claimed a sequel device for enterprise users may be on the way. The support page for the firmware...


North Korean officials troubled by Warmbier death

Tuesday's flights by B-1Bs came shortly after the death of a USA college student who was recently released by North Korea in a coma following more than 17 m...


What's next for Uber? Silicon Valley grapples with CEO Kalanick's shocking departure

The CEO's departure comes after a lengthy investigation led by former US Attorney General Eric Holder, which concluded that Kalanick's authority should be reduc...


Uber boss Travis Kalanick resigns

A more extensive report compiled by the law firm of former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder chastised Uber's leadership and recommended multiple changes that...


China tried, but failed, to help on North Korea

The talks are meant to build on progress made when President Donald Trump met China's president in Florida in April. Mr Warmbier's parents believe the...


Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft — NewsAlert

It has also been learned that the Winnipeg Jets have struck a deal to protect Toby Enstrom, and according to Arthur Staple of Newsday "the New York Islanders...


Donald Trump Says China Tried But Failed to Help on North Korea

The North Korean government has vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped intercontinental missile capable of hitting the US mainland. Democratic Congressman Adam ...


Mourinho accused of £3.3mn tax fraud in Spain

Mourinho , 54, is accused of two counts of tax fraud - €1.6m in 2011 and €1.7m in 2012. The player is accused of defrauding tax authorities of €14.7m, by also h...


No autopsy for US student detained by North Korea

The University of Virginia student was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting and was convicted of subversion. Warmbier's death cam...


Moon Wants to Bring N.Korea to Negotiating Table 'This Year'

Last month, Beijing and Washington signed a limited deal to open new markets for each other's exports, and a long-standing friend of the Chinese leadership,...


N Korea tour firms mull ban on Americans

Lakshmi Kode Sammarco, the coroner, would share preliminary findings on Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday morning. This should be a watershed moment in how the wor...


Top Real Madrid star has his 'heart set' on Man United move

It is not the first time that the Spanish authorities have targeted Mendes' clients. Mourinho is on holiday still and is yet to comment on the claims agains...


Ronaldo leads Portugal over Russia

In April, Infantino said that the technology would be used at the 2018 World Cup after "very positive feedback". It was a touching moment to remind that the ...


US Prez Donald Trump calls Warmbier death a 'total disgrace'

President Donald Trump says that he appreciates China's efforts to exert pressure on North Korea , but "it has not worked out". Despite appearing to offe...


Sen. Coons: Otto Warmbier's Death "Tantamount To Murder Of An American Citizen"

He is not specifying any particular action China may take to meet that goal. "But in the end, the only way to find out is to have a dialogue with North Korea". ...


'Metroid Prime 4', Switch 'Pokemon' Game Coming In 2018

When asked about the future of games releasing for the Switch , Nintendo of America Corporate Communications Director Charlie Scibetta indicated that Metr...


Protest Trump's decision on climate accord at markets

Ige noted at the signing ceremony Tuesday at the state capitol that Hawaii is seeing the impacts of climate change first-hand. In addition, nations - inspir...


Revolt forces scandal-hit Uber founder to step down

The co-founder of Uber , a San Francisco-based startup now estimated to be worth 68 billion USA dollars, was forced out Tuesday by a shareholder revolt, launch...


Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under mounting pressure

The San Francisco company will continue to collect part of ride-cancellation fees, as well as the waiting-time charges. Uber plans to make it a staple in its ap...


How to watch Mexico vs. New Zealand

Mexico and New Zealand face off in Sochi on Wednesday in what will be a crucial match for El Tri . Tensions erupted in the first half when Mexico coach ...


Uber to allow tipping for drivers!

The other concessions include reducing the cancellation grace period from five minutes to two minutes, so that drivers already en route to pick up a rider will ...


Manchester United tell Gareth Bale they want him… not Cristiano Ronaldo

Portuguese sports daily A Bola had also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the 32-year-old's decision. Zidane will aim to strengthen his squa...