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Kushner receives permanent security clearance

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Investigators also asked Kushner about his role in Comey's dismissal, Lowell said , which is a central part of the obstruction inquiry. He had previously sat for an interview last November that was largely focused on former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who soon after pleaded guilty to charges of making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

Science can explain why some people hear Laurel and others hear

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Teigen tried to win Kaling back with this comment: "They're saying younger, more attractive people hear yanny! ". Now it's Yanny or Laurel . "I do not hear the 'r, '" one person tweeted . And then there are some people who claim to hear differently depending on the device we're using. But that doesn't necessarily explain why someone would hear the lower or higher frequencies. Read More »

OnePlus 6 camera samples surfaces on the wild

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After the price, design and spec leaks, OnePlus 6 accessories have now surfaced online. The OnePlus 6 launch has been one of the most anticipated smartphone releases of the first half of 2018 and here's everything we know about the upcoming smartphone so far. Read More »

Facebook's AI makes little headway in the fight against hate speech

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Facebook said it removed 2.5 million pieces of content deemed unacceptable hate speech during the first three months of this year, up from 1.6 million during the previous quarter. Facebook said that Zuckerberg "has no plans to travel to the United Kingdom", said Damian Collins, the leader of the UK's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, in a statement Tuesday. Read More »

How to See, Close & Interact with Open Apps in Android P

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As one can guess, rolling out Android P Beta program to non-Pixel smartphones, which also happen to be some of the popular ones, would let Google bring the new OS version to them easily and quickly. Google Assistant is one of the best virtual helpers on the market. Now with new voice variety users will get to pick from six additional, natural sounding voices. Read More »

SpaceX launch for first Falcon 9 Block 5 set for Thursday evening

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX will look to make yet another space-flight advancement Thursday when it attempts the first launch of its refurbished Falcon 9 rocket created to make it more durable for re-use in future missions. Unlike all SpaceX missions in 2017 and 2018, the preflight fueling sequence will be very different. Bangladesh's launch is likely to start a price war in the region. Read More »

Apple plans to sell video subscriptions through its TV app

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For example, you can subscribe to Netflix directly from the streaming video service through its website (and Apple gets no cut), or subscribe through Netflix's app using your Apple ID (which allows Apple to take a percentage). Netflix and YouTube (owned by rival Alphabet), operate the two largest online video services in the world outside of China. This boosts the Apple TV app on various devices like iPads and iPhones, Bloomberg says this would also give the company another way ... Read More »

IPhone with a triple lens camera is likely to launch next year

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Recent news from the Taipei Times has cited a research note from Yunata Securities analyst Jeff Pu that claims Apple is likely to launch a new iPhone model with a triple lens rear camera sometime next year. Given that Apple is one of the clients of Largan, it is but natural to expect that the lens maker's revenue will shoot up if the Cupertino company comes up with a triple-lens camera smartphone in the next two years. Read More »

CBA loses 12 million records, doesn't tell customers

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia said in a statement it had failed to track down two magnetic tapes on which the information was recorded and which had been set aside for destruction in May 2016. There have been numerous reports of counterfeit credit cards and identities from CBA-owned BankWest available for sale on the dark web, and staff members were sacked from the WA bank in 2014 for selling documents. Read More »

Apple might be planning to ditch 3D Touch with the upcoming iPhones

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According to KGI's note , to compensate the high cost of the panel Apple might remove the 3D Touch functionality on the 6.1-inch iPhone 2018. In an earlier report we were led to believe the new lower-end iPhone would include 3D Touch, however, it appears this will not be the case due to cost constraints. Read More »

'Fortnite' meteor reveals possible theme for next season

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The extended downtime lead to Epic Games giving players a free backbling item and Battle Stars to make up for the delays. One of the first sightings of a meteor making impact to the map of Fortnite came from community member Fire Breather on Twitter where they posted a video showing multiple flaming projectiles from the sky land right near them during a match today. Read More »

Kellyanne Conway chides CNN host over question about husband's Trump tweets

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As the two battled Conway added, "You just brought him into this". "I would ask you that if you were a man", Bash replied, to which Kellyanne Conway simply said, "No you would not". Debra, you're a friend, a mentor, and a role model for so many, including me, and I'm excited to continue this conversation with you and all of the leading women from tonight's event. Read More »

Flyers down Penguins on road to force Game 6

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The Flyers did trail the Pens 2-1 but scored the final three goals of the game and it was Sean Couturier , who scored the game-winner with just 1:15 left in the game. "We didn't give up a whole lot of chances, especially in the third period , and one of them ended up in our net". Can the Flyers match it and force and anything-can-happen Game 7? Locked in a duel with Pekka Rinne with his team facing elimination, the Hamburglar stopped 44 of Nashville's 45 shots to steal a 2-1 ... Read More »

OLED screen production for 2018 iPhone releases expected to start in May

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Apple is rumored to launch three new iPhone models in 2018: 5.8 inch iPhone X refresh, 6.1 inch LCD model and the other 6.5 inch iPhone X Plus OLED model. We don't imagine western customers will see a massive benefit from the rumoured dual SIM iPhones, but the rumour points towards Apple getting much more serious about developing markets, where its premium-priced handsets aren't as popular as they are elsewhere. Read More »

Twitter outages reported in parts of US, UK

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The website was down for a couple of minutes from around 7.20 pm India time. Apart from normal citizens, the micro-blogging site is famously used by Bollywood personalities, politicians, political parties, and other government portals. The app also seems to be affected by the outage as users are not able to tweet and refresh the news feed. According to US' Newsweek, in New York City, almost 300 official reports have been made to downdetector . Read More »

Samsung Releases Internet-Blocking Not-So-Smartphone in South Korea

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The front-facing camera is an 8-megapixel shooter and shoots 4K video at 30 frames per second. It comes with enahnced S Pen which is the trade mark feature of Note series. However, the new portrait mode that iPhone X has does not impress much with its low-light and maintaining a good lighting in the darker surroundings. Read More »

Is Apple Preparing to Launch a Premium News Service?

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Newsstand was replaced with Apple News in 2015. Apple's upgraded news service is expected to launch later this year, and will still reportedly share part of the subscription revenue with publishers who are part of the program, though no details of the service cost has been released. Read More »

US Cuts off ZTE From American Tech Suppliers

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The latest NCSC warning about ZTE coincides with the announcement of a seven-year ban on USA companies selling products and services to ZTE due to its alleged failure to act against personnel who sold sensitive U.S. and China could turn into a full-blown trade war, which would be damaging to the U.S. economy. The US Commerce Department said that ZTE lied to American officials about punishing employees who violated US sanctions against North Korea and Iran. Read More »

Sega Mega Drive Mini announced in Japan

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Sega is getting in on the nostalgic, miniature console trend. During SEGA FES 2018 in Akihabara, Japan, SEGA revealed its Mega Drive Mini which will launch this summer in the region. Sega Ages is not a new series. At the moment we do not know about the pricing of these 15 titles so as soon as we hear something regarding the upcoming titles, we will let you guys know. Read More »

Trump Targets a Postal Service Rainmaker: Package Delivery

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Bezos, the company's billionaire founder and chief executive, the daily said . Amazon is owned by Jeff Bezos , who also owns the Washington Post . But Amazon is probably helping, not killing, the USPS: A Citigroup analysis a year ago reportedly said that Postal Service prices would have to be increased by $1.46 per package in 2017, $1.41 in 2018 and $1.31 in 2019 to reflect the true costs of delivery and close its revenue shortfall . Read More »

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Plays Nigerian Character In New Movie

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It's worked before, and with Dwayne Johnson on the poster, Warner Bros. hopes it can work again. I think the best thing I can do now is to go to work and learn. HQ Trivia demonstrates how marketers can engage audiences with live gamified content , and it continues to gain steam as more smartphone users hear about the live trivia show and its growing pot of cash prizes, helping it to attract celebrities and brands. Read More »

GOLDMAN SACHS: Tesla's production issues go beyond the Gigafactory (TSLA)

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It has underperformed by 10.10% the S&P500. Winham decreased its stake in Tesla Inc ( TSLA ) by 26.1% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. It also upped Wayside Technology Group Inc (NASDAQ:WSTG) stake by 624 shares and now owns 83,065 shares. Lawson Kroeker Investment Mngmt Inc Ne, Nebraska-based fund reported 124,519 shares. Read More »

Ex-South Korean president gets 24 years in prison for corruption

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The court which upheld her impeachment agreed with accusations that Park had abused her authority in helping Choi raise donations from companies for foundations she had set up. Park is daughter of assassinated dictator Park Chung-hee and took office in 2013 as a conservative icon. But he's also remembered for imprisoning and torturing dissidents. Read More »

Amazon Key Available Nationwide With Support For More Smart Locks

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Aside from Drop In and Announcements, Amazon's Alexa also allows users to call or send a message. You are able to quickly get an audio message out to everyone in the household (or at those within earshot of an Echo speaker ) by saying "Alexa, broadcast" or "Alexa, announce " followed by whatever you want to say. Read More »

Spotify debuts with a boom, opening at $165.90

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Morris is feeling quite bullish on Spotify's future prospects, and he points to the fact that the streaming music service offers up "convenience, curation, breadth of content, and payment options" for users. Debuting on the New York Stock Exchange, Spotify shares will finally become publicly traded. Spotify soared to a value of more than $26 billion in its long-awaited stock debut on Tuesday and achieved a valuation among the top USA tech listings. Read More »

Marvel's Spider-Man is swinging onto PlayStation this September

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Will you be buying Marvel's Spider-Man on Playstation 4? Peter Parker is several years into being Spider-Man, he isn't a kid learning the ropes (or webs if you will). Are you looking forward to the new Spider-Man game? The Insomniac-developed action-adventure game was first announced back at E3 2016 . This has lead many excited fans to become sceptical about how the game might look when it comes to the original PS4. Read More »

Apple hires Google's head of search, Strathclyde Uni graduate John Giannandrea

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Apple may be one of the most loved companies, but its search engine and search ad platform are lacking in the nuances that make Google the most desirable. The same is also expected to improve the capabilities of Siri that has always lagged behind its peers so far as AI capabilities are concerned. Giannandrea's technology formed the basis of Google's " Knowledge Graph ", which quickly surfaces information at the top of the search. Read More »

Paytm Mall to raise $446 mn from SoftBank and Alibaba

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Softbank Investment Advisors will finance the joint venture through its Softbank Vision Fund . Japanese investment giant Softbank will contribute Rs 2,600 crore in the round while rest of the contribution will come from Alibaba. It was also reported that Paytm Mall has put a target to achieve $10 Bn gross merchandise volume run rate by end of FY19. SoftBank's Vision Fund took roughly a fifth of Flipkart a year ago for US$2.5 billion. Read More »

New Uprising Event in Overwatch Dated For April 10th

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The 2017 Uprising event included a four-player PvE Brawl mode featuring Reinhardt, Tracer, Torbjorn, or Mercy in a wave-based, survival mode against Omnic robots. The Uprising event needs to delve into the motives behind Blackwatch , which will subsequently give information on Talon's motives. While not yet confirmed, a Blackwatch Archives or general Archives event certainly sounds like an exciting direction. Read More »

Motorola's Moto Z3 Play specs listed by the FCC

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While the Moto G6 is said to feature a 5.7-inch "Max Vision" 18:9 full-HD display, along with "Attentive Display" support, the Moto G6 Play will come with a 5.7-inch HD display. The fingerprint sensor will be embedded in the front-facing home button, below the display. The phone has a 3000 mAh battery, with support for turbocharging via a USB type C port. Read More »

Lindsay Lohan Loses 'Grand Theft Auto: V' Lawsuit Over 'Likeness' To Character

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The court said that Lacey may constitute a "portrait" under NY civil rights law but that the artistic rendering was "satirical" and "not reasonably identifiable". In late 2016, the case was thrown out when a NY court ruled in favor of Take-Two, stating that the video game doesn't fall under the statutory definition of "advertising" or "trade" and hence, doesn't fall under the state's publicity laws. Read More »