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Investigation launched into Cuban plane crash Investigation launched into Cuban plane crash
- May 22, 2018

On May 18, A Boeing 737 aircraft with 104 passengers aboard crashed shortly after takeoff from the Jose Marti International airport in Havana , according to state-run TV. From the supermarket where he works near the airport, Jose Luis, 49, said he could see the plane taking off before it banked and plunged to the ground. (more...)
Venezuela's Maduro plans to bring in Colombians to vote for him: Santos Venezuela's Maduro plans to bring in Colombians to vote for him: Santos
- May 21, 2018

Last year, 125 people were killed in the clashes between government forces and demonstrators, according to Reuters. The action against Cabello, second-in-command of the ruling United Socialist party, comes just ahead of elections scheduled for Sunday. (more...)
Sea of Thieves The Hungering Deep is Out Later This Month Sea of Thieves The Hungering Deep is Out Later This Month
- May 18, 2018

Rare has released a new short video on their YouTube channel, the video teases Sea of Thieves fans about the coming Hungering Deep content update. Alongside the announcement, we get a trailer talking about giant sea monsters, ancient seafarers, sacrifices, which is some really intriguing stuff, even if we haven't seen or heard much about the gameplay just yet. (more...)
Huawei announce Australian availability for P20 Huawei announce Australian availability for P20
- May 18, 2018

Given the price, Honor 10's popularity is hardly surprising. It's a big day for Huawei in Australia with their new range of smartphones encompassing the Huawei P20 Pro , P20, Nova 3e and Nova 2 Lite all on-sale today. The Huawei P20 is available from today for $999 through MobileCiti. The absolute star of the Huawei range is definitely the P20 Pro in Twilight - but the rest of the Huawei range are very impressive with some extremely sharp pricing. (more...)
Xiaomi schedules an event on May 31, Mi 8 expected to launch Xiaomi schedules an event on May 31, Mi 8 expected to launch
- May 18, 2018

As per various reports, the company is planning to launch the Mi 8 Anniversary Edition smartphone at the event. Alongside the Mi 7 and Mi 8th anniversary edition smartphone, the Mi Band 3 fitness tracker and the Mi Max 3 are also expected to be launched during Xiaomi's 2018 Annual Product Launch event. (more...)
Apple's 'Everyone Can Code' launched for students with disabilities Apple's 'Everyone Can Code' launched for students with disabilities
- May 18, 2018

By the end of this year, all the schools which support students with vision , hearing or other assistive needs will be able to use Apple's Everyone Can Code scheme for Swift to code in iOS and other Apple devices. Students can even learn from iPad with Swift Playgrounds. For students with hearing impairments, the Swift curricula will utilize captions, LED flash alerts and iPhone compatible hearing aids. (more...)
Xbox Adaptive Controller a 'first' for disabled gamers Xbox Adaptive Controller a 'first' for disabled gamers
- May 18, 2018

Microsoft and Xbox's commitment to accessibility has lead to the Xbox Adaptive Controller and will, in turn, lead to many more people being able to enjoy the pastime we all love. The key to making the controller work is its versatility. Created in collaboration with The AbleGamers Charity, The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, SpecialEffect, Warfighter Engaged, Craig Hospital, and community members the new Xbox Adaptive Controller is a testament to inclusive design. (more...)
Evidence of Planet Nine Possibly Found Evidence of Planet Nine Possibly Found
- May 18, 2018

The object orbits around our Sun at a radius which is near about thirty-five to eight hundred sixty-two times bigger than the radius of the orbit of the Earth. After that, the team added certain properties of a possible ninth planet which some researchers from Caltech theorized about in 2015. Guess what? The object's orbit matched nearly exactly. (more...)
Google Chrome's green Google Chrome's green "Secure" URL label will soon disappear
- May 18, 2018

Since we'll soon start marking all HTTP pages as "not secure" , we'll step towards removing Chrome's positive security indicators so that the default unmarked state is secure. are loaded via HTTPS instead of HTTP. Moreover, the secure tag also shows that the user's data is being encrypted and that it is not going to be sent in plain text like HTTP does. (more...)
Goodbye To Google Play Music, Hello To New YouTube Music Service Goodbye To Google Play Music, Hello To New YouTube Music Service
- May 18, 2018

Interestingly, since last few years, Google has been trying to acquire Spotify , but their efforts haven't borne fruit yet. Now, the tech giant has officially announced YouTube Music. YouTube remains the biggest video site on the internet, with over 1.8 billion accounts watching each month. Although YouTube Music was part of Youtube Red before, now, it is now being offered as a standalone service. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J6 with Infinity Display Launch on May 21: Features, Specifications Samsung Galaxy J6 with Infinity Display Launch on May 21: Features, Specifications
- May 18, 2018

And here for advertising Galaxy S9 the company released a new video in which he ridiculed the " Apple " smartphone. It has also revealed that the smartphone will hit stores starting from May 22. Samsung is likely to offer the Galaxy J6 in three different storage options varying from 2GB or 3GB or 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB storage. As far as the photography hardware is concerned, it is expected to come with a 13MP camera on the back and an 8MP front snapper. (more...)
Halo: Fireteam Raven announced, 130-inch 4K arcade cabinet Halo: Fireteam Raven announced, 130-inch 4K arcade cabinet
- May 18, 2018

The Halo: Fireteam Raven machine will feature a 130-inch monitor capable of 4K visuals with "four turret-mounted, multipurpose machine guns". Unfortunately, it's not the Halo game fans have been expecting. Whether you're slaying Covenant soldiers, destroying space crafts, or exterminating the parasitic lifeform the Flood, Halo : Fireteam Raven will offer everything great about the Halo series despite being an arcade experience. (more...)
Teen develops Teen develops "wet lung" after vaping for three weeks
- May 18, 2018

They work by heating liquid to a vapor that the user inhales and releases in an odorless cloud. The liquid is known as e-juice, and it contains flavorings, propylene glycol, glycerin and often nicotine - though many users are unaware of this final addictive ingredient. (more...)
The ultimate HTC U12+ leak leaves no question answered The ultimate HTC U12+ leak leaves no question answered
- May 18, 2018

Driving all those pixels will be the Snapdragon 845 chip paired with 6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage . The phone looks like it will come in 64GB and 128GB configurations, with a microSD slot capable of boosting storage to 2TB. (more...)
The next feature update for Xbox One is available for everyone now The next feature update for Xbox One is available for everyone now
- May 18, 2018

Secondly, they've also added a "Details" page in family settings so parents can better leverage their controls on Xbox One . In this update , we're adding support for additional panel refresh rates. The announcement was made by Hello Games' Sean Murray during today's Inside XBox. Now, sharing is getting even quicker! Thanks to this update , you can now trim clips directly from the Guide. (more...)
Steam Link App BETA Now Available For All Android Users Steam Link App BETA Now Available For All Android Users
- May 18, 2018

Obviously, we're talking about streaming your games from the PC/Mac to a smartphone, not actually running them from the Android or iOS device. It is, but before you pack your bags and head out the door prepared to play games like Grand Theft Auto V or The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on your daily commute, there are some limitations to what the Steam Link app can do: First and foremost of those is that it only works with a PC that's on the same network. (more...)
Sony is updating existing headphones with Google Assistant Sony is updating existing headphones with Google Assistant
- May 18, 2018

On these first two devices, Sony has repurposed the "ambient" button for Assistant, but you have control over whether or not this is active. Prior to this update going out Google Assistant was technically accessible from both of these pars of headphones but to activate it you were required to hold down the call button. (more...)
Glowing Sunset Follows Severe Storms in CT Glowing Sunset Follows Severe Storms in CT
- May 18, 2018

Her home was OK, but some of her neighbors saw a tremendous amount of damage. Almost every road in town was impacted. Dayle Knapp, of Knapp Tree Inc., said his tree removal crews couldn't clear the streets until utility workers take care of the wires. (more...)
Microsoft's Bing Search Engine has Banned Crypto Ads Microsoft's Bing Search Engine has Banned Crypto Ads
- May 17, 2018

The announcement came by way of a short post on the Bing Ads blog . Bing fears that cryptocurrency-related advertisements can potentially increase the risk of users being scammed. Now, a few months later, Bing hops on the crypto-ad ban train and does the same thing. In January, social media giant Facebook banned all ads promoting cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and ICOs. (more...)
Epic Games release new mode with BIG V-Bucks rewards Epic Games release new mode with BIG V-Bucks rewards
- May 17, 2018

Instead, it's basically a competitive mode: you'll play against "other self-selected competitors" and be placed on a leaderboard that ranks players based on their performance in their first 50 games. It would cost you almost $400 to purchase 50,000 V-Bucks yourself, or nearly $200 to purchase 25,000. Epic says this game mode is "a one-off stepping stone to learn how to build great events for all types of players", which means other events just like this could become a regular occurance. (more...)