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US, Korean officials to discuss Hanjin Shipping fallout

The shipping firm has sought bankruptcy protection after a plan to restructure its finances was rejected by its creditor banks on Tuesday last week. Judge John Sherwood in Newark, New Jersey, on Tuesday ordered a hearing on Friday to make sure that creditors are protected during the bankruptcy. Read More »

Longer Tweets Could Be Coming September 19

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The exact terms of the change have not yet been ironed out. "We appreciate that the beauty of the platform is the brevity and speed of interactions", Dara Nasr, managing director at Twitter UK told Mirror Online. Twitter previous year, however, did remove the 140-character limit from direct messages. According to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the changes are some of the biggest the company has ever instituted. Read More »

'Star Trek' explores for 50 years and beyond

Owners Devan Daniels and Michael Mangold say its a business decision to move to Drumheller-a place they hope they can "live long and prosper". It was on a Thursday night, September 8th, 1966 on NBC that creator Gene Rodenberry introduced us to the 23rd century exploits of Captain James Tiberious Kirk and his crew on the Starship Enterprise . Read More »

SC issues notice to Centre on AAP govt's appeals against LG power

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However, Rohatgi said that since Delhi is a Union Territory, AAP does not have the right to file petitions, as decided during the "NDMC versus State of Punjab" case. The Court has also asked the Centre to file a counter affidavit within a month, following which AAP would get a couple of weeks to respond to the affidavit. Read More »

Sony Unveils Two New PlayStation Units

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If you want 4K video , you'll have to stream it, but Sony doesn't think consumers will mind because the PS4 Pro is " primarily a gaming platform ". In fact, that seems very unlikely. You won't see any new modes or special features in games on the PS4 Pro , just graphical improvements. PS4 Pro releases ovember 10, 2016 and cost $399/£349. Read More »

USGS upgrading Oklahoma earthquake to 5.8 magnitude

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The commission has no jurisdiction in Osage County, but it recommended the EPA order wells shut within an oblong area of interest that stretches over 725 square miles of Pawnee and Osage counties. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. The Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association told The Wall Street Journal that the state's response could have a negative impact on oil and gas production. Read More »

Mario Maker, Yoshi's Woolly World get shrunk for 3DS

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The game will include all of the platforming stages from the Wii U version, as well as new Poochy stages. Mario Maker will arrive in December 2017 with nearly all of the functionality of its Wii U predecessor intact-with the notable exception of uploading user-made levels and searching for specific levels online by their level codes. Read More »

Apple sends out invite for iPhone 7 launch event

Though huge changes are not expected this year in the iPhone 7, many reports suggest that Apple might let go of its headphone jack, and instead replace it with another speaker. By going directly to Apple's website, you can add the event directly to your calendar by clicking on the "Add to your calendar" button at the bottom. Read More »

Twitter to share ad revenue on videos by US individual users

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The opening up of Twitter's Amplify Publisher Program is a step toward monetization for such creators, though they will need to post their Vines onto Twitter to reap the benefits (at least for now). Twitter's stock is down about 20.6 percent this year and was trading at $18.38 Tuesday. Above: Twitter added an earnings section to its Engage app . Read More »

Fitbit makes exercise even more of a game

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The Charge 2 also has a larger display, better heart-rate tracking, smart notifications and interchangeable bands. As for the new Charge 2 activity tracker, it's the successor to the Charge HR. A thinner, stylish new band is now interchangeable, so users can accessorize for work, workouts, and nights out. Both of the new trackers offer up to five days of battery life, which is decent, but is by no means industry-leading. Read More »

Apple's next iPhone will likely be unveiled Sept. 7

We've rounded up some of the best interpretations of the iPhone 7 invite. But to back up the claim, here's the proof that many people went insane upon hearing - a "real" gold edition of iPhone 7! In September 7, Apple is expected to release two variants of the iPhone 7 lineup: iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus . Read More »

Tropical Storm Gaston is moving northwest in the Atlantic

Expect periods of heavy rain and gusty winds for the first half of next week, even though this system is not headed toward us. Another disturbance that's already in the Gulf could also bring rain to the Southeast - and unfortunately to parts of flood-stricken Louisiana and Texas. Read More »

Sony To Make Available Playstation Games To Windows PC

Recommended specs are Windows 7 Service Pack 1 as a minimum, with Windows 10 compatibility listed, a 3.5GHz Intel Core i3 or 3.8GHz AMD A10 and 300MB of hard drive space. Sony has announced that it is finally enabling two-step verification on PlayStation Network accounts, more than half a decade after the first cracks in its security were discovered . Read More »

Samsung to start refurbished program for smartphones

The South Korean mobile giant is attempting to find ways for sustaining the revenue by refurnishing or restructuring the device line up. Its major focus, according to the report , is to "maximize its cost efficiency", while maintaining its operating margins above 10 percent. Read More »

What to Expect at WWE's SummerSlam Tonight

Nearly all of the angles involving women on SmackDown Live had involved Eva Marie, so we will see where they take this. This will probably be the show opener, and it will fire up the crowd for the rest of the night. Central to the storied relationship between MMA and the WWE is one Brock Lesnar . His last defeat in singles action came past year at SummerSlam , at the hands of the Undertaker (and that was after a low blow). Read More »

Ryan Lochte to Address Rio Controversy in Interview With Matt Lauer

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Lauer was in contact with the Olympian during the scandal. Lochte first lied about the robbery to his mother, Ileana Lochte, who spoke with reporters, the police official said. In his detailed account, Bentz said Lochte stood up and got into a "heated verbal exchange" with the guards. "They were not victims of the crimes they claimed". Read More »

Huawei G9 Plus unveiled with SD625 SoC, 16MP camera

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The smartphone comes powered with the company's own Kirin 955 octa-core SoC with 4 Cortex A72 cores that is clocked at 2.5GHz and 4 Cortex A53 cores which is clocked at 1.8GHz. On connectivity front the options comprise of 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.1, Infrared, USB Type-C and a virtual triple antenna for better convenience and handling. Read More »

BMW's turbomeister 2002 celebration

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Set to make its public debut at the Pebble Beach Concours on Sunday, this model is said to celebrate the birth of BMW's turbocharged auto. The front packs a reimagined version of the shark-nose style common throughout BMW's range in the 70s and 80s, albeit with a larger kidney grille than was common back then - like cars in general, the grille is a detail that has inexorably grown over the past few decades. Read More »

USA prepares to hand over power of the internet's naming system

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While privatization of the IANA function was part of the US plan for the internet , it was accelerated by the Edward Snowden revelations about government surveillance of online communications. Lawrence Strickling, the head of the NTIA, said in a blog post that the transition "represents the final step in the USA government's longstanding commitment , supported by three [presidential] administrations, to privatize the internet's domain-name system". Read More »

Google Launches New Video Chat App

To make calls feel more like an invitation rather than an interruption, a feature in Duo called Knock Knock is created which lets you see live video of your caller before you answer, giving you a sense of what they're up to and why they want to chat. Read More »

Titanfall 2 multiplayer preview: Seasoned Veterans

One thing that surprised us after the release of the first Titanfall was just how much fans wanted to learn about the universe. As for the first open beta that will take place on August 19th, it will feature two modes: Bounty Hunt and Pilot vs. Read More »

EU plans to extend some telecom rules to web-based providers

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According to a Reuters report , the Commission is looking to go the other way and extend the directive to providers such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft. Telecommunications companies such as Telefonica and Vodafone have asked for regulations like these to be implemented for some time to " level the playing field " between them and over-the-top services. Read More »

Sony Sends Out Invite To A PlayStation Event For September 7

The Sony "PlayStation Meeting" will take place on September 7th, 2016 during which the company will "share details about the PlayStation business". The new device, referred to internally as "Neo" in reports about its development, is said to support 4K games and other media. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S Series to Ditch Flat Screen Models from Here on

Samsung introduced a new Always On Display with the Galaxy Note7 including enhanced features created to help users get more out of their smartphone , even when the screen is off. Aside from a free Gear Fit 2 , a bonus that is also available in Western markets, the company is also offering 50% off screen replacements as well as a 100,000 won ($90) gift card that can be used at the Samsung Pay Mall. Read More »

New Battlefield 1 Video Series Focuses on Weapons

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The video also features DICE developers talking about the WWI-era inspired weapons and the different kind of warfare set in the era for which the studio put a lot of effort in background research. Since summer ends on September 21 in the USA, players can expect the beta release to occur from now until mid-September. "The arsenal of Battlefield 1's weaponry is super-exciting to me", said design director Lars Gustavsson. Read More »

Leaders of Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia focus on boosting trade

Rouhani earlier said Azerbaijan had agreed to provide half of the funding needed to extend the Iranian rail network to the Azeri border. They underlined the significance of this meeting in terms of the expansion of cooperation in political, economic, energy, transport and other fields. Read More »

Telangana gangster Nayeemuddin killed in joint police operation

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Mahabubnagar police confirmed that the operation began at 8:30 am but refused to give more information. Armed policemen surrounded the house, following a tip-off about presence of the gangster. Going by the alias Nayeem , this renegade naxal leader had given the police a slip back in 2007. They had also complained that they had received veiled threats from Nayeemuddin not to intervene in his activities. Read More »

Man Claims Tesla Autopilot Saved His Life

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In late July, Joshua Neally left his office in Springfield, Missouri early so he could get home for his daughter's fourth birthday celebration. He called his wife and agreed to go to the emergency room. Luo criticized Tesla for exaggerating the automatic driving function but only using a small space on the manual to warn users that it is only an assistance driving system. Read More »

Maharashtra bridge collapse: Death toll rises to 20

An official press release said Mr. Ahir directed NDRF to expand its search and rescue operations beyond the present 15 kms to an area 30 kms downstream. The state government on Thursday announced a judicial probe in the collapse of a British-era bridge in which at least 22 people in two buses went missing. Read More »