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Like Google 'Posts' in Search results expand to musicians

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Musicians can go to posts. google .com and get verified. It can be images, videos, GIFs, or just simple text posts. It's even easier to stay updated with your favorite musicians, because they now have the power to post directly to the front page of Google's search results! Updates from musicians will appear within their respective Knowledge Panel, which typically shows up when the artist's name is searched for specifically. Read More »

Ex-Trump campaign manager faces Russian Federation interview

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Schiff told reporters that while Lewandowski did answer a set of questions concerning his time after the campaign, "Nonetheless, witnesses don't get to pick and choose when it comes to very relevant testimony to our investigation, so we have requested a subpoena". Read More »

Super Smash Bros confirmed for Nintendo Switch with moody announcement teaser

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Nintendo has had a huge 2017 with the launch of the Nintendo Switch , a hybrid home console/portable gaming machine that has literally took the world by storm. Three of the seven game types were confirmed - action, racing, and puzzle. WarioWare Gold - a collection of 300 microgames is out on August 3. A couple of new Mario games are also in line, with a Luigi's Mansion remake and a new Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story and Bowser Jr.'s Story for next year. Read More »

Amazon's Alexa randomly laughs at users and nobody knows why

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The random laugh is different from the "tee-hee" laugh Alexa gives when asked if it can laugh. Tesla co-founder Musk is among high profile figures who have called for vigilance to ensure artificial intelligence doesn't turn on humans. Amazon began as an online book seller. Making matters worse is that the laughter Alexa uses is not the digital assistant's built-in recording. The company also said that instead of simply laughing when asked, the digital assistant, which is accessible through ... Read More »

Mario Tennis Switch Release Date, More Details Revealed

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These special shots consume energy from a gauge, which limits the amount of tennis fury you can unleash at one time. Taking three hits will break a racket, and if you have no rackets left, you forfeit the match. The idea of a proper story mode also sounds promising. You will have several different surprises, as each play through of the game is different. Also included is a "swing mode" where you shake joyikons to intuitively shoot various shots , a "story mode" for one person who can ... Read More »

McLaren BP23 'Hyper GT' will beat F1's 243-mph top speed

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But Flewitt has said that while the new model is an homage to the first McLaren road auto, it is not a direct successor. That auto combined a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 with an electric motor for a total of 903 horsepower, though it's unknown at this point what sort of system McLaren has in mind for the new BP23. Read More »

Penguins find camera, take awesome selfie

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The video isn't a true " selfie " - the camera was recording when the birds approached it - but charmed viewers don't seem to mind. One big cutie-pie of an Emperor penguin spies the machine, waddles over, gives us an intimate view of penguin tummy and feet, then "thwack!" expertly kicks the camera into proper selfie position. Read More »

Facebook to exclusively stream 25 Major League Baseball games a year

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First Pitch will showcase the YouTube TV brand during the first pitches of games on MLB Network and MLB.tv, and will be amplified on the MLB.com and MLB social channels. The first game on Facebook Watch will be a matchup between the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets at Citi Field on Wednesday, April 4. Major League Baseball and Facebook reached an agreement to stream games on the social media site season, starting with Mets-Phillies on April 4. Read More »

Nintendo serves up Mario Tennis Aces onto Switch, arriving June 22nd

Zone Shots , which can damage an opponent's racket, are one kind of powered-up option that players have at their disposal. The game will allow up to four players at once which should make Mario Tennis Aces a good game for parties. All those moves consume energy from a gauge that slowly fills up over the course of a rally. A much faster way to replenish it is to use a Trick Shot , which lets you jump to cover more ground, but also must be timed properly. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 Review Roundup: Should You Just Get An S8?

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BGR : "Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 + are impressive phones, to say the least". It was originally expected that the Galaxy Note 9 would be the first Samsung phone to feature an in-display fingerprint sensor, but according to Ming-Chi Kuo , a research analyst at KGI Securities, this is no longer the case . Read More »

Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X Android P: What You Need to Know

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Since this is the first preview, it is advised to install it on a secondary device or if you're an app developer. So, yes, you can expect more iPhone X-looking Android devices in the future. In order to use the Google Lens in an Android smartphone, all you need to do is to choose a picture from the Google Photos app . Google has also gone on and also added a comprehensive guide to flashing the device if one is not too sure about how to go about it. Read More »

Apple audit finds more problems

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The twelfth edition of the annual report audited nearly 200 suppliers for the first time, which could explain the hike in violations. Apple found 44 "core violations" of its labour rules in 2017, double the previous year. The company's efforts have managed to bring low-performing facilities to just 1 per cent, the report notes. A score of 60 to 89 is representative of a medium performer. Read More »

On Twitter, fake news travels more rapidly than real news

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A new study finds that false information on the social media network travels six times faster than the truth and reaches far more people. Perhaps the novelty of false stories attracts human attention and encourages sharing, conveying status on sharers who seem more "in the know". Read More »

Fornite Battle Royale Coming to iOS with Cross-Platform Support

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Upon reception of the email, the message will include a link to download the game from the App Store , as well as invite codes to share with others. Users on iOS will soon be able to sign up to receive invites into an early version of the game, with Android support to come thereafter. Read More »

H1Z1 Goes Free-to-Play, One Week After Paid Release

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H1Z1 is now going free-to-play, which you may find odd considering just last week, H1Z1 finally had a full release . Those who purchased H1Z1 for $19.99 in the week since its formal launch on February 28 may be upset to find that the game is now free. Read More »

Google Lens Rolling Out to Every Android Phone, iOS Coming Soon

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However, on the developer preview of Android P , the interface approaches a more colourful layout, complete with coloured icon n the notification panel and the Settings menu. This update comes with some console enhancements, device updates, new Bluetooth APIs, addresses developer feedback, and more. This build is out about as early in the development process as possible, making way for app developers to create their apps with optimizations for P well in advance of its release. Read More »

Surprise! Google just released the first Android P Preview: Top 5 features

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Just as rumored, Android P will support notch designs going forward, making it easier for vendors to develop smartphones that look like the iPhone X . The relevant APIs for developers are unhidden which closely gives us an idea that they can even take advantage of this particular functionality on the devices running Android P . Read More »

We Should Know Life is unusual 2 Details Very Soon

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Farewell sees the return of Max Caulfield, the lead character of the original Life is odd. We also get to see Chloe as a happy daughter with loving parents in a strong family. I really do not want to spoil how it ends but I did find myself taking a moment as the credits rolled to just appreciate the series and remembering the first game and just why it was such a special gaming experience. Read More »

President Muhammadu Buhari receives the FIFA World Cup in Abuja

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Buhari also received home-based CHAN Super Eagles who emerged runners-up in the recently concluded home-based African Cup of Nations in Morocco as well as basketball and Paralympic teams. Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited officials have confirmed that there will be a dinner at the Banquet Hall of the State House for invited guests, and on Thursday, a whole -day consumer viewing of the trophy is planned for the Old Parade Ground, Abuja . Read More »

Relief call for telecom

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The package was cleared by the Cabinet based on the recommendations of the Inter Ministerial Group (IMG) on the telecom sector. This is likely to help with the cash flow in the short to medium term, while adding Rs. Similarly, Bharti Airtel , which is acquiring Norwegian firm Telenor's India business, while also merging Tata Teleservices' consumer mobile business, will also stand to gain from the move. Read More »

OnePlus 6 info leak reveals Snapdragon 845 and 19:9 aspect ratio

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Interestingly, OnePlus 6 could be one of the many smartphones which are expected to come with an iPhone X-like notch. Ahead of the official announcement, AnTuTu benchmark scores of the OnePlus 6 have been leaked and they highlight some of the key specs of the smartphone, including its processor. Read More »

Amended child marriage bill approved in committee

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Teachers in Oklahoma have said they are considering a strike over teacher pay and school funding as well. In response to a deadly Florida school shooting last month, the state's Senate narrowly passed a bill Monday that would create new restrictions on rifle sales and allow some teachers to carry guns in schools. Read More »

NASA invites YOU to join mission sending 430000mph spacecraft to the Sun

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The US-based agency is teaming up with Star Trek icon William Shatner to urge members of the public to sign up to have their names stored on a microchip that will stowed aboard the Parker Solar Probe . This state-of-the-art heat shield will keep the four instrument suites created to study magnetic fields, plasma and energetic particles, and image the solar wind at room temperature. Read More »

New NASA data reveals many of Jupiter's hidden secrets

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Both of these motions effectively either add or subtract mass in different areas and that has an effect on the planet's gravity field. To see beneath Jupiter's veil of clouds and study its winds, the Juno team precisely measured the planet's gravitational field . Read More »

(MSFT) is Dividend Assets Capital LLC's Largest Position

Ghost Tree Capital Llc sold 150,600 shares as the company's stock rose 11.02% with the market. The institutional investor held 204,148 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $15.21M, down from 211,441 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

From Dusk Till Casa Bonita DLC drops March 20

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Mysterion's sister has fallen in with the Vamp Kids and they have taken over the Casa Bonita. A new type of hero is coming to South Park: The Fractured but Whole later this month, as the From Dusk Till Casa Bonita story DLC launches on 20th March. Read More »

Lamborghini drops the top on the Huracan Performante Spyder

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However, the removal of the roof has seen the addition of two rear buttresses, which are identical to those fitted to the regular Spyder and give the auto a unique silhouette whether the roof is up or down. How could Lamborghini make its Huracán Performante even more special? Time to claim the record for the fastest production convertible at the Nurburgring, eh Lamborghini? When compared to a Huracan Spyder , the higher-performance version is 35 kg lighter by comparison. Read More »