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Macron invites world key CEOs to "choose France"

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France is indeed pushing hard on the AI front these days, as is the neighboring U.K. Just days ago, the French and British governments announced extensive new collaborations on AI research. Pichai and Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg are guests of Macron's on Monday, among 140 top executives from a variety of industries. Read More »

N.Korean delegation arrives in S.Korea for Olympics preparations

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Another group of Pyongyang officials are due to visit this week to tour the Olympic main stadium in Pyeongchang. Earlier, the Russian Olympic Committee submitted a list of 500 athletes, seeking to take part in the upcoming Games. The two Koreas have agreed to march together under a unification flag - a pale blue silhouette of the Korean peninsula - at the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on February 9, and to form a unified women's ice hockey team. Read More »

Opera adds anti-cryptocurrency mining feature to mobile browsers

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Makers of the Opera browser are fighting back against the recent trend of hijacking people's browsers with cryptocurrency mining scripts. According to some reports, there are now more than 3m websites exposed to " cryptojacking ", so the need for extra protection is substantial and only likely to grow in the forseeable future. Read More »

Lara Croft Tries To Survive In New TOMB RAIDER Trailer

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Nonetheless, Hollywood refuses to give up on such projects, and thus we'll soon have Fassbender's wife, Oscar victor Alicia Vikander , stepping into the role first played on-screen by Angelina Jolie when Tomb Raider swings into theaters this March. Read More »

Maniac threatens mass shooting at 'fake news' CNN headquarters

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In an arrest affidavit released Monday, FBI agent Sean Callaghan wrote that Griesemer "made approximately 22 total calls to CNN" between January 9 and January 10. A federal affidavit cited by CNN on Monday night said the suspect, Brandon Griesemer, made 22 calls to the news network from a Detroit suburb. "We take any threats to CNN employees or workplaces, around the world, extremely seriously". Read More »

Fog advisory Monday: DayStarter climate

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Over a hundred of flights have been cancelled at airports in Chicago as light rain and dense fog continue to push through northern IL and northwest Indiana. If driving.slow down. use your headlights.and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. A significant freezing rain even is also expected for some areas including Caledon and Dufferin County. Read More »

Waymo Is Heading to Atlanta with its Self-Driving Vehicles

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Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent Alphabet, is adding a new city to its roster of testing locations: Atlanta. The expansion was announced in a Tweet on Monday. The area also experiences about 50 inches of rainfall each year, making it a good test ground for less-than-ideal weather situations. In a statement to The Verge , Waymo said that it began 3D mapping downtown Atlanta last week. Read More »

South Korean Media Show Split Opinion on North Korea's Olympic Participation

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But the recent moves also irritated many in the South, who accused Seoul of making too many concessions to the hostile, wayward neighbour that regularly issues military threats against the South. The deal confirmed Saturday built on a breakthrough agreement reached Wednesday at the Korean neighbors' shared border. At working-level talks on January 15, the two Koreas agreed on the North sending the orchestra for concerts in Seoul and Gangneung. Read More »

Working Xbox Watch Seen In Leaked Images

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Either way, it looks as though Microsoft's interest in wrist-mounted wearables is probably over, for now. The low-resolution display only shows us four apps: GPS, Workouts, Settings, and a debug menu for developers who were working on the watch. Read More »

Aguero hat trick helps Man City get back to winning ways

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Sergio Aguero played down his own heroics after Manchester City got their title charge moving again with victory over his favourite whipping boys Newcastle. With the win, City took its points tally for the season to 65. Given their current predicament, which sees them in 15th place in the Premier League, just one point above the relegation zone, Newcastle United need to make the very most of the options that they have at their disposal. Read More »

'Tide Pod Challenge': Georgia teen among those sickened in unsafe trend

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The challenge involves people, mostly teenagers, eating the laundry capsules on video for others to see on social media. "They should not be played with", the Tide manufacturer said in a statement to CBS. According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers , there have been 40 reports of people aged 13-19 years intentionally ingesting laundry pods since the beginning of the year. Read More »

Bayek's Story Continues in Assassin's Creed Origins: The Hidden Ones

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Players will be traveling to the Sinai Desert (the area between Egypt and what is today Israel and other Middle Eastern countries), where the newborn Assassin Brotherhood must contend with a Roman occupation of the region. Players will have access to four new Legendary weapons, a new outfit, two new mounts and multiple new weapons, as well as two new levels for all crafted gear. Read More »

Airtel revises Rs 399 plan to counter Reliance Jio

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Airtel has revised its Rs 399 plan to offer benefits for 84 days, a report by TelecomTalk read on Monday. The Bharti Mittal-led telecom company has revised its Rs 399 plan to give a tough fight to its one of the closest rivals-Jio. Airtel, a leading telecom operator has revamped its Rs 399 prepaid plan. The company then upgraded the pack so that it featured a validity of 70 days, granting customers an ample 70GB of data in all. Read More »

Vivo X20 Plus UD Coming On Jan

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The X20 Plus UD features similar specifications as the Vivo X20 Plus, right from the processor, but the major change is the under display scanner. But it will be sans the fingerprint sensor at the back and X20 UD will slightly differ in terms of dimensions as well. Read More »

Short Term Outlook For Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

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Federated Investors Pa holds 1.24M shares. Netflix, Inc is a provider an Internet television network. Verition Fund Mgmt Lc holds 0.05% in Netflix, Inc . It also reduced its holding in Monolithic Power Systems (NASDAQ:MPWR) by 30,784 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 53,939 shares, and cut its stake in Pulte Group Inc (NYSE:PHM). Read More »

Mobile wins five of six awards in latest OpenSignal US network report

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Although T-Mobile hasn't swept every category like it did past year, the only test that the company didn't win was 4G latency, and even there it only lost to AT&T by a minuscule 1.45 milliseconds. Both T-Mobile and Verizon reported scores of more than 90%. All tests were done where coverage was available for each carrier. That's a more substantial 16% improvement from last fall's 14.91Mbps, but still behind T-Mobile's average speed. Read More »

Microsoft announces education-focused laptops starting at $189

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Shrinking budgets can lead schools to choose devices with a stripped-down experience and a limited lifespan, unfortunately costing more over time and offering less to students. The companies say the move will give teachers broader classroom management tools within Office 365. Minecraft is getting a new chemistry module for students . Read More »

Google honours Sergei Eisenstein on his 120th birth anniversary

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Film montage is an editing technique that pieces together a series of frames to form a continuous sequence that is used at several defining moments in films - you can easily recall some of it in The Godfather , The Karate Kid , that was refined in the early 20th century by the Soviet director. Read More »

Apple and Malala Fund team up to endorse Education for Girls

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The initial goal is to provide more than 100,000 girls with secondary education opportunities. Apple says it will help the organization scale through assisting with technology, curriculum, and research into policy changes that are needed to help girls around the world complete their education. Read More »

IPhone X Could Be Discontinued In 2018 Says Apple Analyst

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During a trip to China , Apple boss Tim Cook said he "couldn't be happier" with the demand for the iPhone X in the People's Republic. It was released to mark the 10th anniversary of the first iPhone and is considered to be the most innovative mobile released in years. Read More »

Dixons Carphone CEO quits to join Boots

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Analysts are forecasting a 2% rise in overall United Kingdom like-for-like sales over the 10 weeks to January 6, which would mark a slowdown on the 3% growth in the second quarter. Baldock is now Group CEO of Shop Direct , the online retailer, a position which he has held since 2012. "For the remainder of this year we have an early Easter, a new Samsung phone and the first week or two of our World Cup promotion to look forward to, and work continues on redefining and refocusing our ... Read More »

Nokia flagship 2018 smartphone tipped to feature 5 camera setup

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Apart from the Nokia 9 , Nokia 1, Nokia 6 (2018 ), and Nokia 3310 4G, the China-exclusive Nokia 7 may also be unveiled for a global audience at HMD Global's pre-MWC 2018 even, though that seems unlikely. No other details about the upcoming Nokia smartphone are known as of now. It is also mentioned to come powered by the Qualcomm's latest flagship processor, Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform. Read More »

South Koreans not happy for joint hockey team

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At the opening ceremony, the joint delegation "will be led into the Olympic stadium by the Korean unification flag" carried together by athlete from each country, the IOC said. "Let us not forget that such an agreement would have seemed impossible only a few weeks ago", Bach said, in an apparent reference to the feverish tension triggered past year by the North's repeated missile tests. Read More »

Facebook gives users the job of judging news sources

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Publishers already hate the idea, as this "crowdsourcing of opinions" could lead to manipulation. "This update will not change the amount of news you see on Facebook", he said. We could try to make that decision ourselves, but that's not something we're comfortable with. "This would be positive for consumers, as well as help to address "fake news" issues". Read More »

South Africa's ANC to force Zuma to quit as president

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Asked about the reports that Zuma would be asked to resign, an ANC spokeswoman said: "We can't confirm rumours of things that we don't know". Maphatsoe says the ANC NEC has the power to take constructive decisions and the MKMVA fully supports this. Read More »

Will These Stocks Remain Hot? NIKE, Inc. (NKE), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

Deutsche Bank maintained Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) on Friday, July 31 with "Buy" rating. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) earned "Buy" rating by Brean Capital on Wednesday, August 5. Jefferies maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. The rating was maintained by Pacific Crest on Friday, August 7 with "Overweight". As per Monday, July 24, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. Read More »

Turkish shelling marks start of Afrin operation, minister says

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The attacks could also complicate Turkey's push to improve its relationship with Russian Federation. "Also, we provide the United Nations with comprehensive information". Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan had called the USA -proposed force an "army of terror", and vowed to crush it. Ankara says that these two groups are affiliates of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) recognized as terrorist in Turkey. Read More »

Trump touts 'economic success' in Women's March tweet

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They were joined by Italian actress and director Asia Argento, who made headlines after alleging in 2017 she had been sexually assaulted by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein in the 1990s. 20 from 10 a.m. 3 p.m. Deep in the crowd, Susanne Burger, a resident of Westchester, New York, and co-founder of Westchester Citizen Therapists, shared her concerns surrounding gerrymandering and voter disenfranchisement at the march. Read More »

Tim Cook Says iPhone Users Can Turn Off Throttling -- Soon

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Italy's antitrust authority has opened an investigation into claims that Apple and Samsung have used software updates to hobble phones and encourage consumers to upgrade hardware. Apple now faces dozens of class action lawsuits in the U.S. for degrading the performance of iPhones. Apple CEO, Tim Cook, said: "Apple is a success story that could only have happened in America, and we are proud to build on our long history of support for the USA economy". Read More »