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Schiff says firing Mueller would echo Watergate

Schiff said such a decision would have "echoes of Watergate", when former President Richard Nixon ordered the termination of special prosecutor Archibald Cox . Why would Trump consider firing Mueller? Rosenstein said "no, I have not", when asked by Sen. Deputy Solicitor General Michael Dreeben has also joined Mueller's team. Read More »

Uber just fired 20 employees for harassment, bullying, discrimination and more

Law firm Perkins Coie investigated Fowler's claims and made recommendations, some or all of which will be adopted by the company, the source said on the condition of anonymity, while declining to give further details. In the long term, the increased scrutiny may finally result in the workplace changes that many have been saying that Uber needs to make for some time. Read More »

Amazing Word-Of-Mouth Is Making "Wonder Woman" A Box Office God

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She didn't get the part, but it led to her big Hollywood break in 2008 when she was cast in the "Fast & Furious" movie franchise as Gisele Yashar, an ex-Mossad agent. The film stars Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Chris Pine as Steve Trevor, Robin Wright as General Antiope, Connie Nielsen as Queen Hippolyta, Lisa Loven Kongsli as Menalippe, Danny Huston as General Erich Ludendorff, David Thewlis as Sir Patrick Morgan, Elena Anaya as Doctor Maru, Ewen Bremner as Charlie, Saïd ... Read More »

Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company

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Uber's board met Sunday with Holder and consultant Tammy Albarran to discuss the findings and "unanimously voted to adopt all the recommendations" of the report, according to the source. On Monday, Lyft announced a $25 million investment from Jaguar-Land Rover. Kalanick "has done some stupid things but he's the force behind what Uber is today", Gold said. Read More »

Trump says Comey lied, says he will '100%' testify under oath

Mr Flynn was himself forced out after misleading the vice-president about conversations with Russia's ambassador before Mr Trump took office. Trump's tweet about Comey was one in a series Sunday morning. Trump said, "Well, I'll tell you something about that maybe sometime in the very near future". " Who would do that? ". The president has answered Comey's Senate testimony with outright denials, new talk of possible tapes , and a pledge to tell his story under oath. Read More »

Suspected N.Korea drone photographed US missile defense site

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The drone had traveled at least 270 kilometers (168 miles), the distance between the demilitarized zone and Seongju, to reach the Thaad field. The drone was found in a South Korean border town last Friday and South Korean investigators have discovered hundreds of photos in its Sony-made camera, a Defense Ministry official said , requesting anonymity because of department rules. Read More »

Destiny 2 Releasing Earlier Than Expected, Beta Detailed

For those who pre-order on Xbox, the beta release date is July 19 at 10:00 a.m. PST / 1:00 p.m. EST. Perhaps best of all, those that pre-order the game will gain access to an early beta. So, PS4 players can get a day's head start on the beta. Additionally, attendees can experience the PC version in NVIDIA's booth #5230 in the West Hall. Read More »

Microsoft officially announces the Xbox One X at E3

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And while it may resemble its predecessors, the Xbox One X is the "smallest Xbox ever". Despite loving consoles, gamers always want the best device and the Xbox One X is definitely that. This new powerful console is shown off ahead of the E3 games show in Los Angeles. Microsoft has unveiled the next generation of its games console - the Xbox One X - which will be released later this year. Read More »

Free 4K Game Updates For Xbox One X Confirmed

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Lately, it has been the PlayStation 4 that has dominated the market when it came to the latest generation of consoles. Spencer announced that Xbox will expand the Xbox One backward compatibility library of almost 400 popular Xbox 360 games to include original Xbox classics, starting with fan favourite " Crimson Skies ". Read More »

Microsoft unveils 'worlds most powerful' 4K games console

Personally, while his argument does have merit, I already have an original Xbox One and don't really need another as I find that the console is good enough for me. Both the Xbox One X and the Playstation 4 Pro are marketed as sequels to their respective consoles, both of which were originally released in 2013, rather than successors. Read More »

Microsoft to launch 4K-enabled Xbox One X in November

The system, which runs games at 60fps (frames per second), is "the most powerful console ever made", Phil Spencer, head of Xbox , told the BBC . Sony Interactive Entertainment chairman, Shawn Layden, said "We are selling every single one we can make", talking about PS 4 consoles. The audio will be boosted by Dolby Atmos sound technology , and it also has High Dynamic Range (HDR ), which increases the range of colours the console can display. Read More »

What the First 10.5-Inch iPad Pro Reviews Are Saying

However, with the launch of the latest iPad Pro 10 .5, more of these barriers are being knocked down. The new iPad Pro tablets will run the latest iOS 11 . The Cupertino tech-giant Apple teased its upcoming revamped desktop computer, the Apple iMac Pro at the recently-concluded 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference , thereby taking the market by a storm. Read More »

Get iOS 11 for your device right now, here's how

Even app detail pages will get a facelift. iMessage app store also gets a new app drawer for swift access to stickers and apps. The iPad Pro's True Tone display, which debuted in the 9.7in model, automatically adapts colour and hue to suit the light of a given environment and with the iPad Pro's anti-reflective, oleophobic coating keeping glare and fingerprint smudges to a minimum, I was able to play games on a café patio, write emails underground and read articles in the back of a auto as ... Read More »

Microsoft's new console is the Xbox One X

However, one concern for many commentators and players alike was that this new console would only serve those people who already own a 4K television. These are included in the 30 other titles that will get the Xbox One X updates for free. A host of these titles will be enhanced to run in true 4K, and many will be available at the Xbox One X launch. Read More »

Apple new iMac with Intel Kaby Lake platform

Another great product from Apple , but everyone knows that once the iOS 11 has been released, the iPad Pro 2 will go from great to awesome. Geekbench 4 comparisons compiled by MacRumors suggest some of the newer models could be up to 20 percent faster than last year's MacBook Pros. Read More »

E3 2017: New footage and gameplay revealed for 'Days Gone'

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Players play as Deacon St. John, a Drifter and bounty hunter who would rather risk the dangers of the broken road than live in one of the "safe" wilderness encampments. Days Gone is expected to launch in 2018 exclusively for PlayStation 4 . Gameplay seems to be very similar to Uncharted and The Last of Us . Days Gone was one of the big surprises from last year's Sony E3 conference, which showcased its brand new horde mechanic, a attractive open world environment, along with an ... Read More »

PlayStation Press Conference Online and Start Time

Potentially, new gameplay footage and a release window for both titles may be unveiled. One of the most beloved games of all time is now going to come to the PS4, with Shadow of the Colossus getting a full fledged remake for the system. We may see a few Playstation VR games, and there will likely be a bundle deal (with games and a camera) for those who haven't taken the plunge on Playstation VR. Read More »

Apple App Store update moves tipping to in-app purchase territory

Until recently, Apple would delete the previous reviews from an app store listing after it has been updated. Apple is now cracking down on apps that send you notifications to review them on the App Store. One of the most annoying things about iOS gaming is the prompt to review apps. These apps also allow viewers to give tips to streamers. To block review requests from ever appearing on screen again, users can open the Settings app and scroll down to the iTunes & App Store menu. Read More »

The reason why Brendan Fraser wasn't in The Mummy remake

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He said, "We wanted to tip our hat to it, and there are two moments that do that in the film [including the Book of Amun-Ra, which Fraser's character uses to defeat Imhotep in 1999's The Mummy ]". But instead of falling prey to the curse of the DC Extended Universe, Wonder Woman remained strong. Movie studios often plan a film series before the first one hits theaters, only to find that their ambition outmatched the potential box office draw. Read More »

Alienware's E3 is all about gaming monitors and accessories

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The high-end 16-core will be factory-overclocked across all 16-cores and 32 logical threads. It also comes with all the features available on Alienware Advanced Gaming Mouse . However, the Elite Gaming Mouse provides weights inside that can be adjusted to the user's preference and five DPI modes instead of the Advanced Gaming Mouse's three. Read More »

Just Dance 2018 Release Date Confirmed for October

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Another annual release from Ubisoft, Just Dance is one of the publishers most recognized and best selling games. While we can't be for sure what all songs will make it onto the tracklist at this point, there are a few that were confirmed to be included in the game. Read More »

Apple demands cut of Chinese app 'tips'

You just need to head into Settings iTunes & App Store In-App Ratings & Reviews and slide the switch off. It's baffling that Apple approved apps like this in the first place - perhaps it's a side effect of faster app review times. This is great news for developers who had previously found Apple cracking down on tipping, but it's also good news for Apple's finances. The app "Mobile protection:Clean & Security VPN" claims to scan your iPhone for viruses and malware, charging a whopping $99.99 ... Read More »

PS4 Exclusive Days Gone Has Zombie Bears

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A early and apparent signature of the game is hordes of 30 to 40 zombies that mob you in dynamic ways and at anxiety-inducing speeds. Like, so many zombies on the screen. The game takes place two years after a global pandemic has killed nearly everyone, but transformed millions of others into what survivors call Freakers, mindless, feral creatures, more animal than human but very much alive and quickly evolving. Read More »

Hyundai premieres all-new Kona

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Sales of Kona would be crucial to help counter Hyundai's eroding auto sales in the US and China, where a backlash against South Korea's deployment of a USA anti-missile system hurt Korean businesses. The name Kona comes from the Hawaiian Islands, as are other Hyundai names like the Santa Fe. The engine delivers maximum torque of 265NM from 1,500 to 4,500rpm and is mated to Hyundai's efficient and responsive seven-speed dual-clutch transmission (7DCT). Read More »

Can the New iPad Pro Replace My Laptop? Not Quite

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So it senses when you are driving and it turns your iPhone to the " do not disturb " mode. This means you will miss out on vital new features and security patches. However, they have the option of overriding that feature by simply clicking on an option which says "I'm not driving right now". So your app doesn't have to be ideal from the very beginning, you can still release a v2 and clean your ratings. Read More »

IOS 11 Will Stop App Developers Abusing Location Permissions

The modifications to the App Store was first noticed by 9to5Mac. Devs can now instead supplement their app name with a subtitle to give more explanation of the app. The update should make customers more willing to give feedback on the apps they use every day. Now, it's worth noting noting that some of the incentive for developers to constantly prompt for reviews has been taken away. Read More »

Attorney: Officer 'did what had to do' in motorist shooting

Attorneys on both sides delivered closing arguments Monday. An attorney for a Minnesota police officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist a year ago says the officer "did what he had to do". Prosecutors called several witnesses to try to show that Yanez never saw the gun and acted recklessly and unreasonably. The shooting drew widespread attention after Castile's girlfriend streamed the gruesome aftermath on Facebook. Read More »

Cosby jury sent home after deliberating 4 hours

Three pills that she took when he told her they were herbal, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said. "I have three friends for you to make you relax". But experts said the legal risks would be considerable. "This isn't talking to a trustee, this is talking to a lover", he said. Cosby has pleaded not guilty. Read More »

Mallya extradition case hearing at United Kingdom court tomorrow

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One of the Indian fans started filming Mallya's entry as another shouted "Woh dekho chor jaa raha hain andar". Mallya for a fleeting second looked back before showing his customary nonchalance while making his way to the Hospitality Box. Last week, Mallya had caused a stir when he attended the India vs Pakistan encounter in Birmingham. "Wide sensational media coverage on my attendance at the IND v PAK match at Edgbaston". Read More »