Sunday May 28-th, 2017

Facebook, Mozilla, others launch $14-mn fund to advance news accuracy Facebook, Mozilla, others launch $14-mn fund to advance news accuracy

The News Integrity Initiative will be based at City University of New York (CUNY) and it will proceed as an independent project by the Graduate School of Journalism of CUNY. "That means standing up for trustworthy news media and learning how to spo...

Jak and Daxter games are coming to PS4 Jak and Daxter games are coming to PS4

All four games will benefit from 1080p "up-rendering" - meaning they're ports rather than full-on remakes - and all the social features that you get with a PS4. While the original game was closer to a classic platformer game, the following sequels ...

'The Walking Dead' Season 7 Finale Gets Extended Runtime

But there was one thing she didn't do despite knowing Sasha's fate. As is often the case with a season finale, it had a lot to try and pack in - and was an extended episode as a result. She downed that suicide pill Eugene (Josh McDermitt) mad...

Diego Maradona threatens to sue Konami over PES 2017 likeness Diego Maradona threatens to sue Konami over PES 2017 likeness

Maradona is now retired, and says his likeness is being used for the game without his permission. The game was released in mid-September 2016 on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Konami has yet to respond back to Marado...

Ford recalls 53000 F-250 pickup trucks that can roll while parked Ford recalls 53000 F-250 pickup trucks that can roll while parked

If the parking brake is not applied, it could result in the vehicle moving with the gear selector in park without warning, increasing the risk of injury or crash, says Ford in a news release. A total of 4,143 of the affected vehicles were sold in Can...

Total War: Warhammer 2 to feature combined campaign with first game Total War: Warhammer 2 to feature combined campaign with first game

Each of the four races will be competing to either save or destroy the Great Vortex over Ulthuan , and players will have to rush to accomplish victory. The ambition has been increased by the success of the first game which is why the sequel doesn't ...

Australian towns evacuated amid flooding from ex-cyclone Australian towns evacuated amid flooding from ex-cyclone

The discovery came after the body of another woman was found on a property south of Murwillumbah in northern NSW around 8am on Friday. In the cyclone-hit zone further north still, military helicopters, ferries and planes brought hundreds of holidayma...

Huawei 2016 sales up 32 percent, profit little-changed Huawei 2016 sales up 32 percent, profit little-changed

Group annual revenue reached 521.6 billion yuan during the year, an increase of 32 per cent from 2015. In 2016, Huawei's Carrier BG generated CNY290.6 billion (US$41.8 billion) in revenue, an increase of 24% year-on-year. Despite the slower profi...

Google calendar finally lands on iPad Google calendar finally lands on iPad

That's about it, really. The new update also brings a new widget called Trending on Google . The app will provide iPad users with a view of the calendars that they'll have and can be shared with them through Google's services. With unlimit...

Uber Self-Driving Car Crash Detailed in Police Report Uber Self-Driving Car Crash Detailed in Police Report

A self-driven Volvo SUV owned and operated by Uber flipped on its side after a collision in Tempe, Arizona. "The vehicles collided, causing the autonomous vehicle to roll onto its side", Montenegro said in an email. With all the bad press the com...

Microsoft's Office 365 update for March focuses on Excel, OneNote, and Visio Microsoft's Office 365 update for March focuses on Excel, OneNote, and Visio

Today, Microsoft enabled co-authoring in Excel on desktop for Office Insiders. Microsoft has announced some new changes arriving in Office 360, including a co-authoring feature inbound for Excel. It can also teach you the steps to solve systems o...

South African finance minister pulled from overseas tour South African finance minister pulled from overseas tour

It is alleged that a report called "Operation Checkmate", was presented to the top six officials of the ANC on Monday as evidence to show why Gordhan and Jonas deserved to be recalled. JOHANNESBURG , March 29 South Africa's rand and bonds extended ...

World's oldest spacewoman sets spacewalking record

While not a ideal fit, the cover will help protect the station from impacts and provide thermal shielding, NASA said. Almost two hours later, the shield was seen as a white speck in the distance. The spacewalk is the 199th that has been performed on ...

Sen. Claire McCaskill opens probe of opioid drugmakers Sen. Claire McCaskill opens probe of opioid drugmakers

Senator Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat, on Tuesday wrote the chief executive officers of Johnson & Johnson, Purdue Pharma Inc., Mylan NV, Insys Therapeutics Inc., and Depomed Inc., demanding documents and information related to the sal...

Indonesian man swallowed whole by python Indonesian man swallowed whole by python

But when he didn't return home, concerned friends and relatives began looking for him the next evening. Villagers proceeded to slice open the python's body which revealed the legs and torso of the dead victim, according to the Associated Press ....

Christie Named Nation's Top Opioid Abuse Fighter Christie Named Nation's Top Opioid Abuse Fighter

Trump announced on Wednesday that Christie would head up the task force and proceeded to hold a "listening session" on the topic with federal health policy officials, addicts and their relatives, a Harvard doctor, and former Yankee Mariano Rivera, wh...

French Candidate Macron Wins New Supporter: Former PM French Candidate Macron Wins New Supporter: Former PM

Macron, a popular independent who served as economy minister under President Francois Hollande, would win 25.5 percent of the vote in the April 23 first round while Le Pen would get 24 percent, according to the poll for BFM TV. Investigating judges i...

Ford recalls 570K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble Ford recalls 570K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

The first recall covers over 230,000 Escape SUVs, Fiesta ST subcompacts, Fusion midsize cars and Transit Connect vans with 1.6-Liter turbocharged engines from 2013 through 2015. A door latch with a fractured pawl spring tab typically results in a "do...

Banks That Sold Snap IPO Say It's a Buy Banks That Sold Snap IPO Say It's a Buy

Snap Inc . (NYSE: SNAP)'s insider ownership was 28.30%. Fresh bullish commentary, not really surprising. . RBC was the most bullish with a $31 price target. Time and again, Facebook has been very successful in imitating SNAP features and gainin...

Amnesty International Welcomes UN Ambassador Haley's Promises to Prioritize Human Rights

She went on to explain how she got the U.N.to refrain from placing a former prime minister of the Palestinian Authority into a top-level position: "What it means is, until the Palestinian Authority comes to the table, until the United Nations respond...

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