• Groping case: Jury rules in favour of Taylor Swift
Groping case: Jury rules in favour of Taylor Swift

Mueller launched a $3 million lawsuit against Swift in 2015 for loss of earnings, arguing it was her allegations that had got him sacked, while the popstar counter-sued for sexual assault . Mueller testified that he did not grope Swift and said his career in radio had been ruined by what he said was a false accusation. Mueller says the placeme...

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  • Allo for Web Launch Sure Seems Imminent
Allo for Web Launch Sure Seems Imminent

That's a fairly large pile of restrictions, so the Allo web app may not be worth pursuing for a lot of Allo users, at least not yet. Web support for Allo was teased months ago , and now Google has made good on its promise, though there are a few important caveats.

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  • Large expanse of volcanoes discovered beneath Antarctica
Large expanse of volcanoes discovered beneath Antarctica

While the discovery of dozens of volcanoes under the ice certainly indicates that Antarctica is more geologically active previously believed, it's still not known how many are actually likely to erupt soon and what the consequences will be.

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  • Scientists announce huge leap toward pig-to-human transplants
Scientists announce huge leap toward pig-to-human transplants

Biotech start-up eGeneisis, one of the leaders of the study , said in a statement: "This research represents an important advance in addressing safety concerns about cross species viral transmission". Porcine retroviruses (PERVs) are now one of the big safety barriers preventing us using pigs as organ donors. This enabled them to ultimately br...

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  • Essential confirms $300M funding, Amazon and Best Buy retail availability
Essential confirms $300M funding, Amazon and Best Buy retail availability

Equidate, a marketplace for private-company shares, estimates Essential's valuation at $1 billion. Andy Rubin co-founded Android before he sold it to Google. Rubin said his new phone could find its place by disrupting that duopoly and offering customers something different. Amazon, Tencent, and Foxconn - Apple's manufacturing partner - have a...

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  • Avid skywatchers to see partial lunar eclipse tonight
Avid skywatchers to see partial lunar eclipse tonight

During most of a solar eclipse , the sun will be partly blocked by the moon, making it less bright. On August 21st, that zone falls within a narrow, 70-mile-wide band, called the Path of Totality . You'll see a white circle on the paper at the end of your box and can watch as the moon eats away at its shape as the eclipse is happening! -Why d...

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  • Google Pixel XL Just Got $200 Discount On The Play Store
Google Pixel XL Just Got $200 Discount On The Play Store

Another feature that the Pixel 2 smartphones might not consider will be the addition of a dual-lens camera. The Pixel 2 should be making its debut in a few months, but expect the rumor mill to kick into overdrive as we approach the launch date.

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  • Buttons are dashed in Tesla Model 3
Buttons are dashed in Tesla Model 3

The credit rating agency also assigned Tesla a Corporate Family Rating (CFR) of B2, based on the expectation that Tesla can ramp the Model 3 and sell 300,000 units during 2018 at a gross margin of around 25%. Tesla recorded revenue of $2.79 billion in the second quarter, up 34% from a year earlier. The bond sale is the latest in a series o...

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  • Mysterious sea creatures that 'ate' teen identified
Mysterious sea creatures that 'ate' teen identified

The pair thought it was sea lice - marine parasites that feed on fish. "It sort of looked like hundreds of little pinholes or pin-sized bites distributed all over my ankle and the top of my foot". "My dad gave me this amusing stare and I gave him a stare because we both just had no clue what was going on", Sam said. He was given antibiotics, ...

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  • Toyota to raise stake in Tokyo AI startup
Toyota to raise stake in Tokyo AI startup

It is expected to begin operations in 2021, but a location for the plant has not yet been decided. The two will take small stakes in each other as part of the tie-up: Toyota, the world´s second-largest automaker by vehicle sales previous year, will take a 5 percent share of Mazda, extending its dominance in Japan´s auto sector.

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  • Stephen Curry misses cut but earns admiration in pro golf debut
Stephen Curry misses cut but earns admiration in pro golf debut

Sam Ryder, who won the Pinnacle Bank Championship two weeks ago, shot a 75. British Open Jordan Spieth said: "I think he certainly beat most everybody's expectations, but I don't think that really surprised him". "After how [Thursday] went, I'm extremely proud of backing that up with another solid round because it could have gone either way". C...

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  • Russian Federation says reserves right to retaliate over new European Union sanctions
Russian Federation says reserves right to retaliate over new European Union sanctions

Earlier sanctions by the European body had barred doing business in Crimea. In June, top Russian officials recently the West to "stop obsessing" over the Crimea, and kept denying Moscow's involvement in the war in Donbass. Three companies, including Technopromexport, were also targeted by the new sanctions. The latest wave of sanctions comple...

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  • United Kingdom model 'kidnapped in Milan in bid to auction her off online'
United Kingdom model 'kidnapped in Milan in bid to auction her off online'

According to court documents, the woman was drugged by her abductor and held in a small town in the north-western Piedmont region of Italy. Lukasz Herba was arrested July 17th outside the British consulate in Milan while accompanying the woman, said Lorenzo Bucossi, the head of the Milan Police Mobile Command unit.

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  • Tips for viewing the 2017 Midwest solar eclipse
Tips for viewing the 2017 Midwest solar eclipse

Omar Punjabi said. It is safe to view an eclipse through eclipse glasses if the glasses come from a reputable vendor. That means that even the ones that are marked as compliant could be fake. Here's NASA's other suggestion if you don't have glasses. your fingers. The idea with these is they block the light and they block the full spectrum o...

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  • Microsoft kills popular Word Flow iOS keyboard 'experiment', suggests SwiftKey as replacement
Microsoft kills popular Word Flow iOS keyboard 'experiment', suggests SwiftKey as replacement

Microsoft said it would hire all of SwiftKey's employees and that it would incorporate SwiftKey's technology that can predict what people want to type into its other products so as to speed up the the time it takes to write messages .

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  • Pokémon Go Fest attendees file class-action lawsuit against Niantic
Pokémon Go Fest attendees file class-action lawsuit against Niantic

The suit is over "unspecified damages", presumably for travel expenses to and from Pokemon GO Fest , and expresses the intent of preventing Niantic from messing up future events the way they did Pokemon GO Fest . known that they would not be able to play the Game as advertised, they would not have purchased tickets or paid money to travel...

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  • Stockton teen 'broken apart' after streaming sister's death, Lawyer says
Stockton teen 'broken apart' after streaming sister's death, Lawyer says

Police say 18-year-old Obdulia Sanchez was driving the vehicle Friday when it veered onto the shoulder of a road about 75 miles (120.7 kilometers) northwest of Fresno. I love my sister this is the last thing I thought was going to happen to us. "I don't --- care at all". I killed my sister. "That's the allegation. She does obviously feel bad and sh...

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  • Samsung Electronics reports 88.9 percent jump in Q2 net profit
Samsung Electronics reports 88.9 percent jump in Q2 net profit

The firm said huge sales of its new Galaxy S8 smartphone and demand for its memory chips were behind the jump in April-June and predicted another blockbuster report for the current quarter to September. All of Samsung's products performed exceptionally well with its smartphone and memory divisions leading the charge. Samsung C&T Corp., the constr...

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  • Toyota in
Toyota in "production engineering" for a solid state battery, WSJ says

Toyota wants to reduce the charging time down to the time spent for reloading an internal combustion engine vehicle. Now, another Japanese newspaper, the Chunichi Shimbun (via Reuters ), is reporting that Toyota is developing solid-state batteries for its electric cars and aims to have the first on sale in early 2022.

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  • Ford Mustang GT Can Do 0-60 Mph In Under 4 Seconds!
Ford Mustang GT Can Do 0-60 Mph In Under 4 Seconds!

The retuned engine packs 310 horsepower and 350 lb-ft. of torque, a 30 lb-ft. gain over the 2017 model. The Blue Oval has finally shared engine specs on the refreshed 2018 Mustang lineup, and we'd say it's definitely not a coincidence that the Stang's updated 5.0-liter V-8's new output of 460 horsepower (25 more than before) beats the Chevrolet ...

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  • In the Network appeared the first photos of the melted reactor,
In the Network appeared the first photos of the melted reactor, "Fukushima"

And the unprecedented nature of the Fukushima disaster means that Tepco , as the utility is known, is pinning its efforts on technology not yet invented to get the melted fuel out of the reactors. When the utility sent a different robot into reactor 2 in January, it found black lumps sticking to the grating in the primary containment vessel but sa...

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  • Stranger Things Offers A New Look At Season 2
Stranger Things Offers A New Look At Season 2

Originally slated on Netflix's schedule to return on Halloween , after seeing this clip, it makes sense why the binge-watching service pushed up the show to October 27. In other TV land news to break at Comic-Con Riverdale season two's trailer also dropped and this season is going to be darker than ever. Rather than the usual intense recap of ...

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  • The clubs Branden Grace used to shoot 62
The clubs Branden Grace used to shoot 62

World number one Dustin Johnson believes he will have to shoot much better than his third-round 64 to have any chance of winning the Open . "My caddie told me 'Congrats, you're in the history books.' I said , 'What are you talking about?' I was so in the zone, I was just trying to finish the round without a bogey".

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  • GE Bulb Dims Friday on Revenue, Profit Declines
GE Bulb Dims Friday on Revenue, Profit Declines

Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt said the company expected to generate more cash flow through the remainder of the year, but acknowledged underlying market pressures. Despite the beats, EPS declined from 51 cents in the prior-year quarter while revenue declined 12% from $33.49 billion for the same period. GE posted adjusted earnings of 28 cents per...

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  • Nintendo Switch's online app is available for your phone now
Nintendo Switch's online app is available for your phone now

Rather than allowing players to easily hook up third-party headsets directly to the Switch , or into the Switch's Pro or JoyCon controllers, the company has taken a more confusing integrated approach: by forcing users to download an app to their phones for voice chatting .

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