• Apple's CEO Must Fly Private Aircrafts For Security Reasons
Apple's CEO Must Fly Private Aircrafts For Security Reasons

Cook's role as CEO". The Apple CEO also received use of a private aircraft, which Cook was required to use for all business and personal travel. But even as the leader of the world's most profitable company, Cook has held out until this year, as last year's proxy filing doesn't mention any private flights , just the occasional chartered ...

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  • Here are the most popular products from Amazon's 'biggest ever' holiday season
Here are the most popular products from Amazon's 'biggest ever' holiday season

Predictably, Amazon didn't release any specific sales figures, only noting that Echo Dot sales ranged in the millions. Amazon's Alexa app also topped the charts for Apple and Google Play on Christmas day, suggesting an influx of new customers setting up their devices.

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  • Reliance Jio introduces Happy New Year 2018 plan starting at Rs 199
Reliance Jio introduces Happy New Year 2018 plan starting at Rs 199

The plan is valid for 28 days.The Rs 198 plan is applicable to existing users only and new users can avail the same benefits by doing an FRC of Rs 229. Jio Rs 399 prepaid recharge planJio's prepaid recharge plan priced at Rs 399 comes with 70 GBs of high speed data for a validity period of 70 days. The 199 plan of Vodafone is the monthly plan and...

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  • Facebook challenges music streaming giants with Universal Music deal
Facebook challenges music streaming giants with Universal Music deal

Facebook is getting more musical. Facebook head of music Tamara Hrivnak said the deal would allow Facebook users to "open up creativity, connection and innovation through music and video". YouTube, a division of Alphabet Inc.'s Google, is the world's largest destination for online video and sells music-streaming subscriptions. Adding tha...

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  • PUBG sells 1m in just 48 hours on Xbox One
PUBG sells 1m in just 48 hours on Xbox One

This is just a first pass for visual and performance improvements, and it will likely take a series of updates before PUBG is as stable as players would like. A squad leader leaving a party also could disable party chat; that's been fixed as well. We're at the start of the Game Preview and if you look at the videos during Pre-Alpha, the game was ...

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  • Indian troops martyr two youth, a woman in IoK
Indian troops martyr two youth, a woman in IoK

The former chief minister said he stood in solidarity with the family in their moment of inconsolable loss and bereavement. The militants opened fire on the security forces following which an encounter ensued that led to the killing of two terrorists.

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  • Twitter will now help you thread tweets
Twitter will now help you thread tweets

The move comes just a month after Twitter rattled the twitterverse by doubling the limit for tweets in most languages to 280 characters , in a bid to draw in more users and boost engagement. With a new "Show Thread " option on posts that contain them, you will be able to read from top to bottom without having to dig through replies . Twitt...

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  • Brooks Brothers Is Using Amazon's Alexa To Build A More Efficient Office
Brooks Brothers Is Using Amazon's Alexa To Build A More Efficient Office

The Echo and its different versions all use Amazon-developed speech assistant Alexa . "The All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa, 8" HD Display, 16 GB is only $49.99 at Amazon today! Apart from the Fire TV, all other Alexa-enabled devices can be programmed to play music as a wake-up call.

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  • Google Maps gets real-time transit journey notifications
Google Maps gets real-time transit journey notifications

It would seem that Google has taken this in stride, and will roll out an update that makes it easier for the millions of commuters using alternative transportation. The report claims that the live updates will remind you when to get off your bus or train. The new wait time feature will be supported on almost a million sit-down restaurant li...

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  • NASA's Kepler probe uses Google AI for latest discovery
NASA's Kepler probe uses Google AI for latest discovery

The "internet went aflutter" using his theory in relationship to the unusual discovery, Wright said, but he cautioned, "you should reserve the alien hypothesis as a last resort". But that's not all: the K2 trip has already turned up 515 candidate exoplanets, confirming 178 of those. According to the press release, K2 is "introducing new research ...

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  • Franken accusers say resignation speech was hypocritical
Franken accusers say resignation speech was hypocritical

But eight women now have come forward to say that Franken grabbed, groped or tried to kiss them. The senator said he would fully cooperate with a Senate Ethics Committee investigation, which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called for following the allegations.

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  • Concealed Carry Bill Gets Support from 3 NJ House Members
Concealed Carry Bill Gets Support from 3 NJ House Members

Earlier this week, the GOP-controlled House passed the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (CCR) on a 231-198 vote, with six Democrats voting yes and 14 Republicans voting no. Evans said the bill " most assuredly puts the safety of all police officers and the public at risk.". The review comes after a Las Vegas gunman used the device during an...

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  • Mysterious black hole discovered at the dawn of the universe
Mysterious black hole discovered at the dawn of the universe

The black hole in this newest, most distant quasar is 800 million times the mass of our sun. He was stunned. With a whopping mass, 800 times larger than that of our Sun, the black hole is nearly as old as the world itself. "This is the only object we have observed from this era", said Robert Simcoe , the Francis L. Friedman professor of physic...

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  • Facebook for kids: welcome to messenger for six-year-olds
Facebook for kids: welcome to messenger for six-year-olds

Parents shouldn't, for example, see an ad for a toy on Facebook because their child talked about it on Messenger Kids . Some parents are saying Facebook's snaking its way into children's lives at an early age would most likely do more harm than good.

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  • Amazon launches Prime membership for S'pore
Amazon launches Prime membership for S'pore

But for a limited period, it goes for $2.99 a month, although Amazon did not specify for how long. Amazon .com today launched its subscription-based Prime service in Singapore that provides access to fast shipping, streaming and gaming, intensifying competition with incumbent rival Alibaba-backed Lazada in Southeast Asia.

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  • First (and last) supermoon of 2017 is coming
First (and last) supermoon of 2017 is coming

The moon's average distance from Earth is 238,000 miles, according to Space.com. In the United Kingdom, the supermoon will reach the peak of its full phase at 3.47pm on 3 December, according to the Met Office. "It is said that the moon appears larger because we compare it with terrestrial objects such as trees or buildings. Don't be so focused ...

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  • Sticks and Stones: Rap Song Lands Victoria's Secret Angels in Hot Water
Sticks and Stones: Rap Song Lands Victoria's Secret Angels in Hot Water

One of the lyrics the women can be heard singing is "I don't wanna choose and I'm quick to cut a n***** off". Some fans took a deep dive into analyzing the footage, pointing out that model Devon Windsor stopped rapping when she knew the N-word was coming up in the song, looked at the camera, and didn't say anything, though her fellow Angels happi...

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  • Microsoft's Photos Companion App for Android and iOS could be coming soon
Microsoft's Photos Companion App for Android and iOS could be coming soon

Microsoft today announced that the Edge browser for Android and iOS is now available for everyone. KitGuru Says: Considering Microsoft has had its Edge browser out on desktop for the best part of two-and-a-half years, it's been quite slow to the mark with mobile.

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  • 5 takeaways from Black Friday weekend
5 takeaways from Black Friday weekend

The group finds those who shopped online and in stores spent or were planning to spend $82 more on average than online-only shoppers, and $49 more on average than store-only shoppers. More than 81 million shopped online on Cyber Monday . "At the end of the day, a sale is a sale is a sale, whether it happens in-store or online", he said.

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  • There's a bug in Apple's most recent operating system
There's a bug in Apple's most recent operating system

Apple confirmed that it was already working on a solution. The attacker needs only to head to Users & Groups, click the lock at bottom-left, then try to log in as " root " with no password. It appears the flaw is isolated to High Sierra 10.13.1 (17B48). Apple hasn't commented yet, but in the meantime, don't let anyone physically use your Mac ...

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  • Putin Bites Back After US Interference with Russian Backed Television Channel
Putin Bites Back After US Interference with Russian Backed Television Channel

The letters did not specify what potential restrictions they could face, but lawmakers have said designated media could be subjected to detailed financial-reporting requirements and required to label published material as coming from a foreign agent.

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  • Black Friday 2017 Best Video Games Deals
Black Friday 2017 Best Video Games Deals

Though Black Friday events are usually all about the deals, sometimes getting a hard-to-find item is better still. Unfortunately, Nintendo doesn't have as much Black Friday deals as Xbox, PlayStation, and PC but it has a fair amount. These games are here with discounts for a limited period of time. So folks, these are some of the greatest and...

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  • Amazon Black Friday Sale on Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Battery Pack
Amazon Black Friday Sale on Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Battery Pack

Retailers from all around the world have gotten in on the savings thing a full week early this year and the United Kingdom has already seen massive discounts on a variety of Xbox One S bundles. You can find nearly anything you want at a great price, from consoles to video games . The deals will work for a number of games , but do not expect hu...

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  • Gujarat also bans release of 'Padmavati'
Gujarat also bans release of 'Padmavati'

Rajasthan , Uttar Pradesh, Haryana all BJP ruled states - and Punjab , ruled by the Congress, have already opposed the release of the movie. "We believe in freedom of speech and expression but any foul play with our great culture is not tolerated", the Gujarat CM told PTI .

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  • Hackers Stole Personal Info Of 57 Million Uber Users, Company Says
Hackers Stole Personal Info Of 57 Million Uber Users, Company Says

The two people downloaded the data, which included names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers of Uber users around the world and the names and driver's license numbers of 600,000 US drivers, Khosrowshahi said. State Attorneys General from NY and MA have opened investigations into the data breach. "Companies like Uber will not be able t...

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