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Uber Is Expanding Self-Driving Research to Canada


TORONTO — Uber has hailed a prominent artificial-intelligence academic to lead a driverless-car project in Toronto — the ride-hailing companys first such research hub outside the United States, its CEO announced Monday. In an explosive lawsuit, Alphabet Inc .'s self-driving company Waymo alleged Anthony Levandowski, an Otto founder, and former Googler, of stealing the design of a key self-driving system. Read More »

Curved OLED iPhone 8 confirmed by Samsung?

In a statement , the South Korean tech giant answers numerous complaints that it has received over the red screen display. Samsung also announced plans to cancel existing treasury shares worth over $35 billion by 2018, accepting proposals submitted by activist hedge fund Elliott. Read More »

Trump expected to sign expanded drilling order Friday

The order directs Zinke to review a five-year plan in which President Obama banned drilling in parts of the Pacific, Arctic, and Atlantic Oceans. Many lawmakers in those states support offshore drilling, and Alaska's governor and its Washington delegation all supported the order. Read More »

Prey - The game review / Prey Game Review

But those moments of enjoyment can be few and far between, with the side quests meaning to distract rather than entertain at times with their lazy quest structure. You'll get double the materials you put into the machine. During a playthrough, you're given the option of either installing human Neuromods or Typhon abilities. Read More »

The OnePlus 5 is the company's next smartphone


Will you be grabbing the OnePlus 5 when its available? Windows 9 failed to materialize for reasons best known to Microsoft, but the OnePlus 4 will not see the light of day due to the fact that the number four is considered unlucky in China. Read More »

Thousands of women march in protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

The leader of the opposition MUD coalition Henrique Capriles called the process a "fraud", and warned that Venezuela would be "ungovernable" if the process continued "because there would be two constitutions". Vowing to stay in the streets for as long as necessary, Maduro's opponents called for women to march nationwide on Saturday dressed in white, a traditional show of defiance against what they brand a repressive government. Read More »

Climate talks cool on idea of accommodating the US

She is also scheduled to meet in the coming days with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to discuss workforce development. "I think that would be very unfortunate, it would be a bad signal, it would be a bad example to others, but it's a lot better than pulling out of the agreement altogether", he said. Read More »

Ryan says House health bill coverage sufficient

Trump said last week after House passage of the controversial measure that "it could be, maybe, even a little better" in a Senate version. Ohio Gov. In a report this week, Fitch Ratings said states would have to make "material, but not impossible" budget changes to absorb the blow. House Speaker Paul Ryan declared on Sunday the Republican House health care bill was not only good policy but also good politics, fulfilling the long-standing GOP campaign promise to repeal and ... Read More »

Waze Update Now Lets You Record Your Own Voice


This means that you can have Waze talk to you in your voice (sounds terrible, right?) or the voice of a loved one... The voice instruction, as with any Global Positioning System app, tells the user when to turn and similar. You can access the voice recorder in the Waze settings under "Sound & voice". The stock voices are available in male and female varieties, but Waze added an element of novelty to its app by introducing celebrity voices. Read More »

Will the next Far Cry game be set in the Wild West?


According to the Tribune, a film crew has arrived at a particular church in Montana to record a promo reel for an upcoming video game. Here's another tidbit that reinforces the rumor: back in 2015 Ubisoft surveyed gamers for potential Far Cry game premises. Read More »

Rumor: Far Cry 5 is a Spaghetti Western now, coming this September


Three sources we've spoken to have confirmed that the next Far Cry will indeed be set in America, but only one claims that it'll be set during the 19th century. With Kotaku's Jason Schreier noting "Detective GAF" did a good job at digging things up , it all adds up to an eventual Far Cry 5 release announcement coming soon. Read More »

Brexit: EU head trolls United Kingdom, says English 'losing importance in Europe'

The prime minister has styled herself as offering the most stable leadership to take Britain through two years of tough Brexit negotiations, and she took aim at Brussels on the eve of the local elections. The conference, on the state of the European Union, comes at a time of tensions between Brussels and Britain ahead of the opening of formal negotiations over Britain's withdrawal from the 28-nation bloc. Read More »

Samsung releases update that fixes the Galaxy S8's red display non-problem

Revenue added 1.54 percent from a year earlier to 50.55 trillion won in the March quarter, but net income surged 46.29 percent to 7.68 trillion won. The impressive results come after a tough time for Samsung. And other than the legal woes surrounding its heir apparent, there is also the issue of an activist investor. That was in line with the company's own guidance and its best quarterly profit for three years. Read More »

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Breaks Record For Most Days in Space

She broke the record, set a year ago by astronaut Jeff Williams, at 10 AM Monday morning, when she received a congratulatory call from President Trump. The astronaut said it was "a huge honour" to break such a record, and hailed an "exciting time" as Nasa prepares for human expeditions to Mars in the 2030s, included in new legislation signed by Mr Trump last month. Read More »

Straight Path gets higher offer from unnamed bidder (T, VZ)


The secondary bidder's latest offer tops its own offer of $104.64 per share or $1.8 billion which the company submitted at the end of April in an effort to compete with AT&T for Glen Allen, Va. Straight Path said the new bidder would pay AT&T its $38 million termination fee that was part of the initial buyout deal. Despite being chased by multiple parties, Straight Path has also been targeted by short sellers, including Kerrisdale Capital and TheStreetSweeper. Read More »

Sinclair close to buying rival TV operator Tribune

The food-themed cable channel also offers new stake owner Sinclair cash distributions, estimated at $170 million in 2017. Sinclair may sell certain stations in markets where it now owns stations to comply with FCC ownership requirements and antitrust regulations; these determinations will be determined during the regulatory approval process. Read More »

UN climate talks begin amid uncertainty over US position


This is the first round of negotiations under the UN's climate convention (UNFCCC) since Trump's ascent to the White House. In addition to a family member and a certified member of the Washington D.C. "We strongly hope that the U.S. will stay committed to the Paris Accord", said Francois Delattre, the French ambassador to the United Nations . Read More »

Trump Begins Effort to Pack Courts With Conservatives


To date, Trump has named just one judicial candidate aside from Gorsuch: Indian American Judge Amul Thapar to the 6th Circuit, who had his confirmation hearing last month and is awaiting a vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The issue is likely destined for the U.S. Supreme Court. Once among the most conservative of the 13 federal appeals circuits, the court has become more moderate since Democrat Barack Obama's appointment of new judges, according to Carl Tobias of the University of ... Read More »

Euro gives up earlier gains as Macron seals French election victory

EU Council President Donald Tusk also offered his congratulations, saying the French had chosen "liberty, equality and fraternity" and "said no to the tyranny of fake news". Since the establishment of the Fifth Republic in France in 1958, there have been three periods of cohabitation, most recently between 1997 and 2002 when President Jacques Chirac from the centre-right had to govern alongside a Socialist prime minister as the Socialist Party had control of parliament. Read More »

Scientists to review large number of humpback whale deaths


If confirmed, it would be the fourth humpback to strand in DE waters in less than a year, and it could be an important clue for scientists. Delaware's four humpback whale deaths are part of a larger trend along the east coast. The count is conducted three times per year during the peak whale season and provides a snapshot of humpback whales sightings from the shoreline. The other three humpbacks that stranded in DE also were juveniles, she said. Read More »

Your Organic Milk May Not Be As Pure As You Think


If that name sounds familiar, it's because Aurora has been accused of this exact thing in the past, with the now-defunct Rocky Mountain News reporting on the issue back in 2007, and the company settling a class action over allegations that the milk wasn't as organic as advertised in 2012. Read More »

Joseph Parker: "the Better Man Won"


Aside from a harsh word for Klitschko, Fury called his potential fight with Joshua the "biggest fight in British boxing history". But Klitschko showed there is still plenty of fight left in him. First, Joshua launched a blistering left hook and followed up with a flurry of punches that saw the Ukrainian drop to his knees and, when he rose groggily, take a standing count. Read More »

Dead Island 2 dev is making exciting progress


In a statement sent over to Eurogamer , a Deep Silver representative said: " Dead Island 2 is in development at Sumo Digital, and we are excited by the progress the team are making with Deep Silver's most successful IP". But it lost momentum in July 2015 when development studio Yager was dropped from the project due to issues with the publisher regarding the game's vision. Read More »