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Facebook signs BuzzFeed, Vox, others for original video shows

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Facebook is plowing ahead with its plans for a video service, signing deals with Vox Media , BuzzFeed , ATTN and other news and content sites geared toward millennials, Reuters reported Wednesday. The report further highlights that the brand will pay the video creators up to $250,000 for the longer, scripted shows, while for the short form, the company will pay $10,000 to $35,000 for each episode. Read More »

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game - Public beta is now available to everyone

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With the arrival of Witcher 3 , players essentially had access to vanilla Gwent . Hence, we know we're getting a load of content now that the open beta has arrived. A PlayStation Plus membership isn't required for Gwent , but you will need an internet connection. Don't worry, the gameplay trailer below provides a pretty solid overview. Read More »

Intel wants Thunderbolt 3 to be everywhere

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Microsoft is partnering with Apple, Microsoft and others to improve support for Thunderbolt 3 on popular operating systems. Right now, Alpine Ridge chips are available, but they have to be added separately to the chipset. Unlike its predecessors, however, Thunderbolt 3 is fortunately based on USB-C, making it possible to use the same type of connection for both, just like in the latest MacBook Pros. Read More »

Ivanka Trump receives $134m women's fund donation from Saudi Arabia and UAE

The first daughter possesses freedoms-such as the right to drive and to travel independently-that are still off-limits to them. Drive them out of your communities. Indeed, Trump and Salman were in lockstep on the threat Iran poses to the region when they addressed their fellow leaders: Trump accused Iran of "destruction and chaos" and the king said its rival "has been the spearhead of global terrorism". Read More »

Sony to focus on flagship smartphones

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Telecommunications company Sony Mobile has confirmed plans to discontinue the mid-range Xperia line up of smartphones and will only focus on flagship devices going forward. This basically means that the company will no longer be making smartphones that slot in between the mid-range and high-end flagship categories. During the announcement, Sony unveiled the XZ Premium in only two color variants- Deepsea Black and Luminous Chrome. Read More »

TN CM invites Modi for Jaya, MGR functions

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In another letter, Palaniswami invited Modi as the chief guest at a function to unveil a portrait of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in the assembly chamber in July 2017. Palaniswami said he urged the Prime Minister to direct the Kerala government to not to go ahead with its plans for the construction of check dams across the Bhavani river. Read More »

Cardinal Dolan confident Pope 'got his points across' with Trump

It had the potential of a being a very awkward meeting between two world leaders whose views couldn't be more different on several issues . Pope Francis spent a half-hour with President Trump , and then spoke with the first couple. Trump first dinged Francis for not acting papal and proper when Francis was photographed paying his own hotel bill after his 2013 election. " Potizza ", she said with a smile. Read More »

Pope Urges Trump To Be Peacemaker

Early past year, Pope Francis was sharply critical of the US president's campaign pledge to build a wall on the Mexican border as well as his declaration that the USA should turn away Muslim immigrants and refugees. Trump, seeming subdued, said "it is a great honor". Francis and Trump have also responded differently to the refugee crisis. Trump and Francis met privately for about 30 minutes Wednesday morning at the Vatican . Read More »

Fallout 4 offers free weekend trial on Xbox One and Steam

The latest game in the Fallout series will be free this weekend on Steam and Xbox One. Only Steam and Xbox One players can play the base game using all the mods for free. The game and its season pass will be discounted over the weekend too, as well as on the PlayStation Store. On both PS4 and Xbox One the game and its add-ons will be up to 67 per cent off from Thursday at 8.01am BST to Monday at 7.59am BST. Read More »

President Trump and Melania Trump are bad at holding hands

Asked if he would pressure Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on settlements, Tillerson responded that "settlements are part of the overall peace discussion". Rubio also said that if reports that Trump asked two of the government's top intelligence chiefs to publicly deny evidence of cooperation between his campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 election are true, that could impact the future relationship between the White House and the intelligence community. Read More »

Garmin VIRB 360 Camera Announced

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Worth mentioning is that the camera does have on-device automatic stitching of the videos that are captured, but this is only for videos in 4K resolution at 30 frames per second, so any captured at 5.7K or 5K at 30 frames per second or 3K at 60 frames per second will be unstitched and have to be edited manually by the user. Read More »

MBA for mom who went to all classes with quadriplegic son

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Judy O'Connor, right, stands next to her son Marty after both earned degrees on May 20, 2017. Marty O'Connor received an undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado and was working as a salesman for a packaging industry company in 2012 when he fell down a flight of stairs and was paralyzed. Read More »

Take Two Interactive Software Inc (NASDAQ:TTWO) Stock Sentiment Improves

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Recently attention has been given to shares of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. If you are viewing this report on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & global copyright laws. Read More »

Manchester bomber was 'likely' acting with others: minister

According to media reports, Abedi was born in Manchester to Libyan parents who had fled that country after becoming opponents of Muammar Gaddafi's repressive regime. The higher level means an attack may be imminent. People attend a vigil in Albert Square, Manchester , England, May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead. Read More »

Bombing at British Concert Kills 22, Injures Dozens

She said the request was part of an established plan known as Operation Temperer, which is now in force. Celine Dion will honor her upcoming dates in Copenhagen , Stockholm, London and Paris , including a June 25 stop at the Manchester Arena , her publicist said. Read More »

British Police Search For Bomber's Accomplices, Warn Of 'Imminent' Attack

She said she had "complete confidence" in the security services. Britons will find armed troops at vital locations after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22. "Everyone else was running out the entrance while he was walking out the entrance", Rihanna - still wearing her Ariana Grande sweatshirt - said Tuesday, looking up proudly at her dad. Read More »

Snapchat leads augmented reality gains, study finds

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But at the JPMorgan ( JPM ) Global Technology, Media, and Telecom Conference in Boston Wednesday morning, Snap Chief Strategy Officer Imran Khan said he's learned to "never get surprised by market reactions", and, pointing to positive gains in content creation and time spent per user - which fueled a 286% gain in revenue from the year prior, said he was pleased with first-quarter performance, Dow Jones reported. Read More »

Pope Francis asks Melania what she feeds President Trump

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The archbishop of NY said Wednesday he is confident Pope Francis - who has implicitly criticized Donald Trump in the past - spoke candidly with the President at their Vatican meeting. For Francis, it's a chance to influence a leader who, for all his stumbles, remains the most powerful person in the world. Pope Francis stands solemnly alongside President Trump and his family at the Vatican. Read More »

Moody's downgrades China's rating; changes outlook

The blunt Moody's report said the Chinese economy's financial strength will erode in coming years as growth slows and debt rises. Luc Froehlich, head of investment directing in Asian bonds at Fidelity International, said: "Today's downgrade is yet another sign of the challenges faced by China, which is juggling rising leverage issues, declining economic growth rates and ongoing structural reforms". Read More »

US President, Trump Meets Pope Francis At Vatican

Under clear blue skies, Trump, who exchanged sharp words with the pope during the USA election campaign past year, received a tribute from the Swiss Guard in a Vatican courtyard when he arrived to meet the pope. The pope's gifts to Trump included a medal by a Roman artist depicting an olive branch, which is a symbol of peace. In response, Trump said, "For a religious leader to question a person's faith is disgraceful". Read More »

Book of Condolence for Manchester victims open in County Hall

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The books will be opened at the palace Demesne is Armagh, Craigavon Civic Centre and Banbridge civic centre. A total of 22 people were killed and 59 were injured in the suicide bomb attack at the MEN Arena at the end of United States singer Ariana Grande's concert last night. Read More »

Yakira Capital Management INC Raised Holding in American Cap LTD (ACAS)

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Cambridge Trust Company acquired 6,525 shares as Amazon.Com (AMZN)'s stock rose 13.58%. The Concourse Capital Management Llc holds 16,015 shares with $12.01 million value, down from 17,317 last quarter. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Leisure Capital Mngmt invested in 406 shares. Caprock Grp Inc has invested 0.61% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 8,120 shares. Naples Global Limited Company stated it has 0.31% in Amazon.com, Inc. Read More »

TRAPPIST-1's outermost planet orbits star every 19 days

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The outermost planet, Trappist-1h, is now an ice ball with an average surface temperature of minus 100C - but new research suggests this may not always have been the case. One of the most interesting pieces of the puzzle, the orbital details of TRAPPIST-1h were confirmed by the new set of observations. "This makes the system a great test bed for planet-formation and -migration theories". Read More »

Israel and Arab neighbours 'have common cause over Iranian threat'

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US President Donald Trump said on Monday that Iran must immediately stop its financial and military support for " terrorists and militas" and he reiterated that it never be permitted to possess atomic arms. And if you're my friend, you can depend on me. "We wanted to tell the world that on the basis of mutual respect and shared interests, we are to ready to have interaction", he said. Read More »