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Google Home Outage Is Affecting A Number Of Users

The virtual assistant is spitting out errors instead of controlling smart home devices and answering questions. This issue has been dominating discussions on Twitter and Google's product forum, suggesting it to be a fairly widespread outage. Read More »

Pokemon-Themed Nintendo Direct Coming Tomorrow

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As of this writing, the only other news we have is that the Direct will last for approximately eight minutes. Revealed first on the Nintendo Japan website , there's no more specific indication of what might be coming from the broadcast. Read More »

British Police Detain More People Over London Bridge Attack

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An Australian man stabbed near London Bridge during yesterday's terror attack, described the horrifying moment one of the attackers stabbed him in the neck. Network Rail said London Bridge rail and London Underground stations reopened at 5am but the rail station will be exit only. "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" he tweeted. Read More »

Maldives joins 4 other nations in cutting ties with Qatar

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Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt accused Qatar of supporting terrorism, opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world. The nations have announced the immediate withdrawal of all their diplomatic staff from the capital Doha and said they will eject Qatari diplomats from their countries before closing off their borders to Qatar. Read More »

India's heaviest rocket with GSAT-19 all set for maiden flight

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The rocket, weighing 640 tonnes and standing 43.43 metres tall, will blast off from the second launch pad at India's rocket port at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, around 105 km from here. "The payload will be gradually increased in future flights", Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Director K. Sivan had told IANS . The vehicle has two solid strap-ons, a core liquid booster and a cryogenic upper stage. Read More »

Iran calls for peaceful solution to Gulf crisis

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Qatar's participation in Saudi Arabia's joint military operation in Yemen has also been cancelled after the Saudi-led coalition alleged that Doha supported Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group. As well as severing relations, Egypt announced the closure of its air space and seaports for all Qatari transportation and said this was to protect national security. Read More »

Amazon's Alexa Now Features Reminders and Multiple Timers

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In addition, you can now give timers names so Alexa doesn't confuse multiple set timers. The difference illustrates a strategic divide between the two tech rivals. And although Amazon would surely like more than 11 percent of users to be ordering stuff on Amazon .com through their Amazon speakers, this is again a function that some scoffed at when it was first suggested. Read More »

Maldives follows Saudi Arabia, Egypt in severing ties with Qatar

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So did an eastern-based government in Libya , which has spurned the UN-backed, internationally recognized government in Tripoli and has little authority within the country. Qatar says there is "no legitimate justification" for four Arab nations cutting diplomatic ties to it. "These countries have no other option but to start regional dialog", Hamid Aboutalebi, deputy chief of staff of Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, tweeted on Monday. Read More »

IBM knows how to build a 5nm chip

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Chips based on IBM's nanosheet 5nm technology will offer 40 percent greater performance than today's 10nm chips, or a 75 percent power savings at the same performance. Smaller faster chips would suit artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and other compute-intensive uses, IBM said. The research is an important milestone in IBM Research's decade-long experiments with nanosheet semiconductors since it the first time it's been able to show a stacked nanosheet design has superior ... Read More »

Horse crashes into car's windshield

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A tanga wala had tied the brown horse on the edge of the road and was offered a bag of food. Both the driver and horse were injured. At first, the horse rushed into a motorcycle rider and then ran into a moving vehicle. Near Jaipur club, the horse rider lost control of the horse. As per reports, the intense heat caused the horse to turn insane. As the animal reached Jacob Road in Civil Lines, it first dashed into a motorcyclist and then jumped into a auto head on breaking the front ... Read More »

Tamilnadu Diploma Result 2017 declared @intradote.tn.nic.in; Check Now

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The Tamil Nadu TNDTE Diploma 2017 results have been declared on June 5, 2017. A huge number of candidates have appeared for the exam in the month of April / May, 2017. Select the examination and proived the registration no, date of birth etc and click on submit. As Per Latest Reports TNDTE diploma April 2017 examinations result expected to announce today. Read More »

Google will now pay upto $2,00000 for finding bug in Android

The news comes days after a malware called "Judy" hit over 36.5 million Android- based phones. Paysafe, a leading global payments provider, announces it has teamed with Google to be one of the first Payment Service Providers (PSP) to launch in-app Android Pay capabilities to its merchants in Canada. Read More »

What rumors reveal on the soon-to-debut Siri home speaker

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Apple reportedly has also mulled the idea of including sensors that auto-adjust sound levels based on room noise, which means it might be able to lower music if you're talking, but that's not confirmed. The new Siri speaker is said to work with Apple's HomeKit service, created to make smart homes a reality. The device is expected to feature support for Siri and AirPlay and include Beats speaker technology. Read More »

Indonesia Condemns London Terror Attack

She made the statement after politicians agreed for the second time in two weeks to halt their election campaigns for grief and reflection in the aftermath of the deadly attack - and the issue of security vaulted back to the top of the political agenda. Read More »

SpaceX launches Chinese experiment, supplies to International Space Station

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The last launch of the Dragon spacecraft was in September of 2014, when it was launched to resupply the International Space Station on SpaceX's CRS-4 mission. It also marked the first time that SpaceX has launched a spaceship that has been used on a previous mission to the space station. On this trip, the Dragon will deliver nearly 6,000 pounds (2,700 km) of supplies, including solar panels, tools for Earth-observation and equipment to study neutron stars . Read More »

Windows 10 leak shows Microsoft building new version for power PCs, workstations

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The new versions, Windows 10 Pro for Advanced PCs, Windows 10 Pro N for Advanced PCs and Windows Server 2016 ServerRdsh have been reported at MSPowerUser who gained the information from a poster at the My Digital Life forums. Users will now be able to run Windows 10 Pro for Workstation on machines with up to 4 CPUs (todays limit of 2), and add memory up to 6TB. Faster file handling: As workstation machines are typically used for large data volumes across networks, Microsoft is ... Read More »

Rocket League Second Anniversary Update Gets A Trailer

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Psyonix pulled back the curtain on Rocket League's Anniversary Update during Season Three World Championship finals, which were held this weekend in Los Angeles. For more information on the Anniversary update , head on over to the Rocket League website . In its first two years the game has attracted an almighty 31 million players, who have now completed more than 1.45 billion matches across all platforms. Read More »

Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1, retain Champions League title

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It is a long season but I am motivated. "On an individual level I was very good too", Ronaldo said after receiving the award. The emphatic nature of Madrid's victory removed some of the gloss from Mario Mandzukic's sensational equalizer for Juve , which cancelled out Ronaldo's 20th-minute opener. Read More »

Apple Started Manufacturing Amazon Echo Competitor

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It looks more and more like Apple will enter the smart speaker market soon, going head-to-head with Amazon and Google . Amazon recently unveiled the latest member of its family of devices powered by its Alexa digital assistant - this one with a touchscreen. Read More »

Google Home is now available for Pre-Order in Canada

The shipping time for the Google Home is listed at "2-3 weeks" for customers on Google's own online store , and Google's official blog says the in-store release date is June 26. Amazon, meanwhile, recently launched a new version of the Echo called the 'Show ,' as well as a fashion focused iteration named the 'Look '. I asked Amazon for an update on its plans to bring the Echo to Canada and beyond, and didn't hear back immediately - I'll update this post if and when that changes. Read More »