• US Gulf Coast prepares as Alberto brings wind, rain north
US Gulf Coast prepares as Alberto brings wind, rain north

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency covering 40 counties beginning at 6am on Sunday. Florida and MS launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto , a slow-moving system expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S.

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  • YouTube Music & Premium tidbits: Student pricing, Play Music plan, $7.99 grandfathering
YouTube Music & Premium tidbits: Student pricing, Play Music plan, $7.99 grandfathering

YouTube has officially announced their long-in-the-works YouTube Music service, after announcing expanded music credits yesterday . YouTube now enjoys a userbase of more than 1.5 billion people, but Google's various attempts to launch premium subscription versions and spin out a music streaming service have seen mixed success.

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  • Uber eliminates forced arbitration for sexual misconduct claims
Uber eliminates forced arbitration for sexual misconduct claims

Not long after he took the job late past year, he wrote his own blog post in which he proclaimed: "We do the right thing". The now-famous account Fowler published in February 2017 plunged Uber into an existential crisis that ultimately led the company's board to push out co-founder and then-chief executive Travis Kalanick in a messy power s...

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  • LG brings Google Assistant to its 2018 ThinQ TVs powered by webOS
LG brings Google Assistant to its 2018 ThinQ TVs powered by webOS

The feature acts as a personal assistant that can make calls and schedule appointments for you. "Will children be able to use these agents and receive calls from them?" Legend and the rest of these features should arrive later, but for now, immerse yourself in the insane cool abilities of Google Duplex helping Google Assistant to make i...

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  • Apple wants official permission to test new drone program
Apple wants official permission to test new drone program

Having partnerships with state and local governments means that there's a way to accommodate concerns like local restrictions on times for package delivery. This latter point is particularly crucial for drone-based deliveries. The data can be used to help develop future regulations allowing widespread and routine deliveries.

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  • Destiny 2: Warmind DLC out now
Destiny 2: Warmind DLC out now

She's a Guardian who was believed dead for some time, but she's returned to find a connection from her past - one hidden in the polar ice cap on Mars. In this mode, players fight through increasingly hard waves of Hive combatants. Included in the expansion and going live on Friday, May 11th is a new Raid Lair, a Destiny fan-favorite endgame activ...

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  • Amazon Alexa is ready for Star Wars Day, just ask her
Amazon Alexa is ready for Star Wars Day, just ask her

It's worth noting that some smartphones, such as the Huawei Mate 9 , did come with Alexa integration in the past. Microsoft's Megan Saunders, general manager of Cortana and Tom Taylor, SVP at Amazon showed off how it works. After that, a user can follow-up questions and commands such as "send an email", something which you wouldn't be able...

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  • WhatsApp Incorporates Facebook, Instagram Video Features Into Latest iOS Update
WhatsApp Incorporates Facebook, Instagram Video Features Into Latest iOS Update

Along with support for in-line video playback, there is also a Picture-in-picture mode which allows users to minimise the video while performing other functions within WhatsApp . Inclusion of YouTube within the framework makes sense considering that it happens to be the biggest repository of online videos in the world. I've been blessed to work ...

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  • Ford dropping all but 2 cars from its North American dealerships
Ford dropping all but 2 cars from its North American dealerships

Ford says all its trucks, SUVs and crossovers will carry on, and they will pursue further models with "higher ride height, space and versatility". "Ford's announcement to pretty much get out of the auto business ... Europe was the only region to turn a profit for Ford. Shanks said the business lines losing money were mainly smaller vehicles. ...

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  • Apple pushes update to address third-party display issues on iPhone
Apple pushes update to address third-party display issues on iPhone

Alongside the new iOS update , Apple has brought a security update to the macOS 10.13.4 that debuted on Mac devices last month. Apple's release notes warns users against taking their phones into third-party fix shops that use "non-genuine replacement displays." .

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  • Madonna loses legal battle over old trousers
Madonna loses legal battle over old trousers

Madonna had claimed that she didn't know Lutz had possession of the Tupac letter, which was personal in nature. She had described some of the items as "highly confidential and embarrassing". The items up for auction - part of a collection of some 100 pieces - included the 1995 letter from Tupac , who would be shot dead a year later. A lawye...

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  • Westworld Showrunner Wants To Spoil Season 2 To Stop Spoilers
Westworld Showrunner Wants To Spoil Season 2 To Stop Spoilers

Yep. Jonathan Nolan promised to spoil Westworld season 2 and instead we got a possibly-fake, expertly-crafted beginning, plus Dolores singing Never Gonna Give You Up . If you live in San Francisco or Philadelphia and are eager to dive into the second season (but would rather not go the Nolan-spoiler route), a pair of special sneak-preview...

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  • Trump promises quick decision on Syria response
Trump promises quick decision on Syria response

The US president met with his military leaders in Washington on Monday night to discuss the response to the "horrible attack" on Douma, saying a decision would be made "tonight or very shortly thereafter". Britain now conducts air strikes in Syria from its military base in Cyprus, but only against targets linked to the Islamic State militant grou...

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  • Huawei Assures Commitment To Bringing Products To US Market
Huawei Assures Commitment To Bringing Products To US Market

Huawei has had its sights set on expanding into the USA wireless market in a major way for years. "Over the next 10 years, Huawei will continue to increase investment in technological innovation, investing more than US$10 billion back into R&D every year", and even up to US$20 billion, Hu told reporters in Shenzhen.

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  • PUBG gets weapon skins, region locked servers under consideration
PUBG gets weapon skins, region locked servers under consideration

The work-in-progress preview had been shown during Greene's March 23 talk at the Game Developers Conference, charting his progression from a developer of community modifications to the creative director at South Korean " PUBG " studio Bluehole Inc.

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  • Falling Chinese space station poses no risk: UAE Space Agency
Falling Chinese space station poses no risk: UAE Space Agency

In its lifetime it was involved in six rendezvous and docking missions with manned Shenzhou spacecraft, and made "significant contributions to the development of China's manned space mission" space authorities said. "The only known case of space debris striking a person is Ms Lottie Williams of Tulsa, Oklahoma who was struck by a small piece of s...

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  • Winter storm watch issued for large swath of Indiana
Winter storm watch issued for large swath of Indiana

The middle of next week is expected to reach the mid-40s, possibly even eclipsing 50 degrees. Surprisingly we are talking our first real heavy snow of the 2018 season on the first day of Spring which is somewhat rare in these parts. Most outages were National Grid customers located in Essex County. New York's LaGuardia Airport said on Twitter ...

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  • Apple is reportedly working on its own MicroLED display to replace OLED
Apple is reportedly working on its own MicroLED display to replace OLED

Use of the MicroLED technology would ensure that the future devices are slimmer, brighter and use less power. Citing sources inside Taiwan's panel industry, a report by Digitimes is claiming that Apple may buy up to 270 million iPhone display panels in 2018, with OLED panels hitting as much as 130 million units.

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  • Mario Tennis Aces Pre-Launch Tournament Announced
Mario Tennis Aces Pre-Launch Tournament Announced

Rick, Kine, Coo, Marx and Gooey will be the first friends available in a post-launch update available March 28. All three Crash Bandicoot games come to the Switch . The game is set to release on June, 22. Not only that there will be online multiplayer tourneys, special outfits, and characters, and of course there will be a story mode.

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  • Extreme Winter Weather Has Ireland on Red Alert, and It Looks Scary
Extreme Winter Weather Has Ireland on Red Alert, and It Looks Scary

Belmullet in Co. Mayo recorded a temperature of 1 degree, while Cork Airport clocked in the lowest at -3 degrees. The airport's official Twitter account shows heavy snowfall and strong winds whipping around the tarmac, around several grounded planes.

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