• From steaks to furniture, Hanjin Shipping collapse to raise freight costs
From steaks to furniture, Hanjin Shipping collapse to raise freight costs

Creditors of Hanjin Shipping , led by the state-run Korea Development Bank, said earlier it would not extend fresh financial aid to the ailing shipper now under court receivership, calling on the shipper to provide collateral for any funding.

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  • The iPhone 7 is just fine, even if it doesn't wow
The iPhone 7 is just fine, even if it doesn't wow

But it announced at the iPhone event last week that it would land on 13 September. Meanwhile, several people who have successfully updated are suffering a bout of buyer's remorse, namely over how different emoji appear in iOS 10 and the disappearance of the "slide to unlock".

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  • Tesla says it is investigating cause of fatal China crash
Tesla says it is investigating cause of fatal China crash

Yet another Tesla crash has made its way into the headlines, and this one actually occurred before the first reported fatal crash of a Model S in Florida this May. The signals and images are cross-checked to minimize error. The system uses the camera eye used normally for Autopilot to capture imagery that could be considered evidence for Tesla...

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  • Apple responds to user complaints that iOS 10 crashes their iPhone
Apple responds to user complaints that iOS 10 crashes their iPhone

But even so, it's a fun (if slightly gimmicky) way to exchange messages with friends. WhatsApp has also added a widget that allows you to jump to recent chats and see unread messages easily. The Weather app also has a new preview widget for accessing from the home screen, with options to launch the app straight into a specific location forecast...

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  • EU finance ministers line up behind tax ruling against Apple
EU finance ministers line up behind tax ruling against Apple

They want to stop countries like Ireland luring business away from their European neighbours, by lowering their tax rates. Other EU countries, including Austria, Italy and France, are following the case closely, and expressing interest in a possible payout, according to Austria's Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling, who spoke on the sidelines o...

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  • GM recalls 4M vehicles for air bag defect linked to 1 death
GM recalls 4M vehicles for air bag defect linked to 1 death

The defect may prevent airbag deployment "in certain rare circumstances when a crash is preceded by a specific event impacting vehicle dynamics", GM said. The issue has reportedly already been blamed for one fatal crash and three others involving serious injuries. GM has replaced 551 inflators, or 0.17 percent of its expected total, according to ...

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  • The Pokemon Go Plus is finally ready to hit the stores
The Pokemon Go Plus is finally ready to hit the stores

In the app it specifically says below the egg, "You must walk to hatch this egg". This device will help players around the world catch their favorite critters without the need of taking their phones out in public. When your workout is finished, the app will share metrics like how many calories you've burned and your total distance. Later, you can c...

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  • Candidates return to campaign trail after military forum
Candidates return to campaign trail after military forum

Republican Donald Trump was scheduled to appear at the forum after Clinton . During an address on defence spending in Philadelphia earlier in the day, the former reality TV star suggested there wasn't a country in the Middle East that Clinton did not want to invade - an assertion he repeated on Wednesday evening.

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  • Navistar spikes 60%; CEO says VW's $256 million stake signals 'bottoming phase'
Navistar spikes 60%; CEO says VW's $256 million stake signals 'bottoming phase'

Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen (VW) will pay $15.76 a share for 16.2 million new Navistar shares, a 12 percent premium to Navistar's closing price on September 2, the two groups said on Tuesday. The US manufacturer has been in business since 1902 and builds trucks, coaches, construction equipment and engines for heavy vehicles, including military o...

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  • Pokemon GO is coming to the Apple Watch
Pokemon GO is coming to the Apple Watch

You heard it right, the new Apple Watch 2 is not just splash proof, but swim-proof, which is a big deal for the Series 2 of this device. The Apple Watch Series 2 has improved waterproofing, more fitness features, a faster processor, brighter display and built-in Global Positioning System.

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  • Fitbit Blaze update remedies its most glaring flaw
Fitbit Blaze update remedies its most glaring flaw

Fitbit is updating its most basic fitness wristband at a time when many competitors, like Samsung and Apple , are focusing on blending the features of a fitness band and a smartwatch into one device. But they show that Fitbit is only catching up to what's out there, rather than edging innovation in wearables forward. We at The Country Caller ...

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  • Tropical Storm Madeline forms east-southeast of Hawaiian: NHC
Tropical Storm Madeline forms east-southeast of Hawaiian: NHC

Meanwhile, a new storm system developed over the past day just off the coast of Louisiana and could bring an inch of rain to the Houma-Thibodaux area this weekend. The National Hurricane Center is now tracking three tropical systems as well as Tropical Storm Gaston. The storm will be a heavy rain maker for south Florida, which is expected to ge...

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  • Xbox Live Games with Gold September 2016 Confirmed
Xbox Live Games with Gold September 2016 Confirmed

Starting now until Sunday, August 28th at 11:59 pm PDT, Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One and Xbox One S can play Forza Motorsport 6 for free. An Xbox One and Steam exclusive, this RPG features Final Fantasy -like battles and tons of exploration.

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  • Titanfall 2 Tech Test beta weekend 2 unlock times CONFIRMED
Titanfall 2 Tech Test beta weekend 2 unlock times CONFIRMED

The biggest of these concerns Titanfall 2's speed, which players of the first game have found to be far slower than they're used to. Some of these will be available in this weekend's second beta test, while others won't be seen until the game launches.

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  • Pinterest Acquires News-Bookmarking App Instapaper
Pinterest Acquires News-Bookmarking App Instapaper

Pinterest is buying read-it-later service Instapaper to ramp up its run at Facebook as a rival next-generation, increasingly insular media portal. Betaworks bought Instapaper from Marco Arment about three years ago and since then, the team has added a bunch of improvements and polish to the app.

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  • Twitter offers 'quality filter' for all users
Twitter offers 'quality filter' for all users

Twitter on Thursday announced it would make a "quality filter" tool available to all of its users in an attempt to stem the harassment that has grown into a major problem for the company. The feature, which was already available to some users, does not block incoming tweets from accounts a user has interacted with recently or follows.

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  • IPhone 7: Leaked images give us clearest view yet
IPhone 7: Leaked images give us clearest view yet

Pro : A new report claims that Apple (AAPL) scrapped plans for an iPhone 7 Pro smartphone , notes Ubergizmo. There are seemingly few mysteries left surrounding the iPhone 7 (though we're hopeful that Apple might have something left) but one thing that's still unclear is whether it will have the traditional clickable home button or, as ha...

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  • Motorcycling: Iannone wins Austrian MotoGP for Ducati
Motorcycling: Iannone wins Austrian MotoGP for Ducati

Italian team Ducati had last tasted success when Casey Stoner won in Australia nearly six years ago, but they were the fastest team all week as MotoGP returned to Austria for the first time since 1997. To get the one-two is very special for Ducati . Hector Barbera, Yonny Hernandez, Alvaro Bautista, Cal Crutchlow and Stefan Bradl. With 18 lap...

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  • No Man's Sky's underground treasures will make you rich
No Man's Sky's underground treasures will make you rich

No Man's Sky does have more than 18 quintillion planets to offer. I've had people tell me, "I like that the game was treating me as intelligent", but then what I think they're saying is: "But I don't think gamers will be able to deal with that".

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  • Indonesia Auto Show: Maruti Suzuki Ignis with AMT
Indonesia Auto Show: Maruti Suzuki Ignis with AMT

The Ignis name has some history in the United Kingdom market, as Suzuki used it to for an SUV model here between 2000 and 2008. The India-spec model, on the other hand, will be offered with both petrol and diesel engine options. Interestingly, the new Ignis will be available with the company's SHVS hybrid technology. All of this is meant to give th...

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