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Google Assistant finally lets you book Uber, Lyft rides

Google Assistant finally lets you book Uber, Lyft rides

The personal assistant will then retrieve transportation options to that destination, among them being popular ones like Uber and Lyft . It is now available here in Australia for Uber so if you nee...

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#OnThatNote: Getting To Know Bixby On The Samsung Galaxy Note 9

#OnThatNote: Getting To Know Bixby On The Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is already available at all Samsung Galaxy outlets and authorised resellers. But considering the Galaxy Note 9 is the top-of-the-line Android device of the moment, saving...

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Boy, 2, shreds envelope containing $1,060

Boy, 2, shreds envelope containing $1,060

Leo's parents told the news station they suspected the toddler grabbed the envelope and put it through the shredder when they weren't looking. Ben and Jackee Belnap of Holladay said they had been ...

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Over 70,000 homeless after Indonesia disaster

Over 70,000 homeless after Indonesia disaster

The death toll from the disaster has already been confirmed to be over 1,500, and it is expected to rise especially in Palu where most of the dead have been counted. "Two of my children are gone, my...

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With all senators now decided, Kavanaugh confirmation looks likely

With all senators now decided, Kavanaugh confirmation looks likely

Mr Trump and his fellow Republicans said the new Federal Bureau of Investigation report had cleared their nominee. "In my view, he's not the right man for the court at this time". White House spok...

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Russian intelligence officers indicted in global hacking scheme

Russian intelligence officers indicted in global hacking scheme

At the time of the attack the OPCW was investigating the nerve agent poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury , England. Democratic Party and a small British T...

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Nobel Peace Prize Awarded To Denis Mukwege And Nadia Murad

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded To Denis Mukwege And Nadia Murad

The face of resilience: Nadia Murad . Murad was living in northern Iraq when in 2014 Islamic State fighters set on her village, killing several hundred - burying them in mass graves - and abducti...

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Below expectation response for new iPhones in the Indian smartphone market

Below expectation response for new iPhones in the Indian smartphone market

In the discussions on the Reddit website, the owners of the new gadgets is noted that the device does not start charging after connecting the wires in the case, if the iPhone screen is off. The nift...

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Chicago Police Officer Defends His Shooting of Laquan McDonald

Chicago Police Officer Defends His Shooting of Laquan McDonald

Dr. Laurence Miller testifies on Tuesday during the murder trial of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke trial for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald at the Leighton Criminal Court Building....

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President Trump speaks out against protesters harassing senators

President Trump speaks out against protesters harassing senators

The two women, who said they are sexual assault survivors, stopped Flake on his way to Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination hearing on September 28. Flake - a key GOP vote along with Alaska ...

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South Koreans head North for 2007 summit anniversary

South Koreans head North for 2007 summit anniversary

The fact that Pompeo is visiting Pyongyang, in itself, signals progress in the denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States, and he will not return to Washington empty-handed, ex...

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Ex-President Lee Myung-bak sentenced to 15 years over corruption

Ex-President Lee Myung-bak sentenced to 15 years over corruption

The court also said it was wrong for Lee to continue to deny the charges against him, and admonished him for attempting to shift the blame on to subordinates. He was found to have embezzled about 24bn...

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Chemical watchdog, MH17 probe: Russian Federation is said to have targeted all

Chemical watchdog, MH17 probe: Russian Federation is said to have targeted all

US prosecutors also said that the Russian hackers targeted the Pennsylvania-based company Westinghouse. Demers says the indictment shows hackers can't use anonymity to hide from the law. WADA s...

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FBI Did Not Review Witnesses Suggested By Ramirez, Her Attorney Says

FBI Did Not Review Witnesses Suggested By Ramirez, Her Attorney Says

This background check is different, requested by a trio of senators who are undecided on Kavanaugh's confirmation. "This is what democracy looks like!" protesters shouted outside the Supreme Court ...

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Treasurers set to ditch GST on tampons

Treasurers set to ditch GST on tampons

While the reforms received support from Western Australia's Treasurer Ben Wyatt, the other state treasurers warned that the federal government must guarantee that no state or territory will be wor...

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Extremely venomous sea snake kills man in Australia

Extremely venomous sea snake kills man in Australia

Emergency responders didn't have many options to help a person who was in such a remote location, St. John Ambulance spokesman Craig Garraway said. More than 30 species are found in tropical waters ...

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French investigate whereabouts of Interpol chief after wife reports him missing

French investigate whereabouts of Interpol chief after wife reports him missing

The official said Meng did arrive in China. Meng, 64, was elected to run Interpol , an global police cooperation organization in 2016. The head of Interpol has been reported missing, a French j...

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Google Accessibility team unveils Voice Access for truly hands-free phone control

Google Accessibility team unveils Voice Access for truly hands-free phone control

The elements that can be tapped on the screen are overlaid with small numerals, which can be used to call out any number which will mimic a tap. " Voice Access is an accessibility service that lets y...

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'An accomplice of genocide': Canada strips Aung San Suu Kyi of citizenship

'An accomplice of genocide': Canada strips Aung San Suu Kyi of citizenship

Canadian Senators unanimously adopted a motion tabled by Independent Senator Ratna Omidvar in the red chamber. Sen. "The world pinned its hope on her as the shining light and hope for a democratic and...

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Prosecc-Oh No! 30,000 litres of wine explodes from silo

Prosecc-Oh No! 30,000 litres of wine explodes from silo

The post has attracted thousands of comments from grieving Prosecco lovers, many of whom are from Britain - the world's biggest consumers of the drink. Thankfully, about 600 million liters of prosec...

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Anti-rape activists Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Anti-rape activists Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize

This is what the announcement of the prize had to say about Murad. "Both laureates have made a crucial contribution to focusing attention on, and combating, such war crimes", it said in its citation...

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Republicans plan to confirm Trump's SC nominee Kavanaugh on weekend

Republicans plan to confirm Trump's SC nominee Kavanaugh on weekend

Meanwhile, another protest was also held outside the Trump Tower in NY, where protesters carried placards that read "Kava Nope", and "Women must be heard". In conducting a new background investigati...

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Trump's Mocking Of Blasey Ford Adds Fuel To Kavanaugh Nomination Fire

Trump's Mocking Of Blasey Ford Adds Fuel To Kavanaugh Nomination Fire

Protesters are flooding the halls of Capitol Hill to confront lawmakers, showing up in restaurants where senators are dining and waiting for their planes to land at Washington's airport. Less than 24 ...

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Kavanaugh does not belong on Supreme Court, retired Justice Stevens says

Kavanaugh does not belong on Supreme Court, retired Justice Stevens says

That we think of him as a liberal says everything about how far right the Court has lurched already, and how much farther Kavanaugh can still take it. In 2010, Stevens retired from the bench after ser...

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China Responds to US Provocations in South China Sea

China Responds to US Provocations in South China Sea

Friendly relations between the two countries have nosedived since Donald Trump became president in 2017. "The close encounter between the Chinese destroyer and the USS Decatur was the closest one ...

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Russian intel officers indicted for hacking anti-doping agencies

Russian intel officers indicted for hacking anti-doping agencies

At this point the Dutch counter-terrorism officers intervened to disrupt the operation and the four GRU officers were ordered to leave the country. Britain and the Netherlands have accused Russ...

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U.S. pulls out of worldwide accord over Jerusalem embassy case

U.S. pulls out of worldwide accord over Jerusalem embassy case

Also headquartered in The Hague, the ICC has the power to prosecute individuals for war crimes, crimes against humanity and other violations of worldwide law. Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Z...

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Donald Trump in Minnesota: Sen. Al Franken Folded 'Like A Wet Rag'

Donald Trump in Minnesota: Sen. Al Franken Folded 'Like A Wet Rag'

Then reviving a popular crowd-pleasing rally tricked, he dropped Franken's name by saying he wouldn't: "I don't want to mention Al Franken's name so I won't". Lt. Gov. Tina Smith was appointed by ...

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FBI Wraps Kavanaugh Investigation, Senators Take First Look as Weekend Vote Looms

FBI Wraps Kavanaugh Investigation, Senators Take First Look as Weekend Vote Looms

If all the Democrats oppose Kavanaugh, Trump can not afford to lose the support of more than one Republican for his nominee, with Vice President Mike Pence casting a tiebreaking vote. Murkowski said...

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4 dead, hundreds injured as Typhoon Trami sweeps through Japan

4 dead, hundreds injured as Typhoon Trami sweeps through Japan

The storm caused widespread disruption, with many flights and trains cancelled. According to the meteorological department, Trami is slowly weakening as is will continue to bring damaging winds to m...

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