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Facebook Shuts Down Controversial Program to Pay Apple Users for Data

Facebook Shuts Down Controversial Program to Pay Apple Users for Data

Acquired by Facebook in 2013 , the market research service offers users a free VPN in exchange for their mobile traffic and information relating to their use of websites, apps, and data. A Faceboo...

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Netanyahu in talks with Russians to avoid Syria 'frictions'

Netanyahu in talks with Russians to avoid Syria 'frictions'

Both the leaders spoke over the phone earlier this month when Israel's National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Shabbath visited New Delhi . According to Al-Araby, sources in As-Suwayda, a mainly Druze c...

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Prominent Chinese Rights Lawyer Sentenced to 4-1/2 Years in Prison

Prominent Chinese Rights Lawyer Sentenced to 4-1/2 Years in Prison

He initially disappeared in August 2015 when authorities rounded up more than 200 lawyers and activists who frequently took on the Communist authorities in what is now known as the "709 crackdown", ...

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Yellow weather warning issued for snow and ice

Yellow weather warning issued for snow and ice

The yellow weather warning is in force from 12 noon on Tuesday until 11am on Wednesday. Dozens of schools were closed across north Wales, Merseyside, Lancashire and Greater Manchester . "Some roads...

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Deadly bombs target cathedral in south Philippines

Deadly bombs target cathedral in south Philippines

Army troops and police were rushing inside when the second bomb exploded a minute later. Both troops and civilians were killed, reports state. Among the wounded are 14 troops, two police and 65 civili...

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Washington lifts sanctions on Rusal, other companies

Washington lifts sanctions on Rusal, other companies

Earlier this month, Democrats were joined by 11 of Trump's fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate in an effort to keep the sanctions on Rusal, En+ Group and power firm JSC EuroSibEnergo. After th...

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Games with Gold Titles Revealed for February 2019

Games with Gold Titles Revealed for February 2019

Every month, Xbox offers free titles with their Games With Gold program that allows players to get their game on - for free - while their membership is still active. Step into the fun, because Su...

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Honor View 20 arrives in India, Honor Watch Magic tags along

Honor View 20 arrives in India, Honor Watch Magic tags along

The price of Honor View 20 is expected to be around Rs 46,000 for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage while the 8GB RAM with 256GB internal space-variant will be priced approximately around Rs 52,500...

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Google now rolling out new Material Theme design to Gmail mobile app

Google now rolling out new Material Theme design to Gmail mobile app

Gmail on mobile, Android and iOS is getting revamped with Google's Material Theme. Recently, Google announced that it will soon roll out some new features to Gmail. The design overhaul to mobile ...

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United States starts returning asylum seekers to Mexico to await court dates

United States starts returning asylum seekers to Mexico to await court dates

Mexican authorities have said the United States plans to continue presenting 20 people a day at the Tijuana crossing, and eventually extend the policy to other points along the 3,145-kilometer (2,000-...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation finds no motive for Las Vegas shooting, closes probe

Federal Bureau of Investigation finds no motive for Las Vegas shooting, closes probe

After almost 16 months, the agency says it can't determine why gunman Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and injured almost 900 others in October 2017. Paddock amassed a large weapon's arsenal spend...

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Trump lawyer - Stone indictment does not show collusion with Russian Federation

Trump lawyer - Stone indictment does not show collusion with Russian Federation

While the indictment provides some new insight into the Trump campaign, it deals largely with what prosecutors say were Stone's false statements about his conversations with conservative writer and ...

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McConnell Mulls Introducing Amendment to Stop US Pullout from Syria, Afghanistan

McConnell said he plans to introduce an amendment to the "Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act", which affirms US commitment to Israeli security, deepens ties with Jordan and holds ...

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Chris Christie says Trump thought firing Flynn would end 'Russia thing'

Chris Christie says Trump thought firing Flynn would end 'Russia thing'

Chris Christie alleges that President Donald Trump thought firing his national security adviser, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn , would end "this Russian Federation thing", The New York Times reported ...

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Some districts cancel class ahead of Wednesday's cold temps

Some districts cancel class ahead of Wednesday's cold temps

Doctors say in extreme cold, it doesn't take long for children to feel the effects of hypothermia or frostbite. The district will also monitor the cold temperatures on Wednesday and Thursday and wil...

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Global campaign urges release of Bahraini footballer from Thai jail

Global campaign urges release of Bahraini footballer from Thai jail

Al-Araibi and his supporters believe the fact he was a critic of Sheikh Salman Bin Ibrahim al-Khalifa, a member of Bahrain's ruling family when he contested the Federation Internationale de Football...

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FIFA Points will no longer be sold in Belgium, confirms EA

FIFA Points will no longer be sold in Belgium, confirms EA

In a blog post , EA said it came to the decision to remove FIFA Points following "discussions with the Belgian authorities". A while back, things were getting interesting over in Belgium, as Elect...

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Redmi Note 7 Pro may use an on-screen fingerprint sensor

Redmi Note 7 Pro may use an on-screen fingerprint sensor

The Redmi Note 7 was the first smartphone from the newly independent -brand to be introduced. Xiaomi Redmi Go will run Android Go edition, the software version created to work smoothly on en...

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Russian Federation slams 'illegal' United States sanctions on Venezuelan oil

Juan Guaido, Venezuelan opposition leader and parliament speaker, whose appointment to that position had been cancelled by the country's Supreme Court, declared himself interim president at a rally in...

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Woman with baby dies after falling down NYC subway stairs

Woman with baby dies after falling down NYC subway stairs

Sinai West and later declared dead, the New York Post reported. Malaysia Goodson was found unconscious and unresponsive at the bottom of the southbound 7th Avenue B, D and E station stairs just ...

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Stacey Abrams to give Democratic response to State of the Union

Stacey Abrams to give Democratic response to State of the Union

Schumer said he and House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) both agreed that Abrams should give the response. Abrams rose to prominence a year ago as a Democratic champion of voting rights, rele...

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Ocasio-Cortez Slams Tech Giants Over Climate Denial at Conference

Ocasio-Cortez Slams Tech Giants Over Climate Denial at Conference

Unlike Facebook and Google , Microsoft has escaped scrutiny by politicians and governments over the last 6 to 12 months, but it appears that is about to change, as the company, along with fellow ...

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NetEase acquires minority stake in Quantic Dream

NetEase acquires minority stake in Quantic Dream

According to this announcement, this partnership will allow both Quantic Dream and NetEase to "develop advanced technologies and games for the future". but we will also consider other platforms as we ...

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Fortnite Leaked Skins & Cosmetics Found in the V7.30 Files

Fortnite Leaked Skins & Cosmetics Found in the V7.30 Files

The status page shows Fortnite's "Game Services" and "Login" are experiencing a Major Outage, in addition to the Epic Games store. For Android devices, most Bluetooth controllers should work f...

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Democratic Party Cries Foul over Howard Schultz's Potential 2020 Run

Democratic Party Cries Foul over Howard Schultz's Potential 2020 Run

It was reported on Twitter by The New York Times White House correspondent Maggie Haberman, who cited an unnamed attendee. 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley asked Schultz if he worries that...

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IRGC rejects Netanyahu's claims of targeting Iranian bases in Syria

IRGC rejects Netanyahu's claims of targeting Iranian bases in Syria

Shamkhani also said Tehran has the capabilities to extend its missile range, but won't do so due to its "defensive doctrine". "The enemies say Iran's missile power should be eliminated, but we have ...

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Palestinian PM willing to quit if president Abbas wishes

Palestinian PM willing to quit if president Abbas wishes

Palestinian officials say President Mahmoud Abbas has made a decision to shake up his government. Such bids are seen as part of attempts by Abbas to further isolate his political rivals Hamas amid a...

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911 dispatcher helps boy with his fractions homework

911 dispatcher helps boy with his fractions homework

Dispatchers receive hundreds of calls a day, Gard said, adding that the January 14 call happened to come at a time of day when the department's dispatch center was not very busy. That, in itself, that...

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Peru landslide kills at least 15 at hotel wedding party

Peru landslide kills at least 15 at hotel wedding party

Peru's national health agency, EsSalud, said 25 people were being treated for their injuries at the Guillermo Díaz de la Vega Hospital. The accident happened at the Alhambra hotel in the Andean ci...

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Pope says Vatican abuse summit will not end crisis

Pope says Vatican abuse summit will not end crisis

Francis said he would rather die than change current church policy on celibacy. The pope did open a slight window by suggesting that in certain "faraway" places an exception could possible be made f...

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