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Amazon Announces Huge Pre-Black Friday Sale

Amazon Announces Huge Pre-Black Friday Sale

And while the retailer's Black Friday sale is open to everyone, Amazon Prime members, including those enjoying a 30-day free trial of the service, will have an exclusive 30-minute early access perio...

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2 dead, 3 injured in college shooting in Russian Federation

2 dead, 3 injured in college shooting in Russian Federation

Russian Federation has relatively few school shootings due to normally tight security in education facilities and the difficulty of buying firearms legally, although it is possible to register hunt...

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Get paid $1000 to watch 24 Hallmark Christmas movies

Get paid $1000 to watch 24 Hallmark Christmas movies

According to a press release, CenturyLinkQuote is searching for "a lover of all things Christmas, G-Rated romcoms, and too-close-to-home family dramas to watch 24 Hallmark Christmas movies during the ...

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Google helps you practice pronouncing new words with mobile Search

Google helps you practice pronouncing new words with mobile Search

When you Google how to pronounce an American English word on mobile, you'll now see a button with a microphone icon and the word "practice". How do you pronounce "otorhinolaryngologist" or "tzatziki...

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Marine deserter: Manhunt intensifies for Michael Alexander Brown in Roanoke, Virginia

Marine deserter: Manhunt intensifies for Michael Alexander Brown in Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke City Police are asking for Brown to turn himself in peacefully. He is considered unsafe and may be armed with a "shoulder-held, high-capacity weapon", Jones said. S. Marine Michael Alexande...

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Indonesia tsunami warning sparked after 7.1 magnitude natural disaster shakes northern islands

Indonesia tsunami warning sparked after 7.1 magnitude natural disaster shakes northern islands

A tsunami warning has been issued following the powerful quake on the southern coast of Indonesia's densely populated Java island on Friday. Rahmat Triyono, a senior official at the agency, which pu...

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New Motorola Razr Smartphone is Nostalgia That Costs $1,500

New Motorola Razr Smartphone is Nostalgia That Costs $1,500

There's no word on which Walmart stores will keep the new Razr in stock, but Motorola has said that "select Walmart locations" will carry the new Razr . When you unfold the device, there is a 5...

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Brexit Party: PM says claims senior figures offered peerages nonsense

Brexit Party: PM says claims senior figures offered peerages nonsense

Asked whether he was prepared to stand Brexit Party candidates down in more seats, he said: 'This all started way back in September when I sent to Number 10 some polling that said that in their 40 k...

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Microsoft's Game Streaming Service xCloud to Launch Next Year

Microsoft's Game Streaming Service xCloud to Launch Next Year

With a leap from mobile on to PCs, there were questions raised by The Verge related to keyboard and mouse input for games originally designed for Xbox or touch input and spokespeople pivoted away ...

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Erdogan says returned Trump's 'Don't be a fool' letter

Erdogan says returned Trump's 'Don't be a fool' letter

Syrian government forces moved back into border regions held by Kurdish fighters as a result of the Russian-Turkish deal. They would almost absolutely safe overpowering bipartisan assist for an added ...

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Watch a giant whale cruise through a group of California surfers

In the video, the whale can be seen swimming towards at least a dozen surfers at Dana Point, south of Los Angeles, on Monday (Tuesday NZ time). Some of the surfers did not seem to notice the whale. ...

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Texas family told to remove Christmas decorations because it's too early

Texas family told to remove Christmas decorations because it's too early

With every person who starts Christmas celebrations the day after Halloween, there are always the Scrooges out there looking to stop them. They were the only ones in the neighborhood who had alrea...

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Amazon dominates global smart speaker sales as Google continues to lag behind

Amazon dominates global smart speaker sales as Google continues to lag behind

There was a time when it looked like Google was poised to sweep the floor with Amazon when it came to the smart speaker market, but analyst company Canalys has found this it is the Mountain View c...

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U.S. authorities arrest 2 in alleged SIM swap cryptocurrency theft scheme

U.S. authorities arrest 2 in alleged SIM swap cryptocurrency theft scheme

Besides this, the two defendants have also been charged for taking over social media accounts of their victims, including two who "had high value or "O.G.' (slang for 'Original Gangster") social media...

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Donald Trump asks United States Supreme Court to protect his tax returns

Donald Trump asks United States Supreme Court to protect his tax returns

The president's private lawyers are asking the high court to block New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.'s efforts to get eight years of Trump's tax records. The district attorney's of...

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U.S. states expand Google probe to include Android, search

U.S. states expand Google probe to include Android, search

The antitrust investigation , which is being carried out by 48 USA states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico, originally targeted Google's digital advertising tactics and whether they unlawfully stifle...

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Age of Empires IV had its gameplay debut at X019

Age of Empires IV had its gameplay debut at X019

We've had to endure an terrible lot of silence since then, but it turns out patience is very much a virtue. Part of me still half-expects them to announce Age Of Empires 4 is actually an idle game f...

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European Union launches 'infringement' action over United Kingdom refusal to appoint new commissioner

European Union launches 'infringement' action over United Kingdom refusal to appoint new commissioner

The two developments underlined how Brexit has roiled European Union politics and how the bloc's increasingly fragmented political landscape has complicated the forging of consensus and compromise...

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Climate activist Thunberg boards catamaran back to Europe

Climate activist Thunberg boards catamaran back to Europe

Mark's Sq.in Venice. "We just said yes straight away because we just did a big 10-day sail and we loved it so much and we're pretty keen for another adventure like this", Carausu told CNN, "So y...

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Italy declares state of emergency in Venice after flood

Italy declares state of emergency in Venice after flood

Also underwater is a Banksy painting showing a migrant child in a life jacket holding a pink flare. It is looking to swiftly secure funds to fix damage in the historic city from the highest tide in ...

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'Life is Strange' dev's upcoming game centers on twins and trans identity

'Life is Strange' dev's upcoming game centers on twins and trans identity

Xbox has announced Tell Me Why , a narrative adventure from Dontnod Entertainment which it said stars the first playable videogame hero from a major studio who is also transgender . "Tyler is a...

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Second U.S. official heard Trump's call with Sondland, says AP source

Second U.S. official heard Trump's call with Sondland, says AP source

Wednesday's congressional testimony of two diplomats as part of the impeachment inquiry raised several questions about what Gordon Sondland , the USA ambassador to the European Union, knows - and w...

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Black Friday preview: iPad Pro (10.5-inch) now $400 off

Black Friday preview: iPad Pro (10.5-inch) now $400 off

In terms of housewares , the retailer is offering a Keurig K-Classic coffeemaker for $59.99 ($40 savings) and a Keurig K1500 coffeemaker for $129.99 ($50 savings). Online shoppers can buy all day t...

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Narwhal: The rescue pup with a tail on its head

Narwhal: The rescue pup with a tail on its head

The foundation also named the doggo 'Narwhal the Little Magical Furry Unicorn.' They named him Narwhal owing to his likeness to the (Narwhal) toothed whale famous for it's massive "tusk". "He was idea...

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Hurricane Dorian swept swimming cows 3km to North Carolina beach

Hurricane Dorian swept swimming cows 3km to North Carolina beach

National Park Service officials said they have learned the cows are "very wild and very skittish" and apt to run if approached by humans. The hurricane generated a "mini tsunami" on September 6, whi...

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Ousted ambassador to testify in Trump impeachment probe

Ousted ambassador to testify in Trump impeachment probe

Marie Yovanovitch , the former USA ambassador to Ukraine , is expected to tell the House Intelligence Committee in open session that she became the target of a political smear campaign by Trump's per...

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Luyanda Botha pleads guilty, sentenced to life for Uyinene Mrwetyana rape, murder

Luyanda Botha pleads guilty, sentenced to life for Uyinene Mrwetyana rape, murder

Mrwetyana's murder made national headlines earlier this year and sparked the #AmINext movement. Shortly after her murder, reports emerged that Ms Mrwetyana had been lured into the mail room of a pos...

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YouTube mom who was accused of abusing her seven children dies

YouTube mom who was accused of abusing her seven children dies

The children had no food, water or access to a bathroom whenever they were sequestered in a closet, according to a Maricopa police report. Hobson was behind a YouTube channel Fantastic Adventures...

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Court rejects Trump's appeal in fight over financial records

Court rejects Trump's appeal in fight over financial records

This particular legal challenge from Trump's team revolves around a subpoena the House Oversight Committee sent to Mazars, an accounting firm the Trump family has used for years, for some of the presi...

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Here's Why Netflix Is Leaving Some Roku and Samsung Devices

Here's Why Netflix Is Leaving Some Roku and Samsung Devices

The streaming service didn't specify why this was happening, but now we know the reason. Now, a Netflix spokesperson (via Gizmodo ) has given more details: it's all to do with DRM. The spokesper...

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