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Apple schedules another event for December 2 in NYC

Apple schedules another event for December 2 in NYC

As CNBC notes, this appears to be a replacement for Apple's annual press release (see the last one for 2018 ) proclaiming a "best of" apps, games, podcasts and more. And those were already handed o...

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn of 'decisive' action if protests continue

Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn of 'decisive' action if protests continue

The situation on the streets has been unclear largely because of an internet outage that has stemmed the flow of videos shared on social media of protests or associated acts of violence. Iran has be...

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Apple pulls 181 apps in anti-vaping crusade

Apple pulls 181 apps in anti-vaping crusade

These apps include all vaping and related apps including those that allowed users to change settings such as lighting and heating on their vaping devices. According to the agency, there have been ...

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Two Australian politicians refused entry to China

Two Australian politicians refused entry to China

Others, however, believe the allegations are fuelling xenophobia and harming relations between the two countries. Two Australian politicians refused entry to China have said they will not retract ...

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Sydney residents urged to stay indoors as Australian bushfire smoke blankets city

Sydney residents urged to stay indoors as Australian bushfire smoke blankets city

The blanket of smoke sparked warnings for asthma sufferers and people with breathing issues to stay indoors. Strong winds have swept across New South Wales in Australia , carrying smoke from th...

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Taliban release two Western hostages in Afghanistan

Taliban release two Western hostages in Afghanistan

Their release comes as part of a prisoner swap deal which has also seen three ranking Taliban prisoners released by the Kabul government and flown to Qatar. In the later video, King and Weeks looked h...

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Google Set to Reveal Games, Pricing and Launch Date for the Stadia

Google Set to Reveal Games, Pricing and Launch Date for the Stadia

Those were the big ones highlighted in the Stadia Connect stream today, but there are also a bunch more coming to Stadia at launch, too, including Borderlands 3 , Darksiders Genesis , Rage 2 ...

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Rumour: Valve are about to announce a VR game called Half-Life: Alyx

That's the tweet . Aside from those few words and the image you see in the header above, that's all we have for now. Everything else is even more rumours and speculation at this point, but the subt...

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Sydney air quality worse than Beijing as fires persist

Sydney air quality worse than Beijing as fires persist

Needless to say, it's affecting air quality, with the NSW Government Department of Planning, Industry and Environment's air quality monitor giving a "poor" air quality forecast for Tuesday, Novembe...

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"This is Modi's Emergency": Sitaram Yechury On Protesting JNU Students

This comes in the wake of a protest march to Parliament by the JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) against hostel fee hike . However, the JNU students" union slammed the government for misleading the...

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Samsung W20 5G (Galaxy Fold 5G) appears in hands-on video

Samsung W20 5G (Galaxy Fold 5G) appears in hands-on video

We've extensively covered the Galaxy Fold's shortcomings along these lines, and it should go without saying that if you're shelling out nearly $2,000 for a smartphone, that sucker should be able to ...

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House investigating whether Trump lied to Robert Mueller in written answers

House investigating whether Trump lied to Robert Mueller in written answers

In a separate case, Trump last Thursday asked the Supreme Court to review a New York-based federal appeals court's ruling that local prosecutors can enforce a subpoena also issued to Mazars demandin...

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Twist in Patrick Frazee trial ahead of closing arguments

Twist in Patrick Frazee trial ahead of closing arguments

He was found guilty on a total of six counts: two counts of first-degree murder, one count of tampering with a body, and three counts of solicitation to commit murder, as KDVR reported . "While Kel...

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President Trump’s surprise physical exam at Walter Reed Medical raises questions

It explained that Trump's Sunday visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center was part of a routine checkup but because of "scheduling uncertainties", it was "kept off the record". "I'm skept...

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Android 10 update for Huawei's P30 and Mate 20 series phones is now rolling out globally

Android 10 update for Huawei's P30 and Mate 20 series phones is now rolling out globally

The Huawei-owned brand has confirmed the rollout to the three handsets - Honor 20 , Honor 20 Pro, and Honor View 20 . As reported by HuaweiCentral , the update comes with EMUI version 10.0.0....

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Valve Finally Reveals That a Brand-New Half-Life Game Is in Development

We'll be sure to bring you the latest on that. As far as the naming goes, Alyx is most likely a nod to a character introduced in Half-Life 2 , Alyx Vance. With the purchase of Campo Santo, the stud...

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State Department Spox Breaks Down Tough Pompeo Speech On Iran, Israel

State Department Spox Breaks Down Tough Pompeo Speech On Iran, Israel

Iran hawks have been pressing Pompeo to eliminate all the waivers but have most strenuously objected to the one for Fordow . "There is no legitimate reason for Iran to resume enrichment at this pre...

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Vatican financial regulator leaves job after police raids

Vatican financial regulator leaves job after police raids

In an interview with The Associated Press , Bruelhart said he considered that his job was to serve the Holy See but that he could "only serve as long as the worldwide obligations of the Holy See are ...

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South Dakota's new 'Meth. I'm on it' campaign sparks confusion and ridicule

South Dakota's new 'Meth. I'm on it' campaign sparks confusion and ridicule

South Dakota's governor, Kristi Noem, was hoping a new ad campaign would draw attention to methamphetamine addiction in her state. Yes, that's it. No joke. However, Noem's efforts did not appear to ...

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Thousands of Disney Plus accounts may have been hacked

Thousands of Disney Plus accounts may have been hacked

Thousands of Disney+ accounts have been hacked and are being sold online on the dark web , according to a report published Monday. This message appeared right out the gate for most (or all) of the us...

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Blind student is ‘dragged by ankles’ from Oxford Union

Blind student is ‘dragged by ankles’ from Oxford Union

Azamati was attending a "The house has no confidence in the United Kingdom government debate" on 17th October and put a book on an accessible seat by the entrance to reserve it. Five seconds afterward...

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‘Azadi’ slogans make a comeback as JNU protestors march towards parliament

‘Azadi’ slogans make a comeback as JNU protestors march towards parliament

Police personnel have been deployed at all entry points leading to the parliament , a senior police official said, reported news agency PTI. "The massive police deployment and barricading at the ga...

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Age of Empires IV Won’t Have Microtransactions

Age of Empires IV Won’t Have Microtransactions

As part of Inside Xbox, live from X019 in London, we revealed a first look at the game with an all-new trailer. Those anxious that a new game would feature microtransactions and in-app purchases sho...

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Trump testifying in the impeachment probe? Great idea

While he's at it, he should drop the White House's opposition to testimony of important witnesses such as acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and former national security advisor John Bolton. "Anyone ...

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Defeated Sri Lankan Presidential Candidate Quits Ruling Party Leadership

Defeated Sri Lankan Presidential Candidate Quits Ruling Party Leadership

Gotabaya is credited with directing security forces to crush Tamil rebels and end a 37-year separatist war in May 2009 during the tenure of Mahinda, who was president from 2005 to 2015. The governme...

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Playing Pokemon Sword or Shield Crashes Roku Devices

Playing Pokemon Sword or Shield Crashes Roku Devices

As NintendoLife reports , on Saturday a post appeared in the Pokemon subreddit describing how the Roku devices of one user had all started "acting up". Repeatedly trying to access the Pokemon dat...

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Symbolic swearing-in for Sri Lanka's new strongman

Symbolic swearing-in for Sri Lanka's new strongman

Around 80 per cent of the almost 16 million people voted on last Saturday's election at 12,845 polling stations set up across the country for 16 million voters. Gotabaya, former Secretary to the Defen...

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University of Calgary encourages its exchange students to vacate Hong Kong

University of Calgary encourages its exchange students to vacate Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Garrison was established to defend and maintain Chinese sovereignty of the city and its security. "There has just been a fearsome clash between protesters who had gathered close to the...

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Sony patent may show a familiar-looking controller for the PS5

Sony patent may show a familiar-looking controller for the PS5

But as for the controller, we might have gotten a glimpse of it this week thanks to a Japanese patent website. The body of the controller appears to be slightly larger/chunkier than that of the Dua...

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Crowds gather outside Parliament | #TheCube — Georgia protests

Crowds gather outside Parliament | #TheCube — Georgia protests

It also said that all entrances to the parliament buildings have been unblocked, allowing the legislature to work without problems. Thousands of Georgians protested outside the Caucasus country's pa...

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