• Chancellor sets out bright forecast for United Kingdom in spring statement
Chancellor sets out bright forecast for United Kingdom in spring statement

However, Paul Mumford, fund manager at Cavendish Asset Management, said while he was loathe to question a forecast from the "ever-reliable" OBR, he described its confidence on inflation as "quite curious". But the pace of growth was expected to slow further in 2019. Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street in ...

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  • Microsoft Teams to get new enterprise-grade calling features later this year
Microsoft Teams to get new enterprise-grade calling features later this year

The new calling capabilities, which include consultative transfer (for getting an OK before transferring a call to somebody), call delegation, and federation, will be available in the second quarter, Wright said. Background blur on video-The ability to blur your background during video calls will allow other meeting attendees to focus on you, not w...

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  • Tiger Woods relishing Sunday challenge at Valspar Championship
Tiger Woods relishing Sunday challenge at Valspar Championship

Conners, from Listowel, Ont., followed up an impressive 4-under first round with a 2-under on Friday. Conners didn't even have a spot in the 144-man field to begin the week, gaining entry as an alternate only after he participated in the Monday qualifier.

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  • Nidahas T-20: Bagladesh beat Sri Lanka by 5 wickets
Nidahas T-20: Bagladesh beat Sri Lanka by 5 wickets

The highlight of the night, however, was Rahim's celebration after getting the winnings runs. He let out a loud scream and broke into a celebratory snake-style dance popularly known as "Nagin dance". Sri Lanka could've only blamed their lacklustre bowling and fielding which crumbled under pressure. He hit four sixes and five fours. There was a l...

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  • Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: India thrash Ireland to finish a disappointing fifth
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: India thrash Ireland to finish a disappointing fifth

Having lost their previous four games, Ireland came into the match as underdogs against an India side that still harboured hopes of qualifying for the medal games. With 10 minutes remaining the favourites claimed their fourth goal with Jake Harvie steering in a cross from Beale. India denied Ireland their first PC of a match with a decision for vid...

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  • Death toll rises to 3 killed, fire fighting operation underway
Death toll rises to 3 killed, fire fighting operation underway

As per initial reports, a boiler containing industrial solvent burst under high temperature and pressure. A massive fire broke out at a chemical factory in Tarapur, MIDC , killing three and injuring five workers. Arti Industries is located next to Novophene's factory. According to Mahesh Sagar, Tehsildar of Palghar District, three were dischar...

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  • SC allows Passive Euthanasia with guidelines
SC allows Passive Euthanasia with guidelines

Passive euthanasia is when death is brought about by an omission, broadly by withdrawing of medical treatment and life support systems in terminally ill patients who can't express their consent. Passive euthanasia is the deliberate withdrawal of medical treatment with the intention to hasten the death of a terminally-ill patient. File: Indi...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Likely to Skip Under-Display Fingerprint Sensor: KGI
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Likely to Skip Under-Display Fingerprint Sensor: KGI

In late summer of this year, is expected to announce business-smartphone Samsung Galaxy Note 9 , which will be something from Chinese competitors. However, according to sources with knowledge of the supply chain, via The Bell , the Note 9's fingerprint scanner will be in the same place as that on the Note 8 , with Samsung still said to b...

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  • Facebook will exclusively stream 25 Major League Baseball games this season
Facebook will exclusively stream 25 Major League Baseball games this season

Facebook will also have rights to show the baseball games globally, though they won't be exclusive outside the U.S. MLB and Facebook will update the schedule on a monthly basis. YouTube TV branding will be visible during the first pitches of games on MLB Network and MLB .tv in a season-long sponsorship arrangement. Facebook will strea...

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  • Nintendo Surprises Fans with Super Smash Bros. Switch Announcement
Nintendo Surprises Fans with Super Smash Bros. Switch Announcement

At the end of the teaser, the year "2018" flashed after the Smash logo. Now, a new etching of those characters could make the starting roster a bit clearer. The game includes playable versions of Nintendo's most iconic characters, including Mario, Fox (from Starfox), Link (from Legend of Zelda ), Samus ( from Metroid ), Yoshi, Pikachu, and lo...

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  • Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story returns on 3DS…. in 2019
Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story returns on 3DS…. in 2019

Unlike a traditional Mario title, players take control of Luigi, who must investigate a haunted mansion to rescue Mario from the ghosts that inhabit it. The Luigi's Mansion remake is coming out some time in 2018. The remake will include a new Boss Rush mode, according to the Nintendo Direct. The Mario brothers will explore the inside of Bowser as...

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  • China's Tiangong-1 space station to crash to Earth within weeks
China's Tiangong-1 space station to crash to Earth within weeks

Tiangong-1 potential re-entry area. After the craft lost radio connection with China's Space Agency after being launched in 2011, it began to slip into a lower and lower orbit, and it just started dipping into Earth's atmosphere. "When considering the worst-case location... the probability that a specific person (i.e., you) will be struck by Tian...

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  • Bears apply transition tag on CB Fuller
Bears apply transition tag on CB Fuller

Oakland trotted out one of the worst secondaries in football in 2017. That right of refusal gives the Bears the upper hand and will likely keep any teams from even entering into negotiations for Fuller knowing it could be time wasted on the free agent market while other options are being snatched up by competing teams.

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  • Toyota to stop selling diesel cars in Europe this year
Toyota to stop selling diesel cars in Europe this year

The entry-level Auris Hybrid offers "outstanding fuel economy and low Carbon dioxide emissions", according to Toyota, as well as up to 50-percent all-electric driving on the everyday commute. Based on customer feedback the brand has made a decision to offer its core models with a choice of two hybrid electric powertrains. As part of their electri...

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  • Alexa's Laugh: Amazon Is Working on a Fix for Random Noises
Alexa's Laugh: Amazon Is Working on a Fix for Random Noises

Amazon can push updates to the voice service automatically. Another Twitter user reported that Alexa began laughing in the middle of an office conversation: "I asked why she laughed and she said, 'Sorry, I am not sure'". "I still get chills". "It sounded like a real person". Some people said that they thought it was an actual person laughing in...

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  • Washington State Tells Ajit Pai to Suck It
Washington State Tells Ajit Pai to Suck It

CenturyLink, the area's main internet provider, said it is meeting timelines and requirements set by the Federal Communications Commission. But: As the Verge notes the FCC actually chose to prohibit states from introducing their own laws like this.

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  • WhatsApp to increase timeframe for delete message option
WhatsApp to increase timeframe for delete message option

Given that it is under testing, we can expect the feature to be rolled out to all the Android beta users by the end of March. The Facebook-owned WhatsApp is consistently working on new features to improve the user experience of its instant messaging platform which is now used by over a billion people.

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  • Two killed on campus in Central Michigan University dorm
Two killed on campus in Central Michigan University dorm

According to the university, the suspect was seen and reported by an individual on a train passing through the campus shortly after midnight. The suspect identified in the Central Michigan University (CMU) shooting on Friday is sophomore student James Eric Davis Jr .

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  • Deontay Wilder shares this touching bond with Luis Ortiz
Deontay Wilder shares this touching bond with Luis Ortiz

This Saturday is a busy night of boxing all over the globe, but in Brooklyn there is a very anticipated heavyweight title fight taking place at the Barclays Center when Deontay Wilder takes on his most unsafe opponent to date in Cuban top contender Luis Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) in what should be an explosive heavyweight matchup.

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  • Amazon will soon stop selling Nest products as spat with Google deepens
Amazon will soon stop selling Nest products as spat with Google deepens

Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to be the case as Amazon has now announced that it will stop selling Google-owned Nest smart home products as its spat spills out into 2018. Technically, you still might find Nest products through third-party sellers in the Marketplace program. KitGuru Says: It doesn't seem that Amazon was intentionally ...

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