• Spokeswoman: Trump thinks election hacking 'probably was Russia'
Spokeswoman: Trump thinks election hacking 'probably was Russia'

But Liles said the intelligence community concluded that a variety of factors "made it likely that cyber manipulation of the USA election system created to change the outcome of the United States election would be detected". "Why did Democratic National Committee turn down the DHS offer to protect against hacks (long prior to election)". Jeh John...

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  • Xbox One X at E3, in moving pictures
Xbox One X at E3, in moving pictures

Microsoft unveiled its new Xbox One X console earlier this week, promising " true 4K " gaming on "the world's most powerful games console". Microsoft has been keen to include its PC user base in future gaming plans as shown by the Xbox Play Anywhere initiative, which debuted past year.

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  • Uber knew fired exec had info at center of Google theft case
Uber knew fired exec had info at center of Google theft case

Here's my recommendation for the "new Uber " and its new leadership. Nor do they include drivers, who are contractors and have a fraught relationship with the company they work for. "Even though Kalanick was driving performance, the company is not sustainable in this form", Jennifer Chatman, a business professor at the University of California at ...

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  • Four Republicans oppose new Senate health care bill. Here's why they do
Four Republicans oppose new Senate health care bill. Here's why they do

Four GOP senators-Rand Paul, from Kentucky , Ted Cruz , from Texas , Ron Johnson , from Wisconsin , and Mike Lee , from Utah-announced they wouldn't support the legislation as written. Todd did not name the senators in question, but 11 GOP senators have already voiced concerns about the bill, according to a Washington Post analysis .

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  • Cindy expected to weaken after landfall; rain still expected
Cindy expected to weaken after landfall; rain still expected

As of 10 a.m., the National Hurricane Center said the storm was about 165 miles northwest of Morgan City, La., with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph. Thursday. That's going to change as we close out the work week. It's also good practice to have enough water and food to last you at least three days in case water or power service is interrupted...

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  • Total solar eclipse an 'unprecedented' excuse to visit US
Total solar eclipse an 'unprecedented' excuse to visit US

He added that it's hard to know at this point what the weather will be like on August 21, but generally speaking, west-coast states tend to have fewer clouds. Those that miss out on this year's total solar eclipse will have to wait until 2024 for the next one to cross the United States. What exactly will we see for those who, of course, have neve...

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  • Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groups
Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groups

Or, as Zuckerberg puts it, "I think we're doing OK". "The other is to empower them to go out and build communities". Of course, it would have been fun to see if he was the same during the give-and-take of a news conference. Facebook decided to make to take this kind of action after they have been criticized in the past for not making enough eff...

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  • Blizzard to 'drastically reduce' Overwatch loot box duplicates
Blizzard to 'drastically reduce' Overwatch loot box duplicates

Overwatch is getting an overhaul to its loot box system, which should make fans who hated duplicates happy. "We always want the experience of opening an in-game loot box to feel exciting and rewarding, and in our latest patch we're working to improve that experience in two key ways", a Blizzard statement explains.

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  • North Korea looms over US-China talks
North Korea looms over US-China talks

Hamilton County 's Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco's office released a statement saying Otto Warmbier's family objected to an autopsy so only an external exam of his body was done. Warmbier had planned to study in China in his third year of college and heard about Chinese travel companies offering trips to North Korea. Warmbier was travelling in North Kor...

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Ronaldo, who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup playing for Portugal, has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009. Jose Mourinho savaged after Real Madrid tax fraud accusation . The accusations against Ronaldo have caused speculation in Portugal and Spain that he is considering leaving the country to play elsewhere. The inve...

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  • Travis Kalanick Resigns as Uber CEO
Travis Kalanick Resigns as Uber CEO

The letter was titled, "Moving Uber Forward" and discussed the need for new leadership formally. Travis Kalanick , the co-founder of transportation and food app Uber , has stepped down from the position of CEO for the tech giant amid chatter of troubled times at the company.

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  • Microsoft unveils new gaming system as Xbox One X
Microsoft unveils new gaming system as Xbox One X

In layman's terms, this makes the Xbox One X 40 percent more powerful than Sony's Playstation 4 Pro . The Xbox One X boasts a 6 teraflop graphical processing unit, 12 GB GDDR5 of graphic memory, and an 8-core custom AMD central processing unit.

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  • Ford's production decision causes a political headache for Trump
Ford's production decision causes a political headache for Trump

What the president neglected to mention is Ford's new plan. Investment also continues in the USA, with Ford spending $900 million upgrading its Kentucky Truck Plant. Bloomberg reported that the move will make the Focus the biggest automotive export ever from China to the United States. China's labor costs are lower than Mexico's, but shipping co...

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  • Tillerson and Mattis to hold joint news conference after talks with China
Tillerson and Mattis to hold joint news conference after talks with China

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that Washington holds North Korea "accountable" for Warmbier's fate, and demanded the release of three other Americans held by the reclusive regime. "At some point after being sentenced to 16 years of hard labor, from what we know, Otto suffered a severe brain injury ", Portman told the Senate.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy projected to be near-miss for Liberty County
Tropical Storm Cindy projected to be near-miss for Liberty County

A massive tropical storm is pounding much of the US Gulf Coast, with areas across six states in the southeastern US experiencing potentially life-threatening floods. Tropical Storm Cindy has brought heavy winds and rain to southeast Texas but minimal damage as the storm system moves northeast. Tropical Storm Cindy pounded the Mississippi Gulf C...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana
Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

Between Wednesday and Thursday morning, the storm could bring up to 12 inches of rain to some areas between Texas and Louisiana. But Mayor Mitch Landrieu says we could still feel the storm's effects. Over the coming days, the cold front will push the remnants of the storm east and will help dump more rain over the Tennessee and Mississippi Va...

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  • IS destroys Mosul mosque where it declared 'caliphate'
IS destroys Mosul mosque where it declared 'caliphate'

The Iraqis called the 150 foot (45 metre) leaning minaret Al Hadba, or "the hunchback". IS fighters initially attempted to destroy the minaret in July 2014. The mosque's destruction prompted condemnation, with the senior United States commander in Iraq saying that IS had destroyed "one of Mosul and Iraq's great treasures".

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  • Apple Looking to Trim Record Labels' Cut (AAPL)
Apple Looking to Trim Record Labels' Cut (AAPL)

Sources have confirmed to Bloomberg that similar conversations are now underway between Apple and the record companies over its streaming service. The major labels and Merlin, Hypebot has learned, are inclined to grant Apple Music a reduction, though not to as low as Spotify .

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  • Nigel Farage
Nigel Farage "Concerned" After Trump's State Visit Is Put In Doubt

The Imperial State Crown arrived at the Palace of Westminster on a separate auto and remained at a table in the House of Lords during the Queen's speech . Her ministers have said some parts of the Conservative party manifesto would have to be "pruned" following the election result. For instance, the Queen will arrive at Parliament in a vehicle, ...

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  • Mars Orbiter Snaps Fresh Photo of Curiosity Exploring Mars
Mars Orbiter Snaps Fresh Photo of Curiosity Exploring Mars

The bright blue feature in the center of the image is Curiosity rover. It is a faint blue dot, and that is the rover on its undeterred journey. Earlier this month on June 5, researchers commanded NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) to image the vehicle sized Curiosity rover from Mars orbit using the spacecrafts onboard High Resolution...

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