• Philips Hue is getting new outdoor options to light up your garden
Philips Hue is getting new outdoor options to light up your garden

The lights come in white as well as white and color ambiance. Just as with indoor Philips Hue lights , you can control your outdoor lighting in any way you wish, with the Philips Hue app or with your voice to create the flawless ambiance in any outside space.

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  • Watch the Video Game Violence Video Shown to President Trump
Watch the Video Game Violence Video Shown to President Trump

The White House's video-game violence reel was supposed drive discussion of whether "games that graphically simulate killing desensitise our community to violence", according to the press office. "Rep. Hartzler told The Washington Post that Trump opened the meeting by showing "a montage of clips of various violent video games", and then followe...

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  • Sri Lanka probes alleged foreign funding behind recent anti-Muslims violence
Sri Lanka probes alleged foreign funding behind recent anti-Muslims violence

Muslim-owned businesses were set on fire and vandalised in several parts of Sri Lanka, police said, days after an island-wide state of emergency was imposed to curb riots in Kandy. In 2014, violence directed against Muslim minority groups broke out in the southwestern town of Aluthgama, following a rally by hardline Buddhist nationalist monks, re...

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  • China approves president for life
China approves president for life

Xi Jinping took over as general secretary of the Communist Party and became China's President in 2013, a year later. Deng Xiaoping was the ultimate authority in China for over a decade, able to play a critical backstage role without ever being party chief or president.

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  • Microsoft told about a secret mode in Windows 10
Microsoft told about a secret mode in Windows 10

The confirmation arrived on Twitter from the Microsoft Vicepresident, Joe Belfiore . The company is of the opinion that customers will greatly benefit by taking advantage of the Windows 10 S. When it released Windows 10 S past year, Microsoft said it had developed the OS based on feedback from students, teachers, and school administrators around t...

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  • Action News Now is now available on Amazon Echo devices
Action News Now is now available on Amazon Echo devices

Over the past month, owners of Amazon devices (such as Echo) that use the voice-activated assistant Alexa began reporting incidents of their devices laughing randomly , and without any prompting. Scroll down to the Follow-Up Mode toggle and turn it on. The follow-up mode won't work, however, if Alexa isn't "confident you're speaking to her", a...

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  • Snapchat and Instagram remove Giphy feature due to racial slur GIF
Snapchat and Instagram remove Giphy feature due to racial slur GIF

A similar racist GIF was spotted in Facebook-owned Instagram indicating that Giphy is at fault, according to TechCrunch . The GIF includes disturbing text including a racial slur, which TechCrunch has blurred out below. In a statement to TechCrunch , Snapchat said it removed Giphy after it heard about the problem. Giphy has not ...

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  • Florida governor Rick Scott signs gun-safety bill after school shooting
Florida governor Rick Scott signs gun-safety bill after school shooting

Under the guardian program, teachers and school employees who underwent law enforcement training would be able to carry handguns, provided that their districts opted in. In schools, the measure also creates new mental health programs and establishes an anonymous tip line for reporting threats. The bill also would allow law enforcement to seize fi...

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  • Gabe Newell Says
Gabe Newell Says "Valve's Going to Start Shipping Games Again"

PC Gamer reports Newell as saying. After all, Valve tends to take a long time on their game making even if they're enthusiastic about their projects, which clearly isn't now the case. Previously, Newell has mentioned that Valve has plans for 3 VR titles as well as a single player title. Valve would be better off letting Traveller's Tales and L...

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  • OWA mobile apps to be retired in May - Microsoft Tech Community
OWA mobile apps to be retired in May - Microsoft Tech Community

Microsoft said in a support post that, from April, the OWA apps will no longer be available to download from Apple's iTunes and the Google Play Store. Microsoft's OWA apps were created to offer extra functionality compared to the mobile browser iterations of Outlook, such as such as push notifications, syncing of contacts, voice-activated action...

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  • Mario Comes to Google Maps
Mario Comes to Google Maps

However, our favourite calendar-themed celebration might be March 10... From now until March 17th, you'll be able to replace the standard Google Maps navigation arrow with 3D image of Mario driving his kart around the streets of the world.

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  • New Russia sanctions probably coming 'within a week,' United States spy chief says
New Russia sanctions probably coming 'within a week,' United States spy chief says

He said he expected "in the next several weeks we will be moving forward with sanctions on Russia" under the 2017 law. Appearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee to discuss worldwide threats, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats would not offer details about whether he has spoken to the president about the Russian cyber-operati...

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  • Martin Shkreli Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Securities Fraud
Martin Shkreli Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Securities Fraud

The pharmaceutical executive apologized to investors he defrauded in a securities fraud conviction. He was convicted in August of lying to his hedge fund investors and manipulating shares of a biotech company of his. In his defence, letters were given to the court which highlighted Shkreli's capacity for generosity - such as the time he has spent t...

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  • Teen Who Escaped Horror House Reportedly Posted Videos on YouTube
Teen Who Escaped Horror House Reportedly Posted Videos on YouTube

Since the arrest, the public has only gotten a few sparse glimpses of life inside the "House of Horrors" through crime scene photos, but the 17-year-old's YouTube videos are offering a new perspective. In a case that sent shockwaves across the world, investigators are still searching for a motive behind the alleged abuse of 12 of the children. Al...

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  • Nidahas Trophy: India invite Tigers to bat
Nidahas Trophy: India invite Tigers to bat

In the absence of the rested Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, the likes of Shardul Thakur and Jaydev Unadkat need to up their game in the unforgiving death overs. Rohit Sharma's inconsistency is creating a tough opening combination for team India . We could have been more aggressive if we wouldn't have lost wickets .

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  • Jurassic World goes AR with Pokemon GO-esque mobile game
Jurassic World goes AR with Pokemon GO-esque mobile game

The creatures can be leveled up once captured, and you can battle your T-Rex or velociraptor against other players. Roaring into the iOS App Store and Android's Google Play in time for the premiere of the new Jurassic World movie, the mobile game works on a very similar augmented reality platform to that of Pokémon GO .

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  • Evidence Of Trump Efforts To Set Up Back Channel With Kremlin
Evidence Of Trump Efforts To Set Up Back Channel With Kremlin

Erik Prince , founder of military contractor Blackwater and a supporter of President Donald Trump, told U.S. lawmakers a year ago he had discussed U.S. Nader attended the meeting as well, and had helped organize it. Nader has always been an adviser to the UAE and had connections to several Trump associates.

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  • McLaren Senna GTR revealed
McLaren Senna GTR revealed

It wasn't any regular run-of-the-mill production vehicle from the British automaker, but rather was limited to only 500 units - all of which are sold out - with the intention of setting fast lap times. Those fenders are wider than before, stretched to accommodate a broader track at both ends of the vehicle. The power increase won't be the only up...

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  • Oculus Rift VR Headsets Go Offline Worldwide
Oculus Rift VR Headsets Go Offline Worldwide

Oculus Rift users around the world encountered issues with their headsets on Wednesday as they were greeted by an error message when trying to use the VR technology. Note, however, that this may cause problems with services like Windows' automatic updates. Issues were first reported several hours ago on Reddit , where a post on the topic has ...

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  • Microsoft confirms 'S Mode' is replacing plans Windows 10 S
Microsoft confirms 'S Mode' is replacing plans Windows 10 S

Starting next year, it will operate as a "mode" under the Windows 10 umbrella. Alongside File Explorer, other built-in traditional Windows apps like Notepad, Command Prompt, and PowerShell are also getting tabs support. Microsoft today announced its AI Platform for Windows developers, a new set of tools that will soon help developers to bring ...

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