• Graco recalls 25K auto seats recalled due to harness flaw
Graco recalls 25K auto seats recalled due to harness flaw

Affected model numbers are 1871689, 1908152, 1813074, 1872691, 1853478, 1877535, 1813015, and 1794334. An estimated 10 percent of the 25,494 seats are estimated to have the defect, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. Graco is manufacturing replacement harness kits. Because of the chance the restraints of the seat might brea...

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  • Climate change Melting permafrost has flooded the global seed vault
Climate change Melting permafrost has flooded the global seed vault

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault was made to be the world's backup plan where scientists and nations can store their seeds and deposit them when needed. However, after the structure was contravened by the water, melting from Permafrost - caused by scorching temperature, experts now have questioned that how the structure will be capable of safeguard...

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  • Google AI beats Chinese master in ancient game of Go
Google AI beats Chinese master in ancient game of Go

According to his human opponent, AlphaGo made many elegant moves: Jie pointed out the AI's 24th move as a particularly high-level strategy that apparently made "all the stones work across the board". Also like a god, AlphaGo has been demonstrating its influence far and wide among the game's top players - including Ke, who Wired notes adopted som...

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  • Samsung to unveil a stretchable display soon
Samsung to unveil a stretchable display soon

Its biggest rival Samsung Display Co. also announced yesterday that it would demonstrate the most advanced flexible organic light-emitting diode ( OLED ) panel technology, so-called stretchable panels, at the same conference . But Samsung is gearing up to go one gimmicky step further by unveiling the inaugural " stretchable " display pan...

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  • Instagram launches Story Search for hashtags and locations
Instagram launches Story Search for hashtags and locations

Any Snapchat user can create their own Story, but now they'll be able to invite their contacts to post to a shared Story as well. Instagram users can now search for a location or hashtag, and see a Story compiled from Story posts by other users that include that location sticker , hashtag sticker, or hashtag in the caption.

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  • Rebel Wilson tells court Australian articles hurt her career
Rebel Wilson tells court Australian articles hurt her career

Wilson claimed the articles were so damaging she lost roles in major Hollywood films including voice parts for the kids' cartoons Kung Fu Panda 3 and Trolls . The trial may last as long as three weeks. She was so sick she felt like she'd contracted a "voodoo disease" and was disconnected from her body, the court heard.

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  • Nokia 9 specs, images and camera samples leak out
Nokia 9 specs, images and camera samples leak out

It also reportedly has two 13-megapixel cameras. However, the permission came with the condition that certain design elements of the smartphone should remain concealed, which is why most of the device is hidden underneath a blue case. It is expected that the novelty will be created on the top-end Snapdragon processor 835, will get 4 GB of RAM and 6...

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  • Shadow Brokers resurface, offer to sell fresh 'wine of month' club exploits
Shadow Brokers resurface, offer to sell fresh 'wine of month' club exploits

The exploit, codenamed EternalBlue, was first discovered by the NSA, but leaked to the world after the Shadow Brokers stole the agency's hacking arsenal. At least not until the Shadow Brokers released screenshots of the Equation Group's stolen "2013 Windows Ops Disk". Stolen network information from Russian, Chinese, Iranian, and North Korean n...

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  • Ford brings Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its 2016 fleet
Ford brings Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its 2016 fleet

You can obtain the update in three ways: by downloading over the air for Wi-Fi-connected vehicles, by bringing your auto to a Ford dealership, or by downloading the update to a USB drive then manually plugging into the auto. Both infotainment services allow users to access smartphone features such as navigation, music, phone, and messaging throug...

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  • Researchers find 'warm Neptune' with water in its atmosphere
Researchers find 'warm Neptune' with water in its atmosphere

Around 437 light years away lies the mysterious exoplanet HAT-P-26b - which is a bad name, but blessedly it's also known as " Warm Neptune ". In this study , the researchers accumulated the data from four transits of the exoplanet which were measured by Hubble and two of which were observed by Spitzer.

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  • Mystery surrounds huge slimy creature washed up on beach
Mystery surrounds huge slimy creature washed up on beach

An analysis of the images concluded that the find was actually the remains of a basking shark. The massive pile of decomposing flesh measures nearly 50 feet long and has washed up onto the shore. A group of marine scientists have reportedly taken samples of the creature in a bid to identify it. "Spoilers: It's a rotten whale carcass", tweeted...

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  • Windows 10 Build 16193 is now available with new features and improvements
Windows 10 Build 16193 is now available with new features and improvements

Shortly after revealing the next big Windows 10 update's name, Microsoft hammered home its focus on creators with Windows Story Remix . Microsoft Fluent Design System will deliver intuitive, harmonious, responsive and inclusive cross-device experiences and interactions.

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  • Kiwis' Bromwich and Proctor banned from World Cup
Kiwis' Bromwich and Proctor banned from World Cup

New Zealand coach David Kidwell previously stated they would be looking to make a stance on the incident. "In our Te Iwi Kiwi house no-one is bigger than the team". Ahead of the announcement, Checkpoint with John Campbell talked to NRL commentator Ray Warren, who said he would have supported including the pair in the World Cup .

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  • Hubble image captures hundreds of galaxies 6 billion light-years away
Hubble image captures hundreds of galaxies 6 billion light-years away

An earlier image of Abell 370 - using less observation time and therefore not recording such faint detail - was published in 2009 . This gravitational lensing effect is the best tool for finding and studying one of nature's biggest secrets, something called dark matter .

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  • Nintendo Announces New Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Announces New Nintendo 2DS XL

On Thursday night, Nintendo announced yet another new console: the "New 2DS XL," the fifth iteration in Nintendo's 3DS handheld line. The New Nintendo 2DS XL will be released in the market for only $149.99 starting July 28, Friday.

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  • Didi Chuxing nets US$5.5 billion investment for AR technologies
Didi Chuxing nets US$5.5 billion investment for AR technologies

The company did not disclose its valuation in the new round. Founded in 2012, Didi's more than 100 existing investors include Apple, Tiger Global Management, and internet giants Tencent Holdings and Alibaba Group Holding, which is the owner of the South China Morning Post .

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  • BlackBerry KeyOne Launches In The US May 31st
BlackBerry KeyOne Launches In The US May 31st

It has selected TCL as its global licensing partner which means that TCL is now going to develop and sell BlackBerry-branded handsets. Other UK networks will also carry the new device soon, although BlackBerry could not confirm which carriers, or when it would be available.

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  • Neanderthals in California? Maybe so, provocative study says
Neanderthals in California? Maybe so, provocative study says

Dating the tools proved to be challenging. Using stone hammers and anvils similar to those found, they broke open large elephant bones much in the way pre-historic humans might have done. "I know people will be skeptical of this because this is so surprising", Holen said. Whomever they were, "there is a mass of evidence that, put together, sh...

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  • Apple Cash? Cupertino Said to Be Working on Venmo Competitor
Apple Cash? Cupertino Said to Be Working on Venmo Competitor

Apple will announce the new service later this year, one source told Recode , while another told the website an announcement and launch date may not yet be set. Venmo , for instance, has already processed billions of dollars and the volume is doubling year after year. It could also be used as a shortcut to money that has been sent though Apple's...

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  • Microsoft meets expectations with $23.6B in revenue, Azure revenue up 93%
Microsoft meets expectations with $23.6B in revenue, Azure revenue up 93%

More Personal Computing , which includes Windows , was down 7% year-over-year - a dip that Microsoft blames on its struggling phone business. Danish shipping company Maersk said Wednesday it would use Microsoft's loud computing platform, Azure, to develop digital products and services across all brands in the A.P.

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  • Here are the official details about Call of Duty: WWII
Here are the official details about Call of Duty: WWII

Which could prove to be a big change compared to the wall-running future-tech of recent Call of Duty games. The story trailer above paints a more centralized mission approach than the globe-trotting, multiple character timeline the original Call of Duty games were known for.

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  • Cassini snaps lovely photo of Earth before final 'death dive'
Cassini snaps lovely photo of Earth before final 'death dive'

Cassini zoomed past Venus and explored Jupiter before entering into orbit around the gas giant Saturn, the first spacecraft to do so. The spacecraft made its 127th close brush with Titan on April 21 just a little past 11:00 p.m. Cassini's first finale dive will take place on April 26 at 2 a.m. PDT (5 a.m. EDT). Cassini will be out of contact du...

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  • Ivanka Trump Is Getting to Work
Ivanka Trump Is Getting to Work

President Trump did not understand that the United States can not negotiate a trade deal with Germany alone and must deal with the European Union as a bloc, a senior German official told The Times of London . "And on that matter, for example, I think it's fair to say that maybe some point down the line there might be a UK-US trade agreement, b...

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  • Saints, free-agent RB Adrian Peterson in negotiations
Saints, free-agent RB Adrian Peterson in negotiations

Peterson will have to prove his worth after missing 13 games last season with a knee injury, and prove he'll be OK off the field after missing 15 games in 2014 following child-abuse charges. "They are headed in the direction of a new contract for Adrian Peterson". Malcolm Butler might be staying with the Patriots after all. -The San Francisco 4...

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  • Lyrid meteor shower to peak on Earth Day
Lyrid meteor shower to peak on Earth Day

The best viewing should occur between between 2 a.m. and dawn Saturday. The Lyrid meteor shower is actually pieces of the comet Thatcher . Earth is now passing through the trail of dust left behind by an ancient comet, and it's creating the flawless night of stargazing for those in the Northern Hemisphere.

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  • Motorola working on smartphone dubbed as Moto X
Motorola working on smartphone dubbed as Moto X

Samsung seems to have provided the 4GB RAM disk and 32GB flash storage on-board. After the release of Motorola's flagship smartphones Moto G5 and G5 Plus, there is another device that is frequently making rounds on the internet - it is the Moto X 2017.

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  • Why Scientists Are Marching For Science
Why Scientists Are Marching For Science

While he does have some concerns about the politicization of science, Ira Wilson, professor of health services, policy and practice, thinks that it is more important for scientists and its advocates to "stand up and be counted" in a time when science is being both ignored and politicized.

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  • McDonald's drive-thru employee helped stop Facebook killer
McDonald's drive-thru employee helped stop Facebook killer

Around 11am Tuesday, Stephens went through a McDonald's drive-thru in Erie, Pennsylvania, where an employee recognized him from television reports and called 911. Officials in the OH city said they were looking for Steve Stephens in connection with the one confirmed killing. A multistate manhunt for the suspect in a random killing that C...

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  • Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life
Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

The planet, named LHS 1140b, circles a small, faint red dwarf star at a distance conducive to liquid water, which increases the likelihood of life. That's another box you can check off on the "likely to support life" chart. That's where lava comes in. Although the planet is potentially habitable now, it might have faced a hellish past. What is ...

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  • Nokia 6 Android 7.1.1 Nougat OTA Update Being Rolled Out
Nokia 6 Android 7.1.1 Nougat OTA Update Being Rolled Out

The Android 7.1.1 update that started rolling out to Nokia 6 handsets recently also contains the April security patch. Moreover, the Nokia USB driver has been updated to latest version, and all the preinstalled apps have been replaced with latest versions.

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  • Trump says US-Russia relations may be at
Trump says US-Russia relations may be at "all-time low"

The toxic gas attack on April 4 prompted the United States to launch missile strikes on a Syrian air base and widened a rift between the U.S. and Russian Federation. He and his officials dismissed USA evidence that Assad had carried out the attack, and then Putin added a bombshell prediction of his own: Unnamed forces were going to carry out more...

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  • NDA to Fight 2019 Lok Sabha Polls Under PM Modi's Leadership
NDA to Fight 2019 Lok Sabha Polls Under PM Modi's Leadership

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, whose party shares an uneasy relationship with the BJP, was present.A notable absentee was Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti. Asked if there was any discussion about the presidential elections, the minister categorically denied it. Mr Jaitley said, the schemes being implemented by the NDA government a...

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  • Trial of Samsung heir focuses on father-to-son succession
Trial of Samsung heir focuses on father-to-son succession

The figure was nearly near to the company's biggest-ever operating profit of 10.16 trillion won tallied in the third quarter of 2013. Several leaders of prominent chaebols , or family-run companies like Samsung in South Korea , have faced similar situations, including Lee's father, Lee Kun-hee.

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  • Facebook rolls out tools to stop revenge porn on Messenger and Instagram
Facebook rolls out tools to stop revenge porn on Messenger and Instagram

Citing a study by the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative , Facebook's head of global safety policy Antigone Davis said of the US victims of non-consensual intimate images, 93% report "significant" emotional stress and 82% cited "significant impairment" in their social interactions, jobs and other areas of their lives.

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  • Comcast jumps into wireless with Xfinity Mobile
Comcast jumps into wireless with Xfinity Mobile

Get up to five lines automatically included when you add Xfinity Mobile to your Xfinity Internet service, with no line access fees , unlimited talk and text, and your first 100 MB of shared 4G LTE data included - all at no extra cost. Will a wireless phone service be the answer? "We're doing mobile differently by bringing our customers the b...

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