• Team NZ struggle early on in Portsmouth
Team NZ struggle early on in Portsmouth

Up to 250,000 spectators are expected in the area to watch the races, placing tremendous strain on local mobile infrastructure. We have still got a long way to go. We had a big fight between Oracle and ourselves, it was very tight racing", Ainslie said. Every second I am on the water I am learning a lot and it was important to use this practice day...

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  • Twitter Eases Verified Account Process
Twitter Eases Verified Account Process

The move will no doubt have fans of the micro-blogging site - ahem - flocking to get their blue tick sorted, so head here to read all of their requirements and click to apply for your very own tick here . And, finally, if you're trying to verify a company account, it's useful if the email address associated with the account is operated through...

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  • Watch it, cowboy: Japan's 9 safety tips for
Watch it, cowboy: Japan's 9 safety tips for "Pokemon Go"

Pokemon, short for "pocket monsters" has been a constant in Japan since first being launched as software in 1996 for Nintendo's iconic Game Boy console. The slow rollout meant that Pokemon Go only arrived in its home country a couple of weeks after it was first made available in Australia and New Zealand.

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  • Macy's collaborates with IBM to introduce artificial intelligence to U.S. stores
Macy's collaborates with IBM to introduce artificial intelligence to U.S. stores

It won't help you find Pikachu, but a new mobile tool from Macy's will assist shoppers in navigating the store. At five other Macy's locations, the pilot will also include the ability to ask to speak face-to-face with an actual employee. Macy's is hardly the first retailer to use AI, which has been around since the 1950s. Macy's is known for such e...

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  • Nintendo gets nostalgic for NES Classic Edition launch ad
Nintendo gets nostalgic for NES Classic Edition launch ad

That means you will never be able to add additional games to the NES Classic Edition - so you'll have to make do with the 30 titles that are already included. The NES mini will come with just one controller, but gamers can purchase a second one for just $9.99. While there's not much difference in the various deals being offered, Frugal Gaming now...

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  • Facebook's Solar Plane Finally Takes To The Skies
Facebook's Solar Plane Finally Takes To The Skies

Facebook has said internet speeds from its Aquila drone will be "similar to what you'd find over fiber-optic networks". More than 1.5 billion people live in remote locations with no access to mobile broadband networks. To prove out the full capacity of the design, Facebook will push Aquila to the limits in a lengthy series of tests in the comin...

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  • RIP, VHS players: The last VCRs ever will be made this month
RIP, VHS players: The last VCRs ever will be made this month

Funai is blaming declining sales and a lack of parts for ceasing production, Popular Mechanics reported . Funai Electric sold VCRs under the name Sanyo in North America. Sony, which was also a competitor in this field, announced at the end of 2015 that it would stop selling cassettes commercially this year. Some rare horror movies are still bein...

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  • What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's VP choices
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's VP choices

Tom Vilsack speaks about Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) funding and mandatory reporting at the 2014 World Pork Expo. 'I don't trust someone who says to me we're going to be a safer nation by bringing torture back, ' he said. Conservative voters with a similar distaste for Trump but less conviction than Elmets may view Kaine's moderate ten...

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  • OMG: Pokemon Go has officially launched in the UK
OMG: Pokemon Go has officially launched in the UK

The new gaming app has already been downloaded more than Tinder and is ripe to surpass Twitter if the numbers keep climbing - estimates put downloads at more than 7.5 million since its July 6 launch. Police in Darwin, Australia, also issued a message to users on Facebook, asking them to refrain from entering the city's police station, w...

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  • Pokemon Go doesn't go worldwide
Pokemon Go doesn't go worldwide

Gizmodo reported it may have been a denial of service attack by a group of hackers called PoodleCorp , which claimed responsibility on Twitter . The game has become a world craze, taking users out of their homes and into the streets to catch the Pokemons. This is of course expected for something as huge as this game, and so all the more Nian...

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  • Man shoots at 'Pokemon Go' players outside house
Man shoots at 'Pokemon Go' players outside house

He looked outside and saw the teens' vehicle and grabbed his handgun before he went to confront them. The auto moved toward him, so he shot at the vehicle before it sped away. from the car's owner. He hear someone say, "Did you get anything?" Then he said he stepped in front of the auto and said not to move. Pokemon Go players should use common...

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  • US Judge Invalidates Warrant for Microsoft's Irish Data Center
US Judge Invalidates Warrant for Microsoft's Irish Data Center

A federal appeals court today overturned a lower court ruling ordering Microsoft to turn over the contents of e-mails stored in an offshore datacenter. Peter Carr, a spokesman for the Justice Department, said the government disagreed with the ruling . The court's decision "ensures that people's privacy rights are protected by the laws of the...

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  • Nintendo Surges as Pokemon Go Downloads Top App Store Rankings
Nintendo Surges as Pokemon Go Downloads Top App Store Rankings

The Pokemon Go app has nearly as many daily active users as Twitter. The police station posted a statement on their Facebook page. "This is one of my childhood dreams, so I did the workaround and got it". Hopes that Nintendo's long-awaited shift into mobile smartphone gaming will pay off have lifted the company's market value by more than a t...

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  • Nintendo shares surge on Pokemon mobile game hopes
Nintendo shares surge on Pokemon mobile game hopes

Wiggins told CNN Money she went to the river location because she was trying to get a water Pokemon. "I was walking towards the bridge along the shore when I saw something in the water", Wiggins told County 10. The new smartphone game uses players' locations and augmented reality to encourage users to find Pokemon - digital animal-like creature...

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  • Samsung phone not actually water resistant
Samsung phone not actually water resistant

It seems that compared to the leaked specs on GeekBench , where the device was believed to be the Galaxy Note 7 with the model number SM-N930F, this time, in the AnTuTu database, the device has different specs, being listed as model number SM-N930V and it has 4GB of RAM.

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  • Brown indicted for alleged role regarding fraudulent education charity
Brown indicted for alleged role regarding fraudulent education charity

Rep. Brown, who was at the center of an investigation for months, returned to Florida and will appear in court at 1:30 p.m. Friday. According to the indictment, more than $200,000 in One Door funds were used to pay for events hosted by Brown or held in her honor, including a golf tournament, lavish receptions during an annual Washington conferenc...

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  • Mobile and Sprint react to Verizon rate plan changes
Mobile and Sprint react to Verizon rate plan changes

Most of the changes are Verizon's belated response to efforts made by T-Mobile, who has increasingly been leeching valuable postpaid customers from bigger carriers. Meanwhile, Verizon said in a statement on Wednesday that it is transforming the wireless experience and will host an online news conference on Wednesday, July 6 at 1:00 p.m.

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  • Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 specifications leaked
Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 specifications leaked

Because of its 1280 CUDA cores and 1.7GHz boost clock, the new Pascal-based video card should offer a maximum compute performance of about 4.4TFLOPs. The newly launched graphics card is expected to be made available for around $400, according to WCCF Tech , and those interested in purchasing it will likely be given the opportunity soon.

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  • Incredible aurora in Jupiter's atmosphere is larger than Earth
Incredible aurora in Jupiter's atmosphere is larger than Earth

During Juno's orbit-insertion phase, or JOI, the spacecraft will perform a series of steps in preparation for a main engine burn that will guide it into orbit. To support Juno , Hubble will continue to monitor Jupiter auroras many times a month. It's a tall order for the $1.13-billion (U.S.) mission.

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  • Giolito impresses in rain-shortened debut as Nats beat Mets
Giolito impresses in rain-shortened debut as Nats beat Mets

Nationals manager Dusty Baker said beforehand that he tries not to bog down prospects with advice before they reach the big leagues. Nationals star Bryce Harper said ahead of Tuesday's game that he was looking forward to watching Giolito from the outfield.

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  • Hillary Clinton interviewed by FBI about private email server
Hillary Clinton interviewed by FBI about private email server

The long-awaited interview came as federal officials were expected to soon wrap up their investigation into Clinton's personal email setup during her stint as USA secretary of state. When reporters questioned her about the incident, she remarked "there was no discussion on any matter pending before the Department or any matter pending with any ot...

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  • Fire Marshal urges caution with fireworks
Fire Marshal urges caution with fireworks

At least one person has died since 2006 in a fireworks accident. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. Sadly, many of those injured are young children. Heads, faces and ears accounted for 19 percent of them. "But we know in reality that people will". U....

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  • Intel, Mobileye, BMW to aim at self-driving auto deal
Intel, Mobileye, BMW to aim at self-driving auto deal

BMW Group is working on a development partnership for self-driving technology with Israeli collision detection software maker Mobileye and US chipmaker Intel , people familiar with the matter said today. Ultimately, the companies are convinced that automated driving technologies will make travel safer and easier. The company's EyeQ5 chip is e...

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  • Owner of landmark New York pizzeria found shot dead
Owner of landmark New York pizzeria found shot dead

In 1939, he brought an low-priced property on 86th Street to make spumoni - a molded Italian ice cream - and the venture was extremely popular with locals, the restaurant's website says. According to police, he was found outside the home with a gunshot wound to the chest. L&B Spumoni Gardens, started in 1939 by Barbati's grandfather, became in...

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  • EgyptAir wreckage shows heat damage, smoke
EgyptAir wreckage shows heat damage, smoke

They first received an indication that was the case weeks ago after reviewing automated messages the plane had sent to EgyptAir's ACARS communications system while in flight. The cockpit voice recorder retains the last two hours of crew conversation. Following the recovery of some of the human remains, officials said there was likely a blast on b...

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  • Millions of dollars found stashed in buckets at Miami home, police say
Millions of dollars found stashed in buckets at Miami home, police say

After his arrest, Hernandez-Gonzalez allegedly admitted to helping customers grow the drug. Gonzalez-Hernandez received a bond of $4 million. The U.S. Gonzalez also ran a business called " The Blossoms Experience ". Their arrests came as part of an investigation into marijuana trafficking from Miami to Tennessee .

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  • Jupiter's Northern Lights Look Absolutely Incredible
Jupiter's Northern Lights Look Absolutely Incredible

It showcased the lovely swirls of light at the top and bottom of the planet that are hundreds of times more energetic than the Northern Lights on Earth. Juno is the first spacecraft to venture this far out on solar power. Some even have raging storms like Jupiter's Great Red Spot, which has been churning in the planet's atmosphere for hundreds o...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 arriving in August
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 arriving in August

Customers of the unlocked phones can choose whether they want Samsung's calculator, email, internet browser, or other apps to be installed on their devices. not to mention the carrier bloat! The Galaxy A9 Pro features a 5,000 mAh battery and also supports fast charging. In a lot of ways, unlocked smartphones are better than their counterparts...

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  • The Walking Dead's Two New Characters Sound Awfully Familiar
The Walking Dead's Two New Characters Sound Awfully Familiar

Balancing things out with some youth is Jennie , "a sunny-side-up kinda teenager, kind, with a world-weary toughness". The report lists the characters' names as Naomi and Jennie , describing Naomi as a "grandmotherly type who, having lost so many loved ones, is now willing to do whatever it takes not to have to bury any more", continuing: "...

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  • Google Cast For Education Announced
Google Cast For Education Announced

In an educational environment, VR expeditions allow teachers to act as a tour guide through a variety of virtual locations including coral reeds, Mount Everest and even Mars. Using Quizzes in Google Forms , teachers can integrate quizzes into the forms that appear on student devices. Quizzes will be automatically graded, and will include mul...

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  • IEA - Air Pollution A Significant Public Health Crisis
IEA - Air Pollution A Significant Public Health Crisis

Harmful greenhouse gas emissions should continue to fall in industrialised countries and recent signs of decline in China should continue, but emissions are set to rise in India, Southeast Asia and Africa as energy demand growth dwarfs efforts to improve air quality.

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  • Netanyahu lauds benefits of normalizing ties with Turkey
Netanyahu lauds benefits of normalizing ties with Turkey

The Hebrew reports also alleged that for that reason, Israel waived its condition to expel leaders of Hamas out of Turkey including Hamas's leader Saleh al-Arouri. I don't see that happening. In addition to the immediate terms of the deal, Netanyahu claimed that the deal "has also enormous implications for the Israeli economy, and I use that ...

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  • Ninja Gaiden composer confirms new project in the works
Ninja Gaiden composer confirms new project in the works

The Japanese composer and musician, Keiji Yamagishi, announced on his Twitter profile to be now working on the soundtrack of a project related to the franchise of Ninja Gaiden , but did not disclose further details.

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  • India has to be alert, conscious all the time with Pakistan: Modi
India has to be alert, conscious all the time with Pakistan: Modi

The world is watching. Islamabad:Pakistan's intensive diplomatic lobbying, including letters written by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to his 17 counterparts, prevented India from gaining entry into the NSG, the country's top diplomat claimed today.

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  • Gold surges for second day as investors seek Brexit havens
Gold surges for second day as investors seek Brexit havens

Goldman Sachs has raised its gold price forecasts saying Brexit suggested a more sustainable impact on the trajectory of United States interest rates. On the morning after the vote, the gold price surged to $1,313.85/oz compared to $1,265.75/oz the previous morning - its highest level since 2014. Holdings in SPDR Gold Trust GLD, the world's large...

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