• Kansas governor to veto income tax hike meant to fix budget
Kansas governor to veto income tax hike meant to fix budget

The vote was 85-40, one more than the two-thirds majority needed for an override. House Speaker Ron Ryckman Jr. of Olathe voted against an override, while Majority Leader Don Hineman of Dighton voted yes. The state faces projected budget shortfalls totaling almost $1.1 billion through June 2019. The Republican governor made his comments after v...

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  • Apple Releases macOS 10.12.4 Beta 3
Apple Releases macOS 10.12.4 Beta 3

The update to watchOS 3.2 beta 3, on the other hand, will be bringing the Theater Mode feature which puts the watch in silent mode and keeps the screen dark in order to ensure zero disturbance to other moviegoers. Here's what iOS 10.3 packs... To install the Apple Watch update, the device is recommended to have a 50 percent battery. There are a...

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  • Arsenal Vs. Sutton United Live Stream
Arsenal Vs. Sutton United Live Stream

Sutton United could become the first non-league side to reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup if they beat Arsenal . In truth, City have spent much of their history in the football league. Fans of a certain age will remember United's FA Cup pedigree, with the "Us" having famously conquered 1987 winners Coventry in the 1989 competition on an uneven...

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  • Justice Department Opposes New Hearing for Trump Travel Restrictions
Justice Department Opposes New Hearing for Trump Travel Restrictions

President Trump said during a news conference on Thursday that he would unveil a more tailored travel ban "next week sometime". It also barred all refugees for 90 days and refugees from Syria indefinitely. Further and more explicitly, that Senate report contained information on the terror-related crimes, arrests and sentences of 72 individual...

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  • Lenovo's Moto G5 and G5 Plus leak on retail site
Lenovo's Moto G5 and G5 Plus leak on retail site

Though we are aware of most of the specifications of the Moto G5 and G5 Plus, thanks to various leaks over the past couple of weeks. - Processor: Moto G5 is listed to have a 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset, while the Moto G5 Plus is known to have the 2.0 GHz Snapdragon 625.

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  • Google may be combining YouTube Music, Google Play Music teams
Google may be combining YouTube Music, Google Play Music teams

While there is no definite date set yet by Google, it seems both Google Play Music and YouTube Music will be combined into one great app on Android. The download will resume automatically once the phone has internet access. One of the surprising features of the GO app is the data saving video sharing mode.

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  • Toyota refreshes 2018 Tundra and Sequoia with TRD Sport trim
Toyota refreshes 2018 Tundra and Sequoia with TRD Sport trim

Inside the Tundra and Sequoia , look for a new TRD shift knob and new floor mats; the Sequoia's cabin also benefits from door-sill protectors. This model's camouflaged front end makes it appear that the revisions will be far less comprehensive than the ones the truck received for 2014.

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  • LG G6 photo leak shows off dual-rear camera and more
LG G6 photo leak shows off dual-rear camera and more

Even without it, the device looks like it'll be a shiny affair, with its glossy finish closely resembling the iPhone 7's Jet Black color. On the inside, the smartphone is likely to include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, so those who want a flagship powered by Snapdragon 835 CPU should look elsewhere.

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  • Facebook Beats Expectations In Q4 With $8.81 Billion Revenue
Facebook Beats Expectations In Q4 With $8.81 Billion Revenue

Revenue in the fourth quarter, ending December 31, rose 51% to $8.81 billion, from $5.84 billion in the same period a year earlier, topping the $8.51 billion expected on average among analysts polled by Yahoo Finance. Facebook's core network contributed most of its earnings, though the company also boasts huge user numbers on messaging servic...

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  • Galaxy S8: Samsung staffer accidentally confirms name and virtual assistant plans
Galaxy S8: Samsung staffer accidentally confirms name and virtual assistant plans

This, in turn, means the display can be more power efficient, because the battery isn't having to keep a backlight lit. Despite Samsung apologizing once again to its Chinese customers for the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco during a press conference last week revealing the detailed causes behind the device's tendency to catch fire, locals are still express...

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  • Airbnb offers free housing to refugees, travelers affected by Trump travel ban
Airbnb offers free housing to refugees, travelers affected by Trump travel ban

In addition the order also temporarily places a ban on entry into the USA of any person from seven countries: Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. "Worse, these actions will make America less safe (through hatred and loss of allies) rather than more safe", he added. "It is time to link arms together to protect American values of free...

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  • Coach K bans players from locker room, wearing team apparel
Coach K bans players from locker room, wearing team apparel

Mike Krzyzewski is still recovering from back surgery, but he's seen enough to know his Duke team is failing to live up to lofty preseason expectations. When will the penalties end for the Blue Devils? Giles was heavily recruited by coach Danny Manning and the rest of the Deacons coaching staff before ultimately deciding to attend Duke over final...

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  • Reynoldsburg woman charged after reportedly taping toddler son to wall
Reynoldsburg woman charged after reportedly taping toddler son to wall

This lasted for approximately 15 minutes. After the teen mom's arrest, her 2-year-old son was taken into the custody of Franklin County Children's Services. The little boy could be seen frantically crying, his arms, legs, and head secured to the wall with packing tape. The boy is clearly uncomfortable and cries throughout the video as his mom t...

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  • Nintendo seems to be going 'gacha' with F2P Fire Emblem mobile game
Nintendo seems to be going 'gacha' with F2P Fire Emblem mobile game

To prepare for the launch of Fire Emblem Heroes , today Nintendo kicks off the Fire Emblem Heroes: Choose Your Legends event. Even if you're not into Fire Emblem , it's worth checking out the ballot just for the Platinum coins if you're a Nintendo Account holder, and given that Fire Emblem Heroes will be free to play, now is a great tim...

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  • Japan revamps high-tech toilets to curb tourist confusion
Japan revamps high-tech toilets to curb tourist confusion

Under new guidelines, manufacturers will use the same eight pictograms to tell users which button flushes, which one fires a frighteningly accurate jet of water at the backside and what to press to close the lid. The government is also considering a revamp of other symbols that some overseas visitors find confusing or offensive, including a swast...

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  • What are analysts Suggestions on: Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)
What are analysts Suggestions on: Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)

Shares of Incyte are now trading at $117.75 in pre-market trading Tuesday. Eli Lilly and Company had a net margin of 11.73% and a return on equity of 23.71%. Finally, Zacks Investment Management raised its position in Eli Lilly and by 2.5% in the second quarter. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 125,649,408 shares of th...

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  • Eight billionaires 'own same as half the world'
Eight billionaires 'own same as half the world'

According to the wealth data, 80 percent of the bottom half of the world's population are adults living in Africa and India. Five of the world's eight fattest fat cats, whose collective wealth equals that of the world's 3.6 billion poorest people - according to a new report by Oxfam - are technology billionaires.

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  • Alibaba could generate 1 million new United States jobs, Ma tells Trump
Alibaba could generate 1 million new United States jobs, Ma tells Trump

Many questions remain about Ma's pledge to help create "one million United States jobs" by enabling mid-size U.S. companies to reach the "300-million-strong Chinese middle class". Ma also said that the discussion included talk on the need for China and U.S. to improve their relationship. In 20 years, he expects Alibaba to serve two billion consum...

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  • Get Mass Effect 2 for free
Get Mass Effect 2 for free

However, one thing gamers won't need to worry about when the game arrives in a couple of months is a season pass, as BioWare appears to be doing away with this business practice. March 2017 sounds very familiar, doesn't it? Everyone is now expecting better and better graphics for any video game that is being released for either PC or consol...

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  • Nexus 6 finally gets Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Nexus 6 finally gets Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Not only does it give the Nexus 6 the latest software and features, it also guarantees security updates until November 2017. There are 23 bugs in the security patch dated 2017-01-01 and 72 in the 2017-01-05 one. Meanwhile, Samsung says its devices will be updated to Android 7.1.1 Nougat later this month, too. The January Security patch brin...

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  • LG's new OLED TVs are real wall huggers
LG's new OLED TVs are real wall huggers

Diving into the details, Sony has used its Z1 Extreme 4K HDR processing that delivered outstanding results in previous products, and the 4K X-Reality Pro engine for enhanced and improved upscaling of all non-4K and HDR content. The X930E will have 55-inch and 65-inch variants, while the X940E will have a 75-inch model. All of these new LCD mode...

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  • Ford Electrification Plans Include Hybrid Mustang
Ford Electrification Plans Include Hybrid Mustang

CEO Mark Fields announced on Tuesday that hybrid versions of the F-150 pickup and Mustang sports vehicle will be on sale by 2020. Since 2005, Ford has sold more than 520,000 electrified vehicles in North America and 560,000 globally. The decision to launch a Mustang Hybrid is a part of Ford's plans to introduce 13 hybrid or plug-in hybrid v...

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  • Lenovo enters the smart home market with Amazon Alexa-powered speaker
Lenovo enters the smart home market with Amazon Alexa-powered speaker

And one of the first big companies out of the blocks is Lenovo . On the strategy front, Amazon's strategy with Alexa rhymes with what we've seen from Netflix and Microsoft in the past. In Sept., U.S. -based Harman unveiled a partnership with Baidu to create smart speakers using Baidu's artificial intelligence technology. While the Echo is avai...

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  • Casio WSD-F20 Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatch Announced
Casio WSD-F20 Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatch Announced

Google issued a few statements related to Android Wear 2.0 last month, which hinted to a couple of flagship smartwatches that will be launched in the first half of the year. Casio pulls its map data, which the company says is "richly designed and easy to read", from Mapbox - a mapping platform used by apps like Foursquare, Pinterest, CNN, and Str...

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  • Apple invests $1 billion in massive tech fund
Apple invests $1 billion in massive tech fund

Softbank (SFTBY), which announced the Vision Fund in October, hopes to raise $100 billion. Following reports of Apple's interest in the project back in December, we noted that President-elect Donald Trump announced the same month that Softbank will use about half of the money, around $50 billion, to invest in American businesses.

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  • OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T get Nougat
OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T get Nougat

OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T owners who have yet to receive a notification to update their operating systems can manually check for an update by opening their settings menu, navigating to About Phone, and then open up System Update. OnePlus yanked the OnePlus 3 away from its store when the OnePlus 3T entered the fore, but it still may be pur...

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  • The Google Tango-enabled Asus Zenfone AR was accidently leaked by Qualcomm
The Google Tango-enabled Asus Zenfone AR was accidently leaked by Qualcomm

Tango-equipped devices can leverage augmented reality, 3D mapping, and more , as the software basically adds a virtual layer to the smartphone's camera. The first smartphone featuring the Tango platform is the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, which was launched previous year with a 6.4-inch screen carrying a 1440 x 2560 resolution.

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  • Apple could be starting production of iPhones in Bangalore from 2017
Apple could be starting production of iPhones in Bangalore from 2017

However, it seems Foxconn's current commitment to other manufacturers such as Xiaomi and OnePlus in India has pushed Apple to look elsewhere. According to a report in the Economic Times , the company wants the authorities to relax some labeling rules for it.

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  • Apple to launch 5-inch iPhone with vertical dual cameras
Apple to launch 5-inch iPhone with vertical dual cameras

Apple might have more tricks up its sleeve for next year's iPhone, with a new 5-inch model joining the mix of iPhone sizes. Apple may add the 5-inch model to fill the gap between the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus. There is also allegedly going to be an iPhone 7s Plus which features a larger screen size and also has the new dual camera setup....

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  • Prince George, Princess Charlotte Leave Christmas Service With Candy Canes
Prince George, Princess Charlotte Leave Christmas Service With Candy Canes

The young royals have been keeping busy throughout the holiday period. The adorable kids both enjoyed their candy canes as they walked out of church holding their parents' hands. Following the service, the prime minister said she would be attending an event laid on by the churches for the elderly in her Maidenhead constituency, before cooking a g...

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  • Google receives lawsuit for its confidentiality policies
Google receives lawsuit for its confidentiality policies

If you plan to write the Great American Novel and you work at Google, you may want to think again if the subject is the office. The employee filed the lawsuit anonymously, as John Doe , and also points a finger at Google's director of global investigations, intelligence and protective services, Brian Katz.

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  • Uber moves its self-driving cars to Arizona to escape California regulators
Uber moves its self-driving cars to Arizona to escape California regulators

We want to make sure that our citizens are safe. Naturally, the DMV expected Uber to do the same. The DMV said the registrations for the vehicles were improperly issued because they were not properly marked as test vehicles. Furthermore, Anthony Levandowsky, head of Uber's advanced technology group, has reasoned that the company's vehicles ha...

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  • Europe Hunts For Attacker Of Berlin Christmas Market
Europe Hunts For Attacker Of Berlin Christmas Market

Twelve people were killed and 48 others injured in Monday evening's attack, which has been claimed by Islamic State. German authorities put pressure on Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria when police established that most of the hundreds of men believed to have sexually assaulted women during New Year's Eve celebrations in Cologne hailed from those co...

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  • Stock to watch today: Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE)
Stock to watch today: Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE)

The company has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of $115.81. Adobe stock received two price-target increases and one decrease from Wall Street analysts on Friday. The stock remained 1.53% volatile for the week and 1.79% for the month. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Adobe Systems by 11.1% in the th...

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  • Marine Corps pilot ejects from jet in Japan; search underway
Marine Corps pilot ejects from jet in Japan; search underway

The cause of the crash is still unknown, ' Burns said. The Marine Corps identified Captain Jake Frederick as the pilot who ejected from his F/A-18C+ fighter aircraft after it went down 120 miles off the coast of Iwakuni, Japan. Marine Corps spokesman Lt. Joshua Hays said that Frederick was from Texas and based at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry P...

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