• Rep. Graves, House pass Concealed Carry Reciprocity bill
Rep. Graves, House pass Concealed Carry Reciprocity bill

This is not hyperbolic. MA law enforcement officials and gun regulation advocates are anxious that there will be more guns in the streets if Congress passes a bill that would require the state to honor concealed-carry gun permits issued in other states.

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  • Scientists have discovered an fantastic black hole
Scientists have discovered an fantastic black hole

The discovery was part of a concerted, multi-year search for ever more distant quasars led by Fabian Walter and Bram Venemans of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy. "And it greatly confused us", says MIT Professor of physics Robert Simcoe . "But it's pretty hard to get that kind of a mass that early in the universe".

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  • Here's How Facebook Plans To Develop Products For Your Kids
Here's How Facebook Plans To Develop Products For Your Kids

Children can send photos, videos or text messages to parent-approved friends and adult relatives. Children and their parents download the stand-alone app to their smartphone or tablet to use, but parents control every aspect of who their children talk to from their own Facebook account.

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  • Google bans YouTube from Amazon's Echo Show, Fire TV
Google bans YouTube from Amazon's Echo Show, Fire TV

In 2016, YouTube's viewership on TV screens grew 90% compared to 2015, according to the Google-owned company. Echo Show and Fire TV users can still access YouTube's desktop website while Amazon and Google continue squabbling. For example, Amazon does not sell Apple TV in its store, nor does it plan to sell Apple HomePod, Apple's smart s...

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  • Amazon Brings Handmade Gifts To Prime Now, Escalating Etsy Rivalry
Amazon Brings Handmade Gifts To Prime Now, Escalating Etsy Rivalry

This is an interesting move by Amazon as they're clearly targeting some 600 million Singapore residents, but they still don't have their own Amazon country site. However, he encouraged "anyone living in Singapore to leverage the Prime membership package developed specifically for Singapore" and noted that Prime membership is country-specific an...

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  • Super Frost Moon Will Light Up the Sky This Weekend
Super Frost Moon Will Light Up the Sky This Weekend

As explained by astronomers, the phenomenon of SUPERLINE is due to the fact that the full Moon, moving on an elliptical orbit, suitable as close to the Ground. A bright treat will greet skygazers Sunday night. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, will be residents the only chance this year to see the "supermoon". "It is said that the moon appears larger because...

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  • More Than 70% of Americans Went Shopping Last Weekend
More Than 70% of Americans Went Shopping Last Weekend

On this Cyber Monday , shoppers in the US are expected to spend billions of dollars online. The trade group said Tuesday that the shopping data reaffirmed its earlier prediction that total sales this holiday season would increase by as much as 4 per cent over previous year.

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  • Waze Updated with Routing for Motorcycles,
Waze Updated with Routing for Motorcycles, "OK Waze", and More

Given that Waze's routing recommendations are based on routes from other users, it seems like the ideal navigation app to highlight the differences between vehicle and motorcycle travel. Finally, we come to high occupancy vehicle, or HOV, route support . If you're carpooling, you'll need to go into Settings Navigation Add Toll/HOV pass and the...

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  • There's a major security flaw in macOS that gives anyone admin access
There's a major security flaw in macOS that gives anyone admin access

Once the phantom account is created, a user simply needs to enter " root " as a username and, without entering a password, hit enter to unlock. After pressing Enter, they'll be logged in with full system administrator privileges. This blocks the bug from creating another root account. Currently, there is no official fix from Apple regarding t...

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  • European Union condemns Russian 'foreign agent' media law as 'threat'
European Union condemns Russian 'foreign agent' media law as 'threat'

According to reports, Russia's Justice Ministry last week warned USA government-funded Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, along with its regional outlets, that they could be designated as foreign agents under the new law, without even allowing the law to come into effect.

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  • Gujarat also bans release of 'Padmavati'
Gujarat also bans release of 'Padmavati'

However, the producers of the film, Viacom 18, have indicated that the release of the film in the United Kingdom will be "in line with the India release". A leader of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced that he would pay a reward roughly equivalent to $1.5 million to anyone who would behead an Indian actress and a film directo...

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  • Ubisoft details plans for Rainbow Six Siege Year Three
Ubisoft details plans for Rainbow Six Siege Year Three

However, we now know that it'll be playable over four weeks during the first season of Year 3 and will be completely free-to-play. In addition, it will feature an exclusive collection of cosmetics, available only during the time of the event.

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  • Apple Officially Delays HomePod Launch Until 2018
Apple Officially Delays HomePod Launch Until 2018

Priced at $349, Apple is setting the bar high for the smart speaker as a higher-end sound system like Sonos. The Apple HomePod uses Siri as its virtual assistant, and will stream music, report the latest news, sports scores, weather, flight information and more.

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  • Want a Longer Leash on Life? Get a Dog
Want a Longer Leash on Life? Get a Dog

The research followed over 3 million people over 12 years and found that adults who lived alone - but with a dog -had a 33 percent less risk of dying. The investment, though, may be worth it. Dog ownership, new research shows, is a form of natural insurance offering health and longevity, along with the affection of an animal companion.

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  • Tesla reveals electric lorry to revolutionise haulage
Tesla reveals electric lorry to revolutionise haulage

Remember the original Tesla Roadster - looked a bit like a Lotus Exige, costed a lot more and went like stink? Daimler's E-FUSO Vision One is an all-electric heavy-duty truck that can travel almost 220 miles on a single charge - not nearly as far as Tesla's.

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  • Researchers claim they've hacked Apple's FaceID technology in a week
Researchers claim they've hacked Apple's FaceID technology in a week

One of the advantages of Face ID on the iPhone X is that - according to Apple at least - it's very, very hard to fool, and the Cupertino brand says it's worked to stop masks fooling it. This is after 10 years since the Bkav first demonstrated the insecure nature facial recognition tech present in different laptops. The mask faces an iPhone X...

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  • IPhone X Plus Launch Date Set For 2018
IPhone X Plus Launch Date Set For 2018

According to several owners their shiny new devices are exhibiting a green vertical line on the right side of the display according to social media messages. As Apple is known for providing solutions quickly to its customers, we hope the company would address this issue soon. However, in both cases, the iPhone X users reported that simply locking a...

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  • Twitter Has a White-Nationalist Verification Problem
Twitter Has a White-Nationalist Verification Problem

Less than a day after Twitter came under fire for bestowing a coveted blue checkmark on white nationalist Jason Kessler , it has chose to appease angry users by suspending its verification program all together. The platform verifies accounts across a range of fields-from sports people like Cristiano Ronaldo, to politicians like President Donald ...

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  • Facebook Urges Consumers To Send Nude Photos To Prevent Their Upload
Facebook Urges Consumers To Send Nude Photos To Prevent Their Upload

Australia's eSafety Commission said Facebook doesn't store the image, it stores a link and uses artificial intelligence to sort out the pictures. Facebook Australia's plan to fight revenge porn seems a bit counterintuitive. "Once they delete the image from the thread, we will delete the image from our servers". A trial is now taking place...

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  • Facebook wants your nude photos - but it's for a good reason
Facebook wants your nude photos - but it's for a good reason

The new pilots - which are taking place in three countries besides Australia - are just part of a series of measures Facebook has been rolling out to combat the growing social problem of intimate images shared without the subject's permission.

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  • World of Tanks Enhancements Roll Out For Xbox One X
World of Tanks Enhancements Roll Out For Xbox One X

But you'll only see the big visual boost if an Xbox One game is enhanced for the new console, and not every game offers that - or has been patched to support it at this point. There's a much more subtle nod to Xbox history on the box itself - that is, the packaging for the console - but you might not have caught it. If you're a hardcore gamer wil...

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  • Sheep can recognize people's faces from photographs
Sheep can recognize people's faces from photographs

That means the sheep were not just memorizing images, demonstrating for the first time that sheep have advanced face-recognition capabilities similar to those of humans and other primates, say neurobiologist Jennifer Morton and her colleagues.

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  • Uber to launch an aeroplane taxi service in Los Angeles by 2020
Uber to launch an aeroplane taxi service in Los Angeles by 2020

Uber wants to see widespread use of electric, on-demand air taxis - part-drone, part fixed-wing aircraft - which could be ordered via a smartphone app in the same way as its road-based taxis. "I think 2020 is realistic for a vehicle that is not replacing an airplane but replacing a auto", Richard Pat Anderson, director of the Flight Research Cente...

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  • Twitter 280 Characters, Number Replaced With Circle For Limit
Twitter 280 Characters, Number Replaced With Circle For Limit

This means people probably spent time editing down their tweets or not sending them out at all. This is because in languages like Japanese, Korean, and Chinese you can convey about double the amount of information in one character as you can in many other languages, like English, Spanish, Portuguese, or French.

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  • Broadcom may acquire Qualcomm amid existential legal battle with Apple
Broadcom may acquire Qualcomm amid existential legal battle with Apple

Qualcomm shares jumped more than 12 percent, to $61.55 in late trading following a Bloomberg story, which cited unnamed sources familiar with the deal. Broadcom , created in 2016 when Avago Technologies Ltd. acquired then-Broadcom Corp. for $37 billion, has built itself from a former division of Hewlett Packard into one of the industry's lar...

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  • New Overwatch Character
New Overwatch Character "Moira" Revealed at BlizzCon 2017, No Release Yet

Moira is a healing/DPS character that works for Talon. Fortunately, she found a new home in Overwatch's covert ops division Blackwatch, who came to her with an offer she couldn't refuse. It looks like a mash-up of Reaper's Teleport ability and Tracer's Blink , so it could prove extremely useful in risky situations. Moira is the sixth support c...

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  • Qualcomm accuses Apple of sharing 'unprecedented access' to chip code with Intel
Qualcomm accuses Apple of sharing 'unprecedented access' to chip code with Intel

Apple then made a decision to stop making licensing payments to Qualcomm , which led to a massive drop in revenue for Qualcomm . In addition, says Qualcomm , Apple requested proprietary information from Qualcomm and included an engineer from a competitor (read, Intel ) in the email distribution list.

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  • The ugly reality about buying an iPhone X today
The ugly reality about buying an iPhone X today

Analysts had expected revenue to come in at $50.79 billion, with earnings per share of $1.87. The real question is: Can Apple fulfill demand, or will sales be hampered by previously-reported supply chain issues? Often reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a memo to investors that it is highly unlikely that Apple will integrate a 7P (sev...

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  • Sony's Pet Dog for the Super Rich Returns
Sony's Pet Dog for the Super Rich Returns

To develop new profit drivers, the firm also boosted investment in artificial intelligence and is expanding its consumer products portfolio. The price tag is still every bit as astronomical as it was in the early 2000s, mind, with a Japanese RRP of around £1,300.

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  • Don't drop that iPhone X-a screen fix will cost you $279
Don't drop that iPhone X-a screen fix will cost you $279

The iPhone X will be in short supply through the end of 2017, according to reports from Apple's factories in Asia. The iPhone X is the most expensive phone on the market, starting at $999 for the 64-gigabit version. Nevertheless, here it is: iPhone X pre-orders are now open! Some of the frustration was aimed at Apple directly, while o...

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  • Twitter Has Miscalculated User Growth For YEARS
Twitter Has Miscalculated User Growth For YEARS

To the social media icon's credit, this admission wasn't the result of an investigative journalist poking their nose into the company's operations but an acknowledgment in its latest quarterly earnings report , released today. Twitter blamed Digits, a software development kit that was part of its now defunct app creation platform Fabric (which was...

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  • Microsoft beats forecasts as cloud boosts quarterly results
Microsoft beats forecasts as cloud boosts quarterly results

Shares rose 2.6% to $80.74 in after-hours trading after results beat expectations. LinkedIn revenues amounted to $1.1 billion. Search ad revenue increased by 15% thanks to higher search volume, as well as more revenue per search. Despite Microsoft's More Personal Computing division remaining relatively flat (which, historically is a good thing)...

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  • Xbox Australia Offer Limited Time Xbox Stay N' Play Experience for Sydney
Xbox Australia Offer Limited Time Xbox Stay N' Play Experience for Sydney

There are four suites available with themes including Forza 7, Minecraft and Assassin's Creed: Origins . The best part is that this works between all of the consoles in the Xbox console family, which means you could connect an Xbox One to an Xbox 360, and even the original Xbox console for multiplayer games.

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  • Destiny 2 gets PC launch trailer, to release next week
Destiny 2 gets PC launch trailer, to release next week

Because of another glitch, the Destiny 2 Trials of the Nine event will have to be postponed for a whole two weeks. The PC version of Destiny is considerably different than consoles, players have access to 4K resolution, an uncapped framerate, higher quality textures, 21:9 widescreen support, the ability to rebind keys freely and much more.

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  • Facebook buys 'positive social app' tbh just 2 months after its launch
Facebook buys 'positive social app' tbh just 2 months after its launch

As everyone has probably guessed, tbh stands for "to be honest". "While the last decade of the Internet has been focused on open communication, the next milestone will be around meeting people's emotional needs". The only difference is that they have access to more resources because of Facebook. Facebook said: " tbh and Facebook share a common...

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