Malcolm Butler to visit with the Saints, Dont'a Hightower meeting with Steelers

Malcolm Butler to visit with the Saints, Dont'a Hightower meeting with Steelers

CSN New England reported Butler, a restricted free agent, is "extremely frustrated" by his contract talks with the Patriots - especially considering they just lavished a five-year, $65 million contract ($40 million guaranteed) on cornerback Stephon Gilmore, generally considered an inferior player - and wants out of New England . Read More

Senate Votes to Kill Internet Privacy Regulations

Senate Votes to Kill Internet Privacy Regulations

In a quick twist the campaign and USA internet privacy in general has just taken a massive blow after the Senate voted 50-48 in favour of repealing the protections. Here's why that's important: Just by themselves, Google and Facebook take in 54 percent to 60 percent of all USA digital ad revenue, depending on who's doing the counting. Read More

Thompson fired as Hoyas' coach

Thompson fired as Hoyas' coach

Our focus now remains on supporting the student-athletes in our men's basketball program as we begin the process to identify a new coach who will lead us forward. Recruiting would obviously be a major question mark but Ewing has the playing and coaching pedigree to be a wild card in this. The former Princeton University coach carved out a record of 278-151 at Georgetown, but had losing records in each of the last two seasons and failed to reach the NCAA Tournament in three of the last four ... Read More

NECC verdict could serve as blueprint for other trials

NECC verdict could serve as blueprint for other trials

Cadden's acquittal on the second-degree murder charges means he is spared the possibility of a life prison sentence. Barry Cadden, a pharmacist and the co-owner of the New England Compounding Center has been sentenced with dozens of federal charges but is acquitted of murder following the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 patients. Read More

Google Android O Launched For Developers Check Android

Google Android O Launched For Developers Check Android "O" New Features Specs

Picture-in-picture support will allow users to watch a video (shameless YouTube channel promotion ) while using another app. This week, Android O was announced and rather than leaving smartphone manufacturers to figure things out on their own, Google is planning on working closely with the likes of Samsung, HTC, Motorola and more to ensure swifter updates . Read More

Hell's Kitchen Stabber Came to NYC To Kill Black Men, NYPD Says

Caughman staggered to a police station after being stabbed in the chest and neck on Monday night. The victim then walked into a nearby police station and was taken to Bellevue Hospital , where he later died. According to police, the suspect has a deep-seated hatred of black people. New America Media is partnering with the Documenting Hate Project , a collaborative of media outlets , civil rights groups and tech companies nationwide working to document the rise of hate crimes and ... Read More

Platform Suspends More Than 636000 Extremist Users — Twitter Banned Accounts

Platform Suspends More Than 636000 Extremist Users — Twitter Banned Accounts

That brings the total number of extremist accounts suspended to 636,248 since Twitter began tracking such suspensions in August 2015. Twitter said it had also been informed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that a "gag order" on the social media company had been lifted, thereby allowing it to inform users in five cases who were under investigation by the government organization. Read More

Samsung Galaxy S8 to Shoot Video at 1000 Frames Per Second

Samsung Galaxy S8 to Shoot Video at 1000 Frames Per Second

That Note 7 "burning" fiasco cost more than $6 billion to company. Then it came in to focus for the arrest of its high authority under the allegations of bribery. Samsung Galaxy S8 series is expected to be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor. The screen also has a pixel ratio of 1440 x 2960 with a protection of Gorilla Glass 5 as well. Read More

U.S. to ban some airline passengers from carrying electronics after 'terror threat'

About a dozen carriers will be affected but these do not include American airlines, the official added. Royal Jordanian Airlines said in a tweet on Monday that US -bound passengers would be barred from carrying most electronic devices aboard aircraft starting Tuesday at the request of USA officials, including those that transit through Canada. Read More

Trump loses $1bn, now 544th on Forbes billionaires list

Trump loses $1bn, now 544th on Forbes billionaires list

Joining Gates in the top three is investor/philanthropist Warren Buffet, with a net worth of $75.6 billion and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos , the biggest gainer on the list, with a net worth of $72.8 billion. Mr Gates' fortune was estimated at $75bn previous year. As a result, his position on the Forbes' ranking dropped 220 spots, leaving him tied with 19 others as the 544th richest person in the world. Read More

Ryan: Health Bill Owes More to Older Americans

Ryan: Health Bill Owes More to Older Americans

Ryan continues to press for his Obamacare replacement bill, despite conservatives who have derided the effort as "Obamacare Lite" or 'Obamacare 2.0'. Sen. Then there are the Tea Party Republicans, who'd like to abolish entitlement programs and certainly don't want tax credits for lower-income people of the kind in the Republican plan. Read More

Google's Guetzli Open Source JPEG Encoder Compresses Images by 35 Percent

Google's Guetzli Open Source JPEG Encoder Compresses Images by 35 Percent

Google has several other projects to reduce image sizes on the web, including its Zopfli encoder (which similarly creates smaller PNG files without breaking format compatibility) and WebP (a new image format that supports both lossless and lossy compression for improved file sizes). Read More

Business gives energy plan pass mark but governance concerns remain

Labor energy spokesman Mark Butler said it was a "genuine crisis" requiring national leadership. Two Australian states are ramping up energy storage to address rising electricity costs and rolling blackouts, according to media reports . Read More

Astronomers Find Closest Star to A Black Hole

Astronomers Find Closest Star to A Black Hole

It's the closest orbital dance of its kind ever detected, but it's a unsafe one - if the tiny star gets too close, it could be obliterated by the black hole's insatiable appetite. While analyzing data collected about two other, unrelated X-ray binaries, Bogdanov and co-researchers using the Chandra X-ray Observatory realized the data could be utilized to further study the peculiar X9 system. Read More

You can now use Alexa in the Amazon app on your iPhone

Thus far, Alexa has been exclusive to Amazon's own lineup of devices, like the Echo or the Fire TV Stick. Here's everything you need to know about Alexa on iOS, including how it works and what it can do. Instead you can just open up the app. Alexa in the app will also continue getting better. However, Alexa may truly challenge Siri when it comes to smart home controls. Read More

Charges Announced in Massive Cyber Intrusion Case

Though the Justice Department has previously charged Russian hackers with cybercrime, this is the first criminal case brought against Russian government officials. An arrest of a suspect in Canada will be made as early as Tuesday, although three others are now in Russian Federation, according to the source. On Wednesday, the FBI said that group was the Russian Federal Security Service, the FSB, and it identified agents Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin as leaders of the attack. Read More

Workplace ban on religious headscarves legal — European Union court

Workplace ban on religious headscarves legal — European Union court

The decision came as the court gave a joined judgment in the cases of two women - one in France and the other in Belgium - who were fired for refusing to remove headscarves . He said the vague ruling could end up employers deciding everything that an employer wears. The case was then referred to the European Court of Justice for clarification on what is banned by EU anti-discrimination laws. Read More

Texas Senate Approves Bathroom Bill

Texas Senate Approves Bathroom Bill

Senate Bill 6 , a legislative priority of Lt. Gov. The North Carolina law prompted the NCAA to pull seven championship events out of the state, the National Basketball Association to move the All-Star game from Charlotte and contributed to former Republican Gov. Read More

Son treble steers Spurs into FA Cup semifinals, Kane injured

Son treble steers Spurs into FA Cup semifinals, Kane injured

Spurs' talismanic striker limped off down the tunnel and was replaced in the formation by Christian Eriksen, with hat trick hero Son Heung-Min moving up to be the primary striker. "I didn't hear anything but myself and the club, we won't condone that if there is. Of course I am sad about Harry's injury but now I try to find solutions and try to find which is the best player to replace him". Read More

Google Splits Hangouts into 2 Separate Apps: Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet

Google Splits Hangouts into 2 Separate Apps: Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet

When compared to Slack or even Microsoft Teams, Google's Hangouts Chat doesn't look very impressive. Hangouts Chat is a channel-based messaging app in the same vein as SlackSolid Tips to Master Slack & Be the Most Effective Employee Ever Solid Tips to Master Slack & Be the Most Effective Employee Ever Don't have a strategy for managing Slack? No additional apps or plug-ins are required to use Hangouts Meet . Read More