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Scientists baffled after mysterious 'alien megastructure' star starts dimming again!

The conundrum involves a series of odd, erratic fading events by star KIC 8462852 - otherwise known at "Tabby's Star" after Yale University astronomer Tabeth...


Grand Theft Auto V sales hit 80m units

CEO Strauss Zelnik (Strauss Zelnick) joyfully notes that "sandbox" from Rockstar is still "attracts and pleases" to a new audience. While some might speculate...


Google's AlphaGo takes on Chinese Go master in best of three matches

But AlphaGo's success is considered the most significant for AI yet due to the complexity of Go, which has an incomputable number of move options, putting a pre...


Rebel Wilson tells court Australian articles hurt her career

Hollywood star Rebel Wilson on Monday (May 22) accused an Australian publisher of portraying her as a serial liar in a series of articles that she said cost...


More bugs may be released: Hacking group

Microsoft has connected previous exploits of its products released by the mysterious Shadow Brokers group to tools which were stolen from NSA cyber warfare op...


Edouard Philippe takes office as new French prime minister

Macron is seeking to attract members from both the right and left to his new political party, La République en Marche (Republic on the Move), in time for ne...


Sensex scales another peak of 30346.69; Nifty at 9450.65

Sentiment was also lifted by Asian stocks, which edged higher for a third consecutive day, as investors focused on strong corporate earnings and the dollar gave...


Microsoft detailed the new 'Windows 10 Fall Creators Update'

What this means to you: If there's a theme to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, it's connection rather than creation. The fall Windows 10 update will includ...


Macron, Le Pen offer sharp contrast in visions for France

With no majority victor, the top two vote-getters-far-right leader Marine Le Pen of the National Front and Emmanuel Macron of the progressive En Marche! party...


BlackBerry KEYone will launch in the USA on May 31

BlackBerry KeyOne is the big comeback for everyone's favorite (and pretty much only) option for a smartphone with a tactile physical keyboard. The carrier-locke...


Apple is building a person-to-person payments service like Venmo

Apple's money transfer service could give Apple Pay a boost, but only if users embrace the service in lieu of the other available options. The company first p...


Google Battles Fake News in Search With New Feedback Mechanism, Ranking Changes

Autocomplete helps predict the searches people might be typing, while Featured Snippets appear at the top of search results showing a highlight of the inform...


State Department Promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago Draws Fire

Trump broke precedent by not divesting from his business interests when he became president. The short item was posted on a promotional website called " Share...


National Football League mock draft: Mel Kiper addresses Kansas City Chiefs offensive needs

Should the Cardinals reach for a quarterback here? Everyone wants to know who the Eagles are targeting at No. 14 overall. Here are his Jets picks. Before ...


March For Science On Earth Day To Resist Trump's War On Facts

Egger now serves as president of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT), which has endorsed the national March for Science . Climate change d...


Facebook video murder suspect kills himself in Pa., police confirm

McDonald's staff tipped off police about the location of Facebook killer Steve Stephens after he ordered 20 Chicken McNuggets. Although Facebook pulled the ...


Mini Super Nintendo? SNES Classic may launch this year

The website Eurogamer - whose sources have been on the money in the past - is now claiming Nintendo is putting a tiny Super NES into production for a Holida...


Google reportedly building ad-blocker into Chrome

This feature, Wall Street Journal reports , would be turned on by default. One thing that Google is still considering is whether its ad-blocker will only block...


IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

The UAE's forecast is cut to 1.5 per cent from 2.5 per cent previous year. The IMF resident representative also said higher commodity prices will push up infl...


AMD Launches Radeon RX-500 Series; Polaris Evolved for 2017

For example the Core speeds on the AMD RX 580 have been increased from 1120 MHz (AMD RX 480) to 1257 MHz (AMD RX 580). Either figure is a pretty significant j...


Despite Legal Battles, Arkansas Could Still Execute 7 Inmates. But Should It?

Bruce Ward and Don Davis's executions were scheduled to begin Monday at 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. respectively, but that plan has been put into question as the Arkan...


Russia Relations May Be At An 'All-Time Low'

Mr Tillerson said there was "a low level of trust" between both countries and such a relationship could not be allowed to continue between the world's foremos...


S8 Pre-orders Surpass Previous Models — Samsung

Unfortunately, however, the company has announced that the voice control feature of its smart assistant, Bixby, will not ship with it. Samsung's comments abou...


Malala receives highest UN honour to promote girls education

On October 9, 2012, as 15-year-old Malala rode a bus home from school with friends on their way home from school, a masked gunman boarded the bus and asked whic...


Mass bleaching damages Great Barrier Reef

James Kerry , part of the team at the Australian Research Council's center of excellence for coral reef studies. The same scientists who undertook observation...


Davis Cup: US wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal

Thompson, Australians No. 2 singles behind No. 16 Kyrgios, was a prohibitive underdog against Sock. The victor of the quarter-final will face either Belgium o...


Amazon Launches Fire TV Media Streamer With Alexa Remote in the UK

Today Amazon also announced that it will be pushing out an update that adds Alexa to all Fire TV hardware in the UK. The Fire TV Stick retails at £39.99 ($5...


Windows XP Loses More and More Ground to Windows 7 and 10

Furthermore, Internet Explorer in the Windows 10 Creators Update will now support per-monitor DPI so that when you switch displays it will scale dynamically. ...


All of 140 characters of Twitter are now available for reply

You can also edit who sees your reply by clicking or tapping on "replying to" and removing unwanted handles from the list that appears. In threads involving mo...


Kim Kardashian West has surgery on her uterus

Kim has been very open about her bid to conceive again and the complications she suffered with both of her pregnancies, and now the reality star wants to tr...


Astronauts perform second of three scheduled spacewalks at International Space Station

The lost fabric shield is relatively large: It weighs 18 pounds and, when unfolded, measures about 5 feet by 2 feet and is about 2 inches thick. The shielding...


Launch, Land, Launch - SpaceX Tries Reusing Its Rocket

The company was recently awarded its second contract to fly missions for the U.S. Air Force and plans to send two private citizens on a trip around the moon lat...


Facebook Gets Its Own Version Of Snapchat Stories

Unlike Stories on Instagram and WhatsApp which are deleted from existence after 24 hours, you can share those stories on your Timeline so that they remain for...


Destiny 2 Will Have PlayStation Exclusives

One of the leaks that surface this week include a poster of the upcoming sequel to Destiny . We now also have Destiny 2 hysteria on the verge of causin...


Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs

The publication states it's too early to tell how many jobs will be created or retained. Ford's government affairs team briefed the Trump administration on th...