The Ventura County conflagration now called Thomas Fire could rage on for a lot more than a week, say officials. The extending blaze is being aided by extremely dry conditions and the Santa Ana winds.Burning acreage now approaches 100,000...
On Thursday night Arizona GOP Rep. Trent Franks issued a statement that he will be resigning from Congress on January 31. The news comes after the House Ethics Committee announced an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against the...
Vodafone is spreading its wings with the introduction of VOXI. It’s a new mobile phone plan provider, launched and powered by the mobile network giant, specifically aimed at under-25-year-olds.Along with including unlimited calls and text messages, VOXI offers endless...
The US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has cast a cloud over US attendance at next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea.Haley on Wednesday cited the rising tensions in the region and North Korea's role in the...
As Bitcoin blazes past $15,000 and achieves a market capitalization greater than that of Visa, Inc., news has just broken that a cryptocurrency mining service called NiceHash has had $70 million in Bitcoin stolen by hackers.NiceHash has been forced...
John Flannery, who took over the helm at General Electric (GE) from Jeffrey Immelt in August this year, wants to make GE more efficient. In line with that objective, the company intends to cut 12,000 jobs in its power...
A day after President Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel despite multiple warnings by state leaders and global organizations, Gaza City-based terrorist group Hamas has called for a Palestinian intifada or uprising against Israel.The head of...
https://youtu.be/V12IcdhDjwkWith the mass shootings in Newtown, Las Vegas and Texas still fresh on millions of minds, the House of Representatives has finally taken some action on the gun control front.Unfortunately, it’s not exactly what most had hoped for.The...
https://youtu.be/BvVwRAFt_24Wal-Mart, the number one retailer in the world, has decided to drop “Stores” from its name and drop the hyphen as well.The retail giant announced Wednesday that it will shorten its legal name to Walmart Inc. from Wal-Mart Stores...
https://youtu.be/dvGrb0-jcy0Bitcoin raced past $14,800 on Wednesday, just a day after it went over $12,000.The cryptocurrency’s market cap is now $247 billion, which place the company slightly ahead of Visa’s current market cap of $242 billion.Bitcoin has now surged by...
According to a Channel NewsAsia report, Singapore Airlines has rerouted some of its flights in response to missile tests conducted by North Korea.The airline said that, following the July 27 missile launch into the Sea of Japan by Pyongyang,...
https://youtu.be/-eAI71WXVKkEarlier this year self-driving car technology company nuTonomy and Lyft announced a partnership focused on bringing nuTonomy vehicles to the ride-hailing major's network in Boston.Now, the two companies have announced that they will launch a self-driving car pilot program...
https://youtu.be/qEpRwreVC44It is not just countries that fight with each other, cutting down diplomating relations and closing down embassies as a sign of protest.Tech firms have their own way of engaging in a fight.Google has decided to pull...
https://youtu.be/C0WvhFGoHvQPresident Donald Trump on Wednesday recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.It’s a sharp turn from decades-old US policy, and pushes America into uncharted territory in the Middle East peace process.Globally, countries including the United States have, in the...
Senator Al Franken will be stepping down on Thursday, a day after several of his colleagues in the Democratic Party collectively turned against him and called for his resignation over allegations of groping and other sexual misconduct.More than 30...
   https://youtu.be/aD7bMs22kdUApple was roundly criticized for having its CEO Tim Cook attend the State-run World Internet Conference in China.The event was organised by the Cyberspace Administration of China, well known for its censorship activities in the country. The agency was...
President Trump and, therefore, the United States, has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and has initiated the embassy's move from Tel Aviv, sparking stern warnings from all quarters of the Arab world."Peace is Dead" is the...
Google Chrome is undoubtedly the king of browsers, at least from a user base perspective. But did you know that Chrome has a lot of added functions other than being merely a browser?Here are some amazingly useful Google Chrome...
The GOP's new nightmare is called Leandra English. She's the former serving Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) chief of staff who was elevated as Deputy Director and is now fighting for her position as Acting Director after Richard Cordray's...
Technology is moving so fast that it can often overwhelm you. But there are life hacks that you can use to push back and say "Wait a minute, technology. I control you, not the other way around!"This little life...