• Privacy groups complain to FTC about WhatsApp policy changes

    Privacy groups complain to FTC about WhatsApp policy changes

    The policy shift may help WhatsApp generate revenue, but also could irk users drawn to its strong stance on privacy. The new policy disclosed the plan to share data with Facebook , while giving only existing WhatsApp users the ability to opt out of part of the data- sharing, setting off complaints from privacy activists in the US and Europe.

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  • Panasonic partners with JIO for its Jio Preview Offer

    Panasonic partners with JIO for its Jio Preview Offer

    During this preview offer period, users of the above smartphone brands can have access to unlimited Jio services absolutely free of cost. The new numbers that are coming in from a trusted source states that now there are more than 6 Million live users on Reliance Jio 4G connection.

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  • AP's Kathleen Carroll defends Clinton investigation but admits 'sloppy' tweet

    She gave key State Department aides permission to work for the Clinton Foundation while they worked at State and drew paychecks from a Clinton-affiliated for-profit consulting firm. Mrs Clinton said on Tuesday that claims had only "looked at a small portion "of her time as secretary of state and described the story as "all smoke, no fire".

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  • US Justice Department to Phase Out Use of Private Prisons

    US Justice Department to Phase Out Use of Private Prisons

    Justice Department's Inspector General reportedly found that for-profit prisons "incurred more safety and security incidents per capita than comparable BOP institutions". The federal government is going to stop using private prisons, the Department of Justice announced this week - a reversal in policy that came after federal investigators found that private prisons were more risky for both inmates and guards.

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  • Scores Killed After Powerful Quake Hits Italy

    The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.2 quake had an epicenter close to Norcia, the birthplace of St. Benedict and home to a monastery of Benedictine monks, who are attracting a growing number of visitors due to their solemn prayer life and beer brewing business.

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  • Xiaomi's Amazfit Smartwatch with Built-in Global Positioning System & 200mAh Battery Launched at 799 Yuan

    Xiaomi's Amazfit Smartwatch with Built-in Global Positioning System & 200mAh Battery Launched at 799 Yuan

    Specs-wise, the AMAZFIT includes the world's first 28 nm Global Positioning System sensor along with a 200 mAh battery for a claimed five days' uninterrupted use. The Amazfit Watch can be connected to any Android device with the MiFit app. The watch comes with a heart rate monitor on the back and this is capable of constantly tracking the heart rate of the user.

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  • Trump Leads Clinton in L.A. Times Poll - for Today, at Least

    Trump Leads Clinton in L.A. Times Poll - for Today, at Least

    But when it came time for the last quote, she said she couldn't even read it. Some polls have already shown a favorable Trump trend, and you can expect that to continue in the coming days. Altogether, since the beginning of the 2016 campaign, Trump's campaign has spent $89.5 million on his bid, while Clinton's operation has spent about $319 million.

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  • U.S. cooperating with Turkey on Gulen: Biden

    A senior US administration official previewing Biden's visit said the Turks have submitted four separate extradition requests for Gulen but that none were related to his direct involvement in the coup. The one-day trip by the USA vice president was largely aimed at patching up ties damaged by the coup attempt and Turkey's impatience over US reluctance to turn over Fethullah Gulen.

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  • 10000th Syrian refugee arrives in the U.S

    10000th Syrian refugee arrives in the U.S

    Josh Earnest, White House spokesperson, said the USA will again admit another 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming fiscal year, starting on 1 October. Donald Trump has criticized President Obama's resettlement program as a national security threat. Rice added that the USA will accept a total of 85,000 refugees this year from a range of countries, including Burma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, El Salvador, Iraq, Somalia and Ukraine.

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  • Wolf nominates Beemer to take over as AG

    Despite that failure, Kane was touted as a possible favorite for the 2014 gubernatorial race with the opportunity to face Corbett head-to-head. "Lastly, I would like to send a message to the hardworking men and women who are employed in the Office of Attorney General, who have had to deal with this nightmare - help is on the way, keep the faith".

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  • Tesis de Peña Nieto es un

    Tesis de Peña Nieto es un "acto consumado": UP

    Ciudad de México . - (Noticias al Momento) Reconoce oficialmente la Universidad Panamericana que el presidente de México , Enrique Peña Nieto , si plagió parte de su tesis para titularse en la Licenciatura en Derecho en 1991, pero no por ello se le retirará el grado académico, aclaró la casa de estudios en un comunicado .

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  • Mario Bros aparece en Río para presentar JO de Tokio 2020

    Mario Bros aparece en Río para presentar JO de Tokio 2020

    Basado en un concepto similar al que se mostró en la ceremonia de apertura con su mosaico cultural, reiteró que Brasil ha hecho historia. La poderosa voz de Mariene de Castro dio paso a la última parte de la fiesta, que arrancó con una balada como preludio del carnaval que se desató en el Maracaná con "Cidade Maravilhosa", canción que es un himno oficioso y alegre de Río.

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  • Gobierno rechazó declaraciones de John Kirby

    Gobierno rechazó declaraciones de John Kirby

    La oposición venezolana prevé efectuar el 1 de septiembre una de sus más importantes movilizaciones en la ciudad capital, denominada "Gran toma de Caracas". "Las fuerzas del orden público garantizarán que efectivamente la ciudad de Caracas no sea escenario de una confrontación violenta", advirtió . Mientras tanto, representantes de la oposición venezolana pidieron a Naciones Unidas que envíe personal internacional para observar la manifestación antigubernamental .

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  • Las redes sociales se vuelcan tras muerte de Juan Gabriel

    John Kades , jefe de la oficina del forense del condado de Los Ángeles , dijo a The Associated Press que no podían decir cuál fue la causa del deceso porque aún no han firmado su certificado de defunción, pero comentó que "debido a su historial médico, él no necesita una autopsia".

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  • Convicted top Pennsylvania prosecutor to address job status

    On the day of her conviction, her official Twitter feed announced drug busts in two counties and some sex-crime arrests. Kane contends that when she investigated the case, she uncovered a trove of government email accounts in which high-level state officials traded pornography and bigoted jokes about women and minorities.

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  • Agencias de viajes y aerolíneas, a responder ante la Aerocivil

    Agencias de viajes y aerolíneas, a responder ante la Aerocivil

    De igual manera, tampoco estarían implementando el sistema de confirmación doble clic en los procesos que los ciudadanos adelantan en línea cuando hacen una cotización. La investigación está en curso y en caso de ser halladas responsables, las ocho empresas podrían recibir una multa de hasta 450 salarios mínimos mensuales vigentes, lo que equivale a $ 310 millones.

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  • 'Checo', quinto lugar en Gran Premio de Bélgica

    'Checo', quinto lugar en Gran Premio de Bélgica

    Force India ya es cuarto . Como es costumbre en el legendario circuito belga de Spa-Francorchamps, la experiencia de los pilotos diferenció a los hombres de los novatos y tras una accidentada carrera, Nico Rosberg obtuvo la vigésima victoria de su carrera y su boleto de regreso a la batalla por el campeonato de Fórmula 1, en la que se ubica a nueve puntos de la cima.

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  • Reindeer Killed In Lightning Storm In Norway

    Reindeer Killed In Lightning Storm In Norway

    More than 300 reindeer have been killed by a single lightning strike at a Norwegian national park . Knut Nylend, an official with the Norwegian Nature Inspectorate (NNI), was conducting a routine inspection of the area when he stumbled upon the dead reindeer .

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  • Erdogan: Turkey will fight Syrian Kurds same as Islamic State

    The U.K. -based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported fierce overnight fighting left at least 20 civilians killed in Turkish airstrikes on the village of Jub al-Kousa. Already engulfed by a Kurdish insurgency back home, the Turkish government fears the PKK could use Syria soil to launch a further wave of terror attacks on its territory.

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  • Drake trips over Rihanna's gown backstage at MTV VMAs

    In one of the most striking moments, a series of gun-shots rang out as her dancers, in angelic white dresses, each dropped to the ground in a red fog. The music video, which shows him looking frail in bed with bandaged eyes, was released just days before the icon's January 10 death. "The rapper-singer-producer performed his hit "(Expletive) Up Some Commas".

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  • Barack Obama is to expand Hawaiian marine reserve four-fold

    On Thursday, the President will travel to Midway Atoll , located within the original Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument , to mark the significance of this designation. "The best science shows that the ocean can recover, if you allow it to", said Senator Brian Schatz, who worked with scientists, environmental groups and native Hawaiians to urge Obama to expand the monument .

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  • Could night tube boost rental growth in outer London?

    Could night tube boost rental growth in outer London?

    It will see around 100 officers out on the network when full services are under way, with at least as many officers out during the night as would be seen during the day, TfL said. "That's why we're investing £3.4 million to ensure that dedicated officers are on hand to offer the support and visible reassurance Londoners expect".

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  • Donald Trump to make major speech on illegal immigration

    The announcement came late Sunday in a tweet by the GOP presidential nominee after days of wavering - and at least one canceled speech - on a question central to his campaign: Whether he would, as he said in November, use a "deportation force" to eject the estimated 11 million people in the US illegally.

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  • France Suspends Controversial Burkini Ban That Sparked Outrage

    Reacting to the court ruling on Friday, Prime Minister Manuel Valls, a Socialist, said that France needed a modern, secular Islam and wearing a burkini clashed with that idea. But de facto the town decrees are hollow because burkini fines can be contested. However, at least one mayor has said they will ignore the judgement and keep the ban in place.

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  • Apple sends out invites for iPhone 7 launch event

    Per Bloomberg report, the mechanical home button is set to disappear as the Cupertino-based giant plans on putting the button on the screen display itself, giving the handset a slimmer look. Digitimes reports that iPhone 7 will feature up to 256GB on-board space. "This action arises from Apple's concealment of a material design defect that causes the touchscreens on the iPhones to become unresponsive and fail for their essential goal as smartphones", the civil complaint contended.

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