Tag Archives: Gets

May gets faint praise and warnings from Brussels as path cleared for phase two of Brexit talks

EU leaders applauded Theresa May as they confirmed progress has finally been made to allow Brexit talks to move forward. But the praise in Brussels was mixed with veiled warnings about the storms that lie ahead. Some questions still hang over the EU’s most burning issues, namely citizens’ rights, the Irish border and Britain’s outstanding payments, but Brussels has seen ...

Read More »

Apple Maps gets indoor mapping for more than 30 airports

As of this morning, Apple Maps has expanded to include indoor layouts of 30 airports across the globe. The company has primarily hit American cities thus far, covering what looks to be most of the big cities across the contiguous U.S. There are some key international airports, as well, including Hong Kong International, Amsterdam, Geneva, two in London and Berlin ...

Read More »

Apple TV finally gets SiriusXM streaming

A little potential bonus for those thinking of picking up an Apple TV for the holidays. As of this week, streaming from the satellite radio giant SiriusXM is available to owners of the 4th generation Apple TV and Apple TV 4K — assuming, of course, you’ve already got a subscription to the service. The partnership brings SiriusXM’s 200-odd stations to ...

Read More »

Disgraced former US gymnastics doctor Nassar gets 60yr sentence for child porn

Former US Gymnastics and Michigan State doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to the maximum 60 years in federal prison for possessing thousands of images and videos of child pornography. Nassar, who worked for nearly 30 years as the US gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty to three federal child pornography charges in July 2017 and received the maximum sentence in ...

Read More »

Former cop who shot unarmed black man gets 20 years in prison

A white police officer who was filmed shooting an unarmed black motorist has been handed a 20 year prison sentence. Michael Slager’s case is a rare conviction in numerous prosecutions of police officers who have shot and killed unarmed African-Americans. The officer, who was fired after the shooting, “acted out of malice aforethought, shooting dead an unarmed and fleeing Walter ...

Read More »

‘Ageless, objective & logical’: Russian AI chatbot’s presidential bid gets 20,000+ supporters

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 03:37 Edited time: 7 Dec, 2017 03:41 The 2018 Russian presidential run is about to get interesting, as more than 23,000 people have already supported a peculiar bid to rival Vladimir Putin. Russian AI chatbot Alice knows each voter “personally” and has “no weak sides,” its campaign claims. “The president, that personally knows you,” reads ...

Read More »

Sacrifice theory gets probe by investigators of Romanov family killing

Investigators plan to conduct “psychological and historical analysis” to verify a theory that the killing of last Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his family in 1918 was a sacrifice made by the Bolsheviks in a bid for global domination. “Investigators plan to undertake psychological and historical analysis to establish if the shooting of the Russian royal family was a ritual ...

Read More »

The Pixel 2’s dormant Visual Core chip gets activated in the latest Android developer preview

Sadly, not all of the Pixel 2’s surprises have been the good sort since Google’s latest flagship launched. Visual Core is one of the more pleasant ones, though — a custom system-on-a-chip (SoC) that’s just been hanging out in the phone not really doing much of anything. It seemed that the component simply wasn’t ready for public consumption when the ...

Read More »

17yo Danish girl gets 8 years in prison for plotting school bomb attacks

Published time: 27 Nov, 2017 17:13 A Danish girl who was found guilty of planning bomb attacks on two schools when she was 15 has received two additional years on her prison sentence, after appealing her verdict. She claims she became interested in ISIS because it was “exciting.” The girl in question, Natascha Colding-Olsen, from the town of Kundby, appeared ...

Read More »

Maria Sharapova gets marriage proposal from fan in Turkey, says ‘maybe’ (VIDEO)

Published time: 27 Nov, 2017 15:48 Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova received a surprise marriage proposal from a fan at an exhibition game in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday. The five-time Grand Slam holder, who is on tour as part of her preparations for next season, made a stop in Istanbul on Sunday to face local player Cagla Buyukakcay. Sharapova was ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!