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Microsoft Confirms Your Cortana and Skype Recordings Aren't Private Either, Surprising No One

At this point, if you don’t want strangers to listen to recordings from your devices, it’s looking like you may just have to go off the grid. On Thursday, Microsoft became the late...

Microsoft Confirms Your Cortana and Skype Recordings Aren't Private Either, Surprising No One

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Microsoft Is Eavesdropping on Your Skype and Cortana Activity A number of companies are starting to have reservations about using real people to “improve” their digital assistants by reviewing what you’ve said to your smart speaker or phone. I’m willing to bet that Microsoft will also soon about-face on this practice, but right now, contractors might be listen...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Microsoft says humans will still transcribe Cortana and Skype audio Just like seemingly every other major tech company with a voice assistant or voice chat service, it emerged that Microsoft contractors were listening to Skype and Cortana recordings. Apple, Google and Facebook have temporarily halted similar efforts,......
00:34, 08/15/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to some Skype calls and Cortana commands Microsoft is the latest company charged with listening to its users calls and voice commands. A report by Vice found that contractors are listening to bits of conversations collected through Skype's translation service. Some contractors are also list......
19:34, 08/07/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to your Skype and Cortana activity, but don’t freak out Microsoft has now joined the ranks of Apple, Amazon, and Google for having contractors who’ve been caught listening to some user Skype and Cortana activity, with Microsoft (and those other tech companies) insisting that some degree of human review is necessary to help improve the services. Tha...
04:00, 08/08/2019

Microsoft contractors hear phone sex and more while reviewing Cortana, Skype audio Long-press the Action button to bring up Cortana. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Here we go again. It's Microsoft's turn in the spotlight thanks to a new report about the company's practices for reviewing and improving its AI. With today's news, nearly every company operating a major voice assistan...
07:00, 08/09/2019

Microsoft contractors reportedly listen in on Skype call recordings, often from their own homes (MSFT) Microsoft contractors are listening in on Skype calls and recordings from its voice assistant Cortana, a report by Motherboard revealed on Wednesday. Privacy policies for both Skype and Cortana say that voice snippets may be analyzed to help improve the services. However, neither gives indication t...
06:34, 08/08/2019

Humans are listening to some of your Skype calls and Cortana interactions Some of our worst assumptions about smart speakers, digital assistants and internet phone services are coming true, as Microsoft has admitted that both Microsoft employees and contractors may listen to your Skype calls and voice interactions with its Cortana digital assistant.The confirmation comes ...
23:34, 08/14/2019

Microsoft continues distancing Cortana from Windows Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana could be split off from Windows 10 to become its own separate app. The Verge reports that a beta version of Cortana has appeared on the Windows Store and is now available to download....
16:34, 06/28/2019

Here's Microsoft's new plan to keep Cortana alive and differentiated Microsoft is looking to breathe new life into Cortana by enabling its digital assistant to handle more complex queries, starting with people-centric, productivity-based ones. Here's how this will work....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your translated Skype calls An explosive article in Motherboard alleges that contractors working for Microsoft are listening to the conversations of Skype users conducted through the app’s real-time translation service. The piece, penned by cybersecurity reporter Joseph Cox, cites a trove of internal documentation, screenshots...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Microsoft workers are listening to your Skype conversations: report Microsoft contractors have been listening to Skype calls — including personal conversations and even phone sex — made through the app’s translation function, according to a report Wednesday. Skype warns its users that some conversations may be analyzed to improve its services, thou...
20:00, 08/07/2019

Microsoft’s Cortana gains conversational AI, becoming an ‘intelligent agent’ Over at Build 2019 in Seattle, Washington, Microsoft has revealed its plans to push forward with making Cortana a smarter digital assistant which offers more natural and conversational interactions.This is something Microsoft has been banging the drum about for quite some time now. Indeed, the acqui...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Microsoft removes Cortana from the Xbox One in latest update Microsoft is retooling the Xbox Home page yet again, and this time, in addition to “streamlining” the interface, they’re also dropping Cortana as the default voice assistant. It feels like Microsoft has retooled the Xbox One‘s user interface so many times in the console’s six-year lifespan. This lat...
02:17, 07/25/2019

Microsoft's Cortana will eventually sound more like a real assistant Virtual assistants like Microsoft's Cortana, Amazon's Alexa and Google's have finally made voice-controlled computing a reality. But talking to them still feels basic -- shouting commands isn't exactly how you'd interact with another human being. At......
20:51, 05/06/2019

Microsoft will drop Skype for Business Online on July 31, 2021 As part of its Skype for Business Online to Teams transition, Microsoft will enable Skype consumer users to communicate with Teams ones using chat and calling starting in Q1 2020....
20:17, 07/30/2019

Microsoft Surface Headphones with Cortana and noise cancellation go $100 off list to $250 Microsoft is one of the many companies widely rumored to be preparing a frontal attack on Apple's crazy successful AirPods, but before that can happen, the Redmond-based tech giant unveiled a pair of premium over-the-ear headphones with built-in Cortana integration last fall.While the popular Surfac...
15:00, 05/18/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Cortana, WSL, and accessibility improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18945 from the 20H1 branch with Cortana, WSL, and accessibility improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
06:51, 07/27/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your intimate conversations on Skype calls: report Contractors working for Microsoft are listening to personal, intimate conversations of Skype users via the app's translation service, according to a new report....
23:34, 08/08/2019

Amazon confirms it retains your Alexa voice recordings indefinitely Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant may be useful, but the privacy concerns aren’t going away anytime soon. Now, in a fresh turn of events, the retail giant has confirmed that it keeps transcripts and voice recordings indefinitely, and only removes them if they’re manually deleted by users. The confirmat...
08:51, 07/03/2019

Microsoft starts testing its new Cortana app as part of its latest Windows 10 20H1 Fast Ring build Microsoft's updated Cortana app is supported in its latest Windows 10 20H1 test build, No. 18945, and available to Fast Ring testers, starting with those in the U.S....
02:51, 07/27/2019

Apple confirms "a small portion" of Siri recordings get reviewed by contractors First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple: it seems that every company with a digital assistant to its name uses human beings to review a selection of the interactions that users are having with their smart speakers and phones.After a whistleblower tipped off the Guardian to the practice in regards t...
19:17, 07/27/2019

Change These Facebook Settings to Make Your Audio Recordings More Private In what has become a thing over the past few months, Facebook is the latest of the tech giants to admit that outside contractors were given access to users’ voice recordings....
09:18, 08/14/2019

Microsoft's Skype-to-phone calling service is now registered as a telecom service in the Netherlands Microsoft's Skype service for calling landlines and mobile phones officially has been designated as a telecom service in the Netherlands and is required to meet the same obligations as other telco services....
05:00, 08/22/2019

Motorola has kept quiet about the Moto Z4's surprising support for a Microsoft accessory Officially set to be launched on Verizon tomorrow, the Motorola Moto Z4 might be known for the continued support it brings for Motorola's modular Moto Mod accessories, especially the 5G Moto Mod. Attaching the latter on the back of the Moto Z4 (or even last year's Moto Z3) allows the handset to conn...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Microsoft Azure now lets you set up your own private servers Microsoft has announced the preview launch of a new cloud service called that will allow customers to run their virtual machines on single-tenant physical services.The company says that Azure Dedicated Host could be quite useful for businesses running loads of virtual machines that don't want t...
01:51, 08/03/2019

Apple, Google and Microsoft are fighting to keep your encrypted chats private Just as more tech companies are starting to see the light when it comes to privacy and security, intelligence agencies would still like to be able to spy on encrypted communication, whether it’s text chats or calls. The same goes for the British spies at GCHQ, who proposed back in November tha...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Microsoft admitted to private Linux developer security list Linux developers recognize Microsoft's contributions to Linux and security -- by letting the company's Linux developers in its closed linux-distro security list....
03:00, 07/09/2019

Microsoft Making the Text You Type Into Chrome in Incognito Mode Private Microsoft is working with the Chromium open source project to improve usability and privacy, as it prepares to launch its own Chromium-based version of the Microsoft Edge browser....
15:00, 05/03/2019

Private jet company Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter, once touted as the Uber of private jets Private jet company Vista Global agreed to acquire JetSmarter, betting that the value of JetSmarter's technology will outweigh the controversy and lawsuits still dogging the company....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Skype didn’t deliver on P2P’s promise, but Estonia has While Skype is now a Microsoft-owned behemoth, its early days were very different. Skype‘s heritage goes back to KaZaa, a P2P (peer-to-peer) file-sharing application that was one of the pillars of the early internet. And while the spirit of those times petered in Skype itself, the country of its ori...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Best alternatives to Skype 2019: paid and free Skype was one of the early success stories when it came to easy-access VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). By the end of 2010 it had recorded over 600 million users around the world.However, after Microsoft bought Skype in 2012 they began to make changes, adding some features, while removing others...
14:51, 06/27/2019

Standalone Cortana app available to Windows Insiders Microsoft has been distancing Cortana from Windows for months. First, it split the virtual assistant from search in Windows 10. Then, a beta version of a standalone Cortana app appeared on the Windows Store. And starting today, Windows 10 Insiders ar......
01:18, 07/27/2019

Cortana could soon be the best digital assistant – with a little help from friends Opening up access to Cortana to third-party hardware, and Windows 10 to competing services like Amazon’s Alexa, seemed like the death knell for Microsoft’s digital assistant at the time. After its Build 2019 conference in Seattle, Washington, this is looking like one of Microsoftȁ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

EU court rules against Skype, says it can be classified as telecoms operator Microsoft's internet phone call and messaging service Skype can be considered a telecoms operator as it offers a paid-for service and has a deal with network operators to carry calls, Europe's top court said on Wednesday....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Skype brings screen sharing to Android and iOS devices Skype has officially launched screen sharing for Android and iOS devices less than a couple of months after the feature rolled out for beta testers. Screen sharing can be a valuable tool for video calls, whether for personal or work purposes -- say,......
15:17, 06/05/2019

The next major Windows 10 update could bring big changes to Cortana Microsoft’s drive to continuously update Windows 10 and its features looks set to continue, with a new build (18922) released to Windows Insiders to test out – which includes a radically different Cortana app.Windows Insiders are people who have signed up to test upcoming versions of W...
13:51, 06/20/2019

Skype, Slack, other Electron-based apps can be easily backdoored Enlarge / No need to knock, Electron left the code unlocked. (credit: Getty Images) LAS VEGAS—The Electron development platform is a key part of many applications, thanks to its cross-platform capabilities. Based on JavaScript and Node.js, Electron has been used to create client applications for I...
02:00, 08/08/2019

Skype launches screen sharing on Android and iOS, mobile calling redesign Microsoft has finally made the Skype screen sharing feature available to mobile users after teasing it about two months ago. Starting today, Android and iOS users will be able to take advantage of the new improvements that Skype has just introduced.Sharing your screen during a Skype call is quite si...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Windows 10 preview ushers in new Cortana app with chat-based interface Windows 10 has witnessed the release of another preview build for the update due to land in the first half of 2020, and the big change here is what Microsoft’s describing as a new experience with Cortana.Build 18945 has been released to testers in the fast ring, and sees the digital assistant...
18:51, 07/28/2019

'Halo' TV series has its Cortana ahead of early 2021 premiere While Showtime took forever to start filling in details for its Halo TV series, it's clearly eager to make up for lost time. The broadcaster has announced that Natascha McElhone (of Ronin and Californication fame) will portray both the legendary Cort......
01:17, 08/05/2019

How will Semantic Machines and its conversational engine transform Cortana and the Bot Framework? Microsoft wants to build an AI engine that can handle not just single commands but ongoing conversations on multiple topics that involve multiple agents....
19:00, 07/11/2019

New Windows 10 build silences Cortana, brings passwordless accounts The latest Insider build of Windows 10, 18309, expands the use of a thing that Microsoft has recently introduced: passwordless Microsoft accounts. It's now possible to create a Microsoft account that uses a one-time code delivered over SMS as its primary authenticator, rather than a conventional pas...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft wants to start marketing Microsoft 365 as a single product in its new fiscal year Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to market Microsoft 365 -- its subscription bundle of Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security -- in a more integrated way. And it's reorganizing internally to try to do so....
04:17, 07/03/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Azure, Microsoft Graph, IoT and IE mode highlights ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley handicaps Microsoft's vision to lead with its three core clouds: Azure, Microsoft 365 and gaming. Here's the plan and other goodies developers will get....
08:00, 05/12/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Everything announced on Azure, IoT, Edge on Chromium, AI, Windows apps, Microsoft Graph Azure, AI and conversational bots are key themes for Microsoft's big developer conference, but the software giant also gave developers some strategic cues....
17:34, 05/09/2019

Microsoft Search rolling out to all Microsoft 365 and Office 365 commercial customers Offering businesses the ability to search for information across their internal networks, the tool should reach all supported customers by the end of May....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Private banking architects: Mark Branson – the man who cleaned up private banking Mark Branson, chief executive officer of Swiss financial regulator Finma, talks to Euromoney about how tax transparency has changed the trajectory of private banking and how far regulation can go in curtailing misconduct....
21:17, 04/28/2019

From private island to private jet: What is 'billionaire' Jeffrey Epstein's net worth? Assessing Jeffrey Epstein's net worth and how he got his wealth is elusive. Here's what we know and don't know.       ...
13:34, 07/14/2019

Alexa has so many recordings of me, I made a song out of them. Most people don’t realize that Alexa records everything you say to it. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler went through his recordings and made a song out of them....
23:34, 05/06/2019

PSA: You can now delete your voice recordings with an Alexa command Have ever asked anything silly to Alexa, and wished you were able to delete what you just said with a voice command? Amazon has got you covered. The company is now rolling out a pair of Alexa commands that allows you to delete voice recordings without using its website. Here’s how to use them. Simpl...
15:00, 05/30/2019

Amazon's new opt-out keeps people from 'reviewing' your Alexa recordings Over the last few days Google and Apple have begun to address their use of real people that listen in on recordings to help improve voice AI like Assistant and Siri. For Amazon, these revelations surfaced months ago, and now it's added a toggle that......
11:17, 08/03/2019

How to Prevent Google from Saving Your Voice Recordings The unfortunate trade-off of a smart speaker is clear: for the convenience of having something to yell at that can tell you what the weather is, what the traffic is like, and whether your front door is unlocked or not (to name a few items), you have to give up your privacy to a giant corporate entit...
17:00, 05/01/2019

The five: surprising talents of the Neanderthals Embracing the arts as well as sports, they were masters of many different and complex disciplinesLast week, researchers from Washington University announced they had investigated the ear remains of 23 Neanderthals and found that around half had bony growths that suggested aquatic foraging was a prom...
23:17, 08/19/2019

The Surprising Origins of ‘Medicare for All’ When Medicare was created in 1965, few Americans were talking about universal health care. Even fewer realized that the bureaucrats behind the program hoped that it would eventually become that. With America at the height of Cold War anti-communist sentiment, the Social Security Administration staff...
04:34, 05/31/2019

HTC launches two new phones, surprising everyone Most people thought that HTC had silently departed the smartphone game, beyond its attempts to launch a blockchain phone in the HTC Exodus, but it seems most people were wrong, as the company has just launched two new smartphones.The HTC U19e and HTC Desire U19+ are the company's two new device...
23:17, 06/11/2019

Amazon Alexa voice recordings sent into Polish homes Private voice commands told to Amazon's virtual assistants are being transcribed by agency workers, a newspaper reports. Numerous cases have emerged of smart speakers spying on users breaking the law or having sex....
14:17, 08/04/2019

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio that record the killing of a person in an act of mass violence. The new law was signed Thursday and takes effect immediately. The bill was written aft...
02:17, 05/24/2019

Facebook CEO's Voice Recordings Testimony Doubted by US Senator Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday it sought information on how Facebook handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Human Workers Can Listen to Some Google Assistant Recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday....
09:00, 07/12/2019

Engineers restore audio recordings from Apollo 11 mission A team at the University of Texas at Dallas spent years digitizing old tapes of the conversations between mission control and the Apollo 11 astronauts....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Musicians Mourn the Fiery Destruction of Their Recordings: ‘I Think They Are Gone Forever’ An article in The New York Times Magazine revealed that a 2008 blaze was much more destructive than previously disclosed, leading musicians to speak out....
20:51, 06/12/2019

Apple won’t let other people listen to your Siri recordings anymore unless you opt-in A report a few days ago revealed that third-parties listen to parts of Siri voice recordings to improve the accuracy of the service. A former employee for one of this Siri grading companies claimed that humans “regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of coup...
13:51, 08/02/2019

Amazon now lets you opt out of having people review your Alexa recordings The practice of having human beings review digital assistant recordings for quality control purposes is back in the news, and following Apple's pausing of the process, Amazon has also decided to let users opt out of the reviews.Bloomberg reports on the change in policy that happened on Friday, ...
17:17, 08/03/2019

Teacher accused bathroom recordings pleads not guilty MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky teacher has pleaded not guilty to charges that he placed a video recorder in a bathroom at a high school. The Paducah Sun reports 53-year-old Mark Boggess appeared in court Tuesday to answer to charges of voyeurism and possession of matter portraying a sexual per...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Has "The Sacrificial Lamb" Arrived?: New Recordings In Khashoggi Murder Moments before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered last October, two of his suspected murderers waiting at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate fretted about the task at hand,......
00:51, 06/20/2019

Amazon devices save your voice recordings unless you delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you give your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop there because the answer to that last question is apparently “Yes.” On...
02:34, 07/05/2019

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop there, because the answer to that last question i...
10:34, 07/04/2019

The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings Over the past few months, a waterfall of details about how companies handle voice recordings has poured into the news. First, there was news that Amazon hired thousands of contractors to review Alexa commands. Apple and Google were doing the same thing with their voice assistants. Then, more recentl...
21:17, 08/17/2019

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sending what you say to the company, who allow an actual person to collect data from it. A new report f...
22:34, 07/10/2019

Apple suspends Siri recordings after workers overhear 'sex' Apple has suspended access to Siri recordings for contractors following claims by a former worker that they "regularly" overheard confidential and intimate encounters, including drug deals and people having sex....
12:17, 08/02/2019

The surprising reason why mosquitoes are attracted to you While mosquitoes can only effectively see victims for 15-20 feet, they can find us more than 100 feet away by detecting something we emit.       ...
18:34, 08/08/2019

The Surprising Ways Art Has Advanced Astronomy In January 2004, NASA announced it was canceling a mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope. In light of dangers associated with the Columbia tragedy the previous year, it was considered too risky. As a result, the Hubble, lauded as one of the most influential scientific instruments of all time...
21:51, 06/04/2019

Surprising uses for radish leaves | Waste Not There are many tasty uses for these greens - in soups, sauces, dals or instead of spinach in a bakeRadish leaves are one of my favourite leafy greens. They have a refreshing, summery flavour that’s perfect for blending into soups or eating raw in salads.The leaves perish very quickly, which is why t...
09:34, 08/17/2019

8 of Burger King's most surprising whoppers Burger King's Whopper is one of the chain's most iconic menu items. Over the years, a number of unusual Whoppers have popped up on Burger King's menu. From the bright red buns of the "Angriest Whopper" to the hefty "Whopperito," here are eight of Burger King's most surprising Whoppers. Visit INSID...
23:34, 08/18/2019

Gut bacteria: The surprising impact of viruses The role of gut bacteria in health and disease is complex. A new study examines the impact of bacteriophages, which are viruses that attack bacteria....
14:17, 06/14/2019

What bettors should know about Rays’ surprising success An ounce of run prevention is worth a ton of wins. Though their players don’t make a lot of “Benjamins” by MLB standards, that has been the key to another amazing season for the underpaid and unappreciated Rays, in town for a huge three-game series against the Yankees that begins Monday night. It’s ...
17:51, 06/17/2019

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips in 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a year ago.Read More...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contractors listened to recordings of users without their knowledge, a practice the company now says has been “paused”.Citing contractors who worked on the proj...
05:17, 08/14/2019

Has 'the sacrificial lamb' arrived?: U.N. cites new recordings in Khashoggi murder Moments before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered last October, two of his suspected murderers laying in wait at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate fretted about the task at hand, according to a U.N. report published on Wednesday....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Google Very Angry After Contractor Leaks Over a Thousand Assistant Recordings Just in case you were holding out any hope that Google didn’t let humans listen voice recordings from Google Home and Google Assistant, stop doing that. One of the humans that Google hired to review voice recordings recently leaked over a thousand Assistant recordings to a Belgian news organization,...
20:17, 07/12/2019

Radio recordings: Iran wanted to inspect tanker before seizure Radio exchanges featuring Iranian coastguards telling a British Royal Navy frigate that they wanted to inspect one of two captured British-linked tankers for security reasons....
20:17, 07/21/2019

Alexa users can now disable human review of voice recordings Amazon is not following Apple and Google in suspending practice altogetherAmazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings, and committed to greater clarity about its use of the strategy in future, but says it will not follow Google and Apple in halting the p...
20:00, 08/05/2019

Apple and Google suspend monitoring of voice recordings by humans Apple is globally suspending the use of Siri voice recordings after reports emerged that contractors hired by the company listen to them to improve the voice assistant. TechCrunch, which broke the news, said Apple plans to issue a software update to seek users’ consent before letting them participat...
21:17, 08/02/2019

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.        ...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Apple Siri contractors often hear up to 30 seconds of accidental recordings You might know that Apple screens some of Siri's recordings to improve the assistant's accuracy, but recordings can be surprisingly long and numerous.Read More...
03:51, 07/27/2019

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest revelation about technology co......
05:34, 07/12/2019

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is also being renamed to Microsoft Defender ATP, with t...
18:00, 05/02/2019

China Exports Stage Surprising Turnaround Chinese exports rebounded in July, buoyed by increased shipments to Europe and Southeast Asia, but economists expect the turnaround to be short-lived as Beijing and Washington escalate their trade battle....
19:34, 08/08/2019

7 of the 8 Spelling Bee winners are Indian Americans. Here's why that's not surprising This year, 562 spellers competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and after a grueling 20 rounds, the eight left at the end were named co-champions....
17:00, 06/01/2019

The surprising story behind the Apple Watch's ECG ability Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and......
21:00, 07/06/2019

10 surprising places to find the Statue of Liberty You don't have to travel to New York to see Lady Liberty. Even before the statue's dedication in 1886, replicas began to appear.        ...
15:51, 05/17/2019

How long can baseball's surprising statistical leaders keep it up? Tyler Glasnow has a 1.75 ERA? Tim Anderson is the AL's top hitter? How are these guys among the league leaders -- and will they still be in September?...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Five surprising new markets enter 2019's top 10 zip codes Affordability is driving more homebuyers away from big cities and toward smaller, unexpected markets. The suburbs of San Francisco and New York City used to be the most attractive, but now names like Omaha, NE and Rochester, NY are replacing them....
18:34, 08/06/2019

Where surprising Packers cut Mike Daniels could land next After defensive lineman Mike Daniels was surprisingly released by the Green Bay Packers, he’s not lacking potential landing spots. According to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, the Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs, and the New England Patriots are teams the Packers had trade discussions ...
19:34, 07/25/2019

USWNT in surprising World Cup battle with Spain The United States and Spain are locked at one goal apiece at halftime of their first game in the World Cup knockout stage. Tobin Heath drew a hard foul that sent Megan Rapinoe for a penalty shot at the seventh minute after Spain had controlled a majority of the opening minutes. A low, left-corner ri...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Opinion: What's the most surprising number at the World Cup? Seven. Europe has seven teams in the World Cup quarterfinals, its most in tournament history. And Spain, eliminated by the USWNT, put the world on notice.       ...
21:51, 06/26/2019

Airplane Contrails Have Surprising Effect on the Atmosphere The climate impact of flying isn’t just about carbon emissions. The contrails that airplanes create also influence the temperature of our atmosphere—and a new study finds that impact is set to grow in a big way.Read more......
19:17, 06/27/2019

The Surprising Origins of Absurd Gaming Hardware Over the last few months, we’ve spoken with laptop makers, gamers, and historians to get a better understanding of the gamer aesthetic. You know what I’m talking about: Blinking lights and sharp angles. Computers that look like they fell off an alien spaceship. Crucially, we wanted to know how we go...
21:51, 05/09/2019

Apple contractors frequently hear sensitive info in Siri recordings As much as Apple emphasizes privacy, it hasn't completely avoided eyebrow-raising behavior. The Guardian has learned from a source that Siri quality control contractors regularly hear sensitive info, including medical info, criminal activities and e......
01:18, 07/27/2019

Apple Admits a Small Portion of Siri Recordings Are Heard by Humans Apple allows Siri recordings to be heard by contractors as part of a process called "grading", which improves the efficacy of the voice assistant, a report claims....
11:34, 07/27/2019

Amazon adds vocal command to delete saved Alexa recordings Amazon recently announced an easy solution for privacy-conscious individuals to delete the devices’ saved recordings. Now, with a simple voice command, anyone with an Alexa-powered device can wipe it clean of previously recorded data. To be fair, the solution existed already, although it wasn’t near...
03:34, 05/31/2019

Ronald Reagan called African UN delegates 'monkeys', recordings reveal In newly released audio, then California governor can be heard making racist remarks on phone call with Richard Nixon Ronald Reagan made racist remarks about African delegates to the United Nations, calling them “monkeys” and saying they were still “uncomfortable wearing shoes”, newly released audio...
09:51, 08/01/2019

Siri recordings “regularly” sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing audio recordings of its users with contractors, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries are routinely sent to human listeners for closer an...
01:00, 07/27/2019

Amazon Alexa Users Can Now Disable Human Review of Voice Recordings Amazon has started offering Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings. The option is now available via the Alexa smartphone app....
01:34, 08/08/2019

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblowerApple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex, as part of their job providing quality control, or “grading”, the company’s Siri voice assistant, the...
20:17, 07/26/2019

Google suspends transcriptions from voice assistant recordings in Europe - CNBC Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended producing transcriptions of voice recordings from its Google Assistant product in the European Union, CNBC reported on Thursday....
22:17, 08/01/2019

Amazon Alexa stores voice recordings for as long as it likes (and shares them too) Back in April, it emerged that Amazon employees could be listening to recordings of Amazon Echo speaker users' conversations with Alexa – and now, it's been revealed that those recordings can be kept indefinitely by the company and, in some cases, are being shared with thi...
20:34, 07/03/2019

An Arctic 'miracle': Icebreaker salvages lost recordings of Beluga whales A year-long recording of the songs of Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker chanced upon a research buoy adrift in hazardous pack ice....
14:17, 08/03/2019

Wait, is that video real? The race against deepfakes and dangers of manipulated recordings Images, videos and voices created by computers have gotten so realistic that some people can't tell the difference between what's real and what's not.        ...
17:34, 05/13/2019

Master recordings of legendary artists lost in 2008 fire: report The master recordings belonging to some of the greatest musicians in American history were destroyed in a fire that tore through Universal Studios Hollywood in 2008, it was revealed on Tuesday. The recordings were in a vault that caught on fire and included about 500,000 song titles dating back to t...
09:51, 06/12/2019

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries are routinely sent to human listeners for closer an...
06:17, 07/28/2019

Google says leaked assistant recordings are a violation of data security policies The search giant has confirmed humans are listening in to 'Okay Google' commands, but it says leaking the recordings are a violation of its data security policies....
02:34, 07/12/2019

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering customers and assuring them that their data isn’t ...
22:51, 05/29/2019

Voice assistants are listening to you: How to delete Siri, Alexa and Google recordings Apple suspended a program that let third party contractors listen to your Siri recordings. Here's how to delete recordings from Siri, Alexa and Google       ...
01:00, 08/06/2019

Musicians lament reported loss of recordings in decade-old Universal fire Several big-name musicians voiced dismay on Wednesday that some of their recordings may have been among thousands of original masters that The New York Times Magazine reported were lost in the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot fire of 2008....
03:00, 06/13/2019

Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns over data privacy mount....
11:51, 08/03/2019

Lenovo shares a surprising 33 second video about the Motorola RAZR Forget the Samsung Galaxy Fold, many U.S. consumers have just one foldable device on their mind and that is the yet to be announced Motorola RAZR (2019). That's due to the nostalgia factor. The original RAZR V3 sold 130 million units worldwide just before the smartphone revolution began. Motorola fu...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Gal Gadot Gets Surprising Makeover in New Wonder Woman 1984 Poster Cue the Wonder Woman theme song! On Wednesday, director Patty Jenkins unveiled Gal Gadot's new superhero armor, and it's unlike anything we've ever seen her wear on the big......
05:17, 06/06/2019

Molly Ringwald's Surprising Career Path: Novel Translator She’s still acting—see her on soapy hit Riverdale—but the former teen icon has another skill up her sleeve: French translator. She talks about her first novel translation, hitting shelves this week....
15:51, 05/02/2019

Surprising and Delicious Foods You Can Make in a Rice Cooker For the past few years, the Instant Pot has been the sweetheart of the one-pot cooking world. But before it was the hot item on everyone’s registries, there was the rice cooker. But don’t let the name fool you: rice cookers cook more than just rice....
00:34, 06/15/2019

Saved by the Bell - The Surprising History of Safety Coffins Modern medicine is full of wonders and lifesaving, revolutionary methods - many of which are taken for granted.  ...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Neanderthals spent a surprising amount of time underwater Neanderthals’ bony ear growths – similar to “surfer’s ear” in modern water-loving humans – suggest they spent lots of time foraging in aquatic environments...
21:00, 08/14/2019

It's National Tequila Day (we swear). Here are a few surprising things you didn't know about it It's National Tequila Day -- yes, it's a thing, and no, we're not questioning it. In honor of the holiday, here are five things you might not have known about tequila....
15:17, 07/25/2019

Surprising Zheng advances to Silicon Valley final "China\u0027s Zheng Saisai moved into the final of the Silicon Valley Classic with another upset win in California on Saturday to keep alive her dream of a maiden WTA title."...
12:17, 08/04/2019

How to Delete Voice Recordings From Alexa, Google Assistant, Facebook Portal, and Siri We can control so many devices through voice interactions with digital assistants like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. This can be incredibly convenient, but it can also be nerve-wracking, knowing that technology companies now possess recordings of your voice and interactions....
16:00, 08/06/2019

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Apollo 11: Original Moon landing recordings bought for $217 in 1976 sold at auction for $1.82M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s have sold at auction for $1.82M....
22:17, 07/20/2019

Apple will suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to Siri recordings Apple Apple will temporarily suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to recordings of queries made to the voice assistant Siri, following a report that contractors "regularly" hear private and confidential information. Multiple reports confirm that Apple is tabling th...
09:51, 08/02/2019

Apollo 11: Former NASA intern bought original Moon landing recordings for $217, could be worth $2M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s could raise up to $2 million when they are auctioned this month....
23:51, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns over data privacy mount....
01:17, 08/03/2019

Huge iPhone 11 leak reveals surprising new details no one expected In all likelihood, we’re now less than one month away from Apple’s big press conference at which it will finally unveil the iPhone 11 series. Now believed to be named the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max (ugh), Apple’s next-generation iPhone lineup is expected to be ...
23:34, 08/15/2019

This German city had few foreigners. Then refugees changed it in some surprising ways. To some locals in a community on the Polish border, the refugees offer salvation after decades of devastating population decline. To others, the new arrivals could be the coup de grace for a city that was already struggling....
19:17, 07/18/2019

MLB Awards Watch: Historic MVP chase, surprising Cys and a new rookie phenom Christian Yelich and Cody Bellinger are still neck and neck, the Cy Young races are wide open and Houston's Yordan Alvarez is making a big push for some hardware....
18:34, 08/08/2019

Japan Posts Surprising Growth, but Economic Threats Loom The annualized rate of 1.8 percent was down from the previous quarter but still higher than expected. Trade wars, uncertain global prospects and a new consumption tax remain on the horizon....
03:00, 08/09/2019

Alaskan permafrost warming experiment produces surprising results Enlarge / The study took place near Denali National Park, pictured here. (credit: faungg's photos / flickr) Emissions from burning fossil fuels, cutting down forests, and agricultural practices aren't the only things that control how high atmospheric CO2 will go in the future. There are also feedb...
09:34, 07/04/2019

Bottas's German GP qualifying hindered by "surprising" brake issue Valtteri Bottas says a "surprising" brake issue hampered him in Formula 1 German Grand Prix qualifying, where he finished third behind Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen...
18:51, 07/27/2019

PGA Championship: Phil Mickelson’s surprising love affair with New York Phil Mickelson had played in two major championships in the New York Metropolitan area before he arrived to Bethpage Black for the 2002 U.S. Open. He’d competed in the 1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock and the 1997 PGA Championship at Winged Foot. But it was at that ’02 U.S. Open at Bethpage when the lov...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Berlin Balkan conference — a surprising breakthrough in the cards? Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron want to mediate in the Western Balkans. Their efforts could be of benefit to the region and Europe, says guest policy expert Christian Schwarz-Schilling....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Germany's surprising pick for the 2020 Oscars: 'System Crasher' A courageous decision for a courageous film: Nora Fingscheidt's debut film "System Crasher" has been selected to represent Germany at the 2020 Academy Awards. Here's why it's an unusual choice....
18:34, 08/22/2019

The Surprising and Special Meanings Behind All of the Royal Family Members' Names A royal by any other name would appear as non-traditional. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle introduced the world to the newest member of the royal family on Wednesday, after welcoming baby......
15:00, 05/12/2019

Domingo German, the Yankees’ Surprising Ace, Has an Ideally Flawed Mentor As he floundered last season, German sought out a stranger from his hometown in the Dominican Republic who knew all too well what it meant to stumble in the majors....
15:17, 07/17/2019

Trump sends surprising tweet, says NASA 'should not be talking about going to the Moon' NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!...
20:17, 06/07/2019

I took a 45-minute Peloton spin class every day and saw surprising results after 2 weeks Peloton, the stationary bike company that's recently exploded in popularity, filed to go public today. Data from last year suggests the company has surpassed the spin giant SoulCycle in customers. The $1,995 bike is equipped with a wifi-enabled touch-screen which allows you to join high-intensity s...
05:51, 06/06/2019

Diablo 4: Shocking Statistic From Blizzard, And Surprising Rumour About New Sequel Ex-Blizzard boss Mike Morhaime has been discussing the studio's portfolio of cancelled games, and it leads to some interesting questions about Diablo 4....
16:17, 07/07/2019

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to users having sex. “While we conduct a thorough review, we are suspending Siri grading globally,” the company told The Verge. “Additionally, as part of ...
12:51, 08/02/2019

Navy Recordings of Viral Sky Penis Incident Show Pilot Worried 'Balls Are Going to Be a Little Lopsided' In 2017, two creative Navy lieutenants cruising the sky of north-central Washington realized their jet’s contrails were especially thick and puffy, so they decided to make atmospheric artwork. Freshly released recordings give us a glimpse into the creators’ process.Read more......
18:51, 05/14/2019

Weekend Box Office: John Wick 3 ends Endgame in a surprising victory Admittedly, we were far more prepared to declare Avengers: Endgame’s dethroning at the hands of a certain king of the monsters, who stomps into theaters next weekend. Our assumptions, however, are indicative of a valuable box office lesson: Never underestimate the power of Keanu Reeves and a franchi...
17:51, 05/20/2019

Mystery radio waves from space tracked to a surprising home galaxy For the second time, astronomers have tracked a strange blast of radio waves from space to its host galaxy – and it is strangely different from the first one...
22:34, 06/27/2019

15 Surprising Facts About Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's New York Minute Well, 15 years went by in a new york minute. While Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen were walking the red carpet a the 2019 Met Gala on Monday night, 15 years ago, they were celebrating the......
16:00, 05/07/2019

The Surprising History Behind the Royal Family's Official and Unofficial Rules and Protocol Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have always done it their way. The new parents officially introduced their first child to the world, with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex presenting son......
04:00, 05/09/2019

Walker Lockett is Mets’ surprising answer for Noah Syndergaard injury ATLANTA — The Mets will bring in new blood in trying to fill Noah Syndergaard’s vacancy in the rotation. To that end, the team plans to call up right-hander Walker Lockett from Triple-A Syracuse to start Thursday night against the Cubs at Wrigley Field, according to industry sources. Lockett was 0-1...
16:51, 06/19/2019

Research reveals surprising relationship between climate change and fertility rate Climate change will shape every aspect of human life – often in complex ways. Take the question of deciding how many children to have, for example. A new analysis suggests that climate change could increase fertility rates in tropical countries, in turn magnifying the impacts of climate change on th...
19:17, 05/21/2019

There are surprising signs that Trump's maximum pressure on Iran could lead to talks To get there, however, Trump will have to navigate the greatest perils in U.S.-Iranian relations in recent memory – something he has done so far with a military restraint that has confounded his critics, Atlantic Council CEO Frederick Kempe writes...
23:17, 07/27/2019

6 surprising ways robots (and their anuses) are helping people live and work How many times in the past week do you think your life was affected by a robot? Unless you have a robot vacuum cleaner, you might say that robots had no real impact on your life. But you’re wrong. Let’s take a look at some of the ways robots are being used right now but that you probably have no ide...
19:51, 05/14/2019

The Cutest Thing You'll See All Day Is the Cast of Stranger Things Surprising Their Biggest Fans What's more surprising than coming face-to-face with a Demogorgon? Having the entire cast of Stranger Things pop up when you least expect it. Ahead of the July 4 launch of Stranger......
22:17, 08/02/2019

Many Marijuana Users Turn to the Drug for a Surprising Reason: Workout Fuel Most Americans don’t get anywhere near enough exercise — for all kinds of reasons. Some researchers have wondered whether a rise in the use of marijuana is one of them. “The stereotype is the kid on the couch eating Doritos, not being physically active,” says Angela Bryan, a ...
21:34, 05/07/2019

Tiger Woods burns John Daly with surprising cart complaint Tiger Woods did not wait until Thursday for his first shot at the PGA Championship. On Tuesday, Woods was asked his thoughts about John Daly receiving a waiver to use a cart at Bethpage Black. The everyman fan favorite has arthritis in his knee that he says prevents him from walking the entire cours...
16:51, 05/14/2019

Why did the Mets trade for Marcus Stroman? Surprising deal actually makes sense The Mets buying at the MLB trade deadline doesn't seem to make much sense on the surface, but there may be a method to their madness.       ...
11:17, 07/29/2019

Central banks around the world are surprising markets with aggressive rate cuts: Here's why Central banks in New Zealand, India and Thailand all announced larger-than-expected cuts to interest rates on Wednesday, furthering a global trend of monetary policy easing....
15:34, 08/07/2019

Islanders ink surprising draft pick Simon Holmstrom to three-year deal The New York Islanders’ surprising first-round pick is officially under contract. The team announced on Monday that Simon Holmstrom has agreed to a three-year, entry-level deal. Holmstrom was selected 23rd overall by the Isles in the 2019 NHL Draft last month, a pick many didn’t see comi...
19:17, 07/15/2019

From sorbet to tofu steaks: 12 chefs on surprising and delicious ways to use your freezer If you use your icebox purely for items from the frozen aisle you are missing a trick. Chefs and food writers on their favourite, most innovative ideasFor many of us, the freezer is for storing things from the frozen aisle and, at a push, a few spares (of milk and bread) to avoid late-night stumbles...
23:34, 08/21/2019

The surprising main reason 492 out of 500 people at one company chose iPhone over Android There are so many exciting new Android smartphones coming in 2019. In fact, several of the best ones have already been released. After two years with the same design, Samsung completely overhauled the Galaxy S10 series and gave it a new all-screen design with a hole-punch camera that people seem to ...
23:34, 05/31/2019

Does Kylie Jenner Miss Jordyn Woods? Hear Her Surprising Answer Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner keep moving on up. During Keeping Up With the Kardashians' most recent finale, audiences watched the sisters, reality stars and respectively......
17:00, 07/14/2019

Surprising ways the changing Earth shaped human evolution and society From the development of our remarkable brains to the geographic divides in the way we vote, our shape-shifting planet has guided the path of humanity...
20:00, 04/28/2019

It’s not just paychecks: The surprising society-wide benefits of raising the minimum wage With its effect on employment all but settled, researchers are looking at crime, mental health and even worker productivity to better understand the effects of higher earnings....
06:00, 07/09/2019

‘Stranger Things’ found to be Netflix’s second most popular show – and #1 is pretty surprising Stranger Things debuted on Netflix three years ago this week, and unless you’ve been living under a rock you’re probably aware that it’s exploded in popularity in a big way since then. In fact, when respondents to a new survey were asked to list their favorite shows on the streamin...
22:34, 07/16/2019

Japan Posts Surprising Growth but Global Uncertainty and Tax Bump Loom The Japanese economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the April-June quarter led by solid domestic demand, but a tax increase and global uncertainty could dim the outlook....
07:34, 08/09/2019

An influx of jewelry and bedding startups are selling candles now — here's why it's actually not a surprising move Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Nowadays, you won't only find candl...
06:51, 05/16/2019

Ex-teacher aides accused of verbally abusing students now suing media for making recordings public Two teacher aides who lost their jobs in West Virginia following allegations that they harassed special needs students are suing several media companies that disseminated a secret recording of the alleged verbal abuse....
14:51, 05/09/2019

Chris Harrison's Thoughts on Tyler Cameron and Gigi Hadid's Romance Are Actually Surprising How does Chris Harrison really feel about Tyler Cameron rebounding so quickly with Gigi Hadid? His perspective may shock you, especially if you think Tyler moved on a bit too fast after his Hannah......
03:34, 08/06/2019

Take-Two sees a surprising lift from GTA Online, reporting $540.4 million in revenues in June quarter Take-Two Interactive Software reported revenues today that beat analyst expectations for the first-fiscal quarter ended June 30. This means that revenues were surprisingly strong at a time when the video game publisher had no major releases. This also means that ongoing stalwarts such as Grand Theft...
07:34, 08/06/2019

The last time the Supreme Court was invited to overturn Roe v. Wade, a surprising majority was unwilling The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judged....
13:34, 05/30/2019

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter sent Brody Jenner a surprising birthday gift Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter sure know how to get a birthday present, sending Brody Jenner a surprising present for his 36th.        ...
00:34, 08/23/2019

14 Years Ago, Matador Painted a Surprising Serial Killer Story in a Rainbow of Color Whether it’s superheroes, historical fiction, or survival horror, you can tell any kind of story in comics. More importantly, because comics require freezing specific instances in time, creators can play with expectations from moment to moment. Matador—by Devin Grayson and Brian Stelfreeze—does that...
12:00, 08/15/2019

Morgan Stanley's rich clients withdrew a surprising amount from accounts to pay their taxes Wealthy clients liquidate some investments every year to cover their tax bill, so presumably this was higher than what Morgan Stanley has seen previously....
22:34, 07/18/2019

Universal Music Group disputes New York Times' claim that 500,000 master recordings were lost in 2008 fire Today, The New York Times’ published a breathtaking story alleging that Universal Music Group lost roughly 500,000 master recordings by iconic artists in the 2008 fire that scorched Universal Studios’ Hollywood lot. At the time, UMG downplayed the damage done, having told Deadline that there “was li...
22:17, 06/11/2019

Jennifer Garner told grads to insist on one surprising goal, above money, fame, marriage Jennifer Garner told grads at her alma mater that if they view life as a host of goals, they'll miss the present; all they really need is one goal.        ...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Universal Music fire: Sheryl Crow, Neil Young, Weezer and hundreds of artists’ recordings believed lost More than 700 names have been added to the list of musicians potentially affected by the highly-controversial Universal Studios Hollywood fire of 2008....
18:00, 06/26/2019

GWAR settles feud with Empire Records' Ethan Embry in surprising, tentative show of mercy Late last month, we reported on a long-simmering feud between extraterrestrial rock stars GWAR and Ethan Embry, who sought revenge for the band’s World Maggot eating his character Mark during a psychedelic daydream scene in 1995's Empire Records. The date of their threatened confrontation at thi...
21:51, 06/21/2019

‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 trailer has Anthony Mackie, Miley Cyrus and more surprising guest stars Netflix dropped a trailer and release date for Season 5 of the hit sci-fi anthology series “Black Mirror,” and like previous seasons, several stars have signed on for the new batch of episodes. Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie and Topher Grace are among the celebs who will explore the dark side of techno...
17:17, 05/15/2019

Surprising Secrets of Friends' Final Season Revealed: Lots of Tears, Personal Drama and the One Storyline the Cast Hated 10 years later and we've never gone on a break with this TV show. Friends wrapped its historic 10-year run on NBC on May 6, 2004, proving to be the final outing of TV's most......
12:51, 05/10/2019

Amazon Adds Voice Command for Alexa to Delete Voice Recordings Amazon is making it easier for customers of its Echo device to delete recordings of their own voices as consumer and regulatory privacy concerns regarding artificial intelligence assistants mount....
10:00, 05/30/2019

Google defends listening to “OK Google” queries after voice recordings leak Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
21:51, 07/11/2019

Constant Crying, a Coffee Addiction and a Paris Hilton Love Triangle: 33 Surprising Facts About Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen It's June 13 and most millennial women know what that means: It's the Olsen twins' birthday. Any true fan of the super-famous and super-private sisters doesn't need the......
14:51, 06/13/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
23:51, 07/11/2019

Surprising 1st half for Rangers: 'Totally on us' to sustain Rangers manager Woodward loves that expectations higher for his team; 'it's totally on us' to sustain       ...
01:17, 06/25/2019

Royal Baby Archie May Not Have a Royal Title, After All. Here’s Why That’s Not Surprising Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, born Monday, May 6, is entitled to be the Earl of Dumbarton. But when Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex finally announced the royal baby’s name on Wednesday, there was no honorary title in sight. Archie, who was first introduced to ...
03:17, 05/09/2019

Kia Confirms a Ute Is Definitely on Its Way to Australia Rumors about a potential Kia ute have been floating around for a while now, teasing the potential of something really damn fun. But things have actually finally been confirmed that there’s not only going to be a sweet beautiful ute—but that work is actually already in progress....
15:17, 07/30/2019

DxO confirms Nik Collection 2 Software company DxO has confirmed an update to its popular Nik Collection set of plugins.DxO bought the Nik Collection from Google two years ago, and gave the plugins an update last year. This latest Nik Collection 2.0 update adds 42 'En Vogue' presets to the 156 existing options, spread ...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Lexus confirms LC convertible The Japanese premium brand's sexiest car is about to go topless. Lexus says it's coming "in the near future," but judging by the prototype, it looks set to arrive very, very soon....
11:17, 07/15/2019

UK confirms participation in EU elections in May For the first time, the UK acknowledged it will take part in the upcoming EU elections, as there was not enough time for the government to get its Brexit deal approved. PM Theresa May said she deeply regretted the move....
20:34, 05/07/2019

AMD confirms its processors are immune to ZombieLoad AMD has taken the opportunity to twist the knife regarding Intel’s current security woes, reminding customers (and potential buyers) that it doesn’t suffer from any of the latest vulnerabilities to have plagued the latter’s chips. While at the same time, news has emerged that In...
11:17, 05/20/2019

Facebook confirms 'news tab' being launched in US Facebook has confirmed it will be launching a "news tab" in the US following reports it has begun to contact media companies to license their stories, but the company remains a competitor to most of them....
19:17, 08/09/2019

Ustwo confirms there will be a ‘Monument Valley 3’ Fans of the meditative, mobile puzzle game Monument Valley will soon have more obstacles to tackle. British game developer Ustwo confirmed on Twitter today [via a job posting] that there will be a Monument Valley 3. It's still early days, so there ar......
03:51, 08/01/2019

Lillard confirms rib injury, won't use it as excuse Portland's Damian Lillard confirmed Sunday that he separated a rib in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals but says the injury isn't affecting his play....
01:51, 05/20/2019

Google confirms it will push out more ads on mobile Google has just announced that it will soon start pushing out more ads on mobile to make it easier for Android and iOS users to find information about the products they want to purchase. The so-called Discovery ads will be rolled out to all advertisers globally later this year, as a new way to reach...
08:17, 05/15/2019

Boris Johnson Confirms Will Bid To Be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media......
22:34, 05/16/2019

Jaguar Confirms J-Pace SUV In The Works Jaguar has confirmed that the J-Pace SUV is in the works and a select few got a chance to see what the car is like. The J-Pace will be positioned above the F-Pace and it is likely to be underpinned by......
17:00, 07/24/2019

Trump confirms he is considering attempt to buy Greenland President says bid would be ‘essentially a real estate deal'Danish semi-autonomous territory has said it is not for saleDonald Trump has confirmed he is considering an attempt to buy Greenland for strategic reasons, though he said the idea is “not No1 on the burner”. Related: 'Friends, you're going ...
00:34, 08/19/2019

Kevin Durant confirms he’s off to the Nets All that’s left is for Kevin Durant to sign the dotted line. “The Boardroom,” Durant’s business TV show on ESPN, posted a social media video confirming Durant will sign a max contract with the Nets once the free-agent moratorium ends July 6. The terms of the contract were not inclu...
03:17, 07/01/2019

Senate confirms 9 more judicial nominees The Senate on Wednesday confirmed nine more of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees to the federal bench. The judicial confirmations come as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has called for the Senate to confirm 19 judges before it leaves Washington for a monthlong recess at the end of this wee...
03:17, 08/01/2019

Ford confirms it will build a car using VW's EV architecture What was once rumored is now official: Ford is going to use VW's electric car platform, called MEB, for some of its own battery-powered vehicles. The announcement builds on the "global alliance" that the pair announced back in January. Ford says it w......
23:17, 07/12/2019

BMW confirms 3 Series Gran Turismo axe BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo BMW Group boss says roomy hatchback version of 3 Series won't be replaced BMW has confirmed that it won’t replace the 3 Series Gran Turismo, with the decision part of a major cost-cutting efficiency drive. The hatchback version of its best-selling executive saloon was la...
12:51, 05/07/2019

StockX confirms it was hacked (updated) StockX's warning of "suspicious activity" appears to have stemmed from a serious data breach. TechCrunch has learned through a black market data seller that a hacker stole 6.8 million records from the shoe trading site in May, including names, email......
08:17, 08/04/2019

BT confirms plans to shut 270 offices BT is pressing ahead with plans to shut down as many as 270 offices in a major restructure that will see 13,000 jobs cut.The programme was announced by former CEO Gavin Patterson in May and will see 13,000 jobs cut, mainly in back office and middle management roles, and a move to base its operations...
12:34, 06/06/2019

Woodstock co-founder on failed 50th: 'It's not been surprising that we weren't able to pull this off' After Woodstock organizers called off the 50th anniversary concerts, co-founder Michael Lang summed up the drama: “It’s been a really bizarre trip.”        ...
22:34, 08/05/2019

Mauritania’s constitutional council confirms new president NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) —   Mauritania’s constitutional council has confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country’s president-elect. The council announced Monday that Ould Ghazouania had been elected to a five-year term. He is to be inaugurated on August 1. Ould Ghazouani, 62, a re...
16:51, 07/01/2019

Honda confirms UK car factory closure in 2021 Thousands of workers at the Japanese car manufactuer's plant in Swindon are set to lose their jobs. Honda's president previously said that the move had nothing to do with the United Kingdom's exit from the EU....
20:17, 05/13/2019

HBO Confirms the Game of Thrones Coffee Cup Was 'A Mistake' A modern, 21st-century coffee cup appeared on Game of Thrones season 8 episode 4 "The Last of the Starks". In a statement on Monday, HBO confirmed that it was "a mistake" and tried to have a......
10:17, 05/07/2019

Senate confirms Kelly Craft as US ambassador to the UN The Senate confirmed Kelly Craft to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, despite scathing criticism of the nominee from Democrats. The vote was 56 to 34, with just five Democrats voting in the affirmative. Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) Jeanne Sha...
05:51, 08/01/2019

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil's Del Nero FIFA's appeal committee has rejected an appeal by former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero against his life ban from the sport, the global soccer body said on Monday....
19:51, 05/27/2019

Lil Nas X Confirms He's Gay: 'Deadass Thought I Made It Obvious' On the final day of Pride Month—and fresh from wrapping up a set at the Glastonbury music festival in the U.K. this weekend—rapper Lil Nas X officially came out as gay....
16:51, 07/01/2019

| IFA confirms life ban for ex-Brazil football chief FIFA's appeals committee has upheld a lifetime ban issued to the former head of the Brazilian football federation, Marco Polo Del Nero, for bribery and corruption....
20:34, 05/27/2019

QB Rodgers confirms 'Game of Thrones' cameo Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has long been a fan of the hit show "Game of Thrones," and he confirmed in an Instagram post that he made a cameo appearance in Sunday night's episode....
13:34, 05/13/2019

Liverpool’s Alisson set to be out for ‘next few weeks’, confirms Klopp • Goalkeeper injured calf in 4-1 win over Norwich• Andy Lonergan to sign short-term deal as coverLiverpool have been dealt a sizeable blow after Alisson was ruled out for a “few weeks” with the calf injury he suffered in Friday’s win over Norwich.The opening-day victory was marred by Jürgen Klopp’s ...
03:17, 08/13/2019

The Latest: NWS confirms EF2 tornado in southern Oklahoma GERONIMO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Southern Plains (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Authorities have confirmed a tornado with winds up to 130 mph (209 kph) touched down in southern Oklahoma. The National Weather Service says the EF2 twister Saturday morning traveled for about a h...
03:17, 05/19/2019

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above aren’t just exclusive to Facebook, however. Users across Facebook’s suite of properties &md...
10:34, 07/04/2019

Apple confirms it acquired a self-driving car startup The latest self-driving firm to be consolidated is Drive.ai. The startup has been working on AI tech for autonomous vehicles for a few years, but found itself low on cash in an increasingly competitive market. Now, just as the San Francisco Chronicle......
10:00, 06/26/2019

Mauritania’s electoral commission confirms Ghazouani win NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Mauritania’s electoral commission has declared that the candidate backed by the outgoing president has won the country’s weekend election. The winner of the presidential race is Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, a retired general who served as Mauritania’s defen...
12:34, 06/24/2019

Huawei confirms Honor TV will be first device to run HarmonyOS On stage at the Huawei Developer Conference (HDC 2019) in Dongguan, Huawei’s CEO Richard Yu confirmed that tomorrow (August 10) the world should expect an Honor TV announcement. Having just announced Huawei’s new cross-device operating system, HarmonyOS, a potential alternative to...
21:17, 08/09/2019

China confirms it seized UK consulate employee An employee of the United Kingdom’s consulate in Hong Kong was arrested in mainland China, the two governments confirmed, amid tensions over protests in the former British colony....
22:34, 08/21/2019

Ubisoft confirms 'Watch Dogs Legion' will be at E3 Ubisoft has confirmed reports about the next entry in its open world hacker franchise. It is entitled Watch Dogs Legion, the developer has confirmed in a tweet that also contains a short teaser showing the game's logo. The company has also alluded to......
18:17, 06/05/2019

Senate confirms Kelly Craft as U.N. ambassador The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Kelly Craft to become the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, filling a role left vacant since Nikki Haley's resignation in December....
01:51, 08/01/2019

U.S. Senate confirms former Delta exec to head FAA The U.S. Senate voted by a 52 to 40 vote on Wednesday to confirm former Delta Air Lines executive Stephen Dickson to head the Federal Aviation Administration....
18:34, 07/24/2019

WhatsApp confirms that ads will start appearing in the app in 2020 You know that one episode of Black Mirror where everyone can’t even go to sleep without watching an ad that covers their entire bedroom? Well, we’re one step closer to that reality today, as Facebook has confirmed that ads will arrive in its app as part of Statuses (which are the equival...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Amazon Confirms It Keeps Alexa Transcripts You Can't Delete Next time you use Amazon Alexa to message a friend or order a pizza, know that the recording could be stored indefinitely, even if you ask to delete it. Read more......
01:00, 07/04/2019

Libya confirms it rescued 87 migrants in Mediterranean Libya's navy has confirmed it rescued 87 Europe-bound migrants, including six women and a child, off the country's Mediterranean coast, following a video released by a German aid group about the disaster....
12:51, 05/24/2019

| McIlroy confirms participation in Scottish Open Rory McIlroy has confirmed his participation in the Scottish Open with the four-time Major champion bringing further star power to the Renaissance Club....
19:51, 05/22/2019

| WATCH: Boris Johnson confirms will bid to be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media reported....
20:51, 05/16/2019

Nissan confirms plan to cut 12,500 jobs globally Japanese firm will cut jobs and trim model range, while investing in autonomous and electrified technology Nissan will reduce its production capacity and model range, and axe around 12,500 jobs worldwide, in a bid to turn its fortunes around. The major restructure, which was first reported by the N...
12:17, 07/25/2019

Deutsche Telekom Q2 in line, confirms guidance Deutsche Telekom on Thursday reported in-line growth in the second quarter and confirmed its guidance for the year as it pushes to complete the $26 billion takeover by U.S. unit T-Mobile of competitor Sprint....
08:00, 08/08/2019

Nintendo confirms that the Switch XL will not be coming out in 2019 The rumors were true. Nintendo is indeed launching the Nintendo Switch Lite this September for $199, removing the device’s signature ability to “switch” between a portable system and a home console. It’ll make Nintendo a great deal of money, and there’s undoubtedly an a...
06:34, 07/11/2019

U.S. Senate confirms former Delta executive to head FAA The U.S. Senate voted 52-to-40 along party lines on Wednesday to confirm former Delta Air Lines executive Stephen Dickson to head the Federal Aviation Administration, an agency that has faced scrutiny relating to safety over the past year....
19:34, 07/24/2019

UK's May formally confirms resignation as Conservative leader British Prime Minister Theresa May formally notified her Conservative Party on Friday that she had resigned as party leader, opening the way for a succession contest that will determine the country's next prime minister....
18:34, 06/07/2019

Trump Confirms Immigration Raids Set For The Weekend US President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency will launch raids across the country this weekend to round up thousands of undocumented......
21:51, 07/12/2019

Twitter for Mac App Is Coming Back, Company Confirms Twitter has announced that it will be bringing back "Twitter to Mac" with help from Apple's Project Catalyst, Pro, which is Apple's initiative to help developers port their iOS apps into Mac....
08:51, 06/17/2019

McLaren confirms new Ultimate Series speedster Open-cockpit car, revealed exclusively by Autocar, is due in 2020 and designed for 'pure driving pleasure' McLaren has confirmed that it is developing a new limited-run two-seat open-cockpit roadster as its next Ultimate Series model, as revealed exclusively by Autocar. The yet-to-be-named new mach...
10:51, 08/19/2019

Mi A3 Set to Launch in India on August 21, Xiaomi Confirms Mi A3 launch date in India is set for August 21, Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain announced on social media. The phone debuted in Spin last month with a starting price of EUR 249......
13:17, 08/13/2019

Audi confirms six new RS models to be revealed this year Audi's SUV-focused RS expansion will include hot Q3, Q3 Sportback and Q8, plus new RS6 Avant and RS7 Sportback Audi Sport will significantly broaden its line-up in the next year, with a new preview image showing the number of new RS models due to launch before 2019 is out. The darkened shot shows s...
13:00, 08/07/2019

Study confirms that, yes, a nuclear war between the US and Russia would be the end of days It might sound silly to think that a nuclear war between the United States and Russia would be anything but the apocalypse, but for scientists studying climate and atmosphere, the changes such a conflict could bring to our planet are a worthy subject of study. Now, a new paper published in the Journ...
06:51, 08/20/2019

Nintendo confirms its plans for Gamescom 2019 Gamescom 2019 is fast approaching and Nintendo has now revealed what its on and offline plans for the show will be. Gamescom itself runs from August 20 to August 24 but the majority of Nintendo’s online activity will take place between the 20th and 22nd. Across these dates, those not att...
17:17, 08/03/2019

Man U midfielder Herrera confirms leaving club Midfielder Ander Herrera confirmed he's leaving Manchester United after its season ends this weekend        ...
13:00, 05/11/2019

Pompeo confirms Trump sent Kim Jong Un letter Mike Pompeo, the U.S. secretary of state, on Sunday confirmed reports that President Trump sent North Korea’s Kim Jong Un a letter that was described by Kim in foreign reports as “excellent.”...
07:34, 06/24/2019

Senate confirms Kelly Craft as US ambassador to UN The Senate has confirmed Kelly Craft to become the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations despite Democratic concerns about her inexperience and potential conflicts of interest....
03:51, 08/01/2019

Kerr confirms KD out remainder of Rockets series Golden State's Kevin Durant suffered a mild strain to his right calf and will miss the rest of the Warriors' Western Conference semifinal series with the Houston Rockets, the team said Thursday. He will be reevaluated next week....
02:51, 05/10/2019

HBO confirms no ‘Game of Thrones’ sequels are currently in development Game of Thrones may be over for the time being, and many fans are still licking their wounds after what they’ve had to endure in season 8, but George R.R. Martin’s universe will continue to deliver new stories in the coming years. But an Arya spinoff following her as she travels west of ...
03:34, 05/23/2019

The Moto Z4 Force isn't happening, Motorola confirms The Moto Z2 Force isn't getting a successorRumors floating around earlier this month pointed towards the existence of a flagship Moto Z4 Force. Adding further fuel to the fire was a retail listing this week that specifically mentioned Motorola’s rumored flagship. But now the Chicago-based brand has ...
17:34, 05/31/2019

Senate confirms Landau as ambassador to Mexico The U.S. Senate confirmed attorney Christopher Landau as ambassador to Mexico on Thursday, filling a position important to negotiations on trade and immigration but which has been vacant for more than a year....
06:51, 08/02/2019

The 2019 Emmys Will Not Have a Host, Fox Boss Confirms The Emmys are taking a cue from the Oscars and going hostless this year. Fox CEO Charlie Collier confirmed during Fox's TV Critics Association press tour that the 2019 Emmys will......
23:34, 08/07/2019

Art Looks Better in Private Collections The sale of Sotheby’s this week to a French billionaire takes one of the few listed art companies off the market. But such stocks haven’t lived up to investment hopes anyway....
22:51, 06/21/2019

Spoilers! Tom Hanks explains that surprising 'Toy Story 4' ending: 'It's pretty profound' After four "Toy Story" films with Woody, Buzz and the gang, Tom Hanks explains a major life decision made in the Pixar movie's finale. (Spoilers!)        ...
22:51, 06/22/2019

Airbus confirms deliveries rose 28% in first half of 2019 Airbus confirmed on Tuesday that its deliveries rose by 28% in the first half of the year, putting it ahead of Boeing for the first time in eight years as the U.S. planemaker sees no immediate end to the grounding of its 737 MAX....
01:34, 07/10/2019

HealthEquity confirms offer to buy WageWorks for $50.50 per share in cash HealthEquity Inc on Tuesday confirmed its offer to acquire WageWorks Inc in a deal valuing the administrator of employee benefits at about $2.01 billion....
21:51, 04/30/2019

Motorola confirms Android 9.0 Pie for Moto Z2 Force comes with 5G mod support in the US Motorola has already kicked off the Android 9.0 Pie roll-out to the Moto Z2 Force almost three weeks ago, but the update was only available in two countries initially – Brazil and India. Today, Motorola announced the Android 9.0 Pie update for Moto Z2 Force is available in the United States, or at l...
22:00, 06/22/2019

The Latest: US military confirms rocket near embassy in Iraq The U.S. military command that oversees the Mideast has confirmed an explosion outside the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad and says there are no U.S. or coalition casualties...
03:34, 05/20/2019

Yemen: UAE confirms withdrawal from port city of Hodeidah Move is a significant moment in Yemen’s civil war, but officials say UAE remains in Saudi-led coalition against HouthisThe United Arab Emirates has announced a “strategic redeployment” from the port city of Hodeidah in Yemen, as well as a more limited tactical retreat elsewhere in the country – mark...
12:51, 07/09/2019

Seafloor survey confirms earthquake risk near Istanbul By analyzing shifts in the seafloor, scientists were able to confirm, for the first time, the presence of significant tectonic strain along the North Anatolian fault in the Sea of Marmara....
22:51, 07/09/2019

Senate confirms Craft as ambassador to the United Nations The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Kelly Craft, a Republican donor who is currently ambassador to Canada, as ambassador to the United Nations, despite opposition from Democrats who criticized President Donald Trump's nominee as too inexperienced for the post....
00:17, 08/01/2019

Google confirms ads are coming to your Discover feed for the first time If you're one of the few people who wish for more advertisements across Google platforms, you're in luck. The search giant announced this week a whole heap of new ads that will be served up across a number of its mobile services. The personalized Dis......
00:00, 05/16/2019

WhatsApp confirms it's been targeted by spyware. That's exactly its customers fear The Financial Times reported Monday that an Israel-based company was able to successfully install malware that could have been used for surveillance on phone calls made over the app....
06:17, 05/14/2019

Monsoon confirms £10m landlord profit share offer Troubled high street fashion retailer Monsoon Accessorize has confirmed it is launching a so-called company voluntary arrangement (CVA) to help the group return to profitability....
07:51, 06/21/2019

Vale board confirms interim head Bartolomeo as CEO Brazilian miner Vale SA , the biggest iron ore producer, announced on Monday that its board has confirmed Eduardo Bartolomeo as the company's chief executive....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Dani Alves confirms PSG departure, destination unknown "Dani Alves announced he was leaving Paris St-Germain on Sunday, just hours after captaining Brazil to a 5-0 win over Peru in the Copa America and chipping in with a goal."...
10:34, 06/23/2019

White House confirms Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un On Sunday, Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency reported Trump had sent Kim an “excellent” letter and said Kim would “seriously contemplate” the content....
02:51, 06/24/2019

Guardian broke even last year, parent company confirms Growing digital revenues and reader contributions help Guardian News & Media to operational profit of £800,000The Guardian’s parent company has confirmed it hit its financial break-even target, as revenue rose to £224.5m in the last financial year, aided by growth in digital revenues and increased c...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Senate confirms former lobbyist Esper as secretary of defense The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent top official....
19:51, 07/23/2019

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of the country, the national food safety agency said....
18:51, 07/04/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Milley as chairman of Joint Chiefs The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to confirm four-star Army General Mark Milley as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, President Donald Trump's most senior uniformed military adviser....
00:51, 07/26/2019

U.S. president confirms no withdrawal from security pact: Japan Japan's top government spokesman said on Tuesday the United States has confirmed its defense treaty with Japan after a report suggested U.S. President Donald Trump considered withdrawing from the pact....
10:51, 06/25/2019

It's a Boy! Prince Harry Confirms Meghan Markle Has Given Birth to a Son Royal watchers, he’s here! After Buckingham Palace announced that Meghan, Duchess of Sussex went into labor early on Monday morning, Prince Harry has confirmed (via the Associated Press) that the newest member of the British royal family has arrived!...
16:17, 05/06/2019

Xbox confirms Project Scarlett is the only console it has in the works Xbox this week revealed that, contrary to popular rumor, we aren’t going to be getting multiple models of next-generation Xbox after all — meaning there’s no xCloud console in development. We’re also not likely to see cloud gaming consoles for quite some time. A persistent rumor surrounding the next...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Study confirms heart benefit of soy as FDA reviews this claim (Reuters Health) - U.S. regulators should continue to recommend soy protein as part of a heart-healthy diet because it helps lower cholesterol, researchers conclude from an analysis of dozens of studies done in the past two decades....
22:51, 07/16/2019

Hungary confirms plan to buy medium-range missiles from US BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s prime minister has confirmed his country’s plans to buy medium-range air defense missiles from the United States. Viktor Orban said Friday on state radio that it is too soon to give more details about the deal, but that “the construction of the mo...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Jaguar confirms that the I-Pace team is building an electric XJ While announcing plans to build a "range" of electrified vehicles at its Castle Bromwich, UK plant, Jaguar confirmed that the first new EV to roll off the line there will be an all-electric version of its flaship sedan, the XJ. Development of the new......
21:00, 07/06/2019

Boris Johnson confirms bid for leadership of Conservative Party At a business conference in Manchester, former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that he would be standing for the leadership of the Conservative Party. He's the third to confirm a bid to succeed Theresa May....
17:17, 05/16/2019

Jaguar confirms new XJ and electric car plans in big UK car building boost News 5 Jul, 2019 Jaguar has confirmed that the next generation XJ will feature an all-electric powertrain, and it will be built in the UK at Castle Bromwich...
14:00, 07/05/2019

North Korea confirms third weapons test in just over a week North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country's ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there....
01:17, 08/03/2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjær confirms David de Gea will keep place against Huddersfield • Manchester United manager says Sergio Romero is injured• Solskjær says club can attract players without top-four finishThe Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær has said David de Gea will not be dropped at Huddersfield despite his poor recent form – although he added that his deputy, Sergi...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Senate confirms Craft as ambassador to United Nations The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Kelly Craft, a Republican donor who is currently ambassador to Canada, as ambassador to the United Nations, despite opposition from Democrats who criticized President Donald Trump's nominee as too inexperienced for the post....
10:51, 08/01/2019

AP source confirms Panik expected to sign with Capitals A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirms to The Associated Press that free agent forward Richard Panik is expected to sign with the Washington Capitals       ...
07:51, 07/01/2019

US Senate Confirms Mark Esper As New Defense Secretary The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Mark Esper as the next secretary of defense, nearly seven months after the surprise resignation of Jim Mattis over policy differences with President Donald Trump....
19:51, 07/23/2019

Senate confirms Esper as new Secretary of Defense in 90-8 vote The Senate confirmed former Army Lt. Col. Mark Esper as Secretary of Defense Tuesday, making him the first permanent Pentagon boss since James Mattis resigned last December....
20:51, 07/23/2019

Trump Confirms Missile Exploded During Testing in Russia President Trump on Monday appeared to confirm reports that an advanced nuclear cruise missile had exploded during testing in Russia, saying on Monday night that the U.S. was “learning much” from the incident....
12:17, 08/13/2019

CDC confirms 981 measles cases in U.S., now highest count since 1992 The 981 U.S. measles cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday is an increase by 41 from the previous report last week....
22:00, 06/03/2019

TikTok's parent company confirms plans for a smartphone Yes, the company behind TikTok really is making a smartphone. ByteDance has confirmed that's producing a handset in a "continuation" of a project from Chinese phone maker Smartisan. Details of the phone itself are scarce, but ByteDance had obtained......
15:51, 07/29/2019

Research Confirms That ‘Black Don’t Crack’—and the Secret Is in Our Bones Something strange has been happening lately; every time I’m out with my mother, without fail, someone asks in earnest if we are sisters....
20:51, 06/12/2019

Russia confirms Lavrov-Pompeo meeting next week MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat is confirming that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meet next week in Finland at a time of simmering tensions between the two countries over the crisis in Venezuela. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted ...
13:17, 05/03/2019

AP source confirms Connolly expected to sign with Panthers A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirms to The Associated Press that free agent forward Brett Connolly is expected to sign with the Florida Panthers. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the NHL’s free agency period doesn’t open until Monday. Edmonton r...
05:51, 07/01/2019

Volkswagen Confirms Participation At The 2020 Auto Expo After missing out on the Auto Expo in 2018, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it will participate in the 2020 Auto Expo which is all set to be held from February 7 2020....
06:51, 08/14/2019

Ed Sheeran Confirms He's Married on New Album No.6 Collaborations Project After months of speculation, Ed Sheeran has officially confirmed he's off the market. The 28-year-old crooner revealed the big news on his new album No.6 Collaborations Project, which......
15:34, 07/12/2019

Nasdaq confirms correction, bond yields fall further The Nasdaq confirmed it was in a correction on Monday as stocks extended their recent sell-off, and the continued flight to safe-haven assets pushed 10-year U.S. Treasury yields to their lowest since September 2017....
00:34, 06/04/2019

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems Taiwan confirms it has submitted a request to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in a major potential arms sale that could worsen China-U.S. frictions...
07:51, 06/06/2019

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it's locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase of its Europa Clipper mission, which will send a spacecraft to the Jovian moon to determine if it could su......
06:00, 08/21/2019

Biden camp confirms he supports abortion funding ban The presidential campaign team for former Vice President Joe Biden said that the Democratic contender supports the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for certain abortions....
05:17, 06/06/2019

Publisher confirms Halperin book despite intense criticism Mark Halperin’s planned book about the 2020 election has been officially announced amid protests that the “Game Change” co-author hasn’t earned a second chance since facing multiple allegations of sexual harassment...
07:51, 08/20/2019

Disney+ confirms 'Ms. Marvel,' 'She-Hulk' TV shows in the works At its D23 event this weekend, Disney is revealing a lot more about its plans for the Disney+ streaming service and has confirmed several new Marvel TV shows that are on the way. In addition to ones we'd heard about like The Falcon and Winter Soldier......
11:00, 08/24/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador's residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador....
14:17, 05/10/2019

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in central Darfur region of Sudan The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in Sudan's central Darfur region earlier this week....
15:17, 06/13/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters gathered in the capital in protest at the result....
12:34, 05/21/2019

Ava DuVernay confirms that Darkseid and The Female Furies will both be in DC's New Gods You’d be forgiven for forgetting, for however briefly, that Warner Bros. is still making DC Comics superhero movies; the entertainment giant straight-up whiffed on Comic-Con this year, allowing Marvel to suck up all the oxygen in the room, and depriving Wonder Woman fans of life-giving teasers and t...
04:51, 08/01/2019

OnePlus TV to Debut First in India Next Month, CEO Pete Lau Confirms OnePlus TV will launch first in India, and then launch it in North America, Europe and China after establishing partnerships with content providers in those regions....
12:34, 08/21/2019

The sky's the limit: A-Cold-Wall confirms its ascent with new collection Samuel Ross’s brand stood out at LFWM on Monday - thanks to the designer extending the invite to young people, along with celebritiesFashion label A-Cold-Wall - set up five years ago - was the highlight of the last day of the London fashion week men’s shows in London. While not yet a household name,...
15:51, 06/11/2019

Fifa confirms appointment of Fatma Samoura in Africa Fifa confirms the appointment of its general secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'General Delegate for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
14:51, 06/20/2019

Reports: Vikings TE Rudolph confirms five-year offer After weeks of trade rumors and prior broken-down negotiations over a contract extension, Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph confirmed a report that the team has offered him a five-year extension, according to multiple reports Wednesday....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Google confirms Huawei users will still have access to some of its services Huawei smartphone users who didn't follow the tech news over the weekend will probably have a shock, when they'll learn that Google is taking steps to prevent the Chinese company from getting Android updates and Google services on its phones.Although the initial report claimed Huawei smartphone will...
09:51, 05/20/2019

Walmart confirms it is weighing an IPO for British supermarket Asda Walmart has confirmed it is considering an IPO for British supermarket arm Asda, after its proposed merger with domestic rival Sainsbury's was blocked by the U.K. regulator....
13:34, 05/15/2019

Germany confirms, Syria still unsafe for asylum-seekers Germany will continue providing refuge to Syrian asylum-seekers, the Interior Ministry has said. It refuted earlier reports that some applicants from war-torn Syria could receive lower levels of protection....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Huawei confirms July launch of first 5G phone, the Mate 20 X 5G Huawei's innovative folding Mate X was delayed from its original June ship date, leaving the more conventional Mate 20 X 5G to become its first 5G phone.Read More...
22:51, 07/11/2019

Evo founder confirms Riot is working on a new fighting game Riot Games is working on a new fighting game that it hopes will appeal to a wide audience. Tom Cannon, the founder of the Evolution Championship Series who now works for Riot, confirmed the news on Friday at EVO 2019. The game will be the first all-n......
11:17, 08/03/2019

China confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has confirmed its economy czar will go to Washington as scheduled this week for trade negotiations despite President Donald Trump’s threat of new tariff hikes in a fight over Beijing’s technology ambitions. Tuesday’s announcement indicated Be...
11:51, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Spain confirms Lopez at embassy in Caracas Spain’s government has confirmed that Venezuelan opposition activist Leopoldo López is at the Spanish embassy in the Caracas following an attempted military uprising on Tuesday...
10:34, 05/01/2019

Vivo Z1 Pro Set to Launch in India on July 3, Company Confirms Vivo Z1 Pro will be launched on July 3 in India, the Chinese smartphone maker has confirmed. The launch date is now listed on the official teaser page for the smartphone on the company's website....
14:34, 06/20/2019

North Korea confirms third rocket test in just over a week North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country's ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there....
04:17, 08/03/2019

Honda confirms Swindon factory closure following consultation Honda's Swindon plant produces 150,000 cars per year Japanese manufacturer says no "viable alternative" could be found to keep plant open; 3500 workers set to lose jobs Honda has confirmed that it will close its manufacturering plant in Swindon in 2021, saying that it could not identify any "via...
17:34, 05/13/2019

PlayStation CEO confirms PS5 backwards compatibility, SSD and 4K/120Hz output Sony PlayStation may not be a part of next week’s E3 2019 video game convention, but that won’t stop the company from making waves. In a recent interview, PlayStation’s new CEO Jim Ryan gave even more details about the company’s next home console, the PS5. In an inte...
03:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Craft as ambassador to United Nations The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Kelly Craft, a Republican donor who is currently ambassador to Canada, as ambassador to the United Nations, despite opposition from Democrats who criticized President Donald Trump's nominee as too inexperienced for the post....
02:51, 08/01/2019

Senate confirms Esper as Trump's next secretary of defense The Senate confirmed Secretary of the Army Mark Esper in a bipartisan vote Tuesday, officially making him President Trump's second secretary of defense....
02:17, 07/24/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a patient has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year.  The ministry said Tuesday the patient is a Congolese woman in a district near the C...
20:51, 06/11/2019

Maserati confirms UK prices for hardcore Levante GTS and Trofeo Both variants of new super-SUV to arrive in autumn packing a 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V8; Launch Edition priced at £160,000 Maserati has confirmed the new GTS and Trofeo variants of its Levante SUV will be coming to the UK, with prices starting from £104,900. Both models share a Ferrari-derived...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Fiat Chrysler Confirms Merger Talks With Renault Fiat Chrysler has made a -transformative merger- proposal to French peer Renault, the Italian carmaker said on Monday, in a deal which would create a world leader and help address some of the......
10:17, 05/27/2019

Bruce confirms talks with Newcastle over managerial vacancy "Sheffield Wednesday boss Steve Bruce confirmed he has held talks with Newcastle United over the vacant manager\u0027s post but said he is waiting for both clubs to agree a compromise deal."...
21:00, 07/13/2019

British Council confirms arrest of its Iranian staffer The British Council is confirming that a woman who Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of spying for Britain is an Iranian national employed by the group....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
17:00, 06/20/2019

Apple is trying to make web ads truly private Apple's privacy push is extending to an area where you might not expect it: web ad tracking. The company's John Wilander has outlined a new system, Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, that would help marketers track the success of ads without t......
18:00, 05/22/2019

You can own a private island just outside NYC for $13 million A private island just 30 minutes from Manhattan has hit the market for $13 million. Columbia Island is located just off of New Rochelle in Westchester, surrounded by the waters of the Long Island Sound. It’s just a short boat ride from The Bronx’s City Island and 30 minutes from Midtown ...
16:51, 06/11/2019

Behind the scenes at a private jet factory At Bombardier's Centre of Excellence on the outskirts of Montreal, Canada, the cabin interiors of luxurious private jets come into being. Take a look behind the scenes....
21:17, 06/12/2019

Here's Why There's a Whole Private Air Force in Texas If you had to guess which state contains a private air force, you would guess Texas. You just would. Airborne Tactical Advantage, located near Fort Worth, Texas, has an inventory of more than 90 fighter and attack jets, contracting them to the U.S. military to role play as aggressor aircraft—includi...
04:34, 05/04/2019

What you get on a private island for $100,000 a night Banwa Private Island is an all-inclusive luxury retreat in the Philippines that has six villas, a restaurant, unlimited spa treatments and more.        ...
17:34, 05/08/2019

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day Enlarge / The forward end of the International Space Station is pictured showing portions of five modules. From right to left is a portion of the U.S. Destiny laboratory module linking forward to the Harmony module. Attached to the port side of Harmony (left foreground) is the Kibo laboratory module...
00:17, 06/08/2019

Private banking across the decades Euromoney’s coverage of private banking since our launch in 1969 reflects the changes in the industry itself. The first 30 years were dominated by Swiss banks – and trying to get into their inner sanctums. The last two decades have seen the evolution of wealth management into a truly global business...
21:17, 04/28/2019

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over Lake Mahopac in Carmel, NY, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Massaro House and 10-acre Petre Island are on the market for $12.9 million. The home was bui...
15:18, 07/06/2019

The VA is improving because it's using more private healthcare Recently, the battle over the future of veterans healthcare increased in intensity because arguably the two most prominent politicians in the country weighed in on the issue, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump....
21:34, 06/19/2019

You can buy this private island near NYC for $13 million Owner Al Sutton recently listed Columbia Island near NYC for sale, and if you have the $13 million to fork out, Sutton is throwing in neighboring Pea Island to sweeten the deal....
23:00, 06/24/2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very different corporate cultures and have thrived, in par...
19:17, 08/03/2019

China confirms vice-premier Liu He will visit US for trade talks Attendance of chief negotiator reduces fears of collapse of discussions after Trump tweetsChina’s chief trade negotiator will travel to Washington this week, according to the commerce ministry, tempering fears that talks to resolve a protracted trade war between the US and Beijing had been scuppered...
14:51, 05/07/2019

Kerala Student, 23, Infected With Nipah, Confirms Government: 10 Points A 23-year-old man admitted in a private hospital in Kerala's Ernakulam has been tested positive for the deadly Nipah virus, which killed 17 people last year. The National Institute of Virology, which......
07:51, 06/04/2019

Marouane Chamakh: Former Arsenal and Morocco striker confirms retirement Former Morocco international Marouane Chamakh confirms his retirement from football at the age of 35 after not playing for almost two-and-a-half years....
17:34, 05/26/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended Rosen for the job to President Donald Trump....
21:34, 05/16/2019

David Silva confirms he will leave Manchester City at end of next season • Midfielder will depart after 10 years at the club• ‘City were talking about two more years,’ player saysDavid Silva has laid out his intentions to leave Manchester City at the end of next season. The 33-year-old, who has amassed 395 appearances for the club, says the 2019-20 campaign will be his l...
03:00, 06/26/2019

North Korea confirms another test of rocket launcher system North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country’s ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there...
03:17, 08/03/2019

Franck Ribery confirms he will leave Bayern Munich at end of season Bayern announced that the 36-year-old forward will be leaving the club on its website. The former French international made more than 400 appearances in 12 years with the German club....
13:17, 05/05/2019

Steve Bruce confirms Newcastle talks after confrontation with angry fan • Bruce approached by Sheffield Wednesday fan during game• ‘I’ve got to take stock … it’s in the hands of both clubs now’Steve Bruce has confirmed he has held talks with Newcastle about succeeding Rafael Benítez after an angry Sheffield Wednesday fan confronted him on the touchline during his side’s...
23:17, 07/13/2019

The Latest: Dem leader confirms climate bill lacks support SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Republican state senators in Oregon over a proposed climate legislation (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick confirms that the landmark climate bill that sparked a walkout by Republicans is likely dead for this legislative se...
23:51, 06/25/2019

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tuesday....
13:51, 06/04/2019

EFL confirms Bury will start League One season with 12-point deduction • Club enters company voluntary arrangement to secure future• Winding-up petition over unpaid debts adjourned last monthBury will start the League One season with a 12-point deduction after entering a company voluntary arrangement, the EFL has announced.The club, promoted last season, had a winding-...
20:51, 07/18/2019

Kevin Feige confirms Marvel is trying to bring Keanu Reeves into the MCU There’s no denying Keanu Reeves is one of the most bankable action movie stars on the planet right now — so in demand that he’s even being sought out for cameos in quirky Netflix rom-coms (Always Be My Maybe) and to voice animated movie characters (Toy Story 4). His John Wick: Chap...
11:17, 06/20/2019

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle East as one of the ways to bolster protection for American forces there amid tensions with Iran....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Nurmagomedov confirms fighting return date after McGregor brawl Khabib Nurmagomedov's first fight after serving a nine-month suspension will be against Dustin Poirier for the lightweight championship at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi in September, according to the Ultimate Fighting Championship....
19:51, 06/05/2019

Netflix confirms it’ll launch a cheaper mobile-only in India this year In a letter to shareholders, Netflix‘s CEO, Reed Hastings, confirmed today that the company will launch a cheaper mobile-only subscription plan in India soon. In March, Netflix affirmed it’s testing a $3.50 plan for just phones in India. Hastings said that the mobile-only will be effective to increa...
08:00, 07/18/2019

July 2019 was the hottest month ever recorded, US agency confirms July was the hottest month since records began in 1880, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has confirmed. The heat also melted Arctic Sea ice to record lows....
06:34, 08/16/2019

FedEx confirms Huawei mail ban as new 'mistake' reignites Chinese ire FedEx Corp has apologized for another Huawei delivery "mistake", reigniting Chinese ire and drawing the fire of state media which suggested the U.S. delivery firm could end up on China's upcoming list of companies that harm national interests....
14:51, 06/24/2019

Starlink's Latest Update Confirms Star Fox Is Still The Best Part Of The Game Ubisoft’s once-toy-powered adventure, Starlink: Battle for Atlas, is a very pretty spaceship game with short bursts of excitement padded with an endless array of repetitive tasks. The game is only consistently enjoyable when the Star Fox crew are winging their way through the Nintendo Switch-exclusi...
21:51, 05/03/2019

Man Utd and Leicester have agreed a fee for Harry Maguire, confirms Brendan Rodgers Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed an agreement between the club and Manchester United for Harry Maguire, though insisted the deal is not yet complete....
03:51, 08/03/2019

Infineon confirms reduced guidance, says Cypress deal on track German chipmaker Infineon expects to meet its lowered guidance for the year to Sept. 30, it said on Thursday after posting third-quarter sales and profit in line with market expectations....
09:51, 08/01/2019

Putin confirms Russian fire-hit submersible was nuclear-powered Russia's President Vladimir Putin said a deepwater submersible that caught fire Monday was nuclear-powered during a conversation with the country's defense chief, which also confirmed that the incident was caused by a fire in a battery compartment....
22:00, 07/04/2019

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi that killed nine pigs on a farm....
14:17, 07/05/2019

Nintendo confirms portable-only, $200 “Switch Lite” for September [Updated] Turqoise, grey, and yellow are the first three official Switch Lite colors. After months and months and months and months and months of credible rumors, Nintendo this morning confirmed that the Switch Mini is real in a short video announcement. The cheaper sy...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Senate Confirms Trump’s Pick For New United Nations Ambassador WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Kelly Craft to become the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations despite Democratic concerns about her inexperience and potential conflicts of interest. Craft, a longtime GOP activist from Kentucky, is currently U.S. ambassador to Canada. She was confi...
02:17, 08/02/2019

Amidst Controversy, Twitch Confirms That Breastfeeding On Stream Is Allowed Last week, Twitch partner Heather “HeatheredEffect” Kent breastfed her baby while talking to a friend and streaming on Twitch. She didn’t try to draw attention to the act; she did it then and there simply because babies gotta eat, too. However, Twitch ended up deleting a clip of the moment, and the ...
01:17, 08/02/2019

US confirms Israel behind last month's air strike in Iraq against Iranian base U.S. officials said Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, and former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is warning of a “strong response” against the culprit....
17:34, 08/23/2019

Iran has enriched uranium past key limit, IAEA confirms Tehran breaches agreed 3.67% limit and hints it could soon start enriching to 20%Iran has enriched uranium beyond the key limit dictated in its 2015 deal with major powers, in the latest escalation of the crisis between Washington and Tehran.The move, confirmed by the UN’s nuclear watchdog, came ami...
21:00, 07/08/2019

The U.S. Is Experiencing the Highest Number of Measles Cases in 25 Years, CDC Confirms More people in the U.S. have been infected with measles during the first five months of 2019 than the total for any year since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday. A total of 971 cases of measles have been reported in the U.S. since the beginning of 2019, co...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Putin confirms fire-hit Russian submarine was nuclear-powered Nuclear unit aboard top-secret vessel ‘sealed off’ says minister after blaze that left 14 deadVladimir Putin has confirmed for the first time that the top-secret submersible that suffered a deadly fire this week was nuclear-powered, but Russia’s defence minister said the nuclear unit had been sealed...
20:00, 07/04/2019

Oppo K3 to Launch in India on July 19, Amazon Listing Confirms Key specifications of the Oppo K3 include pop-up selfie camera setup, in-display fingerprint sensor, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, VOOC 3.0 fast charging support, and up to 256GB of onboard......
12:51, 07/11/2019

Brazil confirms drug suspect part of presidential trip RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian officials are confirming that an Air Force sergeant accused of trying to smuggle cocaine into Spain was working on a support mission for President Jair Bolsonaro’s trip to the G-20 summit in Japan. The head of Brazil’s security cabinet, Gen. Augusto Heleno...
22:17, 06/27/2019

Russia confirms it has started delivery of S-400 missile systems to Turkey: RIA Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation confirmed on Friday it had started delivering S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey and that the deliveries would continue as per an agreed schedule, the RIA news agency reported....
13:00, 07/12/2019

AC Milan banned from Uefa Europa League for FFP breach, CAS confirms AC Milan have been removed from the 2019-20 Europa League season for breaching Uefa's Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirmed on Friday....
13:00, 06/28/2019

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer who opposition says was tortured CARACAS - Venezuelan authorities late on Saturday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged involvement in a coup plot against President Nicolas Maduro....
18:00, 06/30/2019

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer, his wife says he was tortured CARACAS - Venezuela's defense ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged involvement in a coup plot against President Nicolas Maduro....
00:51, 07/01/2019

| Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump The acting Pentagon chief has confirmed that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
00:17, 06/04/2019

Nasdaq confirms correction as Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon drag The Nasdaq tumbled 1.6% on Monday, confirming a correction as it was dragged down by Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon.com on fears the companies are the targets of U.S. government antitrust regulators....
23:34, 06/03/2019

Venezuela confirms major contraction in rare data release Venezuela’s government has made a rare acknowledgement of the severity of the country’s economic crisis by publishing the first economic data in nearly four years showing a severe contraction and soaring hyperinflation...
06:51, 05/29/2019

Brazil's reinsurer IRB confirms 2.3 bln share offering, shares fall Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA said in a securities filing late on Wednesday that shareholders BB Seguridade Participações and the Brazilian Treasury will sell their stakes in the company in a share offering....
17:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. judge confirms Citgo directors appointed by Venezuelan congress The Citgo Petroleum board of directors appointed by Venezuela's opposition congress chief was confirmed by a U.S. judge on Wednesday, ending a challenge by former directors loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
10:00, 08/22/2019

| Bielsa sportsmanship confirms Sheff Utd's Premier League promotion Sheffield United's promotion to the Premier League was confirmed on Sunday after Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa allowed Aston Villa to score in a remarkable draw at Elland Road....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Russian Nuclear Agency Confirms Deaths During Engine Test Russia’s nuclear energy authority said five of its employees were killed in an explosion during a test of a nuclear-powered rocket engine, raising questions over the severity of the accident....
22:51, 08/10/2019

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin on Tuesday....
21:17, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Dutch PostNL posts Q2 beat, confirms outlook PostNL stuck with its guidance for 2019 as it reported a 24% increase in its second-quarter underlying cash operating income (UCOI) on Monday and agreed to sell its Postcon business....
09:51, 08/05/2019

Google confirms Search results are broken for ‘some’ Android users No, you’re not the only one: a bunch of Android users are complaining they’re unable to load Google Search results in full on their phones. Numerous reports claim Search result pages aren’t completely rendering, randomly leaving a “white wall” at the bottom. The issue has persisted for at least “the...
23:34, 07/24/2019

Tarek El Moussa Confirms Heather Rae Young Is His Girlfriend: "She's Awesome" A new woman has finally captured Tarek El Moussa's heart. The 37-year-old, known for his and ex-wife Christina Anstead's HGTV show Flip or Flop and his new digital series......
09:34, 08/09/2019

Florida governor confirms 2 counties were hacked in 2016 election Two Florida counties were hacked by Russians during the 2016 elections, but the security breach was “nothing that affected the vote count,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a press conference on Tuesday.  ...
02:17, 05/15/2019

Italy confirms Venezuelan opposition lawmaker is in its Caracas embassy Italy confirmed on Friday that Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia has entered the Italian embassy in Caracas after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity....
11:17, 05/10/2019

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Trump’s secretary of defense The Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Trump’s nominee for secretary of defense, Mark Esper, in a bipartisan 90-8 vote. The confirmation ends a record-long seven months that the Pentagon went without a Senate-confirmed leader — amid escalating tensions with Venezuela and Iran. The post had been v...
19:17, 07/23/2019

Turkey confirms Russia S-400 missile deal, ignores US warning Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes the US would not decide to scrap the F-35 fighter jet program as a result of its air defense deal with Russia. Erdogan is set to meet with President Trump later this month....
05:51, 06/13/2019

Ander Herrera confirms decision to leave Manchester United Midfielder expected to join PSG in the summer‘Sometimes the timing is just not right and you have to move on’Ander Herrera has described choosing to leave Manchester United as a difficult decision but one he does not want to dwell on. The Spanish midfielder confirmed his expected departure on Saturd...
15:17, 05/11/2019

George R.R. Martin's next project is a FromSoftware game, report confirms The rumors of a team-up between George R.R. Martin and FromSoftware have been in the air for a little while, and now a massive leak on Bandai Namco's website just before E3 2019 has shown off details of the upcoming project called Elden Ring, as spotted by Gematsu.The details mention that the g...
15:51, 06/08/2019

Google ad confirms the Pixel 4’s face unlock and handwave-y gestures If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Google seems to be following this old adage of late, showing off the Pixel 4’s design early to one-up the usual influx of leaks. Now it’s responding to leakers again, this time with a video confirming early rumors that the device would feature Apple-like facial recog...
01:51, 07/30/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case since virus broke out in Congo A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda's health ministry said late Tuesday, in a blow to efforts by health workers who for months sought to prevent contamination across the he...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Barcelona confirms women can swim topless in city pools Authorities in Barcelona confirm it's allowable for women to be topless in city-run pools after complaints that some swimming spots were discriminating against those wanting to shed their tops....
21:00, 08/07/2019

Sam Bennett confirms he will not be riding the Tour de France after stage win in Dauphine "Bora-Hansgrohe sprinter Sam Bennett speaks after winning Stage 3 of the Criterium du Dauphine and confirms he will not be riding the 2019 Tour de France."...
21:17, 06/11/2019

JPMorgan confirms winning bid to take majority stake in China fund JV JPMorgan confirmed it had won an auction to hold a majority equity stake in its Chinese asset management joint venture (JV), becoming the first foreign firm to move closer to taking control of an onshore funds business under new rules....
08:34, 08/06/2019

Google confirms that advanced backdoor came preinstalled on Android devices (credit: Alexandre Dulaunoy / Flickr) Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the factories of manufacturers, Google researchers confirmed on Thursday. Triada first came to light in 2016 in articles published by Kaspersky here and here...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina creator confirms season 3 is going to hell You might think that Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina has already taken the Archie comics property about as dark as it can go. But at the the Television Critics Association press tour, show creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa told IGN’s The Wrap that things are about to get even darker: “I think it’s safe ...
02:34, 08/08/2019

Jaguar confirms I-Pace recall for potential brake issue System failure on 2018 and 2019 models could result in extended stopping distances Jaguar has issued a voluntary global recall notice for its I-Pace electric SUV.  Owners of 2018 and early 2019 models have been advised of a fault with the I-Pace’s electrical regenerative braking system, which could...
20:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of two plants in 2010....
03:34, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Venezuela’s Guaidó confirms Norway peace effort Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is confirming efforts in Norway to mediate between the opposition and the government of President Nicolás Maduro...
23:17, 05/16/2019

Redmi Note 8 by Xiaomi is coming soon, General Manager confirms Since becoming a sub-brand under Xiaomi's umbrella earlier this year, Redmi has brought some great and value for money options to the smartphone market. In India, Xiaomi's latest Redmi Note 7 series is selling like hotcakes, currently clocking over 5 million shipments alone. Now, Lu W...
11:34, 08/06/2019

Ford confirms plans to close Bridgend plant in 2020 Firm cites reduced global engine demand for the decision; 1700 jobs are set to be lost Ford has confirmed it intends to close its engine plant in Bridgend, South Wales, next year as part of a wide-reaching restructure of its European business.  The firm has started a consultation to close the facil...
14:51, 06/06/2019

Iowa confirms cases of disease that can be passed from dogs to humans The Iowa State Veterinarian confirmed "multiple" cases of Canine Crucellosis, a disease that can be transmitted from infected dogs to humans and other animals....
08:00, 05/14/2019

Metro Bank confirms loan book sale talks Troubled high street lender Metro Bank has confirmed that it is in talks "regarding the potential sale of a loan portfolio" - after details emerged of a possible deal with a major US hedge fund....
12:34, 07/22/2019

The private Polaroids of a celebrated cinematographer Robby Müller, who shot for Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch and more, was never without a cameraThe Polaroids were taken during rare moments of respite from work. On weekends, when he wasn’t completely immersed in his day job, Robby Müller would pull out a SX-70, a 600, a Spectra, or whatever model of Pola...
09:34, 06/23/2019

Private equity investments not enough to help F+W Media Private equity backers spent close to $150 million to save struggling 106-year-old F+W Media — but as the company this week winds down its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the bigmoney players have also emerged as the biggest losers. In the latest fire sale emerging from the bankruptcy, Penguin Random House o...
07:51, 07/24/2019

How to Make Your Instagram Account as Private as Possible In an interview last week regarding privacy concerns, Instagram’s CEO, Adam Mosseri, wants you to know: Your privacy isn’t at stake (for now). “We don’t look at your messages, we don’t listen in on your microphone, doing so would be super problematic for a lot of different reasons,” he told CBS’ Gay...
03:51, 07/03/2019

Confessions of a VIP private jet flight attendant For many, the thought of catching a plane is far from luxurious: from spending countless hours lining up at security, to wrestling arm rests with other passengers as you face a crammed long-haul flight in economy....
02:17, 05/22/2019

Private equity sponsors face big changes By under-investing the vast funds raised at big expense to their end clients and then delivering shrinking returns, private equity sponsors are prompting customers to demand new approaches....
21:17, 04/28/2019

13 Killed In Private Jet Crash In Mexico Mexican authorities found Tuesday human remains that confirm the death of the 13 people on board a luxury jet that crashed over the weekend in the north of the country....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Confessions of a private jet flight attendant For many, the thought of catching a plane is far from luxurious: from spending countless hours lining up at security, to wrestling arm rests with other passengers as you face a crammed long-haul flight in economy....
09:34, 08/07/2019

Firefox isn't getting a Tor private browsing mode just yet Despite rumors arising from the Tor Project, Mozilla says it has no plans at the moment to integrate Tor Browser into Firefox as a kind of 'super secure' browsing mode. However, the two organizations are working together to make both browsers more secure and give power to web users.During ...
15:17, 07/30/2019

Women in private banking: Why we need a new normal Wealth management was built by men for men, but now that women will become the largest beneficiaries of the $30 trillion intergenerational wealth transfer, the industry needs to overhaul itself. If it doesn’t, it will be letting down more than just its female clients....
21:17, 04/28/2019

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson? Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party front-runner to become the next U.K prime minister, has often been accused of lying, even before he was a politician. But now he faces a criminal lawsuit over his statements -- and one that comes not from the state but a 29-year-old British entrepreneur. It’s on...
13:51, 05/30/2019

Brazil's Petrobras confirms it will ship crude to China storage facilities Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA confirmed late on Tuesday that the firm is shipping crude during June and July to China to more quickly respond to demand by local refiners....
15:34, 05/29/2019

McConnell confirms he would help Trump fill another Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Mitch McConnell held up Garland’s nomination in 2016, saying then that “the American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice.”...
06:17, 05/29/2019

New Samsung Galaxy Note 10 leak all but confirms lack of headphone jack Rumors have been swirling around for months that Samsung would quit resisting current smartphone trends and ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack from its upcoming Galaxy Note 10 range, and now a new leak has basically hammered the final nail into the coffin for the fan favorite feature. The fine peop...
10:17, 08/02/2019

Thai King Confirms 4th Marriage, to Former Flight Attendant, and Appoints Her Queen (BANGKOK) — Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who will have his official coronation on Saturday, has appointed his consort as the country’s queen. An announcement Wednesday in the Royal Gazette said Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya is legally married to the 66-year-old king, an...
02:34, 05/02/2019

UFC president confirms talks to promote Justin Bieber, Tom Cruise match UFC President Dana White confirmed Thursday that he had engaged in talks last week “with two big guys” about a potential fight between Tom Cruise and Justin Bieber after the pop star challenged the actor to a match....
08:17, 07/01/2019

Senate confirms Trump judicial nominee to California-based 9th Circuit Daniel Bress, who clerked for the late Justice Antonin Scalia, is Trump’s seventh nominee to what is widely considered the country’s most liberal appeals court....
23:51, 07/09/2019

Intel confirms Apple’s $1 billion smartphone modem business acquisition Apple is purchasing Intel's smartphone modem business for $1 billion, confirming recent reports that it was the leading bidder for 5G modem IP.Read More...
22:17, 07/25/2019

A New Diet Study Confirms Your Worst Suspicions About Ultra-Processed Foods A U.S. government-led trial may confirm the worst fears of anyone whose diet starts and ends in the frozen food aisle. It suggests that people who mostly eat ultra-processed foods will take in more calories and gain more weight than those who stick to mostly unprocessed foods—even if the two diets s...
00:17, 05/17/2019

Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro confirms months of secret US talks ‘Various contacts’ made, says embattled president, amid reports he is negotiating a way to stand down Nicolás Maduro has confirmed top Venezuelan officials have been talking to members of Donald Trump’s White House, after reports his second-in-command had been negotiating his downfall with the Unite...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Campbell confirms $2.2 billion sale of Australian snacks unit Arnott's to KKR Campbell Soup on Friday confirmed that it signed a deal to sell its Australian snacks unit Arnott's and some of its international operations to KKR for $2.2 billion as the U.S. company works on reducing debt....
15:51, 08/02/2019

Mexico attorney general confirms arrest order for ex-Pemex boss Mexico's attorney general said on Wednesday an arrest warrant had been issued for Emilio Lozoya, former CEO of state oil company Pemex, as part of a probe into the company's purchase of fertilizer businesses in the previous government....
15:51, 05/29/2019

NASA Confirms Mission to Find Life on Jupiter's Icy Moon Europa NASA's Europa Clipper mission, which is set to help the space agency conduct "an in-depth exploration" of Jupiter's moon Europa, will launch in 2025....
12:34, 08/21/2019

Paul Pogba wants to leave Manchester United this summer, confirms agent • Paul wants to move and we’re in the process of that, says Raiola• Ole Gunnar Solskjær expects another two signings this summerPaul Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, has admitted for a first time that the midfielder is trying to force an exit from Manchester United this summer.Pogba is believed to favour...
20:00, 07/05/2019

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border with China. South Korea’s agriculture ministry on Friday said North Korea reported to the Worl...
11:34, 05/31/2019

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold will finally launch in September, the company confirms We still don’t have an exact date for when Samsung will launch its delayed, problem-plagued $2,000 foldable smartphone — but we do know, finally, that Samsung is planning to launch the Galaxy Fold in September, more than four months after its scuttled April release date. That’s acc...
10:00, 07/25/2019

Infineon confirms thrice-reduced guidance, Cypress deal on track German chipmaker Infineon said on Thursday it expected to meet its thrice-lowered guidance for the business year to Sept. 30 as it reported fiscal third-quarter sales and profit that were in line with market expectations....
09:17, 08/01/2019

'Mortal Kombat 11' DLC trailer shows Shang Tsung, confirms Spawn Mortal Kombat 11 players have already been awaiting the return of Shang Tsung, and to control the character now modeled on the man who played him in the first MK movie, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. A new DLC for the "Kombat Pack" DLC not only shows off Shan......
16:17, 06/01/2019

Russian nuclear agency confirms role in rocket test explosion Rosatom says five staff died in accident that caused radiation levels to spike in ArkhangelskRussia’s nuclear energy agency has said an explosion that caused radiation levels to spike in the Arkhangelsk region was caused by an accident during a test of an “isotope power source for a liquid-fueled ro...
11:51, 08/10/2019

Brazil's Inter confirms hiring banks for follow-on offering - filing Brazil's Banco Inter SA has hired the investment banking units of Banco Bradesco SA, Goldman Sachs & Co, Banco BTG Pactual, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Banco Santander Brasil SA and Caixa Economica Federal to manage a potential share offering that may reach up to 1 billion reais ($267 million), it said in ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Huge leak of official cases for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro confirms major differences between the two This coming Tuesday, May 14th, the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro will be officially unveiled. And while a number of renders have been disseminated giving us an idea of what the phone will look like, WinFuture has published (via GSM Arena) pictures of the official OnePlus cases for the new models. The ...
20:17, 05/12/2019

With season on the brink, Damian Lillard confirms he's playing through rib injury Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard revealed he's playing with a separated rib on his left side, but he said the injury isn't affecting his play.        ...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination for the Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia....
16:17, 05/29/2019

Parliament Session To Be Extended Till August 7, Union Minister Confirms The government has decided to extend the Parliament session till August 7, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said in the Lok Sabha on Thursday....
16:51, 07/25/2019

Cara Delevingne confirms year-long romance with Ashley Benson Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson did very little to deny their relationship, but the supermodel finally confirmed it officially on Monday — though she still side-stepped labeling their love....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Arizona confirms NCAA investigation into men's basketball program has started Arizona could be forced to vacate wins and/or NCAA tournament appearance in 2017-18 if NCAA proves allegations that players from that team took money.        ...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Mi Band 4 Teaser Confirms Colour Display Ahead of June 11 Launch Mi Band 4 has received a new teaser ahead of the next week's launch in China. The teaser gives us the first look at the complete Mi Band 4 and also confirms a few of the previously leaked features......
15:51, 06/07/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield LEAK confirms more unannounced features for Switch RPG Nintendo and Game Freak has been teasing out new Pokemon information this week, and it looks like that means a previous leak is pretty much on the money - here's what you need to know....
14:00, 07/14/2019

Aidan O’Brien doubles up in Guineas then confirms Japan’s Derby route • O’Brien has Guineas clean sweep with Hermosa in 1,000• Japan to have Derby prep in Chester’s Vase, says trainerThe Derby is in Aidan O’Brien’s sights following the trainer’s fourth clean sweep of the Guineas here but he warned that Japan, widely seen as his best chance in the Epsom race, will need...
22:34, 05/05/2019

‘Pool doctor’ molested countless children for decades, investigation confirms A late Manhattan pediatrician molested an untold number of young patients over the course of decades, an investigation into his conduct has concluded. Dr. Reginald Archibald, who died in 2007, worked at Manhattan’s Rockefeller University Hospital as an endocrinologist specializing in child growth fr...
21:17, 05/23/2019

Pentagon confirms North Korea launched multiple ballistic missiles The U.S. Defense Department said launches by North Korea earlier on Thursday consisted of multiple ballistic missiles that flew in excess of 300 km (185 miles) and landed in the ocean....
06:00, 05/10/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s official autopsy confirms he hanged himself in jail cell An official autopsy shows that Jeffrey Epstein killed himself by hanging, authorities said Friday. The 66-year-old pedophile died in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in lower Manhattan last week, according to findings by the city Medical Examiner’s Office. The multimillionaire was be...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Jeep Compass Trailhawk Listed On India website, Confirms 9-Speed AT The Jeep Compass Trailhawk has been listed on the automaker's website, ahead of its launch scheduled sometime in July this year. The off-road ready version of the compact SUV has been long-awaited and......
17:00, 05/23/2019

Froome back on a bike five weeks after horror crash, Brailsford confirms "Chris Froome is back on a bike and making “steady progress” following his horrific crash last month, Team Ineos general manager Dave Brailsford told Eurosport."...
15:51, 07/18/2019

US confirms $130M high-flying drone brought down by Iranian missile The U.S. military says the drone shot down by Iran overnight was the Navy version of the RQ-4A Global Hawk High-Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Aircraft, built by Northrop Grumman Corp. at a cost of $130 million a plane....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Todd Phillips confirms that Joker will be R-rated, so it must be pretty fucking funny Director Todd Phillips’ Joker movie looked pretty dark in its first trailer (in a cool and grimy way, not an in-your-face Hot Topic way like some other movie with the Joker), but Dread Central is reporting that on Instagram this weekend he revealed that it’s actually going to be pretty fucking godda...
22:17, 06/17/2019

Credit Suisse confirms 2019 target after second-quarter net profit jumps 45% Credit Suisse on Wednesday posted its highest quarterly earnings in four years, confirming its 2019 profitability target after second-quarter earnings jumped 45%....
08:51, 07/31/2019

Brazil's Banco Pan confirms hiring banks for share offering- filing Brazil's Banco Pan SA confirmed on a securities filing late on Tuesday the bank has hired the investment banking units of Banco BTG Pactual, Caixa Economica Federal, Banco Santander Brasil and Morgan Stanley to manage a potential share offering....
01:51, 08/14/2019

Marvel confirms Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden for 'Eternals' at Comic Con Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige revealed the schedule for the next 10 Marvel Cinematic Universe projects Saturday during a San Diego Comic Con panel....
04:34, 07/21/2019