A fidget spinner exploded and others may do the same

In a development that now seems like it was inevitable, the three-pronged toys are starting to catch on fire. "I was downstairs and all I heard was "fire, fire" and the fidget spinner had literally, it was smoking, it was in flames", said Allums. More..

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After Crash, Facebook Internet Drone Completes Successful Flight
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

After Crash, Facebook Internet Drone Completes Successful Flight

This second flight took place on May 22 and lasted one hour and 46 minutes. Spoilers are movable surfaces on the wing of an aircraft that help create drag to reduce speed and decrease lift. He notes that the ...More..

Rio Tinto shareholders back Yancoal bid
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Rio Tinto shareholders back Yancoal bid

The Chinese-owned company said late on Monday it would pay $US2.45 billion ($A3.23 billion) in cash as previously agreed, plus another $US240 million in royalty payments and has more than doubled the break fee,...More..

Amazon set to introduce Alexa Voice Service, Echo speakers in India
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Amazon set to introduce Alexa Voice Service, Echo speakers in India

This indicates that devices sales are performing well but have not yet become a standard household purchase. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba ( BABA ) is reportedly working on a device to rival Amazon's (...More..

NotPetya is very different and much worse than WannaCry
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

NotPetya is very different and much worse than WannaCry

Also read: Petya 2017 is a cyber weapon in disguise of ransomware: What's the difference? "We observed telemetry showing the MEDoc software update process (EzVit.exe) executing a malicious commend-line...More..

by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy Review - Fuzzy Nostalgia That's Missing Something

That's in large part due to the impeccable technical work Vicarious Visions has done in retaining the tough but rewarding platforming of Naughty Dog's original trilogy, while drastically updating everything aro...More..

Z's 4:44 Album Has A New Trailer
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Z's 4:44 Album Has A New Trailer

As part of the U.S. campaign, Sprint and TIDAL have pledged support to the 1 million project, an educational initiative that will assist 1 million low-income United States high school students who are not c...More..

SpaceX to expand rocket fix center in Florida
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

SpaceX to expand rocket fix center in Florida

Documents submitted to authorities outline SpaceX's proposal to establish a 67,222-square-foot hangar near its Cape Canaveral-based launch sites to prepare used Falcon rocket boosters for relaunch. An enter...More..

Apple marks ten years since iPhone first went on sale
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Apple marks ten years since iPhone first went on sale

Later this year, the iPhone 8 will be released amid much speculation and apparent premature leaks. Time has a way of flattening our memories of events: Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone and the world chang...More..

Sony to press vinyl for the first time since 1989
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Sony to press vinyl for the first time since 1989

Audio experts said at the time that digital downloads were vastly superior because the recordings were purer and did not have the hissing sound associated with LPs. Vinyl has been making a global comeback as ...More..

Canon EOS 6D Mark II, Rebel SL2 missed the 4K video boat
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Canon EOS 6D Mark II, Rebel SL2 missed the 4K video boat

It's not all bad news, but it is confounding why the company refuses to put 4K video capability into its camera lines. It's also helpful for video, but that's the one area where the 6D Mark II likely isn't ...More..

You can now buy a OnePlus 5
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

You can now buy a OnePlus 5

You can buy it directly from the OnePlus website with prices starting at £450, or on contract from O2. New OnePlus 5 owners can get their device insured for 12 months by paying Rs 1000 which can be used ...More..

Euro extends run higher with 13-month dollar high
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Euro extends run higher with 13-month dollar high

With the European Central Bank now forecasting the euro-area to expand an annualized 1.9% in 2017, a growing number of Governing Council officials may display a greater willingness to gradually move away from...More..

Record antitrust fine for Google
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Record antitrust fine for Google

The decision focused on Google's comparative shopping service, which premiered as "Froogle" in 2004, and is known today as Google Shopping. Yet, the linchpin of the European Union "case" against Goo...More..

What were those colorful lights in the sky over Virginia?
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

What were those colorful lights in the sky over Virginia?

A Terrier-Improved Orion sounding rocket carrying the RockOn/RockSat-C payload was successfully launched at 5:30 a.m. EDT (09:30 GMT) on Thursday, June 22. Cameras were set up at Wallops and in Duck, North Ca...More..

Oklahoma woman found dead inside Walmart bathroom 3 days after entering store
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Oklahoma woman found dead inside Walmart bathroom 3 days after entering store

Investigators now believe the victim died of natural causes. They then placed a sign that says it is inoperative and called someone to fix it. A woman from Oklahoma was found dead inside a Walmart bathroom...More..

'Cash Me Ousside' teen pleads guilty
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

'Cash Me Ousside' teen pleads guilty

Danielle Bregoli Peskowitz attracted an online following last September after saying the phrase during the TV talk show. Danielle Bregoli Peskowitz pleaded guilty to grand theft charges, one charge of fili...More..

Malan leads England to series win over S
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Malan leads England to series win over S

England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan insisted he did the right thing for the team's "development" by dropping himself for the third Twenty20 worldwide against South Africa in Cardiff on Sunday. Engl...More..

Pokémon Go Tips On How To Easily Find Raid Battles
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Pokémon Go Tips On How To Easily Find Raid Battles

All of the new items are gained by taking on the new Raid Battles . Players have discovered that all Level 2 Raid Bosses have gotten a 9.54% increase in CP as of this morning, making them marginally harder tha...More..

Until Dawn Headlines July's PlayStation Plus Free Games Lineup
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Until Dawn Headlines July's PlayStation Plus Free Games Lineup

PlayStation Plus members on PlayStation 4 will receive access to the game's forthcoming Closed Beta starting July 18, in addition to a $20 pack of microtransaction goodies. Which will you be playing first?...More..

Another big malware attack ripples across the world
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Another big malware attack ripples across the world

The experts suggest the malware is taking advantage of the same weaknesses used by the WannaCry attack last month. The virus has also hit French construction materials company Saint-Gobain. An global cy...More..

Facebook deletes 66000 hateful posts per week
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Facebook deletes 66000 hateful posts per week

And, Facebook said, it's working on doing a much better job. "Our current definition of hate speech is anything that directly attacks people based on what are known as their "protected characteristics" - ra...More..

Let's get risky! Windows betas leak to the interwebs
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Let's get risky! Windows betas leak to the interwebs

With Microsoft releasing two feature updates per year, the company doesn't need each release to have a blockbuster feature but instead needs a few small iterative updates that, over time, make for significant...More..

Edgar Wright's Baby Driver Makes the Car Chase Soar Again
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Edgar Wright's Baby Driver Makes the Car Chase Soar Again

Baby works for Doc ( Kevin Spacey ), driving different crews put together by the Atlanta crime boss for bank heists. Baby Driver also stars Jon Bernthal , Jon Hamm , and Jamie Foxx . Wright has orche...More..

Guillemot Family Raises Stakes in Ubisoft to Resist Vivendi Takeover
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Guillemot Family Raises Stakes in Ubisoft to Resist Vivendi Takeover

These comments follow on from a YouTube AMA Guillemot took part in earlier this month, where he confirmed the studio were "not forgetting Splinter Cell ". It's been almost four years since Sam Fisher's las...More..

World's Largest Shipping Line and Container Terminals Victims of Cyber Attack
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

World's Largest Shipping Line and Container Terminals Victims of Cyber Attack

The attack has been widely reported as a straight-up criminal enterprise spreading ransomware in order to make money, but on that front, it was a dud. He says it's too early for official confirmation of the...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

SpaceX launches satellites from California base

In addition to delivering the satellites, the Falcon had a secondary mission - attempt to land the first-stage motor on the droneship, "Just Read the Instructions", positioned in Pacific Ocean. The mission was ...More..

Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill

That includes those who provide health care every single day - doctors, nurses, hospitals - and most importantly, the people who rely on our health care system. "The CBO has consistently proven it can not accur...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Russia: EU prolongs economic sanctions by six months

Chancellor Angela Merkel said last week that she does not see the Commission having any role in the matter. In private, European Union officials say they hope direct talks with Russia would delay the pr...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Russia: US chemical attack assertions complicate Syria peace talks -RIA

Syrian activists reported an IS jail was struck in the area on Monday, and said at least 42 prisoners were killed, along with several IS fighters. "But we will take whatever measure is necessary to make sur...More..