Saturday, 30 June 2018

Kevin Durant, Paul George Make N.B.A. Free-Agency Waves While the World Waits for LeBron

LeBron James has said family considerations will be a major factor in his next move. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Make sense of the start of N.B.A. free agency by thinking about it this way: The last few weeks…

Are the Thunder title contenders with Paul George back?

11:54 PM ETPaul George is back. Now what for the Oklahoma City Thunder?George's return, considered a huge long shot when the Thunder acquired him from the Indiana Pacers this time a year ago, creates…

2018 N.B.A. Free Agency Tracker: Live Updates

Make sense of the start of N.B.A. free agency by thinking about it this way: The last few weeks have been the longest Christmas Eve ever, with trade and signing rumors popping up like stolen peeks in…

FaZe Clan Troll Streamer 'DrLupo' for Being "Most Average" Friday Fortnite Player

Although not much considered among the highest echelon of Fortnite players, streamer Ben 'DrLupo' Lupo is one of the biggest names in the community. Usually found playing with close friend and fellow…

2018 NBA free agency rumors, trades, updates: LeBron James possibly setting up free-agent meetings in Los Angeles

While the 2018 NBA free agency period doesn't start until the clock strikes midnight ET on Sunday, July 1, the anticipation of what's going to happen and who's going where has already begun. We already…

Ex-NASA Scientist Says That UFOs Are Real And The Government Covers Up Alien Life

Physics professor and ex-NASA scientist Kevin Knuth claims that there are real UFO sightings covered up by the government. He wants scientists to study aliens.  ( Pixabay ) Although there is no concrete…

Thousands across US join 'Keep Families Together' march to protest family separation

Demonstrators lifted their fists and numerous, colorful signs. A 4-year-old in Washington D.C. raised one that read "I get my mommy. Why can't she?" A New Yorker raised a sign that said "Amerikkka: separating…

Edinson Cavani Uses His Head, and Foot, as Uruguay Ousts Portugal

Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani celebrated scoring his second goal of the match against Portugal. Odd Andersen/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A day that started with Lionel Messi being knocked…

Messi Exits the World Cup. Hours Later, So Does Ronaldo.

KAZAN, Russia — Many a great player has never won the World Cup, and it seems ever more likely that Lionel Messi will end up on that list.He is 31 now, still a master of the close-quarters dribble…

Uruguay Makes Sure Ronaldo Follows Messi Out of World Cup

Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani celebrated scoring his second goal of the match against Portugal. Odd Andersen/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A day that started with Lionel Messi being knocked…

Drake's 'Scorpion' destroyed major Apple Music and Spotify streaming records

Image: John Phillips/Getty Images By Laura Vitto2018-06-30 20:19:34 UTC It's been a big week for Drake.  First the artist confirmed on multiple tracks off his album Scorpion that he is indeed a father.…

The best signs from the Families Belong Together marches

By Laura Vitto2018-06-30 18:53:45 UTC On Saturday, people around the U.S. gathered for Families Belong Together marches in solidarity with the migrant parents and children who've been separated at the…

Lionel Messi’s World Cup Ends in a Blur of Goals by France

KAZAN, Russia — Lionel Messi’s fourth World Cup ended in bitter, frustrating and all-too-familiar defeat on Saturday, with Argentina tumbling out of the tournament with a 4-3 loss to a suddenly…

Lionel Messi’s World Cup Ends in a Blur of France Goals

KAZAN, Russia — Lionel Messi’s fourth World Cup ended in bitter, frustrating and all-too-familiar defeat on Saturday, with Argentina tumbling out of the tournament with a 4-3 loss to a suddenly…

France Knocks Lionel Messi and Argentina Out of World Cup

Lionel Messi’s fourth World Cup ended in bitter, frustrating and all-too-familiar defeat on Saturday, with Argentina tumbling out of the tournament with a 4-3 loss to a suddenly impressive France.…

Microsoft leak hints that a rumored dual-screen Surface is pocket-sized

Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images By Adam Rosenberg2018-06-30 14:40:46 UTC Just don't call it a Windows Phone. Rumors of a dual-screen Surface have been kicking around for a little bit, but here's a surprising…

Argentina vs. France: World Cup 2018 Live

• Argentina and France, two star-studded teams that were underwhelming in the group stage, face off in the first game of the 2018 World Cup knockout stage.• Refresh here for live World Cup updates…

Tinder Now Encrypts Photos Shared on App

Tinder's parent company Match Group has announced it is now encrypting photos sent between Tinder's servers and its main application.The announcement was made via a letter addressed to Senator Ron Wyden…

Vivo Nex Pop-Up Camera Bug Makes It Elevate When Not Required: Report

Vivo's Nex range of smartphones, including the Nex A and Nex S, are the first ones in the world to launch with an elevating or pop-up selfie camera. With a near-bezel-free display, without a display notch,…

The best places to find queer joy on Instagram

There are plenty of great places to find queer community without having to go outside.Image: BOB AL-GREENE/MASHABLE By Heather Dockray2018-06-30 11:00:00 UTC This post is part of Me, online, Mashable's…

Xiaomi Mi A1 Finally Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update; Known Bug Wipes SMS Messages on Install

Xiaomi Mi A1, the Chinese phone maker's one and only Android One-based smartphone, has finally started receiving its Android 8.1 Oreo software update, and it includes the June Android security patch.…

A landmark climate change ruling could go up in smoke after Justice Kennedy retires

Exhaust and steam rising from a steel millImage: Lukas Schulze/Getty Images By Mark Kaufman2018-06-30 09:00:00 UTC After 30 years on the Supreme Court bench, Justice Anthony Kennedy will leave the nation's…

OnePlus 6 Red Colour Variant Launch Teased for July 2

OnePlus 6 was launched to the world back in May this year in Mirror Black and Midnight Black colour options, followed by a Marvel Avengers Limited Edition variant as well as a Silk White Limited Edition…

Moto E5 Plus India Launch Set for July, Moto E5 May Arrive at Later Date

After a couple of battery-related video teasers over the past week, Motorola India has now gone ahead and confirmed the upcoming launch of the Moto E5 Plus in the country next month. To recall, the Lenovo-owned…

Friday, 29 June 2018

Whatsapp 'Send Messages' Group Controls Officially Rolling Out on Android, iPhone

Earlier this week, WhatsApp's latest 'Send Messages' permissions feature for groups on the platform was seen rolling out on the latest Android (beta) and iPhone versions of the messaging app. In an announcement…

Apple Maps to Be Rebuilt 'From Ground Up', but Will Still Tap TomTom

Apple is rebuilding the widely used mapping application on its iPhones from the ground up with its own dataset, but Amsterdam-based TomTom will continue to be a data provider for Apple's maps app, Cupertino,…

NHS England to stop 'ineffective' treatments

Tonsils removal, breast reductions and snoring surgery will be offered to far fewer patients from next year, under plans being drawn up by NHS England.Officials are to discuss proposals to stop or reduce…

Clippers center DeAndre Jordan opts out of contract. He's expected to join the Mavericks.

Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries. We are engaged on the issue and committed to looking at options that support our full range of digital offerings to the…

Month after diss track, Drake emerges unfazed with new album

NEW YORK — A month ago, Drake’s world was crumbling. Now, he’s untouchable.Pusha T’s infamous diss track — where he was in full investigative journalist mode, divulging new…

Virgin Atlantic stops accepting forced deportations

Virgin Atlantic is to stop working with the Home Office on forcible deportations from the UK of people deemed to be illegal immigrants. The British airline says it has informed the government of its decision,…

Murphy rejects 'symbolic' budget compromise as state veers toward shutdown

Coughlin and Sweeney agreed to impose a 9.95 percent tax rate on those making more than $5 million. | AP Photo .cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}.cms-playbookStyle-rubric{color:#b70000;font-weight:bold;font-family:sans-serif;}TRENTON…

Trump says he is considering 2 women for Supreme Court, will announce pick July 9

President Trump said Friday he has narrowed his list of Supreme Court finalists to five candidates, including two women, and plans to announce his nominee on July 9, one day before he is scheduled…

Somebody bought $1 million worth of toys for local kids as Toys 'R' Us closed for good

Toys 'R' Us is gone.Image: DAVID HARTLEY/REX/Shutterstock By Brian Koerber2018-06-29 22:20:51 UTC A kind samaritan made the closure of Toys 'R' Us a little easier for the children of North Carolina…

This electric taxi service only accepts payment in song

By Sasha Lekach2018-06-29 21:23:05 UTC [embedded content] An electric vehicle is the perfect space for a car singalong.  Belting out a Journey classic from the passenger seat goes hand-in-hand with…

IPVanish review: This is what an overpriced VPN looks like

DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. By Dmitry Dragilev2018-06-29…

The 10 best political jokes of 2018 (so far)

Image: netflix By Proma Khosla2018-06-29 19:22:32 UTC In 2018, standup comedy is almost as inescapable as politics, and the two overlap fairly often. Comedians like to say Trump is good for comedy, but…

Going somewhere? These are the best websites for finding flights.

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: Pixabay By Lauren EvansMashable Deals2018-06-29 18:11:34 UTC Once upon a time, prospective…

Thousands of Android and iOS apps are leaking sensitive data, says report

Some of the most popular mobile apps are letting just anyone access your personal data.Image: Getty Images By Matt Binder2018-06-29 17:20:57 UTC Millions of passwords, GPS locations, and financial records…

All the Pride merch that tried just a little too hard this year

By Heather Dockray2018-06-29 16:03:24 UTC This year, perhaps more than any other, American corporations want the LGBTQ community to know that they're their friends. Their best friends, really.  The…

Jahi McMath, California teenager who suffered brain damage following tonsil surgery, has died

Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries. We are engaged on the issue and committed to looking at options that support our full range of digital offerings to the…

Obama says we are "right to be concerned" but to focus on "hope." WE'RE TRYING.

President Obama wants people to focus on the positive. Cool.Image: scott olson/Getty Images By Heather Dockray2018-06-29 14:12:03 UTC After a prolonged period of silence, former President Barack Obama…

End of the Line for ASIMO, Honda's Famed Robot?

It has played football with former US president Barack Obama and danced for German leader Angela Merkel, but Honda's ASIMO robot may have reached the end of the line.Launched in 2000, the humanoid machine…

LOOK: Niantic Unveils Next-Level Augmented Reality That Lets Pikachu Hide Behind Objects

Niantic has developed a new kind of augmented reality that’s more aware about what’s happening in a given scene. The new technology is called occlusion, and it essentially lets Pikachu or…

Banksy is back with 9 new fiery murals in Paris

Image: Chesnot/Getty Images By Rachel Thompson2018-06-29 11:09:27 UTC A load of new Banksy murals have popped up in Paris, France, in the past week.  The works — which are Banksy's first in…

Here are all the parts the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye borrowed from the Demon

Follow Joel The 2018 Dodge Demon is dead. Long live the Demon. On Thursday, Dodge unveiled the revised 2019 Challenger lineup, and in it now resides what can only be described as the spawn of the Demon:…

Surprise upgrade to UK growth

The UK's economy grew faster than previously estimated in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest official figures.Growth for the three months to March was 0.2%, the Office for National…

How Shuri from 'Black Panther' is inspiring young women in STEM

By Rachel Thompson, Video by Nikolay Nikolov2018-06-29 08:00:00 UTC When Letitia Wright played Shuri in Black Panther, she brought something to our screens that we hadn't seen before — a hip engineering…

The Crew 2, GLOW, Westworld, and More – The Weekend Chill

Last Friday, a new report said that Sony Pictures is in early discussions to make a Spider-Man spin-off movie on Silk, the Marvel Comics superheroine who’s part Korean. The following day, Spider-Man…

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet, Show Mode Dock Launched

Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition has been launched as the company's latest addition to its popular Fire tablet lineup. It is Amazon's largest tablet designed for kids. The Fire Kids Edition tablets by Amazon…

Airtel Rs. 649 Postpaid Plan Now Offers 90GB of Data, Unlimited Voice Calls to Take on Jio, Vodafone

Airtel has reportedly revamped its Rs. 649 postpaid plan to offer 80 percent more data to its subscribers. The telco had reintroduced this plan back in April after a temporary discontinuation. The Rs.…

Push notification short stories are a thing now thanks to this app

Push notification fiction.Image: Serial box By Johnny Lieu2018-06-29 04:13:34 UTC Your smartphone's notifications might already be clogged with junk, but what about a short story instead? Serial Box,…

After Annapolis newsroom shooting, focus turns to Trump's media bashing

Trump has a history of inciting violence against the media. In the wake of a fatal mass shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, his comments are especially disturbing.Image: mark wilson/Getty…

2018 College World Series: Oregon State wins third national title as freshman throws shutout

The 2018 NCAA College World Series concluded on Thursday, with the Oregon State Beavers topping the Arkansas Razorbacks 5-0 to win their first national championship since 2007, and the third in school…

Republicans think social media companies censor opposing political viewpoints

So censored.Image: Scott Olson/Getty By Jack Morse2018-06-29 01:02:28 UTC I guess it's easier than just admitting your tweets are bad. A majority of Republicans surveyed by the nonpartisan Pew Research…

Windrush victims detained 'unlawfully' by Home Office

Immigration officials detained members of the Windrush generation "unlawfully and inappropriately" despite their right to be in the UK, MPs have found.A parliamentary committee has published its report…

Amazon wants you—yes, you—to start a package delivery business

DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Time to learn logistics…

Someone left their house in the middle of the street. Seriously.

By Morgan Sung2018-06-28 22:12:51 UTC Sometimes you forget your keys. Sometimes your forget your phone. But someone in Dover, Delaware forgot their whole ass house.  The Dover Police Department posted…

Deadly shooting at Maryland newspaper

The Capital is one of America’s oldest newspapers, beginning life as the Evening Capital in 1884.It has an interesting history. The company that publishes it started in 1727 with the Maryland Gazette.…

CO2 shortage: No crumb of comfort as crumpets affected

Football fans unimpressed with this evening's result, and who turn to the toaster for some post-match comfort, may find themselves disappointed in that quarter too.The UK's largest producer of crumpets…

Opening your home to refugees is one powerful way to resist Trump's immigration policy

Demonstrators welcome migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border on April 29, 2018 in San Diego, California.Image: Bill Wechter/Getty Images By Rebecca Ruiz2018-06-28 19:21:46 UTC Grace Aheron has never met the…

England vs. Belgium: World Cup 2018 Live

• England takes on Belgium in a heavyweight battle between two World Cup teams that might be better off losing this one. Both are already through to the next round, but the winner here actually faces…

Get ready for the DC Universe streaming service

Christian Bale and Cillian Murphy in 'Batman Begins.'Image: David James/Warner Bros./D.C. Comics/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock By Proma Khosla2018-06-28 17:20:25 UTC DC Entertainment is officially entering…

'I'm not trying to hide anything': Rosenstein fires back Republicans' attacks

Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein squared off Thursday with Republican lawmakers who accused him of misconduct and stonewalling — claims he angrily denied — in an ongoing feud over…

US Stocks Are Mixed; Amazon Shakes Up Health Care, Delivery

US Stocks Are Mixed; Amazon Shakes Up Health Care, Delivery[embedded content]By The Associated PressJune 28, 2018NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are mixed Thursday morning a day after they gave up an early…

This tactical flashlight is hiding a very important feature

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: Neva Tech By Team CommerceMashable Deals2018-06-28 14:00:04 UTC Forget survival of the fittest.…

Samsung Galaxy S10+ to Feature a Massive 6.44-Inch Display: Report

Samsung Galaxy S10+, which is expected to be one of the two top variants in the three model-comprising Galaxy S10 family, is now rumoured to debut with an as large as 6.44-inch display. This matches the…

HP Regains Top Spot in Indian PC Market With 28.9 Percent Share: Report

HP regained top spot with 28.9 per cent market share in the overall PC market in India that saw 8.4 per cent decline in the first quarter of 2018, a new report said on Thursday.Dell, after gaining…

People with disabilities share how clothes shopping could be made more accessible

By Rachel Thompson2018-06-28 11:15:51 UTC Clothes shopping can be a stressful experience at the best of times. But for people living with disabilities, shopping for clothing can be even more difficult…

French Design Studio Takes Aim at Hit Game Fortnite on Mobile Phones

This year's breakaway hit video game, Fortnite, which has drawn a younger generation to free-to-play multiplayer games, sending shockwaves through the console gaming market, has attracted new rivals ready…

16 nice things we've seen on the internet in 2018 so far

The internet can be ruff sometimes. We're here to help.Image:  Sally Anscombe/getty images By Nicole Gallucci2018-06-28 09:00:00 UTC We're halfway through 2018 and it's safe to say the internet's…

Waymo Needs 'Large Number' of Cars for European Robo-Taxis: CEO

Alphabet's self-driving unit Waymo will need "a large number" of cars to expand its robo-taxi service to Europe, its chief executive told a newspaper, declining to say who could supply the vehicles."Everything…

SD Express Cards With 985MBps Transfer Speeds, Up to 128TB Capacity Launched

At MWC Shanghai, SD Association (SDA), the organisation that sets standards for SD cards, has announced benefits of its new SD 7.0 specification. The specification enables two new functionalities - SD…

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Samsung Galaxy J8 With Infinity Display Goes on Sale in India

Samsung Galaxy J8 smartphone is finally available to buy in India today. Earlier this week, Samsung had announced that the handset will be available in the country starting June 28, and on Wednesday,…

Two surfers, same waves. But people aren't cool with the difference in pay.

By Johnny Lieu2018-06-28 05:18:25 UTC Over the weekend, surfers competed in the Ballito Pro, which takes place in South Africa's east. In the Billabong Junior Series, the under-18 mens winner was Indonesia's…

Trevor Larnach's homer helps Oregon State shock Arkansas in Game 2 to even CWS

11:34 PM ETOMAHA, Neb. -- Hog Heaven will have to wait at the College World Series.Oregon State rallied for three runs Wednesday night with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, winning 5-3 over Arkansas…

Mexico and South Korea: The newest of best friends after a World Cup triumph

The beginning of a beautiful friendship.Image: JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2018-06-28 01:54:55 UTC Convincingly beaten 3-0 in its match against Sweden, Mexico were set to be the next…

Facebook seeks patent on tech that turns on your smartphone microphone

Basking in that sweet, sweet data.Image: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/getty By Jack Morse2018-06-28 02:04:20 UTC To hear Facebook tell it, no one at the company is secretly using your phone's microphone to listen…

Arron Banks: Watchdog criticises charity set up by Leave.EU donor

A charity established by Leave.EU donor Arron Banks "risked misleading" the public about its activities, a report by the Charity Commission has found.The watchdog found "discrepancies" between claims…

Hidden 'shame' of elderly scam victims

Almost a third of elderly victims of fraud have been too embarrassed to tell their own families or friends what happened to them, say researchers.A report from the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies warns…

'Game of Thrones' star teases a tragic but 'fulfilling' conclusion for Jaime Lannister

We're fully on team Queen Slayer for Jaime Lannister in Season 8 of "Game of Thrones"Image: hbo By Jess Joho2018-06-27 23:16:27 UTC With only six episodes remaining in the upcoming final…

Something much weirder than a ‘supervolcano’ is brewing under New England

Scenic, volcano-less Vermont.Image: shutterstock By Mark Kaufman2018-06-27 21:59:51 UTC No, there isn't a supervolcano brewing beneath New England, despite what some media outlets are saying.  That…

Stick your head firmly in the sand with Facebook's new Keyword Snooze feature

Let's just pretend everything's fine.Image: Nastco/getty By Jack Morse2018-06-27 21:13:17 UTC Everything is not OK, but with Facebook's new Keyword Snooze feature you don't have to know that.…

RBG, Twitter is down on its knees, begging you to please stay

Don't leave us, RBGImage: robin marchant/Getty Images By Heather Dockray2018-06-27 19:58:19 UTC Many of us started this week thinking it couldn't get any worse. Oh, how young we were then. After a…

Twitter commits to taking on the bots and the abusers (yet again)

Image: Richard Drew/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Matt Binder2018-06-27 19:01:27 UTC In a new blog post on Tuesday, Twitter committed to continue dealing with problems that have long plagued the website: spam…

Meal-preppers, you need these lunch boxes in your life

By eBay2018-06-27 18:03:42 UTC Does the word "foodie" appear in your Instagram bio? Are you a devout lunch-bringer? Are you ready to go beyond Tupperware? If so, these stackable bento boxes are your new…

Walmart has dropped the price on this KitchenAid Juicer to only $99, saving you more than $200

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Start juicing for the summer with KitchenAid's Easy Clean Juicer.Image: Pexels By Rudie…

Germany Crashes Out of World Cup with Loss to South Korea

Thomas Mueller of Germany dejected as Germany lost to South Korea on Wednesday. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images, Germany humiliatingly crashed out of the World Cup with a 2-0 loss to South Korea in…

Bill Gates thinks Elon Musk's AI bots working together to beat humans in Dota 2 is a 'huge milestone'

Image: DAVID HECKER/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock By Diamond Naga Siu2018-06-27 15:12:01 UTC Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder, is a huge fan of Elon Musk's artificial intelligence research company OpenAI.…

Nintendo made an extremely limited edition cardboard Switch

The limited edition Nintendo Labo Nintendo Switch.Image: nintendo By Kellen Beck2018-06-27 14:14:15 UTC In a move that is undoubtedly making collectors sweat, Nintendo revealed a limited edition Nintendo…

Your daily smile: Lionel Messi stuns reporter who gave him a good luck charm

By Marcus Gilmer2018-06-27 13:18:13 UTC [embedded content] Lionel Messi and the Argentina national men's soccer team squeaked by Nigeria and into the knock-out round of the World Cup on Tuesday in very…

Google Announces Indie Games Accelerator for Android Developers

Google has announced the Indie Games Accelerator program for Android developers in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam. The reason for this is to help developers…

Fortnite-PUBG Lawsuit: PUBG Corp Drops Case Against Epic Games

PUBG Corp, the studio behind battle royale game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) has dropped its lawsuit against Fortnite creator Epic Games. This comes after filing a case against Epic Games in January…

MacOS Mojave: 6 hidden features you can find in the public beta

MacOS Mojave is here—at least for the brave, in a public beta. Apple makes early releases of macOS available to the public primarily because it can find more bugs if there are more people using…

Memo to 2018 from the 1960s: Forget 'civility.' Get angry. Don't stop.

By Chris Taylor2018-06-27 09:00:00 UTC To hear David Gergen tell it, the turbulent history of America's 1960s protest movement was little more than a polite disagreement between old pals.  "The anti-war…

Google Home, Google Home Mini Price in India Cut in 'Special' Offer on Flipkart

In April, Google launched the Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers in India. The two Google Assistant-powered smart speakers are available to buy online in the country exclusively via Flipkart,…

Instagram Gets Video Chat, AR Camera Effects, Topic Channels on Explore, and More

Instagram recently said it now has over a billion active users, and from the looks of it the Facebook-owned service is not planning on slowing down the relentless pace at which it keeps adding new features.…

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

OnePlus 6 Midnight Black 8GB RAM, 256GB Storage Variant Launched in India: Price, Release Date

OnePlus 6 was launched in India back in May this year along with the OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition, which was the only variant to sport 8GB of RAM and 256GB of inbuilt storage. However, the…

Asus ZenFone 5Z India Launch Set for July 4, Will Be a Flipkart-Exclusive

Asus ZenFone 5Z, the most premium out of the ZenFone 5 flagship series, is set to launch in India next week, as per a reveal on Flipkart. The smartphone is set to launch in the country at 12:30pm IST…

'Simpsons' fans dream of a Mexico and Portugal World Cup final

"MEXICO OR PORTUGAL!"Image: 20th century fox By Johnny Lieu2018-06-27 03:56:48 UTC Fans of The Simpsons will never forget its classic parody of soccer.  From 1997, the episode "The Cartridge…

Microsoft says its facial recognition technology is less biased

We're on our way to less biased facial recognition, but that won't quell other privacy concerns.Image: Getty Images By Keith Wagstaff2018-06-27 03:18:47 UTC Microsoft claims its facial recognition…

Trump-backed SC governor wins GOP runoff, extending winning streak of those favored by the president

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, an ally of President Trump, won a Republican runoff for his seat Tuesday, advancing to the general election a day after Trump campaigned for him in the state. With…

Terry Crews won't be in 'Expendables 4' because a producer tried to silence him on his sexual assault

Terry Crews faced enormous consequences for speaking up about his sexual assault.Image: Mike Pont/Getty Images By Jess Joho2018-06-27 01:03:55 UTC A popular excuse for not believing survivors of sexual…

Language lesson gap means poorest miss out, says report

Children from poorer backgrounds in England are increasingly likely to miss out on learning a foreign language, suggests a report. Some teachers blame new tougher GCSEs for putting lower ability pupils…

Facebook isn't building massive drones anymore

RIP, Zuckerdrone.Image: Facebook/YouTube By Keith Wagstaff2018-06-26 23:10:16 UTC Four years ago, Facebook shared with the world its ambitious dream of building massive drones. Today, that dream is dead.…

What's going on with Henry Cavill's beard in the 'Mission: Impossible – Fallout' trailer?

Image: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images By Chloe Bryan2018-06-26 22:11:36 UTC The trailer for Mission: Impossible – Fallout has been out for months, and somehow we all missed its most compelling component.…

Insane footage shows hot air balloon crashing into power lines before landing in lake

By Brian Koerber2018-06-26 21:07:26 UTC A hot air balloon crashed into live power lines before landing in a lake during a balloon festival in Howell, Michigan, on Sunday. Footage of the crash shows the…

LG V35 ThinQ review: A flagship phone that's afraid to lead

Image: jake krol/mashable By Jake Krol2018-06-26 20:07:54 UTC LG V35 ThinQ Fast performance • Ultra-thin design that's comfortable to hold Photo quality doesn't impress and often has exaggerated…

Iceland vs. Croatia: World Cup 2018 Live

• Croatia scores first and now leads Iceland, 1-0 early in the second half.• Refresh here for live World Cup updates and analysis from Russia. Croatia has advanced and will probably win Group…

Ranking memes, ranked

Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto By Chloe Bryan2018-06-26 18:08:54 UTC The internet, as a whole, likes to rank things. (We certainly do.) But no ranking ever feels 100 percent perfect, mostly because they…

Google Assistant on Home devices now speaks and understands Spanish

This update comes on the heels of Google Home's product launch in Spain last week and coincides with its rollout in Mexico today. The inclusion of Spanish more than doubles the previous consumer market…

France and Denmark Advance After World Cup’s First 0-0 Draw

Denmark’s defender Simon Kjaer vies with France’s forward Olivier Giroud in the first half. Jewel Samad/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images MOSCOW — For 37 games, the one certainty…

AMC takes on 'Pokémon Go' in freaky new 'The Walking Dead: Our World' game teaser

By Alison Foreman2018-06-26 15:09:53 UTC [embedded content] With massive fan bases dedicated to both The Walking Dead and augmented reality mobile gaming, The Walking Dead: Our World is sure to garner…

Trump: Harleys should not be made abroad

Donald Trump has said Harley-Davidsons should "never" be built abroad, as he attacked the firm's plans to move some production overseas to avoid European tariffs.Mr Trump said the iconic bike brand's…

Best streaming services: We compare DirecTV NOW, PlayStation Vue Sling TV, and more

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Cable doesn't care about what you want — these streaming services do.Image: Pixabay By…

France vs. Denmark: World Cup 2018 Live Updates

Denmark takes on France and is looking for a win or draw to be sure to advance at the 2018 World Cup. France is already through to the next round, but wants to win the group.• Refresh here for live…

7 noteworthy features on the new Honor 7C

Image: MASHABLE By Mashable Brand X2018-06-26 10:59:33 UTC Your smartphone is your sidekick. It's your social lifeline, your office assistant, and your family photo album — all in one pocket-sized…

Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston has mouth cancer

Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston has revealed she has mouth cancer and fears it could stop her talking and singing.The singer is due to have part of her tongue removed but is concerned she may need more extensive…

Women's top reproductive worries revealed

Avoiding an unwanted pregnancy is women's biggest reproductive concern, a survey by Public Health England suggests. More than 7,000 women responded to the first poll of its kind launched by the health…

NHS 'poor’ on treating deadly illnesses

The NHS lags behind other countries when it comes to treating common, life-threatening illnesses, an independent analysis produced for the BBC says.The report - to mark the NHS's 70th birthday - said…

Most expensive city for expats revealed

Hong Kong is back in top spot as the most expensive city to live in the world as an expat, according to research.The city of skyscrapers had dropped to second place last year behind Luanda, the capital…

Monday, 25 June 2018

iBall Slide Imprint 4G Tablet With Aadhaar-Certified Fingerprint Sensor Launched in India: Price, Specifications

iBall has expanded its existing tablet portfolio by launching a new model - iBall Slide Imprint 4G. The highlight of the new tablet is that it comes with a unique integrated fingerprint sensor that the…

Jimmy Fallon on Trump's tweet: 'Shouldn't he have more important things to do?'

By Johnny Lieu2018-06-26 05:10:35 UTC [embedded content] For the most part, Jimmy Fallon has tried to avoid being political on The Tonight Show. But he can't avoid it when the politics come to him. …

Oh, the things I would do to get this cardboard-style Nintendo Switch

Nintendo is building on its strange but wonderful cardboard Labo platform with some sweet Mario Kart integration and a truly fabulous limited edition Switch with a faux-cardboard finish. It really is…

Heather Locklear arrested for alleged attack on deputy, EMT

LOS ANGELES — Heather Locklear has been arrested on suspicion of fighting with first responders for the second time this year, authorities said Monday. Locklear appeared extremely intoxicated when…

Mispronounced names are a reality for many people. These World Cup presenters took a stand.

By Johnny Lieu2018-06-26 02:17:21 UTC At the World Cup, you'd expect to hear a whole range of names from around the globe. From the likes of Coutinho, to Pouraliganji, or Hasebe, you've likely heard commentators…

Political ads on social media must be transparent - Electoral Commission

"Urgent" action is needed to make online political advertising more honest and transparent, the UK's election watchdog has said.The head of the Electoral Commission, Sir John Holmes, said voters "need…

Olympic star Pendleton reveals depression

Olympian champion Victoria Pendleton has said she feels "psychologically and physiologically damaged" after she had to pull out of a Mount Everest climb.Last month, doctors advised the former cyclist…

The New Tax Form Is Postcard-Size, but More Complicated Than Ever

The New Tax Form Is Postcard-Size, but More Complicated Than Ever A new version of the 1040 income tax form, set for release this week, omits some popular deductions and requires several work sheets for…

City of Orlando did not renew surveillance partnership with Amazon

Orlando is just one of a handful of cities across the country that is using or is thinking about using Rekognition for surveillance purposes. Amazon had been targeting cities and marketing this tool to…

Academy invites Daniel Kaluuya, Timothée Chalamet, and 926 other new members

Daniel Kaluuya, Emilia Clarke, and Timothée Chalamet have been invited into the Academy, and we want in, too.Image: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images,  Mike Coppola/Getty Images, Steve Granitz/WireImag…

A dominant brown bear has returned to the Alaska bear cam, seeking fish and females

Bear 747 at the Brooks River falls on June 25. By Mark Kaufman2018-06-25 20:18:18 UTC Bear 747, one of the largest and most dominant Brooks River bears, has returned to his fishing grounds.  The…

Look to the night sky this week to see Saturn shining alongside the full moon

Image: NASA By Rayne Ellis2018-06-25 19:06:44 UTC Mark your calendars. This week’s night sky will provide a visual feast of celestial proportions.  As soon as the sun sets this week, look to…

Zoosk review: Easy to use and a great design, but loaded with fake accounts

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: Zoosk By Rudie ObiasMashable Deals2018-06-25 18:13:58 UTC With the number of dating sites…

Ariana Grande posted a video of her side-eyeing as a baby, and it's our new forever mood

By MJ Franklin2018-06-25 17:08:00 UTC Apparently Ariana Grande has been serving lewks since the moment she was born. On Monday, Grande — House Slytherin, carrier of the light and Dangerous Woman,…

'Saturday Night Live' wants Obama to do 'Black Jeopardy'

Barack Obama on 'Saturday Night Live' in 2007, before he had even announced his presidential run.Image: nbc By Proma Khosla2018-06-25 16:11:54 UTC "Black Jeopardy" has become one of the most indelible…

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best deals and sales will be right here

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: BoB Al-Greene / Mashable Photo Illustration By Nicole CammorataMashable Deals2018-06-25 15:19:00…

Trump slams 'dirty' Red Hen restaurant, but let's not forget Mar-a-Lago's 13 health code violations

U.S. President Donald Trump seems to be confused about health code violations.Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images By Nicole Gallucci2018-06-25 14:09:45 UTC It took Donald Trump more than two days to…

Xiaomi Mi 8 Series Sold 1 Million Units in Less Than a Month, Company Says

Xiaomi launched the Mi 8, smaller Mi 8 SE, and premium Mi 8 Explorer Edition last month. The three smartphones came with a display notch and were made available in China from June 5. Now, just 18 days…

The Crew 2 System Requirements, Download Size, Release Date, and Everything Else You Need to Know

Sequel to 2014 open-world racing game The Crew, The Crew 2 for PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC sheds the revenge plot trappings of its predecessor. Instead, it puts you in control of a variety of vehicles…

Jimmy Fallon responds after Donald Trump tells TV host to "be a man" over hair-tousling

STUDIO CITY, Calif. — It's an episode of his late night show Jimmy Fallon would rather soon forget, but the show in which he played with then-candidate Donald Trump's hair is still weighing on the…

Lawyer: Prosecutors cancel meeting with Stormy Daniels, citing leaks

Adult film actress Stormy Daniels has filed two lawsuits against President Donald Trump. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images By JOSH GERSTEIN 06/24/2018 09:19 PM EDT Updated 06/25/2018 05:59 AM EDT 2018-06-25T05:59-0400…

What’s the Yield Curve? ‘A Powerful Signal of Recessions’ Has Wall Street’s Attention

What’s the Yield Curve? ‘A Powerful Signal of Recessions’ Has Wall Street’s AttentionBy Matt PhillipsJune 25, 2018You can try and play down a trade war with China. You can brush…

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Announced With 4GB Of RAM, SD660 SoC & Oreo

Xiaomi has just announced its fourth-gen tablet, the Mi Pad 4. The company introduced this tablet in China, as per usual, and it’s one of the very few new tablets that we’ve seen announced…

WhatsApp for Android Gets Media Visibility Feature for Individual Contacts, Groups

WhatsApp for Android now lets you toggle the Media Visibility feature for any specific chat. This expands the original experience that debuted on the WhatsApp beta for Android version 2.18.159 last month…

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Apple Refutes iPhone Passcode Bypass Claims by Hacker, Claims It's a Result of 'Incorrect Testing'

Apple will soon bring the controversial USB Restricted Mode to iPhone and iPad devices with the rollout of iOS 12 later this year. This toggle in the settings will cut off communication through the USB…

As Facebook Ages, Teens Look Elsewhere to Connect

Manon, 17, has a Facebook account but to connect with her friends she turns to other social networks like Instagram or Snapchat."I don't use it to post status updates or personal information," the San…

Every Step China's Taking to Contain Losses in Financial Markets

LISTEN TO ARTICLE SHARE THIS ARTICLE Policy makers in China are taking measures to instill confidence in one of the world’s worst-performing equity markets -- to limited success so far.The steps,…

'Westworld' season finale can't escape the maze it's created

"Westworld" closed a chaotic second season with a finale that encapsulated it -- combining operatic highs, thoughtful dialogue and time-bending twists. The ungainly mix of those elements, however, has…

Kangaroo invades field, decides it wants to play goalkeeper

By Johnny Lieu2018-06-25 02:20:36 UTC Although there's a lot of them around, Australians will have you believe that kangaroos aren't actually hopping up and down our city streets. Then something like…

'Shakespeare would recognise this theatre... except the scaffolding'

When Shakespeare wrote about the winter of our discontent being "made glorious summer by this sun of York", he wasn't worrying about the city's weather.But 300 "groundlings", who will watch plays in a…

5 things white people can do before they call the cops on a black person

Don't turn into a #BBQBecky or #PermitPatty and weaponize your phone by calling the cops on a black person for no real reason.Image: Shutterstock / Tymonko Galyna By Rebecca Ruiz2018-06-24 23:59:49…

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 With 8-Inch Full-HD Display, Snapdragon 660 SoC Launched: Price, Specifications

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 was launched in China on Sunday evening. The tablet was launched alongside Xiaomi's latest budget smartphone, the Redmi 6 Pro. The Mi Pad 4 has been launched in both Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi…

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro With 19:9 Display, Dual Rear Cameras, AI Face Unlock Launched: Price, Specifications

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro was launched in China late on Sunday night, ahead of its anticipated launch on Monday. Xiaomi is touting the Redmi 6 Pro's 5.84-inch 19:9 display, dual rear cameras, an octa-core Snapdragon…

The Washington Post instructs us to 'Let the Trump team eat in peace,' but people are not having it

Image: Getty Images By Martha Tesema2018-06-24 20:56:27 UTC The Washington Post has jumped to the defense of Sarah Sanders a day after the press secretary was refused service at a restaurant. The piece,…

Colombia's superstars shine in 3-0 dissection of Poland

Final score: Colombia 3-0 Poland Whew did Colombia need that. We hope you didn’t judge them on a match where they played 87 minutes with ten men and James Rodriguez starting on the bench. As it…

Senegal's team easily has the best dance moves of the World Cup

Image: AFP/Getty Images By Martha Tesema2018-06-24 18:46:03 UTC If you haven't yet landed on who to root for during the World Cup, you should seriously consider getting behind Senegal.  Sure, the…

'The Office' just reinvented the ABCs

By Martha Tesema2018-06-24 17:57:32 UTC It's been five long years since The Office finale, but thankfully its supporters have ensured that the show will live on forever. Twitter user @The_life_of_ACE…

Six Goals for England and an Open Door Into the Next Round

England’s John Stones scored his second goal of the match against Panama on Sunday. Martin Bernetti/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia — It was Saturday afternoon…

Tom Holland Delivers Perfect Burn for Anthony Mackie Not Watching 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

Tom Holland just found out that his Marvel Cinematic Universe co-star Anthony Mackie hasn’t seen Spider-Man: Homecoming and he had the perfect retort. Holland and Mackie were both guests at Ace…

Japan vs. Senegal: World Cup 2018 Live

• Sadio Mane scored in the 12th minute to give Senegal a 1-0 lead over Japan.• Refresh here for live World Cup updates and analysis from Yekaterinburg.• The Times is covering every 2018…

England Advances in World Cup after Rout of Panama

England’s John Stones scored his second goal of the match against Panama on Sunday. Martin Bernetti/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Harry Kane’s three goals led England to an easy…

With prestige TV, sometimes less is more

Image: john p. johnson/hbo By Proma Khosla2018-06-24 13:16:57 UTC We live in an era of peak television – peak prestige television. Shows with prolific stars, massive budgets, and high production…

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' sequel title leaves Peter Parker far from home

Image: Sony / Marvel By Adam Rosenberg2018-06-24 11:50:16 UTC We have a title. Tom Holland's habit of "spoiling" the biggest secrets of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (not to be confused with Mark Ruffalo's…

There's a race to discover dark matter, and it's deep underground

Dark matter The underground race to solve the universe's biggest mystery by Keith Wagstaff Dark matter The underground race to solve the universe's biggest mystery by Keith Wagstaff In the heart of an…

4 of the best high-speed chargers from LinearFlux, all on sale

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: linearflux By Team CommerceMashable Deals2018-06-24 10:00:00 UTC When Han Solo wanted to outrun…

17 of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's best Instagram posts from 2018 so far

Image: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images By Martha Tesema2018-06-24 09:00:00 UTC Though the happy corners of the internet are few and far between, if there's one place we've come to count on, it's Dwayne "The…

Ed Sheeran stops sell-out Cardiff concert for the toilet - twice

Ed Sheeran temporarily stopped his latest sell-out concert on his world tour to go to the toilet - twice.The Grammy award winning singer halted his Saturday night set in Cardiff because he "needed a pee"…

Fortnite Android Download release warning: Big Mobile news ahead of launch date

Fortnite on Mobile has proven to be a masterstroke from Epic Games, who have seen their Battle Royale mode become one of the most popular in the world.It was recently revealed that the iOS port has brought…

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Oppo Find X Launch, Nokia X6 and Redmi Pro 6 Coming Soon, Jio v Airtel, and More News This Week

The week just past had some big launches, such as the Oppo Find X, and as usual, the telecom sector had its share of updates, with numerous new plans and offers being announced for subscribers. The week…

Woman denied medication to end her pregnancy by pharmacist

A woman, who is on the verge of suffering a miscarriage, claims a pharmacist would not sell her prescription medication to end her pregnancy “because of his ethical beliefs”.Arizona mum Nicole…

Teenager uses sign language to communicate with blind and deaf man

Related content (CNN) - A 15-year-old is being widely praised for an act of kindness during a cross-country flight.Clara Daly was traveling with her mother, Jane, from Boston to Los Angeles on an Alaska…

New study indicates video games aren't just for boys anymore: A Foolish Take

Leo Sun The Motley Fool Published 10:00 p.m. UTC Jun 23, 2018 Teenage boys play more video games than teenage girls, but the gap between them may be smaller than you think. Pew Research Center's latest…

Apple pushes back on hacker's iPhone passcode bypass report

(Image: file photo) A security researcher's demonstration that purportedly bypassed a passcode on up-to-date iPhones and iPads has been pushed back by Apple. Matthew Hickey, a security researcher and…

Tomorrow's Cities: Can start-ups solve city issues?

Media playback is unsupported on your device The Waterloo corridor, which runs between the cities of Toronto and Waterloo in Canada, is home to coyotes, deer and, increasingly, tech firms.Google, Research…

Her tweet echoed Sarah Huckabee Sanders, but her story had a much different ending

Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images By Adam Rosenberg2018-06-24 00:05:26 UTC They both got kicked out of different Washington, D.C. area restaurants on Friday. But only one suffered unjust treatment.…

SpaceX test-fires reused rocket in preparation for space station cargo mission

File photo of a Falcon 9 static fire test at Cape Canaveral. Credit: Steven Young/Spaceflight Now A rocket booster SpaceX used to launch a planet-hunting NASA observatory two months ago fired again Saturday…

Beyoncé's 'APESH*T' dance inspires the only good Twitter challenge

By Laura Vitto2018-06-23 22:07:35 UTC *Beyoncé voice*: Have you ever seen the crowd...of Beyoncé stans draped in white sheets and dancing to their idol's latest single?  No? Let us…

Love Story: Mexico Wins Again and Fans Roar for the Coach

South Korea’s Kim Young-gwon reacted after Mexico scored its second goal on Saturday. Efrem Lukatsky/Associated Press ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — The singing started in the dying minutes of the…

Kroos’s Late Goal Saves Germany’s World Cup

Germany’s Toni Kroos celebrated scoring what turned out to be the game-winning goal against Sweden. Michael Dalder/Reuters SOCHI, Russia — Germany saved its World Cup with one swing of Toni…

LIVE: Toivonen Scores for Sweden, Puts Germany on Brink of World Cup Exit

Welcome! To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads. Those advertisers use tracking…

This moon blob meme was the one good thing on the internet this week

By Morgan Sung2018-06-23 17:38:59 UTC This is One Good Thing, a weekly column where we tell you about the only nice thing that happened on the internet this week. First up: A very cute meme. It was a…

Restaurant bombarded with Yelp reviews after refusing to serve Sarah Huckabee Sanders

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave the Red Hen restaurant.Image: Alex Wong/Getty Images By Nicole Gallucci2018-06-23 17:14:58 UTC The Red Hen restaurant in Lexington,…

Blood Moon Next Month To Be The Longest Total Lunar Eclipse Of The Century, Astronomers Reveal

July 2018 is set to be an extremely exciting month for stargazers and backyard astronomers from all walks of life as the world bears witness to the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century, according…

Cynthia Nixon celebrates #TransDayofAction with heartfelt Instagram post about her son

By Nicole Gallucci2018-06-23 14:57:20 UTC In honor of Trans Day of Action, Cynthia Nixon shared a touching Instagram post to celebrate her oldest child. On Friday, the Sex and the City star — who's…

Seth Rogen refused Paul Ryan's selfie request in front of the congressman's kids

By Nicole Gallucci2018-06-23 14:19:05 UTC [embedded content] Seth Rogen stopped by The Late Show on Friday to chat about work, Canada's marijuana legalization, and the time he shut down Paul Ryan's selfie…

Brexit: Marchers demand final Brexit deal vote

Campaigners are marching in central London to demand a final vote on any UK exit deal.Thousands of people have joined the march to Parliament, on the second anniversary of the UK voting to leave the EU.The…

Belgium vs. Tunisia: World Cup Live

• Eden Hazard scored on a penalty kick in the 5th minute to give Belgium an early 1-0 lead over Tunisia in their World Cup match.• The Times is reporting live on every game of the 2018 World…

Galaxy S9 vs. Pixel 2: Which Android phone should you buy?

If you're in the market for a top Android phone, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Google Pixel 2 are probably on your list of considerations. That's no surprise -- as the reigning Android phone maker, Samsung…

Get a subscription to Timelinr on sale and keep projects organized for life

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. It's time to organize your team.Image: pexels By TEAM COMMERCEMashable Deals2018-06-23 10:00:00…

Alcatel 1 Android Go Smartphone Spotted With 1GB RAM, 18:9 Display

Alcatel 1 is set to be the latest budget smartphone in the company's lineup. When Alcatel 1X debuted at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, it was one of the first Android Go smartphones.…

Apple Rolls Out Keyboard Service Program for MacBook, MacBook to Fix 'Sticky Key' Issues

Apple is finally taking action on the notorious butterfly-switch keyboard in the MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops. Apple on Friday finally admitted the issue that has been occurring with some MacBook and…

Brexit: PM 'not bluffing' over no-deal Brexit ahead of march

Senior Cabinet ministers have insisted the UK is prepared to walk away from Brexit talks without a deal, on the second anniversary of the vote.Liam Fox said Theresa May was "not bluffing" over her threat…

Friday, 22 June 2018

Bitfinex Chief Strategy Officer Phil Potter Departs

Bitfinex Chief Strategy Officer Phil Potter is leaving the cryptocurrency trading platform, the executive and the exchange told Reuters on Friday.Potter will be replaced in the interim by Chief Executive…

BlackBerry Signals Slowing Sales on Subscription Switch

Canada's BlackBerry signaled slowing sales in its software and services business as it switches to a subscription-based model, sending its shares down nearly 10 percent.The company forecast 8 percent…

Anthony Bourdain's Greatest Triumph Was Calling BS on French Food

Frogs in the throatAnthony Bourdain’s Greatest Triumph Was Calling B.S. on French FoodIt took more than a century but who can now seriously believe that French chefs have no equal? Bourdain’s…

On Trans Day of Action, Cynthia Nixon reveals her oldest child is transgender

Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries. We are engaged on the issue and committed to looking at options that support our full range of digital offerings to the…

Momentum chief Jon Lansman's 'run on pound' fear

A future Labour government should prepare for resistance from global corporations and could face a run on the pound, Momentum's founder says.Jon Lansman, who heads the Jeremy Corbyn support movement,…

Meet Game of Thrones' woman of weapons

It's probably not a good idea to get into an argument with Natalia Lee.The only female armourer working on Game of Thrones, she looks after all the show's weapons, from flaming arrows to giant catapults.…

Trump threatens tariffs on European auto imports in escalation of trade dispute

Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries. We are engaged on the issue and committed to looking at options that support our full range of digital offerings to the…

The real hero of 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' was this cute headbutting dinosaur

So cute. Just don't get in its way.Image: Universal Pictures By Keith Wagstaff2018-06-22 23:21:27 UTC Spoilers ahead, but they're very small, like Compsognathus. Chris Pratt has the abs, smile, and…

The only people left in my Snapchat feed are two Snap employees

On Snapchat, I think I'm alone now.Image: screenshot: rachel kraus/mashable By Rachel Kraus2018-06-22 21:59:16 UTC Opening Snapchat lately feels like peering into the back of a dark, old wardrobe,…

PIA review: A fast and secure VPN, but Netflix users need not apply

Image: Bob Al-Greene/Mashable By Dmitry Dragilev2018-06-22 20:53:17 UTC $$2.91 a month Good security features • Lightning-fast internet speeds • Easy to use • Great for torrenting No Netflix…

Google Measure app is available (but glitchy) on even more phones

Google Measure cannot detect objects very well and has no depth perception whatsoever. The app says it is best used on a well-lit, patterned platform, but it barely discerns patterns regardless of the…

Astronaut Jeanette Epps still can't tell us why NASA pulled her from historic space mission

NASA's Jeanette Epps.Image: NASA/Robert Markowitz By Miriam Kramer2018-06-22 18:57:42 UTC NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps should be in space right now. But instead, she's stuck on Earth. In January,…

This is the Lego Batmobile that Batman would want

DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Image: jacob krol/mashable…

BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning

The car giant BMW has followed plane maker Airbus in warning of the adverse consequences of Brexit. BMW UK boss Ian Robertson told the BBC it needed clarity by the end of the summer. It makes the Mini…

'Florida' is a haunting look at the 'pestilence and dread' hiding in the sunshine state

Image: Riverhead Books By MJ Franklin2018-06-22 16:15:05 UTC Lauren Groff knows what you think of when you think of Florida: Disney, Miami, Florida Man. But in her new book Florida, the writer describes…

The US army will give startups who invent new weapons a cash prize

Soldier is Using Laptop Computer and Radio for Communication During Military Operation in the Desert.Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto By Rachel Kraus2018-06-22 15:15:38 UTC Move over, YCombinator. The…

Become an Excel power user with this $15 app

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: rawpixel  / Unsplash By Team CommerceMashable Deals2018-06-22 14:21:22 UTC Microsoft…

Amazon deals for Friday: Save on Amazon Fire TV Cubes, GoPro Hero5 cameras, 'Jurassic Park' on Blue-ray, and more

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Snag deep discounts on GoPro Hero5 digital cameras, the Amazon Fire TV Cube, and more.Image: amazon/mashable…

Samsung's First Android Go Smartphone Now Being Tested in Dozens of Markets: Report

Just weeks after being rumoured for testing its first Android Go handset in four initial markets, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, Samsung is now claimed to have widened the testing…

YouTube Intros New Ways For Creators To Make Money

YouTube has introduced new tools designed to help creators generate income from their content while also continuing to grow their communities and deepen engagement with fans. The video-sharing service…

David Harbour is apparently hopeless at keeping 'Stranger Things' secrets

By Sam Haysom2018-06-22 10:08:36 UTC [embedded content] When Stranger Things showrunners and Netflix execs are conveying sensitive information to the cast about upcoming plot details, it isn't the kids…

Google Vault Gets New Hangouts Meet and Drive Trash File Retention Rules, Improved Search, More

G Suite of Google has introduced several new features in the latest update to Google Vault. To recall, the Google Vault is a product that lets you retain, hold, search, and export data to support your…

Facebook Expands Fact-Checking Initiative to New Countries

Facebook has announced to expand its fact-checking programme to new countries that aims to fight spread of fake news on its platform.The social media giant now has the fact-checking programme running…

Google Engineers Said to Refuse to Build Security Tool to Win Military Contracts

Earlier this year, a group of influential software engineers in Google's cloud division surprised their superiors by refusing to work on a cutting-edge security feature. Known as "air gap," the technology…

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Nokia Seller HMD Looks to Smart and Feature Phones to Grow Its African Business

HMD Global, the Finnish company that owns the rights to sell Nokia-branded phones, is targeting growth in both its smartphones and more basic models as it bids to become Africa's number-one phone brand,…

LGBTQ truckers talk embracing identity and finding community over thousands of miles

Uber's Greg Murphy hosts a Pride panel for LGBTQ truckers.Image: sasha lekach/mashable By Sasha Lekach2018-06-22 05:04:44 UTC Long-haul truck drivers already face plenty of dangers on the road, but…

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket gets Air Force certification

Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries. We are engaged on the issue and committed to looking at options that support our full range of digital offerings to the…

2018 NBA Draft grades: LIVE pick-by-pick results tracker, analysis for first and second rounds

There have already been a lot of twists and turns in the 2018 NBA Draft, and we still have a long way to go. The Mavericks and Hawks swapped top-five picks, and Michael Porter Jr. nearly fell out of the…

Roseanne spinoff The Conners ordered - without Roseanne

ABC has ordered a spinoff to comedy series Roseanne, without the involvement of its creator and namesake, Roseanne Barr.The original writers, producers and cast members will appear in the new show, given…

ABC picks up 'Roseanne' spinoff without Roseanne

Meet 'The Conners,' the 'Roseanne' spinoff show coming this fall.Image: ABC By Jess Joho2018-06-22 01:17:57 UTC The Conners are coming back – minus one. After Roseanne Bar's racist…

YouTube just made it easier for creators to make money without ads

YouTube's biggest stars have more ways to make money.Image: brittany herbert/mashable By Karissa Bell2018-06-21 23:45:00 UTC Just one day after Instagram revealed its new, YouTube-like service, YouTube…

House postpones immigration vote until next week

President Donald Trump's message didn't do anything but make the situation more difficult for Speaker Paul Ryan and his top lieutenants. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo The ‘compromise’ bill…

Kate Spade's Dad Tragically Dies Day Before Her Funeral: 'He Was Heartbroken' Over Her Suicide

Kate Spade’s family has been hit with yet another blow just weeks after her death, they have revealed. And it couldn’t have come at a worse time for them. Kate Spade’s beloved father…

Melania's tone deaf jacket gets instantly burned by memes

By Morgan Sung2018-06-21 20:49:12 UTC The First Lady made it too easy. Melania Trump made a surprise visit to Texas on Thursday to meet detained immigrant children at the U.S. border. Considering she's…

Croatia Buries Argentina’s World Cup Hopes in a Deep Hole

• Ivan Rakitic just tacked on one more goal for Croatia, who have dealt an almost-fatal blow to Argentina’s World Cup hopes.• Croatia’s Luka Modric delivered the dagger goal in the…

'The Year of Spectacular Men' is the indie romcom millennials need

The Year of Spectacular Men follows a recent college grad, Izzy Klein, highlighting the turmoil in love, family, and career millennials face in their 20s.Lea Thompson and daughter Madelyn Deutch sit down…

This steadicam operator lets her work do the talking, inspiring other women in the industry through her hustle, dedication to craft and creativity

Known on Instagram as Steadijess, Jessica Lopez is a rising star when it comes to mastering the art of steadicam. Having worked on big projects, including 'A Wrinkle In Time', Jessica is hustling to achieve…

France Advances in World Cup by Eliminating Peru

France’s Kylian Mbappe attempted a shot against Peru on Thursday. He scored the lone goal of the match, lifting France to a 1-0 victory. Hector Retamal/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images…

Humble Bundle is offering a 'pay what you want' deal on cybersecurity software and it's for a good cause

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Save big on cybersecurity software via Humble Bundle.Image: pexel By Rudie ObiasMashable Deals2018-06-21…

Netflix drops charming trailer for 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before'

By Proma Khosla2018-06-21 15:21:36 UTC [embedded content] Netflix released the first trailer for its film adaptation of To All the Boys I've Loved Before, and the film looks just as lovely as the novel…

Denmark on Pace to Advance in World Cup After Draw With Australia

Australia’s Mile Jedinak scored on a penalty kick to tie their match against Denmark on Thursday. Stu Forster/Getty Images Denmark and Australia played a 1-1 draw in Samara on Thursday that kept…

Amazon's Fire TV Cube is a glimpse at Alexa-controlled entertainment, but it needs work

DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. The Fire TV Cube is what…

Instagram star Daryl Aiden Yow used stock image photos

A popular Instagram photographer has apologised after being caught posting stock image library content and indicating it was his own work.Singapore-based Daryl Aiden Yow has more than 104,000 followers…

Google Chrome for Android Now Auto-Downloads Articles for Offline Reading

Google Chrome for Android has received the ability to start making content offline for you. The browser essentially downloads relevant articles automatically when connected to an umetered Wi-Fi network,…

PIB YouTube Channel Up and Running, but Misses PM Modi's Yoga Day Event

The Press Information Bureau's official YouTube channel was unblocked at 8am Thursday just after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's yoga event got over, a senior official said.The channel was blocked as YouTube…

12 of the best Amazon Alexa skills for kids (and their parents)

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Look mom, I'm learning!Image: pixabay By Rudie ObiasMashable Deals2018-06-21 09:00:00 UTC Amazon…

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Design, Colour Options Confirmed in New Official Renders

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro design and colour options have been confirmed ahead of its formal launch that is set for June 25 in a new series of official renders. The fresh revelation emerged days after a couple…

Guys, Pete Davidson finally confirmed he's engaged to Ariana Grande

By Shannon Connellan2018-06-21 06:30:52 UTC [embedded content] Finally, this shenanigan of guesswork is over. After adorable Instagrams and rumours fluttered about over the last week, Saturday Night Live's…

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Dixons Carphone sees big profits fall

Dixons Carphone has seen a 28% fall in annual profits as the retailer admitted that it had "plenty of work to do" in revamping its business.Statutory pre-tax profits for the 2017-18 financial year fell…

Mass Fidelity Core Review

Like it or not, Bluetooth speakers are everywhere, and dedicated stereo setups are becoming extremely rare. Audio quality is slowly and steadily taking a backseat to convenience. Mass Fidelity, a…

Stephen Colbert calls BS on Trump's 'fix' for humanitarian crisis

Stephen Colbert isn't fooled by Trump's executive order and you shouldn't be either.Image: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via Getty Image By Shannon Connellan2018-06-21 03:34:06 UTC Following public…

The Latest: New Jersey's Taylor Hall wins Hart Trophy as MVP

It appears that you are trying to access our website from a location in the European Union, which enforces the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Unfortunately, because of this regulation we cannot…

Brexit: Theresa May vows 'smooth and orderly' EU exit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Theresa May has welcomed the passing of the Brexit bill through Parliament as "a crucial step" in delivering a "smooth and orderly Brexit".Peers accepted the…

Bad Lip Reading of Trump-Kim summit is more believable than what really happened

By Morgan Sung2018-06-21 01:12:57 UTC [embedded content] Bad Lip Readings are back and they're better than ever.  The Trump-Kim summit in Singapore had a plethora of cringey moments, from the bizarre…

'Should I stay or should I go now?'

Emilia Wilton-Godberfforde is facing a big decision - will she continue working as an academic in UK universities after Brexit?She is British but her husband is French and they are worried about the uncertainty…

Lawsuit: Detained Immigrant Children in Texas Forced to Take Antipsychotic Drugs

A June 1 protest in New York against the Trump administration’s policy to separate undocumented children from their parents at the border. Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images)A series of heartbreaking investigative…

Dad cons his way into getting a nice table at a booked restaurant

By Martha Tesema2018-06-20 22:03:45 UTC Legal or not, sometimes all it takes is a quick catfish to get what you want.  After trying to book a table at a restaurant and being told there were no availabilities,…

The question everyone's asking about kids detained at the border: 'Where are the girls?'

Image: John Moore/Getty Images By Nicole Gallucci2018-06-20 21:10:20 UTC Since early May, more than 2,000 migrant children have been separated from their families at the border of the United States. In…

Stunning space photo shows orange glow of the Kilauea volcano from orbit

The orange dot is Kilauea volcano's lava flows before sunrise, as seen from orbit.Image: nasa/ricky arnold By Miriam Kramer2018-06-20 20:18:21 UTC From the ground, the erupting Kilauea volcano on…

Big readers will love this multicolored mood lamp

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The Book Light Mood Lamp is a great way to express your love of books. It's got 5 different colors and some other cool features that will brighten your day. You can…

Instagram challenges YouTube with IGTV, a new app for creators

Instagram is making its next move.Image: Getty Images By Karissa Bell2018-06-20 18:20:06 UTC Instagram is getting serious about challenging YouTube. Today, the company announced IGTV, Instagram's new…

Bose SoundSport Free earbuds sound better than AirPods, but they're still lacking

DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Yeah, these wireless earbuds…

Amazon has a great deal on Echo Spots: Save $40 when you buy 2

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Want an Echo Spot? How about two?Image: amazon By Dorothy PittiMashable Deals2018-06-20 16:17:11…

Europe considers internet copyright law that would kill your favorite gifs and memes

Article 13 of the directive requires websites to monitor everything uploaded from the EU to ensure the content does not include copyrighted material. That would include memes, gifs, remixes, and any other…

Best Amazon deals for June 20: Save on ASUS gaming laptops, Instant Pot, and a two-pack of Echo Spots

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Save on Logitech, ASUS, Cusimax, Amazon Cloud Cams, and much moreImage: amazon/mashable composite…

Myntra Blink Go Fitness Tracker, Its First Smart Wearable Device, Launched at Rs. 4,199

Flipkart-owned online fashion marketplace Myntra on Wednesday launched its first smart wearable device, the Blink Go. Priced at Rs. 4,199 (MRP), the fitness band was developed at Innovation Labs of Myntra-Jabong,…

Amazon India Expands Alexa Compatibility to Smart Home Cameras, Voice Remotes, and Sony TVs

Amazon India on Wednesday announced the expansion of compatible smart home products in the country for its digital assistant Alexa and its Echo range of smart speakers. These include certain models of…

Desperate Coinbase customers turn to SEC with allegations of fraud

Anger, confusion, and despair.Image: The Washington Post/Getty By Jack Morse2018-06-20 11:15:00 UTC Life savings lost. Desperate cries for help. Allegations of fraud. In the six years since its founding,…

Become a Facebook marketing pro with this $10 online course

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Learn how to sell your products or services on Facebook.Image: Pexels By TEAM COMMERCEMashable Deals2018-06-20…

Internet Now Has 333.8 Million Domain Names, Says VeriSign

Global leader in domain names and Internet security VeriSign on Tuesday announced that the first quarter of 2018 saw approximately 1.4 million domain name registrations, taking their total number to approximately…

Facebook Messenger Gets Autoplaying Video Ads

Facebook Messenger, one of the most popular instant messaging platforms on mobile out there, is getting a new update that most users won't like. The Facebook-owned messaging app is getting autoplay video…

Gambling firm hit with £2m penalty

Online gambling operator 32Red has been hit with a £2m penalty for failing to protect a problem gambler.The customer had been allowed to deposit £758,000 with the firm with no money laundering…

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

US Senate Backers of ZTE Measure Will Battle Trump Over Chinese Firm

US senators who back a clampdown on ZTE Corp urged fellow lawmakers on Tuesday not to give in to White House pressure to support an agreement lifting a ban on the Chinese telecommunications company.That…

Nokia 2 Android 8.1 Oreo Beta Update Now Available, Announces HMD Global

HMD Global, the licensee the Nokia mobile brand, back in May 2018 at its product launch event promised an Android 8.1 Oreo update for its affordable Nokia 2 handset. Now, the Finnish phone maker has fulfilled…

Rachel Maddow breaks down over babies being sent to 'tender age' shelters

By Keith Wagstaff2018-06-20 03:32:22 UTC It's hard to rattle Rachel Maddow.  No matter how infuriating the news, she usually stays calm and collected. But news that the Trump administration is forcibly…

Protesters disrupt Kirstjen Nielsen's dinner at a Mexican restaurant, of all places

“We will not stand by and let Secretary Nielsen dine in peace."Image: Alex Wong/Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2018-06-20 02:27:38 UTC If you're behind the separation of Latino families at the…

Microsoft employees demand cancellation of contracts with ICE

Microsoft employees want contracts cut with ICE.Image: John Moore/Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2018-06-20 01:35:36 UTC With pressure mounting on the Trump administration's family separation policy, Microsoft…