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Last Tuesday, Niantic Labs rolled out new versions of “Pokémon GO” — version 0.59.1 for Android and version 1.29.1 for iOS — promising that the 7-day streak feature will henceforth deliver rewards li
In a blockbuster announcement, FBI director James Comey told Congress that his agency is in fact investigating whether Russia interfered with the U.S. presidential election and whether the Trump campa
Chris DeWolfe, the co-founder of mobile games maker Jam City, tells Jefferson Graham how mobile games are more profitable than movies, and how a social network inspired him to start his next-generatio
In a blockbuster announcement, FBI director James Comey told Congress that his agency is in fact investigating whether Russia interfered with the U.S. presidential election and whether the Trump campa
Researchers from Berkeley Lab used data from sky surveys conducted with telescopes in Maui and in New Mexico to create detailed ‘dust maps’ of the Milky Way.
Devin Walker isn’t new to MTV challenges. Going into Season 1 of the network’s dating spin-off series “Are You the One: Second Chances,” the reality veteran already has a win under his belt. Not only
The evidence the Trump campaign colluded with Russian operatives is more than circumstantial, Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said Tuesday. The comments fo
In recent tests across the Atlantic Ocean, a new type of optical digital signal processing technology from Nokia Bell Labs achieved a capacity that’s roughly 2.5 times that of current systems.
Emojipedia has published 69 mockups of what the proposed tiny pictographs could look like when they hit users’ keyboards this summer. The list includes fairies, a face vomiting and a woman breast-fe
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Starting on Monday, Wells Fargo & Co depositors can withdraw money using a smartphone at any branded ATM, the latest sign of U.S. lenders moving away from traditional brick-and-mo
Don’t be surprised when you see more Water-type Pokémon spawning in your location starting today, The Pokémon Company just launched the global Water Festival in “Pokémon GO.” This in-game event is ma
While being busy at work is associated with a higher status among Americans, the opposite is true for Italians - who view people with leisurely lives as higher status, researchers have found.
Nintendo has released its mobile game Super Mario Run for the Android platform one day ahead of schedule. Android users can now download and install the game via the Google Play Store. The game comes
Google Maps announced a new feature on Wednesday that could make traveling with and meeting up with friends or family much easier.             
Instagram will soon let users book appointments directly through the app. The social media platform will add the new feature later this year in a bid to take on the likes of OpenTable and Yelp.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Google said on Wednesday it would offer an audio-only option on its Duo video calls service to help users communicate using poor-quality connections, and was adding a feature to
A survey found UK citizens believe robots would make better politicians than human officials. Approximately 66% see it happening by 2037, but 16% said it will occur in the next one to two years.
As the White House attempts to distance itself from former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort, details of his ties to Russia keep piling up. The Associated Press reported Manafort worked secretly in
Online black markets for cracked John Deere firmware have sprung up in Eastern Europe after the tractor manufacturer introduced restrictive new licensing agreements that ban self-repair.
Both of Earth’s poles are looking at record low sea ice extent levels, according to NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). Every year, sea ice in the Arctic grows and expands throug
Jamaican co-founder Latoya Nugent of the Tambourine Army was arrested and charged last week with three counts of "malicious communication" for exposing a list of alleged sexual predators on social me
NASA researchers found that Ceres mysterious bright deposits, which are thought to be water ice, are more likely to appear in craters subjected to millions of years without sunlight.
President Donald Trump met with members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Wednesday, more than two month after the bloc of African-American elected officials sent him a letter with a list of de
The Federal Drug Administration announced Tuesday that breast implants had been linked to the development of a rare cancer, a link the administration was hesitant to make in 2011 when concerns were
The United States Senate is planning to start the process Wednesday to eliminate rules that would prevent broadband internet providers from collecting sensitive data from subscribers. A vote is expec
The Army’s traditional gas masks could be undergoing a complete design makeover soon. The reason for the change? To accommodate facial hair. Gas masks, which cannot seal properly if the wearer has a
The Nimuno Loops project on Indiegogo wants to put Lego blocks in all sorts of exciting places with a flexible Lego-compatible adhesive tape.             
Sony dropped the version 4.50 firmware update for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro earlier this month, but for many users, it’s caused some unexpected problems. On Sony’s PS4 forum via Polygo
A revolutionary new hypothesis says the relationships between the major groups of dinosaurs need radical reorganization             
US Representative Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) first proposed “Dig Once” legislation in 2009, but it has recently resurfaced due to House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chair Marsha Blackburn.
Contrary to the common belief that corruption is on the rise within the U.S. government—a swamp desperately in need of draining, as some might say—prosecutions of corrupt officials fell markedly in t
A lower-cost vaccine provides strong protection against rotavirus, a diarrheal disease, and could be particularly useful in poorer countries, researchers said.
An animal rights group accused the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) of performing medical experiments on dogs at several facilities in Virginia, Military Times reported Tuesday.
During President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech in January, much of his message was focused on the economy, jobs and what he implied was a disappearing middle class. Indeed, Trump mentioned the w
President Donald Trump followed the tradition of former President Barack Obama Wednesday by wishing everyone celebrating Persian New Year, known as Nowruz, “freedom, dignity, and wealth” in the upcom
Rumors swirled about the well-being of Richard Simmons, the fitness guru, after he was not seen in public for more than three years. One bit of gossip claimed he was being held prisoner by his housek
Clean and fresh water is a renewable resource many people in the world don’t have access to and every year the United Nations hosts World Water Day on March 22 to raise awareness around water. This
Referees could get to watch replays on tablets and a play clock will be started after an extra point as part of a plan to speed up National Football League games, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said
A car and knife attack near Parliament in London Wednesday has left at least four people dead and 20 others injured as the British officials scrambled with what was being treated as a possible terror
Researchers at Northwestern scanned brain waves of people watching movie trailers to determine what type of content is most engaging and memorable to consumers.
Facebook is bringing its Facebook Live streaming video feature to desktop users, the social media network announced Wednesday. If you’re on a desktop or laptop with a webcam, you can now stream to f
The moves from Enterprise, Verizon and GSK suggest the advertiser boycott that began in the U.K. is quickly spreading.             
United States Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) suggested in a Congressional hearing on the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement officials Wednesday that facial recognition so
The head of the U.N's International Atomic Energy Agency says the inspections regimen put in place to closely monitor Iran's nuclear activity is in jeopardy unless the U.S. and other nations contribut
They’ve been married for 20 years and have collaborated on several songs during that time, but for the first time, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw are releasing an entire joint album.
The iPhone beat out all other smartphones in 2016, in terms of shipments, according to analysis from the firm IHS Markit. The iPhone 6S performed better than all competitors last year, the firm said.
No matter if you ask Democrats or Republicans, conservatives or liberals, most people can agree on one thing: Education is important. For many, earning a degree is essential to earning enough money t
Kevin Durant is slowly working towards returning from his knee injury. The Golden State Warriors' forward is making progress after suffering an MCL sprain and a bone bruise in his left knee. Durant h
De Beers Group now has complete ownership of its namesake jewelry retail brand. The renowned diamond company announced Tuesday that it has officially bought LVMH-Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s 50 perc
Things weren’t easy when Tracey Matthews was a child and it let her to balloon to a weight of 605 pounds. On Wednesday’s edition of “My 600-Lb Life,” the 44-year-old grandmother allowed TLC cameras t
If you’ve ever seen “Harry Potter” actor Rupert Grint and “Shape of You” singer Ed Sheeran, you may have gotten the two confused. With both being red heads, sharing the same height and the same smirk
Both humans and smartphones show a degree of error in distinguishing face morph photos from their 'real' faces on fraudulent identity cards, new research has found.
A study of fossil records from the University of Cambridge suggests that current understandings of the origin of dinosaurs and how they evolved may be wrong.
The wealthiest Americans will see the biggest benefit from the Republican plan to repeal the tax on investments and additional Medicare tax in the Republican American Health Care Act, a state-by-stat
Less than 24 hours before an attack carried out at the United Kingdom’s Houses of Parliament in Westminster on Wednesday, a thread on 4Chan may have announced the attack, according to a report from
Samsung is set to unveil the Galaxy S8 in just over a week – but it has shared a teaser to hype up customers. The clip still leaves room for mystery, but it does give clues on the handset's design.
The ESA has released the highest resolution map yet of Earth’s ‘lithospheric magnetic field,’ a weak layer in the massive ‘cocoon’ around our planet, using data the Swarm satellites.
Six out of the seven biggest Hollywood studios want to offer new movies on-demand shortly after their debut in theaters. Consumers could pay $30 to see a move 30-45 days after it is released.
In the hours after an unidentified assailant stabbed a policeman and wounded several bystanders outside of the British Parliament building Wednesday, New York City and San Francisco boosted security
Kingdom Hearts III announcements haven’t really happened since the Big Hero 6-inspired San Fransokyo world was revealed in the summer of 2015. A Kingdom Hearts 2.8 trailer promised announcements for
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