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July 17, 2017 4:46 PM Nokia 8 revealed in leaked images with dual-camera Zeiss optics

HMD Global, the Finnish company that licensed the rights to produce Nokia phones, revealed its Zeiss partnership earlier this month. HMD is now bringing back the Zeiss branding on Nokia-branded phones, and it appears the first one will emerge later this month. Venture Beat and WinFuture both report that HMD will launch a Nokia 8 handset on July 31st, with dual-cameras 27

July 17, 2017 5:24 AM We review the first episode of Game of Thrones season 7

It has been over a year since we last saw our Westerosi favourites and the first episode of the penultimate season of Game of Thrones, worked to catch us up with all the main players and center us back on the journey for the Iron Throne, and to fight the White Walkers. One of the greatest surprises of the season six finale was Arya Stark’s murder of the duplicitous 118

July 12, 2017 11:16 AM Top US commander in Iraq: Mosul most extended and brutal combat I have ever witnessed

As the Iraq and the U.S.-led coalition celebrate victory over Islamic State in Mosul, it’s clear it came at a steep price in lives and property. After nine months of what U.S. said, the battle for West Mosul resulted in a “civilian catastrophe,” and blames 5,805 of those deaths on what it called “relentless and unlawful attacks” by the coalition and Iraqi 43

July 6, 2017 12:32 AM 3rd time's the charm for SpaceX comsat launch

After last-second delays Sunday and Monday, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket finally roared to life and streaked away from the Kennedy Space Center Wednesday evening, boosting a high-power Intelsat communications satellite into orbit in the California rocket builder's third flight in less than two weeks. The launching capped a particularly intense few days for SpaceX 61

July 5, 2017 11:39 AM Alibaba Tmall Genie Launched, a Cut-Price Voice Assistant Speaker to Rival Amazon Echo, Google Home

China's Alibaba Group Holding launched on Wednesday a cut-price voice assistant speaker, similar to Amazon's Echo, its first foray into artificially intelligent home devices. The Tmall Genie, named after the company's e-commerce platform Tmall, costs CNY 499 ($73.42 or roughly Rs. 4,700), significantly less than western counterparts by Amazon and Alphabet 36

July 1, 2017 2:22 AM The Lastest Infowars Conspiracy Theory Has NASA Vowing There Aren’t Child Slaves On Mars

On Friday, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced that, contrary to a recent allegation on Alex Jones' radio show, there are no child slaves on Mars. The day before, a guest on Jones' program said that "there is a colony on Mars" made up of children who were kidnapped and brought there two decades earlier. However, a spokesperson 53

June 30, 2017 10:06 AM New Conspiracy Theory: Children Kidnapped for Mars Slave Colony

Even in this age of free-flying conspiracy theories, this one's a doozy. On Thursday (June 29), a guest on Alex Jones' radio show named Robert David Steele claimed that Mars is inhabited — by people sent to the Red Planet against their will. "We actually believe that there is a colony on Mars that is populated by children who were kidnapped and sent into space 54

June 29, 2017 10:17 PM Facebook's huge internet drone with wingspan of a 737 completes its second flight over Arizona

Facebook's gigantic Aquila drone has the wingspan of a 737 - but can ruj on the power of three hairdryers. The revolutionary craft has completed its second test flight as Facebook works on its plan to use to beam the internet to people in remote areas with no mobile network coverage. However, while the craft aced its flight, the landing left a little 52

June 26, 2017 10:04 AM Google Home smart speaker finally launches in Canada

What’s the fuss over voice-activated smart speakers? Canadians finally find out, with Monday’s launch of Google Home. “Hello Google. Welcome to Canada. Any idea when your competitors, the Amazon Echo and Apple’s HomePod, are coming here?” This is one of the many questions I’ve asked Google Home, the first voice-activated smart speaker available in Canada 50

June 24, 2017 11:24 PM The horrors of Yemen's spiralling cholera crisis

Children dying in hospital hallways. Four sick people crammed into one bed. Patients connected to intravenous drips while sitting in their cars because the hospital is over capacity. The bizarre and haunting scenes I have witnessed recently in the capital, Sanaa, are the consequences of a health catastrophe spiralling out of control. In a country where 58