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Boyfriend's Tinder sends woman into jealous rage with samurai sword: cops

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The boyfriend had scratches on his back and Javier found red hair in the shower drain. "Police believe Javier's attack was motivated by jealousy", the press release said. "You guys need to help him!" He was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. There were a handful of clues her boyfriend was cheating, she told Washington police. Read More »

Apple debuts new HomePod short film directed by Spike Jonze

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Spike Jonze puts his indelible directing mark on a new film for Apple, promoting its HomePod music system, starring the British dancer/singer FKA Twigs . She dances around her apartment using the power of music to transform the plain scene into something unique. Spike Jonze , for his part, certainly knows all about the possibilities of letting AI into your life. Read More »

Geneva auto show: Gas-guzzlers still shine

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Alongside the Tata E Vision Sedan Concept, the H5X SUV Concept and 45X premium hatchback concept were showcased at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show . Instead of a traditional reveal to industry suits within the PalExpo building's halls, the German carmaker sent a bunch of garishly camouflaged Audi E-tron test vehicles to wow the public on Geneva's des rues. Read More »

Fortnite Battle Royale Jetpack Release Date: What We Know so Far

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With the game's player base having become so large, though, it's an unfortunate truth to state that there are going to be bad apples in the bunch, as some have been exploiting Battle Royale's Solo mode by teaming up against individuals. As with any new item making its way to Fortnite Battle Royale , though, players are likely wondering what the jetpack's release date now is. In fairness to Epic Games, there is a logic behind this decision. Read More »

Trump declines to identify preconditions for North Korea talks, eyes progress

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The question comes amid strong indications from the NSA and State Department that little is being done to stop Russian Federation from interfering with American elections . "I think they're honest also because the sanctions and what we're doing with respect to North Korea , including the great help that we've been given from China". Read More »

BlackBerry alleges Facebook infringed on its patent, goes to court

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BlackBerry is going after Facebook , as well as its Instagram and WhatsApp companies, for alleged patent infringement. BlackBerry points toward multiple apps allegedly infringing its patents, including Facebook Messenger, Messenger Lite, Pages Manager, Workplace Chat, Facebook.com, WhatsApp Messenger, and the Instagram app. Read More »

Latest Subaru concept hinting at new WRX wagon?

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Subaru says the concept includes next-generation EyeSight driver-assistance system, plus radar, GPS, navigation and related tech to reduce driver fatigue on long trips. Otherwise, there's not much info accompanying the Viziv Tourer prototype, but Subaru tells us it plans to launch "advanced driver-assist technologies" by 2020, which should pick up on today's Eye-Sight offering. Read More »

PayPal wants to speed time on Crypto-payments

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The company's patent application is for an "accelerated virtual currency transaction system", which could speed up the transactions, especially if it is anonymous. Would such a system help make digital currencies a lot more attractive? PayPal would ostensibly create a back-end architecture with secondary wallets that contain various denominations of the virtual currencies (e.g., 10 units, 1 unit, 0.1 units, 0.01 units, etc.). Read More »

1st T20: Sri Lanka beat India by 5 wickets

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India will take on Bangladesh in the next match of the tournament, which is timed to commemorate Sri Lanka's 70 years of independence, on Thursday. Now it all depends on Dinesh Chandimal , Upul Tharanga, Thisara Perera and Suranga Lakmal to get the team going. T20 is one format where predicting a favourite has always been foolhardy. Read More »

Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.11 EPS

It has underperformed by 1.61% the S&P500. Emory University decreased its stake in Amicus Therapeutics Inc ( FOLD ) by 34.53% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. BidaskClub upgraded Amicus Therapeutics from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, January 15th. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Tuesday, December 19. Read More »

Renault shares EZ-GO mobility vision at 2018 Geneva Motor Show

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EZ-GO is the first model in a series of concept cars that Renault will reveal over the course of 2018 (including at the next Paris Motor Show) as the firm continues to develop its mobility services. EZ-GO represents Renault's vision of a future on-demand mobility service that would be suitable for any city. The vehicle has a sleek cocoon structure, which Renault says was created to maximize the autonomous sensors' field of vision. Read More »

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) Shares Bought by American International Group Inc

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The Grandeur Peak Global Advisors Llc holds 232,600 shares with $10.60M value, up from 219,350 last quarter. Goldman Sachs now has $99.88B valuation. The stock decreased 0.00% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $258.11. (NYSE:GS) earned "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, February 16. Blue Edge Capital Lc holds 0.32% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc . (NYSE:GS) stock volatility was recorded 2.70% which for the previous full month was noted 3.30%. Read More »

North Korea says willing to hold talks with USA, halt nuclear tests

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Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will have their first phone conversation before the summit, added the South's national security adviser. In Washington, U.S. intelligence officials said it was too early to assess North Korea's willingness to consider denuclearisation. South Korea announced Tuesday that North Korea would halt nuclear weapons and missile tests and put its entire atomic arsenal up for discussion if the USA agrees to enter a negotiation. Read More »

Google expands Gboard Android app to Chinese, Korean, and 20 other languages

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The internet giant first launched Gboard for iOS back in May 2016 , integrating Google Search functionality into the keyboard while also letting users find GIFs , emojis, and other content. As Google notes in a blog post, Chinese and Korean were "the top two languages we needed to add to the keyboard". Even though today's update features some of the most widely spoken languages, it even includes lesser-known languages like Maori and Manx. Read More »

Supposed stills of Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S surface online

It's seen boarding a dual-camera setup positioned in the top left corner similar to the recently launched Redmi Note 5 Pro . The new leaks suggest that the device to have a dual cameras just like the new iPhone X smartphone at the back panel. Read More »

Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder

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The 0 to 100km/h (0-62mph) sprint has dropped from the standard supercar's 3.4sec to 3.1sec, which is just 0.2sec shy off the Huracan Performante Coupe. The secret to this diet is forged composite material, featured in the hood, front and rear spoilers, rear bumper, and the aerodynamic diffuser. The system is entirely active, it's known as Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva - ALA. Read More »

Arcade Is Far Cry 5's Map Editor Mode, Features Assassin's Creed Assets

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If you're like me and you can't wait to get your hands on Far Cry 5 then you'll get excited by even the smallest amount of information or news about the game, but this one nearly certainly takes the cake. In total, there are over 9'000 elements from Far Cry 5 , Far Cry 4, Far Cry Primal, Assassin's Creed Unity , Assassin's Creed: Black Flag, and Watch Dogs to choose from. Read More »

Diablo III Being Ported To Nintendo Switch

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They could not confirm if the new version of the game would come with the game's " Reaper of Souls " and " Rise of the Necromancer " expansion packs, but it would seem likely based on precedent. Last week, Blizzard set tongues wagging with an apparent tease for a Diablo game on Nintendo Switch . Nintendo already has a lot of uncertainty swirling around it's online multiplayer capabilities, a core component of Diablo III . Read More »

World record DDoS attack hits 1.7 Tbps, thanks to Memcached flaw

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Within a day of Cloudflare reporting that attackers were abusing open memcached servers to power DDoS attacks, GitHub was taken offline for about 10 minutes by an attack that peaked at 1.35Tbps. "It's a testament to the defense capabilities that this Service Provider had in place to defend against an attack of this nature that no outages were reported because of this", the company wrote. Read More »

Aston Martin Lagonda Vision Concept previews a zero emissions future

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Reichman confirmed that the Lagonda's styling is deliberately set apart from that of its Aston Martin siblings. Hold up. Haven't we been here before? Called the Lagonda Vision Concept, it previews the first of two Lagonda saloons which CEO Andy Palmer pledged as part of his Second Century Plan for Aston Martin when he moved to the company from Nissan in 2014. Read More »

McLaren Senna GTR Customer Racecar Debuts as Quickest McLaren Outside F1

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The list of mechanical upgrades includes a race-style transmission (we could expect a sequential unit), along with a modified suspension and Pirelli slicks. The rear deck is the lowest of any McLaren and aids both aerodynamic performance and cooling, as well as helping to optimise the performance of the active rear wing. Read More »

Jaguar I-Pace electric auto priced at Tesla-rivaling $70495

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The pricing puts the I-Pace at a discount to Tesla's Model X, which starts closer to $80,000, but the Jaguar is the smaller vehicle here and misses out on the Tesla's available third row. For suburban owners who own their own homes and mostly use their I-Pace to commute to work, that shouldn't be much of an issue, but until 100-kW chargers become more common along highways, roadtripping the electric Jaguar may be a challenge. Read More »

Google unveils 72-qubit quantum computer

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Google announced its new Bristlecone quantum chip. In his writeup, he characterized the new chip as a "a testbed for research into system error rates and scalability of our qubit technology , as well as applications in quantum simulation, optimization, and machine learning". Read More »

York University contract staff strikes after failed negotiations

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He described York as adopting a "take it or leave it" position. He said the university made a decision to "take the weekend off" ahead of the strike deadline and accused York of engaging "in a selective spin campaign". No bargaining took place over the weekend, with the university saying the sides remained too far apart to reach an agreement. The university previously said it will remain open during a strike and that classes not affected by the strike will go on as scheduled. Read More »

Geneva Motor Show 2018: Honda's Urban EV confirmed for production

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With the advent of a new electric platform for the Japanese marque, the Urban EV could spawn other electric cars in the future. "It's not now on our radar, but who knows what could happen in a few years?" he said. The Urban EV concept was first alluded to in a speech last June by Honda president & CEO Takahiro Hachigo as he said the brand would strengthen the development of battery electric vehicles in addition to fuel cell vehicles (FCV) after having established an Electric Vehicle ... Read More »

Who was Gabriel Garcia Marquez?

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Gabo was born in Aracataca , Colombia on March 6, 1927 but also spent some of his childhood years in Sucre, Barranquilla and then Bogota, where he attended high school and University. He also became friends with the leader Fidel Castro in the time of the revolution in Cuba. His works continue to inspire writers and creative people all over the world. Read More »

More dynamic Bugatti Chiron Sport enters Geneva 2018 in devilish trim

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Chapman famously said: "If you make a vehicle more powerful it will go faster on the straights - if you make it lighter it will go faster everywhere". Bugatti has also included torque vectoring with the all-wheel-drive system to aid better cornering abilities allowing power from the engine to not only be sent from front-to-back, but also from side-to-side. Read More »

Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe revealed at Geneva Motor Show

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It works with a 9-speed automatic transmission and the 4Matic all-wheel drive to provide exceptional acceleration abilities, to the tune of 0-100 km/h acceleration time of 4.6 seconds. Various driver-assistance systems are also included as standard, including lane keeping assist, speed limit assist and keyless go. For £2,395, customers can specify the Premium equipment line which, in addition to the Executive line, adds a 10.25in cockpit display, 64-colour ambient lighting, illuminated door ... Read More »

South Korean prosecutors summon ex-president in bribery probe

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Lee's aides have already been arrested in connection with the cases. The move means that all living former South Korean presidents have now either been convicted, charged or embroiled in criminal inquiries. "I feel saddened that the country is being shaken to its foundation by recent attempts to roll back history", he said in a statement in January. Prosecutor General Moon Moo-il on Tuesday suggested that the schedule to summon the former president will be worked out once investigative ... Read More »