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Chewbacca Mom responds to violence with Michael Jackson song

Chewbacca Mom responds to violence with Michael Jackson song She took to Facebook to share some words from the heart. Payne also posted video of herself singing a cover of Michael Jackson's " Heal the World " in tribute those affected by the shooting in Dallas that claimed the lives of five police officers. [Full Article...]

Britain to have first female PM since Thatcher

Britain is on its way to getting its second female prime minister , after Tory members of parliament narrowed the race for leadership of the country's ruling Conservative party. She said: "I want a "bloody hard woman" in charge at this time ". "We need to get on with it", she told BBC . May has said she has no plans to invoke Article 50 - the formal procedure for leaving the European Union ... [Full Article...]

Skype's bot invasion continues with group chats

Skype's bot invasion continues with group chats Create visual cards for compelling user to bot interactions with image cards, carousels, and receipts. Earlier this month, Microsoft added Cognitive Services intent dialog support to the Bot Framework platform. Third-party brands that want to extend their services using chatbots are likely to benefit from the newly vested bot functionalities. Lilian Rincon, the group program manager for Skype ,... [Full Article...]

Florida investigators found laptop in Tesla after fatal crash

Federal data shows that human error is responsible for 94% of the 35,200 traffic fatalities previous year. HisSUV ran into a guard rail and then the concrete median, leading to a roll over and stopping in the middle lane. Scaglione and a passenger, his son-in-law, both survived the crash. "Whether driven under manual or assisted mode, this presented a challenging and unexpected emergency braking s... [Full Article...]

Protest over Minnesota police shooting calm but constant

Protest over Minnesota police shooting calm but constant Of the gun, she said, "I discussed it with my son and he began to tell me about them going to the gun range". Yanez and his partner, Officer Joseph Kauser, were placed on administrative leave. He and his girlfriend tried to tell the officer who pulled them over that he was legally carrying a firearm before he was fatally shot. The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the shoo... [Full Article...]

Typhoon drenches Taiwan, killing two; floods hit Manila

Typhoon drenches Taiwan, killing two; floods hit Manila The storm packed winds of over 100 kmph causing chaos over many parts. The strongest winds were near the eye and Taitung City took the full force of the easterlies. China's State Oceanic Administration (SOA) has issued this year's first red alert, warning people of heavy havoc expected to be caused by typhoon Nepartak which is approaching the Chinese coast. [Full Article...]

Another Tesla crash investigated for Autopilot use, report says

Another Tesla crash investigated for Autopilot use, report says Tesla said it had received an automated alert from the auto indicating airbags had been deployed, but never received logs containing details about the state of vehicle controls - which would indicate whether Autopilot was on or off. "During the Preliminary Evaluation, NHTSA will gather additional data regarding this incident and other information regarding the automated driving systems", the... [Full Article...]

US probes second suspected Tesla Autopilot crash

Tesla confirmed it had received an electronic data message from the vehicle "indicating a crash event", but said that it had not received driving logs that would confirm whether the self-drive system had been in operation. According to the blog post , the company informed the NHTSA of the crash on May 16, but wasn't able to actually inspect the auto physically until May 18, the day of the $1.5 ... [Full Article...]

Use of Dallas 'bomb robot' to kill revives police militarization issue

Shetamia Taylor generally shied away from marches and rallies, but she took her sons - ages 12, 13, 15 and 17 - to the protest because she was "fed up" after two black men were fatally shot by police, her family said. "We will continue to do everything we can to honorably serve and protect the people of Central Texas. It's troubling and it's something that we watch", Breul, a former Washington, D.... [Full Article...]

Dallas shooting suspect identified

Dallas shooting suspect identified He said he was upset about the recent police shootings . He was killed by a police robot which detonated an explosive. Three people are in custody and a fourth suspect, who exchanged gunfire with authorities in an extended standoff in a parking garage, was reported dead shortly before 3 a.m. [Full Article...]

Timeline: The shooting death of Philando Castile

Timeline: The shooting death of Philando Castile Following the death of Philando Castile at the hands of police in Minnesota, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has spoken out regarding live video of the incident that was originally shared on the social platform. Mangseth said he did not have details about the reason for the traffic stop, but that at some point shots were fired. "They're symptomatic of a broader set of racial disparities that ex... [Full Article...]

Microsoft to mark Windows 10 one-year anniversary with a major update

Windows Defender, the free anti-malware service will now come with the option to schedule periodic quick scans of your PC automatically, while delivering new notifications and summaries upon the complete scan. The latest release of the update will also let users make greater use of Cortana, which has come with the OS since it was released past year. Another new tool in the Windows 10 update al... [Full Article...]

Microsoft said to release Surface AIO in 3Q16

Microsoft said to release Surface AIO in 3Q16 However, Microsoft did not confirm the report. The Surface AIO PC is apparently an alternative for Microsoft's second-generation Surface Book, which will be delayed to the first half of 2017 instead of the original schedule set in the second half of 2016 due to delayed shipments of Intel's Kaby Lake CPUs, said the sources. [Full Article...]

Microsoft launches Office Delve PC preview app for Windows 10

Microsoft launches Office Delve PC preview app for Windows 10 Microsoft has released a public preview version of its Office Delve PC app for  Windows 10 . The app offers  Office 365  subscribers an easier way to find their documents, and be notified on any changes. Xbox Play Anywhere lets you buy a game from the Windows Store and play it on any device linked to your account (but this won't work with games that aren't available from the Windows Store). [Full Article...]

Shooting of Orlando Gunman 'Would Have Been Beautiful Sight'

Shooting of Orlando Gunman 'Would Have Been Beautiful Sight' You know what, that would have been a beautiful, beautiful sight, folks.” In his place: the raw, vintage Trump that stormed to victory in those elections to claim his place as the presumptive GOP presidential nominee. The storyline doesn't quite add up (the shooter was a New York-born citizen, not a foreigner), but far be it for details to stand in the way of Trump's preferred narrative. [Full Article...]

'Not the America we want'

'Not the America we want' She noted that Trump seemed to suggest in a television interview on Monday that Obama might have somehow been responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history, a point that Trump said he did not make. Trump , she said, "needs to distract us from the fact that he has nothing substantive to say". Not once has an adviser of mine said, "Man, if we use that phrase, ... [Full Article...]

What nervous Pakistan is doing to counter India's NSG bid

What nervous Pakistan is doing to counter India's NSG bid With India garnering major global support for NSG membership, Pakistan has now stepped forward and formally asked the United States administration and leaders of US Congress to support their application for joining the NSG. On Tuesday, US President Barack Obama endorsed India’s application to join the group, news agency ANI reported. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Announces Project Scorpio, "The Most Powerful Console Ever Built"

Microsoft also launched their Xbox Play Anywhere , which can be played anywhere once bought, either on the Windows 10 and Xbox One Console. He disclosed that the new consoles will be compatible with not only Xbox One titles but also Windows. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Announces 2 New Xboxes To Make Your One Doubly Outdated

Microsoft Announces 2 New Xboxes To Make Your One Doubly Outdated The console , the Xbox One S, will also play any Xbox One games. There is still a possibility that the Xbox One S will us Bristol Ridge APU but that is left to be confirmed. by October at the conference in the United States but will be released by Mid of October. Microsoft also took to the stage to announce Project Scorpio , which is coming Christmas 2017. [Full Article...]

Microsoft announces its own FreeBSD to ensure Azure support

Microsoft announces its own FreeBSD to ensure Azure support Software giant Microsoft has made its own version of FreeBSD 10.3 so that the OS is available and supported in Azure. Big in the news this week was Microsoft's Azure cloud platform, which is now offering Apache Spark support in the Azure HDInsight service for big data analytics, while the firm detailed how the Azure SQL Database service is being tweaked for better performance. [Full Article...]


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