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As many as five people were reportedly killed and over 200 were left injured in the Damascus suburb held by the rebels on Wednesday (February 21) alone, in aerial strikes by pro-Assad forces. The UN security council is expected to vote on the the resolution on Friday. Medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Wednesday 13 hospitals had been hit and damaged or destroyed in the past three days.
  • Alonso 'excited' as McLaren unveil new F1 vehicle

    Alonso 'excited' as McLaren unveil new F1 vehicle

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    Although Alonso is excited about the new car's potential he is refusing to get carried away until he has seen it on track. 'Much of the work on the MCL33 has been around optimising the packaging of the new Renault engine, and the incorporation of the new halo device, ' the team confirmed.
  • A new sub-brand Seat presented the Ibiza hatchback

    A new sub-brand Seat presented the Ibiza hatchback

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    Seat's head of R&D, Matthias Rabe, thinks that the new SUV offers something unique in the market: 'The Cupra Ateca offers versatility like no other brand. Power goes to all four wheels, and there are six drive modes to choose from - Cupra mode is for fast driving, improving engine response and volume, and stiffening the suspension.
  • Donald Trump Jr 'likes' post attacking Florida school shooting survivor

    Donald Trump Jr 'likes' post attacking Florida school shooting survivor

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    One student , in particular, David Hogg has been astonishingly articulate and highly skilled at propagating a new anti-Conservative/anti-Trump narrative behind the recent school shooting. The late-night comments came just a day after an aide to a Florida state lawmaker was sacked for allegedly referred to Hogg and other Stoneman Douglas students as "actors that travel to various crisis when they happen".
  • Ivy And Zasalamel Return In New Trailers

    Ivy And Zasalamel Return In New Trailers

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    Gameplay has been revamped with the all new Reversal Edge feature allowing players to take balance between attack and defence. The game will tune the battle, movement, and visual systems so players can execute visceral and dynamic attacks easily.
  • Leak: Nokia's alleged Android One handset shows up ahead of MWC

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    The Nokia 8 Pro could also come with a rotating lens camera zoom feature - Carl Zeiss has patented this technology - and teased it in a video that announced a new partnership with HMD Global previous year. Sony will hold a press conference on February 26. Nokia 8 sirocco comes with 128 GB of internal memory which can be expanded by a MicroSD card.
  • Updates on Most Active Stock: Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO)

    Updates on Most Active Stock: Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO)

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    The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Overweight" on Friday, July 24. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, June 14. A negative earnings surprise will usually result in a decline in share price. SGMO stock price traded with dropping change along with the volume 1.42 million shares in Wednesday trading session.
  • Marion Marechal-Le Pen: 'France Is No Longer Free'

    Marion Marechal-Le Pen: 'France Is No Longer Free'

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    Senior editor of National Review Jonah Goldberg who accused Ms. Le Pen of being a "statist", while the "Reagan Battalion" Twitter account denounced Le Pen as having "NOTHING" to do with conservatism - all of which led to Breitbart running a gloating headline: "Establishment right-wingers in meltdown over marion le pen invite to CPAC ".
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro go on sale

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro go on sale

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    The new Redmi 5 retails for RM499, while the Redmi 5 Plus is selling for RM899. The storage for both the variants of Redmi Note 5 Pro is 64GB. Redmi Note 5 sports a 5.99-inch 18:9 Full-HD display with 2.5D curved glass. The phone arrived with a fingerprint sensor at the rear for security. Some users have also posted their first experience of the Redmi Note 5 Pro Face Unlock , and it seems it works fairly good compared to other phones available at the same price point.
  • Peugeot unveils all-new 508

    Peugeot unveils all-new 508

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    There are hints of the stunning shooting brake concept the firm took to the Geneva Motor Show past year, with similar vertical LED daytime running lights, narrow headlights, and LED ear lights integrated into a black bar that runs the width of the auto.
  • Neanderthals - not humans - were first artists

    Neanderthals - not humans - were first artists

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    Early modern humans, for example, made cave paintings . Even if they did exist as groups that were distinct from our own species, Homo sapiens , that in no way precludes the possibility that Adam and Eve were real people who were the progenitors of all modern humans.
  • Most Active Volume Stock: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

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    Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) has declined -0.59% and closed its last trading session at $92.17. About 13.35 million shares traded. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 31st. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Suntrust Robinson given on Friday, January 22. The company was downgraded on Monday, October 17 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, October 23 with "Buy".
  • Ivanka Trump will attend Olympics finale

    Ivanka Trump will attend Olympics finale

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    However, there are concerns Pyongyang has been using the event simply to improve its worldwide image. Ms. Ivanka will be leading a high-profile American delegation to the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics, being held in Pyeongchang, the White House announced on Wednesday.
  • Smartphone sales decline for first time ever

    Smartphone sales decline for first time ever

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    With 17.9% market share, Apple ranks second in the global smartphone sales in the December quarter. Xiaomi sold 28.188 million units of smartphones in the fourth quarter of previous year, making up for 6.9 percent of the global market shares.
  • LG To Introduce Own Smartphone AI At MWC 2018

    LG To Introduce Own Smartphone AI At MWC 2018

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    There's also news that the Xperia XZ Premium 2 might have a 5.7-inch 4K display, a 3,420mAh battery and - perhaps most excitingly of all - a whole new design, with smaller bezels. We can expect the flagship ZenFone 5 to come packed with a Snapdragon 845 SoC, 6GB of RAM, 32GB inbuilt storage, a 18:9 aspect ratio display, and other specifications on par with flagship offerings from other OEMs.
  • Allahabad HC dismisses petition for CBI inquiry in 2007 Gorakhpur Case

    Allahabad HC dismisses petition for CBI inquiry in 2007 Gorakhpur Case

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    A division bench, led by Justices Krishna Murari and AC Sharma, delivered the verdict after finding no discrepancies in the investigation by the police, News 18 reported. Parwaz was a resident of Gorakhpur and had filed an FIR in connection with the riots and Hayat was a witness in the case. The petitioners highlighted "the imminent bias arising in the legal process by virtue of the changed circumstances of the prime accused becoming the CM of the state overseeing the investigation of the ...
  • FCC Orders Net Neutrality To End In April

    FCC Orders Net Neutrality To End In April

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    The FCC, under the leadership of republican chairman Ajit Pai, voted 3-2 in December to overturn Net Neutrality regulations , in a move that many feel could damage the future of an open Internet in the United States. Yet the overturning of the net neutrality rules had been as opposed by many in the tech industry and beyond. That repeal will take place 60 days after the announcement unless Congress chooses to intervene.
  • Former engineer sues Google over discrimination

    Former engineer sues Google over discrimination

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    According to Google, the company was enforcing its policy against the promotion of harmful stereotypes. In January, fired Google engineer James Damore filed a lawsuit alleging that Google discriminated against white men and political conservatives.
  • SC stays criminal case against Priya Varrier

    SC stays criminal case against Priya Varrier

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    The actress, film director Omar Lulu and others sought an ex-parte stay on the FIR and police complaints, and also appropriate orders restraining other states from registering such FIRs. The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed all criminal proceedings, past and future, against Malayalam actor Priya Prakash Varrier . Priya Prakash Varrier whose video went viral on the internet has filed a plea over the case registered against her film " Oru Adaar Love " in the Supreme Court.
  • BMW Unveils M4 Convertible

    BMW Unveils M4 Convertible "Edition 30 Jahre"

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    BMW has pulled the wraps off a limited-edition version of its high-performance convertible 4-Series to celebrate 30 years since the model was introduced. Instead of wheels typically included in the Competition Package, the anniversary edition gets 20-inch matte gray alloys. Inside, BMW will offer different color combinations depending on the exterior paint color.
  • Xiaomi Mi Max 3 leak tips wireless charging, iris scanner

    Xiaomi Mi Max 3 leak tips wireless charging, iris scanner

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    The firmware reveals that Mi Max 3 will launch with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset and there might be a Snapdragon 630 variant but the firmware files don't show any signs of it. However given that the Mi Max 2 was unveiled in May, 2017, we can expect Max 3 to arrive around the same time. While the Mi Max could have a IMX363 camera from Sony at the rear or the Samsung dual camera set up.
  • Hyundai Santa Fe debuts with a diesel and an XL version

    Hyundai Santa Fe debuts with a diesel and an XL version

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    The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe will be released in South Africa, in standard wheelbase format only, during the second half of 2018. Three powertrains will be available for the 2019 Santa Fe, including a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder GDI engine with an estimated 185 horsepower and a more potent turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with around 232 horsepower.
  • Microsoft Surface Pro notebook launched in India, price starts at Rs 64999

    Microsoft Surface Pro notebook launched in India, price starts at Rs 64999

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    The latest version of Microsoft's small-screen 2-in-1 notebook line-up is available in India from 22 February. The costliest model comes with Intel Core i7, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640, 16GB RAM, 512 GB SSD and is labeled at Rs. The new tilt functionality detects the angle of the Surface Pen to enable more natural shading as well. However, like the last time, only limited color variants are available.
  • Ancient Mayan Civilization Artifacts Found In World's Largest Underwater Cave

    Ancient Mayan Civilization Artifacts Found In World's Largest Underwater Cave

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    More than 120 artifact sites such as burnt human bones, ceramics, and wall etchings have been found in the caves, some dating back more than 12,000 years. 'I think it's overwhelming. "Without a doubt, it's the most important submerged archaeological site in the world". "There is an impressive amount of archaeological artefacts inside, and the level of preservation is also impressive".
  • Shining Resonance Refrain Alighting To Switch In Summer

    Shining Resonance Refrain Alighting To Switch In Summer

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    The remaster also features a new Refrain mode, which includes new content and unlocks new party members Imperial Princess Excella and Dragonslayer Jinas. It's battle of the bands in the most literal sense, and it's achievable through Shining Resonance's B.A.N.D. system. Depending on which song you play and which character you set at the center, your party will be able to indulge in various beneficial effects.
  • Police identify man who took poison during chase

    Police identify man who took poison during chase

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    The suspect in a police pursuit Wednesday morning on northbound Highway 101 in Ventura has reportedly killed himself , according to the California Highway Patrol. Denharder says it was determined the man had taken a mixture of salt and potassium cyanide. Officers investigated the vehicle and found a deceased man inside, officials said.
  • Amateur Astronomer Spots Supernova Right As It Begins

    Amateur Astronomer Spots Supernova Right As It Begins

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    Once Bersten realized that Buso had accidentally witnessed the first optical light from a normal supernova explosion, she contacted an worldwide group of astronomers to plan and carry out additional follow-up observations over the next two months.
  • Xiaomi's first gaming-centric 'Blackshark' phone spotted on AnTuTu Benchmark

    Xiaomi's first gaming-centric 'Blackshark' phone spotted on AnTuTu Benchmark

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    A recent listing on the popular benchmark AnTuTu reveals an alleged Xiaomi device codenamed " Blackshark " scoring the number-crunching score of 270,680 points, which is more than 100,000 more than what the Razer Phone achieved. Android 8.0 Oreo will be running this smartphone where it is anticipated to come with a 120Hz display. However, it is too early to comment whether the smartphone will see the day of light or not.
  • Intel deploys Spectre mitigations for newer processors to OEMS and partners

    Intel deploys Spectre mitigations for newer processors to OEMS and partners

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    On 22 January, Intel acknowledged it had released buggy patches for Spectre , which ultimately had to be rolled back, including with Microsoft updates to Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. Intel's patch roadmap also indicates that beta patches for Broadwell, Haswell, and Ivy Bridge-based PCs are in the works. It released new microcode for mainstream Skylake processors earlier this month.
  • SpaceX Falcon launch at Vandenberg has been delayed

    SpaceX Falcon launch at Vandenberg has been delayed

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    During a launch last December, the rocket spewed a spectacular plume of exhaust which was lit up by the sunrise. This also increased SpaceX's missions. It has plenty of competitors in the developing market for low-Earth-orbit satellite internet services, including the OneWeb consortium, Telesat and perhaps even Boeing .
  • Has $30.92 Million Holdings in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

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    Caldwell & Orkin Inc bought 20,557 shares as the company's stock rose 4.75% with the market. The hedge fund run by Phill Gross held 11.43M shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $851.12M, up from 11.16 million at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Overwatch League Cheering Offers Exclusives for Watching on Twitch

    Overwatch League Cheering Offers Exclusives for Watching on Twitch

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    There's no question that the partnership between the Overwatch League and Twitch has been an ideal one , bringing in hundreds of thousands of viewers who cheer on their favorite teams in Blizzard's highly competitive multiplayer game. All the Bit proceeds go to the League itself rather than the specific team you're cheering, however. Cheering requires viewers to purchase bits, a for-purchase form of currency on Twitch which is used to provide streamers with some extra money.
  • Conservatives Accuse Twitter of Purging Thousands of Followers

    Conservatives Accuse Twitter of Purging Thousands of Followers

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    In a blog post announcing the new limits, Twitter's head of API (application program interface) policy and product trust Yoel Roth said the company's actions are "an important step in ensuring we stay ahead of malicious activity targeting the crucial conversations taking place on Twitter-including elections in the United States and around the world".
  • Google Assistant is now built into the Nest Cam IQ indoor camera

    Google Assistant is now built into the Nest Cam IQ indoor camera

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    There's one place you haven't seen the Assistant, though: a camera. Even if Google's assistant doesn't eavesdrop, its presence on an indoor security camera is likely to focus more attention on the handling and protection of the data collected through Internet-connected devices.
  • Two New iPad Models Revealed In Apple's Regulatory Filings

    Two New iPad Models Revealed In Apple's Regulatory Filings

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    New device registrations by Apple discovered this week suggest that an iPad refresh is imminent, with March looking like the month an announcement and roll out will occur. Apple launched a more affordable 9.5-inch, non-Pro model in March 2017, making the launch of the A1954 and A1893 models in a few weeks line up perfectly with a yearly Apple refresh.
  • Vonn 3rd in likely her final Olympic downhill

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    Goggia told reporters that Vonn was "the greatest skier". Goggia clocked one minute 39.22 seconds to defeat her friend and No1 rival Vonn who then had to be comforted by the reporter as she dedicated her medal to her grandad who passed away aged 88 last November.
  • Apple in talks to buy cobalt directly from miners

    Apple in talks to buy cobalt directly from miners

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    If Apple does end up buying cobalt directly, it will be in competition with auto manufacturers and battery makers in locking up supplies of the raw material. Apple has around 1.3 billion existing devices, while Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has been bullish about the prospects for electric vehicles.
  • Frightening crash in men's Olympic ski cross

    Frightening crash in men's Olympic ski cross

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    Drury finished fourth after crashing with Sergey Ridzik, an Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation, early in the race. Leman's teammate Kevin Drury was also in the four-man final, but he went down about a third of the way into the race, taking Sergey Ridzik of the Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation with him.