Acer to unveil new Chromebooks, next step in Google's business pitch

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-05-23

Acer Inc will unveil its first line of high-end laptops running Google’s Chrome OS, an executive told Reuters, as the computer maker looks to help Google in its effort to win over business users after taking the US education market by storm. Chromebooks, as the devices are called, are known...

Report: Two Letter Domain Did Not End Up Sold In China After All | 2018-05-22

The much-anticipated sale last week of premium LL .com domain did not go through, Domain Gang reported Tuesday. Amid speculation – including reports Canadian domain investor George Kirikos, who monitors two-letter (LL) .com domains closely – noticing became unlocked, the domain did not...

developed with YouTube

Technology News

Stocks sink late as smaller companies and industrials fade

Lebanon Express | 2018-05-23

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks faded Tuesday afternoon and finished the day mostly lower as industrial companies and retailers fell. Smaller and more U.S.-focused companies slumped after setting records the last few days. Large industrial companies like Boeing, 3M and Caterpillar slipped, and retailers...

Trump's $1.3 Billion Fine Plan On China's ZTE Faces Immediate Resistance

NDTV | 2018-05-23

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday floated a plan to fine ZTE Corp and shake up its management as his administration considered rolling back more severe penalties that have crippled the Chinese... ......

developed with YouTube

Business News

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

The Guardian | 2018-05-23

Survey of 38,000 adults shows 65% higher mortality rate for adults getting five hours’ sleep a night unless balanced with longer snooze on ‘days off’...

Are sweeteners healthier than sugar?

BBC News | 2018-05-23

There are lots of different types in thousands of different products, including diet foods and drinks. They all aim to do the same job of delivering sweetness in the place of sugar, meaning fewer calories. Some, such as saccharin, sucralose, acesulfame K and aspartame, are intensely sweet in tiny...

developed with YouTube

Health News

John McAfee Says the Cryptocurrency Bull Rally is Near

Bitcoinist | 2018-05-23

John McAfee believes the march of the cryptocurrency bulls is at hand. The renowned tech activist and internet security expert has added his voice to the growing crypto institutional investment narrative. Prices Will Go Through the Roof In a tweet on Monday, McAfee urged traders to gear up for the...

Taiwan Eyes Blockchain Growth With New Parliamentary Alliance | 2018-05-22

Taiwanese lawmakers announced formation of a new parliamentary group designed to foster an emerging blockchain sector in the country, CoinDesk reported Tuesday. Legislator Jason Hsu Yu-Jen led efforts to form the group’s creation. The group will be known as the Taiwan Parliamentary Coalition, the...

developed with YouTube

Cryptocurrency News

Nadal and Djokovic to renew rivalry in Italian Open semis

Hastings Tribune | 2018-05-19

ROME (AP) — Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will renew their rivalry in the Italian Open semifinals — and three-time Rome champion Maria Sharapova also reached the last four Friday. Nadal, who holds a record seven titles at the Foro Italico, overcame a poor first set and a partisan crowd to beat...

Zverev bids to end Germany’s 81-year French Open drought

The News International | 2018-05-23

PARIS: Alexander Zverev has emerged as the main threat to Rafael Nadal’s French Open crown in recent weeks as he bids to end Germany’s 81-year wait for a men’s singles title at Roland Garros. The 21-year-old suffered his fifth defeat in five meetings with Nadal in Sunday’s...

Harry Kane Named England Captain for World Cup

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-05-22

Striker Harry Kane will wear the captain's armband for England at next month's World Cup, ending speculation about who would lead Gareth Southgate's squad in Russia. The announcement was made in a video published on Twitter in which Southgate said Tottenham Hotspur's Kane had “outstanding...

Featured Gaming Articles

Please tell us which country and city you'd like to see the weather in.

Top Stories

Turkish currency drops to record low against dollar

Kentucky New Era | 2018-05-23

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's currency, the lira, has fallen to an all-time record low against the dollar amid fears of economic instability as the...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make their first public appearance as newly weds

Dawn | 2018-05-23

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, on Tuesday attended their first royal event as newlyweds — a Buckingham Palace garden party honoring Harry’s...

Obituary: Philip Roth, the author who scandalised middle America

BBC News | 2018-05-23

It was funny, explicit and for the time shockingly frank. There were attempts to ban the book in...

Rohingya militants massacred nearly 100 Hindus: Report

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-05-23

Naypyidaw, May 23 (IANS) Members of a Rohingya militant group allegedly massacred as many as 99 people, including women and children, in Hindu villages in...

Open Minds Worldwide

Al Jazeera | 2018-05-23

When nation-states fail, moderate voices are silenced

The attack on Thessaloniki's mayor by angry youth is symptomatic of nation-state decay afflicting...