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IOC Wants Statue Of Liberty Image Removed From US Women’s Hockey Goalie Masks: Report

USA goalie Hensley has a large Statue of Liberty image painted on the left side of her mask.© AFP The International Olympic Committee is reportedly asking the US women’s hockey team to remove Statue of Liberty images from two goaltenders’ masks because they violate IOC policy against political symbols. USA Hockey officials were in talks to resolve the matter ahead of the ... Read More »

Apple Watch Notification Said to Save US Man’s Life

HIGHLIGHTS A man’s life is said to have been saved by an Apple Watch notification The man received a notification regarding a blood clot in his lungs After that, he rushed to the hospital where he was diagnosed & treated A man in US has claimed an Apple Watch app notification saved his life after it detected signs of a  life-threatening blood clot ... Read More »

US SEC Corporate Filing System Said to Be Vulnerable to DDoS Attacks

HIGHLIGHTS US SEC found a vulnerability in its database that can cause its collapse The discovery came when the SEC was testing EDGAR EDGAR database was last breached in 2016 The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Wall Street’s top regulator, has discovered a vulnerability in its corporate filing database that could cause the system to collapse, according to an internal ... Read More »

The Toys R Us Christmas payment plan all parents need to know about

Toys R Us is launching a new payment programme to help parents make Christmas more easily affordable. Yuletide is only 16 weeks away and some parents will already be scouring the shelves for that special gift for their young ones. However, it is a time when the worry caused by financial pressure can take the shine off festivities. With this ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note8 US pre-orders to start on August 24. Sales on September 15

Following rumors that the Samsung Galaxy Note8 will be available in the US a day after its unveiling, the usually reliable tipster @evleaks has confirmed August 24 as the date when pre-orders for the device will go live. Sales, on the other hand, he says will kick off as early as September 15. Moving on, the tweet also confirmed that the South Korean tech ... Read More »

Now, stricter check for US flyers with gadgets

HIGHLIGHTS America’s aviation security agency, TSA has decided to implement new screening procedures for carry-on items. It will require travellers to place all electronics larger than a cell phone in bins for X-ray screening in standard lanes. The US had recently lifted the laptop ban on nonstop flights from some airports like Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha. An officer with ... Read More »

Asus Zenfone AR coming to the US

Last we heard, the Asus Zenfone AR was expected to launch in the US sometime late June or early July. However there has obviously been some delays as the device is yet to be made available in the country. While there’s still no official information on when US will get the phone, the latest development suggests that will happen any moment now. ... Read More »

YouTube TV now available in more locations in US

Last month, Google announced that its YouTube TV service will be launched in more US markets in near future. Inline with that, the streaming video service is now available in a total of 10 new locations. These locations include Dallas-Fort Worth, Washington D.C., Houston, Atlanta, Phoenix, Detroit, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, and Charlotte. There’s a free, 1-month trial before you ... Read More »

Kaspersky Lab CEO Offers Up Source Code for US Government Scrutiny

HIGHLIGHTS Kaspersky CEO agrees to hand his company’s source code to US govt It will help Kaspersky come out clean in the ongoing probe by FBI Kaspersky’s been suspected by FBI to be connected with Russian hackers The chief executive of Russia’s Kaspersky Lab says he’s ready to have his company’s source code examined by US government officials to help dispel long-lingering suspicions ... Read More »

Amazon to Buy US Grocer Whole Foods Market for $13.7 Billion

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon to acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion Whole Foods Market will continue to operate stores under its brand The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2017 Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion (approximately Rs. 88,300 crore), a strong move to expand its growing reach ... Read More »