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Cyanogen layoffs may signal alarm bells for CyanogenMod

Workers who still had a job were told not to come to work the next day (yesterday), while those who had lost their job turned up as normal to be given the bad news. Post this breakup Cyanogen really didn't make much progress besides its partnership with Microsoft for bundling Bing, Skye, OneDrive, Office, and Outlook into the Cyanogen OS , but the company didn't find many takers.

Kejriwal evades question on Bhagwant Mann

However, Mann has apologised in front of Speaker and said he wasn't aware that it was security breach.Reportedly, Mann said, "I apologised unconditionally". After entering Parliament, the MP walks into a room where questions are selected for Zero Hour and describes the process to his "viewers". "Koi na koi karyavahi karenge (we will take some action definitely)", she said trying to cool tempers as most members, including the likes of Kirit Somaiya, RK Singh and PS Chandumajra, looked ...

Exclusive Apple Watch RPG Coming from Square Enix

Square Enix has never shied away from trying new - if unusual - things, and so far, the company has been throwing a lot of weight behind mobile as a platform for games. In fact, time seems to be a theme here, with the action taking place in a world called the "Interval of Time". Players are tasked with bringing back the Goddess of Time as they encounter "the many human emotions from the Interval of Time".

Fantasy Golf Rankings: RBC Canadian Open

He hopes moments like that can help grow the game in Canada. The chance came quickly and on Sunday at the Canadian Open he sat one off the lead with three holes to play before making consecutive birdies on 16 and 17 to wrestle away top spot.

'Pokemon Go transportation' - Trainers paying to be driven around while playing game

An email to the company wasn't immediately returned. Misty is the gym leader in the game and on TV, and after Ash puts a beat down on her Pokemon she joins Brock and Ash's poke-gang. / Award-winning veteran print and broadcast journalist, Shelly Whitehead, has spent most of the last 30 years reporting for TV and newspapers, including the former Kentucky and Cincinnati Post and a number of network news affiliates nationally.

Microsoft Wins Major Court Battle Over Email Privacy

On Thursday, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in NY ruled that Microsoft and other tech companies could not be ordered to turn over customer data stored on servers outside of the US. In this latest decision, a panel of the court ruled in a 3-0 decision in favor of appealing the warrant . There were also fears that a ruling against Microsoft would lead to a mass exodus of global firms from USA cloud providers.

Lawmaker to launch Labour Party leadership contest in UK

Angela Eagle has insisted she can save Labour as she prepares to formally launch a leadership contest with the potential to rip the party apart. Corbyn said if the party's national executive committee decided he should not automatically be on the ballot, he would challenge that.

Facebook Messenger To Offer Encryption For 'Secret Conversations'

The upgrade will prohibit even Facebook from reading users' conversation. Thus, in case a user decides to share stickers and common messages , then he or she may opt out of encryption; but in case sensitive data such as bank account numbers, health records etc are shared, then those can be encrypted for more privacy.

Facebook Messenger to offer strong encryption

When enabled, even Facebook won't be able to have access to people's conversations. Since mid-2014, the Facebook Messenger app has done quite well in catching up with competitors having added a string of features to the service, including the ability to send money to friends, pull up a voice or video call and even order a private vehicle from inside the app.

Francoeur drives in three, Braves hammer White Sox ace Sale

The White Sox shut out the Yankees, 5-0, on Wednesday, their sixth shutout of the season (second most in the AL: Cleveland - seven) and their first since April 27 at Toronto (4-0). "He needed that, apparently", Ventura joked. In a span of 86 games, the White Sox have turned not one, not two, but three triple plays, with the latest coming during Friday's wild 11-8 loss to the Atlanta Braves.

US has more untapped oil than Saudi Arabia or Russia

Texas alone holds more than 60 BBbls of shale crude. Rystad Energy estimates recoverable oil in the U.S. from existing fields, discoveries and yet undiscovered areas amounts to 264bn barrels. Texas, home to the Eagle Ford, Permian and Barnett shale oil plays, holds more than 60 billion barrels of shale oil alone, Rystad estimates. The data were published July 4 by Rystad Energy and include proved and probable reserves, discoveries and undiscovered fields.

Illinois Budget Squabbling Leads to Traffic Woes

Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters about the state budget and education funding, in his office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Republicans have introduced their own school budget , which increases K-12 funding by $240 million and guarantees no district will see funding decrease.

Woman Sued Microsoft Over Forced Windows 10 Upgrade, Wins $10000

Are you anxious about upgrading to Windows 10? Teri Goldstein, of Sausalito, California sued Microsoft over a failed Windows 10 upgrade and has been awarded a judgement of $10,000. Alright! Here's some good news for the Windows phone users. Yes! Meanwhile, her business was taking a pounding. Vole has got the Bank of America, BECU, Chase, First Tech, Fifth Third Bank, People's United Bank, US Bank and Virginia Credit Union.

Twilio shares soar 70 percent in stock market debut

Trading began on the New York Stock Exchange this morning with shareholders increasing their bids for a piece of the company. It now has a market capitalization of $2.03 billion. acted as co-managers. Twilio is only the second tech IPO of the year. Experts say a strong opening-day performance by Twilio could encourage additional area tech companies to take the plunge, while a weak showing could scare off other candidates.

'Finding Dory' blows animation record out of the water

Dreamwork's "Shrek The Third" previously held the record since 2007 with a gross debut of $121.6 million. "Finding Nemo", one of Pixar's most popular movies, opened to $70.3 million and went on to gross $340 million. Finding Dory seems destined to join those films among 2016's top earners, partly because it is appealing to all age groups. But before we get to our Disney stock price outlook, here's everything you need to know about this weekend's news...

Waukesha Water Diversion Approved

The compact largely forbids water to be exported outside of the Great Lakes basin , with two exceptions - for cities that straddle the watershed, or cities located in counties that straddle the line where water on one side flows into the Great Lakes, water on the other side into the Mississippi River .

Rosberg wins inaugural European Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg's victory at Sunday's European Grand Prix, and Sebastian Vettel's second place for Ferrari, widened the gap between the two drivers to 45 points with 13 races remaining. Perhaps the biggest surprise in Baku was the absence of a safety vehicle period. Rosberg said: "It has been an incredible weekend". Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel also agrees, calling the clampdown "a joke", and Fernando Alonso was similarly scathing.

Overwhelmed By Demand, Dominos Pulls Out of T-Mobile Tuesdays

Since the Domino's disaster, T-Mobile has replaced the pizza chain with ride-sharing app Lyft, which will offer $15 rides for free next week. The promotion was launched alongside the T-Mobile Tuesdays app on IOS and Android. "Many thanks to you and your employees for all of the hard work these past two weeks during this promotion". To kick things off this past Tuesday the freebie options included a small Frosty from Wendy's, a movie rental via Vudu, a ticket from Fandango to see Warcraft, ...

WWDC: Apple Reveals Updates for All Devices

Arguably one of the most annoying features of an iPhone - or any phone, for that matter - is the inability to delete pre-installed apps ("bloatware") which take up precious room even though you never use them. Google has been doing something similar with some of its core Android apps for the past few years... but most phones that ship with Google apps and services don't allow you to uninstall Maps , Gmail, or some other key apps.

Microsoft Officially Announces the Xbox One S, Comes Without Kinect Port

Stream 4K video on Netflix and Amazon Video, and watch UHD Blu-ray movies in stunning 4K Ultra HD. "Then you should buy this box [referring to the Xbox One Slim], because Scorpio is not going to do anything for you", he continued. Spencer reveals that keyboard support is actually already working but mouse support still has some work left to be done. On the flip side, console gamers are practically left out of games that require more buttons and dexterity than a gamepad can offer.

Siri on Mac with macOS Sierra review in 2 minutes

A downside, however, is unlike Cortana, Siri isn't always listening and needs to be activated with a key in order to work. See, Apple decided that since so many apps have so many different elements that can open up in so many different windows, they thought, "Suppose everything just shows up in tabs?" Now when you enter your cable or satellite subscription credentials on Apple TV, you get immediate access to all the apps in your pay TV package that support single sign-on.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Copies iPhone 6s Again

Other specs being rumoured for the Galaxy Note 7 include an iris scanner for additional biometric security. The publication has added Samsung may not release a regular flat screen version of Galaxy Note 7. - Hardware: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset + Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo processor + Adreno 530 GPU + 4GB of RAM or Exynos 8890 chipset + Quad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 processor + Mali-T880 MP12 GPU + 4GB of RAM.

Hands On with Windows 10 Refresh Tool

The story behind the story: Microsoft recently declared June to be a " Bug Bash " month and is pushing insiders to complete tasks (known as quests) in order to test certain parts of the operating system. Now, with the upcoming Windows 10 Refresh Tool, users will be able to give themselves the same clean install makeover in a very straightforward process that does not require the user to search for and download an ISO, create installation media and then begin the install process.

Judge in Stanford rape case often follows sentencing reports

In California, judges are allowed wide discretion in sentencing. In both cases, Persky followed the sentencing recommendation of the Santa Clara County Probation Department. Persky said that image of Turner "rings true" and "corroborates the evidence of his character up until the night of this incident, which has been positive", he said in the transcripts.

It's 'Zelda,' and only 'Zelda,' at go-its-own-way Nintendo's booth

The first Legend of Zelda game was released back in 1989 for the NES and since then, numerous games have been released on a variety of systems. The open-world nature of the game will allow players to explore Hyrule for themselves, rather than be thrown into places they feel they should already know.

Now Send SMS Using Facebook Messenger

And the company wants to make sure it stays that way. Tech Crunch notes that the new SMS integration in not exactly new. The first try was back in 2012, but the feature was dropped just a year later due to low usage rate. The latest Messenger update will allow Android users to send and receive SMS via Messenger. The user may still continue to send and receive messages via SMS without integrating it with Messenger.

Marvel VP Promises New Epic Era of Superhero Games

So much so that for the first time in Insomniac's 22-year history, we're working on an IP that didn't originate in-house. One of the most popular Spider-Man characters, Insomniac may be saving Venom for a sequel, but I can assure you that fans would love to see Venom in the game in some way.

Trump, Clinton over different visions in Orlando response

The Democrats' presumptive presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, also let out a full-throated response that Trump's speech should disqualify him. After the worst mass murder in modern USA history on Sunday left 50 dead, Mr Trump's speech was hastily refashioned from a broad critique of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton to a dire warning of the threat from Islamist militants.

Clinton's First General Election Ad Contrasts Her Message with Trump's

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants sports figures to speak on his behalf at the RNC. Speaking at the Tampa Convention Center in a space that holds almost 10,000 but was about half full, Trump was just a few minutes into his almost 50-minute speech when he began mocking Bush.

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard launches January 2017; PS Plus demo available today

Additionally, the entire game will be playable in VR, via PlayStation VR- which is actually incredible (and may explain the shift back to first person, if you think about it). Resident Evil 7 is playable entirely in PSVR and should release on January 24th, 2017. After receiving a disturbing warning to get out immediately, the man trudges towards the exit when the Resident Evil 7 graphic is displayed on the screen.