• Ex-South African President Jacob Zuma charged with 16 counts of corruption
Ex-South African President Jacob Zuma charged with 16 counts of corruption

The BBC's Andrew Harding says the former president appearing in court on corruption charges is hugely symbolic for South Africa's young democracy. He spoke only in Zulu. The province now has no members among the ANC's top six leaders, a potentially risky source of grievance for a powerful region.

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  • Lockheed Nabs $248M Contract For Quiet Supersonic Plane
Lockheed Nabs $248M Contract For Quiet Supersonic Plane

Such technology could cut coast to coast flights in half. "It is super exciting to be back designing and flying X-planes at this scale", said Jaiwon Shin , associate administrator for aeronautics, NASA . The new jet is expected to take to the skies in 2021, Lockheed said on Tuesday. Once tested for safety, the plane will be ready to fly over se...

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  • N.Korea FM lauds Kim for thawing inter-Korean ties
N.Korea FM lauds Kim for thawing inter-Korean ties

Chinese officials were not immediately able to comment. North Korea has not fired a nuclear weapons test since November 28 with an uneasy silence falling over the Korean Peninsula. The select committee report also covers the cyber threat posed by North Korea after the Wannacry attack by Kim's hackers. The United States , China and South K...

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  • Better Snapchat AR Lenses are now available on the iPhone X
Better Snapchat AR Lenses are now available on the iPhone X

As observed in the photos clicked, the TrueDepth-authorized AR masks are more tightly mapped to a user's facial topography than the usual Lenses providing. It's worth remembering that, though the TrueDepth camera is used in both this case and for Face ID , there are different layers of security at work.

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  • Prepare for nostalgia: the original Spyro games are being remastered
Prepare for nostalgia: the original Spyro games are being remastered

It will then launch later down the line for PC, Xbox One and Switch. Activision has officially confirmed the remaster for Spyro The Dragon and it is coming to PS4 and Xbox One . Essentially this means you get over 100 levels with the Ignited Trilogy, alongside revamped reward sequences, enhanced environments, new controls, and all-new ...

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  • Fortnite gets v3.4 Content Update with Vending Machines
Fortnite gets v3.4 Content Update with Vending Machines

Epic Games has announced that they'll be slowing down their Fortnite patch schedule to once every two weeks to improve bug fixing. The 3.4 content update is now out on mobile, Xbox One, PS4, and PC. If you're looking for the Fortnite Vending Machine Locations then we've found quite a few. Vending Machines will offer a distinct offensive ad...

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  • Enrapturing Stock: Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)
Enrapturing Stock: Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

REX American Resources Corporation (NYSE:REX) has declined 16.39% since April 4, 2017 and is downtrending. Ripple effects emanating from Libor's ebbs and flows are cascading across the US equity markets even as the measure is supposed to be on its way out after a scandal-ridden couple of years.

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  • Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo deletes Twitter due to derogatory tweets
Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo deletes Twitter due to derogatory tweets

Villanova won all six of its tournament games by double figures. "I might take a trip to St. Louis just to relax and have a nice Budweiser and watch the Cardinals". DiVincenzo was named the Final Four's Most Outstanding Player after the game and named to the All-Tournament team, too, after more than doubling his season points average in the bigg...

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  • Spider Man Game is coming on PS4 in September
Spider Man Game is coming on PS4 in September

This is certainly good news, considering how many people were expecting the game to not release until the end of the year at the earliest. Thanks to exclusive coverage from Game Informer all month long, we're going to be getting gameplay, interviews from the dev team, and all sorts of great new details including the much-desired release date...

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  • Dell unveils new range of XPS 15, S Monitors, Inspiron AIOs
Dell unveils new range of XPS 15, S Monitors, Inspiron AIOs

The announcement also brings news that the first National Basketball Association 2K League competition is just days away. Alienware will be the presenting partner of two highly visible programs - the NBA 2K League Draft Clash, a tournament on April 6 featuring 10 of the top picks from the inaugural NBA 2K League Draft on April 4, and the NBA...

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  • Progressive Judge Wins Big in Wisconsin Special Election
Progressive Judge Wins Big in Wisconsin Special Election

Scott Walker , had the backing of the National Rifle Association and the Wisconsin Republican Party. The 48-year-old Dallet won the seat being vacated by Justice Michael Gableman, a key member of the court's conservative majority. "People are exhausted of special interests ruling and wanted to speak up". In addition to this, Martha Laning , Wi...

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  • The Russo Brothers Urge Fans To Refrain From Spoiling Avengers: Infinity War
The Russo Brothers Urge Fans To Refrain From Spoiling Avengers: Infinity War

From left: Directors Joe and Anthony Russo attend the United Kingdom premiere of " Captain America: The Winter Soldier " in London on March 20, 2014. After you've seen it, make sure other people have before launching into detailed discussions, or else Disney will send purple Josh Brolin to haunt you forever.

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  • Thousands pay their respects at Stephen Hawking's funeral
Thousands pay their respects at Stephen Hawking's funeral

Redmayne, who played Hawking in the 2014 film The Theory of Everything delivered a heartfelt reading at the service, which was also attended by his co-star, Felicity Jones . "For this reason, we have chose to hold his funeral in the city that he loved so much and which loved him". His 1998 A Brief History of Time is recognised globally as ...

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  • Bill Cosby returns to court ahead of retrial
Bill Cosby returns to court ahead of retrial

It was not to make them incapacitated. Around 60 women have publicly accused the Emmy-winning actor of being a serial sexual predator, but most of the alleged abuse happened too long ago to prosecute, meaning that the trial previous year concerned only one of the alleged victims.

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  • SpaceX launches rocket with satellites from Vandenberg AFB
SpaceX launches rocket with satellites from Vandenberg AFB

Skip to the 21:40-mark to see the launch at T-10. Mr. Steven, a boat deployed by SpaceX to snag falling parts with a giant seaborne net, failed to retrieve the $6 million nose cone, a method Musk has been trying to flawless with previous launches as well.

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  • Xiaomi launches 50-inch Mi TV 4C model with 4K UHD support
Xiaomi launches 50-inch Mi TV 4C model with 4K UHD support

It will be available via mi.com in China during Mi Fan Festival sale on April 3. The 55-inch 4K UHD panel offers a viewing angle of 178-degree, a refresh rate of 60Hz and all of this is built into a sleek metal frame. The video content can be accessed from the Google Play movies subscription. Earlier this month, the manufacturer had announced ano...

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  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Developers, PUBG Corp, Will Implement Dedicated Servers based On Regions
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Developers, PUBG Corp, Will Implement Dedicated Servers based On Regions

Standing next to a picture of a giant roast chicken, Greene was gracious when asked about Fortnite , PUBG's biggest rival, during the question and answer portion of the talk. Right now, it's only mobile that is doing this, so those who are on PC or Xbox know it isn't all that easy to win the game. That's $30 more than it costs to play F...

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  • First interstellar object may have come from a binary star
First interstellar object may have come from a binary star

The Royal Astronomical Society in the United Kingdom announced on March 19, 2018 that the object called 1I/2017 ( 'Oumuamua ) - the first confirmed asteroid known to have journeyed here from outside our solar system - may have come from from a binary star system, or two stars orbiting a common center of gravity.

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  • YouTube Reportedly Increasing Ads Before Music Videos to Encourage Paid Subscriptions
YouTube Reportedly Increasing Ads Before Music Videos to Encourage Paid Subscriptions

Cohen is a 30 year veteran of the record business and previously worked at Warner Music Group before joining YouTube in 2016. The company faces a truly hard battle to convert current users. With the service's success, it hopes that major labels will finally become "good partners" with major labels. "Once we do that, trust me, all that noise w...

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  • Stephen Hawking's funeral at Cambridge church on March 31
Stephen Hawking's funeral at Cambridge church on March 31

Family, friends and colleagues will be invited to the private funeral service, which takes place at 2:00pm (1300 GMT). A spokesman for Westminster Abbey said Wednesday morning (AEDT) the celebrated physicist's ashes will be interred later this year at a special thanksgiving service.

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