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‘App Bundles’ set to make Android apps smaller, more dynamic, and possibly instant

During the I/O 2018 Developer Keynote, Google announced a successor to the APK format that will bring wild new features and improvements to the Android ecosystem.<p>One big problem with Android apps today is that they’re, well, <b>big</b>. Over the years, Android apps have greatly increased in average size, …

Apps

Trump Withdraws U.S. From ‘One-Sided’ Iran Nuclear Deal

WASHINGTON — President Trump declared on Tuesday that he was withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, unraveling the signature foreign policy achievement of his predecessor Barack Obama, isolating the United States from its Western allies and sowing uncertainty before a risky nuclear negotiation …

South Asia

The Best New Features Coming to Your iPhone in iOS 11.4

Apple is adding new features.<p>Apple is gearing up for a major iOS update. On Monday, the company released the fourth beta of iOS 11.4 — the operating …

Apple

Infiniti announces new electric car lineup based on Q Inspiration

Infiniti has promised to build electric cars in fits and starts since 2012—but we're still waiting.<p>At the 2012 Detroit auto show, the upscale brand …

Electric Vehicles

China’s Car Revolution Is Going Global

On a bright spring day in Amsterdam, car buffs stepped inside a blacked-out warehouse to nibble on lamb skewers and sip rhubarb cocktails courtesy of …

Autos

Google just changed the name of Android Wear to Wear OS

The Android Wear brand introduced in 2014 is going away and being replaced with a new name: Wear OS. A new area of Google’s website has officially confirmed the change. Wear OS even has a new slogan: “Make every minute matter.” For now, that’s really all the news there is; since it works on both …

Wearable Tech

31,000 Toys 'R' Us employees: No job and no severance

The news that Toys "R" Us is closing might conjure up wistful childhood memories for shoppers. But for the chain's 31,000 U.S. employees, it means they're out of a job.<p>Many employees told CNN the shutdown caught them by surprise, even though the chain filed for bankruptcy back in September, and …

Employment

50 Amazing Android app updates this week Download now : ANDROID APPS | TODAY.com

<b>1. ProtonVPN - Unlimited Free VPN made by ProtonMail</b><p><b>ProtonVPN is a free VPN service that does the following:</b><p>protects your privacy by hiding your IP address<br>• lets you browse the web securely (even on public WiFi)<br>• lets you visit blocked/censored websites<p>ProtonVPN is developed by the same team of …

Emotional Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic in Australian Open for 20th Grand Slam title

MELBOURNE — What do you do when you're Roger Federer, and at 36 years, 173 days old you just stole another piece of tennis history by winning your 20th Grand Slam trophy at the Australian Open?<p>The answer to that question is cry, and keep crying.<p>And that’s exactly what the Swiss master did as he …

Tennis

'Grey's Anatomy' Rides an Emotional Roller Coaster in Nostalgic 300th Episode

Co-showrunner Krista Vernoff, who returned to the ABC medical drama after helping to launch the show in its first seven seasons, penned the episode …

Trump to tell North Korea: 'Do not try us'

<b>Seoul (CNN) —</b> Standing near the front line of the world's tensest standoff, President Donald Trump on Wednesday issued a direct and personal warning to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, declaring during his first major speech in Asia that continued nuclear provocation could result in the communist …

North Korea

'He'll tweet whatever he wants': Trump tour hits China

Donald Trump has thumbed his nose at China’s draconian censorship regime as he touched down in Beijing on the latest leg of a 12-day east Asian tour undertaken against a backdrop of rumbling tensions on the Korean peninsula.<p>China was last year labelled the world’s worst abuser of internet freedom. …

China

Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley's troubled past emerges

<b>(CNN) —</b> In retrospect, the warning signs were there.<p>Before Devin Patrick Kelley carried out the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history on Sunday, the former airman had displayed a pattern of violent and disturbing behavior.<p>Domestic violence. Sexual assault accusations. Animal cruelty. Escape from …

Crime

Mazda gambles with advanced engine tech to bridge the shift to all-electric

Mazda Motor Corporation showed off two attention-grabbing concept models at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show. Looking past the curves and sightlines, the …

U.S. flies bombers over Korea as Trump discusses options | Reuters

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military flew two strategic bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force late on Tuesday, as President Donald Trump met top defense officials to discuss how to respond to any threat from North Korea.<p>A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th …

North Korea

What’s new in iOS 11.1 beta 1? Hands-on with new features and changes [Video]

Earlier today, Apple released the first developer beta for iOS 11.1. Unlike the watchOS 4.1 beta for the Apple Watch, there aren’t any huge user-facing new features included in this release. However, there are quite a few subtle changes. Have a look at our hands-on video walkthrough for more …

Apps

NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover landed on the red planet on August 6, 2012. The rover survived the much-publicized "seven minutes of terror" and safely landed near Mount Sharp. The rover accomplished its main goal in less than a year, collecting a rock sample that shows ancient Mars could have …

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 209th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the headlines from the last week:<p>Google Chrome is changing how auto-play videos work. Starting January 2018, the app will no longer allow auto-play videos to play unless they’re muted. Additionally, it lets you mute entire websites. That …

Apps

St. Louis sees second night of protests over ex-cop's acquittal

<b>(CNN) —</b> Protesters blocked roads in St. Louis on Saturday night on a second day of demonstrations after the acquittal of a former police officer who was charged with first-degree murder.<p>Saturday's demonstrations started as Friday's did, with a few hundred people marching peacefully in streets near …

Justice

Police report arrests in 3rd night of demonstrations

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police made several arrests and one officer was injured Sunday night after an afternoon of nonviolent protest over the acquittal of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black man gave way to broken windows and a police response of several …

Justice

Parsons Green: Underground blast a terror incident, say police

<b>An "improvised explosive device" was detonated on a Tube train in south-west London during Friday's morning rush hour, injuring 29 people.</b><p>The blast, at Parsons Green station on a District Line train from Wimbledon, is being treated as terrorism.<p>So-called Islamic State says it carried out the …

Extremism

North Korea fires another missile over Japan, triggering warnings and condemnation

SEOUL — North Korea fired another missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Friday morning, just a day after Pyongyang said that Japan "should be sunken into the sea" with a nuclear bomb and that the United States should be "beaten to death" with a stick "fit for a rabid dog."<p>This …

North Korea

Here Are The Nonfiction Books Longlisted For A National Book Award

This is a politically timely array of histories, investigations, and polemics you won't want to miss.<p>Fake news, the resistance and rightwing radicalism take center stage in the 10 nonfiction books up for this year’s National book Award.<p>The National Book Foundation released the longlist for its 2017 …

Books

Harvey again makes landfall, this time as a tropical storm, near Cameron, La.

HOUSTON — The storm once known as Hurricane Harvey made its second landfall Wednesday, dumping record rains and spurring additional flooding in small Texas cities that lie east of now-devastated Houston.<p>Harvey, which had swung out into the Gulf of Mexico again, came ashore at dawn near the …

Extreme Weather

Next target Guam, North Korea says

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea's launch of a missile over Japan was a prelude to more military operations directed at the American territory of Guam, North Korean state media warned Wednesday.<p>The country's state-run Korean Central News Agency reported leader Kim Jong Un presided over the dawn launch Tuesday …

North Korea