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How to disable country redirection in Google

When you travel to another country, google redirect your request of its home page to google.xxx where xxx is the country code. google know the country you stay in using your ip address.   why google offer local domains version of google? google use the custom domain of that country to help you find places and restaurants local in the country you stay in. for example if I go to jordan, i will be routed […]

Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7bn

Image copyright Reuters Online retail giant Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a $13.7bn (£10.7bn) deal that marks its biggest push into traditional retailing yet. Amazon, which has long eyed the grocery business, will buy the upmarket supermarket for $42 a share. Investors greeted the deal as game-changing for the industry, sending shares of rival grocers plunging. But Whole Foods, which had been under pressure, climbed. Founded in 1978 in Texas, Whole Foods was a […]

Far Cry boss expects more political blockbuster games

The boss of Far Cry 5 has told Newsbeat its time for games to follow TV and film – and get political. The latest title in the Far Cry series is set in a town in modern day America which has been taken over by religious fanatics. The title’s creative director Dan Hay admits it’s based on real world events. He says although its rare for games to be this political, it’s time for the […]

Mobile operator Three fined over 999 call issue

Image copyright Three Mobile phone firm Three has been fined £1.9m for weaknesses in its system that is supposed to ensure anyone can make emergency calls at any time. A loss of service in 2016 revealed that uninterrupted access to emergency calls was vulnerable to a single technical problem, regulator Ofcom said. Its investigation concluded that Three did not act recklessly, but the issue could be reasonably be avoided. The company said it had strengthened […]

Legal threat shuts down GTA game toolkit

Image copyright Rockstar games Image caption The toolkit let people modify the basic elements of the GTA game Players of Grand Theft Auto are up in arms after legal threats forced the closure of a popular toolkit used to make add-ons or “mods” for the game. GTA creator Take-Two issued a “cease and desist” letter to Open IV toolkit’s creators, saying it aided piracy. Open IV’s Russian developers said they did not have time or […]

India internet shutdowns 'violate human rights'

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said India needs to cease “arbitrary restrictions” on internet and phone services. The organisation said state governments had imposed 20 temporary internet shutdowns in 2017. Authorities say they shut internet and telecommunications services to stop rumours during times of unrest. But the rights group said arbitrary internet shutdowns “violated India’s obligations under international human rights law”. Kashmir social media ban criticised Heat wave in India: Frustration, rumours and memes Indian […]

79-foot-long blue whale washes up dead on Northern California beach – The Mercury News

The Mercury News 79-foot-long blue whale washes up dead on Northern California beachThe Mercury NewsPeople come to see the body of a 90 foot female blue whale that washed up on Agate Beach in Bolinas, Calif. Friday, May 26, 2017. (James Cacciatore/Special to the Marin Independent Journal). Expand. By Paul Rogers | progers@bayareanewsgroup.com …Blue Whale that Washed Ashore in Bolinas was Hit By ShipFOX4079-Foot Blue Whale Found in Bolinas Killed by Boat Strike: ScientistsNBC Bay AreaCarcass […]

Tragedy strikes as Uber CEO Kalanick loses mother in boating accident, father in serious condition – TechCrunch

TechCrunch Tragedy strikes as Uber CEO Kalanick loses mother in boating accident, father in serious conditionTechCrunchWe’ve received word from Uber that the Kalanick family suffered a tragic event this weekend. CEO Travis Kalanick’s parents were in a boating accident in Fresno yesterday and his mother Bonnie Horowitz Kalanick has passed away. His father Donald …Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accidentWHIOUber CEO Travis Kalanick’s mother killed in boating mishapCNETBonnie Kalanick, the mother of […]

Apple Loop: New iPhone 8 Design Leaks, Apple Watch’s Secret Power, Anger Over MacBook Pro Update – Forbes

Forbes Apple Loop: New iPhone 8 Design Leaks, Apple Watch’s Secret Power, Anger Over MacBook Pro UpdateForbesTaking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the impossible iPhone design, the cost of Apple’s new smartphone, what’s happening with the new MacBooks, angry Mac customers, the patent deal between Apple …iPad Pro, Apple Pencil help capture a slice of Brooklyn for latest ‘New Yorker’ coverAppleInsider (press release) (blog)Best Buy Memorial […]

Moto G5 Plus In Midnight Blue Color Leaks Online – Android Headlines

Android Headlines Moto G5 Plus In Midnight Blue Color Leaks OnlineAndroid HeadlinesLenovo is set to launch a new color variant of the Moto G5 Plus, and the color in question happens to be the “Midnight Blue” color, which has been leaked on Twitter. Serial leakster Roland Quandt, posted a number of images of the Moto G5 Plus draped in …Moto Z2 Play leaks in high-res image, official announcement could go live on June 1Phone ArenaMoto […]

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