‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Fleabag’ win highest honors at 2019 Emmy Awards

Medieval drama ‘Game of Thrones’ closed its run with a fourth Emmy award for best drama series while British comedy ‘Fleabag’ was the upset winner for best comedy series on Sunday on a night that rewarded newcomers over old favorites. Billy Porter, the star of LGBTQ series ‘Pose’, became the first openly gay black man… Read More ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Fleabag’ win highest honors at 2019 Emmy Awards

Facebook suspends thousands of apps over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company’s ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row. The suspended apps are associated with about 400 developers, Facebook said, adding that it is not… Read More Facebook suspends thousands of apps over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Global oil prices surge following attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil plants

An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said the United States was “locked and loaded” to hit back. The Iran-aligned Houthi group that controls Yemen’s capital claimed responsibility for… Read More Global oil prices surge following attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil plants

Hamza, son of slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, killed in U.S. anti-terrorism operation

Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation, President Donald Trump said on Saturday. In a statement issued by the White House, Trump said the operation took place in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, but he… Read More Hamza, son of slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, killed in U.S. anti-terrorism operation

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board

Apple Inc said on Friday that Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company’s board of directors on September 10 as the two companies prepare to compete head-to-head in the streaming television business. Iger departed Apple’s board the same day the company revealed new details about Apple TV+, a $4.99-per-month… Read More Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board

Google to pay $1.1billion settlement to France in fiscal fraud case

Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros (an equivalent of $1.10 billion) to French authorities to settle a fiscal fraud probe that began four years ago in a deal that may create a legal precedent for other large tech companies present in the country. French investigators have been seeking to establish whether Google,… Read More Google to pay $1.1billion settlement to France in fiscal fraud case

U.S. President Donald Trump fires security adviser John Bolton over foreign policy disagreement

U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly fired his national security adviser John Bolton amid disagreements with his hard-line aide over how to handle foreign policy challenges such as North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan and Russia. “I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House. I disagreed strongly with many… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump fires security adviser John Bolton over foreign policy disagreement

Apple reveals prices and features for new iPhones, TV streaming service

Apple Inc revealed on Tuesday that its streaming TV service will kick off November 1 and cost $4.99 a month, as the tech giant reaches a turning point where it focuses as much on services as its hardware and software. Apple TV+ will be available in over 100 countries and buyers of an iPhone, iPad… Read More Apple reveals prices and features for new iPhones, TV streaming service