Friday, November 16, 2018 Headlines & Global News


6-month-old Baby died due to 'Ghost Call' clogging emergency hotline

6-month-old Baby died due to 'Ghost Call' clogging emergency hotline

Mar 17, 2017 05:06 PM EDT

A baby at the age of six months named Brandon Alex reportedly died after waiting for the emergency hotline to answer for more than 30 minutes due to clogged ‘ghost calls’ from T-Mobile phones. Since November, T-Mobile customers who have dialed 911 with their phones have been spontaneously making multiple calls, making the system clogged.

Millions Worry As Blizzard Warning Rolls Out At Northeast

Mar 17, 2017 12:22 AM EDT

A blizzard warning was issued for parts of Pennsylvania, upstate New York and most of New England. Winter storm warnings and watches have been hoisted over a region stretching from Ohio and West Virginia into Maine.

“Game of Thrones” Season 8 will only have six episodes

'Game of Thrones' Season 8 Will Only Feature 6 Episodes

Mar 17, 2017 12:20 AM EDT

D.B. Weiss and David Benioff, creators of the hit HBO drama, had confirmed that the eighth and final season will only be six episodes on Sunday. Spoke at SXSW in Austin, Benioff and Weiss revealed that they were in the process of writing the outline for the show’s final season now, 140 pages that will define the ending of the TV saga of ice and fire.

Boaty McBoatface to go on its first Antarctic mission

Boaty McBoatface Ready To Launch First Antarctic Mission

Mar 17, 2017 12:18 AM EDT

A small yellow robot submarine, called Boaty McBoatface is activated to take on its first Antarctic mission after a competition to name a new polar research ship backfired, Boaty, which has arguably one of the most famous names in recent maritime history, is a new type of autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), which will be able to travel under ice, reach depths of 6,000 metres, and transmit the data it collects to researchers via a radio link.

Five Ways Drinking water first thing every day can help You Improve Your life

5 Ways How Drinking Water First Thing Every Day Helps You Improve Your Health

Mar 15, 2017 01:14 PM EDT

Drinking a glass of water can bring a lot of benefits without us realizing it.

Starbucks: Evolution Fresh's New Golden Milk Is Coming This June

Evolution Fresh's Superfood Golden Milk To Hit Starbucks, Local Stores This June

Mar 15, 2017 01:14 PM EDT

A fruity version of your beloved wellness elixir is making its way to local shelves for grab-n-go convenience as Evolution Fresh's Superfood Golden Milk hits Starbucks and local stores this coming June.

Facebook’s new “Town Hall” feature helps you find and contact your government reps

Facebook’s New 'Town Hall' Feature Helps You Find, Contact Your Government Reps

Mar 15, 2017 01:12 PM EDT

Facebook has introduced a new feature, calling “Town Hall” and it aims to educate its users in becoming more “civically-engaged” and voted more often. This latest feature has just shown up on the “More” menu in Facebook’s mobile app and offers a simple way for users to find and connect with their government representatives on a local, state and federal level.

A Google logo is shown on a screen during a keynote address by CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group Richard Yu at CES 2017 at The Venetian Las Vegas on January 5, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Google Increases Foothold In Africa

Mar 15, 2017 01:08 PM EDT

Google is expecting to train another million students under its Digital Skills for Africa program in the next 12 months.

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