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Instagram Now Lets You Share Live Video Replays

When you've completed your live video broadcast on Instagram, you can now tap the Share button at the bottom of the screen to add a replay of the entire broadcast to Instagram Stories . They both allow users to send disappearing images to friends over the app or post those images to their "story". As if all of that is not enough to get Snapchat CEO, Evan Spiegel's stomach in knots, Instagram is taking the game up a few notches by incorporating new features in its Stories.

Takata To Go Belly Up As Early As Next Week

Any bankruptcy would pose limited risk to Takata's ability to supply the roughly 100 million replacement inflators required to complete the global recall, one of the sources familiar with the company's plans said. Moreover the company paid a $25 million fine, $125 million to people hurt by the airbags and $850 million to companies that used them. Almost 16 million cars were involved.

Minecraft to get 4K graphics and crossplay update this fall

Any DLC you buy on Windows 10 will be redeemable in-game on any of the named devices - which conspicuously don't include PS4. At E3, Microsoft highlighted cross-platform play for Minecraft , enabling players on Xbox One , PC, Nintendo Switch , VR, and mobile to play together.

Supermassive Games Announce Hidden Agenda for PlayLink

Hidden Agenda is a murder mystery game created by the developers and as implied, it is a game where everyone has a hidden agenda . Just like its name suggests, That's You! was created to help friends test their knowledge of one another and even get to know each other batter.

Apple allows in-app tipping for content creators

In some parts of the world - notably China - tipping through apps has become very popular. Plus, once the user leaves a rating, the prompt will never appear again. As long as they are okay with Apple taking 30%. But tipping, in the past, was unregulated and more loosely defined. Not all developers out there want your birth certificate and bathing schedule, but enough have proven themselves less than scrupulous over the years , so anything Apple and Google do to help users limit data ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook to address 2017 graduates at MIT

Bloomberg says that a source told it that the American Technology Council meeting will be hosted by son in law and senior political advisor Jared Kushner. Earlier this week, striding across the stage at Apple's annual developer conference in front of a crowd of thousands at the San Jose Convention Center, Tim Cook was animated and gushing, an evangelist for a series of new products and features.

Yahoo shareholders approve sale of core business to Verizon

Yahoo anticipates that the Sale Transaction will close on June 13, 2017. One employee already on her way out is Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer, who was criticized for her handling of the data breaches . Verizon plans to launch a new media division called Oath that will oversee its AOL and Yahoo acquisitions . "Oath's strategy is to lead the global brand space".

Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'

Six microphones can pick up voice commands and Siri can learn a listener's preferences, send messages, update news and weather and act as a smart home hub. Plus, iPad users get drag-and-drop functionality, a better app switcher, and a new file manager called Files. Other tweaks for developers include the ability for existing devices to support Apple's HomeKit smart home service, and support for to-do lists, notes , reminders, and banking with Siri .

New speaker? Apple hopped on bandwagon before

New iMacs released Monday are getting better displays and graphics capabilities. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smarthphones, he said.

Walmart employees will now deliver online orders to customers' homes

Lore added: "This test could be a game-changer". Walmart trucks already move orders to stores from fulfillment centers, and can transport ship-to-home orders to a store close to the final destination, Love said. "It just makes sense", the company said in the blog post. And while it's not yet clear exactly how employees will be paid for this new task, Walmart spokesman Ravi Jariwala says that they will be paid extra, including overtime if necessary.

Apple Said to be Developing Siri-Controlled Smart Speaker

That product was created to more closely resemble a Sonos-like Wifi-connected device without a smart assistant, and was killed by Apple following the acquisition. It will of course be able to control devices via Apple HomeKit and allow users to access Apple services such as Apple Music. An Inventec representative didn't respond to a request for comment outside normal business hours in Taiwan.

Trump willing to 'make peace' with Pyongyang

South Korea is still anxious to reopen communication lines with North Korea, despite missile test last weekend, as the country's new president Moon Jae-in follows his dual-track policy of using sanctions to push denuclearisation while encouraging dialogue.

Car Companies Settle Takata Airbag Lawsuit for $553 Million

Four automakers including Toyota and BMW agreed yesterday to pay US$553 million (RM2.39 billion) to settle a U.S. lawsuit over the defective Takata airbags blamed for 11 deaths in the United States alone. BMW , Mazda, Subaru and Toyota (the automakers) today announced agreements to resolve economic loss claims in the Takata multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the United States.

Kylie Jenner's official trailer for her new reality show drops

Jenner , 19, apparently has history of cozying up to her sisters' significant others, including Kanye West ( Kim Kardashian's husband) and Kourtney Kardashian's ex-boyfriend, Scott Disick. Little is known about what else to expect when the show finally makes its small-screen debut, but Kylie's sisters, Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian, are kicking into sisterly mode to generate some buzz for the show.

North Korea Renews Accusation Of CIA Assassination Plot

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - North Korea's latest ballistic missile test may be almost as big a deal as its propaganda machine claims. On Sunday, the North successfully test-fired a new intermediate-range ballistic missile. "The United States maintains our ironclad commitment to stand with our allies in the face of the serious threat posed by North Korea", the statement said.

North Korea Tests Missile That Comes Dangerously Close to Russian Federation

Moon, a strong apologist for former Presidents Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun's Sunshine Policy, which highlighted engagement with the North, took a more critical tone Sunday, calling the missile test a "blatant violation of the UN Security Council resolutions" and a "grave threat" to the Korean Peninsula and the worldwide security.

India skips China's B&R meet, mounts diplomatic pressure against CPEC

Since 1999, that figure has surpassed US$7.5 billion. Chinese officials insist the initiative is purely commercial, but foreign diplomats and political analysts also see an effort by the Communist Beijing government to promote its ambitions of rewriting global rules on trade and security and to reduce the USA presence in Asia.

Honor launches its Honor 8 Lite in India through offline channels

The exterior is all made of metal with 2.5 D curved-edge glass both on the back and front. The Honor 8 Lite is also the first to push out with huawei brand new EMUI 5. The Honor 8 Lite will be initially available in Premium Black colour variant first, with the blue variant coming later this month. The Honor 8 Lite will come with 15 month service warranty, along with Honor's door pick-up and drop after sales facilities.

Jose Mourinho and Manchester United Give Up on Top Four Finish

Two second-half goals from Granit Xhaka and Danny Welbeck saw Wenger securing his first Premier League win over the former Chelsea boss in 13 attempts. "Apart from that, I can not ask more from players who do not play one minute of football in the past seven weeks like Smalling and Mata". In other words, the top four from race isn't ultimately settled yet in the standings, but Mourinho decided it was for his team.

New Motorola Tablet With 'Productivity Mode' In The Pipeline

While the current market for tablets is growing smaller, a recent report from Android Police suggest that Motorola is working on a tablet featuring "Productivity Mode". The Lenovo Yoga Book is known as the "ultimate 2-in-1 productivity tablet" and it has made a good impression within the mobile industry. If you enable it, the interface will switch to Chrome OS-style navbar at the bottom of the screen.