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Google Debuts Audiobooks Store, Takes On Amazon's Audible

Google Debuts Audiobooks Store, Takes On Amazon's Audible

Audio books are now on sale from Google Play in 45 countries and in nine languages. Currently, the integration with Google Assistant is only available on Android devices and Android powered speakers such as Google Home. The progress will be synced so you can start on one device and pick it up later on another. Although there is no concrete information regarding when the audiobooks would available on Google Play it is speculated that the tech giant would soon push audiobooks live in the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Canada rejects angry American NAFTA criticism

Canada rejects angry American NAFTA criticism

Canada's chief NAFTA negotiator says they have high hopes for making progress this week as negotiations begin in Montreal - but that also depends on their partners. "We're trying to move forward on the most hard subjects, but also on the subjects meant to modernize NAFTA". Ottawa will also look to bridge the gap on Chapter 11, which the USA wants to turn into an opt-out part of the trade pact - allowing Washington to choose not to be covered by it - and which Canada wants to ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Pence's speech draws Palestinian opposition

Pence's speech draws Palestinian opposition

They say the USA can not be a mediator after the decision and have pre-emptively rejected any peace plan presented by the Trump administration. The US Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, US Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech to the Israeli parliament on Monday that highlighted a policy shift that has stoked Palestinian anger and global concern. Consulte Mais Informação

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Democrats' Sympathies Evenly Split Between Israel, Palestinians

Democrats' Sympathies Evenly Split Between Israel, Palestinians

While 79 percent of Republicans today say they sympathize more with Israel than with Palestinians, only 27 percent of Democrats feel the same, according to the results of a Pew survey of more than 1,500 people conducted this month. Seven percent said both or neither, while 9 percent said they do not know. "Over the same period, the share of Democrats saying this has declined 11 points, from 38 percent to 27 percent". Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkey arrests scores for 'terror propaganda' as it presses Afrin assault

Turkey arrests scores for 'terror propaganda' as it presses Afrin assault

The call came as the United States voiced alarm that the operation against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia, which Ankara sees as a terror group, could endanger attempts to end the Syrian civil war. Turkey's prime minister said it wanted a 30km-deep (19-mile) "safe zone " along its border inside Syria, which would encompass most of the Afrin enclave. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ramayana, Buddhism connect India and ASEAN: Sushma Swaraj

Ramayana, Buddhism connect India and ASEAN: Sushma Swaraj

Already the Asean is our fourth largest trading partner and we are their seventh largest trading partner. Connectivity projects can grow in the region only if there is a "political atmosphere", and "nationalist rhetoric" is reduced, Chutintorn Sam Gongsakdi, Thailand's Ambassador to India and a key official convening the ASEAN-India summit this week here, says in reference to the challenges of free trade negotiations, border trade logistics and the infrastructure in the northeastern States. Consulte Mais Informação

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Anger over second 'snatching' of bookseller in China

Anger over second 'snatching' of bookseller in China

The books the group sold at their Causeway Bay Bookshop were popular with visitors from mainland China, where such titles were banned. While his colleagues were released a few months later, Gui was held until October previous year. As of late 2017, more than 300 lawyers, human rights activists , as well as their family members and staff have been caught up in the most recent crackdown, according to the China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jamaica issues state of emergency as violent crime soars

Jamaica issues state of emergency as violent crime soars

St. James includes Montego Bay , the popular global tourist destination. In response to the government decree, a number of foreign governments have issued security warnings of their own, including the U.S. Although the tourist areas of Montego Bay have not been impacted by the rise in crime, both the United Kingdom and Canada have issued warnings, advising their citizens to stay at the resorts, exercise caution if traveling by night and to use taxis ordered by the resorts. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fodder scam: Special CBI court convicts Lalu Prasad Yadav in Chaibasa case

Fodder scam: Special CBI court convicts Lalu Prasad Yadav in Chaibasa case

This is the third Fodder Scam case in which Yadav has been convicted. The court also convicted another former CM and veteran Congress leader, Jagannath Mishra . The official said that the matter is listed in the special CBI court for Wednesday. He was convicted last month on December 23 in connection with the case related to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh. Consulte Mais Informação

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Para Temer, julgamento de Lula é 'evento natural'

Para Temer, julgamento de Lula é 'evento natural'

O presidente Michel Temer está na Suíça , para participar do Fórum Econômico Mundial , que ocorre na cidade de Davos . Vamos ficar em 3% - disse Temer, na chegada a Zurique , em rápida conversa com jornalistas. E porquê agora?", num encontro promovido pela AICEP - agência estatal para a promoção e captação de investimento estrangeiro do país. O embaixador Ronaldo Costa explica que a estratégia é corrigir o "descompasso" que existe sobre o Brasil no cenário internacional. Consulte Mais Informação

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Padmaavat protesters go on rampage in Ahmedabad

Padmaavat protesters go on rampage in Ahmedabad

More than 150 four-wheelers and two-wheelers were damaged as mobs of around 2000 went on the rampage after 8pm, targeting three malls with multiplexes and a standalone theatre complex in the western part of the city. A mall manager, Rakesh Mehta, told ANI, "the men attacked the mall even though it had displayed boards outside saying the film will not be screened there". Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump signs spending bill to end three-day government shutdown

Trump signs spending bill to end three-day government shutdown

After two days of bickering and freezing up the US government, Democrats signed off on a spending bill not dramatically differently from the one on the table Friday. President Donald Trump , who has largely been absent from negotiations save for a few tweets, threatened to invoke the "nuclear option" Sunday morning - referencing a strategy by which Senate Republicans could rewrite budget rules to require a simple majority to pass a spending bill, rather than the 60 votes now mandated. Consulte Mais Informação

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Report Shows Students Admitted to Bullying

Report Shows Students Admitted to Bullying

Many of them blamed social media but also took aim at parents for letting their children use sites unmonitored and without talking to them about the consequences of their actions. "I never thought this would come to fruition". Bill Husfelt, superintendent of Bay County Schools, said on Monday that the school district wont comment on the situation until they look over PCBPDs investigation. Consulte Mais Informação

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22 killed in vehicle bomb attack in Libya

22 killed in vehicle bomb attack in Libya

Benghazi has been the scene of more than three years of conflict - from 2014 until late last year. Officials said that Ahmed al-Feitouri from the investigation and arrest unit attached to the general command of east Libyan security forces was killed and another senior intelligence official Mahdi al-Fellah was wounded in the blasts. Consulte Mais Informação

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Atari Is Hoping to Crowdfund a Switch Version of Roller Coaster Tycoon

Atari Is Hoping to Crowdfund a Switch Version of Roller Coaster Tycoon

The unmitigated success of the RollerCoaster Tycoon franchise made the opportunity clear for Atari Game Partners: deliver the first RollerCoaster Tycoon game for the Nintendo Switch. That will include a Tycoon Career mode where you will be challenged to expand your park and grow your Amusement Empire, a Sandbox mode with various landscapes in which you can create the park of your dreams with unlimited time and resources, and scenarios where you must complete objectives within ... Consulte Mais Informação

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