How to kid-proof your Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo and the Alexa smart assistant can provide virtually unlimited utility and fun for the whole family. However, there are certainly times when parents want to be able to control what their kids can and cannot do with these connected devices. We’ll show you how you can kid-proof …

Read More »

Julianne Moore 'loved' working with her daughter and husband on new movie

Julianne Moore is accustomed to working with her husband, director Bart Freundlich, on set, but it was a real family affair when their daughter joined them for their latest collaboration. Liv Freundlich, 17, was a production assistant on “After the Wedding,” which was released earlier this month. “We loved having …

Read More »

Kashmir's communications partially restored, says India

Image copyright AFP Image caption A Kashmiri Muslim talks on a landline phone in Srinagar on Saturday Landline telephone services are being restored to parts of Indian-administered Kashmir, India says. Seventeen out of 100 phone exchanges in the Kashmir Valley are operational, officials say. Internet and mobile phone services remain …

Read More »

Ravindra Jadeja Among 19 Sportspersons Nominated For Arjuna Award

Ravindra Jadeja has been nominated for the Arjuna Award by the awards selection committee on Saturday. The all-rounder is among the 19 sportspersons who have been nominated for the prestigious award. The BCCI had recommended Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami for the Arjuna Award in April. Ravindra Jadeja performed …

Read More »

LA Opera declines details on Placido Domingo investigation

The Los Angeles Opera has declined to release any details of its promised investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against opera legend Placido Domingo, the company’s longtime general director, including whether it has already started. The union that represents opera singers said Friday that it plans a meeting in Los …

Read More »

Indian authorities begin easing restrictions in Kashmir

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir began restoring landline phone services on Saturday after a nearly two-week security crackdown and news blackout following a decision by India’s government to downgrade the Muslim-majority region’s autonomy. READ MORE: India says restrictions in Kashmir will be loosened following lockdown Shahid Choudhary, a government administrator in …

Read More »

Nintendo Switch Indie World Presentation Coming Soon

Nintendo has announced an Indie World presentation for Monday, August 19 at 6 a.m. Pacific time. The company hasn’t announced which indie games will be featured, but it says that it has approximately 20 minutes-worth of information to share. The presentation can be watched at the official Nintendo site. [Source: Nintendo]

Read More »