Yes, The Big G is following you: Google admits it tracks users when location history is turned off

Google has confirmed that it still tracks users even after they turn off the “Location History” setting on their device. It comes just one day after the practice was revealed by an AP investigation. The clarification is mentioned on a Location History help page, which Google changed on Thursday. The once erroneous wording has now […]

California is now staring down the largest wildfire in state history

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Twin Northern California blazes fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather grew Monday to become the largest wildfire in state history. Fire officials said on Monday that the two fires burning a few miles apart, known as the Mendocino Complex are being treated as one incident. It has scorched 283,800 acres […]

Little League takes centre stage in a place deep in baseball history

If you needed a reminder of what baseball means to Montreal, look no further than Vladimir Guerrero Sr.'s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame this past weekend. The Dominican-born right-fielder spent his first eight Major League seasons in the city, the last great Montreal Expo in a line that had its share.  Guerrero Sr. […]

The Milan Red Could Be the Ugliest Hypercar in History

We know you like to dog on supercars, and we’re right there with you. They’re extravagant toys for people you’re unlikely to encounter unless you were born into high society or made some exceptionally wise financial decisions. And that’s always lurking in the background whenever we discuss them. We drool over the specs as we […]

Trump fires off all-caps tweet at Iran’s president: ‘YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES … FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE’

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images President Donald Trump threatened Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Twitter late Sunday night after the Iranian leader issued a warning to the US president earlier in the day. “To Iranian President Rouhani: NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER […]

Will location-based VR games like Mario Kart VR be lost to history?

ANALYSIS: I enjoy both virtual reality and Mario Kart games, so I’ve wanted to play Mario Kart VR ever since it was announced. Unfortunately, like 99.994 percent of the population, I would have to physically travel to a different city just to play it: One year after its release, Bandai Namco and Nintendo have only […]

Williams on the brink of history

JUST 10 months after becoming a mother – and surviving life-threatening complications – Serena Williams stands on the cusp of grand slam history. The American poleaxed German Julia Goerges 6-2 6-4 in 70 minutes to spear into her 10th Wimbledon final. Victory there would deliver Williams a 24th major singles crown, equalling the tally of […]

Serena wins mums battle as history beckons

SERENA Williams is hurtling towards history with startling speed, careering into Wimbledon’s quarter-final with trademark authority. Bidding to equal Margaret Court’s longstanding record of 24 majors, the American powered past Russian qualifier — and fellow tennis mother — Evgeniya Rodina 6-2 6-2. “I knew we (are) both (mothers) and that’s cool. It shows you can […]

China says Trump’s tariffs ‘launched the largest trade war in economic history,’ vows to strike back

Reuters/Jason Lee The Chinese government responded quickly to the as President Donald Trump’s tariffs went into effect at midnight ET on Friday. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce called the tariffs “typical trade bullying” and said Trump “launched the largest trade war in economic history.” China also promised that it would respond with trade restrictions of […]