Google expands self-driving car testing to Washington

Courtesy Geo.tv WASHINGTON: Alphabet Inc said Wednesday its self-driving car project will expand testing to Kirkland, Washington later this month, the third city where it is testing autonomous vehicles. The company’s Google unit has conducted autonomous vehicle testing for six years in Mountain View, California, where it is based, and it expanded testing to Austin, Texas…

Oscars telecast lowest in eight years, Rock gets thumbs up

Courtesy The News International LOS ANGELES: Some 34.3 million Americans watched the 2016 Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, the smallest TV audience for the Oscars in eight years, according to national ratings data, amid a Hollywood diversity controversy. The 2016 audience for the ABC Television broadcast was the second-lowest on record for an Oscars ceremony.…

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s documentary wins Oscar

Courtesy Of The News International LOS ANGELES: Internationally known filmmaker from Pakistan, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s documentary ‘A Girl In The River: The Price of Forgiveness’ has won the Oscar at the 88th Academy Award Ceremony. It is the second Academy Award pocketed by the filmmaker. Sharmeen Chinoy’s work that grabs this year’s Oscar highlights the…