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Uber Fires Employee at Center of Google Lawsuit Following Ultimatum

Levandowski , 37, was sacked on Tuesday, after failing to comply with a court order to hand over documents at the centre of a court wrangle over the alleged theft of self-driving auto technology. Levandowski refused to return any documents, branding the request "unconstitutional", and was subsequently fired this week . However, Uber denies it is using the stolen technology to develop its self-driving vehicle. Read More »

The Galaxy S8's speedy processor will power Windows 10 laptops this year

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In addition to gigabit LTE with the X16 modem, the devices will feature 2x2 802.11ac MU-MIMO for optimal Wi-Fi. Matt Barlow, Microsoft's corporate vice president, Windows marketing added that "this collaboration offers consumers something new and that they have been craving - the best of a mobile computing experience with the best of Windows 10, all in one thin, light, connected device". Read More »

Here's how Apple's Siri speaker could defeat Amazon Echo and Google Home

That's about to change as the new Essential Home will work with Apple's voice assistant. Apple is looking to differentiate the Siri speaker from its competitors, including Amazon's Echo devices and Google Home gadgets. We will know more about this once Apple takes the stage at WWDC 2017 next week, but until then, we suggest you hold off on buying a MacBook. A 3D touchpad is long awaited feature for iPad besides enhanced multitask support, Magic Mouse and access to more ... Read More »

Trump speaks with Afghan President, condemns Kabul attack

Rescue workers were digging bodies from the site hours after the explosion, many of them disfigured and charred, as anguished residents searched for missing relatives. The victims appeared mainly to have been Afghan civilians. A government source said the charter flight was scrapped because diplomatic and consular staff, "so shortly after the attack, have more important things to do than to deal with organisational matters ". Read More »

Taliban rules out role in Kabul bombing

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Interior Ministry officials said a huge quantity of explosives, hidden in a water tanker, detonated at 8:30 a.m. during rush hour on a busy boulevard in the Wazir Akbar Khan district, which houses embassies, banks, supermarkets and government ministries. Read More »

Cyclone Mora claims 7 lives in Bangladesh

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The Bangladesh Navy has rescued 20 fishermen after their boat was caught in cyclone Mora in the Bay of Bengal. The Eastern Naval Command is deploying P-81 aircraft as part of its rescue operation in Bangladesh. The districts at risk were Cox's Bazar, Chittagong, Noakhali, Lakshmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Barguna, Patuakhali, Bhola, Barisal and Pirojpur. With wind speeds of over 100 km per hour, the severe cyclonic storm hit the Chittagong-Cox's Bazar coast at 6am on Tuesday. Read More »

Romney urges Trump to support Paris climate deal

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Musk, among other CEOs of major American companies, urged Trump to uphold the agreement. "Climate change is now front and center in investors' engagement", said Robert Schuwerk, senior US counsel for Carbon Tracker, an investment research group focused on climate change risks. Read More »

AMD confirms Threadripper with Computex showing

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Laptops based on Ryzen Mobile will be launched before the end of the year, the company said. The EPYC is equipped with superior memory bandwidth and unmatched support for high-speed input/output (I/O) channels. Major Taiwanese brands such as Asrock, Asus , Gigabyte and MSI will have motherboards ready when the chip ships. Su also said, "We love gamers, as part of AMD". Read More »

Trump is pulling USA out of Paris climate change deal, reports say

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Responding to shouted questions earlier on Wednesday from reporters in the White House Oval Office where he met with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Trump said: "I'm hearing from a lot of people, both ways". leadership and trustworthiness on one of the world's leading issues. "If the U.S. is out that doesn't work any more."HOAXFormer President Barack Obama helped broker the Paris accord and praised it during a trip to Europe this month". Read More »

European Commission leader blasts Trump on climate plans

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Leaving the deal would fulfill a central campaign pledge, but would certainly anger worldwide allies that spent years in hard negotiations that produced an accord to reduce carbon emissions. The Paris climate agreement sets goals for countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to limit the damage of climate change, but environmentalists initially focused more on concerns about how dropping the deal could affect the U.S.'s economy and diplomatic ties. Read More »

Mike Dubke, President Trump's Communications Director, Resigns

Kellyanne Conway, White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President Donald Trump left for his worldwide trip earlier this month. - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names.... Read More »

Dubke resigns as White House communications director

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said Mr Dubke had agreed to stay on until Mr Trump returned from his trip to the Middle East and Europe on Saturday. And while much of that took place behind closed doors, one lasting image of the European portion may be the way Trump pushed aside the prime minister of little Montenegro to take his front row place for a photo of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders. Read More »

India, Germany reaffirm need for UNSC reform

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Describing Germany as one of the important bilateral partners, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for Berlin companies' cooperation to strengthen the economic partnership between both the nations. Donald Trump has shown a special knack for starting diplomatic spats with longtime USA allies - the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and Mexico all found themselves on the president's erratic firing line within his first couple of months in office. Read More »

Mafia 3 Stones Unturned Expansion Out Now, Adds New Jungle Area

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In the main game, Donovan becomes an instrumental part in helping Clay exact revenge upon those who wronged him. Lincoln helps put a stop to a mercenary army and its leader Connor Aldridge. Make sure to complete all of the bounty hunting missions to get the sporty De'Leo Stiletto, as well as new decals for customizing your ride. If you want to take out foes from afar, you can call in a sniper service to aid you in the fight. Read More »

AMD's ThreadRipper CPUs are the biggest we've ever seen

Vega Frontier Edition GPUs will be arriving on June 27 while the RX Vega gaming cards are expected to launch at SIGGRAPH, which is being held the end of July. A couple of weeks ago, AMD announced their new Vega GPUs for professionals . Following the recent launches of seven AMD Ryzen desktop processors , including AMD Ryzen 7 and AMD Ryzen 5, created to bring innovation and competition back to the full spectrum of premium PC markets, AMD outlined continued momentum for Ryzen. Read More »

Iran-backed Iraqi force says takes Islamic State villages near Syria

Also on Monday, Maan al-Saadi, commander of CTS special operations, told Xinhua that the CTS forces have taken control of 70 percent of al-Saha neighborhood in north of the IS-held old city center and killed some 70 IS militants, majority foreigners and non-Iraqi Arabs, in the battles during the past two days. Read More »

SpaceX Dragon to take recycling to new heights

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The Falcon 9 rocket that will launch the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft to space is resting at its launch pad today at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The private SpaceX and NASA are discussing the possibility of flying a reused booster on an upcoming delivery mission. The Dragon capsule will be attached to ISS for one month until July first week and return to Earth with results of earlier experiments, splashing down in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Baja California, NASA said. Read More »

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Trump Advisers in Russia Probe

The Associated Press first reported that Flynn would comply with the subpoena. The leaders of the committee's Russian Federation investigation, Rep. Those subpoenas seek information on requests made by former national security adviser Susan Rice , former CIA Director John Brennan and former United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power for names to be unmasked in classified material. Read More »

Musk to quit advisory panels if Trump withdraws from climate deal

It will be widely seen as a rebuff to the U.S., as President Trump deliberates on withdrawal from the accord . Trump himself kept everyone in suspense on the question of staying or leaving, saying he was still listening to "a lot of people both ways" but promising a decision "very soon". Read More »

Apple Set To Have A Crack At Siri Voice For The Home

Apple is heavily rumored to be working on a Siri-powered smart speaker, created to compete with the Amazon Echo and Google Home , and one analyst reckons there's a 50% chance we'll see it at WWDC 2017 . Apple is looking to differentiate the Siri speaker from its competitors, including Amazon's Echo devices and Google Home gadgets. Does the Apple smart speaker described in today's report interest you? You could use it to control HomeKit-capable smart home devices, and it's ... Read More »

UP CM Yogi offers prayer at Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya

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Is the BJP keeping the mandir port simmering? " Government will stand by if both the parties agree to resolve Ram Janmabhoomi issue through talks, ( Ayodhya mein Shri Ram janmbhoomi ke vivad ka baat-cheet ke madhyam se dono paksh samadhan ka marg nikal sake to sarkar apke sth khadi hai)" Adityanath said. Read More »

Trump fires fresh Twitter broadside at Germany over trade, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

The tweet follows a volley of criticism from Germany after the president concluded his first official tour overseas on Sunday (May 28), returning from Saudi Arabia, Israel, Brussels and then Italy for a G-7 summit. Trump's tweet came after Merkel told a meeting last Sunday that "the times in which (Germany) could fully rely on others are partly over", a reference to the United States and UK. Read More »

Trump abandoning global climate pact? Decision 'very soon'

Two major news outlets Axis and CBS News reported that the US President had made a decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement on climate change and the administration has been informing world leaders about it. The exit of the United States, the world's largest economy and second-largest greenhouse gas polluter will not dissolve the 195-nation pact, which was legally ratified a year ago, but it could set off a cascade of events that would have profound effects on the planet. Read More »

Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal

As of this month, the December 2015 deal has been signed by all but two of the 197 countries in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC ). Trump refused to endorse the landmark climate change accord at a summit of the G7 group of wealthy nations on Saturday, saying he needed more time to decide. Read More »

Canada still committed to Paris accord, as U.S. flirts with fleeing

But what exactly will happen in terms of environmental impact when Trump makes this power play? The deal largely depends on superpowers like the United States taking the lead. Bush angered USA allies by deciding in 2001 not to take part. "The real danger is not the threat to one's economy that comes from acting". Elon Musk says he will dump Trump if the president pulls out of the Paris climate deal . Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn to hammer Tories on schools and NHS

In response, Labour leader Corbyn had said he too would not attend - only to announce just hours before the event that he would take part after all. "I think debates where the politicians are squabbling amongst themselves doesn't do anything for the process of electioneering". Read More »

Donald Trump Withdraws From Paris Climate Deal - Celebs React

Donald Trump will announce this week whether the USA will remain in the Paris Agreement - the world's first comprehensive accord of its kind - after previously threatening to pull out. It then has to wait another year. However, under the accord, countries set emission limits themselves - not an outside panel . Calculations suggest withdrawal could result in emissions of up to 3 billion tons of additional carbon dioxide in the air a year - enough to melt ice sheets faster, raise seas ... Read More »

White House communications director quits

On Tuesday, Trump tweeted a Fox News story also featuring an unnamed source claiming that Kushner did not bring up the back channel himself. The departure of Michael Dubke , Trump's communications director, comes as aides and outside advisers say Trump has grown increasingly frustrated by allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of possible ties between his campaign and Moscow. Read More »

Buchanan urges Trump to keep US in climate accord

Beijing, however, has reaffirmed its commitment to meeting its targets under the Paris accord, recently cancelling construction of about 100 coal-fired power plants and investing billions in massive wind and solar projects. The president of Exxon Mobil wrote Trump personally stressing the importance of maintaining a seat at the global negotiating table. "Many times I've made the argument that climate action actually creates jobs and creates growth, which is what the United States ... Read More »

Arsenal 'signs Wenger for two more years'

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Cup final, was likely another factor in the decision to extend Wenger. As a result, Arsenal will be missing from the Champions League for the first time in two decades next season. I feel a bit sorry for him. Attracting other top names to the Emirates Stadium will also be seen as crucial if Arsenal's "unlimited" ambitions are to be met - but Wenger has exacting criteria. Read More »

Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord

In a slightly more cautious report, CBS says the president is expected to withdraw from the accord, but has also has discussed with senior White House staff an effort to renegotiate the agreement with an eye to making its provisions less onerous to US industry. Read More »

Overwatch's new map colonizes the moon

Blizzard has shared new Overwatch clues that hint about an upcoming lunar map. What's more, we don't think that the voice in the trailer isn't that of Winston (we might be wrong there, though). The question, however, is whether the message means that Overwatch will soon get a new map, a new hero, or both. With a brand new list of skins, sprays, and a dance emote for every character, there's a lot to keep you burning through boxes and earning XP. Read More »