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Apple's new business chat app will challenge Facebook Messenger

And when you receive money , you can have it go directly onto an Apple Pay cash card. Apple announced on Monday that it is launching a money-transfer service that could challenge Venmo and other competitors, letting iPhone and iPad users send money digitally to each other via a text. Read More »

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Joins The Fight Against Terrorism

To what extent Apple has been able to help with the investigation unknown. "You're saying that, you must pay the government X percent now or over some period of time", Cook said in an exclusive interview with Bloomberg Television. The Apple CEO stated that although there is end-to-end encryption in apps such as iMessage and WhatsApp, there is a lot of information that information technology companies can share in the form of metadata. Read More »

8 new and exciting features of iOS 11

That should help Apple reposition the iPad as a work device capable of carrying out all the usual functionality users want from their laptops. The Apple's App Store is getting a fresh coat of paint when iOS 11 arrives later this year, but developers exploring the beta are already noticing one thing absent from the redesigned storefront: the top grossing category. Read More »

Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House

President Donald Trump a year ago. Muscat: Doha-based Qatar Airways announced on Wednesday that all three flights operated by the airline on Tuesday to bring passengers from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to Qatar have successfully reached Doha. Read More »

Apple launches iMac Pro with Xeon CPU and Vega GPU

The biggest improvements over the existing models revolve around the basics: processing, storage and graphics. The same 15-inch MacBook Pro now also offers AMD Radeon Pro 450 and Radeon Pro 555 dGPU as an option, both based on Polaris 11 GPUs. Read More »

USA envoy Nikki Haley in Jerusalem vows to defend Israel at UN

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She also met Wednesday with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin at his residence in Jerusalem. Israel Hayom, Israel's pro-Netanyahu free daily, devoted most of its cover Tuesday to Haley, highlighting her threat to withdraw from the Human Rights Council if it does not end its bias against Israel. Read More »

Trump may allow Comey testimony

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Top Democrats from the House Judiciary Committee warned the White House that if President Donald Trump blocks former FBI Director James Comey from testifying in a hearing, they would consider it an effort to "obstruct the truth from both Congress and the American people". Read More »

Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system

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He has vowed to prosecute more leakers, and victor may just be paraded as a threat to other would-be purveyors of classified intelligence. And now a story that brings together a couple of recurring themes about national security under the Trump administration, Russia's meddling in the US election and leaks of sensitive government information. Read More »

This is us: Earliest fossils of our species found in Morocco

The fossils reveal a complex evolutionary history of humankind that likely involved the entire African continent, notes the team, which professor Jean-Jacques Hublin of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany and Abdelouahed Ben-Ncer of the National Institute for Archaeology and Heritage in Rabat, Morocco , led. Read More »

What is Apple Files? New directory for iPad in iOS 11 explained

It will probably also be the closest we'll get to an official dark mode for now, but given that iOS 11 is still in beta, it's hard to say what this feature will look like upon iOS 11's release later this fall. Apple also claims that the speaker's microphone array is strong enough to be able to pick up what a user is saying from across the room even when loud music is playing. Read More »

Toy vending machine at California restaurant dispenses cocaine

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A boy who won a toy from a restaurant vending machine discovered cocaine inside of it. As the woman's son played with the toy, which appeared to be a ball of putty, the toy ruptured and a white powder spilled out. A woman who answered the phone at that number Wednesday morning told The Times that her company owned two other machines in the restaurant but not the one that contained the cocaine. Read More »

Can Apple's (AAPL) HomePod Outmuscle Amazon and Google?

Apple's smart speaker is similar to Amazon Alexa and Echo that have been key players in the market for quite some time. Apple has a higher price point than its competitors. As mentioned above, Apple's new HomePod will use a large Apple-designed woofer and a custom array of seven beam-forming tweeters which in comparison to Sonos who use one tweeter and two mid-woofers on their Sonos Play:3 isn't that bad. Read More »

Violence breaks out during farmers' protest in MP

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Some farmers' leaders in Maharashtra agreed at the weekend to call off their action after Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said he would meet their demand for a waiver on farmer loans. The farmers' agitation in Mandsaur district further intensified with protestors setting at least eight to ten vehicles on fire today. "We will not allow any outsider in Mandsaur ", said district collector Swantanter Kumar Singh when asked about Gandhi's visit. Read More »

ISIS claims London terror attacks that killed 7

The prime minister vowed his nation would stand in solidarity with Britain, describing the attackers as "cowardly criminals". All three attacks have been claimed by the Islamic State group. She said London Mayor Sadiq Khan has so far done an "excellent job" in responding to Saturday's attack but declined to criticise US President Donald Trump who mocked Khan in a series of tweets posted immediately after the attack. Read More »

Hezbollah threatens to strike US in Syria over 'red lines'

Early on Wednesday, the Arab and Kurdish fighters captured the neighbourhood and the Harqal citadel to the west of the city, the command of Operation Wrath of the Euphrates said. But a showdown for the city itself will prove a major test for the coalition, with the potential for high civilian casualties. "We really do depend upon the Russians through our de-confliction military channels.to help work these things out, and so we hope obviously that will not happen again", he said, referring ... Read More »

Amazon Prime shows will finally be available on Apple TV

That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smarthphones, he said. Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the latest operating system for Mac computers. The service, which will launch first in the USA this fall, will put Apple Pay in direct competition with PayPal's Venmo, a leader in the growing peer-to-peer payments market. Read More »

Apple has announced two new

It will also go some distance towards simplifying the file management experience for those who access two or more cloud storage services on a regular basis. The Offload Unused Apps feature works in background and automatically removes the apps but users also have the option to choose individual apps that need to be offloaded. Read More »

Analyst Views on Price Reaction History: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)

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Sii Invs Wi holds 13,025 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement System holds 111,100 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Over the last 5 years, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . About 47.47 million shares traded. $1.04 million worth of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . It has outperformed by 185.95% the S&P500. Jericho Capital Asset Management Lp, which manages about $3.07 billion and $1.63 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Stamps Com Inc (NASDAQ:STMP) by 130,000 shares to 592,000 ... Read More »

Why G-III Apparel Group Ltd. Stock Soared Today

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G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (NDAQ:GIII) has declined 47.99% since June 7, 2016 and is downtrending. Cowen & Co downgraded the stock to "Market Perform" rating in Tuesday, July 26 report. (NASDAQ:GIII) might see strength given an ABR of 1.7 or Buy rating. Personal Cap Corp reported 0.24% in G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GIII). The investment professionals in our partner's database now hold: 49.73 million shares, up from 45.59 million shares in 2016Q3. Read More »

SpaceX scores contract to launch Air Force's secretive X-37B spaceplane

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The Boeing-built spacecraft used a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket for its first four missions; the new mission will use SpaceX's Falcon 9 launcher. In a statement released after Sec. Details on the ASETS-11 payload are scarce, and the Air Force Research Laboratory simply told Aviation Week that the long orbit would "test experimental electronics and oscillating heat pipes". Read More »

Apple to introduce iPhone app to prevent distracted driving

Warning messages about older apps have become increasingly frequent since Apple launched iOS 10 in September 2016. CHINESE consumers will enjoy localized optimization features in Apple's next-generation operating system for its iPhones in the autumn, the company said yesterday. Read More »

Apple's latest version of MacOS is called 'High Sierra' : Key Features

He later clarified that "it just boils down to the fact that Apple doesn't prioritize high-end GPUs" and pointed out that you could buy a $6,000 Mac Pro and still not meet the minimum specs. Besides, new features like blocking auto play with intelligent tracking protection; and Reader mode, for reading articles. The update is not available for public yet and now available with its maintenance mode for developers only. Read More »

Introducing Apple's Homepod - will you be purchasing?

The HomePod will be available in December in the US, United Kingdom and Australia in white and space gray. At the company's annual developers' conference, Tim Cook , Apple's chief executive said: "We want to reinvent home music ", and said there were many companies making products for enjoying music in the home but "none have nailed it yet". Read More »

Microsoft adding OneDrive support to Apple's iOS 11 Files app

You can even fill the blanks, sign the documents and save them in the internal storage. Meanwhile, a new lock screen also brings notifications into a unified view. At the WWDC17 event, Apple also unveiled the new iPad 10.5, iMac Pro and the new operating sytem iOS 11 with the new Control Center along with an updated App Store . Read More »

Sony's "Days Of Play" Promotion Comes With Launch Of Gold…

PlayStation 4 Pro has also been a big success for Sony with the console accounting for one in five of PS4 console sales since November 10, 2016. A YOUNG Raheen gaming enthusiast has issued legal proceedings against Sony after he lost more than 140 PlayStation games as a result of his online account being terminated. Read More »

IOS 11 will make these iPhones and iPads obsolete

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He talked about the updates to each of Apple's operating systems, plus some additional announcements that he promised will be "major". The wireless device will be available in December across the United States, the UK and Australia. Apple said that watch wearers will be able to link their devices with the gym equipment through NFC. The new expansion of the iMac's Sierra is macOS High Sierra. Read More »

Iran state media says 12 killed in twin attacks

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Four men armed with rifles and a pistol were reported to be inside the parliamentary complex, around 20 kilometres away (12 miles) in the centre of the city. Interior Minister Abdolrahman Fazli told ISNA he had convened a special meeting of the country's security council . "Today, Daesh (Islamic State) is being pushed out from its birthplace in Iraq and Syria and is moving to other countries - Afghanistan , Pakistan and even the Philippines and European countries", Khamenei said in a ... Read More »

Mynamar military plane with 100 missing

The number of rescue vehicles have also been increased, with six ships and three aircrafts now searching for the missing plane. "Communication was lost suddenly at about 1:35 pm [07:05 GMT] when it reached about 20 miles west of Dawei town", the army said in a statement. Read More »

IOS 11 pulls the plug on iPhone 5 and 5C

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The app switcher has been redesigned too, making it easier to move between active app windows using the split view or slide over. ARKit allows developers to tap into the latest computer vision technologies to build detailed and compelling virtual content on top of real-world scenes for interactive gaming, immersive shopping experiences, industrial design and more. Read More »

Apple Watch will sync with your treadmill to share workout data

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Apple has also prepped an updated Workout experience in watchOS 4 . Apple today detailed the changes that are coming to the Apple Watch with watchOS 4. This season's offering includes vibrant Sports Bands, a bright yellow Classic Buckle and Nike Sport Band options that color-match with the Nike Air VaporMax Flyknit Day to Night Collection. Read More »