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Cyberpunk 2077 Files Stolen, Held For Ransom

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Norwegian video game studio CD Projekt Red has released a statement revealing that design documents pertaining to upcoming sci-fi RPG Cyberpunk 2077 have been stolen from them and those now in possession of them are holding the developer to ransom. Read More »

IMac Pro Is Apple's New Super-Powered Workhorse

Customers will be able to order the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and 12.9-inch iPad Pro starting June 7 at https://www.verizonwireless.com/tablets/ and both models arrive in Verizon stores next week. Apple says that the new iMac comes with the "best Mac display ever ", as it 43 percent brighter at 500 nits and with support for 1 billion colours. Read More »

Shadow Of War Gets Another Story Trailer

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In Middle-earth: Shadow of War , players wield a new Ring of Power and confront the deadliest of enemies, including Sauron and his Nazgul, in a monumental battle for Middle-earth. Middle-earth: Shadow of War was recently delayed from an August 22 release date to an October 10 release date. It's hard to get a handle on exactly what's going on or who the major players are beyond Talion and Celebrimbor. Read More »

Humans might be older than we thought

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Until recently, the most popular theory about the emergence of modern humans is that they appeared about 200,000 years ago in a narrow region of East Africa in what is now known as Ethiopia . But Richard Potts, director of the Human Origins Program at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, said the team's contention that they found early Homo sapiens holds water. Read More »

Apple makes it tougher to text and drive

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Needless to say , Siri would provide the AI backbone. The Apple HomePod will cost $349 and will start shipping in December. It will initially be available in the US, UK, and Australia. Other improvements include pencil gestures such as tapping the lock screen to directly open Notes, whereas Markup lets you sign documents easily. With iOS 11 , users will be finally able to transfer money to their friends and family via Apple Pay . Read More »

Paul Ryan says Trump's attempt to flip James Comey was "obviously" inappropriate

Cable news stations set countdown clocks to the 10 am (1400 GMT) hearing, and a number of bars in Washington will open early and tune their TVs to live broadcasts of the hearing . But both said they never felt "pressured" to act. He'll testify under oath that Trump repeatedly pressed him for his "loyalty" and directly pushed him to " lift the cloud " of investigation by declaring publicly the president was not the target of the probe into his campaign's Russian Federation ties. Read More »

India Slams Trump's Charges it Signed Paris Climate Deal for Money

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Mr Trump's decision , which has been roundly denounced by the global community , was based on his belief that it "did not serve the American people", Mr Tillerson said on an official visit to Australia. Iran faces particular challenges from climate change , having suffered years of worsening drought and dust storms, compounded by poor water resource management. Read More »

Crude Oil Slides After ME Cuts QA Ties

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International-benchmark and U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are rebounding slightly early Thursday following heavy losses during yesterday's trading session. There are already doubts that the effort to curb production by nearly 1.8 million bpd is seriously denting crude exports. Following the release, WTI futures dropped more than 4% to trade at $46.12 per barrel. Read More »

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Updates iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro

The now "normal" line of iMacs received a range of expected feature updates, including USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 support, and new discrete GPU options from AMD. There's also a new £1,249 13-inch MacBook Pro variant. The refreshed models will come with Intel's Kaby Lake processors with twice as much memory support. Read More »

Trump feels 'totally vindicated' by Comey's planned testimony

On Wednesday, two of the country's top intelligence officials went before the Senate Intelligence Committee and refused to discuss the specifics of conversations with the president, frustrating several lawmakers. Warner will say in his opening statement at a committee hearing, according to excerpts obtained by Reuters . What we had not known until now is that Trump pressed again, saying "That's what I need, honest loyalty ". Read More »

Polls open in United Kingdom election after campaign marred by attacks

As polling stations across Britain prepare to open on Thursday, opinion polls show the outcome of the general election could be a lot tighter than had been predicted when Prime Minister Theresa May announced the vote six weeks ago. During a campaign that has twice been disrupted following terror attacks in Manchester and London , latest polls show that the Conservative Party's initially considerable lead over the Labor Party, and leader Jeremy Corbyn , is now only a slender majority. Read More »

Apple Announces The HomePod

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Not shy of making bold claims, Apple claim HomePod is a "breakthrough wireless speaker for the home that delivers awesome audio quality". At the price of $349, it is quite an expensive device for just a speaker. This device is a smart speaker which is integrated with Apple's trademark artificial intelligence software, Siri. The research firm eMarketer says than 35 million people in the USA are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year, more than ... Read More »

Apple unveils HomePod, a smart speaker with Siri inside

The HomePod is the new digital speaker that will come loaded with Siri , similar to Amazon's Echo and Google Home which packs Alexa and Google Assistant respectively. Want directions? They're coming from Apple Maps. However, the difference between HomePod and the rest seems to be in audio quality. The smart features and Siri integration nearly felt like an afterthought, but they're definitely worth mentioning. Read More »

Amazon Drops Unlimited Cloud Storage for Individuals

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Your wish to make this a sureshot reality has gotten a little expensive as Amazon has today put an end to its unlimited cloud storage option for Amazon Drive. Amazon says the decision was based on customer usage as most use a far lower storage amount while still paying for the extra space. You now have to choose between a 100 GB plan for $11.99 per year or a 1 TB plan for $59.99 per year. Read More »

Defending champion Novak Djokovic stunned by Dominic Thiem in French Open quarterfinals

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If Novak Djokovic entered the French Open with plenty of question marks hanging over his form he departs Paris still searching for answers after suffering his first straight-set grand slam defeat since the 2013 Wimbledon final. "The win here previous year has brought a lot of different emotions". Contrastingly, Thiem's next opponent, Rafael Nadal , has had a remarkably tournament so far, dropping just 22 games and not having lost a set. Read More »

Reed to seek answers Thursday from ex-FBI director Comey

Released Wednesday, a day ahead of Comey's highly anticipated testimony to a Senate committee , the remarks detail a series of conversations between the men about the investigation into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, and Comey's discomfort with the interactions. Read More »

Russian hackers 'planted false story' behind Qatar crisis

A CNN report then cited Qatar's foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani as saying Federal Bureau of Investigation experts had concluded that Russian hackers had a hand in the furor. And a State Department official said an approved but pending sale of F-15 fighter planes to Qatar hasn't been affected. French President Emmanuel Macron said he was ready to back "all initiatives to encourage calm". Read More »

London attack : Political heat focusing on Theresa May

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British authorities on Wednesday arrested three more people in connection with last week's London Bridge attack , London's Metropolitan Police said . United Kingdom police on Tuesday named the third London Bridge attacker as Youssef Zaghba . 'Jihadi next door" was known to police * London terror attack: United Kingdom police name two of three attackers * London terror attacks: "Get down!' police tell bar patrons * Will Theresa May's four-point anti-terror plan work? "We ... Read More »

Karen Pence installs beehive at vice president's residence

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Pence's address at the annual breakfast Tuesday (June 6) took place less than two weeks after Pope Francis received Trump at the Vatican, and urged him - unsuccessfully - to keep the US commitment to the Paris climate accords. Trump's public position on abortion has changed over the years. Pence also mentioned Monday's hostage situation in Melbourne, Aus., in which a gunman was killed in a shootout with police and several officers were injured, according to the BBC. Read More »

Apple Releases Faster, Brighter iMac (mid-2017)

I know, because I tried. It is bad compared with what you'd find on a MacBook and MacBook Pro , both of which use IPS and are richer-looking for it. This is good news, but not all of iFixit's findings will be welcomed by those looking to throw money at Apple's new iMac . There are a lot of configurations, so hang on tight. Read More »

Apple's iMac goes Pro in 2017 — Look out Surface

The 21.5-inch model can be configured up to 32GB of RAM, while the 27-inch can get up to 64 GB of RAM. As for the iMac and the MacBook Pro lineups, they both are moving to Intel Kaby Lake processors and the iMac's are seeing brighter screens and more powerful graphics. Read More »

Indian fireworks factory blast leaves 23 people dead

Yadav said it was unclear what caused the blast, but suspected a worker may have callously tossed a burning beedi (a local type of cigarette) inside. Firefighters took more than three hours to douse the blaze in Balaghat district on Wednesday evening. Read More »

"It felt like a practice game" : Harbhajan on India vs Pakistan game

India will today play against Sri Lanka in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Ahead of the big clash against neighbours Sri Lanka , Indian team practised har. "It was a comprehensive win for India where everyone performed". India's batsman MS Dhoni attends a training session at the Oval cricket ground in London . Read More »

Election 2017- Smiling Jeremy Corbyn casts his vote

Why is the election important? The Lib Dems were focusing on Remain-voting target seats while UK Independence Party ( UKIP ) said only it can stop Brexit "backsliding". The Conservatives have run a presidential-style campaign, promoting May as the "strong and stable" leader to fight Britain's corner in Brussels and warning that Labour's Jeremy Corbyn is not up to the task. Read More »

Crude inventories fall, but rising output tempers price gains

July WTI futures consolidated around $47.15 p/b at the United States open with August Brent trading around $49.40 p/b. U.S. oil output is expected to keep rising, as the U.S. Speaking alongside his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak in Moscow last week, Falih said he saw their new cooperation lasting after the current output agreement expires. Read More »

Apple Putting Screen-Replacing Robots In Some Best Buy Stores

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This move represents a sharp U-turn for Apple . The company previously used the Horizon machines exclusively in its own stores and mail-in fix centres, and many have speculated that the expansion comes as a reaction to the " right to repair " legislation in the United States, which requires Apple and other electronics manufacturers to sell fix parts to consumers and independent fix shops. Read More »

Apple announces watchOS 4, new iPad Pro

WWDC is traditionally the place where Apple shows off improvements to the software that powers its devices, rather than hardware revisions or brand new machines. The Apple iMac Pro 2017 will be coming out this December and the price starts at 4.999 United States dollars. The 27-inch iMacs with 5K display come with the 7th gen Intel Core i5 processors, but with varying clock speeds. Read More »

New iMac Pro is Apple's most powerful ever

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Alternatively, the company can also use a "Password Autofill" solution to get around this inconvenience, which was teased by Ricky Mondello, a software engineer at Apple. There, Apple shares the lead with Chinese company Xiaomi, whose fitness tracking wristbands are mostly sold in China. Apple says that the HomePod speaker will fill a room with its sound technology. Read More »

Apple Teases iMac Pro with Intel Xeon Processors, Crazy Specs

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Aaaaand... that's it. Don't expect a retina display, don't expect more storage or RAM. The iMac Pro also supports up to 4TB of SSD and up to 128GB of ECC memory, and with four Thunderbolt 3 ports can connect to up to two high-performance RAID arrays and two 5K displays at the same time. Read More »