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Apple expected to launch smart speaker

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It will block videos that start playing automatically, for instance, and can also prevent ads from following and profiling users. "You can always push play". With Siri most widely used on iPhone, Apple risked missing out on the daily, at-home tasks consumers increasingly use Echo or Home for - reminders, calendars, music. Read More »

IOS 11 brings NFC smarts to more apps

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All the new Macs are up for sale in the USA and numerous prospective buyers would like to know if the new MacBook are any better than the previous models. iOS 11 makes it easier to get your messages out when you're juggling a million things - just touch and hold the emoji key, select one-handed typing, and the keyboard shifts closer to your thumb. Read More »

The truth about President Trump's $110 billion Saudi arms deal

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The Saudi regime has an appalling human rights records, yet is the top recipient of United Kingdom weapons sales - totalling £3.3bn of licensed sales since March 2015. A $10 billion deal between National Oilwell Varco and Saudi Aramco to manufacture drilling rigs and other equipment in Saudi Arabia is also subject to negotiation. Read More »

IPhone 5 and iPhone 5c won't support iOS 11, Apple confirms

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It also comes with lane guidance feature which will help you avoid missing a turn or exit by recommending the lane you should be in while navigating. For instance, if a contact sends you arequest for money, Siri will immediately surface the new Apple Pay feature in your messages which allows you to make person-to-person payments, a challenge to PayPal's similar Venmo system. Read More »

Trump's Lawyer: President Never Asked for Loyalty

U.S. Capitol photo. Comey said he wrote memos summarizing his interactions with President Donald Trump because he feared Trump would lie about the nature of the meetings. The Associated Press emphasized Comey's assertion in its coverage. "It's my judgment that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", he said. Read More »

Whoops: Trump's lawyer defends 'predisent' after Comey testimony

Republicans and Trump's own lawyer seized on Comey's confirmation, in his written testimony, of Trump's claim that Comey had told him three times the president was not directly under investigation. The Associated Press emphasized Comey's assertion in its coverage. Sanders declined to answer specific questions about Comey's testimony, referring those to the president's lawyer. Read More »

Apple Employees Caught Selling Customer Data in China

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In the months that followed, Chinese government officials repeatedly accused Apple of "spying" on Chinese customers, and the company has gotten plenty of pushback at various levels of the government there. Back in December of previous year, reporters for the Guangzhou-based Southern Metropolis Daily Newspaper investigated and exposed a similar black market/private data scheme that centered around illegally harvested data from police and government agencies - which prompted the Chinese ... Read More »

Has a team ever blown a 3-0 NBA Finals lead?

Steph Curry scored quickly on the Warriors' next possession and, after a LeBron miss on the other end, Durant scored on a short pull-up to get Golden State to within a deuce, 113-111. Smith made his first two shots and had his best game of the series - 16 points on 10 shots, all of them 3-pointers. Overall they didn't play as well as they did in the first two games of this series, but, led by Durant, they kept their composure when it mattered. Read More »

Aides wanted Trump to focus on infrastructure. Then he tweeted

Now I've said all along that the president is right that it's an incredibly valuable tool for him to reach his 31 million followers, amplified by endless media coverage. Christie, who said he was not going to critique every tweet, added that all he cares "about is what's in the best interest of the president because that's what's in the best interest of the country". Read More »

Warriors set NBA Finals record for made 3s in a quarter

They take a 2-0 lead over Cleveland into Wednesday's Game 3, just as they did past year. "The change of venue changes the dynamics, changes the emotion and we've been here the past two years and got hammered twice in Game 3, so we know what we are up against". Read More »

Apple unveils 'HomePod' connected speaker at WWDC

Cook also launched iOS 11 with over 10 new features. With Amazon pushing its Alexa AI technology pretty hard and doing a good job at it, and with Google having launched Google Assistant, we guess Apple might have been feeling the pressure to step up their game, which is why with iOS 11 , it seems that there is a lot of focus on improving upon Siri. Read More »

ISRO's 'Monster' rocket sends 'selfies', Twitter is thrilled

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He pointed out that it is the success of "Make in India' space project with its fully indigenous launch with cryogenic technology and in terms of the material and design". Glavkosmos of the erstwhile USSR came to ISRO's aid by the outright sale of seven cryogenic engines. India would also start saving hard foreign exchange cash now being paid out to the likes of Arianespace which it uses to launch some of its satellite needs. Read More »

Mk III launch: Scientists excited, countdown goes on smoothly

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India on Monday (05 June) scripted history as it successfully launched its most powerful and heaviest geostationary rocket carrying advanced communication satellite GSAT-19 from the spaceport here. Successful launch of this missile will ensure a high-tech communication Indian satellite placed in orbit. GSLV-Mk III at around 43 metres is slightly shorter than Mk-II version that is around 49 metres tall. Read More »

Djokovic insists not in freefall, ponders a break

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Nadal, who is bidding for his 10th Roland Garros title, broke his opponent four times in the opening set and was leading 6-2, 2-0 when Carreno Busta was forced to quit just after 51 minutes in the quarter-final clash of the men's singles event. Read More »

Apple Introduces The HomePod Speaker and Home Assistant

By saying "hey Siri" users will be able to select songs, control volume and ask questions about the tracks and artists playing, such as "who is the drummer in this band?" Apple's HomePod smart speaker has been delivered in competition with rivals Amazon & Google , using Siri voice assistant to work with Apple Music. Read More »

India pricing for new Apple iPad Pro and Mac lineup revealed

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Since this is only a preview, Apple will undoubtedly be showing off more as the time gets closer for a retail release. The new Pro model comes with its own 27-inch 5K display, up to an 18-core Xeon CPU, up to 128GB of EEC RAM and various GPU options that cap out at 22 teraflops of performance. Read More »

Apple Gets Into The Smart Speaker Market With HomePod

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Amazon has a almost two-year head start with its popular Echo home speaker, which has thousands of skills and features using its Alexa virtual assistant. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone , iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Yet Monday's announcement, rather than being routine, was the result of a negotiation stretching back at least to 2015 when Amazon stopped selling Apple TVs on its retail site. Read More »

Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs OnePlus 3T: Who will come out strong?

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Interested customers can pre-book Moto Z2 Play by paying Rs 2,000 at the time of booking and paying the balance in 10 EMIs without any interest. This package will provide us 100GB of additional Jio 4G data. It is just 5.9mm thick with the camera module excluded and weighs just 145g, which is quite a feat for a 5.5-inch-screen smartphone . Supported connectivity options include, dual-SIM support, fingerprint sensor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE and USB Type-C port. Read More »

WWDC 2017: Apple announces a slew of new products, options

I'm sure AMD is pleased about Apple's decision to go with Vega too. Available in the updated 21.5- and 27-inch iMac , Radeon Pro 500 series graphics enable extraordinary computing experiences, including stunning gaming, immersive VR on select models*, and fluid content creation with exceptional performance and support for GPU acceleration across a range of creative applications on the Mac platform, such as Adobe Premiere® Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop® and the Foundry Nuke, Mari and ... Read More »

The iMac gets a long-awaited update

Apple is working on a completely redesigned, next-generation Mac Pro architected for pro customers who need the highest-end, high-throughput system in a modular design, as well as a new high-end pro display. This, as its name suggests, is an "all-in-one" machine, and comes with with a 27-inch 5K display, up to to 18-core Xeon processors and up to 22 Teraflops of graphics computation. Read More »

Golden State one win from title

The Cavaliers fell into a 3-0 hole in the NBA Finals after the Golden State Warriors pulled out a 118-113 victory on Wednesday night. The Warriors trailed by six with three minutes left before Durant, who signed with Golden State last summer to win a championship, brought them back, scoring 14 in the fourth. Read More »

'Trump fired me because of Russian Federation investigation': Comey

But a former Federal Bureau of Investigation official and a prominent Washington , D.C., law professor said they don't see a crime in what Comey reported that Trump said. But the president's lawyer said in a statement that the prepared testimony vindicates Trump because he was never under investigation by the FBI. The person says the president disputes Comey's claim that he asked him for loyalty. Read More »

Defend your Forts in Fortnite this July

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It is promised that no two games will ever play out the same way. Fortnite will be free-to-play when the game fully launches sometime during 2018, but purchasing one of the four packages , starting at $39.99, in Early Access gives buyers loot packs and other in-game rewards. Read More »

LeBron James: Warriors Have More Firepower Than Any Team I've Ever Faced

In Cleveland to watch the game with OH resident Jason Day, Watson wondered onto the court following the Warriors' win and interrupted Curry's interview with ESPN's Marc Stein. James is arguably the best player on the planet, and no one has ever doubted the unmatchable impact he has for the Cavs squad, but this stat shows just how effective he was. Read More »

Can the new iPad Pro replace a laptop?

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As MacRumors points out, this could also help iOS 11 users preserve battery life by lessening the amount of time location services are active. Although, the autofill feature is a great feature to talk about and Android will also get the feature in its next iteration. Read More »

Apple revamps IPhone software, adds augmented reality features

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So if you find a bug in your code, you can now release a fix in a day or even less. Siri is getting smarter and it wants you to stay safe. The Wi-Fi + cellular iPad Pro 2 12.9 costs $929 (£899, AU$1,399) for 64GB, $1,029 (£989, AU$1,549) for 256GB and $1,229 (£1,169, AU$1,849) for 512GB. Read More »

AMD releases Polaris based Radeon Pro 500

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Also today, Apple gave a sneak peek of iMac Pro ™, an entirely new workstation-class product line designed for pro users with the most demanding workflows. According to MacRumors Buyer's Guide , it had been 221 days since updating the MacBook Pro, 412 days since updating the MacBook, and a staggering 601 days since updating the iMac . Read More »

Apple iOS 11's screen capture feature could be nightmare for Snapchat users

That will provide as much as a 30% faster performance for the CPU and up to 40% for the GPU. The display itself is sharper, too. Users will now be easier to text and use technology True Tone, with reflective. The focus is on productivity, with a redesigned dock that works more like the macOS dock. That's us purely speculating, as it seems the iOS 11 beta only supports FLAC files in the Files app, not Apple Music proper. Read More »

Comey Testimony Released Ahead of Thursday's Senate Hearing

Fired FBI Director James Comey says Donald Trump told him the Russian Federation investigation was creating a "cloud" over his presidency. A key part of the legal analysis is whether, when Trump asked Comey to end the Flynn investigation, he had an "improper objective". Read More »

Apple Revamps The iMac Pro As Its Most Powerful Workhorse Ever

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The popular Fusion Drive is also now available as standard across the 27-inch line and on the high-end 21.5-inch 4K model. And now that idea is more powerful than ever. Macbook Air which has got a minor upgrade from its 2-year-old 1.6GHz Core i5 Broadwell chip to 1.8GHz Core i5 Broadwell chip. There will also be faster SSDs built into all the updated MacBooks and MacBook Pros . Read More »

New iPhone feature does away with texting while driving

The software will include a new AI and augmented reality features. Apple's speaker will be launching in the U.S., U.K., and Australia in December, with additional markets to come next year. Now GIFs can be viewed natively in Photos as well. The feature will automatically silence your notifications once it detects that you are in motion. Read More »

Tim Cook Says Apple Is Working With UK In Terror Investigations

In the last three months, there have been three attacks that have led the government to take stringent steps in order to curb the violent extremism, which is being hailed to be the reason behind the attacks. However, much of Cook's talk with Bloomberg centered on government affairs, including President Donald Trump's decision last week to remove the USA from the Paris climate accord. Read More »