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WWDC 2017: Top 5 announcements expected at Apple's annual developers conference

Speaking about the hardware , Apple is estimated to reveal a new Siri Speaker and iPad , named to be competitor of Apple to Google Home and home automation device of Amazon , the Amazon Echo . Bloomberg reports that Apple intends to debut a smart speaker similar to the Amazon Echo or Google Home in June. Bloomberg notes Apple will likely treat it like the Apple Watch, where developers are encouraged to add functionality to iPhone apps to incorporate the speaker, ... Read More »

Cavaliers vow to improve after Game 1 drubbing

Golden State looked disjointed and unsure of itself and with Durant's injury looming, it was hard to make sense of the team". The Sacramento Bee's Ailene Voisin said the Warriors are capable of repeating Thursday's performance in Game 2 before the series heads to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4 next week. Read More »

Google to enable publishers to charge users with ad blockers

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At the same time, the Wall Street Journal reports that Google refers to the upcoming feature as an "ad filter" and not an "ad blocker". These blockers threaten websites that rely on digital ads for revenue. Other reactions revealed some people would rather switch Chrome for another browser or boycott the anti-ad blocking sites altogether rather than watch the unwanted ads or pay for not having to watch them. Read More »

How to watch WWDC 2017 live stream & live blog

Reliable sources have revealed that Apple is also considering including sensors that measure a room's acoustics. Apple is expected to use its Siri Speaker to help further extend the reach of its HomeKit offering that allows users to control smart home gadgets using one place alone - in this case with their voice. Read More »

Erie County Seeks to Hold Itself to Paris Climate Agreement

Peduto said on Twitter , "As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the Paris Agreement for our people, our economy & future". Scott called Vermont a leader in environmental policy and natural resource management and said Trump's decision to withdraw from the agreement "only strengthens our commitment and makes the work of states more important". Read More »

Here's how much we've spent in Apple's App Store

Apple's timing is certainly on point as its big WWDC 2017 conference - an annual event aimed at developers - starts next week. And as Apple puts a greater emphasis on its devices' cameras, such as the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus , it was also sure to point out apps in the Photo and Video category has skyrocketed to almost 90% growth. Read More »

Zidane keeping mum on Bale ahead of final

And so in many ways it is fitting that the "Old Lady" now stand between Los Merengues and a place in history on Saturday night, as it was Real's shock win over them nearly 20 years ago that proved the catalyst for the creation of the modern Madrid. Read More »

Valve Settles On $100 Publishing Fee for Steam Direct

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In many cases, they're existing journalistic outlets or influencers, using their Steam page in conjunction with their games coverage - though, unlike Valve, they don't appear to receive any form of compensation for their highlighting. To that end, the rest of the post talks about coming changes to the Curation and Curator system. Steam Direct doesn't have a set launch date, but given that Valve was aiming for the (nearly over) spring, it shouldn't be too long until it goes into effect. Read More »

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NasdaqGS:GT) Shareholder Return in Focus

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Commonwealth Bancorp Of Aus stated it has 52,741 shares. Cooper Tire had 18 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, November 22 the stock rating was initiated by Berenberg with "Buy". Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT) traded up 7.23% during trading on Thursday, hitting $34.55. Wellington Mngmt Gp Llp has invested 0% in Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (NYSE: CTB ). Read More »

You can help the Salvation Army by eating donuts

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Shops across the country are marking the occasion with free pastries June 2. The slideshow above lists all the deals offered today in Spokane and Coeur d'Alene. You of course need somewhere to stash your doughnuts.we mean I.D, phone and money on the run-making this fanny pack your new go-to pouch. At Dunkin' Donuts , you can get a free classic doughnut when you buy any drink. Read More »

Time for a Chill Pill on Trump's Climate Action

For Americans and those in the world community looking for strong leadership on climate issues, this action is deeply discouraging. A third reporter tried once more time to corner Pruitt by pointing out that the EPA administrator should probably be able to tell the American people whether the president believes in climate change. Read More »

Trump's decision harming him, US, poor countries, says daily

Over 100 companies have also said they're sticking with it. The alliance will convene US states that are "committed to taking aggressive action on climate change ", according to Cuomo's office. The nonpartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors will signal its support for the Paris deal during its annual conference June 23-27, the organization announced Friday. Read More »

Rihanna Maybe Heckled the Warriors' Kevin Durant During the NBA Finals

This game , the site of the Warriors' Game 7 humiliation to the Cavaliers previous year, was supposed to be the first time the Warriors felt any real resistance this postseason. They were off for much of the game . Last year, the Warriors had the Cavs against the ropes before Cleveland won three straight to win the championship. Read More »

Apple saves the Mobile App Market

App Store downloads are up more than 70% in the trailing 12 months compared to the preceding 12-month period. Apple's ecosystem getting stronger and more varied? Apple didn't stop with an earnings number boast as it also revealed App Store downloads grew by over 70% in the past 12 months, and active paid subscriptions are up 58% since the same time previous year. Read More »

Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 to receive Android O update

Interestingly, a spokesperson for the company recently told TechRadar that the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 will get updated to Android O once Google makes it available to OEM partners. Given that the Nokia 9 model in this AnTuTu listing runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat, it's likely the phone will be launched before Google rolls out the final version of Android O this summer. Read More »

Andy Rubin's Essential working on a Google-like smart glass

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More specifically, the patent image notes both user-facing and environment-facing cameras. The device also features "dual-mode" for alternate reality (AR) purposes. "For all the good Android has done to help bring technology to almost everyone, it has also helped create this weird new world where people are forced to fight with the very technology that was supposed to simplify their lives", Mr Rubin said . Read More »

CL Final 2017: Juve's Allegri fires warning at Real Madrid

It will also be homecoming for Real's Welsh winger Gareth Bale who , if deemed fit to play , will strut his stuff in front of his own people. "The 4-2-3-1 formation came to me the moment I realised our team wouldn't progress any further if we kept the old tactics and formation", Allegri said. Read More »

OnePlus 5 retail packaging leaked, confirms dual camera

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That information came from an alleged leaked internal e-mail published on the Chinese equivalent of Twitter. It was also mentioned that the new device should be unveiled and a big possibility on that is the release of the OnePlus 5. OnePlus already confirmed that the OnePlus 5 will be fueled by the Snapdragon 835, and that it will sport a 3.5mm headphone jack up top, and also a front-facing fingerprint scanner. Read More »

Apple says payouts from App Store total $70bn

June is gearing up to be a big month for Apple and its global network of developers . "People everywhere love apps and our customers are downloading them in record numbers", said Philip Schiller , Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, in the press release. Read More »

Nissan, Ford report May US sales gains, GM down

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The mean target of $39.50 should be compared with the price when the stock was languishing around $27.34 a share. It has outperformed by 38.15% the S&P500. Los Angeles Capital Mgmt And Equity Research Inc has 0.92% invested in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 3.36M shares. California Public Employees Retirement Sys invested in 0.2% or 3.36 million shares. Read More »

Rihanna star of National Basketball Association finals opener

So I just tried to play as hard as I can and not make it about a matchup, it's about us, it's about the Golden State Warriors versus the Cleveland Cavaliers and we're only going to do it together. So he expected more out of LeBron and the Cavs. Lue: "They're the best I ever seen". They held Golden State to 42.5 percent shooting from the field but shot 34.9 percent themselves, which is not going to be almost enough to win any game at this point. Read More »

Curry urged teammates to just be themselves vs Cavs

Just see who is going to draw attention, find the open guy and knock down open shots. You're not going to see us getting ahead of ourselves. That's how you have to play against a team like them, because if they're able to move freely and set good screens, the guys are able to just get a little bit of space or a little bit of breathing room, they could be so effective. Read More »

Showdown between Rihanna, Kevin Durant steals show in NBA Finals opener

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After all, the last two years they didn't have to worry about Durant when they faced the Golden State Warriors in the Finals, with the eight-time All-Star nothing more than a spectator after his Oklahoma City teams were eliminated. They were able to get out in transition and score easy baskets. "They do everything exceptionally well, if not great, so never surprised by anything that they can do". Read More »

Developer earnings from Apple's App Store top Dh257B

Apple a year ago revealed plans for an iOS app design and development facility in Bengaluru. Apple noted that the success of the App Store has been in large part responsible for the widespread appeal of its products. The same goes for subscriptions. The App Store developers from around the world create apps for customers in 155 countries that improve lives, rethink industries and shape culture. Read More »

Tekken 7 Releases Today Alongside Launch Trailer

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Have you played Tekken 7 yet? If you didn't, the developer and publisher for Tekken 7 hasn't mentioned any ways that she'll be unlockable down the line. "It has been a long journey, but reaching today's launch of TEKKEN 7 has been well worth the TEKKEN Team's diligent efforts." said Katsuhiro Harada, TEKKEN Franchise Director at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. Read More »

United Nations estimates USA climate move could add 0.3 degree temperature rise

Trump's decision is likely to play well with the Republican base, with the more immediate damage likely to appear on the diplomatic front. "We certainly do not support the withdrawal of the USA from the Paris agreement ", he said . "We are deeply disappointed by the recent shift in climate policy". WWF Scotland acting director Dr Sam Gardner said: "Yesterday's announcement from the White House is extremely disappointing, as the USA backs away from an unprecedented global agreement to ... Read More »

League of Legends pros getting a union and $75k salary

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Most esports teams play in multiple leagues at once, and will have to consider whether the capital needed to join LCS permanently is the best use of their resources. Revenue sharing is another major part of the evolution of the league . Another aspect of this change of plans is to share league revenue. Teams will also be required to share a portion of their league-driven revenues as well - such as sponsorships and merchandise sales to best align Riot and the Franchisees. Read More »

DJ accused of groping Taylor Swift has slander claim dismissed by judge

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In September of 2015, Mueller filed a lawsuit against Swift for what he says are unfounded claims that he grabbed her bottom while taking a photo with her at a meet and greet. Mueller lifted up Ms". "It was completely intentional, I've never been so sure of anything in my life". "Certain witnesses' testimony tends to corroborate Swift's version of events, and Mueller points to other evidence that he argues shows inconsistencies in Swift's story". Read More »

Congressman Drafts Letter Calling For Immediate Suspension Of Jared Kushner's Security Clearance

The Monmouth University survey, released on May 31, found that 61 percent of Americans said that Trump hurts, rather than helps, his own cause when he speaks for his administration, while only 33 percent said the opposite. "Well, I haven't talked to him since all of this came out", Haley said. The intelligence about a specific Islamic State threat that Trump disclosed to the Russians allegedly was gathered by Israel, and the president allegedly violated the confidentiality of an ... Read More »

Warriors snatch victory from Cavaliers in NBA finals opener

After failing to make it back to the Finals with OKC, Durant bounced to Golden State to join the 2015 NBA Champions. Image: Kevin Durant turns in celebration after dunking in the first half. Even ESPN/ABC commentator Jeff Van Gundy , couldn't contain his excitement: "I don't about this , but Rihanna just walked in front of me". Curry had a game-high 10 assists , and Durant accumulated eight rebounds and eight assists . Read More »

Alexa can now set reminders for you

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For example, users can ask Alexa to set a timer for pasta and a timer for tomato sauce, and Alexa will tell them which timer is going off. Users can also tell Alexa to cancel a timer or check how much time is left on a timer. And when you want to remember something, you cannot just ask Alexa - the given name of Amazon's voice assistant - to remind you of something at any future time and date. Read More »

China likely to gain as US withdraws from Paris agreement

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GE head Jeff Immelt said he was "disappointed" with the decision: " Climate change is real". If the second biggest current polluter in the world is seen to be wilfully missing targets and failing in their commitments, it provides a political cover for other nations looking for excuses, while weakening the position and influence of those seeking to assert the pressure. Read More »

Xavi: I would like to see Buffon win the Champions League

Los Blancos take on Juventus in the final of the UEFA Champions League tomorrow and Ronaldo would be looking to add to his 103 goals that he has scored so far in the competition. No side has retained the Champion League in its current format, while Zidane looks to complete a domestic and European double for the first time since 1958. Read More »

Putin urges 'joint work' with Trump on climate

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Even coal companies had lobbied the Trump administration to stay in the agreement. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the Trump move could not and would not "stop all those of us who feel obliged to protect the planet". Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Trump's decision was "disappointing but not at all surprising", since it was "entirely as expected and as predicted and as promised by him". Read More »

Waymo working on self-driving trucks

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As you might recall, he allegedly stole 9.7 gigabytes worth of trade secrets from Waymo (then known as Google's self-driving auto project) before quitting his job and launching Otto, an autonomous trucking company that was acquired by Uber eight months later. Read More »