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Author: 0 Apple WWDC 2017: What to expect

However, we should expect the Siri speaker to arrive later this year. But thankfully, for the sake of Apple fans, they are designing a smart speaker powered by their cheesy voice assistant Siri . While a smart speaker is probably not the next big product from Apple , at least in terms of overtaking the iPhone in popularity and sales revenue, it could play a big role in bolstering Apple's services business.

Research Trump to announce decision on Paris Accord on Thursday amid exit reports
Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on Paris Accord on Thursday amid exit reports

Trump inquired during an afternoon event held in a sun-drenched Rose Garden . "The Accord", the document went on to say, "was negotiated poorly by the Obama Administration and signed out of desperation". The show-like atmosphere was fueled by the presence of a jazz band, which performed a series of numbers before Trump emerged from the Oval Office to deliver his statement.

Author: 0 China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal

The United Nations described the withdrawal as a major disappointment for global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote global security. Ivanka Trump and her allies, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Trump's chief economist Gary Cohn, have pressed Trump to alter the USA commitments to the Paris agreement without fully pulling out of the accord.

Research Trump abandoning global climate pact? Decision 'very soon'
Author: 0 Trump abandoning global climate pact? Decision 'very soon'

He said the USA could try to re-enter the deal under more favorable terms or work to establish "an entirely new transaction". "Many times I've made the argument that climate action actually creates jobs and creates growth, which is what the United States want, what Canada wants - it's what every country wants", she said.

Author: 0 Trump Announces Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

How much the USA leaving the accord will impede achievement of that goal remains to be seen. Mr Trump suggested that other nations were "laughing" at the USA and that the accord was "about other countries gaining an advantage over the United States ".

Research Scientists say Antarctic shelf close to calving huge iceberg
Author: 0 Scientists say Antarctic shelf close to calving huge iceberg

At around 5,000 square kilometers (1,930 square miles) - roughly the size of the state of DE - the iceberg will be one of the largest ever recorded . That amount of ice will significantly change the landscape of the continent. There is no concern that Larsen C's breakup will contribute to a significant sea level rise.

Author: 0 Musk to quit Trump advisory councils after Paris accord decision

A source close to the matter said Trump was preparing to pull out of the agreement. Italy, France and Germany said on Thursday they regret the United States decision and dismissed the suggestion that the global pact could be revised. He said he would seek to renegotiate the agreement - signed by more than 190 countries - in terms that would better benefit USA workers. "As of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris accord and the draconian financial ...

Author: 0 Trump poised to quit Paris climate deal

Sens. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) today sent a letter to Trump asking the president "to consider the foreign relations and national security implications before your administration makes any final decision on the matter". German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday called the climate change talks in particular "very unsatisfactory". I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days.

Research NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year
Author: 0 NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year

The Space Weather Prediction Center, based in Boulder, Colo., monitors solar activity from instruments both terrestrial and in orbit, including the Deep Space Climate Observatory, which circles the Sun a million miles from Earth and can give Earthlings an hour heads-up on how serious a solar eruption might be.

Research Trump to announce decision on Paris deal on Thursday
Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on Paris deal on Thursday

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that he had done "all I can" to convince Trump to stay in the Paris accord, and threatened to leave White House advisory councils if Trump announces a US exit. In the past few days, the chief executives of dozens of companies have made last-minute appeals to Trump. One option is to go through the established protocol for withdrawing from the accord, a process that would stretch out to the end of 2020, a White House official told Axios.

Research Jeremy Corbyn WILL take part in tonight's BBC election debate
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn WILL take part in tonight's BBC election debate

Jeremy Corbyn's party are favourites in 175 different constituencies and remain a close second in another 81 areas. The prime minister stayed away from the debate, leaving home secretary Amber Rudd to face questions from an audience that was sometimes hostile and derisive.

Research 3 ways Trump could dump Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 3 ways Trump could dump Paris climate agreement

Withdrawing would leave the United States aligned only with Russian Federation among the world's industrialized economies. While not mentioning the U.S.by name, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying tells reporters climate change is a "global challenge" that no country can ignore.

Research China will continue with climate pact even if US pulls out
Author: 0 China will continue with climate pact even if US pulls out

US coal company shares dipped alongside renewable energy stocks on Wednesday after reports that President Donald Trump plans to pull the United States from a global accord on fighting climate change. Trump believes that because he doesn't know the details". The exit could take as long as one to nearly four years. Even so, given Trump's stated interest in promoting the development of domestic oil, gas, and coal, it is worth considering whether it would be better to have the world's ...

Research President Trump Set To Announce Decision On Paris Climate Treaty At WH
Author: 0 President Trump Set To Announce Decision On Paris Climate Treaty At WH

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni said in a joint statement Thursday that they take note "with regret" the USA decision to pull out of the 2015 agreement . These include carbon dioxide generated from burning of fossil fuels that scientists blame for a warming planet, sea level rise , droughts and more frequent violent storms.

Author: 0 'Catastrophic' global data centre outage grounds British Airways

However, it faced the likelihood of more complaints from passengers who had flown out as the airline gradually recovered from the IT outage, but whose luggage had been left behind because of lingering problems with the carrier's systems. British Airways said it would investigate the failure, take steps to stop it reoccurring and was working to return bags to all passengers. Marketing boss Kenny Jacobs told the BBC: "We take IT very seriously".

Author: 0 Russians Discussed 'Derogatory' Info They Had on Trump During 2016 Campaign

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the ranking House Intelligence Committee member, had also called for renewed scrutiny of Kushner's clearance in a Sunday interview with ABC's "This Week". Either leakers are purposefully and possibly illegally undermining Trump in their conversations with reporters - or the press is dreaming up these stories in a separate plot against him.

Research Google Will Bring Ad Blocking Features To Chrome Browser
Author: 0 Google Will Bring Ad Blocking Features To Chrome Browser

The good news for Chrome users is that if you hate ads and would love a native solution, you're in luck because that's what Chrome will be doing starting in 2018 . On the other hand, Google is also introducing "Funding Choices" powered by Google Contributor . The company is now testing a whitelisting feature called Funding Choices with several publishers.

Author: 0 China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus'

A decision to drop out would put the U.S.at odds with almost every other nation on Earth. "We deem the momentum generated in Paris in December 2015 irreversible and we firmly believe that the Paris Agreement can not be renegotiated since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies and economies", the leaders of the three countries said in a rare joint statement .

Author: 0 Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan

Roy's place at the top of the order appeared to be under pressure after his run of four single-figure scores in his last five one-day global innings. "It certainly was a wake-up call in the fact that you need to be able to adapt in different circumstances", England captain Eoin Morgan told reporters after the match.

Research AMD announces Vega for PCs will come in two months
Author: 0 AMD announces Vega for PCs will come in two months

A Threadripper CPU was also shown to the public for the first time at the event. KitGuru Says: Celebrating its 30 anniversary for operations in Taiwan, AMD was keen to highlight the company's focus for high-performance computing in the market segments that include consumer.

Research Birkin bag sells for record $3,80000
Author: 0 Birkin bag sells for record $3,80000

Add gold and diamond hardware, and you now have a bag that costs the price of a home or a luxury auto. The product line's first bag, inspired by style icon Jane Birkin , was designed almost 30 years ago. On its website , Christie's gives an extensive description of both the bag's history and origin, though it does not provide the photograph of the record-holding bag.

Research Is the Switch shortage Apple's fault?
Author: 0 Is the Switch shortage Apple's fault?

And despite the fact of releasing on a platform with a limited userbase as Wii U, the game ended up getting some following in competitive circles, as it was normal to see it included among the game selection of professional fighting competitions.

Research Microsoft will now pay United Kingdom users to use its Bing search engine
Author: 0 Microsoft will now pay United Kingdom users to use its Bing search engine

You can also earn points by purchasing products through the Windows, Xbox and Microsoft stores as well. The UK is the first market outside of the U.S. If you earn at least 500 points per month - i.e.by using Bing a lot - you can jump to level 2 which increases this to 150 points per day. Kevin Stagg, head of consumer marketing at Microsoft, spoke to Wired about the incentive programme.

Author: 0 Horizon Lunar Colony Map Hits Overwatch PTR

Hot on the heels of its free anniversary weekend , Blizzard is rolling out a new map for multiplayer shooter, Overwatch . Every character has a voice line they'll say when they look through it and gaze at Earth, but unless you know Russian, Zarya's won't sound like much.

Research Adobe launches free Scan app and upgrades Sign
Author: 0 Adobe launches free Scan app and upgrades Sign

It definitely isn't the first of its kind but does come with a few features that make it stand out from the crowd. It's worth noting, though, that while you'll be able to edit your PDF files on Adobe Acrobat at a basic level, to go in-depth and edit the digitized text of these documents you'll have to have purchased a subscription to Acrobat Pro DC.

Author: 0 Explosions, gunfire reported at Resorts World Manila in Philippines

RWM is a major resort complex and tourist destination near Manila International Airport. Records show the man responsible for a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University past year left behind a note in which he urged his family to stop being "moderate" Muslims.

Research Uber head of finance out; company posts $708M loss
Author: 0 Uber head of finance out; company posts $708M loss

The company is searching for a COO and fending off a lawsuit from Alphabet Inc. over driverless-car technology. The company's ability to boost revenue and narrow losses even amid the customer protests reflects the global nature of its business - most of the app deletions took place in the US.

Research Microsoft's Skype draws inspiration from Snapchat in big redesign
Author: 0 Microsoft's Skype draws inspiration from Snapchat in big redesign

This isn't enough to put off Microsoft , of course, and today the company lifts the lid on its latest - and arguably most radical - redesign of Skype . The new Skype is clearly meant to address these issues, evolving the app into a modern messaging client that can comfortably sit alongside Facebook's finest.

Research Synopsis: LIGO Picks Up on the Third Ring
Author: 0 Synopsis: LIGO Picks Up on the Third Ring

LIGO changed that. previous year the collaboration announced that its twin detectors had picked up a passing distortion in late 2015 caused by two black holes crashing into one another. They merged into a black hole whose size is in the middle of the other two merged black hole pairs. The breakthrough LIGO paper prominently cites 2005 landmark research done by Campanelli and her team on binary black hole mergers.

Author: 0 Nighttime, early morning bombings in Baghdad kill 27

Two vehicle bombs killed at least 20 people in Baghdad and wounded about 80 others in streets packed with crowds preparing for the Ramadan fast early on Tuesday (May 30), security sources said. The fall of Mosul would, in effect, mark the end of the Iraqi half of the "caliphate" declared almost three years ago by ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a speech at the medieval Grand al-Nuri mosque.

Research No OnePlus 2 Android Nougat Update, According To Customer Email
Author: 0 No OnePlus 2 Android Nougat Update, According To Customer Email

We don't even know the official sweet-treat name for Android O yet, but OnePlus has already confirmed that once it's available it will come to the OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 3. Google showcased during its I/O conference in mid-May several features coming to Android O, including faster software updates through its Project Treble initiative.

Author: 0 James Comey OK'd to testify before U.S. Senate committee

Complying with the subpoena, Flynn will submit all the documents related to the businesses but fewer documents will be provided in response to the the personal subpoena after negotiations with the Senate committee. Nunes, who was a member of Trump's transition team, had raised the topic of unmasking - the practice of identifying by name individuals mentioned in surveillance transcripts - after the committee heard testimony March 20 from then Federal Bureau of Investigation director James ...

Research Nowhere to go for Rohingya refugees in BD after cyclone
Author: 0 Nowhere to go for Rohingya refugees in BD after cyclone

As many as 286,000 people in 16 coastal districts were affected by the storm, Bangladesh Additional Secretary Golam Mostafa was quoted as saying by bdnews24. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya live in the overcrowded camps in Cox's Bazar on the southeast coast after fleeing violence in neighbouring Myanmar.

Research Faceless fish among weird deep-sea haul
Author: 0 Faceless fish among weird deep-sea haul

The month-long journey on " The Investigator " took place on the country's eastern seas, where scientists surveyed life forms in a dark, cold, underwater canyon plunging four kilometers below the surface, Phys.org reports . 'This little fish looks incredible because the mouth is actually situated at the bottom of the animal so when you look side-on you can't see any eyes, you can't see any nose or gills or mouth, ' Dr O'Hara told AAP via satellite phone from the research vessel Investigator ...

Author: 0 White House braces for more scrutiny, Trump defends Kushner

Dubke has resigned as President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul amid intensifying inquiries into his campaign's dealings with Russian Federation. "It's both normal in my opinion and acceptable", he told ABC News on Sunday. "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organisations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us is a good thing".

Research US$5.2 bn maritime contract for Saudi Aramco-Hyundai
Author: 0 US$5.2 bn maritime contract for Saudi Aramco-Hyundai

Lamprell says it will provide certain services and technical support at yard, serving as the technical partner for Zones A and D, being the zones that will provide maintenance, fix and overhaul (MRO) services for jackup drilling rigs and commercial vessels, and the construction of jackup drilling rigs, respectively.

Author: 0 CNN cuts ties with Kathy Griffin over video

I ask your forgiveness", Griffin said in a video posted to Twitter just before 8 p.m. Tuesday. I say ridiculous things, I make mistakes constantly. "I can not stress enough that I respect the presidency of the United States and would never want anyone to be killed". "I think the seriousness of those people in the interrogation of her will, I think, underscore the point that you don't mess around with this", Bennett said.

Research Latest BMW Art Car sparkles with augmented reality
Author: 0 Latest BMW Art Car sparkles with augmented reality

The new BMW Art Car , created by Cao Fei is unique in its own right. BMW's latest art auto is the first to incorporate augmented reality. When the app is used within the premises of the auto, these light swishes become an AR installation floating above and around the BMW M6 GT3 - involving the spectator as an interactive agent of participation.