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Research Apple announces HomePod speaker
Author: 0 Apple announces HomePod speaker

The Siri face for the Apple Watch was the first step in that direction, blending users' calendar information with other useful details, like airline tickets they may have booked. The new smaller version of Apple TV is displayed at an Apple Special Event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts September 1, 2010 in San Francisco, California.

Research New iPhone said to lack tech to match rivals' speed
Author: 0 New iPhone said to lack tech to match rivals' speed

While Apple could alternately decide to rely on just Qualcomm's modems, the company prefers not to use a single supplier for any one component, and it has a particularly contentious relationship with the San Diego-based chipset giant, which it is now battling in various legal disputes concerning patents and royalties.

Author: 0 NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from past year

The Golden State Warriors' sheer dominance throughout the playoffs has put them in the position to sweep the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals on Friday night. "It took a while for it to kind of reveal itself consistently as the regular season went on, but once it clicked and the habits started to become second nature, it was kind of handsome to watch and an incredible kind of style to play and watch unfold", Curry said.

Research Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections
Author: 0 Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections

It is unclear if the cyber attack was successful anywhere else. The first attempt in August targeted VR Systems, a Florida vendor that sells election software to most counties in the state, and the second attempt was directed at 122 election management officials, according to The Intercept , an online national security news outlet that said it obtained a copy of the NSA's classified intelligence report, dated May 5.

Author: 0 British PM election shocker. She seeks new support

A giant screen on Sky News asked: "Who are the DUP? ". It was no accident - it was a message. Instead, it ended in a hung parliament . She joined the DUP in 2004 and has since held ministerial positions including Minister for the Environment.

Research Farrell kicks Lions to victory over Crusaders
Author: 0 Farrell kicks Lions to victory over Crusaders

If we can stay strong in our defence and hold them out then sometimes you need that little bit of X factor either to win games or turn games around". The first of three Tests against the world champions is two weeks away and the Lions' last match ended in a loss to struggling Super Rugby side Blues.

Research Falcon 9 launches reused Dragon to the space station
Author: 0 Falcon 9 launches reused Dragon to the space station

SpaceX's 11th resupply mission for the International Space Station - was originally scheduled for Thursday, but the launch was scratched due to lightning . Just a few seconds before liftoff, there was a crackling roar indicating the nine first stage Merlin 1D engines had ignited. SpaceX intends to refurbish and reuse the booster as the company streamlines its turnarounds between missions.

Research Fossilized prehistoric bird found in Burma
Author: 0 Fossilized prehistoric bird found in Burma

Lida Xing, of the China University of Geosciences in Beijing, said Chen later presented her with the sample for review. Researchers examined the molting pattern to determine that the bird was either a few days or weeks old at the most when it became covered with tree resin, which froze the young animal in its hatchling state.

Research Costa eyes Atletico move after message from Conte
Author: 0 Costa eyes Atletico move after message from Conte

Thanks for the seasono we spent together. Law says Costa wants over £200,000 a week, more than Milan are willing to pay even with their newfound wave of Chinese cash. Costa, 28, said on Wednesday that he had learned he was no longer part of the Premier League champions' plans. Diego Costa is getting over his Chelsea heartache by training with Spain ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Macedonia.

Research Apple's HomePod Puts Siri in a Speaker
Author: 0 Apple's HomePod Puts Siri in a Speaker

At WWDC earlier this week, Apple began talking about new features including shared playlists and the ability to link friends to specific songs. But Apple occasionally also uses the event to introduce new devices and services and upgrades to existing products.

Research WWDC 2017: Apple introduces HomePod, an Amazon Echo rival
Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple introduces HomePod, an Amazon Echo rival

What's Apple going to unveil next, if anything major at all? Apple says the $349 HomePod will be rolled out from December, initially being sold in Australia, the United Kingdom and the US. Apple CEO Tim Cook will give the keynote speech Monday morning. In recent years, Apple has seen a decline in the sales of its main products, most noticeably the iPhone.

Research Hands on with Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro
Author: 0 Hands on with Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro

New iMacs released Monday are getting better displays and graphics capabilities. Video in High Sierra now uses the HEVC compression standard, which supports high quality 4k videos at up to 40 percent smaller file sizes than the current H.264 standard.

Research Apple HomePod: Smart Speaker With Hi-Fi Ambitions?
Author: 0 Apple HomePod: Smart Speaker With Hi-Fi Ambitions?

Or have we? With the almost three years old and the now available in the U.S. and the United Kingdom as well, Apple has some stiff competition in the smart speaker space. It's a device intended for people who live in Apple's walled garden. You may already be familiar with one or more of Siri, Google Assistant and Alexa , the smart assistants that power these speakers.

Research Google Pixel XL2 appears in GFXBench with 18:9 aspect ratio display
Author: 0 Google Pixel XL2 appears in GFXBench with 18:9 aspect ratio display

There is no any microSD card on the phone which offer 128 GB of memory storage. The Pixel and Pixel XL are Google's two mobile devices that have the two-toned look on the rear part that comes along with a matte finish. It features an 8-megapixel front-facing snapper. The Pixel XL 2 might also come with Android 8 .0 running, but at this point, the benchmarking sheet shows Android 7.1.1 running.

Author: 0 Apple is finally bringing virtual reality to the Mac

Additionally, Safari now has Autoplay Blocking with Safari , to avoid annoying surprise video ads in browsers. Meanwhile, Apple has also updated the Mail function in High Sierra, delivering a split view feature that will make the software more flexible.

Research On the Move: Tech Giant Apple Reveals Its New Homepod Speaker
Author: 0 On the Move: Tech Giant Apple Reveals Its New Homepod Speaker

The HomePod will go on sale later this year and costs $349. Schiller said devices like the Amazon Echo have poor sound quality, and wifi speakers like Sonos don't have interactive voice assistants. Although that product came out after other smartwatches hit the market, it quickly outshone competitors, according to industry research firms. Mac models were also boosted to work with virtual reality gear, a move by Apple into technology that Facebook has embraced with its Oculus unit.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Also Won't Be Getting Display-Integrated Fingerprint Scanner

That phone will look and feel dramatically different to what came before, though, importantly a lot of its "new" features like an all-display front have already been done by Samsung and Xiaomi. But Samsung's flagship phone under "Note" series will feature it first in August, followed by LG V30 and Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in October.

Research Saharanpur violence mastermind arrested in Himachal
Author: 0 Saharanpur violence mastermind arrested in Himachal

This is published unedited from the PTI feed . A reward of Rs 12,000 was announced to be given to anyone providing information about Chandrashekhar and his supporters Vinay Ratan, Kamal and Manjit who are facing non-bailable warrants, Saharanpur SSP Bablu Kumar was quoted as saying by PTI .

Research Pakistan Alleges India Seeks Another War Over Kashmir
Author: 0 Pakistan Alleges India Seeks Another War Over Kashmir

He stressed that Pakistan strongly condemns the atrocities perpetrated by Indian forces in Occupied Kashmir and insisted that the global community and United Nations take notice as at least nine civilians including three students have been killed by the Indian army in a week.

Author: 0 Iowa astronaut candidate excited for training

He studied Astronautical Engineering at the U.S. Air Force Academy and also holds a Master's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After all, she didn't expect to end up in her current role when she first learned she had been selected while working as a test pilot at the Redstone Test Center in Alabama.

Research Hope we deliver something special against India: Morkel
Author: 0 Hope we deliver something special against India: Morkel

Sent into the bowl first, Pakistan restricted South Africa to 220 runs for eight wickets in Group B day/night One-day global. The Proteas were restricted to 219-8 at Edgbaston with Pakistan reaching 119-3 before the rain came down and, ultimately, curtailed the match 27 overs into the chase.

Research Whoa: Apple made a computer you can actually upgrade
Author: 0 Whoa: Apple made a computer you can actually upgrade

One of the new iMac computers it launched earlier this week has replaceable RAM and an upgradeable CPU, iFixit discovered on Wednesday. This meant that users would be able to buy RAM upgrades at cheaper price points than what Apple was offering.

Research IOS 11 will let you record your iPhone or iPad's screen
Author: 0 IOS 11 will let you record your iPhone or iPad's screen

To take advantage of the change, hold two devices running iOS 11 next to each other, and attempt to join the desired network from the unconnected device. Meanwhile, Siri has a new voice, a new visual interface, the ability to perform task management, and a new translation feature that is still in beta .

Research List of Features you can Expect in Upcoming iOS 11
Author: 0 List of Features you can Expect in Upcoming iOS 11

As anyone who closely follows Apple can attest, the company tends to harp on user privacy whenever it touts new software features. When the new operating system drops this fall, Apple Watch users will be able to interface with gym equipment by tapping their device on an NFC reader, which subsequently opens a two-way wireless communication session for transferring information like heart rate and equipment speed and angle.

Research What Will the New iOS 11 Bring?
Author: 0 What Will the New iOS 11 Bring?

Notes is also getting a built-in scanner, meaning users will now be able to scan printed documents , import them into Notes, and then add their signatures or other handwritten content. All in all, it was a big day for Apple , with more big news expected tomorrow, on Day 2 of the worldwide developers conference . It will not be completely uninstalled so that you can install it when there is a necessity.

Author: 0 Kuwait's emir meets with Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

Qatar is home to the Al Udeid Air Base, which is the key regional centre for strikes against ISIS. Kuwait - which unlike most of its fellow Gulf Cooperation Council members has not cut off ties with Qatar - has been leading efforts to mediate.

Author: 0 Steve Kerr believes Cavaliers fatigue helped the Warriors win

J.R. Smith said he still believes the Cavaliers can win the series but denied tweeting " Cavs in 7" not long after the Warriors took a 3-0 lead in the NBA Finals . Still, a performance of the highest quality from the league's best player, unfortunately, he came up against arguably the greatest team ever assembled.

Research Apple Is Upgrading Location and Photo Privacy Features
Author: 0 Apple Is Upgrading Location and Photo Privacy Features

In fact, it could prove to be a crucial feature, because before iOS 11 , getting a screen recording wasn't easy. IOS 11 has brought along a host of new features , some targeted to exclusively elevate iPad experience, and some focused on improving both - the iPhone and iPad.

Research China CPI gains in May but underlying pressures limited
Author: 0 China CPI gains in May but underlying pressures limited

The producer price index (PPI), which measures costs of goods at the factory gate, rose 5.5 percent year on year last month, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Factory gate prices had only turned positive on a year-on-year basis last September, after falling for almost five years, leaving many industrial firms saddled with idle capacity and less cash flow to service their debts.

Research Trump's $110bn arms deal with Saudis mostly speculative
Author: 0 Trump's $110bn arms deal with Saudis mostly speculative

Amid a diplomatic crisis between Qatar , Saudi Arabia and the country's Arabian Gulf neighbors, Trump surprisingly appeared to take credit for the break in a string of tweets this week - before inviting the leader of Qatar to the White House to help find a resolution.

Author: 0 Emergence of Modern Humans Pushed Back 100000 Years by Morocco Find

Combined with other bones that were found there decades ago but not correctly dated, the fossil collection represents at least five people, including young adults, an adolescent and a child of around eight years old. Brain size was similar too, though arranged in a flatter, more elongated skull. It's a big claim, described in detail in Hublin's report Wednesday in the journal Nature .

Research Apple Announces HomePod, its Answer to Alexa and Google Home
Author: 0 Apple Announces HomePod, its Answer to Alexa and Google Home

The Apple Watch seemingly improves things by giving Siri a place where it's more at the ready: Just lift your wrist, say its name, and it's there. First time support for Virtual Reality (VR). In a keynote demo, Federighi placed a digital cup, vase and lamp on an onstage table, and showed how the objects' shadows were able to interact with each other.

Research Apple to introduce iPhone app to prevent distracted driving
Author: 0 Apple to introduce iPhone app to prevent distracted driving

Apple's A7, which debuted in the iPhone 5S in 2013, was the first Apple mobile device to utilize a 64-bit processor (such has been the case for all subsequent launches as well). Last year's iOS news focused on app upgrades as well as third-party integrations in Messages and Maps app. If the new tenth-anniversary edition phone has nothing but on-screen fingerprint scanner , better camera and curved screen than iPhone will cease to remain yet another me-too product with a ...

Author: 0 US Rep. Black says Trump 'made the right call' to fire Comey

On the central issue of Trump's intentions in "asking" him to lay off Michael Flynn, Comey clearly indicated he believed the president was ordering him to do so without using explicit language (his allusion to Henry II "asking" his loyal men to do something about Thomas Becket making that clear).

Author: 0 Questions We Still Have After James Comey's Testimony

That's the takeaway from former FBI Director James Comey's dramatic testimony before Congress on Thursday. The attorney reiterated what Trump wrote in his letter dismissing Comey: that on multiple occassions, Comey informed Trump he was not the subject of an ongoing investigation.

Research IOS 11 brings NFC smarts to more apps
Author: 0 IOS 11 brings NFC smarts to more apps

Apple is surely hoping the new functionality provided with iOS 11 will push people to upgrade their device in a market that has been stagnating due to an increased time period between upgrades and a vast amount of competition. Although this will delete the unused apps, your data and documents will be saved. With the HomePod , macOS High Sierra , watchOS 4, iOS 11 , and updated MacBooks and iMacs - it's safe to say Apple had a good few days.

Research Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (TSM) Stake Lowered by Wedbush Securities Inc
Author: 0 Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (TSM) Stake Lowered by Wedbush Securities Inc

Finally, 3EDGE Asset Management LP bought a new stake in shares of PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 during the fourth quarter valued at about $46,095,000. A security staff member stands near the logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. About 4.01 million shares traded. This represents an increase of 723% compared to the average daily volume of 490 put options.

Research Apple Unveils HomePod to take on Amazon's Echo
Author: 0 Apple Unveils HomePod to take on Amazon's Echo

Amazon introduced the Echo speaker, featuring its Alexa assistant, in 2015. Apple's new HomePod speaker may be music to the ears of its loyal fans, but how much it can crank up volume in the smart speaker market remains to be heard.