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Qatar, accused of supporting terrorism, hires ex-US attorney general

The US President accused Qatar of being a "funder of terrorism at a very high level" at a White House news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Friday. Trump said he helped plan the move against Qatar, although a senior administration official told Reuters earlier this week that the United States had no indication from the Saudis or Emiratis during the visit that they would sever ties with Qatar. Read More

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IOS 11 pulls the plug on iPhone 5 and 5C

Apple described iOS 11 as "the biggest software releases ever for iPad , with powerful multitasking features". The new operating system includes a new feature to automatically uninstall unused apps. The most interesting changes are to do with Siri , which will know sound better, learn from you more frequently and even be able to do live translations from English to a bunch of other languages. Read More

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Apple's Siri aims to be in tune with your home arrangements

Amazon sells the main version of the Echo for $180; Google's Home speaker goes for $130. Dieter Bohn at The Verge says Homepod is " the smartest speaker yet ". These speakers aren't just some random speakers but they are advanced and built to give you the sheer sound experience. Making the most of it will require a subscription to Apple's own music streaming service, which runs $10 to $15 per month and has attracted 27 million subscribers so far. Read More

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Apple Announces HomePod - The Smart Speaker for your Home

Similarly to the Amazon Echo and Google Play, the HomePod is designed for voice control, with Apple's new offering hosting an array of six microphones. The HomePod supports a list of features, including unit conversion, messages, news, podcast playback, reminders, translation, general knowledge, weather, traffic info, sports scores, setting alarms, timers, and will also work as a HomeKit bridge. Read More

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Apple is going to stop app developers from harassing you

Apple is going to stop app developers from harassing you

In the few months since its introduction, adoption of Apple's review prompt API has been slow. Apple is making it so that app ratings don't reset upon each update , though developers can choose to erase their rating upon an update if, say, a previous update tanked their review score due to a bug or unpopular feature that's now removed and doesn't represent the current state of the app. Read More

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Amazon Prime Video coming to Apple TV

Whispers that claimed Amazon Prime Video would be coming to Apple TV began making the rounds last month , and indeed, it turns out that those anonymous sources within Apple were correct. Apple didn't provide much other news about the Apple TV or tvOS at WWDC 2017. Likewise, the set-top box is capable of full HD playback at 60 frames per second, but sadly does not include 4K Ultra HD support. Read More

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E3 2017 - EA and Origin Access Free For A Week

E3 2017 - EA and Origin Access Free For A Week

The PlayStation 4 is where it changes a bit, though, as free trials will be offered for some of EA's games. If you havent checked these games out yet be sure to do so over the next week as this promotion will run through June 18. Play To Give was an initiative that raised money based on various achievements earned by gamers. CEO Andrew Wilson announced today during the company's EA Play event that the publisher will make a donation to United Nations HeForShe , PACER's National ... Read More

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Qatar slams Saudi, allies terrorism list as 'baseless'

On Saturday he was in Moscow to see Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, a day after visiting Germany and Brussels. "We can not be happy in a situation when the relations between our partners are worsening". President Donald Trump , accompanied by Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis, speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House , Friday, June 9, 2017, in Washington . Read More

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Ostapenko wins; Nadal vs. Wawrinka in final

Ostapenko wins; Nadal vs. Wawrinka in final

Ostapenko's 50th victor of the match was another half-volley, helping her to a 5-3 lead, which she then converted against the serve by thumping Halep's delivery straight back past her. She does have her quirks of motivating herself, which range from hearty fist pumps after winning a point to her ebullient version of pointing her finger to her temple when trying to remonstrate with herself. Read More

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Will my Mac run MacOS High Sierra?

Will my Mac run MacOS High Sierra?

The move again sets Safari apart from Google's Chrome from a privacy perspective. Safari also includes a new autoplay blocking feature, which will stop websites from automatically playing video or audio content, along with better protection against website trackers. Read More

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Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem

London's Metropolitan Police announced in a statement that the knives were found "on or nearby" the three attackers who were shot dead by police during the attack. Three Islamist militants rammed a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge last Saturday before going on the rampage through the bustling Borough Market area where they slit throats and stabbed people. Read More

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Andretti rules Indy _ and other takeaways from the 500

Andretti rules Indy _ and other takeaways from the 500

The Post's CEO, Mac Tully, and Editor-in-Chief Lee Ann Colacioppo, released a statement on behalf of the newspaper on Monday. It's our policy not to comment further on personnel issues. Takuma Sato knew how much his Indianapolis 500 victory meant to his Japanese fans. "It's just important to show I'm in good spirits, that I'm physically doing well and I have no intention to let this incident stop my career or anything", Bourdais said. Read More

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LeBron, Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4

An 11-0 run by the Warriors in the last 3:09 helped them steal the first game in Cleveland , 118-113, and take a controlling 3-0 lead in the Finals. Klay Thompson (30) and Steph Curry (26) made sure of that. The final three minutes of the game included the signature moment of Kevin Durant's brilliant career just seconds after LeBron James deferred to Kyle Korver . Read More

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Apple introduces Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11

Developer-focused announcements have been made in advance by the Apple , said a report from India Today tech team. Apple is also wise to be leveraging its Music service, said Thomas Husson, another Forrester analyst. Another disadvantage it has is that music support only comes from Apple Music . Apple might introduce upgraded 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models at WWDC 2017 . Read More

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Apple HomePod revealed as rival to Amazon Echo & Google Home

If you're simply looking to add some voice capabilities to your smart home, there are much cheaper ways to do it than splurge on one or more HomePod . The Apple HomePod will start shipping in December 2017 , but only to a few countries. Making the most of it will require a subscription to Apple's own music streaming service, which runs $10 to $15 per month and has attracted 27 million subscribers so far. Read More

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Apple Announces The HomePod

Apple Announces The HomePod

These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way personal computers and smartphones became moneymaking machines in previous decades. I especially like using the feature on Apple TV and Apple Watch. The common wisdom is that Apple is rarely first, but it's usually best. - Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. Read More

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HomePod vs. Google Home vs. Amazon Echo

HomePod vs. Google Home vs. Amazon Echo

Safari, Apple's web browser, tries to make clients' online experience smoother and less annoying. Which leads me to the downside of Apple's approach. The chief reason HomePod will sell is because it's an Apple product and the company has built a durable brand that translates to sales figures rather reliably, Apple Watch notwithstanding. Read More

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Meet the new awesome Apple HomePod

Meet the new awesome Apple HomePod

Leading up to it, Apple says those outside app developers have earned more than $70 billion since Apple's app store launched in 2008. The HomePod boasts a level of privacy that the Google Home and the Amazon Echo don't have. In a statement, Apple said the HomePod is "a breakthrough wireless speaker for the home that delivers awesome audio quality and uses spatial awareness to sense its location in a room and automatically adjust the audio". Read More

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Why the iPhone 8 won't support gigabit LTE

Why the iPhone 8 won't support gigabit LTE

Neither Apple nor Intel immediately responded to a request for comment, and Qualcomm declined to comment. Qualcomm shares have fallen.86% today while Intel is down about 1.5%. Smartphone total market growth was just 2.5 percent, breaking a run of double-digit annual surges, according to industry analyst IDC. The new iPhone lineup dropping in September will have the most powerful chipsets when compared against its Android competitors so in short, we should expect the iPhone 8 to ... Read More

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LeBron James climbs to third place in career NBA Finals scoring

The Cleveland Cavaliers are finally on the board in the NBA Finals , winning Game 4 137-116 thanks to an absurd shooting night that led to one of the greatest offensive displays in NBA postseason history. "I definitely want to compete", he said. Thousands of fans are expected at the home of the Golden State Warriors on Friday night, having gobbled up $20 tickets for an NBA Finals watch party at Oracle. Read More

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Alleged Russian Hack Reveals a Deeply Flawed Election System

Alleged Russian Hack Reveals a Deeply Flawed Election System

She also stated that the software does not play any role in vote counting or tabulation. This comes on the same day the online news site " The Intercept " posted a report that Russian government hackers carried out a cyberattack against one USA voting software vendor last August, and launched a spear-phishing attack targeting local organizations days before the 2016 presidential election. Read More

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Hansen - Lions should worry about momentum

Hansen - Lions should worry about momentum

Hansen said: "I just think Warren was trying a bit of humour after struggling a wee bit with his press conference before". We always knew the first two to three, possibly four games would be a tough one to ride out; for various combinations, for players coming in; players and staff knowing your role and stuff. Read More

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Apple Announces New Hardware & Updates At WWDC 2017

Apple Announces New Hardware & Updates At WWDC 2017

Technically, password autofill for third party apps has been available for a couple years now, but developers had to enable the feature, and not all of them did. It supports drag-and-drop, including into open apps, and connects with cloud providers including iCloud, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive and Box. Apple's updates to its text and communication features include a redesign to the iMessages app drawer to make apps and stickers more accessible to users. Read More

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SpaceX tries again to launch 1st recycled supply ship

SpaceX tries again to launch 1st recycled supply ship

Despite initial concern about afternoon clouds, conditions were within limits as Earth's rotation carried pad 39A into the plane of the space station's orbit and the Falcon 9's first-stage engines roared to life on time at 5:07 p.m. The Dragon is now the fourth orbital-class spacecraft to be reused. "This whole notion of reuse is something that's very, very important to the entire space industry", NASA's space station program manager Kirk Shireman said at a news conference Wednesday. Read More

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Stunning fossil reveals prehistoric baby bird caught in amber

Stunning fossil reveals prehistoric baby bird caught in amber

Around 100 million years ago, the little hatchling in what is now Myanmar met an unfortunate fate when it fell into a pool of sap from a conifer tree. The 99 million-year-old appears to have been killed as it was hunting. "The surprise continued when we started examining the distribution of feathers and realized that there were translucent sheets of skin that connected numerous body regions appearing in the CT scan data", added McKellar. Read More

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I'm not in Conte's plans, says Costa

I'm not in Conte's plans, says Costa

The player revealed earlier last week that he's not open to leave Chelsea unless he makes return to Atletico Madrid . Mustaqbalka Costa ayaa waxaa ku jiray shaki weyn xilli ciyaareedkii 2016 illaa 2017 oo dhan sababtoo ah kooxda ka ciyaarta horyaalka Chinese Super League ee Tianjin Quanjian iyo kooxdiisii hore ee Atletico Madrid ayaa xiiso joogto ah u muujinayey xiddigaan. Read More

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