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Apple and Amazon Bury the Hatchet

Apple and Amazon Bury the Hatchet

At WWDC, a range of updates to Siri were announced, including increased "machine learning" capabilities and a presence in more apps. On the other hand, Amazon tweeted that its Prime Video will b...

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Full Strawberry Moon rises Thursday evening

Full Strawberry Moon rises Thursday evening

This marks the point in the natural satellite's orbit in which it is the farthest away from the sun. A minimoon occurs when the moon is at its farthest point from the planet called apogee. "Ancient ...

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Nordstrom family considering buyout of department store

Nordstrom family considering buyout of department store

About 385,618 shares traded. We have $37.55 PT which if reached, will make NYSE: JWN worth $460.60M less. Therefore 48% are positive. The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Monday, May 16. The mo...

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Cape Storm claims eight lives as fires break out

Cape Storm claims eight lives as fires break out

Other deaths occurred in Cape Town and parts of Western Cape Province. Disaster Management Centre spokesman James Stayn said in a tweet that their main concern was around the ocean swelling up to ...

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IMac Pro, the most powerful Mac ever, arrives this December

Apple's all-in-one iMac has gone Pro with powerful new processors and graphics created to meet the needs of professional users. The 21.5-inch iMac will have up to 32GB in memory, and the 27-inch ...

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Apple's iOS 11 to restrict logging into apps using social media platforms

It can even send automated text-message replies explaining that the phone's user is driving. In urgent situations, recipients of that message will be able to reply with the word urgent in order to p...

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NASA announces 12 new astronauts for Earth, deep space missions

Watkins has worked at NASA's Ames Research Center and Jet Propulsion Laboratory and now is a postdoctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology, where she collaborates on the Mars Science...

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IMac and MacBook get juiced, iMac Pro gets teased

AMD has announced a new family of workstation-targeted graphics processors, the Polaris-based Radeon Pro 500 series, even as its customer Apple promises to begin shipping machines with next-generat...

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Not Coming To The Nintendo Switch; 3DS Owners Rejoice

Not Coming To The Nintendo Switch; 3DS Owners Rejoice

As expected, Pokken Tournament DX will allow gamers to take advantage of the Switch's features, such as using one Joy-Con controller to play the game, meaning that two players can play on the same c...

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Apple CEO Says Repatriation Tax Should Be Mandatory Levy

On Thursday, President Trump announced that the United States would pull out of the Paris Agreement , a treaty created to prevent global temperatures from rising by more than 2 degrees Celsius above ...

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Apple Showcases New iMac Pro Workstation at WWDC

The 27in 5K variant will come with Radeon Pro 570, 575 or 580 graphics cards, and were demoed producing live VR content - a new area of exploration for Apple , which has joined with Valve to bring it...

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Apple Makes Mac Computers Faster, Targets Professional Users

Apple Makes Mac Computers Faster, Targets Professional Users

Finally, the insiders mentioned that Apple is testing a new design language for the iMac and/or MacBook that includes "more glass and dark black body". The company's Mac revenue fell previous ye...

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China zoo visitors shocked by live donkey fed to tigers

China zoo visitors shocked by live donkey fed to tigers

A fit of rage led to a vicious carnage when a live donkey was thrown into a tiger enclosure in a zoo in eastern China on Monday afternoon. There were many people present at that time when tragic i...

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Cosby's accuser stands by her story under cross-examination

Cosby's accuser stands by her story under cross-examination

Andrea Constand's mother had a very angry conversation on the phone with Bill Cosby . At that time, Gianna Constand did not know precisely how Cosby had assaulted her daughter. In response to phone ...

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Asian stocks fall amid risk-off sentiment

The U.S. currency's weakening came amid a growing wait-and-see mood before a general election in Britain and a U.S. Congressional hearing with former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James...

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White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping

White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping

Khan, the first elected Muslim mayor of a European city, said on Sunday there was "no reason to be alarmed" by an increased police presence in the capital over the coming days. Still, tensions linger....

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Hackers in Russian Federation 'did hit United States election software firm'

Hackers in Russian Federation 'did hit United States election software firm'

The FBI and the U.S. Congress are investigating the contacts between Russians and the Trump campaign and transition team, including a search for any signs of collusion by associates of Trump with what...

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Gal Gadot Thanks Fans After 'Amazing' & 'Craziest' Weekend Ever!

On "The Tonight Show", Jimmy Fallon asked Gadot her delightful story about the audition, but ended up getting a full demonstration of how they used green screen magic for some of the reshot action sce...

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Envoy Haley says United States won't let the United Nations 'bully' Israel anymore

Envoy Haley says United States won't let the United Nations 'bully' Israel anymore

Israel Hayom, Israel's pro-Netanyahu free daily, devoted most of its cover Tuesday to Haley, highlighting her threat to withdraw from the Human Rights Council if it does not end its bias against Israe...

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World economy seen picking up, political uncertainty a risk

World economy seen picking up, political uncertainty a risk

It also criticizes some of the Ontario government's recent efforts to slow the rapid rise in Toronto-area home prices - specifically the expansion of rental control, which it said could discourage the...

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Apple announces workstation-class iMac Pro

Following in the Apple "pod" and "pad" naming tradition, HomePod uses Siri's machine intelligence for awareness in order to judge the size of the room and decide on music volumes all by itself. iM...

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Apple's First TV Series Shows What It Takes to Build an App

Apple's First TV Series Shows What It Takes to Build an App

June 5, 2017. The show will feature a traditional pitch, but instead of an elevator pitch, developers and entrepreneurs will be making an escalator pitch. Apple's four judges for Planet of the App...

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Storm brings some relief to parched Cape Town

Storm brings some relief to parched Cape Town

Tugs were put on standby by Transnet Port Authority to provide assistance in towing and holding boats in position in and out of port should the need arise. Disaster Management are preparing for the wo...

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New iPhone feature can block texts while driving

By treating hardware as an opportunity rather than a means to an end, Apple might actually be able to deliver a product that ends up as more than a gimmicky metal tube bound to eventually collect ...

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Apple unveils $349 HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo, Google Home

Beyond the hardware and price, the real competition will ultimately boil down to how powerful each product's respective virtual assistants are, which also has implications beyond just this product cat...

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Xbox Scorpio Dev Kit Shown Off Ahead Of E3 2017

And while we'd have loved to see Scorpio's VR prowess at this year's E3, the console should have enough games running in 4K to sate our cutting-edge appetite for now. There has been a lot of hype su...

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WWDC 2017: Apple announces all-new iMac all-in-one desktop range

WWDC 2017: Apple announces all-new iMac all-in-one desktop range

Add the keyboard and pencil ($99) to the $649 asking price for the 64GB Wi-Fi-only 10.5-inch iPad Pro , and you start to enter ultrabook territory, which means that even with a larger size, the base-...

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Apple Introduces Power-Packed iOS 11, Wireless Home Speaker

Cook also announced that Amazon's video app will come to Apple's TV streaming box later this year. While the other software features are excellent, boring, incremental or irrelevant - Apple's updates ...

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WWDC 2017: Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

One thing unique to the HomePod , however, are lights on top of the device that indicate when Siri has been activated, which can be done with the usual "Hey Siri" command that works on iOS devices....

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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Launching This August On PS4 & PC

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Launching This August On PS4 & PC

Pre-ordering on PC will net the customer an exclusive digital comic short, Hellblade : Senua's Song , written by Hellblade creative director Tameem Antoniades and featuring art from Eisner A...

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