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Research More Than 2 Million Electric Cars Now Roam the Earth
Author: 0 More Than 2 Million Electric Cars Now Roam the Earth

This report , while making waves now, follows a report HybridCars.com broke in January. Thanks to very aggressive policies from Chinese federal and local governments, the country has gone from 100,000 electric cars on roads in 2014 to 650,000 just two years later.

Author: 0 Apple's New HomePod Speaker to Compete with Amazon Echo

Like Google's Home and Amazon's Echo , the HomePod can provide information such as weather forecasts, control smart lighting and other gadgets, and stream music. And sure, it's Apple so these things are going to be pricy and hard to get until V1 gets a price cut when V2 drops - that strategy isn't going to stop working now.

Research WayForward is Working on The Mummy: Demastered for PC and Consoles
Author: 0 WayForward is Working on The Mummy: Demastered for PC and Consoles

WayForward , the studio behind the Shantae series, has announced The Mummy Demastered , a tie-in to Universal's monster movie reboot. The Mummy Prodigium Strike, developed by Starbreeze Studios, is a "groundbreaking location-based experience" in which players take on the role of a Prodigium agent tasked with capturing the ancient Princess Ahmanet.

Author: 0 Comey's release of Trump memo to newspaper: Was it legal?

In almost three hours of dramatic testimony, Comey said he believed that the president directed him to abandon the probe of Michael Flynn , the former national security adviser, and "lift the cloud" of the broader investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian officials by publicly clearing Trump's name.

Research MacBook vs. MacBook Pro: Which One Should Get Your $1300?
Author: 0 MacBook vs. MacBook Pro: Which One Should Get Your $1300?

Apple has updated its iMac line with up to three times more powerful graphics, faster processors , Thunderbolt 3, faster storage options and brighter Retina displays . The 13-inch non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro with two Thunderbolt 3 ports starts at $1,299, while the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar begins at $1,799 CAD.

Author: 0 Lawyer denies US President Donald Trump obstructed Federal Bureau of Investigation, demanded loyalty

Former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee may seem like just another step in the ongoing saga of Russia's interference in the USA elections. Instead, Senate hearings will shift the public's focus even further away from the question of Russia's interference, shining the spotlight on President Trump's effort to alter if not obstruct the course of an ongoing FBI investigation, and further entrenching partisanship in Washington over the Trump ...

Research Mobile to carry new Apple iPad Pro models next week
Author: 0 Mobile to carry new Apple iPad Pro models next week

We now know that Pokémon Go will be one of the first apps to get an AR boost using the ARKit. While Apple introduced iOS 11 on Monday to the world, some things about the platform were not discussed on stage and have since been uncovered by the developers who have got their hands on the preview already.

Research United States doesn't need India, France, China telling it what to do: Haley
Author: 0 United States doesn't need India, France, China telling it what to do: Haley

The letter is called "We Are Still In" - as in, still in the Paris Accord. "I'm not convinced government should pose in matters that don't change anything and don't do anything other than virtue signaling", he told the Herald , adding, "I'll start worrying about climate change when the rich guys stop flying in their private jets".

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

Siri can be activated using the command " Hey, Siri ". If the speculation pans out, the speaker would be Apple's first new product since its smartwatch in 2015. Because the devices understand your natural way of speaking, smart speakers are less complicated to operate than other gadgets, making it an easy-to-use tool for seniors.

Research All the new hardware that Apple announced at WWDC 2017
Author: 0 All the new hardware that Apple announced at WWDC 2017

Built for folks who need to push the limit of their regular computers, and who would normally consider the Mac Pro if it weren't for the fact that it hasn't changed in a while (and is awkward to upgrade, not to mention that price...), the iMac Pro takes high-end tech and throws it into the body of an iMac, pushing that limit once more and giving pro-grade users something with more grunt to work with.

Research One Secret Feature Of iOS 11 You Never Know Yet
Author: 0 One Secret Feature Of iOS 11 You Never Know Yet

The iOS 11 update will reportedly include a augmented reality feature for the first time, and voice assistant Siri has been upgraded to allow users to choose from a male or female person, The Guardian reported. HomePod also has a 4-inch woofer that uses dynamic software modeling to eliminate distortion as the volume is cranked up. More updates should follow.

Research Hands-on with the new macOS on a Macbook Pro 13-inch model
Author: 0 Hands-on with the new macOS on a Macbook Pro 13-inch model

The new 10.5-inch model reduces the borders by almost 40 per cent to fit into a compact package that still weighs less than half a kilogram. That's the same price the new 13-inch MacBook Pro will be starting at, too. Lastly, the solid-state drives are said to be up to 50 percent faster. Apple also cut the price of the entry-level machine, the 13-inch MacBook Pro without the Touch Bar .

Research Apple's HomePod
Author: 0 Apple's HomePod "reinventing" listening to music at home

Apple has launched its long-rumored competitor to Amazon's Echo , a home hi-fi system known as HomePod. Siri, a digital assistant that has been on Apple's iPhone since 2011, will be voice activated to respond to requests for information and other help around the house.

Research Qatar's Al-Jazeera says battling cyberattack
Author: 0 Qatar's Al-Jazeera says battling cyberattack

Al Jazeera Media Network under cyber attack on all systems, websites & social media platforms. Saudi Arabia also on Monday shut the local office of Qatar's Al Jazeera news channel amid escalation of tensions between the two Persian Gulf states.

Research New iPhone feature to block texting while driving
Author: 0 New iPhone feature to block texting while driving

With iOS 11 , Apple has not left any stone unturned it seems! The new 10.5-inch slate replaces the previous 9.7-inch model with a faster and more powerful tablet without drastically altering weight or form factor. But market observers wonder if Apple is relatively "slow" to unveil these features as they have already been developed and adopted by domestic companies including Tencent, 360 and Xiaomi.

Research 10 iOS 11 Features That Will Blow Your Mind
Author: 0 10 iOS 11 Features That Will Blow Your Mind

But it wasn't until I got to try out the new multi-tasking features built into iOS 11 that I truly understood why the screen needed to be wider. The ageing phones are being phased out of the iOS update cycle because they only work with older 32-bit apps, not 64-bit ones.

Research Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Assisting UK Government With Investigation Into Latest Attacks
Author: 0 Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Assisting UK Government With Investigation Into Latest Attacks

Last month, a suicide bomber killed more than 20 people in Manchester after an Ariana Grande concert. A group of terrorists on the evening of June 3 swerved a van into people on London Bridge, then went on a stabbing spree using knives. Cook, however, clarified that providing metadata is different from breaking encryption. While he did not speak directly as to what insights Apple was able to provide, he implied that the metadata of user communications is information that could come in handy.

Author: 0 Apple Unveils the HomePod

The device will be controlled by an Apple A8 chip - the same processor that powers the iPhone . The company is casting Siri as a music connoisseur that will learn and cater to the tastes of the HomePod's owners, as well as answer questions about the songs as they are played.

Research Siri Speaker To Launch At WWDC: Things You Need To Know
Author: 0 Siri Speaker To Launch At WWDC: Things You Need To Know

And while its competition has had a head start - the Amazon Echo launched in 2014 for Amazon Prime members and the Google Home was released a year ago - experts in voice and visual search said instead of being late to the party, Apple could raise the bar like it did for digital music players when it launched the iPod, or smartphones, as it did with the iPhone .

Research Galaxy Note 8 fingerprint sensor placement still a problem for Samsung
Author: 0 Galaxy Note 8 fingerprint sensor placement still a problem for Samsung

This isn't the first time that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus have been shown in this color. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus pack some really powerful features and specifications . Meanwhile, Naver also hinted at the kind of specs we could expect from the Galaxy Note 8 . The Galaxy Note 8 is expected to launch in late August, as Samsung looks to get the jump on Apple's long-awaited iPhone 8 .

Author: 0 Astronauts in NASA's Prestigious New Class Have Local Ties to San Diego

She's a private pilot, a certified EMT and wilderness first responder. With the addition of the new class, NASA has selected 350 men and women to train as astronauts in its almost 60-year history. They may be added to shuttles in some scenarios. If you're wondering what the requirements for astronauts are, NASA has a clear list. Lt. Kayla Barron, 29, is another in a long line of US astronauts who graduated from the Naval Academy.

Author: 0 Pakistan Stun Proteas in Rain Affected Encounter

The Proteas are well placed at the moment, having won their first game against Sri Lanka by 96 runs, but Pakistan will have their work cut out as it is a must-win match for the former World Champions. De Villiers himself played down concerns over the hamstring issue, telling Sky Sports: "The hamstring is okay, felt a little tweak, but we'll check it out (on Thursday)".

Research Apple adds simple Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11
Author: 0 Apple adds simple Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11

As anyone who closely follows Apple can attest, the company tends to harp on user privacy whenever it touts new software features. In the meantime, users interested in getting a sneak peak at Apple's forthcoming mobile OS can download the first beta over here presuming that they have an existing Apple developers account.

Research Apple release details of their new update coming later this year
Author: 0 Apple release details of their new update coming later this year

Also, Live Photos will receive the new Bounce and Loop effects. In addition, Apple's tvOS and watchOS received minor updates. Others, found in the same menu in Settings, are simply suggestions for clearing out recently deleted photos and moving data to iCloud, but there's also a new "auto delete old conversations" feature that deletes data in the Messages app that's more than a year old.

Author: 0 Chad recalls ambassador from Qatar amid Gulf Arab row

US President Donald Trump has offered to host a White House meeting if necessary, in a change of heart from his initial support for the Saudi-led boycott. "We don't interfere in anybody's business, we just report", he told Reuters in an interview at Al Jazeera's Doha headquarters. Qatar is home to the Al Udeid Air Base, which is the key regional centre for strikes against ISIS.

Research IOS 11 Automatically Deletes Unused Apps
Author: 0 IOS 11 Automatically Deletes Unused Apps

But that is not the good news itself because that app is not reliable sometimes, especially if the size of the data you are trying to transfer is really large. Free space is a perpetual issue on numerous iPhones, particularly those with only 16GB of capacity. The company hopes to usher in a new standard for mobile productivity, including support for emerging technologies like augmented reality .

Author: 0 Warriors stun Cavs, go up 3-0

The Warriors are a flawless 14-0 so far in the postseason, and they seem intent on revenge after giving up a 3-1 lead to the Cavs in last year's Finals. Irving didn't let that happen, scoring 16 in the third, and the Cavaliers held the Warriors to 22 points in their lowest scoring output in any quarter in this postseason.

Research China May CPI rises 1.5% on year, PPI up 5.5%
Author: 0 China May CPI rises 1.5% on year, PPI up 5.5%

The official Consumer Price Index rose 1.5% on the year in May, exactly as forecast. Non-food inflation on the other hand edged lower, from a 2.4% year-on-year clip to 2.3%. Analysts said the the pick-up was entirely driven by an increase in food price inflation. That may stymie efforts by central banks to lift inflationary pressures, mirroring the circumstances seen in recent years where falling export prices - largely as a result of weaker commodity prices but also soft demand - ...

Research Microsoft unveils a lot of big changes for Windows 10
Author: 0 Microsoft unveils a lot of big changes for Windows 10

Of course, this setting won't be preserved if you're doing a clean installation of Windows 10 , as this process deletes your settings, apps, and files. You can also select text to edit it, and make corrections to converted text using ink gestures. "Find a website with upcoming event info, or an event poster someone shared in social media", Microsoftexplains.

Research Apple HomePod Is A Smart Speaker With Siri And Apple Music Built
Author: 0 Apple HomePod Is A Smart Speaker With Siri And Apple Music Built

Siri has trouble hearing you, gets a lot of things wrong, and is really only good at telling you the weather. The company's Apple Pay system that consumers can use to buy stuff now will accommodate person-to-person payments. First time support for Virtual Reality (VR). Like Facebook, Apple's demo started with a fake cup of coffee on an actual table. The technology giant also announced a new software kit for developers called ARKit, which will enabled app developers to build augmented ...

Author: 0 'Lordy, I hope there are tapes': Twitter pounces on Comey quote

Writing about Comey's assertion that Trump intimated Comey should drop the Flynn investigation, Trump Jr. wrote: "Knowing my father for 39 years when he "orders or tells" you to do something there is no ambiguity, you will know exactly what he means".

Author: 0 Trump Outside Counsel Takes on Comey, Fields No Questions

Comey's testimony confirmed that Trump "never sought to impede the investigation", Kasowitz claimed in defiance of the facts. The administration gave differing reasons for Comey's firing. Trump, in a speech across town, told supporters their movement was "under siege" and vowed to fight on. Trump did, however, tell supporters that "we're under siege", and "we will come out bigger and better and stronger than ever".

Research Apple iOS 11: What Did You Miss?
Author: 0 Apple iOS 11: What Did You Miss?

We could see an increase in its sales once again, after several quarters of sales drops for the iPad . Fans will face the choice of abandoning those games or apps which do not update or risking their phone's security by refusing to update to the iOS 11.

Research Apple's answer to the Amazon Echo has a critical flaw
Author: 0 Apple's answer to the Amazon Echo has a critical flaw

Nevertheless, there were some important new offerings, led by HomePod , a "breakthrough wireless speaker" that also answers queries as do Alexa and Google Home . Fitness remains a key focus on the Apple Watch. The Cupertino-based company's product comes with a six-microphone array capable of advanced echo cancelation.

Research Mexico And Leonardo DiCaprio Make Deal To Help Endangered Porpoise
Author: 0 Mexico And Leonardo DiCaprio Make Deal To Help Endangered Porpoise

A almost extinct porpoise might have more of a chance thanks to actor and environmental advocate Leonardo DiCaprio , who took to Instagram and Twitter to get help from the Mexican government. The new agreement, which they signed in the Mexican presidential palace on Wednesday, says the Mexican government will step up efforts to stop illegal fisherman, including prohibiting night fishing.

Author: 0 LeBron James Kicked Andre Iguodala in the Groin During Game 3

Then and now, James' title dreams were squashed by a dynasty. "It's part of the rules", James said Thursday. The win moved Durant one win from the title he sought when he left Oklahoma City for the Warriors last July, one he failed to get in 2012 when his Thunder lost to Miami and James won his first career crown with the Heat .

Research NHL: Penguins head home upbeat despite 0-fer in Nashville
Author: 0 NHL: Penguins head home upbeat despite 0-fer in Nashville

The series has proven to be consistent with the way the two clubs played in the regular season. But goaltending, for Gretzky, was the key. Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, stops a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins center Jake Guentzel (59) during the second period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final Monday, June 5, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn .

Research Chinese Apple staff suspected of selling users' private data
Author: 0 Chinese Apple staff suspected of selling users' private data

Apple will have to respond by publicly sharing details of exactly what personal data was stolen before implementing further security to ensure no more employees can manage to steal so much data so easily. It is as of yet unclear if the data contained information on Chinese Apple customers only or if it also included that of foreign clients. The arrests stretched from across the Guangdong, Jiangsu and Fujian provinces.

Research Steph and KD's moms celebrate in tunnel after Game 3
Author: 0 Steph and KD's moms celebrate in tunnel after Game 3

Defiant - and some might argue delusional - in the face of a 2-0 deficit to the postseason-perfect Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals , the defending champions are sticking with their plan. That gave the Warriors a lead they held the rest of the way. "That was liberating right there", Durant said of his dramatic 3-pointer that lifted the Warriors ahead to stay.

Author: 0 Voters think Trump uses Twitter too much

In response to the president's reaction to the Saturday attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market - which left seven dead and dozens more injured - coder and activist Russel Neiss has launched a new Twitter bot that translates all of Trump's tweets into "official" White House statements.

Research Apple WWDC 2017: HomePod and iMac Pro Announced
Author: 0 Apple WWDC 2017: HomePod and iMac Pro Announced

The only catch is that the two devices sharing passwords have to be unlocked. On its website, Apple has updated which iPhones and iPads will support the new operating system. However, not all of these features will be exclusive to the iPad only after iOS 11 is released. iOS 11 is also going to bring drag and drop support to the iPhone.

Author: 0 Durant pushes Warriors to 3-0 lead in NBA Finals

James, who has expressed a desire to own a team one day, cited the New York Yankees and Dallas Cowboys in the 1990s as examples of teams that spent for success. The NBA's best postseason run is the 15-1 mark of the 2001 Lakers, while the 1983 Philadelphia 76ers went 12-1. Cavaliers: James (1,175) passed Sam Jones (1,143), Bill Russell (1,151) and Elgin Baylor (1,161) to move into fourth place on the Finals scoring list.

Research Apple enters the augmented reality fray with ARKit for iOS
Author: 0 Apple enters the augmented reality fray with ARKit for iOS

It includes new features for watchfaces, such as complications updating based on time of day or location and a new Siri-based watchface. The developer preview is open today, and will roll out to all customers this fall. More than 35 million people in the US are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year, more than doubling from last year, according the research firm eMarketer.

Author: 0 Bishop condemns Iranian terror attack

ISIS claimed the attacks on Wednesday, also publishing a video hat it claimed was from the parliament building. The statement released the names of terrorists as Abu Jahad, Ghayom, Fereidoun, Saryas and Ramin but to some social and security considerations their family names will not be revealed, APA reported citing IRNA .

Research Apple's upcoming Siri speaker may be a big problem for Sonos
Author: 0 Apple's upcoming Siri speaker may be a big problem for Sonos

After months of speculation, rumor has it that Apple at WWDC today will introduce a new Siri-based smart speaker created to compete with Amazon's Echo and Google Home . If Apple were to release a Siri-centric speaker, it could tie the device to other services it offers like its subscription music streaming service, or its News app.

Research Apple announces the HomePod
Author: 0 Apple announces the HomePod

So - a cynic might say Apple has just launched the world's most-hyped bluetooth speaker - not much imagination there. By "dancing with one who brought them" in iOS and augmenting their home strategy with a premium-priced smart speaker/virtual assistant for the home with HomePod , Apple now at least has a strategy to do battle with Echo, even if their new smart speaker is priced out of reach for some consumers.

Research ISRO's 'Fat Boy' to have maiden flight today
Author: 0 ISRO's 'Fat Boy' to have maiden flight today

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated ISRO on the successful launch of the country's heaviest rocket GSLV-Mk III. The GSLV-Mk III is a three stage/engine rocket. The GSLV Mk III is scheduled to launch the satellite into the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit after 16.20 minutes following the lift-off.