Sci-tech

by | June 09, 2017 | 13:28

There aren't many 6-foot-8 actors available to play the towering former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief, and in the end, Comey's performance at Thursday's hearing of the U.S. "I don't know", Comey said. As he publicly stated the next day, he did say to Mr. Comey , "General Flynn is a good guy, he has been through a lot" and also " asked how is General Flynn is doing".

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:39

The former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ), James Comey , told a U.S. Senate panel on Thursday that he took President Donald Trump's remarks about letting former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn off the hook in an investigation as an inappropriate direction and chose to keep a record of it.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:45

When you open the app you immediately see a "Today" homepage with new apps listed. Apple has showcased some really cool AR demos at the event. The company has paid $70 billion to its app developers. APPLE HAS announced a new system for iPhones that blocks notifications, as it attempts to tackle the rising problem of driver distraction. Other updates arriving with iOS 11 include new Loop and Bounce effects for photos, Apple Pay payments via Messages and Siri , and a "do not ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:15

Apple could have done what it did with the Apple Watch and leveraged its massive advantage in developer community, services, and deep, OS-level integration to turn the Amazon Echo into the Pebble of smart home speaker hubs. About a year after Mr. Jobs's death, Apple hired Bill Stasior, an Amazon search executive, to oversee Siri . Apple is trying to catch-up. Toni Sacconaghi says the HomePod is a cross between Sonos Play 1 and Amazon Echo .

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:07

The accord comes less than a month after DiCaprio urged his fans on social media to petition Pena Nieto to save the vaquita , which prompted the president to take to Twitter to assure the actor that Mexico was doing all it could to protect the porpoise.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:33

Authorities revealed that the scam involved stealing of users' private information including their names, phone numbers, Apple IDs, and other data directly from Apple's internal database and selling it off to cyber criminals across the world.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:50

It would be inaccurate to say the Warriors took a 3-0 lead in the series because of Durant alone - Stephen Curry made a timely layup and two late free throws, Irving had a layup rim out, Andre Iguodala contested James on a fadeaway, Klay Thompson forced an terrible shot from Irving - but it would be equally inaccurate to think they would have won this particular game without him.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:46

One, White House official Sebastian Gorka insisted in a CNN interview that the tweets are merely social media. Like whether #45's tweets are "official" White House statements ( Sean Spicer says yes; Kellyanne Conway says they're not important) and if, by blocking some Twitter users, the president is violating the First Amendment .

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:21

It was Wayne Pratt, Durant's father, nailing a game-winning shot while playing pickup basketball at Bowie Sports Fit on Tuesday morning. In fact, three National Basketball Association teams have only forced a Game 7 after losing the first three contests in a series - with the last time occurring in 2003.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:05

It's a different situation with the HomePod . The HomePod will go on sale later this year and costs $349. As artificial intelligence advances, voice-activated digital assistants are quickly becoming the next frontier in consumer technology.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:14

Separately, the deputy chief of the Guards' Intelligence Service, Mohammad Hossein Nejat, told the Fars news agency that the men who attacked the parliament building in Tehran were aged between 20 and 25. Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered his condolences after twin attacks on Iran's parliament and a shrine to its revolutionary leader, vowing aid in the fight against global terrorism.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:31

Together, they account for about two-thirds of Nissan's USA sales. The key safety aid will be standard on the 2018 Rogue and Rogue Sport , Altima , Murano , Leaf , Pathfinder , Maxima and Sentra except for stick-shift cars and NISMO performance versions.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:13

India was looking to collaborate with Russian Federation on cryogenic engine technology for launch vehicles-GSLV Mark III is propelled by burning liquid hydrogen with liquid oxygen as oxidiser at temperatures a couple of hundred degrees below 0oC.

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:27

On Monday, the GSLV-Mk III-D1- in its first developmental flight - successfully put the 3,136 kg GSAT-19 satellite into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit 16 minutes after blast-off. As said by ISRO, the introduction of the new communication satellite will allow India to beam down 6-7 times more data with maximum speed and superiority.

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:18

In those later matches, No. 30 Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland will face unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, with both players celebrating birthdays on Thursday: Ostapenko's 20th, Bacsinszky's 28th. Djokovic's mental and physical vulnerability was then ruthlessly exposed as Thiem took the second before emphatically sealing the third to love to take the match.

by | June 09, 2017 | 05:46

This time however, Gat will be going to a whole new world of explosions and gun slinging; Agents of Mayham developers have made a decision to add this saint's row beast into the game as a pre-order bonus. Johnny's hatred of robots and love of guns and all out mayhem make him an obvious recruit for MAYHEM. Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including its own brands like the open world extravaganza Saints Row , the zombie action franchise Dead Island, and the grim ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 05:05

Android phones, in comparison, get 2 years worth of updates at best. However, iPhone owners will still be able to use navigation apps, like Apple Maps and Google Maps as well as Apple CarPlay. Apple's new Files app is going to be incredibly useful. On the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, image file sizes will be reduced through High Efficiency File Format processing.Apple has announced the HomePod smart speaker that integrates Siri voice interaction and adapts to its environment to ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:24

Apple has also designed the devices to be able to handle virtual reality processing and development, partnering with HTC to bring Vive to the platform. The company has launched a new product called the iMac Pro which it claims is the most powerful Mac it has ever made. Apple's MacBook Pro with 13-inch display will start at Rs 109,900 with Intel Core i5 processor, which is clocked at 2.3GHz and this is a dual-core one.

by | June 09, 2017 | 03:49

In fact, the Echo is already spawning insane siblings, such as the Echo Look and Echo Show , to take over every room in our houses. Amazon sells the main version of the Echo for $180; Google's Home speaker goes for $130. That's fair, given that you can use Siri to control certain smart home gadgets, tell you random info, and control your music. Siri is also getting an instant translation feature that many travellers will be excited about.

by | June 09, 2017 | 03:13

According to the reports, Qatar has been planning to give Kuwait's Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah the ability to "proceed and communicate with the parties to the crisis and to try to contain the issue". Hours later, Trump urged unity in the Persian Gulf during a phone call with Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud Salman. Marri said one infant with Emirati citizenship was banned from leaving the UAE with his Qatari mother when she tried to fly to Doha to visit her ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 03:00

Full list of SAE levels of automation, or autonomousness, available here. To be more precise, Honda is looking to achieve Level 4 automated driving capability by 2025, which is just a step behind Level 5 that has to do with completely driverless cars (as in no pedals and steering included), and on that road it will arrive with highly automated freeway driving by 2020.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:40

Motorola has announced several offers for people who pre-book the phone. The company also launched two new Mods- the Gamepad and TurboPower Pack along with the phone. The image was also just of the front of the device, showing a front-facing camera , home button with a fingerprint scanner likely to be built-in and a glass-covered front.

by | June 09, 2017 | 01:46

Apple is also working on a completely redesigned next-generation Mac Pro, which is separate from this product. Apple's all-in-one iMac has gone Pro with powerful new processors and graphics created to meet the needs of professional users.

by | June 09, 2017 | 01:54

This will also deepen the level encryption available in macOS, while a "space sharing" feature enables multiple file systems to share the same underlying free space on a physical volume. Then I'll publish an update to this first impressions review. The improved keyboard and the faster CPU options feel like a real step forward, although the system is still not quite as updated as we'd like.

by | June 09, 2017 | 01:19

No team has blown a 3-0 lead in the National Basketball Association. That certainly was the case in the final minutes Wednesday. Kevin Durant led Golden State with 31 points, Klay Thompson and Steph Curry added 30 and 25 respectively.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:29

Details on each edition can be found on the Fortnite pre-order page . Fortnite lets you team up with your friends to build a fortress and defend it against hordes of monsters. While others have tried this in the past, noone has gotten this egregious with their Early Access schemes. A Founders Pack is also available for all formats, granting access to the game from July 21st and more.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:53

Scott Persons , a palaeontologist at the University of Alberta, has asked himself these sorts of questions since he was a little boy. Today, thanks to a study of fossilised dinosaur skin published in Biology Letters , we may finally have an answer.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:15

Did Apple miss a trick announcing HomePod without demonstrating the vision? Siri also has a new screen in the Apple Watch which presents data and information that may echo earlier behavior at a similar time of day or the week. Detail was not exactly forthcoming on precisely what this represents, but demonstrations of the music playback quality of the device have already received a warm reception.

by | June 09, 2017 | 01:18

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry , left, and Kevin Durant talk in the final moments against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 . "Like Steph, he can get into a rhythm with his handles and his shot to where you just can't stop him". So, with all that said, let us all take a few steps out of the "hot take" environment to think about what we are really watching with these two teams.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:08

Shipping this December in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, the HomePod is a round, seven-inch home speaker created to outperform high-end wireless speakers and outsmart existing "smart" speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:55

A staff member explains Apple's new iPhone 7 to a customer at an Apple store in Beijing. But arguably the biggest addition in iOS 11 is drag and drop capability. If by chance, you don't understand anything, use the comments section below for help. You can also choose to switch off this feature and not make any automatic decisions.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:27

But how much more has changed since the first iPad Pro? A section of the two-hour presentation was dedicated to how Apple is turning the iPad Pro into a laptop. You can release as many incremental versions as you want without reseting the ratings. Here are all the details on what sets the new 10.5ins iPad Pro apart from its predecessor.

by | June 09, 2017 | 01:04

Why would a speaker need sheer computing power? David Limp, Amazon's Senior VP of devices and the person in charge of Alexa and the Echos , also said that he would like to see Siri and Alexa "talk to each other" and cooperate. This is very similar to Sonos' Trueplay feature, which similarly tunes its speakers to any room. Chief executive Tim Cook, referencing the company's iTunes service and iPod, said: "Just like portable music, we would like to reinvent home music".

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:37

Whilst the 21.5-inch version can hold up to 32 GB of RAM, the 27-inch version holds up to 64 GB of RAM. Among these outputs is Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C), of which the iMac Pro has four ports. He also added that we have thrilled to give developers and customers a sneak peek at iMac Pro . This refresh will make the new iMac really compelling for developers, especially those waiting for more powerful machines.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:26

Last but not the least, Apple also took the occasion to showcase its new MacBook line that now have more powerful specifications in the form of the latest Intel chips. With its incredibly thin and seamless enclosure, fast processors and storage and stunning Retina display, iMac sets the gold standard for desktops.