Sci-tech

by | June 10, 2017 | 00:18

Trump spoke a day after Anthem announced it would not participate in the Obamacare insurance exchanges next year in OH, a potentially crippling blow to the healthcare system."Coal miners like Trump ...so do steel workers", Trump said.NPR's David Schaper is in Cincinnati near the Ohio River where the president spoke earlier today, and he's with us now.

by | June 10, 2017 | 00:48

The Democratic leader in the US House of Representatives said on Friday there was no question President Donald Trump abused his power in interactions with former FBI Director James Comey but she said it remained to be seen if he had obstructed justice.

by | June 10, 2017 | 00:23

Trump, who did not post on his Twitter account as Comey appeared before the Senate intelligence committee Thursday, sent a tweet at daybreak Friday. "I think if you take together his written and oral testimony together, he has now made a prima facie case of obstruction of justice ". He outraged Democrats a year ago with his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email practices, including the decision to publicly disclose the potential of new information 10 days before ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 01:21

May formally triggered the two-year Brexit departure timetable in March. Theresa May has until this date to put together a deal to keep herself in power, or resign. May, a 60-year-old vicar's daughter, is now facing questions over her judgement in calling the election three years early and risking her party's slim but stable working majority of 17.

by | June 09, 2017 | 23:41

The 30th seed was asked if she would be celebrating being a year older after her loss to the unseeded Ostapenko . And she will keep going from there. But Ostapenko has youth and abandon on her side. This year's tournament saw a quarter-final line-up without any former Grand Slam champions for the first time since 1977.

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:34

The new Siri will also give iPhone and iPad users personalized suggestions based on how they utilize the Safari browser and other standard Apple features. The camera quality is upgraded by the iOS 11 , and the High-Efficiency Image Coding and the High-Efficiency Video Coding allows users to capture quality video with a smaller file size.

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:11

Here's the gist of it: If the away team wins or "steals" a game during the Finals, we all win free Doritos Locos Tacos . If you're still smarting over the Cavaliers' loss to the Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, perhaps a free taco could help alleviate the pain.

by | June 09, 2017 | 20:22

APPLE is working with British authorities to provide important information on terror suspects. In March, a lone attacker rammed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer outside Parliament. PRESIDENT TRUMP IS CLEARING AWAY HIS TOYS IN preparation for a visit from some bigwig tech people who may be able to tell him how to turn off capitals when using Twitter and help him sort out the White House technology situation.

by | June 09, 2017 | 20:55

The MacBook Pro line was updated to Kaby Lake chips because they are faster and more power efficient, meaning more run time. While those who recently bought Apple's controversial USB-C MacBook Pro line are likely frustrated with the processor update to Kaby Lake, this rather quick hardware increase is hopefully a sign of a shift in strategy for the tech giant regarding the adoption of new processor technologies.

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:12

But Durant exploded for 14 in the fourth quarter, including a pull-up 3-pointer over LeBron James with 45 seconds left and the Warriors down 2. Quicken Loans Arena was popping. He too often deferred to teammates who hoisted bad shots or even crappier threes. Irving didn't let that happen in Game 3 . Overall, the Cleveland shot 44.4 percent from the field.

by | June 09, 2017 | 20:51

Most of the modifications Apple performs will be internal, and this seems plausible if you think about the external overhaul for MacBook Pros that happened in fall 2016. The new models start at $1,299 and go up to $4,199 . The $1,299 price point is attractive to power users, as that is the point where you'll start to pay for premium features like all-aluminum clamshells, and higher-than-full-HD screens, as well as more memory, storage, and power than budget and midrange laptops.

by | June 09, 2017 | 19:26

The Home Pod, Apple's Siri-voiced speaker, was unveiled this week, with a premium price tag - $350 - and Apple is playing up the privacy of the device. It is a minimalistic speaker covered by an all-around mesh and a smooth surface at the top that lights up when issuing commands to Siri . It's at the very expensive end of wireless speakers, and at the weaker end of the spectrum when it comes to smart home devices .

by | June 09, 2017 | 19:49

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI ) earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 6.6% over the last 5 years. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Pacific Crest given on Wednesday, April 26. As per Wednesday, April 19, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

by | June 09, 2017 | 19:45

Marc Kasowitz is responding to Mr Comey's Thursday morning testimony , in which the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director said President Trump urged him to drop the Flynn case. "He said, how about 6:30?" In his testimony, Comey said he did not know whether there are tapes of his conversations with Trump but said he hoped there were and that they should be made public.

by | June 09, 2017 | 19:33

Asked at a US congressional hearing why he was sacked, Comey said he did not know for sure. Comey's testimony should put an end to the media obsession with accusing President Trump of obstruction of justice. The February meeting was one of several one-on-one encounters that Comey said made him feel such intense discomfort that he felt compelled to document them in memos.

by | June 09, 2017 | 17:22

The decision by the world's second largest polluter to turn its back on commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will have consequences for everyone, but most especially for Africa's vulnerable poor. In today's world, countries and enterprises have woken up to the fact that it is in their own interest to cut their carbon pollution. They have realized that far from destroying the economy, domestic climate action produces real benefits in terms of job creation, poverty reduction and ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 18:31

Addressing Apple's digital assistant , you'll be able to say , "Hey Siri , play Busta Rhymes" "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See, '" and you'll be jamming. Apple has been attempting to build a niche for itself inside the VOD space for a good couple of years now. The new iPad Pro also comes with a better camera - the same one found in the iPhone 7 - along with more storage, a better display and faster refreshing of moving images.

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:49

The iMac Retina 4K 21.5- inch will now be available with AMD Radeon discrete graphics , with your choice of Radeon Pro 555 and 560 graphics cards and up to 4GB of dedicated VRAM. The newest member of the iMac family is a serious powerhouse. We have been waiting for a Mac Pro refresh for ages now and it seems that Apple has finally realized that it needs to introduce one, even though it is pretty late and the Microsoft Surface Studio has been out for some time now.

by | June 09, 2017 | 17:11

A lot of cool new features and products to look forward to for Apple users. Your iPhone 5 is about to become obsolete. Apple is positioning HomePod more as an audio device than a smart home interface, said Jonathan Collins, a research director at ABI Research .

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:53

The base 1.2GHz Core m3 model is still $1,299 (£1,249 or AU$1,899), while a 1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 is $1,599 (£1,549 or AU$2,349) and a dual-core Core i7 is $1,749 (£1,684 or AU$2,589). Even the much-neglected MacBook Air range gets a modest speed boost with a faster Intel processor - though the company barely gave it a mention.

by | June 09, 2017 | 17:09

Pan-Arab satellite network Al Jazeera was combating a large-scale cyber attack on its media platform, but all its entities remained operational, a company source said on Thursday. Qatari citizens living in any of the five territories have been given two weeks to leave. Al Jazeera's acting director general, Mostefa Souag, dismissed accusations that its reportage is pro-Islamist or that it amounts to meddling in the affairs of other Arab states.

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:48

There's a new Apple Music app to go with it. Third-party apps are getting integrated, so Nike can make you running apps and Shazam can auto-add songs to your library. This includes sharing music with other users right from the app. Control Center gets a host of improvements including a whole loads of buttons, albeit one that makes the UI look a bit crowded with bubbles of different sizes.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:14

Apple announced this week that it will soon add a new feature called " Do Not Disturb While Driving ", which will be part of its new iOS 11 , according to CNN Money . Originally spotted by Cydia Geeks, when enabled, the Offload Unused Apps feature will remove apps that you never use, while keeping their documents and data on your device.

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:56

The American Technology Council was formed on May 1st by a Trump executive order with the goal of forming a group to "transform and modernize" government information technology and digital services. Nonetheless, his interview also touched on President Donald Trump's latest decision of removing the US from the Paris climate accord, which Cook said was not in the best interest of the nation.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:18

It is the first new device Apple has announced in nearly three years. Users will be able to ask Siri to play songs and answer questions via the speaker. HomePod is around seven inches high and features a 7-tweeter array with beam-forming tweeters - each with its own driver. Apple "can't afford to yield valuable real-estate in the heart of people's homes to Amazon, Google and others", said Geoff Blaber, research analyst at CCS Insight.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:18

Right now there are three players in voice assistants: Apple , Google , and Amazon . Apple hosted its Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) this week where it debuted a host of updates such as: software features including an adblocking update to Safari; a new look App Store; plus a smart speaker HomePod; as well as additions to its desktop and iPad range.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:33

As for the J5, it will receive a 5.2-inch 720p display, similar to the resolution found on the J3, but will be an AMOLED display which is also found on the J7. "With the production imminent, the company had to decide to relocate the fingerprint scanning home button to the back of the device at the last minute".

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:18

With the addition of the new class, NASA has selected 350 men and women to train as astronauts in its almost 60-year history. The 2017 astronaut class was announced Wednesday by NASA officials and Vice President Mike Pence during an event at the Johnson Space Center in Houston .

by | June 09, 2017 | 14:26

Sent into the bowl first, Pakistan restricted South Africa to 220 runs for eight wickets in Group B day/night One-day worldwide. Miller, however, received good support from Chris Morris (28) and Kagiso Rabada (26) in stands of 47 and 48 respectively.

by | June 09, 2017 | 13:42

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir told reporters in Paris on Tuesday that Qatar must sever ties with Hamas and its historic parent, the pan-Arab Muslim Brotherhood. The wildest stories are circulating, for example that the amir is protected inside his own palace by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard. Kuwait has been mentioned as a possible mediator; the amir paid a 'brotherly visit' to Riyadh but there is no word of the outcome.

by | June 09, 2017 | 14:35

The Golden State Warriors are one win from a sweep, from revenge, from history. In Game One, the Warriors scored 35 points and in Game Two, they rang up 40. "He's 7-foot, can shoot over nearly anybody and has wonderful shooting touch, and he made a dagger 3". Would Kobe have taken that shot? "I'm hoping as the series goes on for me, get some more looks and be able knock 'em down".

by | June 09, 2017 | 13:44

It was the fastest year-on-year expansion since January this year, but still well below the 3% level targeted by the People's Bank of China. Producer price inflation (PPI), also known as factory gate inflation, grew by 5.5% from 12 months earlier, well below the recent cyclical high of 7.8% seen in February this year.

by | June 09, 2017 | 14:33

You can now open files that contain Dialog sheets. Microsoft is also improving the animations for new tabs in Edge, making things a little faster. On some PCs with enterprise configurations, you may not be able to open PDFs in Microsoft Edge on this build.

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:52

The same types of "Middle Stone Age" tools found with the Moroccan group, and dated to roughly the same period, have been found in several spots around Africa, but were previously thought to have been made by a different Homo predecessor. It's not 200,000 (years). "Our results challenge this picture in a number of ways", said Jean-Jacques Hublin of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany, who led the work.

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:49

Jan Dawson, chief analyst with Jackdaw Research, says the price is good for a high-end audio device. The company's Apple Pay system that consumers can use to buy stuff now will accommodate person-to-person payments. Apple's entry into the market could change that. That size offers room for a full-size keyboard, something the 9.7 inch model couldn't. The 12-inch MacBook is also expected to get an update, but it's unclear whether that would be a Kaby Lake chip.