• May clings to power with DUP deal
May clings to power with DUP deal

The result will heap pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to resign, and many consider Rudd a potential Conservative leader. There could be changes elsewhere in the cabinet while nine middle-ranking and junior ministers, including Ben Gummer and Jane Ellison, lost their seats at the general election and will need to be replaced.

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  • Lions beat Crusaders 12-3 in 3rd tour match
Lions beat Crusaders 12-3 in 3rd tour match

The 22-16 loss to the Blues last Wednesday didn't do much to change the assessment of the team after the wobbly start against the previously unknown Provincial Barbarians , although the tourists had better control of the proceedings than they did in the opener.

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  • Amazon Prime Video Is Headed To The Apple TV
Amazon Prime Video Is Headed To The Apple TV

Companies developer conference typically showcases software improvements, but this time the company has come up with a lot of new hardware. "It put Apple TV at a big disadvantage", said Alan Wolk, lead analyst for TV industry publication TV [R] EV.

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  • SpaceX tries again to launch 1st recycled supply ship
SpaceX tries again to launch 1st recycled supply ship

The rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida shortly after 5 pm (2100 GMT). After 180 seconds of flight, rocket jettisoned first stage and second stage started its engine to deliver Dragon to designated orbit. The spectacular evening launch and landing are yet further evidence that SpaceX is attempting to make good on its promise of u...

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  • Fossil reveals prehistoric baby bird caught in amber
Fossil reveals prehistoric baby bird caught in amber

CT-scanning the fossil allowed researchers to digitally reconstruct the bones (bottom), and an artist to draw a reconstruction of what the hatchling may have looked like (right). The amber fossil was found in Myanmar and purchased by scientists from local amber hunters. Entombed in amber were details as fine as the hatchling's eyelid and th...

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  • Apps Can No Longer Use Custom Review Prompts; Apple Mandates Standardized Method
Apps Can No Longer Use Custom Review Prompts; Apple Mandates Standardized Method

For example, soliciting a review after a major feature-changing update is not possible if the user already rated the app a few months earlier. The App Review guidelines were updated this week to accommodate App Store policy changes and new rules for usage of frameworks introduced in iOS 11, like MusicKit.

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  • Man Utd & Arsenal To Swoop For Out-Of-Favour Chelsea Star
Man Utd & Arsenal To Swoop For Out-Of-Favour Chelsea Star

The Spain global then showed the exchange to fellow players. Conte didn't take the striker's response lightly, and he is said to have told Costa he does not feature in his plans for next season. Costa is still heavily linked with a move to China , but he is really not interested as he feels a move there would reduce his chances of playing for ...

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  • IOS 11 Will let You Text Siri Instead Of Speaking To It
IOS 11 Will let You Text Siri Instead Of Speaking To It

The HomePod speaker stands just under seven inches (18 cm) tall and is covered in fabric mesh that will come in white or gray. HomePod also has a 4-inch woofer that uses dynamic software modeling to eliminate distortion as the volume is cranked up.

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  • Chelsea being hung out to dry by Real for insane £78m fee
Chelsea being hung out to dry by Real for insane £78m fee

Although Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals for United last season, he suffered a serious knee injury against Anderlecht in the Europa League quarter-final and he's not expected to be back in action until the end of the year. Manchester United are set to up their offer for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata having seen on bid turned down already...

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  • Apple to introduce 'Do Not Disturb while driving' for iOS 11
Apple to introduce 'Do Not Disturb while driving' for iOS 11

Back in February of this year, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in an interview with The Independent that he was bullish about augmented as opposed to virtual reality. The device carries the same 12MP camera (with OIS) as the Apple iPhone 7 , with a 7MP FaceTime snapper. Money from these transactions can be stored in the Apple Pay Cash Card and transf...

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  • Garcetti says city will follow Paris Agreement goals
Garcetti says city will follow Paris Agreement goals

Demand for sustainable investing isn't likely to drop because the momentum on climate change action is "unstoppable", My-Linh Ngo, head of ESG investment risk at BlueBay Asset Management , tells the publication. And 51 percent of Republicans now also agree that states should act, up from just 34 percent four years ago. For instance, in response ...

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  • Trump punches back, accuses Comey of lying to Congress
Trump punches back, accuses Comey of lying to Congress

No obstruction", Trump said Friday. Mr Comey's testimony , at a hugely anticipated hearing that captured the country's attention, provided a gripping account of his interactions with President Trump and underscored the discord that had soured their relationship.

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  • Apple HomePod revealed as rival to Amazon Echo & Google Home
Apple HomePod revealed as rival to Amazon Echo & Google Home

Porter shoppable app for Apple TV launched a year ago already offers something like that, and Amazon itself is already exploring the notion of special shoppable films to be made with major advertiser partners . The chip does all the audio engineering - real-time acoustic modelling, audio beam forming and echo cancellation. It's hard to say w...

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  • Comey: I kept records on Trump because I thought he might 'lie'
Comey: I kept records on Trump because I thought he might 'lie'

Mr. Comey's testimony , it's worth noting, came a day after key intelligence officials refused to tell the committee whether the president asked them to shut down the Russian Federation investigation. In the Fox News article Trump retweeted, Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz argued that the president didn't obstruct justice in s...

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  • US intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts
US intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts

Trump reportedly asked Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and the head of the National Security Agency, Adm. Mike Rogers, to state publicly that there was no collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. I understand Dir. Comey's reason for not sharing that because of the changes and then he has to go back and tell pe...

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  • Pakistan becomes member of SCO
Pakistan becomes member of SCO

Xi said China attaches great importance to its ties with India and stands ready to work with the Indian side to enhance political mutual trust, link their development strategies, deepen practical cooperation and maintain coordination and collaboration in worldwide and regional affairs, so as to advance their strategic cooperative partnership in a s...

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  • Samsung QLED monitor awarded
Samsung QLED monitor awarded

The monitor has an unusual 32:9 aspect ratio which can be derrived from the 3,840×1,080 double full HD (DFHD) resolution. Well, Samsung has you covered with the brand new CHG90, which is an ultrawide 49-inch monitor with 1800R curvature that employs QLED Quantum Dot technology .

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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Feeling Blue
Samsung Galaxy S8 Feeling Blue

For the CPU, for instance, the Snapdragon 836 would crank things up to 2.5 GHz for the primary cores. Whether that's enough for any honest smartphone fan to truly notice is up for debate, but the GPU speeds could also rise to 740MHz with the new SoC (via SlashGear ).

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  • The iMac Pro is Apple's most powerful computer ever
The iMac Pro is Apple's most powerful computer ever

If you're looking exclusively for a machine to run your new HTC Vive, the iMac Pro may not be the best place to play. The 15-inch MacBook Pro will come with standard discrete graphics with more video memory . The display is 43 percent brighter at 500 nits to a more visually immersive experience. Despite Apple's use of Radeon Pro graphics...

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  • Nobody Wanted This, But Bubsy Is Officially Coming Back
Nobody Wanted This, But Bubsy Is Officially Coming Back

Accolade also said that this new game will mark the return for Accolade as a brand. Notably, the original publisher of the Bubsy games, Accolade, has made a return as well after becoming defunct following their last game Test Drive Off-Road 3 released in October 1999.

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  • IOS 11 Can Automatically Delete Unused Apps To Save Space
IOS 11 Can Automatically Delete Unused Apps To Save Space

The upcoming Android OS, dubbed Android O, will also have a similar set-up . With iOS 11, you should get much more than that. Maybe it's time for others to move on with them? Apple said this new feature will make typing on the go even easier.

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  • Apple reveals new HomePod, iPad Pro and upgraded operating systems
Apple reveals new HomePod, iPad Pro and upgraded operating systems

It's called " HomePod ." And it's meant to revolutionize the way we experience music ...and transform how we interact with our homes. This time, however, the voice-command is an improved version of Siri . This is very much, like Sonos' Trueplay feature , which similarly tunes its speakers to any room. Apple said all communications are encr...

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  • Apple HomePod vs. Amazon Echo: The similarities and differences, explained
Apple HomePod vs. Amazon Echo: The similarities and differences, explained

The announcement comes just days after Alphabet's ( GOOGL ) Google said that it would install a new ad-blocking tool on its popular Chrome browser beginning next year. The HomePod is a very Apple approach to the home hub. Well, it really is Apple's version of a smart home speaker. What Does All This Mean? By comparison , the ...

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  • Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't
Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief told senators that he created those records because he "was honestly concerned [Trump] might lie" about what was said in the encounters, in which the president had ensured the two of them would be alone.

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  • No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents
No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents

Billie Winner-Davis and her husband Gary Davis , parents of National Security Agency leaker Reality Leigh Winner, arrive at the US District Courthouse in Augusta , Georgia, June 8, 2017. She did not enter a plea in her initial appearance Monday. If Winner was that careless with top-secret documents, she definitely deserved to be caught, no ma...

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  • Climate decision could accelerate damage to Trump properties
Climate decision could accelerate damage to Trump properties

Even North Korea signed. North Dakota mayors are split on joining wider pacts to combat climate change - at least one says they're open to such a pact. According to news reports, there are about 30 mayors, three governors, more than 80 university presidents and more than 100 businesses who still want to honor the Paris climate accord .

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  • Activision teases
Activision teases "special Crash announcement" for E3 2017

Activision has announced full details of its E3 2017 plans, which include Call of Duty: WW2 , and Destiny 2 . The Airborne class will likely feature more of the submachine guns available in Call of Duty: WWII and may offer perks like Dead Silence which should make your footsteps quieter.

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  • Apple finally made it easy to share WiFi passwords
Apple finally made it easy to share WiFi passwords

This is annoying. Tap all you want - the easy Bluetooth toggle won't turn on. The iOS 11 is not yet available to the general public. So far only Apple developers have the new feature. The iOS 11 release date is set for fall 2017, and you can expect to see many more insane demos between now and then. That's not all for Maps , though...

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  • Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (TSM) Stake Lowered by Wedbush Securities Inc
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (TSM) Stake Lowered by Wedbush Securities Inc

Inc. increased its stake in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. The institutional investor owned 861,376 shares of the semiconductor company's stock after selling 153,484 shares during the period. This represents an increase of approximately 723% compared to the typical volume of 490 put options. After $0.54 actual EPS reported by Taiwan Semiconduc...

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  • Galaxy Note 8 reportedly launching in late August
Galaxy Note 8 reportedly launching in late August

Based on past experience, that should happen in August or September 2017 - either at a standalone Samsung Unpacked event, or the South Korean firm could make a return to the annual IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin. Thus, there is going to be a tough competition between Samsung and Apple, something that the whole tech world wants to witne...

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  • Apple Unveils HomePod to take on Amazon's Echo
Apple Unveils HomePod to take on Amazon's Echo

That leaves HomePod in a weird place. The Echo , released in 2015, and Google Home , released a year ago, were the first entrants in a promising market. The HomePod is a distillation of Apple's approach to technology, seen in everything from iOS to Siri . In December, Apple presented and published its first academic paper in artifici...

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  • Mexico, DiCaprio, Slim team up to help endangered porpoise
Mexico, DiCaprio, Slim team up to help endangered porpoise

On Wednesday, the Oscar victor announced that his foundation has teamed up with billionaire Carlos Slim's foundation and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to sign an agreement that will protect marine ecosystems in the upper Gulf of California.

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  • Warriors tune out 16-0 talk, focus on Cavs
Warriors tune out 16-0 talk, focus on Cavs

The Cavs not only didn't make the shots, but they didn't even attempt the shots they needed to take. With Golden State leading 116-113, Cleveland had a chance to tie the score, but LeBron James turned the ball over by stepping out of bounds.

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  • Stanley Cup finals: Rinne huge, Preds tie series
Stanley Cup finals: Rinne huge, Preds tie series

I think we've got to play determined. Desperation should probably still fall on our side here where we know we've got to win a game in Pittsburgh. "Could have had [different] results in both those games". "Those are your only two choices". This postseason, they rank first and second in Relative Corsi For percentage among the six Penguins defenders ...

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  • Chinese underground network selling Apple users' personal data busted by authorities
Chinese underground network selling Apple users' personal data busted by authorities

Chinese authorities have arrested 22 suspects including 20 employees from Apple's supply chain and vendors over accusations of stealing and underground data trading amounting to several millions of dollars. While it's not clear how many people's data was sold by the crooks, what is known is that they made 50 million yuan or $7.36 million by the tim...

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