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ICC Champions Trophy 2017

The South Africans, who lost to Pakistan by 19 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method at Edgbaston last night, will be desperate for a victory against India on Sunday to keep their hopes of making the semifinals alive. "We don't feel any pressure". To be fair, it would be a surprise if Pakistan manages to beat South Africa . "I think we can post a score of around 300, only if we apply ourselves properly with the bat and build a solid foundation", Afridi told the ICC's website. Read More »

Michigan-UNC, Duke-Indiana Headline Big Ten/ACC Matchups

Florida State is coming off a 26-9 season that included a win against Florida Gulf Coast in the NCAA Tournament. Louisville has received attention among many early top 25 rankings for next season. The Badgers will play the Cavaliers inside John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va., as one of the 14 scheduled games between the two power conferences. Read More »

For returning GOP Senators, it's healthcare reform crunch time


That's why members like Sen. "We wish it weren't this way, but the reality is that it will be a partisan exercise", said Marc Short, the White House legislative affairs director. Ron Wyden said Tuesday. Several federal employee organizations have continued to raise concerns about the potential impact on a merit-based civil service of a bill streamlining the disciplinary process at the VA, but those concerns no longer seem to be convincing enough to block enactment of those changes into ... Read More »

Militants in Philippines city dug in for protracted battle

However troops have also held back from troops have held back from indiscriminately bombing at the militants with newly acquired fighter jets and ending the urban insurrection in a day because the government has to assure the safety of civilians trapped in the fighting. Read More »

Georgia special election candidates to debate


Both candidates generally remained smooth and on-message, and they were given time to engage one another on issues such as campaign funding and health coverage. Voters in Arizona, Colorado, Maine and Washington previous year all approved ballot measures to raise the state minimum pay. Tens of millions of dollars flowed into Georgia not because of local issues but because it is a clear referendum on Trump. Read More »

London Police Arrest Another Attack Suspect


It was thought he was bound for Syria. British authorities faced mounting anger yesterday after police named the third attacker in the weekend terror assault in London, who Italy had previously flagged as a possible jihadist. It was not immediately clear how the three knew each other, but Collina said she recognized both Butt and Elkhdar as friends of her son. The neighbour said the road was cordoned off and went into "lockdown". Read More »

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

And, in fact, Trump's tweets are actually more important than the more formal statements coming out of his White House because they represent something much closer to what he believes on almost every issue. I understand it's a very narrow road I'm talking about. But while Spicer flaunted Trump's millions of followers, other White House officials have sought to delineate the difference between the tweets and official forms of presidential correspondence. Read More »

Apple HomePod Joins Amazon Echo, Google Home In Smart Speaker Arms Race

Consultancy company Strategy Analytics forecasts that the market for smart home systems, which comprises hardware, software, and services, will hit $90.0 billion in 2017 and grow to $155.0 billion by 2022. HomePod combines Apple-engineered audio technology and advanced software to deliver the highest-fidelity sound throughout the room, no matter where it's placed. Read More »

Disgruntled former employee kills 5 at workplace near Orlando


That woman had been hired after Neumann was sacked in April, so he probably did not recognize her and knew she was not a former co-worker, Demings said. A woman reacts after a deadly shooting Monday, June 5, 2017 , in Orlando, Fla . The active shooting was reported at about 8:03 a.m. Deputies arrived minutes later to find three men and one woman dead, Demings said. Read More »

New Kaby Lake iMacs arrive from Apple


As for the software running on all these machines, WWDC also saw Apple announce macOS High Sierra , the successor to last year's Sierra. The newest desktop by Apple has been developed under the legacy form factor of the iMac , but its internal architecture is tailored to meet the most demanding standards of performance. Read More »

On the Move: Tech Giant Apple Reveals Its New Homepod Speaker


The A8 chip is also responsible for painless pairing of your iPhone to the speaker - hold the iPhone near the HomePod and the two devices recognise each other and the speakers are ready to play music in seconds. Here's how Apple's HomePod compares to Amazon Echo . Google's $109 competitor, Google Home , offers similar options. The device also would be able to control music playback and home-automation devices with voice commands. Read More »

S&P 500 Hugs Flatline as Comey Talks Russia Interference, Discussions With Trump


Other legal experts said , however, that details surrounding the February 14 conversation could indicate that Trump meant to interfere with the Flynn probe. After Comey was sacked, Trump denied news reports that he sought to get the FBI to drop the investigation. Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, seized on Comey's affirmation that he told Trump he was not personally under investigation. Read More »

HomePod First Look: Hey Siri, What Took You So Long?


The Amazon Echo and Google Home now have a legitimate competitor from Apple . Apple seems focused on making the very best home speaker , particularly for people who use the company's Apple Music service. Members of the media photograph a prototype Apple HomePod during the annual Apple Worldwide Developer Conference ( WWDC ) in San Jose , California, U.S. Read More »

Apple will keep conversations with Siri and HomePod a secret

One of the most anticipated reveals was the new Apple smart speaker called the "Home Pod". The announcement made at the 2017 Apple , Worldwide Developer Conference , saw the Company roll out HomePod , a 7-inch tall speaker that has a retail price of $349, it will be available in Australia in December 2017. Read More »

Apple Announces New Hardware & Updates At WWDC 2017

The company also announced a new QuickType keyboard on iPad that gives quick access to numbers, symbols, and punctuation. Another feature making its debut in iOS 11 is person-to-person payment support via the Messages Apple Pay app. Read More »

Russian hackers 'planted false story' behind crisis between Qatar, Arab states

Federal Bureau of Investigation experts visited Qatar in late May to analyse an alleged cyber breach that saw the hackers place the fake story with Qatar's state news agency, the USA broadcaster said. Moscow had not responded to the reports on Tuesday night. " More work needs to be done", she said. "He said every country in the region has their own obligations and they need to live up to terminate their support for terrorism and extremism however it manifests itself anywhere in the world", ... Read More »

Apple introduces HomePod: A premium speaker with Siri

Through the Siri-powered speaker, you'll be able to ask questions bout thinks like basic reminders and local news along with being able to control music and audio playback. Onstage, Apple's worldwide head of marketing, Phil Schiller, described how the speaker analyzes the song it's playing and adjusts its output. HomePod will take on lower priced Amazon Echo and Google Home, which have had momentum in the arena of voice-controlled speakers capable of controlling smart appliances, ... Read More »

Apple unveils home music speaker featuring Siri support


As it stands now, it seems as if Apple is positioning the HomePod as an unbelievable speaker system first and foremost, in stark contrast to devices like Google Home and the Amazon Echo which tend to be positioned as intelligent voice assistants that just so happen to come with speakers. Read More »

Half support Trump travel ban

Pelosi was asked what Trump meant by his comments calling for the enforcement of a ban on travel to the USA from several Muslim-majority countries. Last week, the Department of Justice asked the Supreme Court to issue an emergency order to reinstate the travel ban. Read More »

WWDC17: Apple Unveils HomePod Powered By Siri


The speaker has the "power to rock the house", according to Schiller, and the aim is to make HomePod a voice-commanded assistant for news , messages, weather, traffic, home controls and more. For example, if Siri notices that you're reading stories about Iceland in the Safari web browser, it might begin suggesting Iceland-related news from the Apple News app. Read More »

HomePod, Apple's smart speaker, has finally arrived


Apple unveiled the HomePod at the WWDC 2017 . In other words, Apple is positioning it to take on Sonos in audio quality, while offering the smarts of the Amazon Echo , combining the two approaches in a single product. The company was expected to introduce iOS 11, the next version of the software that powers the iPhone and iPad. Amazon declined to comment on whether it will again sell Apple TVs. Read More »

Apple Introduces The HomePod Speaker and Home Assistant


For now, Siri can only translate spoken English into five other languages, while Google's service can work with more than 100 languages, but it's a start. The move is the first into a completely new area by Apple for more than two years as the world's most valuable technology company looks to make up for a dip in iPhone sales and new ways to get customers to use more of its money-making apps and services. Read More »

Police identify third suspect in London Bridge terror attack

Butt was seen as a heavyweight figure in al-Muhajiroun, whose hardline views made him potentially one of the most risky extremists in the United Kingdom, the sources said Tuesday. "A serious boy who was very good", Lambertini said outside her front door. The couple is thought to have split. Known as Abz, Butt was pictured lying dead wearing an Arsenal strip after cops gunned him and his two sick sidekicks down following the depraved assault on Saturday night. Read More »

Apple's New HomePod Looks Fine As Hell


Although Siri would likely be a centerpiece of a smart speaker from Apple , Moorhead said the device's design, colors and acoustics will also likely be focal points because the company has a long history of making elegantly designed products. Read More »

Apple Reveals HomePod Speaker In Effort To 'Reinvent Home Music'


HomePod wants to be the best of both worlds, without being that much more expensive than some of its key competitors: The Apple-made speaker will cost consumers $349, and ship in December in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. The retro-named HomePod has Siri built in, but Apple didn't lead with that or immediately present the new device as a stand-alone virtual assistant. Read More »

Asus, HP, Lenovo to Make Snapdragon Windows PCs


With the introduction of this, Qualcomm says that the Snapdragon 835 platform will offer a combination of PC form factor as well as maintain the features that you see on smartphones , including light weight, on-the-go connectivity, as well as a silent operation that is a rarity on larger devices like PCs. Read More »

Apple Introduces Echo Rival Home Pod And More At WWDC17

In that way, Apple is sticking to its normal playbook and focusing on consumers willing to shell out more cash - a strategy that can mean fewer sales but generally leads to greater profits. Apple's Siri assistant will be integrated into the $349 speaker, and can make music recommendations that pair with the company's Apple Music service, send text messages, check news and sports scores and control compatible home gadgets like lightbulbs and thermostats. Read More »

Apple reportedly adds simple Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11

Prior to iOS 11, users could only use one of the location access options provided by developers. The passengers can disable this DND feature. This so called "dark mode" has always been rumoured and could help to make looking the iPhone at night easier on the eye. Read More »

Fitzgerald: 'Law of the harvest' epitomized in reaction to Kathy Griffin


However, members of the GOP insisted that he was trying to threaten Hyde. Singer Demi Lovato, who's clashed with Griffin in the past, tweeted "I find it amusing when bullies play the victims ". Not so with Alec Baldwin . Instead, let us all please just ignore Kathy Griffin instead, it really shouldn't be that hard. Don't hold your breath. Read More »

Indian football team beat Nepal 2-0 for 7th consecutive win


Chhetri proved his match fitness by playing 86 minutes of and scoring the victor in Bengaluru FC's AFC Cup match against Maziya on May 31. Nothing other than a win on Tuesday will help sustain the celebratory mood, especially against a team that's ranked 69 places below them in the Federation Internationale de Football Association charts. Read More »

Lieberman: Trump Never Demanded Loyalty From Me During FBI Job Talks


I hope you won't either. Comey , who noted that he first met the then president-elect at Trump Tower on January 6, wrote in his opening statement that he then began document his nine one-on-one conversations with Trump . Comey stop investigating anyone, including suggesting that that Mr. Comey 'let Flynn go'". Comey added that he also found it "a very significant fact" that Trump had asked officials Vice President Mike Pence, Attorney General Jeff Sessions , and Trump ... Read More »