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World leaders react positively to Emmanuel Macron's election win

The pomp of the ceremony, at the imposing Arc de Triomphe at the top of the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris , immediately helped lend a presidential air to the previously untested leader who fought and won his first election. She took 35 per cent of the vote. Macron, a former banker and economy minister, wants to strengthen the European Union and the eurozone in deeper ways than any major leader in Europe has dared in a generation. Read More »

Amazon's New Echo Show Gives Alexa a Touch Screen

The person you are dropping in on will also have the option to use voice call instead of video if they're not completely available. The 5-megapixel camera can be utilized as a video conferencing system between two Echo Show units. Like its brethren, the Echo Show is created to sit prominently in your kitchen, living room, or busier areas of the home. Seattle-based Amazon said the device is based on its Alexa technology. Read More »

Microsoft unveils Surface Laptop and announces PC deals with seven major manufacturers

It also has 128 GB of SSD storage. Microsoft has unveiled a new version of Windows 10 called Windows 10 S. This is Microsoft's answer to Chrome OS, and the new streamlined version of Windows 10 is being targeted mainly at students. The pre-orders for the laptop will begin today i.e., May 2 and the shipping will be started from June 15. The laptop starts at $999, the same as the MacBook Air, but much more than what iPads and Chromebooks go for. Read More »

Democrats call for independent investigation after 'Nixonian' Comey firing

After Comey informed Congress - in a now-infamous letter - that the FBI was reopening the investigation into Clinton's emails, Trump exulted in front of a roaring campaign crowd. North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in a statement, "I am troubled by the timing and reasoning of Director Comey's termination". Read More »

Tonne of energy going into India, says Apple CEO

Apple chief executive officer (CEO) Tim Cook had on Tuesday reiterated that his company looked at India as a huge opportunity and that is why it was putting "so much energy" there. A 17.5 percent jump in the company's services business - which includes the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay and iCloud - to $7.04 billion, boosted revenue. Read More »

Amazon unveils Echo smart speaker with built-in display

If you aren't ready to upgrade to an Echo Show , voice calling features will be rolling out to the full Echo lineup soon. This feature will be available for all previous Echo devices. Some criticized the look of the Echo Show when the leaked images hit the net. On Monday Microsoft said it worked with Samsung to build a call-enabled speaker featuring Cortana, the Seattle-based company's virtual assistant. Read More »

Samsung confirms 'new flagship' coming later this year


This is an increase of 3.22 trillion won ($2.85 billion), 48 percent higher than the profit for the same quarter a year before. After pressure from environmental groups including Greenpeace, Samsung committed to refurbishing and reselling some of the estimated four million Note 7 smartphones recalled from customers a year ago. Read More »

Amazon sweeps US market for voice-controlled speakers


The only catch is that both contacts have to have Alexa devices - you can't call a regular phone number. Today Amazon took the wraps off of its new Echo Show, a device with a 7-inch touchscreen. So far, Amazon doesn't have a comparable voice-recognition feature. The speaker on the $50 Echo Dot isn't as good, as it's meant to be used with speakers you may already own. Read More »

After Violence And Lawsuits, Ann Coulter Won't Be Speaking At Berkeley

A university spokesman says the school values the amendment but the group organizing the speaking engagement didn't follow proper procedure. The university is preparing a police presence out of concern that Coulter may still speak at the university's public Sproul plaza, a common site for protests and marches. Read More »

IPhone reports dip in sales ahead of 10 year anniversary

Analysts on average had estimated iPhone sales of 52.27 million, according to FactSet data. However, he said that expansion of 4G infrastructure in the country is a "huge opportunity for Apple ". Revenue was $52.9 billion versus $50.5 billion in 2016. "We highlight these facts not to be unduly harsh to Apple , but to indicate that the company has only partially emerged from the slump that hit it over the last fiscal year", the report quoted Neil Saunders, Managing Director of GlobalData ... Read More »

Research into largest dinosaur eggs ever discovered took decades to hatch


Recently the fossils were returned to China and permanently accessioned into the Henan Geological Museum . The Henan region of China has yielded a treasure-trove of dinosaur eggs over the years. However, because of Baby Louie's significance (an embryo representing a new species of rare dinosaur), researchers chose to wait until it was repatriated to China in 2013 to study it, Zelenitsky said. Read More »

SU history teacher explains the history of Cinco de Mayo

President Donald Trump eschewed a 16-year precedent this week and opted not to host a Cinco de Mayo celebration at the White House. That holiday is celebrated on September 16th. The French retreated though it would take six more years - and more battles - to convince the French to exit Mexico. Vazquez tells us that in the city of Puebla celebrates the holiday with a huge parade. Read More »

Read Chuck Schumer's Speech on President Trump's Decision to Fire James Comey

In March, Comey revealed that the agency is investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election and notably Moscow's possible collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign. U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warren of Virginia said "the only way this administration can begin to demonstrate a commitment to the rule of law, which has so far been sorely lacking, is to cooperate fully with the ongoing congressional investigations and to support the appointment of an independent special ... Read More »

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Now you can ask Alexa to show and tell

But it's still frustrating for Brits who want to get their hands on the new device. This may be the most expensive Echo Amazon has launched to date. The device is now up for pre-order on Amazon.com for the price of $229.99. For example, owners away from home can use the Alexa App to make a quick call or send a message to their family's Echo. Read More »

Microsoft swift to fix 'crazy bad' Windows Defender bug

However, they did not offer any other details regarding the vulnerability, due to obvious reasons of security. In a follow up Tweet Ormandy told his followers that a remote code execution attack " works against a default (Windows) install ", and that the attacker doesn't need to be on the same LAN to exploit this "wormable" (potentially self-spreading) vulnerability. Read More »

US space plane completes two-year secret mission, returns to Earth


They spacecraft is roughly a quarter of the size of the retired Space Shuttle at 29 feet long with a wingspan of 15 feet. The United States' unmanned Air Force X-37B airplane returned to the NASA Kennedy Space Center on Sunday, the 7 of May, however it woke up the majority of Floridans with the huge sound of a sonic boom it make upon doing so. Read More »

Google parent Alphabet's profit up 29% on strong ad sales

And the company's Other Bets division - which includes things like Google Fiber and Nest smart thermostats - saw revenue jump 48% to $244 million. The YouTube ad boycott by several hundred advertisers over spots that appeared with objectionable content on the service didn't hurt first-quarter earnings for parent company Alphabet . Read More »

Amazon just launched a totally new Echo speaker with a touchscreen

The difference is that the Echo Show features a screen, which allows users to make and receive video calls. And the virtual assistant market is certainly fertile soil for Amazon to continue harvesting, with eMarketer noting more than 35 million Americans will use a voice-activated assistant on at least a monthly basis in 2017 - a jump of almost 130 percent in the past year. Read More »

EPA Removes Climate Change Section of Website

A sea of protesters taking part in the People's Climate March swarmed in front of the White House to demand Trump rethink plans to reverse the climate change policies. Additionally, a page explaining how climate change works was also removed after staying on the site for almost two decades. Participants said Saturday that they object to Trump's rollback of restrictions on mining, oil drilling and greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants, among other things. Read More »

Depth Technical Analysis: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK), CONE MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP (CNNX)


About 6,998 shares traded. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Q2 2018 Earnings Forecast for Rice Midstream Partners LP (RMP) Issued By US Capital Advisors" was posted by Transcript Daily and is the property of of Transcript Daily. Therefore 100% are positive. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $17 target in Tuesday, August 2 report. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, July 15 by Goldman Sachs. Read More »

New dinosaur with feathers, beak revealed

At the time, paleontologists speculated that it might be a different giant therapod, such as Tyrannosaurus rex . The new species of giant oviraptorosaur is thought to be the largest dinosaur known that cared for its young in a similar way to modern birds. Read More »

PM Modi congratulates Emmanuel Macron, 'looks forward' to working with him


Hollande smiled and clasped the arms of his one-time economy minister as the two men attended a ceremony at Paris's Arc de Triomphe to commemorate victory over the Nazis in World War II. "She is from now on the strongest opposition force against Macron". Taking things across the French border, Nigel Farage, former leader of Britain's UKIP party and leading Brexit campaigner, said that Macron "offers five more years of failure, more power to the European Union and a continuation of open ... Read More »

Samsung Posts Biggest Quarterly Net Profit Since 2013 on Chip Sales

This, however, got compensated by the robust sales of its mid- to low-end devices, mainly Galaxy A7 (2017), resulting in slightly increased smartphone shipments. This is an increase of 3.22 trillion won ($2.85 billion), 48 percent higher than the profit for the same quarter a year before. But Samsung said on Thursday that it had made a decision to reject the proposal. Read More »

Google Researchers Find Wormable "Crazy Bad" Windows Exploit

The question is, though, if the existence of a critical flaw is disclosed shortly before Patch Tuesday, will Microsoft scramble to immediately close that hole or will the company sit on it and wait out the 90-day disclosure deadline? If no security update were released within three months, the researchers would publish the issue with details online, according to the Google Project Zero's policy. Read More »