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US says Raqqa fight will 'accelerate' as IS loses in Iraq

Gen. Stephen Townsend, the commanding general of Operation Inherent Resolve , which is targeting ISIS in Iraq and Syria. At the northern front, Silo said: "Members of the Liwa Thuwar al-Raqqa (Raqqa Revolutionary Brigades), affiliated with the Free Syrian Army (FSA) advanced and entered the first neighborhood from the northern side of the city". Read More »

Apple's big 5 announcements at WWDC

Apple is finally making it easier to type on the go. The company is casting Siri as a music connoisseur that will learn and cater to the tastes of the HomePod's owners, as well as answer questions about the songs as they are played. But it's also possible that the HomePod could expose Siri as less capable than Amazon's Alexa, Google's Assistant and Microsoft's Cortana, Blaber said. Read More »

Microsoft to bring OneDrive support to iOS 11 Files app

Every year, Apple launches a new iOS operating system on their iPhone and iPad devices. Apple is set to introduce a new iPhone feature created to prevent distracted driving by blocking notifications while owners of such phones are behind the wheel. Read More »

Apple will finally sell 'made in India' iPhones

But on iOS 11, there's a new program called Files , which acts a lot like the Finder on a Mac . Siri can now even translate English words and phrases into Chinese, French, German, Italian or Spanish. You'll then be able to put money onto an Apple Pay Cash Card (a bit like a PayPal account), which can be used for further Apple Pay payments, or just transfer the money back into your account. Read More »

Apple reinvents home music with HomePod

Although that product came out after other smartwatches hit the market, it quickly outshone competitors, according to industry research firms. Apple also unveiled the high-end iMac Pro coming in December starting at about $5,000. But it's a lot cheaper than the iPhone, which starts at $649 and is now the main way people access Siri . Intelligent tracking prevention, blocking and tracking using machine learning. Read More »

Siri in your living room: Apple unveils $349 HomePod

The trend-setting company also is putting new twists on existing products as it delves deeper into virtual reality and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smarthphones, he said. Read More »

III Apparel Group, Ltd

The stock of G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIII ) earned "Hold" rating by Brean Capital on Tuesday, August 4. G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. Analysts await G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website . State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its stake in G-III Apparel Group by 1.7% in the first quarter. Read More »

X-37B spaceplane to get lift from SpaceX


The Air Force is preparing to launch its secret X-37B spaceplane aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket later this year, the service said June 6. SpaceX did not provide a comment on the news. Air Force missions are not included on previous booster variants. "The mission will carry the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Advanced Structurally Embedded Thermal Spreader (ASETS-11) to test experimental electronics and oscillating heat pipes in the long duration space environment". Read More »

WWDC: Apple Unveils WatchOS4, Features Siri Integration and New UI

Some are hoping it may come with a store to download Watch faces directly from, but that's unlikely, as we reckon that if Apple was going to add such a feature it would have done before now. This new update includes Watchfaces that can change depending on the time. The watchOS Activity app also delivers user-specific coaching to help users complete their daily workout goals. Read More »

Valve Adds Support For MacOS To SteamVR Developer Beta

At the end of the event, Apple confirmed two separate macOS High Sierra betas that users can try. Thankfully enough, those wonderful backdrops can now be downloaded by anyone. This may all sound a bit techy, but the bottom line is that this will make your Mac feel a lot faster, while also being more secure. A whole new Photos app for all the Photogenics out there. Read More »

Brake welcomes new 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature for iPhones

Even though Apple has slowly and perhaps reluctantly increased the available storage tiers on the iPhone , running out of storage space remains a frustrating reality that many users still have to contend with. The feature comes after the National Safety Council found that 67 percent of Americans felt "at risk" because of others' use of technology while driving, according to a survey from March 2016. Read More »

IOS 11 Update Will Bring Camera Improvements To iPhone

Apple also previewed its upcoming iOS 11 , which will include such advancements as Multi-Touch Drag And Drop to move files from one app to another. Apple's "True Tone" display will dynamically adjust the white balance4 of the display to match the light around the user for a more natural viewing experience. Read More »

Sony teases "big announcements" for Japanese games at E3 2017

I don't think it is going to move to a two-year cycle. The sales momentum supports analysts' view that Sony is in a good position to build an early lead in the high-end VR headset race with its more modest price tag and by tapping the almost 60 million users of its flagship PlayStation 4 console . Read More »

Rebellion Announces New Game - Strange Brigade


There, Strange Brigade will task players with uncovering some mysterious lost civilizations, hunting through tombs and taking on enemies along the way. Sniper Elite and Zombie Army Trilogy dev Rebellion has announced Strange Brigade , a "rip-roaring" third-person co-op adventure set in the 1930s, with more than a whiff of British colonialism about it. Read More »

Ireland Just Elected An Openly Gay Man Its Next Prime Minister

Mumbai , As the Indian origin Leo Varadkar today won the leadership race of his party for Ireland's Prime Ministership, there was late night celebration in the family thousands of miles away in suburban Borivali here. "If my election as leader of Fine Gael today has shown anything, it is that prejudice has no hold on this republic", he said to loud applause after his victory was announced in Dublin . Read More »

Biggest Apple announcements at WWDC 2017


The iMac Pro is a matte gray 27-inch computer that Apple says is the most powerful Mac it's ever made. An introduction of the new watchOS 4. Apple's World Wide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) usually emphasizes apps and software, but Monday's event unveiled a couple of hardware offerings. Read More »

Apple unveils HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo and Google Home

This bigger 10.5-inch display has a faster refresh rate that will make it more responsive to Apple Pencil input and in general. These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way personal computers and smartphones became moneymaking machines in previous decades. Read More »

HomePod: Apple's first new product in years

The Siri digital assistant has been updated to understand more spoken requests focused on music, he added. Being an Apple smart speaker, the close integration with Apple Music is perhaps entirely expected. Apple is optimistic that the iPhone 7 Plus will continue to spur growth, though interest in the iconic device has been on the wane after recent smartphone launches from a slew of Android phone manufacturers led by the likes of Samsung, Google and Huawei. Read More »

ISIS takes credit after Iranian parliament and shrine attacked in coordinated incidents


The semi-official ISNA news agency said all entrance and exit gates at parliament were closed and that lawmakers and reporters were ordered to remain in place inside the chamber during the siege. The shrine is about 20 kilometres from the Iranian Parliament and contains the body of Khomeini, who led the Islamic revolution in 1979. The Foreign Office has strongly condemned in a statement on Wednesday the terrorist attack in Iran which has so far killed 12 people. Read More »

Apple introduces watchOS 4 at WWDC with new Siri-powered watch face


Finally, users will be able to sync the fitness data the Apple Watch collects with compatible NFC-enabled gym gear by simply bringing the wearable next to it. The update is a substantial release for existing Apple Watch owners but it wasn't accompanied by any new hardware for people not yet bought into the ecosystem. Read More »

Apple teases upcoming Space Gray iMac Pro, 'the most powerful Mac ever'


Double the amount available on the previous generation. Graphics will get a bump too. "With all these high-performance technologies, this iMac Pro is going to be an awesome workstation". The big dog, the 15” MacBook Pro , gets faster graphics options and a base price of $2,400. With the APPLE WATCH operating system, the company demonstrated changes including a new SIRI watchface that uses the voice assistant to suggest directions, show calendar items and generally predict what you will ... Read More »

Steam Greenlight Closes In Preparation For Steam Direct Launch


Titles that miss the mark will need to go through Direct from June 13 and on. A new post on Valve's Steam blog confirms that Greenlight has turned red and that no new game submissions are being accepted. "Steam Greenlight launched ... at a time when we realized that we weren't able to predict which titles players were really interested in", wrote Knoll. Read More »