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Trump Friday Twitter: Vindicates self, proclaims 'Comey is a leaker!'

The ex-director's statement deepened questions about the basis for his May 9 dismissal and about whether Trump's actions constituted obstruction of justice . "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication", Mr Trump wrote , suggesting that Mr Comey, who was under oath at the hearing, had committed perjury. Read More »

Hallelujah! iOS 11 has a secret 'dark mode'

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Your iPhone will be able to detect when someone tells you money is owed in an iMessage and will pull up Apple Pay as a suggestion. With 110 keys, including a full number pad on the right side, the keyboard should serve the needs of those who really, really need as many keys as possible. Read More »

Erdogan urges lifting of blockade against Qatar

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Qatar must do more to crack down on support for terrorism but that the crisis must not disrupt action against the Islamic State group. Previously, the US had insisted the Qatar crisis wouldn't affect USA military efforts in the Middle East. Kuwait - which unlike most of its fellow Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members has not cut off ties with Qatar - has been leading efforts to mediate. Read More »

Siri Speaker, HomePod, Release Date: Apple Announces December Launch

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Like other smart speakers, audio information isn't sent to Apple's cloud until this voice command has been issued, Apple said. HomePod will be available for $349 (US) in white and space gray starting in December initially in Australia , the United Kingdom and the US.1 HomePod is compatible with iPhone 5s and later, running iOS 11 . Read More »

Cavaliers top Warriors to stay alive in NBA Finals

The Warriors withstood big games from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving , who combined for 77 points-the most scored by a duo in a Finals loss in National Basketball Association history. "I didn't know what happened, but I'm not going to be the one to say someone should not play, because you want everybody to be at full strength, right?" CLEVELAND (AP ) - Golden State's flawless postseason is over, the champagne corks still in their bottles. Read More »

Gorillaz just dropped a new single, 'Sleeping Powder'

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The clip shows frontman 2D playing the song on the piano, then embarking on a journey that takes him under water, to a bullfight, then to a field where trees walk near the foot of mountains. The not-to-be-missed, one-day-only Demon Dayz Festival debuts 10 June at Dreamland, a recently restored amusement park with 1920s fairground rides and interactive art installations, set in the British seaside holiday resort of Margate, UK. Read More »

Prime Minister Modi arrives in Delhi after Kazakhstan's historic visit

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It is expected that Russian President Putin would ask Prime Minister of Pakistan about the status of South-North Gas pipeline project and would also discuss how Pakistan and Russia can enhance bilateral trade. The Prime Minister also said that energy, education, agriculture, defence, security, minerals, capacity building, development partnership, trade and investment are the main drivers of the SCO. Read More »

Some States Review Election Systems for Signs of Intrusion

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In the process outlined by the leaked NSA document , hackers successfully tricked VR Systems employees into giving up their email login information and used it to gain access to company files. But they had not said how sophisticated and extensive the effort was or how it worked. Trump has denied any collusion. According to the report, just days before the election, likely on October 31 or November 1, the hackers posed as an employee of VR Systems, sending corrupt emails to 122 people, ... Read More »

Britain: May to form government with DUP

A stony-faced May, speaking on the doorstep of her official Downing Street residence, said on Friday the government would provide certainty and lead Britain in talks with the European Union to secure a successful Brexit deal. "To their critics they're a bunch of authoritarian, illiberal bible-bashers who are deeply sectarian and not the kind of party that anybody in Britain would ideally want holding the government, as it were, to ransom". Read More »

Subaru premieres the BRZ tS special series

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It's not the full-fat Subaru BRZ STI many fans have been hoping for. Subaru's American division has revealed not one, but two souped up versions of their two performance vehicles. Suspension upgrades include inverted front struts and rear double wishbone suspension with Bilstein dampers. This means the 2.0-litre four-cylinder boxer engine remains, producing 197bhp. Read More »

Meet Apple's Echo Rival, Homepod

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While Spotify and Google Play Music are good at offering tailored musical recommendations, their voice control is more rudimentary. The audio output quality is what, is being returned, and the Apple HomePod is comparable in this respect to the Sonos Play 1 , which makes it superior to the low-quality utterings of the Amazon Echo , and Google Home . Read More »

May: "I Will Now Form a Government"

Her speeches, often delivered to small , partisan audiences, were peppered with facile mantras - "strong and stable" overtaking " Brexit means Brexit" as the most exhausted phrase in Britain. The pound hit an eight-week low against the dollar and its lowest levels in seven months versus the euro before recovering slightly on news she would form a DUP-backed government. Read More »

Incredible iOS 11 Video Shows Stunning AR Demo

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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 . So thanks a bunch to Apple who have officially kicked us while we're down. That should help Apple reposition the iPad as a work device capable of carrying out all the usual functionality users want from their laptops. Read More »

SpaceX launches 1st recycled cargo ship

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The Dragon capsule for this mission was previously used in 2014 to carry supplies to the space station. This also leads to a faster recovery time for the Falcon 9 . SpaceX intends to refurbish and reuse the booster as the company streamlines its turnarounds between missions. Two minutes later, the solar arrays deployed to provide the spacecraft with electrical power. Read More »

Apple doesn't need your personal information to succeed

Apple-designed upward-facing woofer, paired with the custom A8 chip, enables bass management through real-time software modeling that ensures the speaker delivers the deepest and cleanest bass possible, with low distortion. Take a look at the HomePod's product page and you'll get an idea: The focus is on sound and speaker specs first and foremost, with nods to Siri and Apple's HomeKit smart home platform tucked underneath. Read More »

Mourinho looking for cut-rate Morata deal — Transfer Focus

Morata's agent, Juanma Lopez, confirmed his client's wishes, saying, "He doesn't want to go through another season like that". "If it were up to me, I would tell him to look for [a team] where he can play, where they value him more". Fellow #english premier league club Everton's prolific striker Romelu Lukaku had been the other option but according to most reports, the striker is set to join the league champions Chelsea this summer. Read More »

Apple Unveils New iOS for Next-Gen Smartphone

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On the minus side, Facebook and Twitter integration in particular has been very useful for apps that use the social networks for federated login: expect to have to spend a bit more time typing in passwords once iOS 11 drops. Until the latest iOS version, we've had to suffer from the volume box that's too in-your-face when summoned. You could release the best app ever and accumulate a host of reviews and fantastic ratings, but when the time comes to upgrade your app to add in new ... Read More »

Apple is finally fixing the iPhone's annoying volume box

There's no other reason for normal folks like us to care about techie things like the WWDC - which stands for World Wide Developers Conference. These newer 64-bit iDevices running iOS 11 will also lose their ability to run older 32-bit software, something Apple has been warning developers about for almost a year. Read More »

Mobile to carry new Apple iPad Pro models next week

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Of the new features, the Do Not Disturb while driving features has been designed "to help users stay more focused on the road". In the USA, safety bodies claim around one quarter of all road collisions are the result of drivers using a mobile phone behind the wheel. Read More »

IOS 11 Automatically Deletes Unused Apps

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The new guidelines , updated to accommodate App Store policies that will go into effect when iOS 11 is available , will require app developers to begin using Apple's official in-app rating interface instead of their own custom prompts. Read More »

Branson calls Trump 'naive' for exiting Paris climate accord

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Smokestacks emitting greenhouse gases. "And what I hear from people over and over again is they want this council, this government, to take every step it possibly can at the local level to fight the effects of climate change and reduce our carbon footprint", he says. Read More »

Apple won't let apps annoy you with their own review prompts anymore

It's worth noting that Apple has enforced a full ban on Pepe, who doesn't appear in any apps, or iMessage sticker packs themed around memes. A Redddit user named MrSnrhms on Thursday posted a screenshot of a response from a member of Apple's App Review Board, saying that the app violated Apple's guidelines . Read More »

New Apple iPad rolled out at WWDC 2017

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This week's WWDC keynote showed off an Apple Watch syncing data with gym equipment to demonstrate some of the new features coming in WatchOS 4. By introducing the iOS 11 update that brings a lot of new features for iPhone and iPad, Apple has buried 32-bit apps. Read More »