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S. Korea will not change THAAD agreement with USA, security adviser says

The missiles are the fourth new missile system North Korea has disclosed and tested this year, sending a defiant message that it will continue to pursue a weapons program that has rattled its neighbors and Washington . The council convened after North Korea launched what were believed to be surface-to-ship cruise missiles into the East Sea on the morning of June 8. Read More »

British PM May reaches deal with Northern Ireland party

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She also has to face a rejuvenated Labour Party under Leader Jeremy Corbyn , who picked up 31 extra seats and also firmly rejects her Brexit plans. 'Her coalition of chaos with the racist, sexist, homophobic, sectarian, DUP can't stand. He said: "She is putting that at risk with a sordid, risky distasteful deal". Read More »

Apple debuts awaited 10.5-inch iPad Pro, updated 12.9-inch model

The new feature would send a prompt to nearby iOS devices on a given Wi-Fi network whenever a new one tries to connect. Conversations can also be organized by the amount of storage space they use, and then be manually deleted. If you are looking to bring stylish transitions to your own projects, try scrubbing over the transitions of " Any Given Wednesday", breaking down the techniques used to move from one sequence to the next. Read More »

Trump Says He Is '100%' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey

William Brangham has the story. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Conaway, a Texas Republican , and Representative Adam Schiff of California, the top-ranking Democrat , announced after the news conference they have asked the White House to produce any recordings or memoranda that might exist of Trump's conversations with Comey. Read More »

Oil prices fall with rising global glut concerns

Crude oil prices have been depressed for much of the last three years because the supply of oil in the market is simply more than the demand. Prices initially surged on Monday before settling lower as the spat was seen having a limited impact on oil supply. Read More »

All the big announcements from Apple's WWDC 17

It's also the place where you can customize your favorite apps and see those apps you've used the most - including those on iPhone and Mac when applicable. AA president Edmund King added: 'More than half of young drivers can't bring themselves to turn off their mobile phones before driving. That means you'll soon be able to watch Amazon's shows and movies on Apple TV to your heart's content. Read More »

Apple gives Siri a extreme makeover before launching iOS 11

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This means users now have the option to blast high-quality music files straight from their iPads and iPhones. Apple previewed new features for Mac laptops and desktops, including a new photo managing and editing app, and a new file system that should speed up the devices and improve privacy. Read More »

India Just Launched Its Heaviest & Most Powerful Rocket Yet

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In addition to the new GSLV-Mk III, India has two rockets - Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and GSLV-Mk II, capable of lifting into space 2.5 tons of cargo. It's hoped the rocket will carry humans to space in future manned missions. For anything above the aforementioned weight, ISRO had to seek help of foreign launch facilities. Read More »

Apple Announces New and Improved iPad Pro

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On one hand, the iMac Pro looks awesome. Without doubt the stunner of the show, the Apple iMac Pro is a beast of a machine that is stuffed with the latest hardware, including up to an 18-core processor at the top-end. But that's going to change with the iMac Pro , which was announced at WWDC this week and launches in December. And game giant Valve is bringing the Steam VR SDK to Apple. Read More »

Iran has sent five planes of food to Qatar: airline

Iran's flag carrier is flying vegetables to Qatar after Arab nations cut land, sea and air routes to the energy-rich Gulf nation. That's created chaos across the Sunni Gulf nations, whose citizens regularly intermarry and conduct business across countries sharing long historic and cultural bonds. Read More »

Amazon Prime Video coming to Apple TV & TV app later this summer

Cook singled out Amazon's unique content such as Transparent as something Apple TV users have to look forward to. He also spoke briefly about the TV app, which is now supporting channels with video content from 50 partners. Amazon Prime TV will integrate with the TV app. Apple didn't provide an exact launch date of the Amazon Prime Video app at the event. Word of Amazon Prime Video arriving on Apple TV was leaked in early May 2017, but nothing was set in stone. Read More »

Defence minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

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The success in the recent poll reportedly took even its own supporters by surprise and they have enough seats now in the Parliament to deny the Conservative a majority. The DUP statement put Downing Street on the back foot, prompting a carefully worded response in the early hours of Sunday. May had called the snap election with a view to increasing the narrow majority she had inherited from her predecessor DavidCameron. Read More »

London Bridge attack: Images released of terrorists' fake explosive belts

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A police officer responding to the London Bridge attack has described for the first time how people fled screaming and the injured were left lying bleeding on the pavement. Details emerging since the attack point to plans for a large-scale assault. Butt originally tried to rent a 7.5-tonne box truck. He rented a different van later that evening. Read More »

Apple reportedly bans Pepe the Frog game from App Store

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If you've used iOS apps before, there's a good chance that you have been prompted to rate and the review the app. The developer, whose post was first noticed by Motherboard , received a rejection letter from Apple saying "your app contains images and references to Pepe the Frog, which are considered objectionable content ". Read More »

Amazon's Prime Video app is coming to Apple TV

Worse, Apple had nothing else to say about the Apple TV until, again, later this year . Specific release timing beyond " later this year " wasn't confirmed. The standoff led Amazon to stop selling the Apple TV on its retail site in 2015, as Recode noted . Amazon and Apple declined to comment on how their differences have affected customers. Read More »

Apple Unveils New and Updated Notebook

It has up to 3.6GHz Turbo Boost option for configuration as well, and comes with 256GB SSD storage , and there's a Force Touch trackpad. Another product line that received updates at WWDC 2017 was the Apple iPad . But according to TechRadar , with the Kaby Lake processor, it should afford a longer battery life . All the new iMac models also get a brighter display - claimed to be 40% brighter than older models with up to 500 nits of brightness. Read More »

India win toss, choose to bowl against South Africa

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South Africa skipper AB de Villiers, who is nursing a hamstring injury, will undergo fitness Test ahead of their penultimate Champions Trophy group clash against India to be held at the Kennington Oval on Sunday. But he would not hang about as his poor form in the tournament continued and he was run out as South Africa tried to sneak a single. David Miller came in and lasted only three balls after he was run out in a comical mix-up. Read More »

Device Opens Its Doors to Amazon Prime Video

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Tim Cook said little more than Prime is coming later in the year. It's official: Amazon Prime Video is coming to Apple TV. It isn't yet clear if Amazon Prime Video will be integrated into the TV app on tvOS, or come only as a standalone app. Read More »

You'll now get fewer annoying review prompts on your iPhone and iPad

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Kaspersky has a free Safe Browser app for iOS, but it is mainly for people who don't use Apple's built-in Safari browser and has limited effectiveness. And Android users who download apps only from Google's Play Store should also be safe from ransomware. One of the most annoying things about iOS gaming is the prompt to review apps. Read More »

British PM May's statement in Downing Street

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The British province's largest party was among the most enthusiastic cheerleaders for Brexit and wants Britain to leave the EU's customs union, but its manifesto focused heavily on maintaining the benefits of membership. Even though the gap between the Conservatives and Labour narrowed during the campaign, polls had generally predicted that the Conservatives would win a majority of votes. Read More »

Is Apple's New HomePod Speaker Everything You Want It to Be?

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And if you're not a developer, Apple also has something called the public iOS Beta Program, and if you own an Apple device that supports the new iOS, you qualify for a preview. The enormous dock provided by iOS 11 can be filled with numerous apps and can be swiped bottom-up if you have to switch apps. The new feature was spotted by 9to5Mac, which says that the devices need to be close to each other and unlocked for the feature to work. Read More »

IPad Pro 10.5 vs 12.9: What's the difference?

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Furthermore, Files will also support drag and drop , which could come in handy for quickly copying e-mail attachments into a specific folder. As MacRumors points out, this could also help iOS 11 users preserve battery life by lessening the amount of time location services are active. Read More »