Author: 0 Comey to Congress: President Trump told him "I need loyalty"

For weeks, Washington has braced itself for the first public comments by the former F.B.I. director since he was unceremoniously fired by President Donald Trump last month. According to the document, Comey first volunteered the information during a January 6 meeting at Trump Tower. "He said he was considering ordering me to investigate the alleged incident to prove it didn't happen", Comey wrote.

Research United States tells UN rights forum to remove 'chronic anti-Israel bias'
Author: 0 United States tells UN rights forum to remove 'chronic anti-Israel bias'

She added that she hoped "it will be a new day at the Human Rights Council when it comes to Israel". He said US President Donald Trump and Haley "have changed the discourse" at the UN. In a brief address earlier, Haley urged reform of the 47-member body, criticized its " chronic anti-Israel bias" and said "no human rights violator" should be allowed a seat.

Author: 0 Apple Releases Faster, Brighter iMac (mid-2017)

The updated iMac is available to buy in Apple Stores starting on Wednesday, June 7. With the rumor of Apple launching new iOS, Siri Smart speaker, and Magic keyboard at the Word Wide Developers Conference 2017, speculations are high about the company to launch new iPad Pro and MacBook Pro .

Research Global growth headed for six-year high - OECD
Author: 0 Global growth headed for six-year high - OECD

The world economy is projected to grow 3.5% this year, the Paris-based think tank said in its semi-annual Global Economic Outlook report. The OECD predicts United States growth of 2.1% this year and 2.4% in 2018, down from its previous forecast of a 2.4% increase in United States growth this year and 2.8% for 2018.

Author: 0 Qataris banned from Qantas flights to Dubai

Asked if Trump's tweets are good for US foreign policy, Nauert quoted Tillerson, who said Trump had his "own unique way" of communicating and that it seemed to serve him "well". "Clearly, Qatar is nervous about the new hard-line policy emanating out of Washington and Riyadh and is reluctant to be dragged into a military confrontation with the giant [Iran] across the Gulf", he said.

Research Hawaii becomes first in country to join with Paris agreement goals
Author: 0 Hawaii becomes first in country to join with Paris agreement goals

In a statement they say Trump's announcement undermines a key pillar in the fight against climate change [and is] out of step with what is happening in the United States. -Mexico border. Carvalho said climate change can not be ignored. As for Paul Bailey, the president of the coal lobbying organisation American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, he said, "Meeting President Obama's goal would have led to more regulations, higher energy prices, and dependence on less reliable energy ...

Research This is us: Earliest fossils of our species found in Morocco
Author: 0 This is us: Earliest fossils of our species found in Morocco

The doctor turned the skull over to scientists. But the more dramatic discovery is where they were found. Hublin referred to the discovery expanding what we think of as the human race's "Garden of Eden" where we evolved into the species of today, from a location in sub-Saharan East Africa to a wider region: "I would say the Garden of Eden in Africa is probably Africa - and it's a big, big garden".

Author: 0 Apple reveals new HomePod, iPad Pro and upgraded operating systems

The 21.5-inch iMac will start at $1,100 and the 4K 21.5-inch model will be available at $1,300. AMD has a new client and probably the biggest client till now. Apple iMacs are getting a worthwhile refresh with brighter screens and bumped specifications across the board including faster processors and graphics.

Author: 0 Election day ahead: Parties in final push for votes

Labour has successfully painted the election as a choice between two visions of society, promising to govern "for the many, not the few". Following attacks in Manchester and London that killed 29 people, voters are anxiously aware of the threat the country faces from global terrorism, and demanding to know why authorities failed to apprehend suspects whose extremist leanings were well-known.

Author: 0 Dexcom Inc (NASDAQ:DXCM) Move as Institutional Investors' Sentiment Increased

Northcoast Research reissued a "buy" rating on shares of DexCom in a research note on Wednesday, March 1st. The rating was upgraded by BTIG Research on Monday, October 31 to "Buy". When considering if perhaps the stock is under or overvalued, the average price target is $90.80 which is 27.5% above where the stock opened today. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink .

Research Uber moves to repair tainted image with 20 firings, 1 hiring
Author: 0 Uber moves to repair tainted image with 20 firings, 1 hiring

At the time, Uber brought in some big names, including Arianna Huffington and former USA attorney general Eric Holder to help with the investigation. Uber is in turmoil after allegations of sexual harassment were raised by a former employee earlier this year.

Research NASA to launch first mission to the sun in 2018
Author: 0 NASA to launch first mission to the sun in 2018

The "mission will revolutionize our understanding of the sun ... ultimately providing humanity with the closest-ever observation of a star", NASA said in a news release about the Parker Solar Probe mission . The announcement was made during a ceremony to honour Dr Parker, a professor emeritus at the University of Chicago . As the source of all of the solar system's energy, the sun emits charged plasma in the form of magnetism and radiation that could harm people on airplanes and ...

Author: 0 Apple announces smart speaker HomePod to rival Amazon Echo and Google Home

The pricing of Apple's device was shared at the conference in comparison to both smart home speakers as well as premium audio speakers. Rumors have finally been put to rest around Apple's new Siri-powered smart speaker after the Cupertino device and software giant unveiled its HomePod that will start retailing at $349.

Author: 0 Apple unveils HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo and Google Home

The device was previewed on stage Monday at WWDC , Apple's annual developer conference in San Jose . The crowd cheered in California this morning, when Apple announced HomePod , a new smart speaker armed with Siri, the company's virtual assistant.

Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple jumps into augmented reality with ARkit development platform

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, fetching content from the internet and more . Control Center packs such tools now in a single view, which you can get to with an upward swipe gesture. Amazon had introduced its Echo in 2014, and Google started shipping its competitor, Google Home, last year.

Author: 0 New MacBook and MacBook Pro get Kaby Lake refresh

Add 802.11ac Wi-Fi to the mix alongside a decent fibre internet connection and you're guaranteed rapid-fire download and upload speeds. And because the Slim Combo was built to support any way you want to use your iPad Pro , it even gives you a safe place to store your Apple Pencil so it won't get lost.

Author: 0 Here's our first look at Apple's new HomePod smart speaker

The big reveal today at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose was the unveiling of the company's much anticipated standalone Siri speaker device officially called "HomePod". Adding a smart speaker into people's homes creates a further touch point for consumers and a valuable gateway to Apple services. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smartphones, he said.

Author: 0 Apple's iOS 11 Storage Tools: New Ways to Help You Save Space

Apple's new iMac Pro features a Space Gray variant, a unique design that the tech firm is rare to take. Apple's vice president of Hardware Engineering John Ternus says, "This will be our fastest and most powerful Mac ever, which brings workstation-class computing to iMac for the first time".

Author: 0 Why iOS 11 makes iPad awesome all over again

Apple is taking some exciting steps into the worlds of augmented and virtual reality. Like devices by Amazon and Google , Apple's HomePod speaker can respond to questions and control smart home gadgets such as lights. With the hard experience of the iPod Hi-Fi a decade ago will Apple have learnt its lessons or will HomePod repeat those same mistakes? Using such a device while moving is generally forbidden, but each year many motorists ignore this rule.

Research Uber hires Bozoma Saint John away from Apple
Author: 0 Uber hires Bozoma Saint John away from Apple

Saint John is joining during intense scrutiny of Uber after an ex-Uber engineer published a blog post four months ago in which she said she had repeatedly complained about sexual harassment at the ride-hailing company. But Saint John knows Uber is in a tough situation. "The beauty of a new role is sort of [my ability to] define it", Saint John told Recode .

Research Shocking! Zookeepers feed live donkey to four tigers in China
Author: 0 Shocking! Zookeepers feed live donkey to four tigers in China

The shareholder was going to sell some of the zoo animals, including the donkey, when he was stopped by security personnel, South China Morning Post reported. Big Cat Rescue, a Florida-based animal rescue sanctuary, has accused China's Harbin Siberian Tiger Park for selling tourist packages that allow visitors to feed live chickens and cows to their tigers .

Author: 0 Apple announces new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, refreshes 12.9-inch model

It will also introduce a new, default file system that will be able to speed up processes like moving or duplicating files even with the same computing horsepower. Last year, we saw Siri come to macOS, improved Messages (with stickers!), and improved continuity between Apple laptops and mobile devices .

Author: 0 Amazon Alexa To Beat Siri

According to the leaked information, Apple is really struggling to get the home key integrated inside the display; yields for working units are disappointing, apparently. With Siri most widely used on iPhone , Apple risked missing out on the daily, at-home tasks consumers increasingly use Echo or Home for - reminders, calendars, music.

Author: 0 Apple Adds iMac Pro as Other Macs Get Performance Upgrades

Apple kicked off its annual three-day developer conference by unveiling a smart speaker, a new iMac Pro, a major deal with a rival and its first attempt at taking on Venmo. The new iMac Pro will be released in the United Kingdom in December 2017 , starting at $4999 US. The keyboards both have the same layout and offer the same amount of key travel, but the newer version of the keyboard has a slightly more satisfying feel.

Author: 0 Apple iOS 11 will automatically lock down your phone while you're driving

While the other software features are excellent, boring, incremental or irrelevant - Apple's updates to CarPlay, its suite of apps designed specifically to work with a compatible in-car infotainment set-up caught our eye. The upcoming iOS 11 will also function with a select number of devices. The MacBook Air is also getting a speed boost of 1.8GHz Intel , but nothing much else has apparently changed.

Research Apple Announces 10.5-Inch iPad Pro
Author: 0 Apple Announces 10.5-Inch iPad Pro

Apple has now introduced iMac (2017 ) devices, as well as the iMac Pro . Pricing details of the new iMac (2017) have also been announced . This made them ill-suited for gaming-concerns about many games not supporting macOS aside-simply because the devices weren't powerful enough.

Research Steam Greenlight to be replaced with Steam Direct next week
Author: 0 Steam Greenlight to be replaced with Steam Direct next week

This is the new service for submitting games to Valve's PC-gaming platform. With these kinds of successes, the thousands of niche titles, and everything in between, we realized that a direct and predictable submission process will best serve the diverse interests of players moving forward.