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Author: 0 How does Apple's HomePod speaker sound?

In tests across 5,000 different questions, it answered accurately 62% of the time , lagging the roughly 90% accuracy rate of Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa, according to Stone Temple, a digital marketing firm. New features coming to iPhones and iPads include messages that sync to Apple servers in the cloud. For photos , Apple is turning to a "high efficiency" format to replace the widely used JPEG standard.

Research Cape Town coastal resort fire kills five people, including two children
Author: 0 Cape Town coastal resort fire kills five people, including two children

South African Department of Defense Spokesman Brigadier General Masi Mgobhozi said two army helicopters are on standby in Cape Town to help with evacuations from homes if needed. Motorists were asked to use Main Road, Green Point, High Level Road, Sea Point, Regent Road, and Sea Point as alternative routes. The weather system which struck on June 6 has damaged buildings, felled trees, left 46,000 homes without electricity and caused travel chaos as flights and rail services were hit by ...

Research SpaceX launches 1st recycled cargo ship
Author: 0 SpaceX launches 1st recycled cargo ship

But there won't always be such lengthy periods between flights; SpaceX aims to streamline the checkout and refurbishment process for used gear, eventually re-launching Falcon 9 first stages within 24 hours of touchdown. The rockets and Dragon capsules have to be inspected and potentially refurbished before they fly again, which requires time and money. The Dragon is the only supply ship capable of surviving re-entry; all the others burn up in the atmosphere.

Research Isro sets focus on PSLV-C38 launch by June 28
Author: 0 Isro sets focus on PSLV-C38 launch by June 28

HAL, on Tuesday said that all the structural assemblies and propellant tankages of the rocket were produced at its Aerospace Division in Bengaluru, while Godrej claimed that it has manufactured the first stage Vikas Engine and the indigenously developed third stage Cryogenic Engine Thrust Chamber.

Research Amazon axes unlimited cloud storage plan
Author: 0 Amazon axes unlimited cloud storage plan

From today, two storage plans will be offered: 100GB for $11.99 per year and 1TB for $59.99 per year. All users will now also get 5GB of cloud storage for free, the company said. Year-to-date, AMZN has gained 34.70%, versus a 9.48% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period. The offer was available for Amazon Prime customers who signed up for " Unlimited Everything " account, and the storage was not capped in any manner.

Research US Weekly Jobless Claims Drops 10000 to 245000
Author: 0 US Weekly Jobless Claims Drops 10000 to 245000

The Labor Department said on Thursday first-time claims for jobless benefits fell by 10,000 to 245,000 for the week ending June 3. For the current week of the year, this is more than 100K below the average going back to 2000 and the lowest for this specific week since 1974.

Research Countdown begins for launch of GSLV Mark III D-1
Author: 0 Countdown begins for launch of GSLV Mark III D-1

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched its rocket GSLV Mark III on Monday. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has been promoting the home-grown space programme as a demonstration of low-priced technology and in February it launched 104 satellites in a single mission , a lot of them for foreign customers.

Research Alaska volcano erupts again; aviation alert code raised to red
Author: 0 Alaska volcano erupts again; aviation alert code raised to red

The Alaska Volcano Observatory said Bogoslof Volcano in the Aleutian Islands erupted at 2:16 p.m. Sunday and sent a cloud of ash at least 35,000 feet high. 'The main hazards associated with the current eruption are from volcanic clouds. In 2010 the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland caused the cancellation of flights around Europe for six days.

Author: 0 Is there Inherent Value in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NasdaqGS:FOXA)

State Street Corp now owns 44,749,259 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,254,767,000 after buying an additional 458,045 shares in the last quarter. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Comerica Securities Inc". News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

Research Project Cars 2 release date set for September
Author: 0 Project Cars 2 release date set for September

Guided, tested, and approved by a passionate community of racing fans and real-life drivers, Project CARS represents the next-generation of racing simulation as the ultimate combination of fan desire and developer expertise. That's now broadened with the inclusion of rallying and Rallycross, both of which have been made possible by an overhauled auto physics and tyre simulation model.

Research Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are 'Official Statements By The President'
Author: 0 Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are 'Official Statements By The President'

On "New Day" Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka echoed that sentiment, insisting to host Chris Cuomo that "it's social media , Chris, it's social media". A Twitter handle started earlier this month - @RealPressSecBot - drives this point home better than I ever could. "Well the president is the President of the United States, so I guess they're considered statements by the President of the United States", he said.

Author: 0 New iPhone will include 'do not disturb' while driving feature

Using such a device while moving is generally forbidden, but each year many motorists ignore this rule. The iOS 11 update isn't just about display or speed; many design aspects of the iPhone and iPad will be overhauled. During Apple's WWDC 2017 conference, an important Apple iOS 11 announcement was made. If your mind is set on one of Apple's new tablets, Best Buy is offering a free gift card (up to $50) with your iPad Pro pre-order.

Author: 0 Apple to introduce iPhone app to prevent distracted driving

With the company's latest mobile software update, iOS 11 , Apple is finally adding native GIF support to your iPhone . "When you are driving, you don't need to be responding to these kind of messages ". And on any given day, around 660,000 people are on their cell phones or other electronic devices while driving. The app can also check for the apps you had installed on your Android device and, if they are available in the Apple App Store , it will queue them up for download.

Research Comey to testify Trump told him: 'I expect loyalty'
Author: 0 Comey to testify Trump told him: 'I expect loyalty'

Former FBI Director James Comey has released the opening statement he plans to make at the big hearing tomorrow morning before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. "He repeatedly told me, "We need to get that fact out", Comey said. In one sense, it's understandable that Comey did not want to say one way or the other who the FBI was investigating.

Author: 0 Oil rallies as USA industry stats signal 8-week stockpile drop

Opec should learn from the US Federal Reserve and do more to explain its long-term oil-output policies instead of just focusing on short-term goals, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Production is now growing at 95,000 barrels per day per month this year, largely thanks to hydraulic fracturing into shale formations. The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) report on stockpiles is due later on Thursday, delayed by a day because of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday.

Research Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode Is Getting a Second Season, Premieres July
Author: 0 Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode Is Getting a Second Season, Premieres July

Telltale will no doubt be hoping that the reveal of Minecraft: Story Mode - Season 2 will have come as a pleasant surprise for fans, but unfortunately the news was revealed a little early. complicated. Now stuck with reponsibilities to fulfill instead of being intrepid explorers roaming the world, "old friendships have started to fade - at least until Jesse's hand gets stuck in a creepy gauntlet that belongs to an ancient underwater temple".

Research Apple to let other shops use its fancy machine for iPhone repairs
Author: 0 Apple to let other shops use its fancy machine for iPhone repairs

Best Buy (NYSE: BBY ), the electronics retailer, which has been selling servicing Apple products is among the first recipients of the iPhone maker's proprietary machines. Apple aims to double that number by year's end. Reuters notes that the company doesn't specify how much it earns from screen repairs, but with standard procedures costing $129 without AppleCare+, analysts estimate it pulls in between $1 and $2 billion a year in revenue.

Research Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway
Author: 0 Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

The volcanic island state's Governor David Ige has signed two landmark laws supporting "the commitments and goals" of the accord. North Korea has criticized the United States over President Donald Trump's decision to quit the Paris Climate Agreement as "short-sighted and silly", saying it was another example of USA "recklessness".

Author: 0 Apple unveils iOS 11 at WWDC

But while Amazon and Google have stressed the daily practicalities of the artificial intelligence assistants that run Echo and Home, Apple framed HomePod more as a music-listening platform, with practicalities like reminders and calendar nearly an after thought.

Research Sniper Elite 4 Dev Announces New Co-Op Third-Person Shooter
Author: 0 Sniper Elite 4 Dev Announces New Co-Op Third-Person Shooter "Strange Brigade"

For now, though, gamers will no doubt have to wait and see exactly what Rebellion has planned when it comes to Strange Brigade . It's set in the 1930s and employs the cliffhanger motifs of serial adventure movies around that time. "Embark on an exotic safari into DANGER where few dare go and fewer return!" Set's appearance makes sense, however, as these monsters are apparently being unleashed by an Egyptian witch queen, who looks to be the game's main villain.

Author: 0 Apple announces watchOS 4 Apple Watch update

We expect to see the update roll out for free when it does launch, so you won't have to spend any money to get the latest in watchOS software on your existing device. Starting from high-intensity interval training to cardio and conditioning, the WatchOS 4 can detect sets completed by itself. The Nike Sport Band is $49 (US).

Research Poll Results: Are Fans Excited for Pokken DX + Ultra Sun & Moon?
Author: 0 Poll Results: Are Fans Excited for Pokken DX + Ultra Sun & Moon?

In other related news, The Pokemon Company itself posted record profits, mainly buoyed by the astronomical success of the Pokemon GO smartphone app that launched last summer. We don't know for sure that Ultra Sun and Moon won't take us to Kanto, but given the 3DS's limitations, I'd say things aren't looking fabulous on the handheld.

Author: 0 Apple's new iMac Pro rocks 18-core CPU, Radeon Vega GPU

According to Apple , an equivalent PC would cost over $7K, while the iMac Pro starts at $4999. While Apple introduced a thinner, lighter MacBook Pro past year, people still want a new MacBook Air . The new MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air are available to order on Apple official website starting from today, while the Indian pricing and availability is not known at the moment.

Author: 0 Apple Pay is changing the way we handle money with iOS 11

When receiving money , those funds will go into a user's Apple Pay cash card. However, Apple could have an upper hand with its Apple Pay; thanks to the fact that it owns much of the app ecosystem. Traditional banks and Square have been pushing their own money transfer services, too. Users will have add a credit or debit card to make use of the service and these transactions will be authenticated using TouchID .

Author: 0 Apple CEO: We Helped The U.K. Investigate Terrorist Attacks

However, it has helped the government with information it has relating to the terror attacks. May confirmed the attack wasn't connected to the suicide bombing in Manchester a fortnight ago and the atrocity at Westminster in March. "[The encryption] doesn't mean no information". This does not include the content of messages, but the context - when they were sent, from where, and to who.

Author: 0 IPhone 5 and iPhone 5c won't support iOS 11, Apple confirms

If you dare, the video can be found at the top of the story where a simple click starts the action. The Wi-Fi+Cellular model is priced at Rs 63,900 for 64GB variant, Rs 71,900 for 256GB version and Rs 87,900 for the 512GB variant. The new OS also comes with built-in real-time translations. It features the same advanced front- and back-facing cameras as iPhone 7 including a 12-megapixel camera with optical image stabilisation, along with a 7-megapixel FaceTime HD camera.

Author: 0 UAE threatens Qatar sympathizers with jail

Those tensions spilled into the public arena less than 48 hours after the Qatari emir took part in the Riyadh summit attended by Trump which was meant to showcase USA support for solidarity of Sunni Muslim nations. Castaner said France doesn't intent to take sides. He said his country was "protecting the world from potential terrorists". The Kuwaiti emir played a pivotal role in mediating a compromise in a 2014 diplomatic dispute between Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other Gulf states.

Author: 0 Apple 27-inch 5K iMac gets faster, stronger, starts at $1800

With thin and light designs, powerful performance, wonderful displays and all-day battery life, Mac notebooks deliver the world's best portable computing experience.1 MacBook now features faster Kaby Lake processors up to 1.3 GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 3.6 GHz and up to 50 percent faster SSD, and supports up to twice the memory.