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Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to feature Snapdragon 836 processor
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to feature Snapdragon 836 processor

Galaxy Note 8 To Boast Snapdragon 836 Chipset? There has been no official indication from Samsung regarding the Galaxy Note 8 , so we will not know the release date of this device for some time. Samsung has confirmed it's planning a new Galaxy Note device , but that's about as far as its revelations have gone. As is the case with all the security patches, you can expect the update to bring fixes for several bugs alongside security and stability improvements to both the devices .

Sci-tech Al-Jazeera a target in Gulf confrontation with Qatar
Author: 0 Al-Jazeera a target in Gulf confrontation with Qatar

The Qatari government has not made an official statement about the attack. "Today, we've noticed a significant increase in cyber attempts targeting our users and systems", read the statement. Al Jazeera is the flagship broadcaster for Qatar, which is in a stand-off with fellow Arab states which accuse it of ties to terrorism, in a row that is endangering stability in the region.

Sci-tech Samsung Bixby Smart Speaker Reportedly In The Works
Author: 0 Samsung Bixby Smart Speaker Reportedly In The Works

This increases the likelihood that we will soon see a Bixby-powered smart speaker from Samsung. The latest one to introduce a voice assistant is Samsung as it came up with Bixby that is a replacement to S-Voice. It is expected that by the end of the year, they will have 70.6% of the voice-enabled speakers in the U.S., according to eMarketer. You can surely expect the Bixby speaker to be priced on the higher side, much like Apple's Siri speaker, and include features which are comparable to ...

Author: 0 Man's family pleased with charges filed in his death

According to a spokesperson for the Harris County Sheriff's Office, the off-duty deputy's husband arrived at the restaurant the night of May 28 with his children and saw Hernandez urinating outside the restaurant. "We've all worked very hard to try to do what was right and to make sure that at the end justice will prevail". Berg said he will present the case to a grand jury.

Sci-tech The Chemical Plant Zone Returns In Sonic Mania
Author: 0 The Chemical Plant Zone Returns In Sonic Mania

It's definitely a blast from the past - and this is just the second part of the stage, as you'll be able to play in another area before you get to this one. Sonic Mania will running at 60fps with "pixel-perfect physics". But with E3 around the corner, the publisher made a decision to get our retro vibes going with a new trailer for the game, showing off an old-but-new level from Sonic's past.

Sci-tech Candidates in Georgia Special Election Square Off in Second Debate
Author: 0 Candidates in Georgia Special Election Square Off in Second Debate

I live across from Emory University to support my fiancé while she finishes medical school. She said in a statement: "The private sector creates good paying jobs when we have a robust economy with lower taxes and less regulation". Handel's campaign subsequently attacked her opponent as a "puppet" for the Democratic Washington establishment and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Sci-tech President Trump admits Comey drama is a distraction to the White House
Author: 0 President Trump admits Comey drama is a distraction to the White House

Trump will most likely be questioned about Thursday's testimony by former FBI Director James Comey. "One hundred percent", Trump said when asked about his willingness to deliver sworn testimony. During the presidential campaign Trump said the USA might not come to the defense of nations that hadn't yet met that goal. Comey said that Trump asked him specifically whether he could drop the investigation with respect to Flynn, the former national security adviser whom Trump fired for ...

Sci-tech New Kaby Lake iMacs arrive from Apple
Author: 0 New Kaby Lake iMacs arrive from Apple

Technology giant Apple upgraded most of its Mac computers on Monday, including a powerful new offering for professional users, showing renewed commitment to a product line that critics say it neglected amid lackluster growth. There's also updates to the "standard" iMac range. There's also a retina 4K display and discrete graphics added to the £1,249 21.5-inch iMac. Apple announced updates to the MacBook Pro lineup in June 2017, building on the new design introduced in October 2016.

Sci-tech Rumor Report: Is LeBron Leaving the Cavs for an LA Team?
Author: 0 Rumor Report: Is LeBron Leaving the Cavs for an LA Team?

Green was suspended for Game 5 of the Finals a year ago after an altercation with James in which he accumulated his fourth flagrant-foul point of the playoffs, which carries an automatic one-game suspension. We just got to get one first. But there's still a very long road and many dominos that would have to fall before this could be a remote possible. "When I look back at it, I was like, 'Oh, I didn't even know this happened.' Somebody told me about it".

Author: 0 LeBron not faulting Warriors for building super team

Kevin Durant , the difference in the 2017 Finals, led the Warriors with 31 points and Golden State held off a furious effort by the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 118-113 win in Game 3. It seems just as likely that someone hacked in to his account - as he claims - because of the timing and yeah, he has matured since he got to Cleveland (especially in the face of the huge scare his family faced this year with the premature birth of his daughter).

Sci-tech United States Steel Corp. Posted gains of 2.86% in the Last Trade
Author: 0 United States Steel Corp. Posted gains of 2.86% in the Last Trade

TER stock price climbed 77.17% over the past year, yielding a positive weighted alpha of 82.1 percent. Cowen & Co downgraded United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) rating on Wednesday, May 10. WARNING: "United States Steel Co". This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.96%. However, steel scrap prices have largely held their ground.

Author: 0 Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors

On the next possession, Irving tried to go to work on Thompson, eventually finding himself on that same spot on the right wing where he won the NBA Finals a year ago. The Warriors managed just 40 second-half points before their final 11-point flurry. It's not good enough against the Warriors . "Sixteen-and-oh doesn't matter in any stretch of the imagination unless that's a closeout game and that's the opportunity in front of us", Curry said.

Author: 0 Active Volume Stock: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

Therefore 37% are positive. J.P. Morgan maintained it with "Hold" rating and $11.5000 target in Tuesday, May 30 report. UBS has "Sell" rating and $1.75 target. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans, a Minnesota-based fund reported 16,920 shares. Natixis, a France-based fund reported 648,256 shares. Integral Derivatives Lc stated it has 236,128 shares.

Sci-tech Homo sapiens 100000 years older than thought
Author: 0 Homo sapiens 100000 years older than thought

The stone tools were a lucky find, because they gave the researchers - led by Jean-Jacques Hublin and Shannon McPherron at the Max Planck Institute in Germany - a chance to date that layer precisely. The fossils were excavated at a site called Jebel Irhoud, where similar fossils were unearthed in the 1960s and assigned an age of 40,000 years. Cross referenced with the thermoluminescence dating , the team found a secure date for the earliest Homo Sapiens fossils at 300,000 years ago.

Author: 0 New speaker? Apple hopped on bandwagon before

The Photo app will now include features that will include looping videos and a new photo format that replaces the JPEG. Using Bluetooth and WiFi, will be able to track when you're moving in a vehicle and give you the option to turn on a "do not disturb" mode while driving.

Sci-tech 'Super Nintendo World' theme park concept seen in new trailer
Author: 0 'Super Nintendo World' theme park concept seen in new trailer

Super Nintendo World looks like tons of fun, and the park is now in development at three Universal Studios theme parks in Osaka Japan, Hollywood, California, and Orlando, Florida. Previously published patent documents suggest the ride will run on a rail, with one rider controlling the vehicle's drift, and the other focusing on power-ups and weapons.

Sci-tech Apple aims to 'reinvent home music' with HomePod smart speaker
Author: 0 Apple aims to 'reinvent home music' with HomePod smart speaker

The device is equipped with six different microphones so that users can use their voices to interact with the device fluently and effectively "even while loud music is playing", according to Apple . HomePod will probably sell in acceptable numbers to people who are already deep into the Apple rabbit hole. Apple's speaker, called HomePod , emphasises the enjoyment of music and looks like a wide can with curved edges.

Sci-tech Fortnite will release into an 'Early Access Season' this July
Author: 0 Fortnite will release into an 'Early Access Season' this July

Players will band together online to explore the world for resources, build extravagant forts, find or build insane weapons and traps as they protect their towns from the odd monsters that emerge during the Storm. According to the developer, " Fortnite takes a bunch of Epic's gunplay know-how and smashes it together with a Diablo-style RPG system". I've been playing an early version of early access release all week and if you ask me, the early access period is probably a good call.

Sci-tech It's Not Surprising Uber Obtained A Delhi Rape Survivor's Medical Documents
Author: 0 It's Not Surprising Uber Obtained A Delhi Rape Survivor's Medical Documents

The accused allegedly preyed on her when she dozed off. Uber was banned in Delhi after the incident which led to the arrest of its driver Shiv Kumar Yadav . The woes so far have not hit Uber's growth trajectory, but some analysts say Uber's problems won't be fixed without a change in leadership. "The 2014 crime in Delhi was absolutely horrific and something no one should ever go through".

Author: 0 Siri vs. Alexa vs. Google Assistant: Apple Struggling With Privacy Concerns

A computer processor will tune sound to the room and beam specific parts of music, like a singer's voice, toward the listener. That means no matter where you put the speakers, they will sound great. Safari, Apple's web browser, seeks to make users' online experience smoother and less annoying. Photos: Live Photos will be able to create seamless loops, improved video compression will lead to smaller files, and you can create unbelievable long exposures without requiring a tripod.

Sci-tech Apple Introduces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature for iOS 11
Author: 0 Apple Introduces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature for iOS 11

Various leaks indicate the latest flagship device, which might be named something other than iPhone 8, and two other new iPhones could be delayed due to OLED screen supply constraints and other issues. Apple is making changes to the way apps get information about users' location and photos, giving users more control over what data they share and when they share it.

Sci-tech South Africa : West coast storm kills 8, causes chaos
Author: 0 South Africa : West coast storm kills 8, causes chaos

BBC weather forecast warned that Wednesday could bring in excess of 50mm of rain to some western areas of South Africa accompanied by winds of 60-90km/h. Additional firefighters have been sent to the town on Thursday as fires continued to rage, officials said. However, strong winds and billowing smoke made it hard for emergency responders to use helicopters, the African News Agency reported.

Sci-tech Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT Officially Announced for PS4
Author: 0 Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT Officially Announced for PS4

This includes Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy VII , Tidus from Final Fantasy X and Lighting from Final Fantasy XIII . The reveal (including the game's trailer and various features) has been leaked by Amazon just hours before the stream started, but official word has come from them still.

Author: 0 Trump sides with Saudis, other Arab nations against Qatar

Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were among those who joined Saudi Arabia on Monday in cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar . Marri said he would raise his concerns with a team from Amnesty International on Wednesday and would also appeal to United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein to intervene.

Author: 0 India firecracker factory blast toll hits 25

With this, the death toll has climbed to 25. "Of the injured, eight have been rushed to Nagpur (in Maharashtra) for treatment, while two are being treated at a hospital in the district", he added. Hospital authorities said some of the bodies were charred beyond recognition. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ordered a probe into the incident and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 each to the injured.

Author: 0 UK's unusual election about nothing

On the final day of campaigning yesterday, Mrs May attempted to bring the focus back to leadership and Brexit , warning that if her party loses just six seats, the election will fall to "a coalition of chaos", a much-bandied handle by the Tories to describe an alliance of opposition parties.

Author: 0 The big difference between Sean Spicer and Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Trump supporters have long touted his unfiltered tweets and other communications as an unparalleled advantage. A trio of top White House officials - chief of staff Reince Priebus, chief strategist Steve Bannon and senior adviser Jared Kushner - had been making plans to create an in-house "war room" to respond to the flood of revelations related to the FBI and congressional investigations.

Author: 0 HomePod: Apple's first new product in years

And Apple didn't disappoint. It's not yet clear what the HomePod's Siri functionality will help users accomplish. Apple has reduced the bezel around the display to fit more screen in a device that feels just like a regular iPad. Security and privacy are fundamental to the design of Apple hardware , software and services. Still, it was impressive to see the new MacBooks running multiple 4K HDR tracks in Final Cut Pro, without breaking a sweat.

Author: 0 IPhone to add new feature that will stop texting while driving

The new WatchOS 4 is similar to WatchOS 3, but still it brings few new features. 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 . So with just a swipe, you can open and switch apps instantly. The phone will withhold any notifications and prevent you from accessing most apps, excluding some navigation apps such as Apple Maps .

Author: 0 Apple to introduce feature to combat texting while driving

Many current iPhone and iPad owners will not be able to use the next version of Apple's mobile operating system. Users have the option of sending an auto reply to contacts listed in "Favorites" to let them know they are driving and can not respond while the vehicle is moving.

Author: 0 Apple's new iMac computers get a big horsepower boost

The updated iMac features faster Kaby Lake processors up to 4.2GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5GHz and supports up to twice the memory as the previous generation. With an all-flash architecture and all-new thermal design, the iMac Pro delivers up to 80% more cooling capacity in the same thin and seamless iMac design.

Author: 0 Apple Watch adds gym equipment integration, built-in Bluetooth

Finally, the watchOS 4 can run more apps in background and this would benefit developers which may now use background navigation and audio recording, among other new APIs. Still, there are some cool new ways to interact with your Watch, including a fun addition to the screen you see the most. The updated Workout app now includes auto-sets for pool swim workouts and new motion and heart rate algorithms for High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts.

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