Technology Ohio State hires Butler basketball coach Chris Holtmann
Author: 0 Ohio State hires Butler basketball coach Chris Holtmann

An athletic department spokesman says Holtmann has agreed to an eight-year contract that will pay him about $3 million per year. Holtmann replaces Thad Matta , who was sacked Monday after 13 seasons with the Buckeyes . The interim tag was removed in January 2015. Butler University is committed to supporting a program that will continue to be among the best in the BIG EAST and on a national level.

Technology Apple Unveils Powerful New iMac Pro
Author: 0 Apple Unveils Powerful New iMac Pro

Apple won't be shipping the iMac Pro until December (not 1080 like we originally though), but it will start at just $4999. All of the new devices are available to buy from Apple Stores starting from today. That might seem like a long time away, but that's because the Xeon chips that Apple is putting inside iMac Pros aren't the same as those used by Dell and HP for their all-in-ones.

Author: 0 Roman Polanski rape victim to ask court to end case

Polanski's attorney Harland Braun told AFP on Thursday that Samantha Geimer will appear with her husband at a hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court to buttress the filmmaker's case that he had served time for the 1977 crime. Braun maintains that Polanski has already done more than enough time behind bars, including time he spent at a state prison in Chino in the late 1970s for a pre-sentencing diagnostic examination and also in jail and under house arrest in Switzerland in 2009 as Swiss ...

Technology Apple CEO to MIT grads: Tech without values is worthless
Author: 0 Apple CEO to MIT grads: Tech without values is worthless

I can not speak in detail on that. Cook added that while he could not give further details, Apple provided the information promptly once the lawful process is followed. Last week he criticized Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate accord. "I would hope that the United Kingdom authorities would say we've been co-operating well", said Cook in an interview with Bloomberg .

Technology Apple Unveils Wireless Speaker HomePod
Author: 0 Apple Unveils Wireless Speaker HomePod

Apple will later this year release a " HomePod " music-centric smart home speaker, challenging a market now dominated by Amazon and Google in its latest move to weave deeper into people's lives. Integrated Music Services - Google Home supports third party apps like Pandora, Spotify, Youtube Music, Google Play Music and Amazon Echo supports Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify.

Technology Michelle Obama to Developers: Make Room for Women in Tech
Author: 0 Michelle Obama to Developers: Make Room for Women in Tech

Cook didn't provide many details about what Obama will discuss, but said it will be about "empowering people from all walks of life to make the world a better place". If women aren't at the table, you're going to miss my dollar. "You can not wait until somebody is 20 or 30 and say we need you in the tech field". "Are you ready for that?" Because the audience was largely comprised of entrepreneurs, Obama reminded the crowd of the importance of female consumers.

Author: 0 Apple Thinks Its Smart HomePod Will 'Reinvent' Home Audio

Feeling the pressure from Amazon Echo and Google Home, Apple will release its own smart speaker - but not until the end of the year. As part of the announcement at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple touted upgrades for the Siri personal assistant in the fall update to the IOS mobile operating system.

Technology Apple unveils HomePod smart speaker
Author: 0 Apple unveils HomePod smart speaker

It will ship in December at a $349 suggested retail. The Echo has only two speakers , this includes a 2.5-inch woofer and it does not compare favorably to the HomePod . Apple's developer conference is often a gut-check for bullish investors, and the company seems to have passed the test this time. Still, the HomePod is a big step up from Apple's last speaker product (remember 2006's Apple Hi-Fi?).

Author: 0 Family warns of 'dry drowning' after son dies days after swimming

Symptoms include chest pain, persistent coughing, vomiting and extreme fatigue. "He had too much water in his lungs and that's what sent him to Heaven", Frankie Delgado, 35, tells PEOPLE of his young son, Frankie Delgado III (whom the family calls "Baby Frankie ") following his shocking death.

Technology OnePlus Reveals Dual Camera Design of the Upcoming OnePlus 5
Author: 0 OnePlus Reveals Dual Camera Design of the Upcoming OnePlus 5

The camera module does protrude beyond the back of the device, but prima-facie, the camera bump looks a bit toned down from the one on the OnePlus 3 /3T. Other recently leaked details about the OnePlus 5 indicate the new device could also feature 64 GB of storage and a fingerprint scanner, along with support for fast battery charging, Ars Technica reported today.

Technology Ascena Shares Rise Even As Earnings, Outlook Miss Street View
Author: 0 Ascena Shares Rise Even As Earnings, Outlook Miss Street View

The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Tuesday, January 12. Over the last 5 years, Ascena Retail Group, Inc . has averaged a -15.50% YoY EPS growth rate and a 19.10% revenue growth rate . Tudor Invest Corporation Et Al accumulated 57,728 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Since December 8, 2016, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $69,644 activity.

Technology Honda plans mostly self-driving car, follows Waymo, others
Author: 0 Honda plans mostly self-driving car, follows Waymo, others

In the area of autonomous driving, Honda said it's aiming to roll out fully self-driving cars in 2025, or at least four years later than the planned offerings by automakers such as Nissan, Ford Motor Co. Charles Deguire, president and co-founder of Kinova Robotics, explained the benefits of robotics in the health sector before the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology.

Technology Nordstrom to Weigh Going Private
Author: 0 Nordstrom to Weigh Going Private

Schwartz Counsel stated it has 56,200 shares or 0.19% of all its holdings. Analysts' mean recommendation for Nordstrom, Inc . (NYSE: JWN ). Independent Port Consultants holds 255 shares. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, April 29 by Cleveland. Susquehanna initiated Nordstrom, Inc . Credit Agricole S A reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Nordstrom, Inc .

Author: 0 Apple Launches HomePod-A Smart Speaker for Homes

Created to work with an Apple Music subscription for access to over 40 million songs, the HomePod provides deep knowledge of personal music preferences and tastes and helps users discover new music. As of now, neither the Echo nor the Google Home speakers can be considered top notch in terms of the quality of the sound they produce. Apple is trying to catch-up.

Author: 0 Siri in your living room: Apple unveils $349 HomePod

Due to its small size and smooth edges, it looks more like a home interior accessory that a smart speaker . Like the name implies, Apple's positioning of the HomePod seems to be all about the music, thus trying to avoid pitting its virtual assistant features directly against competitors such as Amazon Echo and Google Home .

Author: 0 Amazon Prime Video to come to Apple devices

Presenters encouraged whoops from the crowd and often stopped to acknowledge applause. The rest of the world will get HomePod next year. It comes three years after the unveiling of Echo, which together with Google's assistant have dominated the market for the longest.

Technology 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature coming to iPhone iOS 11
Author: 0 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature coming to iPhone iOS 11

Apple made a number of announcements at its Worldwide Developers Conference Monday, but one feature may be a true life-saver. Here's all that you can expect from the WWDC keynote tonight. MacBook Pros will be shipped with Intel's Kaby Lake processors and faster SSDs. The newly updated MacBook laptops are now available. The latest software will bring a host of improvements including a new video centric revamp to Apple Music , killing off 32-bit app support , and a few changes in animation ...

Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

As for HomePod , Apple says that while the speaker's always listening , nothing will be sent to Apple's servers until you say, "Hey, Siri". The device itself will come in white and space gray, and will retail for $349 when it hits this holiday season.

Author: 0 Apple unveils 'HomePod' speaker, first new product in years

You can control the speaker with Siri by telling it what to play, marking favorites, and even asking it detailed questions about the music that's playing. By embedding Siri , users can make specific demands like sending a text message and summarizing a news report. The HomePod will work with HomeKit as well, which is Apple's smart home platform.

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

The new model will begin shipping on Monday. Apple's announcement Monday had so much information that some compared it to a data dump. The app is created to offer a "unified experience" for discovering and accessing TV shows and movies from multiple apps on Apple TV , iPhone and iPad - but launched past year with the notable absences of Netflix and Amazon .

Author: 0 Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals

It also comes with a seven-tweeter beam-forming array, which means a smooth timbre for the most meticulous listener. Apple is entering the voice controlled smart speaker market with HomePod , based upon its Siri assistant platform.

Author: 0 Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature

The DNDWD mode detects that you are in motion using WiFi doppler effect (why not the Global Positioning System?). then it turns everything off, no playing games or using apps. Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, announced the feature at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., on Monday.

Author: 0 Soon, iPhones will block texts while driving

With the latter feature, you can pair your Apple Watch with gym equipment over NFC to enable two-way data sharing between the devices, which will ensure that stats like your calories burned and heart rate will be accurate. Instead we're fully expecting the iPhone 7S to be tossed into the marketplace, tiding us over. Apple hasn't provided any updated figures in this regard, but there's a good chance the new Pencil gets very close to that figure.

Author: 0 Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'

The speaker is similar to cheaper devices from Amazon and Google . Apple also made improvements to Siri including making the assistant's voice sound more natural when responding to users. The biggest news however is the introduction of the Virtual Reality (VR) developer kit for High Sierra. In a keynote demo, Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, placed a digital cup, vase and lamp on a table and showed how the objects' shadows were able to ...

Author: 0 New iPhone feature to block texts while driving

Called "Do Not Disturb While Driving", the feature will activate if a phone is connected to a vehicle through either Bluetooth or a cable, or potentially using speed detection to know if a user is in a auto when it is moving. About 1 in 4 auto accidents every year are caused by the action. Drivers will still be able to use Apple CarPlay, of course, in cars that are equipped with it.

Author: 0 Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker

Opinions are, as you might expect, quite varied. You can tell it's an Apple product from the $350 price tag which is higher than the $229.99 price of the new Echo Show. Shipments of intelligent home speakers surged almost 600% year-over-year to 4.2 million units in the fourth quarter, with Amazon taking about 88% share and Google 10%, according to consultant Strategy Analytics.

Author: 0 Apple wants to rock the market with HomePod, faces challenges

While Amazon Echo and Google Home began stealing some market share from the Santa Barbara-based speaker company, Sonos prided itself on the excellent audio engineering that went into its speakers as well as the fact it played nicely with nearly every streaming music service out there.

Author: 0 Apple unveils $349 HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo, Google Home

Apple's John Ternus speaks during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., Monday, June 5, 2017. Consider HomePod as a smart assistant that you can use to control all your smart home device. We just got our first look at Apple's long-awaited Amazon Echo rival.

Author: 0 Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room

HomePod will act as a HomeKit base, allowing users to control their homes from anywhere in the world, something now offered on select Apple TV and iPad models. Apple played up the rich speaker quality of HomePod, and synched it with the company's music service that boasts 27 million subscribers. Apple also shared the latest version of watchOS4, which continues to put the emphasis on the Apple Watch as a fitness device.

Author: 0 New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

The company also unveiled ther device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning . Still, the Apple Watch hasn't been a smash hit, fueling worries that the company's ability to transfix customers had waned after the 2011 death of co-founder Steve Jobs .

Author: 0 Apple to showcase new features for its gadgets

Since the launch of Amazon's Echo past year and Google Home in March, both of which have been popular with consumers, Apple had been widely expected to enter the market. The company said it will ship it to more global markets in 2018. At $349, the HomePod is more expensive than the most-expensive Amazon Echo - the $230 Echo Show - and the Google Home , priced at $129.

Author: 0 Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

The "HomePod" speaker unveiled Monday is similar to devices from rivals, some of which have been on the market for years . Siri will be voice activated to respond to requests for information and other help around the house. Its entry into digital-music sales with iTunes, and into the smartphone market with the iPhone, upended those industries and gave them mass appeal. "It will reinvent home audio", boasted Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Author: 0 AMD releases 'Radeon Pro 500' Series graphics for iMac

As a reminder, the 2016 lineup came armed with Skylake chips, and consumers weren't exactly thrilled to hear this because with other manufacturers using the latest and greatest processors in their notebooks, Apple seemed to be taking a step back.

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