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New Apple Operating System Will Include 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature

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On iPad , the new Control Center is laid out differently for no good reason. Taking it one step further, the new feature will also lock the iPhone screen, keeping drivers from using apps, too, CNN reported. On that page, you will see the option for Offload Unused Apps . This is some serious stuff for developers. Kontaxis' announcement was met with applause, and developers who have installed the iOS 11 beta are praising the change on Twitter . Lire la suite »

Iran rejects Trump's comments on Tehran attacks

Profile pictures of corpses and their names were released but their surnames have been kept a secret due to security and privacy concerns for their families. Security officials had found explosives in his hideout and claimed that his group had designated 50 locations inside Tehran for attacks . "Iranian people reject such United States claims of friendship", he added on Twitter . Lire la suite »

Minister rules out Scottish independence vote before 2022

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Analysis by polling expert Professor John Curtice found that if there was a uniform swing across the country, the SNP would hold 43 seats, down from 56 in 2015. "I think in Calum Kerr and Gail Hendry, you have what will be strong voices for Scotland, and the south of Scotland, and able to stand up for the interests of people in this part of the country and Scotland overall". Lire la suite »

Greek ex-premier Lucas Papademos wounded in Athens bombing

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He was taken to Evangelismos Hospital with his driver and another passenger, who were also wounded. No militant group has claimed the responsibility of the attack, at the time of attack Papademos was in the armored vehicle. Papademos served as an interim prime minister from November 2011 to May 2012 . Lucas Papademos , his driver and another passenger were driving through central Athens Thursday evening when the bomb went off. Lire la suite »

HomePod vs. Google Home vs. Amazon Echo

It is created to work with the Apple Music subscription service and can produce rich sound while tapping into the artificial intelligence power of Siri . Apple is taking on Amazon's Echo and Google Home with a voice-activated $349 speaker called the HomePod . The new model starts at $649 and will start shipping next week. Lire la suite »

Google Home in Service Meltdown

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But recently many Google Home users have complained to the support forum about the presence of an error in the device which does not accept any voice commands from the users. Google Home is coming to Canada at the start of summer, which will speak both French and English . "Try again in a few seconds". This Google Home outage persists even though the Wi-Fi connectivity and all other connections are fine. Lire la suite »

Apple launches 'Do Not Disturb While Driving'

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Fuelled by cash subsidies from China's top two valued internet companies - Tencent Holdings and Alibaba Group Holding, which owns the South China Morning Post - using smartphones to scan quick QR codes for payment at offline stores, restaurants, supermarkets and a host of other outlets has become commonplace in China. Lire la suite »

Les assaillants de Téhéran étaient des nationaux recrutés par l'EI

Ils ont fui quand leur cellule a été démantelée et leur chef, Abou Aisha, tué, est-il précisé. Les auteurs du double attentat commis mercredi contre le Parlement et contre le mausolée de l'ayatollah Khomeini à Téhéran étaient des membres iraniens du groupe Etat islamique (EI) et avaient combattu dans des fiefs de l'organisation djihadiste en Syrie et en Irak, indiquent les autorités. Lire la suite »

Qatar FM rejects intervention in foreign policy

It did not say who might have carried out the hack. And Iran's Revolutionary Guards blame the Saudis. Containing Iran's influence is the number one priority for Saudi Arabia. Al-Udeid became a key for U.S. operations since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, where it served as headquarters for the USA war fighting, housing 5,000 troops. Lire la suite »

Greitens calls special session on abortion

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The first of his reason is to protect pregnancy care centers. "If a woman needs help, abortion clinics shouldn't be able to tell an ambulance to come slowly-to not use their lights and sirens-or to go around to the back gate, just because they are anxious that an ambulance arriving might make their abortion clinic look bad". Lire la suite »

Angus King on Trump-Comey 'tapes': 'Release them'

He'll tell lawmakers he believed the president was trying to create a "patronage relationship" with him and describe in detail an Oval Office meeting in which Trump urged him not to investigate ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian officials. Lire la suite »

UJ climbs world university rankings

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Sadly, no Pakistani university has made it to the top 400 universities of the world. Punjab University is nowhere to be seen in the whole ranking list. It is the only one of the top five universities in South Africa to achieved the distinction without the benefit of a medical school. The top three universities are Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and Harvard University. Lire la suite »

Pound tumbles as exit poll suggests British hung parliament

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Rachel Sheard, who cast her vote near the site of the London Bridge attack, said the election certainly wasn't about Brexit. The Conservatives had as much as a 24 point lead when the snap election was called by Mrs May on April 18. "It if turns out as the exit polls are suggesting then Theresa May is going to have no parliamentary majority or a tiny one", said Professor Tony Travers of the London School of Economics. Lire la suite »

May may not win UK poll says shock exit poll

The Scottish National Party lost the seat to Labour . A survey of the 12 British public opinion polls shows a late swing back to the Conservatives , giving them a 6.5 percentage points lead over Labout (43%-36.5%). Under the terms of Article 50 of the EU treaties, the two-year deadline for the United Kingdom to leave the union can be extended only with the agreement of the other 27 member states. Lire la suite »

Apple's tvOS 11 Coming To Public Beta Program

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Instead of updating the MacBook Air, which Apple is doing in the short term , Apple is showing that its long-term plan is just under the surface: slowly phase out the MacBook Air in favor of the iPad Pro . True Tone dynamically adjusts the white balance of the display to match the light around you for a more natural and accurate viewing experience and a wide color gamut enables iPad Pro to deliver digital cinema-standard colors. Lire la suite »

Comey says Trump told lies 'plain and simple'

Comey repeatedly called the president's character and credibility into question, beginning with his opening statement , in which he called out Trump's attacks on him after his firing (presumably, calling Comey a "showboat" and suggesting he wasn't well-liked within the FBI ). Lire la suite »

UK Heads for Hung Parliament as May Election Gamble Fails

Meanwhile, Labour could increase its number of seats by 34 to 266 , while the Liberal Democrats are on track for 14. The final United Kingdom election exit poll has stunned the country. May was already under fire for her handling of a campaign in which her party's lead in the opinion polls went from 20 points to just a few percent in the closing days. Lire la suite »

British shock: PM May's election gamble appears to backfire

Apart from dealing with Brexit - in itself the biggest challenge the country has faced since World War II - the new government has to address Britain's acute growth problem. Lee Price, head of PR at Paddy Power, which was at 4-1 when he spoke to The Independent , a matter of minutes before the odds nearly halved again, said: "We've had 84 per cent of all of our bets on Jeremy Corbyn to become PM". Lire la suite »

Un camion fonce dans la foule près de London Bridge — Londres

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Il s'agit du troisième attentat en moins de trois mois. Par le biais de son organe de presse officiel, l'agence Amaq, le groupe terroriste a affirmé qu'un " détachement de ses combattants " était responsable de cette attaque exécutée en deux temps, d'abord sur le pont de Londres puis au Borough Market . Lire la suite »

Only three in 10 Israelis consider control of West Bank an 'occupation'

Earlier this week, in comments marking the Six-Day War's anniversary, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres conveyed concern regarding Israel's " occupation " in the disputed territories. Another stated they were part of the demo to protest the occupation and "call all the world to recognise now the independent Palestinian state". Lire la suite »

Myanmar navy ship, fishermen find bodies in search for plane

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Aircraft parts and the remains of two adults and a child, along with life jackets and luggage were discovered at 8:18 a.m. Thursday local time (9:48 p.m. Myanmar's former junta bought several Y8s - four-engine turbo prop jets used for medium range flights - during their 50 years of isolated rule, when they were squeezed by Western sanctions. Lire la suite »

Attention all! Apple (finally) starts its home invasion

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Apple has launched its long-rumored competitor to Amazon's Echo , a home hi-fi system known as HomePod . It's certainly a major paint point: A user can only access select apps pre-approved by Apple using Siri . To start, with a retail price at $350, it suffers one of the same issues that Neil Young's Pono had : it's too darned expensive for what you theoretically get, compared to Sonos, Amazon or Google . Lire la suite »

Apple's HomePod Puts Siri in a Speaker

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Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the latest operating system for Mac computers. If the speculation pans out, the speaker would be Apple's first new product since its smartwatch in 2015. Apple is introducing an iPad Pro in a new size in an attempt to revive interest in its once hot-selling line of tablets. So far, the service has limited payments to purchases of products and services from companies and other organizations. Lire la suite »

UK exit poll: Conservatives may fall short of majority

The Conservatives were damaged by a manifesto plan for elderly care that would see some pay more, while Labour also pounced on government spending cuts aimed at reducing the budget deficit. British newspaper The Times said: " Theresa May hoped to transform the political map of Britain last night. She has gambled and lost". It is regarded as a reliable but is not a precise indicator of the final result. Lire la suite »