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Buildings evacuated after fire engulfs downtown restaurant

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Toronto Fire Chief Matthew Pegg said four units with a connecting roof were affected. Crews encountered significant smoke and fire when they arrived. Pegg said investigators are on scene and once the fire is under control, they will begin working to try to determine the cause of the fire. Emergency workers are asking people to keep clear of the area. Read More »

Google Home gets two, like, hip ads and, like, a price cut

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The Echo favours a circular LED light ring around its top, which actually might be more effective than Apple's HomePod design. At the recent WWDC 2017 conference Apple announced HomePod , its own smart speaker. So while Amazon has the Prime Music, the same for Google Home happens to be Google Play Music. Spatial awareness is one of HomePod's differentiating features . Read More »

After Smart Watch, Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

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Considering the fact that Apple own Beats and targeting Google and Amazon with something they don't have yet does makes sense. Available in white and space grey, HomePod will retail for USD349 upon release in December. Apple also announced a new macOS dubbed " High Sierra" that should please Mac users on both the professional and consumer side. Apple is trying to make augmented reality a reality with new tools for iPhones and iPads. Read More »

Reasons Why Apple Inc (AAPL)'s Homepod Will be Dead on Arrival

There's plenty of talk about pitting the features , pricing, and specs of Apple HomePod , Amazon Echo, and Google Home against one another . As with most of its products, Apple is coming in at the premium end of the category. Siri also has a new home: inside Apple's brand new audio speaker, HomePod . The Siri-enabled speaker links up with the Apple Home app, allowing users to control their connected smart home devices by voice, without touching their iPhone or iPad. Read More »

Donald Trump qualifie l'ancien patron du FBI de "balance"

Certains ont fait la queue depuis 4h du matin pour assister à cette audition. Le juriste s'est montré à la hauteur de sa réputation: impassible, maître de lui-même, manifestement concentré pour ne laisser filtrer aucune émotion. M. Comey a dit que M. Trump lui a fréquemment répété qu'il faisait un excellent travail. "C'est un homme bien", aurait ainsi plaidé Donald Trump le 14 février. Read More »

Apple's New iPad Pro Appears In Promo Video

Apps can also be dragged out of the dock and put into the split-screen mode. Apple says it does not want its customers using its products while driving and so has introduced a " Do Not Disturb While Driving" mode that will be activated when the phone senses the user is in a vehicle. Read More »

There's no Office free ride on Apple's new 10.5-in. iPad Pro

You can hit "Download profile" and install the new iOS 11 Beta. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates! Apple Inc's long-awaited launch of tap-to-pay technology in its new iPhones and smartwatch may be the seal of approval that near-field communication technology needs to become as common as WiFi, Bluetooth and Global Positioning System. Read More »

Polls open in United Kingdom snap election

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To vote you must be 18 years of age or over on polling day, a United Kingdom resident with an address in the United Kingdom or a United Kingdom citizen living overseas who has been registered to vote in the last 15 years. After the polling stations close the votes will be counted, with the earliest results announced at 12am from the North-East, including Durham and Sunderland. Read More »

British Airways cancels flights after major computer outage

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BA canceled all flights from both airports Saturday, upending the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy United Kingdom holiday weekend. While British Airways could face a one-off financial hit from the cancellations, the risk to its reputation among customers could be more damaging in the long-term effect. Read More »

L'Etat islamique mène une double attaque à Téhéran — Iran

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Le ton de M. Trump tranchait avec les "condoléances" et "pensées" plus nuancées transmises plus tôt dans la journée par la diplomatie américaine. Citant des informations provenant des médias de l'État iranien, les agences AFP et Reuters ont rapporté qu'un kamikaze s'est également fait exploser à l'intérieur du Parlement. Read More »

Disaster for the Tories as Britain heads for Hung Parliament

May's rival, British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , said it was time for the prime minister to stand down after election results indicated she had lost votes, support and the confidence of voters. May called this snap election in April in an attempt to strengthen the Conservative majority and deliver a mandate on Brexit. Mr Corbyn has been given 12/1 odds of becoming the next Prime Minister at Betfair, with the odds of a Labour minority government ranked at 27/1. Read More »

Iran leaders accuse US, Saudis of supporting Tehran attacks

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But Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said "we still can not judge that Saudi Arabia has had a role in this terrorist incident". The statement closes with reassuring the Iranian nation that the security force will continue their operation till finding all the perpetrators and commissioners of the heinous crimes of Wednesday in Tehran . Read More »

South Africa: 10000 residents evacuated amid fire

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It comes on the back of the worst storm seen in the Western Cape in at least thirty years", said Western Cape government spokesman James-Brent Styan in a statement. Reports of arson are unfounded and the cause of the blaze is undetermined, Pojie said. "The fire is contained, should the weather turn we have no idea what will happen". Read More »

Iran blames Saudi Arabia after 12 killed in Tehran terrorist attack

He said the attacks had targeted peace and democracy, but stopped short of blaming foreign powers. The attackers were identified as Iranians linked to "Wahhabi and Takfiri groups" and have been engaged in the wars in Mosul and Raqqa. The attacks Wednesday on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader killed at least 17 people and wounded over 40, stunning its people. Read More »

This will disappoint fans who are waiting for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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According to an unnamed Samsung official, the Galaxy Note 8 will skip this feature as well due to "various technical limitations such as security". The Samsung official didn't say where the fingerprint sensor might be located on the Galaxy Note 8, but given the rash of complaints about its location in the Galaxy S8 , Samsung might be wise to find a more central location on the rear of its upcoming handset. Read More »

Iran arrests two suspects linked to attacks in Tehran

Lifting economic sanctions saved Iran's economy, GOP lawmakers added, and allowed the country to funnel more money to terrorist groups. "The five known terrorists. Meanwhile eyewitnesses at the mausoleum on Tehran's southern outskirts said that two attackers wearing Balochi-style clothing and carrying Kalashnikov rifles entered the building, apparently wanting to blow themselves up at Khomeini's grave. Read More »

Labour leader Corbyn says Brexit talks must go ahead after inconclusive poll

Only Tony Blair in 1997, after 18 years of Tory rule, won more. However, with almost all votes counted, the Conservatives are on 315 seats, short of the 326 mark that ensures a majority . The last coalition, between the Liberal Democrats and the Conservatives , did not end well for the Lib Dems . "I don't know how Theresa May can survive this, that's a matter for her party, of course", he said. Read More »

Apple Has Officially Ended 32-Bit App Support In iOS 11

For the first time since the presentation of the Apple Watch in September 2015, Apple unveiled an entirely new product at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) on Monday. When the Wi-Fi password screen is accessed on the device trying to join a network, nearby iOS and macOS devices will get a pop up that will allow users to share the password. Read More »

UK business lobby group says needs functioning government to protect economy

Carolyn Fairbairn, Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), which represents 190,000 United Kingdom businesses, says in a statement: "This is a serious moment for the United Kingdom economy". "After two long years of elections, referenda and wider uncertainty, many businesses were doing their best to ignore the noise of politics - up until today", he said. Read More »

1 killed, 4 hurt in gunfire and bomb attack in Turkey

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Diyarbakir: Three people were wounded when a auto bomb exploded outside a gendarmerie station in Turkey's southeastern province of Batman on Friday, the local governor's office said. Separately, two Turkish soldiers were killed and three were wounded in clashes with PKK militants at a military outpost in the southeastern province of Sirnak, security sources said. Read More »

Charlie Gard treatment must continue until next week, court rules

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The parents of sick Charlie Gard lost their Supreme Court fight to take their son to America for treatment. The European court wants until Tuesday to consider the case. Judges in Strasbourg, France, ruled that Charlie should receive treatment while they look at paperwork in the case. It added: "The interim measure granted today in the application Gard and Others v the United Kingdom. Read More »

'Gays for Trump' group banned from marching in Pride parade

Talbert said Charlotte Pride sent him an email denying his application for a float. Talbert, who displays a Trump/Pence sticker on his bumper and a "Not a Liberal" sticker on his pickup truck's rear window, told Charlotte's Fox46 , "I'm very proud of my country, proud of my president, and was once proud of my community". Read More »

Cancel Trump's proposed state visit to United Kingdom, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

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The US Conference of Mayors also offered its support to Khan. I've been clear that we have a special relationship with the U.S., it's very important we have a close relationship with the president, whoever he is. Khan has received widespread support in recent days, including from the 2016 US Democratic presidential nominee, Hilary Clinton, and Mayor Bill de Blasio of NY. Read More »

Confirmation du décès d'un Espagnol — Attentat de Londres

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Youssef Z., signalé comme "possible suspect" par les autorités italiennes, " n'était pas un sujet d'intérêt pour la police ou le MI5 ", le service de renseignement britannique, a fait savoir la police de Londres . Ces arrestations interviennent à la veille de législatives au résultat déterminant pour les négociations du Brexit. Les services de renseignements surveillent 3 000 individus soupçonnés de " planifier " ou de " soutenir " des attaques terroristes. Read More »

Apple launches new faster iMacs, updates MacBook Pro

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All new MacBook Pro's will now come powered by Intel's newest Kaby Lake processors . Each of the new graphics chips has more memory bandwidth than the previous Radeon Pro 400 series of cards, which all were 80GB/S. Every configuration in the new iMac line is getting a graphics bump - up an to 80% boost. With the revolutionary Touch Bar with Touch ID, gorgeous 500-nit Retina display , Thunderbolt 3 and incredible performance in a portable design , MacBook Pro is the best pro ... Read More »