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Uber fires exec who obtained rape victim's records, say reports

Uber fires exec who obtained rape victim's records, say reports

Other employees were uncomfortable with the trio obtaining and questioning the medical report , and Alexander's copy of the document was destroyed nearly a year later. Bobbie Wilson, a partner at the...

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Apple will finally sell 'made in India' iPhones

Speaking of driving, this genuine safety feature is good news for drivers too easily distracted by notifications and alerts. It won't be flawless on day one, but a company like Apple will hopefull...

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Qataris banned from flying via UAE as Gulf curbs mount

It noted a considerable increase in nonresident deposits in Qatari banks, and an increase in their lending to the government to fund infrastructure projects. Saudi Arabia's central bank advised banks ...

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Trump probably won't use executive privilege to stop Comey from testifying

Trump probably won't use executive privilege to stop Comey from testifying

Today, two sources within the administration tell the New York Times that Donald Trump won't try to block former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey from testifying on Thursday ...

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Saudi FM says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis

Six other governments also have suspended diplomatic ties. The sudden isolation has also led to Qatar holding talks with Turkey, Iran and others to secure food and water supplies, according to a...

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More Than 2 Million Electric Cars Now Roam the Earth

More Than 2 Million Electric Cars Now Roam the Earth

Research and development and mass production improvements are resulting in lower battery costs and this trend should continue, which should narrow the cost competitiveness gap between electric vehicle...

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India signs OECD pact to check tax evasion by MNCs

India signs OECD pact to check tax evasion by MNCs

Russian Federation has joined a multilateral convention that allows to apply in practice the norms of worldwide treaties to prevent tax evasion , the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday. The Conventio...

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Einstein's light-bending by single far-off star detected

Einstein's light-bending by single far-off star detected

The only white dwarfs weighed so far share their orbits with other stars whose mutual motions help astronomers calculate their masses. At the time, the discovery offered some of the first convinci...

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Redmi Note 4 goes on sale at Flipkart, Mi.com at 12 PM

Redmi Note 4 goes on sale at Flipkart, Mi.com at 12 PM

The first sale for Redmi Note 4 was conducted on January 23, and Xiaomi claims to have sold over 1 million units of the smartphone in India in 45 days. The Redmi 4 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow ...

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Apple shows the iPad some love with iOS 11

It can also be used to control Apple HomeKit devices. High Sierra can also automatically block auto-playing video and will deploy machine learning in an attempt to minimise the amount of ad-tracki...

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London terrorist tried to radicalize children

London terrorist tried to radicalize children

A former friend of one of the three London attackers told the BBC's Asian Network that he had reported the man to authorities after becoming concerned about his radical views. She said the police ...

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Why you'll want to take Siri on your next global trip

The iMac Pro will start shipping in Decmber and will be exclusive for professional users. With the next version of the iOS system for mobile devices, messages will sync in the cloud. The update...

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Apple's New iPad Pro Appears In Promo Video

As for features, there isn't much difference between the two iPad Pro 2017 models . The biggest announcement of the evening was HomePod, a Siri-Power speakers created to rival Amazon's Echo and ...

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Apple just updated the iMac - here's what's new

Apple is still pitching the 12-inch MacBook as a sleek and slim notebook with a Retina display , decent specs, and high portability, but it won't blow you out of the water. The company also offered...

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IOS 11 Developer Beta 1 Helps Manage Storage

But with numerous top WWDC surprises already leaked, the news deluge had little impact on Apple's stock price, which has risen less than 1% since the keynote. Apple's Senior Vice President of Sof...

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IBM Retirement Fund Reduces Stake in Skyworks Solutions Inc (SWKS)

Cim Investment Mangement Inc. boosted its position in shares of Skyworks Solutions by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. Skyworks Solutions Inc Com now has $19.85B valuation. Girard Prtnrs Ltd owns 6,467 sha...

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Apple finally made it easy to share WiFi passwords

Apple , in contrast, has been aggressive about its move to 64-bit compared with 32-bit, and it's preparing to leave 32-bit software behind altogether with its upcoming iOS 11. A public iOS 11 be...

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Apple Could Expand iPhone's NFC Capabilities Beyond Apple Pay

Furthermore, Files will also support drag and drop , which could come in handy for quickly copying e-mail attachments into a specific folder. Siri can now even translate English words and phr...

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Apple Wants to Curb Distracted Driving with New iPhone Setting

Apple Wants to Curb Distracted Driving with New iPhone Setting

With the new two categories, HomeKit now has support for a total of 16 product types, including garage doors, thermostats, sensors, window shades, security, humidifiers, air conditioners, locks, air p...

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Jordan revokes Al-Jazeera license amid Qatar tensions

Jordan revokes Al-Jazeera license amid Qatar tensions

The news of Qatar's ransom comes after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen, and a powerful military leader in Libya all severed ties with Doha on Monday . The reports quoted...

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Cisco and Apple Announce New Features

Any that are not updated by the time iOS 11 is released will stop working. "Apple reinvented portable music with iPod and now HomePod will reinvent how we enjoy music wirelessly throughout our hom...

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Atlus Announces Three 3DS RPGs

Atlus Announces Three 3DS RPGs

Atlus has gone ahead and confirmed three localizations of long awaited RPGs for the system for North America, including the long awaited fifth entry in the Etrian Odyssey series, as well as the 3DS ...

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Minecraft: Storymode Season 2 officially confirmed after leaking last week

Minecraft: Storymode Season 2 officially confirmed after leaking last week

Mojang and Telltale Games have announced the second season of Minecraft: Story Mode , with the first episode set to launch digitally on July 11th on Xbox One , PS4, PC, Mac, iOS and Android device...

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Gunrunning gets new screenshots and additional details

Gunrunning gets new screenshots and additional details

You can check out more about the update by heading over to the GTA Online site . VIPs , CEOs and Biker bosses from all over Blaine County and Los Santos will converge and fight for something brand...

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Apple's New iMacs: Should You Upgrade?

On the company's homepage, the device is billed as a "breakthrough home speaker delivering fantastic sound and providing incredible intelligence" and much is being written about the power of the audio...

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Pokemon Gold and Silver Returning via Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console

Pokemon Gold and Silver Returning via Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console

This contradicts the rumors that we've been hearing for weeks now that a mainline Pokemon game would be released for the Nintendo Switch sooner, rather than later. Fans reacted with a mixture of e...

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Apple's iMac Pro Is An Intel Xeon And AMD Vega Graphics Powerhouse

The desktop will run macOS High Sierra, launching this fall. Prices start at $1,099 and go up to $1,799, including a $1,299 4K model. If you own a 2015 iMac, the answer is more nuanced, but if your ...

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Now, Apple's Safari will automatically block annoying autoplay videos

Now, Apple's Safari will automatically block annoying autoplay videos

So how do you get involved? APFS also features crash safe protection, built-in encryption and simplified data backup. The Photos app also works with external editors such as Photoshop and Pixelmator...

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New Apple iPad rolled out at WWDC 2017

Especially on the iPad , given that this release of iOS, for the first time, offers significant new productivity features that are unique to Apple's tablets. Apple also announced a new macOS dub...

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New Apple App Store with 24 application categories

New Apple App Store with 24 application categories

Through in-depth features and interviews filled with attractive artwork and videos, the App Store's global team of editors will share the stories behind the apps and games that change the way we live ...

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Used By Small Percentage of Players

In an interview with Time earlier this week, Sony global sales chief Jim Ryan said it hasn't seen much traction among PlayStation 4 owners. While it's unsurprising that nearly 55 percent of Xbox On...

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Apple's Tim Cook insists it helps the police on terror

Apple's Tim Cook insists it helps the police on terror

Cook noted that rather than breaking its own encryption and leaving all users vulnerable to hackers, companies could instead expose meta data - information like when calls or texts were received, and ...

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Apple to launch powerful iMac Pro in December

Created to work with an Apple Music subscription and featuring built-in Siri technology, the nearly 7-inch HomePod will come in white and Space Gray. It's also what Microsoft is targeting with the...

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Apple squelches commitment critics with new iMacs

The 13-inch MacBook Pro price starts from $1,299 and is equipped with a 2.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory, 128GB SSD storage, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640, Touch Ba...

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Apple Unveils New Siri-Enabled Speaker Called HomePod

Apple Unveils New Siri-Enabled Speaker Called HomePod

That speaker has now been officially announced during WWDC , and it's called the HomePod. The speaker connects to home wifi and will be controlled by the human voice. Siri also has a new screen in ...

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Armed men open fire at Iranian Parliament, Khomeini shrine

Armed men open fire at Iranian Parliament, Khomeini shrine

Assailants armed with Kalashnikov rifles stormed the parliament building Wednesday and one of the attackers blew himself up inside, where a session had been in progress. An interior ministry officia...

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Introducing Apple's New Smart Speaker

Released later this month, the new model is $649, but costs $150 less than the 12.9-inch model, and will offer significantly more power for musicians than the standard iPad range. There is a separate ...

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Apple announces new 10.5- and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets

Apple announces new 10.5- and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets

This year's conference follows the end of the iPhone's 13 consecutive years of growing sales. Apple Inc ( AAPL.O ) on Monday introduced the HomePod , a voice-controlled speaker that can make music ...

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Ireland set to have first openly gay Prime Minister

The strong favourite is Leo Varadkar - the son of an Indian immigrant who is Ireland's first openly gay government minister. Then the minister of health, he joined several other openly gay Irish p...

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Fired US Employee Kills 5, Shoots Himself Dead at Florida Business

Fired US Employee Kills 5, Shoots Himself Dead at Florida Business

As soon as they had enough - three - they went inside, using all their training and experience for dealing with active shooters in a city where, horribly, mass shootings have happened before, Demings ...

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