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Sci-tech Trump's use of private cellphone raises security concerns
Author: 0 Trump's use of private cellphone raises security concerns

The Associated Press reports that former and current US officials say Trump has given his digits to leaders in Canada and Mexico. Trump, who disdains working through official channels, also exchanged numbers with French President Emmanuel Macron when the two spoke after France's election earlier this month, according to a French official, who would not comment on whether Macron meant to use the line.

Sci-tech Oculus adds Chromecast support for Gear VR
Author: 0 Oculus adds Chromecast support for Gear VR

Users then launch a cast session from that app, put their phone into the headset, and bystanders will be able to watch all the action unfold on TV. The update to enable this feature started rolling out today to Oculus powered Samsung Gear VR units.

Author: 0 OnePlus 3, 3T Will Receive Android O Update, Confirms CEO Pete Lau

OnePlus has been subjected to rumors for long, suggesting the smartphone will feature a dual-camera setup on the back. Notably, the confirmation to Android O update comes ahead of the launch of OnePlus 5 which is reportedly said to run on Android Nougat 7.1 and is very likely to get Android O update as well.

Sci-tech Sony Xperia XZ Premium Price And Release Date Confirmed
Author: 0 Sony Xperia XZ Premium Price And Release Date Confirmed

Similar to the Xperia Z5 Premium , the XZ Premium also comes with a stunning reflective mirror finish on the back. Hardware specs include: 5.5-inch IPS LCD display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal memory which is further expandable by up to 256GB via a hybrid micro-SD card slot.

Sci-tech Chip Wars Rage at Computex, as AMD Debuts Threadripper
Author: 0 Chip Wars Rage at Computex, as AMD Debuts Threadripper

And... well... let's just say that we weren't impressed by what AMD showcased (as there was tearing during that demo). First and foremost AMD promised to deliver Radeon RX Vega GPUs in late July at the Siggraph show. A frustrating evening for those hoping AMD would provide substantive details about the consumer versions of the "Vega" GPU at Computex. AMD is now in the process of slowly releasing information about the chip to build up interest ahead of its launch - which, before you ask, ...

Sci-tech LIGO strikes again, detects third binary black hole merger
Author: 0 LIGO strikes again, detects third binary black hole merger

With three detectors, gravitational wave astronomy is in position to reach for the stars. Though gravitational waves carry tremendous energy, it's spread out over a very large area, which means that in order to detect them on Earth, we need to use some of the most sensitive instruments scientists have ever built.

Sci-tech Uber posts $708M loss as revenue grows; finance head quits
Author: 0 Uber posts $708M loss as revenue grows; finance head quits

News of Gupta's departure and Uber's financial results were first reported by The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday . The company said revenue in the first quarter of the year had increased 18pc from the final quarter of 2016 to $3.4bn, and its losses had decreased from $991m.

Author: 0 Official Says Trump Expected to Pull US from Global Climate Agreement

He said solar power grew 50 percent previous year, with China and the United States in the lead, and in both those countries "new renewable energy jobs now outstrip those created in the oil and gas industries". And Trump has reversed himself before on major policy pledges, including on whether to abandon the North American Free Trade Agreement, a step the president no longer favors.

Author: 0 UK Labour chief challenges May to debate as race tightens

Alongside Labour leader Mr Corbyn and Ms Rudd on the stage in Cambridge were Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron , Ukip's Paul Nuttall, Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas, Leanne Wood of Plaid Cymru and Scottish National Party depute leader Angus Robertson .

Author: 0 Trump has 'total confidence' in son-in-law Kushner

And having spent years doing this, I can tell you exactly where this story came from - the White House . He declared his "total confidence" in Kushner, who boasts an enormous portfolio of domestic and global responsibilities, underscoring his importance as Trump's chief adviser despite having no experience in politics before the 2016 White House race.

Author: 0 UK PM May's lead narrows slightly to 12 points: ICM poll

The main opposition Labour Party's share of the vote was unchanged at 33 percent. Whilst still broadly predicting May will improve on the 12-seat victory her predecessor David Cameron won in 2015, the narrowing polls suggest a majority that might fall well-short of a 100-seat or more landslide.

Author: 0 White House says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

Donald Trump is likely to pull the USA out of the Paris Accord, according to widespread media reports citing administration officials. "Even such forward-thinking leaders as Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un signed the agreement , acknowledging the serious challenges facing the world as climate change accelerates", Cook added.

Sci-tech Windows Mixed Reality Headsets By Dell And Asus Unveiled
Author: 0 Windows Mixed Reality Headsets By Dell And Asus Unveiled

They're based on the same reference design, provided by Microsoft, and have the same shape as already seen in headsets revealed by Acer and HP. At Computex 2017 this morning, Microsoft and a variety of hardware partners showed off the final designs of the Windows Mixed Reality headsets that will ship in time for the holidays.

Author: 0 New Government Filings Show New Macs, iPads at WWDC 2017

Apple clearly wants customers to think of the 13-inch MacBook Pro as the true successor to the MacBook Air, which has nearly reached the end of its lifecycle. Most 2016 MacBook Pro users will perhaps forego purchasing the latest version of the device, which is expected to release in June. Because of this, fans have deduced that it would not take long before Apple would release an updated model of the device.

Author: 0 Core i5-7400 CPU by Intel Review

It will also be used as a marketing tool, enabling Intel to boast that it has the most powerful consumer CPU on the market - for now, at least. At Computex 2017, Intel announced a new series of desktop processors, under the Core X name.

Sci-tech NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year
Author: 0 NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year

Scientists hope its data will improve forecasts of solar storms and space weather events that affect life on Earth, satellites and astronauts in space. He said that as a theoretician, he greatly admired the scientists who have been able to translate the probe concept into reality: "Hurray for solar probe", he said.

Author: 0 Trump says he favors more money for health care

Lewandowski's return would be a particularly notable development, given the fact that he was sacked by Trump after clashing with other staff as well as Trump's adult children. Heightening concerns for the White House, Comey is expected to testify before Congress after Memorial Day about memos he kept on conversations with the president that pertained to the investigation.

Sci-tech Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert
Author: 0 Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert

I want to thank my fellow musicians and friends for reaching out to be part of our expression of love for Manchester", Grande said in a letter posted on social media. A woman walks past a billboard advertising USA singer Ariana Grande's world tour in Buenos Aires, Argentina May 24, 2017. The Daily Mail newspaper published photos of a sullen Grande, wearing sweatpants and carrying a backpack, getting off a private jet Tuesday in her hometown of Boca Raton, Florida.

Author: 0 Climate change? Let me think about it, Trump tells G7

The summit of Group of Seven wealthy nations pitted US President Donald Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues, with European diplomats frustrated at having to revisit questions they hoped were long settled.

Sci-tech Borussia Dortmund fires Thomas Tuchel as coach
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund fires Thomas Tuchel as coach

The club confirmed the news , thanking Tuchel for his work with the club over the last two seasons via its official website . Relations between Tuchel and the club's hierarchy, in particular Watzke, have appeared openly strained since the bomb attack on the Dortmund coach ahead of their Champions League game with Monaco last month.