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Hawaii defies Donald Trump by backing Paris climate change deal

The first law to come into force is Senate Bill 559 , which states that "not only is climate change real, but it is the overriding challenge of the 21st cent...


Apple's new iMac computers get a big horsepower boost

Prices will start at $1,099 for the base 21.5-inch model, at $1,499 for the 4K 21.5-inch model, and $1,799 for the iMac Retina 5K 27-inch. - The updated iM...


'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature coming to iPhone iOS 11

New iPads: Apple showed off new versions of its personal tablet, as well, which features ProMotion - a software improvement that increases the refresh ...


NASA Picks 12 New Astronauts From Crush of Applicants

NASA officially announced their highly anticipated 2017 astronaut class Wednesday. "I am so grateful for the mentors and colleagues who helped me along the way"...


The iMac Pro is Apple's most powerful computer ever

Apple's Fusion Drive storage system is now standard on all 27-inch iMacs and can be specced on the 21.5-inch models. The 4K and 5K iMac displays will go up...


Pokken Tournament DX Announced For Nintendo Switch

Perhaps the Pokken controller won't be the only supported hardware, though we'll have to wait until the Nintendo E3 livestream in hopes of any confirmation....


Apple Unveils iOS 11 At WWDC 2017

Lastly, Apple is foraying to the home speaker department and announced a new speaker. "I would bet that Apple will sell a lot of these at Christmas and into n...


Apple Unveils The New iMac Pro

For a CPU, options will include 8, 10 and 18-core Xeon Processors. More details can be found at apple.com/imac-pro . Apple stated that thermal issues were o...


Companies That Could Lose to Apple in P2P Payments

During the Worldwide Developer Conference ( WWDC ) in San Jose, California on June 5, Apple announced numerous new program and product releases including ...


IOS 11 vs iOS 10: What's New in iOS 11

Apple's speaker will be launching in the U.S., U.K., and Australia in December, with additional markets to come next year. 64-bit apps have been supported sin...


Apple CEO Says Repatriation Tax Should Be Mandatory Levy

He said that Apple responded promptly to all requests for data from the police (when, he added, "they've gone through the lawful process") and added that he h...


Khamenei calls Tehran attacks 'fireworks' that will have no effect on Iran

One attacker detonated a suicide vest, one was killed by security forces and other assailants were arrested, the Governor of Tehran was quoted as saying by ...


Turkey throws support behind Qatar in rift with Gulf Arabs

The tension between the Arab nations "will exacerbate Qatar's external vulnerabilities and could put pressure on its economic growth and fiscal metrics", it sai...


Security Chiefs Say They Weren't 'Pressured' on Russian Federation

The former director also describes a one-on-one dinner with Trump at the White House a few days after the inauguration. At a press conference on May 18, the P...


Nikki Haley calls United Nations a 'bully' against Israel during meeting with Netanyahu

President Donald Trump's ambassador to the United Nations says the USA will not allow the U.N.to "bully" Israel anymore. The two agreed that this is a long-...


At Ocean Conference, UN Agencies Commit to Cutting Harmful Fishing Subsidies

From reducing the risks from marine invasive species, to creating marine protected areas in Belize, to preserving fishing livelihoods in India, we're tackling m...


Trump may block Comey testimony

In a March hearing before the House Intelligence Committee, Comey for the first time announced the full scope of what had been known until then as the Russian...


New planet found to be hotter than most stars

The Ohio State University operates the system at two locations, one in the northern hemisphere and one in the southern hemisphere. Featuring a dayside tempera...


Google releases June security updates with fix for Pixel freezing issue

However, the System images and OTA files are already available for sideloading for the users who can't wait for the update to reach their device . Google h...


US Air Force secretary not concerned about air base in Qatar

Air Force that's kind of like a compact space shuttle, but whose functional objective is ultimately kept under wraps. SpaceX beat out legacy government rock...


Android Nougat users growing but still behind Marshmallow, Lollipop and Kitkat

It's another month of strong growth for Nougat, which accounted for 7.1% of total Android devices as of the start of May. Nougat usage continues to grow as ...


'SpongeBob SquarePants' Musical Set to Debut on Broadway This Year!

We just witnessed that brutal mashup of Black Sabbath's War Pigs with SpongeBob footage, and now we hear that a musical based on the show is coming to B...


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

Apple is gearing up to enter the speaker market. In fact, it's powered by an A8 chip, the same as what's inside your iPhone. But Apple was careful to frame it a...


Hellblade to release August 8

Visit Steam or GOG .com to pre-order your copy today and receive the exclusive Hellblade: Senua's Song #1 digital comics short, produced in partnership wi...


Apple introduced a powerful iMac Pro

The iMac Pro features four Thunderbolt 3 ports which can connect to up to two high-performance RAID arrays and two 5K displays at the same time for those ...


Apple challenges Xiaomi and Samsung in wearable market

But while Xiaomi sells mostly low-priced fitness bands, Apple sells premium smartwatches branded as Apple Watch . Xiaomi actually ended up losing market ...


Reports say that VR on Xbox will not be at E3

However, Sony is prepared for anything that Microsoft reveals at its E3 press conference . If they can announce when this console will release and at what ...


A real scorcher: NASA probe to fly into sun's atmosphere

The Parker solar probe will make its closest fly-bys of the Sun in 2024. The materials weren't available until now to undertake such a grueling mission. A ...


Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017 Briefing Will Be 30 Minutes

Subscription may also be availed of for $4 monthly or $8 for three months. Goyal points out that Nintendo's Japanese shares rose more than 300 percent in th...


Apple Announces watchOS 4 with Redesigned Workout and Music Apps

Or you could wait for the official release some time during fall. You can also control your music playing during a workout by swiping on the watch and hitting p...


Apple's iOS 11 to restrict logging into apps using social media platforms

Apple has overhauled its Control Centre on iPhone, making it look more simplistic and compact, fitting it onto a single page. With consumers less interested i...


Near-perfect Kiwis take control of America's Cup qualifiers

Oracle Team USA matched Emirates Team New Zealand on eight points out of 10 by winning the race and, with a superior finish in a previous event and a race in...


India set to launch heaviest rocket

The GSAT-19 is the heaviest satellite ISRO has ever launched, demonstrating new capability to launch heavier payloads. On Monday, the GSLV-Mk III-D1- in its...


Sam Stosur Backs Martina Navratilova On Renaming Of Margaret Court Arena

Stosur, however, insisted she was not leading calls for a boycott of the flagship arena at Melbourne which carries the name of the 24-time Grand Slam title vict...