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TOKYO, June 6 Shares in Toshiba Corp rose as much as 4 percent in early Tuesday trading after Asahi newspaper reported it is considering giving US chipmaker Broadcom Ltd the exclusive rights to negotiate to buy its prized chip unit. Valued at more than $18 billion, this NAND flash memory, aka storage chip operation, is essential for the future development of iPhones and Amazon data centers, which explains the involvement of the two mammoth American corporations in Foxconn's proposed ...
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    Something here seems possible - even if just some Apple-designed camera filters. Analysts expect Apple to show off improvements to Siri and advances in AR technology as part of the iOS 11 mobile operating system , which will hint at features in the next iPhone to be introduced later this year.
  • Apple's new iMacs are now powerful enough to support VR

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    Apple has revealed the iMac Pro , a feature-packed iMac with heavy specifications designed for the enterprise and power users. Apple just refreshed their iMac line, and while the external design will stay the same, the company has put a ton of effort into refreshing the insides to make them competitive with other professional-grade computers.
  • Apple pushes Siri to the fore at annual developer conference

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    Some industry-watchers have also predicted Apple will announce hardware similar to Amazon's Echo device for the home, which has been a hot-seller recently. Called Gym Connect, the new feature will work by pairing your watch via an NFC sensor on the equipment. The company has addressed the problems with gym equipment as well with WatchOS 4.
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    India among the worst hit countries by "Fireball" malware

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    The first function of Fireball is to run code that launch unauthorized tasks on infected computers, including downloading files and more malware. The Check Point researchers say the Fireball is run by a Chinese marketing company called Rafotech: ZDNet has contacted Rafotech about the claims, but is yet to receive a reply at the time of publication.
  • Qatar Decries "Baseless Allegations" As Gulf States Cut Ties

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    Yemen's internationally recognized government said that it supports the decision by the Saudi-led coalition to end Qatar's participation in the war on the Houthis there. These comments counter a consensus of neighboring countries, most of which disagree with Iran's nuclear program and influence in the region. The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said Riyadh severed its diplomatic ties to "protect national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism".
  • Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench to coach Game 2

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    Game 3 will be on June 8 LIVE at 9:00 am with a primetime replay of S+A at 8:00pm of the same day. Golden State's record-breaking 14th consecutive postseason win came in Steve Kerr's return to the Warriors' bench after he missed the previous 11 games while dealing the spinal-fluid issues.
  • Pakistani PM to visit Kazakhstan for SCO

    Pakistani PM to visit Kazakhstan for SCO

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    He was talking to the media before the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) annual meet on June 8 where India and Pakistan will be admitted to the six-member grouping. Russian Federation has pushed for India's membership into the grouping in the last few years while China backed the entry of its ally Pakistan. The official said that India's bid for membership of the 48-nation NSG "is more complicated what was imagined previously", without elaborating how or what had changed.
  • New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

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    Reminders and named timers are both rolling out today, helping to improve Alexa's usefulness in your daily routine. Meanwhile, with the addition of naming to timers, it's also possible to check on their progress even if multiple are set at once.
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