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Mac sales rose from 4 million a year ago to 4.2 million. Despite shipments and revenues being virtually flat on the year, CEO Tim Cook talked up the success of what he called "continued robust demand" for the iPhone. In spite of a drop in iPhone sales, Apple's sales were 4.6% higher. Also, while quoting the future, Cook said that the company has a really great pipeline when it comes to the smartwatch segment but refused to elaborate any further.
  • Celtics beat Bulls, take 3-2 series lead

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    The Bulls, on the other hand, are back to playing their normal style of basketball where they rely on Jimmy Butler for offense and throw other random pieces in the lineup to try to make it work. Should the Celtics lose Friday, forcing a Game 7, Thomas plans to be back in Boston for what would be a 1 p.m. ET tipoff on Sunday, the Boston Globe reports .
  • Microsoft unveils their Surface laptop

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    Windows 10 S offers speed, with the operating system capable of booting in just 15 seconds. For those with more ambition, Microsoft say you'll be able to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for a small fee. According to Microsoft, it'll boot in just 15 seconds, and offer far more battery life than Windows 10 now chews. Microsoft has tried to sell a cut-down version of Windows before, of course, but Windows RT likely failed for all sorts of reasons that 10 S will hopefully avoid.
  • Need for Speed 2017 will support a proper single-player offline mode

    Need for Speed 2017 will support a proper single-player offline mode

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    Ghost Games also mentions canyons, which means we might be heading out west. "We're dialing up the action and allowing you to tear up the tarmac, and dirt, to your heart's content", states the post. That said, there is one definitely positive change Ghost will be making: keeping Need for Speed offline. Finally, it sounds like customization, a defining element of the games ever since Need for Speed Underground , will be retained and as emphasized as before.
  • Samsung will launch new flagship smartphone months after Galaxy S8

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    There was equally good news on the sales front as revenue for the quarter came in at 50.55 trillion won (£34.6bn), from 49.79 trillion won (£34bn) in the same year ago quarter. Despite the solid earnings, the company remains involved in a scandal, with chief Jay Y. Lee now on trial for alleged participation in a corruption case that brought down South Korean President Park Geun-hye.
  • Trump's Own Remarks on Travel Ban May Doom It

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    I made a determination that I believed that it was unlawful. Is that roughly the contours of this? During the pause, the administration had said it would study methods of "extreme vetting" for entrants from unsafe areas, but Wall said the studies were not completed when the courts intervened.
  • Nintendo Asked Third-Party Developer To Release Games As Early As Possible

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    With Nintendo planning to launch its subscription-based online service later this year, it must continue to make improvements to the eShop. "We think the incremental 6-8M units could add $300-400M to the top line (3-4% growth to annual revenue on a $50 ASP)", wrote RBC Capital Markets analyst Mitch Steves according to Yahoo Finance .
  • South Koreans Electing New President

    South Koreans Electing New President

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    Voting in the country's presidential election began at 6 a.m.at 13,964 polling stations throughout the country, the National Election Commission said. "We need a leader who can restore the people's trust in government that was damaged by Park's scandal". Shortly after impeaching their leader over a huge corruption scandal that rocked the country, South Korea has returned to the poll to vote in a new leader.
  • "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" tops box office in North America

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    Baahubali 2: The Conclusion dropped four spots to seventh place with $3.2 million. It is also the eleventh highest grossing worldwide release of all time. Their box office numbers just keep growing. The eighth part of the long-running Universal franchise managed $8.6 million in the fourth week of a lucrative run that saw it surpass the $1 billion mark worldwide.
  • IPL: Mumbai elect to bat against Hyderabad

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    We were little surprised with the wicket yesterday because the cracks were not there. After a splendid three-wicket haul from Siddarth Kaul in the first innings, Shikhar Dhawan and Moises Henriques excelled with the bat to help SRH win the match by seven wickets.
  • Here's what Warren Buffett said about IITs and India

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    Munger added: "You've got to remember railroads were a awful business for decades and decades and decades, and then they got good". Asked if he had stopped buying, Buffett said: "Maybe, maybe not". Saturday's votes were expected because Buffett, who controls 32.7 percent of Berkshire's voting power, opposed the proposals, and Berkshire's board also recommended votes against them.