• Amazon Has a Few Things to Say About Apple's HomePod

    Amazon Has a Few Things to Say About Apple's HomePod

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    Interestingly, Apple is selling the HomePod with an emphasis on its use a home music speaker; however, audiophiles are in a better position to judge if HomePod is worth its $349 price tag. The lack of a breakthrough device has periodically raised concerns that Apple has become too dependent on the iPhone and supported the theory that the company lost its knack for innovation when its co-founder Steve Jobs died of cancer in 2011.
  • Apple unveils HomePod, its Siri smart speaker

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    Not everyone will grasp this subtlety, but for those who do care a lot about privacy, it's a big advantage for Apple . The real challenge for Apple and other major tech companies moving forward is that numerous enhancements and capabilities they're going to introduce over the next several years are likely to be a lot subtler refinements of existing products or services.
  • Predators fall 4-1 to Penguins, trail 2-0 in Finals

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    That, above everything, they have. Keep in mind, the "meeting" was a hockey game and the "instrument" was a catfish.That Predators tradition is becoming hard to follow as the City of Pittsburgh is checking ID's for every individual who wants to buy a catfish.Representative Bryan Terry, who works with Waddell at a Lebanon medical facility, is sponsoring the proclamation, which first honors Predators fans for being "the most passionate in hockey".He was immediately ejected from the game ...
  • Thiem upsets Djokovic; sets date with Nadal in French Open semis

    Thiem upsets Djokovic; sets date with Nadal in French Open semis

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    That helped Nadal to become the first player to enter the French Open semi-finals for the 10th time . Asked whether taking a break from the game might be on his agenda, Djokovic was not committal but having taken drastic action to part with his whole team before appointing Andre Agassi the Serb is leaving no stone unturned in his pursuit of returning to his very best.
  • America Divided: Liberals hope James Comey's Testimony will give answers

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    He confirmed, as Mr. Trump has claimed , that he told the President he was not under investigation on the controversy surrounding Russian interference in last fall's presidential election. Trump goes on: "That's what I want, honest loyalty". The director's encounters with Trump were so unusual and often uncomfortable, that Comey started memorializing the communications in memos, starting with his first January 6 meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan where the director briefed the ...
  • Legal experts analyze weight of Trump's comments to FBI director

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    The seven-page remarks released Wednesday reveal in dramatic detail, and with a writer's flair, Comey's uneasiness with Trump , who he believed was disregarding the FBI's traditional independence from the White House . Comey states that Trump asked him on several occasions to publicly state that he was not under investigation. Comey says he told Trump the request had been passed on to the acting deputy attorney general.
  • Qatar must 'change policies' - Saudi foreign minister

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    The International Air Transport Association called on the countries that acted against Qatar to restore air links with the country, warning of major travel disruptions. Hours after Trump's tweets , the US State Department said Qatar had made progress on stemming the funding of terrorists but that there was more work to be done.
  • NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

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    At a March 21 signing ceremony for a new NASA authorization bill at the White House , Pence said that the president would sign an executive order establishing the council "in very short order", with Pence chairing it. "I think there are definitely a few parallels with what our astronauts are doing on the space stations and what we'll need to do to learn how to be successful on long-duration deep space exploration missions".
  • Death toll in Balaghat factory fire rises to 25

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    The injured have been admitted to district hospital and Bhilai in neighbouring Chhattisgarh state. Police sources said the toll may go up with bodies of victims still being extricated from the blast site. "There is no minor among the deceased", he said. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased.
  • India must be ruthless in finishing games off - Kohli

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    Sourav Ganguly is one of the only five cricketers to have achieved the unique treble of 10,000 runs, 100 wickets & 100 catches in ODI cricket .For more fun stats and predictions play the newest fantasy-cum-predictions game in the market - Nostragamus.
  • Security in mind as United Kingdom votes in wake of terror attacks

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    In the opposition red corner is the Labour Party's Jeremy Corbyn , a 68-year-old socialist who was elected leader by party members two years ago - to the chagrin of many Labour lawmakers, who wanted a more centrist chief. May promised to crack down on extremism if she wins Thursday's vote - even if that means watering down human rights legislation. "We are seeing the terrorist threat changing, we are seeing it evolve and we need to respond to that", May said.