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MacOS High Sierra released for beta testers

MacOS High Sierra released for beta testers Users who have signed up for Apple's beta testing program will only be able to download the latest macOS . Before you scramble over to Apple, bare in mind this is a beta version which means you're taking a risk by using an unstable platform that could have bugs. [Full Article...]

Krushna Abhishek and Kashmera Shah become proud Parents to twins!

Krushna Abhishek and Kashmera Shah become proud Parents to twins! The newborns are now kept in a hospital specialising in neo-natal care. Hence, it's no wonder that we have learned about their babies 6 weeks after they were born! They were in a relationship for a very long time and had already tied a knot with each other in 2013. [Full Article...]

HSBC Holdings PLC (HSBC) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

HSBC Holdings PLC (HSBC) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds It is down 124.35% since June 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.16% the S&P500. They now have a GBX 225.00 TP on the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co's price objective would indicate a potential downside of 3.56% from the stock's current price. [Full Article...]

Kieran Trippier signs new Spurs contract

Kieran Trippier signs new Spurs contract Negotiations for the England global have only just started and no fee has been agreed yet, with Spurs valuing 27-year-old Walker at either £40million and £50million based on different reports in the media. Spurs will also look for defensive reinforcements in the event that Walker leaves, with Porto's Ricardo Pereira reportedly on Pochettino's radar. Walker has made 183 Premier League appea... [Full Article...]

Brush Fires Break Out in Calabasas and Topanga

Brush Fires Break Out in Calabasas and Topanga Two multi-alarm brush fires - one near Calabasas and another in the Topanga area - broke out this afternoon within minutes and about nine miles from one another, but neither immediately threatened structures. Smoke rises from a brush fire in Malibu on June 29, 2017. No structures are now threatened by either fire. No injuries have been reported in either fire. [Full Article...]

This is why China will want to keep Hong Kong politically stable

This is why China will want to keep Hong Kong politically stable Police said in a statement that all 26 arrested were released on bail and must report to authorities in late September. "People are not celebrating but worrying about Hong Kong's future and its current situation", said Nathan Law, who at 23 was elected the city's youngest MP previous year and was a student leader of 2014's massive "Umbrella Movement" pro-democracy demonstrations. [Full Article...]

Facebook's Huge Drone Flies Again (and Doesn't Crash)

Facebook's Huge Drone Flies Again (and Doesn't Crash) According to Facebook's blog post regarding the initial test and its faults, the primary reasons for failure were harsher-than-anticipated wind conditions as well as a faulty autopilot system. This happens so the propellers can be interlocked in a horizontal position so they're not damaged when the aircraft touches down. "In this flight, the motors all stopped, but only one propeller locked hor... [Full Article...]

Euro hits 14-month high in third day of gains

Euro hits 14-month high in third day of gains EUR/USD began this week trending relatively flatly in the region of 1.1190. It extended those gains on Wednesday and has continued to do so on Thursday morning, despite European Central Bank sources telling both Reuters and Bloomberg that the market has misinterpreted Draghi's comments and overreacted to them. [Full Article...]

S&P, Dow set to open slightly higher as banks get Fed boost

Apple ( AAPL .O), which fell 1.8 percent, was the biggest drag on all the three major indexes, while Alphabet ( GOOGL .O), Microsoft (MSFT.O) and Amazon ( AMZN .O) were among the top three drags on the Nasdaq and the S&P. Bullard isn't on the Fed's current rate-setting board. Bullion prices ended lower at Comex on Thursday, 29 June 2017. Silver slipped 14 cents to $16.65 per ounce. [Full Article...]

Sarin used as weapon in Syria chemical attack, watchdog says

Sarin used as weapon in Syria chemical attack, watchdog says The Khan Sheikhoun attack caused an global uproar as photos and video of the aftermath, including quivering children dying on camera, were widely broadcast. The report's findings will now be taken up by a joint UN-OPCW panel to determine who was responsible for the attack. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the report does not back USA claims that the sarin was dropped from aircraft. [Full Article...]

Israel's Kotel decision is just plain wrong

Israel's Kotel decision is just plain wrong Netanyahu chose to scrap the bill despite previously calling the solution a "fair and creative solution", according to the Washington Post . The statement calls the "callous disregard" of the government for the "carefully crafted" Western Wall agreement "a betrayal of trust and the foundational principle that Judaism's holiest site belongs to all Jewish people". [Full Article...]

Microsoft confirms acquiring cloud monitoring startup

Microsoft confirms acquiring cloud monitoring startup Among the changes was the creation of a new Cloud AI Platform organization, to be led by Corporate Vice President Joseph Sirosh; the organization will oversee Azure Search, Azure Machine Learning, the Microsoft Bot Framework, R Server and the Algorithms and Data Science Solutions team. [Full Article...]

Should homebuyers sign up for DDA's 2017 housing scheme?

Should homebuyers sign up for DDA's 2017 housing scheme? The flats are located all over Delhi in colonies like Rohini, Dwarka, Narela, Siraspur, Jasola, Pitam Pura, Paschim Vihar, Jahangir Puri, Vasant Kunj and Sukhdev Vihar. If the flat is surrendered within 90 days of the issue of the demand letter, 50% of the fee would be cut. At initial stage, the land owning agency is disposing of more than 12,000 flats of four different categories, including 87 fl... [Full Article...]

EPA launches new unit to 'critique' climate science

EPA launches new unit to 'critique' climate science Less than three weeks later, Pruitt announced that he would deny a petition filed to prohibit Dow's chlorpyrifos pesticide from being sprayed on agricultural products. That's not really his style and he pivoted to saying that he based his decision on "interagency dialogue" with USDA. The American Academy of Pediatrics, a group that represents more than 66,000 pediatricians nationwide, has been... [Full Article...]

Your Fidget Spinner Could Burst Into Flames

Your Fidget Spinner Could Burst Into Flames Carr says she was charging her Bluetooth fidget spinner when it caught fire after being plugged in for less than 30 minutes. Although the flaming spinner scorched the sink and the carpet, neither person nor property was seriously damaged. [Full Article...]

Federal Judge Puts Hold on Calif. Gun Control Law

Federal Judge Puts Hold on Calif. Gun Control Law The prohibition on these deadly accessories, which are often used in mass shootings like the massacres at Sandy Hook Elementary, San Bernardino, and the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, was scheduled to go into effect July 1, but that date has been delayed pending an appeal. [Full Article...]

Pakistan army resorts to heavy shelling along LoC in J&K

Pakistan army resorts to heavy shelling along LoC in J&K Indian troops also resorted to small arms fire in Chakothi sector in Jhelum valley district, but there was no report of any "major losses" from there, according to Deputy Commissioner Abdul Hamid Kiani. On June 27, the Pakistani army violated ceasefire by unprovoked and indiscriminate firing and shelling along the LoC in Bhimbher Gali sector in Rajouri district. [Full Article...]

Congress will repent decision to boycott GST session: Naidu

Congress will repent decision to boycott GST session: Naidu Naidu said he hoped that Congress would "revise its decision" and join the session. Former PM H D Deve Gowda was seen sitting with the PM. "But like demonetisation, GST is being executed by an incompetent and insensitive government without planning, foresight and institutional readiness", Gandhi further tweeted. [Full Article...]

China launches its largest destroyer; dwarfs Indian warships

China launches its largest destroyer; dwarfs Indian warships The "new generation" warship is the latest addition to the rapidly expanding People's Liberation Army Navy that entered the water at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai, the state-run Global Times reported. The Type 055 will be a central part of future Chinese aircraft carrier battle groups, Li said in the article . The biggest naval destroyer was an addition to two aircraft carriers whic... [Full Article...]

Is The Deposed Saudi Crown Prince Under House Arrest?

Is The Deposed Saudi Crown Prince Under House Arrest? The New York Times ( NYT ) cited former American officials and Saudis close to the royal family as confirming Mohammed bin Nayef's confinement since he was replaced by his 31-year-old nephew Mohammed bin Salman by royal decree on June 21. [Full Article...]


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