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Cisco, Salesforce Announce Cloud Integration

IT solutions provider Cisco has joined hands with global CRM company Salesforce today, announcing a strategic alliance to enable business users to be more productive than before. On the collaboration front, Cisco Spark and WebEx will be integrated into Salesforce's Cloud and Service Cloud. Cisco said the joint offerings will empower organizations to quickly and cost-effectively leverage billions of IoT data points and provide businesses with a more comprehensive view of their IoT ...

South Korea court asks Hanjin Shipping creditor for funds

When the company suddenly filed for bankruptcy last week, the action shook ports around the world. Samsung Electronics said in court filings it had about $38 million of goods on board two Hanjin vessels off the port of Long Beach, California, waiting to be unloaded .

Tesla's autopilot system under scrutiny in fatal China crash

Earlier this year, a fatal auto crash involving a Tesla model S and a road-sweeping vehicle left a 23-year-old man dead in China. Mobileye announced its break with Tesla in July following a fatal collision in May that involved Autopilot .

Post iPhone 7 Launch, Apple Rethinks Its Strategy for Self-Driving Cars

Other technology based companies have also faced challenges in delivering on their autonomous driving ambitions. It has worked actively on this project, and has acquired start-up company Otto, which specializes in self-driving kits that can be fitted into cars already on the road.

Why Apple Removed the iPhone Headphone Jack

But it's at least a fun way to understand that Apple's "courage" to go wireless when it comes to headphones is in fact generating a good deal of angst. Performance speed will be the biggest difference, with both new models featuring a faster processor. The new devices detect when users are switching from, say , an iPhone or an iPad and can summon Apple's artificial intelligence assistant, Siri, by touching the outside of the ear bud.

Lenovo launched its wonderful Yoga Book

In the United States, the Yoga Book will be sold online by the end of October. You use the Real Pen to write on the Yoga Book's touch surface, on the attachable Create Pad, or directly on paper, and see your words appear onscreen. So unlike mobile touchscreen keyboards that are defined in a given size, the keys here can stretch and grow based on your needs. "This 2-in-1 laptop is 9.6 mm thin and has a brilliant 10.1" IPS FHD display .

Pokemon GO Plus is Releasing Next Week

It's sort of unfortunate that Pokemon GO on the Apple Watch sounds a lot more like what Pokemon GO on the whole should be: friendly to athletes, providing regular notifications, and integrating nicely with the device itself. It's very possible that the wearable is meant to stop Pokemon Go players from abandoning the game. It allows players to collect items from PokeStops simply by pressing a button on the watch, which should make it easier for people to collect Pokeballs, potions, and ...

Trump levels harsh criticism against US military generals

Clinton added, "I'm going to take everything that I have learned and that I know we can do and move as quickly as possible against them". If elected, Trump said , he would give military leaders 30 days to formulate a plan to defeat the group, commonly known as ISIS.

Pokemon GO on Apple Watch, Confirms John Hanke, CEO Niantic

To help make the Watch more visible outdoors, the Series 2 has double the brightness of the previous model, and is now 1000 nits: the brightest screen Apple has ever released on any device, Apple said. It's going to be particularly useful as Pokémon Go is coming to the Apple Watch. The new camera system's dual-lens design adds optical stabilization technology, a wider aperture for better photography in low light, a 12-megapixel sensor, an image processor twice as powerful as the ...

U.S. automakers warn that industry has peaked as August sales slow

TrueCar says incentive spending averaged an estimated $3,331 per vehicle in August, an increase of 7.7 percent from a year earlier. Ford's F-Series lineup, the best-selling nameplate in the USA, dropped 6.1% to 66,946 units sold during the month.

IPhone 7: Apple announces launch

So, you don't worry even if you drop your iPhone down the toilet. Munster expects the september 7 event to include updates to the Apple Watch. The world will be watching Apple's presentation next Wednesday to see what the "iPhone 7" will feature and whether Apple actually bit the bullet and ditched the 3.5mm headphone jack.

Rapid City man deploys to Louisiana to help flooded communities

At the peak of the flooding, 50 Red Cross and community shelters were providing a place to stay for more than 10,000 people. She will leave Friday to help with the efforts in Louisiana. Of the 47,000 volunteers going down to help, three are from the Erie area. "Normally, we only deploy volunteers out of state who have previous volunteer experience with the Red Cross", McGurk said in the news release.

Sushma meets John Kerry for annual dialogue

On the strategic side, the US and India agreed to boost cooperation against terrorism and will share intelligence on extremists and potential threats. would help India upgrade its power grid and the civilian nuclear agreement between the two sides would help provide clean and renewable energy to tens of millions of Indians.

Twitter to pay content creators for videos

Alphabet's YouTube (GOOG, GOOGL) and Facebook (FB) offer about a 50 percent revenue share. Now that video revenue program, called the Amplify Publisher Program , is being extended to individual creators also. Tuesday's news comes amid ongoing concerns about stagnating user growth and disappointing user guidance that slammed Twitter's stock after it reported earnings last month.

Tropical Storm Gaston is moving northwest in the Atlantic

This afternoon the Ministry of national security, Jeff Baron, urged residents to ensure they were prepared in the wake of a “particularly active storm season in the last few weeks”. Conditions appear favorable for development of this system later next week while it moves westward at 15 to 20 miles per hour. If weakened back to a tropical storm, Gaston is expected to re-strengthen on Saturday and beyond but it is not forecast how much it will re-intensify.

Uber to let Londoners book journeys weeks in advance

With its increased popularity, Uber has taken numerous measures in the hopes of ramping up its customer numbers by providing them new features. Uber recently branched with the launch of UberEats, a food delivery service that is a competitor to Deliveroo.

State Department Issues Updated Travel Warning for Iran

Soon after signing the dotted line on the nuclear accord, Iran captured 10 of our American sailors, tried to send weapons to Yemen and showed no signs of slowing down its ballistic missiles testing. She said that Shahini's sister told her Iranian authorities took him into custody on July 11 and that he has not been heard from since. In recent months, there have been three dual nationals and a Lebanese man who have been detained in Iran .

Samsung will reportedly sell refurbished phones

However, only users who have signed up for Samsung's one-year upgrade programs in the company's biggest markets-the USA and South Korea will be eligible. Samsung unveiled the Galaxy J7 smartphone back in June 2015 and it came with some decent specs for its price of about $235 (€215). The two new high-end smartphones have a Quad HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixel.

BJP leaders son kidnapped, ULFA releases ISIS-style video

Moran, son of Ratneswar, the vice-president of Tinsukia Zila Parishad and a close aide of Sadiya Legislator Bolin Chetia appealed to his parents, Bolin Chetia and Assam Chief Minister Sonowal to secure his release. He is also seen requesting his parents, BJP MLA Bolin Chetia and Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal to get him released. "I have become weak and my health is also deteriorating".

Kevin Owens Talks WWE 2K17 and Teaming with Chris Jericho at SummerSlam

This match was one of the first announced for the event and it will be interesting to watch , even if it isn't for a title. What a waste! Why wouldn't they have introduced both the Smackdown Women's and Tag Team titles, then put them in matches at SummerSlam? "For the most part, those WWE guys are (expletive)".

Huawei to manufacture smartphones in India soon

The Huawei P9 comes with a 5.2 inchfull HD IPS LCD display and is powered by the company's own HiSilicon Kirin 955 chipset built on to an octa-core processor . Connectivity options include 4G LTE, 3G, GRPS/EDGE, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi. The LG G5 meanwhile has a 2.15GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Quad-core processor , with an Adreno 530 GPU , 4GB RAM, and 32GB storage (expandable up to 256GB).

BMW 2002 Hommage Returns For Pebble Beach

Set to make its public debut at the Pebble Beach Concours on Sunday, this model is said to celebrate the birth of BMW's turbocharged vehicle. Thursday was the day for the 1973 BMW 2002 Turbo, one of the most iconic cars in BMW's history. Despite resting atop a production platform, BMW has no plans to produce the 2002 Hommage, whose carbon body and aggressive front spoiler might make it less-than-prepared for the street.

Microsoft releases PowerShell on GitHub to court Linux and Mac users

Yet despite the numerous changes that are being made to PowerShell, Microsoft says that administrators will be able to use it more or less the same way they did before. Making PowerShell open source and available for Linux and macOS is not a sign of Windows weakness; just a company being smart in diversifying and thinking outside of a box.

Titanfall 2 Beta Not Available For PC's, Dates Teased

The freedom of movement, AI bots and pilot/titan combat was something previously unseen in first-person shooters. Bounty Hunt pits two teams of 5 against each other and against the Remnant Fleet, and requires players "bank" their points between waves in order to build scores.

'Over-the-top' communication providers to fall subject to e-Privacy regulations

The European Commission is planning to make web-based communication services subject to the same laws as telecoms providers - with major implications for online security, privacy and encryption. The Financial Times has seen documents which detail plans for these firms, which are mostly based in the USA, to be required to abide by the same "security and confidentiality provisions" as traditional telecom companies.

PlayStation 4 'NEO' unveiling tipped for next month

Sony had earlier held a "PlayStation Meeting" event in February 2013, also in NY, to introduce its current-generation PS4 gaming console. These same representatives have also suggested that this event will be a " technical showcase " for Sony and that PlayStation 4 developers will be receiving dev kits of the new system sometime around the public reveal.

Battlefield 1 Updates: Beta Testing To Come, EA DICE Releases Weapons Trailer

The development team is seen test firing some of the real weapons to ensure that the sound and feel of weapons in the game is as accurate as possible. According to earlier details, Battlefield 1 will have six main categories of weapons, including shotguns, SMGs, LMGs, Semi Autos, Sidearms, Sniper Rifles and, of course, melee weapons and bayonets.

Suspected Terrorist Shot In Telangana, Encounter On 60Km From Hyderabad

A suspected gangster has been killed in an ongoing gunfight with police in Shadnagar in Mehbubnagar district of Telangana. Police officials had evacuated the millennium township late Sunday night before conducting the operation. A former naxalite and a native of Bhongir in Nalgonda district, Nayeem came out of the extremist group and then turned a police informer. "Another person too tried to flee but collapsed after we opened fire", the SP said.

Putin notes progress in all spheres of Russian-Iranian relations

Azerbaijan's principal position in the fight against terrorism remains unchanged, he said, adding that Azerbaijan, as a member of the UN Security Council, raised the main issues related to the worldwide peace and security, and put forward the initiative of strengthening the cooperation in fighting the global terrorism in 2012-2013.

Walmart stores to buy Jet.com for $3 billion

Additionally, $300 million of Walmart shares will be paid over time as part of the transaction. Jet.com was launched by Marc Lore in July past year. Jet.com has more than 400,000 new shoppers added monthly and an average of 25,000 daily processed orders. The deal underscores how serious Walmart is about igniting its online business - and how poorly it has executed a flawed and underwhelming digital strategy to date.

Treason: Iranian scientist executed?

A murky saga of global nuclear intrigue came to an end this week when the Iranian government returned the body of Shahram Amiri to his family, with bruises from hanging around his neck. "He provided the enemy with vital and secret information about the country". Later, four Iranian nuclear scientists were assassinated between 2010 and 2012, and Iran blamed the slayings on Israel and the West.

Iran says it executed nuclear scientist for spying

A year later, he reappeared in a series of contradictory online videos filmed in the U.S. He then walked into the Iranian-interests section at the Pakistani Embassy in Washington and demanded to be sent home. In reply, American intelligence sources-leery of being caught up in another torture scandal-described Amiri's voluntary classified work history to reporters.

Treason: Iranian scientist executed?

A murky saga of global nuclear intrigue came to an end this week when the Iranian government returned the body of Shahram Amiri to his family, with bruises from hanging around his neck. "He provided the enemy with vital and secret information about the country". Later, four Iranian nuclear scientists were assassinated between 2010 and 2012, and Iran blamed the slayings on Israel and the West.

Officer fired round that hit child during standoff

The five-year-old sustained non-life threatening injuries after his mother became involved in a standoff with police. According to online court records, he faces a preliminary hearing on September 2. It is not immediately clear where Kodi was in relation to his mother during the shooting. Police were not commenting on the child's account yesterday.

14 bodies recovered from India bridge collapse site

Almost 40 hours after the launch of massive multi-agency operations, searchers have managed to recover five bodies, police said. Bodies were flown away with water current up to 120 kilometres from the spot of bridge collapse. The number of missing has risen to 28, Sushma Satpute , the sub-divisional magistrate of Raigad district said Friday, as multiple private cars were confirmed to have fallen into the swollen Savitri River along with two buses.

Latest Apple TV rumor points to a TV guide for video apps

That is: Apple's guide would tell you what's on TV. We weren't sure what could be next for the company, but now a report from Recode has revealed that Apple's plans for TV have shifted quite dramatically. Any app supported by Siri's universal search likely already provides the data needed, but Apple could be talking to them to in order to gain their permission for the data to be used in its guide - and presumably using its considerable industry weight to do so.

There's more to the Note 7 than meets the eye

The Note 7 comes with Iris scanning technology that makes the new device one of the securest smartphones on the market. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 would be made available on August 9, but the pre-order to start on August 3. 3,500mAh batteryThe 3,500mAh battery is bigger than the 3,000mAh units in the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy Note 7 . Camera: 12 megapixel rear-facing camera and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera.

Celebs and fans mourn with Toya Wright

Both men had multiple gunshots and were pronounced dead at the scene. After initially posting, "Help me lord". Childhood sweethearts, Toya and Wayne were Wednesday in 2004 and divorced two years later. Michelle took a moment to send Toya her condolences. Wright learned of her brothers' untimely deaths while on stage at a venue in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and understandably "stormed off".

Xbox Summer update has finally arrived

It means you can play a game while running an app like IHeartRadio or Groove Music behind it. Microsoft said in May that once the offer had ended, those wishing to upgrade would have to purchase a new Windows 10 license for their PC, priced from $119.

Apple's New Emoji Will Be More Diverse

At least in the beta 4 seed, only the face emoji have been refreshed with this newer style. Apple has issued the latest developer beta of iOS 10, which brings over 100 new emoji along for the ride. Emoji: The new beta of iOS 10 released by Apple today includes more emoji , MacRumors notes. Both Google and Apple's new emojis were created in collaboration with the Unicode Consortium, the organization that's in charge of adding new emojis.

Matt Kemp for Hector Olivera reportedly done

Olivera is now serving an 82-game suspension through Monday after being arrested April 13 and charged with one count of misdemeanor assault and battery. Though still an impact bat, Kemp's age and his liability on defense make his deal a particularly damning one. For the first time in his 11-season Major League Baseball career, Matt Kemp is on his way out of Southern California.

This Is Your Last Chance to Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

Once you're at the desktop and Windows has activated itself, your free license for life is validated on your computer . Rozario says she plans to reinstall Windows 10 again while the free offer is still on with the hope that the WiFi issues will have been fixed by now.

Cyanogen lays off 20 percent of its workforce

The staff cuts were first confirmed by Android Police, but a source at the company has confirmed this. CM would probably continue to live on even in the event Cyanogen Inc ceased to exist completely. Now the company employs 136 people, but if these reports turn out to be true, 20% of that workforce, about 30 people, will be let go very soon. CyanogenMod is something that works.

Giuliani calls out Hillary Clinton on her husband's past actions

Arguably, the most polemical moment of the opening night of the GOP convention came when Trump's Slovenian born wife, Melania took center stage in an address that won her rounds of thunderous applause. The effort showed that a vocal minority of convention delegates remain staunchly opposed to the presidential nominee the party is going to crown this week, according to a report in USA Today .

Pokemon Go down: Servers crash as millions try to access game

Gizmodo reported it may have been a denial of service attack by a group of hackers called PoodleCorp , which claimed responsibility on Twitter . More about Pokemon Go , as well as download the app here . Fans in the Plymouth area were among the many across the United Kingdom posting complaints about the game crashing.

Baltimore Ravens sign Justin Tucker to new four-year deal

If no deal is made, then Tucker will get the $4.5 mill from his franchise tag and on we go to the inevitable future, of a Tucker-less Baltimore. Obviously the Ravens are struggling to work out this deal and have until 4pm Friday to work something out or else.

Microsoft says it will take longer to reach Windows 10 goal

Microsoft has heard your feedback and plans to release a Voice Recorder app update via the Store soon that has the fix for this issue. The company past year set a goal of reaching 1 billion devices running the new operating system by mid-2018.

Sony: No decision made yet on 'Ghostbusters' in China

Also, I confirmed my suspicion that I need to be best friends with Leslie Jones ... but that's a different story. Mind you , it could have ended up as bad as Reitman's recent movies My Super Ex-Girlfriend and No Strings Attached, which no doubt replaced his desired Ghostbusters project.

US Court sentences Chinese national in military hacking case

Su told his co-conspirators which companies and people to target and specific files to steal. A Chinese businessman who pleaded guilty in March to hacking two USA defense contractors was sentenced on July 13 to nearly four years in prison.

PC sales decline slows in Q2

Like global trends, the U.S. PC market had experienced five consecutive quarters of shipment declines. "As expected, the start of the peak education buying season helped generate large Chromebook shipment volumes in the USA", stated Linn Huang, research director, Devices & Displays.