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Cape Town coastal resort fire kills five people, including two children


He said details of the deaths were unclear but all available staff had been deployed to deal with the fires‚ including staff that had been on rest breaks. Clinton Manuel, Knysna's fire chief, said his teams were struggling to contain numerous fires. Firefighters battling the rampant and vicious fires that broke out in Knysna are considering water bombing areas, as they are still not under control, and could begin to spread again. Read More »

Apple pushes Siri to the fore at annual developer conference

Apple's deep community of developers helps it compete against Google and Amazon . The Siri watch face uses machine learning and goes on to determine the information most useful to the user of the watch. It's more than a smart speaker , though, according to Apple . The app will also display the speed limit of the road you're driving on and let you know what lane you should be in. Read More »

Apple Watch will sync with your treadmill to share workout data

A new Music App: Apple acknowledges that music wasn't an Apple Watch strong suit. This new version of the app include auto-set for pool workouts, personalized achievement updates, and smarter coaching. This solution should fix that issue by making sure both devices have access to the most accurate data. Besides that, Apple also announced that new watch faces that are joining are from popular characters Toy Story. Read More »

Families searching for missing loved ones after attack

Police were called to reports of an explosion at the Manchester Arena at 10.33pm on Monday, shortly after the end of the performance. The bomb wielded by Abedi was created to kill and maim as many people as possible; numerous survivors suffered shrapnel wounds and ball bearings were found at the scene. Read More »

Niantic Teasing Legendary Pokemon For This Summer


During the 21st Annual Webby Awards , Pokemon Go's Global Product Marketing Lead, Archit Bhargava , provided a very short hint on the subject. " This summer will be legendary ", says Niantic. "I can say with certainty that we will see more of that this year", said Niantic's CEO, John Hanke in an interview (via NintendoEverything ). Fans are also treated to a doubled amount of Pokestops and Candy that they can get from the Buddy Pokemon . Read More »

LG X venture is a rugged Android phone that's launching this week


It will be sold exclusively on AT&T network . LG's aim with the X Venture was to build a phone that suits the needs of the outdoor explorer, or anyone that just wants a good device that can handle the life of an adventurer. As far as the cameras are concerned, the LG X venture packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. QuickButton works differently depending on how it's pressed - short press for Outdoor Essentials, long press for settings and ... Read More »

Qualcomm sues four Apple contract manufacturers


Qualcomm in a statement said that the license agreements with the manufacturers in many cases were entered into before Apple sold its first iPhone and Apple is not a party to the agreements. These royalties amount to a tax on the manufacturers' use of baseband processors manufactured by Qualcomm's competitors, a tax that excludes these competitors and harms competition. Read More »

Vive Unveils New Wireless, Standalone VR Headset

It is working with HTC, the company that made the Vive VR headset for PC, and Lenovo on hardware. Current VR headsets, including Facebook Inc.'s Oculus Rift and Google's own Daydream system, require a PC or phone. As for how well it will work or how it compares to existing VR headsets, we don't yet know. In addition, you also won't need to install external tracking devices around the room. Read More »

Latest Instagram update adds face filters and more


To see all eight in action, just open the camera and then select the face icon in the bottom right corner. The app's camera now includes a " Rewind " feature that shares videos in reverse. You can also add hashtags to your Stories, so people can tap them to explore more tagged content. If Instagram launched a pair of camera glasses, we're not going to be able to tell them apart. Read More »

McKayla Maroney Says Ass Video Wasn't Hacked, Enjoy It


Less than 24 hours later, Maroney responded to the online criticism in a subsequent post, writing: "I didn't get hacked ". After fans thought she was hacked, she took to Twitter to reveal she was the one who posted the racy content. When she sported a fuller pout in July previous year, she denied getting lip injections to Seventeen Magazine. She even tweeted in March, "if i die, please turn all my voice notes into songs " and that she'd been up all night writing songs again. Read More »

This is Moto C, not the one you were looking for

However, a recent leak suggests that the company is getting ready to significantly expand its smartphone lineup in 2017. But, now, looks like Lenovo has confirmed them all in a new leak. The Moto E Plus will come with a 5.5 inch HD display and a massive 5000mAh battery . Motorola has announced that pricing for the Moto C Plus will start at €119 with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage . Read More »

Miss District of Columbia wins 2017 Miss USA


Miss New Jersey Chhavi Verg is a student at Rutgers University studying marketing and Spanish. The Miss USA failed two attempts in 2015 and 2016 respectively and became first runner-up . CMA Award-winner Brett Eldredge performed his new single "The Long Way" as the women modeled their evening gowns. This year, the women were allowed to choose their swimsuits from a selection of 20. Read More »

Apple's WWDC 2017 opening keynote to kick off 5 June


This year the event will be held in the conference center. Apple Music may get a more video-centric interface with the launch of iOS 11, and also host as many as 10 original shows by the end of 2017. Choudhary went on: "From a consumer's perspective, Apple launching a " Siri Speaker" can only be a good thing". Any more hardware to expect at WWDC 2017? Apple could also use the platform to announce the updated version of the iPad Pro 12.9, which was originally launched in September ... Read More »

Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega


The runs come so quick and it's hard to block them. "Doug Yates (of Roush Yates Engines) brings some awesome horsepower, and our Ford Mustang was super-fast". An incident occurred on the backstretch of the final lap involving Darrell Wallace Jr. and JJ Yeley, but NASCAR made the decision to not throw a caution flag letting the field finish under green. Read More »

Meteor Shower peaks Friday night, Saturday morning


The Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory will open to give people a fantastic view of the meteor shower. For most observers, the eta Aquariids are only visible during the last couple of hours before the start of morning twilight. Read More »

Zimbabwe 'not a poor country': Mugabe


Mugabe, whose health has been weakening, declared that the country he has ruled since 1980 is the most developed on the continent after South Africa. Donald Kaberuka, former President of the African Development Bank Group, said: "Today we are talking about fragility in Africa". Read More »

Facebook begins selling low-priced WiFi in India


LMES (Rajasthan) and Shaildhar (Meghalaya) enable these hotspots in the four states. Express Wi-Fi program is available in four other countries: Kenya, Nigeria, Indonesia, and Tanzania. Network provider Airtel has come in as the fifth partner to offer more than 20,000 hotspots across India, PTI reported. "We will recommend ISPs based on our tests and usually the speed of the WiFi has to be somewhat around 10mbps", Seth said, adding, that if someone wants to use the WiFi, the person will buy ... Read More »

Samsung To Launch Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus In India Today

The Samsung Galaxy S8 have a type C charger with faster charging speed and even an option for wireless charging. They removed the front home button and instead of placing the fingerprint button in place of the home button they placed the fingerprint sensor on the back of the phone below the camera. Read More »

Corey Davis: 'I Like The Vibe Philly Has Going On'


Stay with Channel 4 and for updates from the draft. Tennessee has been seeking more weapons for Mariota as the quarterback heads into his third season as a pro. "I came back into the room where all my family was and tried to keep it a secret from them, but they got it out of me". There's the size (Williams), the speed (Ross) and the all-around (Davis) receiver. Read More »

NASA's Cassini spacecraft poised to plunge beneath Saturn's rings

The Cassini spacecraft survived the first of 22 dives between Saturn and its rings, NASA announced early Thursday. During its flight through uncharted territory, Cassini will collect new data about Saturn, including its internal arrangement based on the planet's gravity and magnetic fields, how much material is in its icy rings and the spacecraft will, of course, deliver "ultra-close" images of Saturn's rings and clouds. Read More »

Baahubali 2 new posters: Amarendra Baahubali, Devasena look majestic


Baahubali: The Conclusion , or Baahubali 2, is just two days away from release and fan frenzy is at an all time high. The certificate formalities of the film for the censor board has been done and the film has awarded U/A certificate without any cut, the film is all set to hit theatres on this 28 April. Read More »

Thousands brave rain at Washington science march

They cited President Donald Trump administration' proposed 5.8 billion USA dollars cut to the National Institutes of Health, and also its proposed 2.6 billion dollars cut to the Environmental Protection Agency. But it should also be used to inform government policy, particularly when it comes to matters of public health, education, research funding, and fighting climate change. Read More »