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Business Here's Everything Coming With iOS 12
Author: 0 Here's Everything Coming With iOS 12

This file format will also work throughout iOS 12 in apps such as Safari , Mail, Messages , and the Files app. Apple has unveiled digital wellbeing tools to help people reduce the time they spend glued to their screens . Top new features of macOSMojave include a new Dark Mode, Desktop and Finder for app organising, Group FaceTime , and all new Mac App Store. Apple faced a backlash late a year ago when it emerged that the company slowed down some older iPhones with flagging ...

Business European stocks recover in cautious trade
Author: 0 European stocks recover in cautious trade

Britain's FTSE 100 sank 1.2 percent and the French CAC 40 slumped 1.2 percent. Speaking to reporters, the official said that Treasury was tracking Italy's political turmoil closely, but he has not seen any systemic impact from volatility in Italian and worldwide markets that was a concern for the United States .

Business Howard Schultz stepping down as Starbucks chairman
Author: 0 Howard Schultz stepping down as Starbucks chairman

Howard Schultz , who helped build Starbucks into a global food industry powerhouse, is stepping down as executive chairman of the coffee chain. During his four decades as ceo and chairman, Schultz grew Starbucks from 11 stores to more than 28,000 stores in 77 countries, while demonstrating that a business can simultaneously deliver best-in-class financial performance and share success with its people and the communities it serves.

Author: 0 WWDC 18: Watch Apple map out the future of iOS and macOS

Apple announced the second version of its augmented reality develop kit - ARKit 2 . Unconfirmed reports suggest that Apple is working on an augmented reality headset scheduled for release in 2020. The Voice Memo and iBooks apps have received big updates as well. iBooks has been renamed to Apple Books and the UI gets a big overhaul in iOS 12. The operating systems themselves won't be available to the general public until the Fall, but Apple will likely announce an earlier public beta ...

Business US TRADE WAR ramps up
Author: 0 US TRADE WAR ramps up

No joint statement was issued at the end of Sunday's meeting in Beijing , and there has been no response to the Chinese comments by the U.S. side. Those talks produced "positive and concrete" developments, according to a Chinese government statement carried by the official news agency, Xinhua.

Business Google to End Involvement in Pentagon AI Project
Author: 0 Google to End Involvement in Pentagon AI Project

Among the employees who have resigned , one engineer "petitioned to rename a conference room after Clara Immerwahr, a German chemist who killed herself in 1915 after protesting the use of science in warfare". So far, Google hasn't commented on Gizmodo's report. The initial contract, which is set to expire in 2019, was signed when the company was more focused on pursuing military work, Greene reportedly said, but employee backlash has sparked the decision not to renew.

Business Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign
Author: 0 Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign

Protest organizers urged the king to cancel the tax plan, saying the poor are being targeted disproportionately. The increases have caused Mulki's popularity to plummet. There have been scattered protests in provincial towns, prompting police in some places to use teargas. "The government has been raising prices for everything, without improving any of the country's poor services in return", Ali Ibrahim, one of the protesters, said.

Business Winning Lotto Max Numbers
Author: 0 Winning Lotto Max Numbers

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Business Merkel rules out relief for Italy, gives nod to Macron
Author: 0 Merkel rules out relief for Italy, gives nod to Macron

Reports say a major trading war is brewing between the USA and its closets allies after the imposition of new tariffs which could see U.S. consumers pay more for everything from canned soup to cars. "After all, we now have a situation in the eurozone that did not exist for a long time". But Merkel was adamant that solidarity among eurozone countries should not lead to a "debt union".

Business Microsoft surpasses Alphabet to become third most valuable firm
Author: 0 Microsoft surpasses Alphabet to become third most valuable firm

According to a report in Investor's Business Daily late Tuesday, Microsoft had a market cap of $753 billion at the close of trading, nearly $14 billion ahead of Alphabet . The ballooning valuations have fueled speculation as to which US tech company will be the first to reach a $1 trillion-market cap. Earlier in the year, investment bank Morgan Stanley released an estimate saying Microsoft could reach $1 trillion in valuation by the end of 2018.

Business New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrants
Author: 0 New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrants

Giuseppe Conte was also sworn in as Italy's prime minister. The Five Star Movement , an anti-globalist and euroskeptic party, is half the alliance now governing Italy, along with the far-right League. Reaction to the new government was wary, with concerns still running high about Italy's massive debt mountain and the future of the European Union and its single currency.

Business It's not just you: Visa outage disrupts payments in parts of Europe
Author: 0 It's not just you: Visa outage disrupts payments in parts of Europe

Visa (NYSE:V) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April 25th. Angry customers also took to social media to vent about their cards not working. The Royal Bank of Scotland's Twitter help account said cash machine withdrawals were unaffected. Shop tills and pay-as-you-go terminals at petrol stations would not accept card payments - forcing shoppers to revert to cash.

Business White House hails surge in hiring, low unemployment rate in May
Author: 0 White House hails surge in hiring, low unemployment rate in May

It was the 92nd-consecutive month of job creation. Average hourly earnings rose 0.3 percent from the prior month, topping projections for 0.2 percent, following a 0.1 percent gain, the report showed. Almost 15 percent of what he calls "job stayers" saw no increase in wages in the past 12 months. That suggests that many employers have yet to worry about their workers being lured away.

Business Alibaba has a driverless delivery robot that brings packages to your door
Author: 0 Alibaba has a driverless delivery robot that brings packages to your door

Customers can also remotely control the temperature of the smart locker through a phone app so that delivered food can be kept warm or cool. "We want to build a three-dimensional distribution network". It authorizes couriers to leave packages via facial recognition while also serving as a temporary mini-fridge. After reaching the destination, the Alibaba delivery robot, G Plus either deposits the package or the consumer enters a PIN code and receives their order.

Business Dog Found Dead On Delta Airlines Flight
Author: 0 Dog Found Dead On Delta Airlines Flight

When Dellegrazie picked up his dog's body and belongings, the Delta cargo facility was under investigation and blocked off with caution tape, a video by WDIV shows. Delta told WXYZ-TV that a flight attendant checked on Alejandro about 6 a.m. In a statement to ABC News, Delta said, "We know pets are an important member of the family and we are focused on the well-being of all animals we transport".

Business Petrobras CEO Pedro Parente Resigns as Strikes Take Down Market Favorite
Author: 0 Petrobras CEO Pedro Parente Resigns as Strikes Take Down Market Favorite

The separate 10-day trucker protest against diesel price hikes has left major cities running short on food, gasoline and medical supplies, despite significantly easing on Tuesday night. However, that stands in stark contrast to Petrobras' approach since Temer took over from President Dilma Rousseff when she was impeached and removed from office in 2016.

Business China warns USA trade deals off if tariffs go ahead
Author: 0 China warns USA trade deals off if tariffs go ahead

Further trade frictions between the United States and China could also create difficulties for Vice Premier Liu He, a close ally of President Xi Jinping . Trump and North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un. Members of Congress criticized the agreement to lift a ban on sales of US components to ZTE, which admitted violating rules on exports to Iran and North Korea.

Business Funeral companies face CMA inquiry into rising costs
Author: 0 Funeral companies face CMA inquiry into rising costs

Cremations will also come under the scope of the review as they're estimated to account for around 75% of all funerals. In parallel with the Treasury crackdown, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a review into the funeral market to examine whether information provided by funeral directors on prices and services is clear enough for consumers.

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