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Apple brings Live Photos to the web with new JavaScript API

Apple brings Live Photos to the web with new JavaScript API

A live photo is a cross between a video and a GIF, but on-demand animation for live photos was limited to iOS and Instagram's Boomerang feature...until now. This is a frustration of Live Photos enthusiasts who feel like the full impact of their photos are not being felt by viewers, or that the intent of their phots aren't being preserved online.


Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices

Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices

Google has made it official - Google Home now supports multiple users. So others - i.e, your kids or an intelligent parrot - shouldn't be able to tell Home to buy something on your account. From here, you can change the news sources included in the "daily briefing", a digest of updates; link smart home appliances like Philips Hue bulbs; and log into services like Lyft and Uber.


Japan and United States set framework for economic talks

Japan and United States set framework for economic talks

Pyongyang has repeatedly thumbed its nose at U.S. demands to halt its nuclear and missile tests and ignored a warning from Mr Pence this week to "not test" the United States. Mr Trump has scrapped the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact, a 12-nation trade deal aimed partly at countering China's economic clout. "According to one Russian official, ' Trump is more impulsive and unpredictable than Kim Jong-Un .' Well then, Russia, you should have thought of that before you elected him!" Foreign ...


'Carmen Sandiego' is officially in works with Gina Rodriguez

'Carmen Sandiego' is officially in works with Gina Rodriguez

Produced by Hougton Mifflin Harcourt and DHX Media, the show runner will be Duane Capizzi, the writer for the animated series The Batman . Rodriguez gushed about the news in a series of tweets Tuesday. The series will follow Sandiego as she travles the world to pull off a string of worldwide heists - all with an educational slant - while also delving into the character's backstory.


EPA Shuts Down Rumor Chicago Office Is Closing: 'False Information'

EPA Shuts Down Rumor Chicago Office Is Closing: 'False Information'

Pruitt on Wednesday visited a Superfund site for the first time in his tenure, something elected officials from both parties noted. The story prompted the union for EPA employees in the Great Lakes region to ask EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt for a meeting when he was in the area.


Trump orders review of Iran nuclear deal; Tillerson says Iran complying

Trump orders review of Iran nuclear deal; Tillerson says Iran complying

Spicer said that the US might impose additional sanctions against Iran following the review, while cognizant of the potential fallout sanctions could cause. The first is how Trump will treat the nuclear agreement that his predecessor, Barack Obama, reached with Iran in 2015. "Trump has directed a National Security Council-led interagency review of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action that will evaluate whether suspension of sanctions related to Iran pursuant to the JCPOA is vital ...