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NASA plans Wednesday announcement of mission to touch sun

NASA plans Wednesday announcement of mission to touch sun

Not only will it be the first mission to get closer to the Sun that any mission ever in history has but also will "touch" the star. "We want to measure the environment there and find what the heating processes really are that make the corona hot and accelerate the solar wind", said NASA chief scientist Thomas Zurbuchen.



Microsoft OneDrive will support the NEW Files app in Apple's iOS 11

Apple on Monday introduced a music speaker, its first hardware since Apple Watch was rolled out two years ago, at this year's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). The lack of a breakthrough device has periodically raised concerns that Apple has become too dependent on the iPhone and supported the theory that the company lost its knack for innovation when its co-founder Steve Jobs died of cancer in 2011.



WWDC 2017: 5 major announcements from Apple's Keynote address

When will your iPhone and iPad get iOS 11? CEO Tim Cook revealed plans for the new software at the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose. Apple also brought file system and virtual reality (VR) to High Sierra. MacBook Pros will be shipped with Intel's Kaby Lake processors and faster SSDs.



Apple debuts HomePod speaker to take on Amazon, Google

The HomePod features six microphones for users to interact with across the room. Apple Inc on Monday introduced the HomePod, a voice-controlled speaker that can make music suggestions and adjust home temperatures, taking aim at Amazon .com Inc's Alexa feature and Echo devices.


Amazon, Reddit join internet 'day of action' for net neutrality

Amazon, Reddit join internet 'day of action' for net neutrality

Get ready to take action with EFF and Team Internet to defend net neutrality on July 12. "The internet won't go down quietly in 2017 and on July 12 people, companies, organizations and websites will let everyone know that the Trump FCC lacks a public mandate to take away our online rights", Free Press Campaign Director Candace Clement said in a news release.


James Corden talks being back in London

James Corden talks being back in London

The Late Late Show With James Corden is dropping into the United Kingdom this week, airing from London for three nights (June 6-9) on CBS in its first major global excursion. Corden's guests include Nicole Kidman, David Beckham, Tom Cruise, Rus ssell Brand and " Game of Thrones " star Kit Harington. In a lighter moment, Corden also weighed in on Donald Trump's spat with London mayor Sadiq Khan, saying the United Kingdom politician's comments had been taken out of context by the US ...