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LeBron James' leadership move makes big impact after Cavaliers game

It is what it is. The Cavs, however, have the best player in the world in LeBron James , a trusty sidekick in Kyrie Irving , and a bevy of shooters and defenders to throw at Golden State. It was the first team to ever recover from a 3-1 deficit in the finals . And this year, it was Cleveland's turn to lose Bogut. This year, the showdown seemed inevitable.


Google's Chrome browser to block some ads by next year

Google's Chrome browser to block some ads by next year

The digital-ad giant'sannouncement comes as hundreds of millions of internet users have already installed ad blockers on their desktop computers and phones to combat ads that track them and make browsing sites hard. "That's why we joined the Coalition for Better Ads , an industry group dedicated to improving online ads", said Sridhar Ramaswamy, Google's senior vice president for advertising in a blog post Thursday.



Google Home smart speaker coming to Canada within weeks

The speaker will land in the True North, strong and free on June 26th. The Google Home will cost $179 in Canada, right on par with USA pricing when you consider the ongoing devaluation of the Canadian dollar. It's always been rumoured that Apple is preparing to release its own smart home device, possibly called the 'Siri Speaker' and it's possible this year's WWDC will give us our first glimpse at the product.



Apple says payouts from App Store total $70 bn

Apple announced developers have earned over $70 billion since the App Store went live in 2008. Giving Siri its own dedicated speaker would allow Apple to ride the more recent phenomenon of always-listening voice assistants that can perform home automation tasks-via Apple's HomeKit protocol-in addition to looking up sports scores and reading weather reports.



McGovern: Trump decision to leave Paris Agreement is "dumb"

On Twitter, Peduto responded , "As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the Paris Agreement for our people, our economy & future". "In fact , it not only disconnects us from the rest of the world, it makes us a follower instead of being a leader ", Eaves said. "All the discussions we had through the last several weeks have been focused on one singular issue: Is Paris good or not for this country?" said Pruitt.



Kevin Durant: The Pressure is On Ring Or Bust?

As this highly anticipated rematch tipped off at last, the biggest difference from a year ago was clear. If not, they'll have to take care of impending free agents Durant and Stephen Curry before thinking about Thompson's future. The first thought by many is that there might not be enough basketball to go around and get Curry, Thompson and Durant their shots, but the Warriors' brand of basketball and selflessness should negate that obstacle, on top of being a great defensive team.