Jun 07 2017
Designed for high-end graphics editing, virtual reality content creation and real-time 3D rendering in particular, the iMac Pro certainly looks impressive, but with prices starting at $4,999, it's going to be beyond the financial reach of the majority of home users. Apple also introduced its workstation-grade iMac Pro. For the first time ever, Apple offers a 4K iMac that starts at $1,499.
Apple also claims to have integrated solid-state storage (SSD) that's twice as fast, though only benchmarks will prove that promise.
The 21.5-inch model can be configured up to 32GB of RAM, while the 27-inch can get up to 64 GB of RAM.
The refresh iMac displays are 43 percent brighter than previous ones, with 500 nits and 10-bit dithering and the capability to reproduce 1 billion colours.
Goffin retires from match at French Open
Defending champion Garbine Muguruza advanced to the fourth round of the French Open by beating Yulia Putintseva 7-5, 6-2. This was the second retirement of the day after Belgian David Goffin was forced out with an injured right ankle.
Private Survey: Companies added a solid 253000 jobs in May
The U.S. central bank said "most" districts had cited worker shortages across a broadening range of occupations and regions. Almost 40 percent of the job cuts were announced by Ford Motor Co, according to the report.
Germany, China pledge to boost ties amid Trump concerns
Li said he believed they two had found a solution on the issue of Chinese quotas for electric cars after a lengthy discussion. Merkel and Li met hours ahead of Trump's decision on whether to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord.
The new iMac Pro. The new iMac models from Apple will come with newer faster processors, support for Thunderbolt 3, faster storage options, discrete graphics, and brighter displays. Notably, the new iMac Pro is scheduled to ship in December this year with a starting price tag of $4,999 (US). The new MacBook models are just 13.1mm thick, therefore Apple said these are the "thinnest and lightest notebook" from the company.
This likely means that these Core i5 and i7 chips are actually Core i5-Y and i7-Y CPUs that launched with the Kaby Lake generation, meant to succeed the previous Intel Core m parts while maintaining much of the same power profile as before. With an all-flash architecture and all-new thermal design, the iMac Pro delivers up to 80% more cooling capacity in the same thin and seamless iMac design. This new range of iMacs include an iMac 21.5-inch standard variant, a 21.5-inch iMac with Retina 4K display, and a 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina display.
'It is incredibly satisfying to see the capabilities of Radeon Pro 500 series in elegant form factors and enabling fantastic content creation, gaming and VR experiences, ' crowed Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect of the Radeon Technologies Group at AMD.
Graphics are driven by the new AMD Radeon Vega GPU with up to 16 GB of on-package HBM2 memory and performance of up to 11 teraflops (single precision). The new MacBook Air models will also get a bump in processor speed.
The Radeon Pro 500 series starts with the Radeon Pro 555, which has 12 compute units for a total of 768 stream processors, 81GB/s of memory bandwidth, and offers a 1.3 T/FLOPS peak performance.
Jun 06 2017
Goldman Sachs USD2.8 Bn Venezuelan bonds purchase creates uproar
According to Reuters , Goldman Sachs acquired the bonds from New York-based investment firm Dinosaur Financial Group. Likely the most frustrating aspect for Goldman is the fact that they didn't even buy the bonds from the government.
Jun 05 2017
Warriors defeat Cavaliers to take 2-0 lead in NBA Finals
After struggling a bit in a four-game sweep of in in the first round, Cleveland turned it on against Toronto and Boston. Cavaliers: Tristan Thompson scored his first points of the series on a driving dunk midway through the first quarter.
Jun 04 2017
Horgan urges Clark to recall legislature, citing softwood, drug crisis
After negotiations with both the Liberals and the NDP, the Greens chose to side with John Horgan's NDP. If Clark can't win the confidence of the legislature, she would be expected to resign.
Jun 04 2017
Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation
Mickelson, a 42-time PGA TOUR victor , five-time major victor and six-time U.S. Phil Mickelson will miss the US Open to attend his daughter's graduation.
Jun 04 2017
London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians
MARTIN: In a minute, I'm going to ask you to tell us about the area, about central London, for people who aren't familiar with it. Police treated injured on the bridge, buildings in the area were evacuated and subway stations in the area shut down.
Jun 03 2017
Netflix Cancels 'Sense8' As CEO Encourages Creative Risks
Hastings was asked if Netflix wants to leverage its subscriber base for something other than the company's core content offering. But I think even if they unwind the Title II rules, my guess would be that the net neutrality principles are still followed".
Jun 03 2017
Virginia officers to carry torch to support Special Olympics
Fundraising programs include Plane Pulls, Polar Plunges, Tip-A-Cop and more according to the Special Olympics website . This event continues to grow as the single largest fund-raiser for the Illinois Special Olympics .
Jun 03 2017
Police arrest man after theft from OR train stabbing victim
Tschaggeny was wearing Best's wedding band at the time of his arrest, and police said the victim's book bag was recovered nearby. The Portland Police Bureau tweeted news of the arrest Friday, but did not immediately release the man's name.
Jun 02 2017
How will the Conor-Floyd boxing match end?
Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao split their pot 60-40 in Mayweather's favor for that highly publicized 2015 fight. The popular MMA fighter hasn't fought as a boxer from the time he fought as mixed martial arts fighter.
Jun 02 2017
What does 'covfefe' mean? Social media rushes to define Trump's typo
At 12.06am on Wednesday, Trump wrote: " Despite the constant negative press covfefe ", triggering a torrent of jokes on Twitter. By making the comment that covfefe is a big secret will now cause #covfefegate to go on for hours if not days.
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Jun 02 2017"He wants to stay in England" - Mino Raiola on Ibrahimovic's future
Jun 01 2017'Something strange' is going on with Trump's Twitter, experts say
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May 31 2017British Airways operating full flight schedule
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