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Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 WILL POWER Windows 10 PCs In 2017

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 WILL POWER Windows 10 PCs In 2017

Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 SoC with an integrated Snapdragon X16 Gigabit LTE modem enables mobile devices to run at peak download speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second, the company said. The most direct competitors to these Always Connected PCs will be the new Surface Pro, which includes configurations with the Core m3 or a fanless Core-i5 with optional LTE, and Samsung's Galaxy Book 12.



Apple Said to be Developing Siri-Controlled Smart Speaker

Apple has commenced manufacturing of its rumoured Siri-controlled smart speaker, according to reports on Wednesday, which also outlined how the device could better those now on the market. 9to5Mac speculates that two of the iPads are Wi-Fi models (A1670, A1701); that two are equipped with cellular radios (A1671, A1709); and that the A1701 and 1709 are new 10.5-inch iPad Pros.



Minister offers condolences on bomb that killed 90 in Kabul

Gen. John Nicholson, commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan and the Resolute Support Mission, visits the bomb site in Kabul where dozens were killed and hundreds more injured May 31, 2017 . The ministry did not have details on the possible target of the attack. Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India tweeted "thoughts & prayers" to those affected by the attack.


A look at deadly Afghan insurgent attacks in recent years

A look at deadly Afghan insurgent attacks in recent years

The bomb exploded in the diplomatic quarter near the German Embassy and the Afghan presidential palace. All the windows in his shop and others around him were shattered, he added. Officials from Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital said they received more than 40 bodies and at least 100 wounded. He said most of the wounded were civilians, including women and children.


Democrats decry Trump's expected withdrawal from Paris climate pact

Democrats decry Trump's expected withdrawal from Paris climate pact

Trump himself tweeted that "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". Last week at a conference on climate change, Governor Jerry Brown said California will continue to lead the nation in reducing greenhouse gasses despite the president's refusal.