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Northern Ireland power-sharing deal unlikely in coming days, Sinn Fein says

Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams said on Saturday that Northern Ireland’s political parties were unlikely to reach a deal to restore the province’s power-sharing agreement in the next few days. The region has been locked in a political crisis since January’s collapse of the coalition between pro-British unionists and Irish nationalists mandated under a 1998 peace deal that… Read More »

Apple’s Siri smart speaker said to be in production; WWDC unveiling days away?

One of the biggest tech products in the last few years has absolutely nothing to do with Apple. The smart speaker is a whole new category that was created by Amazon back in 2014, and includes an AI assistant called Alexa. That head start has allowed Amazon to control 70.6% of the market with Google’s Home smart speaker… Read More »

Mosul battle will be finished within days – Iraqi army chief

Iraqi security forces are only days away from completing the operation to recapture Mosul from so-called Islamic State, the army’s chief of staff says. Lt Gen Othman al-Ghanimi told the BBC he hoped the jihadist group would be defeated in the city before the Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins on 26 May. Recent gains in the north… Read More »

Trump 100 days that shook the world and the activists fighting back

The first 100 days of President Donald Trump: how has my life changed? First of all, there was the mourning period. Not for me, but for my fellow citizens. I was just mad. And I wasn’t even maddest at the Trump voters. I understood that the critical battle lines now are not left versus right, but the 1%… Read More »

Official render of the Meizu M1E leaks a few days before official announcement

Chinese smartphone maker Meizu has recently sent out invitations for a press event set for the date of August 10. The device said to be unveiled is the Meizu M1E. The smartphone has a strikingly similar frontal design to another major smartphone maker. Not a huge surprise there. The device’s render below looks like the images that were… Read More »