Why didn’t Apple announce new iPads or Macs at its Gather Round event?

Since iOS 12 and macOS Mojave both got their final release dates at Apple’s special Gather Round event today, you might be wondering why the long-rumored new iPad Pros and Macs didn’t get any stage time in Cupertino. There’s a single, undeniably correct one-word answer to that question: Marketing. Every year since Apple became a […]

Liveblog: All the news from Apple’s “Gather Round” event

Enlarge / The invitation Apple sent to members of the press. (credit: Apple) Liveblog starts in: View Liveblog On September 12, Apple will host a live product announcement event out of the Steve Jobs Theater at its Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California. The company is expected to announce multiple new iPhones and an updated Apple […]

Genie Bouchard ousted in 2nd round at U.S. Open

Eugenie Bouchard was blunt when assessing her inconsistent performance in her second-round loss at the U.S. Open on Thursday. After rolling through three qualifying matches and posting an easy win in the first round, the native of Westmount, Que., lost 6-4, 6-3 to Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic in the second round of the […]

Brooke Henderson tied for 2nd after 1st round of Cambia Portland Classic

Marina Alex matched the course record with a 10-under 62 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead over Brooke Henderson and Minjee Lee in the Cambia Portland Classic. Watch Henderson cap her round with a birdie: Canadian shoots 8-under 64, tied for 2nd place after 1st round. 1:04 With Stacy Lewis unable to defend her […]

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho gets Ed Woodward BACKING to turn round club's fortunes

Mourinho has been told by executive vice chairman Ed Woodward that the club still believe he is the man to turn round their fortunes. And he has also been told he will be backed there if he wants to strengthen his squad in the January transfer window after voicing his frustrations at United’s failure to […]

China says it ‘resolutely opposes’ US trade war as new round of reciprocal tariffs takes effect

China’s commerce ministry has said that it firmly opposes and reserves its right to retaliate to the latest batch of US tariffs that went into effect on Thursday and targeted another $ 16bn worth of imports from the Asian country. In a mirror response, China has slapped hundreds of US products with their own levies. […]

Federer breezes into fourth round

ROGER Federer has swept imperiously to within sight of a record 21st grand slam crown after demolishing Frenchman Adrian Mannarino to safely reach the fourth round. Blazing through the first set in 16 minutes, Federer underlined his reputation as the best front-runner in tennis with a controlled 6-0 7-5 6-4 success in 105 minutes. “It […]

Round of 16: Time for stars to shine in knockout rounds

The thunder-clapping Icelanders have gone home, along with the Egyptians and Peruvians. Now comes the business end of the World Cup, a European- and South American-dominated club that rejects most new applicants as unwanted hoi polloi. The group stage is the crossroads of cultures, a mixture of multitudes filled with happiness and hope. Then comes the knockout […]