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What Wi-Fi Security Problem? Windows is Already Patched

Belgian researchers Mathy Vanhoef and Frank Piessens of Belgian university KU Leuven disclosed the bug in WPA2, which secures modern Wi-Fi systems used by vendors for wireless communications between mobile phones, laptops and other connected devices with Internet-connected routers or hot spots. Read More »

2 killed in police shoot-out in India-administered Kashmir

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He said that Shah was a resident of Shopian district, while Mir belonged to Litter village of Pulwama, where the encounter with the security forces took place. The cops fired tear smoke shells, pellets and live ammunition on the mob causing injuries to five protestors. One of the injured, identified as Gulzar Mir, who had sustained a gunshot died in a hospital, reports added. Read More »

Microsoft finally admits Windows Phone is dead

Joe Belfiore is Microsoft's Vice President of Operating Systems and plays a big part in Windows 10 for all devices, including mobile. And Microsoft's Joe Belfiore is the man who's driving the final nail in the company's OS coffin. But the number of users were very less to invoke interest in writing applications. However, the user base of Windows phone is just too small to get their interest. Read More »

Energy East pipeline cancelled

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TransCanada had hit regulatory hurdles even before the greenhouse gas assessment was announced. Trudeau's "a lack of interest and leadership" on Energy East could undermine confidence in national unity, said Wall. Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU), Canada's largest oil, gas and refining company by market capitalization, had hoped Energy East would allow it to replace USA and offshore oil at its 137,000-barrel-per-day Montreal refinery, said spokeswoman Sneh Seetal. Read More »

Sony Is Teasing Some "Big Game Announcements" During Paris Games Week

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The Sony PlayStation VR headset launched past year and now it gets a design update. In a blog post announcing the new PlayStation VR model, Sony said that the headset would similarly cost $400. This is the second edition of the PlayStation VR, which offers an improved build quality, new design as well as the powerful camera. Sony relayed the news itself via the official PlayStation Europe account, adding that there are also some important updates coming down the pipeline. Read More »

Apple investigating claims that iPhone 8 splits during charging

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The iPhone 8 was launched a little over a week ago to what was a rather tepid response . "Chinese brands are growing swiftly thanks not only to smartphone design, manufacturing capability and rich feature sets, but also by out-smarting and out-spending rivals in sales channels, go-to-market and marketing promotion strategies", Pathak said recently. Read More »

Google admits citing 4chan to spread fake Vegas shooter news

On Facebook and Twitter, where tweets claiming to be urgent messages about missing loved ones ran rampant, fake information can be even more hard to discern as the posts mirror legitimate cries for help . The companies on Monday issued statements blaming the results on algorithmic miscalculations - the result of companies moving away from human moderators to rely on machines and artificial intelligence. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 out now

When you can't install Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, you may need to free up storage space, or you may need to disconnect from the Internet and restart the installation. However, it plays well as a mobile version of the game, and for some, it may be their only option. EA Sports made a couple of big calculated risks past year by overhauling the gameplay and graphics through the use of the Frostbite engine for the first time as well as introducing a first-ever story ... Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Available Worldwide Today

Among those releases, a Switch version is coming. Numerous modes remain unchanged from last year's installments which is good news if you liked things the way they were. Players can continue the career of Alex Hunter in The Journey: Hunter Returns. Having legends on the game is, of course, not a new phenomenon as they have been on the game for years, but this time things are slightly different due to the introduction of ICONs Stories. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 PC Launch Interrupted By Download Issues

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This solves many problems with playing online, even if it is annoying. Broadcast packages and lineup graphics help add to the realism and depth, moving the video game closer to real life. FIFA Ultimate Teams are also on the console and perform exactly how you'd expect. Squad Battles are a part of Ultimate Team where you earn points to gain rewards, but you won't be able to play them on the Switch version. Read More »

BlackBerry turning things around thanks to record software sales

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They expect $-0.61 earnings per share, down 3.39% or $0.02 from last year's $-0.59 per share. The number of shares now owned by investors are 21.32 mln. The last close places the company's stock about $8.81 off its 52 week high of $79.91 and $46.69 above the 52 week low of $24.41. Shares of BlackBerry in NY were up as much as 17.3% to US$10.83 in intraday trading. Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 Poses For The Camera Again

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A fingerprint scanner is also mounted on the back. Chinese company Huawei is preparing to introduce its flagship Mate 10 . On the front, the device is believed to feature a 5.9 inch full HD display with 18:9 ratio along with all the necessary sensors, including the front camera. Read More »

Apple announces third generation smartwatch with LTE

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The third-generation Apple Watch is an wonderful health and fitness companion with intelligent coaching features, water resistance 50 meters1 and a new barometric altimeter that measures relative elevation. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus will also sport improved cameras, a glass back for the wireless charging, and a better-quality "Retina HD" display that Apple says is better able to handle ambient light. Read More »

Destiny 2: What to Expect from the First Month

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As we near the release dates for Destiny 2's expansions and future content, more details should become available. For a series first it's also coming to PC via Blizzard's Battle.net launcher, but not until October 24. So, you'll get the game when it's 12 AM on 6th September in your country. Understandably, Bungie and Activision have been rather coy about what Destiny 2's story is really all about. Read More »

Google announces ARCore, its answer to Apple's ARKit

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Today, ARCore runs on the Google Pixel and Samsung's Galaxy S8 . While ARKit's capabilities are far from those of Google's now essentially dead Tango platform , the fact that the development tool has the potential to reach a wider audience when compared to competitors gives it an advantage in the burgeoning augmented reality space. Read More »

Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana team up to take on Google

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HomePod will take Amazon Echo and Google Home, which have been building momentum in the market for voice-controlled speakers capable of controlling smart appliances, fetching content from the internet and more. With Cortana as a guest on Alexa , Alexa users will have access to some of Cortana's most useful productivity capabilities that help people stay organized and on top of what's important to them. Read More »

Microsoft Is No Longer Selling The Original Xbox One

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Take care, old friend. The first Xbox One had resembled a VCR unit back then and was $100 more than Sony's PlayStation 4, may be this is why Sony was a step ahead than Microsoft when it came to console. The retail versions Xbox One X and Xbox One S are available in their online stores and for those who still want to settle for the Xbox One - refurbished models of Xbox One are available for $199. Read More »

Walmart And Google Partner On Voice-Based Shopping

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Amazon , whose voice-controlled aide Alexa allows users to shop from the retailer, has the lion's share of the United States' voice-controlled device industry , with its Echo devices accounting for 72.2 per cent of the market previous year, far ahead of the Google Home gadget's 22 per cent, according to research firm eMarketer . Read More »

This Is How You Can Watch Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launch Event

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Samsung touts that you can even use the S Pen to write on the Note 8 when the display is wet. This is all backed up by a 3300mAh battery , being a few hundred mAh less than the 3600mAh Galaxy S8 +. This time, both the device and the S Pen get IP68 certification, which makes them both water resistant and dust proof. It is said to have a finer tip and better pressure sensitivity. Read More »

Here's What's New With Android 8.0 Oreo

These leaks directly suggest that the Google has settled on the choice of Oreo for the Android O . Google announced today that it would unveil Android O on Monday, 21st August 2017. Similar to notifications in Apple iPhones, Android O-powered smartphones too will now show the notification count in top corner of the app icon. It should be noted here that Google had concluded the beta test of Android Nougat last week and said the beta test of Android O will begin soon. Read More »

Samsung Updates Bixby Globally Days Before The Launch Of Galaxy Note 8

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The accessory available with the smartphone will enable users in taking notes, writing messages and sharing them as a GIF with friends. As far as the camera hardware is concerned, Galaxy Note8 is expected to come packed with two 12 MP cameras (Wide-angle lens with f/1.7 aperture and dual-pixel autofocus + Telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture and 2x Optical Zoom) with OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), and on the front, a wide-angle 8MP snapper with f/1.7 aperture. Read More »

Apple Forays into Original Video Content with $1 Billion Investment

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These include the critically panned Planet of the Apps , an app-focused take on " Shark Tank " starring celebrity mentors Will.i.am and Jessica Alba and the delayed Carpool Karaoke , which launched this month. Some producers are eager to work with Apple , sensing a first-mover advantage. Both are housed inside the Apple Music silo, but this new initiative will nearly certainly feature as part of the company's Apple TV platform. Read More »

Man charged for throwing rifle into water used in deadly shooting

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McCarthy's next appearance will be in October. Officer Michael made a traffic stop on a vehicle for a registration violation. The suspect drove a few blocks before crashing the vehicle and fleeing on foot. Noble told the officers he "panicked" when he returned home on Monday - the day after the shooting - and found the rifle leaning against an inside doorway, the statement said. Read More »

HomePod Firmware Leak Tips IPhone 8 5.8-inch Screen

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The latest tidbit to surface from the leak is that the iPhone 8 will rock a massive 5.8-inch screen. It doesn't look like Apple will be abandoning those users any time soon either, as reports this week claim that an upgraded iPhone SE 2 is on the way. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to go on sale from September 15

Earlier in the week, Evan Blass unveiled the Galaxy Note 8 technical sheet. One reason behind this decision is Samsung's chief rival Apple dropping plans to integrate fingerprint sensor under the display in the iPhone 8 . Apple is turning the heads and break the records with the iPhone 8 , iPhone Pro, iPhone X later this fall. The cutouts for the sensors and selfie camera corresponds with the leaked images of the front panel of the Galaxy Note 8 that have surfaced in the recent ... Read More »

Google launches fourth and final Android O developer preview

Developers can look forward to incremental updates to the SDK, tools, and Android Emulator system images are said to be coming in the next few days. The as-yet-named Android O (Oreo, anyone?) includes a number of new features such as autofill, adaptive launcher icons, picture-in-picture, improved notifications, support for Wi-Fi Aware and more. Read More »

Spielberg reveals an overview of the virtual world of "Ready Player One"

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When Halliday dies, he leaves his vast fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the Oasis , sparking a contest that grips the entire world. But, Steven Spielberg not only had a talent search. "This film will expose a lot of people to the concept of virtual reality, and I think that this will change the speed of adoption" of this tool, has added Ernie Cline . Read More »

Samsung Signs Deal to Build US Home Appliance Plant

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Doosan Group will invest $790 million in expanding its US plant as well as on research and development of next generation goods like fuel cells. The company already operates a call center in Greenville County, which employs 800 people. "With this investment, Samsung is reaffirming its commitment to expanding its US operations and deepening our connection to the American consumers, engineers and innovators who are driving global trends in consumer electronics". Read More »

N.Korea warns ex-S.Korean president of death 'any time'

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McMaster said Moon's visit would include discussions on a new approach to North Korea. "This is an issue that must be considered, and that South Korea and the United States must work closely on". But some leading North Korea experts in the United States are urging Trump to rethink his position on preconditions, possibly sending a high-level presidential delegation to North Korea in exchange for a freeze on ballistic missile and nuclear tests. Read More »

Nintendo Super Famicom Classic Mini Edition Announced

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Star Fox went on to reappear a few years later in 1997 in the classic Star Fox 64, but for years, fans have been left wanting to play Star Fox 2 for themselves. And they made it a true bonus game: The only way to unlock the new game is through playing (and hopefully beating) the original StarFox game. The miniature console will also ship with a USB power adapter and an HDMI cable. Read More »

National Football League suspends former Browns bust Justin Gilbert for a year

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After testing positive again, Gilbert was suspended for at least a year by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport . Gilbert played sparingly in his one year with the Steelers, appearing in 12 games and starting in none of them. He was released on February 6th and it stands to reason the team knew some sort of suspension was coming down the pike. Read More »