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LG V30 expected to get Daydream support

Minimization seems especially counterintuitive when competitor Facebook has been pretty loud about its own VR efforts, between social VR demonstrations and the high-end Oculus headset . It has also...

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Area under hazardous weather outlook

Area under hazardous weather outlook

However, storms may still be strong to severe as they approach the area. Damaging winds and large hail would be the main threats. A severe thunderstorm warning is issued for storms that reach certain ...

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Automakers settle deadly Takata airbag case for $553 mn

Automakers settle deadly Takata airbag case for $553 mn

The court must still approve the settlement . The safety defect has prompted recalls worldwide of about 100 million inflators by 19 major automakers, the largest automotive recall ever for a single s...

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Google shifts mobile focus to apps and digital assistant

It's similar to what Google has done within the YouTube app for years now, except on a system-wide scale. Google highlights some new features in the successor to Android Nougat. Google's autofill...

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White House offers muted response on Comey memo

Rocked by days of damaging developments, President Donald Trump's White House is looking ahead to the president's upcoming foreign trip - and trying to get his plane in the air with as little addition...

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House Oversight Committee wants Comey to testify at public hearing

House Oversight Committee wants Comey to testify at public hearing

Chaffetz, who is chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, announced earlier this year he would leave Congress at the end of his term in April. Some Trump critics say the c...

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Zomato discloses 17 million user records stolen; No payment info compromised

Zomato discloses 17 million user records stolen; No payment info compromised

Zomato said in a blog post that there was "a recent discovery by our security team - about 17 million user records from our database were stolen". The Delhi-based company, in its official blog, said...

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OnePlus 5 name confirmed by OnePlus itself

OnePlus 5 name confirmed by OnePlus itself

OnePlus has announced a partnership with photography experts DxO that will bring "clearer, more attractive photos" to its next flagship Android smartphone, the OnePlus 5. By working with DxO, "We're c...

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Microsoft to open data centres in Africa

Microsoft to open data centres in Africa

Users can also leverage Public Cloud Infrastructure from Microsoft or in other words, connect Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) to Horizon Cloud to deliver and manage Horizon virtual desktops...

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Android Go to be rolled out in 2018, says Sameer Samat

Android Go to be rolled out in 2018, says Sameer Samat

So it was a little baffling, at first blush, that Google - a search company, which makes its money from search advertising - would spend so much time talking about Google Photos, its photo-sharing se...

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Massive cyber attack creates chaos around the world

Massive cyber attack creates chaos around the world

Meanwhile, GP surgeries on the Yorkshire Coast say they'll be open as usual on Monday, and anyone with an appointment should go along as planned, unless they're contacted directly and told otherwise. ...

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Indian-origin techie links ransomware attack to N Korea

Indian-origin techie links ransomware attack to N Korea

Shares in firms that provide cyber security services rose sharply, led by Israel's Cyren Ltd and US -based FireEye. The identity of whoever deployed the attack has remained a mystery, but it's widel...

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F1 2017 Releases on August 25; Classic Cars Returning To The Franchise

F1 2017 Releases on August 25; Classic Cars Returning To The Franchise

Codemasters has announced F1 2017 for launch this August, with classic cars making a comeback for the first time since F1 2013 . 11 classic cars will be included in the game, including the Willia...

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Group linked to NSA spy leaks threatens sale of new tech secrets

Even though the crooks behind the real WannaCry infection are still unknown, one thing is certain and this is the fact that Shadow Brokers stole the malware from the NSA. He added that most of the e...

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Liam jokes he's still

Liam jokes he's still "angry" with Cheryl after X Factor audition

The former One Direction singer and his 33-year-old girlfriend Cheryl welcomed their baby boy Bear Grey Payne into the world nearly two months ago, and taking over a month to reveal his moniker ...

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US firm sparks bidding war for Australia's Fairfax Media

US firm sparks bidding war for Australia's Fairfax Media

TPG Group, also based in San Francisco, made an improved offer of AU$1.20 ($0.8952) per share on Monday that values the Australian company at AU$2.76 billion ($2.06 billion). "The Fairfax board app...

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Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating

Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating

Authorities are trying to find out who could be behind the string of attacks, and whether they are connected. The culprits used a digital code believed to have been developed by the US National Secu...

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Trump and Erdogan hail closer relations despite row over YPG

Trump and Erdogan hail closer relations despite row over YPG

However, Trump avoided such issues and instead praised the efforts of Turkey to fight against internal "terrorists" as well as their fight against ISIS militants. Turkey, the United States and Europ...

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VR Development Gets Easier With Vitals in Android O

VR Development Gets Easier With Vitals in Android O

Is artificial intelligence at the stage where it can replicate itself? Many users do not, and that's why Google is bringing this check-ups front and center with Google Play Protect. Previously, the ...

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Hackers mint crypto-currency with technique in global 'ransomware' attack

There is no definitive evidence yet of who used the NSA tools to build WannaCry. Computer researchers say strong circumstantial evidence points to North Korean involvement in the recent WannaCry cy...

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IPL: KKR look to stem the rot against Sunrisers in eliminator

IPL: KKR look to stem the rot against Sunrisers in eliminator

KKR will take on Mumbai Indians on Friday at the same venue. SRH should be aware of the irony - the shortened nature of the game seemed to make KKR's task harder, since they had to score at 8 R...

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Google wants to help you to get a job

What follows are the details on five of the big announcements out of the Google I/O 2017 keynote. Another big change to Google Home is the ability to make hands-free calls to the USA or Canada for f...

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Alexa wants to show you things - Amazon unveils its touchscreen Echo device

Alexa wants to show you things - Amazon unveils its touchscreen Echo device

The Echo Show integrates with compatible home security cameras like Ring and Arlo to show the video feed on the integrated screen. One of the new features is the ability to make calls to friends...

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Microsoft President Urges Nuclear-Like Limits On Cyberweapons

Microsoft President Urges Nuclear-Like Limits On Cyberweapons

Vernick said businesses that failed to update their software could face scrutiny from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which has previously sued companies for misrepresenting their data privacy me...

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Cyber attack hits China government, schools, but spread slows

Cyber attack hits China government, schools, but spread slows

Cyber security experts said the spread of the virus dubbed WannaCry had slowed but that the respite might only be brief amid fears it could cause new havoc on Monday when employees return to work. T...

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Ruckus in second day of UP assembly

Ruckus in second day of UP assembly

However, the government too is arming itself with all the relevant data to hit back at the opposition, which has only 74 MLAs against the BJP and its allies' massive strength of 325 in the 403-member ...

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Ransomware attacks: What makes healthcare most vulnerable

Ransomware attacks: What makes healthcare most vulnerable

The attack has effected governments, hospitals and corporations, especially those running outdated computer systems. They were among many victims of an indiscriminate global attack that has struck h...

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Google Announces New Wireless VR Headsets By HTC And Lenovo

Google Announces New Wireless VR Headsets By HTC And Lenovo

This is enabled by using external sensors, so that all movement is accurately tracked, with 6 degrees of freedom. Meanwhile, Google has been steadily building up its collection of tools for creating...

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NHS cyber attack: Sheffield professor's advice on how to protect yourself

NHS cyber attack: Sheffield professor's advice on how to protect yourself

Putin stated that in no way his country would accept attempts to extend the geography of nations with atomic arsenals (Russia, China, the United States, France and the United Kingdom). Megafon: A spok...

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Shadow Brokers threaten to release new exploits, including for Windows 10

Shadow Brokers threaten to release new exploits, including for Windows 10

Along with the Windows SMB exploit, the group also dumped a number of other working exploits for Windows machines ranging from XP up to Windows 8, some of which Microsoft Corp. The group said that i...

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