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Apple Files Patent For iPhone To MacBook Laptop Dock Design

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Apple envisions numerous ways for the host device to transfer data to the accessory as well , whether that's a wired connection used by the dock itself, or a wireless connection over something like Bluetooth or WiFi. For example, this type of metal is a good electrical conductor and would simplify the manufacturing process. Additionally, the host device could have its own operating system installed, allowing you to simply use the iPhone's processor for power and access alternative software ... Read More »

Is your data safe on iCloud? Apple receives threat from hackers

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Apple is reportedly in the hold of a very unrestricted shakedown effort, with the blackmailers vowing to wash 200 million iCloud accounts and reset the iPhones to factory default if they do not receive the demanded amount of money. While many respondents admitted to using the same password for other major services, three said that their passwords were used only for iCloud, opening up the possibility that this data was harvested from sources other than third-party breaches. Read More »

Tesla shows confidence in Model 3 rollout by 'only' seeking $1.15 billion

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Tesla slipped back into the red in the final three months of a year ago while revenue revved up, with orders for some electric vehicle models hitting record highs, according to an earnings statement in February. The loss-making company has raised about $6 billion in multiple rounds since its initial public offering in June 2010. The Model 3 is the key to Musk's push to reach mainstream consumers. Read More »

Google Maps launches new real-time location sharing feature

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Google Maps provides the option to download the map of a certain area into your phone, so that it will be available for offline use as well. The Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend, in Boston and beyond. Now the Google Maps will let you tell your friends where you are and give them the directions to your location. For location sharing, the other person will be able to track your trip via desktop and mobile both. Read More »

CITU calls off protest in Bengaluru, Anganwadi workers unhappy

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Reading out Siddaramaiah's statements, he said, "The Chief Minister repeatedly said BJP did not give even a single pie while in the government to anganwadi workers". She further said that they have been demanding regularisation of their services from last one year, but government is not listening to their pleas. Read More »

Aussie Gets Suspended Sentence For Girlfriend's Jet Ski Death

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Keating, accompanied to court with his family on Thursday, was fined 5,000 baht and sentenced to a year in prison. The court has explained that Keating will not be allowed to leave Thailand until the formal documents from today's ruling have been filed, which is expected to take "about one week", a court official said. Read More »

Apple patent application points to an iPhone-powered laptop

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The patent mentions aluminum a few times, suggesting that the accessory might provide the same look and feel of a MacBook, and Apple does stress out the importance of thin devices, and great design. Also described is a similar unit that uses an iPad housed where the previous design's screen Saturday. In another example, an iPad is placed in the area where a laptop's screen is supposed to be. Read More »

ZTE pleads guilty to dodging Iran sanctions

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The company could potentially face a fine of $300 million if it violates its settlement agreement. The agreement means guilty pleas to three felonies: violations of export laws, making a material false statement and obstruction of justice. Read More »

Windows flaw lets attackers take over AV software

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And it seems that some of the biggest names in the antivirus industry including Avast, BitDefender , Trend Micro , F-Secure, Kaspersky, Malwarebytes, McAfee, and Norton, are vulnerable to DoubleAgent. As the Application Verifier tool does not check that the verifier DLL is authentic, attackers can load their own malicious version into applications rather than Microsoft's official variant, Cybellum found. Read More »

Microsoft builds China its own Windows 10 OS

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Windows 10 Creators Update is the company's biggest upgrade for some time, following the previous Anniversary Update, released past year. Microsoft is scheduled to roll out a major overhaul of its Windows 10 operating system, entitled the Creators Update, next month. Read More »

Twitter is considering charging you for premium features

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A subscription-based version of its service would be in line with the strategies of some other Internet services like Microsoft-owned LinkedIn, which offer additional features to paid users. It included an explanatory message sent by the company to select users as part of a survey to gauge interest. Tweetdeck is already ad-free so that wouldn't exactly be a bonus for subscribers. Read More »

John Lynch, 49ers meet with DeShone Kizer night before Pro Day

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With Brian Hoyer and Matt Barkley on their roster the 49ers are in dire need of a franchise quarterback and with Hoyer around they have a veteran capable of starting the 2016 season while Kizer develops. "There is something good with being drafted higher", Kizer said. You're going to represent a great institution, you're going to play on national television every week, you have media days like this, you're asked to speak at local events - and all of those experiences help prepare me to be at ... Read More »

DOJ, AT&T settle lawsuit, but Dodgers' SportsNet LA does not benefit

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The U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday it has settled a lawsuit that accused AT&T's DirectTV unit of orchestrating a backroom deal with competitors to not carry the sole channel that broadcasts Dodgers baseball in Los Angeles. AT&T is in the midst of seeking Justice Department approval for its proposed acquisition of Time Warner. In the end, all of the companies refused to carry the SportsNet LA channel, a partnership between the Dodgers baseball team and Time Warner Cable ... Read More »

Samsung shows off three Gear S3 concept designs at Baselworld

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So these aren't smartwatches at all, but are concepts that show what a mechanical movement would look like inside their Gear S3 case. The Gear S3 Classic retails in the United Kingdom for £349, so perhaps we can expect an extra £30-£50 to be added to the price tag? I have no idea what that means, but you can see an image of it below. Read More »

At Last, Your Smartphone Can Tell You Your Sperm Count

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Male infertility is understood to play a role in roughly 40 per cent of those cases. On top of that, standard methods often require a specially trained technician. The device has recently been featured in the peer-reviewed journal Science Translational Medicine . But could the average Joe really do this at home? "We wanted to see what happens when this is operated by an untrained user with no scientific background", Shafiee told reporters. Read More »

Andromeda's First Free Apex Mission Is Out Now

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BioWare could always add more romantic options to Mass Effect: Andromeda via free updates or DLC, but weaving in a new romantic thread throughout the entire game would take a massive amount of work. The game also awards players with a "Matchmaker" achievement for romancing three of the game's characters. "Nope, sorry", Frazier wrote . Now that Mass Effect: Andromeda is finally out in the wild, BioWare has chose to promote the science fiction title even further by releasing a brand ... Read More »

Biggest Cause of Cancer? Just Plain Old Bad Luck

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The findings support earlier epidemiological research and a 2015 study carried out by the same scientists which found DNA copying errors could explain why certain cancers in the U.S., like colon cancer, occur more commonly than others, including brain cancer. Read More »

World's Largest Artificial Sun Now Shining in Germany

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According to German scientists, the giant honeycomb-like apparatus can focus all of its simulated solar energy to a surface of 20 by 20 centimeters, which is approximately 8 by 8 inches. Currently, the dominant way to obtain hydrogen is by electrolysis of water, splitting its molecules into oxygen and hydrogen. But as the Associated Press explained, researchers hope to bypass the need for electricity by harnessing the vast and renewable energy of the sun instead. Read More »

What caused this dramatic flash of light on normally dead Comet 67P?

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Another photo showed a burst of gas and dust, which turned out to be radiant material set beneath the cliff - revealed when it collapsed. Scientists were alerted to the possible collapse in July 2015 by a large plume of dust ejected from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which Rosetta was orbiting at the time. Read More »

AMD Finds A Small Problem With F1 2016 Benchmarks For Ryzen CPUs

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Ryzen 5 1500X also has support for an extended XFR frequency range of up to 3.9GHz (+200MHz over the max, all-core turbo frequency), but XFR details for the other processors in the line-up weren't disclosed. This results in a much-improved multithreaded performance wherein Ryzen-powered Linux workstations will be able to encode files quicker and boosting overall workstation performance. Read More »

Xbox's April Games With Gold Offerings Have Been Revealed Early

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As always, Darksiders will be playable on Xbox One due to backward compatibility. Xbox Live members, especially those who have been holding off with Square-Enix's latest entry to its best-selling RPG "Final Fantasy XV", have a good reason to ignore it no more with the upcoming Xbox Live deal. Read More »

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

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After which the player should proceed to Skull Lake where they will find Kliton in the land mass at the left eye of the lake. Players will also need to do this during the evening. It will take time, considering that three to four Mons are what players usually get after killing monsters. Monday is essentially a currency that Kilton trades for monster parts. Read More »

IPhone 8: New Touch ID tech could push back release date

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Reports also confirmed that Apple had ignored the Natural ID fingerprint sensor technology of Synaptics and Qualcomm's Sense ID tech for the iPhone 8. Earlier, sources from the Apple supply chain claimed that the company will ramp up iPhone 8 production in June. While Digitimes seems to have a fairly decent track record, the report should be taken with caution. Read More »

All Of The Shrine Locations In Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

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Gaming companies tend to launch their big consoles and games shortly before Christmas, using the summer's video game symposium E3 to drum up interest in their biggest titles. A review from TechCrunch , however, attests that the Nintendo Switch's charm is not just limited to the high-rated fantasy game, but it does also offer a good gaming experience. Read More »

Oppo F3 and F3 Plus with Dual front camera setup coming soon

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Based on what we can see on the banners, the F3 and F3 Plus feature a full-metal body, and the design of the back panel is quite similar to the predecessors. It will come with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The smartphone will run on Android Nougat operating system. It looks like the Chinese maker is looking forward to bring in dual-lens configurations for the front camera setup to levitate their position as the selfie experts. Read More »

Giraffe cam at Animal Adventure Park

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Video of the 15-year-old giraffe mommy-to-be, who is at the Animal Adventure Park in NY, went viral last week as millions of people stayed glued to her story. "Still no baby, we have not announced active labor, mom and baby are happy and healthy". A new live feed was created later and streaming resumed. Read More »

Mars rover catches 'dust devils' swirling on red planet

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This images shows a dust-carrying whirlwind, called a dust devil, scooting across ground inside Gale Crater. The Curiosity Mars Rover recently spotted these meteorological events while it was studying active, shifting sand dunes. The pictures support a theory that wind is shaping the landscape on Mars. "We combine that with the local detail and ground-truth we get from the rover", said Mackenzie Day of the University of Texas, Austin, lead author of a research report in the journal Icarus ... Read More »

Zelda Breath of the Wild 1.1.0 patch notes for Day One

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None of the shifts in scenery seen in prior releases drastically affected gameplay but based on what we've got, weather and the time of day adds a certain layer of realism unfound in every Zelda game before Breath of the Wild and also, in many Triple A adventure games of today. Read More »

Estimated Game Length For Horizon: Zero Dawn

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Players will be dropped into an open world full of attractive vistas and terrifying, mechanical beasts to overcome. You can clearly see the hard work as well as the amount of money put into this game. Horizon Zero Dawn has been in development since the release of Killzone 3 so this budget figure appears to be rather low compared to the production timeline. Read More »

Latest on storm Dineo

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South African Weather Service chief forecaster Kevin Rae said that Dineo‚ classified for now as a Severe Tropical Storm‚ would gather strength as it reached the coast of Mozambique late on Wednesday evening‚ near Massinga‚ north of Inhambane. Read More »

'2.0' actress Amy Jackson's phone hacked, pictures leaked on social media

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It is learned that this hack might have happened in a mobile store in Mumbai where Amy Jackson went for some kind of service. Amy keeps teasing her fans with her steamy pictures and this is one of those. Reportedly, Amy also explained,"I was shocked when this happened". This isn't a trivial matter and has to be taken up seriously. She has registered the complaint with Cyber crime cell in London. Read More »

IPad Mini 5 to Be Renamed as iPad Pro Mini?

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However, it may so happen that the mini tablet could be renamed as iPad Pro Mini. Although many expect the same screen size as in case of the iPad Mini 4, the Mini 5 might come with higher screen resolution. Apple will reportedly make the iPad mini 5 lighter and thinner than the predecessor. The upcoming iPad mini 5 will reportedly be powered by the A9 or A10 processor. Read More »

Camping Resets Body Clock, Even If It's a Short Trip

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For those who hate the outdoors, that's okay too. "Our modern environment has really changed the timing of our internal clocks, but also the timing of when we sleep relative to our clock", Kenneth Wright, lead contact of the study and director of the sleep and chronobiology lab at the University of Colorado in Boulder, told The Guardian . Read More »