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Zomato reports data theft of 17 million users

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The restaurant discovery service and the food ordering platform Zomato was hacked with a security breach leading to the stealing of user details of about 17 million accounts. According to a blogpost on the company's website, the "ethical hacker" - whose identity has been kept under wraps - simply wanted to expose the security vulnerabilities in the company's structure. Read More »

Toby Keith to perform in Saudi Arabia, but just for men

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On the line with me to discuss the strategic and political implications of this trip is Dave DesRoches, an associate professor at National Defense University. McMaster told reporters that, while in the Palestinian territories, Trump "will convey the eagerness to facilitate an agreement that ends the conflict and he will urge leaders to take steps that will help lead to peace". Read More »

FCC vote kicks off a battle over regulation of the internet

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Next comes a three-month comment period, during which we can submit notes of support or opposition to the rule - and they can be a little more specific now that the questions in the NPRM have been answered. During the review process that's just been opened, the commission will consider the proposal internally and take comments on it from stakeholders and the public. Read More »

Google I/O 2017: Google Releases Standalone VR Headset

Google's VR headset inside-out positional tracking means that, unlike the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, Google's WorldSense VR headsets can operate without external sensor trackers, confirming rumors leading up to Wednesday's reveal. Meanwhile, HTC and Lenovo have both announced they'll be working with Google to produce a number of phone-less dedicated VR headsets. The announcement was made at Google's annual developer conference I/O. Read More »

YouTube is letting more people live-stream from their mobile

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According to the report by Android Police , some users with less than the required 1k subscriber base were also able to access the livestreaming feature on the app. If you still need to verify your YouTube account, you can begin that process by clicking here . "We've been experimenting and expanding mobile live streaming for nearly a year now", the statement reads. Read More »

What it means for you

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Here, you can see additional check boxes regarding personalization of ads based on your information. "The micro-blogging giant has also chosen to start tracking what apps are sitting alongside Twitter on users' phones, their locations and what websites they've visited". Read More »

Shell-shocked: Rare snail loses out in love triangle

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A snail who's search for love went public, after an appeal by a scientist at The University of Nottingham, has ended up in a love triangle. The new baby snails were not left-coiling, so scientists will have to wait. This first batch of eggs to hatch were "fathered" by Lefty and laid by Tomeu in April - snails are hermaphrodites so can fulfil the role of either mother or father. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C10 with Dual rear camera spotted

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More importantly, the leaked image shows the upcoming smartphone will feature dual cameras on the back. Yet again, a new image said to be of the Galaxy C10 has hit the web. And each of these devices will receive a separate button to launch the voice assistant Bixby. Speaking of the Galaxy C10's sides, its metal chassis also curves to the side, possibly a way to make the device seem thinner and more comfortable to grip. Read More »

Trump willing to resolve with North Korea nuclear crises

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In a statement issued on Thursday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said the Philippine government continues to call on North Korea to "cease these acts of provocation, a clear breach of the UN Security Council resolutions, and constitutes a serious challenge to regional peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula and the global community". Read More »

Dennis Quaid to play George W. Bush in 'American Crime Story'

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Bush in the next season of FX's anthology series American Crime Story in the comments section below. The series' " Katrina " season will focus on the political and human fallout from 2005's Hurricane Katrina , which saw New Orleans inundated with water following the failure of the federal levee system. Read More »

White House moves to limit damage of latest Trump controversy

Commenting on the investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, Trump reportedly told Comey that Flynn was a "good guy" who did nothing wrong. On Wednesday, the Department of Justice appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller to be the special counsel in charge of the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Angela Merkel issues threat to Theresa May over free movement

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Prime Minister Theresa May has outlined Britain's desire to regain full control of the number of people coming to the country from the European Union , with free movement of people no longer expected to apply. "We will make our guidelines more precise when the time comes, namely when sufficient progress in the first phase is achieved", Tusk told MEPs. "We want to conclude a deal with the United Kingdom, not against the United Kingdom", he stressed, before adding: "I would very much ... Read More »

WannaCry Ransomware: Know How To Protect Yourself From The Unexpected Attack

Currently, an estimated 200,000 victims in 150 different countries are reported to have been hit by the cyberattack. The cyber-attack has disrupted NHS services in parts of England and Scotland since Friday afternoon. Malware cases have been spreading in recent years as the malicious software trend has been gaining ground, with new forms of ransomware hitting the scene. Read More »

Google Pixel 2 Specs, Price, and Release Date Rumors Roundup

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The specifications listed in the concept state that the Pixel 2 will feature a 5.6-inch QHD resolution with an AMOLED panel that's protected by Gorilla Glass 5. According to the review of Digital Trends, Samsung Galaxy S8 managed 1762 in single core and 5723 in a multi core. Google's Pixel 2 series is speculated to carry the codenames Walleye, Muskie, and Taimen. Read More »

ExtraTorrent shuts down permanently, bids goodbye to Bittorrent community

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Users who access the site's homepage are welcomed by a short but clear message, indicating that the popular torrent index will not return (the message appears intermittently). Moreover, with the demise of ExtraTorrent , it could mean the end for associated release groups as well. TorretFreak reached out to SaM and here's what he had to say about the matter: " It's time we say goodbye ." . Read More »

HTC U11 wants you to squeeze it

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The phone has finished for pre-order in the United States at $749 (nearly Rs. 48,000) in Europe it will sell for Euro 749 (approximately Rs. 53,000). The device leaked like insane and we even knew about the "Edge Sense" feature that allows you to squeeze the edge of the device as a new type of gesture to interact with the device. Read More »

Latham leads from the front as Kiwis beat Bangladesh

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Kiwi seamer Hamish Bennett was the leading wicket-taker from the Black Caps, scalping 3 wickets for 31 runs in his 10 overs. Number seven batsman Mosaddek Hossain added a run-a-ball 41 to lead the Bangladesh side past 250. Mushfiqur and Mahmudullah kept Bangladesh ticking over before Mosaddek Hossain made 41 off as many deliveries, but Bennett took three late wickets in an encouraging worldwide comeback. Read More »

Philippine economy grows 6.4% in Q1 2017

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The first quarter growth was lower than the 6.8% expansion registered in the same period a year ago, the Philippine Statistics Authority said. Pernia said the slowdown could be explained by the absence of election spending, which boosted growth a year earlier. Read More »

Watch the Destiny 2 gameplay premiere livestream right here

Second, Destiny 2 live stream will also be available to watch on official Bungie twitch page . Those interested can watch the news and gameplay as it unfolds Live at 10am Pacific or 1 PM ET via the live.playstation.com hub. Destiny 2 is long time coming, and for many, it's a chance for Bungie to redeem themselves when it comes to the single player portion of the game. Read More »

Nine Hurt in Violent Demonstration at Turkish Ambassador's Residence

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The attack happened on American soil-not the grounds of the Turkish Embassy. Later, speaking to reporters at the Turkish embassy, Erdogan underlined Turkey's concerns about the YPG, which Ankara regards as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group fighting a decades-old insurgency in southeast Turkey. Read More »

Whatsapp malfunction affects users across globe

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WhatsApp boasts about its massive user-base of 1.2 billion but it seems the instant messaging application is facing trouble keeping them happy. A Twitter account meant to serve that objective hasn't been updated since 2014. Also, as per few users, they were able to get back the normal service later the day. WhatsApp suffered a similar outage earlier this month with users across the world, including India, reporting that their WhatsApp stopped working for hours. Read More »

Google challenges Apple's Siri by opening digital assistant to iPhone

In the real world, that means you could, for instance, point your phone camera at a restaurant and get reviews for it. Google Assistant will pull up the correct company and kick off the ordering process, which includes selecting the delivery address stored by Google, then sorting through the products (in this case, the meals). Read More »

Google Assistant Gets Typing, History, and Google Lens, Comes to the iPhone

This also means that Google gets more access to these apps and can automatically optimize them to reduce their size, for example. "Humans are interacting with computing in more natural and immersive ways", he said. Selecting the right text can be hard on a small screen, but Google's data shows that most of the time when we are selecting information it's something like an address or phone number. Read More »

Google Home will finally call Australia home

CEO Sundar Pichai says the new Google Lens is a set of vision-based computing capabilities that can understand what you are looking at. A new update will be coming to Chromecasts that enable the Visual Responses for things like checking your calendar, checking the weather, and more . Read More »

Google Home powering up with hands-free calling, Spotify integration, and more

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Third is the version of the Play store that will contain the whole app catalogue but will also highlights the apps by the developer partners designed for Android Go platform. Google says that Assistant should work on iPhones once users have updated their device's Google app to version 9.1 or later. Google is unveiling the new feature at a conference in California on Wednesday. Read More »

In battle of digital assistants, Google heads to Apple turf

Nowadays you'll find Alexa-enabled devices all over the shop, with more cropping up all the time. The most recent version dubbed Nougat went into wide release in August but now runs on only 7% of Android devices. "This is partly a concession to the fact that whatever they put into Android, most users don't see it for a couple years. and a lot of their best, most attractive, most valuable users are going to be on other platforms", Dawson said. Read More »

What is WannaCry? What does WannaCry ransomware do?

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But Microsoft actually issued a patch for this particular flaw back in March, and people who installed it immediately were presumably unaffected by WannaCry . "We should take from this recent attack a renewed determination for more urgent collective action", he said. Car-maker Nissan's Chennai plants were also affected by the ransomware attack but normal operations were soon restored. Read More »

Oculus to focus on funding external production. Closes its Story Studio

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The studio's shorts-Lost, Henry , and Dear Angelica-were polished appetizers created to whet the appetite of the film community for a full course of immersive narrative that VR could offer. As a part of the shutdown, Quill will continue to be available for download in the Oculus store, but will no longer be receiving updates, though Oculus plans to open source the software. Read More »

Futurama Returns as New Mobile Game Worlds of Tomorrow

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Groening himself has been a collaborating partner in this project, along with original Futurama writers, Executive Producer David X. Cohen and Rough Draft Studios , and together they've produced this first teaser trailer, which is actually the first new animation from the Futurama universe since the show ended in 2013. Read More »

Google to unveil products at I/O 2017

Chandra only announced the number of Chromecasts sold, but he did not say anything regarding the sales figures for Google Home. It's also bringing positional tracking, which recognizes movement as people walk around. Hover the camera over a restaurant and it will show you reviews and options to book a table. The company first introduced Google Assistant on the Pixel phone. Read More »

Pune railway station: From 'dirtiest' to among 10 of the cleanest

Clean toilets on platforms, clean tracks and condition of dustbins at stations were some of the criteria for judging railway stations for their cleanliness. The Anand Vihar railway station was ranked at the 5th position, while Nizamuddin and Old Delhi stations were at 23th and 24th position. Bihar's railway stations are no better than its cities, as far as cleanliness is concerned. Read More »

Google Announces 'WorldSense' Inside-out Tracking for Standalone Daydream VR Headsets

Google and Qualcomm have developed a reference design that of course incorporates the Snapdragon 835 SoC, WorldSense positional tracking, and the ability to integrate tracking cameras to take advantage of Project Tango. It adds, "Vive's standalone VR headset will provide a deeper and more immersive portable VR experience than ever before". Unlike its Daydream headsets, which are powered by a phone, this devices is all self-contained. Read More »