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Google Trusted Contacts app lands on iOS

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Trusted Contacts can reactively share your location, even if your phone is out of battery, when linked friends ping your account using the service. Trusted Contacts also works offline, so that other people can see your last-known location (i.e. Read More »

Apple Watch 3 To Launch In Quarter 3

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REUTERS/Benoit TessierA customer presents his Apple Watch after buying it at a store in Paris, France, April 24, 2015. It claims the company will see a boost to revenue thanks to notebook, server, and wearable sales - specifically the next-generation Apple Watch. Read More »

Tesla CEO Says Mark Zuckerberg's Understanding Of Artificial Intelligence Is Limited

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Musk shot back on Tuesday morning with a tweet saying, "I've talked to Mark about this". " People who are arguing for slowing down the process of building AI, I just find that really questionable". This was seen to be in response to Mr Musk, who had said just days earlier AI is "biggest risk we face as a civilisation" and that "until people see robots going down the street killing people, they don't know how to react because it seems so ethereal". Read More »

Nokia's First Android Phone launching in August

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The phone maker has started sending media invites to an event in London on August 16th, just days after a Nokia 8 handset leaked . Nokia 8 will be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor. The highlight feature of the new Nokia Android phone, however, could be the dual camera system equipped with 13-megapixel sensors and lenses designed by Carl Zeiss optics. Read More »

Conte explains why Kenedy was sent home from Chelsea tour

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Kenedy was jeered by Chinese supporters on Saturday while figuring in a 3-0 victory over Arsenal , which had been sponsored by Inter Sports. Even though Chelsea has now moved on to Singapore, the club is apparently still feeling the heat from Kenedy's posts, and, on Tuesday, it made a decision to just send their player-turned-pariah back home. Read More »

Samsung's share in Chinese smartphone market low

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It's an area where Apple has struggled in recent years, with sales down 14 percent year over year last quarter. Top Chinese brands are edging in closer to their worldwide counterparts with competitively priced, high-quality smartphones, aggressive marketing and sales promotion, reckons Anshul Gupta, research director at Gartner. Read More »

Forget Bumpy Live 360, Facebook Now Stabilises Your Videos

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Insta360 will also be partnering with Facebook to provide a range of cameras at upcoming events and workshops created to teach creators to get the most out of Live 360 . Nvidia's Shield TV has been getting some significant upgrades of late, with the company launching 4K and HDR capabilities for all its set top boxes earlier this year. Read More »

Russia's Kaspersky Lab Launches Free Antivirus Software Worldwide

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The company said this free software would "positively affect the quality of protection of all users", since an increase of installations would bring more numbers to big-data bases for better machine learning. Company founder Eugene Kaspersky announced that the US, Canada and numerous Asia Pacific countries have access to the software immediately, and the global rollout will continue over the coming months (although it already seems to be downloadable in the UK). Read More »

Concorde 2: NASA set to build new super jet for supersonic flight

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NASA is developing a new QUIETER Concorde plane - which will HALF your flight time from London to NY ushering in a new era of supersonic travel. NASA has designed a supersonic plane that it hopes will help reduce flight time for global travelers, and its design is meant to reduce the noise of the jet to well below that of the Concorde . Read More »

HTC Taking US Preorders for Unlocked 128GB HTC U11 Smartphone

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HTC had initially launched the U11 in May year in 5 eye-catching options - Brilliant Black, Amazing Silver, Ice White, Solar Red color, Sapphire Blue and Ice white. So it is considered as world's first squeezable smartphone. As far as specifications are concerned, HTC U 11 comes equipped with a 5.5-inch Quad HD Super LCD display with a screen resolution of 1440×2560 pixels and a scratch resistance Corning Gorilla Glass 5 coating on top. Read More »

United Kingdom to introduce new drone registration and safety rules

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United Kingdom drone pilots have enjoyed some of the most relaxed regulations around the popular pastime, but now the government has proposed new regulations that will require all owners of drones over 250 grams (~8.8oz) to register their quadcopters, attend safety courses, and pass a safety test. Read More »

New details emerge for Destiny 2's Patrol mode

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Similar to some missions you may have completed in Destiny 1 , Adventures are side-missions that are fully voiced and "expand on the story of what's going on in the destination". You can complete additional objectives, fight more enemies or even face bosses to gain more rewards. Flashpoints have also been detailed and can reward seemingly high-level gear for their completion. Read More »

Robot vacuum company mulls selling maps of homes

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In a recent interview with Reuters , iRobot CEO Colin Angle said there's an entire ecosystem of things and services that the smart home can deliver once you have a rich map of the home that the user has allowed to be shared. They are in discussion with Apple, Amazon and Alphabet to determine a price at which iRobot will sell them the map of the parts of your house which your Roomba has traversed. Read More »

Debate over the bathroom bill continues

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He urged the Legislature "don't put another handcuff" on police. Though the bill passed in favor 8-1, Kali Cohn, a staff attorney for the ACLU's Texas branch, said the legislation was in violation of the constitution. Court documents show that one of the suspects allegedly told police they targeted Martinez because she was transgender . Next on the agenda was a bill by Lubbock Senator Charles Perry, SB 11, which would require that patients themselves get input into the DNR process. Read More »

Toyota Planning Long-Range Electric Car Powered By Solid-State Batteries, Report Says

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The Chunichi Shimbun reported that Toyota's battery will be able to charge in a few minutes and have a long range, but the article did not list specifics. A solid-state battery would also reduce the fire risk that comes with lithium-ion batteries that use a liquid electrolyte. Toyota's reticence about pure electrics has been linked to insufficient range now offered by lithium-ion batteries, making their use unappealing in smaller cars. Read More »

The Sims 4 Seemingly Coming to Xbox One This Year

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The Xbox One X is launching on the 7th of November and will cost $599/£449 at launch. The gaming publication even assumed that this could simply be "a listing error". This comes with hot tubs, clothing and bonus decor. It's been well over a month since E3 2017, which was where Microsoft fully revealed Xbox One X. Read More »

Can Arsenal turn down Chelsea's approach for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain?

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Chelsea will this week step up their interest in signing Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain but can expect a battle from Manchester City. It will be a major blow for Arsenal and Wenger to lose Oxlade-Chamberlain in itself, but to see the England worldwide join a direct rival would certainly make it worse. Read More »

Facebook reportedly building smart speaker with touch screen

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When reached for comment, a Facebook spokesperson sent me the company's standard "Unfortunately we don't have anything to share at this time". The news of a Facebook speaker comes amidst weekly speculations that other big-name tech enterprises, such as Microsoft and Samsung, might as well reveal own smart speaker units. Read More »

RPG 'Lost Sphear' to release this January from Square Enix

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Square Enix said that Lost Sphear should be available for pre-order as soon as today on PS4 and Steam , though it looks like only the North American PlayStation Store has implemented this at the moment. Taking inspiration from the golden era of JRPGs and their storytelling, innovation and depth - the first title from the studio, I AM SETSUNA was released in 2016. Read More »

Google unveils SOS Alerts to help during a crisis

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The feature is called 'SOS alerts, ' and it's being rolled out today. It's possible to obtain this information even if you're far away. They'll also see maps , top stories and-when available-authoritative local information such as emergency phone numbers, websites, and translations of useful phrases. Read More »

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB), BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT)

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On the positive side, officials remained hopeful that improved allocations of footwear, its new store-to-home capabilities and the third-quarter launch of e-commerce would provide fresh revenue streams in the back half. The business's revenue was down 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. The Ashford Capital Management Inc holds 1.68M shares with $12.38 million value, up from 1.40M last quarter. Read More »

Zuckerberg calls Musk 'irresponsible' for doom-laden AI predictions

He said - "I think people who are naysayers and try to drum up these doomsday scenarios-I don't understand it". "I have pretty strong opinions on this". Musk hit back by claiming Zuck had a "limited" understanding of the topic. "I have a hard time wrapping my head around that." - he said. Another twitter user replied that he should write a blog post, to which Musk responded jokingly that a movie on the subject is "coming soon". Read More »

Fruitfly Malware Can Spy on Mac Users

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Mac users beware: Law enforcement agents are investigating malware that's been affecting Mac computers . "A lot of Mac users are overconfident in the security of their Mac". Apple representatives didn't respond to an e-mail seeking comment for this post. Wardle said FruitFly is completely new for Macs. Based on the target victims, however, Wardle thought the malware was run by a single hacker "with the goal to spy on people for perverse reasons" than a nation state attacker. Read More »

Intel accuses Qualcomm of using courts to kill competition

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The legal saga between Apple and Qualcomm started in January, when Apple filed a lawsuit that accused the semiconductor giant of overcharging for chips and withholding almost $1 billion in contractual rebate payments. Intel has officially weighed in on the ongoing battle between Apple and Qualcomm, filing a public statement with a USA regulatory agency that accuses its rival chipmaker of weaving an "interlocking web of abusive practices". Read More »

Facebook Buys Startup to Expand its Anti-Piracy Repertoire

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The social media giant has also signed deals with companies like BuzzFeed and Vox in order to use their video clips. Piracy is a very big issue on social sites that is why social media companies such as Facebook are trying to degrade pirates from its platform. Read More »

Apple Releases iOS 11 Developer Beta 4 for iPhone, iPad

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The new iOS 11 Beta 4 brings a range of new features to the iPhone and iPad. You will be pleased to learn that you can download iOS 11 Beta 4 without a developer account with Apple. Apple added the auto-join button, accessed by tapping the blue "i" icon next to the Wi-Fi network, in a previous beta of iOS 11. There will also be major changes to the iPhone, including a whole newly redesigned Control Center. Read More »

Moon's surface may hide water-rich interior

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According to research published Monday in the journal Nature geoscience , the depths of the star would be surprisingly rich in water . Scientists have speculated that there could also be water ice in the shadowy regions of the lunar poles, but it's much more hard to access those regions. Read More »

Android O Developer Preview 4 released by Google

Obviously, there's still a lot to unpack in Developer Preview 4. Since its inception, Android has featured little Easter eggs in its settings based on whatever dessert name was in that version. You may also want to publish your APK updates in your alpha, beta, or production channels with the current targeting level, so that they're available as users start to receive Android O. Read More »

Government to invest in battery technology and autonomous vehicle development

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The government is today expected to announce a £246m investment in battery technology to help power its Industrial Strategy and prepare the UK's energy system for a low-carbon future. RenewableUK executive director Emma Pinchbeck said: "Today is the starting gun for the United Kingdom to become the world-leader in innovative battery storage technologies". Read More »

Cubs top Cardinals, tied for first with Brewers

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After coming over to the Cardinals a year ago in a trade with the White Sox, Duke pitched 23.1 innings with a 1.93 ERA. He hit.365 with no homers in 13 games for the Cardinals. He tied for the National League lead with 41 home runs for Milwaukee previous year but struggled as a first baseman and designated hitter for the Yankees. Read More »

Overcooked: Special Edition coming to the Switch this Thursday

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The Nintendo Switch version of Overcooked has a release date. The Nintendo Switch version will also make full use of the Joy-Con controller's vibrating capabilities, affecting each controller individually for each player. Developed by Ghost Town Games, Overcooked is a ridiculous cooking sim where players become a chef (who could be a dinosaur ) and cook away in cruel and unusual kitchens to drive away an evil force. Read More »