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Arms for Nintendo Switch: Everything You Need to Know


However, certain details about the game's characters , game modes, and free Demo have been recently revealed ahead of the release date. Well, now that hook will seem a heck of a lot more appealing with the announcement that the game is coming to the Nintendo Switch. Read More »

Tim Cook spotted testing Apple's glucose monitor


Now more evidence has been revealed that supports the rumor that the new Apple Watch will have a glucose monitoring feature. The report claims that the team is "part of a super secret initiative, initially envisioned by the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, to develop sensors that can non invasively and continuously monitor blood sugar levels to better treat diabetes". Read More »

New 'pinned chats' feature rolls on WhatsApp for Android


If you want to pin a chat to the top, long press the chat and you will see the " pin " icon on the top bar. Users need to simply tap and hold a chat , and then tap the pin icon at the top of their WhatsApp screen. One of the biggest highlights of the new Pin feature is that once you pin a chat, it will remain on the top of your chat list, irrespective of your dialogue or conversation timings with the individual or group concerned. Read More »

New Skoda Karoq revealed


Indeed, there are plenty of family traits visible in the Karoq's side profile, because it's strong, sharp shoulder line looks very similar to the Ateca's. The highlight of the cabin will be the new-generation modular infotainment system with a capacitive touchscreen display that will also make its way into other Skoda offerings. Read More »

Google Android OS Installed On 2 Billion Active Devices


Those times of constantly having to yell at your phone in order to talk to the Google Assistant are now gone. Google wants to make a difference to this thanks to AI. Apart from the blob emojis, all the other emojis have also been redesigned and they all have a new tonal stroke around each emoji, and gradients are now used on a number of designs. Read More »

Cyber attack hits China government, schools, but spread slows

Computers with Windows 10 are not at risk. It's not hard to understand that a cyber attack on a hospital could not only prevent meaningful care on ailing patients, but could actively kill someone in need of help. Microsoft has also published a statement partially blaming the National Security Administration for the attacks. In a blog post published on Sunday, Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal officer, called out the USA government for "stockpiling" vulnerabilities, ... Read More »

Telefonica among victims of global ransomware attack

US President Donald Trump has ordered his homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert, to hold an emergency meeting to assess the threat posed by the global computer ransomware attack. quite likely on Monday", the BBC reported. News.com.au reported the minister told reporters in Cairns that the challenge was that there were various instances of ransomware in Australia every week and authorities were now seeking to confirm whether these are the same thing that hit the United Kingdom. Read More »

North Korea seeks extradition of South Korea spy chief over ''assassination plot''

Moon said in his first speech as president he would begin efforts to defuse security tensions on the Korean peninsula and negotiate with Washington and Beijing to ease a row over a US missile defence system being deployed in the South. As for curbing North Korea's nuclear and military ambitions, both leaders agreed they should be willing to negotiate with the regime, but also enforce sanctions if necessary. Read More »

Chris Cornell, whose Soundgarden helped forge 'grunge' sound, dies at 52

Cornell, 52, was in Detroit performing with Soundgarden , which had embarked on a USA tour in April, CNN reports. Soundgarden broke up in 1997. Incredibly Young. Mr. Cornell, who also led the post-grunge band Audioslave for several years, had a wide-ranging cultural presence. Cornell, a Seattle native, wrestled with drugs and alcohol for most of his life. Read More »

6 updates on the worldwide ransomware attack

Hospitals have stopped diverting patients following last week's cyber attack which crippled many NHS Trusts' IT systems. More than 75,000 similar attacks reportedly happened in nearly 100 countries, with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan hardest hit, according to the cybersecurity firm Avast. Read More »

AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition arrives in June


Among AMD's next-generation roadmaps include the follow up of its current Zen architecture with the 7nm Zen 2 and Zen 3 CPU architectures, to follow its Vega architecture with the introduction of "Navi" and its subsequent architeture, among others. Read More »

AMD announces Radeon Vega Frontier Edition flagship GPU


It is scheduled for summer 2017. On the opposite end of the spectrum, the mobile version of its Ryzen processor for 2-in-1s, ultrabooks and gaming laptops will hit in the second half of this year. So what are the specs of the Vega Frontier Edition? " AMD is the only company with the combination of high-performance computing and graphics technologies required to deliver truly immersive and instinctive computing experiences". Read More »

How to get Google Assistant on your iPhone

In Android O, Google is using what it calls "on-device machine learning" to make copy and paste smarter. The announcement heralds a step by Google, whose Android system runs on the majority of the world's smartphones, to get a foothold on Apple's phones, which have smaller market share but are used by people who tend to spend more on technology. Read More »

Ryan seeks to refocus GOP amid White House drama


The conversation started with McCarthy saying, "There's two people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher and Trump". But Ryan and the rest of his House leadership team were happy to, as they went from discussing the negatives of Trump's Russian Federation connections to using material stolen by Russian Federation to win elections, within months. Read More »

New Facebook Messenger Home Screen Is All About Messaging


This is where I complain again: I wish Facebook would let people hide or get rid of the functions of Messenger they'll never use. The update relocates Groups from the bottom navigation bar to the a tab at the top of the screen, making it a less prominent feature in the redesigned app. Read More »

Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody

The decision to release him on Tuesday (May 16) ends years of battles by Lima-Marin to be freed. After Lima-Marin had been free for almost six years - eventually becoming a glazier, marrying his wife, Jasmine, and becoming a father to their two sons, all while staying active in their church and the community - authorities realized their error in 2014 and threw him back in prison to serve the 90 years remaining on his sentence. Read More »

The Coolest Things From Google I/O 2017

The Google Play Store on Android Go phones will highlight apps optimized for low-resource phones. David Burke, VP, Google said, "There are more than 2 billion monthly active Android devices globally". Google also discussed a software development kit for the Assistant, which will allow third-party hardware makers to integrate the tool into their own products. Read More »

NVIDIA Corporation Shares Plummet As Google Unveils New AI Processors


More recently, the technology has been applied to machine learning models used to improve Google Translate, Google Photos, and other software that can make novel use of new AI training techniques. Machine learning, as the bedrock of modern AI research, effectively means feeding an algorithm hundreds of thousands of examples to allow to learn to perform a task in a way that it was never expressly programmed to do. Read More »

HTC is making a new standalone Vive VR headset for Google

The headsets, from HTC and Lenovo, will use Daydream , Google's virtual reality platform that was launched in 2016. Bavor also provided some updates for Google Daydream View, the VR headset that works with compatible smartphones that went on sale last November. Read More »

Tornado touches down in Oklahoma, no injuries reported


WFAA Chief Meteorologist Pete Delkus expects the cap to strengthen throughout the evening, but the threat of severe weather still exists with this storm system. On Thursday morning, Deer Creek Public Schools and Oklahoma City Public Schools announced that all evening classes and activities have been canceled in light of the expected storms. Read More »

Toyota, 3 other automakers settle suit over Takata air bags


The settlement still needs to be approved by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida but that seems likely now that a settlement has been reached. Just over 30 percent of Toyota and Subaru vehicles have been fixed, and that number is under 20 percent for Mazda and BMW, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Read More »

Fiat Chrysler in talks with government over diesels


USA regulators said FCA failed to disclose engine management software in 104,000 U.S. The Commission stated Italy had failed to convince it that devices utilized to modulate emissions on Fiat Chrysler cars beyond narrow testing conditions were justified. Read More »

Grassley, Feinstein ask for Comey memos


Former FBI Director James Comey had been leading the investigation until he was sacked by President Donald Trump. Grassley and the committee's ranking Democrat, Sen. Both the House and Select Senate Intelligence Committees are investigating Russian attempts to manipulate the outcome of the 2016 USA presidential election as well as allegations of collusion between members of the Trump campaign and high-ranking Russian officials. Read More »

OnePlus 5 will come with a camera made in partnership with DxOMark


For those who are not aware, DxO is brand behind the popular photography benchmarking site, DxOMark. The company also consults with camera companies as well as smartphone and tablet makers. Some reports, including this one, indicates that it will be vertically aligned, but other indicates that it will be aligned horizontally. That may mean OnePlus will be focusing on particular camera benchmarking tests for the OnePlus 5, rather than just how photos look from everyday use. Read More »

Nearly 17 mn Zomato usernames, passwords stolen


The firm said it had reset the passwords of affected users and logged them out of the app and the website. "When payment data is stolen, it becomes easier for hackers to get access to the credit and debit card details", said Tarun Wig, co-founder of Innefu Labs, a research oriented information security group. Read More »

Cabinet clears proposal to build 10 nuclear power plants


At present India generates 6,780 MW from nuclear power from 22 operational plants and hopes to add 6,700 MW of nuclear power by 2022. Goyal also said that nuclear reactors, which would produce 6,700 MW, were being set up and these would be completed by 2021-22. Read More »

North Korea could be behind ransomware attack, say experts


Missile Defense Agency missions. "No one is immune to the threat of North Korea", she told reporters before emergency closed-door consultations by the U.N. "As South Korea's diplomatic situation matures, North Korea should also show a more mature attitude, not a childish one, and contribute to (establishing a better) diplomatic relationship". Read More »

After WannaCry, the Shadow Brokers promise to unleash more NSA exploits soon

They released NSA's hacking tools which was the main reason behind those attacks. Now the shadowy group has announced that they plan to sell more exploits to anyone willing to pay, on a monthly basis, starting next month in June. In this message, an individual claims to be a member of the said hacker group and has taken credit for the havoc reeked by the WannaCry (pt) ransomware attack that was part of the previous data dump leaked by them. Read More »