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Google Spots And Squashes Lipizzan Android Spyware

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In the Android Developers Blog , Megan Ruthven of Android Security and Ken Bodzak and Neel Mehta of Google's Threat Analysis Group detailed the malicious software, which they called a "multi-stage spyware product". The team has since blocked the apps and their developers, and Google Play Protect has alerted the affected devices, the post said. A second wave of apps containing the malware posed as notepad, sound recorder, and alarm manager apps. Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 to have full-screen display, confirms CEO

Richard also added that they are discontinuing the lower end Huawei devices as they are not making enough profit out of them. Huawei has already made great progress in smartphone camera tech in recent years following its partnership with German optics company Leica, and, judging by Yu's statement, it appears that Huawei has once more made phototrophy a focus for its upcoming device. Read More »

PlayStation Plus suffers £10 price rise

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This basically means that Sony will hike up the price of the PS Plus membership at 00:01 on August 31, 2017. You can subscribe to Xbox Live Gold via this link . "Members will continue to enjoy the benefits and features such as online multiplayer, two PS4 games every month, new PlayLink social party game That's You! as a bonus game until 25th October, exclusive discounts, and 10GB online storage for game saves". Read More »

Samsung Pay may arrive on top Android phones from other companies

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Samsung C&T's estimated value of construction ability evaluation stood at 16.5 trillion won (US$14.7 billion) for this year as calculated by the ministry. The U.S. company's operating profit marked a whopping 190 percent on-year growth, although this still lagged far behind those of Samsung . Dongbu Securities forecast 25.1 trillion won (US$22.5 billion) in sales and 2.8 trillion won (US$2.5 billion) in operating profit while Eugene Investment and Securities 26.1 trillion won (US$23.4 ... Read More »

Samsung may bring Samsung Pay to other high-end phones

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Apple Pay & the US Wallet Opportunity The research found that Apple Pay, and the alternative wallets that have followed in its wake, are set to establish themselves as the primary contactless mechanisms of choice in the US. On paper, there's no denying that Samsung Pay has a lot to offer but with less supported banks than Apple Pay or Android Pay , there's still parts of the service that the Korean OEM needs to improve before it can become truly mainstream. Read More »

Samsung Pay might work on non-Samsung smartphones next year

Do you want to see Samsung Pay on more phones? There's also the question of timing, not to mention the delicate implementation of MST technology into non-Galaxy devices. The company has already started supporting PayPal and Visa checkout in United States of America and has a plan to add the support for Indian mobile wallet service PAyTM and India's Universal Payment system UPI (Unified Payment Interface). Read More »

Al-Qaeda Announces New Unit In Kashmir, Zakir Musa As The Leader

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For the first time in Kashmir, the al-Qaeda has claimed that it is active. The new cell, named Ansar Ghawzat-Ul-Hind, is the deepest inroad al-Qaida has yet made in Kashmir. "They are the most shameless Muslims in the world". After Wani's death previous year, his successor Musa sharpened the rhetoric further, declaring in April that Kashmiris should not "fall for nationalism" - the traditional goal of the separatist movement. Read More »

Three infiltrators shot dead by army in Gurez sector

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Army spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said: "The operation is still on and there is a possibility that more militants could be hiding in the area". The operation is in progress and further details are awaited. "Infiltration bid eliminated in Gurez Sector this morning". In the past few weeks, there have been several incidents of ceasefire violations in North Kashmir's Uri and Keran sector. Read More »

Bustling Stock in Focus: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

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Amazon .com, Inc. shares fell 2.3% in after-hours trading following the report. Amazon Q2 2017 earnings revealed North America sales of $22.4 billion, up from $17.7 billion a year ago. First PREMIER Bank now owns 191 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $169,000 after buying an additional 15 shares during the last quarter. $800,000 worth of Amazon .com, Inc. Read More »

Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) has a Market value of 10.2 Billion

It has underperformed by 29.53% the S&P500. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal. 22,451 shares were sold by RICHMOND TIMOTHY J., worth $1.47M on Friday, March 10. Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL) was reduced too. Among 10 analysts covering Terreno Realty (NYSE:TRNO), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Read More »

Gen Rolls-Royce Phantom unveiled

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Its custodian is aware of the pressures in presenting a product that performs this task for the modern patron. Each generation, since 1925, has been regarded by many, as the best auto in the world, so when a new generation comes along, you can bet it's a big deal. Read More »

AMD boasts of Ryzen-backed growth, still makes a loss

The Ryzen 3 1300X sits at the top of this new range of processor with four cores , and it doesn't break the bank with its $129 (about £100, AU$160) price. The Ryzen 3 1200 maintains a base clock of 3.1 GHz and a precision boost of 3.4 GHz. Both offer four cores and four threads , with the 1300X clocking at 3.5GHz (that can boost to 3.7GHz), while the 1200 is slightly slower at 3.1GHz. Read More »

John Cena-Themed WWE 2K18 Collector's Edition Revealed

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If any more news does come out on WWE 2K18 , Wrestling Rumors will be sure to keep you updated. Alongside the toy action figure, you'll get the Deluxe Edition of the game, including the yet to be detailed season pass and different playable versions of John Cena, in a special Cena-themed packaging, limited edition SuperCard in-game cards, and a piece of the ring mat from Cena's championship at the Royal Rumble earlier this year. Read More »

House to resume constitution amendment Thursday

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The organisation said even though it is aware of the long process of the constitutional amendment and that the Senate is not the final step, it is disheartening that as representatives of the people, the legislators are unable to correctly gauge the desires of the people and the nation . Read More »

Manchester terror attack: Saffie Roussos funeral to be held

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Outside the cathedral, dozens listened to the service broadcast over a loudspeaker, including many young girls who didn't know Saffie but had also been at the concert. "She always wanted to be a YouTube star, she was a confident, bright young girl full of life love, joy and happiness", her family wrote in the description for the video, which has already clocked up 53,000 views. Read More »

Samsung reports record operating profits in Q2 2017 of $12.67 billion

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Operating profit was 664.1 billion won (597.1 million USA dollars) in the April-June period, up 13.6 percent from a year earlier. The figure managed to reach an operating loss of 200 million won in the first quarter, casting hope over a possible recovery, but the latest announcement emerged as yet another challenge for LG. Read More »

Samsung Pay Might Make Its Way To Non-Samsung Flagship Smarthones

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The app enabled the users to add their credit/debit cards and use their phones at any outlet that has a card swiping machine. But apart from that several months ago, the company has announced a miniature version of the Samsung Pay named Samsung Pay Mini which was actually integrated with some mid-range smartphones launched in India. Read More »

Adobe pulls the plug on Flash; technology to retire by 2020 end

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Adobe has said that it will phase out the internet media software by 2020 . Since then, more modern applications were created, and Flash continued to suffer. The software company will also try and stop the use of the Flash player in certain places where it's being distributed illegally as an unlicensed or outdated version. Read More »

Facebook pledges money to help keep elections safe

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The company said it is also funding scholarships aimed at increasing diversity within the information security industry. He also claimed that the security industry has a tendency to focus on the mechanics of cyber security, such as patching and zero days, while ignoring less technical but more harmful behaviour like spam, doxxing and social media abuse. Read More »

Netflix's Stranger Things Season 2 trailer rocks the house at Comic Con

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In terms of spinoffs, I don't think we've gotten that far. "I don't want to bring up what those are specifically, but we delve into questions that you guys had about the past histories of these people". Hold onto your butts! " The first five minutes, you're not going to know you're watching 'Stranger Things , '" he said. Lovely colours and extremely ominous. Read More »

McLaren rumoured to unveil the P15 in early 2018

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And it's about to get even more confusing, as McLaren reportedly has been secretly developing a no-holds-barred "track weapon" that will debut later this year. There's no word on what body shape the P15 will take, but the website says it is set to boast "a massive front spoiler" and large rear wing. The actual vehicle (the Autocar picture you see here is a speculative rendering) is expected to break cover at an event for existing McLaren customers and potential buyers later this year, ... Read More »

Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Top raiders of PKL season 5

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Kabaddi stars Anup Kumar , Rahul Chaudhari , Ajay Thakur , Nitin Tomar , besides worldwide player Meraj Sheykh were present at a curtain raiser event here today. He made 695 raids and taken 277 points. Pardeep Narwal was adjudged as the Player with most raids with 116 points. Equally effective at both defending and raiding, the star all-rounder has led Bengaluru Bulls and Puneri Paltan respectively. Read More »

PlayStation Plus Free Games For August 2017 On PS4/PS3/Vita Revealed

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Just remember that you need to have an active subscription to PlayStation Plus in order to download them for free. For about 3 months now, we haven't seen a significant deal available to the PlayStation 4 Pro. PS3 owners, on the other hand, can grab Super Motherload and Snakball. And, If you're one of the few who have a PS Vita , you can download Downwell and Level 22 . Read More »

Grand Theft Auto 6's Existence Confirmed Via Actor's Resume

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Rockstar and Take-Two have successfully driven up engagement and spending in GTA Online with new content updates such as the recent Gunrunning patch, and the publisher plans to support the game well into 2018 with new content updates. When asked about the expected commercial performance of Red Dead Redemption 2 compared to GTA V , Zelnick explained that while expectations for the sequel are high, they're certainly not expecting anything on par with GTA . Read More »

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Sale Analysis

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Strs Ohio accumulated 109,306 shares or 0% of the stock. That sent its shares up more than 10 percent in after-hours trading. It is down 20.69% since July 26, 2016 and is uptrending. 14-day Williams %R for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . (NASDAQ: AMD ) rating on Friday, June 23. The stock uncovered monthly tiresome performance with sinking progress of -1.53%. Read More »

Facebook TV could debut in August with cheap, shorter clips

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Facebook is in talks with several partners for bringing their programs. It's expected the service will launch with short-form programmes before the higher-end TV-style shows launch at a later date. The Facebook television will apparently be displayed outside of a person's traditional news feed in a new video section and is targeted to bring Facebook a huge piece of the revenue pie from the television ad market, now valued at a whopping United States dollars 70 billion. Read More »

Wolfenstein 2's New Trailer Has The Loudest Milkshake

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All four of these episodes can be had for £17.99 as part of The Freedom Chronicles Season Pass . Pre-ordering the game will net you Episode Zero as a bonus. Lastly, The Amazing Deeds of Captain Wilkins follows the titular Captain as he embarks on a mission all the way to Alaska, which is in the hands of the Nazis, in an attempt to stop Operation Black Sun from continuing. Read More »

Twitter verified users now have an exclusive dating app, Blue

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Blue is not the first exclusive dating app for high-profile users. Buckle up and apply for your Twitter account verification here. Because why would someone verified through Twitter want to go out with some pleb living their life without a blue tick? Loveflutter is another such app that has been available for a while now, but only recently launched "Blue", a premium version of its app which can be used only by verified Twitter users. Read More »

YouTube Red and Google Play Music to Merge Soon

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This merger between the two Google owned services was brought to light today at the New Music Seminar conference in NY. It's worth noting that it hasn't been stated whether or not the two apps would merge, but as The Verge says, it looks like it's unlikely. Read More »

Twitter shares drop 9 percent as it fails to deliver user growth

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The company earned $0.08 per share in the quarter on revenue of $573.9 million; Wall Street analysts expected the company to earn $0.05 per share on revenue of $536.6 million. With a goal of reaching profitability, Twitter began investing heavily in video, aiming to draw a more mainstream set of users and premium advertising deals. Read More »

Microsoft Announces The Windows Bounty Program

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Payouts for discovering Windows Insider Preview bugs will range from $500 to $15,000. Even so, that marks a change from the way many other companies approach their respective programs, declining bounties for exploits that had already been discovered internally but not yet disclosed. Read More »

"Need for Speed Payback" (Customization Trailer)

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Called Performance Parts, they can either be purchased through an in-game shop (that you can drive to) or won through racing and other events. Need for Speed Payback wants to push that envelope. Furthermore, these modifications can also come with part-specific "perks", and fitting multiple parts from the same brand will also give the player's auto a performance boost. Read More »

LG investing $13.5bn into OLED screens

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Samsung Display is the market leader, with a global share of over 90%, but LG is now looking to shift its focus from a flagging LCD market into this new generation screen technology. About two-thirds of the investment, or $4.5 billion, will go into the production of smaller-size OLEDs, while the remainder will be invested in large-size OLEDs. Read More »