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Trump declares American military 'locked and loaded'


Trump said earlier this week the USA would unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it continued to threaten the US and then said his rhetoric might not have been harsh enough. "If the USA and South Korea carry out strikes and try to overthrow the North Korean regime and change the political pattern of the Korean Peninsula, China will prevent them from doing so", it said. Read More »

Facebook launches YouTube competitor called Watch


In effort to compete with YouTube, Facebook is rolling out a new platform on which users can watch , share and follow their favorite shows. The Facebook service called Watch will include a range of shows, from reality to comedy to live sports, the social network said in its announcement late Wednesday. Read More »

Anyone Can Now Test Xbox One Updates Early - Here's How


In return, members are encouraged to give feedback on their experience via the Insider app. Previously, the program was limited to a selected group of players, but Microsoft has announced anyone will be able to opt in to the lowest-tier of the Insider Program. Read More »

Google Play Protect unifies and rebrands Android's security features


But Play Protect also watches apps as they run on phones and uses machine learning to detect unexpected behavior – when that occurs, you get a notification and the app gets the boot. anything can be accessed here. This page includes a list of recently-scanned apps and toggles that allows disabling device scanning while also including a manual app scan option available. Read More »

Tesla Wants To Test Autonomous Semi Without A Human Driver

Tesla's plans were made public following an email discussion between Tesla and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), as seen by Reuters . On the other hand, if Tesla can persuade Nevada and California that its vehicles are safe, there's no federal law that would trump their ability to let Tesla run trials on highways. Read More »

Microsoft to release open source blockchain framework


With the Coco Framework , enterprise developers can quickly roll out distributed ledger technology at scale that can provide tamper-proof history, distributed governance and enhanced confidentiality. Standardizing blockchain with a consistent framework for clinical data exchange cloud help organizations solve the interoperability issues that come from exchanging information and provide a more secure way to track and share data. Read More »

Deathmatch in Two Flavors Coming Soon in Arcade Mode


One of Overwatch's most requested modes is finally making its way into the game. All you've gotta worry about is eliminations. Also, important heads-up for loot seekers: so long as you score in the top half of players (top four, in the case of free-for-all), you'll get a "win" credit toward your Arcade loot boxes. Read More »

Global stocks fall on rising unease over North Korea


India's Sensex shed 0.2 percent to 31,951.28 and benchmarks in Taiwan, New Zealand and Thailand also declined. Silver rose 1.2 per cent to $16.70 per ounce. GDAXI was also down 1.1 percent as bond yields fell. Top military brass and President Trump are being sued by five USA military members that want to keep Trump's transgender ban from becoming a reality - "in any capacity". Read More »

Battlefield 1 Now Available On EA Access and Origin


Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 both launched last October to much critical acclaim. The only hitch is that players who don't own the DLC will not earn any experience. Meanwhile, Origin Access is only available as a $4.99 subscription. You can subscribe to either Origin Access or EA Access for £19.99 a year, or £3.99 a month. Read More »

Scientists "hack" a computer using malware encoded in DNA


The researchers proved that the malware encoded inside DNA could take over a computer sequencing the genetic material. For example, even simple software analysis tools can find many security problems and help people determine which elements of programs need to be rewritten. Read More »

Microsoft launches Outlook Beta


Those who will try out the new beta will also notice the new and improved photo viewing features of the email service. But if you're not keen to wait, you can actually get access to the new beta right now. The new design also includes an upgraded search, which will preview files and photos directly in the conversation list . This offers a number of improvements for users, including better performance, a smarter inbox , and greater personalization. Read More »

'Suicidal' Sinead O'Connor now 'surrounded by love'


She is struggling with mental illnesses and has felt isolated since losing custody of her 13-year-old son. According to O'Connor she feels "isolated" and said it is only her psychiatrist and doctor that are now keeping her alive. "My officers went over there after receiving a call about a video and a woman in distress", Captain Robert Kaiser exclusively told Radar. I'm now living in a Travelodge motel in the arse-end of New Jersey . Read More »

Soon, you won't have to awkwardly text or call your Uber driver


Those messages will be read out to the driver , reducing distraction, and they'll be able to either type out a response or send a one-tap "thumbs up" to acknowledge it. The new feature will be rolling out to users over the next few weeks. "Regardless of where they are located - whether it be the Cleveland, Chennai or Cartagena - riders and drivers won't need to share their phone number with one another when they need to get in touch", Lermitte wrote. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez wanted at PSG by Neymar, Dani Alves


Then we need to transform the quality of the preparation into points and that is of course a pragmatic view, but what matters is we win the next game and start in a strong way, which we didn't do past year. Indeed, Arsenal needed a last minute Frank Sinclair own goal to come away with the spoils after they had trailed to Tony Cottee's opener. "Sometimes you'll need Giroud or even ( Alexis) Sanchez in the middle and sometimes you'll need (Danny) Welbeck or Walcott, whoever will have an ... Read More »

Consumer Reports Yanks Recommended Rating For Microsoft Surface Laptops And Tablets


Problems included device freezing, unauthorized shut downs, and touchscreen failures. "Consumers tell us that reliability is a major factor when they're choosing a tablet or laptop", says Simon Slater, Consumer Reports' survey manager. The new studies of laptop and tablet reliability leverage data on 90,741 tablets and laptops that subscribers bought new between 2014 and the beginning of 2017. Read More »

Microsoft Dodges Antitrust Threat With Windows 10 Antivirus Tweaks

In a statement , Kaspersky said Microsoft's proposed approach had addressed its concerns raised with Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service, and said that it was "taking all steps necessary" to withdraw its antitrust complaints made with the European Commission and Germany's national competition regulator. Read More »

Disturbing Video Shows Teen Babysitters Laugh While Placing Child In Refrigerator


The infant survived and is expected to be fine. Speaking with WCVB, police sources confirmed the validity of the video and revealed that the pair were charged with child endangerment and assault and battery with a risky weapon. The baby's mother says the girls thought it was a joke and she doesn't believe they would harm the baby in any way. "I know she wouldn't hurt my daughter and that wasn't her intentions". Read More »

Senate condemns attack on anti-Buhari protesters

perth_map gathered that in a statement yesterday in Abuja by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, the Senate particularly warned the sponsors and participants in the protests by a coalition of civil society organizations, operating under the aegis of #OurMumuDonDo, and demanding for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari over his medical vacation in the United Kingdom to stop heating up the polity. Read More »

Gionee A1 Lite with 20MP front camera launched in India


Housing 20MP "selfie" camera, a 4000mAh battery and lightning-fast fingerprint sensor, the device would be available across retail stores from August 10. "India is an extremely important market for us and we have our full focus on bringing in customized products for the Indian consumer". Display-wise, the device features a 5.3-inch display with 2.5D curved glass and Gorilla Glass 3 on top for better protection. Read More »

Anker announces Alexa speaker with one neat trick


The Eufy Genie has yet to launch on Amazon, but when it does, it will price at about $35. It's Alexa-powered, so virtually all of the skills the Dot has will translate over to the Genie. Interestingly, Anker's goal with its line of smart home products is to make these devices more affordable to users. Aside from fewer microphones, the Genie's base model is also lacking Bluetooth compatibility. Read More »

Editing app FaceApp updates with Asian, Black, Caucasian and Indian filters


It appears that the firm is taking things a step further, by introducing filters that will change one's ethnicity. - Good Tweetman (@Goodtweet_man) August 9, 2017HOLY SHIT did Faceapp (the app with a "hot" filter which lightens your skin) seriously just add a blackface mode?? The author's face in the "caucasian" (top left), "Indian" (bottom left), "Black" (top right) and "Asian" (bottom right) filters. Read More »

LawBreakers Playstation 4 Patch Coming To Fix Stuttering Issues


LawBreakers is the next creation of former Epic Games head Cliff Blezinski, who left Epic Games in 2012 but came out of retirement two years later in order to make new games. LawBreakers is available for PC and PlayStation 4 . The patch isn't that big, either; it's only 132 megabytes, meaning that when you download it it shouldn't take that long to finish (unlike some other patches that could be much larger than that). Read More »

The entry-level T-Mobile Revvl launches on August 10th for $125


The details of the T-Mobile REVVL and LG G Pad X2 8.0 Plus , including the latter's revealing promotional renders, are still public and accessible for anyone to see, by the way. On it, T-Mobile is highlighting phones like the Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime, LG Aristo, LG K20 Plus, and ZTE ZMAX Pro . Here's the list of Smartpicks that'll be available through JUMP! Along with the official announcement of the REVVL , T-Mobile also introduced a new program by the name of "Smartpicks". Read More »

The Legend of Zelda


A new patch is live for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , and it definitely packs variety in terms of the things it accomplishes. This gave Nintendo a good place to hawk its latest wares, offered you an easy way to keep up with the company's announcements, and gave third-party developers another way to get the word out about their games, too. Read More »

Facebook shuts down Lifestage, its teen-focused Snapchat clone


Facebook has retired two apps, Groups and Lifestage , the latter a social networking platform mainly for high schoolers, which failed to get traction since its release previous year. With Facebook Stories already available for all, it's easy to imagine Facebook implementing some of Lifestage's features. Snapchat's unrestricted controls for the users along with constant updates and the first-mover advantage in this segment let no chance for Facebook's attempt. Read More »

Gearbox announces Project 1v1


However, the developer did announce that a short Closed Technical Test is going to be held at some point this summer. Unfortunately, that's nearly literally everything we know; the email Gearbox sent out to some fans and the game's new website both contain little more info than that. Read More »

Next-Gen Nissan Leaf: It's The Final Countdown


Now that we've seen most of the exterior and a solid portion of the interior, all that's left to do is for Nissan to take the wraps off the 2018 Leaf . But EVs have new momentum with the diesel emissions saga rumbling on, and although plug-in hybrids are more dominant, pure BEVs look set to become more appealing when Toyota launches its BEVs in 2022 with a solid state battery , expected to deliver massively shorter charging times, lower cost and range of up to 600 miles. Read More »