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by | May 19, 2017 | 05:45

Facebook and Samsung have not shared how many apps are in the Gear VR store, but a quick count shows the number is around 1,000. There are precious few details on the ground about these potential standalone headsets. "Vive will be making a stand-alone VR product for the Google Daydream Platform", an HTC representative said. Regardless, the idea of a VR headset that doesn't require wires or any hardware companionship is a fascinating one.

by | May 19, 2017 | 06:08

The number 4 is not considered as lucky in the Chinese culture. Earlier this week , a new leak indicated that the phone will come with a 3400 mAh battery, bigger than the one seen on OnePlus 3T. The listing seems to reflect that since it indicates that a dual-lens rear camera may be able to provide up to 23 megapixels, while the one up front could yield 16 megapixels.

by | May 19, 2017 | 05:54

The teenage Guinean national walked into the Asylum Seeker Centre in Sydney's inner west on April 27, a joint statement from the Australian Federal Police and NSW police force said. She is now in the care of Family and Community Services. The girl told police she had met a man in Guinea in January and he offered her employment.

by | May 19, 2017 | 05:03

Millions of auto owners whose vehicles were outfitted with faulty Takata airbags could soon receive some type of compensation - possibly a check for as much as $500. Takata's air bag inflators can explode with too much force, hurling shrapnel into drivers and passengers. Automakers have recalled 46 million Takata air bag inflators in 29 million US vehicles.

by | May 19, 2017 | 05:45

The company reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $219.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $222.65 million. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 66,253,992 shares of the company's stock valued at $4,849,130,000 after buying an additional 2,590,036 shares during the last quarter.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:42

All of which makes Google "cautious" about throwing another hot word into the mix, according to Chandra. Google's artificial intelligence-based voice Assistant is on more than 100 million devices now, and the company is leveraging a longtime competitor to expand the technology to even more people.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:13

Rocked by days of damaging developments, President Donald Trump's White House is looking ahead to the president's upcoming foreign trip - and trying to get his plane in the air with as little additional turbulence as possible. Asked what he thinks of the Trump presidency, Putin said it's up to the American people to judge but that his performance can be rated "only when he's allowed to work at full capacity", implying that someone is hampering Trump's efforts.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:26

Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, also asked the White House to provide any recordings, if they exist, detailing interactions with Comey that relate to the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election or the Clinton email scandal.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:00

Speaking about the announcement, Etienne Knauer, SVP of Sales and Marketing at DxO, said: "OnePlus has always been one of the leading innovators in the smartphone industry, and we are proud to partner with them and support their exciting mobile photography strategy".

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:34

The software maker said Thursday it plans to open two data centers in Johannesburg and Cape Town as part of an expansion that stretches across 40 regions globally. "This is Microsoft showing that they are all in, with multiple data centres, full redundancy and the full stack of services available". "There has also been deferred project spend because of the ongoing economic conditions and this removes another barrier to unlocking some of that spend".

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:25

After four years in development, the cancellation was met with criticism from fans leading Xbox's Phil Spencer to say, "I know we have to take risks, I realize right now probably sounds hollow but I agree". Crackdown 3, State of Decay 2, and Sea of Thieves are the current known quantities coming from Microsoft in the near future, with E3 2017 just weeks away if Scalebound is to return, that's a spot where we could likely hear an update about the game.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:42

All Google Play apps go through a rigorous security analysis even before they're published on the Play Store-and Play Protect warns you about bad apps that are downloaded from other sources too. As per Google, TensorFlow Lite will help developers enable state-of-the-art machine learning and on smartphones with silicon-specific processes. Google claims its image recognition technology is more accurate than human recognition.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:23

Security researchers investigating the massive cyberattack campaign on Tuesday reported signs of a possible North Korean link, with one expert warning there could be more to come. US Ambassador Nikki Haley said the United States was working with China, Pyongyang's main ally, on a new sanctions resolution and warned that all countries must step up action against North Korea or face measures themselves.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:47

Now, the studio has published the first trailer for the game, also revealing that classic cars will return to the franchise. F1 2017 will release onto PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC (DVD and via Steam) worldwide on August 25th 2017.

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:58

As a quick refresher, a hacking group known as the Shadow Brokers released a treasure trove of NSA exploits and hacking tools just a few weeks ago. However, given the group's track record of leaking legitimate information that many believe to be sourced from the NSA, it is likely that at some point, this data will become public, one way or another.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:33

Responding to another who asked how their two-month-old son Bear is doing, she said "He's amazing". The former One Direction singer and his 33-year-old girlfriend Cheryl welcomed their baby boy Bear Grey Payne into the world nearly two months ago, and taking over a month to reveal his moniker to the public, the hunk says he had originally picked out a more traditional name.

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:26

Mr Powers is the former Fairfax chairman and managing director of the Packer family's Consolidated Press and Publishing and Broadcasting. According to commentators, the private equity firm's emergence this week was not accidental as the board had been actively canvassing other potential bidders - among them Hellman & Friedman after it came to know of TPG's interest.

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:02

Trump stated that the USA would "offer our support to Turkey" in fighting "terrorism" and that they also meant to "reinvigorate our trade and commercial ties". Kalin also said that the leaders discussed possible steps against the network of Fethullah Gulen in the US. "Of the countless issues facing our world, it's clear that to this White House the well being of any individual American rests at the top of the list of priorities and especially when that American is a prisoner of conscience".

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:36

He warned governments against stockpiling such vulnerabilities and said instead they should report them to manufacturers - not sell, store or exploit them, lest they fall into the wrong hands. The cyberextortion attack hitting dozens of countries was a "perfect storm" of sorts. Microsoft released patches last month and on Friday to fix a vulnerability that allowed the worm to spread across networks.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:30

Google photos have crossed the 500 million monthly user mark. This announcement took place at this year's Google I/O, and as part of it, the company shared some new info when it comes to their upcoming OS version, and also shared, in detail, what is new in Developer Preview 2, read on.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:53

The Lazarus hackers have however been more brazen in their pursuit of financial gain than others, and have been blamed for the theft of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank , according to some cybersecurity firms. But experts say it's too early to blame the WannaCry attack on North Korean hackers. "We need to return to dialogue with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, stop intimidating it and find ways to solve these problems peacefully", Putin was quoted as saying, using ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:34

The T20 IPL match between Shah Rukh Khan's Kolkata Knight Riders and the Hyderabad Sunrisers will take place tonight at 8pm at Bengaluru's Chinnaswamy Stadium. The authorities must surely look at the logic of the circumstances under which a team can essentially lose half a game of cricket, stop there and then win the game.

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:19

Google also designed Picture-in-Picture, which provides seamless multitasking on any size screen, and it announced a new homescreen for Android TV, which developers will be able to get started by using the new TvProvider support library APIs.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:06

The Amazon Echo Show will arrive with a 7-inch touchscreen display. Echo Show's touchscreen can display several things, including video calls with other Echo Show users or voice calls with other Echo product users. Amazon notes that all of these voice features will work across Echo devices, so you can use an Echo Dot to call someone with an Echo or Echo Show , and vice versa.

by | May 18, 2017 | 14:59

They allege that last week's WannaCry attack exploited a flaw that the USA government knew about and chose not to disclose, an identical situation to the Heartbleed virus that the National Security Administration knew about for around two years before researchers discovered it and announced it to the public.

by | May 18, 2017 | 14:35

Indian government's cyber security wing - Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has cautioned the country's key stakeholders like RBI, National Payments Corporation of India, National Informatics Center (NIC) and other organizations of the malware and advised them to protect their systems against the ransomware.

by | May 18, 2017 | 13:18

Congress leader Ajay Kumar Lallu claimed that in 2014, BJP members had protested half-naked in the Assembly. The leader of Opposition in Andhra Pradesh Assembly, Jagan Mohan Reddy a few days ago thundered that he will not let the assembly function and did exactly the same when the house sat for passing the GST bill.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:46

While there are a number of preventive steps that a business can take to mitigate the risk of a ransomware attack, there is no such thing as flawless or impenetrable security. Microsoft's president and chief legal officer Brad Smith criticised U.S. intelligence agencies, including the CIA and National Security Agency (NSA), for "stockpiling" software code that can be used by hackers.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:09

Google today said that LG's upcoming flagship, which will be launched later this will, will also support Daydream VR. The company is delighted that Samsung has chose to enable the Galaxy S8 to work with Daydream even though it's running its own competing virtual reality platform with the Gear VR.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:52

Security experts say most infected computers appear to be systems running out-of-date operating systems, or machines that are hard to patch without affecting crucial operations in areas like healthcare or manufacturing. Matt Tait told NPR . The company said the virus has been localized and "technical work is underway to destroy it and update the antivirus protection".

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:37

The rogue hackers have promised more details on their content-monetization strategy in June. It also alleges that Microsoft Corp.is colluding with The Equation Group - "the Microsoft is being BFF with the equation group" - the NSA's hacking group, and that the NSA has spies inside of Microsoft and other top US technology companies.

by | May 18, 2017 | 13:11

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at the company's I/O conference on May 17, 2017. And while Google Lens might just seem like a bunch of clever, questionably useful new tricks for your camera, it hints at so much more. You can already use Assistant to start a YouTube stream on a Chromecast TV or through your photos up on the big screen. This means the Google Assistant may replace the darling of iPhones.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:18

With Android Go , Samat said the focus was on saving as much data as possible while running the same apps as any Android phone. "With more users starting to get Android O on their devices through the Android Beta program , now is the time to test your apps for compatibility, resolve any issues and publish an update as soon as possible".

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:45

Advanced "Lens" features are being added first to the Google Photo application, which is available free. The Assistant software, using AI, will be able to register the movie title and times, where it will then bring up options for the user to save as a calendar event, book tickets immediately, or find out more information about the movie.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:52

It turned negative, as 60 investors sold Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . shares while 89 reduced holdings. If the stocks above spark your interest, wait until you look into companies primed to make substantial gains from Washington's changing course.