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Facebook Messenger Lite now supports video calls

It's an addition that more or less makes Messenger Lite the ideal Facebook Messenger app. Now, the app is gaining one more feature considered necessary. The new video chatting functionality is simple and works similarly to any of the other dozen popular messaging apps. "Chatting face-to-face live is ideal for those moments when you want to see and hear the voices of people you care about most - whether you're wishing someone a happy birthday, you have some great news to share, or you ...

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Attackers include ransom note in amplified DDoS attacks that use memcached servers

Memcached is an open source memory caching system that stores often-accessed data in RAM to speed up access times, but as our sister site ZDNet reported , it wasn't designed for use on internet-connected systems, as access doesn't require authentication.

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Google Home expands free calls to the United Kingdom, live now

There are a lot of Google Home features we absolutely love , but one that many were looking forward to most was hands-free calling. Google Home voice calling was announced as a feature at the company's I/O conference in May a year ago, before being introduced to the U.S.

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Microsoft is reportedly testing Cortana in Outlook mobile

Email intelligence has already been partially integrated into Cortana , but now we will get the full functionality with this integration. Under the purview of this deal, he was made the head of Outlook mobile apps, where he pioneered the endeavor to revamp the app as well as its product team.

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Geneva Motor Show 2018: Rimac C_Two disappears before you blink

Built as a follow-up to the old Rimac Concept One , the Concept Two beats the previous model by almost a full second. It uses a pair of independent single-speed gearboxes to drive the front wheels and a pair of two-speed carbon-clutched gearboxes for the rear wheels.

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte pays emotional tribute to 'fantastic guy' Davide Astori

Antonio De Nicolo, the chief prosecutor of Udine who had ordered the autopsy to rule out manslaughter, confirmed that it had been a "natural death" related to a slow resting heart rate. The municipal government of Florence has declared Thursday to be a day of mourning when Astori's funeral will take place. All Sunday's Serie A matches have been postponed following his death.

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McLaren unveils extreme Senna GTR

McLaren is set to follow-up its run of 500 sold-out Senna supercars with a track-only Senna GTR. Technical details will be released later in the year, but McLaren says the Senna GTR features the same core structure as the "normal" vehicle, and will weigh roughly the same amount, too.

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BlackBerry Suing Social Media Giants Over Messaging Patents

According to the document, BlackBerry says it has been a "leading innovator" for mobile communications for the last three decades, "having invested substantial sums into research and development of communications technologies". Facebook has said it would fight the lawsuit. While they seem to have a winning track record in recent times it will be interesting to see how BlackBerry fares in the case given the sheer size of the defendants this time.

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Square Enix Releases 1.22/1.23 Update Patch Notes For Final Fantasy XV

All season pass content including Episode Gladiolus , Episode Prompto , Multiplayer Expansion: Comrades and Episode Ignis . Currently, players are reporting that this method grants access to most of the game, albeit with some DLC content is missing.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro users report low headphone volume issue

It has often been seen that people usually buy Xiaomi smartphones in bulk during flash sales and later sell them at higher prices on various marketplaces such as OLX and Quikr . As part of an experiment to curb reselling, we have made a decision to remove the COD payment option for the upcoming sales of #RedmiNote5Pro during initial few sales, giving genuine consumers a better chance at purchasing our products.

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Jaguar I-Pace priced at $70495

While it's true that the I-Pace is smaller and lighter than the Tesla, Jaguar did not put it up against the best Tesla has to offer. While Tesla is anticipated to reach the 200,000-sale mark that kicks off a winding-down process for the plug-in electric vehicle income-tax credit, Jaguar Land Rover will have access to its own 200,000 credits for several years to come.

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Disney parks arrive in Google Street View

Now you can see all 11 US Disney Parks through the eyes of the Street View. No, it probably won't be enough to get your kids off you back about finally taking them to see Mickey, Minnie and the rest of the Disney theme-park family. You can see 360-degree views of attractions, including Epcot, Magic Kingdom and Hollywood Studios, and folks on social media are thrilled. You can tour all the parks using Google Maps from the main Maps application.

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Gun in campus shooting belonged to suspect's dad

The manhunt for Davis went on for almost a day and involved more than 100 police officers. The gun used in the murder was James Davis Sr., who was a part-time police officer in IL. His mother, Diva Davis, also 47, was a real estate broker, according to her Facebook page. "They want Eric Jr.to know that he is still loved", said Brent Hopper, who's representing the family.

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Aston Martin Takes Wraps Off Valkyrie AMR Pro

And hear this out: the Valkyrie AMR Pro will tip the scales at just 1,000 kilos and will generate more than its own weight in downforce thanks to all-new aero tweaks. It's been given wider bodywork and larger front and rear wings to improve downforce on track compared to the road-legal hypercar. With the Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro , though, all street legalities are off and the Valkyrie is tuned specifically for track use.

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Google releases March 2018 security patch update for Pixel and Nexus devices

The Android security update for March 2018 are already live for a number of devices. Factory images and full OTA zip files have been posted as usual (see the Source links below). The improvements from the functional updates include improved screen wake performance while using the fingerprint scanner, improved audio performance when recording video and improved crash reporting.

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Far Cry 5 Will Have Microtransactions, But Like Assassin's Creed Origins

We've played the Far Cry 5 Arcade recently, and it promises to be a fantastic experience. Far Cry 5 is looking pretty mad. Far Cry 3's editor was focused on building maps for its PvP multiplayer modes, while 4's allowed players to create objective-based scenarios that could be conquered either solo or with a friend in co-op.

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Quantum competitors bristle as Google (finally) unveils 72-qubit processor

The 9-qubit device demonstrated low error rates for readout (one percent), single-qubit gates (0.1 percent) and most importantly two-qubit gates (0.6 percent) as its best result. Google plans to use an apparently original test to establish quantum supremacy . "In order for a quantum processor to be able to run algorithms beyond the scope of classical simulations, it requires not only a large number of qubits", said Kelly.

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Russian Federation offers rebels safe passage out of eastern Ghouta

Capturing the town has enabled the Syrian army to cut off supply routes and communication between the rebels in Eastern Ghouta , said SANA, adding that the rebels in that area are suffering chaos and collapse. The situation in Eastern ghouta compared with the bombing of Aleppo . The fresh strikes combined with the discovery of bodies in rubble from previous days upped Monday's death toll to around 90 people, by local counts - the highest since a supposed United Nations ceasefire was ...

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Grand Theft Auto 6 Codename - Project Americas, Set In Miami

Giving the series its first female protagonist, one with real agency in the story and world, would represent a good start for a series that needs to update its satirical view of American society. We have no evidence of this, except for the frankly ludicrous amount of money that Grand Theft Auto Online brings in for Take-Two and Rockstar. However, this much has not been confirmed, and no more details were given as to whether or not players will be able to take control of more than one ...

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Geneva Motor Show: BMW reveals M8 Grand Coupe Concept

Though this isn't how the standard BMW M8 will look when it hits the road there are hints that the Gran Coupe will in fact become a reality, even in M8 guise. No stranger to remixing auto configurations, BMW debuts a conceptual peek at an upcoming four-door coupe . The heavily concaved doors are frameless, with rear doors extending generously over the rear wheel houses for ease of entry into the back.

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Rumour: GameStop insider leak confirms Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

We will remind that this year new Call of Duty needs to release it Treyarch. In other Call of Duty news, it's rumoured that Call of Duty Black Ops 4 is the next game in the series. We'll report as any new information is made available. This popular game type starts with one person who's infected, and it's that player's job to infect everyone else in the game by killing them.

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Spotify Is Preparing for Its IPO By Cracking Down on Freeloaders

The hack that users have been taking advantage of involves downloading doctored Spotify install files (known as an APK), sideloading that onto an Android app, and logging in with a legitimate (but free) Spotify account. If you need more help, please see our support article on Reinstalling Spotify . Have you received a warning email yet? Spotify's polite email warning users of abnormal activity better not be taken carelessly.

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Saudi allows Air India overflights to Israel: Netanyahu

As other Arab nations, Saudi Arabia does not recognize Israel but lifting a 70-year-old airspace ban reflects the normalization with the Zionist entity, those two mentioned parties are strong allies for the U.S. With this agreement, the travel times between the two states has been reduced by two and a half hours. Currently, El Al, the national Israeli airline, is the only airline that offers direct flights from Israel to India, via the aforementioned Tel Aviv-Mumbai route.

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Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe Arrives at Last

The A 180d (costs from £25,800) gets the 1.5 litre diesel engine with 114bhp and 192lb/ft of torque, with official economy of 68.9mpg and 0-62mph of 10.5 seconds. As well as the range of trim levels and engines, there are a number of additional options. The flagship GT63S boasts prodigious outputs of 470kW and 900Nm, making it the most powerful application of AMG's venerated 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 to date.

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Geneva: Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo announced

Paralleling the Gran Turismo version of the Porsche Panamera sedan, the Mission E Cross Turismo concept has "good prospects for series production", according to the presentation. "It combines sportiness and everyday practicality in a unique style". The Porsche Cross Turismo includes an emotional design with striking off-road elements as well as an innovative display and operating concept with touchscreen and eye-tracking control.

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Toyota GR Supra Concept heralds the car's return after 16 years

Created by TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, the concept perfectly expresses the "fun to drive" quality that is intrinsic to Toyota's commitment to making ever-better cars. Rumors regarding the return of the Supra began in earnest when Toyota and BMW announced a multi-venture pact in summer 2012 that included jointly developed sports cars.

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ID VIZZION: Volkswagen shows the future flagship of the ID family

Nearly 70 per cent of the global population is expected to be living in urban areas by the year 2050, placing enormous strain on outdated infrastructure, the group's chief executive, Matthias Muller told media at the launch of the I.D Vizzion.

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Rainbow Six Siege cracking down on homophobia, racism

For one thing, it can seemingly only be applied to text chat in game, as that can be logged and voice chat is not and would require voice recognition software. "We understand that [Siege] is a competitive game and there will be some degree of trash talking/swear words used", it notes. This isn't the first time Robinson has been involved in the debate of toxic gaming in Rainbow Six Siege , being the first one to reveal that Ubisoft was working on new measures only a week ago.

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BB gun confiscated from Mojave High School

The school shooting in Parkland, Florida that claimed the lives of 17 people is sparking protests and massive conversation about gun control and mental health. Patterson met with the school's principal, Dr. Sherry Kijowski, on Thursday, which was followed by further discussions on school safety and student support with student leaders and administrators on Friday.

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Pizza Hut's new March Madness shoe orders pizza, pauses play

The Pie Tops II add an additional feature to the left shoe: a second button that can pause your TV (in theory so that you can get off your couch and get your pizza). The list of special features is comical: "Extreme marinara splash, cheese grater mesh, branded Pizza Hut lace tags, extra "cheese pull" laces, and branded inner soles".

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Bentley Bentayga Hybrid Bows

Instead, the Bentayga Hybrid will use a turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 - the smallest engine to ever grace the Flying B - paired with an electric motor. That's probably enough to get to Waitrose and the school, though. To help maximize fuel-efficiency, the Bentayga Hybrid will calculate the optimal usage of its petrol engine and electric motor every time a destination is entered into the navigation system.

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Three Harvey Weinstein accusers present together at Oscars

This year many spoke their truth and the journey ahead is long, but slowly, a new path has emerged. In a tweet, Judd unveiled her gown for the evening saying "Time's Up" as she walked by the camera. Ashley Judd's date to the 2018 Oscars is actress Mira Sorvino and the two have a big message to send on the red carpet. The introduction was an inspiring moment in a time of change in Hollywood.

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Google to sell Zagat to The Infatuation, a startup review site

The Infatuation didn't share the purchase amount to the New York Times . The New York Times is reporting this morning that the technology giant is selling off the company to The Infatuation , a review site founded nine years back by former music execs.

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New Google Feature Uses AI To Swap Background On YouTube Video

How it all works is explained at the source link, there are a lot of technicalities but its all worth it cause the results looks pretty convincing. Switching out background scenery is a decades-old technology, but it's generally complicated and time-consuming - think of making movies with superheros acting in front of green screens so computers can later replace the uniform green color with digital effects like exploding buildings.

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Billy Graham to be laid to rest after 'last crusade'

Pastor Norland said Graham played a special role in his upbringing and said he wanted to incorporate Graham to Saturday's seminar. As his oldest son told the funeral congregation, "There weren't two Billy Grahams". The 90-minute service in the city where Graham was born also will include music from Linda McCrary-Fisher, Michael W. Smith and the Gaither Vocal Band, who all had performed at Graham's crusades.


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