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Google to rival voice assistant Siri on iPhones

This is where the newly revealed Google Lens comes in. Now, Google is drawing upon that treasure trove to teach new tricks to its digital assistant, which debuted past year on its Pixel phone and an internet-connected speaker called Home that is trying to mount a challenge to Amazon's Echo.

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Google rolling out arsenal of services, gadgets

The rumors came true: iPhone users will soon be able to tap into the increasingly powerful Google Assistant . For the privacy-conscious Android users, Google promises that all of this happens on the device, in real-time, with no data leaking out to the Interenet.

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WannaCry malware exploited OS weakness to spread

However, this doesn't mean that we can't prevent these attacks by following just the simplest of steps. The malware has spread at a whopping pace reaching countries worldwide, with evidence of the malicious software found in more than 150 countries.

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Facebook to refund overcharged advertisers

Facebook announced this error in a blog post published on Tuesday . This bug has affected advertisers billed link clicks since March 2016. The scale of the bug was relatively minor, as the average refund payment to affected advertisers was only around $10, Marketing Land reported.

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Google Daydream standalone VR headsets are coming, including an HTC Vive one

A standalone VR headset doesn't require a smartphone to function. Google has their Project Tango tracking technology built into the headset, with the reference design Daydream VR headset including custom specifications for tracking cameras and other sensors, that will fully utilize Tango.

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Analysts Consensus For London Stock Exchange Group (LON:LSE)

It closed at $4.15 lastly. About 301,255 shares traded. It has underperformed by 7.48% the S&P500. The Center Coast Capital Advisors Lp holds 3.27M shares with $125.40 million value, down from 3.66M last quarter. ( NYSE:WM ), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. EnQuest Plc had 101 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Tuesday, November 1 by Goldman Sachs.

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3-D Printed 'Ovary' Allows Mouse to Give Birth

When the 3D printed ovaries were implanted into infertile mice, the mice were not only able to ovulate, they also gave birth to healthy pups. But that's not even the coolest part. "We wouldn't be able to do that if we didn't use a 3-D printer platform". The shape of the printed ovarian scaffold was modelled closely on the external supporting structure of a real mouse ovary.

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Turnbull and Moon talk trade, security

Moon advocated dialogue with the North as well as sanctions, adopting a more conciliatory stance than his predecessor. "I will go to Beijing and Tokyo and, if the conditions are right, to Pyongyang also". Korea Economic Institute analyst Troy Stangarone told VOA that Moon has stated he would only negotiate with North Korea after consulting with the United States.

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South Park: The Fractured but Whole to launch in October

Those of you who are eager to return to the small town of South Park will be pleased to know that a new release date has been announced , along with a brand new trailer. An all-new combat system offers unique opportunities to master space and time while on the battlefield, and a revamped looting and crafting system gives players the freedom to craft their own equipment to aid them in battle.

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Inmarsat launches fourth Global Xpress satellite

Inmarsat's mission was SpaceX's second launch in just two weeks and the next launch is scheduled in another two weeks. Global mobile satellite communications services provider Inmarsat launched the fourth high-speed broadband communications satellite in its Global Xpress program, Inmarsat-5 F4 (I-5 F4).

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Google doodle of today celebrates Antikythera mechanism's discovery

Google celebrates the Antikythera Mechanism with a new doodle . "Today's Doodle illustrates how a rusty remnant can open up a skyful of knowledge and inspiration", Google said. Researchers still ponder on other possible uses of the device. Jones and colleagues found that those inscriptions on the front and back of the mechanism would have been a key for all of the dials and what they were used for.

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Indian-origin techie links ransomware attack to N Korea

Choi also cited an accidental communication he had previous year with a hacker traced to a North Korean internet address who admitted development of ransomware. There were no signs that the attack sought to single out the USA or South Korea, despite its emergence at a time of high tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

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Unlocked LG G5 Nougat Update Released In The U.S.

Users of AT&T's HTC One M9 will be receiving their own Android 7.0 Nougat, and their website will provide information on how to move forward past the OTA. It tells us that we can download the update via FOTA, that we must have the device connected to a Wi-Fi in order to download it. We're talking about the U.S.

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Apple officially starts manufacturing iPhones in India

Turns out that the objective was carried out to completion and the first iPhones manufactured in India are going to be arriving this month. "Apple is likely to sell a good number of iPhones if it prices them so aggressively", said Faisal Kawoosa, principal analyst at research firm CMR.

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Over 50% doctors suffer from hypertension or high BP, says study

What amplifies the problem of hypertension is the fact that it often goes unnoticed as it attacks the body surreptitiously, without showing up symptoms of its own. The exercise was conducted in collaboration with the Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI) and Eris Lifesciences on the World Hypertension Day yesterday.

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Delphi makes a 'logical fit' for BMW autonomous collaboration

Other integration and development partners will be added by BMW, Intel, and Mobileye. They plan to start producing automated vehicle systems by 2021. The trio had said at the time that other companies, both auto makers and technology groups, would be welcome to join their efforts, the Times notes.

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Intel to launch Core i9 Skylake-X & i7 Kaby Lake-X CPUs

It'll be interesting to see if this product stack is compelling enough to drive upsell from Intel's mainstream desktop platform to the high-end desktop platform, and up the stack within the high-end desktop platform. However, it might not turn out affordable for everyone, so the 6 core and 8 core CPUs will probably remain the main choices of the gamers. These two variants will stand side by side at the lower-end side, while the Skylake-X models will be positioned at the highest point.

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The New, Faster BMW M5 Will Have Fully Switchable Four-Wheel Drive

A BMW insider revealed to Car Keys earlier this year that the next M5 would adopt four-wheel drive, in an effort to better harness the extra power and reduce the all-torque-no-traction qualities of the previous car. It's designed for dry track use apparently, but then there's the MDM mode for 4WD Sport, aimed at more committed types. What's the 2017 BMW M5 like to drive? The driver-focused cockpit of the new BMW M5 now has an even clearer layout courtesy of the lowered instrument panel ...

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PES 2018 release date announced

There's no official release date for PES 2018 yet, but no doubt it'll arrive around September time as is usual with this annual release series. " Pro Evolution Soccer truly is back". Presentation Overhaul - Brand new in-game redesign to the UI for all menus, as well as real player images added to the gameplan screen and myClub, give the game a new broadcast feel.

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Developer Preview 4 of Android Things OS is now available

At the moment, the content library isn't exactly bustling, but it's coming along - and there's some great stuff available already. AppAdvice will provide coverage of Google I/O 2017 as it relates to Apple products today and throughout the week.

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Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in

Don Rosenberg, executive vice president and general counsel of Qualcomm stated that "It is unfortunate that we must take this action against these long-time licensees to enforce our agreements, but we can not allow these manufacturers and Apple to use our valuable intellectual property without paying the fair and reasonable royalties to which they have agreed".

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Apple iPhone 7 top-selling smartphone in Q1 with 6% share

However, such a move would be a welcome idea for potential iPhone 8 buyers and it may also help with Apple's targets of beating Samsung Galaxy S8 following its awesome start to life across different markets globally. To review, specs of the Oppo R9s include a 5.5-inch display, 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, 16MP rear cam, 16MP selfie shooter, Snapdragon 625 chipset, 64GB onboard storage, and 4GB RAM.

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South Korean media: New president will visit US next month

South Korean Defence Minister Han Min-koo told parliament Sunday's test-launch was "successful in flight". David Wright, co-director of the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the missile could have a range of 4,500 kilometers (about 2,800 miles) if flown on a standard, instead of lofted, trajectory - considerably longer than North Korea's current missiles.

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Volvo bets on Android software

Volvo Cars, the premium auto maker, has announced a close partnership with Google, one of the world's largest technology companies, to develop the next generation of its award-winning in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services.

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Leak May Reveal Details About Intel's Upcoming i9 Processors

The most potent of the bunch will be the Core i9-7920X (Skylake-X). As per the leaked presentation, the i9 will be starting at hexacore/12 threaded i9-7800X, before going all the way up to a 12 core/24 threaded i9-7920X. The rumoured leak adds that Skylake-X chips will also support DDR4-2666MHz memory, which isn't much of a surprise given that we're in 2017. That all seems like it's about to change, as a leak of Intel's upcoming Skylake-X CPU line surfaced over the weekend via the ...

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Fallon finds similarities between Trump, 'Legally Blonde' commencement speeches

However, in a recent segment, Jimmy Fallon has presented a take on the very same speech. Reese Witherspoon's star-making classic Legally Blonde has several quotable scenes and lines, such as "What?" He played a clip of Woods' speech cut with clips of Trump's speech in which Trump appeared to be saying nearly exactly the same words as Woods, though likely in a different order.

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Switch sales top 280000 in the USA in April

Neither Nintendo nor Minecraft developer Mojang have issued a response to the glitch yet, but we'll be sure to update this post if we hear anything from either company. Monster Hunter XX is one of the most popular games on the Nintendo 3DS hence having it ported to the Switch with greater technicalities will greatly boost the console's sales.

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India, Palestine sign five agreements for cooperation in different sectors

Just days ahead of President Donald Trump's Middle East trip, the Palestinian envoy to the United States said any new Israeli-Palestinian peace push must be based on a two-state solution but that the US administration had yet to present an actual plan for reviving negotiations.

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Apple iPad mini Lineup to Be Discontinued

The new 9.7-inch iPad is also not too much of a step up from the Mini. As reported by Apple Insider , the new version of the Watch OS can be downloaded easily through the dedicated Apple Watch App accessible from going to iPhone's General setting and then Software Update .

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Law enforcement officials flag North Korea link

Haley said the global community wants to be able to support North Korea, but as long as it continues trying to grow its nuclear program with missile tests, North Korea would remain an "island". Japanese Ambassador Koro Bessho, center, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, left and Korean Ambassador Tae-yul Cho speak to reporters before a Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at United Nations headquarters.

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China Concludes Silk Forum with Development Consensus

To further facilitate global cooperation for new infrastructure, creation of additional industrial capacity and strengthening of financial services, the China Development Bank and the Export-Import Bank of China are going to set up special lending schemes worth 250 billion yuan and 130 billion yuan respectively, he said.

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Healthy Teen Dies From Drinking Too Much Caffeine

During that two-hour time frame, Davis also consumed an energy drink and a large Diet Mountain Dew. Although coffee and soda contain caffeine, doctors say energy drinks are far more harmful. It's not know what type of energy drink Davis consumed before he passed away. "It wasn't a vehicle crash that took his life", Sean Cripe said, according to USA Today .

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United Kingdom inflation rises to 2.7 percent

There was an impact from the timing of Easter with the seasonal increase in prices seen in April this year compared with March last year. Food prices also became more expensive in April, rising 0.2% month-on-month after coming in flat previous year.

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Apple Launches 'Today at Apple' Programs at Its Retail Stores

As with all things happening inside a store, there is a degree of selling that Apple has applied here, because most of the lessons will connect in some way with one of the products Apple sells. However, Apple hasn't said whether you'll need an Apple device in your possession to partake, and while we'll assume the answer is yes, it's possible that given how many aspects of the products are shared with other devices and ecosystems, we suspect you could use another phone on a photo walk if you ...

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AMD reveals Ryzen Mobile: Ryzen finally comes to laptops

The CPUs themselves would apparently be based on 6th-generation Skylake cores. While likely to be marketed and sold as Ryzen 9 processors, AMD's enthusiast chips are also referred to as Threadripper CPUs, a fitting name considering Ryzen's stellar multi-threading performance.


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