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Google is rolling out Play Protect Security Suite to Android devices

Considering the number of malware and adware attacks the Android apps have been facing recently it must be the flawless time for Google to launch this security suite. Google can't catch every malicious app, but it has historically done a pretty great job and now users have a better feeling for what's happening with app security on their devices.

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Atari reveals the Ataribox

According to a report by VentureBeat , the gaming company unveiled images of the unit's industrial design. The first comes in a wood design that evokes the nostalgic look. Are you happy that Atari is coming back into the fray? Furthermore, it will also showcase indicator lights "that glow through the material" used on the console.

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Nintendo N64 Classic Edition may just have been outed

The trademark, filed two days ago, is classified under goods and services, including a section that encompasses video game controllers, apparatuses, joysticks, and parts and accessories. The three-prong design of the controller in the drawing, with an analog stick in the middle, is clearly a N64 controller. It makes little sense for Nintendo to go to the trouble of filing almost identical paperwork for the N64 unless they are going to do something with it.

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Instagram is the worst social media platform for cyber-bullying

The amount dipped to 37 percent for Facebook , and was even lower for Snapchat at 31 percent. Earlier, in 2013, a Trolled Nation study had stated that Facebook is the worst social networking site when it comes to trolling and cyber-bullying.

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Intel Has Reportedly Disbanded Its Wearable Division

After the aforementioned recall of its Basis watches, some had begun to speculate that Intel was going to step back from wearables, but the company specifically denied that at the time. Amid much fanfare at the CES event in Las Vegas in January 2016, the Curie chip was at the heart of a raft of IoT partnerships forged by Intel with ESPN, Red Bull Media and several other brands to integrate the Curie chip into clothing and wearable devices to track athletes' performances.

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IOS 10.3.3 released: Why it's an iPhone and iPad must-have

Now that the public beta is available , anyone with a compatible iOS device can download and test the next version of Apple's mobile OS before it rolls out this fall. Most of these vulnerabilities were related to the Intel Graphics Driver. watchOS and tvOS address similar lists of vulnerabilities, including the Wi-Fi issue.

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10-year-old helped discover million-year-old fossil

Visiting the site in the U.S. state of New Mexico, biology professor Peter Houde was stunned by what Jude had tripped over. After analyzing the skull, Houde and the Sparks family revisited to the invention site and detected the entire skull from the site.

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Elon Musk Says He Has Approval to Build NY-DC Hyperloop

When the SpaceX and Tesla founder revealed the details of his future vision for The Boring Company , however, he described a network of underground tunnels that would transport goods on sleds, and that could offer transportation for cars, cargo and more, using Hyperloop as one potential conveyance option.

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What a total solar eclipse looks like from space

But it may not add up to what people say they experience witnessing a total eclipse in real life. That eclipse's path of totality began along the Pacific Northwest coast, near the border of Washington and Oregon. It will span the country, through the central plains and off the east coast, with its final USA destination off the coast of SC with a max at 2:47 p.m., lasting about 2.5 minutes.

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WhatsApp Video Could Soon Get Picture-In-Picture Support

WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging apps in the world, but its competitors have stepped up their games lately, so it's time for it to do the same. For now, there is no information on whether the small window for the video calls as shown in the screenshot above will be a floating window or not.

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'Simran' writer Apurva Asrani attacks Kangana Ranaut yet again

He added that he understood her stance on nepotism but he has a different take on it. "Look at the spate of bad movies I've starred in and you know that phase lasted for a long while". Then, these three biggies shouted, "NEPOTISM ROCKS". The trio then broke into Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham song, " Bole Churiyan, Bole Kangana ", to which Karan said "Kangana na hi bole toh accha hai (It's better if Kangana doesn't speak)".

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Pokemon Go Update Rolling Out Now, Ahead Of The Upcoming Event

More details about Legendary Pokemon will be released soon, so keep following WWG for all your Pokemon Go news! The hawkeyed data miners spotted a line of code in the update i.e. Added icons to the Pokemon information screen to indicate how the Pokemon was caught. These Pokemon will help trainers defeat Raid Battles and Gym Battles, but can not be left behind to defend gyms due to their strength imbalance.

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UCF student behind viral tweet grading breakup letter suspended from school

Lutz, due to their comments and posts". So she hand wrote him an apology letter and tucked it under the windshield wiper of his auto. After receiving an apology letter from a recent ex-girlfriend, college student Nick Lutz chose to have some fun with it, correcting her spelling and grammar and posting the "graded" letter on Twitter , with a grade of D-, reported The Washington Post .

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Google takes on Facebook by introducing new features in Feed

Bringing the heat back on to its closest rival, Google has announced new features for Feed i.e. that continuous feed of articles and content which features in Google Now. However, the company will be competing with social media sites' news feeds which have the added benefit of interaction, real-time conversations, and content endorsement by friends.

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LinkedIn brings in LinkedIn Lite, a faster mobile app

The app still has a decent user base in India and the company has announced that Facebook Lite had crossed 200 million users . The new app is targeted only at Android users since roughly 97% of smartphone users in India are on Android , according to the firm.

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Unilever Beats Estimates For First Half Earnings, Sees Full Year Margin Improvement

Food and consumer product company Unilever said on Thursday profits soared in the first half of 2017, raking in €3.3bn after the Anglo-Dutch firm spurned a takeover bid by USA rival Kraft Heinz. "The actions we are taking keep us on track for another year of underlying sales growth ahead of our markets, in the 3%-5% range". We anticipate accelerating growth in the second half of the year driven by the phasing of our innovation plans and a step-up in brand and marketing investment.

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New Nissan Leaf to be equipped with e-Pedal

The e-Pedal is, after all, a re-branded accelerator pedal, nothing more. We still have to wait until the 2018 Nissan Leaf debuts on September 5 or September 6 if you're in Japan, to see the new electric vehicle, but Nissan keeps teasing us with little previews.

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Apple releases iOS 10.3.3, including critical security update

The update, iOS 10.3.3, weighs in at 138.5 MB, and is as always a free download. If you've got an Apple Watch, you can get the update by going into the Watch app on your iPhone and then selecting General , followed by Software Update . The number of vulnerabilities addressed in iOS 10.3.3 is even longer. Given the security focus of these updates, we encourage you to update soon, but wait a week or so to make sure that they don't suffer from unanticipated side effects.

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Microsoft GLAS: Redmond giant shows off Cortana-powered smart thermostat

As with its competitors, it's designed for aftermarket addition into existing home and office heating, ventilation, and cooling (HVAC) systems, and has attractive design at its heart: the wall-mounted gadget features a translucent touch-screen interface, while commands can also be issued by voice for execution by Cortana.

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Amazon launches shopping social network Spark for iOS

My first impression is that it's very reminiscent of the eBay Feed crossed with a bit of Instagram . Users can also respond to posts with " smiles ", equivalent to Facebook's "likes". The feature, which debuted Tuesday ion Amazon's iOS app, is now available only to Amazon's premium-paying Prime members in the US. Industry observers suggest Amazon will likely move to a commission-based model to incentivize publishers to post to Spark in future, although the spokeswoman declined ...

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Hip-hop dethrones rock as most popular music genre in the US

They say that R&B and hip-hop now account for for 25.1 percent of all music consumption in the USA, while rock makes up 23 percent. Pop was third, and country was the fourth most popular genre. Following a one-week Tidal exclusive, Jay-Z's 4:44 became available to purchase, as well as stream at most major DSPs-with the exception of Spotify , whose free tier took them out of the game.

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Apple releases iOS 10.3.3, watchOS 3.2.3 updates

Fixes were also posted for the Apple Watch's WatchOS firmware. The story is similar for watchOS 3.2.3, which can be installed on your Apple Watch through the Watch app on iPhone. Significantly, the update includes a Sierra-specific update for a vulnerability (CVE-2017-9417) that allowed an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the Wi-Fi chip.

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Indonesia bans Islamic HizbutTahrir organisation

Indonesia's government on Wednesday banned the local branch of Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir, rejecting criticism from rights groups that the move was undemocratic. Al Jazeera says the group is estimated to have tens of thousands of members in Indonesia. Many countries have banned the organisation, including Germany, Russia, China, Egypt and Turkey.

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Lukaku: I Am A Better Player Thanks To Mourinho

It's something really unique that I've been able to observe over the years because he's been a player from Anderlecht, which is the same youth system where I come from and I've really followed his progress. "I think the delay was because the referee asked me to change the player and I didn't", Mourinho told reporters. "It's important but in a way whenever you're injured, you're constantly in a preseason so that's been the case for too much time for me".

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Billions of tons of plastic trash accumulating on Earth

We wrap stuff in it and even wear it. " Plastic waste is now so ubiquitous in the environment that it has been suggested as a geological indicator of the proposed Anthropocene era", according to what is credited as the first global analysis of all mass-produced plastics ever made.

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Analyst predicts the end for Apple iPhone SE

Therefore, the release of iPhone may now not happen as early as September 8, 2017. Fans who want to get their hands on an iPhone 8 should breathe a bit of a sigh of relief at that prediction. Given Samsung's ties to OLED displays, Oh-Hyun reportedly talked Apple into allowing the firm to return to providing chips once again. IPhone 8 is said to be an all-screen Phone - the screen takes up nearly the entire front portion of the phone.

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Preloads of Destiny 2 are out now

Xbox One pre-orders will get in Tuesday with the beta opening to everyone on Thursday. At first glance the sequel looks quite a bit like its predecessor, but once you get your hands on a controller and take a look at the systems that have been put in place, the newness clicks.

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Xiaomi Mi 5X Price In India Specifications Features Review Comparison

Coming to Xiaomi Mi 5X , the upcoming device have already received 250,000 registrations for Mi 5X. Rumours also suggest that the Xiaomi Mi 5X's rear dual camera will feature a 12-megapixel sensor while its front camera will sport a 16-megapixel sensor.

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Kingdom Hearts 3 Director Tetsuya Nomura Explains What Took So Long

One central new system is keyblade transformations, which Nomura said has been a big focus during development . Instead, Sony simply pumped up the PS2's "movie-quality 3D graphics" in its press release introducing the console to the world.

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Google web apps get new security updates

Apps setup to use Google's authentication process, OAuth, to access data will trigger a screen to appear so that the G-Suite user can verify it. Since a phishing scam perpetrated in May that may have targeted millions of Gmail and Google Docs users, Google has introduced a number of security changes aimed at preventing a repeat.

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Tyrannosaurus rex couldn't run says new research

The research, published by journal PeerJ , looks extensively into the gait and biomechanics of the world's most famous Dinosaur and, using the latest high performance computing technology from N8 High Performance Computing (HPC ), has created a new simulation model to test its findings.

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Teacher at Mormon University Loses Job Over Pro-LGBT Facebook Post

Brigham Young University is a private university run by the Mormon Church . This organization has openly and forcefully opposed same-sex relationships and legalized same-sex marriage. Ruthie Robertson taught her final class at the Mormon school in Rexburg last week, reports Salt Lake City TV station KUTV . She estimated that 80 percent of the students and faculty she has spoken with have major reservations about the policy.

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Snapchat's letting you snag Spectacles on Amazon now

The latest update, announced on Tuesday, makes it easier to record consecutive videos. In an email to MailOnline, a Snapchat spokesman said: 'Multi-Snap gives Snapchatters a bit more flexibility to tell their Story. You can choose your favorite ones but they will always post in a chronological order. This comes right after Snapchat Maps . How does tint brush work? Snap Publisher is designed as a browser-based tool integrated into Snap's ad manager.

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Xiaomi Mi 5X Official Pictures Leave Nothing for Our Imagination

Xiaomi had confirmed yesterday that the Xiaomi Mi 5X will launch on July 26, along with MIUI 9 OS, and several images of the Mi 5X have just popped up on Xiaomi's official website. On the camera front, Mi Max 2 has a capable 12 MP Sony IMX386 sensor with large 1.25 µm pixels paired with a f/2.2 aperture lens setup and a dual tone LED flash.

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Yet another GOP health care bill bites the dust

Republicans sought to regroup Tuesday after their quest to scale back the US government's role in health care collapsed, leaving in place former President Barack Obama's health care law , popularly known as Obamacare . "Let's get the debate around these decisions out of the back room, and work toward compromises with both Democrats and Republicans". Blaming a lack of votes for the bill shifts the focus off the bad " repeal and replace " policy and onto the Senators who were not evil ...


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