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Google Home will soon be able to make voice calls

Google Home will soon be able to make voice calls

This will allow the Assistant to utilize a device's camera in order to analyze and learn about the surrounding environment, then using that information to assist you. This one will be based around dig...

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At a Glance: Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

At a Glance: Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

No word on whether that means U.S. or Australian Summer, but either way, if you've ever wanted to speak to your speakers, you soon will be able to, and certainly faster than we see competitor Amazon A...

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Google to rival voice assistant Siri on iPhones

The Alexa assistant on Amazon's Echo has already learned to perform thousands of different tasks. But it's an important link in Google's mission to bring computing to people in developing communities,...

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Google rolling out arsenal of services, gadgets

Google rolling out arsenal of services, gadgets

Users can now have Google Home send information - such as Google Map directions, flight plans and their daily calender - to any screen they want, including phones, tablets and televisions. Chandra als...

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Things to Know About the 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack

Things to Know About the 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack

Cyber security expert Justin Cappos is a professor at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering. In a separate malware attack previous year, 3.2 lakh debit card were compromised in the country. Called Wanna...

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Google's building its own smartphone-free Daydream VR headsets

It's a virtual reality platform developed by Google that's built into the Android OS (as of Android 7.1), rather than as an App with Google's first VR platform, Google Cardboard. Google's Daydream pla...

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Reaffirms Overweight Rating for Aviva plc (AV)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a "neutral" rating and set a GBX 50 ($0.65) price objective on shares of Enquest Plc in a report on Wednesday. As per Monday, January 23, the company rating was upgraded ...

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Mice with 3D-printed ovaries produce healthy pups

Mice with 3D-printed ovaries produce healthy pups

The mouse egg within layers of the gelatin scaffold. The procedure marks another step toward printing replacements for missing or damaged organs. One of the researchers, Professor Teresa Woodruff ,...

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South Park: The Fractured But Whole stretches release to October

South Park: The Fractured But Whole stretches release to October

Initially scheduled to release back in 2016 on December 6, The Fractured But Whole has had quite the bumpy road to a final launch date. The description reads: "Evil is rising in the town of South...

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SpaceX successfully launches Inmarsat-5 F4 communication satellite

SpaceX successfully launches Inmarsat-5 F4 communication satellite

But because of the size of this launch, the company was unable to do that. Inmarsat GX is the world's first globally available, broadband connectivity service and was created to enable communities...

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Google Doodle marks Antikythera Mechanism's discovery

Google Doodle marks Antikythera Mechanism's discovery

Today's Google Doodle marks the 115th anniversary of the unearthing of the Antikythera Mechanism, a device used by the Ancient Greeks to chart the progress of the planets across the zodiac. While th...

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Cyber-attack link to North Korea

Cyber-attack link to North Korea

It was a security flaw that was originally exploited by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), which was then leaked earlier this year. "I believe that this was spread for the objective of causing...

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Unlocked LG G5 Variants Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat In US

Unlocked LG G5 Variants Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat In US

AT&T was among the last network operators to provide the Android 7.0 Nougat update to its customers who own the LG G5 back in February. Sometimes, the U.S. In the USA, the Sprint LG G5 users were the ...

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Cyberattack is 'wake-up call' for governments

Cyberattack is 'wake-up call' for governments

Forcepoint Security Labs said in a statement that the attack had "global scope" and was affecting networks in Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy and Mexico. "But it is important to understan...

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Apple begins production of iPhone SE model in India

Apple begins production of iPhone SE model in India

In March, we heard that the company is gearing up to start production of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s models in India, however, it seems this hasn't happened yet. "Apple is likely to sell a good number of i...

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Tanzania: Hypertension Kills, Know Your Blood Pressure Readings Today

Tanzania: Hypertension Kills, Know Your Blood Pressure Readings Today

Whatever be the mechanism, high blood pressure is responsible for accentuation of process called atherosclerosis which can cause narrowing of blood vessels and clot formation culminating in stroke (...

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Delphi joins BMW-Intel-Mobileye autonomous car partnership

Delphi joins BMW-Intel-Mobileye autonomous car partnership

It is not easy, and perhaps not safe, for every automaker to try to develop autonomous vehicles from scratch. It's the latest in a flurry of partnerships between automakers, tech companies, parts su...

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Intel prepares its new beast: the new Core i9 with 12 cores

Base clock on this CPU is 3.3 GHz and it supports Turbo 2.0 and Turbo 3.0, taking performance to a maximum 4.5 GHz. With the new lineup, the higher-end parts are unequivocally better than the lower-...

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BMW M5 review 2017

BMW M5 review 2017

Thanks to the adoption of the modular-designed CLAR platform that debuted in the 2016 7-Series, the new 5-Series is already about 100kg lighter than its predecessor, and similar weight savings should ...

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PES 2018: This is when the game is released

PES 2018: This is when the game is released

In other words, the PC version of Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 will be similar to the current-gen console version that will be coming to PS4 and Xbox One. As Konami stated, the PC version of Pro Evolu...

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Israeli intelligence officer: Trump's intel blunder is 'our worst fears confirmed'

Israeli intelligence officer: Trump's intel blunder is 'our worst fears confirmed'

To address the specific concerns of USA intelligence, the CNN report didn't say that advances in ISIS bomb-making expertise was the primary driver behind the changes in airline security rules. McM...

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Google poised to roll out arsenal of services, gadgets

Google poised to roll out arsenal of services, gadgets

Google's Daydream project was announced last year, and it should see some expansion this year as well. You can check out all the new features over here. The smart AI that is Google Assistant is alre...

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Are you protected? How to avoid ransomware attacks

Are you protected? How to avoid ransomware attacks

An unprecedented global cyber attack that infected computers in at least 150 countries beginning on Friday has unleashed a new wave of criticism of the U.S. This is the case for ATMs, medical devices,...

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Apple iPhone 5S tops premium smartphones in India

Apple iPhone 5S tops premium smartphones in India

Apple iPhone 7 Plus was more popular in most regions including India, courtesy of its bigger 5.5-inch display and a dual-camera at the back. Gross margin for the quarter was 38.9 percent compared to 3...

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The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault?

The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault?

Users who do not patch their systems and the Shadow Brokers were more directly responsible for the attack than NSA, they said. "I believe that this was spread for the objective of causing as much ...

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Microsoft sends out a Windows XP patch to block new ransomware

Microsoft sends out a Windows XP patch to block new ransomware

Meanwhile, IT Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said the IT Ministry along with CERT-In is closely monitoring the situation and reiterated that no large scale incidents were reported in public and private ...

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Audi And Volvo Will Bring Google's Android Integration To Next-Gen Cars

Audi And Volvo Will Bring Google's Android Integration To Next-Gen Cars

Google has earlier displayed a Google-designed interface which is similar to "Pure Google" Pixel phone and the custom interface found in Fiat-Chrysler which is similar to Android smartphones like Sams...

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Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in

Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in

Apple's manufacturers, like Foxconn, used to pay Qualcomm for the intellectual property rights to make chips that connect phones online. Qualcomm is suing four of Apple's top suppliers for refusing ...

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

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

Each report has shed just a little bit more insight into Kaby Lake-X, Skylake-X and the X299 chipset that will support the processors. As we await the company's next-generation processor family, we'...

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Hitman Season 2 may still be a going concern

Hitman Season 2 may still be a going concern

That raised a number of red flags: Was Hitman now properly dead? This means that Season 2 for Hitman is still in the works, but there's still the matter of the publisher to deal with. Although the...

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Jimmy Fallon Points Out Similarities Between Donald Trump's and 'Legally Blonde' Speeches

Jimmy Fallon Points Out Similarities Between Donald Trump's and 'Legally Blonde' Speeches

While Elle previously began her speech with, "We take our next steps into the world". To be fair to POTUS, it seems Fallon and his team really chopped up Trump's speech to find the lines that most c...

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Nintendo Switch System Update 2.3.0 Is Available Now

Nintendo Switch System Update 2.3.0 Is Available Now

Nintendo Switch was the best-selling video game hardware in the month of April in the USA with more than 280,000 units sold, Nintendo announced . If you haven't, well, it downloads pretty quickly, s...

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Abbas visit: India reiterates support to Palestinian cause

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 th...

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IOS 10.3.2 arrives with almost two dozen security fixes

IOS 10.3.2 arrives with almost two dozen security fixes

There are a lot of variables to consider when discussing a product's cancellation, but, in this particular case, the iPad Mini was a victim of Apple's own success as Apple's other products have re...

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UN Security Council weighs tightening sanctions on North Korea

That realization, coming after a missile launch over the weekend, had residents of the island casting a wary eye amid rising nuclear tensions between Pyongyang and Washington. "We are willing to talk ...

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