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by | January 19, 2018 | 02:05

Dubbed the "chaiOS" bug , it is activated when sent through iMessage . If you click on the link it can cause your Messages app to crash, force your gadget to return to the lockscreen or even restart your gadget on a loop. On a Mac, the bug also slows the Safari web browser down and drains battery levels. The only reason he chose to go public is that Apple ignored his bug reports.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:08

Although it's been out since that initial reveal on the game's PTR on PC, it hasn't been available on the live version of the game. Blizzard made the announcement by tweeting out downloadable Blizzard World tickets (which you can print out if you want to add in a bit of realism).

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:02

Despite being considerably less exposed than Intel to the chip security flaws revealed last week, AMD has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit - this time over claims that it artificially inflated its stock price by keeping quiet about the fact that the high-profile Spectre flaws affects its CPUs .

by | January 18, 2018 | 14:19

Amazon revealed this morning that three Alexa-enabled, voice-controlled speakers - Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Plus - are available for pre-order in Australia. "We're constantly working to develop concepts and initiatives that will be helpful to our customers, and we rely heavily on data to inform all such initiatives", Village GM of marketing and sales, Mohit Bhargava, said.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:05

Google Maps is arguably one of the most used Google services, and it is all set to make a comeback in China after Google announced a China-specific version of the service. "Although Google doesn't run its key search business directly in China, it still ... has an interest in the Chinese market", said Wang Xiaofeng, a senior analyst at market research firm Forrester.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:03

Toyota has unveiled the all-new 2019 Toyota Avalon , which gets an extra dose of style this time around. Toyota had been in a legal snarl with Apple and Google about their refusal to fully disclose the workings and security protocols of their back-end programming, so Toyota had been using its own proprietary Entune software-with mixed results.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:04

The cable is expected to come online before the end of 2019 and will increase Google's network capacity and resilience in North America, Treynor said. Google is also working with telecommunications infrastructure company RTI Connectivity and IT manufacturer NEC Corporation on the HK-G Cable, connecting Hong Kong and Guam.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:01

Do not open the app before the next step. Google says the app's feature is available in "parts of the US" thus far and - given the popularity - it seems very likely to go wider than that. Next, download a VPN app, where it is possible to switch location and choose United States of America as the option. Google says it will delete the image after the match is complete.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:30

Painted the same Performance Blue as its i30 N sibling, the Veloster N also features red trim looping from the front grille around to the side skirts. It's inked to a six-speed manual or automatic transmission. Hyundai claims the Veloster's profile is also sharper with more pronounced wheel arches at either end while the A-pillar has been placed further rearward to give it a sportier stance.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:27

Larger than models from previous years, the Accord edged out the Toyota Camry and the Kia Stinger for the honor presented in Detroit . It will go on sale early this year, Honda News reported . Accord was the first model from a Japanese automaker to be made in America, beginning in November 1982 in Marysville, Ohio, with cumulative US production of Accord exceeding 11 million vehicles over more than 35 years.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:24

Speaking at Auto Show on Sunday, Mr Ford said the focus would be on electrifying existing Ford models without naming any specific cars. Ford has previously said it will make hybrid versions of the Mustang and of the F-150 . "We're all in on this and we're taking our mainstream vehicles, our most iconic vehicles, and we're electrifying them", the company says, adding that if it wants to be successful with electrification it has to do it with vehicles that are already popular.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:35

The new in-built display fingerprint scanner works just like the conventional fingerprint scanner , but the only difference is that it is built inside the display using Synaptics Optical Sensor. Fingerprint sensors will still be the first choice for most Android phones in 2018, since other biometric authentication methods available for Android phone-makers can not completely replace fingerprint identification yet.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:38

At AMD , security is our top priority and we are continually working to ensure the safety of our users as new risks arise . Of course, there was only one little problem with this fix: The first Microsoft Windows 10 patch bricked some PCs running older AMD processors .

by | January 12, 2018 | 06:13

This month adds Aegislash as a new battle Pokémon and Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu as support Pokémon. Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition will be releasing on the Switch this Spring. There are two modes; "hide it" and "find it". Mario+Rabbids is one of those weird crossovers that shouldn't work but somehow does. In addition, the game's visuals have been upgraded to be even more crisp and clean.

by | January 12, 2018 | 06:10

The section will be powered by a mix of machine learning software and human workers used to surface the local content. Facebook news partnership team will approve local news publishers after testing their authenticity. The change may also work against Facebook's immediate business interests. News Feed is the centerpiece of the social network. Given recent public scrutiny, the social network was now "in the hot seat", said Gabriel Kahn from the University of Southern California ...

by | January 12, 2018 | 03:32

According to Justice Minister Park Sang-ki in a report today, the justice ministry is preparing a bill that would outlaw crypto trading through exchanges. Though South Korea's a powerful trading hub, the public's involvement with cryptocurrency is quite speculative, in some cases akin to gambling .

by | January 12, 2018 | 03:30

A United Kingdom regulatory filing from December 2017 showed that Google subsidiary Google Ireland Holdings Unlimited Company, bought all the shares of NVF Tech, the parent company of Redux Laboratories. The startup was backed by Arie Capital. So far, Redux has only been able to integrate its technologies inside PCs and some infotainment systems for vehicles, but none have made its way to commercially available mobile devices yet.

by | January 12, 2018 | 03:31

However, a group of security researchers from the Ruhr University Bochum in Germany have revealed why that is not the case anymore. While, the group and the chats themselves have a layer of end-to-end encryption, the servers that the chats run on don't.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:12

That discovery earned him, along with two colleagues, the 1968 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis". He was a professor at the University of British Columbia from 1952 to 1960, where he began his work on DNA research. Proteins are responsible for basic form and functions.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:03

The XA2 is powered by a 3,300mAh battery which is supported by Sony's Smart Stamina mode to prolong battery life, and QuickCharge technology gives you hours of life from just minutes of charge. Meanwhile the Xperia XA2 Ultra comes in silver, black, blue and gold. Of the "super mid-tier" smartphones, the Xperia XA2 Ultra is more high-end of the three, which features a large, 6-inch FHD 1080p screen.

by | January 11, 2018 | 08:33

The 2018 Golden Globe awards were about as empowering as primetime TV award ceremonies can be, with many acceptance speeches focused on inequality in Hollywood, as well championing those trying to champion change. "This character that I played represents something that is the center of our conversation right now: abuse", Kidman said during her speech. The HBO documentary " Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief " also alleged that David Miscavige , the leader of Scientology, ...

by | January 11, 2018 | 08:29

On the other hand, the Chromebook 14 G5 comes with a 14-inch display with 1366×768 pixels resolution. Certain intensive Android apps, like Asphalt 8, bogged the machine down at points, but I can't say that I was too surprised - funnily enough, the game actually failed to render when I loaded into a race.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:16

Whirlpool is supposed to be the first to launch the integration, allowing customers to "configure, start, and operate" its line of connected microwaves . Amazon has a handful of partners on board, but it isn't clear just how quickly support will roll out. GE Appliances, Kenmore, LG and Samsung are also working on bringing AI controls to their appliances.

by | January 02, 2018 | 11:52

The 88-inch OLED display will be showcased at LGD's booth (#N 228) in the North Hall Meeting Room of the Las Vegas Convention Center during CES 2018 . Burn-in is a fact of life for OLED displays, including the iPhone X's Super Retina display. 8K resolution television is the world's first and largest of its category.

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:05

Though Stories Everywhere hasn't been officially announced yet, Cheddar claims to have spoken to a person close to the matter who says that the wheels are in motions. These videos which are curated via algorithms and Snap employees cover everything from breaking news videos to sports games. The new concept that enables other apps to access Snap's content could be compared to a windfall for the firm from content licensing fees as the stakeholders and other investors get interested in ...

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:09

Even back then, creating this archive was an enormous task, and as Twitter has grown and changed, it became more and more unfeasible. The platform hosted about 500 million daily tweets in 2013, at which point the Library of Congress had already amassed an archive of roughly 170 billion tweets and counting.

by | December 26, 2017 | 06:14

Yash Raj Film's high octane entertainer, 'Tiger Zinda Hai' that boasts of never-seen-before action has taken the Box Office by storm. Tiger Zinda Hai has become Salman's 12th consecutive film to enter the 100-crore club, a feat which has not been achieved by any actor so far.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:11

After Reliance Jio launched the Rs 199 and Rs 299 plan last week, BSNL and Vodafone have been quick to catch up on the offering. Under the Rs 198 plan, users will get 1GB data per day along with unlimited voice calls, for a validity of 28 days.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:04

The creation of Alphabet also lead to Mr Schmidt becoming chairman of the parent company. That would seem to consolidate the power of the company's co-founders, Alphabet CEO Larry Page and Alphabet President Sergey Brin . Schmidt's stint as executive chairman is to end at a regularly-scheduled board meeting next month, according to Alphabet. Alphabet owns Google Search, Maps, Ads, Gmail, Android, Chrome and Youtube and has more than 70,000 employees.

by | December 24, 2017 | 02:10

Surjewala's remarks come after all accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, including former telecom minister A Raja and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP Kanimozhi , were acquitted by the special CBI court on Thursday for want of evidences.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:59

The first variant - called 32UK950 - will end up sporting a 32-inch 4K UHD display. Where QLED uses quantum dots to emit accurate light, Nano IPS uses nanometer size particles to absorb excess light, providing a clearer image and it is able to display 98% of the DCI-P3 colour spectrum.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:58

EarthSky said: "You might notice how low the sun appears in the sky at local noon". The winter solstice is the precise moment at which the Northern Hemisphere is tilted farthest from the sun. Every year there's a lottery to allow a few people to see this in person, but with 32,522 entries, you've got precious little chance of attending.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:50

However, Apple said in a statement to The Verge that it is slowing down processors not to push customers to upgrade to new phones, but because it makes it easier for older batteries in iPhones to continue performing after they started aging.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:21

People anxious about performance could replace batteries, which Apple does for free for iPhones covered by warranty or for $79 if that is not the case. If you think your older iPhone seems to run slower, you're not insane. John Poole, founder of the organization, said in a blog post that processors in iPhones slow down and decrease in performance as batteries age and lose capacity.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:31

Thomas has been out since May and is yet to take part in a full practice session with the team, mainly due to the fact that they very rarely practice. Isaiah has had a lot to say about Boston's decision to trade him and it will be an emotional occasion if he suits up on that night to face his former team as he's determined to gain some level of revenge.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:26

The store was designed after its iOS App Store, and Apple no doubt hoped it would catch on in a similar way. Are there changes in store for the Mac App Store? That's a lot more work. An Apple spokesperson declined to comment. Apple could be looking to bring its desktop and mobile software much closer together. The report did not specify whether the single app system would also work with other Apple devices, like the Apple Watch, Apple TV and the upcoming HomePod speaker.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:34

Recently, scientists from the University of Tokyo has published a study on a new polymer for self-repairing smartphone screens. Graduate school student Yu Yanagisawa discovered observed how cut edges of the polymer would stick together, despite their "rigid and non-tacky nature", he and his team wrote in journal Science .

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:15

British security officials suspected that North Korea was behind the WannaCry attacks, linking them to a group called Lazarus that was also behind the 2014 cyberattacks on Sony Pictures, the BBC reported in June . In November, the U.S. also charged three Chinese nationals for hacking, Bossert added. Whenever possible, we will work with partners, industry and allied governments, who share our market based values.

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:00

Two small planets within its orbit, known as 90b and 90c, revolve around Kepler-90 every seven and nine days, respectively. Consequently, Kepler-90i has an average surface temperature of 800 degrees Fahrenheit, and is not a likely place for life as we know it.

by | December 15, 2017 | 08:23

Apple replaced that with Face ID, its own version of facial recognition which has been prevalent in Android phones since the time Android 4.0 ICS. "VCSELs power some of the most sophisticated technology we've ever developed and we're thrilled to partner with Finisar over the next several years to push the boundaries of VCSEL technology and the applications they enable", Apple Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams said in a statement.