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Electronics Malware 'Skygofree' can steal WhatsApp messages from Android phones
Author: 0 Malware 'Skygofree' can steal WhatsApp messages from Android phones

The researchers also claim that it "includes a number of advanced features not seen in the wild before". It is believed to have been active since 2014. High end mobile malware is very hard to identify and block and the developers behind Skygofree have clearly used this to their advantage: creating and evolving an implant that can spy extensively on targets without arousing suspicion, said Alexey Fish, a malware analyst at Kaspersky Lab's targeted attacks research group.

Electronics Trump Got A Perfect Score On A Cognitive Assessment Test
Author: 0 Trump Got A Perfect Score On A Cognitive Assessment Test

Bannon has also been issued with a subpoena by special counsel Robert Mueller , who is in charge of the criminal investigation into the alleged Russian Federation collusion, the New York Times reported citing anonymous sources. One topic on which Bannon was pressed were his comments to Michael Wolff, the author who recently published the White House tell-all, " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ".

Electronics Meizu M6s Specs Leaked Ahead Of Launch
Author: 0 Meizu M6s Specs Leaked Ahead Of Launch

The two storage variants launched in China will be made available in Champagne Gold, Matte Black, Moon Silver, and Cobalt Blue colour variants. Samsung is the developer and manufacturer of the Exynos 7872 SoC under the hood of the Meizu M6s as well, and this is actually the world's first commercial device powered by the hexa-core Cortex A73 + A53 CPU and Mali-G71 GPU.

Electronics Microsoft is reportedly making a new Xbox Elite controller
Author: 0 Microsoft is reportedly making a new Xbox Elite controller

It was also claimed that the new version will include a USB-C charging, three customization profiles, three-stage activation locks for the triggers, and improved travel for the reverse paddle buttons. The leaked photos have been confirmed by sources close to Microsoft that they are indeed photos of a legitimate controller. This same source reveals that Microsoft is working on a portable charging case for the new Xbox One Elite Controller too.

Author: 0 South Africa to demand answers over Trump slur

South Africa has protested to the U.S. embassy in Pretoria about reported remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump that some immigrants from Africa and Haiti come from "shithole" countries. "We remain committed to working together to realize the promise of a more peaceful, more productive, more prosperous South Africa". The United States itself has its own problems such as unemployment among millions of people, inequality and non-access to healthcare for many poor people, Duarte said.

Electronics Modi, Netanyahu begin roadshow in Ahmedabad
Author: 0 Modi, Netanyahu begin roadshow in Ahmedabad

He has already met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind during his stay in New Delhi. The Israeli prime minister will also present Modi a special gift - the Gal-Mobile water desalinisation and purification jeep the two leaders rode at Israel's Olga beach a year ago.

Electronics H&M shuts Durban store ahead of planned EFF protest
Author: 0 H&M shuts Durban store ahead of planned EFF protest

The parents of the child model at the centre of the H&M " racist " hoodie have been forced to move out of their home because of the global backlash triggered by the campaign. "It is not an overreaction when it comes to racism, everyone should act differently based on their opinions of what racism is", she said, explaining that she's faced racism and even been called a "monkey" herself.

Electronics Bid to block cryptocurrency regulation in South Korea
Author: 0 Bid to block cryptocurrency regulation in South Korea

Following South Korea's decision to ban cryptocurrency trading, China's central bank expressed its plans to block all local and offshore, individuals and businesses that provide centralized cryptocurrency exchange-like services. Meanwhile, South Korea's finance minister Kim Dong-yeon said today that a ban on local cryptocurrency exchanges was still being considered by the government, along with other measures aimed at curbing the "irrational" investment craze for cryptocurrency in ...

Electronics Possible Samsung Galaxy X design revealed by patent filing
Author: 0 Possible Samsung Galaxy X design revealed by patent filing

There's now information on when can consumers expect Samsung to unveil the highly anticipated Galaxy S9 flagship phone, on when they can start pre-ordering the device and on when they can finally receive and start using their own unit. Doesn't mean they are not doing things a bit differently this time around with the S9 and S9 Plus. Previously, according to a leak on Chinese site Weibo, the Galaxy S9 will come in 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage option , while there will be a 4GB ...

Electronics Honor 8 won't be getting Android 8.0 Oreo, confirms Honor India
Author: 0 Honor 8 won't be getting Android 8.0 Oreo, confirms Honor India

One of the obvious omissions that one will not fail to notice is the decision by HMD Global, the Nokia 6's makers, to go with microUSB instead of USB C. The Nokia 6 (2018 ) runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system and comes with dual SIM card support. On the imaging front, the devices sport a dual rear cameras with a 16-megapixel standard lens with aperture f/1.6, optical image stabilization (OIS), electronic image stabilization (EIS) and hybrid autofocus that combines both Laser ...

Electronics Two Point Hospital Announced, Coming Fall 2018
Author: 0 Two Point Hospital Announced, Coming Fall 2018

Two Point Studios have unveiled their debut title and it looks like one of the lesser-appreciated of the Theme... line of simulation titles - that didn't end with the word "Park" - will be getting a spiritual successor of sorts in the form of Two Point Hospital .

Electronics PUBG on Xbox One patched with new control options
Author: 0 PUBG on Xbox One patched with new control options

Thank you for your incredible support! Other changes are coming to gameplay as well as bug fixes and further optimization. After leaving early access (and reaching 30 million players ) at the tail end of a year ago, it came to the Xbox Game Preview program on December 12, where it clearly has found an equally passionate fanbase.

Electronics Senate Dems Have 50 Votes To Override FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal
Author: 0 Senate Dems Have 50 Votes To Override FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal

For the resolution to take effect, proponents would still need to secure the support of the Republican-controlled House, as well as the signature of President Trump. Ed Markey (D- Mass.) would rescind the FCC's latest action that eliminated Net Neutrality rules and would re-establish Net Neutrality guidelines originally adopted in 2015.

Electronics Inter Milan alerted as Mourinho admits doubt over Mkhitaryan's future
Author: 0 Inter Milan alerted as Mourinho admits doubt over Mkhitaryan's future

Mkhitaryan has been touted as a possible makeweight in a deal for the Chile global and talk of an imminent deal intensified after the United attacker was left out of the squad for the club's 3-0 win over Stoke City . On the possibility of Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez' move to United, Mourinho said: "I am not confident, but also not unconfident". Sanchez has always been touted for a move to Manchester City and a reunion with his former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola , but the Premier ...

Electronics Toyota CarPlay support arrives in 2019 Avalon
Author: 0 Toyota CarPlay support arrives in 2019 Avalon

Beyond more space and plusher amenities, the new Avalon's cabin is imbued with new technology . The auto is also lower and wider than before. Stylistically, it's a big departure from the current Avalon and it wears its swoopy shape better than the smaller Camry , at least to our eyes.

Electronics WhatsApp reportedly testing new method of catching spam and hoax messages
Author: 0 WhatsApp reportedly testing new method of catching spam and hoax messages

The feature is now in beta-stage testing on Android and is still under development for iOS according to reports . Because their servers can spoof their invites, the attackers will not only gain access to future messages (the prior messages would not be seen) but they could also be able to block messages or prevent members to ask questions etc.

Electronics Google art selfies a big hit on social media
Author: 0 Google art selfies a big hit on social media

Additionally, the Google Arts & Culture app will reveal the name of the selected portraits along with the museum it belongs to. The app is also compatible with virtual reality headsets. If you can't find this feature, Google says that it is experimental and only available in parts of the US. Is the app safe to use? But if you can use Google Arts & Culture, here's how to find and use its face-matching feature.

Electronics Jeep Cherokee makeover reveals prettier face, turbocharged power
Author: 0 Jeep Cherokee makeover reveals prettier face, turbocharged power

Jeep officials have said they needed to have an eye catching - if not outright unusual - design with the earlier Cherokee to reestablish the brand into what is one of the most competitive segments in the industry. In this application the engine will generate 270 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, which is just shy of the current Cherokee's 3.2-liter V-6 that offers 271 horsepower and 239 pound-feet of torque.

Electronics New Cyberpunk 2077 Trailer and Demo at E3 2018
Author: 0 New Cyberpunk 2077 Trailer and Demo at E3 2018

The site claims to have two independent inside sources feeding them this information, so hopefully this report ends up being accurate. However, if it's true, don't be surprised to hear more leaked info and details seep out all throughout the year until E3 2018, which will take place in June.

Electronics Tip Your Nostalgia Cap To The 475bhp Ford Mustang Bullitt
Author: 0 Tip Your Nostalgia Cap To The 475bhp Ford Mustang Bullitt

Ford first introduced a Bullitt Mustang in 2001 boasting 265 horsepower, and turned out more limited-edition Bullitt models in 2008 and 2009. The rumours of a new Bullitt started flying some time ago, but kicked into top gear when a green Mustang with a crosshair emblem at the rear was spotted driving around in Chicago.

Electronics Moto E5 appears in leaked image sporting rear fingerprint sensor
Author: 0 Moto E5 appears in leaked image sporting rear fingerprint sensor

A new year brings a new wave of smartphones, not least from Motorola , which launched five series of smartphones in 2017. The screen size remains the same and has a possibility for 16:9 screen aspect ratio. Motorola, in a bid to retail Moto E5 on par with rivals such as Xiaomi, might incorporate 3,500-4,000mAh battery, 16GB/32GB internal storage, 3GB RAM and Qualcomm 435 series or MediaTek's latest octa-core or deca-core processor.

Electronics LG G7 development team ordered to start over from scratch
Author: 0 LG G7 development team ordered to start over from scratch

Initial reports indicated that the LG G7 would likely be announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, in late February, though it looks like that's no longer the case. It's also expected to have dual cameras on the front, which might mean that one of its sensors will be used for LG's facial recognition feature. An official from the tech company has also confirmed this bit by telling Korea Herald: "It is true that there has been a feeling of doubt over the smartphone business due ...

Electronics Baby Moshe,26/11 attacks survivor, arrives in Mumbai, to visit Nariman House
Author: 0 Baby Moshe,26/11 attacks survivor, arrives in Mumbai, to visit Nariman House

Samuels, who was awarded an honorary citizenship by the Israeli government so that she could live in the country and be with Moshe, continues to share a unique bonding with the little boy. A toddler, who left India for Israel in 2008 after witnessing the murder of his parents in a ghastly terror attack that rocked Mumbai in 2008 is in India again and expects to visit the place where his parents lost their lives.

Electronics Chromecast Causing Wi-Fi Issues For Users
Author: 0 Chromecast Causing Wi-Fi Issues For Users

The reported cases of Wi-Fi blackout due to the Google Home Max just received a new update. We have seen some temporary fixes to the problem, such as disabling "Guest Mode" on the Chromecast, but there is no word on how to fix the afflicted Google Home devices so far.

Electronics Nintendo Switch Exclusive Games For 2018
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Exclusive Games For 2018

He later states in the interview that we should expect "more announcements on the Switch" and that the versatile and portable nature of the hybrid Nintendo Switch will be crucial to the success of the FIFA franchise, especially as the 2018 FIFA World Cup looms close as EA "doubles down" on marketing FIFA .

Electronics California highway to stay shut another week after mudslides
Author: 0 California highway to stay shut another week after mudslides

His 6-year-old son, Peerawat, nicknamed Pasta, and his 79-year-old father-in-law, Richard Loring Taylor, also were killed in the mudslides. Officials said search and rescue operations for mudslide victims in Montecito , Calif., ended and transitioned to a search and recovery phase.

Electronics US Family Gets Stitched Up With Horrific Photoshop Work From Professional Photographer
Author: 0 US Family Gets Stitched Up With Horrific Photoshop Work From Professional Photographer

The faces staring back at Pam were completely devoid of features with eyes and teeth that don't look human. "I hope y'all have laughed as hard as we have!" the Zarings write in a Facebook comment. Zaring shared the photos on her Facebook . This is NOT a joke. "She said the shadows were really bad on the attractive, clear, sunny day, and that her professor never taught her to retouch photos", the post continued.

Electronics Microsoft Brings Back the Xbox's 'Duke' Controller in March
Author: 0 Microsoft Brings Back the Xbox's 'Duke' Controller in March

While many consider it one of the worst controller designs in history, some Xbox fans with large hands swear by its design. Original Xbox designer Seamus Blackley collaborated with video game accessory manufacturer Hyperkin for the new Xbox Duke controller , a near-final version of which was on display at CES 2018.

Electronics Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out
Author: 0 Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out

The smartphone was pre-loaded with Android Nougat when it was launched initially. According to reports, the 2018'th edition of Nokia 6 has been now receiving the update upon booting of the device. The rear side features a 16MP camera, while the front-facing camera offers an 8MP sensor. The 2018 Nokia 6 was made official earlier this month and the handset comes with a number of upgrades over the previous model.

Electronics Stinger-Inspired Kia Forte Debuts
Author: 0 Stinger-Inspired Kia Forte Debuts

Kia has used the North American International Auto Show in Detroit to unveil what will become its latest-generation Cerato sedan, under the guise of the US-market Kia Forte . "(20-cm) color touchscreen", Kia says. Inside the auto a large touchscreen sits at the centre of the dashboard and soft-touch material has been used across the interior.

Electronics Ford plans $11 billion investment in electric vehicles by 2022
Author: 0 Ford plans $11 billion investment in electric vehicles by 2022

But the one that's sparked our imagination the most isn't even there. The automaker further reiterated previously-announced plans for an F-150 Hybrid and confirmed a new performance electric vehicle that will carry the name Mach 1 . Whatever shape, Ford's Farley said a performance model would not only put a bigger halo around Ford's electrification program but generate higher transaction prices.

Electronics The Brit Awards 2018: full list of nominees
Author: 0 The Brit Awards 2018: full list of nominees

And former One Direction star Payne was nominated for best single and video for Strip That Down , which has now been a hit in Britain, Australia and United States. Taylor Swift , Lorde , Bjork, Pink and Alicia Keys are up for best global female, while Childish Gambino, Beck, DJ Khaled , Drake and Kendrick Lamar are up for best worldwide male.

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Author: 0 "Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 4pm, widespread 2-4" snowfall totals

Expect cold, single-digit temperatures and wind chills below zero at times. A separate Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect beginning at 10 p.m. As of right now, most forecast data suggests snow starting up in the morning on the KY/VA line before progressing eastward. Meteorologists says Indy and central IN could get 2-4 inches of snow possible IN most areas.

Electronics Mercedes-Benz G Class
Author: 0 Mercedes-Benz G Class

That heavy click is what caused this author to fall in love with the original G-Class, so we're glad it's made a return. What's changed is that the new model is 53mm longer and 121mm wider, while the wheelarches and bumpers have been created to look more like integral parts of the body.

Electronics J&K: Security forces kill 5 Jaish terrorists in infiltration bid near LoC
Author: 0 J&K: Security forces kill 5 Jaish terrorists in infiltration bid near LoC

According to an Army spokesperson, five militants have been killed so far in Uri as the operation continues. While 5 bodies have been recovered, the bod the of the sixth militant was being searched. A senior police official said recovery of arms and ammunition from the militants indicate that they had planned a fidayeen attack. Later, Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed ( JeM ) had claimed responsibility for carrying out the attack on the 185 Battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF ).

Electronics What Facebook's revamped News Feed means for PR pros and marketers
Author: 0 What Facebook's revamped News Feed means for PR pros and marketers

I'm changing the goal I give our product teams from focusing on helping you find relevant content to helping you have more meaningful social interactions. The decision is based on community feedback that suggested too much brand and public content is being displayed, hindering interactive engagement across the site, Zuckerberg said.

Electronics VW Jetta debuts in Detroit, priced at $18545
Author: 0 VW Jetta debuts in Detroit, priced at $18545

Making its global debut at the North American International Auto Show Sunday night, the new Jetta comes with a starting USA base price of $18,545 - about $100 less than the outgoing model. Here's a sneak peek at the new 2019 VW Jetta , a huge unveil for the company as it's their best selling vehicle in the U.S. The four-cylinder cab be mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Electronics Tom Brady, Patriots brush aside distractions, blast Titans
Author: 0 Tom Brady, Patriots brush aside distractions, blast Titans

Back in familiar territory, the AFC East champions will host either the Jacksonville Jaguars or Pittsburgh Steelers on January 21 as they attempt to rattle off consecutive trips to the Super Bowl . After beating the Kansas City Chiefs 22-21 in the wildcard round last week, Tennessee fell short of its first AFC title-game berth since 2002. But the Patriots didn't give them a chance for an encore.

Electronics Reaction to judge's decision to block the end of DACA
Author: 0 Reaction to judge's decision to block the end of DACA

We have been working for four months and have reached an agreement in principle that addresses border security, the diversity visa lottery, chain migration/family reunification, and the Dream Act-the areas outlined by the president. Trump gave Congress six months to find a way to allow dreamers approved for the DACA program to remain in the US permanently. Senators from both parties met behind closed doors Wednesday to work out details, buoyed by Trump's support for the concept.

Electronics Trump 'in excellent health' says White House doctor
Author: 0 Trump 'in excellent health' says White House doctor

President Trump is taking to Twitter amid the backlash over comments he reportedly made to lawmakers in the Oval Office. Fallout from the president's racist comments on immigration continued early Saturday, as the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, condemned Donald Trump in a tweet .

Electronics Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Revealed in Detroit
Author: 0 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Revealed in Detroit

Starting off with the design, the 2019 Silverado clearly looks more modern without giving up on its familiar face. "This use of mixed materials and advanced manufacturing is evident throughout the Silverado, resulting in a significant reduction in total vehicle weight and improved performance in many measures".