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Electronics Microsoft patches Windows vulnerabilities exposed in latest Shadow Brokers release
Author: 0 Microsoft patches Windows vulnerabilities exposed in latest Shadow Brokers release

Microsoft did add that the vulnerabilities have been fixed only in "supported" versions of Windows, so users of older versions of the operating system such as Windows XP or Windows Vista remain unpatched and vulnerable. The document dump - which is mostly lines of computer code - amounts to an emergency for Microsoft because the hacks consist of a variety of "zero-day exploits" that can serve to infiltrate Windows machines for purposes of espionage, vandalism, or document theft.

Electronics Warriors' Steve Kerr out for Game 4, may miss rest of postseason
Author: 0 Warriors' Steve Kerr out for Game 4, may miss rest of postseason

Kerr on Sunday said that he has no timetable for his return to the sidelines and he could potentially miss the remainder of Golden State's playoff run. It's no accident that Green's suspension in last year's Finals was the catalyst for the Warriors' collapse, and as always, he'll be vital to a Golden State victory.

Author: 0 Honda Civic Type R sets Nurburgring record

Despite delivering just a modest power increase over its predecessor, the new Civic Type R has taken to the Nurburgring and easily broken the current lap record - held by the VW Golf GTI Clubsport S - by 5.41 seconds, for a new record time of 7min 43.8sec, a time nearly 7.0 seconds quicker than the last Type R.

Electronics YouTube puts LGBTQ+ content back on Restricted Mode
Author: 0 YouTube puts LGBTQ+ content back on Restricted Mode

Restricted Mode was created to hide videos which may contain inappropriate content from view, although the firm is the first to admit that no filter can be 100% accurate. The post says sex is "one of the more hard topics to train our systems on" and that "overly detailed conversations about sex or sexual activity will likely be removed".

Electronics BSNL takes on Jio with Triple Ace 270GB data at Rs 333
Author: 0 BSNL takes on Jio with Triple Ace 270GB data at Rs 333

Under the Rs 333 Triple Ace plan , BSNL is offering unlimited 3G data with a capped usage of 3 GB each day, with a validity of 90 days. Then, there is the Nehle pe Dehla , priced at Rs 339 that offers 3GB data/day, 3000 minutes of calls on BSNL and 1800 minutes to other networks.

Author: 0 Harden played Game 4 win with injured ankle

With 2-0 series leads, they took losses in Game 3 at Houston in the first round, at Portland in the Western Conference semifinals and at Cleveland in the NBA Finals. He helped the Rockets overcome an off night by James Harden, who finished with 16 points on 5-for-16 shooting. Westbrook is doing this by himself, carrying the Thunder despite having little to no help around him.

Electronics Nintendo NES Classic: Final sales starts today at Best Buy stores
Author: 0 Nintendo NES Classic: Final sales starts today at Best Buy stores

More than the consoles themselves, Best Buy will also be offering the accessories that come with the console at huge discounts. That again is an indication of there being enough demand for the outgoing console as fans and hobbyist try to make the most of the last chance they have to procure it, before it becomes history.

Author: 0 LG G6 is all set to launch on 24 April in India

The South Korean company, LG is offering its customers, who pre-book the smartphone, a cashback discount up to Rs 7,000. Now the company has finally launched the G6 smartphone here at an event in New Delhi, India. Pre-bookings are already active for the phone. The company is also offering special rewards worth Rs 14,100 on six smartphone games upon the purchase of the G6.

Author: 0 Far-Right Le Pen and Center-Right Macron Frontrunners in French Election

Harris gave both conservative candidate Francois Fillon and far-left contender Jean-Luc Melenchon 20 percent, which would mean their elimination from the race. Supporters of Mr Macron and his far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen, went wild with cheers as polling agency projections suggested they could advance to the presidential run-off.

Electronics Britain's opposition party promises more public holidays if it wins
Author: 0 Britain's opposition party promises more public holidays if it wins

The main opposition Labour party was up 1 point on 25 percent while the anti-EU UKIP fell 2 points to 5 percent, as voters switched from a party that helped campaign for Brexit to May's Conservatives, who will make it happen. "While no political party could ever object to breaching the 50 percent barrier for the first time this century, this spectacular headline result masks a real danger for the Tories", said ComRes Chairman Andrew Hawkins.

Author: 0 Could UK's Snap Election Signal Softer Brexit Stance?

Now they have an opportunity to vote, in a general election, for the MPs who best represent their interests. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday (April 20) he would defeat a "cosy cartel" at the heart of British politics, casting himself as the anti-establishment challenger in a snap election called by Prime Minister Theresa May.

Author: 0 Apple to go green, use only 100% recycled materials

However, Apple has promised to stop mining minerals: Yesterday, in an unprecedented goal for the company and its industry, Apple announced a goal "to stop mining the earth altogether". The company managed to move nearly entirely to renewable energy to power its facilities within four years of announcing that goal, so it can be done.

Electronics Five studios reportedly vying for Bond 25 distribution rights
Author: 0 Five studios reportedly vying for Bond 25 distribution rights

That means a different company may now have a chance to put its logo in front of the next James Bond movie, and The New York Times says that five different studios-Sony included-are currently fighting for that honor. Sony also shouldered tens of millions of dollars in marketing and had to give MGM a piece of the profit from non-Bond films Sony had in its own pipeline, including "22 Jump Street".

Electronics 'Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition' bundles all expansions together
Author: 0 'Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition' bundles all expansions together

While series director Hidetaka Miyazaki has stated in numerous interviews that Dark Souls 3 is the end of the franchise, the Dark Souls community shows no signs of stopping when it comes to pushing the series to its absolute limit. As for the game's " The Fire Fades Edition ", the newly released Dark Souls collection contains the base game along with the all the season pass contents, which means that "Ashes of Ariandel" and "The Ringed City" expansions are also included in the $50 ...

Electronics Rick and Morty's Virtual Reality Game Lets You Play With Your Plumbus
Author: 0 Rick and Morty's Virtual Reality Game Lets You Play With Your Plumbus

Rick & Morty's first foray into virtual reality is not only a solid VR experience, but the duo's strongest attempt at translating the spirit of the show into a game yet. Each of the Mortys, that have expandable floating heads and a pair of hands, are provided with a different set of tasks (by his uncle, mad scientist Rick Sanchez) such as laundry, repairing a spaceship or shopping for equipment.

Author: 0 France kicks off early voting in presidential election

However, conservative Francois Fillon and far-leftist candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon appeared to be closing the gap. France's 10 percent unemployment and its lackluster economy top voters' concerns as first-round ballots are cast this weekend in the most nail-biting French election in generations.

Electronics Chief Minister takes part in Niti Ayog's meeting
Author: 0 Chief Minister takes part in Niti Ayog's meeting

The Prime Minister also highlighted that state governments are the foundation of India's developmental process and therefore their views must be incorporated in policy formulation. -Activities undertaken by the NITI Aayog (Jan 1, 2015-Mar 31, 2017) -Vision, strategy and action plan . "Earlier, budgeted scheme funds were generally not approved by Parliament till May, after which they would be communicated to states and ministries".

Author: 0 Nintendo Direct Focused on Arms and Splatoon 2 Will Stream This Week

The last Direct focused on the Fire Emblem series and that only went 20 minutes.The 3DS-focused direct only lasted 33 minutes. This will definitely boost the Nintendo Switch games list and the fans will be able to enjoy two new exclusive games on the console.

Author: 0 Katy Perry Spits Out Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino

Starbucks' new unicorn Frappuccino is delivering plenty of social-media buzz, thanks to bright pink and blue colors that look like something from a carnival poster. Participating stores in the U.S., Canada and Mexico will offer the drink through the end of the week. I've never made so many frappucinos in my entire life.

Electronics The Weekend Chat: Mini Consoles
Author: 0 The Weekend Chat: Mini Consoles

Eurogamer is claiming sources close to the company have told them a shrunken down version of the SNES - Super Nintendo Entertainment System - which was first released in the United Kingdom in 1992, is in Nintendo's plans for later this year .

Electronics LaVar Ball Rants About Nike Exec's Comments While Barbecuing Chicken
Author: 0 LaVar Ball Rants About Nike Exec's Comments While Barbecuing Chicken

That's 'cause everybody been in the darkness for a hundred years. Just like how Trump said very vague but extremely obvious things that he can later point to and go see, I said so , Ball is laying similar groundwork. LaVar Ball has issued a retort to Nike's director of global basketball George Raveling's comments about the outspoken father of UCLA star Lonzo Ball being bad for basketball.

Electronics Call Of Duty WWII confirmed by Activision
Author: 0 Call Of Duty WWII confirmed by Activision

For now, here's everything we know about this year's Call of Duty . Each year, Activision usually plans its name and concept reveal for early Q2, with a gameplay reveal following a little later on. These few details are still hopeful ones, as previous co-op efforts in the series were markedly more limited. Finally, the leak confirms that the game's release date will be November 3rd, keeping the release in the series' typical release month of November.

Author: 0 Apple pledges to make eco-friendly iPhones and stop mining soon

According to a report from Vice , Apple's recycling partners are subject to contracts which prevent them from reusing, reselling or harvesting parts from older iPhones and MacBooks. "We believe our goal should be a closed-loop supply chain, where products are built using only renewable resources or recycled material", said the company.

Author: 0 March for Science attracts thousands in Berlin

Katherine Mathieson, chief executive of the British Science Association, said she hoped the marches would be a catalyst for people to think about the role science plays in their lives and a chance for scientists to demonstrate the public benefit of their work.

Electronics Napoli winger Lorenzo Insigne signs fresh contract until 2022
Author: 0 Napoli winger Lorenzo Insigne signs fresh contract until 2022

I hope I will stay at Napoli forever winning important trophies. A special mention to [Zdenek] Zeman who made me become a footballer. FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. The renewal is filling me with joy. Insigne's parents were also present at the press conference. "My contract expires next year, so seeing as you'll find clauses set up for me personally and for the club, in theory it might be my last year.

Author: 0 Now, BSNL offers 3GB data per day in new plans

With this new plan, BSNL 4G is all set to take an upper hand in the ongoing telecom war in India. The plan will carry a validity of 28 days. Triple ACE plan of Rs 333 in which customer will get Unlimited Data (speed reduced to 80Kbps after 3GB/day) with validity of 90 days.

Electronics WhatsApp Update Now Lets Siri Read Your Latest Messages
Author: 0 WhatsApp Update Now Lets Siri Read Your Latest Messages

WhatsApp on Friday released a new update for the iPhone, which brings some nifty little visual improvements along with the ability to have Siri read out your latest messages. Furthermore, with the updated WhatsApp, the messaging platform now brings support for Persian language. Elsewhere, the two-step verification interface has been redesigned to make it easier to set up, while the Group Info, Contact Info, and Calls sections have also received interface overhauls to make them simpler to use.

Electronics Paris police officer killed and two injured in suspected terrorist shooting
Author: 0 Paris police officer killed and two injured in suspected terrorist shooting

French President François Hollande said that the leads so far indicate the attack was of a "terrorist nature". But Belgium's interior minister said the pseudonym did not belong to the attacker. As well as the death of Mr Jugele, two other police officers and a German tourist were injured when Cheurfi opened fire. Police tape surrounded the quiet, middle-class neighborhood in Chelles early Friday, and anxious neighbors expressed surprise at the searches.

Electronics Ford unveils 1st gasoline-electric hybrid
Author: 0 Ford unveils 1st gasoline-electric hybrid

Given the higher price of such cars, the upcoming electric vehicle will be the most expensive option in the 40-series range. Jochem Heizmann, China CEO for Volkswagen, the country's top auto brand, told reporters in Shanghai VW would partner with Chinese car-sharing operator Shouqi in multiple cities, partly to boost electric-vehicle sales.

Electronics HTC Ocean Is Now Officially Known As HTC U 11
Author: 0 HTC Ocean Is Now Officially Known As HTC U 11

Despite this new technology and the smartphone's likely powerhouse specs, however, a couple of confirmed characteristics of the U 11 have managed to get many mobile fans extremely apprehensive. The phone is expected to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC with a 2.45GHz CPU, Adreno 540 GPU, and 4GB of RAM. Best smartphone cameraThe HTC 10 belongs to the best smartphone cameras , the camera application of the HTC U 11 will be further improved.

Electronics Rajnath tells all CMs to ensure security of Kashmiris
Author: 0 Rajnath tells all CMs to ensure security of Kashmiris

In Uttar Pradesh's Meerut, banners calling for boycott of Kashmiris and asking people from the valley to leave the state came up but were removed by the police. Government sources said Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti was scheduled to arrive in Delhi on Sunday to attend a Niti Aayog meeting, and was likely to meet Modi and Rajnath.

Electronics Samsung Galaxy S8 first look
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 first look

It comes in Wi-Fi and LTE flavors. Even if you weren't involved in the exploding Galaxy Note 7, you've heard about it and the hassles that come from owning a new Samsung smartphone. IHS Markit has just released preliminary estimates on the bill of materials (BOM) for the Galaxy S8 . "The red-tinted display issue does not seem to significantly affect sales of Galaxy S8 ".

Author: 0 HTC's next phone will be squeezable

While the smartphone is yet to be launched, HTC has already started to tease the device via a short, 5 second video clip posted on its Twitter feed. Stay tuned, we'll update you as soon as we get to hear anything more about the alleged HTC U . How much of this will have made it past the concept stage and into the HTC U is unclear.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 phones launched in Qatar

Both the processors have comparable performances and in fact the Samsung Exynos 8895 SoC processor beats the Qualcomm processor on some counts. It would also be available for offline purchase via Samsung's official retail partners. These phones also come with Samsung's own take on virtual assistance, via Bixby and house a dedicated Bixby button on-board. The phones are IP68 water and dust resistant, MicroSD support up to 256GB, always-on display and have fast and wireless charging ...

Author: 0 Facebook bets big on AR at its F8 developer conference

Augmented reality has been in the air for some time and got its first big hit a year ago with Pokémon Go , a game in which users use their smartphones to chase digital creatures through the real world. Although Facebook (fb ) now sells its Oculus Rift VR headset, the company had yet to unveil its own VR app, instead relying on third-party developers to build VR apps for its headset.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Looks Like Galaxy S8 But Just Bigger

Samsung #GalaxyS8 #GalaxyS8Plus, India launch on 19th April, 2017. With the Samsung Galaxy S8 launched, the company is now reportedly working on an "Active" version of the new handset. Both the phones feature 64GB of internal storage with support for storage expansion via dedicated microSD card slot. Regardless of whether that speculation turns out to be baseless or not, sources with direct knowledge of the matter claim that the Galaxy S8 Active will be hitting the market in the near ...

Electronics DJI announces two drones to replace outgoing Phantom 4
Author: 0 DJI announces two drones to replace outgoing Phantom 4

It seems that there is no much difference from the Pro model except that the Phantom 4 Advanced can avoid the obstacles on its route as long as you go down or forward. However, in terms of sensors for obstacle identification and avoidance, the Phantom 4 Pro still has an upper hand over its successor the Phantom 4 Advanced .

Electronics Facebook is working on AR glasses, but it will take awhile
Author: 0 Facebook is working on AR glasses, but it will take awhile

Zuckerberg said that it will take a while to roll some of these experiences out into the world, but developers can get started now, with a closed Beta version of its AR Studio software now launching. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Facebook wants you to sit in your bedroom wearing a headset and take a virtual vacation with faraway friends and family. CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the gathering of programmers and other tech folks by talking about augmented reality tools he envisions on ...

Electronics Xiaomi may launch Mi 6 Plus soon
Author: 0 Xiaomi may launch Mi 6 Plus soon

All Mi 6 variants will be running on the Snapdragon 835 processor and 6GB of RAM . The octa-core Snapdragon 835 runs at 2.45 GHz and is paired with Adreno 540 graphics and 6 GB of RAM . What is more exciting to this comparison is that the Mi 6 costs lesser than Galaxy S8 by half, according to Ars Technica . It will be available on Mi.com , Mi Home stores, and other partner sites in China.

Author: 0 ExxonMobil seeks U.S. waiver to resume Russian Federation oil venture

The Trump administration has denied a request from Exxon Mobil Corp.to waive us sanctions against Russian Federation to allow the company to resume oil drilling around the Black Sea. On Thursday, ENI said it was not now drilling in the Black Sea. Exxon is apparently trying to get USA permission to drill in the Russian Black Sea; if it doesn't drill an exploratory well this year, it could lose the concession.

Author: 0 Nintendo sold over 906k Switch consoles in the U.S. last month

Some fans speculated that this could mean that Overkill might be working to fix the game now so that it would not have the same issues when Nintendo Switch version arrives. The Nintendo Switch has been on the market for nearly a month and a half and in that time it has become the fastest selling console in Nintendos history.

Author: 0 Galaxy S8, S8+ attract huge pre-order from Nigerian users

Samsung Galaxy S8 will sport a 5.8-inch Quad HD+Super AMOLED display. Samsung also upped the security feature with iris scanner, face recognition and fingerprint scanner - moved to the back of the device - to unlock the device. Though the USA variant comes with the Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 processor. The devices have an Exynos Octa core (2.35 GHz Quad + 1.9 GHZ Quad) processor.

Electronics Local Kiss the Kia Contest Goes Viral
Author: 0 Local Kiss the Kia Contest Goes Viral

That is the challenge Austin, Texas, radio station 96.7 KISSFM posed to its listeners this week. She has just been given the keys to a new 2017 Kia Optima LX. Wednesday. Some said they are passing the time with their lips pressed to the cars by listening to books on tape or going on Facebook Live to document their experience.

Electronics 'Street Fighter V' April DLC Coming At End Of Month
Author: 0 'Street Fighter V' April DLC Coming At End Of Month

This news came out of Capcom's WonderCon 2017 panel, which also featured details about upcoming costumes . Street Fighter V is available on PlayStation 4 and PC. They break up the monotony of looking at the exact same thing in a game you play regularly. On the other hand, Juri will have a Gothic-inspired schoolgirl costume complete with black lipstick and black nail polish.

Author: 0 Augmented Reality: the battle between Facebook and Snapchat has begun

However, AR is just as viable a technology, yet should cost a lot less to develop and doesn't require any expensive purchases for consumers. According to a report , one of Zuckerberg's biggest disappointments is that Facebook never built its own smartphone operating system, from scratch.

Author: 0 Why You'll Hate Facebook's Plans For Social Media

Until the past year or so, it seemed like it would be at least another decade before augmented reality would have a chance to become a widely used technology, said Ficus Kirkpatrick, Facebook's director of engineering. But the good folks at Facebook are taking things a step further with cool functions like object detection. The number of artificial-intelligence chatbots on Messenger is also growing, so you'll be able to chat with more businesses.

Electronics Handset To Get Curved OLED Display
Author: 0 Handset To Get Curved OLED Display

As for the secondary display, it seems it will be present on the third generation V-series smartphone also. t won't only be present, according to some it will also offer extra functionality. One of the smartphones we will see such a display on is the LG V30. The last one which we saw was the LG Flex 2, and it had a horizontal curve. Having said that, it looks like we will be seeing a lot of smartphones with a curved display in coming months, and hence we suggest you not to limit your options ...