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Google imagines an app-less future with Android Instant Apps

As well as delivering vital info on your surroundings, Google Lens can also do smarter stuff. Users should expect to see more machine learning acceleration chips in the future, Moorhead said. Go...

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Google's newest vision-based product is here to make your life easier

On stage, Samat demonstrated a novel way for Android users to track their mobile data usage and even pay their monthly or pre-paid mobile-phone bills via Google Play . If they like it, they'll be abl...

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Watch Google CEO Sundar Pichai's entire I/O 2017 keynote

While impressive, it's worth clarifying that Google is talking about active devices, not the number of people using Android (a user can have multiple devices like a tablet and a smartphone, for exampl...

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Monday morning blues as 'WannaCry' hits at workweek's start

Monday morning blues as 'WannaCry' hits at workweek's start

The NSA alerted Microsoft about the issue three months ago and the company released an upgrade that patched the flaw. One takeaway is sexy and edgy. "We've seen a huge focus on nation-state hackin...

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Giant sea creature that washed up on Indonesian beach identified by scientists

Giant sea creature that washed up on Indonesian beach identified by scientists

The almost 50-foot-long marine creature was found lying on Hulung Beach on Seram Island , Indonesia, and was discovered by 37-year-old Asrul Tuanakota, a local resident, who initially mistook the cre...

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The 6 big updates coming to Google Home

The 6 big updates coming to Google Home

Users can also now type requests to Google Assistant on their smartphone, if they don't want to be overheard. Tune in above to watch the keynot live, or check on this page after the show has start...

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EVGA unveils three GT 1030 graphics cards

EVGA unveils three GT 1030 graphics cards

The new GeForce GT 1030 is not going to dominate the benchmarks, at least not against existing Pascal cards, but it could attract HTPC builders and perhaps esports players as well. It has a boost c...

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Google poised to roll out arsenal of services, gadgets

Even with Google Photos, machine learning will come to the aid to figure out which are the images you might want to share with others, or with your family. It's unclear for now whether Assistant on iO...

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Seoul: North Korea missile program progressing faster than expected

Seoul: North Korea missile program progressing faster than expected

The North has raised fears about its progress after conducting five nuclear tests, including two previous year, and test-firing some 30 missiles over the past 15 months. Under the leadership of third-...

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Google Adds Kotlin As An Official Programming Language For Android

Google Adds Kotlin As An Official Programming Language For Android

Kotlin's primary sponsor is JetBrains , the company behind tools like IntelliJ. Kotlin is developed by JetBrains, the same people who created IntelliJ. Indeed, "the effortless interoperation betwee...

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Caffeine Drink Overdose Killed Teen

Caffeine Drink Overdose Killed Teen

Watts said the boy was doing something he thought was totally harmless, but an excessive amount of caffeine can be extremely unsafe. The pupil, who studied at a school in Columbia , South Caroli...

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Philippine lawmakers kill impeachment case against Duterte

Philippine lawmakers kill impeachment case against Duterte

On Monday the House Committee on Justice has found the first impeachment complaint filed by Party-list Rep. Gary C. Alejano of Magdalo against Duterte sufficient in form but insufficient in substance....

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Former SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive will leave Tesla

Speaking on his decision, Rive in a statement said that SolarCity is now healthier than ever and is growing stupendously. Rive's departure comes as Tesla prepares to launch the Model 3, its more a...

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Scientists find 38 million pieces of trash on Pacific island

Scientists find 38 million pieces of trash on Pacific island

The island is called Henderson Island and it's located in a remote part of the South Pacific Ocean. Hermit crab living in an Avon bottle, Henderson Island. Even if these values seem shocking, res...

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High School Teen Dies After Consuming Too Much Caffeine in 2 Hours

The improper blood flow impacts brain, heart and other body organs adversely. An hour later, about 3:40 p.m., Davis was pronounced dead. No drugs and alcohol were found in the teen's system, according...

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WannaCry; RBI asks banks not to run ATMs without software update

WannaCry; RBI asks banks not to run ATMs without software update

CERT-In further said that it sent out advisory to the Reserve Bank of India on the matter, on Saturday itself. Wannacry encrypts the files on infected Windows systems. India's cyber security agency ...

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Manchester United's 'crazy' schedule taking its toll on Jose Mourinho's players

Claude Puel admits he finds speculation over his job as Southampton manager "strange" ahead of their Premier League clash against Manchester United on Wednesday. "I don't know when we would be playi...

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Trump pledges to move quickly to name new FBI director

Trump pledges to move quickly to name new FBI director

In the event of a tie vote, Vice President Mike Pence would cast the deciding vote."The key is getting some of our Republican colleagues to join us", Schumer said.Republican leaders in the Senate have...

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AMD Announces EPYC Datacenter Processor Series

AMD Announces EPYC Datacenter Processor Series

It is also believed that the Threadripper series may launch under the Ryzen R9 branding, a step above the Ryzen R7, which is now at the head of AMD's desktop offerings for consumers. " EPYC chang...

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Apple Releasing Three New Laptops By End Of Summer

Apple Releasing Three New Laptops By End Of Summer

According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the MacBook Pro 2017 could have a 13-inch and 15-inch variants, all of which will run on Intel's Kaby Lake Processors. Both the MacBook Pro and Re...

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Ukraine bans popular Russian social media platforms

Ukraine bans popular Russian social media platforms

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced the closure of his official pages on Russian social media sites and urged Ukrainians to quit Russian servers for security reasons. "We, the VKontak...

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Cyber attack is biggest of its kind ever launched, say security chiefs

The ransomware attack was particularly malicious, because if just one person in an organization clicked on an infected attachment or bad link, all the computers in a network would be infected, said ...

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Ransomware attack should be a 'wake-up call' for governments

In a letter to Jeremy Hunt, shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth said concerns were repeatedly flagged about outdated computer systems and urged him to outline how the Government plans to improve...

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22-year-old gang-raped and murdered in Haryana, India

22-year-old gang-raped and murdered in Haryana, India

The police believe that the accused and his friends abducted the woman to seek revenge while she was on her way to work; took her to a deserted place and gang-raped her. The assailants may have used s...

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France's Macron To Name PM on First Full Day in Office

France's Macron To Name PM on First Full Day in Office

Olivier Ihl, an academic from the Grenoble Institute of Political Studies, said that the visit was "an important moment because he wants to relaunch Franco-German cooperation in a Europe that is on ...

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World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins

The ransomware - Wanna Cry - infected computers running on older versions of Microsoft operating systems like XP, locking access to files on the computer and encrypted all the data stored on the har...

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Russian President Putin to US: "Intimidating North Korea is unacceptable"

The launch came as troops from the US, Japan and two European nations gather near Guam for drills that are partly a message to North Korea. The North fired a ballistic missile that landed in the s...

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Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch

Britain canceled or delayed treatments for thousands of patients. Seven of the 47 affected trusts were still having IT problems Monday. "International attack" Britain's National Cyber Security Centr...

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Microsoft says cyberattack should be wake up call for governments

Paying ransom will not ensure any fix, said Eiichi Moriya, a cybersecurity expert and professor at Meiji University. But UK hospitals, Chinese universities and global firms like Fedex also reported th...

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Current Market Buzz: Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO), Globalstar Inc. (GSAT)

Marathon Oil's revenue for the quarter was up 88.1% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: INO ) inclined 5.78% to $7.14. The company also recently di...

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Harish Salve charged Re.1 for appearing in Jadav's case

Harish Salve charged Re.1 for appearing in Jadav's case

The International Court of Justice in The Hague held public hearings on the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav on Monday. We will expose Pakistan after getting the counselor access. We submit that India's ...

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Trump says he could name Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

Three other people are expected to interview on Saturday afternoon. The White House's explanations continued to crumble throughout the day Thursday. Watch above, via Fox News. When the opposite occu...

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North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

Leader Kim Jong Un was said to have witnessed the test and "hugged officials in the field of rocket research, saying that they worked hard to achieve a great thing", according to KCNA. Japan's defense...

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Intel Core i9 benchmarks: Core i7-7920X with 12C/24T

Intel Core i9 benchmarks: Core i7-7920X with 12C/24T

These chips will plug into motherboards implementing the X299 platform controller hub - that's a chip that enables key functionality of a computer, such as USB ports and storage connectivity. It will ...

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The MP3 Is Officially Dead - But Far From Gone

The MP3 Is Officially Dead - But Far From Gone

Fraunhofer Institute is claiming the right to license MP3 patents to software developers who want to develop custom software for selling encoders and decoders. MP3 files are easier to download as ...

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Cyber attack criminals will be brought to justice, investigators pledge

Among those hit were Russia's Interior Ministry and companies including Spain's Telefonica and FedEx Corp.in the U.S. On March 14, the company had released a security update to patch the vulnerabi...

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Deepti-Poonam share record ODI stand to give India huge win

Deepti-Poonam share record ODI stand to give India huge win

They became the first pair in worldwide cricket across gender to register a 300-run opening stand. The 19-year-old from Uttar Pradesh shared a world record 320-run opening stand with Poonam Raut (10...

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Apple WWDC 2017: New 10.5-inch iPad Pro expected, says report

Apple WWDC 2017: New 10.5-inch iPad Pro expected, says report

Apart from the 10.5-inch iPad Pro, Apple is also expected to unveil its Siri smart speaker, a rumored Echo competitor as a high-end speaker as well as a vocal assistant. One big question many have...

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Three hospitals in Ireland targeted in cyber attack

Three hospitals in Ireland targeted in cyber attack

Some hospitals were forced to cancel and delay operations after computer systems were crippled. The machines include computers in the HSE. The "Wannacry" computer virus attack over the weekend was...

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Less than $70000 paid in 'ransomware' cyberattack: White House

Less than $70000 paid in 'ransomware' cyberattack: White House

If your computer has been affected by the attack, the United Kingdom's National Crime Agency says "do not pay!" as there is no guarantee that systems will be restored. But regardless of what was used ...

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