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Google warns of phishing email scam

It's unclear how widespread the attack is, but reporters at publications including BuzzFeed, CNN, and Motherboard tweeted that they'd receiving the phishing email, as had many of their sources. No password is required, the JakeSteam said, and once logged in, you're asked to let the Google Docs app access your account. They are in fact malicious files meant to hijack recipients' accounts - and Google advises its users not to open them. Read More

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Cowen and Company Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for Apple Inc. (AAPL)

In the company's earning call, Cook blamed unfavorable exchange rates and falling sales in the Hong Kong market, which attracted fewer Chinese visitors to purchase Apple products during the period. However, the results surpassed company's own forecast of between $43.5 billion and $45.5 billion. As has been reported for many months now, Apple is said to be planning an "anniversary edition" iPhone with an all glass design with an OLED display with minimal bezels. Read More

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Google reports 28% profit increase boosted by ad sales

The bulk of revenues for Other Bets came way Nest, Verily and Google Fiber, Ruth Porat, CFO of Alphabet and Google, said on Thursday's earnings call. The majority of growth in earnings seems to be coming from an increase in advertising revenues and in net earnings Google's up over a billion since this time a year ago. Read More

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Google Celebrates Star Wars Day With Stats & Discounts

May the Fourth may just be another day for most of us, but for Star Wars fans it's like a national holiday - without the time off work. Also in the EW interview, Johnson spoke about how Luke's story will be essential to The Last Jedi. The original Star Wars film, written and directed by George Lucas , was released in 1977, making stars of Harrison Ford , Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher, who died a year ago. Read More

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Google Quickly Resolves a Major Gmail Phishing Scam

Google Quickly Resolves a Major Gmail Phishing Scam

A reliable Google Doc invites you to edit a document and has the blue Google Docs logo next to the doc name. In emails received by members of the IT World Canada staff, the filenames referenced were also convincing. It took Google about an hour to shut the campaign down. On Wednesday, a huge phishing scam emerged and started spreading around like nobody's business but Google has managed to fix it. Read More

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Amazon's Prime Video app will finally come to the Apple TV

Amazon has been one of the few video providers that hasn't built an app for Apple TV, and Amazon stopped selling Apple TV devices two years ago, when the company also banned Google's Chromecast streaming stick from its store. Amazon and Apple have been competing in the streaming entertainment industry ever since Amazon made a decision to launch its Fire TV media player years after Apple TV had pioneered the technology. Read More

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Microsoft announces next event on May 23 in Shanghai

Today, only 3% of college degrees in the United States are in computer science and 65% of today's students will have jobs that do not yet exist, he added. Another way to move from Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Pro is to search in the Windows 10 search box. A handful of languages in the Windows 10 Enterprise Insider edition are not available. Read More

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Microsoft launches Surface laptop, streamlined Windows 10

The headlines will probably be dominated by the Surface Laptop , so that's where we'll begin. The last of Microsoft's announcements focused on Windows 10 S laptops made by other manufacturers. However, users can pay a one-time $49 to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro. As of Tuesday people can get their hands on a one-year free trial of both the game and the coding upgrade through the Microsoft Store for Education, while all new Windows 10 S education PCs can look forward to a free subscription ... Read More

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Monaco outclassed but Higuain warns Juve not there yet

Monaco outclassed but Higuain warns Juve not there yet

Higuain's brace leaves Monaco battling to reach the decider ahead of the return leg in Turin next week. When he was not feeding on the assists provided by Bernardo Silva, Thomas Lemar and the rest of Monaco's incisive attacking unit, Mbappe was living up to comparisons with Thierry Henry by storming down the left before switching feet to pull makeshift right-back Andrea Barzagli out of position. Read More

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Moto Z2 Play filtered features and design show significant battery reduction

Moto Z2 Play filtered features and design show significant battery reduction

Theoretically, this will affect the battery life, and according to the marketing material the Moto Z2 Play will feature 30 hours of active usage, down from 50 hours on the Moto Z Play. If we compare it to the first generation Z Play, we will get pretty much the same smartphone but with a slightly faster CPU. It will be powered with Snapdragon 626 SoC with octa-core 2.2GHz CPU. Read More

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OnePlus 5 Gets Listed on OppoMart, Priced at $449

There's also an image of the phone, but this is just a dummy that we've already seen in leaks, which adds more weight to the fact that this could be a fake publication. OppoMart has listed the OnePlus 5 with all the specs and shows a retail price of $449.00. You'll also notice that descripting includes a 5.3in display - a slight surprise as OnePlus handsets have always been 5.5in (with the exeption of the OnePlus X, which was a diddy 5in). Read More

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DOTA 2 is getting new co-op story missions

DOTA 2 is getting new co-op story missions

A level 1 Battle Pass will set you back $9.99. In promoting The International 2017, Valve has announced that all purchases of the $10 2017 compendium will receive a brand new co-op campaign for Dota 2. The first part, The Sands of Fate, will be available for players later this month, while A Vault in the Deep will debut in July. The second act, "A Vault In The Deep", will debut in July, weeks before the Dota 2 community flocks to Seattle for this year's global. Read More

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Microsoft unveils Surface Laptop with price tag of $999

Inside you will find a 7th Generation Intel Core processor or the Core i5. The Surface Laptop uses a 13,5-inch touchscreen display with support for a pressure sensitive stylus, not unlike the company's other Surface products. We're still awaiting United Kingdom release information and pricing , so stay tuned. That means, at the very least, that you're stuck with Microsoft Edge, the browser built into Windows 10, since Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox aren't (currently) in the Windows Store. Read More

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Nicola Sturgeon hails 'emphatic' SNP election results

The party needed to get all its candidates elected to retain its majority at the city chambers, which has been a Labour stronghold for nearly 40 years. Although nearly two-thirds of Scots voted to remain in the European Union as many as 400,000 independence supporters backed Brexit. He added that "losing any seats and candidates in Glasgow is disappointing for us", but said it is too early to tell if the SNP will win a majority. Read More

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Tablets on decline, detachable show a glimpse of hope

Tablets on decline, detachable show a glimpse of hope

The decline is a little better than the past five quarters where IDC saw a decline in the double digit percentage range. Samsung retained its second position with a 1.1% decline. These are mostly laptop-like computing devices that bend, flip, or twist into a tablet form but whose displays remain permanently attached to their keyboards. Read More

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Microsoft's Surface Book has a fabric keyboard

Meanwhile, Microsoft will also be bringing full versions of Office to the Windows Store, but it will require more desktop apps to see if the new version of Windows 10 will be a success for the limited market. However, it is to be noted that those who upgrade their devices to Windows 10 Pro will not be able to return to Windows 10 S. Despite being a slightly confusing name to the general consumer, Windows 10 S will be a much slimmer version of Windows where everything that runs on the OS ... Read More

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Insurance dampens Berkshire results before annual meeting (BRK., PG, AAPL, WFC, AIG)

Insurance dampens Berkshire results before annual meeting (BRK., PG, AAPL, WFC, AIG)

The IBM investment was initially viewed as a surprise, given Berkshire's longstanding underweighting in the technology sector and Buffett's resistance to investing in businesses he considered more hard to understand. Mr. Buffett's willingness to change his mind about investments and admit his mistakes is "one of his greatest strengths", said Paul Lountzis, president of Lountzis Asset Management LLC, which owns Berkshire shares. Read More

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Peugeot spruces up the 308

Peugeot spruces up the 308

This is the latest incarnation of Peugeot's 308. The reprofiled front bumper is more aggressive than before and the 308's face is now identical to that of the Chinese-market Peugeot 308 Sedan that debut a year ago. The new Peugeot 308 range will be available for United Kingdom delivery from September. A new six-speed manual gearbox reaps the maximum benefit of this high-performance engine. Read More

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Shake Shack says a key sales figure declined

Shake Shack says a key sales figure declined

Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new position in Shake Shack during the fourth quarter worth $230,000. Share performance for the month is now at -0.03%. Shake Shack exceeded expectations for earnings per share and revenue, however. The Stock had a 2.48 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.73 and 2.57 respectively. Read More

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Don't fall for this Google Docs phishing scam

Don't fall for this Google Docs phishing scam

After logging in, the fake Google Docs app then requests access to the user's Google accounts. "Our abuse team is working to prevent this kind of spoofing from happening again". Google has addressed a huge phishing attack that was spreading all over the place today. In an official statement, Google has confirmed it has now fixed the phishing attack. Read More

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Mac Thornberry among House Republicans who vote to repeal Obamacare

MacArthur Amendment strengthens AHCA, protects people with pre-existing conditions. Here's a rundown of key provisions in the American Health Care Act and what would happen if the Senate approves them and the bill becomes law. But when asked if he can guarantee that no one would lose coverage under the GOP plan, he could not. Coffman would say in his announcement opposing the bill that he was anxious about putting at risk coverage of the "small percentage" of those with pre-existing ... Read More

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God Of War Release Date Leaked

Nevertheless, it wouldn't be too surprising if God of War does go on to be put out on the specific date listed on Gaming Replay's site, especially since September 14 lands on a Thursday this year, which coincides with the usual release frame of games in Europe. Read More

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Titanfall Assault is a mobile spin-off strategy game

Titanfall Assault is a mobile spin-off strategy game

The new RTS, dubbed Titanfall Assault , has players join the Frontier War by building a team of Pilots and Titans to take down the enemy team in real time. Titanfall: Assault , which is a collaboration between Respawn Entertainment, publisher Nexon, and developer Particle City, is being described as a "fast and fluid real-time strategy game", with the not unexpected promise of "towering Titans and agile Pilots". Read More

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Raspberry Pi users can get free AI with this Google giveaway

Raspberry Pi users can get free AI with this Google giveaway

Projects kit includes Google Voice and stereo microphone Hardware Attached on Top (HAT) boards that slot on top of the Pi, a large arcade button, a selection of wires , and a cardboard case. The new voice kit - and the other reference kits that will be released under AIY Projects - won't come fully assembled, devs will have to put these together. Read More

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe becomes fastest selling entry in franchise

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe becomes fastest selling entry in franchise

Rumored to be named Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, the game will mix characters from both franchises in turn-based combat that allows for two-player local co-op and apparently has a "goofy sense of humor". It will most probably be revealing at the E3 this year. The Rabbids were spun out of the crazed rabbit characters that first appeared in the Rayman games. Read More

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Microsoft to unveil what's next in store on May 23

Windows watcher Paul Thurrott recently revealed the Surface Pro 5 will have Intel's Kaby Lake processor, but noted that was "nothing dramatic". A burgundy-colored Surface Laptop . As a result of that burst of innovation-and Apple's relative stagnation-we argued past year that the folks in Redmond were starting to look increasingly likely to seize the innovation crown that has for so always been worn by the maker of the iPhone. Read More

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President Trump On Israel-Palestine Peace: 'We Will Get This Done'

President Trump On Israel-Palestine Peace: 'We Will Get This Done'

At a February press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , Trump said, "So I'm looking at two-state and one-state - and I like the one that both parties like", he said. "President Trump raised his concerns about payments to Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who have committed terrorist acts, and to their families, and emphasized the need to resolve this issue", the statement added. Read More

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Le Pen says her debate anger is reflection of France

Le Pen's suggestion that Macron might have an offshore account cuts to the heart of her portrayal of him as an elitist former banker far removed from the people's worries. On the last day of France's presidential campaign, centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron mingled with the crowd in the small streets of the southwestern town of Rodez. Read More

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