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Google Photos' improved AI will pester you into sharing pictures

Google Photos' improved AI will pester you into sharing pictures

And because Google's algorithm is theoretically smart enough to analyze the content of a photos, it won't share things like the picture of the sandwich you had for lunch or that time you spilled coffee on your shirt. Today's update represents how far the app and service has come in such a short space. This looks like a great tool that will allow everyone, not just those who are experts at editing images, to improve the pictures they have taken. Read More

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Microsoft Azure servers coming to South Africa

Microsoft Azure servers coming to South Africa

Microsoft plans to open the centers in Johannesburg and Cape Town. You can read additional details at the Microsoft MEA News Center and stay tuned for more news about cloud-enabled innovation in Africa. AGIN has built an app connecting 140,000 smallholder farmers to key services, enabling them to share data and facilitating $1.3 million per month in finance, insurance and other services. Read More

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Google poised to roll out arsenal of services, gadgets

Google poised to roll out arsenal of services, gadgets

It will let third-party device makers inject the conversational technology into devices like dish washers, door locks, and vacuum cleaners. The New York Times crossword puzzle is a ideal example of an Instant App . That's typically limited to high-end systems such as the Oculus Rift from Facebook. All Google Play apps go through a rigorous security analysis even before they're published on the Play Store-and Play Protect warns you about bad apps that are downloaded from other sources too. Read More

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GWENT: The Witcher Card Game Public Beta Begins Next Week

GWENT: The Witcher Card Game Public Beta Begins Next Week

All items granted as gifts from CD PROJEKT RED (like the gift premium Geralt card). More information on the length of the beta, as well as any additional notes, will be provided at a later time. A livestream giving an overview will be aired on Twitch at 9 PM CEST. During this time, GWENT's Facebook and Twitter channels will provide updates on the game's status. Read More

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Worldwide ransomware attacks: What we know

Worldwide ransomware attacks: What we know

The software holds users hostage by freezing their computers, encrypting their data and demanding money through online bitcoin payment - US$300 at first, rising to US$600 before it destroys files hours later. "This is a trivial change for the malware originators or copy-cat authors and so even if a fresh attack does not materialise on Monday, we should expect it soon afterwards", she said. Read More

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A&E restrictions lifted after cyber attack on NHS

A&E restrictions lifted after cyber attack on NHS

A researcher from South Korea's Hauri Labs said on Tuesday their own findings matched those of Symantec and Kaspersky Lab , who said on Monday that some code in an earlier version of the WannaCry software had also appeared in programmes used by the Lazarus Group, identified by some researchers as a North Korea-run hacking operation. Read More

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"ShadowBrokers" threatens to release more cyber attack tools

To bring you up to speed, this hacking group was the first to publicly reveal information of the WannaCry ransomware malware, but it looks like they have another agenda in mind as far as releasing 0-day bugs and exploits go. The spy agency reportedly knew about the theft of its cyberweapons arsenal, which was later allegedly leaked by the Shadow Brokers hacker group. If Shadow Brokers have access to this data set then the sale of such high-profile data could put not only the of the ... Read More

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Android now supports the Kotlin programming language

Android now supports the Kotlin programming language

Kotlin despite having nearly entirely unique syntax of its own is 100 percent interoperable with Java which maintains its dominance as primary language for android apps. Kotlin can call Java, and Java can call Kotlin . There are also changes to the layout editor, a new wizard for icons, support for downloadable fonts, support for new Android Wear 2.0 features in the emulator, and support for Google's Maven repository, among other changes. Read More

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Destiny 2 Gameplay Live Stream Where to Watch

The idea is to provide a more engaging game, allowing both sides enjoy " Destiny 2" with experiencing any issues. Bungie and Activision have already gotten way out in front of the reveal of Destiny 2 to say that they would be focusing on the game's story as a major point of improvement this time around. Read More

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At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware

At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware

Security experts say this attack should wake up every corporate board room and legislative chamber around the globe. "In March, we provided a security update which provides additional protections against this potential attack". Individuals and organisations were discouraged from paying the ransom, as it was not guaranteed that the access would be restored. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, at a meeting of world leaders in Italy, said the attack was a reminder of the importance of ... Read More

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Unstoppable Ronaldo aims to take Real to brink of title

Unstoppable Ronaldo aims to take Real to brink of title

We're happy with that, but we're only thinking about tomorrow's match and he'll not travel to Vigo". "Each day we are getting closer and with two games left we are going to continue in the same vein". Atletico Madrid sealed the third automatic Champions League spot despite only drawing 1-1 at Real Betis and Sevilla were guaranteed fourth spot and a play-off berth in Europe's elite competition after Villarreal were held at home to Deportivo La Coruna, who clinched survival. Read More

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Don't hoard cyberweapons, Microsoft warns world leaders

The user is notified that their computer is locked down and instructed to pay a ransom to regain control of their files. BGR reports that the demand is $300 at the time of infection. On top of that, the NSA would likely be able to claim that it is shielded from liability under the doctrine of sovereign immunity, which says that the government can not be sued over carrying out its official duties. Read More

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Pokemon Go Adventure Week Event

Pokemon Go Adventure Week Event

Fingers crossed we'll see more Larvitars too. What's more, you will also get more candy from your buddy Pokemon . Niantic say it will start in the afternoon of May 18 and end on May 25 at 9pm United Kingdom time, meaning fans need to wait just another eight hours. Read More

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Apple even holds the patent for a circular pizza box!

Apple even holds the patent for a circular pizza box!

Apple's widely awaited new campus is finally ready, and it's exactly like what you'd expect. Apple's latest innovation actually has a sound design trick. The circular pizza boxes, which have been invented by Francesco Longoni (the head of Apple's food services team), have always been in circulation at the company's existing campuses. Read More

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

The 7900X will reportedly feature a 3.3 GHz base clock, with boost clocks of both 4.3 and 4.5 GHz depending on whether you're using Turbo 2.0 or 3.0. The Core i7 has been the highest-performing consumer chip for a long time. The 7740K runs at a base frequency of 4.3GHz and offers a maximum single-core turbo speed of 4.5GHz, while the 7640K runs at a base frequency of 4GHz and a maximum single-core turbo frequency of 4.2GHz. Read More

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First Apple store to open in Singapore next week

First Apple store to open in Singapore next week

Apple will take you to new places, show you how to create stunning shots, experiment with the latest accessories and share our best photography and editing tips. You'll probably walk away iEnlightened, if not with a new product or two. Bring a project you're working on or want to get started, and the Apple Creatives can help. Read More

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India activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack

India activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack

On affected computers , the WannaCry software encrypts files and displays a ransom message demanding $300 in bitcoin . Microsoft's chief legal officer Brad Smith has voiced direct criticism of the US National Security Agency for not revealing the details of the vulnerability that was at the root of the WannaCry ransomware. Read More

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WhatsApp Faces Constitutional Trial in India

WhatsApp Faces Constitutional Trial in India

Lawyer for the petitioners, who have challenged WhatsApp's new revised privacy policy post its acquisition by Facebook, said that the issue did not involve privacy at all. "Whether Article 19, read with Articles 14, 19 and 25 confer upon all persons the right to privacy in respect of all personal communications as well as personal data - financial and otherwise", he had asked. Read More

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Amazon wants to make sure Alexa only responds to 'Alexa'

Amazon wants to make sure Alexa only responds to 'Alexa'

The move promises to be pretty useful considering that it will allow users to receive information brought up by skills as soon as it becomes available. Amazon is already working with a few partners to implement notification support - for example, the Washington Post will provide breaking news, and the AccuWeather skill will send weather alerts. Read More

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Companies prepare for more ransomware attacks on Monday

Companies prepare for more ransomware attacks on Monday

While the scale of the attack shows Microsoft needs to strengthen its own capabilities, "there is simply no way for customers to protect themselves against threats unless they update their system", Smith said in his blog post . These hackers "have caused enormous amounts of disruption - probably the biggest ransomware cyberattack in history", said Graham Cluley, a veteran of the anti-virus industry in Oxford, England. Read More

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Apple Reportedly Plans Laptop Upgrades

Apple Reportedly Plans Laptop Upgrades

Apple will debut new hardware WWDC, rather than simply focus on software, according to a new report. Apple now sells its MacBook Pro computers in two screen sizes - 13 inches and 15 inches. The 13-inch MacBook Air, surprisingly, may also receive a spec bump. In fact, this new 12-inch Pro could be accompanied by a new MacBook Air too. The company obviously doesn't want to lose customers to competition, and so updates to the laptops should hardly be surprising. Read More

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Microsoft slams the government for stockpiling software exploits

Microsoft slams the government for stockpiling software exploits

After the ransomware attack left several NHS services without access to patient data, as well as striking other computers across the globe, Microsoft made a decision to take the necessary actions in patching up those vulnerabilities. In a scathing statement over the weekend, he said an equivalent scenario in conventional weapons would be the US military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen. Read More

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Check out the new Nokia 8, spotted with dual cameras and more

Check out the new Nokia 8, spotted with dual cameras and more

At the time the information disappeared very quickly from the issuance Yandex.Market, but the information was correct - this cell phone will ask exactly 4000 rubles. While, the Nokia 8 will indeed come with a front facing fingerprint scanner like the Nokia 6. So there are chances that the alleged Nokia 7 seen in the clip could be the initial design for Nokia 6. Read More

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Samsung Pay Launches In The UK

Samsung Pay Launches In The UK

A senior company official was also quoted as stating that the device will most probably launch in South Korea by the end of June. Samsung announced that the S8 is loaded with McAfee anti-virus app out of the box and it will be free to install. Read More

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LG to launch its first OLED smartphone V30 in September 2017

LG to launch its first OLED smartphone V30 in September 2017

Aside from the LG V30, the upcoming LG G7 or however the firm ends up calling the successor to the LG G6 will also likely ship with an OLED screen, industry sources said. Amid the tight panel supply, LG has made all-out efforts to secure the panels on its own - from its display-making sister firm LG Display . According to sources speaking to The Investor , LG will start rolling out smartphones with OLED screens from the latter half of this year. Read More

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Intel's new i9 CPUs

Intel's new i9 CPUs

Sure, I could scamper over to an X99 configuration, but at this point it makes more sense to see what Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X bring to the table. Details about Intel's new Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X microprocessors, dubbed Core i9, have been leaked. Read More

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Fire breaks out at Singapore Changi Airport T2

Fire breaks out at Singapore Changi Airport T2

Travellers at Changi Airport were confused and unsure about their flights after a fire at Terminal 2 caused delays and diversions on Tuesday evening. "Changi Airport Group apologizes for the inconvenience caused", CAG added. The 52-year-old human resource consultant was in Singapore for a business trip and is travelling back to Kuala Lumpur. The first massive one saw black smoke pillowing from the Hon Industries' Global Indian International School construction site at Punggol Field, where ... Read More

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'WannaCry' virus spreads to Asia, experts warn of new wave

'WannaCry' virus spreads to Asia, experts warn of new wave

According to Neowin states report the company wants to make this modification soon for Redstone 3 and the sources claim that this news is accurate. Smith said Microsoft has the "first responsibility" to address the problem. If the NSA hadn't developed a tool to exploit the issue, or had notified Microsoft of the issue when it was first discovered, those 200,000 (and counting) PCs wouldn't have been compromised. Read More

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