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Has Galaxy S8 facial recognition tech been bypassed?

The iDrop report also suggests that the Apple iPhone 8 will look similar to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ and will come with near bezel-less OLEDdisplay. In a new video originally published on YouTube on April 1, a man is seen to open the phone with a picture of himself on another phone, making the new security feature flawed by design and more of a gimmick. Read More

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End of the road: Microsoft terminates support for Windows Vista today

The ride is over. "If you continue to use Windows Vista now that support has ended, your computer will still work but it might become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses". With meatier alternatives out there, we can not fathom why anyone would want to stick with Vista (or just veggies), but more power to you. Windows Vista has been described as "disastrous" and one of the "biggest flops in technology history". Read More

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PC vendors need strong business presence to survive market - Gartner

PC vendors need strong business presence to survive market - Gartner

The International Data Corporation ( IDC ) reported Tuesday that worldwide shipments of traditional personal computers (PCs) totaled 60.3 million units in the first quarter of 2017, posting year-over-year growth of 0.6 percent. The combination of backlogs, fulfilment from previous quarters and solid mobility demand in enterprises boosted overall notebook shipments in Q1 2017. Read More

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Google's New Pixel Phone Could Come With a Curved Screen

But in the long run Google may face difficulties in procuring OLED panels from Samsung as the US tech group is only a minor player in the global smartphone market when it comes to hardware, according to Hsieh. Check out Pocket-lint's Pixel 2 round-up to see what the next Pixel might feature. The previous Nexus phone were made by two companies, LG and Huawei, whereas the current Pixel phone had been manufactured by HTC. Read More

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Audi's Newest Brand Embraces Its Racing Roots

Audi's Newest Brand Embraces Its Racing Roots

Other models in the Audi Sport portfolio include the R8 and RS 7 as well as the 2017 and the 2018 RS 3, which will launch this summer for the first time in the U.S. "These fast-growing business segments and the DNA shared by our racecars and production vehicles underscore our ambition to become a true global player in the high-performance league". Read More

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Seeking to salvage ties, US and Russia agree on Syria probe

U.S. strikes in Syria: Game changer or deterrent? Russian President Vladimir Putin is meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the Kremlin in Moscow . Tillerson and Lavrov are meeting in Moscow amid rising tensions over Syria. Beyond Syria, Russia's alleged meddling in the US presidential election also hovered over what was the first face-to-face encounter between Putin and any Trump administration Cabinet member. Read More

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Samsung expects record profit in first quarter

Samsung expects record profit in first quarter

That would be its best quarterly profit in nearly four years and shows a recovery from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. The average forecast was 9.4 trillion won, and total revenue also rose 0.4% to 50 trillion won. LG said its January-March operating profit was $812.62 million and the highest since the second quarter of 2009. The strong comeback was a result of booming sales of memory chips and flat-panel displays, Samsung said. Read More

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Genesis reveals SUV concept

Genesis reveals SUV concept

The GV80 Concept represents Genesis' first take on a versatile luxury SUV, displaying a confident posture on the road, while also boasting a spacious interior with immersive technology for passengers to enjoy. Exterior Design & Inspiration The GV80 Concept presents a modern and refined interpretation of a capable sport utility vehicle, building on the strength of architecture and the beauty of natural elements. Read More

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Volkswagen I.D. crossover-Coupe Concept teased for Shanghai

Volkswagen I.D. crossover-Coupe Concept teased for Shanghai

Details are now slim and only a handful of teaser images have been released, but the latest concept - no I.D. model has yet been revealed in production form - takes the shape of an all-electric "crossover utility vehicle", or CUV. The distance the I.D. crossover can travel on a charge isn't mentioned, but the range will be comparable to crossovers on the market with internal combustion engines, VW said. Read More

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Shrimp named for Pink Floyd: Shine on, you insane crustacean

Shrimp named for Pink Floyd: Shine on, you insane crustacean

Pistol shrimp are known for snapping their glowing claws to fire off a high-pressure bubble that surrounds the prey and implodes, resulting in one of the loudest sounds in the ocean. Pink Floyd , meanwhile, reportedly performed at an intensity of about 100 decibels prior to disbanding in the 1990s. Synalpheus pinkfloydi was discovered on the Pacific coast of Panama and is closely related to a western Atlantic sister species, S. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Is Tricked By A Selfie

Plus, there's better technology already available that lets you unlock a device with your face, like Windows Hello, which uses special sensors to analyze the contours of your face. Similar to fingerprint readers, the facial recognition system takes not one but several photos and scans of the face to authenticate the user. There's also the little matter of these sizes giving rise to unconventional aspect ratios that cause videos to not fill the screen properly, but I nitpick. Read More

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AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Buckles Under The Trend Lines

The stock has performed -1.11% over the last seven days, -9.89% over the last thirty, and -35.66% over the last three months. Its monthly volatility value of 6.05% and volatility for the week is valued at 8.52%. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded AK Steel Holding from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $8.00 target price on the stock.in a research note on Wednesday, January 25th. Read More

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US Steel leaks chemical into Lake Michigan tributary

US Steel leaks chemical into Lake Michigan tributary

Ogden Dunes Town Beach has also been closed until further notice. It was immediately unclear how much chemical had spilled into the canal, the EPA said. Nor did EPA report when the spill occurred, under what circumstances, or when it received notification of the spill from U.S. Steel. Tuesday's spill of an unknown amount of wastewater led to the closure of three beach areas at the scenic Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and prompted a local water utility to stop drawing water from the lake ... Read More

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Mission: Impossible 6 - shooting begins

Mission: Impossible 6 - shooting begins

The videos see Cruise performing thrilling stunts, which include him swinging back and forth in the air using a harness and crashing his vehicle into a tree, AceShowbiz said. It was recently revealed that The Crown and Everest star Vanessa Kirby will have a role as well and that the Man of Steel himself, Henry Cavill, will also star. Read More

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Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages

LeJeune Puetz Investment Counsel LLC purchased a new stake in General Motors Company during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $119,000. Analysts give DO a mean recommendation of 3.20. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GM in report on Thursday, February 4 with "Sector Perform" rating. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $36.00 price target on shares of General Motors Company in a research note on Friday, April 7th. Read More

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Swift Transportation Company (SWFT)

The original version of this report can be viewed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/04/12/research-analysts-offer-predictions-for-chesapeake-energy-co-s-q1-2018-earnings-chk-updated.html. If you are reading this report on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright & trademark law. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. Read More

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Prey demo coming to Xbox One, PS4 this month

Prey demo coming to Xbox One, PS4 this month

Taking all of this into consideration, there's no telling if Arkane Studios and Bethesda have a PC iteration of the Prey demo in mind, as only PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have been mentioned. Aliens have overrun the station and are hunting down any surviving crew members, including you. Before Prey launches across a number of platforms next month, Bethesda is treating us with something that the game industry has been neglecting for a while - a game demo. Read More

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Ghost Recon Wildlands First Expansion Coming April 18th

Ghost Recon Wildlands First Expansion Coming April 18th

Narco Road features more than 15 campaign missions, four new types of side mission, as well as new outfits, weapons and vehicles. However, this is only applicable for PlayStaiton 4 and Xbox One versions of the game as Ghost Recon Wildlands Patch 3.0 will be rolling out only for the consoles and the PC version will receive the patch on Friday, April 14. Read More

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Another Windows version hits End of Life. Vista, we hardly knew you

It was replaced two years later by Windows 7, which has subsequently been replaced by the Windows 10 system. Mozilla has also announced this week that Firefox 52 will be the last mainstream release for Windows XP and Vista. However experts are warning that many Vista-era PCs may not have the necessary specs to run a newer Microsoft OS. Currently, Windows 7 is said to be the most popular operating system globally. Read More

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OnePlus 5 to come with 8GB of RAM and Snapdragon 835 Soc?

OnePlus 5 to come with 8GB of RAM and Snapdragon 835 Soc?

After OnePlus 3T the company was about to launch OnePlus 4 but in Chinese number "4" is considered bad luck. According to a recent report the new OnePlus 5 will come with a massive 8GB of RAM, the existing OnePlus 3 has 6GB of RAM. OnePlus 5 may not come with any water/dust resistance capabilities, as it will increase the cost of production, thus, the final price of the product. Read More

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Jaguar unveils 2.0-litre F-Type

The advantage the new 2.0-litre unit holds is that its fuel economy offers an improvement of 16 per cent over the brawnier auto, and Carbon dioxide drops to 163g/km - making the F-Type a much more appealing company vehicle proposition. It's no weakling: with 296bhp on tap, the new 1997cc petrol engine is the most powerful four-cylinder unit in a production Jaguar yet. You can spot the four-pot F-type from the outside by its single exhaust outlet (V6 models get twin central tailpipes and ... Read More

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Google's AutoDraw turns your clumsy scribbles into art

Google's AutoDraw turns your clumsy scribbles into art

Doodles and sketches are matched with Google's existing database of clipart, which are then given as suggestions to users to choose from, to help decide the closest image to what they were trying to draw . Acting as an open-source resource offering code and tutorials to anyone with a creative idea, the program has generated experiments involving everything from object-recognition machine-learning to a system that lets you play a live piano duet with a computer. Read More

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Microsoft touts Microsoft-customized edition of Samsung Galaxy S8

Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + will come powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 SoC. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will be available in stores starting from April 21 , 2017. According to reports, because of the Galaxy Note 7 issues, Samsung had to pay more attention to the battery. Last month it was reported that Samsung had made a decision to add facial recognition to the Galaxy S8 because of late doubts about the speed and reliability of the iris scanning ... Read More

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