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Android developers can now block rooted devices, Netflix bites

Google tweeted a demonstration showing how Google Lens will enable smartphones to "understand what you see to help you take action". Some 100 million And...


HTC U to be launched today -Expected key features

The front of the phone is covered by a curved slab of Gorilla Glass 5. This means that HTC's 2017 flagship should survive being submerged under 1 meter of water...


Google Inc.'s Android system installed on 2 billion active devices

With everything announced at this year's Google I/O conference, Google Assistant is a common backend of knowledge and capabilities that can be accessed throug...


Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody

But he was mistakenly released on parole in 2008, then held a steady job and got married. "Requiring Lima-Martin to serve the rest of his prison sentence all th...


Find My Device: new name and features for Google's Android Device Manager

Google has announced its once exclusive to Android personal assistant service Google Assistant is now available to iPhone users. One example provided during t...


How To Protect Your Company From The Next Ransomware Attack

They are having more luck dissecting flaws that limited its spread. The attack started on Friday (May 12) and has affected computers in more than 150 countrie...


Analyst Activity - Morgan Stanley Reiterates Overweight on Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $782.22 billion market cap com...


Qualcomm shows off wireless charging for electric vehicles

Renault has revealed its vision for the future of electric auto recharging. "We are inventors. We are wireless electric vehicle charging". In the short-term...


What Is Ransomware? How Can Internet Users Protect Themselves From It?

The programme was designed in such a manner that when it lands on a system it locks up all files and encrypts them in a way that one can not access them anymore...


Patients no longer being turned away from A&E departments after cyber attack

GP practices will be working to get back to full operational capacity and concentrating on prioritising patients with the greatest needs. She told MSPs: "At t...


Google Goes Deeper Into AI At I/O Conference

Point Google Lens at a billboard outside a theatre and it will recognise it, then offer up places to buy tickets, or more information about that particular sh...


Australian teenage girl met US convicted killer via Snapchat

The New South Wales State Crime Command are appealing for the woman who picked her up, believed to be named Nicole, to come forward. The NSWPF State Crime Com...


Virtual Reality Has Yet To Make A Big Impression

As some additional tidbits, Google will soon also let you take screenshots from within Daydream VR alongside take video of your actions. Google is working w...


Chinese media blame the U.S. for WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack

The people behind the WannaCry attacks are believed to have received about $43,000 so far, but there is less certainty about the return of the encrypted data....


Have an exploding airbag? You might get $500

Takata's inflators were blamed for at least 16 deaths and more than 180 injuries around the globe. The problem touched off the largest automotive recall in US...


'T. rex' ant discovered in Singapore

The site where the ants were found was previously a plantation, with the environment showing signs of disturbance from military training and urban litter. Some ...


Republican Health Bill Would Harm Rural Hospitals, Rural Residents

The House bill would effectively end the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) Medicaid expansion, under which 87,000 rural Coloradans have gained coverage. The Maine p...


Delta fliers can earn miles with Lyft

Before doing that, though, you need to be a SkyMiles member, something you can sign up for through this part of the Delta website. SkyMile members that are ...


DONTNOD Confirm A New Life Is Strange Game Is Being Made

Dontnod also did not mention whether or not the episodic format will be continued in the upcoming game. As a fan of the original, I'm excited to see a new Li...


Google opens up digital assistant to iPhone

Google apps such as Photos and Gmail will soon have AI-powered functions, while Android users can expect a new image recognition feature, called Google Lens....


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

The company has announced a new feature called Google Lens, which uses image recognition and your smartphone's camera to give you information about whatever you...


What it means for you

By selecting the "sounds good" option, users agree to Twitter tracking some of the websites they visit. This data collection "will allow us to further improve...


Chaffetz to Leave Congress on June 30

In his role as chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Chaffetz on Tuesday requested "all memorandum, notes, summaries and recordings referring or relating t...


Xerox Corp (XRX) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Investors may also be paying close concentration to some simple moving average indicators on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Chevy Chase Trust Holdi...


Oppo A77 with 16MP front camera and 4GB RAM launched

Oppo A77 has been launched by the company in Taiwan. The main aesthetical difference between the two is the screen size and quality of the devices seeing how th...


OnePlus wants to make the world's best camera phone

The company also consults with camera companies as well as smartphone and tablet makers. There's always more to be done to give you the ability to take clearer,...


Microsoft Ships Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16199 to the Fast Ring

This image has since been removed from Sarkar's blog post, and we can confirm that this settings icon is absent on the Windows 10 Insider build 16199. Fixed an ...


Google is looking to AI to vault Android ahead of iOS

So it would not come as a shock if Google showed off its newest iteration of the system, called Android O. Google did not say whether you can switch a call fr...


FM: US understands Turkey's position against Syrian Kurds

Another wrenches a woman's neck and throws her to the ground. In all, nine people were hurt. On the same day that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visit...


UK's Lib Dem Promises Referendum on EU Deal With Option to Remain

And that was in part how the coalition government of 2010 came to pass - and going full circle is part of the reason Tim Farron and today's Liberal Democrats ...


"WannaCry" Ransomware Attack Causes Disruption Globally - With Worst Yet to Come

When the National Security Agency lost control of the software behind the WannaCry cyberattack, it was like "the USA military having some of its Tomahawk miss...


Scalebound Trademark Renewed, But Don't Read Too Much Into It

With regards to the Scalebound trademark, companies renew trademarks all the time, and in the case of Scalebound , it's still very fresh in gamer's minds...


Google Android OS installed on 2 billion active devices

Finally, support has been announced for Spotify's free version, SoundCloud and Deezer, in addition to existing support for Google Play Music, Spotify Premium,...


Global ransomware attack is similar to North Korean-orchestrated hacks, expert says

Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration and used in support of U.S. Missile Defense Agency missions. SAN FRANCISCO A computer virus that exploi...


World braces for more cyberattacks

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust said some out-patient appointments had been cancelled on Monday, especially at Selby War Memorial Hospital, but mo...