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In my case, I'm part of over 5800 "audiences" and am apparently of interest to some 1800 advertisers, as well as boasting 62 interests and using 74 apps to Twitter's knowledge. Twitter has unveiled a new update created to better personalise the ads you see when using the social network. But it has also discontinued support for the Do Not Track browser preference. Read More »

Comey invited to testify at House Oversight Committee hearing


Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, and Vice Chairman U.S. Sen. The Senate intelligence and judiciary committees both sent requests for Comey's documents, detailing his conversations with Trump. Trump also reportedly described Flynn as a "good guy". He does think Trump made the right decision to let Flynn go, and "knowing what we know now", perhaps Flynn should not have been appointed. Read More »

Google's new Visual Positioning Service will guide you through indoor locations

Google Tango is a smartphone-based AR platform that has the ability to map the world around you in real-time using a number of on-board sensors and the phone's camera. Google also sees Education as an exciting avenue for its Tango technologies. Google's Daydream VR platform got a lot of love on the Google I/O stage, but the company has some intriguing plans for augmented reality (AR) as well. Read More »

Equity Perception: Analyst's Indicator Review for Macy's, Inc

Xerox Corporation (XRX ) has been given an average price target of $8.38 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. According to Zacks, "Xerox reported poor first-quarter 2017 results, with adjusted earnings missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by $0.01". Read More »

Oppo launches A77 in Taiwan for NT$10990 (USD 360)


Oppo A77 has been launched by the company in Taiwan. There is also a 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expandable using a microSD card. Coming to the camera aspect, the OPPO A77 features a 13-MP rear-facing shooter with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, LED Flash. Read More »

OnePlus is partnering with DxOmark


OnePlus is doing all it can to turn its upcoming flagship, the OnePlus 5, into a major hit. For those who are not aware, DxO is brand behind the popular photography benchmarking site, DxOMark. The handset is rumored to come with 6GB of RAM and either 64GB or 128GB of storage, there is also the possibility of an 8GB version of the device . Read More »

Turkey demands US fire envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds


He said police were examining video to identify those responsible. Trump's decision was taken one week before Erdogan's scheduled visit and during the presence of a Turkish delegation, composed of Chief of Staff Hulusi Akar, Intelligence Chief Hakan Fidan, and presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin so he has been totally above board with Erdogan about his intention to vanquish the most egregious form of terrorism in our time. Read More »

UK Lib Dems put Brexit at center of manifesto

He said Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had "let you down by voting with Theresa May on Brexit - not against her". "If that deal, that Theresa May comes back with, is not good enough for you and your family, you should have the right to reject it and to vote to Remain". Read More »

Google I/O Keynote - Check out the full show for yourself

Google says it will become one of the core capabilities of Google Lens. Unlike previous year, Google hasn't included any non-Nexus/Pixel phones. Many of Google's products are also vying against similar offerings from other tech conglomerates like Amazon and Microsoft. Read More »

Sophos shares surge after WannaCry cyber security hack

Other high-profile victims include hospitals in Britain, the Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica, French carmaker Renault, US package delivery company FedEx, Russia's interior ministry and the German rail operator Deutsche Bahn. There have been reports of massive ransomware attacks throughout the world. The global attack could have been far worse if not for a pair of cybersecurity researchers, including Darien Huss, from MI, who stumbled on a kill switch hidden in the domain name the hackers ... Read More »

Scalebound Trademark Renewed by Microsoft


Earlier this year Microsoft confirmed the cancellation of Scalebound which came as a surprise to a lot of gamers who were looking forward to the game. The news appeared on SomosXbox , which found the trademark renewal on Justia Trademarks . It also didn't help that Microsoft was developing a reputation for cancelling its top tier projects and dismantling the teams responsible for them (see: Lionhead and Fable Legends). Read More »

Google Android OS installed on 2 bn active devices

The battery life of a device running O has been improved. The official words will be revealed once the Android O will be officially announced with its final build for all the other Android smartphones. Google says that it scans more than 50 billion apps every day, and the new feature will detect and remove apps that might be harmful. You can link your mobile number to your profile on the Google Home app, but you don't actually require the app to make a call. Read More »

Guernsey States 'unaffected' by the ransomware attack


Use a reputable security software to prevent attacks in the future. Energy giant PetroChina said payment systems at some petrol stations were hit although it had restored most of the systems. Under former President Barack Obama, the US government created an inter-agency review, known as the Vulnerability Equities Process, to determine whether flaws should be shared or kept secret. Read More »

After WannaCrypt, a cryptocurrency attack is generating digital cash fast

Another hazardous malware called Adylkuzz that exploits the vulnerability of Windows software has surfaced even as the world is trying to contain WannaCry ransomeware attack that has infected computers around the world. "It then determines the public IP address of the victim and download the mining instructions, cryptominer, and cleanup tools". Payment activity associated with a single Adylkuzz-operated Monero address began surging on 24 April-well before WannaCry began exploiting ... Read More »

Surfer worked from bedroom to beat cyberattack


A South Korean cyber security expert says there is more circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack. Marcus Hutchins, 22, has been named in reports as the person who stopped the ransomware attack that targeted the NHS, leading to the closure of computer systems in hospitals and doctors' surgeries across the country. Read More »

Microsoft President Slams NSA For Massive Ransomware Attack

Other countries and companies affected in a major way include FedEx, Russia's interior ministry, Japanese companies Hitachi and Nissan and Renault, the French automobile manufacture. "We regret any inconvenience to our customers". A cybersecurity researcher from the security company Proofpoint discovered an unregistered domain buried in the code of the virus, and shared his findings on social media . Read More »

Starbucks Testing Coffee Ice Cubes


Louis, Missouri. Coffee ice cubes are just what they sound like - ice cubes made out of coffee instead of just water - and they're an ingenious hack we've been supporting for years, since they don't water down your iced coffee as they melt. Read More »

Google announces Android Go optimized for entry-level hardware

The private number is the default (Google didn't provide details about how this number would work). Of course, Google Lens has a bunch of other functions, like being able to identify any species of flower your point your phone at, or bringing up information on a band from an image of their poster. Read More »

Google Assistant Will Analyze What Your iPhone's Camera Is Pointed At


For instance, the version of Chrome that ships with Android Go will have data and bandwidth saving features enabled out of the box. For example, users can now schedule calendar appointments and create reminders with the Google Home , but because Google Assistant is one service that spans multiple devices, the same notification will sync across all of your devices. Read More »

Rep. John Katko on Comey memos: Congress must learn all the facts

House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan insisted the Republican legislative agenda was not becoming paralyzed. The New York Times reports that Comey created memos regarding his interactions with the president, documenting what he perceived as improper efforts to influence an ongoing investigation. Read More »

What we currently know about the global cyberattack

Shares of cyber-security and anti-virus companies are posting strong gains Monday morning, as experts worry about a return of the massive cyber attack that has paralyzed more than 200 ,000 computers in at least 150 countries, MarketWatch reports . Read More »