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Destiny 2 Supports Cross Saves Between PS4 and PC?

Want to know about other games coming out in 2017? The event begins tomorrow (May 18) at 10 a.m. The live stream will provide eager Destiny fans with an opportunity to witness gameplay from the highly-anticipated Destiny 2 for the first time, ahead of its release later this year. Read More »

Google to launch a jobs search engine in the U.S.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai gave a brief preview of the job search engine, called "Google for Jobs", at Google's developer conference I/O this afternoon. Instead of trolling various job listing sites, job seekers can just type "retail jobs" or "product manager jobs in Nevada" directly into the search field. Read More »

Cyberattack strikes 100K groups in at least 150 countries

Globally active ransomware virus has partially affected the computer systems in some institutions in Maharashtra, including that of its police department, a police official said here on Sunday. The patches won't do any good for machines that have already been hit . Ryan Kalember, senior vice president at Proofpoint Inc. which helped stop its spread, said the version without a kill switch could spread. Read More »

NASA Camera Captures Mysterious Light Flashes


The scientists are of the view that lights are flashing over the land as well. The instrument takes images nearly hourly of Earth from a location between Earth and the sun, NASA said on Monday . This camera is set to take the image after every hour. The "Teak" test of August 1958 involved an explosion over an island in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii, which created an artificial aurora over Western Samoa. Read More »

NSA Told Microsoft of Flaw Before Ransomware Attack


It is a form of malware that has existed over the last 10 years or so, but really taken on a visibly destructive form in the past couple of years. Most similar viruses rely on humans to spread by tricking them into clicking on an attachment harbouring the attack code. Read More »

In battle of digital assistants, Google heads to Apple turf

The company will roll out Google for Jobs within Search in the USA in "the coming weeks", with more countries coming in the future. This morning at Google I/O, the company announced some of the bigger new features in the next iteration of its mobile OS, Android O. Read More »

Here's everything Google announced at its big I/O conference


A philosophy. It's a light version of Android O (and beyond) that will work smoothly on extremely affordable, ultra entry-level phones. Google on Wednesday said that two billion users are using Android users. The Alexa assistant on Amazon's Echo has already learned to perform thousands of different tasks. Google today announced numerous improvements to Google Assistant including hands-free calls with Google Home , visual responses on your TV with Chromecast, and the ability to use ... Read More »

VR Development Gets Easier With Vitals in Android O

According to Mr. Pichai, the feature will be open for skill and experience levels across the spectrum, so no matter where you are on your professional path, you can try out Google for Jobs. Google has set up carrier billing options in its Play store in 55 countries with 140 telecom partners. This should prove useful in situations such as meetings or classrooms where speaking out loud isn't appropriate. Read More »

Google Home will finally call Australia home

The new API will work for Android Pay users as well, but the payments tool can not be used for iPhone apps or for the desktop web. As part of the I/O keynote, Google announced that it would be bringing Daydream compatibility to new third party handsets, including Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, as well as the "next" premium handset from LG. Read More »

Mystery 'sea monster' that washed up on Indonesian beach identified by scientists


At the very least, scientists concluded the washed up creature was certainly not a species unknown to humans. He added that the carcass probably stinks "to high heaven". Locals have asked the government to help to remove the carcass. Lipi dispatched two technicians and one researcher who then measured the carcass, took pictures and collected tissue samples for a lab test, Augy said. Read More »

Google to rival voice assistant Siri on iPhones


We're talking optimized at an OS and app level for sub 1GB, near-disposable phones. Like the Assistant on Android phones and Google Home, it can save reminders, track your flight statuses, and more. Google says you can also choose to share entire photo libraries or portions of them if you wish. Look for a Sharing tab on Android, iOS, and web in the coming weeks. Read More »

Google Assistant announced for iPhone to shakedown Siri

Pichai also took the time to touch upon the improvements Google has made i its voice transcription service. While Google's Photos App had arrived at a 500 million landmark within 2 years of launch, users were uploading as many as 1.2 Billion photos everyday! . Read More »

At a Glance: Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

While the specifics are still to be confirmed Google also mentioned on stage that more of the Google Assistant Actions would be moving onto the phone. Also called lens, it lets people point their cameras at real-world items and find out where to buy them, or find similar things online. Adam Turner travelled to the Google I/O conference in California as a guest of Google. Read More »

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Given "Neutral" Rating at Jefferies Group LLC


Ian C. Read as Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer. A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. If you are accessing this piece of content on another domain, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US and global trademark and copyright law. Read More »

Will Smith, Almodovar open a testy Cannes Film Festival

Or rather, it wouldn't be Bella Hadid in Cannes without at least one wardrobe malfunction on the red carpet. The Thelma & Louise star smiled for photographers as she wore the stunning bottle green dress. The video shows the brunette beauty donning a satin robe that highlighted her ample cleavage. This past week, Bella posted a photo with her bestie, Keeping Up With the Kardashians star Kendall Jenner, that showed the two of them riding on a jet-ski. Read More »

WhatsApp DOWN: Messaging service not responding across United Kingdom as users panic


The Independent reports problems were experienced as far as Malaysia, apart from the UK. But people in other countries such as the U.S. and Mexico are still believed to be having difficulties sending or receiving messages. Other severely affected countries included Belgium, the Netherlands, and Britain. The outage affected people who use the service on iOS, Android as well as Windows mobile OS. Read More »

The UO is taking steps to protect campus from ransomware


If they wanted their files decrypted, the program said all they had to do was pay $300 worth of Bitcoin to the specified address. But Scott Vernick, a data security lawyer at Fox Rothschild that represents companies, said he was skeptical that WannaCry would produce a flood of consumer lawsuits. Read More »

Star Ocean: Till the End of Time is coming to PlayStation 4


Star Ocean: Till the End of Time was released on the PlayStation 2 in 2004, and is a sci-fi RPG I quickly fell in love with. That's the good news- here comes the bad news. Till the End of Time features a gameplay based on real-time combat, similat to other action-RPG series like the Tales games. We'll have to see just what its plan is when E3 rolls around next month. Read More »

Google rolling out arsenal of services, gadgets

Google Assistant: A year on, more focussed? Google Assistant will be able to recognize the name of the band, and with a tap, you can perform actions like call up songs from that band, order tickets or add the concert to your calendar. Google wants to bring Android to more people around the world. Another tool in Google Photos will prompt you to share photos you take with people you know. Read More »

Sterling edges higher before inflation numbers


This rise of political uncertainty and instability in the United States has made markets around the globe anxious as they avert their attention from risky investments and commodities in favour or "safe haven" assets. Uncertainty in US markets has soared in the past week after a series of scandals have embroiled US President Donald Trump. Flynn was under investigation for misguiding the White House in regards to his collaboration with Russian diplomats. Read More »

Global Cyberattack: Bracing for more fallout


What limited coverage there has been has also been somewhat circumspect, reporting little on the domestic situation and even resorting to hearsay . You should also consider adding a rule on your router or firewall to block incoming SMB traffic on port 445. If you don't have a recent backup, your options are limited. Read More »

Sweeping the globe: So, what is the WannaCry cyber attack all about?


CHINESE authorities stated 66 of the country's universities may have been affected by the global "ransomware" attack , but rejected reports of widespread damage in higher-education computer systems as "malicious" hype. They, too, should regularly update with software patches as they're issued. Over the weekend the company took the unusual step of releasing a similar patch for Windows XP, which the company announced in 2014 it would no longer support. Read More »