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Future Apple AirPods: New Exciting Details Emerge

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You'll simply have to say "Hey, Siri" the same way you do whenever you activate the voice assistant on an iPhone or a HomePod hands-free. The first AirPods include a chip known as the W1, and Apple released the W2 with the Apple Watch previous year. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Comes with 5500mAh Battery and Android 8.1 Oreo

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Earlier, a Chinese blog CNMO detailed the Xiaomi Mi Max 3 in December a year ago. Later this year, Xiaomi will launch the Mi Max 3 smartphone as the successor to last year's Mi Max 2 . After launching two new smartphones and a television in India, speculation is rife about what could be Xiaomi's next big ticket launch. The smartphone is now running on Android 8.1 Oreo, but it's possible the handset will be launched with an older version since it actually started life as a Nougat phone. Read More »

Tinder security flaw granted account access with just a phone number

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Thus it was possible to create an authorization token belonging to a stranger from Account Kit , and then send it to Tinder's app to log in as that person. The vulnerability on Account Kit would have allowed the hacker to enter Account Kit via any phone number and once in, they could also access the user's access token for the account, which is present in cookies, points out the firm. Read More »

Amateur Astronomer Spots Supernova Right As It Begins

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As it turned out, his series of photos provided professional astronomers with one of the first views ever of the initial burst of light from a supernova - in this case, in the distant galaxy NGC 613 - before and after the critical period known as supernova's shock breakout . Read More »

SpaceX has an intriguing launch on Wednesday morning

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Quietly on board will be two experimental broadband satellites, Microsat-2a and Microsat-2b, a big first step in SpaceX' s long-term plans to create satellite internet over the next decade. But about 10 minutes before liftoff, SpaceX announced it was standing down from the launch try due to strong upper level winds. Falcon will carry the PAZ, a high-resolution, radar-imaging spacecraft for Spain . Read More »

Alpine skiing: What to look out for in the women's combined

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For most of the race, Vonn looked like she might earn silver, but then Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel laid down a beauty of a run that put her in second (1:39.31), as she finished just.09 behind Goggia. "And I think later I'll reflect on how much I enjoyed it and how much my teammates and my coaches made it special for me", Vonn said ahead of Wednesday's contest. Read More »

Jio plans Rs 10000 crore investment in Uttar Pradesh

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Jio is providing the highest quality data at the lowest price in the world to over 2 crorecitizens of Uttar Pradesh. Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani , speaking during the event, said Reliance Jio would be present in every single village of the state by the 2018-end. Read More »

Pat Buchanan: Is that Russian troll farm an act of war?

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Sanders visited Iowa many times as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, but has only been back to the state twice since the general election. Sanders also said during Tuesday's briefing that Trump wasn't speaking literally when he tweeted last weekend that the FBI could have stopped the Parkland, Florida, high school shooter if it hadn't been so involved with the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Ancient human remains, Ice Age animal bones found in cave

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On Monday, the archaeologists published more details about their discoveries in the largest cave system in the world. "This huge cave represents the most important submerged archaeological site in the world", Guillermo de Anda, underwater archaeologist and researcher at Mexico's National Anthropology and History Institute (INAH), told National Geographic in January. Read More »

Google Assistant is now built into the Nest Cam IQ indoor camera

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Today you can find it in smartphones , tablets , laptops , TVs , watches , smart speakers , headphones and soon, smart displays . With the update, you'll be able to speak the usual "OK Google " commands, and the blue ring around the Nest Cam IQ will light up to show it's listening. Read More »

This Robot REALLY wants to get the heck out of the room

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In actuality, the testing is meant to understand how well the robot handles unanticipated events. Boston Dynamics go to lengths to describe that the video is a snapshot of a lab scenario to test the robot's responses to tolerate disturbances. Read More »

Apple AirPlay 2 delayed

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Apple's AirPlay 2 technology is reportedly facing further delays, perhaps until iOS 12. As for tvOS 11 .3, new features include enhancements to Match Content, automatic frame rate switching for the fourth-generation Apple TV, and automatic mode switching for AirPlay. Read More »

Tuesday in CE: Job Board Hints Spotify Getting Serious About Hardware Venture

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Spotify is a music streaming service, but its looking to get into hardware, a new job listing reveals. As spotted by Music Ally , a new job opportunity for an "Operations Manager - Hardware Product" lets it be known that the Swedish company is "on its way to creating its first physical products and setting up an operational organization for manufacturing, supply chain, sales & marketing". Read More »

Sledgehammer founders leave for new roles within Activision

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Halon "has over 20 years of industry experience and has played an instrumental role throughout the studio's history", according to Activision. The trio of studios that make Call of Duty games are all immensely talented people, but I really wish they'd be afforded the opportunity to break out of the cycle and create new, different things. Read More »

India ranks lowest in 4G download speeds: OpenSignal

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Alongside India , other countries such as Thailand, Indonesia, and Algeria also averaged less than 10 Mbps speed. Although it was an increase in absolute coverage from previous year, the country's rank slipped 3 places (down from being eleventh in 2017). Read More »

Ever video shows hatching of mysterious sea creature

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Scientists were left surprised when they found striking similarities between a newborn and full-grown Dumbo octopuses while observing a hatching for the first time. "We, therefore, conclude that dumbo octopuses hatch as competent juveniles", said the study authors. Footage of the "Dumbo" octopod ( Cirrothauma murrayi ) has been released for the first time, revealing an adorable creature that looks nearly identical to an adult version of Dumbo, just a lot smaller. Read More »

Chrome Debuts Feature That Automatically Blocks Intrusive Ads

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More than that, Johnny Ryan , the head of ecosystem at PageFair, which is a company that aims to reestablish "a fair deal between users and content creators" by keeping websites safe from ad blockers, points out that YouTube ads that pop up before a video plays were excluded from the research. Read More »

ASUS Z01RD benchmarked on AnTuTu, possibly the Zenfone 5

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Over at the AnTuTu Benchmark's database, a new ASUS phone can be found-the ASUS Z01RD . It has a similar edge to edge like display but with a notch that's slightly narrower than the iPhone X . The internal storage is listed as 32 GB, which sounds quite weird for a modern day flagship smartphone. That said, the phone has a full-screen display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. Read More »

Land plants 100m years older than expected

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That's between 50 and 80 million years earlier than previously thought, placing the first terrestrial plants to the middle Cambrian Period - close to when the first land animals arose. The new research has shown that earlier established fossil ages underestimated land plants' origin, and therefore, those models must be updated. These relative genetic differences were then converted into ages by using the fossil ages as a loose framework. Read More »

Samsung Patents A Flying Screen That Follows Your Gaze

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Interestingly, the Samsung flying display device, according to its patent, can detect facial expressions and even the pupil of the user's eye, in addition to gestures and movements, as commands. A patent filed in June 2017 for Samsung's next generation of its Gear VR headset hinted at possible linkages for photo-capturing with drones. Other onboard components are typical to those found in other drones. Read More »

Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc. Acquires 96 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc

Lombard Odier Asset Management Europe Ltd who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $701.32 billion market cap company. Jennison Assoc Ltd Liability Co has 3.01% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. Rosenbaum Jay D invested in 0.48% or 260 shares. Read More »

Apple's new spaceship campus has one 'flaw' - and it hurts

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Yet despite the positive feedback on the Cupertino, California building's overall design, Apple employees are finding it hard to avoid walking into its many glass walls. In 2011, Jobs reportedly described the building "a little like a spaceship landed". Inside are work spaces, dubbed "pods", also made with a lot of glass. Read More »

Chandrayaan-2 mission cheaper than Hollywood's movie Interstellar

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According to ISRO, the Chandrayaan-2 mission comprises an Orbiter, Lander and Rover and after reaching the 100-km lunar orbit, the Lander housing the Rover will separate from the Orbiter. The exact date and time of the launch depends on a number of factors such as moon's relative position with respect to the Earth. If we are not able to land in April due to various factors, then the mission will be launched in November. Read More »

Alpine skiing: Siebenhofer fastest but Vonn on pace in downhill training

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I think it's very safe to say that she accomplished that and so much more . "So I am going to look at that tonight and do some analysing and see what is actually faster". Vonn was the first skier on the course, something she called a pretty big disadvantage. "I just spent last 20 min's reading thru tweets directed at @lindseyvonn". Read More »

Facebook Is Counting On Postcards To Prevent Future Election Interference

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Agents also recruited Americans to do things such as hold up signs at rallies organized to create content for Russian-created social media posts . In August, the State Department retaliated against Russia's expulsion of US diplomats by ordering Russian Federation to shutter three diplomatic posts in San Francisco, Washington and New York City. Read More »