• Apple Shuttles Being Attacked In Silicon Valley
Apple Shuttles Being Attacked In Silicon Valley

Images sent to Mashable by an "internal source" show buses with shattered windows, caused by what some Apple employees believe were rubber bullets. It's suspected that someone is shooting out the windows using pellet guns, or perhaps throwing rocks.

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  • WhatsApp launches free to download Android app for businesses
WhatsApp launches free to download Android app for businesses

Features of the app include business profiles , for at-a-glance information on the company; some basic automation including quick answers for FAQs, greetings and away messages; and the option to access WhatsApp Business through the web, rather than the app.

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  • Apple will fix the 'chaiOS' text message bug next week
Apple will fix the 'chaiOS' text message bug next week

Security researchers have warned about a devastating text bomb SMS that if opened will crash any iPhone or iPad. Worst of all, the harmful link will lead to a crash or freeze even if you leave it alone and never actually tap on it. "Btw, I always report bugs before releasing them". All users have to do is send a link to a web page hosting a pie...

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  • Intel confirms more problems with Meltdown and Spectre patches
Intel confirms more problems with Meltdown and Spectre patches

Those security issues are a trio of connected, speculative execution flaws in microprocessors known as Spectre and Meltdown (see Meltdown and Spectre Forecast: Patch Now and Keep Patching ). "As part of this, we have determined that similar behaviour occurs on other products in some configurations, including Ivy Bridge-, Sandy Bridge-, Skylake...

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  • Google expands network with new data centers, subsea cables
Google expands network with new data centers, subsea cables

Google is also working with telecommunications infrastructure company RTI Connectivity and IT manufacturer NEC Corporation on the HK-G Cable, connecting Hong Kong and Guam. Sloss noted that Google has over 100 points of presence around the world connected by a combination of subsea cables and fiber optic links. Those who live in these regions...

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  • Vivo showcases phone with in-display fingerprint sensor at CES 2018
Vivo showcases phone with in-display fingerprint sensor at CES 2018

A fingerprint sensor is more practical. The work towards bezel-less display is growing at the fast pace as all the necessary steps are being taken. "It will be realized more subtly under the screen, behind the metal shell, or even in the frame", Vivo told Engadget in an exclusive interview on the sidelines of MWC, Shanghai.

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  • WhatsApp flaw might let joining group chats without permission
WhatsApp flaw might let joining group chats without permission

In response to the study, Facebook, which owns WhatsApp , has said it won't fix the problem, and that group chats "remain protected" by the app's encryption. With over 1.2 billion monthly active users, WhatsApp is available in more than 50 different languages around the world and in 10 Indian languages. " WhatsApp has looked at the report car...

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  • Super Mario Odyssey to get free 'Luigi's Balloon World' add-on
Super Mario Odyssey to get free 'Luigi's Balloon World' add-on

Once you beat the main story mode of Super Mario Odyssey (which is also when many other parts of the game open up - you should definitely do that if you haven't yet), you'll find Mario's lanky brother half-floating around the various kingdoms.

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  • TCL's Roku Smart Soundbar is now official, promises a 'premium experience'
TCL's Roku Smart Soundbar is now official, promises a 'premium experience'

Today at CES, Roku offered a preview of the soundbar that it's plainly branding as the TCL Roku Smart Soundbar. TCL, a China-based Television manufacturer has unveiled its TCL Roku 5-series and 6-series along with the TCL Alto Smart Soundbar at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 ( CES 2018 ).

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  • TCL Communications Announce BlackBerry Bronze Editions, Unlocked BlackBerry Motion
TCL Communications Announce BlackBerry Bronze Editions, Unlocked BlackBerry Motion

Something new the Bronze Edition of the KeyOne has is dual-SIM support, which is popular in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. BlackBerry, under the ownership of TCL Communications , has announced at CES 2018 that there will be "at least two new BlackBerry smartphones this year".

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  • Amazon is Bringing Alexa to Windows 10 PCs This Spring
Amazon is Bringing Alexa to Windows 10 PCs This Spring

With Amazon Alexa, users with compatible Acer notebooks and PCs can get more done by asking Alexa to check their calendar, create lists and answer questions; be entertained by asking Alexa to play their favourite music, podcasts or audiobooks.

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  • Samsung launches 'The Wall' TV, plans Bixby, IoT integration for TVs
Samsung launches 'The Wall' TV, plans Bixby, IoT integration for TVs

It uses MicroLED technology, which, like OLED , emits its own light, meaning deep, dark blacks and brilliant bright whites. You may have heard of MicroLED as a potential future replacement of OLED (on phones and elsewhere). Samsung also featured the world's first QLED TV featuring 8K AI technology, which will be launched internationally, start...

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  • HP Recalls Laptop Batteries For Overheating Risk
HP Recalls Laptop Batteries For Overheating Risk

The recalled batteries were sold at Best Buy, Amazon.com, HP.com and other stores and websites nationwide between December 2015 and December 2017. The batteries were also sold as accessories or replacement batteries for the HP ZBook Studio G4 mobile workstation.

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  • Nintendo Switch officially now the fastest-selling video game console ever
Nintendo Switch officially now the fastest-selling video game console ever

Today Nintendo announced that the Switch is the fastest-selling home video game console in U.S. history, soundly thrashing the previous record held by Nintendo's own Wii console. As part of the announcement, the consolemaker also revealed a few impressive sales figures for a handful of first-party games. "Now that many more people have receiv...

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  • Amazon Alexa will soon control microwave ovens
Amazon Alexa will soon control microwave ovens

Up until now, smart speakers were too expensive and connecting them to other smart devices was a confusing process. "Customers are increasingly using voice user interfaces as a hands-free way to manage their lives, and hands-free control is especially valuable when cooking", Mass wrote to developers.

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  • Paladins is getting a battle royale mode called Battlegrounds
Paladins is getting a battle royale mode called Battlegrounds

Now, developer Hi-Rez wants the game to challenge the current most played game on the internet: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds . Hi-Rez has also announced that the game will feature maps at over 300 times the square footage of its standard Paladins Siege maps - that's pretty big.

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  • Italian Brothers Start
Italian Brothers Start "Steve Jobs" Company and Apple Can't Stop Them

Two Italian brothers have won a protracted legal battle against Apple which enables them to call their company 'Steve Jobs , ' after the computer giant's revered founder. But Apple's beef (at least, on paper) was not with the name, but with the logo. "The letter J seems "bitten" but it is not, since a letter, as judges have also decided, cannot ...

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  • Tiger Zinda Hai Box Office Collection: Salman Khan's movie crosses 100cr
Tiger Zinda Hai Box Office Collection: Salman Khan's movie crosses 100cr

Interestingly, Salman Khan has three of his films in Top-5 while Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan have a film apiece. " Tiger Zinda Hai " has managed to earn about 64.90 crores in just two days. Metros and beyond metros, multiplexes and single screens - it's creating havoc. Budgeted at Rs 150 cr [Cost of Production: Rs 130 cr + Print & Advertising...

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  • Amazon acquires wireless security camera company
Amazon acquires wireless security camera company

Blink is best known for its wireless security cameras which originally launched on Kickstarter before quickly receiving over $1 million in funding. The campaign was a success, with Blink raising five times the amount it initially targeted. It also launched a new Amazon Key service for people in some USA cities to allow a door to be unlocked when ...

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  • Rahul chairs first CWC meeting as party chief
Rahul chairs first CWC meeting as party chief

The dominant sentiment at Friday's Congress Working Committee meeting was that Gujarat had shown Rahul Gandhi as capable of infusing new energy into the party and that the people had begun to see through Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "false propaganda".

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  • Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8 Plus (2018) pricing and availability revealed
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8 Plus (2018) pricing and availability revealed

In Europe, the Samsung Galaxy A8 is going to cost €499 and the Galaxy A8 + (2018) will be priced at €599. Both of them comes in Black, Orchid Grey, Gold and Blue colour options. Presently, a 3GB RAM and 32GB stockpiling variation have been discreetly recorded on the organization's online store in India, while a set up disconnected retailer say...

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  • Apple admits to slowing iPhones to preserve device and battery
Apple admits to slowing iPhones to preserve device and battery

If you've got an older phone and want the best performance, consider getting a battery replacement done - $119 at Apple Stores, and you'll find other "mobile doctors" offering the service cheaper I'm sure. Bogdanovich asserts that the slowdowns are generally just a ploy to get smartphone users to upgrade their devices, therefore allowing Apple...

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  • Magic Leap comes out of stealth, announces Lightware AR headset for 2018
Magic Leap comes out of stealth, announces Lightware AR headset for 2018

The Magic Leap One Creator Edition uses light projected into users' eyes to make their brains see virtual objects in their existing environment. The system consists of a small external computer called a Lightpack, as well as a handheld controller in addition to the glasses.

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  • Facebook can now find your face, even when it's not tagged
Facebook can now find your face, even when it's not tagged

Facebook announced a new optional feature on Tuesday that will alert you of photos posted on the social media platform that you're in, even if no one has tagged you in the photo. When photos and videos are uploaded to Facebook, they are compared to images in the template to determine if there is a match. By looking at photos from an event, for ex...

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  • Facebook data requests shows 2.6% increase through June 2017
Facebook data requests shows 2.6% increase through June 2017

Fifty-seven percent of the data requests we received from law enforcement in the USA contained a non-disclosure order that prohibited us from notifying the user, up from 50% in our last report. The percentage increased 21% globally, from 64,279 to 78,890. (FB) said that requests for user data from governments worldwide continued to increase.

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