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Windows 10 Hello Face Authentication Defeated With Photo Printout
- December 22, 2017

However, HDR support is only available on its premium plan which in Malaysia will cost you RM51. "In addition, both Intel and Nvidia developed GPUs that use 10 bits-per-channel for each of the RGB colours, increasing the colour space that can be represented". (more...)
Facebook signs first-ever music deal with a record label Facebook signs first-ever music deal with a record label
- December 22, 2017

In what's been quite the long-time coming for the social network, Facebook has signed its first-ever deal for music rights with a record label. The licensing agreements would be vital for a successful YouTube streaming service, with music fans unlikely to embrace a platform that has glaring gaps in its catalogue. (more...)
Magic Leap shows off AR headset that ships in 2018 Magic Leap shows off AR headset that ships in 2018
- December 21, 2017

The promise of free-form AR experience is still out there and neither Magic Leap or Microsoft have found it just yet. Magic Leap is giving the public an initial look at its first augmented reality headset, which took six years and almost $1.9 billion from investors to develop. (more...)
Amazon is Finally Selling the Apple TV and Apple TV 4K Amazon is Finally Selling the Apple TV and Apple TV 4K
- December 21, 2017

What is not known is how many times the app has been downloaded leading it to break the record or the app and its record that was broken. After waiting for two years to see the Apple TV 4K back on Amazon , something unexpected happened. (more...)
Again? Two More Problems Frustrate Pixel 2 XL Owners Again? Two More Problems Frustrate Pixel 2 XL Owners
- December 20, 2017

Some Pixel 2 XL owners have only expressed their frustration on official forums, while others reported it on Reddit. A number of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners have reported on the Pixel User Community forums that the included headphone adapter is not working on their phones. (more...)
Trump rejoices on Twitter after Dow notches new record Trump rejoices on Twitter after Dow notches new record
- December 20, 2017

At 12:35 a.m. ET (1735 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 41.31 points, or 0.17 percent, at 24,750.89; and the S&P 500 was down 5.93 points, or 0.22 percent, at 2,684.23. Chocolate maker Hershey announced a deal to buy Amplify Snack Brands. Hershey rose 0.1 percent. In other news, Campbell Soup announced it will buy Snyder's-Lance for almost $4.9 billion. (more...)
Jeep Cherokee revealed ahead of Detroit motor show Jeep Cherokee revealed ahead of Detroit motor show
- December 20, 2017

From the four images released overnight it seems changes at the rear are less extensive, including a less fussy bumper with a cleaner look, while interior revisions appear nearly non-existent. The new model which is due to go on sale later in 2018 has more conservative looks than its predecessor and is similar in style to the latest Compass which Jeep launched in the United Kingdom a few months ago. (more...)
Treasuries Close Firmly Negative As House Approves Tax Reform Bill Treasuries Close Firmly Negative As House Approves Tax Reform Bill
- December 20, 2017

The House passed bill by a vote of 227-203. Only on Friday did Republican leaders cement the needed support for the legislation, securing endorsements from wavering GOP senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Bob Corker of Tennessee. The legislation also repeals an important part of President Barack Obama's health care law - the requirement that all Americans carry health insurance or face a penalty - as the GOP looks to unravel a law it failed to repeal and replace this past summer. (more...)
Google Finally Lets You Mute Autoplay Videos In Chrome -- Here's How Google Finally Lets You Mute Autoplay Videos In Chrome -- Here's How
- December 19, 2017

Chrome 64 also has includes an improved pop-up blocker , better security to prevent you from being auto-directed somewhere malicious, amongst other improvements. Site owners can check whether their site is being found to offering abusive experience by using the Abusive Experiences Report in Google Search Console. (more...)
Kaspersky Lab files lawsuit against Trump administration Kaspersky Lab files lawsuit against Trump administration
- December 19, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security in September issued a directive to USA civilian agencies ordering them to remove Kaspersky Lab from their computer networks within 90 days. Adding tantalizing new details to a cyber-espionage mystery that has rocked the USA intelligence community, Kaspersky also said there was a China link to the hack. (more...)
Google buffs the Google Pixel 2's camera with new apps and features Google buffs the Google Pixel 2's camera with new apps and features
- December 19, 2017

The " Hey Google " hotword is now live, and you'll probably have to reconfigure the voice settings of your phone to start using it. But rest assured, the good ol' " Ok Google " is still able to trigger Assistant. Community manager Orrin, who works at Google , said he would gather additional information and bug reports from affected users. Whether the issue actually gets sussed out and sorted is still yet to be known. (more...)
Man City Thump Tottenham For 16th Consecutive Win Man City Thump Tottenham For 16th Consecutive Win
- December 18, 2017

De Bruyne's 70th-minute goal came shortly after he caught by a awful tackle from Spurs' Dele Alli that saw the midfielder booked, although he could easily have been a red card. "I am proud, I don't want to be humble, I am proud with my staff". "I trust him a lot and past year I thought that he would win everything because I knew the potential Manchester City have with him as a coach", Pique told Telegraph Sport. (more...)
Vivo smartphone beats Apple and Samsung to the punch with new tech Vivo smartphone beats Apple and Samsung to the punch with new tech
- December 18, 2017

Vivo will be the first smartphone maker to have Clear ID, and although you might not be familiar with the brand, they're one of the top five smartphone vendors (excelling overseas). And it sounds like the scanner might work well. An article written by Patrick Moorhead for Forbes explains what it's like to use the reader. This is a critical detail, as companies such as OnePlus that have tried to emulate Apple's facial recognition tech without advanced depth-sensing cameras have had ... (more...)
Brazil great Kaka retiring from soccer at age 35 Brazil great Kaka retiring from soccer at age 35
- December 18, 2017

The Brazilian left MLS in October, parting ways with Orlando City and there was much speculation on what he would do next. Kaka, 35, said AC Milan "recently made this proposal". Having struggled with a series of knee injuries, Kaka returned to Milan for one season in 2013 before leaving for Orlando the following year. As a dribbler, he was able to overcome nearly any challenge with a unique sense of speed and precision but what made him so mesmerizing was his uncanny ability to find ... (more...)
BlackBerry Priv's support officially halted BlackBerry Priv's support officially halted
- December 18, 2017

The BlackBerry Priv has officially reached its end of life, the Canadian major has announced. In a separate blog post it was mentioned that the company is rewarding BBOS and BB10 users for their loyalty in the form of two full years of support at least. (more...)
Uber alleged to have used covert unit to steal secrets Uber alleged to have used covert unit to steal secrets
- December 17, 2017

A new letter , which suggests Uber had setup a covert unit to steal competitors' secrets, has been published by a US court. He had worked as a security analyst for Uber until April of this year when he resigned after being demoted. Private conversations with executives from another company were allegedly recorded. Jacobs says the human surveillance was directed by former chief security officer Joe Sullivan on behalf of then CEO Travis Kalanick. (more...)
Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X With Support for VR, HDR Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X With Support for VR, HDR
- December 16, 2017

With next-generation processors, a stunning Retina 5K display, the most powerful graphics ever in a Mac, super-fast storage and advanced I/O [input/output], iMac Pro is created to handle the most demanding pro workflows and is the first all-in-one built from the ground up to deliver true workstation-class performance. (more...)
Microsoft introduces AI to Office 365, including Word, Excel and Outlook Microsoft introduces AI to Office 365, including Word, Excel and Outlook
- December 15, 2017

The company also announced a new partnership between Reddit and Bing. New AI capabilities in Office 365 for Outlook, Word and Excel now deliver personalized experiences that harness the power of intelligence to help people work smarter and focus on what matters most. (more...)
IOS 11.2.5 Beta 1 Released IOS 11.2.5 Beta 1 Released
- December 15, 2017

According to security researchers, iOS 11.2 contains a security flaw that allows hackers to take control of the HomeKit app, which is used to operate smart gadgets in the home, including doors and security systems. It is advisable to use a Wi-Fi connection to download the over-the-air update. But by rushing out the new update, it just exposed more problems and led to a security glitch that potentially left users vulnerable to hacking in their homes. (more...)
Toyota & Panasonic May Create Joint Venture For EV Battery Development Toyota & Panasonic May Create Joint Venture For EV Battery Development
- December 15, 2017

The announcement builds upon an existing agreement with Panasonic , the global market leader in automotive lithium-ion batteries, which is already behind the batteries found in Toyota's hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles. "In order for Japan to survive this era of profound change with no natural resources, we must develop competitive batteries and establish systems for a stable supply", Toyoda said. (more...)
Video Game Developer Jam City Announces 'Harry Potter' Mobile Video Game Video Game Developer Jam City Announces 'Harry Potter' Mobile Video Game
- December 15, 2017

Rowling's spellbinding lore, and it will be an exciting, fun way for fans to experience the Wizarding World". Jam City says Hogwarts Mystery will be a story-focused game, and although exact gameplay details have yet to be announced, the little information we do know already has us quite excited for its release . (more...)
We Have Another Trippy Trailer For Natalie Portman's 'Annihilation' On Our Hands We Have Another Trippy Trailer For Natalie Portman's 'Annihilation' On Our Hands
- December 14, 2017

A new trailer for Alex Garland's (ExMachina) next movie, based on Jeff VanderMeer's novel of the same name, illuminates the odd threats facing humankind. Annihilation hits theaters February 23. The new trailer shows Portman in the other "world", if that's the best way we can describe it. Recently, there's been reports of a behind-the-scenes clash on the post-production and distribution of the film. (more...)
Google's AR Stickers are now making their way to Pixel phones Google's AR Stickers are now making their way to Pixel phones
- December 13, 2017

At the top of the screen, you will see all of the packs which include Star Wars , Stranger Things , Foodmoji, Text, and Blocks. The only devices now running Android 8.1 are Google's Pixel and Pixel 2 phones, so you'll need one of those to get in on the fun. (more...)
Apple Has Officially Acquired Shazam For A Whopping $400 Million Apple Has Officially Acquired Shazam For A Whopping $400 Million
- December 13, 2017

Also, said that we have exciting plans in the store and looking forward to combining with Shazam . Shazam , one of the first apps to be popular globally, has been downloaded over 1 billion times and is used 20 million times a day around the world. (more...)
Tag: Nokia 2018 specifications Tag: Nokia 2018 specifications
- December 13, 2017

NOKIA 6 (2018) as seen on Tenna . The rear-faced fingerprint scanner means the smartphone is likely to have narrow bezels and a taller display just like the recently launched smartphone. What exactly the Nokia 9 will do to set itself apart from the updated models of older Nokia phones remains to be seen. It is also likely to come with 32GB internal storage and a fingerprint sensor. (more...)