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Drinking Diet Soda Can Increase Risk Of Dementia, Stroke
- April 22, 2017

Scientists have put forth various hypotheses about how artificial sweeteners may cause harm, from transforming gut bacteria to altering the brain's perception of "sweet", but "we need more work to figure out the underlying mechanisms", said Boston University's Matthew Pase, who is lead author on the two studies. (more...)
Microsoft brings iOS and Android Authenticator to Windows account sign Microsoft brings iOS and Android Authenticator to Windows account sign
- April 22, 2017

It's powered with the company's own Office 365 integration and "intelligent algorithm". As far as I can tell this means that each day you start with a clean slate and the app suggests which tasks in your list would be good to make a start on today. (more...)
Apple to replace iPad 4th gen with iPad Air 2 Apple to replace iPad 4th gen with iPad Air 2
- April 20, 2017

So it is only natural for the company to have the Air 2 more readily available. MacBook Air and iPad 4 are notably being sold with chunkier discounts in nearly all retail stores. Those who might still have been holding on to their iPad 4 devices and it requires a service could be in for a pleasant surprise; for Apple is now providing the more up-to-date iPad Air 2 as replacement devices. (more...)
Instagram Adds Offline Mode on Android Instagram Adds Offline Mode on Android
- April 20, 2017

You can now like or comment on other users' photos, or even follow and unfollow accounts, without any data connection. It may be because you're in a rush, or because the idyllic scenery you're shooting is so remote there isn't a data connection. (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest
- April 19, 2017

During the past three month period the stock surged 14.41% and increased 85.95% in past six month. Canaccord Genuity restated a "buy" rating and issued a $14.00 target price on shares of Advanced Micro Devices in a report on Friday, January 27th. (more...)
Ricky Hatton Says It's Ricky Hatton Says It's "Right Time" for Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko
- April 19, 2017

The former unified heavyweight champion, who is still recognized as the lineal ruler, goaded Joshua as insults were traded in public view. The IBF heavyweight champion is now preparing to face-off against one of the most highly regarded heavyweights in recent memory when he steps in the ring with Wladimir Klitschko at a 90,000-capacity sold-out Wembley on 29 April. (more...)
Overwatch's Genji and Hanamura Map Added to Heroes of the Storm Overwatch's Genji and Hanamura Map Added to Heroes of the Storm
- April 19, 2017

Blizzard is also releasing a new battleground based on Hanamura , Genji's home turf. Heroes of the Storm's version of Hanamura includes new mercenaries and objectives, as well as "explosive payloads". His heroic abilities are Dragonblade, which is essentially a stronger version of Swift strike, and X-Strike. Shuriken: Throw 3 Shuriken in a spread pattern, each dealing 65 damage to the first enemy hit. (more...)
Protesting 'low pay', Ola, Uber drivers on strike today Protesting 'low pay', Ola, Uber drivers on strike today
- April 18, 2017

Uber passengers always have the option to leave a cash tip, but many choose not to because they don't have cash on them or simply because they aren't encouraged to. The taxi commission plans to propose its rules on tipping by July, a spokeswoman told Quartz. This time , it's over the ride-hailing company's app, which doesn't include a tipping option. (more...)
Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars tribute is 'therapy'
- April 17, 2017

We even examined why the Jedi's time has come to an end. I'm not crying over the The Last Jedi poster and trailer. Lucasfilm also live-streamed to fans worldwide the first movie trailer that features Rey, played by Daisy Ridley, wielding a light sabre under the guidance of Luke Skywalker who tells her that it's time for the Jedi to end. (more...)
Microsoft says users are protected from alleged NSA malware
- April 16, 2017

That does mean that older Windows XP or Windows Vista systems could still be vulnerable to three of the exploits released, but it's unlikely that Microsoft will supply patches for these older versions of Windows as they're already unsupported. (more...)
Twitch is now selling games and hands over rewards Twitch is now selling games and hands over rewards
- April 15, 2017

Now, if they are really enjoying what they see, there's no need to leave in order to buy that game. The others require different software or an account for that specific game. To access your purchased games, simply open up the app that it's tied to. As it stands there will be 50 titles available for purchase, with more planned for the future. (more...)
Google Photos will smooth your most nausea-inducing videos Google Photos will smooth your most nausea-inducing videos
- April 14, 2017

Tap on it to commence video processing. Starting with the new and visible feature in the Photos v2.13 app on Android , the video stabilisation add-on. We still have no idea what Google plans to do with Google+ since they seem to be spinning off various features of it into brand new products. Once you hit the stabilize button you simply have to wait for it to finish and the timing here will depend on how long the video itself is and at what resolution you recorded it at, as well as a couple ... (more...)
Infiniti reveals first look of QX80 Monograph luxury SUV Infiniti reveals first look of QX80 Monograph luxury SUV
- April 13, 2017

Company added that the new concept combines luxury and also demonstrates high levels of space and utility for which the QX80 production auto was built at the first pace. While the two body-on-frame SUVs may wear different front and rear ends, the duo share almost identical interiors and mechanical components. The appearance of the sharper, thinner tail-lamps are mirrored in the wide twin exhausts, which feature a gloss-black aerofoil in between to encourage smoother air flow off the back of ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 proves to be more popular than S7
- April 13, 2017

Galaxy S8 Plus. The company says you won't be able to talk to Bixby until " later this spring ". It said that only the voice assistant would not be available which was considered to be the unique feature. " Bixby Voice will be available in the United States on the Galaxy S8 later this spring", Samsung's statement reads . Samsung did not give any reason for the delay in Bixby Voice rollout, but it is certainly a letdown since Samsung hyped the feature so much at the time of launch. (more...)
MS Office Affected By Zero-Day Attack MS Office Affected By Zero-Day Attack
- April 13, 2017

Because.hta is readable, the attacker gets full code performance on the machine of the victim. They added that the vulnerability enables attackers to download and execute malware payloads from different well-known malware families. But now security firms FireEye and McAfee have discovered a new attack strategy that takes advantage of Windows Object Linking and Embedding ( OLE ). (more...)
Google blocks invasive Burger King ad from taking over Google Home Google blocks invasive Burger King ad from taking over Google Home
- April 13, 2017

It appears that Google Home will continue chatting even after the commercial ends. On Google's Home speaker and supported smartphones, shouting, "OK Google" wakes Google's artificial intelligence-powered service in a jiffy. The logo of US fast food group Burger King is seen at a restaurant in Bruettisellen, Switzerland October 11, 2016. Interestingly, it looks like Burger King edited that entry to get it to include the Whopper's ingredient list. (more...)
Burger King's Whopper gets negative definitions in ad stunt Burger King's Whopper gets negative definitions in ad stunt
- April 13, 2017

One of which (via Engadget ) altered the product description to: "The Whopper is a burger, consisting of a flame-grilled patty made with 100% rat and toenail clippings with no preservatives or fillers, topped with sliced tomatoes, onions, lettuce, pickles, ketchup and mayonnaise, served on a sesame seed bun". (more...)
Hillary Clinton says 'misogyny played a role' in USA presidential election loss
- April 10, 2017

This is a women's empowerment conference. And it is continues to play a role in the Trump administration, she alleged, noting that the number of women in Trump's government is "the lowest it's been in a generation". She also said that the picture is like a skit from " Saturday Night Live ". But she repeated blame dished out a year ago before campaign donors that Federal Bureau of Investigation intervention over her email scandal and Russian attempts to sway the outcome of vote in Trump's ... (more...)
Louis CK goes on an epic, sweary rant about Trump Louis CK goes on an epic, sweary rant about Trump
- April 07, 2017

But the people who voted for him, like a member of Colbert's audience, he sees them as "victims of the lying". "Then you have a liar - nearly like a problem; they can't help it, they lie a lot". "Then you have a liar, somebody who it's nearly like a problem, they lie a lot". "I guess he's not as profound as I thought he was", the comedian said of Trump during an appearance on "The Late Show " Tuesday night. (more...)
Israeli election moved because it clashes with Britney Spears concert Israeli election moved because it clashes with Britney Spears concert
- April 06, 2017

There's a ton of shit going on in the world rn, but Israel proved it has its priorities in order by delaying its election because of a Britney concert! As The Guardian reports, the " Toxic " singer has a concert scheduled in Israel on July 3, slated to be held at Hayarkon Park in Tel Aviv - the same day that Israel's Labour Party had planned to hold its leadership election, at a convention centre at the same facility where the concert will be held. (more...)
Moto G5 smartphone launched, priced at INR 11999 Moto G5 smartphone launched, priced at INR 11999
- April 05, 2017

It will be available online starting tonight at 12 AM. Basically aimed at expanding the base of Amazon Prime lovers, the Moto G5 focuses on a service-oriented model and is shipped with the entire Amazon Suit bundle along with Amazon Prime shopping benefits. (more...)
The Yahoo name will live on under Oath The Yahoo name will live on under Oath
- April 05, 2017

First reported by Business Insider , the new brand was confirmed in a tweet by AOL's chief executive Tim Armstrong this afternoon. He didn't elaborate on the plan or explain the name. Last year, Yahoo revealed major security breaches that exposed account information of more than 1 billion user accounts. "This transaction also sets up a great opportunity for Yahoo to build further distribution and accelerate our work in mobile, video, native advertising, and social", said Marissa Mayer ... (more...)
Videogame We Happy Few is getting a movie adaptation Videogame We Happy Few is getting a movie adaptation
- April 04, 2017

WHF is being produced by Paul Brooks' Gold Circle Films and dj2 Entertainment's Dmitri M. Johnson and Dan Jevons , with dj2's Stephan Bugaj executive producing. In retrospect, We Happy Few has an ideal storyline built for the big screen. Video game movies often fall flat because they can't measure up to the memories players hold dear from when they first experienced Doom or Assassin's Creed or World of Warcraft or Street Fighter or [insert literally any game that's good but ... (more...)
What the death of broadband privacy rules means What the death of broadband privacy rules means
- April 02, 2017

The measure, she said , is "about increasing profits at the expense of the privacy of the American people". Does the move allow internet companies to invade your privacy? Grant said consumers aren't asking for an outright ban on such surveillance. (more...)
Destiny 2 Is Officially Announced by Bungie Destiny 2 Is Officially Announced by Bungie
- March 30, 2017

Twitter user Nibel also shared some observations on the new " Destiny 2 " image , writing that the poster shows the destruction of the Last City , which was saved by the Traveler in " Destiny ." in the "Destiny 2" poster, however, darkness has fallen and there's fire everywhere. (more...)
Ford recall includes Escape SUVs made in Louisville Ford recall includes Escape SUVs made in Louisville
- March 30, 2017

The company is alerting 230,000 owners of four 2013 through 2015 models, including Fusion mid-size cars, Escape SUVs, Fiesta ST subcompacts and Transit Connect vans with 1.6-Liter turbocharged engines. Driving at speeds over 75 miles per hour can result in a resonance frequency that can facture the transmission along with driveline components. Dealerships will replace the current two-piece driveshaft in favor of a three-piece unit with two center bearing brackets. (more...)
Ford recalling 441000 vehicles over engine fires, faulty door latches Ford recalling 441000 vehicles over engine fires, faulty door latches
- March 30, 2017

Ford has 29 reports of fires, but no injuries. There are approximately 230,756 vehicles equipped with 1.6-liter GTDI engines located in North America, including 208,584 in the United States and federalized territories, 21,854 in Canada and 318 in Mexico. (more...)
Comcast to expand streaming service amid cord-cutting trend
- March 29, 2017

Matt Strauss, Comcast Cable's EVP and GM of video and entertainment services stated in an interview a year ago, "While Stream is, at the moment, comprised of a skinny bundle, the strategies behind Stream is much more around how we're going to transform the overall end-to-end customer experience, and Stream is just one example of how we are expanding into that terrain". (more...)
Could the Samsung Factory Fire Affect Galaxy S8 Production?
- March 28, 2017

There'll probably be a Galaxy S8 and a Galaxy S8 Plus. The S8 Plus, on the other hand, will come with 6.2-inch touchscreen display. Samsung also recently launched Samsung Pay in India, which will be a big selling point for the Samsung Galaxy S8 when it goes on sale in April. (more...)
Westminster attack: Eiffel Tower falls dark in solidarity with London terror victims Westminster attack: Eiffel Tower falls dark in solidarity with London terror victims
- March 24, 2017

At midnight on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, the Tower will go dark in solidarity with those killed. The attacker then attempted to storm into Parliament before being confronted by a police officer and named this evening as Keith Palmer. The vehicle, a gray Hyundai i40, then continued down towards Parliament before colliding into a gate. Meanwhile monuments around the world have been lit up in the colours of the British flag to show support and solidarity with the London victims. (more...)