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ExpensiveWall: Banking Trojan targets Android users with fake SMS messages

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As the second cyber-attack on Android devices in the past year, at least 50 apps were infected by ExpensiveWall after being collectively downloaded between 1 million and 4.2 million times. Since Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean), the operating system has displayed a pop-up message to inform users that an app is trying to send an SMS message to a premium short number and ask for confirmation. Read More »

Peconic Partners LLC Continues to Hold Stake in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

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The volume of the particular stock is the shares bought and sold in a single trading day. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 70,358 shares in the company, valued at approximately $11,327,638. Apple Inc . has a one year low of $89.47 and a one year high of $132.94. Argus reiterated an "outperform" rating and issued a $160.00 price target on shares of Apple in a research note on Monday, May 15th. Read More »

Facebook to open AI lab in Montreal headed by McGill professor

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Heading the Facebook AI lab is McGill University associate professor Joelle Pineau. As is the case with researchers working at Facebook's AI labs in Menlo Park, New York and Paris, researchers at the Montreal lab will be able to openly talk about their work and collaborate with people at other institutions. Read More »

Destiny 2 Xur location and items, September 15-19

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Each of the items is at a power level of 270 - a base power of 265, plus a legendary mod that raises the value by 5. For hardcore players these prices are fairly low (I've amassed around 400 legendary shards so far). The icon showing where he is appears on the map and can be tracked to make getting to him easier. It does a lot of damage to bosses and other enemies with large health bars, due to the rate of fire being almost instant at after a couple shots. Read More »

Listen, old men really do have big ears

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For this achievement, Fardin was awarded this year's Ig Nobel Physics Prize before an audience of more than 1000 people, including genuine Nobel laureates, during a ceremony here at Harvard University's Sanders Theatre. The biology prize went to Japanese-Brazilian-Swiss team Kazunori Yoshizawa, Yoshitaka Kamimura, Rodrigo Ferreira, and Charles Lienhard for their discovery of cave insects with male vaginas and female penises. Read More »

Microsoft pitches encrypted Azure to keep cloud data secret

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A visual of how Azure confidential computing works. Microsoft says this feature will make sure data stays away from prying eyes, including hackers, government warrants or even Microsoft itself. It's a safeguard that remains active as along as code is being executed in a TEE. The bottom of this post includes a list of Microsoft Research papers related to confidential computing. Read More »

Your Android backups will be deleted if your device is inactive

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But then, if we switch our phone, and don't use the device for about a week or two - Google may simply delete all the saved data (the back up) and we may never get access to them ever again. Even if Google does not explicitly tell everyone about this deadline, there is actually an expiration date under the backup folder. According to Apple's terms , This will delete "device settings, device characteristics, photos and videos, documents, messages (iMessage, SMS, and MMS), ringtones, app ... Read More »

IPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus Arrive at Vodafone on 22/9

We have no reason to suspect Apple isn't telling the truth, and the message on the phone's screen after Federighi tried to Face ID-unlock it confirms Apple's story. This is where Face ID is potentially a bit different. Created to replace Apple's fingerprint-enabled Touch ID, which disappeared along with the iPhone's home button to enable a front face that's almost all screen, Face ID lets users unlock their devices and verify purchases through facial recognition technology. Read More »

Apple iPhone X hands-on review

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Plus, now you can wake the phone by just double-tapping the screen when it is asleep. Cook said the premium iPhone X - not the letter but the number 10 - "will set the path for technology for the next decade". "While the immediate opportunity is with Apple Pay , I would expect adoption [integration] across any authentication point for any conceivable service - of course, running on Apple's ecosystem". Read More »

The iPhone X demands faith

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The chief executive of Canadian mobile phone company BCE said Tuesday that the iPhone X had the "product price we're all fearing". The iPhone 8 64GB price costs Rs 64,000 while 256GB variant will be available for Rs 77,000. Cook called Apple Watch the No. 1 watch in the world before pressing play on a video montage than showcased testimonials from Watch wearers. So what can we expect from iPhone X? It's ugly. Read More »

IPhone X: Check out funniest internet memes for Apple's US$999 smartphone

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If you want more room, it'll cost you a whopping $1,149. Need a date from Antiquity? The iPhone X looks very much like an attempt to recapture some of the spirit surrounding the original. The iPhone 8 series is just an incremental upgrade. As a longstanding Android user though, this isn't actually anything all that new; Android phones from Samsung and LG have been doing this for years. Read More »

Google Reveal New Pixel Phones On Oct 5th

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While most rumors were speculating that Pixel 2 will be unveiled on October 5, it seems like it will happen a day earlier. In synchronization, Google has also released an online campaign on YouTube asking questions such as 'what's wrong with my phone's battery?', 'Why is my phone always out of storage?', 'Why does my phone take so many blurry photos?', 'Why doesn't my phone understand me?', 'Why can't my phone update itself?' and more. Read More »

Cassini still sending data in final dive

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That plunge is almost upon us: The loss of signal indicating Cassini's death is expected at 4:55 a.m. PDT (7:55 a.m. EDT; 1155 GMT) Friday. Facebook: http://facebook.com/nasajpl and http://facebook.com/NASA . Further work by Cassini indicated that this water is coming from a buried ocean, which likely contains a source of chemical energy for microbes, if any ever evolved on that distant moon. Read More »

Apple Watch Series 3: Australian Price & Release Date

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You can only buy the stainless steel case in Global Positioning System + cellular for $849 in 38mm and $919 in 42mm. The non-cellular version is only available in aluminum. Apple also expressed its interest in measuring heart arrhythmia, or abnormal heart rhythms, via its Apple Heart Study partnership with the medical community. Read More »

Nintendo relance la production de la NES Mini en Europe

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Le paradis des spéculateurs donc. Le célèbre constructeur japonais s'est donc engagé à continuer à produire des NES Mini en 2018, qui seront seront disponibles à partir de l'été prochain. La SNES Classic mini comprend deux manettes et 21 jeux préinstallés. Jusqu'ici, nous avions annoncé que [sa commercialisation] cesserait à la fin de cette année. Read More »

United States senator raises privacy fears over Face ID in iPhone X

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Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Wednesday called on Apple to more fully explain how the facial-recognition system on its new iPhone X will protect the privacy of its users and whether the data will be shared with law enforcement. Face ID learns your face, every time you glance at the iPhone - even in dark. When Craig Federighi took the iPhone, it showed him the Passcode window. Read More »

Jaguar's going racing with the battery-electric I-Pace

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The racecars will be produced by Jaguar's Special Vehicle Operations team based on the I-Pace SUV that goes on sale next year. After being entering the FIA Formula E Championship in 2016, Jaguar Racing is going a step further. " This championship will provide additional entertainment to fans between sessions, and it shows the advance in technology around batteries and exciting performance of the electric". Read More »

IPhone X: Face ID will be limited to one face per phone

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Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota sent a letter to Apple Wednesday evening voicing his concerns of the new iPhone X's "Face ID" technology. "People were handling the device for stage demo ahead of time", says a rep, "and didn't realize Face ID was trying to authenticate their face". They also all support fast charging and wireless charging , as Apple is also going to be selling the AirPower mat in 2018. Read More »

Singapore's Temasek mulling investment in AR start-up Magic Leap

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According to a report from Bloomberg , the company which has already raised over $1.3 billion is expecting to raise another $500 million. The same Bloomberg report claims that Magic Leap is aiming to bring its augmented reality glasses to market for a small group of users in six months, with the device likely to ship at $1,500 to $2,000 a headset, significantly more expensive than other augmented and virtual reality glasses now on the market. Read More »

Apple officially explains the reason behind Face ID demo fail

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Furthermore, the absence of a physical Home button left questions about how to activate some iPhone X Accessibility features. Face ID did not recognize his face. With the iPhone 8 Plus , Portrait Mode is no longer in beta. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have an all-glass design and can be charged wirelessly. Read More »

Polaroid Original launched the New Instant Camera and i-Type Film

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Today, Smolokowski has a new title-CEO of Polaroid Originals-and a new camera to show off: a reboot of the OneStep called the OneStep 2 . This is pretty fantastic news for fans of Polaroid cameras and instant photography. Thanks to an acquisition by the largest shareholder in Impossible Project, Polaroid analog photography is back. The i-Type has been developed for optimization of the new model and will not work on vintage models. Read More »

Apple iPhone 7 & 7 Plus Red Kicked Out

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And brace yourself if you're getting an iPhone X: it'll cost $199 to get your device covered. Finally, the low-end iPhone SE and your iPad of choice continue to be insured against two incidents of accidental damage for two years from your original purchase date in exchange for just $99. Read More »

Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Pitney Bowes (PBI) Stock Price

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The stock rose 0.79% or $0.1 reaching $12.72. Moreover, Vertex One Asset Management Inc. has 1.31% invested in the company for 304,655 shares. Speaking of monthly performance, PBI tapped a -0.23% decline. The stock increased 0.79% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $12.72. About 3.52 million shares traded or 67.62% up from the average. Read More »

Windows Fall Creators Update will shake up privacy settings

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In April, we outlined significant enhancements made to the Windows 10 Creators Update that gives you more control to make informed decisions about your privacy . What are your views about Windows 10 Fall Creators Update? Users will now be prompted for access to features before the app is allowed to use them. Read More »

Ghost Recon Wildlands PvP mode is getting an open beta

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The new PvP mode is called Ghost War and two teams of four will battle it out in a team deathmatch based on the tactical squad mode from the base game. The open beta will feature five unique maps along with six of the twelve distinct classes which each of their own characteristics, weapons, perks and customisation options. Read More »

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Position Lifted by Pacer Advisors Inc

The Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt holds 52,699 shares with $3.87M value, up from 11,152 last quarter. The SI to Cummins Incorporated's float is 2.02%. Whittier Tru Of Nevada reported 0.06% in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). Therefore 82% are positive. 06/21/2017 - Adobe Systems Incorporated had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. Read More »

Samsung to join Audi as a major investor in TTTech

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The world's largest smartphone maker is breaking into the automotive technology world. Samsung Electronics is setting up a new fund to invest in the automotive market. Samsung has secured licenses for on-road testing of autonomous driving software and hardware under development in South Korea and California. "If we were not acquired by Samsung, in five years' time we would have been struggling", Paliwal said. Read More »

Bluetooth Can Put Security and Privacy of Users at Risk

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All these devices though are at risk, and the reason behind it is a Bluetooth flaw. Armis Labs, an Internet-of-Things security company, informs that it discovered a Bluetooth vulnerability codenamed BlueBorne that can affect billions of devices, including Android and iPhone smartphones, Linux and Windows PCs, or even smart appliances like TVs, security cameras, medical devices and sound systems. Read More »

Google Pixel XL 2 Appears on FCC Listings

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LG have done a much better job than HTC at concealing details of the device which is disappointing. The smaller of the two, Pixel 2 smartphone was spotted on FCC listing a few weeks ago. While we know that the Pixel 2 features a Snapdragon 835 processor and a squeezable "Active Edge" frame, very little is known about the device's big brother. Read More »

Google to launch digital payment service Tez on September 18

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According to The-Ken.com, on September 18, " Google , Alphabet Inc 's subsidiary, will make an entry into India's fast growing and super competitive digital payment ecosystem". TechCrunch pointed out that this would be a big deal because Google hasn't made a big push into payments outside of the United States and, while it has a strong consumer presence in India, revenue from the country is nothing to write home about. Read More »

Apple announces new Apple Watch series 3 with LTE connectivity

You can place an order for a new Series 3 on 15 September 2017, and it becomes generally available on 22 September 2017. The Apple Watch Series 3 has the same OLED display of its predecessors, which means it's a 1.65in screen with a resolution of 272 x 340 for the 38mm and 312 x 390 pixels for the 42mm version. Read More »

Square Enix's Project Octopath Traveler coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018

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The combat system appears to have that winning combination: simple enough to get into, yet deep enough to offer flexibility. As part of today's Nintendo Direct Stream Square Enix and Nintendo gave us another glimpse at Project Octopath Traveler , a new Nintendo Switch exclusive RPG from numerous same minds behind the Bravely Default series. Read More »