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Author: 0 Amazon dominates US market for voice-controlled speakers

In this context, this isn't just Schiller speculating about a product category the company has no interest in. Coming to Apple's AI assistant, the company was the first one to introduce Siri as a functional voice-based assistant to smartphones but it looks like Google Assistant and Amazon Echo have an edge over its competitor thanks to opening up its API to developers for better app integration.

Industry Google stops massive Google Docs phishing attack
Author: 0 Google stops massive Google Docs phishing attack

If that's the malicious app that's gotten access to your account after you clicked on the link it should have a recent 'Authorization Time .' Now, click on that Google Docs app and click 'Remove'. On Wednesday mid-afternoon, several agencies, businesses and schools in the area posted not to open the Google Doc email sent from their department's accounts; they said it was a virus.

Author: 0 Microsoft adds a Surface Laptop to growing stable of devices

The news comes, via Laptop Magazine , from Microsoft's official Windows 10 S FAQ . The OS will also come with a free one-year subscription to Minecraft Education Edition . This could count as a major drawback for the baby Windows 10. Windows Defender and all ongoing security features of Windows 10 are included in Windows 10 S.

Author: 0 Berkshire Hathaway shareholder events continue Sunday

He argued that the American Health Care Act, which passed the House this past week, amounted to "a huge tax cut for guys like me". Billionaire American investor Warren Buffett has denounced the Donald Trump administration's healthcare overhaul as a huge tax cut for wealthy individuals like himself.

Author: 0 Steph Curry and Kevin Durant very impressed with reporter's vocabulary

He also played the fewest minutes of his career per game, and took the fewest shot attempts per game as well. Warriors at Jazz, Golden State leads 3-0. A minor altercation occurred with 1:24 remaining in the contest, when Durant appeared to have shoved Gobert in the back on a boxout opportunity. Curry didn't shoot well (6 of 20 from the field, 3 of 11 on 3-pointers) but scored 18 of his 23 points in the second half.

Industry Xiaomi Redmi 4 teased; to launch in India this month
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi 4 teased; to launch in India this month

Xiaomi Redmi 4 was launched in China past year, along with the Redmi 4 Prime. Soon, he tweeted saying there will be two more products to be launched at the forthcoming release this month. 6,999. It is equipped with 3GB RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage (expandable up to 128GB via a hybrid slot). Though the official launch date of Redmi 4 has not been declared yet, we expect the reports to come true.

Industry OnePlus 5 Sketches Leak, Vertical Dual Camera Setup In Tow
Author: 0 OnePlus 5 Sketches Leak, Vertical Dual Camera Setup In Tow

In fact, the number 5 jersey of former National Basketball Association player Robert Horry might have actually influenced the name since several OnePlus employees are fans of Horry. In addition, it will have a dual camera at 12 megapixels, 64, or 128 GB of ROM, as well as top 835 Qualcomm with eight cores, plus it will be possible to choose a modification with 8 GB of RAM .

Author: 0 Amazon sweeps U.S. market for voice-controlled speakers

The report said that the device would cost most more than the top-end Amazon Echo. In an interview with Gadgets360, Apple executive Phil Schiller espoused the benefits of having a voice-controlled smart assistant which includes a screen in the design - a feature missing from the Amazon Echo and Google Home speaker.

Industry Backer of GOP health care bill dodges pre-existing conditions issue
Author: 0 Backer of GOP health care bill dodges pre-existing conditions issue

And when 217 Republicans cast "aye" votes for the GOP plan on the House floor on Thursday afternoon, their Democratic colleagues bid them a rowdy adieu by singing, "Na na na na, na na na na, hey, hey, hey, goodbye". Their plans for state Medicaid programs also will be scrutinized if massive GOP cuts to Medicaid funding are realized. But the AHCA would limit how much Medicaid will reimburse states, which in turn "will force states to make trade-offs", said Salganicoff.

Industry Royal Enfield plans to invest in Italian superbike Ducati
Author: 0 Royal Enfield plans to invest in Italian superbike Ducati

Two-wheeler manufacturer Royal Enfield may be planning to buy Italian performance motorcycle brand Ducati . A recent report suggests that the Eicher owned two-wheeler subsidiary Royal Enfield is now examining the terms like possible asking price and other acquisition process.

Author: 0 Galaxy Note 8 Is Coming This Year, Samsung Confirms

Revenue was 50.55 trillion won, or about $44.7 billion. The same was 9.56 trillion won in the first quarter of 2013. A memory chip super-cycle and the revival of the mobile business - damaged by the costly failure and fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 past year - look set to underpin Samsung's profitability after the best quarterly result since 2013.

Author: 0 Samsung launches yet another 'problematic phone' in Galaxy S8

Exact figures will of course be revealed once Samsung announces its earnings sometime in July. Eventually Samsung pulled the smartphone from the market, but now it's trying to get back in the game with the launch of the Galaxy S8. Just in case such an adjustment can't be made by phone owners, the company has sent a software update to authorized fix centers that will help them deal with the issue.

Author: 0 Facebook hires 3 000 extra people to review violent content

The number of Facebook users has made it important to monitor content that's broadcast on the platform. Facebook announced this week that it will be hiring 3,000 new employees over the next year to act as monitors. However, the company also doesn't want to be viewed as censoring content or policing opinions of its almost 2 billion users, who use the platform not just to follow friend and family but also access and share news.

Industry Confirmed: OnePlus 5 is Coming This Summer
Author: 0 Confirmed: OnePlus 5 is Coming This Summer

This led to speculations that the upcoming smartphone will indeed skip the OnePlus 4 name and will use the OnePlus 5 as the model name. Another piece of good news on the OnePlus front is that they will continue to release phones. A listing has appeared online for the OnePlus 5 which seems to reveal it all. While this image gives nothing away other than the fact the handset is in the making and that there is a big surprise coming , other leaks have tipped us to more details.

Industry Flipkart, Amazon back with sales: Upto 80% discounts across brands
Author: 0 Flipkart, Amazon back with sales: Upto 80% discounts across brands

Now that may be an exaggeration, but e-commerce companies are some of the fastest money burners around. Amazon and Flipkart, the two largest e-commerce players in the market have two mega sale events lined up for this month. "Since Indian consumers are discount lovers, they are obviously going to love the discounts, if they are genuine", he said. The will be compensating for it by lowering their own margins and providing additional support via cashbacks from payment wallets.

Industry Apple spends $1 billion on manufacturing jobs in the US
Author: 0 Apple spends $1 billion on manufacturing jobs in the US

Apple CEO Tim Cook is taking a page out of President Trump's playbook - announcing Wednesday that the company would be launching a $1 billion fund to boost manufacturing jobs in the United States. For the first three months of 2017, the company recorded $52.9 billion in revenues, which fell just short of the estimated $53 billion predicted by analysts.

Author: 0 National Front to change name after French election defeat

Emmanuel Macron delivers a victory speech after winning the French presidency at his campaign headquarters in Paris on Sunday. "A new page in our long history this evening". "I'm so happy, it feels so good!" "Today, I'm proud to be French". But results of the first-round voting in France showed Mr Macron finishing first with 24.01 per cent of the votes, while Ms Le Pen came in second with 21.3 per cent.

Author: 0 Texas governor signs ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

The first-term Republican governor, who scribbled his signature with flourish, did not provide the public with any advance notice regarding this signing. It has been a multisession effort that, in the end, sends a strong message to law enforcement officers that the rule of law will be upheld in this state by all who take an oath to do so, or there will be consequences".

Industry Wells Fargo says agrees with Warren Buffett and is fixing its problems
Author: 0 Wells Fargo says agrees with Warren Buffett and is fixing its problems

Buffett is right that, for most of his stock-picking history, shareholders have likely been better off leaving their money in his care rather than siphoning the cash into their own accounts by way of dividends: Since 1965, Berkshire Hathaway stock has delivered annualized returns of almost 21%, more than double the S&P 500.

Industry Corbyn relishes Labour's 'historic challenge' to win election
Author: 0 Corbyn relishes Labour's 'historic challenge' to win election

Although that prediction is narrower than the polls, it projects that May would win a solid majority in June's general election. Similarly a large number of Labour voters who voted for BrExit understand that the only party that can make it happen are the Conservatives under Theresa May and so many for perhaps the first time in their lives voted for Conservative and will likely again in even greater numbers on June 8th.

Author: 0 Earnings On Deck For Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

On average, equities research analysts expect that Cypress Semiconductor will post $0.68 EPS for the current year. Outfront Media Inc. (OUT ) has a value of $26.59 per share, noted a price change of 1.37% in last trade session. Closely-held shares are those owned by insiders, major shareholders and employees, while restricted stock refers to insider shares that can not be traded because of a temporary restriction such as the lock-up period after an initial public offering.

Industry McDonald's drive-thru employee helped stop Facebook killer
Author: 0 McDonald's drive-thru employee helped stop Facebook killer

Cops say Stephens' auto came to a stop in the middle of the road near a former elementary school, and then he took his own life. We would have liked to have brought Steve in peacefully and really talked to him about why this happened. "I'm not happy he's dead at all, not at all". Beech Brook, a behavioral health facility in a Cleveland suburb where Stephens had worked since 2008, said in a statement on Tuesday that Stephens had cleared an extensive background check.

Industry Airbus earnings cut in half by lingering problems on three plane programs
Author: 0 Airbus earnings cut in half by lingering problems on three plane programs

Wilhelm said it was a "tough quarter" for the Pratt engine and that the demonstrated performance was "not satisfactory". Airbus Finance Director Harald Wilhelm took aim at USA supplier Pratt & Whitney over engine delays that forced it to deliver fewer A320neos than planned last quarter, despite fresh assurances from the engine maker that it will meet targets.

Industry Volkswagen eyes options for motorbike brand Ducati
Author: 0 Volkswagen eyes options for motorbike brand Ducati

VW has hired the investment banking firm Evercore to offer possible options for the Ducati property, which Audi acquired five years ago for about $935 million. There's always been talk that the VW Group might also offload one or more of its many brands, and if a report out on Wednesday proves accurate the Ducati brand may be the first to go.

Author: 0 Three exciting new features coming to your Facebook

By closing or ignoring this message, you are consenting to our use of cookies. Facebook F8 is an annual conference held by Facebook for developers and entrepreneurs who develop products and provide services on the website. Starting with "basic effects", Zuckerberg showed images of Snapchat-style photo overlays like facemasks, but said that as an open platform users will be able to create their own and "instead of having 10 to 20 options to choose from, you're going to have thousands".

Industry Spotify Purchases Mediachain Labs
Author: 0 Spotify Purchases Mediachain Labs

Mediachain has been investigating how the blockchain capabilities can be used to create a more connected world for music creators and help them reach their audiences and earn a living. A challenge for Spotify and other music streaming services has been getting all the data required to properly license music and pay its creators.

Industry Six Of The National Monuments Being 'Reconsidered' Under Trump Are in California
Author: 0 Six Of The National Monuments Being 'Reconsidered' Under Trump Are in California

Trump's move could upend protections on large swaths of federal land in California and other states that are home to ancient cliff dwellings, towering Sequoias, deep canyons, and ocean habitats where seals, whales, and sea turtles roam. Others have been fiercely contested in Congress and the courts, including designations by Franklin D. Roosevelt (Jackson Hole National Monument , now Grand Teton National Park); Jimmy Carter (vast lands in Alaska); and George W.

Author: 0 Dubai to be Uber's testing ground for flying vehicles

Regulation and safety are two other major hurdles Uber must leap before their technology can take to the skies. If Uber's plans eventually take place and people get the chance to fly over urban areas that have heavy traffic congestion, then this will drastically reduce the use of public transport.

Industry Razer Lancehead & Tournament Edition High-End Mice Specs Revealed
Author: 0 Razer Lancehead & Tournament Edition High-End Mice Specs Revealed

However, the inherently weaker connection they offer compared to a wired mouse can literally cost professional gamers thousands of dollars by messing up a game-winning shot. If interference is detected, AFT automatically switches frequency on the fly to keep the signal clear. You're also getting a 1,000Hz polling rate - that's how many times per second the mouse reports its position to the computer - which is par for the course for top-end mice.

Industry Apple delays Carpool Karaoke
Author: 0 Apple delays Carpool Karaoke

Back in February, Apple excitedly told the world that its first original series, the Carpool Karaoke spin-off, would be launching in April. Reuters reports that Apple , a company known for meticulous and well-planned launches, has twice canceled its launch party plans for the show.

Industry These gorgeous night-time photos were all shot with a Google Pixel
Author: 0 These gorgeous night-time photos were all shot with a Google Pixel

Google researcher Florian Kainz has developed an Android app that is said to help Android users take clear photos even when the conditions are less than ideal. He chose to use a similar bracketing method of merging multiple photos together to get better - and brighter - results. His goal was to try and recreate a low-light, long-exposure shot with a professional DSLR using the mobile sensors inside Google's phones.

Industry Reliance Jio updates old tariffs, here are all plans in detail
Author: 0 Reliance Jio updates old tariffs, here are all plans in detail

To help resolve this, we list out the new bundled data plans launched by Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Airtel, Idea and BSNL. Notably, Jio prepaid plan above Rs 303 is applicable only for Prime Subscribers while for the Post paid users, the company has listed only three plans viz - Rs 309 , Rs 509 and Rs 999 .

Author: 0 Smartphone Market: Not Dead Yet

Phone companies shipped 347.4 million (+4.3 percent) smartphones worldwide in the first quarter of 2017. "And despite any formal announcements from Apple it is safe to say the industry is highly anticipating what comes from this year's iPhone announcements".

Author: 0 Hackers reveal documents showing NSA breached SWIFT money transferring system

The exploits, all with peculiar names that start with the letter E, allowed a hacker to compromise affected computers and affected a variety of Windows versions. Here are some things found in the dump. Beaumont said there was bad news in the release for Microsoft as well. Of course, that leave potential vulnerability for users still clinging to older versions of the operating system, as they're no longer supported.

Author: 0 Play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe With Fandom LIVE!

Most appealing of all, though, is the overhauled Battle Mode . Everyone won't be starting the game at the same skill level. We expect that more stores will announce to restock the Nintendo Switch for the Mario Kart 8 launch. Featuring Nintendo mascot Mario and the familiar background of Mushroom Kingdom from the " Super Mario " games, players controlled when and how Mario would jump as he ran from the start of a stage to its finish.

Industry India files appeal with Pakistan in Kulbhushan Jadhav case
Author: 0 India files appeal with Pakistan in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

According to Radio Pakistan, "the foreign secretary (Janjua) said that Jadhav was a serving Indian naval officer who was involved in nefarious terrorist activities in Pakistan" while rejecting India's request. India denies the allegations. "So we await Pakistan's response". Pakistan has claimed that Kulbhushan Jadhav had been arrested by its security forces from Balochistan on March 3, 2016.

Author: 0 Samsung foresees bigger profit in 2017 as memory chips soar

The company posted 14.66 trillion in revenue, an increase of 9.7 percent from the same period a year ago. "The cancellation of the entire existing shares held by the company was unexpected, and helped boost Samsung Electronics' share price along with its positive earnings outlook", fund manger Park Jung-hoon at HDC Asset Management said.

Industry Maruti Suzuki's Q4 net profit up 16%
Author: 0 Maruti Suzuki's Q4 net profit up 16%

In Q4 FY2017, the company sold 414,439 vehicles, a growth of 15.0 percent over the same period in FY2016. Total income stood at Rs 21,196.10 crore, witnessing growth of 19.24% year-on-year (YoY) and 7.11% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. "At the same time, increase in commodity prices and adverse forex movement partially impacted the annual financial performance", the company said in a statement.

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