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WannaCry ransomware hackers cash out with $140000 windfall

WannaCry ransomware hackers cash out with $140000 windfall

The spilt broke bitcoin into two cryptocurrencies: bitcoin and bitcoin cash. According to Quartz , the Bitcoin is likely to have been sent through a "mixer", obscuring its trail as the attacker...

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Facebook is changing its News Feed to favor websites that load faster

Facebook is changing its News Feed to favor websites that load faster

The newest update will roll out in a few months. Perhaps an admission that IA hasn't quite delivered the expected results, Facebook in May added an extension to make IA publisher content compatibl...

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Samsung Leader 8 is a flip phone with flagship smartphone specs

Samsung Leader 8 is a flip phone with flagship smartphone specs

The handset is built from airplane-grade aluminium alloy, and boasts a 4.2-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display on both the inside and outside of the device. 5-megapixel front facing camera with f/1.9 ap...

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Kesha bringing her 'Rainbow' tour to Lakewood Civic Auditorium

Kesha bringing her 'Rainbow' tour to Lakewood Civic Auditorium

This live performance will also give fans a quick preview of what they can expect from her upcoming tour that's set to kick off next month with a show in Birmingham, Alabama and take her across the ...

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Microsoft Releases Smaller Xbox Adapter for Windows 10, 3 New Controllers

Microsoft Releases Smaller Xbox Adapter for Windows 10, 3 New Controllers

Each controller pairs with any Xbox One/Xbox One X console, while the new Xbox wireless adapter for Windows 10 is half the size of the previous adapter. Both are expected to ship out on August 3. P...

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Microsoft and Tobii team up to add Eye Control to Windows 10

Microsoft and Tobii team up to add Eye Control to Windows 10

Microsoft is today releasing another new build of Windows 10 for PCs, as well as Mobile devices. "Having Eye Control in Windows 10 continues to bridge the gap between widely used technology and peop...

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Mobile wins all awards in latest OpenSignal report on USA networks

Mobile wins all awards in latest OpenSignal report on USA networks

Among other report findings , T-Mobile stood out from the pack, surpassing Verizon in every metric used. In fact, OpenSignal found in its testing that T-Mobile had the fastest network speeds of a...

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Raids at Karnataka Minister Home, Resort housing Congress 42 MLAs

Income Tax department conducts searches at 39 locations related to Karnataka Energy minister D K Shivakumar. The search at the state Power Minister's posh residence in the city's upscale suburb ...

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IBM Sets New Storage Density Record

IBM Sets New Storage Density Record

Magnetic tape has been available as a storage medium for over 60 years and while newer media like spinning disks and, more recently, flash storage have come along, tape has always remained a viable ch...

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ASUS ZenFone 4 With Dual Rear Cameras Shown Off In New Teaser

ASUS ZenFone 4 With Dual Rear Cameras Shown Off In New Teaser

The launch will be held on August 19 in Manila, seeing as ASUS has a huge following in the Philippines, the so-called social media capital of the world. Let us take two such examples, the ASUS Zenf...

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Opposition parties demand rollback of LPG price rise

Opposition parties demand rollback of LPG price rise

Sudip Bandopadhyay (Trinamool Congress) said the steady increase in the LPG cylinder price by the NDA government had been highest in the last six years. Every household is entitled to 12 cylinders of ...

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Peugeot officially completes Opel takeover

Peugeot officially completes Opel takeover

Its largest shareholders remain the Peugeot family, the French government, and Chinese automaker Dongfeng, each of which holds 13.68 percent in the company. auto giant General Motors (GM) for decade...

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Facebook's next crack at hardware could be a video chat device

Facebook's next crack at hardware could be a video chat device

One feature would have the camera automatically scan the room to lock onto people's faces. However, Facebook might abandon the speaker due to a packed market in favor of full focus on the video chat...

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Windows Subsystem for Linux exits beta, coming later this year

Windows Subsystem for Linux exits beta, coming later this year

These OSes include Ubuntu and openSUSE, with Fedora due soon, and other distros due to be added over time . Microsoft has made it official that its Windows Subsystem for Linux , a.k.a. At this tim...

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Former Google SVP Says Android Photography Is Years behind iPhone

Former Google SVP Says Android Photography Is Years behind iPhone

According to Gundotra, the primary reason why all Android phones basically suck at photography is because they run Android, and Android as an operating system is quite fragmented. Samsung gallery or...

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Sony Pictures is buying the Japanese anime distributor behind 'Dragon Ball Z'

Sony Pictures is buying the Japanese anime distributor behind 'Dragon Ball Z'

Sony Pictures Television has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Texas-based Funimation Productions Ltd., a distributor of Japanese anime content, valuing the company at about $150 mil...

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Mass Effect Andromeda Development Studio Merging with Motive Studios

Mass Effect Andromeda Development Studio Merging with Motive Studios

The confirmation comes after a report back in May suggested that EA is downsizing the Andromeda team following the game's poor reception. "What's coming next for BioWare is very exciting, and we...

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Big Sean, Pharrell, Stevie Wonder to Perform at Global Citizen Festival

Big Sean, Pharrell, Stevie Wonder to Perform at Global Citizen Festival

This is the United States of all the people, of all cultures and ethnicities. If you don't win the first time, there are more chances. Musician Stevie Wonder performs onstage during The Art of Ely...

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Apple trades at record as fiscal third-quarter earnings beat expectations

Apple trades at record as fiscal third-quarter earnings beat expectations

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AAPL . Apple Inc . shares were trading at $149.01 per share on Tuesday aftern...

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Pokemon Go's European Events Postponed

Pokemon Go's European Events Postponed

Hopefully, this announcement will also clarify whether Articuno is gone for good. Moltres will hang around for a week, and then it will be replaced by Zapdos. This event will tie in perfectly with the...

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HP launches VR backpack for professional training

HP launches VR backpack for professional training

HP is marketing its latest Z VR Backpack as a workstation PC for all kinds of businesses like theme parks, automotive showrooms, real estate agencies, and anything else that might have a use for VR te...

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Google rolling out ad blocker to Chrome Dev and Canary for Android

Google rolling out ad blocker to Chrome Dev and Canary for Android

Google deciding to integrate an ad blocker right into its own browser in very interesting. As for now, the ad-blocking feature does not seem to come to the stable Chrome builds on both mobile and desk...

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Being a Good Neighbour with the 2018 Ford Mustang GT

Being a Good Neighbour with the 2018 Ford Mustang GT

The system uses an active valve performance exhaust system that closes valves to restrict the amount of noise made by the vehicle. The "Good Neighbor Mode", as it's called will also allow those who ...

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Resident Evil Revelations Releasing Soon on New Consoles

Resident Evil Revelations Releasing Soon on New Consoles

Capcom announced the news early this morning in a press release. In Resident Evil Revelations series veterans Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield return as they explore the abandoned "Queen Zenobia"...

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Moto G5S vs Moto G5: What's new?

Another area where the Moto G5S is an improvement over the G5 is battery life. The S in the branding stands for Special. However, Roland Quandt has tweeted that it will come with a price tag of arou...

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Is '13 Reasons Why' Helping Kids Kill Themselves?

Is '13 Reasons Why' Helping Kids Kill Themselves?

Researchers found that for nearly three weeks afterward, there were at least 900,000 more than expected Google searches including the word " suicide ". That's according to a new study about the s...

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Burqa-clad militants loot bank at Arwani

Burqa-clad militants loot bank at Arwani

Efforts are on to nab the culprits", the spokesman said. The official said during the initial investigation conducted by the police with the help of CCTV footage, it has been found that HM militants...

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PlayStation 4 Sales Tumble for the First Quarter of 2017

PlayStation 4 Sales Tumble for the First Quarter of 2017

The company left unchanged its full-year operating profit forecast at ¥500 billion - which if achieved will be its best level in two decades - but raised its sales forecast to ¥8.3 trillion from ¥...

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Samsung Announces Industry's First 6CA Cat.18 LTE Modem

Samsung Announces Industry's First 6CA Cat.18 LTE Modem

Since Samsung has increased the aggregation capability from five bandwidths to six, the new LTE modem can offer faster yet more stable data transfers. Users will also be able to enjoy buffer-less ...

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Monster Hunter Stories North America Release Date Confirmed; Demo Available Next Week

Monster Hunter Stories North America Release Date Confirmed; Demo Available Next Week

Featuring a completely new turn-based RPG style of gameplay to the mainline Monster Hunter series, Stories puts players in the role of a Rider who befriends monsters by stealing eggs and hatching th...

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