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Apple's HomePod Smart Speaker Delayed Until 2018

With Apple's delay, "there will now be some people who make a different choice". But the Cupertino, CA-based Apple says the device needs a little more tinkering. Smart speakers from Google and Amazon let users give voice commands to play Spotify, but Apple Music does not work on the rival devices. Amazon created Alexa for the Echo, and the virtual assistant has gone on to be the big breakout tech star of 2017.

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Some Apple iPhone users on AT&T can't make or take calls

The website Downdetector .com has received more than 12,000 reports of issues making and receiving calls from AT&T customers since 3 p.m. Wednesday. If you are an AT&T subscriber with an Apple iPhone, you might have found it hard to make or answer a phone call today on your device.

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The doctor will know if you're not taking your meds now

The drug will help doctors in monitoring if their patients are taking their medicines on time . The treatment, called Abilify MyCite, is essentially a clever delivery system for the antipsychotic aripiprazole, used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

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Early orders of Google Pixel Buds are now shipping

Pixel 2 users have been complaining on social media about the device's Bluetooth overall, although it's not clear if the issues are related. Then Google Assistant won't work. However, a user shared in a recent post that the problem may be resolved by blowing into the bottom speaker. As of now, it is still unclear whether this is a hardware related issue and whether a majority of Pixel 2 XL owners have been facing the issue.

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Netflix email scam targets millions of users

According to MailGuard , which is private Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud security company, the fake Netflix webpage that is being used in the scam was created on a compromised Wordpress blog. You can do this by hovering over the sender's name, though some email clients will display the actual address as well. Mailguard , a company that protects businesses against scammers and phishers took a screenshot of the email scam .

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Starcraft 2 will go free-to-play later this month

The award-winning StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty story campaign is free in its entirety. Free to play is here, bringing a wealth of options for new and returning StarCraft II players. For those of you who have already purchased any of the three campaigns as of October 31, we'll soon be sending you a small thank-you in the form of an exclusive Ghost skin as well as three new portraits.

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Suspect sought after shooting at University of Utah

Austin Boutain surrendered without incident Tuesday afternoon at a city library several miles away, about 15 hours after Guo was found. ChenWei Guo, an global student from China, was shot and killed during an attempted carjacking near Red Butte Canyon on Monday night, according to police.

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Man arrested after 9 bodies, 2 severed heads found in Tokyo flat

A police official said a toolbox and saw found in Shiraishi's apartment may have been used to dismember the bodies. A bloodcurdling discovery was made in the apartment in Zama, a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, during an investigation into the disappearance of a young woman who went missing earlier in October.

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Apple Releases iOS 11.1 And macOS 10.13.1 To Fix KRACK

Apple also fixed an annoying bug in its calculator app that was introduced with iOS 11. It's been through many rounds of beta testing, too, so we sort of already knew that it was coming and what it might feature. There's also a scarf, zebra, giraffe, fortune cookie, hedgehog, and more. Beyond the merriment of new emoji to play with, iOS 11.1 delivers an important patch for the worrying Krack Wi-Fi vulnerability .

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Steam Digital Gift Cards Now Available

The launch does come with a couple of restrictions, however. These cards first appeared in the United Kingdom back in December 2013 , though even before that you could pop into some games retailers to hand over cash for steam wallet codes - in a similar way that you might have topped up a PAYG phone.

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Group Voice Calls On WhatsApp Soon! Get Ready For Conference Calling

With the Delete for Everyone " feature, those messages you send in the in the heat of anger to your friends, or those you meant to sent to your girlfriend, which you mistakenly sent to you mum, can be deleted from from their Whatsapp timeline using "unsend' button.

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Egyptian police officers killed in shootout in Giza

The gunbattle took place at the al-Wahat al-Bahriya area in Giza governorate. The militants opened fire on the group - a mix of police and armed forces - during a raid on their hideout near the Bahariya oasis, south-west of Cairo , the Interior Ministry said.

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Garmin Speak integrates Alexa: Now the navigation is even smarter

Garmin - a brand known for its Global Positioning System fitness watches - has unveiled a new smart device which is said to be the first in-car gadget to offer drivers hands-free access to Alexa , as well as provide navigation through Garmin's own tech.

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WiFi WPA2 Krack Attack, Flaw: Microsoft, Apple Addresses Security Flaw

They could also modify intercepted traffic, injecting it with ransomware and other malware. This attack technique bypasses established network defenses, including encryption, and works against all modern protected WiFi networks. In the meantime, treat every Wi-Fi connection like it's the public network at Starbucks. The Wi-Fi Alliance, an industry group that represents hundreds of Wi-Fi technology companies, said the issue "could be resolved through a straightforward software update".

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Top LeT terrorist Waseem among 2 killed in Pulwama

IG Khan said that Shah and one of his close aides were killed during a joint operation launched by the J&K Police, Army and the CRPF after specific info was received about there presence in the Litter village in Pulwama. The latest encounter comes just five days after a top commander of Jaish-e-Mohammed, Umer Khalid, a Pakistani national was killed in an encounter with security forces in north Kashmir's Sopore area.

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Offense lets Pittsburgh Steelers down, again

On the road facing a team expected to play deep into January and perhaps beyond, the Jaguars instead served notice their best start in almost a decade is hardly a fluke. "Had good ones too, so you just find a way to move on and play better". A week that began with Ben Roethlisberger chiding Antonio Brown for his behavior in the Steelers' previous game ended in disaster for the Pittsburgh quarterback and his team.

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Google Assistant will now support Spotify

Of course, Google will be continuously improving the Assistant's abilities at being more intuitive over the course of more updates. Google Assistant is getting more integrations with Nest , which is also owned by Google. And in Google's own nod to gender equality, the Assistant will now come with a male voice option as well, but it's so far restricted to English only.

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'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie zooms to Paramount

Moritz, Miller, and Fowler have stuck with the project since it was first being developed by Sony , which acquired the film rights from SEGA in 2013. Paramount Pictures picked up the project after Sony Entertainment put the project at the backburner, according to The Hollywood Reporter . Sonic the Hedgehog hits theaters on 2019.

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Jaish-e-Mohammad's 'Afzal Guru Squad' Behind BSF Camp Attack in Srinagar

After all three were killed by Tuesday afternoon, Inspector-General of Jammu and Kashmir Police (Kashmir Range) Muneer Khan made a candid admission: "such attacks will keep on happening". The three injured security personnel are being treated in hospitals. The third terrorist of the fidayeen squad, wearing combat uniform like the other two, had taken position with the forces and had trained his gun in the same direction as the soldiers.

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Leaked: Pixel 2 Smartphone With New Homescreen

Google fanatics have been eagerly waiting for the release of the second version of the infamous Google Pixel series. The last thing this render confirms is the rumored Pixel Launcher redesign, with a Google search bar showing up in between the app dock and the navigation buttons.

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John Kodera To Replace Andrew House As Sony Interactive President

Sony will soon launch an updated version of the PlayStation VR headset. As such, we can expect to see the older model phased out with Sony concentrating on its more capable successor; people expecting to see a true second-generation PS VR headset may need to wait a little longer though.

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IPhone users excited for iOS 11 launch

One can individually go to WhatsApp and clear out all those forwarded photos, videos, which are not needed from each chat. Yes, no longer will you need to ask your friends for their passwords when going over their house. Once you're running on iOS 11 you should have the screen-recording feature. Users should keep in mind this is a 1.89 GB update and it is best to do this over WiFi , rather than mobile connection.

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Facebook agrees to release information about Russian-purchased ads to Congress

The platform with 2 billion users announced earlier this month that pages linked to the former Soviet Union spent $50,000 buying political ads on issues such as immigration and gun rights. "That's not what we stand for", Zuckerberg said in a video statement. The leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee have been seeking to bring Facebook executives before their committee since the company first revealed the existence of the ads two weeks ago.

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Pixel XL 2 Manufacturer Confirmed In FCC Filing

Ask more of your phone. However, this handset was one of those phones that had high initial quality, but it seems that it has failed to stand the test of time. We are not sure as to how long Google will be offering the Pixel XL as an alternative option though. As the competition has already heated up in the flagship segment with the launch of Note 8 , LG V30 , and iPhone 8 .

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Bungie confirms Destiny 2 clan support won't be live at launch

The game welcomes new players to the universe, as well as those who have been devoted to the universe since the beginning, with an array of modes and activities to explore. We can't wait to share it with you. The game's servers are live everywhere, meaning that you can hop into the game's world and experience everything it has to offer and team up with others.

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Microsoft Cortana, Amazon Alexa to Work Together

The timing might seem weird with Cortana-powered devices like the Harmon Kardon Invoke speaker launching this fall. In that same vein, Echo smart speaker owners will be able to say " Alexa , open Cortana " to call upon Microsoft's digital assistant.

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Google debuts AR software ARCore for Android devices

Google is aiming to have ARCore up and running on more than 100 million devices at the end of the preview . AR is a far more interesting platform than VR, if for no other reason than you don't need any additional hardware to use it. Are there examples of ARCore? The new software development kit for ARCore enables developers to work in Java/OpenGL, Android Studio , Unity and Unreal .

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Ways The PS4 Has Systematically Destroyed The Xbox One

Kotaku UK reports that while the original Xbox One has vanished from the United States store, Microsoft's UK store simply lists the old console as " sold out ". But let's pour one out for the original Xbox One . However it's not until now that the last Xbox One's that have been shipped to retailers have begun to sell out.

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Fitbit fights to stay relevant with new entry into smartwatch market

The new smartwatch also includes Global Positioning System, heart rate tracking, water resistance , battery that will last more than 4 days, on board music, Fitbit Pay, and multiple clock faces. The fitness-minded consumer electronics company dipped its toes in the smartwatch waters with the Fitbit Blaze in early 2016 but that wasn't really a "true" smartwatch.

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Samsung heir appeals his 5-year jail sentence

Lee's lawyer has steered media inquiries to Samsung, whose spokeswoman did not have any immediate comment about the appeal. The court said on Friday that Lee hoped bribes for Park at the time she was president and her close friend Choi Soon-sil would secure government support for a merger that strengthened Lee's control at a crucial time.

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Sarahah app uploading users' contacts to company's servers

Also the researcher has shown, if the app is not used for sometime, it again re-uploads the contact, so clearly this is a feature that was known by the developer. "The database doesn't now host contacts and the data request will be removed on next update", he continues. However, the Sarahah app doesn't have any such feature at this moment.

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Xiaomi Mi 5X September 5 Launch Tipped: Features and Expected Price

As mentioned before, the Xiaomi Mi 5X is officially launching in India on September 5. The phone features 64GB of storage space along with a USB Type-C port at the bottom. The primary camera comes with a wide-angle lens with 1.25-micron pixel size and f/2.2 aperture, while the other is a telephoto lens with 1-micron pixel sensor and f/2.6 aperture.

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Facebook and Instagram 'crash' for thousands of internet users

Facebook on Saturday went down with thousands of users reporting they can not access the popular social media site. According to currentlydown.com, Facebook has only suffered 10 outages so far and none exceeded more than an hour. The message reads " Facebook Will Be Back Soon". While Instagram users were the minority, there was an even more elite group: the unaffected users.

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Spain could overtake Greece in Migrants in flow

On the same day, 12 migrants arrived in waters off the Spanish territory of Ceuta in northern Morocco on board jet-skis, with one man drowning before he could be rescued , according to authorities. 'Whereas in Spain, the strategy is smaller craft hoping to come in undetected, and undoubtedly some do'. BEACHGOERS got a surprise on Wednesday when a rubber dinghy full of migrants arrived on a Cadiz beach .

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Dutch egg scandal hits Ireland as businesses forced to pull products

Millions of eggs have already been pulled from supermarket shelves in Europe as a result of the scare, while hundreds of thousands of hens may be culled in the Netherlands . Fipronil is used to kill fleas, lice and tick in animals , but isn't allowed on those that are producing foods for human consumption. Millions of eggs and egg-based products have been pulled from European supermarket shelves in at least 11 countries, since the scandal went public August 1.

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TSX Slips As US-North Korea Tensions Flare

ET (1240 GMT). President Donald Trump said on Twitter that the United States' nuclear arsenal was now "more powerful than ever before" in a fresh warning to North Korea over its missile tests. defense index up 1.48 percent at 409.58. Technology and consumer-focused companies helped lift US stocks higher Tuesday, steering the market indexes further into record territory.

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Overwatch Summer Games 2017 skins secrets REVEALED: Fans unearth hidden treasures

Numerous popular legendary skins, emotes and highlight intros are returning in the loot boxes, along with some new ones. With Overwatch's new re-worked loot box system that helps prevent duplicates, it's now easier than ever to get the items missing from your collection.

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LG V30 : launch August 31, 2017

LG's second flagship device of the year, the phone has been spotted in numerous leaks in the past. As expected , the LG V30 will be officially unveiled at LG's August 31 press conference for IFA 2017 , which will be held in Berlin from September 1 to September 6.

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Congress acts to bring Charlie Gard to US

Gard and his family have been at the center of an worldwide debate over whether governments can make life and death decisions for individuals. "Once these types of decisions are enshrined into its precedent - the notion, as we are seeing in Charlie's case , that parents are not fit to determine how best to care for their son - people realize that the same thing could happen to them, and that it has literally been stated that it's in Charlie's best interest to die".

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US, Mexico and Canada agree on getting NAFTA talks going

He told manufacturers that his stance on trade was one of the primary reasons he was elected. Let trade do its job. "You construct and harvest the products that fill our homes, defend our nation and enrich our lives". He argues it has fueled a trade deficit with Mexico and cost thousands of U.S.jobs. These include subsidies and unfair pricing structures. Along with reducing the trade deficit, the 17-page document outlines provisions to address trade imbalances between the three countries ...