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Microsoft releases update to disable Intel's faulty Spectre patch

Microsoft releases update to disable Intel's faulty Spectre patch Intel warned that the latest Spectre updates caused " higher than expected reboots and other unpredictable system behavior" and added that this could often lead to " data loss or corruption ". Microsoft says that update will cover Windows 7 (SP1), Windows 8.1, and all versions of Windows 10. The update can be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog , while advanced users can manually di... [Full Article...]

See what the super blue blood moon will look like

See what the super blue blood moon will look like For those who want to see the entire process of the moon exiting the eclipse, the duration will be an hour. NASA An illustration of a super blue blood moon from NASA. The eclipse will peak at 5:29 a.m., with the total eclipse ceasing at 6:07 a.m. and the partial eclipse ending at 7:11 a.m. "While the moon is in the earth's shadow it will take on a reddish tint, known as a 'blood moon , '" N... [Full Article...]

Rare 'super blue blood moon' coming to Western US skies next week

Rare 'super blue blood moon' coming to Western US skies next week But this January, moon gazers can enjoy a total lunar eclipse, a unique and mesmerizing sight. "For the [continental] US, the survey will be best in the West", Gordon Johnston, program official and lunar blogger at NASA home office in Washington, said in the announcement. [Full Article...]

Instagram brings GIF stickers to photos and videos for stories

Instagram brings GIF stickers to photos and videos for stories These stickers are provided by GIPHY , which is a service you'll be familiar with if you like to send GIFs through Facebook Messenger. Adding it to Stories is pretty simple. So you don't need to crop important parts of your photo to fit Instagram's upload size. While uploading a group photo to Story, it forces to cut few friends out to adjust the size. [Full Article...]

Two-door Range Rover SV Coupe confirmed for Geneva reveal

Two-door Range Rover SV Coupe confirmed for Geneva reveal However, every Range Rover since 1981 - except the limited-edition 1991 CSK, which paid tribute to the model's original designer Charles Spencer King - has come with four doors. Right now, though, we'll have to take Jaguar Land Rover's word for it that the exterior is sufficiently striking to make those promises accurate. [Full Article...]

Australian Open: Nick Kyrgios ignores heckler and helicopter to beat Viktor Troicki

Australian Open: Nick Kyrgios ignores heckler and helicopter to beat Viktor Troicki Tsonga needed a strong start to the second set, and he got just that, breaking Kyrgios and eventually building a 4-2 lead. The 32-year-old Frenchman broke back, forcing the first of three tiebreaks, but, tellingly, Kyrgios won them all. Top-ranked woman Simona Halep faces Lauren Davis in the first match on Rod Laver Arena, with Australian No.1 Ashleigh Barty facing Naomi Osaka later in the aft... [Full Article...]

United Launch Alliance Sending Up SBIRS Missile-Detecting Payload

United Launch Alliance Sending Up SBIRS Missile-Detecting Payload Launch window opens at 7:48 p.m. ET, with coverage starting at 7:28 p.m. ET. United Launch Alliance launched a missile defense satellite into low-Earth orbit Friday, one day after scrubbing the mission . A robust, new ground control system serves as the nerve center for the entire constellation, collecting large amounts of data from the satellites' powerful sensors and converting it into action... [Full Article...]

Google Removes Apps With Pornographic Malware-Infected Ads From Play Store

Google Removes Apps With Pornographic Malware-Infected Ads From Play Store AdultSwine also has the potential to open the door to other attacks like theft of login credentials. The code, which has been named AdultSwine , exists within around 60 game apps and has a triple-pronged attack. Likewise, some asked the users to write their phone numbers after telling them they had won a prize. Once entered, the ad itself then uses this number to register to premium services. [Full Article...]

Google expands network adding new regions and subsea cables

Google expands network adding new regions and subsea cables Google will commission the work. These new regions will come online beginning later this year, while the undersea cables will all launch in 2019. Microsoft and Facebook worked together to build a massive oversea data cable connecting Virginia Beach in the USA to Bilbao, Spain. [Full Article...]

Avengers 4: What's going on with Captain America?

Avengers 4: What's going on with Captain America? Aside from Captain America's costume and the set the characters are on, the odd devices on their hands also seem to suggest the element of time travel in " Avengers 4 ". Avengers 4 directors Joe and Anthony Russo revealed Thursday that principal photography on the film is officially done and dusted. They also happen to be similar to devices that the Illuminati wore during issues of Aven... [Full Article...]

Google Inc (GOOG) looks to have acquired United Kingdom startup Redux

Google Inc (GOOG) looks to have acquired United Kingdom startup Redux United Kingdom startup Redux had developed a way to use vibrations in a surface - such as a touchscreen display - to emit sound, thus allowing the device to do away with a dedicated speaker, Bloomberg reports. It could also improve waterproofing for future phones since it eliminates the need for speaker holes. "The "convergence" of smartphone designs is largely down to a number of fundamental ... [Full Article...]

Mario Tennis Aces Coming to Nintendo Switch

Mario Tennis Aces Coming to Nintendo Switch Aegislash is coming to Pokken Tournament . Fans of the original will be very excited to see what this remaster has in store, and those who missed out first time round are in for a treat. SNK HEROINES ~Tag Team Frenzy~ will let you fight with SNK's iconic heroines in two-on-two tag team matches. You can customize your favorite characters as you see fit in this stunning fighting game. [Full Article...]

Bitcoin falls after threat of ban from South Korea

Bitcoin falls after threat of ban from South Korea But some popular exchanges such as Biance and Bitfinex stopped accepting new accounts from Korea early this month, saying the Korean demand was "extraordinary". While this news isn't good for investors of virtual currencies, it also doesn't mean that a ban is a sure thing. So, it's not set in stone that trading is definitely going to be banned - and that's because the government is reportedly ... [Full Article...]

SpaceX claims malfunctioning rocket worked just as it was supposed to

SpaceX claims malfunctioning rocket worked just as it was supposed to SpaceX's review so far indicates that 'no design, operational or other changes are needed, ' Shotwell said. Northrop Grumman declined comment, citing inability to comment on classified missions. This was SpaceX's third classified mission for the USA government, AP reported . SpaceX, along with Boeing Co, also has a contract with NASA to fly astronauts to the International Space Station as par... [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5T Lava Red Variant Could Launch In India Earlier Than Expected

OnePlus 5T Lava Red Variant Could Launch In India Earlier Than Expected The more affordable version with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage is now listed only in Midnight Black. The White color edition of the OnePlus 5T smartphone has a different texture than the original Black Color edition of the phone. Furthermore, the device offers nearly all types of connectivity options such as WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, USB 2.0. The phone comes packed with a 3300mAh non-remov... [Full Article...]

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Developers Want to Bring Game to Every Platform

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Developers Want to Bring Game to Every Platform PUBG Corp , the developer of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , is taking things slow when it comes to ports on platforms other than PC. He wouldn't be pressed into revealing a timescale for when the game is expected to leave Xbox One's Game Preview service, but that may indicate when the console exclusivity will end. [Full Article...]

First Supermoon Of 2018 Happens On New Year's Day

First Supermoon Of 2018 Happens On New Year's Day Lunar eclipses happen when the moon goes into the shadow of the Earth, and supermoons happen when the moon's perigee (its nearest way to the Earth in a single orbit) concurs with a full moon. The lunar eclipses are visible from anywhere in nighttime unlike the solar eclipses which can be seen from specific places. Lunar eclipses don't happen each month in light of the fact that the plane of th... [Full Article...]

Facebook data requests shows 2.6% increase through June 2017

Facebook data requests shows 2.6% increase through June 2017 Facebook's annual transparency report for 2017 is now out and the Indian government's request for data were up significantly. Each of those nation's administration had more than 50 percent of solicitations in truth, with the USA (85 percent), United Kingdom (90 percent) and France (74 percent) striking for higher rates. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition goes on sale, priced at Rs 38999

OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition goes on sale, priced at Rs 38999 Well here's a reason not to be. If you're in India and want to pick up the Star Wars edition of the OnePlus 5T you can do so directly from OnePlus or via Amazon India for the price of ₹38,999. It's kind of hard to notice that anything has changed, until you see that blood red, alert slider popping out on the left side. The front of the phone also maintains the black color of the regular OneP... [Full Article...]

Augmented reality 3D objects - to rival Snapchat

Augmented reality 3D objects - to rival Snapchat Unlike placing a regular sticker or emoji on your pictures, World Lenses uses 3D objects on the image. Facebook just one-upped Snapchat by introducing World Effects - augmented reality 3D world objects on its own. The idea is to make Messenger as playful and multifaceted as possible, so it can stay competitive with Snapchat and, Facebook hopes, lure away some of Snap's younger user bas... [Full Article...]


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