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Two dead in stabbing rampage in Finland

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Then, in nearby Cambrils, a group of five terrorists was killed after they showed up in a auto to stage another attack, Spanish police said. Several people were seen lying on the ground on the streets in the Finnish city of Turku , according to Finnish broadcaster YLE . Read More »

Google Search Lite App in testing for regions with patchy Internet connection

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We are yet to see an official announcement of the app by Google . Through the settings users can restrict the results and to have access to lite web pages. As reported by Android Police , the app has first appeared on Facebook as an ad for many users. Once installed, you can choose the "Bahasa Indonesia " language option to interact with the app in English. Read More »

PS4's latest firmware update is live for beta testers

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Those who were chosen to participate in the PS4 firmware 5.0 beta should receive an email with instructions on how to download the update and get started. New setting allows the user to disable pop-up notifications while watching a movie or TV show on PS4. If they're on a mobile device, they can jump to the Spotify app to check it out. Read More »

Qualcomm announces next-generation Spectra camera technology

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Qualcomm , the largest maker of chips used in smartphones, said revenue in its CDMA technology business from modem sales for iPhones may continue to decline, in part depending on the extent of Apple's utilization of rivals' modems and the mix of the various versions that are sold. Read More »

Google Pixel 2 FCC listing reveals Active Edge squeeze feature

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This is pretty interesting considering the fact that Android O's final Developer Preview 4 is still on 8.0.0, suggesting that the Pixel 2 will be ahead of the pack at launch itself. In the Pixel 2 series, it is expected to be used to trigger Google Assistant , and launch the camera and some other features depending on the finger pressure and location on the frame. Read More »

Microsoft Surface PCs No Longer Recommended By Consumer Reports

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The evidence the firm is citing is that they surveyed 90,000 tablet and laptop owners and found that 25% of them had issues with the device within two years. Predictably, Microsoft is unhappy with the news. Second, the organization is categorically and specifically declaring the entire Surface product family "Not Recommended" based on its own two-year survey results. Read More »

Spotify launches on the Xbox One

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The app, which has always been available on PlayStation 4, enables users to play music in the background while gaming. Last week the rumours were swirling around the fact that a Spotify Xbox One app was in the works. Switch on the console, go to the Xbox Store, and search for the Spotify app. In the free version of Spotify, which is ad supported, external speakers such as those from Sonos, Samsung, and Amazon can be targets for your music but require a premium subscription to use ... Read More »

Samsung heir could face 12 years in jail for bribery

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Samsung Electronics investors have said their chief interest in the trial has been how long Lee will stay in detention, sidelined from fully participating in large-scale decision-making. "Fair judgment and strict punishment can help to restore national dignity and unite the people for economic growth", it claimed for recommending the harsh jail term for Samsung executives including the young leader who has been heading the country's top company on behalf of bedridden Lee Kun-hee. Read More »

Spotify to release Xbox One app soon

Earlier this week, screenshots of Microsoft's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb testing the Spotify App for Xbox surfaced on the Xbox One Reddit . Spotify has fast become for music what Netflix is for movies and TV- so it's good to see that it will soon be available for a broader audience, and not be exclusive much longer. Read More »

Play Store Now Supports Android O's Notification Channels

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App developers who favor speed to market as opposed to actual app quality could find themselves punished by Google. "We recently enhanced our search and discovery algorithms to reflect app quality", said Google, adding that this results in higher-quality apps being surfaced in the Play Store more than similar apps of lower quality. Read More »

Microsoft launches Surface Plus upgrade plan

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As long as you have been making regular payments and haven't fallen behind, you will be eligible to upgrade to a brand-new device after 18 months. For customers in the USA, we invite you to visit your nearest Microsoft Store for a device fitting or enroll online today to choose the best Surface for you. Read More »

SNES Classic Edition pre-order and launch date confirmed

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SNES Classic pre-orders got a false start when Walmart started taking orders before abruptly cancelling them last week. On top of that, a "significant amount of additional systems" will be made available at retailers on launch day and will continue to be supplied throughout the year. Read More »

Free Final Fantasy XV Update Adds Exo-Suits, Chocobo Carnival Returns

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Magitek Armor, new quests, and more. This includes the new Magitek Armour, which was delayed due to concerns on how similar it looked to the Power Rangers movie suits. Overwriting save data from the old version with save data of this version, it can no longer be used in the old version. The beta for the planned multiplayer mode is planned to be held on August 3 to August 8. Read More »

Turnaround Strategy Is Working: Sony Nearly Quadruples Profit

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With Sony releasing what appears to be a strong Q1 , it'll be interesting to see if they make a more aggressive price push on their now ubiquitous PlayStation 4 console as we near the holiday season. For the full year ending March, Sony maintained the group's operating profit forecast of 500 billion yen. Sales were up 15.2 percent to 1.86 trillion yen. Read More »

Gujarat Congress party huddles over alarming exodus of MLAs to BJP

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Parmar told reporters he was "fed up with factionalism" in the Congress which had prevented the growth of the party in Gujarat. Among these MLAs, the Congress chief's chief whip Balwant Singh Rajput is included in the assembly. "One Congress Gujarat MLA Punabhai Gamit has said he was offered Rs. 10 crore by the BJP to join hands with them". Rajya Sabha is not the place to protest. Read More »

Felipe Massa pulls out of Hungarian GP, replaced by Di Resta

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Daniil Kvyat is now just two penalty points away from a Formula 1 race ban after being sanctioned by the stewards for blocking Lance Stroll during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix . "It's weird. I was sitting talking about what we'd be saying in the qualifying build-up show, but diving straight in, I'm not going to lie, I was scared, I was nervous, anxious". Read More »

WhatsApp hits 1 billion daily users

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The introduction of a video call, Status (Posts that disappear after 24 hours), two-step verification security and a revamp in design has helped WhatsApp attract more users since previous year when it had just one billion monthly active users . Read More »

Microsoft expands bug bounty program to cover any Windows flaw

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The Windows Bounty Program , however, encompasses Windows 10 and even the Windows Insider Preview , the company's program for testing Windows 10 preview builds. Microsoft has been running the bounty programme since 2012 but the company is expanding it to cover more ground in Windows 10. However, the exploit needs to work on the latest release of the Windows Insider Preview slow ring. Read More »