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Teen pleads not guilty to massive Twitter hack

Teen pleads not guilty to massive Twitter hack

A 17-year-old teenager from Florida has been arrested in connection with a recent Twitter hack that targeted verified accounts and high profile individuals. The tweets sent out via the hacked ac...

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Microsoft to launch xCloud game streaming service on Sept 15

Microsoft to launch xCloud game streaming service on Sept 15

Microsoft recently removed the option to buy 12 months of Xbox Live Gold on its online store, and VentureBeat journalist Jeff Grubb recently claimed that Microsoft could soon drop the Xbox Live Go...

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Microsoft's Project xCloud game streaming service launches next month

Microsoft's Project xCloud game streaming service launches next month

At least for now, and until 5G is more accessible and has expanded to more markets. Phil Spencer, Executive vice-president of Gaming at Microsoft , discussed Project xCloud during the Samsung eve...

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$1200 Stimulus Checks Have 'Bipartisan' Support: Mnuchin

$1200 Stimulus Checks Have 'Bipartisan' Support: Mnuchin

Democrats note that state and local governments have been forced to layoff more than 1.5 million public employees, including firefighters, teachers and health care workers, in the wake of unforeseen b...

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Samsung unveils Galaxy Note20, Watch3, Z Fold2, Buds Live

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note20, Watch3, Z Fold2, Buds Live

You will also get the new "cinematic" 21:9 aspect ratio feature. So far, Samsung hasn't set an official on-sale date for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 , but we expect to hear more details about Samsung's n...

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Instagram officially launches Reels feature to take on TikTok

Instagram officially launches Reels feature to take on TikTok

Discussions ultimately stalled, and by 2018 Facebook executives believed TikTok was not retaining USA users long-term, another source said. Instagram Stories, the tool for posting videos and photo...

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UN Report Claims DPRK ‘Probably’ Developed Miniature Nuclear Devices for Ballistic Missiles

UN Report Claims DPRK ‘Probably’ Developed Miniature Nuclear Devices for Ballistic Missiles

North Korea has continued to advance its nuclear weapons program despite worldwide sanctions, according to a United Nations report. One of the anonymous country in the United Nations report sai...

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Apple updates iMac 5K with 10th generation Intel processors

Apple updates iMac 5K with 10th generation Intel processors

The RAM capacity support goes up to 128GB. Note that the RAM in the 21.5-inch iMac models, which were not updated yesterday other than a change to the base storage configuration, is not user-acc...

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Microsoft's bid for TikTok: What's at stake?

He insisted that the app would be banned in the United States if a deal is not struck by September 15. "So it'll close down on September 15th, unless Microsoft or somebody else is able to buy it...

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New Valorant battlepass featured in Igntion: Act II

New Valorant battlepass featured in Igntion: Act II

The Battlepass will launch on August 4 and cost 1000 VP. Speaking of which, Riot says this new line of cosmetics "leans into a dystopian future where death has no outcome and comes to life through b...

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Nvidia and Mercedes team up to create ‘world’s most advanced vehicles’

It will contain a graphics processing unit to run the artificial intelligence models that power a self-driving car's autonomy features. The automated driving solution will be built on the Nvidia DR...

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USA drugmaker starts phase 3 trial for COVID-19 antibody treatment

USA drugmaker starts phase 3 trial for COVID-19 antibody treatment

Part of the funding for the ACTIV work will come from the government's Operation Warp Speed , a cross-agency effort that is spending billions of dollars to quickly ramp up drug and vaccine production...

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Redmi Note 9 128GB now priced under RM700

Redmi Note 9 128GB now priced under RM700

Xiaomi launches the all-new Redmi 9 Prime at a starting price of Rs 9,999. The phone comes in two variants and both will be available for the first time during the Amazon Prime Day sale on Augu...

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Google announces Nearby Share for Android; coming to other operating systems later

Google takes privacy seriously with Nearby Share . According to Google, the feature is rolling out to Android 6.0 and later phones, but speaking to a representative from the company for clarificat...

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Tornado sightings reported in Connecticut, Massachusetts

Tornado sightings reported in Connecticut, Massachusetts

A team with the National Weather Service in Albany tells News 12 that they are now sending a team to investigate and determine if it was a tornado and what the EF strength of the weather event was...

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Twitter expects FTC fines of up to $250m for data misuse

Twitter expects FTC fines of up to $250m for data misuse

The current complaint alleges the company violated the terms of the agreement by misusing phone numbers or e-mails "during periods between 2013 and 2019", according to the filing . Twitter's alleged...

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China blames U.S. of outright bullying over TikTok

China blames U.S. of outright bullying over TikTok

The news comes as Trump said in a phone call with Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella that he demanded the US Treasury receive a "substantial portion" of the TikTok sale, according to media re...

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Petrol And Diesel Prices Remain Stable For 4th Consecutive Day

Petrol And Diesel Prices Remain Stable For 4th Consecutive Day

The Covid-19 crisis was predicted to bring fuel prices down, due to a collapse in the price of oil. The cost of diesel also fell, but by just 0.22p. MORE: Will your community benefit from £22m of r...

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Google officially announces Pixel 4a and (surprise!) Pixel 5 with 5G

Google officially announces Pixel 4a and (surprise!) Pixel 5 with 5G

Google has not released pricing for the Pixel 5 yet. A re-designed hole-punch camera is carved for the 8MP (f/2.0) fixed focus selfie camera with 1.12μm pixel size in the upper left corner of the sc...

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PS4 Controllers Will Work On PS5, But Not All Games

PS4 Controllers Will Work On PS5, But Not All Games

The official Platinum and Gold Wireless headsets and third party headsets (both USB and 3.5mm jack) will work with the console. The company has provided fans an overview of what now released PS4 acc...

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TikTok must find USA buyer by September 15 or shut down

TikTok must find USA buyer by September 15 or shut down

But the pressure for a sale of its United States and worldwide business, based in Los Angeles, has left the company and its Chinese parent ByteDance facing tough decisions. United States policymakers ...

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Google unveils budget Pixel phone as pandemic curbs spending

Google unveils budget Pixel phone as pandemic curbs spending

Google's new smartphone is launching in the United States on August 20th, with the phone only sold for $349, and a phone bundled with a case retailing for $389. Now that the Google Pixel 4a is u...

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WhatsApp pilots ‘forwards’ verification feature to tackle misinformation

WhatsApp pilots ‘forwards’ verification feature to tackle misinformation

WhatsApp is one of the many social media firms tasked with combatting misinformation on their platforms, and this new feature is the company's latest attempt to do so. On clicking the magnifying gl...

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Hundreds injured as huge explosions rock downtown Beirut

Hundreds injured as huge explosions rock downtown Beirut

Israel has offered humanitarian and medical aid to Lebanon after massive blast that hit Beirut earlier today, Defence Minister Benjamin Gantz said in a statement. Map of area where Beirut expl...

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TikTok must find US buyer by September 15 or shut down

TikTok must find US buyer by September 15 or shut down

Microsoft may invite other American investors to participate on a minority basis in this purchase. Reuter's sources further say that the September 15 deadline has also been set by the Committee on F...

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US Treasury should get a cut in Microsoft's TikTok deal

US Treasury should get a cut in Microsoft's TikTok deal

He added Microsoft is "not a white-hat company". Despite previously being critical of the app, Trump conceded Monday that "the brand was hot" and that TikTok was a "great asset". "The operating mo...

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U.S. citizen included in Hong Kong wanted list

U.S. citizen included in Hong Kong wanted list

The reason for the delay - there was scheduled to be an election in Hong Kong on September 6th. Hong Kong has suspended the agreements on the mutual extradition of suspects and criminal justice ...

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Article 370 abrogation anniversary: Curfew ordered in Srinagar

Article 370 abrogation anniversary: Curfew ordered in Srinagar

The foreign minister said locking up mosques by India "could not imprison hearts and minds of the Kashmiris, neither their voice could be silenced". Qureshi in a video message had said that Pakistan...

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Apple Removes Nearly 30,000 Apps From China App Store

It is not clear why Apple is enforcing them strictly this year. This includes Zynga and Supercell, as per the Sensor Tower report. "Chinese law requires games to obtain an approval number from Ch...

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Google’s Nest devices will be the ‘cornerstone’ of ADT smart home security

According to a blog post from Nest Vice President Rishi Chandra, the company will be pouring $US450 ($632) million dollars into ADT, effectively becoming an owner of roughly six and a half per cen...

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Lawmakers welcome TikTok U.S. sale as White House adviser raises concerns

Lawmakers welcome TikTok U.S. sale as White House adviser raises concerns

Trump also suggested that the buyer, Microsoft or another us company, should buy the "whole thing" instead of 30 percent of TikTok. He has accused Microsoft of enabling Chinese censorship and said ...

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Call Of Duty: Warzone Season 5 Brings New Weapons & Another Faction

Call Of Duty: Warzone Season 5 Brings New Weapons & Another Faction

Fortunately, however, it's great news for PS4 owners, who can pre-load the big Season 5 update ahead of schedule. The Call of Duty insiders at Charlie Intel have the scoop on the Warzone ...

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Google, ADT partnering on home security products

ADT stock rallied some 65% after the opening bell in NY, after jumping in premarket trading. ADT has over 6 million customers in the USA who tap into the Google Nest ecosystem. The partnership pai...

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Tropical Storm Isaias could hit the Carolinas at near-hurricane strength

Tropical Storm Isaias could hit the Carolinas at near-hurricane strength

After passing over the Carolinas Monday, Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to reach Staten Island by Tuesday afternoon or evening , at which point it may have already weakened, some experts say. Sout...

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IPhones may soon be turned into payment terminals thanks to new acquisition

IPhones may soon be turned into payment terminals thanks to new acquisition

Apple recently bought up Mobeewave , a Canadian company that owns technology that allows users to "tap their credit card or smartphone on another phone to process a payment". Put another way, App...

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