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8bitdo’s NES30 Pro controller is an almost perfect Nintendo Switch companion

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8bitdo’s NES30 Pro controller is an almost perfect Nintendo Switch companion - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.w... Read More
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Hulu’s redesigned app and live TV service are now available on Amazon Fire TV

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Hulu’s redesigned app and live TV service are now available on Amazon Fire TV - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.... Read More
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Autonomous driving will bring forced obsolescence to cars

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Autonomous driving will bring forced obsolescence to cars - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!1,Chorus... Read More
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Google brings Motion Stills to Android, where it’s all motion and no stills

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Google brings Motion Stills to Android, where it’s all motion and no stills - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.wi... Read More
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Google Play Music now works with Apple’s CarPlay

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Google Play Music now works with Apple’s CarPlay - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!1,Chorus.AddScr... Read More
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Thinner Moto Z2 Force loses over 20% battery capacity; U.S. version has worst specs

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On July 25, Lenovo subsidiary Motorola is holding its next major product launch, where the star of the show will be the second member of the Moto Z2 family, the Moto Z2 Force (Moto Z2 Play was introduced in June). But while this 5.5-inch handset maintains the shatterproof 1440p Shattershield Super AMOLED POLED display that gives it its name, it may not feel like much of an upgrade from the original Z Force in some areas — especially to U.S. consumers. Thanks to marketing material shared with VentureBeat, the fullest picture yet of this flagship-class phone has materialized, with the biggest upgrades coming in the chipset and imaging departments. The Moto Z2 Force is powered by a Snapdragon 835 system-on-chip, a step up from the ... Read More
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The wonderful mystery series Professor Layton makes a mostly seamless transition to mobile

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The wonderful mystery series Professor Layton makes a mostly seamless transition to mobile - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus|... Read More
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Tidal’s redesigned apps now look more like Spotify and Apple Music

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Tidal's redesigned apps now look more like Spotify and Apple Music - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=... Read More
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Firefox Focus for Android gets full screen videos and file downloads

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Exactly a month after releasing Firefox Focus for Android, Mozilla has updated its privacy browser with full screen support on most video sites (YouTube is still missing) and the ability to download files. You can grab the latest version now from Google Play. Firefox Focus offers privacy benefits and performance gains by blocking many web trackers, including analytics, social, and advertising. Mozilla first launched an iOS version ... Read More
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Transport app Citymapper is launching a real, paid bus service in London

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Transport app Citymapper is launching a real, paid bus service in London - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowL... Read More
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Slack courts developers with new tools as competition heats up

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(Reuters) — Slack Technologies on Wednesday showcased new tools designed to make it easier for developers to build apps for the company’s workplace collaboration software. The developer conference was part of a major push by Slack to lure software developers into building special purpose applications, or apps, that plug into its system. “We are doubling down on developers,” said Amir Shevat, Slack’s director of developer relations who previously served in a similar role for Google’s Android operating system. “Slack is a platform company. We see a direct correlation between our success and the success of our developers.” Slack, which is now eight years old, is at a crossroads in its history. T... Read More
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The augmented reality landscape shows 60% growth in startups focused on enterprise

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The Venture Reality Fund released its augmented reality landscape for the second quarter, and the research shows that 150 companies are focused on a wide range of AR technologies. The Venture Reality Fund, which has raised $50 million to invest in AR and virtual reality startups, said it saw a 60 percent increase in the number of companies that are focused on AR in the enterprise, compared to the first quarter. “Over the past quarter, the AR industry witnessed several notable moves by major players including Facebook and Apple, which immediately led to a robust increase in developer activity as well as extensive coverage in the market,... Read More
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Receipt Bank raises $50 million to help bookkepers automate data extraction from invoices

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Receipt Bank, a fintech startup that helps companies automate elements of their bookkeeping, has raised $50 million in a series B round of funding from Insight Venture Partners. Founded out of London in 2010, Receipt Bank targets accountants, bookkeepers, and small businesses with an online platform that allows them to submit their invoices, receipts, and bills simply by snapping a photo and uploading it through the mobile app (Android I iOS), t... Read More
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Lenovo’s Yoga Book now comes in new red and white colors

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Lenovo’s Yoga Book now comes in new red and white colors - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!1,Choru... Read More
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Nintendo’s Switch Online app is a complete joke

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Nintendo’s online infrastructure for its hybrid home/handheld Switch console is unacceptable. I just tested it out with the help of GamesBeat reviews editor Mike Minotti, and we came away from the experience befuddled and angry. The app, which is available now for free on iOS and Android, enables you to invite friends to groups and to chat with them using voice on your phone. But it is an awful experience. Let me start by clarifying that ... Read More
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11 takeaways from Google’s Android O Q&A

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Apple’s latest security patch fixes a bug that lets hackers take over your phone via Wi-Fi

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Apple’s latest security patch fixes a bug that lets hackers take over your phone via Wi-Fi - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Choru... Read More
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The Best TV

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Our Pick TCL 55P607 The TCL 55P607 offers great contrast ratios, integrated Roku, full array local dimming, wide color gamut, and high dynamic range support, including Dolby Vision. Our pick ... Read More
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Telltale announces The Walking Dead’s final season plus new seasons of Batman and The Wolf Among Us

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Telltale Game’s critically acclaimed game adaptation of the TV and comic book series The Walking Dead is finally coming to an end. The fourth and final season of The Walking Dead: A Telltale Series will premiere in 2018 on PC, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and iOS and Android devices. Telltale also revealed that it’s developing second seasons of The Wolf Among Us for 2018 and Batman for August 8. Telltale is known for its episodic narrative-driven games that feature primarily point-and-click style gameplay, dialogue choices, and quick-time events where players have to press the right keys to execute moves during action sequences. Its most recent series is ... Read More
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Bixby feels more like a return of the old Samsung than a path to the future

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Bixby feels more like a return of the old Samsung than a path to the future - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.wind... Read More
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Plexchat raises $7 million to provide mobile chat platform for gamers

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Plexchat has raised $7 million in venture capital to build chat platform for mobile gamers. It may not sound that exciting or new, but the features in the chat platform are thoughtful, conceived from a gamer’s perspective, and that enabled the company to impress potential investors. The money comes from Raine Ventures as well as First Round Capital, Dream Incubator, London Venture P... Read More
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NuAns’s Neo Reloaded is a modular smartphone that puts form over function

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NuAns's Neo Reloaded is a modular smartphone that puts form over function - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.window... Read More
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Avast acquires Piriform, maker of popular system cleaning program CCleaner

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Security software giant Avast has acquired Piriform, the U.K.-based company behind CCleaner — one of the most popular system cleaners on desktop and mobile. Founded out of London in 2004, Piriform is a privately-held company that makes a number of utility programs and optimization tools for Windows, Mac, and Android. The most well-known of these products is CCleaner, which helps Windows, Mac, and Android users delete temporary or otherwise unwanted files left by other software, thus freeing up resources on the machine. Piriform said that CCleaner is used by 130 million people, including 15 million on Android. Founded in 1988, Avast is one of the most well-known brands... Read More
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Google’s smart feed digs up content based on your interests

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Google is making its flagship search product more personal with a revised feed that the company launched today. The updated feed — a lineup of cards personalized to each user’s interests — will first appear on iOS and Android, before expanding to other platforms. Users’ feeds are based on each person’s use of Google services. The factors that affect what content is shown in a feed include users’ search histories, YouTube watching habits, and activities in Chrome. In addition, users can also choose to follow topics that they care about, like Labradoodles, healthcare policy, professional cycling, and more. The cards will prov... Read More
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Google introduces the feed, a personalized stream of news on iOS and Android

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Google introduces the feed, a personalized stream of news on iOS and Android - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.win... Read More
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With Entry Into Interest Curation, Google Goes Head-To-Head With Facebook

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Enlarge this image Google CEO Sundar Pichai talks about the new Google Assistant during a 2016 product event in San Francisco. The voice assistant is one of a number of Google products that will provide user data to the curation service that the company is launching today. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption ... Read More
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Bixby voice support is rolling out to all Samsung Galaxy S8 users today

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Bixby voice support is rolling out to all Samsung Galaxy S8 users today - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLo... Read More
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Nintendo’s Switch Online smartphone app is now available

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Nintendo's Switch Online smartphone app is now available - The Verge... Read More
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Adobe updates Lightroom for iOS with Apple Pencil and 3D Touch support

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Adobe updates Lightroom for iOS with Apple Pencil and 3D Touch support - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoa... Read More
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Snapchat adds multi-snap recording and Photoshop-style editing features

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Snapchat adds multi-snap recording and Photoshop-style editing features - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLo... Read More
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TunnelBear targets growing privacy concerns with a new VPN service for teams

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Popular virtual private network (VPN) provider TunnelBear has announced a new business-focused product designed to help companies manage VPN access across teams. While VPNs have been popular tools in the online world for years, helping internet users cloak their true location and access services usually restricted to other regions, in the wake of Donald Trump’s election victory last year a number of VPN and encrypted messaging services reported a surge in downloads. Concerns that the incoming governme... Read More
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Jide’s Remix OS, a desktop fork of Android, is being killed off

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Jide’s Remix OS, a desktop fork of Android, is being killed off - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!... Read More
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Genie Design Launches the Most Comprehensive Augmented Reality Solution to Date for the Interior Design Market

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AR-based mobile business platform aims to revolutionize the home design process NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 18, 2017– Genie Design has released a revolutionary mobile business platform aimed at the interior design and home décor markets. Available on iOS and Android, Genie Design combines proprietary augmented reality visualization technology developed by in-house experts over the last 4 years with a unique business model to bring features currently not offered by any other visualization tool. The app offers a patented solution that addresses challenges faced by home furnishing manufacturers, retailers and consumers, including: ... Read More
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Google Play Music on Android is now playable from search results

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Google Play Music on Android is now playable from search results - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!1... Read More
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Doodle Jump bounces into casinos as a ‘gamblified’ game

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Doodle Jump has been downloaded more than 250 million times as a mobile game. But now it is headed into casinos as a “gamblified” game, where you can now win (or lose) money on it in real-money gambling competitions. Gamblit Gaming has teamed up with game publisher Lima Sky to take Doodle Jump into the casinos through Gamblit’s TriStation G-Sports platforms in early 2018. It is part of Gamblit’s ambition to modernize casinos for younger gamblers in an age of more engaging games. Glendale, Calif.-based Gamblit has a variety of arcade-like games that are live in several casino... Read More
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You can root your Google Wifi router, but you’ll need a screwdriver

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You can root your Google Wifi router, but you'll need a screwdriver - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded... Read More
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Nokia 8 revealed in leaked images with dual-camera Zeiss optics

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This is the Nokia 8

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Ever since Finnish startup HMD Global Oy began building Android smartphones as the exclusive licensee of the Nokia name, fans of the storied brand have been waiting for the company to introduce a true flagship class device. And here it is: the Nokia 8. A followup to HMD’s introductory spring collection — which featured the Nokia 3, 5, and 6 — the Nokia 8 takes most of its design cues from that triumvirate. It’s not the first time we’ve seen this device, though; it ... Read More
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Dragon Ball Fighterz adds Trunks, plans closed beta

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Dragon Ball Fighterz is one of the most anticipated fighting games in recent memory, thanks to its gorgeous graphics that replicate the look of its source material. We even gave it one of our Unreal E3 Awards during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles last month. At the end of this past weekend’s EVO 2017 fighting game tournament, Bandai Namc... Read More
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Apple shows off some of the new emoji coming to iOS and macOS later this year

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Apple shows off some of the new emoji coming to iOS and macOS later this year - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.wi... Read More
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The Meizu Pro 7 has a second screen on the back, launches on July 26th

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Samsung Pay now supports PayPal in-store, in-app, and on the web

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Samsung has announced that its mobile payments services, Samsung Pay, now supports PayPal payments in-store, on the web, and in-app — basically anywhere that Samsung Pay is accepted. The news comes three months after Google’s Android Pay service added support for PayPal, while last week Apple revealed that you could now pay for digital goods through Apple’s ... Read More
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The Essential Phone is reportedly coming to Japan, the UK, and other European countries

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The Essential Phone is reportedly coming to Japan, the UK, and other European countries - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{}... Read More
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Amazon’s Alexa is now on the HTC U11

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HMD Global launches 2 Nokia feature phones starting at $14.50

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The Nokia brand is creeping steadily back into the smartphone world, with the mid-range Nokia 6 smartphone introduced to the U.S. market earlier this month and the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 appearing in other markets around the world. But feature phones remain firmly on the agenda, as evidenced by a duo of low-priced Nokia devices officially unveiled today. Though Nokia itself no longer makes phones, the Finnish company helped establish a new business vehicle called HMD Global last year tha... Read More
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CVE-2014-7953 (android)

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References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please... Read More
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CVE-2014-7954 (android)

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CVE-2017-0664 (android)

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CVE-2017-0665 (android)

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CVE-2017-0666 (android)

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CVE-2017-0667 (android)

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CVE-2017-0671 (android)

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CVE-2017-0673 (android)

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CVE-2017-0674 (android)

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The future of the smartwatch should be smart watch bands

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The future of the smartwatch should be smart watch bands - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!1,Chorus.... Read More
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Survey reveals why drivers want safety not Apple CarPlay

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Car manufacturers, take heed: While you’re hard at work redefining the future of driving by developing completely autonomous vehicles, today’s consumers are looking for new cars loaded with both high-tech and safety features. While they’re willing to pay for these bells and whistles, it may not be as much as these features actually cost car companies. In researching Americans’ feelings toward the ever-evolving state of technology within cars, CheapCarInsurance.net surveyed 1,000 drivers to reveal what features they cared about the most. Of the 10 most important features, eight ... Read More
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Google Maps now can tell you the best time of day to travel to your destination

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Google Maps now can tell you the best time of day to travel to your destination - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.... Read More
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The Best Wireless Headset for the Office

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Our pick Plantronics Voyager Focus UC The best all-around stereo headset that can connect to your computer and mobile phone for calls and music. Features include excellent battery life, great music and voice audio quality, a comfortable fit for most people, plus active noise cancelling to minimize distracting outside sounds. *At the time of publishing, the price was $194. The Voyager UC didn’... Read More
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ZTE launches a $99 phone with a fingerprint sensor

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ZTE launches a $99 phone with a fingerprint sensor - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!1,Chorus.AddScr... Read More
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Alcatel’s new Windows Phone flagship for Europe delays the inevitable

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Alcatel's new Windows Phone flagship for Europe delays the inevitable - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoad... Read More
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Everyone seems to hate the new Skype

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Everyone seems to hate the new Skype - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!1,Chorus.AddScript=function(o... Read More
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Android killed Windows Phone, not Apple

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Android killed Windows Phone, not Apple - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!1,Chorus.AddScript=functio... Read More
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WhatsApp now lets you share any file-type with other users

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WhatsApp is rolling out an update to its billion-plus global user base that lets them share any kinds of files with other users. The Facebook-owned messaging giant first debuted file-sharing early last year, though it was restricted to PDF and text-focused files such as .doc, .txt, .csv, and .xls. Last month, however, some users reported seeing an update within the app that allowed them to share any file st... Read More
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PC Gaming Weekly: Overwatch steps into the esports spotlight

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The watch is beginning for seven esports teams in the U.S. and Asia, and it’s going to have an impact on an industry that research firm Newzoo expects will grow 41.3 percent to $696 million in 2017. Let’s just hope that this doesn’t mean another championship for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Wednesday, Blizzard announced ... Read More
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Sony’s 4K Android TVs will soon work with Amazon Echo devices

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The PC market isn’t sinking like it once was, here’s why

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The fact that the personal computer market isn’t sinking as fast as it did just a few years ago is good news for the world’s biggest PC makers. Worldwide shipments of PCs declined 3.3% year-over-year in the second quarter to 60.5 million, the International Data Corporation said on Wednesday. Analyst firm Gartner published a similar PC shipment report Wednesday that showed PC shipments had dropped at a slightly higher rate—4.3%—year-over-year to 61 million. IDC sounded optimistic that the PC market may stabilize soon. Jay Chou, an IDC research manager for ... Read More
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Mobile app too slow? 5 best tips for mobile immediacy with users (VB Live)

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It’s a tough balancing act between delivering rich content and letting players enjoy the game without a painful loading screen. Catch up on this VB Live event for a deep dive into the best practices for reducing load times across both the mobile web and apps. Access this VB Live event for free on demand right here. Qualtrics data shows that the average app is losing 77 percent of its daily active users within the first three days after the install. Within 30 days, it’s lost 90 perce... Read More
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The Best Online Cloud Backup Service

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Our Pick CrashPlan for Home Code42’s CrashPlan offers flexible, reliable online backups at a reasonable price. Even if you’re a careful person, the various problems that could lead to lost data—malware, software bugs, user error, theft, fire, flood, and so on—make backups a necessity. As broadband speeds slowly but surely improve, online backup services are becoming an increasingly smart addition to your overall backup strategy: Pay five bucks a month (give or take), install an app on your computer that runs... Read More
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Clarifai launches SDK for training AI on your iPhone

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Computer vision startup Clarifai has launched a mobile software development kit (SDK) in limited preview today to process and carry out artificial intelligence on iOS devices. An Android version is also in the works. The news was announced onstage today by Clarifai founder Matt Zeiler at MB 2017, a gathering of AI and bot industry innovators being held at Fort Mason in San Francisco, California. The news is significant because it allows mobile users to carry out AI computations — even on their iPhone without a connection to the cloud, which is typically how machine learning is handled on mobile devices today. Compute... Read More
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Findo automatically schedules tasks based on the content of your emails

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Findo, an AI-focused smart search startup that’s striving to help people find information buried in cloud accounts, documents, and email attachments, has announced a new personal assistant designed to automatically create tasks and reminders based on the content of your emails. Similar to Findo’s other AI-infused productivity tools, Yva.ai uses natural language processing (NLP) to dissect and understand the content of your emails, while leaning on machine learning to identify tasks issued to you within any of your emails. Email: alive and kicking Email may be on the decline in some spheres, with mobile messaging apps such... Read More
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Nimble Launches Partner Program to Address Growing Market Demand for its Award Winning Social Selling CRM

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Provides Resellers and Distribution Partners with an Affordable Social Sales and Marketing CRM Add-on Solution for Office 365 and GSuite SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 12, 2017– Nimble, the pioneer of Social Sales and Marketing CRM, today announced the launch of the global ... Read More
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Symantec to acquire Israeli mobile security startup Skycure

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U.S. antivirus software giant Symantec has acquired Israeli mobile security firm Skycure in a bid to bolster its Cyber Defense platform for enterprise customers. The predictive threat detection platform, which is specifically designed for mobile devices, will be made available to Symantec Endpoint Protection and Norton Antivirus customers and partners once the deal closes. While Symantec has not yet revealed any financial details, reports are suggesting that the sum could total $270 million (approx. £210 million). ‘Mobile is a core component of our strategy and the acquisition of Skycure is a major step forward in executing it. To... Read More
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5 AI-powered companies gaining traction for 2017

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AI is becoming a way of life for many of us. We check on flights using a chatbot like Mezi, we benefit from the AI within the booking engine used at Hopper’s website, and we are sending messages to businesses easier thanks to the machine learning at Yelp. It should not come as a big surprise when the AI improves, advances, and becomes even more helpful. After all, taking a cue from the human brain, AI is always adapting, looking for new ways to help us on a constant iteration cycle. The engineers behind AI are keen to make the techno... Read More
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This might be Google’s next Pixel XL

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Nokia 6 is now available on Amazon for $179.99 if you love lock screen ads

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These new Android Wear watches start at under $100

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These new Android Wear watches start at under $100 - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!1,Chorus.AddScr... Read More
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Google Play’s Indie Games Festival now taking submissions until August 6

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The second Google Play Indie Games Festival will be held in San Francisco on September 23, and it’s now accepting submissions. Developers can submit their mobile games through an online form until August 6. The festival shines a spotlight on indie mobile games developed for Android. In its inaugural year, there were seven finalists and three winners, all of which were puzzle games. This year, 20 developers will be selected as finalists, who will demo their games to a panel of judges and have a chance to win one of three awards available. Accord... Read More
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Nimble Launches Add-in for Microsoft Office 365 and Outlook, Delivering Social Business Insights on People and Companies

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Free Nimble Add-in Delivers Contact and Company Background Details to Office 365 SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 11, 2017– Nimble, the pioneer of Social Sales and Marketing CRM, today announced Nimble Smart Contacts App, a new freemium add-in for Microsoft Office 365, Outlook desktop and iOS that delivers instant social business insights o... Read More
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The best Amazon Prime Day deals

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Amazon’s Prime Day is finally here. Things kicked off last night—because why limit the acquisition of stuff to just one day?—and the online retail giant’s version of Black Friday runs for 30 hours.If swiping and tapping is too much for you, voice shopping deals started last night. Just asked your Alexa-compatible device, “Alexa, what are your deals?” You need to be an Amazon Prime member to shop the best deals, but you can sign u... Read More
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Louis Vuitton is the latest luxury fashion brand to jump on the Android Wear train

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Louis Vuitton is the latest luxury fashion brand to jump on the Android Wear train - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chor... Read More
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Audi’s A8 is a declaration of war on buttons, but now the battle with fingerprints begins

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Audi’s A8 is a declaration of war on buttons, but now the battle with fingerprints begins - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus... Read More
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Symantec to acquire mobile cybersecurity startup Skycure

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Security software giant Symantec is continuing its recent spate of acquisitions with the news that it plans to buy U.S / Israeli cybersecurity company Skycure. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2012, Skycure specializes in predicting, detecting, and preventing a range of attacks, including malware, network, and vulnerability exploits. More specifically, the company focuses on mobile threat defence (MTD), which is particularly crucial to enterprises in an age where “bring your own device” (BYOD) policies are in... Read More
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LiquidSky lets you play your PC games on Android devices

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Cloud gaming platform LiquidSky has launched its revamped Android app, enabling mobile gamers to play their PC games anytime, anywhere on their mobile devices running the Android operating system. The LiquidSky 2.0 beta on Android fulfills one of the promises of cloud gaming, the company said, by enabling gamers to play their high-quality PC games on mobile hardware that wasn’t designed to run them. It does so by running the game in the cloud and streaming the images to the smartphone or tablet in an efficient way, said Jason Kirby, chief revenue officer at New York-based Li... Read More
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Jam City launches Snoopy Pop mobile game and donates money to Canine Companions charity

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Jam City and Peanuts Worldwide launched Snoopy Pop, a bubble shooter game with the Peanuts characters and Snoopy alter-egos from the classic comic by Charles M. Schulz. The game is part of Jam City’s ongoing bet that big brands such as Peanuts and Futurama will help it generate sustainable, long-lasting hits that fans come back to over and over again. On June 29, Jam City launched its Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow mobile game with content from creator Matt Groening. Additionally, Jam City also sai... Read More
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CVE-2014-7953

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Description Race condition in the bindBackupAgent method in the ActivityManagerService in Android 4.4.4 allows local users with adb shell access to execute arbitrary code or any valid package as system by running "pm install" with the target apk, and simultaneously running a crafted script to process logcat's output looking for a dexopt line, which once found should execute bindBackupAgent with the uid member of the ApplicationInfo parameter set to 1000. Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/07/2017 ... Read More
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CVE-2014-7954

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Description Directory traversal vulnerability in the doSendObjectInfo method in frameworks/av/media/mtp/MtpServer.cpp in Android 4.4.4 allows physically proximate attackers with a direct connection to the target Android device to upload files outside of the sdcard via a .. (dot dot) in a name parameter of an MTP request. Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/07/2017 ... Read More
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CVE-2016-0959 (air, air_sdk, air_sdk_&_compiler, flash_player, flash_player_extended_support_release, flash_player_for_linux)

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Current Description Use after free vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime before 20.0.0.267, Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release before 18.0.0.324, Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome before 20.0.0.267, Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 before 20.0.0.267, Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer 10 and 11 before 20.0.0.267, Adobe Flash Player for Linux before 11.2.202.559, AIR Desktop Runtime before 20.0.0.233, AIR SDK before 20.0.0.233, AIR SDK & Compiler before 20.0.0.233, AIR for Android before 20.0.0.233. Source:  MITRE      ... Read More
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Andy Rubin’s Essential is staying quiet on the Essential Phone delay

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Andy Rubin’s Essential is staying quiet on the Essential Phone delay - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.splice(idx, 1); } } if (fontUrls.length > 0) { setTimeout(onload, 0); } } onload(); })(document); var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoa... Read More