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Motorola reversal: Moto G4 Plus to get updated to Android 8.0

Motorola reversal: Moto G4 Plus to get updated to Android 8.0

The company wrote in one of its blogs that the Moto G series has been created to get one major Android update in its lifecycle and the moto G4 Plus was no exception. It's now apologizing for the miscommunication. Hey Whats-up guys welcome to the 13th episode of the tech updates, let's get started. Furthermore, the usage of glass body allowed Motorola to add IP68 certification this time around, unlike the IP54 certification seen in earlier Moto smartphones. Read More

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Rafa Benitez focused on keeping up momentum after third successive Newcastle win

Rafa Benitez focused on keeping up momentum after third successive Newcastle win

Lascelles had scored the only goal of the game against Swansea City six days earlier - again a header from a Ritchie corner - and Pieters and his team-mates had watched videos of the strike. Meanwhile, United captain Lascelles is looking to score more goals. The 27-year-old forward joined Newcastle this summer after departing from Deportivo, and has so far scored one goal this season in the Premier League. Read More

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United States vs Kaspersky: Politically-Charged 'Wholesale Attack' on Russian Businesses

United States vs Kaspersky: Politically-Charged 'Wholesale Attack' on Russian Businesses

For those that aren't familiar, Kaspersky has been one of the firms most commonly associated with researching and securing against common security threats like Wanna Cry and others. While he described the revenue his firm earns from the USA government as "close to zero", the wider United States market accounts for about a quarter of Kaspersky's sales. Read More

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Huawei Mate 10 to be launched on October 16

Huawei Mate 10 to be launched on October 16

While Huawei is working on some mid-range smartphones, Huawei Mate 10 is the most anticipated device from the company. So we assume it to be the press invite for the Huawei Mate 10 . How much will the Huawei Mate 10 cost? While it's a little earlier than the launch of the Mate 9 past year, it also took place in Munich, leading us to believe this is the real deal. Read More

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No Man's Sky's Story Overhaul Gives The Game Focus

No Man's Sky's Story Overhaul Gives The Game Focus

Visualized by unusual floating orbs, up to 16 players can see and communicate with one another, and explore the universe together. Players will be able to voice chat with other players if they are nearby. No Man's Sky's photo mode now supports depth of field. Space stations now have a Mission Agent who provides you with "unique and rewarding new tasks". Read More

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Password guru has new advice for keeping your data safe

Password guru has new advice for keeping your data safe

In an 8-page guide, he decreed that passwords should be made from unusual mixes of capital and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols, and that they should be changed regularly. Those guidelines have since been updated, but Burr's advice has spread over the last decade and become nearly ubiquitous. Instead, length is the best way to make them less easy to hack. Read More

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For Honor is getting a free weekend starting on Thursday

For Honor is getting a free weekend starting on Thursday

Ubisoft will be holding a free weekend for For Honor , giving those yet to give the swords and shield battler a go, the chance to do so for a few days without forking over any cash. All content available in the full game will be accessible during the trial, and all save and achievements progress will carry over to the main game if you decide to buy it. Read More

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LG V30 Smartphone To Offer Cinematic Video & Audio Experience

The announcement of LG V30 is expected this summer, as a response, LG has not yet released iPhone 8 Apple , the show is scheduled for September 17. Further, Android Authority says that the LG V30 smartphone will have a " floating bar " which will be as good as a second screen. As LG's first OLED smartphone since the LG G Flex 2 in 2015, the shift marks a move by LG to extend its OLED leadership from the premium TV sector into the premium smartphone space. Read More

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The fine print behind Microsoft's new Surface financing plan, Surface Plus

The fine print behind Microsoft's new Surface financing plan, Surface Plus

Additionally, Microsoft's Surface Hub digital whiteboard, which costs $9,000, is available to corporate customers via monthly installments, which was previously unavailable. The program also includes a dedicated device service and support, as well as an in-store support and tech help. After 18 months, you can upgrade to the latest Surface device, as long as you turn in your existing gadget and agree to a new 24-month payment plan for the new one. Read More

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Mike Pence Claims US Ready to Protect Baltic Countries From 'Russian Aggression'

Mike Pence Claims US Ready to Protect Baltic Countries From 'Russian Aggression'

US Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speech next to Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid as they visit NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence mission and Estonian troops in Tallinn, Estonia July 31, 2017. "We believe China should do more", he said when asked about the recent firing of a missile by North Korea towards Japan. Vice President Mike Pence said the Trump administration is committed to cracking down on Russian Federation for its threatening acts but is hopeful the country ... Read More

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Galaxy Note FE now available for purchase in South Korea

Galaxy Note FE now available for purchase in South Korea

The device has internal storage of 32GB which is expandable up to 256GB through a MicroSD card. The 5.7-inch display comes with a 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution, having a 386 ppi pixel density. Its 3,300mAh battery is housed in a metal unibody, which comes in either black or gold. Both the phones also come equipped with the Galaxy On Max's supposed USP features, aka, Samsung Pay Mini and Social camera. Read More

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Microsoft to cut 3000 jobs to boost cloud growth

Microsoft to cut 3000 jobs to boost cloud growth

Microsoft has confirmed it will be culling a few jobs out of its 121,000 strong employee base and that it is part of its regular business evaluation steps. This marks the second year in a row Microsoft announced big layoffs near the beginning of its fiscal year on July 1. The sales growth for Microsoft's cloud business has been vastly improving in recent months and year. Read More

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Microsoft Is Planning Sales Reorganization Focused on Cloud

Microsoft Is Planning Sales Reorganization Focused on Cloud

The publication reported that the layoff will be announced as soon as next week and was said to impact Worldwide Commercial Business under Judson Althoff and Jean Philippe Courtois. A recent study found Microsoft to be ahead of the game already, in this regard. With the aim to increase sales of its cloud-based products over licenses for PC and server software, Microsoft is planning a major reorganisation of its global sales force. Read More

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Marine Le Pen charged over finance scandal

Marine Le Pen charged over finance scandal

The allegations contend that Le Pen and the National Front used funds from the European Parliament, the EU's legislative body, to pay party staff members, according to Agence France-Presse . She will also seek a suspension of the investigation. "There is nothing illegal", Florian Philippot, the party's vice president, said. Her lawyer Rodolphe Bosselut confirmed the charges, stating the former presidential candidate had been summoned by investigating magistrates in Paris and was placed ... Read More

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Instagram Stories Pass Snapchat in Daily Users

Instagram Stories Pass Snapchat in Daily Users

New statistics reveal that the ephemeral messaging app has taken a major hit in user engagement while arch-rival, Instagram has recorded a 50 million user increase between April and now. It also means that Stories' daily audience growth has picked up its pace as Snapchat's own daily audience growth struggles to surpass single-digit percentages. Read More

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Facebook says using AI to fight terrorism on its platform

Facebook says using AI to fight terrorism on its platform

More than 150 people, including counter-terror experts, former prosecutors, ex-law enforcement, analysts and engineers, are employed at Facebook to "exclusively or primarily" focus on "countering terrorism ", the company said . This is a departure from Facebook's usual policy of only reporting suspect content if users report it first. Facebook is also developing "text-based signals" from previously removed posts that praised or supported terrorist organizations. Read More

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Metroid Prime 4 CONFIRMED in Development for the Nintendo Switch

Metroid Prime 4 is in development for Switch, Nintendo announced during its E3 2017 spotlight showcase. Ten years ago, Nintendo released Metroid Prime 3: Corruption for the Wii, and since then, the franchise has gone dark. So far nothing is known about the game. For the uninitiated, the Metroid trilogy had you in the role of bounty hunter Samus Aran who was tasked with exploring varied, alien landscapes, battling space pirates, and solving puzzles along the way. Read More

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