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It took a year, but Google Allo finally works on a desktop
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Google Allo, Google’s latest attempt to stay relevant in the instant messaging market, is finally going to work on something other than a single smartphone. Google is launching a web interface for the struggling instant messaging service. Google Allo launched in September 2016, and it was missing so many basic messaging features it was dead on arrival. It […]

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Justice Department Demands 1.3 Million IP Addresses Related To Anti-Trump Website
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: In a blog post today, online web hosting provider DreamHost disclosed that it has been involved in a months-long legal battle with the Justice Department over records on visitors to an anti-Trump website. The dispute focuses on a Justice Department demand for information on data related […]

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Tracking the spread of culture through folktales
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Enlarge (credit: Starz) There’s a reason why the premise of American Gods is so alluring: the US is home to a wild and glorious mishmash of gods, folktales, and cultural heritage. One by one, groups from around the world picked up and landed on a new shore, bringing their stories with them. The mere existence […]

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Researchers report >4,000 apps that secretly record audio and steal logs
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(credit: Ron Amadeo) A single threat actor has aggressively bombarded Android users with more than 4,000 spyware apps since February, and in at least three cases the actor snuck the apps into Google’s official Play Market, security researchers said Thursday. Soniac was one of the three apps that made its way into Google Play, according to […]

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LG Q6 To Go On Sale On Amazon India From Thursday
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LG seems to be all set to launch its new smartphone, the LG Q6 in India, on Thursday, exclusively on Amazon.in. The smartphone that was launched globally by the South Korean company last month is now being teased by Amazon for the Aug 10 launch. In-fact, the listing also mentions that the 3 GB RAM […]

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Travis Kalanick reportedly sought to reassert control at Uber after ouster
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 Just under two months after resigning from Uber, former CEO Travis Kalanick has reportedly asked some former colleagues if they would support him in a potential shareholder battle, according to a new report by The Information. You’ll periodically find these kinds of proxy fights happening at public companies, but after his ouster, it appears that Kalanick […]

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New Information On Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL Surfaces
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We recently reported that Pixel 2 smartphone may be in the works, and it may actually feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 processor, competing with Zuk Z3 Max. Now, it looks like we have more information about Google’s upcoming flagship device. According to a recent post published on GizmoChina, images of smartphone gel cases from case […]

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Xiaomi Mi 6c Renders Surface Online
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Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi’s upcoming smartphone, the Mi 6c which is expected to be a toned-down version of the popular Mi 6, has been spotted again, thus giving out more information pertaining to its launch. According to a recent post published on Gadgets360, the Xiaomi Mi 6c renders showcases the phone with looks similar to […]

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Jabra Launches Elite Sport Earbuds With Heart Rate Monitor
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Jabra has recently launched its new true wireless earbuds under its new ‘Elite’ franchise, dubbed as the Jabra Elite Sport, which is claimed to be the most technically advanced, true wireless sports earbuds available in the market. The Elite Sport supports all major smartphone operating systems (both Android & iOS) and also has a focus […]

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