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Research Smart TVs become new path for hackers to attack
Author: 0 Smart TVs become new path for hackers to attack

Consumer Reports said it was able to hack into TCL's Roku TV via a feature that Roku created, which lets a viewer use a smartphone, or other platform, to act like a remote control. The Samsung flaw was more hard to exploit and had specific circumstances needed to work. Do you have a smart TV? "It's as though once you unlocked your door, the door would never lock again".

Research Nest is being rolled into Google's hardware team
Author: 0 Nest is being rolled into Google's hardware team

Now Google is bringing the once-independent Nest brand back under its wing - and plans to make every Nest product work with Google's voice AI, Google Assistant . The internet-connected devices company bought by Google for $3 billion in 2014 will be folded back into Google, the company announced today (Feb.

Research Drake $50k Gift Will Help Pay for Brand New Shelter!!!
Author: 0 Drake $50k Gift Will Help Pay for Brand New Shelter!!!

For the rapper's latest good deed, he dropped in on some unsuspecting shoppers at a Miami supermarket and, you know, casually spent over $50,000 paying for strangers' groceries. He also shot some footage at Miami Senior High School , to which he reportedly donated $25,000 and promised the students new uniforms. "I was contacted this weekend about doing a video speaking about where I come from, things I've been through, and why it is so important for scholarship donors to continue to ...

Research The Surge 2 announced for 2019 on consoles and PC
Author: 0 The Surge 2 announced for 2019 on consoles and PC

The Surge takes its inspiration from the Dark Souls series of games and was Deck13's follow up to the well-received Lords of the Fallen . The Surge 2 , the sequel to 2017's solid sci-fi Soulslike, has been announced. " The Surge 2 keeps what fans and critics loved about the original - hardcore combat utilizing a unique, dynamic limb targeting system and deep character progression - while also expanding greatly upon the formula".

Research Whiteside in Commonwealth Games squad
Author: 0 Whiteside in Commonwealth Games squad

NORTH-EAST trio Pat and Luke McCormack and Calum French have been named as part of England's 12-strong boxing team for April's Commonwealth Games in Australia. "Competing alongside my twin brother (Luke has been selected at light-welterweight) will make the tournament event more exciting". "I know that they are all excited and they are all going to be focused on performing at their best".

Research Maruti Suzuki unveils ConceptFutureS
Author: 0 Maruti Suzuki unveils ConceptFutureS

But while we throw praises at the vehicle, we hope the exterior and interior stay the same and there's not much changed when the auto goes into final production as the interior speaks a lot about how Maruti Suzuki is transforming their design language.

Research Holy Smoke, Jaguar is bringing back the D-Type
Author: 0 Holy Smoke, Jaguar is bringing back the D-Type

While that one didn't sell, Sotheby's sold a 1955 D-Type in 2016 for nearly $22 million. So there's no raised eyebrow upon hearing that some models were sold for as much as $21 million at auction as the D-Type is regarded as one of the most valuable and significant Jags of all time.

Research Trump to Be Briefed on Democrats' Rebuttal to GOP Memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Trump to Be Briefed on Democrats' Rebuttal to GOP Memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation

Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist to President Donald Trump , is scheduled to speak with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators next week as they probe possible obstruction of justice by the president. A bunch of law-and-order, war-on-terrorism, lock-'em-up Republicans suddenly sound like spokesmen for the American Civil Liberties Union, so grave is their concern that our government might in any way trespass upon sacred due process.

Research Apple's Shazam deal has European Union regulators anxious about competition
Author: 0 Apple's Shazam deal has European Union regulators anxious about competition

The goal of the assessment is to determine the impact of Apple's takeover of Shazam on local competition in Europe. The European Commission said Tuesday it's reviewing the proposed acquisition. The case has the number M.8788 and can be followed on the Competition website of the European Commission . Apple and Shazam have worked together in the past, where way back in 2014, Apple integrated Shazam into iOS where users could use Siri to ask for song identification (which admittedly ...

Research Rainbow Six Siege Is Getting Another Free Weekend
Author: 0 Rainbow Six Siege Is Getting Another Free Weekend

After the free weekend, PC owners can try out the new Outbreak co-op mode on the Rainbow Six Siege test server, which goes up on March 6 and is available through April. Over 25 million players have already jumped into Rainbow Six Siege , and Ubisoft is looking to increase that number ahead of the game's free Outbreak event.

Author: 0 SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Launches Tuesday

NPR's Nell Greenfieldboyce has more on the launch here . SpaceX's new megarocket launched on its first test flight Tuesday from Florida's Kennedy Space Center as thousands jammed surrounding beaches. "At first, it sounds really easy". Priced at $ 90 million, the Falcon stands at 70 m, it has two stages and two boosters. "It's going to get whacked pretty hard", Musk said.

Research Lenovo recalls ThinkPad laptops for fire risk
Author: 0 Lenovo recalls ThinkPad laptops for fire risk

They were sold in silver and black. Lenovo states there are no recorded instances of any fires, but that to date three customers have experienced the unfastened screw coming loose, and the multinational has issued the voluntary recall as a precaution to avoid any risk.

Research Game Of Thrones Creators Will Write, Produce New Star Wars Films
Author: 0 Game Of Thrones Creators Will Write, Produce New Star Wars Films

They intend on getting the ball rolling on the Star Wars movies as soon as they've concluded working in the final Game of Thrones season. She went on to say, "Their command of complex characters, depth of story and richness of mythology will break new ground and boldly push Star Wars in ways I find incredibly exciting".

Research What Reviewers Are Saying About Apple HomePod
Author: 0 What Reviewers Are Saying About Apple HomePod

While Apple markets the HomePod for its audio ability, smart speaker competitors such as Amazon Echo and Google Home have superior AI assistant abilities in Alexa and Google Assistant. "The HomePod is a remarkable new kind of audio device", wrote Nilay Patel of the Verge . "If you have kids, they can just text anyone at will while you're in the bathroom and you can't stop it".

Research PS4 System Update 5.50 Features Supersampling, Parental Controls, and More
Author: 0 PS4 System Update 5.50 Features Supersampling, Parental Controls, and More

We're closing in on the launch of the next PlayStation 4 system software update . This allows accounts listed as family managers to manage playtime for child accounts. The PS Plus tab will show every game that users own from PS Plus' Monthly Free Games. Quick Menu Enhancements: This allows users to quickly access specific friends from their custom list.

Research Amazon drops lock screen ads from its Prime Exclusive phones starting tomorrow
Author: 0 Amazon drops lock screen ads from its Prime Exclusive phones starting tomorrow

Currently, you have to press a fingerprint sensor twice on these phones to unlock. Now, Prime Exclusive phones are getting much more compelling with news that Amazon is removing the lock screen ads. Finally, Amazon confirmed that the Prime Exclusive phone lineup will still exist for Prime members and that unlocked devices will still be available with a discount from the standard price tag.

Research PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One S Bundle Announced
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One S Bundle Announced

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds was arguably one of the biggest game sensations of 2017, and if you were planning to jump in on the recently-released Xbox One version of the title, a new bundle offering from Microsoft is packing in the wildly-popular shooter later this month.

Research Sony Xperia L2 launched in India: Know Specifications, Price
Author: 0 Sony Xperia L2 launched in India: Know Specifications, Price

The tweet which was posted on February 2 has however been deleted now. As of now, there is no word on what features the alleged smartphone will carry. The camera app lets the user switch between Portrait Selfie mode and Group Selfie mode, Portrait mode and a group selfie mode to fit all your friends in one picture.

Research Ozone Layer Recovery Limited To Polar Regions, Continues Thinning Elsewhere
Author: 0 Ozone Layer Recovery Limited To Polar Regions, Continues Thinning Elsewhere

Scientists demonstrated this using satellite measurements spanning the past 30 years combined with advanced statistical methods. The ozone layer is planet Earth's line of defense against harmful ultraviolet radiation . In an analysis published today in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , Ball and colleagues combined satellite data to examine ozone at mid-latitudes, from Earth's surface on up through the troposphere and the stratosphere.