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There isn't a firm release date (though Rubin hopes to ship it within 30 days) and just a single mod is available for purchase. Verizon exclusivity has hindered adoption of the Pixel phone. At the moment, it's not clear what Essential's policy regarding major software updates is. Google's engineering prowess made its first phone a lovely marriage of hardware and software, and we've yet to see a handset that can rival it in terns of OS performance.
  • Microsoft says after WannaCry attack governments should end 'hoarding' security vulnerabilities

    Microsoft says after WannaCry attack governments should end 'hoarding' security vulnerabilities

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    Microsoft's President and Chief Legal Officer, Brad Smith, says this week's WannaCry attack "provides yet another example of why the stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments is such a problem". However, as we have seen from Edward's Snowden revelations, nearly everything that we have ever suspected about government spying is true. The NSA reportedly knew of the Heartbleed bug for at least two years in order to exploit it for intelligence gathering before the security ...
  • British Airways cancels flights after major computer outage

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    British Airways (BA) canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers. Delays were reported in other European cities including Rome, Prague, Milan, Stockholm and Malaga. "If you are due to fly to/from Heathrow or Gatwick on Sunday May 28 or Monday May 29 and no longer wish to travel, even if your flight is still operating, you can rebook to travel up to and including June 10", it said.
  • Take-Two has Acquired Kerbal Space Program

    Take-Two has Acquired Kerbal Space Program

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    Kerbal Space Program released on Steam back in 2011 and has grown in popularity since and as a result the game now has an Overwhelmingly Positive review rating on Steam with 97% of players recommending the game. The team at Take-Two are big fans of KSP , who have been persistently knocking on our door trying to work with us for a long time. "We view Kerbal Space Program as a new, long-term franchise that adds a well-respected and beloved IP to Take-Two's portfolio as we continue to ...
  • US House committee subpoenas ex-National Security Adviser

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    The three subpoenas related to unmasking targeted information on requests from former Obama officials. Those subpoenas reportedly went to Obama's national security adviser, Susan Rice, his United Nations ambassador, Samantha Power, and his Central Intelligence Agency director, John Brennan.
  • Eighth-grader from Arkansas eliminated at annual Scripps National Spelling Bee

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    So far, the first two Minnesotans to be thrown a word in the preliminary round have spelled correctly during the national telecast on ESPN3. The finalists were determined by their scores on the written test taken Tuesday. today if her ideal score in the oral rounds, combined with her score in a written spelling and vocabulary test, will be enough to advance to Thursday's final rounds .
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to Go on Sale via Flipkart, Mi.com

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to Go on Sale via Flipkart, Mi.com

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    Xiaomi has been really busy these last few weeks, releasing its flagship smartphone, the Mi 6, and the Mi Max 2. Delving further into the new render, spotted by MobileXpose , the Mi Note 3 is seen flaunting a similar design like its predecessor, the Mi Note 2.
  • Mandir-Masjid dispute to be solved through dialogue: Adityanath

    Mandir-Masjid dispute to be solved through dialogue: Adityanath

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    In his first visit to Ayodhya after taking charge, Adityanath went to the makeshift temple in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid complex and spent almost 30 minutes there. Adityanath also held a meeting with the administration for two and half hours and participated in the birthday celebrations of Mahant Nritya Gopal Das , chief priest and head of the Ramjanmabhoomi Nyaas, which led the Ram temple movement in the 1990s.
  • Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.23 per litre, diesel by 89 paise

    Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.23 per litre, diesel by 89 paise

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    Indian Oil said in a press release. After the government's decision, diesel prices will be reduced to Rs81.4 from earlier Rs83/litre. There is no change in the price of Kerosene oil and light diesel. The movement of prices in the global oil market and INR-USD exchange rate will continue to be monitored closely and developing trends of the market will be reflected in future price changes, it said.
  • Gear VR Gets Chromecast Streaming Before Google's Daydream

    Gear VR Gets Chromecast Streaming Before Google's Daydream

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    With this new functionality, you'll be able to stream the content you see through Chromecast , for instance allowing you to broadcast what you're now experiencing through your TV. What is Samsung Gear VR? The updates come as mobile VR headsets from a variety of manufacturers look to bolster their features in coming months.
  • USA shoots down mock ICBM with interceptor rocket

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    The test comes as North Korea is pacing up its effort to develop and field intercontinental ballistic missiles that already can reach Guam and could soon reach Hawaii, Alaska and the US Pacific west coast. Amid North Korea tensions, the United States just tested its first ever interceptor to shoot down an ICBM . Pyongyang has repeatedly defied a United Nations resolution banning all nuclear and missile activity, and has ramped up the pace of its tests in recent months.