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In his last weeks of office, President Barack Obama requested top-secret intelligence that identified seven states where it had reason to believe Russian operatives had compromised state websites or databases. "This seems to be either old news or incorrect news", Michael Haas, administrator of the Wisconsin Elections Commission, said of the report. This is not the first NBC report on possible Russian hacking that has drawn criticism from the DHS.
  • Dropbox files to go public 10 years after launch

    Dropbox files to go public 10 years after launch

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    Drew Houston , chief executive of Dropbox, helped found the company in 2007, initially naming it Even Flow after a song of the same name by the rock band Pearl Jam. Several other high-flying Silicon Valley companies - from Uber to Airbnb - are no doubt watching closely how Dropbox performs as they mull when to time their own public offerings.
  • Apple's AirPods are finally getting new features

    Apple's AirPods are finally getting new features

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    Currently, users must tap the side of an AirPod and then say "Hey Siri " to use voice commands. So let's dive in to see some more details on the matter. So, further improvement in the tech will only add to Apple's lead as numerous headphone manufacturers are still facing issues to offer foolproof sync between wireless headsets and smartphones.
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 had one last AR surprise but now it's leaked

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    I mention cameras plural because the larger S9+ will have an extra camera sensor, a là Note 8 , likely for long-distance photography and facilitating Live Focus portrait shots. Samsung will most likely keep the fingerprint scanner on the back of the devices to accommodate the 18:9:5 aspect ratio. Visually they will resemble their predecessors but with a slightly smaller bottom bezel, a spate of leaks suggest.
  • Land Rover claims toughest smartphone in the world

    Land Rover claims toughest smartphone in the world

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    The Explore also boasts a huge 4 000mAh battery. The "Explore" phone has even been created to bear Land Rover hallmarks such as its bumper, grille and roof lines, with its camera representing a headlamp. Land Rover will also be offering a "Bike Pack" with a mount for both the bike stem and handle bars. It can even withstand being submerged in water up to 1.8 metres deep.
  • Snapdragon 845 enables streaming to multiple Bluetooth devices

    Snapdragon 845 enables streaming to multiple Bluetooth devices

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    Lenovo also announced the Mirage Solo with Daydream which is also powered by the SD835 at CES 2018. "Qualcomm Technologies continue to push the boundaries of what is possible with wireless audio technologies, and broadcast helps consumers to share their music in new and exciting ways directly from their mobile phone", said Anthony Murray, senior vice president and general manager of voice and music for Qualcomm, in the same February release.
  • Google Pay launches to replace Android Pay and Google Wallet

    Google Pay launches to replace Android Pay and Google Wallet

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    Everything Android Pay offered is still there including all your linked cards, the ability to pay for things in supported stores. The Google app now allows users to use voice commands such as "what is my ETA" or "when is the next turn" while using Offline Maps for navigating from one place to another.
  • PS VR Game Moss Out on February 27, Launch Trailer Live

    PS VR Game Moss Out on February 27, Launch Trailer Live

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    Moss is set to land on PS VR as soon as 12am GMT on Tuesday, February 27, with the game going live for others to purchase outright from around 1-5am GMT the very same day. As this is Polyarc's first game they chose to build it with virtual reality in mind from the very beginning, according to the company's website . Meet Quill, a young mouse with dreams of greatness beyond the confines of her quiet settlement.
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ completely leak, everything revealed here

    Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ completely leak, everything revealed here

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    The event is scheduled to start at 6PM CET which is 10:30PM IST in India. It is normal trait that specs and features of the about to launch smartphones are leakers before launch. The pattern of a Galaxy S9 is a lot like a Galaxy S8 . The report suggests that the smartphones will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor in the U.S.
  • Daniel LaRusso and Johnny finally come face-to-face again in Karate Kid reboot

    Daniel LaRusso and Johnny finally come face-to-face again in Karate Kid reboot

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    The actors originally played the characters in the 1984 movie The Karate Kid , which was followed by two sequels, a spinoff, a remake and an animated series. Looking for a way to regain his goal and mojo, Johnny then decides to reopen the old dojo. Other stars expected to appear include Xolo Maridueña , Miguel Diaz, Tanner Buchanan , Robby Keene and guest-star ed Asner , EW reported.