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You be the judge. While Shrek may be the movie that the song is known for, Star Wars can certainly pull off a great rendition. "Congratulations", the website said, adding that the day took off once the Internet began connecting fans. Government officials from various parts of the world, including Australia, Russia, Canada and the United Kingdom, also shared messages under the tagline May the Fourth be with you.
  • WhatsApp: Down once again on Wednesday

    WhatsApp: Down once again on Wednesday

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    Monitoring website Down Detector reported hundreds of people complaining about the outage. Meanwhile, WhatsApp is undergoing scrutiny from the Supreme Court in India. "Around half of complaints (56 per cent) this time around were related to connection issues, while 32 per cent of those who logged problems with the site said they were having trouble receiving messages", Down Detector noted.
  • Google Assistant is coming to the iPhone

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    Google Assistant will also be more proactive, now nudging you to leave earlier if the traffic to your next appointment is bad, rather than waiting for you to ask about it. "Whether at home or on the go, your Assistant is here to help". Amazon has already been in the fray for not letting users block certain callers along with a bunch of other privacy issues including the ability to record calls and send text messages to both your Echo and Alexa app.
  • Google is improving its Assistant and Home in a big way

    Google is improving its Assistant and Home in a big way

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    It's growing its lead over the competition. The new integrations and features coming to Google Home are also worth a view. Notification dots . As you may know, app notifications now appear at the top of the screen and are accessible via a pull-down notification shade.
  • Make your own Google Home commands with new shortcuts setting

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    Strictly speaking, Google's I/O conference is a developer's conference, which is why much of the announcements are around features such as new programming concepts and AI-driven approaches. The new API will work for Android Pay users as well, but the payments tool can not be used for iPhone apps or for the desktop web. Moments before the start of the Google I/O developer conference, Google put its new device-finding app up on the Google Play Store.
  • Google Assistant Now Works On iPhone

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    CEO Sundar Pichai says the new Google Lens is a set of vision-based computing capabilities that can understand what you are looking at. Another tool in Google Photos will prompt you to share photos you take with people you know. While Apple's iPhone apps don't cross over onto Google's Android devices, an array of Google apps have always been available for iOS, and today Google confirmed that its virtual Assistant service will soon be sharing space on your iPhone next to Siri.
  • Mysterious dead 50-foot sea creature identified

    Mysterious dead 50-foot sea creature identified

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    Thirty-seven year-old resident Asrul Tuanakota happened upon it accidentally at night, first mistaking it for a stranded boat. The almost 50-foot-long marine creature was found lying on Hulung Beach on Seram Island , Indonesia, and was discovered by 37-year-old Asrul Tuanakota, a local resident, who initially mistook the creature for a boat, reported the Jakarta Globe .
  • Google is looking to AI to vault Android ahead of iOS

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    The Assistant is also made smarter and more natural. You'll be able to do nearly anything you would on any existing Google Assistant-capable device, including controlling your smart home appliances with just your voice. And we're only just starting to figure out where and how those systems will fit into our lives and how we'll interact with them. Google also introduced the Play Console Dashboard, a new feature which will help developers better understand what's causing battery drain, ...
  • Motor mouth: T. rex could bite with the force of three cars

    Motor mouth: T. rex could bite with the force of three cars

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    A study published Wednesday in the journal Scientific Reports reveals the power of the animal's bite. They were not based on living animals for which we know the bite force. "The combination of impressive bite force and stout teeth set T. rex apart", said lead author Paul Gignac , an assistant professor at Oklahoma State University.
  • An alert researcher, teamwork helped stem huge cyberattack

    An alert researcher, teamwork helped stem huge cyberattack

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    Sanger, Sewell Chan, Mark Scott, Motoko Rich, Keith Bradsher, Joe Cochrane, Steve Lohr, Austin Ramzy, Paul Mozur, Richard C. Paddock and Ceylan Yeginsu of The New York Times. Russian cellular phone operators Megafon and MTS said some of their computers were hit and the Russian national railway system said although it was attacked, rail operations were unaffected.
  • Beware, WannaCry cyber attack may just be the beginning

    Beware, WannaCry cyber attack may just be the beginning

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    Ransomware blocks users' access to files and threatens to destroy them unless the attackers are paid, in this case in the digital currency, bitcoin. While individuals and organizations can not anticipate and combat every ransomware or other cyber-security threat, there are steps to take that decrease the likelihood of becoming the victim of an attack.
  • Trending Stock Alert: Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA)

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    For full-year 2017, the retailer expects comps to be down between 6%-7%, with earnings per share in the range of 10 cents and 15 cents, much lower than Ascena's previous forecast of 37 cents to 42 cents per share. So far, analysts are sticking with their bearish recommendations with the consensus call at 3.3. In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to ...