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Honor Launches Play Pad 2 Tablet with Snapdragon 425 SoC & 4800mAh Battery

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Honor Launches Play Pad 2 Tablet with Snapdragon 425 SoC & 4800mAh Battery

The mobile phone comes with 2GB RAM and Android 7 Nougat. The phone costs 799 Yuan ($116) in the country for the 2GB RAM model with 16GB of internal storage, while the 3GB RAM variant with 32GB of native storage will be available for 999 Yuan ($145).The Honor 6A will go on pre-order in China…

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Apple begins charging fees for Apple Music trials in some countries

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Apple begins charging fees for Apple Music trials in some countries

Several outlets have spotted that Apple’s website in Australia, Spain, and Switzerland is now showing that new Apple Music subscriptions will cost a buck rather than nothing.The move by Apple Music, which at last disclosure had “well past” 20 million paid subscribers, could be a trial balloon before instituting a 99 cent price tag to…

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Nike unveils new Day to Night Apple watch bands

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Nike unveils new Day to Night Apple watch bands

These new bands feature the same style as the existing Nike Sport Bands with a perforated design similar to the standard Sport Bands for Apple Watch.As a follow up to the Apple Watch NikeLab released in late April, Nike on Monday announced the Day to Night collection of Nike Sport Bands for Apple Watch Nike+.The…

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North Korea’s Unit 180, the cyber warfare cell that worries the West

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North Korea has test fired new missiles, officials in South Korea have said on Sunday morning, just a week after the secretive state launched a rocket it claimed was capable of carrying nuclear weapons.The rocket was sacked from a location near Pukchang, north of Pyongyang, reaching an altitude of 560km (348 miles) and flying about…

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French researchers claim cure for WannaCry-infected computers

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French researchers claim cure for WannaCry-infected computers

WannaCry appears to target mainly enterprises rather than consumers: Once it infects one machine, it silently proliferates across internal networks which can connect hundreds or thousands of machines in large firms, unlike individual consumers at home.In April, the Shadow Brokers leaked several cyber weapons online after reportedly hacking the NSA’s Equation Group. The virus displays…

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WannaCry spreads tears globally

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As a result, Microsoft has been forced to publish a security patch to curb the spread of “WannaCry” on systems running the unsupported Windows XP, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems. The MalwareTech researcher agreed that the threat hasn’t disappeared. They are having more luck dissecting flaws that limited its spread. But they…

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MMDA to enforce law on anti-distracted driving

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MMDA to enforce law on anti-distracted driving

Beginning Thursday, May 18, 2017, two key laws meant to improve road safety will come into force: Republic Act 10913 or the “Anti-Distracted Driving Act”, and RA 10666 or “An Act Providing for the Safety of Children Aboard Motorcycles”.R.A. 10193 is aimed at preventing road crashes caused by distracted driving, which the World Health Organization…

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Summer Reading Program set

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Summer Reading Program set

To into the library to sign up and pick your reading goal for the summer.Tuesdays, June 13, 20, 27, July 18, 25, August 1 (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.): Craftastic Tuesdays! Middle & high school students can participate in a Teen Summer Reading Raffle that includes fun prizes throughout the summer and a grand prize…

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Uber threatens to fire self-driving car engineer in trade secrets case

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Uber threatens to fire self-driving car engineer in trade secrets case

The announcement comes as Waymo has accused Lyft’s biggest competitor, Uber, of stealing trade secrets from the company to advance its own self-driving operation. “Waymo has presented strong evidence that Uber has stolen our trade secrets and used our confidential information”, Waymo said in a statement Thursday.Levandowski left Waymo in January 2016 and started Otto,…

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North Korea may have connection to WannaCry ransomware action

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North Korea may have connection to WannaCry ransomware action

In its latest update on the cyberattack, Europol said it was the “largest ransomware attack observed in history”.According to the cyber security detectives, they have found procedural indication which could relate North Korea with the global WannaCry “ransomware” cyber-attack. WannaCry, the ransomware cyber attack that has affected computers worldwide has made its way to India,…

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