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It is important to note that no chat content from these conversations will be displayed in the chat list, or with other notifications - in order to keep any shared information private. Microsoft will be using the Signal open-source protocol to encrypt these communications. "You can switch the conversation to any of your devices, but the messages you send and receive will be tied to the device you're using at the time".
  • Firefox releases V57.0.4- includes fixes for meltdown, spectre attacks

    Firefox releases V57.0.4- includes fixes for meltdown, spectre attacks

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    All users who reported issues said they were unable to boot after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 with kernel image 4.4.0-108. This update includes security fixes to resolve recent security flaws, namely, the Meltdown and Spectre attacks. Several users on Ubuntu forums have confirmed that the new update with the 4.4.0-109 Linux kernel works without any problems. Canonical managed to get its fix for the Meltdown CPU bug out on Tuesday as scheduled , but was forced to issue a new release ...
  • WhatsApp 'bug' raises questions over group message privacy

    WhatsApp 'bug' raises questions over group message privacy

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    The obvious examples that come to mind are hackers who manage to gain access to WhatsApp servers or a government successfully pressuring WhatsApp to give it access to targeted group chats. "Only an administrator of a WhatsApp group can invite new members, but WhatsApp doesn't use any authentication mechanism for that invitation that its own servers can't spoof", the report said .
  • Chinese firm to operate Apple's iCloud

    Chinese firm to operate Apple's iCloud

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    These changes are not obligatory to customers, any customer not happy with the new change can terminate the service. The computers on which data is being stored will be under the control of another company, though Apple would well retain control over the encryption used to store and access that data.
  • Dr. Dre Says He's Working On New Music

    Dr. Dre Says He's Working On New Music

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    But now, Iovine has shot down these rumours, reports Variety , saying "All this stuff you're seeing in the newspapers, let me tell you, my stock vested a long time ago". "I love Apple , and I really love musicians". And Apple now says it has 30 million paying subscribers for Apple Music , which means it is generating real revenue, even if it is less than the ambitious goals Apple had laid out to the music industry in advance of its 2015 launch.
  • Klipsch intros Google Assistant-powered smart speakers

    Klipsch intros Google Assistant-powered smart speakers

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    With Amazon dominating CES previous year with Alexa, it seems that Google can no longer ignore Alexa's growing influence even though Google Assistant is available on phones and tablets. There's a 5MP camera above it and a JBL logo at the bottom and both the left and right side are flanked by two 10W stereo speakers that are paired with a passive radiator on the back to enable "rich, deep bass".
  • Hyperkin gets one-up on Nintendo with Ultra Game Boy

    Hyperkin gets one-up on Nintendo with Ultra Game Boy

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    The problem is though that it doesn't include any games, and so while it is compatible with the old school cartridges of the original you'll have to buy those separately (or more likely dig them out from the attic). Hopefully, it'll prove popular enough for Nintendo to release a Game Boy Classic with the games already built in. Hyperkin is reportedly planning to release the Ultra Game Boy by late summer of this year for a price point under $100.
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms Announced With Epic Cinematic Trailer

    Total War: Three Kingdoms Announced With Epic Cinematic Trailer

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    Total War: Three Kingdoms is set in a 190CE China in turmoil wherein Dong Zhuo's oppressive regime is getting stronger thanks to the tyrant's deft manipulation of the nation's child-emperor to do his bidding. The fires of conflict stoke opportunity. Some of the gamers are anxious about the fantasy elements, and if it will be like an RTS version of Koei Tecmo and Omega Force's Dynasty Warriors games, which go the pure over-the-top route that mimics the larger-than-life heroism depicted of ...
  • U.S. govt steps in to question Apple over iPhone slowdown mess

    U.S. govt steps in to question Apple over iPhone slowdown mess

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    Apple has reportedly faced shortages of batteries in its stores following the battery replacement programme. Thune's questions seek answers on if Apple throttles iPhones older than the iPhone 6 and 6S as they age, if the company has tracked consumer complaints about the slowed performance and if Apple would offer rebates to those who already purchased new batteries before the company started offering discounted rates.
  • Analyst EPS Estimates Screen: Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

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    The stock increased 0.62% or $1.49 during the last trading session, reaching $241.28. The stock traded with the volume of 3.12 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $38.41 Billion. Susquehanna Grp Llp has 0.01% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) for 24,006 shares.
  • Destiny 2: Crimson Days return for Valentine's Day

    Destiny 2: Crimson Days return for Valentine's Day

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    The event didn't make it into the original Destiny a year ago, but following the unearthing of this new information it looks like Destiny 2 Crimson Days could be returning to woo you this February, 2018. "The rumors are True". Fans didn't think much of Crimson Days back in 2016 , and Bungie is well aware of this. It won't be the same as last time (2016).