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MS Celeb and other facial biometrics datasets taken down

MS Celeb and other facial biometrics datasets taken down

The images of people included in Microsoft's database were scraped from the web under the Creative Commons License. However, the dataset also contained images of private individuals such as secu...

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Xbox beauty products waft into supermarkets - Distribution

Xbox beauty products waft into supermarkets - Distribution

Both the giants will be producing Xbox-branded body wash, shower gel, and deodorant together. The products are reportedly going to be released under the Lynx line, as this is how Axe products are ...

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Borderlands 2 Gets New DLC Leading To Borderlands 3's Release

Borderlands 2 Gets New DLC Leading To Borderlands 3's Release

If you are planning to visit Pandora for the first time, Borderlands 2: The Handsome Collection is now free for Playstation Plus users and it's as cheap as it's ever been on Steam. Joining up with...

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People now spend more time on devices than TV

People now spend more time on devices than TV

From streaming podcasts and music to social media, the average American's smartphone usage continues to steadily rise, and in 2019, consumers are now devoting more attention to their mobile devices th...

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PlayStation 4 Party Update to Introduce Chat Transcription and 16-Player Groups

PlayStation 4 Party Update to Introduce Chat Transcription and 16-Player Groups

Speaking of servers, Ryan also dropped some hints about an upgrade for Sony's long-running game-streaming service PlayStation Now that made headlines a few weeks ago when Sony and Microsoft announc...

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order reveals its ties Rogue One

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order reveals its ties Rogue One

During their EA Play presentation we got roughly 15 minutes of raw footage, which begins "roughly three hours into the game" after protagonist Cal has gotten the hang of some of his powers. Being a ...

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E3 2019: Nintendo predictions, rumors and expectations

E3 2019: Nintendo predictions, rumors and expectations

Square Enix - For the second year in a row, the RPG giant is holding its own live E3 presentation. We'll probably see a Nintenndo Switch Lite later this summer, and a slightly more powerful Nintendo...

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FromSoftware and George R.R. Martin Project 'Elden Ring' Leaks

FromSoftware and George R.R. Martin Project 'Elden Ring' Leaks

And this is a big one: According to the description, Elden Ring is the official name of project "Great Rune", the rumored collaboration between author George R.R. Martin - author of The New York Tim...

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Alexa will soon be able to hold a proper conversation

According to Amazon , the development of integrating Hindi to Alexa is still a work in progress. Prasad also added that, according to the current system, Alexa can manage only one-off request. Amaz...

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Fortnite Season 9 Week 5 Challenges - How to Complete Them

Fortnite Season 9 Week 5 Challenges - How to Complete Them

The Storm Flip will appear for 30 seconds and then it will vanish. According to Epic Games , this latest item is in the chests, floor loot, and purple vending machines. You can read the full patch ...

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Robert Downey Jr. to head organization that cleans Earth using AI

Robert Downey Jr. to head organization that cleans Earth using AI

Downey Jr.'s vision will take the form of an organization called Footprint Coalition , and it's scheduled to officially launch in April next year. Robert Downey Jr .is famed for being a beloved Ho...

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What’s new in the Android Q Beta 4 update

What’s new in the Android Q Beta 4 update

Developers can now hands-on the latest API 29 SDK along with updated build tools for Android Studio. That means developers can now start testing their apps on Android Q , and even start implementing ...

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Trade your flip phone for a smartphone and win $1,000

The challenge, which doesn't actually require time travel, comes on the cusp of the 30th anniversary of the first hand-held phone, according to Frontier. In order to be selected, entrants must fill ou...

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Google to launch Stadia game streaming service in November

Google to launch Stadia game streaming service in November

Pay to play, with some games included, but not all. You'll lose access to the free games if you move to the Base subscription, but then get them back should you ever resubscribe to Stadia Pro . Whi...

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NSA joins Microsoft in urging PC users to patch against Bluekeep

NSA joins Microsoft in urging PC users to patch against Bluekeep

But the U.S. spy agency played a role in indirectly sparking another computer worm in 2017 with the malware outbreak WannaCry . The Bluekeep vulnerability is also used to conduct denial of se...

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Skype introduces screen sharing feature to Android and iOS

Skype introduces screen sharing feature to Android and iOS

This screen sharing feature is not supported on Skype for Web . As for Android , it should work for devices running Android 6 or newer. Microsoft started beta testing screen sharing on Androi...

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Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban: FT

As a result of the on-going trade war, Huawei has already prepared themselves with a brand new OS just in case Google stops supporting them (which it will). He added that if Google and the USA gover...

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Facebook to stop Huawei pre-installing apps on smartphones

Facebook to stop Huawei pre-installing apps on smartphones

And Facebook is the latest big name in tech that responded to the prohibition by suspending app preinstalls on Huawei phones that are yet to leave factories. Facebook said the company's apps will cont...

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Samsung Galaxy XCover 4S design and specifications leaked online

Samsung Galaxy XCover 4S design and specifications leaked online

Another catch: The Cardinal Red color will only be available with the 128GB models of the device. Select Samsung retailers are offering their own deals on Galaxy devices throughout June; for examp...

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Ghost Recon: Breakpoint on Google Stadia?

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint on Google Stadia?

As you can see below, this is called Shadowkeep , and takes us to the moon. This is going to inject Destiny 2 with some return players that have wanted to play on other platforms, and should be a...

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AMD, Samsung partner on mobile graphics tech

AMD, Samsung partner on mobile graphics tech

On Monday, AMD and Samsung announced a partnership to bring Radeon graphics to mobile devices. The Korean company may be trying to use AMD to make its products stand out in graphics-intensive applic...

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FCC votes to allow cell phone providers to auto-block robocalls

FCC votes to allow cell phone providers to auto-block robocalls

The commission's vote made it clear that carriers can proactively take action to now block by default these kinds of calls, the number of which approached 5 billion in May according to robocall block...

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Google Trips will be sunsetted by August 5

Google Trips will be sunsetted by August 5

The folks over at XDA Developers noticed strings in the latest update hinting at the fact that the app will eventually be subsetted. You'll also be able to find saved locations in Maps by heading ...

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Destiny 2 heading to Steam, going free-to-play soon

Destiny 2 heading to Steam, going free-to-play soon

Shadowkeep will release on September 17, and pre-ordering will get players extras, including a Two-Tailed Fox Exotic Rocket Launcher. Shadowkeep is the next major expansion for Bungie's RPG shoote...

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Google Stadia pre-orders go live today for a $169 November launch

Google Stadia pre-orders go live today for a $169 November launch

We've demoed Stadia running Assassin's Creed Odyssey during launch, and saw some version of National Basketball Association 2K running on the service during a stage demos. That version of the pl...

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Google Maps will now show you where natural disasters strike

Google Maps will now show you where natural disasters strike

Also, another feature that is being introduced will combine suggestions of auto-rickshaw and public transport for users. From there, they can see the real-time status, and whether any of them are dela...

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Here's our best look yet at the Samsung Galaxy Note10

Here's our best look yet at the Samsung Galaxy Note10

In addition, the fingerprint scanner has also changed its position and has moved to the front of the display. Based on the leak, the smartphone will measure 151 x 72 x 7.9mm and these dimensions are...

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Nokia To Announce A New Phone Tomorrow, Supposed To Be Nokia 5.2

Nokia To Announce A New Phone Tomorrow, Supposed To Be Nokia 5.2

The Nokia 2 .2 is lit by a 5.7-inch HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. Just like all previous Nokia smartphones, the Nokia 2 .2 also comes under Google's Android One umbrella, which m...

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Apple just announced that it is officially getting rid of iTunes

Apple just announced that it is officially getting rid of iTunes

As part of the shift, more underlying technologies will also merge. Sales have fallen sharply for the past two quarters, and could suffer another blow if China's government targets the iPhone in retal...

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Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a devices get June security patch

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a devices get June security patch

However, the company now released the first ever OTA update for the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL . It's the start of a brand new month, and that means the race is on to release monthly security updat...

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