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Samsung Heir Jay Y. Lee Freed After Jail Sentence Suspended

Samsung Heir Jay Y. Lee Freed After Jail Sentence Suspended His sentencing confirmed what had always been suspected: links between the nation's most successful and renowned company and the country's government. Cover image: Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong meets dignitaries at an event in 2014. Samsung accounts for a considerable part of the South Korean economy. [Full Article...]

The Switch's premium online service is launching this September

The Switch's premium online service is launching this September Details around what Nintendo Switch Online is are still relatively scant, but it'll work in a similar way to Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus . In addition to online play, Switch owners will also get access to a library of classic Nintendo games such as " Super Mario Bros". This app is supposed to let people connect with their friends who are also subscribed to the online service. [Full Article...]

12-year-old girl in custody over gunfire at Los Angeles school

12-year-old girl in custody over gunfire at Los Angeles school A 15-year-old boy was also shot in the head, and doctors said that it doesn't appear to be life-threatening. "Someone made a decision to bring a gun, I guess someone was accidentally playing around with it", said Benjamin, a 12-year-old 7th-grader, whose guardian asked that his last name not be used. [Full Article...]

Redstone 4 will be called the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

Redstone 4 will be called the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update But when they do launch, PC owners who want the latest standalone Office apps , rather than the subscription-based Office 365 , need either Windows 10 or the next Long-Term Servicing version of Windows Server. In other words, pushy software that displays pressuring messages will soon be classified as unwanted, and Microsoft's Windows Defender Antivirus will remove them. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Switch Surpasses 14.86 Million Consoles Sold Since Launch

Nintendo Switch Surpasses 14.86 Million Consoles Sold Since Launch According to the BBC , Nintendo sold 7.23 million Switch consoles last quarter, which brings the total sales to around 14.86 million. 3DS continues to show legs as well with 3 million being sold in the quarter to bring life time sales to an nearly under the radar whopping 71.99 million. [Full Article...]

Assassins Creed Origins Is Getting a New Game Plus Mode

Assassins Creed Origins Is Getting a New Game Plus Mode Gamers can get 30% of Assassin's Creed Origins , 50% of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands , 40% of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, and many more games. This was in response to a fan who, yep, was asking if news of a New Game + mode was in the works. "We'll have more information to share soon", the post reads. [Full Article...]

Amazon releases Super Bowl ad, Alexa loses voice — GeekWire

Amazon releases Super Bowl ad, Alexa loses voice — GeekWire To enable the feature on your device, you will need to download the latest version of the Alexa app from the Google Play store. Then, go into the Conversations tab (that's message icon next to the home button). The feature is now only available to people with Android phones which run version 5.0 and up. Last year, Amazon introduced a feature that would allow Alexa users to make voice c... [Full Article...]

Google says it took down over 700000 bad Android apps in 2017

Google says it took down over 700000 bad Android apps in 2017 One of the criticisms levelled against Google for the Play Store issues thus far was the that there was too much automation in monitoring and weeding out the bad and unsafe apps. With the integration, businesses can automate the app vetting process directly in the tools used to configure managed Google Play, eliminating long bottlenecks and costly manual app security testing and approval. [Full Article...]

US Targets Oil Tankers Violating North Korean Sanctions

US Targets Oil Tankers Violating North Korean Sanctions Early on Thursday, North Korea sent a rare announcement addressed to "all Koreans at home and abroad", saying they should make a "breakthrough" for unification without the help of other countries, its state media said . The South Korean and North Korean squads are due to hold separate training sessions before the first joint practice takes place next week. On the North Korea nuclear issue, Ch... [Full Article...]

Fitness App Strava Published 'Heat Map' Details About Secret Military Bases

Fitness App Strava Published 'Heat Map' Details About Secret Military Bases He believed there would be some Australian soldiers using the app while training in Australia, but doubted anyone deployed overseas would be using it. "You can see a pattern of life". "Our global heat map represents an aggregated and anonymized view of over a billion activities uploaded to our platform", the company said. [Full Article...]

Mattis Promises to 'Hold the Line' on North Korea

Mattis Promises to 'Hold the Line' on North Korea In December, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution against North Korea, which caps imports of refined oil products, including diesel and kerosene, at 500-thousand barrels a year. "I think it's a huge breakthrough". "The Olympics are going to end in mid-March", and the Paralympic Games follow. If such plans are finalized, it would mark the first direct South Korean flight to the North sinc... [Full Article...]

IPhone software update spotlights Apple secrecy on battery health

IPhone software update spotlights Apple secrecy on battery health This includes Cedars-Sinai, Johns Hopkins Medicine , Penn Medicine and the University of California, San Diego. Health Records data is encrypted and passcode-protected. Self-monitoring of health is the new craze among users. For now, the app does not include doctors' notes, but Apple may add that someday, and Geisinger already offers that on its MyGeisinger website, said Dr. [Full Article...]

Elton John's last tour to wind through Omaha

Elton John's last tour to wind through Omaha It will begin in the United States of America - taking in five continents along the way. "Now Elton's embarking on the next phase of his creative journey and it will be every bit as surprising and powerful as his first performance nearly 50 years ago". [Full Article...]

Confirmed: Jose Mourinho extends stay at Manchester United

Confirmed: Jose Mourinho extends stay at Manchester United Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been tipped to play a key role in 2017/18, beginning tonight in Macedonia. 'Since I was a young lad I've always said that my dream was to play for Manchester United , and I'm not just saying that because I'm here now, and today my dream has come true. [Full Article...]

Snapchat to let users share Stories elsewhere

Snapchat to let users share Stories elsewhere According to WABetaInfo , users will see a special icon next to a person's name if they take a screenshot or recording of your story. This marks parent company Snap Inc.'s first practical partnership with its social media competitors, CNBC said, and is a move meant to spark growth for an app that has struggled to attract new users and drive revenue since going public in March past year. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Labo Harnesses the Power of the Cardboard Box

Nintendo Labo Harnesses the Power of the Cardboard Box For 70 bucks (£60), you can grab the Toy-Con 1: Variety Kit , which includes materials to make the Toy-Con RC Car, Toy-Con Fishing Rod , Toy-Con House, Toy-Con Motorbike , and Toy-Con Piano. How much will Nintendo Labo cost? Every Toy-Con creation presents exciting challenges and varying degrees of complexity, making each one a unique experience. [Full Article...]

Apple slashes price of iPhone battery replacement a month ahead of schedule

Apple slashes price of iPhone battery replacement a month ahead of schedule It said the power management feature , which was quietly rolled out in an iOS update previous year, was only necessary for phones with aging lithium ion batteries. Apple originally stated that the battery replacement program would start at the end of January . Which is likely what has forced Apple into having to take measures to placate its demanding customer base. [Full Article...]

Facebook to emphasise 'trustworthy' news via user surveys

Facebook to emphasise 'trustworthy' news via user surveys In a detailed post on his Facebook page, Mark Zuckerberg writes "There's too much sensationalism, misinformation and polarization in the world today". Overall, Zuckerberg says that Facebook has struggled with how to decide which news sources are widely trusted, and that the company could make the decision on its own, or ask outside experts. [Full Article...]

Blizzard Adds Over 100 New Items to Overwatch on January 23

Blizzard Adds Over 100 New Items to Overwatch on January 23 Although it's been out since that initial reveal on the game's PTR on PC, it hasn't been available on the live version of the game. Blizzard World which is inspired by a theme park styled setup will be available to everyone on January 23 , confirmed the team. [Full Article...]

Apple will fix the 'chaiOS' text message bug next week

Apple will fix the 'chaiOS' text message bug next week Just weeks after handling a security flaw that allowed people to access Mac operating systems without a password , Apple is now facing a new threat: a "text bomb". Masri, who has tested the chaiOS on iPhone 5S and the iPhone X , claims that the bug can affect the iOS versions 10.0 and above, and even the iOS 11.2.5 beta 5. [Full Article...]


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