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Researchers have discovered an exploit that uses subtitle files to take control of users’s devices. The flaw can easily be exploited on various media players including VLC, Kodi, Popcorn Time and Str
Facebook expands its personal fundraising feature to allow more users help friends and those in need.
Samsung says it's fixing a problem with its TVs that causes them to switch between HDMI inputs.
Amid growing tensions in the Korean peninsula over North Korea's continued missile tests, the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system in South Korea is seen as a critical part of efforts to lesse
Acer has announced the Nitro 5, a new gaming laptop designed for casual gamers. The computer maker also announced a 2-in-1 machine, as well as two Iconia Android tablets. Acer Nitro 5
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Vox, BuzzFeed, ATTN and Group Nine Media will now all be working to make video content for Facebook after it signed a deal with the companies to create content in different formats with ad breaks for
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Sony has improved its Digital Paper tablet, which is basically a huge Kindle you can draw on.
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Netflix just canceled Baz Luhrmann’s musical drama, “The Get Down,” after one season. According to Deadline, the decision of the popular streaming site came after the second half of Season 1 was made
Google's Deep Mind AI beat the world's top-ranked player of a 3,000-year-old board game in the second of three events being held in the eastern Chinese water town of Wuzhen.
Seismologist Lucy Jones from the US Geological Survey warned she is trying to make people accept the fact this catastrophe will happen imminently in a keynote speech in Japan.
Interruptions could be as simple as checking phone messages during conversations with their children
Chris Cornell’s wife, Vicky Karayiannis, recently penned a touching letter for her late husband days after he died of apparent suicide. The letter, which was posted on Billboard, detailed Karayiannis
Let's make sure not to break learning into little bits and scraps and bytes of disparate skills, disconnected from an inspiring, coherent whole.
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig, Germany, found reading causes the brain to completely reorganise itself. The brainstem and thalamus are most affected by reading.
Experts reveal the scientific reasons why the effects of day drinking may differ from a night out. They suggest it could due to your behavior, being under duress or circadian rhythms.
Large amount of British businesses say they would struggle to get their hands on sensitive data quickly enough.
Bitcoin has appreciated of over 100 percent since January and is currently trading above levels of USD 2,000. Ethereum, which has the second largest market share among cryptocurrencies is at levels
WannaCry is, indeed, a malware epidemic. It usually spreads via emails that contain attachments like Word or PDF.
Should we be worried about the perceived threat of AI and chatbots in the workplace? Or, can they support humans to do their jobs better?
“Survivor: Game Changers” host Jeff Probst recently shed light on something that has never happened on the hit reality TV show. In the past couple of seasons, the members of the jury are asked to vot
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Google's artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, beat Chinese Go master Ke Jie for a second time on Thursday, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in a best of three series meant to
The mission will now take a more efficient trajectory to arrive at the main belt asteroid in 2026, four years earlier than planned, the US space agency said.
With a year to go until GDPR regulation comes into force, a new report claims British firms are lagging behind in getting prepared.
What does Digital Transformation mean to you – and how do you begin that journey?
“The 100” Season 4 recently aired its finale episode that featured a six- to seven-year time jump.
“New Girl” Season 7 has been renewed by FOX for its final eight episodes, and recurring guest star Nasim Pedrad will still be part of the hit series.
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The company#39;s IPO was oversubscribed 8.58 times, with the qualified institutional buyers (QIBs) portion getting oversubscribed 8.38 times, non-institutional investors 10.39 times and retail inves
U.S law enforcement is being held responsible by British officials, not the White House, for the second leak of information regarding the Manchester terror attack in the U.K., following which the Bri
Given all of the crazy things that have happened under President Donald Trump’s administration in the United States, the political drama “House of Cards” might pale in comparison when its Season 5 pr
A team of researchers from four American universities report that "eating beans instead of beef would sharply reduce greenhouse gasses (GHG)" responsible for climate change.

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