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Nopes, YouTube Mobile Livestreaming Option Is NOT Available for Everyone Yet Nopes, YouTube Mobile Livestreaming Option Is NOT Available for Everyone Yet
- May 19, 2017

YouTube originally had a requirement of 10,000 subscribers for users to go live on a tablet or mobile device, which was pretty demanding for the ordinary user. "We've been experimenting and expanding mobile live streaming for nearly a year now". At that time, the Google-owned service stated that it had an edge over competitors, as streamers and viewers could search live broadcasts like they search recorded videos. (more...)
What it means for you What it means for you
- May 19, 2017

Twitter also has a new Your Data section that lets you see the demographic, geographic and other ad-targeting data it has collected about you. As part of the announcement, Twitter revealed that it is joining the Swiss-US Privacy Shield program and adhering to the Digital Advertising Alliance Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising, and boasted that "privacy is built into our DNA as a company" - but it's hard to ignore that both of these changes give it more free reign ... (more...)
Shell-shocked: Rare snail loses out in love triangle Shell-shocked: Rare snail loses out in love triangle
- May 19, 2017

The rare snail - named Jeremy - has a shell whose spirals turn in an anti-clockwise direction, meaning that he can not mate with the majority of the world's snail population who spiral the opposite way. The search turned up Lefty in Ipswich and Tomeau, who was flown into the United Kingdom from a snail farm in Majorca. Their initial question: do two left-coiling snails produce left-coiling offspring? Jeremy remains with his new neighbours in the Nottingham laboratory and is helping to look ... (more...)
Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow teaser trailer released Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow teaser trailer released
- May 18, 2017

The game will be a choose-your-own-adventure style game, allowing players to play as the beloved Planet Express crew, exploring both the iconic New New York as well as various locations throughout space. Screenshot showing the Space Adventure setting of " Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow ". So it's business as usual for Futurama and Planet Express. Since there is no word on a release date for Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow , fans will just have to satisfy themselves with re-runs. (more...)
Cyber attacks: a wake-up call for govt, companies
- May 18, 2017

Editor's note: Are you affected by the attack? They proposed a plan to improve cyber security that included a replacement of outdated systems "as a matter of urgency", calling its continued use "one of the most pressing issues facing IT infrastructure" in the NHS. (more...)
Galaxy C10 leaks, Samsung's first dual-camera smartphone Galaxy C10 leaks, Samsung's first dual-camera smartphone
- May 18, 2017

According to the new image leaks the phone has all metal design with vertical dual camera set up at the back. But this did not stop enthusiasts from being thrilled after learning that the upcoming phablet, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, will feature a more powerful dual camera setup. (more...)
China urges S Korea to 'remove obstacles' to good ties China urges S Korea to 'remove obstacles' to good ties
- May 18, 2017

Lee added that the communications were severed by Pyongyang past year in the wake of new sanctions following North Korea's last nuclear test and its decision to shut down a joint industrial zone operated inside the North. Hong said he would discuss North Korea with high-ranking officials in Washington. South Korean businesses have faced boycotts, especially the retail group Lotte which provided the land on which the system is being constructed. (more...)
Dennis Quaid will play George W. Bush in 'American Crime Story' Dennis Quaid will play George W. Bush in 'American Crime Story'
- May 18, 2017

According to Variety, Actor Dennis Quaid will star as former President George W. Bush for Ryan Murphy's second season of his anthology series, "American Crime Story ". Katrina: American Crime Story is expected to air in 2018. Frequent Ryan Murphy collaborator Sarah Paulson will also be in the series but her role has yet to be revealed. (more...)
More US Voters Want President Trump Impeached Than Don't, New Poll Finds More US Voters Want President Trump Impeached Than Don't, New Poll Finds
- May 18, 2017

Following the reports , House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chafettz demanded that Andrew G. McCabe, acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director, hand over all the memos that might suggest the president or any other government official interfered in FBI's probe into Flynn possibly colluding with Russian Federation. (more...)
Barnier ready to start Brexit talks hours after election Barnier ready to start Brexit talks hours after election
- May 18, 2017

This is a matter for the United Kingdom and we must then consider how we react to it. In an update on the approach of the EU27 to the upcoming talks, Mr Juncker told the European Parliament that, contrary to British hopes, there would be no discussions on the future relations between the EU and the United Kingdom until sufficient progress was made on ensuring an orderly British withdrawal. (more...)
UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election
- May 18, 2017

Britain's opposition Labour Party pledged to raise taxes on the well-off, renationalise key industries and end austerity in its manifesto on Tuesday, presenting voters with their starkest choice in decades in next month's election. Labour is now lagging May's Conservatives by as much as 20 percentage points in what has been turned into a presidential-style campaign and faces the loss of dozens of seats. (more...)
HTC Unveils the U11 Squeeze-Sensing Smartphone HTC Unveils the U11 Squeeze-Sensing Smartphone
- May 18, 2017

As DxOMark further explained, HTC U11's camera took over the top spot from Google Pixel specifically because it reportedly delivered images with very minimal noise and due to its speedy autofocus response as well. Camera features also include Pro mode with manual control, Face Detection, RAW format support, 32-second long exposure, Panorama, HDR Boost, and Hyperlapse. (more...)
Watch the Destiny 2 gameplay premiere here on Gamereactor
- May 18, 2017

The user claims that he has heard from the people who have played the game that Destiny 2 will support cross saves between PC and PlayStation 4. Check back with Attack of the Fanboy for exclusive impressions on the game, gameplay, and other details from the reveal. (more...)
Security Council May Meet at Request of Tokyo, Washington Security Council May Meet at Request of Tokyo, Washington
- May 18, 2017

The South Korean defense minister stressed that after the assessment of the recent North Korean missile test, both Seoul and Tokyo agree that Pyongyang might have launched an intermediate-range missile, instead an intercontinental one. He added, however, that in his view, "there is still a window for trying to negotiate with North Korea... at a point which it is much less of a threat to the U.S". (more...)
Chinese state media says US should take some blame for cyber attack Chinese state media says US should take some blame for cyber attack
- May 18, 2017

The government has not publicly acknowledged that the NSA developed the tool. Cyber security researchers around the world have said they have found evidence that could link North Korea with the WannaCry cyberattack. It is not clear if the goal of the WannaCry malware is to extort payments or to cause widespread damage. For users running pirated Windows, getting infected with WannaCry is just one of the risks they agree with when not getting a genuine license. (more...)
WhatsApp has stopped working for people AGAIN WhatsApp has stopped working for people AGAIN
- May 18, 2017

Popular messaging app WhatsApp has stopped working for thousands of users across the world this evening. Things got insane on Wednesday when the world realised that Whatsapp was down with users across the world reporting problems with sending messages on the service. (more...)
Google's voice-based Assistant is coming to Apple's iPhone
- May 18, 2017

The search engine giant has made some very interesting announcement, not just for Android users but also for iPhone loyalists. One of the most obvious uses for the technology is text translation: Pichai demonstrated that the app can recognize Japanese text on a photo and offer a machine translation. (more...)
Voice and Vision Steal the Show at Google's Annual Developer Conference
- May 18, 2017

A large part of Android's appeal to the wider population of current and prospective smartphone users is the variety of manufacturers creating devices across the world at varying price points, opening up the conveniences of smartphones to individuals with lower incomes. (more...)
At a Glance: Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar
- May 18, 2017

Similar to previous years, Google I/O 2017 is also expected to be packed with new announcements, software updates and debut of new software features, all of which will likely be unveiled during Pichai's keynote. A good example of this is the upcoming Google Lens app, which will allow AI routines to rapidly identify visual images. Essentially, near about every device can now be controlled using either Google Home or the Assistant provided the developers have tailored for it. (more...)
Google opens up digital assistant to iPhone Google opens up digital assistant to iPhone
- May 18, 2017

Google is also planning a slimmed down version of Android for low-end phones, primarily used in the developing world. The main focus of the event, which Google is calling a "festival", will take place on the first day when CEO Sundar Pichai and his executives will reveal what the company is working on. (more...)

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