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Million UK Uber Users Were Compromised In That Hack

Uber says that the 2.7 million figure is an approximation because some users might disclose a different location to the one where they actually live. Earlier today, the British Information Commissioner's Office said about 2.7 million user accounts in the United Kingdom were affected.

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Unlocked HTC U11 to get Android 8.0 Oreo update today

The update will be rolled out over-the-air (OTA) and should eventually reach all devices. Then get your smartphone enables with the latest update of Android 8.0 Oreo. Well, it's worth noting that Mo looks after the America region for HTC , hence, this update will only roll out to the unlocked U11 in the USA, and, there's no specific date for when the U11 will get the Oreo update in other regions.

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Uber paid hackers to keep data breach quiet

In addition, while the U.S. does not now have a federal law requiring companies to inform the public about data breaches , the vast majority of states have enacted breach notification statutes of their own - which are typically a lot stricter than a full year's time for disclosure.

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Eagles drop in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings despite improved form

According to Peruvian newspaper Libero , Congresswoman Paloma Noceda wants the Institute of Sport to control the Peru football association - something FIFA has a very strong stance on. Another option would be Chile, with the reigning South American champions finishing one point behind Peru in CONMEBOL qualifying. Peru were pretty happy when they scored against the All Whites in World Cup qualifying.

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OnePlus 5 To Become Out-Of-Date As OnePlus 5T Rolls Out

It only took six hours for the 5T to break that record. There can be many pros and cons to a smartphone, but the success of it is easily determined with how many people actually buy it. The OnePlus 5T carries its own traditional design which is a brand mark. The statement continued: "Well, we wanted to let you know that we have our team already beginning to work on the following improvements to bring you the following in an upcoming update".

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OnePlus 3 And 3T Get Android Oreo With Oxygen OS 5

It also brings new smart text selection feature with new quick settings design. The question now is when will the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T receive Android 8.0 Oreo? Meanwhile, the launcher is receiving some upgrades too, including notification dots and a new app folder design.

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Scientists predict upsurge in earthquakes

Research from Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado in Boulder and Rebecca Bendick of the University of Montana in Missoula looked at earthquakes with a magnitude higher than seven since 1900. The variations in the speed of Earth's rotation could possibly trigger intense seismic activity, mainly in the tropical areas, as per the scientists.

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Owning dog linked to lower risk of dying earlier

People living alone fared the best, as owning a dog decreased their risk of death by 33 percent and their likelihood of a cardiovascular-related death by 36 percent, when compared to single individuals who do not have a pet. "And people who get dogs might be different from non-owners in other ways before they choose to get a dog, which could have influenced our results, for example they might already be more interested in physical activity or have a higher level of health".

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Scientists found a new Earth-sized planet nearby…and it might be habitable

Proxima b , the closest temperate exoplanet to us, orbits just such an active star. Scientists at the European Southern Observatory think " Ross 128 B" may be capable of sustaining life. But these are comparatively hard to detect; most of the 3,500 known exoplanets are so-called Hot Jupiters - huge gas giants orbiting very close to their parent stars that likely don't have suitable conditions for life.

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Amazon launches Alexa in Canada with Echo devices, Prime Music

Amazon launched its Alexa virtual assistant and smart device platform in Canada today. "Music plays such an important role in our customers' lives, and we're excited to provide an even better Prime experience for Canada with the launch of Prime Music ", Mike Strauch, Country Manager for Amazon Canada , said in the press release.

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John Wick creator working on Hitman TV show

The 2016 Hitman game, however, featured an episodic release format that had Agent 47 traveling around the globe and slowly uncovering a mystery. The Hitman series follows Agent 47 , an assassin with a mysterious backstory. Io Interactive has already confirmed it's working on a new Hitman game, but recently said it doesn't plan to start talking about the project until sometime next year.

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Google Assistant Can Now Broadcast to Compatible Speakers, Acting Like an Intercom

Finally, to broadcast between Google Home devices you need to ensure "Do Not Disturb" mode is disabled . That said the wait is now over and anyone who may have held off on a device like the Google Home or an ecobee thermostat can confidently purchase either or both knowing that they will work together.

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Qualcomm 'set to reject' Broadcom takeover offer

Qualcomm shares rose 0.8 percent, to $65.11, while Broadcom was off by 1 percent, at $262.24 a share, after the rejection announcement. According to the company's official statement released today, Qualcomm's board of directors " unanimously rejects " the "unsolicited proposal" put on the table by Broadcom.

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Microsoft Won't Offer Any Xbox One X Bundles This Holiday Season

Sony's PS4 Pro managed to sell 50k in its first week on sale, but both the Switch and the PS4 Pro were hamstrung by stock shortages across the board. Other deals include $50 off 1TB and 500GB Xbox One S bundles, and discounts on some Xbox games, accessories, and Xbox Live subscriptions. - Save on PCs from Dell, like the Alienware 17 Laptop available for $1599.99, the Dell Inspiron 14 3000 for only $129.99, or the Dell Latitude 3580 for just $579.

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The Weekend Chat: The Future of Titanfall

Right now Respawn is hard at work on a few different projects, a new Titanfall game, an unnamed VR combat project due for release in 2019 and a " third-person action adventure game set in the Star Wars universe ". The terms of the acquisition state that Respawn will now be a part of the EA Worldwide Studios division, alongside outfits like Motive Studios and Ghost Games.

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Google extends Files Go offline sharing app beta to more users

Files Go is a free download here on Google Play . Share your files offline - fast & secure - with the tap of a button. OEMs have made it a point to include custom file managers in their ROMs, but with Android 4.4 KitKat, the Documents provider gained basic file management capabilities.

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Twitter suspends 'broken' verification scheme after complaints of verifying right-wing individuals' accounts

Get tech news in your inbox weekday mornings. "Looks like I FINALLY got verified by Twitter ", he wrote Tuesday. Although verified users are not meant to be given promotion or extra attention from Twitter , public opinion clearly does not see it that way.

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Scientists: Sheep recognize faces as people

The Cambridge flock, eight female Welsh Mountain sheep, successfully learned the faces of four celebrities in a recent experiment: Obama, British newscaster Fiona Bruce and actors Emma Watson and Jake Gyllenhaal . When a portrait of the handler was interspersed randomly, the sheep chose them seven out of 10 times. The animals' success rate fell by around 15 per cent when presented with the faces at a new angle, an amount researchers said was comparable to that seen when humans perform ...

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Target Releases Black Friday Ad, Offers Early Access Deals

Xbox One S 500GB console, $189.99 with a $25 Target GiftCard, giving guests $115 in total value (Reg. $279.99). ►Apple Watch Series 1 starting at $179.99, $70 off the regular price. Select board games for $4.99. Notable November Deals - The company's annual go-to holiday catalog, The Ultimate Guide to Play, features savings on hundreds of the year's hottest toys and brands, such as Imaginext®, Doc McStuffins, Paw Patrol and more .

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OnePlus 5T specs leak, to be launched in NY

For those eagerly considering the OnePlus 5T , let me share a key piece of info to help you decide. Previous reports have suggested that the company is looking at a mid-November launch for the OnePlus 5T . On analyzing the image, it shows the iconic skyscraper "Empire State Building" which is popular sightseeing spot as well as you might have seen the building in most Hollywood movies.

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Mobile And Sprint Abandon Merger Talks

Instead, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said today in a joint statement with T-Mobile, that even though no deal was reached, both Sprint and T-Mobile see the benefits to a combination of the two wireless operators. The company has also badgered rivals with its unlimited data plans. While Deutsche Telekom would have preferred a deal, T-Mobile still has its unconventional CEO John Legere at the helm, ready to continue taking the fight to Verizon and AT&T.

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New orangutan species found in Indonesian forest

Unfortunately, the population of these newfound orangutans is so small, they've immediately joined the list of some of the most endangered primates in the world. If after 200 years of serious biological research we can still find new species in this group, what does it tell us about all the other stuff that we are overlooking: hidden species, unknown ecological relationships, critical thresholds we shouldn't cross? "Great apes are among the best-studied species in the world", said Erik ...

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Bixby Voice Chinese support now in beta testing phase

With that said, Apple should watch out now that Samsung has pushed out the Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the Galaxy S8 . While the Galaxy S8 gets the update, we can expect the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to get updated very soon. The updates are security patches and nothing more, but you should still try to grab them immediately. Among the select customers will be Galaxy S8 and S8+ users, who will be able to experience the new feature that comes with Samsung Experience 9.0.

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Apple sees holiday-quarter sales above Wall St, shares rise

Telstra consumer group managing director Vicki Brady said demand for this year's Apple smartphones together was "above previous iPhone launches" and the telco was working to secure new stock. Nonetheless, the just-ended quarter largely became an afterthought once Apple chose to release the iPhone X six weeks after the iPhone 8. Even with the iPhone X's delayed release, Apple is still struggling to catch up.

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Qualcomm sues Apple again, this time saying it shared info with Intel

In its complaint, Qualcomm alleged that Apple was required under its contract to ensure that Apple engineers working with Qualcomm did not communicate details about Qualcomm chips to Apple engineers working on competing chips from Intel. Qualcomm also put the negative results down to another dispute with a licensee, who "underpaid royalties due in Q2 of fiscal 2017 and did not report or pay royalties due in Q3 and Q4".