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Research Windows Defender will soon detect, remove cleaner scareware
Author: 0 Windows Defender will soon detect, remove cleaner scareware

According to Microsoft, after a recent update, Windows 10 will start to automatically delete the so-called scareware programs i.e. free programs that use scare tactics to convince users to pay for their premium version. The change will take effect starting March 1st, mainly coming because Microsoft believes such programs and practices "can pressure customers into making unnecessary purchase decisions".

Research Lister unveils 666hp, Jaguar-based ThunderMakes an F-Type SVR look underpowered
Author: 0 Lister unveils 666hp, Jaguar-based ThunderMakes an F-Type SVR look underpowered

Just before the holidays a year ago, Lister Cars announced that they will be releasing an all-new high-performance road auto based off the Jaguar F-Type. These upgrades will allow it to go from 0-60 miles per hour (96.5 km/h) in 3.2 seconds on the way to a top speed of 208 miles per hour (335 km/h). Lister will also offer a carbon fiber bonnet as an option, as well as a retro-fit carbon fiber kit for existing Jaguar F-Type models that will cost £19,950.

Research ASUS is launching its new dual-camera smartphone lineup at MWC 2018
Author: 0 ASUS is launching its new dual-camera smartphone lineup at MWC 2018

As seen earlier, there will also be a bunch of smartphones in the Zenfone 5 lineup. The ZenFone 5 Max will have a bigger battery while the Lite version is an affordable alternative for the entry-level segment. As listed on Wi-Fi certification website , the smartphone will run on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system and it will support connectivity features like dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4GHz, 5GHz) and LTE capabilities.

Research Federal Bureau of Investigation warns against release of House Republican memo
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation warns against release of House Republican memo

Adam Schiff (D-CA) said last Wednesday . Trump has indicated he supports the plans to release the memo, according to House members and a senior administration official. The memo was said to reveal political bias in the investigation. The committee voted on a party-line basis Monday to release the memo over the objections of the Justice Department that it contains classified material.

Author: 0 Nintendo and Illumination Entertainment announce Super Mario animated movie

Reuters is reporting that the feature-length film will be distributed by Universal Studios, although there's now no release date so we probably shouldn't expect anything in the near future. Nintendo's last major attempt to adapt the Mario franchise to film ended in the commercial and critical failure of Super Mario Bros . in 1993; with 34 reviews, the film sits at 15% on RottenTomatoes .

Author: 0 Credit Suisse Group Raises Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Price Target to $13.50

About 14,699 shares traded. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) has risen 19.47% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.59% the S&P500. 14-day Williams %R for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Following some medium-term indicators on shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD ) for 10,506 shares.

Research Essential Phone to skip Android 8.0 due to 'stability issues'
Author: 0 Essential Phone to skip Android 8.0 due to 'stability issues'

Essential - the phone company led by Android co-founder Andy Rubin - has had some difficulty in getting a stable 8.0 Oreo update released. Of course, while this is bound to be disappointing for Essential phone users, in reality having an update a few weeks late is probably preferable to having one that is buggy and unstable .

Research Spotify releases experimental Pandora-like 'Stations' app on Android
Author: 0 Spotify releases experimental Pandora-like 'Stations' app on Android

If the experiment does turn out to be successful, Spotify will likely end up incorporating it into its primary app on all platforms. The app is now incompatible with some key Android devices, including Google's Pixel phone, and had been downloaded less than 100 times at the time of writing.

Research PS Plus Free Games for February Headlined by Knack and Rime
Author: 0 PS Plus Free Games for February Headlined by Knack and Rime

Unfortunately, while last month's selection was one of the best in recent memory , this month's is a bit underwhelming, with RiME and Knack serving as the highlights on PS4. The game "is a fun-filled adventure that lets players wield fantastic powers and discover a uniquely vibrant world", Hallahan wrote. Spelunker HD is a remake of the 1983 classic Spelunker.

Research Battle for Azeroth Pre-order Bonuses and Release Date Revealed
Author: 0 Battle for Azeroth Pre-order Bonuses and Release Date Revealed

In addition there are the new Allied Races to play as, a new Heart of Azeroth artifact which unlocks new powers in your equipment, and of loads of new content and associated rewards to keep you busy your way to the new level cap of 120. Blizzard has also announced that there are two different editions of the expansion. " Battle for Azeroth brings a whole new dimension to the Horde-vs".

Research News Feed Changes Promote Local News
Author: 0 News Feed Changes Promote Local News

Though Facebook saw a 14 percent year-over-year increase in daily and monthly active users, it actually dropped from 185 million to 184 million daily users in the U.S. We're doing this by encouraging meaningful connections between people rather than passive consumption of content. The earnings results caps off a tumultuous year for Facebook.

Research Did Apple break the law by slowing iPhones?
Author: 0 Did Apple break the law by slowing iPhones?

Of course we'll probably need some official figures from Apple in order to get a better idea of how well the iPhone X is doing, and so far the unofficial reports seem to be all over the place. Meanwhile, other reports are pointing to a shift in focus for Apple's next update to its mobile operating system. Apple presented its first iPhone in 2007.

Research Minecraft Skin Pack 1 Brings Master Chief & Banjo to Nintendo Platforms
Author: 0 Minecraft Skin Pack 1 Brings Master Chief & Banjo to Nintendo Platforms

This was the highest ever it has earned for the October-December period since 2009. That compared with a consensus estimate of around 67 billion yen from six analysts polled by Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Top of the list of achievements should be the first-party exclusive games released for the system over its first year. As yet another attempt to diversify, Nintendo said this month it would launch in April "Labo", a set of LEGO-style accessories for the Switch console that kids can build ...

Research Record profit, stock split send Samsung shares soaring
Author: 0 Record profit, stock split send Samsung shares soaring

The South Korean company said Wednesday that its October-December earnings jumped 74 percent to 12 trillion won ($11.2 billion), compared with 6.9 trillion won a year earlier. "Looking at the mid to long term, Samsung expects the components business to see demand expand from new applications", the company added in a statement.

Research Google Clips quietly goes on sale, shipping February 27th
Author: 0 Google Clips quietly goes on sale, shipping February 27th

While the press reached out to Google for finding out when the Company will begin to receive orders again, and an update will be given when anything turns out from them. While Google at that time only mentioned the device to be "coming soon", it has now finally arrived in certain global markets. When it was first introduced, the Google Clips aroused concerns over possible privacy violations that may come with an AI-powered camera .

Research Beware of sophisticated ATM 'jackpotting' attack, warns Secret Service
Author: 0 Beware of sophisticated ATM 'jackpotting' attack, warns Secret Service

Jackpot! A form of hacking that forces ATMs to spit out thousands of dollars in cash has reached the United States, reports Krebs On Security . They ranged in location from the Pacific Northwest to the Gulf region to New England. The Diebold Nixdorf alert described steps that criminals had used to compromise ATMs. Jackpotting has also been reported in Europe and Asia. If successful, criminal gangs could be in line for a major pay day by using a security exploit that experts say targets ...

Research Anthem Delay Is Due To New Battlefield Game Coming in October 2018
Author: 0 Anthem Delay Is Due To New Battlefield Game Coming in October 2018

The game was announced for fall 2018 at E3 2017 and is now being pushed into 2019, that's a delay. "It's not a delay", Jorgensen told The Wall Street Journal . That move also meant the closure of Visceral Studios, the developer behind the original incarnation of that game. Whether or not it will live up to the hype is still unknown, but the fact EA Games isn't rushing it out to the masses is a good sign.

Research Nokia 5 starts receiving Android Oreo update
Author: 0 Nokia 5 starts receiving Android Oreo update

According to HMD Global , the Oreo beta will also be released for the Nokia 6 smartphone soon. After weeks in beta, HMD Global has finally started the global rollout of the Android 8.0 Oreo update for both the Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 .