Pixel Buds live translations work with any Google Assistant headphones

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Pixel Buds live translations work with any Google Assistant headphones To date, using Google’s real-time translations has officially required a set of Pixel Buds. But what if you’d rather not use the official audio gear ? You might not have to. Droid…

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Chrome update brings added security for Mac owners

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If you’re a Chrome user on a Mac, you’re in luck. Google is making it more difficult for malware to worm its way into your computer. Google announced on its Security blog that it’s broadening the protections given by Safe Browsing for…

Android flaw affecting millions of users won’t be fixed for months

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Security researchers have discovered an unusual Android vulnerability that could affect nearly 40 per cent of users. It can expose users to malware, by allowing cyber criminals to hijack a phone’s screen. Continue Reading . . . http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/android-security-o-update-smartphone-devices-users-millions-not-fix-months-a7730471.html

Apple is using backpacks to collect map data in San Francisco

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Apple is using backpacks to collect map data in San Francisco Apple’s quest to improve Maps’ accuracy appears to include some on-foot action. Former Engadget writer Dante Cesa has posted photos of an Apple Maps worker carrying a backpack loaded with cameras,…

Tesla reportedly made its 100,000th Model 3

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Tesla reportedly made its 100,000th Model 3 Tesla may have just hit a symbolic milestone in its quest to speed up Model 3 production: according to an Electrek source, the company has produced its 100,000th Model 3. It technically reached the mark…

NASA’s Chandra telescope follows Hubble into a shutdown

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NASA’s Chandra telescope follows Hubble into a shutdown NASA sure hasn’t been having a great time with its telescopes. The Chandra X-ray Observatory has gone into safe mode and halted all its science operations a few days after Hubble shut down due…

Police told to avoid looking at recent iPhones to avoid lockouts

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Police told to avoid looking at recent iPhones to avoid lockouts Police have yet to completely wrap their heads around modern iPhones like the X and XS, and that’s clearer than ever thanks to a leak. Motherboard has obtained a presentation slide…

Stephen Hawking’s last paper on black holes is now online

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Stephen Hawking’s last paper on black holes is now online Stephen Hawking never stopped trying to unravel the mysteries surrounding black holes — in fact, he was still working to solve one of them shortly before his death. Now, his last research…

Judge rejects Lime request to block e-scooter rivals in San Francisco

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Judge rejects Lime request to block e-scooter rivals in San Francisco Lime just lost a last-minute bid to delay the launch of San Francisco’s electric scooter pilot program. A judge has denied the company’s request for a temporary restraining order that would…

Thalmic axes Myo gesture armband to make ‘entirely different’ product

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Thalmic axes Myo gesture armband to make ‘entirely different’ product Thalmic has enjoyed a fair amount of success with its gesture-controlling Myo armband, which found uses in everything from DJ sets to prosthetics. However, the company is trying something radical: it’s getting…

Magic Leap’s inaugural conference shows it has a long way to go

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Magic Leap’s inaugural conference shows it has a long way to go If I had to summarize my reaction to LeapCon, Magic Leap’s inaugural developer conference, it’s one of surprise. Not because of the various software demos, though some of them were…

How Intel’s first Chief Security Officer is reshaping the chip giant

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How Intel’s first Chief Security Officer is reshaping the chip giant Window Snyder transformed how Microsoft, Apple and Mozilla dealt with software threats. She served as the security lead for the Windows XP Service Pack 2 update, which fixed a wide variety…

Bodies of 11 babies found in the ceiling of a former funeral home in Detroit

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Construction workers made a gruesome discovery on Friday evening as they worked to transform a funeral home into a community center: the bodies of 11 infants hidden in the ceiling. Continue Reading . . . https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2018/10/13/bodies-babies-found-ceiling-former-funeral-home-detroit/