Glastonbury: All you need to know about headliners Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran – BBC News

June 23, 2017

… the rest of your life regretting it.’ I went, ‘Good point.’” In the intervening years, Radiohead have done more than any other band to push the boundaries of rock music, stretching dark, brooding electronics over Yorke’s keening vocals. Their most recent album, A Moon Shaped Pool, rekindled their relationship with melody, and is bound to form the core of their set on Friday night. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEd O’Brien from …

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Theresa May to present Brexit plans to EU leaders – BBC News

June 22, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNot got long? Here’s the Queen’s Speech in 90 seconds UK Prime Minister Theresa May is to address EU leaders on her plans for the issue of expats’ rights after Brexit. Mrs May will head to Brussels for her first European summit since she lost her Commons majority in the general election. It comes the day after measures to enable Brexit dominated the Queen’s Speech and with the Conservatives still trying to …

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Facebook and Google are taking unprecedented steps to crack down on bad ads

June 19, 2017

… that may rival the duopoly. Such tight-knit alliances between rivals are unprecedented in the industry, but then again, so is an all-consuming duopoly money pit. WATCH: Explore underwater with this tiny device that combines a bit of snorkeling and scuba diving More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsTwitworkz Agency 2.0 (one-pay) Twitworkz Following Builder is an amazing tool for auto-building your Twitter following. Twitworkz Agency Lifetime allows up to 50 Twitter accounts …

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Grenfell Tower fire: Government staff sent in to Kensington and Chelsea Council – BBC News

June 18, 2017

… as we all are”. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLaura Trant walks around the closed and silent Kensington and Chelsea town hall So far in the investigation: Six victims have been provisionally identified by police Three have been named so far, including Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali, 23, five-year-old Isaac Shawo, and artist Khadija Saye Of those killed, one died in hospital Eighteen people remain in hospital, nine in critical care A criminal …

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Britons released without charge after Easyjet plane scare – BBC News

June 12, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPassenger Richard Peters: “They looked like regular guys” Three British men who were detained in Germany after their conversations on board an Easyjet flight sparked alarm have been released without charge. Their flight from Slovenia to the UK was diverted to Cologne after the pilot was alerted to a “suspicious conversation” with “terrorist content”. “The criminal investigation against them …

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GoPro CEO opens up about Snapchat Spectacles and rampant copying

June 11, 2017

… out there driving awareness and excitement [for action cameras married with a smartphone experience]. So people are like, ‘Are you worried about Snapchat?’ You gotta be. And the answers no.” WATCH: This ingenious device let’s you throw your GoPro around for incredible aerial selfies More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsPost Gopher WordPress Plugin – Unlimited Site License Convert blog posts and pages into downloadable PDF books. Build beautiful forms, …

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Banking with your personal assistant will be the future, whether you like it or not

June 11, 2017

… two-factor authentication framework, the whole aspect of having another method like your banking dongle or password isn’t likely to change, said Yeo. “[The] whole essence of two-factor authentication [is that it] requires confirmation by other means,” he added. But if your identity is tied to your phone like in Samsung Pass, where each device can only be programmed to recognise one set of irises it could still be, in the eyes of regulators, considered two-factor identification, …

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Amazon’s great at selling its own batteries and baby wipes. But Food and fashion? Not yet

June 11, 2017

… also increasingly reinforcing private-label buying with Alexa, its digital assistant installed in Amazon’s Echo home device and a handful of other gadgets. Were you to simply ask Alexa to order batteries, for instance, the command would default to the AmazonBasics brand if you’ve ever bought them in the past. Amazon is similarly working the labels into new Dash buttons, its branded single-command remotes that automatically place a set order of a given item when pressed. …

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Apple teases HomePod challenger to Amazon Echo and Google Home

June 7, 2017

The HomePod works hands-free with Siri voice commands and will cost $349 and come out this December in the U.S., UK and Australia.Image: karissa bell/mashable We just got our first look at Apple’s long-awaited Amazon Echo rival. Following months of rumors and speculation about the Siri-powered home speaker, Apple finally confirmed the device, called HomePod, during WWDC in San Jose. SEE ALSO: Apple’s next move: Siri needs to move out HomePod will cost $349 and come in white or …

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Does Russia care about the UK election? – BBC News

June 5, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRussians asked: ‘Have you heard of Theresa May?’ These days, it feels like every time there is an election in Europe – or in America – Russia is cast in the role of bad guy. It is under suspicion of meddling in the democratic process, of hacking computer systems and spreading disinformation with the alleged aim of helping a pro-Moscow candidate win the vote. We heard such accusations this year in France and …

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Election 2017: Five key things about the Question Time special – BBC News

June 3, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSee the tough questions to Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in a special BBC Question Time show Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn faced a grilling from members of the public in a BBC Question Time election special. Here are five key takeaways. 1. The audience was on fire It might not have been the head-to-head many people wanted – which Mr Corbyn said was a “shame” – but the audience didn’t hold back when it …

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reMarkable E-Ink tablet has papers number

June 1, 2017

… access the menu and top the undo option. Almost like paper. Image: lance ulanoff/mashable reMarkable is Wi-Fi-enabled and connects to the companys cloud-based service so your library of drawing and notes is always in sync. At launch there will be iOS, Android, Windows and MacOS applications so you can view your library from any device. That same interface will also allow you to pull a PDF into the app and have it appear on the reMarkable tablet where you can mark it up. Wanberg showed me …

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Election 2017 debate: Parties clash on Brexit – BBC News

May 31, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrexit clash in Welsh election debate Mr Millar, the Tory education spokesman and AM, said the 8 June vote was a clear choice between Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Attacking the other party leaders, he said: “We can ill afford to have them taking our seat at the negotiating table. We need a prime minister who is up to the job and ready to deliver for the people of Wales.” BBC Wales TV …

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Election blind dates: Nigel Farage and Rachel Johnson – BBC News

May 30, 2017

… always had a lot of stamina. Work hard, play hard. How was your date? It was terrific. She is just great fun to be with. What was your initial impression? I thought to myself, she’s become one of the most prominent Remainers in the country. She’s left the Conservative Party, she’s joined the Lib Dems. I was pleased that it was her, because I’ve met her before and she is fun. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNigel Farage says his work has …

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Cloak and Dagger is a new Android attack that can steal your passwords and more

Image: uservice_spb Most malware requires some form of active user interaction in order to infect a device a click on a link in a phishing email, or the installation of software from an unverified source. But a new type of attack, dubbed Cloak and Dagger, can basically take over your Android phone without your (conscious) help. Worse, no major version of Android is safe at this time. SEE ALSO: Whoops. Millions of Android phones are wide open to hackers Described by a team of researchers from …

May 27, 2017
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All the weird news that happened on the day ‘Star Wars’ opened 40 years ago

… nuclear nightmares. I mean a literal atomic bomb. SEE ALSO: ‘Star Wars’ Producer Blasts ‘Star Wars’ Myths At precisely 8:59:59am local time on May 25 1977, the U.S. detonated a 150-kiloton nuclear device codenamed Crewline in the middle of Nevada. It was buried in a shaft half a klick below ground between Table Mountain and Morey Peak, a valley as desolate as the desert of Tatooine. This was, of course, just the kind of thing superpowers did in those days, irradiated …

May 26, 2017
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The Porn Business Isnt Anything Like You Think It Is

… developer conference, and he was among the few who had the opportunity to purchase a pair of Google’s computerized eyewear. He did, and that meant he could build software for the device, which seems to project a tiny computer screen somewhere out in front of you when you slip it over your eyes. So, together with Adams and others, he built an app called “Tits and Glass.” He was in the vanguard of a new kind of porn. The app let you share “share, comment, and vote on your …

May 23, 2017
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Source: DHS secretary hints at possibly expanding laptop ban to US

… preparing for and thinking through” the scenario that the electronics ban could come to US soil, the aide said. That means any electronic device larger than a cell phone would not be allowed on flights leaving the US, not just certain inbound US flights, as is currently the case. While Kelly didn’t say it outright, “we could read between the lines,” the aide said. …

May 20, 2017
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WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack: Your questions answered – BBC News

… pressure to get rid of the ransomware quickly. The government has said the ransomware outbreak at the NHS was not a targeted attack on the UK’s health service. It may be that the attackers created their virus without knowing exactly how far it would spread. Do you have to open an email attachment to be infected? No. This strain of ransomware was spread from device to device by taking advantage of an old security hole in some versions of Microsoft’s Windows operating system. The …

May 16, 2017
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