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    BREAKING: WhatsApp goes down on New Year angering MILLIONS of users across globe

    MESSAGING service WhatsApp has crashed this evening and angered millions of users across the world. Users have flagged the issue on Twitter with the hashtag...

    MESSAGING service WhatsApp has crashed this evening and angered millions of users across the world. Users have flagged the issue on Twitter with the hashtag #WhatsAppDown. Downdetector.co.uk shows the issue has spread across the globe, with users in the UK and Europe worst off. One wrote: “Messages won’t deliver. Can’t see when people have been...
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    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 already announced with a different name?

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with Snapdragon 625 was launched in India back in January this year and company has already sold more than 5 million units of...

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with Snapdragon 625 was launched in India back in January this year and company has already sold more than 5 million units of the smartphone in less than a year, and now we all are waiting for successor of Xiaomi’s most popular phone in India till date. It seems that Xiaomi has already...
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    Xiaomi launches Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite a new Redmi series focused on selfies

    In a press event in New Delhi today, Xiaomi introduced a new Redmi Y series of smartphones with a focus on the front camera setup. The Redmi...

    In a press event in New Delhi today, Xiaomi introduced a new Redmi Y series of smartphones with a focus on the front camera setup. The Redmi Y1 packs in 16-megapixel front camera paired with an LED Selfie-light. According to the company, the high-resolution front camera paired with the LED Selfie-light simulates effects of natural lighting, and captures...
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    Google Play Store Get Android Instant Apps With Try It Now Button

    Android Instant Apps are finally making their way to users on the Google Play store listings through a Try It Now button. The company confirmed...

    Android Instant Apps are finally making their way to users on the Google Play store listings through a Try It Now button. The company confirmed the integration on Thursday and also announced several updates to the Google Play store. For the uninitiated, Android Instant Apps lets users access apps from search, social media, messaging, and other deep links without...
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  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
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    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 shows its 18:9 screen and dual camera

    Up until this point we knew some details about Xiaomi’s first 18:9 midranger – the Redmi Note 5 – and have seen it in renders but we’re now finally...

    Up until this point we knew some details about Xiaomi’s first 18:9 midranger – the Redmi Note 5 – and have seen it in renders but we’re now finally being treated to a few snaps from the wild. The device in the blurry images looks like a prototype of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 complete with a minimal-bezel front...
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    First Look Of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 visits Geekbench with Snapdragon 660 Xiaomi has always offered great bang for the buck, so it’s exciting to see hints of...

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 visits Geekbench with Snapdragon 660 Xiaomi has always offered great bang for the buck, so it’s exciting to see hints of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, which combines two current flagship trends – 18:9 bezel-less screen and dual cameras. Better yet, rumors hint at a Snapdragon 660 chipset – a “lite”...
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    Attention!!! 41 percent of Android phones are vulnerable to ‘devastating’ Wi-Fi attack

    A new exploit Wi-Fi attack can allow attackers to read Wi-Fi traffic between devices and wireless access points, and even modify it to inject malware into websites. Researchers...

    A new exploit Wi-Fi attack can allow attackers to read Wi-Fi traffic between devices and wireless access points, and even modify it to inject malware into websites. Researchers have started disclosing security vulnerabilities today, and it looks like Android and Linux-based devices are the worst affected by multiple vulnerabilities. Researchers also claim some of the attack works against all...
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    Google upgrade two-factor authentication tool after high-profile hacks

    Google plans on upgrading its two-factor authentication tool with an improved, physical security measure aimed at protecting high-profile users from politically motivated cyberattacks, according to a...

    Google plans on upgrading its two-factor authentication tool with an improved, physical security measure aimed at protecting high-profile users from politically motivated cyberattacks, according to a report from Bloomberg. The new service, to be called Advanced Protection Program and potentially slated to launch next month, will trade out the standard authentication process for services like Gmail and...
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    Facebook organized pro-Trump rallies : Russia

    Facebook should be treated like a crime scene. The social media company likely has troves of data that could provide critical leads for the investigation...

    Facebook should be treated like a crime scene. The social media company likely has troves of data that could provide critical leads for the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. The effort to investigate possible coordination between the Trump team and Russia has so far centered on the growing...
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    Facebook testing Instant Videos Feature

    Facebook testing Instant Videos that can download over Wi-Fi Facebook is testing a new Instant Videos feature that makes sure you’ll always have videos ready to...

    Facebook testing Instant Videos that can download over Wi-Fi Facebook is testing a new Instant Videos feature that makes sure you’ll always have videos ready to watch — and you won’t have to waste your data plan downloading them. The feature is called Instant Videos and we all familiar with instant articles feature click to read...
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    Facebook is testing further UI changes, including a pull-down navigation drawer

    The devs in Menlo Park have been busy recently rolling out significant changes to the look of the Facebook app for Android, We’ve now received tips...

    The devs in Menlo Park have been busy recently rolling out significant changes to the look of the Facebook app for Android, We’ve now received tips about a further change that’s currently being tested which changes the linear, swipe- left hamburger menu to a pull-down grid of options. The new layout even has notification dots, just like...
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  • Xiaomi Mi A1
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    Xiaomi Joins Android One Program in India with the new Xiaomi Mi A1

    Earlier today at a launch event in New Delhi, Xiaomi announced that they will be joining the Android One program with the launch of the Xiaomi...

    Earlier today at a launch event in New Delhi, Xiaomi announced that they will be joining the Android One program with the launch of the Xiaomi Mi A1. While the phone was only announced today and has seen surprisingly few leaks, Xiaomi has managed to ensure a short gap between the announcement and the release, with the first phones...
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    Google is Starting Work on Android P (Android 9.0) in the AOSP

    It’s been a little over 5 months since Google introduced the first Android 8.0 Developer Preview and a little over a week since the latest release, now...

    It’s been a little over 5 months since Google introduced the first Android 8.0 Developer Preview and a little over a week since the latest release, now known as Android Oreo, was officially launched. But while only a minuscule fraction of overall Android users have their hands on the tasty Oreo update, we would expect that Google is already starting...
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  • Sarahah app exposed
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    Sarahah app exposed for uploading users contacts to company servers

    The Sarahah app exposed sends all contacts and email addresses stored on a user’s phone to the company’s servers without seeking proper permissions. As per...

    The Sarahah app exposed sends all contacts and email addresses stored on a user’s phone to the company’s servers without seeking proper permissions. As per creator Zain al-Abidin Tawfiq, the feature was supposed to be disabled by a former partner and was put in place for an upcoming ‘find your friends’ feature. The anonymous messaging...
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