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Daily News – 17th of November 2016

What’s new Thanks to Google Earth VR, virtual travelling is now a reality The virtual whole-Earth model that Google has been perfecting for over a decade has finally reached its next big step: Google Earth is now available in virtual reality. For the first time, users can walk through real city streets, fly through canyons…

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Daily News – 16th of November 2016

What’s new Facebook launches a unified inbox for businesses on Facebook, Messenger and Instagram Facebook is unveiling a new feature that should make it easier for businesses to stay on top of conversations across Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Instagram. Previously, if a businesses wanted to respond to customers on Facebook and Instagram, they had to…

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Daily News – 15th of November 2016

What’s new Facebook follows Google in banning fake news sites from its ad network Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google announced steps to prevent fake-news websites from generating revenue through their ad-selling services, signs that technology companies are moving to address a growing controversy about misinformation on the internet. A Facebook spokesman said it will…

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Top news this week, 7th-11th of November 2016

Important announcements Microsoft fixes nasty Windows 10 security flaw that Google divulged Microsoft today patched a Windows vulnerability that was disclosed just over a week ago by researchers from Alphabet Inc.’s Google. The update tackles vulnerabilities in numerous versions of Windows (from Vista through Windows 10) that would let an attacker get control of your…

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Daily News – 11th of November 2016

What’s new Oculus will now deliver VR experiences on lower-end PCs As if PC-based VR headsets like the $600 Oculus Rift and the $800 HTC Vive weren’t already fairly expensive to begin with, they also require pricey high-end computers to power them, raising the cost of entry to roughly $2,000 at least. Oculus wants to…

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Daily News – 10th of November 2016

What’s new Yahoo admits some employees knew of massive hack in 2014 A Yahoo filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that at least some within the company were aware of the intrusion two years earlier. “An Independent Committee of the Board, advised by independent counsel and a forensic expert, is investigating, among…

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Daily News – 9th of November 2016

What’s new Microsoft fixes nasty Windows 10 security flaw that Google divulged Microsoft today patched a Windows vulnerability that was disclosed just over a week ago by researchers from Alphabet Inc.’s Google. The update tackles vulnerabilities in numerous versions of Windows (from Vista through Windows 10) that would let an attacker get control of your…

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Daily News – 7th of November 2016 & What happened this weekend

What’s new Google acquires team behind LeapDroid, a game-focused Android emulator The LeapDroid move could help Chromebooks play games, or make life easier for developers. It’s not clear just how the deal went down, although the team suggests that this isn’t a straight-up acquisition: LeapDroid is “not affiliated” with Google. However it happened, the move…

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Top news this week, 31th of October – 4th of November 2016

Important announcements The stakes are rising in Google’s antitrust fight with Europe Over the next two weeks the technology giant will respond to the various antitrust allegations by the European Commission. They come in three buckets: that Google abuses the dominance of its Android operating system (to which it has to respond by today); that…

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