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Tom Cruise Films 'Mission Impossible 6' Tom Cruise Films 'Mission Impossible 6'
- April 13, 2017

Cruise also drives an old BMW auto in one of the chase sequences in the movie on the streets of Paris. Another video offers a brief look at Cruise who drives a auto and pulls off a 180-degree turn before crashing it into a tree. The auto sequence also has actor Sean Harris riding shotgun in a strait jacket. It was recently revealed that The Crown and Everest star Vanessa Kirby will have a role as well and that the Man of Steel himself, Henry Cavill, will also star. (more...)
Email Attacks Feat Unpatched Microsoft Word Vulnerability Email Attacks Feat Unpatched Microsoft Word Vulnerability
- April 13, 2017

Victims are drawn in by opening compromised Word documents sent to them via email that are loaded with the Dridex banking trojan, according to the blog . "Because of the widespread effectiveness and rapid weaponisation of this recent 0-day vulnerability, it is critical that users and organisations apply today's Microsoft patch as soon as possible", he says. (more...)
Congress just ended internet privacy protections, but how will that affect you? Congress just ended internet privacy protections, but how will that affect you?
- April 10, 2017

The privacy bill would repeal regulations adopted in October by the Federal Communications Commission under the Obama administration requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc. (more...)
Majestic Bayern floor Dortmund in Real warm-up Majestic Bayern floor Dortmund in Real warm-up
- April 09, 2017

Bayern are advancing towards a fifth successive title - 10 points clear of RB Leipzig and 15 ahead of fourth-placed Dortmund - despite Tuesday's hiccup against Hoffenheim, who won 1-0. Arjen Robben restored Bayern's two-goal lead after the break, before Lewandowski netted his second of the game against his former club to seal the win for the Bavarians. (more...)
Durant: Warriors set to welcome back their star after knee injury
- April 09, 2017

However, it hardly bodes well for the Pelicans that Golden State is holding opponents to 99.9 points on 41.6 percent shooting during its current 13-game winning streak. That's my favorite thing to do, to play basketball. Currently, the Pelicans are 33-46 and they are eliminated from playoff contention. Between Cousins and Anthony Davis , you'd be hard pressed to find a better frontcourt tandem, particularly on the offensive end. (more...)
Passengers taken off United flight in Toronto due to security situation Passengers taken off United flight in Toronto due to security situation
- April 07, 2017

The CBP officers immediately alerted the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) who swabbed the mock IED for explosives with a negative result, the statement confirmed. A CTV News Kitchener employee on board the plane says he and the other passengers were on the tarmac for more than three hours before being escorted off the plane. (more...)
Comcast wireless ambitions could get a lot pricier Comcast wireless ambitions could get a lot pricier
- April 07, 2017

Xfinity Mobile will combine wireless service on Verizon's network with Comcast's 16M Wi-Fi hotspots to offer service inside its existing footprint of 29M customers. All-hours customer service is available via text or call. The pricing plans are notable since Comcast can play ball with cutthroat pricing, but leverage other services. (more...)
YouTubers Will No Longer Make Money Until They Hit 10000 Lifetime Views
- April 07, 2017

Now may be its harder for Youtube earners and video bloggers to make money but true and real Youtube channels can keep moving to their earning goals without any problem. The YouTube Partner Program only opened up to all YouTube users a few years ago, which let anyone with a YouTube account start getting paid for ads nearly immediately. (more...)
Uber suspends self-driving cars in two US states after crash
- April 06, 2017

The back seat was empty. Uber has stopped its self-driving vehicle pilot in Arizona while it launches a probe into the crash. The Uber vehicle was not responsible for the incident and there were no injuries, Tempe police information officer Josie Montenegro told Bloomberg News . (more...)
Questions Raised About Tizen OS Security Questions Raised About Tizen OS Security
- April 06, 2017

In February, Oneconsult's Rafael Scheel demonstrated how terrestrial radio signals could be harnessed to hack a number of Smart TVs from Samsung. Samsung is best known for its devices running Android, but the company's long-term strategy is to reduce its reliance on Google with the help of its own operating system. (more...)
Today BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Upgraded to "Outperform" at Macquarie
- April 05, 2017

Also according to John Chen, BlackBerry CEO, everyone may soon see a BlackBerry tablet. Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on BlackBerry Limited (BBRY ) where 0 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 2 analysts said it's a Buy, 12 rated the stock as Hold, 6 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (more...)
Bioware Details Upcoming Mass Effect Andromeda Fixes Bioware Details Upcoming Mass Effect Andromeda Fixes
- April 05, 2017

That being said, the developer has promised to discuss its plans to implement patch fixes on April 4, so fans won't have long to wait to see what new updates will be coming the the game. If you've been paying attention to our recent coverage, then you'll know Mass Effect: Andromeda is a mess. The facial animations of Mass Effect Andromeda have been the subject of controversy since release . (more...)
Prince George police nab 16 motorists during Distracted Driving Campaign Prince George police nab 16 motorists during Distracted Driving Campaign
- April 05, 2017

The enforcement campaign, called "U Drive". "Compared to the year before, that's a 10 percent increase". "It's really hard for people to put the phone down when you can do so many things with your phone", Roman said. "It's a text and Instagram kind of world", he said, the inc in crashes, kids raised in a text, Instagram kind of world". "Too many lives are lost every year due to distracted driving", CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow said. (more...)
Game to Run 4K on Project Scorpio; October Launch Date Outed? Game to Run 4K on Project Scorpio; October Launch Date Outed?
- April 04, 2017

Microsoft has apparently allowed a leading media outlet to go preview the Xbox Scorpio , with Forza 7 used to demonstrate the console's capabilities. Xbox Project Scorpio is a new piece of Xbox One hardware that will include more powerful components while still supporting the current collection of the user's games. (more...)
Dishonored 2 Free Trial is Coming to Xbox One, PS4 & PC Dishonored 2 Free Trial is Coming to Xbox One, PS4 & PC
- April 04, 2017

Three missions might not sound like a whole lot of content, but Dishonored 2 only contains nine missions in its entirety. The sequel to the 2012 hit came out late previous year and reviewed well at many outlets, including here at Polygon. (more...)
Environmental Groups Vowing To Fight Trump Climate Actions Environmental Groups Vowing To Fight Trump Climate Actions
- April 03, 2017

President Donald Trump speaks between Vice President Mike Pence, left, and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt prior to signing an executive order on "Energy Independence", eliminating Obama-era climate change regulations, during an event at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters in Washington, U.S., March 28, 2017. (more...)
Something completely different at McDonald's: fresh beef Something completely different at McDonald's: fresh beef
- April 01, 2017

This week McDonald's announced that it would start making Quarter Pounders with fresh beef in select restaurants. "This is a first step", said McDonald's United States of America president Chris Kempczinski . In the fast food wars, there are going to be clear winners and losers in terms of beef freshness. Patties in its cheeseburger and other kinds of burger will stay frozen. (more...)
White House Aides Helped Nunes Get Intelligence Reports
- April 01, 2017

The New York Times and Washington Post identified three White House officials that reportedly helped Nunes gain access to intelligence reports that he said showed Trump and his transition team were swept up in us surveillance of foreign nationals. (more...)
Final Fantasy XV gets first character DLC Final Fantasy XV gets first character DLC
- March 30, 2017

This news comes ahead of the release of Stormblood, which is set to be released this June for PS4 and PC. "Final Fantasy XV" gets a new alternate version of Chapter 13 with the latest update . The expansion was universally praised for its story and continued the upward trajectory of the Final Fantasy XIV platform. To be precise, for the costume you will need to play in mode of Score Attack (unlocked at the end of the DLC ), and once obtained you can also use it during the main game. (more...)
British, Scottish leaders to meet amid independence dispute
- March 29, 2017

Lawmakers from the Green Party joined forces with members of the Scottish National Party to back Sturgeon's controversial measure, which passed with 69 votes to 59. The first minister noted that uncertainty of Brexit terms hindered holding the second independence referendum . In a statement, the Scotland Office said the United Kingdom would not be entering negotiations on the Scottish government's proposal and instead is focusing on the Brexit talks with the EU. (more...)