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New Google Earbuds Offer Real-Time Translation Feature

Google on Wednesday introduced new Pixel earbuds that the company says are capable of real-time translation of conversations in different languages. A demonstration given as Google unveiled a host of new products infused with its digital “Assistant” smarts got people playfully referring to Pixel Buds as an internet-Age version of …

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‘2013 Hack Affected All Three Billion Yahoo Accounts’

A 2013 hack affected all three billion accounts at Yahoo, triple the original estimate, the online giant’s parent company said Tuesday following a new analysis of the incident. The disclosure from Verizon, which acquired Yahoo’s online assets earlier this year, revised upward the initial estimate of one billion accounts affected. …

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Facebook Beefing Up Team To Thwart Election Manipulation

File Photo Facebook on Monday said it will hire more than 1,000 people to thwart deceptive ads crafted to knock elections off course. The announcement came as the leading social network turned over to Congress some 3,000 Russia-linked ads that appeared to use hot-button issues to turn people against one …

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SpaceX’s Musk Unveils Plan To Reach Mars By 2022

Billionaire entrepreneur and founder of SpaceX Elon Musk speaks at the 68th International Astronautical Congress 2017 in Adelaide on September 29, 2017.PETER PARKS / AFP Futurist and inventor Elon Musk unveiled ambitious plans Friday to send cargo ships to Mars in five years and use rockets to carry people between …

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Russia’s Rosneft Suffers ‘Serious Consequences’ From Ransomware Attack

A ransomware attack hit computers across the world on Tuesday, taking out servers at Russia’s biggest oil company, disrupting operations at Ukrainian banks, and shutting down computers at multinational shipping and advertising firms. Russia’s Rosneft, one of the world’s biggest crude producers by volume, said its systems had suffered “serious …

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