Chrome 54 for Desktop Released With HTML5 YouTube Video Embeds and More

Chrome browser's version 54 has moved to a stable channel on desktop and the update for Android is expected to follow soon. Source link

Apple CEO Tim Cook Visits Nintendo Headquarters in Kyoto

Cook's visit follows last month's unveiling of Super Mario Run for iOS, the first time Nintendo's popular game franchise will be available on mobile gadgets. Source link

The New FIFA Mobile Wants to Be for Everyone

EA Sports understands the shifting demographics of video gaming, and has shrunk the download size to under 100MB to increase its appeal. Source link

Hooch raises $1.5M to expand its drink a day subscription cocktail app

 Hooch, a subscription-based drink startup we’ve covered before has raised $1.5M in new funding, bringing total funds raised to $2.7M. All of the investors in this round were considered strategic by the startup,...

Signal gets disappearing messages – but for tidiness, not privacy

 Messaging app Signal is proud to be end-to-end encrypted, and privacy is their watchword — but its new ephemeral messages aren’t being billed as tools to that end, and nor...

Dropbox rolls out PDF signing, iMessage integrations and picture-in-picture on iOS

 Dropbox is still working its way through the enterprise world in order to show the world it isn’t just dumb online storage — which, given as simple as it was...

Google's Plan to Spread Its AI Assistant Hits Samsung Roadblock

Samsung's acquisition of Viv may be more of a problem for Google than Apple, as Samsung is the biggest maker of Android phones. Source link

Google Assistant May Soon Be Able to Provide Your Daily Dose of Humour

Google has reportedly hired writers from The Onion and Pixar in order to provide a more human-touch to its voice-based virtual assistant. Source link

Chrome Won't Eat Up as Much System Memory From December, Says Google

The December update for Google Chrome will reduce the RAM demands by upgrading the JavaScript engine. This has led to an average 50% decrease in system memory consumption on desktops...

Paytm Maha Bazaar Sale Kicks Off Wednesday With Tech Deals and More

Paytm 'Maha Bazaar' sale will start from October 12 and will end on October 14, offering huge cashbacks to the shoppers with several discounts. Source link

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South Africa's Liberty Holdings suffers cyber attack

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African insurer Liberty Holdings said on Sunday it had become the victim of a cyber attack, with an external...