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Google Home Mini Defect Caused Some Units To Record Audio 24/7

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Intelligent assistant platforms like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant could be the next great frontier in computer interface, but there are bound to be some bumps along the way before we reach a Star Trek-style future. For example, Android Police founder Artem Russakovskii discovered a hardware defect in the upcoming Google Home Mini that caused the device to record almost all nearby audio and upload it directly to Google. That’s a pretty severe privacy violation, ...

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Closed Puerto Rico factories are the sole source of some critical drugs

Relief supplies stuck at Puerto Rico port The Food and Drug Administration is worried that there could be shortages of some critical drugs normally produced in Puerto Rico if manufacturing plants there are closed for an extended period of time. Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the commissioner of the FDA since May, arrived on Puerto Rico Friday to survey the situation and talk with pharmaceutical executives on the island. He said his agency has a list of about 40 drugs that it’s concerned could be in short supply, 13 of which are ...

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Nearly 65% of Florida stations out of gas in some areas as Irma nears

Fuel trucks get Florida Highway Patrol escort Florida’s gas shortages keep getting worse as millions of motorists flee Hurricane Irma’s path of destruction. Nearly 65% of all gas stations in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale market were without fuel on Saturday, according to estimates from crowdsourcing platform GasBuddy. More than half of the stations in the West Palm Beach-Fort Pierce and Fort Myers-Naples areas have run dry. In the Tampa-St. Petersburg market, 43.5% of stations are out of gas. The fuel outages come as Florida officials order mandatory evacuations for many counties ...

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Destiny 2 Servers Go Live Prior To Official Release Date For Some

Destiny 2 doesn’t officially launch on PS4 and Xbox One until tomorrow, September 5, but some lucky players are in ahead of schedule. Bungie has apparently brought the servers online, allowing certain people to play early. Before you go racing to your console to check, digital copies (except for those intended for reviewing the game) are exempt from this. But if you’ve somehow gotten your hands on an early physical copy, you can also start playing right now, according to reports from numerous players on places like Reddit. As such, ...

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Some women need a hysterectomy after sterilisation device Essure

A number of women are having to undergo hysterectomies to remove a sterilisation device used on the NHS, the Victoria Derbyshire show has found. The Essure implant is used to permanently sterilise women, but can cause side effects and complications. One woman – who later had her uterus removed – said she was left suicidal due to the “unbearable” pain, and felt she was a burden to her family. The manufacturer says Essure is safe and the benefits outweigh the risks. The sale of the implants in the EU was ...

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Destiny 2 PC Beta Goes Live Today For Some

PC players have to wait until October to get their hands on the full release of Destiny 2, but thankfully the game’s PC beta test starts today for some. If you’ve pre-ordered the game, you can try it out in the beta now. Bungie has already said, however, that some players are running into errors while trying to access the game. The studio is actively working on resolving those issues. It’s available for download through the Battle.net app, although you’ll first have to redeem your pre-order code on Bungie’s website. ...

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Destiny 2 PC Beta Pre-Load Now Available For Some

Right on schedule, Destiny 2‘s PC beta client is now available to pre-load, at least for some players. People who pre-ordered Destiny 2 on PC can now pre-load so they can start playing precisely when the beta goes live on August 28. People who pre-ordered a digital copy need only press “Install” in the Battle.net app to pre-load. Retail customers have to go to bungie.net/redeem to redeem their code. Pre-loading is now available to players with Early Access to the Destiny 2 PC Beta. Open Access downloads will begin on ...

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Trump: We'll probably end up killing NAFTA 'at some point'

NAFTA explained President Trump says he’s not optimistic about the future of America’s free trade deal with Canada and Mexico. “I think we’ll probably end up terminating NAFTA at some point,” he said during a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Arizona on Tuesday night. Leaders from the U.S., Canada and Mexico officially began renegotiating NAFTA last week. Trump frequently blasted NAFTA on the campaign trail, labeling it the “worst trade deal in history” and blaming it for the loss of manufacturing jobs in America’s Rust Belt. But after ...

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Wall Street bank bans some Venezuelan bonds

U.S. sanctions Venezuelan president A Wall Street bank is starting to turn a cold shoulder on Venezuela amid the nation’s political crisis. Credit Suisse(CS) is banning its bond traders from buying two specific Venezuelan bonds — one from the government and another from the state-run oil company PDVSA, or Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. It is the first major global bank to bar its employees from dealing with certain types of Venezuelan debt. Bank officials cited Venezuela’s “political climate” and recent events for its decision. That appears to refer to a ...

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