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Yahoo to confirm big data breach – Recode

Yahoo is expected to confirm that a data breach has exposed several hundred million user accounts, according to Recode. Fred Katayama reports.
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Taiwan asks Google to blur island images

Taipei’s Defense Ministry asks Google to blur Itu Aba, its one and only holding in the South China Sea, from satellite images on Google Maps and Google Earth. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading


Russian blogger faces jail time after playing Pokemon Go in church

Russian video blogger faces prison term for ‘inciting hatred’ and ‘insulting religious feelings’ after playing Pokemon Go in an Orthodox cathedral.

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Google unveils Google Home, looks to compete with Amazon’s Echo

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (MAY 18, 2016) (GOOGLE) – Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc, unveiled a new hardware device called Google Home at the company’s annual conference on Wednesday(May 18).

The device, a portable speaker powered by the company’s search engine, would offer competition to Amazon.com Inc’s Echo.

The device will be launched later this year, Google said.

Amazon launched “Amazon Echo” in November 2014, a speaker one can leave on all day and give it voice directions, like Siri on an Apple iPhone.