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Google Assistant Added To Sony's Android TVs

Sony is rolling out Google Assistant to 4K HDR television models with Android TV. The feature will be available on all of its 2017 models as well as some TVs from 2016. With this addition, Sony's TVs have become the second Android TV-based product to get Assistant.

Google Assistant Now Able To Identify Songs

Song identification, like that offered by Shazam, has been added to Google Assistant. You can use any device offering Google's digital assistant to figure out which song is playing near you. Just pull up Assistant and ask it to tell you what's playing.

Tor Flaw Can Leak Mac, Linux User IPs

A critical vulnerability in Tor is putting Linux and Mac users at risk. Those who've yet to apply a now-available fix could have their IP addresses leaked. We Are Segment, a security firm, discovered the bug and quickly reported it to the Tor Project.

Xiaomi Starts Rolling Out Global MIUI 9 ROM

Xiaomi's latest operating system is finally rolling out. After weeks of testing, the Chinese company has released the MIUI 9 Global ROM, but the release is in stages and there's no guarantee that it will hit your smartphone right away even if you're in the first batch.

WhatsApp Working On Windows 10 App

Pretty much every messaging platform out there offers a desktop client for those who want to stay in touch, but WhatsApp is now reportedly working on a PC client that would be available only for Windows 10 users. The company is currently testing a Windows Store version of its PC