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Next year's 6.1-inch LCD iPhone to feature metal backing, not glass

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While the third device would be a more budget-friendly option and will trade the OLED display for a 6.1-inch liquid-crystal display. Apple is not expected to update its iPhone X lineup until late 2018. Casetek has close links with its parent company. Last month a report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed Apple Inc. would unveil not two, but three new iPhones next year. Read More »

Huawei Nova 2S Leaks Online; Another High-end 18:9 Smartphone

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On the back of the Huawei Nova 2s , you will notice two cameras, and an LED flash next to them. While many smartphone manufacturers have jumped on the dual rear camera bandwagon, it looks like Huawei wants to change things up a bit with its incoming Nova 2S smartphone. Read More »

New Destiny 2 Prometheus Lens Exotic Broke its Crucible PvP

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The Prometheus Lens trace rifle is a random exotic drop, which bestows lucky players with the power to absolutely melt the opposition in PvP. At least for their more exciting Prestige variants. The new "base" level of the Nightfall and Raid is now 300, making them as hard as the Prestige mode was before. Destiny 2 : Curse of Osiris also adds "Heroic" strikes, which are more hard versions of the regular strikes, and these are also locked to standard Destiny 2 players. Read More »

IPhones may get reversible emoji in 2018

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Emoji 11.0 (previously referred to as Emoji 6.0, but don't let that confuse you) is still a work in progress. According to Emojipedia , there are 2666 emojis in the "Unicode Standard" as of June 2017, meaning that there must be ENDLESS situations in which aesthetic confusion is created by emoji that face the wrong way. Read More »

Westworld shuts down production amid California wildfires

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S.W.A.T. shoots its scenes in Santa Clarita Studios in Valencia, and the 1,000-acre Rye Fire has gotten close to the studio's stages. A Santa Clarita Studios employee told Deadline this morning that the facility's internet was down, apparently because of the fire. Read More »

Google is Pulling YouTube From The Fire TV

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In a statement to The Verge , YouTube and Google are particularly miffed over last month's removal of recently announced Nest products , like the Nest E Thermostat , Cam IQ , and Secure alarm system. "We hope we can reach an agreement to resolve these issues soon", the Google spokeswoman said. The Amazon-YouTube fight is also reminiscent of TV industry disputes over carriage fees-in which cable companies stop carrying popular channels-and reflects how the companies that once ... Read More »

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 845 processor

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Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 845 today at as press conference in Hawaii, the next generation of the company's flagship mobile processor. Just that the NovaGo is running a mobile processor does not put the device into isolation. ENVY x2 is incredibly thin, light, durable and of course always connected , the HP ENVY x2 offers lightning-fast 4G LTE2 and Wi-Fi. The NovaGo starts with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage at $599. Read More »

650-HP Super SUV Finally Unveiled

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Its new front-mounted 4.0L twin-turbo V8-the first turbo engine in a Lamborghini-delivers 650 hp at 6,000 rpm and 627 lb-ft of torque at 2,250 rpm. The Lamborghini Urus has a top speed of 189.5 miles per hour (305 km/h) and a 0 to 62 miles per hour (100 km/h) time of just 3.6 seconds. Read More »

Galaxy S9 Rumors: Will New Samsung Phone Feature 512GB eUFS?

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That side of the company is making news today by announcing the industry's first 512 GB embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS). With Samsung's new 512GB eUFS storage, the South Korean company will soon be able to manufacture smartphones or tablets that have built-in flash storage that's the same as or even more than some desktop or laptop computers. Read More »

Crazy Volume Spikes for: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. American Assets Investment Management Llc increased Archer Daniels Midland Co (ADM) stake by 50.1% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Therefore 79% are positive. KeyCorp reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $74.00 price target on shares of Activision Blizzard in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Read More »

Honor 7X to launch globally today: Expected price in India, specifications, etc

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The company will be offering the smartphone in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB internal storage variants. However it is not clear that which variants will be launched in India. Honor 7X is a dual sim phone which comes with a 5.93-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2160 pixels. On the front is a 13-megapixel selfie camera. Read More »

Target keeps mobile pay in-house, but for how long?

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In a press release, Target explained that its new Wallet allows for customers to pay and rake in discounts with Cartwheel all in a single transaction. "Guests are going to love the convenience of having payment, Cartwheel offers, Weekly Ad coupons and GiftCards all in one place with Wallet". Target's mobile wallet follows the launch of digital wallets by several other retailers, notably Walmart , which has been focusing more on its digital presence as it looks to compete with online ... Read More »

PlayStation Store Reveals Potential 'God Of War' Release Date

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Details on the new God of War's release have been fairly sparse, beyond the loose "early 2018" frame that we've been throwing around . Well, it seems that we already know when the next adventure of Kratos will be available. Worse yet for Sony, this is happening only days before both The Game Awards and the PlayStation Experience, where hopefully, we might get some surprise announcements, or see more of the gameplay footage, but that's just speculation on my part. Read More »

Facebook launches new "Messenger Kids" app

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The way this app works is parents first download it on their kid's devices and authenticate the device using their Facebook credentials. The app was 18 months in development, Svensson said. Stephen Balkam, CEO of the nonprofit Family Online Safety Institute, said "that train has left the station". Parents won't be able to spy on their kids' chats. Read More »

Google Maps introduces two-wheeler mode in India

However, it will also answer questions that do not have any answers on the Internet, such as "How old are you". These Go apps were launched alongside Android Oreo Go, an optimized version of Android Oreo for entry-level smartphones. Over the next few months, Google will also offer information on air quality for 20 Indian cities through its platform. Google will launch it gradually in coming weeks. Read More »

New Nokia 9 And Nokia 8 May Be Announced In January

There are many rumors and leaks that HMD Global is hosting a Launch event in China on January 19 to unveil Nokia 9. However, now the company has revealed that the Nokia 3 smartphone will skip the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update and will directly get Android 8.0 Oreo update. Read More »

Assassin's Creed Origins getting 'nightmare' difficulty, horde mode and ... chocobos?

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The publisher is also tweaking difficulty by adding enemy scaling. This is an optional feature, so you don't have to have it turned on. Players would actually hear Noctis and his friends discuss the video games, with the Prince geeking out over the acclaimed Ubisoft series, seemingly ignoring the fact that his father died and the kingdom he grew up in had been taken over. Read More »

Trump's Approved Travel Bans Rips Families Apart, Advocates Say

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They say that was reinforced most recently by Trump's retweets of anti-Muslim videos. The justices said the policy could take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts. Judges in two judicial circuits - the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in San Francisco - had cast doubt on Trump's third executive order banning nearly all travel from certain countries. Read More »

Select Chromebook Owners Can Score Free Netflix

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The offer must be redeemed before December 31st so go ahead and check it out and enjoy some holiday entertainment on Google's dime. That bonus comes in the form of six months of free Netflix. Users who already have something like a 4K capable subscription, like Netflix Premium, can put the $65.94 credit towards their next payment. Chrome OS' stripped-down, web-based ecosystem is a flawless platform for streaming apps, particularly if you happen to own a top-tier Chromebook with a gorgeous ... Read More »

Broadcom fires board broadside from shaky platform

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Broadcom stepped up its pursuit of rival Qualcomm this morning, announcing plans to nominate 11 members to Qualcomm's board of directors and "to propose certain other matters for the consideration of Qualcomm stockholders" in an effort to acquire the company. Read More »

Facebook to launch chat app for kids, with parental controls

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Messenger Kids is launching in preview today for iPhone and iPad users in the USA and will be targeting 6 to 13-year-olds with a child-friendly alternative to the main Messenger app. Kids can also block and report users themselves, and parents will find out about it. Facebook will monitor all reports and ban harmful accounts. There is a fair number of parental controls available within the app. Read More »

Google to crack down on apps that snoop

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Interestingly, it does not matter whether apps are featured in Google Play or they come via other marketplaces. "The user research showed that people testing the app saved up to 30 per cent of their mobile data, depending on the way they used Datally". Read More »

Australia Set to Investigate Google, Facebook Over Their Impact on News Market

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The review was part of the price exacted by South Australian senator Nick Xenophon for smoothing the passage of law reforms allowing further consolidation of Australian media companies. Media-buying agency GroupM expects Facebook and Google to consolidate their domination of online advertising, and control almost 85 per cent of all online advertising - outside China - this financial year. Read More »

Apple releases iOS 11.2 to fix Springboard bug on iPhone

Amongst the list of new features, the new iOS platform majorly includes Apple Pay Cash and faster wireless charging support for the iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus , and the iPhone X , as well as fixes a date crashing bug that emerged last week on a large number of iOS devices. Read More »

Celebrating 25 years of texts, this is what it said

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The publication reminds us of Mark Zuckerberg's statement previous year that "daily activity on Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp combined was three times the number of SMS messages sent worldwide - 60 billion compared to 20 billion". According to a research, 97 percent of smartphone owners still use text messaging. It would be about another year, he explains, before handsets would able to send message as well as receive them. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 could arrive in a brand new colour option

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Knowing Samsung's pattern, the Samsung Galaxy S9 is likely to be released in March next year and no, it's not too early for some Galaxy S9 juicy rumours. Ko Dong-jin, president of Samsung's IM Division, in an interaction with Korea Business said the company has plans to debut the flagship phone with a bendable feature in 2018. Read More »

OnePlus announces 5T Star Wars Limited Edition

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As far as the release of the device goes, the only concrete detail we have at this time is the "Coming Soon" image, that has sparked lots of excitement and interest among Fans of all ages. To recall, the original OnePlus 5T sports a 6.01-inch full HD with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution, protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass. Similar to the OnePlus 5, the company has packed an Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with an octa-core processor clocked at up to 2.45 GHz along with Adreno 540 GPU to ... Read More »

Why does my iPhone keep restarting? Here's how to fix it

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You can then jump to Software Update to install the update. To do this, open Settings - Do Not Disturb. After iOS 11.2 is successfully running on your device, you can switch these Do Not Disturb options back to their previous settings . Apple has just released a new iOS 11.2 and it's rolling out as at the time of this writing. We would expect watchOS 4.2, tvOS 11.2 and macOS 10.3.2 to ship early next week. Read More »

Twitter Lite is now available in SA

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The "Lite" version of Twitter is branching out. Twitter has announced the release of Twitter Lite to 24 new countries including 6 African countries. The larger rollout of Twitter Lite could help the company expand its market share across the world in countries where mobile broadband is shakier than in countries like the U.S. Read More »

Qualcomm deepens Apple battle with new round of lawsuits

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In the lawsuit filed, Wednesday, with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, Qualcomm's complaint claims Apple is in infringement of five patents relating to radio frequency transceivers, power efficiency in mobile CPUs, device power management and image enhancement using depth-based data (3D imagery). Read More »

Enbridge Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:EEP) Short Interest Update

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Penserra Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Enbridge Energy by 135.1% in the second quarter. There are many different tools to determine whether a company is profitable or not. WARNING: "Enbridge Energy Management (EEQ) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research " was published by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. Read More »

Former NSA worker pleads guilty to snatching classified docs

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Sixty-seven-year-old Nghia Hoang Pho admitted to a willful retention charge, which was mostly kept under wraps due to the sensitive nature of the crime, according to Reuters . The guilty plea said that between 2010 and March 2015, Pho removed and retained at his home paper and digital copies of US government documents and writings containing national defense information. Read More »

Jak II, Jak 3, Jak X: Combat Racing hit PS4 Next Week

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Well, Sony has finally responded, and we won't have to wait much longer. It is important to note that these are not remasters. The bundle is available from next week and will support trophies along with the usual 1080p up-render job - along with Remote Play, Shareplay, and Activity Feeds. Read More »

Destiny 2 Ghost Skill Announced For Alexa

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To this end Amazon is releasing a new group of tools that will offer skills, or apps, tailored specifically to the business community. Alexa would then turn on the video conferencing equipment, dial into the conference call, and get the meeting going. Read More »

Xiaomi Launches Desh Ka Smartphone Redmi 5A For Rs 3999

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Confirmed date of the announcement of Xiaomi smartphones Redmi Redmi 5 and 5 Plus, which, according to rumors, was supposed to come out today, November 29, 2017. - At the end of 12 months, all potential subscribers/buyers will be rewarded with cashback vouchers worth Rs 1,000 in the form of 10 vouchers of Rs 100 denomination. Read More »

WhatsApp service resumes after worldwide outage

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It need be mentioned that the California-based WhatsApp has been bought by Facebook Inc for $19 billion in 2014. However, on Thursday, the users faced issues when the instant messaging app had faced an outage worldwide for couple of hours. Read More »

Tokyo Disney Is Reportedly Getting a $2.7 Billion Expansion

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The move is aimed at attracting older people and visitors from overseas to boost ticket sales that have stagnated amid Japan's falling birthrate. "I'm not sure if people in Southern California or Florida have ever experienced crowding like there is at Tokyo Disneyland ", Weston said. Read More »

Selena Gomez the most-followed celebrity on Instagram for 2017

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The soccer star received more than 8.2 million "likes" for the post - and we can see why! It may surprise some that this next one did not do better. Ronaldo, 32, is now the third-highest paid worldwide celebrity - per post - on Instagram . Beyoncé is back - this time for her announcement that her family would be "growing by two". Read More »

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp Guide: How to Get Santa Suit

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A lot of that will depend on Nintendo keeping the attention of players, something the game seems to be struggling with already. That said, it is undoubtedly a welcome addition to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp , especially since the game only came out two weeks ago. Read More »

Yooka-Laylee will finally arrive on Switch on December 14

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In the same breath however, the studio would confirm the eventual release over to the then-recent Switch. The Switch version is set to contain a "shed-load of polish and updates" as well as the ability to use a single JoyCon across all multiplayer games. Read More »

Nokia denies reported takeover talks with Juniper Networks

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JNPR is valued at 16.42 that allows investors an understanding on the calculation of the market value of Juniper Networks, Inc . relative to its earnings. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.35%. Juniper Networks's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 23.26%. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of JNPR . Read More »

Samsung fires up production of second-gen 10-nm FinFET chips

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Also making headlines is the LPP or Low Power Plus technology, which will be incorporated into the newer chipsets. Samsung announced today that its S3 manufacturing line in Hwaseong, Korea, has started fabrication of SoCs on 10LPP , the company's second-generation 10-nm FinFET process technology. Read More »

Apple accuses Qualcomm of patent infringement in countersuit

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Apple has accused Qualcomm of violating eight patents in total. In its filing, Apple alleges that Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 and 820 processors, which power phones from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Alphabet Inc's Google's Pixel phones, infringe on those patents. Read More »