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Nintendo Reportedly Delays 64GB Game Cartridges Until 2019

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It isn't all bells and whistles for the platform, however, as Nintendo has delayed its 64GB cartridges for outside publishers until 2019. But in addition to being physically smaller, the cards are also only capable of storing up to 32GB of data, while Blu-ray discs hold 50GB. Read More »

Investor Spotlight: Taking a Look at Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

The stock decreased 1.12% or $4.09 during the last trading session, reaching $361.54. About 1.19 million shares traded. NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) has risen 77.85% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. Lockheed Martin Invest Mgmt Company has 29,700 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Moreover, Foothills Asset Mngmt Limited has 1.59% invested in AT&T Inc. Read More »

Former Soccer Star George Weah Is Liberia's New President

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Almost 2.2 million voters have the choice between 51-year-old former soccer star and senator George Weah and 73-year-old Joseph Boakai, who has been vice president for 12 years. She is the ex-wife of former rebel leader and president Charles Taylor, who sparked Liberia's civil war in 1989 and is serving a 50-year prison sentence in Britain for his role in atrocities in Sierra Leone. Read More »

WhatsApp will stop working on some smartphones in 2018

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After extending its deadline for ending BlackBerry 10 support, WhatsApp is clearly done with the OS once and for all. It said that it will end support for these mobile platforms. However, the company warned that since it will no longer "actively develop for these platforms", some features may stop functioning "at any time". The company made the announcement in an update to said in a blog post . Read More »

Oppo A83 announced with 4GB RAM: Price, specs and more

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While the handset is already up for pre-order in China, there is no news on the worldwide availability. The OPPO A83 has a metal back that curves at the edges for better handling. You can take ideal selfies and can make video calls through the camera. The front camera has AI face recognition which brilliant photographs with optimized settings. Read More »

Investors Buy High Volume of General Motors Call Options (GM)

The stock increased 0.15% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $47.43. About 196,247 shares traded. Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. It increased, as 63 investors sold F shares while 354 reduced holdings. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 3,249 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $113,000 after purchasing an additional 310 shares during the period. Read More »

Hatch, Tribune Trade Barbs Over 'Utahn Of The Year' Editorial

And still, the legislator, who has served seven terms in the Senate, chose to tweet an image of the newspaper's front page, telling his follower that he is "grateful for this great Christmas honor from the Salt Lake Tribune ". The blistering article continues: "Over the years, Hatch stared down a generation or two of highly qualified political leaders who were fully qualified to take his place, Hatch is now moving to run for another term - it would be his eighth - in the Senate". Read More »

Super Meat Boy coming to the Nintendo Switch on January 11th

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Even attempts to manually launch Golf resulted in errors after the installation of the latest update. In what is surely to become an interesting piece of gaming folklore, Nintendo have now quietly removed the hidden version of NES classic, Golf , from the firmware of the Switch . Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android Oreo beta update enables fast charging and more

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Xiaomi has released Android Oreo beta update for the device. As Xiaomi Mi A1 is an Android one device, the update package also contains the usual Oreo updates to the device. The Mi A1 will be one of the few mid-range smartphones out there to receive the Android 8.0 Oreo update. The Oreo update also adds quick charging support to the A1. Read More »

Encounter ends in Pulwama, one militant killed

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Noor, a three-feet-tall militant, had become a security headache for forces in the Valley after he jumped parole and rejoined militancy. "We launched a joint operation in the Samboora village and this morning his body was recovered after an encounter". Read More »

No WhatsApp on These Smartphones After December 31

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To be specific, After December 31, 2017, BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8.0 and older will not have WhatsApp on it anymore. The Nokia S40, for example, will run out of support after the end of 2018. The main reason for pulling the plug is attributed to the fact that older smartphones won't provide features, capabilities and required processing power to work with all the features included with the latest versions. Read More »

OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock feature is coming to OnePlus 5

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The Face Unlock feature of OnePlus 5T is the simpler version of Face unlock that users just front camera and software processing to verify a face to unlock the phone. There is a new alarm calendar feature in the Clock app . Despite not being as secure as Apple's implementation, OnePlus' Face Unlock is a good addition to the company's smartphones because it adds another layer of protection. Read More »

Two new lawsuits are result of Apple admitting it slowed down iPhones

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Tyler Barney taught himself how to take apart his iPhone after he noticed his newer model was slower than his brother's old one. Now, Apple is facing two class-action lawsuits claiming that the company is intentionally and deceptively slowing down its phones so that users are forced to upgrade to the latest model, which will bring more profits for Apple. Read More »

IPhone owners sue Apple for deliberately slowing older models

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Apple , which was filed Thursday in federal court in Chicago , alleges. Rumors have persisted for years at tech news websites devoted to Apple products and among fans of the company's products that iPhone performance was being intentionally slowed, perhaps to push users to buy newer models. Read More »

OnePlus 6 concept under-glass fingerprint sensor looks stunning

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Not wanting to be left out, OnePlus came up with the OnePlus 5T with just the display as the main difference from that of the OnePlus 5 . OnePlus has not announced anything about the phone. Qualcomm has already confirmed the next flagship processor will be the Snapdragon 845. This way it will be much more secure than the face unlock on the OnePlus 5T and will allow OnePlus to do away with the fingerprint scanner altogether. Read More »

Catherine: Full Body Confirmed for the West

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Catherine: Full Body has been slated for a release next winter for PS4 and Vita in Japan. Don't expect the PS Vita to get the same graphical overhaul as its larger and beefier sibling. Apparently Atlus has a spotty reputation with LGBTQ representation in its games, though I'm not familiar enough with the Persona series as a whole or the original Catherine to know why that is. Read More »

OnePlus 5 getting an update that includes face unlock

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However, OnePlus says this is an incremental rollout and will reach only a small percentage of users today. If there is no notification about this new update, you can also manually check it through the About Phone section in the Phone settings . Read More »

Last minute holday shopping wrapping up

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But she still saw several people come into the store. The blame fell squarely on Ms. Johnson's honey for sending her out at the very last minute. Employees from TGI Friday's spent their Christmas Eve morning wrapping presents, to raise money for the Guam Foster Family Association. Read More »

'It's a fraud!' Oprah warns against online scam using her name

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Oprah had a warning on Thursday for fans to stay vigilant, after she learned scammers were trying to take advantage of her followers. "If they had said I would have won, more than likely I would have sent $750 to Jamaica, because that's just how much I believed in Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey ", the man tells CBS News. Read More »

US House Democrats rally to protect Special Counsel Mueller

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Sen. Mark Warner, who is on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, denounced attacks on Mueller's impartiality on Wednesday. The most vocal criticisms came last week from some Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee who seized on Mueller's dismissal of senior Federal Bureau of Investigation counter-intelligence agent Peter Strzok earlier this summer for variously describing the president as an "idiot" in pre-election communications with colleague Lisa Page. Read More »

Taylor on win over Pipe "I felt sorry for him"

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To the victor went the spoils of a last-32 match-up with Phil Taylor. Back-to-back 100+ check-outs gave Henderson the second set before Gurney mounted his comeback and reeled off the next two to level the contest but there was to be no more for Superchin. Read More »

How To Track Santa Tonight!!

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The site features Santa's North Pole village, a holiday countdown, games and activities. The website is available in eight languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Chinese. "There have been generations that have tracked Santa with us", Schlachter said. The phone number was actually a secret hotline to Colonel Harry Shoup at at the Continental Air Defense Command, now known as NORAD . Read More »

YouTube Vertical Videos Now Displaying Properly on iOS

In 2011 the company launched the Google Play Music audio streaming service, and three years later it launched YouTube Music Key, which offered subscribers ad-free music videos. "It turns out, there are a lot of "vertical" videos on YouTube that are actually encoded with black bars on the sides, meaning they're technically landscape videos", the publication reports . Read More »

Star Trek: Bridge Crew is now playable without a VR headset

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Star Trek: Bridge Crew puts a player and their friends into the heart of a new starship, the U.S.S. Aegis, where every action and decision that is made together will determine the fate of the ship and crew. If you're a PS4 owner, you'll of course use the console's DualShock 4 controller rather than the PC peripherals; you can just skip the PS VR requirement henceforth. Read More »

Illinoisans sue Apple over slowed iPhones

Apple has not commented on the lawsuit. Chinese users are accusing Apple of being racist because Face ID is not always reliable as expected, at least in China. Because those older batteries are incapable of handling peak current draws with the same effectiveness of iPhones with newer batteries and more efficient processors, they run the risk of the device powering down to prevent damage to its internal components. Read More »

Of Course Apple Is Getting Sued Over the Old iPhone Throttling Fiasco

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Plaintiffs Stefan Bogdanovich and Dakota Speas filed the lawsuit in the Central District Court of California. Apple is facing lawsuits over the revelations that it intentionally slows down older iPhones without user consent. " Apple purposefully declined to make these disclosures because it knew that consumers would, more likely than not, purchase a new device out of (a) loyalty to Apple and/or (b) because Apple knew that its consumers desired to have devices performing at ... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.8 million trucks to fix shifter issue

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However, all 2017 model-year trucks built after December 31, 2016 are excluded from the recall campaign. FCA said it was aware of seven possible injuries related to the malfunction and several possible accidents. In the meantime, FCA urges drivers to use their parking brakes to prevent unintended vehicle movement. Occupants may inadvertently move the vehicles' gear-shifters out of the "park" position, FCA said in an announcement, as the result of a malfunctioning brake transmission shift ... Read More »

Apple: Some older iPhones slowed to prevent battery issues

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Apple said the move was meant to reduce power demands - which can have the effect of slowing the processor - when a phone's battery is having trouble supplying the peak current that the processor demands. "It's a trade-off between unexpected device crashes and lower maintained performance without crashes". Apple charges £79 ($79) to replace batteries not covered under the phone's warranty. Read More »

Apple sued for throttling battery use

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The company said its software updates for the iPhone 6 , iPhone 6S, iPhone SE and iPhone 7 are created to "smooth out" peak power demands, prevent these surprise shutdowns and ultimately prolong the lifespan of batteries. Apple says the iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 are all impacted. Another step it could have taken would have been "selling battery replacement kits to consumers, and letting them pop a fresh battery into their aging iPhone". Read More »

Mario Balotelli eyeing Manchester City return

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To win something important again. He has 15 goals to show for himself in all competitions, including 10 in Ligue 1. Balotelli won six trophies with Inter Milan including the Champions League before moving to Manchester City in 2010, followed by two spells at AC Milan either side of an unsuccessful stint at Liverpool. Read More »

Android 8.0 Oreo rolling out to Moto X4 Android One edition

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Well, staying true to its promise, Motorola is rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update to the Moto X4 Android One Edition . The update is now rolling out to the Moto X4 users carrying a build number OPW27.1. Another addition is "Picture-in-Picture" mode, which is a part of Android Oreo and there's also Auto-fill, smart text selection. In terms of features, the Android 8.0 Oreo update adds new "Parallel Apps" or split screen style feature. Read More »

Apple slowing some older iPhones because of flagging batteries

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An Apple spokesperson said: "Our goal is to deliver the best experience for customers, which includes overall performance and prolonging the life of their devices". The feature was implemented on the iPhone 6 , 6S and SE past year during a software update, and on the iPhone 7 as of December with the release of iOS 11.2. Read More »

More Than 1 Ton Of Meth Seized In Australia; Country's Largest Bust

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Charges include importing a commercial quantity of a border controlled drug, and possessing a commercial quantity of a border controlled drug reasonably suspected of having been unlawfully imported. The operation was conducted as part of a national police operation targeting the trafficking of the drug - commonly known as ice - into Australia. Western Australian Police Commissioner Chris Dawson said WA Police worked alongside the AFP, Border Force and others over many months. Read More »

Synovus Financial Corp Raises Holdings in Walt Disney Co (DIS)

Saratoga Research & Investment Management bought 274,519 shares as the company's stock declined 2.31% while stock markets rallied. About 760,828 shares traded. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, May 25 by Credit Suisse. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, April 7. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) earned "Buy" rating by FBR Capital on Friday, August 28. Read More »

Sirius XM (SIRI) Given Daily Media Impact Score of 0.16

The most recent shifts in number of shares owned by institutions came on September 30, 2017 when Vanguard Group Inc sold 2.5 million shares from its total ownership of 75.93 million. portfolio. 17,804 are held by Lpl Ltd Co. Private Advisor Group Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.02% in Sirius XM Holdings Inc . Sei Invests holds 0.04% or 88,859 shares. Read More »

Why Jaguars fans are 'trashing' Jadeveon Clowney after his comment

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And Bortles is actually, for the first time in his career, playing good football. But he made a decision to show some salt and display hurt feelings, and Blake Bortles dunked on him for the third time this season. This past Sunday, the Houston Texans traveled to Jacksonville to take on the Jaguars and were promptly destroyed by the team to clinch their first playoff spot in 10 years. Read More »

Does Apple make older iPhones slower to force upgrades?

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Apple says it's for a good technical reason, which is that as iPhone batteries naturally degrade over time, high power drains can cause the phone to restart. " Our goal is to deliver the best experience for customers, which includes overall performance and prolonging the life of their devices ", said an Apple spokeswoman. Read More »

Google's Pixel 2 XL is still experiencing crackling audio issues

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The speakers on the Pixel 2 XL are one of our favorite aspects of the phone. Currently, there appears to be no resolution to the issue, but Pixel 2 XL users are encouraged to report any audio problems to Google's support forms . While both smartphones are terrific, the decision to launch them at such a high price in India seemed controversial. Though the audio issue appears to have been around since the release of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in October, members of Android ... Read More »

2G spectrum case: Manmohan Singh lets the judgement do all the talking

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Here's the damning part of justice Saini's verdict: "It was not Raja, but Pulok Chatterjee, in consultation with TKA Nair, (who) had suppressed the most relevant and controversial part of the letter of A Raja from the then hon'ble PM". He was deputy secretary in Rajiv Gandhi's PMO in 1985. The declared 2G scam was among the prime corruption scandals that came into flame during the second term of the United Progressive Alliance UPA government headed by Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh. Read More »

Apple faces two lawsuits over intentional iPhone slowdowns

Apple has not yet commented. While a second lawsuit , filed by five plaintiffs in the Northern District of the State of IL, accused Apple of deliberately keeping power management features a secret in an effort to persuade customers to upgrade to newer devices. Read More »

Amazon acquires wireless security camera company

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The camera gave Amazon a worthy alternative to Google's Nest, and now Blink could up the ante with the additional security component. Based in Andover, Mass., Blink was launched after a crowdfunding campaign raised more than $1 million for its wireless home monitoring system in 2014. Read More »

Arms Version 5.0 Launches Tomorrow With a New Fighter

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The full notes can be gleaned on the Nintendo update page for your researching pleasure. Sounds like there's a Dr. C related surprise for anyone taking on the Grand Prix at six or higher as well... For Grand Prix LV7, the computer will start out strong right from the first match, as usual. Dr. Coyle, with her green hair and maniacal laugh, is referred to by Nintendo as the "rad scientist". Read More »