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Apple's iPhone X In 2019 Could Feature A Smaller Notch

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Apple's iPhone X ditches the home button so that the display can stretch nearly all the way to the bottom edge of the phone. The idea is that by pairing the Face ID system - which lets you unlock the phone with your face - with the existing selfie camera, Apple could save space. Read More »

Project Fi Picks Up Unlimited Data Plan with Cost Protection

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Instead, Google simply offered data at $10/GB/month and would give you a refund for any data you paid for but didn't use. They may use 6GB+ a couple months out of the year, but the rest of the time they're using less but still paying the same amount for an unlimited plan. Read More »

Overwatch Blizzard World and Skins; Grand Opening Dated

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Blizzard World will have plenty of fun easter eggs from The Lost Vikings and some of Blizzard Entertainment's other games, so players will be able to enjoy discovering the hidden fun. Overwatch fans can expect Blizzard to run a number of limited-time events throughout the year, ranging from returning events to brand new ones. With Moira just recently being added to the roster a few months ago, though, it's hard to say when we will actually get to see the new hero in action. Read More »

Kaspersky Lab has revealed new Powerful Andoid Malware

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Researchers have named the new malware Skygofree after one of the domains used by the malware. Overall, 48 different commands are available to execute by the attackers, Kaspersky explained. " Skygofree " spyware which can read your WhatsApp messages, perform many other malicious activities is detected by Kaspersky Lab. Users are also advised to exercise caution when they receive emails from people or organisations they do not know, or with unexpected requests or attachments, and ... Read More »

Steve Bannon to testify in FBI Trump inquiry

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Bannon's is the first known subpoena to be issued by Mueller against a member of Trump's inner circle, according to the Times . Some legal experts said the subpoena could be a sign that the investigation was intensifying, while others said it may simply have been a negotiating tactic to persuade Bannon to cooperate with the investigation. Read More »

Meizu M6S Marks the Chinese Company's Grand Comeback to the Smartphone Market

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On the rear panel, there is a single camera, LED flash and the Meizu brand. It sports a 5.7-inch In-cell display with HD+ (1440 × 720 pixels) resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. The variant of the phone with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage will retail for CNY 999 (approximately Rs. 9,921) in China, whereas the higher-end variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage is priced at CNY 1,199 (approximately Rs.11,907). Read More »

Microsoft is working on a new Xbox Elite Controller

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It was also claimed that the new version will include a USB-C charging, three customization profiles, three-stage activation locks for the triggers, and improved travel for the reverse paddle buttons. The only question that remains is when exactly will Microsoft unveil this new version of the controller? The original Xbox Elite controller was revealed at E3 2015, so we may see this one pop up at E3 2018. Read More »

Reliance Jio More Than 100% Cashback, Mobile Wallet Offers for Prime Members

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With BHIM recharge, new users get a Rs 100 cashback while existing users get Rs 30 cashback. Once again the plans include free voice calls, unlimited SMS and access to Jio's suite of apps. Voice calls and SMS benifits remain the same. Previously, the Rs 153 plan for JioPhone offered up to 500MB data for 28 days. In the second edition of the Surprise Cashback Offer , Jio Prime users will get up to Rs. Read More »

IBM, Maersk form blockchain joint venture to focus on global trade

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Customs and Border Protection have piloted the solution to date. Michael J. White , former president of Maersk Line in North America, will be CEO of the new company. While global shipping is a $4 trillion a year industry, and 80 percent of the goods are carried on ocean vessels, much of the logistics involved in creating cargo manifests, tracking shipments and even getting sign-offs from customs and other port authorities remains a paper process. Read More »

Specifications Samsung Galaxy S9 sailed to the network

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The Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime bears a 3300mAh battery that's rated to deliver up to 21 hours of talk time (on 3G WCDMA). It will be available exclusively on Amazon India and will go on sale starting Jan 20 during Amazon "Great Indian Sale". Read More »

Airbnb is spending $100000 to promote listings in Trump's "shithole" countries

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South Africa is the latest country to call in an American diplomat to explain U.S. President Donald Trump's reported vulgar remarks about African and Haitian immigrants to the U.S. "The African Union condemns the comments in the strongest terms and demands a retraction of the comment as well as an apology to not only Africans but to all people of African descent around the globe", further read the AU statement. Read More »

Controversial H&M hoodie ad not racist, parents say

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The popular chain has recently come under worldwide criticism for using a black child to advertise a hoodie bearing the slogan " Coolest Monkey in the Jungle ". When asked whether they felt people had overreacted Liam's parents simply replied that when it came to racism everyone was entitled to their own opinion. Read More »

Cryptocurrency prices tumble as South Korea warns ban could still happen

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HK/SIN on Coinbase. This is the lowest price since the beginning of 2018. XRP also plummeted dropping as low as $1.32 Dollars. "I'm just surprised it isn't even lower". It now has over 200,000 signatures out of a total population of roughly 51 million. A petition not to ban cryptocurrency on the South Korean Presidential Blue House (similar to the US White House website) website has apparently received quite a bit of interest. Read More »

Samsung unveils foldable smartphone

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In fact, things are likely to be even larger with the S9+ which is rumored to come with an even larger f/1.4 aperture. The handsets will come with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 in some countries like the United States, some other countries will feature the Samsung Exynos 9810 processor . Read More »

Android Oreo Update for Nokia 6 — Tag

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According to Tech Radar , the Nokia 1 is rumored to sport an HD display. However, the reply also says that the Honor 8 will get security patch updates when needed. Don't get me started on other features almost considered essentials in today's budget smartphones like advanced (ultra?) power saving modes. Google officially rolled out the next flavor of Android under a cookie name Oreo . Read More »

That big Sega tease was revealed as Two Point Hospital

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The original Theme Hospital was released in 1997 for PC. It was underlined with the comedic brilliance of the original Theme Park team that left it cemented as a classic and has resulted in numerous rereleases on the PSN store, Origin and GOG as well as an attempt to create an open-source remake known as CorsixTH . Read More »

Last chance to upgrade to Windows 10 for free

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We're not sure why someone would stick with Microsoft's ageing Windows 8.1 operating system, mind you. In December, Microsoft extended the deadline even more, until January 16. The closing of this service might also come from Microsoft's attempt at stopping scammers from fooling its Windows users, as a fake upgrade patch is known to be in circulation. Read More »

Donald Trump: I am not a racist

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Sen. Graham shared a statement on Friday which said: "Following comments by the President, I said my piece to him directly yesterday". He was reportedly told that the biggest groups of immigrants with the status were from Haiti, Honduras and El Salvador. Read More »

Senate Dems at 50-Vote Mark to Block FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal

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Broadband providers could again be prevented from blocking or throttling certain content or offering paid prioritization if Democrats in Congress prevail in passing a Net Neutrality resolution. While polls show that net neutrality rules have majority support from both Democratic and Republican voters , US Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) wants Republicans to reject Markey's proposal. Read More »

Mourinho would happily swap Mkhitaryan for Sanchez

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United saw off one competitor in the race for Sanchez's signature when arch-rivals Manchester City , who were initially favourites to sign the Chile worldwide, walked away from the deal on Monday night. "I'm not confident but I'm also not unconfident". It is understood the wages being demanded by Sanchez would have put him ahead of all City's star men , something the club decided they would not do. Read More »

Toyota is finally supporting Apple's CarPlay, starting with the 2019 Avalon

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Besides the addition of Apple CarPlay , the other big news of the Avalon redesign includes a new TNGA K platform, bringing about a longer, lower and wider vehicle. The Avalon also offers a panoramic view monitor as an option and a rear cross traffic braking system. The new Avalon will again be available with two powertrains: a standard V6 engine or a hybrid system with a 4-cylinder engine and battery-fed electric motor. Read More »

Scribblenauts Showdown announced for Xbox One, coming this March

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Scribblenauts Showdown will be available for PS4, Xbox One and the Nintendo Switch on March 6th. The first teaser trailer for Scribblenauts Showdown has been embedded above. The game will include various mini-games that players can compete in, including action-oriented "speedy" mini-games that reward players who complete a challenge first, and a versus mode that allows two players to go head-to-head. Read More »

Google Arts and Culture app adds new 'face match' feature

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The app has been curated by art experts from across the world. The face match feature is only available in the USA right now and Google is declining to comment as to an global rollout will be available. Here are some steps to follow. However, do not open the app immediately after downloading. I use it myself, and find it a refreshing change of pace from the grid that shows pages you've previously opened. Read More »

WhatsApp reportedly testing anti-chain letter spam warning

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So, he is used to forward one or multiple spam messages to multiple contacts using the Forward option in WhatsApp: for this reason WhatsApp is going to do something about messages that have been forwarded many times . We are awaiting further details. To become a frequent user send this message to 10 people who receive it (2 ticks) and your WhatsApp logo should turn Red to indicate a frequent user. Read More »

Cyberpunk 2077 might be making an appearance at E3 this year

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Back then, CD Projekt RED revealed The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from the side of Microsoft. "We obtained information about the plan to present the game at the most important industry event independently from two different sources and in both cases we cannot disclose where they came from", reads the report. Read More »

Ford announces 'Mach 1' its electric SUV for 2020

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These are extraordinary changes for 420 pound-feet of torque and 475 horsepower. During the unveiling, Molly indicated she never knew her grandfather, but was well aware of his legacy not only of an actor, but the influence the movie " Bullitt " had among vehicle enthusiasts for 50 years. Read More »

China consumer group seeks answers from Apple about slowing older iPhones

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But the apology and explanation from the billion dollar company wasn't enough for House Republicans, who want more answers on the subject, according to Reuters . The Council said it received 2,615 complaints about Apple products and services in 2017, compared to 964 complaints in 2015. Recall that for many years there were rumors that Apple slows down their old iPhone by implementing special algorithms in iOS . Read More »

Patanjali debuts online, announces partnership with Amazon India, Flipkart

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The company said that now on it will sell its products on the platforms of e-retailers such as Amazon, Flipkart , Paytm Mall, Bigbasket and Grofers. "As far Patanjali is concerned, we will not enter into partnership with any worldwide company". He did not share any timelines, but said that online sales will form 15% of Patanjali's total turnover in coming years. Read More »

/ HTC 10 users start receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

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It's not clear when HTC will start the Oreo rollout process again. These problems are probably why HTC made a decision to pull the update, although as yet there is no official word from HTC one why it was pulled. Xiaomi acknowledged these issues and posted a workaround for the random freeze issue of the dialer app. HTC also released the Oreo update for HTC 11 in November. Read More »

LG G7 development team ordered to start over from scratch

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Concerns are spreading across the entire smartphone business, according to the official quoted in the report, and causing worries about what kind of changes will be made to the company's V series smartphones. However, the most interesting thing that happened during the event was when LG's Vice chairman confirmed that the company was moving away from yearly flagship smartphone releases. Read More »

Google says "no changes" to mapping platform in China after report

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Some users reported that they appear to be drawing on similar data, which suggests that Google has partnered with AutoNavi and Alibaba to obtain map data for its return to China. Google is of course an expert when it comes to AI tech and so rumors are that the Chinese government has temporarily shelved any discussions on search and other thorny issues and will instead focus on AI development. Read More »

Moshe Holtzberg, kid who survived 26/11, returns to Mumbai after 10 years

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The official sources said that the Moshe will unveil the "Live Memorial" on January 18. "He wants to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi", said Moshe's grandfather Shimon Rosenberg. Barely two years old then, Moshe was saved by his nanny Sandra Samuel. His parents, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, were directors of the Jewish center when the terrorists killed them. Read More »

Google Home Max And Chromecast Are Reportedly Crippling Wi-Fi Networks

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A few users of Google Chromecast have reported about facing random crashes on their Wi-Fi networks. Router vendors have recognised the crashing issue and have started pushing patches from their end to retain a stable experience. As it turns out, it's not our WiFi or Reese Witherspoon flicks that were the issue - it's Google. Google has not given an update to the current issue but watch this space for further developments. Read More »

Nintendo Released almost a Dozen Big New Games for Switch

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These two games will be available on Switch in February 2018. The game continues the traditional platforming action and also adds new quests, shop, collectibles and a new storyline. But yes Xbox outsold PS4 in December for Gen 8 consoles according to NPD data, while Nintendo also had a great month as Switch had most overall units. Read More »

Rescue efforts end for California mudslide victims

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It's not clear when the highway - which officials had said would reopen on Monday - will be cleared for travel. Almost 500 homes were damaged and at one point, 3,000 homes were threatened. Though the number of Montecito homes insured outside the government program was unavailable, it is the dominant source of flood coverage nationally. Read More »

Hori Releasing A PS4 Controller For Xbox Controller Fans

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One thing it was criticised for was the very... awkward controller known as the "Duke" controller. The fatty controller will set you back $70, which is a bit more than your standard Xbox One wireless controller and almost half the price of Microsoft's Xbox One Elite wireless controller. Read More »

January 2018 Nintendo Direct Mini Covers Upcoming Switch Games

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So, get ready to punish some angels and demons with melee attacks and gunplay. Finally, a set of new filters will also be included in the February patch, which can be used within the game's photo mode. He later states in the interview that we should expect "more announcements on the Switch" and that the versatile and portable nature of the hybrid Nintendo Switch will be crucial to the success of the FIFA franchise, especially as the 2018 FIFA World Cup looms close as EA "doubles down" on ... Read More »

Hyundai Veloster N brings Korean performance to the US

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It represents the Korean automaker's first performance vehicle for the US market, according to Albert Biermann, Hyundai's present of performance development. Along with various other factors like the exhaust character and engine response, these can be fiddled with via something which Hyundai calls - try not to cringe - 'N Grin Control System' This offers various driving modes and plenty of customisation, so you could - for instance - turn the engine right up without switching on the auto ... Read More »

New 2019 Kia Forte launched at Detroit Motor Show for U.S. market

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Designers also pushed the point where the windshield meets the hood back by five inches to give the vehicle a longer hood and a more powerful appearance. Compare those 2018 EPA ratings here with the 2018 Forte . Kia says it also has moved to limit some of the downsides of a CVT, including wrapping the transmission in a sound cover to reduce the characteristic "drone" noise that a CVT can have. Read More »

Major League Soccer is creating its own Federation Internationale de Football Association eSports league

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The competition will take place at PAX East in April in Boston and will determine the USA and Canada's qualifiers to the EA Sports FIFA 18 Global Series Play-offs which could eventually lead to a FIFA eWorld Cup spot. EA and Major League Soccer have teamed up for a Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 esports league appropriately named eMLS . All but Atlanta United, D.C. Read More »

Ford goes 'all in' on electric cars with US$11bn plunge

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Ford's team working on the new electric vehicles have declared their missions are to " think big " and " make quicker decisions " in the coming years. He formed a new internal team, called "Team Edison", to oversee electric vehicle programs and he shifted one-third of internal combustion engine investments to electric cars, but the company is still investing more in the former than the latter. Read More »

Latest PUBG Xbox One Patch Aims At Optimization

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A new PUBG Xbox One update has been deployed that offers additional performance and gameplay improvements, including more control options. Moreover, hitting up on the d-pad will equip a pistol. Type B (new preset) now supports: Holding LT to aim down sight. The Xbox One developers of " PUBG " have already implemented the said update which seeks to optimize the game and make the gameplay experience much better since the controls are significantly less precise compared to the PC version. Read More »

Dua Lipa to perform in Abu Dhabi

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Just the 895 million YouTube views on that one... Her single New Rules was a break out hit a year ago and she is nominated in five categories including best album, best female artist and best single. The nominations were announced at a ceremony in London this evening at ITV Studios. At the ceremony to announce the nominations, Jorja Smith was also revealed as the victor of the 2018 critics' choice BRIT Award. Read More »

Killings: Buhari meets Benue leaders today

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President Muhammadu Buhari , Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara are now in an ongoing meeting over the security situation in Benue , Taraba and other States in the country. It said President Buhari was embarrassed by the large-scale loss of lives caused by such repeated violence against innocent people. President Buhari had condemned the reported killings in Benue and ordered security agencies to fish out perpetrators of the dastardly act ... Read More »

"Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 4pm, widespread 2-4" snowfall totals

A flood watch remains in effect for Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Perry and York counties through 7 a.m. Monday as ice jams flow down the Susquehanna River . Overnight our first wave of snow moved through the area, leaving a dusting of slippery snow on the roads. We'll stay sunny through the week with better chances for rain late Saturday and especially Sunday. Read More »

'The World Ends With You' Will Be Launching On The Nintendo Switch

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Not only is he coming to Mario+Rabbids, his own outstanding Wii U game is also getting ported to the Switch. The game will feature many characters, missions, boss battles and a story mode. The World Ends with You , first released in North America in 2008 on Nintendo DS, is set in a highly stylized, modern-day Japan. No official date is kicking around yet but straight from the mouth of Nintendo themselves, we can expect the new game sometime this coming spring. Read More »

Jumanji holds off The Post and The Commuter to top MLK weekend

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The post-Golden Globes box-office bump meant that I, Tonya earned $3.3 million, Phantom Thread topped the per-theatre average with $18,468 and a $1.14 million weekend, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri made the most of it's success with $2.3m, and a total of $28.5 million. Read More »