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Record bitcoin price swings make Coinbase the most popular iPhone app

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Don't worry, we've been notified about the issue and are taking a look. In light of the attention the exchange is seeing, the Co-Founder and CEO of Coinbase, Brian Armstrong, released a statement on the company blog in which he reminded users to invest responsibly, and said that heavy investments are being made to scale out the platform. Read More »

Retro's Sea of Thieves Finally Gets Its Release Date Trailer

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Additionally, Rare announced a limited-edition Sea of Thieves themed Xbox One controller , available for pre-order now. You can pre-order the controller from Amazon.com in the United States or Microsoft's online store in the UK now. It also comes with an exclusive Ferryman clothing set for your in-game character, 14-day trial of Xbox Live Gold and a 14-day trial of Xbox Game Pass. Read More »

A Way Out release date set

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Once someone owns a copy of the game, they can give another player who is on the same platform a "friends pass free trial", which will allow the second player to join in and play the entire game without purchasing it. Since the game is so focused on co-op, a "friends pass" is being introduced. Players will learn to work together to break Leo and Vincent out of prison and navigate the story beyond. Read More »

OnePlus 5T update brings new optimisations and improvements

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The update is slated as OxygenOS 4.7.4 update and it weighs at 285 MB with few few new changes.in detail, OnePlus has added refined look for the camera app and even the photo quality has been improved. The Star Wars version comes in a white color option. It still has tiny bezels at the top and bottom of the screen. The handset is powered by Snapdragon 835 processor. Read More »

Ford and Alibaba team up to sell EVs in China

Ford Motor Co. and leading Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba on Thursday announced a major strategic collaboration in online car-related services, as the USA auto giant seeks to revive its flagging sales in the world's largest vehicle market. Read More »

Tracking snow for the weekend

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The best chances with this one are as you head south and east, as it appears now. Cold air settled over the region Wednesday after an unseasonably warm Tuesday , and the temps are expected to stay low for at least the coming week. Accumulating snow is likely to fall over the Chicago area, starting Friday evening, continuing overnight into Saturday morning and ending from the west Saturday . Read More »

Fortnite surpasses 30 million players, gets 50v50 mode until December 17th

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It is a 50v50 "last-team standing" map that pits teams of 50 in a fight to the finish. The hugely popular Fortnite passed 20 million players last month, with Epic Games releasing a state of development update just last week. The sad part of the announcement was that this 50 vs 50 Mode is going to be available in Fortnite Battle Royale for a limited time. The mode is live right now and it involves the two teams battling it out as the circle closes in. Read More »

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will leave Early Access Dec. 20

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But, before it does, the team at PUBG Corp. are adding a new map. The supply crates will each feature a range of great Xbox and PUBG prizes, from Xbox One X consoles and Elite Controllers, to Xbox Live codes, PUBG loot and PUBG game codes which will unlock when the game is released on December 12. Read More »

Geminid meteor show is December 7-17

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The meteor shower appears to come from the Gemini constellation with the streaks caused by tiny dust particles and meteors hitting our atmosphere at tremendous speed and burning up due to friction. Observe the Geminids next Wednesday evening, December 13 and Thursday morning, December 14. When judging these light shows, the number of meteors visible per hour is sometimes used as a proxy of brightness. Read More »

Techland Announces Dying Light: Bad Blood, PvP Expansion Due in 2018

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Be the first to play Dying Light: Bad Blood - the new standalone multiplayer expansion. Here's how it works: you and five other players are dropped into a hostile, zombie-infested area. Our aim is both to satisfy players' demands for competitive PvP gameplay and to explore new directions for Dying Light's multiplayer experience. The studio stated that this mode was created to address numerous requests they received from fans regarding a new way to enjoy Dying Light's PvP elements. Read More »

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Releases Latest List of Safest Vehicles

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To earn the awards, vehicles go through a number of crash tests to show they can protect occupants in front, side, rollover and rear impact collisions as well as testing automatic emergency breaking systems. With 15 of those earning its highest award despite tougher criteria requiring better headlights and enhanced passenger side protection. Two automakers make up much of the list. Read More »

The Buzz | Rare skeleton shown of human ancestor, 3.6 million years old

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The bones were discovered in the Sterkfontein caves outside Johannesburg after foot and leg bone fragments were found from rock blasted from the cave by miners. The skeleton is nicknamed as "Little Foot" and was found in the Sterkfontein Caves, situated almost 25 miles northwest of Johannesburg, where little bones were found when miners blasted the rock. Read More »

Sources point to a new metal-clad iPhone with LCD display in 2018

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According to Kuo, the three 2018 iPhones will include a 5.8-inch OLED model, a 6.5-inch OLED model, and a 6.1-inch LCD version. But the cheaper iPhone with a metal back not only brings happiness for select consumers, it also brings business to LCD display manufacturers Sharp and Japan Display, which stand to lose the most with Apple's decision to finally move to OLED displays in iPhones. Read More »

Bluehole offers a look at PUBG's new desert map: Miramar

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According to the PUBG blog , "the unique terrain and dense urban areas of Miramar will create a new Battle Royale experience where the old strategies may no longer work and new tactics are required". Players can test themselves against all comers in the Luchador Arena, put their motorcycle skills to the test In the death bowl, or hunt in the ruins of the long dead textile factories. Read More »

Air New Zealand forced to cancel flights after Dreamliner engine issues

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During peak months the airlines will jointly operate a total of 35 return services a week between Singapore and New Zealand, including Christchurch and Wellington flights. The 5 December incident saw one of the engines shut down, while the second incident saw the crew reduced thrust on the suspect engine before returning to Auckland. Read More »

Amazon vs. Google row leaves customers in the cold

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This indicates to me that Amazon has taken a business decision on this issue and implemented a plan to do all it can to reduce the threat of Google's hardware to Amazon's own devices. Google has chose to pull out YouTube from all Amazon devices. If they manage to reach an agreement chances are you will still get to watch YouTube on Amazon devices after December 31st. Read More »

Google Pulls Down Apps Section From The Web Store On Google Chrome

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After announcing it previous year, Google has finally removed the apps section from its Chrome Web store on Mac, Windows and Linux Platforms. Google , in a blog post from August past year, said that the apps project had failed, with just about 1 percent of the total users from Windows, Mac, and Linux actually installing and using them on the Chrome browser. Read More »

Super-Earth Discovers Sign of Extraterrestrial life

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The lead author Ryan Cloutier , from the University of Montreal, stated that being able to cover the mass and density of K2-18b was enormous but to find a new exoplanet was fortunate and equally exciting. It was while looking through the data of K2-18b that Cloutier noticed something unusual. "With the current data, we can't distinguish between those two possibilities". Read More »

Huawei P11 May Feature A Triple Lens Rear Camera

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Now new reports have surfaced online that Huawei may launch a photography-centric smartphone series in the coming weeks. This leaked marketing material for Huawei comes to us from Evan Blass who discovered it on a website owned by a digital artist who works at one of the company's creative agencies. Read More »

Virtual Keyboard App Exposed Data From 31 Million Users

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The keyboard app claims to have over 40 million downloads on Google's Play Store . Another week, another open database left online, but this latest case has shown not only sloppy security but also how much data you're giving up with some apps. Read More »

T&T blacklisted as tax haven by EU

Britain fought particularly hard against the list, afraid that its crown dependencies, including Jersey and the Virgin Islands, would be singled out. They are: American Samoa , Bahrain, Barbados, Grenada, Guam , South Korea , Macau, Marshall Islands , Mongolia, Namibia , Palau, Panama , St. Read More »

Steam drops Bitcoin as $13k BTC milestone passed

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Because Valve has no control over the transaction fees, there are cases when the trasaction fees are sometimes higher than the value of the purchase and this makes the transaction unreasonably costly. The constant change in value can also mean that, simply in the time it takes to purchase a game, a customer may need to pay even more by the time they've reached the checkout. Read More »

Valve and Headup Games team up for Bridge Constructor Portal

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A new Portal game that blends the best of Valve's odd portal-creating, puzzle-solving title with the million-selling Bridge Constructor franchise hits later this month, the companies announced Wednesday morning. It crashes beside GLaDOS - voiced by Ellen McLain, who says: "Ah yes, we are going to have a lot of fun together". Valve's Portal is a beloved game, which broke the mold by being an FPS puzzle game with awesome mechanics, sense of humor, and mysterious world. Read More »

Redmi 5A launched in Coimbatore by Xiaomi

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The Redmi 5 will arrive with 5.7” screen with the popular FullView display with 18:9 ratio. The both Xiaomi device, Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus will retain the overall design of present Redmi series with metal body and also have a fingerprint sensor. Read More »

Apple TV will finally get Amazon Prime Video

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The app doesn't appear to be promoted on the Apple TV's home screen just yet, but can be found by searching through the App Store. "And if you can't, then we don't want to sell it to our customers because they're going to be buying it thinking they can watch Prime Video and then they're going to be disappointed". Read More »

Delayed iPhone X launch hurt global iPhone share, Kantar says

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In the United States, iOS market share dropped 7.6% as Android share jumped 8.2%. iOS share also fell in the five biggest European markets, as well as in Japan. "In the three months ending in October 2017, the top five brands - Huawei, Xiaomo, Apple, Vivo, and Oppo - made up 91% of sales, compared to 79% a year earlier". Read More »

India cenbank working closely with gov't on bank recapitalisation plan

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Similarly, the NSE Nifty was trading lower by 78.70 points, or 0.77 per cent, at 10,039.55. The apex bank is expected to keep key rates unchanged as the GDP growth improved and inflation also recorded a seven-month high. The rise in Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation (excluding food and fuel) increased from July to September and remained steady in October to 3.58%. Read More »

NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) PT Raised to $250.00 at Canaccord Genuity

Nvidia Corp now has $113.12 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $4.02. This particular stock's 5-day moving average is 198.44, its 20-day moving average is 209.02 and its 100-day moving average is 183.10. Read More »

Instagram Combats Animal Cruelty By Banning Selfies With Exotic Animals

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While users looking to browse images already posted under the hashtags will be presented with the warning, they won't be warned if they attempt to upload a picture using the hashtag. Those hashtags will still appear in search results. The photo sharing service has introduced new pop-up warnings that will appear when searching for hashtags commonly used to share images of animal exploration and abuse. Read More »

1.6 million customers' personal details stolen by hackers

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The Vancouver, Canada-based company's customer base is mostly in the US. "This suspension of services is a result of PayPal's discovery of security vulnerabilities on the TIO platform and issues with TIO's data security programme that do not adhere to PayPal's information security standards", said PayPal in November. Read More »

Instagram Introduces Stories Highlights and Stories Archive

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In your Stories Archive , your stories will appear in a grid with the most recent stories at the bottom. "We encourage everyone to be thoughtful about interactions with wild animals and the environment to help avoid exploitation and to report any photos and videos you may see that may violate our community guidelines ". Read More »

Google Pixel 2 is now available at Rs. 39999 on Flipkart

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To get the discount applied, just head over to the Verizon site and pick either a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL and add it to your cart. The e-commerce website is now offering a massive discount on the Pixel 2, as part of its Big Shopping Days promotion. Read More »

Apple to Launch Cheaper 9.7-Inch iPad in 2018

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In the report, Digitimes states that this new launch will be a bid by Apple to get into the higher-volume and price-conscious markets. Price of the device should be around $260, that is $70 cheaper than the current iPad. In the second case, the newer model might just be a slightly toned down version (specification-wise) of the current iPad with a similar design and camera sensor. Read More »

The Division's 1.8 Update Drops Tomorrow, Patch Notes Released

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Meanwhile, Skirmish is a PvP mode where two teams of four fight to get the highest kill count within a time limit, with special elimination finisher being added so players can confirm their kills. You can check out the full patch notes , right here . That will also apparently be a fine time to buy it: It hasn't happened yet but The Division will apparently be on sale for up to 70 percent off during the freebie. Read More »

Sensex ends lower ahead of RBI policy call

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On the NSE, 682 shares advanced, 1,072 declined, while 67 remained unchanged. Focus now shifts to RBI's monetary policy meeting after the upbeat GDP (gross domestic product) numbers for the September quarter failed to cheer investors. dollar from its previous close at 64.37-38. "On the macro front upcoming RBI policy and Gujarat state election will be an influential factor for investors which is steering the market to consolidate", said Vinod Nair, head of research, Geojit Financial ... Read More »

Overwatch Gets Separate Currency For League Skins

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With the addition of unique team-colored ability particles, the Overwatch League team introduced similar home-and-away jerseys for each team. These tokens will only be used for in-game content. The video does not explain how players can earn more of the currency, or if it is simply a premium currency that is bought with real money. That's not the end of Fusion's troubles, however, as they also revealed via Twitter that due to "player logistics issues" they won't be competing in the ... Read More »

Destiny 2's Curse of Osiris Gets a New Launch Trailer

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Curse of Osiris is Destiny 2's first expansion and sends you back to the stars to solve a new mystery. The download size for Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris is 88 GBs for PS4, 44 GBs for Xbox One, and 68 GBs for PC. Taking place on the planet of Leviathan, but completely separate to the Leviathan Raid itself, the Raid Lair will feature brand new encounters, puzzles, and completely new final boss to the Leviathan Raid. Read More »

(MSFT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank of Canada

With 1,600 avg volume, 2 days are for PB Bancorp Incorporated (NASDAQ:PBBI)'s short sellers to cover PBBI's short positions. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.3% while institutional stake was 95%. Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) to report earnings on January, 25. Analysts predict that Microsoft will post $3.03 EPS for the current year. Read More »

Ingress Prime: Niantic reboots its Pokémon Go precursor

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But despite all the success, Niantic has never forgotten about Ingress . Despite the lack of resources afforded to Ingress , the game has managed to retain a strong community base - let's see if Ingress Prime can build on that as well as bring new players to the fold. Read More »

Firing Voyager's Thrusters After 37 Years

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In order to continue communicating with its handlers here on Earth , Voyager 1 needed a slight adjustment. The thrusters had been idle for 37 years, since Voyager 1 flew past Saturn. Lo and behold, on Wednesday, Nov. 29, they learned the TCM thrusters worked perfectly - and just as well as the attitude control thrusters. As each milestone in the test was achieved, the excitement level grew, said propulsion engineer Todd Barber. Read More »

Amazon goes live in Australia

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Amazon will offer free delivery to customers that purchase its own devices on orders above $49, and will have one-day delivery in some areas. The much-vaunted Prime service - which bundles offerings like priority shipping, streaming and Kindle content in one package - is not now available, with expectations it'll come in mid-2018. Read More »

Mega Man 11 Finally Coming in 2018

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The company has released compilations for the classic Mega Man games in the last couple of years. Koji Oda has been tasked as the game's director, having previously worked as a director on Resident Evil 0 and Strider . Mega Man 11 gameplay was shown and will be coming to players in 2018. There's no official release date scheduled for either Mega Man 11 or the Mega Man X remakes coming, but at least we know we can look forward to 2018 for a brand-new Mega Man platformer. Read More »

Google Scratch: Kids Coding Languages With Coding For Carrots

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Today's Google doodle is the first-ever coding doodle by "Coding for Carrots". It features a rabbit and after clicking on the play button, the interactive doodle encourages users to create code blocks and help the furry animal cross six levels to reach and reach its favourite food - a carrot. Read More »

Micromax Canvas Infinity Pro launched with dual front cameras, 18:9 display

The display panel is also claimed to have 450 nits of brightness. "We believe that "Infinity Pro" is a complete package and our consumers will be delighted with the pricing as well". On the imaging front, the device gets a 16MP rear camera, as well as a 20MP + 8MP dual-front camera setup. With this improved camera arrangement on the front, the camera will now be able to capture Portrait Mode images that blur the background. Read More »