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Google deletes 60 apps, many aimed at kids, that showed porn ads

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The category was introduced to the Google Play store in June, featuring apps that raise the bar in how they treat the user experience and function. After Check Point informed Google about the malware, the tech giant worked with the security firm and deleted the apps right away, Check Point said. Read More »

Claude Puel: 'Kelechi Iheanacho staying put at Leicester'

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Leicester City might be losing Mahrez and if that happens, it could be a problem . Chelsea have no fresh injury concerns and a full squad to choose from, with the exception being new signing Ross Barkley, who is now ruled out due to a lack of fitness, so won't be making his Blues debut just yet. Read More »

Detective Pikachu features a massive Amiibo for western release

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Nintendo revealed today that Detective Pikachu will soon make his way to the USA in a new video game for the 3DS. Finally, it won't just be Japan who gets to solve cases with the world's best electric rodent. You'll have to "talk to witnesses, hunt for clues, and uncover the secrets of Ryme City". Nintendo says there are more details on Detective Pikachu to come, but for now, mark your calendars for March and sharpen those deductive skills. Read More »

OnePlus 5T Lava Red colour comes to India for Rs 37999

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Similarly in India, it features 8GB RAM and 128GB storage and costs Rs 37,999. As promised Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has launched the Lava Red Limited Edition of its flagship smartphone OnePlus 5T in India today. One rear camera has a 20 megapixel sensor and the other ones has a 16 megapixel sensor. OnePlus 5T also features facial recognition which the company claims is very reliable and unlocks the phone in 0.4 seconds though it can't be used for transactions. Read More »

Alexa vs. Google's Assistant: Showdown at CES 2018

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While smartwatches didn't pan out the way hardcore futurists thought they would, wearables are beginning to find their niche as devices that can monitor your health and fitness in ways people never thought possible. You can also link to all of our individual CES 2018 pages using the related links box to the left. CES is held each January in Las Vegas and has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years - the global stage where next-generation ... Read More »

Stephane Peterhansel stays top after eventful Dakar fourth stage

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Peterhansel's Peugeot teammate, Sebastien Loeb, was forced to abandon the race after an injury to co-pilot Daniel Elena. With AP Photos.Stephane Peterhansel extended his overall lead of the Dakar Rally after winning the fifth stage. Top South African rider David Thomas brought his Husqvarna home a fine 47th, moving up nine places to 48th overall, while Donovan van de Langeberg (KTM) made up two places after posting 58th on Stage 5, to sit 65th overall. Read More »

Jio Vs Airtel Vs Vodafone

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And as far as pricing is concerned, Jio offers the plan at the cheapest price against its two older rivals of Airtel and Voadone. Under the scheme, pre-paid plan priced at Rs 485 will give 1.5 GB data per day with validity of 90 days and Rs 666 will give 1.5 GB per day data with validity of 129 days with unlimited local, STD and roaming calls. Read More »

Handcuffed teacher says school board head should resign

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Hargrave said what she wants most of this experience is change - for people to speak up about injustices, and for more Vermilion Parish community members to go and voice their opinions at public meetings. "Whether he needs to lose his job, I don't know". The public backlash in the wake of a viral video showing Hargrave's ouster from the board meeting has been severe. Read More »

Intel CEO addresses Meltdown, announces quantum developments

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Krzanich assured the audience that Intel was committed to addressing the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities . The auto has 12 cameras, radars, laser scanners and computing technologies from Mobileye and Intel . These discoveries will impact almost every sector of innovation, and Intel is at the forefront of this revolution, bringing to life the promise of data-driven experiences through autonomous driving, AI, 5G and VR. Read More »

Ford December US Sales Up 0.9%

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The results put an end to the USA auto industry's eight-year streak of increases, as the national total slipped 1.5% to 17.23 million, according to Autodata. SUV sales fell 12% year over year in December. "We're likely to see most of the decline in the marketplace occur within the auto side of the business, as opposed to the light truck segment", he said. Read More »

Roku will be updating existing devices with its own voice assistant

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Roku is developing its own voice assistant and will begin licensing its tech standards to other product makers in hopes of making it easier to expand consumers' home-streaming video setups. Owners of supported devices will be able to use "Hey Roku " or whatever hotword they come up with to control the system. The organization will likewise take off something many refer to as Roku Connect programming, which will have an equipment prerequisite and will empower different manufacturers to ... Read More »

Infant skeleton sheds new light on early Native American populations

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Potter says during this great migration, this group split again into two populations. So Potter expected the Upward Sun River infants to be genetically associated with the northern group. Instead, it matched no other known ancient population. Willerslev and his team have now shown that the genetic differences and similarities between Sunrise Child-girl and the populations of the Northern and Southern groups, as well as ancestral populations in East Asia and north-eastern Eurasia, ... Read More »

Here's Why Monster Hunter World Was Delayed on the PC

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The long stretch that is Monster Hunter World PC version compared to its home console variants is undeniably long. "We want to make sure nobody is under the impression that, because it looks like the kind of game where you might have loot boxes, they definitely aren't in there". Read More »

Android Oreo comes to OnePlus 5T with Oxygen OS Open Beta 1

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Late last month, OnePlus rolled out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for OnePlus 3 and 3T , and, earlier this week, the company rolled out the Oreo update for OnePlus 5 . The update size is 1.61GB. So what about LG's first flagship for 2017, the LG G6? The brand's products are sufficiently capable of taking on the latest models from the competition . Read More »

Parineeti Chopra To Play Female Lead In Akshay Kumar's 'Kesari'

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Akshay has made several films with Parineeti's cousin Priyanka Chopra, such as Mujhse Shaadi Karogi , Aitraaz and Waqt: The Race Against Time among others. She tweeted: "So excited to be a part of this legendary journey!" Ever since then there were speculations about who will star opposite Akshay in the film. Read More »

Samsung to Launch the Galaxy S9 in February 2018

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With Galaxy A8+, we are bringing our customers' favorite features from our flagship smartphones, such as the Infinity Display and our first dual front camera with Live Focus, to our Galaxy A series. Here are the full details of Galaxy A8+(2018) smartphone, Price in India and Specifications . The Galaxy S8 started hitting stores in April 2017, a month after it was launched. Read More »

CES 2018: Amazon Alexa v Google Assistant fight gets fierce

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Look for Amazon's Alexa to be in everything, but connected-assistant competitors, from Apple to Google to smaller Chinese companies, are breathing down her neck. While Alexa is yet to be offered in Australia, it is coming in the first quarter of this year. Google Assistant is being integrated into LG products including televisions, headphones and smart speakers. Read More »

Mac exploit lets you change App Store preferences with any password

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Anyone with access can enable or disable settings related to automatically installing MacOS software, security and app updates. The bug appears limited to High Sierra (Sierra isn't affected), and has been verified by Macrumors as existing in 10.13.2, the latest version of the operating system. Read More »

Here's What Kind of Porn Women Like to Watch

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The online shooter dominated the top 16 searches, with Mercy in second, Tracer in third, and Widowmaker, Sombra and Pharah joining in as well. Pornhub has released its 5th annual Year in Review and it is filled with impressive and interesting stats. Read More »

Turkey tensions with Iran, Russia mount ahead of Syria meet

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The regime is advancing inside Idlib . Under the cease-fire deal, Turkey is supposed to restrain opposition forces in Idlib province. The latest salvo contained allegations that American reconnaissance aircraft had possibly controlled the massive drone attack on the Russian port of Tartus and the Hmeimim air base near Latakia. Read More »

CES: Power cut at major Las Vegas electronics show

Indeed, it was raining in Las Vegas on January 8 and 9, a rare occurrence for a desert city. Google shut down its outdoor display after heavy rain hit Las Vegas , according to Business Insider . Despite being a convention dedicated to incredible (and sometimes very bizarre ) upcoming technology , the Consumer Electronics Show is subject to power loss like anything else. Read More »

Vivo Unveils World's First Working In-Display Fingerprint Sensor!

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Now smartphone manufacturers can use a fingerprint sensor on the front of the phone, without compromising on the thin bezels or the size of the phone. Users will then only need to place their fingerprints on top of the icon for authentication. Simply place your finger over the icon and press gently. Read More »

Scientists spot massive ice deposits on Mars

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But the ice content of the geology in between-the first 20 meters or so-is largely uncharacterized. The researchers contemplate this ice to be enticing aim for subsequent exploration and a precious asset for earthlings residing in Mars. Not having readily accessible water on Mars would be a real headache, and something that could delay or slow down exploration and migration efforts, and possibly force astronauts to the poles, where ice is more readily available at the surface. Read More »

Google Pay brings all of Google's payment platforms under one roof, mostly

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During the coming weeks, consumers will begin to see Google Pay online, in store, and across Google products. LG said it is considering launching its mobile payment system as LG Wallet in the U.S. Apart from supporting the high-end flagship devices only, the company has also got plans to release the LG Pay support to the Mid-range smartphones by the company itself (K-series, Q-series, etc.). Read More »

SpaceX president confirms successful launch of government spy satellite Zuma

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Teams will watch closely as the three-core launch vehicle is loaded with propellant at pad 39A on Thursday, then briefly fire its 27 Merlin engines for the first time. Air Force to launch national security satellites. The launch was initially supposed to take place in November but was postponed so the California-based company could take a closer look at potential problems with the fairing, or the nose cone part of the rocket that protects the payload. Read More »

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Coming to Switch

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The game will run at 1080p in TV mode, and feature single Joy-Con split-screen local multiplayer as well. If Tropical Freeze gave you trouble on Wii U, then, it might be worth revisiting on Switch and playing as Funky Kong . This new version will include the full original game as well as a new mode featuring Funky Kong, who has the ability to use a double jump, hover, infinite rolls, and infinite underwater corkscrew moves. Read More »

Google announced a new standalone wireless VR headset

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Thus, the new VIVE Pro becomes the only VR headset with such high resolution displays. Some of the details of the new update include more pixels and wireless Vive adapter. For example, the TPCast Wireless Adapter disables the microphone in the Vive . The said Pro version will have a pixel count of almost 80 percent higher than the core model, making the resolution 1,440 x 1,600 per panel (2,880 x 1,600 combined), which is quite a step up from the default 1,080 x 1,200 (2,160 x 1,200 ... Read More »

Google buys United Kingdom start-up Redux

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The Bloomberg report says that the shares were transferred to Google on December 13. Founded in 2013 , Redux Labs developed a technology that eliminates the need for small speakers in mobile phones, freeing up space for batteries or other components. Read More »

Nintendo Direct showcases new games, updates and remasters

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While it's a little unfortunate you'll seemingly play as Mario in this mode, not your own character, it still promises things like minigames, boss battles and standard ol' tennis . The port will also include new story content. The Nintendo Direct Mini then moved its focus over to Kirby Star Allies , and detailed some of Kirby's new abilities within the game. Read More »

Dark Souls Remastered Announced!

Rumors had been swirling all day, but at Nintendo Direct Mini , Dark Souls: Remastered was formally announced for the Switch . So that's the game we'll be playing on the plane over to E3 2018! If you're on a PS4 Pro, Xbox One X , or a PC powerful enough to run 4K, you can die at 60 FPS in an upscaled 4K resolution . Read More »

Facebook testing local news section on its platform

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Facebook's News Partnerships team is spearheading the experiment, employing both human curators and machine learning to populate the content in the new sections. This issue has been a hot topic ever since the 2016 USA presidential elections and Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been on a personal mission to end "fake news" sharing over his platform since. Read More »

Apple Hands Off China iCloud Data Operations

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The iCloud services of Apple in China will be operated by a local partner in Guizhou province from February 28 , where the data of all Apple customers in China will be stored, the company said Wednesday. Apple's iCloud data services on the Chinese mainland will be controlled by a state-owned enterprise based in Guizhou province from February, the USA company has announced. Read More »

Ford Edge ST Debuts With 335 HP 2.7-Liter EcoBoost V6

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Whether ST or no, all 2019 Ford Edge models will ship with a newly-developed 8-speed automatic transmission, with either front- or all-wheel-drive. Ford Motor Co. But, while Australia won't get the Edge ST (Endura ST?) or any other petrol variant, we can expect our local models to wear the same styling worn by the sub-ST models shown in this article's gallery. Read More »

Mobile Has Some Sweet New BOGO Smartphone Deals

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Once you've done all that, you go to T-Mobile's online rebate center, fill in some paperwork, and you'll get a prepaid MasterCard for your $700 in the mail within two months. T-Mobile's got something for you, too. This is part of T-Mobile's Get Out of the Red campaign aimed at convincing Verizon customers to switch to T-Mo while keeping their current handsets. Read More »

Overwatch League: Twitch snaps up broadcast rights

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The Overwatch League kicks off today (technically tomorrow for those of us in South Africa, because timezones), giving those of us who suck at the game a chance to watch some of the best players in the world go head to head. "The Overwatch League was created to deliver an awesome and unique experience for players, teams, and fans", said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. Read More »

Razer's Project Linda Merges Smartphone And Laptop Into One Game-changing Device

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It's worth noting that Razer's hybrid laptop-phone concept is hardly the first of its kind, with both Motorola's Atrix and Asus' PadFone delivering similar concepts, neither of which were all that successful. Inside the laptop is 200 GB of storage , allowing for offline backups and additional local media and app storage . It features a 3.5-millimeter audio jack, a USB-A port , a USB-C charging port , a 720p webcam, and a dual-array microphone, according to the release. Read More »

Vivo unveils first smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner

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We expect that the Vivo X20 will be the smartphone bearing the under-display fingerprint sensor. The mechanics of setting up your fingerprint on the phone and then using it to unlock the device and do things like authenticate payments are the same as with a traditional fingerprint sensor. Read More »

New Nazi Zombies Map Arriving for CoD: WWII on January 30

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The new chapter finds your Nazi Zombie-slaying heroes stranded on an island simply chock-full of zombies, with Marie, Drostan, Olivia, and Jefferson having received word that Dr. A tactically important naval base for the Axis, the island is surrounded by air and sea power - and of course crawling with the undead. The second chapter of Nazi Zombies arrives on January 30th on PlayStation 4 and later on Xbox One. Read More »

Nokia 6 Smartphone Gets Android 8.0 Oreo Update

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In one photo, Nokia 1 is placed inside a case while the other one shows the actual phone. It features curvaceous rectangular structure with rounded corners on the edges and also houses vertically aligned elongated capsule with a protruded camera and LED flash on top. Read More »

SanDisk unveils world's smallest 1TB USB flash drive at CES 2018

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SanDisk has begun its aggressive move to make its storage Type-C USB peripherals and it has announced the world's first 1TB flash that utilizes the Type-C USB port. The My Passport Wireless SSD has a couple features on it that have started to crop up on a number of other devices, and that's an integrated SD card reader so you can backup files quickly just by popping the card in. Read More »

Fear not the alphabet soup of TV features unveiled at CES

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This new TV is more of a technological showcase than a marketable commodity at least for the time being. This can be a problem for OLED screens as, unlike LCD displays which have own backlight, the light for an OLED screen is created by the pixels themselves - which, in the case of an 8K display, are tiny. Read More »

CES 2018: Motorola unveils two new health and keyboard Moto Mods

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At CES 2018 , Lenovo took the wraps off two new Motorola Moto Mods, accessory modules that magnetically attach to Motorola Z phones like the Moto Z2 Force and Z2 Play . The former is called Slider Keyboard Moto Mod that's developed by Livermorium, whereas, the latter is called Vital Moto Mod that's developed by Lenovo . Read More »

Australia Will Just Keep Getting Hotter Until 2050

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The month of December ranked near the warmest third of the record, with an average temperature across the contiguous USA of 34.8 degrees F, 2.1 degrees above average. The east coast and WA, which may be wetter than normal, face a cooler-than-normal first few months of the year, Dr Braganza said. A year ago was also the most expensive wildfire season, with a price tag of $18 billion, Smith said, tripling the cost of the previous wildfire record from 1991. Read More »

Dell's new Mobile Connect software puts your phone on your PC

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The company has created an app called Mobile Connect that will let you have similar functionality and plans to ship the app on most of its new PCs. Regarding security concerns, both the Bluetooth and WiFi Direct connections are point-to-point, so transmissions never travel through a router or via the internet. Read More »

Football Association adopts 'Rooney Rule' as Martin Glenn outlines 2018 plans

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It is named after late Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney , who pushed for its introduction in 2003. "It comes in the wake of an extremely damaging six months for the image of the governing body", says The Guardian . However, things may be slowly changing. Football League clubs had introduced their own version of the rule on January 1 and Glenn believes it is the duty of the FA to set an example. Read More »

Ring's Stick Up Cam Elite doesn't bother with batteries

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The Beam security LEDs are a new venture for Ring , as part of its acquisition of lighting manufacturer Mr Beams . Ring Beams have their own motion sensors, so they can send users alerts when they detect suspicious movements nearby. One day, if he's very, very lucky, he'll live out his dream to become the executive producer of Doctor Who before retiring to Radio 4. The Stick Up Cam and Stick Up Cam Elite cameras both work with the existing Ring network of devices, through ... Read More »