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But from then on, it gets more interesting. We may learn some things about Android P before Google IO 2018, but there's likely to be a lot of additional information at that event and hopefully also a beta, so that anyone fearless enough to deal with the bugs can try it out for themselves.
  • Snap Inc (SNAP) Now Allows Stories Sharing On Facebook, Twitter, And Elsewhere

    Snap Inc (SNAP) Now Allows Stories Sharing On Facebook, Twitter, And Elsewhere

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    That's a departure from past approaches where Snap worked to distance the key product from rival offerings. Snap launched Stories in 2014 as a way to share photos and videos with all of your followers at once. You can also copy the link. The feature is not the rumoured "Stories Everywhere" feature which will let you share your own pics, but a feature created to let you easily repost Stories shared by celebs or publications.
  • Noto in talks to become SoFi CEO: Financial Times

    Noto in talks to become SoFi CEO: Financial Times

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    SoFi lost its previous CEO, Mike Cagney , late a year ago, as he was pushed out following sexual harassment allegations. Twitter hired Noto, 49, as CFO in 2014 with a stock award worth more than $60 million, following a career in banking at Goldman Sachs Group, where he helped Twitter go public.
  • Xbox Game Pass Expands to Include New Releases from Microsoft Studios

    Xbox Game Pass Expands to Include New Releases from Microsoft Studios

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    In September, we expanded globally and Xbox Game Pass is now available to fans in 40 countries. However, without any kind of leaked information, it's nearly impossible to tell what could be made available next month. It is also the smallest and most feature-rich Xbox ever. Xbox Live is required if you plan to play any of your Xbox One games online. But if you cannot spend that amount of money on a new console, you can go for not so old versions of Xbox - the One S and One.
  • Facebook 'Flicks' last slightly longer than a nanosecond

    Facebook 'Flicks' last slightly longer than a nanosecond

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    While it becomes hard developers or programmers working on visual effects or post-production work to sync everything, Flicks, even though not totally accurate, may help them to a large extent. While one can round the number to 0.416, it's not really accurate. Now, with Flicks, 24 fps is 29,400,000 flicks, thus making it simple and the same for all.
  • Acer rolls out new Chromebook 11 models, next-gen Chromebox

    Acer rolls out new Chromebook 11 models, next-gen Chromebox

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    First up, the Acer Chromebook 11 C732 builds on the Chromebook 11 we saw the company unveil back at CES 2018 earlier this month. It took its time getting there, but the Google Play Store is now rolling out to various Chromebooks on a semi-regular basis.
  • Apple to release microphone-equipped HomePod smart speaker on February 9

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    Apple has seemingly rectified whatever was causing the hold-up, announcing on Tuesday that pre-orders for the HomePod will begin on Friday in the UK, US and Australia. The speaker also features "spatial awareness", which allows it to automatically tune the sound to the space that the speaker is in, along with a six-microphone array.
  • Petition started for Syracuse-born astronaut removed from mission

    Petition started for Syracuse-born astronaut removed from mission

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    In an email to The Post, Epps said she was not going to comment on her brother's social media comments, nor did she know why she was bumped from the flight. "We plan to select suitable candidates from space industry companies, research entities and universities and train them into engineers and payload specialists capable of working on the space station".
  • Open world survival game Rust set to leave Early Access in February

    Open world survival game Rust set to leave Early Access in February

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    Rust will have its full release on February 8. "This is one of the main reasons we've chose to post this blog rather than quietly slipping out of Early Access, we felt like this is something you'll all want to be warned about". The first, the main branch, will be the core game with monthly tested updates with some irregular hotfixes. In addition to the change in development schedule, the price of Rust will be increasing from $19.99 to $34.99.
  • Patriots headed for Super Bowl after Brady, Amendola rally past Jaguars

    Patriots headed for Super Bowl after Brady, Amendola rally past Jaguars

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    When the New England Patriots play in Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis, Tom Brady will have a special cheering section from the small Minnesota town of Browerville. Speaking to reporters after the loss, a frustrated Jaguars cornerback A.J. Bouye questioned the officiating and pointed to an ignored head-butt from Patriots receiver Danny Amendola on the Jaguars' Tashaun Gipson in the third quarter.
  • Bill Cosby Sets Live Show For Tonight As Retrial Jury Selection Scheduled

    Bill Cosby Sets Live Show For Tonight As Retrial Jury Selection Scheduled

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    He sat on a wooden chair, in front of the jazz quartet, dressed casually in dark trousers and grey hoodie inscribed with the words "Hello Friend" spelled out in multicolored capital letters. But the trial irrevocably damaged the once towering icon of U.S. popular culture, loved by millions as "America's Dad" and best known for his seminal role as a father and obstetrician on hit 1984 to 1992 TV series The Cosby Show .
  • YouTube and Facebook Removing Videos of The Tide Pod Challenge

    YouTube and Facebook Removing Videos of The Tide Pod Challenge

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    The American Association of Poison Control Centers has released a statement saying that the recent trend has caused concern among poison control centers. "Only use the packets for their intended use and be sure to store them up and away", Kaminski said. If you suspect your child or teenager has ingested Tide Pods please call the Kentucky Poison Control Center at 800-222-1222.
  • Google's Wi-Fi Speed Labels For Android 8.1 Now Rolling Out

    Google's Wi-Fi Speed Labels For Android 8.1 Now Rolling Out

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    Oreo was a bit of a lackluster update on first launch, but the mobile operating system is getting some nice new tricks with 8.1's updates. Now Android 8.1 users can immediately identify the speediest Wi-Fi connection or decide to stick to cellular if all of the available Wi-Fi networks are slow .
  • What is the January 31 Trifecta of Lunar Occurrences About?

    What is the January 31 Trifecta of Lunar Occurrences About?

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    Finally, a supermoon occurs when the full moon is at the closest point of its orbit to the Earth, which is also called the perigee. While the moon is in the Earth's shadow it will take on a reddish tint, known as a "blood moon ". That wasn't a Blue Moon eclipse for the Americas, however. Only then is it possible for the moon to be directly opposite the sun in our sky, and to pass into the Earth's dark umbral shadow.
  • Bucks Fire Head Coach Jason Kidd

    Bucks Fire Head Coach Jason Kidd

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    In news that had started to feel increasingly likely and yet for many may also have felt like it would never come, reports on Monday afternoon suggest that the Milwaukee Bucks have fired head coach Jason Kidd . Khris Middleton and Malcolm Brogdon have also exceeded expectations under Kidd. Frankly, the Bucks are too talented to be as inconsistent as they've been.
  • SpaceX's Falcon Heavy can't launch during a government shutdown

    SpaceX's Falcon Heavy can't launch during a government shutdown

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    A vote that could possibly end the shutdown is coming up at 12 PM ET today, so let's hope that this won't be an issue for much longer. SpaceX has been readying the Falcon Heavy vehicle for a static fire test on launchpad LC-39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, but that test won't happen today because the Air Force can not supply the necessary personnel to assist with the effort.
  • Intel: Don't Deploy Our Faulty Spectre Patches

    Intel: Don't Deploy Our Faulty Spectre Patches

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    In that post, he had suggested that vendors would get firmware updates for those processors sometime this week. Intel first acknowledged the problem more than a week ago , saying chips in the company's lines called Broadwell and Haswell were causing problems after receiving updates.
  • Frozen 'human waste' falls from the sky on India village

    Frozen 'human waste' falls from the sky on India village

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    But according to worldwide aviation authorities, leaks can sometimes occur mid-flight. There was a great amount of comedy when several people gathered at a village to find out if a meteor had fallen. Soon, the news of the "meteor" spread throughout the village like wildfire and curious villagers rushed to the spot. When that happens, sub-zero temperatures outside cause the liquid to immediately freeze.
  • Sonic legend Yuji Naka has joined Square Enix

    Sonic legend Yuji Naka has joined Square Enix

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    Former Sonic Team boss and all-round video game legend Yuji Naka has announced he's jumped ship to Square Enix . "I'm joining game development as before, and to strive to develop games at Square Enix". This news comes from Naka's personal twitter feed, which strikes us as a odd venue to announce such a high profile hire. Over the past decade, he mostly worked as a Producer, and his latest console game has been Rodea the Sky Soldier for Nintendo Wii, Wii U, and 3DS.
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ PS4 File Download Size Revealed

    Dragon Ball FighterZ PS4 File Download Size Revealed

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    The latest character trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ shows Android 21 in action, boasting the combined powers of Androids, Majins and more. This should be a goodie. New transformations like Super Saiyan Blue Vegeta and Goku are also present in the game, along with Dragon Ball Super characters Beerus , Hit , and Goku Black .
  • Mobile wins five of six awards in latest OpenSignal US network report

    Mobile wins five of six awards in latest OpenSignal US network report

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    Although both Verizon and AT&T are seeing some recovery in network speed after the reintroduction of their unlimited plans past year, T-Mobile has again topped almost every category in OpenSignal's testing. T-Mobile has also managed to extend its advantage over Verizon as it struggles to balance speeds with unlimited data, by offering faster over all speeds (4G + 3G) as well.
  • Xiaomi Mi 6X Back Panel Reveals iPhone X-Like Dual Camera Setup

    Xiaomi Mi 6X Back Panel Reveals iPhone X-Like Dual Camera Setup

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    Also the Mi A1 was one of the most successful mid-range smartphone ever, so it makes sense that Xiaomi would want to follow-up last year's Mi A1 with a Mi A2. According to the listing or the leak of Xiaomi Mi Max 3 smartphone, the phone will have a price tag of CNY 1,699 which is approximately equal to Rs.16,900.
  • Nokia smartphone with 5 cameras could be coming soon

    Nokia smartphone with 5 cameras could be coming soon

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    It seems that HMD Global is now working to bring another device that might amaze the market. However, a source close to Foxconn has revealed that the smartphone may be unveiled by the end of 2018, only if Foxconn finds a solution to mass produce it.
  • FCC certifies HomePod in the US

    FCC certifies HomePod in the US

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    Smart speaker fans have been looking forward to Apple's upcoming HomePod since it was first announced past year. Recently, the HomePod clears FCC in the United States which hints us the release of this speaker is not so far. The last thing we heard about the new Apple HomePod is that the device is expected to launch some time soon. The Apple HomePod is Apple's first Siri-powered music speaker that will play music wirelessly over Wi-Fi networks from Apple Music and will be ...
  • PlayStation Characters Headline the Amiibo-Like Totaku Line of Figures

    PlayStation Characters Headline the Amiibo-Like Totaku Line of Figures

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    Kratos, Crash Bandicoot , Sackboy, Heihachi, Parappa the Rapper , Hunter, and a Wipeout ship are now available for preorder, priced at $9.99 each. These highly detailed figurines stand at 10cm tall and will have multiple series that will release in the future. All figurines sold during its first run will have special symbols that indicate they are First Edition models.
  • New Samsung Galaxy J series smartphone leaks out: solid specs, Android Oreo

    New Samsung Galaxy J series smartphone leaks out: solid specs, Android Oreo

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    Microsoft didn't reveal a single word "officially" on the Surface Phone . You can check the update by going through the settings about phone software updates. This will actively improve battery longevity, which is a key consideration for avid smartphone users and those who like to use their handsets primarily for the goal of entertainment.
  • Rajkummar Rao gets 2 Best Actor nominations in Filmfare's Critics' Awards

    Rajkummar Rao gets 2 Best Actor nominations in Filmfare's Critics' Awards

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    Vidya received her award from legendary actress Rekha. Until this year, the Critics' Award nominations were directly announced at the ceremony without declaring the names ealier. When the actress asked Rajeev what he has to say about the Filmfare awards, the latter blatantly replied: "They're a joke". "Thank u n sorry I couldn't make it but u can send the award to me at my home", tweeted Pathan.
  • New Android Wear update brings dark theme to AMOLED devices

    New Android Wear update brings dark theme to AMOLED devices

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    It will also bring new and improved features like third-party chat app support in Contacts, reduce accidental entry into watch face picker, improve Play Store discovery, bug fixes and other features. The new Android wear 2.8 software update was first spotted by Redditor Yozakgg who received the update in their smartwatch. Here, take a look at the official changelog provided by Google.
  • Rocket Lab achieves orbit on historic launch from New Zealand

    Rocket Lab achieves orbit on historic launch from New Zealand

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    Unfavourable weather hampered further efforts in December and another try began at 2.30pm yesterday for a four hour window. Rocket Lab will make another attempt to launch on Sunday afternoon. "Today represents a significant milestone in opening up access to space, to better understand our planet and improve life on Earth". The other two are both Lemur-2 satellites for the private company Spire, which could be used for tracking ship traffic or mapping weather.
  • NVIDIA (NVDA) Downgraded to Buy at Vetr

    NVIDIA (NVDA) Downgraded to Buy at Vetr

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    The firm's quarterly revenue was up 31.5% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that NVIDIA will post 4.19 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Fenimore Asset Mgmt holds 141,559 shares or 1.41% of its portfolio. Redmond Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Co owns 4,651 shares. The New York-based Mark Asset Management Corp has invested 6.04% in the stock.
  • Apple Broadcasts $350 Billion Funding in US Financial system, 20000 New Jobs

    Apple Broadcasts $350 Billion Funding in US Financial system, 20000 New Jobs

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    Capital expenditures in the United States, investments in American manufacturing and a record tax payment account for nearly $75 billion of Apple's direct contribution. They also stopped applying the corporate rate to profits that companies make overseas, in exchange for a one-off tax payment. Apple also told employees that it's issuing stock-based bonuses worth $2,500 each following the new USA tax law, according to people familiar with the matter.
  • Alexa app finally gets Alexa voice assistant

    Alexa app finally gets Alexa voice assistant

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    There are now more than a million actions that the Google Assistant can perform and more than 1500 smart home devices from more than 225 brands compatible with Google Home devices. Amazon has worked with the likes of Motorola, Huawei and HTC in the past to pre-install Alexa on their individual devices. If you don't immediately see Alexa voice assistant in Alexa app on your phone, don't worry, Amazon is slowly rolling-out access and it might take a few days.
  • Tim Cook goes as American as Apple's pie

    Tim Cook goes as American as Apple's pie

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    The Apple boss has cleverly engineered some common ground with Donald Trump. Besides dramatically lowering the standard corporate tax rate, the reforms offer a one-time break on cash being held overseas. The White House applauded Apple's commitment. "Huge win for American workers and the US!" In a dramatic corporate move with financial and political implications, Apple on Wednesday announced plans to contribute more than $350 billion to the USA economy over the next five years by ...
  • Possible Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) spotted in benchmark listings

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    He says that it's worth Samsung trying to put this new design into practice, because the iPhone X notch had a "mixed reaction". Samsung's Galaxy J series is considered the company's cheaper mid-range lineup, whereas the A series is aimed at customers with slightly bigger budgets.
  • Parent assaulted outside Hoërskool Overvaal

    Parent assaulted outside Hoërskool Overvaal

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    Following tense protesting and vandalism outside of Hoerskool Overvaal, Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi has pushed for the issues concerning the school to be resolved as quickly as possible. The police had also formed a line in front of the school to stop the red berets from coming close to the parents. In December, the department ordered the school to take in 55 english-speaking pupils at the beginning of this year.
  • Tim Cook Says iPhone Users Can Turn Off Throttling -- Soon

    Tim Cook Says iPhone Users Can Turn Off Throttling -- Soon

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    The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office declined to comment when asked if it would launch an investigation into Apple following the complaint from the consumer group. Advocacy group, Citizens United for Consumer Sovereignty, accused Apple of destruction of property and fraud. Cook's announcement came in an interview with ABC News, seemingly focused on Apple's tax reform announcements today.