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We are less than three months away from the release of Windows 10 Spring Creators Update codenamed "Redstone 4" and Microsoft is making even more changes to the Privacy Settings in the operating system. "Once in the Store, the publisher will have the option of claiming their apps to take complete control of their Store presence", Microsoft's announcement explained.
  • World's first passenger drone makes debut in China

    World's first passenger drone makes debut in China

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    The company is also developing a two-seater vehicle that can carry 617 pounds. In 2017, EHANG was granted the AS9100C certification, a quality management system widely adopted and standardized by global aerospace industry, and its AAV obtained the Special Flight Permit for civil aerial vehicles issued by CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of China).
  • Apple mulls refunds for battery replacement on old iPhones

    Apple mulls refunds for battery replacement on old iPhones

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    In the letter released on Tuesday, amid nagging allegations that it slowed down phones with older batteries as a way to push people into buying new phones, the company said it was considering issuing rebates to consumers who paid full price for replacement batteries .
  • Instagram testing 'Regram' feature, will let people share posts from others' Stories

    Instagram testing 'Regram' feature, will let people share posts from others' Stories

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    Instagram has always resisted the idea of a " Regram " button, but the company appears to be reversing its course, at least in the case of Stories . As per a report on TechCrunch , Instagram is testing this new regram feature with a small percentage of its users at random. Seeing that this is something that a lot of Instagram users would want, it's very likely that Instagram will roll out this new feature to everyone at some point in the near future.
  • Early Britons Had Dark Skin And Curly Hair, Research Claims

    Early Britons Had Dark Skin And Curly Hair, Research Claims

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    The skeleton itself is the oldest almost complete human skeleton ever discovered in Britain , though it's been studied for over a century after being unearthed in 1903. This puts the owner of the skeleton at around the same time as the last wave of migrations following the Ice Age, which saw early humans coming to Europe and eventually, Britain.
  • Android Oreo Update For Samsung Galaxy S8 Now Rolling Out

    Android Oreo Update For Samsung Galaxy S8 Now Rolling Out

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    So the company claims that the Oreo update will worth your wait. There's also no guarantee that major software updates will come out faster on the S9 or future Samsung phones. It remains unclear how many people have actually received this Galaxy S7 Edge Oreo update , but it seems at least one got it. Samsung was indeed working on the Oreo update for the Galaxy S7 series smartphones but nobody has ever expected this device to get the Android Oreo update first.
  • Tesla Reports Q4 Earnings Beat, Record Vehicle Deliveries

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    The company also announced negative free cash flow of $276.7 million and net revenue of $3.29 billion for the period. For the year, the company reported nearly $US12 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, on the Model 3 production front, the company hopes to hit 2,500 Model 3s per week by the end of the first quarter and plans to be producing 5,000 Model 3s by the end of the second quarter.
  • USA and Japan press united front as Seoul wavers on sanctions

    USA and Japan press united front as Seoul wavers on sanctions

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    The Vice President on Wednesday said the U.S. Treasury Department would soon impose fresh unilateral sanctions on the North. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister will visit the South for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics , Seoul said yesterday - the first member of its ruling family to do so.
  • Google Photos adds DIY themed movies and photo books

    Google Photos adds DIY themed movies and photo books

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    From there, you will be prompted to choose your theme and the people (or pets) that will be featured. In the past, Google Photos would automatically create the movies based on stored images that are linked into special occasions, however users can now custom-make their movies.
  • European stocks rebound after Wall Street rally

    European stocks rebound after Wall Street rally

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    The Cboe Volatility Index, known as the VIX, the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term volatility for the S&P 500 index, eased after rising sharply earlier in the week. Taiwan's main index lost 5.0 per cent, its biggest since in 2011 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index dropped 4.2 per cent. Bond buying by panicky investors also abated and yields on "safe" German, Japanese and USA debt edged up, resuming the trend of recent weeks as markets price further US rate rises and the ...
  • Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Chittagong pitch rated

    Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Chittagong pitch rated "below average"

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    This will be West Indies' third day and night Test match and Sri Lanka's second. (G.N.S) Dt. 7 Dhaka Acting Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad said Wednesday his team was confident of getting its first-ever Test series win over Sri Lanka after eking out a dogged draw in the opener.
  • New Analysis Claims Your Smart TV Might Be Vulnerable to Hacks

    New Analysis Claims Your Smart TV Might Be Vulnerable to Hacks

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    Consumer Reports analyzed SMART TVs from the five biggest brands-Samsung, LG, Sony, TCL, and Vizio . "Roku devices have a totally unsecured remote control API enabled by default", says Eason Goodale, Disconnect's lead engineer. Also to be fair, Samsung's vulnerability was harder to exploit, according to Consumer Reports . TVs using the Roku Platform had an issue with the developer APIs as well.
  • Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket takes flight

    Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket takes flight

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    The foundation's goal is to preserve libraries of human knowledge for interstellar travel and to protect these information in the event of calamity to Earth. Speaking at a news conference after the launch, Musk said the centre core of the rocket was lost after it smashed into the ocean near the landing pad.
  • SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket soars in debut test launch

    SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket soars in debut test launch

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    The hulking rocket is intended for massive satellites, like those used by the USA military and major-league communication companies. Test flights could start in the next decade. As big a goal this is, at the rate SpaceX development is going we may see more Teslas in space in the near future. It has to endure a cosmic bombardment during several hours of cruising through the highly charged Van Allen radiation belts encircling Earth.
  • Manitoba premier calls for 'de- escalation' in Alberta-BC pipeline dispute

    Manitoba premier calls for 'de- escalation' in Alberta-BC pipeline dispute

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    Horgan said Wednesday it is not in anyone's interests to fuel the spat between the two provinces. "I deliberately wasn't available to you yesterday because I don't think it's in anyone's interests to have duelling premiers". "What Alberta does is entirely up to them". Speaking in French after a government caucus meeting in Ottawa, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna suggested solutions are being worked on behind the scenes.
  • King Announces Lobster Emoji Officially Coming Soon

    King Announces Lobster Emoji Officially Coming Soon

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    A real ME lobster beside a lobster emoji as depicted in an online petition launched by Luke's Lobster . Internet arbiter of teen cool The Unicode Consortium has published the new list , which contains superheroes, red-headed people, and a brand-new party face.
  • Reddit and Twitter Ban AI-Generated Porn 'Deepfakes'

    Reddit and Twitter Ban AI-Generated Porn 'Deepfakes'

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    That would include these AI face porn mashups, known as deepfakes , which frequently target celebrities. This week, both Reddit and Gfycat announced they were cracking down on the videos - and now Pornhub says it will remove deepfake videos.
  • Ford will build Ranger Raptor for Asian market

    Ford will build Ranger Raptor for Asian market

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    Tests saw Ford engineers apply a 100kg load to the sliders a staggering 84,000 times to simulate 10 years of use. The sensor bezels have been redesigned so as to be flush - and thus less prone to damage - while the Ranger Raptor is rated for over 5,500 pounds of towing capacity.
  • First Capital Advisors Group LLC. Trims Stake in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

    First Capital Advisors Group LLC. Trims Stake in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

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    Everett Harris & Company who had been investing in Apple Inc . for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $819.81B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.78% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $51.94. Services Of America owns 2,171 shares. Moreover, Family Company has 2.11% invested in Apple Inc . ( NASDAQ : AAPL ). Tiedemann Wealth Ltd Liability invested in 1.04% or 110,341 shares.
  • The first female player may be coming to 'Overwatch' League soon

    The first female player may be coming to 'Overwatch' League soon

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    Geguri's path to and through professional play has been highly scrutinized. Yet, the esports scene was predominantly male - much like the other major esport titles. However, she shouldn't be pressured to perform right away as it's going to probably take her a while to adapt. The report comes from ESPN Esports , which also adds that Lee "Fearless" Eui-Seok and Cheon "Ado" Ki-hyun will be added to the roster.
  • The Surge 2 Announced, View the First Details

    The Surge 2 Announced, View the First Details

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    The Surge , received around a 70% score on Metacritic, with most issues being positioned towards the game's boring level design and at times frustrating difficulty spikes. The game will include numerous features from the first game such as the limb targetting but promises to expand on the mechanics in the sequel. Naturally, The Surge 2 will also include other expected enhancements like new weapons, abilities, drones, and implants, everything a player will need to take down the sequel's new ...
  • PS4 system software 5.50 adds ability to limit a child's play time

    PS4 system software 5.50 adds ability to limit a child's play time

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    We're introducing Play Time Management , which will allow family managers (and adult family members who are set as guardians) to manage PS4 playtime for child family members on family on PSN. Finally, users can now upload their own custom wallpapers via USB , as well as zoom, crop and preview those images before committing. Perhaps best of all , you can now import custom wallpapers via USB , with the option to zoom and crop images for the flawless dashboard.
  • Samsung Galaxy C10 Plus shows up on AnTuTu

    Samsung Galaxy C10 Plus shows up on AnTuTu

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    There is also 64GB of internal storage and should include a MicroSD card slot for further expansion of storage. In terms of the operating system, the C10 Plus will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. In its place, Samsung would release updated Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ phones that looked nearly exactly like their predecessors. Whatever the true motivation behind the change in naming scheme is, it is worth noting that the Company will continue to improve on the Galaxy flagship smartphones, but ...
  • DB Weiss Latest News, Photos, and Videos

    DB Weiss Latest News, Photos, and Videos

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    Disney's plans to bring the hallowed space-faring franchise to the small screen first went public back in November 2017, when Iger confirmed that the company was developing a live-action Star Wars series . President of LucasFilm, Kathleen Kennedy , explained the choice in recruiting the Emmy-nominated writers for a new Star Wars series. If they do keep it as one a year, be it May or December or whenever (though Christmas does feel right), then they can ensure that the Star Wars ...
  • Conte's Job As Chelsea Manager Secure

    Conte's Job As Chelsea Manager Secure

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    His position was not discussed after the match, since when he has given his players three days off. Chelsea face Hull City in the fifth round of the FA Cup and are in the last 16 of the Champions League, where they take on Spanish side Barcelona later this month.
  • Tag: Infinix Hot S3 Price in India

    Tag: Infinix Hot S3 Price in India

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    On the specifications front, the Hot S3 comes with 5.65 inch FHD+ Full view display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 having resolution of 720×1440 with 2.5D curved glass. Earlier, the Hong Kong-based company had launched it's mid-range phone, the Zero 5 in India, that came with a traditional display . Apart from the elongated display , the USP of the phone is its f/.0 aperture 20-megapixel selfie shooter that can capture enhanced photos in low-light conditions.
  • Honda unveils new Amaze, Civic; launch in next fiscal

    Honda unveils new Amaze, Civic; launch in next fiscal

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    The company has announced the launch of all new second-generation Amaze, along with 10th generation Honda Civic sedan and premium CR-V. We are committed to the Indian market and aim to launch six models in the coming three years. The sedan will compete with the likes of Toyota Corolla Altis, Skoda Octavia and more. There's also going to be a powerful iteration of the 1.5 diesel.
  • Auto Expo 2018: Hyundai unveils first electric vehicle

    Auto Expo 2018: Hyundai unveils first electric vehicle

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    The 2018 Hyundai Elite i20 got a facelift and a design refresh which has remained unchanged since 2014. It also happens to be the only auto to be offered in three powertrain choices: fully electric, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid. The petrol version is powered by 1.2 litre engine while the diesel trims come with 1.4 litre powertrains. The vehicle also comes with bigger tail lamps and it gets new alloy wheels.
  • Dark skin, blue eyes: DNA shows first modern Briton wasn't fair-skinned

    Dark skin, blue eyes: DNA shows first modern Briton wasn't fair-skinned

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    The first modern humans to live in what is now the United Kingdom had "dark to black" skin and blue eyes, groundbreaking DNA research of Britain's oldest complete skeleton reveals. "We think that we all know what we are and who we are - but actually the truth is that things have always changed and will always change", added Steven Clarke, who has made a film about the project.
  • Google removes fake version of WhatsApp from Play Store

    Google removes fake version of WhatsApp from Play Store

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    Download the Gesture Control app from Google Play Store and install it on your device. With this, the devices don't need to have a particular app installed on their handsets and they will still receive the notifications. While Google+ might not have the userbase that Facebook or Twitter does, it still harbors its own functional communities, so it'll be interesting to see how this rewrite affects those that frequent the Android app.
  • European Union regulators to examine Apple buy of United Kingdom music discovery app Shazam

    European Union regulators to examine Apple buy of United Kingdom music discovery app Shazam

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    Reuters reports that the European Union antitrust enforcer said that based on preliminary data provided by the seven countries, the deal may have a significant adverse effect on competition in Europe. The EU did manage to review and approve the Facebook-WhatsApp deal after several European authorities asked the commission to step in. Apple in December touted its deal to buy Shazam , the popular music recognition app, saying it had "exciting plans in store".
  • Tata H5X Concept Makes Global Debut at 2018 Auto Expo

    Tata H5X Concept Makes Global Debut at 2018 Auto Expo

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    The brand will launch some of them in India, after going by customer feedback, in the country. H5X is the first model under the Impact Design 2.0 and will go into production next year. On top of the compact SP SUV concept, Kia unveiled 15 other models at the motor show, including its Stinger fastback sports sedan and three eco-friendly marques.
  • Azerbaijan to hold snap presidential election in April

    Azerbaijan to hold snap presidential election in April

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    Opposition parties have never posed much of a challenge to Aliyev during his almost 15 years in power, and the leader has won each presidential election he's participated in with over 75 percent of the vote. Aliev, 56, has been ruling Azerbaijan since 2003, succeeding his father, Heydar, who had served as president since 1993. The President fears the situation in Azerbaijan may become unstable before autumn.
  • Uber vs Waymo trial officially opens in court

    Uber vs Waymo trial officially opens in court

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    The Waymo team cast this case as a referendum on that Kalanick era, and by extension, on the whole Silicon Valley-flavored "move fast and break things" spirit. " Uber's own internal documents show they recruited Levandowski and made him head of Uber's ATG program precisely in order to get Waymo's trade secrets and other IP", the statement said.
  • Amazon Making a Big Change to Please Cheap Phone Buyers

    Amazon Making a Big Change to Please Cheap Phone Buyers

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    Amazon confirmed to Business Insider that future models on Amazon's Exclusive Phone program won't come with the Amazon ad lock screens, and they'll still sell at a similar level of discount to the phones now available on the program. Amazon announced the news today, stating that on February 7, 2018, Prime Exclusive Phones will be available without lockscreen offers and ads. The devices will continue to come pre-installed with Amazon's own apps.
  • Bannon Expected To Skip House Intel Testimony

    Bannon Expected To Skip House Intel Testimony

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    This is not the first time the committee has pushed back its subpoena as it has negotiated with Bannon over answering questions about the transition and his time in the White House, which he did not answer when he was interviewed last month.
  • Boxing could face removal from 2020 Tokyo Olympics - IOC president warns

    Boxing could face removal from 2020 Tokyo Olympics - IOC president warns

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    The IOC hasn't said why any of the individual Russians weren't invited, but did say it used a newly available database detailing past doping when it decided who should be eligible. The IOC did not name the athletes, but Russian officials have said they include two gold-medal winners from the 2014 Sochi Olympics - cross-country skier Alexander Legkov and skeleton racer Alexander Tretiakov.
  • The ozone's recovery may have been overstated, report warns

    The ozone's recovery may have been overstated, report warns

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    The scientists were able to demonstrate this using satellite measurements spanning the last three decades together with advanced statistical methods. Diminishing Earth's protection against UV rays causing cancer has been considered with a great concern for the equator, where the much stronger sunlight is observed with people in billion number residing.
  • The Huawei Mate 10 Pro Is Already Available for US Preorders

    The Huawei Mate 10 Pro Is Already Available for US Preorders

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    I will be upgrading my Huawei P10 as soon as possible to a Mate 10 , so watch out for my full review of a Mate 10 Pro . The mistrust has meant that U.S. It will cost you $1,225 (no gift card included this time), which is more than the iPhone X. This deal is only available for the people who pre-order the device.