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Apple, back in March, launched the 9.7-inch iPad priced at $329 (Approximately Rs 21,200), which now is the cheapest full-sized iPad available in the market. This move by Apple is going to create a buzz in the market. Apple has been aggressively pushing its iPad range with cheaper prices on the regular variant and major yearly updates for the iPad Pro.
  • Ingress Prime: Niantic reboots its Pokémon Go precursor

    Ingress Prime: Niantic reboots its Pokémon Go precursor

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    Prime will also have a new look and, unlike the current iteration, a character-driven storyline in version 2.0. Along with the re-launch, the game will change its name to Ingress Prime . Ingress Prime will be a new version of the game which will arrive as a new update to the old game. "Luckily the community has stayed with us and remained strong, but we're excited now to have a fully-staffed team on Ingress ".
  • Assassin's Creed Origins getting 'nightmare' difficulty, horde mode and ... chocobos?

    Assassin's Creed Origins getting 'nightmare' difficulty, horde mode and ... chocobos?

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    But perhaps most exciting, a "new surprise quest" will also pop up - which looks like Ubisoft and Square Enix's Final Fantasy and Assassin's Creed partnership coming full circle. The event took place in the city of Lestallum and allowed players to get an assortment of Creed-themed costumes. We recommend Level 32 or higher. And in paid DLC news, there will be a couple of new cosmetic packs - the Gladiator Items Pack on 12th December, and the Wacky Items Pack on 26th December.
  • NASA successfully fires Voyager 1 thrusters after 37 years

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    One interesting aspect of this was that the team waiting to hear a response on the thrusters had to wait 19 hours and 35 minutes for it to reach a Deep Space Network antenna located in California. "The Voyager team got more excited each time with each milestone in the thruster test", Todd Barber of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory explains. Thankfully for those involved, the test was a success.
  • See astronauts throw a pizza party in space

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    The result? A pizza party in zero gravity. A video posted by NASA on YouTube shows the astronauts preparing their respective their pizzas, sharing and eating them together. Another astronaut, Randy Bresnik, gave the pizza "12 thumbs up!" and referred to the pizzas as "flying saucers of the edible kind". Yes, when NASA scientist and astronaut, Paolo Nespoli, who is now at ISS as part of Expedition 53, mentioned it casually to his boss and manager Kirk Shireman about missing pizza - little did ...
  • Mega Man 11 Confirmed For Switch In 2018

    Mega Man 11 Confirmed For Switch In 2018

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    After many months of begging, Nintendo's handheld/home console hybrid will finally be getting some Mega Man love. They're not done yet, and with Mega Man 11 coming to the Nintendo Switch, the developer wants everyone to be able to get caught up.
  • Supermoon 2017 Lights Up the Sky

    Supermoon 2017 Lights Up the Sky

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    The moon is usually about 238,000 miles away from Earth but when in perigee it is about 222, 135 miles away - that's a difference of 30,516 miles. Even closer than Sunday night's supermoon was the one that occurred on November 14, 2016, and that was the closest supermoon since January 26, 1948, and will not be surpassed until November 25, 2034.
  • Jio Rs 459 vs Vodafone Rs 509 Vs Airtel Rs 509

    Jio Rs 459 vs Vodafone Rs 509 Vs Airtel Rs 509

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    The Rs 349 pack includes unlimited local and STD calls (non-commercial) along with outgoing in national roaming, it noted. The new Rs. 199 pack comes days after Vodafone announced its new tariff of an identical denomination. This offer came just after Vodafone launched Rs. 199 prepaid plan that offers 1GB daily data for 28 days. This pack likewise offers unlimited and free local, STD and roaming calls to all services.
  • Text messaging celebrates 25th birthday

    Text messaging celebrates 25th birthday

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    Personally, I try to keep to just three messaging apps - old fashioned SMS, iMessage and Skype, but I do have WhatsApp for tech conferences I go to, with the rest of WhatsApp blocked to all but a very few contacts. "It's inevitable, really. Texting's demise has been predicted for at least 10 years, but it took a lot longer than experts thought before usage started dropping", he said.
  • Whatsapp introduces new restricted group feature

    Whatsapp introduces new restricted group feature

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    WhatsApp has reportedly submitted the " Restricted Groups " setting via Google Play Programme in version 2.17.430. The message could be posted in the group but only after the approval of the group admin. A notification of change of group information will appear in the group, in case an administrator decides that participants can not change the subject of the group, its icon and its description.
  • RU in Control of your security updates?

    RU in Control of your security updates?

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    Sierra macOS users can also configure their computer to "Install system data files and security updates automatically". Apple released an update to its latest operating system for Mac computers and said it's changing development practices after a significant security flaw was disclosed Tuesday that allowed people to log in without a password, potentially making private user data vulnerable.
  • Growth Analysis of Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD)

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    It has underperformed by 5.59% the S&P500. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 1.6 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $30 target in Friday, September 1 report. The company was maintained on Monday, October 10 by Deutsche Bank.
  • Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC) Cut to Hold at Vetr

    Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC) Cut to Hold at Vetr

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    The shares were sold at an average price of $88.13, for a total transaction of $393,676.71. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 9.26% since December 1, 2016 and is uptrending. Nomura stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Tru Investment Limited Liability Co has 12,361 shares for 1.15% of their portfolio.
  • Brighton Jones LLC Purchases 5574 Shares of Intel Corporation

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    Intel Corporation now has $209.10 billion valuation. Alerus Financial NA now owns 66,462 shares of the chip maker's stock valued at $2,397,000 after purchasing an additional 2,238 shares in the last quarter. Bancorporation Of Hawaii holds 0.31% or 103,918 shares. The New York-based S Squared Technology Llc has invested 1.08% in the stock. (NYSE:HD) or 96,107 shares.
  • Supermoon 2017: How to watch it this weekend

    Supermoon 2017: How to watch it this weekend

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    Weather permitting, the only full supermoon of 2017 can be seen in the night sky on Sunday, Dec. 3. A supermoon only occurs when a full moon coincidentally falls during the period when the moon is the closest distance from Earth during its orbit.
  • Automatic Data Processing (ADP) to Repurchase 25000000 Stock

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    It has underperformed by 5.59% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:ADP). Regent Investment Mngmt Lc holds 0.34% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ROA ratio indicates how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. Therefore 80% are positive. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Automatic Data Processing from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, September 15th.
  • Apple Will Allegedly Be Introducing Cheaper iPads In 2018

    Apple Will Allegedly Be Introducing Cheaper iPads In 2018

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    The reports states that " the device should be able to attract more demand from price-oriented consumers, allowing Apple to maintain its present 10 million-unit tablet shipments a quarter". As you might know, the global tablet market has been in decline for the past few years, but Apple's new tablets managed to find success even in these circumstances.
  • Google won't allow non-lockscreen apps to have lockscreen ads

    Google won't allow non-lockscreen apps to have lockscreen ads

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    Alex Dimayuga, an 18-year-old student and a user of Datally since February 2017, said she uses the application in order to balance her limited data plan for her researches and social media. The restriction does not apply to Android apps offered outside the Google Play Store. Datally shows you how much data you've used on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis and alerts you when apps consume a lot of data.
  • Twitter Lite releases in 24 more countries

    Twitter Lite releases in 24 more countries

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    Now, Twitter has announced that its Twitter Lite app is available in 24 more countries. Also, in case the Twitter Lite app for Android is unavailable in your country, you can still access the web-based version of Twitter Lite by heading over to mobile.twitter.com from the web browser installed on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Willful Retention of National Defense Information

    Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Willful Retention of National Defense Information

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    Pho, a naturalized citizen, worked as a developer in Tailored Access Operations (TAO), the agency's elite hacking unit, which gathers intelligence by penetrating the computers of foreign governments and other targets overseas. The NSA has so far declined to comment on the Kaspersky Lab accusations and Pho's guilty plea. Tools developed by the NSA have been used to carry out massive cyber attacks, including the WannaCry ransomware attack that spread to more than one million computers ...
  • The App Store goes Red for World Aids Day

    The App Store goes Red for World Aids Day

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    Special-edition (RED) products are now on display via Apple.com. This year marks a new record year of giving for Apple with over $30 million raised for the Global Fund, which is the equivalent of 144 million days of ARV medication that prevents the transmission of HIV from mothers to their unborn children.
  • Three Jak and Daxter PS2 Classics arrive on PS4 next week

    Three Jak and Daxter PS2 Classics arrive on PS4 next week

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    Sony has confirmed that Jak 2 , Jak 3 and Jak X Combat Racing will be making their way to the PlayStation Store next week, on December 6th. As previously leaked, PS4 owners can buy the Jak and Daxter games as a bundle or purchase each one separately.
  • Ford Nov US Sales Up 6.7%

    Ford Nov US Sales Up 6.7%

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    Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 261,930,050 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $3,048,866,000 after purchasing an additional 6,013,577 shares during the period. analysts anticipate that Ford Motor Company will post 1.81 EPS for the current year. The firm predicts incentive spending reached a record for the month at $4,065 per unit, as auto makers tried to clear out inventories of 2017 model year vehicles with Black Friday discounts.
  • Only supermoon of this year is this weekend

    Only supermoon of this year is this weekend

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    A supermoon can appear 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than a regular full moon. The moonrise will appear at similar times across the United Kingdom, with just a few minute differences from the north to the south. But although the moon is the biggest and closest it can be to us, don't expect too much. "When the moon is closer to the Earth, all other things being equal, it's going to be brighter, because when things are closer they often are brighter, about 10 percent brighter ...
  • Destiny 2 Players Can Now Get Help From Amazon's Alexa

    Destiny 2 Players Can Now Get Help From Amazon's Alexa

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    Bungie has introduced a lot of new content for " Destiny 2 ", and the studio is not yet done in providing a cool gaming experience for the players. The next gadget to be added to Alexa's arsenal just in time for the holidays is the Echo Button , which allows you to play games through any Echo device.
  • Destiny 2 Xur Location and Items for December 1

    Destiny 2 Xur Location and Items for December 1

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    Bungie also promises better rewards for Crucible, Strikes, and Prestige activities. The goal now, after removing that old system, is to replace it with a more streamlined way of calculating and earning XP. Bungie specifically notes that all five armour slots will always be present, along with a rotating weapon. There's also no limit on the amount you can carry, and they will cost legendary shards.
  • PUBG desert map will get gameplay reveal next week

    PUBG desert map will get gameplay reveal next week

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    The next big step, besides the highly anticipated Xbox One release on December 12 , is the desert map. The only reason I see behind the inclusion of this condition is that as PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is releasing on Xbox One under Xbox Game Preview i.e.an unfinished product so there is a possibility that the download size may vary at the time of launch.
  • FDA Clears An Apple Watch Band For Real-Time EKG

    FDA Clears An Apple Watch Band For Real-Time EKG

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    The KardiaBand can take a reading in about 30 seconds to detect abnormal heart rhythms and atrial fibrillation ( AFib ). EKG readers similar to KardiaMobile have been around for some time, but the KardiaBand is the first medical accessory approved by the FDA for use with an Apple Watch .
  • Google Says Apps Can No Longer Put Ads on Your Lock Screen

    Google Says Apps Can No Longer Put Ads on Your Lock Screen

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    According to the blog post, Tizi steals sensitive data "from popular social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Viber, Skype, LinkedIn, and Telegram". Many of the Tizi-infected apps are being advertised on social media websites and 3rd-party app stores, tricking users into installing them. According to Google, Tizi's capabilities are based on vulnerabilities seen only on older Android devices.
  • Now, That's Deep! Mariana Trench Fish Lives 5 Miles Down

    Now, That's Deep! Mariana Trench Fish Lives 5 Miles Down

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    Last year, two new species of glow-in-the-dark fish were discovered in the ocean's "Twilight zone", which lies between 1,300 and 3,000 feet below sea level. The fish's scientific name, Pseudoliparis swirei , includes a nod to 19th-century sailor Herbert Swire, who served on the naval expedition that discovered the Mariana Trench in the late 1800s, according to the study.
  • Google Home Finally Smart Enough to Do Two Things at Once

    Google Home Finally Smart Enough to Do Two Things at Once

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    Google Home owners, as Google's support page doesn't list whether or not Crackle support has come to other countries where Crackle is available as a service through other device types. It's unusual that Google's own Play Movies & TV still isn't supported, but Crackle's addition to the list is a welcomed one. Or the feature could help you quickly set the mood with a phrase like, "OK Google, dim the lights and play Barry White".
  • Samsung has officially started production of at least one Galaxy S9 part

    Samsung has officially started production of at least one Galaxy S9 part

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    Later on, we also expect this chipset to power the Galaxy Note 9. Samsung is aiming to surpass rival TSMC in the newer process by next year, the company has said . Samsung says the second-generation process should lead to increased yields and reduced time in the transition from chip development to mass production.
  • Prehistoric Women Had Bones Stronger Than Today's Athletes, Study Finds

    Prehistoric Women Had Bones Stronger Than Today's Athletes, Study Finds

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    This may be one of the main reasons why women's upper limb bone strength starts to decline between the Iron Age and the Medieval period in this region of Europe. A study of bones belonging to women who lived in central Europe between 5300 BC to around 100 AD reveals manual agricultural work had a profound effect on their bodies.
  • Year's brightest supermoon coming to OR skies Sunday night

    Year's brightest supermoon coming to OR skies Sunday night

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    Sunset will take place at 4:28 pm on December 3, hence the full moon and sun won't be visible at the same time in NY. The moon should sit near the constellation Taurus, though it shouldn't be hard to spot. Mr Kerss explained: "During moonrise and moonset, you might think the moon looks unusually large, but this is an illusion created in the mind when it appears close to the horizon".
  • FDA clears first EKG band for the Apple Watch

    FDA clears first EKG band for the Apple Watch

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    AliveCor , makers of the heart rate monitoring Kardia Band for the Apple Watch , has been cleared by the FDA . Atrial Fibrillation is the most common type of heart arrhythmia and is leading cause of stroke. Apple is partnering with Stanford Medicine to perform the research. Study researchers will also then send an electrocardiogram patch to participants experiencing irregular heartbeats, for a further reading.