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Sea of Thieves features extensive multiplayer co-op capabilties. The open ocean adventure has been in the works for some time, originally unveiled during Microsoft's E3 2015 presentation. 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.
  • Huawei Mate 9 EMUI 8.0 update rolling out

    Huawei Mate 9 EMUI 8.0 update rolling out

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    Users should be receiving a prompt to update OTA on unlocked devices, carrier-locked phones may take a little longer, however, you can check if the update is available to you by using Huawei's HiCare application on your phone. Those, too, are beta tests, but the influx of Ore-based software updates could be a sign that a public, stable release is right around the corner. If you don't have the same version, you are out of luck.
  • Dying Light To Get Stand Alone PvP Mode

    Dying Light To Get Stand Alone PvP Mode

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    While no gameplay footage has been released yet, the announcement page gives us an idea of how a multiplayer round in this new expansion will play out. Dying Light: Bad Blood is set to launch sometime in 2018. Not only will players have to fight against each other but also A.I controlled zombies and in some instances powerful boss monsters that could turn the tide of battle.
  • Major Southern California freeway closed amid wildfire fight

    Major Southern California freeway closed amid wildfire fight

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    This morning, the 405, one of L.A.'s main thoroughfares was closed in both directions as a 50-acre brush fire near the Getty Center continued to rage. "The public did an outstanding job heeding our evacuation orders, getting out of these danger zones in a very prompt timely manner", Welsbie said. The fire injured two people, one critically, and forced closure of northbound Interstate 215, said Eric Sherwin, a spokesman for the San Bernardino County Fire Department.
  • Apple Pay Cash to leverage Discover Network

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    But Apple has the huge advantage of already having millions of people who use Messages and who also have already stored their credit and debit cards on their iPhones. Once set up, though, Apple Pay Cash will then be available for the Apple Watch in both Messages and Wallet apps. Meanwhile, Apple Watch users will need the latest watchOS 4.2 before they can start using Apple Pay Cash, according to 9to5mac.
  • Really bright Geminid meteor shower could be coming

    Really bright Geminid meteor shower could be coming

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    What if it's cloudy on the big night of the Geminids, Dec. 13-14? The meteors appear to radiate from the constellation Gemini, which rises around sunset and climbs almost overhead by 2 a.m. According to Sky & Telescope, the Geminid Meteor Shower is "usually the year's best and most reliable, with upward of 100 meteors per hour". Geminids meteor shower 2017: What is it? The best way to view the meteors is to get somewhere rural with minimal light pollution.
  • Nissan To Start Testing Self-Driving Taxis In Japan Next Year

    Nissan To Start Testing Self-Driving Taxis In Japan Next Year

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    It is testing its self driven ride hailing service. They plan to carry out the test with public participation for two weeks in March in Yokohama, southwest of Tokyo , using two electric autonomous vehicles based on its Leaf, a Nissan spokesman said, with an aim of rolling out the service by 2020.
  • PlayStation VR Dominates as Sony Reveals More Than 2 Million Sold Worldwide

    PlayStation VR Dominates as Sony Reveals More Than 2 Million Sold Worldwide

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    Kazuhiko Takeda , Head of Corporate Planning for the electronics giant, made it clear that the Switch is a sure-fire competitor within the video game business, and not something Sony can afford to ignore. Last year Sony augmented its hardware lineup with the PS4 Slim , PSVR, and PS4 Pro , the latter of which allows for 4K gaming. It's still a far cry from the PS2's lifetime sales of over 155 million.
  • Apple Reveals 2017's Most Popular Apps, Music, Movies, and More

    Apple Reveals 2017's Most Popular Apps, Music, Movies, and More

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    First of all, the introduction of AR ( augmented reality ) apps and games picked up pace this year, second they point out is the rise of real-time competitive gaming, third is the growing popularity of lifestyle apps (like Zomato or Big Basket), and finally increase in popularity of apps enabling photo and video editing.
  • All 2018 iPhones To Come With Notch And Face ID

    All 2018 iPhones To Come With Notch And Face ID

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    A new report fresh from Japan is claiming that the Cupertino giant is in the process of developing a 6.1-inch handset with LCD screen. The bigger OLED iPhone will likely take the iPhone X's spot as the most expensive iPhone, meanwhile the smaller 5.8-inch version may end up being around the same price as the iPhone 8 Plus at launch.
  • Microsoft launches ARM-powered Windows 10 PCs

    Microsoft launches ARM-powered Windows 10 PCs

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    For starters, while you will be able to download and install most 32-bit exe files to ARM-powered devices, 64-bit apps are not yet supported. All of Windows itself has been recompiled to run natively on ARM and Microsoft's Office team has made optimizations for the processor architecture.
  • Little Foot skeleton revealed

    Little Foot skeleton revealed

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    Though now on display, scientists will continue to study Little Foot's anatomy to ascertain her place on the hominid family tree - and to shed further light on the story of early human evolution. It was embedded in a concrete-like rock called breccia , so excavating it from the cave was slow work. The rest of Little Foot was found embedded in the calcified ancient cave in 1997 and the excavation, cleaning, reconstruction, casting and analysis took 20 years.
  • Airtel, Intex team up to offer bundled 4G smartphones

    Airtel, Intex team up to offer bundled 4G smartphones

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    Intex Aqua N1 comes with a full touch 4-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen of 800x480p display resolution. It is driven by a 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex A7 processor coupled by 1GB of RAM , seated upon Spreadtrum SC9832A chipset. Airtel offers Rs 1500 cashback to its prepaid customers who purchase these handsets. Let's compare the price of both the phones - and how much do you really need to pay while purchasing the phone and the refund that you'll get after a certain period of time - ...
  • Huawei Nova 2s with dual rear and front cameras unveiled

    Huawei Nova 2s with dual rear and front cameras unveiled

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    As teased before, Huawei announced the launch of the Nova 2s smartphone at an event in China today. Having said that, let's see what this phone has to offer, shall we. The Huawei Nova 2s boasts of a 6-inch FHD+ LTPS 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The front optics arrangement also has two shooters - one wide-angle 20-megapixel lens and an additional 2-megapixel camera for achieving portrait mode in selfies.
  • Google Shuts Down Chrome Apps From Web Store, Moves to PWAs

    Google Shuts Down Chrome Apps From Web Store, Moves to PWAs

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    Back in August 2016, Google had announced that it would remove apps section from Chrome Web Store across Windows , Mac and Linux platforms citing the reason that less than 1 percent of users were using them on the Chrome browser. The Web Store will only have Extensions and Themes available for download starting Wednesday. "We have been investigating ways to simplify the transition for developers that depend on exclusive Chrome App APIs, and will continue to focus on this - in ...
  • Upcoming Huawei P11 to feature 40MP Tri-Camera Setup in the Rear

    Upcoming Huawei P11 to feature 40MP Tri-Camera Setup in the Rear

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    Chinese smartphone maker, Huawei , is expected to release a new model to replace its current P10 series and there's a possibility that it might not be called the P11. We are only comparing the iPhone X, Google Pixel 2 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 cameras and we already seem too impressed by the results. The triple lens could also produce even sharper pictures.
  • Astronomers Find the Earliest Supermassive Black Hole Ever Discovered

    Astronomers Find the Earliest Supermassive Black Hole Ever Discovered

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    Astronomers look forward to the European Space Agency's Euclid mission, which has significant NASA participation, and NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission, to find more such distant objects. The ionization of the cosmos' gas allowed light to move more freely through space. The researchers used FIRE to determine that a large fraction of the hydrogen surrounding the quasar is neutral.
  • BTC Loses Steam, High Fees and Volatility to Blame

    BTC Loses Steam, High Fees and Volatility to Blame

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    The decision to eliminate the option comes as a result of both the extremely high transaction fees charged by Bitcoin , and recent, also-extremely-high levels of instability in its value. With Bitcoin values changing so rapidly, the amount of Bitcoin needed to cover a purchase can change significantly between the time a purchase is initiated and when it's completed.
  • Astronauts have PIZZA party in space

    Astronauts have PIZZA party in space

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    With ingredients shipped from Earth on a supply craft, the station's multinational crew of six prepared pizza pies over the weekend. Paolo Nespoli‏ , an Italian astronaut who's now orbiting our planet aboard the International Space Station , missed pizza so much that he boldly brought it up to his boss during a live streamed public event.
  • Scientists Think They Found a 'Super Earth' Outside Our Solar System

    Scientists Think They Found a 'Super Earth' Outside Our Solar System

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    As fascinating as this discovery that hints at the possibility of intelligent life beyond our blue ball may sound, the researchers also managed to locate another planet that neighbours the K2-18b, called K2-18c. Figuring out which is actually true will require more observations, perhaps from NASA's high-powered James Webb Space Telescope , which is set to launch in 2019.
  • 'Bridge Constructor Portal' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

    'Bridge Constructor Portal' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

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    Bridge Constructor Portal's announcement was believed to be planned for The Game Awards on Thursday evening (7 December) but the game leaked when its announcement trailer appeared early on developer Headup Games' YouTube channel . Or Valve doesn't make games anymore. When we try to think up likely spin-offs to franchises, a bridge construction game for Portal isn't one that comes to mind.
  • Apple Accidentally Announces Launch of Amazon Prime Video App for Apple TV

    Apple Accidentally Announces Launch of Amazon Prime Video App for Apple TV

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    It works on Apple TV models from the 3rd generation and up. 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. The Amazon Prime Video app for Apple TV is now available for download. The main reason why the outlet made a decision to stop selling the set-top-box was due to it not being capable of running Prime Video because if someone bought the box on Amazon, they'd think it could stream Prime video content and ...
  • Data-slurping keyboard app makes Mongo mistake with user data

    Data-slurping keyboard app makes Mongo mistake with user data

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    The database contained the full name and email address of each user, as well as information about how many days the app had been installed on their device. Most alarmingly of all, some of the more complete records contained user's phone numbers and the name of their mobile network operator. "Based on the leaked database they appear to collect everything from contacts to keystrokes".
  • Delayed iPhone X launch hurt global iPhone share, Kantar says

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    The U.S. iOS market share fell to 32.9% in the period, down from 40.6% in last year's period. Windows continued to drop its share while Android was able to gain 4.3 percentage points in the big five European markets, up 8.2 percent in the USA and 7.5 percent in Japan.
  • Fitbit's smartwatch gets a whole bunch of new apps

    Fitbit's smartwatch gets a whole bunch of new apps

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    Previously only four apps were available for the Ionic, and now Fitbit is adding dozens more. One early criticism of the Ionic was that it could only run a handful of apps, while thousands of apps were available for Apple's (aapl) Apple Watch, Samsung's Gear line, and the many smartwatch models that run Google's (googl) Android Wear software.
  • NVIDIA (NVDA) Downgraded by ValuEngine

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    The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $110.70B. T Mobile Us Inc now has $50.48B valuation. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $7600 target in Thursday, June 1 report. (NASDAQ:AKAO) on Monday, October 9 with "Outperform" rating.
  • Next year's flagships may use Samsung's new 512GB internal flash storage

    Next year's flagships may use Samsung's new 512GB internal flash storage

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    Imagine pairing a ton of storage alongside Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip (SoC), or Samsung's recently announced Exynos 9810 (Samsung typically uses two SoCs for its flagship phones, tapping its own silicon for models that ship internationally and Qualcomm's hardware for United States variants).
  • Apple now offers unlocked iPhone X models in the United States ars_ab.settitle(1227285)

    Apple now offers unlocked iPhone X models in the United States ars_ab.settitle(1227285)

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    You can choose from both the Silver and the Space Grey versions of the SIM-free unlocked iPhone X . The 64GB version will cost you $999 United States dollars, while the 256GB is a relatively small amount more at $1,149 USD. If you selected an iPhone for T-Mobile, it will come with the appropriate nano-SIM, but you'll need to contact T-Mobile or visit an Apple Store to activate your iPhone.
  • Facebook introduces Messenger Kids app with parental controls

    Facebook introduces Messenger Kids app with parental controls

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    Hundreds of users were left clueless when they found their favourite social network messenger/chatting service, Facebook messenger down due to a worldwide outage. Although, Facebook hasn't made any official statements yet regarding why Facebook messenger has gone down. Parents are often anxious about what their kids do on social media and whom they are talking to, especially Facebook.
  • Honor launches Honor 7X in UAE

    Honor launches Honor 7X in UAE

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    Honor 7X is a mid-range smartphone and a successor to the Honor 6X, which was launched at CES in January this year. The launch of the new smartphone will begin at 8 PM. The dual SIM smartphone comes with an 8MP front facing camera and a dual rear camera setup of 16MP primary camera and a 2MP secondary camera with LED flash.
  • Target launches Wallet to combine payment, coupons at checkout

    Target launches Wallet to combine payment, coupons at checkout

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    Target is the latest to jump on the trend, as today the mega retailer announced its new Wallet for mobile payments , which can be found on both the iOS and Android versions of the Target app . The solution is "four times faster than other payment types", according to Target , though that refers to other payment types available in Target since the retailer has been a holdout against comparably fast NFC payments from Apple Pay and Android Pay, a reluctance that dates to Target's ...
  • Google to hire thousands of YouTube moderators as criticism over content mounts

    Google to hire thousands of YouTube moderators as criticism over content mounts

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    You Tube needs people to monitor and control violent extremism on its site. YouTube now wants to use these same technologies, as well as human reviews, to also clamp down on exploitative and otherwise inappropriate content, she said: "Because we have seen these positive results, we have begun training machine-learning technology across other challenging content areas, including child safety and hate speech".
  • Apple May Bring their Most Affordable iPad in 2018

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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.
  • Comerica Bank Boosts Stake in Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

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    Wexford Capital Lp bought 271,349 shares as the company's stock rose 5.52% with the market. Marathon Petroleum Corp's revenue was up 27.8% on a year-over-year basis. Therefore 0 are positive. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $71.00 price objective on shares of Marathon Petroleum in a research report on Thursday, August 31st.
  • Kult to launch budget smartphone in India today: Specifications, features and more

    Kult to launch budget smartphone in India today: Specifications, features and more

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    Kult is one of those brands and has launched quite a few decent smartphones priced under Rs. 10,000 price range. The smartphone will be available via Amazon.in starting December 11. Let us know, would you be still interested in the using the Kult Ambition with 3GB RAM than the Redmi 5A with 2GB of RAM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India).
  • Court orders arrest of former Enugu Governor, Nnamani

    Court orders arrest of former Enugu Governor, Nnamani

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    The court presided over by Justice Chuka Obiozor gave the order on Monday after Nnamani failed to appear in court for his scheduled re-arraignment. Delivering his ruling, Justice Obiozor said the defendant's lawyer had not given any reasonable evidence as to why his client was absent in court.