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According to the tech news site, the update subtly alters the design of the app because the GIF-making button has been transferred right next to the word suggestion bar. Meanwhile, the new GIF-making feature is now available only on the Gboard iOS app and not on the Android app. There is no confirmation on when the feature will roll out on Android, although a beta update has been recently with similar functionality, so it can be expected soon.
  • Jaw-dropping! After Jio Rs 399 plan, Airtel joins the race

    Jaw-dropping! After Jio Rs 399 plan, Airtel joins the race

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    So what is new with the Airtel's revised plan? The Airtel Rs 149 plan competes with Jio's Rs 149 plan. Now it's further supersizing the plan so that consumers get 84GB of data spread across 84 days. It has also lowered rate of 1 GB data to Rs 4 for a validity plan of 1 Day. The company had previous month declared 2 offers with a price tag of Rs 299 and Rs 199 with 28 Days validity providing 2 GB and 1.2 GB data each day, respectively.
  • Vivo to launch world's first in-display fingerprint scanning smartphone

    Vivo to launch world's first in-display fingerprint scanning smartphone

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    Vivo had showcased the world's first in-display fingerprint sensor on a smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Show ( CES) 2018 . That's what the first device with an in-display fingerprint sensor is called. And if you can embed a fingerprint scanner directly into the display, it will take exactly zero screen real estate off your phone, unlike iPhone X's notch (which, admittedly, also hosts a selfie camera, microphones, a speaker and sensors ).
  • Apple partners with Malala Fund

    Apple partners with Malala Fund

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    Apple says its funding will enable a "significant expansion" of the work of the Malala Fund, and help it reach a goal of providing secondary education to more than 100,000 girls who would otherwise be unable to attend school ... It now operates programmes in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Lebanon, Turkey and Nigeria; combating the suppressive effects of war, poverty and gender discrimination in the name of better education for young women.
  • Google Play Seems Set to Provide Audiobooks Quickly

    Google Play Seems Set to Provide Audiobooks Quickly

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    The banner is said to be visible for all users on the Web and the Android app, however, we don't see it. But it seems like Google is ramping up for the eventual arrival of audiobooks available through Google Play, just like the ebooks, movies, and music that are already available for purchase.
  • Google Doodle focuses on montage pioneer Sergei Eisenstein

    Google Doodle focuses on montage pioneer Sergei Eisenstein

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    The Google Doodle features Eisenstein reviewing animated film strips with imagery inspired by his work, including the 1925 films Battleship Potemkin and Strike . "His films were also revolutionary in another sense, as he often depicted the struggle of downtrodden workers against the ruling class", reads Google's post accompanying the Eisenstein doodle .
  • Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Price Target Raised to $68.00

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    The Virginia-based Bb&T Limited Company has invested 0.1% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. The regular trading on 18-Jan-18 started at $70.11 but as the session moved on, the stock receded, closing with a fall of -0.8%. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Regent Inv Limited Liability Co reported 0.13% stake. Columbia Prtn L L C Investment Mgmt owns 123,867 shares for 1.05% of their portfolio.
  • Apple to make $350B contribution to US economy over 5 years

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    The company recently agreed to pay more than $100 million in taxes to British authorities after an audit. "Apple, already the largest U.S. taxpayer, anticipates repatriation tax payments of approximately US$ 38 billion (S$50.3 billion) as required by recent changes to the tax law.
  • Facebook gives users the job of judging news sources

    Facebook gives users the job of judging news sources

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    The social network has long struggled with fake or misleading news on its platform. In the very near future, Facebook will prompt users to fill out quality surveys revealing if they are familiar with a news source and if the answer is 'yes, ' whether or not they believe the source to be credible.
  • Monster Hunter World Directors Explain Why It's Not On Nintendo Switch

    Monster Hunter World Directors Explain Why It's Not On Nintendo Switch

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    The release date of Monster Hunter World is coming quickly with the game out later this month, but it doesn't appear that Nintendo Switch owners will get a version for themselves even after the game releases. "Part of the reason is that the title has been in development for nearly 4 years", the directors said. So much, in fact, that it's about to release yet another of its special edition consoles, giving the PlayStation 4 Pro a new splash of paint, albeit for a limited time.
  • Amazon Go Cashier-Less Convenience Store to Open Monday

    Amazon Go Cashier-Less Convenience Store to Open Monday

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    The concept behind the new store is pretty simple, but it could have enormous, even destabilizing, implications for the traditional convenience store and supermarket industry. Anything that is picked up off a shelf is added to a virtual cart. Amazon said Sunday that more may open in the future, but that "for now we're laser focused on this store".
  • Apple brings home business thanks to tax cuts

    Apple brings home business thanks to tax cuts

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    That includes $30 billion in capital expenditures , such as the new campus. The higher tax rate was the reason why Apple had long resisted sending its war chest to the US, the company's chief executive told "60 Minutes" in 2015. Other U.S. companies, including American Airlines, AT&T and Comcast , have been handing out $1,000 bonuses to all their workers to share the wealth they will gain from the lower rate on their domestic earnings.
  • Survival Game 'We Happy Few' Delayed, Pre-Purchase Option Removed On Steam

    Survival Game 'We Happy Few' Delayed, Pre-Purchase Option Removed On Steam

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    The dystopian BioShock-inspired game has been in Steam's Early Access since 2016, but Compulsion is still in the process of polishing before the game's official release. Explaining that the story did not the needed criteria, the developers have chose to take a U-turn and give this game another chance at a later date. If you don't know, We Happy Few sports a price tag of $50.99, which is a rather absurd price point for an early access game.
  • Turkey shells Kurds in Syria as full military offensive looms

    Turkey shells Kurds in Syria as full military offensive looms

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    They waved flags of the Syrian Kurdish militia, the YPG, and also banners of Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, which Turkey considers a terrorist organization. "A country we call an ally is insisting on forming a terror army on our borders", Erdogan said of the United States in a speech in Ankara . The United States, which heavily backs the Kurdish forces and see them as reliable allies in Syria, has urged Turkey not to fight the ...
  • Bay Area Women's Marches: Where, when and other logistics

    Bay Area Women's Marches: Where, when and other logistics

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    But people participating in rallies and marches in the USA and around the world Saturday have denounced the Republican's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more . Perhaps this time next year, after the 2018 midterm election, the Trump administration may finally heed them. Despite criticisms a year ago that the Women's March could never purposefully and properly include us, Mallory says the presence of Black women wasn't an option.
  • Apple to invest $10 billion in U.S. data centres

    Apple to invest $10 billion in U.S. data centres

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    An update for consumers will follow. In the midst of for older iPhone models, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that in an upcoming update will allow users to disable battery performance throttling on their devices. In Korea, the Seoul Central District Prosecutor's Office said it formally assigned the case to the intellectual property crime unit, The Korea Herald reports .
  • Activision Sending Out Free Call of Duty: WWII Codes via Email

    Activision Sending Out Free Call of Duty: WWII Codes via Email

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    The event features free content, available to all players, such as the new Resistance Division , new weapons and uniforms used in uprisings. Let's take a look at what you can expect in-game. Finally, The Resistance also includes new weapons and gear. Coupling these core perks of the Division and Basic Training perks like Flanker could make the Resistance class almost invisible, while also giving this Division the ability to see the direction of nearby enemies.
  • PATERNO (2018) Teaser Trailer

    PATERNO (2018) Teaser Trailer

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    HBO released the first teaser trailer for its upcoming TV movie, " Paterno ", on Friday, with Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino portraying legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno . "The film lays out the elements of the story and leaves you to make your own judgment", Levinson said. Paterno "did act upon" the rumblings he had heard and 'did say he thought someone should look into this, ' Pacino noted.
  • Earnings Estimates Revision Trends: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

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    This will give analytical advantage to a shorter-term trader since it pursues the price more intimately, and consequently produces less "lag" as comparison to the longer-term moving average. Signaturefd Lc has invested 0.08% in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ). Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm's licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio.
  • Winter Weather Advisory continues day after snowfall

    Winter Weather Advisory continues day after snowfall

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    Stay with the First Warning Weather team through the holiday weekend for frequent updates, and download the KXAN Weather app to stay aware. After 60-degree weather late last week, temperatures dropped in central Pennsylvania and it looks like the cold will continue.
  • Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Confronts Larry Nassar in Court

    Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Confronts Larry Nassar in Court

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    One after one, gymnasts and other victims of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar stepped forward in a MI courtroom over the past week to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma he inflicted on them as children. Nassar , who is now serving a 60-year sentence in federal prison for possession of child pornography, also accused Aquilina of using the trial for "seeking media attention."She wasn't having a bar of it.
  • FG Promises To Revamp Abuja Stadium For S'Eagles

    FG Promises To Revamp Abuja Stadium For S'Eagles

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    Congo. He said the warm-up matches were carefully and strategically chosen; adding that friendly games against Poland, Serbia and Czech Republic will give the Eagles a fair idea of their first two World Cup group opponents Croatia and Iceland and to play another South American country will help for the last match against Argentina.
  • OnePlus 5T Lava Red variant available for sale in India

    OnePlus 5T Lava Red variant available for sale in India

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    The main highlight of the OnePlus 5T Lava Red variant is that the company has used a dual anodic oxidation process, double blasting including AF coating. This especially bright OnePlus 5T is headed to India, and enthusiasts there will be able to buy one starting January 20th. Users need to add a Coke to their cart and enter the code "ONEPLUS" to get the amount as cashback in the form of Zomato Credits.
  • Internet and Phone Calls Access Will Be Soon Available In Indian Flights

    Internet and Phone Calls Access Will Be Soon Available In Indian Flights

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    It also recommended that the operation of mobile communication on aircraft services should be permitted with a minimum height restriction of three thousand metres. When they (IFC specialist organizations) deal with Unified Licensee having proper authorisation, they can begin giving their administrations. TRAI asserted that the regulatory requirements should be same for both Indian registered and foreign registered airlines for offering IFC services.
  • No West Ham interest in Michy Batshuayi - David Moyes

    No West Ham interest in Michy Batshuayi - David Moyes

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    They also made inquiries about West Ham striker Andy Carroll who has been ruled out of this weekend's Premier League clash due to an ankle injury and is likely to have surgery which will sideline him for more than three months. David Moyes confirms Andy Carroll has picked up a "serious" ankle injury and could require an operation. The 25-year-old is five games without a goal , but it is the missed chances that have got Chelsea fans thinking about a change.
  • IBM sees first revenue grow in more than five years

    IBM sees first revenue grow in more than five years

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    However, IBM forecast an operating profit of at least $13.80 per share for 2018, compared with $13.80 in 2017 and market expectations of $13.92, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. IBM said it expects sales growth to continue in this quarter and throughout 2018. "Over the past several years we have invested aggressively in technology and our people to reposition IBM ", said James Kavanaugh, IBM senior vice president and chief financial officer.
  • US CFTC sues three virtual currency operators for fraud

    US CFTC sues three virtual currency operators for fraud

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    UK-registered business Entrepreneurs Headquarters Limited and its CEO Dillon Michael Dean , of Longmont, Colorado, are accused of running a Bitcoin investment plan that was actually a front for a classic Ponzi scheme. And in some cases, potential returns of as much as a whopping 300 percent in less than a week were trumpeted, said the complaint. In addition to restitution and damages for the investors, the CFTC is seeking civil penalties and trading bans against Dean and his company.
  • Dow Jones Ploughs through $26000 Milestone at Record Pace

    Dow Jones Ploughs through $26000 Milestone at Record Pace

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    In companies, among the notable gainers were Forward Industries Inc (NASDAQ:FORD), which added nearly 171% to US$3.36 after the company reported the acquisition of Intelligent Product Solutions. The S&P 500 is up 128.95 points, or 4.8 percent. The Dow is up 312.46 points, or 1.2 percent. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as investors return from a long holiday weekend, sending the Dow Jones industrial average above 26,000 for the first time.
  • Amazon Narrows List for Second HQ to 20 Metros

    Amazon Narrows List for Second HQ to 20 Metros

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    City leaders are not disclosing the sites that were offered in Denton. The giant, Seattle-based online retailer winnowed down the list from 238 candidates. Epps said they'll continue to work with small businesses to build off the strength of the Amazon HQ2 bid . As of midday Thursday, Denton had not yet heard from the regional chamber about what's next for the city's proposal.
  • Apple's 2018 iPhone 11 line-up looks like it'll feature three phones

    Apple's 2018 iPhone 11 line-up looks like it'll feature three phones

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    The iPhone X is not doing as well as expected in China, but Apple's larger iPhone models expected to debut this year could be the key to making up for that lackluster demand. The remaining chips are set to come from Qualcomm, according to the research note, despite previous speculation that Apple was set to cut ties with the American chipmaker due to escalating legal tensions between the two firms.
  • LG may unveil V30 smartphone with enhanced AI features at MWC

    LG may unveil V30 smartphone with enhanced AI features at MWC

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    According to a report by The Korea Herald , the brand is planning to add some artificial intelligence feature on the latest smartphone. After LG's vice chairman Jo Seong-jin allegedly asked for all development of the G7 to be scrapped and started again , it appeared as though LG wouldn't have anything to show at Mobile World Congress next month.
  • Club legend urges club against a move for West Ham star

    Club legend urges club against a move for West Ham star

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    Injury-prone Carroll injured again? Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte is likely to be quizzed on the club's transfer targets at his media conference on Friday afternoon ahead of the trip to Brighton. There have been a lot of rumours regarding a loan but as far as I know it has never officially come from Chelsea . Moyes confirmed in his London Evening Standard column the England global "will not be able to play again this month" after Carroll had a scan on Thursday.
  • White House blames Senate Democrats for pending government shutdown

    White House blames Senate Democrats for pending government shutdown

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    The OMB director stressed that the White House would like to keep the government open and for Senate Democrats to "tell us why they don't like the bill". In a victory for Paul Ryan , the House of Representatives narrowly passed a short-term funding bill late Thursday night, rounding up enough votes to overcome a revolt by members of the House Freedom Caucus.
  • South Korean Consumer Group Files Complaint Against Apple Over iPhone Slowdown

    South Korean Consumer Group Files Complaint Against Apple Over iPhone Slowdown

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    The next iPhone update from Apple will give users the ability to disable the performance throttling process that is aimed to improve battery life. Apple previously said its software updates for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, iPhone SE and iPhone 7 are meant to "smooth out" peak power demands, avoid these unexpected shutdowns and extend the lifespan of batteries.
  • Kirkland hospital locked down after man with rifle spotted

    Kirkland hospital locked down after man with rifle spotted

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    Kirkland, Wash . -based EvergreenHealth Medical Center locked down for about two hours Wednesday morning after an "ornate umbrella" was mistaken as a potential weapon, reports KIRO . The man reportedly contacted authorities after seeing posts about the incident on social media. The hospital is going into its own lockdown procedures as police officers set up at the hospital and check for a possible suspect.
  • RIL posts record profit on margins boost, Jio show

    RIL posts record profit on margins boost, Jio show

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    Interestingly, Jio's first ever profit came just a day after rival and India's largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel reported a decline in consolidated net profit for the seventh straight quarter. While its oil and gas business logged a loss of Rs 291 crore, Reliance said its retail business was the fastest growing in the country, with revenue and pre-tax earnings more than doubling to Rs 18,798 crore and Rs 487 crore, respectively.
  • Jaguars' Doug Marrone Thinks This Team Had Better Dynasty Than Patriots

    Jaguars' Doug Marrone Thinks This Team Had Better Dynasty Than Patriots

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    I have an unbelievable amount of respect for what he's done.Just being able to compete against him, with the challenges it presents, it's what you thrive on". "I'm a huge Chris Hogan fan". "I viewed that as we really had a lot of work ahead of us". "He did a great job for us on special teams and that was a way for us to get him up on the roster and he did a great job developing into an outstanding receiver".
  • Apple promises fix for chaiOS iMessage bug that crashes Messages next week

    Apple promises fix for chaiOS iMessage bug that crashes Messages next week

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    When someone texts you a link to a website through Messages in iOS, the app generates a preview of the link. The bug was first discovered by French Apple developer Vincent Desmurs. "I'm pretty sure someone else has posted it, but I'm not going to rehost it", Masri told BuzzFeed . Masri said he had removed the code from Github as he had made his point.