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The company has hired John Giannandrea , who was the man in charge for AI and Search at Google, to lead its new AI efforts, including probably Siri and Google Maps. For example, while Google Assistant and Alexa both boast thousands of third-party developer integrations, Apple still only allows specific types of apps to integrate with Siri.
  • Silicon Valley, Wall Street taking notes on Spotify debut

    Silicon Valley, Wall Street taking notes on Spotify debut

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    If successful, Spotify could become a roadmap for the array of multi-billion dollar tech companies, investors are now hoping will go public soon, including Airbnb, Lyft and Uber. In a standard IPO, a company hires investment bankers to pitch the stock to new investors. Spotify hasn't said it will do that, for good reason .
  • Nokia 9 To Launch With Triple Rear Cameras & In-glass Fingerprint Sensor

    Nokia 9 To Launch With Triple Rear Cameras & In-glass Fingerprint Sensor

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    If you aren't aware, the previous report we came across yesterday was based on a leaked render of the Nokia 9. Nokia 7 Plus , and Nokia 8 Sirocco are expected to launch in India tomorrow. The front camera is a 21-megapixel shooter with Zeiss optics and high-quality low-light photography. Features like Pro camera mode, Dual-Sight tech and others will also be available.
  • Overwatch isn't likely to get a battle royale mode any time soon

    Overwatch isn't likely to get a battle royale mode any time soon

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    One of the theories gaining traction is that Overwatch Archives: Retribution will focus on the Blackwatch mission that resulted in a complaint from the Japanese government. Beyond the balance challenges that come with having a diverse cast of heroes, there's also the technical consideration. Though Kaplan didn't give away much about the upcoming event, he did hint at a new skin for "your favourite Shimada brother" - meaning either Genji or Hanzo.
  • Bioshock Vets at Uppercut Games Finally Announce City of Brass Release Date

    Bioshock Vets at Uppercut Games Finally Announce City of Brass Release Date

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    When City of Brass was originally announced back in July of past year, it was revealed that the game would be making its way to consoles but not until 2018, and on top of that, we didn't even know when. These optional modifiers can tweak everything from player health and damage output to item costs, ensuring City of Brass is tuned everyone's needs and desires.
  • Snapchat introduces group video chat and friend tagging in Stories

    Snapchat introduces group video chat and friend tagging in Stories

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    Snapchat is rolling out group video chats - the same kind of group video chats that apps like Houseparty and Facebook Messenger offer. Your mates will be notified in Chat if you tag them in a Story. While reports about Snap Inc laying off a number of employees are on a high, Snapchat is aggressively introducing new features to its platform in order to improve the user experience.
  • Apple Kills the Instagram App for Apple Watch

    Apple Kills the Instagram App for Apple Watch

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    Since April previous year, Apple has been notifying developers to build Apple watch with native support with the watchOS 2 SDK or later. The fact that the app was non-native means that it could neither make use of Wi-Fi and LTE nor could it play videos.
  • Ball-tampering row: players' union calls for reduced bans

    Ball-tampering row: players' union calls for reduced bans

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    What the offenders may not have thought is the integrity of Cricket Australia . On Thursday, Smith returned to Australia, which was still reeling from the scandal and demanding answers over his failing to intervene in a ball-tampering scheme while on tour in South Africa and initially lying about it to sports officials and the news media.
  • Google Chrome BLOCK will see cryptocurrency mining apps BANNED

    Google Chrome BLOCK will see cryptocurrency mining apps BANNED

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    The company previously pointed out cryptomining extensions would only be allowed if that was the extension's only goal, and only if the user is informed adequately about the cryptomining behavior of the extension. These mining scripts often consume significant CPU resources, and can severely impact system performance and power consumption. As the extensions ecosystem continues to evolve, we remain focused on empowering developers to build innovative experiences while keeping our users ...
  • Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) is QVT Financial LP's 9th Largest Position

    Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) is QVT Financial LP's 9th Largest Position

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    The Stock surged0.4% and closed its last trading session at $94.58. About 3.29M shares traded. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: " Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX ) is QVT Financial LP's 9th Largest Position" was first published by The Lincolnian Online and is owned by of The Lincolnian Online.
  • Commonwealth Games: Official says injection was vitamins

    Commonwealth Games: Official says injection was vitamins

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    The syringe controversy has come out to hit the Indian athletes for the 2018 Commonwealth Games ( CWG ) hard after a needle was found lying outside the room of a veteran boxer at the Athletes' Village ( Gold Coast ) on Friday. "We passed one today and there was a massively long line going up the road", says Timutimu. Games Corporation chairman Peter Beattie said the situation was "very unhelpful" with just two days to go until Wednesday's opening ceremony.
  • PUBG's New Map,

    PUBG's New Map, "Savage" Will Go Under Testing Today

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    This limited phase is the first for the map so if you happen to miss it and don't get a chance to play around in Savage, don't worry. The developer noted it hasn't released content so early since the game's first alpha past year. Fortunately, for those who haven't yet managed to get access to the PUBG Savage map, PUBG Corp . has already confirmed that a second testing phase is coming up.
  • More than 136K users' Facebook data is still at loose

    More than 136K users' Facebook data is still at loose

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    Korea's state-run media regulator has begun a formal investigation into Facebook's user data collection practices, joining the wave of worldwide probes into the firm's worst data breach crisis to date, while also adding other social network platforms to its inspection list.
  • Starting Today, You Can Catch Latios and Latias in Pokemon GO

    Starting Today, You Can Catch Latios and Latias in Pokemon GO

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    April 2nd is bringing all Pokémon GO players the Eon duo they've been waiting for in Raid Battles. Here's an excerpt from the official announcement... The new Legendary Pokemon will appear in the game later today, so stay tuned for more coverage. Pokemon trainers will have the most luck using Dark-Type, Ghost-Type, Ice-Type, and Dragon-Type Pokemon against Latias and Latios.
  • Fortnite now available to all iOS users

    Fortnite now available to all iOS users

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    A teacher going by the name Mr. Hillman sent a request to Epic Games asking them to warn players about playing Fortnite mobile in class, seemingly as just a joke. You need to be logged in to post a comment. Always wanted to have your incredible dance moves immortalized in a video game? " #Fortnite #Battle Royale " is now the most popular video game [VIDEO ] and it keeps getting thousands of new players every single day.
  • Apple will reportedly ditch Intel chips in Macs as early as 2020

    Apple will reportedly ditch Intel chips in Macs as early as 2020

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    The mounting pressure on price table, shares of the company has 20 days moving average (MA) price volume of 2.51% from previously ending price volume of 45.06 million. On Monday, February 26 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Buy". Winland Electronics Inc (WEX) investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in Q4 2017.
  • Arkansas trooper wounded in incident at Rockport

    Arkansas trooper wounded in incident at Rockport

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    Malvern Police Department officers, who were parked near the trooper after answering an unrelated call in the area, returned fire on Kittinger. A spokeswoman for the Maryland State Police says a man suspected of shooting his estranged wife before fatally shooting himself is a former trooper.
  • Opening Day 2018: Complete MLB Schedule For Baseball Season's Best Day

    Opening Day 2018: Complete MLB Schedule For Baseball Season's Best Day

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    Despite the cold weather, this offseason has been quite a hot stove in terms of trades, free agent signings, and organizational drama. For starters, Yu Darvish signed with the Chicago Cubs , Jake Arrieta joined the Philadelphia Phillies and Alex Cobb was a recent addition to the Baltimore Orioles , with all three expected to contribute to their new clubs immediately.
  • OnePlus Tells Us to Get Ready for OnePlus 6

    OnePlus Tells Us to Get Ready for OnePlus 6

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    The new report confirms the same. OnePlus has confirmed that the phone will have a notch in its display, but at this point in the mobile industry, that really shouldn't come as much of a surprise. Apart from the pricing, the publication also got the picture of an official looking OnePlus 6 case, which confirms the back design of the smartphone will be different from that of Oppo R15 .
  • Mark Zuckerberg hits back at Tim Cook

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    Congress must consider imposing "higher standards of transparency" on technology companies gathering their users' data, U.S. Rep. Bill Flores, R-Bryan, said , after news surfaced that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will participate in a hearing with the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which Flores is part of.
  • Samsung launches Notebook 3 and Notebook 5 for everyday computing

    Samsung launches Notebook 3 and Notebook 5 for everyday computing

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    This means that you will get top-notch performance. Or perhaps it figured they would be so low-key it might not matter if they were seen as a joke or not. This version was launched in June 2017 previous year. When it comes to availability, the device has always been carrier-exclusive in the beginning and we doubt that the S9 Active will change anything.
  • 12:55Mysterious Clouds: Venus' Sky Could Harbor Alien Life

    12:55Mysterious Clouds: Venus' Sky Could Harbor Alien Life

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    So first thing first - does life have a realistic chance of sprouting up on Venus, given the planet's notoriously hostile conditions? Limaye was enthusiastic about the idea of further exploring the idea of life in the clouds of Venus after discussions with the University of Zielona's Grzegorz Slowik, who told him that Earth had bacteria that contained light-absorbing properties, which appeared to be very much like dark patches that sometimes last for days.
  • Huawei P20 Lite listed on Vodafone UK

    Huawei P20 Lite listed on Vodafone UK

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    Huawei , the world's third largest smartphone maker is now investing its money into the smartphone which can fold. Xiaomi, another Chinese smartphone giant, recently confirmed that it plans to enter the U.S. Not only this leak but also numerous rumors regarding a foldable phone have also surfaced online. No official word has come out about the smartphone from Microsoft.
  • 55-Inch Mi TV 4S Coming To India; Mi A2 Specifications Leaked!

    55-Inch Mi TV 4S Coming To India; Mi A2 Specifications Leaked!

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    The new TV has a refresh rate of 60Hz with 8ms dynamic response time. The UI comes equipped with deep-learning AI technology which works on different algorithms to learn preferences and interests of a user to offer a more curated and customised content.
  • Ford prices Mustang Bullitt, confirms 480 horsepower

    Ford prices Mustang Bullitt, confirms 480 horsepower

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    As the launch of the film-inspired 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt approaches, Ford announced Thursday that orders for the limited-run pony vehicle are open, with deliveries beginning late this summer. Design tweaks include subtle chrome accents for the unique black grille and front windows, vintage torque-thrust 19-inch aluminum wheels, and red-painted Brembo brakes.
  • Steve Bould backs Wilshere for World Cup

    Steve Bould backs Wilshere for World Cup

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    Arsenal back in the Premier League life after the global break as they are at home against Stoke on Sunday before their Europe League Quarter Final fixture against CSKA Moskva. He said: "I do feel fortunate". Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirmed Petr Cech misses the home game against Stoke City with a "sore groin" but is hopeful the goalkeeper will be fit to face CSKA Moscow on Thursday.
  • Litecoin (LTC) hits new $-9.03 price after -7.40% fall during a day

    Litecoin (LTC) hits new $-9.03 price after -7.40% fall during a day

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    Creditbit has a market capitalization of $2.23 million and approximately $21,011.00 worth of Creditbit was traded on exchanges in the last day. Bytom (BTM) traded 11.5% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.47 or 0.00006948 BTC. For a month, Litecoin Plus (LCP) tokens went down -58.57% from $0.4236 for coin. ArcticCoin's official website is arcticcoin.org . Litecoin's official Twitter account is @LitecoinProject and its Facebook page is accessible here.
  • Cool Easter Weekend With Rain and Snow

    Cool Easter Weekend With Rain and Snow

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    April 2018 could make the list of Top Ten snowiest Aprils from this event alone, according to the NWS. It may be spring, but messy winter weather is still sticking around. Helping to lower the threat would be rain mixing in at times. Vining said the snow will likely contain between a quarter and a third of an inch of moisture, making it wet and heavy.
  • Six Killed at Mining Site in Kaduna

    Six Killed at Mining Site in Kaduna

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    The Kaduna Government says it is within the sustainable debt threshold and eligible to request for more loans. The state government however indicated that it wishes to access $170 million from the funds in 2018 alone, Hunkuyi said adding that the loan is to be utilised by three agencies affliated to the Governor's office.
  • Facebook overhauls privacy settings in aftermath of Cambridge Analytica scandal

    Facebook overhauls privacy settings in aftermath of Cambridge Analytica scandal

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    On Wednesday after the testimony, Wylie tweeted a list of past projects the Cambridge Analytica and its parent company-SCL Group- have undertaken in India , dating back to 2003. However, it seems like Facebook's owes are a long way from getting over. Facebook said it is in the process of re-evaluating its privacy settings to prevent future such incidents.
  • Facebook sued for allegedly allowing housing discrimination

    Facebook sued for allegedly allowing housing discrimination

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    Facebook does ask for permissions to access phone contact data as a way to surface new friend recommendations under " People You May Know " and assist with an algorithm that helps power meaningful connections. Inside the "people" option, users can switch off the option that says "sync contacts". Rejecting the request meant the apps wouldn't work. When combined with a high number of Google Android phone users - as many as 65 per cent according to Statista - it shows as many as 33 per ...
  • Facebook Sued Over Housing Discrimination

    Facebook Sued Over Housing Discrimination

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    Beacon is officially shut down, settling Lane's class action lawsuit. It should go without saying that just because you deleted a messaging thread, it doesn't mean that Facebook doesn't necessarily have it stored, as I found out. Scroll down to reach People . Facebook updated its advertising policies in February 2017 to disallow illegal discrimination in housing, employment and credit advertising.
  • Google has chose to shut down its goo.gl URL shortening service

    Google has chose to shut down its goo.gl URL shortening service

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    The Google url shortener was started in 2009 and this year will be its last. Michael Hermanto, Software Engineer, Firebase, said in a blog post, "To refocus our efforts, we're turning down support for goo.gl over the coming weeks and replacing it with Firebase Dynamic Links (FDL)".
  • Samsung Galaxy Note9 stops by Geekbench with Android 8.1 on board

    Samsung Galaxy Note9 stops by Geekbench with Android 8.1 on board

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    Samsung mobiles will be available at up to Rs 40,000 off with exchange offers, no cost EMI as well as Amazon Pay cashback worth up to Rs 8,000. However soon after, a lot of folks now believe that Samsung's lead is short-lived. In the short term, this means that your phone becomes a remote control to your house. Geekbench results for Note 9. Identical 13MP sensors with a f/1.9 aperture lens adorn the rear and front camera setups.
  • Geelani offers congregational Friday prayers after 8 years

    Geelani offers congregational Friday prayers after 8 years

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    But it is for the first time in these years that he could walk to a mosque in Srinagar to join congregational prayers on Friday. We don't want to snatch a part of India. Meanwhile reports said that youth took to streets and pelted the government forces deployed in the area with stones. "The current people's leadership is equally committed and is honest and steadfast, and like the tremendous sacrifices being offered by the people especially youth, it is also facing hardships", he said.
  • Google's Wear OS gets developer preview

    Google's Wear OS gets developer preview

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    The report further suggests that the new developer preview brings a set of new changes to Wear OS including a Darker UI theme along with improved battery life and enhanced performance etc. Google will also allow listeners to adjust the speed of the narration, or add a bookmark at a certain point that one may want to revisit. That is the ability to stop and pick up exactly where you left off.
  • Moto G6 phones' specs and images shown off before launch

    Moto G6 phones' specs and images shown off before launch

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    In terms of specifications, the Moto G6 will be a dual-SIM smartphone running Android 8.0 Oreo. There has been a flurry of Moto G6 news this week. The report also mentions that familiar Moto software features will be in tow, as well as things like fingerprint sensor gestures. The handset also features a front-facing fingerprint scanner and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
  • BancorpSouth Bank Acquires Shares of 12629 Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (TSM)

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    US stocks whipsawed on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve upgraded its economic outlook and raised interest rates. The S&P 500 fell 5.01 points, or 0.18%, to 2,711.93, with eight of its 11 main sectors posting declines. The moving average is easy to calculate and, once plotted on a chart, is a powerful visual trend-spotting tool. What do you mean by simple moving average (SMA)? Moving averages can help smooth out these erratic movements by removing day-to-day fluctuations and make ...