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Microsoft is Planning to buy GitHub at $ 2 Billion: The movement comes in the middle GitHub's efforts to find a replacement for their founder and ex-CEO Chris Wanstrath who announced his resignation previous year. In the interim, GitHub's Chief Business Officer Julio Avalos joined the company's board of directors and took over much of the day-to-day leadership of the company.
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 to use in-display fingerprint sensor courtesy of Qualcomm

    Samsung Galaxy S10 to use in-display fingerprint sensor courtesy of Qualcomm

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    As reported by Dutch blog Galaxy Club and seen on Samsung's United States online forum, several users have reported issues on the Galaxy A3 (2017) ever since the update that brought Android Oreo to the smartphone. The scanner is ready for the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. From the TENNA list, we knew the smartphone's AMOLED infinity Display is of 6.2 inches with a resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio.
  • WWDC 2018: Apple to introduce ARKit 2.0 at this year's developer conference

    WWDC 2018: Apple to introduce ARKit 2.0 at this year's developer conference

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    According to the posters, the iPhone SE 2 sports an iPhone X-like notch on the top of the display and it is expected to support wireless charging. While ClassKit is specially made for developers of educational apps . This falls in line with all the earlier rumors we've heard so far and really fills us with optimism that, you see, Apple could actually release an iPhone SE 2 this year.
  • Nintendo stock rises as Pokemon unveils new games

    Nintendo stock rises as Pokemon unveils new games

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    It is, after all, kinda rare to find Pokemon missing in one of Nintendo's most successful gaming platform to date. Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee were officially announced this week , and it seems to have gone down well with investors.
  • Groove Music for Android and iOS will be retired

    Groove Music for Android and iOS will be retired

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    This isn't a huge surprise, but Microsoft revealed today that it will retire its Groove app for Android and iOS this year. The death of iOS and Android development means access to any music files from the company's OneDrive cloud service will stop from Groove Music mobile apps.
  • Facebook to pull plug on 'Trending' topics feature

    Facebook to pull plug on 'Trending' topics feature

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    But instead of letting Facebook's moderators make editorial decisions, there has been a subtle shift to let news organisations do so. "So we're exploring new ways to help people stay informed about timely, breaking news that matters to them, while making sure the news they see on Facebook is from trustworthy and quality sources ", she said.
  • California Considers Its Own Net Neutrality Rules

    California Considers Its Own Net Neutrality Rules

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    The California Senate on Wednesday approved a statewide net neutrality framework, advancing consumer protections experts claim are more stringent than the recently nixed federal laws. Wiener wrote the bill. Under normal circumstances, FCC rules surrounding net neutrality would pre-empt any state law, making the California bill toothless.
  • BBC 'to limit' World Cup Ultra HD

    BBC 'to limit' World Cup Ultra HD

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    The Ultra HD stream will be visible on the iPlayer home screen when coverage begins, and remain there until it's fully subscribed. According to the BBC , the number of screens with access to 4K streaming will be limited, those who get access will be determined on a first come first serve basis, and with millions of people watching the event, you better be snappy at pulling up the stream.
  • Facebook killing controversial ‘Trending’ feature, breaking news alerts and more coming

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    He said algorithms are good for very narrow, well-defined tasks. The human curation process has been widely debated since the initial controversy over the Trending module, and it was also the subject of a Wired cover story . On Friday, one of the site's biggest changes was announced. It also said it was launching a dedicated section for live coverage and daily news briefings in its Watch product.
  • Fortnite Launching on Nintendo Switch

    Fortnite Launching on Nintendo Switch

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    After reporting that Fortnite for the Nintendo Switch would be at Nintendo's E3 2018 event it seems that the game has been confirmed via multiple sources. A third-person shooter action Nintendo switch game that collects resources and builds defensive fortresses to stop monsters. Further, the board rated Sunset Overdrive for PC, revealing that a port of the Xbox One game is on the way, as well as unveiling Borderlands: Game of Year Edition is also coming to modern consoles.
  • Telegram App Says Apple Is Blocking Updates Over Dispute With Russia

    Telegram App Says Apple Is Blocking Updates Over Dispute With Russia

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    Pavel Durov, who co-founded Telegram with his brother Nikolai Durov in 2013, said that Apple sided with Russian Federation after the company refused to provide decryption keys for users' communications to the country's security agencies. Durov claims that Apple has blocked Telegram updates worldwide since it received a legally-binding letter from Russia's communications watchdog ordering a ban.
  • Canon officially ends sales of film cameras

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    Before the digital revolution, it was the camera of choice for many top photojournalists and sports shooters, and it still holds its own even today. Canon made its first film camera, the Kwanon, in 1934, which was named after the Buddhist god of mercy, Kwannon.
  • Qualcomm launches XR1 chipset dedicated to augmented and virtual reality

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    Qualcomm states that the XR1 is capable of pushing out Ultra-HD resolutions at 60fps, making it more than capable enough to power the VR devices now on the market. With such a technology still to be integrated and refined to the current line of headsets, we can expect the next bunch of standalone VR and AR headsets to be powered by the Snapdragon XR1 as soon as early 2019.
  • Facebook Kills Off Trending Topics Feature

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    Meanwhile, the " Today In " feature is in testing in 33 US cities across the U.S. However, it was only available in five countries and accounted for less than 1.5% of clicks to news publishers on average. When recently testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, he insisted again that Facebook is a tech company.
  • Facebook losing out to YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat among United States teens

    Facebook losing out to YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat among United States teens

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    However, very few say they use those platforms most often: Twitter took 3-percent, Reddit took 1-percent, and Tumblr took less than a single percentage point. 31 percent of the surveyed teens believe social media has a positive effect as it helped them to connect with their family and friends. The social media landscape is also changing with more teens having smartphones - 95 percent, compared to about 75 percent in the last survey in 2015.
  • Apple iPhone SE 2 Screen Protector With A Notch Leaked

    Apple iPhone SE 2 Screen Protector With A Notch Leaked

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    Apple is kicking off its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) next week, and all eyes are on what new software and hardware products might be unveiled during the event. The annual event serves as a place for app developers to meet each other and learn about the future of Apple's various platforms, and for Apple to discuss that future with them.
  • ARM Introduces Cortex-A76 CPU, Mali-G76 GPU And Mali-V76 VPU

    ARM Introduces Cortex-A76 CPU, Mali-G76 GPU And Mali-V76 VPU

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    This year is no exception as the event is back on the American side of the Atlantic in Austin Texas where Arm has one of its major design centres. Arm is pitching the new CPU as having "laptop-class" performance combined with mobile efficiency.
  • Fortnite Introduces Its First Battle Royale Mode Vehicle: Shopping Carts!

    Fortnite Introduces Its First Battle Royale Mode Vehicle: Shopping Carts!

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    Fortnite has launched the first vehicle in its Battle Royale mode but it might not have been what everyone was expecting. The hero's perks include Zip and Zap, where "Lefty and Righty become Space Pistols that fire projectiles", a technique that pierces enemies, bounces, and deals high energy damage, according to its patch notes.
  • Wild card triumph: Little-known speller wins national bee

    Wild card triumph: Little-known speller wins national bee

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    After being presented with the word, Yeshlur requested a definition from the judges. She said she struggled with the "ae" because that's not normally seen in German. And some states, such as Montana, sent only one victor to the nationals while others, like OH, sent 18. Dallas has always been one of the most competitive regions in the country, and the lack of opportunity for spellers as talented as Karthik is what led Scripps to create the wild-card program in the first place.
  • Apple iOS 12 will allow more NFC functions, like unlocking doors

    Apple iOS 12 will allow more NFC functions, like unlocking doors

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    ARKit 2.0 is being developed internally and this will enable a new mode that would let users play AR games against each other in the same virtual environment. While rumors of new MacBooks, MacBook Pros, iPad Pros, and possibly MacBook Airs have circulated for months, none are expected to debut next week. As has now become the norm for WWDC we have begun to see one or two photos appearing online which show what the outside of the convention center looks like right now.
  • Monster Hunter World Adds New Elder Dragon In Free Update Today

    Monster Hunter World Adds New Elder Dragon In Free Update Today

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    The version 4.0 update includes many changes, fixes, and a new set of gear, but most notably, players can look forward to now encountering Empress of Flame, Lunastra , in the game. It's also easier to pet the little Poogie in Astera too, you'll be happy to know. Okay, it's only a new monster, but it's free, so who cares. With this design change, you can now unlock the trophy by speaking to Ecological Research if you've already maxed out the research levels for the original lineup of monsters.
  • Fallout 76 release date, trailer and what to expect?

    Fallout 76 release date, trailer and what to expect?

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    It's a major shift for the series, which has always featured a single player RPG, but it actually comes as an extension of Fallout 4 . Citing three unnamed people "familiar with the project", Kotaku reports that Fallout 76 was initially envisioned as a multiplayer version of Fallout 4 , however, it has now changed to become an online survival RPG with a proper storyline and quests.
  • Ubisoft confirms Assassin's Creed Odyssey, releases a teaser trailer

    Ubisoft confirms Assassin's Creed Odyssey, releases a teaser trailer

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    It did not provide a response. Could Ubi be lining up a big Assassin's Creed Odyssey reveal for E3 this June? Details of the last several games have leaked before their official reveal, and Odyssey may not buck that tradition. Finally, Schreier states that Odyssey is slated for release during Ubisoft's 2019 fiscal year, which ends on March 31st, 2019. Ubisoft is also considering how it can continue to grow the series after the successful adoption of more role-playing elements in ...
  • Telegram: Apple Has Blocked Our Updates Since Russian Ban

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    The reason the Russian government wants Apple to remove Telegram from its App Store is because Telegram wouldn't provide it with the app's decryption keys. Apple has yet to respond, so it's now unclear why a ban on the app in one country is causing Apple to block app updates worldwide. As yet, neither have responded.
  • Cody Coming To Street Fighter V On June 26th

    Cody Coming To Street Fighter V On June 26th

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    I also like how the actor portraying Cody in the live-action portions of the trailer really looks nothing like the character. "Arcade Edition, Mike Haggar exonerates Cody of his crimes, which leads to him being the new mayor of Metro City" reads the blog post on Capcom's official website.
  • Bethesda Games Studio Tweeting Teaser for Upcoming Fallout Release

    Bethesda Games Studio Tweeting Teaser for Upcoming Fallout Release

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    The exact nature of the release is unknown but it could be a remake of an existing Fallout game or an entirely new entry. With E3 right around the corner comes a new teaser from Bethesda , something that we had no idea was coming - something something Fallout! 2018 is the 10th anniversary of Fallout 3 , which originally appeared on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC in October 2008.
  • All iPhones To Get OLED Screens Next Year

    All iPhones To Get OLED Screens Next Year

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    Apple made a decision to use OLED (organic light-emitting diode) display for all of its three new iPhones planned for 2019, as reported by Electronic Times of South Korea. It can be hard to imagine the iPhone X becoming more expensive than it is, but this just might be the case if recently leaked details turn out to be true.
  • Xiaomi launches Mi 8 flagship smartphone

    Xiaomi launches Mi 8 flagship smartphone

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    Basically, you're not seeing the actual components under the hood of the Mi 8 Explorer Edition there, with a sticker of sorts or 3D plastic cover applied on top of the real motherboard to embellish the phone's less spectacular-looking innards.
  • Get Nearly All Star Citizen Ships In a Single $27000 USD Pack

    Get Nearly All Star Citizen Ships In a Single $27000 USD Pack

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    Well, over the years we all have seen insane Star Citizen DLC prices but if you think that they were insane, then you would be shocked to know that this new DLC is worth $27,000, for those who have already spent above $1000. But you can check out everything's that included in The Legatus Pack via this forum post . They don't expect anyone to spend that much money on the game and they wish no one does.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation recommends rebooting your router

    Federal Bureau of Investigation recommends rebooting your router

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    The agency put out a public service announcement saying the malware can collect information, block network traffic and even disable the router . The bulletin says VPNFilter can make router devices "inoperable", adding that the malware can take personal information from those devices.
  • Xiaomi Mi 8 SE with Snapdragon 710 SoC & 20MP Selfie Camera Launched

    Xiaomi Mi 8 SE with Snapdragon 710 SoC & 20MP Selfie Camera Launched

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    But that will happen when it will happen. Let's take a look at what the latest iteration of MIUI offers. Xiaomi is also selling a Mi 8 Explorer Edition . In terms of specifications, the Mi 8 is decked out because it features a very large 6.21-inch AMOLED display with an Always-On screen and a crisp resolution of 2,248 x 1,080.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Unlikely To Have Under Display Fingerprint Sensor

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Unlikely To Have Under Display Fingerprint Sensor

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    Despite the fact this is not a customized version of the Samsung Galaxy S9 , Microsoft will still provide support to the customers. During CES this past January, one of the phones that grabbed our attention the most was the Vivo X20 Plus UD - primarily because of its in-display fingerprint sensor.
  • Atari VCS Retro Gaming Console Preorders Open Via Indiegogo

    Atari VCS Retro Gaming Console Preorders Open Via Indiegogo

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    Exclusive to Indiegogo and available for a limited time only, this edition is available for $299 United States dollars. The Atari VCS is due to ship mid-2019. May 30 is here, which means that Atari VCS preorders are now open. As for peripheral support, Atari says that Bluetooth and USB controllers, keyboards and mice are supported.
  • LG V35 ThinQ hands-on: Modern brains but last year’s looks

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    Google just added three new Project Fi phones to its roster: the LG G7 ThinQ , the LG V35 ThinQ , and the Motorola Moto G6 . Of course, AT&T wasn't alone there, with wanting an OLED display on a LG smartphone, many potential LG customers wanted an OLED display on the G7 ThinQ when it was announced last month, but LG chose to go with an LED panel.
  • Will plus size smartphone feature iPhone X's best design feature?

    Will plus size smartphone feature iPhone X's best design feature?

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    The display also will have a notch at the top, while the smaller Pixel 3 will look very similar to the Pixel 2 . The smaller model will look similar to the Pixel 2 and won't include the notch or edge-to-edge look, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the plans aren't yet public.
  • Plex adds podcast support and customizable home screen on iOS and Android

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    At CES in January, TechCrunch broke the news that media software maker Plex was planning to expand its service with the addition of new media content, starting with podcasts. And Plex has updated the player experience in its web and mobile apps to include variable speed playback, which is useful for podcasts in particular.
  • Valve removes controversial school-shooting simulator from Steam

    Valve removes controversial school-shooting simulator from Steam

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    The developer was planning to sell the game on Steam, a publishing marketplace run by Valve Corporation of Bellevue, Wash . Demands from anti-gun charity The Infer Trust have proven fruitful, causing Valve to launch an investigation into the title, alongside developer Revived Games and publisher Acid.
  • Walmart spills details on new Sonic game for Nintendo Switch

    Walmart spills details on new Sonic game for Nintendo Switch

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    The boxart and screenshots were leaked earlier by Walmart . The game includes three character types and vehicle customization options and also allows players to race together and work together as a team by sharing power-ups and speed boosts.
  • The Next Fallout Game is Fallout 76

    The Next Fallout Game is Fallout 76

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    The full reveal trailer can be viewed below, with no release date known at the time of writing. After much teasing yesterday, Bethesda Softworks has announced the next entry in the Fallout franchise with Fallout 76! Vault 76 is located in Virginia meaning we'll be in a new location for this game , provided the entirety of the game isn't spent in a vault.
  • Leaked screen protectors hint at Google Pixel 3 XL with notch design

    Leaked screen protectors hint at Google Pixel 3 XL with notch design

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    Yesterday we shared a potentially huge Google leak that left people with mixed emotions. Given that Android P has native notch support, it makes sense for at least one of the next Pixel lineups to include a notch. If the latest leak is true, this time Google is clearly taking Apple 's route of introducing a notch on the flagship smartphone. The basics here are Wallpapers, Icons, and Fonts, but you'll also get the right boot animation and hardware-centric designs provided for the Pixel ...