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The real money, though, is in the buying power these shoppers wield: Prime members reportedly spend an average of $1,300 a year on Amazon, compared with $700 for its customers who are not members. Without knowing how big Prime is or how much it's growing, it's been hard to figure out how successful the program has been. He added that in 2017, more new members joined Prime than in any other year.
  • Google to spend $300M in war on fake news

    Google to spend $300M in war on fake news

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    Gingras said . Google believes having a single point of subscription for news outlets will offer more ease to users, therefore funneling more money into publishers' pockets. There are comparable challenges on YouTube , and we're taking a similar approach, highlighting relevant content from verified news sources in a "Top News" shelf.
  • 'Fortnite Battle Royale': The new blitz mode is fast, aggressive and amusing

    'Fortnite Battle Royale': The new blitz mode is fast, aggressive and amusing

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    God of War is an action-adventure video game series loosely based on Greek mythology, originally created by David Jaffe at Sony's Santa Monica Studio. Now mobile Fortnite will only be available to iOS11 users, meaning that it doesn't yet support Android devices. Since the beginning of the match, the circle is already formed, and the shrinking countdown begins as soon as you hit the ground.
  • Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting FB data

    Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting FB data

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    Facebook released a statement on Friday acknowledging that it learned it had been "lied to" about Cambridge Analytica and an affiliate's activities in 2015, more than two years before suspending the firm from its platform, but did not alert users at the time .
  • Mario placed on Google Maps, but why?

    Mario placed on Google Maps, but why?

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    For a week starting today, one can replace the regular blue navigation arrow with an image of Mario riding a go kart. To activate Mario Time, enter a destination and request directions in Google Maps . March 10 is Mario Day , because MAR10. You can also pick up some stylish new duds inspired by Mario, Luigi, Wario, and Princess Peach. If you purchase the full game, you'll be able to enjoy all World Tour and Toad Rally courses, play as additional playable characters, take on Remix 10 ...
  • Oculus Rift VR Headsets Go Offline Worldwide

    Oculus Rift VR Headsets Go Offline Worldwide

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    Apparently, the system software couldn't "reach Oculus Runtime Service", per error messages being posted to the Oculus forums , and spotted by Polygon . "Our teams apologise for any inconvenience this may be causing you and appreciate your patience while we work on a resolution". Yesterday, they announced problems with the Nvidia driver updates that were effecting VR users .
  • Nintendo Direct planned for later this week

    Nintendo Direct planned for later this week

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    Even when we got our early January Nintendo Direct out of the way, fans were pretty confident that the "mini" nature of it would mean another would be due in weeks. "The prize-draw closes at 23:59 on 18th March and once it does we'll randomly select 10 winners, each one will receive £100 of Nintendo Official UK Store Credit".
  • Call of Duty 2018: New Leak Points to Black Ops 4

    Call of Duty 2018: New Leak Points to Black Ops 4

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    A new Call of Duty comes out every year, and the shooter is always the best-selling title of said year. Players will be able to enjoy this mode on the new Redwood Snow map, an icy variant of the forest classic. If Activision will follow its previous schedule, then fans will only have to wait a month before an official announcement. At the start of a match, one player is randomly chosen as the first infected whose goal is to infect the other players.
  • Despite

    Despite "Pixel vs iPhone" Google phone sales are tiny

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    Its availability is also limited to a handful of markets. Pixel's user base mostly consists of hardcore Android fans who want the pure Android experience. In the United States, 90% of smartphones are sold via wireless carriers. More countries, a better retail presence, and more carrier deals would be a good start.
  • Published iPhone Source Code Is The 'Biggest Leak In History'

    Published iPhone Source Code Is The 'Biggest Leak In History'

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    The good news is that this leak could help the jailbreaking developers to have access to modifications in the deepest corners of the system, so it means we could tweak it some more! That employee was apparently encouraged by friends from the Jailbreaking community to pull source code and internal tools from Apple's servers.
  • Nokia 3310 4G Launched: Features, Specifications, Price here

    Nokia 3310 4G Launched: Features, Specifications, Price here

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    The revived Nokia 3310 2G and Nokia 3310 3G models that were launched a year ago run on Nokia's S30+ operating system , and it was very limited in terms of functionality. All four major telecom players, including Reliance Jio , Airtel, Vodafone and Idea, have substantially reduced data tariffs to boost 4G services in India .
  • Sending SMS Messages With the Help of Amazon's Alexa

    Sending SMS Messages With the Help of Amazon's Alexa

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    You can still tell Alexa to "send a message" but if you do that, it will try and send it via the Alexa app first. All the texts sent would reflect in the smartphone's text app, notes CNN. Yes, customers can now send SMS to others via Alexa. Now there is no way to send emojis in texts through Alexa. It is expected that all three accents would be available to USA users in the near future.
  • Apple HomePod first listen: not enough punch for the price

    Apple HomePod first listen: not enough punch for the price

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    Keep in mind the Google Home Max and the Sonos 1 both offer sound that will be close, but apple has a trick with the HomePod . Apple says later this year you'll be able to link two HomePods together (through AirPlay 2 ) for multi-room control and "stereo" listening (that'll cost you $700 USA sir, there's no discount for a second "Pod").
  • Intel promises fixed Spectre patch to stop PCs rebooting

    Intel promises fixed Spectre patch to stop PCs rebooting

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    More than six months after Google informed Intel that almost all the computers on the planet released in the last 20 years have security holes thanks to a chip design flaw, Intel seems no closer to completely addressing the Meltdown and Spectre issues than it did when it first went public with the news in early January.
  • WhatsApp Business Version Debuts On Android

    WhatsApp Business Version Debuts On Android

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    The app will soon be rolled out worldwide. Here, chatbots - machine learning and artificial intelligence powered software - respond to customer messages in Messenger conversations, enabling users to get updates on delivery times and other services from a range of businesses.
  • Ford Brings the Ranger Back into the Fold

    Ford Brings the Ranger Back into the Fold

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    A few days ago, we predicted that there might be a new Ford Mustang Bullitt unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show , and we were right. Ford last made the midsize Ranger pickup in North America back in 2011. For off-road chops the rear- and four-wheel-drive models both feature Dana Trac-Lok differentials, and an electrically locking rear diff is available as an option or standard on the FX2 and FX4 trims .
  • Privacy: WhatsApp's group messages might not be as secure as you think

    Privacy: WhatsApp's group messages might not be as secure as you think

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    All group members are deemed administrators, and can thus add a new group member by sending an encrypted group management message to the other participants. In a statement to IANS on Thursday, a WhatsApp spokesperson said: "We've looked at this issue carefully". "The WhatsApp server can therefore use the fact that it can stealthily reorder and drop messages in the group", the paper states.
  • Jeep Cherokee's new look revealed for 2019

    Jeep Cherokee's new look revealed for 2019

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    The rest of the front bumper and grille also look a bit softer and rounder, but there's still a hint of the wedge-y pointy look of the previous generation that helps keep the crossover immediately identifiable as a Cherokee. Jeep promises a "new, authentic and more premium design" and "even more fuel-efficient powertrain choices". There seem to be revisions to the metallic trim, and a new design around the base of the transmission shifter.
  • Facebook now lets you mute annoying friends or groups for 30 days

    Facebook now lets you mute annoying friends or groups for 30 days

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    Seeing too many photos of your uncle's new cat? With Snooze , you can clear your News Feed of friends you still like, but who now won't stop posting about their recent exotic vacation, wedding, or new cat. Facebook's algorithms are sophisticated, but they haven't overtaken us yet. "Do people connect in meaningful ways online?" Facebook recently pledged $1 million toward research "to better understand the relationship between media technologies, youth development and well-being".
  • BMW USA Announces Price for the all-new BMW M5

    BMW USA Announces Price for the all-new BMW M5

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    Since its introduction in 2014, the i8 has been the world's best selling hybrid sports auto, but for the 2019 model year the i8 gets some nice performance upgrades and the addition of the roadster. BMW made the 2019 i8 greener than the current one by putting a bigger emphasis on pure electric drive. Both cars are powered by a reworked version of the previous petrol-electric hybrid system.
  • Donald Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players Jailed In China

    Donald Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players Jailed In China

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    Freshman LiAngelo Ball was detained along with Jalen Hill and Cody Riley almost two weeks ago and returned last week after Trump said he had a long conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping about the incident. LaVar Ball told ESPN that while he was pleased with how the situation in China was handled, he feels like it was overblown. All three players have been suspended from the UCLA basketball team indefinitely.
  • OnePlus 5T vs iPhone X

    OnePlus 5T vs iPhone X

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    The device also comes with face-unlocking feature, similar to Apple's face ID for security goal apart from fingerprint sensor. It comes with 16 Megapixel Sony IMX398 sensor primary and 20 Megapixel Sony IMX376K sensor secondary rear camera with Dual LED flash.
  • FDA Approves First Digital Pill for Psychiatric Conditions

    FDA Approves First Digital Pill for Psychiatric Conditions

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    The wearable patch was developed by California-based Proteus Digital Health . It automatically activates when it comes into contact with stomach fluid, though it can take anywhere from half an hour to two hours to detect ingestion. The single biggest boon is the ability to track drug use. Forgetfulness and cloudy thinking can be symptoms of the mental health conditions that Abilify is approved to treat, and patients with mental illness are known to struggle to take medication ...
  • Netflix Android Beta Program Free Download Once Again

    Netflix Android Beta Program Free Download Once Again

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    Essentially, Google has made a decision to capitalize on the interest in the new app, thanks to its exposure through media coverage . A new Android app called " Files Go " is being prepared for launch by Google , that will allow Android users to better manage the files on their phone as well as transfer those files easily, similar to the way Apple's AirDrop works, TechCrunch is reporting.
  • Nintendo Switch adds Hulu to its library in the US

    Nintendo Switch adds Hulu to its library in the US

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    The download is free, but users will need to have a Hulu subscription in order to access content. Hulu (with live TV) is the first United States streaming service to be released on the Switch. The Nintendo Switch is the ideal hardware for parents allowing children to enjoy video streaming apps though. The Switch has been one of the Nintendo's best selling consoles to date.
  • StarCraft II Is Going Free-to-Play, Veterans Receive Special Gift

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    The Co-op Commanders Raynor, Kerrigan, andArtanis will remain completely free , meaning that you can keep leveling them to your heart's content. The rest of the campaigns-Heart of the Swarm, Legacy of the Void , and Nova Covert Ops- will be available for purchase for $14.99 each, or $39.99 in a bundle.
  • New Overwatch Character Moira Announced, while Reinhardt Gets an Epic Animated Short

    New Overwatch Character Moira Announced, while Reinhardt Gets an Epic Animated Short

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    Her name is Moira and she is the latest support class hero for the popular FPS game. She is a biotic-based hero that uses her powers for either damage or healing in a moment's notice during a match. Coalescence- Moira channels a long-range beam that both heals allies and bypasses barriers to damage her enemies. The new map, Blizzard World, is a theme park packed with references to every other Blizzard property, from StarCraft to Lost Vikings.
  • Police scour for details leading up to Utah student slaying

    Police scour for details leading up to Utah student slaying

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    Authorities believe 24-year-old Austin Boutain shot a 23-year-old man by the entrance to Red Butte Canyon in Salt Lake City after attempting to hijack his vehicle. The University of Utah campus is eerily quiet this Halloween day. Rachel Tam of Pleasant Grove, Utah, said Tuesday that Guo was a member of the Mormon church and served as a missionary in Provo.
  • Monster Hunter World beta dates detailed by Capcom

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    Aloy will be exclusive to the PlayStation 4 version of the game, but the beta will be accessible to players across platforms. "Available starting December 9th, players from around the world can experience three fearsome quests as they join up with other hunters online or take on the beasts alone in the exclusive beta for PlayStation Plus users".
  • Google CEO: I will 'drop everything' to fix burger emoji

    Google CEO: I will 'drop everything' to fix burger emoji

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    That's why it's so refreshing to see the CEO of a company as colossal as Google focussing his attention on what really matters: how a cheeseburger should be correctly put together - and an emoji cheeseburger to boot. Between the two buns, the company's graphic designer chose to add, from top to bottom, lettuce and tomato, then patty, then the cheese. The further up the chain of command you get within a company, the more it seems like all anyone is bothered about is profits, profits, ...
  • IPhone X Unboxing And Packaging Showed In Leaked Images

    IPhone X Unboxing And Packaging Showed In Leaked Images

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    It is during this meeting that Peterson is given access to her father's iPhone X and includes a quick hands-on of the unreleased device in her video. A brief clip from the video appears to identify her father as Ken Bauer , described as an "RF guy" on a profile found in LinkedIn . Then Amelia was approached by Apple to take down the video, and she just did just like they said.
  • Eminem wins NZ$600K from NZ National Party for 'Lose Yourself' rip-off

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    She said it was no coincidence the composer of " Eminem Esque " had the music to the original in front of him when he wrote his song. Cull stopped short of hitting up the National Party for additional damages, stating that they had acted on professional advice that led to them including the song in the advertisement.
  • Google Adds Antivirus Feature For Chrome Web Browser On Windows PC

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    Chrome users have previously been able to use the standalone Chrome Cleanup Tool to remove harmful software. It has a new function to combat with malicious code. Google's Chrome Cleanup tool will warn users of warmful software that's installed in their Windows PCs. At first glance, there are numerous references to the Google Assistant and its native functions that will soon grace Chromebooks and likely the Chrome browser in general.
  • Google Maps Removes Calorie-Burning Cupcake Counter over Complaints About Fat Shaming

    Google Maps Removes Calorie-Burning Cupcake Counter over Complaints About Fat Shaming

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    Apparently daring to compare burning off calories to the consumption of innocuous, cute cupcakes is cancerous in 2017, with social justice warriors going off their politically correct trees. Others noted, however, that other mapping apps have long had similar features (though not with the whole cupcake aspect). "For some people, that's not an issue at all", said Claire Mysko, the chief executive of the National Eating Disorders Association in an interview with The New York Times .